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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)
Abdominal wall hernias are a common problem in the general population. A Western estimate reveals that the lifetime risk of developing a hernia is about 2%. As a result, hernia repairs likely comprise the most frequent general surgery operations. More than 20 million hernias are estimated to be repaired every year around the world. Numerous repair(More)
BACKGROUND In this study, scald burns in a Turkish population (0-16 years of age) were studied with reference to their occurrence and common causes. METHODS Of the burn victims hospitalized at the Burns Unit of Ankara Numune Education and Research Hospital between April 2001 and December 2003, 354 patients were aged 3 months to 16 years and 228 (64.4%)(More)
PURPOSE Surgical equipment used in breast cancer surgery that affects wound healing and minimizes complications seems to be a popular investigation topic. The aim of this study is to evaluate the effect of plasmakinetic cautery on wound healing in patients receiving mastectomy. METHODS Forty-six consecutive breast cancer patients receiving modified(More)
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