Ahmet Faruk Ağan

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BACKGROUND/AIMS Serum pepsinogen levels are considered as a non-endoscopic blood test in the diagnosis of atrophic gastritis. The objective of the present study was to investigate whether there is any difference between pepsinogen levels in Helicobacter pylori-positive and -negative patients with atrophic gastritis, and to analyze the relationship between(More)
Temozolomide (TMZ) is an oral imidazotetrazine methylating agent which is used for the treatment of glioblastoma multiforme (GBM). We report a case of acute hepatotoxicity in a 53-year old male patient after administration of TMZ for GBM. He had fatigue, nausea, anorexia and jaundice. His laboratory analysis showed alanine aminotransferase(ALT) : 632 IU/L(More)
A percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy (PEG) was performed to provide an enteral feeding route. Major and minor complications related to this procedure include, aspiration, wound infections, necrotizing fasciitis, peritonitis, abscess, peristomal leakage, pneumoperitoneum, ileus, portomesenteric venous gas, colon injury, gastrocolocutaneous fistulae,(More)
Background/aim: This study aimed to determine the relationship between the peripheral blood neutrophil to lymphocyte ratio (NLR) and irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). Materials and methods: A total of 107 patients suffering from constipation-predominant IBS, diagnosed in accordance with the ROMA III criteria and having complete blood count tests, were(More)
  • Cengiz BÖLÜKBAfi, Füsun F. BÖLÜKBAfi, +8 authors Nezih P‹fiK‹NPAfiA
  • 2006
Amaç: Serum pepsinojen düzeyleri atrofik gastrit tan›s›nda non-endoskopik bir kan testi olarak kabul edilmektedir. Bu çal›flmada Helicobacter pylori pozitif ve negatif atrofik gastritlilerde pepsinojen düzeylerinde fark olup olmad›¤›n› ve Helikobacter pylori pozitif atrofik gastritlilerde tedavi sonras› histopatoloji ile pepsinojen düzeyleri aras›ndaki(More)
Eosinophilic esophagitis is an inflammatory condition of esophagus. It is generally seen in childhood and young population. Men are more commonly affected than women. However, it is not common in an advanced age. Eosinophilic esophagitis decreases the ability of the esophagus to stretch and accommodation against foods. Therefore, the major symptom in adults(More)
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