Ismet Köksal

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In this study orchiopexy was performed in 30 Sprague-Dawley rats in order to compare traumatic effects of surgical and autologous fascial suture materials on testicular histology. Abscess formation was observed in 72.7% of the chromic, in 36.3% of the nylon, and in 18.1% of the vicryl fixed groups. There were no abscess formations in the dartos and(More)
Sir: It is well established that alkalinization of the gastric juice with H2-receptor antagonists causes colonization of the stomach with aerobic Gram-negative bacilli, which then facilitate colonization of the hypopharynx and tracheo-bronchial tree [1] leading to an increased risk of pneumonia [2]. Therefore an alternative approach of stress bleeding(More)
OBJECTIVE The ideal reduction method for anterior shoulder dislocation is defined as a practical technique applied without any assistance and minimizing patient interference. The aim of this study was to evaluate the outcomes of patients with shoulder dislocations reduced using the chair method in the emergency department and show that the chair method is(More)
OBJECTIVE Our aim was to compare the clinical results and cost-effectiveness of a rapid recovery protocol for total knee arthroplasty (TKA) with a current standard protocol. METHODS The study included patients undergoing primary elective TKA with at least 6 months of follow-up. The rapid recovery protocol was applied to 96 patients (Group 1) and the(More)
OBJECTIVE The aim of this study is to evaluate and compare the results of extracorporeal shock wave therapy (ESWT) in the treatment of acute (<3 months) lateral epicondylitis (LE) and chronic (>6 months) LE groups. METHODS Fifty-four patients who were diagnosed with LE and treated with BTL-5000 SWT Power (BTL Türkiye Medikal Cihazlar, Ankara, Turkey) ESWT(More)
in the period September 2013 to June 2014. Quality was assessed using the criteria for pharmacoeconomic evaluations from the in the most recent ISPOR guidelines and the Serbian pharmacoeconomic guidelines. The impact of the introduction of the new rulebook was assessed by comparing the period following its introduction with the number and quality of(More)
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