Michelle Janine Smith

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

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3400 Spruce Street
3rd Floor Silverstein
Department of Neurosurgery
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215-615-5452
Fax: 215-349-5534
BS (Biology, Concentration in Neurobiology & Behavior)
Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, 1997.
MD (Medicine )
University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, 2004.
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Description of Itmat Expertise

Comparative effectiveness research for vascular and endovascular neurosurgery. Translational research for intra-arterial delivery of chemotherapeutic agents for cerebral neoplasms.

Selected Publications

Smith MJ, Mascitelli J, Brennan JS, Tsiouris AJ, Riina HA, Gobin YP : Bare Platinum versus Matrix Detachable Coils for the Endovascular Treatment Of Intracranial Aneurysms: A Multivariate Logistic Regression Analysis and Review of the Literature. Neurosurgery 69(3): 557-565, September 2011.

Smith MJ, LeRoux P, Elliott J, Winn H: Blood transfusion and increased risk for vasospasm and poor outcome after subarachnoid hemorrhage. Journal of Neurosurgery 101 101: 1-7, 2004.

Smith ML, Abrahams J, Chandela S, Smith MJ, Hurst R, LeRoux P: Subarachnoid hemorrhage on computed tomography scanning and the development of cerebral vasospasm: The Fisher grade revisited. Surgical Neurology 63: 229-235, 2005.

Smith MJ, Stiefel M, Magge S, Frangos S, Bloom S, Gracias V, LeRoux P: Packed red blood cell transfusion increases local cerebral oxygenation. Critical Care Medicine 33: 1104-1108, 2005.

Smith MJ, Hartl R: Maintaining cerebral perfusion after polytrauma using arginine vasopressin: A classic drug revisited. Critical Care Medicine 36: 2703-2704, 2008.

Patsalides A, Smith MJ, Gobin Y: Intra-procedural aneurysm rupture treated with n-butyl cyanoacrylate embolization: Technical note. Journal of Neurointerventional Surgery 2: 145-416, 2010.

Patsalides A, Fraser J, Smith MJ, Kraus D, Gobin Y, Riina H: Endovascular treatment of carotid blowout syndrome: Who and how to treat. Journal of Neurointerventional Surgery 2: 87-93, 2010.

Vitek J, Smith MJ: The myth of the Brooks method of embolization: A brief history of the endovascular treatment of carotid-cavernous sinus fistula. Journal of Neurointerventional Surgery 1: 108-111, 2009.

Bilsky M, Smith MJ: Surgical approach to epidural spinal cord compression. Hematology Oncology Clinics of North America 20: 1307-1317, 2006.

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