Ayşen Terzi

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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 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)
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)
A 38-yr-old woman with a history of malignant melanoma (MM) presented with a thyroidal nodule. Fine needle aspiration biopsy of the thyroid was consistent with metastatic MM. The patient underwent thyroidectomy: microscopic examination revealed a follicular carcinoma nodule harboring a focus of metastatic melanoma. On review of the fine needle aspiration(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)
The authors report the case of a 4-year-old boy who presented with unilateral ptosis and a mass lesion of palpebral conjunctiva of the left upper eyelid, that had been present for 2 weeks, and had rapidly enlarged. The lesion was salmon colored and was easily distinguished from the conjunctiva. There was no obvious orbital extension in the MRI studies.(More)
Angiosarcoma is a rare primary malignant mesenchymal tumor of the liver. The prognosis of hepatic angiosarcoma is poor with an average life expectancy of 6 months after diagnosis. Diagnosing hepatic angiosarcoma is challenging because of nondiagnostic liver biopsy or specious history and radiologic presentation. We report 2 cases with hepatic angiosarcoma(More)
OBJECTIVES The purpose of this study was to investigate the frequency and prognostic importance of acute cellular rejection after heart transplant. MATERIALS AND METHODS All 84 heart transplant patients at our center from January 1993 to January 2014, including all 576 endomyocardial biopsies, were evaluated with retrospective review of clinical records(More)