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Diagnosing Cervical Fusion: A Comprehensive Literature Review

Sethi N, Devney J, Steiner HL, Riew KD

  • Asian Spine J.
  • 2008 Dec;2(2):127-143.
  • doi: 10.4184/asj.2008.2.2.127
STUDY DESIGN: Comprehensive literature review. PURPOSE: To document the criteria for fusion utilized in these studies to determine if a consensus on the definition of a solid fusion exists. OVERVIEW...
Posterior Surgery for Cervical Myelopathy: Laminectomy, Laminectomy with Fusion, and Laminoplasty

Rhee JM, Basra S

  • Asian Spine J.
  • 2008 Dec;2(2):114-126.
  • doi: 10.4184/asj.2008.2.2.114
No abstract available.
The Effectiveness of Gefitinib on Spinal Metastases of Lung Cancer: Report of Two Cases

Zukawa M, Nakano M, Hirano N, Mizuhashi , Kanamori M

  • Asian Spine J.
  • 2008 Dec;2(2):109-113.
  • doi: 10.4184/asj.2008.2.2.109
Lung cancer has a high mortality rate and is often diagnosed at the metastatic stage. Recently, gefitinib, a molecule target therapeutic drug, has offered a new approach for patients with...
Congenital Absence of Unilateral Lumbar Articular Process: A Case Report

Shim DM, Oh SK

  • Asian Spine J.
  • 2008 Dec;2(2):106-108.
  • doi: 10.4184/asj.2008.2.2.106
A congenital absence of a lumbar articular process is a rare condition with an uncertain etiology. However, an intervertebral instability caused by this anomaly can cause occasional lower back pain....
Multiple Pyogenic Spondylodiscitis with Bilateral Psoas Abscesses Accompanying Osteomyelitis of Lateral Malleolus: A Case Report

Lee BJ, Park WS, Jin JM, Song HH, Kim SS

  • Asian Spine J.
  • 2008 Dec;2(2):102-105.
  • doi: 10.4184/asj.2008.2.2.102
A psoas abscess is a potentially life-threatening infection. Multiple pyogenic spondylodiscitis with bilateral psoas abscesses accompanying an osteomyelitis of the lateral malleolus is an extremely rare event. We present our...
Simultaneous Anterior and Posterior Surgery in the Management of Tuberculous Spondylitis with Psoas Abscess in Patients with Neurological Deficits

Suh KT, Seong YJ, Lee JS

  • Asian Spine J.
  • 2008 Dec;2(2):94-101.
  • doi: 10.4184/asj.2008.2.2.94
STUDY DESIGN: This is a retrospective study. PURPOSE: We wanted to evaluate the treatment outcomes of performing simultaneous anterior and posterior surgery for patients with tuberculous spondylitis and psoas abscess....
Cobb Angle Measurement of Scoliosis Using Computer Measurement of Digitally Acquired Radiographs: Intraobserver and Interobserver Variability

Srinivasalu S, Modi HN, SMehta S, Suh SW, Chen T, Murun T

  • Asian Spine J.
  • 2008 Dec;2(2):90-93.
  • doi: 10.4184/asj.2008.2.2.90
STUDY DESIGN: We evaluated computer assisted digital measurement of radiographic parameters in patients with idiopathic scoliosis. PURPOSE: To assess the reliability of digital measurements. OVERVIEW OF LITERATURE: Various authors analyzed...
Axial Plane Lumbar Responses after Anterior Selective Thoracic Fusion for Main Thoracic Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis

Na KH, Harms J, Ha KY, Choi NY

  • Asian Spine J.
  • 2008 Dec;2(2):81-89.
  • doi: 10.4184/asj.2008.2.2.81
STUDY DESIGN: A retrospective radiographic study. PURPOSE: To evaluate the axial plane lumbar responses after anterior selective thoracic fusion (STF) in patients with main thoracic adolescent idiopathic scoliosis (MT-AIS). OVERVIEW...
Comparison of Apical Axial Derotation between Adolescent Idiopathic and Neuromuscular Scoliosis with Pedicle Screw Instrumentation

Modi HN, Suh SW, Srinivasalu S, Mehta S, Yang JH

  • Asian Spine J.
  • 2008 Dec;2(2):74-80.
  • doi: 10.4184/asj.2008.2.2.74
STUDY DESIGN: A retrospective study. PURPOSE: To compare outcomes of apical derotation with pedicle screws in idiopathic and neuromuscular scoliosis (NMS). OVERVIEW OF LITERATURE: No information about apical derotation in...
Safety and Efficacy of Pedicle Screws and Titanium Mesh Cage in the Treatments of Tuberculous Spondylitis of the Thoracolumbar Spine

Lee JC, Kim YI, Shin BJ

  • Asian Spine J.
  • 2008 Dec;2(2):64-73.
  • doi: 10.4184/asj.2008.2.2.64
STUDY DESIGN: This is a retrospective series. PURPOSE: We wanted to analyze the safety and effectiveness of using the newer generation metallic implants (pedicle screws and/or titanium mesh) for the...
Effect of Bone Marrow Cell Collection Techniques and Donor Site Locations on In-Vitro Growth of Bone Forming Cells

Chung SM, Kim EB, Park SY, Sung MC, Youn HK, Ahn MW

  • Asian Spine J.
  • 2008 Dec;2(2):59-63.
  • doi: 10.4184/asj.2008.2.2.59
PURPOSE: This study evaluated the influence of bone marrow cell collection techniques and donor site locations on the in-vitro growth of bone-forming cells. METHODS: Sixty six samples of bone marrow...

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