Oktay Tekeşin

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BACKGROUND Bile duct stones are still present in 10% to 15% of patients after the application of conventional endoscopic extraction techniques and require additional procedures for duct clearance. In the vast majority of these cases, there are 2 main problems: large stone size (>15 mm) and tapering of distal bile duct. METHODS Fifty-eight patients in whom(More)
BACKGROUND/AIMS In this report we present four cases with solid and cystic papillary neoplasms (SCPN) of the pancreas, and discuss the histopathological and immunohistochemical findings with a review of the literature. METHODS The four cases reported here consisted of three women (ages 20-48, mean: 32) and one man (age: 58). The clinical diagnoses were(More)
PBC. In 1989, a 45-yr-old woman was admitted to the hospital because of right upper quadrant abdominal pain, asthenia, anorexia, and weight loss in the previous 3 months. On physical examination, irregular hepatomegaly was noticed. There were no palpable adenopathy or splenomegaly. Laboratory data showed elevation of alkaline phosphatase and were otherwise(More)
BACKGROUND/AIMS Dieulafoy's lesion is a rare cause of upper gastrointestinal bleeding and is potentially life threatening. The aim of this study is to determine the clinical features of these lesions and the efficacy of the endoscopic injection sclerotherapy in patients with Dieulafoy's lesion. METHODOLOGY Between January 1994 and December 2001,(More)
Acute pancreatitis (AP) is known to be a rare complication of hydatid disease. We present two cases of AP due to intrabiliary ruptured hydatid cysts of the liver. High serum and urine amylase levels and ultrasonographic findings, compatible with AP, were detected. On ultrasonography and computed tomography dilated bile ducts and cystic masses in the liver(More)
BACKGROUND/AIMS Hydatid acute pancreatitis is a rare condition, mostly reported as case presentations. METHODS A series of eight patients with hydatid acute pancreatitis, referred between January 1990 and January 2003, are reported. All patients presented acute pancreatitis confirmed with clinical presentation, radiologic examination and laboratory(More)
Ochrobactrum anthropi (formerly Achromobacter spp.) is an aerobic, motile, oxidase positive and lactose negative gram negative bacillus which is widely distributed in the environment and water sources. In recent publications, O. anthropi has an increasing importance as a nosocomial infection agent. The aim of this report was to present a case of O. anthropi(More)
Self-expandable metallic stents (SEMS) are the currently recommended treatment modality for palliation of dysphagia resulting from unresectable malignant esophageal obstruction. The most common post-SEMS-placement complications are migration, perforation, bleeding, and tumor ingrowth or overgrowth. We report herein a patient with advanced lung cancer(More)