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Karin R. Swartz MD

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Assistant Dean, Associate Professor

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

Publications (26)

  • An Evaluation of Neurosurgical Practices During the Coronavirus Disease 2019 Pandemic. (Pelargos PE, Chakraborty AR, Adogwa O, Swartz K, Zhao YD, Smith ZA, Dunn IF, Bauer AM) World Neurosurg 2021 02;146:e91-e99 PMID: 33065352 PMCID: PMC7550862 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85096838912 10/17/2020    
  • Factors associated with burnout among US neurosurgery residents: a nationwide survey. (Attenello FJ, Buchanan IA, Wen T, Donoho DA, McCartney S, Cen SY, Khalessi AA, Cohen-Gadol AA, Cheng JS, Mack WJ, Schirmer CM, Swartz KR, Prall JA, Stroink AR, Giannotta SL, Klimo P) J Neurosurg 2018 11 01;129(5):1349-1363 PMID: 29424650 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85049338790 02/10/2018       45 Citations
  • Anticipated Changes in Spine Practice with Advancing Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services-Required Changes. (Swartz KR, Cheng JS) Neurosurgery 2017 Apr 01;80(4S):S28-S33 PMID: 28375491 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85034055816 04/05/2017    
  • Biomechanical principles of spine stabilization (Chan AY, Mullin JP, Bennett E, Swartz K, Benzel EC) Essentials of Spinal Stabilization 1 January 2017:441-451 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85042691477 01/01/2017    
  • Commentary. (Swartz KR) J Neurosci Rural Pract 2013 Oct;4(4):443-4 PMID: 24347953 PMCID: PMC3858765 12/19/2013    
  • Noninvasive evaluation of electrical stimulation impacts on muscle hemodynamics via integrating diffuse optical spectroscopies with muscle stimulator. (Shang Y, Lin Y, Henry BA, Cheng R, Huang C, Chen L, Shelton BJ, Swartz KR, Salles SS, Yu G) J Biomed Opt 2013 Oct;18(10):105002 PMID: 24096298 PMCID: PMC3790391 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84886802522 10/08/2013       10 Citations
  • Commentary (Swartz KR) Journal of Neurosciences in Rural Practice October 2013;4(4):443-444 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84889585519 10/01/2013    
  • External neurolysis may result in early return of function in some muscle groups following brachial plexus surgery. (Swartz KR, Boland M, Fee DB) Clin Neurol Neurosurg 2012 Jul;114(6):768-75 PMID: 22269646 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84862011019 01/25/2012       3 Citations
  • Letter to the Editor. (Spinner RJ, Hébert-Blouin MN, Tanaka S, Amrami KK, Swartz KR, Fee DB, Sugita M) J Neurosurg 2011 Apr 29: PMID: 21529206 05/03/2011    
  • Deficiency of telomerase activity aggravates the blood-brain barrier disruption and neuroinflammatory responses in a model of experimental stroke. (Zhang B, Chen L, Swartz KR, Bruemmer D, Eum SY, Huang W, Seelbach M, Choi YJ, Hennig B, Toborek M) J Neurosci Res 2010 Oct;88(13):2859-68 PMID: 20564349 PMCID: PMC2919635 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-77957224445 06/22/2010       23 Citations
  • Melatonin-analog, beta-methyl-6-chloromelatonin, supplementation in spinal cord injury. (Fee DB, Swartz KR, Scheff N, Roberts K, Gabbita P, Scheff S) Brain Res 2010 Jun 22;1340:81-5 PMID: 20420812 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-77953121482 04/28/2010       6 Citations
  • Hip- and pelvic-related intraneural ganglia. (Spinner RJ, Hébert-Blouin MN, Tanaka S, Amrami KK, Swartz KR, Fee DB, Sugita M) J Neurosurg 2010 Jun;112(6):1353-6 PMID: 20415528 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-77953483919 04/27/2010       4 Citations
  • Proximal sciatic nerve intraneural ganglion cyst. (Swartz KR, Wilson D, Boland M, Fee DB) Case Rep Med 2009;2009:810973 PMID: 20069041 PMCID: PMC2797755 01/14/2010    
  • Exacerbation of spinal cord injury due to static compression occurring early after onset. (Swartz KR, Scheff NN, Roberts KN, Fee DB) J Neurosurg Spine 2009 Nov;11(5):570-4 PMID: 19929360 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-71849093994 11/26/2009       13 Citations
  • Response (Swartz KR, Fee DB) Journal of Neurosurgery: Spine November 2009;11(5):569 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-71849088787 11/01/2009    
  • Vessel microport technique for applications in cerebrovascular research. (Chen L, Swartz KR, Toborek M) J Neurosci Res 2009 May 15;87(7):1718-27 PMID: 19115415 PMCID: PMC2713928 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-65849265212 12/31/2008       33 Citations
  • Kümmell's disease: a case report and literature review. (Swartz K, Fee D) Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 2008 Mar 01;33(5):E152-5 PMID: 18317183 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-41049115200 03/05/2008       44 Citations
  • Quadriparesis and spinal cord stimulation: case report. (Meyer SC, Swartz K, Johnson JP) Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 2007 Sep 01;32(19):E565-8 PMID: 17762800 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-34548447511 09/01/2007       22 Citations
  • Gender differences in spinal cord injury are not estrogen-dependent. (Swartz KR, Fee DB, Joy KM, Roberts KN, Sun S, Scheff NN, Wilson ME, Scheff SW) J Neurotrauma 2007 Mar;24(3):473-80 PMID: 17402853 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-34247166204 04/04/2007       47 Citations
  • Effects of progesterone on experimental spinal cord injury. (Fee DB, Swartz KR, Joy KM, Roberts KN, Scheff NN, Scheff SW) Brain Res 2007 Mar 16;1137(1):146-52 PMID: 17204255 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-33846906034 01/06/2007       40 Citations
  • Recurrent lumbar disc herniation. (Swartz KR, Trost GR) Neurosurg Focus 2003 Sep 15;15(3):E10 PMID: 15347228 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-22044455870 09/07/2004       113 Citations
  • Blossoming traumatic epidural hematoma. (Swartz KR, Fee DB, Dempsey RJ) J Emerg Med 2003 Nov;25(4):451-2 PMID: 14654189 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-0345275957 12/05/2003    
  • Craniocervical anomalies in Dubowitz syndrome. Three cases and a literature review. (Swartz KR, Resnick D, Iskandar BJ, Wargowski D, Brockmeyer D, Opitz J) Pediatr Neurosurg 2003 May;38(5):238-43 PMID: 12686766 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-0037268927 04/11/2003       10 Citations
  • Unilateral calf hypertrophy seen in lumbosacral stenosis: case report and review of the literature. (Swartz KR, Fee DB, Trost GR, Waclawik AJ) Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 2002 Sep 15;27(18):E406-9 PMID: 12634577 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-18544410599 03/14/2003       14 Citations
  • Functional MR imaging assessment of a non-responsive brain injured patient. (Moritz CH, Rowley HA, Haughton VM, Swartz KR, Jones J, Badie B) Magn Reson Imaging 2001 Oct;19(8):1129-32 PMID: 11711238 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-0035489297 11/17/2001       35 Citations
  • Interleukin-6 promotes post-traumatic healing in the central nervous system. (Swartz KR, Liu F, Sewell D, Schochet T, Campbell I, Sandor M, Fabry Z) Brain Res 2001 Mar 30;896(1-2):86-95 PMID: 11277977 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-0035970757 03/30/2001       130 Citations
  • Last update: 12/14/2020