Clinical Support for the NICO Myriad™

(Published/Presented Clinical Data Last Updated 03/15/18)

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. Lang M, Habboub G, Moore NZ, Recinos VMR, Mohammadi AM, Nagel S, et al. Neuroendoscopic evacuation of intraventricular empyema using a side-cutting aspiration device. Journal of Clinical Neuroscience. 2018; 47: 323-327. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jocn.2017.09.029
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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