Marjorie C Wang
Affiliation: Medical College of Wisconsin
- Trends and variations in cervical spine surgery in the United States: Medicare beneficiaries, 1992 to 2005Marjorie C Wang
Medical College of Wisconsin, Department of Neurosurgery, 9200 W Wisconsin Avenue, Milwaukee, WI 53226, USA
Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 34:955-61; discussion 962-3. 2009..Retrospective cohort...
- Thirty-day readmissions after elective spine surgery for degenerative conditions among US Medicare beneficiariesMarjorie C Wang
Department of Neurosurgery, Medical College of Wisconsin, 9200 W Wisconsin Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53226, USA
Spine J 12:902-11. 2012..Readmissions within 30 days of hospital discharge are undesirable and costly. Little is known about reasons for and predictors of readmissions after elective spine surgery to help plan preventative strategies...
- Utility of a combined current procedural terminology and International Classification of Diseases, Ninth Revision, Clinical Modification code algorithm in classifying cervical spine surgery for degenerative changesMarjorie C Wang
Department of Neurosurgery, Center for Patient Care and Outcomes Research, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI 53226, USA
Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 36:1843-8. 2011..Retrospective study...
- Strengths and limitations of International Classification of Disease Ninth Revision Clinical Modification codes in defining cervical spine surgeryMarjorie C Wang
Department of Neurosurgery, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, USA
Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 36:E38-44. 2011..Retrospective study...
- The continued burden of spine fractures after motor vehicle crashesMarjorie C Wang
Department of Neurosurgery, Medical College of Wisconsin, and the Clement J Zablocki VA Medical Center, Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53226, USA
J Neurosurg Spine 10:86-92. 2009..The purpose of this study was to evaluate secular trends in the occurrence of spine fractures associated with MVCs and evaluate the association between air bag and seat belt use with spine fractures...
- Timing of surgery after multisystem injury with traumatic brain injury: effect on neuropsychological and functional outcomeMarjorie C Wang
Department of Neurosurgery, Medical College ofWisconsin, Milwaukee 53226, USA
J Trauma 62:1250-8. 2007..We sought to determine whether 6-month neuropsychological and functional outcome was associated with timing of noncranial surgery after traumatic brain injury...
- Complications and mortality associated with cervical spine surgery for degenerative disease in the United StatesMarjorie C Wang
Department of Neurosurgery, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI 53226, USA
Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 32:342-7. 2007..Retrospective cohort...
- Accuracy of ICD-9-CM coding of cervical spine fractures: implications for research using administrative databasesMatthew L Miller
Department of Neurosurgery, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA
Ann Adv Automot Med 52:101-5. 2008..Prior studies have found coding accuracy ranging from 20 to 100%, casting doubt on the reliability of studies utilizing these codes. The goal of this study was to determine the accuracy of ICD-9-CM coding for cervical spine fractures...
- Are we underestimating the burden of traumatic brain injury? Surveillance of severe traumatic brain injury using centers for disease control International classification of disease, ninth revision, clinical modification, traumatic brain injury codesChristopher P Carroll
Department of Neurosurgery, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA
Neurosurgery 71:1064-70; discussion 1070. 2012..Recent studies suggest that these codes may underestimate the burden of TBI because of inaccuracies and low sensitivity...
- Utility of repeat head computed tomography after blunt head trauma: a systematic reviewMarjorie C Wang
Department of Neurosurgery, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53226, USA
J Trauma 61:226-33. 2006..We systematically reviewed the literature to determine the incidence of progression of injury on repeat CT and resulting treatment changes...
- The use of repeated head computed tomography in pediatric blunt head trauma: factors predicting new and worsening brain injuryWilliam Hollingworth
Department of Radiology, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA
Pediatr Crit Care Med 8:348-56; CEU quiz 357. 2007..This study describes the prevalence of worsening brain injury on repeat computed tomography, predictors of worsening computed tomography findings, and the frequency of neurosurgical intervention after the repeat computed tomography...