Publications

  1. Hata DJ, White EL Jr, Bridgeman MM, Gasson SL, Jones DS, Vicari BR, Van Siclen CP, Palmucci C, Marquez CP, Parkulo MA, Thielen KR, Nassar A. Performance Accuracy of a Laboratory-Developed Real-Time RT-PCR Method for Detection of SARS-CoV-2 in Self-Collected Saliva Specimens. Ann Clin Lab Sci. 2021 Nov; 51 (6):741-749
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  2. Carter RE, Theel ES, Breeher LE, Swift MD, Van Brunt NA, Smith WR, Blanchfield LL, Daugherty EA, Chapital AB, Matson KM, Bews KA, Johnson PW, Domnick RA, Joyce DE, Geyer HL, Granger D, Hilgart HR, Turgeon CT, Sanders KA, Matern D, Nassar A, Sampathkumar P, Hainy CM, Orford RR, Vachon CM, Didehban R, Morice WG, Ting HH, Williams AW, Gray RJ, Thielen KR, Farrugia G, Mayo Clinic Serology Screening Program Operations Team. Prevalence of SARS-CoV-2 Antibodies in a Multistate Academic Medical Center. Mayo Clin Proc. 2021 May; 96(5):1165-1174. Epub 2021 Mar 26.
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  3. Zorn CK, Pascual JM, Bosch W, Thiel DD, Francis D, Casler JD, Nassar A, Parkulo MA, Dunn AN, Waters TS, Hasse CH, Zargham B, Gross TL, Johnson CJ, Rigdon AW, Bruce CJ, Thielen KR. Addressing the Challenge of COVID-19: One Health Care Site's Leadership Response to the Pandemic. Mayo Clin Proc Innov Qual Outcomes. 2021 Feb; 5 (1):151-160 Epub 2020 Dec 14
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  4. Accurso JM, Clemens SA, Watson DM, Berg JW, Luetmer PH, Thielen KR, Kotsenas AL. Go Big or Go Home: Radiology IT Convergence. J Am Coll Radiol. 2020 Mar; 17 (3):433-437 Epub 2019 Nov 30
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  5. France TJ, Menaker R, Thielen KR. The Importance of a Radiologist-Administrator Partnership to Future Health Care. J Am Coll Radiol. 2019 Aug; 16 (8):1114-1118 Epub 2018 Dec 12
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  6. Rosebrock RE, Diehn FE, Luetmer PH, Wald JT, Lane JI, Morris JM, Lehman VT, Carr CM, Mokri B, Thielen KR. Penetrating Osseous Spicules Causing High-Flow Ventral CSF Leaks in the Setting of Relatively Low BMI : A Preliminary Study. Clin Neuroradiol. 2018 Dec; 28 (4):539-543 Epub 2017 May 16
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  7. Clark MS, Diehn FE, Verdoorn JT, Lehman VT, Liebo GB, Morris JM, Thielen KR, Wald JT, Kumar N, Luetmer PH. Prevalence of hyperdense paraspinal vein sign in patients with spontaneous intracranial hypotension without dural CSF leak on standard CT myelography. Diagn Interv Radiol. 2018 Jan-Feb; 24 (1):54-59
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  8. Brinjikji W, Iyer VN, Lanzino G, Thielen KR, Wood CP. Natural history of brain capillary vascular malformations in hereditary hemorrhagic telangiectasia patients. J Neurointerv Surg. 2017 Jan; 9 (1):26-28 Epub 2016 Feb 26
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  9. Verdoorn JT, Lehman VT, Liebo GB, Carr CM, Lane JI, Thielen KR, Wald JT, Diehn FE, Luetmer PH. A retrospective review of treatments and outcomes following spinal cerebrospinal fluid leaks identified at CT myelography Journal of Neurointerventional Surgery. 2016.
  10. McDonald RJ, McDonald JS, Kallmes DF, Lehman VT, Diehn FE, Wald JT, Thielen KR, Dispenzieri A, Luetmer PH. Effect of Systemic Therapies on Outcomes following Vertebroplasty among Patients with Multiple Myeloma. AJNR Am J Neuroradiol. 2016 Dec; 37 (12):2400-2406 Epub 2016 Oct 06
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  11. Brinjikji W, Iyer VN, Yamaki V, Lanzino G, Cloft HJ, Thielen KR, Swanson KL, Wood CP. Neurovascular Manifestations of Hereditary Hemorrhagic Telangiectasia: A Consecutive Series of 376 Patients during 15 Years. AJNR Am J Neuroradiol. 2016 Aug; 37 (8):1479-86 Epub 2016 Mar 24
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  12. Diehn FE, Maus TP, Morris JM, Carr CM, Kotsenas AL, Luetmer PH, Lehman VT, Thielen KR, Nassr A, Wald JT. Uncommon Manifestations of Intervertebral Disk Pathologic Conditions. Radiographics. 2016 May-Jun; 36: (3)801-23.
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  13. Verdoorn JT, Luetmer PH, Carr CM, Lane JI, Lehman VT, Morris JM, Thielen KR, Wald JT, Diehn FE. Predicting High-Flow Spinal CSF Leaks in Spontaneous Intracranial Hypotension Using a Spinal MRI-Based Algorithm: Have Repeat CT Myelograms Been Reduced? AJNR Am J Neuroradiol. 2016 Jan; 37 (1):185-8 Epub 2015 Sept 17
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  14. Tiegs-Heiden CA, Murthy NS, Geske JR, Diehn FE, Schueler BA, Wald JT, Kaufmann TJ, Lehman VT, Carr CM, Amrami KK, Morris JM, Thielen KR, Maus TP. Fluoroscopically guided transforaminal epidural steroid injections at a quaternary-care teaching institution: effect of trainee involvement and patient body mass index on fluoroscopy time and patient dose. Clin Radiol. 2016 Jan; 71: (1)e16-20.
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  15. McDonald RJ, McDonald JS, Kallmes DF, Jentoft ME, Murray DL, Thielen KR, Williamson EE, Eckel LJ. Intracranial Gadolinium Deposition after Contrast-enhanced MR Imaging. Radiology. 2015 Jun; 275 (3):772-82 Epub 2015 Mar 05
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  16. Orme NM, Rihal CS, Gulati R, Holmes DR Jr, Lennon RJ, Lewis BR, McPhail IR, Thielen KR, Pislaru SV, Sandhu GS, Singh M. Occupational health hazards of working in the interventional laboratory: a multisite case control study of physicians and allied staff. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2015 Mar 03; 65 (8):820-826
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  17. Thielen KR, Sillery JC, Morris JM, Hoxworth JM, Diehn FE, Wald JT, Rosebrock RE, Yu L, Luetmer PH. Ultrafast dynamic computed tomography myelography for the precise identification of high-flow cerebrospinal fluid leaks caused by spiculated spinal osteophytes. J Neurosurg Spine. 2015 Mar; 22(3):324-31. Epub 2015 Jan 02.
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  18. Shahgholi L, Yost KJ, Carter RE, Geske JR, Hagen CE, Amrami KK, Diehn FE, Kaufmann TJ, Morris JM, Murthy NS, Wald JT, Thielen KR, Kallmes DF, Maus TP. Correlation of the Patient Reported Outcomes Measurement Information System with legacy outcomes measures in assessment of response to lumbar transforaminal epidural steroid injections. AJNR Am J Neuroradiol. 2015 Mar; 36 (3):594-9 Epub 2015 Jan 22
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  19. Brinjikji W, Morris JM, Brown RD, Thielen KR, Wald JT, Giannini C, Cloft HJ, Wood CP. Neuroimaging Findings in Cardiac Myxoma Patients: A Single-Center Case Series of 47 Patients. Cerebrovasc Dis. 2015; 40: (1-2)35-44.
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  20. Murthy NS, Geske JR, Shelerud RA, Wald JT, Diehn FE, Thielen KR, Kaufmann TJ, Morris JM, Lehman VT, Amrami KK, Carter RE, Maus TP. The effectiveness of repeat lumbar transforaminal epidural steroid injections. Pain Med. 2014 Oct; 15(10):1686-94. Epub 2014 Jul 07.
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  21. Wald JT, Maus TP, Diehn FE, Kaufmann TJ, Morris JM, Murthy NS, Thielen KR. CT-guided cervical transforaminal epidural steroid injections: technical insights. J Neuroradiol. 2014 Jul; 41 (3):211-5 Epub 2013 Sept 26
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  22. El-Yahchouchi C, Wald J, Brault J, Geske J, Hagen C, Murthy N, Kaufmann T, Thielen K, Morris J, Diehn F, Amrami K, Carter R, Shelerud R, Maus T. Lumbar transforaminal epidural steroid injections: does immediate post-procedure pain response predict longer term effectiveness? Pain Med. 2014 Jun; 15(6):921-8. Epub 2014 Jan 21.
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  23. Wald JT, Geske JR, Diehn FE, Murthy NS, Kaufmann TJ, Thielen KR, Morris JM, Lehman VT, Maus TP. A practice audit of CT-guided injections of pars interarticularis defects in patients with axial low back pain: a primer for further investigation. Pain Med. 2014 May; 15: (5)745-50.
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  24. Lehman VT, Murphy RC, Kaufmann TJ, Diehn FE, Murthy NS, Wald JT, Thielen KR, Amrami KK, Morris JM, Maus TP. Frequency of discordance between facet joint activity on technetium Tc99m methylene diphosphonate SPECT/CT and selection for percutaneous treatment at a large multispecialty institution. AJNR Am J Neuroradiol. 2014 Mar; 35 (3):609-14 Epub 2013 Sept 12
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  25. Dougherty RW, McDonald JS, Cho YW, Wald JT, Thielen KR, Kallmes DF. Percutaneous sacroplasty using CT guidance for pain palliation in sacral insufficiency fractures. J Neurointerv Surg. 2014 Jan; 6: (1)57-60.
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  26. El-Yahchouchi C, Geske JR, Carter RE, Diehn FE, Wald JT, Murthy NS, Kaufmann TJ, Thielen KR, Morris JM, Amrami KK, Maus TP. The noninferiority of the nonparticulate steroid dexamethasone vs the particulate steroids betamethasone and triamcinolone in lumbar transforaminal epidural steroid injections. Pain Med. 2013 Nov; 14: (11)1650-7.
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  27. Wald JT, Maus TP, Geske JR, Diehn FE, Kaufmann TJ, Murthy NS, Thielen KR, Watson S. Immediate pain response does not predict long-term outcome of CT-guided cervical transforaminal epidural steroid injections. AJNR Am J Neuroradiol. 2013 Aug; 34 (8):1665-8 Epub 2013 Feb 28
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  28. Kaufmann TJ, Geske JR, Murthy NS, Thielen KR, Morris JM, Wald JT, Diehn FE, Amrami KK, Carter RE, Shelerud RA, Gay RE, Maus TP. Clinical effectiveness of single lumbar transforaminal epidural steroid injections. Pain Med. 2013 Aug; 14(8):1126-33. Epub 2013 Apr 22.
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  29. Diehn FE, Geske JR, Amrami KK, Kaufmann TJ, Morris JM, Murthy NS, Thielen KR, Wald JT, Shelerud RA, Carter RE, Maus TP. An audit of transforaminal epidural steroid injections without sedation: low patient dissatisfaction and low vasovagal rates. Pain Med. 2013 Jul; 14(7):994-8. Epub 2013 Apr 16.
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  30. Lehman VT, Wood CP, Hunt CH, Carter RE, Allred JB, Diehn FE, Morris JM, Wald JT, Thielen KR. Facet joint signal change on MRI at levels of acute/subacute lumbar compression fractures. AJNR Am J Neuroradiol. 2013 Jul; 34 (7):1468-73 Epub 2013 Feb 28
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  31. Hoxworth JM, Trentman TL, Kotsenas AL, Thielen KR, Nelson KD, Dodick DW. The role of digital subtraction myelography in the diagnosis and localization of spontaneous spinal CSF leaks. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2012 Sep; 199(3):649-53.
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  32. Wald JT, Maus TP, Geske JR, Carter RE, Diehn FE, Kaufmann TJ, Morris JM, Murthy NS, Thielen KR. Safety and efficacy of CT-guided transforaminal cervical epidural steroid injections using a posterior approach. AJNR Am J Neuroradiol. 2012 Mar; 33 (3):415-9 Epub 2011 Dec 29
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  33. Aadland TD, Thielen KR, Kaufmann TJ, Morris JM, Lanzino G, Kallmes DF, Schueler BA, Cloft H. 3D C-arm conebeam CT angiography as an adjunct in the precise anatomic characterization of spinal dural arteriovenous fistulas. AJNR Am J Neuroradiol. 2010 Mar; 31 (3):476-80 Epub 2009 Oct 22
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  34. McDonald RJ, Gray LA, Cloft HJ, Thielen KR, Kallmes DF. The effect of operator variability and experience in vertebroplasty outcomes. Radiology. 2009 Nov; 253(2):478-85. Epub 2009 Jul 31.
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  35. White JB, Thielen KR, Kallmes DF. Putative risk of substantial venous air embolism during vertebroplasty: a technical observation. Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2009 Jun 15; 34: (14)1526-8.
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  36. Hunt CH, Kallmes DF, Thielen KR. A unilateral vertebroplasty approach using a curved injection cannula for directed, site-specific vertebral body filling. J Vasc Interv Radiol. 2009 Apr; 20(4):553-5. Epub 2009 Feb 26.
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  37. Knavel EM, Rad AE, Thielen KR, Kallmes DF. Clinical outcomes with hemivertebral filling during percutaneous vertebroplasty. AJNR Am J Neuroradiol. 2009 Mar; 30(3):496-9. Epub 2009 Jan 15.
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  38. Knavel EM, Thielen KR, Kallmes DF. Vertebroplasty for the treatment of traumatic nonosteoporotic compression fractures. AJNR Am J Neuroradiol. 2009 Feb; 30 (2):323-7 Epub 2008 Nov 27
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  39. McDonald RJ, Trout AT, Gray LA, Dispenzieri A, Thielen KR, Kallmes DF. Vertebroplasty in multiple myeloma: outcomes in a large patient series. AJNR Am J Neuroradiol. 2008 Apr; 29 (4):642-8 Epub 2008 Jan 17
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  40. Kaufmann TJ, Huston J 3rd, Mandrekar JN, Schleck CD, Thielen KR, Kallmes DF. Complications of diagnostic cerebral angiography: evaluation of 19,826 consecutive patients. Radiology. 2007 Jun; 243(3):812-9.
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  41. Layton KF, Thielen KR, Koch CA, Luetmer PH, Lane JI, Wald JT, Kallmes DF. Vertebroplasty, first 1000 levels of a single center: evaluation of the outcomes and complications. AJNR Am J Neuroradiol. 2007 Apr; 28 (4):683-9
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  42. Trout AT, Kallmes DF, Layton KF, Thielen KR, Hentz JG. Vertebral endplate fractures: an indicator of the abnormal forces generated in the spine after vertebroplasty. J Bone Miner Res. 2006 Nov; 21(11):1797-802.
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  43. Layton KF, Thielen KR, Cloft HJ, Kallmes DF. Acute vertebral compression fractures in patients with multiple myeloma: evaluation of vertebral body edema patterns on MR imaging and the implications for vertebroplasty. AJNR Am J Neuroradiol. 2006 Sep; 27(8):1732-4.
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  44. Layton KF, Thielen KR, Wald JT. A modified vertebroplasty approach for spine biopsies. AJNR Am J Neuroradiol. 2006 Mar; 27 (3):596-7
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  45. Layton KF, Thielen KR, Wald JT. Percutaneous sacroplasty using CT fluoroscopy. AJNR Am J Neuroradiol. 2006 Feb; 27 (2):356-8
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  46. Dansie DM, Luetmer PH, Lane JI, Thielen KR, Wald JT, Kallmes DF. MRI findings after successful vertebroplasty. AJNR Am J Neuroradiol. 2005 Jun-Jul; 26 (6):1595-600
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  47. Wiebers DO, Whisnant JP, Huston J 3rd, Meissner I, Brown RD Jr, Piepgras DG, Forbes GS, Thielen K, Nichols D, Thielen K, Nichols D, O'Fallon WM, Peacock J, Jaeger L, Kassell NF, Kongable-Beckman GL, Torner JC, International Study of Unruptured Intracranial Aneurysms Investigators. Unruptured intracranial aneurysms: natural history, clinical outcome, and risks of surgical and endovascular treatment. Lancet. 2003 Jul 12; 362 (9378):103-10
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  48. Lane JI, Maus TP, Wald JT, Thielen KR, Bobra S, Luetmer PH. Intravertebral clefts opacified during vertebroplasty: pathogenesis, technical implications, and prognostic significance. AJNR Am J Neuroradiol. 2002 Nov-Dec; 23 (10):1642-6
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  49. Phuong LK, Atkinson JLD, Thielen KR. Far lateral extraforaminal lumbar synovial cyst: Report of two cases. Neurosurgery. 2002 Aug; 51(2):505-7.
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  50. Tomsick TA, Purdy P, Horowitz M, Kopitnik T, Samson D, Dion J, Joseph G, Dawson R, Owens D, Barrow D, Barr J, Powers S, Cockroft K, Holmes B, Sumas M, Wallace R, Masaryk T, Perl J, Chyatte D, Tew J, Van Loveren H, Zuccarello M, Marks M, Norbash A, Steinberg G, Halbach V, Higashida R, Dowd C, Lawton M, Wilson C, McDougall C, Spetzler R, Nesbit G, Barnwell S, Nichols D, Thielen K, Atkinson J, Meyer F, Piepgras D, Choi IS, Day JD, Berenstein A, Setton A, Pryor J, Niimi Y, Flamm E, DeNardo A, Scott J, Murtagh FR. N-butyl cyanoacrylate embolization of cerebral arteriovenous malformations:Results of a prospective, randomized, multi-center trial. AJNR Am J Neuroradiol. 2002; 23(5):748-755.
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  51. Wiebers D, Whisnant J, Forbes G, Meissner I, Brown R, Piepgras D, Huston J, Nichols D, O'Fallon W, Peacock J, Jaeger L, Kassell N, Kongable-Beckman G, Torner J, Rajput M, Drake C, Kurtzke J, Marler J, Walker M, Meyer F, Atkinson J, Marsh W, Thielen K, Ferguson G, Barr H, et al. Unruptured intracranial aneurysms - risk of rupture and risks of surgical intervention. N Engl J Med. 1998 Dec 10; 339(24):1725-33.
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  52. Thielen KR, Wijdicks EF, Nichols DA. Giant cell (temporal) arteritis: involvement of the vertebral and internal carotid arteries. Mayo Clin Proc. 1998 May; 73 (5):444-6
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  53. Wijdicks EF, Nichols DA, Thielen KR, Fulgham JR, Brown RD Jr, Meissner I, Meyer FB, Piepgras DG. Intra-arterial thrombolysis in acute basilar artery thromboembolism: the initial Mayo Clinic experience. Mayo Clin Proc. 1997 Nov; 72 (11):1005-13
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  54. Sorenson EJ, Wijdicks EF, Thielen KR, Cheng TM. Acute bilateral infarcts of the posterior inferior cerebellar artery. J Neuroimaging. 1997 Oct; 7 (4):250-1
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  55. Nichols DA, Brown RD Jr, Thielen KR, Meyer FB, Atkinson JL, Piepgras DG. Endovascular treatment of ruptured posterior circulation aneurysms using electrolytically detachable coils. J Neurosurg. 1997 Sep; 87: (3)374-80.
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  56. Thielen KR, Nichols DA, Fulgham JR, Piepgras DG. Endovascular treatment of cerebral aneurysms following incomplete clipping. J Neurosurg. 1997 Aug; 87: (2)184-9.
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  57. Griffiths HJ, Thompson RC, Nitke SJ, Olson PN, Thielen KR, Amundson P. Use of MRI in evaluating postoperative changes in patients with bone and soft tissue tumors. Orthopedics. 1997 Mar; 20(3):215-20.
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  58. Thielen KR, Miller GM. Multiple sclerosis of the spinal cord: magnetic resonance appearance. J Comput Assist Tomogr. 1996 May-Jun; 20 (3):434-8
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