Sukran Kose

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OBJECTIVES Prediabetes includes individuals with impaired glucose metabolism, and it has been associated with various complications of diabetes mellitus (DM), including peripheral neuropathy. We aimed to investigate the associations between pro-inflammatory (TNF-α) and anti-inflammatory (IL-10) cytokines and neuropathy of very distal sensory nerves in(More)
BACKGROUND Asthma is a chronic inflammatory disease and omalizumab is indicated for moderate-to-severe persistent asthma. The results of many studies have shown that oxidative stress is involved in asthma pathogenesis. However, there is no data available to evaluate the alterations in total antioxidant capacity, hydrogen peroxide, malondialdehyde, and total(More)
BACKGROUND AND AIMS We aimed to evaluate the effectiveness of nucleoside analogues such as Lamivudine, Adefovir,Entacavir, and Tenofovir in patients with chronic hepatitis B who failed to respond to interferon therapy and relapsed. MATERIALS AND METHODS We followed a total of 73 patients with hepatitis B in the hepatitis outpatient clinic in our hospital.(More)
Predicting unfavorable outcome is of paramount importance in clinical decision making. Accordingly, we designed this multinational study, which provided the largest case series of tuberculous meningitis (TBM). 43 centers from 14 countries (Albania, Croatia, Denmark, Egypt, France, Hungary, Iraq, Italy, Macedonia, Romania, Serbia, Slovenia, Syria, Turkey)(More)
The objective of this study was to examine self-reported occupational health risks and health complaints of barbers and hairdressers. A total of 1284 individuals from 300 workplaces in Izmir participated in this study. The workers completed the questionnaires during their training in occupational health. Self-reported symptoms were allergy: 35% and(More)
BACKGROUND CD200 (OX-2) is a novel immune-effective molecule, existing in a cell membrane-bound form, as well as in a soluble form in serum (s OX-2), which acts to regulate inflammatory and acquired immune responses. MATERIAL AND METHODS We planned this study to evaluate the sOX-2 levels of type 2 diabetic foot (group B), and compare it with that of(More)
Hepatitis B virus (HBV) is one of the public-health issues worldwide. Approximately two billion people are infected with HBV, and about 350 million people are chronic carriers globally. About 3% of the world population is infected with hepatitis C virus (HCV). Oncology patients receiving packed red blood cell suspensions and other blood products usually are(More)
OBJECTIVE Candida infections have increased due to transplant patients, prolonged ICU stay and invasive procedures. The most common isolated strain is C. albicans. The aim of this study was to evaluate the distribution of Candida isolates at Tepecik Education and Research Hospital. MATERIALS AND METHODS Yeast like fungi were isolated between 13.01.2010(More)
the most common cause as reported in the literature. The most frequent clinical manifestations are respiratory and gastrointestinal. Background: Chronic urticaria (CU) is a common disorder characterized by recurrent episodes of urticaria pruritic erythematous lesions, associated with angioedema 1. It affects 0.1% of the population, it is estimated that(More)
Autonomic neuropathy is one of the most common complications of diabetes mellitus (DM). The etiology of autonomic impairment is not well-understood, yet. There is need for studies to investigate the cause-effect relationships of inflammation and/or endothelial dysfunction and diabetic autonomic neuropathy. Only a few reports have mentioned autonomic(More)