Sinan Hatipoglu

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INTRODUCTION Rectus sheath hematoma is an uncommon cause of acute abdominal pain. It is an accumulation of blood in the sheath of the rectus abdominis, secondary to rupture of an epigastric vessel or muscle tear. It could occur spontaneously or after trauma. They are usually located infraumblically and often misdiagnosed as acute abdomen, inflammatory(More)
BACKGROUND In this prospective study, operative and nonoperative management of acute appendicitis were evaluated regarding their safety and cost effectiveness. METHODS Two hundred ninety patients presenting to our Emergency Department between March 2005 and March 2006 with acute appendicitis were included in this prospective study. Nonoperative medical(More)
Due to developing medical technology worldwide, an increasing number of liver transplantations are performed for various indications. Liver transplantation has a limited but important role in specific life-threatening liver trauma cases, when initial therapeutic options fail to control the bleeding or when liver failure ensues. Herein we have reported a(More)
AIM To study possible gynecological organ pathologies in the differential diagnosis of acute right lower abdominal pain in patients of reproductive age. METHODS Following Clinical Trials Ethical Committee approval, the retrospective data consisting of physical examination and laboratory findings in 290 patients with sudden onset right lower abdominal pain(More)
AIM To overview the literature on pancreatic hydatid cyst (PHC) disease, a disease frequently misdiagnosed during preoperative radiologic investigation. METHODS PubMed, Medline, Google Scholar, and Google databases were searched to identify articles related to PHC using the following keywords: hydatid cyst, hydatid disease, unusual location of hydatid(More)
AIM To provide an overview of the literature on pancreatic extragastrointestinal stromal tumors (EGISTs). METHODS We report a case of pancreatic EGIST and review published studies on pancreatic EGIST accessed via the PubMed, MEDLINE, Google Scholar, and Google databases. The keywords used were "pancreas and GIST", "pancreas and extra GIST", "pancreas and(More)
The aim of this study was to evaluate WhatsApp messenger usage for communication between consulting and emergency physicians. A retrospective, observational study was conducted in the emergency department (ED) of a tertiary care university hospital between January 2014 and June 2014. A total of 614 consultations requested by using the WhatsApp application(More)
With the developments in medical technology and increased surgical experience, advanced laparoscopic surgical procedures are performed successfully. Laparoscopic abdominal surgery is one of the best examples of advanced laparoscopic surgery (LS). Today, laparoscopic abdominal surgery in general surgery clinics is the basis of all abdominal surgical(More)
Surgical resection is the best treatment for early stage alveolar echinococcosis of the liver. In the stages that are not appropriate for resection and when the case develops complications, a liver transplant can be a lifesaver. The liver transplants of alveolar echinococcosis are technically difficult because of prior operation, interventional radiological(More)
BACKGROUND Right-lobe living-donor liver transplantation (RLDLT) is an excellent option to reduce donor shortages for adult patients with acute liver failure (ALF). The aim of this study was to evaluate the etiologies and outcomes of 30 consecutive adult patients who underwent emergency RLDLT for ALF. METHODS Between January 2007 and September 2011, we(More)