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1. Osteoid Osteoma of Odontoid: Case Report and Literature Review

Ebrahim Ameri; Farshad Nikouei; Hassan Ghandhari; Saeed Sabbaghan; Behrooz Givehchian

Volume 7, Issue 6 , November 2019, , Pages 566-570

Abstract
  Osteoid osteoma (OO) is a small tumor of bone that affects the spine in 10% of the cases. The tumor has a tendency toneural arc, and the lumbar spine is the most common site of presentation. Lesions of the odontoid process are very rare.We presented the case of a 20-year-old man who had cervical pain ...  Read More

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2. Predictive Value of Computed Tomography Scan for Posterior Ligamentous Complex Injuries in Patients with Thoracolumbar Spinal Fractures

Babak Ganjeifar; Ehsan Keykhosravi; Gholamreza Bahadorkhan; Hossein Mashhadinezhad; Mohammad R. Ehsaei; Fariborz Samini; Masoud Pishjoo; Abdolreza Mahmoodi; Hamid Rezaei

Volume 7, Issue 4 , July 2019, , Pages 321-324

Abstract
  Background: Thoracolumbar spinal fractures include a range of injuries of various severities from simple apophysealfractures to neurological injury and complex fractures associated with vertebral dislocation. The treatment ofthoracolumbar fractures is challenging, especially due to the difficulty of ...  Read More

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3. Comparison of Postural Balance between Subgroups of Nonspecific Low-back Pain Patients Based on O’Sullivan Classification System and Normal Subjects during Lifting

Majid Shahbazi Moheb Seraj; javad Sarrafzadeh; Nader Maroufi; Ismail Ebrahimi Takamjani; Amir Ahmadi; Hossein Negahban

Volume 7, Issue 1 , January and February 2019, , Pages 52-60

Abstract
  Background: Balance disorder is one of the most-studied fields in low-back pain patients (LBP). However, there isinsufficient information regarding the effect of LBP subgrouping on postural control. The purpose of the present studywas to compare postural control between subgroups of chronic nonspecific ...  Read More

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4. The Ratio of Lumbar to Hip Motion during the Trunk Flexion in Patients with Mechanical Chronic Low Back Pain According to O’Sullivan Classification System: A Cross-sectional Study

Majid Shahbazi Moheb Seraj; javad Sarrafzadeh; Nader Maroufi; Ismail Ebrahimi Takamjani; Amir Ahmadi; Hossein Negahban

Volume 6, Issue 6 , November 2018, , Pages 560-569

Abstract
  Background: Static and dynamic postures of lumbopelvic in low back pain (LBP) are considered as two importantaspects of clinical assessment and management of LBP. Thus, the focus of the current study was to compare theposture and compensatory strategy of hip and lumbar region during trunk flexion between ...  Read More

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5. Clinical Outcomes after Microdiscectomy for Recurrent Lumbar Disk Herniation: A Single-Center Study

Hosein Mashhadinejad; Ebrahim Sarabi; Sara Mashhadinezhad; Babak Ganjeifar

Volume 6, Issue 5 , September 2018, , Pages 397-401

Abstract
  Background: Revision discectomy is the principal procedure for recurrent lumbar disk herniation (RLDH). The clinicaloutcomes after this procedure are as good as or slightly poorer than those produced by primary discectomy. In thisstudy, the clinical outcomes of patients treated with microsurgical discectomy ...  Read More

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6. The Role of Spinopelvic Parameters in Clinical Outcomes of Spinal Osteotomies in Patients with Sagittal Imbalance

Hasan Ghandhari; Maryam Ameri Mahabadi; Farshad Nikouei; Saeed Sabbaghan; Abouzar Azizi; Alireza Mirzaei; Behrooz Givehchian

Volume 6, Issue 4 , July 2018, , Pages 324-330

Abstract
  Background: Sagittal imbalance is known as the main radiographic driver of disability in adult spinal deformity (ASD).In this study, the association of radiological spinopelvic parameters and clinical outcomes was evaluated following thecorrective surgery of sagittal imbalance, in order to explore the ...  Read More

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7. Ethics; the Main License to Do Spinal Surgeries

Farzad Omidi-Kashani

Volume 6, Issue 4 , July 2018, , Pages 340-341

Abstract
  If we want to be honest, how many percent of our surgically treated patients are satisfied with our treatment? 50%, 70%, or 90%? How many percent of our spinal surgeries can restore normal anatomy to the patient? Is it enough to have an academic degree for carrying out spinal surgeries? Does having a ...  Read More

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8. Reliability and Validity of the Swiss Spinal Stenosis Questionnaire for Iranian Patients with Lumbar Spinal Stenosis

Afshin Ahmadzadeh Heshmati; Moghaddameh Mirzai

Volume 6, Issue 2 , March 2018, , Pages 119-123

Abstract
  Background: The purpose of this study was validation of the Persian translation of the Swiss Spinal StenosisQuestionnaire in order to be used by Iranian researchers.Methods: A total of 104 patients with spinal stenosis diagnosis, who were candidates for operative treatment wereentered into the study. ...  Read More

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9. Osteoporosis and the Management of Spinal Degenerative Disease (II)

Felix Tome-Bermejo; Angel R. Piñera; Luis Alvarez

Volume 5, Issue 6 , November 2017, , Pages 363-374

Abstract
  Osteoporosis has become a major medical problem as the aged population of the world rapidly grows. Osteoporosis predisposes patients to fracture, progressive spinal deformities, and stenosis, and is subject to be a major concern before performing spine surgery, especially with bone fusions and instrumentation. ...  Read More

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10. Osteoporosis and the Management of Spinal Degenerative Disease

Felix Tome-Bermejo; Angel Piñera; Luis Alvarez

Volume 5, Issue 5 , September 2017, , Pages 272-282

Abstract
  Osteoporosis has become a major medical problem as the aged population of the world rapidly grows. Osteoporosispredisposes patients to fracture, progressive spinal deformities, and stenosis, and is subject to be a major concernbefore performing spine surgery, especially with bone fusions and instrumentation. ...  Read More

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11. The Effect of Dynamic Hyperextension Brace on Osteoporosis and Hyperkyphosis Reduction in Postmenopausal Osteoporotic Women

Hooman Shariatzadeh; Bagher Saeed Modaghegh; Alireza Mirzaei

Volume 5, Issue 3 , May 2017, , Pages 181-185

Abstract
  Background: Osteoporosis and hyperkyphosis could impose a considerable financial and therapeutic burden on the affected society. Thus, new strategies to prevent or manage such complications are of significant importance. Here we evaluate the effect of ‘Dynamic Hyperextension Brace’ (DHB) ...  Read More