Research and Publications

Matthew Lawson, M.D., has published many peer-reviewed articles and scientific papers in neurosurgical journals, in addition to several book chapters and invited topic reviews. The majority of these publications are in the fields of Endovascular Neurosurgery and quality improvement in neurosurgery. Most have been presented at neurosurgical meetings.


For a list of publications by Dr. Lawson indexed on PubMed, please click here.


Below, you will find selected publications, with links to the publisher or journal website:


Direct Radial Artery Access with the 070 Neuron Guide Catheter for Aneurysm Coiling: A Novel Application of the Neuron Catheter for Cerebral Interventions.

Lawson MF, Velat GJ, Fargen KM, Hoh BL, Mocco J.

Neurosurgery. 2012 Jun 27.

PMID: 22743361


Concomitant intracranial pressure monitoring during venous sinus stenting for intracranial hypertension secondary to venous sinus stenosis.

Fargen KM, Velat GJ, Lewis SB, Hoh BL, Mocco J, Lawson MF.

J Neurointerv Surg. 2012 Jun 27.

PMID: 22738775


Flow failure from intracranial atherosclerotic disease: a rationale for endovascular intervention in a population with recurrent symptoms despite maximal medical therapy.

Fargen KM, Velat GJ, Lawson MF, Khanna AY, Hoh B, Mocco J.

J Neurointerv Surg. 2012 Jun 3.

PMID: 22661599


Nonaneurysmal Subarachnoid Hemorrhage: An Update.

Kim YW, Lawson MF, Hoh BL.

Curr Atheroscler Rep. 2012 May 26.

PMID: 22638876


The stent anchor technique for distal access through a large or giant aneurysm.

Fargen KM, Velat GJ, Lawson MF, Hoh BL, Mocco J.

J Neurointerv Surg. 2012 Apr 27.

PMID: 22544820


Rationale for Treating Unruptured Intracranial Aneurysms: Actuarial Analysis of Natural History Risk versus Treatment Risk for Coiling or Clipping Based on 14,050 Patients in the Nationwide Inpatient Sample Database.

Lawson MF, Neal DW, Mocco J, Hoh BL.

World Neurosurg. 2012 Jan 26.

PMID: 22381870


Review of reported complications associated with the pipeline embolization device.

Fargen KM, Velat GJ, Lawson MF, Mocco J, Hoh BL.

World Neurosurg. 2012 Mar;77(3-4):403-4. Epub 2012 Feb 11.

PMID: 22360865


Occurrence of angiographic femoral artery complications after vascular closure with Mynx and AngioSeal.

Fargen KM, Velat GJ, Lawson MF, Ritchie CA, Firment C, Hoh BL, Bennett JA, Mocco J.

J Neurointerv Surg. 2012 Jan 21.

PMID: 22266794


Cross-circulation techniques for endovascular revascularization of acute stroke.

Lawson MF, Hoh BL.

World Neurosurg. 2012 Feb;77(2):300-1. Epub 2011 Nov 7.

PMID: 22120365


Intentional partial coiling dome protection of complex ruptured cerebral aneurysms prevents acute rebleeding and produces favorable clinical outcomes.

Waldau B, Reavey-Cantwell JF, Lawson MF, Jahshan S, Levy EI, Siddiqui AH, Mocco J, Hoh BL.

Acta Neurochir (Wien). 2012 Jan;154(1):27-31. Epub 2011 Nov 9.

PMID: 22068717


Delayed intraparenchymal hemorrhage following pipeline embolization device treatment for a giant recanalized ophthalmic aneurysm.

Velat GJ, Fargen KM, Lawson MF, Hoh BL, Fiorella D, Mocco J.

J Neurointerv Surg. 2011 Sep 27.

PMID: 21990545


Interventional neurovascular disease: avoidance and management of complications and review of the current literature.

Lawson MF, Velat GJ, Fargen KM, Mocco J, Hoh BL.

J Neurosurg Sci. 2011 Sep;55(3):233-42. Review.

PMID: 21968586


Stent-associated flow remodeling causes further occlusion of incompletely coiled aneurysms.

Lawson MF, Newman WC, Chi YY, Mocco JD, Hoh BL.

Neurosurgery. 2011 Sep;69(3):598-603; discussion 603-4.

PMID: 21430583


Clipping versus coiling: the total hospital cost of aneurysm treatment.

Lawson MF, Hoh BL.

World Neurosurg. 2010 May;73(5):430-1.

PMID: 20920915


Acute intraprocedural thrombus formation during wingspan intracranial stent placement for intracranial atherosclerotic disease.

Lawson MF, Fautheree GL, Waters MF, Decker DA, Mocco JD, Hoh BL.

Neurosurgery. 2010 Sep;67(3 Suppl Operative):ons166-70; discussion ons170.

PMID: 20679932


Timing of aneurysm surgery: the International Cooperative Study revisited in the era of endovascular coiling.

Lawson MF, Chi YY, Velat GJ, Mocco JD, Hoh BL.

J Neurointerv Surg. 2010 Jun;2(2):131-4. Epub 2010 Mar 5.

PMID: 21990592


Novel application of an intermediate sized bridging catheter as an adjunct to aneurysm coiling in patients with tortuous vasculature.

Velat GJ, Lawson MF, Hoh BL, Mocco J.

Interv Neuroradiol. 2009 Dec;15(4):448-52. Epub 2009 Dec 28.

PMID: 20465884


Length of stay and total hospital charges of clipping versus coiling for ruptured and unruptured adult cerebral aneurysms in the Nationwide Inpatient Sample database 2002 to 2006.

Hoh BL, Chi YY, Lawson MF, Mocco J, Barker FG 2nd.

Stroke. 2010 Feb;41(2):337-42. Epub 2009 Dec 31. Erratum in: Stroke. 2011 Mar;42(3):e356.

PMID: 20044522


Homocysteine and atherothrombosis.

Lawson MF.

N Engl J Med. 1998 Aug 13;339(7):477-8; author reply 479.

PMID: 9705689

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