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Pathophysiology of Degenerative Disc Disease

Choi YS

  • Asian Spine J.
  • 2009 Jun;3(1):39-44.
  • doi: 10.4184/asj.2009.3.1.39
The intervertebral disc is characterized by a tension-resisting annulus fibrosus and a compression-resisting nucleus pulposus composed largely of proteoglycan. The most important function of the annulus and nucleus is to...
Multiple Levels of Lumbar Spondylolysis: A Case Report

Park KH, Ha JW, Kim HS, Moon ES, Moon SH, Lee HM, Kim HJ, Kim JY

  • Asian Spine J.
  • 2009 Jun;3(1):35-38.
  • doi: 10.4184/asj.2009.3.1.35
We report here on an unusual case of multiple levels of asymmetric lumbar spondylolysis in a 19-year-old woman. The patient had severe low back pain of increasing intensity with lumbar...
Successfull Management of a Life Threatening Cerebellar Haemorrhage Following Spine Surgery: A Case Report

Pallud J, Belaid H, Aldea S

  • Asian Spine J.
  • 2009 Jun;3(1):32-34.
  • doi: 10.4184/asj.2009.3.1.32
Cerebellar haemorrhages are rare life-threatening complications following spine surgery that present challenges for their diagnostic and their therapeutic management. Their patho-physiology remains unclear.
20-Year-Follow up of Treatment Using Spine Osteotomy and Halo-pelvic Traction for Tuberculous Kyphosis: A Case Report

Kim NH, Kim HJ, Moon SH, Lee HM

  • Asian Spine J.
  • 2009 Jun;3(1):27-31.
  • doi: 10.4184/asj.2009.3.1.27
A 23-year-old male whose medical history included tuberculous spondylitis presented with a kyphotic deformity and incomplete paraplegia of twenty days duration. Preoperative radiographs demonstrated a T12-L4 kyphotic Cobb's angle of...
Correlation of Pelvic Parameters with Isthmic Spondylolisthesis

Oh SK, Chung SS, Lee CS

  • Asian Spine J.
  • 2009 Jun;3(1):21-26.
  • doi: 10.4184/asj.2009.3.1.21
STUDY DESIGN: A retrospective radiological evaluation. PURPOSE: To verify that PI is related with progression of IS as well as development of IS and to assess the differences of pelvic parameters...
Reliability of MRI findings for Symptomatic Extraforaminal Disc Herniation in Lumbar Spine

Moon KP, Suh KT, Lee JS

  • Asian Spine J.
  • 2009 Jun;3(1):16-20.
  • doi: 10.4184/asj.2009.3.1.16
STUDY DESIGN: A retrospective study PURPOSE: This study examined the reliability of the MRI findings in detecting symptomatic extraforaminal disc herniation in the lumbar spine. OVERVIEW OF LITERATURE: There are no reports...
Surgical Excision of the Lumbar Disc Herniation in Elementary School Age

Kim YS, Park IJ, Rhyu KW, Lee SU, Jeong C

  • Asian Spine J.
  • 2009 Jun;3(1):10-15.
  • doi: 10.4184/asj.2009.3.1.10
STUDY DESIGN: A retrospective study. PURPOSE: To assess the radiological, clinical features and surgical outcomes of six patients of elementary school age with lumbar disc herniation (LDH). OVERVIEW OF LITERATURE: LDH is...
The Effectiveness of Bone Mineral Density as Supplementary Tool for Evaluation of the Osteogenic Potential in Patients with Spinal Fusion

Kim BH, Jung HG, Park KH, Kim DH, Choi YS

  • Asian Spine J.
  • 2009 Jun;3(1):1-9.
  • doi: 10.4184/asj.2009.3.1.1
STUDY DESIGN: Retrospective study. PURPOSE: This study was designed to determine the effectiveness of bone mineral density measurement as a supplementary tool for evaluation of osteogenic potential in patients with spinal...

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