Bernas Altintaş

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Suboptimal use of non-vitamin K antagonist oral anticoagulants Results from the RAMSES study Özcan Basaran, MD ∗ , Volkan Dogan, MD, Osman Beton, MD, Mehmet Tekinalp, MD, Ahmet Cagri Aykan, MD, Ezgi Kalaycioglu, MD, Ismail Bolat, MD, Onur Tasar, MD, Özgen Safak, MD, Macit Kalcik, MD, Mehmet Yaman, MD, Sinan İnci, MD, Bernas Altintas, MD, Sedat Kalkan, MD,(More)
Carotid artery plaque ulceration (PU) is known to be associated with cerebrovascular events (CVE). Even within euthyroid ranges, thyroid function has been reported to be associated with carotid atherosclerosis. However, the relationship between thyroid function and carotid PU remains unclear. Our aim was to determine the relationship between thyroid(More)
AIM The pathophysiology of slow coronary flow (SCF) involves atherosclerosis, small vessel dysfunction, platelet function disorders, and inflammation. It has been known that eosinophils also play a significant role in inflammation, vasoconstriction, thrombosis, and endothelial dysfunction. We propose to evaluate the relationship between eosinophilia and(More)
BACKGROUND Hyperglycemia is common after cardiac surgery in both diabetic and nondiabetic patients and is associated with increased morbidity and mortality. Association between nadir hematocrit levels on cardiopulmonary bypass (CPB) and postoperative hyperglycemia is not clear. This study was carried out to determine the relationship between nadir(More)
Objectives. Coronary collateral circulation (CCC) may limit the size of right ventricular (RV) infarcts but does not fully explain the relationship between CCC and clinical adverse events in patients with inferior STEMI. In this study, it was aimed to assess the relationship between preintervention angiographic evidence of CCC and clinical outcomes in(More)
This study aimed to investigate the potential misuse of novel oral anticoagulants (NOACs) and the physicians' adherence to current European guideline recommendations in real-world using a large dataset from Real-life Multicenter Survey Evaluating Stroke Prevention Strategies in Turkey (RAMSES Study).RAMSES study is a prospective, multicenter, nationwide(More)
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