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Hemorrhagic Facet Cyst in the Lumbar Spine Causing Contralateral Leg Symptoms: A Case Report

Utsunomiya R, Sakai T, Wada K, Sairyo K, Kosaka H, Katoh S, Yasui N

  • Asian Spine J.
  • 2011 Sep;5(3):196-200.
  • doi: 10.4184/asj.2011.5.3.196
Here we present a case of hemorrhagic lumbar facet cyst presenting with progressive radiculopathy only on the contralateral side. If a patient has previous back pain or neuropathy for several...
Primary Lumbo-sacral Spinal Epidural Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma: A Case Report and Review of Literature

Mally R, Sharma M, Khan S, Velho V

  • Asian Spine J.
  • 2011 Sep;5(3):192-195.
  • doi: 10.4184/asj.2011.5.3.192
We present a case of 24-year-old male presented with low back pain radiating to the left lower limb, tingling numbness and weakness of 6 months duration. Magnetic resonance imaging scan...
Successful Bone Union Following Calcium Phosphate Cement-Assisted Percutaneous Transpedicular Balloon Kyphoplasty of a Large Interbody Cleft on Long-term Hemodialysis Patient

Ishiguro S, Tsujii M, Sudo A

  • Asian Spine J.
  • 2011 Sep;5(3):188-191.
  • doi: 10.4184/asj.2011.5.3.188
A 68-year-old diabetic man, who had been on dialysis for 3 years, suffered a five week history of severe back pain that was unresponsive to bed rest, analgesics, and bracing....
Risk Factors of New Compression Fractures in Adjacent Vertebrae after Percutaneous Vertebroplasty

Kim MH, Lee AS, Min SH, Yoon SH

  • Asian Spine J.
  • 2011 Sep;5(3):180-187.
  • doi: 10.4184/asj.2011.5.3.180
STUDY DESIGN: Retrospective study. PURPOSE: To evaluate risk factors related to the development of new fractures in adjacent vertebrae after percutaneous vertebroplasty. OVERVIEW OF LITERATURE: Recent reports indicate that undue numbers of...
A Levering Technique for Open Reduction of Traumatic Unilateral Locked Facets of Cervical Spine: Technical Note

Bunyaratavej K, Khaoroptham S

  • Asian Spine J.
  • 2011 Sep;5(3):176-179.
  • doi: 10.4184/asj.2011.5.3.176
Reduction of traumatic unilateral locked facets of the cervical spine can be accomplished by closed or open means. If closed reduction is unsuccessful, then open reduction is indicated. The previously...
Comparative Study of Clinical Outcomes of Anterior Cervical Discectomy and Fusion Using Autobone Graft or Cage with Bone Substitute

Ahn JS, Lee JK, Kim JH

  • Asian Spine J.
  • 2011 Sep;5(3):169-175.
  • doi: 10.4184/asj.2011.5.3.169
STUDY DESIGN: A retrospective study. PURPOSE: To compare the clinical and radiological outcomes of autogenous bone graft and cage with bone substitute for anterior cervical discectomy and fusion. OVERVIEW OF LITERATURE: The...
Efficacy of Unipedicular Baloon Kyphoplasty for Treatment of Multiple Myeloma Vertebral Lesions

La Maida G, Sala F, Callea G, Capitani D, Singh S

  • Asian Spine J.
  • 2011 Sep;5(3):162-168.
  • doi: 10.4184/asj.2011.5.3.162
STUDY DESIGN: A retrospective cohort study. PURPOSE: To analyze differences in between the unipedicular vs. bipedicular balloon kyphoplasty for the treatment of multiple myeloma lesions. OVERVIEW OF LITERATURE: Both vertebroplasty and kyphoplasty...
The Use of Titanium Mesh Cages in the Reconstruction of Anterior Column Defects in Active Spinal Infections: Can We Rest the Crest?

Sundararaj GD, Amritanand R, Venkatesh , Arockiaraj J

  • Asian Spine J.
  • 2011 Sep;5(3):155-161.
  • doi: 10.4184/asj.2011.5.3.155
STUDY DESIGN: Retrospective clinical series. PURPOSE: To assess whether titanium cages are an effective alternative to tricortical iliac crest bone graft for anterior column reconstruction in patients with active pyogenic and...
Posterior Direct Decompression and Fusion of the Lower Thoracic and Lumbar Fractures with Neurological Deficit

Jun DS, Yu CH, Ahn BG

  • Asian Spine J.
  • 2011 Sep;5(3):146-154.
  • doi: 10.4184/asj.2011.5.3.146
STUDY DESIGN: A retrospective study. PURPOSE: To analyze the treatment outcome of patients with lower thoracic and lumbar fractures combined with neurological deficits. OVERVIEW OF LITERATURE: Although various methods of the surgical...
The Prevalence of Undetected Vertebral Fracture in Patients with Back Pain by Dual-Energy X-ray Absorptiometry (DXA) of the Lateral Thoracic and Lumbar Spine

Ehsanbakhsh AR, Akhbari H, Iraee MB, Toosi FS, Khorashadizadeh N, Rezvani MR, Naseh G

  • Asian Spine J.
  • 2011 Sep;5(3):139-145.
  • doi: 10.4184/asj.2011.5.3.139
STUDY DESIGN: This is a prospective study. PURPOSE: This study is conducted to determine the prevalence of unrecognized vertebral fracture (VF) in patients who present with back pain. OVERVIEW OF LITERATURE: VF...

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