Mohammed Moussa

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  • M Moussa
  • Clinical orthopaedics and related research
  • 1994
Forty-five osteoarthritic knees in 25 patients with patellofemoral joint involvement were examined preoperatively by computed axial tomography (CT scan) for measurement of femoral torsion, rotation of the knee, and tibial torsion. Rotational alignment of the affected lower extremities was determined as the angle between the femoral neck axis and the(More)
Fifty Saudi Arabian men 30 to 40 years of age without present or previous history of injury or disease related to the lower extremities were randomly selected for measurement of the range of motion in the basic planes of hip, knee, and ankle joint. The results were compared to a similar study from Scandinavia. There was a highly significant difference in(More)
STUDY DESIGN First published report of a cranial aneurysmal bone cyst (ABC) treated successfully with intralesional injection of calcitonin. OBJECTIVES To describe a safe and effective treatment method for ABCs of the cranial base. SUMMARY OF BACKGROUND DATA ABC is a rare form of dystrophic pseudotumor. Less than 100 cases involving the skull have been(More)
OBJECTIVE To evaluate acetabular morphology and the prevalence of dysplasia in a Saudi population, and compare it with others in different geographical areas. METHODS The study took place at King Fahd University Hospital, Al-Khobar, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia from May 2005 to April 2006. We recruited radiographs of 104 patients of 40-88 years of age. We(More)
The orthopaedic experience of the scud missile disaster in Al-Khobar, Saudi Arabia during the Gulf war is reviewed. This was by far the most severe of 70 scud attacks. The majority of casualties had 'orthopaedic' injuries, fractures and soft tissue lacerations of the extremities and the back. Our experience confirmed the importance of the principles of(More)
The aim of this study was to compare double gloves (DGs) with single gloves (SGs) during orthopedic and trauma surgery in prevention of blood contact between patients and surgeons. DGs and SGs were collected after orthopedic operations, tested for size, site, and number of perforations. Medical records were reviewed for age, sex, type of operation,(More)
Proprioception was quantified in 32 patients who had an arthroscopically documented complete anterior cruciate ligament tear using a simple single-limb standing test. An age-matched control group underwent identical testing. Control subjects demonstrated identical values between their two limbs, with the mean variation being 4.8%. The test group, however,(More)
Fifteen patients who were 2 years of age or older and had bilateral developmental dysplasia of the hip were reviewed. Thirty hips had required open reduction combined with osteotomy on the pelvic or femoral side or both as necessary. The results were assessed according to McKay and Severin classifications, and complications including asymmetric outcome were(More)