Alireza Kazemeini

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BACKGROUND Karydakis flap (K-flap) and excision with healing by secondary intention (EHSI) are currently accepted methods for surgical management of sacrococcygeal pilonidal disease. This clinical trial study aimed to compare early and late outcomes of these two surgical techniques. MATERIALS AND METHODS In this controlled, prospective, randomized(More)
A lost guidewire is a hazardous, yet completely preventable, and rare complication associated with central venous catheter insertion. Here, we report a case of a lost guidewire in a patient presented with persistent abdominal pain. The guidewire was retrieved completely during a surgical operation after the diagnosis had been confirmed by radiologic(More)
BACKGROUND Visfatin is an adipocytokine secreted by visceral adipose tissue. It has been shown that adipocytokines may contribute to the induction of carcinogens and progression of tumors. Previously, we found a significant increase in the visfatin serum level in colorectal cancer patients. Herein, we investigated if this cytokine increases in patients with(More)
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVE This study aimed to compare the effects of different local anesthetic solutions on postoperative pain of anal surgery in adult patients. METHOD In this randomized double-blind prospective clinical trial, 60 adult patients (18 to 60 years old) with physical status class I and class II that had been brought to a university hospital(More)
Bile duct injuries are well-known complications of laparoscopic and open cholecystectomies. Here, we report anastomosis of the common bile duct to the transverse colon that occurred as a complication of laparoscopic cholecystectomy. To the best of our knowledge, a similar case has not been reported in the literature so far. As in our patient, persistent(More)
BACKGROUND This study describes risk factors leading to the development of various postoperative complications and recurrence after the Karydakis procedure. MATERIALS AND METHODS In this prospective analytic cohort study, 179 patients with sacrococcygeal pilonidal disease underwent Karydakis procedure. Characteristics of the pilonidal disease and excised(More)
Intussusception is an invagination of a portion of bowel into distal segment. While common in children, it is a rare cause of bowel obstruction in adults and usually is caused by a lead point. Most causes of adult small bowel intussusceptions are benign intestinal lesions like lipoma, leiomyoma, neurofibroma, inflammatory polyps, and meckel diverticulum.1(More)
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