Ahmet Reşit Ersay

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This study investigated whether there are adverse effects due to microwave exposure emitted by cellular phones in male rats. Eighteen Wistar Albino rats were separated into three groups, a sham group and two experimental groups. The rats were confined in Plexiglas cages and cellular phones were placed 0.5 cm under the cages. In the first experimental group,(More)
BACKGROUND Fournier's disease is a potentially fatal, acute, gangrenous infection of the scrotum, penis or perineum associated with a synergistic bacterial infection of the subcutaneous fat and superficial fascia. METHODS The clinical records of 70 patients treated for Fournier's gangrene were evaluated retrospectively to determine prognostic indices and(More)
OBJECTIVES To analyze the steroid 5-alpha reductase type 2 gene (SRD5A2) in 2 siblings with severe male pseudohermaphroditism suspected to have 5-alpha reductase deficiency in a Turkish family. METHODS Two female siblings of a family with 7 children were referred to the urology department because of bilateral inguinal masses. The patients had presented(More)
Ciprofloxacin is a fluoroquinolone antibiotic that has a relatively low rate of occurence of adverse side effects. However, increasing evidences suggest that ciprofloxacin may cause unexpected severe liver damage. Especially, the risk of hepatotoxicity is significantly higher in elderly men receiving drug for a long time. In this article, 2 cases of(More)
OBJECTIVES To evaluate the diagnostic validity of quantitative measurement of residual cortical activity (RCA) in renal artery stenosis (RAS). METHODS In 45 patients with a high clinical likelihood of renovascular hypertension (RVH) and unimpaired renal function, dynamic imaging was performed after an intravenous bolus injection of 148 MBq (99m)Tc MAG3(More)
OBJECTIVE To discuss the currently used graft materials in Peyronie's surgery. METHODS A MEDLINE search was conducted till the end of September 2006 on the surgical treatment of Peyronie's disease, and all aspects of the graft materials used for Peyronie's surgery were examined. RESULTS Currently available interposing graft materials may be classified(More)
There are only a few reports about immunologic evaluation of neonates who have been exposed to immunosuppressive drugs during fetal life. We followed up immunoglobulins, T, B and natural killer (NK) cell levels in an infant of a kidney transplant recipient who has been exposed to cyclosporine, azathioprine, and prednisolone during his fetal life. B-cell(More)
PURPOSE Aging in men is characterized by a moderate decrease in plasma testosterone (T) levels. However, the association between partial androgen deficiency of the aging male and clinical symptoms and the ideal screening test are controversial. In this study, we investigated the association between the androgen levels and erectile function, cognitive(More)
Sir: Traditional recommendations for the management of jaundice in term infants include starting phototherapy at indirect bilirubin levels of 14-15 mg/dl and performing exchange transfusion at 20 mg/dl [1]. In recent years Newman and Maisels [3] suggested new guidelines for the treatment of neonatal jaundice in normal term infants. They reported that(More)