UB Neurosurgery Academic Publications

Venous Sinus Stenting for the Treatment of Acute Blindness in a Patient with Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension

Monteiro A, Fritz AG, Cappuzzo JM, Waqas M, Levy EI, Siddiqui AH: Venous Sinus Stenting for the Treatment of Acute Blindness in a Patient with Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension. Interv Neuroradiol (epub April 26, 2022  DOI 10.1177/15910199221095973). PMID 35471853

Recent Advances in Endovascular Neurosurgery: Pushing the Envelope

Levy EI, Ahmed AS, Cappuzzo JM: Recent Advances in Endovascular Neurosurgery: Pushing the Envelope. Neurosurg Clin N Am 33(2):xi-xii, April 2022 (epub March 2, 2022  DOI 10.1016/j.nec.2022.01.002).  PMID 35346457

Transvenous Embolization Technique for Brain Arteriovenous Malformations (AVMs). Recent Advances in Endovascular Neurosurgery.

Waqas M, Baig AA, Levy EI, Siddiqui AH: Transvenous Embolization Technique for Brain Arteriovenous Malformations (AVMs). Recent Advances in Endovascular Neurosurgery. Neurosurg Clin N Am 33(2):185-191, April 2022 (epub March 2, 2022  DOI 10.1016/j.nec.2021.11.001). PMID 35346450

Transradial versus Transfemoral Approach for Neuroendovascular Procedures: A Survey of Patient Preferences and Perspectives

Monteiro A, Cappuzzo JM, Aguirre AO, Vakharia K, Levy BR, Waqas M, Baig AA, Snyder KV, Davies JM, Siddiqui AH, Levy EI: Transradial versus Transfemoral Approach for Neuroendovascular Procedures: A Survey of Patient Preferences and Perspectives. World Neurosurg S1878-8750(22)00491-0 (epub April 14, 2022 DOI 10.1016/j.wneu.2022.04.043).  PMID 35430398

Evolution of the Patient-First Approach: A Dual-Trained, Single-Neurosurgeon Experience with 2002 Consecutive Intracranial Aneurysm Treatments

Waqas M, Monteiro A, Cappuzzo JM, Tutino VM, Levy EI: Evolution of the Patient-First Approach: A Dual-Trained, Single-Neurosurgeon Experience with 2002 Consecutive Intracranial Aneurysm Treatments. J Neurosurg (epub April 1, 2022  DOI 10.3171/2022.2.JNS22105). PMID 35364567

Moral Distress and Moral Injury Among Attending Neurosurgeons: A National Survey.

Prospective Study on Embolization of Intracranial Aneurysms with the Pipeline Device (PREMIER study): 3-Year Results with the Application of a Flow Diverter Specific Occlusion Classification.

Hanel RA, Cortez GM, Lopes DK, Nelson PK, Siddiqui AH, Jabbour P, Pereira VM, Szikora I, Zaidat OO, Bettegowda C, Colby GP, Mokin M, Schirmer CM, Hellinger FR, Given C, Krings T, Taussky P, Toth G, Fraser JF, Chen M, Priest R, Kan P, Fiorella D, Frei D, Aagaard-Kienitz B, Diaz O, Malek AM, Cawley CM, Puri AS, Kallmes DF: Prospective Study on Embolization of Intracranial Aneurysms with the Pipeline Device (PREMIER study): 3-Year Results with the Application of a Flow Diverter Specific Occlusion Classification.  J Neurointerv Surg (epub March 15, 2022  DOI 10.1136/neurintsurg-2021-018501).  PMID 35292570  Free article https://jnis.bmj.com/content/neurintsurg/early/2022/03/14/neurintsurg-2021-018501.full.pdf?with-ds=yes

Correspondence on ‘Carotid Artery Revascularization using the Walrus Balloon Guide Catheter: Safety and Feasibility from a US Multicenter Experience’ (Letter).

Siddiqui AH, Salem MM, Burkhardt J-K: Correspondence on ‘Carotid Artery Revascularization using the Walrus Balloon Guide Catheter: Safety and Feasibility from a US Multicenter Experience’ (Letter). J Neurointerv Surg (epub March 16, 2022  DOI 10.1136/neurintsurg-2022-018800). PMID 35296527

Differential Patterns of Change in Brain Connectivity Resulting from Severe Traumatic Brain Injury

Nakuci J, McGuire M, Schweser F, Poulsen D, Muldoon S: Differential Patterns of Change in Brain Connectivity Resulting from Severe Traumatic Brain Injury. Brain Connect (epub March 18, 2022  DOI 10.1089/brain.2021.0168)  PMID: 35302399

The Pipeline Embolization Device: A Decade of Lessons Learned in the Treatment of Posterior Circulation Aneurysms in a Multicenter Cohort.

Dmytriw AA, Dibas M, Adeeb N, Salem MM, Salehani A, Waqas W, Aldine AS, Tutino VM, Ogilvy CS, Siddiqui AH, Harrigan MR, Thomas AJ, Cuellar H, Griessenauer CJ: The Pipeline Embolization Device: A Decade of Lessons Learned in the Treatment of Posterior Circulation Aneurysms in a Multicenter Cohort. J Neurosurg (epub March 11, 2022  DOI 10.3171/2021.12.JNS212201). PMID 35276645

Atrial Fibrillation and Stroke: More than a Story of a Villain and a Victim.

Musialek P, Monteiro A, Siddiqui AH: Atrial Fibrillation and Stroke: More than a Story of a Villain and a Victim. (Editorial re: Lasek-Bal A, Żak A, Binek Ł, Student S, Tomalski W, Krzan A, Puz P, Uchwat U: The Effect of Atrial Fibrillation on the Safety and Efficacy of Mechanical Thrombectomy in Patients with Stroke.) Pol Arch Intern Med 132(2):16213 (epub February 28, 2022  DOI 10.20452/pamw.16213). PMID 35226439  Free article http://pamw.pl/en/node/16213/pdf

A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis of the Derivo Embolization Device: A Novel Surface-Modified Flow-Diverter for Intracranial Aneurysm Treatment.

Monteiro A, Burke SM, Baig AA, Khan S, Cappuzzo JM, Waqas M, Dietrich JE IV, Levy EI, Siddiqui AH: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis of the Derivo Embolization Device: A Novel Surface-Modified Flow-Diverter for Intracranial Aneurysm Treatment. J Neurointerv Surg (epub March 1, 2022  DOI 10.1136/neurintsurg-2021-018390).  PMID 35232753

Stroke Thrombectomy Volume, Rather Than Stroke Center Accreditation Status of Hospitals, is Associated with Mortality and Discharge Disposition

Waqas M, Tutino VM, Capuzzo JM, Lazarov V, Popoola D, Patel TR, Levy BR, Monteiro A, Mokin M, Rai AT, Mocco J, Turk AS, Snyder KV, Davies JM, Levy EI, Siddiqui AH: Stroke Thrombectomy Volume, Rather Than Stroke Center Accreditation Status of Hospitals, is Associated with Mortality and Discharge Disposition. J Neurointerv Surg (epub March 1, 2022  DOI. 10.1136/neurintsurg-2021-018079).  PMID 35232752

Anatomical and Technical Considerations of Robot-Assisted Cervical Pedicle Screw Placement: A Cadaveric Study.

Mao JZ, Soliman MAR, Karamian BA, Khan A, Fritz AG, Avasthi N, DiMaria S, Levy BR, O’Connor TE, Schroeder G, Pollina J, Vaccaro AR, Mullin JP: Anatomical and Technical Considerations of Robot-Assisted Cervical Pedicle Screw Placement: A Cadaveric Study. Global Spine J:21925682211068410(epub February 23, 2022  DOI 10.1177/21925682211068410).  PMID 35195035  Free articlehttps://journals.sagepub.com/doi/pdf/10.1177/21925682211068410

Management of Saccular Superior Cerebellar Artery Aneurysms: The Buffalo Experience Case Series and Systematic Review.

Lim J, Nyabuto E, Aguirre O, Waqas M, Vakharia K, Cappuzzo JM, Siddiqui AH: Management of Saccular Superior Cerebellar Artery Aneurysms: The Buffalo Experience Case Series and Systematic Review. Interv Neuroradiol:15910199221080234 (epub February 21, 2022  DOI10.1177/15910199221080234).  PMID 35188828

Chromatin Architecture Around Stroke Haplotypes Provides Evidence that Genetic Risk is Conferred through Vascular Cells

Tutino VM, Cuo CC, Avasthi N, Rai HH, Waqas M, Siddiqui AH, Jarvis JN, Poppenberg KE: Chromatin Architecture Around Stroke Haplotypes Provides Evidence that Genetic Risk is Conferred through Vascular Cells. Epigenomics 14(5):243-259, March 2022 (epub February 21, 2022  DOI 10.2217/epi-2021-0307). PMID 35184600

Complications Associated with Subaxial Placement of Pedicle Screws versus Lateral Mass Screws in the Cervical Spine: Systematic Review and Meta-analysis Comprising 1,768 Patients and 8,636 Screws.

Soliman MAR, Khan S, Ruggiero N, Mariotti BL, Aguirre AO, Kuo CC, Fritz AG, Sharma S, Nezha A, Levy BR, Khan A, Salem AA, Jowdy PK, Zeeshan Q, Ghannam MM, Starllng RV, Pollina J, Mullin JP: Complications Associated with Subaxial Placement of Pedicle Screws versus Lateral Mass Screws in the Cervical Spine: Systematic Review and Meta-analysis Comprising 1,768 Patients and 8,636 Screws. Neurosurg Rev (epub February 9, 2022  DOI 10.1007/s10143-022-01750-2).  PMID 35138485

Removing Craniofacial Screws: Technical Note.

Lim J, Bregy A, Gibbons KJ: Removing Craniofacial Screws: Technical Note. Cureus 13(11):e19891. (DOI 10.7759/cureus.19891).  PMCID PMC8712196  PMID 34976503  Free article https://assets.cureus.com/uploads/technical_report/pdf/66721/20211228-17720-71ga6.pdf

Realistic Computer Modelling of Stent Retriever Thrombectomy: A Hybrid Finite-Element Analysis-Smoothed Particle Hydrodynamics Model.

Mousavi JS SM, Faghihi D, Sommer K, Bhurwani MMS, Patel TR, Santo B, Waqas M, Ionita C, Levy EI, Siddiqui AH, Tutino VM: Realistic Computer Modelling of Stent Retriever Thrombectomy: A Hybrid Finite-Element Analysis-Smoothed Particle Hydrodynamics Model. J R Soc Interface 18(185):20210583, December 2021 (epub December 15, 2021  DOI 10.1098/rsif.2021.0583).  PMID 34905967  PMCID PMC8672072  Free article https://royalsocietypublishing.org/doi/full/10.1098/rsif.2021.0583

The Impact of Brain Atrophy on the Outcomes of Mechanical Thrombectomy: A Systematic Review.

Monteiro A, Waqas M, Rai HH, Baig AA, Dossani RH, Cappuzzo JM, Levy EI, Siddiqui AH: The Impact of Brain Atrophy on the Outcomes of Mechanical Thrombectomy: A Systematic Review. Br J Radiol  (epub January 27, 2022  DOI 10.1259/bjr.20210494). PMID 35084207

Predicting Flow Diverter Sizing Using the AneuGuide™ Software: A Validation Study.

Tong X, Shan Y, Leng X, Chen J, Fiehler J, Siddiqui AH, Hu X, Liu A, Xiang J: Predicting Flow Diverter Sizing Using the AneuGuide Software: A Validation Study. J Neurointerv Surg(epub January 17, 2022  DOI 10.1136/neurintsurg-2021-018353).  PMID 35039401  Free article https://jnis.bmj.com/content/neurintsurg/early/2022/01/16/neurintsurg-2021-018353.full.pdf?with-ds=yes

Which Sport Is More Dangerous: Ice Hockey or Field Hockey? A Review of the Head and Neck Injuries Associated With the Two Sports.

Stanbouly D, Richardson J, Richardson N, Reynolds RM, Recker MJ, Bass K, Chuang S-K: Which Sport Is More Dangerous: Ice Hockey or Field Hockey? A Review of the Head and Neck Injuries Associated With the Two Sports. J Oral Maxillofac Surg: S0278-2391(21)01517-2. (epub December 29, 2021  DOI 10.1016/j.joms.2021.12.013).  PMID 35065012

Rist Guide Catheter for Endovascular Procedures: Initial Case Series from a Single Center.

Waqas M, Monteiro A, Baig AA, Cappuzzo JM, Dossani RH, Almayman F, Singh T, Snyder KV, Levy EI, Siddiqui AH, Davies JM: Rist Guide Catheter for Endovascular Procedures: Initial Case Series from a Single Center. Interv Neuroradiol (epub January 19, 2022   DOI 10.1177/15910199221074884). PMID 35043703

Video Atlas of Acute Ischemic Stroke Intervention. 1e, Thieme (New York, NY) 384 pages, 375 illustrations, 38 narrated videos. In press, March 2022

Mokin M, Levy EI, Siddiqui AH: Video Atlas of Acute Ischemic Stroke Intervention. 1e, Thieme (New York, NY) 384 pages, 375 illustrations, 38 narrated videos. In press, March 2022. Hard cover ISBN: 9781684202492 (with complimentary digital content)

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 155:e748-e760, November 2021 (epub September 7, 2021  DOI 10.1016/j.wneu.2021.08.136).  PMID 34506979

Endovascular Treatment of Intracranial Occlusive Disease (chapter 61, section 3). In Quinones-Hinojosa A (ed): Schmidek & Sweet: Operative Neurosurgical Techniques (7th edition)

Vakharia K, Waqas M, Hopkins LN, Siddiqui AH, Levy EI: Endovascular Treatment of Intracranial Occlusive Disease (chapter 61, section 3).In Quinones-Hinojosa A (ed): Schmidek & Sweet: Operative Neurosurgical Techniques (7th edition), Elsevier (Philadelphia PA)April 22, 2021. ISBNs: 978-0323414791, 0323414796.

Acute Isolated Posterior Cerebral Artery Stroke Treated with Mechanical Thrombectomy: A Single-Center Experience and Review of the Literature.

Baig A, Monteiro A, Waqas M, Cappuzzo JM, Siddiqi M, Doane J, Dossani RM, Almayman F, Khawar WI, Davies JM, Snyder KV, Levy EI, Siddiqui AH: Acute Isolated Posterior Cerebral Artery Stroke Treated with Mechanical Thrombectomy: A Single-Center Experience and Review of the Literature. Interv Neuroradiol  (epub January 10, 2022  DOI 10.1177/15910199211070949). Article link: https://link.zixcentral.com/u/92188ffe/4jYTxhZy7BGXsrm95F7kRg?u=https%3A%2F%2Fjournals.sagepub.com%2Feprint%2FHHUVA3VDZQ2YRS6GRQK2%2Ffull

First U.S. Experience Using the Pipeline Flex Embolization Device with Shield Technology for Treatment of Intracranial Aneurysms

Cappuzzo JM, Monteiro A, Taylor MN, Waqas M, Baig AA, Almayman F, Davies JM, Snyder KV, Siddiqui AH, Levy EI: First U.S. Experience Using the Pipeline Flex Embolization Device with Shield Technology for Treatment of Intracranial Aneurysms. World Neurosurg S1878-8750(21)01875-1 (epub December 14, 2021  DOI 10.1016/j.wneu.2021.12.031). PMID 34920157

Artificial Intelligence for Large Vessel Occlusion Stroke: A Systematic Review.

Shlobin NA, Baig AA, Waqas M, Patel TR, Dossani RH, Wilson M, Cappuzzo JM, Siddiqui AH, Tutino VM, Levy EI: Artificial Intelligence for Large Vessel Occlusion Stroke: A Systematic Review. World Neurosurg S1878-8750(21)01846-5 (epub December 8, 2021  DOI 10.1016/j.wneu.2021.12.004).  PMID 34896351

Incidence of Major and Minor Vascular Injuries During Lateral Access Lumbar Interbody Fusion Procedures: A Retrospective Comparative Study and Systematic Literature Review.

Aguirre AO, Soliman MAR, Azmy S, Khan A, Jowdy PK, Mullin JP, Pollina J: Incidence of Major and Minor Vascular Injuries During Lateral Access Lumbar Interbody Fusion Procedures: A Retrospective Comparative Study and Systematic Literature Review. Neurosurg Rev (epub December 1, 2021  DOI 10.1007/s10143-021-01699-8). PMID 34850322

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