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Effects of a novel biodegredable implant system on a rat tibia fracture model.

Mehmet Yalçınozan, Mehmet Türker, Meriç Çırpar,

OBJECTIVE:This study aimed to determine the effects of a novel biodegradable implant releasing platelet-derived growth factor (PDGF) at the fracture site on fracture healing in a rat tibia fracture model. METHODS:In this study, 35 male Sprague-Dawley rats weighing between 300 and 350 g were used. The rats were divided into four ... Read more >>

Acta Orthop Traumatol Turc (Acta orthopaedica et traumatologica turcica)
[2020, 54(4):453-460]

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Is pharmacological anticoagulant prophylaxis necessary for adolescent idiopathic scoliosis surgery?

Alauddin Kochai, Ozgur Cicekli, Levent Bayam, Mehmet Türker, Kerim Sariyilmaz, Ünal Erkorkmaz,

We report the outcomes of mechanical prophylaxis and chemoprophylaxis in patients who underwent elective surgery for idiopathic adolescent scoliosis (AIS).We retrospectively studied the patients who underwent posterior spinal instrumentation for AIS. The patients were divided into three groups: Group A low-molecular-weight heparin (LMWH) started at 8 hours after surgery; Group ... Read more >>

Medicine (Baltimore) (Medicine)
[2019, 98(29):e16552]

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Suprapatellar approach for fractures of the tibia: Does the fracture level matter?

Özgür Çiçekli, Alauddin Kochai, Erhan Şükür, Ali Murat Başak, Alper Kurtoğlu, Mehmet Türker,

OBJECTIVES:This study aims to evaluate proximal, shaft, and distal tibial fractures treated with suprapatellar (SP) tibial intramedullary nailing (IMN) in terms of alignment, healing, and patellofemoral (PF) pain. PATIENTS AND METHODS:The study included 58 patients (41 males, 17 females; mean age 42.9 years; range, 18 to 75 years) treated via ... Read more >>

Eklem Hastalik Cerrahisi (Eklem hastaliklari ve cerrahisi = Joint diseases & related surgery)
[2019, 30(1):10-16]

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Effects of Moringa oleifera Lam Extract (MOLE) in the heat shock protein 70 expression and germ cell apoptosis on experimentally induced cryptorchid testes of rats.

Muhammetnur Tekayev, Nuray Bostancieri, Khandakar A S M Saadat, Mehmet Turker, Mehmet Yuncu, Hasan Ulusal, Hulya Cicek, Kaifee Arman,

Moringa oleifera (Moringaceae) is a plant known for having high antioxidant potency, anticancer, hepatoprotective, cardioprotective etc. and many more activities. Besides these, Moringaceae has the potential for attenuating the male sexual dysfunction. Reactive oxygen species/ROS were increased in cryptorchidism and therefore cause infertility by damaging sperm DNA and germ cell ... Read more >>

Gene (Gene)
[2019, 688:140-150]

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A comparative study of three commonly used fixation techniques for isolated medial malleolus fracture.

Alauddin Kochai, Mehmet Türker, Özgür Çiçekli, Uğur Özdemir, Levent Bayam, Ünal Erkorkmaz, Erhan Şükür,

OBJECTIVES:This study aims to compare the three most commonly used fixation techniques: tension-band wire fixation, partially threaded cannulated screws, and fully threaded cannulated headless compression screws. PATIENTS AND METHODS:Ninety patients with medial malleolus fractures were included in the study. Patients were divided into three groups. Group A included patients who ... Read more >>

Eklem Hastalik Cerrahisi (Eklem hastaliklari ve cerrahisi = Joint diseases & related surgery)
[2018, 29(2):104-109]

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Vacuum-assisted closure versus moist dressings in the treatment of diabetic wound ulcers after partial foot amputation: A retrospective analysis in 65 patients.

Erhan Sukur, Abdulhalim Akar, Ahmet Çagrı Uyar, Ozgur Cicekli, Alauddin Kochai, Mehmet Turker, Huseyin Nevzat Topcu,

PURPOSE:Changes in weight-bearing patterns after partial foot amputations may lead to new localized high-pressure points and keratosis due to ulcerations in patients with neuropathies and hypovascular limbs. As a result, diabetic foot ulcers (DFUs) after partial foot amputations are very complex. The aim of this study was to compare the ... Read more >>

J Orthop Surg (Hong Kong) (Journal of orthopaedic surgery (Hong Kong))
[2018, 26(3):2309499018799769]

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Effect of PLIF and TLIF on sagittal spinopelvic balance of patients with degenerative spondylolisthesis.

Mustafa Uysal, Metin Ozalay, Alihan Derincek, Alauddin Kochai, Mehmet Turker,

OBJECTIVE:The aim of this study was to evaluate the effects of PLIF and TLIF on sagittal spinopelvic balance and to compare radiological results of two surgical procedures with regard to spinopelvic parameters. METHODS:Thirty-five patients (34 female and 1 male; mean age: 52.29 ± 13.08 (range: 35-75)) with degenerative spondylolisthesis cases were included ... Read more >>

Acta Orthop Traumatol Turc (Acta orthopaedica et traumatologica turcica)
[2018, 52(4):272-276]

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Histological and biomechanical effects of zoledronate on fracture healing in an osteoporotic rat tibia model.

Mehmet Türker, Arif Aslan, Meriç Çırpar, Alauddin Kochai, Özlem Banu Tulmaç, Mahi Balcı,

This study aims to investigate the effects of zoledronate therapy on histological and biomechanical properties of bone healing via a fracture model generated on osteoporotic rat tibiae.Ovariectomized 40 Wistar-Dawley female rats weighing 300 g to 350 g were used in the study. After one week, 2 IU/g heparin injection was ... Read more >>

Eklem Hastalik Cerrahisi (Eklem hastaliklari ve cerrahisi = Joint diseases & related surgery)
[2016, 27(1):9-15]

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Medial humeral condyle fractures in adolescents: treatment and complications.

Necdet Sağlam, Gürsel Saka, Tuhan Kurtulmuş, Avcı Cem Coşkun, Mehmet Türker,

The very rare isolated medial humeral condyle fractures in children and adolescents pose significant problems to orthopedic surgeons such as ulnar nerve injury, trochlear irregularities, fishtail deformity and motion loss. Six adolescent boys with displaced medial humeral condyle fractures with an average age of 14.8 (range 12-17) were included in ... Read more >>

Eur J Orthop Surg Traumatol (European journal of orthopaedic surgery & traumatology : orthopedie traumatologie)
[2014, 24(7):1101-1105]

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Paediatric lateral humeral condyle fractures: internal oblique radiographs alter the course of conservative treatment.

Tuhan Kurtulmuş, Necdet Sağlam, Gursel Saka, Cem Coşkun Avcı, Meriç Uğurlar, Mehmet Türker,

At first presentation of paediatric humeral lateral condyle fractures, radiological methods such as computerised tomography, ultrasonography, magnetic resonance imaging, arthrography, and internal oblique radiography are used to determine stability. Very few studies show which radiological method should be used to evaluate displacement at follow-up for conservatively treated patients. This study ... Read more >>

Eur J Orthop Surg Traumatol (European journal of orthopaedic surgery & traumatology : orthopedie traumatologie)
[2014, 24(7):1139-1144]

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Suture anchor tenodesis in repair of distal Achilles tendon injuries.

Onder Kiliçoğlu, Mehmet Türker, Fatih Yildız, Ekin Akalan, Yener Temelli,

Distal Achilles tendon avulsions are in the form of either bony and nonbony avulsion of Achilles tendon from its calcaneal insertion.Four patients with distal Achilles tendon avulsions or ruptures which were treated with tendon to bone repair using suture anchors are presented here. Operated leg was immobilized in above-knee cast ... Read more >>

Eur J Orthop Surg Traumatol (European journal of orthopaedic surgery & traumatology : orthopedie traumatologie)
[2014, 24(1):117-122]

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Postarthroscopy osteonecrosis of the knee.

Mehmet Türker, Özgur Çetik, Meriç Çırpar, Serhat Durusoy, Barış Cömert,

Spontaneous subchondral osteonecrosis of the knee joint confined to a localized area of one condyle can occur after arthroscopic procedures. Meniscal tears, arthroscopic meniscectomy, and radiofrequency chondroplasty are aetiological factors in the development of osteonecrosis. The aim of this study was to investigate whether the incidence of osteonecrosis increased when ... Read more >>

Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc (Knee surgery, sports traumatology, arthroscopy : official journal of the ESSKA)
[2015, 23(1):246-250]

Cited: 11 times

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Effect of partial, distal epicondylectomy on reduction of ulnar nerve strain: a cadaver study.

Meric Cirpar, Mehmet Turker, Mehmet Yalcinozan, Murat Eke, Feyzi Sahin,

PURPOSE: To compare the decrease in ulnar nerve strains using a modification of medial epicondylectomy by removing the distal half of the medial epicondyle with in situ decompression and partial medial epicondylectomy. METHODS: Using 20 elbows of 10 fresh human cadavers, we measured the strain on the ulnar nerve using ... Read more >>

J Hand Surg Am (The Journal of hand surgery)
[2013, 38(4):666-671]

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Cementless total hip arthroplasty with modified oblique femoral shortening osteotomy in Crowe type IV congenital hip dislocation.

Onder İ Kiliçoğlu, Mehmet Türker, Turgut Akgül, Onder Yazicioğlu,

Midterm results of cementless total hip arthroplasty in patients with Crowe type IV congenital dislocation of the hip were evaluated. A modified oblique subtrochanteric shortening osteotomy was used in all patients. A cylindrical femoral stem was used in all patients to stabilize the osteotomy. Mean follow-up was 82 months in ... Read more >>

J Arthroplasty (The Journal of arthroplasty)
[2013, 28(1):117-125]

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Clamp fixation to prevent unfolding of a suture knot decreases tensile strength of polypropylene sutures.

Mehmet Türker, Mehmet Yalçinozan, Meriç Çirpar, Özgür Çetik, Barış Kalaycioğlu,

Although sutures evolved in last decade and the product spectrum broadened largely, they can be still classified into two: monofilament and multifilament. Sutures are the mainstay of orthopedic procedures like fascial closures, tendon repairs or tenodesis. In every repair, a suture loop is created. This suture loop is prone to ... Read more >>

Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc (Knee surgery, sports traumatology, arthroscopy : official journal of the ESSKA)
[2012, 20(12):2602-2605]

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Distal medial epicondylectomy. A modification of partial medial epicondylectomy for cubital tunnel syndrome: preliminary results.

Meric Cirpar, Mehmet Turker, Cem Seyfi Ozuak,

INTRODUCTION: The medial epicondyle behaves as a fulcrum and a pulley that tethers the ulnar nerve during flexion. Excision of the distal half of the medial epicondyle sets the point of contact of the bone with the nerve proximally and decreases the traction effect of the medial epicondyle on the ... Read more >>

Arch Orthop Trauma Surg (Archives of orthopaedic and trauma surgery)
[2012, 132(11):1569-1575]

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Comparison of two techniques in achieving planned correction angles in femoral subtrochanteric derotation osteotomy.

Mehmet Türker, Meriç Cirpar, Ozgür Cetik, Cağri Senyücel, Ibrahim Tekdemir, Mehmet Yalçinozan,

Increased femoral anteversion in cerebral palsy alters biomechanics of gait. Femoral subtrochanteric derotational osteotomies are increasingly performed to improve gait in cerebral palsy. The amount of angular correction can be determined and planned preoperatively but, accuracy in achieving planned angular correction has not been tested experimentally before. The aim of ... Read more >>

J Pediatr Orthop B (Journal of pediatric orthopedics. Part B)
[2012, 21(3):215-219]

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Dorsal cutaneous innervation of the hand with respect to anatomical landmarks: is there a safe zone?

Meriç Cırpar, Ali Fırat Esmer, Mehmet Türker, Mehmet Yalçınozan,

OBJECTIVES: In this study, we aimed to define the borders of the triangular area between the radial and dorsal nerves on the dorsum of the hand and to determine its dimensions using measurements between anatomic landmarks. MATERIALS AND METHODS: We statistically analyzed the relation between the distance from Lister's tubercle ... Read more >>

Eklem Hastalik Cerrahisi (Eklem hastaliklari ve cerrahisi = Joint diseases & related surgery)
[2012, 23(3):161-165]

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[The effectivity of magnetic resonance imaging findings in the diagnosis of bucket handle meniscal tears].

Mehmet Türker, Ozgür Cetik, Meriç Cırpar, Mehmet Yalçınozan, Ruhi Barış Cömert, Talat Simşek,

OBJECTIVES: This study aims to test the efficacy of magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) evaluation by a group who were blinded to the arthroscopic diagnosis in patients with known bucket handle meniscal tears. PATIENTS AND METHODS: In this study, MRI scans of 28 patients who were operated due to bucket handle ... Read more >>

Eklem Hastalik Cerrahisi (Eklem hastaliklari ve cerrahisi = Joint diseases & related surgery)
[2012, 23(3):145-149]

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[The efficacy and safety of limited incision technique in carpal tunnel release].

Meriç Cırpar, Mahmut Arı, Mehmet Türker, M Fatih Ekşioğlu, Ozgür Cetik,

OBJECTIVES: This study aims to determine the safety and symptomatic and functional efficacy of median nerve decompression with 3 cm limited incision in carpal tunnel syndrome surgery. PATIENTS AND METHODS: Carpal tunnel release with a 3 cm limited palmar incision was performed on 91 hands in 83 patients. Patients were ... Read more >>

Eklem Hastalik Cerrahisi (Eklem hastaliklari ve cerrahisi = Joint diseases & related surgery)
[2011, 22(1):33-38]

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Revision of the failed pedicle screw in osteoporotic lumbar spine: biomechanical comparison of kyphoplasty versus transpedicular polymethylmethacrylate augmentation.

Alihan Derinçek, Mehmet Türker, Murat Cinar, Ozgür Cetik, Bariş Kalaycioğlu,

OBJECTIVES: In this study, we aimed to compare of kyphoplasty versus transpedicular polymethylmethacrylate (PMMA) augmentation biomechanically in the revision of the failed pedicle screw in osteoporotic lumbar spine. MATERIALS AND METHODS: Bone mineral density (BMD) of lumbar vertebrae collected from four bovines were measured. Each vertebra was decalcified with hydrochloric ... Read more >>

Eklem Hastalik Cerrahisi (Eklem hastaliklari ve cerrahisi = Joint diseases & related surgery)
[2012, 23(2):106-110]

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Vascularity and histology of fetal labrum and chondrolabral junction: its relevance to chondrolabral detachment tears.

Mehmet Türker, Önder Kılıçoğlu, Bora Göksan, Bilge Bilgiç,

Recently, acetabular labral tears were recognized as a source of hip pain. Most of these tears were found to be localized at the chondrolabral junction. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the chondrolabral junction in reference to its collagen fiber orientation and its vascularity, which might be used ... Read more >>

Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc (Knee surgery, sports traumatology, arthroscopy : official journal of the ESSKA)
[2012, 20(2):381-386]

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Over-the-top knot placement technique enhances tensile stability of tendon repairs.

Mehmet Türker, Ozgür Cetik, Onder Kılıçoğlu, Meriç Cırpar, Hüsnü Dirikolu, Barş Kalaycıoğlu, Latif Oztürk,

BACKGROUND: Currently a major concern for the surgical treatment of Achilles tendon rupture repairs is the creation of stable enough fixation to allow early range of motion. It was documented that the weakest point in a suture loop is the knot. Thus, we hypothesized that moving the knot away from ... Read more >>

Foot Ankle Int (Foot & ankle international)
[2010, 31(11):1006-1013]

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Loop security and tensile properties of polyblend and traditional suture materials.

Mehmet Türker, Onder Kılıçoğlu, Ahmet Salduz, Ergun Bozdağ, Emin Sünbüloğlu,

Tensile and knot properties of new generation (polyblend) and traditional suture materials in orthopedic surgery were investigated in standard laboratory conditions. Study focused on Fiberwire No. 5 and 2, Ethibond No. 5, 2 and 00, Orthocord No. 2, MaxBraid No. 2, Prolene No. 0 and 00, PDS No. 0 and ... Read more >>

Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc (Knee surgery, sports traumatology, arthroscopy : official journal of the ESSKA)
[2011, 19(2):296-302]

Cited: 11 times

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Letter to the editor: The "Giftbox" repair of the Achilles tendon: a modification of the Krackow technique.

Mehmet Türker, Ozgür Cetik,

Foot Ankle Int (Foot & ankle international)
[2009, 30(10):1027]

Cited: 6 times

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