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Comments on Brown Tumor of Cervical Spines

Ozyurek S, Atik A

  • Asian Spine J.
  • 2015 Jun;9(3):493-494.
  • doi: 10.4184/asj.2015.9.3.493
No abstract available.
Coccygectomy as a Surgical Option in the Treatment of Chronic Traumatic Coccygodynia

Ersen O, Ekinci S, Koca K, Akyildiz F, Bilgic S

  • Asian Spine J.
  • 2015 Jun;9(3):492-492.
  • doi: 10.4184/asj.2015.9.3.492
No abstract available.
Blood Loss in Surgery for Aggressive Vertebral Haemangioma with and without Embolisation

Robinson Y, Sheta R, Salci K, Willander

  • Asian Spine J.
  • 2015 Jun;9(3):483-491.
  • doi: 10.4184/asj.2015.9.3.483
Despite their benign nature some symptomatic aggressive vertebral haemangiomas (AVH) require surgery to decompress spinal cord and/or stabilise pathological fractures. Preoperative embolisation may reduce the considerable blood loss during surgical...
Reoperations Following Cervical Disc Replacement

Skovrlj B, Lee DH, Caridi JM, Cho SK

  • Asian Spine J.
  • 2015 Jun;9(3):471-482.
  • doi: 10.4184/asj.2015.9.3.471
Cervical disc replacement (CDR) has emerged as an alternative surgical option to cervical arthrodesis. With increasing numbers of patients and longer follow-ups, complications related to the device and/or aging spine...
Pitfalls in the Management of Atlanto-Occipital Dislocation

Aoyama M, Yasuda M, Joko M, Takeuchi M, Niwa A, Takayasu M

  • Asian Spine J.
  • 2015 Jun;9(3):465-470.
  • doi: 10.4184/asj.2015.9.3.465
Atlanto-occipital dislocation (AOD) is rarely seen in clinic because it is characteristically immediately fatal. With recent progress in the pre-hospital care, an increasing number of AOD survivors have been reported....
A Retained Epidural Catheter Fragment Treated by Surgery

Tarukado K, Oda T, Tono O, Suetsugu H, Doi T

  • Asian Spine J.
  • 2015 Jun;9(3):461-464.
  • doi: 10.4184/asj.2015.9.3.461
The breakage of an epidural catheter is an extremely rare complication. We describe a unique case where a retained epidural catheter fragment after epidural anesthesia was treated by surgery. The...
Heterotopic Ossification Causing Radiculopathy after Lumbar Total Disc Arthroplasty

Jackson KL, Hire JM, Jacobs JM, Key CC, DeVine JG

  • Asian Spine J.
  • 2015 Jun;9(3):456-460.
  • doi: 10.4184/asj.2015.9.3.456
To date, no reports have presented radiculopathy secondary to heterotopic ossification following lumbar total disc arthroplasty. The authors present a previously unpublished complication of lumbar total disk arthroplasty (TDA) secondary...
Hemophilia A in a Senior Patient: A Case Report of Spinal Epidural Hematoma as First Presentation

Ahn DK, Jung WS, Lee JI

  • Asian Spine J.
  • 2015 Jun;9(3):452-455.
  • doi: 10.4184/asj.2015.9.3.452
Hemophilia A is a hereditary coagulation disorder. Most cases are diagnosed at birth or at least during childhood. A spontaneous spinal epidural hematoma was developed in a 74-year-old male patient...
Migrated Disc at Cervicothoracic Junction Presenting as Acute Paraplegia

Mahore A, Agarwal M, Ramdasi R, Tikeykar V

  • Asian Spine J.
  • 2015 Jun;9(3):449-451.
  • doi: 10.4184/asj.2015.9.3.449
Herein, we report on an inferior migration of an intervertebral disc C6-7 to the cervicothoracic junction manifesting as acute paraplegia. The patient showed a remarkable recovery after the surgery. The...
Short-Term Results of Transforaminal Lumbar Interbody Fusion Using Pedicle Screw with Cortical Bone Trajectory Compared with Conventional Trajectory

Kasukawa Y, Miyakoshi , Hongo M, Ishikawa Y, Kudo D, Shimada Y

  • Asian Spine J.
  • 2015 Jun;9(3):440-448.
  • doi: 10.4184/asj.2015.9.3.440
STUDY DESIGN: Case-control study. PURPOSE: To evaluate clinical and radiological results of transforaminal lumbar interbody fusion (TLIF) performed with cortical bone trajectory (CBT) pedicle screw insertion with those of TLIF using...
Effectiveness of Posterolateral Lumbar Fusion Varies with the Physical Properties of Demineralized Bone Matrix Strip

Choi YS, Kim DH, Park JH, Johnstone , Yoo JU

  • Asian Spine J.
  • 2015 Jun;9(3):433-439.
  • doi: 10.4184/asj.2015.9.3.433
STUDY DESIGN: A randomized, controlled animal study. PURPOSE: To investigate the effectiveness of fusion and new bone formation induced by demineralized bone matrix (DBM) strips with jelly strengths. OVERVIEW OF LITERATURE: The...
Radiological Outcome of Short Segment Posterior Instrumentation and Fusion for Thoracolumbar Burst Fractures

Vu TT, Morishita , Yugue I, Hayashi T, Maeda T, Shiba K

  • Asian Spine J.
  • 2015 Jun;9(3):427-432.
  • doi: 10.4184/asj.2015.9.3.427
STUDY DESIGN: Retrospective study. PURPOSE: To evaluate the radiological outcome of the surgical treatment of thoracolumbar burst fractures by using short segment posterior instrumentation (SSPI) and fusion. OVERVIEW OF LITERATURE: The optimal...
Optimal Timing of Preoperative Skin Preparation with Povidone-Iodine for Spine Surgery: A Prospective, Randomized Controlled Study

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

  • Asian Spine J.
  • 2015 Jun;9(3):423-426.
  • doi: 10.4184/asj.2015.9.3.423
STUDY DESIGN: A prospective, randomized, controlled study. PURPOSE: The objective of this study was to evaluate the effectiveness of two techniques of skin preparation with povidone-iodine. OVERVIEW OF LITERATURE: Preoperative skin preparation...
Evaluating Kyphosis and Lordosis in Students by Using a Flexible Ruler and Their Relationship with Severity and Frequency of Thoracic and Lumbar Pain

Mirbagheri SS, Rahmani-Rasa A, Farmani F, Amini P, Nikoo MR

  • Asian Spine J.
  • 2015 Jun;9(3):416-422.
  • doi: 10.4184/asj.2015.9.3.416
STUDY DESIGN: A cross-sectional, descriptive study. PURPOSE: This study aimed to investigate the relationship between kyphosis and lordosis measured by using a flexible ruler and musculoskeletal pain in students of Hamadan...
Adolescent Scoliosis Screening in Nara City Schools: A 23-Year Retrospective Cross-Sectional Study

Yamamoto S, Shigematsu H, Kadono F, Tanaka Y, Tatematsu , Okuda A, Iwata E, Koizumi M, Tanaka Y

  • Asian Spine J.
  • 2015 Jun;9(3):407-415.
  • doi: 10.4184/asj.2015.9.3.407
STUDY DESIGN: Retrospective cross-sectional study. PURPOSE: To determine the prevalence of idiopathic scoliosis, define the distribution of the curve magnitude, evaluate the accuracy of Moire topography as a screening tool, and...
Lumbar Spinal Canal Stenosis Classification Criteria: A New Tool

Azimi P, Mohammadi , Benzel EC, Shahzadi S, Azhari S

  • Asian Spine J.
  • 2015 Jun;9(3):399-406.
  • doi: 10.4184/asj.2015.9.3.399
STUDY DESIGN: Case-control study. PURPOSE: To design a new tool for classifying lumbar spinal canal stenosis (CLSCS). OVERVIEW OF LITERATURE: Grading of patients with lumbar spinal canal stenosis (LSCS) is controversial. METHODS: The...
Computed Tomography-Guided Biopsy for Potts Disease: An Institutional Experience from an Endemic Developing Country

Waqas M, Qadeer M, Faiz F, Alvi MA, Bari ME

  • Asian Spine J.
  • 2015 Jun;9(3):394-398.
  • doi: 10.4184/asj.2015.9.3.394
STUDY DESIGN: A retrospective chart review. PURPOSE: In endemic resource poor countries like Pakistan, most patients are diagnosed and treated for Potts disease on clinical and radiological grounds without a routine...
Clinical Findings and Results of Surgical Resection in 19 Cases of Spinal Osteoid Osteoma

Etemadifar MR, Hadi A

  • Asian Spine J.
  • 2015 Jun;9(3):386-393.
  • doi: 10.4184/asj.2015.9.3.386
STUDY DESIGN: Descriptive cases series. PURPOSE: To evaluate clinical findings and results of conventional surgery in patients with spinal osteoid osteoma (OO). OVERVIEW OF LITERATURE: OO is a rare benign tumor with...
Epidural Fibrosis after Lumbar Disc Surgery: Prevention and Outcome Evaluation

Mohi Eldin MM, Abdel Razek NM

  • Asian Spine J.
  • 2015 Jun;9(3):370-385.
  • doi: 10.4184/asj.2015.9.3.370
STUDY DESIGN: This is a prospective, randomized, controlled study designed and conducted over 10 years from 2002 to 2012. PURPOSE: The study aimed to monitor the effect of suction drains (SD)...
Three Different Methods in Deformity Correction of Degenerative Flat Back: A Single Surgeon's Experience with 64 Consecutive Cases

Kim KT, Lee SH, Lee JH, Kang KJ, Lee JS, Son ES

  • Asian Spine J.
  • 2015 Jun;9(3):361-369.
  • doi: 10.4184/asj.2015.9.3.361
STUDY DESIGN: Retrospective study. PURPOSE: To evaluate the radiological and clinical results of three different methods in the deformity correction of a degenerative flat back. OVERVIEW OF LITERATURE: There are no comparative...

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