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Menger R, Thakur J, Jain G, Nanda A. Impact of insurance precertification on neurosurgery practice and health care delivery. Journal of Neurosurgery. 2016 Sep 9:1-6.

Kukreja S, Nanda A. Spontaneous Spinal Epidural Hematoma Report. Louisiana State Medical Society. 2016 Jul-Aug;168(4):140-2.

Bir S, Patra D, Maiti T, Sun H, Guthikonda B, Notarianni C, Nanda A. Epidemiology of adult-onset hydrocephalus: institutional experience with 2001 patients. Neurosurgery Focus. 2016 Sep;41(3):E5.

Maiti T, Bir S, Patra D, Kalakoti P, Guthikonda B, Nanda A. Spinal meningiomas: clinicoradiological factors predicting recurrence and functional outcome. Neurosurgery Focus. 2016 Aug;41(2):E6.

Nanda A, Konar S, Bir SC, Maiti T, Ambekar S. Modified Far Lateral Approach for posterior circulation aneurysms: An institutional experience. World Neurosurgery. 2016 Jul 16. pii: S1878-8750(16)30551-4.

Kalakoti P, Notarianni C, Nanda A. Hospitalization After a Return Visit to the Emergency Department. JAMA. 2016 Jul 12;316(2):223

Patra D, Bir S, Maiti T, Kolakati P, Cuellar-Saenz H, Guthikonda B, Sun H, Nanda A. Superior Cerebellar Artery Aneurysms, the "Sui Generis" in Posterior Circulation: The Role of Microsurgery in the Endovascular Era. World Neurosurgery.  2016 Jul 12. pii: S1878-8750(16)30526-5.

Bir S, Konar S, Maiti T, Guthikonda B, Nanda A. Surgical Outcomes and Predictors of Recurrence in Elderly Patients with Meningiomas. World Neurosurgery. 2016 Jun;90:251-61

Nanda A, Bir S, Konar S, Maiti T, Kalakoti P, Jacobsohn J, Guthikonda B. Outcome of Resection of WHO Grade II Meningioma and Correlation of Pathological and Radiological Predictive Factors for Recurrence. Journal of Clinical Neuroscience. 2016 Sep; 31:112-21.

Bir, Konar, Maiti, Kalakoti, Bollam, Nanda A. Long-term Outcome of Ventriculoperitoneal Shunt and Predictors of Shunt Revision in Infants with Posthemorrhagic Hydrocephalus. Child's Nervous System. 2016 Aug;32(8):1405-14

Kalakoti, Maiti, Sharma, Sun, Nanda A. Mobile apps and Neurosurgery. Neurosurgery. 2016 Aug;92:571.

Maiti T, Konar S, Bir S, Kalakoti P, Nanda A. Intra-operative micro-electrode recording in functional neurosurgery: Past, present, future. Journal of Clinical Neuroscience. 2016 Jul 5. pii: S0967-5868(16)30096-0.

Maiti T, Bir S, Patra D, Cuellar H, Nanda A. 158 Morphological Parameters for Anterior Communicating Artery Aneurysm Rupture Risk Assessment. 2016 Aug;63 Suppl 1:163-4.

Sharma, Kalakoti, Zhu, Gonzalez-Toledo, Romero, Minagar,  Nanda A, Notarianni, Sun. Psammomatous Cavernous Malformation Presenting as Drug Resistant Epilepsy: Case Illustration and Review of Literature. World Neurosurgery. 2016 Jun 6. pii: S1878-8750(16)30367-9.

Bir, Konar, Maiti, Nanda A, Guthikonda. Neuromodulation in intractable pain management: Outcomes and Predictors of Revisions of Spinal Cord Stimulators. Journal of Neurosurgical Focus. 2016 May;40(5):E4.

Connor D, Nanda A. Bengt Liliequist: life and accomplishments of a true renaissance man. Journal of Neurosurgery. 2016 May 13:1-5.

Menger, Kalakoti, Nanda A. Lumbopleural Shunting as an Alternative Cerebrospinal Fluid Diversion Modality for Management of Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension: Is It Time for a Change? World Neurosurgery. 2016 Apr 88:113-118.

Bir, Sapkota, Bollam, Nanda A. Evaluation of Ventriculoperitoneal Shunt Induced Complications in Intracranial Meningioma with Hydrocephalus. JNLS-B. Accepted 2016 April.

Kalakoti P, Notarianni C, Nanda A. Predicting Venous Thromboembolism in Pediatric Trauma Patients. JAMA Surgery. 2016 Apr 27.

Menger R, Menger A, Nanda A. Rugby Headgear and Concussion Prevention: Misconceptions Increase Aggressive Play. Neurosurgical Focus. 2016 Apr;40(4):E12. 

Nanda A, Bir SC, Maiti TK, Konar SK, Missios S, Guthikonda B. Relevance of Simpson grading system and recurrence-free survival after surgery for World Health Organization Grade I meningioma. Journal of Neurosurgery. 2016 Apr 8:1-11.

Maiti T, Bir S, Bollam P, Nanda A. Alfred J Lussenhop and the dawn of new superspecialty endovascular neurosurgery. Journal of NeuroInterventional Surgery. 2016 Feb;8(2):216-20.

Bir S, Maiti T, Bollam P, Nanda A. Management of recurrent trigeminal neuralgia associated with petro-clival meningioma. Journal of Neurological Surgery Part B Skull Base. 2016 Feb;77(1):47-53.

Konar SK, Maiti TK, Bir SC, Kalakoti P, Bollam P, Nanda A. Predictive factors determining the overall outcome of Primary Spinal Glioblastoma Multiforme: An integrative survival analysis. World Neurosurgery. 2016 Feb;86:341-48.

Nanda A, Filis A, Kalakoti P. Mythological Origins of Neurosurgery. World Neurosurgery. Accepted 2016 Feb.

Kalakoti P, Murray R, Segerlind J, Smeds H, Nanda A. Revisiting non-ionizing radiofrequency-electromagnetic field induced causation of brain tumors: Cochlear implants in the etio-pathogenesis of glioblastoma: an interesting observation or an independent finding. Acta Neurochirurgica. 2016 May:158: 907-12.

Bir SC, Maiti TK, Konar S, Nanda A. Overall outcomes following early interventions for intracranial arteriovenous malformations with hematomas. Journal of Clinical Neuroscience. 2016 Jan;23:95-100.

Kalakoti P, Missios S, Maiti T, Konar S,  Bir S, Bollam P, Nanda A. Inpatient outcomes and post-operative complications following primary versus revision lumbar spinal fusion surgeries for degenerative lumbar disc disease: A National (Nationwide) Inpatient Sample analysis 2002-2011. World Neurosurgery. 2016 Jan;114–124.

Bir SC, Maiti TK, Konar S, Nanda A. Does early intervention of intracranial AVM with hematoma have any impact on overall outcome? A single institute experience. Journal of Clinical Neuroscience. 2016 Jan;23:95-100.

Konar S, Bir S, Maiti T, Kalakoti P, Nanda A. Incidental Mirror Meningioma at Foramen Magnum:  A new management challenge. World Neurosurgery. 2016 Jan;85:364.

Bir S, Konar S, Maiti T, Thakur J, Guthikonda B, Nanda A. Utility of neuronavigation in intracranial meningioma resection: A single center retrospective study. World Neurosurgery. 2016 Jan 21. pii: S1878-8750.

Maiti TK, Bir S, Konar S, Bollam P, Cuellar-Saenz HH, Nanda A. Management of Proximal Anterior Cerebral Artery Aneurysms: Anatomical Variations and Technical Nuances. World Neurosurgery. 2016 Jan;85:85-95.

Nanda A, Thakur J, Sonig A, Missios S. (Cover illustration) Microsurgical resectability, outcomes, and tumor control in meningiomas occupying the cavernous sinus. Journal of Neurosurgery. 2016 Jan 8:1-15.

Nanda A, Konar S, Kalakoti P, Maiti T. Microsurgical decompression of tumor of a rare posterior third ventricular pathology. Neurosurgical Focus. 2016 Jan;40 Video Suppl 1:1.

Nanda A, Konar S., Kalakoti P, Maiti T. Posterior interhemispheric approach and microsurgical resection of a pineal parenchymal neoplasm of intermediate differentiation. Neurosurgical Focus. 2016 Jan;40 Video Suppl 1:1.



Kalakoti P, Missios S, Kukreja S, Storey C, Sun H, Nanda A. Impact of associated injuries in conjunction with fracture of the axis vertebra on inpatient outcomes and post-operative complications: a nationwide inpatient sample analysis from 2002 to 2011. Spine Journal. 2015 Dec 14. pii: S1529-9430(15)01789-1

Menger R, Guthikonda B, Storey C, Nanda A, McGirt , Asher. Neurosurgery Value and Quality in the Context of the Affordable Care Act; a Policy Analysis and Economic Perspective. Neurosurgical Focus. 2015 Dec;39(6):E5.

Nanda A, Bir S, Konar S, Maiti T, Bollam P. World Health Organization Grade I Convexity Meningiomas: study on outcomes, complications and recurrence rates. World Neurosurgery. 2015 Dec; pii: S1878-8750(15)01651-4.

Manix, Kalakoti, Henry, Thakur, Menger, Guthikonda, Nanda A. Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease: Updated diagnostic criteria, treatment algorithm, and the utility of brain biopsy. Neurosurgical Focus. 2015 Nov;39(5):E2.

Nanda A, Bir SC, Maiti T, Konar S. Intraventricular Meningioma: Technical Nuances in Surgical Management. World Neurosurgery. 2015 Nov 5. pii: S1878-8750(15)01489-8.

Maiti TK, Konar S, Bir S, Kalakoti P, Bollam P, Nanda A. Role of apolipoprotein E polymorphism as a prognostic marker in traumatic brain injury and neurodegenerative disease: a critical review. Neurosurgical Focus. 2015 Nov;39(5):E3.

Nanda A, Khan I, Apuzzo. Renaissance Neurosurgery: Italy's Iconic Contributions. World Neurosurgery. 2015 Nov 13. pii: S1878-8750(15)01533-8.

Menger R, Wolf M, Lang R, Smith D, Nanda A, Letarte P. Military Neurosurgery: A Range of Service. Neurosurgery. 2015 Nov 2. [Epub]

Bir SC, Kalakoti P, Notarianni C, Nanda A. John Howship (1781-1841) and growing skull fracture: historical perspective. Journal of Neurosurgery: Pediatrics. 2015 Oct;16(4):472-6.

Bir S, Murray R, Ambekar S, Bollam P, Nanda A. Clinical and Radiologic Outcome of Gamma Knife Radiosurgery on Nonfunctioning Pituitary Adenomas. Journal of Neurological Surgery Part B Skull Base. 2015 Sep;76(5):351-7.

Kukreja S, Ambekar S, Sin A, Nanda A. Occipitocervical fusion surgery: Review of operative techniques and results. Journal of Neurological Surgery Part B Skull Base. 2015 Sep;76(5):331-9.

Nanda A, Konar S. Petroclival meningioma: Resisting the Siren's Song. Neurology India. 2015 Sep-Oct;63(5):656-8.

Konar S, Maiti TK, Cuellar-Saenz HH, Nanda A. Delayed proximal middle cerebral artery thrombosis after middle cranial base meningioma resection: a lesson to learn. Acta Neurochirurgica. 2015 Oct;157(10):1769-70.

Menger RP, Wolf ME, Kukreja S, Sin A, Nanda A. Medicare payment data for spine reimbursement; important but flawed data for evaluating utilization of resources. Surg Neurol Int. 2015 Aug 31;6(Suppl 14):S391-7.

Kalakoti P, Ahmed O, Bollam P, Missios S, Wilden J, Nanda A.  Predictors of unfavorable outcomes following deep brain stimulation for movement disorders and the effect of hospital case volume on outcomes: an analysis of 33, 642 patients across 234 US hospitals using the National (Nationwide) Inpatient Sample from 2002 to 2011. Neurosurgical Focus. 2015 Jun;38(6):E4.

Kalakoti P, Missios S, Menger R, Kukreja S, Konar S, Nanda A. Association of risk factors with unfavorable outcomes after resection of adult benign intradural spine tumors and the effect of hospital volume on outcomes: an analysis of 18, 297 patients across 774 US hospitals using the National Inpatient Sample (2002-2011). Neurosurgical Focus.  2015 Aug;39(2):E4.

Ahmed O, Storey C, Kalakoti P, Deep Thakur J, Zhang S, Nanda A, Guthikonda B, Cuellar H. Treatment of vertebrobasilar fusiform aneurysms with Pipeline embolization device. Interv Neuroradiol. 2015 Aug;21(4):434-40.

Bir S, Maiti T, Ambekar S. Nanda A. Incidence, hospital costs and in-hospital mortality rates of epidural hematoma in the United States. Clinical Neurology and Neurosurgery. 2015 Nov;138:99-103.

Nanda A, Murray R. Neurosurgeons as Healers. Neurosurgery. 2015 Aug;62 Suppl 1:129-32.

Kukreja S, Kalakoti P, Ahmed O, Nanda A. Predictors of reoperation-free survival following decompression-alone lumbar spine surgery for on-the-job injuries. Journal of Clinical Neuroscience. 2015 Aug;135:41-5.

Menger R, Storey C, Nixon M, Haydel J, Nanda A, Sin A. Placement of C1 Pedicle Screws Using Minimal Exposure: Radiographic, Clinical, and Literature Validation. International Journal Spine Surgery. 2015 Aug 12;9:43.

Konar S, Maiti T, Nanda A. Multiple mirror aneurysms: report of one case and review of literature. Neurology India. 2015 Sep-Oct;63(5):784-5.

Kalakoti P, Bir S, Murray R, Ahmed O, Nanda A. Technical nuances of clipping a middle cerebral artery bifurcation aneurysm. Neurosurgical Focus. 2015 Jul;39 Video Suppl 1:V2.

Maiti TK, Konar SK, Bir SC, Kalakoti P, Nanda A. Ralph Bingham Cloward (1908-2000): Spine Polymath. World Neurosurgery. 2015 Jul 4. pii: S1878-8750(15)00809-8.

Menger R, Storey C, Guthikonda B, Missios S, Nanda A. Cooper J. Woodrow Wilson's hidden stroke of 1919: the impact of patient-physician confidentiality on United States foreign policy. Neurosurgical Focus. 2015 Jul;39(1):E6.

Bekelis K, Kalakoti P, Nanda A, Missios S. A predictive model of unfavorable outcomes after benign intracranial tumor resection. World Neurosurgery. 2015 Jul;84(1):82-9.

Bir S, Maiti T, Bollam P, Nanda A. Felix Platter and a historical perspective of the meningioma. Clin Neurol Neurosurg. 2015 Jul;134:75-8.

Bir S, Nanda A. Outcomes and Predictors of Improved Survival after Gamma Knife Radiosurgery for Metastic Brain Tumors originated from Breast Carcinoma. Neurosurgery Review. 2015 Jul;38(3):489-98.

Bir S, Ambekar A, Nanda A. Clinical outcome and complications of gamma knife radiosurgery for intracranial arteriovenous malformations. Journal of Clinical Neuroscience. 2015 Jul;22(7):1117-22.

Bir SC, Bollam P, Nanda A. Distribution of ABO blood groups in the patients with intracranial aneurysm and association of different risk factors with particular blood type. Asian Journal of Neurosurgery. 2015 Jul-Sep;10(3):153-7.

Ahmed O, Zhang S,Thakur J, and Nanda A. Nondysraphic Intramedullary Cervical Cord Lipoma with Exophytic Component. Journal of Neurological Surgery Reports. 2015 Jul;76(1):e87-90.

Ahmed O, Kalakoti P, Cuellar H, Guthikonda B, Nanda A. Seven Intracranial Aneurysms in One Patient: Treatment and Review of Literature. Journal of Cerebrovascular and Endovascular Neurosurgery. 2015 Jun;17(2):113-9.

Kukreja S, Ahmed OI, Haydel J, Nanda A, Sin AH. Complications of Anterior Cervical Fusion using a Low-dose Recombinant Human Bone Morphogenetic Protein-2. Korean J Spine. 2015 Jun;12(2):68-74.

Konar S, Maiti T, Bir S, Kalakoti P, Nanda A. Robert H. Pudenz: (1911-1998) and Ventriculoatrial Shunt: Historical Perspective. World Neurosurgery. 2015 Nov;84(5):1437-40.

Wang C, Jin R, Nanda A, Yan J, Li G. Platelet PI3Kγ contributes to carotid intima-media thickening under severely reduced flow conditions. PLoS One. 2015 Jun 8;10(6):e0129265.

Maiti T, Bir S, Cuellar-Saenz H, Nanda A. Mirror aneurysms of the proximal segment of the anterior cerebral artery. Acta Neurochirurgica (Wien). 2015 Jun;157(6):1043-4.

Kalakoti P, Ahmed O, Jacobsohn J, Nanda A. Symptomatic osteolipoma of the tuber cinereum masquerading as calcified retroclival mass: Case illustration and review of literature of ossified intracranial lipomas. Journal of Clinical Neuroscience. 2015 Jun;22(6):1045-51.

Missios S, Kalakoti P, Nanda A, Bekelis K. Craniotomy for Glioma Resection: A Predictive Model. World Neurosurgery. 2015 Jun;83(6):957-64.

Menger R, Connor DE, Hefner M, Caldito G, Nanda A. Pseudomeningocele formation following chiari decompression: 19-year retrospective review of predisposing and prognostic factors. Surgical Neurology International. 2015 May 7;6:70.

Kukreja S, Ambekar S, Ahmed O, Menger R, Sin A, Nanda A. Impact of elective versus emergent admission on perioperative complications and resource utilization in lumbar fusion. Clinical Neurology Neurosurgery. 2015 Sep;136:52-60.

Dossani R, Missios S, Nanda A. The legacy of Henry Molaison (1926-2008) and the impact of his bilateral mesial temporal lobe surgery on the study of human memory. World Neurosurgery. 2015 Oct;84(4):1127-35.

Kukreja S, Kalakoti P, Murray R, Nixon M, Missios S, Guthikonda B, Nanda A. National trends of incidence, treatment, and hospital charges of isolated C-2 fractures in three different age groups. Neurosurgical Focus. 2015 Apr;38(4):E19.

Maiti T, Konar S, Bir S, Bollam P, Nanda A. Historical vignette of infamous gunshot injury to spine: 'an ailment not to be treated'? World Neurosurgery. 2015 Nov;84(5):1441-6.

Zhang S, Thakur JD, Khan IS, Menger R, Kukreja S, Ahmed O, Guthikonda B, Smith D, Nanda A. Anterior stabilization for unstable traumatic thoracolumbar spine burst fractures. Clinical Neurology and Neurosurgery. 2015 Mar;130:86-90.

Nanda A, Kukreja S, Ambekar S, Bollam P, Sin AH. Surgical strategies in the management of spinal nerve sheath tumors. World Neurosurgery. 2015 Jun;83(6):886-99.

Nanda A, Javalkar V, Zhang S, Ahmed O. Microvascular decompression and gamma knife radiosurgery for trigeminal neuralgia. A study on long term efficacy and patient satisfaction. Journal of Clinical Neuroscience. 2015 May;22(5):818-22.

Bir S, Nanda A. Factors Predictive of Improved Overall Survival Following Steretactic Radiosurgery for Recurrent Glioblastoma. Neurosurgery Review. 2015 Oct;38(4):705-13.

Bir S, Kalakoti P, Ahmed O, Bollam P, Nanda A. Control of Progression of Tumor and Increase Survivability with Incidental Use of Beta-blockers among the Patients with Metastatic Brain Tumors. Journal of Neurology India. 2015 Jan-Feb;63(1):19-23.

Bir, S. Ambekar, S., Kukreja, S., Nanda, A. Julius Caesar Arantius (Giulio Cesare Aranzi, 1530-1589) and the hippocampus of the human brain; history behind discovery. Journal of Neurosurgery. 2015 Apr; 122(4):971-5.

Nanda A Javalkar V, Zhang S, Baird L, Ward T, Ahmed O. Microvascular decompression and gamma knife radiosurgery for trigeminal neuralgia. A study of long term efficacy and patient satisfaction. Journal of Clinical Neuroscience. Accepted 2015 May; 22(5):818-22.

Ahmed O, Storey S, Zhang S, Chelly M, Yeoh M, Nanda A. Vacuum-assisted closure of necrotic and infected cranial wound with loss of dura mater: a technical note. Operative Neurosurgery. 2015 Jan 22; 6:11. 

Kalakoti, P., Murray, R., Bir, S., Ahmed, O., Nanda A. Microsurgical clipping following failed coiling of a giant ophthalmic aneurysm. Neurosurgical Focus. 2015 Jan; 38(VideoSuppl1):Video16. 

Bir, S., Bollam, P., Nanda, A. First 1,000 cases of Gamma Knife surgery for various intracranial disorders in LSU Health-Shreveport: Radiological and clinical outcome. Louisiana State Medical Journal. 2015 Mar-Apr;167(2):54-65.

Kukreja, S., Haydel, J., Nanda, A., Sin, A. A single surgeon’s learning experience with fluoscopic radiation emission in minimally invasive spine procedures: Distinct observation in obese versus non-obese patients. Journal of Neurosurgery Spine. 2015 Feb; 22 (2):211-218.

Kukreja, S. Ambekar, S., Sharma, M., Sin, A., Nanda, A. Outcome predictors in the management of spinal myxopapillary ependymoma: An integrative survival analysis. World Neurosurgery. 2015 May;83(5):852-9.



Wadhwa RK, Thakur JD, Khan IS, James J, Ahmed O, Zhang S, Henderson B, Ogden A, Guthikonda B, Nanda A. Adjustment of Suboptimally Placed Lumbar Pedicle Screws Decreases Pullout Strength and Alters Biomechanics of the Construct: A Pilot Cadaveric Study. World Neurosurg. 2014 Apr 30. pii: S1878-8750(14)00448-3. doi: 10.1016/j.wneu.2014.04.065. 

Ambekar S, Madhugiri V, Sharma M, Cuellar H, Nanda A. Evolution of management strategies for cavernous carotid aneurysms: A Review. World Neurosurg. 2014 Mar 29. pii: S1878-8750(14)00370-2. doi: 10.1016/j.wneu.2014.03.042. 

Bir SC, Ambekar S, Notarianni C, Nanda A. Odilon Marc Lannelongue (1840-1911) and strip craniectomy for craniosynostosis. Neurosurg Focus. 2014 Apr;36(4):E16. doi: 10.3171/2014.2.FOCUS13559.

Sampath R, Katira K, Shi R, Vannemreddy P, Patil S, Nanda A. Radio-Anatomic Measurements and Statistical Generation of a Safe Surgical Corridor to Enter the Ventricular Trigone while Avoiding Injury to the Optic Radiations. J Neurol Surg A Cent Eur Neurosurg. 2014 Feb 25. 

Nanda A, Ambekar S. Expanding the Realms of Navigation in Neurosurgery. World Neurosurg. 2014 Feb 15. pii: S1878-8750(14)00148-X. doi: 10.1016/j.wneu.2014.02.018.

Ambekar S, Sharma M, Kukreja S, Nanda A.Complications and outcomes of surgery for spinal meningioma: a Nationwide Inpatient Sample analysis from 2003 to 2010. Clin Neurol Neurosurg. 2014 Mar;118:65-8. doi: 10.1016/j.clineuro.2013.12.010.

Kukreja S, Ambekar S, Sin AH, Nanda A. Cumulative survival analysis of patients with spinal myxopapillary ependymomas in the first 2 decades of life. J Neurosurg Pediatr. 2014 Apr;13(4):400-7. doi: 10.3171/2014.1.PEDS13532.

Nanda A, Ambekar S. Retrosigmoid approach for resection of petroclival meningioma. Neurosurg Focus. 2014 Jan;36(1 Suppl):1. doi: 10.3171/2014.V1.FOCUS13440.

Sharma M, Sonig A, Ambekar S, Nanda A. Discharge dispositions, complications, and costs of hospitalization in spinal cord tumor surgery: analysis of data from the United States Nationwide Inpatient Sample, 2003-2010. J Neurosurg Spine. 2014 Feb;20(2):125-41. doi: 10.3171/2013.9.SPINE13274.



Nanda A, Ambekar S, Javalkar V, Sharma M. Technical nuances in the management of tuberculum sellae and diaphragma sellae meningiomas. Neurosurg Focus. 2013 Dec;35(6):E7. doi: 10.3171/2013.10.FOCUS13350.

Ambekar S, Nanda A. Charles Stent and the mystery behind the word “stent.” J Neurosurg. 2013 Apr 12. [Epub ahead of print]

Jin R, Zhu X, Liu L, Nanda A, Granger DN, Li G. Simvastatin Attenuates Stroke-induced Splenic Atrophy and Lung Susceptibility to Spontaneous Bacterial Infection in Mice. Stroke. 2013  Apr;44(4):1135-43.

Khan IS, Sonig A, Bollam PR, Nanda A. Perioperative Complications in Patients Undergoing Open Transforaminal Lumbar Interbody Fusion (TLIF) as a Revision Surgery. J Neurosurg Spine. 2013 Mar;18(3):260-4.

Yang Z, Wu L, Zhu X, Xu J, Jin R, Li G, Wu F. MiR-29a Modulates the Angiogenic Properties of Human Endothelial Cells. Biochem Biophys Res Commun. 2013 Mar 27. [Epub ahead of print]

Ambekar S, Banerjee AD, Chittiboina P, Cuellar-Saenz H, Sin A, Nanda A.  Rapid Enlargement of Aneurysmal Remnant as a Cause of Early Rebleed after Coil Embolization of Posterior Communicating Artery Aneurysm: A Case Report. J Neurol Surg A Cent Eur Neurosurg. 2013 Mar 19. [Epub ahead of print]

Nanda A, Sonig A.  Neurosurgical Training in India. World Neurosurg. 2013 Mar 8. [Epub ahead of print]

Beckner ME, Sampath R, Flowers AB, Katira K, D'Souza D, Patil S, Patel RB, Nordberg ML, Nanda A. Low-Level Amplification of Oncogenes Correlates Inversely with Age for Patients with Nontypical Meningiomas. World Neurosurg. 2013 Feb;79(2):313-319.

Shastri BR, Nanda A, Fowler M, Levine SN. Adrenocorticotropic hormone-producing pituitary carcinoma with intracranial metastases. World Neurosurg. 2013 Feb;79(2):404.

Madhugiri VS, Ambekar S, Nanda A, Pandey P, Guthikonda B, Bollam P, Brown B, Ahmed O, Sonig A, Sharma M. The Pterional and Suprabrow Approaches for Aneurysm Surgery – A Systematic Review of Intraoperative Rupture Rates in 9488 Aneurysms. World Neurosurg. 2013 Feb 28. [Epub ahead of print]

Sharma M, Madhugiri V, Nanda A. James L. Poppen and surgery of the "seat of the soul": a contemporary perspective. World Neurosurg. 2013 Feb 8. [Epub ahead of print]

Zhang S, Wadhwa R, Haydel J, Toms J, Johnson K, Guthikonda B. Spine and spinal cord trauma: diagnosis and management. Neurol Clin. 2013 Feb;31(1):183-206.

Nanda A. Gallipoli: Intercontinental Leadership Through the Prism of Atatürk, Churchill, and Gandhi. World Neurosurg. 2013 Jan;79(1):35-9.

Wadhwa R, Toms J, Chittiboina P, Tawfik T, Glenn C, Caldito G, Guthikonda B, Nanda A. Dysphagia Following Posterior Fossa Surgery in Adults. World Neurosurg. 2013 Jan 11. [Epub ahead of print]

Chittiboina P, Pasieka H, Sonig A, Bollam P, Notarianni C, Willis BK, Nanda A. Posthemorrhagic hydrocephalus and shunts: what are the predictors of multiple revision surgeries? J Neurosurg Pediatr. 2013 Jan;11(1):37-42.



Nanda A. The agony of complications in neurosurgery. Indian Journal of Neurosurgery. 2012 Oct;1(2):105-107.

Ambekar S, Sonig A, Nanda A. Dorello’s Canal and Gruber’s Ligament: Historical Perspective. J Neurol Surg B. 2012;73:430-433.

Guimaraens L, Sola T, Vivas E, Casasco A, Chittiboina P, Theron J, Cuellar H. Carotid recanalization in nonacute internal carotid artery occlusion: a therapeutic option for ischemic stroke. Clin Neurosurg. 2012;59:119-25.

Ambekar S, Madhugiri V, Bollam P, Nanda A.  Morphological differences between ruptured and unruptured basilar bifurcation aneurysms. J Neuro Surg B. 2012.

Connor DE Jr, Shamieh KS, Ogden AL, Mukherjee DP, Sin A, Nanda A. Biomechanical performance of rigid compared to dynamic anterior cervical plating: analysis of adjacent upper and lower level compressive forces. J Clin Neurosci. 2012 Dec;19(12):1706-10.

Nanda A, Sonig A, Banerjee AD, Javalkar VK. Microsurgical management of Giant intracranial aneurysm: A single surgeon experience from Louisiana state university, Shreveport. World Neurosurg. 2012 Dec 12. [Epub ahead of print]

Khan IS, Ahmed O, Thakur JD, Shorter CD, Guthikonda B. Craniocervical arachnoid cyst in a patient with Klippel-Feil syndrome: a unique case. J Neurosurg Spine. 2012 Dec 11. [Epub ahead of print]

Ampil F, Caldito G, Chittiboina P, Nanda A. Does Haemorrhage Associated with Brain Metastases in Lung Cancer Patients Predict Early Mortality after Cranial Irradiation? Clin Oncol (R Coll Radiol). 2012 Nov;24(9):646-7.

Osbun JW, Ellenbogen RG, Chesnut RM, Chin LS, Connolly PJ, Cosgrove GR, Delashaw JB Jr, Golfinos JG, Greenlee JD, Haines SJ, Jallo J, Muizelaar JP, Nanda A, Shaffrey M, Shah MV, Tew JM Jr, van Loveren HR, Weinand ME, White JA, Wilberger JE. A Multicenter, Single-Blind, Prospective Randomized Trial to Evaluate the Safety of a Polyethylene Glycol Hydrogel (Duraseal Dural Sealant System) as a Dural Sealant in Cranial Surgery. World Neurosurg. 2012 Nov;78(5):498-504.

Khan IS, Thakur JD, Ahmed O, Shorter CD, Thomas-Ogunniyl J, Kim MT, Jeroudi MA, Guthikonda B. Primary calvarial angiosarcoma: A case report and review of the literature. Surg Neurol Int. 2012;3:134.

Wadhwa R, Thakur JD, Cardenas R, Wright J, Nanda A. Synoptic Philosophy in a Neurosurgical Residency: A Book and Cinema Club. World Neurosurg. 2012 Oct 27. [Epub ahead of print]

Khan IS, Thakur JD, Chittiboina P, Nanda A. Large sacral osteoblastoma: a case report and review of multi-disciplinary management strategies. J La State Med Soc. 2012 Sep-Oct;164(5):251-5.

Nanda A, Khan IS, Goldman R, Testa M. Sports-related concussions and the Louisiana Youth Concussion Act. J La State Med Soc. 2012 Sep-Oct;164(5):246-50.

Sonig A, Khan IS, Wadhwa R, Thakur JD, Nanda A. The impact of comorbidities, regional trends, and hospital factors on discharge dispositions and hospital costs after acoustic neuroma microsurgery: a United States nationwide inpatient data sample study (2005-2009). Neurosurg Focus. 2012 Sep;33(3):E3.

Thakur JD, Khan IS, Shorter CD, Sonig A, Gardner GL, Guthikonda B, Nanda A. Do cystic vestibular schwannomas have worse surgical outcomes? Systematic analysis of the literature. Neurosurg Focus. 2012 Sep;33(3):E12.

Thakur JD, Banerjee AD, Khan IS, Sonig A, Shorter CD, Gardner GL, Nanda A, Guthikonda B. An update on unilateral sporadic small vestibular schwannoma. Neurosurg Focus. 2012 Sep;33(3):E1.

Thakur JD, Sonig A, Chittiboina P, Khan IS, Nanda A. Humphrey Ridley (1653-1708): 17th century evolution in neuroanatomy and selective cerebrovascular injections for cadaver dissection. Neurosurg Focus. 2012 Aug;33(2):E3.

Chittiboina P, Connor DE Jr, Nanda A. Dr. Otto "Tiger" Freer: inventor and innovator. Neurosurg Focus. 2012 Aug;33(2):E12.

Menger R, Connor DE, Nanda A. 105 Pseudomeningocele formation following Chiari decompression: nineteen year retrospective chart review of predisposing and prognostic factors. Neurosurgery. 2012 Aug;71(2):E544-5.

Sonig A, Nanda A. Transorbital approach to the anterior cranial skull base. World Neurosurg. 2012 Jul 31.[Epub ahead of print]

Wadhwa R, Toms J, Nanda A, Abreo K, Cuellar H. Angioplasty and stenting of a jugular-carotid fistula resulting from the inadvertent placement of a hemodialysis catheter: case report and review of literature. Semin Dial. 2012 Jul;25(4):460-3.

Nanda A. Curiosity, compassion, and composure. World Neurosurg. 2012 Jul;78(1-2):14-7.

Connor DE Jr, Cangiano-Heath A, Brown B, Vidrine R, Battley T 3rd, Nanda A, Guthikonda B. The utility of bone cement to prevent lead migration with minimally invasive placement of spinal cord stimulator laminectomy leads. Neurosurgery. 2012 Jul;71(1):157-63.

Chittiboina P, Connor DE Jr, Caldito G, Quillin JW, Wilson JD, Nanda A. Occult tumors presenting with negative imaging: analysis of the literature. J Neurosurg. 2012 Jun;116(6):1195-203.

Thakur JD, Sonig A, Khan IS, Connor DE Jr, Pait TG, Nanda A. Jacques Bénigne Winslow (1669-1760) and the Misnomer Cavernous Sinus. World Neurosurg. 2012 Jun 18. [Epub ahead of print]

Truong LN, Patil S, Martin SS, Leblanc JF, Nanda A, Nordberg ML, Beckner ME. Rapid Detection of high-level oncogene amplifications in ultrasonic surgical aspirations of brain tumors. Diagn Pathol. 2012 Jun 12;7(1):66.

Day JD, Nanda A. Skull base cerebrospinal fluid fistula. Neurosurg Focus. 2012 Jun;32(6):1 p preceding E1.

Shorter CD, Connor DE Jr, Thakur JD, Gardner G, Nanda A, Guthikonda B. Repair of middle fossa cerebrospinal fluid leaks using a novel combination of materials: technical note. Neurosurg Focus. 2012 Jun;32(6):E8.

Sonig A, Thakur JD, Chittiboina P, Khan IS, Nanda A. Is posttraumatic cerebrospinal fluid fistula a predictor of posttraumatic meningitis? A US Nationwide Inpatient Sample database study. Neurosurg Focus. 2012 Jun;32(6):E4.

Javalkar V, Manix M, Wilson J, Nanda A. Open ring enhancement in atypical brain demyelination. J Clin Neurosci. 2012 Jun;19(6):910-2.

Nanda A, Khan IS. Nervus Intermedius and Geniculate Neuralgia. World Neurosurg. 2012 May 24. [Epub ahead of print]

Chittiboina P, Ganta V, Monceaux CP, Scott LK, Nanda A, Alexander JS. Angiopoietins as promising biomarkers and potential therapeutic targets in brain injury. Pathophysiology. 2012 May 25. [Epub ahead of print]

Patil S, Burton M, Storey C, Glenn C, Marino A, Nanda A. Evaluation of Interspinous Process Distraction Device (X-STOP) in a Representative Patient Cohort. World Neurosurg. 2012 Apr 5. [Epub ahead of print]

Shorter C, Wylen E, Nanda A. Hangman's Fracture in an Osteogenesis Imperfecta Patient. World Neurosurg. 2012 Apr 3. [Epub ahead of print]

Wadhwa R, Thakur JD, Nanda A, Guthikonda B. Sterile hemorrhagic brain abscess in infective endocarditis. Neurol India. 2012 Mar-Apr;60(2):240-2.

Sampath R, Wadhwa R, Tawfik T, Nanda A, Guthikonda B. Stereotactic placement of ventricular catheters: does it affect proximal malfunction rates? Stereotact Funct Neurosurg. 2012;90(2):97-103.

Connor DE Jr, Nixon M, Nanda A, Guthikonda B. Vagal nerve stimulation for the treatment of medically refractory epilepsy: a review of the current literature. Neurosurg Focus. 2012 Mar;32(3):E12.

Javalkar V, Banerjee AD, Nanda A. Posterior cranial fossa meningiomas. J Neurol Surg B Skull Base. 2012 Feb;73(1):1-10.

Chittiboina P, Cuellar-Saenz H, Notarianni C, Cardenas R, Guthikonda B. Head and spinal cord injury: diagnosis and management. Neurol Clin. 2012 Feb;30(1):241-76, ix.

Reddy GK, Bollam P, Caldito G, Guthikonda B, Nanda A. Ventriculoperitoneal shunt surgery outcome in adult transition patients with pediatric-onset hydrocephalus. Neurosurgery. 2012 Feb;70(2):380-8; discussion 388-9.

Khan IS, Javalkar V, Thakur JD, Nanda A. Intrasellar plasmacytoma: an illustrative case and literature review. J Clin Neurosci. 2012 Feb;19(2):210-3.

Song Z, Jin R, Yu S, Nanda A, Granger DN, Li G. Crucial role of CD40 signaling in vascular wall cells in neointimal formation and vascular remodeling after vascular interventions. Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol. 2012 Jan;32(1):50-64.




Nanda A, Chittiboina P. Facial Nerve Monitoring in Posterior Fossa Surgery. World Neurosurg. 2011 Dec 17. [Epub ahead of print]

Chittiboina P, Banerjee AD, Zhang S, Caldito G, Nanda A, Willis BK. How bullet trajectory affects outcomes of civilian gunshot injury to the spine. J Clin Neurosci. 2011 Dec;18(12):1630-3.

Wadhwa R, Toms J, Nanda A, Abreo K, Cuellar H. Angioplasty and Stenting of a Jugular-Carotid Fistula Resulting from the Inadvertent Placement of a Hemodialysis Catheter: Case Report and Review of Literature. Semin Dial. 2011 Dec 9.

Chittiboina P, Guthikonda B, Wollblad C, Conrad SA. A computational simulation of the effect of hemodilution on oxygen transport in middle cerebral artery vasospasm. J Cereb Blood Flow Metab. 2011 Nov;31(11):2209-17. doi: 10.1038/jcbfm.2011.83.

Wadhwa R, Khan IS, Thomas JO, Nanda A, Guthikonda B. Hemorrhagic subependymal giant cell astrocytoma in a patient with tuberous sclerosis: case report and review of the literature. Neurol India. 2011 Nov-Dec;59(6):933-5.

Chittiboina P, Nixon M, Nanda A, Guthikonda B. Diagnosing paroxysmal autonomic instability with dystonia following intracerebral hemorrhage. Neurol India. 2011 Nov-Dec;59(6):906-8.

Thakur JD, Chittiboina P, Khan IS, Nanda A. Unique case of postpartum cerebral angiopathy requiring surgical intervention: case report and review of literature. Neurol India. 2011 Nov-Dec;59(6):891-4.

Nourbakhsh A, Patil S, Vannemreddy P, Ogden A, Mukherjee D, Nanda A. The use of bioabsorbable screws to fix Type II odontoid fractures: a biomechanical study. J Neurosurg Spine. 2011 Oct;15(4):361-6.

Reddy GK, Bollam P, Shi R, Guthikonda B, Nanda A. Management of adult hydrocephalus with ventriculoperitoneal shunts: long-term single-institution experience. Neurosurgery. 2011 Oct;69(4):774-80; discussion 780-1.

Kumar PV, Vannemreddy P, Kumar D, Nanda A, Reddy P. Cardiac troponin I levels are a marker of myocardial dysfunction in subarachnoid hemorrhage and predicts poor neurologic outcome. J La State Med Soc. 2011 Sep-Oct;163(5):257-60.

Banerjee AD, Ezer H, Nanda A. The Artery of Bernasconi and Cassinari: A Morphometric Study for Superselective Catheterization. AJNR Am J Neuroradiol. 2011 Sep 22.

Banerjee AD, Thakur JD, Ezer H, Chittiboina P, Guthikonda B, Nanda A. Petrous carotid exposure with eustachian tube preservation: a morphometric elucidation. Skull Base. 2011 Sep;21(5):329-34.

Song Z, Jin R, Yu S, Rivet JJ, Smyth SS, Nanda A, Granger DN, Li G. CD40 is essential in the upregulation of TRAF proteins and NF-kappaB-dependent proinflammatory gene expression after arterial injury. PLoS One. 2011;6(8):e23239. 

Reddy GK, Bollam P, Caldito G, Guthikonda B, Nanda A. Ventriculoperitoneal Shunt Surgery Outcome in Adult Transition Patients with Pediatric Onset Hydrocephalus. Neurosurgery. 2011 Aug 10.

Reddy GK, Shi R, Guthikonda B. Obstructive hydrocephalus in adult patients: the Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center-Shreveport experience with ventriculoperitoneal shunts. World Neurosurg. 2011 Jul-Aug;76(1-2):176-82.

Chittiboina P, Banerjee AD, Nanda A. Do concomitant cranium and axis injuries predict worse outcome? A trauma database quantitative analysis. Skull Base. 2011 Jul;21(4):249-54.

Jin R, Song Z, Yu S, Piazza A, Nanda A, Penninger JM, Granger DN, Li G. Phosphatidylinositol-3-kinase gamma plays a central role in blood-brain barrier dysfunction in acute experimental stroke. Stroke. 2011 Jul;42(7):2033-44.

Reddy GK, Bollam P, Caldito G, Willis B, Guthikonda B, Nanda A. Ventriculoperitoneal shunt complications in hydrocephalus patients with intracranial tumors: an analysis of relevant risk factors. J Neurooncol. 2011 Jun;103(2):333-42.

Javalkar V, Cardenas R, Tawfik TA, Khan IR, Bollam P, Banerjee AD, Nanda A. Reoperations after surgery for lumbar spinal stenosis. World Neurosurg. 2011 May-Jun;75(5-6):737-42.

Chittiboina P, Conrad S, McCarthy P, Nanda A, Guthikonda B. The evolving role of hemodilution in treatment of cerebral vasospasm: a historical perspective. World Neurosurg. 2011 May-Jun;75(5-6):660-4.

Nanda A, Javalkar V, Banerjee AD. Petroclival meningiomas: study on outcomes, complications and recurrence rates. J Neurosurg. 2011 May; 114(5): 1268-77.

Ezer H, Banerjee AD, Shorter C, Nanda A. The "agnes fast" craniotomy: the modified pterional (osteoplastic) craniotomy. Skull Base. 2011 May;21(3):159-64.

Banerjee AD, Brown B, Wadhwa R, Nourbakhsh A, Caldito G, Nanda A, Guthikonda B. When is posterolateral orbitotomy useful in a pterional craniotomy? A morphometric study. Skull Base. 2011 May;21(3):147-52.

Banerjee AD, Nanda A. Ambroise Paré and 16th century neurosurgery. Br J Neurosurg. 2011 Apr;25(2):193-6.

Wadhwa R, Shamieh S, Haydel J, Caldito G, Williams M, Nanda A. The role of flexion and extension computed tomography with reconstruction in clearing the cervical spine in trauma patients: a pilot study. J Neurosurg Spine. 2011 Mar;14(3):341-7.

Gavins FN, Li G, Russell J, Perretti M, Granger DN. Microvascular thrombosis and CD40/CD40L signaling. J Thromb Haemost. 2011 Mar;9(3):574-81. doi: 10.1111/j.1538-7836.2010.04176.x.

Banerjee AD, Ezer H, Nanda A. Susruta and ancient Indian neurosurgery. World Neurosurg. 2011 Feb;75(2):320-3.

Nanda A, Javalkar V. Microneurosurgical management of ophthalmic segment of the internal carotid artery aneurysms: single-surgeon operative experience from Louisiana State University, Shreveport. Neurosurgery. 2011 Feb; 68(2):355-70; discussion 370-1.

Chittiboina P, Willet O, Nanda A, Guthikonda B. Transient oculomotor nerve palsy after topical administration of intracisternal papaverine. Acta Neurochir (Wien). 2011 Feb;153(2):431-3.

Vannemreddy PS, Nourbakhsh A, Nanda A. Evaluation of the prognostic indicators of giant intracranial aneurysms. Skull Base. 2011 Jan;21(1):37-46.

Javalkar V, Banerjee AD, Nanda A. Paraclinoid carotid aneurysms. J Clin Neurosci. 2011 Jan;18(1):13-22. Epub 2010 Dec 3.

Cardenas RJ, Javalkar V, Ezer H, Burnham J, Nanda A. Occipital interhemispheric transtentorial approach to the superior cerebellum. J Clin Neurosci. 2011 Jan;18(1):128-30.

Reddy GK, Brown B, Nanda A. Fatal consequences of a simple mistake: how can a patient be saved from inadvertent intrathecal vincristine? Clin Neurol Neurosurg. 2011 Jan;113(1):68-71.

Chittiboina P, Cuellar H, Ballenilla F, Nanda A. Two cases of ruptured cerebral aneurysms presenting with contralateral hematomas. Emerg Radiol. 2011 Jan;18(1):39-42.



Nanda A, Javalkar V. Microneurosurgical Management of Ophthalmic Segment of the ICA Aneurysms: Single Surgeon Operative Experience from LSU Shreveport. Neurosurgery. 2010 Dec 22. [Epub ahead of print]

Javalkar V, Cardenas R, Ampil F, Ahmed O, Shi R, Nanda A. The Louisiana State University experience in the management of single small cerebellar metastasis. Neurosurgery. 2010 Dec;67(6):1515-22.

Sampath R, Vannemreddy P, Nanda A. Fusiform aneurysms of the anterior communicating artery: illustrative series of 5 cases with operative techniques. Neurosurgery. 2010 Dec;67(2 Suppl Operative):407-15.

Chittiboina P, Willet O, Nanda A, Guthikonda B. Transient oculomotor nerve palsy after topical administration of intracisternal papaverine. Acta Neurochir (Wien). 2011 Feb;153(2):431-3. Epub 2010 Nov 14.

Guthikonda B, Nourbakhsh A, Notarianni C, Vannemreddy P, Nanda A. Middle turbinectomy for exposure in endoscopic endonasal transsphenoidal surgery: when is it necessary? Laryngoscope. 2010 Dec;120(12):2360-6.

Nourbakhsh A, Chittiboina P, Vannemreddy P, Nanda A, Guthikonda B. Feasibility of thoracic nerve root preservation in posterior transpedicular vertebrectomy with anterior column cage insertion: a cadaveric study. J Neurosurg Spine. 2010 Nov;13(5):630-5.

Cardenas RJ, Javalkar V, Ezer H, Burnham J, Nanda A. Occipital interhemispheric transtentorial approach to the superior cerebellum. J Clin Neurosci. 2011 Jan;18(1):128-30. Epub 2010 Oct 13.

Javalkar V, Cardenas R, Nanda A. Recovery of third nerve palsy following surgical clipping of posterior communicating artery aneurysms. World Neurosurg. 2010 Apr;73(4):353-6.

Cardenas R, Chittiboina P, Willis BK, Gonzalez-Toldeo E, Nanda A. Cerebellar lesion. J La State Med Soc. 2010 May-Jun;162(3):162-4.

Cardenas R, Javalkar V, Haydel J, Wadhwa R, Fowler M, Scheithauer B, Nanda A. Papillary tumor of pineal region: prolonged control rate after gamma knife radiosurgery - a case report and review of literature. Neurol India. 2010 May-Jun;58(3):471-6. Review.

Cardenas R, Pruett D, Nanda A. A brief history of northwest Louisiana neurosurgery. J La State Med Soc. 2010 Mar-Apr;162(2):83-6.

Cardenas RJ, Javalkar V, Patil S, Gonzalez-Cruz J, Ogden A, Mukherjee D, Nanda A. Comparison of allograft bone and titanium cages for vertebral body replacement in the thoracolumbar spine: a biomechanical study. Neurosurgery. 2010 Jun;66(6 Suppl Operative):314-8; discussion 318.

Nourbakhsh A, Katira KM, Notarianni C, Vannemreddy P, Guthikonda B, Nanda A. Long-term follow-up of disability among patients with posterior inferior cerebellar artery aneurysm. J Clin Neurosci. 2010 Aug;17(8):980-3. Epub 2010 May 21.

Nourbakhsh A, Vannemreddy P, Minagar A, Toledo EG, Palacios E, Nanda A. Hydatid disease of the central nervous system: a review of literature with an emphasis on Latin American countries. Neurol Res. 2010 Apr;32(3):245-51. Review.

Sampath R, Vannemreddy P, Nanda A. Microsurgical excision of colloid cyst with favorable cognitive outcomes and short operative time and hospital stay: operative techniques and analyses of outcomes with review of previous studies. Neurosurgery. 2010 Feb;66(2):368-74; discussion 374-5. Review.

Nourbakhsh A, Yang J, Gallagher S, Nanda A, Vannemreddy P, Garges KJ. A safe approach to explore/identify the V(2) segment of the vertebral artery during anterior approaches to cervical spine and/or arterial repairs: anatomical study. J Neurosurg Spine. 2010 Jan;12(1):25-32.


Javalkar V, Guthikonda B, Vannemreddy P, Nanda A. Association of meningioma and intracranial aneurysm: report of five cases and review of literature.Neurol India. 2009 Nov-Dec;57(6):772-6. Review.

Notarianni C, Vannemreddy P, Caldito G, Bollam P, Wylen E, Willis B, Nanda A. Congenital hydrocephalus and ventriculoperitoneal shunts: influence of etiology and programmable shunts on revisions. J Neurosurg Pediatr. 2009 Dec;4(6):547-52.

Nourbakhsh A, Shi R, Vannemreddy P, Nanda A. Operative versus nonoperative management of acute odontoid Type II fractures: a meta-analysis. J Neurosurg Spine. 2009 Dec;11(6):651-8.

Javalkar V, Pillai P, Vannemreddy P, Caldito G, Ampil F, Nanda A. Gamma knife radiosurgery for arteriovenous malformations located in eloquent regions of the brain. Neurol India. 2009 Sep-Oct;57(5):617-21.

Chittiboina P, Wylen E, Ogden A, Mukherjee DP, Vannemreddy P, Nanda A. Traumatic spondylolisthesis of the axis: a biomechanical comparison of clinically relevant anterior and posterior fusion techniques. J Neurosurg Spine. 2009 Oct;11(4):379-87.

Kumar CR, Vannemreddy P, Nanda A. Far-lateral approach for lower basilar artery aneurysms. Skull Base. 2009 Mar;19(2):141-9.

Willis B, Javalkar V, Vannemreddy P, Caldito G, Matsuyama J, Guthikonda B, Bollam P, Nanda A. Ventricular reservoirs and ventriculoperitoneal shunts for premature infants with posthemorrhagic hydrocephalus: an institutional experience. J Neurosurg Pediatr. 2009 Feb;3(2):94-100.

Vannemreddy P, Bryan K, Nanda A. Influence of prayer and prayer habits on outcome in patients with severe head injury. Am J Hosp Palliat Care. 2009 Aug-Sep;26(4):264-9. Epub 2009 Feb 19.


Sin A, Gonzalez-Toledo E, Fowler M, Minagar A, Nanda A. Amyloidoma Presenting as a Butterfly Glioma on Positron Emission Tomography Scan and Magnetic Resonance-Spectroscopy:  A Case Report and Review of the Literature. Journal of the Louisiana State Medical Society. 2008; 160:44-50. 

Notarianni C, Abreo F, Nanda A. Cranial Vault Metastasis of Giant Cell Tumor. Annals of Diagnostic Pathology. 2008 [in press]. 

Vannemreddy P, Caldito G, Willis B, Nanda A. Influence of cocaine on ruptured intracranial aneurysms: A Case Control Study of Poor Prognostic Indicators. Journal of Neurosurgery. 2008; 108(3): 470-6.

Notarianni C, Akin M, Fowler M, Nanda A. Brainstem Astroblastoma: A Case Report and Review of the Literature. Surgical Neurology. 2008; 69(2):201-5.



Daniels L, Shaya M, Nordberg M, Shorter C, Fowler M, Nanda A. Familial Glioblastoma Multiforme in Two Non-Nuclear Family Members: A Case Report. Journal of the Louisiana State Medical Society. 2007; 159(4) 215-222.  

Pillai P, Karim A, Nanda A. Technical Challenges to Surgical Clipping of Aneurysmal Regrowth with Coil Herniation following Endovascular Treatment - A Case Report. Journal of Medical Case Reports. 2007; 1(1) 168.   

Ampil F, Burton GV, Gonzalez-Toledo E, Nanda A. Do we Need Whole Brain Irradiation in Multifocal or Multicentric High-Grade Cerebral Gliomas? Review of Cases and Literature. Journal of Neuro-Oncology. 2007; 85(3):353-5.

Gonzalez-Cruz J, Cardenas R, Nanda A. Penetrating Orbitocranial Injury to the Sella: A Case Report and Review of the Literature. Journal of the Louisiana State Medical Society. 2007; 159(6):310,312,314. 

Sin A, Rashidi M, Caldito G, Nanda A. Surgical Treatment of Myelomeningocele: Year 2000 Hospitalization, Outcome, and Cost Analysis in the U.S. Child’s Nervous System. 2007; 23(10): 1125-7.

Sin A, Smith D, Nanda A. Iatrogenic Splenic Injury during Anterior Thoracolumbar Spinal Surgery Case Report. Journal of Neurosurgery-Spine. 2007; 7(2): 227-9.

Chen C, Hu Q, Yan J, Lei J, Qin L, Shi X, Luan L, Yang L, Wang K, Han J, Nanda A, Zhou C. Multiple Effects of 2ME2 and D609 on the Cortical Expression of HIF-1 Alpha and Apoptotic Genes in a Middle Cerebral Artery Occlusion-Induced Focal Ischemia Rat Model. Journal of Neurochemistry. 2007; 102(6): 1831-41.

Sin A, Gonzalez-Toledo E, Fowler M, Minagar A, Nanda A. Amyloidoma Presenting as a Butterfly Glioma on Positron Emission Tomography Scan and Magnetic Resonance-Spectroscopy: A Case Report and Review of the Literature. Journal of the Louisiana State Medical Society. [In Press]

Vannemreddy P, Caldito G, Willis B, Nanda A. The Influence of Cocaine on Ruptured Intracranial Aneurysms: A Case Control Study for Poor Prognostic Indicators. Journal of Neurosurgery. [In Press]

Patwardhan R, Cardenas R, Myers D, Ware P, Nanda A. Left Vagus Nerve Stimulation for Depression: First Implantation Case Post-FDA Approval and Review of the Literature. Journal of the Louisiana State Medical Society. 2007; 159(1): 38-41.

 Ampil F, Caldito G, Milligan S, Mills G, Nanda A. The Elderly with Synchronous Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer and Solitary Brain Metastasis: Does Palliative Thoracic Radiotherapy have a Useful Role? Lung Cancer. 2007; 57(1):60-5.


Acharya R, Patwardhan RV, Smith DR, Willis BK, Fowler M, Nanda A. Intraspinal synovial cysts:  a retrospective study. Neurology India. 2006 Mar;54(1):38-41.  

Wadhwa RK, Shaya MR, Nanda A. Spinal Cord Compression in a Patient with a Pain Pump for Failed Back Syndrome: A Chalk-like Precipitate Mimicking a Spinal Cord Neoplasm: Case Report. Neurosurgery. 2006; 58(2): E387.

Nanda A, Vannemreddy P, Willis B, Kelley R. Stroke in the Young: Relationship of Active Cocaine Use with Stroke Mechanism and Outcome. Acta Neurochirurgica Supplement. 2006; 96: 91-96.

Karim A, Mukherjee D, Ankem M, Gonzalez-Cruz J, Smith D, Nanda A. Augmentation of Anterior Lumbar Interbody Fusion with Anterior Pedicle Screw Fixation: Demonstration of Novel Constructs and Evaluation of Biomechanical Stability in Cadaveric Specimens. Neurosurgery. 2006; 58(3): 522-527; Discussion 522-527.

Patwardhan R, Minagar A, Kelley RE, Nanda A. Neurosurgical Treatment of Multiple Sclerosis. Neurosurgical Research. 2006; 28(3): 320-325.

Nanda A, Vannemreddy P. Cerebral Ischemia as a Presenting Feature of Intracranial Aneurysms: A Negative Prognostic Indicator in the Management of Aneurysms. Neurosurgery. 2006; 58(5): 831-837; Discussion 831-837.

Karim A, Mukherjee D, Gonzalez-Cruz J, Ogden A, Smith D, Nanda A. Accuracy of Pedicle Screw Placement for Lumbar Fusion Using Anatomic Landmarks versus Open Laminectomy: A Comparison of Two Surgical Techniques in Cadaveric Specimens. Neurosurgery. 2006; 59(1): ONS 13-19; Discussion 13-19.

Chanda A, Nanda A. Retrosigmoid Intradural Suprameatal Approach: Advantages and Disadvantages from an Anatomical Perspective. Neurosurgery. 2006; 59(1): ONS 1-6; Discussion 1-6.

Karim A, Knapp J, Nanda A. Internal Jugular Venous Thrombosis as a Complication after an Elective Anterior Cervical Discectomy: Case Report. Neurosurgery. 2006; 59(3): E705; Discussion E705.

Karim A, Fowler M, McLaren B, Cardenas R, Patwardhan R, Nanda A. Concomitant Choroid Plexus Papillomas involving the Third and Fourth Ventricles: A Case Report and Review of the Literature. Clinical Neurology and Neurosurgery. 2006; 108(6): 586-589.

Sin AH, Caldito G, Smith D, Rashidi M, Willis B, Nanda A. Predictive Factors for Dural Tear and Cerebrospinal Fluid Leakage in Patients Undergoing Lumbar Surgery. Journal of Neurosurgery-Spine. 2006; 5(3): 224-227.

Gonzalez-Cruz J, Nanda A. Occipito-Atlantal Dislocation: An Uncommon Case of Cervical Spine Injury. Journal of the Louisiana State Medical Society. 2006; 158(6): 297-301.

Hussain S, Nanda A, Fowler M, Ampil F, Burton G. Primary Intracranial Leiomyosarcoma: Report of a Case and Review of the Literature. Sarcoma. 2006; 2006: 1-3.



Patwardhan RV, Nanda A. Implanted Ventricular Shunts in the United States : The Billion-Dollar-A-Year Cost of Hydrocephalus Treatment. Neurosurgery. 2005; 56(1): 139-144; Discussion 144-145.

Karim A, McCarthy K, Jawahar A, Smith D, Willis BK, Nanda A. Differential Cyclooxygenase-2 Enzyme Expression in Radiosensitive versus Radioresistant Glioblastoma Multiforme Cell Lines. Anti-Cancer Research. 2005; 25(1B): 675-679.

Shaya M, Willis B, Nanda A. Diffuse Back Pain and Urological Symptoms: Recognizing Tethered Cord Syndrome Early. Journal of the Louisiana State Medical Society. 2005; 157(1): 39-41.

Dubey A, Patwardhan R, Sampath S, Santosh V, Kolluri S, Nanda A. Intracranial Fungal Granuloma: Analysis of 40 Patients and Review of the Literature. Surgical Neurology. 2005; 63(3): 254-260; Discussion 260.

Sharp CD, Houghton J, Elrod JW, Warren A, Jackson TH 4th, Jawahar A, Nanda A, Minagar A, Alexander JS. N-Methyl-D-Aspartate Receptor Activation in Human Cerebral Endothelium Promotes Intracellular Oxidant Stress. American Journal of Physiology: Heart and Circulatory Physiology. 2005; 288(4): H1893-H1899.

Ishikawa M, Vowinkel T, Stokes KY, Arumugam TV, Yilmaz G, Nanda A, Granger DN. CD40/CD40 Ligand Signaling in Mouse Cerebral Microvasculature After Focal Ischemia/reperfusion. Circulation. 2005; 111(13): 1690-1696. 

Ampil FL, Jawahar A, Krishnamsetty RM, Nanda A. Palliation of Brain Stem Metastasis in Patients with Lung cancer by Radiotherapy: How Safe? Journal of Palliative Medicine. 2005; 8(2): 269-271.

Shaya M, Dubey A, Berk C, Gonzalez-Toledo E, Zhang J, Caldito G, Nanda A. Factors Influencing Outcome in Intracerebral Hematoma: A Simple, Reliable, and Accurate Method to Grade Intracerebral hemorrhage. Surgical Neurology. 2005; 63(4): 343-348; Discussion 348.

Jawahar A, Wadhwa R, Berk C, Caldito G, Delaune A, Ampil F, Willis B, Smith D, Nanda A. Assessment of Pain Control, Quality, and Predictors of Success after Gamma Knife Surgery for the Treatment of trigeminal Neuralgia. Neurosurgical Focus. 2005; 18(5): E8. 

Berk C, Shaya M, Acharya R. Surgical Management of Intracranial Cavernous Malformations: The Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center , Shreveport Experience. Southern Medical Journal. 2005; 98(6): 611-615.

Willis BK, Kumar CR, Wylen EL, Nanda A. Ventriculosubgaleal Shunts for Posthemorrhagic Hydrocephalus in premature Infants. Pediatric Neurosurgery. 2005; 41(4): 178-185.

Karim A, Fowler M, Jones L, Patwardhan R, Vannemreddy P, McCarthy K, Nanda A. Cyclooxygenase-2 Expression in Brain Metastases. Anti-Cancer Research. 2005; 25(4): 2969-2971.

Patwardhan R, Dellabadia Jr J, Rashidi M, Grier L, Nanda A. Control of Refractory Status Epilepticus Precipitated by Anticonvulsant Withdrawal Using Left Vagal Nerve Stimulation: A Case Report. Surgical Neurology. 2005; 64(2): 170-173.

Patwardhan R, Besio W, Calvert JW, Kusaka G, Kusaka I, Zhang J, Nanda A. Electroconvulsive Therapy for Seizure Control: Preliminary Data in a New Seizure Generation and Control Model. Frontiers in Bioscience. 2005; 10: 3013-3019.

Jawahar A, Shaya M, Campbell P, Ampil F, Willis BK, Smith D, Nanda A. Role of Stereotactic Radiosurgery as a Primary Treatment Option in the Management of Newly Diagnosed Multiple (3-6) Intracranial Metastases. Surgical Neurology. 2005; 64(3): 207-212.

Patwardhan R, Calvert JW, Besio W, Kusaka G, Kusaka I, Zhang J, Nanda A. Technical note: Preliminary Results in Development of a Novel Intracisternal Penicillin Seizure Model in the rat. Frontiers in Bioscience. 2005; 10: 3009-3012.

Patwardhan R, Fowler M, Willis BK, Nanda A. Idiopathic Primary Pan Intraventricular Hemorrhage in a Child. Neurology India. 2005; 53(3): 373-374.

Campbell P, Jawahar A, Fowler M, Delaune A, Nanda A. Primary Central Nervous System Lymphoma of the Brainstem Responding Favorably to Radiosurgery: A Case Report and Review of Literature. Surgical Neurology. 2005; 64(5): 400-5; Discussion 405.

Wood K, Jawahar A, Smelley C, Mullapudi S, Delaune A, Nanda A, granger DN. Exposure of Brain to High-Dose, Focused Gamma Rays Irradiation Produces Increase in Leukocytes-Adhesion and Pavementing in Small Intracerebral Blood Vessels. Neurosurgery. 2005; 57(6): 1282-1288. 






Jawahar A, Jawahar LL, Nanda A, Sharp CD, warren A, Elrod JW, Jennings M, Alexander JS, Minagar A. Stereotactic Radiosurgery using the Leksell Gamma Knife: Current Trends and Future Directives. Frontiers in Bioscience. 2004; 1: 932-938. 

Shaya M, Fowler M, Nanda A. Pilocytic Astrocytoma Presenting as an Intrinsic Brainstem Tumor. Journal of the Louisiana State Medical Society. 2004; 156(1): 33-36. 

Sun Y, Zhou C, Polk P, Nanda A, Zhang JH. Mechanisms of Erythropoietin-induced Brain Protection in Neonatal Hypoxia-ischemia Rat Model. Journal of Cerebral Blood Flow and Metabolism. 2004; 24(2): 259-270. 

Ishikawa M, Stokes KY, Zhang JH, Nanda A, Granger DN. Cerebral Microvascular Responses to Hypercholesterolemia: Roles of NADPH Oxidase and P-selectin. Circulation Research. 2004; 94(2): 239-244. 

Jawahar A, Ampil F, Weilbaecher C, Hartman GH, Zhang JG, Nanda A. Management Strategies for Patients with Brain Metastases: Has Radiosurgery Made a Difference? Southern Medical Journal. 2004; 97(3): 254-258.

Zhou C, Yamaguchi M, Kusaka G, Schonholz C, Nanda A, Zhang JH. Caspase Inhibitors Prevent Endothelial Apoptosis and Cerebral Vasospasm in Dog Model of Experimental Subarachnoid Hemorrhage. Journal of Cerebral Blood Flow and Metabolism. 2004; 24(4): 419-431. 

Jawahar A, Matthew RE, Minagar A, Shukla D, Zhang JH, Willis BK, Ampil F, Nanda A. Gamma Knife Surgery in the Management of Brain Metastases from Lung Carcinoma: A Retrospective Analysis of Survival, Local Tumor Control, and Freedom from New Brain Metastases. Journal of Neurosurgery. 2004; 100: 842-847. 

Kusaka G, Calvert JW, Smelley C, Nanda A, Zhang JH. New Lumbar Method for monitoring Cerebrospinal Fluid Pressure in Rats. Journal of Neuroscience Methods. 2004; 135(1-2): 121-127. 

Ishikawa M, Zhang JH, Nanda A, Granger DN. Inflammatory Responses to Ischemia and Reperfusion in the Cerebral Microcirculation. Frontiers in Bioscience. 2004; 9: 1339-1347. 

Jawahar A, Cardenas R, Zwieg R, Willis B, Nanda A. A Case Report of Complete Disappearance of Essential tremor after gamma Knife Radiosurgery. Journal of the Louisiana State Medical Society. 2004; 156(3): 140-142.

Kusaka I, Kusaka G, Zhou C, Ishikawa M, Nanda A, Granger DN, Zhang JH, Tang J. Role of AT1 Receptors and NAD(P)H Oxidase in Diabetes-aggravated Ischemic Brain Injury. American Journal of Physiology: Heart and Circulatory Physiology. 2004; 286(6): H2442-H2451. 

Shaya M, Jawahar A, Caldito G, Sin A, Willis B, Nanda A. Gamma Knife Radiosurgery for trigeminal Neuralgia: A Study of Predictors and Success. Surgical Neurology. 2004; 61(6): 529-534; Discussion 534-535.

Sin A, Acharya R, Smith D, Nanda A. Adopting 540-degree Fusion to Correct Severe Cervical Kyphosos. Surgical Neurology. 2004; 61(6): 515-522; Discussion 522. 

Yamaguchi M, Zhou C, Nanda A. Ras Protein Contributes to Cerebral Vasospasm in a Canine Double Hemorrhage Model. Stroke. 2004; 35(7): 1750-1755.  

Sekhar LN, Nanda A, Berk C, Harsh GR. Temporomandibular Joint-preserving Preauricular Subtemporal-infratemporal Fossa Approach: Surgical Technique and Clinical Application—Comments. Neurosurgery. 55(1): 153-154. 

Ishikawa M, Cooper D, Arumugam TV, Zhang JH, Nanda A, Granger DN. Platelet-leukocyte-endothelial Cell interactions following Middle Cerebral Artery Occlusion and Reperfusion. Journal of Cerebral Blood Flow and Metabolism. 2004; 907-915. 

Datta R, Jawahar A, Ampil FL, Shi R, Nanda A, D’Agostino H. Survival in Relation to Radiotherapeutic Modality for Brain Metastasis: Whole Brain Irradiation vs. Gamma Knife Radiosurgery. American Journal of Clinical Oncology. 2004; 27(4): 420-424. 

Kusaka G, Ishikawa M, Nanda A, granger DN, Zhang JH. Signaling Pathways for Early Brain Injury after Subarachnoid Hemorrhage. Journal of Cerebral Blood Flow and Metabolism. 2004; 24(8): 916-925. 

Schonholz C, Nanda A, Rodriguez J, Shaya M, D’Agostino H. transradial Approach to Coil Embolization of an Intracranial Aneurysm. Journal of Endovascular Therapy. 2004; 11(4): 411-413. 

Acharya R, Shaya M, Kumar R, Caldito GC, Nanda A. Quantification of the Advantages of the Extended Frontal Approach to Skull Base. Skull Base. 2004; 14(3): 133-142; Discussion 141-142. 

Weilbaecher C, Patwardhan R, Fowler M, Willis B, Nanda A. Metastatic Lesions Involving the Sella. Neurology India . 2004; 52(3): 365-368.

Patwardhan R, Shorter Cm Willis BK, Smith DR, Caldito G, Nanda A. Survival Trends in Elderly Patients with Glioblastoma Multiforme: Resective Surgery, Radiation, and Chemotherapy. Surgical Neurology. 2004; 62(3): 207-213; Discussion 214-215. 

Tang J, Liu J, Zhou C, Alexander JS, Nanda A, Granger DN, Zhang JH. MMP-9 Deficiency Enhances Collagenase-Induced Intracerebral Hemorrhage and Brain Injury in Mutant Mice. Journal of Cerebral Blood Flow and Metabolism. 2004; 24(10): 1133-1145. 

Zubkov AY, Nanda A, Zhang JH. Signal Transduction Pathways in Cerebral Vasospasm.  Pathophysiology. 2003; 9(2): 47-61. 



Sathyanarayana S, Baskaya MK, Fowler M, Roberts R, Nanda A. Solitary Tuberculoma of the Cerebellopontine Angle: A Rare Presentation.  Journal of Clinical Neuroscience. 2003; 10(1): 120-122. 

Jawahar A, Minagar A, Nanda A. Stereotactic Radiosurgery using the Leksell Gamma Knife: Current Trends and Future Directives. Advances in Clinical Neurosciences. 2003; 13: 1-13. 

Reddy P, Sathyanarayana S, Acharya R, Nanda A. Intramedullary Spinal Cord Metastases: Case Report and Review of Literature.  Journal of the Louisiana State Medical Society. 2003; 155(1): 44-45. 

Gules I, Satoh M, Nanda A, Zhang JH. Apoptosis, Blood-brain Barrier, and Subarachnoid Hemorrhage. Acta Neurochirurgica Supplement. 2003; 86: 483-487. 

Nanda A, Vannemreddy PSSV, Willis BK, Baskaya MK, Jawahar A. Management of Carotid Artery Injuries: Louisiana State University Shreveport Experience. Surgical Neurology. 2003; 59(3): 184-190.; Discussion 190. 

Nanda A, Vannemreddy P. Management of Intracranial Aneurysms: Factors that Influence Clinical Grade and Surgical Outcome. Southern Medical Journal. 2003; 96(3): 259-263.

Reddy P, Sathyanarayana S, Nanda A. MRI Documented Spontaneous Regression of Cervical Disc Herniation: A Case Report and Review of the Literature. Journal of the Louisiana State Medical Society. 2003; 155(2): 97-98. 

Sharp CD, Jawahar A, Warren AC, Elrod JW, Nanda A, Alexander JS. Gamma Knife Irradiation Increases Cerebral endothelial Expression of Intercellular Adhesion Molecule 1 and E-selectin. Neurosurgery. 2003; 53(1): 154-160; Discussion 160-161. 

Yin D, Zhou C, Kusaka I, Calvert J, Parent A, Nanda A, Zhang JH. Inhibition of Apoptosis by Hyperbaric Oxygen in a Rat Focal Cerebral Ischemic Model. Journal of Cerebral Blood Flow and Metabolism. 2003; 23: 855-864. 

Ishikawa M, Cooper D, Russell J, Salter JW, Zhang JH, Nanda A, Granger N. Molecular Determinants of the Prothombogenic and Inflammatory Phenotype assumed by the Postischemic Cerebral Microcirulation. Stroke. 2003; 34: 1777-1782. 

Ampil F, Martinez RL, Jawahar A, Willis BK, Nanda A. Management of Epidural Cauda Equina Disease of Prostate Cancer by Radiotherapy. Radiation Medicine. 2003; 21(4): 145-149.

Nanda A, Jawahar A, Sathyanarayana S. Microsurgery for Potential Radiosurgical Skull Base Lesions:  A Retrospective Analysis and Comparison of Results. Skull Base. 2003 Aug;13(3): 131-138.



Nanda A, Vannemreddy PSSV. Management of Good-Grade Intracranial Aneurysms. Journal of the Louisiana State Medical Society. 2001; 153(1): 22-26. 

Menendez JA, Baskaya MK, Day MA, Nanda A. Type III Occipital Condyle Fracture presented with Acute Hydrocephalus, Vertebral Artery Injury and Resultant Vasospasm. Neuroradiology. 2001; 43(3): 246-248. 

Ampil FL , Polin R, Nanda A. Cauda Equina Compression by Malignant Lymphoma: Long-term Survival following Multimodality Therapy. Leukemia & Lymphoma. 2001; 41(3-4): 417-420. 

Baskaya MK, Menendez JA, Yuceer N, Polin R, Nanda A. Results of Surgical Treatment of Intrasylvan Hematomas due to Ruptured Intracranial Aneurysms. Clinical Neurology and Neurosurgery. 2001; 103: 23-28. 

Baskaya MK, Roberts R, Rivera E, Nanda A. Persistent Primitive Trigeminal Artery associated with Posterior Communicating Artery Aneurysm and Hypoplastic Vertebral Artery. Surgical and Radiologic Anatomy. 2001; 23(3): 169-171. 

Bursztajn S, Feng J, Nanda A, Berman SA. Differential  Responses of Human Neuroblastoma and Glioblastoma to Apoptosis. Molecular Brain Research. 2001; 91: 57-72. 

Ampil FL, Lall C, Willis BK, Hardin JC, Nanda A. Maxillary Sinus Cancer and Metastatic Compression of the Cauda Equina: Report of Two Cases. Journal of the Louisiana State Medical Society. 2001; 153: 497-499. 

Ampil FL, Burton GV, Mills GM, Jawahar A, Pelser R, Nanda A. Cauda Equina Compression in Breast Cancer—Incidence and Treatment Outcome. European Journal of Gynaecological Oncology. 2001; 12(4): 257-259. 

Reddy PK, Williams GR, Willis BK, Nanda A. Pathological Evaluation of Intervertebral Discs after Routine Cervical and Lumbar Decompression: A Cost-Benefit Analysis Retrospective Study. Surgical Neurology. 2001; 56: 252-253. 

Williams RG, Baskaya MK, Menendez J, Polin R, Willis B, Nanda A. Burr-hole Versus Twist-drill Drainage for the Evacuation of Chronic Subdural Hematoma: A Comparison of Clinical Results. Journal of Clinical Neuroscience. 2001; 8(6): 551-554. 

Vannemreddy PSSV, Nanda A, Kelley R, Baskaya MK. Delayed Diagnosis of Intracranial Aneurysms: Confounding Factors in Clinical Presentation and the Influence of Misdiagnosis on Outcome. Southern Medical Journal. 2001; 94(11): 1108-1111. 

Nanda A, Vannemreddy PSSV, Vincent DA.Microsurgical and Endoscopic Approaches to the Basilar Bifurcation: A Quantative Comparison of Combined Pterional and Orbitozygomatic Extended Approaches. Skull Base. 2001; 11(2): 93-97. 

Baskaya MK, Menendez JA, Willis BK. Late presentation of tethered spinal cord in a 73-year old patient. Journal of the American Geriatric Society.  49:682-3, 2001.



Vannemreddy PSSV, Fowler M, Todd JR, Polin RS, Nanda A. Glioblastoma Multiforme in a Case of AIDS: Possible Oncogenic Influence of HIV on Glial Cells. Journal of Neurosurgery. 2000; 92: 161-164.

Reddy P, Vannemreddy PSSV, Greer L, Nanda A. Dandy-Walker Syndrome: Presentation of the Congenital Formation in an Older Patient. Journal of the Louisiana State Medical Society. 2000; 152: 31-34.

Polin RS, Coenen VA, Hansen CA, Shin P, Baskaya MK, Nanda A, Kassell NF . The Efficacy of transluminal Angioplasty for the Management of Symptomatic Cerebral Vasospasm following Aneurysmal Subarachnoid Hemorrhage. Journal of Neurosurgery. 2000; 92: 284-290. 

Menendez JA, Lilien DL, Nanda A, Polin RS. Applications of Fluorodeoxyglucose-Positron Emission Tomography in Neurosurgery: Past, Present, and Future. Neurosurgical Focus. 2000; 8: Introduction. 

Menendez JA, Lilien DL, Nanda A, Polin RS. Use of Fluorodeoxyglucose-Positron Emission Tomography for the Differentation of Cerebral Lesions in Patients with Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome. Neurosurgical Focus. 2000; 8: Article 2. 

Bursztajn S, Feng JJ, Berman SA, Nanda A. Poly (ADP-Ribose) Polymerase Induction is an Early Signal of Apoptosis in Human Neurons. Molecular Brain Research. 2000; 76: 363-376. 

Ampil FL , Nanda A, Willis BK. Metastatic Gastrointestinal Cancer Compressing the Spinal Cord or Cauda Equina. American Journal of Gastroenterology. 2000; 95(3): 848-849. 

Ampil FL , Nanda A, Willis BK. Treatment of Brain Metastases in Patients with Significant Impairment of Consciousness. Intensive Care Medicine. 2000; 26(4): 482.

Nanda A, Vannemreddy PSSV, Polin RS, Willis BK. Intracranial Aneurysms and Cocaine Abuse: Analysis of Prognostic Indicators. Neurosurgery. 2000; 46: 1063-1069. 

Reddy PK, Vannemreddy PSSV, Gonzales E, Nanda A. Synovial Chondromatosis of the Temporomandibular Joint with Intracranial Extension: A Case Report and Review of Literature.  Journal of Clinical Neurosience. 2000; 7(4): 330-334.

McBeath JG, Nanda A. Sudden Worsening of Cluster Headache: A Signal of Aneurysmal Thrombosis and Enlargement. Headache. 2000; 40(8): 686-688.

McBeath JG, Nanda A. Roller Coaster Migraine: An Underreported Injury? Headache. 2000; 40(9): 745-749.

Reddy PK, Nanda A. Synovial Cyst of Lumbar Spine presenting as Disc Disease: A Case Report and Review of Literature. Journal of the Louisiana State Medical Society. 2000; 152(11): 563-566.

Sathyanarayana S, Wylen EL, Baskaya MK, Nanda A. Spontaneous Bowel perforation after Ventriculoperitoneal Shunt Surgery: Case Report and a Review of 45 Cases. Surgical Neurology. 2000; 54: 388-396.

Reddy PK, Vannemreddy PSSV, Nanda A. Eosinophilic Granuloma of Spine in Adults: A Case Report and a Review of Literature. Spinal Cord. 2000; 38: 766-768.

Sathyanarayana S, Wylen EL, Baskaya MK, Nanda A.  Spontaneous bowel perforation after ventriculoperitoneal shunt surgery case report and review of 45 cases.  Surgical Neurology. 54 (5),: 388-96, 2000.

Yuceer N, Baskaya, MK, Smith P, Willis BK. Hematoma of the ligamentum  flavum in the lumbar spine:  Case Report. Surgical Neurology. 53:598-600, 2000.


Wylen EL, Willis BK, Nanda A. Infection Rate with Replacement of Bone Fragment in Compound Depressed Skull Fractures. Surgical Neurology. 1999; 51: 452-457.

Nanda A, Weinberger BB. Central Nervous System Chloroma. Journal of the Louisiana State Medical Society. 1999; 151: 519-520.

Wylen EL, Nanda A. Blastomyces Dermatitidis occurring as an Isolated Cerebellar Mass. A Case Report. Neurosurgical Review. 1999; 22: 152-154.

Wylen EL, Willis BK and Nanda A.  Infection rate with replacement of  bone fragment in compound depressed skull fractures.  Surgical Neurology. 51 (4):452-7, 1999.

Wylen EL and Nanda A.  Blastomyces dermatitidis occurring as an isolated cerebellar mass.  Neurosurgery. Review. 22 (2-3), 1999.

Nanda A and Wylen EL.  Perioperative Neurophysiological Management. Chapter in: Arriaga MA and Day J, eds. Neurosurgical issues in otolaryngology: principles and practice of collaboration. Phila, PA. Lippincott Raven., 1999. 11-26.

Nanda A and Wylen EL. Perioperative Neurophysiological Management. Chapter in: Arriaga MA and Day J, eds. Neurosurgical issues in otolaryngology: principles and practice of collaboration.  Phila, PA. Lippincott Raven., 1999. 11-26.

Wylen EL, Willis BK. Infection rate with replacement of bone fragments in compound depressed skull fractures. Surgical Neurology. 51:452-457, 1999. 

Taylor DW, Barnett HJM, Haynes RB. for the ASA and Carotid Endarterectomy (ACE) Trial Collaborators: Low-dose & high-dose acetylsalicylic acid for patients undergoing carotid endarterectomy: a randomized controlled trial. Lancet 353:2179-2184, 1999.



Ampril FL , Nanda A, Willis BK, Apple S. Treatment in Patients with Glioblastoma Multiforme and Poor Performance Status: Is it Worthwhile? Radiation Medicine. 1998; 16: 109-112.

Wylen EL, Williams RB, Nanda A. Cutaneous T-Cell Lymphoma with Intracerebral and Bilateral intraocular Spread. Neurological Research. 1998; 20: 307-312. 

Wylen  EL, Nanda A. Vertex Epidural Hematoma with Coronal Suture Diastasis Presenting with Paraplegia. Journal of Trauma. 1998; 45: 413-415.

Day TA, Meehan R, Stucker FJ, Nanda A. Management of Frontal Sinus Fractures with Posterior Table Involvement: A Retrospective Study. Journal of Craniomaxillofacial Trauma. 1998; 4(3): 6-9. 

Wylen EL and Nanda A. Vertex epidural hematoma with coronal suture diastasis presenting with paraplegia.  Journal of Trauma. 45 (2):413-5, 1998.

Ampil FL , Nanda A, Willis BK, Apple S. Treatment in patients with glioblastoma multiforme and poor performance status: is it worthwhile? Radiat Med 1998 Mar-Apr;16(2):109-12.



Nanda A, Drury BT. Posterior Circulation Aneurysms in a Child: Clipping of One Leads to Spontaneous Thrombosis of the Other. Pediatric Neurosurgery. 1997; 26: 41-47.

Han Y, Caday CG, Umezawa K, Nanda A. Preferential Inhibition of Glioblastoma Cells with Wild-Type Epidermal Growth Factor Receptors by a Novel tyrosine Kinase Inhibitor Ethy-2-5-Dihydroxycinnamate. Oncology Research. 1997; 9: 581-587.

 Willis BK, Smith JL, Falkner LD, Vernon DD, Walker ML. Fatal air bag mediated craniocervical trauma in a child.  Pediatric Neurosurgery. 24:323-327, 1997.



Han Y, Caday CG, Nanda A, Cavenee WK, Su Huang HJ. Tyrphostin AG. 1478 Preferentially Inhibits Human Glioma Cells Expressing Truncated Rather than Wild-Type Epidermal Growth Factor Receptors. Cancer Research. 1996; 56: 3859-3861.

Ampil FL, Nanda A, Willis BK, Nandy L, Meehan R. Metastatic Disease in the Cerebellum. The LSU Experience in 1981-1993. American Journal of Clinical Oncology. 1996; 19: 509-511.

Ampil FL, Nanda A, Willis BK, Nandy I, Meehan R. Metastatic disease in the  cerebellum.  American Journal of Clinical Oncology. (CCT) 19:509-511, 1996.  



Day TA, Hoasjoe DK, Hebert RL, Gonzalez E, Shockley W, Stucker FJ, Nanda A. Head and Neck Squamous Cell Carcinoma Metastatic to the Orbital Apex. Skull Base Surgery. 1995; 5: 123-129.

Rivera E, Hardjasudarma M, Willis BK, Pippins DN. Inadvertent use of ionic   contrast material in myelography: case report and management guidelines. Neurosurgery. 36:413-415, 1995. 

Hardjasudarma M, Fowler M, Willis BK, Stewart W, Lecky J, McClellan R, Hollenberg H. Imaging of malignant rhabdoid tumor of the brain. Neuroradiology (Suppl). 37:71-172, 1995.
Hardjasudarma M., Prieto R, Willis BK. CTof atlanto-occipital dislocation: the absent atlas sign.  Neuroradiology (Suppl) 37:313-314, 1995. Hardjasudarma M, Willis BK, Black-Payne C, Edwards R. Pediatric spinal blastomycosis: Case Report. Neurosurgery. 37:534-536, 1995.
Smith DR, Tucker SL. The Role of Specialty Physicians in Future Health Care Delivery: A Stakeholder Analysis. Proceedings of the Global Health and Ecology Group and Collective Supplement: The Association of Management 13th Annual International Conference. August 1995. 1995; 13(1).

Ampil FL, Nanda A, Aarstad RF, Hoasjoe DK, Chin HW, Hardjasudarma M. Spinal Edpidural Compression in Head and Neck Cancer. Report of Five Cases. Journal of Craniomaxillofacial Surgery. 1994; 22: 49-52.



McBeath JG, Nanda A. Use of Dihydroergotamine in Patients with Postconcussion Syndrome. Headache. 1994; 34: 148-151.

Willis BK, Greiner F, Orrison WW, Benzel EC. The incidence of vertebral artery injury after midcervical spine fracture or subluxation.  Neurosurgery. 34:435-442, 1994. 



Sekhar LN, Nanda A, Sen CN, Snyderman CN, Janecka IP. The Extended Frontal Approach to Tumors of the Anterior, Middle, and Posterior Skull Base. Journal of Neurosurgery. 1992; 76: 198-206.
Nanda A. Subarachnoid Hemorrhage and Intracranial Aneurysms. Medicine in Small Doses. 1992; 13: 1-2.

Owen PG, Willis BK, Benzel EC. Torulopsis glabrata vertebral osteomyelitis. J of Spinal Dis 5:370-373, 1992. Orrison WW, Rose DF, Hart BL, Maclin EL, Sanders JA, Willis BK, Marchand EP, Wood CC, Davis LE. Noninvasive preoperative cortical localization by magnetic source imaging.  American Journal of Neuroradiology. 13:1124-1128, 1992.
Ball PA, Marchand EP, Benzel EC, Willis BK. Stereotactic biopsy in AIDS  patients (letter). Br J Neurosurg 6:505-506, 1992.