Zeynep Nur Orhon

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BACKGROUND The aim of the study was to evaluate the comparative effects of propofol infusion versus sevoflurane for maintenance of anesthesia with respect to hemodynamics, recovery characteristics, nausea and vomiting in patients undergoing percutaneous nephrolithotomy. METHODS Forty American Society of Anesthesiologists physical status I-II patients,(More)
OBJECTIVE To investigate the potential beneficial effects of low-intensity exercise on histopathological changes of sciatic nerves in streptozotocin (STZ)-induced diabetic rats. STUDY DESIGN The rats were allotted randomly into 3 experimental groups: A (control), B (diabetic untreated), and C (diabetic treated with low-intensity exercise); each group(More)
This study aimed to address the relationship between the timing of colistin therapy and the outcome, defined as all-cause mortality in the intensive care unit (ICU). A retrospective study was undertaken in a 16-bed ICU of a 750-bed tertiary care hospital. A total of 46 patients who had been administered intravenous colistin treatment for(More)
BACKGROUND Epidural anesthesia is one of the best options for lower abdominal and lower limb surgery. However, there have been insufficient reports regarding the use of epidural anesthesia for pilonidal sinus surgery. The present study was performed to compare the clinical profiles of epidural block performed with 0.75% levobupivacaine and 0.75% ropivacaine(More)
OBJECTIVE To investigate the possible protective effects of Vitamin E (Vit E) on oxidative stress and jejunal damage in the rat intestinal mucosa after methotrexate (MTX)-induced enterotoxicity. STUDY DESIGN Rats were divided into 3 groups: control, MTX, and MTX+ Vit E; each group contained 8 animals. The control group was given physiological serum in(More)
  • Aziz Batur Aluskan, Basak Aluskan, +6 authors Zeynep Orhon
  • 1997
1999 iii ACKNOWLEDGMENTS I would like to thank and acknowledge my gratefulness to my parents Gonul and Erten Aluskan, and my sister Basak Aluskan for their never ending love and support throughout my life. Also my sincere and deepest gratitude goes to my advisor Dr. Suleyman Tufekci, for his true understanding, invaluable support and unique inspiration.(More)
INTRODUCTION The aim of this study was to compare the efficacy of Nigella sativa in protection of jejunal mucosa against harmful effects of gamma radiation. METHODS Radiotherapy group received abdominal gamma radiation of 15Gy in addition to physiological saline. Radiotherapy+Nigella sativa treatment group received abdominal gamma radiation of 15Gy in(More)
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