“Best Article in Science” Award is given to Ankara University graduated Doctors

Scientific work on “stool and urine functions after uterine surgery”, which was prepared by Turkish doctors, was deemed worthy of the “Best Article in Science” by the American Society of Colon and Rectum Surgery in 2017. The award was presented at the congress, which held between 19-23 May 2018 in Nashville USA, to Prof. Dr. Mehmet Ayhan Kuzu on behalf of the team prepared the work. The article, which was prepared by a team under the presidency of Prof. Dr. Mehmet Ayhan Kuzu from Ankara University, Fırat Kocaay, Prof. Dr. Atilla Elhan, Assoc. Prof. Dr. Derya Öztuna from Department of Biostatistics, Op. Dr. Filiz Akınsu from Ankara Dr. Zekai Tahir Burak Women’s Health Training and Research Hospital, was published in the journal “Colon & Rectum Diseases”, the scientific journal of the American Colon-Rectum Surgery Association in 2017     The award ceremony was held in in the biggest congress of scientific medicine in the field of intestinal diseases which happens annually since 1899, in which a total of 1700 doctors from all over the world participated. Prof.Dr.Kuzu, in the speech he made at the awards ceremony, explained that 327 patients who underwent hysterectomy (cervical surgery) were followed up before and after the surgery for the researches that lasted for about 8 years and the patients were investigated for the stool and urine functions they had in the postoperative period. Prof. Dr. Kuzu who received the award on behalf of the team in the congress, in which the research that examined the problems caused by the displacement and sagging of the organs after the womb was greatly appreciated, said that he was very satisfied for collecting the fruits of the works which was ongoing for years These accomplishments are not coincidence! At his speech, Prof. Dr. Kuzu recalled the training videos he prepared at 2010 and 2016 about colonic and rectum cancer treatment did win the best scientific video award of the Association of American Colon and Rectum Surgery pointed out that the accomplishments in the field of science by our country and Ankara University School of Medicine are not coincidental.