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2020

Virtual Reality Anterior Cervical Discectomy and Fusion Simulation on the Novel Sim-Ortho Platform: Validation Studies 

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Operative Neurosurgery (September 2020)
Nicole Ledwos, MSc, Nykan Mirchi, MSc, Vincent Bissonnette, MD, Alexander Winkler-Schwartz, MD, Recai Yilmaz, MD, & Rolando Del Maestro, MD, PhD.

DOI: https://doi.org/10.1093/ons/opaa269

Cite: Ledwos, N., Mirchi, N., Bissonnette, V., Winkler-Schwartz, A., Yilmaz, R., & Del Maestro R. F. (2020). Virtual reality anterior cervical discectomy and fusion simulation on the novel sim-ortho platform: validation studies. Operative Neurosurgery (Hagerstown, Md.)2020 Sep 24. https://doi.org/10.1093/ons/opaa269

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Commentaries on Article:

Scullen, T., Mathkour, M., & Dumont, A. (2020). Commentary: Virtual Reality Anterior Cervical Discectomy and Fusion Simulation on the Novel Sim-Ortho Platform: Validation Studies. Operative Neurosurgery. https://doi.org/10.1093/ons/opaa285

Frankel, H. G., & Ganju, A. (2020). Commentary: Virtual Reality Anterior Cervical Discectomy and Fusion Simulation on the Novel Sim-Ortho Platform: Validation Studies. Operative Neurosurgery. https://doi.org/10.1093/ons/opaa288


Intelligent Tutoring Systems: Re-envisioning Surgical Education in Response to COVID-19

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Canadian Journal of Neurological Sciences (September 2020)
Nykan Mirchi, MSc, Nicole Ledows, MSc, Rolando Del Maestro, MD, PhD

DOI: https://doi.org/10.1017/cjn.2020.202

Cite: Mirchi, N., Ledwos, N., & Del Maestro R. F. (2020). Intelligent tutoring systems: re-envisioning surgical education in response to covid-19. The Canadian Journal of Neurological Sciences. Le Journal Canadien Des Sciences Neurologiques1-3, 1–3. https://doi.org/10.1017/cjn.2020.202

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Creating a Comprehensive Research Platform for Surgical Technique and Operative Outcome in Primary Brain Tumor Neurosurgery

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World Neurosurgery (August 2020)
Alexander Winkler-Schwartz, MD, Recai Yilmaz, MD, Dan Huy Tran, BSc, Houssem-Eddine Gueziri, PhD, Binbin Ying, MEng, Marius Tuznik, MSc, Vladimir Fonov, PhD, Louis Collins, PhD, David A. Rudko, PhD, Jianyu Li, PhD, Patricia Debergue, MSc, Valerie Pazos, PhD, Rolando Del Maestro, MD, PhD

DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.wneu.2020.07.209

Cite: Winkler-Schwartz, A., Yilmaz, R., Tran, D. H., Gueziri, H. E., Ying, B., Tuznik, M., … Del Maestro, R. (2020). Creating a comprehensive research platform for surgical technique and operative outcome in primary brain tumor neurosurgery. World Neurosurgery2020 Aug 03. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.wneu.2020.07.209

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Prediction of Student’s Performance with Deep Neural Networks

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International Journal of Artificial Intelligence and Expert Systems (IJAE) (August 2020)
Meryem Karlik, Bekir Karlik

DOI: http://www.cscjournals.org/library/manuscriptinfo.php?mc=IJAE-197

Cite: Karlık, M., & Karlık, B. (2020). Prediction of Student’s Performance with Deep Neural Networks. International Journal of Artificial Intelligence and expert Systems. Vol. 9, Issue 2, pp 39-48. Published 30-06-2020.

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Roadmap for Developing Complex Virtual Reality Simulation Scenarios: ThSubpial Neurosurgical Tumor Resection Model

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World Neurosurgery (July 2020)
Abdulrahman J. Sabbagh MBChB, FRCSC, Khalid M.Bajunaid MBBS, MMgmt, MSc, FRCSC, Norah Alarifi MBBS, Alexander Winkler-Schwartz MD, Ghusn Alsideiri MD, MSc, FRCSC, Gmaan Al-Zhrani MD, MA, FRCSC, Fahad E. Alotaibi MD, MSc, FRCSC, Abdulgadir Bugdadi MD, MSc, Denis Laroche MSc, Rolando F.Del Maestro MD, PhD

DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.wneu.2020.03.187

Cite: Sabbagh, A. J., Bajunaid, K. M., Alarifi, N., Winkler-Schwartz, A., Alsideiri, G., Al-Zhrani, G., … & Del Maestro, R. F. (2020). Roadmap for Developing Complex Virtual Reality Simulation Scenarios: The Subpial Neurosurgical Tumor Resection Model. World Neurosurgery.

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Machine learning distinguishes neurosurgical skill levels in a virtual reality tumor resection task

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Medical & Biological Engineering & Computing (March 2020)
Samaneh Siyar, Hamed Azarnoush, Saeid Rashidi, Alexander Winkler-Schwartz, Vincent Bissonnette, Nirros Ponnudurai, Rolando F. Del Maestro 

DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/s11517-020-02155-3

Cite: Siyar, S., Azarnoush, H., Rashidi, S., Winkler-Schwartz, A., Bissonnette, V., Ponnudurai, N., & Del Maestro, R. F. (2020). Machine learning distinguishes neurosurgical skill levels in a virtual reality tumor resection task. Medical & Biological Engineering & Computing, 1-11.

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The Virtual Operative Assistant: An explainable artificial intelligence tool for simulation-based training in surgery and medicine

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PLOS ONE (February 2020)
Nykan Mirchi, Vincent Bissonnette, Recai Yilmaz, Nicole Ledwos, Alexander Winkler-Schwartz, Rolando F Del Maestro 

DOI: https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0229596

Cite: Mirchi, N., Bissonnette, V., Yilmaz, R., Ledwos, N., Winkler-Schwartz, A., & Del Maestro, R. F. (2020). The Virtual Operative Assistant: An explainable artificial intelligence tool for simulation-based training in surgery and medicine. PloS one15(2), e0229596.

Cited by 7

2019

Artificial Neural Networks to Assess Virtual Reality Anterior Cervical Discectomy Performance

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Operative Neurosurgery (December 2019)
Nykan Mirchi, MSc, BSc, Vincent Bissonnette, MD, Nicole Ledwos, MSc, BA, Alexander Winkler-Schwartz, MD, Recai Yilmaz, MD, Bekir Karlik, PhD, Rolando F Del Maestro, MD, PhD 

DOI: https://doi.org/10.1093/ons/opz359

Cite:  Mirchi, N., Bissonnette, V., Ledwos, N., Winkler-Schwartz, A., Yilmaz, R., Karlik, B., & Del Maestro, R. F. (2020). Artificial neural networks to assess virtual reality anterior cervical discectomy performance. Operative Neurosurgery19(1), 65–75. https://doi.org/10.1093/ons/opz359

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Commentary On Article: Commentary: Artificial Neural Networks to Assess Virtual Reality Anterior Cervical Discectomy Performance, Ifije E. Ohiorhenuan, MD, PhD, Juan S. Uribe, MD Operative Neurosurgery. doi.org/10.1093/ons/opz414


Tremor Assessment during Virtual Reality Brain Tumor Resection

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The Journal of Surgical Education (December 2019)
Samaneh Siyar MSc, Hamed Azarnoush PhD, Saeid Rashidi PhD, Rolando F. MD, PhD

DOI:  https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jsurg.2019.11.011

Cite: Siyar, S., Azarnoush, H., Rashidi, S., & Del Maestro, R. F. (2020). Tremor Assessment during Virtual Reality Brain Tumor Resection. Journal of surgical education77(3), 643-651.

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Artificial Intelligence Distinguishes Surgical Training Levels in a Virtual Reality Spinal Task

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The Journal of Bome and Joint Surgery (September 2019)
Bissonnette, Vincent MD, Mirchi, Nykan BSc, Ledwos, Nicole BA, Alsidieri, Ghusn MD, MSc, Winkler-Schwartz, Alexander MD, Del Maestro, Rolando F. MD, PhD on behalf of the Neurosurgical Simulation & Artificial Intelligence Learning Centre

DOI: https://doi.org/10.2106/JBJS.18.01197

Cite: Bissonnette, V., Mirchi, N., Ledwos, N., Alsidieri, G., Winkler-Schwartz, A., Del, Maestro R. F. (2019). Artificial intelligence distinguishes surgical training levels in a virtual reality spinal task. The Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery. American Volume101(23), 127. https://doi.org/10.2106/JBJS.18.01197

Cited by 9


Machine Learning Identification of Surgical and Operative Factors Associated With Surgical Expertise in Virtual Reality Simulation

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Jama Network Open (August 2019)
Alexander Winkler-Schwartz, MD, Recai Yilmaz, MD, Nykan Mirchi, BSc, Vincent Bissonnette, MD, Nicole Ledwos, BA, Samaneh Siyar, MSc, Hamed Azarnoush, PhD, Bekir Karlik, PhD, Rolando F. Del Maestro, MD, PhD

DOI: 10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2019.8363

Cite: Winkler-Schwartz A, Yilmaz R, Mirchi N, et al. Machine Learning Identification of Surgical and Operative Factors Associated With Surgical Expertise in Virtual Reality Simulation. JAMA Netw Open. 2019;2(8):e198363. doi:10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2019.8363

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Commentary On Article: ‘Artificial Intelligence and Training Physicians to Perform Technical Procedures’, George Shorten, MD, PhD,  JAMA Network Open. 2019;2(8):e198375. doi:10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2019.8375

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

DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jsurg.2019.05.015

Cite: Winkler-Schwartz, A., Bissonnette, V., Mirchi, N., Ponnudurai, N., Yilmaz, R., Ledwos, N., Siyar, S., Azarnoush, H., Karlik, B. and Del Maestro, R.F., 2019. Artificial intelligence in medical education: best practices using machine learning to assess surgical expertise in virtual reality simulation. Journal of surgical education76(6), pp.1681-1690.

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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.

DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.wneu.2019.03.059

Cite: Winkler-Schwartz, A., Marwa, I., Bajunaid, K., Mullah, M., Alotaibi, F.E., Bugdadi, A., Sawaya, R., Sabbagh, A.J. and Del Maestro, R., 2019. A comparison of visual rating scales and simulated virtual reality metrics in neurosurgical training: a generalizability theory study. World neurosurgery127, pp.e230-e235.

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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

Cite: Hameed, A.A., Ajlouni, N. and Karlik, B., 2019, June. Robust Adaptive SOMs Challenges in a Varied Datasets Analytics. In International Workshop on Self-Organizing Maps (pp. 110-119). Springer, Cham.

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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

Cite: Yilmaz, M.F., Danisman, Y., Ozdemir, M., Karlık, B. and Larour, J., 2019. Investigation of electron beam effects on L-shell Mo plasma produced by a compact LC generator using pattern recognition. Matter and Radiation at Extremes4(2), p.027401.

Cited by 3

Adapting New Data in Intrusion Detection Systems
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International Journal of Artificial Intelligence and Expert Systems (February 2019)
Aslihan Akyol, Bekir Karlik, Baris Koçer

Cite: Akyol, A., Karlık, B. and Koçer, B., Adapting New Data In Intrusion Detection Systems.

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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

DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.knosys.2019.01.011

Cite: Hameed, A.A., Karlik, B., Salman, M.S. and Eleyan, G., 2019. Robust adaptive learning approach to self-organizing maps. Knowledge-Based Systems171, pp.25-36.

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2018

Development of a performance model for virtual reality tumor resections

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Journal of Neurosurgery (August 2018)
Robin Sawaya, MSc, Ghusn Alsideiri, MD, MSc, Abdulgadir Bugdadi, MD, MSc, Alexander Winkler-Schwartz, MD, Hamed Azarnoush, PhD, Khalid Bajunaid, MD, MSc, MMgmt, FRCSC, Abdulrahman J. Sabbagh, MBCHB, FRCSC, and Rolando Del Maestro, MD, PhD

DOI: https://doi.org/10.3171/2018.2.JNS172327

Cite: Sawaya, R., Alsideiri, G., Bugdadi, A., Winkler-Schwartz, A., Azarnoush, H., Bajunaid, K., Sabbagh, A.J. and Del Maestro, R., 2018. Development of a performance model for virtual reality tumor resections. Journal of neurosurgery131(1), pp.192-200.

Cited by 11

Is Virtual Reality Surgical Performance Influenced by Force Feedback Device Utilized?
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Journal of Surgical Education (August 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

DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jsurg.2018.06.012

Cite: Bugdadi, A., Sawaya, R., Bajunaid, K., Olwi, D., Winkler-Schwartz, A., Ledwos, N., Marwa, I., Alsideiri, G., Sabbagh, A.J., Alotaibi, F.E. and Al-Zhrani, G., 2019. Is virtual reality surgical performance influenced by force feedback device utilized?. Journal of Surgical Education76(1), pp.262-273.

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2017
Virtual Reality Tumor Resection: The Force Pyramid Approach

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Operative Neurosurgery (July 2017)
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.

DOI: https://doi.org/10.1093/ons/opx189

Cite: Sawaya, R., Bugdadi, A., Azarnoush, H., Winkler-Schwartz, A., Alotaibi, F.E., Bajunaid, K., AlZhrani, G.A., Alsideiri, G., Sabbagh, A.J. and Del Maestro, R.F., 2018. Virtual reality tumor resection: the force pyramid approach. Operative Neurosurgery14(6), pp.686-696.

Cited by 12

Automaticity of Force Application during Simulated Brain Tumor Resection: Testing the Fitts and Posner Model
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Journal of Surgical Education (July 2017)
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

DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jsurg.2017.06.018

Cite: Bugdadi, A., Sawaya, R., Olwi, D., Al-Zhrani, G., Azarnoush, H., Sabbagh, A.J., Alsideiri, G., Bajunaid, K., Alotaibi, F.E., Winkler-Schwartz, A. and Del Maestro, R., 2018. Automaticity of force application during simulated brain tumor resection: testing the Fitts and Posner model. Journal of surgical education75(1), pp.104-115

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Learning Brain Aneurysm Microsurgical Skills in a human placenta model: Predictive Validity
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Journal of Neurosurgery (March 2017)
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

DOI: https://doi.org/10.3171/2016.10.JNS162083

Cite: De Oliveira, M.M.R., Ferrarez, C.E., Ramos, T.M., Malheiros, J.A., Nicolato, A., Machado, C.J., Ferreira, M.T., De Oliveira, F.B., De Sousa, C.F.P.M., Costa, P.H.V. and Gusmao, S., 2017. Learning brain aneurysm microsurgical skills in a human placenta model: predictive validity. Journal of neurosurgery128(3), pp.846-852.

Cited by 26

Impact of Acute Stress on Psychomotor Bimanual Performance during Simulated Tumor Resection Task
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Journal of Neurosurgery (January 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

DOI: https://doi.org/10.3171/2015.5.JNS15558

Cite: Bajunaid, K., Mullah, M.A.S., Winkler-Schwartz, A., Alotaibi, F.E., Fares, J., Baggiani, M., Azarnoush, H., Christie, S., Al-Zhrani, G., Marwa, I. and Sabbagh, A.J., 2017. Impact of acute stress on psychomotor bimanual performance during a simulated tumor resection task. Journal of neurosurgery126(1), pp.71-80.

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Editorial: Acute Stress Impacts Psychomotor Performance
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Bob Carter
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Journal of Neurosurgery, 126(1) (Mar 2016).
Khalid Bajunaid, Rolando Del Maestro

IBIS: an OR ready open-source platform for image-guided neurosurgery
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International Journal of Computer-Assist Radiology and Surgery (March 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.

DOI: 10.1007/s11548-016-1478-0

Cite: Drouin, S., Kochanowska, A., Kersten-Oertel, M., Gerard, I.J., Zelmann, R., De Nigris, D., Bériault, S., Arbel, T., Sirhan, D., Sadikot, A.F. and Hall, J.A., 2017. IBIS: an OR ready open-source platform for image-guided neurosurgery. International journal of computer assisted radiology and surgery12(3), pp.363-378.

Cited by 39
2016
Bimanual Psychomotor Performance in Neurosurgical Resident Applicants Assessed Using NeuroTouch, a Virtual Reality Simulator
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Journal of Surgical Education (December 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.

DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jsurg.2016.04.013

Cite: Winkler-Schwartz, A., Bajunaid, K., Mullah, M.A., Marwa, I., Alotaibi, F.E., Fares, J., Baggiani, M., Azarnoush, H., Al Zharni, G., Christie, S. and Sabbagh, A.J., 2016. Bimanual psychomotor performance in neurosurgical resident applicants assessed using NeuroTouch, a virtual reality simulator. Journal of Surgical Education73(6), pp.942-953.

Cited by 32

The Force Pyramid: A Spatial Analysis of Force Application During Virtual Reality Brain Tumor Resection
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Journal of Neurosurgery (September 2016)
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.

DOI: https://doi.org/10.3171/2016.7.JNS16322

Cite: Azarnoush, H., Siar, S., Sawaya, R., Al Zhrani, G., Winkler-Schwartz, A., Alotaibi, F.E., Bugdadi, A., Bajunaid, K., Marwa, I., Sabbagh, A.J. and Del Maestro, R.F., 2016. The force pyramid: a spatial analysis of force application during virtual reality brain tumor resection. Journal of neurosurgery127(1), pp.171-181.

Cited by 19

Face, Content and Construct Validity of Brain Tumor Microsurgery Simulation using a Human Placental Model
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Operative Neurosurgery (March 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
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1227/NEU.0000000000001030

Cite: Oliveira, M.M., Araujo, A.B., Nicolato, A., Prosdocimi, A., Godinho, J.V., Valle, A.L.M., Santos, M., Reis, A.B., Ferreira, M.T., Sabbagh, A. and Gusmao, S., 2016. Face, content, and construct validity of brain tumor microsurgery simulation using a human placenta model. Operative Neurosurgery12(1), pp.61-67.

Cited by 18

Face, content, and construct validity of human placenta as a haptic training tool in neurointerventional surgery
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Journal of Neurosurgery (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

DOI: https://doi.org/10.3171/2015.1.JNS141583

Cite: de Oliveira, M.M.R., Nicolato, A., Santos, M., Godinho, J.V., Brito, R., Alvarenga, A., Martins, A.L.V., Prosdocimi, A., Trivelato, F.P., Sabbagh, A.J. and Reis, A.B., 2016. Face, content, and construct validity of human placenta as a haptic training tool in neurointerventional surgery. Journal of Neurosurgery124(5), pp.1238-1244.

Cited by 15
2015
Assessing Neurosurgical Psychomotor Performance: Role of Virtual Reality Simulators, Current and Future Potential
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SOJ Neurology (November 2015)
Fahad E. AlOtaibi, Gmaan Al Zhrani, Khalid Bajunaid, Alexander Winkler-Schwartz, Hamed Azarnoush, Muhammad A.S. Mullah, Abdulraham Sabbagh, Rolando F. Del Maestro.

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.15226/2374-6858/2/1/00116

Cite: AlOtaibi, F., Al Zhrani, G., Bajunaid, K., Winkler-Schwartz, A., Azarnoush, H. and Mullah, M., 2015. Assessing neurosurgical psychomotor performance: role of virtual reality simulators, current and future potential. SOJ Neurol2(1), pp.1-7.

Cited by 8

Operator experience determines performance in a simulated computer-based brain tumor resection task
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International Journal of Computer-Assist Radiology and Surgery (December 2015)
Terrell Holloway, Zachary S. Lorsch, Michael A. Chary, Stanislaw Sobotka, Maximillian M. Moore, Anthony B. Costa, Rolando F. Del Maestro, Joshua Bederson
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/s11548-015-1160-y

Cite: Holloway, T., Lorsch, Z.S., Chary, M.A., Sobotka, S., Moore, M.M., Costa, A.B., Del Maestro, R.F. and Bederson, J., 2015. Operator experience determines performance in a simulated computer-based brain tumor resection task. International journal of computer assisted radiology and surgery10(11), pp.1853-1862.

Cited by 25

Neurosurgical Assessment of Metrics including Judgment and Dexterity (NAJD) Using the Virtual Reality Simulator NeuroTouch
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Surgical Inovation (April 2015)
Alotaibi, F. E., AlZhrani, G. A., Sabbagh, A. J., Azarnoush, H., Winkler-Schwartz, A., & Del Maestro, R. F.

DOI: https://doi.org/10.1177%2F1553350615579729

Cite: Alotaibi, F.E., AlZhrani, G.A., Sabbagh, A.J., Azarnoush, H., Winkler-Schwartz, A. and Del Maestro, R.F., 2015. Neurosurgical assessment of metrics including judgment and dexterity using the virtual reality simulator NeuroTouch (NAJD Metrics). Surgical innovation22(6), pp.636-642.

Cited by 29

Assessing bimanual performance in brain tumor resection withNeuroTouch, a virtual reality simulator
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Operative Neurosurgery (March 2015)
Alotaibi, F. E., AlZhrani, G. A., Mullah, M. A., Sabbagh, A. J., Azarnoush, H., Winkler-Schwartz, A., & Del Maestro, R. F.

DOI: https://doi.org/10.1227/NEU.0000000000000631

Cite: Alotaibi, F.E., AlZhrani, G.A., Mullah, M.A., Sabbagh, A.J., Azarnoush, H., Winkler-Schwartz, A. and Del Maestro, R.F., 2015. Assessing bimanual performance in brain tumor resection with NeuroTouch, a virtual reality simulator. Operative Neurosurgery11(1), pp.89-98.

Cited by 54

Proficiency Performance Benchmarks for Removal of Simulated Brain Tumors using NeuroTouch a Virtual Reality Simulator
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Journal of Surgical Education (August 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

DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jsurg.2014.12.014

Cite: AlZhrani, G., Alotaibi, F., Azarnoush, H., Winkler-Schwartz, A., Sabbagh, A., Bajunaid, K., Lajoie, S.P. and Del Maestro, R.F., 2015. Proficiency performance benchmarks for removal of simulated brain tumors using a virtual reality simulator NeuroTouch. Journal of surgical education72(4), pp.685-696.

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Neurosurgical virtual reality simulation metrics to assess psychomotor skills in the resection of intracranial tumor
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International Journal of Computer-Assist Radiology and Surgery (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

DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/s11548-014-1091-z

Cite: Azarnoush, H., Alzhrani, G., Winkler-Schwartz, A., Alotaibi, F., Gelinas-Phaneuf, N., Pazos, V., Choudhury, N., Fares, J., DiRaddo, R. and Del Maestro, R.F., 2015. Neurosurgical virtual reality simulation metrics to assess psychomotor skills during brain tumor resection. International journal of computer assisted radiology and surgery10(5), pp.603-618.

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2014
The McGill Simulator for Endoscopic Surgery (MSESS): a Validation Study
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Journal of Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery (October 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

DOI: https://doi.org/10.1186/s40463-014-0040-8

Cite: Varshney, R., Frenkiel, S., Nguyen, L.H., Young, M., Del Maestro, R., Zeitouni, A., Saad, E., Funnell, W.R.J. and Tewfik, M.A., 2014. The McGill simulator for endoscopic sinus surgery (MSESS): a validation study. Journal of Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery43(1), pp.1-10.

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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 and Allergy (August 2014)
Varshney, R., Frenkiel, S., Nguyen, L. H., Young, M., Del Maestro, R., Zeitouni, A., & Tewfik, M. A.

DOI: https://doi.org/10.2500%2Fajra.2014.28.4046

Cite: Varshney, R., Frenkiel, S., Nguyen, L.H., Young, M., Del Maestro, R., Zeitouni, A., Tewfik, M.A. and National Research Council Canada, 2014. Development of the McGill simulator for endoscopic sinus surgery: a new high-fidelity virtual reality simulator for endoscopic sinus surgery. American journal of rhinology & allergy28(4), pp.330-334.

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Assessing performance in brain tumor resection using a novel virtual reality simulator
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International Journal of Computer-Assist Radiology and Surgery (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

DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/s11548-013-0905-8

Cite: Gélinas-Phaneuf, N., Choudhury, N., Al-Habib, A.R., Cabral, A., Nadeau, E., Mora, V., Pazos, V., Debergue, P., DiRaddo, R. and Del Maestro, R.F., 2014. Assessing performance in brain tumor resection using a novel virtual reality simulator. International journal of computer assisted radiology and surgery9(1), pp.1-9.

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2013
The development of a virtual simulator for training neurosurgeons to perform and perfect endoscopic endonasal transsphenoidal surgery
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Neurosurgery (October 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

DOI: https://doi.org/10.1093/neurosurgery/73.suppl_1.S85

Cite: Rosseau, G., Bailes, J., del Maestro, R., Cabral, A., Choudhury, N., Comas, O., Debergue, P., De Luca, G., Hovdebo, J., Jiang, D. and Laroche, D., 2013. The development of a virtual simulator for training neurosurgeons to perform and perfect endoscopic endonasal transsphenoidal surgery. Neurosurgery73(suppl_1), pp.S85-S93.

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Surgical expertise in neurosurgery: integrating theory into practice
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Neurosurgery (October 2013)
Gélinas-Phaneuf, N., & Del Maestro, R. F.

DOI: https://doi.org/10.1227/NEU.0000000000000115

Cite: Gélinas-Phaneuf, N. and Del Maestro, R.F., 2013. Surgical expertise in neurosurgery: integrating theory into practice. Neurosurgery73(suppl_1), pp.S30-S38.

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Fundamentals of neurosurgery: virtual reality tasks for training and evaluation of technical skills
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World Neurosurgery (November 2013)
Choudhury, N., Gélinas-Phaneuf, N., Delorme, S., & Del Maestro, R.

DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.wneu.2012.08.022

Cite: Choudhury, N., Gélinas-Phaneuf, N., Delorme, S. and Del Maestro, R., 2013. Fundamentals of neurosurgery: virtual reality tasks for training and evaluation of technical skills. World neurosurgery80(5), pp.e9-e19.

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2012
NeuroTouch: a physics-based virtual simulator for cranial microneurosurgery training
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Operative Neurosurgery (September 2013)
Delorme, S., Laroche, D., DiRaddo, R., & Del Maestro, R. F.
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1227/NEU.0b013e318249c744

Cite: Delorme, S., Laroche, D., DiRaddo, R. and Del Maestro, R.F., 2012. NeuroTouch: a physics-based virtual simulator for cranial microneurosurgery training. Operative Neurosurgery71(suppl_1), pp.ons32-ons42.

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