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Vascular endothelial function in patients with slow coronary flow
BackgroundSlow coronary flow (SCF) in a normal coronary angiogram is a well-recognized clinical entity, but its etiopathogenesis remains unclear. DesignThe aim of the study was to determineExpand
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Prevalence of the metabolic syndrome in a Turkish adult population.
AIM The aim of the present study was to determine the prevalence of the metabolic syndrome using Adult Treatment Panel III (ATP III) criteria in Adana, a southern province of Turkey. METHODS TheExpand
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Plasma nitric oxide level and its role in slow coronary flow phenomenon.
Previous studies have suggested that microvascular abnormalities and endothelial dysfunction cause slow coronary flow (SCF). The objective of this study was to assess the plasma nitric oxide (NO)Expand
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Protective effect of melatonin on random pattern skin flap necrosis in pinealectomized rat
Abstract: Random pattern skin flaps are still widely used in plastic surgery. However, necrosis in the distal portion resulting from ischemia is a serious problem, increasing the cost of treatmentExpand
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High prevalence of diabetes in Adana, a southern province of Turkey.
OBJECTIVE To determine the prevalence of diabetes and glucose intolerance and their relationship with risk factors in Adana, a southern province of Turkey, where risk factors are more prominent,Expand
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Efficacy of allopurinol pretreatment for prevention of contrast-induced nephropathy: a randomized controlled trial.
BACKGROUND Contrast-induced nephropathy (CIN) remains a common complication of radiographic procedures. Radiocontrast agents can cause a reduction in renal function that may be due to reactive oxygenExpand
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Bone Loss During the Acute Stage Following Burn Injury
The aim of this study was to investigate the effect of burn injury on bone metabolism and bone densitometry in the early period. Twenty-one patients with >25% total body surface area (TBSA) burns andExpand
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Elevated plasma homocysteine levels in gestational diabetes mellitus
Objective.  This prospective study investigated the occurrence of hyperhomocysteinemia in a population of patients with gestational diabetes. The aim was to determine whether elevated plasmaExpand
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Is Low Blood Magnesium Level Associated With Hemodialysis Headache?
Objective.—The aim of this study was to evaluate the prevalence, demographic, clinical features, and possible risk factors for hemodialysis headache (HDH).
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Evaluation of Serum Lipid Profile in Turkish Patients with Chronic Hepatitis C
Aim: In this study we researched the effect of chronic hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection on serum lipid profile. Method: 28 patients (age average: 58.2±7.9 years) 17 of them women and 11 of them menExpand
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