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Isolated Tuberculoma Mimicking Foramen Magnum Meningioma in the Absence of Primary Tuberculosis: A Case Report

Kolakshyapati M, Takeda M, Mitsuhara , Yamaguchi , Abiko M, Matsuda S, Kurisu K

  • Neurospine.
  • 2018 Sep;15(3):277-282.
  • doi: 10.14245/ns.1836034.017
Central nervous system tuberculosis is a devastating complication of systemic tuberculosis. Intradural extramedullary (IDEM) tuberculoma at the foramen magnum is rare, and mimics en plaque meningioma. We report the case...
Clinical Outcomes and Prognostic Factors in Patients With Myelopathy Caused by Thoracic Ossification of the Ligamentum Flavum

Kim JK, Ryu HS, Moon BJ, Lee JK

  • Neurospine.
  • 2018 Sep;15(3):269-276.
  • doi: 10.14245/ns.1836128.064
OBJECTIVE: The objective of this study was to investigate the surgical outcomes and prognostic factors for thoracic ossification of the ligamentum flavum (OLF) after decompressive laminectomy, focusing on the quantitative...
Gender Differences in the Self-assessment of Quality of Life and Disability After Spinal Fusion for Chronic Low Back Pain at a Neurosurgical Center in Eastern Europe

Ungureanu , Chitu A, Iancu I, Kakucs C, Maior T, Florian IS

  • Neurospine.
  • 2018 Sep;15(3):261-268.
  • doi: 10.14245/ns.1836076.038
BACKGROUND/AIMS: Mechanical alterations of the spine, which can cause chronic low back pain (LBP), are a frequent indication for spinal fusion. Studies have shown differences between genders in patients’ evaluations...
Fixed and Variable Relationship Models to Define the Volume-Value Relationship in Spinal Fusion Surgery: A Macroeconomic Analysis Using Evidence-Based Thresholds

Navarro SM, Frankel WC, Haeberle H, Ramkumar P

  • Neurospine.
  • 2018 Sep;15(3):249-260.
  • doi: 10.14245/ns.1836088.044
OBJECTIVE: Increased surgical volume has been associated with improved patient outcomes at the surgeon and hospital level. To date, clinically meaningful stratified volume benchmarks have yet to be defined for...
A 3-Dimensional-Printed Spine Localizer: Introducing the Concept of Online Dissemination of Novel Surgical Instruments

Pakzaban P

  • Neurospine.
  • 2018 Sep;15(3):242-248.
  • doi: 10.14245/ns.1836068.034
BACKGROUND/AIMS: To date, applications of 3-dimensional (3D) printing in neurosurgery have been limited to the creation of anatomical models for training and simulation, fabrication of customized implants, and production of...
A Hybrid Dynamic Stabilization and Fusion System in Multilevel Lumbar Spondylosis

Fay LY, Chang CC, Chang HK, Tu TH, Tsai TY, Wu CL, Huang WC, Wu JC, Cheng H

  • Neurospine.
  • 2018 Sep;15(3):231-241.
  • doi: 10.14245/ns.1836108.054
BACKGROUND/AIMS: The Dynesys-Transition-Optima (DTO) hybrid system was designed to achieve arthrodesis and stabilization in patients with lumbar degeneration. Satisfactory outcomes were demonstrated previously. However, no study has evaluated the effects...
Factors Associated With Longer Postoperative Outpatient Follow-up Duration in Patients With Single Lumbar Disc Herniation: A Noncomplicated Patient Cohort Study

Her Y, Kang SH, Cho YJ, Yang JS, Jeon JP, Choi HJ

  • Neurospine.
  • 2018 Sep;15(3):225-230.
  • doi: 10.14245/ns.1836006.003
OBJECTIVE: Many reports have described the outcomes of surgical treatment of lumbar disc herniation (LDH). However, few reports have investigated the treatment period after lumbar disc surgery. If no complications...
A Cost-Effectiveness Analysis of the Integration of Robotic Spine Technology in Spine Surgery

Menger RP, Savardekar AR, Farokhi F, Sin A

  • Neurospine.
  • 2018 Sep;15(3):216-224.
  • doi: 10.14245/ns.1836082.041
OBJECTIVE: We investigate the cost-effectiveness of adding robotic technology in spine surgery to an active neurosurgical practice. METHODS: The time of operative procedures, infection rates, revision rates, length of stay, and...
Current Status of the Use of Salvaged Blood in Metastatic Spine Tumour Surgery

Kumar N, Ravikumar , Tan JY, Akbary K, Patel RS, Kannan R

  • Neurospine.
  • 2018 Sep;15(3):206-215.
  • doi: 10.14245/ns.1836140.070
To review the current status of salvaged blood transfusion (SBT) in metastatic spine tumour surgery (MSTS), with regard to its safety and efficacy, contraindications, and adverse effects. We also aimed...
Diagnosing Pseudoarthrosis After Anterior Cervical Discectomy and Fusion

Lin W, Ha A, Boddapati , Yuan W, Riew KD

  • Neurospine.
  • 2018 Sep;15(3):194-205.
  • doi: 10.14245/ns.1836192.096
Radiographic confirmation of fusion after anterior cervical discectomy and fusion (ACDF) surgery is a critical aspect of determining surgical success. However, there is a lack of established diagnostic radiographic parameters...
History of Korean Spinal Neurosurgery Society

Kim DH, Lee SH, Choe WJ, Song GS

  • Neurospine.
  • 2018 Sep;15(3):189-193.
  • doi: 10.14245/ns.1836180.090
No abstract available.
Robot-Assisted Spine Surgery: A Solution for Aging Spine Surgeons

Ha Y

  • Neurospine.
  • 2018 Sep;15(3):187-188.
  • doi: 10.14245/ns.18edi.003
No abstract available.

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