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Kalani, Yashar

Yashar Kalani

Primary Appointment

Neurological Surgery

Contact Information

Department of Neurological Surgery
Charlottesville,, Virginia 22904
Telephone: 434.924.2735
Fax: 434.924.9656
Email: yk6z@virginia.edu

Research Interests

Stem cell biology, regenerative medicine, stroke, Wnt signaling, neurogenesis, vasculogenesis, angiogenesis

Research Description

Central Nervous System Development and Regeneration, Central Nervous System Tumors, Extracellular RNAs (ex-RNAs) as Signaling Molecules and Biomarkers in Development and Disease, Stem Cell Biology, Vascular Development, Central Nervous System Vascular Malformations, Cerebral Aneurysms, Stroke

Selected Publications

Ilyas A, Chen CJ, Ding D, Romeo A, Buell TJ, Wang TR, Kalani MYS, Park MS, Magnetic resonance-guided, high-intensity focused ultrasound sonolysis: potential applications for stroke., 2018; Neurosurgical focus. 44(2) E12 PMID: 29385918 |

Kalani MYS, Yagmurlu K, Martirosyan NL, Nakaji P, Keyhole Contralateral Interhemispheric Endoscopic-Assisted Resection of an Ependymoma of the Third Ventricle., 2018; Operative neurosurgery (Hagerstown, Md.). 14(2) 203 PMID: 29351681 |

Eli I, Gamboa NT, Joyce EJ, Park MS, Taussky P, Schmidt RH, Couldwell WT, McDonald J, Whitehead KJ, Kalani MYS, Clinical presentation and treatment paradigms in patients with hereditary hemorrhagic telangiectasia and spinal vascular malformations., 2018; Journal of clinical neuroscience : official journal of the Neurosurgical Society of Australasia. () PMID: 29398197 |

Ilyas A, Chen CJ, Ding D, Foreman PM, Buell TJ, Ironside N, Taylor DG, Kalani MY, Park MS, Southerland AM, Worrall BB, Endovascular Mechanical Thrombectomy for Acute Ischemic Stroke under General Anesthesia versus Conscious Sedation: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis., 2018; World neurosurgery. () PMID: 29355808 |

Kalani MYS, Spetzler RF, Combined Endovascular and Microsurgical Treatment of a Premotor Arteriovenous Malformation: 2-Dimensional Operative Video., 2018; Operative neurosurgery (Hagerstown, Md.). () PMID: 29346607 |

Rao ACA, Shah SA, Sim BWC, Yun STH, Jain NS, Kalani Y, Francis IC, Neuroradiological Endovascular Intervention for Diplopia in a Case of Aneurysmal Aberrant Regeneration of the Third Nerve., 2017; Cureus. 9(6) e1340 PMID: 28706764 | PMCID: PMC5507761

Baranoski JF, Kalani MYS, Przybylowski CJ, Zabramski JM, Corrigendum: Cerebral Cavernous Malformations: Review of the Genetic and Protein-Protein Interactions Resulting in Disease Pathogenesis., 2017; Frontiers in surgery. 4() 31 PMID: 28721350 | PMCID: PMC5513895

Martirosyan NL, Turner GH, Kaufman J, Patel AA, Belykh E, Kalani MY, Theodore N, Preul MC, Manganese-enhanced MRI Offers Correlation with Severity of Spinal Cord Injury in Experimental Models., 2017; The open neuroimaging journal. 10() 139-147 PMID: 28144384 | PMCID: PMC5226969

Saugstad JA, Lusardi TA, Van Keuren-Jensen KR, Phillips JI, Lind B, Harrington CA, McFarland TJ, Courtright AL, Reiman RA, Yeri AS, Kalani MYS, Adelson PD, Arango J, Nolan JP, Duggan E, Messer K, Akers JC, Galasko DR, Quinn JF, Carter BS, Hochberg FH, Analysis of extracellular RNA in cerebrospinal fluid., 2017; Journal of extracellular vesicles. 6(1) 1317577 PMID: 28717417 | PMCID: PMC5505019

Martirosyan NL, Patel AA, Carotenuto A, Kalani MY, Bohl MA, Preul MC, Theodore N, The role of therapeutic hypothermia in the management of acute spinal cord injury., 2017; Clinical neurology and neurosurgery. 154() 79-88 PMID: 28131967 |

Taylor LI, Dickerson JC, Dambrino RJ, Kalani MYS, Taussky P, Washington CW, Park MS, Platelet testing in flow diversion: a review of the evidence., 2017; Neurosurgical focus. 42(6) E5 PMID: 28565991 |

Ya?murlu K, Kalani MYS, Martirosyan NL, Safavi-Abbasi S, Belykh E, Laarakker AS, Nakaji P, Zabramski JM, Preul MC, Spetzler RF, Maxillary Artery to Middle Cerebral Artery Bypass: A Novel Technique for Exposure of the Maxillary Artery., 2017; World neurosurgery. 100() 540-550 PMID: 28089839 |

Kilburg C, Taussky P, Kalani MY, Park MS, Novel use of flow diversion for the treatment of aneurysms associated with arteriovenous malformations., 2017; Neurosurgical focus. 42(6) E7 PMID: 28565984 |

Ya?murlu K, Zaidi HA, Kalani MYS, Rhoton AL, Preul MC, Spetzler RF, Anterior interhemispheric transsplenial approach to pineal region tumors: anatomical study and illustrative case., 2017; Journal of neurosurgery. 128(1) 182-192 PMID: 28084911 |

Mendes GAC, Kalani MYS, Iosif C, Lucena AF, Carvalho R, Saleme S, Mounayer C, Transvenous Curative Embolization of Cerebral Arteriovenous Malformations: A Prospective Cohort Study., 2017; Neurosurgery. () PMID: 29281075 |

Awad AW, Moon K, Yoon N, Mazur MD, Kalani MYS, Taussky P, McDougall CG, Albuquerque FC, Park MS, Flow diversion of tandem cerebral aneurysms: a multi-institutional retrospective study., 2017; Neurosurgical focus. 42(6) E10 PMID: 28565979 |

Tvrdik P, Kalani MYS, In Vivo Imaging of Microglial Calcium Signaling in Brain Inflammation and Injury., 2017; International journal of molecular sciences. 18(11) PMID: 29117112 | PMCID: PMC5713335

Mulholland CB, Kalani MYS, Albuquerque FC, Endovascular management of intracranial dural arteriovenous fistulas., 2017; Handbook of clinical neurology. 143() 117-123 PMID: 28552133 |

Kalani MYS, Yagmurlu K, Martirosyan NL, Spetzler RF, Transsylvian, Transanterior Sulcus Approach to Basal Ganglia Cavernous Malformations., 2017; Operative neurosurgery (Hagerstown, Md.). 13(6) 756 PMID: 28541482 |

Kalani MYS, Theodore N, Editorial: Personalized Medicine and Neurosurgery., 2017; Frontiers in surgery. 4() 19 PMID: 28443286 | PMCID: PMC5385455

Xu DS, Levitt MR, Kalani MYS, Rangel-Castilla L, Mulholland CB, Abecassis IJ, Morton RP, Nerva JD, Siddiqui AH, Levy EI, Spetzler RF, Albuquerque FC, McDougall CG, Dolichoectatic aneurysms of the vertebrobasilar system: clinical and radiographic factors that predict poor outcomes., 2017; Journal of neurosurgery. 128(2) 560-566 PMID: 28387624 |

Karsy M, Brock A, Guan J, Taussky P, Kalani MY, Park MS, Neuroprotective strategies and the underlying molecular basis of cerebrovascular stroke., 2017; Neurosurgical focus. 42(4) E3 PMID: 28366066 |

Fennell VS, Martirosyan NL, Atwal GS, Kalani MYS, Ponce FA, Lemole GM, Dumont TM, Spetzler RF, Hemodynamics Associated With Intracerebral Arteriovenous Malformations: The Effects of Treatment Modalities., 2017; Neurosurgery. () PMID: 29267943 |

Yoon NK, Awad AW, Kalani MY, Taussky P, Park MS, Stent technology in ischemic stroke., 2017; Neurosurgical focus. 42(4) E11 PMID: 28366059 |

Bozkurt B, Kalani MYS, Ya?murlu K, Belykh E, Preul MC, Nakaji P, Spetzler RF, Low retrosigmoid infratonsillar approach to lateral medullary lesions., 2017; World neurosurgery. () PMID: 29258935 |

Kilburg C, Scott McNally J, de Havenon A, Taussky P, Kalani MY, Park MS, Advanced imaging in acute ischemic stroke., 2017; Neurosurgical focus. 42(4) E10 PMID: 28366054 |

Walker CT, Kalani MYS, Oppenlander ME, Godzik J, Martirosyan NL, Standerfer RJ, Theodore N, Circumferential dural resection technique and reconstruction for the removal of giant calcified transdural herniated thoracic discs., 2017; Journal of neurosurgery. Spine. 28(2) 167-172 PMID: 29192875 |

Kalani MYS, Ya?murlu K, Spetzler RF, The interpeduncular fossa approach for resection of ventromedial midbrain lesions., 2017; Journal of neurosurgery. () 1-6 PMID: 28298049 |

Ya?murlu K, Kalani MYS, Chaddad-Neto F, Cevik OM, Bozkurt B, Belykh E, Doria-Netto HL, Grande AW, Preul MC, Spetzler RF, Anterior temporal artery to posterior cerebral artery bypass for revascularization of the posterior circulation: An anatomical study., 2017; Journal of clinical neuroscience : official journal of the Neurosurgical Society of Australasia. 47() 337-340 PMID: 29110993 |

Kalani MYS, Wanebo JE, Martirosyan NL, Nakaji P, Zabramski JM, Spetzler RF, A raised bar for aneurysm surgery in the endovascular era., 2017; Journal of neurosurgery. 126(5) 1731-1739 PMID: 28298029 |

Winkler EA, Rutledge WC, Kalani MYS, Rolston JD, Pericytes Regulate Cerebral Blood Flow and Neuronal Health at a Capillary Level., 2017; Neurosurgery. 81(5) N37-N38 PMID: 29088471 |

Safavi-Abbasi S, Kalani MYS, Frock B, Sun H, Yagmurlu K, Moron F, Snyder LA, Hlubek RJ, Zabramski JM, Nakaji P, Spetzler RF, Techniques and outcomes of microsurgical management of ruptured and unruptured fusiform cerebral aneurysms., 2017; Journal of neurosurgery. 127(6) 1353-1360 PMID: 28186451 |

Gamboa NT, Taussky P, Park MS, Couldwell WT, Mahan MA, Kalani MYS, Neurovascular patterning cues and implications for central and peripheral neurological disease., 2017; Surgical neurology international. 8() 208 PMID: 28966815 | PMCID: PMC5609400

Martirosyan NL, Georges J, Kalani MY, Nakaji P, Spetzler RF, Feuerstein BG, Preul MC, Handheld confocal laser endomicroscopic imaging utilizing tumor-specific fluorescent labeling to identify experimental glioma cells in vivo., 2017; Surgical neurology international. 7(0) S995-S1003 PMID: 28144472 | PMCID: PMC5234279

Kalani MY, Intraoperative Motor-Evoked Potential Monitoring as a Predictive Tool for Recovery From Spontaneous Intracerebral Hemorrhage., 2016; World neurosurgery. 92() 546-7 PMID: 27184899 |

Almefty RO, Kalani MY, Ducruet AF, Crowley RW, McDougall CG, Albuquerque FC, Middle meningeal arteriovenous fistulas: A rare and potentially high-risk dural arteriovenous fistula., 2016; Surgical neurology international. 7(0) S219-22 PMID: 27127711 | PMCID: PMC4828950

Wilson CD, Safavi-Abbasi S, Sun H, Kalani MY, Zhao YD, Levitt MR, Hanel RA, Sauvageau E, Mapstone TB, Albuquerque FC, McDougall CG, Nakaji P, Spetzler RF, Meta-analysis and systematic review of risk factors for shunt dependency after aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage., 2016; Journal of neurosurgery. 126(2) 586-595 PMID: 27035169 |

Chen T, Kalani MY, Ducruet AF, Albuquerque FC, McDougall CG, Development of syndrome of inappropriate antidiuretic hormone secretion (SIADH) after Onyx embolisation of a cavernous carotid fistula., 2016; Journal of neurointerventional surgery. 9(1) e3 PMID: 27013230 |

Yagmurlu K, Kalani MYS, Preul MC, Spetzler RF, The superior fovea triangle approach: a novel safe entry zone to the brainstem., 2016; Journal of neurosurgery. 127(5) 1134-1138 PMID: 28009231 |

Chen T, Kalani MY, Ducruet AF, Albuquerque FC, McDougall CG, Development of syndrome of inappropriate antidiuretic hormone secretion (SIADH) after Onyx embolisation of a cavernous carotid fistula., 2016; BMJ case reports. 2016() PMID: 27001597 |

Martirosyan NL, Patel AA, Carotenuto A, Kalani MY, Belykh E, Walker CT, Preul MC, Theodore N, Genetic Alterations in Intervertebral Disc Disease., 2016; Frontiers in surgery. 3() 59 PMID: 27917384 | PMCID: PMC5116693

Levitt MR, Hlubek RJ, Moon K, Kalani MY, Nakaji P, Smith KA, Little AS, Knievel K, Chan JW, McDougall CG, Albuquerque FC, Incidence and predictors of dural venous sinus pressure gradient in idiopathic intracranial hypertension and non-idiopathic intracranial hypertension headache patients: results from 164 cerebral venograms., 2016; Journal of neurosurgery. 126(2) 347-353 PMID: 26967777 |

Martirosyan NL, Carotenuto A, Patel AA, Kalani MY, Yagmurlu K, Lemole GM, Preul MC, Theodore N, The Role of microRNA Markers in the Diagnosis, Treatment, and Outcome Prediction of Spinal Cord Injury., 2016; Frontiers in surgery. 3() 56 PMID: 27878119 | PMCID: PMC5099153

Baranoski JF, Kalani MY, Przybylowski CJ, Zabramski JM, Cerebral Cavernous Malformations: Review of the Genetic and Protein-Protein Interactions Resulting in Disease Pathogenesis., 2016; Frontiers in surgery. 3() 60 PMID: 27896269 | PMCID: PMC5107910

Martirosyan NL, Eschbacher JM, Kalani MY, Turner JD, Belykh E, Spetzler RF, Nakaji P, Preul MC, Prospective evaluation of the utility of intraoperative confocal laser endomicroscopy in patients with brain neoplasms using fluorescein sodium: experience with 74 cases., 2016; Neurosurgical focus. 40(3) E11 PMID: 26926051 |

Yagmurlu K, Safavi-Abbasi S, Belykh E, Kalani MYS, Nakaji P, Rhoton AL, Spetzler RF, Preul MC, Quantitative anatomical analysis and clinical experience with mini-pterional and mini-orbitozygomatic approaches for intracranial aneurysm surgery., 2016; Journal of neurosurgery. 127(3) 646-659 PMID: 27858574 |

Safavi-Abbasi S, Moron F, Sun H, Oppenlander ME, Kalani MY, Mulholland CB, Zabramski JM, Nakaji P, Spetzler RF, Techniques and long-term outcomes of cotton-clipping and cotton-augmentation strategies for management of cerebral aneurysms., 2016; Journal of neurosurgery. 125(3) 720-9 PMID: 26771857 |

Fennell VS, Martirosyan NL, Atwal GS, Kalani MY, Spetzler RF, Lemole GM, Dumont T, Effective Surgical Management of Competitive Venous Outflow Restriction After Radiosurgery for Cerebral AVMs: Report of 2 Cases., 2016; World neurosurgery. 98() 882.e1-882.e7 PMID: 27838427 |

Kalani MY, Zabramski JM, Martirosyan NL, Spetzler RF, Developmental venous anomaly, capillary telangiectasia, cavernous malformation, and arteriovenous malformation: spectrum of a common pathological entity?, 2016; Acta neurochirurgica. 158(3) 547-50 PMID: 26743915 |

Boroumand MR, Kalani MY, Spetzler RF, Combined endovascular and microsurgical treatment of a complex spinal arteriovenous fistula associated with CLOVES syndrome in an adult patient., 2016; Journal of clinical neuroscience : official journal of the Neurosurgical Society of Australasia. 34() 232-234 PMID: 27729180 |

Kalani MY, Martirosyan NL, Nakaji P, Spetzler RF, The supracerebellar infratentorial approach to the dorsal midbrain., 2016; Neurosurgical focus. 40() 2016.1.FocusVid.15462 PMID: 26722694 |

Kalani MY, Yagmurlu K, Martirosyan NL, Cavalcanti DD, Spetzler RF, Approach selection for intrinsic brainstem pathologies., 2016; Journal of neurosurgery. 125(6) 1596-1607 PMID: 27662530 |

Martirosyan NL, Kalani MY, Nakaji P, Spetzler RF, The anterior interhemispheric approach to a third ventricular cavernous malformation., 2016; Neurosurgical focus. 40() 2016.1.FocusVid.15461 PMID: 26722693 |

Kalani MY, Spetzler RF, Woman With Sudden-Onset Headache., 2016; Annals of emergency medicine. 68(3) e69-70 PMID: 27568452 |

Kalani MY, Lei T, Martirosyan NL, Oppenlander ME, Spetzler RF, Nakaji P, Endoscope-assisted supracerebellar transtentorial approach to the posterior medial temporal lobe for resection of cavernous malformation., 2016; Neurosurgical focus. 40() 2016.1.FocusVid.15465 PMID: 26722685 |

Fennell VS, Kalani MY, Atwal G, Martirosyan NL, Spetzler RF, Biology of Saccular Cerebral Aneurysms: A Review of Current Understanding and Future Directions., 2016; Frontiers in surgery. 3() 43 PMID: 27504449 | PMCID: PMC4958945

Kalani MYS, Spetzler RF, Wanebo JE, Keyhole Supraorbital Craniotomy for Aneurysm Clipping in the Setting of Bypass for Moyamoya Disease., 2016; World neurosurgery. 94() 442-446 PMID: 27436206 |

Levitt MR, McGah PM, Moon K, Albuquerque FC, McDougall CG, Kalani MY, Kim LJ, Aliseda A, Computational Modeling of Venous Sinus Stenosis in Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension., 2016; AJNR. American journal of neuroradiology. () PMID: 27197986 | PMCID: PMC5116292

Gross BA, Moon K, Kalani MY, Albuquerque FC, McDougall CG, Nakaji P, Zabramski JM, Spetzler RF, Clinical and Anatomic Insights From a Series of Ethmoidal Dural Arteriovenous Fistulas at Barrow Neurological Institute., 2016; World neurosurgery. 93() 94-9 PMID: 27241099 |

Levitt MR, Park MS, Albuquerque FC, Moon K, Kalani MY, McDougall CG, Posterior Inferior Cerebellar Artery Patency after Flow-Diverting Stent Treatment., 2015; AJNR. American journal of neuroradiology. 37(3) 487-9 PMID: 26427829 |

Martirosyan NL, Kalani MY, Bichard WD, Baaj AA, Gonzalez LF, Preul MC, Theodore N, Cerebrospinal fluid drainage and induced hypertension improve spinal cord perfusion after acute spinal cord injury in pigs., 2015; Neurosurgery. 76(4) 461-8; discussion 468-9 PMID: 25621979 |

Kalani MY, Spetzler RF, Internal carotid artery-to-posterior cerebral artery bypass for revascularization of the brainstem., 2015; Journal of clinical neuroscience : official journal of the Neurosurgical Society of Australasia. 24() 151-4 PMID: 26412251 |

Elhadi AM, Hardesty DA, Zaidi HA, Kalani MY, Nakaji P, White WL, Preul MC, Little AS, Evaluation of surgical freedom for microscopic and endoscopic transsphenoidal approaches to the sella., 2015; Neurosurgery. 11() 69-78; discussion 78-9 PMID: 25603103 |

Moon K, Albuquerque FC, Levitt MR, Ahmed AS, Kalani MY, McDougall CG, The myth of restenosis after carotid angioplasty and stenting., 2015; Journal of neurointerventional surgery. 8(10) 1006-10 PMID: 26385787 |

Safavi-Abbasi S, Sun H, Oppenlander ME, Nakaji P, Kalani MY, Zabramski JM, Spetzler RF, Repair of intraoperative aneurysm neck tear utilizing the cotton-clipping technique., 2015; Neurosurgical focus. 38(0) Video14 PMID: 25554836 |

Levitt MR, Moon K, Albuquerque FC, Mulholland CB, Kalani MY, McDougall CG, Intraprocedural abciximab bolus versus pretreatment oral dual antiplatelet medication for endovascular stenting of unruptured intracranial aneurysms., 2015; Journal of neurointerventional surgery. 8(9) 909-12 PMID: 26354945 |

Kalani MY, Nakaji P, Zabramski JM, Spetzler RF, Surgical clipping of a large left middle cerebral artery aneurysm., 2015; Neurosurgical focus. 38(0) Video13 PMID: 25554835 |

Quinn JF, Patel T, Wong D, Das S, Freedman JE, Laurent LC, Carter BS, Hochberg F, Van Keuren-Jensen K, Huentelman M, Spetzler R, Kalani MY, Arango J, Adelson PD, Weiner HL, Gandhi R, Goilav B, Putterman C, Saugstad JA, Extracellular RNAs: development as biomarkers of human disease., 2015; Journal of extracellular vesicles. 4() 27495 PMID: 26320940 | PMCID: PMC4553262

Kalani MY, Nakaji P, Zabramski JM, Spetzler RF, Surgical clipping of a ruptured posterior inferior cerebellar artery aneurysm., 2015; Neurosurgical focus. 38(0) Video12 PMID: 25554834 |

Kalani MY, Albuquerque FC, Vascular Specification, Wnts, and Central Nervous System Lymphatics., 2015; World neurosurgery. 84(4) 873-6 PMID: 26299266 |

Kalani MY, Oppenlander ME, Levitt M, Safavi-Abbasi S, Spetzler RF, Zabramski JM, Microsurgical clipping of an unruptured basilar apex aneurysm., 2015; Neurosurgical focus. 38(0) Video10 PMID: 25554832 |

Mooney MA, Kalani MY, Nakaji P, Albuquerque FC, McDougall CG, Spetzler RF, Zabramski JM, Long-term Patient Outcomes After Microsurgical Treatment of Blister-Like Aneurysms of the Basilar Artery., 2015; Neurosurgery. 11() 387-93 PMID: 26284349 |

Martirosyan NL, Kalani MY, Theodore N, In Reply: Intrathecal Pressure After Spinal Cord Injury., 2015; Neurosurgery. 77(3) E500-1 PMID: 26111000 |

Kalani MY, Wilson DA, Koechlin NO, Abuhusain HJ, Dlouhy BJ, Gunawardena MP, Nozue-Okada K, Teo C, Pineal cyst resection in the absence of ventriculomegaly or Parinaud's syndrome: clinical outcomes and implications for patient selection., 2015; Journal of neurosurgery. 123(2) 352-6 PMID: 25932610 |

Levitt MR, Albuquerque FC, Ducruet AF, Kalani MY, Mulholland CB, McDougall CG, Venous sinus stenting for idiopathic intracranial hypertension is not associated with cortical venous occlusion., 2015; Journal of neurointerventional surgery. 8(6) 594-5 PMID: 25854688 |

Kalani MY, Albuquerque FC, Levitt M, Nakaji P, Spetzler RF, McDougall C, Pipeline embolization for definitive endoluminal reconstruction of blister-type carotid aneurysms after clip wrapping., 2015; Journal of neurointerventional surgery. 8(5) 495-500 PMID: 25854686 |

Crowley RW, Ducruet AF, Kalani MY, Kim LJ, Albuquerque FC, McDougall CG, Neurological morbidity and mortality associated with the endovascular treatment of cerebral arteriovenous malformations before and during the Onyx era., 2015; Journal of neurosurgery. 122(6) 1492-7 PMID: 25816081 |

Kalani MY, Yagmurlu K, Martirosyan NL, Spetzler RF, The Retrosigmoid Petrosal Fissure Transpeduncular Approach to Central Pontine Lesions., 2015; World neurosurgery. 87() 235-41 PMID: 26615787 |

Zaidi HA, Kalani MY, Spetzler RF, McDougall CG, Albuquerque FC, Multimodal treatment strategies for complex pediatric cerebral arteriovenous fistulas: contemporary case series at Barrow Neurological Institute., 2015; Journal of neurosurgery. Pediatrics. 15(6) 615-24 PMID: 25815632 |

Kalani MY, Siniard AL, Corneveaux JJ, Bruhns R, Richholt R, Forseth J, Zabramski JM, Nakaji P, Spetzler RF, Huentelman MJ, Rare Variants in Cardiomyopathy Genes Associated With Stress-Induced Cardiomyopathy., 2015; Neurosurgery. 78(6) 835-43 PMID: 26606670 | PMCID: PMC4871739

Russin JJ, Rangel-Castilla L, Kalani MY, Spetzler RF, Surgical management, outcomes, and recurrence rate of orbital lymphangiomas., 2015; Journal of clinical neuroscience : official journal of the Neurosurgical Society of Australasia. 22(5) 877-82 PMID: 25796957 |

Zabramski JM, Kalani MY, Filippidis AS, Spetzler RF, Propranolol Treatment of Cavernous Malformations with Symptomatic Hemorrhage., 2015; World neurosurgery. 88() 631-9 PMID: 26578351 |

Martirosyan NL, Kalani MY, Lemole GM, Spetzler RF, Preul MC, Theodore N, Microsurgical anatomy of the arterial basket of the conus medullaris., 2015; Journal of neurosurgery. Spine. 22(6) 672-6 PMID: 25746117 |

Cavalcanti DD, Preul MC, Kalani MY, Spetzler RF, Microsurgical anatomy of safe entry zones to the brainstem., 2015; Journal of neurosurgery. 124(5) 1359-76 PMID: 26452114 |

Kalani MY, Cavallo C, Coons SW, Lettieri SC, Nakaji P, Porter RW, Spetzler RF, Feiz-Erfan I, Long-term follow-up of surgical resection of microcystic meningiomas., 2015; Journal of clinical neuroscience : official journal of the Neurosurgical Society of Australasia. 22(4) 713-7 PMID: 25677877 |

Laurent LC, Abdel-Mageed AB, Adelson PD, Arango J, Balaj L, Breakefield X, Carlson E, Carter BS, Majem B, Chen CC, Cocucci E, Danielson K, Courtright A, Das S, Abd Elmageed ZY, Enderle D, Ezrin A, Ferrer M, Freedman J, Galas D, Gandhi R, Huentelma..., Meeting report: discussions and preliminary findings on extracellular RNA measurement methods from laboratories in the NIH Extracellular RNA Communication Consortium., 2015; Journal of extracellular vesicles. 4() 26533 PMID: 26320937 | PMCID: PMC4553263

Kalani MY, Rangel-Castilla L, Ramey W, Nakaji P, Albuquerque FC, McDougall CG, Spetzler RF, Zabramski JM, Indications and results of direct cerebral revascularization in the modern era., 2014; World neurosurgery. 83(3) 345-50 PMID: 25451808 |

Rangel-Castilla L, Kalani MY, Cronk K, Zabramski JM, Russin JJ, Spetzler RF, Vertebral artery transposition for revascularization of the posterior circulation: a critical assessment of temporary and permanent complications and outcomes., 2014; Journal of neurosurgery. 122(3) 671-7 PMID: 25397367 |

Elhadi AM, Almefty KK, Mendes GA, Kalani MY, Nakaji P, Dru A, Preul MC, Little AS, Comparison of surgical freedom and area of exposure in three endoscopic transmaxillary approaches to the anterolateral cranial base., 2014; Journal of neurological surgery. Part B, Skull base. 75(5) 346-53 PMID: 25276600 | PMCID: PMC4176538

Ramey WL, Martirosyan NL, Zabramski JM, Spetzler RF, Kalani MY, A hierarchical model for the development of cerebral arteriovenous malformations., 2014; Clinical neurology and neurosurgery. 126() 126-9 PMID: 25243975 |

Kalani MY, Zabramski JM, Nakaji P, Spetzler RF, Twenty-year follow-up of flow reversal and revascularization for a giant serpentine basilar artery aneurysm., 2014; Neurosurgery. 10() E493-7; discussion E497 PMID: 24871144 |

Kalani MY, Elhadi AM, Ramey W, Nakaji P, Albuquerque FC, McDougall CG, Zabramski JM, Spetzler RF, Revascularization and pediatric aneurysm surgery., 2014; Journal of neurosurgery. Pediatrics. 13(6) 641-6 PMID: 24745343 |

Mendes GA, Zabramski JM, Elhadi AM, Kalani MY, Preul MC, Nakaji P, Spetzler RF, Carotid endarterectomy: comparison of complications between transverse and longitudinal incision., 2014; Neurosurgery. 75(2) 110-6; discussion 116 PMID: 24662506 |

Kalani MY, Ramey W, Albuquerque FC, McDougall CG, Nakaji P, Zabramski JM, Spetzler RF, Revascularization and aneurysm surgery: techniques, indications, and outcomes in the endovascular era., 2014; Neurosurgery. 74(5) 482-97; discussion 497-8 PMID: 24521611 |

Georges J, Zehri A, Carlson E, Nichols J, Mooney MA, Martirosyan NL, Ghaffari L, Kalani MY, Eschbacher J, Feuerstein B, Anderson T, Preul MC, Van Keuren-Jensen K, Nakaji P, Label-free microscopic assessment of glioblastoma biopsy specimens prior to biobanking [corrected]., 2014; Neurosurgical focus. 36(2) E8 PMID: 24484261 |

Kim YW, Zipfel GJ, Ogilvy CS, Pricola KL, Welch BG, Shakir N, Patel B, Reavey-Cantwell JF, Kelman CR, Albuquerque FC, Kalani MY, Hoh BL, Preconditioning effect on cerebral vasospasm in patients with aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage., 2014; Neurosurgery. 74(4) 351-8; discussion 358-9 PMID: 24378827 |

Whyte H, Kalani MY, Studying obsessive-compulsive disorder using light., 2013; World neurosurgery. 81(1) 8 PMID: 24291373 |

Kalani MY, Albuquerque FC, Fiorella D, McDougall CG, Endovascular treatment of cerebral arteriovenous malformations., 2013; Neuroimaging clinics of North America. 23(4) 605-24 PMID: 24156853 |

Wait SD, Kalani MY, Little AS, Consiglieri GD, Ross JS, Kucia MR, Sonntag VK, Theodore N, Prospective observational study of acute postlumbar laminectomy MRI., 2013; Journal of neurosurgery. Spine. 20(1) 41-4 PMID: 24138058 |

Kalani MY, Zabramski JM, Kim LJ, Chowdhry SA, Mendes GA, Nakaji P, McDougall CG, Albuquerque FC, Spetzler RF, Long-term follow-up of blister aneurysms of the internal carotid artery., 2013; Neurosurgery. 73(6) 1026-33; discussion 1033 PMID: 24056320 |

Fargen KM, Mocco J, Neal D, Dewan MC, Reavey-Cantwell J, Woo HH, Fiorella DJ, Mokin M, Siddiqui AH, Turk AS, Turner RD, Chaudry I, Kalani MY, Albuquerque F, Hoh BL, A multicenter study of stent-assisted coiling of cerebral aneurysms with a Y configuration., 2013; Neurosurgery. 73(3) 466-72 PMID: 23756744 |

Theodore N, Kalani MY, Sonntag VK, Occipitocervical fusion., 2013; Journal of neurosurgery. Pediatrics. 12(5) 532-3 PMID: 24053567 |

Theodore N, Kalani MY, Sonntag VK, Occipitocervical fusion., 2013; Journal of neurosurgery. Pediatrics. 12(5) 532-3 PMID: 24053567 |

Ramey W, Kalani MY, New molecular targets for the treatment of medulloblastoma., 2013; World neurosurgery. 80(1) 6-7 PMID: 23689126 |

Kalani MY, Hu YC, Spetzler RF, A double-barrel superficial temporal artery-to-superior cerebellar artery (STA-SCA) and STA-to-posterior cerebral artery (STA-PCA) bypass for revascularization of the basilar apex., 2013; Journal of clinical neuroscience : official journal of the Neurosurgical Society of Australasia. 20(6) 887-9 PMID: 23541769 |

Behbahaninia M, Martirosyan NL, Georges J, Udovich JA, Kalani MY, Feuerstein BG, Nakaji P, Spetzler RF, Preul MC, Intraoperative fluorescent imaging of intracranial tumors: a review., 2013; Clinical neurology and neurosurgery. 115(5) 517-28 PMID: 23523009 |

Kalani MY, Turner JD, Nakaji P, Treatment of refractory low-pressure hydrocephalus with an active pumping negative-pressure shunt system., 2013; Journal of clinical neuroscience : official journal of the Neurosurgical Society of Australasia. 20(3) 462-6 PMID: 23380444 |

Kalani MY, Cancer and the reemerging role of metabolism., 2013; World neurosurgery. 79(3) 410-1 PMID: 23376062 |

Kalani MY, Zabramski JM, Nakaji P, Spetzler RF, Bypass and flow reduction for complex basilar and vertebrobasilar junction aneurysms., 2013; Neurosurgery. 72(5) 763-75; discussion 775-6 PMID: 23334279 |

Kalb S, Perez-Orribo L, Kalani MY, Snyder LA, Martirosyan NL, Burns K, Standerfer RJ, Kakarla UK, Dickman CA, Theodore N, The Influence of Common Medical Conditions on the Outcome of Anterior Lumbar Interbody Fusion., 2013; Clinical spine surgery. 29(7) 285-90 PMID: 23274399 |

Kalani MY, Kalb S, Martirosyan NL, Lettieri SC, Spetzler RF, Porter RW, Feiz-Erfan I, Cerebral revascularization and carotid artery resection at the skull base for treatment of advanced head and neck malignancies., 2012; Journal of neurosurgery. 118(3) 637-42 PMID: 23082880 |

Kalani MY, Zabramski JM, Risk for symptomatic hemorrhage of cerebral cavernous malformations during pregnancy., 2012; Journal of neurosurgery. 118(1) 50-5 PMID: 23039155 |

Kalani MY, Iyer S, Coons SW, Smith KA, Spinal intradural teratomas: developmental programs gone awry?, 2012; Neurosurgical focus. 33(4) E1 PMID: 23025442 |

Kalani MY, Martirosyan NL, Nakaji P, Spetzler RF, Microsurgical clipping of an unruptured lenticulostriate aneurysm., 2012; Journal of clinical neuroscience : official journal of the Neurosurgical Society of Australasia. 19(11) 1578-80 PMID: 22925414 |

Dickman CA, Kalani MY, Resolution of cervical syringomyelia after transoral odontoidectomy and occipitocervical fusion in a patient with basilar invagination and Type I Chiari malformation., 2012; Journal of clinical neuroscience : official journal of the Neurosurgical Society of Australasia. 19(12) 1726-8 PMID: 22989794 |

Nakaji P, Kalani MY, Epigenetics and neurosurgery: editorial marks on the text of life., 2012; World neurosurgery. 78(3) 199-200 PMID: 22771932 |

Kalani MY, The "cookbook" approach to generating cell type of interest: anterior pituitary cells from embryonic stem cells., 2012; World neurosurgery. 77(3) 404-6 PMID: 22366367 |

Oppenlander ME, Kalani MY, Dickman CA, Spinal and paraspinal giant cervical cavernous malformation with postpartum presentation., 2012; Journal of neurosurgery. Spine. 16(5) 447-51 PMID: 22360563 |

Kalani MY, Martirosyan NL, Eschbacher JM, Nakaji P, Albuquerque FC, Spetzler RF, Large hemangiopericytoma associated with arteriovenous malformations and dural arteriovenous fistulae., 2012; World neurosurgery. 76(6) 592.e7-10 PMID: 22251512 |

Martirosyan N, Kalani MY, Epidermal electronics., 2012; World neurosurgery. 76(6) 485-6 PMID: 22251489 |

Kalani MY, Zabramski JM, Hu YC, Spetzler RF, Extracranial-intracranial bypass and vessel occlusion for the treatment of unclippable giant middle cerebral artery aneurysms., 2012; Neurosurgery. 72(3) 428-35; discussion 435-6 PMID: 23208054 |

Kalani MY, Ducruet AF, Crowley RW, Spetzler RF, McDougall CG, Albuquerque FC, Transfemoral transarterial onyx embolization of carotid body paragangliomas: technical considerations, results, and strategies for complication avoidance., 2012; Neurosurgery. 72(1) 9-15; discussion 15 PMID: 23147783 |

Kalani MY, Filippidis AS, Rekate HL, Hydrocephalus and aquaporins: the role of aquaporin-1., 2011; Acta neurochirurgica. Supplement. 113() 51-4 PMID: 22116423 |

Cavalcanti DD, Kalani MY, Martirosyan NL, Eales J, Spetzler RF, Preul MC, Cerebral cavernous malformations: from genes to proteins to disease., 2011; Journal of neurosurgery. 116(1) 122-32 PMID: 21962164 |

Behbahaninia M, Ramey WL, Sindhwani MK, Kalani MY, Differential expression of pluripotency factors Sox2 and Oct4 regulate neuronal and mesenchymal lineages., 2011; Neurosurgery. 69(4) N19 PMID: 21900806 |

Filippidis AS, Kalani MY, Nakaji P, Rekate HL, Negative-pressure and low-pressure hydrocephalus: the role of cerebrospinal fluid leaks resulting from surgical approaches to the cranial base., 2011; Journal of neurosurgery. 115(5) 1031-7 PMID: 21800965 |

Kakarla UK, Kalani MY, Sharma GK, Sonntag VK, Theodore N, Surgical management of coccidioidomycosis of the spine: clinical article., 2011; Journal of neurosurgery. Spine. 15(4) 441-6 PMID: 21740127 |

Kalani MY, Kalani MA, Kalb S, Albuquerque FC, McDougall CG, Nakaji P, Spetzler RF, Porter RW, Feiz-Erfan I, Craniofacial approaches to large juvenile angiofibromas., 2011; Journal of neurosurgery. Pediatrics. 8(1) 71-8 PMID: 21721892 |

Martirosyan NL, Cavalcanti DD, Kalani MY, Maughan PH, Theodore N, Aplasia of the anterior arch of atlas associated with multiple congenital disorders: case report., 2011; Neurosurgery. 69(6) E1317-20 PMID: 21712741 |

Yu C, Pan Y, Ma H, Ma T, Zhang J, Song Y, Kalani MY, Dai L, Jiang H, Thermoresponsiveness of integrated ultra-thin silicon with poly(N-isopropylacrylamide) hydrogels., 2011; Macromolecular rapid communications. 32(11) 820-4 PMID: 21509846 |

Filippidis AS, Fountas KN, Kalani MY, Zabramski JM, Spetzler RF, Letter by Filippidis et al regarding article, "Evaluating strategies for the treatment of cerebral cavernous malformations"., 2011; Stroke. 42(5) e373 PMID: 21393598 |

Kalb S, Martirosyan NL, Perez-Orribo L, Kalani MY, Theodore N, Analysis of demographics, risk factors, clinical presentation, and surgical treatment modalities for the ossified posterior longitudinal ligament., 2011; Neurosurgical focus. 30(3) E11 PMID: 21361749 |

Kalani MY, Kalb S, Perez-Orribo L, Porter R, Spinal instrumentation salvage after surgical site infection post long-segment deformity correction., 2011; Acta neurochirurgica. 154(2) 325-7 PMID: 22173689 |

Kalani MY, Martirosyan NL, Little AS, Kakarla UK, Theodore N, Tumoral calcinosis presenting as a deformity of the thoracic spine., 2011; Journal of neurosurgery. Pediatrics. 8(6) 584-7 PMID: 22132916 |

Kalani MY, Ahmed AS, Martirosyan NL, Cronk K, Moon K, Albuquerque FC, McDougall CG, Spetzler RF, Bristol RE, Surgical and endovascular treatment of pediatric spinal arteriovenous malformations., 2011; World neurosurgery. 78(3) 348-54 PMID: 22120563 |

Kalani MY, Filippidis A, Martirosyan NL, Theodore N, Cerebral herniation as a complication of chest tube drainage of cerebrospinal fluid after injury to the spine., 2011; World neurosurgery. 79(5) 798.E17-9 PMID: 22120389 |

Kalb S, Martirosyan NL, Kalani MY, Broc GG, Theodore N, Genetics of the degenerated intervertebral disc., 2011; World neurosurgery. 77(3) 491-501 PMID: 22120330 |

Filippidis AS, Kalani MY, Rekate HL, Hydrocephalus and aquaporins: the role of aquaporin-4., 2011; Acta neurochirurgica. Supplement. 113() 55-8 PMID: 22116424 |

Kalani MY, Filippidis AS, Kalani MA, Sanai N, Brachman D, McBride HL, Shetter AG, Smith KA, Gamma Knife surgery combined with resection for treatment of a single brain metastasis: preliminary results., 2010; Journal of neurosurgery. 113() 90-6 PMID: 21121791 |

Filippidis AS, Kalani MY, Rekate HL, Hydrocephalus and aquaporins: lessons learned from the bench., 2010; Child's nervous system : ChNS : official journal of the International Society for Pediatric Neurosurgery. 27(1) 27-33 PMID: 20625739 |

Filippidis AS, Kalani MY, Theodore N, Rekate HL, Spinal cord traction, vascular compromise, hypoxia, and metabolic derangements in the pathophysiology of tethered cord syndrome., 2010; Neurosurgical focus. 29(1) E9 PMID: 20594007 |

Sun A, Hou L, Prugpichailers T, Dunkel J, Kalani MA, Chen X, Kalani MY, Tse V, Firefly luciferase-based dynamic bioluminescence imaging: a noninvasive technique to assess tumor angiogenesis., 2010; Neurosurgery. 66(4) 751-7; discussion 757 PMID: 20305496 | PMCID: PMC3632432

Turner JD, Williamson R, Almefty KK, Nakaji P, Porter R, Tse V, Kalani MY, The many roles of microRNAs in brain tumor biology., 2010; Neurosurgical focus. 28(1) E3 PMID: 20043718 |

Cheshier SH, Kalani MY, Lim M, Ailles L, Huhn SL, Weissman IL, A neurosurgeon's guide to stem cells, cancer stem cells, and brain tumor stem cells., 2009; Neurosurgery. 65(2) 237-49; discussion 249-50; quiz N6 PMID: 19625901 |

Mobley B, Kalani MY, Harsh GR, Edwards MS, Vogel H, Papillary tumor of the spinal cord: report of 2 cases., 2009; The American journal of surgical pathology. 33(8) 1191-7 PMID: 19417584 |

Kalani MY, Kalani MA, Gwinn R, Keogh B, Tse VC, Embryological development of the human insula and its implications for the spread and resection of insular gliomas., 2009; Neurosurgical focus. 27(2) E2 PMID: 19645558 |

Nusse R, Fuerer C, Ching W, Harnish K, Logan C, Zeng A, ten Berge D, Kalani Y, Wnt signaling and stem cell control., 2008; Cold Spring Harbor symposia on quantitative biology. 73() 59-66 PMID: 19028988 |

Szabo KA, Cheshier SH, Kalani MY, Kim JW, Guzman R, Supraorbital approach for repair of open anterior skull base fracture., 2008; Journal of neurosurgery. Pediatrics. 2(6) 420-3 PMID: 19035689 |

Kalani MY, Cheshier SH, Cord BJ, Bababeygy SR, Vogel H, Weissman IL, Palmer TD, Nusse R, Wnt-mediated self-renewal of neural stem/progenitor cells., 2008; Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 105(44) 16970-5 PMID: 18957545 | PMCID: PMC2575225

Soltys SG, Kalani MY, Cheshier SH, Szabo KA, Lo A, Chang SD, Stereotactic radiosurgery for a cardiac sarcoma: a case report., 2008; Technology in cancer research & treatment. 7(5) 363-8 PMID: 18783285 |

Cheshier SH, Kalani MY, Pendakaur A, Higgins D, Kahn D, Shendel S, Shuer L, Two-year-old girl with cervicomedullary junction stenosis and an unknown type of skeletal dysplasia., 2008; Journal of neurosurgery. Pediatrics. 2(3) 200-2 PMID: 18759602 |

Lad EM, Cheshier SH, Kalani MY, Wnt-signaling in retinal development and disease., 2008; Stem cells and development. 18(1) 7-16 PMID: 18690791 |

Lee M, Kalani MY, Cheshier S, Gibbs IC, Adler JR, Chang SD, Radiation therapy and CyberKnife radiosurgery in the management of craniopharyngiomas., 2008; Neurosurgical focus. 24(5) E4 PMID: 18447743 |

Veeravagu A, Bababeygy SR, Kalani MY, Hou LC, Tse V, The cancer stem cell-vascular niche complex in brain tumor formation., 2008; Stem cells and development. 17(5) 859-67 PMID: 18429673 |

Jang SS, Goddard WA, Kalani MY, Mechanical and transport properties of the poly(ethylene oxide)-poly(acrylic acid) double network hydrogel from molecular dynamic simulations., 2007; The journal of physical chemistry. B. 111(7) 1729-37 PMID: 17249716 |

Polevaya NV, Kalani MY, Steinberg GK, Tse VC, The transition from hunterian ligation to intracranial aneurysm clips: a historical perspective., 2006; Neurosurgical focus. 20(6) E3 PMID: 16819811 |

Black KA, Leach AG, Kalani MY, Houk KN, Antibody-catalyzed oxy-cope rearrangement: mechanism and origins of catalysis and stereoselectivity from DFT quantum mechanics and flexible docking., 2004; Journal of the American Chemical Society. 126(31) 9695-708 PMID: 15291573 |

Kalani MY, Vaidehi N, Hall SE, Trabanino RJ, Freddolino PL, Kalani MA, Floriano WB, Kam VW, Goddard WA, The predicted 3D structure of the human D2 dopamine receptor and the binding site and binding affinities for agonists and antagonists., 2004; Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 101(11) 3815-20 PMID: 14999101 | PMCID: PMC374327

Freddolino PL, Kalani MY, Vaidehi N, Floriano WB, Hall SE, Trabanino RJ, Kam VW, Goddard WA, Predicted 3D structure for the human beta 2 adrenergic receptor and its binding site for agonists and antagonists., 2004; Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 101(9) 2736-41 PMID: 14981238 | PMCID: PMC365690

Khaledy MM, Kalani MY, Khuong KS, Houk KN, Aviyente V, Neier R, Soldermann N, Velker J, Origins of boat or chair preferences in the Ireland-Claisen rearrangements of cyclohexenyl esters: a theoretical study., 2003; The Journal of organic chemistry. 68(2) 572-7 PMID: 12530884 |