Özgür Aslan

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BACKGROUND Coronary heart disease (CHD) mortality rates have been decreasing in Turkey since the early 1990s. Our study aimed to determine how much of the CHD mortality decrease in Turkey between 1995 and 2008 could be attributed to temporal trends in major risk factors and how much to advances in medical and surgical treatments. METHODS The validated(More)
OBJECTIVE Cardiovascular diseases (CVD) are the largest cause of morbidity and mortality in Turkey and in the World. Heart of Balçova Project is a community- based health promotion project that aims to reduce CVD incidence and prevalence through risk factor modification in the individual and population level. This paper presents results of the baseline(More)
BACKGROUND Middle income countries are facing an epidemic of non-communicable diseases, especially coronary heart disease (CHD). We used a validated CHD mortality model (IMPACT) to explain recent trends in Tunisia, Syria, the occupied Palestinian territory (oPt) and Turkey. METHODS Data on populations, mortality, patient numbers, treatments and risk(More)
BACKGROUND According to the Turkey Burden of Disease Study, 10% of the national burden of disease is attributed to cardiovascular diseases. Although the standardized coronary heart disease (CHD) rate is falling in general, CHD prevalence among young people is rising. On the other hand, as a result of increased life expectancy and higher retirement ages, the(More)
Leptospirosis is a zoonosis of the world prevalent caused by infection with Leptospira interrogans, a pathogenic spirochete and it is an important health problem in Turkey. This study was designed to determinet the seroprevalence of leptospirosis for the teapickers, paddy workers, but chersan ands laughter house workers who is a risk group for leptospirosis(More)
Randomised controlled trials (RCT) are considered as gold standart for clinical studies because of their standart protocols, well-defined case and control groups, and their statistical methods for pre-defined outcomes. Real-world studies (RWS) are generally performed to evaluate and/or obtain long term efficacy and safety data of a particular(More)
Amaç: Klozapin özellikle tedaviye dirençli flizofreni hastalar›nda çok faydal›, iyi bilinen atipik antipsikotik bir ilaçt›r ancak aritmi ve ani ölüm riskine yol açma olas›l›¤› hala tart›flmal›d›r. fiizofreni hastalar›nda klozapinin aritmi belirleyicileri üzerine etkisini araflt›rmak amac›yla, 10 haftal›k tedavi öncesi ve sonras›nda kalp h›z› de¤iflkenli¤i,(More)
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