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Long Level (T4-L1) Spinal Epidural Abscess in a Diabetic Patient: A Case Report

Hwang DW, Lee CW, Nam HT, Kim BM, Choi HJ

  • Asian Spine J.
  • 2008 Jun;2(1):55-58.
  • doi: 10.4184/asj.2008.2.1.55
Spinal epidural abscesses are uncommon, but potentially devastating and often fatal. They can be found in normal patients, but they are more prevalent in immunocompromised patients, such as intravenous drug...
Lumbar Pyogenic Spondylodiscitis and Bilateral Psoas Abscesses Extending to the Gluteal Muscles and Intrapelvic Area Treated with CT-guided Percutaneous Drainage: A Case Report

Lee BJ, Kim ST, Park KH, Oh JH, Kim H

  • Asian Spine J.
  • 2008 Jun;2(1):51-54.
  • doi: 10.4184/asj.2008.2.1.51
Bilateral psoas abscesses extending to the gluteal muscle and intrapelvic area are uncommon. We present our experience with computed tomography (CT)-guided percutaneous catheter drainage for the treatment of multiple aggressive...
The Effects of Intersegmental Compression on the 3-D Correction of Idiopathic Scoliosis Using Thoracoscopic Surgery

Oh SK, Chung SS, Lee CS

  • Asian Spine J.
  • 2008 Jun;2(1):44-50.
  • doi: 10.4184/asj.2008.2.1.44
STUDY DESIGN: Retrospective study. PURPOSE: To investigate whether intersegmental compression can affect the results of threedimensional correction for idiopathic scoliosis. OVERVIEW OF LITERATURE: Intersegmental compression is usually performed to increase...
Muscle Imbalance in Volleyball Players Initiates Scoliosis in Immature Spines: A Screening Analysis

Modi H, Srinivasalu S, SMehta S, Yang JH, Song HR, Suh SW

  • Asian Spine J.
  • 2008 Jun;2(1):38-43.
  • doi: 10.4184/asj.2008.2.1.38
STUDY DESIGN: Retrospective comparative study using radiographs and clinical findings. PURPOSE: To test the hypothesis that asymmetric loading of immature spines in young athletes initiates scoliosis. OVERVIEW OF LITERATURE: Scoliosis...
Sacralization of L5 in Radiological Studies of Degenerative Spondylolisthesis at L4-L5

Kong CG, Park JS, Park JB

  • Asian Spine J.
  • 2008 Jun;2(1):34-37.
  • doi: 10.4184/asj.2008.2.1.34
STUDY DESIGN: Radiological analysis. PURPOSE: To investigate sacralization of L5 on radiological studies of degenerative spondylolisthesis at L4-L5. OVERVIEW OF LITERATURE: Degenerative spondylolisthesis commonly develops at L4-L5. Sacralization of L5...
Incidence and Risk Factors Associated with Superior Mesenteric Artery Syndrome following Surgical Correction of Scoliosis

Kim JY, Kim HS, Moon ES, Park JO, Shin DE, Lee GK, Ha JW, Jung YS

  • Asian Spine J.
  • 2008 Jun;2(1):27-33.
  • doi: 10.4184/asj.2008.2.1.27
STUDY DESIGN: Retrospective study. PURPOSE: To more accurately determine the incidence and clarify risk factors. OVERVIEW OF LITERATURE: Superior mesenteric artery syndrome is one of the possible complications following correctional...
Risk Factors Associated with the Halo Phenomenon after Lumbar Fusion Surgery and its Clinical Significance

Kim HJ, Kim SG, Lee HM, Kim HS, Moon ES, Park JO, Seol NH, Moon SH

  • Asian Spine J.
  • 2008 Jun;2(1):22-26.
  • doi: 10.4184/asj.2008.2.1.22
STUDY DESIGN: Retrospective study. PURPOSE: First, to examine the association between bone mineral density (BMD) and the halo phenomenon, and second, to investigate risk factors predisposing to the halo phenomenon...
Characterization of Magnetic Resonance Images for Spinal Cord Tumors

Chung JY, Lee JJ, Kim HJ, Seo HY

  • Asian Spine J.
  • 2008 Jun;2(1):15-21.
  • doi: 10.4184/asj.2008.2.1.15
STUDY DESIGN: Retrospective study MR images for spinal cord tumors. PURPOSE: To analyze the characteristics of MR images for spinal cord tumors, which were then verified at surgery or biopsy....
The Clinical and Radiological Availability of Percutaneous Balloon Kyphoplasty as a Treatment for Osteoporotic Burst Fractures

An KC, Kang S, Choi JS, Seo JH

  • Asian Spine J.
  • 2008 Jun;2(1):9-14.
  • doi: 10.4184/asj.2008.2.1.9
STUDY DESIGN: We retrospectively assessed the results of percutaneous balloon kyphoplasty (KP) by clinical and radiological methods. PURPOSE: To evaluate the outcome of KP as a treatment for osteoporotic burst...
Senescence of Nucleus Pulposus Chondrocytes in Human Intervertebral Discs

Kim KW, Ha KY, Lee JS, Na KH, Kim YY, Woo YK

  • Asian Spine J.
  • 2008 Jun;2(1):1-8.
  • doi: 10.4184/asj.2008.2.1.1
STUDY DESIGN: Senescence-related markers were assessed in surgically obtained human nucleus pulposus (NP) specimens. PURPOSE: To demonstrate the mechanism and signaling pathway involved in the senescence of NP chondrocytes. OVERVIEW...

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