Aydın Alper

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AIM To investigate the eligible management of the cystic neoplasms of the liver. METHODS The charts of 9 patients who underwent surgery for intrahepatic biliary cystic liver neoplasms between 2003 and 2008 were reviewed retrospectively. Informed consent was obtained from the patients and approval was obtained from the designated review board of the(More)
BACKGROUND Pregnant women may experience an acute presentation of hepatic hydatid disease. The available literature is limited to case reports. METHODS The charts of 7 patients who underwent urgent treatment for hepatic hydatid disease during pregnancy between 1992 and 2010 were reviewed. RESULTS The median patient age was 27 (range 23-39) years and(More)
We describe herein a female patient with non-Hodgkin's lymphoma of the liver and present a review of the related literature. The patient was referred with the diagnosis of malignant hemangiopericytoma (with an open biopsy). The physical examination, standard laboratory test results and tumor marker levels were all normal. A nonstandard left lobectomy was(More)
We read with great interest the article by Thomson et al. on the role of resection and transplantation in the management of iatrogenic biliary tract injury [1]. In the discussion part, the authors stated that ‘‘The English literature reports ten patients requiring hepatic transplantation in the management of biliary injury after cholecystectomy... Of these(More)
To evaluate treatment results in iatrogenic biliary injuries with concomitant vascular injuries. Between January 1998 and May 2002 (inclusive), angiography was performed in 45 of the 105 patients treated for iatrogenic biliary tract injury. The charts of these 45 patients and 5 other patients in whom vascular injury was diagnosed at operation were evaluated(More)
Gallstone disease is very common and laparoscopic cholecystectomy is one of the most common surgical procedures all over the world. Parallel to the increase in the number of laparoscopic cholecystectomies, bile duct injuries also increased. The reported incidence of bile duct injuries ranges from 0.3% to 1.4%. Many of the bile duct injuries during(More)
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