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An epidemic of silicosis among former denim sandblasters
Sandblasting denim using silica has emerged as a new cause of silicosis in Turkey. Following the discovery of several cases of silicosis in (young) workers who used this process, the frequency and… Expand
Barometric pressure and the incidence of pulmonary embolism.
OBJECTIVES Reports in the literature suggest that weather changes may play a role in venous thrombotic disease. An increase in patients with pulmonary embolism (PE) during the spring season led us to… Expand
Silicosis Caused by Sandblasting of Jeans in Turkey: A Report of Two Concomitant Cases
Silicosis is a fibrotic disease of the lungs caused by inhalation, retention, and pulmonary reaction to crystalline silica. Crystalline silica exposure is widespread, and silica sand is an… Expand
Incidence and clinicopathologic features of primary lung cancer: a North-Eastern Anatolia region study in Turkey (2006-2012).
- E. Demirci, F. Daloğlu, C. Gundogdu, M. Calik, S. Sipal, M. Akgun
- Asian Pacific journal of cancer prevention…
BACKGROUND Lung cancer is the most frequent cancer among men and second highest among women overall, including in Turkey. Cigarette smoking is the most important etiologic factor for the development… Expand
Comparison of the Efficacy of Nebulised Budesonide with Parenteral Corticosteroids in the Treatment of Acute Exacerbations of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
ObjectiveTo compare the efficacy and safety of nebulised budesonide and systemic corticosteroid in the treatment of acute exacerbations of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease… Expand
Medical image. Silicosis due to denim sandblasting: multidetector CT findings.
Silicosis in Turkish denim sandblasters.
- M. Akgun, A. Mirici, E. Ucar, M. Kantarci, O. Araz, M. Gorguner
- Occupational medicine
- 1 December 2006
BACKGROUND Sandblasting of jeans in small Turkish workshops has recently been recognized as a cause of silicosis. CASE SERIES Between August 2004 and March 2006, we admitted 16 young men with a… Expand
The Effect of Nebulized NaHCO3 Treatment on “RADS” Due to Chlorine Gas Inhalation
- S. Aslan, H. Kandiş, M. Akgun, Z. Çakir, T. Inandi, M. Görgüner
- Inhalation toxicology
- 1 January 2006
Chlorine is one of the most common substances involved in toxic inhalation. As with all irritant gases, the airway injuries caused by chlorine gas may result in clinical manifestations similar to… Expand
Stereological evaluation of liver volume in living donor liver transplantation using MDCT via the cavalieri method
- C. Duran, B. Aydinli, +7 authors S. S. Atamanalp
- Liver transplantation : official publication of…
- 1 May 2007
In living donor liver transplantation (LDLT), obtaining the precise volume of the graft is very important to decrease volume‐related postoperative complications, especially in cases with suspected… Expand
Two different dosages of nebulized steroid versus parenteral steroid in the management of COPD exacerbations: A randomized control trial
- E. Ucar, O. Araz, +5 authors M. Akgun
- Medical science monitor : international medical…
- 28 March 2014
Background The study aimed to compare the efficacy and safety of nebulized steroid (NS) with systemic corticosteroids (SC) and to determine optimal NS dose in the treatment of patients with COPD… Expand