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Robotic and video-assisted thoracic surgery lung segmentectomy for malignant and benign lesions.
OBJECTIVES The experience with robotic techniques (RATS) and video-assisted thoracic surgery (VATS) in pulmonary segmentectomy is still limited. We evaluated our prospectively recorded database toExpand
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Bone Turnover Markers in Patients with Type 2 Diabetes and Their Correlation with Glycosylated Haemoglobin Levels
The aim of this prospective, longitudinal study was to investigate, over a period of 12 months, the effects of metabolic control on bone turnover markers in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus.Expand
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Concomitant etoposide and cisplatin provided improved survival compared with docetaxel and cisplatin in patients with locally advanced non-small cell lung cancer treated with chemoradiotherapy
AbstractPresently, there is no consensus regarding which chemotherapy regimen is best to administer with radiotherapy in patients with locally advanced non-small-cell lung cancer (LA-NSCLC). Herein,Expand
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Role of Surgery in the Treatment of Masaoka Stage IVa Thymoma.
PURPOSE To analyze the role of surgery in patients with Masaoka stage IVa thymoma treated with multimodality therapy. METHODS Of 191 patients undergoing surgery for thymoma in our departmentExpand
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Does a relationship exist between the number of thoracoscopic thymectomies performed and the learning curve for thoracoscopic resection of thymoma in patients with myasthenia gravis?
This study aimed to analyze surgeons' learning curve for thymoma resection with video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery (VATS). Two hundred and eleven myasthenia gravis patients had VATS thymicExpand
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P wave signal-averaged electrocardiogram as a new marker for atrial tachyarrhythmias in postoperative Fontan patients.
OBJECTIVES This study was undertaken to determine the potential role of P wave signal-averaged electrocardiogram (PSAECG) for risk assessment of atrial tachyarrhythmias (ATs) in patients after FontanExpand
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Accumulation of F-18 FDG in the infected pulmonary cyst in a patient with hydatid disease
Echinococcosis is endemic in certain parts of the world, including Turkey. When the pulmonary cyst has characteristic features, it can be easily diagnosed, but when the appearance changes as a resultExpand
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Sleeve resection for bronchial carcinoid tumour in two children under six years old
BackgroundPaediatric tracheobronchial tumours are very rare, and pneumonectomy and lobectomy procedures are rarely indicated due to their surgical difficulties and high sequelae. BronchoplasticExpand
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Alternative paratracheal lymph node dissection in left-sided hilar lung cancer patients: comparing the number of lymph nodes dissected to the number of lymph nodes dissected in right-sided
OBJECTIVE Removing or sampling lymph nodes from the bilateral paratracheal area through a left thoracotomy is not a standard procedure in patients with lung cancer. The aim of this study was toExpand
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Heart failure during first inferior acute myocardial infarction.
BACKGROUND Inferior acute myocardial infarctions (AMI) have better in-hospital prognosis than do anterior AMI. Authors of several studies reported that patients with inferior AMI complicated byExpand
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