Limin Rong, M.D., Ph.D.
Professor, President of the 3rd Affiliated Hospital of SYSU
Director and Academic Leader of Orthopaedic & Spine Department of the 3rd Affiliated Hospital of SYSU
Director of Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery Center of SYSU
Co-director of Clinical Center of Spinal Cord Injury Research Institution of SYSU
l Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery (MISS)
l Controls of Stem Cell Differentiation and Musculoskeletal Development
l Mechanism, Prevention and Treatment of Osteoporosis
l Musculoskeletal Tissue Regeneration and Tissue Engineering
l Stem Cell Clinical Applications and Translational Research: Spinal Cord Injury
l Immune Function of the Skeletal System
1984~1990, B.S. , M.D., Sun Yat-sen University of Medical Sciences,
1994~1997, M.S., Sun Yat-sen University of Medical Sciences,
1997~2000, Ph.D., Sun Yat-sen University of Medical Sciences,
1990.07~1992.07, Resident Surgeon, Dept of Surgury, the 3rd Affiliated Hospital of SYSU
1992.08~1996.10, Resident Orthopaedic Surgeon, Dept of Orthopaedics, the 3rd Affiliated Hospital of SYSU
1996.11~2001.12, Attending Orthopaedic Surgeon, Department of Orthopaedics, the 3rd Affiliated Hospital of SYSU
2002.01~2008.10, Associate professor, Department of Spine Surg, the 3rd Affiliated Hospital of SYSU
2008.11~ , Professor, Department of Spine Surg, the 3rd Affiliated Hospital of SYSU
Honors and Awards
Chairman-designate, Spine Surgery Branch of Guangdong Medical Association
Vice Chairman, Orthopedic Surgeons Branch of Guangdong Physicians Association
Vice Chairman, Spine Surgeons Branch of Guangdong Orthopedic Surgeons Association
Vice Chairman, Chinese Spine Endoscopic Expert Committee
Director, Minimally Invasive Spinal Surgery Group of Spine Surgery Branch of Guangdong Medical Association
Director, Minimally Invasive Spinal Surgery Group of Spine Surgeons Branch of Guangdong Orthopedic Surgeons Association
Member, Association of Chinese minimally invasive spine surgery
Member, Chinese Association of Spine and Spinal Cord Care
Member of Editorial Board:
l Chinese Journal of Microsurgery
l Chinese Journal of Orthopaedic Trauma
l Chinese Journal of Clinical and Basic Orthopaedic Research
1.Zhang L, Chen R, Liu B, Rong L. The nerve root sedimentation sign for differential diagnosis of lumbar spinal stenosis: a retrospective, consecutive cohort study[J]. Eur Spine J,2016.
2.Chen Z, Rong L. Comparison of combined anterior-posterior approach versus posterior-only approach in treating adolescent idiopathic scoliosis: a meta-analysis. Eur Spine J, 2015.
3.Shu T, Pang M, Rong L, Liu C, Wang J, Zhou W, Wang X, Liu B. Protective Effects and Mechanisms of Salvianolic Acid B Against HO -Induced Injury in Induced Pluripotent Stem Cell-Derived Neural Stem Cells. Neurochem Res, 2015.
4.Liu C, Huang Y, Pang M, Yang Y, Li S, Liu L, Shu T, Zhou W, Wang X, Rong L, Liu B. Tissue-engineered regeneration of completely transected spinal cord using induced neural stem cells and gelatin-electrospun poly (lactide-co-glycolide)/polyethylene glycol scaffolds. PLoS One, 2015, 10（3）: e117709
5.Zhang L, Chen R, Xie P, Zhang W, Yang Y, Rong L. Diagnostic value of the nerve root sedimentation sign, a radiological sign using magnetic resonance imaging, for detecting lumbar spinal stenosis: a meta-analysis. Skeletal Radiol, 2015, 44（4）: 519-527.
6.Zhou W, Xie P, Pang M, Yang B, Fang Y, Shu T, Liu C, Wang X, Zhang L, Li S, Rong L. Upregulation of CRMP4, a new prostate cancer metastasis suppressor gene, inhibits tumor growth in a nude mouse intratibial injection model. Int J Oncol, 2015, 46（1）: 290-298.
7.Li S, Liu B, Tian M, Zhang L, Tickner J, Xu J, Rong L. An effective and practical immunohistochemical protocol for bone specimens characterized by hyaluronidase and pepsin predigestion combined with alkaline phosphatase-mediated chromogenic detection. Histol Histopathol, 2015, 30（3）: 331-343.
8.He L, Kang Z, Tang W, Rong L. A MRI study of lumbar plexus with respect to the lateral transpsoas approach to the lumbar spine. European Spine Journal, 2015, 24（11）: 2538-2545.
9.Dong J, Rong L, Feng F, Liu B, Xu Y, Wang Q, Chen R, Xie P. Unilateral pedicle screw fixation through a tubular retractor via the Wiltse approach compared with conventional bilateral pedicle screw fixation for single-segment degenerative lumbar instability: a prospective randomized study. J Neurosurg Spine, 2014, 20（1）: 53-59.
10.Li S, Liu B, Zhang L, Rong L. Amyloid beta peptide is elevated in osteoporotic bone tissues and enhances osteoclast function. Bone, 2014, 61: 164-175.
11.Shu T, Pang M, Rong L, Zhou W, Wang J, Liu C, Wang X. Effects of Salvia miltiorrhiza on neural differentiation of induced pluripotent stem cells. J Ethnopharmacol, 2014.
12.Xie P, Liu B, Chen R, Yang B, Dong J, Rong L. Comparative analysis of serum proteomes: Identification of proteins associated with sciatica due to lumbar intervertebral disc herniation. Biomed Rep, 2014, 2（5）: 693-698.
13.Shu T, Chen G H, Rong L, Feng F, Yang B, Chen R, Wang J. Indirect comparison of anti-TNF-alpha agents for active ankylosing spondylitis: mixed treatment comparison of randomized controlled trials. Clin Exp Rheumatol, 2013.
14.Rong L M, Xie P G, Shi D H, Dong J W, Liu B, Feng F, Cai D Z. Spinal surgeons' learning curve for lumbar microendoscopic discectomy: a prospective study of our first 50 and latest 10 cases. Chin Med J (Engl), 2008, 121（21）: 2148-2151.
15.Yang Y, Liu B, Dong J, Zhang L, Pang M, Rong L. Proteins reprogramming: present and future. ScientificWorldJournal, 2012, 2012: 453185.
16.Tan X, Cai D, Wu Y, Liu B, Rong L, Comparative analysis of serum proteomes: discovery of proteins associated with osteonecrosis of the femoral head. Transl Res. 2006, 148(3): 114-119.
17.Shi DH, Cai DZ, Zhou CR, Rong L, Developmeng and potential of a biomimetic chitosan/type collagen scaffold for cartilage tissue engineering. Chin Med J(Engl), 2005, 118 (17): 1436-1443.
18.Rong L, Liu B, et al. Minimally invasive percutaneous transpedicular screw fixation combined with microendoscopy- assisted transforaminal lumbar interbody fusion for lumbar degenerative diseases. Chinese Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery, 2012(02);
19.Yang B, Rong L, et al. Microendoscopic decompression via unilateral approach for lumbar spinal stenosis. Chinese Journal of Reparative and Reconstructive Surgery, 2011(10);
20.He L, Rong L, et al. Research progress of axial lumbar interbody fusion by presacral approach for minimally invasive treatment of lumbosacral degenerative diseases. Chinese Journal of Reparative and Reconstructive Surgery, 2011(08);
21.Hou G, Rong L, et al. The relationship of physiological rotation of vertebral body and individual development. Chinese Journal of Clinical Anatomy, 2011(03);
22.Dong JW, Rong L, et al. Biomechanical efficiency of single-level unilateral pedicle screw fixation on the instrumented lumbar segment and adjacent segments. Chinese Journal of Clinical Anatomy, 2010(01);
23.Dong JW, Rong L, et al. Preliminary finding of unilateral PLIF for degenerative lumbar diseases. Chinese Journal of Clinical and Basic Orthopaedic Research, 2009(02);
24.Liu B, Rong L, et al. Comparison of Transfection Effect between rAAV1-EGFP and rAAV2-EGFP into Canine Bone Marrow Mesenchymal Stem Cells. Journal of Sun Yat-Sen University(Medical Sciences), 2009(06);
25.Liu B, Rong L, et al. In vitro isolation and culture of fetal bone marrow mesenchymal stem cells using density gradient centrifugation combined with adherence screening method. Journal of Clinical Rehabilitative Tissue Engineering Research, 2009(40);
26.Liu B, Rong L, et al. Morphologic study on lumbar cartilage endplate degeneration of rabbit due to the intervertebral destabilization. Chinese Journal of Clinical Anatomy, 2009(04);
27.Xie PG, Rong L, et al. Comparative Analysis of Serum Proteomes of Lumbar Intervertebral Disc Herniation. Journal of Sun Yat-Sen University(Medical Sciences), 2009(03);
28.Chen RQ, Rong L, et al. Differentially Expressed Serum Proteins in Knee Osteoarthritis Patients Compared with Normal Subjects. Journal of Sun Yat-Sen University(Medical Sciences), 2009(03);
29.Liu B, Rong L, et al. Study on material characterization and biocompatibility of the nano-PCL-b-PLLA with canine chondrocytes in vitro. Chinese Journal of Joint Surgery(Electronic Version), 2008(06);
30.Rong L, et al. Life Quality Assessment in Patient with Spinal Metastases Managed by Surgical Intervention. Journal of Sun Yat-Sen University(Medical Sciences), 2008(06);
31.Rong L, Zhang F. Relationship between ablation time and changes of intra-disc pressure in nucleoplasty of isoionic radiofrequency ablation. Chinese Journal of Pathophysiology, 2008(10);
32.Rong L, et al. Clinical effect of cervical nucleus pulposus coblation on cervical vertigo: analysis of 48 cases. Chinese Journal of Minimally Invasive Neurosurgery, 2008(09);
33.Rong L, et al. Microendoscopic discectomy for lumbar disc herniation in the elderly. Orthopedic Journal of China, 2008(19);
34.Dong JW, Rong L, et al. Reoperation using profix cage alone for recurrent lumbar disc herniation to rebuild lumbar stability. Journal of Clinical Rehabilitative Tissue Engineering Research, 2008(26);
35.Rong L, et al. Microendoscopic discetomy for lumbar intervertebral disc protrusion with no intro-operative fluoroscopy guiding. China Journal of Endoscopy,2008(02);
Dept. Spine surgery, The 3rd Affiliated Hospital of Sun Yat-sen University
600 Tianhe Road, Guangzhou, P.R.China, 510630