Mhd-Ali - Baaj

  • 835 Citations
  • 17 h-Index
20082018
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Research Output 2008 2018

  • 835 Citations
  • 17 h-Index
  • 71 Article
  • 4 Review article
  • 3 Chapter
  • 1 Editorial
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2018

Instrumented arthrodesis for non-traumatic craniocervical instability in very young children

Janjua, M. B., Hwang, S. W., Samdani, A. F., Pahys, J. M., Baaj, A. A., Härtl, R. & Greenfield, J. P. Jun 29 2018 (Accepted/In press) In : Child's Nervous System. p. 1-10 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Arthrodesis
Spine
Autografts
Platybasia
Klippel-Feil Syndrome

Local muscle flaps minimize post-operative wound morbidity in patients with neoplastic disease of the spine

Franck, P., Bernstein, J. L., Cohen, L. E., Härtl, R., Baaj, A. A. & Spector, J. A. Aug 1 2018 In : Clinical Neurology and Neurosurgery. 171, p. 100-105 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Spine
Morbidity
Muscles
Wounds and Injuries
Operating Rooms

Quality of Life After Combined Endonasal Endoscopic Odontoidectomy and Posterior Suboccipital Decompression and Fusion

Ottenhausen, M., Alalade, A. F., Rumalla, K., Nair, P., Baaj, A., Hartl, R., Kacker, A., Greenfield, J. P., Anand, V. K. & Schwartz, T. H. Jan 1 2018 (Accepted/In press) In : World Neurosurgery.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Decompression
Quality of Life
Nose
Health
Fatigue
2017
1 Citations

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: Contribution to journalArticle

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

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: Contribution to journalArticle

Scoliosis
Spine
Thorax
Observation
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: Contribution to journalArticle

Reoperation
Spine
Neoplasms
Survival Rate
Recurrence
2016
2 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: Contribution to journalArticle

Arthrodesis
Articular Range of Motion
Diskectomy
Phthiraptera
Biomechanical Phenomena
3 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: Contribution to journalArticle

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: Contribution to journalArticle

Thoracotomy
Thorax
Bone and Bones
Neoplasms
Spine

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: Contribution to journalArticle

Anatomy
Sacroiliac Joint
Decompression
Cadaver
Ligaments
15 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: Contribution to journalArticle

Spine
Survival
Therapeutics
Neoplasm Metastasis
Neoplasms
2015
3 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: Contribution to journalArticle

Decompression
Spine
Dissection
Thyroid Gland
Arteries
11 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: Contribution to journalArticle

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: Contribution to journalArticle

Laminectomy
Spine
Neoplasms
Kyphosis
Evidence-Based Practice
2 Citations

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: Contribution to journalArticle

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: Contribution to journalArticle

Atlanto-Axial Joint
Pathology
Dissection
Anatomy
Industry
4 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: Contribution to journalArticle

Longitudinal Ligaments
Decompression
Diskectomy
Medical Subject Headings
PubMed
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: Contribution to journalArticle

Neurilemmoma
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: Contribution to journalArticle

Minimally Invasive Surgical Procedures
Lumbosacral Plexus
Anatomy
Regional Anatomy
Psoas Muscles
6 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: Contribution to journalArticle

Anatomy
Sacroiliac Joint
Hemorrhage
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: Contribution to journalArticle

Blood Vessels
Anatomy
Arteries
Spine
Intervertebral Disc
2014
3 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: Contribution to journalArticle

Heme Oxygenase-1
Brain Neoplasms
Carbon Monoxide
Thrombophilia
Carboxyhemoglobin
9 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: Contribution to journalArticle

Thorax
Spine
Pedicle Screws

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: Contribution to journalArticle

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

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: Contribution to journalArticle

Occipital Bone
Bone Screws
Cervical Vertebrae
Spinal Fusion
Rheumatoid Arthritis
7 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: Contribution to journalArticle

Bone and Bones
Joints
Skull Base
Incidence
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: Contribution to journalArticle

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: Contribution to journalArticle

Diaphragm
Anatomy
Spine
Ribs
Ligaments
26 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: Contribution to journalArticle

Lordosis
Scoliosis
Publications
Therapeutics
2013
10 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: Contribution to journalArticle

Arthrodesis
Articular Range of Motion
Phthiraptera
Diskectomy
Biomechanical Phenomena
23 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: Contribution to journalArticle

Neuronavigation
Minimally Invasive Surgical Procedures
Spine
Thorax
Technology
15 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: Contribution to journalArticle

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

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: Contribution to journalArticle

Ribs
Spine
Thorax
Tomography
Spinal Canal
2012
36 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: Contribution to journalArticle

Longitudinal Ligaments
Feasibility Studies
Lordosis
Osteotomy
Spine
18 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: Contribution to journalArticle

Back Pain
Patient Selection
Spine
Databases
Incidence
17 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: Contribution to journalArticle

Hemothorax
Spine
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: Contribution to journalArticle

Decompressive Craniectomy
Brain Edema
Silicones
Scalp
Brain Death
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: Contribution to journalArticle

Intravenous Substance Abuse
Epidural Abscess
Spinal Cord Compression
Acute-Phase Proteins
Neck Pain
54 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: Contribution to journalArticle

Longitudinal Ligaments
Lordosis
Cadaver
Osteotomy
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: Contribution to journalArticle

Neuronavigation

Spine metastasis

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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Spinal Neoplasms
Orthopedic Procedures
Thoracic Vertebrae
Neurosurgical Procedures
Lumbar Vertebrae
62 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: Contribution to journalArticle

Spine
Arthrodesis
Research Ethics Committees
Allografts
Databases
3 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: Contribution to journalArticle

Ossification of Posterior Longitudinal Ligament
Laminectomy
Spinal Cord Diseases
Decompression
Thorax
24 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: Contribution to journalArticle

Lordosis
Fusion reactions
Ligaments
Spine
Restoration
15 Citations

The health care burden of patients with epilepsy in the United States: An analysis of a nationwide database over 15 years

Vivas, A. C., Baaj, A. A., Benbadis, S. R. & Vale, F. L. Mar 2012 In : Neurosurgical Focus. 32, 3, E1

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Epilepsy
Databases
Delivery of Health Care
International Classification of Diseases
Inpatients
10 Citations

Thromboembolic events and spinal surgery

Papadimitriou, K., Amin, A. G., Kretzer, R. M., Sciubba, D. M., Bydon, A., Witham, T. F., Wolinsky, J. P., Gokaslan, Z. L. & Baaj, A. A. Dec 2012 In : Journal of Clinical Neuroscience. 19, 12, p. 1617-1621 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Chemoprevention
Pulmonary Embolism
Venous Thrombosis
Compression Stockings
Vena Cava Filters
10 Citations

Use of titanium expandable vertebral cages in cervical corpectomy

Burkett, C. J., Baaj, A. A., Dakwar, E. & Uribe, J. S. Mar 2012 In : Journal of Clinical Neuroscience. 19, 3, p. 402-405 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Titanium
Autografts
Allografts
Morbidity
2 Citations

Venous thromboembolism in spine surgery

Baaj, A. A. & Gokaslan, Z. L. Nov 2012 In : World Neurosurgery. 78, 5, p. 433 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Venous Thromboembolism
Pulmonary Embolism
Venous Thrombosis
Spine
Thorax
2011
34 Citations

Abdominal wall paresis as a complication of minimally invasive lateral transpsoas interbody fusion

Dakwar, E., Le, T. V., Baaj, A. A., Le, A. X., Smith, W. D., Akbarnia, B. A. & Uribe, J. S. Oct 2011 In : Neurosurgical Focus. 31, 4, E18

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Abdominal Wall
Paresis
Wounds and Injuries
Retroperitoneal Space
Operative Surgical Procedures