Robert P Naftel

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Affiliation: University of Alabama at Birmingham
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint The association between race and frequent shunt failure: a single-center study
    Robert P Naftel
    Department of Neurosurgery, Children s Hospital of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
    J Neurosurg Pediatr 11:552-7. 2013
  2. doi request reprint Technology preferences among caregivers of children with hydrocephalus
    Robert P Naftel
    Section of Pediatric Neurosurgery, Division of Neurosurgery, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Children s of Alabama, Birmingham, AL, USA
    J Neurosurg Pediatr 11:26-36. 2013
  3. doi request reprint Parental recognition of shunt failure: a prospective single-institution study
    Robert P Naftel
    Section of Pediatric Neurosurgery, Division of Neurosurgery, University of Alabama, Children s Hospital, Birmingham, AL, USA
    J Neurosurg Pediatr 9:363-71. 2012
  4. doi request reprint Laparoscopic versus open insertion of the peritoneal catheter in ventriculoperitoneal shunt placement: review of 810 consecutive cases
    Robert P Naftel
    Division of Neurosurgery, Department of Surgery, University of Alabama, Birmingham, Alabama 35294 3410, USA
    J Neurosurg 115:151-8. 2011
  5. doi request reprint Small ventricular access prior to rigid neuroendoscopy
    Robert P Naftel
    Division of Neurosurgery, Section of Pediatric Neurosurgery, Children s Hospital, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Alabama 35294 3410, USA
    J Neurosurg Pediatr 6:325-8. 2010
  6. doi request reprint Evaluating the Children's Hospital of Alabama endoscopic third ventriculostomy experience using the Endoscopic Third Ventriculostomy Success Score: an external validation study
    Robert P Naftel
    Section of Pediatric Neurosurgery, Division of Neurosurgery, University of Alabama, Children s Hospital, Birmingham, Alabama, USA
    J Neurosurg Pediatr 8:494-501. 2011
  7. doi request reprint Long-term change in ventricular size following endoscopic third ventriculostomy for hydrocephalus due to tectal plate gliomas
    Andrew Romeo
    Section of Pediatric Neurosurgery, Division of Neurosurgery, University of Alabama, Children s Hospital, Birmingham, AL, USA
    J Neurosurg Pediatr 11:20-5. 2013
  8. doi request reprint Intradural spinal endoscopy in children
    Joshua J Chern
    Pediatric Neurosurgery, Children s Hospital, Birmingham, Alabama 35233, USA
    J Neurosurg Pediatr 8:107-11. 2011
  9. doi request reprint Small-ventricle neuroendoscopy for pediatric brain tumor management
    Robert P Naftel
    Section of Pediatric Neurosurgery, Division of Neurosurgery, University of Alabama, Children s Hospital, 1600 7th Avenue South, Birmingham, AL, USA
    J Neurosurg Pediatr 7:104-10. 2011
  10. ncbi request reprint Critical analysis of the Chiari malformation Type I found in children with lipomyelomeningocele
    R Shane Tubbs
    Section of Pediatric Neurosurgery, University of Alabama at Birmingham and Children s Hospital, Alabama 35233, USA
    J Neurosurg 106:196-200. 2007

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Publications16

  1. doi request reprint The association between race and frequent shunt failure: a single-center study
    Robert P Naftel
    Department of Neurosurgery, Children s Hospital of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
    J Neurosurg Pediatr 11:552-7. 2013
    ..These findings call for objective criteria for the preoperative and intraoperative diagnosis of shunt failure...
  2. doi request reprint Technology preferences among caregivers of children with hydrocephalus
    Robert P Naftel
    Section of Pediatric Neurosurgery, Division of Neurosurgery, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Children s of Alabama, Birmingham, AL, USA
    J Neurosurg Pediatr 11:26-36. 2013
    ..The authors of this study evaluated current technology hardware, Internet, and social media use and their socioeconomic relationships among caregivers of children with hydrocephalus...
  3. doi request reprint Parental recognition of shunt failure: a prospective single-institution study
    Robert P Naftel
    Section of Pediatric Neurosurgery, Division of Neurosurgery, University of Alabama, Children s Hospital, Birmingham, AL, USA
    J Neurosurg Pediatr 9:363-71. 2012
    ..Parents of children with shunts undergo educational instruction to enable them to recognize shunt failure. The authors prospectively investigated parental ability to recognize shunt failure...
  4. doi request reprint Laparoscopic versus open insertion of the peritoneal catheter in ventriculoperitoneal shunt placement: review of 810 consecutive cases
    Robert P Naftel
    Division of Neurosurgery, Department of Surgery, University of Alabama, Birmingham, Alabama 35294 3410, USA
    J Neurosurg 115:151-8. 2011
    ..However, minilaparotomy may be a significant source of morbidity during shunt surgery. Laparoscopic insertion of the distal catheter is an alternative technique that may simplify and improve the safety of shunt surgery...
  5. doi request reprint Small ventricular access prior to rigid neuroendoscopy
    Robert P Naftel
    Division of Neurosurgery, Section of Pediatric Neurosurgery, Children s Hospital, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Alabama 35294 3410, USA
    J Neurosurg Pediatr 6:325-8. 2010
    ..With increasing focus on endoscopic therapies in patients without hydrocephalus, this adjunct, based on the authors' experience, may provide an additional technique for safely treating patients...
  6. doi request reprint Evaluating the Children's Hospital of Alabama endoscopic third ventriculostomy experience using the Endoscopic Third Ventriculostomy Success Score: an external validation study
    Robert P Naftel
    Section of Pediatric Neurosurgery, Division of Neurosurgery, University of Alabama, Children s Hospital, Birmingham, Alabama, USA
    J Neurosurg Pediatr 8:494-501. 2011
    ..Using these factors, an Endoscopic Third Ventriculostomy Success Score (ETVSS) model was constructed to predict success of therapy. This study reports a single-institution experience with ETV and explores the ETVSS model validity...
  7. doi request reprint Long-term change in ventricular size following endoscopic third ventriculostomy for hydrocephalus due to tectal plate gliomas
    Andrew Romeo
    Section of Pediatric Neurosurgery, Division of Neurosurgery, University of Alabama, Children s Hospital, Birmingham, AL, USA
    J Neurosurg Pediatr 11:20-5. 2013
    ..However, controversy remains regarding the amount of ventricular size reduction that should be expected after ETV. This study investigates ventricular size change after ETV for TPGs...
  8. doi request reprint Intradural spinal endoscopy in children
    Joshua J Chern
    Pediatric Neurosurgery, Children s Hospital, Birmingham, Alabama 35233, USA
    J Neurosurg Pediatr 8:107-11. 2011
    ..With advances in technology, the authors believe that intradural endoscopy will begin to be used by more neurosurgeons for treating diseases of this anatomical region...
  9. doi request reprint Small-ventricle neuroendoscopy for pediatric brain tumor management
    Robert P Naftel
    Section of Pediatric Neurosurgery, Division of Neurosurgery, University of Alabama, Children s Hospital, 1600 7th Avenue South, Birmingham, AL, USA
    J Neurosurg Pediatr 7:104-10. 2011
    ..The authors review their experience with the effectiveness and safety of endoscopic brain tumor management in children with small ventricles...
  10. ncbi request reprint Critical analysis of the Chiari malformation Type I found in children with lipomyelomeningocele
    R Shane Tubbs
    Section of Pediatric Neurosurgery, University of Alabama at Birmingham and Children s Hospital, Alabama 35233, USA
    J Neurosurg 106:196-200. 2007
    ..Occasional comments are found in the literature regarding patients with lipomyelomeningocele and concomitant Chiari malformation Type I (CM-I). The object of this study was to explore the association between these two conditions...
  11. doi request reprint Institutional experience with 500 cases of surgically treated pediatric Chiari malformation Type I
    R Shane Tubbs
    Pediatric Neurosurgery, Children s Hospital, Birmingham, Alabama 35233, USA
    J Neurosurg Pediatr 7:248-56. 2011
    ..The diagnosis and treatment of Chiari malformation Type I (CM-I) has evolved over the last few decades. The authors present their surgical experience of over 2 decades of treating children with this form of hindbrain herniation...
  12. doi request reprint Dorello canal revisited: an observation that potentially explains the frequency of abducens nerve injury after head injury
    R Shane Tubbs
    Section of Pediatric Neurosurgery, Children s Hospital, Birmingham, Alabama, USA
    World Neurosurg 77:119-21. 2012
    ..The abducens nerve is frequently injured after head trauma and some investigators have attributed this to its long intracranial course. The present study aimed to elucidate an additional mechanism to explain this phenomenon...
  13. ncbi request reprint Predicting orthopedic involvement in patients with lipomyelomeningoceles
    R Shane Tubbs
    Division of Neurosurgery, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL 35233, USA
    Childs Nerv Syst 23:835-8. 2007
    ..They are associated with a wide range of problems in affected patients, including skin abnormalities, sensory and motor deficits, pain, urinary bladder and anal sphincter dysfunction, and orthopedic deformities...
  14. doi request reprint Ligaments of the craniocervical junction
    R Shane Tubbs
    Section of Pediatric Neurosurgery, Children s Hospital, Birmingham, Alabama 35233, USA
    J Neurosurg Spine 14:697-709. 2011
    ..To the authors' knowledge, a comprehensive review of these structures is not available in the medical literature. The aim of the current study was to distill the available literature on each of these structures into one offering...
  15. ncbi request reprint The patient with symptoms following resection of a lipomyelomeningocele: do increases in the lumbosacral angle indicate a tethered spinal cord?
    R Shane Tubbs
    Section of Pediatric Neurosurgery, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Alabama, USA
    J Neurosurg 105:62-4. 2006
    ..The aim of this study was to verify this same finding in a group of patients with occult spinal dysraphism (that is, closed neural tube defect)...
  16. ncbi request reprint Motor vehicle restraint system use and risk of spine injury
    Mark A Reed
    Center for Injury Sciences, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama, USA
    Traffic Inj Prev 7:256-63. 2006
    ..This study examined the relationship between the occurrence of mild to severe cervical and thoracolumbar spine injury and occupant restraint systems among front seat occupants involved in frontal MVCs...