Aydin Demir

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A 13-year-old girl was admitted to our clinic with the complaints of dyspnea, abdominal distention, cough, and right-sided chest pain.The diagnosis of disease was made with physical examination and radiologic evaluation. She underwent right thoracotomy and phrenotomy for the management of the hydatid cysts of the lung and the liver. The postoperative course(More)
Ankaferd Blood Stopper(®) (ABS) is a folkloric medicinal plant extract used as a haemostatic agent in traditional Turkish medicine. The aim of this study was to investigate the efficacy of ABS on the healing of dermal wounds in a rat model. Twenty Wistar albino rats were divided into two groups. Standard full-thickness skin defects were created on the back(More)
Synovial chondromatosis of the temporomandibular joint (TMJ) is very rare. We report a case of synovial chondromatosis of the TMJ with extraarticular extension that was diagnosed with MRI and CT. Histopathologic evaluation indicated that this case was synovial chondromatosis in intermediate phase.
Carmustine [1 ,3-bis(2-chloroethyl)-1-nitrosurea (BCNU)] is an antitumour agent, however, its usefulness has been limited by a side effect; which involves pericholangitis and intrahepatic cholestasis. The primary effects of cholestasis is well known; bile flow retention, intracellular Ca++ accumulation and acidosis although it may lead to hepatotoxicity by(More)
We report a case of right lower abdominal wall and groin abscess resulting from acute appendicitis. The patient was an 27-year-old man who had no apparent abdominal signs and was brought to the hospital due to progressive painful swelling of right lower abdomen and the groin for 10 d. Significant inflammatory changes of soft tissue involving the right lower(More)
OBJECTIVE To determine whether embryos having all top qualified both on Day 3 and Day 5 have higher pregnancy rates than the oth- ers. MATERIALS AND METHODS The study included 143 consecutive cycles were recruited in which Day 5 embryo transfer was available. Cleavage stage embryos were graded according to 1 to 4 scoring system, based on fragmentation,(More)
OBJECTIVE The aim of the present study was to evaluate the time-dependent histopathologic changes in both ovaries and to determine the time-dependent levels of plasma interleukin 6 (IL-6) after unilateral ovarian torsion. MATERIALS AND METHODS An experimental animal study included 48 female Sprague-Dawley rats which were distributed to six groups: control(More)
The objective of this study was to find a possible correlation between Down syndrome and amniotic fluid leptin. We compared 2nd trimester amniotic fluid leptin levels of fetuses with normal karyotype and with trisomy 21. We retrospectively found 15 fetuses with Down syndrome and we randomly selected 48 fetuses with normal karyotype as controls from our(More)