Huseyin Savas Gokturk

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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)
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)
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)
BACKGROUND/AIM To investigate the early effects of peginterferon alpha-2b plus ribavirin therapy on blood pressure and related cardiovascular risk parameters, and also insulin resistance in patients with chronic hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection. METHODOLOGY Twenty-nine patients with chronic hepatitis C (CHC) were enrolled in the study. Twenty-four hour(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 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)
The aim of the study was to compare 3 stool antigen tests for diagnosis of Helicobacter pylori infection in adult patients with dyspeptic complaints before eradication therapy. We compared 2 enzyme immunoassays (EIAs: Premier Platinum Helicobacter pylori Stool Antigen [HpSA] Plus and Helicobacter pylori Antigen [Hp Ag]) and one immunochromatographic assay(More)
OBJECTIVE The purpose of this study was to noninvasively estimate disease activity and liver fibrosis in patients with nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) using anthropometric and biochemical characteristics and the C-methionine breath test (MeBT). METHODS A total of 164 patients with histologically proven NAFLD and 56 healthy controls were included(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)