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Mutation frequency of Familial Mediterranean Fever and evidence for a high carrier rate in the Turkish population
- E. Yılmaz, S. Ozen, +6 authors M. Ozguç
- Medicine, Biology
- European Journal of Human Genetics
- 1 July 2001
Familial Mediterranean Fever (FMF) is a recessive disorder characterised by episodes of fever and neutrophil-mediated serozal inflammation. The FMF gene (MEFV) was recently identified and four common… Expand
Acute Renal Failure in the Neonatal Period
Acute renal failure (ARF) is a common problem in the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU). In most cases, ARF is associated with a primary condition such as sepsis, metabolic diseases, perinatal… Expand
Gabapentin Versus Levodopa for the Treatment of Restless Legs Syndrome in Hemodialysis Patients: An Open‐Label Study
- H. Micozkadıoğlu, F. Ozdemir, A. Kut, S. Sezer, U. Saatçi, M. Haberal
- Renal failure
- 1 January 2004
Background. Restless Legs Syndrome (RLS), a common problem increasing morbidity and mortality in hemodialysis (HD) patients, affects 20–30% of uremic patients. Our aim was to find the efficacy of… Expand
The role of cytokines in Henoch Schonlein purpura.
Serum levels of tumor necrosis factor (TNF) and interleukin(IL-1) were studied in 20 HSP patients, in the acute phase and after remission, by ELISA technique. Skin biopsies obtained during the acute… Expand
Diagnostic criteria for polyarteritis nodosa in childhood.
Clinical and laboratory features of 31 children with a diagnosis of polyarteritis nodosa were evaluated retrospectively. All the patients had musculoskeletal involvement, renal involvement, or both… Expand
Implications of certain genetic polymorphisms in scarring in vesicoureteric reflux: importance of ACE polymorphism.
- S. Ozen, M. Alikasifoglu, +7 authors E. Tunçbilek
- American journal of kidney diseases : the…
- 1 July 1999
Polymorphisms of the renin-angiotensin system (RAS) have been shown to affect renal prognosis in a number of diseases. We examined the influence of deletion (D) and insertion (I) polymorphism in the… Expand
Molecular basis of hereditary C1q deficiency associated with SLE and IgA nephropathy in a Turkish family.
Two siblings (case 1 and case 2) with homozygous C1q deficiency are described. Both presented with a photosensitive rash, and during follow-up case one developed SLE with nephrotic range proteinuria.… Expand
Renal involvement in polyarteritis nodosa: evaluation of 26 Turkish children
- N. Beşbaş, S. Ozen, U. Saatçi, R. Topalogˇlu, K. Tinaztepe, A. Bakkaloğlu
- Pediatric Nephrology
- 17 March 2000
Abstract Renal involvement is common in childhood polyarteritis nodosa (PAN). We report a retrospective analysis of the presentation and clinical course of 26 patients with PAN and renal involvement.… Expand
Acute Renal Failure and Mortality After Open-Heart Surgery in Infants
Acute renal failure (ARF) is a major complication in infants who undergo cardiac surgery. The aim of this investigation was to identify possible risk factors for ARF and mortality in this patients… Expand
Familial Mediterranean fever and amyloidosis in children
Familial Mediterranean fever (FMF) is a disease characterized by recurring and self-limiting attacks of febrile serosal inflammation involving the peritoneum, synovium or pleura (1-5). The fatal… Expand