Ahmet Imerci

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The aim of this study was to compare the results of intramedullary fixation with those of plate-screw fixation for peritrochanteric femoral fracture patients older than 60 years old. This article reports on a retrospective review of patients who had peritrochanteric femoral fractures and were treated with a 95° fixed-angle screw plate (DCS) or an(More)
The treatment for thoracolumbar burst fractures is controversial. The aim of this retrospective study was to compare intermediate-segment (IS) and long-segment (LS) instrumentation in the treatment for these fractures. IS instrumentation was considered as pedicle fixation two levels above and one level below the fractured vertebra (infra-laminar hooks(More)
The treatment of peritrochanteric fractures in elderly patients with osteoporosis due to the difficulty of obtaining and maintaining stable fixation. Although many implants have been developed to solve this problem, the choice of implant has been controversial. We present 71 consecutive peritrochanteric fractures treated with proximal femoral nail(More)
INTRODUCTION Idiopathic Juvenile Osteoporosis is an uncommon condition that has few case reports in the literature. Reported series indicate that it is a condition classically accompanying vertebral and metaphyseal fractures during the immediate pre-puberty years but that seems to develop naturally during puberty. Current clinical treatment is complicated(More)
Objectives. To investigate insulin-like growth factor I (IGF-1) levels in response to hyperbaric oxygen therapy (HBOT) for diabetic foot ulcers and to determine whether IGF-1 is a predictive indicator of wound healing in patients with diabetic foot ulcers. Design and Methods. We treated 48 consecutive patients with diabetic foot ulcers with HBOT.(More)
The aim of the present study was to compare the outcomes of reverse less invasive stabilization system for distal femur (LISS-DF) plates and proximal femoral nail antirotation (PFNA) in the treatment of patients with subtrochanteric fracture. Thirty-one patients with 32 fractures were included in this study. The PFNA group consisted of 16 patients, and the(More)
BACKGROUND This study was undertaken to analyze the characteristics and risk factors relating to fatalities and injuries caused by paragliding. METHODS The judicial examination reports and hospital documents of 82 patients traumatized in 64 accidents during 242 355 paragliding jumps between August 2004 and September 2011 were analyzed. RESULTS In these(More)
BACKGROUND Inferior shoulder dislocation, also referred to as luxatio erecta, is a rare type of shoulder dislocation. Its incidence is about 1 in 200 (0.5%) among all shoulder dislocations. The objective of this study was to review six cases of inferior shoulder dislocation, including their clinical and radiological presentation, management, and final(More)
The majority of plantar heel pain is diagnosed as plantar fasciitis or heel spur syndrome. When history or physical findings are unusual or when routine treatment proves ineffective, one should consider an atypical cause of heel pain. Stress fractures of the calcaneus are a frequently unrecognized source of heel pain. In a normal populatıon, the possibility(More)
Piriformis syndrome, a relatively rare condition, is described as entrapment of a sciatic nerve at the level of the piriformis muscle. There have been a few reports of bilateral piriformis syndrome in literature. In this study, we present bilateral piriformis syndrome in two professional soccer players from different teams who are symptom free at last(More)