Harun Aydoğan

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BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVE Oxidative stress is believed to play a role in the development of preeclampsia (PE). It is known that an increased cystatin C level is also associated with PE. The aim of this study was to investigate the relationship between oxidative stress parameters and cystatin C levels in patients with severe PE. MATERIAL AND METHODS(More)
OBJECTIVE The aim of our study was to compare propofol with propofol-ketamine combination for sedation and also to compare related complications in children undergoing auditory brainstem response (ABR) testing. METHODS Sixty ASA I-II patients aged between 1 and 13 years of age were sedated for ABR testing. Propofol 1.5mg/kg was used in group P (n=30), and(More)
Propofol and ketamine have become progressively popular in electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) anesthesia, although propofol shortened seizure duration and ketamine might cause cardiotoxicity, psychotic episodes, and delayed recovery. Ketofol is a combination of ketamine and propofol, and the current study was designed to evaluate the effect of ketamine,(More)
To the Editor: We read with great interest the article by Hoshi et al. [1] dealing with the recovery time from neuromuscular blockade induced by rocuronium combined with sugammadex versus succinylcholine during electroconvulsive therapy (ECT). Sugammadex has recently been introduced as a fast-acting, selective relaxant-binding agent that was specifically(More)
The aim of this retrospective study is to evaluate the upper and the lower extremity amputations with regard to phantom pain, phantom sensation and stump pain. A questionnaire consisting of 23 questions was send to the patients who underwent upper or lower extremity amputation surgery between 1996- 2005. The patients were questioned for the presence of(More)
Klippel-Feil syndrome (KFS) has a classical triad that includes short neck, low hair line and restriction in neck motion and is among one of the congenital causes of difficult airway. Herein, we present a 26-day, 3300g newborn with KFS who was planned to be operated for correction of an intestinal obstruction. She had features of severe KFS. Anesthesia was(More)