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    • An Overlap Syndrome Involving Autoimmune Hepatitis And Systemic Lupus Erythematosus In Childhood 

      Usta, Yusuf; Gurakan, Figen; Akcoren, Zuhal; Ozen, Seza (Baishideng Publishing Group Inc, 2007)
      We report a 12 years old female patient with an overlap syndrome involving autoimmune hepatitis (AIH) and systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE). The patient presented with jaundice, hepatosplenomegaly, malaise, polyarthralgia, ...
    • Cetuximab Plus Folfox6 Or Folfiri In Metastatic Colorectal Cancer: Cecog Trial 

      Ocvirk, Janja; Brodowicz, Thomas; Wrba, Fritz; Ciuleanu, Tudor E.; Kurteva, Galina; Beslija, Semir; Koza, Ivan; Zsuzsanna Papai; Messinger, Diethelm; Yilmaz, Ugur; Zsolt Faluhelyi; Yalcin, Suayib; Papamichael, Demetris; Miklos Wenczl; Mrsic-Krmpotic, Zrinka; Shacham-Shmueli, Einat; Vrbanec, Damir; Esser, Regina; Scheithauer, Werner; Zielinski, Christoph C. (Baishideng Publishing Group Inc, 2010)
      AIM: To investigate efficacy and safety of cetuximab combined with two chemotherapy regimens in patients with unresectable metastatic colorectal cancer (mCRC). METHODS: Randomized patients received cetuximab with 5-fluorouracil ...
    • Clinical Characteristics Of Caroli'S Syndrome 

      Yonem, Ozlem; Bayraktar, Yusuf (Baishideng Publishing Group Inc, 2007)
      Caroli's syndrome is characterized by multiple segmental cystic or saccular dilatations of intrahepatic bile ducts associated with congenital hepatic fibrosis. The clinical features of this syndrome reflect both the ...
    • Clinical Characteristics Of Idiopathic Portal Hypertension 

      Harmand, Ozgur; Bayraktar, Yusuf (Baishideng Publishing Group Inc, 2007)
      Idiopathic portal hypertension is one of the interesting causes of portal hypertension. Even in very developed medical centers, this disorder is still one of the most important misdiagnoses of clinical practice. To ...
    • Emergency Admissions Due To Swallowed Foreign Bodies In Adults 

      Erbil, Bulent; Karaca, Mehmet Ali; Aslaner, Mehmet Ali; Ibrahimov, Zaur; Kunt, Mehmet Mahir; Akpinar, Erhan; Ozmen, Mehmet Mahir (Baishideng Publishing Group Inc, 2013)
      AIM: To study a retrospective analysis of patients who presented to the emergency departments (ED) with complaints related to foreign body ingestions. METHODS: Patients older than 16 years of age who presented to the ED ...
    • Etiology And Consequences Of Thrombosis In Abdominal Vessels 

      Bayraktar, Yusuf; Harmanci, Ozgur (Baishideng Publishing Group Inc, 2006)
      The thrombophilia which can be either congenital or acquired in adult life has major implications in the abdominal vessels. The resulting portal vein thrombosis, Budd-Chiari syndrome and mesenteric vein thrombosis have a ...
    • Experience Of A Single Center With Congenital Hepatic Fibrosis: A Review Of The Literature 

      Shorbagi, Ali; Bayraktar, Yusuf (Baishideng Publishing Group Inc, 2010)
      Congenital hepatic fibrosis (CHF) is an autosomal recessive inherited malformation defined pathologically by a variable degree of periportal fibrosis and irregularly shaped proliferating bile ducts. It is one of the ...
    • Five Years' Experience With Capsule Endoscopy In A Single Center 

      Kav, Taylan; Bayraktar, Yusuf (Baishideng Publishing Group Inc, 2009)
      Capsule endoscopy (CE) is a novel technology that facilitates highly effective and noninvasive imaging of the small bowel. Although its efficacy in the evaluation of obscure gastrointestinal bleeding (OGIB) has been proven ...
    • Hepatic Venous Outflow Obstruction: Three Similar Syndromes 

      Bayraktar, Ulas Darda; Seren, Soley; Bayraktar, Yusuf (Baishideng Publishing Group Inc, 2007)
      Our goal is to provide a detailed review of venoocclusive disease (VOD), Budd-Chiari syndrome (BCS), and congestive hepatopathy(CH), all of which results in hepatic venous outflow obstruction. This is the first article in ...
    • Hepatitis C Virus Reactivation In Cancer Patients In The Era Of Targeted Therapies 

      Yazici, Ozan; Sendur, Mehmet Ali Nahit; Aksoy, Sercan (Baishideng Publishing Group Inc, 2014)
      The purpose of this review is to summarize the evidence of hepatitis C reactivation in cancer patients in the era of targeted therapies. Targeted therapies are novel therapeutics frequently used in cancer patients. During ...
    • How Much Helpful Is The Capsule Endoscopy For The Diagnosis Of Small Bowel Lesions? 

      Ersoy, Osman; Sivri, Bulent; Arslan, Serap; Batman, Figen; Bayraktar, Yusuf (Baishideng Publishing Group Inc, 2006)
      Aim: To assess the practically usefulness and diagnostic yield of this new method in a group of patients with suspected small bowel lesions. Methods: Capsule endoscopic (CE) examination by using M2A capsule endoscope TM ...
    • Non-Classical Phenotypes Of Autoimmune Hepatitis And Advances In Diagnosis And Treatment 

      Czaja, Albert I.; Bayraktar, Yusuf (Baishideng Publishing Group Inc, 2009)
      Non-classical manifestations of autoimmune hepatitis can delay diagnosis and treatment. Our aims were to describe the clinical phenotypes that can confound the diagnosis, detail scoring systems that can ensure their ...
    • Novel Variant Syndrome Associated With Congenital Hepatic Fibrosis 

      Bayraktar, Yusuf; Yonem, Ozlem; Varli, Kubilay; Taylan, Hande; Shorbagi, Ali; Sokmensuer, Cenk (Baishideng Publishing Group Inc, 2015)
      Congenital hepatic fibrosis is part of many different malformation syndromes, of which oculo-encephalohepato-renal syndrome is the most common. These syndromes largely overlap, and so accurate classification of individual ...
    • Portal Ductopathy: Clinical Importance And Nomenclature 

      Bayraktar, Yusuf (Baishideng Publishing Group Inc, 2011)
      Non-cirrhotic portal hypertension (PHT) accounts for about 20% of all PHT cases, portal vein thrombosis (PVT) resulting in cavernous transformation being the most common cause. All known complications of PHT may be encountered ...
    • Predictors Of Poor Outcome In Gastrointestinal Bleeding In Emergency Department 

      Kaya, Ender; Karaca, Mehmet Ali; Aldemir, Deniz; Ozmen, M. Mahir (Baishideng Publishing Group Inc, 2016)
      AIM: To determine the prognostic risk factors of gastrointestinal bleeding in emergency department cases. METHODS: The trial was a retrospective single-center study involving 600 patients over 18-years-old and carried out ...
    • Primary Sclerosing Cholangitis - What Is The Difference Between East And West? 

      Shorbagi, Ali; Bayraktar, Yusuf (Baishideng Publishing Group Inc, 2008)
      Primary sclerosing cholangitis (PSC) is a chronic, progressive, cholestatic liver disease characterized by inflammation and fibrotic obliteration of the hepatic biliary tree. It is commonly associated with inflammatory ...
    • Serum Beta 2-Microglobulin As A Biomarker In Inflammatory Bowel Disease 

      Yilmaz, Bulent; Koklu, Seyfettin; Yuksel, Osman; Arslan, Serap (Baishideng Publishing Group Inc, 2014)
      AIM: To investigate the diagnostic utility of beta 2 microglobulin (B2-M) levels and analyze this correlation with the activity of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). METHODS: Overall, 78 IBD patients and 30 healthy controls ...
    • Synchronous And Metachronous Occurrence Of Gastric Adenocarcinoma And Gastric Lymphoma: A Review Of The Literature 

      Hamaloglu, Erhan; Topaloglu, Serdar; Ozdemir, Arif; Ozenc, Ahmet (Baishideng Publishing Group Inc, 2006)
      The occurrence of both primary gastric lymphoma and gastric adenocarcinoma in the same patient is a rare entity. The possible causative factors of synchronous or metachronous occurrence of both malignancies and varieties ...
    • Voltage Gated Calcium Channel Antibody-Related Neurological Diseases 

      Bekircan-Kurt, Can Ebru; Ciftci, Eda Derle; Kurne, Asli Tuncer; Anlar, Banu (Baishideng Publishing Group Inc, 2015)
      Voltage gated calcium channel (VGCC) antibodies are generally associated with Lambert-Eaton myasthenic syndrome. However the presence of this antibody has been associated with paraneoplastic as well as nonparaneoplastic ...