Ümit Çobanoğlu

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We report computerized tomographic and magnetic resonance imaging findings of neurofibromatosis type 1 with mesenteric involvement in two patients. The first patient was a 13-year-old female with a panmesenteric plexiform neurofibroma with segmental involvement of the bowel wall; she had a 3-year history of abdominal pain. The second patient was a(More)
Although commonly used biomaterials are physically and chemically stable, nonimmunogenic, and nontoxic, implanted and blood-contact biomaterials trigger a wide variety of unwanted responses, including inflammation, thrombosis, infection, and fibrosis. Peri-implant fibrosis is the response most commonly seen by plastic surgeons. In this study, the authors(More)
PURPOSE We aimed to investigate the efficacy and safety of preoperative selective intra-arterial embolization (PSIAE) in the surgical treatment of large liver hemangiomas. METHODS Data of 22 patients who underwent resection of large liver hemangiomas were retrospectively analyzed. PSIAE was performed in cases having a high risk of severe blood loss during(More)
Our aim was to investigate the long-term preventive effect of propofol on testicular ischemia–reperfusion injury in a rat model. Twenty-four adult male Sprague–Dawley rats were randomly divided into four groups (n = 6 for each group), control, sham-operated, torsion/detorsion (T/D) and T/D + propofol. Testicular ischemia was achieved by twisting the left(More)
To determine the optimal time to start nutritional support after traumatic brain injury (TBI). Rats were divided into six groups of seven. All but one of these groups were subjected to moderate closed head trauma under general anesthesia. Groups Ia and Ib were commenced on immunonutrition and standard enteral nutrition, respectively, 8 h later; groups IIa(More)
BACKGROUND/AIM Chronic constipation (CC) and celiac disease (CD) are the most common conditions encountered in pediatric gastroenterology. The association of these two disorders has not been evaluated properly. We analyzed the prevalence and outcome of CD in children with CC. MATERIALS AND METHODS The study included children with CC (n = 313) and healthy(More)
To evaluate the accuracy of MDCT with multiplanar reconstruction in the preoperative local staging of rectal tumor. Thirty-seven patients with rectal tumor underwent preoperative MDCT. Two radiologists evaluated the depth of tumor invasion (T staging), regional lymph node involvement (N staging) and mesorectal fascia involvement on axial, sagittal, and(More)
OBJECTIVES This study aimed to demonstrate if the addition of anti-inflammatory treatment to antibiotic therapy shows any superiority to the treatment with antibiotic only. METHODS Forty-nine Wistar rats were divided into 7 groups. Pyelonephritis was performed by E. coli injection to upper pole of kidneys except control group. Group 2 was not treated.(More)
Myeloid sarcoma of urinary bladder is a rare disorder. We report a 71-year old man with hematuria. He was also under follow up for unclassified myeloproliferative/ myelodysplastic disorder, diagnosed 2 months ago. Abdominal ultrasonography and computed tomography findings were normal. Diagnostic cystoscopy revealed patchy areas of mucosal swelling with(More)