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Marc A. Lazzaro MD

Marc A. Lazzaro MD

Assistant Professor

Institution: Medical College of Wisconsin
Department: Neurology
Division: General


Clinical Expertise

  • Angiography, Digital Subtraction
  • Arteriovenous Fistula
  • Arteriovenous Malformations
  • Carotid Artery Injuries
  • Carotid-Cavernous Sinus Fistula
  • Embolectomy
  • Embolization, Therapeutic
  • Intracranial Aneurysm
  • Intracranial Arteriovenous Malformations
  • Radiography, Interventional
  • Stroke
  • Thrombectomy
  • Vascular Malformations
  • Publications

  • Cerebral arteriovenous malformation diagnosis and management. (Asif K, Leschke J, Lazzaro MA) Semin Neurol 2013 Nov;33(5):468-75 PMID 24504610
  • Endovascular reconstruction for progressively worsening carotid artery dissection. (Asif KS, Lazzaro MA, Teleb MS, Fitzsimmons BF, Lynch J, Zaidat O) J Neurointerv Surg 2014 Jan 3: PMID 24391159
  • Identifying delays to mechanical thrombectomy for acute stroke: onset to door and door to clot times. (Asif KS, Lazzaro MA, Zaidat O) J Neurointerv Surg 2014 Sep;6(7):505-510 PMID 24052495
  • Demand-supply of neurointerventionalists for endovascular ischemic stroke therapy. (Zaidat OO, Lazzaro MA, Linfante I, Nguyen T, Janjua N) Neurology 2013 Jul 16;81(3):305-6 PMID 24024232
  • Safety and predictors of aneurysm retreatment for remnant intracranial aneurysm after initial endovascular embolization. (Teleb MS, Pandya DJ, Castonguay AC, Eckardt G, Sweis R, Lazzaro MA, Issa MA, Fitzsimmons BF, Lynch JR, Zaidat OO) J Neurointerv Surg 2014 Sep;6(7):490-4 PMID 23956245
  • The diagnosis and management of brain arteriovenous malformations. (Novakovic RL, Lazzaro MA, Castonguay AC, Zaidat OO) Neurol Clin 2013 Aug;31(3):749-63 PMID 23896503
  • 'Time' for success. (Zaidat OO, Lazzaro MA, Gupta R, Rasmussen PA, Frei DF, Goyal M) J Neurointerv Surg 2013 Sep 1;5(5):391-2 PMID 23832415
  • Angiographic lumen changes associated with oversized intracranial stent implantation for aneurysm treatment. (Lazzaro MA, Teleb MS, Zaidat OO) J Neuroimaging 2013 Oct;23(4):508-13 PMID 23746166
  • The natural history of vertebral artery origin stenosis. (Thompson MC, Issa MA, Lazzaro MA, Zaidat OO) J Stroke Cerebrovasc Dis 2014 Jan;23(1):e1-4 PMID 23332862
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension. A Systematic Analysis of Transverse Sinus Stenting. (Teleb MS, Cziep ME, Lazzaro MA, Gheith A, Asif K, Remler B, Zaidat OO) Interv Neurol 2013;2(3):132-143 PMID 24999351
  • Revascularization grading in endovascular acute ischemic stroke therapy. (Zaidat OO, Lazzaro MA, Liebeskind DS, Janjua N, Wechsler L, Nogueira RG, Edgell RC, Kalia JS, Badruddin A, English J, Yavagal D, Kirmani JF, Alexandrov AV, Khatri P) Neurology 2012 Sep 25;79(13 Suppl 1):S110-6 PMID 23008384
  • Vascular neurologists and neurointerventionalists on endovascular stroke care: polling results. (Nguyen TN, Zaidat OO, Edgell RC, Janjua N, Yavagal DR, Xavier AR, Kirmani JF, Liebeskind DS, Nogueira RG, Vora NA, Sims JR, Lynch JR, Fitzsimmons BF, Wolfe TJ, Chen M, Badruddin A, Zahuranec DB, McDonagh DL, Janardhan V, Bastan B, Madden JA, Sanossian N, Gupta R, Lazzaro MA, Jovin TG, Abou-Chebl A, Linfante I, Hussain SI) Neurology 2012 Sep 25;79(13 Suppl 1):S5-15 PMID 23008412
  • Developing practice recommendations for endovascular revascularization for acute ischemic stroke. (Lazzaro MA, Novakovic RL, Alexandrov AV, Darkhabani Z, Edgell RC, English J, Frei D, Jamieson DG, Janardhan V, Janjua N, Janjua RM, Katzan I, Khatri P, Kirmani JF, Liebeskind DS, Linfante I, Nguyen TN, Saver JL, Shutter L, Xavier A, Yavagal D, Zaidat OO) Neurology 2012 Sep 25;79(13 Suppl 1):S243-55 PMID 23008406
  • Complications of endovascular therapy for acute ischemic stroke and proposed management approach. (Darkhabani Z, Nguyen T, Lazzaro MA, Zaidat OO, Lynch JR, Fitzsimmons BF, Linfante I) Neurology 2012 Sep 25;79(13 Suppl 1):S192-8 PMID 23008397
  • Venous sinus pulsatility and the potential role of dural incompetence in idiopathic intracranial hypertension. (Lazzaro MA, Darkhabani Z, Remler BF, Hong SH, Wolfe TJ, Zaidat OO, Fitzsimmons BF) Neurosurgery 2012 Oct;71(4):877-83 PMID 22989961
  • Venous Sinus Pulsatility and the Potential Role of Dural Incompetence in Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension. (Lazzaro MA, Darkhabani Z, Remler BF, Hong SH, Wolfe TJ, Zaidat OO, Fitzsimmons BF) Neurosurgery 2012 Jul 11: PMID 22791041
  • Surveillance imaging after intracranial stent implantation: non-invasive imaging compared with digital subtraction angiography. (Golshani B, Lazzaro MA, Raslau F, Darkhabani Z, Baruah D, Eastwood D, Fitzsimmons BF, Zaidat OO) J Neurointerv Surg 2013 Jul;5(4):361-5 PMID 22641863
  • Interventional Management of Stroke III trial: establishing the foundation. (Zaidat OO, Lazzaro MA, Gupta R, Yavagal DR, Rasmussen PA, Hirsch JA, Castonguay AC, Tarr RW) J Neurointerv Surg 2012 Jul;4(4):235-7 PMID 22613883
  • Multimodal endovascular reperfusion therapies: adjunctive antithrombotic agents in acute stroke. (Lazzaro MA, Zaidat OO) Neurology 2012 Feb 14;78(7):501-6 PMID 22330414
  • Pericallosal artery aneurysm treatment using Y-configuration stent-assisted coil embolization: a report of four cases. (Darkhabani ZM, Lazzaro MA, Zaidat OO) J Neurointerv Surg 2012 Nov;4(6):459-62 PMID 22247235
  • Vertebral artery stenting for the treatment of bow hunter's syndrome: report of 4 cases. (Darkhabani MZ, Thompson MC, Lazzaro MA, Taqi MA, Zaidat OO) J Stroke Cerebrovasc Dis 2012 Nov;21(8):908.e1-5 PMID 22206692
  • New standards for intracranial atherosclerotic disease treatment. (Nguyen TN, Lazzaro MA, Qureshi AI) Front Neurol 2011;2:77 PMID 22190903
  • Endovascular embolization of head and neck tumors. (Lazzaro MA, Badruddin A, Zaidat OO, Darkhabani Z, Pandya DJ, Lynch JR) Front Neurol 2011;2:64 PMID 22022319
  • Multimodal endovascular therapy of traumatic and spontaneous carotid cavernous fistula using coils, n-BCA, Onyx and stent graft. (Zaidat OO, Lazzaro MA, Niu T, Hong SH, Fitzsimmons BF, Lynch JR, Sinson GP) J Neurointerv Surg 2011 Sep;3(3):255-62 PMID 21990837
  • The impact of diabetes on the extent of pial collaterals in acute ischemic stroke patients. (Lazzaro MA, Chen M, Christoforidis GA, Mohammad Y) J Neurointerv Surg 2011 Sep;3(3):242-5 PMID 21990833
  • X-configuration intersecting Enterprise stents for vascular remodeling and assisted coil embolization of a wide neck anterior communicating artery aneurysm. (Lazzaro MA, Zaidat OO) J Neurointerv Surg 2011 Dec 1;3(4):348-51 PMID 21990474
  • The role of circle of Willis anomalies in cerebral aneurysm rupture. (Lazzaro MA, Ouyang B, Chen M) J Neurointerv Surg 2012 Jan 1;4(1):22-6 PMID 21990452
  • Initial experience with the coaxial dual-lumen ascent balloon catheter for wide-neck aneurysm coil embolization. (Lazzaro MA, Darkhabani Z, Zaidat OO, Fitzsimmons BF) Front Neurol 2011;2:52 PMID 21897828
  • Endovascular therapy for chronic cerebrospinal venous insufficiency in multiple sclerosis. (Lazzaro MA, Zaidat OO, Mueller-Kronast N, Taqi MA, Woo D) Front Neurol 2011;2:44 PMID 21808631
  • Moyamoya syndrome in an adult with essential thrombocythemia. (Lazzaro MA, Cochran EJ, Lopes DK, Prabhakaran S) Neurol Int 2011 Jun;3(1):e3 PMID 21785675
  • Dissecting aneurysms of posterior cerebral artery: clinical presentation, angiographic findings, treatment, and outcome. (Taqi MA, Lazzaro MA, Pandya DJ, Badruddin A, Zaidat OO) Front Neurol 2011;2:38 PMID 21734905
  • Proposed angiographic criteria for measurement of vertebral artery origin stenosis: the vertebral origin treatment with endovascular therapy (VOTE) method. (Lazzaro MA, Badruddin A, Abraham MG, Edgell RC, Zaidat OO) J Stroke Cerebrovasc Dis 2012 Nov;21(8):712-6 PMID 21530313
  • Stroke severity predicted by aortic atheroma detected by ultra-fast and cardiac-gated chest tomography. (Lazzaro MA, Zaidat OO, Issa MA, Gilkeson RC, Sunshine JL, Tarr RW, Husain S, Suarez JI) Front Neurol 2011;2:18 PMID 21472030
  • High-dose intra-arterial nicardipine results in hypotension following vasospasm treatment in subarachnoid hemorrhage. (Rosenberg N, Lazzaro MA, Lopes DK, Prabhakaran S) Neurocrit Care 2011 Dec;15(3):400-4 PMID 21468780
  • Downward migration of carotid stent on 8 months follow-up imaging: possible stent "watermelon- seeding" effect. (Badruddin A, Lazzaro MA, Taqi MA, Zaidat OO) J Neuroimaging 2011 Oct;21(4):395-8 PMID 21410817
  • The role of antithrombotics in secondary stroke prevention. (Lazzaro MA, Malhotra K, Mohammad YM) Semin Neurol 2010 Nov;30(5):492-500 PMID 21207341
  • Detection of atrial fibrillation with concurrent holter monitoring and continuous cardiac telemetry following ischemic stroke and transient ischemic attack. (Lazzaro MA, Krishnan K, Prabhakaran S) J Stroke Cerebrovasc Dis 2012 Feb;21(2):89-93 PMID 20656504
  • Induced hypothermia in acute ischemic stroke. (Lazzaro MA, Prabhakaran S) Expert Opin Investig Drugs 2008 Aug;17(8):1161-74 PMID 18616413
  • Minor salivary gland inflammation in Devic's disease and longitudinally extensive myelitis. (Javed A, Balabanov R, Arnason BG, Kelly TJ, Sweiss NJ, Pytel P, Walsh R, Blair EA, Stemer A, Lazzaro M, Reder AT) Mult Scler 2008 Jul;14(6):809-14 PMID 18573828
  • Hexosamines regulate leptin production in 3T3-L1 adipocytes through transcriptional mechanisms. (Zhang P, Klenk ES, Lazzaro MA, Williams LB, Considine RV) Endocrinology 2002 Jan;143(1):99-106 PMID 11751598
  • Grants and Awards

  • The Penumbra Helix Trial: Safety and Effectiveness in the Treatment of WIde-Neck Intracranial Aneurysms. (#9305891 10/26/2012 - 10/25/2014) Sponsor: Penumbra Inc
  • Separator 3D US 510k Trial (#9305726 05/25/2012 - 05/25/2014) Sponsor: Penumbra Inc