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Cystic Hydatid Disease: Current Trends in Diagnosis and Management
Cystic echinococcosis is endemic in certain parts of the world. The growth of the cyst is often slow, and the liver and lungs are the most frequently involved organs. Diagnosis is based on clinicalExpand
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Effect of local and remote ischemia-reperfusion injury on healing of colonic anastomoses.
BACKGROUND Although the effect of locally applied ischemia-reperfusion (I-R) injury on gastrointestinal anastomoses has been studied, to our knowledge there is no previous study that investigates theExpand
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Validation of MPI and PIA II in two different groups of patients with secondary peritonitis.
BACKGROUND/AIMS There are several scoring systems designed to predict mortality in patients with peritonitis, which need validation in different patient populations. Our aim was to evaluate MannheimExpand
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Coenzyme Q10 concentrations and antioxidant status in tissues of breast cancer patients.
OBJECTIVES An increasing amount of experimental and epidemiological evidence implicates the involvement of oxygen derived radicals in the pathogenesis of cancer development. Oxygen derived radicalsExpand
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Surgical treatment of hydatid cysts of the liver in the era of percutaneous treatment.
BACKGROUND Although surgery is the recommended treatment for liver hydatid disease, percutaneous treatment has been introduced as an alternative to surgery. No previous studies have been reported forExpand
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The postoperative analgesic efficacy of intraperitoneal tramadol compared to normal saline or intravenous tramadol in laparoscopic cholecystectomy
Background and objective The aim of this study was to compare the postoperative analgesic efficacy of intraperitoneal tramadol with intravenous tramadol or normal saline in patients undergoingExpand
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Effects of Polyglycolic Acid and Polypropylene Meshes on Postoperative Adhesion Formation in Mice
Abstract The purpose of this study was to investigate the effects of polyglycolic acid (PGA), an absorbable (ABS) mesh, and polypropylene (PP), a nonabsorbable (NA) mesh, on intestinal adhesionExpand
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Effect of persistently elevated intraabdominal pressure on healing of colonic anastomoses.
BACKGROUND The adverse effects of elevated intraabdominal pressure (IAP) on abdominal organs are realized, but its influence on anastomotic healing has not been studied. The aim of this study was toExpand
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The effect of octreotide on postoperative adhesion formation.
OBJECTIVE To investigate the effect of octreotide, a long-acting analogue of somatostatin, on postoperative adhesion formation, because somatostatin inhibits secretion of some growth factors thatExpand
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Risk factors in perforated peptic ulcer disease: comparison of a new score system with the Mannheim Peritonitis Index.
OBJECTIVE To construct a score that would accurately predict outcome for patients with perforated peptic ulcers. DESIGN Retrospective study. SETTING University Hospital. SUBJECTS 173 patientsExpand
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