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Correction: Role of Virtual Reality in Balance Training in Patients with Spinal Cord Injury: A Prospective Comparative Pre–Post Study

Sengupta M, Gupta A, Khanna M, Rashmi Krishnan UK, Chakrabarti D

  • Asian Spine J.
  • 2020 Apr;14(2):268-268.
  • doi: 10.31616/asj.2019.0013.e1
Response to: Role of Virtual Reality in Balance Training in Patients with Spinal Cord Injury: A Prospective Comparative Pre–Post Study

Chakrabarti D, Gupta A

  • Asian Spine J.
  • 2020 Apr;14(2):266-267.
  • doi: 10.31616/asj.2020.0051.r2
Role of Virtual Reality in Balance Training in Patients with Spinal Cord Injury: A Prospective Comparative Pre–Post Study

Saha S

  • Asian Spine J.
  • 2020 Apr;14(2):264-265.
  • doi: 10.31616/asj.2020.0051.r1
Advice on Standardized Diagnosis and Treatment for Spinal Diseases during the Coronavirus Disease 2019 Pandemic

Zou J, Yu H, Song D, Niu J, Yang H

  • Asian Spine J.
  • 2020 Apr;14(2):258-263.
  • doi: 10.31616/asj.2020.0122
Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) outbreak started in December 2019 that caused difficulties for clinical work. Practical work experience in our spinal outpatient and emergency department during the COVID-19 pandemic is...
Endplate Changes with Polyetheretherketone Cages in Posterior Lumbar Interbody Fusion

Elfiky TA, Patil ND, Allam Y, Ragab R

  • Asian Spine J.
  • 2020 Apr;14(2):229-237.
  • doi: 10.31616/asj.2019.0124
Study Design: A retrospective radiographic analysis. Purpose: The aim of the current study is to assess endplate changes after the use of polyetheretherketone (PEEK) cages in posterior lumbar interbody fusion (PLIF). Overview...
The Therapeutic Potential of Conditioned Medium from Human Breast Milk Stem Cells in Treating Spinal Cord Injury

Borhani-Haghighi M, Navid S, Mohamadi Y

  • Asian Spine J.
  • 2020 Apr;14(2):131-138.
  • doi: 10.31616/asj.2019.0026
Study Design: Experimental animal study. Purpose: This study investigated the therapeutic effects of human breast milk stem cell (BMSC)-conditioned medium (BMSC-CM) in a model of spinal cord injury (SCI) in male...
Minimally Invasive Transforaminal Lumbar Interbody Fusion for the Surgical Management of Post-Discectomy Syndrome

AlShazli A, Amer AY, Sultan AM, Barakat AS, Koptan W, ElMiligui , Shaker H

  • Asian Spine J.
  • 2020 Apr;14(2):148-156.
  • doi: 10.31616/asj.2019.0136
Study Design: This was a prospective case series of 30 patients with post-discectomy syndrome with an average of 18 months of follow-up (level IV). Purpose: The efficacy of post-discectomy syndrome managed...
Significance of the Association between Disc Degeneration Changes on Imaging and Low Back Pain: A Review Article

Rahyussalim AJ, Zufar MLL, Kurniawati T

  • Asian Spine J.
  • 2020 Apr;14(2):245-257.
  • doi: 10.31616/asj.2019.0046
Low back pain (LBP) is a major health issue resulting in a huge economic burden on the community. It not only increases the medical costs directly, but also raises the...
Gender Differences in Pre- and Postoperative Health-Related Quality of Life Measures in Patients Who Have Had Decompression Surgery for Lumbar Spinal Stenosis

Kobayashi , Ogura Y, Kitagawa T, Yonezawa Y, Takahashi , Yasuda A, Shinozaki , Ogawa J

  • Asian Spine J.
  • 2020 Apr;14(2):238-244.
  • doi: 10.31616/asj.2019.0067
Study Design: Retrospective chart audit. Purpose: This study aimed to investigate the gender difference in pre- and postoperative health-related quality of life (HRQOL) in patients who have had decompression surgery for...
Three-Dimensional-Printed Model-Assisted Management of Craniovertebral Junction Abnormalities: An Institutional Experience with Literature Review

Agarwal P, Chopra S, Sinha VD, Kataria R

  • Asian Spine J.
  • 2020 Apr;14(2):204-211.
  • doi: 10.31616/asj.2019.0138
Study Design: Prospective study. Purpose: To evaluate the utility and limitations of using three-dimensional (3D)-printed models for the management of craniovertebral (CV) junction abnormalities. Overview of Literature: In comparison to other bony...
Postoperative Clinical Outcomes of Balloon Kyphoplasty Treatment: Would Adherence to Indications and Contraindications Prevent Complications?

Momomura R, Shimamura , Kaneko K

  • Asian Spine J.
  • 2020 Apr;14(2):198-203.
  • doi: 10.31616/asj.2019.0010
Study Design: We retrospectively assessed the postoperative clinical outcomes of balloon kyphoplasty (BKP). Purpose: To evaluate the risk factors for complications and to reconfirm the indications and contraindications for BKP. Overview of...
The Prevalence of Lumbar Paraspinal Muscle Fatty Degeneration in Patients with Modic Type I and I/II End Plate Changes

Atci IB, Yilmaz H, Samanci MY, Atci AG, Karagoz Y

  • Asian Spine J.
  • 2020 Apr;14(2):185-191.
  • doi: 10.31616/asj.2018.0333
Study Design: Retrospective case control. Purpose: The authors of this study assessed whether the prevalence of paraspinal fatty degeneration correlates with the presence of Modic type I and I/II change in...
The Prevalence and Risk Factors for S2 Alar-Iliac Screw Loosening with a Minimum 2-Year Follow-up

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

  • Asian Spine J.
  • 2020 Apr;14(2):177-184.
  • doi: 10.31616/asj.2019.0127
Study Design: A retrospective cohort study. Purpose: The purpose of this study was to investigate the prevalence and risk factors for S2 alar-iliac (SAI) screw loosening following lumbosacral fixation, with a...
Thoracoscopic Correction of Post-traumatic Kyphosis with an Expandable Cage: Radiologic and Patient-Reported Outcomes

Smits AJ, Deunk J, Bakker FC, Bloemers F

  • Asian Spine J.
  • 2020 Apr;14(2):157-168.
  • doi: 10.31616/asj.2019.0062
Study Design: Retrospective cohort study. Purpose: To determine the long-term functional and radiological outcomes after thoracoscopic post-traumatic kyphosis (PTK) correction (PTKC). Overview of Literature: PTK after insufficient treatment of unstable fractures usually...
Chitosan-Hydroxyapatite Scaffold for Tissue Engineering in Experimental Lumbar Laminectomy and Posterolateral Spinal Fusion in Wistar Rats

Rodríguez-Vázquez M, Ramos-Zúñiga R

  • Asian Spine J.
  • 2020 Apr;14(2):139-147.
  • doi: 10.31616/asj.2019.0091
Study Design: Experimental study with an animal model. Purpose: To evaluate the role of a chitosan and hydroxyapatite composite for spinal fusion in a lumbar experimental model based on regenerative tissue...
Incidence and Management Trends of Osteoporotic Vertebral Compression Fractures in South Korea: A Nationwide Population-Based Study

Choi SH, Kim DY, Koo JW, Lee SG, Jeong SY, Kang CN

  • Asian Spine J.
  • 2020 Apr;14(2):220-228.
  • doi: 10.31616/asj.2019.0051
Study Design: A nationwide population-based study. Purpose: Osteoporotic vertebral compression fracture (OVCF) is a major public health issue. This study examined the incidence and management trends of OVCF in South Korea....
Is Sacral Extension a Risk Factor for Early Proximal Junctional Kyphosis in Adult Spinal Deformity Surgery?

Decker S, Lafage R, Krettek C, Hart R, Ames C, Smith JS, Burton D, Klineberg , Bess S, Schwab FJ, Lafage V, International Spine Study Group

  • Asian Spine J.
  • 2020 Apr;14(2):212-219.
  • doi: 10.31616/asj.2018.0314
Study Design: Retrospective cohort study. Purpose: To investigate the role of sacral extension (SE) for the development of proximal junctional kyphosis (PJK) in adult spinal deformity (ASD) surgery. Overview of Literature: The...
Accuracy and Reliability of X-ray Measurements in the Cervical Spine

Marques C, Granström , MacDowall , Moreira NC, Skeppholm , Olerud C

  • Asian Spine J.
  • 2020 Apr;14(2):169-176.
  • doi: 10.31616/asj.2019.0069
Study Design: This study is a post hoc analysis of a multicenter prospective randomized controlled trial which compared artificial disc replacement and anterior cervical discectomy and fusion. Purpose: Useful radiographic parameters...
Changes in Thoracic Kyphosis and Thoracolumbar Kyphosis in Asymptomatic Korean Male Subjects Aged >50 Years: Do They Progress Above T5, T10, T12, or L2?

Park JH, Kim YB, Hyun SJ, Kang KB, Park PS

  • Asian Spine J.
  • 2020 Apr;14(2):192-197.
  • doi: 10.31616/asj.2019.0060
Study Design: Retrospective analysis of prospectively collected data. Purpose: To evaluate the natural progression of segmental kyphosis in thoracic and thoracolumbar spine with advancing age. Overview of Literature: To our knowledge, the...

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