Recent Publications

2010

Kalanithi PS, Boakye M Traumatic Epidural Hematoma: Trends in National Mortality and Cost from 1993-2006, AANS Neurosurgeon Bulletin, Vol 19:2, 29-33, 2010

 

Lad SP, Patil CG, Boakye M. Trends in median, ulnar, radial, and brachial plexus injuries in the United States, Neurosurgery 66(5):953-960, 2010

 

Lad SP, Boakye M Socioeconomic Trends in Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS) Surgery in the United States. Accepted, Neuromodulation, 2010

 

Lad SP, Boakye M Socioeconomic trends in hospitalization for multiple sclerosis, Neuroepidemiology, 35(2):93-99, 2010

 

Maxwell Boakye, Shivanand P. Lad, Melanie G. Hayden Cervical Laminectomy: Preoperative risk factors and resulting morbidity rates, Submitted, Spine 2010

 

Lad SP, Boakye M Trends in the use of bone morphogenetic protein (BMP) as a substitute to autologous iliac crest bone grafting for spinal fusion procedures in the United States. Accepted, Spine, 2010

 

Maxwell Boakye, Chirag G. Patil, Shivanand P. Lad Lumbar laminectomy: risk factors for morbidity, Submitted Neurosurgery, 2010

Lad SP, Boakye M A socioeconomic survey of spinal cord stimulation (SCS) surgery, Accepted, Neuromodulation, 2010

 

Maxwell Boakye, Anand Veeravagu, Shivanand Lad, and Chirag G. Patil Single-level corpectomy Versus Two-level discectomy and fusion: A propensity score adjusted comparison of complication rates, submitted, Neurosurgery 2010

 

Chirag G. Patil, Allyson Howard, Melanie G. Hayden, Shivanand P. Lad, Maxwell Boakye A Population Based Study of Inpatient Outcomes After Operative Management of Non-traumatic Intracerebral Hemorrhage in the United States, Submitted World Journal of Neurosurgery 2010

 

Paul S. A. Kalanithi, Chirag G. Patil, Maxwell Boakye Predictors of complications in posterior lumbar interbody fusion: a multicenter, prospective analysis from the National Surgical Quality Improvement Program, Submitted Spine 2010

Bashir Akhavan Tafti, Maxwell Boakye, George Segall, David Clark, Barton Lane, Stephen Skirboll.Evaluation of facetogenic neck pain using 18F-Fluoride PET-CT, submitted, The Journal of Nuclear Medicine, 2010

 

Fleager K, Lee AT, Cheng I, Hou L, Ryu S, Boakye M Massive Spontaneous Epidural Hematoma in an Athlete: A Case Report, Accepted JBJS, 2010

 

Valérie Achache, Nicolas Roche, Jean-Charles Lamy, Maxwell Boakye,  Alexandra Lackmy, Antoine Gastal, Véronique Quentin & Rose Katz   Transmission within several spinal pathways in adults with cerebral palsy, Brain 133(5): 1470-1483, 2010

 

Robert T. Arrigo, Paul Kalanithi, Ivan Cheng, Todd Alamin, Eugene J. Carragee, Stefan A. Mindea, Jongsoo Park, Maxwell Boakye Predictors of Survival following Surgical Treatment of Spinal Metastasis, Accepted Neurosurgery 2010

 

Robert T. Arrigo, Paul Kalanithi, Ivan Cheng, Todd Alamin, Eugene J. Carragee, Stefan A. Mindea, Maxwell Boakye, Jongsoo Park Charlson Score is a Robust Predictor of 30-Day Complications following Spinal Metastasis Surgery, Accepted, Spine 2010

 

Robert T. Arrigo, Paul Kalanithi, Maxwell Boakye Is Cauda Equina Syndrome being Treated within the Recommended Timeframe?, Accepted, Neurosurgery, 2010

 

Robert T. Arrigo, Maxwell Boakye, Stephen L. Skirboll. Patterns of Care and Survival for Glioblastoma Patients in the Veterans Population. Submitted, American Journal of Surgery, 2010.

 

Yi-Ren Chen, Maxwell Boakye, Robert T. Arrigo, et al. Morbidity and Mortality of C1-2 Fractures in the Elderly: Surgery and Conservative Treatment. Submitted, Neurosurery, 2010.

 

Chirag G. Patil, Allyson L. Alexander, Melanie G. Hayden, Shivanand P. Lad, Robert T. Arrigo, Maxwell Boakye. A Population Based Study of Inpatient Outcomes after Operative Management of Non-traumatic Intracerebral Hemorrhage in the United States. Submitted, World Neurosurgery, 2010.

 

P.S.A. Kalanithi, Robert Arrigo, Maxwell Boakye. Morbid Obesity Increases Cost and Complication Rates in Spinal Arthrodesis. Submitted, Spine, 2010.

 

Melanie G. Hayden Gephart, Corinna C. Zygourakis, Robert T. Arrigo, Paul S. A. Kalanithi, Shivanand P. Lad, Maxwell Boakye. Venous Thromboembolism Following Thoracic/Thoracolumbar Spinal Fusion. Submitted, Spine, 2010.

 

Maxwell Boakye, Ryan Moore, Stephen L Skirboll, Robert T Arrigo. Health Related Quality of Life Status in Veterans with Spinal Disorders. Submitted, Quality of Life Research, 2010.

 

Yi-Ren Chen, Allyson Howard, Robert T. Arrigo, Maxwell Boakye. National Complications and Outcomes of Interspinous Spacer (X-Stop) versus Laminectomy for the Treatment of Lumbar Stenosis: a Propensity Score Model Matched Comparison. Submitted, Neurosurgery, 2010.

 

Maxwell Boakye, Robert T. Arrigo, Paul S.A. Kalanithi, Yi-Ren Chen. Impact of Age, Injury Severity Score and Medical Comorbidities on Early Complications after Fusion and Halo-Vest Immobilization for C2 Fractures in the Elderly: a Propensity Score Matched Retrospective Cohort Study. Submitted, Spine, 2010.

 

Maxwell Boakye, Robert T Arrigo, Melanie G Hayden Gephart.  Retrospective, Propensity Score-Matched Cohort Study Examining Timing of Fusion Surgery for Traumatic Thoracolumbar Fractures. Submitted, Spine, 2010.

 

  

2009

Shivanand P. Lad, Robert Lober Jessica W. Tsai, Chirag G. Patil, Maxwell Boakye Early trends in spinal arthroplasty in the United States, Submitted, Spine, 2009

 

Patil CG, Veeravagu A, Lad S, Boakye M. Craniotomy for resection of meningioma in the elderly: a multicenter, prospective analysis from the National Surgical Quality Improvement Program. J Neurol Neurosurg. 2009 Oct 13

  

Kalanithi PS, Patil CG, Boakye M National complication rates and disposition after posterior lumbar fusion for acquired spondylolisthesis Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2009 Aug 15;34(18):1963-9

 

Veeravagu A, Patil CG, Lad SP, Boakye M Risk factors for postoperative spinal wound infections after spinal decompression and fusion surgeries Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2009 Aug 1;34(17):1869-72

 

Lad SP, Patil CG, Lad EM, Hayden MG, Boakye M. National trends in vertebral augmentation procedures for the treatment of vertebral compression fractures. Surg Neurol. 2009 May;71(5):580-4; discussion 584-5. Epub 2008 Jun 2

 

Lad SP, Patil CG, Berta S, Santarelli JG, Ho C, Boakye M National trends in spinal fusion for cervical spondylotic myelopathy Surg Neurol. 2009 Jan;71(1):66-9; discussion 69. Epub 2008 Jun 2

 

Lad SP, Santarelli JG, Patil CG, Steinberg GK, Boakye M National trends in spinal arteriovenous malformations Neurosurg Focus. 2009 Jan;26(1):1-5

 

Boakye M. Implications of neuroplasticity for neurosurgeons. Surg Neurol. 2009 Jan;71(1):5-10

 

 

2008

Patil CG, Santarelli J, Lad SP, Ho C, Tian W, Boakye M. Inpatient complications, mortality, and discharge disposition after surgical correction of idiopathic scoliosis: a national perspective. Spine J. 2008 Nov-Dec;8(6):904-10. Epub 2008 Mar 20

 

Boakye M, Patil CG, Ho C, Lad SP. Cervical corpectomy: complications and outcomes. Neurosurgery. 2008 Oct;63(4 Suppl 2):295-301; discussion 301-2

 

Xie, J., Boakye, M. Electrophysiology Outcomes after Spinal Cord Injury. Neurosurg Focus. 2008;25(5):E11

 

Patil CG, Lad EM, Lad SP, Ho C, Boakye M. Visual loss after spine surgery: a population based study. Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2008 Jun 1;33(13):1491-6.

Li G, Patil C, Lad SP, Boakye M. Effects of Age and Comorbidities on Complication Rates and Adverse Outcomes after Lumbar Laminectomy in Elderly Patients Spine. Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2008 May 15;33(11):1250-5

 

Boakye M, Patil CG, Santarelli J, Ho C, Tian W, Lad SP. Laminectomy and fusion after spinal cord injury: national inpatient complications and outcomes. J Neurotrauma. 2008 Mar;25(3):173-83

 

Boakye M, Ho C, Patil CG, Santarelli J, Lad SP. Cervical Spondylotic Myelopathy: National Inpatient Complications and Outcomes After Spinal Fusion from 1993-2002. Neurosurgery. 2008 Feb;62(2):455-61; discussion 461-2

 

 

2007

Li G, Patil C, Adler JR, Lad SP, Soltys SG, Gibbs IC, Tupper L, Boakye M. CyberKnife rhizotomy for facetogenic back pain: a pilot study. Neurosurg Focus 2007;23: 6: E2.

 

Lad SP, Patil CG, Ho C, Edwards MS, Boakye M. Tethered Cord Syndrome: National Inpatient Complications and Outcomes. Neurosurg Focus 2007;23(2):1-5.

 

Lad SP, Patil CG, Lad EM, Boakye M. Trends in Pathologic Vertebral Fractures in the United States: 1993-2004. J Neurosurg Spine 2007 Sep;7(3):305-10.

 

Patil CG, Lad SP, Santarelli J, Boakye M. National Inpatient Complications and Outcomes After Surgery For Spinal Metastasis from 1993-2002. Cancer. 2007; Aug 1;110(3):625-30.

 

Patil CG, Patil TS, Lad SP, Boakye M. Complications and Outcomes after Spinal Cord Tumor Resection in the United States from 1993-2002. Spinal Cord. 2008 May;46(5):375-9. Epub 2007 Dec 11

 

Patil CG, Lad SP, Boakye M. National trends, complications and outcomes following transsphenoidal surgery for Cushing’s disease from 1993-2002. Neurosurg Focus 2007;23(3):E7.

 

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