Ibrahim Oztura

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STUDY DESIGN Magnetic lumbar stimulation was used to detect spinal nerve degeneration in patients with lumbar spinal stenosis (LSS). OBJECTIVE To evaluate delays in the motor conduction time in the cauda equina of patients with LSS. SUMMARY OF BACKGROUND DATA Previous studies suggested a bilateral slowing of motor conduction in the cauda equina in LSS.(More)
The authors evaluated basic sleep architecture and non-rapid eye movement (NREM) sleep alterations in drug-naïve attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) children without psychiatric or other comorbidities. This cross-sectional case-control study included 28 drug-naïve children with ADHD and 15 healthy controls. This subjective studies revealed that(More)
Congenital myasthenic syndromes are a genetically and phenotypically heterogeneous group of hereditary disorders affecting neuromuscular junction. Mutations in the gene encoding choline acetyltransferase cause presynaptic defects. The missense mutation I336T has been identified in Turkish population, and most of the cases carrying this mutation present with(More)
Neuromuscular disorders are caused by the primary involvement of the motor unit. In these patients, sleep-disordered breathing (SDB) due to respiratory muscle weakness is often encountered during sleep. Because there is a tendency to overlook this disorder, all patients with neuromuscular disorders should be questioned about SDB. Overnight polysomnography(More)
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