Mehtap Balaban

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OBJECTIVES Elastography is a new sonographic technique that evaluates the elasticity of different tissues such as the Achilles tendon. In this study, we aimed to investigate the elastographic findings of Achilles tendons in professional athletes in comparison with healthy volunteers. METHODS Twenty-one professional male volleyball players with no history(More)
The aim was to determine the utility of diffusion-weighted magnetic resonance imaging (DW MRI) and apparent diffusion coefficient (ADC) measurements in differentiation of endometrioma and hemorrhagic ovarian cyst. A total of 24 female patients who underwent pelvic MRI with an initial diagnosis of ovarian cyst were included in the study. The final diagnosis(More)
Wegener's granulomatosis (WG) is a vasculitis of unknown origin characterised by prominent involvement of upper and lower respiratory tract and kidney. There are only a handful of reported cases in the literature about hepatic involvement of WG. This report shows a patient with WG whose main complaint was severe abdominal pain due to nontraumatic(More)
Eccrine spiradenoma is a rare benign tumor originating from sweat glands. Its sonographic characteristics have been described in only a few reports, and there is no such report available that describes sonoelastographic findings of this tumor. In this case report, we aimed to define the sonographic and sonoelastographic findings of a benign eccrine(More)
OBJECTIVES To present a case with acute abdominal pain due to idiopathic intestinal intussusception diagnosed by ultrasound and computed tomography (CT) during the early postpartum period. CLINICAL PRESENTATION AND INTERVENTION A 21-year-old female patient was admitted to our hospital with abdominal pain, nausea and emesis after a normal vaginal delivery.(More)
OBJECTIVES We aimed to measure the thickness and volume of the cavum vergae by sonography in fetuses at gestational ages of 25 to 41 weeks to determine the relationship of cavum vergae thickness and volume with gestational age and biparietal diameter and to estimate the rate of cavum vergae closure in relation to gestational age. METHODS A total of 336(More)
PURPOSE This study investigated postnatal cardiac anomalies determined by postnatal echocardiography in fetuses with the ascending aorta (AA) diameter larger than that of the main pulmonary artery (MPA) on the three-vessel view (3VV). METHODS The study included 17 pregnancies. The diameters of the AA and MPA were assessed on the 3VV in second-trimester(More)
BACKGROUND Renal cell carcinoma (RCC) - also known as hypernephroma or grawitz tumor - accounts for 3% of the adulthood malignancies. Approximately 30-40% of the patients have metastasis at the time of the diagnosis and most common sites for metastasis are lung, regional lymph nodes, bone and liver. A total of 8-14% of the patients with RCC has head and(More)
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