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The purpose of this study was to compare clinical and radiological outcomes of patients who underwent single-bundle anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstruction with anteromedial portal (AMP) and transtibial (TT) techniques. Arthroscopic single-bundle ACL reconstruction was performed using AMP technique in 34 patients and TT technique in 30 patients. The(More)
BACKGROUND Freiberg's disease is an osteochondrosis most commonly seen in adolescent women and characterized by pain, swelling and motion restriction in the second metatarsal. The early stages of this disease can be managed with semirigid orthoses, metatarsal bars and short leg walking cast. Number of operative methods are suggested which can be used(More)
The aim of this study was to evaluate the outcomes of internal fixation with Non-Contact Plating (NCP) after deep infection caused by previous surgeries of the tibia or femur fractures. The study included 15 patients (4 female and 11 male). The mean age patients was 36.6 years (range, 21-64 years). There were 6 femur and 9 tibia fractures. The mean(More)
Although numerous studies have been conducted on supracondylar humerus fractures in children, there is only a limited number of studies regarding the outcome of open fractures. In this study, the early and late outcome of open supracondylar humerus fractures in children were evaluated. The outcome in 26 children (19 males, 7 females) treated for open(More)
Tibia fractures in children are generally treated successfully by conservative means. The aim of this study was to evaluate the efficacy and safety of fixation using Titanium elastic nails (TEN) in pediatric tibia fractures in which conservative measures failed or were deemed inapplicable. In this study, 30 patients who had tibia fractures and were fixated(More)
The authors retrospectively studied 43 children with femoral fractures, treated with titanium elastic nailing (TEN). Twenty-two underwent closed fluoroscopic reduction ( Group I), whereas the other 21 underwent mini-open reduction (Group II). The operation time averaged 71 minutes in group I, and 48 minutes in group II (p < 0.001). The mean fluoroscopy time(More)
BACKGROUND In this study, we evaluated the results of external bone transport, which was applied to 11 patients with traumatic bone loss who had not completed their bone development. METHODS The average age of the 9 male and 2 female patients was 10.6 (range, 8 to 16) years. Eight of the defects were located in the tibia, whereas the other 3 were in the(More)
OBJECTIVE The aim of this study was to investigate the demographic and clinical characteristics of traumatic shoulder dislocations in an urban city of Turkey. METHODS The digital patient database was reviewed to identify all patients with glenohumeral dislocation of the shoulder admitted to the emergency departments of the two hospitals in Diyarbakır(More)
Objective. The aim of this study was to determine, by plain radiography, if there is a relationship between sacralization and low back pain. Methods. Five hundred lumbosacral radiographs of low back pain patients and 500 control groups were examined. Data collection consisted of the subject's age at the time of imaging, gender, number of lumbar vertebral(More)
PURPOSE. To evaluate outcome of open reduction and Kirschner wire fixation with triceps lengthening for neglected elbow dislocations. METHODS. Records of 6 women and 14 men aged 7 to 60 (mean, 20) years who underwent open reduction and Kirschner wire fixation with triceps lengthening for neglected elbow dislocations were reviewed. The dislocations were(More)