O Levy

Summary

Affiliation: Reading Shoulder Unit
Country: United Kingdom

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint The role of arthroscopy for the problem shoulder arthroplasty
    Graham M Tytherleigh-Strong
    Reading Shoulder Surgery Unit, Royal Berkshire Hospital, Berkshire, United Kingdom
    J Shoulder Elbow Surg 11:230-4. 2002
  2. ncbi request reprint Cementless surface replacement arthroplasty (Copeland CSRA) for osteoarthritis of the shoulder
    Ofer Levy
    Reading Shoulder Surgery Unit, Royal Berkshire Hospital, Reading, United Kingdom
    J Shoulder Elbow Surg 13:266-71. 2004
  3. doi request reprint Propionibacterium acnes: an underestimated etiology in the pathogenesis of osteoarthritis?
    Ofer Levy
    Reading Shoulder Unit, Royal Berkshire Hospital, Reading, England
    J Shoulder Elbow Surg 22:505-11. 2013
  4. pmc The "Hoover" (vacuum cleaner) technique for calcifying tendonitis deposits excision and removal of the calcific debris
    Atoun Ehud
    Reading Shoulder Unit, Royal Berkshire Hospital, Reading, UK
    Int J Shoulder Surg 6:97-8. 2012
  5. doi request reprint Medium to long-term outcome of thoracoscapular arthrodesis with screw fixation for facioscapulohumeral muscular dystrophy
    Alexander Van Tongel
    Reading Shoulder Unit, Royal Berkshire Hospital, London Road, Reading, Berkshire RG1 5AN, UK
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 95:1404-8. 2013
  6. ncbi request reprint The "purse-string" technique: an arthroscopic technique for stabilization of anteroinferior instability of the shoulder with early and medium-term results
    Ofer Levy
    Reading Shoulder Unit, Royal Berkshire Hospital, Reading, England
    Arthroscopy 23:57-64. 2007
  7. ncbi request reprint Copeland surface replacement arthroplasty of the shoulder in rheumatoid arthritis
    Ofer Levy
    Reading Shoulder Unit, Royal Berkshire Hospital, Reading RG1 5AN, United Kingdom
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 86:512-8. 2004
  8. doi request reprint Arthroscopic capsular release for posttraumatic shoulder stiffness
    Ofer Levy
    Reading Shoulder Unit, Royal Berkshire Hospitals NHS Trust, Reading, United Kingdom
    J Shoulder Elbow Surg 17:410-4. 2008
  9. doi request reprint Measurement of blood flow in the rotator cuff using laser Doppler flowmetry
    O Levy
    Reading Shoulder Unit, Royal Berkshire Hospital, Reading RG1 5AN, UK
    J Bone Joint Surg Br 90:893-8. 2008
  10. doi request reprint The role of anterior deltoid reeducation in patients with massive irreparable degenerative rotator cuff tears
    Ofer Levy
    Reading Shoulder Unit, Royal Berkshire Hospital, Reading, United Kingdom
    J Shoulder Elbow Surg 17:863-70. 2008

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Publications33

  1. ncbi request reprint The role of arthroscopy for the problem shoulder arthroplasty
    Graham M Tytherleigh-Strong
    Reading Shoulder Surgery Unit, Royal Berkshire Hospital, Berkshire, United Kingdom
    J Shoulder Elbow Surg 11:230-4. 2002
    ..Arthroscopy after shoulder arthroplasty is useful for the diagnosis and treatment of pain and loss of motion in selected patients but can be technically challenging...
  2. ncbi request reprint Cementless surface replacement arthroplasty (Copeland CSRA) for osteoarthritis of the shoulder
    Ofer Levy
    Reading Shoulder Surgery Unit, Royal Berkshire Hospital, Reading, United Kingdom
    J Shoulder Elbow Surg 13:266-71. 2004
    ..It does seem that the humeral component does not need a stem or cement for fixation...
  3. doi request reprint Propionibacterium acnes: an underestimated etiology in the pathogenesis of osteoarthritis?
    Ofer Levy
    Reading Shoulder Unit, Royal Berkshire Hospital, Reading, England
    J Shoulder Elbow Surg 22:505-11. 2013
    ..We recently noted P acnes in shoulder joint cultures in patients undergoing primary shoulder replacement for glenohumeral arthropathy without any signs of infection...
  4. pmc The "Hoover" (vacuum cleaner) technique for calcifying tendonitis deposits excision and removal of the calcific debris
    Atoun Ehud
    Reading Shoulder Unit, Royal Berkshire Hospital, Reading, UK
    Int J Shoulder Surg 6:97-8. 2012
    ..The use of this technique resulted in good clinical outcome with improved post operative pain...
  5. doi request reprint Medium to long-term outcome of thoracoscapular arthrodesis with screw fixation for facioscapulohumeral muscular dystrophy
    Alexander Van Tongel
    Reading Shoulder Unit, Royal Berkshire Hospital, London Road, Reading, Berkshire RG1 5AN, UK
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 95:1404-8. 2013
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the medium to long-term outcome of thoracoscapular arthrodesis with screw fixation (the modified Howard-Copeland technique)...
  6. ncbi request reprint The "purse-string" technique: an arthroscopic technique for stabilization of anteroinferior instability of the shoulder with early and medium-term results
    Ofer Levy
    Reading Shoulder Unit, Royal Berkshire Hospital, Reading, England
    Arthroscopy 23:57-64. 2007
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  7. ncbi request reprint Copeland surface replacement arthroplasty of the shoulder in rheumatoid arthritis
    Ofer Levy
    Reading Shoulder Unit, Royal Berkshire Hospital, Reading RG1 5AN, United Kingdom
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 86:512-8. 2004
    ..We hypothesized that surface replacement may offer some advantages over stemmed prostheses...
  8. doi request reprint Arthroscopic capsular release for posttraumatic shoulder stiffness
    Ofer Levy
    Reading Shoulder Unit, Royal Berkshire Hospitals NHS Trust, Reading, United Kingdom
    J Shoulder Elbow Surg 17:410-4. 2008
    ..Most patients (95%) expressed satisfaction with their outcome. Arthroscopic capsular release is a useful treatment for resistant posttraumatic stiff shoulder, particularly to alleviate of pain and restore a functional ROM...
  9. doi request reprint Measurement of blood flow in the rotator cuff using laser Doppler flowmetry
    O Levy
    Reading Shoulder Unit, Royal Berkshire Hospital, Reading RG1 5AN, UK
    J Bone Joint Surg Br 90:893-8. 2008
    ..The measured flux decreases with advancing impingement, but there is a substantial increase at the edges of rotator cuff tears. This might reflect an attempt at repair...
  10. doi request reprint The role of anterior deltoid reeducation in patients with massive irreparable degenerative rotator cuff tears
    Ofer Levy
    Reading Shoulder Unit, Royal Berkshire Hospital, Reading, United Kingdom
    J Shoulder Elbow Surg 17:863-70. 2008
    ..We recommend that a structured deltoid rehabilitation program is suitable for elderly patients with massive rotator cuff tears...
  11. doi request reprint Mid-term clinical and sonographic outcome of arthroscopic repair of the rotator cuff
    O Levy
    Reading Shoulder Unit, Royal Berkshire Hospital, London Road, Reading RG1 5AN, UK
    J Bone Joint Surg Br 90:1341-7. 2008
    ..Recurrent tears appear to be linked to age-related degeneration. Arthroscopic repair of the rotator cuff leads to high rates of satisfaction (92%) and good functional results, albeit with a recurrence rate of 18.6% (19 of 102)...
  12. doi request reprint The active elevation lag sign and the triangle sign: new clinical signs of trapezius palsy
    Ofer Levy
    Reading Shoulder Unit, Royal Berkshire Hospital, Reading, United Kingdom
    J Shoulder Elbow Surg 18:573-6. 2009
    ..Spinal accessory nerve palsy causing trapezius dysfunction can lead to significant disability. Diagnosis is frequently delayed or inaccurate leading to inappropriate treatment...
  13. doi request reprint "Put your 'extended' finger on the bleeder": the use of direct pressure from the shaver blade to achieve hemostasis
    Ofer Levy
    Reading Shoulder Unit, Royal Berkshire Hospital, Reading, United Kingdom
    Arthroscopy 27:867-9. 2011
    ..Our technique involves the use of the barrel end of the shaver blade to apply direct pressure on the bleeding vessel for 3 seconds to stop the bleeding. This is a simple, time-efficient, and cost-effective method of achieving hemostasis...
  14. ncbi request reprint Copeland surface replacement of the shoulder. Results of an hydroxyapatite-coated cementless implant in patients over 80 years of age
    H Mullett
    Reading Shoulder Surgery Unit, Royal Berkshire Hospital, London Road, Reading RG1, 5AN, UK
    J Bone Joint Surg Br 89:1466-9. 2007
    ..The mean Constant score adjusted for age and gender, improved from 15.1% to 77%. Copeland surface replacement shoulder arthroplasty may be performed with minimal morbidity and rapid rehabilitation in the elderly...
  15. ncbi request reprint Cementless surface replacement arthroplasty of the shoulder. 5- to 10-year results with the Copeland mark-2 prosthesis
    O Levy
    Royal Berkshire Hospital, Reading, England, UK
    J Bone Joint Surg Br 83:213-21. 2001
    ..Revision or arthrodesis can be undertaken easily since the bone stock has been maintained with no loss of length...
  16. ncbi request reprint Thermal capsular shrinkage for shoulder instability. Mid-term longitudinal outcome study
    O Levy
    Royal Berkshire Hospital, Reading, England
    J Bone Joint Surg Br 83:640-5. 2001
    ..We believe that the minimal morbidity involved makes thermal shrinkage a viable alternative to open capsular shift in this difficult group of patients...
  17. ncbi request reprint Regeneration of the coracoacromial ligament after acromioplasty and arthroscopic subacromial decompression
    O Levy
    Department of Shoulder Surgery, Royal Berkshire Hospital, Reading, Berkshire, United Kingdom
    J Shoulder Elbow Surg 10:317-20. 2001
    ..Histology in all patients revealed appearances indistinguishable from normal ligament, which was in continuity with the reformed periosteum of the acromion...
  18. ncbi request reprint Reossification and fusion across the acromioclavicular joint after arthroscopic acromioplasty and distal clavicle resection
    G Tytherleigh-Strong
    Reading Shoulder Surgery Unit, Department of Orthopaedics, The Royal Berkshire Hospital, Reading, England
    Arthroscopy 17:E36. 2001
    ..We report a case of reossification of the clavicle and fusion across the AC joint following arthroscopic acromioplasty and distal clavicle resection...
  19. ncbi request reprint Histologic evaluation of the glenohumeral joint capsule after radiofrequency capsular shrinkage for atraumatic instability
    Samir N Massoud
    Reading Shoulder Unit, Royal Berkshire Hospital, Reading, England
    J Shoulder Elbow Surg 16:163-8. 2007
    ..5, chi2 test). A histologic score was introduced, and this was found to have an excellent intraobserver agreement (weighted kappa, 0.840) and a moderate interobserver agreement (weighted kappa, 0.698)...
  20. ncbi request reprint Arthroscopic treatment of a massive acromioclavicular joint cyst
    Hannan Mullett
    Reading Shoulder Unit, Royal Berkshire Hospital, Reading, England
    Arthroscopy 23:446.e1-4. 2007
    ..Arthroscopic treatment of a massive AC joint cyst allows assessment of associated pathology, is minimally invasive, and allows early rehabilitation...
  21. ncbi request reprint Geometrical analysis of Copeland surface replacement shoulder arthroplasty in relation to normal anatomy
    Simon R Thomas
    Reading Shoulder Surgery Unit, Royal Berkshire Hospital, Reading, United Kingdom
    J Shoulder Elbow Surg 14:186-92. 2005
    ..Function depends on adequate restoration of this lever arm without overstuffing the joint...
  22. ncbi request reprint Operative management of the frozen shoulder in patients with diabetes
    Samir N Massoud
    Royal Berkshire Hospital, Reading
    J Shoulder Elbow Surg 11:609-13. 2002
    ..We recommend manipulation under anesthesia for the resistant frozen shoulder in patients with diabetes. Arthroscopic release is required when mobilization under anesthesia is not possible...
  23. ncbi request reprint The vertical-apical suture Bankart lesion repair for anteroinferior glenohumeral instability
    Samir N Massoud
    Reading Shoulder Unit, Royal Berkshire Hospital, London Road, Reading, RG1 5AN, United Kingdom
    J Shoulder Elbow Surg 11:481-5. 2002
    ..There were no complications. We recommend the vertical-apical suture as a technique for Bankart repair that uses absorbable sutures and no suture anchors or tacks...
  24. ncbi request reprint Inferior capsular shift for multidirectional instability following failed laser-assisted capsular shrinkage
    Samir N Massoud
    Royal Berkshire Hospital, Reading, United Kingdom
    J Shoulder Elbow Surg 11:305-8. 2002
    ..There were no complications. We conclude that the results of an inferior capsular shift for multidirectional instability are not necessarily adversely affected by a previous failed laser-assisted capsular shrinkage procedure...
  25. ncbi request reprint Arthroscopic management of the painful snapping scapula
    Eyiyemi O Pearse
    Reading Shoulder Unit, Royal Berkshire Hospital, Reading, England
    Arthroscopy 22:755-61. 2006
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the results of the arthroscopic management of the snapping scapula syndrome...
  26. ncbi request reprint "Wet diapers--dry patients": an effective dressing for patients undergoing arthroscopic shoulder surgery
    Atul Kapila
    Reading Shoulder Unit, Royal Berkshire Hospital, Reading, Berkshire, England
    Arthroscopy 21:253-5. 2005
    ..It is highly absorbent, cost-effective, and easy to apply. We have used this dressing successfully in more than 1,500 shoulder arthroscopies over the last 3 years with no adverse reaction...
  27. ncbi request reprint Radiofrequency capsular shrinkage for voluntary shoulder instability
    Samir N Massoud
    Reading Shoulder Unit, Royal Berkshire Hospital, Reading, England, UK
    J Shoulder Elbow Surg 16:43-8. 2007
    ..Results are improved with repeat capsular shrinkage. Radiofrequency capsular shrinkage is not recommended for patients who have had previous stabilization surgery...
  28. ncbi request reprint Subacromial plica as a cause of impingement in the shoulder
    Lennard Funk
    Reading Shoulder Unit, Royal Berkshire Hospital, Reading, United Kingdom
    J Shoulder Elbow Surg 15:697-700. 2006
    ..The younger age predominance correlates with the findings of plicae in the knee. Our findings suggest that subacromial plicae may be a cause of impingement in young patients...
  29. ncbi request reprint Mechanical properties of regenerated coracoacromial ligament after subacromial decompression
    Ulrich Hansen
    The Reading Shoulder Surgery Unit, Royal Berkshire Hospital, London, United Kingdom
    J Shoulder Elbow Surg 13:51-6. 2004
    ..The results indicate that the ligament may possibly regain normal mechanical properties after regeneration times in excess of 3 years...
  30. ncbi request reprint Peripheral paresthesia in patients with subacromial impingement syndrome
    Manoj Sivan
    Reading Shoulder Unit RSU, Royal Berkshire Hospital, Reading, UK
    Arch Orthop Trauma Surg 127:609-12. 2007
    ..In the current literature, there is no description of such paresthesia being a part of the clinical picture of impingement syndrome...
  31. ncbi request reprint Posttraumatic locked dislocation of congenital pseudarthrosis of the clavicle
    Giuseppe Sforza
    Reading Shoulder Surgery Unit, Royal Berkshire Hospital, United Kingdom
    J Shoulder Elbow Surg 14:336-7. 2005
  32. ncbi request reprint Wear in the prosthetic shoulder: association with design parameters
    Andrew R Hopkins
    Biomechanics Section, Mechanical Engineering Department, Imperial College London, London, SW7 2AZ, UK
    J Biomech Eng 129:223-30. 2007
    ....
  33. doi request reprint Arthroscopic stabilization of Neer type 2 fracture is not necessary
    Ofer Levy
    Arthroscopy 24:247. 2008