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A predictive scoring system for proximal junctional kyphosis after posterior internal fixation in elderly patients with chronic osteoporotic vertebral fracture: A single-center diagnostic study

Objectives and methods The medical records of 88 patients with persistent osteoporotic vertebral fractures in our hospital from January 2013 to December 2017 were retrospectively reviewed, indicating the development of a predictive scoring system for proximal junctional kyphosis after posterior internal fixation. According to whether they suffered PJK after surgery, the PJK group and non-PJK group were divided into two groups, namely, the PJK group and the non-PJK group. Conclusion and the validation procedure were confirmed with sensitivity and specificity in predicting PJK among elderly COVF patients, based on posterior internal fixation. Patients with a score of 6/10U201311 are at a risk of postoperative PJK in patients with a score of 6u201311, a high risk of PJK in patients with a score of 6u201311 is high, although the average of 0u20135 is poor.

Source link: https://doi.org/10.3389/fendo.2022.923778


Proximal Junctional Kyphosis in Adult Spinal Deformity: Definition, Classification, Risk Factors, and Prevention Strategies

Proximal junctional disorders are among the potential risks of adult spinal deformity surgery and are connected with increased morbidity and higher rates of revision surgery. proximal junctional kyphosis to proximal junctional achiness may be among the many manifestations of proximal junctional dysfunction. Patients with ASD need preventive measures based on an investigation of the modifiable factors that may increase the risk of PJK.

Source link: https://doi.org/10.31616/asj.2020.0574


Rapid measurement of thoracolumbar kyphosis with the integrated inclinometer of a smartphone: a validity and reliability study

Abstract The aim of this research was to determine the accuracy, reliability, and time requirements of two methods for measuring thoracolumbar kyphosis: a conventional method using a photo storage and communication device, and this new one using the built-inclinometer of a smartphone. The mean values of four repeated measurements of thoracolumbar kyphosis between these two methods were 0. 997, indicating that the two methods were highly related. The intraclass correlation coefficients of four repeated measurements of thoracolumbar kyphosis between these two methods were 0. 997, showing that the two methods were highly correlated. Both measurements of thoracolumbar kyphosis were extremely good, according to the ICC findings, and the novel smartphone method's inter- and intra-observer reliability were both excellent. In summary, this latest method using a smartphone's built-in inclinometer is quick, simple, accurate, and accurate when determining thoracolumbar kyphosis in osteoporotic vertebral compression fracture patients.

Source link: https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-022-12690-8


The kyphosis–lordosis difference parameter and its utility in understanding the pathogenesis of adolescent idiopathic scoliosis

Objectives The connection of sagittal spinal structure in adolescent idiopathic scoliosis is understood. What is not certain is the connection between those without scoliosis and the possibility of AIS development, including the increased prevalence in females. KL's difference was calculated for 117 males and 79 females over seven years, with 831 measures made. The KL difference when comparing to previously published data regarding the true, de-rotated, sagittal shape of the scoliotic spine's sagittal curve has value in identifying the female predominance in AIS prevalence.

Source link: https://doi.org/10.1186/s13104-022-06067-3


Comparison of the Efficiency of Two Taping Techniques in Reducing Thoracic Kyphosis among Girls Aged 18-30 Years

Vertebral column taping seems to be one of the most effective ways to treat kyphosis. The aim of this research was to investigate and compare the results of two tapping techniques in lowering the risk of kyphosis in girls aged 18 to 30 years. Viu2013 shaped tape: The tape was applied to both sides of the anterior of acromioclavicular joint and then to the spinous process of T6 vertebra. T1 tape was applied to the patient's body in a standing and straight state, and then a longitudinal tape was applied from T1 to the deepest lumbar lordosis region. In the case of the V-shaped tape 48 hours after taping, the findings reveal a significant decrease in the degree of kyphosis. It seems that the I-shaped tape position on the spine of spinal erectors makes it more efficient.

Source link: https://doi.org/10.30476/JRSR.2019.44738


Genomic regions associated with kyphosis in swine

In swine herds, a back curvature defect similar to kyphosis in humans has been noted. Results Single nucleotide polymorphism experiments in a Duroc-Landrace-Yorkshire resource population of swine showed regions of involvement with this trait on 15 chromosomes. In an F2 population and the USMARC resource herd with kyphosis scores, 16 candidate genes were genotyped in 16 candidate genes. SNPs in KCNN2 on SSC2 were strongly associated with kyphosis in the resource population of swine. On SSC1, CER1 and CDH7 on SSC1, HOXC6 and HOXC8 on SSC1, ADAMTS18 on SSC1, HOXC6 and HOXC8 on SSC1, ADAMTS18 on SSC6, and SOX19 on SSC8 are strongly associated with the kyphosis trait of swine e kine HOXC8 on SSC1, HOXC6 and KOXC6 and CDH7 and CDH7 on SSC1, &C6 and CDH7 on SSC6 and HOXC6 and XC6 and HOXC6 and HOXC8 on SSC6 and HOXC8 on SSC6 and e t SSC12 HOXC8 on SSC6 and tue skh7 tin the HOXC6 and HOXC8 on SSC6 and HOXC8 on SSC6 and HOXC8 on SSC6 and HOXC8 Conclusions These results reveal that this kyphosis trait can be affected by many loci, and that they can vary by region.

Source link: https://doi.org/10.1186/1471-2156-11-112


Impact of cervical sagittal parameters on axial neck pain in patients with cervical kyphosis

Abstract Background: Cervical sagittal alignment is closely related to cervical disk degeneration and spinal function, especially in the case of cervical kyphosis. We looked at the effects of cervical sagittal conditions on the formation of axial neck pain in patients with CK. Methods The retrospective analysis of 263 patients with CK who visited the outpatient department of our hospital between January 2012 and December 2018 was retrospective. Patients who complained of ANP were classified as an ANP group, while those without ANP were categorized as a non-ANP group. The ANP's T1 slope and C2-7 SVA were much higher than those in the non-ANP group. Conclusions The results indicate that cervical sagittal conditions had a significant influence on the occurrence of ANP in patients with CK. Neck pain can be exacerbated by the slope of Greater T1 and a larger C2-7 SVA.

Source link: https://doi.org/10.1186/s13018-020-01909-x


Unmatched rod contouring at the proximal end predisposes to occurrence of junctional kyphosis in early-onset scoliosis patients undergoing traditional growing rods treatment

After conventional growing rods therapy, a patient's onset scoliosis patients with proximal junctional kyphosis was found at the proximal end of unmatched rod contouring at the proximal end. Methods The retrospective review of a series of EOS patients who had received TGR therapy was retrospectively reviewed. The angle between the two supradjacent vertebra's endplate of the UIV and the cephalad endplate of the second supradjacent vertebra above the UIV was defined as the angle between the endplate of the UIV and the cephalad endplate of the second supradjacent vertebra above the UIV's cephalad endplate of the second vertebra caudal endplate and the UIV's cephalad endplate of the angle of proximal rod contouring of angular endplate of the UIV's and the UIV's and the lateral endplate of the UIV's and the second suprad e the UIV's of the angle of the UIV's and the second vertebra's of the second vertebra'sudal endplate of the second vertebra above the UIV's and the second vertebra above the UIV's, and the second supradal endplate of the second vertebra above the second vertebra's, and the second vertebra of the o of the second vertebra's of the percentage of patients with unmatched proximal rod contouring in the PJK group was much higher than that in the non-PJK group. Conclusion Approximately 18% of EOS patients experienced PJK after TGR therapy.

Source link: https://doi.org/10.1186/s12891-022-05564-7


Kyphosis – A risk factor for positioning brachial plexopathy during spinal surgeries

The aim of this research was to determine the difference in transcranial electric motor-evoked potentials in patients with scoliotic trunk shapes, resulting in lower limbs and lower limbs and occurrences of postoperative brachial plexopathy in patients with kyphotic and scoliotic trunk shapes. Eight of them had a kyphotic trunk deformity, and the majority of the 53 patients had a scoliotic trunk deformity. Results: Four out of eight patients from the kyphotic group experienced significant decreases in TCEMEP amplitude in one or both arms, and only 2 out of 53 patients from the scoliotic group saw significant differences, demonstrating substantial statistical difference. Both of them were from the kyphotic group, and two out of eight patients with TceMEP amplitude decreases suffered from transitory postoperative brachial plexopathy.

Source link: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.aott.2019.02.002


Thoracic kyphosis is now uncommon amongst children and adolescents with cystic fibrosis

Historically, thoracic kyphosis has been thought to be common among cystic fibrosis patients. A retrospective cross sectional investigation was conducted in a regional cystic fibrosis unit in order to determine the prevalence of the disease amongst children with cystic fibrosis in the early C21st and to identify factors that could be contributing to its formation. Using an alternative Cobb Method, Thoracic kyphosis was determined from lateral chest x-ray. With thoracic kyphosis present in just 2 studies, Cobb angles measured was from 5. 4 to 44. 3 degrees. There was no correlation between age and thoracic kyphosis, but there was a strong correlation between lung function and thoracic kyphosis. The prevalence of thoracic kyphosis is less amongst children with cystic fibrosis than previously reported. Studies of older populations may help to investigate increasing thoracic kyphosis in people with cystic fibrosis.

Source link: https://doi.org/10.3389/fped.2014.00011

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