UB Neurosurgery Academic Publications

In Reply to Letter to the Editor Regarding “Make Clipping Great Again: Microsurgery for Cerebral Aneurysms by Dual-Trained Neurosurgeons.”

Munich SA, Vakharia K, McPheeters MJ, Tso MK, Waqas M, Snyder KV, Siddiqui AH, Davies JM, Levy EI: In Reply to Letter to the Editor Regarding “Make Clipping Great Again: Microsurgery for Cerebral Aneurysms by Dual-Trained Neurosurgeons.” World Neurosurgery 139:652, July 2020 (DOI10.1016/j.wneu.2020.04.037). PMID 32689661

Safety and Feasibility of Ulnar Artery Access for Neuroangiography and Neurointervention: A Case Series

Dossani RH, Waqas M, Tso MK, Rajah GB, Popoola D, Rai HH, Levy EI, Siddiqui AH, Davies JM: Safety and Feasibility of Ulnar Artery Access for Neuroangiography and Neurointervention: A Case Series. J Neurointerv Surg (epub July 20, 2020  DOI 10.1136/neurintsurg-2020-016416). PMID 32690759

Measurement of Instant Flow Reserve to Quantify Functional Flow Limitation Across Stenosis in Intracranial Atherosclerotic Disease

Dossani RH, Waqas M, Rai HH, Tso MK, Rajah GB, Safdar A, Siddiqui AH: Measurement of Instant Flow Reserve to Quantify Functional Flow Limitation Across Stenosis in Intracranial Atherosclerotic Disease. J Neurointerv Surg (epub July 22, 2020  DOI 10.1136/neurintsurg-2020-016080). PMID 32699174

Mechanical Venous Thrombectomy and Prolonged Infusion of Tissue Plasminogen Activator for Cerebral Venous Sinus Thrombosis: Video Case Report

Housley SB, Vakharia K, Waqas M, Davies JM, Siddiqui AH: Mechanical Venous Thrombectomy and Prolonged Infusion of Tissue Plasminogen Activator for Cerebral Venous Sinus Thrombosis: Video Case Report. Surg Neurol Int 11:193, July 2020 (epub July 18, 20  DOI:10.25259/SNI_71_2020). Open access surgicalneurologyint.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/07/10137/SNI-11-193.pdf   

Clot Perviousness is Associated with First Pass Success of Aspiration Thrombectomy in the COMPASS Trial

Mokin M, Waqas W, Fifi J, De Leacy R, Fiorella D, Levy EI, Snyder K, Hanel R, Woodward K, Chaudry I, Rai AT, Frei D, Delgado Almandoz J, Kelly M, Arthur AS, Baxter BW, English J, Linfante I, Fargen KM, Turk A, Siddiqui AH, Mocco J: Clot Perviousness is Associated with First Pass Success of Aspiration Thrombectomy in the COMPASS Trial. J Neurointerv Surg (epub July 17, 2020 DOI 10.1136/neurintsurg-2020-016434). PMID 32680875

Evaluation of a Novel Mesh-Covered Stent for Treatment of Carotid Stenosis in Patients at High Risk for Endarterectomy: 1-Year Results of the SCAFFOLD Trial

Gray WA, Levy E, Bacharach JM, Metzger DC, Randall B, Siddiqui A, Schonholz C, Alani F, Schneider PA. Evaluation of a Novel Mesh-Covered Stent for Treatment of Carotid Stenosis in Patients at High Risk for Endarterectomy: 1-Year Results of the SCAFFOLD Trial.Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 96(1):121-127, July 2020 (epub November 11, 2019 DOI 10.1002/ccd.28586). PMID 31713310

Transradial Access for Flow Diversion of Intracranial Aneurysms: Case Series

Waqas M, Vakharia K, Dossani RH, Rajah GB, Tso MK, Gong AD, Rho K, Rai HH, Snyder KV, Levy EI, Siddiqui AH, Davies JM: Transradial Access for Flow Diversion of Intracranial Aneurysms: Case Series. Interv Neuroradiol (epub July 5, 2020  DOI 10.1177/1591019920938961). PMID 32623930

Transradial Middle Meningeal Artery Embolization for Chronic Subdural Hematoma Using Onyx: Case Series

Rajah GB, Waqas M, Dossani RH, Vakharia K, Gong AD, Rho K, Housley SB, Rai HH, Chin F, Tso MK, Snyder KV, Levy EI, Siddiqui AH, Davies JM: Transradial Middle Meningeal Artery Embolization for Chronic Subdural Hematoma Using Onyx: Case Series. J Neurointerv Surg (epub June 29, 2020 DOI 10.1136/neurintsurg-2020-016185). PMID 32601261

Comparison of PED and FRED Flow diverters for Posterior Circulation Aneurysms: A Propensity-Score Matched Cohort Study

Griessenauer CJ, Enriquez-Marulanda A, Xiang S, Hong T, Zhang H, Taussky P, Grandhi R, Waqas M, Tutino VM, Siddiqui AH, Levy EI, Ogilvy CS, Thomas AJ, Ulfert C, Möhlenbruch MA, Renieri L, Limbucci N, Parra-Fariñas C, Burkhardt JK, Kan P, Rinaldo L, Lanzino G, Brinjikji W, Spears J, Müller-Thies-Broussalis E, Killer-Oberpfalzer M, Islak C, Kocer N, Sonnberger M, Engelhorn T, Ghuman M, Yang VX, Salehani A, Harrigan MR, Radovanovic I, Pereira VM, Krings T, Matouk CC, Chen K, Aziz-Sultan MA, Ghorbani M, Schirmer CM, Goren O, Dalal SS, Koch MJ, Stapleton CJ, Patel AB, Finkenzeller T, Holtmannspötter M, Buhk JH, Foreman PM, Cress M, Hirschl R, Reith W, Simgen A, Janssen H, Marotta TR, Dmytriw AA: Comparison of PED and FRED Flow diverters for Posterior Circulation Aneurysms: A Propensity-Score Matched Cohort Study. J Neurointerv Surg (epub July 1, 2020 DOI 10.1136/neurintsurg-2020-016055). PMID 32611622

Nuisance Bleeding Complications in Patients with Cerebral Aneurysm treated with Pipeline Embolization Device

Pressman E, De la Garza CA, Chin F, Fishbein J, Waqas M, Siddiqui AH, Snyder K, Davies JM, Levy E, Kan P, Ren Z, Mokin M: Nuisance Bleeding Complications in Patients with Cerebral Aneurysm treated with Pipeline Embolization Device. J Neurointerv Surg (epub July 3, 2020 DOI 10.1136/neurintsurg-2020-016245). PMID 32620576

Neuroendovascular Clinical Trials Disruptions Due To COVID-19: Potential Future Challenges and Opportunities

Rai AT, Leslie-Mazwi TM, Fargen KM, Pandey AS, Dabus G, Hassan AE, Fraser JF, Hirsch JA, Gupta R, Hanel R, Yoo AJ, Bozorgchami H, Fiorella D, Mocco J, Arthur AS, Zaidat O, Siddiqui AH: Neuroendovascular Clinical Trials Disruptions Due To COVID-19: Potential Future Challenges and Opportunities. J Neurointerv Surg (epub June 30, 2020  DOI neurintsurg-2020-016502). PMID 32606103  Free article https://link.zixcentral.com/u/54170456/kniNWlW86hGMfXY-sebghQ?u=https%3A%2F%2Fjnis.bmj.com%2Fcontent%2Fneurintsurg%2Fearly%2F2020%2F06%2F30%2Fneurintsurg-2020-016502.full.pdf

Endovascular Neurosurgery Research Group (ENRG): Minimizing SARS-CoV-2 Exposure when Performing Surgical Interventions During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Pandey AS, Ringer AJ, Rai AT, Kan P, Jabbour P, Siddiqui AH, Levy EI, Snyder KV, Riina H, Tanweer O, Levitt MR, Kim LJ, Veznedaroglu E, Binning MJ, Arthur AS, Mocco J, Schirmer C, Thompson BG, Langer D; Endovascular Neurosurgery Research Group (ENRG): Minimizing SARS-CoV-2 Exposure when Performing Surgical Interventions During the COVID-19 Pandemic. J Neurointerv Surg 12(7):643-647, July 2020 (epub May 20, 2020  DOI 10.1136/neurintsurg-2020-016161). PMID 32434798  Free article https://jnis.bmj.com/content/early/2020/05/19/neurintsurg-2020-016161.long

Mechanical Thrombectomy of Right Internal Carotid Artery Terminus Occlusion using ADAPT technique: Impact of Aspiration on Parent Vessel

Dossani RH, Waqas M, Rai HH, Tso MK, Rajah GB, Siddiqui AH: Mechanical Thrombectomy of Right Internal Carotid Artery Terminus Occlusion using ADAPT technique: Impact of Aspiration on Parent Vessel. J Neurointerv Surg (epub June 23, 2020 DOI 10.1136/neurintsurg-2020-016131). PMID 32576702

The PCR-EAPCI Textbook. Percutaneous Interventional Cardiovascular Medicine (Vol III)

Mokin M, Davies JM, Snyder KV, Siddiqui AH, Levy EI, Hopkins LN: Endovascular Treatment of Acute Ischemic Stroke (Part III). In Wijns W, Serruys PW, Vahanian A, Eeckhout E, De Palma R, van Sambeek M (eds): The PCR-EAPCI Textbook. Percutaneous Interventional Cardiovascular Medicine (Vol III). Europa Digital & Publishing, June 2020. https://www.pcronline.com/eurointervention/textbook/pcr-textbook/chapter/?chapter_id=171&token=302415c5be461a1b2f70a89b0e4d63e8

Head or Neck First? Speed and Rates of Reperfusion in Thrombectomy for Tandem Large Vessel Occlusion Strokes

Haussen DC, Turjman F, Piotin M, Labreuche J, Steglich-Arnholm H, Holtmannspötter M, Taschner C, Eiden S, Nogueira RG, Papanagiotou P, Boutchakova M, Siddiqui AH, Lapergue B, Dorn F, Cognard C12, Killer M, Mangiafico S, Ribo M, Psychogios MN, Spiotta AM, Labeyrie MA, Mazighi M, Biondi A, Richard S, Grossberg JA, Anxionnat R, Bracard S, Gory B. Interv Neurol 8(2-6):92-100, January 2020. (Epub February 15, 2019  DOI 10.1159/000496292). PMID 32508890 PMCID: PMC7253855  Free article https://www.karger.com/Article/FullText/496292

Comparing Cortical Bone Trajectories for Pedicle Screw Insertion Using Robotic Guidance and Three-Dimensional Computed Tomography Navigation

Khan A, Rho K, Mao JZ, O’Connor TE, Agyei JO, Meyers JE, Mullin JP, Pollina J, World Neurosurg(epub June 6, 2020 DOI 10.1016/j.wneu.2020.05.257). PMID 32522651

Robot-Assisted Cortical Bone Trajectory Insertion of Pedicle Screws: 2-Dimensional Operative Video

Agyei JO, Khan A, Jowdy PK, O’Connor TE, Meyers JE, Mullin JP, Pollina J. Robot-Assisted Cortical Bone Trajectory Insertion of Pedicle Screws: 2-Dimensional Operative Video. Oper Neurosurg (Hagerstown). 2020 May 1;18(5):E171. doi: 10.1093/ons/opz216. PMID: 31342070.

Hemoptysis as the Presenting Clinical Sign of a T8-T9 Spine Fracture With Diffuse Idiopathic Skeletal Hyperostosis Changes

Siasios I, Pollina J, Dimopoulos VG. Hemoptysis as the Presenting Clinical Sign of a T8-T9 Spine Fracture with Diffuse Idiopathic Skeletal Hyperostosis Changes. Case Rep Emerg Med. 2016;2016:7657652. doi: 10.1155/2016/7657652. Epub 2016 Jun 22. PMID: 27418984; PMCID: PMC4933853.

The Role of Diffusion Tensor Imaging and Fractional Anisotropy in the Evaluation of Patients With Idiopathic Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus: A Literature Review

Siasios I, Kapsalaki EZ, Fountas KN, Fotiadou A, Dorsch A, Vakharia K, Pollina J, Dimopoulos V. The role of diffusion tensor imaging and fractional anisotropy in the evaluation of patients with idiopathic normal pressure hydrocephalus: a literature review. Neurosurg Focus. 2016 Sep;41(3):E12. doi: 10.3171/2016.6.FOCUS16192. PMID: 27581308.

Cervical Sagittal Balance Parameters After Single-Level Anterior Cervical Discectomy and Fusion: Correlations With Clinical and Functional Outcomes

Siasios I, Winograd E, Khan A, Vakharia K, Dimopoulos VG, Pollina J. Cervical sagittal balance parameters after single-level anterior cervical discectomy and fusion: Correlations with clinical and functional outcomes. J Craniovertebr Junction Spine. 2018 Jan-Mar;9(1):56-62. doi: 10.4103/jcvjs.JCVJS_9_18. PMID: 29755238; PMCID: PMC5934966.

Percutaneous Screw Placement in the Lumbar Spine With a Modified Guidance Technique Based on 3D CT Navigation System

Siasios ID, Pollina J, Khan A, Dimopoulos VG. Percutaneous screw placement in the lumbar spine with a modified guidance technique based on 3D CT navigation system. J Spine Surg. 2017 Dec;3(4):657-665. doi: 10.21037/jss.2017.12.05. PMID: 29354745; PMCID: PMC5760416.

The Role of Gait Analysis in the Evaluation of Patients With Cervical Myelopathy: A Literature Review Study

Siasios ID, Spanos SL, Kanellopoulos AK, Fotiadou A, Pollina J, Schneider D, Becker A, Dimopoulos VG, Fountas KN. The Role of Gait Analysis in the Evaluation of Patients with Cervical Myelopathy: A Literature Review Study. World Neurosurg. 2017 May;101:275-282. doi: 10.1016/j.wneu.2017.01.122. Epub 2017 Feb 9. PMID: 28192261.

The Role of Steroid Administration in the Management of Dysphagia in Anterior Cervical Procedures

Siasios I, Fountas K, Dimopoulos V, Pollina J. The role of steroid administration in the management of dysphagia in anterior cervical procedures. Neurosurg Rev. 2018 Jan;41(1):47-53. doi: 10.1007/s10143-016-0741-8. Epub 2016 May 27. PMID: 27235127.

Comparing Cortical Bone Trajectories for Pedicle Screw Insertion using Robotic Guidance and Three-Dimensional Computed Tomography Navigation

Khan A, Rho K, Mao JZ, O’Connor TE, Agyei JO, Meyers JE, Mullin JP, Pollina J. Comparing Cortical Bone Trajectories for Pedicle Screw Insertion using Robotic Guidance and Three-Dimensional Computed Tomography Navigation. World Neurosurg. 2020 Jun 6:S1878-8750(20)31230-4. doi: 10.1016/j.wneu.2020.05.257. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 32522651.

Diagnosis and Endovascular Embolization of a Sacral Spinal Arteriovenous Fistula With “Holo-Spinal” Venous Drainage

Munich SA, Krishna C, Cress MC, Dhillon GS, Pollina J, Levy EI. Diagnosis and Endovascular Embolization of a Sacral Spinal Arteriovenous Fistula with “Holo-Spinal” Venous Drainage. World Neurosurg. 2019 Aug;128:328-332. doi: 10.1016/j.wneu.2019.05.099. Epub 2019 May 20. PMID: 31121368.

Next-Generation Robotic Spine Surgery: First Report on Feasibility, Safety, and Learning Curve

Khan A, Meyers JE, Siasios I, Pollina J. Next-Generation Robotic Spine Surgery: First Report on Feasibility, Safety, and Learning Curve. Oper Neurosurg (Hagerstown). 2019 Jul 1;17(1):61-69. doi: 10.1093/ons/opy280. PMID: 30247684.

Navigating a Proximal Loop in the Radial Artery and Avoiding the Recurrent Radial Artery

Dossani RH, Waqas W, Tso MK, Rajah GB, Smolar DE, Davies JM: Navigating a Proximal Loop in the Radial Artery and Avoiding the Recurrent Radial Artery. J Neurointerv Surg 12(7):724, July 2020 (epub April 21, 2020 DOI 10.1136/neurintsurg-2019-015712). PMID 32317370

Aneurysm Characteristics, Coil Packing, and Post-Coiling Hemodynamics Affect Long-Term Treatment Outcome

Damiano RJ, Tutino VM, Paliwal N, Patel TR, Waqas M, Levy EI, Davies JM, Siddiqui AH, Meng H: Aneurysm Characteristics, Coil Packing, and Post-Coiling Hemodynamics Affect Long-Term Treatment Outcome. J Neurointerv Surg 12(7):706-713, July 2020 (epub December 17, 2019 DOI 10.1136/neurintsurg-2019-015422) PMID 31848217

An International Multicenter Retrospective Study to Survey the Landscape of Thrombectomy in the Treatment of Anterior Circulation Acute Ischemic Stroke: Outcomes with Respect to Age

Martini M, Mocco J, Turk A, Siddiqui AH, Fiorella D, Hanel R, Woodward K, Rai A, Frei D, Delgado Almandoz JE, Kelly ME, Peeling L, Arthur AS, Baxter B, English J, Linfante I, De Leacy R: An International Multicenter Retrospective Study to Survey the Landscape of Thrombectomy in the Treatment of Anterior Circulation Acute Ischemic Stroke: Outcomes with Respect to Age. J Neurointerv Surg 12(2)115-121, February 2020 (epub June 25, 2019 DOI 10.1136/neurintsurg-2019-015093). PMID 31239328

Treatment of Intracranial Aneurysms With the Enterprise Stent: A Multicenter Registry

Mocco J, Snyder KV, Albuquerque FC, Bendok BR, Alan S B, Carpenter JS, Fiorella DJ, Hoh BL, Howington JU, Jankowitz BT, Liebman KM, Rai AT, Rodriguez-Mercado R, Siddiqui AH, Veznedaroglu E, Hopkins LN, Levy EI. Treatment of intracranial aneurysms with the Enterprise stent: a multicenter registry. J Neurosurg. 2009 Jan;110(1):35-9. doi: 10.3171/2008.7.JNS08322. PMID: 18976057.

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