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Demetrius K. Lopes, MD

Demetrius K. Lopes, MD
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Specialty:
  • Neurological Surgery
Board Certification:
  • Neurological Surgery
Faculty Rank: Associate Professor
Medical or Graduate Education: Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
Residency: State University of New York at Buffalo - Neurological Surgery
Fellowship: State University of New York at Buffalo - Endovascular Neurosurgery
Clinical Expertise:
  • Angiogram, cerebral
  • Arteriovenous malformations
  • Brain aneurysm
  • Carotid endarterectomy and stenting
  • Coil embolization
  • Endovascular procedures
  • Endovascular/vascular neurosurgery
  • Intracerebral hemorrhage
  • Magnetic navigation system surgery
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid hemorrhage
Research Interests:
  • Minimally invasive treatment of vascular disease
  • Cerebral aneurysms
  • Stroke
  • Arteriovenous malformations
Languages Spoken:
  • Portuguese
  • Spanish
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  • 1725 W. Harrison St.
  • Suite 855
  • Chicago, IL  60612
  • Phone: (312) 942-6644
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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.

  1. Treatment of a ruptured vertebrobasilar fusiform aneurysm using pipeline embolization device.
    Tan LA, Moftakhar R, Lopes DK.
    J Cerebrovasc Endovasc Neurosurg. 2013
    2013 Mar
    15(1):30-3. doi: 10.7461/jcen.2013.15.1.30. Epub 2013 Mar 31.
  2. Progressive Deconstruction: A Novel Aneurysm Treatment Using the Pipeline Embolization Device for Competitive Flow Diversion.
    Wajnberg E, Silva TS, Johnson AK, Lopes DK
    Neurosurgery
    2013 Jun 19
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  3. Endovascular repair of a double-lumen dissecting aneurysm.
    Johnson AK, Gerard CS, Lopes DK
    J Neurointerv Surg
    2013 Jun 12
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  4. 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.
  5. Stent-assisted embolization of 100 middle cerebral artery aneurysms.
    Johnson AK, Heiferman DM, Lopes DK.
    J Neurosurg. 2013
    2013 Feb 8. [Epub ahead of print]
  6. 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]
  7. Pipeline for Uncoilable or Failed Aneurysms: Results from a Multicenter Clinical Trial.
    Becske T, Kallmes DF, Saatci I, McDougall CG, Szikora I, Lanzino G, Moran CJ, Woo HH, Lopes DK, Berez AL, Cher DJ, Siddiqui AH, Levy EI, Albuquerque FC, Fiorella DJ, Berentei Z, Marosfoi M, Cekirge SH, Nelson PK.
    Radiology. 2013
    2013 Feb 15. [Epub ahead of print]
  8. Massive cerebral involvement in fat embolism syndrome and intracranial pressure management.
    Kellogg RG, Fontes RB, Lopes DK
    J. Neurosurg.
    2013 Aug 16
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  9. Recanalization of acute carotid stent occlusion using Penumbra 4Max aspiration catheter: technical report and review of rescue strategies for acute carotid stent occlusion.
    Munich S, Moftakhar R, Lopes D
    BMJ Case Rep
    2013
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  10. Endovascular repair of a double-lumen dissecting aneurysm.
    Johnson AK, Gerard CS, Lopes DK
    BMJ Case Rep
    2013
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    eng
  11. Stent assisted embolization of 64 anterior communicating artery aneurysms.
    Johnson AK, Munich SA, Heiferman DM, Lopes DK.
    J Neurointerv Surg. 2012
    2012 Sep 21. [Epub ahead of print]
  12. Intervention for intracranial atherosclerosis after SAMMPRIS.
    Ringer AJ, Khalessi AA, Mocco J, Boulos A, Welch B, Siddiqui AH, Lopes D, Bendok B, Arthur A, Levy E, Veznedaroglu E; Endovascular Neurosurgery Research Group (ENRG).
    World Neurosurg. 2012
    2012 Nov
    78(5):409-12. doi: 10.1016/j.wneu.2012.07.009. Epub 2012 Jul 20. No abstract available.
  13. Double wire technique for stenting tortuous cerebral vessels.
    Lopes DK, Johnson AK, Schreiner CA.
    J Stroke Cerebrovasc Dis. 2012
    2012 Nov
    21(8):905.e7-10. doi: 10.1016/j.jstrokecerebrovasdis.2011.06.002. Epub 2011 Jul 20.
  14. Evaluation of cerebral artery perforators and the pipeline embolization device using optical coherence tomography.
    Lopes DK, Johnson AK.
    J Neurointerv Surg. 2012
    2012 Jul
    4(4):291-4. doi: 10.1136/neurintsurg-2011-010102. Epub 2011 Sep 20.
  15. Initial Experience with Neuroform EZ in the Treatment of Wide-neck Cerebral Aneurysms.
    Mangubat EZ, Johnson AK, Keigher KM, Lopes DK.
    Neurointervention. 2012
    2012 Feb
    7(1):34-9. doi: 10.5469/neuroint.2012.7.1.34. Epub 2012 Feb 29.
  16. Venous sinus manometry and intervention using the PrimeWire Prestige pressure guidewire: technique and initial experience.
    Lopes DK, Johnson AK, Tan LA.
    J Neurointerv Surg. 2012
    2012 Aug 31. [Epub ahead of print]
  17. 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.
  18. Should we use stents in subarachnoid hemorrhage?
    Lopes D, Mangubat E, Keigher K, Cogan C.
    J Neurosurg Sci
    2011 Mar
    55(1):35-8
  19. Moyamoya syndrome in an adult with essential thrombocythemia.
    Lazzaro MA, Cochran EJ, Lopes DK, Prabhakaran S.
    Neurol Int. 2011
    2011 Jun
    3(1):e3. doi: 10.4081/ni.2011.e3. Epub 2011 Apr 28.
  20. 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.
  21. High-dose intra-arterial nicardipine results in hypotension following vasospasm treatment in subarachnoid hemorrhage.
    Rosenberg N, Lazzaro MA, Lopes DK, Prabhakaran S.
    Neurocrit Care. 2011
    2011 Dec
    15(3):400-4. doi: 10.1007/s12028-011-9537-4.
  22. Erratum.
    Mericle RA, Simon SD, Lopes DK.
    Neurosurgery. 2011
    2011 Apr 27. [Epub ahead of print] No abstract available.
  23. Hemodynamic changes following wingspan stent placement--a quantitative magnetic resonance angiography study.
    Prabhakaran S, Wells KR, Jhaveri MD, Lopes DK.
    J Neuroimaging. 2011
    2011 Apr
    21(2):e109-13. doi: 10.1111/j.1552-6569.2009.00425.x.
  24. Use of intracranial stenting to secure unstable liquid embolic casts in wide-neck sidewall intracranial aneurysms
    Simon SD, Lopes DK, Mericle RA
    Neurosurgery
    2010 Mar
    66(3 Suppl Operative):92-7; discussion 97-8
  25. Onyx embolization of arteriovenous malformations using 2 microcatheters.
    Lopes DK, Bagan B, Wells K.
    Neurosurgery. 2010
    2010 Mar
    66(3):616-8; discussion 618-9. doi: 10.1227/01.NEU.0000365368.08451.08.
  26. Use of intracranial stenting to secure unstable liquid embolic casts in wide-neck sidewall intracranial aneurysms.
    Simon SD, Lopes DK, Mericle RA.
    Neurosurgery. 2010
    2010 Mar
    66(3 Suppl Operative):92-7; discussion 97-8. doi: 10.1227/01.NEU.0000350983.03348.06. Erratum in: Neurosurgery. 2011 Aug;69(2):E518.
  27. Stent remodeling technique for coiling of ruptured wide-neck cerebral aneurysms: case report.
    Lopes DK, Wells K.
    Neurosurgery. 2009
    2009 Nov
    65(5):E1007-8; discussion E1008. doi: 10.1227/01.NEU.0000350984.86323.61.
  28. 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.
  29. Video NeuroImage: symptomatic SUNCT syndrome cured after trigeminal neurovascular contact surgical decompression.
    Guerreiro R, Casimiro M, Lopes D, Marques JP, Fontoura P.
    Neurology
    2009 Feb 17
    72(7):e37
  30. 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.
  31. Defining the risk of retreatment for aneurysm recurrence or residual after initial treatment by endovascular coiling: a multicenter study.
    Ringer AJ, Rodriguez-Mercado R, Veznedaroglu E, Levy EI, Hanel RA, Mericle RA, Lopes DK, Lanzino G, Boulos AS.
    Neurosurgery. 2009
    2009 Aug
    65(2):311-5; discussion 315. doi: 10.1227/01.NEU.0000349922.05350.96.
  32. Does angiographic surveillance pose a risk in the management of coiled intracranial aneurysms? A multicenter study of 2243 patients.
    Ringer AJ, Lanzino G, Veznedaroglu E, Rodriguez R, Mericle RA, Levy EI, Hanel RA, Lopes DK, Boulos AS.
    Neurosurgery. 2008
    2008 Nov
    63(5):845-9; discussion 849. doi: 10.1227/01.NEU.0000333261.63818.9C.
  33. The OK sign: an unusual angiographic appearance of basilar artery fenestration.
    Prabhakaran S, Lopes DK.
    Arch Neurol. 2008
    2008 Jun
    65(6):836. doi: 10.1001/archneur.65.6.836. No abstract available.
  34. Prevalence and risk factors for aspirin and clopidogrel resistance in cerebrovascular stenting
    Prabhakaran S, Wells KR, Lee VH, Flaherty CA, Lopes DK
    AJNR Am J Neuroradiol
    2008 Feb
    29(2):281-5
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