Mustafa Devrim Piroglu

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BACKGROUND Toxicity of calcium channel blockers leads to high patient mortality and there is no effective antidote. The benefit of using 20% lipid emulsion and sugammadex has been reported. The present study measured the effect of sugammadex and 20% lipid emulsion on hemodynamics and survival in a rat model of verapamil toxicity. MATERIAL/METHODS In this(More)
INTRODUCTION Ischemic hepatitis (IH) is the necrosis of the centrilobular hepatocytes of liver and is secondary to liver hypoperfusion in most of the cases. The diagnosis is usually based on biochemical findings due to the absence of symptoms and signs. Although the disease course is often mild, and sometimes is even not diagnosed, the outcome is poor if(More)
BACKGROUND Mechanical bowel preparation before colorectal surgery is commonly performed, but its benefits are controversial. The aim of this study was to compare the effects of mechanical bowel preparation on healing of colonic anastomosis and tissue strength. MATERIAL/METHODS After institutional review board approval, 20 adult Wistar albino rats were(More)
BACKGROUND Preoperative anxiety may lead to peroperative or postoperative problems when not overcome. AIMS The aim of this study was to examine the effect of seeking information and other factors on the anxiety of patients preoperatively. SETTINGS AND DESIGN This study was a prospective, multicentered survey. MATERIALS AND METHODS Patients scheduled(More)
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