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Today, in inguinal hernia repair, postoperative pain and costs are regarded as equally important issues as technique and recurrence rates. Postoperative pain is thought to vary according to the applied anesthesia method. As local anesthesia is reported to inflict less pain, its effects on early period post-operative complications should also be evaluated.(More)
The aim of this study was to evaluate our experience in managing high anal fistulas with a simple modification of the cutting seton. We performed a retrospective review of standardized patient charts and of prospectively collected scores and questionnaires. Surgical outcomes of 128 consecutive, well-documented patients with high anal fistulas, including(More)
PURPOSE To determine the impact of body mass index (BMI) on cancer in a hospital-based Turkish population. PATIENTS AND METHODS The study group consisted of 2015 (1172 females: 423 pre- and 749 postmenopausal; and 843 males) patients with histologically proven cancer who applied to Marmara University Medical School, Medical Oncology Clinic. The control(More)
Barrett esophagus is metaplastic transformation of esophageal squamous epithelium to columnar cells. A total of 1370 patients who had undergone upper endoscopy because of dyspeptic complaints were enrolled in the study. Age, sex, alcohol and smoking habits, body mass index, type and duration of symptoms (heartburn, epigastric pain, nausea, vomiting), and(More)
The aim of the present study was to document our recent experience in managing horseshoe fistula of cryptoglandular origin with a modification of the Hanley procedure using a hybrid elastic one-stage cutting seton. Surgical outcomes of the modified Hanley procedure for horseshoe fistulae using a seton from 2004 through 2010 were analyzed. The seton(More)
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