Erhan Reis

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BACKGROUND Approximately 10% of patients with symptomatic gallstones may have associated common bile duct stones (CBDS). However, the predictive value of noninvasive tests as well as the preoperative diagnosis and management of CBDS have not been well defined. The aim of this study was to define an accurate and simple model for the prediction and management(More)
BACKGROUND Laparoscopic cholecystectomy has become the standard operative procedure for cholelithiasis, but there are still some patients requiring conversion to open cholecystectomy mainly because of technical difficulty. Our aim was to develop a risk score for prediction of conversion from laparoscopic to open cholecystectomy. METHODS Preoperative(More)
BACKGROUND Laparoscopic cholecystectomy has become the standard treatment for symptomatic gallbladder diseases. However, there still is a substantial proportion of patients in whom laparoscopic cholecystectomy cannot be successfully performed, and for whom conversion to open surgery is required. METHODS In this study, 1,000 laparoscopic cholecystectomies(More)
OBJECTIVE To find out if 5-fluorouracil (5-FU) given intraperitoneally to rabbits impaired the healing of colonic anastomoses, and whether giving zinc might reverse the effect. DESIGN Laboratory study. SETTING Teaching hospital, Turkey. ANIMALS 32 New Zealand white rabbits. INTERVENTIONS All animals had 1cm of large bowel resected 10cm proximal to(More)
BACKGROUND Although various methods have been described for surgical treatment of pilonidal sinus disease, which is best is under debate. Tension-free techniques seem to be most ideal. We aimed to evaluate the effects of two tension-free methods in terms of patient satisfaction, postoperative complications, and early recurrence. METHODS A group of 122(More)
BACKGROUND Scoring systems are generally used for predicting prognosis in the intensive care unit, but there is no score being used frequently for predicting prognosis in gastric cancer. The aim of this study was to develop a prognostic score for gastric cancer patients. METHODS Demographic, clinical, laboratory, radiologic, histopathologic data, and(More)
PURPOSE The aim of this study is to determine and to compare the oncological outcomes of bilateral reduction mammoplasty to standard breast-conserving surgery for breast cancer. METHODS One hundred sixty-two patients who received a quadrantectomy because of breast cancer (group 1) and 106 breast cancer patients with macromastia who underwent(More)
OBJECTIVE To assess the effect of truncal ligation of the inferior thyroid arteries during bilateral subtotal thyroidectomy on the incidence of hypocalcaemia after thyroidectomy. DESIGN Prospective non-randomised study. SETTING Teaching hospital, Turkey. SUBJECTS 216 patients who had bilateral subtotal thyroidectomy for non-toxic nodular goitre(More)
BACKGROUND Right-side diaphragmatic rupture is an unusual condition after blunt trauma. The diagnosis may be missed during the early period of trauma and may lead to progressive herniation of intraabdominal contents into the thorax. In this study, we aimed to evaluate the diagnosis and treatment options for the late diagnosis of cases of right-side(More)
INTRODUCTION With the results of studies on the timing of adjuvant treatment, it currently appears that adjuvant treatment should be initiated as soon as possible. Breast conserving surgery and oncoplastic surgery is being used with increasing frequency. Therefore, studies about whether or not these applications delay the adjuvant treatment are needed. The(More)