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Book Chapters

Articles

Published Articles

Filler AG, Bell BA. Axonal transport and nerve compression. Brit. J. Neurosurg. 6:(4) 293-295 (1992).

Howe FA, Filler AG, Bell BA, Griffiths JR. Magnetic resonance neurography. Magn. Reson. Med. 28: 328-338 (1992).

Filler AG, Howe FA, Hayes CE, Kliot M, Winn HR, Bell BA, Griffiths JR, Tsuruda JS. Magnetic resonance neurography. Lancet 341:659-661 (1993).

Filler AG. Reverse transcriptase microassay. Matrix Application Notes, Packard Instrument Company. PAN0035/MAN-016:1-8 (1993).

Filler AG. Axonal transport and MRI: prospects for contrast agent development. JMRI 4:259-267 (1994).

Howe FA, Saunders D, Filler AG, McLean MA, Heron C, Brown MM, Griffiths JR. Magnetic resonance neurography of the median nerve. Brit. J. Radiol. 67:1169-1172 (1994).

Filler AG, Britton JA, Uttley D, Marsh HT. Adult post-repair myelo-meningocoele & tethered cord syndrome: Good surgical outcome after abrupt neurological decline. Brit. J. Neurosurg. 9:659-666 (1995).

Britz GW, Dailey AT, West GA, Kuntz C, Grant GA, Filler AG, Tsuruda JS, Goodkin R, Haynor DR, Maravilla K, Kliot M. Magnetic resonance imaging in the evaluation and treatment of peripheral nerve problems. Perspectives in Neurosurgery 6:53-66 (1995).

Dailey AT, Tsuruda JS, Goodkin R, Haynor DR, Filler AG, Hayes CE, Kliot M. Magnetic resonance neurography for cervical radiculopathy: a preliminary report. Neurosurgery 38:488-492 (1996).

Filler AG, Kliot M, Hayes CE, Howe FA, Saunders DE, Bell BA, Winn HR, Griffiths JR, Tsuruda JS. Application of magnetic resonance neurography in the evaluation of patients with peripheral nerve pathology. Journal of Neurosurgery 85:299-309 (1996).

Kuntz C, Blake L, Britz G, Filler A, Goodkin R, Tsuruda J, Hayes C, Maravilla K, Kliot M. Magnetic resonance neurography of peripheral nerve lesions in the lower extremity. Neurosurgery 39:750-757 (1996).

Filler AG, Lever AML. Effects of cation substitution on reverse transcriptase and on human immunodeficiency virus production. AIDS Research and Human Retroviruses 13:291-299 (1997).

Hayes CE, Tsuruda JS, Mathis CM, Maravilla KR, Kliot M, and Filler AG. Brachial plexus: MR imaging with a dedicated phased array surface coils. Radiology 203:286-289 (1997).

Dailey A, Tsuruda JS, Filler AG, Maravilla K, Goodkin R, Kliot M. Magnetic resonance neurography of peripheral nerve degeneration and regeneration. Lancet 350: 1221-1222 (1997).

Johnson, JP, Ahn SS, Choi WC, Masciopinto JE, Kim KD, Filler AG, DeSalles AAF. Thoracoscopic sympathectomy: techniques and outcomes. Neurosurgical Focus 4 (2): Article4 (1998).

Johnson JP, Filler AG, McBride DC, Batzdorf U. Anterior cervical foraminotomy for unilateral radicular disease. Spine 25 (8): 905-909 (2000).

Johnson JP, Filler AG, McBride DC. Endoscopic thoracic discectomy. Neurosurg. Focus 9(4): Article 11 (2000).

Filler AG, Maravilla KR, Tsuruda JS. MR Neurography and muscle MR imaging for image diagnosis of disorders affecting the peripheral nerves and musculature. Neurologic Clinics 22(3):643-682, (2004).

Filler AG, Haynes J, Jordan S, Prager J, Villablanca JP, Farahani K, Johnson JP, McBride DQ, Tsuruda JS, Morisoli G, Batzdorf U, Johnson JP. Sciatica of Non-Disk Origin & Piriformis Syndrome: Diagnosis by MR Neurography and Interventional MRI with Outcome Study of Resulting Treatment. Journal of Neurosurgery – Spine 2:99-115 (2005).

Articles Submitted

Howe FA, Nussey SJ, Saunders DE, Filler AG, Griffiths JR. MR Neurography of the carpal tunnel in carpal tunnel syndrome: Fat-suppressed fast spin echo imaging. (submitted)

Articles in Preparation

Filler AG, Howe FA, Kliot M, Bell BA, Kennedy A, Griffiths JR, Maravilla K, Hayes CE, Tsuruda JS. MR Neurography for the assessment of post-irradiation brachial plexus neuropathy. (in prep).

Filler AG, Harrison GP, Lever AML. Increased cDNA production rate by cation substituted reverse transcriptase reflects enhanced read-through of RNA secondary structure features. (in prep).

Filler AG, Lever AML, Bacon M, Munglani R, Abell C, Frederickson M, and Whiteside G. Intraneural Drug Delivery by Axonal Transport: A New Method for Pharmacological Therapy. (in prep).

Villablanca P, Haynes J, and Filler AG. Black blood contrast agents for improved nerve selectivity in MR neurography. (in prep)

 

Patents

Granted Patents

Filler AG, Tsuruda JS, Richards TL, Howe FA. Image neurography and diffusion anisotropy imaging. PCT - US 93/02036 (filed 3/93), WO 93/18415 (1993). , European Patent EP0 630481 B1 issued 6/30/99. Japanese Patent #3457310 issued 8/1/03. US Patent #5,560,360 issued 10/1/96.

Filler AG, Lever AML. Nucleic acid amplification using scandium and lanthanum ions. Application: PCT - GB 92/01599 (filed 9/92), WO 93/05714 (1993). European Patent EPO 601010 B1 issued 6/14/2000. US Patent #5,554,498 issued 9/10/96.

Filler AG, Lever AML. Particulates for antiviral therapy. Application PCT-EP92/00021 (filed 1/4/92), WO 92/11846, priority date 1/91. European Patent EP0 566590 B1 issued 3/19/97. US Patent #5,614,652 issued 3/25/97.

Filler AG, Howe FA. Focal neurographic MRI system. PCT - US 94/06337 (filed 6/94). European Patent EPO 737 319 B1, issued 4/22/98. US Patent #5,706,813 issued 1/13/98.

Filler AG. Therapeutic pharmaceuticals for delivery by axonal transport. PCT - EP 91/01780 (filed 9/91), WO 92/04916 (1992). European Patent EPO 548157 B1 issued 5/20/1998. US Patent #5,948,384 issued 9/7/99.

Filler AG. Compositions comprising a tissue glue and therapeutic agent. Divisional of PCT - EP 91/01780 (filed 9/91), WO 92/04916 (1992), European Patent EPO 804153B1, issued 10/1/2003.

Filler AG, Lever AML. Hydroxide-free ferrites (Ceramic particles and their preparation). Divisional of PCT - GB 92/01703 (filed 9/92), WO 93/05815 (1993). European Patent EPO 640350 B1, issued 4/10/2002.

Filler AG, Lever AML. Synthetic transfection vectors. Divisional of PCT - GB 92/01703. US Patent # 6,153,598 issued 11/28/2000.

Filler AG. Drug Delivery via Axonal Transport. Divisional of PCT - EP 91/01780 (filed 9/91), WO 92/04916 (1992). US Patent 6,562,318, issued 5/13/2003.

Filler AG. Joint imaging system utilizing magnetic resonance imaging and associated methods. US Patent# 6,560,477 issued 5/6/2003.

Patent Applications Pending

Filler AG. Particulates for high resolution PET imaging. Divisional of PCT - EP 91/01780 (filed 9/91), WO 92/04916 (1992).

Filler AG. Lanthanide ferrites for medical use. Divisional of PCT - EP 91/01780 (filed 9/91), WO 92/04916 (1992).

Filler AG, AML Lever. Adherent therapeutic agents. GB 9415405.1 (filed 7/94).

Filler AG. Neurography contrast and control. US Provisional Application #60/043,958. (filed 4/10/97).

Filler AG. Web medical record. Filed 12/22/99, Provisional application #: 60/171,446; PCT /US00/34918 System, Method, and Article of Manufacture for Managing a Medical Services Network.

Filler AG. Articular MR imaging by vessel and marrow suppression. Filed 3/17/2000, Provisional application #: 60/190,015

Filler AG, Bacon M, Frederickson M, Lever AMLL, Abel C, Munglani R, Whiteside G, Clark J, Blow M, Laing P. Molecules for intracellular delivery, therapy, and target validation. Filed 11/7/2000.

 

 

Abstracts

Filler AG. Anatomical evidence for the "hylobatian" model of hominoid evolution. Am. J. Phys. Anthro. 52:226 (1980).

Filler AG. Anatomical specializations in the hominoid lumbar region. Am. J. Phys. Anthro. 54:218 (1981).

Kramer M, Deacon T, Sokoloff A, Filler A. Organization of motorneurons innervating epaxial and hypaxial musculature in the frog, rat, and monkey. Soc. Neurosci. Abs. 13:526 (1987).

Filler AG, Winn HR, Westrum LE, Sirrotta P, Krohn K, Deacon TW. Intramuscular injection of WGA yields systemic distribution adequate for imaging of axonal transport in intact animals. Soc. Neurosci. Abs. 17:1480 (1991).

Filler AG, Winn HR, Howe FA, Griffith JR, Bell BA, Deacon TW. Axonal transport of superparamagnetic metal oxide particles: Potential for magnetic resonance assessments of axoplasmic flow in clinical neuroscience. In: Proceedings, Society of Magnetic Resonance in Medicine, 10th Annual Meeting, San Francisco, Book of Abstracts, 10:985 (1991).

Filler AG, Britton JA, Uttley D, Marsh HT. Acute paraplegia as an extreme presentation of adult tethered cord syndrome in a post-myelomeningocoele patient. Presented 4/91, Society for British Neurological Surgeons. J. Neurol. Neurosurg. Psych. 55:81 (1992).

Filler AG, Bell BA, Howe FA, Griffiths JR, Flower M, Sharma H, Winn HR, Deacon TW. Imaging of axonal transport: Is the axoplasmic flow clinically relevant? Presented 9/91, Joint meeting of New England Neurosurgical Society and Society for British Neurological Surgeons, J. Neurol. Neurosurg. Psych. 55:515-516 (1992).

Howe FA, Filler AG, Bell BA, Griffiths JR. Magnetic resonance neurography: optimizing imaging techniques for peripheral nerve identification. In: Proceedings, Society of Magnetic Resonance in Medicine, 11th Annual Meeting, Berlin, Book of Abstracts, 11: 1701 (1992).

Filler AG, Howe FA, Bell BA, Winn HR, Griffiths JR. Image neurography on standard gradient MR imagers. Radiology 185(P): Suppl.:152 (1992).

Filler AG, Howe FA, Winn HR, Bell BA, Griffiths JR. Design considerations for axonal transport of intraneural MR contrast agents. Joint Section for Peripheral Nerve and Spine, AANS/CNS, 2/93, Tucson, Arizona, (1993).

Filler AG, Howe FA, Golden RN, Tsuruda JS, Winn HR. Magnetic resonance neurography for diagnosis of nerve compression. American Association of Neurological Surgeons 1993 Annual Meeting, 4/93. J. Neurosurg. 78:368A (1993).

Filler AG, Kliot M, Hayes CE, Tsuruda J, Howe FA. MR Neurography of peripheral nerve abnormalities. American Society for Neuroradiology, Proceedings of 31st Annual Meeting, 5/93, Vancouver, B.C., Canada; (1993).

Filler AG, Hayes CE, Howe FA, Tsuruda JS, Kliot M. MR Neurography for improved characterization of peripheral nerve pathology. In: Proceedings, Society of Magnetic Resonance in Medicine, 12th Annual Meeting, New York, Book of Abstracts, 12: 101 (1993).

Filler AG, Golden RN, Howe FA, Tsuruda JS, Richards TL. High resolution diffusion gradient imaging for neurography in human subjects. In: Proceedings, Society of Magnetic Resonance in Medicine, 12th Annual Meeting, New York, Book of Abstracts, 12: 602 (1993).

Howe FA, Saunders DE, McLean MA, Filler AG, Moddares H, Brown MM, Griffiths JR. Neurography of the median nerve. In: Proceedings, Society of Magnetic Resonance in Medicine, 12th Annual Meeting, New York, Book of Abstracts, 12: 102 (1993).

Kliot M, Filler A, Hayes CE, Howe FA, Goodkin R, Tsuruda JS. MRI of nerve and muscle in the evaluation and treatment of peripheral nerve problems. Congress of Neurological Surgeons, Vancouver, B.C. 10/93 Meeting (1993).

Filler AG, Tsuruda JS, Hayes CE, Kliot M. Magnetic resonance neurography reveals spin-spin relaxation rate (T2) changes correlated with onset and recovery from symptoms in traumatic & compressive neuropathy. Soc. Neurosci. Abs. 19:1486 (611.7) (1993).

Tsuruda JS, Filler AG, Hayes CE, Kliot M. Phased array neurography of peripheral nerve pathology. Radiology ;189(P)Suppl.328 (1993).

Peters RJ, Tsuruda JS, Hayes CE, Yuan C, Filler AG, M Kliot, Terry V, Echelard D. MR Neurography: A technologists perspective to nerve imaging. Society of Magnetic Resonance. 4/94

Blake LC, Tsuruda JS, Filler AG, Kliot M. Phased array MRI Neurography of the sacral plexus, the sciatic nerve, and its major branches. American Society for Neuroradiology, Proceedings of 32nd Annual Meeting, 5/94, Nashville, Tennessee; (1994).

Filler AG, Howe FA, Hayes CE, Griffiths JR, Bell BA, Tsuruda JS. MR Neurography of cervical roots and brachial plexus. 125th Meeting of the Society of British Neurological Surgeons, 9/94, Dundee, Scotland, U.K., J. Neurol. Neurosurg. Psych. 58:123, (1995).

Howe FA, Saunders DE, Filler AG, McLean MA, Heron C, Brown MM, Griffiths JR. An evaluation of fat-suppressed fast spin echo imaging of the median nerve in carpal tunnel syndrome. British Institute of Radiology: Progress in Magnetic Resonance. London, 10/94 (1994).

Kliot M, Filler A, Geil G, Schultz RA, Tsuruda J. Three-dimensional holographic representation of MR neurograms. Congress of Neurological Surgeons. Chicago, IL. 10/94 (1994).

Filler AG, Bell BA, Britton JA, Tsuruda JS, Kliot M, Hayes CE, Howe FA, Heron C, Foote S, Savy L, Griffiths JR, Clifton A. MR Neurography at 0.5 Tesla and 1.5 Tesla for imaging of cervical roots and brachial plexus. Ninth European Congress of Radiology. Vienna, 3/95. European Radiology 5(S):227, (1995).

Kliot M, Dailey A, Goodkin R, Filler A, McKhann G, Hayes C, Tsuruda J. MR Neurography for cervical radiculopathy: correlation with clinical and electrodiagnostic findings. Amer. Assoc. Neurol. Surgeons, 4/95, Orlando, Florida (1995).

Dailey AT, Filler AG, Hayes CE, Goodkin R, Tsuruda J, Kliot M. MR Neurography of degenerating, regenerating and grafted peripheral nerve. Amer. Assoc. Neurol. Surgeons, 4/95, Orlando, Florida (1995).

Kliot M, Filler A, Dailey A, Kuntz C, Goodkin R, McKhann G, Tsuruda J. Magnetic resonance neurography in evaluating and treating peripheral nerve problems. Amer. Assoc. Neurol. Surgeons, 4/95, Orlando, Florida (1995).

Howe FA, Saunders DE, Filler AG, McLean MA, Nussey SJ, Griffiths JR. Fat-suppressed fast spin echo imaging in carpal tunnel syndrome: a comparison of diabetic and non-diabetic patients. Society for Magnetic Resonance, 8/95, Nice, France (1995).

Grant GA, Britz GW, Slimp J, Goodkin R, Haynor DR, Robertson B, Kuntz C, Filler AG , Kliot M. Use of Magnetic Resonance Neurography (MRN) with preoperative and intraoperative elctrophysiological monitoring in evaluating peripheral nerve lesions. Congress of Neurological Surgeons, 45th Annual Meeting, San Francisco 10/95 (1995).

Filler AG, Farahani K, Harris Y, Lufkin RB, Johnson JP. Turbo spin echo for MR neurography. American Roentgen Ray Society, 1996 Annual Meeting, May 5-10, San Diego, CA (1996).

Farahani K, Filler A, Atkinson D, Johnson JP, Lufkin R. MR Neurography of the lumbar spine: application of 3D turbo spin echo imaging. International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine, 4th Annual Meeting, April 27- May 3, 1996, New York, NY (1996).

Filler AG, Howe FA, Farahani K, Johnson JP, Griffiths JR, Kennedy A, Lufkin RB, Haynor DR, Maravilla K, Goodkin R, Hayes CE, Tsuruda JS, Kliot M. Diagnosis of brachial plexus pathology by MR Neurography. American Society for Neuroradiology, 34th Annual Meeting, June 21-27, 1996, Seattle, WA (1996).

Kliot M, Grant G, Kuntz C, Blake L, Hayes C, Goodkin R, Filler A, Tsuruda J, Maravilla K. Magnetic Resonance Neurography in the evaluation and surgical treatment of peripheral nerve tumors. American Society for Neuroradiology, 34th Annual Meeting, June 21-27, 1996, Seattle, WA (1996).

Filler AG, Johnson JP, Farahani K, Lufkin RB. Neurography of the lumbar and sacral spinal nerves: three dimensional turbo spin echo imaging with phased array coils. North American Spine Society, 11th Annual Meeting, October 23-26, 1996, Vancouver, BC (1996).

Filler AG, Jabour B, Kliot M, Lufkin RB, Johnson JP. MR Neurography: Imaging Characteristics of the Sciatic Nerve at the Level of the Pyriformis Muscle in Patients with Leg Pain. Joint Section on Disorders of the Spine and Peripheral Nerves, AANS/CNS, February 19-22, 1997, Newport Beach, CA, J. Neurosurg. 86:416A (1997).

Dailey AT, Tsuruda JS, Filler AG, Maravilla KR, Goodkin R, Kliot M. Magnetic Resonance Neurography of peripheral nerve degeneration and regeneration: A clinical case presentation. Joint Section on Disorders of the Spine and Peripheral Nerves, AANS/CNS, February 19-22, 1997, Newport Beach, CA, J. Neurosurg. 86:416A (1997).

Johnson JP, Filler AG, Pare LS, McBride DQ, Batzdorf U. Anterior cervical foraminotomy. Joint Section on Disorders of the Spine and Peripheral Nerves, AANS/CNS, February 19-22, 1997, Newport Beach, CA, J. Neurosurg. 86:417A (1997).

Johnson JP, Tabor EN, Filler AG, McBride DQ, Becker DP. Craniovertebral junction stabilization after transoral odontoidectomy. Annual Meeting of the American Association of Neurological Surgeons, April 12-17, 1997 Denver, CO (1997).

Filler AG, Johnson JP, Machleder H, Jabour BA, Trent J, Kioumehr F, Villablanca P, Lufkin RB, Tsuruda JS, Hayes CE, Maravilla K, Kliot M. Image Findings With MR Neurography in Diagnosis of Thoracic Outlet Syndrome. International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine, 5th Annual Meeting, April 12- 18, Vancouver, B.C. (1997).

Filler AG, Johnson JP, Machleder H, Trent J, Villablanca P, Lufkin RB, Tsuruda JS, Hayes CE, Maravilla K, Kliot M. MR Neurography in diagnosis of thoracic outlet syndrome. American Neurological Association, 122nd Annual Meeting, September 28 - October 1, San Diego, CA (1997).

Filler AG, Johnson JP, Machleder H, Villablanca P, Lufkin RB, Hayes CE, Maravilla K, Farahani K, Kliot M. MR Neurographic findings in diagnosis of thoracic outlet syndrome. Congress of Neurological Surgeons Annual Meeting, September 27 - October 2, New Orleans, LA. Neurosurgery 41:724 (1997).

Choi WW, Johnson JP, Filler AG, McBride DQ, Sandhu HS. Simultaneous versus staged anterior and posterior spinal reconstruction: a comparative study. Congress of Neurological Surgeons Annual Meeting, September 27 - October 2, New Orleans, LA. Neurosurgery 41:724 (1997).

Filler AG, Lufkin RB, Villablanca P, Farahani K, Prager J, Johnson JP. MR Neurography & interventional MRI in diagnosis and treatment of sciatica from piriformis syndrome. 2nd Interventional MRI Symposium. European Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine and Biology, October 17-18, Düsseldorf, Germany. European Radiology 7:1159-60 (1997).

Filler AG, Villablanca P, Lufkin RB, Prager J, Johnson JP. MR Neurography and open MRI in management of piriformis syndrome. 12th Annual Meeting, North American Spine Society. October 22-25, New York, NY. (1997).

Villablanca P, Filler AG, Haynes JA, Tarlo KS. Black blood contrast agents for improved neural selectivity in MR Neurography. American Society for Neuroradiology, 36th Annual Meeting. May 17-21. Philadelphia, PA. (1998).

Johnson JP, Ahn S, Choi W, Masciopinto J, Kim K, Filler A, DeSalles A. Thoracoscopic sympathectomy: techniques and outcomes. Congress of Neurological Surgeons 48th Annual Meeting. October 3-8. Seattle, WA. (1998).

Masciopinto JE, Kim K, Johnson JP, Filler A, Pare L, McBride D, Batzdorf U. Anterior cervical foraminotomy. Congress of Neurological Surgeons 48th Annual Meeting. October 3-8. Seattle, WA. (1998).

Masciopinto JE, Kim KD, Johnson JP, Choi WW, Filler AG, Sandhu HS, McBride DQ, Gelabert H. Simultaneous versus staged anterior and posterior spinal reconstruction: A comparative study. North American Spine Society, 13th Annual Meeting. October 28-31. San Francisco, CA. (1998).

Johnson JP, Ahn SS, Kim KD, Filler AG, DeSalles AAF. Techniques and outcomes of thoracoscopic sympathectomy. American Association of Neurological Surgeons. April 1999.

Johnson JP, Ahn SS, Choi WW, Masciopinto JE, Kim KD, Filler AG, DeSalles AAF. Techniques and outcomes of thoracoscopic sympathectomy. Joint Section for Spine and Peripheral Nerve AANS/CNS. Orlando, Florida, February 1999.

Villablanca JP, Gupta R, Filler A. Experimental neurography in rats at 1.5T – compressive nerve injury model. American Association for Hand Surgery & International Society for Reconstructive and Microsurgery. Los Angeles, California, June 1999.

Johnson JP, Hahn MS, Obasi C, Choi W, Filler A, Sandhu V, McBride DQ, Gelabert H. Simultaneous versus staged anterior and posterior spinal reconstruction: a comparative study. Congress of Neurological Surgeons 43rd Annual Meeting, Boston, MA, November 1999.

Johnson JP, Hahn MS, Obasi C, Choi W, Filler AG, McBride DQ, Batzdorf U. Anterior cervical foraminotomy for unilateral radicular disease. Congress of Neurological Surgeons 43rd Annual Meeting, Boston, MA, November 1999.

Obasi C, Johnson JP, Filler A, Park J. Failure of Screw-Plate Fixation in Patients with Osteoporosis and 3-Column Instability. Danek: Spine, Science, Management, New Orleans, LA, November 19, 1999.

Filler AG, Tarlo KS, Haynes JA, Villablanca JP. Iron oxide black blood contrast agent improves nerve image selectivity in MR Neurography. Int. Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine, Annual Meeting, Denver, CO, April 2000.

Whiteside G, Bacon M, Filler AG, Frederickson M, Abell C, Munglani R, Lever AML. Treatment of neuropathic pain by axonal transport. Society for Neuroscience Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA, November 7, 2000.

Filler AG, Haynes J, Villablanca JP, Prager J, McBride D, Batzdorf U, Johnson JP. Sciatica of Non-Disk Origin: Diagnosis by MR Neurography and Interventional MRI with Outcome Study of Resulting Treatment. Congress of Neurological Surgeons, San Diego, CA, October 2, 2001.

Filler AG, Haynes J. Brachial plexus neurolysis with adhesiolytic agents for neurogenic thoracic outlet syndrome patients diagnosed by MR Neurography: Outcome study results. American Society for Peripheral Nerve. Cancun, Mexico, January 13, 2002.

Filler AG, Haynes J, Villablanca P, Prager J, McBride D, Farahani, K, Batzdorf U, Johnson, JP. Sciatica of Non-Disk Origin: Diagnosis by MR Neurography and Interventional MRI with Outcome Study of Resulting Treatment. American Society for Peripheral Nerve. Cancun, Mexico, January 13, 2002.

Filler AG, Whiteside G, Bacon M, Frederickson M, Abell C, Munglani R, & Lever AMLL. Treatment of neuropathic pain by axonal transport. Joint Section for Disorders of Spine and Peripheral Nerve, AANS/CNS. Orlando, Florida, March 3, 2002.

Filler AG. Brachial Plexus Neurolysis with Adhesiolytic Agents for Neurogenic Thoracic Outlet Syndrome Diagnosed by MR Neurography: Outcome Study Results. Joint Section for Disorders of Spine and Peripheral Nerve, AANS/CNS. Orlando, Florida, March 2002.

Filler AG. Minimally Invasive Surgical Approach for Decompression of the Sciatic Nerve at the Piriformis Muscle. Congress of Neurological Surgeons, 52nd Annual Meeting, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, September 21-25, 2002.

Filler AG. MRI Demonstration of reinnervation of muscle by sprouting from a severed nerve in a human subject. 32nd Annual Meeting, Society for Neuroscience, Orlando, FL, November 4-7, 2002.

Tsuruda JS, Filler AG: MR Neurography findings of the bipartite pirformis muscle in the evaluation of sciatica. (Submitted) ASNR 2004.

 

 

Book Chapters

Filler AG. Evolution of the sacrum in hominoids. In: Surgical Disorders of the Sacrum, JR Doty and SS Rengachary eds. Thieme Medical Publishers, New York pp.13-20 (1994).

Filler AG, Principles of MRI and other imaging techniques for studying peripheral nerve and muscle. . Ch. 37: Clinical Neurophysiology and Neuromuscular Diseases. Brown W., Bolton C., and Aminoff M., eds. W.B. Saunders, Philadelphia; p. 661-674, 2002.

Filler AG. Applications of MRI and other imaging techniques to the study of peripheral nerve and muscle diseases. Ch. 38: Clinical Neurophysiology and Neuromuscular Diseases. Brown W., Bolton C., and Aminoff M., eds. W.B. Saunders, Philadelphia; p.675-692, 2002.

Filler AG. Imaging of peripheral nerve. In: Neuromuscular Disorders in Clinical Practice, Katirji B, Kaminski H, Preston D, Ruff R, and Shapiro B eds. Butterworth Heinemann, Woburn MA, p266-282, 2002.

Filler AG. MR Neurography and Brachial Plexus Neurolysis in the Management of Thoracic Outlet Syndromes. Advances in Vascular Surgery. JST Yao & WH Pearce Eds., Precept Press, Chicago, IL p499-523, 2002.

 

 

Presentations and Invited Lectures

Filler AG. Evolutionary origins of the human upright spine. Presented at 5th annual meeting, Joint Section for Peripheral Nerve and Spine, AANS/CNS, 2/12/89.

Filler AG. Imaging of Axonal Transport. Grand Rounds. Department of Neurological Surgery, University of Washington Medical Center, Seattle, WA, 12/15/89.

Filler AG. Sir Richard Owen, Sir Arthur Keith, and the lost styloid process: Serial homology and evolution of the human spine. Presented to the Royal Society of Medicine, London, 2/6/92.

Filler AG. Spinel Ferrites and Superparamagnetism in MR Imaging. Division of Biochemistry, Department of Cell & Molecular Biology, St. George’s Hospital Medical School, London, 3/15/92.

Filler AG. Axonal Transport of MR Contrast Agents. Nycomed Imaging, Oslo, Norway, 4/10/93.

Filler AG. MR Neurography in Clinical Medicine. Department of Neurology and Neurosurgery, Columbia University Neurologic Institute, New York, New York, 8/12/93

Filler AG. Evolution of the Axial Skeleton in the Hominoid Apes and Man. Department of Orthopedics, Harborview Medical Center, Seattle, WA, 10/16/93

Filler AG. MR Neurography for Peripheral Nerve Diagnosis. Department of Orthopedics, Harborview Medical Center, Seattle, WA, 1/19/94

Filler AG. Diffusion Anisotropy and Axonal Transport in MR Imaging of Neural Structures. Neurology Study Unit, Seattle, WA, 2/8/94

Filler AG. Diffusion Anisotropy and MR Neurography. Department of Radiology, Addenbrooke’s Hospital, Cambridge University, Cambridge, U.K., 11/17/94.

Filler AG. MR Neurography: Clinical Prospects. Presented at meeting of the South of England Neurosciences Association, London, 5/19/95.

Filler AG. Diffusion Anisotropy, Axonal Transport and Endoneurial Fluid in Clinical Magnetic Resonance Neurography. Section of Neurosurgery, Yale University, New Haven, CT, 12/20/95.

Filler AG. New Techniques in MR Imaging: MR Neurography. The role of MRI neurography in imaging of the brachial plexus. Medical Imaging Center of Southern California, Santa Monica, CA, 7/1/96.

Filler AG. Interpretation of MR Neurograms. Long Beach Memorial MRI Center. 11/11/96.

Filler AG. Diffusion Imaging and T2 Neurography in MR Diagnosis of Peripheral Nerve Pathology. Department of Neurology Outpatient Conference. 11/20/96.

Filler AG, Johnson JP, Farahani K, Lufkin RB. Neurography of the lumbar and sacral spinal nerves. Federation of Spine Associations, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, February 16, 1997, San Francisco, CA (1997).

Filler AG. Case Presentation: MR Neurography in the Diagnosis of Thoracic Outlet Syndrome in a Patient with Bilateral Hand Pain. Chairman’s conference, UCLA Department of Neurology, 3/97.

Filler AG. The Role of Black Blood Contrast Agents and Intraneural Contrast Agents in Magnetic Resonance Neurography. Nycomed Torsten Almen Research Center (TARC), Wayne PA., 6/24/97.

Filler AG. Black Blood Contrast Agents and Intraneural Contrast Agents in Magnetic Resonance Neurography. Nycomed Imaging, Oslo, Norway. 10/14/97.

Filler AG. MR Neurography and Open MRI in the Diagnosis and Management of Extremity Pain. Atkinson Morley’s Hospital, London, England, U.K. 10/21/97.

Filler AG. MR Neurography and Interventional MRI in the Diagnosis and Management of Spine and Peripheral Nerve Disorders. General Electric Medical Systems, IntraOperative MRI Medical Advisory Board. 11/10/97.

Filler AG. MR Neurography for the Evaluation of Nerve Tumors and the Effects of Cancer on Nerves. UCLA Advances in Neurosurgery. 11/15/97.

Filler AG. Progress in the Use of MRI for Management of Peripheral Nerve Disorders. Department of Radiology, UCLA Medical Center. 5/1/98.

Filler AG. Magnetic Resonance Neurography: Application to the Study of Peripheral Nerve Pathology. American Association of Electrodiagnostic Medicine. Orlando, FL. 10/14/98.

Filler AG. MR Neurography and interventional MRI in the diagnosis of sciatica. Department of Surgery Grand Rounds, UCLA Medical Center, 11/18/98.

Filler AG. Imaging of peripheral nerve tumors. Symposium on Peripheral Nerve Tumors. 15th Annual Meeting. Joint Section on Disorders of the Spine and Peripheral Nerves of the AANS/CNS. Orlando, FL 2/11/99.

Filler AG. Open MRI in the management of spine and peripheral nerve pathology. UCLA iMR Program Presentation. Los Angeles, CA 2/17/99.

Filler AG. Imaging of brachial plexus lesions. XIIth Symposium on Brachial Plexus Surgery (A. Narakas Club). Barcelona, Spain 3/14/99.

Filler AG. Magnetic Resonance Neurography for improved preoperative evaluation of brachial plexus disorders. Brachial Plexus Symposium, Obstetrical and Adult. American Association of Hand Surgery & International Society for Reconstructive Microsurgery. Los Angeles, CA 6/22/99.

Filler AG. MR Neurography and open MRI in the management of spine and extremity pain. Grand Rounds, Department of Orthopedics, UCLA Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA 10/9/99.

Filler AG. MR Neurography and Open MRI in the Management of Spine and Extremity Pain. Visiting Professor, Department of Anesthesia, Beth Israel/Deaconess Hospital, Boston, MA 11/3/99.

Filler AG. Nerve imaging. AANS/CNS Joint Section on Disorders of the Spine and Peripheral Nerves, Annual Meeting, Indian Wells, CA 2/24/00.

Filler AG. Evolution of the human spine. UCLA Comprehensive Spine Program, Joint Spine Conference, Los Angeles, CA 3/00.

Filler AG. MR Neurography & Open MRI for diagnosis and treatment of spine and peripheral nerve pathology. American Association of Neurological Surgeons, Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA, 4/12/00.

Filler AG. Neurography for peripheral nerve diagnosis. Department of Neurology Grand Rounds, West Los Angeles Veterans Administration Medical Center. Los Angeles, CA 4/21/00.

Filler AG. MR Neurography, open MRI, and axonally delivered therapy. Millenium Sir Wylie McKissock Neuroscience Lecture. Atkinson Morley's Hospital, Wimbledon, UK. 11/24/2000.

Filler AG. Outcome study of diagnosis and treatment for sciatic of non-disk origin. UCLA Comprehensive Spine Center, UCLA, Los Angeles, CA 3/5/01.

Filler AG. Advances in the diagnosis and treatment of nerve disorders. Department of Surgery Grand Rounds, UCLA, Los Angeles, CA. 4/4/01.

Filler AG. MR Neurography in the diagnosis and treatment of thoracic outlet syndromes. Medical staff grand rounds, Los Robles Regional Medical Center, Thousand Oaks, CA, 5/4/01.

Filler AG. Advances in the diagnosis and treatment of nerve disorders. Medical Center Grand Rounds, Daniel Freeman Memorial Hospital, Los Angeles, CA 6/4/01.

Filler AG. Advances in the diagnosis and treatment of nerve disorders. UCLA Department of Surgery Third Year Medical Student Lecture Series, UCLA Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA 6/8/01.

Filler AG. MR Neurography for diagnosis of spine and peripheral nerve disorders. Institute for Spinal Disorders, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA 8/16/01.

Filler AG. MR Neurography, Open MRI and Axonal Transport in Advanced Diagnosis and Treatment of Nerve Disorders. Grand Rounds, Department of Neurosurgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard University, Boston, MA, November 1, 2001.

Filler AG. Image diagnosis and surgical neurolysis for neurogenic thoracic outlet syndrome. Symposium on Advances in Vascular Surgery, Chicago, IL, December, 2001.

Filler AG. MR Neurography for the diagnosis of peripheral nerve disorders. Panel Discussion: Innovations in Peripheral Nerve Surgery, American Society for Peripheral Nerve, Cancun, Mexico, January 2002.

Filler AG. Failed lumbar spine surgery & sciatica of non-disk origin: Diagnosis, treatment & outcomes. Grand Rounds, Los Robles Regional Medical Center, Thousand Oaks, CA, June 21, 2002.

Filler AG. Image diagnosis and neuroplasty for neurogenic thoracic outlet syndrome. Dept. of Vascular Surgery Grand Rounds, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA July, 2002.

Filler AG. Chaos and the evolutionary emergence of the human spinal design. Systems Biology Seminar, Santa Monica, CA August, 2002.

Filler AG. MSD Review of Potential for Neurography in Surgical Image Guidance. Philadelphia, PA, September 24, 2002.

Filler AG. MR Neurography and Open MRI in the Diagnosis and Treatment of Disorders Affecting the Spine and Nerves. Grand Rounds, Department of Neurosurgery, University of California Irvine, Orange, CA, April 22, 2003.

Filler AG. Intraneural Drug Delivery via Axonally Transported Molecular Carriers:

Novel Pharmaceutical Designs for Intractable Pain Problems. Discovery Research Seminar. Purdue Pharma, Cranbury, New Jersey, September 12, 2003.

Filler AG. MR Neurography and Open MRI for Diagnosis and Treatment of Spine and Nerve Disorders. CME Spine Conference, Institute for Spinal Disorders, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA, December 3, 2003.

Filler AG. Thoracic Outlet Syndrome Does Exist. Controversies in Peripheral Nerve. Joint Section on Spine and Peripheral Nerve AANS/CNS, San Diego, CA, March 20, 2004.

Filler AG. MR Neurography and Open MRI Guided Procedures for Diagnosis and Treatment of Nerve Disorders. Grand Rounds, University of California at San Diego, San Diego, CA, January 13, 2005.

Filler AG. New Developments in Nerve Imaging. Course 202. American Society for Peripheral Nerve, 14th Annual Meeting, Fajardo, Puerto Rico. January 16, 2005.

 

 

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