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Achala Vagal, MD

Associate Professor

  • Bachelor's Degree: Sir Parshurambhau
  • Medical Degree: MBBS with Honors: Grant Medical College and Sir J.J Group of Hospitals
  • Medical Internship: University of Mumbai
  • Residency : University of Mumbai
  • Neuroradiology Fellowship: University of Cincinnati Medical Center
  • Fellowship in Body Imaging: University of Cincinnati Medical Center
  • Fellowship in Body Imaging: University of Cincinnati Medical Center

Board Certifications & Licenses
  • American Board of Radiology, 2007, Diagnostic Radiology
  • Diagnostic Radiology Board Certification University of Mumbai, 1994
  • Certificate of Added Qualification (CAQ) American Board of Radiology, 2012, Neuroradiology
  • Medical License State of Ohio
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Sato, Shoichiro; Delcourt, Candice; Heeley, Emma; Arima, Hisatomi; Zhang, Shihong; Al-Shahi Salman, Rustam; Stapf, Christian; Woo, Daniel; Flaherty, Matthew L; Vagal, Achala; Levi, Christopher; Davies, Leo; Wang, Jiguang; Robinson, Thompson; Lavados, Pablo M; Lindley, Richard I; Chalmers, John; Anderson, Craig S 2016. Significance of Cerebral Small-Vessel Disease in Acute Intracerebral Hemorrhage. Stroke, 47 3, 701-7

Schmitz, Marie L; Yeatts, Sharon D; Tomsick, Thomas A; Liebeskind, David S; Vagal, Achala; Broderick, Joseph P; Khatri, Pooja 2016. Recanalization and Angiographic Reperfusion Are Both Associated with a Favorable Clinical Outcome in the IMS III Trial. Interventional neurology, 5 3-4, 118-122

Vagal, Achala; Menon, Bijoy K; Foster, Lydia D; Livorine, Anthony; Yeatts, Sharon D; Qazi, Emmad; d'Esterre, Chris; Shi, Junzi; Demchuk, Andrew M; Hill, Michael D; Liebeskind, David S; Tomsick, Thomas; Goyal, Mayank 2016. Association Between CT Angiogram Collaterals and CT Perfusion in the Interventional Management of Stroke III Trial. Stroke, 47 2, 535-8

Warach, Steven J; Luby, Marie; Albers, Gregory W; Bammer, Roland; Bivard, Andrew; Campbell, Bruce C V; Derdeyn, Colin; Heit, Jeremy J; Khatri, Pooja; Lansberg, Maarten G; Liebeskind, David S; Majoie, Charles B L M; Marks, Michael P; Menon, Bijoy K; Muir, Keith W; Parsons, Mark W; Vagal, Achala; Yoo, Albert J; Alexandrov, Andrei V; Baron, Jean-Claude; Fiorella, David J; Furlan, Anthony J; Puig, Josep; Schellinger, Peter D; Wintermark, Max 2016. Acute Stroke Imaging Research Roadmap III Imaging Selection and Outcomes in Acute Stroke Reperfusion Clinical Trials: Consensus Recommendations and Further Research Priorities. Stroke, 47 5, 1389-98

Adeoye, Opeolu; Sucharew, Heidi; Khoury, Jane; Vagal, Achala; Schmit, Pamela A; Ewing, Irene; Levine, Steven R; Demel, Stacie; Eckerle, Bryan; Katz, Brian; Kleindorfer, Dawn; Stettler, Brian; Woo, Daniel; Khatri, Pooja; Broderick, Joseph P; Pancioli, Arthur M 2015. Combined Approach to Lysis Utilizing Eptifibatide and Recombinant Tissue-Type Plasminogen Activator in Acute Ischemic Stroke-Full Dose Regimen Stroke Trial. Stroke, 46 9, 2529-33

Vagal, Achala S; Sucharew, Heidi; Prabhakaran, Shyam; Khatri, Pooja; Jovin, Tudor; Michel, Patrik; Wintermark, Max 2015. Final infarct volume discriminates outcome in mild strokes. The neuroradiology journal, 28 4, 404-8

Hartings JA, Wilson JA, Look AC, Vagal AS, Shutter LA, Dreier JP, Ringer A, Zuccarello M 2013. Patients with Aneurysmal Subarchnoid Hemorrhage Acta Neurochir Suppl, 27 115, 131-141

Chapman T, Carrico C, Vagal A, Paladin A 2012. Promotion as a Clinician Educator in Academic Radiology Departments: Guidelines at Three Major Institutions Acad Radiol, 19 1, 119-124

Von Fischer N, Eng H, Vagal AS 2012. Early Diffusion Weighted Imaging Findings in Hypoxic Anoxic Injury: Case Series and Review of the Literature Neuroadiol J, 25 1, 22-29

Meyer CA, Vagal AS, Seaman D 2011. Put Your Back Into It: Pathologic Conditions of the Spine at Chest CT Radiographics, 31 , 1425-1441

Thangasamy SJ, Vagal AS, Seaman D 2011. Remote Cerebellar Hemorrhage as an Unusual Complication of Supratentorial Surgery: Case Report and Review of Literature Neuroradiol J, 1 17, 827-830

Air EL, Vagal AS, Kendler A, McPherson CM 2010. Isolated Cerebellar Mucormycosis, Slowly Progressive Over One Year in an Immunocompetent Patient Surg Neurol Int, 1 , 81

Andaluz N, Choutka O, Vagal AS, Strunk R, Zuccarello M 2010. Patient Selection for Revascularization Procedures in Adult Moya Moya Disease Based on Dynamic Perfusion Computerized Tomography with Acetazolamide Challenge (PCTA) Neurosurg Rev, 33 2, 225-233

Moore M, Vagal AS, Strub W, Leach JL 2010. Reducing the Gray Zone: Imaging Spectrum of Hypoperfusion and Hypoxic Brain Injury in Adults Emerg Radiol, 7 2, 123-130

O'Brien W, Vagal AS 2010. CT Angiograms in Neuroimaging Sem in Roetgenol, 45 2, 107-115

Vagal AS, Leach JL, Fernandez M, Zuccarello M 2009. The Acetazolamide Challenge: Techniques and Applications in the Evaluation of Chronic Cerebral Ischemia Am J Neuroradiol , 30 5, 876-884

Akbar JJ, Meyer CA, Shipley RT, Vagal AS 2008. Cardiopulmonary Imaging in Sarcoidosis Clin Chest Med, 29 , 429-443

Fodor DW, Vagal AS, Wismann RD, Choe KA 2008. Meniscal Gymnastics: Common and Uncommon Locations Of Meniscal Flip and Flop Curr Probl Diagn Radiol, 37 , 15-25

WM Strub, JL Leach, T Tomsick, ASVagal 2007. Overnight Preliminary Head CT Interpretations Provided by Residents: Locations of Misidentified Intracranial Hemorrhage Am J Neuroradiol , 28 , 1679-1682

Vagal AS, Starnes A, Bakkar R, Meyer C 2006. Semi Invasive Aspergillosis with Chest Wall and Spinal Involvement: A Case Report and Discussion J Infect Dis Clin Prac, 14 6, 369-372

Vagal AS, Choe K 2005. Case Report and Discussion: "A Patient with Mental Status Changes and Multiple Hepatic Calcifications J Infect Dis Clin Prac, 13 4, 190-195

Strub WM, Vagal AS, Tomsick T, Moulton JS 10-2006. Overnight Resident Preliminary Interpretations on CT Examinations: Should the Process Continue? Emerg Radiol, 13 1, 19-23

Meyer, CA, Hall, JE, Mehall JR, Wolf RK, Schneeberger EW, Vagal AS, Strunk, RS, Hahn HS 07-2007. Impact of Preoperative 64-Slice CT Scanning on Mini-Maze Atrial Fibrillation Surgery Innov Techno Tech Cardiothorac Vasc Surg, 2 4, 169-175

Strub WM, Vagal AS, Meyer C 07-2007. Optimizing Coronary Artery Imaging in Patients with Atrial Fibrillation with ECG-gated 64-MDCT Am J Roentgenol, 189 1, W50-1

Vagal AS, Shipley RT, Meyer CA 05-2007. Radiographic Manifestations of Sarcoidosis Clin Dermatol, 25 3, 312-25

McKenzie JT, Guarnaschelli JN, Vagal AS, Warnick RE, Breneman JC 04-2013. Hypofractionated Stereotactic Radiotheraphy for Unifocal and Multifocal Recurrence of Malignant Gliomas. JNeurooncol, ,

Strub WM, Leach JL,Ying J, Vagal AS 02-2007. First Year Radiology Residents Not Taking Call: Will There Be a Difference? Emerg Radiol, 13 5, 231-5

Guarnaschelli, Jess N; Vagal, Achala S; McKenzie, Joshua T; McPherson, Christopher M; Warnick, Ronald E; Batra, Vivek; Breneman, John C; Lamba, Michael A . Target definition for malignant gliomas: no difference in radiation treatment volumes between 1.5T and 3T magnetic resonance imaging. Practical radiation oncology, 4 5, e195-201

Plancher, Joao McONeil; Hufnagel, Robert B; Vagal, Achala; Peariso, Katrina; Saal, Howard M; Broderick, Joseph P . Case of Small Vessel Disease Associated with COL4A1 Mutations following Trauma. Case reports in neurology, 7 2, 142-7