Mehmet Tahtabasi

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BACKGROUND Although liver biopsy is an easy procedure for hospitalized patients and outpatients, some complications may occur. OBJECTIVES To evaluate the efficiency, complications, safety and clinicopathological utility of ultrasonographic-guided percutaneous liver biopsy in diffuse liver disease. PATIENTS AND METHODS In our retrospective study, we(More)
RATIONALE AND OBJECTIVES Diagnostic measures that can be used for sliding hiatal hernia are barium swallow radiography, endoscopy, manometry, and computed tomography. The aim of this study was to evaluate the diagnostic accuracy of transabdominal ultrasonography for sliding hiatal hernias. MATERIALS AND METHODS This retrospective study was performed in(More)
The aim of the present study was to investigate the diagnostic significance of visualization of periesophageal fat pad in ultrasonography or computed tomography for sliding hiatal hernias. Forty-six controls and 21 esophageal hiatal hernia patients were compared in terms of sonographic and tomographic esophageal diameters. We suggest that absence of(More)
The aim of the present study was to define some novel radiological clues that may aid in the ultrasonographic diagnosis of gastroesophageal reflux in pregnant women. A total of 84 pregnant women, consisting of 42 reflux patients and 42 controls were included in the study. Reflux and control groups were compared in terms of age and our novel ultrasonographic(More)
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