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BACKGROUND Many etiologies causing pulmonary hypertension (PH) have been reported, and one of the background disease seen with patients with PH is chronic renal failure (CRF); however, the pathogenesis of PH in this group of patients is not explained satisfactorily. OBJECTIVES The aims of this study were to evaluate the incidence of unexplained PH among(More)
This study aims to investigate the possibility of additional value of leukotriene receptor antagonist (LTA) on dyspnea score, arterial blood gases (ABG), pulmonary function tests (PFTs), and quality of life (St. George QoL) in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) patients. In this randomized, prospective, single-blind, and controlled study, 117(More)
BACKGROUND Although high antituberculosis (anti-TB) drug resistance rates have been reported in Turkey, the clinical characteristics and implications for the outcome of anti-TB treatment have not been fully investigated. We determined the prevalence of anti-TB drug resistance and examined demographic data, clinical characteristics and treatment outcome in(More)
Quality of life (QoL) is being recognized as an important outcome when evaluating chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) patients. This study aims at identifying the relation between QoL parameters and mortality and morbidity in COPD patients by using the St. George Respiratory Questionnaire (SGRQ). In this prospective study, 251 COPD patients as(More)
AIM The early diagnosis and treatment of lung cancer are important for the prognosis of patients with lung cancer. This study was undertaken to investigate patient and doctor delays in the diagnosis and treatment of NSCLC and the factors affecting these delays. MATERIALS AND METHODS A total of 1016 patients, including 926 (91.1%) males and 90 (8.9%)(More)
Flagellated protozoa that cause bronchopulmonary symptoms in humans are commonly neglected. These protozoal forms which were presumed to be "flagellated protozoa" have been previously identified in immunosuppressed patients in a number of studies, but have not been certainly classified so far. Since no human cases of bronchopulmonary flagellated protozoa(More)
Spontaneous tension haemopneumothorax is a very rare condition. Forty two-year- old male patient who applied with sudden onset of dyspnea, chest pain was tachypneic, tachycardic, cyanotic and hypotensive. This is the second case of spontaneous tension haemopneumothorax in English literature, according to our knowledge. We present this case because of being(More)
Introduction In our country, this is usually done by patient relatives. In this study, we aimed to investigate the thought of doctors who done the diagnosis, doctors who arrange the treatment, first degree relatives of patients with lung cancer, and population as a control. Materials and Methods 310 subjects (100 doctors, 110 first degree realtives of(More)
  • Belediye çalışanlarında, akciğer sağlığı taraması, +5 authors Celal Bayar
  • 2013
Giriş: Kentleşme ve sanayileşme ile giderek artan iç ve dış ortam hava kirliliği akciğer sağlığını olumsuz yönde etkilemektedir. Belediye hekimi tarafından sigara içme oranı yüksek olduğu ve daha çok sahada çalışmaları nedeniyle dış ortam hava kirliliğinden etkilendiği belirtilen İzmir Konak Belediyesi işçilerinde solunumsal semptomları, solunum(More)