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Abhaya Kulkarni

TitleStaff Neurosurgeon
InstitutionThe Hospital for Sick Children
DepartmentNeurosurgery
Address555 University Avenue
Toronto ON M5G 1X8
Phone416-813-1500
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    1. Dushnicky MJ, Okura H, Shroff M, Laxer RM, Kulkarni AV. Pediatric Idiopathic Intervertebral Disc Calcification: Single-Center Series and Review of the Literature. J Pediatr. 2018 Nov 19. PMID: 30466792.
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    2. Fahy AS, Tung S, Lamberti-Pasculli M, Drake J, Kulkarni A, Gerstle JT. Laparoscopic Revision of Ventriculoperitoneal Shunts in Pediatric Patients May Result in Fewer Subsequent Peritoneal Revisions. J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A. 2018 Oct 12. PMID: 30312141.
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    3. Kulkarni AV, Sgouros S, Leitner Y, Constantini S. International Infant Hydrocephalus Study (IIHS): 5-year health outcome results of a prospective, multicenter comparison of endoscopic third ventriculostomy (ETV) and shunt for infant hydrocephalus. Childs Nerv Syst. 2018 Jul 09. PMID: 29987375.
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    4. Yan H, Abel TJ, Alotaibi NM, Anderson M, Niazi TN, Weil AG, Fallah A, Phillips JH, Forrest CR, Kulkarni AV, Drake JM, Ibrahim GM. A systematic review of endoscopic versus open treatment of craniosynostosis. Part 2: the nonsagittal single sutures. J Neurosurg Pediatr. 2018 Oct; 22(4):361-368. PMID: 29979132.
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    5. Yan H, Abel TJ, Alotaibi NM, Anderson M, Niazi TN, Weil AG, Fallah A, Phillips JH, Forrest CR, Kulkarni AV, Drake JM, Ibrahim GM. A systematic review and meta-analysis of endoscopic versus open treatment of craniosynostosis. Part 1: the sagittal suture. J Neurosurg Pediatr. 2018 Oct; 22(4):352-360. PMID: 29979135.
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    6. Fahy AS, Tung S, Lamberti-Pasculli M, Drake J, Kulkarni AV, Gerstle JT. Laparoscopic insertion of ventriculoperitoneal shunts in pediatric patients - A retrospective cohort study. J Pediatr Surg. 2018 Jul 06. PMID: 30031542.
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    7. Zetchi MA, Dmytriw AA, Chiu AH, Drake BJ, Alizadeh NV, Bharatha A, Kulkarni AV, Marotta TR. Entry remnants in flow-diverted aneurysms: Does branch geometry influence aneurysm closure? Interv Neuroradiol. 2018 Dec; 24(6):624-630. PMID: 29871561.
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    8. Simon TD, Kronman MP, Whitlock KB, Browd SR, Holubkov R, Kestle JRW, Kulkarni AV, Langley M, Limbrick DD, Luerssen TG, Oakes J, Riva-Cambrin J, Rozzelle C, Shannon CN, Tamber M, Wellons Iii JC, Whitehead WE, Mayer-Hamblett N. Patient and Treatment Characteristics by Infecting Organism in Cerebrospinal Fluid Shunt Infection. J Pediatric Infect Dis Soc. 2018 May 15. PMID: 29771360.
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    9. Simon TD, Kronman MP, Whitlock KB, Gove NE, Mayer-Hamblett N, Browd SR, Cochrane DD, Holubkov R, Kulkarni AV, Langley M, Limbrick DD, Luerssen TG, Oakes WJ, Riva-Cambrin J, Rozzelle C, Shannon C, Tamber M, Wellons JC, Whitehead WE, Kestle JRW. Reinfection after treatment of first cerebrospinal fluid shunt infection: a prospective observational cohort study. J Neurosurg Pediatr. 2018 Apr; 21(4):346-358. PMID: 29393813.
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    10. Leijser LM, Miller SP, van Wezel-Meijler G, Brouwer AJ, Traubici J, van Haastert IC, Whyte HE, Groenendaal F, Kulkarni AV, Han KS, Woerdeman PA, Church PT, Kelly EN, van Straaten HLM, Ly LG, de Vries LS. Posthemorrhagic ventricular dilatation in preterm infants: When best to intervene? Neurology. 2018 Feb 20; 90(8):e698-e706. PMID: 29367448.
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    11. Wan MJ, Zapotocky M, Bouffet E, Bartels U, Kulkarni AV, Drake JM. Long-term visual outcomes of craniopharyngioma in children. J Neurooncol. 2018 May; 137(3):645-651. PMID: 29344823.
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    12. Samuel N, Philteos J, Alotaibi NM, Ahuja C, Mansouri A, Kulkarni AV. Canadian Neurosurgery Educators' Views on Stereotactic Radiosurgery in Residency Training. World Neurosurg. 2018 Apr; 112:e208-e215. PMID: 29331746.
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    13. Kulkarni AV, Schiff SJ, Mbabazi-Kabachelor E, Mugamba J, Ssenyonga P, Donnelly R, Levenbach J, Monga V, Peterson M, MacDonald M, Cherukuri V, Warf BC. Endoscopic Treatment versus Shunting for Infant Hydrocephalus in Uganda. N Engl J Med. 2017 12 21; 377(25):2456-2464. PMID: 29262276.
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    14. Karmur BS, Kulkarni AV. Medical and socioeconomic predictors of quality of life in myelomeningocele patients with shunted hydrocephalus. Childs Nerv Syst. 2018 Apr; 34(4):741-747. PMID: 29249073.
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    15. Kulkarni AV, Riva-Cambrin J, Rozzelle CJ, Naftel RP, Alvey JS, Reeder RW, Holubkov R, Browd SR, Cochrane DD, Limbrick DD, Simon TD, Tamber M, Wellons JC, Whitehead WE, Kestle JRW. Endoscopic third ventriculostomy and choroid plexus cauterization in infant hydrocephalus: a prospective study by the Hydrocephalus Clinical Research Network. J Neurosurg Pediatr. 2018 Mar; 21(3):214-223. PMID: 29243972.
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    16. Cherukuri V, Ssenyonga P, Warf BC, Kulkarni AV, Monga V, Schiff SJ. Learning Based Segmentation of CT Brain Images: Application to Postoperative Hydrocephalic Scans. IEEE Trans Biomed Eng. 2018 Aug; 65(8):1871-1884. PMID: 29989926.
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    17. Barnett C, Bril V, Kapral M, Kulkarni AV, Davis AM. Myasthenia Gravis Impairment Index: Responsiveness, meaningful change, and relative efficiency. Neurology. 2017 Dec 05; 89(23):2357-2364. PMID: 29101274.
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    18. Fallah A, Weil AG, Juraschka K, Ibrahim GM, Wang AC, Crevier L, Tseng CH, Kulkarni AV, Ragheb J, Bhatia S. The importance of extent of choroid plexus cauterization in addition to endoscopic third ventriculostomy for infantile hydrocephalus: a retrospective North American observational study using propensity score-adjusted analysis. J Neurosurg Pediatr. 2017 Dec; 20(6):503-510. PMID: 28984539.
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    19. Davidson B, Alotaibi NM, Guha D, Amaral S, Kulkarni AV, Lozano AM. Studying Behaviors Among Neurosurgery Residents Using Web 2.0 Analytic Tools. J Surg Educ. 2017 Nov - Dec; 74(6):1088-1093. PMID: 28583426.
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    20. Elkarim GA, Alotaibi NM, Samuel N, Wang S, Ibrahim GM, Fallah A, Weil AG, Kulkarni AV. Social media networking in pediatric hydrocephalus: a point-prevalence analysis of utilization. J Neurosurg Pediatr. 2017 Aug; 20(2):119-124. PMID: 28548615.
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    21. Wang J, Alotaibi NM, Ibrahim GM, Kulkarni AV, Lozano AM. The Spectrum of Altmetrics in Neurosurgery: The Top 100 "Trending" Articles in Neurosurgical Journals. World Neurosurg. 2017 Jul; 103:883-895.e1. PMID: 28478251.
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    22. Booth TN, Iyer RS, Falcone RA, Hayes LL, Jones JY, Kadom N, Kulkarni AV, Myseros JS, Partap S, Reitman C, Robertson RL, Ryan ME, Saigal G, Soares BP, Tekes-Brady A, Trout AT, Zumberge NA, Coley BD, Palasis S. ACR Appropriateness Criteria® Back Pain-Child. J Am Coll Radiol. 2017 May; 14(5S):S13-S24. PMID: 28473069.
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    23. Wellons JC, Shannon CN, Holubkov R, Riva-Cambrin J, Kulkarni AV, Limbrick DD, Whitehead W, Browd S, Rozzelle C, Simon TD, Tamber MS, Oakes WJ, Drake J, Luerssen TG, Kestle J. Shunting outcomes in posthemorrhagic hydrocephalus: results of a Hydrocephalus Clinical Research Network prospective cohort study. J Neurosurg Pediatr. 2017 Jul; 20(1):19-29. PMID: 28452657.
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    24. Kulkarni AV, Sgouros S, Constantini S. Outcome of treatment after failed endoscopic third ventriculostomy (ETV) in infants with aqueductal stenosis: results from the International Infant Hydrocephalus Study (IIHS). Childs Nerv Syst. 2017 May; 33(5):747-752. PMID: 28357554.
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    25. Wang S, Stone S, Weil AG, Fallah A, Warf BC, Ragheb J, Bhatia S, Kulkarni AV. Comparative effectiveness of flexible versus rigid neuroendoscopy for endoscopic third ventriculostomy and choroid plexus cauterization: a propensity score-matched cohort and survival analysis. J Neurosurg Pediatr. 2017 May; 19(5):585-591. PMID: 28304218.
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    26. Badhiwala JH, Nassiri F, Kulkarni AV, Spears J, Almenawer SA. Mechanical thrombectomy after intravenous thrombolysis for acute ischaemic stroke. Lancet Neurol. 2017 Feb; 16(2):103. PMID: 28102145.
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    27. Mansouri A, Witiw CD, Badhiwala JH, Nassiri F, McDonald PJ, Kulkarni AV, Zadeh G, Kondziolka D. National Perspectives on the Training of Neurosurgery Residents in Stereotactic Radiosurgery. Can J Neurol Sci. 2017 Jan; 44(1):51-58. PMID: 28004631.
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    28. Lipsman N, Khan O, Kulkarni AV. "The Actualized Neurosurgeon": A Proposed Model of Surgical Resident Development. World Neurosurg. 2017 Mar; 99:381-386. PMID: 28012887.
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    29. Whitehead WE, Riva-Cambrin J, Kulkarni AV, Wellons JC, Rozzelle CJ, Tamber MS, Limbrick DD, Browd SR, Naftel RP, Shannon CN, Simon TD, Holubkov R, Illner A, Cochrane DD, Drake JM, Luerssen TG, Oakes WJ, Kestle JR. Ventricular catheter entry site and not catheter tip location predicts shunt survival: a secondary analysis of 3 large pediatric hydrocephalus studies. J Neurosurg Pediatr. 2017 Feb; 19(2):157-167. PMID: 27813457.
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    30. Kestle JR, Kulkarni AV, Warf BC. Introduction: Pediatric hydrocephalus: a continuing evolution in our understanding and management. Neurosurg Focus. 2016 Nov; 41(5):E1. PMID: 27798985.
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    31. Simon TD, Kronman MP, Whitlock KB, Gove N, Browd SR, Holubkov R, Kestle JR, Kulkarni AV, Langley M, Limbrick DD, Luerssen TG, Oakes J, Riva-Cambrin J, Rozzelle C, Shannon C, Tamber M, Wellons JC, Whitehead WE, Mayer-Hamblett N. Variability in Management of First Cerebrospinal Fluid Shunt Infection: A Prospective Multi-Institutional Observational Cohort Study. J Pediatr. 2016 12; 179:185-191.e2. PMID: 27692463.
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    32. Kulkarni AV. First Treatment in Infants With Hydrocephalus: The Case for Shunt. Neurosurgery. 2016 08; 63 Suppl 1:73-77. PMID: 27399367.
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    33. Nater A, Tetreault LL, Davis AM, Sahgal AA, Kulkarni AV, Fehlings MG. Key Preoperative Clinical Factors Predicting Outcome in Surgically Treated Patients with Metastatic Epidural Spinal Cord Compression: Results from a Survey of 438 AOSpine International Members. World Neurosurg. 2016 Sep; 93:436-448.e15. PMID: 27424474.
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    34. Alotaibi NM, Samuel N, Guha D, Nassiri F, Badhiwala JH, Tam J, Shamji MF, Kulkarni AV, Macdonald RL, Lozano AM. Social Media for Academic Neurosurgical Programs: The University of Toronto Experience. World Neurosurg. 2016 Sep; 93:449-57. PMID: 27423202.
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    35. Barnett C, Bril V, Kapral M, Kulkarni A, Davis AM. Development and validation of the Myasthenia Gravis Impairment Index. Neurology. 2016 Aug 30; 87(9):879-86. PMID: 27402891.
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    36. Wang S, Drake J, Kulkarni AV. Management and outcome of spontaneous subaponeurotic fluid collections in infants: the Hospital for Sick Children experience and review of the literature. J Neurosurg Pediatr. 2016 Oct; 18(4):442-447. PMID: 27391472.
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    37. Somji M, Badhiwala J, McLellan A, Kulkarni A. In Reply to "On the Risk of Comparing Apples to Apple…Slices". World Neurosurg. 2016 07; 91:654. PMID: 27432646.
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    38. Kulkarni AV, Riva-Cambrin J, Holubkov R, Browd SR, Cochrane DD, Drake JM, Limbrick DD, Rozzelle CJ, Simon TD, Tamber MS, Wellons JC, Whitehead WE, Kestle JR. Endoscopic third ventriculostomy in children: prospective, multicenter results from the Hydrocephalus Clinical Research Network. J Neurosurg Pediatr. 2016 Oct; 18(4):423-429. PMID: 27258593.
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    39. Kulkarni AV, Sgouros S, Constantini S. International Infant Hydrocephalus Study: initial results of a prospective, multicenter comparison of endoscopic third ventriculostomy (ETV) and shunt for infant hydrocephalus. Childs Nerv Syst. 2016 Jun; 32(6):1039-48. PMID: 27107887.
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    40. Nadi M, Ahmad T, Huang A, Hawkins C, Bouffet E, Kulkarni AV. Atypical Teratoid Rhabdoid Tumor Diagnosis after Partial Resection of Dysembryoplastic Neuroepithelial Tumor: Case Report and Review of the Literature. Pediatr Neurosurg. 2016; 51(4):191-8. PMID: 26978682.
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    41. Thompson EM, Hielscher T, Bouffet E, Remke M, Luu B, Gururangan S, McLendon RE, Bigner DD, Lipp ES, Perreault S, Cho YJ, Grant G, Kim SK, Lee JY, Rao AAN, Giannini C, Li KKW, Ng HK, Yao Y, Kumabe T, Tominaga T, Grajkowska WA, Perek-Polnik M, Low DCY, Seow WT, Chang KTE, Mora J, Pollack IF, Hamilton RL, Leary S, Moore AS, Ingram WJ, Hallahan AR, Jouvet A, Fèvre-Montange M, Vasiljevic A, Faure-Conter C, Shofuda T, Kagawa N, Hashimoto N, Jabado N, Weil AG, Gayden T, Wataya T, Shalaby T, Grotzer M, Zitterbart K, Sterba J, Kren L, Hortobágyi T, Klekner A, László B, Pócza T, Hauser P, Schüller U, Jung S, Jang WY, French PJ, Kros JM, van Veelen MC, Massimi L, Leonard JR, Rubin JB, Vibhakar R, Chambless LB, Cooper MK, Thompson RC, Faria CC, Carvalho A, Nunes S, Pimentel J, Fan X, Muraszko KM, López-Aguilar E, Lyden D, Garzia L, Shih DJH, Kijima N, Schneider C, Adamski J, Northcott PA, Kool M, Jones DTW, Chan JA, Nikolic A, Garre ML, Van Meir EG, Osuka S, Olson JJ, Jahangiri A, Castro BA, Gupta N, Weiss WA, Moxon-Emre I, Mabbott DJ, Lassaletta A, Hawkins CE, Tabori U, Drake J, Kulkarni A, Dirks P, Rutka JT, Korshunov A, Pfister SM, Packer RJ, Ramaswamy V, Taylor MD. Prognostic value of medulloblastoma extent of resection after accounting for molecular subgroup: a retrospective integrated clinical and molecular analysis. Lancet Oncol. 2016 04; 17(4):484-495. PMID: 26976201.
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    42. Lozano CS, Tam J, Kulkarni AV, Lozano AM. Response. J Neurosurg. 2016 Mar; 124(3):878-9. PMID: 27358959.
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    43. Tavor O, Boddu S, Kulkarni AV. Presenting characteristics of children who required neurosurgical intervention for head injury. Childs Nerv Syst. 2016 May; 32(5):827-31. PMID: 26843376.
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    44. Zuccato JA, Kulkarni AV. The Impact of Early Medical School Surgical Exposure on Interest in Neurosurgery. Can J Neurol Sci. 2016 May; 43(3):410-6. PMID: 26711669.
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    45. Kestle JR, Holubkov R, Douglas Cochrane D, Kulkarni AV, Limbrick DD, Luerssen TG, Jerry Oakes W, Riva-Cambrin J, Rozzelle C, Simon TD, Walker ML, Wellons JC, Browd SR, Drake JM, Shannon CN, Tamber MS, Whitehead WE. A new Hydrocephalus Clinical Research Network protocol to reduce cerebrospinal fluid shunt infection. J Neurosurg Pediatr. 2016 Apr; 17(4):391-6. PMID: 26684763.
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    46. Riva-Cambrin J, Kestle JR, Holubkov R, Butler J, Kulkarni AV, Drake J, Whitehead WE, Wellons JC, Shannon CN, Tamber MS, Limbrick DD, Rozzelle C, Browd SR, Simon TD. Risk factors for shunt malfunction in pediatric hydrocephalus: a multicenter prospective cohort study. J Neurosurg Pediatr. 2016 Apr; 17(4):382-90. PMID: 26636251.
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    47. Kulkarni AV. Editorial: Predicting shunt failure in children. J Neurosurg Pediatr. 2016 Mar; 17(3):247-8. PMID: 26544082.
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    48. Badhiwala JH, Nassiri F, Alhazzani W, Selim MH, Farrokhyar F, Spears J, Kulkarni AV, Singh S, Alqahtani A, Rochwerg B, Alshahrani M, Murty NK, Alhazzani A, Yarascavitch B, Reddy K, Zaidat OO, Almenawer SA. Endovascular Thrombectomy for Acute Ischemic Stroke: A Meta-analysis. JAMA. 2015 Nov 03; 314(17):1832-43. PMID: 26529161.
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    49. Somji M, Badhiwala J, McLellan A, Kulkarni AV. Diagnostic Yield, Morbidity, and Mortality of Intraventricular Neuroendoscopic Biopsy: Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. World Neurosurg. 2016 Jan; 85:315-24.e2. PMID: 26385114.
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    50. Lassaletta A, Bouffet E, Mabbott D, Kulkarni AV. Functional and neuropsychological late outcomes in posterior fossa tumors in children. Childs Nerv Syst. 2015 Oct; 31(10):1877-90. PMID: 26351237.
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    51. Lozano CS, Tam J, Kulkarni AV, Lozano AM. Response. J Neurosurg. 2015 Sep; 123(3):545-6. PMID: 26561675.
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    52. Badhiwala JH, Hong CJ, Nassiri F, Hong BY, Riva-Cambrin J, Kulkarni AV. Treatment of posthemorrhagic ventricular dilation in preterm infants: a systematic review and meta-analysis of outcomes and complications. J Neurosurg Pediatr. 2015 Nov; 16(5):545-555. PMID: 26314206.
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    53. Kahle KT, Kulkarni AV, Limbrick DD, Warf BC. Hydrocephalus in children. Lancet. 2016 Feb 20; 387(10020):788-99. PMID: 26256071.
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    54. Lozano CS, Tam J, Kulkarni AV, Lozano AM. The academic productivity and impact of the University of Toronto Neurosurgery Program as assessed by manuscripts published and their number of citations. J Neurosurg. 2015 Sep; 123(3):561-70. PMID: 26115471.
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    55. Kulkarni AV, Donnelly R, Mabbott DJ, Widjaja E. Relationship between ventricular size, white matter injury, and neurocognition in children with stable, treated hydrocephalus. J Neurosurg Pediatr. 2015 Sep; 16(3):267-74. PMID: 26046689.
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    56. Kulkarni AV. Pineal cyst resection. J Neurosurg. 2015 Aug; 123(2):350. PMID: 25932607.
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    57. Schneider C, Kamaly-Asl I, Ramaswamy V, Lafay-Cousin L, Kulkarni AV, Rutka JT, Remke M, Coluccia D, Tabori U, Hawkins C, Bouffet E, Taylor MD. Neoadjuvant chemotherapy reduces blood loss during the resection of pediatric choroid plexus carcinomas. J Neurosurg Pediatr. 2015 Aug; 16(2):126-33. PMID: 25932777.
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    58. Haji FA, Clarke DB, Matte MC, Brandman DM, Brien S, de Ribaupierre S, O'Kelly C, Christie S, McDonald PJ, Kulkarni AV, Walling S, MacLeod A. Teaching for the Transition: the Canadian PGY-1 Neurosurgery 'Rookie Camp'. Can J Neurol Sci. 2015 Jan; 42(1):25-33. PMID: 25573052.
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    59. Schneider C, Ramaswamy V, Kulkarni AV, Rutka JT, Remke M, Tabori U, Hawkins C, Bouffet E, Taylor MD. Clinical implications of medulloblastoma subgroups: incidence of CSF diversion surgery. J Neurosurg Pediatr. 2015 Mar; 15(3):236-42. PMID: 25525930.
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    60. Mandell JG, Kulkarni AV, Warf BC, Schiff SJ. Volumetric brain analysis in neurosurgery: Part 2. Brain and CSF volumes discriminate neurocognitive outcomes in hydrocephalus. J Neurosurg Pediatr. 2015 Feb; 15(2):125-32. PMID: 25431901.
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    61. Balogun JA, Halliday W, Bouffet E, Kulkarni AV. Spinal clear cell meningioma in a 3-year-old: a case report. Pediatr Neurosurg. 2013; 49(5):311-5. PMID: 25377168.
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    62. Kulkarni AV. Response. J Neurosurg Pediatr. 2014 Sep; 14(3):222-3. PMID: 25317442.
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    63. Vachhrajani S, Sen AN, Satyan K, Kulkarni AV, Birchansky SB, Jea A. Estimation of normal computed tomography measurements for the upper cervical spine in the pediatric age group. J Neurosurg Pediatr. 2014 Oct; 14(4):425-33. PMID: 25127096.
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    64. Xavier F, Komvilaisak P, Williams S, Kulkarni AV, deVeber G, Moharir MD. Anticoagulant therapy in head injury-associated cerebral sinovenous thrombosis in children. Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2014 Nov; 61(11):2037-42. PMID: 25111001.
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    65. Kulkarni AV, Riva-Cambrin J, Browd SR, Drake JM, Holubkov R, Kestle JR, Limbrick DD, Rozzelle CJ, Simon TD, Tamber MS, Wellons JC, Whitehead WE. Endoscopic third ventriculostomy and choroid plexus cauterization in infants with hydrocephalus: a retrospective Hydrocephalus Clinical Research Network study. J Neurosurg Pediatr. 2014 Sep; 14(3):224-9. PMID: 24995823.
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    66. Bhandari M, Guyatt GH, Kulkarni AV, Devereaux PJ, Leece P, Bajammal S, Heels-Ansdell D, Busse JW. Perceptions of authors' contributions are influenced by both byline order and designation of corresponding author. J Clin Epidemiol. 2014 Sep; 67(9):1049-54. PMID: 24973824.
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    67. Whitehead WE, Riva-Cambrin J, Wellons JC, Kulkarni AV, Browd S, Limbrick D, Rozzelle C, Tamber MS, Simon TD, Shannon CN, Holubkov R, Oakes WJ, Luerssen TG, Walker ML, Drake JM, Kestle JR. Factors associated with ventricular catheter movement and inaccurate catheter location: post hoc analysis of the hydrocephalus clinical research network ultrasound-guided shunt placement study. J Neurosurg Pediatr. 2014 Aug; 14(2):173-8. PMID: 24926971.
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    68. Ahmed N, Devitt KS, Keshet I, Spicer J, Imrie K, Feldman L, Cools-Lartigue J, Kayssi A, Lipsman N, Elmi M, Kulkarni AV, Parshuram C, Mainprize T, Warren RJ, Fata P, Gorman MS, Feinberg S, Rutka J. A systematic review of the effects of resident duty hour restrictions in surgery: impact on resident wellness, training, and patient outcomes. Ann Surg. 2014 Jun; 259(6):1041-53. PMID: 24662409; PMCID: PMC4047317.
    69. Barnett C, Bril V, Kapral M, Kulkarni A, Davis AM. A conceptual framework for evaluating impairments in myasthenia gravis. PLoS One. 2014; 9(5):e98089. PMID: 24844418; PMCID: PMC4028305.
    70. Badhiwala JH, Thompson EM, Lorenzo AJ, Kulkarni AV. Spontaneous improvement in urological dysfunction in children with congenital spinal lipomas of the conus medullaris. J Neurosurg Pediatr. 2014 May; 13(5):536-40. PMID: 24679080.
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    71. Simon TD, Butler J, Whitlock KB, Browd SR, Holubkov R, Kestle JR, Kulkarni AV, Langley M, Limbrick DD, Mayer-Hamblett N, Tamber M, Wellons JC, Whitehead WE, Riva-Cambrin J. Risk factors for first cerebrospinal fluid shunt infection: findings from a multi-center prospective cohort study. J Pediatr. 2014 Jun; 164(6):1462-8.e2. PMID: 24661340; PMCID: PMC4035376.
    72. Monsalves E, Larjani S, Loyola Godoy B, Juraschka K, Carvalho F, Kucharczyk W, Kulkarni A, Mete O, Gentili F, Ezzat S, Zadeh G. Growth patterns of pituitary adenomas and histopathological correlates. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2014 Apr; 99(4):1330-8. PMID: 24423330.
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    73. Piscione PJ, Bouffet E, Mabbott DJ, Shams I, Kulkarni AV. Physical functioning in pediatric survivors of childhood posterior fossa brain tumors. Neuro Oncol. 2014 Jan; 16(1):147-55. PMID: 24305707; PMCID: PMC3870837.
    74. Wilson JR, Davis AM, Kulkarni AV, Kiss A, Frankowski RF, Grossman RG, Fehlings MG. Defining age-related differences in outcome after traumatic spinal cord injury: analysis of a combined, multicenter dataset. Spine J. 2014 Jul 01; 14(7):1192-8. PMID: 24210580.
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    75. Whitehead WE, Riva-Cambrin J, Wellons JC, Kulkarni AV, Holubkov R, Illner A, Oakes WJ, Luerssen TG, Walker ML, Drake JM, Kestle JR. No significant improvement in the rate of accurate ventricular catheter location using ultrasound-guided CSF shunt insertion: a prospective, controlled study by the Hydrocephalus Clinical Research Network. J Neurosurg Pediatr. 2013 Dec; 12(6):565-74. PMID: 24116981.
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    76. Hoang-Kim A, Schemitsch E, Kulkarni AV, Beaton D. Methodological challenges in the use of hip-specific composite outcomes: linking measurements from hip fracture trials to the International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health Framework. Arch Orthop Trauma Surg. 2014 Feb; 134(2):219-28. PMID: 23934168.
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    77. Kulkarni AV, Riva-Cambrin J, Butler J, Browd SR, Drake JM, Holubkov R, Kestle JR, Limbrick DD, Simon TD, Tamber MS, Wellons JC, Whitehead WE. Outcomes of CSF shunting in children: comparison of Hydrocephalus Clinical Research Network cohort with historical controls: clinical article. J Neurosurg Pediatr. 2013 Oct; 12(4):334-8. PMID: 23909616.
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    78. Hoang-Kim A, Schemitsch E, Sale JE, Beaton D, Warmington K, Kulkarni AV, Reeves S. Understanding osteoporosis and fractures: an introduction to the use of qualitative research. Arch Orthop Trauma Surg. 2014 Feb; 134(2):207-17. PMID: 23860671.
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    171. Kulkarni AV, Rabin D, Drake JM. An instrument to measure the health status in children with hydrocephalus: the Hydrocephalus Outcome Questionnaire. J Neurosurg. 2004 Nov; 101(2 Suppl):134-40. PMID: 15835099.
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    172. Kulkarni AV, Drake JM, Rabin D, Dirks PB, Humphreys RP, Rutka JT. Measuring the health status of children with hydrocephalus by using a new outcome measure. J Neurosurg. 2004 Nov; 101(2 Suppl):141-6. PMID: 15835100.
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    173. Kulkarni AV, Pierre-Kahn A, Zerah M. Spontaneous regression of congenital spinal lipomas of the conus medullaris. Report of two cases. J Neurosurg. 2004 Nov; 101(2 Suppl):226-7. PMID: 15835113.
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    174. Kulkarni AV, Pierre-Kahn A, Zerah M. Conservative management of asymptomatic spinal lipomas of the conus. Neurosurgery. 2004 Apr; 54(4):868-73; discussion 873-5. PMID: 15046652.
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    175. Bhandari M, Busse JW, Kulkarni AV, Devereaux PJ, Leece P, Guyatt GH. Interpreting authorship order and corresponding authorship. Epidemiology. 2004 Jan; 15(1):125-6. PMID: 14712157.
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    176. Bhandari M, Guyatt GH, Khera V, Kulkarni AV, Sprague S, Schemitsch EH. Operative management of lower extremity fractures in patients with head injuries. Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2003 Feb; (407):187-98. PMID: 12567146.
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    177. Busse JW, Kulkarni AV, Campbell JB, Injeyan HS. Attitudes toward vaccination: a survey of Canadian chiropractic students. CMAJ. 2002 Jun 11; 166(12):1531-4. PMID: 12074119; PMCID: PMC113798.
    178. Busse JW, Bhandari M, Kulkarni AV, Tunks E. The effect of low-intensity pulsed ultrasound therapy on time to fracture healing: a meta-analysis. CMAJ. 2002 Feb 19; 166(4):437-41. PMID: 11873920; PMCID: PMC99352.
    179. Kulkarni AV, Rabin D, Lamberti-Pasculli M, Drake JM. Repeat cerebrospinal fluid shunt infection in children. Pediatr Neurosurg. 2001 Aug; 35(2):66-71. PMID: 11549916.
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    180. Kulkarni AV, Drake JM, Lamberti-Pasculli M. Cerebrospinal fluid shunt infection: a prospective study of risk factors. J Neurosurg. 2001 Feb; 94(2):195-201. PMID: 11213954.
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    181. Bhandari M, Morrow F, Kulkarni AV, Tornetta P. Meta-analyses in orthopaedic surgery. A systematic review of their methodologies. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2001 Jan; 83-A(1):15-24. PMID: 11205853.
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    182. Kulkarni AV, Drake JM, Armstrong DC, Dirks PB. Imaging correlates of successful endoscopic third ventriculostomy. J Neurosurg. 2000 Jun; 92(6):915-9. PMID: 10839249.
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    183. Drew R, Bhandari M, Kulkarni AV, Louw D, Reddy K, Dunlop B. Reliability in grading the severity of lumbar spinal stenosis. J Spinal Disord. 2000 Jun; 13(3):253-8. PMID: 10872765.
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    184. Kulkarni AV, Bhandari M, Stiver S, Reddy K. Delayed presentation of spinal stab wound: case report and review of the literature. J Emerg Med. 2000 Feb; 18(2):209-13. PMID: 10699524.
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    185. Kulkarni AV, Kasturi L, Amin A, Mashankar V. Therapy and drug resistance in malaria. Indian J Pediatr. 2000 Jan; 67(1):33-5. PMID: 10832218.
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    186. Kulkarni AV, Armstrong DC, Drake JM. MR characteristics of malignant spinal cord astrocytomas in children. Can J Neurol Sci. 1999 Nov; 26(4):290-3. PMID: 10563214.
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    187. Kulkarni AV, Drake JM, Armstrong DC, Dirks PB. Measurement of ventricular size: reliability of the frontal and occipital horn ratio compared to subjective assessment. Pediatr Neurosurg. 1999 Aug; 31(2):65-70. PMID: 10592474.
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    188. Kulkarni AV, Becker LE, Jay V, Armstrong DC, Drake JM. Primary cerebellar glioblastomas multiforme in children. Report of four cases. J Neurosurg. 1999 Mar; 90(3):546-50. PMID: 10067927.
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    189. Kulkarni AV, Chumas PD, Drake JM, Armstrong DC. The reliability of the "absent cistern sign" in assessing LP shunt function. Can J Neurol Sci. 1999 Feb; 26(1):40-3. PMID: 10068806.
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    190. Kulkarni AV, Guha A, Lozano A, Bernstein M. Incidence of silent hemorrhage and delayed deterioration after stereotactic brain biopsy. J Neurosurg. 1998 Jul; 89(1):31-5. PMID: 9647169.
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    191. Kulkarni AV, Bilbao JM, Cusimano MD, Muller PJ. Malignant transformation of ganglioneuroma into spinal neuroblastoma in an adult. Case report. J Neurosurg. 1998 Feb; 88(2):324-7. PMID: 9452244.
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    192. Kulkarni AV, Willinsky RA, Gray T, Cusimano MD. Serial magnetic resonance imaging findings for a spontaneously resolving spinal subdural hematoma: case report. Neurosurgery. 1998 Feb; 42(2):398-400; discussion 400-1. PMID: 9482194.
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    193. Kasturi L, Kulkarni AV, Mashankar VA, Desai UA. Dysembryoplastic neuroepithelial tumor. Indian Pediatr. 1996 Aug; 33(8):695-8. PMID: 8979556.
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    194. Chumas PD, Armstrong DC, Drake JM, Kulkarni AV, Hoffman HJ, Humphreys RP, Rutka JT, Hendrick EB. Tonsillar herniation: the rule rather than the exception after lumboperitoneal shunting in the pediatric population. J Neurosurg. 1993 Apr; 78(4):568-73. PMID: 8450330.
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    195. Chumas PD, Kulkarni AV, Drake JM, Hoffman HJ, Humphreys RP, Rutka JT. Lumboperitoneal shunting: a retrospective study in the pediatric population. Neurosurgery. 1993 Mar; 32(3):376-83; discussion 383. PMID: 8455762.
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    196. Khoury AE, Hendrick EB, McLorie GA, Kulkarni A, Churchill BM. Occult spinal dysraphism: clinical and urodynamic outcome after division of the filum terminale. J Urol. 1990 Aug; 144(2 Pt 2):426-8; discussion 428-9, 443-4. PMID: 2197434.
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