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The purpose of the current study is to investigate in different femoral fixation devices whether tight (undersize drilled) fit technique decreases the tunnel widening and improves the clinical outcome compared to conventional technique in ACL reconstruction using hamstring tendon autograft. 93 patients, who underwent Arthroscopic ACL reconstruction whether(More)
A 13-year-old girl was admitted to our clinic with the complaints of dyspnea, abdominal distention, cough, and right-sided chest pain.The diagnosis of disease was made with physical examination and radiologic evaluation. She underwent right thoracotomy and phrenotomy for the management of the hydatid cysts of the lung and the liver. The postoperative course(More)
Ankaferd Blood Stopper(®) (ABS) is a folkloric medicinal plant extract used as a haemostatic agent in traditional Turkish medicine. The aim of this study was to investigate the efficacy of ABS on the healing of dermal wounds in a rat model. Twenty Wistar albino rats were divided into two groups. Standard full-thickness skin defects were created on the back(More)
We report a case of right lower abdominal wall and groin abscess resulting from acute appendicitis. The patient was an 27-year-old man who had no apparent abdominal signs and was brought to the hospital due to progressive painful swelling of right lower abdomen and the groin for 10 d. Significant inflammatory changes of soft tissue involving the right lower(More)
OBJECTIVE To evaluate agreement of conventional sperm analysis with computer-aided semen analysis (CASA) regarding concentration, motility, and morphology using samples from infertile men. MATERIALS AND METHODS In this study a total of 195 male partners of couples who underwent evaluation of infertility were included. All semen samples were examined by(More)
OBJECTIVE To determine whether embryos having all top qualified both on Day 3 and Day 5 have higher pregnancy rates than the oth- ers. MATERIALS AND METHODS The study included 143 consecutive cycles were recruited in which Day 5 embryo transfer was available. Cleavage stage embryos were graded according to 1 to 4 scoring system, based on fragmentation,(More)
OBJECTIVE The aim of the present study was to evaluate the time-dependent histopathologic changes in both ovaries and to determine the time-dependent levels of plasma interleukin 6 (IL-6) after unilateral ovarian torsion. MATERIALS AND METHODS An experimental animal study included 48 female Sprague-Dawley rats which were distributed to six groups: control(More)
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