Ayşen Terzi

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BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES The aim of this prospective, randomized, 1-year study was to compare the efficacy and safety of oral deferiprone (DFP) with those of combinations of parenteral desferrioxamine (DFO) with oral DFP. DESIGN AND METHODS A total of 24 patients with thalassemia major were randomized to receive one of the following two treatments; DFP(More)
Although histologic grading of meningiomas has prognostic and clinical implications, it is difficult in some cases to predict the outcome of patients. There have been several efforts to evaluate the use of different immunohistochemical markers for predicting meningioma prognosis. We analyzed the immunohistochemical expression of Ki-67, p53, p21, p16, and(More)
Cardioplegic arrest is one of the most common myocardial protection strategies. A wide variety of cardioplegic solutions are routinely being used. There is an ongoing discussion about the relative effectiveness of these solutions considering myocardial protection. This study aims to investigate the hypothesis that the use of(More)
BACKGROUND Uterine papillary serous adenocarcinoma (UPSAC) occurs 10-fold less frequently than endometrial carcinoma, and is referred to type 2 endometrial adenocarcinoma. The prognosis of UPSAC is worse than that of type I endometrial carcinoma. Herein we report what is only the second case of UPSAC, but it should prove to be more informative than the(More)
Invasive papillary carcinoma is a rare variant of breast cancer. We report an unusual case of invasive papillary carcinoma of the breast with high nuclear grade, brisk mitosis, necrosis, extensive apocrine differentiation, and intense lymphoplasmacytic infiltrate; additionally triple-negativity for estrogen and progesterone receptors and Her2 neu. The(More)
An 85-year-old male presented with painless bulging lesion over the cornea. Clinical history, diagnostic imaging studies, and histopathologic sections were evaluated. The patient clinically displayed an vascularized conjunctival lesion located at the superior bulbar conjunctiva with extension onto cornea covering 2/3 of his pupillary aperture superiorly.(More)
Traumatic neuromas of the biliary tract have occasionally been reported to cause strictures at the cystic duct stump as a late complication of cholecystectomy with common bile duct exploration. The incidence of symptomatic traumatic biliary neuroma appears to be low after orthotopic liver transplant, as only 25 patients have been described previously in the(More)
OBJECTIVES Posttransplant lymphoproliferative disorders are classified as monomorphic, polymorphic, early lesions, or Hodgkin lymphoma. Bone marrow staging examination is recommended in posttransplant lymphoproliferative disorder patients. However, information about bone marrow involvement in these disorders is scarce. We evaluated 19 transplant patients(More)
INTRODUCTION: Diabetes (DM) and chronic renal disease (CRD) are epidemic diseases with increasing prevalence. Wounds due to microangiopathy and macroangiopathy tend to heal slowly which can lead to severe morbidites such as amputations. High flap failure rates reported in the reconstruction of these wounds. Studies have shown increased flap viability by(More)