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OBJECTIVES The relationship between adenosine deaminase and various cancers has been investigated in several studies. However, serum adenosine deaminase activity and carbonic anhydrase and catalase activities in patients with bladder cancer have not previously been reported. Therefore, the aim of this study was to measure serum adenosine deaminase, carbonic… (More)
Complete duplication of the bladder and urethra without other congenital anomalies is a very rare congenital anomaly. We report the case of an 8-year-old boy with complete duplication of the bladder and urethra in the coronal plane, without any other associated congenital anomalies and without complaint associated with the urinary tract.
INTRODUCTION Testicular cancer has high cure rates, especially after the adjuvant use of chemotherapy. Secondary tumors may develop months and years after the primary tumor. We aimed to report a case of cutaneous Ewing's sarcoma at the site of surgery 3 years after BEP chemotherapy. PRESENTATION OF CASE 21 year old male underwent radical orchiectomy in… (More)
This study was designed to investigate whether exposure to short-term extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy (ESWL) produces histologic changes or induces apoptosis in the kidney, adrenal glands or diaphragm muscle in rats. The effect of shock waves on the kidney of male Wistar rats (n = 12) was investigated in an experimental setting using a special ESWL… (More)
OBJECTIVE To estimate the kidney volume of the healthy Turkish population using ultrasound and to evaluate the relationship between kidney volume and body indexes. MATERIALS AND METHODS Kidney ultrasound evaluation was performed on 152 patients (mean age: 42 ± 13.7 years). Kidney length, width and thickness were measured using ultrasound. Mean total and… (More)
OBJECTIVES Prolidase is a member of the matrix metalloproteinase family. It plays a vital role in collagen turnover, matrix remodeling, and cell growth. Reactive oxygen species (ROS) have been implicated in the pathogenesis of various diseases, including cancers. Oxidative stress can cause tumor angiogenesis and may be carcinogenic. However, the… (More)