Cihat Ozcan

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OBJECTIVE To determine preoperative predictive factors of postoperative complications of ureteric re-implantation in children by using the modified Clavien classification system (MCCS), which has been widely used for complication rating of surgical procedures. PATIENTS AND METHODS In all, 383 children who underwent ureteric re-implantation for(More)
INTRODUCTION We evaluated the prognostic effects of hematologic parameters of preoperative leukocytosis and neutrophil-to-lymphocyte ratio (NLR) in patients who underwent radical cystectomy for bladder cancer. METHODS We retrospectively reviewed the medical records of 363 patients who underwent radical cystectomy for bladder cancer between January 1990(More)
OBJECTIVE To evaluate preoperative predictive factors for postoperative complications of augmentation cystoplasty in children by using the modified Clavien classification system (MCCS). PATIENTS AND METHODS A retrospective review of medical records between 1994 and 2014 identified 117 children (64 males and 53 females) who underwent augmentation(More)
INTRODUCTION It is generally agreed that the cause of a megaureter is narrowing at the vesicoureteral junction, with a functional obstruction arising from an aperistaltic, juxtavesical segment that is unable to transport urine at an acceptable rate. Histological examinations of megaureter specimens have reported several histological analyses, and the(More)
OBJECTIVE In this study we aimed to identify the effect of three different modalities (stenting, doxazosin and conservative follow-up) on stone free rates and complication rates for 10-20mm renal pelvic stones in pediatric patients who underwent shock wave lithotripsy. PATIENTS AND METHODS In this study data from 241 renal units (RUs) of 195 consecutive(More)
OBJECTIVE To evaluate whether the polymer microsphere diameter affects the success rate in the endoscopic treatment of vesicoureteral reflux. METHODS In our consecutive series, 56 patients underwent subureteral injection with Dexell and 60 patients were treated with Deflux. Patients were evaluated with pediatric lower urinary tract scoring system,(More)
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