Focused Issue on Full-endoscopic Spine Surgery

Posted On 2019-07-02 03:10:31


This focused issue on “Full-endoscopic Spine Surgery” is edited by Dr. Hisashi Koga, from Department of Orthopaedics, Iwai Orthopaedic Medical Hospital, Tokyo, Japan; and Dr. Alf Giese, fromDepartment of Spine Surgery, OrthoCentrum Hamburg, Park-Klinik Manhagen, Hamburg, Germany.

Dr. Hisashi Koga was the Director of Iwai FESS Clinic, the head of Education and Training Center of Iwai Orthopaedic Medical Hospital (Tokyo, Japan). He obtained his MD in the University of the Ryukyu Faculty of Medicine (Okinawa, Japan) and PhD in the Graduate Medical School of Kumamoto University (Kumamoto, Japan). His research interest focuses on endoscopic spinal surgery and minimally invasive spinal surgery. He has authored 20 articles on his research field in recent 3 years. He also obtained research grant from Humboldt foundation.

Dr. Alf Giese obtained his MD and Habilitation at the University of Hamburg, Germany and was a postdoctoral research fellow at Barrow Neurological Institute, Phoenix, Arizona, USA. He was appointed Professor of Neurosurgery at the Medical School University of Göttingen and the University of Mainz, Germany. His research interest is minimally invasive surgery, spinal navigation, 3D planning and computer added simulation. He has authored more than 140 articles in peer reviewed journals and has obtained research grants of DFG, ETB and EraNet Programs of the EU.

Focused issue outline:

  1. Preface
    Hisashi Koga, Department of Orthopaedics, Iwai Orthopaedic Medical Hospital, Tokyo, Japan
  2. Editorial
    Alf Giese, Department of Spine Surgery, OrthoCentrum Hamburg, Park-Klinik Manhagen, Hamburg, Germany
  3. Cervical foraminotomy
    Juichi Tonosu, Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Kanto Rosai Hospital, Japan
  4. Treat of tumor by full-endoscopic spine surgery
    Albert Telfeian, Department of Neurosurgery, Rhode Island Hospital, Eddy Street, Providence, RI, USA
  5. Cervical endoscopic surgeryess
    Jian Shen, Clinical associate professor, Upstate Medical University, Mohawk Valley Orthopedics, Amsterdam, NY, USA
  6. Discectomy
    Junseok Bae, Department of Neurourgery, Spine Health Wooridul Hospital (Gangnam), Seoul, Korea
  7. Micro-anatomical structure of spine
    Hisaaki Uchikado, Uchikado Neuro-Spine Clinic, Fukuoka, Japan
  8. Infection and psoas muscle abscess debridement
    Ching Hsiao Yu, Orthopaedic specialist Department of Orthopaedic Surgery Taoyuan General Hospital National Taiwan University Hospital Taiwan
  9. Endoscopic transthoracis surgey or complications of FESS
  10. Mobile outside-in technique
    Hyeun-Sung Kim, Department of Neurosurgery, Nanoori Gangnam Hospital, Seoul, Korea
  11. Unilateral laminotomy for bilateral decompression
    Jwo-Luen Pao, Division of Spine Surgery, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Far Eastern Memorial Hospital, New Taipei City, Taiwan
  12. Unilateral laminotomy for bilateral decompression
    Christoph P. Hofstetter, Director of Spine Surgery, UWMC, Department of Neurological Surgery, University of Washington, Seattle, USA
  13. Biportal endoscopic spinal surgery
    Chang Myong Choi, Barun Spine Hospital, Yeoeudaebang-ro 1, Yeondeungpo-gu, Korea
  14. Failed back syndrome
    Hisashi Koga, Department of Orthopaedics, Iwai Orthopaedic Medical Hospital, Tokyo, Japan
  15. Adjacent segmental disease
    Hisashi Koga, Department of Orthopaedics, Iwai Orthopaedic Medical Hospital, Tokyo, Japan
  16. Interlaminar revison for lumbar recurrent disc herniation
    Keng-Chang Liu Director, Department of Orthopedics, Dalin Tzu Chi Hospital, Buddhist Tzu Chi Medical Foundation, Chiayi, Taiwan
  17. Treatment of lumbar foraminal stenosis
    Manabu Minami, Spinal Disorder Center, Fujieda Heisei Memorial Hospital, Fujieda, Shizuoka, Japan
  18. Edoscope assisted technic
    Toshiki Endo, Department of Neurosurgery, Kohnan Hospital, Sendai, Japan
  19. Endoscopic-assisted transpedicular corpectomy
    Alf Giese, Department of Spine Surgery, OrthoCentrum Hamburg, Park-Klinik Manhagen, Hamburg, Germany
  20. The evolution of interlaminar endoscopic spine surgery
    Jin-Sung Kim, Department of Neurosurgery, The Catholic University of Korea, Seoul St. Mary’s Hospital, Seoul, Korea
  21. Navigation assisted full-endoscopic spine surgery
    Yasushi Shin, Department of Neurosurgery, Osaka Police Hospital, Osaka, Japan
  22. Future directions-development of technology
    Hisashi Koga, Department of Orthopaedics, Iwai Orthopaedic Medical Hospital, Tokyo, Japan