Ümit Çobanoğlu

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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)
Figure 1. Atypical and multinucleated plasma cell infiltration in the bone marrow aspirate (Wright's stain, 100x). A 66-year-old male patient was admitted to the hospital with backache, fatigue, and paraesthesia and spasm in both legs. He had lower extremity numbness and bladder and bowel incontinence. Physical examination revealed the absence of bilateral(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)
Thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura (TTP) typically presents with consumptive thrombocytopenia, non-immune intravascular hemolytic anemia, renal failure, various neurologic findings and fever. It is a clinical syndrome that can be associated with drugs such as ticlopidine, quinine, mitomycin C and cyclosporine, allogeneic stem cell transplantation,(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)
OBJECTIVES Fibrosing cholestatic hepatitis is an aggressive and usually fatal form of viral hepatitis in immunosuppressed patients. We assessed the hepatotoxicity of methotrexate and prednisolone combination therapy in the background of hepatitis B virus infection. MATERIALS AND METHODS We report the clinical course of a 55-year-old woman who underwent a(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)
Occurrence of synchronous double primary liver cancer is a very rare condition. A 48-year-old man underwent lateral sectorectomy and tumor resection from segment (S) 7 and S5 for 3 separate liver tumors. Pathological examination revealed intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma (ICC) in the lateral sector and hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) in S7 and S5. This report(More)
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