Recent examples of research projects and publications in peer-reviewed journals or presented at national subspecialty conferences or regional professional meetings by neurovascular fellows and fellowship faculty are listed below:


Nouh A, Amin-Hanjani S, Furie KL, Kernan WN, Olson DM, Testai FD, Alberts MJ, Hussain MA, Cumbler EU; American Heart Association Stroke Council; Council on Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis and Vascular Biology; Council on Cardiovascular and Stroke Nursing; Council on Clinical Cardiology; and Council on Lifestyle and Cardiometabolic Health. Identifying Best Practices to Improve Evaluation and Management of In-Hospital Stroke: A Scientific Statement From the American Heart Association. Stroke. 2022 Apr;53(4):e165-e175. doi: 10.1161/STR.0000000000000402. Epub 2022 Feb 9. PMID: 35137601.

Neel D Patel, Ninad Desai, Mani Ratnesh S Sandhu, Smit D Patel, Ajay Tunguturi Zabeen K Mahuwala Burden of acute symptomatic seizures in cerebral venous sinus thrombosis: A nationwide United States analysis  doi: 10.1016/j.clineuro.2021.106943. Epub 2021 Sep 16.

Krothapalli, N., Fayad, M., Patel, S., Elmashad, A., Sussman, E., Bruno, C., & Mehta, T. (2022). Use of reverse angle guide catheter with trans-radial approach in patients undergoing middle meningeal artery embolization. Frontiers in Neurology,13, 990722.

Smith D.Patel, Rafigue Haynes, Ilene Staff, Ajay Tunguturi, Seedek Elmoursi Amre Nouh Recanalization of Cervicocephalic artery dissection Brain Circ. 2020 Jul-Sep; 6(3): 175–180. Published online 2020 Sep 30. doi: 10.4103/bc.bc_19_20.

Elmashad A, Emmerson D, Gorseth A, Jaffa MN. Ticagrelor Induced Angioedema Following Carotid Artery Stenting. Neurohospitalist. 2022 Jul;12(3):550-552. doi: 10.1177/19418744221097353. Epub 2022 Apr 23. PMID: 35755229; PMCID: PMC9214928.

Hou Y, Elmashad A, Staff I, Alberts M, Nouh A. Potential Embolic Sources Differ in Patients With Embolic Stroke of Undetermined Source According to Age: A 15-Year Study. Front Neurol. 2022 May 17;13:860827.

Anadani M, de Havenon A, Yaghi S, Mehta T, Arora N, Starosciak AK, De Los Rios La Rosa F, Siegler J, Mistry AM, Chitale R, Spiotta AM, Tsivgoulis G, Khatri P, Mistry EA. Blood pressure reduction and outcome after endovascular therapy: a secondary analysis of the BEST study. J Neurointerv Surg. 2021 Aug;13(8):698-702. doi: 10.1136/neurintsurg-2020-016494. Epub 2020 Sep 3. PMID: 32883780; PMCID: PMC8088286.

Topiwala K, Tarasaria K, Staff I, Beland D, Schuyler E, Nouh A. Identifying Gaps and Missed Opportunities for Intravenous Thrombolytic Treatment of Inpatient Stroke. Front Neurol. 2020 Feb 26;11:134. doi: 10.3389/fneur.2020.00134. PMID: 32161567; PMCID: PMC7054244.

Peng TJ, Jasne AS, Simonov M, Abdelhakim S, Kone G, Cheng YK, Rethana M, Tarasaria K, Herman AL, Baker AD, Yaghi S, Frontera JA, Sansing LH, Falcone GJ, Spudich S, Schindler J, Sheth KN, Sharma R. Prior Stroke and Age Predict Acute Ischemic Stroke Among Hospitalized COVID-19 Patients: A Derivation and Validation Study. Front Neurol. 2021 Oct 4;12:741044. doi: 10.3389/fneur.2021.741044. PMID: 34675873; PMCID: PMC8524436.

Nobleza C, Salam S, Sansing L, Silaghi D, Tarasaria K, Jasne A (2021) COVID-19 & Stroke. Practical Neurology Jan 2021.

Mehta T, Topiwala K, Masood K, Grande A, Tummala R, Jagadeesan B. Half‐Dose (45 mg Twice Daily) Ticagrelor Versus Clopidogrel in Neuroendovascular Dual Antiplatelet Therapy: A Single‐Center Cohort Study. Stroke: Vascular and Interventional Neurology.:000479.

Quinn C, Masood K, Mehta T, Topiwala K, Grande A, Tummala R, Jagadeesan BD. Trans-radial spinal angiography: A single-center experience. Interventional Neuroradiology. 2022 Oct 26:15910199221135052.

Patel SD, Saber H, Desai N, Otite FO, Kaneko N, Mehta TV, Hinman J, Hassan AE, Jadhav A, Liebeskind DS, Saver JL.Impact of ARUBA trial on trends and outcomes in symptomatic non-ruptured brain AVMs: A national sample analysis. Journal of Stroke and Cerebrovascular Diseases. 2022 Dec 1;31(12):106807.

Patel SD, Otite FO, Topiwala K, Saber H, Kaneko N, Sussman E, Mehta T, Tummala R, Hinman J,

Nogueira R, Haussen DC. Interventional compared with medical management of symptomatic carotid web: A systematic review. Journal of Stroke and Cerebrovascular Diseases. 2022 Oct 1;31(10):106682.

Patel SD, Oliver FO, Elmashad A, Patel N, Mehta T, Hinman J, Liebeskind DS, Singhal AB, Ducros A, Saver JL. Outcomes among patients with primary angiitis of the CNS: A Nationwide United States analysis. Journal of Stroke and Cerebrovascular Diseases. 2022 Nov 1;31(11):106747.

Topiwala K, Quinn C, Mehta T, Masood K, Grande A, Tummala R, Jagadeesan B. BOBBY balloon guide catheter thrombectomy in large-vessel occlusion stroke: Initial experience. Interventional Neuroradiology. 2022 May 30:15910199221104920.

Topiwala, K., Hussein, H., Masood, K., Zhang, A., Kashyap, B., Bartos, J., ... & Mehta, T. (2022). Patterns and Predictors of Extra-Corporeal Membrane Oxygenation +Related Cerebral Microbleeds. Journal of Stroke and Cerebrovascular Diseases, 31(1),106170.

Zacharewski N, Movahed-Ezazi M, Manjila S, Mehta T, Song X. De Novo Glioblastoma Multiforme Masqueraded Within a Holohemispheric Dural Meningiomatosis (WHO Grade I): A Staged Resection. In Journal of Neuropathology and Experimental Neurology 2021 Jun 1 (Vol. 80, No. 6, pp. 605-606). Journals Department, 2001 Evans RD, Cary, NC 27513 USA: Oxford University Press Inc.

Mistry EA, Yeatts S, de Havenon A, Mehta T, Arora N, De Los Rios La Rosa F, Starosciak AK,Siegler III JE, Mistry AM, Yaghi S, Khatri P. Predicting 90-Day Outcome After Thrombectomy: Baseline-Adjusted 24-Hour NIHSS Is More Powerful Than NIHSS Score Change. Stroke. 2021 May 18:STROKEAHA-120.

Mehta T, Desai N, Patel S, Male S, Khan A, Grande AW, Tummala RP, Jagadeesan BD. Readmission Trends Related to Unruptured Intracranial Aneurysm Treatment. Frontiers in Neurology. 2021 May 20;12:721.

Siddappa Malleshappa SK, Giri S, Patel S, Mehta T, Appleman L, Huntington SF, Passero V, Parikh RA, Mehta KD. Overall survival based on oncologist density in the United States: A retrospective cohort study. PloS one. 2021 May 12;16(5):e0250894.

Feldman MJ, Roth S, Fusco MR, Mehta T, Arora N, Siegler JE, Schrag M, Mittal S, Kirshner H, Mistry AM, Yaghi S. Association of asymptomatic hemorrhage after endovascular stroke treatment with outcomes. Journal of NeuroInterventional Surgery. 2021 Feb 7.

Khan A, Male S, Mehta T, Okematti E, Khariwala SS, Tummala R. Acute common carotid artery blowout despite endovascular treatment of pseudoaneurysm. Otolaryngology Case Reports. 2021 Feb 27:100280.

Larson AS, Mehta T, Grande AW. Neurosurgical management of aneurysms of the vertebrobasilar system: increasing indications for endovascular therapy with a continued role for open microneurosurgery. Neurosurgical Review. 2021 Jan 6:1-8.

Mehta T, Hassan A, Masood K, Tekle W, Grande A, Tummala R, Jagadeesan BD. The next step in balloon assisted endovascular neurosurgical procedures: A case series of initial experience with the Scepter Mini balloon microcatheter. Interventional Neuroradiology. 2020 Nov 8:1591019920972884.

Larson AS, Mehta T, Male S, Jagadeesan B, Grande AW. Pipeline Embolization Device for treatment of atypical facial pain caused by a cavernous sinus aneurysm. Interdisciplinary Neurosurgery. 2020 Nov 7:101001

Nouh A, Mehta T, Hussain M, Song X, Ollenschleger M. Clot composition of embolic strokes of undetermined source: a feasibility study. BMC neurology. 2020 Dec;20(1):1-6.

Patel SD, Desai N, Rane S, Patel N, Desai R, Mehta T, Ollenschleger MD, Nanda A, Starke RM, Khandelwal P. Trends in hospitalizations and epidemiological characteristics of adults with Moyamoya disorder in the United States. Journal of the Neurological Sciences. 2020 Oct 2:117165.

San Luis CV, Nobleza CO, Shekhar S, Sugg R, Villareal DJ, Mehta T, Gangadhara S. Association between recent cannabinoid use and acute ischemic stroke. Neurology: Clinical Practice. 2020 Aug 1;10(4):333-9.

Abstracts at Major Conferences

Krothapalli N, Tsikvadze M, Akram N, Elmashad A, Desai N, Tunguturi A, Mehta T, Patel S. E-136 Morphology of mycotic aneurysms and outcomes.

Elmashad A, Elmashad A, Fayad M, Patel S, Lima J, Ollenschleger M, Bruno C, Kureshi I, Mehta T. Abstract 1122‐000082: Outcomes of Chronic and Subacute Subdural Hemorrhages Treated with Middle Meningeal Artery Embolization. Stroke: Vascular and Interventional Neurology. 2021 Nov;1:e12065.

Fayad M, Elmashad A, Kureshi A, Lima J, Bruno C, Ollenschleger M, Kureshi I, Mehta T. E-040 A rapidly growing symptomatic distal lenticulostriate artery aneurysm.

Fayad M, Patel S, Elmashad A, Lima J, Ollenschleger M, Bruno C, Kureshi I, Mehta T. E-041 Use of reverse angle guide catheter with trans-radial approach in patients undergoing left middle meningeal artery embolization. Journal of NeuroInterventional Surgery. 2021 Aug 1;13(Suppl 1):A86-.

Fayad M, Patel S, Elmashad A, Lima J, Bruno C, Ollenschleger M, Kureshi I, Mehta T. E-042 Outcomes of particle vs. liquid embolic materials used in middle meningeal artery embolization for the treatment of chronic subdural hematoma.

Feldman M, Roth S, Fusco M, Yaghi S, Mehta TV, Arora N, Siegler JE, Schrag M, Mistry AM, Chitale R, Khatri P. Abstract P502: Significance of Asymptomatic Hemorrhage After Mechanical Thrombectomy: A Post-Hoc Analysis of the Best Study. Stroke. 2021 Mar;52(Suppl_1):AP502-.

Topiwala K, Mehta T, Tore H, Jagadeesan B. Abstract P431: White-Matter Disease Burden and Cerebral Microbleeds After Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation Support. Stroke. 2021 Mar;52(Suppl_1):AP431-.

Neeharika Krothapalli, Ninad Desai, Ajay Tunguturi, Yan Hou, Smit D. Patel

Neurosyphilis presenting with a large vessel occlusion: A case report.  DOI:10.4103/bc.bc_39_21 BrainCirculation 2021