Anthony DiGiorgio, DO

Title(s)Assistant Professor, Neurological Surgery
SchoolSchool of Medicine
Address101 Potrero Ave, 101
San Francisco CA 94110
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    University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco06/2020Neurotrauma & Neurocritical Care Fellowship
    Louisiana State University, New Orleans06/2019Neurosurgery Residency
    University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco06/2017Research Fellowship: Spine
    Louisiana State University, ShreveportMHA06/2017Health Administration
    Touro University College of Osteopathic Medicine, VallejoDO06/2012
    University of California, Santa Barbara, Santa BarbaraBA12/2004Biology
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    American Association of Neurological Surgeons2018Robert Florin Resident Award for top Socioeconomic Abstract
    Louisiana Neurosurgical Society 2018John Jackson Award for Outstanding Clinical Presentation
    Louisiana State University Dept of Neurosurgery2014212 Resident of the Year
    LSU Aesculapian Society2014Excellence in Teaching
    Louisiana Neurosurgical Society2015Dean Echols Award for Best Research Presentation
    Louisiana Neurosurgical Society2014John Jackson Award for Outstanding Clinical Presentation

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    1. The Morbidity and Mortality of Surgery for Traumatic Brain Injury in Geriatric Patients: A Study of Over 100 000 Patient Cases. Neurosurgery. 2021 Oct 08. Haddad AF, DiGiorgio AM, Lee YM, Lee AT, Burke JF, Huang MC, Dhall SS, Manley GT, Tarapore PE. PMID: 34624082.
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    2. Virtual Neurosurgery Education for Medical Students without Home Residency Programs: A Survey of 2020 Virtual Neurosurgery Training Camp Attendees. World Neurosurg. 2021 Oct 04. Kortz MW, Shlobin NA, Radwanski RE, Mureb M, DiGiorgio AM. PMID: 34619405.
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    3. Single versus dual operative spine fractures in ankylosing spondylitis. Neurosurg Focus. 2021 Oct; 51(4):E6. Lu AY, Blitstein JS, Talbott JF, Chan AK, Dhall SS, El Naga AN, Tan LA, Clark AJ, Chou D, Mummaneni PV, DiGiorgio AM. PMID: 34598123.
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    4. Letter: A Novel Neurosurgery Virtual Interest Group for Disadvantaged Medical Students: Lessons Learned for the Postpandemic Era. Neurosurgery. 2021 Sep 15; 89(4):E253-E254. Kortz MW, McCray E, Lillehei KO, DiGiorgio AM. PMID: 34293167.
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    5. Commentary: An Analysis of Medicare Reimbursement for Neurosurgeon Office Visits: 2010 Compared to 2018. Neurosurgery. 2021 07 15; 89(2):E128-E129. DiGiorgio AM, Menger RP. PMID: 34000731.
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    6. Telemedicine in Neurosurgery: Standardizing the Spinal Physical Examination Using A Modified Delphi Method. Neurospine. 2021 Jun; 18(2):292-302. Haddad AF, Burke JF, Mummaneni PV, Chan AK, Safaee MM, Knightly JJ, Mayer RR, Pennicooke BH, Digiorgio AM, Weinstein PR, Clark AJ, Chou D, Dhall SS. PMID: 34218612.
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    7. Diagnostic blood RNA profiles for human acute spinal cord injury. J Exp Med. 2021 03 01; 218(3). Kyritsis N, Torres-Espín A, Schupp PG, Huie JR, Chou A, Duong-Fernandez X, Thomas LH, Tsolinas RE, Hemmerle DD, Pascual LU, Singh V, Pan JZ, Talbott JF, Whetstone WD, Burke JF, DiGiorgio AM, Weinstein PR, Manley GT, Dhall SS, Ferguson AR, Oldham MC, Bresnahan JC, Beattie MS. PMID: 33512429.
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    8. Emerging Utility of Applied Magnetic Resonance Imaging in the Management of Traumatic Brain Injury. Med Sci (Basel). 2021 02 14; 9(1). Nadel J, McNally JS, DiGiorgio A, Grandhi R. PMID: 33673012.
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    9. In Reply to the Letter to the Editor Regarding "Finding Our Voice: U.S. Neurosurgeons in Administration and Advocacy". World Neurosurg. 2020 12; 144:321. DiGiorgio AM, Nathan JK, Menger RP. PMID: 33227863.
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    10. Injury volume extracted from MRI predicts neurologic outcome in acute spinal cord injury: A prospective TRACK-SCI pilot study. J Clin Neurosci. 2020 Dec; 82(Pt B):231-236. Mummaneni N, Burke JF, DiGiorgio AM, Thomas LH, Duong-Fernandez X, Harris M, Pascual LU, Ferguson AR, Russell Huie J, Pan JZ, Hemmerle DD, Singh V, Torres-Espin A, Omondi C, Kyritsis N, Weinstein PR, Whetstone WD, Manley GT, Bresnahan JC, Beattie MS, Cohen-Adad J, Dhall SS, Talbott JF. PMID: 33248950.
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    11. Does state malpractice environment affect outcomes following spinal fusions? A robust statistical and machine learning analysis of 549,775 discharges following spinal fusion surgery in the United States. Neurosurg Focus. 2020 11; 49(5):E18. Chan AK, Santacatterina M, Pennicooke B, Shahrestani S, Ballatori AM, Orrico KO, Burke JF, Manley GT, Tarapore PE, Huang MC, Dhall SS, Chou D, Mummaneni PV, DiGiorgio AM. PMID: 33130616.
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    12. Minimally Invasive Management of Civilian Gunshot Wounds to the Lumbar Spine: A Case Series and Technical Report. Oper Neurosurg (Hagerstown). 2020 09 01; 19(3):219-225. Crutcher CL, Wilson JM, DiGiorgio AM, Fannin ES, Shields JA, Morrow KD, Tender GC. PMID: 32147736.
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    13. Minimally invasive lateral corpectomy for thoracolumbar traumatic burst fractures. Neurosurg Focus. 2020 09; 49(3):E12. Podet AG, Morrow KD, Robichaux JM, Shields JA, DiGiorgio AM, Tender GC. PMID: 32871572.
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    14. Finding Our Voice: U.S. Neurosurgeons in Administration and Advocacy. World Neurosurg. 2020 11; 143:70-72. DiGiorgio AM, Nathan JK, Menger RP. PMID: 32818919.
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    15. Transforming Research and Clinical Knowledge in Spinal Cord Injury (TRACK-SCI): an overview of initial enrollment and demographics. Neurosurg Focus. 2020 05 01; 48(5):E6. Tsolinas RE, Burke JF, DiGiorgio AM, Thomas LH, Duong-Fernandez X, Harris MH, Yue JK, Winkler EA, Suen CG, Pascual LU, Ferguson AR, Huie JR, Pan JZ, Hemmerle DD, Singh V, Torres-Espin A, Omondi C, Kyritsis N, Haefeli J, Weinstein PR, de Almeida Neto CA, Kuo YH, Taggard D, Talbott JF, Whetstone WD, Manley GT, Bresnahan JC, Beattie MS, Dhall SS. PMID: 32357323.
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    16. Correlation of return to work with patient satisfaction after surgery for lumbar spondylolisthesis: an analysis of the Quality Outcomes Database. Neurosurg Focus. 2020 05 01; 48(5):E5. DiGiorgio AM, Mummaneni PV, Park P, Chan AK, Bisson EF, Bydon M, Foley KT, Glassman SD, Shaffrey CI, Potts EA, Shaffrey ME, Coric D, Knightly JJ, Wang MY, Fu KM, Asher AL, Virk MS, Kerezoudis P, Alvi MA, Guan J, Haid RW, Slotkin JR. PMID: 32357321.
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    17. Perioperative Anesthesia Lean Implementation Is Associated With Increased Operative Efficiency in Posterior Cervical Surgeries at a HighVolume Spine Center. Neurospine. 2020 Jun; 17(2):390-397. Ammanuel SG, Chan AK, DiGiorgio AM, Alazzeh M, Nwachuku K, Robinson LC, Lobo E, Mummaneni PV. PMID: 32054140.
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    18. Spinal meningiomas. Handb Clin Neurol. 2020; 170:251-256. DiGiorgio AM, Virk MS, Mummaneni PV. PMID: 32586498.
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    19. Obese Patients Benefit, but do not Fare as Well as Nonobese Patients, Following Lumbar Spondylolisthesis Surgery: An Analysis of the Quality Outcomes Database. Neurosurgery. 2020 01 01; 86(1):80-87. Chan AK, Bisson EF, Bydon M, Glassman SD, Foley KT, Potts EA, Shaffrey CI, Shaffrey ME, Coric D, Knightly JJ, Park P, Wang MY, Fu KM, Slotkin JR, Asher AL, Virk MS, Kerezoudis P, DiGiorgio AM, Haid RW, Mummaneni PV. PMID: 30541141.
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    20. The Impact of Drug and Alcohol Intoxication on Glasgow Coma Scale Assessment in Patients with Traumatic Brain Injury. World Neurosurg. 2020 Mar; 135:e664-e670. DiGiorgio AM, Wittenberg BA, Crutcher CL, Kennamer B, Greene CS, Velander AJ, Wilson JD, Tender GC, Culicchia F, Hunt JP. PMID: 31881342.
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    21. Change in Policy Allowing Overlapping Surgery Decreases Length of Stay in an Academic, Safety-Net Hospital. Oper Neurosurg (Hagerstown). 2019 12 01; 17(6):543-548. DiGiorgio AM, Mummaneni PV, Fisher JL, Podet AG, Crutcher CL, Virk MS, Fang Z, Wilson JD, Tender GC, Culicchia F. PMID: 30919890.
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    22. Primary pain generator identification by CT-SPECT in patients with degenerative spinal disease. Neurosurg Focus. 2019 12 01; 47(6):E18. Tender GC, Davidson C, Shields J, Robichaux J, Park J, Crutcher CL, DiGiorgio AM. PMID: 31786562.
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    23. Applicability of cervical sagittal vertical axis, cervical lordosis, and T1 slope on pain and disability outcomes after anterior cervical discectomy and fusion in patients without deformity. J Neurosurg Spine. 2019 Oct 18; 1-8. Lau D, DiGiorgio AM, Chan AK, Dalle Ore CL, Virk MS, Chou D, Bisson EF, Mummaneni PV. PMID: 31628295.
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    24. Jack Jallo Alexander R. Vaccaro Neurotrauma and Critical Care of the Spine, 2nd ed. 2018 Thieme Medical Publishers 238 pages $179.99. World Neurosurgery. 2019 Oct 1; 130:276. DiGiorgio DA, Dhall DS. .
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    25. The Accuracy of Glasgow Coma Score Documentation in a Trauma Database: Implications for Patient Care and Performance Metrics. Neurosurgery. 2019 Sep 1; 66(Supplement_1). DiGiorgio DA, Wittenberg WB, Kennamer KB, Crutcher CC, Podet PA, Wilson WJ, Greene GC, Tender TG, Culicchia CF, Hunt HJ. .
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    26. Book Review: Neurotrauma and Critical Care of the Spine, Second Edition. Neurosurgery. 2019 Aug 1; 85(2):e379-e379. DiGiorgio DA, Dhall DS. .
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    27. A case series of penetrating spinal trauma: comparisons to blunt trauma, surgical indications, and outcomes. Neurosurg Focus. 2019 03 01; 46(3):E4. Morrow KD, Podet AG, Spinelli CP, Lasseigne LM, Crutcher CL, Wilson JD, Tender GC, DiGiorgio AM. PMID: 30835674.
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    28. The increasing frequency of intravenous drug abuse-associated spinal epidural abscesses: a case series. Neurosurg Focus. 2019 01 01; 46(1):E4. DiGiorgio AM, Stein R, Morrow KD, Robichaux JM, Crutcher CL, Tender GC. PMID: 30611170.
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    29. The Cervicothoracic Junction. . 2019 Jan 1; 395-407. DiGiorgio DA, Virk VM, Hu HM, Alazzeh AM, Thottempudi TS, Mummaneni MP. .
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    30. 47 Adjacent Level Disc Degeneration and Pseudarthrosis. . 2019 Jan 1; 283-288. Digiorgio DA, Tenorio TA, Virk VM, Mummaneni MP. .
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    31. Laminectomy alone versus fusion for grade 1 lumbar spondylolisthesis in 426 patients from the prospective Quality Outcomes Database. J Neurosurg Spine. 2018 11 30; 30(2):234-241. Chan AK, Bisson EF, Bydon M, Glassman SD, Foley KT, Potts EA, Shaffrey CI, Shaffrey ME, Coric D, Knightly JJ, Park P, Wang MY, Fu KM, Slotkin JR, Asher AL, Virk MS, Kerezoudis P, Chotai S, DiGiorgio AM, Haid RW, Mummaneni PV. PMID: 30544348.
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    32. 169 Similar Proportions Return to Work Following Fusion and Decompression Alone for Degenerative Grade 1 Lumbar Spondylolisthesis, Though the Trajectories Differ: An Analysis of the Quality Outcomes Database. Neurosurgery. 2018 Sep 1; 65(CN_suppl_1):104-105. Chan CA, Bisson BE, Bydon BM, Glassman GS, Foley FK, Potts PE, Shaffrey SC, Shaffrey SM, Coric CD, Wang WM, Knightly KJ, Park PP, Fu FK, Slotkin SJ, Asher AA, Virk VM, Kerezoudis KP, Guan GJ, DiGiorgio DA, Miller MC, Haid HR, Mummaneni MP. .
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    33. Lateral Prepsoas (Oblique) Approach Nuances. Neurosurg Clin N Am. 2018 Jul; 29(3):419-426. DiGiorgio AM, Edwards CS, Virk MS, Chou D. PMID: 29933809.
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    34. The Safety and Efficacy of CT-Guided, Fluoroscopy-Free Vertebroplasty in Adult Spinal Deformity Surgery. World Neurosurg. 2018 Aug; 116:e944-e950. Zygourakis CC, DiGiorgio AM, Crutcher CL, Safaee M, Nicholls FH, Dalle Ore C, Ahmed AK, Deviren V, Ames CP. PMID: 29857213.
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    35. Editorial. Damage capitation as malpractice reform. J Neurosurg Spine. 2018 04; 28(4):444-445. DiGiorgio AM, Virk MS, Mummaneni PV. PMID: 29372856.
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    36. Women fare best following surgery for degenerative lumbar spondylolisthesis: a comparison of the most and least satisfied patients utilizing data from the Quality Outcomes Database. Neurosurg Focus. 2018 01; 44(1):E3. Chan AK, Bisson EF, Bydon M, Glassman SD, Foley KT, Potts EA, Shaffrey CI, Shaffrey ME, Coric D, Knightly JJ, Park P, Fu KM, Slotkin JR, Asher AL, Virk MS, Kerezoudis P, Chotai S, DiGiorgio AM, Chan AY, Haid RW, Mummaneni PV. PMID: 29290130.
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    37. Parsectomy. . 2018 Jan 1; 33-40. Voorhies VR, Tender TG, Crutcher CC, Digiorgio DA. .
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    38. Lumbar Retroperitoneal Transpsoas Corpectomy. . 2018 Jan 1; 155-172. Tender TG, Sure SD, Badr BY, Digiorgio DA, Crutcher CC. .
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    39. Microdiscectomy. . 2018 Jan 1; 5-21. Calina CN, Serban SD, Constantinescu CA, Digiorgio DA, Tender TG. .
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    40. D-TRAX. . 2018 Jan 1; 221-227. Crutcher CC, Digiorgio DA, Nader NR, Tender TG. .
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    41. Facetectomy. . 2018 Jan 1; 23-31. Digiorgio DA, Eggart EM, Constantinescu CA, Wilson WJ, Tender TG. .
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    42. Minimally Invasive Transforaminal Lumbar Interbody Fusion. . 2018 Jan 1; 47-71. Serban SD, Calina CN, Digiorgio DA, Tender TG. .
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    43. Introduction to Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery. . 2018 Jan 1; 1-4. Tender TG, Serban SD, DiGiorgio DA. .
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    44. Percutaneous Pedicle Screw/Rod Fixation. . 2018 Jan 1; 123-133. Serban SD, Calina CN, DiGiorgio DA, Lasseigne LL, Tender TG. .
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    45. Sacro-Iliac Joint Fusion. . 2018 Jan 1; 147-154. Tender TG, Waguespack WA, Crutcher CC, Digiorgio DA, Nader NR. .
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    46. Standard versus minimally invasive transforaminal lumbar interbody fusion: A prospective randomized study. New Horizons in Clinical Case Reports. 2017 Dec 11; 2(0):27. Tender TG, Serban SD, DiGiorgio DA. .
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    47. Subsidizing the Sick: How Community Rating Works. Clin Spine Surg. 2017 Dec; 30(10):457-458. DiGiorgio AM, Mummaneni PV, Virk MS, Sharan AD. PMID: 28622189.
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    48. Safety and effectiveness of early chemical deep venous thrombosis prophylaxis after spinal cord injury: pilot prospective data. Neurosurg Focus. 2017 Nov; 43(5):E21. DiGiorgio AM, Tsolinas R, Alazzeh M, Haefeli J, Talbott JF, Ferguson AR, Bresnahan JC, Beattie MS, Manley GT, Whetstone WD, Mummaneni PV, Dhall SS. PMID: 29088948.
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    49. 101 Lumbar Fusion Versus Laminectomy for Spondylolisthesis: Lessons Learned from the AANS/CNS Spine Section Study Group's Analysis of the N2QOD Registry. Neurosurgery. 2017 Sep 1; 64(CN_suppl_1):219-220. Bisson BE, Bydon BM, Virk VM, Glassman GS, Foley FK, Potts PE, Shaffrey SC, Park PP, Fu FK, Asher AA, Slotkin SJ, Haid HR, Coric CD, Knightly KJ, Chotai CS, Chan CA, Kerezoudis KP, DiGiorgio DA, Mummaneni MP. .
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    50. 303 Minimally Invasive Versus Open Transforaminal Lumbar Interbody Fusion: A Prospective Randomized Study. Neurosurgery. 2017 Sep 1; 64(CN_suppl_1):263-264. DiGiorgio DA, Tender TG. .
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    51. 114 Allowing Overlapping Surgery Decreases Length of Stay in an Academic, Safety-Net Hospital. Neurosurgery. 2017 Sep 1; 64(CN_suppl_1):224-224. DiGiorgio DA, Mummaneni MP, Fisher FJ, Podet PA, Crutcher CC, Virk VM, Wilson WJ, Tender TG. .
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    52. Stereotactic navigation for the prepsoas oblique lateral lumbar interbody fusion: technical note and case series. Neurosurg Focus. 2017 Aug; 43(2):E14. DiGiorgio AM, Edwards CS, Virk MS, Mummaneni PV, Chou D. PMID: 28760040.
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    53. The Case for Deformity Correction in the Management of Radiculopathy with Concurrent Spinal Deformity. Neurosurg Clin N Am. 2017 Jul; 28(3):341-347. Berven S, DiGiorgio A. PMID: 28600009.
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    54. Primary pain generator identification by CT-SPECT in a patient with low back pain: a case report. BMC Res Notes. 2017 Mar 21; 10(1):132. Tender G, Constantinescu A, Conger A, DiGiorgio A. PMID: 28327190.
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    55. Hemothorax after Kyphoplasty: A Case Report. Journal of Spine & Neurosurgery. 2017 Jan 1; 06(02). AM AD, AR AC, ES EF, JC JS. .
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    56. Protocol for electrophysiological monitoring of carotid endarterectomies. J Biomed Res. 2010 Nov; 24(6):460-6. Liu H, Di Giorgio AM, Williams ES, Evans W, Russell MJ. PMID: 23554663.
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    57. Dimethyl sulfoxide provides neuroprotection in a traumatic brain injury model. Restor Neurol Neurosci. 2008; 26(6):501-7. Di Giorgio AM, Hou Y, Zhao X, Zhang B, Lyeth BG, Russell MJ. PMID: 19096138.
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