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BACKGROUND Fournier's gangrene (FG) is a rapidly progressive and necrotizing infection of the subcutaneous and fascial tissues with a high mortality rate. In the present study, we aimed to investigate prognostic factors and analyze the outcomes of 68 patients in a tertiary reference hospital. METHODS Patients admitted to the emergency department were(More)
BACKGROUND To identify variables those predict length of hospital stay separately after groin, primary ventral and incisional hernias. METHODS A total of 1170 groin, primary ventral, and incisional hernia repairs (n = 959, 132, 79 respectively) and their perioperative variables were analyzed. For each subgroup of hernia type, univariate analysis was(More)
BACKGROUND The aim of this study is to analyze the problems related to the ergonomic conditions faced by video endoscopic surgical teams during video endoscopic surgery by means of a questionnaire. METHODS A questionnaire was distributed to 100 medical personnel, from 8 different disciplines, who performed video endoscopic surgeries. Participants were(More)
Acute pancreatitis is the acute inflammation of pancreas and peripancreatic tissues, and distant organs are also affected. The aim of this study was to investigate the effect of Urtica dioica extract (UDE) treatment on cerulein induced acute pancreatitis in rats. Twenty-one Wistar Albino rats were divided into three groups: Control, Pancreatitis, and UDE(More)
Abstract Breast cancer is one of the leading causes of cancer death among women all over the world, with about one million new breast cancer cases diagnosed per year. This large number of cases make the diagnosis, treatment, and determination of the factors affecting the survey extremely important. The aim of this study was to evaluate the importance of the(More)
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES In this study, we compare paravertebral block (PVB) of the T10 and L1 segments and multiple-segment PVB for anesthesia and analgesia in inguinal hernia surgeries. METHODS Anatomic study was performed on 3 cadavers. A 15-mL methylene blue solution was injected at the T10 level and then an additional 5-mL dye injection at L1 level.(More)
BACKGROUND/AIMS We aimed to search the effects of two different drugs in bacterial translocation, both in combination and alone: ursodeoxycholic acid, the effectiveness of which was evidenced previously, and ciprofloxacin, which had not been used before, in an experimental obstructive jaundiced rat model. METHODS Fifty Wistar Albino rats were divided into(More)
Therapeutic delays in cases of external incarcerated hernias typically result in increasing morbidity, mortality, and health expenditures. We investigated the diagnostic role of blood fibrinogen level, white blood count (WBC), mean platelet volume (MPV), and platelet distribution width (PDW) in patients with incarcerated hernia. Two groups, each containing(More)
BACKGROUND/AIMS Colorectal cancer is one of the most common cancers worldwide. On the other hand, it is one of the most preventable cancers. There are effective treatment choices only if it is diagnosed at an early stage. Therefore, the screening programs are essential and the role of auxiliary health personnel is pivotal. Our study aimed to evaluate the(More)
Two patients with breast tuberculosis (BT) were discussed. In the presentation of each of the patients were a breast lump without pain and purulent discharge. There was associated axillary lymphadenopathy in one patient. Diagnoses were done by open biopsy and only antitubercular therapy was given to the patients. After two months of therapy, the breast(More)