Ramazan Akmeşe

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BACKGROUND Anterior knee pain is still a major problem in total knee arthroplasty (TKA). Although the most widely accepted opinion is that anterior knee pain is often associated with a patellofemoral etiology, there is no clear consensus as to etiology or treatment. Disabling pain receptors by electrocautery could theoretically achieve denervation of the(More)
SUMMARY Tuberculosis infections are still one of the most important public health problems among developing countries. Musculoskeletal involvement represents 10-15% of all extrapulmonary cases. Tuberculosis tenosynovitis is usually misdiagnosed as nonspecific tenosynovitis. To avoid misdiagnosis and mistreatment, it is important to be alert for(More)
OBJECTIVE In the current prospective, randomized study, we aimed to compare the effects of low dose selective spinal anesthesia with 5 mg of hyperbaric bupivacaine and single-shot femoral nerve block combination with conventional dose selective spinal anesthesia in terms of intraoperative anesthesia characteristics, block recovery characteristics, and(More)
STUDY DESIGN A retrospective study. OBJECTIVE The objectives of this study were to show the advantages of an alternative segmental spinal instrumentation technique, termed subtransverse process wiring, and compare it with a sublaminar wiring technique in the treatment of idiopathic thoracic scoliosis. SUMMARY OF BACKGROUND DATA High rates of(More)
A series of five cases were presented in which similar fractures of the shaft of the humerus occurred during the hand grenade throwing activity during the military education. All the fractures were in the 1/3 distal humeral shaft, and butterfly fragments were accompanying in two soldiers. All the fractures healed without any clinical complications with(More)
Aims: This study aimed to evaluate the mid-term clinical and radiological results of conservative treatment and surgical treatment made with the Essex-Lopresti technique in tongue-type calcaneus fractures. Study Design: A comparison of two treatment options (the Essex-Lopresti Technique and conservatively). Radiological comparison, Functional comparison and(More)
The purpose of this study was to examine outcomes following arthroscopic Bankart repair with the focus on strength after the repair. 56 shoulders with Bankart lesion were operated on arthroscopically. Gender, mechanism of the first dislocation, number of dislocations, dominant side, operated side and the number of anchors used for surgery were recorded.(More)
PURPOSE To investigate the site of pudendal nerve compression and the relation between traction force and abduction angle regarding pressure levels at setup for hip arthroscopy. METHODS A total of 17 hips from 9 fresh-frozen cadavers (6 male and 3 female cadavers) were used. The pudendal nerves were dissected, and 3 FlexiForce force sensors (Tekscan,(More)
Lipoma arborescens is a rare intraarticular lesion, mainly affecting the knee. A fourteen-year-old girl presented with a slow-growing painless mass in the right knee, of a six-year history. There were no limitations in the movements of the knee. Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) revealed multiple lesions showing villous lipomatous proliferation of the(More)
OBJECTIVE The aim of this study was to compare the clinical and radiological results of plate-screw and tension band fixation in isolated Danis-Weber Type A and B lateral malleolar fractures. METHODS A total of 135 cases of lateral malleolar fractures (82 Danis-Weber Type B and 53 Type A) operated on in 4 different centers and 6 orthopaedic clinics(More)