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A province-based study using sampling method to investigate the prevalence of cystic echinococcosis among primary school children in Manisa, Turkey.
A province-based field study using a portable ultrasound scanner (US) was performed for the first time using sampling method to investigate the prevalence of cystic echinococcosis (CE) in primaryExpand
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The Factor V G1691A, Factor V H1299R, prothrombin G20210A polymorphisms in children with family history of premature coronary artery disease
Atherosclerosis, the major cause of coronary artery disease (CAD), has a very long asymptomatic development phase, which begins in childhood. In this study, we describe the Factor V G1691A, Factor VExpand
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Evaluation of markers of inflammation, insulin resistance and endothelial dysfunction in children at risk for overweight
Objective: Childhood obesity is associated with impaired endothelial function, insulin resistance and inflammation. Being at risk for overweight has been defined as having a body mass index (BMI)Expand
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Chloralhydrate in children undergoing echocardiography
Transthoracic echocardiography (TTE) is a painless, noninvasive and risk-free diagnostic method in children with known or suspected congenital heart disease. Sedation is frequently required for anExpand
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The importance of pulmonary function tests in adenotonsillectomy indications
Children who had undergone adenotonsillectomy for recurrent adenotonsillitis showing no signs of clinical or radiological obstructive manifestations were evaluated with pulmonary function testsExpand
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Poor correlation between "fix-follow-maintain" monocular/binocular fixation pattern evaluation and presence of functional amblyopia.
PURPOSE To assess the reliability of visual screening with fix- follow-maintain (FFM) method in early detection of amblyopia in children who are not able to cooperate in testing with Allen Figures orExpand
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Non-invasive evaluation of the adaptations of cardiac function in the neonatal period: a comparison of healthy infants delivered by vaginal route and caesarean section.
Postnatal adaptations of cardiac hemodynamics in infants born vaginally or by caesarean section may be different. These cardiac functions were evaluated by Doppler echocardiography to assessExpand
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The effect of seasonal changes on blood pressure and urine specific gravity in children living in Mediterranean climate.
BACKGROUND We aimed to evaluate the effects of seasonal changes on urinary specific gravity, blood pressure and urinary erythrocyte number in children living in Mediterranean climate. Expand
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Is Helicobacter pylori related to endothelial dysfunction during childhood?
Background: Helicobacter pylori infection has been proposed to have a role in the development of atherosclerosis preceded by endothelial dysfunction. The aim of the present study was to determine ifExpand
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Ambulatory Blood Pressure Parameters in Office Normotensive Obese and Non-Obese Children: Relationship with Insulin Resistance and Atherosclerotic Markers
Objectives: To determine differences in ambulatory blood pressure (ABP) parameters between office normotensive obese and non-obese children and to evaluate correlations of ABP parameters with insulinExpand
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