Saliha Karatay

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Nonsurgical treatment for carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) is frequently offered to those with mild to moderate symptoms. However, the most sensitive electrophysiological parameters at follow-up, and most effective type of different methods of steroid treatment for CTS, remain unknown. The aim of this study was to compare the efficacy of local corticosteroid(More)
OBJECTIVES This study investigated the serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D levels of patients with Behcet's Disease. DESIGN AND METHODS Thirty-two patients with Behcet's Disease and 31 matched healthy controls were enrolled in this study. The erythrocyte sedimentation rate (ESR) and the levels of C-reactive protein (CRP), serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D, calcium (Ca),(More)
INTRODUCTION The aim of this study was to investigate whether serum levels of interleukin-1beta (IL-1beta) has any possible correlation on inflammatory parameters such as C-reactive protein (CRP), erythrocyte sedimentation rate (ESR) and fibrinogen concentration in patients with familial Mediterranean fever (FMF) patients during attack-free period. (More)
OBJECTIVES The aim of this study was to investigate the activities of serum paraoxonase and arylesterase in patients with ankylosing spondylitis with respect to those of healthy controls, to assess whether these enzyme levels are related to disease activity and functional capacity. METHODS The study included 32 patients with ankylosing spondylitis whose(More)
1. Introduction Breast cancer has been the most common form of cancer in women (1), but its incidence has decreased with increasing diagnosis and treatment options in the last few years (2,3). However, illness-induced functional impairment still constitutes a problem. Breast cancer patients develop some complications because of both the nature of the cancer(More)
Our ultrastructural findings in investigated cases of Bell's palsy have demonstrated that the degenerative changes did not proceed at the same speed from the onset of the paralysis--in other words the regeneration changed in accordance with the topography of the nerve. Although the endoneural sheath preserved its integrity, swellings in the Schwann cells(More)
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