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Short-term variations of optic coherence tomography findings in mild and severe chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
Objective To evaluate the short-term changes in subfoveal choroidal thickness (SFCT), ganglion cell complex (GCC) analysis, and retinal nerve fiber length (RNFL) of patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease ...
Rarely occurrance of two diffuse idiopathic neuroendocrine cell hyperplasia cases
Diffuse idiopathic pulmonary neuroendocrine cell hyperplasia (DIPNECH) is a rare disease which needsa long time for diagnosis and usually defined by case reports and small series. We reported two cases,one with 67 and the ...
Evaluation of COPD patient’s relatives assessment of disease awarness, load of care giving and loss of workforce: Turkish Thoracic Society COPD working group
Objective: Our aim is to measure the level of awareness of patient’s relatives COPD, to determine the caregiver burden of patient's relatives, and to determine whether there is a work day loss. Material and method: 252 ...
Carotid intima‐media thickness in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and survival: a multicenter prospective study
Introduction: Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is associated withincreased cardiovascular morbidity and mortality. Carotid intima-media thickness(CIMT) is a noninvasive method assessing atherosclerosis.Objective: ...
Do N-terminal pro-brain natriuretic peptide levels determine the prognosis of community acquired pneumonia?
Objective: Pneumonia is a leading cause of mortality worldwide, especially in theelderly. The use of clinical risk scores to determine prognosis is complex and thereforeleads to errors in clinical practice. Pneumonia can ...
Akciğer dışı tüberküloz Kocaeli Verem Savaş Dispanseri'nde takip edilen 331 olgunun retrospektif incilenmesi
INTRODUCTION: We aimed to evaluate the demographics, localisation, diagnostic methods and treatment outcome of patients with extrapulmonary tuberculosis treated between 2005 and 2011 in Kocaeli Tuberculosis Dispansary, ...