H. Cahit Akin

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BACKGROUND/AIMS We sought to examine whether the presence of gallstone disease (GD) in patients with biopsy-proven nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) is associated with liver fibrosis and histological nonalcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH) score. METHODS We included 441 Turkish patients with biopsy-proven NAFLD. GD was diagnosed in the presence of(More)
OBJECTIVE Depression and anxiety are common disorders in inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). Our aim is to prospectively determine the effect of psychiatric treatment on scores for depression, anxiety, quality of life (QoL), and sexual dysfunction in an outpatient population diagnosed with IBD and also anxiety and/or depression disorder. PATIENTS AND(More)
Objective. The purpose of this study was to investigate the efficacy and safety of a new round insulated tip papillotome (r-ITP) as compared to that of the classic needle-knife sphincterotome (NKS) in difficult-to-cannulate endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP) patients. Materials and Methods. Patients with no exclusion criteria and an(More)
Interstitial pneumonitis is a rare but potentially fatal side effect occurring from 2 weeks to 16 weeks after the initiation of treatment with pegylated interferon alpha and ribavirin for chronic hepatitis C.Herein, we present a 68-year-old man with chronic hepatitis C virus infection who developed interstitial pneumonitis association with pegylated(More)
Overwhelming majority of the next generation wireless cellular networks are based on CDMA (Code Division Multiple Access) technologies, with various flavors such as CDMA2000, WCDMA and their variations. Compared to the existing cellular networks which are designed for voice-only applications, the upcoming networks will be capable of providing high(More)
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