Total Publications: 31

Total Citations: 748

Artificial Intelligence in Medical Education: Best Practices Using Machine Learning to Assess Surgical Expertise in Virtual Reality Simulation
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Journal of Surgical Education (June 2019),

Alexander Winkler-Schwartz, MD, Vincent Bissonnette, MD, Nykan Mirchi, BSc, Nirros Ponnudurai, BEng, Recai Yilmaz, MD, Nicole Ledwos, BA, Samaneh Siyar, MSc, Hamed Azarnoush, PhD, Bekir Karlik, PhD, Rolando F. Del Maestro, MD, PhD

Cited by 0

A Comparison of Visual Rating Scales and Simulated Virtual Reality Metrics in Neurosurgical Training: A Generalizability Theory Study
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World Neurosurgery (March 2019),

Winkler-Schwartz A, Marwa I, Bajunaid K, Mullah M, Alotaibi FE, Bugdadi A, Sawaya R, Sabbagh AJ, Del Maestro R.

Cited by 0

Robust Adaptive SOMs Challenges in a Varied Datasets Analytics
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Advances in Self-Organizing Maps, Learning Vector Quantization, Clustering and Data Visualization, (2019),

Alaa Ali Hameed, Naim Ajlouni, and Bekir Karlik

Cited by 0

Investigation of electron beam effects on L-shell Mo plasma produced by a compact LC generator using pattern recognition
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Matter and Radiation as Extremes, (March 2019)

M. F. Yilmaz, Y. Danisman, M. Ozdemir, B. Karlık, and J. Larour

Cited by 0

Adapting New Data in Intrusion Detection Systems
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International Journal of Artificial Intelligence and Expert Systems, (Feb 2019)

Aslihan Akyol, Bekir Karlik, Baris Koçer

Cited by 0

Robust adaptive learning approach to self-organizing maps
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Knowledge-Based Systems, (January 2019)

Alaa Ali Hameed, Bekir Karlik, Mohammad Shukri Salman, Gülden Eleyan

Cited by 1

Development of a performance model for virtual reality tumor resections
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Journal of Neurosurgery, (Aug 2018)

Robin Sawaya, MSc,1 Ghusn Alsideiri, MD, MSc,1,2 Abdulgadir Bugdadi, MD, MSc,1,3
Alexander Winkler-Schwartz, MD,1 Hamed Azarnoush, PhD,4 Khalid Bajunaid, MD, MSc, MMgmt, FRCSC,1,5 Abdulrahman J. Sabbagh, MBCHB, FRCSC,1,6,7 and Rolando Del Maestro, MD, PhD

Cited by 3

Is Virtual Reality Surgical Performance Influenced by Force Feedback Device Utilized?
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Journal of Surgical Education, (Aug 2018).

Abdulgadir Bugdadi, MD, MSc, Robin Sawaya, BSc, MSc, Khalid Bajunaid, MD, MSc, MMgt, FRCSC, Duaa Olwi, MSc, Alexander Winkler-Schwartz, MD, Nicole Ledwos, BA, Ibrahim Marwa, MD, MPH, Ghusn Alsideiri, MD, MSc, Abdulrahman Jafar Sabbagh, MBChB, FRCSC, Fahad E. Alotaibi, MD, MSc, Gmaan Al-Zhrani, MD MA, and Rolando Del Maestro, MD, PhD*

Cited by 0

Virtual Reality Tumor Resection: The Force Pyramid Approach
Accepted in Operative Neurosurgery, 2017 Jul 25, Published: 05 September 2017, Volume 14, Issue 6, June 2018, Pages 686–696
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Robin Sawaya, B.Sc. Abdulgadir Bugdadi, MD. Hamed Azarnoush, PhD. Alexander Winkler-Schwartz, MD. Fahad Eid Alotaibi, MD. MSc Khalid Bajunaid, MD, MSc. Gmaan AlZhrani, MD, MA. Ghusn Alsidieri, MD. Abdulrahman Jaffar Sabbagh, MBCHB, FRCSC. Rolando Del Maestro, MD, PhD.

Cited by 4

Automaticity of Force Application during Simulated Brain Tumor Resection: Testing the Fitts and Posner Model
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Journal of Surgical Education 2017 Jul 3: [e-pub ahead of print]
Bugdadi A, Sawaya R, Olwi  D, Al-Zhrani G, Azarnoush H, Sabbagh A, Alsideiri G, Bajunaid K, Alotaibi FE, Winkler-Schwartz A, Del Maestro RF

Cited by 6

Learning Brain Aneurysm Microsurgical Skills in a human placenta model: Predictive Validity
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Journal of Neurosurgery 2017 Mar 24:1-7 [E-pub ahead of print]

Marcelo Magaldi Ribeiro de Oliveira, MD, PhD,1,3 Carlos Eduardo Ferrarez, MD, Taise Mosso Ramos, MD, Jose Augusto Malheiros, MD, PhD, Arthur Nicolato, MD, Carla Jorge Machado, PhD, Mauro Tostes Ferreira, MD, PhD, Fellype Borges de Oliveira, Cecília Félix Penido Mendes de Sousa, Pollyana Helena Vieira Costa, Sebastiao Gusmao, MD, PhD, Giuseppe Lanzino, MD, and Rolando Del Maestro, MD, PhD

Cited by 11

The Force Pyramid: A Spatial Analysis of Force Application During Virtual Reality Brain Tumor Resection
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Journal of Neurosurgery 2016 Sep 30:1-11 [e-pub ahead of print]

Hamed Azarnoush, Samaneh Siar, BSc, Robin Sawaya, BSc, Gmaan Al Zhrani, MD, MSc, Alexander Winkler-Schwartz, MD, Fahad Eid Alotaibi, MD, MSc, Abdulgadir Bugdadi, MD, Khalid Bajunaid, MD, MSc, Ibrahim Marwa, MD, Abdulraham Jafar Sabbagh, MBCHB, FRCSC, Rolando F. Del Maestro, MD, PhD.

Cited by 11

Impact of Acute Stress on Psychomotor Bimanual Performance during Simulated Tumor Resection Task
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Journal of Neurosurgery, 1(10), 71-80 (Jan 2017).

Khalid Bajunaid, MD, MSc, Muhammad Abu Shadeque Mullah, MSc, Alexander Winkler-Schwartz, MD, Fahad E. Alotaibi, MD, MSc, Jawad Fares, BSc, Marta Baggiani, Hamed Azarnoush, PhD, Sommer Christie, BSc, MHK, Gmaan Al-Zhrani, MD, MA, Ibrahim Marwa, MD, Abdulrahman Jafar Sabbagh, MBChB, FRCSC, Penny Werthner, PhD, and Rolando F. Del Maestro, MD, PhD

Cited by 17

IBIS: an OR ready open-source platform for image-guided neurosurgery
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Int J Comput Assist Radiol Surg, 12(3) pp 363–378. (Mar 2017)

Drouin S, Kochanowska A, Kersten-Oertel M, Gerard I J, Zelmann R, De Nigris D, Bériault S,  Arbel T,  Sirhan D, Sadikot AF,  Hall JA,  Sinclair DS, Petrecca, Del Maestro RF, Louis Collins D.

Cited by 11

Bimanual Psychomotor Performance in Neurosurgical Resident Applicants Assessed Using NeuroTouch, a Virtual Reality Simulator
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Journal of Surgical Education, 73(6), 942-953 (Dec 2016)

Alexander Winkler-Schwartz, Khalid Bajunaid,  Muhammad A.S Mullah, Ibrahim Marwa, Fahad Alotaibi, MSc, Jawad Fares, Marta Baggiani, Hamed Azarnoush, Gmaan Al Zharni, Sommer Christie, Abdulraham Sabbagh, Penny Werthner, Rolando F. Del Maestro.

Cited by 19

Face, Content and Construct Validity of Brain Tumor Microsurgery Simulation using a Human Placental Model
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Operative Neurosurgery, 12(1), 61-67 (Mar 2016).

Oliveira, Marcelo Magaldi MD, PhD; Araujo, Audrey Beatriz MD, MSc; Nicolato, Arthur MD; Prosdocimi, Andre MD; Godinho, Joao Victor MD; Valle, Ana Luiza Martins MD; Santos, Marcilea MD; Reis, Augusto Barbosa MD, PhD; Ferreira, Mauro Tostes MD, PhD; Sabbagh, Abulrahman MD; Gusmao, Sebastiao MD, PhD; Del Maestro, Rolando MD, PhD
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Cited by 11

Editorial: Acute Stress Impacts Psychomotor Performance

Bob Carter
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Journal of Neurosurgery, 126(1) (Mar 2016).

Khalid Bajunaid, Rolando Del Maestro

Face, content, and construct validity of human placenta as a haptic training tool in neurointerventional surgery
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Journal of neurosurgery, 124(5), 1238-1244 (May 2016).

Marcelo Magaldi Ribeiro de Oliveira, MD, PhD, Arthur Nicolato, MD, Marcilea Santos, MD, Joao Victor Godinho, MD, Rafael Brito, MD, Alexandre Alvarenga, MD, Ana Luiza Valle Martins, MD, André Prosdocimi, MD, Felipe Padovani Trivelato, MD, Abdulrahman J. Sabbagh, MBBS, FRCSC, Augusto Barbosa Reis, MD, PhD, and Rolando Del Maestro, MD, PhD

Cited by 7

Assessing Neurosurgical Psychomotor Performance: Role of Virtual Reality Simulators, Current and Future Potential
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SOJ Neurology 2(1), 1-7 (Nov 2015).
Fahad E. AlOtaibi, Gmaan Al Zhrani, Khalid Bajunaid, Alexander Winkler-Schwartz, Hamed Azarnoush, Muhammad A.S. Mullah, Abdulraham Sabbagh, Rolando F. Del Maestro.

Cited by 4

Operator experience determines performance in a simulated computer-based brain tumor resection task
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International Journal of Computer-Assisted Radiology and Surgery, 10(11), 1853-1862 (Dec 2016).

Terrell Holloway, Zachary S. Lorsch, Michael A. Chary, Stanislaw Sobotka, Maximillian M. Moore, Anthony B. Costa, Rolando F. Del Maestro, Joshua Bederson
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Cited by 18

Neurosurgical Assessment of Metrics including Judgment and Dexterity (NAJD) Using the Virtual Reality Simulator NeuroTouch
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Surgical innovation, 22(6) (Apr 2015).

Alotaibi, F. E., AlZhrani, G. A., Sabbagh, A. J., Azarnoush, H., Winkler-Schwartz, A., & Del Maestro, R. F.

Cited by 20

Assessing bimanual performance in brain tumor resection withNeuroTouch, a virtual reality simulator
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Operative Neurosurgery, 11(1), 89-98 (Mar 2015).

Alotaibi, F. E., AlZhrani, G. A., Mullah, M. A., Sabbagh, A. J., Azarnoush, H., Winkler-Schwartz, A., & Del Maestro, R. F.
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Cited by 40

Proficiency Performance Benchmarks for Removal of Simulated Brain Tumors using NeuroTouch a Virtual Reality Simulator
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Journal of Surgical Education, 72(4), 685-696 (Aug 2015).

Gmaan AlZhrani, MD, Fahad Alotaibi, MD, Hamed Azarnoush, PhD, Alexander Winkler-Schwartz, MD, Abdulrahman Sabbagh, MD, Khalid Bajunaid, MD, Susanne P. Lajoie, PhD, Rolando F. Del Maestro, PhD

Cited by 31

Neurosurgical virtual reality simulation metrics to assess psychomotor skills in the resection of intracranial tumor
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International Journal of Computer-Assisted Radiology and Surgery, 10(5), 603-618 (May 2015).

Hamed Azarnoush, Gmaan Alzhrani, Alexander Winkler-Schwartz, Fahad Alotaibi, Nicholas Gelinas-Phaneuf, Valérie Pazos, Nusrat Choudhury, Jawad Fares, Robert DiRaddo, Rolando F. Del Maestro

Cited by 52

The McGill Simulator for Endoscopic Surgery (MSESS): a Validation Study
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Journal of Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery, 43(1), (Oct 2014).

Rickul Varshney, Saul Frenkiel, Lily HP Nguyen, Meredith Young, Rolando Del Maestro, Anthony Zeitouni, Elias Saad, W Robert J Funnell, Marc A Tewfik and National Research Council Canada

Cited by 37

Development of the McGill Simulator for Endoscopic Sinus Surgery (MSESS): A New High Fidelity Virtual Reality Simulator for Endoscopic Sinus Surgery
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American Journal of Rhinology & Allergy, 28(4), 330-334 (Aug 2014).

Varshney, R., Frenkiel, S., Nguyen, L. H., Young, M., Del Maestro, R., Zeitouni, A., & Tewfik, M. A.

Cited by 28

Assessing performance in brain tumor resection using a novel virtual reality simulator
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International Journal of Computer-Assisted Radiology & Surgery,9(1), 1-9 (Jan 2014).

Nicholas Gélinas-Phaneuf, Nusrat Choudhury, Ahmed R. Al-Habib, Anne Cabral, Etienne Nadeau, Vincent Mora, Valerie Pazos, Patricia Debergue, Robert DiRaddo, Rolando F. Del Maestro
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Cited by 57

The development of a virtual simulator for training neurosurgeons to perform and perfect endoscopic endonasal transsphenoidal surgery
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Neurosurgery 73(1), 85-93 (Oct 2013).

Rosseau, Gail MD; Bailes, Julian MD; del Maestro, Rolando MD; Cabral, Anne MEng; Choudhury, Nusrat MEng; Comas, Olivier PhD; Debergue, Patricia MEng; De Luca, Gino PhD; Hovdebo, Jordan PhD; Jiang, Di PhD; Laroche, Denis MEng; Neubauer, Andre PhD; Pazos, Valerie PhD; Thibault, Francis PhD; DiRaddo, Robert PhD
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Cited by 56

Surgical expertise in neurosurgery: integrating theory into practice
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Neurosurgery 73(1), 30-38 (Oct 2013).

Gélinas-Phaneuf, N., & Del Maestro, R. F.

Cited by 46

Fundamentals of neurosurgery: virtual reality tasks for training and evaluation of technical skills
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World Neurosurgery, 80(5), 9-19 (Nov 2013).

Choudhury, N., Gélinas-Phaneuf, N., Delorme, S., & Del Maestro, R.

Cited by 88

NeuroTouch: a physics-based virtual simulator for cranial microneurosurgery training
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Operative Neurosurgery, 71(1), 32-42 (Sep 2013).

Delorme, S., Laroche, D., DiRaddo, R., & Del Maestro, R. F.
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