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What Should an Ideal Adult Spinal Deformity Classification System Consist of?: Review of the Factors Affecting Outcomes of Adult Spinal Deformity Management

Naresh-Babu J, Viswanadha AK, Ito M, Park JB

  • Asian Spine J.
  • 2019 Aug;13(4):694-703.
  • doi: 10.31616/asj.2018.0309
This literature review aims to determine potential clinical factors or comorbidities besides radiological parameters that affect the outcome of adult spinal deformity (ASD) management and review existing classifications associated with...
Minimum 2-Year Experience with Magnetically Controlled Growing Rods for the Treatment of Early-Onset Scoliosis: A Systematic Review

Wu AM, Cheung JP, Cheung KM, Lin JL, Jin HM, Chen D, Wang XY, Zhao J, Kwan KY

  • Asian Spine J.
  • 2019 Aug;13(4):682-693.
  • doi: 10.31616/asj.2018.0272
Magnetically controlled growing rods have been used to treat early-onset scoliosis for the last 9 years; however, few studies have been published, with only short-term follow-up. The aim of the...
Percutaneous Stenoscopic Lumbar Decompression with Paramedian Approach for Foraminal/Extraforaminal Lesions

Nam HG, Kim HS, Lee DK, Park CK, Lim KT

  • Asian Spine J.
  • 2019 Aug;13(4):672-681.
  • doi: 10.31616/asj.2018.0269
The lumbar foramen is affected by different degenerative diseases, including extraforaminal disc herniation, foraminal stenosis (FS), and degenerative or spondylolytic spondylolisthesis. The purpose of this study was to describe percutaneous...
Local Sagittal Alignment of the Lumbar Spine and Range of Motion in 627 Asymptomatic Subjects: Age-Related Changes and Sex-Based Differences

Yukawa Y, Matsumoto , Kollor H, Minamide A, Hashizume , Yamada H, Kato F

  • Asian Spine J.
  • 2019 Aug;13(4):663-671.
  • doi: 10.31616/asj.2018.0187
STUDY DESIGN: Prospective cohort imaging study. PURPOSE: This study aimed to evaluate lumbar sagittal alignment and range of motion (ROM) using radiographs in a large asymptomatic cohort and identify sex-based differences...
Prevention of Adjacent Segmental Disease after Fusion in Degenerative Spinal Disorder: Correlation between Segmental Lumbar Lordosis Ratio and Pelvic Incidence–Lumbar Lordosis Mismatch for a Minimum 5-Year Follow-up

Kim WJ, Ma CH, Kim SH, Min YS, Lee JW, Chang SH, Park KH, Park KY, Song DG, Choy WS

  • Asian Spine J.
  • 2019 Aug;13(4):654-662.
  • doi: 10.31616/asj.2018.0279
STUDY DESIGN: Retrospective study. PURPOSE: Associations among risk factors related to adjacent segmental disease (ASD) remain unclear. We evaluated the risk factors and segmental lordosis ratio to prevent ASD developing after...
Investigation of the Neuropathic Pain Caused by Syringomyelia Associated with Chiari I Malformation

Seki T, Hamauchi S, Yamazaki M, Hida K, Yano S, Houkin K

  • Asian Spine J.
  • 2019 Aug;13(4):648-653.
  • doi: 10.31616/asj.2018.0242
STUDY DESIGN: Retrospective cohort study. PURPOSE: To investigate the correlation between the syrinx morphology and neuropathic pain caused by syringomyelia associated with Chiari I malformation. OVERVIEW OF LITERATURE: Neuropathic pain caused by...
The Role of Percutaneous Transforaminal Endoscopic Surgery in Lateral Recess Stenosis in Elderly Patients

Kapetanakis S, Gkantsinikoudis N, Thomaidis , Charitoudis G, Theodosiadis P

  • Asian Spine J.
  • 2019 Aug;13(4):638-647.
  • doi: 10.31616/asj.2018.0179
STUDY DESIGN: Prospective clinical study. PURPOSE: To investigate the effect of percutaneous transforaminal endoscopic surgery (PTES) for lateral recess stenosis (LRS)(LRS) in elderly patients and to assess patients’ health-related quality of...
Locking Stand-Alone Cage Constructs for the Treatment of Cervical Spine Degenerative Disease

De Leo–Vargas RA, Muñoz–Romero I, Mondragón–Soto MG, Martínez–Anda JJ

  • Asian Spine J.
  • 2019 Aug;13(4):630-637.
  • doi: 10.31616/asj.2018.0234
STUDY DESIGN: Prospective case series study. PURPOSE: Description of the outcome of stand-alone cervical cages for single and multilevel cervical degenerative spine disease. OVERVIEW OF LITERATURE: The aim of anterior cervical discectomy...
Evaluation of Challenges in Diagnosis of Spontaneous Subacute Pyogenic Spondylodiscitis in Immunocompetent Patients: Experiences from a Tertiary Care Center

Pandita N, Paul S, Yadav G, Kalia RB, Kandwal P

  • Asian Spine J.
  • 2019 Aug;13(4):621-629.
  • doi: 10.31616/asj.2018.0220
STUDY DESIGN: Prospective clinical study. PURPOSE: We evaluated the challenges faced during diagnosis and management of patients with subacute pyogenic discitis and discussed various clues in clinical history, radiologic and hematologic...
The Spectrum of Clinical and Urodynamic Findings in Patients with Spinal Tuberculosis Exhibiting Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms, before and after Spinal Surgical Intervention with Antitubercular Treatment: A Prospective Study

Shrivastava N, Singh P, Nayak B, Garg B

  • Asian Spine J.
  • 2019 Aug;13(4):615-620.
  • doi: 10.31616/asj.2018.0217
STUDY DESIGN: Observational study. PURPOSE: This study aims to assess the clinical and urodynamic parameters in patients with spinal tuberculosis (TB) exhibiting lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS) at the time of...
Pyogenic Vertebral Column Osteomyelitis in Adults: Analysis of Risk Factors for 30-Day and 1-Year Mortality in a Single Center Cohort Study

Vettivel J, Bortz C, Passias PG, Baker JF

  • Asian Spine J.
  • 2019 Aug;13(4):608-614.
  • doi: 10.31616/asj.2018.0295
STUDY DESIGN: Retrospective cohort study. PURPOSE: To describe our experience in the management and outcomes of vertebral column osteomyelitis (VCO), particularly focusing on the risk factors of early and late mortality. OVERVIEW...
Multifidus Muscles Lipid Content Is Associated with Intervertebral Disc Degeneration: A Quantitative Magnetic Resonance Imaging Study

Ogon I, Takebayashi T, Takashima , Morita T, Oshigiri T, Terashima , Yoshimoto , Yamashita

  • Asian Spine J.
  • 2019 Aug;13(4):601-607.
  • doi: 10.31616/asj.2018.0258
STUDY DESIGN: Cross-sectional study. PURPOSE: To determine the association between fatty degeneration of the multifidus muscle (Mm) and intervertebral disc degeneration (IVDD) using quantitative magnetic resonance imaging (MRI). OVERVIEW OF LITERATURE: Few...
Severe C8 or T1 Symptoms after Cervical Laminoplasty and Related Factors: Are There Any Differences between C3–C6 Laminoplasty and C3–C7 Laminoplasty?

Kudo H, Takeuchi K, Yokoyama T, Yamasaki Y, Wada K, Kumagai G, Asari T, Otsuka H, Ishibashi

  • Asian Spine J.
  • 2019 Aug;13(4):592-600.
  • doi: 10.31616/asj.2018.0253
STUDY DESIGN: Retrospective study. PURPOSE: We experienced the situation wherein some patients had new-onset pain or dysesthesia around the ring and little fingers (C8 symptom) or ulnar aspect of the forearm...
Unplanned Second-Stage Decompression for Neurological Deterioration Caused by Central Canal Stenosis after Indirect Lumbar Decompression Surgery

Nakashima , Kanemura T, Satake K, Ishikawa Y, Ouchida J, Segi N, Yamaguchi , Imagama S

  • Asian Spine J.
  • 2019 Aug;13(4):584-591.
  • doi: 10.31616/asj.2018.0232
STUDY DESIGN: Prospective cohort study. PURPOSE: This study aimed to identify risk factors for unplanned second-stage decompression for postoperative neurological deficit after indirect decompression using lateral lumbar interbody fusion (LLIF) with...
Effects of Graded Exercises Integrated with Education on Physical Fitness, Exercise Self-Efficacy, and Activity Levels in People with Spinal Cord Injury: A Quasi-Experimental Study Protocol

Hisham H, Justine M, Hussain H, Hasnan N, Manaf H

  • Asian Spine J.
  • 2019 Aug;13(4):577-583.
  • doi: 10.31616/asj.2018.0172
STUDY DESIGN: A quasi-experimental single-blinded study. PURPOSE: To investigate the effects of ‘graded exercise integrated with education’ on physical fitness, exercise self-efficacy (ESE), and physical activity (PA) levels among subacute and...
Cross-Cultural Adaptation, Validity, and Reliability Study of the Turkish Version of the Back Pain Functional Scale

Maras G, Sheidayi S, Yazici G, Yazici MV, Gunaydin G, Citaker S

  • Asian Spine J.
  • 2019 Aug;13(4):569-576.
  • doi: 10.31616/asj.2018.0284
STUDY DESIGN: Prospective study. PURPOSE: To investigate the cross-cultural adaptation, validity, and reliability of the Turkish version of the Back Pain Functional Scale (BPFS). OVERVIEW OF LITERATURE: Low back pain is a...
Factors Impacting Mortality in Geriatric Patients with Acute Spine Fractures: A 12-Year Study of 613 Patients in Singapore

Soon EL, Leong AZ, Chiew J, Kaliya-Perumal AK, Yu CS, Oh JY

  • Asian Spine J.
  • 2019 Aug;13(4):563-568.
  • doi: 10.31616/asj.2018.0231
STUDY DESIGN: Retrospective database analysis. PURPOSE: To identify risk factors that predict mortality following acute spine fractures in geriatric patients of Singapore. OVERVIEW OF LITERATURE: Acute geriatric spinal fractures contribute significantly to...
Influence of Atlantoaxial Fusion on Sagittal Alignment of the Occipitocervical and Subaxial spines in Os Odontoideum with Atlantoaxial Instability

Choi BW, Park JB, Kang JW, Kim DG, Chang H

  • Asian Spine J.
  • 2019 Aug;13(4):556-562.
  • doi: 10.31616/asj.2018.0154
STUDY DESIGN: Retrospective case analysis. PURPOSE: We hypothesized that larger the C1–C2 fusion angle, greater the severity of the sagittal malalignment of C0–C1 and C2–C7. OVERVIEW OF LITERATURE: In our experience, instances...
Prospective Evaluation of Radiculitis following Bone Morphogenetic Protein-2 Use for Transforaminal Interbody Arthrodesis in Spine Surgery

Sebastian , Wanderman , Currier BL, Pichelmann MA, Treder VM, Fogelson J, Clarke MJ, Nassr AN

  • Asian Spine J.
  • 2019 Aug;13(4):544-555.
  • doi: 10.31616/asj.2018.0277
STUDY DESIGN: Prospective observational cohort study. PURPOSE: This study aims to evaluate the safety and efficacy of bone morphogenetic protein-2 (BMP-2) in transforaminal lumbar interbody fusion (TLIF) with regard to postoperative...
Congenital Osseous Anomalies of the Cervical Spine: Occurrence, Morphological Characteristics, Embryological Basis and Clinical Significance: A Computed Tomography Based Study

Ankith N, Avinash M, Srivijayanand K, Shetty AP, Kanna RM, Rajasekaran S

  • Asian Spine J.
  • 2019 Aug;13(4):535-543.
  • doi: 10.31616/asj.2018.0260
STUDY DESIGN: Observational retrospective computed tomography (CT) based study. PURPOSE: To analyze the congenital anomalies of the cervical spine, their morphological variations and their clinical significance. OVERVIEW OF LITERATURE: Studies published to...

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