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Pedicle Screw Nut Loosening: Potentially Avoidable Causes of Spine Instrumentation Failure

Agrawal A

  • Asian Spine J.
  • 2014 Apr;8(2):224-226.
  • doi: 10.4184/asj.2014.8.2.224
No abstract available.
Comparison of Pyogenic Spondylitis and Tuberculous Spondylitis

Lee KY

  • Asian Spine J.
  • 2014 Apr;8(2):216-223.
  • doi: 10.4184/asj.2014.8.2.216
Pyogenic spondylitis and tuberculous spondylitis are common causes of spinal infection. It is difficult to differentiate tuberculous spondylitis and pyogenic spondylitis clinically and radiologically. Recently magnetic resonance imaging has been...
Risk Factors for Recurrent Lumbar Disc Herniations

Shin BJ

  • Asian Spine J.
  • 2014 Apr;8(2):211-215.
  • doi: 10.4184/asj.2014.8.2.211
The most common complication after lumbar discectomy is reherniation. As the first step in reducing the rate of recurrence, many studies have been conducted to find out the factors that...
Literature Review and Clinical Presentation of Cervical Spondylitis Due to Salmonella Enteritidis in Immunocompetent

Feng ZY, Guo F, Chen Z

  • Asian Spine J.
  • 2014 Apr;8(2):206-210.
  • doi: 10.4184/asj.2014.8.2.206
A 48-year-old woman was presented to our clinic with some fever and neck pains for about one month. Based on the symptoms and results of image, an empirical diagnosis of...
Cervical Perineural Cyst Masquerading as a Cervical Spinal Tumor

Joshi VP, Zanwar A, Karande A, Agrawal A

  • Asian Spine J.
  • 2014 Apr;8(2):202-205.
  • doi: 10.4184/asj.2014.8.2.202
Tarlov (perineural) cysts of the nerve roots are common and usually incidental findings during magnetic resonance imaging of the lumbosacral spine. There are only a few case reports where cervical...
Intraoperative Life Threatening Acute Lung Injury Due to Multiple Septic Pulmonary Emboli during Transpedicular Biopsy and Kyphoplasty

Karthik K, Shetty AP, Rajasekaran S

  • Asian Spine J.
  • 2014 Apr;8(2):197-201.
  • doi: 10.4184/asj.2014.8.2.197
A 55-year-old gentleman was presented to our clinic two months after a trivial fall with persistent pain, gibbus at the thoraco-lumbar junction and intact neurology. Radiological and laboratory investigations suggested...
Effectiveness of Preemptive Analgesia Using a Frequency Rhythmic Electrical Modulation System in Patients Having Instrumented Fusion for Lumbar Stenosis

Aydogan S, Er U, Ozlu O

  • Asian Spine J.
  • 2014 Apr;8(2):190-196.
  • doi: 10.4184/asj.2014.8.2.190
STUDY DESIGN: A randomized prospective study. PURPOSE: To assess postoperative analgesic requirements after Phyback therapy preemptively in patients undergoing lumbar stabilization. OVERVIEW OF LITERATURE: Frequency Rhythmic Electrical Modulation System is the latest...
Role of Decompression in Late Presentation of Cervical Spinal Cord Disorders

Shrivastava S, Sakale H, Dulani R, Singh PK, Sanrakhia

  • Asian Spine J.
  • 2014 Apr;8(2):183-189.
  • doi: 10.4184/asj.2014.8.2.183
STUDY DESIGN: Prospective study conducted at Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College, Datta Meghe Institute of Medical Sciences, Wardha, India. PURPOSE: To show the efficacy of decompression in the late presentation of cervical...
Surgical Management of Pyogenic Discitis of Lumbar Region

Devkota P, Krishnakumar R, Renjith Kumar J

  • Asian Spine J.
  • 2014 Apr;8(2):177-182.
  • doi: 10.4184/asj.2014.8.2.177
STUDY DESIGN: Retrospective review of patients who had pyogenic discitis and were managed surgically. PURPOSE: To analyze the bacteriology, pathology, management and outcome of pyogenic discitis of the lumbar region treated...
Clinical and Radiological Outcomes of Segmental Spinal Fusion in Transforaminal Lumbar Interbody Fusion with Spinous Process Tricortical Autograft

Witoon N, Tangviriyapaiboon T

  • Asian Spine J.
  • 2014 Apr;8(2):170-176.
  • doi: 10.4184/asj.2014.8.2.170
STUDY DESIGN: A retrospective study. PURPOSE: To investigate clinical and radiological outcomes when using spinous process as a tricortical autograft for segmental spinal fusion in transforaminal lumbar interbody fusion (TLIF). OVERVIEW OF...
Role of Coflex as an Adjunct to Decompression for Symptomatic Lumbar Spinal Stenosis

Kumar N, Shah SM, Ng YH, Pannierselvam VK, DasDe S, Shen L

  • Asian Spine J.
  • 2014 Apr;8(2):161-169.
  • doi: 10.4184/asj.2014.8.2.161
STUDY DESIGN: Prospective cohort study. PURPOSE: To assess whether additional implantation of Coflex following spinal decompression provided better clinical outcomes compared to decompression alone for symptomatic lumbar spinal stenosis (LSS) and...
C2 Pars/Pedicle Screws in Management of Craniocervical and Upper Cervical Instability

Eshra MA

  • Asian Spine J.
  • 2014 Apr;8(2):156-160.
  • doi: 10.4184/asj.2014.8.2.156
STUDY DESIGN: A retrospective study. PURPOSE: To evaluate the efficacy and the safety of craniocervical and upper cervical stabilization by using C2 pars/pedicle screw fixations. OVERVIEW OF LITERATURE: The management of craniocervical...
Clinical Findings and Results of Surgical Resection of Thoracolumbar Osteoid Osteoma

Pourfeizi , Tabrizi A, Bazavar M, Sales JG

  • Asian Spine J.
  • 2014 Apr;8(2):150-155.
  • doi: 10.4184/asj.2014.8.2.150
STUDY DESIGN: Descriptive, cases series study. PURPOSE: To evaluate clinical findings and results of treatment of patients with spinal osteoid osteoma who underwent surgery. OVERVIEW OF LITERATURE: Osteoid osteoma is a benign...
A New Electrophysiological Method for the Diagnosis of Extraforaminal Stenosis at L5-S1

Iwasaki H, Yoshida M, Yamada H, Hashizume , Minamide A, Nakagawa Y, Kawai M, Tsutsui S

  • Asian Spine J.
  • 2014 Apr;8(2):145-149.
  • doi: 10.4184/asj.2014.8.2.145
STUDY DESIGN: A retrospective study. PURPOSE: To examine the effectiveness of using an electrodiagnostic technique as a new approach in the clinical diagnosis of extraforaminal stenosis at L5-S1. OVERVIEW OF LITERATURE: We...
Spinous Process Osteotomy to Facilitate the Access to the Spinal Canal When Decompressing the Spinal Canal in Patients with Lumbar Spinal Stenosis

Hermansen , Moen G, Fenstad AM, Birketvedt R, Indrekvam

  • Asian Spine J.
  • 2014 Apr;8(2):138-144.
  • doi: 10.4184/asj.2014.8.2.138
STUDY DESIGN: Retrospective study. PURPOSE: The main purpose of this study was to investigate the union-rate of the spinous process after performing a spinous process osteotomy and whether union affects the...
Demineralized Bone Matrix, as a Graft Enhancer of Auto-Local Bone in Posterior Lumbar Interbody Fusion

Ahn DK, Moon SH, Kim TW, Boo KH, Hong SW

  • Asian Spine J.
  • 2014 Apr;8(2):129-137.
  • doi: 10.4184/asj.2014.8.2.129
STUDY DESIGN: A case controlled study with prospective data collection. PURPOSE: To evaluate the early influence and the final consequence of demineralized bone matrix (DBM) on auto-local bone as a graft...
Outcomes of Fluoroscopically Guided Lumbar Transforaminal Epidural Steroid Injections in Degenerative Lumbar Spondylolisthesis Patients

Kraiwattanapong C, Wechmongkolgorn S, Chatriyanuyok B, Woratanarat P, Udomsubpayakul U, Chanplakorn P, Keorochana G, Wajanavisit W

  • Asian Spine J.
  • 2014 Apr;8(2):119-128.
  • doi: 10.4184/asj.2014.8.2.119
STUDY DESIGN: A prospective cohort. PURPOSE: To report the short and long term outcomes of fluoroscopically guided lumbar transforaminal epidural steroid injection (TFESI) in degenerative lumbar spondylolisthesis (DLS) patients. OVERVIEW OF LITERATURE:...
Acute Intravenous Injection Toxicity Study of Escherichia coli-Derived Recombinant Human Bone Morphogenetic Protein-2 in Rat

Lee JH, Lee EN, Chang BS, Lee CK

  • Asian Spine J.
  • 2014 Apr;8(2):113-118.
  • doi: 10.4184/asj.2014.8.2.113
STUDY DESIGN: Prospective in vivo toxicity study. PURPOSE: To evaluate the conducted acute toxicity study of Escherichia coli (E. coli)-derived recombinant human bone morphogenetic protein-2 (rhBMP-2) with 6-weeks old Sprague-Dawley rats. OVERVIEW...

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