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The levels of matrix metalloproteinase-9 and neutrophil gelatinase-associated lipocalin in different stages of endometriosis
This study was designed to explore matrix metalloproteinase-9 (MMP-9), neutrophil gelatinase-associated lipocalin (NGAL) levels and MMP-9/NGAL ratio in women with and without endometriosis diagnosed surgically and/or ...
Posterior lumbar stabilization surgery under spinal anesthesia for high-risk patients with degenerative spondylolisthesis, spinal stenosis and lumbar compression fracture
AIm: Spinal anesthesia is an appropriate technique for lumbar spine surgeries of two to three hours duration. The aim of this study is todocument our experience on spinal anesthesia administered to the patients with ...
Giant thyroid nodule atypically located in the carotid triangle of the neck: a case report
Ectopic thyroid tissue is a rare pathology of the thyroid that is formed by the abnormal migration of the thyroid tissue. It is seen once in about every 100.000 to 300.000 births and is generally asymptomatic. Asymptomatic ...
Nonextraction treatment of a class III malocclusion case using mini-screw-assisted lower molar distalization
Mini-screw assisted lower molar distalization was planned for a present mild Class III malocclusion case. Two mini-screws were inserted into the available inter-root area: one on the left, and the other on the right side ...
The risk factors and prevalence of upper extremity impairments and an analysis of effects of lymphoedema and other impairments on the quality of life of breast cancer patients
This study aimed to determine the prevalence and identify the risk factors associated with upper extremityimpairments (UEIs) in breast cancer patients and to investigate the degree to which these impairments andother ...
Long-term results of chronic achilles tendon ruptures repaired with V-Y tendon plasty and fascia turndown
Background: This study aimed to evaluate the long-term follow-up results of V-Y tendon plasty with fascia turndown, for repairing chronic Achilles tendon ruptures. Methods: Seventeen patients (12 males, 5 females), who ...
Presence and extent of estrogen receptor-alpha expression in patients with simple steatosis and NASH
Loss of estrogen receptor-alpha (ER- ) in the liver is associated with hepatic steatosis and inflammation.We conducted a study in order to investigate the presence and extent of ER- expression in NASH, andits relationship ...
Evaluation of the facial nerve and internal auditory canal cross-sectional areas on three-dimensional fast imaging employing steady-state acquisition magnetic resonance imaging in Bell’s palsy
Background/aim: This study aimed to evaluate the facial nerve (FN) and internal auditory canal (IAC) on three-dimensional fast imaging employing steady-state acquisition (3D-FIESTA) magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) to ...
In-situ cranioplasty after microvascular decompression: A technical note
Cranioplasty is not only performed for cosmetic reasons but also for physiological requirements to balance the cerebral hemodynamics and to protect the brain from external traumas. Methyl methacrylate is one of the most ...
Conservative surgical management of multiple myometrial abscesses; an unusual case with review of the literature
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