A new set of variational inequalities is introduced, based on a novel but natural interpolation between Borel probability measures on R d. Used in lieu of convexity or rearrangement inequalities, these estimates lead to existence and uniqueness results concerning equilibrium states for (i) attracting gases; and (ii) plane crystals in an external eld.… (More)
OBJECT The DIAM is a polyester-encased silicone interspinous dynamic stabilization device that can unload the anterior column and reestablish the functional integrity of the posterior column. METHODS The DIAM was implanted in 104 patients between May 1, 2001 and October 30, 2001. A retrospective evaluation was performed based on chart review and patient… (More)
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