Ilgin Sade

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INTRODUCTION Despite numerous studies on risk factors for osteoporosis the effect of breast-feeding on bone mineral density (BMD) is unclear. In this study our aim was to determine the influence of total duration of breast-feeding on BMD, and subsequent risk of osteoporosis. METHODS A total of 1,486 postmenopausal women over the age of 40 were included in(More)
AIM The purpose of this study was to show if constraint induced movement therapy (CIMT) is effective in a Turkish stroke patient population and whether the effectiveness could be measured by a different evaluation tool, i.e. Kocaeli Functional Evaluation Test (KFET). METHODS Twenty-five patients with subacute or chronic stroke were included in the study.(More)
PURPOSE Shoulder pain and disability is a common but overlooked disorder in patients with implantable cardioverter-defibrillators (ICD). We aimed to assess chronic shoulder pain and disability in patients with ICD. METHODS Two hundred fifty-four patients (mean age, 66 ± 12 years; 156 men) with ICD were included in the study. The Shoulder Pain and(More)
[Purpose] The primary aim of this study was to assess rehabilitation outcomes for early and two-stage repair of hand flexor tendon injuries. The secondary purpose of this study was to compare the findings between treatment groups. [Subjects and Methods] Twenty-three patients were included in this study. Early repair (n=14) and two-stage repair (n=9) groups(More)
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