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. Renieri, L, Valente, I, Dmytriw, AA, Puri, AS, Singh, J, Nappini, S et al.. Mechanical thrombectomy beyond the circle of Willis: efficacy and safety of different techniques for M2 occlusions. J Neurointerv Surg. 2021; :. doi: 10.1136/neurintsurg-2021-017425. PubMed PMID:34226193 .
  2. Lee, H, Marotta, TR, Spears, J, Sarma, D, Montanera, W, Bharatha, A et al.. Endovascular treatment of cavernous carotid artery aneurysms: A 10-year, single-center experience. Neuroradiol J. 2021; :19714009211013487. doi: 10.1177/19714009211013487. PubMed PMID:34159822 .
  3. Dmytriw, AA, Ku, JC, Yang, VXD, Hui, N, Uchida, K, Morimoto, T et al.. Do Outcomes between Women and Men Differ after Endovascular Thrombectomy? A Meta-analysis. AJNR Am J Neuroradiol. 2021;42 (5):910-915. doi: 10.3174/ajnr.A7075. PubMed PMID:33664109 PubMed Central PMC8115376.
  4. Peterson, MD, Garg, V, Mazer, CD, Chu, MWA, Bozinovski, J, Dagenais, F et al.. A randomized trial comparing axillary versus innominate artery cannulation for aortic arch surgery. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020; :. doi: 10.1016/j.jtcvs.2020.10.152. PubMed PMID:33431219 .
  5. O'Kelly, C, Rempel, JL, Diestro, JDB, Marotta, TR. Letter to the Editor: Pandemic (COVID-19) Proctoring for eCLIPs Neurointervention. World Neurosurg. 2020;142 :575-576. doi: 10.1016/j.wneu.2020.07.145. PubMed PMID:32987611 PubMed Central PMC7510533.
  6. Diestro, JDB, Bhindi, R, Te, JT, Parra-Farinas, C, Kutryk, MJ, Marotta, TR et al.. Dislodged Clot During Percutaneous Coronary Intervention: From the Heart to the Brain. Can J Neurol Sci. 2021;48 (4):547-549. doi: 10.1017/cjn.2020.212. PubMed PMID:32981551 .
  7. De Vries, J, Boogaarts, HD, Sørensen, L, Holtmannspoetter, M, Benndorf, G, Turowski, B et al.. eCLIPs bifurcation remodeling system for treatment of wide neck bifurcation aneurysms with extremely low dome-to-neck and aspect ratios: a multicenter experience. J Neurointerv Surg. 2021;13 (5):438-442. doi: 10.1136/neurintsurg-2020-016354. PubMed PMID:32788388 PubMed Central PMC8053345.
  8. Griessenauer, CJ, Enriquez-Marulanda, A, Xiang, S, Hong, T, Zhang, H, Taussky, P et al.. Comparison of PED and FRED flow diverters for posterior circulation aneurysms: a propensity score matched cohort study. J Neurointerv Surg. 2021;13 (2):153-158. doi: 10.1136/neurintsurg-2020-016055. PubMed PMID:32611622 .
  9. Diestro, JDB, Li, YM, Parra-Fariñas, C, Sarma, D, Bharatha, A, Marotta, TR et al.. Letter to the Editor 'Aneurysmal Subarachnoid Hemorrhage: Collateral Damage of COVID?'. World Neurosurg. 2020;139 :744-745. doi: 10.1016/j.wneu.2020.05.206. PubMed PMID:32474100 PubMed Central PMC7256541.
  10. Dmytriw, AA, Kapadia, A, Enriquez-Marulanda, A, Parra-Fariñas, C, Kühn, AL, Nicholson, PJ et al.. Vertebral artery aneurysms and the risk of cord infarction following spinal artery coverage during flow diversion. J Neurosurg. 2020;134 (3):961-970. doi: 10.3171/2020.1.JNS193293. PubMed PMID:32217800 .
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Affiliations & Other Activities

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