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Twenty-two simple renal cysts of 16 patients were aspirated under guidance of ultrasound, with a 20-gauge needle with stylet. Sixteen of those cysts were treated with 96% alcohol. All cysts that were not treated with alcohol recurred within 10 weeks. Treatment with alcohol revealed no recurrences in 3 months follow-up for 12 patients and 6 months follow-up(More)
This study aimed to compare two various irrigation fluids used in transurethral prostatectomy (TURP) with respect to changes in fluid-electrolyte balance and to evaluate the blood loss during TURP. TURP was performed in 50 patients using distilled water and in 42 patients using a mixture of sorbitol and mannitol solution (2.7% sorbitol and 0.54% mannitol)(More)
In the second half of 1985, 15 patients with 25 bladder stones were treated with Lutzeyer’s Ultrasonic Lithotriptor. Of the patients 13 underwent additional operations, mostly transurethral resection of the prostate. The average duration of lithotripsy was 30.5 minutes. Some difficulties were experienced especially when drilling hard stones and as a(More)
In order to determine the role of correcting anaemia with r-HuEPO on susceptibility of red cell to lipid peroxidation, 15 patients on maintenance haemodialysis treated with r-HuEPO for at least one year (group I), 15 patients on maintenance haemodialysis without r-HuEPO (group II) and 30 persons as a control group (group III) were included in the study. We(More)
The aim of this retrospective study was to present our experience in the treatment modalities of patients with vesicovaginal and ureterovaginal fistula. Between 1987 and 1997, 39 patients were diagnosed and operated on for vesicovaginal and ureterovaginal fistula. Of these patients, 31 had vesicovaginal, 7 had ureterovaginal and 1 had both vesicovaginal and(More)
Either oral, intravenous or subcutaneous 1.25 (OH)2 cholecalciferol is used in the therapy of hyperparathyroidism, which is a serious complication in patients on haemodialysis. We studied a total of 30 patients (10 women and 20 men) and divided them into two groups depending on the different types of dialysis membranes used. In the poly sulfone group, mean(More)
Simple suprapubic closure operations were performed for complicated vesicovaginal fistulas in 23 patients. Fistulas with previous unsuccessful attempts (13 patients), fistulas located above the interureteric ridge (5 patients) and fistulas including the ureteral orifice (5 patients) were considered as good candidates for suprapubic approach. There have been(More)
Toluene is a commonly used volatile organic chemical in industry and is the most often chosen illicit substance among volatile substance abusers. Studies involving healthy volunteers suggest that ethanol consumption inhibits toluene metabolism, thus increasing its blood levels. In this study, a lethal case of combined ethanol consumption and toluene(More)
Firearm-related injuries are a major problem worldwide, in forensic medicine practice. and unusual presentation of bullet trajectory can create surgical or medico-legal diagnostic problems. A 23-year-old man suffered two gunshot wounds, was taken to emergency department immediately after the incident. Physical examination revealed two entrance gunshot(More)