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STUDY DESIGN Prospective clinical study. OBJECTIVE To test whether posterior dynamic stabilization in situ with Dynesys (Zimmer Spine, Minneapolis, MN) can maintain enough stability to prevent progression of spondylolisthesis in long-term follow-up. SUMMARY OF BACKGROUND DATA In spinal stenosis with degenerative spondylolisthesis, decompression and(More)
Immunoreactive insulin-like growth factors I and II (IGF-I, IGF-II) were sought in the endocrine pancreas of representative birds, reptiles, and amphibia using antisera specific for mammalian IGF-I and IGF-II and the classical islet hormones insulin (INS), glucagon (GLUC), somatostatin (SOM), and pancreatic polypeptide (PP) in double immunofluorescence.(More)
PURPOSE Development of a standardized surgical technique for total hip replacement thereby saving manpower (one assistant) by using a retractor system. METHOD Total hip replacement is performed with the patient in a true lateral position on a tunnel cushion. By means of a direct lateral approach the pelvitrochanteric muscles are partially detached using(More)
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