Jacques Samani

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BACKGROUND The purpose of this study was to determine the indications for implantation of the coflex device (Paradigm Spine, LLC, New York, New York), assess long-term complications, and evaluate the long-term clinical outcomes of patients. METHODS A total of 127 patients underwent placement of a coflex implant for various indications by one orthopaedic(More)
Three cases are reported of spontaneous fracture of the tibia complicating osteoarthritis of the knee with genu varum. These fractures, which are very rare, with only eight cases published in the literature, seem to be associated with severe osteoarthritis in small, obese women. They usually progress to union with simple relief from weight-bearing but(More)
Objective: To evaluate the surgical outcomes of using dynamic inter-spinous spacer CoflexTM in treatment of degenerative lumbar spinal stenosis. Methods: 30 patients who were all treated in Suez Canal University Hospital for a one or two level symptomatic LSS with decompressive surgery were included. Pre-and postoperatively disability and pain scores were(More)
Following a brief summary of results of surgery of major spondylolisthesis of children using Harrington's technique, the outcome in 15 cases operated upon between 1967 and 1983 is discussed. Satisfactory short-term results (reduction perfect in 40% and fair in 60%) were not maintained and a relapse of sliding occurred in 50% at a later stage. In order to(More)
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