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Creating Backup Management Resources for Spine Care during the Coronavirus Disease 2019 Pandemic

Yadav SK, Kar BK, Banta A, Kumar A

  • Asian Spine J.
  • 2020 Jun;14(3):382-384.
  • doi: 10.31616/asj.2020.0193
During this unprecedented time of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID 19) pandemic, most countries are struggling to optimize their healthcare resources. Although the prevention and treatment of COVID 19 has...
Addressing Coronavirus Disease 2019 in Spine Surgery: A Rapid National Consensus Using the Delphi Method via Teleconference

Tan KA, Thadani VN, Chan D, Oh JYL, Liu GKP

  • Asian Spine J.
  • 2020 Jun;14(3):373-381.
  • doi: 10.31616/asj.2020.0224
The magnitude and potential duration of the current coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic is something that most doctors currently in practice have yet to experience. While considerable information regarding COVID-19...
Response to: Management of Traumatic Spinal Fracture in the Coronavirus Disease 2019 Situation

Liawrungrueang W, Sornsa-ard T, Niramitsantiphong A

  • Asian Spine J.
  • 2020 Jun;14(3):407-408.
  • doi: 10.31616/asj.2020.0202.r2
Management of Traumatic Spinal Fracture in Patient with Coronavirus Disease 2019 Situation

Mauro D, Fabrizio M, Maurizio I

  • Asian Spine J.
  • 2020 Jun;14(3):405-406.
  • doi: 10.31616/asj.2020.0202.r1
Response to: Management of Traumatic Spinal Fracture in the Coronavirus Disease 2019 Situation

Sornsa-ard T, Niramitsantiphong A, Liawrungrueang W

  • Asian Spine J.
  • 2020 Jun;14(3):402-404.
  • doi: 10.31616/asj.2020.0195.r2
Management of Traumatic Spinal Fracture in Patient with Coronavirus Disease 2019

Joob B, Wiwanitkit V

  • Asian Spine J.
  • 2020 Jun;14(3):401-401.
  • doi: 10.31616/asj.2020.0195.r1
Response to: Management of Traumatic Spinal Fracture in the Coronavirus Disease 2019 Situation

Liawrungrueang W, Sornsa-ard T, Niramitsantiphong A

  • Asian Spine J.
  • 2020 Jun;14(3):399-400.
  • doi: 10.31616/asj.2020.0194.r1
Spine Surgical Procedures during Coronavirus Disease 2019 Pandemic: Is It Still Possible to Take Care of Patients? Results of an Observational Study in the First Month of Confinement

Meyer M, Prost S, Farah K, Denis JB, Dufour H, Blondel B, Fuentes S

  • Asian Spine J.
  • 2020 Jun;14(3):336-340.
  • doi: 10.31616/asj.2020.0197
Study Design: Observational study. Purpose: The actual sanitary crisis led to a massive mobilization of the sanitary system toward intensive care units and management of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) patients. However,...
Management of Traumatic Spinal Fracture in the Coronavirus Disease 2019 Situation

Sornsa-ard T, Niramitsantiphong A, Liawrungrueang W

  • Asian Spine J.
  • 2020 Jun;14(3):385-387.
  • doi: 10.31616/asj.2019.0183
The coronavirus outbreak was labeled a pandemic by the World Health Organization in 2020. Patients who require spine surgery should receive coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) screening to prevent nosocomial cross-infection...
Evaluating Spinal Canal Lesions Using Apparent Diffusion Coefficient Maps with Diffusion-Weighted Imaging

Kanamoto H, Norimoto M, Eguchi Y, Oikawa Y, Orita S, Inage K, Abe K, Inoue M, Kinoshita H, Umimura T, Matsumoto K, Masuda Y, Furuya T, Koda M, Aoki Y, Watanabe A, Takahashi K, Ohtori S

  • Asian Spine J.
  • 2020 Jun;14(3):312-319.
  • doi: 10.31616/asj.2019.0266
Study Design: Observational study. Purpose: To evaluate healthy volunteers and patients with spinal canal lesions using apparent diffusion coefficient (ADC) maps with diffusion-weighted imaging. Overview of Literature: Decompression surgery for lumbar spinal...
The Sagittal Balance of the Cervical Spine: Radiographic Analysis of Interdependence between the Occipitocervical and Spinopelvic Alignment

Alijani B, Rasoulian J

  • Asian Spine J.
  • 2020 Jun;14(3):287-297.
  • doi: 10.31616/asj.2019.0165
Study Design: This was a prospective clinical study. Purpose: Previous studies have indicated that cervical lordosis is a parameter influenced by segmental and global spinal sagittal balance parameters. However, this correlation...
Reliability Comparison between “Distal Radius and Ulna” and “Simplified Tanner–Whitehouse III” Assessments for Patients with Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis

Okuda A, Shigematsu H, Fujii H, Iwata E, Tanaka M, Morimoto Y, Masuda K, Yamamoto Y, Tanaka Y

  • Asian Spine J.
  • 2020 Jun;14(3):280-286.
  • doi: 10.31616/asj.2019.0162
Study Design: This is a retrospective clinical study. Purpose: In this study, we aim to evaluate the reliability of the distal radius and ulna assessment (DRU) and simplified Tanner-Whitehouse III classification...
Introduction of the Novel Radiographic Line (L5-Kyphosis Apex Line) Intended to Evaluate Scheuermann’s Disease and Postural Kyphosis Progression on Standard Lateral X-Rays

Bezalel T, Carmeli E, Kalichman L

  • Asian Spine J.
  • 2020 Jun;14(3):350-356.
  • doi: 10.31616/asj.2019.0213
Study Design: Cross-sectional and follow-up nested study. Purpose: To assess the reliability of the L5-kyphosis apex line (L5-KAL) evaluation and determine the association between changes in L5-KAL, changes in radiological parameters,...
Identification of Pedicle Screw Pullout Load Paths for Osteoporotic Vertebrae

Krishnan V, Varghese V, Kumar GS, Yoganandan N

  • Asian Spine J.
  • 2020 Jun;14(3):273-279.
  • doi: 10.31616/asj.2019.0174
Study Design: A biomechanical study. Purpose: To determine the actual load path and compare pullout strengths as a function of screw size used in revision surgeries using postmortem human subject specimens. Overview...
Does Combined Anterior-Posterior Approach Improve Outcomes Compared with Posterioronly Approach in Traumatic Thoracolumbar Burst Fractures?: A Systematic Review

Tan T, Donohoe TJ, Huang MSJ, Rutges J, Marion T, Mathew J, Fitzgerald M, Tee J

  • Asian Spine J.
  • 2020 Jun;14(3):388-398.
  • doi: 10.31616/asj.2019.0203
The aim of this systematic review was to evaluate the surgical, radiological, and functional outcomes of posterior-only versus combined anterior-posterior approaches in patients with traumatic thoracolumbar burst fractures. The ideal...
Sarcopenia and Back Muscle Degeneration as Risk Factors for Back Pain: A Comparative Study

Kim WJ, Kim KJ, Song DG, Lee JS, Park KY, Lee JW, Chang SH, Choy WS

  • Asian Spine J.
  • 2020 Jun;14(3):364-372.
  • doi: 10.31616/asj.2019.0125
Study Design: Case-control study. Purpose: To investigate the independent associations of back pain with sarcopenia and with back muscle degeneration, and to introduce a new risk index for back muscle degeneration. Overview...
Spinal Sagittal Alignment, Hospital Anxiety and Depression Scale Scores, and Patient-Reported Outcome among People with Sporting Activity

Oe S, Yamato Y, Hasegawa T, Yoshida G, Kobayashi S, Yasuda T, Banno T, Arima H, Mihara Y, Ushirozako H, Yamada T, Ide K, Watanabe Y, Niwa H, Matsuyama Y

  • Asian Spine J.
  • 2020 Jun;14(3):341-349.
  • doi: 10.31616/asj.2019.0212
Study Design: Retrospective cohort study. Purpose: This study aimed to investigate how participation in sporting activity affects patient-reported outcome (PRO), including Neck Disability Index (NDI), in males and females. Overview of Literature:...
Flipped Reposition Laminoplasty for Excision of Intradural Extramedullary Tumors in the Thoracolumbar Spine: A Case Series of 14 Patients

Kumar R, Debbarma I, Boruah T, Sareen A, Patralekh MK, Dagar A, Kareem SA

  • Asian Spine J.
  • 2020 Jun;14(3):327-335.
  • doi: 10.31616/asj.2019.0034
Study Design: A retrospective study was done to assess the outcome of the new technique of flipped reposition laminoplasty for excision of intradural extramedullary (IDEM) spinal tumors of the thoracolumbar...
Indirect Decompression Using Lateral Lumbar Interbody Fusion for Restenosis after an Initial Decompression Surgery

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

  • Asian Spine J.
  • 2020 Jun;14(3):305-311.
  • doi: 10.31616/asj.2019.0194
Study Design: Retrospective comparative study. Purpose: We compared clinical and radiographical outcomes after lumbar decompression revision surgery for restenosis by lateral lumbar interbody fusion (LLIF) and posterior lumbar interbody fusion (PLIF). Overview...
Computed Tomography-Based Feasibility Study of C1 Posterior Arch Crisscrossing Screw Fixation

Sangondimath G, Mallepally AR, Salimath S

  • Asian Spine J.
  • 2020 Jun;14(3):298-304.
  • doi: 10.31616/asj.2019.0199
Study Design: Retrospective radiographic analysis. Purpose: Posterior fixation of C1 using screws is the most popular technique among the various methods for C1 stabilization, but it places the surrounding neurovascular structures...

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