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BACKGROUND Secondary amyloidosis is the most frequent of the various types of systemic amyloidosis, the epidemiology of which is not yet fully known. The aim of our study was to evaluate retrospectively the collective data for the aetiological distribution, clinical findings and approaches to the management of secondary amyloidosis in Turkey. METHODS Data(More)
Cisplatin, an effective antineoplastic agent, frequently induces acute renal failure in animals and humans. Hyperbaric oxygen (HBO) has been shown to prevent cisplatin-induced nephrotoxicity in rats. This study investigated the effect of two different HBO regimes on renal functions, oxidative stress, and histopathological changes in rat kidneys after(More)
In this study, medical records of all casualties admitted to our hospital following the Marmara earthquake, which struck northwest Turkey and resulted in the destruction of several towns in the Marmara region, were evaluated retrospectively. The time buried under the rubble, demographic data, type of medical and surgical therapies performed, type of injury(More)
Familial Mediterranean fever (FMF) is a systemic disease with an autosomal recessive inheritance. The most serious complication of FMF is renal amyloidosis. Pregnancy may adversely affect renal function in FMF patients with amyloidosis and nephrotic syndrome. A 20-year-old woman with FMF related nephrotic syndrome became pregnant while receiving colchicine(More)
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