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Monostotic Paget Disease of the Lumbar Vertebrae: A Pathological Mimicker

Senthil V, Balaji S

  • Neurospine.
  • 2018 Jun;15(2):182-186.
  • doi: 10.14245/ns.1834922.461
Paget disease is a metabolic disorder involving abnormal bone turnover that consists of 3 phases: the initial lytic phase, the intermediate mixed phase, and the chronic sclerotic phase. Paget disease...
Intra- and Interrater Reliability of Sagittal Spinopelvic Parameters on Full-Spine Radiographs in Adults With Symptomatic Spinal Disorders

Kyrölä K, Salme J, Tuija J, Tero I, Eero K, Arja H

  • Neurospine.
  • 2018 Jun;15(2):175-181.
  • doi: 10.14245/ns.1836054.027
BACKGROUND/AIMS: To evaluate the intra- and interrater reliability (I-IR) of sagittal spinopelvic parameters from digital full-spine plain radiographs with basic software tools in an unselected adult population with degenerative spinal...
Highly Accurate Analysis of the Cervical Neural Tract of the Elderly Using ZOOM DTI

Furuya S, Iwasaki M, Yokohama T, Ohura D, Okuaki T

  • Neurospine.
  • 2018 Jun;15(2):169-174.
  • doi: 10.14245/ns.1836116.058
BACKGROUND/AIMS: To investigate the fractional anisotropy (FA) values of the cervical spinal cord in elderly individuals using zonally magnified oblique multislice (ZOOM) diffusion tensor imaging (DTI). METHODS: Fourteen healthy elderly volunteers...
Study of the Transverse Foramen in the Subaxial Cervical Spine in Korean Patients With Degenerative Changes: An Anatomical Note

Malla HP, Kim SB, Won JS, Choi MK

  • Neurospine.
  • 2018 Jun;15(2):163-168.
  • doi: 10.14245/ns.1836004.022
BACKGROUND/AIMS: The purpose of this study was to provide anatomical data on the dimensions and location of the subaxial transverse foramen (TF) in relation to surgical landmarks routinely used during...
Postoperative Fever Evaluation Following Lumbar Fusion Procedures

Mayo BC, Haws BE, Bohl DD, Louie PK, Hijji FY, Narain AS, Massel DH, Khechen B, Singh K

  • Neurospine.
  • 2018 Jun;15(2):154-162.
  • doi: 10.14245/ns.1836026.013
OBJECTIVE: This study aimed to determine the incidence of postoperative fever, the workup conducted for postoperative fever, the rate of subsequent fever-related diagnoses or complications, and the risk factors associated...
The Impact of Surgical Treatment on Survival in Patients With Cervical Spine Metastases

Park JH, Lee DG, Hwang J, Lee SH, Eoh W, Kim ES

  • Neurospine.
  • 2018 Jun;15(2):144-153.
  • doi: 10.14245/ns.1836048.024
OBJECTIVE: To compare overall survival (OS) in patients with cervical spine metastases between initial radiotherapy followed by surgery and initial surgery followed by radiotherapy. METHODS: The medical records of 36 patients...
The Characteristics and Incidence of Posterior Apophyseal Ring Fracture in Patients in Their Early Twenties With Herniated Lumbar Disc

Seo YN, Heo YJ, Lee SM

  • Neurospine.
  • 2018 Jun;15(2):138-143.
  • doi: 10.14245/ns.1836002.001
OBJECTIVE: Posterior apophyseal ring fracture (PARF) is a common disorder that may be accompanied by herniated lumbar disc (HLD) in patients in their early twenties. However, there are very few...
Feasibility of Full Endoscopic Spine Surgery in Patients Over the Age of 70 Years With Degenerative Lumbar Spine Disease

Kim JH, Kim HS, Kapoor A, Adsul N, Kim KJ, Choi SH, Jang JS, Jang IT, Oh SH

  • Neurospine.
  • 2018 Jun;15(2):131-137.
  • doi: 10.14245/ns.1836046.023
BACKGROUND/AIMS: Degenerative spine disease, encompassing disc prolapse and stenosis, is a common ailment in old age. This prospective study was undertaken to evaluate the role of endoscopic spine surgery in...
Choice of Rods in Surgical Treatment of Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis: What Are the Clinical Implications of Biomechanical Properties? – A Review of the Literature

Ohrt-Nissen S, Dahl B, Gehrchen M

  • Neurospine.
  • 2018 Jun;15(2):123-130.
  • doi: 10.14245/ns.1836050.025
The surgical treatment of adolescent idiopathic scoliosis (AIS) involves 3-dimensional curve correction with multisegmental pedicle screws attached to contoured bilateral rods. The substantial corrective forces exert a high level of...
Spinal Epidermoid Tumors: Case Report and Review of the Literature

Beechar VB, Zinn PO, Heck KA, Fuller GN, Han I, Patel AJ, Ropper AE

  • Neurospine.
  • 2018 Jun;15(2):117-122.
  • doi: 10.14245/ns.1836014.007
Spinal epidermoid tumors are rare, benign tumors that are either acquired from trauma, surgery, or lumbar puncture or arise as congenital lesions, particularly spinal dysraphisms. We report a case of...
Development of Neurospine Surgery in North Korea: The Contribution of Korean American Neurosurgeons

Park KB, Yoo KF, Yoon M, Hong D

  • Neurospine.
  • 2018 Jun;15(2):111-116.
  • doi: 10.14245/ns.1836138.069
No abstract available.
War, Peace, and Neurospine

Ha Y

  • Neurospine.
  • 2018 Jun;15(2):109-110.
  • doi: 10.14245/ns.18edi.002
No abstract available.

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