Funda Dinç Elibol

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PURPOSE To determine the diagnostic performance of diffusion-weighted MRI and MR volumetry for the assessment of tumor response after preoperative chemoradiotherapy (CRT) in patients with locally advanced rectal cancer. MATERIALS AND METHODS Forty-three patients with rectal cancer who underwent preoperative CRT were prospectively examined for the study.(More)
BACKGROUND Developmental dysplasia of the hip (DDH) is the most common skeletal dysplasia. Two principal methods used in early diagnosis of DDH are clinical examination and ultrasonographic investigation. Dogruel et al. found a low specificity of clinical examination in patients with DDH. Additionally, Kamath et al. stated that ultrasonography performed by(More)
PURPOSE We aimed to evaluate preoperative T and N staging and retroperitoneal surgical margin (RSM) involvement in colon cancer using multidetector computed tomography (MDCT). METHODS In this retrospective study, preoperative MDCTs of 141 patients with colon adenocarcinoma were evaluated in terms of T and N staging and retroperitoneal surgical margin(More)
AIM To investigate the effectiveness of indirect computed tomography (CT) venography applied after pulmonary CT angiography to patients with suspected pulmonary embolism. MATERIAL AND METHODS The study comprised 80 patients at high/moderate risk of pulmonary embolism (PE) according to the clinical findings. Computed tomography venography (CTV) was(More)
We read the article “Factors related to incomplete treatment of breast cancer in Kumasi, Ghana.” The authors found that religion type, believing in traditional treatments, and lack of awareness of national health insurance coverage were the factors for ceasing the treatment [1]. A randomized controlled study assessed the factors related to coping strategies(More)
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