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The aim of this study was to evaluate lymph node tuberculosis (LNT) cases in two provinces in Turkey with different demographic and socioeconomic characteristics. A total of 109 LNT cases were reviewed retrospectively. The cases were analyzed and compared for symptoms, findings, age, vaccination status, and diagnostic procedures. Socioeconomic conditions(More)
Three soft drug analogs and a metabolite of methatropine based on phenylsuccinic structural moiety were synthesized and tested for activity. In an in vivo assay, the soft drugs were found to be two orders of magnitude less potent than methatropine while the carboxylate metabolite was found to be one order of magnitude less potent than the soft drugs. A(More)
The purpose of the present randomized trial was to compare the Jean Rives (JR) technique and the laparoscopic totally extraperitoneal (TEP) repair for the treatment of primary inguinal hernias with respect to operating time, hospital stay, sick leave, chronic pain and recurrences after a follow-up of 10 years. 110 patients with primary inguinal hernia were(More)
BACKGROUND Tuberculosis (TB) is one of the main health issues in Turkey. Extrapulmonary TB cases have significant proportion comparing pulmonary TB cases. The aim of the study was to evaluate the extrapulmonary tuberculosis (EPTB) cases in two regions of Turkey, which have different demographic and socioeconomic characteristics. METHODS In this(More)
OBJECTIVE Hydatidosis is a parasitic infection that is still an important public health problem in Turkey. In the present study, it was planned to review the diagnostic and treatment options. METHODS The study was conducted in pediatric pulmonary chest ward of Izmir Chest Diseases and Surgery Training Hospital, a referral tertiary hospital for pulmonary(More)
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