Yavuz Akif Selim

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Pleural effusion has various causes. In the setting of aortic stenosis, new onset pleural effusion is generally considered as a consequence of heart failure. Here, we describe a 50-year-old male patient who had been followed with aortic stenosis for 30 years. During his admission he presented with exertional dyspnea and pleuritic chest pain. He had no other(More)
INTRODUCTION This study was designed to identify the impact of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) on activities of daily living, life styles and needs in patients. PATIENTS AND METHODS Participants of this national, multi-centered, cross-sectional observational study included 497 stable COPD patients from 41 centers. The mean age (standard(More)
Dear Editor, Philadelphia-negative myeloproliferative neoplasms (MPNs) were first described 65 years ago. Yet, the molecular features of the disease have become of interest since 2005 following the identification of the JAK2V617F mutation. 1 Between 90% and 98% of patients with polycythemia vera and about 50% of patients with essential thrombocythemia (ET)(More)
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