Cevher Akarsu

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The relationship between pulsatility index (PI) in the middle cerebral artery (MCA) and adverse perinatal outcome was studied in 162 normal and 75 high-risk pregnancies. The intrapartum cardiotocographic (CTG) findings, the mode of delivery, 1 and 5-minute Apgar scores, the pH level of the umbilical artery, admission to the neonatal intensive care unit(More)
AIM The relationship between papillary thyroid carcinoma (PTC) and accompanying Hashimoto's thyroiditis (HT) has been investigated extensively. However, there is no agreement among the authors. We aimed with this study to investigate this relationship in a limited subtype of PTC called papillary thyroid microcarcinoma (PTMC). PATIENTS AND METHODS Between(More)
INTRODUCTION Acute pancreatitis (AP) is a systemic inflammatory disease. We aimed to detect whether there was a change of mean platelet volume (MPV) level on onset and remission patients with biliary and non-biliary acute pancreatitis. MATERIALS AND METHODS In our emergency service patients diagnosed with biliary and nonbiliary AP were analyzed(More)
OBJECTIVE Minimally invasive surgery is increasingly gaining importance in breast surgery parallel to other surgical branches. Sentinel lymph node biopsy (SLNB) is a method that has radically changed the approach to breast surgery in the last decade of the 20(th) century. In this study, we aimed to evaluate the adaptation process to these alterations in(More)
BACKGROUND Ankaferd Blood Stopper® (ABS) is an organic topical hemostatic agent that has become available in recent years. The aim of this study was to compare the effectiveness of ABS in a liver laceration model in rats with that of fibrin glue (FG), which is currently being used widely in clinics. METHODS Thirty-two Wistar Albino type rats were randomly(More)
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES Gastrointestinal cancers are the most frequently occurring cancers worldwide. Diagnosis and removal of polyps during screening endoscopy decreases the prevalence of colon cancer and cancer-related mortality, and it is considered to be the gold standard in gastrointestinal system cancer prevention. Technological innovations in(More)
OBJECTIVE Robotic adrenalectomy is one of the minimally invasive surgical methods gaining wide acceptance due to the three-dimensional imaging system and ergonomics of the equipment. We aimed to present the early data on patients who underwent robotic adrenalectomy due to adrenal masses in our hospital. MATERIAL AND METHODS The records of eight cases, in(More)
OBJECTIVES Currently, diagnostic laparoscopy (DL) is recommended for the left thoraco-abdominal region penetrating injuries (LTARP). However, organ and diaphragmatic injury may not be detected in all of these patients. Our aim is to focus on this LTARP patient group without any operative findings and to highlight the evaluation of diagnostic tools in the(More)
OBJECTIVE Laparoscopy is gaining more importance in emergency abdominal surgery. Peptic ulcer perforation (PUP) constitutes a significant portion of surgical emergencies. The aim of this study was to evaluate the methods and results of patients who underwent surgery due to PUP in our department. MATERIAL AND METHODS Patients who were admitted to the(More)
Juvenile fibroadenoma is a common cause of breast masses seen in adolescents and young women. Giant juvenile fibroadenomas are usually single and unilateral. The etiology is thought to be due to increased levels of estrogen during adolescence, although it is not yet fully understood. Treatment options range from simple excision to sub-cutaneous mastectomy(More)