Yavuz Köksal

Learn More
OBJECTIVE The aim of the study was to evaluate the etiology, treatment and prognosis of the malignant skin tumors in children. METHODS Twenty-one patients who had been diagnosed with malignant skin tumors between 1972 and 2003 were retrospectively analyzed. Age range was 0.5-20 years (median 9), and the male/female ratio was 12/9. We had nine (42.9%)(More)
The aim of this study was to determine the relative frequency of underlying illnesses for recurrent pneumonia in children. Children who had two or more episodes of pneumonia per year, or three or more episodes in a lifetime were investigated retrospectively at Ankara University Medical School, Department of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, between January(More)
The aim of this study was to determine the efficacy of immunization against hepatitis A and B infections with "rapid" or "accelerated" schedules in children with cancer receiving chemotherapy. Fifty-one children were recruited to receive either vaccination schedule, in the "rapid vaccination schedule"; hepatitis B (group I) or combined hepatitis A/B(More)
This study evaluated the immuned response of the hepatitis A vaccine in children with cancer who were receiving chemotherapy. Twenty-eight patients with lymphomas or solid tumors and who had negative serology for hepatitis A were enrolled. The median age was 4.7 years (range 2-16). The patients received 1440 IU hepatitis A vaccine at 0 and 6 months.(More)
Objective: The aim of this study was to assess and compare the efficacy and tolerability of paracetamol, ibuprofen and nimesulide in children with upper respiratory tract infections (URTIs). Methods: Ninety children with acute URTIs and fever were enrolled to the study. The patients were allocated to three groups. The first group was treated with(More)
We aimed in this study to evaluate the clinical and radiological features of the late recurrence of Wilms' tumor in children. Among 553 children diagnosed with Wilms' tumor between 1972 and 2004, four cases were determined to be late recurrences. Clinical, histopathological parameters, treatment details, and outcomes of the patients were evaluated(More)
the middle ear is the most prevalent disease of childhood. The other areas of the temporal bone which can be contiguous with the middle ear, including the mastoid, petrousus apex and perilabyrinthine air cells, may also be involved. Otitis media can be further divided into acute otitis media (AOM) without effusion, otitis media with effusion (OME), chronic(More)
Synovial sarcoma is rarely detected in infants, with an annual incidence of 0.5 per million. Synovial sarcoma occurs more frequently in adolescents and young adults, with the majority of patients presenting between 15 and 40 years of age. It is extremely rare, however, in pediatric patients under 2 years of age. In the present study we examined a 3-day-old(More)