Bulent Duz

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Publications

  1. pmc Comparison of clinical outcomes between anteroposterior and lateral penetrating craniocerebral gunshot wounds
    Y Izci
    Department of Neurosurgery, Maresal Cakmak Military Hospital, Erzurum, Turkey
    Emerg Med J 22:409-10. 2005
  2. ncbi request reprint The diagnostic value of skin lesions in split cord malformations
    Yusuf Izci
    Department of Neurosurgery, Gulhane Military Medical Academy, 6018 Etlik Ankara, and Department of Dermatology, Numune Education and Training Hospital, Ankara, Turkey
    J Clin Neurosci 14:860-3. 2007
  3. doi request reprint Cerebral hydatid cysts: technique and pitfalls of surgical management
    Yusuf Izci
    Department of Neurosurgery, Gulhane Military Medical Academy, Ankara, Turkey
    Neurosurg Focus 24:E15. 2008
  4. ncbi request reprint An unusual type of split cord malformation
    Yusuf Izci
    Department of Neurosurgery, Gulhane Military Medical Academy, Ankara, Turkey
    J Clin Neurosci 14:383-6. 2007
  5. ncbi request reprint The bony malformations of lumbosacral junction and sacrum: case reports and literature review
    Yusuf Izci
    Department of Neurosurgery, Maresal Cakmak Hospital, Erzurum, Turkey
    Tohoku J Exp Med 201:277-81. 2003
  6. ncbi request reprint The microsurgical anatomy of the ciliary ganglion and its clinical importance in orbital traumas: an anatomic study
    Y Izci
    Department of Neurosurgery, Gulhane Military Medical Academy, Ankara, Turkey
    Minim Invasive Neurosurg 49:156-60. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint The clinical, radiological and surgical characteristics of supratentorial penetrating craniocerebral injuries: a retrospective clinical study
    Yusuf Izci
    Department of Neurosurgery, Department of Chest Diseases, Maresal Cakmak Military Hospital, Erzurum, Turkey
    Tohoku J Exp Med 201:39-46. 2003
  8. ncbi request reprint Aplasia cutis congenita: a rare cutaneous sign of split cord malformations
    Yusuf Izci
    Department of Neurosurgery, Gulhane Military Medical Academy, Numune Education and Training Hospital, Ankara, Turkey
    Int J Dermatol 46:1031-5. 2007
  9. doi request reprint Initial experience with silver-impregnated polyurethane ventricular catheter for shunting of cerebrospinal fluid in patients with infected hydrocephalus
    Yusuf Izci
    Department of Neurosurgery, Gulhane Military Medical Academy, Ankara, Turkey
    Neurol Res 31:234-7. 2009
  10. ncbi request reprint Management of the large cranial osteoma: experience with 13 adult patients
    Y Izci
    Department of Neurosurgery, Maresal Cakmak Military Hospital, Erzurum, Turkey
    Acta Neurochir (Wien) 147:1151-5; discussion 1155. 2005

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Publications81

  1. pmc Comparison of clinical outcomes between anteroposterior and lateral penetrating craniocerebral gunshot wounds
    Y Izci
    Department of Neurosurgery, Maresal Cakmak Military Hospital, Erzurum, Turkey
    Emerg Med J 22:409-10. 2005
    ..To investigate and compare, using a retrospective clinical study, the clinical outcomes of penetrating craniocerebral gunshot wounds (PCGW) with respect to the trajectory of penetration in the axial plane...
  2. ncbi request reprint The diagnostic value of skin lesions in split cord malformations
    Yusuf Izci
    Department of Neurosurgery, Gulhane Military Medical Academy, 6018 Etlik Ankara, and Department of Dermatology, Numune Education and Training Hospital, Ankara, Turkey
    J Clin Neurosci 14:860-3. 2007
    ..A statistically significant correlation between the skin markers and the type of SCM was found, and this correlation can help physicians weigh their diagnostic considerations in SCM...
  3. doi request reprint Cerebral hydatid cysts: technique and pitfalls of surgical management
    Yusuf Izci
    Department of Neurosurgery, Gulhane Military Medical Academy, Ankara, Turkey
    Neurosurg Focus 24:E15. 2008
    ..The goal of surgery is to remove the cysts in toto without rupture. The aim of this study was to investigate the surgical technique of removing cerebral hydatid cysts and to show the possible pitfalls of surgery...
  4. ncbi request reprint An unusual type of split cord malformation
    Yusuf Izci
    Department of Neurosurgery, Gulhane Military Medical Academy, Ankara, Turkey
    J Clin Neurosci 14:383-6. 2007
    ..She did not undergo surgical treatment due to the absence of tethered cord syndrome. Her neurological examination was unremarkable and she is still being followed up without any neurological abnormalities...
  5. ncbi request reprint The bony malformations of lumbosacral junction and sacrum: case reports and literature review
    Yusuf Izci
    Department of Neurosurgery, Maresal Cakmak Hospital, Erzurum, Turkey
    Tohoku J Exp Med 201:277-81. 2003
    ..According to our knowledge, these cases have never been reported before. We analysed their clinical and radiological features and discussed with the literature...
  6. ncbi request reprint The microsurgical anatomy of the ciliary ganglion and its clinical importance in orbital traumas: an anatomic study
    Y Izci
    Department of Neurosurgery, Gulhane Military Medical Academy, Ankara, Turkey
    Minim Invasive Neurosurg 49:156-60. 2006
    ..The ciliary ganglion should be taken into the account especially during lateral approaches to the orbit and the patients should be warned before the surgery about possible mydriatic or tonic pupils as a complication...
  7. ncbi request reprint The clinical, radiological and surgical characteristics of supratentorial penetrating craniocerebral injuries: a retrospective clinical study
    Yusuf Izci
    Department of Neurosurgery, Department of Chest Diseases, Maresal Cakmak Military Hospital, Erzurum, Turkey
    Tohoku J Exp Med 201:39-46. 2003
    ..Shrapnel and bullet were the most wounding agents. All of the patients underwent surgical treatment following clinical and radiological evaluations. Nine of them were died and 7 were rehabilitated because of severe neurological deficits...
  8. ncbi request reprint Aplasia cutis congenita: a rare cutaneous sign of split cord malformations
    Yusuf Izci
    Department of Neurosurgery, Gulhane Military Medical Academy, Numune Education and Training Hospital, Ankara, Turkey
    Int J Dermatol 46:1031-5. 2007
    ..ACC is most often a benign isolated defect, but can be associated with other physical anomalies or malformation syndromes. A few cases have been reported in which patients with split cord malformation (SCM) have presented with ACC...
  9. doi request reprint Initial experience with silver-impregnated polyurethane ventricular catheter for shunting of cerebrospinal fluid in patients with infected hydrocephalus
    Yusuf Izci
    Department of Neurosurgery, Gulhane Military Medical Academy, Ankara, Turkey
    Neurol Res 31:234-7. 2009
    ..The aim of this study was to determine the efficacy of silver-impregnated polyurethane ventricular catheter for shunting of CSF in patients with infected hydrocephalus...
  10. ncbi request reprint Management of the large cranial osteoma: experience with 13 adult patients
    Y Izci
    Department of Neurosurgery, Maresal Cakmak Military Hospital, Erzurum, Turkey
    Acta Neurochir (Wien) 147:1151-5; discussion 1155. 2005
    ..Large osteomas are benign, slow-growing and rare neoplasms of the skull, which are usually asymptomatic but may need surgical resection...
  11. ncbi request reprint Lumbosacral spinal epidural abscess caused by Brucella melitensis
    Y Izci
    Department of Neurosurgery, Maresal Cakmak Military Hospital, Erzurum, Turkey
    Acta Neurochir (Wien) 147:1207-9; discussion 1209. 2005
    ..We report a case of lumbosacral spinal epidural abscess caused by Brucella melitensis. Spinal brucellosis should be kept in mind in the differential diagnosis of low back pain...
  12. doi request reprint Splenectomy may be a prophylactic treatment for cerebral ischemia?
    Yusuf Izci
    Department of Neurosurgery, Gulhane Military Medical Academy, 06018 Etlik, Ankara, Turkey
    Med Hypotheses 75:347-9. 2010
    ..So, the splenectomy may be a prophylactic treatment method for cerebral ischemia...
  13. doi request reprint A short history of the microsurgery training and research laboratory at Gulhane Military Medical Academy
    Yusuf Izci
    Department of Neurosurgery, Gulhane Military Medical Academy, Ankara, Turkey
    Turk Neurosurg 20:269-73. 2010
    ..This laboratory enters in the 21st century as a dynamic research and education center committed to the continuing delivery of education, as well as ongoing research of microsurgery for the coming 100 years...
  14. doi request reprint The evolution of military neurosurgery in the Turkish army
    Yusuf Izci
    Department of Neurosurgery, Gulhane Military Medical Academy, Ankara, Turkey
    Neurosurg Focus 28:E16. 2010
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  15. ncbi request reprint Simultaneously occurring vestibular schwannoma and meningioma in the cerebellopontine angle: case report and literature review
    Y Izci
    Department of Neurosurgery, Gulhane Military Medical Academy, Ankara, Turkey
    Clin Neuropathol 26:219-23. 2007
    ..The simultaneous occurrence of vestibular schwannoma and meningioma in the CPA appears coincidental. This association must be kept in mind if two different tumors are detected radiologically in the same CPA...
  16. doi request reprint Comparison of intrathecal flunarizine and nimodipine treatments in cerebral vasospasm after experimental subarachnoid hemorrhage in rabbits
    Erdinc Civelek
    Department of Neurosurgery, Gulhane Military Academy, Ugur Mumcunun Sokak, 78 2, 06700, Gaziosmanpasa, Ankara, Turkey
    Acta Neurochir Suppl 110:69-73. 2011
    ..the aim of this study was to assess and to compare the ability of intrathecal flunarizine and nimodipine to prevent vasospasm in a rabbit model of subarachnoid hemorrhage (SAH)...
  17. ncbi request reprint Penetrating orbitocranial gunshot injuries
    Engin Gonul
    Department of Neurosurgery, Gulhane Military Medical School, 06018 Ankara, Turkey
    Surg Neurol 63:24-30; discussion 31. 2005
    ..The aim of this study was to analyze the effect of a surgical management protocol and other important clinical features on the prognosis of patients who had penetrating orbitocranial gunshot injuries...
  18. doi request reprint The complications of cerebral hydatid cyst surgery in children
    Yusuf Tuzun
    Department of Pediatric Neurosurgery, Ataturk University, Erzurum, Turkey
    Childs Nerv Syst 26:47-51. 2010
    ..The aim of this study is to demonstrate the radiological findings that would indicate complications after cerebral hydatid cyst surgery in children and to report our results...
  19. doi request reprint Surgical management strategies of intracranial arachnoid cysts: a single institution experience of 75 cases
    Bulent Duz
    Gulhane Military Medical Academy, Department of Neurosurgery, Ankara, Turkey
    Turk Neurosurg 22:591-8. 2012
    ..Arachnoid cysts are benign intra-arachnoid cystic lesions filled with cerebrospinal fluid. With advent of modern treatment techniques, debate continues regarding which surgical treatment is most effective. MATERIAL and..
  20. ncbi request reprint Traumatic brain injury due to gunshot wounds: a single institution's experience with 442 consecutive patients
    Ilker Solmaz
    Gulhane Military Medical Academy, Neurosurgery Department, Ankara, Turkey
    Turk Neurosurg 19:216-23. 2009
    ..This study presents an evaluation of TBI caused by gunshot wounds presenting at a single institution and discusses possible predictive factors for the outcome of surgical intervention...
  21. doi request reprint Comparison of the efficacies of antibiotic-impregnated and silver-impregnated ventricular catheters on the prevention of infections. An in vitro laboratory study
    Halil Ibrahim Secer
    Department of Neurosurgery, Gulhane Military Medical Academy, Ankara, Turkey
    Pediatr Neurosurg 44:444-7. 2008
    ..The aim of this study was to analyze the antimicrobial activities of two antimicrobial-agent-impregnated ventricular catheters and to compare their efficacies on the bacterial cultures...
  22. ncbi request reprint Split cord malformation in adults
    Kamil Melih Akay
    Department of Neurosurgery, Gulhane Military Medical Academy, Ankara, Turkey
    Neurosurg Rev 27:99-105. 2004
    ..According to our results, it seems that symptomatic young adults with split cord malformations are good candidates for complaint and deficit stabilization surgery...
  23. ncbi request reprint The clinical, electrophysiologic, and surgical characteristics of peripheral nerve injuries caused by gunshot wounds in adults: a 40-year experience
    Halil Ibrahim Secer
    Department of Neurosurgery, Gulhane Military Medical Academy, 06018 Etlik Ankara, Turkey
    Surg Neurol 69:143-52; discussion 152. 2008
    ..There are few large-volume studies on the repair of peripheral nerve lesions caused by gunshot wounds. In this study, the results of peripheral nerve repair are analyzed, and the factors influencing the outcome are investigated...
  24. doi request reprint Surgical management and outcome of large orbitocranial osteomas
    Halil Ibrahim Secer
    Department of Neurosurgery, Gulhane Military Medical Academy, Ankara, Turkey
    J Neurosurg 109:472-7. 2008
    ..The goal of this study is to review the surgical management and outcome of patients who were treated for large orbitocranial osteomas at Gulhane Military Medical Academy over a period of 7 years...
  25. ncbi request reprint Tumors of the lateral ventricle: the factors that affected the preference of the surgical approach in 46 patiens
    Halil Ibrahim Secer
    Gulhane Military Medical Faculty, Neurosurgery Department, Ankara, Turkey
    Turk Neurosurg 18:345-55. 2008
    ..Optimal surgical pathway for lateral ventricle tumors is still controversial. The purpose of this study is to discuss the factors that affected the preference of the surgical techniques for removing lateral ventricle tumors. MATERIAL and..
  26. ncbi request reprint 116 years (1889-2005) of neurosurgical practice and education at Gulhane Military Medical Academy
    Erdener Timurkaynak
    Department of Neurosurgery, Gulhane Military Medical Academy, Ankara, Turkey
    Neurosurgery 58:577-81; discussion 577-81. 2006
    ..Today, neurosurgery is a dynamic and constantly changing department at Gulhane Military Medical Academy with work still in progress on technological, diagnostic, and surgical innovations that permit the treatment of highly complex cases...
  27. ncbi request reprint Surgical repair of ulnar nerve lesions caused by gunshot and shrapnel: results in 407 lesions
    Halil Ibrahim Secer
    Department of Neurosurgery, Gulhane Military Medical Academy, Ankara, Turkey
    J Neurosurg 107:776-83. 2007
    ..Ulnar nerve lesions caused by gunshot wounds have rarely been reported in the current literature. The authors describe the outcome after surgical repair of such injuries, and the factors influencing the results of treatment...
  28. ncbi request reprint The clinical and surgical aspects of spinal tumors in children
    Alper Baysefer
    Department of Neurosurgery, School of Medicine, Gulhane Military Medical Academy, Ankara, Turkey
    Pediatr Neurol 31:261-6. 2004
    ..Laminotomy was the main surgical method in 60% of the patients with spinal tumor, especially in children younger than 3 years of age...
  29. doi request reprint Diffuse cerebral arteriovenous malformation
    Ilker Solmaz
    Department of Neurosurgery, Ankara, Turkey
    Turk Neurosurg 20:536-9. 2010
    ..No hereditary disorder was detected. No treatment was performed and the patient is still under follow-up...
  30. ncbi request reprint Transmaxillary approach to the orbit: an anatomic study
    Engin Gonul
    Department of Neurosurgery, Gulhane Medical School, Gulhane Military Medical Academy, Ankara, Turkey
    Neurosurgery 53:935-41; discussion 941-2. 2003
    ..Various approaches to expose the orbit have been used, such as cranial, lateral, and medial approaches. In an effort to gain exposure to the orbit without necessitating a craniotomy, we have developed a transmaxillary approach to the orbit...
  31. doi request reprint The surgical anatomy of the brachial plexus
    I Murat Akboru
    Etimesgut Military Hospital, Department of Neurosurgery, Ankara, Turkey
    Turk Neurosurg 20:142-50. 2010
    ..This study was designed to investigate and overcome the morphometric features of the BP and the difficulties regarding surgery of BP lesions. MATERIAL and..
  32. doi request reprint Comparison of intrathecal dotarizine and nimodipine treatments in cerebral vasospasm after subarachnoid hemorrhage: an experimental study in rabbits
    Mehmet Bulent Onal
    Department of Neurosurgery, Gulhane Military Academy, Ugur Mumcunun Sokak, 78 2, 06700, Gaziosmanpasa, Ankara, Turkey
    Acta Neurochir Suppl 110:55-60. 2011
    ..The aim of this study was to assess and to compare the ability of intrathecal dotarizine and nimodipine to prevent and treat vasospasm in a rabbit model of subarachnoid hemorrhage...
  33. doi request reprint Solitary fibrous tumour extending both supratentorially and infratentorially
    Halil Ibrahim Secer
    Department of Neurosurgery, Gulhane Military Medical Academy, 06018 Etlik Ankara, Turkey
    J Clin Neurosci 15:830-3. 2008
    ..This is the first reported case of SFT located in both the infratentorial and supratentorial spaces. SFT are spindle cell neoplasms with a characteristic immunohistochemical profile of CD34, vimentin and bcl-2 positivity...
  34. doi request reprint Bilateral pneumothorax during subdural-peritoneal shunting
    Ilker Solmaz
    Gulhane Military Medical Academy, Department of Neurosurgery, Ankara, Turkey
    Turk Neurosurg 21:421-2. 2011
    ..To avoid this complication, the tip of the shunt tunneler should be always palpable during the placement of the peritoneal catheter, especially in children's shunt surgery...
  35. ncbi request reprint Surgical outcomes of ulnar nerve lesions in children. A retrospective clinical study
    Alper Baysefer
    Department of Neurosurgery, School of Medicine, Gulhane Military Medical Academy, Ankara, Turkey
    Pediatr Neurosurg 40:107-11. 2004
    ..Good results were obtained in 33% of lesions treated by neurolysis. There were fair results for surgery performed in discontinuous lesions...
  36. ncbi request reprint Tethered cord syndrome in childhood: special emphasis on the surgical technique and review of the literature with our experience
    Ilker Solmaz
    Gulhane Military Medical Academy, Department of Neurosurgery, Ankara, Turkey
    Turk Neurosurg 21:516-21. 2011
    ..However, a detailed technique for the release of spinal cord is not described yet. The aims of this study are to present our series of TCS in children and to focus on the details of surgical technique. MATERIAL and..
  37. ncbi request reprint Surgical outcomes of cerebellar tumors in children
    Kamil Melih Akay
    Department of Neurosurgery, Gulhane Military Medical Academy, TR 06018 Etlik Ankara, Turkey
    Pediatr Neurosurg 40:220-5. 2004
    ..The follow-up periods must be shorter if brain stem invasion exists. Radiotherapy and chemotherapy are the adjuvant therapies according to the pathological diagnosis and the patient's age...
  38. ncbi request reprint Clinical significance of congenital lumbosacral malformations in young male population with prolonged low back pain
    Mehmet Ali Taskaynatan
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Gulhane Military Medical Academy, Etlik Ankara, Turkey
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 30:E210-3. 2005
    ..A prospective clinical investigation...
  39. ncbi request reprint Composite type of split cord malformation: two different types at three different levels: case report
    Kamil Melih Akay
    Department of Neurosurgery, Gulhane Military Medical Academy, Ankara, Turkey
    J Neurosurg 102:436-8. 2005
    ..Because of the possible neurological and urological problems, the authors recommend MR imaging of the whole spine be performed during/an evaluation for SCM...
  40. ncbi request reprint An evaluation of the effectiveness of pre-ischemic hyperbaric oxygen and post-ischemic aminoguanidine in experimental cerebral ischemia
    Ferhat Harman
    Department of Neurosurgery, Gulhane Military Medical Academy, Ankara, Turkey
    Neurosciences (Riyadh) 17:121-6. 2012
    ..To study the effects of pre-ischemic hyperbaric oxygen (HBO) and post-ischemic aminoguanidine (AG) on the infarct volume in permanent middle cerebral artery occlusion...
  41. doi request reprint Use of an ultra-low field intraoperative MRI system for pediatric brain tumor cases: initial experience with 'PoleStar N20'
    Serdar Kaya
    Gulhane Military Medical Academy, Department of Neurosurgery, Ankara, Turkey
    Turk Neurosurg 22:218-25. 2012
    ..Use of intraoperative MRI (iMRI) is the highest contemporary supportive means for brain tumor surgery. In this article we describe the issues related to iMRI use in pediatric cranial operations...
  42. ncbi request reprint Iliocaval arteriovenous fistula following lumbar disc surgery: endovascular treatment with a Stent-graft
    Bulent Duz
    Gulhane Military Medical Academy, Neurosurgery, Ankara, Turkey
    Turk Neurosurg 18:245-8. 2008
    ..We suggest use of minimally invasive interventional techniques in the management of suitable vascular injuries following lumbar disc surgery...
  43. doi request reprint Transsphenoidal approaches to the pituitary: a progression in experience in a single centre
    Bulent Duz
    Department of Neurosurgery, School of Medicine, GATA, Gulhane Military Medical Academy GATA TR 06018 Etlik, Ankara, Turkey
    Acta Neurochir (Wien) 150:1133-8; discussion 1138-9. 2008
    ..Evolving of a single centre by means of different transsphenoidal approaches during the survey of methodological advances in pituitary surgery is presented...
  44. pmc Surgical outcomes of the brachial plexus lesions caused by gunshot wounds in adults
    Halil Ibrahim Secer
    Department of Neurosurgery, Gulhane Military Medical Academy, 06018 Etlik Ankara, Turkey
    J Brachial Plex Peripher Nerve Inj 4:11. 2009
    ..Intraoperative nerve status and the type of surgery significantly affect the final clinical outcome of the patients...
  45. doi request reprint Evaluation of spinal missile injuries with respect to bullet trajectory, surgical indications and timing of surgical intervention: a new guideline
    Bulent Duz
    Gulhane Military Medical Academy, Department of Neurological Surgery, Etlik, Ankara, Turkey
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 33:E746-53. 2008
    ..Analysis of the patients with spinal missile injury (SMI)...
  46. pmc Tethered cord syndrome in adulthood
    Bulent Duz
    Department of Neurosurgery, Gulhane Miltary Medical Academy GATA, Etlik, Ankara, Turkey
    J Spinal Cord Med 31:272-8. 2008
    ..The standard treatment for tethered cord syndrome (operative vs nonoperative management) that presents in adulthood remains controversial. A comparative study of tethered cord syndrome in adulthood is needed...
  47. ncbi request reprint Meta-analyses of intracerebral hematoma treatment
    Ihsan Anik
    Kocaeli University, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Neurosurgery, Kocaeli, Turkey
    Turk Neurosurg 21:6-14. 2011
    ..MATERIAL and..
  48. doi request reprint Does hypothermic treatment provide an advantage after spinal cord injury until surgery? An experimental study
    Bulent Duz
    Department of Neurosurgery, School of Medicine, Gulhane Military Medical Academia, Etlik, 06018 Ankara, Turkey
    Neurochem Res 34:407-10. 2009
    ..05). Short-term systemic hypothermia reduces lipid peroxidation in the early stages after spinal cord injury. This beneficial effect disappears 24 h following systemic hypothermic treatment...
  49. ncbi request reprint Retrospective analysis of spinal missile injuries
    Serdar Kahraman
    Department of Neurosurgery, School of Medicine, Gulhane Military Medical Academy, 06018 Etlik Ankara, Turkey
    Neurosurg Rev 27:42-5. 2004
    ....
  50. ncbi request reprint Dorsal bony septum: a split cord malformation variant
    Kamil Melih Akay
    Department of Neurosurgery, Gulhane Military Medical Academy, Ankara, Turkey
    Pediatr Neurosurg 36:225-8. 2002
    ..Further embryological studies should be conducted to elucidate the mechanisms of occurrence of these lesions, and the dorsal bony septum variant should be considered in SCM surgery...
  51. ncbi request reprint [Traumatic dissection of bilateral vertebral arteries]
    Kamil Melih Akay
    Gulhane Askeri Tip Akademisi, Norosirurji Anabilim Dali, Ankara, Turkey
    Ulus Travma Acil Cerrahi Derg 9:72-5. 2003
    ..Clinical, radiological features and treatment options of the vertebral artery dissection has been discussed with the ertinent literature...
  52. ncbi request reprint Transcavum septum pellucidum interforniceal approach for the colloid cyst of the third ventricle Operative nuance
    Erdener Timurkaynak
    Department of Neurosurgery, Ufuk University, 06520 Ankara, Turkey
    Surg Neurol 66:544-7; discussion 547. 2006
    ..In cases with normal ventricular anatomy, this approach requires unilateral or bilateral identification of the foramen of Monro...
  53. ncbi request reprint Medulloblastoma of the cerebellopontine angle--case report
    Kamil Melih Akay
    Department of Neurosurgery, Gulhane Military Medical Academy, Ankara, Turkey
    Neurol Med Chir (Tokyo) 43:555-8. 2003
    ..The patient remained well after 18 months. Medulloblastoma of the cerebellopontine angle is a relatively rare clinical entity and may occur as a dural-based extraaxial mass...
  54. ncbi request reprint Neurenteric cyst of the upper cervical spine: excision via posterior approach
    Yusuf Tuzun
    Department of Pediatric Neurosurgery, Ataturk University, Erzurum, Turkey
    Pediatr Neurosurg 42:54-6. 2006
    ..Although removal of a neurenteric cyst through a posterior approach may result in spinal cord injury, this method is easier and safer than the anterior approach, especially in children...
  55. doi request reprint Extracranial metastases of anaplastic oligodendroglioma
    Cahit Kural
    Department of Neurosurgery, Gulhane Military Medical Academy, Etlik, Ankara 06018, Turkey
    J Clin Neurosci 18:136-8. 2011
    ..Anaplastic ODG, may spread to the other parts of the body. If patients with these tumors have neck or back pain, spinal metastasis should be included in the differential diagnosis and further investigated...
  56. doi request reprint Cervical congenital midline meningoceles in adults
    Bulent Duz
    Department of Neurosurgery, Gulhane Military Medical Academy, Ankara, Turkey
    Neurosurgery 63:938-44; discussion 944-5. 2008
    ..In most cases, the cervical spinal cord is found tethered to the dura and other soft tissues by fibrous or fibroneural elements. Cervical lesions, unlike those that arise more caudally, rarely leak cerebrospinal fluid...
  57. doi request reprint Analysis of proximal radial nerve injury in the arm
    Bulent Duz
    Department of Neurosurgery, Gulhane Military Medical Academy, Etlik Ankara, Turkey
    Neurol India 58:230-4. 2010
    ..Radial nerve is the most frequently injured major nerve in the upper extremity. Proximal part of the radial nerve involvement can result from a humerus fracture, direct nerve trauma, compression and rarely from tumors...
  58. ncbi request reprint Congenital absence of internal carotid artery associated with hypogonadotropic hypogonadism--a case report
    Alper Baysefer
    Department of Neurosurgery, Gulhane Military Medical Academy, Ankara, Turkey
    Vasc Endovascular Surg 36:457-60. 2002
    ..Patients with absence of internal carotid artery may also have intracerebral and subarachnoid hemorrhages and should be followed up closely...
  59. ncbi request reprint Double foramen transversarium variation in ancient Byzantine cervical vertebrae: preliminary report of an anthropological study
    Serdar Kaya
    Gulhane Military Medical Academy, Department of Neurosurgery, Ankara, Turkey
    Turk Neurosurg 21:534-8. 2011
    ..The aims of this study are to investigate the shape, size and variations of FT in an ancient population and to point out the importance of double FT in the human anatomy. MATERIAL and..
  60. pmc Desmoplastic fibroma of the cervical spine
    Mehmet Daneyemez
    Department of Neurosurgery, Gulhane Military Medical Academy, Ankara, Turkey
    Eur Spine J 14:799-802. 2005
    ..Higher index of suspicion by the clinicians must be practiced to make the appropriate diagnosis. Successful surgical outcome may be achieved in these patients...
  61. ncbi request reprint Arachnoid cyst of the cerebellopontine angle associated with gliosis of the eighth cranial nerve
    Engin Gonul
    Department of Neurosurgery, Gulhane Military Medical Academy, 06018 Etlik Ankara, Turkey
    J Clin Neurosci 14:700-2. 2007
    ..CPA arachnoid cysts should be included in the differential diagnosis of peripheral facial palsy and the eighth cranial nerve should be examined during the resection and fenestration of the arachnoid cyst...
  62. ncbi request reprint Management of lower back pain in young Turkish recruits
    Yusuf Izci
    Department of Neurosurgery, Maresal Cakmak Military Hospital, Erzurum, Turkey
    Mil Med 169:824-8. 2004
    ..We compared the data of surgically and nonsurgically treated patients. In our opinion, the indications for surgery for lower back pain must be strict, and careful selection of patients is needed for a satisfactory outcome...
  63. ncbi request reprint The human tail associated with intraspinal lipoma: case report
    E Gonul
    Department of Neurosurgery, School of Medicine GATA, Etlik Ankara, Turkey
    Minim Invasive Neurosurg 43:215-8. 2000
    ..A few medical-historical aspects are discussed. The human tail may be related to spinal dysraphism and requires detailed neuroimaging investigation and microsurgery...
  64. ncbi request reprint The effect of moderate hypothermia in acute ischemic stroke on pericyte migration: an ultrastructural study
    Bulent Duz
    GATA Department of Neurosurgery, School of Medicine, Gulhane Military Medical Academy, Etlik, 06018 Ankara, Turkey
    Cryobiology 55:279-84. 2007
    ..We suggest that hypothermia may delay the pericyte response but not necessarily attenuate it, and should be associated with hypothermic protection...
  65. ncbi request reprint Electrophysiological findings in patients with adult tethered cord syndrome
    Oguzhan Oz
    Gulhane Military Medical Academy, Department of Neurology, Ankara, Turkey
    Turk Neurosurg 20:16-20. 2010
    ..This study was planned for detailed evaluation of electrophysiological findings in patients with adult TCS...
  66. ncbi request reprint Anterior sacral meningocele: excision by the abdominal approach
    Yusuf Tuzun
    Department of Pediatric Neurosurgery, Ataturk University, Erzurum, Turkey
    Pediatr Neurosurg 41:244-7. 2005
    ..She underwent surgical treatment by the abdominal approach, and the meningocele sac was excised. We presented the clinical and radiological features of our patient and discussed them with reference to the literature...
  67. ncbi request reprint The clinical, radiological and surgical aspects of cerebral hydatid cysts in children
    Yusuf Tuzun
    Department of Pediatric Neurosurgery, Ataturk University, Erzurum, Turkey
    Pediatr Neurosurg 40:155-60. 2004
    ..None of the patients died after surgery. Because of its efficacy combined with excellent results, surgery is currently the method of choice in the treatment of cerebral hydatid cyst in children...
  68. ncbi request reprint Prognostic factors for the surgical management of peripheral nerve lesions
    Mehmet Daneyemez
    Department of Neurosurgery, School of Medicine, Gulhane Military Medical Academy, Ankara, Turkey
    Tohoku J Exp Med 205:269-75. 2005
    ..The type of injury, its time of occurrence, initial deficit, and degree of recovery expected are important issues in establishing the treatment plan, which may range from skilled observation to extensive surgical intervention...
  69. doi request reprint The CSF creatine kinase-BB isoenzyme activity in experimental lumbar spinal stenosis model
    Halil Ibrahim Secer
    Department of Neurosurgery, Gulhane Military Medical Academy, Haydarpasa Training Hospital, Turkey
    J Spinal Disord Tech 21:148-52. 2008
    ..An investigation of creatine kinase (CK)-BB isoenzyme activity in cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) of the rabbits after experimentally induced spinal stenosis...
  70. ncbi request reprint Multiple sclerosis with mass effect: case report
    E Gonul
    Department of Neurosurgery, School of Medicine GATA, Etlik Ankara, Turkey
    Minim Invasive Neurosurg 44:117-20. 2001
    ..We carried out a complete examination, including contrast enhancement, with neuroimaging studies. The operative procedure associated with medical treatment was performed and we obtained a good result...
  71. ncbi request reprint Orbital manifestation of multiple myeloma: case report
    E Gonul
    Department of Neurosurgery, GATA, School of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey
    Minim Invasive Neurosurg 44:172-4. 2001
    ..After the histological examination, the diagnosis of multiple myeloma was confirmed. The clinical course and the treatment modalities of this entity are discussed in view of the literature...
  72. ncbi request reprint A case of ventricular drainage infection with a rare pathogen in cerebrospinal fluid: vancomycin-resistant Enterococcus faecium
    Mehmet Baysallar
    Department of Microbiology and Clinical Microbiology, Gulhane Military Medical Academy, General Tevfik Saglam, 06018 Etlik, Ankara, Turkey
    Microb Drug Resist 12:59-62. 2006
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  73. doi request reprint The effects of impulse noise on the epithelial cells of the choroid plexus
    Mehmet Dumlu Aydin
    M H Luleburgaz State Hospital, Department of Neurosurgery, Kirklareli Luleburgaz, Turkey
    Turk Neurosurg 21:191-6. 2011
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate the effects of impulse noise on the epithelial cells of the choroid plexus...
  74. ncbi request reprint The effect of cranioplasty on cerebral hemodynamics: evaluation with transcranial Doppler sonography
    E Erdogan
    Gulhane Military Medical Academy, Department of Neurosurgery, Ankara, Turkey
    Neurol India 51:479-81. 2003
    ..The purpose of cranioplasty is not only cosmetic repair but also neurological improvement. The effect of cranioplasty on the cerebral hemodynamics flow has not been investigated by ultrasonographic techniques...
  75. ncbi request reprint Head injuries due to landmines
    H I Secer
    Department of Neurosurgery, Gulhane Military Medical Academy, Ankara, Turkey
    Acta Neurochir (Wien) 149:777-81; discussion 782. 2007
    ..Although the lower limbs are usually affected, head injuries also occur. The aim of this study is to describe the types of head injuries caused by the explosion of landmines and the management of the victims...
  76. ncbi request reprint Lateral intrathoracic meningocele associated with a spinal intradural arachnoid cyst
    A Baysefer
    Department of Neurosurgery, School of Medicine, GATA, TR 06010 Etlik Ankara, Turkey
    Pediatr Neurosurg 35:107-10. 2001
    ..A comprehensive radiological examination must be conducted and a higher index of suspicion by neurosurgeons is necessary...
  77. ncbi request reprint Ventricular injury following cranial gunshot wounds: clinical study
    Ersin Erdogan
    Department of Neurosurgery, Gulhane Military Medical Academy, 06010 Etlik Ankara Turkey
    Mil Med 169:691-5. 2004
    ..8%) died. Ventricular injury in cranial gunshot wounds is a complex severe type of trauma that requires serious treatment. Early radiological diagnosis and accurate treatment frequently had lifesaving roles for these patients...
  78. doi request reprint Microsurgical anatomy of the supracerebellar transtentorial approach to the posterior mediobasal temporal region: technical considerations with a case illustration
    Roham Moftakhar
    Department of Neurological Surgery, University of Wisconsin and Veterans Administration Hospital, Madison, Wisconsin 53792, USA
    Neurosurgery 62:1-7; discussion 7-8. 2008
    ..The use of this approach in the resection of a ganglioglioma located in the left posterior parahippocampal gyrus is illustrated...
  79. ncbi request reprint Spinal intramedullary cysticercosis of the conus medullaris
    Yusuf Izci
    University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics, Department of Neurological Surgery, Madison, WI 53792, USA
    WMJ 107:37-9. 2008
    ..Spinal neurocysticercosis should be kept in mind in the differential diagnosis of intramedullary conus lesions even if the patient lives in Wisconsin...
  80. doi request reprint Retromandibular fossa approach to the high cervical internal carotid artery: an anatomic study
    Yusuf Izci
    Department of Neurological Surgery, University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics, William S Middleton Veteran s Administration Hospital, Madison, Wisconsin, USA
    Neurosurgery 62:ONS363-9; discussion 369-70. 2008
    ..In addition, the relevant neural and vascular structures of this region are demonstrated in cadaveric dissections...
  81. ncbi request reprint Acute right submandibular swelling following surgery for bilateral optic nerve meningioma
    Yusuf Izci
    J Neurosurg Anesthesiol 17:58-9. 2005