Publications

2017
Virtual Reality Tumor Resection: The Force Pyramid Approach
Accepted in Operative Neurosurgery, 2017 Jul 25
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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.


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-Zahrani G, Azarnoush H, Sabbagh A, Alsideiri G, Bajunaid K, Alotaibi FE, Winkler-Schwartz A, Del Maestro RF


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


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.


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 7


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.

2016
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 5


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 4


Editorial: Acute Stress Impacts Psychomotor Performance
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Bob Carter
Response
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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

2015
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 1


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 10


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 12


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 18


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 14


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 27

2014
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 17


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 15


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 35

2013
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 39


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 30


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 62

2012
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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Cited by 107


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