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Prolonged tracheal extubation time after glioma surgery was associated with lack of familiarity between the anesthesia provider and the operating neurosurgeon. A retrospective, observational study

Epstein, R. H., Dexter, F., Cajigas, I., Mahavadi, A. K., Shah, A. H., Abitbol, N. & Komotar, R. J., Mar 2020, In : Journal of Clinical Anesthesia. 60, p. 118-124 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Airway Extubation
Glioma
Observational Studies
Anesthesia
Retrospective Studies
2019

Activity versus injury: Further defining the risk/benefit ratio in the Neurosurgery Charity Softball Tournament

Levi, A. D., Starke, R. M., Komotar, R. J. & Harbaugh, R. E., Jan 1 2019, In : Journal of neurosurgery. 130, 1, p. 333-334 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

Baseball
Charities
Neurosurgery
Odds Ratio
Wounds and Injuries

Analysis of intra-operative variables as predictors of 30-day readmission in patients undergoing glioma surgery at a single center

Cajigas, I., Mahavadi, A. K., Shah, A. H., Borowy, V., Abitbol, N., Ivan, M. E., Komotar, R. J. & Epstein, R. H., Jan 1 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of neuro-oncology.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Patient Readmission
Glioma
Karnofsky Performance Status
Hypothermia
Area Under Curve
1 Citation (Scopus)

Artificial Intelligence Mediated Neuroradiology

Starke, R. M., McCarthy, D., Komotar, R. J. & Connolly, E. S., Mar 1 2019, In : Clinical neurosurgery. 84, 3, p. E136-E137

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

Artificial Intelligence

Brain Tumor Surgery is Safe in Octogenarians and Nonagenarians: A Single-Surgeon 741 Patient Series

Eichberg, D. G., Di, L., Shah, A. H., Luther, E., Richardson, A. M., Sarkiss, C. A., Ivan, M. E. & Komotar, R. J., Dec 2019, In : World neurosurgery. 132, p. e185-e192

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Brain Neoplasms
Hospitalization
Age Groups
Surgeons
Geriatrics
3 Citations (Scopus)

Central Neurocytoma: Rare Presentation in Fourth Ventricle and Review of Literature

Richardson, A. M., Armstrong, V. L., Gernsback, J. E., Gultekin, S. H. & Komotar, R. J., Mar 1 2019, In : World neurosurgery. 123, p. 357-361 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Neurocytoma
Fourth Ventricle
Third Ventricle
Headache
Differential Diagnosis

Enhancing nodular lesions in Chiari II malformations in the setting of persistent hindbrain herniation: case report and literature review

Semonche, A., Shah, A. H., Eichberg, D. G., Gultekin, S. H., Komotar, R. J. & Ivan, M. E., Jan 1 2019, In : Child's Nervous System.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Rhombencephalon
Encephalocele
Neoplastic Processes
Meningomyelocele
Hypesthesia

Exosomal MicroRNA in Peripheral Serum as a Noninvasive Diagnostic Biomarker for Glioblastoma

Semonche, A., Shah, A. H., Ivan, M. E. & Komotar, R. J., Aug 1 2019, In : Neurosurgery. 85, 2, p. E176-E177

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Glioblastoma
MicroRNAs
Biomarkers
Serum

Frontal Sinus Osteoma Presenting with Meningitis and Epilepsy

Kolcun, J. P. G., Richardson, A. M., Gernsback, J. E., Rosenberg, A. & Komotar, R. J., Mar 1 2019, In : World Neurosurgery. 123, p. 216-220 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Osteoma
Frontal Sinus
Meningitis
Epilepsy
Seizures
2 Citations (Scopus)

Laser Interstitial Thermal Therapy as a Primary Treatment for Deep Inaccessible Gliomas

Shah, A. H., Burks, J. D., Buttrick, S. S., Debs, L., Ivan, M. E. & Komotar, R. J., Mar 1 2019, In : Clinical neurosurgery. 84, 3, p. 768-777 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Glioma
Lasers
Hot Temperature
Therapeutics
Tertiary Care Centers
1 Citation (Scopus)

Novel Immunotherapeutics for Treatment of Glioblastoma: The Last Decade of Research

Khansur, E., Shah, A. H., Lacy, K. & Komotar, R. J., Jan 2 2019, In : Cancer Investigation. 37, 1, p. 1-7 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Glioblastoma
Escape Reaction
Research
Cancer Vaccines
T-Cell Antigen Receptor
2 Citations (Scopus)

Parasagittal and parafalcine meningiomas: integral strategy for optimizing safety and retrospective review of a single surgeon series

Eichberg, D. G., Casabella, A. M., Menaker, S. A., Shah, A. H. & Komotar, R. J., Jan 1 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : British Journal of Neurosurgery.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Meningioma
Safety
Superior Sagittal Sinus
Motor Evoked Potentials
Craniotomy

PAX8 expression variability in cerebellar hemangioblastoma: Case series and review of the literature

Eichberg, D. G., Buttrick, S., White, K., Gultekin, S. H. & Komotar, R. J., Jul 1 2019, In : Applied Immunohistochemistry and Molecular Morphology. 27, 6, p. 477-481 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hemangioblastoma
Central Nervous System
von Hippel-Lindau Disease
Hemangioma
Neoplasms

Predictive modeling of brain tumor laser ablation dynamics

Jermakowicz, W. J., Mahavadi, A. K., Cajigas, I., Dan, L., Guerra, S., Farooq, G., Shah, A. H., D’Haese, P. F., Ivan, M. E., Jagid, J. R. & Komotar, R. J., Jan 1 2019, In : Journal of neuro-oncology.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Laser Therapy
Brain Neoplasms
Hot Temperature
Lasers
Therapeutics
3 Citations (Scopus)

Predictors of Successful Discharge of Patients on Postoperative Day 1 After Craniotomy for Brain Tumor

Richardson, A. M., McCarthy, D. J., Sandhu, J., Mayrand, R., Guerrero, C., Rosenberg, C., Gernsback, J. E., Komotar, R. & Ivan, M., Jun 1 2019, In : World neurosurgery. 126, p. e869-e877

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Patient Discharge
Craniotomy
Brain Neoplasms
Length of Stay
Neoplasms
1 Citation (Scopus)

Primary Diffuse Leptomeningeal Melanomatosis: Case Report and Review of the Literature

Eichberg, D. G., Achua, J. K., Locatelli, E., Shah, A. H., Komotar, R. J. & Ghods, A. J., Feb 1 2019, In : World neurosurgery. 122, p. 648-655 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Biopsy
Positron-Emission Tomography
Intracranial Pressure
Rare Diseases
Nervous System Diseases
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

Tenecteplase for thrombectomy thrombolysis

Starke, R. M., McCarthy, D., Komotar, R. J. & Connolly, E. S., Jan 1 2019, In : Clinical neurosurgery. 84, 1, p. E9-E10

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

Open Access
Thrombectomy
tenecteplase
1 Citation (Scopus)

Therapeutic Targeting of the Notch Pathway in Glioblastoma Multiforme

Gersey, Z., Osiason, A. D., Bloom, L., Shah, S., Thompson, J. W., Bregy, A., Agarwal, N. & Komotar, R. J., Nov 2019, In : World neurosurgery. 131, p. 252-263.e2

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Glioblastoma
Therapeutics
Notch Receptors
Cell Line
Amyloid Precursor Protein Secretases

The use of dehydrated amniotic membrane allograft for augmentation of dural repair in transsphenoidal endoscopic endonasal resection of pituitary adenomas

Eichberg, D. G., Richardson, A. M., Brusko, G. D., Ali, S. C., Buttrick, S. S., Shah, A. H., Alam, E. S., Sargi, Z. B. & Komotar, R. J., Jan 1 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Acta Neurochirurgica.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Amnion
Pituitary Neoplasms
Allografts
Meningitis
Feasibility Studies

Towards a microRNA-based Gene Therapy for Glioblastoma

Semonche, A., Shah, A. H., Ivan, M. E. & Komotar, R. J., Aug 1 2019, In : Neurosurgery. 85, 2, p. E210-E211

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Glioblastoma
MicroRNAs
Genetic Therapy
1 Citation (Scopus)

Tumor

Elder, J. B., Sherman, J. H., Prevedello, D. M., Szerlip, N. J., Spratt, D. E., Shaikhouni, A., Mohyeldin, A., Perez-Roman, R. J., Buttrick, S. S., Ali, S. C., Komotar, R. J., Todeschini, A., Shahein, M., Revuelta, J. M., Hardesty, D., Carrau, R. L., Zada, G., Giannotta, S., Dornbos, D. & Lonser, R. R., Aug 1 2019, In : Operative neurosurgery (Hagerstown, Md.). 17, 2, p. S119-S152

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Neoplasms
2 Citations (Scopus)

Use of Tubular Retractor for Resection of Colloid Cysts: Single Surgeon Experience and Review of the Literature

Eichberg, D. G., Buttrick, S. S., Sharaf, J. M., Snelling, B. M., Shah, A. H., Ivan, M. E. & Komotar, R. J., May 1 2019, In : Operative neurosurgery (Hagerstown, Md.). 16, 5, p. 571-579 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Colloid Cysts
Neurologic Manifestations
Morbidity
Safety
Pressure
1 Citation (Scopus)

Utility of Magnetic Resonance Perfusion Imaging in Quantifying Active Tumor Fraction and Radiation Necrosis in Recurrent Intracranial Tumors

Shah, A. H., Kuchakulla, M., Ibrahim, G. M., Dadheech, E., Komotar, R. J., Gultekin, S. H. & Ivan, M. E., Jan 1 2019, In : World neurosurgery. 121, p. e836-e842

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Magnetic Resonance Angiography
Necrosis
Radiation
Cerebrovascular Circulation
Neoplasms
2018
27 Citations (Scopus)

Augmented reality for the surgeon: Systematic review

Yoon, J. W., Chen, R. E., Kim, E. J., Akinduro, O. O., Kerezoudis, P., Han, P. K., Si, P., Freeman, W. D., Diaz, R. J., Komotar, R. J., Pirris, S. M., Brown, B. L., Bydon, M., Wang, M. Y., Wharen, R. E. & Quinones-Hinojosa, A., Jan 1 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : International Journal of Medical Robotics and Computer Assisted Surgery.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Augmented reality
Display devices
Head
Equipment and Supplies
Human Engineering
1 Citation (Scopus)

Bright Future for Novel Viral Glioblastoma Multiforme Therapy

McCarthy, D., Sheinberg, D., Komotar, R. J. & Starke, R. M., Sep 1 2018, In : World Neurosurgery. 117, 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Glioblastoma
Therapeutics

Comment

Buttrick, S. & Komotar, R. J., Mar 1 2018, In : Operative Neurosurgery. 14, 3, 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

Comments

Shah, A. H. & Komotar, R. J., Dec 1 2018, In : Clinical neurosurgery. 83, 6, 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

Contact aspiration or stent retrieval thrombectomy for acute ischemic stroke due to large vessel occlusion

Starke, R. M., McCarthy, D. J., Komotar, R. J. & Sander Connolly, E., Jan 1 2018, In : Neurosurgery. 82, 1, p. N10-N11

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

Open Access
Thrombectomy
Stents
Stroke

Contemporaneous biopsy and laser interstitial thermal therapy for two treatment-refractory brain metastases

Shah, A. H., Richardson, A. M., Burks, J. D. & Komotar, R. J., Apr 1 2018, In : Neurosurgical focus. 44, Video, p. V5

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Lasers
Hot Temperature
Neoplasm Metastasis
Biopsy
Brain
6 Citations (Scopus)

Drug and disease signature integration identifies synergistic combinations in glioblastoma

Stathias, V., Jermakowicz, A. M., Maloof, M. E., Forlin, M., Walters, W., Suter, R. K., Durante, M. A., Williams, S. L., Harbour, J. W., Volmar, C. H., Lyons, N. J., Wahlestedt, C., Graham, R. M., Ivan, M. E., Komotar, R. J., Sarkaria, J. N., Subramanian, A., Golub, T. R., Schürer, S. C. & Ayad, N. G., Dec 1 2018, In : Nature Communications. 9, 1, 5315.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Glioblastoma
drugs
signatures
Gene expression
Genes
2 Citations (Scopus)

Intradermal scalp closure using barbed suture in cranial tumor surgeries: A technical note

Buttrick, S. S., Eichberg, D., Ali, S. C. & Komotar, R. J., Jul 1 2018, In : Operative Neurosurgery. 15, 1, p. E5-E8

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Cranial Sutures
Craniotomy
Scalp
Sutures
Cosmetics

Mechanical thrombectomy for stroke effectivewithin 24-hour window

Starke, R. M., McCarthy, D., Komotar, R. J. & Connolly, E. S., Jan 1 2018, In : Clinical neurosurgery. 82, 5, p. E107-E108

Research output: Contribution to journalShort survey

Thrombectomy
Stroke

New Risk Allele for Intracranial Aneurysm in French-Canadians

Starke, R. M., McCarthy, D. J., Komotar, R. J. & Connolly, E. S., Sep 1 2018, In : Neurosurgery. 83, 3, p. E101-E102

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Intracranial Aneurysm
Alleles

Novel autochthonous in vivo model identifies genetic drivers and functional suppressors in glioblastoma

McCarthy, D. J., Komotar, R. J., Starke, R. M. & Connolly, E. S., Mar 1 2018, In : Clinical Neurosurgery. 82, 3, p. N25-N26

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Genetic Models
Glioblastoma

Novel Drug Enhances Motor Recovery Following Brain Injury

McCarthy, D., Starke, R. M., Komotar, R. J. & Connolly, E. S., Nov 1 2018, In : Clinical neurosurgery. 83, 5, p. E201-E202

Research output: Contribution to journalShort survey

Open Access
Brain Injuries
Pharmaceutical Preparations

Overview of CNS Vaccines-Pediatrics

Gernsback, J. E., Kolcun, J. P. G., Ali, S. C. & Komotar, R. J., Apr 24 2018, Handbook of Brain Tumor Chemotherapy, Molecular Therapeutics, and Immunotherapy: Second Edition. Elsevier Inc., p. 707-711 5 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Vaccines
Pediatrics
Neoplasms
Active Immunotherapy
Cancer Vaccines

Pathogens and glioma: A history of unexpected discoveries ushering in novel therapy

Shah, A. H., Jusué-Torres, I., Ivan, M. E., Komotar, R. J. & Kasahara, N., Apr 1 2018, In : Journal of Neurosurgery. 128, 4, p. 1139-1146 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Glioma
Neoplasms
Enterobacter
Clostridium
Glioblastoma
4 Citations (Scopus)

Quantitative Volumetric Analysis Following Magnetic Resonance–Guided Laser Interstitial Thermal Ablation of Cerebellar Metastases

Eichberg, D. G., VanDenBerg, R., Komotar, R. J. & Ivan, M. E., Feb 1 2018, In : World Neurosurgery. 110, p. e755-e765

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Lasers
Hot Temperature
Neoplasm Metastasis
Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy
Magnetic Resonance Imaging

Radiation-induced meningiomas: A case-control study at single center institution

Shah, A. H., Jusue-Torres, I., Kuchakulla, M., Ivan, M. E., Benveniste, R., Morcos, J. & Komotar, R. J., Apr 15 2018, In : Journal of the Neurological Sciences. 387, p. 205-209 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Case-Control Studies
Meningioma
Recurrence
Radiation
Radiation induced meningioma
2 Citations (Scopus)

Real-time video-streaming to surgical loupe mounted head-up display for navigated meningioma resection

Diaz, R. J., Yoon, J. W., Chen, R. E., Quinones-Hinojosa, A., Wharen, R. E. & Komotar, R. J., Jan 1 2018, In : Turkish Neurosurgery. 28, 4, p. 682-688 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Webcasts
Meningioma
ethyl-2-methylthio-4-methyl-5-pyrimidine carboxylate
Neuronavigation
Glass
4 Citations (Scopus)

Role of bevacizumab for treatment-refractory meningiomas: A systematic analysis and literature review

Franke, A. J., Skeltoniv, W. P., Woody, L. E., Bregy, A., Shah, A. H., Vakharia, K. & Komotar, R. J., Jan 1 2018, In : Surgical Neurology International. 9, 1, 133.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Meningioma
Disease-Free Survival
Therapeutics
Bevacizumab
Recurrence
42 Citations (Scopus)

Serum long noncoding RNA HOTAIR as a novel diagnostic and prognostic biomarker in glioblastoma multiforme

Tan, S. K., Pastori, C., Penas, C., Komotar, R. J., Ivan, M. E., Wahlestedt, C. R. & Ayad, N., Mar 20 2018, In : Molecular Cancer. 17, 1, 74.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

Long Noncoding RNA
Glioblastoma
Biomarkers
Serum
Exosomes
1 Citation (Scopus)

Somatic KRAS Mutation Found in Sporadic Arteriovenous Malformations

Starke, R. M., McCarthy, D., Komotar, R. J. & Connolly, E. S., Jul 1 2018, In : Clinical Neurosurgery. 83, 1, p. E14-E15

Research output: Contribution to journalShort survey

Arteriovenous Malformations
Mutation
1 Citation (Scopus)

Spontaneous preoperative pituitary adenoma resolution following apoplexy: a case presentation and literature review

Eichberg, D. G., Di, L., Shah, A. H., Kaye, W. A. & Komotar, R. J., Jan 1 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : British Journal of Neurosurgery.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Pituitary Neoplasms
Stroke
Surgical Decompression
Neurosurgery
Natural History
2 Citations (Scopus)

The Annual Neurosurgery Charity Softball Tournament: 15th Anniversary Commemorative Article. The creation, development, and establishment of a neurosurgical tradition

Komotar, R. J., Goldstein, H. E. & Bruce, J. N., Jun 1 2018, In : Journal of Neurosurgery. 128, 6, p. 1605-1611 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Baseball
Charities
Neurosurgery
Anniversaries and Special Events
1 Citation (Scopus)

The Safety of Bevacizumab Administered Shortly after Laser Interstitial Thermal Therapy in Glioblastoma: A Case Series

Ali, S. C., Basil, G. W., Diaz, R. J. & Komotar, R. J., Sep 1 2018, In : World Neurosurgery. 117, p. e588-e594

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Glioblastoma
Lasers
Hot Temperature
Safety
Therapeutics

The use of dehydrated amniotic membrane allograft for augmentation of dural closure in craniotomies and endoscopic endonasal transphenoidal surgeries

Eichberg, D. G., Ali, S. C., Buttrick, S. S. & Komotar, R. J., Jul 5 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : British Journal of Neurosurgery. p. 1-5 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Amnion
Craniotomy
Allografts
Cicatrix
Neurilemmoma

Transsphenoidal Approach for Pituitary Adenomas in Elderly Patients

Chen, S. H., Sprau, A., Chieng, L., Buttrick, S., Alam, E. S., Ali, S. C., Madhavan, K., Sargi, Z. B. & Komotar, R., Jan 1 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : World Neurosurgery.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Pituitary Neoplasms
Patient Selection
Population
Safety
Incidence
2 Citations (Scopus)

Use of Tubular Retractor for Resection of Deep-Seated Cerebral Tumors and Colloid Cysts: Single Surgeon Experience and Review of the Literature

Eichberg, D. G., Buttrick, S., Brusko, G. D., Ivan, M., Starke, R. M. & Komotar, R. J., Apr 1 2018, In : World Neurosurgery. 112, p. e50-e60

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Colloid Cysts
Safety
Pressure
Brain
Blood Vessels