Year 2018, Volume 2 , Issue 3, Pages 288 - 292 2018-09-01

Incidental findings at abdominal ultrasonography in health personnel working with radiation sources
Radyasyon kaynakları ile çalışan sağlık personelinde abdominal ultrasonografideki insidental bulgular

Elif GÜNDOĞDU [1] , Mahmut KEBAPÇI [2]


Aim: In this study; we aimed to evaluate the incidental lesions detected by ultrasonography in the abdomen and their clinical trials at health personnel working in departments using radiation sources. 

Methods: Ultrasonography reports on 52 health personnel working in departments using radiation sources were evaluated retrospectively, from the hospital report registry system. The findings were classified as anatomical variant, benign lesions and situations requiring further investigation. 

Results: In 19 (36.53%) of the workers, the ultrasonography was completely normal. In 33 (63.46%) of the workers, lesions or sonopathological conditions were detected. There were incidental findings in 13 (25%) patients in hepatobilier system, 8 (15.38%) patients in genitourinary system and 12 (23.07%) patients in both of them. 6 (11.53%) workers had a anatomic variant, 24 (46.15%) workers had a benign lesion or condition, and 26 (50%) workers required further examination. 

Conclusion: Incidental findings are widespread at health personnel working in departments using radiation sources. Some of the findings were benign, while a significant number of cases required further investigation. Knowing commonly detected lesions prevents unnecessary anxiety, while it can ensure that cases requiring further investigation are considered sufficiently.


Amaç: Bu çalışmada radyasyon kaynakları ile çalışılan departmanlarda görevli sağlık personelinde ultrasonografi ile abdomen bölgesinde saptanan insidental lezyonların ve bu lezyonların klinik öneminin değerlendirilmesi amaçlanmıştır. 

Yöntemler: Radyasyon kaynakları ile çalışılan departmanlarda görevli 52 sağlık çalışanının ultrasonografi raporları hastane rapor kayıt sistemi üzerinden retrospektif olarak değerlendirildi. Elde edilen bulgular anatomik varyant, benign lezyon ve ileri araştırma gerektiren durumlar olarak sınıflandırıldı. 

Bulgular: 19 (%36,53) sağlık çalışanında ultrasonografi incelemeleri tamamen normaldi. 33 (%63,46) personelde lezyon ya da sonopatolojik durum tespit edildi. 13 (%25) çalışanda hepatobilier sistemde, 8 (%15,38) çalışanda genitoüriner sistemde ve 12 (%23,07) çalışanda ise hem genitoüriner hem hepatobilier sistemde bulgu saptandı. 6 ( %11,53 ) çalışanda anatomik varyant, 24 (%46,15) çalışanda benign lezyon veya durum, 26 (%50) çalışanda ise ileri araştırma gerektiren durum tespit edildi. 

Sonuç: Radyasyon kaynakları ile çalışılan departmanlarda görevli sağlık personelinde insidental bulgular yaygın olarak gözlenir. Bu bulguların bir kısmı benign iken önemli bir kısmı araştırılması gereken durumları içerir. Yaygın saptanan insidental bulguların bilinmesi gereksiz endişeyi önlerken, ileri araştırma gerektiren durumlara gerekli önemin verilmesini de sağlar. 


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Primary Language en
Subjects General and Internal Medicine
Journal Section Research article
Authors

Author: Elif GÜNDOĞDU (Primary Author)
Institution: ESKISEHIR OSMANGAZI UNIVERSITY
Country: Turkey


Author: Mahmut KEBAPÇI
Institution: ESKISEHIR OSMANGAZI UNIVERSITY
Country: Turkey


Dates

Publication Date : September 1, 2018

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APA Gündoğdu, E , Kebapçı, M . (2018). Incidental findings at abdominal ultrasonography in health personnel working with radiation sources . Journal of Surgery and Medicine , 2 (3) , 288-292 . DOI: 10.28982/josam.430050
MLA Gündoğdu, E , Kebapçı, M . "Incidental findings at abdominal ultrasonography in health personnel working with radiation sources" . Journal of Surgery and Medicine 2 (2018 ): 288-292 <https://jsurgmed.com/en/pub/issue/36726/430050>
Chicago Gündoğdu, E , Kebapçı, M . "Incidental findings at abdominal ultrasonography in health personnel working with radiation sources". Journal of Surgery and Medicine 2 (2018 ): 288-292
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ISNAD Gündoğdu, Elif , Kebapçı, Mahmut . "Incidental findings at abdominal ultrasonography in health personnel working with radiation sources". Journal of Surgery and Medicine 2 / 3 (September 2018): 288-292 . https://doi.org/10.28982/josam.430050
AMA Gündoğdu E , Kebapçı M . Incidental findings at abdominal ultrasonography in health personnel working with radiation sources. J Surg Med. 2018; 2(3): 288-292.
Vancouver Gündoğdu E , Kebapçı M . Incidental findings at abdominal ultrasonography in health personnel working with radiation sources. Journal of Surgery and Medicine. 2018; 2(3): 288-292.
IEEE E. Gündoğdu and M. Kebapçı , "Incidental findings at abdominal ultrasonography in health personnel working with radiation sources", Journal of Surgery and Medicine, vol. 2, no. 3, pp. 288-292, Sep. 2018, doi:10.28982/josam.430050