Egemen Akincioglu

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INTRODUCTION Prostate biopsies incur the risk of being false-negative and this risk has not yet been evaluated for 12-core prostate biopsy. We calculated the false-negative rate of 12-core prostate biopsy and determined the patient characteristics which might affect detection rate. METHODS We included 90 prostate cancer patients (mean age of 64, range:(More)
Pulmonary sclerosing hemangioma is an uncommon tumor, thought to be a benign neoplasm. Pericardial cysts are also uncommon benign abnormalities, most often found incidentally on chest radiography. We describe the case of a 51-year-old woman in whom both lesions were incidentially detected on a routine chest radiograph. Enucleation of the pulmonary(More)
Ischemia modified albumin (IMA) is a marker of ischemia elevated in different clinical conditions and its use for hypoxia in perinatology is of current interest. We aimed to investigate the association between maternal and cord blood IMA levels and placental histopathological findings in uncomplicated term deliveries. In this study, placental(More)
Adult intussusception is a rare entity accounting for 1% of all bowel obstructions. Unlike intussusceptions in children, which are idiopathic in 90% of cases, adult intussusceptions have an identifiable cause (lead point) in the majority of cases. Crohn's disease (CD) may affect any part of the gastrointestinal tract, including the appendix. It was shown to(More)
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