All publications of “Alberto Ofenhejm Gotfryd”

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Cultural adaptation, reliability and validity of Japanese Orthopaedic Association Back Pain Evaluation Questionnaire to Brazilian Portuguese

Patrícia Rios Poletto, Daiana Kerry Picanço Gobbo, Alberto Ofenhejm Gotfryd, Sabrina Nieto Catania, Daphine de Carvalho Sousa, Sarita Barbosa Sanches Pereira

DOI: 10.1590/S1679-45082017AO3890

ABSTRACT Objective To describe the translation and cultural adaptation of the Japanese Orthopaedic Association Back Pain Evaluation Questionnaire into Brazilian Portuguese, and verifies the reliability and validity of this new version. Methods A cross-cultural adaptation of the Japanese Orthopaedic Association Back Pain Evaluation Questionnaire was performed using the following steps: translation, back-translation, committee review, and pre-testing phase (50 subjects). The psychometric properties were evaluated by application of the questionnaire to 102 patients. Reliability was assessed by homogeneity and stability of […]

Thoracolumbar Chance fracture during a professional female soccer game: case report

Alberto Ofenhejm Gotfryd, Fernando José Franzin, Roger Hartl

DOI: 10.1590/S1679-45082016RC3432

ABSTRACTWe report a rare case of an unstable flexion-distraction spine fracture with ligament involvement that occurred during a professional female soccer game. There were no neurological déficit. The patient had a painful midline gap which suggested ligamentar injury that was not immediately recognized. Despite that, proper immobilization and referral to hospital for further evaluation avoided additional spinal cord damage. The patient underwent a monosegmental posterior instrumentation spine fusion and after 6 months returned to professional soccer activities. This paper alerts […]

Analysis of epidemiology, lifestyle, and psychosocial factors in patients with back pain admitted to an orthopedic emergency unit

Alberto Ofenhejm Gotfryd, Edgar Santiago Valesin Filho, Dan Carai Maia Viola, Mario Lenza, Joselito Adriano da Silva, Angélica Santos Emi, [...]

DOI: 10.1590/S1679-45082015AO3320

ABSTRACTObjective:To correlate epidemiological data, lifestyle, and psychosocial factors as predictors for clinical manifestation of back pain in patients treated at the orthopedic emergency unit of a Brazilian tertiary care hospital, and to evaluate their interest in participating in a hypothetical program for physical rehabilitation.Methods:This is an observational cross-sectional study. We evaluated 210 patients from the emergency department of a tertiary hospital with a major complaint of back pain. We used: epidemiological multiple-choice questionnaires developed for this study; Oswestry questionnaire for […]

Reliability analysis of radiographic methods for determination of posterolateral lumbossacral fusion

Alberto Ofenhejm Gotfryd, Felipe de Moraes Pomar, Nicola Jorge Carneiro Neto, Fernando José Franzin, Luciano Miller Reis Rodrigues, Patricia Rios Poletto

DOI: 10.1590/S1679-45082014AO2964

ObjectiveTo analyze intra and interobserver agreement of two radiographic methods for evaluation of posterolateral lumbar arthrodesis.MethodsTwenty patients undergoing instrumented posterolateral fusion were evaluated by anteroposterior and dynamic lateral radiographs in maximal flexion and extension. The images were evaluated initially by 6 orthopedic surgeons, and after 8 weeks, reassessed by 4 of them, totaling 400 radiographic measurements. Intra and interobserver reliability were analyzed using the Kappa coefficient and Landis and Koch criteria.ResultsIntra and interobserver agreement regarding anteroposterior radiographs were, respectively, 76 […]