Mehmet Ali Şahin

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PURPOSE To compare the efficacy and safety of viscocanalostomy and trabeculectomy in patients with primary open-angle glaucoma (POAG). SETTING Department of Ophthalmology, Ankara Education and Research Hospital, Ankara, Turkey. METHODS In this prospective randomized trial, 50 eyes of 50 patients with medically uncontrolled POAG were randomized to have a(More)
OBJECTIVE The role of the serum soluble Fas (sFAS) system is unclear in diagnosis of several autoimmune rheumatic diseases although there are present contradictory reports on the levels of serum sFas. We therefore assessed levels of sFAS in serum of patients with autoimmune rheumatic diseases. PATIENTS AND METHODS We analyzed sFas levels and their(More)
  • İntratorasik Ekstrapulmoner, Olgunun Analizi, +9 authors Onur Genc
  • 2009
Results: The most common symptoms were cough and chest pain. The localization of the hydatid cysts were pleural space, chest wall, extrapleural region, mediastinum and diaphragm. The hydatid cysts were removed by the extirpation technique via thoracotomy in 29 patients and via sternotomy in four patients. The mean time of hospitalization was 7.2 days (3-17(More)
OBJECTIVE To assess the performance of the new 2012 provisional European League Against Rheumatism (EULAR)/American College of Rheumatology (ACR) polymyalgia rheumatica (PMR) clinical classification criteria in discriminating PMR from other mimicking conditions compared with the previous 5 diagnostic criteria in a multicenter prospective study. METHODS(More)
BACKGROUND The aim of the present study was to investigate the cardioprotective effect of Taurine on the donor hearts during cold ischemic period. METHODS 32 rats were divided into four groups (sham, taurine, ischemia, treatment group, 8 rats in each). All rats were fed with rat food for three weeks. Taurine and treatment groups were given a 200 mg/kg/day(More)
BACKGROUND Proanthocyanidin is a bioflavonoid known to have protective effect against oxidative injury. We investigated the cardioprotective effect of proanthocyanidin. MATERIAL/METHODS Thirty-two Rattus Norvegicus rats were categorized equally as the control group (CG), proanthocyanidin group (PCG), ischemia group (IG) and proanthocyanidin-treated group(More)
We report two cases of paraneoplastic remitting seronegative symmetrical synovitis with pitting edema (RS3PE) associated with prostatic adenocarcinoma. One of the patients was positive for Helicobacter pylori and the other had secondary bone metastases. In the latter, the clinical picture of RS3PE developed after surgical intervention for the primary(More)
Metastasis is a leading cause of mortality and morbidity in cancer. This process needs angiogenesis. The biology underlying cancer, metastasis, and angiogenesis has been investigated so as to determine the therapeutic targets. Invasive and metastatic cancer cells have undergone numerous genetic and epigenetic changes, manifested by cytoskeletal changes,(More)
Diabetes mellitus (DM) is a frequently encountered metabolic disease with chronic features and involves numerous complications throughout its course, which causes severe restriction and disability in an individual's life. It has been reported that the incidence of depression is higher in diabetic patients and that diabetes is one of the risk factors in the(More)