Huseyin Savas Gokturk

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Background There are contradictory reports on Helicobacter pylori prevalence and its relationship to late complications of diabetes mellitus (DM). The aim of this study was to determine the prevalence of H. pylori infection in type 2 DM patients and to evaluate the relationship between H. pylori infection and the glycemic control, late complications.(More)
Heterotopic pancreas is the presence of an abnormally located focus of normally developed pancreatic tissue outside the boundaries of the orthotopic pancreas, without anatomical or vascular connections. Heterotopic pancreas is usually found incidentally and is generally asymptomatic. However, the lesion can become symptomatic depending on the size, location(More)
Dysphagia represents a difficulty in passage of solid or liquid foods from the oral cavity into the stomach and is considered as an alarm symptom of gastrointestinal system. It often indicates an organic disease and needs to be explained. In this paper, a case of 61-year-old man with posterior tongue abscess is presented.
We investigated the effectiveness of mechanical intestinal cleansing and antibiotic prophylaxis in preventing bacterial translocation (BT) during the Pringle maneuver in rabbits. Forty-eight rabbits were allocated to one of the following four groups: a control group (group 1); an antibiotic group, given 100 mg/kg intravenous ceftizoxime (group 2); a(More)
OBJECTIVES The need for colonoscopy is common among diabetic patients. However, there are no standards per se for bowel preparation in patients with type 2 diabetes. In this study, we evaluated the efficacy, safety, and tolerability of sodium phosphate (NaP), and the quality of bowel cleansing in relation to glycemic control and late complications. (More)
The multichannelled pylorus is a rare form of gastroduodenal fistula consisting of a fistulous communications between the gastric antrum and the duodenal bulb adjacent to the pylorus. It is commonly diagnosed endoscopically or with barium swallow studies since the clinical presentation is no different from other peptic disorders. A 52-year-old man presented(More)
BACKGROUND AND AIM Increased incidence of coronary vascular events in patients with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) is known. However, the association between coronary microvascular function and IBD has not been fully defined. We aimed to investigate whether coronary flow reserve (CFR) and left ventricular diastolic function were impaired in IBD patients.(More)
BACKGROUND The eradication rate of Helicobacter pylori with a standard triple regimen has been reported as being lower in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus (DM) than in those without DM. The aim of this study was to evaluate the efficacy and tolerability of 2 different H. pylori eradication regimens in patients with type 2 DM. METHODS Ninety-eight(More)
BACKGROUND Antimicrobial resistance in Helicobacter pylori infection is an important factor leading to failure of therapy. The aim of this study was to determine the eradication rate of H pylori in type 2 diabetes mellitus and to assess the effect of clarithromycin resistance on H pylori eradication. METHOD Fifty-six consecutive patients with type 2(More)
The need for colonoscopy is common among diabetics. In this study, we aimed to evaluate the effect of autonomous neuropathy on bowel preparation in type 2 diabetes mellitus (DM) patients. The study population consisted of 45 patients with DM and 48 non-diabetic, age- and sex-matched subjects. All colonoscopies were performed 5 h after the last dose of(More)