Michael H. Abdulian

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BACKGROUND Anterior shoulder instability with bone loss can be treated successfully with the modified Bristow procedure. Opinions vary regarding the role of the soft-tissue sling created by the conjoined tendon after transfer. Therefore, the aim of this study was to determine the effect of the modified Bristow procedure and conjoined tendon transfer on(More)
BACKGROUND Rib head penetration into the spinal canal in patients with severe kyphoscoliosis secondary to neurofibromatosis type-1 (NF-1) is extremely rare. Double rib head penetration has only been reported once earlier. METHODS We are reporting on an adolescent male with NF-1 and severe thoracic kyphoscoliosis with adjacent double rib head penetration(More)
The Bristow procedure has become an effective surgical option for recurrent anterior instability of the shoulder; however, there is no consensus on whether a capsule repair following a Bristow procedure is necessary to restore glenohumeral stability. The purpose of this study was to evaluate whether capsular repair with a modified Bristow procedure affects(More)
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