Gülsen Ozdemir

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BACKGROUND High levels of homocysteine and oxidative stress are known to be associated with premature vascular disease in type 2 diabetes mellitus (DM). The aim of this study was to estimate homocysteine levels and oxidant-antioxidant status and to determine the relationship between them in type 2 diabetic patients with and without microalbuminuria. (More)
OBJECTIVE To evaluate risk factors for ocular surface disorders and tear dysfunction in patients with type 2 diabetes. STUDY DESIGN AND METHODS This prospective case controlled study included 41 patients with type 2 diabetes and 20 healthy subjects as the control group. All subjects underwent routine ophthalmic examination, tear film break-up time (BUT)(More)
BACKGROUND We compared the efficacy and safety of articaine 2% with a mixture of lidocaine 2% and bupivacaine 0.5% without hyaluronidase for peribulbar anaesthesia in cataract surgery. METHOD In this double-blind randomized clinical study, 58 cataract patients were allocated to receive either articaine 2% with epinephrine 1:200 000 or a mixture of equal(More)
OBJECTIVE To present a case with nonalcoholic Wernicke's encephalopathy (WE) developing astasia and optic neuropathy as major sequelae. CLINICAL PRESENTATION AND INTERVENTION A 47-year-old woman developed WE following operation for pyloric stenosis. She received total parenteral nutrition before and after operation, but on the second postoperative day she(More)
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