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Marc A. Lazzaro MD

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Associate Professor

Institution: Medical College of Wisconsin
Department: Neurology
Division: Neurointerventional
Program: NeuroInterventional

Member of the Wisconsin Institute of NeuroScience (WINS)


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 (47)

  • Apixaban to Prevent Recurrence After Cryptogenic Stroke in Patients With Atrial Cardiopathy: The ARCADIA Randomized Clinical Trial. (Kamel H, Longstreth WT Jr, Tirschwell DL, Kronmal RA, Marshall RS, Broderick JP, Aragón García R, Plummer P, Sabagha N, Pauls Q, Cassarly C, Dillon CR, Di Tullio MR, Hod EA, Soliman EZ, Gladstone DJ, Healey JS, Sharma M, Chaturvedi S, Janis LS, Krishnaiah B, Nahab F, Kasner SE, Stanton RJ, Kleindorfer DO, Starr M, Winder TR, Clark WM, Miller BR, Elkind MSV, ARCADIA Investigators) JAMA 2024 Feb 20;331(7):573-581 PMID: 38324415 PMCID: PMC10851142 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85184819742 02/07/2024       3 Citations
  • Intensive vs Standard Treatment of Hyperglycemia and Functional Outcome in Patients With Acute Ischemic Stroke: The SHINE Randomized Clinical Trial. (Johnston KC, Bruno A, Pauls Q, Hall CE, Barrett KM, Barsan W, Fansler A, Van de Bruinhorst K, Janis S, Durkalski-Mauldin VL, Neurological Emergencies Treatment Trials Network and the SHINE Trial Investigators) JAMA 2019 Jul 23;322(4):326-335 PMID: 31334795 PMCID: PMC6652154 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85069770209 07/25/2019       237 Citations
  • Clopidogrel and Aspirin in Acute Ischemic Stroke and High-Risk TIA. (Johnston SC, Easton JD, Farrant M, Barsan W, Conwit RA, Elm JJ, Kim AS, Lindblad AS, Palesch YY, Clinical Research Collaboration, Neurological Emergencies Treatment Trials Network, and the POINT Investigators) N Engl J Med 2018 Jul 19;379(3):215-225 PMID: 29766750 PMCID: PMC6193486 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85050234799 05/17/2018       795 Citations
  • Safety and Efficacy of a 3-Dimensional Stent Retriever With Aspiration-Based Thrombectomy vs Aspiration-Based Thrombectomy Alone in Acute Ischemic Stroke Intervention: A Randomized Clinical Trial. (Nogueira RG, Frei D, Kirmani JF, Zaidat O, Lopes D, Turk AS 3rd, Heck D, Mason B, Haussen DC, Levy EI, Mehta S, Lazzaro M, Chen M, Dörfler A, Yoo AJ, Derdeyn CP, Schwamm L, Langer D, Siddiqui A, Penumbra Separator 3D Investigators) JAMA Neurol 2018 Mar 01;75(3):304-311 PMID: 29296999 PMCID: PMC5885851 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85043520629 01/04/2018       75 Citations
  • Cross-circulation thrombectomy with use of a stent retriever: A case report. (Sultan-Qurraie A, Rozansky G, Cox JA, Lazzaro M) Interv Neuroradiol 2017 Aug;23(4):422-426 PMID: 28480772 PMCID: PMC5684909 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85026655470 05/10/2017       4 Citations
  • Consecutive Endovascular Treatment of 20 Ruptured Very Small (<3 mm) Anterior Communicating Artery Aneurysms. (Asif KS, Sattar A, Lazzaro MA, Fitzsimmons BF, Lynch JR, Zaidat OO) Interv Neurol 2016 Jun;5(1-2):57-64 PMID: 27610122 PMCID: PMC4934484 09/10/2016    
  • Predictors and Outcomes Associated with Rescue Therapy in SWIFT. (Lazzaro MA, Zaidat OO, Saver JL, SWIFT investigators) Interv Neurol 2014 Aug;2(4):178-82 PMID: 25337086 PMCID: PMC4188160 10/23/2014    
  • Cerebral arteriovenous malformation diagnosis and management. (Asif K, Leschke J, Lazzaro MA) Semin Neurol 2013 Nov;33(5):468-75 PMID: 24504610 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84893832735 02/08/2014       7 Citations
  • Endovascular reconstruction for progressively worsening carotid artery dissection. (Asif KS, Lazzaro MA, Teleb MS, Fitzsimmons BF, Lynch J, Zaidat O) J Neurointerv Surg 2015 Jan;7(1):32-9 PMID: 24391159 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84918571782 01/07/2014       20 Citations
  • 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):505-10 PMID: 24052495 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84905912695 09/21/2013       24 Citations
  • 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 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84881304224 09/12/2013       5 Citations
  • 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 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84905899035 08/21/2013       27 Citations
  • 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 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84881027726 07/31/2013       36 Citations
  • 'Time' for success. (Zaidat OO, Lazzaro MA, Gupta R, Rasmussen PA, Frei DF, Goyal M) J Neurointerv Surg 2013 Sep 01;5(5):391-2 PMID: 23832415 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84882311596 07/09/2013       5 Citations
  • 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 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84885864335 06/12/2013       2 Citations
  • 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 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84891819349 01/22/2013       18 Citations
  • 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 PMCID: PMC4080637 01/01/2013    
  • 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 PMCID: PMC4109229 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84867563215 10/04/2012       3 Citations
  • 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 PMCID: PMC4109230 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84867551015 10/04/2012       20 Citations
  • 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 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84867534242 10/04/2012       24 Citations
  • 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 PMCID: PMC4109231 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84867502402 10/04/2012       56 Citations
  • 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 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85027951134 09/20/2012       20 Citations
  • 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 07/14/2012    
  • 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 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84879327118 05/30/2012       11 Citations
  • 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 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84863002864 05/23/2012       13 Citations
  • Multimodal endovascular reperfusion therapies: adjunctive antithrombotic agents in acute stroke. (Lazzaro MA, Zaidat OO) Neurology 2012 Feb 14;78(7):501-6 PMID: 22330414 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84858117098 02/15/2012       6 Citations
  • 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 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84870903104 01/17/2012       13 Citations
  • 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 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84868342216 12/31/2011       27 Citations
  • New standards for intracranial atherosclerotic disease treatment. (Nguyen TN, Lazzaro MA, Qureshi AI) Front Neurol 2011;2:77 PMID: 22190903 PMCID: PMC3243025 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84865842943 12/23/2011       4 Citations
  • 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 PMCID: PMC3195266 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84865843734 10/25/2011       49 Citations
  • 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 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-80051747045 10/13/2011       32 Citations
  • 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 01;3(4):348-51 PMID: 21990474 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-81155137250 10/13/2011       16 Citations
  • 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 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-80051763294 10/13/2011       12 Citations
  • The role of circle of Willis anomalies in cerebral aneurysm rupture. (Lazzaro MA, Ouyang B, Chen M) J Neurointerv Surg 2012 Jan 01;4(1):22-6 PMID: 21990452 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84455173315 10/13/2011       42 Citations
  • 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 PMCID: PMC3158366 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84865798460 09/08/2011       13 Citations
  • 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 PMCID: PMC3139170 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84865780253 08/03/2011       3 Citations
  • 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 PMCID: PMC3141114 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-80053066644 07/26/2011       6 Citations
  • 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 PMCID: PMC3124944 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84865848232 07/08/2011       25 Citations
  • 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 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84868351489 05/03/2011       4 Citations
  • 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 PMCID: PMC3066465 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84865839575 04/08/2011    
  • 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 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84856247525 04/07/2011       24 Citations
  • 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 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-80053602374 03/18/2011       10 Citations
  • The role of antithrombotics in secondary stroke prevention. (Lazzaro MA, Malhotra K, Mohammad YM) Semin Neurol 2010 Nov;30(5):492-500 PMID: 21207341 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-78650928025 01/06/2011       11 Citations
  • 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 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84856492403 07/27/2010       70 Citations
  • Induced hypothermia in acute ischemic stroke. (Lazzaro MA, Prabhakaran S) Expert Opin Investig Drugs 2008 Aug;17(8):1161-74 PMID: 18616413 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-51449107899 07/12/2008       17 Citations
  • 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 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-48349135928 06/25/2008       54 Citations
  • 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 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-0036141208 12/26/2001       38 Citations
  • Last update: 02/08/2024