Nesibe Akyürek

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Diagnostic peritoneal lavage (DPL) is an accepted method for evaluating patients with suspected intra-abdominal injury, especially in those with blunt abdominal trauma for whom early operative intervention may be life-saving. To evaluate this method in blunt abdominal trauma victims, we prospectively studied 2010 patients with blunt abdominal trauma who(More)
OBJECTIVE The aim of this study was to identify which metabolic syndrome criteria (WHO or IDF) better reflect the presence of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) and to determine the prevalence of metabolic syndrome (MS) and NAFLD. METHODS Two hundred and seventeen obese children and adolescents, 8-15 years of age (body mass index >95 p), were(More)
OBJECTIVE Children with Turner syndrome (TS) have a specific growth pattern that is quite different from that of healthy children. Many countries have population-specific growth charts for TS. Considering national and ethnic differences, we undertook this multicenter collaborative study to construct growth charts and reference values for height, weight and(More)
Children with Turner syndrome (TS) have a broad range of later health problems, including an increased risk of cardiovascular morbidity and mortality. The aim of this study was to evaluate the relationship between periaortic fat thickness (PAFT) and metabolic and cardiovascular profiles in children with TS. Twenty-nine TS and 29 healthy children and(More)
BACKGROUND The aim of our study was to evaluate the associations between vitamin D deficiency, the atherosclerosis and metabolic syndrome. METHODS Two hundred and forty-seven obese children and adolescents, 8-16 years of age (body mass index>95 p) were included in the study. Anthropometric measurements, blood pressure measurements, lipid profile, vitamin(More)
*Corresponding author: Dr. Nesibe Akyürek, Department of Pediatric Endocrinology, Necmettin Erbakan University School of Medicine, 42080 Meram, Konya, Turkey, Phone: +90 3322236350, Fax: +90 3322236181, E-mail: Mehmet Emre Atabek and Beray Selver Eklioglu: Department of Pediatric Endocrinology and Diabetes, School of Medicine,(More)
The most important cause of morbidity and mortality in type diabetes mellitus (T1DM) is atherosclerosis [1]. The incidence f cardiovascular complications in such patients is reported to e twoto 10-fold higher than in non-diabetic individuals [2], nd atherosclerotic changes at the endothelial level begin in hildhood and progress rapidly in the presence of(More)
AIM In this study, parameters of metabolic syndrome and dehydroepiandrosterone sulfate (DHEAS) levels in obese children and adolescents were evaluated and the associations between these factors were analyzed. METHOD One hundred obese and 40 healthy children/adolescents were included in the study. Pubertal stages, anthropometric and blood pressure(More)