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OBJECTIVE Olfactory dysfunction is the most frequently seen non-motor symptom of Idiopathic Parkinson's disease (IPD). The aim of this study is to analyze selective olfactory dysfunction, and olfactory bulb volume (OBV) in subtypes of IPD, and compare them with those of the healthy controls. PATIENTS AND METHODS Our study included 41 patients with IPD and(More)
In this study we aimed to investigate the long term effects of inhaled steroids on linear growth, adrenal function and bone mineral density. Thirty children with moderate asthma were randomly divided into two groups. Fifteen children (8 boys, 7 girls mean age; 10.6 +/- 2.1) were treated with budesonide (group 1), and 15 (9 boys, 6 girls, mean age; 9.6 +/-(More)
OBJECTIVES To observe the effects of both propofol/alfentanil and propofol/ketamine on sedation during upper gastrointestinal system endoscopy in morbidly obese patients (UGSEMOP). METHODS In a prospective, double-blinded, randomized clinical study, 52 patients scheduled for UGSEMOP were assigned to either group A (n=26; 10 µg/kg intravenous [IV](More)
INTRODUCTION Intravesical foreign substances such as mesh or suture are among the rare reasons of recurrent urinary tract infections. Anti-incontinence and prolapsus procedures are associated with mesh/suture extrusion into the bladder, however, this complication is uncommon with abdominal hysterectomy. PRESENTATION OF CASE A 61-year-old female, obese(More)
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