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The Effectiveness of Noninvasive Positive Pressure Ventilation in Subarachnoid Pleural Fistula: A Case Report and Literature Review

Soundararajan DCR, Shetty AP, Kanna RM, Rajasekaran S

  • Neurospine.
  • 2018 Dec;15(4):393-399.
  • doi: 10.14245/ns.1836056.028
Subarachnoid pleural fistula (SPF) is an aberrant communication between the pleural cavity and subarachnoid space, resulting in uncontrolled cerebrospinal fluid drainage. The negative pressure of the pleural cavity creates a...
Morphological Patterns of the Anterior Median Fissure in the Cervical Spinal Cord Evaluated by Computed Tomography After Myelography

Oichi Y, Hanakita J, Takahashi , Minami M, Kawaoka T, Funakoshi , Kawauchi T, Ohtake Y

  • Neurospine.
  • 2018 Dec;15(4):388-393.
  • doi: 10.14245/ns.1836112.056
OBJECTIVE: Computed tomography following myelography (CTM) revealed an unusual flow of contrast dye into the anterior median fissure (AMF) in a patient with cervical spondylotic myelopathy. Since then, several AMF...
Retrospective Review of Magnetic Resonance Imaging of the Lumbosacral Spine: Are We Overinvestigating?

Khanduja S, Loomba V, Salama-Hannah J, Upadhyay A, Khanduja N, Chauhan G

  • Neurospine.
  • 2018 Dec;15(4):383-387.
  • doi: 10.14245/ns.1836110.055
OBJECTIVE: Lower back pain (LBP) is a worldwide health problem, and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) is a common modality used to aid in its diagnosis. Although specific guidelines for assessing...
Comparison of Inpatient and Outpatient Preoperative Factors and Postoperative Outcomes in 2-Level Cervical Disc Arthroplasty

Hill P, Vaishnav A, Kushwaha B, McAnany S, Albert T, Gang CH, Qureshi S

  • Neurospine.
  • 2018 Dec;15(4):376-382.
  • doi: 10.14245/ns.1836102.051
OBJECTIVE: The purpose of this study was to evaluate factors associated with inpatient admission following 2-level cervical disc arthroplasty (CDA). A secondary aim was to compare outcomes between those treated...
Functional Outcomes of Subaxial Spine Injuries Managed With 2-Level Anterior Cervical Corpectomy and Fusion: A Prospective Study

Jain V, Madan A, Thakur M, Thakur A

  • Neurospine.
  • 2018 Dec;15(4):368-375.
  • doi: 10.14245/ns.1836100.050
OBJECTIVE: To evaluate the results of operative management of subaxial spine injuries managed with 2-level anterior cervical corpectomy and fusion with a cervical locking plate and autologous bone–filled titanium mesh...
Cervical Open-Door Laminoplasty by Hydroxyapatite Implant Insertion Without Suturing

Kawanabe Y, Fujimoto M, Sato T

  • Neurospine.
  • 2018 Dec;15(4):362-367.
  • doi: 10.14245/ns.1836106.053
OBJECTIVE: To assess the efficacy of cervical open-door laminoplasty by hydroxyapatite implant insertion between the lamina and the lateral mass without suturing. METHODS: All patients who underwent cervical open-door laminoplasty with...
Diversity in Surgical Decision Strategies for Adult Spine Deformity Treatment: The Effects of Neurosurgery or Orthopedic Training Background and Surgical Experience

Kang J, Hosogane N, Ames C, Schwab F, Hart R, Burton D, Shaffrey C, Smith JS, Bess S, Lafage V, Cho KJ, Ha Y, for the International Spine Study Group and Asian Pacific Spine Study Group

  • Neurospine.
  • 2018 Dec;15(4):353-361.
  • doi: 10.14245/ns.1836086.043
OBJECTIVE: This study is aimed to investigate whether surgical strategies for adult spinal deformity (ASD) treatment differed among Korean physicians. METHODS: This study is retrospective questionnaire-based study. ASD is challenging to...
Cryo-Compression Therapy After Elective Spinal Surgery for Pain Management: A Cross-Sectional Study With Historical Control

Nabıyev V, Ayhan S, Adhıkarı P, Cetın E, Palaoglu S, Acaroglu R

  • Neurospine.
  • 2018 Dec;15(4):348-352.
  • doi: 10.14245/ns.1836070.035
OBJECTIVE: Postoperative dynamic cryo-compression (DC) therapy has been proposed as a method of reducing pain and the inflammatory response in the early postoperative period after orthopedic joint reconstruction surgery. Our...
Intraoperative Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak in Extradural Spinal Tumor Surgery

Ropper AE, Huang KT, Ho AL, Wong JM, Nalbach SV, Chi JH

  • Neurospine.
  • 2018 Dec;15(4):338-347.
  • doi: 10.14245/ns.1836042.021
OBJECTIVE: Patients with extradural spine tumors are at an increased risk for intraoperative cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) leaks and postoperative wound dehiscence due to radiotherapy and other comorbidities related to systemic...
Predicting Surgical Complications in Adult Patients Undergoing Anterior Cervical Discectomy and Fusion Using Machine Learning

Arvind V, Kim JS, Oermann EK, Kaji D, Cho SK

  • Neurospine.
  • 2018 Dec;15(4):329-337.
  • doi: 10.14245/ns.1836248.124
OBJECTIVE: Machine learning algorithms excel at leveraging big data to identify complex patterns that can be used to aid in clinical decision-making. The objective of this study is to demonstrate...
Cervical Fusion as a Protective Response to Craniovertebral Junction Instability: A Novel Concept

Goel A

  • Neurospine.
  • 2018 Dec;15(4):323-328.
  • doi: 10.14245/ns.1836236.118
The author reviews the various types of cervical fusion that are associated with instability of the craniovertebral junction. Assimilation of the atlas, C2-3 fusion, the Klippel-Feil abnormality, and pancervical fusion...
Review of Photoacoustic Imaging for Imaging-Guided Spinal Surgery

Han SH

  • Neurospine.
  • 2018 Dec;15(4):306-322.
  • doi: 10.14245/ns.1836206.103
This review introduces the current technique of photoacoustic imaging as it is applied in imaging-guided surgery (IGS), which provides the surgeon with image visualization and analysis capabilities during surgery. Numerous...
The Option of Motion Preservation in Cervical Spondylosis: Cervical Disc Arthroplasty Update

Chang CC, Huang WC, Wu JC, Mummaneni

  • Neurospine.
  • 2018 Dec;15(4):296-305.
  • doi: 10.14245/ns.1836186.093
Cervical disc arthroplasty (CDA), or total disc replacement, has emerged as an option in the past two decades for the management of 1- and 2-level cervical disc herniation and spondylosis...
Taiwan Neurosurgical Spine Society: The New Shining Star

Kuo YH, Wu JC, Huang WC, Huang MC, Lee EJ, Cheng H

  • Neurospine.
  • 2018 Dec;15(4):285-295.
  • doi: 10.14245/ns.1836194.097
As spine surgery flourished in Taiwan and neurosurgeons became more involved in spine surgery towards the end of the 20th century, the Taiwan Neurosurgical Spine Society (TNSS), earlier named the...
Hack Your Neurospine!

Ha Y

  • Neurospine.
  • 2018 Dec;15(4):283-284.
  • doi: 10.14245/ns.18edi.004
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