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The Effect of Spinal and General Anesthesia on Metastatic Lymph Node Flow in Bladder Cancer Surgery: A Pilot Study.

Selda Sen, Ozum Tuncyurek, Ersen Ertekin, Mehmet Dündar, Imran Kurt Omurlu, Sinem Sari,

<h4>Introduction</h4>The sympathetic regulation of contractile function of lymphatic vessels has received much attention in terms of metastasis mechanism nowadays in animal studies. The aim of the study to evaluate the effect of spinal or general anesthesia on flow in malignant lymph nodes in patients undergoing bladder tumor surgery with doppler ... Read more >>

Agri (Agri : Agri (Algoloji) Dernegi'nin Yayin organidir = The journal of the Turkish Society of Algology)
[2021, 33(3):142-147]

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Can Complete Blood Count Parameters Predict Retinopathy of Prematurity?

Ayşe İpek Akyüz Ünsal, Özge Key, Duygu Güler, İmran Kurt Omurlu, Ayşe Anık, Buket Demirci, Sema Dündar,

<h4>Objectives</h4>To predict the risk of retinopathy of prematurity (ROP) development according to routine complete blood count (CBC) parameters.<h4>Materials and methods</h4>The medical records and CBC results of 150 premature neonates were retrospectively evaluated. As ROP develops 1 month after birth, first month CBC profiles of neonates without ROP (non-ROP), with ROP ... Read more >>

Turk J Ophthalmol (Turkish journal of ophthalmology)
[2020, 50(2):87-93]

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The relation between serum vitamin D levels, viral infections and severity of attacks in children with recurrent wheezing.

Cemal Eroglu, Faruk Demir, Duygu Erge, Pinar Uysal, Sevin Kirdar, Mustafa Yilmaz, Imran Kurt Omurlu,

<h4>Introduction and objectives</h4>Vitamin D deficiency is associated with increased susceptibility to infections and wheezing. We aimed to evaluate the relation between vitamin D levels, viral infections and severity of attacks in children with recurrent wheezing.<h4>Materials and methods</h4>A total of 52 patients who applied with wheezing, at the ages of 12-60 ... Read more >>

Allergol Immunopathol (Madr) (Allergologia et immunopathologia)
[2019, 47(6):591-597]

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The evaluation of cardiac functions according to chronic obstructive pulmonary disease groups.

Onur Yazici, Sule Tas Gulen, Ufuk Eryilmaz, Imran Kurt Omurlu,

<b>Objectives:</b> We aimed to compare right and left ventricular functions by echocardiography (ECHO) according to chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) groups, and to determine their associations with functional parameters.<b>Methods:</b> Data of patients with COPD who underwent ECHO between 2015 and 2018 were analyzed retrospectively. The results of pulmonary function tests, ... Read more >>

Aging Male (The aging male : the official journal of the International Society for the Study of the Aging Male)
[2020, 23(2):106-111]

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Survival after cardiopulmonary arrest in a tertiary care hospital in Turkey.

Sinan Yilmaz, Imran Kurt Omurlu,

BACKGROUND:Despite significant improvements in the field of cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) over the past 40 years, disparate survival rates are reported after in-hospital cardiac arrest (IHCA). Few studies have addressed the effect of comorbid conditions on survival after IHCA. OBJECTIVE:Examine IHCAs over a two-year period, determine survival rates, and assess the ... Read more >>

Ann Saudi Med (Annals of Saudi medicine)
[2019, 39(2):92-99]

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The Levels of Serum Biomarkers in Stable Asthma Patients with Comorbidities.

Emel Ceylan, Sertan Bulut, Mustafa Yilmaz, Hüseyin Örün, Fisun Karadağ, İmran Kurt Ömürlü, Sevin Kirdar, Aslıhan Karul,

The effects of comorbidities on systemic inflammation markers in stable asthmatics and the consequences of such effects have not been well evaluated. We aimed to evaluate the effect of comorbidities on clinical manifestations and systemic inflammation in asthmatic patients under control. The study group consisted of asthmatic patients who applied ... Read more >>

Iran J Allergy Asthma Immunol (Iranian journal of allergy, asthma, and immunology)
[2019, 18(1):27-37]

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Retinopathy of prematurity risk factors: Does human milk prevent retinopathy of prematurity?

Ayşe İpek Akyüz-Ünsal, Özge Key, Duygu Güler, Sinan Bekmez, Mehtap Sagus, Abdullah Barış Akcan, İmran Kurt-Omurlu, Ayşe Anık, Sema Oruç-Dündar, Münevver Türkmen,

Akyüz-Ünsal Aİ, Key Ö, Güler D, Bekmez S, Sagus M, Akcan AB, Kurt-Omurlu İ, Anık A, Oruç-Dündar S, Türkmen M. Retinopathy of prematurity risk factors: Does human milk prevent retinopathy of prematurity? Turk J Pediatr 2019; 61: 13-19. The aim of this study was to investigate the risk factors for ... Read more >>

Turk J Pediatr (The Turkish journal of pediatrics)
[2019, 61(1):13-19]

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Mothers' emotional states and attitudes regarding their children with asthma.

Sibelnur Avcil, Pınar Uysal, Faruk Demir, Duygu Erge, Imran Kurt Omurlu, Ayse Yenigun,

<h4>Objectives</h4>The aim of this study was to investigate the associations of asthma with the psychological profile (depression and anxiety) of children with asthma and their mothers as well as the attitudes of these mothers toward their children and their family relationships.<h4>Methods</h4>Sixty-four children with asthma, 60 healthy children and their mothers ... Read more >>

J Asthma (The Journal of asthma : official journal of the Association for the Care of Asthma)
[2019, 56(6):618-626]

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The correlation of prognostic biomarkers (Ki-67, Bcl-2, HIF-1α, cyclin D1) with metabolic tumor volume measured by F-FDG PET/CT inlaryngeal cancer.

Aylin Eryilmaz, Arzu Cengiz, Yesim Basal, Ibrahim Meteoglu, Imran Kurt Omurlu, Yakup Yurekli,

<h4>Objectives</h4>To investigate the correlation between tumor stage, Ki-67, Bcl-2, hypoxia inducible factor-1α (HIF-1α), cyclin D1 and metabolic tumor volume (MTV), total lesion glycolysis (TLG), maximum standardized uptake value (SUV<sub>max</sub>) measured by <sup>18</sup>F fluorodeoxyglucose positron emission tomography/computed tomography (FDG PET/CT) in patients diagnosed with laryngeal cancer.<h4>Patients and methods</h4>In this study, included ... Read more >>

J Cancer Res Ther (Journal of cancer research and therapeutics)
[2018, 14(5):994-998]

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Second trimester maternal serum-amniotic fluid nitric oxide and vascular endothelial growth factor levels in relation to uterine artery Doppler indices in pregnancies with normal outcome.

Emre Zafer, Cigdem Yenisey, Meryem Kurek Eken, Ezgi Ozdemir, Imran Kurt Omurlu, Hasan Yuksel,

The aim of the present study was to explore the possible relations of maternal serum and amniotic fluid nitric oxide (NO) and of vascular endothelial growth factor A (VEGF-A) concentrations with uterine artery Doppler indices (UtADs) in a healthy second trimester obstetric population. In this regard, the levels of NO ... Read more >>

J Obstet Gynaecol (Journal of obstetrics and gynaecology : the journal of the Institute of Obstetrics and Gynaecology)
[2018, 38(8):1088-1092]

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Effect of Pycnogenol® on an experimental rat model of allergic conjunctivitis.

Ayse Ipek Akyuz Unsal, Tolga Kocaturk, Ceren Gunel, Ibrahim Meteoglu, Imran Kurt Omurlu, Harun Cakmak, Buket Demirci,

<h4>Background</h4>Allergic conjunctivitis (AC) is a frequent and challenging disease in ophthalmology practice. Cell protective effect of Pycnogenol® (PYC) depends on its antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties. The aim of the study is to investigate the effect of PYC on an experimental AC model.<h4>Methods</h4>Ovalbumin and Al(OH)<sub>3</sub> were given seven times intraperitoneally (i.p.) ... Read more >>

Graefes Arch Clin Exp Ophthalmol (Graefe's archive for clinical and experimental ophthalmology = Albrecht von Graefes Archiv fur klinische und experimentelle Ophthalmologie)
[2018, 256(7):1299-1304]

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Common Methylenetetrahydrofolate Reductase Polymorphisms (A1298C & C677T) in Ectopic Trophoblasts and Methotrexate Treatment Failure in Tubal Pregnancies.

Emre Zafer, Nesibe Kahraman Cetin, Ozgur Deniz Turan, Evrim Kardelen, Imran Kurt Omurlu, Hasan Yuksel,

<h4>Objectives</h4>The success rate of methotrexate (MTX) therapy varies among tubal ectopic pregnancies. Common methylenetetrahydrofolate reductase (MTHFR) polymorphisms (C677T&A1298C) have been suggested to alter MTX effect. This study aimed to assess and compare MTX treatment failure rates with respect to MTHFR polymorphisms in trophoblasts of ectopic tubal pregnancies.<h4>Material and methods</h4>A retrospective ... Read more >>

Ginekol Pol (Ginekologia polska)
[2018, 89(10):536-540]

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[Genotypes of rhinoviruses in children and adults patients with acute respiratory tract infections].

Eda Demirkan, Sevin Kırdar, Emel Ceylan, Ayşe Yenigün, İmran Kurt Ömürlü,

Rhinovirus (RV) is one of the most frequent causative agent of acute respiratory tract infections in the world. The virus may cause a mild cold, as well as more serious clinical symptoms in patients with immune system deficiency or comorbidities. Rhinoviruses have been identified by molecular methods under three types: ... Read more >>

Mikrobiyol Bul (Mikrobiyoloji bulteni)
[2017, 51(4):350-360]

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Effect of Etanercept on the Formation of Epidural Fibrosis in an Experimental Model.

Zahir Kizilay, Nesibe Kahraman Cetin, Abdullah Topcu, Ozgur Ismailoglu, Imran Kurt Omurlu, Serdar Aktas, Ali Yilmaz,

<h4>Aim</h4>To investigate the effects of local and systemic administration of etanercept on the formation of epidural fibrosis.<h4>Material and methods</h4>Twenty-eight rats were randomly divided into four equal groups (Control, SpongostanTM, Local etanercept and Systemic etanercept) and laminectomy was performed between T11 and L1 in all rats. SpongostanTM was soaked with saline ... Read more >>

Turk Neurosurg (Turkish neurosurgery)
[2018, 28(1):111-117]

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Vitamin D Receptor Level in Biopsy Specimen of Patients with Ulcerative Colitis: Results from a Center in Western Anatolia.

Adil Coskun, Irfan Yavasoglu, Ibrahim Meteoglu, Mustafa Unubol, Burak Yasar, Serkan Borazan, Imran Kurt Omurlu, Vahit Yukselen, M Hadi Yasa,

<h4>Background</h4>Ulcerative colitis (UC) is a chronic, inflammatory bowel diseases characterized by uncontrolled inflammatory condition of the colon and rectal mucosa marked by recurrent periods of remission and exacerbation. Vitamin D receptor (VDR) is a member of the steroid receptor family that mediates the effects of vitamin D by regulating transcription ... Read more >>

J Natl Med Assoc (Journal of the National Medical Association)
[2018, 110(3):276-280]

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Impact of Generalized Joint Laxity on Plantar Loading Patterns in Young Females.

Elif Aydın, Ayfer Metin Tellioğlu, Imran Kurt Ömürlü, Yasemin Turan,

<h4>Background</h4>Generalized joint laxity is often associated with gait deviations. The aim of this study was to investigate the static and dynamic loading pattern of the foot with increasing joint mobility and to discuss the potential impact of this condition on the plantar loading patterns.<h4>Methods</h4>Seventy female participants between ages of 18 ... Read more >>

Foot Ankle Int (Foot & ankle international)
[2017, 38(8):909-915]

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Postural balance control in women with generalized joint laxity.

Elif Aydın, Ayfer Metin Tellioğlu, İmran Kurt Ömürlü, Gizem Polat, Yasemin Turan,

<h4>Objectives</h4>This study aims to investigate the potential relationship between joint laxity and postural balance by using tetra-ataxiometric posturography (Tetrax®).<h4>Patients and methods</h4>A total of 69 healthy volunteers were included in the study and classified into three groups based on their hypermobility severity determined with Beighton-Horan hypermobility index scores. Of those, 29 ... Read more >>

Turk J Phys Med Rehabil (Turkish journal of physical medicine and rehabilitation)
[2017, 63(3):259-265]

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Inhibitory Effect of Pycnogenol® on Airway Inflammation in Ovalbumin-Induced Allergic Rhinitis.

Ceren Günel, Buket Demirci, Aylin Eryılmaz, Mustafa Yılmaz, İbrahim Meteoğlu, İmran Kurt Ömürlü, Yeşim Başal,

<h4>Background</h4>The supplement Pycnogenol<sup>®</sup> (PYC) has been used for the treatment of several chronic diseases including allergic rhinitis (AR). However, the in vivo effects on allergic inflammation have not been identified to date.<h4>Aims</h4>To investigate the treatment results of PYC on allergic inflammation in a rat model of allergic rhinitis.<h4>Study design</h4>Animal experimentation.<h4>Methods</h4>Allergic ... Read more >>

Balkan Med J (Balkan medical journal)
[2016, 33(6):620-626]

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Bone mineral density and vitamin D status in children with epilepsy, cerebral palsy, and cerebral palsy with epilepsy.

Ayse Tosun, Seda Erisen Karaca, Tolga Unuvar, Yakup Yurekli, Cigdem Yenisey, Imran Kurt Omurlu,

<h4>Purpose</h4>We aimed to evaluate the relationship between bone mineral density (BMD) disorders and possible risk factors in patients with epilepsy only (EO), cerebral palsy only (CPO), and cerebral palsy-epilepsy (CP + E).<h4>Methods</h4>A total of 122 patients [EO (n = 54), CPO (n = 30), CP + E (n = 38)] and 30 healthy children were evaluated. BMD was only measured ... Read more >>

Childs Nerv Syst (Child's nervous system : ChNS : official journal of the International Society for Pediatric Neurosurgery)
[2017, 33(1):153-158]

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Correlation between maternal serum-amniotic fluid anti-angiogenic factors and uterine artery Doppler indices.

Emre Zafer, Selda Demircan Sezer, Sumeyra Nergiz Avcioglu, Tolga Atakul, Imran Kurt Omurlu, Hasan Yuksel,

<h4>Purpose</h4>Elevated sFlt-1 and sEng is usually a clue for impending preeclampsia and intrauterine growth restriction. Likewise, uterine artery Doppler ultrasound is being investigated for prediction of similar conditions. In this study, we aimed to explore the possible relations of these two proteins in different body compartments with uterine artery Doppler ... Read more >>

J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med (The journal of maternal-fetal & neonatal medicine : the official journal of the European Association of Perinatal Medicine, the Federation of Asia and Oceania Perinatal Societies, the International Society of Perinatal Obstetricians)
[2017, 30(22):2653-2657]

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Craniofacial Characteristics of Thalassemia Major Patients.

Sacide Karakas, Ayfer Metin Tellioglu, Mehmet Bilgin, Imran Kurt Omurlu, Sercin Caliskan, Salih Coskun,

<h4>Objective</h4>Thalassemias major are the most common autosomal recessive disorders; they are characterized by anomalies in the synthesis of the beta chains of hemoglobin and are often associated with varying degrees of craniofacial anomalies. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the craniofacial dimensions of β-thalassemia patients and to identify ... Read more >>

Eurasian J Med (The Eurasian journal of medicine)
[2016, 48(3):204-208]

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The Effects of Rifampin, Povidone-Iodine and Hydrogen Peroxide on the Formation of Epidural Fibrosis in the Experimental Epidural Fibrosis Model.

Zahir Kizilay, Nesibe Kahraman Cetin, Özgur İsmailoglu, Ali Yılmaz, İmran Kurt Omurlu, Mehmet Erdal Coskun, Serdar Aktaş,

The aim of the study was to determine the effect of direct application of rifampin, povidone-iodine, and hydrogen peroxide on the formation of epidural fibrosis in rats. Forty-eight adult male Wistar albino rats were equally and randomly divided into four groups (laminectomy, topical rifampin, topical povidone-iodine, and topical hydrogen peroxide). ... Read more >>

Inflammation (Inflammation)
[2016, 39(4):1495-1502]

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Preoperative magnetic resonance imaging evaluation of semitendinosus tendon in anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction: Does this have an effect on graft choice?

Mutlu Cobanoglu, Ferit Tufan Ozgezmez, Imran Kurt Omurlu, Ilhan Ozkan, Sevki Oner Savk, Emre Cullu,

<h4>Background</h4>Anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstruction with ST autograft is sometimes unsuccessful because of harvested thin graft. Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) can be a useful tool to evaluate the thickness of the graft. This study is performed to evaluate whether there is any correlation between diameters and cross-sectional area (CSA) of ... Read more >>

Indian J Orthop (Indian journal of orthopaedics)
[2016, 50(5):499-504]

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Which one is more effective for the clinical treatment of chronic pain in knee osteoarthritis: radiofrequency neurotomy of the genicular nerves or intra-articular injection?

Sinem Sarı, Osman N Aydın, Yasemin Turan, Pınar Özlülerden, Ufuk Efe, İmran Kurt Ömürlü,

<h4>Objectives</h4>To compare the efficacy of intra-articular injection and radiofrequency (RF) neurotomy of genicular nerves in patients with chronic knee osteoarthritis (OA) pain.<h4>Methods</h4>Seventy-three patients with knee OA were included in the study. Patients were randomly assigned to Group IA (intra-articular 2.5 mL of bupivacaine, 2.5 mg of morphine and 1 mL ... Read more >>

Int J Rheum Dis (International journal of rheumatic diseases)
[2018, 21(10):1772-1778]

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Protective effect of Pycnogenol on cisplatin-induced ototoxicity in rats.

Aylin Eryilmaz, Nuket Eliyatkin, Buket Demirci, Yesim Basal, Imran Kurt Omurlu, Ceren Gunel, Safiye Aktas, Ali Toka, Sema Basak,

<h4>Context</h4>Pycnogenol<sup>®</sup>, which is French maritime pine bark extract, is a potent antioxidant. It is used in medical conditions caused by oxidative stress. Cisplatin (cis-diamminedichloroplatinum II) is an antineoplastic agent. However, its serious side effects such as ototoxicity limit its usage.<h4>Objective</h4>Antioxidants can be used to prevent ototoxicity. We investigated the effect ... Read more >>

Pharm Biol (Pharmaceutical biology)
[2016, 54(11):2777-2781]

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