Omer Selim Yildirim

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BACKGROUND Although it is well known that electric current can be hazardous for living tissues, facet denervation (FD) has been largely used in spine surgery. In spite of the fact that vascular structures are protected during the operation, some neurovascular disorders may develop after surgery. In this study, we investigated if FD can cause lesions of the(More)
OBJECTIVE To provide guidance in the selection of the appropriate patient for arthroscopic debridement. MATERIALS AND METHODS Ninety patients who were diagnosed with gonarthrosis according to modified American College of Rheumatology (ACR) criteria and who underwent arthroscopic debridement and meniscectomy were evaluated. Functional assessment of(More)
This study investigated the role of acromion morphology in the aetiology of chronic subacromial impingement syndrome. Forty five patients with chronic subacromial impingement syndrome were included in the study. They were distributed into three groups according to their acromion types: six (13.3%) patients had type 1, 24 (533%) patients type 2 and 15 (333%)(More)
After complaining of neck pain for 3 weeks, a 36-year-old man suddenly become quadriplegic during a massage session in a traditional Turkish bath. He was immediately transferred to hospital, where the initial examination consisting in plain radiography and magnetic resonance imaging revealed a compression fracture of the fourth cervical vertebra. The(More)
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