Mesut Özcan

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A retrospective analysis of 385 consecutive admissions to a regional burns unit in a period of 6 years is presented. The majority were flame burns, followed by scalds. The male to female ratio was 3:1. More than half of the patients were adults (more than the age of 16 years) and most of the injuries occurred at home. In the group of patients under 2 years(More)
A 16-year-old girl presented with a contusion of the left calcaneus that was treated by combined free rectus abdominis muscle flap and plantar skin graft. The main advantages of this procedure are that it replaces weight-bearing skin of the heel with histologically similar skin from the instep, and the fibrofatty pad of the heel with muscle; it provides a(More)
In this paper, we report our experience and describe the technique of liposuction under tourniquet. This technique facilitates liposuction in the kneecap area and makes it bloodless. The approach described is effective and necessitates a relatively brief intraoperative and postoperative period, with inherently less morbidity. We obtained satisfactory(More)
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