Keck School Faculty

Steven Yong Cen, PhD
Steven Yong Cen, PhD
Associate Professor of Research Neurology
Neurology
SSB 210B Health Sciences Campus Los Angeles

Signal Hyperintensity on Unenhanced T1-Weighted Brain and Cervical Spinal Cord MR Images after Multiple Doses of Linear Gadolinium-Based Contrast Agent AJNR Am J Neuroradiol. 2019 Jul 25. . View in PubMed

Reliability of CT-based texture features: Phantom study J Appl Clin Med Phys. 2019 Jun 20. . View in PubMed

Shoulder measurements on MRI: Statistical analysis of patients without and with rotator cuff tears and predictive modeling Clin Anat. 2019 Jun 08. . View in PubMed

Peripheral Thyroid Nodule Calcifications on Sonography: Evaluation of Malignant Potential AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2019 Jun 05; 1-4. . View in PubMed

Pediatric Atypical Teratoid/Rhabdoid Tumors of the Brain: Identification of Metabolic Subgroups Using In Vivo 1H-MR Spectroscopy AJNR Am J Neuroradiol. 2019 May; 40(5):872-877. . View in PubMed

Juxtatumoral perinephric fat analysis in clear cell renal cell carcinoma Abdom Radiol (NY). 2019 Apr; 44(4):1470-1480. . View in PubMed

Early Readmission After Ventricular Shunting in Adults with Hydrocephalus: A Nationwide Readmission Database Analysis World Neurosurg. 2019 Mar 28. . View in PubMed

Increased Hospital Surgical Volume Reduces Rate of 30- and 90-Day Readmission After Acoustic Neuroma Surgery Neurosurgery. 2019 Mar 01; 84(3):726-732. . View in PubMed

Texture Analysis of Imaging: What Radiologists Need to Know AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2019 Mar; 212(3):520-528. . View in PubMed

Texture Analysis of Imaging: What Radiologists Need to Know AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2019 Jan 15; 1-9. . View in PubMed

Computed tomography-based texture analysis of bladder cancer: differentiating urothelial carcinoma from micropapillary carcinoma Abdom Radiol (NY). 2019 Jan; 44(1):201-208. . View in PubMed

Fibular groove morphology and measurements on MRI: correlation with fibularis tendon abnormalities Surg Radiol Anat. 2019 Jan; 41(1):75-85. . View in PubMed

Commentary: Trends in the Use of Deep Brain Stimulation for Parkinson Disease Neurosurgery. 2018 Dec 01; 83(6):E244-E256. . View in PubMed

A Decision-Support Tool for Renal Mass Classification J Digit Imaging. 2018 Dec; 31(6):929-939. . View in PubMed

Differentiation of Predominantly Solid Enhancing Lipid-Poor Renal Cell Masses by Use of Contrast-Enhanced CT: Evaluating the Role of Texture in Tumor Subtyping AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2018 Dec; 211(6):W288-W296. . View in PubMed

Fibular groove morphology and measurements on MRI: correlation with fibularis tendon abnormalities Surg Radiol Anat. 2018 Nov 08. . View in PubMed

Factors associated with burnout among US neurosurgery residents: a nationwide survey J Neurosurg. 2018 Nov 01; 129(5):1349-1363. . View in PubMed

Brain Irradiation and Gadobutrol Administration in Pediatric Patients with Brain Tumors: Effect on MRI Brain Signal Intensity Radiology. 2018 Oct; 289(1):188-194. . View in PubMed

Commentary: Trends in the Use of Deep Brain Stimulation for Parkinson Disease Neurosurgery. 2018 Sep 28. . View in PubMed

Differentiation of Predominantly Solid Enhancing Lipid-Poor Renal Cell Masses by Use of Contrast-Enhanced CT: Evaluating the Role of Texture in Tumor Subtyping AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2018 Sep 21; 1-9. . View in PubMed

Forward-Projected Model-Based Iterative Reconstruction in Screening Low-Dose Chest CT: Comparison With Adaptive Iterative Dose Reduction 3D AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2018 Sep; 211(3):548-556. . View in PubMed

Differentiating solid, non-macroscopic fat containing, enhancing renal masses using fast Fourier transform analysis of multiphase CT Br J Radiol. 2018 Sep; 91(1089):20170789. . View in PubMed

Forward-Projected Model-Based Iterative Reconstruction in Screening Low-Dose Chest CT: Comparison With Adaptive Iterative Dose Reduction 3D AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2018 Jul 24; 1-9. . View in PubMed

Computed tomography-based texture analysis of bladder cancer: differentiating urothelial carcinoma from micropapillary carcinoma Abdom Radiol (NY). 2018 Jul 18. . View in PubMed

Brain Irradiation and Gadobutrol Administration in Pediatric Patients with Brain Tumors: Effect on MRI Brain Signal Intensity Radiology. 2018 Jul 10; 173057. . View in PubMed

Acetabular labral tear description and measures of pincer and cam-type femoroacetabular impingement and interobserver variability on 3? T MR arthrograms. Clin Imaging. 2018 Jul - Aug; 50:194-200.. View in PubMed

Differentiating solid, non-macroscopic fat containing, enhancing renal masses using fast fourier transform analysis of multiphase CT Br J Radiol. 2018 Jun 11; 20170789. . View in PubMed

Increased Hospital Surgical Volume Reduces Rate of 30- and 90-Day Readmission After Acoustic Neuroma Surgery Neurosurgery. 2018 Jun 08. . View in PubMed

Acetabular labral tear description and measures of pincer and cam-type femoroacetabular impingement and interobserver variability on 3? T MR arthrograms. Clin Imaging. 2018 Apr 06; 50:194-200.. View in PubMed

Quantitative Contour Analysis as an Image-based Discriminator Between Benign and Malignant Renal Tumors Urology. 2018 Apr; 114:121-127. . View in PubMed

Digital image analysis agrees with visual estimates of adult bone marrow trephine biopsy cellularity Int J Lab Hematol. 2018 Apr; 40(2):209-214. . View in PubMed

Preliminary Results of Lung Cancer Screening in a Socioeconomically Disadvantaged Population AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2018 Mar; 210(3):489-496. . View in PubMed

Factors associated with burnout among US neurosurgery residents: a nationwide survey J Neurosurg. 2018 Feb 09; 1-15. . View in PubMed

Thalamic atrophy in multiple sclerosis: A magnetic resonance imaging marker of neurodegeneration throughout disease Ann Neurol. 2018 Feb; 83(2):223-234. . View in PubMed

Thalamic atrophy in multiple sclerosis: A magnetic resonance imaging marker of neurodegeneration throughout disease Ann Neurol. 2018 02; 83(2):223-234. . View in PubMed

Hospital and demographic characteristics associated with inpatient neurological services in the United States Clin Neurol Neurosurg. 2018 01; 164:39-43. . View in PubMed

Predictors of 30- and 90-day readmission following craniotomy for malignant brain tumors: analysis of nationwide data J Neurooncol. 2018 Jan; 136(1):87-94. . View in PubMed

Serum Lactic Acid Following Aneurysmal Subarachnoid Hemorrhage Is a Marker of Disease Severity but Is Not Associated With Hospital Outcomes Front Neurol. 2018; 9:593. . View in PubMed

Hospital and demographic characteristics associated with inpatient neurological services in the United States Clin Neurol Neurosurg. 2018 Jan; 164:39-43. . View in PubMed

Brain cortical structural differences between non-central nervous system cancer patients treated with and without chemotherapy compared to non-cancer controls: a cross-sectional pilot MRI study using clinically-indicated scans Proc SPIE Int Soc Opt Eng. 2017 Oct; 10572. . View in PubMed

Chronic cerebral hypoperfusion induced by bilateral carotid artery stenosis causes selective recognition impairment in adult mice Neurol Res. 2017 Oct; 39(10):910-917. . View in PubMed

Application of Prostate Imaging Reporting and Data System Version 2 (PI-RADS v2): Interobserver Agreement and Positive Predictive Value for Localization of Intermediate- and High-Grade Prostate Cancers on Multiparametric Magnetic Resonance Imaging Acad Radiol. 2017 Sep; 24(9):1101-1106. . View in PubMed

The Weekend Effect on Morbidity and Mortality Among Pediatric Epilepsy AdmissionsPediatr Neurol. 2017 Sep; 74:24-31. e1. . View in PubMed

The effect of NACHRI children's hospital designation on outcome in pediatric malignant brain tumors J Neurosurg Pediatr. 2017 Aug; 20(2):149-157. . View in PubMed

Assessment of segmental myocardial blood flow and myocardial perfusion reserve by adenosine-stress myocardial arterial spin labeling perfusion imaging J Magn Reson Imaging. 2017 Aug; 46(2):413-420. . View in PubMed

A correlative study of aortic valve rotation angle and thoracic aortic sizes using ECG gated CT angiography Eur J Radiol. 2017 Apr; 89:60-66. . View in PubMed

Impact of the 2003 ACGME Resident Duty Hour Reform on Hospital-Acquired Conditions: A National Retrospective Analysis J Grad Med Educ. 2017 Apr; 9(2):215-221. . View in PubMed

Trends in Ventriculostomy-Associated Infections and Mortality in Aneurysmal Subarachnoid Hemorrhage: Data From the Nationwide Inpatient Sample World Neurosurg. 2017 Mar; 99:599-604. . View in PubMed

Voxel-based whole-lesion enhancement parameters: a study of its clinical value in differentiating clear cell renal cell carcinoma from renal oncocytoma Abdom Radiol (NY). 2017 Feb; 42(2):552-560. . View in PubMed

Application of Prostate Imaging Reporting and Data System Version 2 (PI-RADS v2): Interobserver Agreement and Positive Predictive Value for Localization of Intermediate- and High-Grade Prostate Cancers on Multiparametric Magnetic Resonance Imaging Acad Radiol. 2017 09; 24(9):1101-1106. . View in PubMed

Assessment of segmental myocardial blood flow and myocardial perfusion reserve by adenosine-stress myocardial arterial spin labeling perfusion imaging J Magn Reson Imaging. 2017 08; 46(2):413-420. . View in PubMed

Voxel-based whole-lesion enhancement parameters: a study of its clinical value in differentiating clear cell renal cell carcinoma from renal oncocytoma Abdom Radiol (NY). 2017 02; 42(2):552-560. . View in PubMed

Adrenocorticotropic hormone versus methylprednisolone added to interferon ß in patients with multiple sclerosis experiencing breakthrough disease: a randomized, rater-blinded trial Ther Adv Neurol Disord. 2017 Jan; 10(1):3-17. . View in PubMed

Risk factors associated with the surgical management of craniopharyngiomas in pediatric patients: analysis of 1961 patients from a national registry database Neurosurg Focus. 2016 Dec; 41(6):E8. . View in PubMed

Trends in Transient Ischemic Attack Hospitalizations in the United States J Am Heart Assoc. 2016 Sep 24; 5(9). . View in PubMed

Trends in the use of pulmonary artery catheterization in the aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage population J Clin Neurosci. 2016 Sep; 31:133-6. . View in PubMed

Infection rate correlated with time to repair of open neural tube defects (myelomeningoceles): an institutional and national study Childs Nerv Syst. 2016 Sep; 32(9):1675-81. . View in PubMed

Role of contrast-enhanced ultrasound (CEUS) in evaluation of thermal ablation zone Abdom Radiol (NY). 2016 Aug; 41(8):1511-21. . View in PubMed

Active Surveillance of Small Renal Masses: A Review on the Role of Imaging With a Focus on Growth Rate J Comput Assist Tomogr. 2016 Jul-Aug; 40(4):517-23. . View in PubMed

Trends in Acute Ischemic Stroke Hospitalizations in the United States J Am Heart Assoc. 2016 May 11; 5(5). . View in PubMed

Bone marrow cellularity MRI calculation and correlation with bone marrow biopsy Clin Imaging. 2016 May-Jun; 40(3):392-7. . View in PubMed

Evaluation of time to aneurysm treatment following subarachnoid hemorrhage: comparison of patients treated with clipping versus coiling J Neurointerv Surg. 2016 Apr; 8(4):373-7. . View in PubMed

Predicting Meningioma Consistency on Preoperative Neuroimaging Studies Neurosurg Clin N Am. 2016 Apr; 27(2):145-54. . View in PubMed

Cross-Sectional Analysis on Racial and Economic Disparities Affecting Mortality in Preterm Infants with Posthemorrhagic Hydrocephalus World Neurosurg. 2016 Apr; 88:399-410. . View in PubMed

Trends in hospitalization of preterm infants with intraventricular hemorrhage and hydrocephalus in the United States, 2000-2010 J Neurosurg Pediatr. 2016 Mar; 17(3):260-9. . View in PubMed

Effect of a Task-Oriented Rehabilitation Program on Upper Extremity Recovery Following Motor Stroke: The ICARE Randomized Clinical Trial JAMA. 2016 Feb 09; 315(6):571-81. . View in PubMed

Reevaluating the weekend effect on patients with hydrocephalus undergoing operative shunt intervention J Neurosurg Pediatr. 2016 Feb; 17(2):156-162. . View in PubMed

Developing an Internet- and Mobile-Based System to Measure Cigarette Use Among Pacific Islanders: An Ecological Momentary Assessment Study JMIR Mhealth Uhealth. 2016 Jan 07; 4(1):e2. . View in PubMed

Role of contrast-enhanced ultrasound (CEUS) in evaluation of thermal ablation zone Abdom Radiol (NY). 2016 08; 41(8):1511-21. . View in PubMed

Trends in Acute Ischemic Stroke Hospitalizations in the United States J Am Heart Assoc. 2016 05 11; 5(5). . View in PubMed

Reevaluating the weekend effect on patients with hydrocephalus undergoing operative shunt intervention J Neurosurg Pediatr. 2015 Nov 06; 1-7. . View in PubMed

CT prediction of the Fuhrman grade of clear cell renal cell carcinoma (RCC): towards the development of computer-assisted diagnostic method Abdom Imaging. 2015 Oct; 40(8):3168-74. . View in PubMed

Evaluation of weekend admission on the prevalence of hospital acquired conditions in patients receiving thoracolumbar fusions J Clin Neurosci. 2015 Aug; 22(8):1349-54. . View in PubMed

The july effect: an analysis of never events in the nationwide inpatient sample J Hosp Med. 2015 Jul; 10(7):432-8. . View in PubMed

Computed Tomographic Diagnosis of Myocardial Fat Deposits in Sarcoidosis J Comput Assist Tomogr. 2015 Jul-Aug; 39(4):578-83. . View in PubMed

Evaluation of Effect of Weekend Admission on the Prevalence of Hospital-Acquired Conditions in Patients Receiving Cervical Fusions World Neurosurg. 2015 Jul; 84(1):58-68. . View in PubMed

Racial and socioeconomic disparities in outcomes following pediatric cerebrospinal fluid shunt procedures J Neurosurg Pediatr. 2015 Jun; 15(6):560-6. . View in PubMed

Blood pressure normalization post-jugular venous balloon angioplasty Phlebology. 2015 May; 30(4):280-7. . View in PubMed

CD4 cell response to interval therapy with natalizumab Ann Clin Transl Neurol. 2015 May; 2(5):570-4. . View in PubMed

Incidence of "never events" among weekend admissions versus weekday admissions to US hospitals: national analysis BMJ. 2015 Apr 15; 350:h1460. . View in PubMed

Demographic factors, outcomes, and patient access to transsphenoidal surgery for Cushing's disease: analysis of the Nationwide Inpatient Sample from 2002 to 2010 Neurosurg Focus. 2015 Feb; 38(2):E2. . View in PubMed

Whole lesion quantitative CT evaluation of renal cell carcinoma: differentiation of clear cell from papillary renal cell carcinoma Springerplus. 2015; 4:66. . View in PubMed

Health disparities in time to aneurysm clipping/coiling among aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage patients: a national study World Neurosurg. 2014 Dec; 82(6):1071-6. . View in PubMed

Hospital and demographic characteristics associated with advanced primary stroke center designation Stroke. 2014 Dec; 45(12):3717-9. . View in PubMed

Echogenic foci in thyroid nodules: significance of posterior acoustic artifacts AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2014 Dec; 203(6):1310-6. . View in PubMed

The impact of patient age and comorbidities on the occurrence of "never events" in cerebrovascular surgery: an analysis of the Nationwide Inpatient Sample J Neurosurg. 2014 Sep; 121(3):580-6. . View in PubMed

Superolateral hoffa fat-pad edema and patellofemoral maltracking: predictive modeling AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2014 Aug; 203(2):W207-12. . View in PubMed

Expansion of US. emergency medical service routing for stroke care: 2000-2010. West J Emerg Med. 2014 Jul; 15(4):499-503. . View in PubMed

Impact of emergency medical services stroke routing protocols on Primary Stroke Center certification in California Stroke. 2013 Dec; 44(12):3584-6. . View in PubMed

Does exercise tolerance testing at 60 days poststroke predict rehabilitation performance? Arch Phys Med Rehabil. 2013 Jul; 94(7):1223-9.. View in PubMed

Effects of task-specific and impairment-based training compared with usual care on functional walking ability after inpatient stroke rehabilitation: LEAPS Trial Neurorehabil Neural Repair. 2013 May; 27(4):370-80. . View in PubMed

Diffusion tensor imaging correlates with the clinical assessment of disease severity in cervical spondylotic myelopathy and predicts outcome following surgery AJNR Am J Neuroradiol. 2013 Feb; 34(2):471-8. . View in PubMed

Interdisciplinary Comprehensive Arm Rehabilitation Evaluation (ICARE): a randomized controlled trial protocol BMC Neurol. 2013 Jan 11; 13:5. . View in PubMed

White matter injury due to experimental chronic cerebral hypoperfusion is associated with C5 deposition PLoS One. 2013; 8(12):e84802. . View in PubMed

Characterizing and identifying risk for falls in the LEAPS study: a randomized clinical trial of interventions to improve walking poststroke Stroke. 2012 Feb; 43(2):446-52. . View in PubMed

Model of disablement and recovery: knowledge translation in rehabilitation research and practice Phys Ther. 2011 Dec; 91(12):1892-904. . View in PubMed

Longitudinal effects of hostility, depression, and bullying on adolescent smoking initiation J Adolesc Health. 2011 Jun; 48(6):591-6. . View in PubMed

Body-weight-supported treadmill rehabilitation after stroke N Engl J Med. 2011 May 26; 364(21):2026-36. . View in PubMed

Fugl-Meyer assessment of sensorimotor function after stroke: standardized training procedure for clinical practice and clinical trials Stroke. 2011 Feb; 42(2):427-32. . View in PubMed

Meaningful gait speed improvement during the first 60 days poststroke: minimal clinically important difference Phys Ther. 2010 Feb; 90(2):196-208. . View in PubMed

The effect of exercise training in improving motor performance and corticomotor excitability in people with early Parkinson's disease Arch Phys Med Rehabil. 2008 Jul; 89(7):1221-9. . View in PubMed

Affective decision-making deficits, linked to a dysfunctional ventromedial prefrontal cortex, revealed in 10th-grade Chinese adolescent smokers Nicotine Tob Res. 2008 Jun; 10(6):1085-97. . View in PubMed

Does effectiveness depend on sociocultural context and individual characteristics? Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2007 Jun; 16(6):1043-9.. View in PubMed

Motor cortex activation during treatment may predict therapeutic gains in paretic hand function after stroke Stroke. 2006 Jun; 37(6):1552-5. . View in PubMed

The interaction of curriculum type and implementation method on 1-year smoking outcomes in a school-based prevention program Health Educ Res. 2006 Jun; 21(3):315-24. . View in PubMed

Longitudinal effects of pro-tobacco and anti-tobacco messages on adolescent smoking susceptibility Nicotine Tob Res. 2006 Jun; 8(3):455-65. . View in PubMed

Smoking prevention for ethnically diverse adolescents: 2-year outcomes of a multicultural, school-based smoking prevention curriculum in Southern California Prev Med. 2005 Jun; 40(6):842-52. . View in PubMed

Hostility, depressive symptoms, and smoking in early adolescence J Adolesc. 2005 Feb; 28(1):49-62. . View in PubMed

Effects of acupuncture treatment on poststroke motor recovery and physical function: a pilot study Neurorehabil Neural Repair. 2004 Dec; 18(4):259-67. . View in PubMed

The Trager approach in the treatment of chronic headache: a pilot study Altern Ther Health Med. 2004 Sep-Oct; 10(5):40-6. . View in PubMed

Project FLAVOR: 1-Year Outcomes of a Multicultural, School-Based Smoking Prevention Curriculum for Adolescents Am J Public Health. 2004 Feb; 94(2):263-5. . View in PubMed

Characteristics of adolescents who provide neither parental consent nor refusal for participation in school-based survey research Eval Rev. 2004 Feb; 28(1):52-63. . View in PubMed

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