Ahmet Cumhur Kinaci

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PURPOSE This study measured the diagnostic performance characteristics and reliability of 2-dimensional (2DCT) and 3-dimensional (3DCT) computed tomography images and modeling of coronoid fractures. METHOD The treating surgeon and first assistant evaluated 28 fractures for fracture type, specific characteristics, and proposed treatment. The observers(More)
PURPOSE This study tested the null hypothesis that there are no differences between the preferences of hand surgeons and those patients with carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) facing decisions about management of CTS (ie, the preferred content of a decision aid). METHODS One hundred three hand surgeons of the Science of Variation Group and 79 patients with CTS(More)
Bone graft and bone graft substitutes are used to provide structural support and enhance bone healing. Autogenous, allogeneic, and artificial bone grafts each have advantages and drawbacks. The development of allografts, synthetic bone grafts, and new operative techniques may have influenced the use of bone grafts in recent years. The goal of this study was(More)
OBJECTIVE We investigate the postoperative subjective and objective outcomes of different surgical treatments for superior semicircular canal dehiscence (SSCD): vestibular signs, auditory signs, vestibular evoked myogenic potential test, pure tone audiogram, speech audiogram, or video-nystagmography. DATA SOURCES An electronic search performed in the(More)
BACKGROUND Previous studies suggest total hip arthroplasty may have some benefits compared to hemi-arthroplasty for displaced intracapsular femoral neck fractures in patients more than 60 years of age. The primary research question of our study was whether in-hospital adverse events, post-operative length of stay (LOS) and mortality in patients 60 year of(More)
OBJECTIVE To obtain an insight into how internists and residents use quality assessments and their opinions on these assessments. DESIGN Questionnaire survey. METHOD All 139 internists and residents who attended a national training day on internal medicine in 2012 were invited to answer questions anonymously on the actual use of various quality(More)
BACKGROUND Elbow surgery is shared by several subspecialties. We were curious about the most common elbow surgeries and their corresponding diagnoses in the United States. METHODS We used the National Hospital Discharge Survey (NHDS) and the National Survey of Ambulatory Surgery (NSAS) data gathered in 2006-databases that together provide an estimate of(More)
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