Robert G Watkins

Summary

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Lymphangiomatosis of the spine: two cases requiring surgical intervention
    Robert G Watkins
    Department of Orthopedics, University of Southern California, Los Angeles 90033, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 28:E45-50. 2003
  2. ncbi request reprint Stability provided by the sternum and rib cage in the thoracic spine
    Robert Watkins
    Los Angeles Spine Surgery Institute, California 90057, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 30:1283-6. 2005
  3. ncbi request reprint Anterior instrumentation for thoracolumbar adolescent idiopathic scoliosis: do structural interbody grafts preserve sagittal alignment better than morselized rib autografts?
    Robert G Watkins
    Los Angeles Spine Surgery Institute, Los Angeles, CA 90057, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 31:2337-42. 2006
  4. ncbi request reprint Measurements of lumbopelvic lordosis using the pelvic radius technique as it correlates with sagittal spinal balance and sacral translation
    Raymond J Gardocki
    Los Angeles Spine Surgery Institute, 120, 2200 West Third Street, Los Angeles, CA 90057, USA
    Spine J 2:421-9. 2002
  5. ncbi request reprint Nerve monitoring changes related to iliac artery compression during anterior lumbar spine surgery
    Salvador A Brau
    Department of Surgery, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 90071, USA
    Spine J 3:351-5. 2003
  6. ncbi request reprint Lumbar disc injury in the athlete
    Robert G Watkins
    University of Southern California, Center for Orthopedic Spinal, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Clin Sports Med 21:147-65, viii. 2002
  7. ncbi request reprint Vascular injury during anterior lumbar surgery
    Salvador A Brau
    Spine Access Surgery Associates, 1334 Westwood Boulevard, Suite 1D, Los Angeles, CA 90024, USA
    Spine J 4:409-12. 2004
  8. ncbi request reprint Clinical and radiographic outcomes of anterior lumbar interbody fusion using recombinant human bone morphogenetic protein-2
    J Kenneth Burkus
    Hughston Spine Service, The Hughston Clinic, Columbus, Georgia 31908 9517, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 27:2396-408. 2002
  9. doi request reprint Access strategies for revision in anterior lumbar surgery
    Salvador A Brau
    Department of Vascular Surgery, Keck School of Medicine, USC, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 33:1662-7. 2008
  10. ncbi request reprint Left iliac artery thrombosis during anterior lumbar surgery
    Salvador A Brau
    Spine Access Surgery Associates, Los Angeles, CA 90024, USA
    Ann Vasc Surg 18:48-51. 2004

Detail Information

Publications11

  1. ncbi request reprint Lymphangiomatosis of the spine: two cases requiring surgical intervention
    Robert G Watkins
    Department of Orthopedics, University of Southern California, Los Angeles 90033, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 28:E45-50. 2003
    ..Two cases of lymphangiomatosis of the spine are presented...
  2. ncbi request reprint Stability provided by the sternum and rib cage in the thoracic spine
    Robert Watkins
    Los Angeles Spine Surgery Institute, California 90057, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 30:1283-6. 2005
    ..Multidirectional flexibility tests were conducted on 10 human thoracic spines with intact rib cage...
  3. ncbi request reprint Anterior instrumentation for thoracolumbar adolescent idiopathic scoliosis: do structural interbody grafts preserve sagittal alignment better than morselized rib autografts?
    Robert G Watkins
    Los Angeles Spine Surgery Institute, Los Angeles, CA 90057, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 31:2337-42. 2006
    ..Sixteen of the patients received structural grafts as interbody spacers in disc levels below T12, while the other 18 patients received only morselized rib autograft...
  4. ncbi request reprint Measurements of lumbopelvic lordosis using the pelvic radius technique as it correlates with sagittal spinal balance and sacral translation
    Raymond J Gardocki
    Los Angeles Spine Surgery Institute, 120, 2200 West Third Street, Los Angeles, CA 90057, USA
    Spine J 2:421-9. 2002
    ..Better methods of measuring lordosis, which correlate with sagittal spinal balance and pelvic compensation, are needed in treating patients with spinal disorders...
  5. ncbi request reprint Nerve monitoring changes related to iliac artery compression during anterior lumbar spine surgery
    Salvador A Brau
    Department of Surgery, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 90071, USA
    Spine J 3:351-5. 2003
    ..There are no studies in the literature that correlate compression of the iliac vessels resulting in obstruction of blood flow with changes in nerve monitoring parameters during anterior lumbar surgery...
  6. ncbi request reprint Lumbar disc injury in the athlete
    Robert G Watkins
    University of Southern California, Center for Orthopedic Spinal, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Clin Sports Med 21:147-65, viii. 2002
    ..Lumbar pain is significant in many sports, but an organized diagnostic and therapeutic plan can prevent permanent injury, allowing full function and maximum performance...
  7. ncbi request reprint Vascular injury during anterior lumbar surgery
    Salvador A Brau
    Spine Access Surgery Associates, 1334 Westwood Boulevard, Suite 1D, Los Angeles, CA 90024, USA
    Spine J 4:409-12. 2004
    ..With the number of anterior lumbar procedures expected to increase significantly over the next few years, it is important for spine surgeons to have a good understanding about the incidence of vascular complications during these operations...
  8. ncbi request reprint Clinical and radiographic outcomes of anterior lumbar interbody fusion using recombinant human bone morphogenetic protein-2
    J Kenneth Burkus
    Hughston Spine Service, The Hughston Clinic, Columbus, Georgia 31908 9517, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 27:2396-408. 2002
    ..A prospective, nonblinded, multicenter study of outcomes in patients undergoing single-level anterior lumbar discectomy and interbody fusion with InFUSE Bone Graft...
  9. doi request reprint Access strategies for revision in anterior lumbar surgery
    Salvador A Brau
    Department of Vascular Surgery, Keck School of Medicine, USC, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 33:1662-7. 2008
    ..Sixty-two consecutive patients undergoing anterior lumbar revision surgery from February 2000 to September 2007 were evaluated for approach strategies and complications...
  10. ncbi request reprint Left iliac artery thrombosis during anterior lumbar surgery
    Salvador A Brau
    Spine Access Surgery Associates, Los Angeles, CA 90024, USA
    Ann Vasc Surg 18:48-51. 2004
    ..LIAT is an uncommon complication of ALS. Early identification and management can avoid long-term complications. Pulse oxymetry helps in its timely identification. Patients undergoing exposure at L4-5 and females are at greater risk...
  11. ncbi request reprint Microscopic lumbar discectomy results for 60 cases in professional and Olympic athletes
    Robert G Watkins
    St Vincent s Medical Center, 2200 West Third Street, 120, Los Angeles, CA 90057 1932, USA
    Spine J 3:100-5. 2003
    ..There is no documented information indicating time for return to play after lumbar discectomy in professional and Olympic athletes...