Mustafa Kürklü

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OBJECTIVES The aim of this study was to report our functional results after an intramedullary Kirschner wires (K-wires) and tension band wiring combination for the treatment of a large group of humeral head fractures was performed. PATIENTS AND METHODS Seventy-four patients (54 females, 20 males; mean age 42 years; range 24 to 73 years) who had proximal(More)
OBJECTIVES Transscaphoid perilunate fracture-dislocations are complex injuries. The aim of this study is to discuss and compare open reduction and internal fixation for acute and delayed transscaphoid perilunate fracture-dislocations and review the literature. DESIGN The design of this study is retrospective and randomized. SETTINGS Gülhane Military(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)
Disarticulation of the thumb at the metacarpophalangeal joint level is not beneficial either aesthetically or functionally without additional surgery because it requires a bulky and an unacceptable prosthesis to be made for this amputation level. In this study, the authors have presented our experience of 12 metacarpal distractions in thumb amputated(More)
Most gunshot injuries to the hand involve a combination of tissue types. The goal of this study is to report the results of early definitive treatment in extra-articular metacarpal and proximal phalangeal fractures due to low velocity gunshot wounds and to analyse their outcomes. A retrospective analysis of 51 metacarpal and 41 proximal phalangeal fractures(More)
Bilateral femoral neck fractures are generally associated with high-energy trauma or defects in bone metabolism. We present a patient who had not been subjected to high-energy trauma and in whom there was no bone metabolism disorder.
Pediatric supracondylar fractures of the humerus are generally associated with neurovascular complications due to the deformity and sharp nature of bone fragments. When treated inadequately, these injuries may result in catastrophic complications, such as Volkmann's contracture and amputation. To our knowledge, late onset brachial arterial thrombosis and(More)
BACKGROUND Our aim was to evaluate the outcomes of combined hamstring release and rectus transfer in children with crouch gait using physical examination and gait analysis. MATERIALS AND METHODS A total of 19 patients (38 knee joints) with crouch were evaluated by static examination and computerized analysis with dynamic EMG. The Ely test was positive(More)