Steven Vanni

Associate Professor of Clinical

  • 1239 Citations
20022019
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Research Output 2002 2019

  • 1239 Citations
  • 44 Article
  • 1 Chapter
  • 1 Review article
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2019

A systematic review of interventions and outcomes in lung cancer metastases to the spine

Armstrong, V., Schoen, N., Madhavan, K. & Vanni, S., Jan 1 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Clinical Neuroscience.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Lung Neoplasms
Spine
Neoplasm Metastasis
Survival
Mortality
4 Citations (Scopus)

Carbon Nitride Dots: A Selective Bioimaging Nanomaterial

Liyanage, P. Y., Graham, R. M., Pandey, R. R., Chusuei, C. C., Mintz, K. J., Zhou, Y., Harper, J. K., Wu, W., Wikramanayake, A. H., Vanni, S. & Leblanc, R. M., Jan 16 2019, In : Bioconjugate Chemistry. 30, 1, p. 111-123 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Quantum Dots
Carbon nitride
Nanostructures
Nanostructured materials
Semiconductor quantum dots

Fish-Mouth Thoracic Fracture Fixation with Minimally Invasive Percutaneous Reduction: A Technical Note

Donnally, C. J., Madhavan, K., Lugo-Pico, J. G., Chieng, L. O. & Vanni, S., Feb 1 2019, In : World Neurosurgery. 122, p. 106-111 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Fracture Fixation
Mouth
Fishes
Spine
Thorax
1 Citation (Scopus)

Novel Curcumin inspired bis-chalcone promotes endoplasmic reticulum stress and glioblastoma neurosphere cell death

Sansalone, L., Veliz, E. A., Myrthil, N. G., Stathias, V., Walters, W., Torrens, I. I., Schürer, S. C., Vanni, S., Leblanc, R. M. & Graham, R. M., Mar 1 2019, In : Cancers. 11, 3, 357.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Chalcone
Endoplasmic Reticulum Stress
Curcumin
Glioblastoma
Cell Death
4 Citations (Scopus)

Targeting glioblastoma stem cells with 2-deoxy-d-glucose (2-DG) potentiates radiation-induced unfolded protein response (UPR)

Shah, S. S., Rodriguez, G. A., Musick, A., Walters, W. M., de Cordoba, N., Barbarite, E., Marlow, M. M., Marples, B., Prince, J. S., Komotar, R. J., Vanni, S. & Graham, R. M., Feb 1 2019, In : Cancers. 11, 2, 159.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Unfolded Protein Response
Glioblastoma
Stem Cells
Radiation
Glucose

The extreme lateral approach for treatment of thoracic and lumbar vertebral body metastases

Serak, J., Vanni, S. & Levi, A. D., Aug 1 2019, In : Journal of neurosurgical sciences. 63, 4, p. 473-478 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Thorax
Neoplasm Metastasis
Spine
Thoracic Diseases
Surgical Decompression

Treatment of posttraumatic lumbar interspinous ligament calcification with partial resection of spinous processes and calcified interspinous ligaments: Case report

Richardson, A. M., Gernsback, J. E., Kolcun, J. P. G. & Vanni, S., Mar 1 2019, In : Journal of Neurosurgery: Spine. 30, 3, p. 362-366 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Ligaments
Articular Range of Motion
Galectin 3
Heterotopic Ossification
Therapeutics
7 Citations (Scopus)

Triple conjugated carbon dots as a nano-drug delivery model for glioblastoma brain tumors

Hettiarachchi, S. D., Graham, R. M., Mintz, K. J., Zhou, Y., Vanni, S., Peng, Z. & Leblanc, R. M., Jan 1 2019, In : Nanoscale. 11, 13, p. 6192-6205 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Drug delivery
Transferrin
Tumors
Brain
Carbon
2018
Fracture Fixation
Spine
Pathologic Constriction
Tomography
Motorcycles
1 Citation (Scopus)

Preoperative skin antisepsis with Chlorhexidine gluconate versus povidone-iodine: A prospective analysis of 6959 consecutive spinal surgery patients

Ghobrial, G. M., Wang, M. Y., Green, B. A., Levene, H. B., Manzano, G., Vanni, S., Starke, R. M., Jimsheleishvili, G., Crandall, K. M., Dididze, M. & Levi, A. D., Feb 1 2018, In : Journal of Neurosurgery: Spine. 28, 2, p. 209-214 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Antisepsis
Povidone-Iodine
Surgical Wound Infection
Skin
Incidence
1 Citation (Scopus)

Repair of giant postlaminectomy pseudomeningocele with fast-resorbing polymer mesh: Technical report of 2 cases

Alvarez, C. M., Urakov, T. M. & Vanni, S., Mar 1 2018, In : Journal of Neurosurgery: Spine. 28, 3, p. 341-344 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Polymers
Fibrin Tissue Adhesive
Laminectomy
Sutures
Spine
2017
5 Citations (Scopus)

The Use of Intraoperative Electromyogram During Spinal Cord Stimulator Placement Surgery: A Case Series

Schoen, N., Chieng, L. O., Madhavan, K., Jermakowicz, W. J. & Vanni, S., Apr 1 2017, In : World Neurosurgery. 100, p. 74-84 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Electromyography
Spinal Cord
Spinal Cord Stimulation
Electrodes
Reoperation
2016
4 Citations (Scopus)

Disappearing large calcified thoracic disc herniation in a patient with thalassaemia

Ahmad, F. U., Schallert, E., Bregy, A., Judith Post, M. & Vanni, S., Jan 28 2016, In : BMJ Case Reports. 2016

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Intervertebral Disc Displacement
Thalassemia
Spine
Thorax
Population
25 Citations (Scopus)

Resveratrol augments ER stress and the cytotoxic effects of glycolytic inhibition in neuroblastoma by downregulating Akt in a mechanism independent of SIRT1

Graham, R. M., Hernandez, F., Puerta, N., De Angulo, G., Webster, K. A. & Vanni, S., Feb 5 2016, In : Experimental and Molecular Medicine. 48, 2, e210.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Endoplasmic Reticulum Stress
Neuroblastoma
Deoxyglucose
Down-Regulation
Protein Phosphatase 1
51 Citations (Scopus)

Transferrin conjugated nontoxic carbon dots for doxorubicin delivery to target pediatric brain tumor cells

Li, S., Amat, D., Peng, Z., Vanni, S., Raskin, S., De Angulo, G., Othman, A. M., Graham, R. M. & Leblanc, R., Oct 7 2016, In : Nanoscale. 8, 37, p. 16662-16669 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Pediatrics
Transferrin
Doxorubicin
Tumors
Brain
2015
5 Citations (Scopus)

Atlantoaxial Synovial Cyst: Case Report and Literature Review

Theodotou, C. B., Urakov, T. M. & Vanni, S., Nov 16 2015, (Accepted/In press) In : World Neurosurgery.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Atlanto-Axial Joint
Ganglion Cysts
Synovial Cyst
X-Ray Computed Tomography Scanners
Laminectomy
16 Citations (Scopus)

Minimally Invasive Versus Open Lumbar Fusion: A Comparison of Blood Loss, Surgical Complications, and Hospital Course

Patel, A. A., Zfass-Mendez, M., Lebwohl, N. H., Wang, M. Y., Green, B. A., Levi, A. D., Vanni, S. & Williams, S. K., 2015, In : The Iowa orthopaedic journal. 35, p. 130-134 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Surgical Blood Loss
Length of Stay
Wound Infection
Wounds and Injuries
Tears
7 Citations (Scopus)

Pooled data analysis on anterior versus posterior approach for rheumatoid arthritis at the craniovertebral junction

Chieng, L. O., Madhavan, K. & Vanni, S., Apr 1 2015, In : Neurosurgical Focus. 38, 4, p. E18

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Rheumatoid Arthritis
Traction
Intractable Pain
Neck Pain
Decompression
2014
14 Citations (Scopus)

Direct lateral retroperitoneal approach for the surgical treatment of lumbar discitis and osteomyelitis

Madhavan, K., Vanni, S. & Williams, S. K., Jan 1 2014, In : Neurosurgical Focus. 37, 2, E5.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Discitis
Osteomyelitis
Vascular System Injuries
Debridement
Therapeutics

Response

Cahil, K. S., Martinez, J. L., Vanni, S., Wang, M. Y. & Levi, A. D., Jan 1 2014, In : Journal of Neurosurgery: Spine. 20, 1, p. 120-121 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2013
2 Citations (Scopus)

Occiput to thoracic fusion after surgical resection of desmoid tumor

Hood, B., Benglis, D. M., Levi, A. D. & Vanni, S., Jan 1 2013, In : World Neurosurgery. 79, 1

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Aggressive Fibromatosis
Thorax
Standard of Care
Neoplasms
Neck
58 Citations (Scopus)

Systemic hypothermia in acute cervical spinal cord injury: A case-controlled study

Dididze, M., Green, B. A., Dalton Dietrich, W., Vanni, S., Wang, M. Y. & Levi, A. D., May 1 2013, In : Spinal Cord. 51, 5, p. 395-400 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hypothermia
Spinal Cord Injuries
Cervical Cord
Cohort Studies
Safety
2012
65 Citations (Scopus)

A prospective, randomized trial comparing expansile cervical laminoplasty and cervical laminectomy and fusion for multilevel cervical myelopathy.

Manzano, G., Casella, G., Wang, M. Y., Vanni, S. & Levi, A. D., Feb 1 2012, In : Neurosurgery. 70, 2, p. 264-277 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Laminectomy
Spinal Cord Diseases
Articular Range of Motion
Orthopedics
Laminoplasty

In reply

Manzano, G., Casella, G., Wang, M. Y., Vanni, S. & Levi, A. D., Aug 1 2012, In : Neurosurgery. 71, 2

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

72 Citations (Scopus)

Motor nerve injuries following the minimally invasive lateral transpsoas approach: Clinical article

Cahill, K. S., Martinez, J. L., Wang, M. Y., Vanni, S. & Levi, A. D., Sep 1 2012, In : Journal of Neurosurgery: Spine. 17, 3, p. 227-231 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Wounds and Injuries
Femoral Nerve
Abdominal Wall
Incidence
Intervertebral Disc
2011
102 Citations (Scopus)

An analysis of postoperative thigh symptoms after minimally invasive transpsoas lumbar interbody fusion: Clinical article

Cummock, M. D., Vanni, S., Levi, A. D., Yu, Y. & Wang, M. Y., Jul 1 2011, In : Journal of Neurosurgery: Spine. 15, 1, p. 11-18 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Thigh
Hypesthesia
Paresthesia
Postoperative Pain
Pain
14 Citations (Scopus)

Giant cell bone tumor of the thoracic spine presenting in late pregnancy

Kathiresan, A. S. Q., Johnson, J. N., Hood, B. J., Montoya, S. P., Vanni, S. & Gonzalez-Quintero, V. H., Aug 1 2011, In : Obstetrics and Gynecology. 118, 2 PART 2, p. 428-431 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Giant Cell Tumor of Bone
Lower Extremity
Urinary Bladder
Spine
Thorax
3 Citations (Scopus)

Minimally invasive repair of spontaneous intracranial hypotension: Report of 4 cases

Farhat, H. I., Hood, B., Vanni, S. & Levi, A. D., Feb 1 2011, In : Journal of Neurosurgery. 114, 2, p. 505-509 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Intracranial Hypotension
Diverticulum
Caffeine
Spine
Thorax

Response

Wang, M. Y., Cummock, M. D., Yu, Y., Levi, A. D. & Vanni, S., Jul 1 2011, In : Journal of Neurosurgery: Spine. 15, 1

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2010
93 Citations (Scopus)

Clinical outcomes using modest intravascular hypothermia after acute cervical spinal cord injury

Levi, A. D., Casella, G., Green, B. A., Dalton Dietrich, W., Vanni, S., Jagid, J. & Wang, M. Y., Apr 1 2010, In : Neurosurgery. 66, 4, p. 670-677 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hypothermia
Spinal Cord Injuries
Cervical Cord
Clinical Trials, Phase I
Paraplegia
2009
123 Citations (Scopus)
Lumbosacral Plexus
Spine
Psoas Muscles
Wounds and Injuries
Femoral Nerve
76 Citations (Scopus)

Clinical application of modest hypothermia after spinal cord injury

Levi, A. D., Green, B. A., Wang, M. Y., Dalton Dietrich, W., Brindle, T., Vanni, S., Casella, G., Elhammady, G. & Jagid, J., Mar 1 2009, In : Journal of Neurotrauma. 26, 3, p. 407-415 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hypothermia
Spinal Cord Injuries
Temperature
Catheters
Endovascular Procedures
2008
52 Citations (Scopus)
Pathology
Neoplasms
Morbidity
Ependymoma
Astrocytoma
60 Citations (Scopus)

Minimally invasive anterolateral approaches for the treatment of back pain and adult degenerative deformity

Benglis, D. M., Elhammady, M., Levi, A. D. & Vanni, S., Sep 1 2008, In : Neurosurgery. 63, 3 SUPPL.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Back Pain
Spine
Length of Stay
Lumbosacral Plexus
Retroperitoneal Space
41 Citations (Scopus)

Modification of Wright's technique for placement of bilateral crossing C2 translaminar screws: technical note

Jea, A., Sheth, R. N., Vanni, S., Green, B. A. & Levi, A. D., Jul 1 2008, In : Spine Journal. 8, 4, p. 656-660 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Spinal Canal
Vertebral Artery
Nervous System Trauma
Mandrillus
Operating Rooms
2006
22 Citations (Scopus)

Vertically unstable type III odontoid fractures: Case report

Jea, A., Tatsui, C., Farhat, H., Vanni, S. & Levi, A. D., Apr 1 2006, In : Neurosurgery. 58, 4

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Quadriplegia
Wounds and Injuries
Brain Stem
Paralysis
Orthotic Devices
2005
28 Citations (Scopus)
Central Cord Syndrome
Surgical Decompression
Spondylosis
Wounds and Injuries
Pathologic Constriction

Anterior correction of cervical spine lordosis using an adjustable depth tap: Technical note

Jea, A. & Vanni, S., Apr 1 2005, In : Journal of Spinal Disorders and Techniques. 18, 2, p. 178-181 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Lordosis
Spine
Decompression
Wounds and Injuries
106 Citations (Scopus)

High-dose methylprednisolone may cause myopathy in acute spinal cord injury patients

Qian, T., Guo, X., Levi, A. D., Vanni, S., Shebert, R. T. & Sipski, M. L., Apr 1 2005, In : Spinal Cord. 43, 4, p. 199-203 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Methylprednisolone
Muscular Diseases
Spinal Cord Injuries
Adrenal Cortex Hormones
Muscles
32 Citations (Scopus)

Spontaneous spinal epidural hematoma during pregnancy: Case report and literature review

Jea, A., Moza, K., Levi, A. D. & Vanni, S., May 1 2005, In : Neurosurgery. 56, 5

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Spinal Epidural Hematoma
Pregnancy
Quadriplegia
Language
Term Birth
43 Citations (Scopus)

The role of the sternocleidomastoid muscle flap for esophageal fistula repair in anterior cervical spine surgery.

Navarro, R., Javahery, R., Eismont, F. J., Arnold, D., Bhatia, N. N., Vanni, S. & Levi, A. D., Oct 15 2005, In : Spine.. 30, 20

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Esophageal Fistula
Spine
Muscles
Wounds and Injuries
Esophageal Perforation
2004
47 Citations (Scopus)

Mild hypothermia, blood loss and complications in elective spinal surgery

Guest, J. D., Vanni, S. & Silbert, L., Mar 1 2004, In : Spine Journal. 4, 2, p. 130-137 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hypothermia
Temperature
Anesthesia
Anesthetics
Arterial Pressure
2003
47 Citations (Scopus)

Complications associated with lumbar stenosis surgery in patients older than 75 years of age.

Wang, M. Y., Green, B. A., Shah, S., Vanni, S. & Levi, A. D., Jan 1 2003, In : Neurosurgical Focus. 14, 2

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Pathologic Constriction
Comorbidity
Operative Time
Spinal Stenosis
Spinal Fusion
2002
1 Citation (Scopus)

Chiari I malformations and syringomyelia

Javahery, R. J., Vanni, S. & Levi, A. D., Jan 1 2002, In : Seminars in Neurosurgery. 13, 2, p. 119-130 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Syringomyelia
Signs and Symptoms
Syringes
Therapeutics
Physicians