Yahya Kemal Yavuz Gürer

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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)
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)
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)
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)
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)
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)
Imaging findings of brain damage due to neonatal hypoglycemia are known; however, the effect of childhood hypoglycemia on the brain has not been described well. The authors present the case of a 6-year-old girl who had seizures secondary to hypoglycemia followed up for 1 year as epilepsy. The patient had experienced a hypoglycemic coma attack about 1 year(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)