Havva Erdem

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BACKGROUND The neuroanatomic and pathologic basis of Tourette's syndrome or related disorders such as obsessive-compulsive disorder and attention deficit-hyperactivity disorder remains unknown. Although a substantial body of neuroimaging and other data implicate basal ganglia and some point out specifically the globus pallidus in the etiopathogenesis of(More)
BACKGROUND The thoracic or thoracoabdominal aortic aneurysm surgery may cause spinal cord ischemia because of aortic cross-clamping and may result in severe postoperative complications caused by spinal cord injury. Ischemia/reperfusion injury may directly or indirectly be responsible for these complications. In this study we sought to determine whether(More)
The aim of this study was to investigate the relationship of AEG-1 and p53 with the prognostic parameters of renal cell carcinoma (RCC). In this study, 50 paraffin blocks were histopathologically diagnosed at the Department of Pathology of the Medical Hospital of Duzce University, between 2005 and 2011. The cases consisted of 24 clear cell (CC) and 26(More)
Most bladder tumors are derived from the urothelium. Benign mesenchymal tumors are rare. Leiomyomas account for less than 0.43% of all bladder tumors. Genitourinary leiomyomata may arise in any anatomic structure containing smooth muscle. They have been reported to involve single or multiple organs. Since they may also mimic malignant lesions, they should(More)
BACKGROUND Paraplegia due to ischemia/reperfusion (I/R) injury of the spinal cord is a devastating and undesired complication of thoraco-abdominal aortic surgery. Unidentified clots cause a variety of thromboembolic events and deteriorate the severity of ischemia. We investigated the effect of the degree of anticoagulation on spinal cord I/R injury and(More)
BACKGROUND Ischemia/reperfusion (I/R) injury is harmful to the cardiovascular system and is responsible for the inflammatory response and multiple organ dysfunctions. In this study we investigated the effect of activated clotting time level on the aortic cross-clamping triggers a systemic inflammatory response and it effects to lungs and heart. METHODS(More)
BACKGROUND Surgery of thoracoabdominal aortic aneurysms (TAAA) is associated with high incidence of serious complications. Ischemia/reperfusion (I/R) injury may be responsible for these complications. We investigated the effect of degree of anticoagulation on remote organ I/R injuries and whether heparin is protective against I/R injury in addition to its(More)
Langerhans cell histiocytosis (LCH) is a relatively rare disorder, accounting for less than 1% of all os-seous lesions. LCH involving bone has been reported in a wide age distribution ranging from the first few months to the 8th decade of life.[1] Pain and swelling of the affected area occur most commonly. Other findings are related to the bone involved.(More)
BACKGROUND The common purpose of almost all methods used to treat the osteochondral injuries is to produce a normal cartilage matrix. However current methods are not sufficient to provide a normal cartilage matrix. For that reason, researchers have studied to increase the effectiveness of this methods using chondrogenic and chondroprotective molecules in(More)
OBJECTIVES Ischemia modified albumin (IMA) levels significantly increased and may be used as a diagnostic marker in ovarian torsion. The aim of this study is to investigate whether there was any correlation between IMA levels and histopathologic changes in experimental ovarian torsion. MATERIAL AND METHODS Fourteen Sprague-Dawley rats, each weighing(More)