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Pycnogenol(®) has excellent radical scavenging properties and enhances the production of antioxidative enzymes which contributes to the anti-inflammatory effect of the extract. Irradiation delivered to the abdominal region, typically results in severe damage to the intestinal mucosa. The effects of ionizing radiation are mediated by the formation of free(More)
BACKGROUND Acute cholecystitis is a common cause of emergency hospital admission. Ultrasonography (US) plays a significant role in the prompt diagnosis of this medical condition. However, it is difficult to find a radiologist in attendance for performing gallbladder US "beyond daytime and on weekends." With this standpoint, we decided to assess(More)
As part of the vascular access procedures, venous ports, commonly referred to as catheters, are placed under the skin to enable safe and easy vascular access for administration of repeated drug treatments. 122 patients who had received a venous port catheter insertion procedure in the general surgery department between January 1012 and January 2014 were(More)
OBJECTIVE The aim of this study is to investigate the efficacy of tadalafil against pentoxifylline in rat model of ischemic colitis (IC). MATERIAL-METHODS Thirty-two Wistar albino rats were subjected to laparotomy and left colon devascularization to create an IC model and then randomly placed into four groups. Group-1 (sham group) was administered 0.9%(More)
OBJECTIVE Intraabdominal adhesion is a frequently encountered condition after surgery and can end up in important complications. The objective of this study is to test whether the antiadhesiogenic effect of heparin could be antagonized by administration of protamine in a rat model. MATERIAL AND METHODS A laparotomy with caecal abrasion model was used in(More)
BACKGROUND Radiation therapy is an essential therapeutic modality in the management of a wide variety of tumors. We aimed to investigate the short-term effects of pelvic irradiation on the healing of colon anastomoses and to determine the potential protective effects of β-glucan in this situation. MATERIAL AND METHODS Sixty Wistar albino rats were(More)
Small intestinal stricture forming in the late phase following nonpenetrating abdominal trauma is rare cause of ileus. It has often been suggested that it is result of localized feeding deficiency on the intestinal wall related to minor trauma in the mesentery. Laparoscopy has been increasingly used for diagnosis and treatment. Diagnosis should be supported(More)
A 45-year-old male patient was admitted to our hospital with dyspeptic symptoms. Imaging studies had revealed 2 cm of mesenteric cyst 5 years previously. In the course of his controls the patient was referred to our hospital because of enlargement of the cyst by size and development of a solid component of the cyst content. Physical examination was normal.(More)
Leiomyosarcoma of the vena cava is a rare malignant tumor. A 61-year-old woman was admitted with right upper quadrant abdominal pain. Computed tomography revealed a retrohepatic vena cava tumor originating 2 cm below the confluence of the hepaic veins and ending 2 cm above the renal veins. The tumor was resected with 1 cm clear surgical margins, without(More)