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Response to: “T1 Slope in the Cervical Spine Magnetic Resonance Imaging: A Novel Concept”

Lee SH

  • Asian Spine J.
  • 2018 Feb;12(1):194-194.
  • doi: 10.4184/asj.2018.12.1.194
No abstract available.
T1 Slope in the Cervical Spine Magnetic Resonance Imaging: A Novel Concept

Wang X

  • Asian Spine J.
  • 2018 Feb;12(1):193-193.
  • doi: 10.4184/asj.2018.12.1.193
No abstract available.
Are Controversial Issues in Cervical Total Disc Replacement Resolved or Unresolved?: A Review of Literature and Recent Updates

Park CK, Ryu KS

  • Asian Spine J.
  • 2018 Feb;12(1):178-192.
  • doi: 10.4184/asj.2018.12.1.178
Since the launch of cervical total disc replacement (CTDR) in the early 2000s, many clinical studies have reported better outcomes of CTDR compared to those of anterior cervical discectomy and...
A Review of Current Clinical Applications of Three-Dimensional Printing in Spine Surgery

Cho W, Job AV, Chen J, Baek JH

  • Asian Spine J.
  • 2018 Feb;12(1):171-177.
  • doi: 10.4184/asj.2018.12.1.171
Three-dimensional (3D) printing is a transformative technology with a potentially wide range of applications in the field of orthopaedic spine surgery. This article aims to review the current applications, limitations,...
Do Dose-Dependent Microbial Changes Occur during Spine Surgery as a Result of Applying Intrawound Vancomycin Powder?: A Systematic Literature Review

Xie L, Zhu J, Luo S, Xie Y, Pu D

  • Asian Spine J.
  • 2018 Feb;12(1):162-170.
  • doi: 10.4184/asj.2018.12.1.162
We analyzed dose-dependent effects of vancomycin on wound infection bacteria and investigated the relationship between dose and microbial imbalances in patients treated with intrawound vancomycin powder during spine surgery. Numerous...
Preventing Construct Subsidence Following Cervical Corpectomy: The Bump-stop Technique

Shaw KA, Griffith M, Mottern ET, Gloystein , Devine JG

  • Asian Spine J.
  • 2018 Feb;12(1):156-161.
  • doi: 10.4184/asj.2018.12.1.156
Cervical corpectomy is a viable technique for the treatment of multilevel cervical spine pathology. Despite multiple advances in both surgical technique and implant technology, the rate of construct subsidence can...
Influence of Distal Fusion Level on Sagittal Spinopelvic and Spinal Parameters in the Surgical Management of Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis

Akgül T, Sarıyılmaz K, Korkmaz M, Özkunt O, Kaya O, Dikici F

  • Asian Spine J.
  • 2018 Feb;12(1):147-155.
  • doi: 10.4184/asj.2018.12.1.147
STUDY DESIGN: Retrospective analysis of adolescent idiopathic scoliosis. PURPOSE: This study aimed to investigate the influence of distinct distal fusion levels on spinopelvic parameters in patients with adolescent idiopathic scoliosis (AIS)...
Analysis of Revision Surgery of Microsurgical Lumbar Discectomy

Inada T, Nishida S, Kawaoka T, Takahashi , Hanakita J

  • Asian Spine J.
  • 2018 Feb;12(1):140-146.
  • doi: 10.4184/asj.2018.12.1.140
STUDY DESIGN: A retrospective study. PURPOSE: Our objectives were to determine the association between the pathological changes of disc herniation and the interval between primary and revision surgeries and to investigate...
Degenerative Lumbar Spondylolisthesis with Spinal Stenosis: A Comparative Study of 5-Year Outcomes Following Decompression with Fusion and Microendoscopic Decompression

Aihara T, Toyone T, Murata Y, Inage K, Urushibara M, Ouchi J

  • Asian Spine J.
  • 2018 Feb;12(1):132-139.
  • doi: 10.4184/asj.2018.12.1.132
STUDY DESIGN: Retrospective review of prospectively collected outcome data. PURPOSE: To compare 5-year outcomes following decompression with fusion (FU) and microendoscopic decompression (MED) in patients with degenerative lumbar spondylolisthesis (DLS) and...
Effects of Psychiatric Factors on Patient-Reported Outcomes after Surgical Correction of Lumbar Degenerative Kyphosis

Goh TS, Shin JK, Youn MS, Lee JS

  • Asian Spine J.
  • 2018 Feb;12(1):126-131.
  • doi: 10.4184/asj.2018.12.1.126
STUDY DESIGN: A prospective study. PURPOSE: To identify associations between psychiatric factors and patient-reported outcomes after corrective surgery in patients with lumbar degenerative kyphosis (LDK). OVERVIEW OF LITERATURE: Thus far, to the...
A New Modified Method for Inserting Iliosacral Screw versus the Conventional Method

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

  • Asian Spine J.
  • 2018 Feb;12(1):119-125.
  • doi: 10.4184/asj.2018.12.1.119
STUDY DESIGN: Methodological study. PURPOSE: To our knowledge, this is the first study to introduce a new modified method for inserting iliosacral screws and to compare its results with those of...
Efficacy of Platelet-Rich Plasma for Bone Fusion in Transforaminal Lumbar Interbody Fusion

Kubota G, Kamoda H, Orita S, Inage K, Ito M, Yamashita , Furuya T, Akazawa T, Shiga Y, Ohtori S

  • Asian Spine J.
  • 2018 Feb;12(1):112-118.
  • doi: 10.4184/asj.2018.12.1.112
STUDY DESIGN: Retrospective case series. PURPOSE: To examine the efficacy of platelet-rich plasma (PRP) for bone fusion in transforaminal lumbar interbody fusion (TLIF) using local bone grafting. OVERVIEW OF LITERATURE: Several authors...
Analysis of Spinopelvic Parameters with L5 as the New Sacrum after Fusion in High-Grade Spondylolisthesis: A Possible Explanation for Satisfactory Results with In-Situ Fusion

Rajasekaran S, Das G, Aiyer SN, Kanna RM, Shetty AP

  • Asian Spine J.
  • 2018 Feb;12(1):103-111.
  • doi: 10.4184/asj.2018.12.1.103
STUDY DESIGN: Retrospective case series. PURPOSE: To correlate functional outcomes with spinopelvic parameters in patients with high-grade spondylolisthesis (HGS) treated with instrumented in-situ surgery or reduction and fusion. OVERVIEW OF LITERATURE: Satisfactory...
Quantitative Magnetic Resonance Imaging Analysis of the Cervical Spine Extensor Muscles: Intrarater and Interrater Reliability of a Novice and an Experienced Rater

Fortin M, Dobrescu O, Jarzem P, Ouellet J, Weber MH

  • Asian Spine J.
  • 2018 Feb;12(1):94-102.
  • doi: 10.4184/asj.2018.12.1.94
STUDY DESIGN: Reliability study. PURPOSE: To examine the reliability of novice and experienced raters for measurements of the size and composition of the cervical extensor muscles using a thresholding technique. OVERVIEW OF...
Does Subcutaneous Infiltration of Liposomal Bupivacaine Following Single-Level Transforaminal Lumbar Interbody Fusion Surgery Improve Immediate Postoperative Pain Control?

Tomov M, Tou K, Winkel R, Puffer R, Bydon M, Nassr A, Huddleston P, Yaszemski , Currier B, Freedman B

  • Asian Spine J.
  • 2018 Feb;12(1):85-93.
  • doi: 10.4184/asj.2018.12.1.85
STUDY DESIGN: Retrospective case-control study using prospectively collected data. PURPOSE: Evaluate the impact of liposomal bupivacaine (LB) on postoperative pain management and narcotic use following standardized single-level low lumbar transforaminal lumbar...
Reliability and Accuracy of Palpable Anterior Neck Landmarks for the Identification of Cervical Spinal Levels

Siribumrungwong K, Sinchai C, Tangtrakulwanich B, Chaiyamongkol W

  • Asian Spine J.
  • 2018 Feb;12(1):80-84.
  • doi: 10.4184/asj.2018.12.1.80
STUDY DESIGN: A descriptive experimental study. PURPOSE: The purpose of this study was to describe the reliability and accuracy of palpable anterior neck landmarks (angle of the mandible, hyoid bone, thyroid...
The Relationship between Sacral Kyphosis and Pelvic Incidence

McKay G, Torrie PA, Dempster G, Bertram W, Harding I

  • Asian Spine J.
  • 2018 Feb;12(1):74-79.
  • doi: 10.4184/asj.2018.12.1.74
STUDY DESIGN: Retrospective cohort study. PURPOSE: Evaluate the fixed anatomical parameter of sacral kyphosis (SK) and its relationship with pelvic incidence (PI). OVERVIEW OF LITERATURE: Pelvic parameters determine pelvic and lumbar spinal...
Biceps-Related Physical Findings Are Useful to Prevent Misdiagnosis of Cervical Spondylotic Amyotrophy as a Rotator Cuff Tear

Iwata E, Shigematsu H, Inoue K, Egawa T, Tanaka M, Okuda A, Morimoto Y, Masuda K, Yamamoto Y, Sakamoto Y, Koizumi M, Tanaka Y

  • Asian Spine J.
  • 2018 Feb;12(1):69-73.
  • doi: 10.4184/asj.2018.12.1.69
STUDY DESIGN: Case–control study. PURPOSE: The aim of the present study was to identify physical findings useful for differentiating between cervical spondylotic amyotrophy (CSA) and rotator cuff tears to prevent the...
Risk Factors for Posterior Cage Migration after Lumbar Interbody Fusion Surgery

Lee DY, Park YJ, Song SY, Jeong ST, Kim DH

  • Asian Spine J.
  • 2018 Feb;12(1):59-68.
  • doi: 10.4184/asj.2018.12.1.59
STUDY DESIGN: A retrospective clinical case series. PURPOSE: To determine the strength of association between cage retropulsion and its related factors. OVERVIEW OF LITERATURE: Lumbar interbody fusion with cage can obtain a...
Minimally Invasive Transforaminal Lumbar Interbody Fusion: An Attractive Option for Select Failed Backs

Kulkarni A, Bangalore Kantharajanna S, Dhruv AN

  • Asian Spine J.
  • 2018 Feb;12(1):52-58.
  • doi: 10.4184/asj.2018.12.1.52
STUDY DESIGN: Retrospective case series. PURPOSE: To compare minimally invasive transforaminal lumbar interbody fusion (MI-TLIF) outcomes in primary and revision surgeries. OVERVIEW OF LITERATURE: Revision spinal fusion is often associated with an...

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