Rüçhan Türkyilmaz

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The case of a patient with a giant renal calculus weighing 770 g in a solitary functioning kidney is reported. A 57-year-old man presented with right lumbar pain and macroscopic hematuria, and a giant stone was diagnosed in his right kidney. Nine days after a percutaneous nephrostomy placement, the patient underwent selective right renal angiography and(More)
To explore the efficacy of single dose ciprofloxacin therapy in cholera, a randomized, open, controlled clinical trial was carried out. Seventy-four adult patient with positive Vibrio cholerae 01 isolates were assigned to receive either ciprofloxacin in a single dose of 1 g (CIP1), or ciprofloxacin 500 mg b.i.d., for 1 day (CIP2), or doxycycline 100 mg(More)
Na+- and K+-activated and Mg2+-dependent adenosine triphosphatase, Mg2+-activated adenosine triphosphatase and Ca2+- and Mg2+-activated adenosine triphosphatase activities were determined in washed spermatozoa and in two fractions (pellet and supernatant) of seminal plasma of oligoasthenospermic patients and men with normal spermiograms. The activities of(More)
BACKGROUND/AIMS In the current investigation, we evaluated patients with hepatitis B infection to determine whether serum soluble interleukin-2 receptor and interleukin-10 levels were changed and whether the degree of these changes in serum levels correlated with histologic severity of hepatitis related liver injury. METHODOLOGY 25 patients diagnosed of(More)
The aim of this study was to evaluate the clinical, epidemiological and demographical features of adult measles cases admitted to our hospital, during the measles epidemic which emerged in Europe and in our country in the year 2001. A total of 35 adult measles cases (10 male, 25 female) ages between 16-36 (mean age: 23.1 +/- 4.6) years were detected between(More)
A clinical trial was conducted in 50 patients with blood cultures positive forSalmonella typhi or Salmonella paratyphi to compare treatment with ciprofloxacin for seven days, 500 mg b.i.d. (Group 1, 25 patients), with treatment for ten days, 750 mg b.i.d. (Group 2, 25 patients). Clinical cure was defined as defervescence of fever by day 5 of treatment, with(More)