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Osteotomy of the Spine to Correct the Spinal Deformity

Kim KT, Park KJ, Lee JH

  • Asian Spine J.
  • 2009 Dec;3(2):113-123.
  • doi: 10.4184/asj.2009.3.2.113
There are a number of reports on Smith-Petersen osteotomy (SPO), pedicle subtraction osteotomy (PSO) and vertebral column resection (VCR). However, there are few systematic reviews of all three kinds of...
Treatment for Multiple Aspergillus Spondylitis Including a Hip Joint

Oh IS, Seo JY, Ha KY, Kim YC

  • Asian Spine J.
  • 2009 Dec;3(2):106-112.
  • doi: 10.4184/asj.2009.3.2.106
Multiple aspergillus spondylitis (AS) is a life threatening infection that occurs more commonly in immunocompromised patients, and is commonly treated with antifungal agents. However, there is relatively little information available...
Is Complex Regional Pain Syndrome a Cause of Post-Operative Syndrome in the Lumbar Spine?: A Case Report

Chae SU, Kim TK, Shim DM, Kim YJ, Choi DH

  • Asian Spine J.
  • 2009 Dec;3(2):101-105.
  • doi: 10.4184/asj.2009.3.2.101
Complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS) along with post-operative syndrome in the lumbar spine shows confusing and duplicated symptoms, and this makes it difficult to make a clear differential diagnosis. Therefore,...
The Clinical Effect of Gait Load Test in Two Level Lumbar Spinal Stenosis

Kim YS, Park SJ, Oh IS, Kwan JY

  • Asian Spine J.
  • 2009 Dec;3(2):96-100.
  • doi: 10.4184/asj.2009.3.2.96
STUDY DESIGN: This study is a prospective, clinical study assessing the efficacy of selective decompression of the level responsible in a two-level stenosis in accordance with the neurological findings defined...
The Quantitative Analysis of Back Muscle Degeneration after Posterior Lumbar Fusion: Comparison of Minimally Invasive and Conventional Open Surgery

Min SH, Kim MH, Seo JB, Lee JY, Lee DH

  • Asian Spine J.
  • 2009 Dec;3(2):89-95.
  • doi: 10.4184/asj.2009.3.2.89
STUDY DESIGN: Prospective controlled study. PURPOSE: The results of conventional open surgery was compared with those from minimally invasive transforaminal lumbar interbody fusion (MI-TLIF) for lumbar fusion to determine which approach...
Kyphotic Angle Progression of Thoracic and Thoracolumbar Tuberculous Spondylitis after Surgical Treatment: Comparison with Predicted Kyphosis Outcome after Conservative Treatment

Kwon SE, Shin JH, Na KH, Kim YC, Ha KY

  • Asian Spine J.
  • 2009 Dec;3(2):80-88.
  • doi: 10.4184/asj.2009.3.2.80
STUDY DESIGN: Retrospective comparative study. PURPOSE: To compare the progression of the kyphotic angle (KA) in a surgically treated group with the predicted outcome of a conservatively treated group. OVERVIEW OF LITERATURE:...
Treatment Outcome of Cervical Tear Drop Fracture

Kim HJ, Lee KY, Kim WC

  • Asian Spine J.
  • 2009 Dec;3(2):73-79.
  • doi: 10.4184/asj.2009.3.2.73
STUDY DESIGN: This is a retrospective study. PURPOSE: We wanted to evaluate the clinical results of surgical and conservative treatment for cervical tear drop fracture. OVERVIEW OF LITERATURE: The tear drop fracture...
En Bloc Partial Laminectomy and Posterior Lumbar Interbody Fusion in Foraminal Spinal Stenosis

Kim EH, Kim HT

  • Asian Spine J.
  • 2009 Dec;3(2):66-72.
  • doi: 10.4184/asj.2009.3.2.66
STUDY DESIGN: A retrospective study. PURPOSE: An en bloc partial laminectomy and posterior lumbar interbody fusion (PLIF) in spinal stenosis patients with severe foraminal narrowing has a shorter operation time, less...
Radiographic Progression of Degenerative Lumbar Scoliosis after Short Segment Decompression and Fusion

Hwang DW, Jeon SH, Kim JW, Kim EH, Lee JH, Park KJ

  • Asian Spine J.
  • 2009 Dec;3(2):58-65.
  • doi: 10.4184/asj.2009.3.2.58
STUDY DESIGN: A retrospective study. PURPOSE: To assess the radiographic progression of degenerative lumbar scoliosis after short segment decompression and fusion without deformity correction. OVERVIEW OF LITERATURE: The aims of surgery in...
Genetic Markers for Idiopathic Scoliosis in Arab Population: A Pilot Study

Al-Omran A, Sadat-Ali , Al-Othman

  • Asian Spine J.
  • 2009 Dec;3(2):53-57.
  • doi: 10.4184/asj.2009.3.2.53
STUDY DESIGN: Cross-sectional screening. PURPOSE: This study was conducted to determine if there is any association of the three microsatellite markers on chromosome 19p 13.3 in unrelated Saudi Arabian girls who...
Mechanical Properties of Blood-Mixed Polymethylmetacrylate in Percutaneous Vertebroplasty

Ahn DK, Lee S, Choi DJ, Park SY, Woo DG, Kim CH, Kim HS

  • Asian Spine J.
  • 2009 Dec;3(2):45-52.
  • doi: 10.4184/asj.2009.3.2.45
STUDY DESIGN: Mechanical study of polymethylmetacrylate (PMMA) mixed with blood as a filler. PURPOSE: An attempt was made to modify the properties of PMMA to make it more suitable for percutaneous...

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