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Unipedicular Baloon Kyphoplasty

Wiwanitkit V

  • Asian Spine J.
  • 2011 Dec;5(4):277-277.
  • doi: 10.4184/asj.2011.5.4.277
No abstract available.
Ossification of the Posterior Longitudinal Ligament: A Review of Literature

Choi BW, Song KJ, Chang H

  • Asian Spine J.
  • 2011 Dec;5(4):267-276.
  • doi: 10.4184/asj.2011.5.4.267
Ossification of the posterior longitudinal ligament (OPLL) is most commonly found in men, in the elderly, and in Asian patients. The disease can start with mild or no symptoms, but...
MRI Changes of the Spinal Subdural Space after Lumbar Spine Surgeries: Report of Two Cases

Sakai T, Sairyo K, Bhatia NN, Miyagi R, Tamura T, Katoh S, Yasui N

  • Asian Spine J.
  • 2011 Dec;5(4):262-266.
  • doi: 10.4184/asj.2011.5.4.262
Although magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) is frequently used to assess the lumbar spine, there are few reports in the medical literature that have evaluated using MRI immediately following spinal surgery....
Guidewire Breakage: An Unusual Complication of Anterior Odontoid Cannulated Screw Fixation

Orief T, Bin-Nafisah S, Almusrea K, Alfawareh

  • Asian Spine J.
  • 2011 Dec;5(4):258-261.
  • doi: 10.4184/asj.2011.5.4.258
The preferred treatment of a type II odontoid fracture is anterior odontoid screw fixation to preserve the cervical spine range of movement. This case report describes an unusual complication of...
Paraplegia due to Missed Thoracic Meningioma after Laminotomy for Lumbar Spinal Stenosis: Report of Two Cases

Ko SB, Lee SW, Shim JH

  • Asian Spine J.
  • 2011 Dec;5(4):253-257.
  • doi: 10.4184/asj.2011.5.4.253
To describe two cases of thoracic paraplegia due to a thoracic spinal cord tumor (meningioma) that was not detected during lumbar spinal decompressive surgery for lumbar canal stenosis and a...
Transient Allodynia Following Caudal Lipoma Excision: A Case Report

Kalemci O, Ozer E, Yucesoy K, Arda MN, Erkin Y

  • Asian Spine J.
  • 2011 Dec;5(4):250-252.
  • doi: 10.4184/asj.2011.5.4.250
Allodynia is the sensation of pain due to non-painful stimuli. It usually occurs due to destructive lesions of the spinal cord or peripheral nerves. Allodynia following intradural lipoma surgery has...
Pyogenic Arthritis of the Facet Joint with Concurrent Epidural and Paraspinal Abscess: A Case Report

Rhyu KW, Park SE, Ji JH, Park I, Kim YY

  • Asian Spine J.
  • 2011 Dec;5(4):245-249.
  • doi: 10.4184/asj.2011.5.4.245
Pyogenic arthritis of lumber spinal facet joints is an extremely rare condition. There are only 40 reported cases worldwide. Most cases were associated with history of paravertebral injection, which was...
Treatment of Acute Tuberculous Spondylitis by the Spinal Shortening Osteotomy: A Technical Notes and Case Illustrations

Chanplakorn P, Chanplakorn N, Kraiwattanapong C, Wajanavisit W, Laohacharoensombat W

  • Asian Spine J.
  • 2011 Dec;5(4):237-244.
  • doi: 10.4184/asj.2011.5.4.237
Surgical treatment for spinal tuberculosis is necessary in particular cases that a large amount of necrotic tissue is encountered and there is spinal cord compression. A spinal shortening osteotomy procedure...
Surgical Outcomes of Minimally Invasive Transforaminal Lumbar Interbody Fusion for the Treatment of Spondylolisthesis and Degenerative Segmental Instability

Park Y, Ha JW, Lee YT, Oh HC, Yoo JH, Kim HB

  • Asian Spine J.
  • 2011 Dec;5(4):228-236.
  • doi: 10.4184/asj.2011.5.4.228
STUDY DESIGN: This is a retrospective case study. PURPOSE: This study was designed to analyze the surgical outcomes of patients who underwent minimally invasive transforaminal lumbar interbody fusion (TLIF) for the...
Posterior Epidural Migration of Sequestrated Cervical Disc Fragment: Case Series

Srinivasan US, Kumar GS, Mahesha KB

  • Asian Spine J.
  • 2011 Dec;5(4):220-227.
  • doi: 10.4184/asj.2011.5.4.220
STUDY DESIGN: A retrospective study was undertaken to delineate the characteristics of non-traumatic sequestrated epidurally migrated cervical disc prolapse. PURPOSE: To present first case series of eight such cases diagnosed preoperatively...
The Incidence of Potential Candidates for Total Disc Replacement among Lumbar and Cervical Fusion Patient Populations

Quirno M, Goldstein , Bendo JA, Kim Y, Spivak JM

  • Asian Spine J.
  • 2011 Dec;5(4):213-219.
  • doi: 10.4184/asj.2011.5.4.213
STUDY DESIGN: Retrospective chart review. PURPOSE: To evaluate the incidence of potential total disc replacement (TDR) candidates among cervical and lumbar fusion patient populations using strict Food and Drug Administration (FDA)...
Variations in Practice Patterns among Neurosurgeons and Orthopaedic Surgeons in the Management of Spinal Disorders

Hussain M, Nasir S, Moed A, Murtaza G

  • Asian Spine J.
  • 2011 Dec;5(4):208-212.
  • doi: 10.4184/asj.2011.5.4.208
STUDY DESIGN: This is a case series. PURPOSE: We wanted to identify variations in the practice patterns among neurosurgeons and orthopedic surgeons for the management of spinal disorders. OVERVIEW OF LITERATURE: Spinal...
Lumbar Repositioning Accuracy as a Measure of Proprioception in Patients with Back Dysfunction and Healthy Controls

Georgy EE

  • Asian Spine J.
  • 2011 Dec;5(4):201-207.
  • doi: 10.4184/asj.2011.5.4.201
STUDY DESIGN: A control group cross-sectional design. PURPOSE: To compare the difference in repositioning accuracy, as a measure of lumbar proprioception, between patients with back dysfunction and healthy subjects. OVERVIEW OF LITERATURE:...

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