Karim Raissadat

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A model of sacroiliac joint (SIJ) function postulates that SIJ shear is prevented by friction, dynamically influenced by muscle force and ligament tension. Thus, SIJ stability can be accommodated to specific loading situations. The purpose of this study was to examine, in vivo, whether muscles contribute to force closure of the SIJ. SIJ stiffness was(More)
Primary osteomyelitis of the sternum is rare, especially in young adults. A 16-year-old boy was admitted to the orthopaedic department with chest pain and fever. The blood culture was positive for Staphylococcus aureus. MRI revealed a retrosternal abcess; a bone scan showed increased local uptake, suggestive of isolated osteomyelitis. Two weeks after the(More)
Fractures of the proximal humerus are very common, but controversy still exists about the preferred type of operative treatment in displaced fractures. We followed 15 patients (12 female and 3 male, average age 70 years) with 15 dislocated type II (9) and III (6) proximal humeral fractures after helix wire osteosynthesis. A nonunion developed in seven cases(More)
BACKGROUND CONTEXT Pronounced kyphosis of the thoracolumbar junction is a common orthopedic problem in adolescents and may require prolonged bracing therapy or correction spondylodesis. PURPOSE To describe a case where a kyphotic deformity was related to gynecological instead of spine pathology. STUDY DESIGN Case report. METHODS A 17-year-old girl(More)
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