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INTRODUCTION We investigated prognostic parameters of patients who underwent surgical intervention for acute mesenteric ischemia by evaluating demographic characteristics and laboratory data on admission. METHODS The hospital records of 30 patients who underwent surgical interventions due to acute mesenteric ischemia between January 2008 and December(More)
Domain ontologies are important information sources for knowledge-based systems. Yet, building domain ontologies from scratch is known to be a very labor-intensive process. In this study, we present our semi-automatic approach to building an ontology for the domain of wind energy which is an important type of renewable energy with a growing share in(More)
INTRODUCTION Gastric volvulus is a rare surgical emergency with a high mortality rate that requires urgent surgical management. PRESENTATION OF CASE A 19-year-old male and 51-year-old female patient underwent emergency surgery with a prediagnosis of acute abdomen syndrome, and a 60-year-old female patient underwent elective surgery due to diaphragmatic(More)
In flora of Turkey, there are six species of Carthamus L: Carthamus dentatus (Forssk.) Vahl., C. glaucus M. Bieb. subsp. glaucus, C. lanatus L., C. tenuis (Boiss. & Blanche) Bornm., C. persicus Desf. ex Willd. and C. tinctorius L. Within these species, C. tinctorius L. is an alien species for the Turkish flora. The pollen grains belonging to six taxa(More)
BACKGROUND/AIMS Non-traumatic spontaneous intramural hematoma of the small intestine is a rare clinical condition, most commonly caused by over-anticoagulation. In this study, the clinical approach algorithm for patients diagnosed with a spontaneous isolated intramural hematoma of the small intestine associated with over-anticoagulation and the long-term(More)
In the present study, we used 39 plant samples representing six Carthamus taxa collected from different regions of Turkey: 11 of C. dentatus, 5 of C. glaucus, 18 of C. lanatus, 3 of C. persicus, 1 of C. tenuis subsp. tenuis and 1 of C. tenuis subsp. gracillimus. On these samples, we screened nine ISSR markers for polymorphic products. We generated 151(More)
Security of the energy supply is an important topic in energy field. It has two parts which are supply and demand. To ensure that demand is met, the supply at the specific time points has to be known or predicted. Supply is predicted by use of seasonal, yearly and regional information. The stream-flow dataset resolution is monthly and it supplies the yearly(More)
INTRODUCTION This study was aimed to determine the relationship between vitamin D and soluble vitamin D receptor (VDR) levels and brucellosis, a common infection in Turkey, in which the cellular immune system is important in the course of the disease. METHODOLOGY Patients who had been followed up in the Department of Infectious Diseases and Clinical(More)
PURPOSE In this study, we investigated whether there is a factor that can aid determi nation of the preferred technique by comparing the early and late results of two different surgical techniques for the treatment of pilonidal sinus. METHODS The medical records of 176 patients in whom the Limberg flap (LF) or V-Y flap techniques were applied for(More)
AIM Hepatitis B virus (HBV) affects approximately 360 million people worldwide. 10-15% of patients with chronic HBV develop liver cirrhosis (LC), liver failure and hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC). Chronic HBV infection or HBV clearance is influenced by both viral and host factors. In genome-wide association studies (GWAS), the human leukocyte antigen (HLA)(More)