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Correction: Outcome of Percutaneous Transforaminal Endoscopic Lumbar Surgery in >60-Year-Old Patients with Low Back Pain

Singh R, Xin GZ, Hirachan M, Cheng LY

  • Asian Spine J.
  • 2018 Dec;12(6):1154-1154.
  • doi: 10.31616/asj.2018.12.3.511.e1
Correction for the Results section of the Abstract is needed. There was a mistake in the numerical values of Results section of the Abstract.
Prevalence of Neck Pain among Athletes: A Systematic Review

Noormohammadpour P, Farahbakhsh F, Farahbakhsh F, Rostami M, Kordi R

  • Asian Spine J.
  • 2018 Dec;12(6):1146-1153.
  • doi: 10.31616/asj.2018.12.6.1146
Many studies have investigated the prevalence of neck pain (NP) and its risk factors in the general population. However, the prevalence of NP among athletes has not yet been systematically...
The Role of Vitamin D in the Pathogenesis of Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis

Ng SY, Bettany-Saltikov J, Cheung IY, Chan KK

  • Asian Spine J.
  • 2018 Dec;12(6):1127-1145.
  • doi: 10.31616/asj.2018.12.6.1127
Several theories have been proposed to explain the etiology of adolescent idiopathic scoliosis (AIS) until present. However, limited data are available regarding the impact of vitamin D insufficiency or deficiency...
The Inaccuracy of Surface Landmarks for the Anterior Approach to the Cervical Spine in Southern Chinese Patients

Ko TS, Siu Hei Tse M, Wong KK, Wong WC

  • Asian Spine J.
  • 2018 Dec;12(6):1123-1126.
  • doi: 10.31616/asj.2018.12.6.1123
STUDY DESIGN: Observational study. PURPOSE: To assess the correlational accuracy between the traditional anatomic landmarks of the neck and their corresponding vertebral levels in Southern Chinese patients. OVERVIEW OF LITERATURE: Recent studies...
Age-Related Prevalence of Periodontoid Calcification and Its Associations with Acute Cervical Pain

Kobayashi , Miyakoshi , Konno N, Ishikawa Y, Noguchi H, Shimada Y

  • Asian Spine J.
  • 2018 Dec;12(6):1117-1122.
  • doi: 10.31616/asj.2018.12.6.1117
STUDY DESIGN: Prospective study. PURPOSE: To assess the prevalence of periodontoid calcification and its associations with acute cervical pain. OVERVIEW OF LITERATURE: Calcium pyrophosphate dihydrate (CPPD) deposition disease is a common rheumatological...
Development of a Modified Disability Questionnaire for Evaluating Disability Caused by Backache in India and Other Developing Countries

Aithala JP, Kumar S, Aithal S, Kotian SM

  • Asian Spine J.
  • 2018 Dec;12(6):1106-1116.
  • doi: 10.31616/asj.2018.12.6.1106
STUDY DESIGN: Prospective observational study. PURPOSE: To evaluate the disability domains relevant to Indian patients with low backache and propose a modified disability questionnaire for such patients. OVERVIEW OF LITERATURE: The Oswestry...
Factors Influencing Postoperative Urinary Retention Following Elective Posterior Lumbar Spine Surgery: A Prospective Study

Aiyer SN, Kumar A, Shetty AP, Kanna RM, Rajasekaran S

  • Asian Spine J.
  • 2018 Dec;12(6):1100-1105.
  • doi: 10.31616/asj.2018.12.6.1100
STUDY DESIGN: Prospective observational study. PURPOSE: To determine the incidence of postoperative urinary retention (POUR) in patients undergoing elective posterior lumbar spine surgery and identify the risk factors associated with the...
Biomechanical Analysis of Biodegradable Cervical Plates Developed for Anterior Cervical Discectomy and Fusion

Cho PG, Ji GY, Park SH, Shin DA

  • Asian Spine J.
  • 2018 Dec;12(6):1092-1099.
  • doi: 10.31616/asj.2018.12.6.1092
STUDY DESIGN: In-vitro biomechanical investigation. PURPOSE: To evaluate the biomechanical effects of the degeneration of the biodegradable cervical plates developed for anterior cervical discectomy and fusion (ACDF) on fusion and adjacent...
Cut-off Value for Body Mass Index in Predicting Surgical Success in Patients with Lumbar Spinal Canal Stenosis

Azimi P, Yazdanian , Shahzadi S, Benzel EC, Azhari S, Nayeb Aghaei H, Montazeri

  • Asian Spine J.
  • 2018 Dec;12(6):1085-1091.
  • doi: 10.31616/asj.2018.12.6.1085
STUDY DESIGN: Case-control. PURPOSE: To determine optimal cut-off value for body mass index (BMI) in predicting surgical success in patients with lumbar spinal canal stenosis (LSCS). OVERVIEW OF LITERATURE: BMI is an...
Novel Hybrid Hydroxyapatite Spacers Ensure Sufficient Bone Bonding in Cervical Laminoplasty

Tanaka N, Nakanishi , Kamei N, Nakamae T, Kotaka S, Fujimoto Y, Ochi M, Adachi N

  • Asian Spine J.
  • 2018 Dec;12(6):1078-1084.
  • doi: 10.31616/asj.2018.12.6.1078
STUDY DESIGN: Prospective observational study. PURPOSE: This prospective analysis aimed to evaluate the efficacy and bone-bonding rate of hybrid hydroxyapatite (HA) spacers in expansive laminoplasty. OVERVIEW OF LITERATURE: Various types of spacers...
Most Reliable Time in Predicting Residual Kyphosis and Stability: Pediatric Spinal Tuberculosis

Moon MS, Kim SJ, Kim MS, Kim DS

  • Asian Spine J.
  • 2018 Dec;12(6):1069-1077.
  • doi: 10.31616/asj.2018.12.6.1069
STUDY DESIGN: A case study. PURPOSE: To assess the chronological changes of the disease-related kyphosis after chemotherapy alone, secondly to clarify the role of growth cartilage in the healed lesion on...
Evaluation of the Degenerative Changes of the Distal Intervertebral Discs after Internal Fixation Surgery in Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis

Dehnokhalaji M, Golbakhsh , Siavashi B, Talebian P, Javidmehr , Bozorgmanesh M

  • Asian Spine J.
  • 2018 Dec;12(6):1060-1068.
  • doi: 10.31616/asj.2018.12.6.1060
STUDY DESIGN: Retrospective study. PURPOSE: Lumbar intervertebral disc degeneration is an important cause of low back pain. OVERVIEW OF LITERATURE: Spinal fusion is often reported to have a good course for adolescent...
Impact of Screw Type on Kyphotic Deformity Correction after Spine Fracture Fixation: Cannulated versus Solid Pedicle Screw

Arbash MA, Parambathkandi AM, Baco AM, Alhammoud

  • Asian Spine J.
  • 2018 Dec;12(6):1053-1059.
  • doi: 10.31616/asj.2018.12.6.1053
STUDY DESIGN: Retrospective review. PURPOSE: To detect the effect of cannulated (poly-axial head) and solid (mono-axial head) screws on the local kyphotic angle, vertebral body height, and superior and inferior angles...
“Post-Decompressive Neuropathy”: New-Onset Post-Laminectomy Lower Extremity Neuropathic Pain Different from the Preoperative Complaint

Boakye LA, Fourman MS, Spina NT, Laudermilch D, Lee JY

  • Asian Spine J.
  • 2018 Dec;12(6):1043-1052.
  • doi: 10.31616/asj.2018.12.6.1043
STUDY DESIGN: Level III retrospective cross-sectional study. PURPOSE: To define and characterize the presentation, symptom duration, and patient/surgical risk factors associated with ‘postdecompressive neuropathy (PDN).' OVERVIEW OF LITERATURE: PDN is characterized by...
Segmental Lordosis of the Spondylolytic Vertebrae in Adolescent Lumbar Spondylolysis: Differences between Bilateral L5 and L4 Spondylolysis

Sugawara K, Iesato N, Katayose M

  • Asian Spine J.
  • 2018 Dec;12(6):1037-1042.
  • doi: 10.31616/asj.2018.12.6.1037
STUDY DESIGN: Retrospective study. PURPOSE: This study aimed to investigate whether segmental lumbar hyperlordosis of the affected vertebra in patients with spondylolysis occurs only at L5 or also occurs at L4. OVERVIEW...
A Comparative Analysis of the Metabolic and Coagulative Profiles in Patients with Idiopathic Scoliosis, Congenital Scoliosis and Healthy Controls: A Case–Control Study

Ahuja K, Garg B, Chowdhuri , Yadav RK, Chaturvedi PK

  • Asian Spine J.
  • 2018 Dec;12(6):1028-1036.
  • doi: 10.31616/asj.2018.12.6.1028
STUDY DESIGN: Single-center, observational, case–control study. PURPOSE: Comparison and analysis of the metabolic and coagulative profiles in patients with idiopathic scoliosis, patients with congenital scoliosis, and healthy controls. OVERVIEW OF LITERATURE: Serum...
Management of Andersson Lesion in Ankylosing Spondylitis Using the Posterior-Only Approach: A Case Series of 18 Patients

Shaik I, Bhojraj SY, Prasad G, Nagad PB, Patel PM, Kashikar A, Kumar N

  • Asian Spine J.
  • 2018 Dec;12(6):1017-1027.
  • doi: 10.31616/asj.2018.12.6.1017
STUDY DESIGN: This retrospective study was conducted including 18 patients who underwent posterior-only stabilization and fusion procedure for pseudoarthrosis in the ankylosed spine from October 2007 to May 2015. PURPOSE: This...
A Computed Tomography Analysis of the Success of Spinal Fusion Using Ultra-Low Dose (0.7 mg per Facet) of Recombinant Human Bone Morphogenetic Protein 2 in Multilevel Adult Degenerative Spinal Deformity Surgery

Liu G, Tan JH, Yang C, Ruiz J, Wong HK

  • Asian Spine J.
  • 2018 Dec;12(6):1010-1016.
  • doi: 10.31616/asj.2018.12.6.1010
STUDY DESIGN: Retrospective cohort study. PURPOSE: To report on spinal fusion assessment using computed tomography (CT) after adult spinal deformity (ASD) surgery using ultra-low dose recombinant human bone morphogenetic protein 2...
Functional Recovery Following the Transplantation of Olfactory Ensheathing Cells in Rat Spinal Cord Injury Model

Muniswami , Tharion G

  • Asian Spine J.
  • 2018 Dec;12(6):998-1009.
  • doi: 10.31616/asj.2018.12.6.998
STUDY DESIGN: Olfactory ensheathing cells (OECs) from rat olfactory mucosa were cultured, characterized, and transplanted into a rat model of spinal cord injury (SCI). PURPOSE: To evaluate different doses of OECs...
Feasibility of Serum Pentosidine Level as a Potential Risk Factor for Osteoporotic Vertebral Compression Fracture

Choi DH, Lee SM, Lim SA, Choi YS

  • Asian Spine J.
  • 2018 Dec;12(6):992-997.
  • doi: 10.31616/asj.2018.12.6.992
STUDY DESIGN: Feasibility study. PURPOSE: To evaluate the feasibility of using serum pentosidine level as a potential marker for osteoporotic vertebral compression fracture (OVCF). OVERVIEW OF LITERATURE: A review of previous studies...

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