Publications

  1. Callister MN, Robbins MS, Callister NR, Vargas BB. Tweeting the Headache Meetings: Cross-Sectional Analysis of Twitter Activity Surrounding American Headache Society Conferences. Headache. 2019 Apr; 59 (4):518-531 Epub 2019 Mar 20
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  2. Dhawan PS, Leong D, Tapsell L, Starling AJ, Galetta SL, Balcer LJ, Overall TL, Adler JS, Halker-Singh RB, Vargas BB, Dodick D. King-Devick Test identifies real-time concussion and asymptomatic concussion in youth athletes. Neurol Clin Pract. 2017 Dec; 7 (6):464-473
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  3. Vargas BB, Shepard M, Hentz JG, Kutyreff C, Hershey LG, Starling AJ. Feasibility and accuracy of teleconcussion for acute evaluation of suspected concussion. Neurology. 2017 Apr 18; 88: (16)1580-1583.
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  4. Dodick D, Starling AJ, Wethe J, Pang Y, Messner LV, Smith C, Master CL, Halker-Singh RB, Vargas BB, Bogle JM, Mandrekar J, Talaber A, Leong D. The Effect of In-School Saccadic Training on Reading Fluency and Comprehension in First and Second Grade Students. J Child Neurol. 2017 Jan; 32 (1):104-111 Epub 2016 Oct 10
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  5. Sheeler RD, Garza I, Vargas BB, O'Neil AE. Chronic Daily Headache: Ten Steps for Primary Care Providers to Regain Control. Headache. 2016 Nov; 56 (10):1675-1684 Epub 2016 Aug 23
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  6. Halker RB, Starling AJ, Vargas BB, Schwedt TJ. ACE and ARB Agents in the Prophylactic Therapy of Migraine-How Effective Are They? Curr Treat Options Neurol. 2016 Apr; 18: (4)15.
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  7. Starling AJ, Leong DF, Bogle JM, Vargas BB. Variability of the modified Balance Error Scoring System at baseline using objective and subjective balance measures. Concussion. 2016 Mar; 1 (1):CNC5 Epub 2015 Aug 06
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  8. Starling AJ, Vargas BB. A Narrative Review of Evidence-Based Preventive Options for Chronic Migraine. Curr Pain Headache Rep. 2015 Oct; 19 (10):49
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  9. Schwedt TJ, Vargas B. Neurostimulation for Treatment of Migraine and Cluster Headache. Pain Med. 2015 Sep; 16 (9):1827-34 Epub 2015 July 14
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  10. Files JA, Schwedt TJ, Mayer AP, David PS, Vargas BB, Chang YH, Hunt M, Patel S, Ko MG, Tozer BS, Burstein R, Dodick DW. Imploding and exploding migraine headaches: comparison of methods to diagnose pain directionality. Headache. 2014 Jun; 54 (6):1010-8 Epub 2014 Apr 25
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  11. Starling A, Hernandez F, Hoxworth JM, Trentman T, Halker R, Vargas BB, Hastriter E, Dodick D. Sensitivity of MRI of the spine compared with CT myelography in orthostatic headache with CSF leak. Neurology. 2013 Nov 12; 81(20):1789-92. Epub 2013 Oct 09.
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  12. Brewer AC, Trentman TL, Ivancic MG, Vargas BB, Rebecca AM, Zimmerman RS, Rosenfeld DM, Dodick DW. Long-term outcome in occipital nerve stimulation patients with medically intractable primary headache disorders. Neuromodulation. 2013 Nov-Dec; 16: (6)557-62; discussion 563-4.
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  13. Halker RB, Vargas BB. Primary exertional headache: updates in the literature. Curr Pain Headache Rep. 2013 Jun; 17 (6):337
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  14. Vargas BB, Channer DD, Dodick DW, Demaerschalk BM. Teleconcussion: an innovative approach to screening, diagnosis, and management of mild traumatic brain injury. Telemed J E Health. 2012 Dec; 18(10):803-6. Epub 2012 Oct 26.
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  15. Demaerschalk BM, Vegunta S, Vargas BB, Wu Q, Channer DD, Hentz JG. Reliability of real-time video smartphone for assessing National Institutes of Health Stroke Scale scores in acute stroke patients. Stroke. 2012 Dec; 43 (12):3271-7 Epub 2012 Nov 15
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  16. Demaerschalk BM, Vargas JE, Channer DD, Noble BN, Kiernan TE, Gleason EA, Vargas BB, Ingall TJ, Aguilar MI, Dodick DW, Bobrow BJ. Smartphone teleradiology application is successfully incorporated into a telestroke network environment. Stroke. 2012 Nov; 43 (11):3098-101 Epub 2012 Sept 11
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  17. Roberts DL, Vargas BB. The portrayal of migraine in popular music: observations and implications. Headache. 2012 Jul-Aug; 52(7):1164-70. Epub 2012 May 08.
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  18. Vargas BB, Dodick DW. Posttraumatic headache. Curr Opin Neurol. 2012 Jun; 25(3):284-9.
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  19. Starling AJ, Hoffman-Snyder C, Halker RB, Wellik KE, Vargas BB, Dodick DW, Demaerschalk BM, Wingerchuk DM. Risk of development of medication overuse headache with nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug therapy for migraine: a critically appraised topic. Neurologist. 2011 Sep; 17(5):297-9.
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  20. Strand NH, Trentman TL, Vargas BB, Dodick DW. Occipital nerve stimulation with the Bion(R) microstimulator for the treatment of medically refractory chronic cluster headache. Pain Physician. 2011 Sep-Oct; 14(5):435-40.
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  21. Vargas BB. Unmasking post-traumatic headache. Practical Pain Management. 2011; 11:80-6.
  22. Trentman TL, Zimmerman RS, Dodick DW, Dormer CL, Vargas BB. Occipital nerve stimulator placement under general anesthesia: initial experience with 5 cases and review of the literature. J Neurosurg Anesthesiol. 2010 Apr; 22(2):158-62.
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  23. Halker R, Vargas B, Dodick DW. Cluster headache: diagnosis and treatment. Semin Neurol. 2010 Apr; 30(2):175-85. Epub 2010 Mar 29.
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  24. Vargas BB. Posttraumatic headache in combat soldiers and civilians: what factors influence the expression of tension-type versus migraine headache? Curr Pain Headache Rep. 2009 Dec; 13 (6):470-3
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  25. Vargas BB, Dodick DW. The face of chronic migraine: epidemiology, demographics, and treatment strategies. Neurol Clin. 2009 May; 27(2):467-79.
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  26. Trentman TL, Rosenfeld DM, Vargas BB, Schwedt TJ, Zimmerman RS, Dodick DW. Greater occipital nerve stimulation via the Bion microstimulator: implantation technique and stimulation parameters. Clinical trial: NCT00205894. Pain Physician. 2009 May-Jun; 12(3):621-8.
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  27. Vargas BB. Chronic migraine: current pathophysiologic concepts as targets for treatment. Curr Pain Headache Rep. 2009 Feb; 13(1):64-6.
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  28. Vargas BB. Tension-type headache and migraine: two points on a continuum? Curr Pain Headache Rep. 2008 Dec; 12(6):433-6.
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  29. Vargas BB. Resident and fellow section. Teaching case: ophthalmoplegicmigraine. Headache. 2008 Oct; 48(9):1396-8.
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  30. Vargas BB, Dodick DW, Wingerchuk DM, Demaerschalk BM. Migraine with and without aura and risk for cardiovascular disease. Curr Atheroscler Rep. 2008 Oct; 10 (5):427-33
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  31. Vargas BB, Dodick DW. 2007 Scottsdale Headache Symposium. Expert Rev Neurother. 2008 Feb; 8 (2):201-4
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  32. Vargas BB, Dodick DW. Under pressure: ruling out essential hypertension as a secondary cause of hypnic headaches. Journal Watch Neurology. 2007 Aug 28; 9(10):79.
  33. Vargas BB, Dodick DW. Cerebral venous thrombosis masquerading as cluster headache. Journal Watch Neurology. 2007 Jul; 9(7):51.
  34. Henry KA, Vargas BB. January 30 Highlight and Commentary: Migraine: not just your mother's headache anymore. Neurology. 2007; 68:319.