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Comment on: Sciatica in the Young

Omidi-Kashani F, Hasankhani EG, Rafeemanesh E

  • Asian Spine J.
  • 2014 Oct;8(5):704-704.
  • doi: 10.4184/asj.2014.8.5.704
No abstract available.
Sciatica in the Young

Tin SS, Wiwanitkit V

  • Asian Spine J.
  • 2014 Oct;8(5):703-703.
  • doi: 10.4184/asj.2014.8.5.703
No abstract available.
Evidence-Based of Nonoperative Treatment in Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis

Kim HS

  • Asian Spine J.
  • 2014 Oct;8(5):695-702.
  • doi: 10.4184/asj.2014.8.5.695
Until now because there are many published journals with a variety of opinions so I will stratify these articles by giving weighted value on grade evaluation which depend on each...
Extraosseous Thoracic Foraminal Osteoblastoma: Diagnostic Dilemma and Management with 3 Year Follow-Up

Hadgaonkar SR, Shyam AK, Shah KC, Khurjekar , Sancheti P

  • Asian Spine J.
  • 2014 Oct;8(5):689-694.
  • doi: 10.4184/asj.2014.8.5.689
Osteoblastomas are bone forming lesions arising mainly from posterior elements of the vertebra. They are commonly encountered in the cervical and lumbar regions. We present a case of a thoracic...
Seropositive Neuromyelitis Optica imitating an Intramedullary Cervical Spinal Cord Tumor: Case Report and Brief Review of the Literature

Woo PY, Chiu JH, Leung KM, Chan KY

  • Asian Spine J.
  • 2014 Oct;8(5):684-688.
  • doi: 10.4184/asj.2014.8.5.684
A 44-year-old woman with progressive cervical myelopathy and central cord syndrome was noted to have an extensive cervical intramedullary contrast-enhancing lesion on magnetic resonance imaging (MRI). The lesion resembled a...
Drop Metastasis of Adrenocorticotropic Hormone-Producing Pituitary Carcinoma to the Cauda Equina

Takeuchi K, Hagiwara Y, Kanaya K, Wada K, Shiba M, Kato Y

  • Asian Spine J.
  • 2014 Oct;8(5):680-683.
  • doi: 10.4184/asj.2014.8.5.680
The diagnosis of pituitary carcinoma cannot be made easily histologically, and most cases of pituitary carcinoma are diagnosed only after the clinical detection of metastasis. Distant metastasis of pituitary tumor...
Complete Resolution of a Case of Calcific Tendinitis of the Longus Colli with Conservative Treatment

Tezuka F, Sakai T, Miyagi R, Takata Y, Higashino , Katoh S, Sairyo K, Yasui N

  • Asian Spine J.
  • 2014 Oct;8(5):675-679.
  • doi: 10.4184/asj.2014.8.5.675
Acute calcific tendinitis of the longuscolli is a self-limiting inflammatory condition caused by calcium hydroxyapatite deposition in the longuscolli tendon. Although several case reports have described its radiological presentation, few...
Trumpet Laminectomy Microdecompression for Lumbal Canal Stenosis

Henky J, Yasuda M, Arifin MZ, Takayasu M, Faried A

  • Asian Spine J.
  • 2014 Oct;8(5):667-674.
  • doi: 10.4184/asj.2014.8.5.667
Microsurgery techniques are useful innovations towards minimizing the insult of canal stenosis. Here, we describe the trumpet laminectomy microdecompression (TLM) technique, advantages and disadvantages. Sixty-two TLM patients with lumbar disc...
Characteristics of Back Muscle Strength in Patients with Scheduled for Lumbar Fusion Surgery due to Symptomatic Lumbar Degenerative Diseases

Park WH, Lee CS, Kang KC, Seo YG

  • Asian Spine J.
  • 2014 Oct;8(5):659-666.
  • doi: 10.4184/asj.2014.8.5.659
STUDY DESIGN: Cross sectional study. PURPOSE: To evaluate characteristics of back muscle strength in patients scheduled for lumbar fusion surgery. OVERVIEW OF LITERATURE: Little is known regarding muscle strength in patients with...
Quality of Life in Patients with Osteoporotic Vertebral Fractures

Yoon SP, Lee SH, Ki CH, Lee YT, Hong SH, Lee HM, Moon SH

  • Asian Spine J.
  • 2014 Oct;8(5):653-658.
  • doi: 10.4184/asj.2014.8.5.653
STUDY DESIGN: A case-control study. PURPOSE: To examine several dimensions of health-related quality of life (HRQL) in postmenopausal women with osteoporotic vertebral fractures, compared with a control group. OVERVIEW OF LITERATURE: Osteoporotic...
Comparison of Two Methods of Epidural Steroid Injection in the Treatment of Recurrent Lumbar Disc Herniation

Karamouzian S, Ebrahimi-Nejad A, Shahsavarani S, Keikhosravi E, Shahba M, Ebrahimi F

  • Asian Spine J.
  • 2014 Oct;8(5):646-652.
  • doi: 10.4184/asj.2014.8.5.646
STUDY DESIGN: Prospective study. PURPOSE: We compared the effects of two methods of epidural steroid injection in patients with recurrent disc herniation. OVERVIEW OF LITERATURE: To our knowledge, there is no previous...
Incidental Dural Tears During Lumbar Spine Surgery: A Retrospective Case Study of 84 Degenerative Lumbar Spine Patients

Blecher R, Anekstein , Mirovsky Y

  • Asian Spine J.
  • 2014 Oct;8(5):639-645.
  • doi: 10.4184/asj.2014.8.5.639
STUDY DESIGN: A retrospective case study. PURPOSE: To retrospectively review all incidental dural tears (DTs) that occurred at a single institution, classify them anatomically and evaluate the clinical significance of each...
New Modified English and Hindi Oswestry Disability Index in Low Back Pain Patients Treated Conservatively in Indian Population

Nishant , Chhabra HS, Kapoor KS

  • Asian Spine J.
  • 2014 Oct;8(5):632-638.
  • doi: 10.4184/asj.2014.8.5.632
STUDY DESIGN: Prospective cohort study along with questionnaire. PURPOSE: To measure the correlation of the visual analogue score (VAS), with (Oswestry disability Index [ODI], version 2.1a) in English, and modified ODI...
Nocturnal Cramps in Patients with Lumbar Spinal Canal Stenosis Treated Conservatively: A Prospective Study

Nishant , Chhabra HS, Kapoor KS

  • Asian Spine J.
  • 2014 Oct;8(5):624-631.
  • doi: 10.4184/asj.2014.8.5.624
STUDY DESIGN: Prospective cohort study with questionnaire. PURPOSE: To compare the treatment outcome of nocturnal leg cramps in lumbar spinal canal stenosis (LSCS) patients on conservative treatment with historical surgical cohorts...
Radiographic Assessment of Effect of Congenital Monosegment Synostosis of Lower Cervical Spine between C2-C6 on Adjacent Mobile Segments

Moon MS, Kim SS, Yoon MG, Seo YH, Lee BJ, Moon H, Kim SS

  • Asian Spine J.
  • 2014 Oct;8(5):615-623.
  • doi: 10.4184/asj.2014.8.5.615
STUDY DESIGN: A prospective radiographic study of cervical spine with congenital monosegment fusion. PURPOSE: To evaluate the effect of cervical synostosis on adjacent segments and the vertebral morphology. OVERVIEW OF LITERATURE: There...
Comparison of Vertebroplasty, Kyphoplasty, and Nonsurgical Management of Vertebral Compression Fractures and Impact on US Healthcare Resource Utilization

Hazzard MA, Huang KT, Toche UN, Ugiliweneza B, Patil CG, Boakye M, Lad SP

  • Asian Spine J.
  • 2014 Oct;8(5):605-614.
  • doi: 10.4184/asj.2014.8.5.605
STUDY DESIGN: Retrospective propensity score-matched cohort analysis of the Thomson Reuters MarketScan database. PURPOSE: To compare the outcomes of vertebral compression fracture (VCF) treatment options, with an emphasis on reoperation, complications,...
Characteristics of Sagittal Spino-Pelvic Alignment in Japanese Young Adults

Endo K, Suzuki H, Nishimura , Tanaka H, Shishido T, Yamamoto K

  • Asian Spine J.
  • 2014 Oct;8(5):599-604.
  • doi: 10.4184/asj.2014.8.5.599
STUDY DESIGN: Radiological analysis of normal patterns of sagittal alignment of the spine. PURPOSE: This study aimed to clarify the characteristics of normal sagittal spino-pelvic alignment in Asian people. OVERVIEW OF LITERATURE:...
Anterior Lumbar Interbody Fusion: Two-Year Results with a Modular Interbody Device

Jackson KL, Yeoman C, Chung WM, Chappuis J, Freedman B

  • Asian Spine J.
  • 2014 Oct;8(5):591-598.
  • doi: 10.4184/asj.2014.8.5.591
STUDY DESIGN: Retrospective case series. PURPOSE: To present radiographic outcomes following anterior lumbar interbody fusion (ALIF) utilizing a modular interbody device. OVERVIEW OF LITERATURE: Though multiple anterior lumbar interbody techniques have proven...
Magnetic Resonance Imaging Evaluation of L5-S1 Intervertebral Disc Degeneration in Japanese Women

Hagiwara H, Shibata H, Sakakibara H, Inoue T

  • Asian Spine J.
  • 2014 Oct;8(5):581-590.
  • doi: 10.4184/asj.2014.8.5.581
STUDY DESIGN: Retrospective case series. PURPOSE: To calculate the prevalence of L5-S1 intervertebral disc degeneration (IDD) by evaluating gynecological disease findings, obtained by pelvic magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), and reveal the...
Clinical and Radiological Comparison of Posterolateral Fusion and Posterior Interbody Fusion Techniques for Multilevel Lumbar Spinal Stabilization In Manual Workers

Aygun H, Cakar A, Huseyinoglu N, Huseyinoglu U, Celik R

  • Asian Spine J.
  • 2014 Oct;8(5):571-580.
  • doi: 10.4184/asj.2014.8.5.571
STUDY DESIGN: Eighty-four patients who had been treated for degenerative spinal diseases between January 2006 and June 2009 were reviewed retrospectively. PURPOSE: We aimed to compare the clinical and radiologic findings...

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