Clinical Support for the NICO Myriad™

(Published/Presented Clinical Data Last Updated 5/12/17)

Concept for Narrow Corridor Application

  1. McLaughlin N, Filho LFSD, Prevedello DM, Kelly DF, Carrau RL, Kassam AB. Side-cutting aspiration device for endoscopic and microscopic tumor removal. J Neurol Surg B. 2013; 73:11-20. https://dx.doi.org/10.1055/s-0032-1304834

Economic Impact

  1. Kumar R, Alkherayf FA, Labib M, Kassam AB. Analysis of surgical precision and efficiency (biometrics) in resection of intracranial neoplasms. Poster #1649 presented at: 2013 Congress of Neurological Surgeons Annual Meeting; October 19-23, 2013; San Francisco, CA. http://2013.cns.org/posterbrowser.aspx

Endonasal & Transsphenoidal Applications

  1. Clark JV, Mandpe AH, Weber PB, Vogel H, Leng LZ. The unusual presentation of a myxoma within the sphenoid sinus: case report and review of literature. World Neurosurgery. 2017; 103: 951 e5-951 e12. https://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.wneu.2017.04.019.
  2. Farrell CJ, Nyquist GG, Farag AA, Rosen MR, Evans JJ. Principles of Pituitary Surgery. Otolaryngol Clin N Am. 2016;49:95-106. https://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.otc.2015.09.005
  3. Banu MA, Mehta A, Ottenhausen M, et al. Endoscope-assisted endonasal versus supraorbital keyhole resection of olfactory groove meningiomas: comparison and combination of 2 minimally invasive approaches. Journal of Neurosurgery. 2015; 124(3): 605-620. https://dx.doi.org/10.3171/2015.1.JNS141884
  4.  Yadav YR, Nishtha Y, Vijay P, Shailendra R, Yatin K. Endoscopic endonasal trans-sphenoid management of craniopharyngiomas. Asian Journal of Neurosurgery. 2015; 10(1). https://dx.doi.org/10.4103/1793-5482.151502
  5. Christian E, Harris B, Wrobel B, Zada G. Endoscopic endonasal transphenoidal surgery: implementation of an operative and perioperative checklist. 2014; 37(4). https://dx.doi.org/10.3171/2014.7.FOCUS14360
  6. Garcia-Navarro V, Lancman G, Guerrero-Maldonado A, Anand VK, Schwartz TH. Use of a side-cutting aspiration device for resection of tumors during endoscopic endonasal approaches. Neurosurg Focus. 2011; 30(4):E13. https://dx.doi.org/10.3171/2011.1.FOCUS10302

Endoscopic Applications

  1. Moore RJ, Scherer A, Fulkerson DH. Frontal burr hole approach for neuroendoscopic resection of craniopharyngioma with the NICO Myriad device: report of two cases. Childs Nerv Syst. 2017; 33(4): 659-664. https://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00381-017-3386-1
  2. Chau AMT, Davidson AS. Side-cutting aspiration device (NICO Myriad) for the minimally-invasive resection of deep intracranial lesions. Presented at Asian Australasian Congress of Neurological Surgeons. April 2015.
  3. Di Leva A, Tam M, Tschabitscher M, Cusimano MD. A journey into the technical evolution of neuroendoscopy. World Neurosurgery. Journal of Neurosurgery. 2014; 82(6): e777-e789. https://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.wneu.2014.09.005
  4. McLaughlin N, Kelly DF, Prevedello DM, Carrau RL, Kassam AB. Hemostasis management during completely endoscopic removal of a highly vascular intraparenchymal brain tumor: technique assessment. J Neurol Surg Part A. 2014; 75:42-47. https://dx.doi.org/10.1055/s-0032-1325631
  5. Olson SL, Davis B, Garcia-Redmond J, Nichols P, Granger A, Xia MA. A novel way to remove pineal tumor using AxiEM electro-magnetic navigation via endoscopy and the NICO Myriad side cutting aspiration device. Stereotact Funct Neurosurg. Session Radiosurgery and Brain Tumors, Presentation 34. 2013; 91(suppl 1):1-334.
  6. Albright AL, Okechi H. Use of the NICO Myriad device for tumor and cyst removals in a developing country. Childs Nerv Syst. 2012;28:599-604. https://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00381-012-1720-1
  7. Dlouhy BJ, Dahdaleh NS, Greenlee JDW. Emerging technology in intracranial neuroendoscopy: application of the NICO Myriad. Neurosurg Focus. 2011; 30(4):E6. https://dx.doi.org/10.3171/2011.2.FOCUS10312
  8. Fernandez-Miranda JC, Engh JA, Pathak SK, et al. High-definition fiber tracking guidance for intraparenchymal endoscopic port surgery. Journal of Neurosurgery. 2010; 113(5): 990-999. https://dx.doi.org/10.3171/2009.10.JNS09933

Skull Base Applications

  1. Tang D, Lobo BC, D’Anza B, Woodard T, Sindwani R. Advances in Microdebrider Technology: Improving Functionality and Expanding Utility. Otolaryngol Clin N Am. 2017; 10 pages AOP. https://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.otc.2017.01.009
  2. Kassam A, Corsten M, Rovin R. Chapter 19: The expanded endonasal approach to skull base meningiomas. P. Cappabianca et al. (eds.), Midline Skull Base Surgery. 2016; 215-221. https://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-21533-4_19
  3. Filho LFSD, Prevedello DM, Patel MR, Otto BA, Carrau RL. Perioperative considerations: planning, intraoperative and postoperative management. Curr Otorhinolaryngol Rep. 2013; 1(4): 183-190. https://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s40136-013-0030-9
  4. Patel SK, Husain Q, Kuperan AB, Eloy JA, Liu JK. Utility of a rotation-suction microdebrider for tumor removal in endoscopic endonasal skull base surgery. Journal of Clin Neurosci. 2013; 21(1): 142-147. https://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jocn.2013.02.031

Technical Review

  1. Mohanty A. The current role of endoscopes in intracranial tumor surgery. J Neurosci Rural Practice. 2013; 4(1): 3-5. https://dx.doi.org/10.4103/0976-3147.105599

Unique Applications

  1. Pipsipati S, Smith KA, Shah K, Ebersole K, Chamoun RB, Camarata PJ. Intracerebral laser interstitial thermal therapy followed by tumor resection to minimize cerebral edema. Neurosurgical Focus. 2016; 41(4):E13. https://dx.doi.org/10.3171/2016.7.FOCUS16224
  2. Goodwin CR, Sankey EW, Jusue-Torres I, et al. The use of an aspirating/resecting device to reduce stoma closure following endoscopic third ventriculostomy for aqueductal stenosis. Operative Neurosurgery. 2015; 11(4): 512-517. https://dx.doi.org/10.1227/NEU.0000000000000920
  3. Schwartz MS, Lekovic GP. Use of a reciprocating suction microdebrider for resection via the middle fossa approach of acoustic neuromas with significant cerebellopontine angle extension. J Neurol Surg B. 2012; 73-A297. https://dx.doi.org/10.1055/s-0032-1312345

Ventriculoscopic Applications

  1. Latif AMA, Souweidane MM. Extruded contents of colloid cysts after endoscopic removal. Journal of Neurosurgery. 2016; 125(3): 570-575. https://dx.doi.org/10.3171/2015.6.JNS142676
  2. Santos MM, Souweidane MM. Purely endoscopic resection of a choroid plexus papilloma of the third ventricle: case report. Journal of Neurosurgery. 2015; 16(1): 54-57. https://dx.doi.org/10.3171/2014.12.PEDS14287
  3. Mohanty A, Thompson BJ, Patterson J. Initial experience with endoscopic side cutting aspiration system in pure neuroendoscopic excision of large intraventricular tumors. World Neurosurgery. 2013; 80(5): 655 e.15-655 e.21. https://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.wneu.2012.11.070
  4. Bahuleyan B, Fisher W, Robinson S, Cohen AR. Endoscopic transventricular selective amygdalohippocampectomy: cadaveric demonstration of a new operative approach. World Neurosurgery. 2013; July-Aug:80(1-2):178-82. https://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.wneu.2012.10.005
  5. Nduom EKE, Sribnick EA, Ormond DR, Hadjipanayis CG. Neuroendoscopic resection of intraventricular tumors and cysts through a working channel with a variable aspiration tissue resector: a feasibility and safety study. Minimally Invasive Surgery. 2013; 2013:8 pages. https://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2013/471805
  6. McLaughlin N, Prevedello DM, Engh J, Kelly DF, Kassam AB. Endoneurosurgical resection of intraventricular and intraparenchymal lesions using the port technique. World Neurosurgery. 2013; 79(2 Supplement 18): e1-e8. https://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.wneu.2012.02.022

Minimally Invasive Applications

  1. Hong CS, Prevedello DM, Elder JB. Comparison of endoscope-versus microscope-assisted resection of deep-seated intracranial lesions using a minimally invasive port retractor system. J Neurosurg. 2016; 124(3): 799-810. http://dx.doi.org/10.3171/2015.1.JNS141113

Animal Research

  1. Packer RA, Engel S. Onscreen-guided brain tumor resection through registration of a variable-suction tissue resection device with a neuronavigation system. Presented at the Annual Forum of the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine. June 4, 2015. J Vet Intern Med. 2015; 29(4):1257-1283. https://dx.doi.org/10.1111/jvim.13002
  2. Packer RA, Engel S. Technical report: registration of a variable-suction tissue resection device with a neuronavigation system for onscreen-guided brain tumor resection. Presented at 2014 Vet Cancer Society Meeting.
  3. Thomovsky SA, Packer RA, Lambrechts NE, Moore GE. Canine intervertebral disc fenestration using a vacuum-assisted tissue resection device. Veterinary Surgery. 2012; 41(8):1011-1017. https://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1532-950X.2012.01060.x