UB Neurosurgery Academic Publications

Cost-Effectiveness of Remote Robotic Mechanical Thrombectomy in Acute Ischemic Stroke

Sanmartin MX, Katz JM, Eusemann C, Boltyenkov AT, Sangha K, Bastani M, Turner R, Siddiqui AH, Pereira VM, Hui FK, Mocco J, Sanella PC: Cost-Effectiveness of Remote Robotic Mechanical Thrombectomy in Acute Ischemic Stroke. J Neurosurg (epub January 20, 2023  DOI 10.3171/2022.12.JNS222115).  PMID 36670531

NCCN Guidelines® Insights: Central Nervous System Cancers, Version 2.2022. 

Horbinski C, Nabors LB, Portnow J, Baehring J, Bhatia A, Bloch O, Brem S, Butowski N, Cannon DM, Chao S, Chheda MG, Fabiano AJ, Forsyth P, Gigilio P, Hattangadi-Gluth J, Holdhoff M, Junck L, Kaley T, Merrell R, Mrugala MM, Nagpal S, Nedzi LA, Nevel K, Nghiemphu PL, Parney I, Patel TR, Peters K, Puduvalli VK, Rockhill J, Rusthoven C, Shonka N, Swinnen LJ, Weiss S, Wen PY, Willmarth NE, Bergman MA, Darlow S. NCCN Guidelines® Insights: Central Nervous System Cancers, Version 2.2022. J Natl Compr Canc Netw21(1):12-20, January 2023. (DOI 10.6004/jnccn.2023.0002_. PMID: 36634606.  Free articlehttps://jnccn.org/view/journals/jnccn/21/1/article-p12.xml

Risk Factors of Early Complications after Thoracolumbar Spinal Deformity Surgery: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis.

Kuo CC, Soliman MAR, Aguirre AO, Youngs D, Kruk M, Hess RM, Nyabuto EM, Khan A, Jowdy PK, Pollina J, Mullin JP: Risk Factors of Early Complications after Thoracolumbar Spinal Deformity Surgery: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. Eur Spine J (epub January 7, 2023 DOI. 10.1007/s00586-022-07486-3). PMID 36611078

Histologically Interpretable Clot Radiomic Features Predict Treatment Outcomes of Mechanical Thrombectomy for Ischemic Stroke

Patel TR, Santo BA, Baig AA, Waqas M, Monteiro A, Levy EI, Siddiqui AH, Tutino VM: Histologically Interpretable Clot Radiomic Features Predict Treatment Outcomes of Mechanical Thrombectomy for Ischemic Stroke. Neuroradiology (epub January 4, 2023  DOI 10.1007/s00234-022-03109-2).  PMID 36600077

Preclinical Model of Anterior Circulation Intracranial Stenting

Anagnostakou V, King RM, Gutierrez L, Black JD, Lee J, Virmani R, Puri AS, Siddiqui AH, Gounis MJ: Preclinical Model of Anterior Circulation Intracranial Stenting. J Neurointerv Surg (epub January 6, 2023  DOI 10.1136/jnis-2022-019692).  PMID 36609543

Mechanical Thrombectomy with a Balloon-Guide Catheter: Sheathless Transradial versus Transfemoral Approach.

Waqas M, Monteiro A, Cappuzzo JM, Kruk MD, Almayman F, Housley SB, Lim J, Dossani RH, Snyder KV, Siddiqui AH, Davies JM, Levy EI: Mechanical Thrombectomy with a Balloon-Guide Catheter: Sheathless Transradial versus Transfemoral Approach. J Neurointerv Surg (epub December 29, 2022  DOI 10.1136/jnis-2022-019607).  PMID 36581453

Radiographic Alignment After the Single Position Prone Transpsoas Approach: A Multi-Institutional Retrospective Review of 363 Cases

Diaz-Aguilar L, Stone LE, Soliman MAR, Padovano A, Ehresman J, Brown NJ, Produturi G, Battista M, Khan A, Pollina J, Amaral R, Abd-El-Barr MM, Moss I, Smith T, Deol GS, Lee BS, McMains MC, Joseph SA, Schwartz D, Pimenta L, Nguyen AD, Taylor WRRadiographic Alignment After the Single Position Prone Transpsoas Approach: A Multi-Institutional Retrospective Review of 363 CasesNeurosurg Focus 54(1):E3, January 2023 (DOI 10.3171/2022.10.FOCUS22603)  Free articlehttps://thejns.org/focus/view/journals/neurosurg-focus/54/1/article-pE3.xml

Vascular Cross-section, Rather than Tortuosity, Can Classify First-Pass Outcome of Mechanical Thrombectomy for Ischemic Stroke

Mousavi Janbeh Sarayi SM, Santo BA, Waqas M, Monteiro A, Veeturi SS, Jenkins TD, Levy EI, Siddiqui AH, Tutino VM: Vascular Cross-section, Rather than Tortuosity, Can Classify First-Pass Outcome of Mechanical Thrombectomy for Ischemic Stroke. Stroke: Vasc Int Neurol:e000646 (epub December 29, 2022  DOI 10.1161/SVIN.122.000646).  Free article https://www.ahajournals.org/doi/10.1161/SVIN.122.000646  

A Novel Cervical Vertebral Bone Quality (C-VBQ) Score Independently Predicts Cage Subsidence Following Anterior Cervical Discectomy and Fusion

Soliman MAR, Aguirre AO, Kuo CC, Ruggiero N, Khan A, Ghannam MM, Rho K, Jowdy P, Mullin JP, Pollina J: A Novel Cervical Vertebral Bone Quality (C-VBQ) Score Independently Predicts Cage Subsidence Following Anterior Cervical Discectomy and Fusion. Neurosurgery (epub December 14, 2022  DOI 10.1227/neu.0000000000002269). 

Hemodynamic Analysis Shows High Wall Shear Stress Is Associated with Intraoperatively Observed Thin Wall Regions of Intracranial Aneurysms

Veeturi SS, Patel TR, Baig AA, Chien A, Monteiro A, Waqas M, Snyder KV, Siddiqui AH, Tutino VM: Hemodynamic Analysis Shows High Wall Shear Stress Is Associated with Intraoperatively Observed Thin Wall Regions of Intracranial Aneurysms. J Cardiovasc Dev Dis 9(12):424, November 29, 2022 (DOI 10.3390/jcdd9120424).  PMID 36547421  PMCID PMC9780790  Free article: https://www.mdpi.com/2308-3425/9/12/424

Vertebral Bone Quality Score Independently Predicts Proximal Junctional Kyphosis and/or Failure Following Adult Spinal Deformity

Kuo CC, Soliman MAR, Aguirre AO, Ruggiero N, Kruk M, Khan A, Ghannam MM, Almeida ND, Jowdy PK, Smolar DE, Pollina J, Mullin JP: Vertebral Bone Quality Score Independently Predicts Proximal Junctional Kyphosis and/or Failure Following Adult Spinal Deformity Surgery. Neurosurg. (epub December 19, 2022 DOI 10.1227/neu.0000000000002291).

Phase IIa Study of SurVaxM Plus Adjuvant Temozolomide for Newly Diagnosed Glioblastoma

Ahluwalia MS, Reardon DA, Abad AP, Curry WT, Wong ET, Figel SA, Mechtler LL, Peereboom DM, Hutson AD, Witners HG, Liu S, Belal AN, Qiu J, Mogensen KM, Dharma SS, Dhawan A, Birkemeier MT, Casucci DM, Ciesielski MJ, Fenstermaker RA: Phase IIa Study of SurVaxM Plus Adjuvant Temozolomide for Newly Diagnosed Glioblastoma. J Clin Oncol (epub December 15, 2022  DOI 10.1200/JCO.22.00996). PMID 36521103. Free article https://ascopubs.org/doi/pdf/10.1200/JCO.22.00996?role=tab 

Pediatric Central Nervous System Cancers, Version 2.2023, NCCN Clinical Practice Guidelines in Oncology.

Gajjar A, Mahajan A, Abdelbaki M, Anderson C, Antony R, Bale T, Bindra R, Bowers DC, Cohen K, Cole B, Dorris K, Ermoian R, Franson A. Helgager J, Landi D, Lin C, Metrock L, Nanda R, Palmer J, Partap S, Plant A, Pruthi S, Reynolds R, Ruggieri P, Stearns D, Storm P, Wang A, Warren K, Whipple N, Zaky W, McMillian NR, Pluchino LA: Pediatric Central Nervous System Cancers, Version 2.2023, NCCN Clinical Practice Guidelines in Oncology. J Natl Compr Canc Netw 20(12):1339-1362, December 2022 (DOI 10.6004/jnccn.2022.0062).  PMID 36509072  Free article https://jnccn.org/view/journals/jnccn/20/12/article-p1339.xml

Biologically Informed Clot Histomics Are Predictive of Acute Ischemic Stroke Etiology

Patel TR, Santo B, Jenkins TD, Waqas M, Monteiro A, Baig A, Levy EI, Davies JM, Snyder KV, Siddiqui AH, Kolega J, Tomaszewski J, Tutino VM: Biologically Informed Clot Histomics Are Predictive of Acute Ischemic Stroke Etiology. Stroke Vasc Interv Neurol:e000536 (epub December 12, 2022  DOI 10.1161/SVIN.122.000536).  Free article https://www.ahajournals.org/doi/10.1161/SVIN.122.000536

Rescue of Inadvertent Superior Sagittal Sinus Occlusion During Middle Meningeal Artery Embolization.

Housley SB, Cappuzzo JM, Waqas M, Lim J, Levy EI: Rescue of Inadvertent Superior Sagittal Sinus Occlusion during Middle Meningeal Artery Embolization. Interv Neuroradiol (epub December 7, 2022  DOI 10.1177/15910199221138152).  PMID 36475955

High-quality and Robust Protein Quantification in Large Clinical/Pharmaceutical Cohorts with IonStar Proteomics Investigation

Shen S, Wang X, Zhu X, Rasam S, Ma M, Huo S, Qian S, Zhang M, Qu M, Hu C, Jin L, Tian Y, Sethi S, Poulsen D, Wang J, Tu C, Qu J:High-quality and Robust Protein Quantification in Large Clinical/Pharmaceutical Cohorts with IonStar Proteomics Investigation. Nat Protoc (epub December 9, 2022  DOI 10.1038/s41596-022-00780-w). PMID 36494494

Acute Ischaemic Stroke: Recent Advances in Reperfusion Treatment

Widimsky P, Snyder KV, Sulzenko J, Hopkins LN, Stetkarova I: Acute Ischaemic Stroke: Recent Advances in Reperfusion Treatment. Eur Heart J (epub December 7, 2022  DOI 10.1093/eurheartj/ehac684/6881118).  Free article https://academic.oup.com/eurheartj/advance-article/doi/10.1093/eurheartj/ehac684/6881118

A Novel Interventional Approach to LV Pseudoaneurysm Compressing on LAD by Utilizing LAA Closure Device

Khorsandi M, Khan H, Colern G, Hansen R, Arzhan S, Ashraf H, Jacobs LD, Katzen SM, Siddiqui AH, Iyer V: A Novel Interventional Approach to LV Pseudoaneurysm Compressing on LAD by Utilizing LAA Closure Device. JACC Case Rep 4(24):101683, eCollection December 21, 2022 (epub November 23, 2022  DOI 10.1016/j.jaccas.2022.10.015).  PMID 36438888  PMCID PMC9694150  Free article https://reader.elsevier.com/reader/sd/pii/S2666084922008361?token=A7B6BBB02A4FD5047BD80B09E533618160EFD9B01ECACE44292B63E49D2E156DBB5E0A0C44F34F3AD5A6B25E9F4A0379&originRegion=us-east-1&originCreation=20221205162503

Profiling of Circulating Gene Expression Reveals Molecular Signatures Associated with Intracranial Aneurysm Rupture Risk

Poppenberg KE, Chien A, Santo BA, Chaves L, Veeturi SS, Waqas M, Monteiro A, Dmytriw AA, Burkhardt J-K, Mokin M, Snyder KV, Siddiqui AH, Tutino VM: Profiling of Circulating Gene Expression Reveals Molecular Signatures Associated with Intracranial Aneurysm Rupture Risk. Mol Diagn Ther (epub December 3, 2022  DOI 10.1007/s40291-022-00626-x).  PMID 36460938

Use of Drug-Eluting, Balloon-Expandable Resolute Onyx Coronary Stent as a Novel Treatment Strategy for Vertebral Artery Ostial Stenosis: Case Series.

Lim J, Baig AA, Aguirre AO, Cappuzzo JM, Vakharia K, Rho K, Waqas M, Monteiro A, Fretz TJ, Levy EI, Siddiqui AH: Use of Drug-Eluting, Balloon-Expandable Resolute Onyx Coronary Stent as a Novel Treatment Strategy for Vertebral Artery Ostial Stenosis: Case Series. Interv Neuroradiol (epub November 10, 2022  DOI 10.1177/15910199221138138).  PMID 36357368

Access to Mechanical Thrombectomy for Stroke: Center Qualifications, Prehospital Management, and Geographic Disparities.

Levy EI, Monteiro A, Waqas M, Siddiqui AH: Access to Mechanical Thrombectomy for Stroke:  Center Qualifications, Prehospital Management, and Geographic Disparities. Neurosurgery (epub November 15, 2022  DOI 10.1227/neu.00000000000022060).

Carotid Artery Stenting Using the Walrus Balloon-Guide Catheter with Flow Reversal for Proximal Embolic Protection: Technical Description and Single-Center Case Series.

Cappuzzo JM, Monteiro A, Waqas M, Baig AA, Popoola DO, Almayman F, Khawar WI, Farkash ZG, Davies JM, Siddiqui AH, Levy EI, Snyder KV: Carotid Artery Stenting Using the Walrus Balloon-Guide Catheter with Flow Reversal for Proximal Embolic Protection: Technical Description and Single-Center Case Series. Oper Neurosurg (epub October 17, 2022  DOI 10.1227/ons.0000000000000442)PMID 36251417

The Use of Antiplatelet Agents and Heparin in the 24-Hour Postintravenous Alteplase Window for Neurointervention

Binning MJ, Maxwell CR, McAree M, Veznedaroglu E, Felbaum D, Arthur A, Goyal N, Wolfe SQ, Tschoe C, Crowley RW, Levy E, Vakharia K, Rai HH, Pandey AS, Daou BJ, Tawk RG, Ringer AJ, Liebman KM: The Use of Antiplatelet Agents and Heparin in the 24-Hour Postintravenous Alteplase Window for Neurointervention. Neurosurgery88(4):746-750, April 2021 (DOI 10.1093/neuros/nyaa530).  PMID 33442725

Postmarket American Experience With Woven EndoBridge Device: Adjudicated Multicenter Case Series.

Cherian J, Chen SR, Puri A, Vakharia K, Levy E, Eshragi S, Howard BM, Tong FC, Cawley CM, Gross B, Alexander MD, Grandhi R, Srinivasan VM, Burkhardt J-K, Johnson JN, Kan P: Postmarket American Experience With Woven EndoBridge Device: Adjudicated Multicenter Case Series. Neurosurgery 89(2):275-282, July 15, 2021 (epub May 14, 2021  DOI 10.1093/neuros/nyab158).  PMID 33989398  PMCID PMC8660628  Free article https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC8660628/pdf/nyab158.pdf

Carotid Artery Revascularization Using the Walrus Balloon Guide Catheter: Safety and Feasibility from a US Multicenter Experience.

Salem MM, Kvint S, Baig AA, Monteiro A, Cortez GM, Kuhn AL, Goren O, Dalal S, Jankowitz BT, Choudhri O, Raper D, Tanweer O, Jabbour P, Kan P, Starke RM, Levy EI, Griessenauer CJ, Puri AS, Hanel R, Siddiqui AH, Burkhardt J-K: Carotid Artery Revascularization Using the Walrus Balloon Guide Catheter: Safety and Feasibility from a US Multicenter Experience. J Neurointerv Surg 14(7):709-717, July 2022 (epub October 22, 2021  DOI 10.1136/neurintsurg-2021-018126).  PMID 34686574

Advancing Academically in Neurosurgery: Harnessing the Sweet Spot While Minimizing the Sweat Spot (chapter 30).

Munich SA, Levy EI: Advancing Academically in Neurosurgery: Harnessing the Sweet Spot While Minimizing the Sweat Spot (chapter 30). In Agarwal N, Reddy V (eds):Surviving Neurosurgery, February 8, 2022, Springer, Chaim, p 113-117.  DOI 10.1007/978-3-030-86917-5_2. Softcover ISBN 978-3-030-86916-8  Ebook ISBN: 978-3-030-86917-5

Left Ophthalmic Segment Internal Carotid Artery Aneurysm Treated with Flow Diversion in a Child with Apert Syndrome: Technical Note.

Lim J, Cappuzzo JM, Waqas M, Almayman F. Fearon JA, Levy EI: Left Ophthalmic Segment Internal Carotid Artery Aneurysm Treated with Flow Diversion in a Child with Apert Syndrome: Technical Note. Pediatr Neurosurg (epub October 28, 2022  DOI 10.1159/000527795).  PMID 36310015

Endovascular Therapy vs Medical Management for Patients With Acute Stroke With Medium Vessel Occlusion in the Anterior Circulation

Saber H, Desai SM, Haussen D, Al-Bayati A, Majidi S, Mocco J, Hassan AE, Rajah G, Waqas M, Davies JM, Dombos D 3rd, Nickele C, Arthur AS, Mowla A, Tenser MS, Mokin M, Pressman E, Aghaebrahim A, Hanel RA, Ortega-Gutierrez S, Jovin T, Duckwiler GR, Liebeskind DS, Nogueira RG, Gornbein J, Saver JL, Jadhav AP: Endovascular Therapy vs Medical Management for Patients With Acute Stroke With Medium Vessel Occlusion in the Anterior Circulation. JAMA Netw Open 5(10):e2238154, October 24, 2022 (epub October 3, 2022  DOI 10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2022.38154).  PMID 36279137  Free article https://jamanetwork.com/journals/jamanetworkopen/fullarticle/2797595

Learning Curve for Flow Diversion of Posterior Circulation Aneurysms: A Long-Term International Multicenter Cohort Study.

VM, Aslan A, Siddiqui AH, Levy EI, Ogilvy CS, Thomas AJ, Ulfert C, Mohlenbruch MA, Renieri L, Bengzon Diestro JD, Lanzino G, Brinjikji W, Spears J, Vranic JE, Regenhardt RW, Rabinov JD, Harker P, Muller-Thies-Broussalis E, Killer-Oberpfalzer M, Islak C, Kocer N, Sonnberger M, Engelhorn T, Kapadia A, Yang VXD, Salehani A, Harrigan MR, Krings T, Matouk CC, Mirshahi S, Chen KS, Aziz-Sultan MA, Ghorbani M, Schirmer CM, Goren O, Dalal SS, Finkenzeller T, Holtmannspotter M, Buhk JH, Foreman PM, Cress MC, Hirschl RA, Reith W, Simgen A, Janssen H, Marotta TR, Stapleton CJ, Patel AB, Dmytriw AA: Learning Curve for Flow Diversion of Posterior Circulation Aneurysms: A Long-Term International Multicenter Cohort Study. AJNR Am J Neuroradiol (epub October 13, 2022  DOI10.3174/ajnr.A7679).  PMID 36229166

Statins versus Non-Statin Use in Patients with Chronic Subdural Hematoma Treated with Meningeal Artery Embolization Alone – A Single-Center Experience

Housley SB, Monteiro A, Donnelly BM, Khawar WI, Siddiqi M, Fritz AG, Waqas M, Cappuzzo JM, Snyder KV, Siddiqui AH, Levy EI, Davies JM: Statins versus Non-Statin Use in Patients with Chronic Subdural Hematoma Treated with Meningeal Artery Embolization Alone – A Single-Center Experience. Accepted for publication inWorld Neurosurg (epub October 12, 2022 DOI 10.1016/j.wneu.2022.10.027). PMID 36243361

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