UB Neurosurgery Academic Publications

Learning Curves for Transradial Access versus Transfemoral Access in Diagnostic Cerebral Angiography: A Case Series.

Tso MK, Rajah GB, Dossani RH, Meyer MJ, McPheeters MJ, Vakharia K, Waqas M, Snyder KV, Levy EI, Siddiqui AH, Davies JM: Learning Curves for Transradial Access versus Transfemoral Access in Diagnostic Cerebral Angiography: A Case Series. J Neurointerv Surg (epub June 2, 2021  DOI 10.1136/neurintsurg-2021-017460). PMID 34078647

WALRUS Balloon Guide Catheter (BGC) for Stroke Intervention: Technical Considerations and Clinical Outcomes.

Dossani RH, Waqas M, Baig AA, Cappuzzo JM, Popoola D, Rai HH, Monteiro A, Levy A, Hashmi E, Davies JM, Levy EI, Siddiqui AH: WALRUS Balloon Guide Catheter (BGC) for Stroke Intervention: Technical Considerations and Clinical Outcomes. World Neurosurg S1878-8750(21)00746-4 (epub May 22, 2021  DOI 10.1016/j.wneu.2021.05.051). PMID 34033957

Fast Virtual Coiling Algorithm for Intracranial Aneurysm Using Pre-shape Path Planning

Patel P, Sarayi SMMJ, Chen D, Hammond AL, Damiano RJ, Davies JM, Xu J, Meng H: Fast Virtual Coiling Algorithm for Intracranial Aneurysm Using Pre-shape Path Planning. Comp Biol Med (epub May 24, 2021 https://doi.org/10.1016/j.compbiomed.2021.104496)  Free access until July 19, 2021 https://link.zixcentral.com/u/8fd4dd45/lj2aBLbB6xG_uVHBYFsSiw?u=https%3A%2F%2Fauthors.elsevier.com%2Fa%2F1d9R42OYcyDEK

Epidemiological Surveillance of the Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Stroke Care Using Artificial Intelligence

Nogueira RG, Davies JM, Gupta R, Hassan AE, Devlin T, Haussen DC, Mohammaden MH, Kellner CP, Arthur A, Elijovich L, Owada K, Begun D, Narayan M, Mordenfeld N, Tekle WG, Nahab F, Jovin TG, Frei D, Siddiqui AH, Frankel MR, Mocco J: Epidemiological Surveillance of the Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Stroke Care Using Artificial Intelligence. Stroke 52(5):1682-1690, May 2021 (epub March 4, 2021  DOI 10.1161/STROKEAHA.120.031960). PMID 33657851 PMCID: PMC8078127  Free article https://www.ahajournals.org/doi/pdf/10.1161/STROKEAHA.120.031960

Clot Imaging Characteristics Predict First Pass Effect of Aspiration-First Approach to Thrombectomy

Waqas M, Li W, Patel TR, Chin F, Tutino VM, Dossani RH, Ren Z, Guerrero WR, Borlongan CV, Pressman E, Snyder K, Davies JM, Levy EI, Ionita CN, Siddiqui AH, Mokin M: Clot Imaging Characteristics Predict First Pass Effect of Aspiration-First Approach to Thrombectomy. Interv Neuroradiol (epub May 18, 2021  DOI 10.1177/15910199211019174). PMID 34000868

Fast Virtual Coiling Algorithm for Intracranial Aneurysm Using Pre-shape Path Planning

Patel P, Sarayi SMMJ, Chen D, Hammond AL, Damiano RJ, Davies JM, Xu J, Meng H: Fast Virtual Coiling Algorithm for Intracranial Aneurysm Using Pre-shape Path Planning. Comp Biol Med (epub May 24, 2021 https://doi.org/10.1016/j.compbiomed.2021.104496)

Is There a Difference Between Navigated and Non-Navigated Robot Cohorts in Robot-Assisted Spine Surgery? A Multicenter, Propensity-Matched Analysis of 2,800 Screws and 372 Patients.

Lee NJ, Zuckerman SL, Buchanan IA, Boddapati V, Mathew J, Leung E, Park PJ, Pham MH, Buchholz AI, Khan A, Pollina J, Mullin JP, Jazini E, Haines C, Schuler TC, Good CR, Lombardi JM, Lehman RA: Is There a Difference Between Navigated and Non-Navigated Robot Cohorts in Robot-Assisted Spine Surgery? A Multicenter, Propensity-Matched Analysis of 2,800 Screws and 372 Patients. Spine J S1529-9430(21)00253-9 (epub May 19, 2021  DOI p). PMID 34022461

Complete Flow Control Using Transient Concurrent Rapid Ventricular Pacing or Intravenous Adenosine and Afferent Arterial Balloon Occlusion During Transvenous Embolization of Cerebral Arteriovenous Malformations: Case Series.

Waqas M, Dossani RH, Vakharia K, Rai HH, Chin F, Tso MK, Rajah GB, Snyder KV, Davies JM, Levy EI, Iyer VS, Siddiqui AH: Complete Flow Control Using Transient Concurrent Rapid Ventricular Pacing or Intravenous Adenosine and Afferent Arterial Balloon Occlusion During Transvenous Embolization of Cerebral Arteriovenous Malformations: Case Series. J Neurointervent Surg 13(4)324-330, April 2021 (epub February 16, 2020  DOI 10.1136/neurintsurg-2020-016945). PMID 33593797

Upper Extremity Transvenous Access for Neuroendovascular Procedures: An International Multicenter Case Series.

Agecassis IJ, Saini V, Phillips TJ, Osbun JW, Martínez-Galdámez M, Nada A, Levitt MR, Crowley RW, Sattur MG, Spiotta AM, Luther E, Chen SH, Burks J, Jabbour P, Sweid A, Psychoglos MN, Park MS, Yavagal DR, Peterson EC, Waqas M, Dossani RH, Davies JM, Brehm A, Selkirk GD, Fox WC, Abud DG, Fernandez JG, Arteaga MS, Starke RM: Upper Extremity Transvenous Access for Neuroendovascular Procedures: An International Multicenter Case Series. J Neurointervent Surg 13(4):357-362, April 2021 (epub February 16, 2021  DOI 10.1136/neurintsurg-2020-017102). PMID 33593801.

Do Robot-related Complications Influence 1 Year Reoperations and Other Clinical Outcomes after Robot-assisted Lumbar Arthrodesis?

Lee NJ, Buchanan IA, Boddapati V, Mathew J, Marciano G, Park PJ, Leung E, Buchholz AL, Pollina J, Jazini E, Haines C, Schuler TC, Good CR, Lombardi JM, Lehman RA: Do Robot-related Complications Influence 1 Year Reoperations and Other Clinical Outcomes after Robot-assisted Lumbar Arthrodesis? A Multicenter Assessment of 320 Patients. J Orthop Surg Res 16(1):308, 2021 (epub May 12, 2021  DOI 10.1186/s13018-021-02452-z).  PMID 339890261  PMCID PMC811480  Free article https://josr-online.biomedcentral.com/track/pdf/10.1186/s13018-021-02452-z.pdf

Endovascular Therapy With or Without Intravenous Thrombolysis in Acute Stroke with Tandem Occlusion

Anadani M, Marnat G, Consoli A, Papanagiotou P, Nogueira RG, Spiotta AM, Bourcier R, Khyeng M, Labreuche J, Siddiqui AH, Ribo M, de Havenon A, Fischer U, Sibon I, Dargazanli C, Arquizan C, Cognard C, Olivot JM, Anxionnat R, Audibert G, Mazighi M, Blanc R, Lapergue B, Richard S, Gory B, TITAN (Thrombectomy In TANdem lesions) InvestigatorsEndovascular Treatment in Ischemic Stroke (ETIS) InvestigatorsEndovascular Therapy With or Without Intravenous Thrombolysis in Acute Stroke with Tandem Occlusion. J Neurointerv Surg (epub April 28, 2021  DOI 10.1136/neurintsurg-2020-017202). PMID 33911016

The Association Between Hemodynamics and Wall Characteristics in Human Intracranial Aneurysms: A Review.

Rajabzadeh-Oghaz H, Siddiqui AH, Asadollahi A, Kolega J, Tutino VM: The Association Between Hemodynamics and Wall Characteristics in Human Intracranial Aneurysms: A Review. Neurosurg Rev (epub April 29, 2021  DOI 10.1007/s10143-021-01554-w). PMID 33913050

Video Atlas of Neuroendovascular Procedures (1st edition)

Rangel-Castilla L, Siddiqui AH, Levy EI (authors), Lanzino G, Hopkins LN, Davies JM (contributors): Video Atlas of Neuroendovascular Procedures (1st edition). New York, Thieme Publishers, February 2020. 540 pages, 1065 illustrations.  Print ISBN: 9781684201181  E-Book ISBN: 9781684201198

Angioplasty Basic Technique, Indications and Sizing: 2-Dimensional Operative Video.

Dossani RH, Waqas M, Cappuzzo JM, Sonig A, Siddiqui AH, Levy EI, Davies JM, on behalf of the Endovascular Neurosurgery Research Group (ENRG): Intracranial Stenting: Angioplasty Basic Technique, Indications and Sizing: 2-Dimensional Operative Video. Oper Neurosurg (Hagerstown) (epub May 6, 2020;opab124  DOI 10.1093/ons/opab124). PMID 33956956  Free article: https://academic.oup.com/ons/advance-article/doi/10.1093/ons/opab124/6271023

Comaneci Device for Temporary Coiling Assistance for Treatment of Wide-Necked Aneurysms: Initial Case Series and Systematic Literature Review

Lim J, Vakharia K, Waqas M, Affana C, Siddiqui AH, Davies JM, Levy EI: Comaneci Device for Temporary Coiling Assistance for Treatment of Wide-Necked Aneurysms: Initial Case Series and Systematic Literature Review. World Neurosurg 149:e85-e91, May 2021 (Epub February 25, 2021  DOI 10.1016/j.wneu.2021.02.080). PMID 33640525

Estimation of Patient Skin Dose in Fluoroscopy: Summary of a Joint Report by AAPM TG357 and EFOMP

Andersson J, Bednarek DR, Bolch W, Boltz T, Bosmans H, Gislason-Lee AJ, Granberg C, Hellstrom M, Kanal K, McDonagh E, Paden R, Pavlicek W, Khodadadegan Y, Torresin A, Trianni A, Zamora D: Estimation of Patient Skin Dose in Fluoroscopy: Summary of a Joint Report by AAPM TG357 and EFOMP. Med Phys (epub April 30, 2021  DOI 10.1002/mp.14910).  PMID 33930183

Justifying the Cost of Spine Surgery

Pollina J: Justifying the Cost of Spine Surgery. The Spine Health Journal. Spine Health in the Era of COVID-19 and Beyond. Spring 2021:13 (Spring), National Spine Health Foundation. https://spinehealth.org/the-spine-health-journal/

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 13(2):109-113, February 2021 (epub July 20, 2020  DOI 10.1136/neurintsurg-2020-016416). PMID 32690759

Minimally Invasive Approach to Subdural Hematoma Treatment Using IRRAflow Catheter and Middle Meningeal Artery Embolization

Hess RM, O’Connor TE, Khan A, Siddiqui AH, Davies J: Minimally Invasive Approach to Subdural Hematoma Treatment Using IRRAflow Catheter and Middle Meningeal Artery Embolization. Cureus 13(3):e13979, March 2021 (epub March 18, 2021  DOI 10.7759/cureus.13979). PMID 33889455  PMCID PMC8054950  Free article:cbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC8054950/pdf/cureus-0013-00000013979.pdf

Assessment of Eye Lens Dose Reduction When Using Lateral Lead Shields on the Patient’s Head during Neurointerventional Fluoroscopic Procedures and Cone-beam Computed Tomography (CBCT) Scans

Xiong Z, Rudin S, Bednarek DR: Assessment of Eye Lens Dose Reduction When Using Lateral Lead Shields on the Patient’s Head during Neurointerventional Fluoroscopic Procedures and Cone-beam Computed Tomography (CBCT) Scans. Health Phys 119(3):289-296, September 2020 (DOI 10.1097/HP.0000000000001232).  PMID 32371853 PMCID PMC7398852

Middle Meningeal Artery Embolization for Chronic Subdural Hematoma: A Multi-Center Experience of 154 Consecutive Embolizations

Kan P, Maragkos GA, Srivatsan A, Srinivasan V, Johnson J, Burkhardt J-K, Robinson TM, Salem MM, Chen S, Riina HA, Tanweer O, Levy EI, Spiotta AM, Al Kasab S, Lena J, Gross BA, Cherian J, Cawley CM, Howard BM, Khalessi AA, Pandey AS, Ringer AJ, Hanel R, Ortiz RA, Langer D, Kelly CM, Jankowitz BT, Ogilvy CS, Moore JM, Levitt MR, Binning M, Grandhi R, Siddiq F, Thomas AJ: Middle Meningeal Artery Embolization for Chronic Subdural Hematoma: A Multi-Center Experience of 154 Consecutive Embolizations.Neurosurgery 88(2)268-277, January 2021 (epub October 7, 2020  DOI 10.1093/neuros/nyaa379). PMID 33026434  Free article:https://academic.oup.com/neurosurgery/article/88/2/268/5918981

Walrus Large Bore Guide Catheter Impact on Recanalization First Pass Effect and Outcomes: The WICkED Study.

Cortez GM, Turner RD, Monteiro A, Puri AS, Siddiqui AH, Mocco J, Vargas J, Kuhn AL, Majidi S, Chaudry MI, Aghaebrahim A, Turk AS, Sauvageau E, Hanel RA: Walrus Large Bore Guide Catheter Impact on Recanalization First Pass Effect and Outcomes: The WICkED Study. J Neurointerv Surg (epub April 15, 2021  DOI .10.1136/neurintsurg-2021-017494). PMID 33858971

Investigation of the Efficacy of a Data-driven CT Artifact Correction Scheme for Sparse and Truncated Projection Data for Intracranial Hemorrhage Diagnosis

Podgorsak AR, Shiraz Bhurwani MM, Ionita CN: Investigation of the Efficacy of a Data-driven CT Artifact Correction Scheme for Sparse and Truncated Projection Data for Intracranial Hemorrhage Diagnosis.  Proc SPIE Int Soc Opt Eng 11595:1159542, February 2021 (epub February 15, 2021  DOI 10.1117/12.2580899). PMID 33814670  PMCIDPMC8018695. Free article https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC8018695/pdf/nihms-1671820.pdf

Evaluation of Methods to Derive Blood Flow Velocity from 1000 fps High-speed Angiographic Sequences (HSA) using Optical Flow (OF) and Computational Fuid Dynamics (CFD)

Shields A, Setlur Nagesh SV, Ionita C, Bednarek DR, Rudin S: Evaluation of Methods to Derive Bood Flow Velocity from 1000 fps High-speed Angiographic Sequences (HSA) using Optical Flow (OF) and Computational Fuid Dynamics (CFD).  Proc SPIE Int Soc Opt Eng 11595:115950T, February 2021. (epub February 15, 2021  DOI 10.1117/12.2580881). PMID 33814671  PMCID PMC8018699  Free article https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC8018699/pdf/nihms-1670787.pdf

Challenges in Hemodynamics Assessment in Complex Neurovascular Geometries using Computational Fluid Dynamics and Benchtop Flow Simulation in 3D Printed Patient Specific Phantoms

A Parametric Fitting Technique for Rapid Determination of a Skin-dose Correction Factor for Angle of Beam Incidence during Image-guided Endovascular Procedures

Sun S-H, Rudin S, Bednarek DR: A Parametric Fitting Technique for Rapid Determination of a Skin-dose Correction Factor for Angle of Beam Incidence during Image-guided Endovascular Procedures. Proc SPIE Int Soc Opt Eng 11595:115953L, February 2021 (epub February 15, 2021  DOI 10.1117/12.2582019). PMID 33824547  PMCID PMC8021202  Free article https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC8021202/pdf/nihms-1671278.pdf

Increased Perviousness on CT for Acute Ischemic Stroke is Associated with Fibrin/Platelet-Rich Clots

Patel TR, Fricano S, Waqas M, Tso M, Dmytriw A, Mokin M, Kolega J, Tomaszewski J, Levy EI, Davies JM, Snyder KV, Siddiqui AH, Tutino VM: Increased Perviousness on CT for Acute Ischemic Stroke is Associated with Fibrin/Platelet-Rich Clots.AJNR Am J Neuroradiol 42(1):57-64, January 2021 (epub November 26, 2020  DOI 10.3174/ajnr.A6866). PMID 33243895  Free article http://www.ajnr.org/content/ajnr/42/1/57.full.pdf

Is Endovascular Therapy for Stroke Cost-Effective Globally? A Systematic Review of the Literature.

Waqas M, Gong AD, Levy BR, Dossani RH, Vakharia K, Cappuzzo JM, Becker A, Sonig A, Tutino VM, Almayman F, Davies JM, Snyder KV, Siddiqui AH, Levy EI: Is Endovascular Therapy for Stroke Cost-Effective Globally? A Systematic Review of the Literature. J Stroke Cerebrovasc Dis 30(4):105557, April 2021  (epub February 4, 2021  DOI 10.1016/j.jstrokecerebrovasdis.2020.105557). PMID 33556672

Dual Microcatheter Technique for Coiling of Intracranial Aneurysms

Waqas M, Dossani RH, Cappuzzo JM, Sonig A, Becker AB, Levy EI: Dual Microcatheter Technique for Coiling of Intracranial Aneurysms. Oper Neurosurg opab074 (epub March 24, 2021  DOI 10.1093/ons/opab074).  PMID 33763692  Free article https://link.zixcentral.com/u/9cfb0898/GNek7yqR6xGktARCxgSFBA?u=https%3A%2F%2Fdoi.org%2F10.1093%2Fons%2Fopab074

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

Aghaebrahim A, Frei D, Bellon R, Loy D, Puri AS, Malek AM, Thomas A, Toth G, Lopes DK, Crowley RW, Arthur AS, Reavey-Cantwell J, Lin E, Siddiqui AH, Alexander MJ, Khaldi A, Colby GP, Caplan JM, Satti SR, Turk AS, Spiotta AM, Klucznik R, Hallam DK, Kung D, Froehler MT, Callison RC, Kan P, Hetts SW, Zaidat OO: Pivotal Trial of the Neuroform Atlas Stent for Treatment of Posterior Circulation Aneurysms: One-Year Outcomes. J Neurointerv Surg(epub March 15, 2021  DOI 10.1136/neurintsurg-2020-017115). PMID 33722961  Free article https://jnis.bmj.com/content/neurintsurg/early/2021/03/14/neurintsurg-2020-017115.full.pdf

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