Vecihi Kirdemir

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Baker's cysts as a clinical entity are among the most infrequent cause of peripheral nerve entrapment and usually produce a strong positive pressure within the knee resulting in the rupture of the joint capsule. An unusual case with muscular and sensorial weakness due to compression of the peroneal nerve around the fibular head by a Baker cyst is presented(More)
Osteopetrosis is a rare hereditary disease which is characterized by increased bone density. Bone resorption is insufficient or fails due to the osteoclast defect in osteopetrosis. Half of the patients are asymptomatic and diagnosed incidentally or based on the presence of fracture. Adult onset osteopetrosis usually presents with hip and proximal femoral(More)
OBJECTIVE To compare unilateral with bilateral spinal anesthesia according to hemodynamic, postoperative analgesic effects and recovery. METHODS This study took place in Ankara Numune Hospital, Ankara, Turkey, between March and July 2004. We accepted 60 patients undergoing elective lower extremity orthopedic surgery for the study, and randomly allocated(More)
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