Murat Demirel

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Clinical behavior of aneurysmal bone cyst (ABC) in younger patients can be more aggressive than that in older children and adults. Angular deformity and shortening can occur due to growth plate destruction or tumor resection. A 11-year-old boy who had been operated twice in another center for an ABC located in the left proximal humerus presented to the(More)
The Western Ontario Meniscal Evaluation Tool (WOMET) is a questionnaire designed to evaluate quality of life related to the health (HRQOL) of patients with meniscus pathology. The purpose of this study was to translate and culturally adapt the WOMET into Turkish, and thereby to determine the reliability and validity of the translated version. The WOMET was(More)
The infrapatellar fat pad of Hoffa is commonly injured but rarely discussed in the orthopaedic literature. Hoffa’s disease is the extension of various traumatic events due to impingement and inflammation of the infrapatellar fat pad and known as a vague reason for anterior knee pain. Inflammation is foreground during acute phase of the disease while(More)
The aim of this study is to report the outcomes of the treatment of talar osteochondral lesions with arthroscopic microfracture technique and postoperative intra-articular hyaluronan injection. Fifty-seven patients (29 men, 28 women) with osteochondral lesions of the talus were included in this prospective randomized clinical study between the years 2003(More)
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the results of surgical drainage and use of synthetic glue in Morel-Lavallee lesions. METHODS We treated 7 Morel-Lavallee lesions in Ankara Bayindir Hospital, Ankara, Turkey between April 2003 and June 2004. These lesions developed in 5 male patients due to crush under a vehicle or a traffic accident. The mean age was 32.8 years;(More)
A case of bilateral anterior glenohumeral dislocation in a middle aged horse rider was presented. The patient was an amateur rider who sustained the injury when the horse reared suddenly. The rider fell back from the saddle while holding the halter. The shoulders were dislocated by a violent traction when shoulders were in internal rotation and flexion in(More)
Purpose of this case–control study was to evaluate the feasibility and advantages of arthroscopically assisted reduction and internal fixation of isolated medial malleolar fractures and compare the outcomes with conventional open reduction and internal fixation. Forty-seven patients with medial malleolar fractures were grouped into two: arthroscopy-assisted(More)
BACKGROUND We present the results of primary repair of acute tendo Achilles (TA) rupture augmented with gastrosoleus turn down flap technique. PATIENTS AND METHODS 78 consecutive patients with a complete acute rupture of the Achilles tendon operated between 1993 and 2004 were included in study. We performed a modification of the Lindholm technique in(More)
BACKGROUND Fractures of the humeral shaft are relatively common injuries. Literature suggests that humeral shaft fractures represent approximately 3 % of all fractures. There are several modalities for the management of diaphyseal humeral fractures. The latest investigations emphasize the concept of minimal exposure and rigid fixation. AIM The aim of the(More)
Although the Achilles tendon (AT) is the strongest tendon in the human body, rupture of this tendon is one of the most common sports injuries in the athletic population. Despite numerous nonoperative and operative methods that have been described, there is no universal agreement about the optimal management strategy of acute total AT ruptures. The(More)