Frans C. van Biezen

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For treatment of teenagers with progressive adolescent idiopathic scoliosis in an early stage, two options are generally considered: treatment with a brace or observation followed by surgery if necessary. Many doctors and patients prefer conservative treatment (i.e. brace treatment) to surgical treatment, because surgery of the spine is generally considered(More)
J Bone Joint Surg [Br] 2010;92-B:651-5. Received 30 September 2009; Accepted after revision 26 January 2010 We present the long-term outcome, at a median of 18 years (12.8 to 23.5) of open posterior bone block stabilisation for recurrent posterior instability of the shoulder in a heterogenous group of 11 patients previously reported on in 2001 at a median(More)
 Objective. The objective of this clinical study was to define the diagnostic value of plain radiography, digital subtraction arthrography and two-phase bone scintigraphy in patients with clinically loose or infected hip prostheses. Design. Digital subtraction arthrograms, scintigrams and plain radiographs of 70 consecutive patients who underwent revision(More)
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