• İ. Teoman BENLİ

J Turk Spinal Surg 2016;27(4):0-0


We sincerely wish the new education year of 2016-2017 brings peace, happiness and health to all my colleagues and their families. We are happy to accomplish the fourth issue of 2016.

There are 6 clinical research articles in this issue. The first article is about the morphologic analysis of the angle of lumbar facet joint. In the second article, malposition of the pedicular screws have been evaluated in the scoliosis patients. In the third study, the comparison of two and three vertebral segment in the treatment of isthmic spondylolisthesis has been evaluated. In the fourth study, evaluation of the patients with spinal trauma treated with various methods has done. The fifth article is about the evaluation of the “Turk-omurga” internet group. The last article is about tuberculosis spondylitis in childhood period. We believe that all those studies will quietly interest the readers.

In this issue, three case report were presented. One of them is about the os odenteidum. Second one is about the case with the osteochondroma due to neural compression. Last one is about pyogenic epidural abscess.

In this issue, a review articles about the orthosis treatment of scoliosis patients was also presented.

In this issue, in the “Frontiers of the Spinal Surgery” section, the biography was presented about the Prof. Necdet ALTUN. The author of this article is Dr. Teoman Benli.

The “Marmara Spinal Group Meetings”, which includes İstanbul and neighboring cities and which is conducted to increase the interests of especially assistants and new specialist on spinal surgery and to contribute to their trainings and to transfer the experiences of experienced colleagues and will be organized each month regularly by the regulatory board, and which Assoc. Prof. Dr. Onat ÜZÜMCÜGİL will perform the headship this year just elected and Assoc. Prof. Dr. Halil BURÇ perform the secretariat just elected, you can find the other meeting contents from the announcements section. We wish healthy, successful and peaceful days to Turkish Spinal Surgery family and we present our deepest respects.

Prof. Dr. İ. Teoman BENLİ
JTSS Editor