Mehmet Fevzi Ozkaynak

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We reviewed the spectrum of infections due to nontuberculous mycobacteria (NTM) in children with leukemia. Three children acquired such infections. One patient developed pneumonia after the cessation of chemotherapy when Mycobacterium xenopi was identified in his lung biopsy specimen. He required 2 years of treatment with antituberculous agents and(More)
This prospective, double-blind, randomized study compares the antiemetic efficacy of an equivalent dose of ondansetron administered as a single high dose or as multiple standard doses in pediatric oncology patients. Thirty-one chemotherapy-naive patients were randomized at diagnosis to receive either single high-dose ondansetron (0.6 mg/kg, maximum dose 32(More)
Diamond-Blackfan anemia (DBA) is associated with congenital anomalies especially of the midline. When present, facial anomalies are reminiscent of Treacher-Collins syndrome, and both DBA and Treacher-Collins syndrome are disorders of ribosomal biogenesis. Herein, we describe a female infant with multiple midline defects associated with DBA and reaffirm the(More)
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