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OBJECT Acromegaly is a disease that has significant morbidity and mortality related to high levels of growth hormone (GH) and insulin-like growth factor-I (IGF-I), and is usually caused by pituitary adenomas. The goal in this study was to investigate the role of endoscopic transsphenoidal surgery and surgical experience in the treatment of GH adenoma cases(More)
Sensorineural hearing loss has been reported in various autoimmune diseases. The relationship between Hashimoto's thyroiditis (HT) and the auditory system has not been previously evaluated. In this study, we investigated the effect of euthyroid HT on the hearing ability of adult patients. The study included 30 patients with newly diagnosed euthyroid HT and(More)
OBJECTIVE The aim of the present study was to evaluate P-wave dispersion (PWD) in obese women, and to investigate the relationship between P-wave measurements, high sensitive C-reactive protein (hsCRP), carotid intima-media thickness (CIMT) and echocardiographic findings. METHODS Forty-four patients with obese premenopausal women and 30 females with(More)
OBJECTIVE Levosimendan treatment has inotropic, anti-stunning, and cardioprotective effects in the setting of acute decompensated heart failure (HF). Among studies conducted on the treatment of heart failure, those based on the growth hormone axis are of particular interest. The aim of this study was to determine the value of baseline insulin-like growth(More)
BACKGROUND Acetylsalicylic acid (ASA) resistance in patients with coronary artery disease is an important medical problem that can affect treatment decision-making and outcomes. Cilostazol has been investigated to determine its effectiveness in patients with acetylsalicylic acid resistance. The aim of this study was to evaluate the antiplatelet efficacy of(More)
OBJECTIVE Hypogonadism has major effects on the urogenital system, in addition to other systems, the cardiovascular system in particular. There have been few studies conducted on markers of atherosclerosis, such as flow mediated dilatation (% FMD), carotid intima-media thickness (CIMT) and adipocytokine levels in idiopatic hypogonadotropic hypogonadal (IHH)(More)
OBJECTIVE The aim of the study was to determine whether atherosclerotic risk markers exist at the moment and after withdrawal of cabergoline (CAB) therapy in patients who had taken a suitable dose of CAB therapy for a suitable period of time before cessation of CAB. METHODS This study was designed as prospective cross-sectional. Out of a total of 115(More)
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