Claude Schwartz

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Management of bone loss in revision total hip replacement is a challenge. To eliminate any immunological or infectious problem and so to try to improve the long term results obtained with allografts the authors used synthetic ceramics as bone substitutes. Thirty-two hips with a mean follow-up of about 5.5 years (from 3 years to 8 years) were reviewed for(More)
Searching for an alternative to bone grafts in orthopedic and trauma surgery, two biphasic synthetic calcium phosphate ceramics BCP are made: the first, Eurocer 400, in granule form with a high interconnected porosity for void-filling, and the second, Eurocer 200, available in different shapes, with a good mechanical resistance in compression. Two hundred(More)
A round table on proximal humeral fractures took place during the recent GECO meeting (Les Arcs, France, January 2002). This prospective multi-centre study, organised and co-ordinated by C. Schwartz and C. Cuny, is the first of its size and type compared to the world literature of the last 20 years. It aimed at being exhaustive; but could not be because of(More)
Biocompatible calcium phosphate ceramics has been used for several years in orthopeadic surgery. We have been using two new synthetic biphasic calcium phosphate ceramics (BCP) since September 1996 for bone defect filling in any orthopaedic or trauma operation where autograft use was not possible or even wanted. The first, Eurocer 400® has 300 to 500 micron(More)
Calcium phosphate ceramics implanted in bones are integrated following a sequence of biological events which has already been described. We had the opportunity to analyze histologically some HA-ceramic samples that had been implanted in humans for various periods of time. Eight biopsies were obtained from calcium phosphate ceramics implanted in different(More)
Au Cours du récent GECO (Les Arcs, Janvier 2002) s'est déroulée une Table Ronde sur les fractures de l'humérus proximal. Organisée et coordonnée par C. Schwartz (Colmar), avec l'aide de C. Cuny (Metz), ce travail prospectif et multicentrique est le premier de ce type et de cette ampleur, au vu de la littérature mondiale de ces 20 dernières années. Il se(More)
Management of bone loss in revision total hip replacement remains a challenge. To eliminate any immunological or infectious problem and so to try to improve the long-term results obtained with allografts, the authors used synthetic ceramics as bone substitutes since 1995. We reviewed 13 of the patients of our study, we previously reported in 2005 (Schwartz(More)
  • C. Schwartz
  • 1999
At the meeting of GECO in 1998 a round table on the first results of the use of ceramics containing calcium phosphates in orthopaedic surgery and traumatology and their perspectives brought together clinicians and research workers from different regions (Colmar, Dijon, La Rochelle, Metz, Nantes, Paris and Strasbourg). Eight communicat ions were made on this(More)
100 ostéotomies du premier rayon ont été réalisées, isolées ou associées, dans trois services spécialisés; l'auteur passe en revue toutes les caractéristiques cliniques et radiologiques de la série, dont l'essentiel est constitué de femmes de 40 à 60 ans; les résultats post-opératoires ont été quantifiés selon les mêmes critères subjectifs et objectifs que(More)
The shoulder pain has been reported as the third most common site after low back pain and knee pain, mostly caused by impingement and rotator cuff syndromes. Surgery is indicated when non-operative treatment fails and can be open and/or arthroscopic. Are Neer’s acromioplasty results still good? Are they modified when it is a professional disease (PD)? If(More)