Dr. Timothy C Ryken MD
Neurosurgeon200 Hawkins Dr Iowa City IA, 52242
Dr. Timothy Ryken practices Neurological Surgery in Iowa City, IA. As a Neurological Surgeon, Dr. Ryken prevents, diagnoses, evaluates, and treats disorders of the autonomic, peripheral, and central nervous systems. Neurological Surgeons are trained to treat such disorders as spinal canal stenosis, herniated discs, tumors, fractures, and spinal deformities, among many others.
Education and Training
Univ Of Ia Coll Of Med- Iowa City Ia 1988
Neurological SurgeryAmerican Board of Neurological SurgeryABNS
Expert PublicationsData provided by the National Library of Medicine
- Co-expression of Fas and Fas ligand in human non-astrocytic glial tumors.
- Human astrocytomas co-expressing Fas and Fas ligand also produce TGFbeta2 and
- Treatment of Down syndrome-associated craniovertebral junction abnormalities.
- Tumor Fas (APO-1/CD95) up-regulation results in increased apoptosis and survival times for rats with intracranial malignant gliomas.
- Image-guided therapy: infrastructure for practical applications.
- Apoptosis and survival in high-grade astrocytomas as related to tumor Fas (APO-1/CD95) expression.
- Guidelines for the management of acute cervical spine and spinal cord injuries.
- Enhanced anatomic visualization with ultrasound-assisted intracranial image-guidance in neurosurgery.
- Modification of reference array attachment for image guided neurosurgery: direct cranial fixation.
- Craniovertebral abnormalities in Down's syndrome.
- Anatomic visualization with ultrasound-assisted intracranial image guidance in neurosurgery: a report of 30 patients.
- Complications of revision spinal surgery.
- Atypical teratoid/rhabdoid tumor case report: treatment with surgical excision, radiation therapy, and alternative medicines.
- Can tumor contrast enhancement be used as a criterion for differentiating tumor grades of oligodendrogliomas?
- Fluid-attenuated inversion-recovery MR imaging in assessment of intracranial oligodendrogliomas.
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Normal pressure hydrocephalus (NPH) is a type of brain disorder, wherein excess cerebrospinal fluid builds up in the ventricles of the brain. It causes problems in reasoning, thinking, difficulty in walking, and loss of bladder control.Brains ventricles are hollow fluid-filled chambers. Even...
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Like any other surgical procedure, spinal stenosis surgery has its own risks and possible complications. However, if performed correctly by professional medical staff, the possibility of any complication after the surgery is low.The potential risks and possible complications following a spinal...
- What Are the Risks of Laminectomy?
Your doctor will first attempt to give you other alternative treatments before recommending surgery. If your back pain still persists after treatment, your doctor may suggest for surgery as one of the solutions. Laminectomy is the most probable surgical procedure that you will have to undergo.Facts...
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