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Prospective evaluation of free radicals and antioxidant activity following 6-month risedronate treatment in patients with postmenopausal osteoporosis
In addition to the well-described implications of estrogen deficiency in postmenopausal osteoporosis (PMO), free radicals are also effective on bone metabolism. The antioxidant vitamins C and E play an important role ...
The utility of faces pain scale in a chronic musculoskeletal pain model
The main aim of this study was to investigate the clinical utility and sensitivity to change of faces pain scale (FPS) in patients with shoulder pain, chosen as a chronic pain model. The secondary aim was to determine ...
Rehabilitative approach to rheumatological diseases
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A retrospective analysis of amniocenteses performed for advanced maternal age and various other indications in Turkish women
Objective: Prenatal cytogenetic diagnostic methods for the diagnosis of fetal chromosomal anomalies have been used reliably over the last 40 years. Advanced maternal age has become a basic indication for amniocentesis. ...
Effects of different pulmonary surfactants in the prevention of postoperative intraabdominal adhesion formation
Background: After abdominal surgery, the formation of postoperative adhesion is a serious problem. The aim of the study is to evaluate the efficacy of 2 different pulmonary surfactants, poractant and beractant, on adhesion ...
Evaluation of apoptosis along with bcl-2 and ki-67 expression in patients with intestinal metaplasia
The primary aim is to compare individuals with intestinal metaplasia (IM), chronic active gastritis (CAG), and normal gastric mucosa (NGM) in terms of apoptosis, proliferation, and Bcl-2 expression. The secondary aim is ...
Role of cytological characteristics of benign thyroid nodules on effectiveness of their treatment with levothyroxine
Introduction: Levothyroxine (LT4) therapy has been used for the treatment of euthyroid nodular goiter, but there are controversial results about its usefulness. We aimed to evaluate the possible role of benign nodules’ ...
Levobupivacaine for postoperative pain management in circumcision: caudal blocks or dorsal penile nerve block
Objectives: In this study, we evaluated the analgesic efficacy and adverse effect profile of levobupivacaine in caudal and DPNB in postcircumcision pediatric patients. Methods: Sixty boys between 2-10 years of age ...
Maternal and umbilical cord ischemia-modified albumin levels in nonreassuring fetal heart rate tracings regarding the mode of delivery
Objective: To evaluate umbilical cord blood ischemia-modified albumin (IMA) levels in cases of fetal distress (FD) and to explore fetal blood IMA levels regarding the route of delivery. Methods: Umbilical cord and ...
The classic Glenn operation in the double inlet left ventricle: a 20-year follow-up
Functional univentricular heart is a rare and complex congenital anomaly. The prognosis is usually poor without any surgical intervention and long-term survival is rare. In this article, we report a 57-year-old female ...