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Comment on "The Surgical Management of Traumatic Lower Cervical Spondylolisthesis with Posterior Percutaneous Pedicle Screw Fixation"

RHH A, Goni V, Dhatt S, Kumar V, John R, Guled U, Vardhan H

  • Asian Spine J.
  • 2016 Jun;10(3):610-610.
  • doi: 10.4184/asj.2016.10.3.610
No abstract available.
A Review of Complications and Outcomes following Vertebral Column Resection in Adults

Iyer S, Nemani VM, Kim HJ

  • Asian Spine J.
  • 2016 Jun;10(3):601-609.
  • doi: 10.4184/asj.2016.10.3.601
The correction of rigid spinal deformities in adult patients can require a three-column osteotomy (pedicle subtraction osteotomy [PSO] or vertebral column resection [VCR]) to obtain spinal balance. Unfortunately, the existing...
Proximal Junctional Kyphosis: Diagnosis, Pathogenesis, and Treatment

Lee J, Park YS

  • Asian Spine J.
  • 2016 Jun;10(3):593-600.
  • doi: 10.4184/asj.2016.10.3.593
Proximal junctional kyphosis (PJK) is a common radiographic finding after long spinal fusion. A number of studies on the causes, risk factors, prevention, and treatment of PJK have been conducted....
Adjacent Segment Pathology after Anterior Cervical Fusion

Chung JY, Park JB, Seo HY, Kim SK

  • Asian Spine J.
  • 2016 Jun;10(3):582-592.
  • doi: 10.4184/asj.2016.10.3.582
Anterior cervical fusion has become a standard of care for numerous pathologic conditions of the cervical spine. However, subsequent development of clinically significant disc disease at levels adjacent to fused...
Postural Rehabilitation for Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis during Growth

Weiss HR, Moramarco , Borysov M, Ng SY, Lee SG, Nan X, Moramarco

  • Asian Spine J.
  • 2016 Jun;10(3):570-581.
  • doi: 10.4184/asj.2016.10.3.570
Long-term follow-up of untreated patients with adolescent idiopathic scoliosis (AIS) indicates that, with the exception of some extremely severe cases, AIS does not have a significant impact on quality of...
Compression Myelopathy due to Proliferative Changes around C2 Pars Defects without Instability

Kimura T, Sakai T, Tezuka F, Abe M, Yamashita , Takata Y, Higashino , Sairyo K

  • Asian Spine J.
  • 2016 Jun;10(3):565-569.
  • doi: 10.4184/asj.2016.10.3.565
We report a case with compression myelopathy due to proliferative changes around the C2 pars defects without instability. A 69-year-old man presented with progressive clumsy hands and spastic gait. Plain...
Sacral Insufficiency Fractures Mimicking Lumbar Spine Pathology

Sudhir G, K L K, Acharya S, Chahal R

  • Asian Spine J.
  • 2016 Jun;10(3):558-564.
  • doi: 10.4184/asj.2016.10.3.558
Sacral insufficiency fractures (SIFs) are a common cause of back pain in the elderly. SIFs mimic the symptoms of lumbar spine pathology and so are commonly missed or underdiagnosed. Here...
Denosumab for Treatment of a Recurrent Cervical Giant-Cell Tumor

Kajiwara D, Kamoda H, Yonemoto T, Iwata S, Ishii T, Tsukanishi T, Ohtori S, Yamazaki M, Okawa A

  • Asian Spine J.
  • 2016 Jun;10(3):553-557.
  • doi: 10.4184/asj.2016.10.3.553
A 43-year-old male patient with C5 giant cell tumor (GCT) underwent tumor resection and anterior bone fusion of C4-C6. The tumor recurred locally 9 months after surgery with the patient...
Impact on Neurological Recovery of Transforaminal Debridement and Interbody Fusion versus Transpedicular Decompression in Combination with Pedicle Screw Instrumentation for Treating Thoracic and Lumbar Spinal Tuberculosis

Sudprasert W, Choovongkomol K, Piyapromdee U, Leownorasate M

  • Asian Spine J.
  • 2016 Jun;10(3):543-552.
  • doi: 10.4184/asj.2016.10.3.543
STUDY DESIGN: Retrospective study. PURPOSE: To compare the neurological outcome of transforaminal debridement and interbody fusion with transpedicular decompression for treatment of thoracic and lumbar spinal tuberculosis. OVERVIEW OF LITERATURE: Few articles...
Clinical Influence of Cervical Spinal Canal Stenosis on Neurological Outcome after Traumatic Cervical Spinal Cord Injury without Major Fracture or Dislocation

Takao T, Okada S, Morishita , Maeda T, Kubota K, Ideta R, Mori E, Yugue I, Kawano O, Sakai H, Ueta T, Shiba K

  • Asian Spine J.
  • 2016 Jun;10(3):536-542.
  • doi: 10.4184/asj.2016.10.3.536
STUDY DESIGN: Retrospective case series. PURPOSE: To clarify the influence of cervical spinal canal stenosis (CSCS) on neurological functional recovery after traumatic cervical spinal cord injury (CSCI) without major fracture or...
Analysis of the Relationship between Hypertrophy of the Ligamentum Flavum and Lumbar Segmental Motion with Aging Process

Yoshiiwa T, Miyazaki M, Kawano M, Ikeda S, Tsumura H

  • Asian Spine J.
  • 2016 Jun;10(3):528-535.
  • doi: 10.4184/asj.2016.10.3.528
STUDY DESIGN: Retrospective cross-sectional study. PURPOSE: To investigate the relationship between ligamentum flavum (LF) hypertrophy and lumbar segmental motion. OVERVIEW OF LITERATURE: The pathogenesis of LF thickening is unclear and whether the...
Invasiveness Reduction of Recent Total En Bloc Spondylectomy: Assessment of the Learning Curve

Ishii T, Murakami H, Demura S, Kato S, Yoshioka K, Fujii M, Igarashi T, Tsuchiya H

  • Asian Spine J.
  • 2016 Jun;10(3):522-527.
  • doi: 10.4184/asj.2016.10.3.522
STUDY DESIGN: Case-control study. PURPOSE: To evaluate the surgical magnitude and learning curve of "second-generation" total en bloc spondylectomy (TES). OVERVIEW OF LITERATURE: In June 2010, we developed second-generation TES combined with...
Classification of Chronic Back Muscle Degeneration after Spinal Surgery and Its Relationship with Low Back Pain

Ohtori S, Orita S, Yamauchi K, Eguchi Y, Aoki Y, Nakamura J, Ishikawa T, Miyagi M, Kamoda H, Suzuki M, Kubota G, Inage K, Sainoh T, Sato J, Shiga Y, Abe K, Fujimoto K, Kanamoto H, Inoue G, Takahashi

  • Asian Spine J.
  • 2016 Jun;10(3):516-521.
  • doi: 10.4184/asj.2016.10.3.516
STUDY DESIGN: Retrospective case series. PURPOSE: To classify back muscle degeneration using magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) and investigate its relationship with back pain after surgery. OVERVIEW OF LITERATURE: Back muscle injury and...
Do Physical Symptoms Predict the Outcome of Surgical Fusion in Patients with Discogenic Low Back Pain?

Ohtori S, Orita S, Yamauchi K, Eguchi Y, Aoki Y, Nakamura J, Miyagi M, Suzuki M, Kubota G, Inage K, Sainoh T, Sato J, Shiga Y, Abe K, Fujimoto K, Kanamoto H, Inoue G, Takahashi

  • Asian Spine J.
  • 2016 Jun;10(3):509-515.
  • doi: 10.4184/asj.2016.10.3.509
STUDY DESIGN: Retrospective case series. PURPOSE: To determine whether symptoms predict surgical outcomes for patients with discogenic low back pain (DLBP). OVERVIEW OF LITERATURE: Specific diagnosis of DLBP remains difficult. Worsening of...
A Multidisciplinary Work-Related Low Back Pain Predictor Questionnaire: Psychometric Evaluation of Iranian Patient-Care Workers

Sarallah S, Sadat TS, Jamshidi A, Joan W

  • Asian Spine J.
  • 2016 Jun;10(3):501-508.
  • doi: 10.4184/asj.2016.10.3.501
STUDY DESIGN: Psychometric evaluation design. PURPOSE: Psychometric evaluation of a multidisciplinary work-related low back pain predictor questionnaire (MWRLBPPQ) of Iranians patient-care workers based on the social cognitive theory. OVERVIEW OF LITERATURE: Healthcare...
Assessment of Lumbar Lordosis and Lumbar Core Strength in Information Technology Professionals

Mehta RS, Nagrale S, Dabadghav , Rairikar S, Shayam A, Sancheti P

  • Asian Spine J.
  • 2016 Jun;10(3):495-500.
  • doi: 10.4184/asj.2016.10.3.495
STUDY DESIGN: Observational study. PURPOSE: To correlate lumbar lordosis and lumbar core strength in information technology (IT) professionals. OVERVIEW OF LITERATURE: IT professionals have to work for long hours in a sitting...
Surgical Outcomes and Correlation of the Copenhagen Neck Functional Disability Scale and Modified Japanese Orthopedic Association Assessment Scales in Patients with Cervical Spondylotic Myelopathy

Azhari S, Azimi P, Shazadi S, Khayat Kashany H, Nayeb Aghaei H, Mohammadi

  • Asian Spine J.
  • 2016 Jun;10(3):488-494.
  • doi: 10.4184/asj.2016.10.3.488
STUDY DESIGN: Cross-sectional. PURPOSE: Clinical outcome study comparing the Copenhagen Neck Functional Disability Scale (CNFDS) and modified Japanese orthopedic association (mJOA) assessment scales in patients with cervical spondylotic myelopathy (CSM). OVERVIEW OF...
Outcome Measure of Pain in Patients with Lumbar Disc Herniation: Validation Study of the Iranian version of Pain Sensitivity Questionnaire

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

  • Asian Spine J.
  • 2016 Jun;10(3):480-487.
  • doi: 10.4184/asj.2016.10.3.480
STUDY DESIGN: Cross-sectional. PURPOSE: To translate and culturally adapt an Iranian version of the Pain Sensitivity Questionnaire (PSQ) in Iran. OVERVIEW OF LITERATURE: Instruments measuring patient reported outcomes should satisfy certain psychometric...
Cerebrospinal Fluid Leakage after Surgeries on the Thoracic Spine: A Review of 362 Cases

Hu P, Yu M, Liu X, Liu Z, Jiang L, Wei F, Chen Z

  • Asian Spine J.
  • 2016 Jun;10(3):472-479.
  • doi: 10.4184/asj.2016.10.3.472
STUDY DESIGN: A retrospective clinical review. PURPOSE: To describe the incidence of cerebrospinal fluid leakage (CSFL) after thoracic decompression and examine the CSFL predisposing clinical factors. OVERVIEW OF LITERATURE: CSFL is a...
Posterior Titanium Screw Fixation without Debridement of Infected Tissue for the Treatment of Thoracolumbar Spontaneous Pyogenic Spondylodiscitis

Dobran M, Iacoangeli M, Nasi D, Nocchi N, Di Rienzo , di Somma L, Colasanti , Vaira C, Benigni R, Liverotti , Scerrati M

  • Asian Spine J.
  • 2016 Jun;10(3):465-471.
  • doi: 10.4184/asj.2016.10.3.465
STUDY DESIGN: Retrospective study. PURPOSE: The aim of our study was to analyze the safety and effectiveness of posterior pedicle screw fixation for treatment of pyogenic spondylodiscitis (PSD) without formal debridement...

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