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Robert W. Molinari, M.D.


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Journal Articles

Breitenbach M, Phan A, Botros M, Paul D, Molinari R, Menga E, Mesfin A. "The fourth column of the spine: Prevalence of sternal fractures and concurrent thoracic spinal fractures." Injury.. 2021 Dec 26; Epub 2021 Dec 26.

Bernstein DN, Kurucan E, Menga EN, Molinari RW, Rubery PT, Mesfin A. "Erratum to <Comparison of adult spinal deformity patients with and without rheumatoid arthritis undergoing primary non-cervical spinal fusion surgery: a nationwide analysis of 52,818 patients> <[The Spine Journal 18 (2018) 1861-1866]>." The spine journal : official journal of the North American Spine Society.. 2020 Sep 17; Epub 2020 Sep 17.

Adams D, Midei M, Dastgir J, Flora C, Molinari RJ, Heerinckx F, Endemann S, Atwal P, Milner P, Shchepinov MS. "Treatment of infantile neuroaxonal dystrophy with RT001: A di-deuterated ethyl ester of linoleic acid: Report of two cases." JIMD reports.. 2020 Jul; 54(1):54-60. Epub 2020 Mar 27.

Kurucan E, Sulovari A, Thirukumaran C, Greenstein A, Molinari R, Mesfin A. "Volume-Outcome Relationship in Halo Vest Utilization for C2 Fractures." The spine journal : official journal of the North American Spine Society.. 2020 May 28; Epub 2020 May 28.

Bernstein DN, Thirukumaran C, Raudenbush B, Molinari RW, Menga EN, Mesfin A. "Predictors of 30-Day Unplanned Readmissions, Complications, and Mortality Following Operative Management of C2 Fractures." Global spine journal.. 2020 Apr; 10(2):130-137. Epub 2019 May 01.

Bernstein DN, McCalla DJ, Molinari RW, Rubery PT, Menga EN, Mesfin A. "An Analysis of Patient and Fracture Characteristics and Clinical Outcomes in Patients With Hyperostotic Spine Fractures." Global spine journal.. 2019 Nov 12; :2192568219887157. Epub 2019 Nov 12.

Isidro S, Molinari R, Ikpeze T, Hernandez C, Mahmoudi MS, Mesfin A. "Outcomes of Halo Immobilization for Cervical Spine Fractures." Global spine journal.. 2019 Aug; 9(5):521-526. Epub 2019 Feb 11.

Mesfin A, Baldwin A, Bernstein D, Emanski E, Molinari R, Menga E, Rubery PT. "Reducing Surgical Site Infections in Spine Tumor Surgery: A comparison of three methods." Spine.. 2019 Jul 29; Epub 2019 Jul 29.

Mika AP, Mesfin A, Rubery PT, Molinari R, Kebaish KM, Menga EN. "Proximal Junctional Kyphosis: A Pediatric and Adult Spinal Deformity Surgery Dilemma." JBJS reviews.. 2019 Apr; 7(4):e4.

Bernstein DN, Kurucan E, Menga EN, Molinari RW, Rubery PT, Mesfin A. "Comparison of adult spinal deformity patients with and without rheumatoid arthritis undergoing primary non-cervical spinal fusion surgery: a nationwide analysis of 52,818 patients." The spine journal : official journal of the North American Spine Society.. 2018 Oct; 18(10):1861-1866. Epub 2018 Apr 06.

Rubery PT, Houck J, Mesfin A, Molinari R, Papuga MO. "Preoperative PROMIS Scores Assist in Predicting Early Postoperative Success in Lumbar Discectomy." Spine.. 2018 Aug 2; Epub 2018 Aug 02.

Foxx KC, Mesfin A, Molinari R. "Negative-pressure dressing management of recurrent postoperative epidural hematoma and uncontrollable intraoperative hemorrhage in posterior spine surgery: report of 4 cases." Journal of neurosurgery. Spine.. 2018 Feb; 28(2):220-225. Epub 2017 Dec 01.

McCalla D, Rubery PT, Foxx K, Molinari RW, Sanders JO, Mesfin A. "Louis A. Goldstein, MD: A Pioneer in Spinal Deformity Surgery." Spine.. 2017 Nov 15; 42(22):1744-1747.

Saleh A, Thirukumaran C, Mesfin A, Molinari RW. "Complications and readmission after lumbar spine surgery in elderly patients: an analysis of 2,320 patients." The spine journal : official journal of the North American Spine Society.. 2017 Aug; 17(8):1106-1112. Epub 2017 Apr 03.

Bernstein DN, Thirukumaran C, Saleh A, Molinari RW, Mesfin A. "Complications and Readmission After Cervical Spine Surgery in Elderly Patients: An Analysis of 1786 Patients." World neurosurgery.. 2017 Jul; 103:859-868.e8. Epub 2017 Apr 26.

Raudenbush BL, Molinari A, Molinari RW. "Large Compressive Pseudomeningocele Causing Early Major Neurologic Deficit After Spinal Surgery." Global spine journal.. 2017 May; 7(3):206-212. Epub 2017 Jun 16.

Papuga MO, Mesfin A, Molinari R, Rubery PT. "Correlation of PROMIS Physical Function and Pain CAT Instruments With Oswestry Disability Index and Neck Disability Index in Spine Patients." Spine.. 2016 Jul 15; 41(14):1153-9.

Okafor R, Molinari W, Molinari R, Mesfin A. "Intrawound Vancomycin Powder for Spine Tumor Surgery." Global spine journal.. 2016 May; 6(3):207-11. Epub 2015 Jul 16.

Thirukumaran CP, Raudenbush B, Li Y, Molinari R, Rubery P, Mesfin A. "National Trends in the Surgical Management of Adult Lumbar Isthmic Spondylolisthesis: 1998 to 2011." Spine.. 2016 Mar; 41(6):490-501.

Molinari RW, Kerr C, Kerr D. "Bone morphogenetic protein in pediatric spine fusion surgery." Journal of spine surgery.. 2016 Mar; 2(1):9-12.

Molinari RW, Pagarigan K, Dettori JR, Molinari R Jr, Dehaven KE. "Return to Play in Athletes Receiving Cervical Surgery: A Systematic Review". Global Spine J. 2016; 6(1): 89-96.

Molinari RW; Molinari C. "The Use of Bone Morphogenetic Protein in Pediatric Cervical Spine Fusion Surgery: Case Reports and Review of the Literature". Global Spine J. 2016; 6: e41-e46.

Raudenbush B, Molinari R. "Longer-Term Outcomes of Geriatric Odontoid Fracture Nonunion." Geriatric orthopaedic surgery & rehabilitation.. 2015 Dec; 6(4):251-7.

Kaplan NB, Molinari C, Molinari RW. "Nonoperative Management of Craniocervical Ligamentous Distraction Injury: Literature Review." Global spine journal.. 2015 Dec; 5(6):505-12.

Schaffer JC, Raudenbush BL, Molinari C, Molinari RW. "Symptomatic Triple-Region Spinal Stenosis Treated with Simultaneous Surgery: Case Report and Review of the Literature." Global spine journal.. 2015 Dec; 5(6):513-21.

Molinari RW, Chimenti PC, Molinari R, Gruhn W. "Vertebral Artery Injury during Routine Posterior Cervical Exposure: Case Reports and Review of Literature." Global spine journal.. 2015 Dec; 5(6):528-32.

Robert Molinari W*, Ryan McAssey RN. "Chronic Back Pain from Four-Level Lumbar Spondylolysis with Associated Spondylolisthesis: Case Report and Review of the Literature" . . Int J Neurorehabilitation. 2015; 2(10): 2376-81.

Molinari RW, Saleh A, Molinari R, Hermsmeyer J, Dettori JR. "Unilateral versus Bilateral Instrumentation in Spinal Surgery: A Systematic Review." Global spine journal.. 2015 Jun; 5(3):185-94.

Okafor R; Molinari W; Molinari R; Mesfin A. "Intrawound Vancomycin Powder for Spine Tumor Surgery". Global Spine Journal. 2015; 10: 1055-1060.

Molinari RW. "Commentary on: &quot;Vertebral Artery Anomalies at the Craniovertebral Junction: A Case Report and Review of the Literature&quot;." Evidence-based spine-care journal.. 2014 Oct; 5(2):126.

Molinari R, Bessette M, Raich AL, Dettori JR, Molinari C. "Vertebral artery anomaly and injury in spinal surgery." Evidence-based spine-care journal.. 2014 Apr; 5(1):16-27.

Behrend C, Stephen George M, Molinari R. "Biomechanical evaluation of anterior thoracic salvage screws in the osteoporotic thoracic spine." Journal of spinal disorders & techniques.. 2013 Aug; 26(6):E235-9.

Chimenti P, Molinari R. "Post-operative spinal epidural hematoma causing American Spinal Injury Association B spinal cord injury in patients with suction wound drains." The journal of spinal cord medicine.. 2013 May; 36(3):213-9.

Molinari RW, Hunter JG, McAssey RW. "In-hospital postoperative radiographs for instrumented single-level degenerative spinal fusions: utility after intraoperative fluoroscopy." The spine journal : official journal of the North American Spine Society.. 2012 Jul; 12(7):559-67. Epub 2012 Jul 15.

William Molinari, MD, Oner Khera MD, William Gruhn R-PA, Robert W. Molinari, MD. "Functional Outcomes, Morbidity, Mortality, and Fracture Healing Rates in 58 Consecutive Geriatric Odontoid Fracture Patients Treated with Cervical Collar or Posterior Fusion during an 8-year Period". Journal or Neurosurgery Spine. 2012; .

Molinari RW.; Flanigan R; Yaseen Z; Gruhn W; Molinari C. "Tandem spinal stenosis (TSS): literature review and report of patients treated with simultaneous decompression". Current Opinion in Orthpaedics. 2012; 23(4): 356-363.

Molinari RW, Khera OA, Gruhn WL, McAssey RW. "Rigid Cervical Collar Treatment for Geriatric Type II Odontoid Fractures". Spine Journal. 2011; .

Daubs MD; Norvell DC; McGuire R; Molinari, R; Hermsmeyer JT; Fourney DR; Wolinsky JP; Brodke D. "Fusion Versus Nonoperative Care for Chronic Low Back Pain: Do Psychological Factors Affect Outcomes?". Spine. 2011; 36(21 Suppl): S96-S109.

Molinari RW, Dahl J, Gruhn WL, Molinari WJ. "Functional Outcomes, Morbidity, Mortality, and Fracture Healing in 26 Consecutive Geriatric Odontoid Fracture Patients Treated With Posterior Fusion." Journal Spine Disorders and Techniques. 2011; .

Molinari RW, Khera OA, Molinari WJ. "Prophylactic Intraoperative Powdered VanComycin and Postoperative Deep Spinal Wound Infection: 1,512 Consecutive Surgical Cases Over a 6-year Period." Eur Spine Journal. 2011; .

Squires, J.; Molinari, R.W. "C1 Lateral Mass Screw Placement with Intentional Sacrifice of the C2 Gangion: Functional Outcomes and Morbidity in Elderly Patients." Eur Spine J. 2010; .

Parada, A. Stephen, MD; Arrington, D. Edward, MD; Kowalski L. Kurtis, MD; Molinari, W. Robert, MD. "Unilateral Cervical Facet Dislocation in a 9-year-old Boy". Orthopedics. 2010; 33(12): 929.

Woodworth RS.; Molinari WJ.; Brandenstein D.; Gruhn W.; Molinari RW. "Anterior Cervical Discecctomy and Fusion with Structural allograft and plates for the treatment of unstable posterior cervical spine injuries". J Neurosurgery Spine. 2009; : 93-101.

Daniel Brandenstein,OD.; Robert W. Molinari, MD.; Paul T. Rubery, MD.; Glenn R. Rechtine, II, MD. "Unstable Subaxial Cervical Spine Injury With Normal Computed Tomography and Magnetic Resonance Initial Imaging Studies". Lippincott Williams & Wilkins. 2009; 34: E743-E750.

Molinari, RW; Molinari,WJ. "Cervical Fracture with Transient Tetraplegia in a Youth Football Player: Case Report and Review of the Literature". Journal of Spinal Cord Medicine. 2009; 32(5).

DiPaola CP, Molinari RW. "Posterior lumbar interbody fusion." The Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons.. 2008 Mar; 16(3):130-9.

Molinari, Robert W. "Lumbar disc herniation:treatment strategies for primary and recurrent lumbar radiculopathy". Current orthopaedic Practice. 2008; 19(1a): 1 - 5.

Anderson PA, Moore TA, Davis KW, Molinari RW, Resnick DK, Vaccaro AR, Bono CM, Dimar JR, Aarabi B, Leverson G, . "Cervical spine injury severity score. Assessment of reliability." The Journal of bone and joint surgery. American volume.. 2007 May; 89(5):1057-65.

Eichinger JK, Arrington ED, Kerr GJ, Molinari R. "Bony flexion-distraction injury of the lower lumbar spine treated with instrumentation without fusion and early implant removal: a method of treatment to preserve lumbar motion: two-year follow-up of a teenage patient." Journal of spinal disorders & techniques.. 2007 Feb; 20(1):93-6.

Robert Molinari, MD. "Lumbar Disc Herniation" . Contemporary Spine Surgery. 2007; 8(3).

Molinari, R. "Dynamic Stabilization of the Lumbar Spine". Current Opinion if Orthopaedics. 2007; : 215-220.

Morse K, Weight M, Molinari R. "Extensive postoperative epidural hematoma after full anticoagulation: case report and review of the literature." The journal of spinal cord medicine.. 2007 30(3):282-7.

Podrecca S, Salvatori P, Squadrelli Saraceno M, Fallahdar D, Calabrese L, Cantù G, Molinari R. "Review of 346 patients with free-flap reconstruction following head and neck surgery for neoplasm." Journal of plastic, reconstructive & aesthetic surgery : JPRAS.. 2006 59(2):122-9.

Carmouche JJ, Molinari RW, Gerlinger T, Devine J, Patience T. "Effects of pilot hole preparation technique on pedicle screw fixation in different regions of the osteoporotic thoracic and lumbar spine." Journal of neurosurgery. Spine.. 2005 Nov; 3(5):364-70.

Ketz JP; Molinari RW. "A unique two-level noncontiguous ligamentous flexion-distraction injury in the thoracolumbar spine." Neurosurg Spine. 2005; 4: 328 - 31.

Molinari RW, Sloboda JF, Arrington EC. "Low-grade isthmic spondylolisthesis treated with instrumented posterior lumbar interbody fusion in U.S. servicemen." Journal of spinal disorders & techniques.. 2005 Feb; 18 Suppl:S24-9.

Molinari, R. "Sagittal Plane Decompensation". Current Opinion in Orthopaedics. 2005; : 148-151.

Carmouche JJ, Molinari RW. "Epidural abscess and discitis complicating instrumented posterior lumbar interbody fusion: a case report." Spine.. 2004 Dec 1; 29(23):E542-6.

Molinari, R. "Vertebroplasty and Kuphoplasty:Biomechanics, Outcomes, and Complications". Current Opinion in Orthopaedics. 2004; : 142-149.

Molinari RW, Sloboda J, Johnstone FL. "Are 2 cages needed with instrumented PLIF? A comparison of 1 versus 2 interbody cages in a military population." The American journal of orthopedics.. 2003 Jul; 32(7):337-43; discussion 343.

Khanna N, Molinari R, Lenke L. "Exertional myelopathy in type 2 congenital kyphosis." Spine.. 2002 Nov 15; 27(22):E488-92.

Molinari RW, Bridwell KH, Lenke LG, Baldus C. "Anterior column support in surgery for high-grade, isthmic spondylolisthesis." Clinical orthopaedics and related research.. 2002 Jan; (394):109-20.

Molinari, Robert. "Adult Isthmic Spondylolisthesis". Contemporary Spine Surgery. 2002; 3.

Major Robert W. Molinari, MD. "Adult isthmic spondylolisthesis". Current Opinion in Orthopaedics. 2002; 13: 178 - 183.

Molinari RW, Gerlinger T. "Functional outcomes of instrumented posterior lumbar interbody fusion in active-duty US servicemen: a comparison with nonoperative management." The spine journal : official journal of the North American Spine Society.. 2001 1(3):215-24.

Molinari RW, Bridwell KH, Lenke LG, Ungacta FF, Riew KD. "Complications in the surgical treatment of pediatric high-grade, isthmic dysplastic spondylolisthesis. A comparison of three surgical approaches." Spine.. 1999 Aug 15; 24(16):1701-11.

Molinari RW, Bridwell KH, Klepps SJ, Baldus C. "Minimum 5-year follow-up of anterior column structural allografts in the thoracic and lumbar spine." Spine.. 1999 May 15; 24(10):967-72.

Molinari, Robert; Lenke, Lawrence. "Nutrition in Spinal Surgery". Current Opinion in Orthopaedics. 1998; .

Molinari RW, Yang EC, Strauss E, Einhorn TA. "Timing of internal fixation in low-velocity extremity gunshot fractures." Contemporary orthopaedics. 1994 Nov; 29(5):335-9.

Wheeler JH, Ryan JB, Arciero RA, Molinari RN. "Arthroscopic versus nonoperative treatment of acute shoulder dislocations in young athletes." Arthroscopy : the journal of arthroscopic & related surgery : official publication of the Arthroscopy Association of North America and the International Arthroscopy Association.. 1989 5(3):213-7.

Books & Chapters

Chapter Title: Lumbar Pedicle Screws
Book Title: Spine Surgery: Tricks of Trade, third edition
Author List: Robert Molinari, MD
Published By: Thieme2015

Chapter Title: Anterior Subaxial Cervical Spine Instrumentation
Book Title: Cervical Spinal Surgery
Author List: Dipaola,Christian; Molinari, Robert
Edited By: Alexander Vacarro, MD
Published By: Eselvier2008

Chapter Title: Lumbar Pedicle Screws
Book Title: Spine Surgery: Tricks of the Trade, second edition
Author List: Molinari Robert
Edited By: Alex Vacarro, MD
Published By: Thieme2008 in Germany

Chapter Title: Biomechanics of the Pediatric Cervical Spine
Book Title: Atlas of Cervical Spine Trauma
Author List: Carmouche, Johnathon; Molinari, Robert
Edited By: Daniel Kim, MD
Published By: Mosby2007

Chapter Title: Isthmic Spondylolisthesis
Book Title: Radiology of Musculoskeletal Disease
Author List: Molinari, Robert
Published By: AAOS2003

Chapter Title: Spondylolisthesis
Book Title: Frymoyer, Adult, and Pediatric Spine Textbook
Author List: Molinari RW, Lenke LG
Published By: Frymoyer2000

Chapter Title: Deep Venous Thrombosis in Orthopaedic Surgery
Book Title: Orthopaedic Basic Science
Author List: Einhorn TA, Molinari
Published By: AAOS1993