Levent Oğuzkurt

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Moyamoya syndrome (MMS) is a progressive disorder. We report a 19-year-old boy with beta-thalassemia who presented with a left hemiparesis. Brain MRI showed old middle cerebral artery and left frontal subcortical white matter infarcts. Brain magnetic resonance angiography and digital subtraction angiography revealed occlusion of the bilateral internal(More)
OBJECTIVE Haematopoietic stem cell recipients need central venous catheters (CVCs) for easy administration of intravenous fluid, medications, apheresis, or dialysis procedures. However, CVCs may lead to infectious or non-infectious complications such as thrombosis. The effect of these complications on transplantation outcome is not clear. This manuscript(More)
To the Editor, Percutaneous vertebroplasty (PVP) is a procedure in which bone cement is injected into vertebrae under fluoroscopic guidance. It was reported to be effective and safe for the treatment of back pain due to compression fractures of the spine [1,2]. As PVP has been successfully used to treat compression fractures of the spine in patients with(More)
PURPOSE To present a case of spontaneous aortic rupture in the course of mantle cell lymphoma and successful management with endovascular repair. CASE REPORT A 69-year-old woman presented with a cervical mass. The patient was found to have stage IIIA and Mantle Cell Lymphoma International Prognostic Index (MIPI) 4. She was placed in an intermediate-risk(More)
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