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A Comparison of Bone-Patellar Tendon-Bone and Bone-Hamstring Tendon-Bone Autografts for Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction
Background Most of the previous comparative studies between patellar tendon and hamstring tendon anterior cruciate ligament grafts compared grafts of different constructs fixed with differentExpand
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Hyperostotic Lumbar Spinal Stenosis: A Review of 12 Surgically Treated Cases with Roentgenographic Survey of Ossification of the Yellow Ligament at the Lumbar Spine
Although there Is considerable literature concerning ossification of the posterior longitudinal ligament or the ligamentous flava (OPLL or OYL) In the cervical and thoracic spine, there are only aExpand
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MRI-negative rotator cuff tears.
We report two cases of rotator cuff tear in which the T(2)-weighted MRI signal was negative at the first examination, but positive by the second examination without any changes in symptoms. ManyExpand
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Malpositioned spinal instrument as a possible cause of superficial siderosis
Study design:Case report.Objective:To report a patient with superficial siderosis as a complication after posterior fixation surgery for odontoid fracture.Setting:Department of Neurosurgery, HokkaidoExpand
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Traumatic spinal-cord herniation associated with pseudomeningocele after lower-thoracic nerve-root avulsion
Background:Traumatic spinal-cord herniation after nerve root avulsion is rare. We report on the first patient with spinal-cord herniation associated with pseudomeningocele in the lower conusExpand
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Gait Variability before Surgery and at Discharge in Patients Who Undergo Total Knee Arthroplasty: A Cohort Study
This study aimed to determine gait ability at hospital discharge in patients undergoing total knee arthroplasty (TKA) as an indicator of the risk of falling. Fifty-seven patients undergoing primaryExpand
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Ultra-early MRI showing no abnormality in a fall victim presenting with tetraparesis
Study design:Case report.Setting:Department of Neurosurgery, Sapporo Azabu Neurosurgical Hospital and Department of Neurosurgery, Hokkaido University Graduate School of Medicine, Sapporo, Japan.CaseExpand
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Traumatic Anterior Atlantoaxial Subluxation Occurring in a Professional Rugby Athlete: Case Report and Review of Literature Related to Atlantoaxial Injuries in Sports Activities
Study Design. This is a case report of traumatic anterior atlantoaxial subluxation occurring in a professional rugby athlete with a literature review. Objective. To report a rare case of traumaticExpand
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Pseudoaneurysm of Lumbar Artery following a Vertebral Biopsy: A Case Report
A 74-year-old man developed a severe low back pain and a fever. In the initial examinations, a collapse of the L5 anterosuperior vertebral body and narrowing of the L4/5 disc space were identified onExpand
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RARE INTRAMEDULLARY TANDEM LESION ON MRI DUE TO SPINAL ARTERIOVENOUS FISTULA
Spinal dural arteriovenous fistula (SDAVF) rarely presents as multiple signal-hyperintense intramedullary lesions on T2-weighted imaging, a finding more commonly seen in multiple neoplastic diseasesExpand
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