Clinical Support for the NICO Myriad™

(Published/Presented Clinical Data Last Updated 02/27/20)

Open Procedures

  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. 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
  3. 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.
  4. 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
  5. 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

Endonasal & Transsphenoidal Applications

  1. Forbes JA, Ordonez-Rubiano EG, Tomasiewicz HC, Banu MA, Younus I, Dobri GA, et al. Endonasal endoscopic Transsphenoidal resection of intrinsic third ventricular craniopharyngioma: surgical results. Journal of Neurosurgery. 2018; AOP. https://dx.doi.org/10.3171/2018.5.JNS18198
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. Christian E, Harris B, Wrobel B, Zada G. Endoscopic endonasal transphenoidal surgery:
    implementation of an operative and perioperative checklist. Neurosurgical Focus. 2014; 37(4). https://dx.doi.org/10.3171/2014.7.FOCUS14360
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. Dlouhy BJ, Dahdaleh NS, Greenlee JDW. Emerging technology in intracranial neuroendoscopy: application of the NICO Myriad. Neurosurgical Focus. 2011; 30(4):E6.
    https://dx.doi.org/10.3171/2011.2.FOCUS10312
  13. 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. Neurosurgical Focus. 2011; 30(4):E13. https://dx.doi.org/10.3171/2011.1.FOCUS10302

Ventriculoscope

  1. Shao J, Witek A, Borghei-Razavi H, Bain M, Recinos PF. Endoscopic evacuation of intracerebral hematoma utilizing a side-cutting aspiration device. Operative Neurosurgery. 2019; AOP. https://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ons/opz309
  2. Song R, Nistal DA, Pan JS, Mocco J, Kellner C. Minimally invasive endoscopic evacuation of intracerebral hemorrhage is safe with the NICO Myriad. Abstract SO-044 presented at: 2019 World Intracranial Hemorrhage Conference. May 19-21, 2019; Granada, Spain. https://worldich.org/2019/scientific-information/abstract-e-book#.XSOGGOhKjnY
  3. Trelles M, Ahmed AK, Mitchell CH, Josue-Torres I, Rigamonti D, Blitz AM. Natural history of endoscopic third ventriculostomy in adults: serial evaluation with high-resolution CISS. American Journal of Neuro Radiology. 2019; 39(12):2231-2236. https://doi.org/10.3174/ajnr.A5861
  4. Chatrath A, Mastorakos P, Mehta GU, Wilderman M, Moosa S, Jane Jr. JA. Ganglioma arising from the septum pellucidum: case report and review of the literature. Pediatric Neurosurgery. 2019; 54:36-45. https://doi.org/10.1159/000495043
  5. Dakson A, McNeely P. NICO-assisted neuroendoscopic management of enlarging subependymal giant cell astrocytoma in tuberous sclerosis complex: a case report. Le Journal Canadian Des Sciences Neurologiques. 2018; Suppl 2(S28): P.050. https://doi.org/10.1017/cjn.2018.152
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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://doi.org/10.1227/NEU.0000000000000920
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. 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
  17. 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
  18. Dlouhy BJ, Dahdaleh NS, Greenlee JDW. Emerging technology in intracranial neuroendoscopy: application of the NICO Myriad. Neurosurgical Focus. 2011; 30(4):E6.
    https://dx.doi.org/10.3171/2011.2.FOCUS10312

Port Access

  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
  2. 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
  3. 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

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

Tissue

  1. Soroceanu L, Chang J, Sidorov M, Ayala AM, Zusman EE, Dickinson LD. Tissue extraction and preservation for glioblastoma specimens used for molecular oncology and personalized therapy studies. Presented at: 2017 Congress of Neurological Surgery Annual Meeting; October 7-11, 2017; Boston MA. https://www.cns.org/education/browse-type/abstracts-and-posters
  2. Cartwright M. Towards the Development of Personalized Medicine: A Novel Tissue Preservation System for the Automation and Standardization of Brain Tumor Harvesting in a Surgical Setting. FASEB Journal. 2017: 31(1): supplement lb516.
    http://www.fasebj.org/content/31/1_Supplement/lb516.abstract?sid=94be4899-a0b2-491e-89e1-5189dbe511f5

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