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overview Internationally renowned neurosurgeon Peter Warnke, MD, has performed more than 7,000 stereotactic surgeries and more than 3,000 brain tumor surgeries. Dr. Warnke provides neurosurgical care for the treatment of: • Movement disorders (including Parkinson's disease, dystonia, torticollis, and tics), with particular expertise in pediatric dystonia, choreoathetosis, and cerebral palsy • Epilepsy • Pediatric epilepsy • Primary and secondary brain tumors, including chiasmal/hypothalamic gliomas and craniopharyngiomas • Pediatric brain tumors He routinely performs neurosurgical procedures with proven expertise, including: • Brain tumor surgery • Epilepsy surgery • Pediatric epilepsy surgery • Deep brain stimulation (DBS) • Endoscopic neurosurgery • Stereotactic radiosurgery • Motor cortex stimulation • Radiofrequency lesioning • Laser ablation Dr. Warnke is one of less than a handful of neurosurgeons fellowship-trained in pediatric neurosurgery ,brain tumor surgery (neurooncology) and movement and epilepsy surgery,. He has treated one of the largest series of low grade gliomas in adults and children (more than 1,000) and intrinsic other brain tumors In 2021, Dr. Warnke became the first neurosurgeon in Illinois — and only second worldwide —to perform laser hemispherectomy for the treatment of drug-resistant epilepsy in a child. This highly innovative surgical technique carries significantly lower risk of complications compared to the traditional open hemispherectomy procedure (Operative Neurosurgery, 2023). Dr. Warnke directs the pediatric and adult epilepsy surgery program within the Comprehensive Epilepsy Center and the MRI-Guided Laser Ablation Program for epilepsy and tumors with more than 400 laser surgeries performed at the University of Chicago already. Dr. Warnke has a large epilepsy surgery practice and performs open resections, laser ablations and neurostimulation for epilepsy in children and adults. This entails routinely robotic implantations of Stereo-EEG electrodes with image guidance and an intraoperative CT. He directs the SLATE , NAUTILUS and RESPONSE trial in epilepsy surgery, investigating laser ablation and closed loop brain stimulation as a new minimally invasive alternative to open surgery. Also new biological treatments for epilepsy are explored using cell transplants to silence epileptic areas (Neurona Trial). In addition, Dr. Warnke has a large deep brain stimulation practice for Parkinson’s, essential tremor and dystonia, and was the first neurosurgeon in Chicago to use directional deep brain stimulation. Dr.Warnke also performs routinely psychiatric neurosurgery in collaboration with the ACID research group in the Department of Psychiatry predominantly for obsessive compulsive disorder and has the largest series of anterior capsulotomies performed by an interstitial laser technique (Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery and Psychiatry, 2022) He has special expertise in stereotactic radiosurgery, including interstitial radiosurgery and stereotactically guided endoscopy which has been combined with image guidance and stereotactic targeting to reduce side effects and increase precision (World Neurosurgery 2020). He also provides care for patients with pain syndromes, including trigeminal neuralgia and neuropathic pain. He is also researching the development of biological and minimally invasive treatments for epilepsy, movement disorders and brain tumors using functional imaging and fiber tracking to target deep seated, complex tumors. Dr.Warnke’s research focusses on Brain -Computer Interface for the motor and sensory cortex and mechanisms of memory formation and is funded collaboratively by 4 NIH grants including the Brain Initiative (Proc Natl. Acad Sci, 2022). Dr.Warnke studies the effect of laser energy on tumor permeability, blood flow and extracellular space in brain tumors and the effect of nuclear export proteins and their inhibition on recurrent malignant gliomas. Dr. Warnke is the Associate Editor of the Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery and Psychiatry, which has the highest impact factor among neurosurgical journals (Impact Factor 13.65) .
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Concept Epilepsy, Temporal Lobe
Concept Epilepsy
Concept Epilepsies, Partial
Concept Pediatrics
Concept Epilepsy, Generalized
Academic Article Interstitial radiosurgery in the treatment of gelastic epilepsy due to hypothalamic hamartomas.
Academic Article Significant reduction of seizure incidence and increase of benzodiazepine receptor density after interstitial radiosurgery in low-grade gliomas.
Academic Article Comment on "Kullback-Leibler and renormalized entropies: applications to electroencephalograms of epilepsy patients".
Academic Article Stereotactic lesioning in focal epilepsy or less is more--but why has it not worked in the past?
Academic Article Permeability imaging in pediatric brain tumors.
Academic Article Revision surgeries following vagus nerve stimulator implantation.
Academic Article The incidence of peri-ictal prone position in patients with generalized convulsive seizures.
Academic Article Paraneoplastic epilepsy.
Academic Article TIRDA Originating From Lateral Temporal Cortex in a Patient With mTLE Is Not Related to Hippocampal Activity.
Academic Article Homonymous hemianopsia after MR-guided stereotactic laser amygdalohippocampectomy.
Academic Article Antiglutamic acid decarboxylase 65 (GAD65) antibody-associated epilepsy.
Academic Article The first-hour-of-the-day sleep EEG reliably identifies interictal epileptiform discharges during long-term video-EEG monitoring.
Academic Article Association of sleep with sudden unexpected death in epilepsy.
Academic Article Small sharp spikes as EEG markers of mesiotemporal lobe epilepsy.
Academic Article Stereotactic EEG-guided laser interstitial thermal therapy for mesial temporal lobe epilepsy.
Academic Article Epilepsy surgery at its best: randomised prospective controlled trials in neurosurgery are no magic.
Academic Article Insights Into the Therapeutic Effect of Responsive Neurostimulation Assessed With Scalp EEG Recording: A Case Report.
Academic Article DC shifts, high frequency oscillations, ripples and fast ripples in relation to the seizure onset zone.
Academic Article Stereotactic laser interstitial thermal therapy for epilepsy associated with solitary and multiple cerebral cavernous malformations.
Academic Article RTTBD-like activity in association with hippocampal ictal discharges in patients with temporal lobe epilepsy.
Academic Article Neurosurgery, neurological surgery or surgical neurology: semantics or real impact?
Academic Article Manifestation of Hippocampal Interictal Discharges on Clinical Scalp EEG Recordings.
Academic Article Surgical Outcomes and EEG Prognostic Factors After Stereotactic Laser Amygdalohippocampectomy for Mesial Temporal Lobe Epilepsy.
Academic Article Laser interstitial thermal therapy for NPRL3-related epilepsy with multiple seizure foci: A case report.
Academic Article Pediatric Gliomas Presenting with Gliomatosis-Like Spread, Lack of Contrast Enhancement, EGFR Mutation, and TERT Promoter Variants.
Academic Article Hippocampal spikes have heterogeneous scalp EEG correlates important for defining IEDs.
Academic Article Tailored Hemispherotomy Using Tractography-Guided Laser Interstitial Thermal Therapy.
Concept Drug Resistant Epilepsy
Academic Article Interstitial laser ablation for epilepsy: beauty lies in the eye of the beholder.
Academic Article Paradigm found: Epileptogenic zone identified by fMRI in ictal fixation off sensitivity.
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