Fatma Suna Kiraç

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Background and Purpose: Increased uptake in the thyroid gland (TG) is often identified as an incidental finding on the whole body fluorine-18-fluorodeoxyglucose positron emission tomography/computed tomography ( 18 F-FDG PET/CT) in non-thyroid cancer patients. Currently, there is no consensus on the appropriate approach for the management of these cases.(More)
BACKGROUND/AIM This study aimed to retrospectively evaluate the role of 18F-FDG PET/CT imaging in the detection of unknown primary tumor sites in patients with a suspicious malignancy. MATERIALS AND METHODS We retrospectively examined the 18F-FDG PET/CT images of 50 unknown primary malignancy patients. The malignancy of the lesions with increased 18F-FDG(More)
Materials and methods: We retrospectively evaluated 28 patients (18 females and 10 males; mean ± SD = 63 ± 11 years) that were treated with 740 megabecquerels (MBq) of I-131 for TMNG. Information, including age, Tc-99m pertechnetate thyroid scintigraphy and ultrasonography fi ndings, antithyroid medication, thyroid hormone profi le, and clinical status(More)
The use of radiotherapy in the management of malignant tumors causes low or high radiation exposure doses to normal tissues and undesired side effects may occur in early and late period following irradiation. All mediastinal structures, lungs and heart can exposure to total therapeutic dose during radiation therapy for thoracal or mediastinal malignancies(More)
AIM To evaluate the relationship between gallbladder (GB) motor function and H pylori infection in the stomach. METHODS All cases (86) underwent the 14C urea breath test (UBT). 14C-UBT was found as positive in 58 and negative in 28 dyspeptic patients. 14C-UBT was accepted as a gold standard test. Clo test and histopathologic examination were compared with(More)