Moutasem M Obeidat

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OBJECTIVE To review the results and complications of cervical decompressive laminectomy and lateral mass screw fixation. METHODS This retrospective study was carried out between October 2006 and January 2010 at King Abdullah University Hospital, Irbid, Jordan. Over 40 months, 405 lateral mass screws were placed in 50 patients aged 22-65 years (17 females,(More)
BACKGROUND This study evaluates the outcome and complications of decompressive cervical Laminectomy and lateral mass screw fixation in 110 cases treated for variable cervical spine pathologies that included; degenerative disease, trauma, neoplasms, metabolic-inflammatory disorders and congenital anomalies. METHODS A retrospective review of total 785(More)
STUDY DESIGN Computed Tomographic Analysis of the Porcine Scoliosis Model. OBJECTIVE To describe the spinal and rib cage modifications using computed tomography (CT). SUMMARY OF BACKGROUND DATA Optimal development of nonfusion techniques for treatment of adolescent idiopathic scoliosis (AIS) requires a reliable large animal model that achieves spinal(More)
PURPOSE The purpose of this study is to report our short-term functional outcome for 14 children with arthrogryposis multiplex congenita (AMC) who underwent multiple surgical procedures at an early age. METHODS During the period 2002-2010, 14 children (11 males and three females) with AMC underwent multiple surgical procedures to treat deformities of the(More)
We report a delayed diagnosis of osteomyelitis of the scapula involving the inferior angle and extending to the glenoid, with secondary septic arthritis of the glenohumeral joint in a 7-month-old female infant. The patient was treated with arthrotomy of the shoulder joint, anterior drainage of pus and intravenous antibiotics. The diagnosis was delayed as(More)
Hydatid disease of bone is rare. It remains asymptomatic over a long period. It is usually detected after a pathological fracture or secondary infection or following the onset of compressive myelopathy in cases of vertebral lesions. Secondary infection of hydatid disease of bone could be difficult to treat. The authors present a case of chronic(More)
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