William C. Olivero



  • Beckman Institute
  • 405 North Mathews Avenue
  • Urbana, Illinois 61801


  • 2016
    • Olivero, W.; Wszalek, T.; Wang, H.; Farahvar, A.; Rieth, S.; Johnson, C., Magnetic Resonance Elastography Demonstrating Low Brain Stiffness in a Patient with Low-Pressure Hydrocephalus: Case Report. Pediatric Neurosurgery 2016, 51, 251-262, DOI:10.1159/000445900.
  • 2014
    • Wang, B.; Normoyle, K.; Farahvar, A.; Olivero, W. C.; Wang, H., Chiari I Malformation with Acute Brain Stem Compression Syndromes Requiring Emergency Neurosurgical Intervention: Report of Two Cases. Journal of Neurological Disorders 2014, 2, 177, DOI:10.4172/2329-6895.1000177.

    • Wang, B.; Moon, S. J.; Olivero, W. C.; Wang, H., Pelvic Pain from a Giant Presacral Tarlov Cyst Successfully Obliterated Using Aneurysm Clips in a Patient with Marfan Syndrome. Journal of Neurosurgery-Spine 2014, 21, (5), 833-836, DOI:10.3171/2014.8.Spine148.

    • Payne, C.; Olivero, W. C.; Wang, B.; Moon, S. J.; Farahvar, A.; Chen, E.; Wang, H., A Rare Case of an Orbital Mass Mimicking Orbital Pseudotumor Requiring Neurosurgical Intervention. Case Reports in Neurological Medicine 2014 4, DOI:10.1155/2014/395196.

  • 2013
    • Johnson, C. L.; McGarry, M. D. J.; Gharibans, A. A.; Weaver, J. B.; Paulsen, K. D.; Wang, H.; Olivero, W. C.; Sutton, B. P.; Georgiadis, J. G., Local Mechanical Properties of White Matter Structures in the Human Brain. Neuroimage 2013, 79, 145-152, DOI: 10.1016/j.neuroimage.2013.04.089.

    • Wang, B.; Moon, S. J.; Olivero, W.; Wang, H., Cortical Blindness as a Rare Presentation of Cerebral Venous Thrombosis. Journal of Surgical Case Reports 2013, 5, DOI: 10.1093/jscr/rjt035.

    • Wang, B.; Moon, S. J.; Wang, H.; Olivero, W., Isolated Unilateral Temporalis Muscle Hypertrophy: A Case Report. Journal of Neurosurgery: Pediatrics 2013, 11, (4), 451-453.

  • 2012
    • Wang, H.; Olivero, W.; Elkins, W., Traumatic Brain Injury and Hypothermia. Journal of Neurosurgery 2012, 116, (5), 1159-1160.

    • Wang, H.; Olivero, W. C.; Elkins, W., Letter to the Editor: Discrete Cerebral Hypothermia in the Management of Traumatic Brain Injury: A Randomized Controlled Trial. Journal of Neurosurgery 2012, 116, (5), 1159.

    • Johnson, C. L.; Chen, D. D.; Olivero, W. C.; Sutton, B. P.; Georgiadis, J. G., Effect of Off-Frequency Sampling in Magnetic Resonance Elastography. Magnetic Resonance Imaging 2012, 30, (2), 205-212.

    • Olivero, W. C.; Wang, H.; Rak, R.; Sharrock, M. F., Percutaneous Balloon Rhizotomy for Trigeminal Neuralgia Using Three-Dimensional Fluoroscopy. World Neurosurgery 2012, 77, DOI: 10.1016/j.wneu.2011.03.041.

  • 2011
    • Sharma, H. A.; Gupta, R.; Olivero, W., fMRI in Patients with Lumbar Disc Disease: A Paradigm to Study Patients over Time. Journal of Pain Research 2011, 4, 401-405.

    • Choo, A. L.; Kraft, S. J.; Olivero, W.; Ambrose, N. G.; Sharma, H.; Chang, S. E.; Loucks, T. M., Corpus Callosum Differences Associated with Persistent Stuttering in Adults. Journal of Communication Disorders 2011, 44, (4), 470-477.

  • 2009
    • Barbaro, N. M.; Quigg, M.; Broshek, D. K.; Ward, M. M.; Lamborn, K. R.; Laxer, K. D.; Larson, D. A.; Dillon, W.; Verhey, L.; Garcia, P.; Steiner, L.; Heck, C.; Kondziolka, D.; Beach, R.; Olivero, W.; Witt, T. C.; Salanova, V.; Goodman, R., A multicenter, prospective pilot study of gamma knife radiosurgery for mesial temporal lobe epilepsy: seizure response, adverse events, and verbal memory. Annals of Neurology 2009, 65, (2), 167-75.

    • Olivero, W. C.; Wang, H.; Hanigan, W. C.; Henderson, J. P.; Tracy, P. T.; Elwood, P. W.; Lister, J. R.; Lyle, L., Cauda equina syndrome (CES) from lumbar disc herniations. Journal Spinal Disorders and Techniques 2009, 22, (3), 202-6.

    • Kalnins, A. U.; Geryk, B.; Olivero, W.; Kim, T. A., Spinal Epidural Lubricant Grease Collection Mimicking Traumatic Spinal Epidural Hematoma. American Journal of Neuroradiology 2009, 30, (10), 1847-1849.

    • Karampinos, D. C.; Van, A. T.; Olivero, W. C.; Georgiadis, J. G.; Sutton, B. P., High-Resolution Diffusion Tensor Imaging of the Human Pons With a Reduced Field-of-View, Multishot, Variable-Density, Spiral Acquisition at 3 T.Magnetic Resonance in Medicine 2009, 62, (4), 1007-1016.

  • 2007
    • Alvernia, J. E.; Spomar, D. G.; Olivero, W. C., A computed tomography scan and anatomical cadaveric study of the pterygopalatine ganglion for use in gamma knife treatment of cluster headache. Journal of Neurosurgery 2007, 107, (4), 805-808.

    • Gondi, C.; Lakka, S.; Dinh, D.; Olivero, W.; Gujrati, M.; Rao, J., Intraperitoneal injection of a hairpin RNA-expressing plasmid targeting urokinase-type plasminogen activator (uPA) receptor and uPA retards angiogenesis and inhibits intracranial tumor growth in nude mice. Clinical Cancer Research 2007, July 15, (13, 14), 4051-60.

    • Tummalapalli, P.; Spomar, D. G.; Gondi, C.; Olivero, W.; Gujrati, M.; Dinh, D.; Rao, J., RNAi-mediated abrogation of cathepsin B and MMP-9 gene expression in a malignant meningioma cell line leads to decreased tumor growth, invasion and angiogenesis. International Journal of Oncology. 2007, Nov. 31, (5), 1039-50.


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