Yusuf Arslan

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INTRODUCTION We investigated prognostic parameters of patients who underwent surgical intervention for acute mesenteric ischemia by evaluating demographic characteristics and laboratory data on admission. METHODS The hospital records of 30 patients who underwent surgical interventions due to acute mesenteric ischemia between January 2008 and December(More)
BACKGROUND/AIMS Non-traumatic spontaneous intramural hematoma of the small intestine is a rare clinical condition, most commonly caused by over-anticoagulation. In this study, the clinical approach algorithm for patients diagnosed with a spontaneous isolated intramural hematoma of the small intestine associated with over-anticoagulation and the long-term(More)
Domain ontologies are important information sources for knowledge-based systems. Yet, building domain ontologies from scratch is known to be a very labor-intensive process. In this study, we present our semi-automatic approach to building an ontology for the domain of wind energy which is an important type of renewable energy with a growing share in(More)
INTRODUCTION Gastric volvulus is a rare surgical emergency with a high mortality rate that requires urgent surgical management. PRESENTATION OF CASE A 19-year-old male and 51-year-old female patient underwent emergency surgery with a prediagnosis of acute abdomen syndrome, and a 60-year-old female patient underwent elective surgery due to diaphragmatic(More)
In flora of Turkey, there are six species of Carthamus L: Carthamus dentatus (Forssk.) Vahl., C. glaucus M. Bieb. subsp. glaucus, C. lanatus L., C. tenuis (Boiss. & Blanche) Bornm., C. persicus Desf. ex Willd. and C. tinctorius L. Within these species, C. tinctorius L. is an alien species for the Turkish flora. The pollen grains belonging to six taxa(More)
PURPOSE In this study, we investigated whether there is a factor that can aid determi nation of the preferred technique by comparing the early and late results of two different surgical techniques for the treatment of pilonidal sinus. METHODS The medical records of 176 patients in whom the Limberg flap (LF) or V-Y flap techniques were applied for(More)
Sliding hernias are those in which part of the sac wall is formed by a retroperitoneal organ and/or its mesentery protruding outside the abdominal wall cavity. The hernia sac may contain jejunum, ileum, vermiform appendix, Meckel's diverticulum, stomach, ovary, fallopian tube or urinary bladder. Our report features an adult case with cryptorchidism in which(More)
Integration of the wind power into the existing transmission grid is an important issue due to discontinuous and volatile behavior of wind. Moreover, the power plant owners need reliable information about day-ahead power production for market operations. Therefore, wind power forecasting approaches have been gaining importance in renewable energy research(More)
Ectopic liver tissue (ELT) is a rare condition, which is usually not diagnosed preoperatively, but coincidentally during abdominal surgery. While the location of ELT can vary, it is usually localized on the gallbladder wall or in close proximity. ELT is associated with various complications, a major complication being extrahepatic hepatocellular carcinoma.(More)
Glomerular filtration rate, urine flow, and Na excretion were measured 3--4 h after unilateral nephrectomy (1/2Nex) or sham operation in unanesthetized rats infused with isotonic saline (0.05--0.75 ml/min) and additionally injected with acetazolamind (20 mg/kg i.p.) or furosemide (5 mg/kg i.p., or 0.2 mg/kg i.v., or 2.0 mg/kg i.v.) or with both agents.(More)