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Relation of parity and homocysteine to bone mineral density of postmenopausal women.

Necat Yilmaz, Necip Kepkep, Hülya Kanbur Ciçek, Ahmet Celik, Iclal Meram,

Osteoporosis is a major problem in contemporary society. However, there is not enough data on multiparity and osteoporosis from developing and/or undeveloped countries on a large scale. Selection of participants in this study was aimed at the detection of bone status in healthy (normal bone mineral density) postmenopausal (n = ... Read more >>

Clin Lab (Clinical laboratory)
[2006, 52(1-2):49-56]

Cited: 8 times

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Increased homocysteine in heart failure: a result of renal impairment?

Nur Aksoy, Mehmet Aksoy, Mahmut Cakmak, Hasan Serdar Gergerlioglu, Vedat Davutoglu, Serdar Soydinc, Iclal Meram,

<h4>Background</h4>Hyperhomocysteinemia may constitute a risk factor for patients with severe heart failure. This study examines the relationship between plasma homocysteine concentration and left ventricular ejection fraction with renal function in heart failure patients free of coronary artery disease.<h4>Methods</h4>Left ventricular ejection fraction was documented in 62 patients with advanced heart failure ... Read more >>

Clin Chem Lab Med (Clinical chemistry and laboratory medicine)
[2006, 44(11):1324-1329]

Cited: 4 times

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Plasma copper and zinc levels in chronic viral hepatitis.

Iclal Meram, Fatma Sirmatel, Sibel Ahi, Mehmet Tarakcioglu,

<h4>Objective</h4>The relationship between chronic hepatitis and trace metals has not been understood clearly. Copper (Cu) and zinc (Zn) are essential trace elements for several metabolic processes. Overload or deficiency of these elements can lead to metabolic disorders and some other diseases. In this study, we aimed to examine the relationship ... Read more >>

Saudi Med J (Saudi medical journal)
[2004, 25(8):1066-1069]

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Increased oxidative stress and altered activities of erythrocyte free radical scavenging enzymes in autism.

S Salih Zoroglu, Ferah Armutcu, Sakir Ozen, Ahmet Gurel, Ercan Sivasli, Ozer Yetkin, Iclal Meram,

There is great evidence in recent years that oxygen free radicals play an important role in the pathophysiology of many neuropsychiatric disorders. The present study was performed to assess the changes in red blood cells thiobarbituric acid-reactive substances (TBARS) levels, and superoxide dismutase (SOD), catalase (CAT), adenosine deaminase (ADA) and ... Read more >>

Eur Arch Psychiatry Clin Neurosci (European archives of psychiatry and clinical neuroscience)
[2004, 254(3):143-147]

Cited: 92 times

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Vitamin A and beta-carotene levels during pregnancy in Gaziantep, Turkey.

Iclal Meram, Ali Ihsan Bozkurt, Sahin Kilincer, Birgül Ozcirpici, Servet Ozgur,

Vitamin A levels during pregnancy have important influences on the health of pregnant women and the growing fetus. Therefore, plasma vitamin A and beta-carotene concentrations during pregnancy in Turkish women living in Gaziantep city were investigated in a prevalence study. Optimum sample size was determined as 252 for vitamin A ... Read more >>

Acta Medica (Hradec Kralove) (Acta medica (Hradec Kralove))
[2004, 47(3):189-193]

Cited: 2 times

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Plasma copper and zinc levels in pregnant women in Gaziantep, Turkey.

Iclal Meram, Ali I Bozkurt, Sibel Ahi, Servet Ozgur,

<h4>Objective</h4>Trace elements such as copper and zinc are important factors on the health of pregnant women, fetus and embryonic development. Since these elements have important influences on health of pregnant women and the growing fetus, this study was designed to evaluate the zinc and copper status of pregnant women in ... Read more >>

Saudi Med J (Saudi medical journal)
[2003, 24(10):1121-1125]

Cited: 2 times

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Pathophysiological role of nitric oxide and adrenomedullin in autism.

Süleyman Salih Zoroğlu, Muhittin Yürekli, Iclal Meram, Sadik Söğüt, Hamdi Tutkun, Ozer Yetkin, Ercan Sivasli, Haluk Asuman Savaş, Medaim Yanik, Hasan Herken, Omer Akyol,

Several studies indicate that nitric oxide (NO) is involved in the aetiopathogenesis of many neuropsychiatric disorders such as schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, depression, Alzheimer's disease, Hungtington disease and stroke. Although it has not been investigated yet, several recent studies proposed that NO may have a pathophysiological role in autism. Adrenomedullin (AM), ... Read more >>

Cell Biochem Funct (Cell biochemistry and function)
[2003, 21(1):55-60]

Cited: 31 times

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The role of tissue reperfusion in the reexpansion injury of the lungs.

M Cumhur Sivrikoz, Bülent Tunçözgür, Mustafa Cekmen, Kemal Bakir, Iclal Meram, Emrah Koçer, Beyhan Cengiz, Levent Elbeyli,

OBJECTIVE:The aim was to discuss the balance between free radical damage and body defense mechanisms that occurred in reexpansed pulmonary tissue and to evaluate the relationship between the changes in the pulmonary circulation and the mentioned balance. METHODS:Twenty male Wistar Albino rats were used for these study results. Pneumothorax was ... Read more >>

Eur J Cardiothorac Surg (European journal of cardio-thoracic surgery : official journal of the European Association for Cardio-thoracic Surgery)
[2002, 22(5):721-727]

Cited: 33 times

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