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Michael N. Diringer, MD

Professor, Neurology
Professor, Neurosurgery
Associate Professor, Anesthesiology
Associate Professor, Occupational Therapy

Specialty Areas

Neurology - Adult
Neurologic Intensive Care
Stroke
Cerebrovascular Disease

Board Certifications

Neurology

Hospital Affiliations

Barnes-Jewish Hospital

Areas of Clinical Interest

IN-PATIENT CARE ONLY in the Stroke Service. Neurology, hyponatremia, cerebral salt wasting, cerebral metabolism, subarachnoid hemorrhage, brain injury, brain imaging, head trauma, head injury, brain death, intracerebral hemorrhage, cerebral blood flow, neurologic critical care

  • Maps & Directions
  • Education
  • Publication & Research

Maps & Directions

Maps & Directions

Barnes-Jewish Hospital

1 Barnes-Jewish Hospital Plaza
St. Louis, MO 63110

Suite: Suite 10400
Office Phone: 314-362-2999
Fax: 314-362-0215
Email: diringerm@neuro.wustl.edu

Education

Education

Fellowship: Neurosciences Critical Care Fellow, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland 1988
Residency: Neurology, SUNY at Stony Brook, Stony Brook, New York 1985
Residency: Internal Medicine, SUNY at Stony Brook, Stony Brook, New York 1983
Medical Degree: University Of Kentucky , Kentucky 1982
B.A.: Psychology 1974

Publication & Research

Publication & Research

Early Withdrawal Decision-Making in Patients with Coma After Cardiac Arrest: A Qualitative Study of Intensive Care Clinicians.
Ong CJ, Dhand A, Diringer MN
Neurocrit Care. 2016 Apr 25;

PMID:
    27112149
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Effect of High-Dose Simvastatin on Cerebral Blood Flow and Static Autoregulation in Subarachnoid Hemorrhage.
Diringer MN, Dhar R, Scalfani M, Zazulia AR, Chicoine M, Powers WJ, Derdeyn CP
Neurocrit Care. 2015 Dec 31;

PMID:
    26721259
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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The Evolution of the Clinical Use of Osmotic Therapy in the Treatment of Cerebral Edema.
Diringer MN
Acta Neurochir Suppl. 2016; 1213-6. doi: 10.1007/978-3-319-18497-5_1.

PMID:
    26463914
    [PubMed - in process]
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The Role of Osmotic Therapy in Hemispheric Stroke.
Ong CJ, Keyrouz SG, Diringer MN
Neurocrit Care. 2015 Oct; 23(2)285-91. doi: 10.1007/s12028-015-0173-2.

PMID:
    26130406
    [PubMed - in process]
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A Consensus-Based Interpretation of the Benchmark Evidence from South American Trials: Treatment of Intracranial Pressure Trial.
Chesnut RM, Bleck TP, Citerio G, Classen J, Cooper DJ, Coplin WM, Diringer MN, Grände PO, Hemphill JC 3rd, Hutchinson PJ, Le Roux P, Mayer SA, Menon DK, Myburgh JA, Okonkwo DO, Robertson CS, Sahuquillo J, Stocchetti N, Sung G, Temkin N, Vespa PM, Videtta W, Yonas H
J Neurotrauma. 2015 Nov 15; 32(22)1722-4. doi: 10.1089/neu.2015.3976.

PMID:
    26061135
    [PubMed - in process]
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Cognition and Quality-of-Life Outcomes in the Targeted Temperature Management Trial for Cardiac Arrest.
Aiyagari V, Diringer MN
JAMA Neurol. 2015 Jun; 72(6)628-30. doi: 10.1001/jamaneurol.2015.0164.

PMID:
    25844725
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Regional brain monitoring in the neurocritical care unit.
Frontera J, Ziai W, O'Phelan K, Leroux PD, Kirkpatrick PJ, Diringer MN, Suarez JI, Second Neurocritical Care Research Conference Investigators
Neurocrit Care. 2015 Jun; 22(3)348-59. doi: 10.1007/s12028-015-0133-x.

PMID:
    25832349
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Defining the ischemic penumbra using magnetic resonance oxygen metabolic index.
An H, Ford AL, Chen Y, Zhu H, Ponisio R, Kumar G, Shanechi AM, Khoury N, Vo KD, Williams J, Derdeyn CP, Diringer MN, Panagos P, Powers WJ, Lee JM, Lin W
Stroke. 2015 Apr; 46(4)982-8. doi: 10.1161/STROKEAHA.114.008154.

PMID:
    25721017
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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NEWTON: Nimodipine Microparticles to Enhance Recovery While Reducing Toxicity After Subarachnoid Hemorrhage.
Hänggi D, Etminan N, Macdonald RL, Steiger HJ, Mayer SA, Aldrich F, Diringer MN, Hoh BL, Mocco J, Strange P, Faleck HJ, Miller M
Neurocrit Care. 2015 Oct; 23(2)274-84. doi: 10.1007/s12028-015-0112-2.

PMID:
    25678453
    [PubMed - in process]
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The International Multidisciplinary Consensus Conference on Multimodality Monitoring in Neurocritical Care: evidentiary tables: a statement for healthcare professionals from the Neurocritical Care Society and the European Society of Intensive Care Medicine.
Le Roux P, Menon DK, Citerio G, Vespa P, Bader MK, Brophy G, Diringer MN, Stocchetti N, Videtta W, Armonda R, Badjatia N, Bösel J, Chesnut R, Chou S, Claassen J, Czosnyka M, De Georgia M, Figaji A, Fugate J, Helbok R, Horowitz D, Hutchinson P, Kumar M, McNett M, Miller C, Naidech A, Oddo M, Olson D, O'Phelan K, Provencio JJ, Puppo C, Riker R, Roberson C, Schmidt M, Taccone F
Neurocrit Care. 2014 Dec; 21 Suppl 2S297-361. doi: 10.1007/s12028-014-0081-x.

PMID:
    25608916
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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The International Multidisciplinary Consensus Conference on Multimodality Monitoring in Neurocritical Care: a list of recommendations and additional conclusions: a statement for healthcare professionals from the Neurocritical Care Society and the European Society of Intensive Care Medicine.
Le Roux P, Menon DK, Citerio G, Vespa P, Bader MK, Brophy G, Diringer MN, Stocchetti N, Videtta W, Armonda R, Badjatia N, Bösel J, Chesnut R, Chou S, Claassen J, Czosnyka M, De Georgia M, Figaji A, Fugate J, Helbok R, Horowitz D, Hutchinson P, Kumar M, McNett M, Miller C, Naidech A, Oddo M, Olson D, O'Phelan K, Provencio JJ, Puppo C, Riker R, Roberson C, Schmidt M, Taccone F
Neurocrit Care. 2014 Dec; 21 Suppl 2S282-96. doi: 10.1007/s12028-014-0077-6.

PMID:
    25501689
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Relationship between angiographic vasospasm, cerebral blood flow, and cerebral infarction after subarachnoid hemorrhage.
Dhar R, Diringer MN
Acta Neurochir Suppl. 2015; 120161-5. doi: 10.1007/978-3-319-04981-6_27.

PMID:
    25366617
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Monitoring inflammation (including fever) in acute brain injury.
Provencio JJ, Badjatia N, Participants in the International Multi-disciplinary Consensus Conference on Multimodality Monitoring
Neurocrit Care. 2014 Dec; 21 Suppl 2S177-86. doi: 10.1007/s12028-014-0038-0.

PMID:
    25315974
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Treatment of subarachnoid hemorrhage.
Raya AK, Diringer MN
Crit Care Clin. 2014 Oct; 30(4)719-33. doi: 10.1016/j.ccc.2014.06.004.

PMID:
    25257737
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Understanding the disease: aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage.
Macdonald RL, Diringer MN, Citerio G
Intensive Care Med. 2014 Dec; 40(12)1940-3. doi: 10.1007/s00134-014-3483-5.

PMID:
    25223854
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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The International Multi-disciplinary Consensus Conference on Multimodality Monitoring: future directions and emerging technologies.
Vespa P, Menon D, Le Roux P, Participants in the International Multi-disciplinary Consensus Conference on Multimodality Monitoring
Neurocrit Care. 2014 Dec; 21 Suppl 2S270-81. doi: 10.1007/s12028-014-0049-x.

PMID:
    25208681
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Intracranial pressure monitoring: fundamental considerations and rationale for monitoring.
Chesnut R, Videtta W, Vespa P, Le Roux P, Participants in the International Multidisciplinary Consensus Conference on Multimodality Monitoring
Neurocrit Care. 2014 Dec; 21 Suppl 2S64-84. doi: 10.1007/s12028-014-0048-y.

PMID:
    25208680
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Monitoring of cerebral autoregulation.
Czosnyka M, Miller C, Participants in the International Multidisciplinary Consensus Conference on Multimodality Monitoring
Neurocrit Care. 2014 Dec; 21 Suppl 2S95-102. doi: 10.1007/s12028-014-0046-0.

PMID:
    25208679
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Consensus summary statement of the International Multidisciplinary Consensus Conference on Multimodality Monitoring in Neurocritical Care: a statement for healthcare professionals from the Neurocritical Care Society and the European Society of Intensive Care Medicine.
Le Roux P, Menon DK, Citerio G, Vespa P, Bader MK, Brophy GM, Diringer MN, Stocchetti N, Videtta W, Armonda R, Badjatia N, Böesel J, Chesnut R, Chou S, Claassen J, Czosnyka M, De Georgia M, Figaji A, Fugate J, Helbok R, Horowitz D, Hutchinson P, Kumar M, McNett M, Miller C, Naidech A, Oddo M, Olson D, O'Phelan K, Provencio JJ, Puppo C, Riker R, Robertson C, Schmidt M, Taccone F
Neurocrit Care. 2014 Dec; 21 Suppl 2S1-26. doi: 10.1007/s12028-014-0041-5.

PMID:
    25208678
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Intracranial pressure and cerebral perfusion pressure monitoring in non-TBI patients: special considerations.
Helbok R, Olson DM, Le Roux PD, Vespa P, Participants in the International Multidisciplinary Consensus Conference on Multimodality Monitoring
Neurocrit Care. 2014 Dec; 21 Suppl 2S85-94. doi: 10.1007/s12028-014-0040-6.

PMID:
    25208677
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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