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John D. Nerva MD

Assistant Professor

Institution: Medical College of Wisconsin
Department: Neurosurgery
Program: Adult

Publications (57)

  • Open surgical ligation of a thoracic spinal epidural arteriovenous fistula causing thoracic myelopathy: illustrative case. (Laing BRW, Best B, Nerva JD, Vedantam A) J Neurosurg Case Lessons 2023 Aug 07;6(6) PMID: 37581597 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85170256731 08/15/2023    
  • Safety and efficacy of the Pipeline Flex embolization device with Shield Technology for the acute treatment of ruptured internal carotid artery pseudoaneurysms: a multi-institution case series. (Bounajem MT, Joyce E, Scoville JP, Seinfeld J, Hoffman J, Grossberg JA, Waiters V, White AC, Nerva J, Burkhardt JK, Tonetti DA, El Naamani K, Gooch MR, Jabbour P, Tjoumakaris S, Ortega Gutierrez S, Levitt MR, Lang M, Ares WJ, Desai S, Mascitelli JR, Kilburg CJ, Budohoski KP, Couldwell WT, Gross BA, Grandhi R) Neurosurg Focus 2023 May;54(5):E4 PMID: 37127036 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85158026844 05/02/2023       1 Citation
  • The petrosal artery and its variations: a comprehensive review and anatomical study with application to skull base surgery and neurointerventional procedures. (Yu A, Dupont G, Nerva J, Anadkat SN, D'Antoni AV, Wang A, Iwanaga J, Dumont AS, Tubbs RS) Folia Morphol (Warsz) 2023;82(3):568-579 PMID: 35692114 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85169297988 06/14/2022    
  • Detethering the superficial temporal artery: Application to tension free superficial temporal artery-middle cerebral artery bypasses (Mathkour M, Werner C, Scullen T, Fennell VS, Nerva J, Amenta PS, Iwanaga J, Dumont AS, Bui CJ, Mortazavi MM, Hur MS, Tubbs RS) Clinical Anatomy May 2022;35(4):428-433 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85116069876 05/01/2022    
  • Mutations of the DNA repair gene PNKP in a patient with microcephaly, seizures, and developmental delay (MCSZ) presenting with a high-grade brain tumor. (Jiang B, Murray C, Cole BL, Glover JNM, Chan GK, Deschenes J, Mani RS, Subedi S, Nerva JD, Wang AC, Lockwood CM, Mefford HC, Leary SES, Ojemann JG, Weinfeld M, Ene CI) Sci Rep 2022 Mar 30;12(1):5386 PMID: 35354845 PMCID: PMC8967877 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85127252427 04/01/2022       2 Citations
  • A case of infected intracranial aneurysm with Nocardia meningitis treated with endovascular therapy: Case report and literature review (McCormack E, Cornu O, Hanna J, Nerva JD, Aysenne A) Interdisciplinary Neurosurgery: Advanced Techniques and Case Management March 2022;27 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85118350420 03/01/2022       2 Citations
  • The Longissimus Capitis Insertion as a Superficial Landmark for the Sigmoid Sinus: An Anatomical Study (Iwanaga J, Watanabe K, Khan PA, Nerva JD, Amenta PS, Dumont AS, Tubbs RS) Journal of Neurological Surgery, Part B: Skull Base 1 February 2022;83(1):28-32 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85094190877 02/01/2022    
  • Detethering the superficial temporal artery: Application to tension free superficial temporal artery-middle cerebral artery bypasses. (Mathkour M, Werner C, Scullen T, Fennell VS, Nerva J, Amenta PS, Iwanaga J, Dumont AS, Bui CJ, Mortazavi MM, Hur MS, Tubbs RS) Clin Anat 2022 May;35(4):428-433 PMID: 34561915 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85116069876 09/26/2021    
  • Wrist Extension Does Not Change the Position of the Radial Artery: Cadaveric Study With Application to Arterial Line Placement, and Transradial Neurointerventional Procedures. (Couldwell M, Elzamly K, Hextrum S, Aysenne A, Olewink Ł, Iwanaga J, Nerva J, Dumont AS, Tubbs RS) World Neurosurg 2021 Nov;155:e588-e591 PMID: 34474160 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85114812827 09/03/2021       1 Citation
  • Anatomy of the Dorsal Meningeal Artery Including Its Variations: Application to Skull Base Surgery and Diagnostic and Interventional Imaging. (McCormack IG, Xu L, Nerva J, Berry JF, Melgar M, Wysiadecki G, Walocha J, Iwanaga J, Dumont AS, Tubbs RS) World Neurosurg 2021 Nov;155:e41-e48 PMID: 34365050 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85113781605 08/09/2021       3 Citations
  • Aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage during pregnancy: a comprehensive and systematic review of the literature. (Beighley A, Glynn R, Scullen T, Mathkour M, Werner C, Berry JF, Carr C, Abou-Al-Shaar H, Aysenne A, Nerva JD, Dumont AS) Neurosurg Rev 2021 Oct;44(5):2511-2522 PMID: 33409763 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85099038885 01/08/2021       4 Citations
  • Commentary: Thrombolysis for Evacuation of Intracerebral and Intraventricular Hemorrhage: A Guide to Surgical Protocols With Practical Lessons Learned From the MISTIE and CLEAR Trials. (Scullen T, Mathkour M, Werner C, Nerva JD, Dumont AS) Oper Neurosurg (Hagerstown) 2020 Dec 15;20(1):E33-E34 PMID: 33316811 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85098476392 12/15/2020    
  • Editorial: PulseRider for wide-necked intracranial aneurysms (Nerva JD, Amenta PS, Dumont AS) Journal of Neurosurgery December 2020;133(6):1753-1755 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85097279510 12/01/2020    
  • Anatomic Study Quantifying the Relationship Between the Arcuate Eminence and the Root of the Zygoma: Application to Skull Base Surgery. (Lockwood J, Mathkour M, Nerva JD, Iwanaga J, Bui CJ, Vale FL, Dumont AS, Tubbs RS) World Neurosurg 2021 Feb;146:e773-e778 PMID: 33181377 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85097176350 11/13/2020       2 Citations
  • Anatomical Considerations for Endovascular Intervention for Extracranial Carotid Disease: A Review of the Literature and Recommended Guidelines. (Scullen T, Mathkour M, Carr C, Wang A, Amenta PS, Nerva JD, Dumont AS) J Clin Med 2020 Oct 27;9(11) PMID: 33121192 PMCID: PMC7693974 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85104863917 10/31/2020       5 Citations
  • Commentary: Middle Meningeal Artery Embolization for Chronic Subdural Hematoma: A Multi-Center Experience of 154 Consecutive Embolizations. (Scullen T, Mathkour M, Nerva JD, Dumont AS) Neurosurgery 2021 Jan 13;88(2):E130-E132 PMID: 33045740 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85100070616 10/13/2020       2 Citations
  • The Longissimus Capitis Insertion as a Superficial Landmark for the Sigmoid Sinus: An Anatomical Study. (Iwanaga J, Watanabe K, Khan PA, Nerva JD, Amenta PS, Dumont AS, Tubbs RS) J Neurol Surg B Skull Base 2022 Feb;83(1):28-32 PMID: 35155066 PMCID: PMC8824619 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85094190877 10/12/2020    
  • Transvenous embolization of bilateral indirect carotid-cavernous fistulas via a unilateral transorbital approach. (Laplant JF, Lim LH, Dumont AS, Nerva JD) Orbit 2021 Aug;40(4):320-325 PMID: 32552143 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85087184698 06/20/2020    
  • Commentary: Design and Physical Properties of 3-Dimensional Printed Models Used for Neurointervention: A Systematic Review of the Literature. (Scullen T, Nerva JD, Amenta PS, Dumont AS) Neurosurgery 2020 Sep 15;87(4):E454-E455 PMID: 32453826 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85091125483 05/27/2020       1 Citation
  • Commentary: Predicting Long-Term Outcomes After Poor-Grade Aneurysmal Subarachnoid Hemorrhage Using Decision Tree Modeling. (Scullen T, Amenta PS, Nerva JD, Dumont AS) Neurosurgery 2020 Sep 01;87(3):E293-E295 PMID: 32195548 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85089608078 03/21/2020       2 Citations
  • Laboratory assessments of therapeutic platelet inhibition in endovascular neurosurgery: complication prediction using the VerifyNow P2Y12 assay and thromboelastography with platelet mapping. (Corliss BM, Freedman R, Brennan MM, Smith J, Nerva JD, Harris NS, Polifka AJ, Hoh BL, Fox WC) J Neurosurg 2020 Feb 21;134(3):884-892 PMID: 32084635 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85102064526 02/23/2020       7 Citations
  • Editorial. Clipping versus coiling for the treatment of middle cerebral artery aneurysms: which modality should be considered first? (Scullen T, Mathkour M, Nerva JD, Dumont AS, Amenta PS) J Neurosurg 2019 Sep 20:1-4 PMID: 31597118 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85092250016 10/10/2019       1 Citation
  • Editorial. Follow-up of completely occluded coiled aneurysms: how long is adequate? (Nerva JD, Amenta PS, Dumont AS) J Neurosurg 2019 Aug 16:1-2 PMID: 31419799 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85090343153 08/17/2019    
  • Vascular. (Arthur AS, Abecassis IJ, Abi-Aad KR, Albuquerque FC, Almefty RO, Aoun RJN, Barrow DL, Bederson J, Bendok BR, Ducruet AF, Fanous AA, Fennell VS, Flores BC, Griessenauer CJ, Kim LJ, Levitt MR, Mack WJ, Mascitelli J, Min E, Mocco J, Morr S, Nerva JD, Richards AE, Schirmer CM, See AP, Snyder KV, Tian F, Walcott BP, Welz ME) Oper Neurosurg (Hagerstown) 2019 Aug 01;17(Suppl 2):S76-S118 PMID: 31099843 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85069890538 05/18/2019       3 Citations
  • Editorial. Contemporary treatment of ruptured intracranial aneurysms: perspectives from the Barrow Ruptured Aneurysm Trial. (Amenta PS, Nerva JD, Dumont AS) J Neurosurg 2020 Mar 01;132(2):765-767 PMID: 30849749 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85080890616 03/09/2019       2 Citations
  • Microsurgery Versus Stereotactic Radiosurgery for Brain Arteriovenous Malformations: A Matched Cohort Study. (Chen CJ, Ding D, Wang TR, Buell TJ, Ilyas A, Ironside N, Lee CC, Kalani MY, Park MS, Liu KC, Sheehan JP) Neurosurgery 2019 Mar 01;84(3):696-708 PMID: 29762746 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85062584410 05/16/2018       7 Citations
  • Comment (Nerva JD, Kim LJ) Clinical Neurosurgery 1 April 2018;82(4):490 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85050691059 04/01/2018    
  • Medical and Surgical Treatment of Cerebrovascular Occlusive Disease (Nerva JD, Levitt MR) Principles of Neurological Surgery 26 January 2018:241-253.e3 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85054423450 01/26/2018    
  • Endovascular Coil Retrieval Using Dual Synchronous Solitaire Revascularization Devices. (Nerva JD, Morton RP, Kelly CM, Hallam DK, Levitt MR) Oper Neurosurg (Hagerstown) 2018 Sep 01;15(3):E19-E22 PMID: 29106636 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85050121793 11/07/2017       3 Citations
  • International multicentre validation of the arteriovenous malformation-related intracerebral haemorrhage (AVICH) score. (Neidert MC, Lawton MT, Kim LJ, Nerva JD, Kurisu K, Ikawa F, Konczalla J, Dinc N, Seifert V, Habdank-Kolaczkowski J, Hatano T, Hayase M, Podlesek D, Schackert G, Wanet T, Gläsker S, Griessenauer CJ, Ogilvy CS, Kneist A, Sure U, Seifert B, Regli L, Bozinov O, Burkhardt JK) J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 2018 Nov;89(11):1163-1166 PMID: 28986471 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85049035612 10/08/2017       14 Citations
  • Risk of Complications with Simultaneous Cranioplasty and Placement of Ventriculoperitoneal Shunt. (Meyer RM 4th, Morton RP, Abecassis IJ, Barber JK, Emerson SN, Nerva JD, Ko AL, Chowdhary MC, Levitt MR, Chesnut RM) World Neurosurg 2017 Nov;107:830-833 PMID: 28823666 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85029407105 08/22/2017       15 Citations
  • Timing of cranioplasty: a 10.75-year single-center analysis of 754 patients. (Morton RP, Abecassis IJ, Hanson JF, Barber JK, Chen M, Kelly CM, Nerva JD, Emerson SN, Ene CI, Levitt MR, Chowdhary MM, Ko AL, Chesnut RM) J Neurosurg 2018 Jun;128(6):1648-1652 PMID: 28799868 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85048224327 08/12/2017       83 Citations
  • Onyx embolization prior to stereotactic radiosurgery for brain arteriovenous malformations: a single-center treatment algorithm. (Nerva JD, Barber J, Levitt MR, Rockhill JK, Hallam DK, Ghodke BV, Sekhar LN, Kim LJ) J Neurointerv Surg 2018 Mar;10(3):258-267 PMID: 28710086 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85042871011 07/16/2017       18 Citations
  • Comment (Nerva JD, Kim LJ) Operative Neurosurgery 1 June 2017;13(3):315-316 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85050375734 06/01/2017    
  • Dolichoectatic aneurysms of the vertebrobasilar system: clinical and radiographic factors that predict poor outcomes. (Xu DS, Levitt MR, Kalani MYS, Rangel-Castilla L, Mulholland CB, Abecassis IJ, Morton RP, Nerva JD, Siddiqui AH, Levy EI, Spetzler RF, Albuquerque FC, McDougall CG) J Neurosurg 2018 Feb;128(2):560-566 PMID: 28387624 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85041750845 04/08/2017       17 Citations
  • Multimodality Management of Spetzler-Martin Grade 3 Brain Arteriovenous Malformations with Subgroup Analysis. (Abecassis IJ, Nerva JD, Feroze A, Barber J, Ghodke BV, Kim LJ, Sekhar LN) World Neurosurg 2017 Jun;102:263-274 PMID: 28323192 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85017377376 03/23/2017       11 Citations
  • The dual microcatheter technique for transvenous embolization of dural arteriovenous fistulae. (Abecassis IJ, Nerva JD, Ghodke BV, Sekhar LN, Levitt MR, Kim LJ) J Neurointerv Surg 2017 Jun;9(6):578-582 PMID: 27821474 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85020106829 11/09/2016       5 Citations
  • Toward a comprehensive assessment of functional outcomes in pediatric patients with brain arteriovenous malformations: the Pediatric Quality of Life Inventory. (Abecassis IJ, Nerva JD, Barber J, Rockhill J, Ellenbogen RG, Kim LJ, Sekhar LN) J Neurosurg Pediatr 2016 Nov;18(5):611-622 PMID: 27540697 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85013032121 11/02/2016       16 Citations
  • Computational fluid dynamics of cerebral aneurysm coiling using high-resolution and high-energy synchrotron X-ray microtomography: comparison with the homogeneous porous medium approach. (Levitt MR, Barbour MC, Rolland du Roscoat S, Geindreau C, Chivukula VK, McGah PM, Nerva JD, Morton RP, Kim LJ, Aliseda A) J Neurointerv Surg 2017 Aug;9(8):0 PMID: 27405312 PMCID: PMC5376237 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85024495897 07/14/2016       25 Citations
  • Safety and efficacy of carmustine (BCNU) wafers for metastatic brain tumors. (Ene CI, Nerva JD, Morton RP, Barkley AS, Barber JK, Ko AL, Silbergeld DL) Surg Neurol Int 2016;7(Suppl 11):S295-9 PMID: 27217968 PMCID: PMC4866053 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84969795577 05/25/2016       12 Citations
  • Flow-Related Aneurysm within Glioblastoma: A Case Report and Review of Literature. (Ene CI, Nerva JD, McGrath L, Flanagan ME, Chamberlain MC, Silbergeld DL) World Neurosurg 2016 May;89:729.e1-6 PMID: 26851739 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84959420340 02/07/2016       9 Citations
  • Predictors of infection after 754 cranioplasty operations and the value of intraoperative cultures for cryopreserved bone flaps. (Morton RP, Abecassis IJ, Hanson JF, Barber J, Nerva JD, Emerson SN, Ene CI, Chowdhary MM, Levitt MR, Ko AL, Dellit TH, Chesnut RM) J Neurosurg 2016 Sep;125(3):766-70 PMID: 26771856 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84987600877 01/16/2016       58 Citations
  • Outcomes of Multimodality Therapy in Pediatric Patients With Ruptured and Unruptured Brain Arteriovenous Malformations. (Nerva JD, Kim LJ, Barber J, Rockhill JK, Hallam DK, Ghodke BV, Sekhar LN) Neurosurgery 2016 May;78(5):695-707 PMID: 26509647 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84945529732 10/29/2015       35 Citations
  • In vitro validation of endovascular Doppler-derived flow rates in models of the cerebral circulation. (McGah PM, Nerva JD, Morton RP, Barbour MC, Levitt MR, Mourad PD, Kim LJ, Aliseda A) Physiol Meas 2015 Nov;36(11):2301-17 PMID: 26450643 PMCID: PMC4684705 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84947222528 10/10/2015       6 Citations
  • Radiographic and clinical outcomes in cavernous carotid fistula with special focus on alternative transvenous access techniques. (Morton RP, Tariq F, Levitt MR, Nerva JD, Mossa-Basha M, Sekhar LN, Kim LJ, Hallam DK, Ghodke BV) J Clin Neurosci 2015 May;22(5):859-64 PMID: 25682541 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84927176289 02/16/2015       22 Citations
  • Hemicraniectomy in older patients with malignant middle cerebral artery infarction. (Nerva JD, Abecassis IJ, Morton RP, Kim LJ) World Neurosurg 2015 Apr;83(4):397-8 PMID: 25681285 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84931088663 02/15/2015       1 Citation
  • Treatment outcomes of unruptured arteriovenous malformations with a subgroup analysis of ARUBA (A Randomized Trial of Unruptured Brain Arteriovenous Malformations)-eligible patients. (Nerva JD, Mantovani A, Barber J, Kim LJ, Rockhill JK, Hallam DK, Ghodke BV, Sekhar LN) Neurosurgery 2015 May;76(5):563-70; discussion570; quiz 570 PMID: 25635891 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84928215429 01/31/2015       78 Citations
  • Operative cytoreduction for recurrent glioblastoma. (Morton RP, Nerva JD, Abecassis IJ, Silbergeld DL, Kim LJ) World Neurosurg 2014 Dec;82(6):929-31 PMID: 25311979 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84927565982 10/15/2014    
  • Immunotherapy for secondary glioblastoma multiforme: toward an isocitrate dehydrogenase vaccine. (Abecassis IJ, Morton RP, Nerva JD, Kim LJ) World Neurosurg 2014 Dec;82(6):933-5 PMID: 25311977 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84927565296 10/15/2014       2 Citations
  • Endovascular treatment of complex dural arteriovenous fistula using the dual-microcatheter technique. (Levitt MR, Osbun JW, Nerva JD, Kim LJ) Neurosurg Focus 2014 Jul;37(1 Suppl):1 PMID: 24983721 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84925545952 07/02/2014       1 Citation
  • Pipeline Embolization Device as primary treatment for blister aneurysms and iatrogenic pseudoaneurysms of the internal carotid artery. (Nerva JD, Morton RP, Levitt MR, Osbun JW, Ferreira MJ, Ghodke BV, Kim LJ) J Neurointerv Surg 2015 Mar;7(3):210-6 PMID: 24578484 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84922718299 03/01/2014       65 Citations
  • Accuracy of computational cerebral aneurysm hemodynamics using patient-specific endovascular measurements. (McGah PM, Levitt MR, Barbour MC, Morton RP, Nerva JD, Mourad PD, Ghodke BV, Hallam DK, Sekhar LN, Kim LJ, Aliseda A) Ann Biomed Eng 2014 Mar;42(3):503-14 PMID: 24162859 PMCID: PMC3941739 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84898899983 10/29/2013       30 Citations
  • Percutaneous transfacial direct embolization of an intraosseous dural arteriovenous fistula. (Nerva JD, Hallam DK, Ghodke BV) Neurosurgery 2014 Mar;10 Suppl 1:E178-82 PMID: 24141481 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84907861915 10/22/2013       8 Citations
  • Traumatic fracture of a polymethyl methacrylate patient-specific cranioplasty implant. (Ko AL, Nerva JD, Chang JJ, Chesnut RM) World Neurosurg 2014;82(3-4):536.e11-3 PMID: 24056094 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84922309925 09/24/2013       14 Citations
  • Cerebral aneurysms treated with flow-diverting stents: computational models with intravascular blood flow measurements. (Levitt MR, McGah PM, Aliseda A, Mourad PD, Nerva JD, Vaidya SS, Morton RP, Ghodke BV, Kim LJ) AJNR Am J Neuroradiol 2014 Jan;35(1):143-8 PMID: 23868162 PMCID: PMC3858573 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84892767577 07/23/2013       50 Citations
  • Novel dual-reporter preclinical screen for antiastrocytoma agents identifies cytostatic and cytotoxic compounds. (Hawes JJ, Nerva JD, Reilly KM) J Biomol Screen 2008 Sep;13(8):795-803 PMID: 18664715 PMCID: PMC2693415 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-51249095826 07/31/2008       10 Citations
  • Pathological integrin signaling enhances proliferation of primary lung fibroblasts from patients with idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis. (Xia H, Diebold D, Nho R, Perlman D, Kleidon J, Kahm J, Avdulov S, Peterson M, Nerva J, Bitterman P, Henke C) J Exp Med 2008 Jul 07;205(7):1659-72 PMID: 18541712 PMCID: PMC2442643 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-46949087012 06/11/2008       177 Citations
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