Ayhan Dalkiliç

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INTRODUCTION The association between ambient temperature that the mother is exposed to during pregnancy and hypospadias has not been investigated by the studies, although the recent studies showed the correlation between some congenital malformations (congenital heart disease, neural tube defect, etc.) and ambient temperature. OBJECTIVE The aim was to(More)
Age-specific serum PSA reference ranges have recently been proposed to be more sensitive in young and more specific in elder patients. However, some conflicting results have been reported from different centers. In order to establish age-specific PSA reference ranges for our country, we measured the serum PSA levels of 400 healthy men over 40, between(More)
UNLABELLED BACKGROUND Recently, stem cells have been used to facilitate healing in animal models of renal failure induced by acute ischemic and nephrotoxic damage. Granulocyte colony-stimulating factor (G-CSF) has been reported to stimulate stem cell mobilization from bone marrow and these cells may contribute to renal repair. OBJECTIVES In the present(More)
INTRODUCTION We aimed to evaluate the long-term recurrence and progression rates in a Turkish population with high-grade Ta and T1 bladder cancer and to determine malign potential of high-grade Ta bladder cancer. METHODS 191 patients who had non-invasive bladder cancer were evaluated at a single institution between 2005 and 2010. Median follow-up was 55.6(More)
It is well known that the infections of AIDS, serum hepatitis and syphilis were transmitted by sexual contact. The sera of 66 prostitutes were investigated for determination of anti-HIV by ELISA, HBsAg by IHA and antibodies to syphilis by TPH methods in area of Elaziğ. The anti-HIV antibodies could not be detected in prostitutes, but HBsAg was positive in(More)
OBJECTIVES To investigate the safety of diagnostic ureteroscopy (dURS) in chronic hemodialysis patients. METHODS The data of chronic hemodialysis patients (group I) and the patients with normal estimated glomerular filtration rate (eGFR) (group II) who had dURS between 2004 and 2014 were analyzed retrospectively. eGFR, complications, and postoperative(More)
INTRODUCTION We assessed the effectiveness of ureteroscopy (URS) in proximal ureteral stones performed after shock wave lithotripsy (SWL) failure, and determined outcomes in terms of success rate, complications, and operation time. METHODS We analyzed data of patients with previous unsuccessful SWL (Group I) and the ones that did not have SWL or URS(More)
Dear Editor: We read the study ‘‘Combination of Extracorporeal Shockwave Lithotripsy and Ureteroscopy for Large Staghorn Calculi in a Pediatric Patient: Case Report’’ with great interest. Stone diseases in the pediatric population are an important clinical problem. The diseases are recurrent in nature, and they are generally related to metabolic anomalies.(More)
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