Müjdat Balkan

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The objective of this study was to examine the influence of vitamin A on the development of early radiation-induced reactions in the rat small intestine. The early effects of intraoperative gamma-radiation on the small bowel utilizing the terminal ileum of Sprague-Dawley rats and the protective effect of supplemental vitamin A on acute radiation injury were(More)
INTRODUCTION The aim of the study is to evaluate the analgesic efficiency of perioperative magnesium sulphate infusion in patients undergoing laparoscopic cholecystectomy (LC). METHODS In a randomized, double-blind trial study, 83 patients were divided into two groups. Group MT received 50 mg/kg i.v. magnesium sulphate in 100 ml of 0.9% normal saline and(More)
BACKGROUND To investigate the appropriate surgical method that should be selected in the localized fecal peritonitis due to colonic injuries with 24 hours delay. METHODS Colonic injuries were performed in 35 rats and the repairs were carried out after 24 hours. Seven rats (%20) died of generalized peritonitis in this period. The remaining 28 rats in which(More)
A total of 41 patients with chronic hepatitis C virus (HCV) defined as abnormal liver injury test results for 6 months or more and HCV RNA positivity in plasma were studied to determine if the liver might not be the only focus of HCV infection in individuals treated with interferon alfa (IFN-alpha). All patients were examined for the presence of confounding(More)
AIM This study was undertaken to assess the effect of intra-operative radiotherapy on intestinal wound healing and prevention of its side effects by retinoic acid. MATERIALS AND METHODS Thirty Spraque-Dawley rats were divided into 3 groups of (n = 10). All the groups had laparatomies and terminal ileum exteriorization. Group I was the control group with(More)
The purpose of this study is to analyze the protective effect of combining N-acetylcysteine (NAC) and hyberbaric oxygen (HBO) treatment in the lung tissue during acute pancreatitis. Sixty Sprague-Dawley male rats were randomly divided into five groups; Group I; Control group (n=12), Group II; pancreatitis group (n=12), Group III; pancreatitis + NAC(More)