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Boston Medical Center
72 E. Concord St., C-3
Boston, MA 02118

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Fax: (617) 638-8465

Erica Camargo, MD, MSc, PhD

Medical School

Faculdade de Medicina da Universidade de São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil

Doctorate, Faculdade de Medicina da Universidade de São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil
Masters in Science, Harvard Medical School, Boston MA

Neurology, Massachusetts General Hospital/Brigham & Womens Hospital, Boston, MA


Vascular Neurology, Boston Medical Center/ Boston University
Spotrias Stroke, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA

Current Position
Instructor, Harvard Medical School
Assistant Neurologist, Massachusetts General Hospital


Greer D, Scripko P, Bartscher J, Sims J, Camargo E, Singhal A, Parides M, Furie K. Clinical MRI Interpretation for Outcome Prediction in Cardiac Arrest. Neurocrit Care 2012 May 8.

González RG, Lev MH, Goldmacher GV, Smith WS, Payabvash S, Harris GJ, Halpern EF, Koroshetz WJ, Camargo EC, Dillon WP, Furie KL. Improved Outcome Prediction Using CT Angiography in Addition to Standard Ischemic Stroke Assessment: Results from the STOPStroke Study. PLoS One 2012;7(1):e30352.

Greer D, Scripko P, Bartscher J,Sims J, Camargo E, Singhal A, Furie K. Serial MRI changes in comatose cardiac arrest patients. Neurocritical Care 2011;14(1):61-67. 
Silva GS, Lima FO, Camargo EC, Smith WS, Lev MH, Harris GJ, Halpern EF, Koroshetz W, Furie KL . Gender differences in outcomes after ischemic stroke: role of ischemic lesion volume and intracranial large-artery occlusion. . Cerebrovascular Diseases 2010;30(5):470-475.

Silva GS, Lima FO, Camargo ECS, Smith WS, Singhal AB, Greer DM, Ay H, Lev MH, Harris GJ, Halpern EF, Sonni S, Koroshetz WJ, Furie KL. Wake-Up Stroke: Clinical and Neuroimaging Characteristics. Cerebrovasc Dis 2010;29(4):336-342.

Lima FO, Lev MH, Levy RA, Silva GS, Ebril M, de Camargo EC, Pomerantz S, Singhal AB, Greer DM, Ay H, Gonzalez RG, Koroshetz WJ, Smith WS, Furie KL. Functional contrast-enhanced CT for evaluation of acute ischemic stroke does not increase the risk of contrast induced nephropathy. Am J Neuroradiol 2010;31(5):817-821.

Lima FO, Furie KL, Silva GS, Lev MH, Camargo EC, Singhal AB, Harris GJ, Halpern EF, Koroshetz WJ, Smith WS, Yoo AJ, Nogueira RG. The pattern of leptomeningeal collaterals on CT angiography is a strong predictor of long-term functional outcome in stroke patients with large vessel intracranial occlusion. Stroke 2010;41(10):2316-2322. 
Goldmakher GV, Camargo EC, Furie KL, Singhal AB, Roccatagliata L, Halpern EF, Chou MJ, Biagini T, Smith WS, Harris GJ, Dillon WP, Gonzalez RG, Koroshetz WJ, Lev MH. Hyperdense basilar artery sign on unenhanced CT predicts thrombus and outcome in acute posterior circulation stroke. Stroke 2009;40(1):134-139.

Smith WS, Lev MH, English JD, Camargo EC, Chou M, Johnston SC, Gonzalez G, Schaefer PW, Dillon WP, Koroshetz WJ, Furie KL. Significance of Large Vessel Intracranial Occlusion Causing Acute Ischemic Stroke and TIA. Stroke 2009;40(12):3834-3840. 
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):303-307.

Camargo EC, Furie KL, Singhal AB, Roccatagliata L, Cunnane ME, Halpern EF, Harris GJ, Smith WS, Gonzalez RG, Koroshetz WJ, Lev MH. Acute brain infarct: detection and delineation with CT angiographic source images versus nonenhanced CT scans. Radiology 2007;244(2):541-548.

Amorim BJ, Camargo EC, Etchebehere EC. Regional CBF changes in Parkinson's disease: the importance of functional neuroimaging analyses. Eur J Nucl Med Mol Imaging 2007;34(9):1455-1457.

Anghinah R, Camargo EC, Braga NI, Waksman S, Nitrini R. Generalized periodic EEG activity in two cases of neurosyphilis. Arq Neuropsiquiatr. 2006;64(1):122-124.

Camargo EC, Massaro AR, Bacheschi LA, D'Amico EA, Villaça PR, Bassitt RP, Gualandro SF, Bendit I, Scaff M. Ethnic differences in cerebral venous thrombosis. Cerebrovasc Dis 2005;19(3):147-151.

Camargo EC, Koroshetz WJ. Neuroimaging of ischemia and infarction . NeuroRx 2005;2(2):265-276.

Camargo EC, Bacheschi LA, Massaro AR. Stroke in Latin America. Neuroimaging Clin N Am. 2005;15(2):283-296. 
Camargo ECS. Homocysteine and Alzheimer's disease [In Portuguese]. Alzheimer Hoje. 2002;3:8-12.

Camargo EC, Bacheschi LA. [Cerebral venous thrombosis: how to identify it?]. Rev Assoc Med Bras. 2001;47(4):278. 
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):229-233.


Camargo ECS, Bacheschi LA. Cerebral venous thrombosis. [In Portuguese]. In: Emergências em Neurologia e Neurocirurgia. Aguiar PHP Pereira CU, Andrade Filho AS (editors). Rio de Janeiro, Brazil: Editora Revinter;2003. p. 241-248.

Massaro AR, Dutra AP, Camargo ECS. Cerebral Venous Thrombosis. [In Portuguese]. In: Condutas em Neurologia 2005. Nitrini R, Rabello GD, Fortini I, Caramelli P, Calderaro M (editors). São Paulo, Brazil: Kraft Gráfica e Editora;2005. p. 125-134.

Massaro AR, Silva GS, Camargo ECS. Cerebral Venous Thrombosis. [In Portuguese]. In: Atualização terapêutica: manual prático de diagnóstico e tratamento. Borges DR, Rothschild HA (editors). São Paulo, Brazil: Editora Artes Médicas;2005. p. 1049-1051.

Singhal AB, de Camargo ECS, Lev MH. The Utility of Multimodal CT in Cerebrovascular Disease. First Indo-US Joint Stroke Symposium. Singh V, Padma MV (editors). 2006.

Camargo ECS, Gonzales G, Gonzalez RG, Lev MH. Unenhanced Computed Tomography (CT). In: Acute Ischemic Stroke Imaging and Intervention. Gonzalez RG, Hirsh JA, Koroshetz WJ, Lev MH, Schaefer P (editors). New York (NY): Springer;2006.

Massaro AR, Silva GS, Camargo ECS. Cerebral Venous Thrombosis [In Portuguese]. In: Atualização Terapêutica 2007: Manual prático de diagnóstico e tratamento. Borges DR, Rothschild HA (editors). São Paulo, Brazil: Artes Médicas Ltda;2007. p. 1100-1103.
Camargo ECS, Furie KL. Carotid Vulnerable Plaque. In: The Vulnerable Plaque. Waksman R, Serruys PW, Schaar J (editors). London, England: Taylor & Francis Ltd.;2007. p. 75-86.

Greer DM, Kamalian S, Camargo EC, Silverman SB, Mitha AP, Kinnecom CE, Sanborn DY, Greenberg SM, Ogilvy CS, Lev MH, Kistler JP, Furie KL . Cerebrovascular Disease. . In: Atlas of Clinical Neurology. Rosenberg RN (editor). Philadelphia, PA: Current Medicine Group;2009. p. 133-214 .

Camargo ECS, Samuels MA. Cardiac and autonomic manifestations of stroke (in press). In: Caplan LR, Mohr JP, van Gijn J, editors. Stroke Syndromes. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press;2012. .


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