Suat H. Ayyildiz

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Pseudoaneurysm of lumbar artery is a rare and late complication of penetrating trauma. We report the Doppler ultrasonography and multidetector computed tomography angiography findings and endovascular embolization treatment of a pseudoaneurysm of lumbar artery in a 14-year-old girl following a gunshot wound.
The aim of the study reported here was to evaluate the biochemical and histopathologic effects of omeprazole and vitamin E in rats with corrosive esophageal burns. A total of 144 Wistar Albino rats were divided into 12 experimental groups (12 rats per group) and used in an animal study. Group I rats were given a laparotomy and received no treatment (control(More)
One-stage transanal pull-through (TAP) has become a standard definitive procedure for the treatment of Hirschsprung’s disease (HD). Short-term results of this operation seem to be excellent, but long-term outcome is still obscure. We evaluated the morbidity and mortality of our patients with one-stage TAP, and we reviewed the literature. We performed a TAP(More)
AIM Because of economic inflation, different-sized coins are in circulation in our country. The coin ingestion and retention in the esophagus are common problems in childhood. We evaluated the patients with coins retained in the esophagus and the impact of the size of the coins on lodgment. PATIENTS AND METHODS Sixty-two children with a history of coin(More)
The management of the esophageal atresia and tracheo-esophageal fistula (EA/TEF) with right-sided aortic arch (RAA) is controversial. The preoperative diagnostic techniques may fail to show RAA associated with EA/TEF. Surgeon may need to make a decision to change the side of thoracotomy. The aim of the current study was to evaluate the possibility of(More)
OBJECTIVES The University of Iowa Child Protection Program collaborated with Turkish professionals to develop a training program on child abuse and neglect during 2002-2006 with the goals of increasing professional awareness and number of multidisciplinary teams (MDT), regional collaborations, and assessed cases. This paper summarizes the 5-year outcome. (More)
BACKGROUND/PURPOSE The Marmara earthquake, which destroyed more than 150,000 buildings and caused 15,000 deaths and 40,000 casualties, resembled the Hanshin-Awaji earthquake in many respects. Previous reports from similar disasters from several centres have not addressed trauma in the pediatric age group. The aim of this study was to analyze the clinical(More)
Introduction Amyloidosis is a heterogeneous group of disorders characterized by extracellular deposition of unique protein fibrils. The least common presentation of an amyloid deposition is as a discrete mass called amyloidoma or amyloid tumor. It has been reported in many anatomic site including the respiratory, genitourinary, and gastrointestinal tracts,(More)
PURPOSE In this study, we evaluated the results of a balloon-aided single-port thoracoscopic debridement of late-stage thoracic empyema in children. PATIENTS AND METHODS We retrospectively reviewed age, gender, duration of prehospital illness, physical findings, surgical interventions, and the morbidity in 12 children with late-stage parapneumonic(More)
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