Nurettin Yiyit

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BACKGROUND The clipping of the thoracic sympathetic nerve, which has been a technique used for approximately the past 10 years, has rapidly become popular because of its "bring-back" claim. However, the information regarding the mechanism behind this claim is based on investigator's comments and has not been proven by objective research, such as the(More)
BACKGROUND Poland syndrome is a rare congenital anomaly characterized by the partial or complete absence of pectoral muscles, varying thoracic deformities, and hand anomalies. To date, many variants of this syndrome and its accompanying anomalies have been reported. METHODS In our clinic, 113 patients were diagnosed with Poland syndrome between 1990 and(More)
Angiomyolipomas are benign, solitary, noninvasive mesenchymal tumors. They most often arise in the kidney. Extrarenal presentations of these tumors are in skin, orophaynx, abdominal wall, gastrointestinal tract, heart, lung, liver, uterus, penis, and spinal cord. Angiomyolipoma of the mediastinum is extremely rare and is composed of an admixture of fat,(More)
BACKGROUND Poland's syndrome is a rare congenital anomaly characterized by an absence or hypoplasia of the greater and smaller pectoral muscles, breast or nipple anomalies, hypoplasia of subcutaneous tissue, chest wall deformities, pectoral and axillary alopecia, and hand anomalies. Poland's syndrome is usually unilateral. We present 8 patients with(More)
OBJECTIVE Our aim was to establish a standardized approach for patients with palmoplantar and axillary hyperhidrosis and to compare patient satisfaction and complication rates for two different operations. MATERIALS AND METHODS Between 2008 and 2010, 30 patients underwent conventional T3/4 clipping (group A), and 30 underwent only T3 and T6 clipping(More)
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Complete rupture of the right upper lobe bronchus due to blunt thoracic trauma 239 1 3 A 20-year-old male patient was admitted to our department with signs of infection. Four months previously, he had been treated with tube drainage for bilateral pneumothorax after being crushed between two vehicles. Right upper lobe atelectasis was the first diagnosis on(More)