Abdalla Skaf

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The object of this study was to evaluate the effect of a patellar realignment brace on patients with patellar subluxation or dislocation. Twenty-one patients (24 patellofemoral joints) with clinical evidence of patellar subluxation (N = 16) or dislocation (N = 5) were examined with the joint inside a positioning device to allow active-motion, kinematic(More)
Findings at high-resolution magnetic resonance (MR) imaging of the lateral and medial collateral ligaments of the ankle were compared with findings in anatomic sections from cadavers. MR imaging of six cadaveric feet was performed with a newly developed local gradient coil and axial and coronal T1-weighted spin-echo sequences. Axial imaging provided optimum(More)
OBJECTIVE The primary aim of this study was to assess the clinical and functional evolution of patients with total-thickness symptomatic cartilaginous injury of the patellar joint surface, treated by means of osteochondral autologous transplantation. METHODS This prospective study was conducted from June 2008 to March 2011 and involved 17 patients. The(More)
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