Sevgi Gunes

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In this study, the systemic hemodynamics induced by acute and chronic cadmium (Cd+2) intoxication in the cardiovascular system of rats using thoracic electrical bioimpedance were examined and the acute and chronic effects of Cd+2 intoxication on the activities of antioxidant enzymes and malondialdehyde (MDA) were compared. Also, in this study,(More)
BACKGROUND Behçet's disease is a chronic, multisystem, inflammatory disease characterized by the predominance of T-helper 1 cytokines. The disease is also characterized by infiltration of lymphocytes and neutrophils into the affected tissues. Because cytokines are involved in the regulation of lymphocyte and phagocyte functions, they may play an important(More)
This study investigates the association of oxidative stress with the function of the phrenic nerve and inquires whether N-acetylcysteine (NAC) may counteract the possible detrimental effects. Thirty rats were divided into three groups: sham, cecal ligation and puncture (CLP), and CLP plus NAC treatment. Sepsis was produced by the CLP procedure. NAC was(More)
Massive hemoptysis is a rare but potentially life-threatening presentation in the emergency department (ED). We describe a case of massive hemoptysis caused by a mediastinal teratoma in an otherwise healthy young man. The teratoma had invaded into a bronchus and was resected successfully. The literature regarding massive hemoptysis due to mediastinal(More)
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