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The coexistence of Hashimoto's thyroiditis (HT) and papillary thyroid carcinoma (PTC) is controversial. This study was conducted to evaluate the correlation between HT and PTC and to identify predictive factors for the coexistence of PTC and HT. A total of 922 patients underwent surgery for thyroid disorders between January 2001 and August 2005. In all, 199(More)
Accessible online at: www.karger.com/vim Fax +49 761 4 52 07 14 Information@Karger.com www.karger.com Dr. Serdar Kuru General Surgery Department, Kecioren Training and Research Hospital Pinarbasi Mah. Sanatoryum Cad. Ardahan Sok. No. 25 Kecioren, Ankara, 06380, Turkey dokserkur@yahoo.com.tr Mesodiverticular Band of Meckel’s Diverticulum as a Rare Cause of(More)
Laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy (LSG) is a frequently used bariatric surgery method. It is possible to incidentally detect gastrointestinal stromal tumors (GISTs) of stomach or other gastric tumors during this procedure. In the literature, there is limited data about cooccurrence of GIST in obesity, and treatment of such cases is still controversial. On the(More)
Bariatric surgery procedures are increasingly being performed as obesity becomes a global epidemic. Laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy (LSG) is a frequently used bariatric surgery method. Gastrointestinal stromal tumor (GIST) or other tumors of stomach can incidentally be detected during this procedure. In the literature, GIST incidence is reported to be(More)
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