Salah M Fallatah

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STUDY DESIGN Systematic review. OBJECTIVE To identify whether there is an advantage to instrumented or noninstrumented spinal fusion over decompression alone for patients with degenerative lumbar spondylolisthesis. SUMMARY OF BACKGROUND DATA The operative management of degenerative spondylolisthesis includes spinal decompression with or without(More)
OBJECTIVE To evaluate functional outcome after hemiarthroplasty for displaced proximal humeral fractures and to review whether prosthesis type, intraoperative technique or previous ipsilateral shoulder surgery could affect the outcome. METHODS We reviewed the medical records and radiographs of patients who had undergone hemiarthroplasty for proximal(More)
BACKGROUND Posterolateral fusion (PF) is a common method by which to achieve fusion in lumbar spine surgery. It has been reported that posterior interbody fusion (PIF) yields a higher fusion rate and a better functional and clinical outcome. Our objective was to determine whether PIF improves the clinical and radiologic outcomes in adults surgically treated(More)
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