Edgar Samaniego, MD, MS

Portrait
Clinical Assistant Professor of Neurology
Clinical Assistant Professor of Radiology
Clinical Assistant Professor of Neurosurgery

Contact Information

Primary Office
200 Hawkins Dr.
Iowa City, IA 52242
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Education

MD, Neurology, Universidad Central del Ecuador
MS, Neurology, University of Wisconsin
Internship, Neurology, Medical College of Wisconsin
Resident, Neurology, University of Wisconsin
Fellow, Vascular Neurology, Stanford University
Fellow, Neurocritical Care, Stanford University
Fellow, Neurointerventional Surgery, Baptist Cardiac and Vascular Institute

Publications

Samaniego, E. A., Abdo, G., Hanel, R. A., Lima, A., Ortega-Gutierrez, S. & Dabus, G. (2016). Endovascular treatment of PICA aneurysms with a Low-profile Visualized Intraluminal Support (LVIS Jr) device. Journal of Neurointerventional Surgery, 8(10), 1030–1033. PMID: 26534868.

Samaniego, E. A., Kalousek, V., Abdo, G. & Ortega-Gutierrez, S. (2016). Preliminary experience with Precipitating Hydrophobic Injectable Liquid (PHIL) in treating cerebral AVMs. Journal of Neurointerventional Surgery. PMID: 26819446.

Zanaty, M., Daou, B., Chalouhi, N., Starke, R., Samaniego, E., Derdeyn, C., Jabbour, P. & Hasan, D. (2016). Same-Day Discharge After Treatment with the Pipeline Embolization Device Using Monitored Anesthesia Care. World Neurosurgery, 96, 31–35. DOI: 10.1016/j.wneu.2016.08.050.

Samaniego, E. A. (2016). ¿Cuáles son las indicaciones de la angiografía digital, angiotomografía o angiorresonancia en las fase aguda del icus? Pros y contras de cada técnica. In D. A. Godoy (Eds.) El libro de los interrogantes acerca del ACV. pp. 117-122. Distribuna.

Samaniego, E. A., Martínez-Galdámez, M. & Abdo, G. (2015). Treatment of direct carotid-cavernous fistulas with a double lumen balloon. Journal of neurointerventional surgery. PMID: 25878067.

Samaniego, E. A., Katzen, B. T., Kreusch, A. S. & Uthoff, H. (2015). Endovascular Treatment of Proximal Aortic Arch Lesions through a Retrograde Approach. Interventional neurology, 3(1), 41-7. PMID: 25999991.

Samaniego, E. A., Paez, D. J. & Paez, R. (2014). Imagen en accidentes cerebrovasculares. In R. Páez Z , B. Boleaga-Duráan & Pontificia Universidad Católica del Ecuador (Eds.) Neurorradiologi´a diagno´stica y terapeu´tica. Quito: Pontificia Universidad Cato´lica del Ecuador.

Dabus, G., Linfante, I. & Samaniego, E. A. (2013). De novo pseudoaneurysm formation after angioplasty and stenting of posterior circulation intracranial atherosclerotic disease: mechanism, characterization with intravascular ultrasound and management considerations. Journal of neurointerventional surgery, 5(5), 447-51. PMID: 22892180.

Samaniego, E. A., Abrams, K. J., Dabus, G., Starr, R. & Linfante, I. (2013). Severe venous congestive encephalopathy secondary to a dialysis arteriovenous graft. Journal of neurointerventional surgery, 5(5), e37. PMID: 22904102.

Samaniego, E. A., Tari-Capone, F., Linfante, I., Silva, C. F., Spilberg, G., Gounis, M., Wakhloo, A. K. & Dabus, G. (2013). Wingspan experience in the treatment of symptomatic intracranial atherosclerotic disease after antithrombotic failure. Journal of neurointerventional surgery, 5(4), 302-5. PMID: 22544819.

Samaniego, E. A., Dabus, G., Generoso, G. M., Tari-Capone, F., Fuentes, K. & Linfante, I. (2013). Postpartum cerebral angiopathy treated with intra-arterial nicardipine and intravenous immunoglobulin. Journal of neurointerventional surgery, 5(3), e12. PMID: 22345147.

Samaniego, E. A., Dabus, G., Raju, R., Tsoukas, A. I. & Linfante, I. (2013). Intracranial angioplasty and stenting through direct carotid puncture. Journal of neuroimaging : official journal of the American Society of Neuroimaging, 23(2), 207-10. PMID: 22082129.

Dabus, G., Pryor, J., Spilberg, G., Samaniego, E. A. & Nogueira, R. G. (2013). Embolization of intra-axial hypervascular tumors with Onyx: report of three cases. Journal of neurointerventional surgery, 5(2), 177-80. PMID: 22266792.

Samaniego, E. A. (2013). Therapeutic hypothermia in acute stroke. In F. Sadaka (Eds.) Therapeutic hypothermia in brain injury. InTech.

Wakhloo, A. K., Linfante, I., Silva, C. F., Samaniego, E. A., Dabus, G., Etezadi, V., Spilberg, G. & Gounis, M. J. (2012). Closed-cell stent for coil embolization of intracranial aneurysms: clinical and angiographic results. AJNR. American journal of neuroradiology, 33(9), 1651-6. PMID: 22492570.

Cheng-Ching, E., Samaniego, E. A., Naravetla, B. R., Zaidat, O. O. & Hussain, M. S. (2012). Update on pharmacology of antiplatelets, anticoagulants, and thrombolytics. Neurology, 79(13 Suppl 1), S68-76. PMID: 23008416.

Samaniego, E. A., Tari-Capone, F., Linfante, I. & Greene, J. G. (2012). Percutaneous treatment of cervical and lumbar disc herniations. MedLink Neurology.

Linfante, I., Tari Capone, F., Dabus, G., Gonzalez-Arias, S., Lau, P. E. & Samaniego, E. A. (2012). Spinal arteriovenous malformation associated with spinal metameric syndrome: a treatable cause of long-term paraplegia?. Journal of neurosurgery. Spine, 16(4), 408-13. PMID: 22225485.

Samaniego, E. A., Linfante, I. & Dabus, G. (2012). Intra-arterial thrombolysis: tissue plasminogen activator and other thrombolytic agents. Techniques in vascular and interventional radiology, 15(1), 41-6. PMID: 22464301.

Samaniego, E. A., Dabus, G. & Linfante, I. (2012). Techniques and results: intracranial stenting. Techniques in vascular and interventional radiology, 15(1), 60-7. PMID: 22464304.

Samaniego, E., Linfante, I. & Dabus, G. (2012). Techniques for the diagnosis of vertebral artery origin stenosis and considerations for determining treatment and timing. Interventional Cardiology (London), 4(4), 419–427. DOI: 10.2217/ica.12.33.

Samaniego, E. A., Dabus, G., Fuentes, K. & Linfante, I. (2011). Endovascular treatment of severe vasospasm in nonaneurysmal perimesencephalic subarachnoid hemorrhage. Neurocritical care, 15(3), 537-41. PMID: 21528398.

Samaniego, E. A., Dabus, G., Andreone, V. & Linfante, I. (2011). Rare anatomical variations of persistent trigeminal artery in two patients with non-aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage. Journal of neurointerventional surgery, 3(3), 282-4. PMID: 21990842.

Linfante, I., Samaniego, E. A., Geisbüsch, P. & Dabus, G. (2011). Self-expandable stents in the treatment of acute ischemic stroke refractory to current thrombectomy devices. Stroke; a journal of cerebral circulation, 42(9), 2636-8. PMID: 21719774.

Samaniego, E. A., Mlynash, M., Caulfield, A. F., Eyngorn, I. & Wijman, C. A. (2011). Sedation confounds outcome prediction in cardiac arrest survivors treated with hypothermia. Neurocritical care, 15(1), 113-9. PMID: 20680517.

Samaniego, E. A., Dabus, G. & Linfante, I. (2011). Avoiding complications in neurosurgical interventional procedures. Journal of neurosurgical sciences, 55(1), 71-80. PMID: 21464811.

Samaniego, E. A., Persoon, S. & Wijman, C. A. (2011). Prognosis after cardiac arrest and hypothermia: a new paradigm. Current neurology and neuroscience reports, 11(1), 111-9. PMID: 20927660.

Samaniego, E. A., Dabus, G. & Linfante, I. (2011). Stenting in the treatment of acute ischemic stroke: literature review. Frontiers in neurology, 2, 76. PMID: 22163225.

Samaniego, E. A., Wijman, C. A. (2011). Clinical Syndromes. In Neurocritical Review Course. (2011) Neurocritical Review Course Syllabus.

Samaniego, E., Linfante, I. & Dabus, G. (2011). Endovascular treatment of a post-tonsillectomy hemorrhage due to a pseudoaneurysm of the ascending palatine artery. International Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology Extra, 6(4), 363–365. DOI: 10.1016/j.pedex.2011.04.001.

Samaniego, E. A., Stuckert, E., Fischbein, N. & Wijman, C. A. (2010). Crossed cerebellar diaschisis in status epilepticus. Neurocritical care, 12(1), 88-90. PMID: 19967565.

Samaniego, E. A., Wijman, C. A. (2010). Clinical Syndromes. In Neurocritical Review Course. (2010) Neurocritical Review Course Syllabus.

Samaniego, E. A. (2010). Interacciones medicamentosas. In Fundamentos de farmacologica medica. pp. 85. Casa de la Cultura Ecuatoriana.

Samaniego, E. A. (2010). Anestesicos locales. In Fundamentos de farmacologica medica. pp. 877. Casa de la Cultura Ecuatoriana.

Samaniego, E. A. (2010). Drogas antiepilepticas. In Fundamentos de farmacologica medica. pp. 793. Casa de la Cultura Ecuatoriana.

Samaniego, E. A. (2010). Antibióticos Betalactamicos. In Fundamentos de farmacologica medica. pp. 1071. Casa de la Cultura Ecuatoriana.

Samaniego, E. A., Kim, M. A. & Wijman, C. A. (2009). Fatal massive cerebral air embolism in a lung transplant patient. Neurocritical care, 11(3), 381-3. PMID: 19649748.

Samaniego, E. A., Lansberg, M. G., DeGeorgia, M., Venkatasubramanian, C. & Wijman, C. A. (2009). Favorable outcome from a locked-in state despite extensive pontine infarction by MRI. Neurocritical care, 11(3), 369-71. PMID: 19707888.

Samaniego, E. A., Hetzel, S., Thirunarayanan, S., Aagaard-Kienitz, B., Turk, A. S. & Levine, R. (2009). Outcome of symptomatic intracranial atherosclerotic disease. Stroke; a journal of cerebral circulation, 40(9), 2983-7. PMID: 19556534.

Sheth, R. D., Samaniego, E. A. (2008). Do central nervous system stimulants lower seizure threshold?. In A. M. Kanner , S. C. Schachter (Eds.) Psychiatric controversies in epilepsy. pp. Chapter 18. San Diego: Elsevier.

Samaniego, E. A., Sheth, R. D. (2007). Bone consequences of epilepsy and antiepileptic medications. Seminars in pediatric neurology, 14(4), 196-200. PMID: 18070676.

Dulli, D., Samaniego, E. A. (2007). Inpatient and community ischemic strokes in a university hospital. Neuroepidemiology, 28(2), 86-92. PMID: 17230028.

Samaniego, E. A. (2005). Interacciones medicamentosas. In Fundamentos de farmacologica medica. pp. 81. Casa de la Cultura Ecuatoriana.

Samaniego, E. A. (2005). Antibióticos Betalactamicos. In Fundamentos de farmacologica medica. pp. 1077. Casa de la Cultura Ecuatoriana.

Samaniego, E. A. (2005). Pasos para acceder a la residencia universitaria en medicina en los Estados Unidos. Rev Metro Ciencia, 14(3), 158-161.

Samaniego, E. A. (2004). Gamma delta T-cell activation with nitrogen containing bisphosphonates. Madision, WI: University of Wisconsin-Madison.

Samaniego, E. A. (1998). Lo moral y lo amoral. Palestra, 1(1), 12-13.