Research Article

Endovascular treatment experience in acute ischemic stroke

Abstract

Background and Objective: Thrombolytic and mechanical thrombectomy therapies are proven treatment methods in patients with acute stroke. Aim is to share our experience in acute stroke therapy with colleagues.

Material and methods: In th...

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Total aortic occlusion associated with SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) infection: Video Image

Abstract

Acute pulmonary damage and vascular coagulopathy appear to be frequent in patients with SARS-CoV-2 infection relation to corona-virus. The inflammatory process accompanying the infection and excessive coagulation state is one of the most important causes of ...

Research Article

Evaluation of endothelial function in obese children and adolescents

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Introduction: Obesity defined as increased fatty mass is progressively rising in recently, even though its affects begins to all systems in childhood and adolescence periods, the most important morbidity and mortality reason of obesity is its effects on the ...

Research Article

Comparison of clinical, chest CT and laboratory findings of suspected COVID-19 inpatients with positive and negative RT-PCR

Abstract

Introduction: COVID-19 is an infectious disease caused by the severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 and it was first reported in China. The aim of this study was to compare clinical features, chest CT findings and laboratory examinations of suspect...

Research Article

Circulating salusin-beta levels in the patients with age-related macular degeneration

Abstract

Purpose: To evaluate the levels of salusin-beta (β-SAL) in the serum in patients with age-related macular degeneration (ARMD).

Methods: Our study was designed as a controlled comparative clinical study. The β-SAL level...

Case Report

Soliter fibrous tumor of diaphragm in a patient with larynx cancer: Case report

Summary

Introduction: Solitary fibrous tumor is a neoplasm of mesenchymal origin with benign and malignant forms. We aimed to present a case of solitary fibrous tumor which developed in a patient operated for laryngeal cancer and originated from diaphragm in the ligh...

Short Communication

Hypertensive toxicity of thyrosine kinase inhibitors; Friend or Foe?

Abstract

Tyrosine kinase inhibitors (TKIs) are widely used in Oncology practice. Hypertension may develop during cancer treatment and TKIs are well known drugs that are associated with drug related hypertensive toxicity. TKI related hypertensive toxicity is not alway...

Case Report

High suspicion of paradoxical embolism due to atrial septal Defect: A rare cause of ischemic stroke

Abstract

Atrial septal defect (ASD) is common among adult congenital heart diseases but rarely causes paradoxical cerebral embolism. By sharing the ASD diagnosed after the first ischemic stroke attack at the age of 49 and a case of paradoxical cerebral embolism devel...

Case Report

Acute ischemic stroke management in a patient with ventricular assist device

Ventricular assist device is a portable machine which is also called an artificial heart for the patients who have terminal heart failure. The device maintains the heart’s vital functions until the suitable donor is found for the heart transplantation. It can be applied to either ...

Mini Review

Antifungal activity of epecific plant essential oils against fusarium graminearum

Summary

Fusarium graminearum is one of the most popular phytopathogens of cereals worldwide. F. graminearum is the major causal agent of head blight of wheat and barley. Disease-resistant cultivar development, antagonistic microorganism usage and fungicide treatment ...

Research Article

Intentıonal reımplantatıon of hopeless teeth: Cases serıes

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Intentional replantation is an alternative for the treatment of advanced periodontal destruction of the anterior teeth. Systemically healthy three female patient was referred to our clinic with functional complaints. Diagnosis were chronic periodontitis and ...

Case Report

Nasopalatin duct cysts: Report of ten cases and review of literature

Abstract

Nasopalatine duct cyst is the most common non-odontogenic cyst. It develops in the midline of the anterior maxilla. It is usually asymptomatic and sometimes it can be overlooked or misdiagnosed. We present 10 patients who applied to Istanbul University Facul...

Review Article

The role of robotic segmentectomy for non-small cell lung cancer

Abstract

Segmentectomy may be applied to all segments; superior segmentectomies (lower lobe superior segments for both lungs), lingulectomies (two segments forming lingulas of upper left lobe) and basal segmentectomies (segments other than superior segment for both l...

Case Report

Recurrent pyogenic granuloma caused by intraosseous vessel: A case report

Abstract

Pyogenic granuloma is a benign localized lesion of the skin and mucosa closely related to trauma, chronic irritation and hormonal changes. The method of treatment is surgical excision. But relapses can occur. For this reason, treatment with alternative metho...

Review Article

Video-assisted thoracic surgery in advanced non-small cell lung cancer treatment

Abstract

Non-small cell lung cancer is one of the leading causes of cancer-related mortality worldwide. Despite recent advances in adjuvant treatments, surgical resection is basis of treatment. With the development of minimally invasive surgery in thoracic surgery, s...

Case Report

When conservative treatment in trachea laserations?

Summary

Introduction: The tracheobronchial injuries are usually fatal and some of the lucky people can reach emergency services without dying in the place of trauma. They can cause severe symptoms which can be lifetreathing. This type of ...

Research Article

Determination of body image perception and life satisfaction in patients undergoing hemodialysis

Abstract

Objective: This descriptive study was conducted in order to determine body image perception and life satisfaction of individuals undergoing hemodialysis treatment.

Material and methods:

Mini Review

Applications to reduce the amount of excess cement for cement-retained implant supported prostheses: Mini review

Cement-retained implant-supported restorations has been preferred by many clinicians due to its ease of production, low cost and similarity to dental supported restorations [1].  In the literature, many complications caused by residual cement, ranging from acute severe bone resorpt...

Short Review

Levosimendan in sepsis  

Levosimendan is a calcium sensitizer and its inotropic effect is mainly attributed to the troponin C of the myocardial fine filaments with calcium. Levosimendan also inhibits phosphodiesterase III. In contrast to inotropic effects, this does not increase calcium entry into the cell, which e...

Research Article

Evaluation of the efficacy of transcorneal electric stimulation therapy in retinitis pigmentosa patients with electrophysiological and structural tests

Abstract

A Statement of Significance: This study shows that the effect of transcorneal electrical stimulation (TES) therapy as a stimulator device in retinitis pigmentosa (RP)patients with have a significant increase in visual acuity and ...

Opinion

Determination of calcium in the tooth structure by using flame emission spectrophotometer

018Calcium is the most common element in the tooth’s structure. In addition, calcium is one of the elements that are effective in maintaining dental health. As a result of calcium deficiency, the tooth becomes brittle and begins to rot. Calcium deficiency usually occurs in acidic ...

Review Article

8 Gy single dose radiotherapy for bone metastasis in COVID-19 pandemia period: Review

Abstract

Bone metastases in cancer patients are highly painful and decrease the quality of life for these group of population. Covid-19 pandemia is a global challenging issue that mostly affect the patients with immune suppression or having comorbid diseases older th...

Review Article

Our experience with single patch repair of complete atrioventricular septal defects

Abstract

Background: Various surgical methods have been utilized in the management of complete atrioventricular septal defects (CAVSD). Early intervention and achievement of a competent left atrioventricular valve are the key factors for ...

Research Article

Conservative treatment versus invasive approach in elderly patients with myocardial infarction without ST-segment elevation

Myocardial infarction without ST segment elevation is one of the most common causes of hospitalization of the elderly patient [1]. Coronarography followed by revascularization, is performed in the vast majority of cases of myocardial infarction without ST segment elevation, in the regions w...

Case Report

A remote cause of anuria in a child

Abstract

Acute renal injury is a rare complication of idiopathic nephrotic syndrome with mesPGN. Here we present a 2-year-old male patient with 4 days history of anuria, generalized edema and hypervolemia. Any evidence other than proteinuria and renal failure could n...

Review Article

Foam Sclerotherapy versus surgery in treatment of chronic venous disease

Abstract

Although the classical surgical treatment methods of chronic venous insufficiency are successful to relieve perfectly the cause (reflux) and result (varicose veins), the new ablation techniques such as endogenous laser ablation therapy (EVLT), radiofrequency...

Research Article

Laparoscopic anterior transgastric cystogastrostomy for the treatment of pancreatic pseudocysts

Abstract

Introduction: Pancreatic pseudocysts (PPs) are mostly delayed complications of acute or chronic pancreatitis and trauma. Pancreatic pseudocysts are usually managed by supportive medical treatment without surgical procedure. All t...

Editorial

Palliative care approach to oncological patient – Main points

Dear Editor

According to the World Health Organization definition, palliative care is an approach aimed at increasing the quality of life of patients and their relatives by addressing physical, psychosocial and spiritual needs and treating conditions early, such as p...

Research Article

Mesoscopic irreversible thermodynamics of morphological evolution kinetics of helical conformation in bioproteins ‘DNA’ under the isothermal isobaric conditions

Abstract

The morphological evolution kinetics and instabilities of alpha helical peptide 3.613, which involves large amount of stored torsional elastic deformation energy (3-40 eV/molecule), is formulated by the variational method based on the connection between the ...

Review Article

Dapt Review

Abstract

Dual antiplatelet therapy (DAPT) combining aspirin and a P2Y12 receptor inhibitor has been consistently shown to reduce recurrent major adverse cardiovascular events (MACE) in patients with acute coronary syndrome (ACS) or undergoing percutaneous coronary in...

Case Report

Giant prolactinoma case with side effects due to cabergoline

Abstract

Dopamine agonists should usually be the first treatment for patients with prolactinomas of all sizes, because these drugs decrease serum prolactin concentrations and decrease the size of most lactotroph adenomas. Cabergoline is preferred first. When cabergol...

Case Report

Acrometastasis as first sign of adenocarcinoma of the lung

Abstract

Lung cancer is a major cause of morbidity and mortality worldwide. Metastasis can be seen in many organs in advanced-stage disease. Acral metastasis rate in cancer is quite low. However, because of the direct opening of the arterial circulation, the risk of ...

Letter to the Editor

Achievement of cure following allogeneic HSCT with Flu-Bu regimen in a patient with severe mycosis fungoides and Sezary Syndrome

Letter to Editor

Experience with allogeneic hematopoietic stem cell transplantation (HSCT) in mycosis fungoides/Sezary syndrome (MF/SS) is limited to a small number of case reports and case series [1,2]. The advantage of allogeneic HSCT has been ind...

Research Article

A pilot study on treatment of infantile cystinosis with mesenchymal stem cells

Abstract

Infantile cystinosis is a lysosomal storage disease leading to end stage kidney disease at early ages. There is no effective treatment and patients require long term dialysis or kidney transplant for survival. We present our experience on three affected chil...

Review Article

Microchimerism may be the cause of psychiatric disorders

Introduction

Microchimerism is a bidirectional exchange of fetal and maternal cells during pregnancy (Figure 1). Pregnancy is the most common and natural cause of chimerism, and bi-directional trafficking of hematopoietic cells occurs through the placenta. Therefore,...

Research Article

Haemostasis with suture-tourniquet technique following removal of large-bore venous sheaths for endovascular recanalization of acute thrombosis in native arteriovenous fistula

Abstract

Purpose: To investigate the suture-tourniquet technique for haemostasis in patients with acute thrombosis of native arteriovenous fistula (AVF) whom underwent manual aspiration thrombectomy using large-bore venous sheaths and hig...

Research Article

Novel paclitaxel-coated balloon angioplasty via single retrograde popliteal access for challenging superficial femoral artery and iliac artery lesions?

Summary

Objectives: We report our results regarding the use of BioPath™ paclitaxel-coated balloon catheters for superficial or distal external iliac artery revascularization via single retrograde popliteal access.

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Research Article

Novel paclitaxel-coated balloon angioplasty via single retrograde popliteal access for challenging superficial femoral artery and iliac artery lesions?

Summary

Objectives: We report our results regarding the use of BioPath™ paclitaxel-coated balloon catheters for superficial or distal external iliac artery revascularization via single retrograde popliteal access.

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Case Report

Clinical, histopathological and surgical evaluations of persistent oropharyngeal membrane case in a calf

A male, 4 days old and 20 kg Simmental calf was evaluated for regurgitation and hyper salivation since birth. The mother became pregnant by artificial insemination and the pregnancy was the second of the mother. A membrane closed the pharynx and a diverticulum on dorsal of this membrane was se...

Research Article

P wave dispersion in patients with premenstrual dysphoric disorder

Abstract

Background: Growing evidence has revealed that fear and anxiety related situations could affect cardiac parameters. P wave dispersion (Pd) is an important index. In the present study, we aimed to evaluate Pd values in patients wi...

Review Article

Alternative treatment methods in eyes with pseudophakic cystoid macular edema

Abstract

Cystoid macular edema is a common cause for unexplained painless vision loss after cataract surgery. Even the pathogenesis of pseudophakic cystoid macular edema (PCME) still remains undefined, it can most frequently occur in eyes with high vasoactive profile...

Research Article

The predictive value of the preoperative diagnostic tests in mature cystic teratomas of the ovary

Abstract

Aim: The aim of this study was to determine the sensitivity of the tumor markers and diagnostic methods used in the preoperative period for dermoid cysts, the most common benign neoplasm of the ovary.

Case Report

Cranioplasty with preoperatively customized Polymethyl-methacrylate by using 3-Dimensional Printed Polyethylene Terephthalate Glycol Mold

Abstract

Cranioplasty is a reconstructive procedure for the repair of skull defects or deformities. Polymethylmethacrylate (PMMA) is a commonly used alloplastic material when autologous bone is unavailable.However, manual shaping of bone cement for frontal and orbita...

Research Article

Assessing the Neurocognitive function effects of ketamine in Cardiac Surgical patients

Abstract

Background: Despite remarkable progress in surgical,cardiopulmonary bypass (CPB) and anesthetic tecniques, neurocognitive damage still remains an important cause of postoperative morbidity in cardiac surgery. The aetiology of neu...

Review Article

Current anesthesıa for Cesarean Sectıon

Abstract

The choice of anesthesia for cesarean section should depend on the urgency of the procedure, in addition to the condition of the mother and fetus. It is widely accepted that regional anesthesia for cesarean section is preferable to general anesthesia. Region...

Research Article

Primer Pairs for Rice (Oryza sativa L.) Bisulfite Sequencing Studies

Abstract

Many agriculturally important properties such as heterosis, inbreeding depression, phenotypic plasticity, and resistance for biotic and abiotic stresses are thought to be affected with epigenetic components.New discoveries related with epigenetics are likely...

Case Report

Novel Complication of Nusinersen Treatment: Hyponatremia

Abstract

There are variations in therapeutic regimens of different liver diseases. The accurate diagnosis ensNusinersen treatment is a novel therapy for spinal muscular atrophy (SMA) type 1; consequently, the adverse reactions of the therapy, have not been well known...

Case Report

Endocrine abnormalities in two siblings with Rothmund Thomson Syndrome

Abstract

Rothmund-Thomson syndrome is a rare autosomal recessive disorder characterized by poikiloderma (skin atrophy, telangiectasia, hyper- and hypopigmentation), congenital skeletal abnormalities, short stature, premature aging, and increased risk of malignant dis...

Research Article

Effects of KCl (rpm/Heat) on Bacterial Protease Production in E. coli, P. aeruginosa and E. faecalis

Abstract

Background: Proteases are a group of enzymes that catalyze the cleavage of peptide bonds in proteins found in nature. Microbial protease constitutes one of the most important for industrial aplications. Proteases play a crucial r...

Research Article

Successful treatment of late-onset pulmonary hypertension after atrial septal defect operation with macitentan: Our center experience

Abstract

Background: Macitentan signifi cantly improves pulmonary hemodynamics and survival in patients with primary pulmonary hypertension (PPH). Its beneficial effect, however, may be blunted due to the adverse impacts such as anemia an...