Additional Professor
Areas of Interest
* Craniovertebral Junction
* Skull Base
* Craniophayrngiomas / medulloblastomas
Research Projects:
3D printing for development of implants for upper cervical spine (UT DST 2016-2018)
Development of variable threaded tapered screw for high pull out strength (ICMR 2019-2021)

Dr. Pravin Salunke

Educational Qualification
  • Graduation: MBBS
  • Post graduation: MS General Surgery (PGI Chandigarh July1999- June 2002)
  • Super specialisation: MCh Neurosurgery (SGPGI Lucknow July 2002- June 2005)
    Other Qualifications
Member of professional bodies:
  • NSI
  • Skull base surgical society of India
  • NSSI
List of Publications

1: Singh V, Gupta K, Preet Singh A, Salunke P. A 43-year-old man with dural-based

mass with bone destruction. Brain Pathol. 2019 Sep;29(5):697-698. doi:

10.1111/bpa.12767. PubMed PMID: 31441178.



2: Chhabra R, Singh A, Salunke P, Virk R. Unusual Presentation of Vasospasm

Masking Underlying Pseudoaneurysm After Endoscopic Transsphenoidal Surgery in

Pituitary Macroadenoma. World Neurosurg. 2019 Jul 31;131:163-165. doi:

10.1016/j.wneu.2019.07.176. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 31376557.

3: Karthigeyan M, Salunke P, Kataria MS, Gupta K. Loose bodies of bilateral

atlantoaxial joints: A rare occurrence. Neurol India. 2019 May-Jun;67(3):894-896.

doi: 10.4103/0028-3886.263187. PubMed PMID: 31347581.



4: Singh V, Gupta K, Salunke P. Monostotic craniofacial fibrous dysplasia: report

of two cases with interesting histology. Autops Case Rep. 2019 Jun

11;9(2):e2018092. doi: 10.4322/acr.2018.092. eCollection 2019 Apr-Jun. PubMed

PMID: 31321219; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC6561353.



5: Salunke P, Singh A, Kamble R, Ahuja C. Vascular involvement in anterior

clinoidal meningiomas : Biting the ‘artery’ that feeds. Clin Neurol Neurosurg.

2019 Sep;184:105413. doi: 10.1016/j.clineuro.2019.105413. Epub 2019 Jul 6. PubMed

PMID: 31302383.



6: Aggarwal A, Batish A, Salunke P. Fatal transorbital penetrating injury to

brain by the clutch lever of a bike. Neurol India. 2019 Mar-Apr;67(2):617. doi:

10.4103/0028-3886.258053. PubMed PMID: 31085901.



7: Sekar A, Gupta K, Aggarwal A, Salunke P. A 25-Year-Old Man with a Posterior

Fossa Mass. Brain Pathol. 2019 May;29(3):453-454. doi: 10.1111/bpa.12723. PubMed 


PMID: 31016835.

8: Karthigeyan M, Singhal P, Salunke P, Vasishta RK. Adult Pilomyxoid Astrocytoma

with Hemorrhage in an Atypical Location. Asian J Neurosurg. 2019

Jan-Mar;14(1):300-303. doi: 10.4103/ajns.AJNS_164_18. PubMed PMID: 30937060;

PubMed Central PMCID: PMC6417295.



9: Singh V, Gupta K, Salunke P, Kumar S, Radotra BD, Vasishta RK. Rosette-forming

and papillary glioneuronal tumors – A clinicopathological and molecular analysis.

Clin Neuropathol. 2019 Jul/Aug;38(4):180-188. doi: 10.5414/NP301164. PubMed PMID:




10: Swain A, Bhagat H, Gupta V, Salunke P, Panda NB, Sahu S. Intubating Laryngeal

Mask Airway-assisted Flexible Bronchoscopic Intubation is Associated With Reduced

Cervical Spine Motion When Compared With C-MAC Video Laryngoscopy-guided

Intubation: A Prospective Randomized Cross Over Trial. J Neurosurg Anesthesiol.

2019 Feb 11. doi: 10.1097/ANA.0000000000000583. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed

PMID: 30893284.



11: Sahoo SK, Salunke P. Auxiliary Wings of the Axis. World Neurosurg. 2019

May;125:299-300. doi: 10.1016/j.wneu.2019.01.256. Epub 2019 Feb 16. PubMed PMID: 



12: Rajasekhar R, Karthigeyan M, Salunke P, Gupta K. A novel fixation technique

using anterior C1 screw in a pediatric solitary cervical spinal juvenile

xanthogranuloma. Eur Spine J. 2019 Jun;28(Suppl 2):56-60. doi:

10.1007/s00586-019-05915-4. Epub 2019 Feb 15. Review. PubMed PMID: 30771048.



13: Kumar N, Hanumanthappa N, Miriyala R, Vyas S, Salunke P, Oinam AS, Yadav BS, 

Madan R, Dracham C, Kapoor R. Hurdles in radiation planning for glioblastoma: Can

delayed-contrast enhanced computed tomography be a potential solution? Asia Pac J

Clin Oncol. 2019 Jan 30. doi: 10.1111/ajco.13111. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed

PMID: 30698349.



14: Salunke P, Singh A, Rekhapalli R. Dural Artery from Supraclinoid Internal

Carotid Artery to Anterior Clinoid Process: Origin, Course, and Clinical

Implications. World Neurosurg. 2018 Dec 26. pii: S1878-8750(18)32894-8. doi:

10.1016/j.wneu.2018.12.071. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 30593957.



15: Dhandapani S, Singh A, Singla N, Praneeth K, Aggarwal A, Sodhi HB, Pal SS,

Goudihalli S, Salunke P, Mohindra S, Kumar A, Gupta V, Chhabra R, Mukherjee KK,

Tewari MK, Khandelwal N, Mathuriya SN, Khosla VK, Gupta SK. Has Outcome of

Subarachnoid Hemorrhage Changed With Improvements in Neurosurgical Services?


Stroke. 2018 Dec;49(12):2890-2895. doi: 10.1161/STROKEAHA.118.022865. PubMed

PMID: 30571395.



16: Parkhi M, Gupta K, Salunke P, Sahoo SK. Neurocysticercus: Diagnosis on

intraoperative squash smear. Diagn Cytopathol. 2019 May;47(5):526-528. doi:

10.1002/dc.24135. Epub 2018 Dec 19. PubMed PMID: 30569629.



17: Karthigeyan M, Rajasekhar R, Salunke P, Singh A. Modified unilateral approach

for mid-third giant bifalcine meningiomas: resection using an oblique surgical

trajectory and falx window. Acta Neurochir (Wien). 2019 Feb;161(2):327-332. doi: 

10.1007/s00701-018-3770-y. Epub 2018 Dec 18. PubMed PMID: 30564881.



18: Karthigeyan M, Salunke P, Singh P, Rajasekhar R, Gupta SK. Atypical

appearance of a premedullary cyst. Neurol India. 2018 Nov-Dec;66(6):1824-1826.

doi: 10.4103/0028-3886.246269. PubMed PMID: 30504593.



19: Singh V, Gupta K, Singh AP, Salunke P. Solitary fibrous

tumor/hemangiopericytoma of the optic canal. Clin Neuropathol. 2019

Mar/Apr;38(2):74-79. doi: 10.5414/NP301127. PubMed PMID: 30499771.



20: Salunke P, Sahoo SK. Irreducible Posterior C1-2 Dislocation with


Retrolisthesis of Dens: Hindsight from 10 Cases. World Neurosurg. 2019

Mar;123:e202-e210. doi: 10.1016/j.wneu.2018.11.124. Epub 2018 Nov 23. PubMed

PMID: 30476658.



21: Karthigeyan M, Malik P, Garg S, Radotra BD, Salunke P, Sunil N, Kumar N.

Intracranial Low-Grade Fibromyxoid Sarcoma with Atypical Radiology. World

Neurosurg. 2019 Feb;122:500-504. doi: 10.1016/j.wneu.2018.11.082. Epub 2018 Nov

19. PubMed PMID: 30465950.



22: Gupta K, Tewari MK, Salunke P. Pilocytic Astrocytoma with Gangliocytic

Differentiation to Pilomyxoid Astrocytoma-expanding the Morphological Spectrum:

Case Report and Literature Review. Asian J Neurosurg. 2018

Oct-Dec;13(4):1193-1196. doi: 10.4103/ajns.AJNS_247_17. PubMed PMID: 30459892;

PubMed Central PMCID: PMC6208220.



23: Malik P, Salunke P, Kataria M, Karthigeyan M, Ray N. Anomalous V3 Segment

Aneurysm Associated with Congenital Atlantoaxial Dislocation: Case Report and

Discussing the Challenges in Management. World Neurosurg. 2019 Jan;121:59-61.

doi: 10.1016/j.wneu.2018.09.231. Epub 2018 Oct 9. PubMed PMID: 30312814.



24: Singh V, Gupta K, Salunke P, Dhandapani SS. Null Cell Adenoma of the

Pituitary: Pseudo-rosettes Say It Best When Immunohistochemistry Says Nothing At 


All! Head Neck Pathol. 2018 Sep 24. doi: 10.1007/s12105-018-0972-9. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 30251033.

25: Salunke P. Review of controversies or a ‘controversial review’ on the

surgical management of congenital craniovertebral junction anomalies. Neurol

India. 2018 Jul-Aug;66(4):947-948. doi: 10.4103/0028-3886.236988. PubMed PMID:




26: Salunke P, Karthigeyan M, Futane S. Pros and Cons of C2 Nerve

Sectioning/Preservation in Posterior Fusion for Congenital Atlantoaxial

Dislocation. World Neurosurg. 2018 Oct;118:e925-e932. doi:

10.1016/j.wneu.2018.07.101. Epub 2018 Jul 19. PubMed PMID: 30031957.



27: Karthigeyan M, Salunke P, Kataria MS. Bilateral persistent ‘second’

intersegmental vertebral arteries: illustrated with a case. Acta Neurochir

(Wien). 2018 Aug;160(8):1621-1623. doi: 10.1007/s00701-018-3601-1. Epub 2018 Jun 

23. PubMed PMID: 29934840.



28: Salunke P, Sahoo SK, Singh A, Yagnick N. Arteries Paving the Way for

Centrifugal Excision of Anterior Clinoidal Meningioma. World Neurosurg. 2018

Sep;117:65. doi: 10.1016/j.wneu.2018.06.013. Epub 2018 Jun 12. PubMed PMID:



29: Salunke P. Congenital Atlantoaxial Dislocation: Nature’s Engineering Gone

Wrong and Surgeon’s Attempt to Rectify It. J Pediatr Neurosci. 2018

Jan-Mar;13(1):1-7. doi: 10.4103/JPN.JPN_73_17. Review. PubMed PMID: 29899764;

PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5982474.



30: Salunke P, Sahoo SK. Comprehensive Drilling of C1-2 Facets and Multiplanar

Realignment for Atlanto-Axial Dislocation and Basilar Invagination: 2-Dimensional

Operative Video. Oper Neurosurg (Hagerstown). 2019 Feb 1;16(2):55-57. doi:

10.1093/ons/opy161. PubMed PMID: 29897505.



31: Salunke P, Karthigeyan M, Sahoo SK, Sunil N. Improvise, adapt and

overcome-challenges in management of pediatric congenital atlantoaxial

dislocation. Clin Neurol Neurosurg. 2018 Aug;171:85-94. doi:

10.1016/j.clineuro.2018.05.024. Epub 2018 Jun 5. PubMed PMID: 29890459.



32: Karthigeyan M, Singhal P, Salunke P, Gupta K. A Missed Differential in an

Extra-Axial Lesion with Calvarial Involvement. Ann Neurosci. 2018

May;24(4):207-211. doi: 10.1159/000479844. Epub 2017 Aug 22. PubMed PMID:

29849444; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5969355.




33: Salunke P, Sahoo SK. Safeguarding the Anomalous Vertebral Artery While Dissecting, Drilling, and Instrumentation of C1-2 Joint for Congenital


Atlantoaxial Dislocation: 2-Dimensional Operative Video. Oper Neurosurg

(Hagerstown). 2018 Nov 1;15(5):E57. doi: 10.1093/ons/opy101. PubMed PMID:




34: Salunke P. Letter to the Editor. Thinking laterally: beyond transoral

decompression for irreducible ADD with os odontodieum. J Neurosurg Spine. 2018

Jul;29(1):116-118. doi: 10.3171/2017.11.SPINE171268. Epub 2018 Apr 27. PubMed

PMID: 29701565.



35: Sahoo S, Salunke P, Garg R. Unusual Case of C2 Subisthmic Vertebral Artery

with Atlantoaxial Dislocation: Persistent Second Cervical Intersegmental Artery. 

World Neurosurg. 2018 Jul;115:154-156. doi: 10.1016/j.wneu.2018.04.079. Epub 2018

Apr 22. PubMed PMID: 29689387.



36: Kapoor A, Salunke P, Ahuja CK, Chatterjee D. Spastic Quadriparesis and

Communicating Hydrocephalus as Late Sequel of Rosai-Dorfman Disease: A Case

Report and Review of Literature. Asian J Neurosurg. 2018 Apr-Jun;13(2):425-427.

doi: 10.4103/ajns.AJNS_30_16. PubMed PMID: 29682050; PubMed Central PMCID:




37: Salunke P, Karthigeyan M, Sahoo SK, Prasad PK. Multiplanar realignment for unstable Hangman’s fracture with Posterior C2-3 fusion: A prospective series.


Clin Neurol Neurosurg. 2018 Jun;169:133-138. doi: 10.1016/j.clineuro.2018.03.024.

Epub 2018 Mar 27. PubMed PMID: 29656174.



38: Krishnan P, Das S, Salunke P. Occipital condyle syndrome due to tuberculosis:

An uncommon cause unearthed by an unconventional approach. Neurol India. 2018

Mar-Apr;66(2):551-553. doi: 10.4103/0028-3886.227324. PubMed PMID: 29547193.



39: Gaspar BL, Gupta K, Singh AP, Salunke P. A 39-Year-Old Gentleman with

Headache, Visual Blurring and a Renal Mass. Brain Pathol. 2018 Mar;28(2):301-302.

doi: 10.1111/bpa.12589. PubMed PMID: 29516661.



40: Gupta K, Singh V, Aggarwal A, Salunke P. Embryonal tumor with multilayered

rosettes: Diagnosis on intra-operative squash smear. Neuropathology. 2018 Mar 7. 

doi: 10.1111/neup.12460. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 29514411.



41: Garg R, Aggarwal A, Salunke P. Importance of Calvaria in Cerebrospinal Fluid 

Dynamics: A Case of Ventriculomegaly and Sinking Flap Syndrome after

Decompressive Craniectomy. Asian J Neurosurg. 2018 Jan-Mar;13(1):128-129. doi:

10.4103/1793-5482.175631. PubMed PMID: 29492142; PubMed Central PMCID:


42: Sahoo S, Salunke P, Karthigeyan M, Rajasekhar R. “Suspended Posterior

Tubercle of Atlas” with Atlantoaxial Dislocation. World Neurosurg. 2018

May;113:37-39. doi: 10.1016/j.wneu.2018.02.005. Epub 2018 Feb 10. PubMed PMID:




43: Gupta K, Jogunoori S, Satapathy A, Salunke P, Kumar N, Radotra BD, Vasishta

RK. Medulloblastoma with myogenic and/or melanotic differentiation does not align

immunohistochemically with the genetically defined molecular subgroups. Hum

Pathol. 2018 May;75:26-33. doi: 10.1016/j.humpath.2018.01.014. Epub 2018 Apr 14. 

PubMed PMID: 29412177.



44: Kumar N, Srinivasa GY, Madan R, Salunke P. Role of radiotherapy in residual

pineal parenchymal tumors. Clin Neurol Neurosurg. 2018 Mar;166:91-98. doi:

10.1016/j.clineuro.2018.01.027. Epub 2018 Jan 31. PubMed PMID: 29408780.



45: Prasad PK, Salunke P, Sahni D, Kalra P. “Soft that molds the hard:” Geometric

morphometry of lateral atlantoaxial joints focusing on the role of cartilage in

changing the contour of bony articular surfaces. J Craniovertebr Junction Spine. 

2017 Oct-Dec;8(4):354-358. doi: 10.4103/jcvjs.JCVJS_109_17. PubMed PMID:


29403249; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5763594.

46: Salunke P. “Fusing the appropriate” in complex craniovertebral junction

anomalies. Neurol India. 2018 Jan-Feb;66(1):151-152. doi:

10.4103/0028-3886.222858. PubMed PMID: 29322976.



47: Salunke P, Karthigeyan M, Sunil N, Rangan V. ‘Congenital anomalies of

craniovertebral junction presenting after 50 years of age’: An oxymoron or An

unusual variation? Clin Neurol Neurosurg. 2018 Feb;165:15-20. doi:

10.1016/j.clineuro.2017.12.015. Epub 2017 Dec 21. PubMed PMID: 29289915.



48: Salunke P. Delineate, Yet not Dread: Anomalous Vertebral Artery in Pediatric 

Congenital Atlantoaxial Dislocation and Basilar Invagination. J Pediatr Neurosci.

2017 Jul-Sep;12(3):227-231. doi: 10.4103/jpn.JPN_64_17. PubMed PMID: 29204196;

PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5696658.



49: Sahoo SK, Salunke P. C2 Body as “Keystone” in Management of C1-C2-C3

Dislocation Secondary to Congenital Absence of C2 Posterior Elements. World

Neurosurg. 2018 Feb;110:117-120. doi: 10.1016/j.wneu.2017.10.166. Epub 2017 Nov

10. PubMed PMID: 29129765.



50: Gupta K, Karthigeyan M, Satapathy A, Salunke P. Synchronous solitary

calvarial yolk sac tumor metastasis as the initial presentation of mediastinal


germ cell tumor. Childs Nerv Syst. 2018 Feb;34(2):363-366. doi:10.1007/s00381-017-3618-4. Epub 2017 Oct 14. PubMed PMID: 29032518.




51: Gupta K, Tripathi M, Gupta N, Ranganath S, Salunke P. A case of clear cell

ependymoma with bizarre aggressiveness: Are we underestimating its ferocity?

Neurol India. 2017 Sep-Oct;65(5):1134-1136. doi: 10.4103/neuroindia.NI_378_16.

PubMed PMID: 28879912.



52: Karthigeyan M, Salunke P, Gupta K, Singh A, Rajasekhar R. Frozen Section Can 

“Sharpen” or “Sand Off” the Surgeon’s Knife: 2 Case Illustrations with Skull Base

Meningioma Mimics. World Neurosurg. 2017 Nov;107:1051.e1-1051.e6. doi:

10.1016/j.wneu.2017.08.073. Epub 2017 Aug 24. PubMed PMID: 28842226.



53: Kumar N, Miriyala R, Thakur P, Madan R, Salunke P, Yadav B, Gupta A. Impact

of acute hematological toxicity on treatment interruptions during cranio-spinal

irradiation in medulloblastoma: a tertiary care institute experience. J

Neurooncol. 2017 Sep;134(2):309-315. doi: 10.1007/s11060-017-2524-7. Epub 2017

Jun 2. PubMed PMID: 28577033.



54: Deepak AN, Salunke P, Kamble RP. Case of Atlantoaxial Dislocation with

Assimilated C1, Absent Posterior C2, Butterfly C3, and Fused Subaxial Cervical

Spine: Management Dilemma with Multiple Segmentation and Formation Defects. J

Pediatr Neurosci. 2017 Jan-Mar;12(1):72-74. doi: 10.4103/jpn.JPN_154_16. PubMed PMID: 28553387; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5437796.




55: Krishnan P, Karthigeyan M, Salunke P. Ossified Cephalhematoma: An Unusual

Cause of Calvarial Mass in Infancy. J Pediatr Neurosci. 2017 Jan-Mar;12(1):64-66.

doi: 10.4103/jpn.JPN_181_16. PubMed PMID: 28553385; PubMed Central PMCID:




56: Satapathy A, Salunke P, Agrawal S, Bhagat H. “Smart click” to the rescue of

the patient’s eye: Preventing compression on the globe during surgery in prone

position using the selfie mode. Neurol India. 2017 May-Jun;65(3):657-658. doi:

10.4103/neuroindia.NI_120_17. PubMed PMID: 28488647.



57: Gupta K, Lath K, Salunke P. Dura-based mass in a young boy. Childs Nerv Syst.

2017 Jul;33(7):1035-1037. doi: 10.1007/s00381-017-3456-4. Epub 2017 May 24.

PubMed PMID: 28540610.



58: Aggarwal A, Salunke P, Futane S, Sodhi HB. Bilateral posterior fossa and

temporo-occipital extra-dural hematomas: A simple novel technique. Asian J

Neurosurg. 2017 Apr-Jun;12(2):253-255. doi: 10.4103/1793-5482.150008. PubMed

PMID: 28484544; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5409380.

59: Salunke P, Singh H, Vaiphei K. Lateral ventricular gliosarcoma with

attachment to septum pellucidum. Asian J Neurosurg. 2017 Jan-Mar;12(1):82-84.

doi: 10.4103/1793-5482.145090. PubMed PMID: 28413542; PubMed Central PMCID:




60: Singh A, Salunke P, Kamble RP. ‘Split and splayed C3’-traumatic lateral C2-3 

dislocation without neurological deficits: unique case and its management. Eur

Spine J. 2017 May;26(Suppl 1):213-217. doi: 10.1007/s00586-017-5039-1. Epub 2017 

Mar 21. PubMed PMID: 28324213.



61: Gupta K, Gaspar BL, Salunke P, Rayat CS. Pigmented intraventricular tumor in 

a young adult. Neuropathology. 2017 Aug;37(4):375-378. doi: 10.1111/neup.12372.

Epub 2017 Mar 9. PubMed PMID: 28276157.



62: Singh A, Salunke P, Rangan V, Ahuja CK, Bhadada S. Vasospasm After

Craniopharyngioma Surgery: Can We Prevent It? World Neurosurg. 2017

May;101:208-215. doi: 10.1016/j.wneu.2017.01.115. Epub 2017 Feb 9. PubMed PMID:




63: Karthigeyan M, Ahuja CK, Chatterjee D, Salunke P. Radiologic Dilemma in an

Extra-Axial Petroclival Lesion: Low Grade versus High Grade. World Neurosurg.


2017 Apr;100:713.e1-713.e3. doi: 10.1016/j.wneu.2017.01.043. Epub 2017 Jan 19.

PubMed PMID: 28109858.



64: Karthigeyan M, Rangan V, Salunke P. A case of traumatic C2-3 listhesis

without pars fracture: Insights from this possible variant of hangman’s fracture.

Neurol India. 2017 Jan-Feb;65(1):209-211. doi: 10.4103/0028-3886.198219. PubMed

PMID: 28084284.



65: Gupta K, Karthigeyan M, Salunke P. Infratentorial ganglioglioma mimicking

pilocytic astrocytoma. Clin Neuropathol. 2017 Mar/Apr;36 (2017)(2):78-82. doi:

10.5414/NP300974. PubMed PMID: 27936528.



66: Deepak AN, Salunke P, Sahoo SK, Prasad PK, Khandelwal NK. Revisiting the

differences between irreducible and reducible atlantoaxial dislocation in the era

of direct posterior approach and C1-2 joint manipulation. J Neurosurg Spine. 2017

Mar;26(3):331-340. doi: 10.3171/2016.8.SPINE16408. Epub 2016 Nov 18. PubMed PMID:




67: Kapoor A, Aggarwal A, Ahuja CK, Salunke P. Primary choroid plexus papilloma

of cerebellopontine angle: An unusual entity in infancy. J Pediatr Neurosci. 2016


Jul-Sep;11(3):287-288. PubMed PMID: 27857811; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5108145.

68: Singla N, Aggarwal A, Vyas S, Sanghvi A, Salunke P, Garg R. Glioblastoma

Multiforme with Hemorrhage Mimicking an Aneurysm: Lessons Learnt. Ann Neurosci.

2016 Oct;23(4):263-265. Epub 2016 Oct 4. PubMed PMID: 27780994; PubMed Central

PMCID: PMC5075732.



69: Singh A, Garg R, Gupta K, Salunke P. A Case of Metachronous Single Metastasis

of Medulloblastoma to the Lateral Ventricle: De novo Lesion or Metastasis due to 

Reversed Cerebrospinal Fluid Flow following Ventriculoperitoneal Shunt? Pediatr

Neurosurg. 2017;52(1):70-72. Epub 2016 Oct 26. PubMed PMID: 27780166.



70: Gupta A, Karthigeyan M, Gupta K, Salunke P. Atypical imaging in a

desmoplastic non-infantile astrocytoma. Childs Nerv Syst. 2017 Mar;33(3):517-520.

doi: 10.1007/s00381-016-3274-0. Epub 2016 Oct 20. PubMed PMID: 27766467.



71: Salunke P, Aggarwal A, Futane S, Nada R, Gochhait D. Osteoblastic meningioma 

with turtle shell: Different entity from calcified meningioma. Asian J Neurosurg.

2016 Oct-Dec;11(4):450. PubMed PMID: 27695563; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4974984.



72: Salunke P, Madhivanan K, Kamali N, Garg R. Spontaneous recovery of

post-traumatic acute bilateral facial and abducens nerve palsy. Asian J

Neurosurg. 2016 Oct-Dec;11(4):446. PubMed PMID: 27695556; PubMed Central PMCID:



73: Karthigeyan M, Gupta K, Salunke P. Pediatric Central Neurocytoma. J Child

Neurol. 2017 Jan;32(1):53-59. doi: 10.1177/0883073816668994. Epub 2016 Sep 29.

Review. PubMed PMID: 27664193.



74: Gupta K, Karthigeyan M, Kumar N, Salunke P. ‘Changing colors’ of third

ventricular tumor in a young woman. Neuropathology. 2017 Jun;37(3):282-285. doi: 

10.1111/neup.12330. Epub 2016 Aug 22. PubMed PMID: 27550829.



75: Salunke P, Singh A, Deepak AN. Shattering the Rock: Technique of Bilateral

Optic Nerve Mobilization and Drilling Heavily Calcified Craniopharyngiomas for

Its Excision. World Neurosurg. 2016 Nov;95:292-298. doi:

10.1016/j.wneu.2016.08.015. Epub 2016 Aug 17. PubMed PMID: 27544335.



76: Salunke P, Sahoo SK, Deepak AN, Khandelwal NK. Redefining Congenital

Atlantoaxial Dislocation: Objective Assessment in Each Plane Before and After

Operation. World Neurosurg. 2016 Nov;95:156-164. doi: 10.1016/j.wneu.2016.07.097.

Epub 2016 Aug 8. PubMed PMID: 27514697.



77: Gupta K, Chandrasekaran M, Garg R, Salunke P. Supratentorial “vascular”


variant of ependymoma: a lesser known morphologic variant and a diagnostic pitfall. Childs Nerv Syst. 2016 Sep;32(9):1569-71. doi:


10.1007/s00381-016-3158-3. Epub 2016 Jul 8. PubMed PMID: 27392446.



78: Gupta K, Mehta S, Ahuja CK, Salunke P, Sharma N. Glioblastoma multiforme

masquerading as a tumefactive demyelinating lesion: Lessons learned at autopsy.

Neurol India. 2016 Jul-Aug;64(4):737-41. doi: 10.4103/0028-3886.185351. PubMed

PMID: 27381122.



79: Salunke P, Malik V, Kovai P, Aggarwal A, Khandelwal NK. Delayed

supratentorial intracerebral hemorrhage following posterior fossa surgery. Asian 

J Neurosurg. 2016 Jul-Sep;11(3):315. doi: 10.4103/1793-5482.144166. PubMed PMID: 

27366274; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4849316.



80: Tripathi M, Salunke P, Mukherjee KK. Letter to the Editor: Sildenafil for

cerebral vasospasm: is the proof of the pudding in the eating? J Neurosurg. 2016 

Sep;125(3):782-3. doi: 10.3171/2016.2.JNS16355. Epub 2016 Jun 24. PubMed PMID:




81: Sodhi HB, Salunke P, Agrawal P, Gupta K. Temporal aneurysmal bone cyst:

cost-effective method to achieve gross total resection. Acta Neurochir (Wien).

2016 Aug;158(8):1633-5. doi: 10.1007/s00701-016-2879-0. Epub 2016 Jun 22. PubMed 

PMID: 27334736.

82: Sahoo SK, Deepak AN, Salunke P. Atlantoaxial dislocation adjacent to kyphotic

deformity in a case of adult Larsen syndrome. J Craniovertebr Junction Spine.

2016 Apr-Jun;7(2):109-10. doi: 10.4103/0974-8237.181869. PubMed PMID: 27217658;

PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4872559.



83: Aggarwal A, Gupta A, Salunke P, Dhandapani SS. Posttraumatic

ventriculosubgaleal fistula with underlying hydrocephalus. Neurol India. 2016

May-Jun;64(3):574-5. doi: 10.4103/0028-3886.181581. PubMed PMID: 27147180.



84: Swain A, Bhagat H, Sahni N, Salunke P. Mechanical ventilation in neurological

and neurosurgical patients. Neurol India. 2016 May-Jun;64(3):485-93. doi:

10.4103/0028-3886.181585. PubMed PMID: 27147158.



85: Sahoo SK, Sodhi HB, Salunke P, Ghuman MS. Empirical antitubercular therapy

even in endemic area should be started with caution: Missed case of calvarial

epidermoid presenting with discharging sinus. Surg Neurol Int. 2016 Apr 13;7:40. 

doi: 10.4103/2152-7806.180301. eCollection 2016. PubMed PMID: 27127705; PubMed

Central PMCID: PMC4838919.




86: Sahoo SK, Ghuman MS, Salunke P, Vyas S, Bhar R, Khandelwal NK. Evaluation of  anterior third of superior sagittal sinus in normal population: Identifying the


subgroup with dominant drainage. J Neurosci Rural Pract. 2016

Apr-Jun;7(2):257-61. doi: 10.4103/0976-3147.176201. PubMed PMID: 27114658; PubMed

Central PMCID: PMC4821935.



87: Salunke P, Sahoo SK, Sood S, Mukherjee KK, Gupta SK. Focusing on the delayed 

complications of fusing occipital squama to cervical spine for stabilization of

congenital atlantoaxial dislocation and basilar invagination. Clin Neurol

Neurosurg. 2016 Jun;145:19-27. doi: 10.1016/j.clineuro.2016.04.001. Epub 2016 Apr

4. PubMed PMID: 27062686.



88: Salunke P, Sahoo SK, Deepak AN, Garg R. Congenital C1-2 Lateral Translational

Dislocation: Case Illustration with Pre- and Postoperative Imaging. Pediatr

Neurosurg. 2016;51(4):218-20. doi: 10.1159/000444939. Epub 2016 Apr 8. PubMed

PMID: 27054833.



89: Zhao D, Wang T, Kuhlmann J, Dong Z, Chen S, Joshi M, Salunke P, Shanov VN,

Hong D, Kumta PN, Heineman WR. In vivo monitoring the biodegradation of magnesium

alloys with an electrochemical H2 sensor. Acta Biomater. 2016 May;36:361-8. doi: 

10.1016/j.actbio.2016.03.039. Epub 2016 Mar 30. PubMed PMID: 27045693.



90: Goel R, Aggarwal A, Salunke P, Kumar A, Chhabra R. Is intra arterial nimodipine really beneficial in vasospasm following aneurysmal subarachnoid


haemorrhage? Br J Neurosurg. 2016 Aug;30(4):407-10. doi:

10.3109/02688697.2016.1161172. Epub 2016 Mar 21. PubMed PMID: 26999260.



91: Ghuman MS, Salunke P, Sahoo SK, Kaur S. Cerebral venous sinus thrombosis in

closed head trauma: A call to look beyond fractures and hematomas! J Emerg Trauma

Shock. 2016 Jan-Mar;9(1):37-8. doi: 10.4103/0974-2700.173865. PubMed PMID:

26957825; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4766763.



92: Salunke P. Artificial atlanto-axial joints: On the “move”. Neurol India. 2016

Mar-Apr;64(2):275-8. doi: 10.4103/0028-3886.177629. PubMed PMID: 26954806.



93: Aggarwal A, Vaiphei K, Savardekar AR, Salunke P, Mathuriya SN. Stroke in

three patients due to spontaneous intra tumoral hemorrhage in meningiomas:

Lessons learnt. J Neurosci Rural Pract. 2016 Jan-Mar;7(1):183-6. doi:

10.4103/0976-3147.172163. PubMed PMID: 26933378; PubMed Central PMCID:




94: Kumar N, Kumar R, Khosla D, Salunke PS, Gupta SK, Radotra BD. Survival and

failure patterns in atypical and anaplastic meningiomas: A single-center

experience of surgery and postoperative radiotherapy. J Cancer Res Ther. 2015

Oct-Dec;11(4):735-9. doi: 10.4103/0973-1482.151426. PubMed PMID: 26881510.

95: Mukherjee KK, Salunke P. Uncontrolled spread following radiosurgery for a

skull base aspergilloma misdiagnosed as schwannoma: is radiosurgery responsible? 

Acta Neurochir (Wien). 2016 Apr;158(4):643-646. doi: 10.1007/s00701-016-2736-1.

Epub 2016 Feb 15. PubMed PMID: 26876565.



96: Radotra BD, Salunke P, Parthan G, Dutta P, Vyas S, Mukherjee KK. True mycotic

aneurysm in a patient with gonadotropinoma after trans-sphenoidal surgery. Surg

Neurol Int. 2015 Dec 28;6:193. doi: 10.4103/2152-7806.172697. eCollection 2015.

PubMed PMID: 26759738; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4697199.



97: Salunke P, Sahoo SK, Futane S, Deepak AN, Khandelwal NK. ‘Atlas shrugged’:

congenital lateral angular irreducible atlantoaxial dislocation: a case series of

complex variant and its management. Eur Spine J. 2016 Apr;25(4):1098-108. doi:

10.1007/s00586-015-4370-7. Epub 2016 Jan 13. PubMed PMID: 26758289.



98: Panchal K, Bhalla N, Salunke P, Jerajani H. Extensive terra firma forme

dermatosis [TFFD]: A rare presentation. Indian Dermatol Online J. 2015

Nov-Dec;6(6):458-9. doi: 10.4103/2229-5178.169742. PubMed PMID: 26752293; PubMed 


Central PMCID: PMC4693373.

99: Salunke P, Sahoo SK, Krishnan P, Chaterjee D, Sodhi HB. Are C2 pars-pedicle

screws alone for type II Hangman’s fracture overrated? Clin Neurol Neurosurg.

2016 Feb;141:7-12. doi: 10.1016/j.clineuro.2015.11.019. Epub 2015 Dec 3. PubMed

PMID: 26716722.



100: Gupta K, Salunke P. Understanding Ependymoma Oncogenesis: an Update on

Recent Molecular Advances and Current Perspectives. Mol Neurobiol. 2017

Jan;54(1):15-21. doi: 10.1007/s12035-015-9646-8. Epub 2015 Dec 28. Review. PubMed

PMID: 26712502.



101: Salunke P, Sahoo S, Deepak AN. Anomalous vertebral artery is not a deterrent

to C1-2 joint dissection and manipulation for congenital atlantoaxial

dislocation. Neurol India. 2015 Nov-Dec;63(6):1009-12. PubMed PMID: 26588660.



102: Patra DP, Salunke PS, Sahoo SK, Ghuman MS. Redundant anomalous vertebral

artery in a case of congenital irreducible atlantoaxial dislocation: Emphasizing 

on the differences from the first intersegemental artery and operative steps to

prevent injury while performing C1-2 joint manipulation. Ann Neurosci. 2015

Oct;22(4):245-7. doi: 10.5214/ans.0972.7531.220412. PubMed PMID: 26527042; PubMed

Central PMCID: PMC4627206.




103: Salunke P, Sahoo SK, Mahajan A. Bipartite Atlas with Os Odontoideum with Block Cervical Vertebrae: A Case Report with Emphasis on the “Overlooked” C1


Lateral Masses. Turk Neurosurg. 2015;25(5):814-7. doi:

10.5137/1019-5149.JTN.11197-14.0. PubMed PMID: 26442555.



104: Salunke P, Sahoo S, Deepak AN. Different Facets in Management of Congenital 

Atlantoaxial Dislocation and Basilar Invagination. Neurosurgery. 2015

Dec;77(6):E985-7. doi: 10.1227/NEU.0000000000000958. PubMed PMID: 26270196.



105: Kapoor A, Savardekar A, Chaterjee D, Salunke P, Vasishta RK, Bhattacharya A.

Dural metastasis masquerading as an en plaque meningioma. J Neurosci Rural Pract.

2015 Jul-Sep;6(3):420-2. doi: 10.4103/0976-3147.154572. PubMed PMID: 26167033;

PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4481804.



106: Salunke P, Savardekar A, Sahoo SK, Garg R, Sodhi HB, Aggarwal A. Centrifugal

opening of dura for total extirpation of large convexity meningiomas: modifying

the “classic” technique to prevent injury to the adjacent brain and veins. Acta

Neurochir (Wien). 2015 Sep;157(8):1383-7. doi: 10.1007/s00701-015-2463-z. Epub

2015 Jun 11. PubMed PMID: 26063241.



107: Sodhi HB, Salunke P, Kaur S, Singh R. Missing the ‘window’ might shut the

light forever: Central retinal artery occlusion following spine surgery. Surg

Neurol Int. 2015 May 25;6:86. doi: 10.4103/2152-7806.157622. eCollection 2015.

PubMed PMID: 26060596; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4448514.



108: Dhandapani S, Sarda AC, Kapoor A, Salunke P, Mathuriya SN, Mukherjee KK.

Validation of a New Clinico-Radiological Grading for Compound Head Injury:

Implications on the Prognosis and the Need for Surgical Intervention. World

Neurosurg. 2015 Nov;84(5):1244-50. doi: 10.1016/j.wneu.2015.05.058. Epub 2015 Jun

5. PubMed PMID: 26054870.



109: Salunke P, Sahoo SK, Deepak AN, Ghuman MS, Khandelwal NK. Comprehensive

drilling of the C1-2 facets to achieve direct posterior reduction in irreducible 

atlantoaxial dislocation. J Neurosurg Spine. 2015 Sep;23(3):294-302. doi:

10.3171/2014.12.SPINE14310. Epub 2015 May 29. PubMed PMID: 26023897.



110: Bishnoi V, Kumar B, Bhagat H, Salunke P, Bishnoi S. Comparison of

Dexmedetomidine Versus Midazolam-Fentanyl Combination for Monitored Anesthesia

Care During Burr-Hole Surgery for Chronic Subdural Hematoma. J Neurosurg

Anesthesiol. 2016 Apr;28(2):141-6. doi: 10.1097/ANA.0000000000000194. PubMed

PMID: 26018670.



111: Savardekar AR, Patra D, Chatterjee D, Ahuja CK, Salunke P. Solid variant of 

aneurysmal bone cyst presenting as a giant cervical mass: A clinical,


radiological, histopathological dilemma. Surg Neurol Int. 2015 May 7;6(Suppl 4):S182-5. doi: 10.4103/2152-7806.156570. eCollection 2015. PubMed PMID:


26005581; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4431055.



112: Gosal JS, Gurmey T, Kursa GK, Salunke P, Gupta SK. Is acetazolamide really

useful in the management of traumatic cerebrospinal fluid rhinorrhea? Neurol

India. 2015 Mar-Apr;63(2):197-201. doi: 10.4103/0028-3886.156280. PubMed PMID:




113: Savardekar AR, Salunke P. Subependymal hemorrhage following drainage of

chronic subdural hematoma: Probable causative mechanisms and prevention

strategies. J Neurosci Rural Pract. 2015 Apr-Jun;6(2):252-4. doi:

10.4103/0976-3147.150303. PubMed PMID: 25883493; PubMed Central PMCID:




114: Salunke P, Sahoo SK, Savardekar A, Ghuman M, Khandelwal NK. Factors

influencing feasibility of direct posterior reduction in irreducible traumatic

atlantoaxial dislocation secondary to isolated odontoid fracture. Br J Neurosurg.

2015;29(4):513-9. doi: 10.3109/02688697.2015.1019421. Epub 2015 Mar 25. PubMed

PMID: 25807328.



115: Salunke P, Sahoo S, Khandelwal NK, Ghuman MS. Technique for direct posterior

reduction in irreducible atlantoaxial dislocation: multi-planar realignment of C1-2. Clin Neurol Neurosurg. 2015 Apr;131:47-53. doi:


10.1016/j.clineuro.2015.01.025. Epub 2015 Feb 3. PubMed PMID: 25699521.



116: Salunke P, Mukherjee KK. Letter: facetal orientation in congenital

atlantoaxial dislocation: there are angles and there are “angles”. Neurosurgery. 

2015 Mar;76(3):E354-5. doi: 10.1227/NEU.0000000000000636. PubMed PMID: 25621986.



117: Sodhi HB, Kapoor A, Salunke P, Radotra BD. Multi-centric spinal extradural

malignant peripheral nerve sheath tumor: a case report. Neurol India. 2014

Nov-Dec;62(6):675-7. doi: 10.4103/0028-3886.149404. PubMed PMID: 25591685.



118: Mukherjee KK, Dhandapani S, Sarda AC, Tripathi M, Salunke P, Srinivasan A,

Tewari MK, Mathuriya SN. Prospective comparison of simple suturing and elevation 

debridement in compound depressed fractures with no significant mass effect. Acta

Neurochir (Wien). 2015 Feb;157(2):305-9. doi: 10.1007/s00701-014-2296-1. Epub

2014 Dec 16. PubMed PMID: 25510645.



119: Salunke P, Garg R, Kapoor A, Chhabra R, Mukherjee KK. Symptomatic

contralateral subdural hygromas after decompressive craniectomy: plausible causes

and management protocols. J Neurosurg. 2015 Mar;122(3):602-9. doi:

10.3171/2014.10.JNS14780. Epub 2014 Dec 12. PubMed PMID: 25495740.

120: Savardekar A, Maheshwari V, Sodhi HB, Salunke P. Ocular reverberations of an

intracranial blast: a neurosurgical image. Neurol India. 2014

Sep-Oct;62(5):575-6. doi: 10.4103/0028-3886.144516. PubMed PMID: 25387646.



121: Aggarwal A, Salunke P, Mohindra S, Garg R, Radotra BD. A case of cerebral

pheohyphomycosis in an immunocompetent patient: emphasis on intraoperative

findings. Neurol India. 2014 Sep-Oct;62(5):551-2. doi: 10.4103/0028-3886.144461. 

PubMed PMID: 25387631.



122: Patra DP, Salunke P, Chatterjee D, Vasishta RK. An unusually aggressive

clinical behavior in a case of atypical subependymal giant cell astrocytoma.

Neurol India. 2014 Sep-Oct;62(5):546-8. doi: 10.4103/0028-3886.144458. PubMed

PMID: 25387628.



123: Patra DP, Salunke P, Pramanick G. Butterfly C2 vertebra: an unusual finding 

in a case of os odontoideum. Pediatr Neurosurg. 2013;49(5):320-3. doi:

10.1159/000367664. Epub 2014 Oct 21. Review. PubMed PMID: 25342099.



124: Savardekar A, Chatterjee D, Chatterjee D, Dhandapani S, Mohindra S, Salunke 

P. Totally extradural spinal en plaque meningiomas – Diagnostic dilemmas and


treatment strategies. Surg Neurol Int. 2014 Aug 28;5(Suppl 7):S291-4. doi: 10.4103/2152-7806.139610. eCollection 2014. PubMed PMID: 25289148; PubMed Central


PMCID: PMC4173215.



125: Savardekar AR, Goudihalli S, Chatterjee D, Ahuja CK, Salunke P. Primary

myoepithelioma of the dorsal spine: a case report and review of literature. Spine

(Phila Pa 1976). 2014 Nov 15;39(24):E1488-92. doi: 10.1097/BRS.0000000000000564. 

Review. PubMed PMID: 25188604.



126: Kapoor A, Savardekar A, Totadri S, Trehan A, Salunke P. Delayed intracranial

hemorrhage following head injury in hemophilia B patient. Indian J Pediatr. 2015 

Feb;82(2):195-6. doi: 10.1007/s12098-014-1563-8. Epub 2014 Aug 31. PubMed PMID:




127: Sahoo SK, Salunke P. Charcot arthropathy of the elbow joint as a presenting 

feature of Chiari malformation with syringomyelia. Br J Neurosurg. 2014

Dec;28(6):811-2. doi: 10.3109/02688697.2014.944482. Epub 2014 Jul 30. PubMed

PMID: 25076017.



128: Salunke P, Futane S, Sharma M, Sahoo S, Kovilapu U, Khandelwal NK.

‘Pseudofacets’ or ‘supernumerary facets’ in congenital atlanto-axial dislocation:

boon or bane? Eur Spine J. 2015 Jan;24(1):80-7. doi: 10.1007/s00586-014-3485-6.

Epub 2014 Jul 30. PubMed PMID: 25073941.

129: Aggarwal A, Salunke P, Sodhi HB, Vasishta RK, Gowda KK. Dysembryoplastic

neuroepithelial tumor transforming into malignancy: a case report. Neurol India. 

2014 May-Jun;62(3):323-5. doi: 10.4103/0028-3886.137011. PubMed PMID: 25033864.



130: Salunke P, Sahoo SK, Ghuman MS. Vertebral artery thrombosis in a case of

traumatic atlanto-axial dislocation with delayed presentation: emphasis on

preoperative evaluation and operative steps to prevent a catastrophe. Neurol

India. 2014 May-Jun;62(3):310-3. doi: 10.4103/0028-3886.136993. PubMed PMID:




131: Salunke P, Sahoo SK, Ghuman MS. Bilateral inverted vertebral arteries (V3

segment) in a case of congenital atlantoaxial dislocation: Distinct entity or a

lateral variant of persistent first intersegmental artery? Surg Neurol Int. 2014 

May 31;5:82. doi: 10.4103/2152-7806.133642. eCollection 2014. PubMed PMID:

25024882; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4093733.



132: Salunke P, Patra DP, Futane S, Nada R. Olfactory region schwannoma: Excision

with preservation of olfaction. J Neurosci Rural Pract. 2014 Jul;5(3):281-3. doi:

10.4103/0976-3147.133600. PubMed PMID: 25002774; PubMed Central PMCID:



133: Salunke P, Sahoo SK, Madhivanan K, Radotra BD. A typical radiological

presentation in a case of choroid plexus carcinoma. Surg Neurol Int. 2014 May

7;5:63. doi: 10.4103/2152-7806.132103. eCollection 2014. PubMed PMID: 24991466;

PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4078459.



134: Sodhi HB, Salunke P, Sahoo SK, Radotra BD, Kumar N. Primary ventral foramen 

magnum meningeal melanocytoma. Neurol India. 2014 Mar-Apr;62(2):230-2. doi:

10.4103/0028-3886.132452. PubMed PMID: 24823756.



135: Sodhi HB, Salunke P, Sahoo SK. Vagal nerve schwannoma extending from

cerebellopontine angle to cervical region straddling across the jugular foramen. 

Neurol India. 2014 Mar-Apr;62(2):195-6. doi: 10.4103/0028-3886.132396. PubMed

PMID: 24823734.



136: Salunke P, Sahoo SK, Doddamani R, Ahuja CK, Mukherjee KK. Direct posterior

reduction in a case of posttraumatic irreducible lateral atlantoaxial

dislocation. J Neurosurg Spine. 2014 Jun;20(6):722-5. doi:

10.3171/2014.3.SPINE13806. Epub 2014 Apr 18. PubMed PMID: 24745353.



137: Salunke P, Sahoo S, Futane S. Successful excision of a pontomesencephalic


cavernoma through anterior subtemporal route without mapping: Anatomical landmarks as a road map. Surg Neurol Int. 2014 Jan 29;5:15. doi:


10.4103/2152-7806.126044. eCollection 2014. PubMed PMID: 24678431; PubMed Central

PMCID: PMC3942592.



138: Salunke P, Sharma M, Gupta K. Ewing sarcoma of the occipital bone in an

elderly patient. World Neurosurg. 2014 Feb;81(2):e10-2. doi:

10.1016/j.wneu.2010.12.050. PubMed PMID: 24629276.



139: Aggarwal A, Salunke P, Futane S, Mathuriya SN, Kumar A, Mukherjee KK,

Radotra BD. Ruptured venous aneurysm of cervicomedullary junction. Surg Neurol

Int. 2014 Jan 14;5:2. doi: 10.4103/2152-7806.124977. eCollection 2014. PubMed

PMID: 24575317; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3927081.



140: Sahoo SK, Salunke PS, Ghuman MS. Traumatic orbital encephalocele in an

infant: using the fracture line to our advantage. Acta Neurochir (Wien). 2014

Jul;156(7):1357-9. doi: 10.1007/s00701-014-2002-3. Epub 2014 Jan 26. PubMed PMID:




141: Aggarwal A, Salunke P, Singh H, Gupta SK, Chhabra R, Singla N, Sachdeva AK. 

Vasospasm following aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage: Thrombocytopenia a

marker. J Neurosci Rural Pract. 2013 Jul;4(3):257-61. doi:

10.4103/0976-3147.118762. PubMed PMID: 24250155; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3821408.




142: Futane S, Salunke P, Kapoor A, Veiphei K. Calcified rock-like

medulloblastoma. Pediatr Neurosurg. 2013;49(1):60-1. doi: 10.1159/000355564. Epub

2013 Oct 29. PubMed PMID: 24192031.



143: Futane S, Salunke P. Incarcerated spinal cord: A preventable surgical

debacle. Surg Neurol Int. 2013 Aug 27;4:108. doi: 10.4103/2152-7806.117042.

eCollection 2013. PubMed PMID: 24032083; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3768169.



144: Salunke P, Futane S, Sahoo SK, Ghuman MS, Khandelwal N. Operative nuances to

safeguard anomalous vertebral artery without compromising the surgery for

congenital atlantoaxial dislocation: untying a tough knot between vessel and

bone. J Neurosurg Spine. 2014 Jan;20(1):5-10. doi: 10.3171/2013.9.SPINE13491.

Epub 2013 Nov 1. PubMed PMID: 24180313.



145: Dhandapani S, Salunke P, Mukherjee KK. “Artifactual fracture-subluxation” of

cervical spine in computed tomography screening sans plain radiographs. Spine J. 

2013 Nov;13(11):e45-8. doi: 10.1016/j.spinee.2013.06.074. Epub 2013 Sep 7. PubMed

PMID: 24017957.

146: Futane S, Salunke P. Klippel-Feil syndrome with atlanto-axial dislocation,

anomalous vertebral artery, dextrocardia and situs inversus. Clin Neurol

Neurosurg. 2013 Oct;115(10):2304-6. doi: 10.1016/j.clineuro.2013.08.011. Epub

2013 Aug 16. PubMed PMID: 23998718.



147: Salunke P, Futane S, Vaiphei K. Posterior bilateral supernumerary

atlantoaxial facets: true or false joint? Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2013 Dec

1;38(25):E1633-5. doi: 10.1097/BRS.0b013e3182a8a603. PubMed PMID: 23970108.



148: Aggarwal A, Salunke P, Shekhar BR, Chhabra R, Singh P, Bhattacharya A, Garg 

R. The role of magnetic resonance imaging and positron emission

tomography-computed tomography combined in differentiating benign from malignant 

lesions contributing to vertebral compression fractures. Surg Neurol Int. 2013

May 28;4(Suppl 5):S323-6. doi: 10.4103/2152-7806.112619. Print 2013. PubMed PMID:

23878766; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3717528.



149: Aggarwal A, Salunke P, Mathuriya SN, Futane S. Intraventricular hemorrhage

in a patient with chronic myeloid leukemia and anterior communicating artery

aneurysm. Neurol India. 2013 May-Jun;61(3):308-10. doi: 10.4103/0028-3886.115076.

PubMed PMID: 23860156.




150: Futane S, Salunke P, Sahoo S, Mulinani N, Vyas S. Ependymoma misdiagnosed as tuberculoma, misguided by overemphasis on MR spectroscopy in endemic area. Acta


Neurochir (Wien). 2013 Oct;155(10):1969-71. doi: 10.1007/s00701-013-1811-0. Epub 

2013 Jul 6. PubMed PMID: 23832450.



151: Salunke P, Sodhi HB, Aggarwal A, Ahuja CK, Dhandapani SS, Chhabra R, Gupta

SK. Is ligation and division of anterior third of superior sagittal sinus really 

safe? Clin Neurol Neurosurg. 2013 Oct;115(10):1998-2002. doi:

10.1016/j.clineuro.2013.06.003. Epub 2013 Jul 2. PubMed PMID: 23830500.



152: Futane SS, Salunke P. Dermoid cyst splitting the spinal cord. J Pediatr

Neurosci. 2013 Jan;8(1):74-5. doi: 10.4103/1817-1745.111436. PubMed PMID:

23772254; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3680906.



153: Salunke P, Garg R, Bal A, Kedia S, Bindal S. Primary malignant non-Hodgkin’s

lymphoma of the skull vault in an immunocompetent patient. Neurol India. 2013

Mar-Apr;61(2):201-4. doi: 10.4103/0028-3886.111161. PubMed PMID: 23644340.



154: Salunke P, Futane S. Anomalous posterior inferior cerebellar artery crossing

the C1-2 facet in patient with atlanto-axial dislocation associated with down’s

syndrome. Acta Neurochir (Wien). 2013 Oct;155(10):1953-4. doi:

10.1007/s00701-013-1783-0. Epub 2013 Jun 6. PubMed PMID: 23740181.

155: Kedia S, Daisy S, Mukherjee KK, Salunke P, Srinivasa R, Narain MS.

Microsurgical anatomy of the anterior cerebral artery in Indian cadavers. Neurol 

India. 2013 Mar-Apr;61(2):117-21. doi: 10.4103/0028-3886.111113. PubMed PMID:




156: Salunke P, Futane S. Trans-sylvian transtentorial approach for a giant

craniopharyngioma of the posterior fossa. Acta Neurochir (Wien). 2013

Jun;155(6):1041-3. doi: 10.1007/s00701-013-1719-8. Epub 2013 Apr 21. PubMed PMID:




157: Salunke P, Sodhi HB, Aggarwal A, Ahuja CK. Delayed cerebral vasospasm

following surgery for craniopharyngioma. J Neurosci Rural Pract. 2013

Jan;4(1):107-9. doi: 10.4103/0976-3147.105648. PubMed PMID: 23546379; PubMed

Central PMCID: PMC3579031.



158: Salunke P, Gupta SK. Symptomatic bilateral isolated perforator infarction

following aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage. J Neurosci Rural Pract. 2013

Jan;4(1):45-7. doi: 10.4103/0976-3147.105611. PubMed PMID: 23546349; PubMed

Central PMCID: PMC3579044.




159: Salunke P, Patra DP, Mukherjee KK. Delayed cerebral vasospasm and systemic inflammatory response syndrome following intraoperative rupture of cerebral


hydatid cyst. Acta Neurochir (Wien). 2014 Mar;156(3):613-4. doi:

10.1007/s00701-013-1675-3. Epub 2013 Mar 10. PubMed PMID: 23474734.



160: Salunke P, Aggarwal A, Madhivanan K, Futane S. Armoured brain due to chronic

subdural collections masking underlying hydrocephalus. Br J Neurosurg. 2013

Aug;27(4):524-5. doi: 10.3109/02688697.2013.769043. Epub 2013 Feb 19. PubMed

PMID: 23421586.



161: Gupta SK, Chhabra R, Mohindra S, Sharma A, Mathuriya SN, Pathak A, Tewari

MK, Mukherji KK, Singla N, Salunke P, Umredkar AA, Khosla VK. Long-term outcome

in surviving patients after clipping of intracranial aneurysms. World Neurosurg. 

2014 Feb;81(2):316-21. doi: 10.1016/j.wneu.2013.01.034. Epub 2013 Jan 11. PubMed 

PMID: 23314024.



162: Salunke P, Garg R, Futane S. Acute presentation of sagittal sinus thrombosis

following closed head injury without overlying fracture. Acta Neurochir (Wien).

2013 May;155(5):925-6. doi: 10.1007/s00701-012-1615-7. Epub 2013 Jan 11. PubMed

PMID: 23307334.



163: Salunke P, Sura S, Gupta K, Tripathi M, Aggarwal A. Middle ear

rhabdomyosarcoma infiltrating the petrous with diffuse leptomeningeal spread in a child. J Pediatr Neurosci. 2012 May;7(2):103-5. doi: 10.4103/1817-1745.102567.


PubMed PMID: 23248685; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3519063.



164: Salunke P, Futane S, Gupta K, Vasishta RK. Cerebello-pontine angle

hemangiopericytoma: an orphan differential diagnosis. Clin Neurol Neurosurg. 2013

Jul;115(7):1184-6. doi: 10.1016/j.clineuro.2012.10.020. Epub 2012 Nov 20. PubMed 

PMID: 23182178.



165: Salunke P, Futane S. Is empirical therapy for craniovertebral junction

tuberculosis justified? Endemicity negating rarity! A missed case of

craniovertebral junction plasmacytoma. Clin Neurol Neurosurg. 2013

Jul;115(7):1198-200. doi: 10.1016/j.clineuro.2012.10.024. Epub 2012 Nov 20.

PubMed PMID: 23182177.



166: Savardekar A, Salunke P, Ahuja CK, Rane S, Singla N. Unusual presentation in

adult medulloblastomas: imaging features mimicking cerebellar dysplastic

gangliocytoma (Lhermitte-Duclos disease). Neurol India. 2012 Sep-Oct;60(5):555-7.

doi: 10.4103/0028-3886.103225. PubMed PMID: 23135053.



167: Gupta K, Salunke P. Molecular markers of glioma: an update on recent

progress and perspectives. J Cancer Res Clin Oncol. 2012 Dec;138(12):1971-81.

doi: 10.1007/s00432-012-1323-y. Epub 2012 Oct 6. Review. PubMed PMID: 23052697.

168: Salunke P, Pal BK, Vyas S, Radotra BD. Clear cell meningioma masquerading as

trigeminal schwannoma. Surg Neurol Int. 2012;3:93. doi: 10.4103/2152-7806.99940. 

Epub 2012 Aug 21. PubMed PMID: 23050207; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3463147.



169: Gupta SK, Salunke P. Intradural anterior petrosectomy for petroclival

meningiomas: a new surgical technique and results in 5 patients: technical note. 

J Neurosurg. 2012 Dec;117(6):1007-12. doi: 10.3171/2012.9.JNS12429. Epub 2012 Oct

5. PubMed PMID: 23039146.



170: Salunke P, Futane S, Khandelwal NK, Mukherjee KK. Complete segmentation

failure causing non-dysjunction of os odontoideum and hypertrophic C1 arch: a

case report. Clin Neurol Neurosurg. 2013 Jul;115(7):1128-30. doi:

10.1016/j.clineuro.2012.09.008. Epub 2012 Sep 23. PubMed PMID: 23010613.



171: Salunke P, Doddamani RS, Radotra BD, Vyas S. Primary

intraventricular-trigonal choriocarcinoma. Clin Neurol Neurosurg. 2013

Jun;115(6):814-6. doi: 10.1016/j.clineuro.2012.07.022. Epub 2012 Aug 5. PubMed

PMID: 22874888.




172: Salunke P, Chandra BR, Sura S, Aggarwal A, Garg R. Aneurysmal bone cyst of the cranio-vertebral junction: Benign or malignant? J Neurosci Rural Pract. 2012 


May;3(2):230-2. doi: 10.4103/0976-3147.98270. PubMed PMID: 22865997; PubMed

Central PMCID: PMC3410017.



173: Salunke P, Sharma M, Gupta K, Kovai P, Aggarwal A. Cerebellopontine angle

ependymoma in a 2-year- old child. J Neurosci Rural Pract. 2012 May;3(2):200-3.

doi: 10.4103/0976-3147.98246. PubMed PMID: 22865982; PubMed Central PMCID:




174: Salunke P, Futane SS, Aggarwal A. Split cord malformation Type II with twin 

dorsal lipomas. J Neurosurg Pediatr. 2012 Jun;9(6):627-9. doi:

10.3171/2012.2.PEDS11498. PubMed PMID: 22656254.



175: Salunke P, Savardekar A, Chhabra R, Mathuriya SN. Subdural collections

complicating third ventriculostomy: over-drainage or failure of ventriculostomy? 

Neurol India. 2012 Mar-Apr;60(2):254-5. doi: 10.4103/0028-3886.96433. PubMed

PMID: 22626723.



176: Salunke P, Savardekar A, Sura S. Delayed-onset bilateral abducens paresis

after head trauma. Indian J Ophthalmol. 2012 Mar-Apr;60(2):149-50. doi:

10.4103/0301-4738.90491. PubMed PMID: 22446916; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3339080.

177: Salunke P, Gupta K, Kovai P, Sura S, Aggarwal A. Preoperative diffuse

leptomeningeal spread in a medulloblastoma: Paraplegia following surgery for

posterior fossa and call for newer management protocols. J Pediatr Neurosci. 2011

Jul;6(2):152-4. doi: 10.4103/1817-1745.92849. PubMed PMID: 22408671; PubMed

Central PMCID: PMC3296416.



178: Savardekar A, Salunke P, Rane S, Chhabra R. Dorsally placed extradural

infected neurenteric cyst in a two-year old with paraspinal extension. Neurol

India. 2012 Jan-Feb;60(1):129-31. doi: 10.4103/0028-3886.93622. PubMed PMID:




179: Salunke P, Aggarwal A, Gupta K, Agrawal P, Ahuja CK, Vasishta RK. Large

demyelinating lesions: a neurosurgical perspective. Br J Neurosurg. 2012

Aug;26(4):490-8. doi: 10.3109/02688697.2012.657269. Epub 2012 Mar 9. PubMed PMID:




180: Salunke P, Futane S, Jain V. Aneurysmal bone cyst of cervical spine: true

360° resection with emphasis on lateral masses. Neurol India. 2012

Jan-Feb;60(1):113-5. doi: 10.4103/0028-3886.93610. PubMed PMID: 22406800.




181: Aggarwal A, Salunke P. Bolt from the blue: Basal ganglion bleed following lightning strike. Surg Neurol Int. 2011;2:170. doi: 10.4103/2152-7806.90033. Epub


2011 Nov 19. PubMed PMID: 22368785; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3286517.



182: Mukherjee KK, Singh SK, Khosla VK, Mohindra S, Salunke P. Safety and

efficacy of sildenafil citrate in reversal of cerebral vasospasm: A feasibility

study. Surg Neurol Int. 2012;3:3. doi: 10.4103/2152-7806.92164. Epub 2012 Jan 21.

PubMed PMID: 22347673; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3280003.



183: Salunke P, Sura S, Futane S, Aggarwal A, Khandelwal NK, Chhabra R, Mukherjee

KK, Gupta SK. Ventral compression in adult patients with Chiari 1 malformation

sans basilar invagination: cause and management. Acta Neurochir (Wien). 2012

Jan;154(1):147-52. doi: 10.1007/s00701-011-1215-y. Epub 2011 Nov 11. PubMed PMID:




184: Salunke P, Sura S, Tripathi M, Mukherjee K. Human tail continuing as

transitional lipoma. Neurol India. 2011 Jul-Aug;59(4):637-8. doi:

10.4103/0028-3886.84360. PubMed PMID: 21891956.



185: Salunke P, Gupta K, Singla N, Singh H, Singh P, Mukherjee KK. Meningeal

tuberculoma mimicking chloroma in a patient with chronic myeloid leukemia on

imatinib. Neurol India. 2011 Jul-Aug;59(4):628-30. doi: 10.4103/0028-3886.84354. 

PubMed PMID: 21891950.

186: Salunke P, Kovai P, Malik V, Sharma M. Mixed split cord malformation: are we

missing something? Clin Neurol Neurosurg. 2011 Nov;113(9):774-8. doi:

10.1016/j.clineuro.2011.07.023. Epub 2011 Aug 31. PubMed PMID: 21885185.



187: Salunke P, Sharma M, Sodhi HB, Mukherjee KK, Khandelwal NK. Congenital

atlantoaxial dislocation: a dynamic process and role of facets in irreducibility.

J Neurosurg Spine. 2011 Dec;15(6):678-85. doi: 10.3171/2011.7.SPINE1152. Epub

2011 Aug 19. PubMed PMID: 21854130.



188: Salunke P, Sura S, Tewari MK, Gupta K, Khandelwal NK. An exophytic brain

stem glioblastoma in an elderly presenting as a cerebellopontine angle syndrome. 

Br J Neurosurg. 2012 Feb;26(1):96-8. doi: 10.3109/02688697.2011.585670. Epub 2011

Jun 27. PubMed PMID: 21707322.



189: Salunke P, Sharma M, Bhardwaj LK. Bleed and herniation in tumors compressing

the ventricular system: perils of preoperative CSF diversion. J Neurosurg

Anesthesiol. 2011 Jul;23(3):268-70. doi: 10.1097/ANA.0b013e31821b9d95. PubMed

PMID: 21593691.




190: Salunke PS, Gupta K, Malik V, Kumar N, Henke LE, Cai C, Chen WS, Pfeifer JD.

Primary Ewing’s sarcoma of cranial bones: analysis of ten patients. Acta

Neurochir (Wien). 2011 Jul;153(7):1477-85. doi: 10.1007/s00701-011-1028-z. Epub

2011 Apr 26. PubMed PMID: 21516517.



191: Salunke PS, Gupta K, Srinivasa R, Sura S. Functional? Paraganglioma of the

cerebellum. Acta Neurochir (Wien). 2011 Jul;153(7):1527-8. doi:

10.1007/s00701-011-1015-4. Epub 2011 Apr 15. PubMed PMID: 21491190.



192: Salunke P, Bhardwaj LK, Gupta K, Das K. Ectopic recurrence of

craniopharyngioma along the surgical tract. Neurol India. 2011

Jan-Feb;59(1):137-9. doi: 10.4103/0028-3886.76881. PubMed PMID: 21339689.



193: Gupta K, Salunke P, Kalra I, Vasishta RK. Central liponeurocytoma: case

report and review of literature. Clin Neuropathol. 2011 Mar-Apr;30(2):80-5.

Review. PubMed PMID: 21329617.


194: Salunke P, Kovai P, Sura S, Gupta K. Extra-axial ependymoma mimicking a

parasagittal meningioma. J Clin Neurosci. 2011 Mar;18(3):418-20. doi:

10.1016/j.jocn.2010.04.042. Epub 2011 Jan 13. PubMed PMID: 21236682.



195: Mukherjee KK, Salunke P, Chhabra R, Adhikari S, Bharti N. Temporary bilateral 


external carotid artery clamping to reduce blood loss during removal of calvarial meningioma: a technical note. Br J Neurosurg. 2011 Feb;25(1):127-9. doi:


10.3109/02688697.2010.525265. Epub 2010 Oct 27. PubMed PMID: 20979438.



196: Salunke P, Malik V, Yogesh N, Khandelwal NK, Mathuriya SN. Mirror-like

aneurysms of proximal anterior cerebral artery: report of a case and review of

literature. Br J Neurosurg. 2010 Dec;24(6):686-7. doi:

10.3109/02688697.2010.515320. Epub 2010 Sep 20. Review. PubMed PMID: 20854066.



197: Salunke P, Badhe P, Sharma A. Cerebellar glioblastoma multiforme with

non-contiguous grade 2 astrocytoma of the temporal lobe in the same individual.

Neurol India. 2010 Jul-Aug;58(4):651-3. doi: 10.4103/0028-3886.68696. PubMed

PMID: 20739816.



198: Salunke PS, Sura S, Gupta K, Singh P. Cystic hamartoma of the tuber cinereum. 

Acta Neurochir (Wien). 2010 Nov;152(11):1953-4. doi: 10.1007/s00701-010-0766-7.

Epub 2010 Aug 13. PubMed PMID: 20706746.



199: Gupta K, Kalra I, Salunke P, Vasishta RK. Lipidized glioblastoma: a rare

differentiation pattern. Neuropathology. 2011 Feb;31(1):93-7. doi:

10.1111/j.1440-1789.2010.01141.x. PubMed PMID: 20667010. 

200: Salunke P, Bhansali A, Dutta P, Bansal A, Gupta K, Vasishta RK, Singh P,

Mukherjee KK. Congenital immature teratoma mimicking Cushing’s disease. Pediatr

Neurosurg. 2010;46(1):46-50. doi: 10.1159/000315002. Epub 2010 May 27. PubMed

PMID: 20516739.



201: Salunke PS, Malik V, Kovai P, Mukherjee KK. Falcotentorial subdural empyema:

analysis of 10 cases. Acta Neurochir (Wien). 2011 Jan;153(1):164-9; discussion

170. doi: 10.1007/s00701-010-0695-5. Epub 2010 May 27. PubMed PMID: 20505960.



202: Umredkar A, Gupta SK, Khandelwal N, Chhabra R, Mathuriya SN, Pathak A, Tiwari 

MK, Mukherjee KK, Mohindra S, Singla N, Salunke P. Intracerebral infarcts

following clipping of intracranial aneurysms: incidence, clinical correlation and

outcome. Br J Neurosurg. 2010 Apr;24(2):156-62. doi: 10.3109/02688690903513412.

PubMed PMID: 20210531.



203: Salunke P, Sinha R, Khandelwal NK, Kumar A, Gupta K, Mukherjee KK. Primary

intraosseus cavernous hemangioma of the skull base. Br J Neurosurg. 2010

Feb;24(1):84-5. doi: 10.3109/02688690903506101. PubMed PMID: 20158361.



204: Behari S, Kalra SK, Kiran Kumar MV, Salunke P, Jaiswal AK, Jain VK. Chiari I 

malformation associated with atlanto-axial dislocation: focussing on the anterior


cervico-medullary compression. Acta Neurochir (Wien). 2007 Jan;149(1)

205: Sawlani V, Behari S, Salunke P, Jain VK, Phadke RV. “Stretched loop sign” of 

the vertebral artery: a predictor of vertebrobasilar insufficiency in

atlantoaxial dislocation. Surg Neurol. 2006 Sep;66(3):298-304; discussion 304.

PubMed PMID: 16935639.



206: Salunke P, Behari S, Kirankumar MV, Sharma MS, Jaiswal AK, Jain VK. Pediatric

congenital atlantoaxial dislocation: differences between the irreducible and

reducible varieties. J Neurosurg. 2006 Feb;104(2 Suppl):115-22. PubMed PMID:




207: Jain SK, Salunke PS, Vyas KH, Behari SS, Banerji D, Jain VK. Multisegmental

cervical ossification of the posterior longitudinal ligament: anterior vs

posterior approach. Neurol India. 2005 Sep;53(3):283-5; discussion 286. PubMed


PMID: 16230793. 208: Kirankumar MV, Behari S, Salunke P, Banerji D, Chhabra DK, Jain VK. Surgical 


management of remote, isolated type II odontoid fractures with atlantoaxial

dislocation causing cervical compressive myelopathy. Neurosurgery. 2005

May;56(5):1004-12; discussion 1004-12. PubMed PMID: 15854248.