Mazda Farshad

Summary

Affiliation: Balgrist University Hospital
Country: Switzerland

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Asymmetry of the multifidus muscle in lumbar radicular nerve compression
    Mazda Farshad
    Balgrist University Hospital, University of Zurich, Forchstrasse 340, 8008, Zurich, Switzerland
    Skeletal Radiol 43:49-53. 2014
  2. pmc Abduction extension cervical nerve root stress test: anatomical basis and clinical relevance
    M Farshad
    Department of Orthopaedics, Balgrist University Hospital, University of Zurich, Forchstrasse 340, 8008 Zurich, Switzerland
    Eur Spine J 22:1522-5. 2013
  3. doi request reprint Corrective osteotomy of distal radial deformities: a new method of guided locking fixed screw positioning
    M Farshad
    Balgrist University Hospital, University of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
    J Hand Surg Eur Vol 38:29-34. 2013
  4. pmc Revision of reversed total shoulder arthroplasty. Indications and outcome
    Mazda Farshad
    Balgrist University Hospital, University of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 13:160. 2012
  5. doi request reprint Does subacromial injection of a local anesthetic influence strength in healthy shoulders?: a double-blinded, placebo-controlled study
    Mazda Farshad
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Balgrist University Hospital, Forchstrasse 340, 8008 Zurich, Switzerland
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 94:1751-5. 2012
  6. pmc Effect of age on fatty infiltration of supraspinatus muscle after experimental tendon release in rats
    Mazda Farshad
    Balgrist University Hospital, University of Zurich, Forchstrasse 340, 8008 Zurich, Switzerland
    BMC Res Notes 4:530. 2011
  7. pmc Reverse total shoulder arthroplasty-from the most to the least common complication
    Mazda Farshad
    Department of Orthopaedics, Balgrist University Hospital, University of Zurich, Switzerland
    Int Orthop 34:1075-82. 2010
  8. pmc Reconstruction versus conservative treatment after rupture of the anterior cruciate ligament: cost effectiveness analysis
    Mazda Farshad
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, University of Zurich, Balgrist University Hospital, Zurich, Switzerland
    BMC Health Serv Res 11:317. 2011
  9. pmc Determining utility values in patients with anterior cruciate ligament tears using clinical scoring systems
    Mazda Farshad
    Balgrist University Hospital, Orthopedic Surgery, University of Zurich, Switzerland
    BMC Health Serv Res 11:182. 2011
  10. doi request reprint Embossing of a screw thread and TCP granules enhances the fixation strength of compressed ACL grafts with interference screws
    Mazda Farshad
    Balgrist University Hospital, University of Zurich, Forchstrasse 340, 8008 Zurich, Switzerland
    Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc 20:268-74. 2012

Detail Information

Publications33

  1. doi request reprint Asymmetry of the multifidus muscle in lumbar radicular nerve compression
    Mazda Farshad
    Balgrist University Hospital, University of Zurich, Forchstrasse 340, 8008, Zurich, Switzerland
    Skeletal Radiol 43:49-53. 2014
    ..This study aimes to evaluate if the asymmetry of the multifidus muscle is related to the severity of compression of the nerve root or the duration of radiculopathy...
  2. pmc Abduction extension cervical nerve root stress test: anatomical basis and clinical relevance
    M Farshad
    Department of Orthopaedics, Balgrist University Hospital, University of Zurich, Forchstrasse 340, 8008 Zurich, Switzerland
    Eur Spine J 22:1522-5. 2013
    ..The aim of this bi-modal study was to find the most effective way to stretch the cervical nerve roots anatomically in cadavers and to assess its value in the clinical setting...
  3. doi request reprint Corrective osteotomy of distal radial deformities: a new method of guided locking fixed screw positioning
    M Farshad
    Balgrist University Hospital, University of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
    J Hand Surg Eur Vol 38:29-34. 2013
    ..1.4 mm) more predictably than the standard technique but there was no advantage in correction of volar tilt (SD of 6° vs. 4°). In our experience the new device makes corrective osteotomy of the distal radius easier and more reliable...
  4. pmc Revision of reversed total shoulder arthroplasty. Indications and outcome
    Mazda Farshad
    Balgrist University Hospital, University of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 13:160. 2012
    ..It was therefore the purpose of this retrospective study, to identify the reasons for revision of RTSA and to report outcomes...
  5. doi request reprint Does subacromial injection of a local anesthetic influence strength in healthy shoulders?: a double-blinded, placebo-controlled study
    Mazda Farshad
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Balgrist University Hospital, Forchstrasse 340, 8008 Zurich, Switzerland
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 94:1751-5. 2012
    ..We hypothesized that subacromial injection of a local anesthetic could decrease shoulder abduction and/or external rotation strength, resulting in physical examination findings that could mislead the clinician...
  6. pmc Effect of age on fatty infiltration of supraspinatus muscle after experimental tendon release in rats
    Mazda Farshad
    Balgrist University Hospital, University of Zurich, Forchstrasse 340, 8008 Zurich, Switzerland
    BMC Res Notes 4:530. 2011
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  7. pmc Reverse total shoulder arthroplasty-from the most to the least common complication
    Mazda Farshad
    Department of Orthopaedics, Balgrist University Hospital, University of Zurich, Switzerland
    Int Orthop 34:1075-82. 2010
    ..Their incidence and the results of their treatment are inconsistently reported. To document and then prevent complications, a standardised monitoring tool including clear definitions and assessment instructions appears necessary...
  8. pmc Reconstruction versus conservative treatment after rupture of the anterior cruciate ligament: cost effectiveness analysis
    Mazda Farshad
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, University of Zurich, Balgrist University Hospital, Zurich, Switzerland
    BMC Health Serv Res 11:317. 2011
    ..A critical evaluation of benefits and expenditures of both treatment options as in a cost effectiveness analysis seems well-suited to provide valuable information for treating physicians and healthcare policymakers...
  9. pmc Determining utility values in patients with anterior cruciate ligament tears using clinical scoring systems
    Mazda Farshad
    Balgrist University Hospital, Orthopedic Surgery, University of Zurich, Switzerland
    BMC Health Serv Res 11:182. 2011
    ..These values will be used for the interpretation and comparison of outcome results in the currently available literature for different treatment options...
  10. doi request reprint Embossing of a screw thread and TCP granules enhances the fixation strength of compressed ACL grafts with interference screws
    Mazda Farshad
    Balgrist University Hospital, University of Zurich, Forchstrasse 340, 8008 Zurich, Switzerland
    Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc 20:268-74. 2012
    ..Further, the otherwise slippery graft surface was modified with impressed tricalcium phosphate granules (TCP) to improve friction and mechanical hold...
  11. doi request reprint Helical cutting as a new method for tendon-lengthening in continuity
    Mazda Farshad
    Department of Orthopaedics, University Hospital Balgrist, Forchstrasse 340, 8008 Zurich, Switzerland
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 93:733-8. 2011
    ..The purpose of this study was to develop a new method to increase the potential range of attainable tendon length while preserving a degree of tendon continuity...
  12. doi request reprint Structure of retracted tendons after staged repair following continuous traction
    Mazda Farshad
    Department of Orthopedics, University of Zurich, Balgrist University Hospital, Forchstrasse 340, 8008, Zurich, Switzerland
    Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc 19:2131-7. 2011
    ..We quantified changes in chronically retracted tendons undergoing no repair or a staged repair involving an initial re-lengthening of the musculotendinous unit by traction in a sheep model of massive rotator cuff tear...
  13. doi request reprint Anabolic steroids reduce muscle damage caused by rotator cuff tendon release in an experimental study in rabbits
    C Gerber
    Department of Orthopedics, University of Zurich, Balgrist University Hospital, Forchstrasse 340, Zurich, Switzerland
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 93:2189-95. 2011
    ..The purpose of this study was to test the hypothesis that the administration of anabolic steroids can diminish these muscular changes following experimental supraspinatus tendon release in the rabbit...
  14. doi request reprint Contact pressure on ACL hamstring grafts in the bone tunnel with interference screw fixation--dynamic adaptation under load
    Dominik C Meyer
    Balgrist University Hospital, University of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
    Knee 19:676-9. 2012
    ..We analyzed the resultant graft-tunnel contact pressure using an in vitro model of human cadaver 8mm hamstring grafts...
  15. doi request reprint Rotator cuff muscles lose responsiveness to anabolic steroids after tendon tear and musculotendinous retraction: an experimental study in sheep
    Christian Gerber
    Balgrist University Hospital, University of Zurich, Switzerland
    Am J Sports Med 40:2454-61. 2012
    ..Although continuous musculotendinous relengthening can experimentally restore muscular architecture, restoration of atrophy and fatty infiltration is hitherto impossible...
  16. doi request reprint The Latarjet procedure for the treatment of recurrence of anterior instability of the shoulder after operative repair: a retrospective case series of forty-nine consecutive patients
    Samuel L Schmid
    Department of Orthopaedics, University Hospital Balgrist, University of Zurich, Forchstrasse 340, 8008 Zurich, Switzerland
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 94:e75. 2012
    ..The purpose of this study was to verify the hypothesis that this procedure is also effective for treating recurrent glenohumeral instability after previous operative repair...
  17. doi request reprint Viscoelastic adaptation of tendon graft material to compression: biomechanical quantification of graft preconditioning
    Dominik C Meyer
    Department of Orthopedics, University of Zurich, Balgrist, Forchstrasse 340, 8008, Zurich, Switzerland
    Arch Orthop Trauma Surg 132:1315-20. 2012
    ..The hypothesis of this study was that under compressive loads, tendon grafts will undergo a temporary volumetric (and therefore diametric) reduction, due to the extrusion of water from the tendon...
  18. doi request reprint Stitch positioning influences the suture hold in supraspinatus tendon repair
    Karl Wieser
    Orthopaedic Department, Balgrist Hospital, University of Zurich, Forchstrasse 340, 8008 Zurich, Switzerland
    Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc 21:1587-92. 2013
    ..This study was designed to compare the pull-out strength of simple suture stitches in human supraspinatus tendons with respect to the position of the rotator cable...
  19. pmc Deltoid muscle shape analysis with magnetic resonance imaging in patients with chronic rotator cuff tears
    Dominik C Meyer
    Orthopaedic Department, Balgrist University Hospital, University of Zurich, Ramistrasse 71, 8006, Zurich, Switzerland
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 14:247. 2013
    ..We set out to analyse the size and shape of the deltoid muscle on MR-arthrographies, and analyse its influence on shoulder function and its adaption (i.e. atrophy) for reduced shoulder function...
  20. ncbi request reprint Interference screws should be shorter than the hamstring tendon graft in the bone tunnel for best fixation
    Michael Stalder
    Department of Orthopedics, University of Zurich, Balgrist, Forchstrasse 340, 8008, Zurich, Switzerland
    Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc 21:584-8. 2013
    ..As the typical failure mode of the graft is to slip past the interference screw, it was hypothesized that the position and configuration of the graft end may be of influence on the fixation strength...
  21. doi request reprint Suture slippage in knotless suture anchors as a potential failure mechanism in rotator cuff repair
    Karl Wieser
    Orthopaedic Department, University of Zurich, Balgrist Hospital, Switzerland
    Arthroscopy 28:1622-7. 2012
    ..To quantify the strength of suture fixation of knotless suture anchors in relation to the anchors' pullout strength and to compare these results with the static friction between different sutures and anchor materials...
  22. ncbi request reprint Retraction of supraspinatus muscle and tendon as predictors of success of rotator cuff repair
    Dominik C Meyer
    Balgrist University Hospital, Orthopaedic Department, University of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
    Am J Sports Med 40:2242-7. 2012
    ..The structural failure rate of rotator cuff repair can exceed 50%. Important predictors for repair failure are preoperative fatty muscle infiltration and myotendinous retraction...
  23. doi request reprint Operative treatment of chronic irreparable Achilles tendon ruptures with large flexor hallucis longus tendon transfers
    Stefan Rahm
    University of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
    Foot Ankle Int 34:1100-10. 2013
    ..We hypothesized that the type of technique would have a notable impact on outcome...
  24. doi request reprint Latissimus dorsi tendon transfer for treatment of irreparable posterosuperior rotator cuff tears: long-term results at a minimum follow-up of ten years
    Christian Gerber
    Department of Orthopaedics, Balgrist University Hospital, Forchstrasse 340, 8008 Zurich, Switzerland E mail address for B K Moor
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 95:1920-6. 2013
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate the long-term outcome of such transfers for irreparable posterosuperior rotator cuff tears to determine the durability of the results and to identify risk factors for an unfavorable outcome...
  25. doi request reprint Bilateral diffuse pigmented villonodular synovitis of the knee
    Georg Klammer
    Department of Orthopaedics, Uniklinik Balgrist, Zurich, Switzerland
    J Knee Surg 26:S67-71. 2013
    ..Reports of bi- or multiarticular manifestation are at best rare. Here, a case of a 16-year-old girl with bilateral diffuse PVNS of the knee allows discussion of diagnostic and treatment considerations. ..
  26. doi request reprint Diagnostic performance of MRI measurements to assess hindfoot malalignment. An assessment of four measurement techniques
    Florian M Buck
    Radiology, University Hospital Balgrist and University of Zurich, Forchstrasse 340, 8008, Zurich, Switzerland
    Eur Radiol 23:2594-601. 2013
    ..To investigate the ability of coronal non-weight-bearing MR images to discriminate between normal and abnormal hindfoot alignment...
  27. ncbi request reprint Experimental loss of menisci, cartilage and subchondral bone gradually increases anteroposterior knee laxity
    Karl Wieser
    Orthopedic Department, Balgrist University Hospital, University of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
    Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc 20:2104-8. 2012
    ..We hypothesise that joint degeneration, however, may influence the anteroposterior knee laxity. Therefore, we set out to test this hypothesis simulating a progressively 'degenerated' joint in an experimental cadaveric setting...
  28. doi request reprint Quantitative analysis of muscle and tendon retraction in chronic rotator cuff tears
    Dominik C Meyer
    Orthopedic Department, Balgrist University Hospital, University of Zurich, Ch 8008 Zurich, Switzerland
    Am J Sports Med 40:606-10. 2012
    ..However, it is currently unknown to what extent the muscle and tendon contribute to the degree of total retraction. Further understanding of this may possibly influence the strategy of musculotendinous reconstruction...
  29. ncbi request reprint Osteochondral glenoid allograft for biologic resurfacing of the glenoid: biomechanical comparison of novel design concepts
    Christian Gerber
    Department of Orthopaedics, University of Zurich, Balgrist University Hospital, Zurich, Switzerland
    J Shoulder Elbow Surg 20:909-16. 2011
    ..We hypothesised that a new concept for a press-fit osteochondral allograft glenoid replacement would restore the anatomic geometry of the glenoid, with primary stability guaranteed by the construct through press-fit fixation alone...
  30. doi request reprint Amplitude and strength of muscle contraction are reduced in experimental tears of the rotator cuff
    Dominik C Meyer
    Balgrist University Hospital, University of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
    Am J Sports Med 39:1456-61. 2011
    ..Chronic tendon tears lead to retraction, fatty infiltration, and atrophy of the respective muscle. These muscle changes are decision-making criteria in rotator cuff tear management...
  31. pmc Posterior correction of thoracic adolescent idiopathic scoliosis with pedicle screw instrumentation: results of 48 patients with minimal 10-year follow-up
    Kan Min
    Deptarment of Orthopaedics, Balgrist Clinic, University of Zurich, Forchstrasse 340, 8008 Zurich, Switzerland
    Eur Spine J 22:345-54. 2013
    ..Long-term results are scarce. We report clinical, radiological and pulmonary function results of 48 consecutive patients with 10-year minimal follow-up...
  32. ncbi request reprint Imaging of acute cervical spine trauma: when to obtain which modality
    Erika J Ulbrich
    Department of Radiology, University Hospital Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
    Semin Musculoskelet Radiol 17:380-8. 2013
    ..The advantages and disadvantages of available imaging modalities for selected cervical spine injury patterns are also illuminated to simplify the decision making on when to use which modality. ..
  33. doi request reprint Early complications and recurrence rates after Kirschner wire transfixion in lesser toe surgery: a prospective randomized study
    Georg Klammer
    University of Zurich, Balgrist Orthopaedics, Zurich, Switzerland
    Foot Ankle Int 33:105-12. 2012
    ..We hypothesized that a transfixion time of 3 weeks when compared to 6 weeks would decrease complication rates without an increase in the rate of recurrent deformity...