Jamshid Hamdard

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INTRODUCTION AND OBJECTIVE Colonic wall thickening is a common condition in a number of benignant and malignant diseases. This study investigated the accuracy of radiological diagnoses in patients diagnosed with colonic wall thickening using multislice CT (MDCT). MATERIALS AND METHOD Files of patients with colonic wall thickening diagnosed with 64-slice(More)
BACKGROUND Amikacin has the largest spectrum among aminoglycosides, its nephrotoxic effect limits its utilization. Our purpose in this study is to review the protective effect of dexpanthenol against the nephrotoxic effect of amikacin, accompanied with histopathological and biochemical parameters. METHODS 32 rats were randomly separated into four groups(More)
OBJECTIVE To investigate bone resorption and formation markers as well as bone mineral density in women with restless legs syndrome (RLS). METHODS This was a prospective cross-sectional case-control study involving drug-naive women with RLS and age- and body mass index (BMI)-matched female controls. Routine blood analyses, markers of bone formation,(More)
Acute phosphate nephropathy is a rare but serious type of kidney injury that commonly occurs after the use of bowel purgatives that contain oral sodium phosphate. Bowel purgatives are widely used to prepare patients for colonoscopy, but their use can cause acute or chronic kidney disease. Acute phosphate nephropathy is a type of crystal nephropathy(More)
OBJECTIVE To investigate platelet functions and measure soluble CD40 ligand, soluble P-selectin, beta-thromboglobulin and platelet factor 4 levels in the blood of heterozygous beta thalassemia patients. METHODS The cross-sectional case-control study was conducted at Bezmialem Vakif University, Istanbul, Turkey, between September 2013 and April 2014, and(More)
Chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL) is a malignancy characterized by clonal proliferation and accumulation of B lymphocytes. Although leukaemic infiltration of the kidney is well recognized in CLL, acute renal failure (ARF) due to leukaemic infiltration is extremely rare. Here we present a case of ARF as the initial manifestation of CLL. The diagnosis was(More)
Behçet's disease is an inflammatory disease of unknown etiology which involves recurring oral and genital aphthous ulcers and ocular lesions as well as articular, vascular, and nervous system involvement. Focal segmental glomerulosclerosis (FSGS) is usually seen in viral infections, immune deficiency syndrome, sickle cell anemia, and hyperfiltration and(More)
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