Ayse Ebru Sakallioglu

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AIM The aim of this study was to describe information about burns that occur in children and adolescents in Turkey. PATIENTS AND METHODS The subjects were 362 patients whom were younger than 18 years who were treated at 3 burn centers in 2 different regions of Turkey between 1997 and 2005. The data collected for each case were age, gender, place of(More)
Blood group antigens are a group of carbohydrate determinants found on erythrocytes, phagocytes, lymphocytes and certain epithelial tissues including urothelium. There are several publications that defines enhanced bacterial adhesions due to genetic markers such as blood group types. The ABO–Rh blood group distribution of patients with UTI and Escherichia(More)
This study aimed to clarify the local and systemic immune responses at different burn depths. Thirty female Sprague-Dawley rats were divided into three groups: full-thickness (F), partial-thickness (P), and Sham (S). Burns were induced on three separate areas on the dorsums of rats. Serum levels of interferon (IFN)-gamma; tumor necrosis factor-alpha;(More)
BACKGROUND/PURPOSE The effects of locally administered low-dose epidermal growth factor in a steroid-inhibited wound healing were investigated in a rat model. METHODS Long-acting release of epidermal growth factor was enabled using microspheres embedded in gelatin sponge. Study groups consisted of 60 rats with 10 in each: colonic anastomosis only (C),(More)
The differential diagnosis and treatment of a 2-year-old boy with a left-sided cystic neck bulge enlarged in size while straining, coughing, and crying is presented. Contemporary diagnostic tools were of little value, whereas its location, variability in size, and consistency at physical examination played a major impact. Simple excision of the venous(More)
AIM The scrotum provides an appropriate environment for the testicles that is essential for spermatogenesis. The aim of this study was to investigate the severity of ultrastructural damage to the testicles after acute thermal injury. MATERIALS AND METHODS Twenty male Sprague-Dawley rats weighing 250+/-20g were randomly divided into four groups of five(More)
Polyunsaturated phosphatidylcholine (PP) is a soybean lecithin, whose oral supplementation prevents fibrosis and strictures in animal models. The purpose of the present study was to investigate the effect of PP on wound contraction using a model of skin burn injury. Thirty male Sprague-Dawley rats were randomly divided into three groups: control (C), just(More)
OBJECTIVES This study aimed to investigate the interaction between serum levels of TGF-beta and active-immune cell infiltration in burn wounds of various depths. MATERIALS AND METHODS Thirty female Sprague-Dawley rats were divided into three groups: full-thickness burns (F), partial-thickness burns (P), and no burns (S). After burn-induction, blood(More)
Neurofibromatosis 1 is an autosomal dominant disorder. Noonan's syndrome is known to be associated with neurofibromatoses. Patients with neurofibromatosis are predisposed to developing malignant tumors. The relationship between the genetic changes in the neurofibromin gene and mechanisms associated with tumor development in neurofibromatosis has been(More)
The article presents the case of an 18-month-old boy with major scald burns complicated by acquired F-X deficiency. On the 15th day of hospitalization, the patient developed sepsis and fever. He also exhibited bruxism, especially during the febrile episodes, which his permanent teeth to luxate and become mobile. Pedodontists decided that all the child's(More)