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Bryan A Pukenas, MD

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Assistant Professor of Radiology at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Associate, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Department: Radiology

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219 Dulles Building
3400 Spruce Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215 662 6865
Fax: 215 662 3283
BA (Biology)
West Virginia University, 1999.
MD (Medicine)
West Virginia University School of Medicine, 2003.
Post-Graduate Training
Resident in Internal Medicine, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, 2003-2004.
Resident, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, 2004-2008.
Fellow in Diagnostic Neuroradiology, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, 2008-2009.
Fellow in Interventional Neuroradiology, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, 2009-2010.
Visiting Fellow in Interventional Neuroradiology, Johns Hopkins University, 2010-2010.
American Board of Radiology, 2008.
American Board of Radiology, Certificate of Added Qualification, Neuroradiology, 2014.
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Description of Clinical Expertise

Interventional Neuroradiology (spinal and intracranial)
Arteriovenous Malformations
Arteriovenous Fistula
Carotid Stenosis
Intracranial Stenosis
Intracranial and spinal embolization
Interventional spinal pain management
Diagnostic Neuroradiology

Description of Research Expertise

Canine intracranial vasospasm
Canine stroke
Radiation exposure to patients undergoing diagnostic radiology procedures
Vascular ultrasound
Contrast enhanced ultrasound for evaluation of brain tumors

Selected Publications

Caitlin, Loomis, Bryan A. Pukenas, Robert W. Hurst: Acute Stroke Management. Neurocritical Care Management of the Neurosurgical Patient, 1st ed. Monisha Kumar, Joshua Levine, James Schuster, Andrew W. Kofke (eds.). Elsevier, Page: 377-390, April 2017.

Sri Hari Sundararajan MD*, Mar$n Oselkin MD*, and Bryan Pukenas MD *trainee: Institutional Experience from CT-guided Calvarial Biopsy: Dose-conscienious CT-fluoroscopy and drill-based sampling allows for safe and efficient procedural completion via combination of less-frequent sampling, device stability, and lower dose exposure. Society of Interventional Radiology 2017 Annual Scientific Meeting; Washington, DC March 4-9 2017 March 2017.

Cortical microbleeds in hemophilia: Abstract Presentation Number: PB 957 XXVIth Congress of the ISTH (International Society on Thrombosis and Haemostasis) Berlin, Germany Session Date and Time: 11.07.2017 at 12:00-13:15 Poster Location: Exhibition Hall 2.2 2017.

Cuong Nguyen, MD; Bryan Pukenas, MD: Neurointerventional Radiology. Radiology Secretes Plus, 4e. Drew A Torigian, MD; Parvati Ramchandani, MD (eds.). Elsevier, September 2016.

Cox Mougnyan, Pukenas Bryan, Poplawski Michael, Bress Aaron, Deely Diane, Flanders Adam: CT-guided Cervical Bone Biopsy in 43 Patients: Diagnostic Yield and Safety at Two Large Tertiary Care Hospitals. Academic radiology Aug 2016.

Masur, J; Bagley L; Pukenas, B: Novel Interventional Neuroradiology Techniques for the Treatment of Spinal CSF Leak as a Cause of Spontaneous Intracranial Hypotension, Scientific Paper (Oral– Turbo Talk). ASNR 54th Annual Meeting, Washington Marriott Wardman Park, Washington, DC May 2016.

Bress, A; Plastaras, C; Pukenas, B: Percutaneous CT Guided Laminotomy and Fenestration for Treatment of Symptomatic Lumbar Synovial Cysts. Scientific Paper (Oral– Turbo Talk). ASNR 54th Annual Meeting & Symposium, Washington Marriott Wardman Park, Washington, DC May 2016.

Bress, A; Metzler, S; Pukenas, B: Significant Dose Reduction During Neurointerventional CT Cases Using Table Side Parameter Controls, Scientific Paper (Oral– Turbo Talk). ASNR 54th Annual Meeting & Symposium, Washington Marriott Wardman Park, Washington, DC May 2016.

Thawani Jayesh P, Pisapia Jared M, Singh Nickpreet, Petrov Dmitriy, Schuster James M, Hurst Robert W, Zager Eric L, Pukenas Bryan A: 3D-Printed Modeling of an Arteriovenous Malformation Including Blood Flow. World Neurosurgery Apr 2016.

Bress Aaron, Hurst Robert, Pukenas Bryan, Smith Michelle, Kung David: Mechanical thrombectomy for cerebral venous sinus thrombosis employing a novel combination of Angiojet and Penumbra ACE aspiration catheters: the Triaxial Angiojet technique. Journal of clinical neuroscience : official journal of the Neurosurgical Society of Australasia Apr 2016.

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