Emine Canyılmaz

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BACKGROUND Myocardial fibrosis is a well-known side effect of radiotherapy. Fragmented QRS (fQRS) has been shown to be a marker of myocardial fibrosis. We postulated that radiotherapy induces development of fQRS in breast cancer patients. PATIENTS AND METHODS Breast cancer patients receiving locoregional radiotherapy were enrolled. Patients who had fQRS(More)
BACKGROUND We reviewed clinical characteristics, treatment outcomes, local and distant failure and prognostic factors in patients with salivary gland carcinoma treated with surgery and postoperative radiotherapy. MATERIALS AND METHODS We retrospectively reviewed 75 patients with salivary gland cancer. 69 (%92) patients had cancer of the parotid gland, 3(More)
INTRODUCTION Increased thromboembolic disorders and chemotherapy-induced thromboembolic events are well known phenomena in patients with breast cancer. Antithrombin III (AT III) inactivates thrombin, resulting in increased thrombin-antithrombin (TAT) levels. Activated factor X cleaves prothrombin and thrombin, resulting in increased levels of prothrombin(More)
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