Mustafa Gökhan Ünsal

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The primary objective of this investigation was to assess the relationships between clinical characteristics, lung involvement, and frequency of pulmonary involvement in rheumatoid arthritis (RA). Using high-resolution computed tomography (HRCT) and pulmonary function tests (PFT), we prospectively evaluated 52 patients with RA (eight males and 44 females,(More)
The greatest difficulty in the CT diagnosis of perforated pulmonary hydatid cyst (PPHC) is the increase in the attenuation numbers following infection. Because of the solid density of infected hydatid cysts, the differentiation from an abscess or neoplasm is usually impossible. The aim of this study was to evaluate the value of “air bubble” as a new CT sign(More)
AIM OF THE STUDY The aim of this retrospective chart review was to determine the long-term outcomes and identify prognostic factors that impact the survival of patients with cervical cancer. MATERIAL AND METHODS A retrospective chart review of 739 patients with International Federation of Gynaecology and Obstetrics (FIGO) stage I-IV cervical cancer(More)
OBJECTIVE Minimally invasive surgery is increasingly gaining importance in breast surgery parallel to other surgical branches. Sentinel lymph node biopsy (SLNB) is a method that has radically changed the approach to breast surgery in the last decade of the 20(th) century. In this study, we aimed to evaluate the adaptation process to these alterations in(More)
OBJECTIVE Laparoscopy is gaining more importance in emergency abdominal surgery. Peptic ulcer perforation (PUP) constitutes a significant portion of surgical emergencies. The aim of this study was to evaluate the methods and results of patients who underwent surgery due to PUP in our department. MATERIAL AND METHODS Patients who were admitted to the(More)
Juvenile fibroadenoma is a common cause of breast masses seen in adolescents and young women. Giant juvenile fibroadenomas are usually single and unilateral. The etiology is thought to be due to increased levels of estrogen during adolescence, although it is not yet fully understood. Treatment options range from simple excision to sub-cutaneous mastectomy(More)
OBJECTIVE The aim of this retrospective clinical study was to evaluate the accuracy and feasibility of two different clinical scales, namely the Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center (MSKCC) nomogram and Tenon's axillary scoring system, which were developed for predicting the non-sentinel lymph node (NSLN) status in our breast cancer patients. MATERIAL(More)
INTRODUCTION Closure of the appendiceal stump (CAS) is the most crucial part of appendectomy procedures because most of the complications occur by a leak of the stump. The aim of this retrospective clinical study is to emphasize two different methods (metal clip and Hem-o-lok(®) [Teleflex Medical, Research Triangle Park, NC] clip) for CAS. MATERIALS AND(More)
The objective of this study was to report an unusual case of unilateral adrenal hematoma in; a 19-year-old young man who did not have a history of any specific systemic disease. The patient was admitted to hospital with chest pain that lasted for one day. Preoperative contrast-enhanced computerized tomography evaluated an adrenal mass (sized, 10.5 x 12.7(More)
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