Namık Yaşar Özbek

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  • Namık Özbek
  • 2009
The aim of this review was to compile published data on factor V 1691 G-A alteration in a healthy Turkish population and also to stimulate the reporting of unpublished data, in order to create a map for factor V Leiden (FVL) in Turkey. From a total of 4276 healthy individuals from 26 different centers of Turkey, 345 FVL carriers (7.9%) were determined. FVL(More)
OBJECTIVE Posterior reversible leukoencephalopathy syndrome (PRES) is characterized by headache, altered mental status, cortical blindness, and seizures associated with neuroradiological findings. It involves predominantly white matter of the parieto-occipital lobes. Several medications and disorders play a role in the etiology of PRES. In this study, we(More)
OBJECTIVE This study analyzes the clinical and laboratory findings of children with primary hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis (HLH) followed in various referral centers of Turkey. METHODS A simple three-page questionnaire prepared by the Turkish Histiocyte Study Group was used for documentation of patient data. RESULTS Age at diagnosis varied from 0.6(More)
  • Namık Özbek
  • 2010
Transport of iron to tissues is of vital importance. Remarkable advances have been made concerning the mechanisms involving iron metabolism after its absorption. Studies assessing cellular and mitochondrial iron metabolism have resulted in interesting findings. This review highlights the recent advances in the mechanisms involving transport and delivery of(More)
In this study, we aimed to determine the effect(s) of G-CSF priming on graft and transplantation parameters and compare these findings with those obtained without priming. A total of 64 pediatric patients transplanted from HLA-matched family donors were enrolled in the study. Twenty-nine patients received G-CSF primed marrow (G-BM group) and 35 patients(More)
A one-year-old infant presented with recurrent perianal abscesses and pneumonia, and was diagnosed with chronic neutropenia. Treatment with granulocyte colony-stimulating factor (G-CSF) was initiated, and thrombocytopenia was detected three weeks later. The drug was discontinued but the patient's platelet count did not improve. A short course of high-dose(More)
PH is a rare condition with high mortality rate after pediatric HSCT. As clinical presentation is non-specific and may mimic other conditions, a high degree of suspicion is required for diagnosis. Here, we present a patient with stage-IV neuroblastoma who developed PAH after autologous HSCT. After exclusion of other causes of PH, we regarded that this(More)
©Copyright 2017 by Turkish Society of Hematology Turkish Journal of Hematology, Published by Galenos Publishing House A 12-year-old male patient diagnosed with congenital afibrinogenemia presented to our center with pain, swelling, and ecchymosis in his leg after trauma. His past medical history revealed that he had been diagnosed with afibrinogenemia(More)