Demitrios Korres

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A 52-year-old man presented with a 3-week history of right knee pain, significant enough to prevent weight bearing. There was no history of knee injury or disease. On knee examination, an effusion and medial joint line tenderness was noted. Knee range of motion was full, but painful. Radiographs revealed minor osteoarthritic changes. Laboratory values were(More)
We hypothesised that the use of bioabsorbable pins in Mitchell’s osteotomy would improve the outcome of patients treated for hallux valgus deformity. A total of 68 patients underwent Mitchell’s osteotomy to correct hallux valgus deformity: 33 patients (group A) underwent Mitchell’s osteotomy augmented with bioabsorbable pins and 35 patients were treated(More)
Posterior cervical spine fixation has undergone tremendous advancement in recent years. The purpose of this study is to present our experience with the Roy-Camille instrumentation for posterior cervical stabilization after injury in a long-term follow-up. From 1985 to 1995, 76 patients with a lower cervical spine traumatic lesion were treated in a single(More)
Numerous studies have been published concerning the characteristics and the behaviour of the intramedullary devices in the treatment of the intertrochanteric hip fractures. However, there is still room for further exploration and exploitation concerning the implant behaviour with respect to the parts of the implant assembly (nail, lag screw and distal(More)
Vanishing bone disease (Gorham-Stout syndrome) is a rare entity of unknown etiology, characterized by destruction of osseous matrix and proliferation of vascular structures, resulting in destruction and absorption of bone. Despite the extensive investigation of the pathogenetic mechanisms of the disease, its etiology hasn't been clarified and several(More)
In this paper, the development of a novel omni-directional inspection robot is presented, which is capable of delivering NDT sensors to surfaces on straight pipe, pipe bends and branch connections, overcoming the limitation that a test area over a pipe bend or past a branch or other obstruction raise. The lightweight crawler is attached on the outside of(More)
The shoulder is the most commonly dislocated major joint of the body, but associated injury to the axillary artery and the brachial plexus has only been reported sporadically in the literature. This review presents the case of an elderly man with a recurrent dislocation, transection of the axillary artery and an associated severe brachial plexus injury. It(More)
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