Keck School Faculty

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

Tricuspid Annular Diameter Measurement on Routine Chest CT Can Detect Significant Tricuspid Regurgitation AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2019 Oct 01; 1-7. . View in PubMed

Assessment of Fibrosis in Liver Transplant Recipients: Diagnostic Performance of Shear Wave Elastography (SWE) and Correlation of SWE Findings With Biopsy Results AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2019 Oct 01; 1-8. . View in PubMed

Compressed Sensing MR Imaging (CS-MRI) of the Knee: Assessment of Quality, Inter-reader Agreement, and Acquisition Time Magn Reson Med Sci. 2019 Sep 24. . View in PubMed

Peripheral Thyroid Nodule Calcifications on Sonography: Evaluation of Malignant Potential AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2019 Sep; 213(3):672-675. . View in PubMed

Evaluation of Knee Cartilage Diurnal, Activity, and BMI-Related Variations Using Quantitative T2 Mapping MRI and Fitbit Activity Tracking J Knee Surg. 2019 Aug 21. . View in PubMed

Reliability of CT-based texture features: Phantom study J Appl Clin Med Phys. 2019 Aug; 20(8):155-163. . View in PubMed

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 Aug; 40(8):1274-1281. . 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

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

Computed tomography-based texture analysis of bladder cancer: differentiating urothelial carcinoma from micropapillary carcinoma Abdom Radiol (NY). 2019 01; 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

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

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

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

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 12; 211(6):W288-W296. . View in PubMed

A Decision-Support Tool for Renal Mass Classification J Digit Imaging. 2018 12; 31(6):929-939. . View in PubMed

Brain Irradiation and Gadobutrol Administration in Pediatric Patients with Brain Tumors: Effect on MRI Brain Signal Intensity Radiology. 2018 10; 289(1):188-194. . 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 09; 211(3):548-556. . 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

Commentary: Trends in the Use of Deep Brain Stimulation for Parkinson Disease Neurosurgery. 2018 12 01; 83(6):E244-E256. . 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

Factors associated with burnout among US neurosurgery residents: a nationwide survey J Neurosurg. 2018 11 01; 129(5):1349-1363. . 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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