Selvi Kelekçi

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Cystic fibrosis (CF) is a genetic disease with autosomal recessive inheritance and is common in Caucasian people. The prevalence of this disease is between 1/2,000 and 1/3,500 live births, and the incidence varies between populations. Although the CF transmembrane conductance regulator gene is expressed in the kidneys, renal involvement is rare. With(More)
AIM In this study, we aimed to evaluate complementary and alternative methods of medicine, determine the frequencies of usage of these methods and investigate the factors which have an impact on their usage. MATERIAL AND METHODS The study was conducted between October, the 15(th) and November, the 15(th) 2012. Approval was obtained from the local ethics(More)
Background: Depression, a challenging disorder, affects 1–6% of adolescents and early onset often predicts more serious manifestations in later life. Elevated Parathyroid hormone (PTH), parathormone levels have reported among adults with depression. In this study, the roles of 25(OH) D (vitamin D) and parathormone during adolescence, in which the frequency(More)
BACKGROUND Hypertension is a major global public health problem that affects both pediatric and adult populations. ACE I/D, AGT M235T, and ADD Gly460Trp polymorphisms are thought to be associated with primary hypertension. In the present study, we examined the frequency of these polymorphisms in a pediatric population with secondary hypertension. MATERIAL(More)
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