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OBJECTIVE Oxidative stress plays an important role in the pathogenesis of asthma. Recent data suggest that clinical indices of the patients with asthma may not correlate with the underlying inflammatory process. We aimed to measure the level of malondialdehyde (MDA), which is a marker of lipid peroxidation, a free radical-mediated process, before and after(More)
AIM Obesity is a major global public health problem. Previous drugs (dexfenfluramine and fenfluramine) used for the treatment of obesity have been withdrawn due to various cardiac side effects. Sibutramine is an anti-obesity agent. The purpose of this study was to assess cardiac valve disease and pulmonary artery pressure (PAP) of the patients who used once(More)
AIM To evaluate the epidemiologic, anatomic, and clinical features of open globe injuries in children. METHODS The medical files of patients under the age of 16 who had been operated for an open globe injury at Akdeniz University Hospital's Department of Ophthalmology were retrospectively evaluated. RESULTS A total of 90 patients were evaluated in this(More)
PURPOSE To report a case of unknown keratoconus presenting with bilateral simultaneous acute corneal hydrops. METHODS Case report. RESULTS A case of a 12-year-old male patient with Leber congenital amaurosis (LCA) presented with sudden whitening and lacrimation for 2 days in both eyes simultaneously. At the initial examination, there were bilateral(More)
PURPOSE To determine and report the demographic and clinical features of patients younger than 50 years with nonarteritic anterior ischemic optic neuropathy (NAION). MATERIAL AND METHODS In this comparative study, we retrospectively reviewed the medical records of 120 patients with NAION. Patients were divided into two groups according to their age; in(More)
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