Ihab Mohammad Emran

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Opinions have varied regarding the optimal treatment of an unstable Hangman’s fracture. C2 pedicle screw instrumentation is a biomechanically strong fixation which although done through a simple posterior approach, is a technically demanding procedure. This prospective, non-randomized multicentre study included 15 consecutive patients with displaced type II(More)
The development of Charcot’s arthropathy of the spine secondary to spinal cord injury is rare and reports in the literature concerning it’s surgical management are limited. Arthrodesis is the recommended treatment for painful and unstable neuropathic joints. Traditionally this involves extensive debridement of the affected joint with anterior and posterior(More)
STUDY DESIGN Case series and literature review. OBJECTIVE To describe Dropped Head Syndrome (DHS) to the orthopedic community and examine the management of this condition including the role of surgery. SUMMARY OF BACKGROUND DATA DHS is characterized by severe neck extensor weakness, resulting in chin-on-chest deformity in the standing or sitting(More)
A midline approach to the lumbar region is most frequently used for posterior lumbar spine surgery. The exposure of the deeper layer of muscles, however, is imprecise and can entail substantial tissue damage and blood loss. During 10 years of operative surgical experience, we have developed an improved and less traumatic technique for exposure of the lumbar(More)
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