Hyeong-Ki Shim

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BACKGROUND Concerns have been raised regarding residual symptoms of caudal segment (L5-S1) degeneration that may affect clinical outcomes or require additional surgery after isolated L4-5 fusion, especially if there is pre-existing L5-S1 degeneration. This study aimed to evaluate the L5-S1 segment after minimally invasive lumbar interbody fusion at the L4-5(More)
OBJECTIVE Sacral insufficiency fracture (SIF) contributes to severe low back pain. Prolonged immobilization resulting from SIF can cause significant complications in the elderly. Sacroplasty, a treatment similar to vertebroplasty, has recently been introduced for providing pain relief in SIF. The purpose of this study is to investigate the clinical(More)
OBJECTIVE Percutaneous endoscopic lumbar discectomy (PELD) with remarkable advancements has led to successful results comparable to open discectomy. However, its application in herniated disc (HD) with migration is still challenging and technically demanding. The purpose of this study is to propose various strategies for PELD according to HD with migration.(More)
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