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Intradural Extramedullary Tuberculoma of the Spinal Cord Following Tuberculous Meningitis

Jeong DK, Kwon YM

  • Korean J Spine.
  • 2015 Jun;12(2):107-110.
  • doi: 10.14245/kjs.2015.12.2.107
Intradural extramedullary tuberculoma of the spinal cord (IETSC) is an uncommon disease which can occurs secondary to tuberculous meningitis. A 31-year-old woman was diagnosed as tuberculous meningitis after mental disorientation....
Lumbosacral Plexopathy Caused by Presacral Recurrence of Colon Cancer Mimicking Degenerative Spinal Disease: A Case Report

Jo SY, Im SB, Jeong JH, Cha JG

  • Korean J Spine.
  • 2015 Jun;12(2):103-106.
  • doi: 10.14245/kjs.2015.12.2.103
Radiculopathy triggered by degenerative spinal disease is the most common cause of spinal surgery, and the number of affected elderly patients is increasing. Radiating pain that is extraspinal in origin...
Coexistence of Spinal Intramedullary Tuberculoma and Multiple Intracranial Tuberculomas

Lee DY, Kim SP, Kim IS

  • Korean J Spine.
  • 2015 Jun;12(2):99-102.
  • doi: 10.14245/kjs.2015.12.2.99
Spinal intramedullary tuberculoma remains a very rare entity of central nervous system tuberculosis. This is the same with the coexistence of spinal intramedullary and intracranial tuberculomas that remains extremely rare...
Treatment of Polyostotic Fibrous Dysplasia of the Thoracic Spine with Intravenous Pamidronate: Result from 9 Months Follow Up

Lee J, Shin H, Kwon YJ

  • Korean J Spine.
  • 2015 Jun;12(2):95-98.
  • doi: 10.14245/kjs.2015.12.2.95
Fibrous dysplasia of the spine is very rarely observed. We reported a case of a 57-year-old woman, who presented with neck and bilateral shoulder pain with histologically confirmed fibrous dysplasia,...
Multiple Schwannomas of the Spine: Review of the Schwannomatosis or Congenital Neurilemmomatosis: A Case Report

Lee SH, Kim SH, Kim BJ, Lim DJ

  • Korean J Spine.
  • 2015 Jun;12(2):91-94.
  • doi: 10.14245/kjs.2015.12.2.91
Schwannomas are the most common benign nerve sheath tumors originating in Schwann cells. With special conditions like neurofibromatosis type 2 or entity called schwannomatosis, patients develop multiple schwannomas. But in...
Rapid Resolution of Traumatic Pneumatocyst in the Cervical Spine: A Case Report

Park JH, Kim SW, Kim HS, Ko JU

  • Korean J Spine.
  • 2015 Jun;12(2):88-90.
  • doi: 10.14245/kjs.2015.12.2.88
Intraosseous pneumatocyst is a benign, gas-filled, cystic lesion, and is commonly encountered in iliac bone or sacrum. Other locations of this lesion following trauma are rare, and only a handful...
Grisel's Syndrome Induced by Mycobacterium tuberculosis

Lee JK, Oh CH, Park HC, Yoon SH

  • Korean J Spine.
  • 2015 Jun;12(2):84-87.
  • doi: 10.14245/kjs.2015.12.2.84
Grisel's syndrome is a non-traumatic subluxation of the atlantoaxial joints, which is caused by an inflammatory process in the upper neck. It is rare to find literary reports of Grisel's...
Delayed Vertebral Artery Dissection after Posterior Cervical Fusion with Traumatic Cervical Instability: A Case Report

Oh CH, Ji GY, Yoon SH, Hyun D, Kim EY, Park H, Jang AR

  • Korean J Spine.
  • 2015 Jun;12(2):79-83.
  • doi: 10.14245/kjs.2015.12.2.79
Vascular injury presented immediately after the penetration, but delayed onset of vascular symptom caused by an embolism or vessel dissection after cervical fusion or traumatic event is extremely rare. We...
Cervical Sagittal Alignment Parameters of Patients Admitted to Neurosurgery and Emergency Clinics in a State Hospital at Eastern Part of Turkey

Kaplan SC, Eksi MS

  • Korean J Spine.
  • 2015 Jun;12(2):75-78.
  • doi: 10.14245/kjs.2015.12.2.75
OBJECTIVE: Cervical spine encompasses a bridge role between the head and the lower parts of the spine and therefore has unique properties. Our aim in this study was to evaluate...
Complications of Anterior Cervical Fusion using a Low-dose Recombinant Human Bone Morphogenetic Protein-2

Kukreja S, Ahmed OI, Haydel J, Nanda A, Sin AH

  • Korean J Spine.
  • 2015 Jun;12(2):68-74.
  • doi: 10.14245/kjs.2015.12.2.68
OBJECTIVE: There are several reports, which documented a high incidence of complications following the use of recombinant human bone morphogenetic protein-2 (rhBMP-2) in anterior cervical fusions (ACFs). The objective of...
A Comparative Radiographic Analysis of Fusion Rate between L4-5 and L5-S1 in a Single Level Posterior Lumbar Interbody Fusion

Han SH, Hyun SJ, Jahng TA, Kim KJ

  • Korean J Spine.
  • 2015 Jun;12(2):60-67.
  • doi: 10.14245/kjs.2015.12.2.60
OBJECTIVE: This study aimed to investigate radiographic fusion rates at L4-5 and L5-S1 after single level posterior lumbar interbody fusion (PLIF) and evaluate the relationship between fusion rates and preoperative...
Bone Mineral Density Changes after Orchiectomy using a Scrotal Approach in Rats

Ryu SJ, Ryu DS, Kim JY, Park JY, Kim KH, Chin DK, Kim KS, Cho YE, Kuh SU

  • Korean J Spine.
  • 2015 Jun;12(2):55-59.
  • doi: 10.14245/kjs.2015.12.2.55
OBJECTIVE: To investigate a suitable animal model for studies of male osteoporosis. Osteoporosis has a particularly high incidence in postmenopausal women, resulting in a substantial amount of research with respect...
Preliminary Experiences of the Combined Midline-Splitting French Door Laminoplasty with Polyether Ether Ketone (PEEK) Plate for Cervical Spondylosis and OPLL

Oh CH, Ji GY, Hur JW, Choi WS, Shin DA, Lee JB

  • Korean J Spine.
  • 2015 Jun;12(2):48-54.
  • doi: 10.14245/kjs.2015.12.2.48
OBJECTIVE: The purpose of this study was to evaluate the safety and efficacy of cervical midline-splitting French-door laminoplasty with a polyether ether ketone (PEEK) plate. The authors retrospectively analyzed the...
Efficacy and Safety of Sodium Hyaluronate with 1,4-Butanediol Diglycidyl Ether Compared to Sodium Carboxymethylcellulose in Preventing Adhesion Formation after Lumbar Discectomy

Ji GY, Oh CH, Moon BG, Yi S, Han IB, Heo DH, Kim KT, Shin DA, Kim KN

  • Korean J Spine.
  • 2015 Jun;12(2):41-47.
  • doi: 10.14245/kjs.2015.12.2.41
OBJECTIVE: Epidural injection of hyaluronic acid may prevent adhesion formation after spine surgery, but the compounds used to stabilize hyaluronidase could interfere with its anti-adhesion effects. The present study was...

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