Gonca Handan Üstündağ

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BACKGROUND/AIMS In the present study, we aimed to investigate if partially hydrolyzed guar gum (PHGG) can be used safely as a fiber source for treatment of constipation in children and to compare its success with the most commonly used osmotic laxative, lactulose. METHODS A randomized prospective controlled study on 61 patients (partially hydrolyzed guar(More)
Angiodysplasia is a frequent cause of gastrointestinal bleeding in adults with chronic renal failure (CRF); however, there is no data about this association in children. The mechanism of this association is not known. We report a 4.5-year-old boy with CRF presenting with hematochezia due to colonic angiodysplasia. He was on hemodialysis for the previous 9(More)
Previous studies have suggested that inflammatory bowel disease is particulary frequent and severe in familial Mediterranean fever (FMF) families. An 8-month-old boy was admitted to our hospital with chronic bloody diarrhea, failure to thrive and high-grade fever. He was diagnosed as Crohn’s disease (CD) based on clinical, laboratory and histological(More)
Öz DOI: 10.4274/cayd.07269 J Pediatr Emerg Intensive Care Med 2016;3:15-20 Zühal Örnek1, İbrahim Etem Pişkin1, Mehmet Karacı2, Nazmiye Yüksek1, Cem Koray Fırat3, Gonca Handan Üstündağ1 1Bülent Ecevit University Faculty of Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, Zonguldak, Turkey 2Beykoz Public Hospital, Clinic of Child Health and Diseases, İstanbul, Turkey(More)
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