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1.

Comparison of complete and near-complete endovascular embolization of hypervascular spine tumors with partial embolization.

Westbroek EM, Pennington Z, Ahmed AK, Xia Y, Boone C, Gailloud P, Sciubba DM.

J Neurosurg Spine. 2020 Apr 3:1-7. doi: 10.3171/2020.1.SPINE191337. [Epub ahead of print]

PMID:
32244203
2.

Cost-benefit analysis of tranexamic acid and blood transfusion in elective lumbar spine surgery for degenerative pathologies.

Ehresman J, Pennington Z, Schilling A, Medikonda R, Huq S, Merkel KR, Ahmed AK, Cottrill E, Lubelski D, Westbroek EM, Farrokh S, Frank SM, Sciubba DM.

J Neurosurg Spine. 2020 Mar 20:1-9. doi: 10.3171/2020.1.SPINE191464. [Epub ahead of print]

PMID:
32197253
3.

Robot-Assisted versus Freehand Instrumentation in Short-Segment Lumbar Fusion: Experience with Real-Time Image-Guided Spinal Robot.

Jiang B, Pennington Z, Azad T, Liu A, Ahmed AK, Zygourakis CC, Westbroek EM, Zhu A, Cottrill E, Theodore N.

World Neurosurg. 2020 Apr;136:e635-e645. doi: 10.1016/j.wneu.2020.01.119. Epub 2020 Jan 27.

PMID:
32001398
4.

A novel MRI-based score assessing trabecular bone quality to predict vertebral compression fractures in patients with spinal metastasis.

Ehresman J, Schilling A, Pennington Z, Gui C, Chen X, Lubelski D, Ahmed AK, Cottrill E, Khan M, Redmond KJ, Sciubba DM.

J Neurosurg Spine. 2019 Dec 20:1-8. doi: 10.3171/2019.9.SPINE19954. [Epub ahead of print]

PMID:
31860825
5.

Assessment of a Triage Protocol for Emergent Neurosurgical Cases at a Single Institution.

Ehresman J, Ahmed AK, Lubelski D, Pennington Z, Jiang B, Zygourakis C, Cottrill E, Theodore N.

World Neurosurg. 2020 Mar;135:e386-e392. doi: 10.1016/j.wneu.2019.12.005. Epub 2019 Dec 9.

PMID:
31821911
6.

The effect of renin-angiotensin system blockers on spinal cord dysfunction and imaging features of spinal cord compression in patients with symptomatic cervical spondylosis.

Perdomo-Pantoja A, Chara A, Kalb S, Casaos J, Ahmed AK, Pennington Z, Cottrill E, Shah S, Jiang B, Manbachi A, Zygourakis C, Witham TF, Theodore N.

Spine J. 2020 Apr;20(4):519-529. doi: 10.1016/j.spinee.2019.12.002. Epub 2019 Dec 9.

PMID:
31821888
7.

Readmission after spinal epidural abscess management in urban populations: a bi-institutional study.

Longo M, Pennington Z, Gelfand Y, De la Garza Ramos R, Echt M, Ahmed AK, Yanamadala V, Sciubba DM, Yassari R.

J Neurosurg Spine. 2019 Nov 22:1-8. doi: 10.3171/2019.8.SPINE19790. [Epub ahead of print]

PMID:
31756697
8.

Novel MRI-based score for assessment of bone density in operative spine patients.

Ehresman J, Pennington Z, Schilling A, Lubelski D, Ahmed AK, Cottrill E, Khan M, Sciubba DM.

Spine J. 2020 Apr;20(4):556-562. doi: 10.1016/j.spinee.2019.10.018. Epub 2019 Nov 1.

PMID:
31683066
9.

Treatment approaches for Scheuermann kyphosis: a systematic review of historic and current management.

Huq S, Ehresman J, Cottrill E, Ahmed AK, Pennington Z, Westbroek EM, Sciubba DM.

J Neurosurg Spine. 2019 Nov 1;32(2):235-247. doi: 10.3171/2019.8.SPINE19500. Review.

PMID:
31675699
10.

Time to recovery predicted by the severity of postoperative C5 palsy.

Pennington Z, Lubelski D, Westbroek EM, Ahmed AK, Ehresman J, Goodwin ML, Lo SF, Witham TF, Bydon A, Theodore N, Sciubba DM.

J Neurosurg Spine. 2019 Oct 25;32(2):191-199. doi: 10.3171/2019.8.SPINE19602.

PMID:
31653818
11.

The effect of electrical stimulation therapies on spinal fusion: a cross-disciplinary systematic review and meta-analysis of the preclinical and clinical data.

Cottrill E, Pennington Z, Ahmed AK, Lubelski D, Goodwin ML, Perdomo-Pantoja A, Westbroek EM, Theodore N, Witham T, Sciubba D.

J Neurosurg Spine. 2019 Oct 8:1-21. doi: 10.3171/2019.5.SPINE19465. [Epub ahead of print] Review.

PMID:
31593923
12.

Persistent Postoperative Hyperglycemia as a Risk Factor for Operative Treatment of Deep Wound Infection After Spine Surgery.

Pennington Z, Lubelski D, Westbroek EM, Ahmed AK, Passias PG, Sciubba DM.

Neurosurgery. 2019 Sep 25. pii: nyz405. doi: 10.1093/neuros/nyz405. [Epub ahead of print]

PMID:
31555808
13.

Preoperative Nutrition Consults Associated with Decreased Postoperative Complication Rate and Decreased Length of Hospital Stay After Spine Metastasis Surgery.

Ehresman J, Ahmed AK, Schilling A, Pennington Z, Lubelski D, Cottrill E, Goodwin ML, Liddy A, Abu-Bonsrah N, Goodwin CR, Sciubba DM.

World Neurosurg. 2020 Jan;133:e173-e179. doi: 10.1016/j.wneu.2019.08.197. Epub 2019 Sep 5.

PMID:
31493604
14.

The Use of Sacral Osteotomy in the Correction of Spinal Deformity: Technical Report and Systematic Review of the Literature.

Pennington Z, Ahmed AK, Goodwin CR, Westbroek EM, Sciubba DM.

World Neurosurg. 2019 Oct;130:285-292. doi: 10.1016/j.wneu.2019.07.083. Epub 2019 Jul 16.

PMID:
31323414
15.

Management of presacral schwannomas-a 10-year multi-institutional series.

Pennington Z, Reinshagen C, Ahmed AK, Barber S, Goodwin ML, Gokaslan Z, Sciubba DM.

Ann Transl Med. 2019 May;7(10):228. doi: 10.21037/atm.2019.01.66.

16.

Systematic review on the utility of magnetic resonance imaging for operative management and follow-up for primary sarcoma-lessons from extremity sarcomas.

Pennington Z, Ahmed AK, Cottrill E, Westbroek EM, Goodwin ML, Sciubba DM.

Ann Transl Med. 2019 May;7(10):225. doi: 10.21037/atm.2019.01.59. Review.

17.

Lactate and cancer: spinal metastases and potential therapeutic targets (part 2).

Pennington Z, Goodwin ML, Westbroek EM, Cottrill E, Ahmed AK, Sciubba DM.

Ann Transl Med. 2019 May;7(10):221. doi: 10.21037/atm.2019.01.85. Review.

18.

Lactate and cancer: a "lactatic" perspective on spinal tumor metabolism (part 1).

Goodwin ML, Pennington Z, Westbroek EM, Cottrill E, Ahmed AK, Sciubba DM.

Ann Transl Med. 2019 May;7(10):220. doi: 10.21037/atm.2019.02.32. Review.

19.

Intra- and interobserver reliability of the Spinal Instability Neoplastic Score system for instability in spine metastases: a systematic review and meta-analysis.

Pennington Z, Ahmed AK, Cottrill E, Westbroek EM, Goodwin ML, Sciubba DM.

Ann Transl Med. 2019 May;7(10):218. doi: 10.21037/atm.2019.01.65. Review.

20.

Prolonged Post-surgical Drain Retention Increases Risk for Deep Wound Infection After Spine Surgery.

Pennington Z, Lubelski D, Molina C, Westbroek EM, Ahmed AK, Sciubba DM.

World Neurosurg. 2019 Oct;130:e846-e853. doi: 10.1016/j.wneu.2019.07.013. Epub 2019 Jul 8.

PMID:
31295586
21.

Targeting the Hedgehog Pathway Using Itraconazole to Prevent Progression of Barrett's Esophagus to Invasive Esophageal Adenocarcinoma.

Kelly RJ, Ansari AM, Miyashita T, Zahurak M, Lay F, Ahmed AK, Born LJ, Pezhouh MK, Salimian KJ, Ng C, Matsangos AE, Stricker-Krongrad AH, Mukaisho KI, Marti GP, Chung CH, Canto MI, Rudek MA, Meltzer SJ, Harmon JW.

Ann Surg. 2019 Jul 8. doi: 10.1097/SLA.0000000000003455. [Epub ahead of print]

PMID:
31290765
22.

Surgical management of giant presacral schwannoma: systematic review of published cases and meta-analysis.

Pennington Z, Westbroek EM, Ahmed AK, Cottrill E, Lubelski D, Goodwin ML, Sciubba DM.

J Neurosurg Spine. 2019 Jul 5:1-12. doi: 10.3171/2019.4.SPINE19240. [Epub ahead of print] Review.

PMID:
31277062
23.

Use of Intraoperative Indocyanine Green Angiography for Feeder Vessel Ligation and En Bloc Resection of Intramedullary Hemangioblastoma.

Molina CA, Pennington Z, Ahmed AK, Westbroek E, Goodwin ML, Tamargo R, Sciubba DM.

Oper Neurosurg (Hagerstown). 2019 Dec 1;17(6):573-579. doi: 10.1093/ons/opz053.

PMID:
31220325
24.

Utility of Patient-reported Symptoms and Health Conditions for Predicting Surgical Candidacy and Utilization of Surgery via an Outpatient Spine Clinic Nomogram.

Pennington Z, Lubelski D, Tanenbaum J, Ahmed AK, Rosato M, Passias P, Sciubba DM.

Clin Spine Surg. 2019 Dec;32(10):E407-E415. doi: 10.1097/BSD.0000000000000838.

PMID:
31169614
25.

Paraspinal muscle size as an independent risk factor for proximal junctional kyphosis in patients undergoing thoracolumbar fusion.

Pennington Z, Cottrill E, Ahmed AK, Passias P, Protopsaltis T, Neuman B, Kebaish KM, Ehresman J, Westbroek EM, Goodwin ML, Sciubba DM.

J Neurosurg Spine. 2019 May 31;31(3):380-388. doi: 10.3171/2019.3.SPINE19108.

PMID:
31151107
26.

SINS Score and Stability: Evaluating the Need for Stabilization Within the Uncertain Category.

Pennington Z, Ahmed AK, Westbroek EM, Cottrill E, Lubelski D, Goodwin ML, Sciubba DM.

World Neurosurg. 2019 Aug;128:e1034-e1047. doi: 10.1016/j.wneu.2019.05.067. Epub 2019 May 17.

PMID:
31103761
27.

Investigational growth factors utilized in animal models of spinal fusion: Systematic review.

Cottrill E, Ahmed AK, Lessing N, Pennington Z, Ishida W, Perdomo-Pantoja A, Lo SF, Howell E, Holmes C, Goodwin CR, Theodore N, Sciubba DM, Witham TF.

World J Orthop. 2019 Apr 18;10(4):176-191. doi: 10.5312/wjo.v10.i4.176. eCollection 2019 Apr 18.

28.

Atypical Vertebral Hemangiomas Are Frequently Associated with Radiculomedullary Arteries.

Westbroek EM, Ahmed AK, Pennington Z, Goodwin ML, Xia Y, Boone C, Gailloud P, Sciubba DM.

World Neurosurg. 2019 Jul;127:e1215-e1220. doi: 10.1016/j.wneu.2019.04.101. Epub 2019 Apr 17.

PMID:
31004857
29.

Local and Distant Recurrence in Resected Sacral Chordomas: A Systematic Review and Pooled Cohort Analysis.

Kerekes D, Goodwin CR, Ahmed AK, Verlaan JJ, Bettegowda C, Abu-Bonsrah N, Sciubba DM.

Global Spine J. 2019 Apr;9(2):191-201. doi: 10.1177/2192568217741114. Epub 2018 May 30. Review.

30.

Evaluation of surgeon and patient radiation exposure by imaging technology in patients undergoing thoracolumbar fusion: systematic review of the literature.

Pennington Z, Cottrill E, Westbroek EM, Goodwin ML, Lubelski D, Ahmed AK, Sciubba DM.

Spine J. 2019 Aug;19(8):1397-1411. doi: 10.1016/j.spinee.2019.04.003. Epub 2019 Apr 9. Review.

PMID:
30974238
31.

Preoperative Clinical and Radiographic Variables Predict Postoperative C5 Palsy.

Pennington Z, Lubelski D, D'Sa A, Westbroek E, Ahmed AK, Goodwin ML, Witham TF, Bydon A, Theodore N, Sciubba DM.

World Neurosurg. 2019 Jul;127:e585-e592. doi: 10.1016/j.wneu.2019.03.211. Epub 2019 Mar 28.

PMID:
30928589
32.

Augmented reality-assisted pedicle screw insertion: a cadaveric proof-of-concept study.

Molina CA, Theodore N, Ahmed AK, Westbroek EM, Mirovsky Y, Harel R, Orru' E, Khan M, Witham T, Sciubba DM.

J Neurosurg Spine. 2019 Mar 29:1-8. doi: 10.3171/2018.12.SPINE181142. [Epub ahead of print]

PMID:
30925479
33.

UDP-α-D-glucose 6-dehydrogenase: a promising target for glioblastoma.

Goodwin CR, Ahmed AK, Xia S.

Oncotarget. 2019 Feb 22;10(16):1542-1543. doi: 10.18632/oncotarget.26670. eCollection 2019 Feb 22. No abstract available.

34.

Reoperation for Proximal Adjacent Segment Pathology in Posterior Cervical Fusion Constructs that Fuse to C2 vs C3.

Xia Y, Xu R, Kosztowski TA, Ramhmdani S, Ahmed AK, Lo SL, Bydon A.

Neurosurgery. 2019 Sep 1;85(3):E520-E526. doi: 10.1093/neuros/nyz019.

PMID:
30860261
35.

Hypervascular Metastatic Spine Tumor Angiographic Relationships with the Artery of Adamkiewicz and Other Radiculomedullary Arteries.

Westbroek EM, Ahmed AK, Pennington Z, Goodwin ML, Xia Y, Boone C, Gailloud P, Sciubba DM.

World Neurosurg. 2019 Jun;126:e480-e485. doi: 10.1016/j.wneu.2019.02.075. Epub 2019 Feb 28.

PMID:
30825630
36.

First spine surgery utilizing real-time image-guided robotic assistance.

Ahmed AK, Zygourakis CC, Kalb S, Zhu AM, Molina CA, Jiang B, Blitz AM, Bydon A, Crawford NR, Theodore N.

Comput Assist Surg (Abingdon). 2019 Dec;24(1):13-17. doi: 10.1080/24699322.2018.1542029. Epub 2019 Mar 1.

PMID:
30821536
37.

Visceral Fat Volume From Standard Preoperative CT is an Independent Predictor of Short-term Survival in Patients Undergoing Surgery for Metastatic Spine Disease.

Pennington Z, Pielkenrood B, Ahmed AK, Goodwin CR, Verlaan JJ, Sciubba DM.

Clin Spine Surg. 2019 Jul;32(6):E303-E310. doi: 10.1097/BSD.0000000000000784.

PMID:
30730429
38.

Multidisciplinary surgical planning for en bloc resection of malignant primary cervical spine tumors involving 3D-printed models and neoadjuvant therapies: report of 2 cases.

Ahmed AK, Pennington Z, Molina CA, Xia Y, Goodwin CR, Sciubba DM.

J Neurosurg Spine. 2019 Jan 18:1-8. doi: 10.3171/2018.9.SPINE18607. [Epub ahead of print]

PMID:
30660123
39.

Founder of modern hydrocephalus diagnosis and therapy: Walter Dandy at the Johns Hopkins Hospital.

Blitz AM, Ahmed AK, Rigamonti D.

J Neurosurg. 2018 Oct 1:1-6. doi: 10.3171/2018.4.JNS172316. [Epub ahead of print]

PMID:
30497200
40.

Daniel Ruge: the first neurosurgeon to serve as physician to the president.

Ahmed AK, Martinez-Del-Campo E, Theodore N.

J Neurosurg. 2018 Oct 5;131(1):311-317. doi: 10.3171/2018.4.JNS172384.

PMID:
30485216
41.

The Challenges of Renal Cell Carcinoma Metastatic to the Spine: A Systematic Review of Survival and Treatment.

Goodwin CR, Ahmed AK, Boone C, Abu-Bonsrah N, Xu R, Germscheid N, Fourney DR, Clarke M, Laufer I, Fisher CG, Bettegowda C, Sciubba DM.

Global Spine J. 2018 Aug;8(5):517-526. doi: 10.1177/2192568217737777. Epub 2017 Nov 20. Review.

42.

Analysis of Cervical Spine Injuries in Elderly Patients from 2001 to 2010 Using a Nationwide Database: Increasing Incidence, Overall Mortality, and Inpatient Hospital Charges.

Asemota AO, Ahmed AK, Purvis TE, Passias PG, Goodwin CR, Sciubba DM.

World Neurosurg. 2018 Dec;120:e114-e130. doi: 10.1016/j.wneu.2018.07.228. Epub 2018 Aug 2.

PMID:
30077751
43.

Technique: open lumbar decompression and fusion with the Excelsius GPS robot.

Zygourakis CC, Ahmed AK, Kalb S, Zhu AM, Bydon A, Crawford NR, Theodore N.

Neurosurg Focus. 2018 Jul;45(VideoSuppl1):V6. doi: 10.3171/2018.7.FocusVid.18123.

PMID:
29963912
44.

Implementation and Impact of a Hospital-Wide Instrument Set Review: Early Experiences at a Multisite Tertiary Care Academic Institution.

Yoon S, Zygourakis CC, Seaman J, Zhu M, Ahmed AK, Kliot T, Antrum S, Goldberg AN.

Am J Med Qual. 2019 Jan/Feb;34(1):67-73. doi: 10.1177/1062860618783261. Epub 2018 Jun 25.

PMID:
29936862
45.

The Safety and Efficacy of CT-Guided, Fluoroscopy-Free Vertebroplasty in Adult Spinal Deformity Surgery.

Zygourakis CC, DiGiorgio AM, Crutcher CL 2nd, Safaee M, Nicholls FH, Dalle Ore C, Ahmed AK, Deviren V, Ames CP.

World Neurosurg. 2018 Aug;116:e944-e950. doi: 10.1016/j.wneu.2018.05.139. Epub 2018 May 29.

PMID:
29857213
46.

Crizotinib and erlotinib inhibits growth of c-Met+/EGFRvIII+ primary human glioblastoma xenografts.

Goodwin CR, Rath P, Oyinlade O, Lopez H, Mughal S, Xia S, Li Y, Kaur H, Zhou X, Ahmed AK, Ho S, Olivi A, Lal B.

Clin Neurol Neurosurg. 2018 Aug;171:26-33. doi: 10.1016/j.clineuro.2018.02.041. Epub 2018 Mar 9.

PMID:
29803091
47.

Immediate improvement of intraoperative monitoring signals following CSF release for cervical spine stenosis: Case report.

Pennington Z, Zygourakis C, Ahmed AK, Kalb S, Zhu A, Theodore N.

J Clin Neurosci. 2018 Jul;53:235-237. doi: 10.1016/j.jocn.2018.04.023. Epub 2018 Apr 30.

PMID:
29716808
48.

Minimally invasive versus conventional spine surgery for vertebral metastases: a systematic review of the evidence.

Pennington Z, Ahmed AK, Molina CA, Ehresman J, Laufer I, Sciubba DM.

Ann Transl Med. 2018 Mar;6(6):103. doi: 10.21037/atm.2018.01.28. Review.

49.

Impact of frailty on complications in patients with thoracic and thoracolumbar spinal fracture.

Kessler RA, De la Garza Ramos R, Purvis TE, Ahmed AK, Goodwin CR, Sciubba DM, Abd-El-Barr MM.

Clin Neurol Neurosurg. 2018 Jun;169:161-165. doi: 10.1016/j.clineuro.2018.04.014. Epub 2018 Apr 9.

PMID:
29702425
50.

Oncogenic MicroRNA-20a is downregulated by the HIF-1α/c-MYC pathway in IDH1 R132H-mutant glioma.

Xu Q, Ahmed AK, Zhu Y, Wang K, Lv S, Li Y, Jiang Y.

Biochem Biophys Res Commun. 2018 May 23;499(4):882-888. doi: 10.1016/j.bbrc.2018.04.011. Epub 2018 Apr 9.

PMID:
29625108

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