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Murat Gokden

InstitutionUniversity of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
DepartmentPathology, College of Medicine
DivisionPathology Clinical
Address7S25 Shorey
324 UAMS Campus Dr.
Mail Slot # 517
Little Rock AR 72205
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    Academic Appointment
    • Professor of Pathology
    Department - Pathology

    • Fellowship: Cytopathology-University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
    • Fellowship: Surgical Pathology-University of Texas, MD Anderson Cancer Center
    • Fellowship: Neuropathology-Washington University in St. Louis
    • Residency: Anatomic Pathology- Washington University in St. Louis
    • Medical School: Dokuz Eylul Medical School, Izmir, Turkey
    Professional Certifications
    • American Board of Pathology-Anatomic Pathology
    • American Board of Pathology-Neuropathology
    • American Board of Pathology-Cytopathology

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    United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology (USCAP)
    American Association of Neuropathologists (AANP)
    Society for Neuroscience Arkansas Chapter
    Arkansas Medical Society
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    Neuropathologist, UAMS
    Neuropathologist, ACH
    Consultant Neuropathologist, Arkansas State Crime Laboratory

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    Overview of all neuropathology service and laboratory operations at the Dept. of Pathology, UAMS

    Overview of all neuropathology service and laboratory operations at the Dept. of Pathology, ACH

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    P01AG012411     (GRIFFIN, SUE TILTON)Jun 1, 1995 - May 31, 2021
    Early Events in Alzheimer Pathogenesis
    Role: Co-Investigator

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    1. D'Almeida Costa F, Dias TM, Lombardo KA, Raghunathan A, Giannini C, Kenyon L, Saad AG, Gokden M, Burger PC, Montgomery EA, Rodriguez FJ. Intracranial cellular schwannomas: a clinicopathological study of 20 cases. Histopathology. 2020 Jan; 76(2):275-282. PMID: 31379028.
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    2. Pandey S, Gokden M, Kazemi NJ, Post GR. Hematolymphoid Malignancies Presenting with Spinal Epidural Mass and Spinal Cord Compression: A Case Series with Rare Entities. Ann Clin Lab Sci. 2019 Nov; 49(6):818-828. PMID: 31882434.
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    3. Rodriguez FJ, Graham MK, Brosnan-Cashman JA, Barber JR, Davis C, Vizcaino MA, Palsgrove DN, Giannini C, Pekmezci M, Dahiya S, Gokden M, Noë M, Wood LD, Pratilas CA, Morris CD, Belzberg A, Blakeley J, Heaphy CM. Telomere alterations in neurofibromatosis type 1-associated solid tumors. Acta Neuropathol Commun. 2019 08 28; 7(1):139. PMID: 31462295.
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    4. Gomez-Acevedo H, Patterson JD, Sardar S, Gokden M, Das BC, Ussery DW, Rodriguez A. SMARC-B1 deficient sinonasal carcinoma metastasis to the brain with next generation sequencing data: a case report of perineural invasion progressing to leptomeningeal invasion. BMC Cancer. 2019 Aug 22; 19(1):827. PMID: 31438887.
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    5. Harada Y, Virmani T, Gokden M, Stefans V. Toxic Myopathy due to Antidopaminergic Medication Without Neuroleptic Malignant Syndrome. J Clin Neuromuscul Dis. 2018 Dec; 20(2):94-98. PMID: 30439755.
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    6. Samanta D, Gokden M. PEHO syndrome: KIF1A mutation and decreased activity of mitochondrial respiratory chain complex. J Clin Neurosci. 2019 Mar; 61:298-301. PMID: 30385166.
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    7. Samanta D, Gokden M, Willis E. Clinicopathologic Findings of CARS2 Mutation. Pediatr Neurol. 2018 10; 87:65-69. PMID: 30139652.
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    8. Palsgrove DN, Brosnan-Cashman JA, Giannini C, Raghunathan A, Jentoft M, Bettegowda C, Gokden M, Lin D, Yuan M, Lin MT, Heaphy CM, Rodriguez FJ. Subependymal giant cell astrocytoma-like astrocytoma: a neoplasm with a distinct phenotype and frequent neurofibromatosis type-1-association. Mod Pathol. 2018 12; 31(12):1787-1800. PMID: 29973652.
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    9. Nix JS, Gardner JM, Costa F, Soares AL, Rodriguez FJ, Moore B, Martinez-Lage M, Ahlawat S, Gokden M, Anthony DC. Neuropathology Education Using Social Media. J Neuropathol Exp Neurol. 2018 06 01; 77(6):454-460. PMID: 29788115.
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    10. Kumarapeli AR, Gokden M. Utility of autopsy brain imprint and squash cytology for detection of lymphoma/leukemia emboli in select patients presenting with rapid decline in mental status. Diagn Cytopathol. 2018 Aug; 46(8):694-697. PMID: 29575593.
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    11. Harada Y, Gokden M, Masangkay N, Sadjadi R. Clinical Reasoning: Subacute paresis in a 28-year-old man with HIV. Neurology. 2018 02 27; 90(9):432-435. PMID: 29483316.
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    12. Gilbert AR, Zaky W, Gokden M, Fuller CE, Ocal E, Leeds NE, Fuller GN. Extending the Neuroanatomic Territory of Diffuse Midline Glioma, K27M Mutant: Pineal Region Origin. Pediatr Neurosurg. 2018; 53(1):59-63. PMID: 29131126.
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    13. Gokden M. If it is Not a Glioblastoma, Then What is it? A Differential Diagnostic Review. Adv Anat Pathol. 2017 Nov; 24(6):379-391. PMID: 28885262.
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    14. Elwy R, Gokden M, Cai R. Emergency Optic Canal Decompression for Vision Salvage in Fibrous Dysplasia. World Neurosurg. 2018 Jan; 109:134-137. PMID: 28958926.
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    15. Albert GW, Gokden M. Solitary fibrous tumors of the spine: a pediatric case report with a comprehensive review of the literature. J Neurosurg Pediatr. 2017 Mar; 19(3):339-348. PMID: 28106515.
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    16. Morris TWI, Dowdy JT, Gokden M, Serletis D. Giant Recurrent Supratentorial Neurenteric Cyst As a Cause of Medically Refractory Epilepsy. J Ark Med Soc. 2016 Dec; 113(6):140-141. PMID: 30047676.
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    17. Mohan M, Gokden M, Gokden N, Schinke C. A Case of Cardiac Light Chain Deposition Disease in a Patient with Solitary Plasmacytoma. Am J Case Rep. 2016 Mar 18; 17:173-6. PMID: 26988342.
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    18. Abraham RR, Pollitzer RE, Gokden M, Goulden PA. Spontaneous pituitary apoplexy during the second trimester of pregnancy, with sensory loss. BMJ Case Rep. 2016 Feb 16; 2016. PMID: 26884071.
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    19. Samanta D, Gokden M, Albert GW. Absence of seizures in Rasmussen encephalitis with active inflammation. J Clin Neurosci. 2016 Jun; 28:175-8. PMID: 26775150.
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    20. Jiwani S, Gokden M, Lindberg M, Ali S, Jeffus S. Fine-needle aspiration cytology of epithelioid malignant peripheral nerve sheath tumor: A case report and review of the literature. Diagn Cytopathol. 2016 Mar; 44(3):226-31. PMID: 26646298.
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    21. Kaskas NM, Kern M, Johnson A, Hughes MP, Hardee M, Day J, Gokden M, Shalin SC, Gao L. A Case of Cutaneous Rosai-Dorfman Disease with underlying calvarial involvement and absence of BRAFV600E mutation. JAAD Case Rep. 2015 Nov 01; 1(6):408-411. PMID: 26858984.
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    22. Gupta HV, Samant R, Gokden M, Lee RW, Sahaya K, Virmani T. Clinical Reasoning: A 73-year-old man with diplopia and ataxia. Neurology. 2015 Sep 29; 85(13):e96-100. PMID: 26416806.
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    23. Gokden M, Ariza A, Arnaoutakis K. Molecular Markers in the Diagnosis and Treatment of Cancer. Biomed Res Int. 2015; 2015:105217. PMID: 26451364.
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    24. Gupta HV, Gokden M, Ramakrishnaiah RH, Archer RL. Progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy mimicking glioma in a patient with idiopathic CD4 lymphocytopenia. Acta Neurol Belg. 2016 Sep; 116(3):391-4. PMID: 26319126.
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    25. Bradley LH, Burton M, Gokden M, Serletis D. Prostate carcinoma mimicking a sphenoid wing meningioma. Int J Surg Case Rep. 2015; 15:63-5. PMID: 26318129.
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    26. Mobley BC, Kumar M, Sanger WG, Nelson M, Nickols HH, Chambless LB, Gokden M. Papillary tumor of the pineal region with synchronous suprasellar focus and novel cytogenetic features. Hum Pathol. 2015 Aug; 46(8):1232-6. PMID: 26068071.
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    27. Abdallah AO, Herlopian A, Ravilla R, Bansal M, Chandra-Reddy S, Mahmoud F, Ong S, Gokden M, Hutchins L. Ipilimumab-induced necrotic myelopathy in a patient with metastatic melanoma: A case report and review of literature. J Oncol Pharm Pract. 2016 Jun; 22(3):537-42. PMID: 25712627.
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    28. Aboud E, Abolfotoh M, Pravdenkova S, Gokoglu A, Gokden M, Al-Mefty O. Giant intracranial epidermoids: is total removal feasible? J Neurosurg. 2015 Apr; 122(4):743-56. PMID: 25594324.
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    29. Phillips BC, Gokden M, Petersen E. Granulomatous encephalitis due to Balamuthia mandrillaris is not limited to immune-compromised patients. Clin Neurol Neurosurg. 2013 Jul; 115(7):1102-4. PMID: 22921039.
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    30. Elbabaa SK, Gokden M, Crawford JR, Kesari S, Saad AG. Radiation-associated meningiomas in children: clinical, pathological, and cytogenetic characteristics with a critical review of the literature. J Neurosurg Pediatr. 2012 Oct; 10(4):281-90. PMID: 22900483.
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    31. Yaghi SR, Sethi H, Gokden M, Harik SI. "Tumefactive demyelineation of the spinal cord: a case report". Acta Neurologica Belgica. 2011.
    32. Yahgi S, Ikard C, Al-Lahham T, Gokden M, Moore SA, Gundogdu B. "Dysferlinopathy is a rare cause of amyloid deposits in the muscle". J Clin Neuromus Dis. 2011; 186.
    33. Vogel H, McKenney JK, Bangs CD, Edwards MSB, Fischer PG, Callahan K, Gokden M, Mobley BC. "Poorly differentiated chordomas. Diagnostic utility of immunohistochemistry for brachyuyr and SMARCB1/IMI1". 2011.
    34. Sharma SG, Gokden M, McKenney JK, Phan DC, Cox RM, Kelly T, Gokden N. The utility of PAX-2 and renal cell carcinoma marker immunohistochemistry in distinguishing papillary renal cell carcinoma from nonrenal cell neoplasms with papillary features. Appl Immunohistochem Mol Morphol. 2010 Dec; 18(6):494-8. PMID: 21102195.
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    35. Mobley BC, McKenney JK, Bangs CD, Callahan K, Yeom KW, Schneppenheim R, Hayden MG, Cherry AM, Gokden M, Edwards MS, Fisher PG, Vogel H. Loss of SMARCB1/INI1 expression in poorly differentiated chordomas. Acta Neuropathol. 2010 Dec; 120(6):745-53. PMID: 21057957.
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    36. Gokden M. Methods of Cancer Diagnosis: Therapy and Prognosis: Brain Cancer. "Pituitary Adenoma and Cranoiopharyngioma: an Overview". 2010.
    37. Gokden M, Al-Hinti JT, Harik SI. Peripheral nervous system pathology in fragile X ataxia/tremor syndrome (FXTAS). Neuropathology. 2009.
    38. Gokden M, Mrak RE. Pituitary adenoma with craniopharyngioma component. Hum Pathol. 2009 Aug; 40(8):1189-93. PMID: 19427020.
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    39. Scheithauer BW, Erdogan S, Rodriguez FJ, Burger PC, Woodruff JM, Kros JM, Gokden M, Spinner RJ. Malignant peripheral nerve sheath tumors of cranial nerves and intracranial contents: a clinicopathologic study of 17 cases. Am J Surg Pathol. 2009 Mar; 33(3):325-38. PMID: 19065105.
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    40. De Las Casas, LE, Boman, D, Gokden M. Evaluation of intraoperative cytology preparations (ICP) to differentiate central neurocytoma (CN) from oligodendroglioma (OL) and ependymoma (EP). Modern Pathol 23 (suppl 1): 90A and Lab Invest 90 (suppl 1): 90A. 2009.
    41. Gokden M. Staining intensity in the evaluation of proliferation index. J Neuropathol Exper Neurol. 2009; 586.
    42. Gokden M, Gokden N. Cytopathologic Diagnosis of Metastatic Renal Cell Carcinoma Using Immunohistochemistry. American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP), Check Sample Series. 2009.
    43. Gokden M. Staining intensity in the evaluation of proliferation index. 85th Annual Meeting of the American Association of Neuropathologists. 2009.
    44. Phan DC, Sharma SG, Cox RM, Gokden M, McKenney JK, Gokden N. The utility of PAX2 and renal cell carcinoma marker immunohistochemistry in distinguishing papillary renal cell carcinoma from non-renal neoplasms with papillary features. 98th Annual Meeting of the United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology. 2009.
    45. Gokden N, Gokden M, Phan DC, McKenney JK. The utility of PAX-2 in distinguishing metastatic clear cell renal cell carcinoma from its morphologic mimics: an immunohistochemical study with comparison to renal cell carcinoma marker. Am J Surg Pathol. 2008 Oct; 32(10):1462-7. PMID: 18685487.
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    46. Gokden N, Kemp SA, Gokden M. The utility of Pax-2 as an immunohistochemical marker for renal cell carcinoma in cytopathology. Diagn Cytopathol. 2008 Jul; 36(7):473-7. PMID: 18528893.
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    47. Gokden M, Al-Hinti JT, Harik SI. Peripheral nervous system pathology in fragile X tremor/ataxia syndrome (FXTAS). Neuropathology. 2009 Jun; 29(3):280-4. PMID: 18627480.
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    48. Sahin FK, Koken G, Cosar E, Koken R, Sahin O, Gokden M. A prenatal diagnosed case of primitive neuroectodermal tumor. Fetal Diagn Ther. 2008; 23(4):267-70. PMID: 18417992.
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    49. Sahin FK, Koken G, Cosar E, Koken R, Sahin O, Gokden M. A prenatally diagnosed case of primitive neuroectodermal tumor. Fetal Diagn Ther. 2008; 23:267-270.
    50. Almefty K, Pravdenkova S, Colli BO, Al-Mefty O, Gokden M. Chordoma and chondrosarcoma: similar, but quite different, skull base tumors. Cancer. 2007 Dec 01; 110(11):2457-67. PMID: 17894390.
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    51. Gökden N, Greene GF, Bayer-Garner IB, Spencer HJ, Sanderson RD, Gökden M. Expression of CD138 (Syndecan-1) in renal cell carcinoma is reduced with increasing nuclear grade. Appl Immunohistochem Mol Morphol. 2006 Jun; 14(2):173-7. PMID: 16785785.
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    52. Cetin N, Dienel G, Gokden M. CD117 expression in glial tumors. J Neurooncol. 2005 Nov; 75(2):195-202. PMID: 16132504.
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    53. Challagundla S, Gokden M, Viswamitra S, Kohli M. Orbital metastasis from prostate cancer: an atypical case of neuroendocrine dedifferentiation during progression from hormone-sensitive to refractory stage. Clin Prostate Cancer. 2005 Sep; 4(2):134-7. PMID: 16197616.
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    54. Gokden M, Shinde A. Recent immunohistochemical markers in the differential diagnosis of primary and metastatic carcinomas of the liver. Diagn Cytopathol. 2005 Sep; 33(3):166-72. PMID: 16078249.
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    55. Santin AD, Zhan F, Bellone S, Palmieri M, Cane S, Bignotti E, Anfossi S, Gokden M, Dunn D, Roman JJ, O'Brien TJ, Tian E, Cannon MJ, Shaughnessy J, Pecorelli S. Gene expression profiles in primary ovarian serous papillary tumors and normal ovarian epithelium: identification of candidate molecular markers for ovarian cancer diagnosis and therapy. Int J Cancer. 2004 Oct 20; 112(1):14-25. PMID: 15305371.
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    56. De Las Casas LE, Gokden M, Mukunyadzi P, White P, Baker SJ, Hermonat PL, You H, Korourian S, Malak SF, Miranda RN. A morphologic and statistical comparative study of small-cell carcinoma and non-Hodgkin's lymphoma in fine-needle aspiration biopsy material from lymph nodes. Diagn Cytopathol. 2004 Oct; 31(4):229-34. PMID: 15452900.
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    57. De Las Casas LE, Gokden M, Baker SJ, Korourian S, Hermonat PL, You H, Miranda RN, Shalkham JE, O'Brien LA, Mukunyadzi P. Malignant melanoma metastatic to the liver. A cytomorphologic comparative study to identify reproducible diagnostic criteria. Acta Cytol. 2004 Jan-Feb; 48(1):32-8. PMID: 14969178.
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    58. Bellone S, Palmieri M, Gokden M, Joshua J, Roman JJ, Pecorelli S, Cannon MJ, Santin AD. Selection of HER-2/neu-positive tumor cells in early stage cervical cancer: implications for Herceptin-mediated therapy. Gynecol Oncol. 2003 Oct; 91(1):231-40. PMID: 14529687.
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    59. Gokden N, Mukunyadzi P, James JD, Gokden M. Diagnostic utility of renal cell carcinoma marker in cytopathology. Appl Immunohistochem Mol Morphol. 2003 Jun; 11(2):116-9. PMID: 12777993.
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    60. Cetin N, Ball K, Gokden M, Cruz NF, Dienel GA. Effect of reactive cell density on net [2-14C]acetate uptake into rat brain: labeling of clusters containing GFAP+- and lectin+-immunoreactive cells. Neurochem Int. 2003 Apr; 42(5):359-74. PMID: 12510019.
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    61. Dienel GA, Cruz NF, Ball K, Popp D, Gokden M, Baron S, Wright D, Wenger GR. Behavioral training increases local astrocytic metabolic activity but does not alter outcome of mild transient ischemia. Brain Res. 2003 Jan 31; 961(2):201-12. PMID: 12531487.
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    62. Santin AD, Bellone S, Gokden M, Cannon MJ, Parham GP. Vaccination with HPV-18 E7-pulsed dendritic cells in a patient with metastatic cervical cancer. N Engl J Med. 2002 May 30; 346(22):1752-3. PMID: 12037163.
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    63. Hameed A, Gokden M, Hanna EY. Fine-needle aspiration cytology of a primary ectopic meningioma. Diagn Cytopathol. 2002 May; 26(5):297-300. PMID: 11992371.
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    64. Santin AD, Bellone S, Gokden M, Palmieri M, Dunn D, Agha J, Roman JJ, Hutchins L, Pecorelli S, O'Brien T, Cannon MJ, Parham GP. Overexpression of HER-2/neu in uterine serous papillary cancer. Clin Cancer Res. 2002 May; 8(5):1271-9. PMID: 12006548.
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    65. Leonard J, Gokden M, Kyriakos M, Derdeyn CP, Rich KM. Malignant giant-cell tumor of the parietal bone: case report and review of the literature. Neurosurgery. 2001; 48(2):424 - 429.
    66. Sorensen DM, Gokden M, El-Naggar A, Byers RM. Quiz case 1. Periosteal osteosarcoma (PO) of the mandible. Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2000; 126(4):550, 552 - .
    67. Ojemann JG, Moran CJ, Gokden M, Dacey RG. Sagittal sinus occlusion by intraluminal dural cysts. Report of two cases. J Neurosurg. 1999; 91(5):867 - 870.
    68. Selznick LA, Holtzman DM, Han BH, Gokden M, Srinivasan AN, Johnson EM, Roth KA. In situ immunodetection of neuronal caspase-3 activation in Alzheimer disease. J Neuropathol Exp Neurol. 1999; 58(9):1020 - 1026.
    69. Khoury H, Adkins D, Brown R, Goodnough L, Gokden M, Roberts T, Storch G, DiPersio J. Successful treatment of cerebral toxoplasmosis in a marrow transplant recipient: contribution of a PCR test in diagnosis and early detection. Bone Marrow Transplant. 1999; 23(4):409 - 411.
    70. Sherburn EW, Bahn MM, Gokden M, Silbergeld DL, Rich KM. Dysembryoplastic neuroepithelial tumor and oligodendroglioma: the diagnostic value of magnetic resonance spectroscopy. Case report and review of the literature. Neurosurg Focus. 1998; 4(4):e6 - .
    71. Roth KA, Brenner JW, Selznick LA, Gokden M, Lorenz RG. Enzyme-based antigen localization and quantitation in cell and tissue samples (Midwestern assay). J Histochem Cytochem. 1997; 45(12):1629 - 1641.
    72. Gokden M, Roth KA, Carroll SL, Wick MR, Schmidt RE. Clear cell neoplasms and pseudoneoplastic lesions of the central nervous system. Semin Diagn Pathol. 1997; 14(4):253 - 269.
    73. Akgur FM, Olguner M, Yenici O, Gokden M, Aktug T, Yilmaz M, Atac G. The effect of allopurinol pretreatment on intestinal hypoperfusion encountered after correction of intestinal volvulus. J Pediatr Surg. 1996; 31(9):1205 - 1207.
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