Nuriye Esen Bulut

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Corticosteroids are used in the treatment of many rheumatological diseases including temporal arteritis. The gastrointestinal perforation during corticosteroid treatment is a serious complication. Colon perforation after steroid use was first reported by Beck et al in 1950.1 Although the pathophysiological mechanism is not understood clearly, it is claimed(More)
BACKGROUND The present study aimed to determine the effects of alpha lipoic acid (ALA) on blood and tissue biochemical parameters, as well as tissue histopathology, in an experimental rat model of cerulein-induced acute pancreatitis (AP). METHODS Three groups consisting of eight rats each were used, as follows: Group 1, controls; Group 2, cerulein-induced(More)
INTRODUCTION The medicinal leech, Hirudo medicinalis, has been used in the treatment of many diseases for thousands of years. In Turkey, it is used most commonly in the management of venous diseases of lower extremities. CASE PRESENTATION A 25-year-old Turkish woman presented to our emergency room with bleeding from her left leg. She had been treated for(More)
BACKGROUND Pilonidal sinus disease (PSD) is a common problem in surgical practice. Different non-surgical and surgical methods have been used for treating PSD. Flap techniques including the Limberg flap have become more popular in recent years. A modified Limberg flap was used to reduce the problems of skin maceration and recurrence associated with the(More)
OBJECTIVE The effect of the specialty of physicians who perform endoscopy on preoperative wait-time of colorectal cancer patients was evaluated. MATERIAL AND METHODS Data from 86 patients who have been operated with a diagnosis of colorectal cancer from January 2011-February 2013 regarding age, sex, tumor location, colonoscopy date, surgery date, the(More)
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