Tom Marotta




Please note: Dr. Marotta is not taking any summer students.

Research Interests

Aneurysm diagnosis and minimally invasive intervention, three-dimensional imaging, magnetic resonance angiography, X-ray computed tomography, blood vessel prosthesis, new devices for endovascular repair of aneurysms, Robotics, Simulation, Device Surface coatings.


Recent Publications

  1. Wang, M, Henkes, H, Ghozy, S, Siegler, JE, Shaikh, H, Khalife, J et al.. Use of the pRESET LITE thrombectomy device in combined approach for medium vessel occlusions: A multicenter evaluation. Neuroradiology. 2024; :. doi: 10.1007/s00234-024-03302-5. PubMed PMID:38381145 .
  2. Diestro, JDB, Fahed, R, Benomar, A, Omar, AT 2nd, Pereira, VM, Spears, J et al.. Clinical Uncertainty in Large Vessel Occlusion ischemic stroke (CULVO): Does automated perfusion scanning make a difference? Protocol of an intrarater and interrater agreement study. PLoS One. 2024;19 (1):e0297520. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0297520. PubMed PMID:38289912 PubMed Central PMC10826946.
  3. Jung, Y, Dhillon, PS, Akarsu, FG, Omar, AT, Marotta, TR, Spears, J et al.. Balloon Guide Catheters: To Inflate or not to Inflate?. World Neurosurg. 2023; :. doi: 10.1016/j.wneu.2023.12.112. PubMed PMID:38245484 .
  4. Consoli, A, Cancelliere, NM, Charbonnier, G, Spears, J, Marotta, TR, Pereira, VM et al.. Perspectives on Remote Robotic-Assisted Stroke Treatment: A Commentary Paper. AJNR Am J Neuroradiol. 2024; :. doi: 10.3174/ajnr.A8085. PubMed PMID:38216300 .
  5. Consoli, A, Nishi, H, Diouf, A, Charbonnier, G, Araújo, A, Marotta, TR et al.. Endovascular treatment of wide-neck bifurcation aneurysms: the eCLIPs device. J Neurointerv Surg. 2024;16 (3):229. doi: 10.1136/jnis-2023-020442. PubMed PMID:38171614 .
  6. Diestro, JDB, Omar, AT 2nd, Zhang, YQ, Kishibe, T, Mastrolonardo, A, Lannon, MM et al.. Perfusion vs non-perfusion computed tomography imaging in the late window of emergent large vessel ischemic stroke: A systematic review and meta-analysis. PLoS One. 2024;19 (1):e0294127. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0294127. PubMed PMID:38166040 PubMed Central PMC10760723.
  7. Benali, F, Singh, N, Fladt, J, Jaroenngarmsamer, T, Bala, F, Ospel, JM et al.. Mediation of Age and Thrombectomy Outcome by Neuroimaging Markers of Frailty in Patients With Stroke. JAMA Netw Open. 2024;7 (1):e2349628. doi: 10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2023.49628. PubMed PMID:38165676 PubMed Central PMC10762575.
  8. Radu, RA, Costalat, V, Fahed, R, Ghozy, S, Siegler, JE, Shaikh, H et al.. First pass effect as an independent predictor of functional outcomes in medium vessel occlusions: An analysis of an international multicenter study. Eur Stroke J. 2023; :23969873231208276. doi: 10.1177/23969873231208276. PubMed PMID:37885243 .
  9. Diestro, JDB, Li, Y, Kishore, K, Omar, AT 2nd, Montanera, W, Sarma, D et al.. A shift from open to endovascular repair in the treatment of ruptured middle cerebral artery aneurysms: a single institution experience. Neuroradiology. 2023;65 (9):1353-1361. doi: 10.1007/s00234-023-03195-w. PubMed PMID:37480480 .
  10. Parra-Fariñas, C, Diestro, JDB, Dmytriw, AA, Almusalam, N, Rajendram, P, Phillips, R et al.. The proximal balloon occlusion together with direct thrombus aspiration (protect plus) technique: Experience at a tertiary comprehensive stroke center. Neuroradiol J. 2023;36 (6):686-692. doi: 10.1177/19714009231177359. PubMed PMID:37211821 PubMed Central PMC10649534.
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Affiliations & Other Activities

  • Interventional Neuroradiologist, Department of Medical Imaging, St. Michael’s Hospital