Afra Karavelioğlu

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Heterotopic pancreatic tissue consists of normally differentiated pancreatic tissue without a real anatomic and vascular connection to the pancreas, whereas Meckel's diverticulum is one of the most important cause of lower gastrointestinal bleeding in children. Although heterotopic pancreatic tissue is related to various gastrointestinal(More)
OBJECTIVE Acute kidney injury (AKI) is a serious condition that can be induced by liver transplantation, major hepatic resection or prolonged portal vein occlusion. AKI can increase the frequency of postoperative complications. In the current study, we aimed to investigate whether interleukin-18 binding protein (IL-18BP) pretreatment has a protective effect(More)
Ischemia-reperfusion (IR) injury of the liver is an unresolved problem that occurs during certain surgical approaches, including hepatic, cardiac and aortic operations. In this study we aimed to investigate whether crocin and safranal had protective effects on liver IR injury induced in an infrarenal aortic clamping (IRAC) model. Male Wistar-Albino rats(More)
In this study, it is aimed to investigate the symptoms, diagnostic tools and treatment of pediatric patients admitted with acute abdomen symptoms due to Meckel's diverticulum. The patients with surgical complications of Meckel's diverticulum were analyzed retrospectively in terms of age, gender, symptoms, imaging techniques, complications of Meckel’s(More)
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE Sclerotherapy with bleomycin sulfate (BS) is currently used in the management of cervicofacial cystic lymphatic malformations in children. Neurotoxic adverse effects of BS after intraventricular or intracavitary administration have been reported; however, the effects of intralesionally administered BS on the adjacent peripheral neural(More)
The aim of this study was to investigate whether enoxaparin (ENX) administration would increase seroma risk and worsen mesh tissue recovery in an experimental rat hernia repair model. Fifty-six adult male Wistar-Albino rats were included in the study. Rats were equally and randomly separated into seven groups: Group 1, Control, only subcutaneous dissection(More)
OBJECTIVE Acute kidney injury (AKI) is a serious condition that can be induced by liver transplantation, major hepatic resection or prolonged portal vein occlusion. The AKI can increase the frequency of postoperative complications. In the current study, we aimed to investigate whether interleukin-18 binding protein (IL-18BP) pretreatment has a protective(More)
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