Experts and Doctors on thoracic vertebrae in Istanbul, Turkey


Locale: Istanbul, Turkey
Topic: thoracic vertebrae

Top Publications

  1. Cavusoglu H, Kaya R, Türkmenoğlu O, Tuncer C, Colak I, Aydin Y. A long-term follow-up study of anterior tibial allografting and instrumentation in the management of thoracolumbar tuberculous spondylitis. J Neurosurg Spine. 2008;8:30-8 pubmed publisher
  2. Basak M, Ozel A, Yildirim O, Erturk M. Relapsing hydatid disease involving the vertebral body and paravertebral soft tissues. Acta Radiol. 2002;43:192-3 pubmed
    ..We report a case with hydatid disease in the T11-L1 vertebral bodies and involvement in bilateral psoas muscles. ..
  3. Guzey F, Emel E, Hakan Seyithanoglu M, Serdar Bas N, Ozkan N, Sel B, et al. Accuracy of pedicle screw placement for upper and middle thoracic pathologies without coronal plane spinal deformity using conventional methods. J Spinal Disord Tech. 2006;19:436-41 pubmed
    ..Only 2 complications were seen because of screw insertion. Pedicle screw insertion with guidance of fluoroscopy may be a reliable and safe method for upper and middle thoracic pathologies. ..
  4. Emre T, Gökcen H, Atbaşı Z, Kavadar G, Enercan M, Ozturk C. ASA III osteoporotic fracture in 62 patients treated with vertebroplasty under local anesthesia. Eur J Orthop Surg Traumatol. 2016;26:47-52 pubmed publisher
    ..Vertebroplasty performed under local anesthesia is an effective and safe procedure in terms of pain control and early ambulation and is bereft of the complications associated with general anesthesia. ..
  5. Talu U, Gogus A, Ozturk C, Hamzaoglu A, Domanic U. The role of posterior instrumentation and fusion after anterior radical debridement and fusion in the surgical treatment of spinal tuberculosis: experience of 127 cases. J Spinal Disord Tech. 2006;19:554-9 pubmed
  6. Guven O, Kumano K, Yalcin S, Karahan M, Tsuji S. A single stage posterior approach and rigid fixation for preventing kyphosis in the treatment of spinal tuberculosis. Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 1994;19:1039-43 pubmed
    ..Ten patients were operated upon in this manner. Chemotherapy was instituted 2 weeks preoperatively and continued for a mean period of 11 months. Cotrel-Dubousset or a comparable system was used for fixation...
  7. Kurtkaya O, Elmaci I, Sav A, Pamir M. Spinal solitary fibrous tumor: seventh reported case and review of the literature. Spinal Cord. 2001;39:57-60 pubmed
    ..Solitary fibrous tumors have been found in a variety of locations suggesting that a solitary fibrous tumor has a mesenchymal origin. This rare tumor should be considered in the differential diagnosis of spinal tumors...
  8. Guzey F, Emel E, Bas N, Hacisalihoglu S, Seyithanoglu M, Karacor S, et al. Thoracic and lumbar tuberculous spondylitis treated by posterior debridement, graft placement, and instrumentation: a retrospective analysis in 19 cases. J Neurosurg Spine. 2005;3:450-8 pubmed
    ..This procedure is associated with easy access to the spinal canal for neural decompression, prevention of loss of corrected vertebral alignment in the long term, and facilitation of early mobilization. ..
  9. Ofluoglu O, Ofluoglu D. A case report: pregnancy-induced severe osteoporosis with eight vertebral fractures. Rheumatol Int. 2008;29:197-201 pubmed publisher
    ..Although pregnancy-associated osteoporosis is a rare condition, when pain occurs in the last trimester or early postpartum period, it should be considered in differential diagnosis...

More Information


  1. Ozturk C, Tezer M, Sirvanci M, Sarier M, Aydogan M, Hamzaoglu A. Far lateral thoracic disc herniation presenting with flank pain. Spine J. 2006;6:201-3 pubmed
    ..Therefore, it is important to be aware of patients with thoracic disc herniations presenting with unusual or atypical symptoms mimicking other non-spinal disorders...
  2. Kotil K, Alan M, Bilge T. Medical management of Pott disease in the thoracic and lumbar spine: a prospective clinical study. J Neurosurg Spine. 2007;6:222-8 pubmed
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate conservative medical management of 44 patients with Pott disease. The prognostic significance of various clinical, radiological, and long-term follow-up findings in these patients was also evaluated...
  3. Kiliçkan L, Yumuk Z, Bayindir O. The effect of combined preinduction thoracic epidural anaesthesia and glucocorticoid administration on perioperative interleukin-10 levels and hyperglycemia. A randomized controlled trial. J Cardiovasc Surg (Torino). 2008;49:87-93 pubmed
    ..In addition, we found that while preinduction TEA reduced blood IL-10 levels, preinduction glucocorticoid and TEA+S increased the circulating levels of IL-10. ..