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The relationship between major depression and increased platelet activity has been previously stated by several studies. This study sought to test the relationship between mean platelet volume (MPV)--an indicator of platelet activity--and major depression, in an adult Turkish population sample. Respondents were 2286 participants interviewed in a regional(More)
The aim of this study is to evaluate in-house antibiotic use in a state hospital in Turkey with its cost, using the ATC/DDD index, which is an accepted standard method. This study was performed as a point prevalence study in a state hospital with 372 beds. All in-house patients using antibiotics on July 19, 2011 were included in the study. Indications for(More)
MCP-1 (pg/ml) 0 min 10 min 180 min 0 250 500 750 1000 Fig. 1. MCP-1 profile during haemodialysis (before, after 10 min and 180 min) with enoxaparin anticoagulation. concentration 8 h later (in that study heparin was used although the authors did not elaborate on that fact) [7]. The phenomenon that enoxaparin might reduce the circulating levels of MCP-1 may(More)
OBJECTIVES The aim of this study was to evaluate the relationship between inflammation and development of atrial fibrillation (AF) in patients with hyperthyroidism. METHODS A total of 65 patients with newly diagnosed hyperthyroidism, 35 of whom were in sinus rhythm and 30 of whom in AF. Thirty five age- and gender-matched patients in a control group were(More)
OBJECTIVE Knowledge about the inhibition of centrally located angiotensin-I (AT-I) receptors by highly lipophilic AT-I receptor blockers and its' effect are limited with experimental studies. Thus, we aimed to investigate the effect of Telmisartan on Inter-dialytic weight gain (IDWG) % and echocardiographic measurements in anuric hemodialysis (HD) patients.(More)
Fahr syndrome is a rarely seen disease which is preceded with calcinosis that consists as a result of Ca and P metabolism disorder at cerebellum thalamus and basal ganglia. It is characterized by neurodegenerative disorder. Deposition of Ca and several minerals can be seen at cranial ct. It has wide clinical course that indicates tetany to neuropsychiatric(More)
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