A Hadjipavlou

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Affiliation: University of Crete
Country: Greece

Publications

  1. pmc Percutaneous transpedicular discectomy and drainage in pyogenic spondylodiscitis
    A G Hadjipavlou
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and Traumatology, University Hospital, 71110, Heraklion, Crete, Greece
    Eur Spine J 13:707-13. 2004
  2. pmc Principles of management of osteometabolic disorders affecting the aging spine
    Alexander G Hadjipavlou
    School of Health Sciences, University of Crete, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and Traumatology, University General Hospital, PO Box 1352, 71110, Heraklion, Crete, Greece
    Eur Spine J 12:S113-31. 2003
  3. ncbi request reprint Minimally invasive surgery for ablation of osteoid osteoma of the spine
    Alexander G Hadjipavlou
    Department of Orthopaedic Traumatology, University of Crete, School of Medicine, Heraklion, Crete, Greece
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 28:E472-7. 2003
  4. ncbi request reprint Serratia spondylodiscitis after elective lumbar spine surgery: a report of two cases
    Alexander G Hadjipavlou
    Department of Orthopaedics Traumatology, University Hospital of Heraklion, Crete, Greece
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 27:E507-12. 2002
  5. ncbi request reprint Percutaneous vertebroplasty and balloon kyphoplasty for the treatment of osteoporotic vertebral compression fractures and osteolytic tumours
    A G Hadjipavlou
    Department of Orthopaedics, University Hospital of Crete, Heraklion, Greece
    J Bone Joint Surg Br 87:1595-604. 2005
  6. ncbi request reprint Balloon kyphoplasty as a single or as an adjunct procedure for the management of symptomatic vertebral haemangiomas
    A Hadjipavlou
    Division of Spine Surgery, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and Traumatology University of Crete, Heraklion 71110, Crete, Greece
    J Bone Joint Surg Br 89:495-502. 2007
  7. pmc Percutaneous core excision and radiofrequency thermo-coagulation for the ablation of osteoid osteoma of the spine
    Alexander G Hadjipavlou
    Department of Orthopaedics and Traumatology, University of Crete, Heraklion, Crete, Greece
    Eur Spine J 18:345-51. 2009
  8. pmc Paget's disease of the spine and its management
    A G Hadjipavlou
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Crete Medical School, Heraklion, Greece
    Eur Spine J 10:370-84. 2001
  9. pmc Plaster of Paris as bone substitute in spinal surgery
    A G Hadjipavlou
    Department of Orthopaedics, University of Crete, Heraklion, Greece
    Eur Spine J 10:S189-96. 2001
  10. ncbi request reprint Bilateral variation in radial bone speed of sound
    H Vrahoriti
    Department of Medical Physics, Faculty of Medicine, University of Crete, P O Box 2208, Iraklion, Crete, Greece
    Eur Radiol 14:953-8. 2004

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Publications28

  1. pmc Percutaneous transpedicular discectomy and drainage in pyogenic spondylodiscitis
    A G Hadjipavlou
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and Traumatology, University Hospital, 71110, Heraklion, Crete, Greece
    Eur Spine J 13:707-13. 2004
    ..The special point of this procedure is a minimally invasive technique with high diagnostic and therapeutic effectiveness...
  2. pmc Principles of management of osteometabolic disorders affecting the aging spine
    Alexander G Hadjipavlou
    School of Health Sciences, University of Crete, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and Traumatology, University General Hospital, PO Box 1352, 71110, Heraklion, Crete, Greece
    Eur Spine J 12:S113-31. 2003
    ..Five classes of drugs are available for the treatment of PD. Bisphosphonates are the most popular antipagetic drug and several forms have been investigated...
  3. ncbi request reprint Minimally invasive surgery for ablation of osteoid osteoma of the spine
    Alexander G Hadjipavlou
    Department of Orthopaedic Traumatology, University of Crete, School of Medicine, Heraklion, Crete, Greece
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 28:E472-7. 2003
    ..Compare the effectiveness of two different techniques for the management of osteoid osteoma of the spine...
  4. ncbi request reprint Serratia spondylodiscitis after elective lumbar spine surgery: a report of two cases
    Alexander G Hadjipavlou
    Department of Orthopaedics Traumatology, University Hospital of Heraklion, Crete, Greece
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 27:E507-12. 2002
    ..This report describes two cases of acute spondylodiscitis, caused by, complicating two different conditions: microdiscectomy for herniated nucleus pulposus and decompressing laminotomy for spinal stenosis...
  5. ncbi request reprint Percutaneous vertebroplasty and balloon kyphoplasty for the treatment of osteoporotic vertebral compression fractures and osteolytic tumours
    A G Hadjipavlou
    Department of Orthopaedics, University Hospital of Crete, Heraklion, Greece
    J Bone Joint Surg Br 87:1595-604. 2005
  6. ncbi request reprint Balloon kyphoplasty as a single or as an adjunct procedure for the management of symptomatic vertebral haemangiomas
    A Hadjipavlou
    Division of Spine Surgery, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and Traumatology University of Crete, Heraklion 71110, Crete, Greece
    J Bone Joint Surg Br 89:495-502. 2007
    ..For intraspinal extension with serious neurological deficit, a combination of balloon kyphoplasty with intralesional alcohol injection is effective...
  7. pmc Percutaneous core excision and radiofrequency thermo-coagulation for the ablation of osteoid osteoma of the spine
    Alexander G Hadjipavlou
    Department of Orthopaedics and Traumatology, University of Crete, Heraklion, Crete, Greece
    Eur Spine J 18:345-51. 2009
    ..Difficulties in targeting the nidus can lead to treatment failure. The minimal morbidity and the effectiveness of these minimally invasive procedures make them a valid alternative in the treatment of spinal osteoid osteoma...
  8. pmc Paget's disease of the spine and its management
    A G Hadjipavlou
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Crete Medical School, Heraklion, Greece
    Eur Spine J 10:370-84. 2001
    ..Several of these forms are still under investigation...
  9. pmc Plaster of Paris as bone substitute in spinal surgery
    A G Hadjipavlou
    Department of Orthopaedics, University of Crete, Heraklion, Greece
    Eur Spine J 10:S189-96. 2001
    ..We conclude that POP can be used to achieve a biomechanically stable interbody lumbar vertebral fusion. In addition, our literature review indicated that POP can be used as a vehicle for local delivery of antibiotics in bone infections...
  10. ncbi request reprint Bilateral variation in radial bone speed of sound
    H Vrahoriti
    Department of Medical Physics, Faculty of Medicine, University of Crete, P O Box 2208, Iraklion, Crete, Greece
    Eur Radiol 14:953-8. 2004
    ..0001 for all comparisons). The SOS measurements should be performed on both radial bones. A high-energy forearm fracture results in a decrease in SOS measured at the radius. Radial-bone SOS measurements cannot predict forearm BMD...
  11. pmc The effectiveness of calcitonin on chronic back pain and daily activities in postmenopausal women with osteoporosis
    G Papadokostakis
    Department of Orthopaedics and Traumatology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Crete Medical School, Iraklion, Crete 71110, Greece
    Eur Spine J 15:356-62. 2006
    ..Intranasal calcitonin has no effect on chronic back pain intensity and functional capacity of osteoporotic women regardless of the presence of fractures, degenerative disorders or chronic back pain of non-specific etiology...
  12. ncbi request reprint Conceptus radiation dose assessment from fluoroscopically assisted surgical treatment of hip fractures
    J Damilakis
    Department of Medical Physics, Faculty of Medicine, University of Crete, PO Box 1393, 71409 Iraklion, Crete, Greece
    Med Phys 30:2594-601. 2003
    ..Conceptus doses from a typical procedure is less than 1 mGy during all trimesters...
  13. ncbi request reprint Plaster of Paris as an osteoconductive material for interbody vertebral fusion in mature sheep
    A G Hadjipavlou
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and Traumatology, University of Kriti Medical School, Greece
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 25:10-5; discussion 16. 2000
    ..CONCLUSIONS: In the sheep, a tubular titanium mesh packed with plaster of paris forms an osteoconductive conduit to achieve a biomechanically stable interbody lumbar vertebral fusion...
  14. doi request reprint Effect of two sitting postures on lumbar sagittal alignment and intervertebral discs in runners
    A Dimitriadis
    Department of Orthopaedics, University of Crete, Crete, Greece
    Radiol Med 117:654-68. 2012
    ..We evaluated in vivo changes in lumbar lordosis and intervertebral discs in runners and assessed the relationship between these changes and degenerative disc disease in runners with and without a history of low back pain...
  15. ncbi request reprint Can radial bone mineral density and quantitative ultrasound measurements reduce the number of women who need axial density skeletal assessment?
    J Damilakis
    Department of Medical Physics, Faculty of Medicine, University of Crete, PO Box 1393, 71409 Iraklion, Crete, Greece
    Osteoporos Int 14:688-93. 2003
    ..SOS of the phalanges and radius appears to have less value in the detection of the women with low axial BMD...
  16. ncbi request reprint Patterns of pain and consulting behaviour in patients with musculoskeletal disorders in rural Crete, Greece
    Maria Antonopoulou
    Clinic of Social and Family Medicine, Department of Social Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Crete, Crete, Greece
    Fam Pract 24:209-16. 2007
    ..Musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs) account as a reason for frequent consultations in primary care. However, the magnitude of the problem at the GP's clinic, the patterns of pain and the consulting behaviour has not been sufficiently explored...
  17. ncbi request reprint Functional outcome of burst fractures of the thoracolumbar spine managed non-operatively, with early ambulation, evaluated using the load sharing classification
    A Aligizakis
    Department of Orthopaedics, University Hospital of Crete, Greece
    Acta Orthop Belg 68:279-87. 2002
    ..Because of the three characteristics of the fracture site this classification can also predict the structural results of spinal injury, such as posttraumatic kyphosis, as well as the functional outcome in conservatively treated patients...
  18. ncbi request reprint Neonatal screening for developmental dysplasia of the hip on the maternity wards in Crete, Greece. correlation to risk factors
    C Giannakopoulou
    Department of Neonatology, University of Crete, Greece
    Clin Exp Obstet Gynecol 29:148-52. 2002
    ..The incidence of DDH in newborns throughout the general population of Crete has also been investigated...
  19. ncbi request reprint External fixation devices in the treatment of fractures of the tibial plafond: a systematic review of the literature
    G Papadokostakis
    University Hospital of Crete, P O Box 1352, 7110 Heraklion, Crete, Greece
    J Bone Joint Surg Br 90:1-6. 2008
    ..In both groups, the outcome reporting score was very low; 60% of reports involving infection, nonunion or malunion scored 0 points...
  20. ncbi request reprint Paget's disease of the bone and its management
    Alexander G Hadjipavlou
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and Traumatology, University of Crete Medical School, Heraklion, Greece
    J Bone Joint Surg Br 84:160-9. 2002
  21. ncbi request reprint Intramedullary nailing for non-union of the humeral diaphysis: a review
    George M Kontakis
    Department of Orthopaedics Traumatology, University Hospital of Heraklion, Crete, Greece
    Injury 37:953-60. 2006
    ..Thus, intramedullary nailing in the treatment of humeral shaft non-unions can lead to successful outcomes when associated with autologous bone grafting...
  22. pmc Balloon kyphoplasty for the treatment of pathological vertebral compressive fractures
    Ioannis N Gaitanis
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and Traumatology, University of Crete Medical School, 71110 Heraklion, Crete, Greece
    Eur Spine J 14:250-60. 2005
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  23. ncbi request reprint Bone formation blocking closure of the expanded distal fins during removal of a Seidel humeral nail
    George M Kontakis
    Department of Orthopaedics Traumatology, University Hospital of Heraklion, 711 10 Heraklion, Crete, Greece
    Acta Orthop Belg 71:491-2. 2005
    ..The nail could only be extracted by forceful use of the extracting instrument, fortunately without complication...
  24. ncbi request reprint Restoring geometric and loading alignment of the thoracic spine with a vertebral compression fracture: effects of balloon (bone tamp) inflation and spinal extension
    Ioannis N Gaitanis
    Department of Veterans Affairs, Edward Hines Jr Veterans Affairs Hospital, 5th Avenue and Roosevelt Road, P O Box 5000 151, Hines, IL 60141, USA
    Spine J 5:45-54. 2005
    ..The alterations in spinal biomechanics as a result of osteoporotic VCF and the effects of deformity correction on the loads in the adjacent vertebral bodies are not fully understood...
  25. ncbi request reprint Relevance of the restoration of humeral length and retroversion in hemiarthroplasty for humeral head fractures
    Joseph J Christoforakis
    University Hospital of Heraklion, Crete, Greece
    Acta Orthop Belg 69:226-32. 2003
    ..7 degrees and the mean difference in length was 0.65 cm, between fractured and sound humerus. We attribute the very good clinical outcome in our series to the quality of the anatomical reconstruction that was performed...
  26. ncbi request reprint Surgical decompression for cervical spondylotic myelopathy: correlation between operative outcomes and MRI of the spinal cord
    Charalambos A Papadopoulos
    Department of Orthopedics and Traumatology, University of Crete, Heracleion, Crete
    Orthopedics 27:1087-91. 2004
    ..Statistical analyses of the recovery ratio showed that type 0 and type 1 intramedullary high-signal intensity indicates better prognosis than type 2...
  27. ncbi request reprint Factors associated with good outcome using lateral mass plate fixation
    Pavlos Katonis
    Department of Orthopedics and Traumatology, University of Crete, Medical School Heraklion, Crete, Greece
    Orthopedics 27:1080-6. 2004
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  28. ncbi request reprint Cervical stability with lateral mass plating: unicortical versus bicortical screw purchase
    Anthony J Muffoletto
    Department of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 28:778-81. 2003
    ..A biomechanical study using human cadaveric cervical spines was conducted...