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The Effect of Antivascular Endothelial Growth Factor on the Development of Adhesion Formation in Laparotomized Rats: Experimental Study
Aims. This study determined the effects of a single dose of bevacizumab, an antiangiogenic recombinant monoclonal antibody that specifically targets vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF), onExpand
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Minimally invasive treatment of pilonidal disease: crystallized phenol and laser depilation.
Pilonidal disease has been treated surgically and by various other methods for many years. The most important problem associated with such treatment is recurrence, but cosmetic outcome is anotherExpand
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The Effects of Intraperitoneal Sildenafil Administration on Healing of Left Colonic Anastomoses and Intra-Abdominal Adhesion Formation in the Presence of Intra-Abdominal Infection
PurposeThe objective of this pilot study was to establish an animal model for intra-abdominal infection and to examine the effect of sildenafil on anastomotic healing of the left colon andExpand
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The results of surgical treatment for hepatic hydatid cysts in an endemic area.
BACKGROUND/AIMS Hydatid cyst remains an important public health problem in endemic areas. METHODS This study retrospectively reviewed medical records of 63 patients treated for hepatic cystExpand
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Procalcitonin is a predictive marker for severe acute pancreatitis.
BACKGROUND Early identification of patients who develop severe acute pancreatitis and those who can benefit from intensive care is important. We studied whether procalcitonin, a marker of systemicExpand
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Effects of trimetazidine in acute pancreatitis induced by L-arginine.
BACKGROUND In acute pancreatitis, oxygen free radicals (OFRs) and cytokines have been shown to play a role in the failure of pancreatic microcirculation and the development of local tissue damage. WeExpand
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Akut biliyer pankreatitte laparoskopik kolesistektomi
Biliyer pankreatitli olgularda safra tasi hastaliginin ortadan kaldirilmasi, ileride olusabilecek pankreatit ataklarini onler. Ancak kolesistektomi icin en uygun zaman konusunda fikir birligi yoktur.Expand
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Predictive Value of Procalcitonin for the Diagnosis of Bowel Strangulation
Intestinal obstruction is responsible for 3% of admissions to hospital emergency surgical departments, but it is difficult to distinguish simple obstruction from strangulation. Simple criteria forExpand
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Significance of appetite hormone ghrelin and obestatin levels in the assessment of the severity of acute pancreatitis.
BACKGROUND/AIMS Due to risk of morbidity and mortality, various tests and scoring systems used in the assessment of the diagnosis and severity of acute pancreatitis disease are gaining moreExpand
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Changes in appetite hormone (ghrelin) levels of saliva and serum in acute appendicitis cases before and after operation
This study was designed to measure the levels of serum and saliva ghrelin concentrations before and after surgery in an attempt to clarify whether this hormone plays any significant roles in acuteExpand
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