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Jurg L. Jaggi

Associate Director, Center for Functional and Restorative Neurosurgery, Department of Neurosurgery, University of Pennsylvania

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University of Pennsylvania
Department of Neurosurgery
235 S. Eighth Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106
Office: 215-829-5375
Fax: 215-829-6645
B.S. (Electrical Engineering)
Hochschule für Technik NTB, Buchs, Switzerland, 1973.
B.S. (Bioengineering )
Hochschule für Technik NTB, Buchs, Switzerland, 1974.
M.Sc. (Radiation Physics )
University of London, England, 1976.
Ph.D. (Bioengineering)
University of Pennsylvania, USA, 1985.
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Selected Publications

Kramer Daniel R, Halpern Casey H, Buonacore Dana L, McGill Kathryn R, Hurtig Howard I, Jaggi Jurg L, Baltuch Gordon H: Best surgical practices: a stepwise approach to the University of Pennsylvania deep brain stimulation protocol. Neurosurgical focus 29(2): E3, Aug 2010.

Kilpatrick Michaux, Church Ephraim, Danish Shabbar, Stiefel Michael, Jaggi Jurg, Halpern Casey, Kerr Marie, Maloney Eileen, Robinson Michael, Lucki Irwin, Krizman-Grenda Elizabeth, Baltuch Gordon: Intracerebral microdialysis during deep brain stimulation surgery. Journal of neuroscience methods 190(1): 106-11, Jun 2010.

Halpern CH, McGill KR,Baltuch GH, Jaggi JL : Longevity analyses of currently available deep brain stimulation devices. Stereotactic and Functional Neurosurgery Page: in press, 2010.

Lega BC, Halpern CH, Jaggi JL, Baltuch GH: Deep brain stimulation in the treatment of refractory epilepsy: Update on current data and future directions. Neurobiol Dis Page: In press, 2010.

Bauman JA, Church E, Halpern CH, Danish SF, Zaghloul KA, Jaggi JL, Stein SC, Baltuch GH: Subcutaneous heparin for prophylaxis of venous thromboembolism in deep brain stimulation surgery: evidence from a decision analysis. Neurosurgery 65(2): 276-280, Aug 2009.

Wong S, Baltuch GH, Jaggi JL, Danish SF: Functional localization and visualization of the subthalamic nucleus from microelectrode recordings acquired during DBS surgery with unsupervised machine learning. J Neural Eng 6(2): 026006, Apr 2009.

Zaghloul KA, Blanco JA, Weidemann CT, McGill K, Jaggi JL, Baltuch GH, Kahana MJ: Human Substantia Nigra Neurons Encode Unexpected Financial Rewards. Science 323(5920): 1496-1499, Mar 2009.

Sanborn MR, Danish SF, Ranalli NJ, Grady MS, Jaggi JL, Baltuch GH: Thalamic Deep Brain Stimulation for Midbrain Tremor Secondary to Cystic Degeneration of the Brainstem. Stereot Funct Neuros 87(2): 128-33, 2009.

Connolly PJ, Kilpatrick M, Jaggi JL, Church E, Baltuch GH: Feasibility of an Operational Standardized Checklist for Movement Disorder Surgery A Pilot Study. Stereot Funct Neuros 87(2): 94-100, 2009.

Halpern CH, Wolf JA, Bale TL, Stunkard AJ, Danish SF, Grossman M, Jaggi JL, Grady MS, Baltuch GH: Deep brain stimulation in the treatment of obesity. J Neurosurg 109(4): 625-34, Oct 2008.

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