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Response to: Surgery-Related Complications and Sequelae in Management of Tuberculosis of Spine

Ekinci S, Akyildiz F, Ersen O

  • Asian Spine J.
  • 2015 Feb;9(1):153-154.
  • doi: 10.4184/asj.2015.9.1.153
No abstract available.
Response to Comments on "Correlation between Radiologic Sign of Lumbar Lordosis and Functional Status in Patients with Chronic Mechanical Low Back Pain"

Ashraf A, Farahangiz S, Pakniat Jahromi B, Setayeshpour N, Naseri M, Nasseri A

  • Asian Spine J.
  • 2015 Feb;9(1):151-152.
  • doi: 10.4184/asj.2015.9.1.151
No abstract available.
Pelvic Incidence as a Determinant for Chronic Low Back Pain: Few Comments

Ghobadifar MA

  • Asian Spine J.
  • 2015 Feb;9(1):149-150.
  • doi: 10.4184/asj.2015.9.1.149
No abstract available.
Commentary on Lumbar Lordosis in Chronic Mechanical Back Pain

Kothari MK, Saini P, Tikoo A

  • Asian Spine J.
  • 2015 Feb;9(1):147-148.
  • doi: 10.4184/asj.2015.9.1.147
No abstract available.
Treatment of Thoracolumbar Fracture

Kim BG, Dan JM, Shin DE

  • Asian Spine J.
  • 2015 Feb;9(1):133-146.
  • doi: 10.4184/asj.2015.9.1.133
The most common fractures of the spine are associated with the thoracolumbar junction. The goals of treatment of thoracolumbar fracture are leading to early mobilization and rehabilitation by restoring mechanical...
Combat-Related Intradural Gunshot Wound to the Thoracic Spine: Significant Improvement and Neurologic Recovery Following Bullet Removal

Louwes TM, Ward WH, Lee KH, Freedman B

  • Asian Spine J.
  • 2015 Feb;9(1):127-132.
  • doi: 10.4184/asj.2015.9.1.127
The vast majority of combat-related penetrating spinal injuries from gunshot wounds result in severe or complete neurological deficit. Treatment is based on neurological status, the presence of cerebrospinal fluid (CSF)...
Horner's Syndrome Secondary to Epidural Anaesthesia Following Posterior Instrumented Scoliosis Correction

Cowie S, Gunn L, Madhavan P

  • Asian Spine J.
  • 2015 Feb;9(1):121-126.
  • doi: 10.4184/asj.2015.9.1.121
An 11-year-old girl underwent T4 to L1 posterior instrumented scoliosis correction for adolescent idiopathic scoliosis. Postoperative clinical examination revealed left-sided Horner's syndrome which was preceded by left-sided C8 paraesthesia. The...
Brown Tumor of the Cervical Spines: A Case Report with Literature Review

Alfawareh , Halawani M, Attia WI, Almusrea K

  • Asian Spine J.
  • 2015 Feb;9(1):110-120.
  • doi: 10.4184/asj.2015.9.1.110
To report a rare case of axis brown tumor and to review literature of cervical spine brown tumor. Brown tumor is a rare bone lesion, incidence less than 5% in...
Cervical Ossification of Posterior Longitudinal Ligament in X-Linked Hypophosphatemic Rickets Revealing Homogeneously Increased Vertebral Bone Density

Shiba M, Mizuno M, Kuraishi K, Suzuki H

  • Asian Spine J.
  • 2015 Feb;9(1):106-109.
  • doi: 10.4184/asj.2015.9.1.106
There is no report that describes in detail the radiological and intraoperative findings of rickets with symptomatic cervical ossification of the posterior longitudinal ligament. Here, we describe a case of...
Spinal Stenosis Presenting with Scrotal and Perianal Claudication

Oh JY, Tan JH, Teo TW, Hee HT

  • Asian Spine J.
  • 2015 Feb;9(1):103-105.
  • doi: 10.4184/asj.2015.9.1.103
A 63-year-old gentleman presented with a one-year duration of progressive neurogenic claudication. However, unlike most patients who presents with leg symptoms, his pain was felt in his scrotal and perianal...
Diastematomyelia: A Surgical Case with Long-Term Follow-Up

Bekki H, Morishita , Kawano O, Shiba K, Iwamoto Y

  • Asian Spine J.
  • 2015 Feb;9(1):99-102.
  • doi: 10.4184/asj.2015.9.1.99
Few reports have described the involvement of syringomyelia associated with diastematomyelia in the etiology of neurological deficits. We reported a case with syringomyelia associated with diastematomyelia. A female patient with...
Clinical Outcomes of Surgical Treatments for Traumatic Spinal Injuries due to Snowboarding

Masuda T, Miyamoto K, Wakahara K, Matsumoto , Hioki A, Shimokawa , Shimizu K, Ogura S, Akiyama H

  • Asian Spine J.
  • 2015 Feb;9(1):90-98.
  • doi: 10.4184/asj.2015.9.1.90
STUDY DESIGN: Retrospective study. PURPOSE: To assess treatment outcomes of snowboarding-related spinal and spinal cord injuries. OVERVIEW OF LITERATURE: Snowboarding-related spinal or spinal cord injury have a great impact on social and...
An Evaluation of the Effectiveness of Hyaluronidase in the Selective Nerve Root Block of Radiculopathy: A Double Blind, Controlled Clinical Trial

Ko SB, Vaccaro AR, Chang HJ, Shin DY

  • Asian Spine J.
  • 2015 Feb;9(1):83-89.
  • doi: 10.4184/asj.2015.9.1.83
STUDY DESIGN: Prospective, double-blind, randomized controlled trial. PURPOSE: To determine the ability of hyaluronidase to provide longer lasting pain relief and functional improvement in patients with lumbar radiculopathy. OVERVIEW OF LITERATURE: Selective...
The Efficacy of Intramuscular Calcitonin Injection in the Management of Lumbar Spinal Stenosis

Ashraf A, Khodadadi , Sadraei A, Naseri M, Nasseri A

  • Asian Spine J.
  • 2015 Feb;9(1):75-82.
  • doi: 10.4184/asj.2015.9.1.75
STUDY DESIGN: A prospective, cross-sectional, non-randomized study. PURPOSE: To assess the effectiveness of intramuscular calcitonin injection in the treatment of lumbar spinal stenosis (LSS). OVERVIEW OF LITERATURE: LSS, manifesting as chronic low...
Surgical Correction in Patients with Lumbar Degenerative Kyphosis Who Had Low Bone Mineral Density: An Analysis of 40 Patients with a Minimum Follow-Up of Two Years

Kim KT, Chan CY, Lee SH, Huh DS, Son ES

  • Asian Spine J.
  • 2015 Feb;9(1):65-74.
  • doi: 10.4184/asj.2015.9.1.65
STUDY DESIGN: Retrospective study. PURPOSE: To investigate influence of bone mineral density (BMD) on the surgical correction of lumbar degenerative kyphosis (LDK). OVERVIEW OF LITERATURE: No studies so far have reported the...
Total Disc Arthroplasty for Treating Lumbar Degenerative Disc Disease

Mostofi K

  • Asian Spine J.
  • 2015 Feb;9(1):59-64.
  • doi: 10.4184/asj.2015.9.1.59
STUDY DESIGN: Lumber disc arthroplasty is a technological advancement that has occurred in the last decade to treat lumbar degenerative disk diseases. PURPOSE: The aim of this retrospective study was to...
Foramen Magnum Meningioma: Some Anatomical and Surgical Remarks through Five Cases

Mostofi K

  • Asian Spine J.
  • 2015 Feb;9(1):54-58.
  • doi: 10.4184/asj.2015.9.1.54
STUDY DESIGN: Foramen magnum meningioma foramen magnum meningioma (FMM) represents 2% all of meningiomas. The clinical symptomatology is usually insidious and consists of headache, neck pain and hypoesthesia in C2...
Comparison of the Japanese Orthopaedic Association Score and the Japanese Orthopaedic Association Cervical Myelopathy Evaluation Questionnaire Scores: Time-Dependent Changes in Patients with Cervical Spondylotic Myelopathy and Posterior Longitudinal Ligam

Oshima K, Iwasaki M, Sakaura H, Fujimori T, Nagamoto Y, Yoshikawa

  • Asian Spine J.
  • 2015 Feb;9(1):47-53.
  • doi: 10.4184/asj.2015.9.1.47
STUDY DESIGN: Prospective cohort study. PURPOSE: To identify differences in time-dependent perioperative changes between the Japanese Orthopaedic Association (JOA) score and the JOA Cervical Myelopathy Evaluation Questionnaire (JOACMEQ) score in patients...
Analysis of Postoperative Pain at the Anterior Iliac Crest Harvest Site: A Prospective Study of the Intraoperative Local Administration of Ropivacaine

Zenner J, Hitzl W, Mayer M, Koller H

  • Asian Spine J.
  • 2015 Feb;9(1):39-46.
  • doi: 10.4184/asj.2015.9.1.39
STUDY DESIGN: This was a prospective randomized comparative study. PURPOSE: The aim of this study was to objectify donor site-related pain following anterior iliac crest graft harvesting, in patients who have...
A Prospective Randomized Clinical Trial Comparing Bone Union Rate Following Anterior Cervical Discectomy and Fusion Using a Polyetheretherketone Cage: Hydroxyapatite/B-Tricalcium Phosphate Mixture versus Hydroxyapatite/Demineralized Bone Matrix Mixture

Yi J, Lee GW, Nam WD, Han KY, Kim MH, Kang JW, Won J, Kim SW, Noh W, Yeom JS

  • Asian Spine J.
  • 2015 Feb;9(1):30-38.
  • doi: 10.4184/asj.2015.9.1.30
STUDY DESIGN: Prospective randomized noninferiority trial. PURPOSE: To evaluate whether the union rate of anterior cervical discectomy and fusion (ACDF) using a polyetheretherketone (PEEK) cage filled with a mixture of hydroxyapatite...

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