Robert D Ecker

Summary

Affiliation: Mayo Clinic
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi Symptomatic C1-2 fusion failure due to a fracture of the lateral C-1 posterior arch in a patient with rheumatoid arthritis. Case report and review of the literature
    R D Ecker
    Department of Neurosurgery, Mayo Clinic and Foundation, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
    J Neurosurg 94:137-9. 2001
  2. ncbi Cost of treating high-risk symptomatic carotid artery stenosis: stent insertion and angioplasty compared with endarterectomy
    Robert D Ecker
    Department of Neurologic Surgery, Mayo Clinic and Foundation, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
    J Neurosurg 101:904-7. 2004
  3. ncbi Hemangiopericytoma in the central nervous system: treatment, pathological features, and long-term follow up in 38 patients
    Robert D Ecker
    Department of Neurologic Surgery, The Mayo Clinic and Foundation, Rochester, Minnesota, USA
    J Neurosurg 98:1182-7. 2003
  4. ncbi Delayed ischemic deficit after resection of a large intracranial dermoid: case report and review of the literature
    Robert D Ecker
    Department of Neurologic Surgery, Mayo Clinic and Foundation, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
    Neurosurgery 52:706-10; discussion 709-10. 2003
  5. pmc Footprints of coagulopathy
    R D Ecker
    Department of Neurosurgery, Mayo Clinic and Foundation, Rochester, Minnesota, USA
    J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 73:534. 2002
  6. ncbi Acute neuroform stenting of a symptomatic petrous dissection
    Robert D Ecker
    Department of Neurosurgery, Millard Fillmore Gates Hospital, Kaleida Health, Buffalo, New York 14209, USA
    J Invasive Cardiol 19:E137-8. 2007
  7. doi Complications of carotid artery stenting at a high-volume teaching center: experience of University at Buffalo endovascular fellows from 2004 to 2006
    Robert D Ecker
    Millard Fillmore Gates Hospital, Kaleida Health, Department of Neurosurgery, School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, University at Buffalo, State University of New York, Buffalo, New York, USA
    Neurosurgery 62:812-6; discussion 816. 2008
  8. ncbi Current concepts in the management of intracranial atherosclerotic disease
    Robert D Ecker
    Department of Neurosurgery, School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, University at Buffalo, State University of New York, 14209, USA
    Neurosurgery 59:S210-8; discussion S3-13. 2006
  9. ncbi Stent-assisted intracranial recanalization for acute stroke: early results
    Elad I Levy
    Department of Neurosurgery, Toshiba Stroke Research Center, School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, University at Buffalo, State University of New York, Buffalo, New York 14209, USA
    Neurosurgery 58:458-63; discussion 458-63. 2006
  10. ncbi A prospective cost-effectiveness study of trigeminal neuralgia surgery
    Bruce E Pollock
    Department of Neurological Surgery and the Division of Radiation Oncology, Mayo Clinic and Foundation, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Clin J Pain 21:317-22. 2005

Detail Information

Publications34

  1. ncbi Symptomatic C1-2 fusion failure due to a fracture of the lateral C-1 posterior arch in a patient with rheumatoid arthritis. Case report and review of the literature
    R D Ecker
    Department of Neurosurgery, Mayo Clinic and Foundation, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
    J Neurosurg 94:137-9. 2001
    ..This unique complication occurred secondary to continued resorption of the C1-2 rheumatoid pannus. Two years after occipitocervical fusion the patient has made a complete neurological recovery...
  2. ncbi Cost of treating high-risk symptomatic carotid artery stenosis: stent insertion and angioplasty compared with endarterectomy
    Robert D Ecker
    Department of Neurologic Surgery, Mayo Clinic and Foundation, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
    J Neurosurg 101:904-7. 2004
    ....
  3. ncbi Hemangiopericytoma in the central nervous system: treatment, pathological features, and long-term follow up in 38 patients
    Robert D Ecker
    Department of Neurologic Surgery, The Mayo Clinic and Foundation, Rochester, Minnesota, USA
    J Neurosurg 98:1182-7. 2003
    ..The authors reviewed the Mayo Clinic experience with the treatment of hemangiopericytoma in the primary central nervous system (CNS)...
  4. ncbi Delayed ischemic deficit after resection of a large intracranial dermoid: case report and review of the literature
    Robert D Ecker
    Department of Neurologic Surgery, Mayo Clinic and Foundation, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
    Neurosurgery 52:706-10; discussion 709-10. 2003
    ..A unique case of delayed ischemic deficit after resection of a large intracranial dermoid is presented...
  5. pmc Footprints of coagulopathy
    R D Ecker
    Department of Neurosurgery, Mayo Clinic and Foundation, Rochester, Minnesota, USA
    J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 73:534. 2002
  6. ncbi Acute neuroform stenting of a symptomatic petrous dissection
    Robert D Ecker
    Department of Neurosurgery, Millard Fillmore Gates Hospital, Kaleida Health, Buffalo, New York 14209, USA
    J Invasive Cardiol 19:E137-8. 2007
    ..Revascularization was accomplished with the placement of an intracranial stent (Neuroform III, Boston Scientific Corp., Natick, Massachusetts). The patient had a good clinical and radiographic outcome...
  7. doi Complications of carotid artery stenting at a high-volume teaching center: experience of University at Buffalo endovascular fellows from 2004 to 2006
    Robert D Ecker
    Millard Fillmore Gates Hospital, Kaleida Health, Department of Neurosurgery, School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, University at Buffalo, State University of New York, Buffalo, New York, USA
    Neurosurgery 62:812-6; discussion 816. 2008
    ..This review of fellowship experience with more than 200 CAS cases was undertaken to ascertain the 30-day morbidity and mortality rates at a high-volume endovascular training center with a well-established system for teaching CAS...
  8. ncbi Current concepts in the management of intracranial atherosclerotic disease
    Robert D Ecker
    Department of Neurosurgery, School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, University at Buffalo, State University of New York, 14209, USA
    Neurosurgery 59:S210-8; discussion S3-13. 2006
    ..In this article, the most recent clinical developments and concepts for the diagnosis and endovascular treatment of intracranial atherosclerotic disease are discussed...
  9. ncbi Stent-assisted intracranial recanalization for acute stroke: early results
    Elad I Levy
    Department of Neurosurgery, Toshiba Stroke Research Center, School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, University at Buffalo, State University of New York, Buffalo, New York 14209, USA
    Neurosurgery 58:458-63; discussion 458-63. 2006
    ..Current recanalization rates are 50 to 60% for IA thrombolysis. Stent-assisted recanalization in the setting of acute stroke after failed thrombolysis may improve recanalization rates...
  10. ncbi A prospective cost-effectiveness study of trigeminal neuralgia surgery
    Bruce E Pollock
    Department of Neurological Surgery and the Division of Radiation Oncology, Mayo Clinic and Foundation, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Clin J Pain 21:317-22. 2005
    ....
  11. ncbi Workforce needs for endovascular neurosurgery
    Robert D Ecker
    Department of Neurosurgery, School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, University at Buffalo, State University of New York, 14209, USA
    Neurosurgery 59:S271-6; discussion S3-13. 2006
    ..The workforce needs for endovascular surgeons in neurosurgery will be determined by the patients, the willingness of neurosurgeons to embrace endovascular techniques, and the broad scope of cerebrovascular disorders that can be treated...
  12. ncbi Reversal of a 30-h fixed deficit with carotid angioplasty and stenting: technical note
    Eric Sauvageau
    Department of Neurosurgery, School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, University at Buffalo, State University of New York, NY, USA
    Neuroradiology 48:259-63. 2006
    ..Carotid angioplasty with stent placement was performed and resulted in dramatic clinical improvement. Carotid stenosis can cause acute hemodynamic hypoperfusion with a symptomatic reversible clinical deficit...
  13. doi Variant of subclavian steal in the setting of ipsilateral common carotid artery occlusion: case report
    Ramachandra P Tummala
    Department of Neurosurgery, Millard Fillmore Gates Hospital, Kaleida Health, Buffalo, NY 14209, USA
    J Neuroimaging 19:271-3. 2009
    ..The steal and symptoms resolved after stenting of the left SA stenosis...
  14. ncbi Cerebral endovascular neurosurgery
    L Nelson Hopkins
    Department of Neurosurgery, Millard Fillmore Gates Hospital, Kaleida Health, and Department of Neurosurgery, School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, University at Buffalo, State University of New York, Buffalo, New York, USA
    Neurosurgery 62:1483-501; discussion 1501-2. 2008
    ..New concepts and applications for endovascular treatment of epilepsy and multiple sclerosis are mentioned. The potential for nanotechnology in this field and the future endovascular suite are envisioned...
  15. ncbi Recurrent subependymoma treated with radiosurgery
    Robert D Ecker
    Department of Neurological Surgery, Mayo Clinic and Foundation, Rochester, MN, USA
    Stereotact Funct Neurosurg 82:58-60. 2004
    ..CONCLUSIONS: Subependymoma may be added to the list of primary glial neoplasms that have been successfully managed with stereotactic radiosurgery. Also, we add a case of presumed CM following radiation therapy to the literature...
  16. ncbi CSNS Resident Award: the economics of trigeminal neuralgia surgery
    Robert D Ecker
    Department of Neurological Surgery, Mayo Clinic and Foundation, Rochester, Minnesota, USA
    Clin Neurosurg 50:387-95. 2003
  17. ncbi Same-segment and adjacent-segment disease following posterior cervical foraminotomy
    Michelle J Clarke
    Department of Neurosurgery, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
    J Neurosurg Spine 6:5-9. 2007
    ..The cervical foraminotomy was pioneered in the 1940s to address radicular symptoms via a posterior approach, but the long-term outcome has not been adequately studied...
  18. ncbi Durability of carotid endarterectomy
    Robert D Ecker
    Department of Neurosurgery, Mayo Clinic and Foundation, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Stroke 34:2941-4. 2003
    ..We sought to determine the incidence of recurrent stenosis after carotid endarterectomy...
  19. ncbi Cerebellar hemorrhage after spinal surgery: report of two cases and literature review
    Jonathan A Friedman
    Department of Neurologic Surgery, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota, USA
    Neurosurgery 50:1361-3; discussion 1363-4. 2002
    ....
  20. ncbi Does famotidine induce thrombocytopenia in neurosurgical patients?
    Robert D Ecker
    Department of Neurosurgery, Division of Critical Care Neurology, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Foundation, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
    J Neurosurg Anesthesiol 16:291-3. 2004
    ....
  21. doi The evolution of the treatment of traumatic cerebrovascular injury during wartime
    Randy S Bell
    Department of Neurosurgery, National Naval Medical Center, Bethesda, Maryland 20889, USA
    Neurosurg Focus 28:E5. 2010
    ..Historical approaches will be reviewed, and the importance of modern endovascular techniques will be emphasized...
  22. pmc Aspirin allergy desensitization in cerebrovascular disease. A report of two cases, literature review and management guide for the neurointerventionalist
    Scott L Zuckerman
    Department of Neurosurgery, Vanderbilt University Medical Center Nashville, TN, USA
    Interv Neuroradiol 20:5-11. 2014
    ..ASA desensitization is a safe and simple way to manage ASA hypersensitivity. We provide comprehensive management guidelines for the neurointerventionalist engaging in ASA desensitization. ..
  23. ncbi Vision of the future: initial experience with intraoperative real-time high-resolution dynamic infrared imaging. Technical note
    Robert D Ecker
    Department of Neurological Surgery, Mayo Clinic and Foundation, Rochester, Minnesota, USA
    J Neurosurg 97:1460-71. 2002
    ....
  24. ncbi "Internal cross-clamping" for symptomatic internal carotid artery thrombus. Report of two cases
    Robert D Ecker
    Department of Neurosurgery and Toshiba Stroke Research Center, State University of New York, USA
    J Neurosurg 107:1223-7. 2007
    ..This treatment strategy should be added to the armamentarium of endovascular surgeons in selected patients with symptomatic carotid intraluminal thrombus...
  25. ncbi Carotid artery stenting: evidence-based treatment
    Robert D Ecker
    Department of Neurosurgery and Toshiba Stroke Research Center, School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, University of Buffalo, State University of New York, USA
    Clin Neurosurg 53:217-22. 2006
  26. ncbi Perforation of external carotid artery branch arteries during endoluminal carotid revascularization procedures: consequences and management
    Robert D Ecker
    Department of Neurosurgery and Toshiba Stroke Research Center, School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, University at Buffalo, State University of New York, 3 Gates Circle, Buffalo, NY 14209, USA
    J Invasive Cardiol 17:292-5. 2005
    ..Early recognition of the perforation, prompt treatment of the bleeding, and control of the patient's airway are necessary to avoid a potentially catastrophic outcome...
  27. ncbi Toward clinical equipoise: the current case for carotid angioplasty and stent placement
    Elad I Levy
    Department of Neurosurgery and Toshiba Stroke Research Center, School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, University at Buffalo, State University of New York, Buffalo, New York 14209, USA
    Neurosurg Focus 18:e3. 2005
    ..Additionally, they review the role of noninvasive imaging modalities for the diagnosis and surveillance of CA disease in these high-risk patients...
  28. ncbi Endovascular management of carotid artery disease after radiation therapy and radical neck dissection
    Robert D Ecker
    Department of Neurosurgery and Toshiba Stroke Research Center, School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, University at Buffalo, State University of New York, Buffalo, New York 14209, USA
    Neurosurg Focus 18:e8. 2005
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the efficacy of endovascular treatment as an alternative therapy for radiation-induced CA stenosis...
  29. doi Optimal treatment of carotid artery disease
    Elad I Levy
    Department of Neurosurgery and Toshiba Stroke Research Center, University at Buffalo, State University of New York, Buffalo, New York 14209, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 51:979-85. 2008
    ..We review the data published to date regarding the indications for and recent developments in the use of CAS...
  30. ncbi Intravascular ultrasound identification of intraluminal embolic plaque material during carotid angioplasty with stenting
    J Christopher Wehman
    Department of Neurosurgery and Toshiba Stroke Research Center, University at Buffalo, State University of New York, Buffalo, NY 14209, USA
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 68:853-7. 2006
    ..Strokes complicating CAS are most commonly caused by the liberation and distal embolization of embolic material from plaque during the procedure...
  31. ncbi Contralateral vertebral approach for stenting and coil embolization of a large, thrombosed vertebral-posterior inferior cerebellar artery aneurysm. Case report
    Robert D Ecker
    Millard Fillmore Gates Hospital, Kaleida Health, 14209, USA
    J Neurosurg 107:1214-6. 2007
    ..Six weeks later, coils were inserted into the aneurysm from the ipsilateral side. The coil result was stable at the 3-month follow-up examination...
  32. ncbi Recent advances in endoluminal revascularization for intracranial atherosclerotic disease
    Eric Sauvageau
    Department of Neurosurgery and Toshiba Stroke Research Center, School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, State University of New York, University at Buffalo, Buffalo, New York 14209 1194, USA
    Neurol Res 27:S89-94. 2005
    ..Drug eluting-stents have the promise of decreasing the risk of restenosis. In this review, the most recent clinical, laboratory, and technical details for the treatment of intracranial angioplasty and stenting are discussed...
  33. ncbi Thirty-day morbidity and mortality rates for carotid artery intervention by surgeons who perform both carotid endarterectomy and carotid artery angioplasty and stent placement
    Robert D Ecker
    Millard Fillmore Gates Hospital, Kaleida Health, 14209, USA
    J Neurosurg 106:217-21. 2007
    ..At the University at Buffalo, the same neurosurgeons perform triage in patients with CA disease and perform both CEA and CAS insertion. The authors review morbidity and mortality rates in this practice model...
  34. ncbi Acute M2 bifurcation stenting for cerebral infarction: lessons learned from the heart: technical case report
    Elad I Levy
    Department of Neurosurgery and Toshiba Stroke Research Center, School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, University at Buffalo, State University of New York, Buffalo, New York 14209, USA
    Neurosurgery 58:E588; discussion E588. 2006
    ..Intracranial stenting for acute ischemic stroke after failed thrombolysis is now possible because of improved delivery systems and appropriately sized stents...