Bekir Şanal

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Congenital nasal pyriform aperture stenosis (CNPAS) is an unusual cause of airway obstruction in the newborn and infants. Immediate recognition and therapy are essential for this potentially life-threatening circumstance. CNPAS should be considered in the differential diagnosis of any infant with episodic apnea, cyclical cyanosis, and feeding difficulty.(More)
Our aim was to evaluate the effectiveness of twinkling artifacts (TA) in detecting calculi <5 mm in diameter in patients with renal colic pain who had undergone urinary grayscale ultrasonography (US) and computed tomography (CT) imaging assays. In this retrospective study, a total of 76 calculi <5 mm detected in 60 patients were evaluated. Whole data were(More)
BACKGROUND Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease is a progressive inflammatory disease that ultimately results in cirrhosis and liver failure. It is assosiciated with two step hit scenario; the first step is fat accumulationin liver and in the second step inflammation and fibrosis are the major compenents. The incidence of this disease is increasing worldwide,(More)
PURPOSE Selective transarterial embolization (TAE) of the internal iliac artery is a well-known alternative technique to control intractable bladder hemorrhage (IBH). We explored the short- and long-term effectiveness of, and clinical outcomes after, TAE in patients with IBH. MATERIALS AND METHODS In this retrospective study, we reviewed the hospital(More)
To evaluate long-term clinical follow-up results of implanting subcutaneous port catheters (SPCs) on ipsilateral or contralateral with mastectomy side in patients with axillary lymph node dissection. A total of 73 patients composed of ipsilateral (34 catheters) and contralateral (39 catheters) groups, with SPCs were included. All patients had lumpectomy or(More)
OBJECTIVE The aim of this study was to evaluate the carotid intima media thickness (IMT) in patients with thyrotoxicosis who received radioactive iodine (RAI) treatment. METHODS This study was planned to be conducted with two different groups of people. There were 87 patients in the patient group and 98 controls. Participants were evaluated for(More)
OBJECTIVE In this study, we aimed to investigate the effect of variations in renal pelvic angle on urinary calculi development. MATERIALS AND METHODS A total of 2456 unenhanced abdominal CT scans were retrospectively evaluated and 262 kidneys of 131 patients were compared. Patients included in this study were identified and qualified as follows: Having(More)
INTRODUCTION Morphology of gallbladder varies considerably from person to person. We believe that one of the morphological variations of gallbladder is the "gallbladder angle". Gallbladder varies also in "angle", which, to the best of our knowledge, has never been investigated before. The purpose of this study was to investigate the impact of gallbladder(More)