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The purpose of the study was to determine anatomical variations at the suprascapular notch for better understanding of possible predisposing factors for suprascapular nerve entrapment. We dissected 32 shoulders of 16 cadavers between the ages of 39 and 74 years. We observed abnormally oriented superior fibers of the subscapularis muscle in five shoulders of(More)
We report a case of childhood lipoma arborescens of both knee joints who had been erroneously diagnosed to have initially acute rheumatic fever and subsequently oligoarticular juvenile rheumatoid arthritis. She had taken anti-inflammatory medication for 8 years without remission of the effusion. Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) and synovectomy revealed the(More)
It is proposed that there is a positive correlation between the numbers of mechanoreceptors and proprioceptive function. On the other hand, normal aging process is associated with deficits in proprioception. This study is designed to test the hypothesis that aging resulted in decreased numbers of mechanoreceptors. Anterior cruciate ligaments of 14 male(More)
PURPOSE The goal of this study was to evaluate arthroscopic partial resection of discoid lateral meniscus tears with an emphasis on radiographic evidence of degenerative changes after this procedure. TYPE OF STUDY Retrospective clinical study. METHODS Of 41 patients with an arthroscopic diagnosis of discoid meniscus over an 8-year period, 34 symptomatic(More)
The purpose of this study was to determine the effects of menstrual cycle on proprioception by using the active knee joint position sense test (JPST). The 19 healthy women (ages between 20 years and 27 years) who have normal regular menstrual cycle were included in the study. We applied JPSTs at two different directions throughout the three different phases(More)
OBJECTIVE The aim of this study was to find out the difference between sole arch indices of adolescent basketball players and an age matched non-athletic group. METHODS This study was carried out in the Sports Education, Health and Research Center, Ankara, Turkey, between November 1998 and December 1998. In junior (16-18 years) categories 48 male(More)
PURPOSE The purpose of this study was to compare the accuracy of clinical examination versus magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) in diagnosing meniscal and anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) pathology. TYPE OF STUDY Prospective, longitudinal study. METHODS Between August 2001 and December 2001, we prospectively evaluated 50 consecutive patients (37 male, 13(More)
Seventeen patients (16 children, 1 adolescent) were reviewed 31 months to 71 months after sustaining the common childhood fracture of the eminentia intercondylaris of the tibia. The aim was to assess long-term results and prognosis by clinical and radiological examination and to discover whether conservative treatment was adequate for type I and type II(More)
PURPOSE The purpose of this study was to compare the postoperative analgesic effects of intra-articularly administered ketamine, neostigmine, and bupivacaine after outpatient arthroscopic surgery. TYPE OF STUDY Prospective, randomized, double-blind, clinical study. METHODS In this study, 60 patients undergoing arthroscopic surgery other than ligament(More)