Ayse Esra Tapci

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OBJECTIVE This study aims to explore the relation between childhood obesity and procoagulant and anticoagulant systems. METHOD Fifty-one obese children and 32 normal-weighted children with similar age and gender distribution and between ages of 5 and 16 years were recruited to the study. Antropometric measures of all subjects, existence of any(More)
We conducted this prospective randomized trial of intravenous immunoglobulin (IVIG) treatment in children with newly diagnosed immune thrombocytopenic purpura (ITP) to compare the efficacy of IVIG to standard and higher doses of anti-D IVIG. Seventy-eight patients who were previously untreated and between the age of 1 and 18 years with newly diagnosed acute(More)
The aim of this study was to investigate the effects of thyroid hormone deficiencies in childhood on the elements of coagulation proteins. Consecutive 54 children with hypothyroidism and 55 healthy controls aged 1 month-16 years were enrolled. One year after Na-L-thyroxine treatment, the study parameters were reevaluated. Thyroid function tests,(More)
OBJECTIVE The aim of this study is to evaluate how fish oil supplementation in children affects platelet function tests in vitro. MATERIALS AND METHODS The study included 62 children (20 healthy children without any medications and 42 healthy children who volunteered to take fish oil supplementation) aged between 2 and 12 years. In the group of children(More)
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