UB Neurosurgery Academic Publications

Automated Collateral Flow Assessment in Acute Ischemic Stroke Patients using Computed Tomography with Artificial Intelligence Algorithms

Rava RA, Seymour SE, Snyder KV, Waqas M, Davies JM, Levy EI, Siddiqui AH, Ionita CN: Automated Collateral Flow Assessment in Acute Ischemic Stroke Patients using Computed Tomography with Artificial Intelligence Algorithms. World Neurosurg S1878-8750(21)01324-3 (epub September 7, 2021  DOI 10.1016/j.wneu.2021.08.136).  PMID 34506979

Factors Affecting Postoperative Length of Stay in Patients Undergoing Anterior Lumbar Interbody Fusion (ALIF)

Kuo CC, Hess RM, Khan A, Pollina J, Mullin JP: Factors Affecting Postoperative Length of Stay in Patients Undergoing Anterior Lumbar Interbody Fusion (ALIF). World NeurosurgS1878-8750(21)01270-5 (epub August 28, 2021  DOI 10.1016/j.wneu.2021.08.093). PMID 34464773

Comparison of Prone Transpsoas and Standard Lateral Lumbar Interbody Fusion Surgery for Degenerative Lumbar Spine Disease: A Retrospective Radiographic Propensity Score-Matched Analysis.

Soliman MAR, Khan A, Pollina J: Comparison of Prone Transpsoas and Standard Lateral Lumbar Interbody Fusion Surgery for Degenerative Lumbar Spine Disease: A Retrospective Radiographic Propensity Score-Matched Analysis. World Neurosurg S1878-8750(21)01274-2 (epub August 28, 2021  DOI 10.1016/j.wneu.2021.08.097). PMID 34464774

Factors Associated with Decreased Accuracy of Modified Thrombolysis in Cerebral Infarct Scoring Among Neurointerventionalists During Thrombectomy

Pressman E, Waqas M, Sands V, Siddiqui A, Snyder K, Davies J, Levy E, Ionita C, Guerrero W. Ren Z, Mokin M: Factors Associated with Decreased Accuracy of Modified Thrombolysis in Cerebral Infarct Scoring Among Neurointerventionalists During Thrombectomy. Stroke (Epub September 9, 2021  DOI STROKEAHA.120.033372). PMID 34496615

A Direct Characterization of Model Distensibility using Intravascular Ultrasound

Sparks AJ, Smith CM, Allman AB, Senko JL, Meess KM, Ducharme RW, Springer ME, Waqas W, Siddiqui AH: Compliant Vascular Models 3D Printed with the Stratasys J750: A Direct Characterization of Model Distensibility using Intravascular Ultrasound. 3D Print Med 7(1):28, September 3, 2021 (DOI 10.1186/s41205-021-00114-8). PMID: 34477997  Free article https://link.springer.com/content/pdf/10.1186/s41205-021-00114-8.pdf

Use of a Sheathless 8-French Balloon Guide Catheter (Walrus) Through the Radial Artery for Mechanical Thrombectomy: Technique and Case Series.

Dossani RH, Waqas M, Monteiro A, Cappuzzo JM, Almayman F, Snyder KV, Levy EI, Siddiqui AH, Davies JM: Use of a Sheathless 8-French Balloon Guide Catheter (Walrus) Through the Radial Artery for Mechanical Thrombectomy: Technique and Case Series. J Neurointerv Surg (epub August 24, 2021  DOI 10.1136/neurintsurg-2021-017868).  PMID 34429347

Use of Walrus Balloon-guide Catheter through Sheathless Radial Approach for Mechanical Thrombectomy of Right Middle Cerebral Artery Occlusion. [Video Case]

Dossani RH, Waqas M, Rai HH, Monteiro A, Almayman F, Cappuzzo JM, Davies JM: Use of Walrus Balloon-guide Catheter through Sheathless Radial Approach for Mechanical Thrombectomy of Right Middle Cerebral Artery Occlusion. [Video Case]J Neurointerv Surg (Epub August 24, 2021  DOI 10.1136/neurintsurg-2021-017985).  PMID 34429348

Aberrant Whole Blood Gene Expression in the Lumen of Human Intracranial Aneurysms

Tutino VM, Lu Y, Ishii D, Poppenberg KE, Rajabzadeh-Oghaz H, Siddiqui AH, Hasan DM: Aberrant Whole Blood Gene Expression in the Lumen of Human Intracranial Aneurysms.Diagnostics (Basel) 11(8):1442 (Epub August 10, 2021  DOI 10.3390/diagnostics11081442). PMID 34441376  PMCID PMC8392298  Free article https://www.mdpi.com/2075-4418/11/8/1442/pdf

Indolent Nonendemic Central Nervous System Histoplasmosis Presenting as an Isolated Intramedullary Enhancing Spinal Cord Lesion

Recker MJ, Housley SB, Lipinski LJ:  Indolent Nonendemic Central Nervous System Histoplasmosis Presenting as an Isolated Intramedullary Enhancing Spinal Cord Lesion. Surg Neurol Int 12:392 (Epub August 9, 2021  DOI 10.25259/SNI_345_2021). Free article: https://surgicalneurologyint.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/08/11036/SNI-12-392.pdf

RNA Sequencing Data from Human Intracranial Aneurysm Tissue Reveals a Complex Inflammatory Environment Associated with Rupture

Tutino VM, Zebraski HR, Rajabzadeh-Oghaz H, Chaves L, Dmytriw AA, Siddiqui AH, Kolega J, Poppenberg KE: RNA Sequencing Data from Human Intracranial Aneurysm Tissue Reveals a Complex Inflammatory Environment Associated with Rupture. Mol Diagn Ther (Epub August 17, 2021  DOI 10.1007/s40291-021-00552-4). PMID: 34403136

Assessment of an Artificial Intelligence Algorithm for Detection of Intracranial Hemorrhage

Rava RA, Seymour SE, LaQue ME, Peterson BA, Snyder KV, Mokin M, Waqas M, Hoi Y, Davies JM, Levy EI ,Siddiqui AH, Ionita CI: Assessment of an Artificial Intelligence Algorithm for Detection of Intracranial Hemorrhage. World Neurosurg 150:e209-217, June 2021 (epub March 5, 2021 DOI 10.1016/j.wneu.2021.02.134). PMID 33684578

Chronic Epidural Hematoma Presenting with Diplopia

Lim J, Housley SB, Drumsta D, Spiro RM: Chronic Epidural Hematoma Presenting with Diplopia. Surg Neurol Int 12:420, August 2021 (Epub August 24, 2021  DOI 10.25259/SNI_480_2021). Free article https://surgicalneurologyint.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/08/11065/SNI-12-420.pdf

Identification of Intima-to-Media Signals for Flow-Induced Vascular Remodeling using Correlative Gene Expression Analysis

Kolega J, Poppenberg KE, Lim H-W, Gutierrez LC, Veeturi SS, Siddiqui AH, Rajabzadeh-Oghaz H, Tutino VM: Identification of Intima-to-Media Signals for Flow-Induced Vascular Remodeling using Correlative Gene Expression Analysis. Sci Rep 11(1):16142, August 9, 2021 (DOI10.1038/s41598-021-95403-x).  PMID 34373496  PMCID PMC8352890  Free article https://www.nature.com/articles/s41598-021-95403-x.pdf

Effectiveness and Safety of Continuous Infusion Regional Anesthesia Pumps for Pain after Thoracopelvic Fusion Surgeries for Persistent Spinal Pain Syndrome

Soliman MAR, Khan A, Aguirre AO, Ruggiero N, Levy BR, Mariotti BL, Jowdy PK, Rajjoub KR, Hess RM, Zeeshan Q, Starling RV, Pollina J, Mullin JP: Effectiveness and Safety of Continuous Infusion Regional Anesthesia Pumps for Pain after Thoracopelvic Fusion Surgeries forPersistent Spinal Pain Syndrome. World Neurosurg S1878-8750(21)-1181-5 (Epub August 10, 2021 DOI 10.1016/j.wneu.2021.08.013). PMID 34389522

Estimating Compton Scatter Distributions with a Regressional Neural Network for Use in a Real-time Staff Dose Management System for Fluoroscopic Procedures

Troville J, Rudin S, Bednarek DR: Estimating Compton Scatter Distributions with a Regressional Neural Network for Use in a Real-time Staff Dose Management System for Fluoroscopic Procedures. Proc SPIE Int Soc Opt Eng 11595:115950M, February 2021. (Epub February 15, 2021  DOI 10.1117/12.2580733).  PMID 34334871  PMCIDPMC8320731  Free article https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC8320731/pdf/nihms-1671066.pdf

The Effect of Underlying Bone on the Beam Angular Correction in Calculating the Skin Dose of the Head in Neuro-interventional Imaging

Sun S-H, Rudin S, Bednarek DR: The Effect of Underlying Bone on the Beam Angular Correction in Calculating the Skin Dose of the Head in Neuro-interventional Imaging.Proc SPIE Int Soc Opt Eng 11595:1159523, February 2021 (Epub February 15, 2021  DOI 10.1117/12.2580992).  PMID 34334872  PMCID PMC8323752  Free article https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC8323752/pdf/nihms-1671273.pdf

Estimation of Patient Eye-Lens Dose During Neuro-Interventional Procedures using a Dense Neural Network (DNN)

Collins J, Sun S, Guo C, Podgorsak A, Rudin S, Bednarek DR: Estimation of Patient Eye-Lens Dose During Neuro-Interventional Procedures using a Dense Neural Network (DNN).  Proc SPIE Int Soc Opt Eng 11595:1159543, February 2021 (Epub February 15, 2021  DOI 10.1117/12.2580723). PMID 34334873  PMCID PMC8323862  Free article https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC8323862/pdf/nihms-1671046.pdf

Evaluation of Challenges and Limitations of Mechanical Thrombectomy using 3D Printed Neurovascular Phantoms

Sommer KN, Shiraz Bhurwani MM, Mokin M, Ionita CN: Evaluation of Challenges and Limitations of Mechanical Thrombectomy using 3D Printed Neurovascular Phantoms.  Proc SPIE Int Soc Opt Eng 11601:116010B, February 2021. (Epub February 15, 2021  DOI 10.1117/12.2580962). Epub 2021 Feb 15. PMID 34334874  PMC8323489  Free article https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC8323489/

The Aneurysm Occlusion Assistant, an AI Platform for Real Time Surgical Guidance of Intracranial Aneurysms

Williams KA, Podgorsak AR, Shiraz Bhurwani MM, Rava RA, Sommer KN, Ionita CN: The Aneurysm Occlusion Assistant, an AI Platform for Real Time Surgical Guidance of Intracranial Aneurysms.  Proc SPIE Int Soc Opt Eng 11601:116010V, February 2021 (Epub February 15, 2021  DOI 10.1117/12.2581003).  PMIC 34334875  PMCID PMC8323517  Free article https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC8323517/pdf/nihms-1671802.pdf

Comparison of Skin Dose Calculated by the Dose Tracking System (DTS) with a Beam Angular Correction Factor and That Calculated by Monte-Carlo

Sun S-H, Rudin S, Bednarek DR: Comparison of Skin Dose Calculated by the Dose Tracking System (DTS) with a Beam Angular Correction Factor and That Calculated by Monte-Carlo. Proc SPIE Int Soc Opt Eng 11595:1159522, February 2021. (Epub February 15, 2021  DOI 10.1117/12.2580938). Free article: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC8330613/pdf/nihms-1671277.pdf  PMID 34349338  PMCID PMC8330613

Minimally Invasive Robot-Guided Dual Cortical Bone Trajectory for Adjacent Segment Disease

Rho K, O’Connor TE, Lucas J-M, Pollina J, Mullin J: Minimally Invasive Robot-Guided Dual Cortical Bone Trajectory for Adjacent Segment Disease. Cureus 13(8):e16822. (epub August 2, 2021  DOI 10.7759/cureus.16822). Free article https://link.zixcentral.com/u/72a8ee22/Xn8cBaLz6xGrEGbjhnsoMg?u=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.cureus.com%2Farticles%2F49103-minimally-invasive-robot-guided-dual-cortical-bone-trajectory-for-adjacent-segment-disease%3Fmedium%3Demail%26src%3Demail_share

Social Media Use among Neurosurgery Trainees: A Survey of North American Training Programs.

Waqas M, Gong AD, Dossani RM, Cappuzzo JM, Rho K, Lim J, Housley SB, Shakir HJ, Siddiqui AH, Levy EI: Social Media Use among Neurosurgery Trainees: A Survey of North American Training Programs. World Neurosurg 154 (epub July 27, 2021  DOI 10.1016/j.wneu.2021.07.098).

Safety and Efficacy Results of the Flow Redirection Endoluminal Device (FRED) Stent System in the Treatment of Intracranial Aneurysms: USA Pivotal Trial.

McDougall CG, Diaz O, Boulos A, Siddiqui AH, Caplan J, Fifi JT, Turk AS, Kayan Y, Jabbour P: Safety and Efficacy Results of the Flow Redirection Endoluminal Device (FRED) Stent System in the Treatment of Intracranial Aneurysms: USA Pivotal Trial. J Neurointerv Surg (epub July 19, 2021 DOI 10.1136/neurintsurg-2021-01746). PMID 34282038  Free article https://jnis.bmj.com/content/neurintsurg/early/2021/07/19/neurintsurg-2021-017469.full.pdf?with-ds=yes

Treatment of Ruptured Intracranial Aneurysms with the Woven EndoBridge Device: a Systematic Review.

Monteiro A, Lazar AL, Waqas M, Rai HH, Baig AA, Cortez GM, Dossani RH, Cappuzzo JM, Levy EI, Siddiqui AH: Treatment of Ruptured Intracranial Aneurysms with the Woven EndoBridge Device: a Systematic Review. J Neurointerv Surg (epub July 15, 2021  DOI 10.1136/neurintsurg-2021-017613). PMID 34266907

Infundibular Hemangioblastoma Resection: Video Case Report.

Housley SB, Recker MJ, O’Connor TE, Siddiqui AH: Infundibular Hemangioblastoma Resection: Video Case Report. Surg Neurol Int 12:296 (epub June 21, 2021  DOI 10.25259/SNI_288_2021). Free article https://surgicalneurologyint.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/07/10938/SNI-12-296.pdf

Towards Reducing Futile Recanalization in Stroke: Automated Prediction of Final Infarct Volume.

Waqas M, Levy EI: Editorial. Towards Reducing Futile Recanalization in Stroke: Automated Prediction of Final Infarct Volume.  Neurosurg Focus 51(1):E14, July 1, 2021 (DOI 10.3171/2021.4.FOCUS21263).  Free article https://thejns.org/focus/view/journals/neurosurg-focus/51/1/article-pE14.xml?body=pdf-16286

Comparison of Effectiveness and Outcomes Among Different Thrombectomy Techniques in Acute Basilar Artery Occlusion: a Dual-Center Experience.

Monteiro A, Cortez GM, Waqas M, Rai HH, Baig AA, Dossani RH, Cappuzzo JM, Almayman F, Aghaebrahim A, Davies JM, Sauvageau E, Snyder KV, Hanel RA, Levy EI, Siddiqui AH: Comparison of Effectiveness and Outcomes Among Different Thrombectomy Techniques in Acute Basilar Artery Occlusion: a Dual-Center Experience. Neurosurg Focus 51(1):E8, July 1, 2021 (DOI10.3171/2021.4.FOCUS21114).  Free article https://thejns.org/focus/view/journals/neurosurg-focus/51/1/article-pE8.xml?body=pdf-16286 

Mechanical Thrombectomy versus Intravenous Thrombolysis for Distal Large Vessel Occlusion: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of Observational Studies.

Waqas M, Kuo CC, Dossani RH, Monteiro A, Baig AA, Alkhaldi M, Cappuzzo JM, Levy EI, Siddiqui AH: Mechanical Thrombectomy versus Intravenous Thrombolysis for Distal Large Vessel Occlusion: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of Observational Studies. Neurosurg Focus51(1):E5, July 1, 2021 (DOI https://doi.org/10.3171/2021.4.FOCUS21139).  Free articlehttps://thejns.org/focus/view/journals/neurosurg-focus/51/1/article-pE5.xml?body=pdf-16286

A Scoping Review of Burnout in Neurosurgery

Mackel CE, Nelton EB, Reynolds RM, Fox WC, Spiotta AM, Stippler M: A Scoping Review of Burnout in Neurosurgery. Neurosurgery 88(5):942-954, April 15, 2021 (epub January 19, 2021  DOI 10.1093/neuros/nyaa564). PMID 33471896

Ulnar Artery Access: A Non-traditional Access Site for Diagnostic Cerebral Angiography and Neurointervention: 2-Dimensional Operative Video.

Dossani RH, Waqas M, Cappuzzo JM, Sonig A, Almayman F, Siddiqui AH, Levy EI, Davies JM, Endovascular Neurosurgery Research Group (ENRG): Ulnar Artery Access: A Non-traditional Access Site for Diagnostic Cerebral Angiography and Neurointervention: 2-Dimensional Operative Video. Oper Neurosurg (Hagerstown) (epub June 30, 2021  DOI 10.1093/ons/opab221).  PMID 34195817  Free article: https://academic.oup.com/ons/advance-article/doi/10.1093/ons/opab221/6312050

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