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Delirium After Spinal Surgery in Korean Population
Study Design. The incidence and risk factors of postoperative delirium were retrospectively examined in patients who had spine surgery for degenerative lumbar disease. Objective. The aim of thisExpand
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The Asian Federation of Osteoporosis Societies' call to action to improve the undertreatment of osteoporosis in Asia
Osteoporosis and its associated fractures lead to significant morbidity and mortality worldwide. Asia is not exempt, as it has been estimated that over 50% of all the hip fractures in the world willExpand
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In Vivo Evaluation of Plasmid DNA Encoding OP-1 Protein for Spine Fusion
Study Design. A posterolateral lumbar interbody arthrodesis animal model was selected to evaluate the percutaneous delivery of OP-1 plasmid DNA. Objective. To evaluate the feasibility of achievingExpand
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Proximal Junctional Kyphosis: Diagnosis, Pathogenesis, and Treatment
Proximal junctional kyphosis (PJK) is a common radiographic finding after long spinal fusion. A number of studies on the causes, risk factors, prevention, and treatment of PJK have been conducted.Expand
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The Effect of Zoledronic Acid on the Volume of the Fusion-Mass in Lumbar Spinal Fusion
Background Few studies have explored the effects of bisphosphonates on bony healing in patients undergoing spinal fusion surgery. Most previous studies used animal models and found thatExpand
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High level of interleukin-32 gamma in the joint of ankylosing spondylitis is associated with osteoblast differentiation
BackgoundThe formation of bony spurs and ankylosis is a key pathognomic feature in ankylosing spondylitis (AS) and results in functional impairment. The aim of this study was to investigate the roleExpand
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Quality of Life in Patients with Osteoporotic Vertebral Compression Fractures
Background This study aimed to evaluate quality of life (QOL) using the EuroQOL-5 dimensions (EQ-5D) index and to examine factors affecting QOL in patients with an osteoporotic vertebral compressionExpand
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Is It Possible to Increase the Clinical Effectiveness of the Fracture Risk Assessment Tool in Osteopenia Patients by Taking Into Account Bone Mineral Density Values?
The study aimed to investigate the effectiveness of the clinical use of the Fracture Risk Assessment Tool (FRAX(®)) developed by the World Health Organization identifying patients at risk ofExpand
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Analgesic Efficacy and Safety of Prolonged-Release Oxycodone/Naloxone in Korean Patients with Chronic Pain from Spinal Disorders
Background A prolonged-release formulation of oxycodone/naloxone has been shown to be effective in European populations for the management of chronic moderate to severe pain. However, no clinicalExpand
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Psychological Changes and Employment Outcomes After Kyphosis Correction in Patients With Ankylosing Spondylitis.
STUDY DESIGN A retrospective study. OBJECTIVE To evaluate the psychological changes and employment outcomes following corrective osteotomy in patients with ankylosing spondylitis (AS). SUMMARY OFExpand
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