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Determining a surgical plan for the treatment of adolescent idiopathic scoliosis (AIS) can be challenging. Despite treatment recommendations and classification systems (such as the Lenke classification system) there is still no consensus on the optimal surgical plan for each curve type. The main objective of this study is to analyze the disagreements in(More)
BACKGROUND The goal of this study was to report the results of selective open reduction and internal fixation of fractures of the posterior malleolus with a posterolateral approach and to compare the results of the 2 techniques. METHODS We prospectively evaluated 40 patients who underwent posterior malleolar fracture fixation between 2008 and 2012. The(More)
There are different stabilization methods used in surgical treatment of patellar fractures. The aim of this study was to determine the resistance against the distraction forces by three different and widely used fixation methods of the transverse fractures in calf patella. These fixation methods are as follows: (1) modified tension band (Group 1); (2)(More)
Many methods of determining the anteversion of the acetabular cup have been described in the literature. The advantages and disadvantages of each of these methods are discussed in this paper. We present a new method of measuring the acetabular anteversion at the anteroposterior hip. The formula designed by the authors was anteversion angle (α) = arc sin(More)
STUDY DESIGN Prospective multicenter study of patients who underwent pediatric spinal deformity correction with posterior spinal fusion and instrumentation. OBJECTIVE To quantify radiation exposure to the surgeon during pedicle screw fixation using the freehand technique in pediatric spinal deformity surgery. SUMMARY OF BACKGROUND DATA Pedicle screw(More)
In recent past, various methods have been used for wound treatment purpose. In this study, we aimed to compare our results established from the vacuum-assisted wound closure method, which has gained popularity day by day, with the literature. A total of 48 patients, who received vacuum-assisted wound closure treatment in our clinic between 2007and 2010,(More)
The purpose of this study is that to evaluate superiority and results of open technique in the treatment of femoral shaft fracture with interlocking intramedullary nailing. The retrospective study is designed to evaluate results of our technique. In this study, the patients that were admitted to the Orthopedics and Traumatology Department of University(More)
AIM The aim of this study was to examine the effects of depression on functional healing and the return to pre-fracture daily activities in elderly patients with a hip fracture. METHODS The study comprised 104 elderly patients, who had a unilateral hip fracture between 2009 and 2012. To evaluate daily activities and functional healing of the cases, the(More)
BACKGROUND In this study, we aimed to evaluate the potential use of a 3-phase bone scintigraphy method to determine the level of amputation on treatment cost, morbidity and mortality, reamputation rates, and the duration of hospitalization in diabetic foot. METHODS Thirty patients who were admitted to our clinic between September 2008 and July 2009, with(More)
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