Fahrettin Öz

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OBJECTIVES Factors contributing to arteriopathy in patients with Turner syndrome (TS) remain unclear. We assessed arterial stiffness in young, normotensive patients with TS and correlated arterial stiffness with vascular biomarkers, GH treatment and oestrogen exposure. Sixty-one patients with TS (mean age, 12·6 years; range 6·6-21·3 years) were matched for(More)
OBJECTIVE Energy drinks (EDs) are widely consumed products of the beverage industry and are often chosen by teenagers and young adults. Several adverse cardiovascular events and malignant cardiac arrhythmias following consumption of EDs have been reported in the literature. Several studies have suggested that the interval from the peak to the end of the(More)
Behçet’s syndrome is chronic, systemic and inflammatory disorder and is characterized by aphthous stomatitis, genital ulcers, and ocular lesions. Vascular involvement usually affects the veins more commonly than the arteries, and coronary arterial involvement is extremely rare. A 49-year-old man presented to our institution with a prolonged retrosternal(More)
Fracture of the IVUS catheter is very rare and, but when occurs they may lead to life-threating complications, such as embolization, thrombus formation and perforation. A 58-year-old man who had history of smoking, dyslipidemia and type II diabetes mellitus presented with an inferior ST-elevation myocardial infarction and underwent emergent coronary(More)
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