Bryan A Pukenas, MD

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Assistant Professor of Radiology at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Department: Radiology

Contact information
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
3400 Spruce Street, 219 Dulles
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.
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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

Intracisternal gene therapy delivery
Suboccipital Puncture
Porcine Brain Injury
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

Zion Zibly, Yair Anikster, Shoshana Revel-Vilk, Ari Zimran, Mark Lowrey, Eriene A. Youssef, Jeffery Sevigny, Bryan Pukenas.: Safety of intracisternal administration of AAV9 based gene therapy: Case series of PR001 in infants with Gaucher disease type 2. WORLD Symposium San Diego, CA February 2021 Notes: ePresentation.

Bryan Pukenas, Mikhail Papisov, Nicholas Buss, Subha Karumuthil-Melethil, Anthony O'Berry, Kirsten Cowley, Marie-Laure Nevoret, Paulo Falabella: Intracisternal administration of AAV9 gene therapies to target the central nervous system. WORLD Symposium San Diego, CA February 2021.

Raymond Y. Wang, Tammam Beydoun, Nina Movsesyan, Shih-Hsin Kan, Mery Taylor, Winnie Stockton, Igor Nestrasil, Bryan Pukenas, Paulo Falabella, Yoonjin Cho, Marie-Laure Névoret.: First in-human intracisternal dosing of RGX-111 (adeno-associated virus 9/human α-L-iduronidase) for a 20-month-old child with mucopolysaccharidosis type I (MPS I): 1 year follow-up. WORLD Symposium San Diego, CA February 2021.

Bryan A. Pukenas: Vascular Malformations. Decision-Making in Adult Neurology. Brett L. Cucchiara; Raymond S. Price (eds.). Elsevier, Inc. 2021.

Lee Harrison T, Pukenas Bryan A, Sebro Ronnie: Change in Bone CT Attenuation and C-Reactive Protein are Predictors of Bone Biopsy Culture Positivity in Patients with Vertebral Discitis/Osteomyelitis. Spine (Phila Pa 1976) . 45(17): 1208-1214, September 2020 Notes: doi: 10.1097/BRS.0000000000003504.

Osama O Zaidat1, Ricardo A Hanel, Eric A Sauvageau, Amin Aghaebrahim, Eugene Lin, Ashutosh P Jadhav, Tudor G Jovin, Ahmad Khaldi, Rishi G Gupta, Andrew Johnson, Donald Frei, David Loy, Adel Malek, Gabor Toth, Adnan Siddiqui, John Reavey-Cantwell, Ajith Thomas, Steven W Hetts, Brian T Jankowitz, ATLAS Investigators: Pivotal Trial of the Neuroform Atlas Stent for Treatment of Anterior Circulation Aneurysms: One-Year Outcomes. Stroke 51(7): 2087-2094, July 2020 Notes: *Dr. Pukenas is an ATLAS Investigator doi: 10.1161/STROKEAHA.119.028418.

Atsina KB, Cox M, Sedora Roman NI, Pukenas B, Parker L, Levin DC, Hurst RW: Vascular Imaging of the Spine in the US Medicare Population: Catheter and MR Angiography Volumes From 2004 to 2016. The Neuroradiology Journal 33(4): 318-323, June 2020 Notes: DOI: 10.1177/1971400920932488.

Mougnyan Cox, Preethi Ramchand, Melissa McCabe, Colin Hoey, Jessica Lehmann, Randi Collinson, David Kung, Bryan Pukenas, Ike Thacker, Kennith Layton, Robert W Hurst, Neda I Sedora-Roman: Neuroendovascular Treatment of Acute Stroke During COVID-19: A Guide From the Frontlines. J Radiol Nurs. 93(3): 168-173, May 2020 Notes: DOI: 10.1016/j.jradnu.2020.05.007.

Sedora-Roman NI, Nasser H, Cox M, Ramchand R, Rodriguez P, Choudhri O, Satti SR, Kung D, Pukenas B, Hurst RW: Artery of Davidoff and Schechter: A rare yet crucial sighting American Society of Neuroradiology Annual meeting *(Virtual meeting) May 2020 Notes: Poster Presentation - Presented by Trainee Mougnyan Cox.

Goodsell Kristin, Sullivan Patricia Zadnik, Macaluso Michelle, Blue Rachel, Ghenbot Yohannes, Al-Bayar Ahmed, Ozturk Ali K, Pukenas Bryan, Schuster James: Osteoradionecrosis of the occipitocervical junction following radiation for head and neck cancer: A report of eight cases. World Neurosurgery Mar 2020.

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Last updated: 02/09/2021
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