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A Case of Intraspinal Gas-containing Cyst associated with Severe Lumbar Spondylosis

Lim TK, Park CW, Lee SG, Kim WK

  • Korean J Spine.
  • 2011 Mar;8(1):70-73.
  • doi: 10.14245/kjs.2011.8.1.70
Intraspinal gas collection is rare and also can be a cause of lumbar radiculopathy. Occasionally, the gas formation makes a severe pain which results from nerve root compression. We report...
Posterior Epidural Migration of Lumbar Disc Fragment: Three Cases and Review of Literature

Hur JW, Lee JW, Rhee JJ, Lee HK

  • Korean J Spine.
  • 2011 Mar;8(1):66-69.
  • doi: 10.14245/kjs.2011.8.1.66
We have experienced three unusual cases of dorsal extradural lumbar disc sequestration, manifesting as severe low back pain, radiating leg pain and motor weakness. Magnetic resonance imaging suggested sequestrated disk...
A Case of Brachial Plexus Neurofibroma

Han SR, Yee GT, Choi CY, Lee CH

  • Korean J Spine.
  • 2011 Mar;8(1):63-65.
  • doi: 10.14245/kjs.2011.8.1.63
Tumors of the brachial plexus are relatively rare. The most common intrinsic tumors involving the brachial plexus are benign schwannomas and neurofibromas. Neurofibromas are usually associated with neurofibromatosis-1 (NF-1). Solitary...
A Concealed Disc Fragment under the Peridural Membrane

Park JK, Chung D, Cho DC, Sung JK

  • Korean J Spine.
  • 2011 Mar;8(1):59-62.
  • doi: 10.14245/kjs.2011.8.1.59
A herniated lumbar disc is a very common disease of the spine. However, not all of the disc fragments are located at the expected site. In particular, the ventral epidural...
A Case of Seizure in a Patient Following Percutaneous Endoscopic Lumbar Discectomy

Kim SH, Song GS, Sung SK, Son DW

  • Korean J Spine.
  • 2011 Mar;8(1):55-58.
  • doi: 10.14245/kjs.2011.8.1.55
Seizure following percutaneous endoscopic lumbar discectomy (PELD) is extremely rare. We report that generalized seizure occurred in a patient with radiating right leg pain after PELD under sevoflurane anesthesia. Cerebrospinal...
Motion Preserving Surgery in Two Cases of Brown-Sequard Syndrome Caused by Herniated Cervical Discs

Yang JS, Heo DH, Cho SM, Cho YJ

  • Korean J Spine.
  • 2011 Mar;8(1):52-54.
  • doi: 10.14245/kjs.2011.8.1.52
We described two cases of Brown-Sequard syndrome caused by cervical disc herniation that were treated by cervical artificial disc replacement. Two patients presented Brown-Sequard syndrome. Computed tomography scanning and magnetic...
Acute Traumatic Central Cord Syndrome: Early Decompression or Not?

Kim I

  • Korean J Spine.
  • 2011 Mar;8(1):45-51.
  • doi: 10.14245/kjs.2011.8.1.45
OBJECTIVE: The purpose of this study is to compare the clinical outcomes of the patients with acute traumatic central cord syndrome (ATCCS) who were managed between early surgical treatment and...
Nasal Colonization Rate of Methicillin Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus among Age Group of Spinal Fusion Surgery

Yoo HN, Choi BK, Han IH, Kim SY, Yun EY

  • Korean J Spine.
  • 2011 Mar;8(1):41-44.
  • doi: 10.14245/kjs.2011.8.1.41
OBJECTIVE: Methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) is the most common cause of postoperative infection in instrumented fusion surgery. Although MRSA is well-known cause of nosocomial infection, emerging evidence supports that...
The Value of Selective Nerve Root Block to Predict Surgical Outcome for Spinal Surgery

Kim YM, Cha JH

  • Korean J Spine.
  • 2011 Mar;8(1):36-40.
  • doi: 10.14245/kjs.2011.8.1.36
OBJECTIVE: The aim of this study was to evaluate the prognostic value of the selective nerve root block prior to the surgery. METHODS: Between January 2007 and December 2009, 52 cases...
Clinical Results of Interlaminar Approach for Endoscopic Discectomy in the Herniated Lumbar Disc at L5-S1

Choi JK, Ryu KS, Park CK

  • Korean J Spine.
  • 2011 Mar;8(1):31-35.
  • doi: 10.14245/kjs.2011.8.1.31
OBJECTIVE: This retrospective study of 57 patients was performed to evaluate the therapeutic effectiveness of percutaneous endoscopic surgery by using interlaminar approach (ILA) in symptomatic lumbar disc herniation (LDH) at...
Neurologic and Histological Study of Clip Compression Model for Rat Thoracic Spinal Cord Injuries

Kang BJ, Yu SH, Cho DC, Sung JK, Park JY, Cho HJ, Park YM

  • Korean J Spine.
  • 2011 Mar;8(1):24-30.
  • doi: 10.14245/kjs.2011.8.1.24
OBJECTIVE: The purpose of this study was to assess the time-response of clip compression model for the relationship between the duration of the injury on the rat thoracic spinal cord,...
History of Spinal Deformity Surgery Part II: The Modern Era

Cho SK, Kim YJ

  • Korean J Spine.
  • 2011 Mar;8(1):9-23.
  • doi: 10.14245/kjs.2011.8.1.9
Following Dwyer introduction of anterior spinal instrumented fusion surgery, Zielke, Moss-Miami, and Kaneda had made a significant progression on anterior spinal instrumented fusion which allowed excellent correction without significant loss...
History of Spinal Deformity Surgery Part I: The Pre-modern Era

Cho SK, Kim YJ

  • Korean J Spine.
  • 2011 Mar;8(1):1-8.
  • doi: 10.14245/kjs.2011.8.1.1
Spinal deformity is one of the oldest known diseases that date back thousands of years in human history. It appears in fairy tales and mythologies in association with evil as...

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