Michael J Alexander

Summary

Affiliation: Duke University Medical Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi Treatment of an iatrogenic petrous carotid artery pseudoaneurysm with a Symbiot covered stent: technical case report
    Michael J Alexander
    Division of Neurosurgery, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    Neurosurgery 50:658-62. 2002
  2. ncbi Targeting cerebral arteriovenous malformations for minimally invasive therapy
    Michael J Alexander
    Duke Neurovascular Center, Division of Neurosurgery, Duke Clinic, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    Neurosurgery 59:S178-83; discussion S3-13. 2006
  3. ncbi Management of intraprocedural arterial thrombus in cerebral aneurysm embolization with abciximab: technical case report
    Michael J Alexander
    Division of Neurosurgery, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    Neurosurgery 50:899-901; discussion 901-2. 2002
  4. ncbi Endoscopic saphenous vein graft harvest for extracranial-intracranial bypass procedures
    Michael J Alexander
    Division of Neurosurgery, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Surg Neurol 63:565-8; discussion 568. 2005
  5. ncbi Extradural thoracic arteriovenous malformation in a patient with Klippel-Trenaunay-Weber syndrome: case report
    Michael J Alexander
    Division of Neurosurgery and Interventional Neuroradiology, Duke University Medical Center, Duke Clinic, 4505 Busse Building, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Neurosurgery 51:1275-8; discussion 1278-9. 2002
  6. doi Visual complications after stent-assisted endovascular embolization of paraophthalmic and suprasellar variant superior hypophyseal aneurysms: the Duke Cerebrovascular Center experience in 57 patients
    Andrew S Ferrell
    Department of Radiology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina, USA
    World Neurosurg 78:289-94. 2012
  7. doi Combined microsurgical and endovascular treatment of a giant left middle cerebral artery aneurysm
    Ali Zomorodi
    Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina, USA
    J Neurointerv Surg 2:213-6. 2010
  8. ncbi Simvastatin reduces vasospasm after aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage: results of a pilot randomized clinical trial
    John R Lynch
    Departments of Medicine Neurology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Stroke 36:2024-6. 2005
  9. doi Costs of vasospasm in patients with aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage
    Chia Hung Chou
    Duke Clinical Research Institute, Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, North Carolina, USA
    Neurosurgery 67:345-51; discussion 351-2. 2010
  10. ncbi Leukocytosis as an independent risk factor for cerebral vasospasm following aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage
    Matthew J McGirt
    Division of Neurology, Department of Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    J Neurosurg 98:1222-6. 2003

Detail Information

Publications32

  1. ncbi Treatment of an iatrogenic petrous carotid artery pseudoaneurysm with a Symbiot covered stent: technical case report
    Michael J Alexander
    Division of Neurosurgery, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    Neurosurgery 50:658-62. 2002
    ..This report details the case of an acute petrous carotid pseudoaneurysm after a myringotomy procedure that was effectively treated with an expanded polytetrafluoroethylene-covered stent...
  2. ncbi Targeting cerebral arteriovenous malformations for minimally invasive therapy
    Michael J Alexander
    Duke Neurovascular Center, Division of Neurosurgery, Duke Clinic, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    Neurosurgery 59:S178-83; discussion S3-13. 2006
    ..In some cases, embolization alone may be able to angiographically cure an AVM, although this is a small percentage of all AVMs...
  3. ncbi Management of intraprocedural arterial thrombus in cerebral aneurysm embolization with abciximab: technical case report
    Michael J Alexander
    Division of Neurosurgery, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    Neurosurgery 50:899-901; discussion 901-2. 2002
    ..This report describes the use of intravenously administered abciximab for the treatment of intraprocedural arterial thrombus encountered during the coil embolization of a recently ruptured anterior communicating artery aneurysm...
  4. ncbi Endoscopic saphenous vein graft harvest for extracranial-intracranial bypass procedures
    Michael J Alexander
    Division of Neurosurgery, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Surg Neurol 63:565-8; discussion 568. 2005
    ..This report introduces the use of the endoscopic SVG harvest for extracranial-intracranial (EC-IC) bypass procedures...
  5. ncbi Extradural thoracic arteriovenous malformation in a patient with Klippel-Trenaunay-Weber syndrome: case report
    Michael J Alexander
    Division of Neurosurgery and Interventional Neuroradiology, Duke University Medical Center, Duke Clinic, 4505 Busse Building, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Neurosurgery 51:1275-8; discussion 1278-9. 2002
    ..This report details a rare case of an extradural thoracic AVM in a patient with KTW syndrome...
  6. doi Visual complications after stent-assisted endovascular embolization of paraophthalmic and suprasellar variant superior hypophyseal aneurysms: the Duke Cerebrovascular Center experience in 57 patients
    Andrew S Ferrell
    Department of Radiology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina, USA
    World Neurosurg 78:289-94. 2012
    ..To review retrospectively experience with stent-assisted coiling of ophthalmic segment internal carotid artery (ICA) aneurysms to report outcome data and identify the rate of associated visual complications...
  7. doi Combined microsurgical and endovascular treatment of a giant left middle cerebral artery aneurysm
    Ali Zomorodi
    Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina, USA
    J Neurointerv Surg 2:213-6. 2010
    ..In these cases, endovascular trapping of the aneurysm may be undertaken through the bypass graft. The feasibility of this management scheme is demonstrated...
  8. ncbi Simvastatin reduces vasospasm after aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage: results of a pilot randomized clinical trial
    John R Lynch
    Departments of Medicine Neurology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Stroke 36:2024-6. 2005
    ..Cerebral vasospasm remains a major source of morbidity after aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage (SAH). We demonstrate that simvastatin reduces serum markers of brain injury and attenuates vasospasm after SAH...
  9. doi Costs of vasospasm in patients with aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage
    Chia Hung Chou
    Duke Clinical Research Institute, Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, North Carolina, USA
    Neurosurgery 67:345-51; discussion 351-2. 2010
    ..To assess the impact of vasospasm on costs, length of stay, and mortality among inpatients with aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage...
  10. ncbi Leukocytosis as an independent risk factor for cerebral vasospasm following aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage
    Matthew J McGirt
    Division of Neurology, Department of Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    J Neurosurg 98:1222-6. 2003
    ..The goal of this study was to assess whether clinical, radiographic, or serological variables could be used to identify patients at an increased risk for cerebral vasospasm...
  11. ncbi Thromboelastography detects inadequate response to abciximab therapy during stent-assisted cerebral aneurysm coil embolization complicated by stroke
    Frederick W Lombard
    Department of Anesthesiology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Neurocrit Care 4:32-4. 2006
    ..However, we describe a failure of abciximab rescue therapy and discuss the importance of monitoring the variable individual response to abciximab...
  12. ncbi Primary endovascular therapy with clot retrieval and balloon angioplasty for acute basilar artery occlusion
    Osama O Zaidat
    Division of Interventional Neuroradiology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Pediatr Neurosurg 41:323-7. 2005
    ..This case highlights the use of primary neurointerventional devices in children with BA occlusion presenting beyond the conventional therapeutic window for other interventions...
  13. ncbi Early carotid artery stenting and angioplasty in patients with acute ischemic stroke
    Osama O Zaidat
    Division of Interventional Neuroradiology, Duke University Health System, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    Neurosurgery 55:1237-42; discussion 1242-3. 2004
    ..To determine the safety of early percutaneous endovascular carotid angioplasty and stenting (CAS) after an ischemic stroke...
  14. ncbi Use of the peak troponin value to differentiate myocardial infarction from reversible neurogenic left ventricular dysfunction associated with aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage
    Ketan R Bulsara
    Department of Surgery Neurosurgery, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    J Neurosurg 98:524-8. 2003
    ..The authors hypothesized that the cardiac troponin (cTn) trend and/or echocardiogram could be used to differentiate between the two entities...
  15. doi Thromboembolic complications after Neuroform stent-assisted treatment of cerebral aneurysms: the Duke Cerebrovascular Center experience in 235 patients with 274 stents
    Mark L Lessne
    Department of Radiology, Division of Neurointerventional Radiology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    Neurosurgery 69:369-75. 2011
    ..The Neuroform Stent has facilitated the endovascular treatment of wide-necked cerebral aneurysms. It is unknown which factors pose risks of thromboembolic events after stent placement...
  16. ncbi Dynamic CT perfusion imaging with acetazolamide challenge for the preprocedural evaluation of a patient with symptomatic middle cerebral artery occlusive disease
    James D Eastwood
    Department of Radiology, Division of Neuroradiology, Box 3808 Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710 3808, USA
    AJNR Am J Neuroradiol 23:285-7. 2002
    ..Dynamic CT perfusion imaging represents a widely available and minimally invasive alternative to other available methods of cerebral perfusion imaging...
  17. ncbi Dynamic contrast-enhanced magnetic resonance angiography of vascular malformations in pediatric patients. Case report
    Srinivasan Mukundan
    Department of Radiology, Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, North Carolina, USA
    J Neurosurg 107:228-31. 2007
    ..This lesion was confirmed on catheter angiography, and definitive treatment via embolization was undertaken in a single session. The patient's therapeutic response will be followed with surveillance dynamic MR imaging...
  18. ncbi De novo cerebral arteriovenous malformation: case report
    Ketan R Bulsara
    Division of Neurosurgery, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    Neurosurgery 50:1137-40; discussion 1140-1. 2002
    ..Arteriovenous malformations (AVMs) are generally thought to have a congenital cause. This is the first report of an angiographically proven de novo cerebral AVM in an adult patient without previous vascular abnormality...
  19. ncbi Delayed stenosis following placement of a polyethylene terephthalate endograft in the cervical carotid artery. Report of three cases
    Tony P Smith
    Department of Radiology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    J Neurosurg 98:421-5. 2003
    ..Although the Wallgraft endoprosthesis produced good initial results for the treatment of cervical CA pseudoaneurysms, as demonstrated on radiography, it was associated with a high rate of stenosis or occlusion in all three patients...
  20. ncbi Medical versus surgical therapy for spontaneous intracranial hemorrhage
    Kenneth M Little
    Division of Neurosurgery, Duke University Medical Center, PO Box 3807, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Neurosurg Clin N Am 13:339-47. 2002
    ..g., craniotomy, craniectomy, stereotactic needle aspiration, stereotactically guided endoscopic evacuation). Trials designed specifically to compare different surgical methods would be helpful...
  21. ncbi Characteristics of nontraumatic subarachnoid hemorrhage in the United States in 2003
    Alisa M Shea
    Center for Clinical and Genetic Economics, Duke Clinical Research Institute, Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, North Carolina 27715, USA
    Neurosurgery 61:1131-7; discussion 1137-8. 2007
    ..We examined the epidemiology and in-hospital outcomes of nontraumatic SAH in the United States...
  22. ncbi Long-term outcome of endovascular stenting for symptomatic basilar artery stenosis
    Osama O Zaidat
    Neurology 65:1340-1; author reply 1340-1. 2005
  23. ncbi Risk of cerebral vasopasm after subarachnoid hemorrhage reduced by statin therapy: A multivariate analysis of an institutional experience
    Matthew J McGirt
    Department of Neurosurgery, The Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, Maryland 21287, USA
    J Neurosurg 105:671-4. 2006
    ..The authors hypothesized that patients chronically treated with statins would have a decreased risk of symptomatic vasospasm after SAH...
  24. ncbi Intracerebral hemorrhages associated with neurointerventional procedures using a combination of antithrombotic agents including abciximab
    Adnan I Qureshi
    Department of Neurosurgery and Toshiba Stroke Research Center, School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, University at Buffalo, State University of New York, Buffalo, NY, USA
    Stroke 33:1916-9. 2002
    ..We report the occurrence of fatal intracerebral hemorrhage associated with using a combination of antithrombotic agents, including abciximab, in patients undergoing neurointerventional procedures...
  25. ncbi Transbrachial stent-assisted coil embolization of right posterior inferior cerebellar artery aneurysm: technical case report
    Osama O Zaidat
    Department of Neurology, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53226, USA
    J Neuroimaging 17:344-7. 2007
    ..We describe a case of stent-assisted coil embolization of a wide neck right posterior inferior cerebellar artery (PICA) aneurysm via a transbrachial artery approach...
  26. ncbi Thrombolytic therapy of acute ischemic stroke: correlation of angiographic recanalization with clinical outcome
    Osama O Zaidat
    Department of Neurology, Case Western University Medical Center, Cleveland, OH, USA
    AJNR Am J Neuroradiol 26:880-4. 2005
    ..We studied the effect of recanalization following intraarterial (IA) and intravenous/IA (IV/IA) rtPA on clinical outcome in AIS...
  27. ncbi The value of CT angiography and transcranial doppler sonography in triaging suspected cerebral vasospasm in SAH prior to endovascular therapy
    Catalina C Ionita
    Stroke Neurocritical Care Department, Millard Fillmore Gates Hospital, State University of New York, Buffalo, NY 14209, USA
    Neurocrit Care 9:8-12. 2008
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  28. pmc The NIH registry on use of the Wingspan stent for symptomatic 70-99% intracranial arterial stenosis
    O O Zaidat
    Associate Medical College of Wisconsin Froedtert Hospital, 9200 W Wisconsin Avenue, Milwaukee, WI 53226, USA
    Neurology 70:1518-24. 2008
    ..The Wingspan intracranial stent is another therapeutic option but there are limited data on the technical success of stenting and outcome of patients with 70% to 99% stenosis treated with a Wingspan stent...
  29. ncbi Endovascular treatment of inadvertent cannulation of the vertebro-subclavian arterial junction
    Thomas J Wolfe
    Department of Neurology, Medical College of Wisconsin Froedtert Hospital, 9200 W Wisconsin Avenue, Milwaukee, WI 53226, USA
    Neurocrit Care 6:113-6. 2007
    ..Inadvertent arterial cannulation at a noncompressible site is a highly risky complication of central venous line placement...
  30. ncbi Correlation of serum brain natriuretic peptide with hyponatremia and delayed ischemic neurological deficits after subarachnoid hemorrhage
    Matthew J McGirt
    Department of Neurosurgery, The Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Neurosurgery 54:1369-73; discussion 1373-4. 2004
    ..We examined the temporal relationship between serum BNP elevation, hyponatremia, and the onset of delayed ischemic neurological deficits and determined whether serum BNP levels correlated with the 2-week outcome after SAH...
  31. ncbi Anteroinferior cerebellar artery aneurysms: surgical approaches and outcomes--a review of 34 cases
    L Fernando Gonzalez
    Division of Neurological Surgery, Barrow Neurological Institute, Phoenix, Arizona, USA
    Neurosurgery 55:1025-35. 2004
    ..Anteroinferior cerebellar artery (AICA) aneurysms are rare lesions whose treatment requires expertise in vascular, endovascular, and cranial base surgery. This article presents the largest series treated at one center...
  32. ncbi Intra-arterial thrombolytic therapy in peri-coronary angiography ischemic stroke
    Osama O Zaidat
    Department of Neurology, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
    Stroke 36:1089-90. 2005
    ..Intra-arterial thrombolysis (IAT) for peri-coronary angiography (CA) stroke may be safe and efficacious. However, IAT may increase the risk of intracranial hemorrhage (ICH)...