Mehmet Abdussamet Bozkurt

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BACKGROUND In the treatment of a subset of patients with uncomplicated appendicitis, no surgical method has been clearly established as superior. METHODS The present study was a prospective randomized clinical trial. Patients diagnosed with acute appendicitis were recruited for the study. Patients with a preoperative diagnosis of complicated appendicitis(More)
BACKGROUND Acute appendicitis is the most common surgical non-obstetric pathology during pregnancy. In this report, pregnant patients operated with a diagnosis of acute appendicitis in the last three years are evaluated retrospectively. METHODS Between January 2009 and January 2011, 20 pregnant patients were operated for acute appendicitis. Patients were(More)
Gastropleural fistula (GPF) is a rare condition that can occur as a consequence of prior pulmonary surgery, trauma, or malignancy. Conservative management usually fails, and gastrectomy and even thoracotomy is often required, especially in debilitated patients. We present a patient with GPF who had a history of Ewing's sarcoma. Diagnosis of GPF was(More)
BACKGROUND The aim of this study was to identify the diagnostic role of plasma calprotectin value for a distinction of presence acute appendicitis and the indifference of uncomplicated from complicated acute appendicitis. METHODS Plasma calprotectin, white blood cell and C-reactive protein values of 89 patients, who have undergone laparoscopic(More)
BACKGROUND Hemobilia is a rare cause of upper GI bleeding and the reasons for the majority of the cases are iatrogenic. It is also one of the rarest vascular complication following laparoscopic cholecystectomy but acute pancreatitis due to postcholecystectomic hemobilia as a late complication of cholecystectomy is not yet described. CASE PRESENTATION We(More)
To evaluate whether laparoscopic appendectomy can be the gold standard for acute appendicitis regarding the applicability and cost effectivity. The study included patients who were operated by laparoscopically for acute appendicitis between January 2008 and September 2012. Patients’ sex, ages, hospitalization time, the type for closure of the appendiceal(More)
The aim of this study was to compare early and delayed cholecystectomy for the treatment of acute calculous cholecystitis (ACC). The medical records of patients who were diagnosed to have ACC by combined clinical and radiological examination were evaluated retrospectively. The patients were divided into two non-randomized groups according to the duration(More)
Breast cancer is the second leading cause of cancer throughout the world, however neuroendocrine tumors of the breast are rarely encountered. Herein we present a 75-year-old patient who was admitted to our clinic due to a mass in her breast and was operated on with a preliminary diagnosis of invasive breast carcinoma, However she was diagnosed with a(More)
Chronic constipation is a common problem in the general population. Rome III criteria can be used for the diagnosis of chronic constipation. The aim of this study is to emphasize the importance of anterior rectocele and mucosal intussusception as two etiological factors for chronic constipation. One hundred patients were included in this study after(More)
INTRODUCTION Closure of the appendiceal stump (CAS) is the most crucial part of appendectomy procedures because most of the complications occur by a leak of the stump. The aim of this retrospective clinical study is to emphasize two different methods (metal clip and Hem-o-lok(®) [Teleflex Medical, Research Triangle Park, NC] clip) for CAS. MATERIALS AND(More)