Joel Vilensky

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1977 …2017
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Publications 1978 2017

  • 2037 Citations
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  • 111 Article
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2017
4 Citations (Scopus)

Encephalitis lethargica: 100 years after the epidemic

Hoffman, L. A. & Vilensky, J., Aug 1 2017, In : Brain. 140, 8, p. 2246-2251 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Postencephalitic Parkinson Disease
Levodopa
Encephalitis
Differential Diagnosis
2015
2 Citations (Scopus)

Anatomy and wikipedia

Vilensky, J. & Steenberg, J., Jul 1 2015, In : Clinical Anatomy. 28, 5, p. 565-567 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Information Literacy
Information Seeking Behavior
Internet
Anatomy
1 Citation (Scopus)

Hemifacial spasm caused by an aberrant jugular branch of the ascending pharyngeal artery

Thomas, K. L., Hughes, M. A., Frederickson, A. M., Branstetter, B. F., Vilensky, J. & Sekula, R. F., 2015, In : British Journal of Neurosurgery. 29, 1, p. 97-99 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hemifacial Spasm
Neck
Arteries
Microvascular Decompression Surgery
7 Citations (Scopus)

Meta-analysis of vagus nerve stimulation treatment for epilepsy: correlation between device setting parameters and acute response

Ghani, S., Vilensky, J., Turner, B., Tubbs, R. S. & Loukas, M., Dec 1 2015, In : Child's Nervous System. 31, 12, p. 2291-2304 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Vagus Nerve Stimulation
Meta-Analysis
Epilepsy
Seizures
Equipment and Supplies
2014
6 Citations (Scopus)

Encephalitis lethargica (von Economo's encephalitis)

Berger, J. R. & Vilensky, J., 2014, In : Handbook of Clinical Neurology. 123, p. 745-761 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Postencephalitic Parkinson Disease
Encephalitis
World War I
Parkinsonian Disorders
History of Medicine
4 Citations (Scopus)

The anatomy of nuchal translucency at 10-14 weeks gestation in fetuses with Trisomy 21: An incredible medical mystery

Nafziger, E. & Vilensky, J., 2014, In : Clinical Anatomy. 27, 3, p. 353-359 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Nuchal Translucency Measurement
Down Syndrome
Anatomy
Fetus
Pregnancy
11 Citations (Scopus)

The anatomy of osteoarthritic joint pain

Witt, K. L. & Vilensky, J., 2014, In : Clinical Anatomy. 27, 3, p. 451-454 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Arthralgia
Anatomy
Pain
Joints
Denervation
15 Citations (Scopus)

The anatomy of vascular compression in trigeminal neuralgia

Thomas, K. L. & Vilensky, J., Jan 2014, In : Clinical Anatomy. 27, 1, p. 89-93 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Trigeminal Neuralgia
Blood Vessels
Anatomy
Arteries
Cerebral Veins
16 Citations (Scopus)

The neglected cranial nerve: Nervus terminalis (cranial nerve N)

Vilensky, J., Jan 2014, In : Clinical Anatomy. 27, 1, p. 46-53 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Cranial Nerves
Olfactory Nerve
Textbooks
Anatomy
Ethmoid Bone
5 Citations (Scopus)

The normal and variant clinical anatomy of the sensory supply of the orbit

Voirol, J. R. & Vilensky, J., Mar 2014, In : Clinical Anatomy. 27, 2, p. 169-175 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Orbit
Anatomy
Cranial Nerves
Pain
Abducens Nerve
21 Citations (Scopus)

Vacuum phenomenon: Clinical relevance

Gohil, I., Vilensky, J. & Weber, E. C., 2014, In : Clinical Anatomy. 27, 3, p. 455-462 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Vacuum
Confusion
Arthralgia
Pathology
Clinical Pathology
2012

Leonid Ivanovich Omorokov (1881-1971).

Bogdanov, E. I., Mukhamedzyanov, R. Z., Sozinov, A. S. & Vilensky, J., Mar 2012, In : Journal of Neurology. 259, 3, p. 595-596 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Russia (Pre-1917)
19th Century History
20th Century History
Siberia
Neurology
8 Citations (Scopus)

The laryngeal saccule: Clinical significance

Porter, P. W. & Vilensky, J., Jul 2012, In : Clinical Anatomy. 25, 5, p. 647-649 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Saccule and Utricle
Anatomy
Laryngocele
Primates
Carcinoma
3 Citations (Scopus)

Treatment and diagnostic accuracy of neurosyphilis at Boston City Hospital's Neurological Unit, 1930-1979

Patterson, D., Vilensky, J., Robertson, W. M. & Berger, J., Mar 15 2012, In : Journal of the Neurological Sciences. 314, 1-2, p. 1-4 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Neurosyphilis
Hospital Units
Urban Hospitals
Therapeutics
Arsenicals
2011

The compendium of anatomical variants: 2011

Vilensky, J., Nov 2011, In : Clinical Anatomy. 24, 8, p. 937 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

5 Citations (Scopus)

The diagnosis of postencephalitic parkinsonism at the neurological unit of Boston City Hospital, 1930-1981

Vilensky, J., Duvosin, R. C. & Gilman, S., Apr 2011, In : Neurological Sciences. 32, 2, p. 343-346 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Postencephalitic Parkinson Disease
Urban Hospitals
Hospital Units
Encephalitis
2010
18 Citations (Scopus)

A historical analysis of the relationship between encephalitis lethargica and postencephalitic parkinsonism: A complex rather than a direct relationship

Vilensky, J., Gilman, S. & McCall, S., Jul 15 2010, In : Movement Disorders. 25, 9, p. 1116-1123 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Postencephalitic Parkinson Disease
Encephalitis
Parkinsonian Disorders
Satellite Viruses
Common Cold
14 Citations (Scopus)

Does the historical literature on encephalitis lethargica support a simple (direct) relationship with postencephalitic Parkinsonism?

Vilensky, J., Gilman, S. & McCall, S., Jul 15 2010, In : Movement Disorders. 25, 9, p. 1124-1130 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Postencephalitic Parkinson Disease
Encephalitis
Parkinsonian Disorders
Demography
1 Citation (Scopus)

Neurologic sequelae of deficiency diseases in World War II prisoners of war: Extracts from a videographic narrative

Kumar, N., Boes, C. J. & Vilensky, J., Mar 2010, In : Journal of Clinical Neuroscience. 17, 3, p. 294-295 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Prisoners of War
Deficiency Diseases
World War II
Nervous System Diseases
Nervous System
1 Citation (Scopus)

The compendium of anatomical variants: New goals and format

Vilensky, J. & Carmichael, S. W., May 2010, In : Clinical Anatomy. 23, 4, p. 363 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2009
2 Citations (Scopus)

CT demonstration of caput medusae

Weber, E. C. & Vilensky, J., 2009, In : Anatomical Sciences Education. 2, 4, p. 184-185 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Surgical Portasystemic Shunt
Cone-Beam Computed Tomography
Portal Hypertension
Anatomy

L. O. Darkshevich (1858-1925) (150th anniversary).

Bogdanov, E. I., Mukhamedzyanov, R. Z., Sozinov, A. S. & Vilensky, J., Jun 2009, In : Journal of Neurology. 256, 6, p. 1028-1029 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

19th Century History
20th Century History
Russia
Anniversaries and Special Events
Neurology
13 Citations (Scopus)

Review: Neuropathology of acute phase encephalitis lethargica: A review of cases from the epidemic period

Anderson, L. L., Vilensky, J. & Duvoisin, R. C., Oct 2009, In : Neuropathology and Applied Neurobiology. 35, 5, p. 462-472 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Encephalitis
Substantia Nigra
Mesencephalon
Basal Ganglia
Brain Stem
2008
18 Citations (Scopus)

Does opioid use for pain management warrant routine bone mass density screening in men?

Fortin, J. D., Bailey, G. M. & Vilensky, J., Jul 2008, In : Pain Physician. 11, 4, p. 539-541 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Mass Screening
Pain Management
Bone Density
Opioid Analgesics
Testosterone
2 Citations (Scopus)

Encephalitis lethargica in the soviet union

Vilensky, J., Mukhamedzyanov, R. Z. & Gilman, S., Aug 2008, In : European Neurology. 60, 3, p. 113-121 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

USSR
Encephalitis
Jews
Western World
Signs and Symptoms
25 Citations (Scopus)

The relationship between encephalitis lethargica and influenza: A critical analysis

McCall, S., Vilensky, J., Gilman, S. & Taubenberger, J. K., May 2008, In : Journal of NeuroVirology. 14, 3, p. 177-185 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Encephalitis
Human Influenza
Pandemics
Arbovirus Encephalitis
Recurrence
2007
33 Citations (Scopus)

Children and Encephalitis Lethargica: A Historical Review

Vilensky, J., Foley, P. & Gilman, S., Aug 2007, In : Pediatric Neurology. 37, 2, p. 79-84 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Encephalitis
Human Influenza
Nervous System
Psychosurgery
Psychological Theory
17 Citations (Scopus)

Mustard gas: Its pre-World War I history

Duchovic, R. J. & Vilensky, J., Jun 2007, In : Journal of Chemical Education. 84, 6, p. 944-948 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Mustard Gas
First World War
student of chemistry
weapon
history
2006
5 Citations (Scopus)

"C3, C4, C5 keep you alive," or do they?

Vilensky, J., 2006, In : Clinical Anatomy. 19, 2, p. 130-131 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Phrenic Nerve
Anatomy
Teaching

Early cinematographic studies of generalized dystonia

Goetz, C. G. & Vilensky, J., Oct 2006, In : Movement Disorders. 21, 10, p. 1561-1565 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Dystonia
Surgical Casts
Movement Disorders
Spasm
Nervous System Diseases
12 Citations (Scopus)

Encephalitis lethargica: Could this disease be recognised if the epidemic recurred?

Vilensky, J. & Gilman, S., Dec 2006, In : Practical Neurology. 6, 6, p. 360-367 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Encephalitis
2 Citations (Scopus)

Experimental confirmation by Sir Victor Horsley of the relationship between thyroid gland dysfunction and myxedema

Ginn, S. R. & Vilensky, J., Aug 2006, In : Thyroid. 16, 8, p. 743-747 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Myxedema
Thyroid Gland
Congenital Hypothyroidism
Tissue Extracts
Neurosurgery
14 Citations (Scopus)

Movement disorders associated with encephalitis lethargica: A video compilation

Vilensky, J., Goetz, C. G. & Gilman, S., Jan 2006, In : Movement Disorders. 21, 1, p. 1-8 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Postencephalitic Parkinson Disease
Movement Disorders
Encephalitis
Arbovirus Encephalitis
Parkinson Disease
106 Citations (Scopus)

The sacroiliac joint: Anatomy, physiology and clinical significance

Forst, S. L., Wheeler, M. T., Fortin, J. D. & Vilensky, J., Jan 2006, In : Pain Physician. 9, 1, p. 61-68 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Sacroiliac Joint
Anatomy
Arthralgia
Joints
Joint Capsule
2005
5 Citations (Scopus)

Neurosurgery 100 years ago: the Queen Square letters of Foster Kennedy.

Stone, J. L., Vilensky, J. & McCauley, T. S., Oct 2005, In : Neurosurgery. 57, 4

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Neurosurgery
Optic Atrophy
Optic Nerve Diseases
Papilledema
Frustration

Sir Victor Horsley, Mr John Marshall, the nervi nervorum, and pain: More than a century ahead of their time

Vilensky, J., Gilman, S. & Casey, K., Mar 2005, In : Archives of Neurology. 62, 3, p. 499-501 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Neurosurgical Procedures
Motor Cortex
Neurosurgery
Neurology
Thyroid Gland
2 Citations (Scopus)

The publications of Sir Victor Horsley: a listing and an assessment.

Vilensky, J., Sinish, P. R., Stone, J. L. & Gilman, S., Sep 2005, In : Neurosurgery. 57, 3

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Bibliography
Fathers
Publications
Medicine

Victor Horsley and the "neglected malady"

Vilensky, J. & Stone, J. L., Feb 2005, In : Neurosurgery. 56, 2, p. 404-405 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Signs and Symptoms
Neurosurgeons
2004
11 Citations (Scopus)

'An investigation of the nervous control of defecation' by Denny-Brown and Robertson: A classic paper revisited

Vilensky, J., Bell, D. R. & Gilman, S., Sep 2004, In : Colorectal Disease. 6, 5, p. 376-383 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Defecation
Spinal Cord
Urination
Anal Canal
Publications
10 Citations (Scopus)

Denny-Brown, Boston City Hospital, and the history of American neurology

Vilensky, J., Gilman, S. & Sinish, P. R., Sep 2004, In : Perspectives in Biology and Medicine. 47, 4, p. 505-518 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Urban Hospitals
Neurology
History
history
Neurosurgery
9 Citations (Scopus)

"On the physiology of micturition" by Denny-Brown and Robertson: A classic paper revisited

Vilensky, J., Bell, D. R. & Gilman, S., Jul 2004, In : Urology. 64, 1, p. 182-186 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

20th Century History
Autonomic Pathways
Urination
Manometry
Urology
1 Citation (Scopus)

Sir Felix Semon and semon's law

Vilensky, J. & Sinish, P. R., 2004, In : Clinical Anatomy. 17, 8, p. 605-606 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

20th Century History
Laryngeal Diseases
Laryngeal Nerves
Vocal Cord Paralysis
Otolaryngology
1 Citation (Scopus)

The dew of death

Vilensky, J. & Sinish, P. R., 2004, In : Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists. 60, 2, p. 54-60 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

death
2003
69 Citations (Scopus)

British anti-Lewisite (dimercaprol): An amazing history

Vilensky, J. & Redman, K., Mar 1 2003, In : Annals of Emergency Medicine. 41, 3, p. 378-383 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Dimercaprol
History
Chelating Agents
Arsenic Poisoning
Chemical Warfare Agents
48 Citations (Scopus)

Can the sacroiliac joint cause sciatica?

Fortin, J. D., Vilensky, J. & Merkel, G. J., Jul 2003, In : Pain Physician. 6, 3, p. 269-271 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Sacroiliac Joint
Sciatica
Intervertebral Disc Displacement
Sciatic Nerve
Anatomy
2 Citations (Scopus)

Feud and fable: the Sherrington-Horsley polemic and the delayed publication.

Vilensky, J., Stone, J. L. & Gilman, S., Dec 2003, In : Journal of the History of the Neurosciences. 12, 4, p. 368-375 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Publications
Pyramidal Tracts
Dissent and Disputes
Hominidae
Motor Cortex
10 Citations (Scopus)

Using extirpations to understand the human motor cortex: Horsley, Foerster, and Bucy

Vilensky, J. & Gilman, S., Mar 1 2003, In : Archives of Neurology. 60, 3, p. 446-451 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Motor Cortex
Dyskinesias
Cortex
Neurosurgeons
2002
11 Citations (Scopus)

Current applications of electrotherapeutics in collagen healing

Snyder, M. J., Vilensky, J. & Fortin, J. D., 2002, In : Pain Physician. 5, 2, p. 172-181 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Ligaments
Electric Stimulation
Cartilage
Collagen
Bone and Bones
11 Citations (Scopus)

Denny-Brown, Wilson's disease, and BAL (British antilewisite [2,3-dimercaptopropanol])

Vilensky, J., Robertson, W. M. & Gilman, S., Sep 24 2002, In : Neurology. 59, 6, p. 914-916 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Dimercaprol
Hepatolenticular Degeneration
Neurology
Chelating Agents
Therapeutics
73 Citations (Scopus)

Histologic analysis of neural elements in the human sacroiliac joint

Vilensky, J., O'Connor, B. L., Fortin, J. D., Merkel, G. J., Jimenez, A. M., Scofield, B. A. & Kleiner, J. B., Jun 1 2002, In : Spine. 27, 11, p. 1202-1207 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Sacroiliac Joint
Mechanoreceptors
Staining and Labeling
Ligaments
Nerve Endings