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Christopher E. Wolfla MD

Christopher E. Wolfla MD


Institution: Medical College of Wisconsin
Department: Neurosurgery
Program: Adult

Publications (73)

  • Comments (Wolfla C) Clinical Neurosurgery 1 December 2018;83(6):1285 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85061503447 12/01/2018    
  • Comments (Wolfla C) Clinical Neurosurgery 1 February 2018;82(2):231 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85041548929 02/01/2018    
  • Comment: Cervical spine deformity-part 3: Posterior techniques, clinical outcome, and complications (Wolfla C) Clinical Neurosurgery 1 December 2017;81(6):898 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85042149881 12/01/2017    
  • Risk Factors for Ineffectiveness of Posterior Decompression and Dekyphotic Corrective Fusion with Instrumentation for Beak-Type Thoracic Ossification of the Posterior Longitudinal Ligament: A Single Institute Study. (Imagama S, Ando K, Ito Z, Kobayashi K, Hida T, Ito K, Tsushima M, Ishikawa Y, Matsumoto A, Morozumi M, Tanaka S, Machino M, Ota K, Nakashima H, Wakao N, Nishida Y, Matsuyama Y, Ishiguro N) Neurosurgery 2017 May 01;80(5):800-808 PMID: 28379572 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85017123398 04/06/2017       11 Citations
  • Reply (Wolfla CE) Neurosurgery 1 August 2016;79(2):278 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84978722249 08/01/2016    
  • Upright magnetic resonance imaging of the lumbar spine: Back pain and radiculopathy. (Nguyen HS, Doan N, Shabani S, Baisden J, Wolfla C, Paskoff G, Shender B, Stemper B) J Craniovertebr Junction Spine 2016 Jan-Mar;7(1):31-7 PMID: 27041883 PMCID: PMC4790145 04/05/2016    
  • Fenestration of bone flap during decompressive craniotomy for subdural hematoma. (Nguyen HS, Doan N, Wolfla C, Pollock G) Surg Neurol Int 2016;7:16 PMID: 26958422 PMCID: PMC4766810 03/10/2016    
  • Fenestration of bone flap during interval autologous cranioplasty. (Nguyen HS, Doan N, Wolfla C, Pollock G) Surg Neurol Int 2015;6:190 PMID: 26759735 PMCID: PMC4697200 01/14/2016    
  • Comments (Wolfla C) Operative Neurosurgery 2016;12(4):37-38 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85019652692 01/01/2016    
  • Comments (Wolfla C) Neurosurgery 1 February 2016;78(2):304 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84955303379 01/01/2016    
  • Comment (Wolfla C) Neurosurgery 20 August 2015;77(2):163 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84937438821 08/20/2015    
  • Comments (Wolfla C) Neurosurgery 2015;76(1):23 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84925933099 01/01/2015    
  • Comments (Wolfla C) Neurosurgery 19 April 2015;76(4):402 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84924973993 01/01/2015    
  • Lumbar intrafacet bone dowel fixation: Comments (Wolfla C) Neurosurgery 19 April 2015;76(4):478 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84924935717 01/01/2015    
  • Failure biomechanical responses of isolated and intact human thoracic spine structures (Arun MWJ, Yoganandan N, Pintar FA, Wolfla CE, Chancey VC, McEntire BJ) International Journal of Vehicle Safety 2014;7(3-4):265-281 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84904509564 01/01/2014    
  • Comments (Wolfla C) Neurosurgery December 2013;73(SUPPL. 2) SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84889076446 12/01/2013    
  • Our future is now: The 2012 Congress of Neurological Surgeons Presidential Address. (Wolfla CE) Neurosurgery 2013 Aug;60 Suppl 1:1-4 PMID: 23839343 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84885730522 07/17/2013    
  • Comments (Wolfla C) Neurosurgery February 2013;72(2):266 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84872875116 02/01/2013    
  • Clinical and biomechanical considerations in occipitocervical fusion (Wolfla CE) Japanese Journal of Neurosurgery 25 June 2013;22(6):420-426 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84925039365 01/01/2013    
  • Comments. (Shamji MF, Hurlbert RJ, Wang MY, Wolfla C) Neurosurgery 2012 Jul;71(1):36 PMID: 22893903 08/16/2012    
  • Motion preservation and clinical outcome of porous coated motion cervical disk arthroplasty: Commentary (Wolfla C) Neurosurgery July 2012;71(1):36 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84862902368 07/01/2012    
  • Comments (Wolfla C) Neurosurgery January 2012;70(1):219 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84856106029 01/01/2012    
  • Spine biomechanics (Cole C, Wolfla C, Pintar FA, Yoganandan N) Orthopaedic Biomechanics 1 January 2012:179-201 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85055791368 01/01/2012    
  • Comment (Wolfla CE) Neurosurgery December 2011;69(SUPPL. 2):160 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-80955133320 12/01/2011    
  • Lateral neck injury assessments in side impact using post mortem human subject tests. (Yoganandan N, Humm J, Pintar FA, Wolfla CE, Maiman DJ) Ann Adv Automot Med 2011;55:169-79 PMID: 22105394 PMCID: PMC3256829 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84055184817 11/23/2011       8 Citations
  • Comments (Wolfla C) Neurosurgery June 2011;68(6) SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-79955912679 06/01/2011    
  • Comments (Wolfla C) Neurosurgery June 2011;68(SUPPL. 2):362-363 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-79955763735 06/01/2011    
  • Comments (Wolfla CA) Neurosurgery May 2011;68(5):1225-1226 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-79954528360 05/01/2011    
  • Comment (Wolfla C) Neurosurgery May 2011;68(5):1316 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-79954457561 05/01/2011    
  • Comment (Wolfla C) Neurosurgery March 2011;68(SUPPL. 1) SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-79951734003 03/01/2011    
  • Biomechanical properties of human thoracic spine disc segments. (Stemper BD, Board D, Yoganandan N, Wolfla CE) J Craniovertebr Junction Spine 2010 Jan;1(1):18-22 PMID: 20890410 PMCID: PMC2944859 10/05/2010    
  • Comments (Wolfla C) Neurosurgery September 2010;67(3) SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-77956168567 09/01/2010    
  • Comments (Wolfla C) Neurosurgery September 2010;67(3):687 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-77956166512 09/01/2010    
  • Comments (Wolfla C) Neurosurgery September 2010;67(3) SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-77956156425 09/01/2010    
  • Persistent first intersegmental vertebral artery in association with type II odontoid fracture: surgical treatment utilizing a novel C1 posterior arch screw: case report. (Carmody MA, Martin MD, Wolfla CE) Neurosurgery 2010 Jul;67(1):210-1; discussion 211 PMID: 20559069 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-77954095742 06/19/2010       5 Citations
  • Biomechanical implications of extending occipitocervical instrumentation to include the subaxial spine. (Martin MD, Bruner HJ, Wolfla CE, Yoganandan N) Neurosurgery 2010 Jun;66(6):1148-52; discussion 1152 PMID: 20495429 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-77952991716 05/25/2010       6 Citations
  • Huge intradural ossification caused by a mature spinal teratoma: Case report - Commentary (Wolfla C) Neurosurgery June 2009;64(6) SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-68049106198 06/01/2009    
  • Huge intradural ossification caused by a mature spinal teratoma: Case report - Commentary Neurosurgery June 2009;64(6) 06/01/2009    
  • Trends and variations in cervical spine surgery in the United States: Medicare beneficiaries, 1992 to 2005. (Wang MC, Kreuter W, Wolfla CE, Maiman DJ, Deyo RA) Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 2009 Apr 20;34(9):955-61; discussion 962-3 PMID: 19352223 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-67650671135 04/09/2009       128 Citations
  • Comments (Wolfla C) Neurosurgery March 2009;64(3 SUPPL.) SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-62849095783 03/01/2009    
  • Comments (Wolfla C) Neurosurgery January 2009;64(1):130 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-67650263817 01/01/2009    
  • Cervical disc arthroplasty compared with fusion in a workers' compensation population. (Steinmetz MP, Patel R, Traynelis V, Resnick DK, Anderson PA) Neurosurgery 2008 Oct;63(4):741-7; discussion 747 PMID: 18981885 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-56749155700 11/05/2008       34 Citations
  • Stiffness of occipital-cervical constructs: beam theory. (Oza AL, Tyser AR, Vanderby R, Anderson PA) Neurosurgery 2007 Nov;61(5 Suppl 2):324-9; discussion 329-30 PMID: 18091247 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-37349004825 01/08/2008       3 Citations
  • Lumbar facet joint angle and its importance on joint violation in lumbar microdiscectomy - Commentary (Wolfla C) Neurosurgery January 2008;62(1):172-173 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-43149115171 01/01/2008    
  • Comparison of contemporary occipitocervical instrumentation techniques with and without C1 lateral mass screws. (Wolfla CE, Salerno SA, Yoganandan N, Pintar FA) Neurosurgery 2007 Sep;61(3 Suppl):87-93; discussion 93 PMID: 17876237 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-34548663708 10/03/2007       12 Citations
  • Level-dependent coronal and axial moment-rotation corridors of degeneration-free cervical spines in lateral flexion. (Yoganandan N, Pintar FA, Stemper BD, Wolfla CE, Shender BS, Paskoff G) J Bone Joint Surg Am 2007 May;89(5):1066-74 PMID: 17473145 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-34248198770 05/03/2007       32 Citations
  • In vitro study of biomechanical behavior of anterior and transforaminal lumbar interbody instrumentation techniques: Commentary (Wolfla CE) Neurosurgery December 2006;59(6):1276-1277 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-33845654702 12/01/2006    
  • Anatomical, biomechanical, and practical considerations in posterior occipitocervical instrumentation. (Wolfla CE) Spine J 2006 Nov-Dec;6(6 Suppl):225S-232S PMID: 17097542 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-33750621452 11/14/2006       32 Citations
  • Validation of a clinical finite element model of the human lumbosacral spine. (Guan Y, Yoganandan N, Zhang J, Pintar FA, Cusick JF, Wolfla CE, Maiman DJ) Med Biol Eng Comput 2006 Aug;44(8):633-41 PMID: 16937205 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-33746961589 08/29/2006       56 Citations
  • Changes in the utilization of spinal fusion in the United States: Commentary (Wolfla CE) Neurosurgery July 2006;59(1):19 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-33745784215 07/01/2006    
  • Removal of an orbital metallic foreign body to facilitate magnetic resonance imaging: Technical case report: Commentary (MacDonald JD, Wolfla CE, Chang SD, Camins MB) Neurosurgery May 2006;58(5) SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-33646840101 05/01/2006    
  • Single-stage thoracolumbar vertebrectomy with circumferential reconstruction and arthrodesis: surgical technique and results in 15 patients. (Snell BE, Nasr FF, Wolfla CE) Neurosurgery 2006 Apr;58(4 Suppl 2):ONS-263-8; discussion ONS-269 PMID: 16582649 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-33646168877 04/04/2006       49 Citations
  • Comment (Remler BF, Wolfla CE) Neurosurgery March 2006;58(3) SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84883698715 03/01/2006    
  • Bone morphogenetic protein gene therapy using a fibrin scaffold for a rabbit spinal-fusion experiment: Commentary (Wolfla CE, Benzel EC, Wang MY, Resnick DK) Neurosurgery February 2006;58(2):379-380 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-32244442656 02/01/2006    
  • 836 Increase in Neurosurgical Consultations and Change in Consultation Case Mix Associated with Development of a Level I Trauma Center. (Wolfla CE, Nasr FF) Neurosurgery 2005 Aug 01;57(2):407 PMID: 28184792 08/01/2005    
  • Cervical ventral epidural pressure response to graded spinal canal compromise and spinal motion. (Wolfla CE, Snell BE, Honeycutt JH) Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 2004 Jul 15;29(14):1524-9 PMID: 15247573 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-3242713966 07/13/2004       5 Citations
  • Reversal of neurologic deficit in an adult gorilla with severe symptomatic lumbar stenosis. (Wolfla CE, Puckett TA) Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 2004 Mar 01;29(5):E95-7 PMID: 15129090 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-4344704938 05/07/2004       2 Citations
  • Difficult problems in cervical spine surgery. Preface (Wolfla CE) Seminars in Neurosurgery 2003;14(1):3-4 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-0042236741 08/25/2003    
  • Lateral extracavitary approach (Wolfla CE, Maiman DJ) Techniques in Neurosurgery June 2003;8(2):93-100 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-30544449677 06/01/2003    
  • Quality of life assessment with the medical outcomes study short form-36 among patients with cervical spondylotic myelopathy. (King JT Jr, McGinnis KA, Roberts MS) Neurosurgery 2003 Jan;52(1):113-20; discussion 121 PMID: 12493107 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-0037234926 12/21/2002       60 Citations
  • Point of view (Wolfla CE, Kada┼łka Z) Spine 15 October 2002;27(20):2210-2211 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-0037108738 10/15/2002    
  • Retroperitoneal lateral lumbar interbody fusion with titanium threaded fusion cages. (Wolfla CE, Maiman DJ, Coufal FJ, Wallace JR) J Neurosurg 2002 Jan;96(1 Suppl):50-5 PMID: 11795713 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-0036120670 01/25/2002       15 Citations
  • Unicameral bone cyst of a cervical vertebral body and lateral mass with associated pathological fracture in a child. Case report and review of the literature. (Snell BE, Adesina A, Wolfla CE) J Neurosurg 2001 Oct;95(2 Suppl):243-5 PMID: 11599845 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-0035487824 10/16/2001       12 Citations
  • Resident curriculum guidelines for neurosurgery. Congress of Neurological Surgeons Education Committee. (Traynelis VC, Andrews BT, Awad IA, Batjer HH, Belzberg A, Leibrock L, Couldwell W, Follett K, Friedman A, Loftus CM, Maniker A, Mapstone T, Pollock BE, Schochet SS Jr, Valadka A, Wolfla C) Clin Neurosurg 2000;47:589-681 PMID: 11197727 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-0034566185 02/24/2001       4 Citations
  • Rosai-Dorman disease causing cervical myelopathy. (Hollowell JP, Wolfla CE, Shah NC, Mark LP, Whittaker MH) Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 2000 Jun 01;25(11):1453-6 PMID: 10828930 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-0034212693 06/01/2000       20 Citations
  • Brain tissue pressure gradients are dependent upon a normal spinal subarachnoid space. (Wolfla CE, Luerssen TG) Acta Neurochir Suppl 1998;71:310-2 PMID: 9779216 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-0346971130 10/21/1998       2 Citations
  • Primary extramedullary ependymoma of the thoracic spine. Case illustration. (Wolfla CE, Azzarelli B, Shah MV) J Neurosurg 1997 Oct;87(4):643 PMID: 9322856 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-0030921902 10/10/1997       18 Citations
  • Regional brain tissue pressure gradients created by expanding extradural temporal mass lesion. (Wolfla CE, Luerssen TG, Bowman RM) J Neurosurg 1997 Mar;86(3):505-10 PMID: 9046308 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-0031029118 03/01/1997       32 Citations
  • Monro-Kellie doctrine. (Neff S, Subramaniam RP) J Neurosurg 1996 Dec;85(6):1195 PMID: 8929522 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-0029906666 12/01/1996       17 Citations
  • Brain tissue pressure gradients created by expanding frontal epidural mass lesion. (Wolfla CE, Luerssen TG, Bowman RM, Putty TK) J Neurosurg 1996 Apr;84(4):642-7 PMID: 8613857 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-0029924208 04/01/1996       58 Citations
  • The fiberoptic intraparenchymal cerebral pressure monitor in 244 patients. (Shapiro S, Bowman R, Callahan J, Wolfla C) Surg Neurol 1996 Mar;45(3):278-82 PMID: 8638226 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-0029875529 03/01/1996       38 Citations
  • Regulation of the expression of the rat alcohol dehydrogenase gene by glucocorticoids. (Qulali M, Wolfla CE, Ross RA, Crabb DW) Prog Clin Biol Res 1989;290:143-53 PMID: 2471210 01/01/1989    
  • Induction of alcohol dehydrogenase activity and mRNA in hepatoma cells by dexamethasone. (Wolfla CE, Ross RA, Crabb DW) Arch Biochem Biophys 1988 May 15;263(1):69-76 PMID: 3369866 05/15/1988       41 Citations
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