Recent Publications and Presentations

Neurology Residency Program University of Illinois at Chicago

Recent resident-driven publications and presentations (partial):
Ruland S; Ahmed A; Thomas K; Zhao M; Amin-Hanjani S; Du X; and Charbel FT.  Pial Leptomeningeal Collateral Volume Flow Assessed by Quantitative Magnetic Resonance Imaging in Large Vessel Cerebrovascular Disease. Journal of Neuroimaging 2008; 19(1): 27-30.Christensen JA, Bressler L, Bath K, Chichili S, Villano JL. Rapid tumor doubling in the CNS. J Neurooncol. 2008 Mar;87(1):119-21.   

Grysiewicz R
, Thomas K, Pandey D. Epidemiology of Ischemic and Hemorrhagic Stroke: Incidence, Prevalence, Mortality and Risk Factors; Neurologic Clinics, Volume 26, Issue 4 (November 2008)      

Majic T
, Aiyagari V. Cerebrovascular manifestations of pheochromocytoma and the implications of a missed diagnosis. Neurocrit Care. 2008;9(3):378-81. PubMed PMID: 18509763.

Mateo Calderon-Arnulphi; Sepideh Amin-Hanjani; Ali Alaraj; Meide Zhao; Xinjian Du; Sean Ruland;  Xiaohong Joe Zhou; Keith R. Thulborn; Fady T. Charbel.  In Vivo Evaluation of Quantitative Magnetic Resonance Angiography in a Canine Carotid Artery Stenosis Model. AJNR. 2011 Sep;32(8):1552-9.

Amin-Hanjani S., Alaraj A., Calderon-Arnulphi Mateo, Aletich V., Thulborn K., Charbel F. Detection of Intracranial in-stent restenosis using Quantitative magnetic resonance angiography. Stroke. 2010;41(11):2534-8

Calderon-Arnulphi, Mateo ; Alaraj, Ali1; Slavin, Konstantin. Near infrared technology in neuroscience: past, present and future. Neurological Research, 2009;31: 605-614(10)

James L. Stone, Mateo Calderon-Arnulphi, Karriem S. Watson, Ketan Patel, Navneet S. Mander, Nichole Suss, John Fino, John R. Hughes Clinical Brainstem Auditory Evoked Potentials–A Review and Modified Studies in Healthy Subjects. Journal of Clinical Neurophysiology, 2009;26: 167–175.

Chan, M., Alaraj, A., Calderon, M., Herrera, S. R., Gao, W., Ruland, S., Roitberg, B. Z. Prediction of ventriculoperitoneal shunt dependency in patients with aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage. Journal of Neurosurgery, 2009. 110(1): p. 44-9.

Aiyagari V, Munson T, Nair A, Gao W, Testai FD. 7th Annual Neurocritical Care Society Meeting, New Orleans, LA (11/2009) “Predictors of increased intracranial pressure in intracerebral hemorrhage”.

Nair A, Testai FD, American Academy of Neurology (AAN) Annual Meeting, Toronto, Canada (04/2010) “Atypical Presentation of Posterior Reversible Leukoencephalopathy in a Sickle Cell Patient”.

Bansal V, Kansal M, Rowin J. Broken heart syndrome in myasthenia gravis.  Muscle Nerve. 2011 Dec;44(6):990-3.

Carbunar O, Bicknese A : "MRI findings with duplication of
17q12 chromosome region in a 17 year old". 64th AAN Annual Meeting,
April 21-28, 2012.

Carbunar O, Dixit K, Aiyagari A, Pedelty L :
"Transient global amnesia precipitated by dobutamine stress test".
64th AAN Annual Meeting, April 21-28, 2012.

Singh SK, Bansal VK, Wiley EL, Valyi-Nagy T, Villano JL.Long-term survival in an untreated patient with leptomeningeal carcinomatosis from breast primary. Clin Neurol Neurosurg. 2012 Jun 22..

Egel RT, Lee A, Bump T, Javois A.  Isolated cataplexy in the differential diagnosis of drop attacks: a case of successful clinical diagnosis and treatment.  Case Report Neurol Med. 2012;2012:757586.

Nouh A, Ali AM, Wichter MD, Messer E.  One of the oldest patients with Neuromyelitis Optica in the literature. Mult Scler. 2012 Aug 20.

Rowin J, Thiruppathi M, Arhebamen E, Sheng J, Prabhakar BS, Meriggioli MN.  Granulocyte macrophage colony-stimulating factor treatment of a patient in myasthenic crisis: Effects on regulatory T cells. Muscle Nerve. 2012 Sep;46(3):449-53.