F Altaf

Summary

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Osteochondroma of C1 causing vertebral artery occlusion
    Farhaan Altaf
    Spinal Surgery Unit, Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital, Brockley Hill, Stanmore, London, UK
    Br J Neurosurg 27:130-1. 2013
  2. ncbi request reprint Cerebral venous sinus thrombosis following cervical disc arthroplasty
    F Altaf
    Royal Berkshire Hospital, Reading RG1 5AN, UK
    J Bone Joint Surg Br 92:576-8. 2010
  3. doi request reprint Repair of spondylolysis using compression with a modular link and screws
    F Altaf
    Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital, Brockley Hill, Stanmore, Middlesex HA7 4LP, UK
    J Bone Joint Surg Br 93:73-7. 2011
  4. ncbi request reprint Back pain in children and adolescents
    F Altaf
    Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital, Spinal Surgical Unit, Brockley Hill, Stanmore HA7 4LP, UK
    Bone Joint J 96:717-23. 2014

Detail Information

Publications4

  1. doi request reprint Osteochondroma of C1 causing vertebral artery occlusion
    Farhaan Altaf
    Spinal Surgery Unit, Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital, Brockley Hill, Stanmore, London, UK
    Br J Neurosurg 27:130-1. 2013
    ..We describe a patient with a vertebral artery occlusion secondary to an osteochondroma of the C1 vertebra presenting with symptoms of cerebral ischaemia. This case is reported because of its extreme rarity...
  2. ncbi request reprint Cerebral venous sinus thrombosis following cervical disc arthroplasty
    F Altaf
    Royal Berkshire Hospital, Reading RG1 5AN, UK
    J Bone Joint Surg Br 92:576-8. 2010
    ..We report such a case in a 45-year-old man after cervical disc replacement. A high index of suspicion, with early imaging of the brain and prompt treatment, can produce a favourable outcome, albeit not in this case...
  3. doi request reprint Repair of spondylolysis using compression with a modular link and screws
    F Altaf
    Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital, Brockley Hill, Stanmore, Middlesex HA7 4LP, UK
    J Bone Joint Surg Br 93:73-7. 2011
    ..Assessment of the defect by CT showed a rate of union of 80%. There were no complications involving the internal fixation. The strength of the construct removes the need for post-operative immobilisation...
  4. ncbi request reprint Back pain in children and adolescents
    F Altaf
    Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital, Spinal Surgical Unit, Brockley Hill, Stanmore HA7 4LP, UK
    Bone Joint J 96:717-23. 2014
    ..Diagnostic imaging is obtained when symptoms are persistent or severe. Imaging is used to reassure the patient, relatives and carers, and to guide management...