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Wheelchair basketball is the most popular exercise activity among individuals with spinal cord injury (SCI). The purpose of this study was to investigate muscular endurance and fatigue in wheelchair basketball athletes with SCI using surface electromyography (SEMG) and maximal torque values. SEMG characteristics of 10 wheelchair basketball players (WBP)(More)
PURPOSE To assess choroidal thickness changes in young adults with systemic arterial hypertension. METHODS This prospective study comprised 80 hypertensive patients and 80 healthy control subjects. Choroidal thickness was measured with spectral-domain optical coherence tomography (SD-OCT) (RS-3000, Nidek). Choroidal thickness was obtained at the subfovea,(More)
PURPOSE The aim of this study was to evaluate choroidal thickness changes during acute attacks of familial Mediterranean fever (FMF). METHODS Fifty patients with FMF and 50 healthy controls were included. Choroidal thickness of each participant was measured at the foveola and horizontal nasal and temporal quadrants at 500-µm intervals to 1,500 µm from the(More)
OBJECTIVES To report the clinical features of ocular injuries associated with explosive military ammunition in insurgent attacks in Turkey. METHODS The medical records of 48 casualties who were treated for ocular injuries sustained in insurgent attacks at the Combat Region Hospitals in Turkey were retrospectively reviewed. The reviewed data included(More)
INTRODUCTION The aim of the study was to explore the distribution of eyelid tumors in Ankara, the capital city of Turkey, from a histopathological point of view. MATERIALS AND METHODS Medical records of 1,502 patients who had eyelid surgery because of tumoral lesions were retrospectively reviewed after obtaining institutional review board approval. A(More)
  • Salih Uzun
  • 2016
We have read the article entitled " The Impact of Chronic Tobacco Smoking on Retinal and Choroidal Thickness in Greek Population " by Moschos et al. [1] with interest. We congratulate the authors for demonstrating that the choroidal thickness (CT) and ganglion cell complex (GCC) thickness were significantly reduced in smokers when compared to the control(More)
We have read and reviewed the paper entitled " Choroidal Thickness in Patients with Mild Cognitive Impairment and Alzheimer's Type Dementia " by Bulut et al. with interest [1]. The authors demonstrated that choroidal thickness (CT) was significantly smaller both in patients with Alzheimer's type dementia and in patients with mild cognitive impairment when(More)