Minimally Invasive Spine surgery (XLIF,OLIF,MISTLIF and ALIF)
MIS deformity correction
Artificial Disc Replacement in Lumbar & Cervical Regions
Member of International Spine Society
Active International member of SOLAS (Society of Lateral Access Surgery)
Member of NASS(North American Spine Society)
Researches & Publications
1: Tanavalee C, Limthongkul W, Yingsakmongkol W, Luksanapruksa P, Singhatanadgige W. A comparison between repeat discectomy versus fusion for the treatment of recurrent lumbar disc herniation: Systematic review and meta-analysis. J Clin Neurosci. 2019 Aug;66:202-208. doi: 10.1016/j.jocn.2019.05.004. Epub 2019 May 27. PMID: 31147231
2: Singhatanadgige W, Suebsombut Y, Riew KD, Tanavalee C, Yingsakmongkol W, Limthongkul W. Cervical paraspinal muscle compartment pressure after laminoplasty: A cadaveric study. J Clin Neurosci. 2019 Feb;60:132-137. doi: 10.1016/j.jocn.2018.11.047. Epub 2018 Nov 22. PMID:30472343
3: Mahatthanatrakul A, Itthipanichpong T, Ratanakornphan C, Numkarunarunrote N, Singhatanadgige W, Yingsakmongkol W, Limthongkul W. Relation of lumbar sympathetic chain to the open corridor of retroperitoneal oblique approach to lumbar spine: an MRI study. Eur Spine J. 2019 Apr;28(4):829-834. doi: 10.1007/s00586-018-5779-6. Epub 2018 Oct 16. PMID:3032791
4: Dechsupa S, Yingsakmongkol W, Limthongkul W, Singhatanadgige W, Honsawek S. Relative telomere length and oxidative DNA damage in hypertrophic ligamentum flavum of lumbar spinal stenosis. PeerJ. 2018 Aug 9;6:e5381. doi: 10.7717/peerj.5381. eCollection 2018.
5: Singhatanadgige W, Kang DG, Wiranuwat D, Tanavalee C, Yingsakmongkol W, Limthongkul W. Awareness of middle sacral artery pathway: A cadaveric study of the presacral area. J Orthop Surg (Hong Kong). 2018 Jan-Apr;26(1): 2309499017754094.doi: 10.1177/2309499017754094. PMID: 29382297
6: Mabey T, Singhatanadgige W, Yingsakmongkol W, Limthongkul W, Honsawek S. Vitamin D and spine surgery. World J Orthop. 2016 Nov 18;7(11):726-730. Review. PMID: 27900269
7: Singhatanadgige W, Limthongkul W, Valone F 3rd, Yingsakmongkol W, Riew KD. Outcomes following Laminoplasty or Laminectomy and Fusion in Patients with Myelopathy Caused by Ossification of the Posterior Longitudinal Ligament: A Systematic Review. Global Spine J. 2016 Nov;6(7):702-709. Review. PMID: 27781191
8: Jirathanathornnukul N, Limthongkul W, Yingsakmongkol W, Singhatanadgige W, Parkpian V, Honsawek S. Increased expression of vascular endothelial growth factor is associated with hypertrophic ligamentum flavum in lumbar spinal canal stenosis.
J Investig Med. 2016 Apr;64(4):882-7. doi: 10.1136/jim-2015-000024. PMID: 26956787
9: Kristjánsson B, Limthongkul W, Yingsakmongkol W, Thantiworasit P,Jirathanathornnukul N, Honsawek S. Isolation and Characterization of Human Mesenchymal Stem Cells From Facet Joints and Interspinous Ligaments. Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2016 Jan;41(1):E1-7. doi: 10.1097/BRS.0000000000001178. PMID: 26555840
10: Yingsakmongkol W, Chaichankul C, Limthongkul W. Percutaneous interspinous distraction device for the treatment of lumbar spinal canal stenosis: clinical and radiographic results at 2-year follow-up. Int J Spine Surg. 2014 Dec 1;8. doi: 10.14444/1032. PMID: 25694917
11: Honsawek S, Poonpukdee J, Chalermpanpipat C, Payungporn S, Limthongkul W, Yingsakmongkol W, Thanakit V, Parkpian V. Hypertrophy of the ligamentum flavum in lumbar spinal canal stenosis is associated with increased bFGF expression. Int Orthop. 2013 Mar 22. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 23519824.
12: Limthongkul W, Yingsakmongkol W. Case report: cauda equina syndrome associated with an interspinous device. Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2012 Jun;470(6):1668-72. doi: 10.1007/s11999-011-2031-7. PubMed PMID: 21870210; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3348300.
13: Yingsakmongkol W, Hangsaphuk N, Lerdlam S. The accuracy of pedicle screw placement in thoracic spine using the Funnel technique in idiopathic scoliosis. J Med Assoc Thai. 2007 Jan;90(1):96-105. PubMed PMID: 17621739.
14: Taylor KF, Yingsakmongkol W, Conard KA, Stanton RP. Multicentric giant cell
tumor of bone: a case report and review of the literature. Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2003 May;(410):267-73. Review. PubMed PMID: 12771839.
15: Techanivate A, Kiatgungwanglia P, Yingsakmongkol W. Spinal morphine for
post-operative analgesia after lumbar laminectomy with fusion. J Med Assoc Thai. 2003 Mar;86(3):262-9. PubMed PMID: 12757067.
16: Yingsakmonkol W, Karaikovic E, Gaines RW. The accuracy of pedicle screw placement in the thoracic spine using the “Funnel Technique”: part 1. A cadaveric
study. J Spinal Disord Tech. 2002 Dec;15(6):445-9. PubMed PMID: 12468967.
17: Viau M, Tarbox BB, Wonglertsiri S, Karaikovic EE, Yingsakmongkol W, Gaines RW.Thoracic pedicle screw instrumentation using the “Funnel Technique”: part 2. Clinical experience. J Spinal Disord Tech. 2002 Dec;15(6):450-3. PubMed PMID: 12468968.
18: Yingsakmonkol W, Karaikovic E, Gaines RW. The accuracy of pedicle screw placement in the thoracic spine using the “Funnel Technique”: part 1. A cadaveric study. J Spinal Disord Tech. 2002 Dec;15(6):445-9. PMID: 12468967
19: Yingsakmongkol W, Chotigavanichaya C, Karaikovic E, Gaines RW. Flatback deformity–diagnosis and treatment. Mo Med. 2002 Mar;99(3):137-40. PubMed PMID:11935982.
20: Karaikovic EE, Yingsakmongkol W, Griffiths HJ, Gaines RW. Possible complications of anterior perforation of the vertebral body using cervical pedicle screws. J Spinal Disord Tech. 2002 Feb;15(1):75-8. PubMed PMID: 11891458.
21: Karaikovic EE, Yingsakmongkol W, Gaines RW Jr. Accuracy of cervical pedicle screw placement using the funnel technique. Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2001 Nov15;26(22):2456-62. PubMed PMID: 11707710.
22: Yingsakmongkol W, Kumar SJ. Scoliosis in arthrogryposis multiplex congenita: results after nonsurgical and surgical treatment. J Pediatr Orthop. 2000
Sep-Oct;20(5):656-61. PubMed PMID: 11008749.
1: Karaikovic EE, Yingsakmongkol W, Gaines RW. Thoracic Spine: Trauma, In The Failed Spine, 2003, p.150-160. LWW, Philadelphia
International Research Presentations
1: Results of anterior dual rod instrumentation for single major curve scoliosis surgery. RWG, WY, EEK, KH and TB. ( Presented at AAOS annual meeting, May 2001 and JOA annual meeting April 2001)
2: Technique for Discectomy and Epidural Catheter Placement with the Kaneda Anterior Spinal System. KJL,WY and RWG. Video presentation at 35th Scoliosis Research Society meeting (October18-21,2000; Cairns, Queenland, Australia
1: The 1st Minimally Invasive Spine Week of Thailand meeting combined with the 3rd International Society of Endoscopic Spine Surgery (ISESS) meeting. November 5-8, 2019
– What is MISS and how it affects our current practice?
– Strategies for Hemostasis in Spinal Surgery
– ALIF vs OLIF vs TLIF for Correction of Lumbar Degenerative Scoliosis
– ALIF (Anterior Lumbar Internody Fusion): Video step by step How I do it?
At La Meridien Chiang Mai Chiang Mai, Thailand
2: The 41st Annual Meeting of the Royal College of Orthopaedic Surgeons of Thailand. ALIF (Anterior Lumbar Internody Fusion): Video step by step How I do it? . 20-22 October 2019 at Pattaya exhibition and convention hall (PEACH) in Chonburi province of Thailand.
3: Asia Pacific Thoracoloumbar (MIS) Bioskills. How to select MIS procedure. 31 May- 1 June 2019 At CHULA SOFT CADAVER SURGICAL TRAINING CENTER Chulalongkorn University, Thailand
4: 23rd Operative Spine Course 2019. MIS single position procedure for treatment of adjacent segment disease. January 15-18, 2019 At the Empress Convention Center Chiang Mai, Thailand
1: NYC-MISS 2019: 13th New York City Spinal MIS, Endoscopy, Robotics, 3D Navigation, and Augmented Reality Symposium: Case-based and Hands-on. December 12-14, 2019 At Weill Cornell Medical College 1300 York Ave., New York City
2: 1st Minimally Invasive Spine Week of Thailand (MISST) Meeting combined with 3rd International Society of Endoscopic Spine Surgery (ISESS) Annual Meeting is organized Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery Club of Thailand (MISSCOT) and will be held from Nov 05 – 08, 2019 at Le Méridien Chiang Mai, Chiang Mai, Thailand.
3: The 41st annual meeting of the royal college of orthopaedic surgeons of Thailand (RCOST) will be held between 20-22 October 2019 at Pattaya exhibition and convention hall (PEACH) in Chonburi province of Thailand.
4: 5th Annual MIS Spine Symposium Course. July 27, 2019 At the Seattle Science Foundation
5: North American Spine Society (NASS) 2019 Annual Meeting. September 25-28, 2019 McCormick Place West, Chicago, IL
6: Asia Pacific Thoracoloumbar (MIS) Bioskills . 31 May- 1 June 2019 At CHULA SOFT CADAVER SURGICAL TRAINING CENTER Chulalongkorn University, Thailand
7: 23rd Operative Spine Course 2019. January 15-18, 2019 At the Empress Convention Center Chiang Mai, Thailand