Ilhan Korkmaz

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OBJECTIVE The objective of this study was to present special clinical and laboratory features of 294 cases of mushroom poisoning. MATERIALS AND METHODS In this retrospective study, 294 patients admitted to the Pediatric and Adult Emergency, Internal Medicine and ICU Departments of Cumhuriyet University Hospital were investigated. RESULTS Of 294 patients(More)
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the effect of hyponatraemia on pulmonary thromboembolism mortality rates. METHODS The retrospective study was conducted at the Cumhuriyet University Medicine Faculty's Emergency Department, and involved the analysis of records related to all patients who were diagnosed with acute pulmonary thromboembolism between January 2005 and(More)
BACKGROUND Intoxication due to quail consumption is rarely seen. Such a toxicological syndrome (also called coturnism) occurs during the migration of quails from north to south, when they consume hemlock seeds. The clinical symptoms and laboratory results are indicative of acute rhabdomyolysis. OBJECTIVES Acute rhabdomyolysis has a wide range of(More)
BACKGROUND & OBJECTIVES Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever (CCHF) is a viral infection typically transmitted by tick bite. This study is to define the level of heparan sulphate (HS) in serum/urine since HS may play a role in the pathogenesis of hemorrhagic events in the patients with CCHF. METHODS In this study, the patient group consisted of 79 cases with a(More)
BACKGROUND In this study, we compared the anatomical, and physiological scoring systems trauma revised injury severity score (TRISS), revised trauma score (RTS), injury severity score (ISS), new injury severity score (NISS) to each other, to find out the most accurate and reliable trauma score for the risk classification of morbidity and mortality among the(More)
Objective: The present study was designed to analyse the effect of ST segment changes in aVR lead and the well-known risk factors in ST-segment elevated myocardial infarction (STEMI) patients. Materials and Methods: A total of 250 patients who were admitted between 2009 and 2010 with STEMI and ≥1 mm ST-segment elevation in aVR lead were enrolled in the(More)
Objective: Trauma is one of the most important reasons of death in the pediatric age group. The aim of this study is to analyze the relation between the trauma type, trauma time, and the way of arrival to the hospital and to examine the causes of traumatic etiology and outcomes in the 0-6 age group (pre-primary) of trauma cases in our state. Material and(More)
Diabetes mellitus (DM) is associated with platelet dysfunction. In diabetic patients, alterations in platelet functions, especially increased platelet agregation, have been suggested to cause increasing in cardiovascular morbidity and mortality or in accelaretion of athersclerotic process. In this study, we aimed to investigate the platelet aggregation(More)
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