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Christopher Loftus
M.D.
  • Professor
  • Department Chairperson, Neurological Surgery
  • Neurological Surgery
  • Neurology
Specialties
Aneurysms, Stroke, Carotid Artery Surgery, Vascular Malformations
Board Certifications
  • Neurological Surgery - General Cert: American Board of Neurological Surgery
Publications

Armored brainChaudhry,F. S.; Biller,J.; Loftus,C. M.; Braca Iii,J. A.Arquivos de Neuro-Psiquiatria 2013 ;71(10):823-282X20130131

Should We Adopt Micro-Interintimal Dissection: A Novel and Worthwhile Advance in Carotid Surgery Technique, and Will It Prevent Restenosis and Early Neurological Deficits?Ackerman,P. D.; Loftus,C. M.World neurosurgery 2013 ; ( ):

Tips, Tricks, Subtleties, and Superiority of Carotid Artery SurgeryLoftus,C.World neurosurgery 2013 ; ( ):

Acute bacterial inflammation of the mouse prostateBoehm,B. J.; Colopy,S. A.; Jerde,T. J.; Loftus,C. J.; Bushman,W.The Prostate 2012 ;72(3):307-317

Mortality rates for giant aneurysmsHakma,Z.; Ramaswamy,R.; Loftus,C. M.ACTA NEUROCHIRURGICA 2011 ;153(8):1621-1623

A murine model of hypertonic saline as a treatment for acute spinal cord injury: effects on autonomic outcomeLevene,H. B.; Elliott,M. B.; Gaughan,J. P.; Loftus,C. M.; Tuma,R. F.; Jallo,J. I.Journal of neurosurgery.Spine 2011 ;14(1):131-138

The combination of selective inhibition of the cannabinoid CB1 receptor and activation of the cannabinoid CB2 receptor yields improved attenuation of motor and autonomic deficits in a mouse model of spinal cord injuryHeller,J. E.; Baty,D. E.; Zhang,M.; Li,H.; Adler,M.; Ganea,D.; Gaughan,J.; Loftus,C. M.; Jallo,J. I.; Tuma,R. F.Clinical neurosurgery 2009 ;56( ):84-92

CommentaryLoftus,C. M.Surgical neurology 2009 ; ( ):

The timing of carotid endarterectomy post strokeBaron,E. M.; Baty,D. E.; Loftus,C. M.Neurosurgery clinics of North America 2008 ;19(3):425-32, v

Cannabinoid CB2 receptor activation attenuates motor and autonomic function deficits in a mouse model of spinal cord injuryBaty,D. E.; Zhang,M.; Li,H.; Erb,C. J.; Adler,M. W.; Ganea,D.; Loftus,C. M.; Jallo,J. I.; Tuma,R. F.Clinical neurosurgery 2008 ;55( ):172-177

Small mammal MRI imaging in spinal cord injury: a novel practical technique for using a 1.5 T MRILevene,H. B.; Mohamed,F. B.; Faro,S. H.; Seshadri,A. B.; Loftus,C. M.; Tuma,R. F.; Jallo,J. I.Journal of neuroscience methods 2008 ;172(2):245-249

Method to perform IV injections on mice using the facial veinLevene,H. B.; Zhang,M.; Erb,C. J.; Jallo,J. I.; Loftus,C. M.; Tuma,R. F.Journal of neuroscience methods 2007 ;164(2):304-307

Hypertonic saline as a treatment for acute spinal cord injury: effects on somatic and autonomic outcomes as observed in a mouse modelLevene,H. B.; Erb,C. J.; Gaughan,J. P.; Loftus,C. M.; Tuma,R. F.; Jallo,J. I.Clinical neurosurgery 2007 ;54( ):213-219

Hypertonic saline: a clinical reviewTyagi,R.; Donaldson,K.; Loftus,C. M.; Jallo,J.Neurosurgical review 2007 ;30(4):277-89; discussion 289-90

Anterior approach to the subaxial cervical spine in children: a brief reviewBaron,E. M.; Loftus,C. M.; Vaccaro,A. R.; Dominique,D. A.Neurosurgical Focus 2006 ;20(2):E4

The timing of carotid endarterectomy post strokeBaron,E. M.; Baty,D. E.; Loftus,C. M.Neurologic clinics 2006 ;24(4):669-680

Neuroendoscopy for spinal disorders: a brief reviewBaron,E. M.; Levene,H. B.; Heller,J. E.; Jallo,J. I.; Loftus,C. M.; Dominique,D. A.Neurosurgical Focus 2005 ;19(6):E5

Cervical carotid revascularization: indications from a surgical perspectiveSnell,B. E.; Loftus,C. M.Neurosurgery clinics of North America 2005 ;16(2):257-8, viii

Request form history, clinical indication, and yield of brain magnetic resonance studiesPack,J. R.; Yuh,W. T.; Sonnad,J. R.; Maley,J. E.; Petropoulou,K.; Wegner,K. F.; Loftus,C. M.; Mayr,N. A.; Whitehead,D. P.; Maier,G. J.Journal of magnetic resonance imaging : JMRI 2004 ;20(2):228-232

Qualitative assessment of cervical spinal stenosis: observer variability on CT and MR imagesStafira,J. S.; Sonnad,J. R.; Yuh,W. T.; Huard,D. R.; Acker,R. E.; Nguyen,D. L.; Maley,J. E.; Ramji,F. G.; Li,W. B.; Loftus,C. M.AJNR.American journal of neuroradiology 2003 ;24(4):766-769

Pros, cons, and current indications of open craniotomy versus gamma knife in the treatment of arteriovenous malformations and the role of endovascular embolizationSurdell,D. L.,Jr; Bhattacharjee,S.; Loftus,C. M.Neurological research 2002 ;24(4):347-353

Education
Medical School
  • SUNY Downstate Medical Center College of Medicine
Residency
  • Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center/Neurological Institute of New York, Neurological Surgery