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Response to: “Quantitative Histological Analysis of Ligamentum Flavum”

Altun I

  • Asian Spine J.
  • 2018 Apr;12(2):390-390.
  • doi: 10.4184/asj.2018.12.2.390
No abstract available.
Quantitative Histological Analysis of Ligamentum Flavum

Jain M, Sable MN, Tirpude A

  • Asian Spine J.
  • 2018 Apr;12(2):388-389.
  • doi: 10.4184/asj.2018.12.2.388
No abstract available.
Pulmonary Embolism from Cement Augmentation of the Vertebral Body

Ignacio JM, Ignacio KH

  • Asian Spine J.
  • 2018 Apr;12(2):380-387.
  • doi: 10.4184/asj.2018.12.2.380
Pulmonary cement embolism (PCE) can follow cement augmentation procedures for spine fractures due to osteoporosis, traumatic injuries, and painful metastatic lesions. PCE is underreported and it is likely that many...
Failed Back Surgery Syndrome: A Review Article

Daniell JR, Osti OL

  • Asian Spine J.
  • 2018 Apr;12(2):372-379.
  • doi: 10.4184/asj.2018.12.2.372
Postsurgical spine syndrome is becoming an increasingly common challenge for clinicians who deal with spinal disorders owing to the expanding indications for spinal surgery and the aging world population. A...
Emergence of Three-Dimensional Printing Technology and Its Utility in Spine Surgery

Gadia A, Shah K, Nene A

  • Asian Spine J.
  • 2018 Apr;12(2):365-371.
  • doi: 10.4184/asj.2018.12.2.365
In the last decade, spine surgery has advanced tremendously. Tissue engineering and three-dimensional (3D) printing/additive manufacturing have provided promising new research avenues in the fields of medicine and orthopedics in...
Comparison of Clinical and Radiologic Results of Mini-Open Transforaminal Lumbar Interbody Fusion and Extreme Lateral Interbody Fusion Indirect Decompression for Degenerative Lumbar Spondylolisthesis

Kono Y, Gen H, Sakuma Y, Koshika Y

  • Asian Spine J.
  • 2018 Apr;12(2):356-364.
  • doi: 10.4184/asj.2018.12.2.356
STUDY DESIGN: Retrospective study. PURPOSE: In this study, we compared the postoperative outcomes of extreme lateral interbody fusion (XLIF) indirect decompression with that of mini-open transforaminal lumbar interbody fusion (TLIF) in...
Does Vertical Ground Reaction Force of the Hip, Knee, and Ankle Joints Change in Patients with Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis after Spinal Fusion?

Yusof MI, Shaharudin S, Sivalingarajah P

  • Asian Spine J.
  • 2018 Apr;12(2):349-355.
  • doi: 10.4184/asj.2018.12.2.349
STUDY DESIGN: Comparative cross-sectional study. PURPOSE: We measured the vertical ground reaction force (vGRF) of the hip, knee, and ankle joints during normal gait in normal patients, adolescent idiopathic scoliosis (AIS)...
Clinical Relationship of Degenerative Changes between the Cervical and Lumbar Spine

Morishita , Buser Z, D'Oro A, Shiba K, Wang JC

  • Asian Spine J.
  • 2018 Apr;12(2):343-348.
  • doi: 10.4184/asj.2018.12.2.343
STUDY DESIGN: Retrospective, observational, case series. PURPOSE: To elucidate the prevalence of degenerative changes in the cervical and lumbar spine and estimate the degenerative changes in the cervical spine based on...
Relationship between Displacement of the Psoas Major Muscle and Spinal Alignment in Patients with Adult Spinal Deformity

Oda Y, Takigawa T, Ugawa R, Shiozaki Y, Misawa H, Sugimoto Y, Tanaka M, Ozaki T

  • Asian Spine J.
  • 2018 Apr;12(2):335-342.
  • doi: 10.4184/asj.2018.12.2.335
STUDY DESIGN: Cross sectional study. PURPOSE: To clarify the difference in position of the psoas muscle between adult spinal deformity (ASD) and lumbar spinal stenosis (LSS). OVERVIEW OF LITERATURE: Although it is...
Spinopelvic Alignment and Low Back Pain after Total Hip Replacement Arthroplasty in Patients with Severe Hip Osteoarthritis

Eguchi Y, Iida S, Suzuki C, Shinada Y, Shoji T, Takahashi , Ohtori S

  • Asian Spine J.
  • 2018 Apr;12(2):325-334.
  • doi: 10.4184/asj.2018.12.2.325
STUDY DESIGN: Retrospective observational study. PURPOSE: We examined change in lumbrosacral spine alignment and low back pain (LBP) following total hip arthroplasty (THA) in patients with severe hip osteoarthritis (OA). OVERVIEW OF...
Evaluation of Lumbar Intervertebral Disc Degeneration Using T1ρ and T2 Magnetic Resonance Imaging in a Rabbit Disc Injury Model

Ishikawa T, Watanabe A, Kamoda H, Miyagi M, Inoue G, Takahashi , Ohtori S

  • Asian Spine J.
  • 2018 Apr;12(2):317-324.
  • doi: 10.4184/asj.2018.12.2.317
STUDY DESIGN: An in vivo histologic and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) study of lumbar intervertebral disc (IVD) degeneration was conducted. PURPOSE: To clarify the sensitivity and efficacy of T1ρ/T2 mapping for...
Comparative Prospective Study Reporting Intraoperative Parameters, Pedicle Screw Perforation, and Radiation Exposure in Navigation-Guided versus Non-navigated Fluoroscopy-Assisted Minimal Invasive Transforaminal Lumbar Interbody Fusion

Dusad T, Kundnani V, Dutta S, Patel A, Mehta G, Singh M

  • Asian Spine J.
  • 2018 Apr;12(2):309-316.
  • doi: 10.4184/asj.2018.12.2.309
STUDY DESIGN: Prospective cohort study. PURPOSE: To compare intraoperative parameters, radiation exposure, and pedicle screw perforation rate in navigation-guided versus non-navigated fluoroscopy-assisted minimal invasive transforaminal lumbar interbody fusion (MIS TLIF). OVERVIEW OF...
Reciprocal Changes in Sagittal Alignment in Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis Patients Following Strategic Pedicle Screw Fixation

Dumpa SR, Shetty AP, Aiyer SN, Kanna RM, Rajasekaran S

  • Asian Spine J.
  • 2018 Apr;12(2):300-308.
  • doi: 10.4184/asj.2018.12.2.300
STUDY DESIGN: Retrospective observational study. PURPOSE: To analyze the effect of low-density (LD) strategic pedicle screw fixation on the correction of coronal and sagittal parameters in adolescent idiopathic scoliosis (AIS) patients. OVERVIEW...
Percutaneous Endoscopic Cervical Discectomy: Surgical Approaches and Postoperative Imaging Changes

Nakamura S, Taguchi M

  • Asian Spine J.
  • 2018 Apr;12(2):294-299.
  • doi: 10.4184/asj.2018.12.2.294
STUDY DESIGN: Retrospective clinical study. PURPOSE: This study investigated the relationship between surgical approaches and surgical outcomes in patients undergoing percutaneous endoscopic cervical discectomy (PECD), including the reduction in intervertebral disc...
Minimally Invasive Lumbar Spinal Decompression in Elderly Patients with Magnetic Resonance Imaging Morphological Analysis

Ha S, Hong Y, Lee S

  • Asian Spine J.
  • 2018 Apr;12(2):285-293.
  • doi: 10.4184/asj.2018.12.2.285
STUDY DESIGN: Case-control study. PURPOSE: In this study, we aimed to investigate clinical outcomes and morphological features in elderly patients with lumbar spinal stenosis (LSS) who were treated by minimally invasive...
Prognostic Importance of Spinopelvic Parameters in the Assessment of Conservative Treatment in Patients with Spondylolisthesis

M L V SK, Sharma D, Menon J

  • Asian Spine J.
  • 2018 Apr;12(2):277-284.
  • doi: 10.4184/asj.2018.12.2.277
STUDY DESIGN: This was a prospective, two-group comparative study. PURPOSE: The present study aimed to determine the importance of the spinopelvic parameters in the causation and progression of spondylolisthesis. OVERVIEW OF LITERATURE:...
Vertebral Lateral Notch as Optimal Entry Point for Lateral Mass Screwing Using Modified Roy-Camille Technique

Yamamoto N, Kosaka H, Higashino , Morimoto M, Yamashita , Tezuka F, Hayashi F, Takata Y, Sakai T, Nagamachi , Sairyo K

  • Asian Spine J.
  • 2018 Apr;12(2):272-276.
  • doi: 10.4184/asj.2018.12.2.272
STUDY DESIGN: Retrospective study of 37 consecutive female patients with cervical spondylotic myelopathy who underwent reconstructed computed tomography (CT) scanning of the cervical spine. PURPOSE: The purpose of this study was...
The Incidence of Adjacent Segment Degeneration after the Use of a Versatile Dynamic Hybrid Stabilization Device in Lumbar Stenosis: Results of a 5–8-Year Follow-up

Dobran M, Nasi D, Esposito D, Gladi M, Scerrati M, Iacoangeli M

  • Asian Spine J.
  • 2018 Apr;12(2):263-271.
  • doi: 10.4184/asj.2018.12.2.263
STUDY DESIGN: Retrospective study with long-term follow-up. PURPOSE: To evaluate the long-term incidence of adjacent segment degeneration (ASD) and clinical outcomes in a consecutive series of patients who underwent spinal decompression...
Assessment of Paraspinal Muscle Atrophy Percentage after Minimally Invasive Transforaminal Lumbar Interbody Fusion and Unilateral Instrumentation Using a Novel Contralateral Intact Muscle-Controlled Model

Ortega-Porcayo LA, Leal-López A, Soriano-López ME, Gutiérrez-Partida CF, Ramírez-Barrios LR, Soriano-Solis S, Rodríguez-García M, Soriano-Solis HA, Soriano-Sánchez JA

  • Asian Spine J.
  • 2018 Apr;12(2):256-262.
  • doi: 10.4184/asj.2018.12.2.256
STUDY DESIGN: Retrospective comparative clinical study. PURPOSE: This study aimed to assess paraspinal muscle atrophy in patients who underwent minimally invasive transforaminal lumbar interbody fusion (MI-TLIF) and unilateral pedicle screw fixation...
Minimally Invasive Transtubular Endoscopic Decompression for L5 Radiculopathy Induced by Lumbosacral Extraforaminal Lesions

Ikuta K, Kitamura T, Masuda K, Hotta K, Senba H, Shidahara

  • Asian Spine J.
  • 2018 Apr;12(2):246-255.
  • doi: 10.4184/asj.2018.12.2.246
STUDY DESIGN: Retrospective study. PURPOSE: This study aimed to evaluate the efficacy of minimally invasive transtubular endoscopic decompression for the treatment of lumbosacral extraforaminal lesion (LSEFL). OVERVIEW OF LITERATURE: Conventional procedures for...

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