Tuan-jiang Liu

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Syringomyelia with coexisting intraspinal abnormities is thought to increase the risk of neurologic injury during surgical correction of the scoliosis. However, surgical treatment for intraspinal abnormities carries significant morbidity risks including worsening neurological function and wound complications. The authors’ aim in this study was to evaluate(More)
Several techniques have been introduced to manage irreducible atlantoaxial dislocation (IAAD). However, no study has reported the surgical method for the management of IAAD caused by odontoid fracture malunion. This study aimed to introduce a surgical method of transoral anterior release, odontoid partial resection, and reduction with sequential posterior(More)
We report a case of acute massive cerebellar infarction associated with craniocervical junction (CVJ) complex malformation in a 21-year-old male. Timely surgical intervention prevented the deterioration of his neurological status.
BACKGROUND Traditional discectomy surgery (TDS) provides good or excellent results in clinical surgical discectomy but may induce neural adhesion, spinal structural damage, instability, and other complications. The potential advantages of full-endoscopic (FE) procedures over standard TDS include less blood loss, less postoperative pain, shorter(More)
OBJECTIVE To report our experience treating os odontoideum with C1-C2 instability via C1-C2 screw-rod fixation and autograft fusion and to explore the clinical efficacy of such a treatment strategy. PATIENTS AND METHODS We retrospectively reviewed the medical records of patients who were diagnosed with os odontoideum with C1-C2 instability and treated by(More)
OBJECTIVE To investigate the diagnostic value of lumbar discography in discogenic low back pain and the effects of intervertebral fusion surgery. METHODS Forty-five cases with 101 discs underwent discography, 360 degree fusion manipulation were performed on 18 discography abnormal cases, 27 cases were treated conservatively. Discography, MRI and(More)