Ayse Inci Yildirim

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INTRODUCTION Central venous catheters (CVC) are used in the treatment of critically ill patients. Indications for placement of CVCs include hemodynamic monitoring, administration of intravenous fluids, medications and total parenteral nutrition. MATERIAL AND METHODS We investigated risk factors and effects of glycopeptide antibiotics on the development of(More)
AIMS Asymptomatic long-term cancer survivors treated with anthracycline were investigated for late anthracycline cardiotoxicity using dobutamine stress echocardiography (DSE) and tissue Doppler (TD) velocities. METHODS AND RESULTS The study comprised 20 asymptomatic patient and 18 healthy children as the control group. Twenty patients were divided into(More)
The aim of the study was to investigate the effects of urinary follicle-stimulating hormone (FSH) compounds on the electrical activity of myometrium using signal-processing techniques. Thirty animals were involved in the experiment. After two successive normal estrous cycles, 15 of these animals were put into three equal subgroups. Group 1 was the control;(More)
Velocardiofacial syndrome (VCFS), also known as "Shprintzen syndrome" or "22q11.2 deletion syndrome" is an autosomal dominant genetic disorder with a wide range of phenotypical findings. It is majorly characterized by cleft palate, dysmorphic face, conotruncal cardiac anomalies, growth retardation, neurologic disorders and learning disabilities. Our case(More)
BACKGROUND Propolis is a bee product widely used in folk medicine and possessing many pharmacological properties. In this study we aimed to investigate: i) the antiviral activities of Hatay propolis samples against HSV-1 and HSV-2 in HEp-2 cell line, and ii) the presence of the synergistic effects of propolis with acyclovir against these viruses. MATERIAL(More)
Thromboangiitis obliterans is an inflammatory disease possibly resulting from cigarette smoking as a primary etiologic factor, perhaps as a delayed type of hypersensitivity or toxic angiitis. As little is known about the pathogenesis of the disease, we aimed to determine novel antigens that might be responsible from the local inflammatory reactions and(More)
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