Serdar Özbaş

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BACKGROUND Multiple breast cancers may present with different clinical and biological characteristics. The data indicate that multifocal (MF), multicentric (MC), and bilateral synchronous (BS) breast cancers (BC) are more aggressive and have an equivalent or moderately poorer survival rate compared with unilateral cases. However, a comparison of these(More)
Fascioliasis is an uncommon zoonotic disease caused by Fasciola hepatica, a liver fluke, for which humans act as an accidental host, infected by the ingestion of water or raw aquatic vegetables contaminated with the metacercaria. We report the case of a patient who presented to our clinic with right upper abdominal pain and nausea. Physical examination and(More)
OBJECTIVE Minimal invasive parathyroidectomy (MIP) is a common surgical technique for the treatment of primary hyperparathyroidism (PHPT) and is usually done in conjunction with positive imaging techniques. We aimed to assess the results of this technique, performed without the use of intraoperative tests, in cases with PHPT caused by a single parathyroid(More)
We report herein the case of a patient who developed a malignant recurrence of pheochromocytoma 13 years after undergoing complete resection of a histologically benign, unilateral, sporadic tumor. A discussion on the importance of lifelong follow-up for patients undergoing surgery for pheochromocytoma follows this case report.
Abscess of the spleen is a very rare lesion. In this study, 4 cases of splenic abscess are presented and discussed along with the literature. The cases were between 16 and 55 years-old and two of them had hematologic malignancy. All of them had been operated on because of acute abdomen, and in two cases splenic rupture was present. Only in one of the cases(More)
We present a 15-year-old female patient with medullary thyroid carcinoma, marfanoid habitus, and mucosal ganglioneuromatosis. Our case had a RET protooncogene mutation ser836 polymorphism in exon 14 and ser904 polymorphism in exon 15. Our patient is thought to be atypical MEN2B due to the absence of M918T or A883F mutations. Chilaiditi sign is an incidental(More)
Predictability of pre-op prognosis on patient with a diagnosis of breast cancer is quite valuable for the choice of both surgical technique and adjuvant therapy. With the aim of evaluation of sonoelastography score utility in this respect, correlation of tumoral prognostic factors by sonoelastography score in patients be operated due to breast cancer was(More)
Although the observation of breast vascular tumors is rare, the most common tumor is hemangıoma in the benign group, and these tumors are observed incidentally in lumpectomy or mastectomy specimens during histological examinations. They are classified into capillary, cavernous, and venous hemangıomas. Cavernous hemangıoma is the most common subtype.(More)
1Department of Internal Medicine, Adnan Menderes University Faculty of Medicine, 09100 Aydin, Turkey 2Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Adnan Menderes University Faculty of Medicine, 09100 Aydin, Turkey 3Department of General Surgery, Adnan Menderes University Faculty of Medicine, 09100 Aydin, Turkey 4Division of Gastroenterology, Adnan Menderes(More)
OBJECTIVE Lymphedema is a chronic major complication that is seen frequently post-operatively and has negative effects on quality of life. In our study, determining the early-stage postoperative lymphedema frequency and specifying the risk factors in its development has been aimed. MATERIALS AND METHODS One hundred one cases that were operated on for(More)