Iman Qomashi

Iman Qomashi

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Background: Hamstring tendons are secondary hip extensors. Their harvest for graft in anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstruction may create deleterious effect on hip extension strength. This is of particular importance in sports that need powerful hip extension force like climbing and sprinting. Due to scarcity of a comprehensive study in thi...
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Background/aim An anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) rupture is a common sports-related injury requiring surgical intervention. With the advent of arthroscopically-assisted knee surgery, many graft fixation techniques for ACL have been developed. Femoral tunnel widening has been reported with a different incidence in various fixation techniques howev...
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Introduction Brucellosis is a zoonotic infectious disease with worldwide distribution, especially in the south and central American countries, the Middle-East and the Mediterranean areas. Knee prosthesis infection due to Brucella spp. is very rare with the first case reported in 1991 and the ninth case reported in 2010. Case Presentation Here is r...
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Background Valgus deformity (more than 10° valgus on anatomical measurement) is seen in about 10% of patients undergoing total knee arthroplasty (TKA). Valgus deformity is a challenge for the surgeons both for gap balancing and constraint choice. Objectives The aim of this study was to describe a surgical technique to perform TKA in valgus knee....
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Triceps tendon rupture or avulsion is a rare tendon injury. The most common feature of injury is avulsion from osseous insertion on the olecranon. The diagnosis of acute triceps tendon rupture may be missed, and a missed diagnosis can result in prolonged disability and delayed operative management. In this article, we report 2 cases of neglected tr...
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Osteoid osteoma is a benign tumor that can be seen in both cortical or cancellous bone. Radiographic appearance is usually diagnostic. It consists of a small nidus usually less than 1.5cm and a surrounding bony sclerosis. We present one case of osteoid osteoma with an unusual (nearly completely calcified) nidus.
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Lipoma is the most common soft tissue tumor but the presence of osseous component within the tumor is quite rare. Some studies show that less than 1% of lipomas were ossified. We describe the histological, radiological and diagnostic features of an ossified intramuscular lipoma. To the best of the authors' knowledge, a symptomatic ossified intramus...
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Background: Scoliosis is one of the most common spinal deformities with subsequent decrease in pulmonary function. The effects of surgical correction on the pulmonary function of patients with adolescent idiopathic scoliosis are controversial. The purpose of the present study was to compare the postoperative pulmonary function changes in different...

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