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Tuberculosis of Sacrum

Wiwanitkit V

  • Asian Spine J.
  • 2014 Feb;8(1):112-112.
  • doi: 10.4184/asj.2014.8.1.112
No abstract available.
Tuberculosis of Spine: Current Views in Diagnosis and Management

Moon MS

  • Asian Spine J.
  • 2014 Feb;8(1):97-111.
  • doi: 10.4184/asj.2014.8.1.97
Tuberculosis is the chronic consumptive disease and currently the world's leading cause of death. Tuberculous spondylitis is a less common yet the most dangerous form of skeletal tuberculosis. The recent...
Ossification of the Ligamentum Flavum

Ahn DK, Lee S, Moon SH, Boo KH, Chang BK, Lee JI

  • Asian Spine J.
  • 2014 Feb;8(1):89-96.
  • doi: 10.4184/asj.2014.8.1.89
Ossification of the ligamentum flavum is a rare cause of thoracic myelopathy. It develops in East Asians more frequently than in people from other areas. The exact pathophysiology has not...
Symptomatic Solitary Osteochondroma of the Subaxial Cervical Spine in a 52-Year-Old Patient

Sekharappa V, Amritanand R, Krishnan V, David KS

  • Asian Spine J.
  • 2014 Feb;8(1):84-88.
  • doi: 10.4184/asj.2014.8.1.84
Osteochondromas are the most common benign tumors of the bone. They mostly arise from the appendicular skeleton and present clinically in the second or third decade of life. Ostechondromas arising...
Ewing's Sarcoma of the Sacroiliac Joint Presenting as Tubercular Sacroiliitis: A Diagnostic Dilemma

Garg B, Jalan D, Kotwal PP

  • Asian Spine J.
  • 2014 Feb;8(1):79-83.
  • doi: 10.4184/asj.2014.8.1.79
We report a case of Ewing's sarcoma of the sacroiliac joint in a 21-year-old male mimicking tubercular sacroiliitis, a rare entity not reported in literature. He presented with pain in...
Cervical Symmetric Dumbbell Ganglioneuromas Causing Severe Paresis

Hioki A, Miyamoto K, Hirose Y, Kito Y, Fushimi K, Shimizu K

  • Asian Spine J.
  • 2014 Feb;8(1):74-78.
  • doi: 10.4184/asj.2014.8.1.74
We report an extremely rare case with bilateral and symmetric dumbbell ganglioneuromas of the cervical spine in an elderly patient. A 72-year-old man came by ambulance to our hospital due...
Ordinary Disc Herniation Changing into Posterior Epidural Migration of Lumbar Disc Fragments Confirmed by Magnetic Resonance Imaging: A Case Report of a Successful Endoscopic Treatment

Tarukado K, Tono O, Doi T

  • Asian Spine J.
  • 2014 Feb;8(1):69-73.
  • doi: 10.4184/asj.2014.8.1.69
The posterior epidural migration of lumbar disc fragments is an extremely rare event with an unknown pathogenesis. To the best of our knowledge, there are no previously reported cases of...
Robotic-Assisted Device in Posterior Spinal Fusion for a High Risk Thoraculombar Fracture in Ankylosing Spondylitis

Suliman A, Wollstein , Bernfeld B, Bruskin A

  • Asian Spine J.
  • 2014 Feb;8(1):64-68.
  • doi: 10.4184/asj.2014.8.1.64
Fractures in ankylosing spondylitis (AS) are often difficult to treat and surgical treatment may be fraught with complications. We describe the use of a robotic-assisted device in the surgical treatment...
Incidence of Vascular Complications Arising from Anterior Spinal Surgery in the Thoraco-Lumbar Spine

Klezl Z, Swamy GN, Vyskocil T, Kryl J, Stulik J

  • Asian Spine J.
  • 2014 Feb;8(1):59-63.
  • doi: 10.4184/asj.2014.8.1.59
STUDY DESIGN: Modern biomaterials and instrumentation have popularised surgery of the thoraco-lumbar spine through an anterior route. The advantage of anterior surgery is that it allows for a direct decompression...
Lumbosacral Transition Vertebra: Prevalence and Its Significance

Sekharappa V, Amritanand R, Krishnan V, David KS

  • Asian Spine J.
  • 2014 Feb;8(1):51-58.
  • doi: 10.4184/asj.2014.8.1.51
STUDY DESIGN: Retrospective analysis of radiological images. PURPOSE: To determine the prevalence of lumbosacral transition vertebra (LSTV) and to study its significance with respect to clinically significant spinal symptoms, disc degeneration...
Comparison of the Oswestry Disability Index and Magnetic Resonance Imaging Findings in Lumbar Canal Stenosis: An Observational Study

Goni VG, Hampannavar A, Gopinathan NR, Singh P, Sudesh P, Logithasan RK, Sharma A, BK S, Sament R

  • Asian Spine J.
  • 2014 Feb;8(1):44-50.
  • doi: 10.4184/asj.2014.8.1.44
STUDY DESIGN: Cross-sectional study. PURPOSE: The aim of the study was to determine relationship between the degrees of radiologically demonstrated anatomical lumbar canal stenosis using magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) and its...
Pedicle Screw Configuration for Thoracolumbar Burst Fracture Treatment: Short versus Long Posterior Fixation Constructs with and without Anterior Column Augmentation

Peters T, Chinthakunta SR, Hussain M, Khalil S

  • Asian Spine J.
  • 2014 Feb;8(1):35-43.
  • doi: 10.4184/asj.2014.8.1.35
STUDY DESIGN: An in-vitro study. PURPOSE: The current study is aimed at investigating the differences in stability between short posterior fixation (SPF), hybrid posterior fixation (HPF), and long posterior fixation (LPF)...
Comparative Analysis of Vertebroplasty and Kyphoplasty for Osteoporotic Vertebral Compression Fractures

Bozkurt M, Kahilogullari G, Ozdemir M, Ozgural O, Attar A, Caglar S, Ates C

  • Asian Spine J.
  • 2014 Feb;8(1):27-34.
  • doi: 10.4184/asj.2014.8.1.27
STUDY DESIGN: A retrospective study. PURPOSE: The aim of this study is to compare the efficacy and outcome of vertebroplasty compared with unipedicular and bipedicular kyphoplasty for the treatment of osteoporotic...
Analysis of the Prevalence and Distribution of Cervical and Thoracic Compressive Lesions of the Spinal Cord in Lumbar Degenerative Disease

Miyazaki M, Yoshiiwa T, Kodera R, Kawano M, Tsumura H

  • Asian Spine J.
  • 2014 Feb;8(1):19-26.
  • doi: 10.4184/asj.2014.8.1.19
STUDY DESIGN: Retrospective study. PURPOSE: The aim of the present study is to analyze the prevalence and distribution of cervical and thoracic compressive lesions of the spinal cord in lumbar degenerative...
Outcome of Salvage Lumbar Fusion after Lumbar Arthroplasty

Alahmadi H, Deutsch H

  • Asian Spine J.
  • 2014 Feb;8(1):13-18.
  • doi: 10.4184/asj.2014.8.1.13
STUDY DESIGN: Retrospective review. PURPOSE: This study aims to define the role of lumbar fusion for persistent back pains after the lumbar disc replacement. OVERVIEW OF LITERATURE: Little is written about lumbar...
Comparison of the Combined Anterior-Posterior Approach versus Posterior-Only Approach in Scoliosis Treatment

Pourfeizi , Sales JG, Tabrizi A, Borran G, Alavi S

  • Asian Spine J.
  • 2014 Feb;8(1):8-12.
  • doi: 10.4184/asj.2014.8.1.8
STUDY DESIGN: This is descriptive analytical study. PURPOSE: The present study aims at comparing treatment results found between the two groups comprising of patients who underwent posterior spinal fusion using thoracic...
The Association of Each Disability Based on the Three Sub-Categories of the Roland-Morris Disability Questionnaire during Hospitalization with Itself at 1 Year Postoperatively in Patients with Degenerative Lumbar Spinal Stenosis

Higuchi D, Manabe N, Ino M

  • Asian Spine J.
  • 2014 Feb;8(1):1-7.
  • doi: 10.4184/asj.2014.8.1.1
STUDY DESIGN: A prospective study in a hospital. PURPOSE: To investigate whether each disability based on the three sub-categories of the Roland-Morris disability questionnaire (RDQ) during hospitalization is associated with itself...

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