Talha Dumlu

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BACKGROUND Carbon dioxide (CO2) pneumoperitoneum facilitates the visualization of abdominal organs during laparoscopic surgery. However, the associated increase in intra-abdominal pressure causes oxidative stress, which contributes to tissue injury. OBJECTIVE We investigated the ability of the antioxidant and anti-inflammatory drug Erdosteine to prevent(More)
UNLABELLED SUMMARY AIM: The prevalence of myocardial involvement in influenza infection ranges from 0% to 12% depending on the diagnostic criteria used to define myocarditis. Whether such an association holds for the novel influenza A strain, pandemic-2009-H1N1, remains unknown. The aim of this present study is to evaluate the cardiovascular manifestations(More)
OBJECTIVE We aimed to investigate whether there was any association between the nondipping status and sleep quality in relatively young patients with an initial diagnosis of hypertension. METHODS One hundred and thirty-three consecutive patients, diagnosed to have stage 1 hypertension by their primary physicians, were referred to our study. Patients with(More)
A 69-year-old female was examined in the emergency room for abdominal pain that had recurred during the preceding 4 years. During the physical evaluation no pathology was determined, except for sensitivity to deep palpations in the upper right quadrant of the abdomen. On the chest roentgenogram, a nonhomogeneous dense area with calcific foci was observed(More)
BACKGROUND Accidents caused by motorized vehicle in the agricultural sector are frequently observed. In Turkey; accidents arising from motorized vehicles, named Pat-Pat, which are used by farmers in the Western Black Sea region is not unusual. METHODS One hundred five patients who were brought into the Emergency Department of Duzce University, Medical(More)
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