Mithat Gunaydin

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AIM To evaluate the indications, complications, and outcomes of temporary peritoneal dialysis (TPD) in children with acute renal failure (ARF). PATIENTS AND METHODS All patients undergoing TPD between February 2006 and January 2011 in a children's hospital were included in the study. Patient characteristics, indications, complications, and duration of TPD(More)
Fetus in fetu (FIF) is a rare cause of abdominal mass in children. One of the malformed monozygotic diamniotic twins is located in the body of other twin. It is differentiated from teratoma by the presence of vertebral organization with limb buds and other organ systems. Diagnosis is based on radiologic findings. Surgical excision is the treatment of(More)
Congenital pyloric atresia (CPA) is a very rare malformation with unknown aetiology. It has has numerous complications including gastric perforation, aspiration pneumonia. Gastric perforations in newborns occur by three mechanisms: trauma, ischaemia, or spontaneous. Here, we report a newborn with CPA presenting with gastric serosal tearing without full-cut(More)
Tracheal rupture is rare in childhood, and optimal treatment is not clear. A 14-year-old boy was admitted to a local hospital after sudden loss of consciousness. He underwent endotracheal intubation and was referred to our hospital. The patient's history revealed that he had voluntarily inhaled butane gas. The physical examination was consistent with coma(More)
BACKGROUND Progressive familial intrahepatic cholestasis (PFIC) is a cholestatic liver disease of childhood. Pruritus resulting from increased bile salts in serum might not respond to medical treatment, and internal or external biliary drainage methods have been described. In this study, we aimed to evaluate different internal drainage techniques in(More)
BACKGROUND/AIMS This study was designed to investigate the dose-dependent protective effect of ivabradine, a specific inhibitor of the cardiac sinoatrial node, on renal ischemia-reperfusion (I/R) injury in rats. METHODS Rats were divided into six groups: group 1, control; group 2, I/R (60 min ischemia followed by 24 h reperfusion); groups 3 and 4, 0.6-6(More)
Here, we report two patients with a traumatic intraperitoneal bladder dome rupture repaired by laparoscopic intracorporeal sutures. The first patient was a 3-year old boy was admitted with a history of road accident. He had a traumatic lesion on his lower abdomen and a pelvic fracture. Computed tomography (CT) scan revealed free intraabdominal fluid. The(More)
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES Despite advances in treatment modalities, the discovery of optimal medical therapies still remains a necessity in the management of pulmonary fibrosis. MATERIAL AND METHODS The experiments were performed in 35 adult Sprague Dawley rats, randomly allotted into one of five groups (n=7). The control group was treated with 1 ml/kg,(More)
A 6-year-old girl was admitted to the emergency department with abdominal pain and bilious vomiting of 3 days in duration. Abdominal ultrasound examination showed an 8-cm-long intussuscepted intestinal segment with a target sign. There was a 26 × 28 × 23 mm nonperistaltic anechoic cystic mass suggestive of a duplication cyst. At laparotomy, the ileocecal(More)
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