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Two patients with spontaneous rectoisigmoid or rectal rupture are reported. These patients had peritonitis and they underwent sigmoid loop colostomies. A common aetiological factor was chronic constipation. It is important to recognize the condition at an early stage because of its significant mortality and possible excellent results from surgery.
Yöntem ve Gereç: Modifiye radikal mastektomi yap›lan hastalar flep disseksiyonu için elektroketer (n = 18) ve bistüri (n = 20) kullan›lanlar fleklinde iki gruba ayr›ld›. Tüm hastalar›n peroperatif kan kay›plar›, drenaj süreleri ve miktarlar›, seroma oluflumu ve di¤er komplikasyonlar› kaydedildi. Tüm hastalar›n postoperatif 24. saatte dren s›v›lar›ndan… (More)
Liver abscesses due to Salmonella species occur rarely. In this case report, we present a simple liver cyst as a focus for Salmonella abscess, which to date has never been described in the literature. This case report emphasizes that simple liver cyst could be infected with Salmonella and progress to a complicated liver abscess, which responds well to… (More)
BACKGROUND The second hit in trauma leads to an exaggerated inflammatory response and multiple organ failure. Infection following burn injury is a useful model for two-hit trauma studies. The aim of this study was to investigate the effect of N-acetylcysteine (NAC) treatment as an antioxidant in a two-hit trauma model. METHODS 30% scalding burn injury was… (More)
Hepatic rupture with resulting hemoperitoneum due to metastatic cancer is uncommon. Reports in the literature have described a wide variety of neoplasms causing this usually fatal phenomenon. We describe a rare case of spontaneous rupture of hepatic metastases from gastric leiomyosarcoma. A 72-year-old male patient with sudden onset severe epigastric pain… (More)
Abdominal wall hernias are a common problem in the general population. A Western estimate reveals that the lifetime risk of developing a hernia is about 2%. As a result, hernia repairs likely comprise the most frequent general surgery operations. More than 20 million hernias are estimated to be repaired every year around the world. Numerous repair… (More)
To my family. iii ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS I would like to express my deepest gratitude to my advisors Dr. Martin Savelsbergh and Dr. ¨ Ozlem Ergun. I was extremely fortunate to work with them. They provided me with the motivation, guidance, and support I needed to complete my Ph.D. studies. I would like to especially thank them for giving me the freedom to choose… (More)
Gastrointestinal stromal tumor (GIST) is rare but is the most common mesenchymal tumor of the gastrointestinal tract. It is usually arises from the stomach and small intestine. We present a case of GIST treated with surgery and adjuvant imatinib mesylate for pulmonary metastasis.
Chronic idiopathic intestinal pseudo-obstruction (CIIP), a syndrome of ineffectual motility due to a primary disorder of the enteric nerve or muscle, is rare and is a disorder of intestinal motility, characterized by recurrence of continuous symptoms and signs of intestinal obstruction in the absence of true mechanical obstruction. It is impossible to… (More)