Research and Publications
PUBLISHED PAPERS *-denotes peer reviewed journals
*Stechison, M.T. and F.J. Kralick, The trigeminal evoked potential: Part I. Long-latency responses in awake or anesthetized subjects. Neurosurgery, 1993. 33(4): p. 633-8.
*Kralick, F., Neurosurgical Treatment of Hypothalamic Hamartoma Producing Intractable Gelastic Seizures and Precocious Puberty. JAONS, 2001. 1: p. 17-22.
*Kralick, F. and R. Koenigsberg, Sciatica in a patient with unusual peripheral nerve sheath tumors. Surgical Neurology, 2006. 66(6): p. 634-637.
*Tofighi, M.-R., Kawoos, U. Kralick, F.A. Rosen, A., Wireless intracranial pressure monitoring through scalp at microwave frequencies; preliminary phantom and animal study. IEEE MTT-S International Microwave Symposium Digest, 2006: p. 1738-1741.
*U. Kawoos, R. V. Warty, F. A. Kralick, M. R. Tofighi and A. Rosen. “Issues in Wireless Intracranial Pressure Monitoring at Microwave Frequencies”, PIERS Online Vol. 3 No. 6 2007 pp: 927-931
*Kawoos, U. Tofighi, M. R. Warty, R. Kralick, F. A. Rosen, A., In-Vitro and In-Vivo Trans-Scalp Evaluation of an Intracranial Pressure Implant at 2.4 GHz. IEEE Transactions on Microwave Theory and Techniques, 2008. 56(10): p. 2356-2365.
*Emam, M. Abashiya, Y. Chareunsack, B. Skordos, J. Oh, J. Choi, Y. Kralick, F. Noh, H., A novel microdevice for the treatment of hydrocephalus: design and fabrication of an array of microvalves and microneedles. Microsystem Technologies-Micro-and Nanosystems-Information Storage and Processing Systems, 2008. 14(3): p. 371-378.
*U. Kawoos, R. V. Warty; M. R. Tofighi, F.A.Kralick, D. Yoo, T. Neal, A. Rosen Embedded microwave system for monitoring of intracranial pressure, Proceedings of 2009 IEEE Radio and Wireless Symposium, p 119-122, 2009
*Kralick FA, Noh H, Design and Fabrication of a PDMS/Parylene Microvalve for the Treatment of Hydrocephalus,Journal of Microelectromechanical Systems, Vol. 20, No. 4, August 2011, p 811-818
*Kralick FA, Oh J, Medina T, Noh H. Microfabricated Shunt to Mimic Arachnoid Granulations for the Treatment of Communicating Hydrocephalus. Acta Neurochirurgica accepted Jan 2011
O. Sheikh, A. Reaves, F. A. Kralick, A. Brooks R. E. Musial,e J. Gasperino, Malignant Nerve Sheath Tumor of the Spinal Accessory Nerve: A Unique Presentation of a Rare Tumor, The Journal of Clinical Neurology 2012; 8: 1-4
Simeone F, Kralick FA. Posterior Cervical Fusion using the Unisom System. Spinal Instrumentation: Surgical Techniques, Eds. Kim, Vaccaro, Fessler. Thieme 2005
Kralick FA. Oh J, Kim G, Medina T, Noh H Microfabricated Shunt to Mimic the Function and Location of Arachnoid Granulations for the Treatment of Communicating Hydrocephalus, Eds. Schuhmann, Czosnyka. Intracranial Pressure and Brain Monitoring XIV, Acta Neurochirurgica Supplementeum, Vol. 114, Springer-Verlag/Wien, 2012
Kawoos U, Tofighi M, Rosen A, Kralick FA, Embedded Microwave Sensors for Intracranial Pressure Monitoring, Eds. Mostafeanezhad, Boric-Lubecke and Lin, Medical and Biological Microwave Sensors and Systems, Cambridge Univ Press, In Press
Kralick FA, Parrish W, Orr G, Willet D. Method for the Stimulation of Cell Growth and the Inhibition of Cell Proliferation by Utilization of Selenodithiols such as Selenodiglutathione. US patent #5,104,854: Issued April 12, 1992.
Kralick FA, Parrish W. Method for the Inhibition of the Proliferation of Cancer Cells in a Tumor Sensitive to Treatment with a Selenodithiol by Injection into a Tumor. US patent #5,104,854: Issued April 14, 1992.
Kralick FA, Noh Hongseok, Implantable Micro-System for the Treatment of Hydrocephalus, CIP
Kralick FA, Noh Hongseok, Implantable Micro-System for the Treatment of Hydrocephalus. US Patent No. US 8206334 B2,
Kawoos U, Rosen A, Rosen H, Kralick FA. Microwave Intracranial Pressure Implant and CSF Drainage. US Patent No. 12/558,157
In Practice Since:
2002 at Drexel University and Hahnemann University Hospital serving as Chief of Neurosurgery and Associate Professor Neurological Surgery
Nova-Southeastern graduation with highest honors
ACOS Surgical Residency Scholarship Excellence in Medicine
ACOS Resident Achievement Award
2nd Place Poster Presentation ACA Image guided Neurosurgery for Spinal Instability
Palm Desert, CA
National Sofamor Danek Resident Achievement Award Correction of Cephalocranial Disproportion by Expansion Craniectomy and Shunt Revision for Pansyostosis