Vecihi Kirdemir

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The aim of this study was to determine the effect of stability and glenopolar angle on the clinical outcome of conservatively treated scapular neck fractures. Eighteen patients with scapular neck fractures were treated with conservative treatment. Twelve of the 18 patients had surgical neck fractures, whilst six of them had anatomical neck fractures.(More)
One of the most discussed subjects regarding anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) repair methods is femoral fixation. One of the materials often used for fixation in recent years is the EndoButton (Acufex Microsurgical, Mansfield, MA), which provides rapid and secure fixation. Although many reports about femoral fixation with EndoButton have been published,(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)
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)
Landmine explosions cause most of the war injuries in the battlefield. Amputations resulting from severe injuries reveal serious problems despite the improvements in surgery. Bilateral lower limb amputations have more impact than unilateral on social life. Some 29 cases with lower limb amputations due to landmine injuries were treated in the Department of(More)
OBJECTIVES We evaluated the efficacy of viscosupplementation with low- or high-molecular-weight hyaluronic acid (HA) preparations following arthroscopic debridement (AD) in patients with osteoarthritis of the knee. METHODS The study included 45 patients (19 men, 26 women; mean age 53 years; range 41 to 66 years) with Kellgren-Lawrence grade 2-3(More)
The results of a modified crescentic proximal metatarsal osteotomy and distal soft tissue procedures for patients with symptomatic, incongruent, metatarsophalangeal joint, hallux valgus deformity were reviewed. Forty-nine feet of 41 patients were evaluated. All of the patients were male military personnel of different ranks, and their mean age was 23 years(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)
In recent past, various methods have been used for wound treatment purpose. In this study, we aimed to compare our results established from the vacuum-assisted wound closure method, which has gained popularity day by day, with the literature. A total of 48 patients, who received vacuum-assisted wound closure treatment in our clinic between 2007and 2010,(More)
The purpose of this study is that to evaluate superiority and results of open technique in the treatment of femoral shaft fracture with interlocking intramedullary nailing. The retrospective study is designed to evaluate results of our technique. In this study, the patients that were admitted to the Orthopedics and Traumatology Department of University(More)