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A series of 460 surgically treated cases of hydatid cyst of the lung is presented. Radiologic preoperative diagnosis was made in 90% of the patients. Cystotomy with subsequent capitonnage was performed in 395 cases, wedge resection in 27, lobectomy in 15 and segmental resection in 23 cases. After careful hemostasis, two drains were placed in the thorax and(More)
In the last ten years, 120 patients were admitted to our clinic with empyema. Empyema and effusion have been investigated for pathogenesis. Microbiologic studies of pleural aspiration fluid showed that Staphylococcus aureus was the most common pathogen, found in 44 patients (36.7 percent). Other pathogens found were streptococci in 23 (19.2 percent) and(More)
INTRODUCTION Endometrial thickness is measured by transvaginal sonography and thickening indicates an increased risk of malignancy or other pathology (hyperplasia or polyp) in the postmenopausal period. The main screening methods for the uterine cavity are dilatation and curettage, and hysteroscopy. We sought to correlate hysteroscopic and pathological(More)
OBJECTIVE Hysteroscopic myomectomy is the gold standard method for treatment of submucous fibroids. Hysteroscopic myomectomy techniques for removal of submucous fibroids still have controversies. In this study we aimed to describe usefulness of ultrasound guidance in hysteroscopic myomectomy for a safe and effective removal of submucous G1 and G2 fibroids.(More)
OBJECTIVE Aim of this study was to evaluate role of hysteroscopy in thickened endometrium (>5 mm) associated with tamoxifen therapy. MATERIALS AND METHODS We performed dilatation and curettage (D&C) and hysteroscopic biopsy to patients for evaluation of thickened endometrium in tamoxifen therapy. One hundred and nine asymptomatic patients with estrogen(More)
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