Serdar Bilici

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BACKGROUND To investigate the short-term outcomes of treatment with intravitreal aflibercept in cases with wet age-related macular degeneration (AMD) resistant to ranibizumab. METHODS The study included patients who had been undergoing follow-up for a minimum of three months at the Ankara University Faculty of Medicine Ophthalmology Department's Retina(More)
OBJECTIVE Right middle lobe syndrome is a rare entity in children, causing high morbidity. Our experience of these patients including their clinical and laboratory characteristics, indications forsurgical management, postoperative courses, and follow-up results was evaluated. METHODS A retrospective analysis was performed involving 20 children with right(More)
OBJECTIVE The purpose of this study was to determine the effects of diphenhydramine hydrochloride and methylprednisolone in peritoneal adhesions. MATERIALS AND METHODS Forty-eight male rats were used in the study. The rats were anesthetized by 5 mg/kg ketamine hydrochloride. After opening the abdomen, 10 longitudinal incisions of 2 to 3 cm in length were(More)
OBJECTIVES In this study, we aimed to analyze the ureter stones that had been treated using rigid ureteroscopy and pneumatic lithotripsy without mechanically dilating the ureteral orifice. PATIENTS AND METHODS Records of 110 patients who had undergone rigid ureteroscopy and pneumatic lithotripsy due to ureteral stone between February 2005 and May 2011(More)
To analyze the effects of age, cataract surgery and postoperative period on macular pigment optical density (MPOD). The study included cases referred to Ankara University Department of Ophthalmology, between April and June 2012, who had a transparent natural lens or had undergone cataract surgery at least a year ago with their best corrected visual acuity(More)
PURPOSE In our study, we evaluated retrospectively the efficacy of extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy (ESWL) in the treatment of ureteral stones in children. MATERIALS AND METHODS Between the dates of 2005-2010, 62 children who were applied ESWL due to the ureteral stone in our Clinic and consisted of 42 males and 20 girls whose mean age was 6.6+/=3.1(More)
PURPOSE To evaluate the inflammatory reaction to intravitreal aflibercept (IVA) or ranibizumab (IVR) in patients with age-related macular degeneration (AMD). METHODS A total of 60 eyes of 60 neovascular AMD patients and 30 eyes of 30 age-matched healthy people as a control group were included in this observational, prospective, comparative study. The AMD(More)
Dear Editor, We would like to thank Dr. Miao et al. for their interest in our recent article discussing the effect of age and cataract surgery on macular pigment optical density (MPOD) [1]. The author claimed that the lack of axial length (AL) measurement was a limiting factor for the current study. To our knowledge, there have been two publications(More)
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