Betul Bahadir

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BACKGROUND Kaposi's sarcoma is a multicentric, low-grade, vascular neoplasia. Human herpesvirus 8 is associated with all epidemiological forms of KS and has been shown in vitro to induce the tyrosine receptor kinase c-Kit in infected cells. AIM To investigate the expression of c-Kit in cases of classic KS and to clarify its association with(More)
OBJECTIVE Midazolam, propofol and fentanyl were compared in terms of sedation during cataract extraction. Hemodynamic parameters, sedation level, postoperative satisfaction, and side effects were investigated. METHODS The study was carried out in Hacettepe University Hospitals Ophthalmology Operating Theatres in 2005. The patients received only midazolam(More)
16041 Background: 600 patients diagnosed as having cancer between years 2000-2005 at Zonguldak Karaelmas University were evaluated. METHODS All information pertaining to patient characteristics were retrieved from files of the Pathology and Medical Oncology Departments. RESULTS 383 (63,83%) were male and 217 (36,17%) were female. The most common(More)
OBJECTIVE Immunosuppression is directly related to the degree of trauma. The aim of this study is to compare the effects of low and high intra-abdominal pressure on immune response in moderate surgical trauma. METHODS Twenty-two patients, scheduled for laparoscopic cholecystectomy, were randomly allocated to one of 2 groups according to intra-abdominal(More)
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