Ercan Nurcan Yilmaz

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Thoracic sympathectomy is effective in the permanent cure of primary axillary and palmar hyperhidrosis and facial blushing, which can be so troublesome for patients that their social and professional relations can be affected. Between October 1988 and April 1994, a total of 50 thoracic sympathectomies (10 surgical and 40 endoscopic) were performed on 5 and(More)
AIM To evaluate maternal and cord blood serum adropin concentrations in pregnant women with gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM). STUDY DESIGN Twenty pregnant women with GDM and 20 gestational age-matched healthy pregnant women participated in the study. Maternal serum and cord blood adropin levels were assessed using an enzyme immunosorbent assay, at the(More)
To assess maternal serum and cord blood apelin-36 and nesfatin-1 concentrations in pregnant women with and without gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM). Thirty pregnant women with GDM and 30 gestational age matched healthy pregnant subjects participated to the study. Maternal serum and cord blood nesfatin-1 and apelin-36 levels were measured with ELISA, at(More)
To evaluate the expression of c-kit (CD117) in endometrial hyperplasia and endometrial cancer. Expression of c-kit in 10 normal endometrium, 18 simple endometrial hyperplasia, 16 complex endometrial hyperplasia (10 cases with atypia and 6 cases without atypia), and 6 endometrial cancer were investigated by immunohistochemistry. c-Kit expression decreased as(More)
Along with the increasing number of smart home applications, the need for the education of those systems has been unavoidable. Smart homes are a building and occupy large area. It has a lot of special control systems, communication systems and wiring. Thus, education of smart home systems requires special laboratories. At the places where special(More)
The purpose of this study was to examine the effects of atorvastatin in the treatment of experimental endometriosis. Endometriosis was induced in 24 female rats. 4 weeks after the procedure dimensions of the foci were recorded. Rats were divided into three groups: in Group 1 (n = 8), a daily dose of 10 mg/kg atorvastatin was given for 14 days. In the second(More)
Gastroschisis is a rare anomaly and it is usually not associated with other syndromic or nonsyndromic anomalies. The first case of gastroschisis with aneuploidy (Turner syndrome) is presented. A fetal huge cystic hygroma was diagnosed by prenatal sonography at 12 weeks of pregnancy and chorionic villi sampling (CVS) was performed. Cytogenetic analysis(More)
Isolated sternal fractures are seen with an increasing frequency in traffic road accidents especially after the introduction of the seatbelt legislation. In most cases, the victims are young, otherwise healthy individuals. The medical records of all patients who were treated with a diagnosis of sternal fracture over the past 10 years were retrospectively(More)
OBJECTIVE To determine the role of endometrial concentrations of heavy metals (cadmium, lead, mercury and arsenic) in the aetiology of unexplained infertility. STUDY DESIGN Thirty-three women with unexplained infertility and 32 fertile women were recruited. Endometrial biopsies were collected during the putative window of implantation (cycle days 20-24).(More)
BACKGROUND The erosion of the early mortality advantage of elective endovascular aneurysm repair (EVAR) compared with open repair of abdominal aortic aneurysm remains without a satisfactory explanation. METHODS An individual-patient data meta-analysis of four multicentre randomized trials of EVAR versus open repair was conducted to a prespecified analysis(More)