Muhammet Celik

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BACKGROUND The aim of this prospective study was therefore to evaluate the diagnostic value of preoperative serum High Mobility Group Box Protein-1 (HMGB-1) levels in patients with Acute Appendicitis (AA) who show normal white blood cell count (WBC) counts. METHOD Our study was carried out from October 2010 through November 2010 and included 20 healthy(More)
BACKGROUND Psoriasis is associated with coronary artery disease, and ischemic heart disease is associated with increased amounts of epicardial fat tissue (EFT). There has as yet been no study published on the accumulation of EFT in patients with psoriasis. AIM To compare epicardial fat accumulation and coronary artery calcium score (CACS) in patients with(More)
BACKGROUND/AIMS To evaluate the effects of sildenafil on antioxidant enzyme activities, lipid peroxidation and histopathological changes in ovarian tissue after ischemia-reperfusion (I/R) injury in a rat model. METHODS A total of 18 adult female Wistar albino rats weighing 200-250 g were studied as follows: (1) control group: sham operation, (2) I/R(More)
The purpose of this study was to investigate the effects of two different types of pedicle manipulation two weeks prior to harvesting of flow-through venous flaps (FTVF). The dorsal aspect of the ear of New Zealand white rabbits was used in the investigation. Two different delay procedures (manipulation of pedicle) were performed and compared to the single(More)
BACKGROUND Vascular complications are a primary diagnostic consideration in liver transplant recipients, with an overall incidence of 9%. Cross-sectional imaging techniques provide information regarding vascular structure and luminal patency but can not quantitatively assess hepatocyte damage in the liver graft parenchyma. Perfusion computerized tomography(More)
enon. Plast Reconstr Surg 44:52 5. Tsujiguchi K, Tajima S, Tanaka Yet al. (1988) An experimental study in delayed skin flaps using biochemical analysis. J Jpn PRS 8:12 6. Cutting CB, Bardach J, Finseth F (1981) Hemodynamics of the delayed flap: a total blood flow study. Br J Plast Surg 34:133 7. Reinish JF (1974) The pathophysiology of skin flap(More)
Three patients who had chronic osteomyelitis of the calcaneus were treated with radical debridement of all involved soft tissue and bone and obliteration of dead space with a pull-through abductor hallucis brevis muscle flap. Two patients had calcaneal osteomyelitis without soft tissue loss resulting from previous comminuted calcaneal fractures while a(More)
Keloid is a frustrating condition both for patient and surgeon. In spite of the availability of many therapeutic modalities such as steroids, radiotherapy, vitamin E, penicillamine and colchicine in some cases keloid management can be unsatisfactory. A 16-year-old boy who was burned in an automobile accident, sustained keloids on the anterior and posterior(More)
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