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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. 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 study. The QFM edema and fatty(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)
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)
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)
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)
Higher mortality and morbidity are well established in children with malignancies in whom intensive care admissions are required. A retrospective cohort study was conducted to assess the risk factors for children with cancer in the pediatric intensive care unit (PICU) for short-term outcome (survival vs. nonsurvival when leaving the PICU). The records of 36(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)
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)
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. All shoulder MRI examinations performed in the study(More)
BACKGROUND Retrobulbar hemodynamic alterations can occur during hemodialysis sessions, and patients with chronic renal failure may experience visual problems. PURPOSE To evaluate the effect of single-session hemodialysis on retrobulbar vessel hemodynamics by color Doppler ultrasonography. MATERIAL AND METHODS Thirty-five patients were included in the(More)