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PURPOSE To determine the value of diffusion-weighted MRI for the diagnosis of acute appendicitis in children. MATERIALS AND METHODS Forty-five consecutive patients with a clinical diagnosis of acute appendicitis underwent abdominal MRI; 39 were operated on for acute appendicitis. First, the diffusion-weighted imaging (DWI) alone was reviewed, followed by(More)
AIM The purpose of this study was to investigate whole body physical fitness parameters such as maximal aerobic capacity (VO2 max), muscle strength, trunk flexibility, daily physical activity, pulmonary function, body composition, anxiety and depression, as well as other disease-related changes in patients with chronic neck pain (CNP), and to compare them(More)
Interrupted aortic arch is a rare congenital malformation of the aortic arch defined as a loss of luminal continuity between the ascending and descending portions of the aorta. In a simple interrupted aortic arch, only a ventricular septal defect and patent ductus arteriosus are observed. We present a rare complex form of type A interrupted aorta with an(More)
Correspondence to: Mecit Kantarci, 200 Evler Mah. 14. Sok No: 5 Dadaskent, Erzurum, Turkey Phone: +90 442 231 69 15 Fax: +90 442 236 13 01 e-mail: akkanrad@hotmail.com doi:10.5152/eajm.2012.45 Received: July 14, 2012 / Accepted: July 21, 2012 A 10-hour-old female infant presented with mild cyanosis and tachypnea. On physical examination, a cardiac murmur(More)
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