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Intracortical injection of iron salts causes seizures. Oxidation of lipids in neural membranes by reactive oxygen species is involved in the mechanism responsible for iron-induced seizures as a model of posttraumatic epilepsy. In this study, we examined the effect of trimetazidine (TMZ) and deferoxamine (DFO) on lipid peroxidation after cortical injection(More)
BACKGROUND Immunological and inflammatory mechanisms have been shown to have role in both the development and progression of diabetic nephropathy (DNP). There is need for more specific markers for inflammation as the ones commonly used are influenced by many factors. Pentraxin-3 (PTX-3) seems to be a potential candidate. We aimed in our study to evaluate(More)
AIM The aim of this study was to evaluate the association between an increase in arterial stiffness and the development of left ventricular hypertrophy in essential hypertension patients. MATERIALS AND METHODS One hundred forty essential hypertension patients were included in the study. Patients were divided into two groups based on echocardiographic(More)
Klippel Trenaunay Weber syndrome (KTWS) is a rare disease characterized by hemihypertrophy, variceal enlargement of the veins, and arteriovenous (AV) malformations. Renal involvement in KTWS is not known except in rare case reports. Herein, we present a case of KTWS with nephrotic syndrome. A 52-year-old male was admitted due to dyspnea and swelling of the(More)
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