Nuvit Sarimurat

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BACKGROUND Pyloric atresia (PA) is a rare pathology. Calder presented the first pyloric atresia case in 1749 and Touroff, Sussman, Meltz, and their colleagues presented the first successful operation in 1940. PA has 3 types of anatomic variations: (1) type A, pyloric membrane or web; (2) type B, the pyloric channel is a solid cord; and (3) type C, in which(More)
In this study the reliability of anorectal manometry (ARMM) in Hirschsprung's disease (HD) in the neonatal period is evaluated. ARMM was performed in 59 patients (age ranging between 2 to 90 days) in whom HD was suspected. Rectal biopsy was performed in 23 newborn whose rectoanal inhibitory reflex (RAIR) was not identified in the ARMM study and in 13(More)
BACKGROUND The aim was to evaluate the characteristics of Wilms' tumor and the results of combined modality treatment obtained in our center in Turkey. METHODS From January 1978 to December 1996, 106 patients with Wilms' tumor were diagnosed. Of these 106 patients, 61 were male and 45 were female (M/F = 1,35); the median age at diagnosis was 39 months.(More)
PURPOSE The effects of V-incision sutured (MAVIS) and dartos patch reinforcement techniques in reducing side effects and complications of the Mathieu procedure and improving the appearance of the meatus are evaluated. MATERIALS AND METHODS A total of 74 patients with distal shaft hypospadias without chordee or with minimal chordee were operated on by a(More)
Congenital short bowel with functional intestinal obstruction and absence of appendix vermiformis is a very rare condition with poor prognosis. Seventeen cases of congenital short bowel have been reported previously in the literature. The etiology is unknown. In this report, a case of congenital short bowel, combined with functional intestinal obstruction,(More)
There has been an increase in the number of patients admitted to our hospital with caustic esophageal injuries during the last five years. The aim of this study was to analyze the complications and results of the treatment of corrosive esophagogastric injury. Between 1990 and 2000, 120 caustic ingestion accidents were admitted to our unit. The mean age was(More)
PURPOSE The present study aims to compare strength, healing, and operation time of experimental intestinal anastomoses performed by polyglactin 910 (Vicryl; Ethicon, Edinburgh, United Kingdom) sutures with ethyl-2-cyanoacrylate glue (Pattex; Henkel, Dusseldorf, Germany). MATERIAL AND METHODS Ninety-six Sprague-Dawley rats were divided into 2 (groups E and(More)
Primary splenic tumors in children are rare and usually benign. We report the case of a 7-year-old boy with a splenic mass that initially resembled an infectious process. Histopathologic examination of a specimen obtained using sonographically guided Tru-cut needle biopsy, performed after angiography, revealed an inflammatory pseudotumor of the spleen, an(More)
OBJECTIVE To compare the urodynamic findings and clinical outcome in different bladder augmentation techniques. PATIENTS AND METHODS From 1987 to 1996, 32 bladder augmentations were performed in 30 (M:F/18:12) patients. Mean age was 8.1 years (range: 1-15 years) and the mean follow-up period was 3.2 years (range: 6 months to 8 years). The following(More)
BACKGROUND Few studies have evaluated the asthmatic airway in childhood. The aim of this study was to assess the histopathological changes occurring in the bronchi of children with moderate asthma using light and electron microscopy. METHODS Bronchial biopsy specimens from 10 children with moderate asthma (seven boys) of mean (SD) age 9.3 (3.8) years(More)