Publications

Publications


Minimally invasive lateral interbody fusion for the treatment of rostral
adjacent-segment lumbar degenerative stenosis without supplemental pedicle screw fixation.

A novel computer algorithm allows for volumetric and cross-sectional area analysis of indirect decompression following transpsoas lumbar arthrodesis despite variations in MRI technique.

Lateral Retroperitoneal Transpsoas Lumbar Interbody Arthrodesis: 30-Day Lower
Extremity Complication Profile.

Lateral Retroperitoneal Transpsoas Approach: Direct Visualization Technique.

Muscle Splitting Approach with MetrX System

For Removal of Intrathecal Bullet Fragment: A Case Report. Vasudevan RR, Galvan G, Pait GT, Villavicencio AT and Bulsara KR J Trauma. 2007, May; 62(5):1290-1.

Cyclooxygenase-2-specific inhibitor

Improves functional outcomes, provides neuroprotection, and reduces inflammation in a rat model of traumatic brain injury. Gopez JJ, Yue H, Vasudevan R, Malik AS, Fogelsanger LN, Lewis S, Panikashvili D, Shohami E, Jansen SA, Narayan RK, Strauss KI. Neurosurgery. 2005 Mar; 56(3): 590-604

Superior ophthalmic vein approach to carotid-cavernous fistulas

Technical note. Bulsara KR, Vasudevan R. Neurosurg Focus. 2005 Feb 15; 18(2): ECP3

Abstracts


Volumetric Analysis of Indirect Central and Foraminal Decompression Following Lateral Retroperitoneal Transpsoas Lumbar Interbody Arthrodesis.

Vasudevan R, Miller K, Gates T and Mindea S.
CNS 2013, San Francisco, CA

Stand Alone Interbody Cage Placement: Biomechanical Advantage with Wider Cages.

Vasudevan R and Mindea S
SOLAS 2013, San Diego, CA

XLIF for Lumbar Degenerative Scoliosis: A retrospective Review of 25 Patients

Hunt GE, Vasudevan RR and Hunt L.
CNS 2009

Oral Presentations


COX-2 Expression, Activity and Inhibition in Traumatic Brain Injury

J Gopez, R Vasudevan, G Bratinov, R Narayan, K Strauss.
Presented at American College of Surgeons Pennsylvania, Regional and
National Committees on trauma paper competitions, (11/2/01 First Place,
12/2/01 First Place, 4/13/02 First Place)

DFU Attenuates COX-2 Expression in Traumatic Brain Injury

J Gopez, R Vasudevan, G Bratinov, R Narayan, K Strauss.
Presented at Pan-Philadelphia Neurosurgical Conference (12/17/01)

Poster Presentation


XLIF for Lumbar Degenerative Scoliosis

Retrospective Review of 25 Patients
Gabriel Hunt MD, Ram R Vasudevan MD, Leonel Hunt MD.
Presented at the CNS 2009 National Meeting

Minimally Invasive Presacral Approach to the Lumbo-Sacral Spine.

Burak M. Ozgur MD, Ram Vasudevan MD, Ali Shirzadi.
Presented at the CNS 2009 National Meeting

Minimally Invasive Lateral Trans-Psoas Approach to Treating Thoracic and Lumbar Spinal Disease.

Burak M Ozgur MD, Ali Shirzadi, Ram Vasudevan MD.
Presented at the CNS 2009 National Meeting

Ectopic Bone Formation and Osteonecrosis After Lumbar Interbody Fusion Using
Recombinant Human Bone Morphogenetic Protein

Khawar Siddique MD, Ram Vasudevan MD
Presented at the AANS Spine Section Meeting 3/2007

The Superior Ophthalmic Vein Approach to Cavernous Carotid Fistulae
Revisited: A Technical Report

Ram Vasudevan MD, Ketan R. Bulsara MD, Eren Erdem MD.
Presented at the Cerebrovascular Section Meeting 2/2005

COX-s Expression and DFU Treatment in Traumatic Brain Injury

J Gopez, R Vasudevan, G Bratinov, R Narayan, K Strauss.
Presented at Sofamor-Danek Neurosurgery+Neuroscience+Management
Program (12/6-8/01)

COX-2 Expression, Activity and Inhibition in Traumatic Brain Injury

J Gopez, R Vasudevan, G Bratinov, R Narayan, K Strauss.
Presented at Medical Student Research Day at Temple University School
of Medicine

Book Chapters


Smith-Peterson Osteotomy in Core Techniques in Operative Neurosurgery
Vasudevan R and Acosta F
Edited by Jandial, McCormick and Black

Thoracic Pedicle Screws in Core Techniques in Operative Neurosurgery

Vasudevan R and Acosta F
Edited by Jandial, McCormick and Black

Cervico-thoracic Junction Approach in Neurosurgery Tricks of the Trade: Spine and Peripheral Nerves

Pait T, Vasudevan R and Tabbosha M
Edited by Nader, Berta and Gragnaniello

Anterior Transthoracic Approach for the Treatment of Vertebral Body Fractures
in Neurosurgery Tricks of the Trade: Spine and Peripheral Nerves

Pait T, Tabbosha M, Vasudevan R, Barone G
Edited by Nader, Berta and Gragnaniello

Surgical techniques for subaxial cervical and cervical-thoracic junction trauma.

Vasudevan R, Taboosha M and Pait TG.

Anterior Thoracic Approaches for the Treatment of Vertebral Fractures.

Pait TG, Tabbosha M, Vasudevan RR and Barone G.

Smith-Peterson Osteotomy in Essential Techniques in Operative Neurosurgery

Vasudevan R and Acosta F
Jandial, McCormick and Black

Thoracic Pedicle Screws in Essential Techniques in Operative Neurosurgery

Vasudevan R and Acosta F
Jandial, McCormick and Black