Faculty Rank: Associate Professor
Medical or Graduate Education:
University of Hawaii School of Medicine
Yale-New Haven Hospital - Neurology
NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center - Interventional Neuroradiology
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center - Stroke
Angioplasty and stenting, cervical carotid
Angioplasty and stenting, intracranial
Carotid artery disease
Ultrasound, transcranial Doppler
New endovascular approaches to acute carotid terminus occlusions
Risk stratification among patients with unruptured cerebral aneurysms
Natural history of unruptured brain arteriovenous malformations
Liquid embolic agents for preoperative tumor embolization
Primary endovascular treatment of SDAVF
Primary stenting and flow diversion for the treatment of cerebral aneurysms
Optimizing diagnostic sensitivity of conventional cerebral angiography
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Below is a list of scientific publications for which this practitioner was either the primary author or a contributor. Citations come from PubMed, a database of biomedical literature, life science journals and online books. PubMed is a service of the US Library of Medicine at the National Institutes of Health. Click on the title of the cited work for more information (this will take you directly to PubMed.gov). Listings go back five years.
Current utility of diagnostic catheter cerebral angiography. Sawiris N, Venizelos A, Ouyang B, Lopes D, Chen M J Stroke Cerebrovasc Dis 2014 Mar 23(3):e145-50. Kafkaesque. Chen M J Neurointerv Surg 2014 Jun 1 6(5):329-31. Predictors and clinical relevance of hemorrhagic transformation after endovascular therapy for anterior circulation large vessel occlusion strokes: a multicenter retrospective analysis of 1122 patients. Nogueira RG, Gupta R, Jovin TG, Levy EI, Liebeskind DS, Zaidat OO, Rai A, Hirsch JA, Hsu DP, Rymer MM, Tayal AH, Lin R, Natarajan SK, Nanda A, Tian M, Hao Q, Kalia JS, Chen M, Abou-Chebl A, Nguyen TN, Yoo AJ J Neurointerv Surg 2014 Jan 8 Aneurysm coil embolization using a 1.5-fr distal outer diameter microcatheter. Stidd DA, Lopes DK, Chen M Neurointervention 2014 Feb 9(1):39-44. Solitaire Flow Restoration Thrombectomy for Acute Ischemic Stroke: Retrospective Multicenter Analysis of Early Postmarket Experience After FDA Approval. Mokin M, Dumont TM, Veznedaroglu E, Binning MJ, Liebman KM, Fessler RD 2nd, To CY, Turner RD 4th, Turk AS, Chaudry MI, Arthur AS, Fox BD, Hanel RA, Tawk RG, Kan P, Gaughen JR Jr, Lanzino G, Lopes DK, Chen M, Moftakhar R, Billingsley JT, Ringer AJ, et al. Neurosurgery. 2013 2013 Jul 73(1):19-26. A checklist for cerebral aneurysm embolization complications. Chen M. J Neurointerv Surg. 2013 2013 Jan 1 5(1):20-7. doi: 10.1136/neurintsurg-2011-010137. Epub 2011 Nov 2. Solitaire FR Thrombectomy for Acute Ischemic Stroke: Retrospective Multicenter Analysis of Early Postmarket Experience after FDA Approval. Mokin M, Dumont TM, Veznedaroglu E, Binning MJ, Liebman KM, Fessler RD 2nd, To CY, Turner RD 4th, Turk AS, Chaudry MI, Arthur AS, Fox BD, Hanel RA, Tawk RG, Kan P, Gaughen JR Jr, Lanzino G, Lopes DK, Chen M, Moftakhar R, Billingsley JT, Ringer AJ, et al. Neurosurgery. 2013 2013 Feb 25. [Epub ahead of print] Detection of angiographically occult, ruptured cerebral aneurysms: case series and literature review. Chen M J Neurointerv Surg 2013 Dec 5 Cost-effectiveness of endovascular therapy for acute ischemic stroke. Chen M. Neurology. 2012 2012 Sep 25 79(13 Suppl 1):S16-21. Review. Vascular neurologists and neurointerventionalists on endovascular stroke care: polling results. Nguyen TN, Zaidat OO, Edgell RC, Janjua N, Yavagal DR, Xavier AR, Kirmani JF, Liebeskind DS, Nogueira RG, Vora NA, Sims JR, Lynch JR, Fitzsimmons BF, Wolfe TJ, Chen M, Badruddin A, Zahuranec DB, McDonagh DL, Janardhan V, Bastan B, Madden JA, Sanossian N, et al. Neurology. 2012 2012 Sep 25 79(13 Suppl 1):S5-15. No abstract available. Younger age of menopause in women with cerebral aneurysms. Ding C, Toll V, Ouyang B, Chen M. J Neurointerv Surg. 2012 2012 Jun 13. [Epub ahead of print] The role of circle of Willis anomalies in cerebral aneurysm rupture. Lazzaro MA, Ouyang B, Chen M. J Neurointerv Surg. 2012 2012 Jan 1 4(1):22-6. doi: 10.1136/jnis.2010.004358. Epub 2011 Mar 1. Gender differences in cerebral aneurysm location. Ghods AJ, Lopes D, Chen M. Front Neurol. 2012 2012 3:78. doi: 10.3389/fneur.2012.00078. Epub 2012 May 21. The impact of diabetes on the extent of pial collaterals in acute ischemic stroke patients. Lazzaro MA, Chen M, Christoforidis GA, Mohammad Y. J Neurointerv Surg. 2011 2011 Sep 3(3):242-5. doi: 10.1136/jnis.2010.004507. Epub 2011 Feb 1. Endovascular rescue of a misshapen intracranial stent: report of two cases. Chen M, Goldstein-Smith L. J Neurointerv Surg. 2011 2011 Mar 3(1):25-6. doi: 10.1136/jnis.2010.002584. Epub 2010 Aug 25. Oral contraceptive and hormone replacement therapy in women with cerebral aneurysms. Chen M, Ouyang B, Goldstein-Smith L, Feldman L. J Neurointerv Surg. 2011 2011 Jun 3(2):163-6. doi: 10.1136/jnis.2010.003855. Epub 2010 Dec 17. Transfer delay is a major factor limiting the use of intra-arterial treatment in acute ischemic stroke. Prabhakaran S, Ward E, John S, Lopes DK, Chen M, Temes RE, Mohammad Y, Lee VH, Bleck TP. Stroke. 2011 2011 Jun 42(6):1626-30. doi: 10.1161/STROKEAHA.110.609750. Epub 2011 Apr 28. Intra-arterial thrombolysis or stent placement during endovascular treatment for acute ischemic stroke leads to the highest recanalization rate: results of a multicenter retrospective study. Gupta R, Tayal AH, Levy EI, Cheng-Ching E, Rai A, Liebeskind DS, Yoo AJ, Hsu DP, Rymer MM, Zaidat OO, Lin R, Natarajan SK, Nogueira RG, Nanda A, Tian M, Hao Q, Abou-Chebl A, Kalia JS, Nguyen TN, Chen M, Jovin TG. Neurosurgery. 2011 2011 Jun 68(6):1618-22; discussion 1622-3. doi: 10.1227/NEU.0b013e31820f156c. Acute endovascular stroke therapy. Chen M. Am J Ther. 2011 2011 Jan 18(1):57-63. doi: 10.1097/MJT.0b013e3181e32e40. Review. Mechanical recanalization of acute carotid terminus occlusion from traumatic arterial dissection. Chen M. Front Neurol. 2010 2010 Nov 4 1:123. doi: 10.3389/fneur.2010.00123. Conscious sedation versus general anesthesia during endovascular therapy for acute anterior circulation stroke: preliminary results from a retrospective, multicenter study. Abou-Chebl A, Lin R, Hussain MS, Jovin TG, Levy EI, Liebeskind DS, Yoo AJ, Hsu DP, Rymer MM, Tayal AH, Zaidat OO, Natarajan SK, Nogueira RG, Nanda A, Tian M, Hao Q, Kalia JS, Nguyen TN, Chen M, Gupta R. Stroke. 2010 2010 Jun 41(6):1175-9. doi: 10.1161/STROKEAHA.109.574129. Epub 2010 Apr 15. New devices for treating acute ischemic stroke. Rosenberg N, Chen M, Prabhakaran S. Recent Pat CNS Drug Discov. 2010 2010 Jun 5(2):118-34. Review. The utility of quantitative magnetic resonance angiography in the assessment of intracranial in-stent stenosis. Prabhakaran S, Warrior L, Wells KR, Jhaveri MD, Chen M, Lopes DK. Stroke. 2009 2009 Mar 40(3):991-3. doi: 10.1161/STROKEAHA.108.522391. Epub 2009 Jan 22. Histopathologic description of Wingspan stent in acute ischemic stroke. Lee VH, Samuels S, Herbst TJ, Gallegos M, Cochran EJ, Chen M, Prabhakaran S, Lopes DK. Neurocrit Care. 2009 2009 Dec 11(3):377-80. doi: 10.1007/s12028-009-9258-0. Stroke as a complication of medical disease. Chen M. Semin Neurol. 2009 2009 Apr 29(2):154-62. doi: 10.1055/s-0029-1213735. Epub 2009 Apr 15. Review. Emerging subspecialties in neurology: endovascular surgical neuroradiology. Chen M, Nguyen T. Neurology. 2008 2008 Feb 5 70(6):e21-4. doi: 10.1212/01.wnl.0000299086.22147.89. Review. No abstract available. Major neurologic improvement following endovascular recanalization therapy for acute ischemic stroke. Prabhakaran S, Chen M, Choi JH, Mangla S, Lavine SD, Pile-Spellman J, Meyers PM, Chong JY. Cerebrovasc Dis. 2008 2008 25(5):401-7. doi: 10.1159/000121340. Epub 2008 Mar 17.
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My practice really is focused on taking care of patients with blood vessel diseases of the brain and spine. When dealing with the brain and spine there really is — every decision there’s so much at stake. There’s really no room for error.
When you’re at a place like this, probably one of the biggest assets is really your colleagues — getting everybody else involved, making sure that they are all going through their checklists, and are able to communicate easily within the organization. If all that leads to the team doing better, I know for a fact that that’s going to be even more powerful to helping improve the odds for a good patient outcome.
Treating Cerebrovascular Conditions