Serkan Güvenç

Learn More
Measurements of serum cholinesterase activity has been used to assess liver function, predict susceptibility to prolonged apnoea after administration of the muscle relaxant succinylcholine and monitor excessive exposure to the anti-cholinesterase organophosphorus insecticides (1, 2). Serum cholinesterase activity can be affected by many physiological and(More)
BACKGROUND/AIMS Celiac disease and type 1 diabetes mellitus are both autoimmune diseases which have a common genetic predisposition. The aim of this study was to determine the prevalence of manifest and latent celiac disease in type 1 diabetic patients. METHODS Anti-endomysium IgA was tested by indirect immunofluorescence using sections of human umbilical(More)
Hb J Meerut is an infrequently found alpha-globin variant. It has previously been reported in various populations around the world. One particular case reported in 1994 included a Turkish family. In this report, details of a second case of Hb J Meerut in a Turkish male who is unrelated to the first family are described. In the present case a slight increase(More)
(PEG) is a good example of surgical treatments that adopt a “minimal access therapeutic approach”. However, the procedure, which is also referred to as the nonsurgical technique, carries a false sense of safety, as it is associated with significant morbidity [1–5]. In the English literature, a wide range of reports regarding PEG insertion state that(More)
Hb J Meerut is an infrequently found α-globin variant. It has previously been reported in various populations around the world. One particular case reported in 1994 included a Turkish family. In this report, details of a second case of Hb J Meerut in a Turkish male who is unrelated to the first family are described. In the present case a slight increase in(More)
Myelodysplastic syndrome (MDS) with erythroid hypoplasia, a rare form of MDS, has not yet been clearly defined. We report here a 20-year-old woman with severe transfusion-dependent anemia and reticulocytopenia. White blood cells and platelet counts were normal. Bone marrow examination showed a low percentage of erythroid precursors (6%) and a marked(More)
  • 1