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Response to: Clinical Use, Quality of Life and Cost-Effectiveness of Spinal Cord Stimulation Used to Treat Failed Back Surgery Syndrome

Waszak PM, Modrić M, Paturej A, Malyshev S, Przygocka , Garnier H, Szmuda T

  • Asian Spine J.
  • 2017 Aug;11(4):677-678.
  • doi: 10.4184/asj.2017.11.4.677
No abstract available.
Letter to the editor: Clinical Use, Quality of Life and Cost-Effectiveness of Spinal Cord Stimulation Used to Treat Patients with Failed Back Surgery Syndrome

Scalone L, Mantovani , Lavano A, Costantini A, Fortini G, Zucco F

  • Asian Spine J.
  • 2017 Aug;11(4):675-676.
  • doi: 10.4184/asj.2017.11.4.675
No abstract available.
Neuropathic Pain Related with Spinal Disorders: A Systematic Review

Song KS, Cho JH, Hong JY, Lee JH, Kang H, Ham DW, Ryu HJ

  • Asian Spine J.
  • 2017 Aug;11(4):661-674.
  • doi: 10.4184/asj.2017.11.4.661
Systematic literature review. To review the evidence from high-quality studies regarding the treatment of neuropathic pain originating specifically from spinal disorders. In general, treatment guidelines for neuropathic pain cover all...
An Updated Overview of Low Back Pain Management in Primary Care

Hong JY, Song KS, Cho JH, Lee JH

  • Asian Spine J.
  • 2017 Aug;11(4):653-660.
  • doi: 10.4184/asj.2017.11.4.653
Currently, guidelines for lower back pain (LBP) treatment are needed. We reviewed the current guidelines and high-quality articles to confirm the LBP guidelines for the Korean Society of Spine Surgery....
Neuropathic Pain after Spinal Surgery

Cho JH, Lee JH, Song KS, Hong JY

  • Asian Spine J.
  • 2017 Aug;11(4):642-652.
  • doi: 10.4184/asj.2017.11.4.642
Neuropathic pain after spinal surgery, the so-called failed back surgery syndrome (FBSS), is a frequently observed troublesome disease entity. Although medications may be effective to some degree, many patients continue...
Posterior Vertebrectomy and Circumferential Fusion for the Treatment of Advanced Thoracolumbar Kümmell Disease with Neurologic Deficit

Cho Y

  • Asian Spine J.
  • 2017 Aug;11(4):634-640.
  • doi: 10.4184/asj.2017.11.4.634
STUDY DESIGN: Single-center, retrospective case series. PURPOSE: To investigate the effectiveness of posterior vertebrectomy and circumferential fusion in patients with advanced Kümmell disease with neurologic deficit. OVERVIEW OF LITERATURE: Various surgical options...
Measurement of Milwaukee Brace Pad Pressure in Adolescent Round Back Deformity Treatment

Babaee T, Kamyab M, Ahmadi A, Sanjari MA, Ganjavian

  • Asian Spine J.
  • 2017 Aug;11(4):627-633.
  • doi: 10.4184/asj.2017.11.4.627
STUDY DESIGN: In this prospective study, we measured the pad pressures of the Milwaukee brace in adolescent hyperkyphosis treatment. PURPOSE: We evaluated the skin-brace interface forces exerted by the main pads...
Functional and Radiological Outcomes of Anterior Decompression and Posterior Stabilization via Posterior Transpedicular Approach in Thoracic and Thoracolumbar Pott's Disease: A Retrospective Study

Singh S, Dawar H, Das K, Mohapatra , Prasad S

  • Asian Spine J.
  • 2017 Aug;11(4):618-626.
  • doi: 10.4184/asj.2017.11.4.618
STUDY DESIGN: This is a retrospective study. PURPOSE: To determine the efficacy and safety of a posterior transpedicular approach with regard to functional and radiological outcomes in people with thoracic and...
Prevalence and Risk Factors for Low Back Pain in 1,355 Young Adults: A Cross-Sectional Study

Ganesan S, Acharya AS, Chauhan R, Acharya S

  • Asian Spine J.
  • 2017 Aug;11(4):610-617.
  • doi: 10.4184/asj.2017.11.4.610
STUDY DESIGN: Cross-sectional study. PURPOSE: To evaluate the prevalence and various risk factors for low back pain (LBP) in young adults in India. OVERVIEW OF LITERATURE: LBP is an emerging problem in...
Serotonergic Antidepressants Are Associated with Increased Blood Loss and Risk for Transfusion in Single-Level Lumbar Fusion Surgery

Schadler P, Shue J, Moawad M, Girardi FP, Cammisa FP, Sama AA, Huang RC, Lebl DR, Craig CM, Hughes AP

  • Asian Spine J.
  • 2017 Aug;11(4):601-609.
  • doi: 10.4184/asj.2017.11.4.601
STUDY DESIGN: Retrospective case-control study. PURPOSE: The purpose of this study was to examine the effect of antidepressants on blood loss and transfusion requirements in spinal surgery patients. OVERVIEW OF LITERATURE: Several...
Prevalence, Patterns, and Genetic Association Analysis of Modic Vertebral Endplate Changes

Kanna RM, Shanmuganathan R, Rajagopalan VR, Natesan S, Muthuraja , Cheung KM, Chan D, Kao PY, Yee A, Shetty AP

  • Asian Spine J.
  • 2017 Aug;11(4):594-600.
  • doi: 10.4184/asj.2017.11.4.594
STUDY DESIGN: A prospective genetic association study. PURPOSE: The etiology of Modic changes (MCs) is unclear. Recently, the role of genetic factors in the etiology of MCs has been evaluated. However,...
Validation of the Iranian Version of the ECOS-16 Questionnaire in Patients with Osteoporotic Vertebral Fractures

Azimi P, Yazdanian , Montazeri

  • Asian Spine J.
  • 2017 Aug;11(4):586-593.
  • doi: 10.4184/asj.2017.11.4.586
STUDY DESIGN: Prospective clinical study. PURPOSE: To translate and validate the Quality of Life Questionnaire of the European Foundation for Osteoporosis (ECOS-16) in patients with osteoporotic vertebral fractures in Iran. OVERVIEW OF...
Preliminary Results of Relationship between Preoperative Walking Ability and Magnetic Resonance Imaging Morphology in Patients with Lumbar Canal Stenosis: Comparison between Trefoil and Triangle Types of Spinal Stenosis

Azimi P, Yazdanian , Benzel EC

  • Asian Spine J.
  • 2017 Aug;11(4):580-585.
  • doi: 10.4184/asj.2017.11.4.580
STUDY DESIGN: Cross-sectional. PURPOSE: To examine the relationship between magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) morphology stenosis grades and preoperative walking ability in patients with lumbar canal stenosis (LCS). OVERVIEW OF LITERATURE: No previous...
Radiologic and Clinical Courses of Degenerative Lumbar Scoliosis (10°–25°) after a Short-Segment Fusion

Lee KY, Kim MW, Im CS, Jung YH

  • Asian Spine J.
  • 2017 Aug;11(4):570-579.
  • doi: 10.4184/asj.2017.11.4.570
STUDY DESIGN: Retrospective study. PURPOSE: We report the surgical outcomes of small degenerative lumbar scoliosis (DLS) patients treated by a short-segment fusion and followed for a minimum of 5 years. OVERVIEW OF...
Evaluation of Sagittal Spine-Pelvis-Lower Limb Alignment in Elderly Women with Pelvic Retroversion while Standing and Walking Using a Three-Dimensional Musculoskeletal Model

Sasaki K, Hongo M, Miyakoshi , Matsunaga , Yamada S, Kijima H, Shimada Y

  • Asian Spine J.
  • 2017 Aug;11(4):562-569.
  • doi: 10.4184/asj.2017.11.4.562
STUDY DESIGN: In vivo biomechanical study using a three-dimensional (3D) musculoskeletal model for elderly individuals with or without pelvic retroversion. PURPOSE: To evaluate the effect of pelvic retroversion on the sagittal...
Inhibiting Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor in Injured Intervertebral Discs Attenuates Pain-Related Neuropeptide Expression in Dorsal Root Ganglia in Rats

Sato J, Inage K, Miyagi M, Sakuma Y, Yamauchi K, Koda M, Furuya T, Nakamura J, Suzuki M, Kubota G, Oikawa Y, Sainoh T, Fujimoto K, Shiga Y, Abe K, Kanamoto H, Inoue M, Kinoshita , Norimoto M, Umimura T, Takahashi , Ohtori S, Orita S

  • Asian Spine J.
  • 2017 Aug;11(4):556-561.
  • doi: 10.4184/asj.2017.11.4.556
STUDY DESIGN: An experimental animal study. PURPOSE: To evaluate effects of anti-vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF) on the content and distribution of the calcitonin gene-related peptide (CGRP) in the dorsal ganglia...
Microsurgical Treatment of Sporadic and von Hippel-Lindau Disease Associated Spinal Hemangioblastomas: A Single-Institution Experience

Das JM, Kesavapisharady K, Sadasivam , Nair SN

  • Asian Spine J.
  • 2017 Aug;11(4):548-555.
  • doi: 10.4184/asj.2017.11.4.548
STUDY DESIGN: Retrospective cohort study. PURPOSE: To examine the clinical profile and surgical complications in patients with spinal hemangioblastomas and to evaluate the long-term outcome in them. OVERVIEW OF LITERATURE: Although considered...
Adjacent Disc Stress Following Floating Lumbar Spine Fusion: A Finite Element Study

Srinivas G, Kumar MN, Deb A

  • Asian Spine J.
  • 2017 Aug;11(4):538-547.
  • doi: 10.4184/asj.2017.11.4.538
STUDY DESIGN: Experimental study. PURPOSE: The study aimed to develop a finite element (FE) model to determine the stress on the discs adjacent to the fused segment following different types of...
Prolonged Physiotherapy versus Early Surgical Intervention in Patients with Lumbar Disk Herniation: Short-term Outcomes of Clinical Randomized Trial

Abou-Elroos DA, El-Toukhy , Nageeb GS, Dawood EA, Abouhashem S

  • Asian Spine J.
  • 2017 Aug;11(4):531-537.
  • doi: 10.4184/asj.2017.11.4.531
STUDY DESIGN: Randomized controlled trial. PURPOSE: We compared the disability and functional outcome after conservative treatment with prolonged physiotherapy versus early surgical intervention in patients with lumbar disk herniation. OVERVIEW OF LITERATURE:...
Cross-Cultural Adaptation, Validity, and Reliability of the Persian Version of the Orebro Musculoskeletal Pain Screening Questionnaire

Shafeei A, Mokhtarinia HR, Maleki-Ghahfarokhi A, Piri L

  • Asian Spine J.
  • 2017 Aug;11(4):520-530.
  • doi: 10.4184/asj.2017.11.4.520
STUDY DESIGN: Observational study. PURPOSE: To cross-culturally translate the Orebro Musculoskeletal Pain Screening Questionnaire (OMPQ) into Persian and then evaluate its psychometric properties (reliability, validity, ceiling, and flooring effects). OVERVIEW OF LITERATURE:...

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