Ismail Cengeli

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Perforated peptic ulcer (PPU), the most common indication for emergency gastric surgery, is associated with high morbidity and mortality rates. Outcomes might be improved by performing this procedure laparoscopically, but no consensus exists on whether the benefits of laparoscopic repair (LR) of PPU outweigh the disadvantages. From January 2002 to December(More)
BACKGROUND Laparoscopic cholecystectomy (LC) carried out within 3 days after an attack of non-severe acute gallstone pancreatitis (NSAGP) is recommended to reduce hospital stay and overall costs. Aim of the study was to evaluate factors that may delay a timely surgical management of NSAGP and the consequences of this deviation. METHODS We reviewed the(More)
Groove pancreatitis is a rare condition with patients having clinical characteristics similar to those of chronic pancreatitis. Differentiating on clinical and radiological basis between groove pancreatitis and paraduodenal head cancer can be extremely challenging. Due to diagnostic uncertainty and to poor response to medical treatment surgery may offer(More)
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