Iskenderun forest fire during the tornado caught in the vehicle and the severity of the tornado fractured the spine selma Yilmaz was discharged today. Prof. Dr. Tahsin Erman, Specialist in Brain and Neurosurgery at Acıbadem Adana Hospital, stated that the patient’s health condition ed ed after the operation and he was discharged.
Six screws were inserted into the lumsal vertebrae.
Prof. Dr. Tahsin Erman gave the following information about the operation: “Our patient came with severe low back pain. While in the vehicle, the fourth of the spine fracture was present due to overload on the spine as a result of the vehicle snuffing upwards and falling downwards again. Both the front and middle part of the spine were injured. We operated on our patient on Wednesday evening. During the operation, a total of six screws called platinum were inserted into the lumte vertebrae, and the patient’s body weight was allowed to carry the load when it was inserted into the spine. The patient’s neurological examination is perfectly normal. Our patient can move with corset support. He was discharged today.”
“I’m in good health, thank you to all those who ask”
Selma Yilmaz, who was caught in her vehicle during the wildfire and suffered a fractured spine, said of those moments: “On Tuesday, October 27, we were evacuating the factory in the Organized Industrial Zone near Sariseki Neighborhood, where the flames approached. We were surprised at what we were hit by a tornado. I was in the car with my driver during the tornado. Our vehicle quickly rose up with the force of the tornado and then crashed to the ground at the same speed. At the time, I had severe pain in my back. I don’t know what happened. I was taken to a hospital in Iskenderun with the severity of the pain, my first intervention was made. I’ve been found to have a broken back. I was then transferred to Acıbadem Adana Hospital. On the same day, Wednesday, October 28th, I underwent surgery and i’m in very good health. I started walking. I would like to thank everyone who called and asked in the process, my doctor, the hospital staff.”
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