Mhd-Ali - Baaj

  • 722 Citations
  • 16 h-Index
20082017

Research Output 2008 2017

  • 722 Citations
  • 16 h-Index
  • 70 Article
  • 4 Review article
  • 3 Chapter
  • 1 Editorial
2017

90-day Readmission after Lumbar Spinal Fusion Surgery in New York State between 2005 and 2014–A 10-year Analysis of a Statewide Cohort

Baaj, A. A., Lang, G., Hsu, W. C., Avila, M. J., Mao, J. & Sedrakyan, A. Apr 24 2017 (Accepted/In press) In : Spine.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Spinal Fusion
antineoplaston A10
Spine
Catchment Area (Health)
Quality of Health Care

Evaluation and management of adolescent idiopathic scoliosis: A review

Jada, A., Mackel, C. E., Hwang, S. W., Samdani, A. F., Stephen, J. H., Bennett, J. T. & Baaj, A. A. 2017 In : Neurosurgical Focus. 43, 4, E2

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Scoliosis
Spine
Thorax
Observation
Surgeons

Instability in Thoracolumbar Trauma

Abbasi Fard, S., Skoch, J., Avila, M. J., Patel, A. S., Sattarov, K. V., Walter, C. M. & Baaj, A. A. 2017 In : Clinical Spine Surgery. 30, 8, p. E1046-E1049

Research output: Research - peer-reviewReview article

Wounds and Injuries
Surgeons
Spine
Manuscripts
Counseling

Pediatric spinal deformity

Baaj, A. A., Brockmeyer, D., Jea, A. & Samdani, A. F. 2017 In : Neurosurgical Focus. 43, 4, E1

Research output: Research - peer-reviewEditorial

3 Citations

Salvage Revision Surgery After Inappropriate Approach for Primary Spine Tumors: Long Term Follow-Up in 56 Cases

Luzzati, A., Scotto, G., Perrucchini, G., Baaj, A. A. & Zoccali, C. Feb 1 2017 In : World Neurosurgery. 98, p. 329-333 5 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Reoperation
Spine
Neoplasms
Survival Rate
Recurrence
2016
1 Citations

A comparative biomechanical analysis of stand alone versus facet screw and pedicle screw augmented lateral interbody arthrodesis: An in vitro human cadaveric model

Kretzer, R. M., Molina, C., Hu, N., Umekoji, H., Baaj, A. A., Serhan, H. & Cunningham, B. W. 2016 In : Clinical Spine Surgery. 29, 7, p. E336-E343

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Arthrodesis
Pedicle Screws
In Vitro Techniques
Articular Range of Motion
Diskectomy
1 Citations

Bracing After Surgical Stabilization of Thoracolumbar Fractures: A Systematic Review of Evidence, Indications, and Practices

Skoch, J., Zoccali, C., Zaninovich, O., Martirosyan, N., Walter, C. M., Maykowski, P. & Baaj, A. A. Sep 1 2016 In : World Neurosurgery. 93, p. 221-228 8 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Braces
Pseudarthrosis
Return to Work
Pain
Publications
1 Citations

Combined posterior hemiosteotomies and stabilization with lateral thoracotomy for en bloc resection of thoracic paraspinal primary bone tumors: Technical note

Avila, M. J., Skoch, J., Fennell, V. S., Palejwala, S. K., Walter, C. M., Kim, S. & Baaj, A. A. Feb 1 2016 In : Journal of Neurosurgery: Spine. 24, 2, p. 223-227 5 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Thoracotomy
Thorax
Bone and Bones
Neoplasms
Spine

Lumbar disc herniations

Jada, A., Härtl, R. & Baaj, A. Jan 1 2016 Intervertebral Disc Degeneration: Prevalence, Risk Factors and Treatments. Nova Science Publishers, Inc., p. 157-210 54 p.

Research output: ResearchChapter

Therapeutics
Surgeons
Epidural Injections
Steroids
Conservative Treatment

Prognostic factors in traumatic atlanto-occipital dislocation

Fard, S. A., Avila, M. J., Johnstone, C. M., Patel, A. S., Walter, C. M., Skoch, J., Sattarov, K. V. & Baaj, A. A. Nov 1 2016 In : Journal of Clinical Neuroscience. 33, p. 63-68 6 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewReview article

Wounds and Injuries
Traumatic Brain Injury
Spinal Cord Injuries
Survival
Mortality
2 Citations

Residual neurological function after sacral root resection during en-bloc sacrectomy: a systematic review

Zoccali, C., Skoch, J., Patel, A. S., Walter, C. M., Maykowski, P. & Baaj, A. A. Dec 1 2016 In : European Spine Journal. 25, 12, p. 3925-3931 7 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewReview article

Urinary Bladder
Sacrum
Manuscripts
Pelvis
Gait

The Surgical Anatomy of the Lumbosacroiliac Triangle: A Cadaveric Study

Zoccali, C., Skoch, J., Patel, A. S., Walter, C. M., Avila, M. J., Martirosyan, N. L., Demitri, S. & Baaj, A. A. 2016 In : World Neurosurgery. 88, p. 36-40 5 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Anatomy
Surgeons
Sacroiliac Joint
Decompression
Cadaver
7 Citations

The Tokuhashi score: effectiveness and pitfalls

Zoccali, C., Skoch, J., Walter, C. M., Torabi, M., Borgstrom, M. & Baaj, A. A. Mar 1 2016 In : European Spine Journal. 25, 3, p. 673-678 6 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Spine
Survival
Therapeutics
Neoplasm Metastasis
Neoplasms
2015
1 Citations

Anatomic considerations of the anterior upper cervical spine during decompression and instrumentation: A cadaveric based study

Fard, S. A., Patel, A. S., Avila, M. J., Sattarov, K. V., Walter, C. M., Skoch, J. & Baaj, A. A. Nov 1 2015 In : Journal of Clinical Neuroscience. 22, 11, p. 1810-1815 6 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Decompression
Spine
Dissection
Thyroid Gland
Arteries
4 Citations

A paradigm for the evaluation and management of spinal coccidioidomycosis

Martirosyan, N. L., Skoch, J. M., Zaninovich, O., Zoccali, C., Galgiani, J. N. & Baaj, A. A. Jan 1 2015 In : Surgical Neurology International. 6, 1, 107

Research output: Research - peer-reviewReview article

Coccidioidomycosis
Therapeutics
Intractable Pain
Neurologic Manifestations
Spine
9 Citations

Cerebrospinal fluid drainage and induced hypertension improve spinal cord perfusion after acute spinal cord injury in pigs

Martirosyan, N. L., Kalani, M. Y. S., Bichard, W. D., Baaj, A. A., Fernando Gonzalez, L., Preul, M. C. & Theodore, N. Apr 19 2015 In : Neurosurgery. 76, 4, p. 461-468 8 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Spinal Cord Injuries
Spinal Cord
Swine
Perfusion
Hypertension
5 Citations

Fusion after intradural spine tumor resection in adults: A review of evidence and practices

Avila, M. J., Walter, C. M., Skoch, J., Abbasifard, S., Patel, A. S., Sattarov, K. & Baaj, A. A. Nov 9 2015 In : Clinical Neurology and Neurosurgery. 138, p. 169-173 5 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Spine
Neoplasms
Laminectomy
Kyphosis
Evidence-Based Practice

Peribrachiocephalic approaches to the anterior cervicothoracic spine

Sattarov, K. V., Fard, S. A., Patel, A. S., Alkadhim, M., Avila, M. J., Walter, C. M. & Baaj, A. A. Nov 1 2015 In : Journal of Clinical Neuroscience. 22, 11, p. 1822-1826 5 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Brachiocephalic Veins
Spine
Thoracic Vertebrae
Cervical Vertebrae
Anatomy
4 Citations

Posterior atlantoaxial fixation: A cadaveric and fluoroscopic step-by-step technical guide

Sattarov, K., Skoch, J., Abbasifard, S., Patel, A., Avila, M., Walter, C. & Baaj, A. Oct 1 2015 In : Surgical Neurology International. 6, 5, p. S244-S247

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Pathology
Atlanto-Axial Joint
Dissection
Anatomy
Industry
3 Citations

Posterior longitudinal ligament resection or preservation in anterior cervical decompression surgery

Avila, M. J., Skoch, J., Sattarov, K., Abbasi Fard, S., Patel, A., Walter, C. M. & Baaj, A. A. Jul 1 2015 In : Journal of Clinical Neuroscience. 22, 7, p. 1088-1090 3 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Longitudinal Ligaments
Decompression
Diskectomy
Surgeons
Medical Subject Headings
1 Citations

Resection of a posterior mediastinal mass: Lessons learned from a failed exploration for presumed schwannoma

Kim, S., Yoo, B., Baaj, A. & Little, A. G. Oct 20 2015 (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

5 Citations

Surgical anatomy of the minimally invasive lateral lumbar approach

Bina, R. W., Zoccali, C., Skoch, J. & Baaj, A. A. Mar 1 2015 In : Journal of Clinical Neuroscience. 22, 3, p. 456-459 4 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Minimally Invasive Surgical Procedures
Anatomy
Lumbosacral Plexus
Regional Anatomy
Psoas Muscles
3 Citations

The surgical neurovascular anatomy relating to partial and complete sacral and sacroiliac resections: a cadaveric, anatomic study

Zoccali, C., Skoch, J., Patel, A., Walter, C. M., Maykowski, P. & Baaj, A. A. May 7 2015 In : European Spine Journal. 24, 5, p. 1109-1113 5 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Anatomy
Hemorrhage
Sacroiliac Joint
Osteotomy
Blood Vessels
3 Citations

The surgical vascular anatomy of the minimally invasive lateral lumbar interbody approach: a cadaveric and radiographic analysis

Alkadhim, M., Zoccali, C., Abbasifard, S., Avila, M. J., Patel, A. S., Sattarov, K., Walter, C. M. & Baaj, A. A. Nov 1 2015 In : European Spine Journal. 24, p. 906-911 6 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Blood Vessels
Anatomy
Arteries
Spine
Intervertebral Disc
2014
4 Citations

Brain tumors enhance plasmatic coagulation: The role of hemeoxygenase-1

Nielsen, V. G., Lemole, G. M., Matika, R. W., Weinand, M. E., Hussaini, S., Baaj, A. A. & Steinbrenner, E. B. 2014 In : Anesthesia and Analgesia. 118, 5, p. 919-924 6 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Heme Oxygenase-1
Brain Neoplasms
Carbon Monoxide
Thrombophilia
Carboxyhemoglobin
6 Citations

Freehand thoracic pedicle screw technique using a uniform entry point and sagittal trajectory for all levels: preliminary clinical experience

Fennell, V. S., Palejwala, S., Skoch, J., Stidd, D. A. & Baaj, A. A. Nov 1 2014 In : Journal of Neurosurgery: Spine. 21, 5, p. 778-784 7 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Thorax
Pedicle Screws
Spine

Metastatic choriocarcinoma to the lumbar spine: Case report and review of literature

Skoch, J., Kobylanski, K., Rice, J. M. & Baaj, A. A. 2014 In : Surgical Neurology International. 5, 145205

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Choriocarcinoma
Spine
Neoplasm Metastasis
Therapeutics
Non-gestational Choriocarcinoma
5 Citations
Spine
Therapeutics
Radiculopathy
Low Back Pain
Signs and Symptoms

Occipital condyle to cervical spine screw and rod fixation

Uribe, J. S., Ramos, E., Youssef, S., Vale, F. L. & Baaj, A. A. Oct 1 2014 In : Journal of Neurosurgery: Spine. 21, 4, p. 685-686 2 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

5 Citations

Optimal trajectory for the occipital condyle screw

Le, T. V., Vivas, A. C., Baaj, A. A., Vale, F. L. & Uribe, J. S. 2014 In : Journal of Spinal Disorders and Techniques. 27, 2, p. 93-97 5 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Bone and Bones
Joints
Incidence
Skull Base
Tomography
2 Citations

Radiographic assessment of thoracolumbar fractures based on axial zones

Baaj, A. A., Gantwerker, B. R., Theodore, N., Uribe, J. S., Vale, F. L., Crawford, N. R. & Sonntag, V. K. H. 2014 In : Journal of Spinal Disorders and Techniques. 27, 2, p. 59-63 5 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Wounds and Injuries
Tomography
Spinal Fractures
Stress Fractures
Spine
3 Citations

Surgical anatomy of the diaphragm in the anterolateral approach to the spine: A cadaveric study

Baaj, A. A., Papadimitriou, K., Amin, A. G., Kretzer, R. M., Wolinsky, J. P. & Gokaslan, Z. L. 2014 In : Journal of Spinal Disorders and Techniques. 27, 4, p. 220-223 4 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Diaphragm
Anatomy
Spine
Rib Cage
Ribs
16 Citations

The role of minimally invasive lateral lumbar interbody fusion in sagittal balance correction and spinal deformity

Costanzo, G., Zoccali, C., Maykowski, P., Walter, C. M., Skoch, J. & Baaj, A. A. Nov 1 2014 In : European Spine Journal. 23, p. S699-S704

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Lordosis
Scoliosis
Publications
Therapeutics
2013
9 Citations

A comparative biomechanical analysis of stand alone versus facet screw and pedicle screw augmented lateral interbody arthrodesis: An in vitro human cadaveric model

Kretzer, R. M., Molina, C., Hu, N., Umekoji, H., Baaj, A. A., Serhan, H. & Cunningham, B. W. Feb 1 2013 (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Spinal Disorders and Techniques.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Arthrodesis
Pedicle Screws
In Vitro Techniques
Articular Range of Motion
Phthiraptera
22 Citations

Neuronavigation in minimally invasive spine surgery

Moses, Z. B., Mayer, R. R., Strickland, B. A., Kretzer, R. M., Wolinsky, J. P., Gokaslan, Z. L. & Baaj, A. A. 2013 In : Neurosurgical Focus. 35, 2, E12

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Neuronavigation
Minimally Invasive Surgical Procedures
Spine
Thorax
Technology
13 Citations

O-Arm-based image guidance in minimally invasive spine surgery: Technical note

Baaj, A. A., Beckman, J. & Smith, D. A. Mar 2013 In : Clinical Neurology and Neurosurgery. 115, 3, p. 342-345 4 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Minimally Invasive Surgical Procedures
Spine
Technology
Cone-Beam Computed Tomography
Three-Dimensional Imaging

Osteogenesis Imperfecta and Basilar Invagination

Papadimitriou, K., Baaj, A. A. & Wolinsky, J. P. Sep 2013 Osteogenesis Imperfecta: A Translational Approach to Brittle Bone Disease. Elsevier Inc., p. 343-348 6 p.

Research output: ResearchChapter

Osteogenesis Imperfecta
Platybasia
Hajdu-Cheney Syndrome
Achondroplasia
Mucopolysaccharidosis I

Spinal Cord Compression

Sciubba, D. M., Baaj, A. A. & Gokaslan, Z. L. Oct 22 2013 Abeloff's Clinical Oncology: Fifth Edition. Elsevier Inc., p. 715-724 10 p.

Research output: ResearchChapter

The rib head as a landmark in the anterolateral approach to the thoracic spine: A computed tomography-based morphometric study

Papadimitriou, K., Amin, A. G., Kretzer, R. M., Chaput, C., Tortolani, P. J., Wolinsky, J. P., Gokaslan, Z. L. & Baaj, A. A. May 2013 In : Journal of Neurosurgery: Spine. 18, 5, p. 484-489 6 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Ribs
Spine
Thorax
Tomography
Spinal Canal
2012
31 Citations

Anterior longitudinal ligament release using the minimally invasive lateral retroperitoneal transpsoas approach: A cadaveric feasibility study and report of 4 clinical cases - Laboratory investigation

Deukmedjian, A. R., Le, T. V., Baaj, A. A., Dakwar, E., Smith, D. A. & Uribe, J. S. Dec 2012 In : Journal of Neurosurgery: Spine. 17, 6, p. 530-539 10 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Longitudinal Ligaments
Feasibility Studies
Lordosis
Osteotomy
Spine
15 Citations

Complications of lateral plating in the minimally invasive lateral transpsoas approach: Clinical article

Le, T. V., Smith, D. A., Greenberg, M. S., Dakwar, E., Baaj, A. A. & Uribe, J. S. Mar 2012 In : Journal of Neurosurgery: Spine. 16, 3, p. 302-307 6 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Back Pain
Patient Selection
Spine
Databases
Incidence
13 Citations

Complications of the mini-open anterolateral approach to the thoracolumbar spine

Baaj, A. A., Dakwar, E., Le, T. V., Smith, D. A., Ramos, E., Smith, W. D. & Uribe, J. S. Sep 2012 In : Journal of Clinical Neuroscience. 19, 9, p. 1265-1267 3 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Spine
Hemothorax
Minimally Invasive Surgical Procedures
Intraoperative Complications
Neuralgia
1 Citations

Decompressive craniectomy with massive intractable intraoperative cerebral edema: Utilization of silicone sheet for temporary scalp closure - Case report

Ahmadian, A., Baaj, A. A., Garcia, M., Carey, C., Rodriguez, L., Storrs, B. & Tuite, G. F. Sep 2012 In : Journal of Neurosurgery: Pediatrics. 10, 3, p. 195-199 5 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Decompressive Craniectomy
Brain Edema
Silicones
Scalp
Brain
2 Citations

Drainage of a ventral epidural atlantoaxial abscess via the transoral approach

Baaj, A. A., Alikhani, P., Sack, J., Vale, F. L. & Greenberg, M. S. Jul 2012 In : Journal of Clinical Neuroscience. 19, 7, p. 1044-1045 2 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Intravenous Substance Abuse
Epidural Abscess
Spinal Cord Compression
Acute-Phase Proteins
Neck Pain
44 Citations

Lordosis restoration after anterior longitudinal ligament release and placement of lateral hyperlordotic interbody cages during the minimally invasive lateral transpsoas approach: A radiographic study in cadavers:Laboratory investigation

Uribe, J. S., Smith, D. A., Dakwar, E., Baaj, A. A., Mundis, G. M., Turner, A. W. L., Cornwall, G. B. & Akbarnia, B. A. Nov 2012 In : Journal of Neurosurgery: Spine. 17, 5, p. 476-485 10 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Longitudinal Ligaments
Lordosis
Cadaver
Osteotomy
Radiography
1 Citations

Neuronavigation in spinal surgery

Baaj, A. A. & Gokaslan, Z. L. Jul 2012 In : World Neurosurgery. 78, 1-2, p. 74-75 2 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Spine metastasis

Baaj, A. A. & Gokaslan, Z. L. Oct 2012 In : Journal of Neurosurgery: Spine. 17, 4, p. 269-270 2 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

47 Citations

Subsidence of polyetheretherketone intervertebral cages in minimally invasive lateral retroperitoneal transpsoas lumbar interbody fusion.

Le, T. V., Baaj, A. A., Dakwar, E., Burkett, C. J., Murray, G., Smith, D. A. & Uribe, J. S. Jun 15 2012 In : Spine. 37, 14, p. 1268-1273 6 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

polyetheretherketone
Spine
Arthrodesis
Research Ethics Committees
Allografts
2 Citations

Surgical approaches to thoracic ossification of the posterior longitudinal ligament

Baaj, A. A., Smith, D. A., Vale, F. L. & Uribe, J. S. Mar 2012 In : Journal of Clinical Neuroscience. 19, 3, p. 349-351 3 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Ossification of Posterior Longitudinal Ligament
Laminectomy
Spinal Cord Diseases
Decompression
Thorax
22 Citations

The effect of the retroperitoneal transpsoas minimally invasive lateral interbody fusion on segmental and regional lumbar lordosis

Le, T. V., Vivas, A. C., Dakwar, E., Baaj, A. A. & Uribe, J. S. 2012 In : TheScientificWorldJournal [electronic resource]. 2012, 516706

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

effect
Fusion reactions
Lordosis
Spine
instrumentation