Mehmet Sait Doğan

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Being an extremely rare condition makes the diagnosis of pyridoxine-dependent seizures (PDS) difficult. Early diagnosis of PDS is very important to prevent unwanted clinical outcomes. Elevated levels of glutamate and decreased levels of y-aminobutyric acid (GABA) in the frontal and parietal cortices are detected in this disorder. Here we present an 18 year(More)
INTRODUCTION Malignant intracerebral nerve sheath tumor (MINST) is extremely rare and the origin is still unclear. The authors present the clinical, radiological, and pathological features of a malignant intracerebral giant nerve sheath tumor. CASE REPORT A giant tumor in the right frontotemporoparietal lobes causing a midline shift was detected in a(More)
AIM This was to investigate if dental restorations on human, dog and bovine primary teeth are equitable for microleakage analysis, and the respective marginal adaptation deficiency in in vitro conditions. MATERIALS AND METHODS In order to determine the level of microleakage in Class V poly acid-modified composite restorations of human, dog and bovine(More)
OBJECTIVE Our aim was to detect whether there is any change in apparent diffusion coefficients (ADC) levels in different sites of the brain, particularly in areas associated with the vision, in diabetic patients with retinopathy by measuring diffusion-weighted imaging (DWI). MATERIALS AND METHODS Conventional magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) and DWI of(More)
BACKGROUND Ultrasound is as a noninvasive method commonly used in the work-up of thyroid nodules. This study aimed to evaluate the usefulness of sonographic and elastosonographic parameters in the discrimination of malignancy. PATIENTS AND METHODS 150 thyroid nodules were evaluated by gray-scale, Doppler and elastosonography. The cytological analysis(More)
To the editor We read the article entitled 'Cognitive impairment in heart failure patients' by Leto, et al. [1] with great interest. In this review, they demonstrated pathophysiological determinants of cognitive impairment in heart failure (HF) population. HF prevalence is increasing in the general population throughout the world. As HF is a complex(More)
To the Editor In a recent issue of Journal of Geriatric Cardiology, we read the article by LIU, et al. with interest. [1] They aimed to investigate whether red cell distribution width (RDW) had a relationship with mortality in elderly patients after percuta-neous coronary intervention (PCI). The authors concluded that, RDW is an independent predictor of the(More)
OBJECTIVES Ivabradine is the first specific heart rate-lowering agent that has completed clinical development for stable angina pectoris. The aim of the present study was to investigate the effects of ivabradine therapy on P-wave duration, dispersion and QT duration, dispersion in coronary artery disease patients. METHODS AND RESULTS The study population(More)
Pastırma is a dry-cured meat product, produced from whole beef or water buffalo muscles. This study was carried out to investigate the effect of production stages (raw meat, after curing, after 2nd drying and pastırma) on the total lipid, neutral lipid, phospholipid and fatty acid composition of phospholipid fraction of pastırma produced from beef M.(More)
We read the article entitled Serum uric acid as a pro-gnostic marker in the setting of advanced vascular disease: a prospective study in the elderly by Stolfo, et al. [1] with great interest. The authors evaluated the association of serum uric acid (SUA) levels with adverse cardiovascular events and deaths in an elderly population affected by advanced(More)