Abdurrahman Ozçelik

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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)
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)
OBJECTIVES In this study the relationship between knee osteoarthritis and rotational alignment of the lower limb was prospectively evaluated. PATIENTS AND METHODS We evaluated the computed tomographic (CT) scans and conventional radiographs of 85 patients (69 females, 16 males; mean age 60.1; range 43 to 81 years) with knee pain for measurement of(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)
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)
Thirty-two patients with radiographic evidence of scaphoid nonunion were preoperatively evaluated by magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), then observed intraoperatively for punctate bleeding of the fragments. Although MRI and intraoperative findings matched in 19 patients, there was no correlation in 13 patients. While 7 of these latter patients showed normal(More)
In this study, we report on a 46-year-old female patient with bilateral severe gonarthrosis due to rheumatoid arthritis. Simultaneous bilateral cemented total knee arthroplasty was performed. Bilateral common peroneal nerve palsy was observed on the second postoperative day. The electromyographic diagnosis was "bilateral axonotmesis". Complete clinical and(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)