Cahfer Güloğlu

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A 39-year-old man was admitted with a stab wound to left lower neck. Chest X-ray revealed a left hydropneumothorax. Thoracentesis was performed and analysis of the fluid revealed chyle. Patient was treated conservatively by closed chest drainage and total parenteral nutrition. On the basis of this clinical report and review of the literature, it is(More)
AIM This study was conducted to determine the biological effects of acute poisoning, the nature of agents involved and the pattern of poisoning in Diyarbakir City, in the Southeast Anatolian region of Turkey, during 2000. METHOD Hospital records of all admissions to the Emergency Department (ED) of Dicle University Hospital following acute poisoning were(More)
BACKGROUND In this study, we planned to determine the factors affecting the mortality, and morbidity of electrical injuries. METHODS Medical records of 165 patients (126 males; 39 females; mean age 21.1 years; range 2.5 to 62 years), who were admitted to the Emergency Department of Dicle University School of Medicine for electrical injuries, between(More)
BACKGROUND Falls from height are among the most common trauma cases presenting to emergency departments and often cause mortality and morbidity. In the present study, we aimed to determine the factors that effectively reduce mortality caused by falls from height. METHODS Data from 2252 trauma patients who presented to Dicle University Emergency Service(More)
PURPOSE High falls from flat-roofed houses are a common cause of death and disability in the south-east part of Turkey; the aim of this study was to describe our experience of such falls seen over a 4-year period in Diyarbakir. METHODS One thousand six hundred and forty-three patients (570 females and 1073 males) who sustained injuries after an accidental(More)
OBJECTIVE We measured the levels of neutrophil activating peptide-2 (NAP-2) and pentraxin-3 (PTX-3) in acute coronary syndromes (ACS) patients and compared their diagnostic accuracy with cardiac troponin I (cTnI). METHODS We conducted a prospective cohort study to determine the diagnostic accuracy of PTX-3, NAP-2 and cTnI for the prediction of ACS.(More)
The present study reports a thorough investigation of the sociodemographic characteristics, clinical findings, and treatment of persons affected acutely by chlorine gas exposure from a chlorine tank belonging to the municipality of Diyarbakir. One hundred six persons were assessed. In this cross-sectional study, 58 patients were male and 48 were female.(More)
This study investigated D-dimer levels in 241 patients admitted to the emergency department with sudden-onset chest pain. The patient group included those diagnosed with acute coronary syndrome (ACS; i.e., unstable angina pectoris [USAP], non-ST elevated myocardial infarction [NSTEMI], ST-elevated myocardial infarction [STEMI]); the control group included(More)
BACKGROUND Burns continue to be responsible for significant morbidity and mortality in developing countries. In this study we aimed to determine the factors affecting mortality and epidemiological data by examining the records of burned patients. METHOD The hospital records of 980 patients who were hospitalised in the Burns Unit at Dicle University(More)