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OBJECTIVE The aim of this study was to describe the magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) findings in patients with ischiofemoral impingement (IFI) and to evaluate the reliability of these MRI findings. MATERIALS AND METHODS Seventy hips of 50 patients with hip pain and quadratus femoris muscle (QFM) edema and 38 hips of 30 control cases were included in the(More)
Febrile seizures are the most common form of childhood seizures. The exact mechanism promoting convulsions during a common febrile illness remains unknown, but it is accepted that genetic influences are likely to account for at least some of the cases. Previous studies reported high interleukin-1beta levels in the cerebrospinal fluid of patients with(More)
OBJECTIVE To determine the prevalence and risk factors of obesity and to obtain the age and gender-specific body mass index (BMI) percentiles in a cohort of children aged 6-17 years, living in the province of Antalya, Turkey. METHODS The study included 15 schools throughout the city center of Antalya, Turkey during the period November 2002-March 2003. A(More)
This study determined the allelic frequency and genotypic distribution of an angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) polymorphism and serum ACE activity in Turkish patients with obstructive sleep apnea syndrome (OSAS). A colorimetric assay measured serum ACE activity in 73 of 97 subjects. Frequencies for II, ID, and DD genotypes were 19.6, 53.6, and 26.8% in(More)
BACKGROUND The incidence of acute pancreatitis after renal transplantation ranges around 1%, and the mortality rate is nearly 65%. Dynamic computed tomography (CT) scan and amylase levels are valuable in the diagnosis of this rare complication. CASE OUTLINE A 29-year-old man was hospitalised with cytomegalovirus (CMV) pancreatitis after renal(More)
OBJECTIVE Cellular schwannomas (CS) are rare in the cranial space. This report is the first of a patient with a greater superficial petrosal nerve CS presenting with abducens nerve palsy and xerophthalmia. CLINICAL PRESENTATION A 16-year-old female patient presented with a 1-month history of diplopia. Neurological examination was normal except for the(More)
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the indications, intraoperative diagnoses, and complication rates of both diagnostic and operative hysteroscopic procedures. MATERIALS AND METHODS Five thousand four hundred seventy-four (5474) hysteroscopic procedures performed in the department of gynecologic endoscopy unit between May 2005 and December 2012 were retrospectively(More)
Fibrinolysis is a complex physiological process that involves the interaction of several anticoagulant proteins. Defects of the fibrinolytic system are extremely difficult to diagnose and study because there are no standardized tests available. Thromboelastography is a novel method that allows the study of both coagulation and fibrinolysis using one sample(More)
PURPOSE The relationship between glenoid version angle and rotator cuff pathology has been described. However, the effect of glenoid version angle on rotator cuff pathology is still unknown. The aim of this study was to investigate whether there is an impact of glenoid version angle on rotator cuff pathology. METHODS All shoulder MRI examinations(More)