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Repair of Inaccessible Ventral Dural Defect in Thoracic Spine: Double Layered Duraplasty

Lee DH, Kim KT, Park JI, Park KS, Cho DC, Sung JK

  • Korean J Spine.
  • 2016 Jun;13(2):87-90.
  • doi: 10.14245/kjs.2016.13.2.87
We propose a double layered (intradural and epidural patch) duraplasty that utilizes Lyoplant and Duraseal. We examined a 47-year-old woman after decompression for thoracic ossification of posterior longitudinal ligament was...
Superficial Siderosis of the Central Nervous System Originating from the Thoracic Spine: A Case Report

Ryu SM, Kim ES, Kim SK, Lee SH, Eoh W

  • Korean J Spine.
  • 2016 Jun;13(2):83-86.
  • doi: 10.14245/kjs.2016.13.2.83
Superficial siderosis of the central nervous system(SSCNS) is a rare disease characterized by hemosiderin deposition on the surface of the central nervous system. We report a case of SSCNS originating...
Leading a Patient of Ankylosing Spondylitis to Death by Iatrogenic Spinal Fracture

Oh JS, Doh JW, Shim JJ, Lee KS

  • Korean J Spine.
  • 2016 Jun;13(2):80-82.
  • doi: 10.14245/kjs.2016.13.2.80
Fractures in ankylosing spondylitis (AS) are often difficult to identify and treat. If combined with osteoporosis, the spine becomes weaker and vulnerable to minor trauma. An 83-year-old woman with a...
Spontaneous Anterior Thoracic Spinal Cord Herniation through Dura Defect: A Case Report

Jeong KH, Lee HW, Kwon YM

  • Korean J Spine.
  • 2016 Jun;13(2):77-79.
  • doi: 10.14245/kjs.2016.13.2.77
Thoracic spinal cord herniation is a rare disease cause of progressive myelopathy. Magnetic resonance image is a useful tool to diagnose preoperatively. Operation is a treatment of option. Sixty-six-year-old female...
Cement Leakage into Adjacent Vertebral Body Following Percutaneous Vertebroplasty

Park JH, Kim HS, Kim SW

  • Korean J Spine.
  • 2016 Jun;13(2):74-76.
  • doi: 10.14245/kjs.2016.13.2.74
Percutaneous vertebroplasty (PV) is a minimally invasive procedure for osteoporotic vertebral compression fractures that fail to respond to conventional conservative treatment. It significantly improves intolerable back pain within hours, and...
Diffuse Large B-Cell Lymphoma Mimicking Schwannoma of Lumbar Spine

Kim SK, Lee SH, Kim ES, Eoh W

  • Korean J Spine.
  • 2016 Jun;13(2):71-73.
  • doi: 10.14245/kjs.2016.13.2.71
A rare case of solitary diffuse large B-cell lymphoma arising from the lumbar spinal nerve root is reported. A 37-year-old man presented with a 3-month history of progressive numbness and...
Cervical Myelopathy Caused by Intracranial Dural Arteriovenous Fistula

Kim WY, Kim JB, Nam TK, Kim YB, Park SW

  • Korean J Spine.
  • 2016 Jun;13(2):67-70.
  • doi: 10.14245/kjs.2016.13.2.67
Intracranial dural arteriovenous fistula (dAVF) usually results in various problems in the brain. But it can be presented as a myelopathy, which may make early diagnosis and management to be...
The Effectiveness of Gelfoam Technique before Percutaneous Vertebroplasy: Is It Helpful for Prevention of Cement Leakage? A Prospective Randomized Control Study

Oh JS, Doh JW, Shim JJ, Lee KS, Yoon SM, Bae HG

  • Korean J Spine.
  • 2016 Jun;13(2):63-66.
  • doi: 10.14245/kjs.2016.13.2.63
OBJECTIVE: Preinjection gelfoam embolization during percutaneous vertebroplasty (PVP) has been thought alternative technique to prevent the leakage of bone cement. The goal of this study was to evaluate whether the...
Clinical and Radiological Comparison of Semirigid (WavefleX) and Rigid System for the Lumbar Spine

Kim DK, Lim H, Rim DC, Oh CH

  • Korean J Spine.
  • 2016 Jun;13(2):57-62.
  • doi: 10.14245/kjs.2016.13.2.57
OBJECTIVE: Spinal fusion operation is an effective treatment in the spinal pathology, but it could change the physiological distribution of load at the instrumented and adjacent segments. This retrospective study...
Clinical Features of Herniated Disc at Cervicothoracic Junction Level Treated by Anterior Approach

Lee JG, Kim HS, Ju CI, Kim SW

  • Korean J Spine.
  • 2016 Jun;13(2):53-56.
  • doi: 10.14245/kjs.2016.13.2.53
OBJECTIVE: The anterior approach for C7-T1 disc herniation may be challenging because of obstruction by the manubrium and the narrow operative field. This study aimed to investigate the clinical and...
Effect of Using Local Intrawound Vancomycin Powder in Addition to Intravenous Antibiotics in Posterior Lumbar Surgery: Midterm Result in a Single-Center Study

Lee GI, Bak KH, Chun HJ, Choi KS

  • Korean J Spine.
  • 2016 Jun;13(2):47-52.
  • doi: 10.14245/kjs.2016.13.2.47
OBJECTIVE: We conducted this study to report the efficacy of local application of vancomycin powder in the setting of surgical site infection (SSI) of posterior lumbar surgical procedures and to...
Clinical and Radiological Comparison between Ipsilateral and Contralateral Side Canal Decompression Using an Unilateral Laminotomy Approach

Park WB, Hong JT, Lee SW, Sung JH, Yang SH, Kim IS

  • Korean J Spine.
  • 2016 Jun;13(2):41-46.
  • doi: 10.14245/kjs.2016.13.2.41
OBJECTIVE: To compare the clinical and radiological outcome of both sides using the unilateral approach. METHODS: Unilateral laminotomy was performed to achieve bilateral decompression. Thirty-nine patients who underwent this procedure were...

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