Refik Ulku

Summary

Affiliation: Dicle University
Country: Turkey

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Surgical treatment of pulmonary hydatid cysts: report of 139 cases
    Refik Ulku
    Thoracic Surgery Department, Dicle University School of Medicine, Diyarbakir, Turkey
    Int Surg 91:77-81. 2006
  2. doi request reprint Esophageal Injury with Unusual Trauma
    Refik Ulku
    Thoracic Surgery Department, Dicle University School of Medicine, Diyarbakir, Turkey
    Eur J Trauma Emerg Surg 35:580-2. 2009
  3. ncbi request reprint Phrenic nerve injury after blunt trauma
    Refik Ulku
    Thoracic Surgery Department, Dicle University School of Medicine, Diyarbakir, Turkey
    Int Surg 90:93-5. 2005
  4. ncbi request reprint Intrapleural fibrinolytic treatment of multiloculated pediatric empyemas
    R Ulku
    Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery Department, Dicle University School of Medicine, Diyarbakir, Turkey
    Minerva Pediatr 56:419-23. 2004
  5. ncbi request reprint Surgical treatment of pulmonary hydatid cysts in children: report of 66 cases
    R Ulku
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Dicle University School of Medicine, Diyarbakir, Turkey
    Eur J Pediatr Surg 14:255-9. 2004
  6. ncbi request reprint The value of open surgical approaches for aspirated pen caps
    Refik Ulku
    Department of Thoracic Surgery, Dicle University School of Medicine, Diyarbakir 21280, Turkey
    J Pediatr Surg 40:1780-3. 2005
  7. ncbi request reprint Intrapleural fibrinolytic treatment of multiloculated pediatric empyemas
    Refik Ulku
    Department of Thoracic Surgery, Dicle University School of Medicine, 21280, Diyarbakir, Turkey
    Pediatr Surg Int 20:520-4. 2004
  8. pmc Lymphoepithelial cyst of the mediastinum
    Refik Ulku
    Thoracic Surgery Department, Dicle University School of Medicine, 21280 Diyarbakir, Turkey
    Tex Heart Inst J 32:440-1. 2005
  9. ncbi request reprint [The effects of hypertonic NaCl (7.5%) in dogs with induced acute pulmonary artery obstruction]
    Refik Ulku
    Dicle University Faculty of Medicine, Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Diyarbakir Turkey
    Tuberk Toraks 51:145-51. 2003
  10. pmc Extrapulmonary intrathoracic hydatid cysts
    Refik Ulku
    Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery Department, Dicle University School of Medicine, Diyarbakir, 21280 Turkey
    Can J Surg 47:95-8. 2004

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  1. ncbi request reprint Surgical treatment of pulmonary hydatid cysts: report of 139 cases
    Refik Ulku
    Thoracic Surgery Department, Dicle University School of Medicine, Diyarbakir, Turkey
    Int Surg 91:77-81. 2006
    ..The mortality rate was 1.8% (3 patients). Surgery is the treatment of choice for most patients with pulmonary hydatid cysts. Thoracaphrenotomy can be chosen as the surgical procedure in management of hepatic and pulmonary hydatid cysts...
  2. doi request reprint Esophageal Injury with Unusual Trauma
    Refik Ulku
    Thoracic Surgery Department, Dicle University School of Medicine, Diyarbakir, Turkey
    Eur J Trauma Emerg Surg 35:580-2. 2009
    ..We report the case of a four-year-old boy with an esophageal injury after the accidental ingestion of an umbrella wire. ..
  3. ncbi request reprint Phrenic nerve injury after blunt trauma
    Refik Ulku
    Thoracic Surgery Department, Dicle University School of Medicine, Diyarbakir, Turkey
    Int Surg 90:93-5. 2005
    ..Left phrenic nerve injury and pericardial injury were found. Diaphragmatic plication was performed through a miniature left posterolateral thoracotomy. This case was presented to show the unusual nature of phrenic nerve injury...
  4. ncbi request reprint Intrapleural fibrinolytic treatment of multiloculated pediatric empyemas
    R Ulku
    Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery Department, Dicle University School of Medicine, Diyarbakir, Turkey
    Minerva Pediatr 56:419-23. 2004
    ..The aim of this paper was to compare the efficacy of adjunctive intrapleural fibrinolygic agents (streptokinase, urokinase) on fibrinopurulent stage empyema and chronic stage empyema...
  5. ncbi request reprint Surgical treatment of pulmonary hydatid cysts in children: report of 66 cases
    R Ulku
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Dicle University School of Medicine, Diyarbakir, Turkey
    Eur J Pediatr Surg 14:255-9. 2004
    ..The aim of our study was to present our surgical experience and strategy in the management of pulmonary hydatid disease...
  6. ncbi request reprint The value of open surgical approaches for aspirated pen caps
    Refik Ulku
    Department of Thoracic Surgery, Dicle University School of Medicine, Diyarbakir 21280, Turkey
    J Pediatr Surg 40:1780-3. 2005
    ..The aim of this study was to present the therapeutic approach of aspirated pen cap foreign bodies, with emphasis on the importance of open surgical intervention...
  7. ncbi request reprint Intrapleural fibrinolytic treatment of multiloculated pediatric empyemas
    Refik Ulku
    Department of Thoracic Surgery, Dicle University School of Medicine, 21280, Diyarbakir, Turkey
    Pediatr Surg Int 20:520-4. 2004
    ..IPFA do not seem to be effective in children with chronic phase empyema...
  8. pmc Lymphoepithelial cyst of the mediastinum
    Refik Ulku
    Thoracic Surgery Department, Dicle University School of Medicine, 21280 Diyarbakir, Turkey
    Tex Heart Inst J 32:440-1. 2005
    ..There were no malignant foci. These findings were consistent with a diagnosis of multicystic lymphoepithelial cyst. The postoperative course was uneventful, and the patient was discharged from the hospital on the 7th postoperative day...
  9. ncbi request reprint [The effects of hypertonic NaCl (7.5%) in dogs with induced acute pulmonary artery obstruction]
    Refik Ulku
    Dicle University Faculty of Medicine, Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Diyarbakir Turkey
    Tuberk Toraks 51:145-51. 2003
    ..9% NaCl isotonic solution. Difference in mean arterial pressures were not found statistically significant in the group receiving nitroglycerin + 7.5% NaCl when compared to group receiving nitroglycerin + 0.9% NaCl solution...
  10. pmc Extrapulmonary intrathoracic hydatid cysts
    Refik Ulku
    Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery Department, Dicle University School of Medicine, Diyarbakir, 21280 Turkey
    Can J Surg 47:95-8. 2004
    ..Extrapulmonary location of cysts in the thorax is rare. We report our experience with intrathoracic but extrapulmonary hydatid cysts and discuss concepts of treatment...
  11. ncbi request reprint [Tracheobronchial injuries]
    Refik Ulku
    Dicle University, Medical Faculty, Department of Thoracic Surgery, Diyarbakir, Turkey
    Ulus Travma Acil Cerrahi Derg 9:281-4. 2003
    ..This injury can be life threatening. However, successful diagnosis and treatment can prevent devastating acute or delayed complications. The aim of this study was to review the authors' surgical experience in tracheobronchial injuries...
  12. pmc Resection of intercostal hemangioma with involved chest wall and ribs: in an 11-year-old girl
    Refik Ulku
    Department of Thoracic Surgery, Dicle University School of Medicine, 21280 Diyarbakir, Turkey
    Tex Heart Inst J 37:486-9. 2010
    ..Histopathologic examination of the tumor confirmed an intercostal cavernous hemangioma. At last examination, 6 months after the operation, the child was doing well, with no evidence of recurrence...
  13. doi request reprint Congenital lobar emphysema: differential diagnosis and therapeutic approach
    Refik Ulku
    Department of Thoracic Surgery, Dicle University School of Medicine, Diyarbakir, Turkey
    Pediatr Int 50:658-61. 2008
    ..It is commonly confused with pneumothorax. The aim of the present paper was to review the authors' experience in order to emphasize the importance of differential diagnosis with pneumothorax...
  14. ncbi request reprint Open surgical approach for a tooth aspirated during dental extraction: a case report
    R Ulku
    Thoracic Surgery Department, School of Medicine, Dicle University, Diyarbakir, Turkey
    Aust Dent J 50:49-50. 2005
    ..The complications of foreign body ingestion or aspiration associated with dental treatment is emphasized...
  15. ncbi request reprint Unilateral post-traumatic pulmonary contusion: findings of a review
    Akin Eraslan Balci
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Dicle University School of Medicine, Diyarbakir, 21280, Turkey
    Surg Today 35:205-10. 2005
    ..There is still much controversy regarding the optimal treatment for pulmonary contusion. Therefore, we examined the variables affecting patient outcomes over a 10-year period...
  16. ncbi request reprint Urgent thoracotomy for penetrating chest trauma: analysis of 158 patients of a single center
    Serdar Onat
    Department of Thoracic Surgery, Faculty of Medicine Dicle University, 21280 Diyarbakir, Turkey
    Injury 42:900-4. 2011
    ..The aim of this study was to describe the incidence of penetrating chest trauma and the ultimate techniques used for operative management, as well as the diagnosis, complications, morbidity and mortality...
  17. ncbi request reprint Spontaneous pneumothorax in children in the South-east of Turkey
    Sevval Eren
    Department of Thoracic Surgery, Dicle University Medical School, Diyarbakir, Turkey
    Pediatr Int 46:580-2. 2004
    ..The purpose of the present study was to investigate the etiological factors, symptomatology, management and outcome of spontaneous pneumothorax in children aged <15 years...
  18. doi request reprint Hemangioma of the sternum
    Serdar Onat
    Department of Thoracic Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, Dicle University, Diyarbakir, Turkey
    Ann Thorac Surg 86:1974-6. 2008
    ..We report a rare case of hemangioma of the sternum. The patient was successfully treated with complete resection of the tumor and sternum stability was obtained by polypropylene mesh and methylmethacrylate...
  19. ncbi request reprint Management of multiloculated empyema thoracis in children: thoracotomy versus fibrinolytic treatment
    Akin Eraslan Balci
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Dicle University School of Medicine, Diyarbakir, Turkey
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 22:595-8. 2002
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the effectiveness of the intrapleural fibrinolytic application...
  20. ncbi request reprint Surgical treatment of post-traumatic tracheobronchial injuries: 14-year experience
    Akin Eraslan Balci
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Dicle University School of Medicine, 21280 Diyarbakir, Turkey
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 22:984-9. 2002
    ..Tracheobronchial injuries have different clinical pictures and high mortality unless aggressive treatment is used. We reviewed our surgical experience...
  21. ncbi request reprint Thoracic firearm injuries in children: management and analysis of prognostic factors
    Sevval Eren
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Dicle University School of Medicine, 21280, Diyarbakir, Turkey
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 23:888-93. 2003
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  22. ncbi request reprint Management of postpneumonic empyemas in children
    Cemal Ozcelik
    Department of Thoracic Surgery, Dicle University School of Medicine, Diyarbakir, Turkey
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 25:1072-8. 2004
    ..Multiple treatment options are available; however, the optimal therapeutic management has not been elucidated. The aim of this study is to assess different treatment options in the management of postpneumonic pediatric empyemas...
  23. ncbi request reprint Ruptured hydatid cysts of the lung in children: clinical review and results of surgery
    Akin Eraslan Balci
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Dicle University School of Medicine, Diyarbakir, Turkey
    Ann Thorac Surg 74:889-92. 2002
    ..Rupture of a hydatid cyst may cause some unique problems, especially in children...
  24. ncbi request reprint Primary giant hydatid cyst of the diaphragm
    Sevval Eren
    Departments of Thoracic Surgery, Dicle University School of Medicine, Diyarbakir, Turkey
    Ann Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 10:118-9. 2004
    ..Surgical exploration revealed an independent giant diaphragmatic hydatid cyst. We performed cystotomy and more than 200 daughter vesicles were removed from the cyst. The rest of the giant cyst cavity was excised...
  25. pmc Factors affecting the outcome of surgically treated non-iatrogenic traumatic cervical esophageal perforation: 28 years experience at a single center
    Serdar Onat
    Department of Thoracic Surgery, Faculty of Medicine Dicle University, Diyarbakir, Turkey
    J Cardiothorac Surg 5:46. 2010
    ..We reviewed our experience with non-iatrogenic traumatic cervical esophageal perforations, paying particular attention to factors affecting the outcome of such cases...
  26. ncbi request reprint Ectodermal dysplasia: Retrospective study of fifteen cases
    Izzet Yavuz
    Department of Pediatrics, Fuculty of Dentistry, Dicle University, Diyarbakir, Turkey
    Arch Med Res 37:403-9. 2006
    ..Dentists must conduct a comprehensive and multidisciplinary approach to these patients in order to improve their dental, masticatory, growth and orthognathic conditions...
  27. ncbi request reprint Bilateral subclavian arterial aneurysm and ruptured abdominal aorta pseudoaneurysm in Behçet's disease
    Omer Cakir
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Dicle University School of Medicine, Diyarbakir, Turkey
    Ann Vasc Surg 16:516-20. 2002
    ..Both grafts were open and there was no anastomotic aneurysm. The patient was reoperated on for a ruptured abdominal aorta pseudoaneurysm 13 months after the first operation. The aortic defect was repaired using a Dacron patch...
  28. ncbi request reprint Urgent thoracotomy for penetrating chest trauma: analysis of 158 patients of a single center
    Serdar Onat
    Department of Thoracic Surgery, Faculty of Medicine Dicle University, 21280 Diyarbakir, Turkey
    Injury 41:876-80. 2010
    ..The aim of this study was to describe the incidence of penetrating chest trauma and the ultimate techniques used for operative management, as well as the diagnosis, complications, morbidity and mortality...
  29. ncbi request reprint The demonstration of the inferior sternal cleft using three-dimensional reconstruction: a case report
    M Cudi Tuncer
    Department of Anatomy, Dicle University of Medicine, Diyarbakir, Turkey
    Rom J Morphol Embryol 50:513-6. 2009
    ..We report here one of the congenital major chest wall deformities; inferior sternal cleft is rarely seen, associated with sternal and costal variations in a 22-year young man...
  30. ncbi request reprint Symptomatic spontaneous pneumothorax in term newborns
    Selahattin Katar
    Department of Pediatrics, Dicle University Faculty of Medicine, Diyarbakir, Turkey
    Pediatr Surg Int 22:755-8. 2006
    ..Echocardiography in addition to renal ultrasonography may also be needed in term newborns with spontaneous symptomatic pneumothorax and further studies may be warranted to evaluate this association...
  31. doi request reprint [Diaphragmatic injury: condition be noticed in the management of thoracic trauma]
    Fatih Meteroglu
    Department of Thoracic Surgery, Dicle University Faculty of Medicine, Diyarbakir, Turkey
    Ulus Travma Acil Cerrahi Derg 21:514-9. 2015
    ..The aim of the present study was to emphasize diaphragmatic injuries that can be overlooked in chest traumas...
  32. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of ectodermal dysplasia
    Zelal Baskan
    Department of Prosthetic Dentistry, Faculty of Dentistry, Dicle University, Diyarbakir, Turkey
    Kaohsiung J Med Sci 22:171-6. 2006
    ..Therapists should take a comprehensive and multidisciplinary approach with these patients to improve their dental, masticatory, growth, and orthognathic conditions, as well as esthetic appearance...