Mithat Bahçeci

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OBJECTIVE Hypertrophic obesity correlates with metabolic complications of obesity. We evaluated adipocyte volume and its relationship with tumor necrosis factor alpha (TNF-alpha), interleukin-6(More)
OBJECTIVE To evaluate endothelial function with flow-mediated dilatation (FMD) and carotid intima media thickness (IMT) in young nonobese polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) patients. DESIGN(More)
CONTEXT Mutations in the proopiomelanocortin (POMC) gene that impair the synthesis or structure of POMC-derived peptides predispose to human obesity. OBJECTIVE Our objective was to identify and(More)
OBJECTIVE To evaluate serum lipid responses and insulin resistance to a high-fat content meal in patients with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS). DESIGN Controlled clinical study. SETTING Healthy(More)
Increased mortality due to atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease has been described in adult patients with hypopituitarism, although the precise underlying mechanisms remain undetermined. Various(More)
Baseline and stimulated nitric oxide (NO) levels were higher, whereas baseline arterial diameter, FMD-stimulated NO increment, and arterial dilatation ratio were lower in Sheehan syndrome (SS)(More)