Yong Ahn
(척추센터) 신경외과 Neurosurgery Yong Ahn Favorite Doctor
  • SpecialtyLumbar disc disease‚ Cervical disc disease‚ Spinal stenosis‚ Endoscopic spine surgery
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Lumbar disc disease‚ Cervical disc disease‚ Spinal stenosis‚ Endoscopic spine surgery

1985~1991 서울의대 졸업
1995~2000 서울의대 의학 석사
2000~2009 서울의대 의학 박사
1992~1996 서울대병원 신경외과 전공의
1996 신경외과 전문의
2009~2010 대구우리들 병원장
2013~2014 청담우리들 병원장
2015~2016 강남나누리병원 진료원장
대한 최소침습척추외과학회 상임이사
대한병원협회 이사
세계 3대 인명사전 등재
Biomed Research Internation 편집위원
European Spine Journal 편집위원
World Journal of Orthopedics 편집위원
Journal of Minimally Invasive Orthopedics 편집위원
BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 논문심사위원
국내 최초 "경피적내시경을 이용한 신경구멍확장술" 개발
-전 세계 27개국에 기술 보급
Yong Ahn
2019 Ahn Y. Devices for minimally-invasive microdiscectomy: current status and future prospects. Expert Rev Med Devices. 2019 Dec 23. doi: 10.1080/17434440.2020.1708189. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 31865755.
2019 Lin GX, Kotheeranurak V, Mahatthanatrakul A, Ruetten S, Yeung A, Lee SH, Ahn Y, Kim HS, Hofstetter C, Lee JH, Choi KC, Lewandrowski KU, Kim JS. Worldwide research productivity in the field of full-endoscopic spine surgery: a bibliometric study. Eur Spine J. 2019 Oct 23. doi: 10.1007/s00586-019-06171-2. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 31642995.
2019 Ahn Y. Current techniques of endoscopic decompression in spine surgery. Ann Transl Med. 2019 Sep;7(Suppl 5):S169. doi: 10.21037/atm.2019.07.98. Review. PubMed PMID: 31624735; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC6778275.
2019 Ahn Y, Keum HJ, Son S. Percutaneous Endoscopic Lumbar Foraminotomy for Foraminal Stenosis with Postlaminectomy Syndrome in Geriatric Patients. World Neurosurg. 2019 Oct;130:e1070-e1076. doi: 10.1016/j.wneu.2019.07.087. Epub 2019 Jul 16. PubMed PMID: 31323406.
2019 Ahn Y, Lee SG, Son S, Keum HJ. Transforaminal Endoscopic Lumbar Discectomy Versus Open Lumbar Microdiscectomy: A Comparative Cohort Study with a 5-Year Follow-Up. Pain Physician. 2019 May;22(3):295-304. PubMed PMID: 31151337.
2019 Ahn Y, Keum HJ, Shin SH, Choi JJ. Laser-assisted endoscopic lumbar foraminotomy for failed back surgery syndrome in elderly patients. Lasers Med Sci. 2019 May 17. doi: 10.1007/s10103-019-02803-7. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 31102002.
2019 Ahn Y, Youn MS, Heo DH. Endoscopic transforaminal lumbar interbody fusion: a comprehensive review. Expert Rev Med Devices. 2019 May;16(5):373-380. doi: 10.1080/17434440.2019.1610388. Epub 2019 May 2. Review. PubMed PMID: 31044627.
2019 Ahn Y, Keum HJ, Lee SG, Lee SW. Transforaminal Endoscopic Decompression for Lumbar Lateral Recess Stenosis: An Advanced Surgical Technique and Clinical Outcomes. World Neurosurg. 2019 May;125:e916-e924. doi: 10.1016/j.wneu.2019.01.209. Epub 2019 Feb 11. PubMed PMID: 30763754.
2019 Ahn Y. Endoscopic spine discectomy: indications and outcomes. Int Orthop. 2019 Apr;43(4):909-916. doi: 10.1007/s00264-018-04283-w. Epub 2019 Jan 5. Review. PubMed PMID: 30612170.
2018 Son S, Kim WK, Lee SG, Ahn Y. Long-Term Outcomes After Microscopic Anterior Cervical Foraminotomy with a Minimum 10-Year Follow-Up. World Neurosurg. 2019 Feb;122:e67-e80. doi: 10.1016/j.wneu.2018.09.049. Epub 2018 Sep 18. PubMed PMID: 30240855.
2018 1. Ahn Y, Lee U, Kim WK, Keum HJ. Five-year outcomes and predictive factors of transforaminal full-endoscopic lumbar discectomy. Medicine (Baltimore). 2018 Nov;97(48):e13454. doi: 10.1097/MD.0000000000013454. PubMed PMID: 30508966; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC6283221.
2018 2. Son S, Kim WK, Lee SG, Ahn Y. Long-Term Outcomes After Microscopic Anterior Cervical Foraminotomy with a Minimum 10-Year Follow-Up. World Neurosurg. 2018 Sep 18. pii: S1878-8750(18)32095-3. doi: 10.1016/j.wneu.2018.09.049. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 30240855.
2018 3. Ahn Y, Lee U, Lee YJ, Keum HJ. Laser-Assisted Microdiscectomy for Far Lateral Lumbar Disc Herniation at the L5-S1 Level. Photomed Laser Surg. 2018 Oct;36(10):555-561. doi: 10.1089/pho.2018.4497. Epub 2018 Sep 21. PubMed PMID: 30239265.
2018 4. Jeong TS, Lee SG, Kim WK, Ahn Y, Son S. Predictive Values of Magnetic Resonance Imaging Features for Tracheostomy in Traumatic Cervical Spinal Cord Injury. J Korean Neurosurg Soc. 2018 Sep;61(5):582-591. doi: 10.3340/jkns.2017.0222. Epub 2018 Aug 31. PubMed PMID: 30196655; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC6129756.
2018 5. Son S, Lee SG, Kim WK, Ahn Y. Advantages of a Microsurgical Translaminar Approach (Keyhole Laminotomy) for Upper Lumbar Disc Herniation. World Neurosurg. 2018 Nov;119:e16-e22. doi: 10.1016/j.wneu.2018.06.004. Epub 2018 Jun 12. PubMed PMID: 29902597.
2018 6. Ahn Y, Lee U. Use of lasers in minimally invasive spine surgery. Expert Rev Med Devices. 2018 Jun;15(6):423-433. doi: 10.1080/17434440.2018.1483236. Epub 2018 Jun 11. Review. PubMed PMID: 29855205.
2018 7. Jeon JY, Jeong YM, Lee SW, Kim JH, Choi HY, Ahn Y. The Termination Level of the Dural Sac Relevant to Caudal Epidural Block in Lumbosacral Transitional Vertebrae: A Comparison between Sacralization and Lumbarization Groups. Pain Physician. 2018 Jan;21(1):73-82. PubMed PMID: 29357336.
2018 8. Ahn Y, Jeong TS, Lim T, Jeon JY. Grading system for migrated lumbar disc herniation on sagittal magnetic resonance imaging: an agreement study. Neuroradiology. 2018 Jan;60(1):101-107. doi: 10.1007/s00234-017-1943-7. Epub 2017 Oct 31. PubMed PMID: 29085963.
2017 1. Ahn Y, Jeong TS, Lim T, Jeon JY. Grading system for migrated lumbar disc herniation on sagittal magnetic resonance imaging: an agreement study. Neuroradiology. Epub 2017 Oct 31. PubMed PMID: 29085963. (SCI, 원저, 1저자)
2017 2. Ahn Y, Kim WK, Son S, Lee SG, Jeong YM, Im T. Radiographic Assessment on Magnetic Resonance Imaging after Percutaneous Endoscopic Lumbar Foraminotomy. Neurol Med Chir (Tokyo). 2017 Oct 19. doi: 10.2176/nmc.oa.2016-0249. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 29046504. (SCIE, 원저, 1저자)
2017 3. Jeong TS, Ahn Y, Lee SG, Kim WK, Son S, Kwon JH. Correlation between MRI Grading System and Surgical Findings for Lumbar Foraminal Stenosis. J Korean Neurosurg Soc. 2017 Jul;60(4):465-470. doi: 10.3340/jkns.2016.1010.004. Epub 2017 Jul 31. PubMed PMID: 28689396; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5544375. (SCIE, 원저, 교신저자)
2016 1. Ahn Y, Jang IT, Kim WK. Transforaminal percutaneous endoscopic lumbar discectomy for very high-grade migrated disc herniation. Clin Neurol Neurosurg. 2016 May 17;147:11-17.
2016 2. Ahn Y. Percutaneous endoscopic cervical discectomy using working channel endoscopes. Expert Rev Med Devices. 2016 Jun;13(6):601-10. doi: 10.1080/17434440.2016.1180245. Epub 2016 Apr 27.
2014 1. Ahn Y. Percutaneous endoscopic decompression for lumbar spinal stenosis. Expert Rev Med Devices. 2014 Nov;11(6):605-16. (SCIE, 제1저자, 단독저자, Review article)
2014 2. Ahn Y, Oh HK, Kim H, Lee SH, Lee HN. Percutaneous Endoscopic Lumbar Foraminotomy: An Advanced Surgical Technique and Clinical Outcomes. Neurosurgery. 2014 Aug;75(2):124-33. (SCI, 제1저자, Original article)
2014 3. Choi KC, Kim JS, Shim HK, Ahn Y, Lee SH. Changes in the adjacent segment 10 years after anterior lumbar interbody fusion for low-grade isthmic spondylolisthesis. Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2014 Jun;472(6):1845-54. (SCI, 제4저자, original article)
2013 1. Choi KC, Kim JS, Ryu KS, Kang BU, Ahn Y, Lee SH. Percutaneous endoscopic lumbar discectomy for L5-S1 disc herniation: transforaminal versus interlaminar approach. Pain Physician. 2013 Nov-Dec;16(6):547-56. (SCIE, 제5저자, Original article)
2013 2. Ahn Y, Kim CH, Lee JH, Lee SH, Kim JS. Radiation exposure to the surgeon during percutaneous endoscopic lumbar discectomy: a prospective study. Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2013 Apr 1;38(7):617-25. (SCI, 제1저자, Original article)
2012 1. Choi KC, Ahn Y, Kang BU, Ahn ST, Lee SH. Motor palsy after posterior cervical foraminotomy: anatomical consideration. World Neurosurg. 2013 Feb;79(2):405.e1-4. (SCIE, 교신저자, Original article)
2012 2. Ahn Y, Moon KS, Kang BU, Hur SM, Kim JD. Laser-assisted posterior cervical foraminotomy and discectomy for lateral and foraminal cervical disc herniation. Photomed Laser Surg. 2012 Sep;30(9):510-5. (SCIE, 제1저자, Original article)
2012 3. Ahn Y. Transforaminal percutaneous endoscopic lumbar discectomy: technical tips to prevent complications. Expert Rev Med Devices. 2012 Jul;9(4):361-6. (SCIE, 제1저자, 단독저자, Review article)
2012 4. Ahn Y, Lee SH. Postoperative spondylodiscitis following transforaminal percutaneous endoscopic lumbar discectomy: clinical characteristics and preventive strategies. Br J Neurosurg. 2012 Aug;26(4):482-6. (SCIE, 제1저자, Original article)
2011 1. Choi KC, Ahn Y, Kang BU, Jang JH, Kim KK, Shin YH, Choi JO, Lee SH. Failed anterior lumbar interbody fusion due to incomplete foraminal decompression. Acta Neurochir (Wien). 2011 Mar;153(3):567-74. (SCI, 교신저자, Original article)
2011 2. Ahn Y, Lee SH. Vertebroplasty for adjacent vertebral fracture following lumbar interbody fusion. Br J Neurosurg. 2011 Feb;25(1):104-8. (SCIE, 제1저자, Original article)
2011 3. Hong SW, Choi KY, Ahn Y, Baek OK, Wang JC, Lee SH, Lee HY. A comparison of unilateral and bilateral laminotomies for decompression of L4-L5 spinal stenosis. Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2011 Feb 1;36(3):E172-8. (SCI, 제3저자, Original article)
2011 4. Ahn Y, Lee HY, Lee SH, Lee JH. Dural tears in percutaneous endoscopic lumbar discectomy. Eur Spine J. 2011 Jan;20(1):58-64. (SCIE, 제1저자, Original article)
2010 1. Lee SH, Kang HS, Choi G, Kong BJ, Ahn Y, Kim JS, Lee HY. Foraminoplastic ventral epidural approach for removal of extruded herniated fragment at the L5-S1 level. Neurol Med Chir (Tokyo). 2010;50(12):1074-8. (SCIE, 제5저자, Original article)
2010 2. Ahn Y, Lee SH. Outcome predictors of percutaneous endoscopic lumbar discectomy and thermal annuloplasty for discogenic low back pain. Acta Neurochir (Wien). 2010 Oct;152(10):1695-702. (SCI, 제1저자, Original article)
2010 3. Ahn Y, Lee SH. Iatrogenic sacroiliac joint syndrome after percutaneous pedicle screw fixation at the L5-S1 level: case report. Neurosurgery. 2010 Sep;67(3):E865-6. (SCI, 제1저자, Case report)
2010 4. Kang BU, Lee SH, Ahn Y, Choi WC, Choi YG.. Surgical site infection in spinal surgery: detection and management based on serial C-reactive protein measurements. J Neurosurg Spine. 2010 Aug;13(2):158-64. (SCIE, 제3저자, Original article)
2009 1. Ahn TJ, Lee SH, Choi G, Ahn Y, Liu WC, Kim HJ, Lee HY. Effect of intervertebral disk degeneration on spinal stenosis during magnetic resonance imaging with axial loading. Neurol Med Chir (Tokyo). 2009 Jun;49(6):242-7. (SCIE, 교신저자, Original article)
2009 2. Ahn Y, Kim JU, Lee BH, Lee SH, Park JD, Hong DH, Lee JH. Postoperative retroperitoneal hematoma following transforaminal percutaneous endoscopic lumbar discectomy. J Neurosurg Spine. 2009 Jun;10(6):595-602. (SCIE, 제1저자, Original article)
2009 3. Lee DH, Ahn Y, Kim SU, Wang KC, Cho BK, Phi JH, Park IH, Black PM, Carroll RS, Lee J, Kim SK. Targeting rat brainstem glioma using human neural stem cells and human mesenchymal stem cells. Clin Cancer Res. 2009 Aug 1;15(15):4925-34. (SCI, 공동제1저자, Original article)
2009 4. Lee DY, Shim CS, Ahn Y, Choi YG, Kim HJ, Lee SH. Comparison of percutaneous endoscopic lumbar discectomy and open lumbar microdiscectomy for recurrent disc herniation. J Korean Neurosurg Soc. 2009 Dec;46(6):515-21. (SCIE, 제3저자, Original article)
2008 1. Lee SH, Ahn Y, Lee JH. Laser-assisted anterior cervical corpectomy versus posterior laminoplasty for cervical myelopathic patients with multilevel ossification of the posterior longitudinal ligament. Photomed Laser Surg. 2008 Apr;26(2):119-27. (SCIE, 제2저자, Original article)
2008 2. Ahn Y, Lee JH, Lee HY, Lee SH, Keem SH. Predictive factors for subsequent vertebral fracture after percutaneous vertebroplasty. J Neurosurg Spine. 2008 Aug;9(2): 129-36. (SCIE, 제1저자, Original article)
2007 1. Kim JM, Lee SH, Ahn Y, Yoon DH, Lee CD, Lim ST. Recurrence after successful percutaneous endoscopic lumbar discectomy. Minim Invasive Neurosurg. 2007 Apr;50(2):82-5. (SCIE, 교신저자, Original article)
2007 2. Shim CS, Lee SH, Shin HD, Kang HS, Choi WC, Jung B, Choi G, Ahn Y, Lee S, Lee HY. CHARITE versus ProDisc: a comparative study of a minimum 3-year follow-up. Spine. 2007 Apr 20;32(9):1012-8. (SCI, 제8저자, Original article)
2006 1. Lee DY, Ahn Y, Lee SH. The influence of facet tropism on herniation of the lumbar disc in adolescents and adults. J Bone Joint Surg Br. 2006 Apr;88(4):520-3. (SCIE, 교신저자, Original article)
2006 2. Ahn Y, Cho BK, Kim SK, Chung YN, Lee CS, Kim IH, Yang SW, Kim HS, Kim HJ, Jung HW, Wang KC. Optic pathway glioma: outcome and prognostic factors in a surgical series. Childs Nerv Syst. 2006 Sep;22(9):1136-42. Epub 2006 Apr 21. (SCI, 제1저자, Original article)
2006 3. Chang SB, Lee SH, Ahn Y, Kim JM. Risk Factor for Unsatisfactory Outcome After Lumbar Foraminal and Far Lateral Microdecompression. Spine. 2006 May 1;31(10):1163-1167. (SCI, 제3저자, Original article)
2006 4. Lee SH, Uk Kang B, Ahn Y, Choi G, Choi YG, Up Ahn K, Shin SW, Kang HY. Operative Failure of Percutaneous Endoscopic Lumbar Discectomy: A Radiologic Analysis of 55 Cases. Spine. 2006 May 1;31(10):E285-E290. (SCI, 제3저자, Original article)
2006 5. Lee SH, Ahn Y, Choi WC, Bhanot A, Shin SW. Immediate pain improvement is a useful predictor of long-term favorable outcome after percutaneous laser disc decompression for cervical disc herniation. Photomed Laser Surg. 2006 Aug;24(4):508-13. (SCIE, 교신저자, Original article)
2006 6. Lee SH, Chung SE, Ahn Y, Kim TH, Park JY, Shin SW. Comparative radiologic evaluation of percutaneous endoscopic lumbar discectomy and open microdiscectomy: a matched cohort analysis. Mt Sinai J Med. 2006 Sep;73(5):795-801. (SCIE?, 교신저자, Original article)
2006 7. Lee DY, Ahn Y, Lee SH. Percutaneous endoscopic lumbar discectomy for adolescent lumbar disc herniation: surgical outcomes in 46 consecutive patients. Mt Sinai J Med. 2006 Oct;73(6):864-70. (SCIE?, 교신저자, Original article)
2005 1. Ahn Y, Lee SH, Chung SE, Park HS, Shin SW. Percutaneous endoscopic cervical discectomy for discogenic cervical headache due to soft disc herniation. Neuroradiology. 2005 Dec;47(12):924-30. (SCI, 제1저자, Original article)
2005 2. Ahn Y, Lee SH, Shin SW. Percutaneous endoscopic cervical discectomy: clinical outcome and radiographic changes. Photomed Laser Surg. 2005 Aug;23(4):362-8. (SCIE, 제1저자, Original article)
2004 1. Ahn Y, Lee SH, Lee SC, Shin SW, Chung SE. Factors predicting excellent outcome of percutaneous cervical discectomy: analysis of 111 consecutive cases. Neuroradiology. 2004 May;46(5):378-84. (SCI, 제1저자, Original article)
2004 2. Ahn Y, Lee SH, Park WM, Lee HY, Shin SW, Kang HY. Percutaneous endoscopic lumbar discectomy for recurrent disc herniation: Surgical technique, outcome, and prognostic factors of 43 consecutive cases. Spine. 2004 Aug 15;29(16):E326-32. (SCI, 제1저자, Original article)
2004 3. Lee HY, Lee SH, Ahn Y, Kim DY, Shin SW. Percutaneous ventral decompression of degenerative lumbar spondylolisthesis in elderly and medically compromised patients. Neurosurgery. 2004 Aug;55(2):435. (SCI, 제3저자, Technical case report)
2003 1. Ahn Y, Lee SH, Park WM, Lee HY. Posterolateral percutaneous endoscopic lumbar foraminotomy for L5-S1 foraminal or lateral exit zone stenosis. Technical note. J Neurosurg (Spine). 2003 Oct;99(3):320-3. (SCI, 제1저자, Technical note)
2000 1. Ahn Y, Cho BK, Wang KC. Bobble-head doll syndrome associated with subduroperitoneal shunt malfunction. Childs Nerv Syst. 1997 Apr;13(4):234-7. (SCI, 제1저자, case report)
2000 2. Kim SK, Wang KC, Kim DG, Paek SH, Chung HT, Han MH, Ahn Y, Cho BK. Clinical feature and outcome of pediatric cerebrovascular disease: a neurosurgical series. Childs Nerv Syst. 2000 Jul;16(7):421-8. (SCI, 제7저자, Original article)