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UC Davis neurological surgery residents collaborate and publish on a regular basis.  Below is a selection of their publications during the 2022-2023 Academic Year.   

Castillo J, Soufi K, Rodriguez F, Ebinu JO. Traumatic bilateral lumbosacral facet dislocation without fracture: illustrative case. J Neurosurg Case Lessons. 2023 Jul 10;6(2):CASE23261. doi: 10.3171/CASE23261. PMID: 37458364. 

Soufi K, Castillo J, Ghaffari-Rafi A, Martin AR. Small bowel incarceration in the lumbar spinal canal from hyperextension seat belt injury. BMJ Case Rep. 2023 Aug 8;16(8):e255743. doi: 10.1136/bcr-2023-255743. PMID: 37553168; PMCID: PMC10414055. 

Kulubya ES, Yu N, Castillo JA, Duong H. External carotid artery-radial artery-vertebral artery bypass for surgical treatment of radiculopathy caused by an extracranial vertebral artery aneurysm: A case report and review of the literature. Surg Neurol Int. 2023 Jan 27;14:29. doi: 10.25259/SNI_1099_2022. PMID: 36895229; PMCID: PMC9990782. 

Clouse JW, Mangus RS, Vega CA, Cabrales AE, Bush WJ, Clouse IT, Ekser B, Mihaylov P, Kubal CA. Pleural Effusion and Malnutrition Are Associated With Worse Early Outcomes After Liver Transplant. Am Surg. 2023 May 23:31348221126962. doi: 10.1177/00031348221126962. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 37220891. 

Clouse JW, Karnati T, Goodrich DJ, Waldau B. How I do it: neuromonitoring-guided clipping of high-riding basilar tip aneurysm. Acta Neurochir (Wien). 2023 Apr 28. doi: 10.1007/s00701-023-05600-y. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 37115322. 

Kissane RWP, Ghaffari-Rafi A, Tickle PG, Chakrabarty S, Egginton S, Brownstone RM, Smith CC. C-bouton components on rat extensor digitorum longus motoneurons are resistant to chronic functional overload. J Anat. 2022 Nov;241(5):1157-1168. doi: 10.1111/joa.13439. Epub 2021 May 3. PMID: 33939175; PMCID: PMC9558151. 

Buffenstein I, Kaneakua B, Taylor E, Matsunaga M, Choi SY, Carrazana E, Viereck J, Liow KK, Ghaffari-Rafi A. Demographic recruitment bias of adults in United States randomized clinical trials by disease categories between 2008 to 2019: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Sci Rep. 2023 Jan 2;13(1):42. doi: 10.1038/s41598-022-23664-1. PMID: 36593228; PMCID: PMC9807581. 

Castillo JA Jr, Soufi K, Moskalik A, Ghaffari-Rafi A, Kulubya E, Basco C, Shahlaie K, Zwienenberg M. Pressure control cam displacement in the Codman-Hakim programmable valve after a 3T MRI: Case report and review of the literature. Radiol Case Rep. 2023 Mar 13;18(5):1924-1928. doi: 10.1016/j.radcr.2023.02.013. PMID: 37069953; PMCID: PMC10105129. 

Kulubya ES, Kercher MJ, Phillips HW, Antony R, Edwards MSB. Advances in the Treatment of Pediatric Brain Tumors. Children (Basel). 2022 Dec 27;10(1):62. doi: 10.3390/children10010062. PMID: 36670613; PMCID: PMC9856380. 

Czech T, Shah P, Lee G, Watanabe G, Ogasawara C, Noh T. Cerebral toxoplasmosis in a patient with combined variable immunodeficiency. Surg Neurol Int. 2022 Aug 12;13:354. doi: 10.25259/SNI_532_2022. PMID: 36128152; PMCID: PMC9479566. 

Robinow ZM, Peterson C, Waldau B, Shahlaie K. In Reply to the Letter to the Editor Regarding "Supraorbital Keyhole Craniotomy via Eyebrow Incision: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis". World Neurosurg. 2022 Oct;166:301. doi: 10.1016/j.wneu.2022.07.100. PMID: 36192857.