Mustafa Iscan

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The results obtained using endoscopic sphincterotomy (EST) in the management of postoperative biliary complications of hepatic hydatid disease are presented. The outcome was favourable in all eight patients treated with no associated morbidity or mortality. In three patients the clinical manifestations of cholangitis resolved, and in five of six patients(More)
Pill induced esophagitis is a rare complication mostly seen in patients using tetracycline and its derivatives or non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs. Here we present a 37 years old female patient experiencing pill esophagitis after taking desloratadine without liquid immediately before going to bed. This was the first pill esophagitis case related with(More)
BACKGROUND Helicobacter pylori infection is the main cause of gastritis, gastroduodenal ulcer disease, MALT lymphoma, and adenocarcinoma of the stomach. The reported prevalence of H. pylori in the adult population in Turkey is 67.6%-81.3%. A national meta-analysis showed that the average H. pylori eradication rate with proton pump inhibitor-based triple(More)
Ascariasis lumbricoides is a parasitic disease of the human gastrointestinal tract. Migration of the worm through orifices and into ducts leads to such complications as cholangitis and pancreatitis; even bile duct perforation by Ascaris have been reported. Treatment of biliary ascariasis is usually surgical, although endoscopic removal of the worm has been(More)
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