Mustafa Ümit Uğurlu

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The objective of this study was to determine the effects of three lairage times (24 h, 48 h and 72 h) on the meat quality of tame trained to lead Hungarian Simmental bulls subjected to long commercial transportation of approximately 1800 km. A total of 30 bulls, with an average age of 24 months, were used. During the lairage, bulls received 0.5 kg(More)
BACKGROUND/AIM The aim of this study was to investigate the relationship between familial Mediterranean fever and female sexual dysfunction and premenstrual syndrome. MATERIALS AND METHODS This study included 36 patients with familial Mediterranean fever and 33 healthy volunteers. Familial Mediterranean fever was diagnosed according to the Tel Hashomer(More)
OBJECTIVE The aim of this present study was to assess the impact of COX-2 over-expression on breast cancer survival. MATERIAL AND METHODS Non-metastatic invasive breast cancer patients who received adequate loco-regional and systemic treatments were evaluated. Patients' demographic, clinical, pathologic, and treatment-related and survival data were(More)
CONTEXT Proprioception is the basic element of the spontaneous control of movement, balance and joint stability. Therefore, it is necessary for the execution of walking and daily and sport activities. Loss of proprioception of the knee, which may cause a new injury, is important to evaluate the position sense of the joint during the rehabilitation period.(More)
BACKGROUND Early diagnosis of perforation in acute appendicitis (AA) allows surgeons to select the most appropriate treatment. The aim of the present study was to determine whether preoperative neutrophil-lymphocyte ratio (NLR) and mean platelet volume (MPV) could predict perforation in AA. METHODS Data collected from 413 consecutive patients with AA and(More)
OBJECTIVE Drugs subject to control (DSC) are commonly used in the preoperative, per-operative and postoperative periods. In this study, details of DSC use, that are required to be prescribed to green prescriptions (GP) or red prescriptions (RP), for a surgical diagnosis were evaluated. MATERIAL AND METHODS Controlled drug prescriptions (CDP) between(More)
“Tardive dyskinesia” (TD) denotes abnormal, involuntary movements of the tongue, jaw, trunk and extremities which develop after at least 3 months of exposure to a dopamine blocking agent. The symptoms either arise while under treatment, or may develop within 4 weeks of withdrawal from an oral agent. In either case; the symptoms should be present for at(More)
BACKGROUND/AIM Metabolic syndrome (MetS) is an important clinical issue in patients with schizophrenia, but its associated factors are still ambiguous. The aim of the present study was to test whether there are any associations between MetS and white blood cell (WBC) levels, liver enzymes, or sociodemographic variables. MATERIALS AND METHODS The study(More)
In the present study, prescribing behavior of general practitioners (GPs) was investigated in the example of childhood upper and lower respiratory-tract infections (URTIs and LRTIs). A face-to-face interview was performed with 352 parents admitted to seven primary health care centers for their children diagnosed with URTI or LRTI. Prescriptions (n=331)(More)