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Response to: Risk Factors for Cement Loosening after Vertebroplasty for Osteoporotic Vertebral Fracture with Intravertebral Cleft: A Retrospective Analysis

Nakamae T, Yamada K, Tsuchida Y, Osti OL, Adachi N, Fujimoto Y

  • Asian Spine J.
  • 2019 Feb;13(1):178-179.
  • doi: 10.31616/asj.2018.0297.r1
No abstract available.
Letter to editor: Risk Factors for Cement Loosening after Vertebroplasty for Osteoporotic Fracture with Intravertebral Cleft: A retrospective Analysis

Rustagi T, Mahajan R, Das K, Chhabra HS

  • Asian Spine J.
  • 2019 Feb;13(1):176-177.
  • doi: 10.31616/asj.2018.0297
No abstract available.
Response to: Zygapophyseal Joint Orientation and Facet Tropism and Their Association with Lumbar Disc Prolapse


  • Asian Spine J.
  • 2019 Feb;13(1):175-175.
  • doi: 10.31616/asj.2018.0267.r1
No abstract available.
Zygapophyseal Joint Orientation and Facet Tropism and Their Association with Lumbar Disc Prolapse

Rustagi T, Chhabra HS, Das K

  • Asian Spine J.
  • 2019 Feb;13(1):173-174.
  • doi: 10.31616/asj.2018.0267
No abstract available.
Cervical Kyphosis

Gadia A, Shah K, Nene A

  • Asian Spine J.
  • 2019 Feb;13(1):163-172.
  • doi: 10.31616/asj.2018.0086
Cervical kyphosis is a rare condition that can cause significant functional disability and myelopathy. Deciding the appropriate treatment for such deformities is challenging for the surgeon. Patients often present with...
Elevated Levels of Serum Pentosidine Are Associated with Dropped Head Syndrome in Older Women

Eguchi Y, Toyoguchi , Inage K, Orita S, Yamauchi K, Suzuki M, Kanamoto H, Abe K, Norimoto M, Umimura T, Koda M, Furuya T, Aoki Y, Takahashi , Ohtori S

  • Asian Spine J.
  • 2019 Feb;13(1):155-162.
  • doi: 10.31616/asj.2017.0123
STUDY DESIGN: A retrospective observational study was performed. PURPOSE: We investigated the prevalence of sarcopenia in dropped head syndrome (DHS), and the relationship between biochemical markers, including major advanced glycation end...
A Randomized Controlled Trial of Topical Application of Tranexamic Acid in Patients with Thoracolumbar Spine Trauma Undergoing Long-Segment Instrumented Posterior Spinal Fusion

Sudprasert W, Tanaviriyachai T, Choovongkomol K, Jongkittanakul S, Piyapromdee U

  • Asian Spine J.
  • 2019 Feb;13(1):146-154.
  • doi: 10.31616/asj.2018.0125
STUDY DESIGN: Prospective, randomized controlled trial. PURPOSE: To evaluate the effect of topically applied tranexamic acid (TXA) on postoperative blood loss of neurologically intact patients with thoracolumbar spine trauma. OVERVIEW OF LITERATURE:...
Factors Affecting Early and 1-Year Motor Recovery Following Lumbar Microdiscectomy in Patients with Lumbar Disc Herniation: A Prospective Cohort Review

Viswanathan VK, Shanmuganathan R, Aiyer SN, Kanna R, Shetty AP

  • Asian Spine J.
  • 2019 Feb;13(1):135-145.
  • doi: 10.31616/asj.2018.0111
STUDY DESIGN: Prospective cohort study. PURPOSE: The study was aimed at evaluating clinicoradiological factors affecting recovery of neurological deficits in cases of lumbar disc herniation (LDH) treated by lumbar microdiscectomy. OVERVIEW OF...
Development of Novel Animal Model for Studying Scoliosis Using a Noninvasive Method and Its Validation through Gene-Expression Analysis

Banala RR, Vemuri SK, Penkulinti M, AV GR, GPV S

  • Asian Spine J.
  • 2019 Feb;13(1):126-134.
  • doi: 10.31616/asj.2018.0108
STUDY DESIGN: To induce scoliosis in young female Wistar rats using a noninvasive method and to validate this model. PURPOSE: To induce scoliosis in a rat model noninvasively by bracing and...
Fluorescence Guided Surgery with 5-Aminolevulinic Acid for Resection of Spinal Cord Ependymomas

Moreno RG, García LM, Bastidas H, Tirado CA, Flores AM, Cabezas JP, Artero JM

  • Asian Spine J.
  • 2019 Feb;13(1):119-125.
  • doi: 10.31616/asj.2018.0165
STUDY DESIGN: A retrospective study. PURPOSE: We report our experience with 5-aminolevulinic acid (5-ALA)–assisted resection of spinal cord ependymomas in adults. OVERVIEW OF LITERATURE: Ependymoma is the most frequent primary spinal cord...
Responsiveness of Minimal Clinically Important Change for the Persian Functional Rating Index in Patients with Chronic Low Back Pain

Ansari NN, Komesh S, Naghdi S, Fakhari Z, Alaei P

  • Asian Spine J.
  • 2019 Feb;13(1):111-118.
  • doi: 10.31616/asj.2018.0107
STUDY DESIGN: A prospective, within-group cohort study of 46 patients with chronic low-back pain (CLBP). PURPOSE: To assess the responsiveness of the Persian Functional Rating Index (PFRI) and to determine the...
The Relationship between the Occipitocervical Junction and Thoracic Kyphosis in Ankylosing Spondylitis: A Retrospective Cohort Study of 86 Cervical Fractures in Surgically Treated Patients

Manabe N, Covaro A, Bobinski L, Shimizu T, Olerud C, Robinson Y

  • Asian Spine J.
  • 2019 Feb;13(1):103-110.
  • doi: 10.31616/asj.2018.0010
STUDY DESIGN: Retrospective analysis of prospectively collected data. PURPOSE: To describe the radiological characteristics of the occipitocervical area in patients with ankylosing spondylitis (AS) using the novel measure X-angle and to...
Effects of Two Different Hip-Knee-Ankle-Foot Orthoses on Postural Stability in Subjects with Spinal Cord Injury: A Pilot Study

Samadian M, Bani MA, Golchin N, Mardani MA, Head JS, Arazpour M

  • Asian Spine J.
  • 2019 Feb;13(1):96-102.
  • doi: 10.31616/asj.2017.0283
STUDY DESIGN: Pilot study. PURPOSE: Evaluation of two different hip-knee-ankle-foot orthoses (HKAFOs; medial linkage reciprocating gait orthosis [MLRGO] and isocentric reciprocating gait orthosis [IRGO]) using gait and postural stability analysis in...
Scheuermann's Disease: Radiographic Pathomorphology and Association with Clinical Features

Bezalel T, Carmeli E, Kalichman

  • Asian Spine J.
  • 2019 Feb;13(1):86-95.
  • doi: 10.31616/asj.2018.0025
STUDY DESIGN: Cross-sectional analytical study. PURPOSE: To evaluate the spinal radiological features in patients with Scheuermann’s disease and the association between the thoracic kyphosis angle and clinical presentation. OVERVIEW OF THE LITERATURE:...
Early Detection and Analysis of Children with Multidrug-Resistant Tuberculosis of the Spine

Arockiaraj J, Robert M, Rose W, Amritanand R, David KS, Krishnan V

  • Asian Spine J.
  • 2019 Feb;13(1):77-85.
  • doi: 10.31616/asj.2017.0217
STUDY DESIGN: Retrospective case series. PURPOSE: The aim of the study is to report the clinical characteristics, early diagnosis, management, and outcome of children with multidrug-resistant (MDR) tubercular spondylodiscitis and to...
Role of Posterior Ligamentous Reinforcement in Proximal Junctional Kyphosis: A Cadaveric Biomechanical Study

Kim JS, Cheung ZB, Arvind V, Caridi J, Cho SK

  • Asian Spine J.
  • 2019 Feb;13(1):68-76.
  • doi: 10.31616/asj.2018.0102
STUDY DESIGN: Cadaveric biomechanical study. PURPOSE: The purpose of this study was to biomechanically evaluate the effect of preserving or augmenting the interspinous ligament (ISL) and supraspinous ligament (SSL; ISL/SSL) complex...
Treatment Strategy and Outcomes in Patients with Hematogenous Culture-Negative Pyogenic Vertebral Osteomyelitis

Mohamad G, Amritanand R, David KS, Krishnan V, Arockiaraj J

  • Asian Spine J.
  • 2019 Feb;13(1):61-67.
  • doi: 10.31616/asj.2018.0093
STUDY DESIGN: Retrospective case series. PURPOSE: The aim of this study was to analyze functional and radiological outcomes in patients with culture-negative pyogenic vertebral osteomyelitis (PVO). OVERVIEW OF LITERATURE: There were only...
Outcomes of Including Fracture Level in Short-Segment Fixation for Thoracolumbar Fracture Dislocation

Chokshi JJ, Shah M

  • Asian Spine J.
  • 2019 Feb;13(1):56-60.
  • doi: 10.31616/asj.2018.0064
STUDY DESIGN: This was a prospective study of 50 patients of thoracolumbar fracture dislocation treated at a single institution with short-segment fixation with the inclusion of fracture level. PURPOSE: To assess...
Variations in Practice among Asia–Pacific Surgeons and Recommendations for Managing Cervical Myelopathy: The First Asia–Pacific Spine Society Collaborative Study

Cheung JP, Cheung PW, Chiu CK, Chan CY, Kwan MK

  • Asian Spine J.
  • 2019 Feb;13(1):45-55.
  • doi: 10.31616/asj.2018.0135
STUDY DESIGN: Surgeon survey. PURPOSE: To study the various surgical practices of different surgeons in the Asia–Pacific region. OVERVIEW OF LITERATURE: Given the diversity among Asia–Pacific surgeons, there is no clear consensus...
Minimum Clinically Important Differences in Oswestry Disability Index Domains and Their Impact on Adult Spinal Deformity Surgery

Yoshida G, Hasegawa T, Yamato Y, Kobayashi , Shin O, Banno T, Mihara Y, Arima H, Ushirozako H, Yasuda T, Togawa D, Matsuyama

  • Asian Spine J.
  • 2019 Feb;13(1):35-44.
  • doi: 10.31616/asj.2018.0077
STUDY DESIGN: Retrospective study. PURPOSE: To calculate the minimum clinically important difference (MCID) for total and individual domains of the Oswestry Disability Index (ODI) and assess score distribution and changes over...

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