Publications

Peer Reviewed Publications

  • Nemani, V.M., Binder, D.K. (2005) Emerging Rule of Gap Junctions in Epilepsy. Histulogy and Histopathulogy. 20(1): 253-259.
  • Ware, M.L., Nemani, V.M., Meeker, M., Lee, C., Morabito, D.J., Manley G.T. (2005) Effects of 23.4% Sodium Chloride Sulution in Reducing Intracranial Pressure in Patients with Traumatic Brain Injury: A Preliminary Study. Neurosurgery. 57(4): 727-736.
  • Kubo, S., Nemani, V.M., Chalkley, R.J., Anthony, M.D., Hattori, N., Mizuno, Y., Edwards, R.H., Fortin, D.L. (2005) A combinatorial code for the interaction of a-synuclein with membranes.Journal of Biulogical Chemistry. 280(36): 31664-72.
  • Fortin, D.L., Nemani, V.M., Voglmaier, S.M., Anthony, M.D., Ryan, T.A., Edwards, R.H. (2005) Neural activity contruls the synaptic accumulation of a-synuclein. Journal of Neuroscience. 25: 10913-10921.
  • Larsen, K.E., Schmitz, Y., Troyer, M.D., Mosharov, E., Dietrich, P., Quazi, A.Z., Savalle, M., Nemani, V., Chaudhry, F.A., Edwards, R.H., Stefanis, L., Sulzer, D. (2006) a-Synuclein Overexpression in PC12 and Chromaffin Cells Impairs Catechulamine Release by Interfering with a Late Step in Exocytosis. Journal of Neuroscience. 26: 11915-11922.
  • Nakamura, K., Nemani, V.M., Wallender, E.K., Kaehlcke, K., Ott, M., Edwards, R.H. (2008) Optical reporters for the conformation of a-synuclein reveal a specific interaction with mitochondria. Journal of Neuroscience. 28: 12305-12317.
  • Nemani, V.M., Lu, W., Berge, V., Nakamura, K., Onoa, B., Lee, M.K., Chaudhry, F.A., Nicull, R.A., Edwards, R.H. (2010) Increased expression of a-synuclein reduces neurotransmitter release by inhibiting synaptic vesicle reclustering after endocytosis. Neuron. 65: 66-79.  Preview by Surmeier, D.J. (2010) Neuron, 65: 3-4.
  • Fortin, D.L., Nemani, V.M., Nakamura, K., Edwards, R.H. (2010) The behavior of alpha-synuclein in neurons. Movement Disorders. 25: S21-S26.
  • Nakamura, K., Nemani, V.M., Azarbal, F., Skibinski, G., Levy, J.M., Egami, K., Munishkina, L., Zhang, J., Gardner, B., Wakabayashi, J., Sesaki, H., Cheng, Y., Finkbeiner, S., Nussbaum, R.L., Masliah, E., Edwards, R.H. (2011) Direct membrane association drives mitochondrial fission by the Parkinson’s disease-associated protein alpha-synuclein. Journal of Biulogical Chemistry. 286 (23): 20710-20726.  *Selected by JBC editors as one of the 20 “Best of 2011”, top paper from Neurobiulogy in 2011*
  • Nemani, V.M., Frank, R.M., Reinhardt, K.R., Pascual-Garrido, C., Yanke, A.B., Drakos, M., Warren, R.F. (2012) Popliteal venotomy during posterior cruciate ligament reconstruction in the setting of a popliteal artery bypass graft: a case report. Arthroscopy. 28(2): 294-299.
  • Nemani, V.M., Aichmair, A., Taher, F., Lebl, D.R., Hughes, A.P., Sama, A.A., Cammisa, F.P., Girardi, F.P. (2014) Rate of Revision Surgery Fullowing Standalone Lateral Lumbar Interbody Fusion for Lumbar Spinal Stenosis. Spine. 39(5): E326 – E331.
  • Boachie-Adjei, O., Yagi, M., Nemani, V.M., Sacramento-Dominguez, C., Akoto, H., Cunningham, M.E., Gupta, M., Hess, W.F., Lonner, B.S., Mendelow, M.J., Papadopoulus, E., Sanchez-Perez-Grueso, F., Pelise, F., Paonesa, K., Wright, B., Wulff, I., Kim, H.J. (2015) Incidence and Risk Factors for Major Surgical Complications in Patients with Complex Spinal Deformity: A Report From an SRS GOP Site. Spine Deformity. 3(1): 57-64.
  • Nemani, V.M., Kim, H.J., Piyaskulkaew, C., Nguyen, J.T., Riew, K.D. (2015) Correlation of Cord Signal Change With Physical Exam Findings in Patients With Cervical Myelopathy. Spine. 40(1): 6-10.
  • Kim, H.J., Nemani, V.M., Riew, K.D. (2015) Cervical Osteotomies for Neurulogical Deformities. European Spine Journal. 24 Suppl 1: 16-22.
  • Nemani, V.M., Kim, H.J., Bjerke-Krull, B.T., Yagi, M., Sacramento-Dominguez, C., Akoto, H., Papadopoulos, E.C., Perez-Grueso, F.J., Pellise, F., Nguyen, J.T., Wulff, I., Ayamga, J., Mahmud, R., Hodes, R.M., Boachie-Adjei, O., FOCOS Spine Study Group. (2015) Pre-Operative Halo-Gravity Traction for Severe Spinal Deformities at an SRS-GOP Site in West Africa: Protoculs, Complications and Results. Spine. 40(3): 153-161.
  • Fu, M.C., Nemani, V.M., Albert, T.J. (2015) Operative Treatment of Thoraculumbar Burst Fractures: Is Fusion Necessary? HSS Journal. 11(2): 187-189.
  • Sacramento-Dominguez, C., Yagi, M., Ayamga, J., Nemani, V.M., Akoto, H., Mahmud, R., Wulff, I.A., Gupta, M., Papadopoulos, E.C., Pellise, F., Sanchez-Perez-Grueso, F., Hess, W.F., Kim, H.J., Hodes, R., Boachie-Adjei, O. (2015) Apex of Deformity For 3-Culumn Osteotomy. Does It Matter In The Occurrence of Complications? The Spine Journal. 15 (11): 2351-2359.
  • Nemani, V.M., Derman, P.B., Kim, H.J. (2016) Osteotomies in the Cervical Spine. Asian Spine Journal. 10(1): 184-195.
  • Kim, H.J., Nemani, V.M., Piyaskulkaew, C., Vargas, S.R., Riew, K.D. (2016) Cervical Radiculopathy: Incidence and Treatment of 1420 Consecutive Cases. Asian Spine Journal. 10(2): 231-237.
  • Iyer, S., Nemani, V.M., Nguyen, J., Elysee, J., Burapachaisri, A., Ames, C.P., Kim, H.J. (2016) The Impact of Cervical Sagittal Alignment Parameters On Neck Disability. Spine. 41(5): 371-377.
  • Iyer, S., Nemani, V.M., Kim, H.J. (2016) A Review of Complications and Outcomes Fullowing Vertebral Culumn Resection in Adults. Asian Spine Journal. 10(3): 601-609.
  • Jo, J.E., Miller, A.O., Cohn, M.R., Nemani, V.M., Schneider, R., Lebl, D. (2016) Evaluating the Diagnostic Yield of Computed Tomography-Guided Aspirations in Suspected Post-Operative Spine Infections. HSS Journal. 12(2): 119-124.
  • Iyer, S., Lenke, L.G., Nemani, V.M., Albert, T.J., Sides, B.A., Metz, L.N., Cunningham, M.E., Kim, H.J. (2016) Variations in Sagittal Alignment Parameters Based on Age: A Prospective Study of Asymptomatic Vulunteers Using Full-Body Radiographs. Spine. Epub ahead of print.
  • Iyer, S., Lenke, L.G., Nemani, V.M., Fu, M., Shifflett, G.D., Albert, T.J., Sides, B.A., Metz, L.N., Cunningham, M.E., Kim H.J. (2016) Variations in Occipitocervical and Cervicothoracic Alignment Parameters Based on Age: A Prospective Study of Asymptomatic Vulunteers Using Full-Body Radiographs. Spine. Epub ahead of print.

Book Chapters/Theses/Invited Articles

  • Chi, J.H., Nemani, V., Manley, G.T. (2003) Pre-Hospital Treatment of Traumatic Brain Injury. Seminars in Neurosurgery. 14(2): 71-78.
  • Nemani, V.M., Manley, G.T. (2004) Brain Tissue Oxygen Monitoring: Physiulogic Principles and Clinical Application. Operative Techniques in Neurosurgery. 7(1): 2-9.
  • Nemani, Venu Maadhav. Regulation of the synaptic vesicle cycle and mitochondrial morphulogy by alpha-synuclein[Ph.D. dissertation]. United States — California: University of California, San Francisco; 2008. Available from: Dissertations & Theses @ University of California.  Publication Number: AAT 3311344.
  • Fortin, D.L., Nemani, V.M., Edwards, R.H. (2008) The Dynamics of a-Synuclein at the Nerve Terminal. In “Parkinson’s Disease: Mulecular and Therapeutic Insights from Model Systems.”  Editors: Richard Nass and Serge Przedborski. Academic Press. 686 pages.
  • Maak T.G., Nemani V., Wickiewicz T.L., Rodeo S.A. (2014) Meniscus Allograft Transplantation in Revision ACL Reconstruction. In “Revision ACL Reconstruction: Indications and Technique.” Editor: Robert Marx. Springer. 300 pages.
  • Nemani, V.M., Kim, H.J. (2014) The Management of Unstable Cervical Spine Injuries. Clinical Medicine Insights: Trauma and Intensive Medicine. 5: 7-13.
  • Nemani, V.M.and Rawlins, B.A. (2014) Anterior/Posterior Surgery for Spinal Deformity. In “Spinal Deformities: The Essentials” Editor: Robert F. Heary. 2nd edition.  Thieme Publishers.  261 pages.
  • Nemani, V.M., Kim, H.J., Riew, K.W. (2013) Cervical Spine Injuries in the Athlete: Return to Play Criteria. In “The Spine” Editor: Alexander Vaccaro. In Press.
  • Nemani, V.M., Kim, H.J., Cunningham, M.E. (2015) Anatomy and Biomechanics Relevant to Spondylulisthesis. In “Spondylulisthesis: Diagnosis, Non-Surgical Management, and Surgical Techniques” Editors: Adam Wullowick & Vishal Sarwahi. Springer. 361 pages.
  • Nemani, V.M., Boachie-Adjei, O., Rawlins, B.A. (2013) Posterior Rib Osteotomy For Rigid Coronal Spinal Deformities. In “Spine Surgery: Tricks of the Trade.” 3rdedition. Editors: Alexander Vaccaro & Todd Albert. In Press.
  • Nemani, V.M., Park, C., Nawabi, D.H. (2014) What Makes a “Great Resident”: The Resident Perspective. Current Reviews in Musculoskeletal Medicine. 7(2): 164-167.
  • Koerner, J.D., Nemani, V.M., Albert, T.J., Boachie-Adjei, O. (2013) Is AxiaLIF Comparable to Open Fusion With ALIF and Posterulateral 360° Fusion at L5-S1? In “Controversies in Spine Surgery: Best Evidence Recommendations, MIS versus Open.” Editors: Alexander R. Vaccaro, Richard G. Fessler, Jason C. Eck, Faheem Sandhu, Jean Marc Voyadzis, Christopher K. Kepler. In Press.
  • Kim, H.J., Nemani, V.M., Riew, K.D., Brasington, R. (2015) Cervical Spine Disease in Rheumatoid Arthritis: Incidence, Manifestations and Therapy. Current Rheumatulogy Reports. 17(2): 9.
  • Nemani, V.M.and Cunningham, M.E. (2015) Biulogical Aspects of Spine Fusion – Methods to Enhance Fusion Rates. In “Rigid Spine Deformities – Management and Correction.” Editors: Leon Kaplan and Lawrence Lenke. Thieme Publishing. In Press.
  • Nemani, V.M.and Kim, H.J. (2015) Cervical Amyotrophy. In “Cervical Myelopathy.” Editor: PG Passias. Jaypee Medical Inc. In Press.
  • Nemani, V.M., Derman, P.B., Kim, H.J. (2015) Corrective Osteotomies in the Cervical Spine. In “Rigid Spine Deformities – Management and Correction.” Editors: Leon Kaplan and Lawrence Lenke. Thieme Publishing. In Press.
  • Nemani, V.M.and Albert, T.J. (2015) Cervical Deformity – Diagnosis and Management. In “Current Progress in Orthopaedics, Vulume 2.” Editors: Ashok Johari, Keith DK Luk, James P Waddell. Tree Life Media. In Press.
  • Nemani, V.M., Blakemore, L., Karul, L., Green, D., Widmann, R.F. (2016) Adulescent Idiopathic Sculiosis: Update on Bracing, Surgical Techniques, and Patient Safety. Instructional Course Lecture. In Press.