Thami Benzakour

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OBJECTIVE To define a minimum Standard Set of outcome measures and case-mix factors for monitoring, comparing, and improving health care for patients with clinically diagnosed hip or knee osteoarthritis (OA), with a focus on defining the outcomes that matter most to patients. METHODS An international working group of patients, arthroplasty register(More)
We reviewed 192 patients (224 knees) to assess the results of HTO in medial gonarthrosis during the period 1982–2008. Median follow-up was about 15 years for 134 females and 58 males. Among the knees, 118 had an average opening wedge for varus angle of 13° and 106 had closing wedges of 11°. Knee Society scoring before osteotomies was 68/200 for opening(More)
The First SICOT Trainees Meeting for Africa, the Near and Middle East, took place in Rabat, Morocco, on April 24 ± 25, 1996, in conjunction with the XIVth National Congress of the Moroccan Orthopaedic Association (SMACOT). The organiser of the Trainees Meeting was Thami Benzakour and the guest lecturers were D. Hohmann, Germany, B. Veraart, the Netherlands,(More)
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