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Dyspnea and Dysphagia after Posterior Atlantoaxial Instrumented Fusion

Ko HC, Lee TO, Kim SM

  • Korean J Spine.
  • 2011 Sep;8(3):248-251.
  • doi: 10.14245/kjs.2011.8.3.248
Dyspnea or dysphagia after occipitocervical fusion is well-known complications. It could be occurred when occipitocervical fusion is performed with the neck flexion position which leads to the narrowing of the...
Epidural Cavernous Hemangioma with Foraminal Extension

Ha JG, Bae CW, Khang SK, Rhim SC

  • Korean J Spine.
  • 2011 Sep;8(3):244-247.
  • doi: 10.14245/kjs.2011.8.3.244
The increased use of magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) has increased the frequency of diagnosis of cavernous hemangioma, but its presentation of an epidural lesion with foraminal extension without intramedullary involvement...
Monostotic Paget's Disease of the Lumbar Spine Mimicking Vertebral Metastasis: A Case Report

Kim DG, Eun JP, Park JS

  • Korean J Spine.
  • 2011 Sep;8(3):240-243.
  • doi: 10.14245/kjs.2011.8.3.240
Paget's disease of the bone is the second-most-common metabolic bone disease. However, it is rarely found in the Far East. Vertebral Paget's disease usually occurs at multiple vertebral levels, with...
Thoracic Epidural Metastasis by High Grade Neuroendocrine Carcinoma of Stomach Cancer: A Case Report

Kim MK, Kim SB, Park BJ, Lim YJ

  • Korean J Spine.
  • 2011 Sep;8(3):236-239.
  • doi: 10.14245/kjs.2011.8.3.236
Metastatic spinal cord compression is one of the most dreaded complications of metastatic cancer and notorious for severe functional deficits. Once they develop, they will severely affect the quality of...
Ruptured Artificial Disc (Bryan Cervical Disc)

Lee SH, Kim KS

  • Korean J Spine.
  • 2011 Sep;8(3):232-235.
  • doi: 10.14245/kjs.2011.8.3.232
Because arthroplasty with artificial disc has advantages to preserve motion, avoid limitation offusion and allow patients to quickly return to routine activities, it gains popularity among spine surgeons. We report...
Common Iliac Vessel Injury after Lumbar Discectomy

Lee CK, Kim SC, Kim SH

  • Korean J Spine.
  • 2011 Sep;8(3):229-231.
  • doi: 10.14245/kjs.2011.8.3.229
Injury of common iliac vein related to lumbar discectomy is a rare complication. We report a patient who sustained injury of common iliac vein during lumbar discectomy for extraforaminal lumbar...
Percutaneous Anterolateral Vertebroplasty for a Myelomatous Pathologic Fracture of the Subaxial Cervical Spine: A Case Report

Kim SK, Chung JY, Cho CB, Choi HC

  • Korean J Spine.
  • 2011 Sep;8(3):225-228.
  • doi: 10.14245/kjs.2011.8.3.225
The authors describe a patient with multiple myeloma who was treated for an acute cervical vertebra body fracture by percutaneous vertebroplasty. A 48-year-old female patient presented a severe neck pain without...
Extensive Spinal Epidural Abscess: The Usefulness of Minimal Invasive Surgical Technique using Epidural Irrigation Catheter

Kim JS, Sung KH, Cho YW, Kim KH, Bae SD

  • Korean J Spine.
  • 2011 Sep;8(3):221-224.
  • doi: 10.14245/kjs.2011.8.3.221
Spinal epidural abscess (SEA) is a rare infection but may be devastating and fatal. We describe a case of a42-year-old male who presented with a posteriorly located SEA extending from...
Surgical Treatment of Tuberculous Spondylitis: Retrospective Analysis of Risk Factors and 15 Year Experience of Single Medical Center in South Korea

Kim SY, Park JY, Kim KS

  • Korean J Spine.
  • 2011 Sep;8(3):215-220.
  • doi: 10.14245/kjs.2011.8.3.215
OBJECTIVE: Despite the development of society and improvement in public hygiene, the number of cases of tuberculous spondylitis (TS) has increased recently. This study was designed to analyze the risk...
Surgical Outcomes of Spine Disorders in Patients with Parkinson's Disease

Park SH, Oh JK, Kim TY, Kim EH, Lee HS, Yu NG, Choi GH, Yi S, Ha Y, Yoon DH, Kim KN

  • Korean J Spine.
  • 2011 Sep;8(3):208-214.
  • doi: 10.14245/kjs.2011.8.3.208
PURPOSE: Patients with Parkinson's disease also commonly have movement disorders, osteoporosis, and other comorbidities. These patients are more likely to have complications after spinal surgery. The aim of the present...
Preliminary Efficacy of Combination Decompressive Surgery, Stabilization and Cyberknife Radiosurgery: A New Treatment Paradigm for Metastatic Spinal Tumors with Cord Invasion

Kim DK, Yoon SH, Oh CH, Park HC, Park CO, Hyun DK

  • Korean J Spine.
  • 2011 Sep;8(3):202-207.
  • doi: 10.14245/kjs.2011.8.3.202
OBJECTIVE: The goal of this retrospective study was to assess clinical and radiographic outcomes of posterior surgical decompression with stabilization followed by image-guided robot Cyberknife radiosurgery for encircling malignant tumors...
Results of Staged 360-Degree Spinal Fusion for Unstable Thoracolumbar Burst Fracture

Seo JH, Kim HW, Lee CY, Ha HG, Jung CK

  • Korean J Spine.
  • 2011 Sep;8(3):197-201.
  • doi: 10.14245/kjs.2011.8.3.197
OBJECTIVE: The purpose of this study was to evaluate the results obtained in patients who underwent staged 360-degree fusion with posterior fusion following anterolateral fusion for unstable thoracolumbar burst fractures. METHODS:...
Radiologic Adjacent Segment Degeneration: Two Levels fusion (L3-4-5 and L4-5-S1) Using Percutaneous Pedicle Screw Fixation in Degenerative Lumbar Spinal Disease; A Preliminary Report

Chae SB, Lee SG, Son S, Park CW, Kim WK

  • Korean J Spine.
  • 2011 Sep;8(3):190-196.
  • doi: 10.14245/kjs.2011.8.3.190
OBJECTIVE: The purpose of this study is to examine radiological adjacent segment degeneration (ASD) and clinical results after two levels percutaneous pedicle screw fixation. METHODS: From 2007 to 2009, 34 patients...
Short Term Outcomes of Intervertebral Spike (IS(R)) Cage for Degenerative Lumbar Spinal Disorders

Kim JH, Zhang HY, Yang KH, Lee YH

  • Korean J Spine.
  • 2011 Sep;8(3):183-189.
  • doi: 10.14245/kjs.2011.8.3.183
OBJECTIVE: The authors conducted a retrospective study of patients with degenerative lumbar spinal disorders who received a posterior lumbar interbody fusion (PLIF) with the IS(R) cage. METHODS: We assessed 105 patients...
The Clinical and Radiological Characteristics of Male Patients who Underwent Vertebroplasty Due to Osteoporotic Compression Fracture

Hong JB, Kim KH, Park JY, Chin DK, Kuh SU, Cho YE

  • Korean J Spine.
  • 2011 Sep;8(3):178-182.
  • doi: 10.14245/kjs.2011.8.3.178
OBJECTIVE: To investigate the clinical characteristics of male population who underwent vertebroplasty for osteoporotic compression fracture and evaluate the clinical, radiological outcomes compared to female group. METHODS: The medical records and...
Therapeutic Effects and Prognostic Factors of Kyphoplasty for Thoracolumbar Osteoporotic Burst Fracture Patients

Cho KC, Park SC, Seo DH, Lee KC, Choe IS

  • Korean J Spine.
  • 2011 Sep;8(3):172-177.
  • doi: 10.14245/kjs.2011.8.3.172
OBJECTIVE: There are few studies of osteoporotic burst fractures with spinal canal compromise that were treated with kyphoplasty. The purpose of this study was to assess the efficacy and the...
Polyetheretherketone Cage filled with Beta-Tricalcium Phosphate versus Autogenous Tricortical Iliac Bone Graft in Anterior Cervical Discectomy and Fusion

Huh J, Oh JY, Chough CK, Cho CB, Joo WI, Park HK

  • Korean J Spine.
  • 2011 Sep;8(3):165-171.
  • doi: 10.14245/kjs.2011.8.3.165
OBJECTIVE: To compare clinical and radiologic results of two graft materials for anterior cervical discectomy and fusion (ACDF) with rigid plate fixation for cervical spinal disorder. METHODS: Twenty-eight patients treated with...
Advantages of the Plating for Anterior Cervical Discectomy and fusion: Comparison with Wearing Cervical Collar Without Plate

Wang HS, Kim HY, Kim SW, Lee SM, Kim HS, Kim SH

  • Korean J Spine.
  • 2011 Sep;8(3):161-164.
  • doi: 10.14245/kjs.2011.8.3.161
OBJECTIVE: Most patients wear cervical braces regardless of any anterior cervical discectomy and fusion (ACDF) technique for cervical disc herniation, even in the plating. We compared clinical and radiological results...
Comparative Analysis of Cervical Disc Arthroplasty Using Two Types of Artificial Cervical Discs: Bryan(R) versus Mobi-C(R)

Choi DH, Kim WK, Lee SG, Park CW

  • Korean J Spine.
  • 2011 Sep;8(3):154-160.
  • doi: 10.14245/kjs.2011.8.3.154
OBJECTIVE: Since the 1990s, due to postoperative loss of mobility and adjacent segmental disease after anterior cervical fusion, many different types of cervical artificial discs have been developed as alternative...
Prevalence and Insight of Scoliosis among Korean Male Adolescents by Chest Radiographs

Kim DK, Yoon SH, Oh CH, Park HC, Park CO, Hyun DK

  • Korean J Spine.
  • 2011 Sep;8(3):148-153.
  • doi: 10.14245/kjs.2011.8.3.148
OBJECTIVE: We applied chest radiographs to scoliosis screening for conscription. Prevalence, types of scoliosis, and insight of examinees with scoliosis were investigated. METHODS: In this study, chest radiographs of 2417 males,...

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