UB Neurosurgery Academic Publications

Use of Quantitative Angiographic Methods with a Data-Driven Model to Evaluate Reperfusion Status (mTICI) During Mechanical Thrombectomy

Shiraz Bhurwani MM, Snyder KV, Waqas M, Mokin M, Rava RA, Podgorsak AR, Chin F, Davies JM, Levy EI, Siddiqui AH, Ionita CN: Use of Quantitative Angiographic Methods with a Data-Driven Model to Evaluate Reperfusion Status (mTICI) During Mechanical Thrombectomy. Neuroradiology (epub January 7, 2021  DOI 10.1007/s00234-020-02598-3).

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 141:e625-e632, September 2020 (epub June 6, 2020 DOI 10.1016/j.wneu.2020.05.257). PMID 32522651

Technologic Evolution of Navigation and Robotics in Spine Surgery: A Historical Perspective.

Mao JZ, Agyei JO, Khan A, Hess R, Jowdy PK, Mullin JP, Pollina J: Technologic Evolution of Navigation and Robotics in Spine Surgery: A Historical Perspective. World Neurosurg 145:159-167, January 2021 (epub September 9, 2020 DOI 10.1016/j.wneu.2020.08.224)

Feasibility Study for Use of Angiographic Parametric Imaging and Deep Neural Networks for Intracranial Aneurysm Occlusion Prediction

Shiraz Bhurwani MM, Waqas M, Podgorsak AR, Williams KA, Davies JM, Snyder K, Levy E, Siddiqui A, Ionita CN: Feasibility Study for Use of Angiographic Parametric Imaging and Deep Neural Networks for Intracranial Aneurysm Occlusion Prediction. J Neurointerv Surg 12(7):714-719, July 2020 (epub December 10, 2019 DOI 10.1136/neurintsurg-2019-01554) PMID 31822594

Use of a Neck-Bridging Device for Endovascular Coiling of a Wide-Necked Middle Cerebral Artery Aneurysm

Dossani R, Waqas M, Agyei JO, Tso MK, Rajah GB, Setlur Nagesh SV, Davies JM: Use of a Neck-Bridging Device for Endovascular Coiling of a Wide-Necked Middle Cerebral Artery Aneurysm. J NeurointervSurg12(5):536, May 2020 (epub February 12, 2020  DOI 10.1136/neurintsurg-2019-015639). PMID 32051321

Trends in Academic Productivity in the COVID-19 Era: Analysis of Neurosurgical, Stroke Neurology, and Neurointerventional Literature

Lee JE, Mohanty A, Albuquerque FC, Couldwell WT, Levy EI, Benzel EC, Wakhloo AK, Hirsch JA, Fiorella D, Fargen KM, Burkhardt J-K, Srinivasian VM, Johnson J, Mokin M, Kan P: Trends in Academic Productivity in the COVID-19 Era: Analysis of Neurosurgical, Stroke Neurology, and Neurointerventional Literature. J Neurointerv Surg 12(11):1049-1052, November 2020 (epub September 30, 2020  DOI 10.1136/neurintsurg-2020-016710). PMID 32998982  PMCID PMC7528313  Free article https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7528313/pdf/neurintsurg-2020-016710.pdf

Expanding the Stroke Team to Include Interventional Cardiology

Mendelsohn FO, Holmes DR Jr, Hopkins LN: Expanding the Stroke Team to Include Interventional Cardiology. Catheter Cardiovasc Interv (epub October 22, 2020  DOI 10.1002/ccd.29315)

Management of Iatrogenic Internal Carotid Artery Injury during Medial Sphenoid Wing Meningioma Resection

Vakharia K, Housley SB, Waqas M, Davies JM, Levy EI: Management of Iatrogenic Internal Carotid Artery Injury during Medial Sphenoid Wing Meningioma Resection. 2-Dimensional Operative Video.  Oper Neurosurg (Hagerstown), opaa 310. (epub October 12, 2020. DOI 10.1093/ons/opaa310). PMID 33047130

Classification Models using Circulating Neutrophil Transcripts Can Detect Unruptured Intracranial Aneurysm

Poppenberg KE, Tutino VM, Li L, Waqas M, June A, Chaves L, Jiang K, Jarvis JN, Sun Y, Snyder KV, Levy EI, Siddiqui AH, Kolega J, Meng H: Classification Models using Circulating Neutrophil Transcripts Can Detect Unruptured Intracranial Aneurysm. J Trans Med 18:392, October 16, 2020 (DOI10.1186/s12967-020-02550-2). PMID [not yet available]. Free article link:https://link.zixcentral.com/u/9ad665f4/LJjgY1oP6xGg4HbP0C6LPw?u=https%3A%2F%2Frdcu.be%2Fb8AwB

A Data-Driven Model to Identify High-Risk Aneurysms and Guide Management Decisions: Rupture Resemblance Score.

Rajabzadeh-Oghaz H, Waqas M, Veeturi SV, Vakharia K, Tso MK, Kenneth SV, Davies JM, Siddiqui AH, Levy EI, Meng H: A Data-Driven Model to Identify High-Risk Aneurysms and Guide Management Decisions: Rupture Resemblance Score. J Neurosurg (epub September 4, 2020  DOI 10.3171/2020.5.JNS193264).

The Right to Know: Ethical Implications of Antibody Testing for Healthcare Workers and Overlooked Societal Implications

Vakharia K: The Right to Know: Ethical Implications of Antibody Testing for Healthcare Workers and Overlooked Societal Implications. J Med Ethics medethics-2020-106467, June 2020 (epub June 3, 2020, Epub 10.1136/medethics-2020-106467) PMCID: PMC7316109  Free article: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7316109/pdf/medethics-2020-106467.pdf

Pipeline Embolization Device for Treatment of Extracranial Internal Carotid Artery Pseudoaneurysms: A Multicenter Evaluation of Safety and Efficacy.

Akinduro OO, Gopal N, Hasan TF, Nourollah-Zadeh E, Vakharia K, De Leacy R, Burkhard JK, Yamamoto J, Mocco J, Castilla LR, Tze Man Kan P, Boulos A, Levy E, Tawk RG: Pipeline Embolization Device for Treatment of Extracranial Internal Carotid Artery Pseudoaneurysms: A Multicenter Evaluation of Safety and Efficacy. Neurosurgery 87(4):770-778, October 2020 (epub January 24, 2020 DOI: 10.1093/neuros/nyz548). PMID 31980826

Design and Physical Properties of 3-Dimensional Printed Models Used for Neurointervention: A Systematic Review of the Literature.

Waqas M, Mokin M, Lim J, Vakharia K, SpringerME, MeessKM, DucharmeRW, Ionita CN, Nagesh SVS, Gutierrez LC, Snyder KV, Davies JM, Levy EI, Siddiqui AH: Design and Physical Properties of 3-Dimensional Printed Models Used for Neurointervention: A Systematic Review of the Literature. Neurosurgery 87(4):E445–E453, October 2020 (epub May 11, 2020  DOI 10.1093/neuros/nyaa134). PMID 32392300

Instantaneous Wave-free Ratio Measurement During Intracranial Submaximal Angioplasty: Case Series and 2-Dimensional Operative Video

Vakharia K, Waqas M, Fayyaz N, Young A, Levy EI, Davies JM, Siddiqui AH: Instantaneous Wave-free Ratio Measurement During Intracranial Submaximal Angioplasty: Case Series and 2-Dimensional Operative Video. Oper Neurosurg 19(4):422-428, October 2020 (epub May 6, 2020  DOI 10.1093/ons/opaa058). PMID 32372085

Treatment of Carotid Ophthalmic Aneurysm with Woven Endobridge (WEB SL): 2-Dimensional Operative Video

Recker MJ, Rajah GB, Tso MK, Dossani RH, Levy EI: Treatment of Carotid Ophthalmic Aneurysm with Woven Endobridge (WEB SL): 2-Dimensional Operative Video. Oper Neurosurg 19 (4):E24-25, October 2020 (epub April 29, 2020  DOI10.1093/ons/opaa098). PMID 32348503

Impact of Endovascular Reperfusion on Low National Institutes of Health Stroke Scale Score Large-Vessel Occlusion Stroke

Chin F, Waqas M, Chou R, Gerace PG, Rai H, Vakharia K, Dossani RM, Davies JM, Snyder KV, Levy EI, Siddiqui AH: Impact of Endovascular Reperfusion on Low National Institutes of Health Stroke Scale Score Large-Vessel Occlusion Stroke. J Stroke Cerebrovasc Dis 29(7):104836, July 2020 (epub May 12, 2020  DOI 10.1016/j.jstrokecerebrovasdis.2020.104836). PMID 32414581.

Robotic-assisted Cortical Bone Trajectory (CBT) Screws Using the Mazor X Stealth Edition (MXSE) System: Workflow and Technical Tips for Safe and Efficient Use

Burza JA 3rd, Good CR, Lehman RA Jr, Pollina J, Chua RV, Buchholz AL, Gum JL: Robotic-assisted Cortical Bone Trajectory (CBT) Screws Using the Mazor X Stealth Edition (MXSE) System: Workflow and Technical Tips for Safe and Efficient Use. J Robot Surg (epub September 28, 2020  DOI 10.1007/s11701-020-01147-7). PMID 32989623

Versatile Use of Catheter Systems for Deployment of the Pipeline Embolization Device: A Comparison of Biaxial and Triaxial Catheter Systems

Vakharia K, Waqas M, Shakir HJ, Chin F, Hartke JN, Shallwani H, Beecher JS, Siddiqui AH, Levy EI: Versatile Use of Catheter Systems for Deployment of the Pipeline Embolization Device: A Comparison of Biaxial and Triaxial Catheter Systems. J Neurointerv Surg 12(6):585-590, June 2020 (epub January 20, 2020 DOI 10.1136/neurintsurg-2019-015610). PMID 31959632

CT Artifact Correction for Sparse and Truncated Projection Data using Generative Adversarial Networks

Podgorsak AR, Shiraz Bhurwani MM, Ionita CN: CT Artifact Correction for Sparse and Truncated Projection Data using Generative Adversarial Networks. Med Phys (Epub September 30, 2020  DOI 10.1002/mp.14504). PMID 32996149

Trends in Academic Productivity in the COVID-19 Era: Analysis of Neurosurgical, Stroke Neurology, and Neurointerventional Literature

Lee JE, Mohanty A, Albuquerque FC, Couldwell WT, Levy EI, Benzel EC, Wakhloo AK, Hirsch JA, Fiorella D, Fargen KM, Burkhardt J-K, Srinivasian VM, Johnson J, Mokin M, Kan P: Trends in Academic Productivity in the COVID-19 Era: Analysis of Neurosurgical, Stroke Neurology, and Neurointerventional Literature. J Neurointerv Surg (epub September 30, 2020  DOI 10.1136/neurintsurg-2020-016710). PMID 32998982 PMCID PMC7528313  Free article https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7528313/pdf/neurintsurg-2020-016710.pdf

Middle Meningeal Artery Embolization Treatment of Nonacute Subdural Hematomas in the Elderly: A Multiinstitutional Experience of 151 Cases

Joyce E, Bounajem MT, Scoville J, Thomas AJ, Ogilvy CS, Riina HA, Tanweer O, Levy EI, Spiotta AM, Gross BA, Jankowitz BT, Cawley CM, Khalessi AA, Pandey AS, Ringer AJ, Hanel R, Ortiz RA, Langer D, Levitt MR, Binning M, Taussky P, Kan P, Grandhi R: Middle Meningeal Artery Embolization Treatment of Nonacute Subdural Hematomas in the Elderly: A Multiinstitutional Experience of 151 Cases. Neurosurg Focus 49(4):E5, October 2020 (DOI 10.3171/2020.7.FOCUS20518). PMID 33002874  Free accesshttps://thejns.org/focus/view/journals/neurosurg-focus/49/4/article-pE5.xml

Transradial Embolization of the Left Middle Meningeal Artery and Accessory Middle Meningeal Artery for Treatment of Subacute–Chronic Subdural Hematoma

Rajah GB, Tso MK, Dossani R, Vakharia K, Siddiqui AH: Transradial Embolization of the Left Middle Meningeal Artery and Accessory Middle Meningeal Artery for Treatment of Subacute–Chronic Subdural Hematoma. J Neurointerv Surg 12(4):436, April 2020 (epub January 14, 2020  DOI 10.1136/neurintsurg-2019-015493). PMID 31937602

Impact of Antiplatelet Therapy During Endovascular Therapy for Tandem Occlusions: A Collaborative Pooled Analysis.

Collagen Turnover in Relation to Risk Factors and Hemodynamics in Human Intracranial Aneurysms

Assessment of Rod Material Types in Spine Surgery Outcomes: A Systematic Review.

Mao JZ, Fritz AG, Lucas J-M P, Khan A, Popoola DO, Adetunji A, Levy BR, Agyei JO, O’Connor TE, Pollina J, Mullin JP: Assessment of Rod Material Types in Spine Surgery Outcomes: A Systematic Review. World Neurosurg S1878-8750(20)32083-0 (epub September 18, 2020  DOI 10.1016/j.wneu.2020.09.075). PMID: 32956893

Letter: An International Investigation Into the COVID-19 Pandemic and Workforce Depletion in Highly Specialized Neurointerventional Units – Insights from Stroke Thrombectomy and Aneurysm Registry and Endovascular Neurosurgery Research Group

Alawieh A, Al Kasab S, Almallouhi E, Levitt MR, Jabbour PM, Sweid A, Starke RM, Saini V, Fargen KM, Wolfe SQ, Arthur AS, Goyal N, Fragata I, Maier I, Matouk C, Howard BM, Grossberg JA, Cawley M, Kan P, Hafeez M, Singer J, Crowley RW, Joshi KC, Brinjikji W, Savastano LE, Ogilvy CS, Gomez-Paz S, Levy E, Waqas M, Mokin M, Veznedaroglu E, Binning M, Mascitelli J, Yoo AJ, Soomro J, Williamson RW, Chalhoub RM, Grande A, Crosa R, Webb S, Psychogios M, Ducruet AF, Albuquerque FC, Majmundar N, Turner R, Casagrande W, Al-Mufti F, De Leacy R, Mocco J, Fessler RD, Osanai T, Chowdhry SA, Park M, Schirmer CM, Ringer A, Spiotta AM, STAR and ENRG collaborators: Letter: An International Investigation Into the COVID-19 Pandemic and Workforce Depletion in Highly Specialized Neurointerventional Units – Insights from Stroke Thrombectomy and Aneurysm Registry and Endovascular Neurosurgery Research Group.Neurosurgery:nyaa415 (epub September 7, 2020  DOI 10.1093/neuros/nyaa415). PMCID PMC7499731

Characterization of Long Non-coding RNA Signatures of Intracranial Aneurysm in Circulating Whole Blood

Tutino VM, Poppenberg KE, Damiano RJ, Patetl TR, Waqas M, Dmytriw AA, Snyder KV, Siddiqui AH, Jarvis JM: Characterization of Long Non-coding RNA Signatures of Intracranial Aneurysm in Circulating Whole Blood. Mol Diagn Ther (epub September 16, 2020 DOI 10.1007/s40291-020-00494-3). PMID: 32939739

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: Make Clipping Great Again: Microsurgery for Cerebral Aneurysms by Dual-Trained Neurosurgeons. World Neurosurg 137:e454-e461, May 2020 (epub February 10, 2020 DOI 10.1016/j.wneu.2020.02.006). PMID 32058116

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 12(9):831-835, September 2020 (epub June 30, 2020  DOI neurintsurg-2020-016502). PMID 32606103  Free articlehttps://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

Utilization, Utility and Variability in Usage of Adjunctive Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy in Spinal Management: A Review of the Literature

Mao JZ, Liard PS, Imperato NS, Knepley KD, Khan A, Agyei JO, O’Connor TE, Pollina J, Mullin JP: Utilization, Utility and Variability in Usage of Adjunctive Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy in Spinal Management: A Review of the Literature. World Neurosurg (epub September 1, 2020  DOI 10.1016/j.wneu.2020.08.075). PMID 32889196

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