Andrew Caras
University of Toledo Medical Center
Publications 4
#1Andrew Caras (University of Toledo Medical Center)
#2Luke MuggeH-Index: 1
Last.Azedine Medkour (University of Toledo Medical Center)
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Abstract Background Diffusion tensor imaging (DTI), functional MRI (fMRI), and intraoperative magnetic resonance imaging (iMRI) permit greater visualization and more accurate pre-surgical planning. Meta-analysis of these techniques for maximizing resection, post-operative functionality and survival may further validate purported strengths of these techniques compared to standard neuronavigation. Methods A systematic search of the PubMed database was conducted in line with the PRISMA guidelines f...
#1William Kyle Miller (University of Toledo Medical Center)
#2Andrew Caras (University of Toledo Medical Center)
Last.Jason L. Schroeder (University of Toledo Medical Center)H-Index: 7
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Background Despite improved medical management, the incidence of spinal pathology remains high in patients with Parkinson disease (PD). Several studies have investigated lumbar spine surgery in this population, but data regarding costs and perioperative complications for patients undergoing cervical decompression/fusion on a nationwide scale are lacking. Methods Cases of cervical spinal decompression, fusion, or exploration in years 2008–2014 were collected via the Healthcare Cost and Utilizatio...
#1Luke MuggeH-Index: 1
Last.Azedine MedhkourH-Index: 6
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