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BACKGROUND The purpose of this animal study was to find out whether sutureless anastomoses using N-butyl-2-cyanoacrylate were effective in the suppression of neointimal hyperplasia or not. MATERIAL AND METHODS Ten male adult mongrel dogs were used in this animal study. The animals were randomly divided into a control group (n = 5) and a study group (n =(More)
OBJECTIVE To investigate the significance of extra-nodal spread in special histological sub-types of breast cancer and the relationship of such spread with prognostic parameters. METHODS A total of 303 breast cancer cases were classified according to tumor type, and each tumor group was subdivided according to age, tumor diameter, lymph node metastasis,(More)
OBJECTIVE To compare primary repair and grafting with one of two materials (one biological human dura mater, and one synthetic polypropylene mesh) or autologous skin, with primary repair alone in abdominal wall hernias in rats. DESIGN Randomised experiment. SETTING Teaching hospital, Turkey. ANIMALS 72 male Wistar albino rats randomised into 4 groups(More)
Non-Hodgkin lymphoma (NHL) accounts for approximately 60% of all lymphomas in children and adolescents. It represents 8–10% of all malignancies in children aged between 5 and 19 years. Primary rectal lymphoma in childhood is extremely rare. This report focuses on the importance of considering the possibility of malignancy in rectal polyps. We report a(More)
AIM Sclerosing stromal tumor is a benign tumor of ovary. We aimed to review the clinical findings and immunohistochemical results of SSTs through the 7 diagnosed cases in our hospital. MATERIAL AND METHODS As immunohistochemical, blocks were applied with estrogen receptor , progesterone receptor, inhibin, calretinin, melan-A, CD10, smooth muscle actin,(More)
We aim to present three cases of carcinosarcoma of the ovary, a rare tumor associated with an aggressive clinical course and overall poor prognosis. Ovarian carcinosarcoma is a rare gynecologic malignancy that tends to develop in elderly women. These tumors are defined histologically by the presence of malignant epithelial and stromal elements. They are(More)
Objective Uterine atypical leiomyomas (AL) are extremely rare, and occurs a decade earlier than the onset of leiomyosarcoma. According to the literature, extensive clinicopathologic studies on AL are limited to only two studies. Atypical leiomyomas of uterus are well-defined neoplasms with smooth muscle cells. The aim of this study was to investigate(More)
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