Assoc. Prof. Dr. Yuksel Yurttash

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Description

Besides his broad experience of working with classic external fixators and computer-aided smart fixators, Dr. Yuksel Yurttash is also experienced in the application of intramedullary nails for leg lengthening.

Education:

  • Gulhane Military Medical Academy, 1991-1997

 

Ph.D. Thesis:

  • Study the Effects of Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy on Distracted Muscle and Bone Tissue

 

Career and honors:

  • Private Esencan Hospital Orthopedics and Traumatology Department, 2017 – …
  • Gulhane Military Medical Academy, Department of Orthopaedics and Traumatology (Faculty of Military Medicine, Associate Professor), 2012 – 2016
  • Duke University Foot – Ankle Surgery Visiting Scholar, 2010 – 2011
  • Gulhane Military Medical Academy, Military Medical Faculty, Department of Orthopaedics and Traumatology (Assistant Professor), 2007 – 2012
  • Gulhane Military Medical Academy, Military Medical Faculty, Department of Orthopaedics and Traumatology (Orthopedics and Traumatology Expert), 2006 – 2007
  • Girne Military Hospital / Cyprus, 2004 – 2006
  • Gulhane Military Medical Academy, Military Medical Faculty, Department of Orthopaedics and Traumatology (Research Assistant), 2000 – 2004
  • 70. Mknz. P. Tug. 1. Tnk. Tb. Commander Cizre/Shirnak (30 Yt, Infirmary Chief of Medical Staff), 1998 – 2000
  • GATA Trainee and Course Division, 1997 – 1998

 

Membership:

  • Turkish Orthopedics and Traumatology Association (TOTBİD)
  • TOTBİD Kecioren (Pediatric Orthopedist) Branch
  • TOTBİD Arthroplasty Association

 

Surgical Methodology in Practice:

  1. Limb Lengthening
    1. LON (Lengthening Over Nails)
    2. Holyfix
    3. Precice 2.2 (Motorized Nail)
    4. Precice Stryde
  2. Limb Discrepancy Correction Surgery: Single Limb (either Femur Or Tibia) Lengthening surgery for limb discrepancy correction, with:
    1. Holyfix method
    2. LON method
    3. Precice 2
    4. Precice Stryde
  3. Bow Legs Correctional surgery
  4. Bilateral(Both Legs) Limb Shortening Surgery

For all other types of limb correctional surgeries and treatments please contact our patient’s consultants for more information and pricing.

Awards:

  • XIX. National Turkish Orthopedics and Traumatology Congress ‘The Effect of Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy on Distracţed Muscle and Bone Texture’ presented in the ‘External Fixator’ section: Best oral presentation.

 

Medical Publications:

  1. Reconstruction of intercalary bone defects following bone tumor resection with segmental bone transport using an Ilizarov circular external fixator.
  2. Lower limb salvage surgery using Ilizarov circular external frame for a landmine injury about the knee.
  3. Ilizarov external fixation without removal of plate or screws: effect on hypertrophic and oligotrophic nonunion of the femoral shaft with plate failure.
  4. “Adjunctive hyperbaric oxygen therapy in the treatment of atrophic tibial nonunion with Ilizarov external fixator: a radiographic and scintigraphic study in rabbits.
  5. Ilizarov external fixation without removal of plate or screws: effect on hypertrophic and oligotrophic nonunion of the femoral shaft with plate failure.

For Additional Medical Publications by Assoc. Prof. Dr. Yuksel Yurttash, please visit: ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/?term=yuksel+yurttas

 

 

NOTE:

  • Final pricing can only be finalized after determining the length of the film.
  • The above-mentioned prices generally include a 5 day hospitalization period & hospital charges; including medicinal costs, lengthening systems, and the costs of the surgical treatment.
  • It must be noted that additional costs will be borne by the patients who want to extend their stay at the hospital.
  • Our distraction care packages include the following facilities; hospitality, nursing, physical therapy, etc. services are provided for the patient who opts to continue the distraction treatment in Istanbul.
  • It should be noted that the pricing for unilateral shortness, shortness of fingers, shortness of arms and legs can only be quoted after patient evaluation.

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Therapies

LON : € 17678
Stryde : € 49950
Precice 2 : € 36263
Holyfix : € 14500
Limb Discrepancy : € 8500
Limb Correction Surgery (Bow Legs) : € 7500
Limb Shortening Surgery : € 12000
Arm Lengthening Surgery (HolyFix) : € 9000

Services

Transportation
Meeting and greeting our patients at the airports, including all transportation to the hotels & hospitals
Accommodation
Accommodation in a 5-star hotel (1 to 3 days)
Istanbul Tour
Complimentary Istanbul tour, including historical and touristic visits, boat tours and meals in our famous Turkish restaurants
Personal Interpreter
An English-speaking caretaker who will assist our patients 24/7
Medical Kit
All necessary medical examinations and tests before the surgical operation & Walker, crutches & wheelchair for support & assisted movement (Post-Op)
Post operative counseling
FREE consultation with doctors and consultants whenever the patient’s needs, even after the lengthening process has been completed.
Other
5 to 7 days of hospitalization & Physiotherapist’s assistance and all medications are covered, during the patient’s hospitalization

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