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Spontaneous Resolution of Spinal Epidural Hematoma: A Case Report

Park HJ, Kim IS, Lee SW, Son BC, Sung JH, Hong JT, Yang SH

  • Korean J Spine.
  • 2008 Jun;5(2):107-109.
Spinal epidural hematoma(SEH) is not common in lumbar spine disorders and can be developed spontaneously without direct trauma. According to the neurologic deficit and clinical condition of patient, surgical intervention...
Cervico-thoraco-lumbar Spinal Epidural Abscess and Psoas Abscess Successfully Treated with Parenteral Antibiotic Therapy and Percutaneous Drainage: A Case Report

Lee JI, Song GS, Son DW, Park JW

  • Korean J Spine.
  • 2008 Jun;5(2):102-106.
We describe a 75-year-old man with a cervico-thoraco-lumbar spinal epidural abscess was extended to the psoas muscle. The patient complained high fever and back pain, followed by weakness of the...
Spinal Epidural Cavernous Angioma: A Case Report

Park ES, Park JS, Kim E

  • Korean J Spine.
  • 2008 Jun;5(2):99-101.
Spinal extradural cavernous angiomas(CAs) are apparently rare lesions. The author report a 67 year old man with an epidural CA at T9-10 space presenting with progressive leg weakness. Magnetic resonance...
Myxopapillary Ependymoma of Filum Terminale Mimicking Nerve Sheath Tumor

Kim JS, Choi KC, Jung B, Lee SH

  • Korean J Spine.
  • 2008 Jun;5(2):95-98.
Myxopapillary ependymoma is a distinctive subtype of glioma that occurs almost exclusively in the conus medullaris and filum terminale. Though magnetic resonance(MR) imaging is an effective diagnostic tool for the...
Late Complications of the Single Level 'Interspinous U' in Lumbar Spinal Stenosis with Mild Segmental Instability

Yoon SM, Lee SG, Park CW, Yoo CJ, Kim DY, Kim WK

  • Korean J Spine.
  • 2008 Jun;5(2):89-94.
OBJECTIVE: Decompression and/or fusion have traditionally been used to treat the spinal stenosis and spondylosis. Recently, several devices for dynamic posterior stabilization have been developed in treatment of lumbar spinal...
Decompressive Surgery Alone for Lumbar Spinal Stenosis in Elderly Patients

Jang IT, Lee SW, Atienza PM, You JS

  • Korean J Spine.
  • 2008 Jun;5(2):83-88.
OBJECTIVE: The authors conducted this study to investigate the safety and efficacy of decompressive surgery alone in the treatment of lumbar spinal stenosis in the elderly population. METHODS: All charts and...
Unilateral Laminectomy and Bilateral Decompression for Lumbar Spinal Stenosis with Microscope and Tubular Retractor System

Park YJ, Park KH, Kim TW, Kim JC

  • Korean J Spine.
  • 2008 Jun;5(2):77-82.
OBJECTIVE: The minimally invasive spine surgery has become popular to reduce approach-related injury associated with the traditional spine surgery. The unilateral laminetomy and bilateral decompression(ULBD) using a microscopic tubular retractor...
Comparison Vertebroplasty with Kyphoplasty in Delayed Post-traumatic Osteonecrosis of a Vertebral Body(Kummell's Disease)

Lee K, Lee SG, Kim WK, Yoo CJ, Park CW

  • Korean J Spine.
  • 2008 Jun;5(2):70-76.
OBJECTIVE: Kummell's disease is a rare spinal disorder with delayed post-traumatic osteonecrosis of a vertebral body and the pathophysiology is still unclear. Percutaneous vertebroplasty was found to be an effective...
Relationships between Radiological Change of Fractured Vertebrae and Posterior Ligament Complex Injury in Thoracolumbar Fracture

Cho YJ

  • Korean J Spine.
  • 2008 Jun;5(2):65-69.
OBJECTIVE: To investigate the relationships between posterior ligament complex injury and plain radiographic parameters in thoracolumbar spinal fractures. METHODS: Forty patients with thoracolumbar fractures who had operated from Jan 2006 to...
Results of Surgical Treatment for Metastatic Cervical Spine Tumor

Hwang SW, Rhim SC, Roh SW, Jeon SR, Bae CW

  • Korean J Spine.
  • 2008 Jun;5(2):58-64.
OBJECTIVE: The incidence of spinal metastases continues to increase, likely a result of increasing survival times for patients with cancer. This retrospective study was undertaken to analyze the results of...
Outcomes of Unilateral Approach for Bilateral Decompression of Lumbar Spinal Stenosis: Comparison between Younger and Geriatric Patients

Hwang SW, Rhim SC, Roh SW, Jeon SR, Hyun SJ

  • Korean J Spine.
  • 2008 Jun;5(2):51-57.
OBJECTIVE: The purpose of our retrospective study is to evaluate the surgical outcome of patients who underwent unila- teral approach for bilateral decompression surgery for lumbar spinal stenosis and to...

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