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Thermochemotherapy in adjuvant treatment of primary high risk non muscle invasive bladder cancers: Single center results.

Sakip Erturhan, Haluk Sen, Asaf Demirbag, Omer Bayrak, Faruk Yagci, Iker Seckiner, Ahmet Erbagci,

<h4>Objective</h4>To evaluate the results of Thermochemotherapy in adjuvant treatment of primary high risk non-muscle invasive bladder cancer in our center.<h4>Methods</h4>The study included 26 patients with an age of 51-78 years (mean: 62.4 years). All patients had transurethral tumor resection (TURB) after being diagnosed with a primary bladder tumor and were ... Read more >>

Arch Esp Urol (Archivos espanoles de urologia)
[2015, 68(8):666-671]

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Combination of Tramadol and Lidocaine for Pain Control During Transrectal Ultrasound-guided Prostate Biopsy: A Randomized Double-blinded Study.

Haluk Sen, Ilker Seckiner, Omer Bayrak, Elzem Sen, Sakip Erturhan, Faruk Yagci,

<h4>Objective</h4>To evaluate the efficacy of tramadol, lidocaine, and a combination of tramadol with lidocaine in pain relief using periprostatic nerve block technique by guidance of transrectal ultrasound (TRUS) before the prostate biopsy (PBx).<h4>Materials and methods</h4>For the indication of TRUS-PBx, the patients with a prostate-specific antigen (PSA) level >4.0 ng/mL or ... Read more >>

Urology (Urology)
[2015, 85(6):1247-1251]

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Comparison of demographic data in patients undergoing Percutaneous Nephrolithotomy in Southeastern Anatolia and the Black Sea region: A multicenter study.

Ömer Bayrak, Kadir Önem, İlker Seçkiner, Aykut Sırtbaş, Sakıp Erturhan, Ramazan Aşçı, Haluk Şen, Recep Büyükalpelli, Ahmet Erbağcı, Cankon Germiyanoğlu, Faruk Yağcı,

OBJECTIVE:The aim of this study was to compare demographic data in adult patients undergoing percutaneous nephrolithotomy (PNL) for kidney stone disease in university hospitals from Southeastern Anatolia and the Black Sea regions. MATERIAL AND METHODS:The demographic data of 535 (53.3%) patients undergoing PNL from Gaziantep University, Department of Urology (GAUN ... Read more >>

Turk J Urol (Turkish journal of urology)
[2014, 40(1):31-34]

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Comparison of the complications and the cost of open and laparoscopic radical nephrectomy in renal tumors larger than 7 centimeters.

Omer Bayrak, Ilker Seckiner, Sakip Erturhan, Gokhan Cil, Ahmet Erbagci, Faruk Yagci,

<h4>Purpose</h4>To compare the complications and the cost analysis of open radical nephrectomy (ORN) versus laparoscopic radical nephrectomy (LRN) in patients with renal tumors larger than 7 centimeters (cm).<h4>Materials and methods</h4>A retrospective analysis was performed in 173 patients (ORN group, n = 140; LRN group, n = 33) who underwent surgery ... Read more >>

Urol J (Urology journal)
[2014, 11(1):1222-1227]

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Primary amyloidosis of the bladder mimicking bladder tumor.

Ömer Bayrak, Zehra Bozdağ, Gökhan Urgun, Faruk Yağcı,

Amyloidosis is a benign, non-neoplastic disease characterized by the deposition of extracellular fibrillar protein in tissues or organs, which may be systemic or localized. Primary amyloidosis localized in the bladder is very rare in the literature and may mimic bladder cancer at presentation. A 31-year-old female patient consulted to our ... Read more >>

Turk J Urol (Turkish journal of urology)
[2014, 40(1):59-61]

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Transvaginal repair of unrecognized bladder injury after transobturator tape surgery.

Ömer Bayrak, Ahmet Erbağcı, Haluk Şen, Sakıp Erturhan, Faruk Yağcı, İlker Seçkiner,

Currently, minimally invasive surgeries, which are often characterized by reliable and successful results, are preferred for the treatment of stress urinary incontinence. Although all of the currently used surgeries are minimally invasive, morbidities, including hemorrhage, voiding dysfunction, infection, pain, skin infection and erosion, and bladder injuries, are observed. We detected ... Read more >>

Turk J Urol (Turkish journal of urology)
[2013, 39(4):277-280]

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Comparative outcomes of plasmakinetic versus monopolar transurethral resection of benign prostatic hyperplasia: 7 years' results.

Sakıp Erturhan, Ömer Bayrak, İlker Seçkiner, Asaf Demirbağ, Ahmet Erbağcı, Faruk Yağcı,

OBJECTIVE:We compared results from the standard monopolar or the bipolar plasmakinetic method for the transurethral resection of the prostate (TURP) due to benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) at 4 and 7 years after surgery (medium to long term). MATERIAL AND METHODS:A retrospective analysis was performed on the complete data from 124 ... Read more >>

Turk J Urol (Turkish journal of urology)
[2013, 39(4):220-225]

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Comparative analyses of percutaneous nephrolithotomy versus open surgery in pediatric urinary stone disease.

Omer Bayrak, Ilker Seckiner, Sakip Erturhan, Ibrahim Duzgun, Faruk Yagci,

<h4>Purpose</h4>The aim of this study is to compare the efficiency and reliability of percutaneous nephrolithotomy (PCNL) and open surgery for pediatric urinary stone disease.<h4>Methods</h4>The retrospective analysis included 116 patients (69 PCNL, 47 open stone surgery). The stone surface area, stone-free rates, hospitalization time, blood transfusion rates, and the D-J implantation ... Read more >>

Pediatr Surg Int (Pediatric surgery international)
[2012, 28(10):1025-1029]

Cited: 7 times

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Adult intrarenal neuroblastoma presenting as renal cell carcinoma.

Omer Bayrak, Ilker Seckiner, Sakip Erturhan, Abdullah Aydin, Faruk Yagci,

Can Urol Assoc J (Canadian Urological Association journal = Journal de l'Association des urologues du Canada)
[2012, 6(4):E144-6]

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Effects of intravesical dexpanthenol use on lipid peroxidation and bladder histology in a chemical cystitis animal model.

Omer Bayrak, Ilker Seckiner, Mehmet Solakhan, Metin Karakok, Sakip M Erturhan, Faruk Yagci,

<h4>Objective</h4>To demonstrate the effects of intravesical dexpanthenol use on bladder histology and lipid peroxidation in a chemical cystitis animal model.<h4>Methods</h4>Thirty-five New Zealand rabbits were divided into 3 groups. Cystitis was conducted with transurethral intravesical hydrochloric acid instillation on the subjects in groups I and II. Then, Group I subjects were ... Read more >>

Urology (Urology)
[2012, 79(5):1023-1026]

Cited: 6 times

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A prospective, randomized controlled study comparing lidocaine and tramadol in periprostatic nerve blockage for transrectal ultrasound-guided prostate biopsy.

Ilker Seçkiner, Haluk Sen, Sakıp Erturhan, Faruk Yağcı,

<h4>Objectives</h4>To assess the efficacy of tramadol and lidocaine in reducing pain using the periprostatic nerve block technique with a spinal needle, guided by transrectal ultrasound (TRUS) before the biopsy application.<h4>Methods</h4>Of the 112 eligible candidates who were asked to participate in the study, 90 agreed and provided informed consent. These 90 ... Read more >>

Urology (Urology)
[2011, 78(2):257-260]

Cited: 7 times

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Evaluation of urinary oxalate levels in patients receiving gastrointestinal lipase inhibitor.

Kemal Sarica, Ersin Akarsu, Sakip Erturhan, Faruk Yagci, Sebnem Aktaran, Bulent Altay,

<h4>Objective</h4>The purpose of this study was to examine the possible effects of a gastrointestinal lipase inhibitor "Orlistat (Xenical)" on the intestinal absorption of oxalate and thereby on the urinary levels of oxalate excretion in overweight patients.<h4>Methods and procedures</h4>Long-term follow-up data of 95 cases (57 men, 38 women; M/W=1.5) were documented. ... Read more >>

Obesity (Silver Spring) (Obesity (Silver Spring, Md.))
[2008, 16(7):1579-1584]

Cited: 12 times

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Evaluation of relationship between HIF-1alpha immunoreactivity and stage, grade, angiogenic profile and proliferative index in bladder urothelial carcinomas.

Hale Deniz, Metin Karakök, Faruk Yagci, Muhammet Emin Güldür,

Hypoxia-inducible factor-1alpha (HIF-1alpha) is a critical regulatory protein of cellular response to hypoxia. In this study, we evaluated the relationship of HIF-1alpha with clinicopathologic parameters such as tumor stage and grade, as well as angiogenic profile and proliferation index. The immunoreactivity of HIF-1alpha was assessed in 70 cases of primary ... Read more >>

Int Urol Nephrol (International urology and nephrology)
[2010, 42(1):103-107]

Cited: 21 times

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The use of artificial neural networks in decision support in vesicoureteral reflux treatment.

Ilker Seckiner, Serap Ulusam Seckiner, Sakip Erturhan, Ahmet Erbagci, Mehmet Solakhan, Faruk Yagci,

<h4>Aim</h4>To develop a prediction model based on artificial neural networks (ANN) for the treatment selection in vesicoureteral reflux (VUR).<h4>Methods</h4>A total of 96 children with VUR (145 ureteric units (UU)) were treated at our institution during 2004-2006. An ANN based on quick propagation architecture was created with the commercially available software ... Read more >>

Urol Int (Urologia internationalis)
[2008, 80(3):283-286]

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Verapamil prevents the apoptotic and hemodynamic changes in response to unilateral ureteral obstruction.

Sukru O Topcu, Sukru Celik, Sakip Erturhan, Ahmet Erbagci, Faruk Yagci, Ramazan Ucak,

<h4>Introduction</h4>Obstruction of the urinary tract has marked effects on renal blood flow, glomerular filtration rate (GFR), and tubular function. Moreover, ureteral obstruction results in an injury response that can progress to irreversible renal fibrosis and tubular atrophy by apoptosis.<h4>Methods</h4>We examined the effect of a calcium channel blocker (verapamil) on renal ... Read more >>

Int J Urol (International journal of urology : official journal of the Japanese Urological Association)
[2008, 15(4):350-355]

Cited: 8 times

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Verapamil attenuates renal tubular apoptosis in response to partial unilateral ureteral obstruction.

Sukru Oguzkan Topcu, Ahmet Erbagci, Sakip Erturhan, Faruk Yagci, Ramazan Ucak,

<h4>Introduction</h4>Partial unilateral ureteral obstruction (PUUO) is the type of obstruction that is most often encountered in pediatric clinical practice. The majority of our knowledge on PUUO has been derived from experimental studies and the effects of PUUO on the kidney have still been a source of continual investigation.<h4>Material and methods</h4>In ... Read more >>

Urol Int (Urologia internationalis)
[2008, 80(1):84-89]

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Primary synovial sarcoma of the kidney: use of PET/CT in diagnosis and follow-up.

Sakip Erturhan, Ilker Seçkiner, Sabri Zincirkeser, Ahmet Erbagci, Mehmet Celik, Faruk Yagci, Metin Karakok,

Primary renal synovial sarcoma is a rarely seen renal neoplasm. An experienced uropathologist is needed to make the pathological diagnosis. A patient, operated on with a prediagnosis of renal cell carcinoma, the pathology of which was reported as synovial sarcoma, is presented in this article. 18F-fluoro-deoxyglucose positron emission tomography and ... Read more >>

Ann Nucl Med (Annals of nuclear medicine)
[2008, 22(3):225-229]

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Comparative evaluation of efficacy of use of tamsulosin and/or tolterodine for medical treatment of distal ureteral stones.

Sakip Erturhan, Ahmet Erbagci, Faruk Yagci, Mehmet Celik, Mehmet Solakhan, Kemal Sarica,

<h4>Objectives</h4>To evaluate the activity of the therapeutic agents (tamsulosin and/or tolterodine) used to accelerate the expulsion of stones and to reduce the probable complications during observation of the medical treatment of distal ureteral stones to allow spontaneous passage.<h4>Methods</h4>A total of 120 patients with distal ureteral stones were included in the ... Read more >>

Urology (Urology)
[2007, 69(4):633-636]

Cited: 38 times

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Effect of potassium citrate therapy on stone recurrence and regrowth after extracorporeal shockwave lithotripsy in children.

Kemal Sarica, Sakip Erturhan, Cihanser Yurtseven, Faruk Yagci,

<h4>Background and purpose</h4>Stone disease in children may cause functional and morphologic changes in the urinary tract during longer-term follow-up. Prevention of stone recurrence will be possible only with careful metabolic evaluation and appropriate management. The possible preventive effects of potassium citrate therapy on true stone recurrence, as well as regrowth ... Read more >>

J Endourol (Journal of endourology)
[2006, 20(11):875-879]

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Evaluation of heat shock protein 70 expression in renal parenchyma subjected to shockwave lithotripsy.

Kemal Sarica, Ibrahim Sari, Ahmet Erbagci, Faruk Yagci, Cihanser Yurtseven, Metin Karakok,

In this experimental study in a rabbit model, renal parenchymal heat shock protein 70 (hsp70) levels were assessed in an attempt to evaluate the traumatic effects of high-energy shockwaves (HESW), which have been found to induce transient ischemia during the procedure.Eighteen white New Zealand rabbits, each weighing 3 to 5 ... Read more >>

J Endourol (Journal of endourology)
[2003, 17(9):805-808]

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Conservative management of overactive bladder in children: evaluation of clinical and urodynamic results.

Kemal Sarica, Faruk Yağci, Sakip Erturhan, Cihanser Yurtseven,

<h4>Objective</h4>Overactive bladder in children may indicate serious anatomic as well as functional changes in both the lower and upper urinary tracts. In order to prevent such problems, these patients should be diagnosed quickly and treated appropriately. In this study, children with diurnal and nocturnal enuresis symptoms (without any underlying neurological ... Read more >>

J Pediatr Urol (Journal of pediatric urology)
[2006, 2(1):34-39]

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Limitation of apoptotic changes in renal tubular cell injury induced by hyperoxaluria.

Kemal Sarica, Ahmet Erbagci, Faruk Yağci, Kemal Bakir, Sakip Erturhan, Ramazan Uçak,

Renal tubular epithelium is the major target for oxalate induced injury, and sustained hyperoxaluria together with CaOx crystal formation/deposition may induce renal tubular cell damage and/or dysfunction. This may express itself in cell apoptosis. To evaluate the possible protective effects of certain agents (vitamin E, potassium citrate, allopurinol, verapamil and ... Read more >>

Urol Res (Urological research)
[2004, 32(4):271-277]

Cited: 13 times

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Evaluation of adrenomedullin levels in renal parenchyma subjected to extracorporeal shockwave lithotripsy.

Kemal Sarica, Ibrahim Sari, Ayşe Balat, Ahmet Erbağci, Cihanser Yurtseven, Faruk Yağci, Metin Karakök,

Despite its safety and efficacy, the traumatic effects of high-energy shock waves (HESW) on renal morphology and function during long-term follow-up have yet to be elucidated. Although the main target of shock waves is the stone located in the kidney, the surrounding tissue and other organs are also subjected to ... Read more >>

Urol Res (Urological research)
[2003, 31(4):267-271]

Cited: 6 times

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Effects of shock wave lithotripsy on plasma and urinary levels of nitrite and adrenomedullin.

Kemal Sarica, Ayse Balat, Ahmet Erbagci, Mustafa Cekmen, Muhittin Yurekli, Faruk Yagci,

<h4>Purpose</h4>In this prospective clinical study, we aimed to determine whether shockwave lithotripsy (SWL) has any specific effect on plasma as well as urinary nitrite, a stabile metabolite of nitric oxide (NO) and adrenomedullin (AM) concentrations, and to investigate whether these variables can be used as a marker for detecting shockwave-induced ... Read more >>

Urol Res (Urological research)
[2003, 31(5):347-351]

Cited: 7 times

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Adrenomedullin and nitric oxide in children with detrusor instability.

Ayşe Balat, Kemal Sarica, Mustafa Cekmen, Muhittin Yürekli, Faruk Yağci, Ahmet Erbağci,

Detrusor instability (DI) and detrusor-external sphincter dyssynergia lead to poor bladder emptying and high bladder pressure. Recent results indicate that nitric oxide (NO) is an important transmitter or messenger molecule in autonomic neurotransmission. Adrenomedullin (AM) is a potent vasodilator and natriuretic peptide, originally purified from human pheochromocytoma. Since NO and ... Read more >>

Pediatr Nephrol (Pediatric nephrology (Berlin, Germany))
[2003, 18(5):422-425]

Cited: 2 times

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