Nevzat Dabak

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OBJECTIVES We investigated risk factors for venous thromboembolism (VTE), prophylaxis measures employed, and incidence of symptomatic deep venous thrombosis (DVT) and pulmonary embolism (PE) in patients undergoing major orthopaedic surgery (MOS). METHODS An open, multicenter, prospective, observational study was conducted in 21 medical centers, comprising(More)
A glomus tumour is a rare tumour of the hand, which presents with a classic triad of symptoms of temperature sensitivity, pain, and localised tenderness. We report a series of 14 patients with glomus tumours in the subungual region. There were four men and 10 women, whose mean age was 46 years (range 28-65). All patients complained of pain and localised(More)
We reviewed 39 patients with 52 congenitally dislocated hips, all managed by open reduction and Salter's innominate osteotomy. Mean follow-up period was 13 years (range, 8 to 25 years); 78.9% of the hips had a good or excellent clinical result, and 71.1% were good or excellent radiologically. The patients who underwent Salter's innominate osteotomy before(More)
This study describes the clinical features, radiological appearance, and treatment of 11 new cases of osseous lipoma and reviews 301 other cases in the literature. Osseous lipomas are classified by the site of origin: either within bone (intraosseous lipoma) or on the surface of bone (juxtacortical). Intraosseous lipomas include intramedullary and(More)
Angiomyomatous hamartoma is a rare tumour of lymph nodes. This report describes a case of angiomyomatous hamartoma in the inguinal lymph node. The patient was a 33-year-old woman who underwent surgery because of a right inguinal mass. The excised specimen consisted of a grossly enlarged lymph node covered with fatty tissue, measuring 4.5 cm in diameter. On(More)
The objective of this study was to present a simple, convenient, and reliable technique for the application of liquid nitrogen and to evaluate the effectiveness of curettage and cryosurgery. Between 1992 and 2002, 24 patients who had benign aggressive and low-grade malignant bone tumors were treated by curettage and cryosurgery. While cryosurgery was(More)
Primary lymphoma of the bone is an extremely rare tumor in the form of non-Hodgkin lymphoma or Hodgkin lymphoma. The majority of primary bone lymphomas are non-Hodgkin lymphoma, of which the most common subtype is diffuse large cell lymphoma. Patients can present with pain, swelling or pathologic fracture. Definitive diagnosis is made after biopsy(More)
Osseous hydatid disease is a rare but serious condition. Treatment is difficult because of the progressive course of the bone involvement and generally admitted algorithm about osseous hydatid disease. We report a six-year follow-up of a case with involvement of the left femur, treated with an unconnected surgical method and albendazole. In this patient a 1(More)
Melanotic neuroectodermal tumor of infancy (MNTI) is a rare neoplasm that often occurs during the first year of life. More than 90% of MNTIs occur in the head and neck region, with most on the anterior part of the maxillary ridge. MNTI has also been reported in the mediastinum, thigh, foot, shoulder, and gonads. Here the authors report a rare case of MNTI(More)