Selected recent publications:


Ipsilateral Motor Innervation Discovered Incidentally on Intraoperative Monitoring: A Case Report

Jerry Ku, Daniel Mendelsohn, Jason Chew, Jason Shewchuk, Charles Dong, Ryojo Akagami

Neurosurgery. 2017 March; 80 (3): E194-E200.



A Cross-Sectional Cohort Study of Cerebrovascular Disease and Late Effects After Radiation Therapy for Craniopharyngioma.

Lo AC, Howard AF, Nichol A, Hasan H, Martin M, Heran M, Goddard K.

Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2016 May;63(5):786-93.



Radiological features of infantile glioblastoma and desmoplastic infantile tumors: British Columbia's Children's Hospital experience.

Bader A, Heran M, Dunham C, Steinbok P.

J Neurosurg Pediatr. 2015 Aug;16(2):119-25.



Canadian Expert Panel Recommendations for MRI Use in MS Diagnosis and Monitoring.

Traboulsee A, Létourneau-Guillon L, Freedman MS, O'Connor PW, Bharatha A, Chakraborty S, Girard JM, Giuliani F, Lysack JT, Marriott JJ, Metz LM, Morrow SA, Oh J, Sharma M, Vandorpe RA, Vertinsky TA, Wadhwa VS, von Riedemann S, Li DK.

Can J Neurol Sci. 2015 May;42(3):159-67.



Diffusion tensor imaging findings and postconcussion symptom reporting six weeks following mild traumatic brain injury.

Lange RT, Panenka WJ, Shewchuk JR, Heran MK, Brubacher JR, Bioux S, Eckbo R, Shenton ME, Iverson GL.

Arch Clin Neuropsychol. 2015 Feb;30(1):7-25.


Rabies encephalitis.

Co SJ, Mackenzie IR, Shewchuk JR.

Radiographics. 2015 Jan-Feb;35(1):235-8.


Reliability of the spinal instability neoplastic scale among radiologists: an assessment of instability secondary to spinal metastases.

Fisher CG, Versteeg AL, Schouten R, Boriani S, Varga PP, Rhines LD, Heran MK, Kawahara N, Fourney D, Reynolds JJ, Fehlings MG, Gokaslan ZL.

AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2014 Oct;203(4):869-74


Increased spinal cord movements in cervical spondylotic myelopathy.

Vavasour IM, Meyers SM, MacMillan EL, Mädler B, Li DK, Rauscher A, Vertinsky T, Venu V, MacKay AL, Curt A.

Spine J. 2014 Oct 1;14(10):2344-54.



Asymptomatic non-bifurcating carotid artery. A case report and literature review.

Lourenco P, Heran M.

Neuroradiol J. 2014 Sep;27(4):393-6.


A prospective study of the influence of acute alcohol intoxication versus chronic alcohol consumption on outcome following traumatic brain injury.

Lange RT, Shewchuk JR, Rauscher A, Jarrett M, Heran MK, Brubacher JR, Iverson GL.

Arch Clin Neuropsychol. 2014 Aug;29(5):478-95.



Cavernous venous malformations of the orbit (so-called cavernous haemangioma): a comprehensive evaluation of their clinical, imaging and histologic nature.

Rootman DB, Heran MK, Rootman J, White VA, Luemsamran P, Yucel YH.

Br J Ophthalmol. 2014 Jul;98(7):880-8.


Dynamic arterial and valsalva-augmented venous phase multidetector CT for orbital vascular lesions: a pictorial review*.

Heran MK, Rootman J, Sangha BS, Yeo JM.

Ophthal Plast Reconstr Surg. 2014 Mar-Apr;30(2):180-5.



Vascular malformations of the orbit: classification and the role of imaging in diagnosis and treatment strategies*.

Rootman J, Heran MK, Graeb DA.

Ophthal Plast Reconstr Surg. 2014 Mar-Apr;30(2):91-104.

To exclude or not to exclude: further examination of the influence of white matter hyperintensities in diffusion tensor imaging research.

Lange RT, Shewchuk JR, Heran MK, Rauscher A, Jarrett M, Brubacher JR, Iverson GL.

J Neurotrauma. 2014 Jan 15;31(2):198-205.


White matter tract abnormalities in first-episode psychosis.

Lee DY, Smith GN, Su W, Honer WG, Macewan GW, Lapointe JS, Vertinsky AT, Vila-Rodriguez F, Kopala LC, Lang DJ.

Schizophr Res. 2012 Aug 2.


Comparison of MERGE and Axial T2-Weighted Fast Spin-Echo Sequences for Detection of Multiple Sclerosis Lesions in the Cervical Spinal Cord.

Martin N, Malfair D, Zhao Y, Li D, Traboulsee A, Lang D, Vertinsky AT.

AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2012 Jul;199(1):157-62.


Cerebrovasculopathy in NF1 associated with ocular and scalp defects.

Smith M, Heran MK, Connolly MB, Heran HK, Friedman JM, Jett K, Lyons CJ, Steinbok P, Armstrong L.

Am J Med Genet A. 2010 Dec 22.


Low Outflow Distensible Venous Malformations of the Anterior Orbit: Presentation, Hemodynamic Factors, and Management.

Garcia DD, Heran MK, Amadi AJ, Rootman J.

Ophthal Plast Reconstr Surg. 2010 Aug 10.


Combination radiofrequency ablation and cementoplasty for palliative treatment of painful neoplastic bone metastasis: experience with 53 treated lesions in 36 patients.

Lane MD, Le HB, Lee S, Young C, Heran MK, Badii M, Clarkson PW, Munk PL.

Skeletal Radiol. 2011 Jan;40(1):25-32. Epub 2010 Aug 5.


The use of cryoplasty in a benign ureteric stricture.

Heran MK, Bergen DC, MacNeily AE.

Pediatr Radiol. 2010 Nov;40(11):1806-9. Epub 2010 Jun 24.


Radiographic evaluation of scoliosis: review.

Malfair D, Flemming AK, Dvorak MF, Munk PL, Vertinsky ATHeran MKGraeb DA.

AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2010 Mar;194(3 Suppl):S8-22. Review.


Radiographic evaluation of scoliosis: self-assessment module.

Malfair D, Flemming AK, Dvorak MF, Munk PL, Vertinsky ATHeran MKGraeb DA.

AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2010 Mar;194(3 Suppl):S23-5.


Restricted diffusion and poor clinical outcome in cerebral fat embolism syndrome.

Pfeffer G, Heran MK.

Can J Neurol Sci. 2010 Jan;37(1):128-30.


Intracranial transthecal subarachnoid fat emboli and subarachnoid haemorrhage arising from a sacral fracture and dural tear.

Woo JK, Malfair D, Vertinsky T, Heran MKGraeb D.

Br J Radiol. 2010 Jan;83(985):e18-21.


Teaching NeuroImages: middle cerebral artery aneurysm rupture presenting as pure acute subdural hematoma.

Field TS, Heran MK.

Neurology. 2010 Jan 26;74(4):e13. No abstract available.


Relationship of neural axis level of injury to motor recovery and health-related quality of life in patients with a thoracolumbar spinal injury.

Kingwell SP, Noonan VK, Fisher CG, Graeb DA, Keynan O, Zhang H, Dvorak MF.

J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2010 Jul 7;92(7):1591-9.



Accuracy and safety of pedicle screw fixation in thoracic spine trauma.

Fisher CG, Sahajpal V, Keynan O, Boyd M, Graeb D, Bailey C, Panagiotopoulos K, Dvorak MF.

J Neurosurg Spine. 2006 Dec;5(6):520-6.


Utility of screening for blunt vascular neck injuries with computed tomographic angiography.

Schneidereit NP, Simons R, Nicolaou S, Graeb D, Brown DR, Kirkpatrick A, Redekop G, McKevitt EC, Neyestani A.

J Trauma. 2006 Jan;60(1):209-15; discussion 215-6.


MRI of acquired cholesteatoma presenting as a temporal lobe mass.

Kavanagh EC, Fenton DM, Griesdale D, Graeb DA.

AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2005 Sep;185(3):788-9.


Neuroimaging features of heroin inhalation toxicity: "chasing the dragon".

Keogh CF, Andrews GT, Spacey SD, Forkheim KE, Graeb DA.

AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2003 Mar;180(3):847-50.


Clinical exacerbation of multiple sclerosis following radiotherapy.

Murphy CB, Hashimoto SA, Graeb D, Thiessen BA.

Arch Neurol. 2003 Feb;60(2):273-5.


Linguistic history of posterior reversible encephalopathy syndrome: mirror of developing knowledge.

Maizlin ZV, Ghandehari H, Maizels L, Shewchuk JR, Kirby JM, Vora P, Clement JJ.

J Neuroimaging. 2011 Jan;21(1):1-4.


Easy ways to remember the progression of MRI signal intensity changes of intracranial hemorrhage.

Maizlin ZV, Shewchuk JR, Clement JJ.

Can Assoc Radiol J. 2009 Apr;60(2):88-90. Review.


Images in cardiovascular medicine. Serial high-spatial-resolution, multisequence magnetic resonance imaging studies identify fibrous cap rupture and penetrating ulcer into carotid atherosclerotic plaque.

Chu B, Yuan C, Takaya N, Shewchuk JR, Clowes AW, Hatsukami TS.

Circulation. 2006 Mar 28;113(12):e660-1.


Pediatric postprimary pulmonary tuberculosis.

Shewchuk JR, Reed MH.

Pediatr Radiol. 2002 Sep;32(9):648-51. Epub 2002 Jul 4.


Plain radiograph assessment of spinal hardware.

Venu V, Vertinsky AT, Malfair D, Chew JB, Shewchuk J, Heran MK, Graeb DA, Street JT.

Semin Musculoskelet Radiol. 2011 Apr;15(2):151-62. Epub 2011 Apr 15. Review.


Imaging in adult scoliosis: preoperative assessment and postoperative complications.

Yeo JM, Vertinsky AT, Chew JB, Heran MK, Shewchuk J, Malfair D, Graeb DA, Street JT.

Semin Musculoskelet Radiol. 2011 Apr;15(2):143-50. Epub 2011 Apr 15. Review.


Clinical and radiographic natural history of cervical artery dissections.

Schwartz NE, Vertinsky AT, Hirsch KG, Albers GW.

J Stroke Cerebrovasc Dis. 2009 Nov-Dec;18(6):416-23.


Performance of PROPELLER relative to standard FSE T2-weighted imaging in pediatric brain MRI.

Vertinsky AT, Rubesova E, Krasnokutsky MV, Bammer S, Rosenberg J, White A, Barnes PD, Bammer R.

Pediatr Radiol. 2009 Oct;39(10):1038-47. Epub 2009 Aug 11.


Localization of the subthalamic nucleus: optimization with susceptibility-weighted phase MR imaging.

Vertinsky AT, Coenen VA, Lang DJ, Kolind S, Honey CR, Li D, Rauscher A.

AJNR Am J Neuroradiol. 2009 Oct;30(9):1717-24. Epub 2009 Jun 9.


MR imaging of the spinal bone marrow.

Tall MA, Thompson AK, Vertinsky T, Palka PS.

Magn Reson Imaging Clin N Am. 2007 May;15(2):175-98, vi. Review.


Cutting-edge imaging of the spine.

Vertinsky AT, Krasnokutsky MV, Augustin M, Bammer R.

Neuroimaging Clin N Am. 2007 Feb;17(1):117-36. Review.


"Chasing the dragon"--imaging of heroin inhalation leukoencephalopathy.

Hagel J, Andrews G, Vertinsky THeran MK, Keogh C.

Can Assoc Radiol J. 2005 Oct;56(4):199-203. Review.


Prevalence of eye strain among radiologists: influence of viewing variables on symptoms.

Vertinsky T, Forster B.

AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2005 Feb;184(2):681-6.


Delayed restricted diffusion in carbon monoxide leukoencephalopathy.

Sharp ME, Chew JB, Heran MK, Pettersen JA.

Can J Neurol Sci. 2012 May;39(3):393-4.


Arterial Onyx embolisation of intracranial DAVFs with cortical venous drainage.

Chew J, Weill A, Guilbert F, Raymond J, Audet ME, Roy D.

Can J Neurol Sci. 2009 Mar;36(2):168-75.


Histopathologic features of multiple myeloma involving the optic nerves.

Yeung SN, Paton KE, Dorovini-Zis K, Chew JB, White VA.

J Neuroophthalmol. 2008 Mar;28(1):12-6.


Lymphocytic infiltration and enlargement of the lacrimal glands: a new subtype of primary Sjögren's syndrome?

Parkin B, Chew JB, White VA, Garcia-Briones G, Chhanabhai M, Rootman J.

Ophthalmology. 2005 Nov;112(11):2040-7. Epub 2005 Sep 15.


Accuracy of DXA scanning of the thoracic spine: cadaveric studies comparing BMC, areal BMD and geometric estimates of volumetric BMD against ash weight and CT measures of bone volume.

Sran MM, Khan KM, Keiver K, Chew JB, McKay HA, Oxland TR.

Eur Spine J. 2005 Dec;14(10):971-6. Epub 2004 Dec 23.