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Erratum: Correction of Figures. The Time Course Changes in Bone Metabolic Markers after Administering the Anti-Receptor Activator of Nuclear Factor-Kappa B Ligand Antibody and Drug Compliance among Patients with Osteoporosis

Inage K, Orita S, Yamauchi K, Sakuma Y, Kubota G, Oikawa Y, Sainoh T, Sato J, Fujimoto K, Shiga Y, Takahashi , Ohtori S

  • Asian Spine J.
  • 2015 Dec;9(6):999-1000.
  • doi: 10.4184/asj.2015.9.6.999
There were some mistakes in the numerical values of the graphs.
Paravertebral Osteolipoma

Ozyurek S, Atik A

  • Asian Spine J.
  • 2015 Dec;9(6):997-998.
  • doi: 10.4184/asj.2015.9.6.997
No abstract available.
Comment on the Evaluation of the Effectiveness of Hyaluronidase in the Selective Nerve Root Block of Radiculopathy

Manchikanti L, Kaye AD

  • Asian Spine J.
  • 2015 Dec;9(6):995-996.
  • doi: 10.4184/asj.2015.9.6.995
No abstract available.
The Concept of Evolution of Thoracolumbar Fracture Classifications Helps in Surgical Decisions

Azam MQ, Sadat-Ali

  • Asian Spine J.
  • 2015 Dec;9(6):984-994.
  • doi: 10.4184/asj.2015.9.6.984
Since Boehler's sentinel description, a universally acceptable thoracolumber fracture classification has eluded spine surgeons. The concept of the stability of a thoracolumbar injury changed continuously from the two column concept...
Lateral Lumbar Interbody Fusion

Pawar A, Hughes A, Girardi F, Sama A, Lebl D, Cammisa F

  • Asian Spine J.
  • 2015 Dec;9(6):978-983.
  • doi: 10.4184/asj.2015.9.6.978
The lateral lumbar interbody fusion (LLIF) is a relatively new technique that allows the surgeon to access the intervertebral space from a direct lateral approach either anterior to or through...
Management of Sacral Tumors Requiring Spino-Pelvic Reconstruction with Different Histopathologic Diagnosis: Evaluation with Four Cases

Arikan M, Togral G, Hasturk AE, Kekec F, Parpucu M, Gungor S

  • Asian Spine J.
  • 2015 Dec;9(6):971-977.
  • doi: 10.4184/asj.2015.9.6.971
In this retrospective study, surgical results of four patients with sacral tumors having disparate pathologic diagnoses, who were treated with partial or total sacrectomy and lumbopelvic stabilization were abstracted. Two...
Combined Type II Odontoid Fracture with Jefferson's Fracture Treated with Temporary Internal Fixation

Pawar AY, O'Leary PF

  • Asian Spine J.
  • 2015 Dec;9(6):966-970.
  • doi: 10.4184/asj.2015.9.6.966
An 18-year-old male presented after a motor vehicle rollover accident. Computed tomography (CT) scan confirmed the diagnosis of Type II odontoid fracture. Considering the patient's young age and the limitations...
Ultra Long Construct Minimally Invasive Spinal Stabilization Using Percutaneous Pedicle Screws in the Treatment of Symptomatic Multicentric Spinal Metastasis

Lee CK, Chan CY, Kwan MK

  • Asian Spine J.
  • 2015 Dec;9(6):962-965.
  • doi: 10.4184/asj.2015.9.6.962
Managing multiple level spinal metastases is challenging. We report the case of a 58-year-old female with advanced lung cancer who presented with multiple pathological fractures of the thoracic spine (T5,...
Microendoscopic Excision of Osteoid Osteoma in the Pedicle of the Third Lumbar Vertebra

Yoshioka K, Matsuda E, Murakami H, Tsuchiya H

  • Asian Spine J.
  • 2015 Dec;9(6):958-961.
  • doi: 10.4184/asj.2015.9.6.958
We present a rare case of a patient who underwent complete microendoscopic excision of an osteoid osteoma, which induced radiculopathy without nerve root compression. A 20-year-old man presented severe right...
Variety of the Wave Change in Compound Muscle Action Potential in an Animal Model

Ito Z, Imagama S, Ando K, Muramoto A, Kobayashi , Hida T, Ito K, Ishikawa Y, Tsushima M, Matsumoto , Tanaka S, Morozumi M, Matsuyama , Ishiguro N

  • Asian Spine J.
  • 2015 Dec;9(6):952-957.
  • doi: 10.4184/asj.2015.9.6.952
STUDY DESIGN: Animal study. PURPOSE: To review the present warning point criteria of the compound muscle action potential (CMAP) and investigate new criteria for spinal surgery safety using an animal model. OVERVIEW...
New Classification for Clinically Symptomatic Adjacent Segment Pathology in Cervical Disc Disease

Uddanapalli SS

  • Asian Spine J.
  • 2015 Dec;9(6):942-951.
  • doi: 10.4184/asj.2015.9.6.942
STUDY DESIGN: Clinical adjacent segment pathology (CASP) is common after cervical disc surgery. A critical examination of 320 patients operated for cervical disc prolapse revealed that CASP can also occur...
Surgical Outcomes of High-Grade Spinal Cord Gliomas

Seki T, Hida K, Yano S, Aoyama T, Koyanagi I, Houkin K

  • Asian Spine J.
  • 2015 Dec;9(6):935-941.
  • doi: 10.4184/asj.2015.9.6.935
STUDY DESIGN: A retrospective study. PURPOSE: The purpose of this study was to obtain useful information for establishing the guidelines for treating high-grade spinal cord gliomas. OVERVIEW OF LITERATURE: The optimal management...
Outpatient Myelography: A Prospective Trial Comparing Complications after Myelography between Outpatients and Inpatients in Japan

Matsumoto , Imagama S, Inoue H, Aoki T, Ishiguro N, Osawa Y

  • Asian Spine J.
  • 2015 Dec;9(6):928-934.
  • doi: 10.4184/asj.2015.9.6.928
STUDY DESIGN: Prospective comparative study. PURPOSE: To compare the incidence and severity of adverse reactions associated with myelography performed in outpatients vs. in inpatients and report the safety and usefulness of outpatient...
Preoperative and Postoperative Pulmonary Function in Elderly Patients with Thoracolumbar Kyphoscoliosis

Yasuda T, Hasegawa T, Yamato Y, Kobayashi , Togawa D, Matsuyama

  • Asian Spine J.
  • 2015 Dec;9(6):923-927.
  • doi: 10.4184/asj.2015.9.6.923
STUDY DESIGN: Case series. PURPOSE: The objective of this study was to investigate the change in pulmonary function in adult patients with a spinal deformity who underwent spinal corrective surgery. OVERVIEW OF...
Autologous Conditioned Serum as a Novel Alternative Option in the Treatment of Unilateral Lumbar Radiculopathy: A Prospective Study

H S RK, Goni VG, Y K B

  • Asian Spine J.
  • 2015 Dec;9(6):916-922.
  • doi: 10.4184/asj.2015.9.6.916
STUDY DESIGN: The study was conducted on patients who received autologous conditioned serum (ACS) as a line of treatment at the Orthopedics outpatient department of Post Graduate Institute of Medical...
Efficacy of a Topical Gelatin-Thrombin Matrix Sealant in Reducing Postoperative Drainage Following Anterior Cervical Discectomy and Fusion

Li QY, Lee O, Han HS, Kim GU, Lee CK, Kang SS, Lee MH, Cho HG, Kim HJ, Yeom JS

  • Asian Spine J.
  • 2015 Dec;9(6):909-915.
  • doi: 10.4184/asj.2015.9.6.909
STUDY DESIGN: Retrospective fusion level(s)-, age-, and gender-matched analysis. PURPOSE: To determine whether the application of a topical gelatin-thrombin matrix sealant (Floseal) at the end of anterior cervical discectomy and fusion...
Outcome Measures of Functionality, Social Interaction, and Pain in Patients with Cervical Spondylotic Myelopathy: A Validation Study for the Iranian Version of the Copenhagen Neck Functional Disability Scale

Nayeb Aghaei H, Azimi P, Shahzadi S, Azhari S, Mohammadi , Alizadeh P, Montazeri

  • Asian Spine J.
  • 2015 Dec;9(6):901-908.
  • doi: 10.4184/asj.2015.9.6.901
STUDY DESIGN: Cross-sectional. PURPOSE: To translate and validate the Iranian version of the Copenhagen Neck Functional Disability Scale (CNFDS). OVERVIEW OF LITERATURE: Instruments measuring patient-reported outcomes should satisfy certain psychometric properties. METHODS: Ninety-three...
Radiological Assessment of the Effect of Congenital C3-4 Synostosis on Adjacent Segments

Moon MS, Yoon MG, Kwon KT, Kim SS, Lin JF, Lee BJ

  • Asian Spine J.
  • 2015 Dec;9(6):895-900.
  • doi: 10.4184/asj.2015.9.6.895
STUDY DESIGN: Retrospective case series. PURPOSE: To assess the effect of non-kyphotic aligned congenital C3-4 synostosis on the adjacent segment in 10 patients. OVERVIEW OF LITERATURE: In the cervical spine, fusion disease...
Multilevel Noncontiguous Spinal Fractures: Surgical Approach towards Clinical Characteristics

Secer M, Alagoz F, Uckun O, Karakoyun , Ulutas MO, Polat O, Daglioglu , Dalgic A, Belen D

  • Asian Spine J.
  • 2015 Dec;9(6):889-894.
  • doi: 10.4184/asj.2015.9.6.889
STUDY DESIGN: The study retrospectively investigated 15 cases with multilevel noncontiguous spinal fractures (MNSF). PURPOSE: To clarify the evaluation of true diagnosis and to plane the surgical treatment. OVERVIEW OF LITERATURE: MNSF...
Clear Zone Formation around Screws in the Early Postoperative Stages after Posterior Lumbar Fusion Using the Cortical Bone Trajectory Technique

Ninomiya K, Iwatsuki K, Ohnishi YI, Ohkawa T, Yoshimine

  • Asian Spine J.
  • 2015 Dec;9(6):884-888.
  • doi: 10.4184/asj.2015.9.6.884
STUDY DESIGN: Retrospective study. PURPOSE: To evaluate the initial fixation using the cortical bone trajectory (CBT) technique for posterior lumbar fusion through assessment of the clear zones around the screws and...

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