Yahya Kemal Yavuz Gürer

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Sixteen children, aged from 2 months to 14 years, with a diagnosis of acute seizures and seen at Dr. Sami Ulus Child Health and Disease Center, were included in this study. Midazolam (5 mg/mL) 0.2 mg/kg was administered intranasally in 30 seconds by an injector. The heart rate, respiratory rate, blood pressure, and oxygen saturation were recorded at 0, 5,(More)
In this study, the authors aimed to evaluate buccal midazolam as a practical and safe alternative medication for children who suffer from seizures in the emergency setting and in home practice or anywhere. The effects and side effects of buccal midazolam and rectal diazepam were compared in the treatment of acute convulsions in 43 children, ranging in age(More)
The aims of the study were to compare the clinical types, electroencephalogram (EEG) and cranial magnetic resonance imaging/computed tomography findings of epileptic and non-epileptic cerebral palsy (CP) patients. Seventy-four patients with CP were evaluated in 2 years. Tetraplegic CP had a higher incidence of epilepsy (60.5%). EEG was confirmed abnormal in(More)
Vacuolar myelopathy (VM) in leukemia is rare. We report a boy with leukemia who developed isolated central nervous system (CNS) relapse during reinduction therapy. 5 months after cranial radiotherapy, he gradually developed quadriparesis. Magnetic resonance imaging revealed an intramedullary lesion which extended through the cervical spine. Serum vitamin(More)
A 4-year-old male presented with only acute vision loss. His neurologic examination, funduscopic examination, and pupils were normal. Cranial magnetic resonance imaging revealed abnormal hyperintense, bilaterally symmetric lesions (on T(2)-weighted and fluid-attenuated inversion recovery, images) in bilateral optic radiations, pulvinar region in the(More)
BACKGROUND The purpose of the present paper was to investigate the prevalence of prothrombotic risk factors associated with hemiplegic cerebral palsy (CP). METHODS Twenty-three hemiplegic CP patients were tested for inherited and acquired prothrombotic risk factors, except methylene tetrahydrofolate reductase (MTFR) polymorphism. RESULTS A total of(More)
The objectives of this study were to assess the validity of the International Classification of Headache Disorders-I (ICHD-I) and the International Headache Society-Revised (IHS-R) criteria and to evaluate the other headache features that are not included in these criteria for migraine without aura in the pediatric population. One hundred and thirty-two(More)
We describe a 14-year-old female patient with progressive ponto-bulbar palsy and deafness. The first symptom was present at the age of 9 as a difficulty in walking and then she was stable with mild clumsy walking till 14 year-old. It was noticed that she had rapidly progression gait disorder, hearing loss, difficulty in swallowing and speaking in a period(More)
Moyamoya disease is a cerebrovascular disease with progressive occlusion of both internal carotid arteries and of their branches and formation of a new vascular network at the base of the brain. Because of the angiographic appearance, it is named as moyamoya. The clinical features are cerebral ischaemia, recurrent transient ischaemic attacks, sensorimotor(More)
Subacute sclerosing panencephalitis is a neurodegenerative disease with a poor prognosis. We report a case of a 5 1/2-year-old boy who had emotional lability, cognitive difficulties, and myoclonia after a mild closed head injury. The magnetic resonance image of the brain and computed tomographic scan of the head were normal. His electroencephalogram (EEG)(More)