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Saman Shabani MD

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Assistant Professor

Institution: Medical College of Wisconsin
Department: Neurosurgery
Division: Spinecare
Program: Spine

Publications (50)

  • Leveraging machine learning to ascertain the implications of preoperative body mass index on surgical outcomes for 282 patients with preoperative obesity and lumbar spondylolisthesis in the Quality Outcomes Database. (Agarwal N, Aabedi AA, Chan AK, Letchuman V, Shabani S, Bisson EF, Bydon M, Glassman SD, Foley KT, Shaffrey CI, Potts EA, Shaffrey ME, Coric D, Knightly JJ, Park P, Wang MY, Fu KM, Slotkin JR, Asher AL, Virk MS, Haid RW, Chou D, Mummaneni PV) J Neurosurg Spine 2023 Feb 01;38(2):182-191 PMID: 36208428 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85147289464 10/09/2022       2 Citations
  • COVID-19 co-infection in a patient with brucellosis. (Shabani S, Ghadimi S) Clin Case Rep 2022 Sep;10(9):e6367 PMID: 36188045 PMCID: PMC9500419 10/04/2022    
  • Cerebrospinal fluid venous fistula: Illustrative case. (Shlobin NA, Shahrestani S, Shabani S, Agarwal N, Tan L) Surg Neurol Int 2022;13:374 PMID: 36128164 PMCID: PMC9479572 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85140035702 09/22/2022    
  • Intradural view of the spinal cord and dura after three-column osteotomy: illustrative case. (Zhao Z, Shabani S, Agarwal N, Mummaneni PV, Chou D) J Neurosurg Case Lessons 2021 Nov 08;2(19):CASE21497 PMID: 36061976 PMCID: PMC9435575 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85168837802 09/06/2022    
  • Intraoperative Monitoring for Spinal Surgery. (Agarwal N, Shabani S, Huang J, Ben-Natan AR, Mummaneni PV) Neurol Clin 2022 May;40(2):269-281 PMID: 35465874 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85127314171 04/26/2022       1 Citation
  • Management of Thoracic Disc Pathology via the Lateral Approach: Advances Using the Minimally Invasive Approach and Navigation. (Shabani S, Mummaneni PV, Chan A, Huang J, Agarwal N, Deviran V, Chou D) Int J Spine Surg 2022 Mar;16(S1):S44-S52 PMID: 35387888 PMCID: PMC9983567 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85131252064 04/08/2022    
  • Pearls and Pitfalls of Awake Spine Surgery: A Simplified Patient-Selection Algorithm. (Letchuman V, Agarwal N, Mummaneni VP, Wang MY, Shabani S, Patel A, Rivera J, Haddad A, Le V, Chang JM, Chou D, Gandhi S, Mummaneni PV) World Neurosurg 2022 May;161:154-155 PMID: 35217225 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85127057372 02/27/2022       1 Citation
  • The Clinical Impact of Failing to Achieve Ideal Proportional Realignment in Adult Spinal Deformity Patients. (Passias PG, Passfall L, Williamson TK, Schoenfeld AJ, Owusu-Sarpong S, Dhillon E, Krol O, Kummer NA, Tretiakov P, Imbo B, Joujon-Roche R, Moattari K, Lebovic J, Vira S, Diebo B, Smith JS, Park P, Mummaneni P, Shabani S, Chou D, Lafage R, Lafage V) Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 2022 Jul 15;47(14):995-1002 PMID: 35125457 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85134426687 02/08/2022       6 Citations
  • Awake spinal surgery: simplifying the learning curve with a patient selection algorithm. (Letchuman V, Agarwal N, Mummaneni VP, Wang MY, Shabani S, Patel A, Rivera J, Haddad AF, Le V, Chang JM, Chou D, Gandhi S, Mummaneni PV) Neurosurg Focus 2021 Dec;51(6):E2 PMID: 34852318 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85122464900 12/02/2021       8 Citations
  • Diagnostic Imaging in Spinal Cord Injury. (Shabani S, Meyer BP, Budde MD, Wang MC) Neurosurg Clin N Am 2021 Jul;32(3):323-331 PMID: 34053720 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85105493933 06/01/2021       5 Citations
  • Diffusion tensor imaging in cervical spondylotic myelopathy: a review. (Shabani S, Kaushal M, Budde MD, Wang MC, Kurpad SN) J Neurosurg Spine 2020 Feb 28:1-8 PMID: 32109862 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85090702776 02/29/2020       26 Citations
  • The Use of Magnetic Resonance Imaging by Spine Surgeons in Management of Spinal Trauma Across AO Regions-Results of AO Spine Survey. (Kaushal M, Shabani S, Soliman HM, Nguyen HS, Aarabi B, Fehlings MG, Kotter MR, Kwon BK, Harrop JS, Kurpad SN) World Neurosurg 2020 May;137:e389-e394 PMID: 32032784 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85081201121 02/08/2020       1 Citation
  • Intracranial Extraskeletal Mesenchymal Chondrosarcoma: Case Report and Review of the Literature of Reported Cases in Adults and Children. (Shabani S, Kaushal M, Kaufman B, Knipstein J, Lawlor MW, Lew S, Foy A) World Neurosurg 2019 Sep;129:302-310 PMID: 31158544 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85068562842 06/04/2019       6 Citations
  • AOSpine Global Survey: International Trends in Utilization of Magnetic Resonance Imaging/Computed Tomography for Spinal Trauma and Spinal Cord Injury across AO Regions. (Shabani S, Kaushal M, Soliman HM, Nguyen HS, Aarabi B, Fehlings MG, Kotter M, Kwon BK, Harrop J, Kurpad SN) J Neurotrauma 2019 Dec 15;36(24):3323-3331 PMID: 31140387 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85075961658 05/30/2019       5 Citations
  • Neurosurgery videos on online video sharing sites. (Kaushal M, Shabani S, Kurpad SN) Neurol India 2019;67(2):397-398 PMID: 31085845 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85065823257 05/16/2019    
  • Diffusion Tensor Imaging in Acute Spinal Cord Injury: A Review of Animal and Human Studies. (Kaushal M, Shabani S, Budde M, Kurpad S) J Neurotrauma 2019 Aug 01;36(15):2279-2286 PMID: 30950317 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85071059121 04/06/2019       18 Citations
  • Correlation of magnetic resonance diffusion tensor imaging parameters with American Spinal Injury Association score for prognostication and long-term outcomes. (Shabani S, Kaushal M, Budde M, Kurpad SN) Neurosurg Focus 2019 Mar 01;46(3):E2 PMID: 30835673 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85062643112 03/06/2019       13 Citations
  • Gliomas: survival differences between metropolitan and non-metropolitan counties. (Best B, Nguyen HS, Doan NB, Gelsomino M, Shabani S, Ahmadi Jazi G, Sadati M, Sheikh S, Adl FH, Taqi MA, Mortazavi MM) J Neurosurg Sci 2019 Apr;63(2):114-120 PMID: 30816683 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85062536733 03/01/2019       3 Citations
  • Molecular Mechanism of Inhibition of Acid Ceramidase by Carmofur. (Dementiev A, Joachimiak A, Nguyen H, Gorelik A, Illes K, Shabani S, Gelsomino M, Ahn EE, Nagar B, Doan N) J Med Chem 2019 Jan 24;62(2):987-992 PMID: 30525581 PMCID: PMC6863082 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85059416792 12/12/2018       38 Citations
  • Management and survival trends for adult patients with malignant gliomas in the setting of multiple primary tumors: a population based analysis. (Nguyen HS, Doan NB, Gelsomino M, Shabani S, Awad AJ, Kaushal M, Mortazavi MM) J Neurooncol 2019 Jan;141(1):213-221 PMID: 30397742 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85056182032 11/07/2018       2 Citations
  • Methotrexate-induced Leukoencephalopathy without Typical Restricted Diffusion on Diffusion-weighted Imaging and the Utility of Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy to Support the Diagnosis. (Doan N, Patel M, Nguyen HS, Doan H, Shabani S, Gelsomino M, Mountoure A, Janich K, Chitambar CR) Asian J Neurosurg 2018;13(3):848-850 PMID: 30283563 PMCID: PMC6159078 10/05/2018    
  • Glioblastoma in the setting of prior lower grade gliomas - insights from SEER database. (Nguyen HS, Best B, Doan NB, Gelsomino M, Shabani S, Awad AJ, Kaushal M, Mortazavi MM) Oncotarget 2018 Sep 07;9(70):33271-33277 PMID: 30279958 PMCID: PMC6161794 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85053064638 10/04/2018       1 Citation
  • Subependymal Giant Cell Astrocytoma: A Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results Program-Based Analysis from 2004 to 2013. (Nguyen HS, Doan NB, Gelsomino M, Shabani S, Awad AJ, Best B, Kaushal M, Mortazavi MM) World Neurosurg 2018 Oct;118:e263-e268 PMID: 29966782 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85051061062 07/04/2018       7 Citations
  • Intracranial hemangioblastoma - A SEER-based analysis 2004-2013. (Nguyen HS, Doan NB, Gelsomino M, Shabani S, Awad AJ, Kaushal M, Mortazavi MM) Oncotarget 2018 Jun 15;9(46):28009-28015 PMID: 29963258 PMCID: PMC6021332 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85048616605 07/03/2018       18 Citations
  • Molecular Markers of Therapy-Resistant Glioblastoma and Potential Strategy to Combat Resistance. (Nguyen HS, Shabani S, Awad AJ, Kaushal M, Doan N) Int J Mol Sci 2018 Jun 14;19(6) PMID: 29899215 PMCID: PMC6032212 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85048688002 06/15/2018       35 Citations
  • A Novel Application of the Integra Camino Bolt for the Drainage of Chronic Subdural Hematoma: A Technical Note. (Doan NB, Nguyen H, Janich K, Montoure A, Mohit P, Shabani S, Gelsomino M, Mueller WM, Kurpad S) Asian J Neurosurg 2018;13(2):380-382 PMID: 29682038 PMCID: PMC5898109 04/24/2018    
  • Good Outcomes with the Intraventricular Vancomycin Therapy in a Patient with Ruptured Brain Abscesses. (Doan N, Nguyen H, Luyuan L, Shabani S, Gelsomino M, Johnson V) Asian J Neurosurg 2018;13(2):396-399 PMID: 29682042 PMCID: PMC5898113 04/24/2018    
  • Safe Use of Tissue Plasminogen Activator in Conjunction with the Integra Camino Bolt for the Drainage of Chronic Subdural Hematoma. (Doan NB, Patel M, Nguyen HS, Doan H, Montoure A, Shabani S, Gelsomino M, Janich K) Asian J Neurosurg 2018;13(2):485-486 PMID: 29682068 PMCID: PMC5898139 04/24/2018    
  • A Rare Extra-Axial Midline Tentorial Adult Medulloblastoma with Dural-Tail Sign Mimicking a Meningioma. (Doan NB, Patel M, Nguyen HS, Janich K, Montoure A, Shabani S, Gelsomino M) Asian J Neurosurg 2018;13(2):475-477 PMID: 29682065 PMCID: PMC5898136 04/24/2018    
  • Molecular Targeting of Acid Ceramidase in Glioblastoma: A Review of Its Role, Potential Treatment, and Challenges. (Nguyen HS, Awad AJ, Shabani S, Doan N) Pharmaceutics 2018 Apr 09;10(2) PMID: 29642535 PMCID: PMC6027516 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85046409312 04/13/2018       19 Citations
  • Dysembryoplastic Neuroectodermal Tumor: An Analysis from the Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results Program, 2004-2013. (Nguyen HS, Doan N, Gelsomino M, Shabani S) World Neurosurg 2017 Jul;103:380-385 PMID: 28438654 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85019156730 04/26/2017       25 Citations
  • Intracranial Subependymoma: A SEER Analysis 2004-2013. (Nguyen HS, Doan N, Gelsomino M, Shabani S) World Neurosurg 2017 May;101:599-605 PMID: 28232153 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85016451526 02/25/2017       27 Citations
  • Patients with Blunt Traumatic Brain Injury: A Role for Computed Tomography Angiography of the Head to Evaluate Nontraumatic Causes? (Nguyen HS, Doan N, Gelsomino M, Shabani S) World Neurosurg 2017 May;101:506-508 PMID: 28213195 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85016413814 02/19/2017       4 Citations
  • Central cord syndrome in a patient with systemic sclerosis and cervical calcinosis: case report and review of literature. (Nguyen HS, Sharma A, Doan N, Gelsomino M, Shabani S, Maiman D) Spinal Cord Ser Cases 2016;2:15029 PMID: 28053731 PMCID: PMC5129387 01/06/2017    
  • Intracranial subdural empyema mimicking a recurrent chronic subdural hematoma. (Doan N, Patel M, Nguyen HS, Mountoure A, Shabani S, Gelsomino M, Janich K, Kurpad S) J Surg Case Rep 2016 Sep 20;2016(9) PMID: 27651110 PMCID: PMC5029463 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85044119701 09/22/2016       2 Citations
  • Pure tentorial subdural hematoma from rupture of aneurysm along the transmastoid branches of the occipital artery. (Nguyen HS, Doan N, Shabani S, Gelsomino M, Zaidat O) Surg Neurol Int 2016;7(Suppl 18):S499-501 PMID: 27583173 PMCID: PMC4982346 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84986243113 09/02/2016       4 Citations
  • Case Report and Review of Literature of Delayed Acute Subdural Hematoma. (Shabani S, Nguyen HS, Doan N, Baisden JL) World Neurosurg 2016 Dec;96:66-71 PMID: 27567576 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84988529739 08/29/2016       15 Citations
  • Glioblastoma Mimicking Meningioma: Report of 2 Cases. (Patel M, Nguyen HS, Doan N, Gelsomino M, Shabani S, Mueller W) World Neurosurg 2016 Nov;95:624.e9-624.e13 PMID: 27565475 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84992690705 08/28/2016       9 Citations
  • Traumatic spondyloptosis at the cervico-thoracic junction without neurological deficits. (Nguyen HS, Doan N, Lozen A, Gelsomino M, Shabani S, Kurpad S) Surg Neurol Int 2016;7(Suppl 13):S366-9 PMID: 27274411 PMCID: PMC4879840 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84986243962 06/09/2016       5 Citations
  • A rare remarkable recovery in a pediatric patient with the bi-hemispheric, transventricular trajectory craniocerebral gunshot wound. (Doan N, Patel M, Nguyen HS, Montoure A, Shabani S, Gelsomino M, Janich K, Mueller W) J Surg Case Rep 2016 May 10;2016(5) PMID: 27165750 PMCID: PMC4862179 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85049561543 05/12/2016       4 Citations
  • Isolated traumatic retroclival hematoma: case report and review of literature. (Nguyen HS, Shabani S, Lew S) Childs Nerv Syst 2016 Sep;32(9):1749-55 PMID: 27117267 PMCID: PMC5021739 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84987771014 04/28/2016       18 Citations
  • Upright magnetic resonance imaging of the lumbar spine: Back pain and radiculopathy. (Nguyen HS, Doan N, Shabani S, Baisden J, Wolfla C, Paskoff G, Shender B, Stemper B) J Craniovertebr Junction Spine 2016;7(1):31-7 PMID: 27041883 PMCID: PMC4790145 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84960121338 04/05/2016       12 Citations
  • Good outcomes in a patient with a Duret hemorrhage from an acute subdural hematoma. (Nguyen HS, Doan NB, Gelsomino MJ, Shabani S, Mueller WM) Int Med Case Rep J 2016;9:15-8 PMID: 26869816 PMCID: PMC4734784 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84957555731 02/13/2016       7 Citations
  • Posterolateral lumbar fusion: Relationship between computed tomography Hounsfield units and symptomatic pseudoarthrosis. (Nguyen HS, Shabani S, Patel M, Maiman D) Surg Neurol Int 2015;6(Suppl 24):S611-4 PMID: 26693390 PMCID: PMC4671137 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84959297392 12/23/2015       18 Citations
  • Marsupialization and distal obliteration of a lumbosacral dural ectasia in a nonsyndromic, adult patient. (Nguyen HS, Lozen A, Doan N, Gelsomin M, Shabani S, Maiman D) J Craniovertebr Junction Spine 2015;6(4):219-22 PMID: 26692704 PMCID: PMC4660503 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84945935164 12/23/2015       2 Citations
  • Coincidence of an anterior cerebral artery aneurysm and a glioblastoma: case report and review of literature. (Nguyen HS, Doan N, Gelsomino M, Shabani S, Mueller W, Zaidat OO) Int Med Case Rep J 2015;8:295-9 PMID: 26648761 PMCID: PMC4664496 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84948781813 12/10/2015       12 Citations
  • Granulomatous amebic encephalitis following hematopoietic stem cell transplantation. (Doan N, Rozansky G, Nguyen HS, Gelsomino M, Shabani S, Mueller W, Johnson V) Surg Neurol Int 2015;6(Suppl 18):S459-62 PMID: 26539322 PMCID: PMC4604647 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84959487149 11/06/2015       13 Citations
  • Co-presentation of a subdural empyema and an infected ventriculoperitoneal shunt in an adult patient: A rare complication with review of literature. (Nguyen HS, Doan N, Shabani S, Gelsomino M, Mueller W) Surg Neurol Int 2015;6(Suppl 18):S455-8 PMID: 26539321 PMCID: PMC4604643 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84959490342 11/06/2015       1 Citation
  • A completely thrombosed, nongiant middle cerebral artery aneurysm mimicking an intra-axial neoplasm. (Nguyen HS, Doan N, Eckardt G, Gelsomino M, Shabani S, Brown WD, Mueller W, Pollock G) Surg Neurol Int 2015;6:146 PMID: 26425396 PMCID: PMC4571614 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85021343473 10/02/2015       8 Citations
  • Intraspinal psammomatous melanotic schwannoma not associated with Carney complex: case report. (Shabani S, Fiore SM, Seidman R, Davis RP) J Neurosurg Spine 2015 Aug;23(2):233-8 PMID: 25978075 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84944459590 05/16/2015       7 Citations
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