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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

  • 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
  • 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 2015 Jan;7(1):32-9 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):505-10 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 PMCID: PMC4080637
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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 PMCID: PMC3243025
  • 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
  • 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 PMCID: PMC3158366
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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 PMCID: PMC3066465
  • 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
  • Last update: 05/27/2015