Robert G Whitmore

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Affiliation: University of Pennsylvania
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Functional outcome instruments used for cervical spondylotic myelopathy: interscale correlation and prediction of preference-based quality of life
    Robert G Whitmore
    Department of Neurosurgery, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, 3rd Floor Silverstein, 3400 Spruce St, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Spine J 13:902-7. 2013
  2. doi request reprint How large is the typical subarachnoid hemorrhage? A review of current neurosurgical knowledge
    Robert G Whitmore
    Department of Neurosurgery, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    World Neurosurg 77:686-97. 2012
  3. doi request reprint A patient with thoracic intradural disc herniation
    Robert G Whitmore
    Department of Neurosurgery, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, 3400 Spruce Street, 3rd Floor Silverstein, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    J Clin Neurosci 18:1730-2. 2011
  4. doi request reprint Bioresorbable anterior cervical plate device for multi-level degenerative disc disease: case report with 8-year follow-up
    Robert G Whitmore
    Department of Neurosurgery, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, 3400 Spruce Street, 3 Silverstein, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    J Clin Neurosci 18:1736-8. 2011
  5. doi request reprint Is aggressive treatment of traumatic brain injury cost-effective?
    Robert G Whitmore
    Department of Neurosurgery, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    J Neurosurg 116:1106-13. 2012
  6. doi request reprint Magnetic resonance perfusion-weighted imaging defines angiogenic subtypes of oligodendroglioma according to 1p19q and EGFR status
    Gurpreet S Kapoor
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of Pennsylvania, 3 Silverstein 3400 Spruce Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    J Neurooncol 92:373-86. 2009
  7. doi request reprint Performing a cost analysis in spine outcomes research: comparing ventral and dorsal approaches for cervical spondylotic myelopathy
    Robert G Whitmore
    Department of Neurosurgery, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    Neurosurgery 70:860-7; discussion 867. 2012
  8. doi request reprint Cost-effectiveness of confirmatory techniques for the placement of lumbar pedicle screws
    Matthew R Sanborn
    Department of Neurosurgery, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, 3400 Spruce Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Neurosurg Focus 33:E12. 2012
  9. doi request reprint Treatment of a malignant peripheral nerve sheath tumor and its complications through a multidisciplinary approach
    Eamon J McLaughlin
    Division of Neurosurgery, Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, University of Pennsylvania Medical Center, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    J Neurosurg Pediatr 7:543-8. 2011
  10. doi request reprint ASA grade and Charlson Comorbidity Index of spinal surgery patients: correlation with complications and societal costs
    Robert G Whitmore
    Department of Neurosurgery, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, 3400 Spruce Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Spine J 14:31-8. 2014

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Publications17

  1. doi request reprint Functional outcome instruments used for cervical spondylotic myelopathy: interscale correlation and prediction of preference-based quality of life
    Robert G Whitmore
    Department of Neurosurgery, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, 3rd Floor Silverstein, 3400 Spruce St, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Spine J 13:902-7. 2013
    ..There is limited literature comparing different functional outcome measures used for cervical spondylotic myelopathy (CSM)...
  2. doi request reprint How large is the typical subarachnoid hemorrhage? A review of current neurosurgical knowledge
    Robert G Whitmore
    Department of Neurosurgery, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    World Neurosurg 77:686-97. 2012
    ..Despite the morbidity and mortality of subarachnoid hemorrhage (SAH), the average volume of a typical hemorrhage is not well defined. Animal models of SAH often do not accurately mimic the human disease process...
  3. doi request reprint A patient with thoracic intradural disc herniation
    Robert G Whitmore
    Department of Neurosurgery, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, 3400 Spruce Street, 3rd Floor Silverstein, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    J Clin Neurosci 18:1730-2. 2011
    ..The disc was removed, and the patient experienced good neurological recovery and remains pain free 1 year after surgery...
  4. doi request reprint Bioresorbable anterior cervical plate device for multi-level degenerative disc disease: case report with 8-year follow-up
    Robert G Whitmore
    Department of Neurosurgery, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, 3400 Spruce Street, 3 Silverstein, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    J Clin Neurosci 18:1736-8. 2011
    ..Successful fusion is visualized on CT imaging at 8-year follow-up. To our knowledge this is the first report of long-term follow-up showing successful fusion with this technology...
  5. doi request reprint Is aggressive treatment of traumatic brain injury cost-effective?
    Robert G Whitmore
    Department of Neurosurgery, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    J Neurosurg 116:1106-13. 2012
    ..The object of this study was to determine whether aggressive treatment of severe traumatic brain injury (TBI), including invasive intracranial monitoring and decompressive craniectomy, is cost-effective...
  6. doi request reprint Magnetic resonance perfusion-weighted imaging defines angiogenic subtypes of oligodendroglioma according to 1p19q and EGFR status
    Gurpreet S Kapoor
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of Pennsylvania, 3 Silverstein 3400 Spruce Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    J Neurooncol 92:373-86. 2009
    ..Therefore, the combined use of extensive molecular profiling and advanced MR imaging modalities may improve the accuracy of tumor grading, provide prognostic information, and has the potential to influence treatment decisions...
  7. doi request reprint Performing a cost analysis in spine outcomes research: comparing ventral and dorsal approaches for cervical spondylotic myelopathy
    Robert G Whitmore
    Department of Neurosurgery, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    Neurosurgery 70:860-7; discussion 867. 2012
    ..Medical cost analysis is increasingly important, but the methodology is complex and varied...
  8. doi request reprint Cost-effectiveness of confirmatory techniques for the placement of lumbar pedicle screws
    Matthew R Sanborn
    Department of Neurosurgery, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, 3400 Spruce Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Neurosurg Focus 33:E12. 2012
    ..This study compares the cost-effectiveness and efficacy of isocentric O-arm fluoroscopy, neurophysiological monitoring, and postoperative CT scanning after multilevel instrumented fusion for degenerative lumbar disease...
  9. doi request reprint Treatment of a malignant peripheral nerve sheath tumor and its complications through a multidisciplinary approach
    Eamon J McLaughlin
    Division of Neurosurgery, Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, University of Pennsylvania Medical Center, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    J Neurosurg Pediatr 7:543-8. 2011
    ..She is now 5 years out from her tumor resection and 3 years out from her definitive fusion. She has no evidence of residual tumor, infection, or pseudarthrosis and continues to remain asymptomatic...
  10. doi request reprint ASA grade and Charlson Comorbidity Index of spinal surgery patients: correlation with complications and societal costs
    Robert G Whitmore
    Department of Neurosurgery, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, 3400 Spruce Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Spine J 14:31-8. 2014
    ..The Charlson Comorbidity Index (CCI) and the American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA) Physical Status Classification System (ASA grade) are useful for predicting morbidity and mortality for a variety of disease processes...
  11. doi request reprint Patient comorbidities and complications after spinal surgery: a societal-based cost analysis
    Robert G Whitmore
    Department of Neurosurgery, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 37:1065-71. 2012
    ..Prospective observational study...
  12. doi request reprint Fluoroscopically guided, transoral, closed reduction, and halo vest immobilization for an atypical C-1 fracture
    Matthew R Sanborn
    Division of Neurosurgery, Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    J Neurosurg Pediatr 7:380-2. 2011
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  13. doi request reprint Impact of bone morphogenetic proteins on frequency of revision surgery, use of autograft bone, and total hospital charges in surgery for lumbar degenerative disease: review of the Nationwide Inpatient Sample from 2002 to 2008
    Phillip R Dagostino
    Thomas Jefferson University School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA 19107, USA
    Spine J 14:20-30. 2014
    ..Bone morphogenetic proteins (BMPs) were developed with the goal of improving clinical outcomes through the promotion of bony healing and reducing morbidity from iliac crest bone graft harvest...
  14. doi request reprint Decision analysis of treatment options for vestibular schwannoma
    Robert G Whitmore
    Department of Neurosurgery, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    J Neurosurg 114:400-13. 2011
    ..In this paper, the authors' purpose is to determine which treatment modality yields the highest QOL at 5- and 10-year follow-up, considering the likelihood of recurrence and various complications...
  15. doi request reprint Asymptomatic cervical canal stenosis: is there a risk of spinal cord injury?
    Zoher Ghogawala
    Department of Neurosurgery, Lahey Clinic Medical Center, 41 Mall Rd, Burlington, MA 01805, USA Wallace Clinical Trials Center, Greenwich Hospital, 5 Perryridge Road, Greenwich, CT 06830, USA Electronic address
    Spine J 13:613-4. 2013
    ..Spine J 2013;13:597-604 (in this issue) and Aebli N, Wicki AG, Rüegg TB, et al. The Torg-Pavlov ratio for the prediction of acute spinal cord injury after a minor trauma to the cervical spine. Spine J 2013;13:605-12 (in this issue)...
  16. ncbi request reprint Prediction of oligodendroglial tumor subtype and grade using perfusion weighted magnetic resonance imaging
    Robert G Whitmore
    Department of Neurosurgery, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia and the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    J Neurosurg 107:600-9. 2007
    ..The aim of this study was to use perfusion weighted MR imaging to predict tumor grade and cytogenetic profile in oligodendroglial neoplasms...
  17. ncbi request reprint Bow hunter's syndrome caused by accessory cervical ossification: posterolateral decompression and the use of intraoperative Doppler ultrasonography
    Robert G Whitmore
    Department of Neurosurgery, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Surg Neurol 67:169-71. 2007
    ..Bow hunter's syndrome refers to symptomatic vertebrobasilar insufficiency provoked by physiologic head rotation...