Abdurrahman Ozçelik

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We treated 36 scaphoid fractures in 34 patients with trapezio-lunate external fixation. According to the Herbert and Fisher classification, there were 16 type B1, 14 type B2, four type B3 and two type B4 fractures. Trapezial and lunate pins broke in three patients and these were rated as failures. The remaining 33 fractures were followed-up for 3 years and(More)
The aim of this study was to assess the correlation between the occurrence of iatrogenic ulnar nerve injury and frontal and saggital angular insertion of the medial pin in type 3 pediatric supracondylar humerus fractures treated by closed reduction and percutaneous fixation using a cross-pin configuration. Radiographs of 90 children were retrospectively(More)
BACKGROUND Understanding the exact contribution of the supporting ligaments to the functional integrity of the wrist is crucial for the diagnosis and treatment of carpal instabilities. The present study evaluates functional significance of the wrist ligaments with respect to carpal instabilities. MATERIALS AND METHODS Sixteen fresh cadaver wrists were(More)
OBJECTIVES To determine the normal values of several radiographic acetabular angles in individuals of Eskişehir region. METHODS The acetabular index (AI) angle, acetabular angle (AA) of Sharp and the ACM angle were measured in 1162 normal hips (n=581, 251 males, 330 females; mean age 33 years; range 5 to 75 years). For AI angle, Hilgenreiner's line and(More)
OBJECTIVES The aim of this study was to evaluate the results of a newborn ultrasonographic hip screening program conducted at 3-4 weeks of life, and to assess its utility and feasibility in Turkey. METHODS During a three-year period, parents of 1440 newborns were interviewed within 48 hours following birth to be informed in detail about developmental(More)
AIM On the suspected carpal instabilities stress views are recommended but not often used. The present study evaluates the reliability of the dorsal and volar stress radiographs on patients with posttraumatic wrist pain. PATIENTS AND METHODS Stress radiographs of the wrists were examined in 22 patients with chronic wrist pain and the results were compared(More)
A 20-year-old male was admitted to emergency room with convulsion. He had insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus for 8 years. He had suffered nocturnal hypoglycemia after strenuous exercise without additional calories. After recovery, the patient complained of bilateral anterior shoulder dislocation. Patient's history revealed another episode of bilateral(More)
Ultrasonographic examinations of both hips of 133 children whose age ranged from 13 to 72 months were performed using the Graf's method. A standard plane which was mandatory prior to the hip typing could be obtained in 93, 91, 84, 79 and 66% of the sonograms for 13-24, 25-36, 37-48, 49-60 and 61-72 months age groups, respectively. The 61-72 months age group(More)