Emel Örge Gönüllü

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It has been reported that renal stone formation increased in patients with ankylosing spondylitis (AS). However, its reason remains unclear. The aim of this study was to evaluate serially the possible risk factors for renal stone formation in AS patients. Two groups consisted of AS patients with renal stone (n = 30), AS patients without renal stone (n =(More)
OBJECTIVE Vascular events are a common complication in patients with polycythemia vera (PV) and essential thrombocythemia (ET). This study aimed to analyze the association between PAI-1 4G/5G and ACE I/D gene polymorphisms, and leukocytosis with thrombosis in patients with PV and ET. MATERIAL AND METHODS In total, 64 patients with ET and PV were(More)
Cup-like morphology is defined as cup-like nuclear invagination spanning ≥25% of the nuclear diameter in >10% of blasts. Studies have shown that FLT3 ITD and normal cytology are strongly associated with cup-like morphology in acute myeloid leukemia (AML) patients. Herein we describe a patient with cup-like blasts that was diagnosed and treated for common(More)
AIM Insulin resistance (IR) plays an important role in the development of cardiovascular events in rheumatoid arthritis (RA) patients. Adiponectin influences insulin sensitivity but its impact on IR in RA patients remains unclear. The present study aims to investigate the role of methotrexate (MTX) and low doses of prednisolone (LDP) on IR and adiponectin(More)
A 65 years old male patient admitted to the hospital with weakness and pain of the extremity muscles. He had tenderness widespread of the body and feel difficulty to move. He had coronary heart disease and hyperlipidemia. He was taking 267 mg of fenofibrate daily for 5 months and had influenza vaccine (Vaxigrip, Sanofi, Lyon, France) administration a week(More)
BACKGROUND The aim of this study was to clarify the effects of continuous passive motion (CPM) treatment on adhesive capsulitis (AC) in diabetes mellitus (DM) patients. METHODS Forty-one DM patients with AC were randomized to two treatment groups. The first group (n= 20) (CPM group) received CPM treatments; the second group (n= 21) had conventional(More)
  • Orijinal Makale, Otoimmün Tiroid, Hastal›klar›nda Lupus, Antikoagulan Pozitifli¤i, Emel Gönüllü, ‹lhan Tarkun
  • 2009
Objective: Autoimmune thyroid diseases are often concomitant with the other autoimmune diseases. In this study, our aim was to assess the presence of lupus anticoagulant, which is an antibody involved in the etiology of thrombosis, in patients with autoimmune thyroid diseases. Materials and Methods: A total of 118 thyroid patients and 54 healthy controls(More)
An effective treatment strategy for Felty syndrome (FS) has not been developed so far. In this article, three cases with FS, who responded to different treatment modalities, have been presented. Case 1 was a 52-year-old male patient who initially received methotrexate, and then, he was switched to granulocyte colony-stimulating factor (G-CSF) and(More)
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