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AIM To evaluate the neuroprotective activity of systemically administered edaravone in early and late stage of experimental glaucoma in rats. METHODS In this study, 60 Wistar albino rats were used. Experimental glaucoma model was created by injecting hyaluronic acid to the anterior chamber once a week for 6wk in 46 of 60 subjects. Fourteen subjects(More)
To investigate the short-term effect of single intravitreal aflibercept injection on retrobulbar blood flow in patients with neovascular age-related macular degeneration (nAMD). Twenty eyes of 20 patients with nAMD scheduled for single intravitreal aflibercept (Eylea®) injection and 20 fellow eyes (uninjected) were enrolled in this prospective(More)
BACKGROUND The aim of this study was to investigate the presence of persistent reflux flow on the first postoperative day using color Doppler sonography (CDS) in patients who had undergone sub-inguinal varicocelectomy, and to research the relationship between persistent reflux flow and recurrent varicocele. METHODS A total of 54 patients were included in(More)
OBJECTIVE To investigate the effects of topiramate on choroidal thickness and anterior chamber parameters using optical coherence tomography in the treatment of patients with migraine. METHODS A total of 22 eyes of 22 adults (12 females, 10 males) diagnosed with migraine and scheduled to topiramate treatment for pain control were recruited in this(More)
Central retinal artery occlusion (CRAO) is one of the serious ophthalmological emergencies with poor visual prognosis. Iloprost is a stable prostacyclin analogue and has prominent anti-edema, anti-inflammatory, vasodilatory, and antiagregant effects. The main objective of this work was to investigate iloprost as an alternative agent versus hyperbaric oxygen(More)
This study evaluated the macular ganglion cell–inner plexiform layer (GC-IPL) thickness using spectral-domain (SD) optical coherence tomography (OCT) in patients with chronic exposure to hydroxychloroquine (HCQ). A total of 90 patients (90 eyes) treated with HCQ for at least 5 years and normal controls were included in the study. A fundus examination,(More)
Subcutaneous emphysema is a very rare and good-natured complication after transurethral resection of prostate (TURP). It has been reported as colon perforation, diverticulitis, and bladder perforation associated complication previously. We report the first case of a wide subcutaneous emphysema due to microperforations of prostatic capsule, without a bladder(More)
Effects of nitrogen enrichment, plant litter removal and cutting on a species-rich Mediterranean calcareous grassland. Plant Biosystems 143:443-455. Bonet, A. 2004. Secondary succession of semi-arid Mediterranean old-fields in southeastern Spain: insights for conservation and restoration of degraded lands. Butterfly ecology and conservation of a site in the(More)
The purpose of this study is to evaluate the effects of eye traumas on mental health and quality of life of children, adolescents, and their parents. Medical records of 20 children and adolescents presented with blunt and open eye injuries between June 2009 and May 2014 were reviewed. Demographics of patients, timing and type of trauma, findings of initial(More)
AIM Iatrogenic vascular injuries due to spinal surgeries are rare but serious complications. Surgical management of these injuries is challenging with high morbidity rates. In this study we aim to present the results of endovascular management of iatrogenic vascular injuries due to spinal surgeries. MATERIAL AND METHODS We retrospectively reviewed 11(More)