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Answer to the Topic "Management of Pyogenic Discitis"

Devkota P, Krishnakumar R, Renjith Kumar J

  • Asian Spine J.
  • 2014 Jun;8(3):392-392.
  • doi: 10.4184/asj.2014.8.3.392
No abstract available.
Management of Pyogenic Discitis

Joob B, Wiwanitkit V

  • Asian Spine J.
  • 2014 Jun;8(3):391-391.
  • doi: 10.4184/asj.2014.8.3.391
No abstract available.
Prevention and Treatment of Multiple Osteoporotic Compression Fracture

Park YS, Kim HS

  • Asian Spine J.
  • 2014 Jun;8(3):382-390.
  • doi: 10.4184/asj.2014.8.3.382
Korea's demographic profile is undergoing tremendous change as the country rapidly ages at one of the fastest rates in the world. Indeed, the country is expected to become an "aged...
Surgical Treatment of Adult Degenerative Scoliosis

Cho KJ, Kim YT, Shin SH, Suk SI

  • Asian Spine J.
  • 2014 Jun;8(3):371-381.
  • doi: 10.4184/asj.2014.8.3.371
The rapid increase of elderly population has resulted in increased prevalence of adult scoliosis. Adult scoliosis is divided into adult idiopathic scoliosis and adult degenerative scoliosis. These two types of...
Arteriovenous Fistula of the Filum Terminale Misdiagnosed and Previously Operated as Lower Lumbar Degenerative Disease

Sharma P, Ranjan A, Lath R

  • Asian Spine J.
  • 2014 Jun;8(3):365-370.
  • doi: 10.4184/asj.2014.8.3.365
Filum terminale arteriovenous fistula (FTAVF) presenting as a cause of failed back surgery syndrome is a rare entity. We report a 48-year-old male patient who presented with clinical features of...
Whole Spontaneous Spinal Epidural Hematoma

Yoon KW, Song JG, Ryu JW, Kim YJ

  • Asian Spine J.
  • 2014 Jun;8(3):361-364.
  • doi: 10.4184/asj.2014.8.3.361
A 26-year-old male who had no underlying disease, including coagulopathy, underwent thoracotomy and bleeding control due to hemothorax. On the fifth postoperative day, paralysis of both lower limbs occurred. Urgent...
Sciatica in a Five-Year-Old Boy

Omidi-Kashani F, Hasankhani EG, Rafeemanesh E

  • Asian Spine J.
  • 2014 Jun;8(3):357-360.
  • doi: 10.4184/asj.2014.8.3.357
The prevalence of back pain during childhood is 50%; in 22% of these cases, a specific diagnosis can be found. Osteoid osteoma is a rare benign tumor that occursonly in...
Giant Chordoma of the Upper Thoracic Spine with Mediastinal Involvement: A Surgical Challenge

Rena O, Davoli F, Allegra G, Casadio C, Turello D

  • Asian Spine J.
  • 2014 Jun;8(3):353-356.
  • doi: 10.4184/asj.2014.8.3.353
Thoracic chordomas are very rare malignant tumours originating from notochordal remnants. These tumours develop within a vertebral body and enlarge involving the mediastinal compartment. Because of their slow-growing attitude, they...
How Does Chronic Back Pain Influence Quality of Life in Koreans: A Cross-Sectional Study

Choi YS, Kim DJ, Lee KY, Park YS, Cho KJ, Lee JH, Rhim HY, Shin BJ

  • Asian Spine J.
  • 2014 Jun;8(3):346-352.
  • doi: 10.4184/asj.2014.8.3.346
STUDY DESIGN: A cross-sectional study. PURPOSE: To explore the impact of chronic low back pain (CLBP) on individuals' quality of life; to understand current treatment practices and level of satisfaction with...
Predictable Imaging Signs of Cauda Equina Entrapment in Thoracolumbar and Lumbar Burst Fractures with Greenstick Lamina Fractures

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

  • Asian Spine J.
  • 2014 Jun;8(3):339-345.
  • doi: 10.4184/asj.2014.8.3.339
STUDY DESIGN: A retrospective study. PURPOSE: The aim of present study was to investigate imaging findings suggestive of cauda equina entrapment in thoracolumbar and lumbar burst fractures. OVERVIEW OF LITERATURE: Burst fractures...
Accuracy of Pedicle Screw Placement in Scoliosis Surgery: A Comparison between Conventional Computed Tomography-Based and O-Arm-Based Navigation Techniques

Kotani T, Akazawa T, Sakuma T, Koyama K, Nemoto T, Nawata K, Yamazaki A, Minami S

  • Asian Spine J.
  • 2014 Jun;8(3):331-338.
  • doi: 10.4184/asj.2014.8.3.331
STUDY DESIGN: Retrospective study. PURPOSE: We compared the accuracy of O-arm-based navigation with computed tomography (CT)-based navigation in scoliotic surgery. OVERVIEW OF LITERATURE: No previous reports comparing the results of O-arm-based navigation...
Major Surgical Treatment of Osteoporotic Vertebral Fractures in the Elderly: A Comparison of Anterior Spinal Fusion, Anterior-Posterior Combined Surgery and Posterior Closing Wedge Osteotomy

Takenaka S, Mukai Y, Hosono N, Fuji T

  • Asian Spine J.
  • 2014 Jun;8(3):322-330.
  • doi: 10.4184/asj.2014.8.3.322
STUDY DESIGN: A retrospective study. PURPOSE: To clarify the differences among the three major surgeries for osteoporotic vertebral fractures based on the clinical and radiological results. OVERVIEW OF LITERATURE: Minimally invasive surgery...
Non-Surgical Management of Cord Compression in Tuberculosis: A Series of Surprises

Patil SS, Mohite S, Varma R, Bhojraj SY, Nene AM

  • Asian Spine J.
  • 2014 Jun;8(3):315-321.
  • doi: 10.4184/asj.2014.8.3.315
STUDY DESIGN: Prospective study. PURPOSE: We present a series of 50 patients with tuberculous cord compression who were offered systematic non-surgical treatment, and thereby, the author proposes that clinico-radiological soft tissue...
Paraspinal Transposition Flap for Reconstruction of Sacral Soft Tissue Defects: A Series of 53 Cases from a Single Institute

Gupta S, Chattopadhyay D, Agarwal AK, Guha G, Bhattacharya N, Chumbale P, Gupta S, Murmu MB

  • Asian Spine J.
  • 2014 Jun;8(3):309-314.
  • doi: 10.4184/asj.2014.8.3.309
STUDY DESIGN: Case series. PURPOSE: To describe paraspinal transposition flap for coverage of sacral soft tissue defects. OVERVIEW OF LITERATURE: Soft tissue defects in the sacral region pose a major challenge to...
Outcome of Pedicle Screw Fixation and Monosegmental Fusion in Patients with Fresh Thoracolumbar Fractures

Singh R, Rohilla RK, Kamboj K, Magu NK, Kaur K

  • Asian Spine J.
  • 2014 Jun;8(3):298-308.
  • doi: 10.4184/asj.2014.8.3.298
STUDY DESIGN: Prospective clinical study. PURPOSE: The present prospective study aims to evaluate the clinical, radiological, and functional and quality of life outcomes in patients with fresh thoracolumbar fractures managed by...
Lumbar Transpedicular Implant Failure: A Clinical and Surgical Challenge and Its Radiological Assessment

Mohi Eldin MM, Ali AM

  • Asian Spine J.
  • 2014 Jun;8(3):281-297.
  • doi: 10.4184/asj.2014.8.3.281
STUDY DESIGN: It is a multicenter, controlled case study review of a big scale of pedicle-screw procedures from January 2000 to June 2010. The outcomes were compared to those with...
Cervical Pedicle Screw Fixation: Anatomic Feasibility of Pedicle Morphology and Radiologic Evaluation of the Anatomical Measurements

Mohi Eldin MM

  • Asian Spine J.
  • 2014 Jun;8(3):273-280.
  • doi: 10.4184/asj.2014.8.3.273
STUDY DESIGN: All parameters were measured manually and with a computed tomography (CT) scanner. For the manual measurements, a Vernier scale instrument was used. PURPOSE: This study evaluates quantitatively pedicles of...
Outcomes after Surgery for Spinal Metastasis of Colorectal Origin: Case Series

Leach MR, Lau D, La Marca F, Park P

  • Asian Spine J.
  • 2014 Jun;8(3):267-272.
  • doi: 10.4184/asj.2014.8.3.267
STUDY DESIGN: Retrospective study. PURPOSE: The aim of this study was to evaluate the clinical management and outcomes of patients who underwent surgical intervention for metastatic colorectal adenocarcinoma of the spine. OVERVIEW...
Interspinous Ligament Lidocaine and Steroid Injections for the Management of Baastrup's Disease: A Case Series

Okada K, Ohtori S, Inoue G, Orita S, Eguchi Y, Nakamura J, Aoki Y, Ishikawa T, Miyagi M, Kamoda H, Suzuki M, Kubota G, Sakuma Y, Oikawa Y, Inage K, Sainoh T, Toyone T, Yamauchi K, Takahashi

  • Asian Spine J.
  • 2014 Jun;8(3):260-266.
  • doi: 10.4184/asj.2014.8.3.260
STUDY DESIGN: Prospective study. PURPOSE: To examine the long-term effects of interspinous ligament injections of local anesthetics and steroids for the treatment of Baastrup's diseases. OVERVIEW OF LITERATURE: Baastrup's disease is associated...
Percutaneous Drainage Combined with Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy for Pyogenic Spondylitis with Iliopsoas Abscess

Tofuku K, Koga H, Komiya S

  • Asian Spine J.
  • 2014 Jun;8(3):253-259.
  • doi: 10.4184/asj.2014.8.3.253
STUDY DESIGN: A retrospective study. PURPOSE: The purpose of this study was to evaluate outcomes in patients with pyogenic spondylitis accompanied by iliopsoas abscess who were treated by percutaneous drainage combined...

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