Kiyoshi Aono

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STUDY DESIGN A 12-year prospective study of pre-existing and de novo degenerative lumbar scoliosis (DLS) among community-based female volunteers. OBJECTIVE To investigate serial entire spine radiographs of healthy female volunteers and to clarify radiographical characteristics and predictors of pre-existing and de novo DLS. SUMMARY OF BACKGROUND DATA(More)
STUDY DESIGN Prospective study of community-based female volunteers. OBJECTIVE To investigate the incidence of newly developed degenerative spondylolisthesis (DS) among those without baseline deformity, and to clarify radiographic characteristics and predictors of DS. SUMMARY OF BACKGROUND DATA There has been limited number of prospective studies of DS.(More)
STUDY DESIGN A retrospective, consecutive case series. OBJECTIVE To determine the risk factors that have a significant correlation with the severity of neurologic impairment in thoracolumbar and lumbar burst fractures. SUMMARY OF BACKGROUND DATA The correlation between spinal canal stenosis due to bony fragments and the severity of neurologic deficits(More)
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