Vincent Y Wang

Summary

Affiliation: University of California
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Complications of lumboperitoneal shunts
    Vincent Y Wang
    Department of Neurological Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, California 94143, USA
    Neurosurgery 60:1045-8; discussion 1049. 2007
  2. ncbi request reprint A novel anterior technique for simultaneous single-stage anterior and posterior cervical release for fixed kyphosis
    Vincent Y Wang
    Department of Neurological Surgery, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California 94143, USA
    J Neurosurg Spine 8:594-9. 2008
  3. doi request reprint Pedicle subtraction osteotomies for the correction of post-traumatic thoracolumbar kyphosis
    Dean Chou
    Department of Neurological Surgery, University of California San Francisco, 400 Parnassus Ave, Box 0350 San Francisco, California 94143 0350, USA
    J Clin Neurosci 17:113-7. 2010
  4. pmc Free-hand thoracic pedicle screws placed by neurosurgery residents: a CT analysis
    Vincent Y Wang
    Department of Neurological Surgery, University of California, 505 Parnassus Ave, Box 0112, San Francisco, CA 94143 0112, USA
    Eur Spine J 19:821-7. 2010
  5. doi request reprint Reconstruction of C-1 lateral mass with titanium mesh cage after resection of an aneurysmal bone cyst of the atlas
    Vincent Y Wang
    Department of Neurological Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, California, USA
    J Neurosurg Spine 10:117-21. 2009
  6. doi request reprint Trap-door rib-head osteotomies for posterior placement of expandable cages after transpedicular corpectomy: an alternative to lateral extracavitary and costotransversectomy approaches
    Dean Chou
    Department of Neurological Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, California, USA
    J Neurosurg Spine 10:40-5. 2009
  7. doi request reprint Primary dural repair during minimally invasive microdiscectomy using standard operating room instruments
    Dean Chou
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, California 94143 0350, USA
    Neurosurgery 64:356-8; discussion 358-9. 2009
  8. ncbi request reprint Stabilization of the atlantoaxial complex via C-1 lateral mass and C-2 pedicle screw fixation in a multicenter clinical experience in 102 patients: modification of the Harms and Goel techniques
    Henry E Aryan
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of California, San Francisco Medical Center, 94143, USA
    J Neurosurg Spine 8:222-9. 2008
  9. doi request reprint Transpedicular corpectomy with posterior expandable cage placement for L1 burst fracture
    Dean Chou
    Department of Neurological Surgery, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California 94143 0350, USA
    J Clin Neurosci 16:1069-72. 2009
  10. ncbi request reprint The cervicothoracic junction
    Vincent Y Wang
    Department of Neurological Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    Neurosurg Clin N Am 18:365-71. 2007

Detail Information

Publications15

  1. ncbi request reprint Complications of lumboperitoneal shunts
    Vincent Y Wang
    Department of Neurological Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, California 94143, USA
    Neurosurgery 60:1045-8; discussion 1049. 2007
    ..These shunts can be placed with or without valves. We sought to review the complications associated with the use of LP shunts with the increasing use of horizontal-vertical (HV) valve systems...
  2. ncbi request reprint A novel anterior technique for simultaneous single-stage anterior and posterior cervical release for fixed kyphosis
    Vincent Y Wang
    Department of Neurological Surgery, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California 94143, USA
    J Neurosurg Spine 8:594-9. 2008
    ..The authors illustrate this technique in a patient who developed fixed scoliosis and kyphosis of the cervical spine after surgery for degenerative disc disease. To the authors' knowledge, this is the first report of this technique...
  3. doi request reprint Pedicle subtraction osteotomies for the correction of post-traumatic thoracolumbar kyphosis
    Dean Chou
    Department of Neurological Surgery, University of California San Francisco, 400 Parnassus Ave, Box 0350 San Francisco, California 94143 0350, USA
    J Clin Neurosci 17:113-7. 2010
    ..We apply this technique in the setting of post-traumatic kyphosis, and we performed the osteotomies at the level of the compression fracture...
  4. pmc Free-hand thoracic pedicle screws placed by neurosurgery residents: a CT analysis
    Vincent Y Wang
    Department of Neurological Surgery, University of California, 505 Parnassus Ave, Box 0112, San Francisco, CA 94143 0112, USA
    Eur Spine J 19:821-7. 2010
    ..There were no re-operations for screw replacement. We concluded that under appropriate supervision, neurosurgery residents can safely place free-hand thoracic pedicle screws with an acceptable breach rate...
  5. doi request reprint Reconstruction of C-1 lateral mass with titanium mesh cage after resection of an aneurysmal bone cyst of the atlas
    Vincent Y Wang
    Department of Neurological Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, California, USA
    J Neurosurg Spine 10:117-21. 2009
    ..The authors present a case of an ABC at C-1 in a child who underwent resection of the lesion and reconstruction of the lateral mass with a titanium mesh cage...
  6. doi request reprint Trap-door rib-head osteotomies for posterior placement of expandable cages after transpedicular corpectomy: an alternative to lateral extracavitary and costotransversectomy approaches
    Dean Chou
    Department of Neurological Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, California, USA
    J Neurosurg Spine 10:40-5. 2009
    ..The authors describe a technique of using a "trap-door" rib-head osteotomy that avoids pleural dissection, yet allows a large expandable cage to be placed from an entirely posterior approach...
  7. doi request reprint Primary dural repair during minimally invasive microdiscectomy using standard operating room instruments
    Dean Chou
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, California 94143 0350, USA
    Neurosurgery 64:356-8; discussion 358-9. 2009
    ..One reason for the difficulty in a primary closure is that the small tube limits the use of proper opening and closing of standard dural repair instruments as well as the proper angulation of the instruments...
  8. ncbi request reprint Stabilization of the atlantoaxial complex via C-1 lateral mass and C-2 pedicle screw fixation in a multicenter clinical experience in 102 patients: modification of the Harms and Goel techniques
    Henry E Aryan
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of California, San Francisco Medical Center, 94143, USA
    J Neurosurg Spine 8:222-9. 2008
    ..The authors reviewed the multicenter experience with 102 patients undergoing C1-2 fusion via the polyaxial screw/rod technique. They also describe a modification to the Harms technique...
  9. doi request reprint Transpedicular corpectomy with posterior expandable cage placement for L1 burst fracture
    Dean Chou
    Department of Neurological Surgery, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California 94143 0350, USA
    J Clin Neurosci 16:1069-72. 2009
    ..We describe our surgical procedure in this technical note...
  10. ncbi request reprint The cervicothoracic junction
    Vincent Y Wang
    Department of Neurological Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    Neurosurg Clin N Am 18:365-71. 2007
    ..It is also a difficult region to access anteriorly because of the vital structures ventral to the CTJ. The development of new surgical techniques and new instrumentation has allowed better access and fixation to the CTJ...
  11. doi request reprint Vertebral column resection for rigid spinal deformity
    Justin S Smith
    University of Virginia, Department of Neurological Surgery, Charlottesville, Virginia, USA
    Neurosurgery 63:177-82. 2008
    ..This article reviews the VCR technique as it relates to correction of rigid spinal deformity, including case examples to illustrate its application...
  12. ncbi request reprint Removal of ossified ligamentum flavum via a minimally invasive surgical approach
    Vincent Y Wang
    Department of Neurological Surgery, University of California San Francisco Spine Center, University of California, San Francisco, California 94143, USA
    Neurosurg Focus 25:E7. 2008
    ..This approach enables complete decompression of the spinal canal while minimizing nerve, vascular, and musculoskeletal disruption, thus maintaining the native biomechanical disposition of the intact vertebral column...
  13. doi request reprint Spine and spinal cord emergencies: vascular and infectious causes
    Vincent Y Wang
    Department of Neurological Surgery, University of California, 505 Parnassus Avenue, MS112, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    Neuroimaging Clin N Am 20:639-50. 2010
    ..The authors discuss several infectious and vascular spinal emergencies, including epidural abscess, nontraumatic epidural hematoma, vascular malformations, and spinal cord infarction...
  14. doi request reprint Posterior transpedicular corpectomy and reconstruction of the axial vertebra for metastatic tumor
    Christopher P Ames
    UCSF Spine Center and Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of California, San Francisco, California 94143, USA
    J Neurosurg Spine 10:111-6. 2009
    ..The authors report 3 cases in which a similar posterior transpedicular technique, adapted for the cervical spine, was used for intralesional resection of metastatic tumors of the axis...
  15. ncbi request reprint Sarcoma and the spinal column
    Vincent Y Wang
    Department of Neurological Surgery, University of California, 505 Parnassus Avenue, Room M779, San Francisco, CA 94143 0112, USA
    Neurosurg Clin N Am 19:71-80. 2008
    ..Chemotherapy and radiation therapy have variable effects on these tumors. With recent advances in surgical techniques and development of new chemotherapy protocols, survival and local control are both improving...