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For each issue of MO Journal, we interview respected surgeons from all over the world to find out more about their day to day lives, preferred surgical techniques and professional history. Browse our list of interviewees or perform a keyword search above.

Published in N°152 - March 2006

MICHEL-HENRY FESSY

MICHEL-HENRY FESSY

Ten years ago Gilles Bousquet died tragically and prematurely.
This issue of Maitrise Orthopédique is a tribute in memory of him.
The management of the department was then passed on to Michel Henry Fessy who has continued to work wholeheartedly at maintaining the tradition and quality of “Stéphanois” (St Etienne area) Orthopaedics.
Michel Henry has kindly accepted to speak about his arrival at Saint Etienne as well as his recollections and work with Gilles Bousquet.

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Published in N°125 - June 2003

JEAN-YVES MAIGNE

JEAN-YVES MAIGNE

Jean-Yves Maigne heads the Department of Physical Medicine at the Hôtel-Dieu Hospital in Paris.
For the 16th year running, he organizes and leads the 16th Spine Update seminar, which presents the latest achievements in the research, diagnosis, and medical treatment of vertebral disorders. This Interview provides many insights into what is commonly referred to as “backache”.

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Published in N°112 - March 2002

IAN KELLY

IAN KELLY

The tall figure of Ian Kelly is a well-known sight at meetings of shoulder surgeons.
Ian is known as an international authority on the rheumatoid shoulder.
He is from Scotland, and his kilt and his prowess at Scottish dancing are familiar to his colleagues. Like most Scots people, he loves France and the French. Interviewing him for Maîtrise Orthopédique was a mutual pleasure.

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Published in N°108 - November 2001

JEAN-CLAUDE POULIQUEN

JEAN-CLAUDE POULIQUEN

Jean-Claude Pouliquen has dedicated his life to paediatric surgery.
He has been heavily involved in the treatment of spinal deformities and limb length discrepancies. In this interview, he tells us about 30 years of orthopaedic achievements, from the early days at Garches, where he was taught by Robert and Jean Judet, to his work at the Enfants Malades children's hospital in Paris, where he succeeded his role model, Rigault.

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Published in N°99 - December 2000

MICHAEL SALEH

MICHAEL SALEH

Michael Saleh practices at the University of Sheffield, Great Britain. He has spent a lot of his time studying external fixation in the treatment of limb trauma.
From the concept of Ilizarov, he has been led to develop a device that brings together the biomechanical advantages of the existing systems: the Sheffield Hybrid Fixator.

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Published in N°97 - October 2000

JEAN PUGET

JEAN PUGET

Jean Puget organized and chaired the International Hip Congress '99, held last autumn at Toulouse. This event was very well attended, and allowed the dynamic Toulouse school of orthopaedic surgery to give a broad survey of where hip surgery stands today.

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Published in N°65 - June 1997

KARL ZWEYMULLER

Karl Zweymüller is well known in the German-speaking orthopaedic community, and beyond, for his work on cementless total hip arthroplasty; his own design of a hip prosthesis is widely used. Maîtrise Orthopédique met him in Vienna. In this interview, he describes the rationale and the development of his cementless device.

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