Fabio Settecase, MD, MS

Volunteer Assistant Clinical Professor
Assistant Clinical Professor

Education

Interventional Neuroradiology Fellowship, 2016 - , UCSF
Diagnostic Neuroradiology Fellowship, 2012 - , UCSF
Diagnostic Radiology Residency, 2011 - , UCSF
M.Sc., 2008 - Institute of Medical Science, University of Toronto
Internship, 2007 - , Univeristy of Toronto
M.D., 2006 - , Boston University
B.Sc. (Hon.), 2001 - , University of Toronto

Honors and Awards

Certificate of Merit - Educational Exhibit, Radiological Society of North America 106th Meeting, 2020
RSNA Roentgen Resident/Fellow Research Award, Radiological Society of North America, 2011
Chief Resident/Diagnostic Radiology, UCSF, 2010-2011
John F. O’Connor, MD, Radiology Award, Boston University, 2006
John R. Cameron Young Investigator Award, American Association of Physicists in Medicine, 2005
Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society, Boston University, 2005

Publications

Tonetti DA, Koneru M, Bhattacharyya M, English JD, Settecase F, Kim WT, Khalife J, Patel P, Thomas A, Jovin T, Hanel R, Benalia VHC, Cortez GM, Aghaebrahim A, Sauvageau E, Abdalkader M, Nguyen TN, Klein P, Dmytriw AA, Shaikh H. Tenzing 7 delivery catheter with or without a leading microwire for single pass aspiration thrombectomy: A multicenter experience. Interv Neuroradiol. 2023 Nov 28; 15910199231216765.
Settecase F, Kim WT, Sivapatham T, Khangura R, Caldwell J, Lee S, Hixson HR, Hoss D, English JD. Improved catheter delivery for aspiration thrombectomy using Tenzing 7 ledge reducing catheter and FreeClimb 70. Interv Neuroradiol. 2023 May 28; 15910199231177754.
Settecase F, Kim WT, English JD. AXS Vecta 0.071-0.074 Inch Aspiration Catheters for Mechanical Thrombectomy: Case Series and Literature Review. Neurointervention. 2023 Mar; 18(1):47-57.
Dmytriw AA, Ghozy S, Sweid A, Piotin M, Bekelis K, Sourour N, Raz E, Vela-Duarte D, Linfante I, Dabus G, Kole M, Martínez-Galdámez M, Nimjee SM, Lopes DK, Hassan AE, Kan P, Ghorbani M, Levitt MR, Escalard S, Missios S, Shapiro M, Clarençon F, Elhorany M, Tahir RA, Youssef PP, Pandey AS, Starke RM, El Naamani K, Abbas R, Mansour OY, Galvan J, Billingsley JT, Mortazavi A, Walker M, Dibas M, Settecase F, Heran MKS, Kuhn AL, Puri AS, Menon BK, Sivakumar S, Mowla A, D'Amato S, Zha AM, Cooke D, Vranic JE, Regenhardt RW, Rabinov JD, Stapleton CJ, Goyal M, Wu H, Cohen J, Turkel-Parella D, Xavier A, Waqas M, Tutino V, Siddiqui A, Gupta G, Nanda A, Khandelwal P, Tiu C, Portela PC, Perez de la Ossa N, Urra X, de Lera M, Arenillas JF, Ribo M, Requena M, Piano M, Pero G, De Sousa K, Al-Mufti F, Hashim Z, Nayak S, Renieri L, Du R, Aziz-Sultan MA, Liebeskind D, Nogueira RG, Abdalkader M, Nguyen TN, Vigilante N, Siegler JE, Grossberg JA, Saad H, Gooch MR, Herial NA, Rosenwasser RH, Tjoumakaris S, Patel AB, Tiwari A, Jabbour P, North American Neurovascular COVID-19 (NAN-C) Consortium & Society of Vascular and Interventiona. International controlled study of revascularization and outcomes following COVID-positive mechanical thrombectomy. Eur J Neurol. 2022 11; 29(11):3273-3287.
Jabbour P, Dmytriw AA, Sweid A, Piotin M, Bekelis K, Sourour N, Raz E, Linfante I, Dabus G, Kole M, Martínez-Galdámez M, Nimjee SM, Lopes DK, Hassan AE, Kan P, Ghorbani M, Levitt MR, Escalard S, Missios S, Shapiro M, Clarençon F, Elhorany M, Vela-Duarte D, Tahir RA, Youssef PP, Pandey AS, Starke RM, El Naamani K, Abbas R, Hammoud B, Mansour OY, Galvan J, Billingsley JT, Mortazavi A, Walker M, Dibas M, Settecase F, Heran MKS, Kuhn AL, Puri AS, Menon BK, Sivakumar S, Mowla A, D'Amato S, Zha AM, Cooke D, Goyal M, Wu H, Cohen J, Turkel-Parrella D, Xavier A, Waqas M, Tutino VM, Siddiqui A, Gupta G, Nanda A, Khandelwal P, Tiu C, Portela PC, Perez de la Ossa N, Urra X, de Lera M, Arenillas JF, Ribo M, Requena M, Piano M, Pero G, De Sousa K, Al-Mufti F, Hashim Z, Nayak S, Renieri L, Aziz-Sultan MA, Nguyen TN, Feineigle P, Patel AB, Siegler JE, Badih K, Grossberg JA, Saad H, Gooch MR, Herial NA, Rosenwasser RH, Tjoumakaris S, Tiwari A. Characteristics of a COVID-19 Cohort With Large Vessel Occlusion: A Multicenter International Study. Neurosurgery. 2022 06 01; 90(6):725-733.
Dmytriw AA, Dibas M, Phan K, Efendizade A, Ospel J, Schirmer C, Settecase F, Heran MKS, Kühn AL, Puri AS, Menon BK, Sivakumar S, Mowla A, Vela-Duarte D, Linfante I, Dabus GC, Regenhardt RW, D'Amato S, Rosenthal JA, Zha A, Talukder N, Sheth SA, Hassan AE, Cooke DL, Leung LY, Malek AM, Voetsch B, Sehgal S, Wakhloo AK, Goyal M, Wu H, Cohen J, Ghozy S, Turkel-Parella D, Farooq Z, Vranic JE, Rabinov JD, Stapleton CJ, Minhas R, Velayudhan V, Chaudhry ZA, Xavier A, Bullrich MB, Pandey S, Sposato LA, Johnson SA, Gupta G, Khandelwal P, Ali L, Liebeskind DS, Farooqui M, Ortega-Gutierrez S, Nahab F, Jillella DV, Chen K, Aziz-Sultan MA, Abdalkader M, Kaliaev A, Nguyen TN, Haussen DC, Nogueira RG, Haq IU, Zaidat OO, Sanborn E, Leslie-Mazwi TM, Patel AB, Siegler JE, Tiwari A, North American Neurovascular COVID-19 (NAN-C) Consortium & Society of Vascular and Interventional Ne. Acute ischaemic stroke associated with SARS-CoV-2 infection in North America. J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry. 2022 04; 93(4):360-368.
Ganesh A, Ospel JM, Menon BK, Demchuk AM, McTaggart RA, Nogueira RG, Poppe AY, Almekhlafi MA, Hanel RA, Thomalla G, Holmin S, Puetz V, van Adel BA, Tarpley JW, Tymianski M, Hill MD, Goyal M, ESCAPE-NA1 Trial Investigators. Assessment of Discrepancies Between Follow-up Infarct Volume and 90-Day Outcomes Among Patients With Ischemic Stroke Who Received Endovascular Therapy. JAMA Netw Open. 2021 11 01; 4(11):e2132376.
van den Broek M, Byrne D, Lyndon D, Niu B, Yu SM, Rohr A, Settecase F. ASPECTS estimation using dual-energy CTA-derived virtual non-contrast in large vessel occlusion acute ischemic stroke: a dose reduction opportunity for patients undergoing repeat CT? Neuroradiology. 2022 Mar; 64(3):483-491.
Dmytriw AA, Dibas M, Schirmer CM, Settecase F, Heran MKS, Efendizade A, Kühn AL, Puri AS, Ospel J, Menon B, Sivakumar S, Mowla A, Vela-Duarte D, Linfante I, Dabus G, Regenhardt RW, Patel AB, Leslie-Mazwi T, D'Amato S, Rosenthal J, Zha A, Talukder N, Sheth S, Cooke D, Leung LY, Malek A, Voetsch B, Sehgal S, Wakhloo AK, Wu H, Cohen J, Turkel-Parella D, Xavier A, Tiwari A, North American Neurovascular COVID-19 (NAN-C) Consortium. Age and Acute Ischemic Stroke Outcome in North American Patients With COVID-19. J Am Heart Assoc. 2021 07 20; 10(14):e021046.
Lyndon D, van den Broek M, Niu B, Yip S, Rohr A, Settecase F. Hypoperfusion Intensity Ratio Correlates with CTA Collateral Status in Large-Vessel Occlusion Acute Ischemic Stroke. AJNR Am J Neuroradiol. 2021 08; 42(8):1380-1386.
Settecase F. Acute ischemic stroke endovascular therapy. Handb Clin Neurol. 2021; 176:199-227.
Settecase F, Rayz VL. Advanced vascular imaging techniques. Handb Clin Neurol. 2021; 176:81-105.
Dmytriw AA, Phan K, Schirmer C, Settecase F, Heran MKS, Efendizade A, Kühn AL, Puri AS, Menon BK, Dibas M, Sivakumar S, Mowla A, Leung LY, Malek AM, Voetsch B, Sehgal S, Wakhloo AK, Wu H, Xavier A, Tiwari A. Ischaemic stroke associated with COVID-19 and racial outcome disparity in North America. J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry. 2020 12; 91(12):1362-1364.
Hill MD, Goyal M, Menon BK, Nogueira RG, McTaggart RA, Demchuk AM, Poppe AY, Buck BH, Field TS, Dowlatshahi D, van Adel BA, Swartz RH, Shah RA, Sauvageau E, Zerna C, Ospel JM, Joshi M, Almekhlafi MA, Ryckborst KJ, Lowerison MW, Heard K, Garman D, Haussen D, Cutting SM, Coutts SB, Roy D, Rempel JL, Rohr AC, Iancu D, Sahlas DJ, Yu AYX, Devlin TG, Hanel RA, Puetz V, Silver FL, Campbell BCV, Chapot R, Teitelbaum J, Mandzia JL, Kleinig TJ, Turkel-Parrella D, Heck D, Kelly ME, Bharatha A, Bang OY, Jadhav A, Gupta R, Frei DF, Tarpley JW, McDougall CG, Holmin S, Rha JH, Puri AS, Camden MC, Thomalla G, Choe H, Phillips SJ, Schindler JL, Thornton J, Nagel S, Heo JH, Sohn SI, Psychogios MN, Budzik RF, Starkman S, Martin CO, Burns PA, Murphy S, Lopez GA, English J, Tymianski M, ESCAPE-NA1 Investigators. Efficacy and safety of nerinetide for the treatment of acute ischaemic stroke (ESCAPE-NA1): a multicentre, double-blind, randomised controlled trial. Lancet. 2020 03 14; 395(10227):878-887.
Byrne D, Walsh JP, Schmiedeskamp H, Settecase F, Heran MKS, Niu B, Salmeen AK, Rohr B, Field TS, Murray N, Rohr A. Prediction of Hemorrhage after Successful Recanalization in Patients with Acute Ischemic Stroke: Improved Risk Stratification Using Dual-Energy CT Parenchymal Iodine Concentration Ratio Relative to the Superior Sagittal Sinus. AJNR Am J Neuroradiol. 2020 01; 41(1):64-70.
Settecase F. 3MAX catheter for thromboaspiration of downstream and new territory emboli after mechanical thrombectomy of large vessel occlusions: initial experience. Interv Neuroradiol. 2019 Jun; 25(3):277-284.
Alexander MD, Rebhun JM, Hetts SW, Amans MR, Settecase F, Darflinger RJ, Dowd CF, Halbach VV, Higashida RT, Cooke DL. Technical factors affecting outcomes following endovascular treatment of posterior circulation atherosclerotic lesions. Surg Neurol Int. 2017; 8:284.
Settecase F, McCoy DB, Darflinger R, Alexander MD, Cooke DL, Dowd CF, Hetts SW, Higashida RT, Halbach VV, Amans MR. Improving mechanical thrombectomy time metrics in the angiography suite: Stroke cart, parallel workflows, and conscious sedation. Interv Neuroradiol. 2018 Apr; 24(2):168-177.
Yang JK, Cote AM, Jordan CD, Kondapavulur S, Losey AD, McCoy D, Chu A, Yu JF, Moore T, Stillson C, Settecase F, Alexander MD, Nicholson A, Cooke DL, Saeed M, Barry D, Martin AJ, Wilson MW, Hetts SW. Interventional magnetic resonance imaging guided carotid embolectomy using a novel resonant marker catheter: demonstration of preclinical feasibility. Biomed Microdevices. 2017 Sep 25; 19(4):88.
Lum MA, Martin AJ, Alexander MD, McCoy DB, Cooke DL, Lillaney P, Moftakhar P, Amans MR, Settecase F, Nicholson A, Dowd CF, Halbach VV, Higashida RT, McDermott MW, Saloner D, Hetts SW. Intra-Arterial MR Perfusion Imaging of Meningiomas: Comparison to Digital Subtraction Angiography and Intravenous MR Perfusion Imaging. PLoS One. 2016; 11(11):e0163554.
Alexander MD, Nicholson AD, Darflinger RJ, Settecase F, Cooke DL, Dowd CF, Amans MR, Higashida RT, Hetts SW, Halbach VV. Effects on vessel measurement accuracy and subsequent occlusion after calcium channel blocker infusion during treatment of cerebral aneurysms with the Pipeline embolization device. Interv Neuroradiol. 2017 Feb; 23(1):47-51.
Alexander MD, Halbach V, Nicholson A, Settecase F, Darflinger RJ, Amans MR. Transvenous ethanol sclerotherapy of feeding arteries for treatment of a dural arteriovenous fistula. J Neurointerv Surg. 2017 Mar; 9(3):e12.
Alexander MD, Halbach V, Nicholson A, Settecase F, Darflinger RJ, Amans MR. Transvenous ethanol sclerotherapy of feeding arteries for treatment of a dural arteriovenous fistula. BMJ Case Rep. 2016 Jul 15; 2016.
Meng L, Settecase F, Xiao J, Yu Z, Flexman AM, Higashida RT. Initial clinical experience with near-infrared spectroscopy in assessing cerebral tissue oxygen saturation in cerebral vasospasm before and after intra-arterial verapamil injection. J Clin Neurosci. 2016 Apr; 26:63-9.
Meng L, Hall M, Settecase F, Higashida RT, Gelb AW. Monitoring cerebral tissue oxygen saturation at frontal and parietal regions during carotid artery stenting. J Anesth. 2016 Apr; 30(2):340-4.
Settecase F, Nicholson AD, Amans MR, Higashida RT, Halbach VV, Cooke DL, Dowd CF, Hetts SW. Onyx embolization of an intraosseous pseudoaneurysm of the middle meningeal artery in a patient with meningiomatosis, McCune-Albright syndrome, and gray platelet syndrome. J Neurosurg Pediatr. 2016 Mar; 17(3):324-9.
Settecase F, Hetts SW, Nicholson AD, Amans MR, Cooke DL, Dowd CF, Higashida RT, Halbach VV. Superselective Intra-Arterial Ethanol Sclerotherapy of Feeding Artery and Nidal Aneurysms in Ruptured Cerebral Arteriovenous Malformations. AJNR Am J Neuroradiol. 2016 Apr; 37(4):692-7.
Settecase F, Martin AJ, Lillaney P, Losey A, Hetts SW. Magnetic Resonance-Guided Passive Catheter Tracking for Endovascular Therapy. Magn Reson Imaging Clin N Am. 2015 Nov; 23(4):591-605.
Hetts SW, Tsai T, Cooke DL, Amans MR, Settecase F, Moftakhar P, Dowd CF, Higashida RT, Lawton MT, Halbach VV. Progressive versus Nonprogressive Intracranial Dural Arteriovenous Fistulas: Characteristics and Outcomes. AJNR Am J Neuroradiol. 2015 Oct; 36(10):1912-9.
Alexander MD, Rebhun JM, Hetts SW, Kim AS, Nelson J, Kim H, Amans MR, Settecase F, Dowd CF, Halbach VV, Higashida RT, Cooke DL. Lesion location, stability, and pretreatment management: factors affecting outcomes of endovascular treatment for vertebrobasilar atherosclerosis. J Neurointerv Surg. 2016 May; 8(5):466-70.
Das T, Settecase F, Boulos M, Huynh T, d'Esterre CD, Symons SP, Zhang L, Aviv RI. Multimodal CT provides improved performance for lacunar infarct detection. AJNR Am J Neuroradiol. 2015 Jun; 36(6):1069-75.
Martin AJ, Lillaney P, Saeed M, Losey AD, Settecase F, Evans L, Arenson RL, Wilson MW, Hetts SW. Digital subtraction MR angiography roadmapping for magnetic steerable catheter tracking. J Magn Reson Imaging. 2015 Apr; 41(4):1157-62.
Sincic RS, Caton CJ, Lillaney P, Goodfriend S, Ni J, Martin AJ, Losey AD, Shah N, Yee EJ, Evans L, Malba V, Bernhardt AF, Settecase F, Cooke DL, Saeed M, Wilson MW, Hetts SW. System architecture for a magnetically guided endovascular microcatheter. Biomed Microdevices. 2014 Feb; 16(1):97-106.
Settecase F, Harnsberger HR, Michel MA, Chapman P, Glastonbury CM. Spontaneous lateral sphenoid cephaloceles: anatomic factors contributing to pathogenesis and proposed classification. AJNR Am J Neuroradiol. 2014 Apr; 35(4):784-9.
Hetts SW, Saeed M, Martin AJ, Evans L, Bernhardt AF, Malba V, Settecase F, Do L, Yee EJ, Losey A, Sincic R, Lillaney P, Roy S, Arenson RL, Wilson MW. Endovascular catheter for magnetic navigation under MR imaging guidance: evaluation of safety in vivo at 1.5T. AJNR Am J Neuroradiol. 2013 Nov-Dec; 34(11):2083-91.
Settecase F, Hetts SW, Martin AJ, Roberts TP, Bernhardt AF, Evans L, Malba V, Saeed M, Arenson RL, Kucharzyk W, Wilson MW. RF Heating of MRI-Assisted Catheter Steering Coils for Interventional MRI. Acad Radiol. 2011 Mar; 18(3):277-85.
Bernhardt A, Wilson MW, Settecase F, Evans L, Malba V, Martin AJ, Saeed M, Roberts TP, Arenson RL, Hetts SW. Steerable catheter microcoils for interventional MRI reducing resistive heating. Acad Radiol. 2011 Mar; 18(3):270-6.
Desikan RS, Cabral HJ, Settecase F, Hess CP, Dillon WP, Glastonbury CM, Weiner MW, Schmansky NJ, Salat DH, Fischl B, Alzheimer's Disease Neuroimaging Initiative. Automated MRI measures predict progression to Alzheimer's disease. Neurobiol Aging. 2010 Aug; 31(8):1364-74.
Settecase F, Sussman MS, Wilson MW, Hetts S, Arenson RL, Malba V, Bernhardt AF, Kucharczyk W, Roberts TP. Magnetically-assisted remote control (MARC) steering of endovascular catheters for interventional MRI: a model for deflection and design implications. Med Phys. 2007 Aug; 34(8):3135-42.
Settecase F, Sussman MS, Roberts TP. A new temperature-sensitive contrast mechanism for MRI: Curie temperature transition-based imaging. Contrast Media Mol Imaging. 2007 Jan-Feb; 2(1):50-4.