Sung Gu Yi

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BACKGROUND This was a retrospective study of clinical and radiological results of cervical arthroplasty using the Bryan cervical disc prosthesis to evaluate the efficacy of arthroplasty in clinical applications. METHODS A total of 46 patients underwent arthroplasty of a single level using the Bryan disc prosthesis. Clinical outcome was assessed using the(More)
Smoking dependence is a complex trait that is significantly influenced by genetics, with an estimated heritability of 0.56. Previous genome-wide association meta-analysis revealed that rs6474412, located about 2.1 kb from the 5 0 end of CHRNB3, is significantly associated with the number of cigarettes smoked per day. 1 In addition, nominal associations of(More)
This is the first published report of a patient with Klippel-Feil syndrome treated with cervical arthroplasty. A 36-year-old man presented with posterior neck pain and myelopathic symptoms. A radiograph demonstrated congenital fusion of the vertebral bodies at C2-3, C4-5 and C5-6. On MRI, the spinal cord was compressed by a protruding cervical disc and bony(More)
Joint power rate allocation for minimum mean transmission delay in Adaptive tree search algorithm based on path metric ratio for MIMO systems, " IEICEPower allocation for distributed transmit diversity with feedback loop delay," IEEEQuasi-synchronous CDMA using properly scrambled Walsh codes as user-spreading sequences," Pilot overhead reduction in turbo(More)
BACKGROUND This report presents general information on herniated thoracic discs, their clinical manifestations as well as surgical treatment, and examines the differences in the surgical outcome based on disc characteristics. METHODS This study includes 33 thoracic discectomies in 29 patients with a ventrally situated herniated thoracic disc reaching to(More)
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