Dr. Crăciunaş Sorin
Medic primar neurochirurg
Specialitate: Neurochirurgie Grad profesional: Medic Primar Competențe: Chirurgie spinală Doctor in stiinte medicale Limbi străine: Engleza și Franceză email: scraciunas@spinesurgery.ro website: spinesurgery.ro
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Pregatire profesionala

Studii universitare:

  • Absolvent al Universității “Ovidius”, promoția 1997

 

Studii postuniversitare:

  • Supraspecializare Neurochirurgie – 6 luni – Spitalul Foch , Paris, Franța
  • Supraspecializare Neuroștiinte – 2 ani – Kansas University Medical Center, USA
  • Supraspecializare Chirurgie Spinală (chirurgia coloanei vertebrale) – 1 an – Toronto Western Hospital, Canada
Experiență profesională
  • În jur de 600 intervenții pentru patologie vertebromedulara/an.
  • Expertiză și experiență pentru toata gama de intervenții chirurgicale la nivelul coloanei vertebrale, de la procedee minim invazive pentru hernia de disc lombar/cervical până la stabilizări spinale complexe pentru patologie tumorală sau traumatică.
  • Patologie oncologică abordată: tumori vertebrale, subdurale, intramedulare.
  • Patologie degenerativă abordată: Hernie de disc lombar (abord minim invaziv), Hernie de disc cervical (abord anterior/posterior), Spondilolistezis lombar (abord minim invaziv sau clasic), Stenoza canal lombar (abord minim invaziv sau clasic), Stenoza de canal cervical (decompresiune +/- stabilizare spinala), Hernie de disc toracal.
  • Traumatisme
  • Vertebroplastii percutanate pentru fracturi în os osteoporotic sau patologic
  • Nervi periferici
Participări la maniferstări științifice
  • Chirurgie spinala minim invazivă, Viena, 2012 și Las Vegas, 2009
  • Tehnici de stabilizare spinală, Barcelona, 2013; Chicago, 2010; Toronto, 2010; Banff, Canada, 2010; Miami Beach, 2009; Baltimore, 2008; Orlando, 2008;
  • Abord transfenoidal pentru baza craniului Paris, 2005;
  • Neurochirurgie stereotactică, Paris, 2004;
  • Participare la peste 50 congrese, conferințe naționale și internaționale
Membru în Societăți Știintifice Medicale Naționale și Internaționale
  • Congress of Neurological Surgeon (USA)
  • America Association of Neurological Surgeons (USA)
  • European Spine Society (Eurospine)
  • AOSpine International
  • Society for Neuroscience (USA)
  • International Brain Research Society
  • World Federation of Neurosurgical Societies (WFNS)
  • European Association of Neurosurgical Societies (EANS)
  • Societatea Română de Neurochirurgie
Publicatii

 

  • Cirstea CM, Burris JE, Ianosi BD, Nanda A, Singh N, Peng H, Craciunas SC. Neural Status of Intact Spinal Cord is a Better Predictor of Surgery Outcome Than Clinical and Imaging Features os Spinal Cord Insult in Cervical Spondylotic Myelopathy: A Case Report PM R. 2016 Sep;8(9S):S259. doi: 10.1016/j.pmrj.2016.07.477
  • Cirstea CM, Burris JE, Peng H, Nanda A, Singh N, Craciunas SC. Cortical Neurochemical Profile Depends on the Origin and the Site of the Central nervous System Injury, PM R. 2016 Sep;8(9S):S157. doi: 10.1016/j.pmrj.2016.07.035.
  • Cirstea CM, Savage CR, Nudo RJ, Cohen LG, Yeh HW, Choi IY, Lee P, Craciunas SC, Popescu EA, Bani-Ahmed A, Brooks WM. Handgrip-Related Activation in the Primary Motor Cortex Relates to Undelying Neuronal Metabolism After Stroke Neurorehabil Neural Repair. 2014 Jun;28(5):433-42. doi: 10.1177/1545968313516868.
  • M.G. Fehlings, Tara Kamali-Nejad, Sean R. Smith, Sorin Craciunas Traumatic Central Cord Syndrome: Early Surgery (Chapter 231) in Spine Surgery, Techniques, Complication, Avoidance and Management, 3rd Edition, Editor Edward C. Benzel, Saunders, Elsevier Inc., Philadelphia, PA, ISBN: 978-1-4377-0587-4, 2012
  • Crăciunas SC, Fehlings MG. Quality of Life in Patients with Spine Metastases (Chapter 17) in Bone and Brain Metastases: Advances in Research and Treatment. Nova Science Publishers Inc, New York, ISBN: 978-1-61728-085-6, 2010
  • Tataranu L, Gorgan MR, Craciunas CS, Ciubotaru V. Scale si Scoruri in Neurochirurgie: Traumatologie, Editura Didactica si Pedagogica RA, Bucharest, ISBN 978-973-30-2508-5, 2009
  • Craciunas SC, Brooks WM, Nudo RJ, Popescu EA, Popescu EA, Choi IY, Lee P, Yeh HW, Savage CR, Cirstea CM Motor and premotor cortices in subcortical stroke: proton magnetic resonance measures and arm motor impairment Neurorehabilitation Neural Repair 2013 Epub ahead of print
  • Craciunas SC, Cirstea CM, Yeh HW, Hutfles L, Lierman JA, Schmitt A., Brooks WM Longitudinal volumetric MRI study of pituitary gland following severe traumatic brain injury. Romanian Neurosurgery,XIX 3, 193-202, 2012
  • Harris JL, Yeh HW, Choi IY, Lee P., Berman NE, Swerdlow RH, Craciunas SC, Brooks WM J Altered neurochemical profile after traumatic brain injury: (1)H-MRS biomarkers of pathological mechanisms Cereb Blood Flow Metab. 2012 Aug 15. Doi: 10.1038/jcbfm.2012.114 Epub
  • Karpova A., Ranganathan A., Davis AM, Kulkarni AV, Mikulis DJ, Sooyong C., Rabin D., Craciunas S., Smith SR, Hansen MA, George J., Fehlings MG Reliability of quantitative MRI methods in the assessment of spinal canal stenosis and cord compression in cervical myelopathy. Spine (Phila Pa 1976). Epub 2012 Jul 4
  • Cirstea CM, Nudo RJ, Craciunas SC, Popescu EA, Choi IY, Lee P, Yeh HW, Savage CR, Brooks WM Neuronal-glial alterations in non-primary motor areas in chronic subcortical stroke, Brain Res. 2012 Jun 29;1463:75-84 Epub 2012 May
  • SC Craciunas, Mircea R Gorgan, Carmen M. Cirstea Cervical arthroplasty versus anterior cervical decompression and fusion, Romanian Neurosurgery, volume XVIII, 4, 2011
  • M.R. Gorgan, Narcisa Bucur, Angela Neacsu,V.M. Pruna, S. Craciunas, Aura Sandu, Adriana Dediu, Calina Nichi, Iulia Vapor Iulia, A. Giovani Review article. Deontological issues – possible misdiagnosis of cerebral metastases, Romanian Neurosurgery, volume XVIII, 3, 240-254, 2011
  • Craciunas CS, Gorgan MR, Cirstea CM, Aschie M. Intramedullary tumors :Clinical, Radiological and Histological Correlations, Romanian Neurosurgery, volume XVIII, 2, 122-137, 2011
  • Fehlings MG, Craciunas CS. High Grade Intramedullary Astrocytomas: What is the Best Surgical Option? Journal of Neurosurgery: Spine, Vol.12, No.2: 141-142, 2010
  • Craciunas CS, Aschie M, Iliesiu A, Bani-Ahmed A, Cirstea MC. Intramedullary spinal cord tumors: neuroimaging features predict histopathology. Society for Neuroscience 40th Annual Meeting, San Diego, US, 2010
  • Cirstea MC, Brooks WM, Craciunas CS, Popescu AE, Choi I, Lee S, Bani-Ahmed A, Yeh HW, Savage CR, Cohen LG, Nudo RJ. Primary motor cortex in stroke – a functional MRI-guided proton magnetic resonance spectroscopic study. Stroke, 42 (2), 2011
  • Karpova A, Craciunas CS, Chua SY, Rabin D, Smith S, Fehlings MG. Accuracy and Reliability of MRI Quantitative Measurements to Assess Spinal Cord Compression in Cervical Spondylotic Myelopathy: A Prospective Study. Evidence Based Spine Journal,1(2), 57-58, 2010
  • Fehlings MG, Craciunas CS. The Significance of Asymptomatic Contact of Great Vessels by Pedicle Screws: Can Malpositioned Implants be Safely Watched? Editorial, Journal of Neurosurgery: Spine, Vol.13, 3, 401-402, 2010
  • Karpova A, Fehlings MG, Chua SY, Rabin D, Craciunas CS, Smith S,. A comparison of four quantitative measures to assess spine stenosis in cervical spondylotic myelopathy. Canadian Journal of Neurological Sciences, 37 (1), S66, 2010
  • Craciunas CS, Fehlings MG Spine Metastasis and Quality of Life. Journal of Alternative Medicine Research, 2(4), 2010
  • Cirstea MC, Nudo RJ, Craciunas CS, Brooks WM Biochemical plastic changes in primary motor cortex in subcortical stroke, Stroke, 40, 69, 2009
  • Craciunas CS, Craciunas D. To evaluate the therapeutic efficacy by using non-experimental studies – is that correct? Spiru Haret University Annals, vol IV, 8 (8), 213-220, 2008
  • Craciunas CS, Cirstea MC, Brooks WM Longitudinal volumetric MRI study of pituitary gland following severe traumatic brain injury. Journal of Neurotrauma, 25, 916, 2008
  • Brooks WM, Craciunas CS, Yeh H, Lierman J, Schmidt A., Savage C. Assessing injury severity as a predictor of brain atrophy in TBI. Journal of Neurotrauma, 25, 916, 2008
  • Exergian F, Ciurea AV, Craciunas CS, Soare N. The importance of structured medical data in modem medicine. Romanian Neurosurgery, vol XI, 2:52-56, 2003
  • Exergian F, Craciunas CS. The importance of AO classification in spinal surgery. Revue of Neurosurgery, vol X; 25-28, 2003
  • Exergian F, Craciunas CS. Epidemiology of spinal and spinal cord injuries in Romania. Romanian Neurosurgery 9(2): 12-17, 2001
Premii obținute
  • Selectie pentru “Best to Shown Paper” Session – Congresul European de Chirurgie Spinală – Eurospine – Liverpool, 2013;
  • Hansjworg Wyss Award – Congresul Mondial de Chirurgie Spinala – Barcelona, 2011;
  • Synthes North America Travel Award – Congresul de Neurotrauma – Orlando, 2008;
  • Director de proiect – 3 granturi de cercetare internaționale.

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