Gürkan Öztürk

Learn More
BACKGROUND Liver is the most frequently injured organ upon abdominal trauma. We present a group of patients with blunt hepatic trauma who were managed without any invasive diagnostic tools and/or surgical intervention. METHODS A total of 80 patients with blunt liver injury who were hospitalized to the general surgery clinic or other clinics due to the(More)
Our purpose was to determine if the presence of duodenal diverticula predisposes to the development of pancreaticobiliary disease. Between May 1999 and February 2001, 381 patients were examined by endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreaticography. Of these patients, 51 had periampullary diverticula. In 27 patients the papilla was located inside the(More)
The purpose of this study was to review nine pediatric cases of ileosigmoidal knotting (ISK), which is an unusual form of intestinal obstruction common in adults, characterized by double-loop obstruction. A retrospective analysis was designed to examine preoperative, operative, and postoperative findings of the nine children with ISK who were surgically(More)
Materials and Methods: The study consisted of 3 groups of rats. A full-thickness abdominal wall defect was replaced with PPM. The control group (group 1) had no further treatment. The under surface of the PPM was covered with human FG in the FG group (group 2) and with greater omentum in the omentoplasty group (group 3). Two observers blinded to the(More)
To the Editor: We report a case of jejuno-ileal intussusception due to a stromal tumor in a 60-year-old woman with mild intermittent abdominal pain. The intussusception was diagnosed by computed tomography (CT). The patient was treated operatively. Although uncommon, surgeons need to be aware of the diagnosis and treatment options for adult intussusception.(More)
OBJECTIVE Completion thyroidectomy is recommended in patients who have been diagnosed with differentiated thyroid cancer on histopathological evaluation, if their first operation was a conservative approach. The critical issue is when to do the second operation. MATERIAL AND METHODS The medical records of 66 patients who underwent completion thyroidectomy(More)
Özet Kistik lenfanjiyom lenf sıvısının anormal bir birikimi ile karakterize nadir görülen benign konjenital bir tümördür. Primer lenfanjiom, erkeklerde daha sıktır ve % 80, beş yaşın altındaki hastalarda görülmektedir. Yaygın olarak, en çok ince bağırsağın mezenterik bölgesinde yer almaktadır. Lenf damarlarının gelişimsel kusurları nedeniyle lenfatik(More)
BACKGROUND In this study, we investigated the diaphragmatic ruptures that accompanied penetrating abdominal injury. METHODS Records of 237 patients with penetrating abdominal trauma seen in the General Surgery Clinic between January 1996 and December 2010 were investigated retrospectively. Patients without diaphragmatic rupture were allocated to Group I(More)
268 C o r r e s p o n d e n c e (‹ l e t i fl i m): Bülent Ayd›nl›, M.D. Atatürk Üniversitesi T›p Fakültesi Genel Cerrahi Anabilim Dal›, 25070 Erzurum, Tu r k e y. Tel: +90 4 4 2 316 6 3 3 3 / 2 2 4 7 F ax ( F ak s): +90 4 4 2 316 6 3 4 0 e -m a i l ( e -p o s t a): aydinlib@atauni.edu.tr D e p a r t m e n tsof General Surgery, P a t h o l o g y,(More)