R Mobbs

Summary

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Posterior femoral cutaneous nerve entrapment neuropathy: operative exposure and technique
    R J Mobbs
    Department of Neurosurgery, Institute of Neurological Sciences, The Prince of Wales Hospital, Sydney, Australia
    Br J Neurosurg 16:309-11. 2002
  2. ncbi request reprint Peripheral nerve stimulation for the treatment of chronic pain
    R J Mobbs
    Department of Neurosurgery, Institute of Neurological Sciences, The Prince of Wales Hospital, Randwick, Sydney, Australia
    J Clin Neurosci 14:216-21; discussion 222-3. 2007
  3. doi request reprint Indications for anterior lumbar interbody fusion
    Ralph J Mobbs
    NeuroSpineClinic, Prince of Wales Private Hospital, Randwick, Sydney, Australia
    Orthop Surg 5:153-63. 2013
  4. doi request reprint Hybrid technique for posterior lumbar interbody fusion: a combination of open decompression and percutaneous pedicle screw fixation
    Ralph J Mobbs
    Department of Neurosurgery, Prince of Wales Private Hospital, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    Orthop Surg 5:135-41. 2013
  5. doi request reprint Bone graft substitutes for anterior lumbar interbody fusion
    Ralph J Mobbs
    Neuro Spine Clinic, Prince of Wales Private Hospital, Randwick, Australia
    Orthop Surg 5:77-85. 2013
  6. doi request reprint The "medio-latero-superior trajectory technique": an alternative cortical trajectory for pedicle fixation
    Ralph J Mobbs
    NeuroSpineClinic, Prince of Wales Private Hospital, Sydney, Australia
    Orthop Surg 5:56-9. 2013
  7. doi request reprint Biphasic calcium phosphate contained within a polyetheretherketone cage with and without plating for anterior cervical discectomy and fusion
    Ralph Jasper Mobbs
    NeuroSpineClinic, Suite 7, Level 7 Prince of Wales Private Hospital, Sydney, Australia
    Orthop Surg 4:156-65. 2012
  8. doi request reprint Minimally invasive surgery compared to open spinal fusion for the treatment of degenerative lumbar spine pathologies
    Ralph J Mobbs
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of New South Wales, High Street, Randwick, New South Wales, Australia
    J Clin Neurosci 19:829-35. 2012
  9. ncbi request reprint Migration of lumbar disc herniation: an unusual case
    Ralph J Mobbs
    Prince of Wales Hospital, Peripheral Nerve Research Foundation, 3 Wansey Road, Randwick, Sydney, NSW 2031, Australia
    J Clin Neurosci 14:581-4. 2007
  10. ncbi request reprint Ossification of the ligamentum flavum: diet and genetics
    Ralph J Mobbs
    Prince of Wales Hospital, Peripheral Nerve Research Foundation, 3 Wansey Road, Randwick, New South Wales 2031, Australia
    J Clin Neurosci 14:703-5. 2007

Detail Information

Publications24

  1. ncbi request reprint Posterior femoral cutaneous nerve entrapment neuropathy: operative exposure and technique
    R J Mobbs
    Department of Neurosurgery, Institute of Neurological Sciences, The Prince of Wales Hospital, Sydney, Australia
    Br J Neurosurg 16:309-11. 2002
    ..We describe our operative exposure and technique for decompression of the posterior femoral cutaneous nerve and include a comparative anatomical explanation for the unusual area of our patient's pain...
  2. ncbi request reprint Peripheral nerve stimulation for the treatment of chronic pain
    R J Mobbs
    Department of Neurosurgery, Institute of Neurological Sciences, The Prince of Wales Hospital, Randwick, Sydney, Australia
    J Clin Neurosci 14:216-21; discussion 222-3. 2007
    ..We therefore conclude that peripheral nerve stimulation can be useful in decreasing pain in well selected patients with severe pain in the distribution of a peripheral nerve...
  3. doi request reprint Indications for anterior lumbar interbody fusion
    Ralph J Mobbs
    NeuroSpineClinic, Prince of Wales Private Hospital, Randwick, Sydney, Australia
    Orthop Surg 5:153-63. 2013
    ..Despite being an established treatment modality, current indications of ALIF are yet to be clearly defined in the literature. This article discusses the current literature on indications on ALIF surgery. ..
  4. doi request reprint Hybrid technique for posterior lumbar interbody fusion: a combination of open decompression and percutaneous pedicle screw fixation
    Ralph J Mobbs
    Department of Neurosurgery, Prince of Wales Private Hospital, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    Orthop Surg 5:135-41. 2013
    ..The minimally invasive technique resulted in shorter hospital stay, earlier mobilization and reduced postoperative narcotic usage. The long-term clinical outcomes were equivalent in the two groups...
  5. doi request reprint Bone graft substitutes for anterior lumbar interbody fusion
    Ralph J Mobbs
    Neuro Spine Clinic, Prince of Wales Private Hospital, Randwick, Australia
    Orthop Surg 5:77-85. 2013
    ..The emphasis is on the contentious use of recombinant human bone morphogenetic proteins, which is in widespread use and has demonstrated both significant osteogenic potential and risk of complications...
  6. doi request reprint The "medio-latero-superior trajectory technique": an alternative cortical trajectory for pedicle fixation
    Ralph J Mobbs
    NeuroSpineClinic, Prince of Wales Private Hospital, Sydney, Australia
    Orthop Surg 5:56-9. 2013
    ..This approach takes advantage of a predominantly cortical trajectory to assist with bone fixation. Drawbacks of this new screw trajectory are discussed along with its potential benefits...
  7. doi request reprint Biphasic calcium phosphate contained within a polyetheretherketone cage with and without plating for anterior cervical discectomy and fusion
    Ralph Jasper Mobbs
    NeuroSpineClinic, Suite 7, Level 7 Prince of Wales Private Hospital, Sydney, Australia
    Orthop Surg 4:156-65. 2012
    ..To evaluate the properties of a combination bone graft consisting of biphasic calcium phosphate ceramic, polyetheretherketone (PEEK) cage in one- and two-level surgery...
  8. doi request reprint Minimally invasive surgery compared to open spinal fusion for the treatment of degenerative lumbar spine pathologies
    Ralph J Mobbs
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of New South Wales, High Street, Randwick, New South Wales, Australia
    J Clin Neurosci 19:829-35. 2012
    ..In our study MIS provided similar efficacy to the conventional open technique, and proved to be superior with regard to patient satisfaction, length of hospital stay, time to mobilise and complication rates...
  9. ncbi request reprint Migration of lumbar disc herniation: an unusual case
    Ralph J Mobbs
    Prince of Wales Hospital, Peripheral Nerve Research Foundation, 3 Wansey Road, Randwick, Sydney, NSW 2031, Australia
    J Clin Neurosci 14:581-4. 2007
    ..The patient did not wish to pursue surgery. Disc fragment migration patterns are discussed. We conclude that extruded disc fragments may migrate distant from their initial origin...
  10. ncbi request reprint Ossification of the ligamentum flavum: diet and genetics
    Ralph J Mobbs
    Prince of Wales Hospital, Peripheral Nerve Research Foundation, 3 Wansey Road, Randwick, New South Wales 2031, Australia
    J Clin Neurosci 14:703-5. 2007
    ..Based on our case report, we support the view that dietary habits may constitute an independent risk factor for OLF and ossification of the posterior longitudinal ligament...
  11. ncbi request reprint Anterior cervical discectomy and fusion: analysis of surgical outcome with and without plating
    Ralph J Mobbs
    Prince of Wales Hospital, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    J Clin Neurosci 14:639-42. 2007
    ..1.8% of the plated group required revision surgery...
  12. doi request reprint Technique, challenges and indications for percutaneous pedicle screw fixation
    Ralph J Mobbs
    Department of Neurosurgery, Prince of Wales Private Hospital, Sydney Spine Clinic, Randwick, New South Wales 2031, Australia
    J Clin Neurosci 18:741-9. 2011
    ..We discuss potential indications for minimally invasive fusion techniques for complex spinal surgery and support these with descriptions of illustrative patients...
  13. ncbi request reprint Endoscopic assisted posterior fossa decompression
    R Mobbs
    Division of Neurosurgery, Institute of Neurological Sciences, The Prince of Wales Hospital, Clinical School of the University of NSW, Australia
    J Clin Neurosci 8:343-4. 2001
    ..We describe a patient with a symptomatic type I Chiari malformation managed by posterior fossa decompression using endoscopic techniques. Technical considerations, including drawbacks of the procedure, are discussed...
  14. ncbi request reprint Endoscopic-assisted sciatic nerve exploration
    R J Mobbs
    Department of Neurosurgery, Institute of Neurological Sciences, The Prince of Wales Hospital, Sydney, Australia
    Minim Invasive Neurosurg 47:178-80. 2004
    ..Somatosensory evoked potentials and MRI were indicative of a sciatic nerve lesion. We describe a simple technique of endoscopic exploration of the sciatic nerve to assist intraoperative decision making...
  15. ncbi request reprint Outcome following anterior cervical discectomy in compensation patients
    R J Mobbs
    Neurosurgical Registrar, The Canberra Hospital, Woden ACT
    J Clin Neurosci 8:124-5. 2001
    ..Financial incentives seem to significantly influence the outcome of cervical disc surgery in our patient population...
  16. ncbi request reprint Effect of cervical hard collar on intracranial pressure after head injury
    Ralph J Mobbs
    Department of Neurosurgery, Institute of Neurological Sciences, The Prince of Wales Hospital, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    ANZ J Surg 72:389-91. 2002
    ..This study tested the hypothesis that application of a hard collar is associated with an increase in ICP...
  17. ncbi request reprint Endoscopic assisted posterior decompression for spinal neoplasms
    Ralph J Mobbs
    Centre for Minimally Invasive Neurosurgery, The Prince of Wales Private Hospital, Sydney, Australia
    J Clin Neurosci 9:437-9. 2002
    ..Technical details are reviewed and difficulties of the approach discussed...
  18. ncbi request reprint The dangers of diagnostic laparoscopy in the head injured patient
    Ralph J Mobbs
    Department of Neurosurgery, Institute of Neurological Sciences, The Prince of Wales Hospital, Sydney, Australia
    J Clin Neurosci 9:592-3. 2002
    ..Laparoscopy was terminated and the ICP returned to normal levels within 35 min. The authors recommend that pneumoperitoneum laparoscopy should not be used in the trauma setting where head injury is suspected...
  19. ncbi request reprint Treatment of painful peripheral neuroma by vein implantation
    R J Mobbs
    Department of Neurosurgery, Institute of Neurological Sciences, The Prince of Wales Hospital, Sydney, Australia
    J Clin Neurosci 10:338-9. 2003
    ..The advantages include minimisation of trauma to bone and muscle as compared with previous treatment techniques and the relative ease of the method...
  20. ncbi request reprint Entrapment neuropathy of the ulnar nerve by a constriction band: the role of MRI
    Ralph J Mobbs
    Department of Neurosurgery, The Prince of Wales Hospital, Randwick, Sydney, Australia
    J Clin Neurosci 10:374-5. 2003
    ..We review the sensitivity and specificity in diagnosing ulnar nerve entrapment at the elbow as defined by MRI findings...
  21. ncbi request reprint Mesh electrode for peripheral nerve stimulation
    Ralph J Mobbs
    Peripheral Nerve Research Foundation, Randwick, Sydney, Australia
    J Clin Neurosci 10:476-7. 2003
    ..Design details of the electrode are discussed, as are notes on surgical technique...
  22. ncbi request reprint Death after late failure of endoscopic third ventriculostomy: a potential solution
    Ralph J Mobbs
    The Prince of Wales Hospital, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    Neurosurgery 53:384-5; discussion 385-6. 2003
    ..We describe a simple innovation that adds little morbidity and has the potential to reduce the advent of death after late failure of endoscopic third ventriculostomy...
  23. ncbi request reprint The importance of the journal club for neurosurgical trainees
    Ralph J Mobbs
    Peripheral Nerve Research Foundation, 3 Wansey Road, Randwick, 2031, Sydney, Australia
    J Clin Neurosci 11:57-8. 2004
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  24. ncbi request reprint Endoscope-assisted microvascular decompression for trigeminal neuralgia: technical case report
    Charles Teo
    Centre for Minimally Invasive Neurosurgery, Prince of Wales Private Hospital, Randwick, Australia
    Neurosurgery 59:ONSE489-90; discussion ONSE490. 2006
    ..Alternatively, effective decompression may not always be achieved with the visualization provided by the microscope alone. We theorized that the addition of an endoscope would improve the efficacy of microvascular decompression...