UB Neurosurgery Academic Publications

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

Clinical Outcomes of On-Site Versus Off-Site Endovascular Stroke Interventions

Alkhouli M, Alqahtani F, Hopkins LN, Harris AH, Hohmann SF, Tarabishy A, Holmes DR: Clinical Outcomes of On-Site Versus Off-Site Endovascular Stroke Interventions. JACC Cardiovasc Interv S1936-8798(20)31173-0, August 2020 (epub August 21, 2020 DOI 10.1016/j.jcin.2020.05.025). PMID 32861630

Mechanical Thrombectomy for Ischemic Stroke: A Role for Cardiology!

Hopkins LN: Mechanical Thrombectomy for Ischemic Stroke: A Role for Cardiology! (Letter to the Editor) Kardiol Pol 78(7-8):798-799, August 2020 (epub August 25, 2020  DOI 10.33963/KP.15565). PMID 32844614  Free article:https://www.mp.pl/kardiologiapolska/issue/article/15565

Ventriculoperitoneal Shunt Placement with Ultrasound Guidance and Laparoscopic Assistance: 2-Dimensional Instructional Video

Housley SB, Hoffman A, Siddiqui AH: Ventriculoperitoneal Shunt Placement with Ultrasound Guidance and Laparoscopic Assistance: 2-Dimensional Instructional Video. Surg Neurol Int 11:82, eCollection April 25, 2020. (DOI 10.25259/SNI_8_2020).  PMID 32844047  PMCID: PMC7193460  Free article: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7193460/

May Cooler Heads Prevail During a Pandemic: Stroke in COVID-19 Patients or COVID-19 in Stroke Patients? May “Anticipation” Prevail During a Pandemic: Stroke in COVID-19 Patients Is a Reality?

Jabbour P, Sweid A, Tjoumakaris S, Piotin M, Brinjikji W, Bekelis K, Raz E, Sourour N, Nimjee SM, Lopes DK, Hassan AE, Pandey AS, Gonzalez LF, Hanel RA, Siddiqui AH, Hasan D, Lavine SD, Bendok BR: In Reply: May Cooler Heads Prevail During a Pandemic: Stroke in COVID-19 Patients or COVID-19 in Stroke Patients? May “Anticipation” Prevail During a Pandemic: Stroke in COVID-19 Patients Is a Reality? Neurosurgery (epub August 28, 2020  DOI 10.1093/neuros/nyaa384). PMID: 32856706. Free article:https://academic.oup.com/neurosurgery/advance-article/doi/10.1093/neuros/nyaa384/5898485

Semi-automated Measurement of Vascular Tortuosity and Its Implications for Mechanical Thrombectomy Performance

Mokin M, Waqas M, Chin F, Rai H, Senko J, Sparks A, Ducharme RW, Springer M, Borlongan CV, Levy EI, Ionita C, Siddiqui AH: Semi-automated Measurement of Vascular Tortuosity and Its Implications for Mechanical Thrombectomy Performance. Neuroradiology (epub August 20, 2020 DOI 10.1007/s00234-020-02525-6). PMID 32816090

Transition to Transradial Access for Mechanical Thrombectomy – Lessons Learned and Comparison to Transfemoral Access in a Single-Center Case Series

Munich SA, Vakharia K, McPheeters MJ, Waqas M, Tso MK, Levy EI, Snyder KV, Siddiqui AH, Davies JM: Transition to Transradial Access for Mechanical Thrombectomy – Lessons Learned and Comparison to Transfemoral Access in a Single-Center Case Series. Oper Neurosurg (Hagerstown). (epub Aug 21, 2020  DOI 10.1093/ons/opaa230). PMID 32823287

The Professional and Personal Impact of the Coronavirus Pandemic on US Neurointerventional Practices: A Nationwide Survey

Fargen KM, Leslie-Mazwi TM, Klucznik RP, Wolfe SQ, Brown P, Ansari SA, Dabus G, Spiotta AM, Mokin M, Hassan AE, Liebeskind D, Welch BG, Siddiqui AH, Hirsch JA: The Professional and Personal Impact of the Coronavirus Pandemic on US Neurointerventional Practices: A Nationwide SurveyJ Neurointerv Surg (epub August 9, 2020  DOI10.1136/neurintsurg-2020-016513). PMCID PMC7421723  Open access: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7421723/pdf/neurintsurg-2020-016513.pdf Supplementary data: neurintsurg-2020-016513supp001.pdf

Pivotal Trial of the Neuroform Atlas Stent for Treatment of Anterior Circulation Aneurysms: One-Year Outcomes

Zaidat OO, Hanel RA, Sauvageau EA, Aghaebrahim A, Lin E, Jadhav AP, Jovin TG, Khaldi A, Gupta RG, Johnson A, Frei D, Loy D, Malek A, Toth G, Siddiqui A, Reavey-Cantwell J, Thomas A, Hetts SW, Jankowitz BT: Pivotal Trial of the Neuroform Atlas Stent for Treatment of Anterior Circulation Aneurysms: One-Year OutcomesStroke 51(7):2087–2094, July 2020. (Epub June 17, 2020  DOI10.1161/STROKEAHA.119.028418). PMID: 32568654  PMCID: PMC7306258  Open accesshttps://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7306258/pdf/str-51-2087.pdf

Onset to Reperfusion Time as a Determinant of Outcomes Across a Wide Range of ASPECTS in Endovascular Thrombectomy: Pooled Analysis of the SWIFT, SWIFT PRIME, and STAR Studies

Kim JT, Goyal M, Levy EI, Liebeskind D, Jahan R, Pereira VM, Gralla J, Bonafe A, Saver JL: Onset to Reperfusion Time as a Determinant of Outcomes Across a Wide Range of ASPECTS in Endovascular Thrombectomy: Pooled Analysis of the SWIFT, SWIFT PRIME, and STAR Studies. J Neurointerv Surg 12(3):240-245, March 2020 (epub July 2, 2019 DOI 10.1136/neurintsurg-2019-014906). PMID 31266857

Effect of Definition and Methods on Estimates of Prevalence of Large Vessel Occlusion in Acute Ischemic Stroke: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis

Waqas M, Rai AT, Vakharia K, Chin F, Siddiqui AH: Effect of Definition and Methods on Estimates of Prevalence of Large Vessel Occlusion in Acute Ischemic Stroke: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis.J Neurointerv Surg 12(3):260-265, March 2020 (epub August 23, 2019  DOI 10.1136/neurintsurg-2019-015172). PMID 3144289

Letter to the Editor: Embracing Disruptive Change During the Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) Pandemic

Hess R, Mao JZ, Rho K, Khan A, Levy E, Pollina J, Mullin JP: Letter to the Editor: Embracing Disruptive Change During the Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) Pandemic.World Neurosurg 139:726–727, July 2020 (epub May 11, 2020  DOI 10.1016/j.wneu.2020.05.048). PMID 32437997  PMCID PMC7211604   Free article: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7211604/

Method to Simulate Distal Flow Resistance in Coronary Arteries in 3D Printed Patient Specific Coronary Model

Sommer KN, IyerV, Kumamaru KK, Rava RA, Ionita CN:Method to Simulate Distal Flow Resistance in Coronary Arteries in 3D Printed Patient Specific Coronary Models 3D Print Med 6(1):19, August 2020 (epub August 6, 2020 DOI 10.1186/s41205-020-00072-7) PMID 32761497

Integration of Technology Within the Spine Neurosurgical Training Paradigm

Mao JZ, Mullin JP, Pollina J Jr: Commentary: Integration of Technology Within the Spine Neurosurgical Training Paradigm. Oper Neurosurg (Hagerstown) (epub August 6, 2020;opaa248. DOI 10.1093/ons/opaa248). PMID 32761195

Cigarette Smoking and Risk of Intracranial Aneurysms in Middle-aged Women

Ogilvy CS, Gomez-Paz S, Kicielinski KP, Salem MM, Akamatsu Y, Waqas M, Rai HH, Catapano JS, Muram S, Elghareeb M, Siddiqui AH, Levy EI, Lawton MT, Mitha AP, Hoh BL, Polifka A, Fox WC, Moore JM, Thomas AJ: Cigarette Smoking and Risk of Intracranial Aneurysms in Middle-aged Women. J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry (epub July 28, 2020  DOI 10.1136/jnnp-2020-323753). PMID 32723730 Open access: https://jnnp.bmj.com/content/jnnp/early/2020/07/14/jnnp-2020-323753.full.pdf

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

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