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Boston Medical Center
BU School of Medicine
Boston, MA 02118


Former Fellows

 

Barbara Voetsch, MD, PhD

Publications

Voetsch B, Tarlov N, Nguyen TN, DeFusco C, Barest GD, Norbash A, Green DM, Burns JD. Asymmetric posterior reversible encephalopathy syndrome complicating hemodynamic augmentation for subarachnoid hemorrhage-associated cerebral vasospasm. Neurocrit Care 2011;15(3):542-6.
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21964775

Muehlschlegel S, Voetsch B, Sorond FA. Emergent epidural blood patch: lifesaving treatment of paradoxical herniation. Arch Neurol 2009;66(5):670-1
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/19433672

Voetsch B, Jin RC, Bierl C, Deus-Silva L, Camargo EC, Annichino-Bizacchi JM, Handy DE, Loscalzo J. Role of promoter polymorphisms in the plasma glutathione peroxidase (GPx-3) gene as a risk factor for cerebral venous thrombosis. Stroke 2008;39(2):303-7.
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/18096833

Sebastian JK, Voetsch B, Stone JH, Romay-Penabad Z, Lo GH, Allen NB, Davis JC Jr, Hoffman GS, McCune WJ, St Clair EW, Specks U, Spiera R, Loscalzo J, Pierangeli S, Merkel PA; Wegener's Granulomatosis Etanercept Trial Research Group. The frequency of anticardiolipin antibodies and genetic mutations associated with hypercoagulability among patients with Wegener's granulomatosis with and without history of a thrombotic event. J Rheumatol. 2007;34(12):2446-50
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/17918782

Muehlschlegel S, Voetsch B, Singhal AB. CT angiography and CT perfusion in post-CEA hyperperfusion syndrome. Neurology 2007;68(17):1437
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/17452594

Voetsch B, Jin RC, Bierl C, Benke KS, Kenet G, Simioni P, Ottaviano F, Damasceno BP, Annichino-Bizacchi JM, Handy DE, Loscalzo J. Promoter polymorphisms in the plasma glutathione peroxidase (GPx-3) gene: a novel risk factor for arterial ischemic stroke among young adults and children. Stroke 2007;38(1):41-9
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/17122425

Appenzeller S, Zeller CB, Annichino-Bizzachi JM, Costallat LT, Deus-Silva L, Voetsch B, Faria AV, Zanardi VA, Damasceno BP, Cendes F. Cerebral venous thrombosis: influence of risk factors and imaging findings on prognosis. Clin Neurol Neurosurg 2005;107(5):371-8
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/16023530

Fink JN, Selim MH, Kumar S, Voetsch B, Fong WC, Caplan LR. Insular cortex infarction in acute middle cerebral artery territory stroke: predictor of stroke severity and vascular lesion. Arch Neurol 2005;62(7):1081-5
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/16009763

Loscalzo J, Voetsch B, Liao R, Leopold J. Genetic determinants of vascular oxidant stress and endothelial dysfunction. Congest Heart Fail 2005;11(2):73-9
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/15860972

Jin RC, Voetsch B, Loscalzo J. Endogenous mechanisms of inhibition of platelet function. Microcirculation 2005;12(3):247-58
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/15814434

Voetsch B, Jin RC, Loscalzo J. Nitric oxide insufficiency and atherothrombosis. Histochem Cell Biol. 2004;122(4):353-67.
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/15338226

Deus-Silva L, Voetsch B, Nucci A, Maciel JA, Caplan LR. An unusual "empty delta sign". J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry. 2004;75(9):1287
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/15314116

Bierl C, Voetsch B, Jin RC, Handy DE, Loscalzo J. Determinants of human plasma glutathione peroxidase (GPx-3) expression. J Biol Chem. 2004 Jun 25;279(26):26839-45.
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/15096516

Voetsch B, DeWitt LD, Pessin MS, Caplan LR. Basilar artery occlusive disease in the New England Medical Center Posterior Circulation Registry. Arch Neurol. 2004;61(4):496-504.
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/15096396

Voetsch B, Benke KS, Panhuysen CI, Damasceno BP, Loscalzo J. The combined effect of paraoxonase promoter and coding region polymorphisms on the risk of arterial ischemic stroke among young adults. Arch Neurol 2004;61(3):351-6
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/15023811

Voetsch B, Loscalzo J. Genetics of thrombophilia: impact on atherogenesis. Curr Opin Lipidol. 2004;15(2):129-43
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/15017356

Voetsch B, Loscalzo J. Genetic determinants of arterial thrombosis. Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol. 2004;24(2):216-29
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/14615395

Leopold JA, Walker J, Scribner AW, Voetsch B, Zhang YY, Loscalzo AJ, Stanton RC, Loscalzo J. Glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase modulates vascular endothelial growth factor-mediated angiogenesis. J Biol Chem 2003;278(34):32100-6
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/12777375

Voetsch B, Benke KS, Damasceno BP, Siqueira LH, Loscalzo J. Paraoxonase 192 Gln-->Arg polymorphism: an independent risk factor for nonfatal arterial ischemic stroke among young adults. Stroke 2002;33(6):1459-64.
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/12052975

Chaves C, Voetsch B, Loscalzo J, Caplan L, Chavali R. Extensive cerebral venous thrombosis associated with moderate hyperhomocyst(e)inemia and successfully treated with thrombolysis. Cerebrovasc Dis 2002;13(3):214-6
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/11914541

Voetsch B, Damasceno BP, Camargo EC, Massaro A, Bacheschi LA, Scaff M, Annichino-Bizzacchi JM, Arruda VR. Inherited thrombophilia as a risk factor for the development of ischemic stroke in young adults. Thromb Haemost. 2000;83(2):229-33.
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/10739378

Lövblad KO, Baird AE, Schlaug G, Benfield A, Siewert B, Voetsch B, Connor A, Burzynski C, Edelman RR, Warach S. Ischemic lesion volumes in acute stroke by diffusion-weighted magnetic resonance imaging correlate with clinical outcome. Ann Neurol 1997;42(2):164-70
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/9266725


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Contact Helena Lau,
Call: 617.414.1171
Fax: 617.638.5354
stroke@bmc.org or
hlau@bu.edu


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