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Neurological Surgery Faculty Highlighted Publications

The Department of Neurological Surgery has increased the volume of its publications, presentations and visibility nationally and internationally thanks to research prominence in:

  • Spine and Spinal Cord Injury
  • Medical Publishing
  • Simulation (virtual reality)
  • Outcomes Research
  • Neuro-Critical Care Research

Neurological Surgery Faculty Highlighted Publications

Anise Ardelt, MD, PhD, MBA  |  View Publications on PubMed

Publications

V. J. Del Brutto, A. Ardelt, A. Loggini, Z. Bulwa, F. El-Ammar, R. C. Martinez, J. Brorson, F. Goldenberg, Clinical Characteristicsand emergent therapeutic interventions in patients evaluated through the in-hospital stroke alert protocol. J Stroke Cerebrovasc Dis (2019) Mar 4. pii: S1052-3057(19)30045-X. doi: 10.1016/j.jstrokecerebrovasdis.2019.02.001. 

J. Stone, V. Mor-Avi, A. Ardelt, R. M. Lang, Frequency of inverted electrocardiographic T waves (cerebral T waves) in patients with acute strokes and their relation to left ventricular wall motion abnormalities. Am J Cardiol (2018) Jan 1;121(1):120-124. doi: 10.1016/j.amjcard.2017.09.025. Epub 2017 Nov 14.

R. Dhar, V. Rajajee, A. Finley Caulfield, M. Maas, M. James, A. Bhargava Kumar, S. A. Figueroa, D. McDonagh, A. Ardelt, The state of neurocritical care fellowship training and attitudes toward accreditation and certification: a survey of neurocritical care fellowship program directors. Front Neurol (2017) Nov 3; 8:548. doi: 10.3389/fneur.2017.00548. eCollection 2017.

Book Chapters

A. A. Ardelt, Business associations, Laws and Ethics in Neurocritical Care, Szalajdos JE, Wright W, and Smith W, editors, Neurocritical Care Society Press, 2019.

A. A. Ardelt, Care delivery models, Laws and Ethics in Neurocritical Care, Szalajdos JE, Wright W, and Smith W, editors, Neurocritical Care Society Press, 2019. 

A. A. Ardelt, Medical services rationing, Laws and Ethics in Neurocritical Care, Szalajdos JE, Wright W, and Smith W, editors, Neurocritical Care Society Press, 2019. 

A. A. Ardelt, Hospital corporate structure, Laws and Ethics in Neurocritical Care, Szalajdos JE, Wright W, and Smith W, editors, Neurocritical Care Society Press, 2019. 

A. A. Ardelt, Access to neurocritical care, Laws and Ethics in Neurocritical Care, Szalajdos JE, Wright W, and Smith W, editors, Neurocritical Care Society Press, 2019.

A. A. Ardelt, Confusion in the ICU: Anticoagulated VAD patient with MS changes, Difficult Decisions in Cardiothoracic Critical Care Surgery, Lonchyna V, editor, Springer Science+Business Media, New York, NY, 2018. 

A. A. Ardelt and I. Awad, Acute management of subarachnoid hemorrhage, Neurosurgical Emergencies, Loftus C, editor, Thieme Publishers, New York, NY, 2017. 

 

Jonathan E. Belding, MD  |  View Publications on PubMed

 

Robert T. Geertman, MD, Ph.D  |  View Publications on PubMed

 

Jonah Grossman, MD  |  View Publications on PubMed

 

Michael L. Kelly, MD  |  View Publications on PubMed

Hendriks S, Grady C, Ramos KM, Chiong W, Fins JJ, Ford P, Goering S, Greely HT, Hutchison K, Kelly ML, Kim SH, Klein E, Lisanby SH, Mayberg H, Maslen H, Miller FG, Rommelfanger K, Sheth SA, Wexler A. Ethical challenges of risk, informed consent, and post-trial responsibilities in human research with neural devices: a review. JAMA Neurology. 2019. [published online October 17, 2019].

Kelly ML, Roach MJ, Nemunaitis G, Yuying C. Surgical and Non-surgical Treatment of Penetrating Spinal Cord Injury: an Analysis of Long-term Neurological and Functional Outcomes. Topics in Spinal Cord Injury Rehabilitation. 2019. Spring;25(2):186-193.

Kelly ML, He J, Roach MJ, Moore TA, Steinmetz MP, Claridge JA.  Regionalization of Spine Trauma Care in an Urban Trauma System in the United States: Decreased Time to Surgery and Hospital Length of Stay. Neurosurgery. 2019. Dec 1;85(6):773-778.

Kelly ML, Shammassian B, Roach MJ, Thomas C, Wagner AK. Craniectomy and Craniotomy in Traumatic Brain Injury: A Propensity-Matched Analysis of Long-Term Functional and Quality of Life Outcomes. World Neurosurgery. 2018. Oct; 118:e974-e981.

Posillico SE, Golob JF, Rinker AD, Kreiner LA, West RS, Conrad-Schnetz KJ, Kelly ML, Claridge JA. Bedside Dysphagia Screens in Patients with Traumatic Cervical Injuries: An Ideal Tool for an Under-Recognized Problem. Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery. 2018. Oct;85(4):697-703.

Roach MJ, Yuying C, Kelly ML. Comparing Blunt and Penetrating Trauma in Spinal Cord Injury: Analysis of Long-Term Functional and Neurological Outcomes. Topics in Spinal Cord Injury Rehabilitation. 2018; 24(2):121-132.

Kelly ML. Big Data and Clinical Research in Traumatic Brain Injury. World Neurosurgery. 2018 Jan;109:465-466.

McCunniff P, Ramey S, Scott M, Roach MJ, Vallier M, Moore T, Kelly ML. Operative versus non-operative management of civilian gunshot wounds to the spinal cord: novel use of the functional independence measure for validated outcomes. World Neurosurgery. 2017 Oct;106:240-246.

Kelly ML. ICU Guideline Adherence and Severe Traumatic Brain Injury: The Challenge of Comprehensive Neurotrauma Care Worldwide. World Neurosurgery. 2016 Aug:63(Suppl 1):212.

Kelly ML, MJ Roach, A Banerjee, M Steinmetz, JA Claridge. Functional and Long-term Outcomes in Severe Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) Following Regionalization of an Urban Trauma System. Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery. 2015 Sep;79(3):372-7. 

Kelly ML, Banerjee A, Nowak M, Steinmetz M, Claridge J. Decreased Mortality in Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) Following Regionalization of an Urban Trauma System. Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery. 2015 April; 78(4):715-20.

 

Timothy A. Moore, MD  |  View Publications on PubMed 

 

Deven Reddy, MD  |  View Publications on PubMed

Publications 

Reddy D, Gunnarsson T, Scheinemann K, Provias JP, Singh SK. Combined staged endoscopic and microsurgical approach of a third ventricular choroid plexus papilloma in an infant. Minim Invas Neurosurg. 2011; 54: 264-7

Reddy D, Rodriguez AR, Alsunbul W, Ling E, Kosick T, Reddy KKV. Endoscopic associated iatrogenic Terson’s syndrome. Can J Neurol Sci. 2013; 40(2): 255-6

Fallah A, Guyatt GH, Snead OC III, Ebrahim S, Ibrahim GM, Mansouri A, Reddy D, Walter SD, Kulkarni AV, Bhandari M, Banfield L, Bhatnagar N, Liang S, Teutonico F, Liao J, Rutka JT. Predictors of seizure outcomes in children with tuberous sclerosis complex and intractable epilepsy undergoing resective epilepsy surgery: An individual participant data meta-analysis. PLoS ONE. 2013; 8(2): e53565. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0053565

Farrokhyar F, Reddy D, Poolman RW, Bhandari M. Why perform a priori sample size calculation? Can J Surg. 2013; 56(3): 207-13

Jaja BNR, Saposnik G, Nisenbaum R, Schweizer T, Reddy D, Thorpe KE, Macdonald RL. Effect of socioeconomic status on inpatient mortality and use of postacute care after subarachnoid hemorrhage. Stroke. 2013;44:00-00. doi:10.1161/STROKEAHA.113.001368

Reddy D, Fallah A, Petropoulos J, Macdonald RL, Jichici D. Prophylactic Magnesium sulfate for aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Neurocrit Care 2014. doi 10.1007/s12028-014-9964-0

The Vascular events in noncardiac Surgery patients cOhort evaluatioN (VISION) Writing Group on behalf of the VISION Investigators. Myocardial Injury after Noncardiac Surgery. A Large, International, Prospective Cohort Study Establishing Diagnostic Criteria, Characteristics, Predictors, and 30-day Outcomes. Anesthesiology 2014;120:564-78

Turel MK, Tsermoulas G, Reddy D, Andrade-Barazarte H, Zadeh G, Gentili F. Endoscopic endonasal transsphenoidal excision of tuberculum sellae meningiomas: a systematic review. J Neurosurg Sci 2016;60:463-75

Book Chapters

Reddy D, Hart RG. Chapter 1: Stroke Epidemiology, Etiology and Background. Behavioural Consequences of Stroke. Editors: Tom A. Schweizer, R. Loch Macdonald. Publisher: Springer, 2014.

 

Ben Z. Roitberg, MD  |  View Publications on PubMed

Stamates A, Cui M, Roitberg B. "Clinical Outcomes of Cervical Laminoplasty: Results at Two Years". 15 Neurosurgery. 2017 Jun 1;80(6):934-941 

Troyk PR, Frim D, Roitberg B, Towle VL, Takahashi K, Suh S, Bak M, Bredeson S, Hu Z. Implantation and testing of WFMA stimulators in macaque. Conf Proc IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc. 2016 Aug;2016: 4499-4502.

Shakur SF, Luciano CJ, Kania P, Roitberg BZ, Banerjee PP, Slavin KV, Sorenson J, Charbel FT, Alaraj A. Usefulness of a Virtual Reality Percutaneous Trigeminal Rhizotomy Simulator in Neurosurgical Training. Neurosurgery. 2015 Sep;11 Suppl 3:420-5.

Roitberg B, Kania P, Luciano C, Naga Dharmavaram N, Banerjee P. Evaluation of Sensory and Motor Skills in Neurosurgery Applicants Using a Virtual Reality Neurosurgical Simulator - The Sensory-Motor Quotient. Journal of Surgical Education, J Surg Educ. 2015 Nov-Dec;72(6):1165-71 

Alaraj A, Luciano CJ, Bailey DP, Elsenousi A, Roitberg BZ, Bernardo A, Banerjee PP, Charbel FT. Virtual reality cerebral aneurysm clipping simulation with real-time haptic feedback. Neurosurgery. 2015 Mar;11 Suppl 2:52-8.

Gasco J, Patel A, Ortega-Barnett J, Branch D, Desai S, Kuo YF, Luciano C, Rizzi S, Kania P, Matuyauskas M, Banerjee P, Roitberg BZ. Virtual reality spine surgery simulation: an empirical study of its usefulness. Neurol Res. 2014 Nov;36(11):968-73.

Auffinger B, Lam S, Kraninger J, Shen J, Roitberg BZ. The impact of obesity on surgeon ratings and patient-reported outcome measures after degenerative cervical spine disease surgery. World Neurosurg. 2014 Jul-Aug;82(1-2):e345-52. 

Auffinger B, Lam S, Shen J, Roitberg BZ. Measuring surgical outcomes in subaxial degenerative cervical spine disease patients: minimum clinically important difference as a tool for determining meaningful clinical improvement. Neurosurgery. 2014 Feb;74(2):206-13; discussion 213-4.

Lobel DA, Schirmer CM, Elder JB, Roitberg B. In reply: simulating ventriculostomy. Neurosurgery. 2014 Apr;74(4):E458-9

Gasco J, Patel A, Ortega-Barnett J, Branch D, Desai S, Kuo YF, Luciano C, Rizzi S, Kania P, Matuyauskas M, Banerjee P, Roitberg BZ. Virtual reality spine surgery simulation: an empirical study of its usefulness. Neurol Res. 2014 Nov;36(11):968-73.

Auffinger B, Lam S, Shen J, Roitberg BZ. Measuring Surgical Outcomes in Subaxial Degenerative Cervical Spine Disease Patients: Minimum Clinically Important Difference as a Tool for Determining Meaningful Clinical Improvement. Neurosurgery. 2014 Feb;74(2):206-14.

Roitberg B, Banerjee P, Luciano C, Matulyauskas M, Rizzi S, Kania P, Gasco J. Sensory and motor skill testing in neurosurgery applicants: a pilot study using a virtual reality haptic neurosurgical simulator. Neurosurgery. 2013 Oct;73 Suppl 1:116-21.

Schirmer CM, Elder JB, Roitberg B, Lobel DA. Virtual reality-based simulation training for ventriculostomy: an evidence-based approach. 5. Neurosurgery. 2013 Oct;73 Suppl 1:66-73.

Gasco J, Patel A, Luciano C, Holbrook T, Ortega-Barnett J, Kuo YF, Rizzi S, Kania P, Banerjee P, Roitberg BZ. A Novel Virtual Reality Simulation for Hemostasis in a Brain Surgical Cavity: Perceived Utility for Visuomotor Skills in Current and Aspiring Neurosurgery Residents. World Neurosurg. 2013 Sep 25. pii: S1878-8750(13)

Auffinger B, Lam S, Shen J, Thaci B, Roitberg BZ. Usefulness of minimum clinically important difference for assessing patients with subaxial degenerative cervical spine disease: statistical versus substantial clinical benefit. Acta Neurochir (Wien). 2013 Dec;155(12):2345-55

Auffinger B, Lam S, Kraninger J, Shen J, Roitberg BZ. The impact of obesity on surgeon ratings and patient-reported outcome measures after degenerative cervical spine disease surgery. World Neurosurg. 2013 Oct 18. pii: S1878-8750(13)01369-7

Roitberg BZ, Thaci B, Auffinger B, Kaplan L, Shen J, Brown FD, Lam S. Comparison between patient and surgeon perception of degenerative spine disease outcomes--a prospective blinded database study. Acta Neurochir (Wien). 2013 May;155(5):757-64

Patel A, Luciano C, Holbrook TJ, Rizzi S, Kania P, Desai SK, Branch D, Smith AM, Banerjee PP, Roitberg BZ, Gasco-Tamarit J. A novel virtual reality simulation for hemostasis in a brain surgical cavity: perceived utility for visuomotor skills in current and aspiring neurosurgery residents. Neurosurgery. 2013 Aug;60 Suppl 1:182

Luciano C, Banerjee P, Sorenson JM, Foley KT, Ansari S, Rizzi S, Germanwalla A, Kranzler L, Chittiboina P, Roitberg B. Percutaneous spinal fixation simulation using virtual reality and haptics. Neurosurgery. 2013 Jan; 72 Supplement 1, A89–A96.

Roitberg B. Tyranny of Randomized Controlled Trials. Surgical Neurology International Jan 2012;3:154

Alaraj A, Charbel FT, Birk D, Tobin M, Luciano C, Banerjee PP, Rizzi S, Sorenson J, Foley K, Slavin K, Roitberg B. Role of cranial and spinal virtual and augmented reality simulation using immersive touch modules in neurosurgical training. Neurosurgery. 2013 Jan; 72 Suppl 1:A115-23.

 

Samuel K. Rosenberg, MD  |  View Publications on PubMed

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