Learn More
OBJECTIVE Acute ethanol intoxication has been shown to cause oxidative damage in many organ systems including the brain. Erythropoietin has antioxidant effects and prevents neuronal damage in the animal model of ischemic brain injury. In this study, we aimed to investigate the effects of darbepoetin alpha, an analog of erythropoietin with a longer half-life(More)
INTRODUCTION Tuberculosis can present in many varied clinical situations in immunosuppressed patients. It has been reported that the sigmoid colon is the most common site for colonic perforation in renal transplant recipients and diverticulitis is its most common cause. Cecal perforation because of tuberculosis is extremely rare in a renal transplant(More)
Background: Blood loss and the prolonged operative time for haemostasis is still a great problem after injury or during elective surgery of the liver. Various topical hemostatic agents were introduced to reduce the blood loss. The aim of this study is to evaluate the afficacy of solid carbon dioxide (SoCO 2) as a hemostatic agent on hepatectomy model.(More)
BACKGROUND/AIMS Reactive oxygen species have a known potent role in the pathogenesis of ulcerative colitis. Iloprost, a pharmaceutical, is a chemically stable derivative of a naturally- occurring human prostacyclin. Several studies have demonstrated protective effects of iloprost via its antioxidant and its anti-inflammatory activity. The aim of this study(More)
was initiated (1000 μg d 1 for 5 days, 1000 μg week 1 for 4 weeks, and then 1000 μg month 1 for life). The patient's anemia responded well to the treatment and his symptoms began to improve after 2 weeks of the treatment. Lifelong parenteral vitamin B-12 treatment has A 55-year-old male with fatigue, dyspnea, and sweating presented to our clinic.(More)
Videoendoscopy is newly used in breast and axillary surgery. Single-port surgery is one of the newest methods of minimally invasive surgery. This report describes the first case of videoendoscopic single-port axillary dissection. In histopathological evaluation, 24 lymph nodes were identified and one node was infiltrated by the cancer cells. Videoendoscopic(More)
INTRODUCTION Mustafa Kemal Atatürk, founder of the Turkish Republic, had guarded many German scientists of a Jewish descent before the Second World War. Dr. Rudolf Nissen was one of the outstanding surgeons who had served in the Turkish university hospitals. He had created an antireflux procedure which is named after his own name while he was working in our(More)
  • 1