Baris Afsar

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  1. ncbi request reprint Nondipping phenomenon and quality of life: are they related in essential hypertensive patients?
    Baris Afsar
    Department of Nephrology, Baskent University Hospital, Ankara, Turkey
    Clin Exp Hypertens 32:105-12. 2010
  2. ncbi request reprint The relationship between central hemodynamics, morning blood pressure surge, glycemic control and sodium intake in patients with type 2 diabetes and essential hypertension
    Baris Afsar
    Konya Numune State Hospital, Department of Nephrology, Turkey Electronic address
    Diabetes Res Clin Pract 104:420-6. 2014
  3. doi request reprint The relationship between magnesium and ambulatory blood pressure, augmentation index, pulse wave velocity, total peripheral resistance, and cardiac output in essential hypertensive patients
    Baris Afsar
    Department of Nephrology, Konya Numune State Hospital, Konya, Turkey Electronic address
    J Am Soc Hypertens 8:28-35. 2014
  4. ncbi request reprint The relation between Internet and social media use and the demographic and clinical parameters, quality of life, depression, cognitive function and sleep quality in hemodialysis patients: social media and hemodialysis
    Baris Afsar
    Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Nephrology, Konya Numune State Hospital, 42690, Konya, Turkey Electronic address
    Gen Hosp Psychiatry 35:625-30. 2013
  5. ncbi request reprint The comparison of 24-hour urinary sodium, albumin, and protein excretion in chronic kidney disease patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus using insulin detemir or insulin glargine
    Baris Afsar
    Division of Nephrology, Department of Internal Medicine, Konya Numune State Hospital, Ferhuniye Mah Hastane Cad, 42690, Konya, Turkey
    Clin Drug Investig 33:773-8. 2013
  6. ncbi request reprint Body shape index and mortality in hemodialysis patients
    Baris Afsar
    Department of Medicine, Division of Nephrology, Konya Numune State Hospital, Konya, Turkey
    Nutrition 29:1214-8. 2013
  7. ncbi request reprint Urinary albumin, protein excretion and circadian blood pressure in patients with fibromyalgia
    Baris Afsar
    Division of Nephrology, Department of Internal Medicine, Konya Numune State Hospital, Konya, Turkey
    Rheumatol Int 33:2391-8. 2013
  8. doi request reprint The relationship between depressive symptoms and erythropoietin resistance in stable hemodialysis patients with adequate iron stores
    Baris Afsar
    Department of Medicine, Division of Nephrology, Konya Numune State Hospital, Konya, Turkey
    Int J Artif Organs 36:314-9. 2013
  9. doi request reprint The relationship between cognitive function, depressive behaviour and sleep quality with 24-h urinary sodium excretion in patients with essential hypertension
    Baris Afsar
    Division of Nephrology, Department of Medicine, Konya Numune State Hospital, Ferhuniye Mah Hastane Cad, Konya, 42690, Turkey
    High Blood Press Cardiovasc Prev 20:19-24. 2013
  10. doi request reprint The relationship between sleep quality and daytime sleepiness and various anthropometric parameters in stable patients undergoing hemodialysis
    Baris Afsar
    Department of Medicine, Division of Nephrology, Konya Numune State Hospital, Konya, Turkey
    J Ren Nutr 23:296-301. 2013

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  1. ncbi request reprint Nondipping phenomenon and quality of life: are they related in essential hypertensive patients?
    Baris Afsar
    Department of Nephrology, Baskent University Hospital, Ankara, Turkey
    Clin Exp Hypertens 32:105-12. 2010
    ..Nocturnal nondipping, apart from having important prognostic implications for cardiovascular complications in essential hypertensive patients, is also related to quality of life, especially in its physical aspects...
  2. ncbi request reprint The relationship between central hemodynamics, morning blood pressure surge, glycemic control and sodium intake in patients with type 2 diabetes and essential hypertension
    Baris Afsar
    Konya Numune State Hospital, Department of Nephrology, Turkey Electronic address
    Diabetes Res Clin Pract 104:420-6. 2014
    ..The current study aimed to investigate the relationship between morning blood pressure surge (MBPS), hemodynamic parameters, glycemic control and 24-h urinary sodium excretion (USE) in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM)...
  3. doi request reprint The relationship between magnesium and ambulatory blood pressure, augmentation index, pulse wave velocity, total peripheral resistance, and cardiac output in essential hypertensive patients
    Baris Afsar
    Department of Nephrology, Konya Numune State Hospital, Konya, Turkey Electronic address
    J Am Soc Hypertens 8:28-35. 2014
    ..The unique mechanisms related with magnesium and Aix but not shared by other central parameters needs to be determined...
  4. ncbi request reprint The relation between Internet and social media use and the demographic and clinical parameters, quality of life, depression, cognitive function and sleep quality in hemodialysis patients: social media and hemodialysis
    Baris Afsar
    Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Nephrology, Konya Numune State Hospital, 42690, Konya, Turkey Electronic address
    Gen Hosp Psychiatry 35:625-30. 2013
    ..However, no study examined the relationship between Internet and social media use and quality of life, depression, cognitive function and sleep problems in HD patients...
  5. ncbi request reprint The comparison of 24-hour urinary sodium, albumin, and protein excretion in chronic kidney disease patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus using insulin detemir or insulin glargine
    Baris Afsar
    Division of Nephrology, Department of Internal Medicine, Konya Numune State Hospital, Ferhuniye Mah Hastane Cad, 42690, Konya, Turkey
    Clin Drug Investig 33:773-8. 2013
    ..Thus, the aim of the current study was to compare the effects of insulin detemir and insulin glargine on sodium, albumin, and protein excretion in patients with various stages of CKD and concomitant type 2 diabetes...
  6. ncbi request reprint Body shape index and mortality in hemodialysis patients
    Baris Afsar
    Department of Medicine, Division of Nephrology, Konya Numune State Hospital, Konya, Turkey
    Nutrition 29:1214-8. 2013
    ..The aim of this study was to determine the relationship between BSI and mortality in HD patients...
  7. ncbi request reprint Urinary albumin, protein excretion and circadian blood pressure in patients with fibromyalgia
    Baris Afsar
    Division of Nephrology, Department of Internal Medicine, Konya Numune State Hospital, Konya, Turkey
    Rheumatol Int 33:2391-8. 2013
    ..We suggest that circadian blood pressure and UPE are not independently associated with FM. However, UAE was related with the presence of FM. Studies are needed to confirm our findings and to highlight pathophysiologic mechanisms...
  8. doi request reprint The relationship between depressive symptoms and erythropoietin resistance in stable hemodialysis patients with adequate iron stores
    Baris Afsar
    Department of Medicine, Division of Nephrology, Konya Numune State Hospital, Konya, Turkey
    Int J Artif Organs 36:314-9. 2013
    ..In the current study, the relationship between depressive symptoms and EPO resistance as evaluated by erythropoiesis stimulating agent (ESA) hyporesponsiveness index (EHRI) was analyzed. 
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  9. doi request reprint The relationship between cognitive function, depressive behaviour and sleep quality with 24-h urinary sodium excretion in patients with essential hypertension
    Baris Afsar
    Division of Nephrology, Department of Medicine, Konya Numune State Hospital, Ferhuniye Mah Hastane Cad, Konya, 42690, Turkey
    High Blood Press Cardiovasc Prev 20:19-24. 2013
    ..Various studies have shown that sodium intake is related to increased blood pressure. However, the relationship between sodium intake and cognitive function and depression has not previously been studied...
  10. doi request reprint The relationship between sleep quality and daytime sleepiness and various anthropometric parameters in stable patients undergoing hemodialysis
    Baris Afsar
    Department of Medicine, Division of Nephrology, Konya Numune State Hospital, Konya, Turkey
    J Ren Nutr 23:296-301. 2013
    ..This study evaluates the relationship between sleep quality and daytime sleepiness and body mass index (BMI), waist circumference (WC), waist to hip ratio (WHR), and conicity index in stable patients undergoing hemodialysis (HD)...
  11. doi request reprint HbA1c is related with uremic pruritus in diabetic and nondiabetic hemodialysis patients
    Baris Afsar
    Department of Nephrology, Zonguldak Atatürk Government Hospital, Zonguldak, Turkey
    Ren Fail 34:1264-9. 2012
    ..Poor glycemic control, as evaluated by hemoglobin A1c (HbA1c), is also associated with morbidity and mortality in HD patients. In this study, we investigated the relationship between UP and HbA1c in HD patients...
  12. doi request reprint Sociodemographic, clinical, and laboratory parameters related with presence of regular toothbrushing in hemodialysis patients
    Baris Afsar
    Division of Nephrology, Department of Internal Medicine, Konya Numune State Hospital, Konya, Turkey
    Ren Fail 35:179-84. 2013
    ..However, no study had analyzed the factors related with regular TB in hemodialysis (HD) patients...
  13. doi request reprint Comparison of demographic, clinical, and laboratory parameters between patients with sustained normotension, white coat hypertension, masked hypertension, and sustained hypertension
    Baris Afsar
    Department of Medicine, Division of Nephrology, Konya Numune State Hospital, Konya, Turkey
    J Cardiol 61:222-6. 2013
    ..Thus the study was carried out to compare patients with sustained normotension (SNT), white coat hypertension (WCHT), masked hypertension (MHT), and sustained hypertension (SHT)...
  14. doi request reprint The relationship between red cell distribution width with erythropoietin resistance in iron replete hemodialysis patients
    Baris Afsar
    Department of Medicine, Division of Nephrology, Konya Numune State Hospital, Konya, Turkey
    Eur J Intern Med 24:e25-9. 2013
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  15. doi request reprint The relationship between self-reported nocturnal sleep duration, daytime sleepiness and 24-h urinary albumin and protein excretion in patients with newly diagnosed type 2 diabetes
    Baris Afsar
    Department of Medicine, Division of Nephrology, Konya Numune State Hospital, Konya, Turkey
    Prim Care Diabetes 7:39-44. 2013
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  16. doi request reprint Relationship between total testosterone, cognitive function, depressive behavior, and sleep quality in chronic kidney disease patients not on dialysis
    Baris Afsar
    Department of Medicine, Division of Nephrology, Konya Numune State Hospital, Konya, Turkey
    Clin Exp Nephrol 17:59-65. 2013
    ..However, these relationships in chronic kidney disease (CKD) patients not on dialysis have not yet been evaluated before...
  17. doi request reprint Are there any seasonal changes of cognitive impairment, depression, sleep disorders and quality of life in hemodialysis patients?
    Baris Afsar
    Division of Nephrology, Department of Internal Medicine, Konya Numune State Hospital, 42690 Konya, Turkey
    Gen Hosp Psychiatry 35:28-32. 2013
    ..However, whether there are any seasonal changes of cognitive impairment, depression, sleep disorders and quality of life in HD patients is not known...
  18. doi request reprint The independent relationship between creatinine clearance, microalbuminuria and circadian blood pressure levels in newly diagnosed essential hypertensive and type 2 diabetic patients
    Baris Afsar
    Department of Nephrology, Zonguldak Ataturk State Hospital, Zonguldak, Turkey
    J Diabetes Complications 26:531-5. 2012
    ..Thus the current study was performed to analyze the relationship between creatinine clearance, microalbuminuria and circadian blood pressure levels in newly diagnosed essential hypertensive and type 2 diabetic patients...
  19. doi request reprint Comparison of renal resistive index among patients with Type 2 diabetes with different levels of creatinine clearance and urinary albumin excretion
    B Afsar
    Department of Nephrology, Konya Numune State Hospital, Konya, Turkey
    Diabet Med 29:1043-6. 2012
    ..To evaluate the prevalence of increased renal resistive index and related factors among patients with Type 2 diabetes with different levels of creatinine clearance and urinary albumin excretion...
  20. doi request reprint The relationship between breakfast, lunch and dinner eating pattern and hemodialysis sessions, quality of life, depression and appetite in hemodialysis patients
    Baris Afsar
    Department of Nephrology, Zonguldak Ataturk State Hospital, Mesrutiyet Mah, Mustafa türkcelik Sok, Büsra Sitesi C Blok, Zonguldak 67100, Turkey
    Int Urol Nephrol 44:1507-14. 2012
    ..To evaluate the relationship between eating pattern (regular breakfast, lunch and dinner) and dialysis sessions, laboratory and sociodemographic characteristics in hemodialysis (HD) patients...
  21. doi request reprint The relationship between serum total testosterone and 24-hour urinary sodium excretion in never-treated stage 1 essential hypertensive patients
    Baris Afsar
    Department of Nephrology, Konya Numune State Hospital, Turkey
    Turk Kardiyol Dern Ars 40:316-22. 2012
    ..To study the relationship between serum total testosterone (TT) and 24-hour urinary sodium excretion in newly diagnosed stage 1 essential hypertensive patients with normal renal function...
  22. ncbi request reprint Vascular access type, health-related quality of life, and depression in hemodialysis patients: a preliminary report
    Baris Afsar
    Department of Nephrology, Zonguldak Atatürk Government Hospital, Zonguldak, Turkey
    J Vasc Access 13:215-20. 2012
    ..The purpose of our study was to examine HRQOL and depression among patients with different vascular access...
  23. doi request reprint The primary arteriovenous fistula failure-a comparison between diabetic and non-diabetic patients: glycemic control matters
    Baris Afsar
    Department of Nephrology, Zonguldak Ataturk State Hospital, Mesrutiyet Mah, Mustafa türkcelik Sok, Büsra Sitesi C Blok, 67100 Zonguldak, Turkey
    Int Urol Nephrol 44:575-81. 2012
    ..In the current study, we examined whether glycemic control as evaluated by HbA1c is independently related with primary AVF failure...
  24. doi request reprint Factors related to silent myocardial damage in hemodialysis patients
    Baris Afsar
    Baskent University Hospital, Department of Nephrology, Ankara, Turkey
    Ren Fail 31:933-41. 2009
    ..Both traditional and non-traditional risk factors play a role for the development of cardiovascular disease in hemodialysis patients. However, a specific relationship between these risk factors and silent myocardial damage is unknown...
  25. doi request reprint Antibody response following hepatitis B vaccination in dialysis patients: does depression and life quality matter?
    Baris Afsar
    Gulhane School of Medicine, Department of Nephrology, Ankara, Turkey
    Vaccine 27:5865-9. 2009
    ..009) and albumin (odds ratio: 10.615, P: 0.007), and negatively with BDI score (odds ratio: 0.903, P: 0.007). We concluded that HRQOL and depression is closely related with antibody response following HBV vaccine in hemodialysis patients...
  26. ncbi request reprint Uric acid and nocturnal nondipping in hypertensive patients with normal renal function
    Baris Afsar
    Department of Nephrology, Baskent University Hospital, Ankara, Turkey
    J Nephrol 21:406-11. 2008
    ..We analyzed the specific relationship between uric acid and nocturnal dipping status in newly diagnosed essential hypertensive patients with normal renal function...
  27. doi request reprint Renal resistive index and nocturnal non-dipping: is there an association in essential hypertension?
    Baris Afsar
    Department of Nephrology, Baskent University Hospital, 3 Cadde 50, Sokak 9 8, Bahcelievler, 06500 Ankara, Turkey
    Int Urol Nephrol 41:383-91. 2009
    ..Possible different mechanisms, or the same mechanisms but with different activation levels, may be responsible for the increased RRI and non-dipping as discrete pathologies...
  28. doi request reprint Quality of life is not related with liver disease severity but with anemia, malnutrition, and depression in HCV-infected hemodialysis patients
    Baris Afsar
    Department of Nephrology, Baskent University Hospital, Ankara, Turkey
    Hemodial Int 13:62-71. 2009
    ..Quality of life in HCV-infected HD patients was independent of liver disease severity anchors, but was correlated with anemia, malnutrition, and depression...
  29. doi request reprint Insulin resistance is associated with increased renal resistive index independent of other factors in newly diagnosed type 2 diabetes mellitus and hypertensive patients
    Baris Afsar
    Department of Nephrology, Baskent University Hospital, Bahcelievler, Ankara 06500, Turkey
    Metabolism 59:279-84. 2010
    ..188, 95% CI = 1.020-1.384, P = .027), and HOMA index (OR = 1.422, 95% CI = 1.085-1.862, P = .011) were independently associated with high RRI. Increased insulin resistance is independently related with increased RRI...
  30. doi request reprint Quality of life in hemodialysis patients: hepatitis C virus infection makes sense
    Baris Afsar
    Department of Nephrology, Baskent University Hospital, 3 Cadde 50 Sokak 9 8, 06500, Bahcelievler, Ankara, Turkey
    Int Urol Nephrol 41:1011-9. 2009
    ..In dialysis patients, how HCV infection affects QOL is unknown. In our study, we investigated the independent relationship between HCV infection and QOL...
  31. ncbi request reprint Urinary albumin excretion among nondipper hypertensive patients is closely related with the pattern of nondipping
    Baris Afsar
    Department of Nephrology, Zonguldak Ataturk State Hospital, Zonguldak, Turkey
    J Am Soc Hypertens 4:196-202. 2010
    ..0001), isolated systolic nondippers (P=.001), and isolated diastolic nondippers (P=.017). Not only nondipping itself, but nondipping profile may be related with UAE in essential hypertensive patients...
  32. ncbi request reprint Reliability of mini nutritional assessment in hemodialysis compared with subjective global assessment
    Baris Afsar
    Department of Nephrology, Baskent University Hospital, Ankara, Turkey
    J Ren Nutr 16:277-82. 2006
    ..Our results suggest that MNA might underestimate the nutritional status of hemodialysis patients who are not in an inflammatory state and may not be a reliable method for detecting moderate malnutrition when compared with SGA...
  33. ncbi request reprint Malnutrition-inflammation score is a useful tool in peritoneal dialysis patients
    Baris Afsar
    Department of Nephrology, Baskent University Hospital, Ankara, Turkey
    Perit Dial Int 26:705-11. 2006
    ..In this study, relationships between MIS and prospective hospitalization indices, risk of developing peritonitis, anemia indices, and laboratory and anthropometric parameters were analyzed and compared with SGA in PD...
  34. doi request reprint Helicobacter pylori infection: protective against increased interdialytic weight gain in asymptomatic hemodialysis patients?
    Baris Afsar
    Department of Nephrology, Zonguldak Atatürk Government Hospital, Zonguldak, Turkey
    J Ren Nutr 21:322-8. 2011
    ..Hypothesis of the present study was that infection with H pylori in subjects with uremia might cause inflammation, diminished appetite, anorexia, and decreased IDWG...
  35. ncbi request reprint Irritable bowel syndrome in haemodialysis: Prevalence, link with quality of life and depression
    Baris Afsar
    Gulhane School of Medicine, Department of Nephrology, Ankara
    Nephrology (Carlton) 15:197-202. 2010
    ..Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is highly prevalent in general population. This study evaluated the prevalence of IBS and its association with HRQOL and depression in HD...
  36. doi request reprint Which anthropometric parameter is best related with urinary albumin excretion and creatinine clearance in type 2 diabetes: body mass index, waist circumference, waist-to-hip ratio, or conicity index?
    Baris Afsar
    Department of Nephrology, Zonguldak Ataturk State Hospital, Turkey
    J Ren Nutr 21:472-8. 2011
    ..We analyzed the relationships between body mass index (BMI), waist circumference (WC), waist-to-hip ratio, and conicity index and 24-hour urinary albumin excretion rate (UAER) and creatinine clearance...
  37. ncbi request reprint Is HOMA index a predictor of nocturnal nondipping in hypertensives with newly diagnosed type 2 diabetes mellitus?
    Baris Afsar
    Department of Nephrology, Baskent University Hospital, Ankara, Turkey
    Blood Press Monit 12:133-9. 2007
    ..Insulin resistance is involved in glucose intolerance, type 2 diabetes mellitus and hypertension. We aimed to analyze relationship between insulin resistance and nocturnal nondipping...
  38. ncbi request reprint Does metabolic syndrome have an impact on the quality of life and mood of hemodialysis patients?
    Baris Afsar
    Department of Nephrology, Baskent University Hospital, Ankara, Turkey
    J Ren Nutr 19:365-71. 2009
    ..We hypothesized that MetSyn may be associated with lower HRQoL and depression in HD patients...
  39. ncbi request reprint Peritoneal small solute transport rate is related to the malnutrition inflammation score in peritoneal dialysis patients
    Siren Sezer
    Department of Nephrology, Baskent University Faculty of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey
    Nephron Clin Pract 107:c156-62. 2007
    ..In this study, we analyzed the relationship between the malnutrition inflammation score, peritoneal transport status, and 24-hour peritoneal albumin leakage in patients receiving peritoneal dialysis...
  40. pmc Relationship between uric acid and subtle cognitive dysfunction in chronic kidney disease
    Baris Afsar
    Division of Nephrology, Department of Medicine, Zonguldak State Hospital, Zonguldak, Turkey
    Am J Nephrol 34:49-54. 2011
    ..Serum uric acid is also commonly elevated in chronic kidney disease (CKD), but its relationship with cognitive function in these patients has not been addressed...
  41. doi request reprint Uric acid as a cardiometabolic risk factor: to be or not to be
    Mehmet Kanbay
    Department of Medicine, Division of Nephrology, Kayseri Training and Research Hospital, Kayseri, Turkey
    Contrib Nephrol 171:62-7. 2011
    ..In the current review, we will analyze the role of cardiometabolic disorders related to UA and briefly explain the pathogenetic mechanisms behind these relationships...
  42. ncbi request reprint Peritoneal cells at admission: do they have prognostic significance in peritonitis?
    Rengin Elsurer
    Department of Nephrology, Faculty of Medicine, Baskent University, Ankara, Turkey
    Ren Fail 32:335-42. 2010
    ..Hospital admission within first 24 hours of peritonitis symptoms onset is of vital importance; delayed admission is associated with higher peritoneal leukocyte and neutrophil counts, and increased length of hospital stay...
  43. doi request reprint Bone pain assessment and relationship with parathyroid hormone and health-related quality of life in hemodialysis
    Rengin Elsurer
    Department of Nephrology, Zonguldak Ataturk State Hospital, Zonguldak, Turkey
    Ren Fail 35:667-72. 2013
    ..008). VAS is correlated with bone metabolism markers, namely, intact parathyroid hormone, and may be used to assess the intensity of chronic bone pain. The intensity of chronic bone pain is related with HRQoL in hemodialysis patients...
  44. ncbi request reprint Adherence, depression and quality of life in patients on a renal transplantation waiting list
    Beril Akman
    Department of Nephrology, Baskent University Hospital, Ankara, Turkey
    Transpl Int 20:682-7. 2007
    ..146; CI, 2.052-2.350; P = 0.002). In dialysis patients, close monitoring of adherence, early diagnosis of depression, and the treatment of disease may further enhance QOL during the waiting period for a cadaveric renal transplant...
  45. ncbi request reprint Mixed connective tissue disease: a case with scleroderma renal crisis following abortion
    Mehmet Celikbilek
    Department of Internal Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Baskent University, Fevzi Cakmak Caddesi, 10 Sokak, No 45, Bahcelievler, 06490 Ankara, Turkey
    Clin Rheumatol 26:1545-7. 2007
    ..In MCTD, simultaneous pulmonary and renal involvement is very rare. In this paper, we report a case of MCTD with pulmonary involvement that developed scleroderma renal crisis after an abortion...
  46. doi request reprint The relationship between neutrophil lymphocyte ratio with urinary protein and albumin excretion in newly diagnosed patients with type 2 diabetes
    Baris Afsar
    Department of Medicine, Division of Nephrology, Konya Numune State Hospital, Konya, Turkey
    Am J Med Sci 347:217-20. 2014
    ..Thus, this study aimed to investigate the relationship between circulating total and differential leukocyte counts including N/L ratio with urinary protein and albumin excretion in patients with newly diagnosed type 2 diabetes...
  47. doi request reprint The role of uric acid in the pathogenesis of human cardiovascular disease
    Mehmet Kanbay
    Department of Medicine, Division of Nephrology, Medeniyet University School of Medicine, Kadikoy, Istanbul, Turkey
    Heart 99:759-66. 2013
    ..More studies need to be performed on the pathophysiology and clinical consequences of hyperuricaemia in cardiovascular disease...
  48. doi request reprint Arterial stiffness in dialysis patients: where are we now?
    Mehmet Kanbay
    Department of Internal Medicine, Section of Nephrology, Fatih University School of Medicine, Gokkusagi Mahallesi 16 Cadde, No 16 21, Cevizlidere Cankaya, Ankara, Turkey
    Int Urol Nephrol 42:741-52. 2010
    ..This review deals briefly with the definition of arterial stiffness, methods of measuring arterial stiffness and pathophysiology of arterial stiffness, and factors related with arterial stiffness...
  49. doi request reprint Peritoneal albumin leakage: 2 year prospective cardiovascular event occurrence and patient survival analysis
    Rengin Elsurer
    Department of Nephrology, Baskent University Hospital, Ankara, Turkey
    Nephrology (Carlton) 14:712-5. 2009
    ..It was hypothesized that 24 h peritoneal albumin leakage predicted 2 year prospective cardiovascular outcome and survival in patients receiving PD...
  50. ncbi request reprint Association between hemoglobin, calcium, and lactate dehydrogenase variability and mortality among metastatic renal cell carcinoma
    Bulent Cetin
    Division of Medical Oncology, Department of Internal Medicine, Gazi University Faculty of Medicine, 06500, Besevler, Ankara, Turkey
    Int Urol Nephrol 46:1081-7. 2014
    ..We aim to evaluate prognostic implications of Hb, LDH, and calcium variability and establish a novel risk stratification model in RCC patients receiving targeted therapies...
  51. doi request reprint Sudden death in hemodialysis: an update
    Mehmet Kanbay
    Department of Internal Medicine, Section of Nephrology, Fatih University School of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey
    Blood Purif 30:135-45. 2010
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  52. doi request reprint Serum calcitonin and endothelial dysfunction in chronic kidney disease: a novel risk factor?
    Mehmet Kanbay
    Department of Medicine, Division of Nephrology, Kayseri Training and Research Hospital, Alparslan Mahallesi, Umit sokak, No 25 14, Melikgazi, Kayseri, Turkey
    Int Urol Nephrol 45:151-6. 2013
    ..Endothelial dysfunction (ED) is highly prevalent in patients with CKD. The relationship between ED and calcitonin has not been demonstrated before in CKD patients...
  53. doi request reprint Targeting parathyroid hormone level in diabetic patients with stage 3 to 5 chronic kidney disease: does metabolic syndrome matter?
    Rengin Elsurer
    Department of Nephrology, Zonguldak Ataturk State Hospital, Zonguldak, Turkey
    J Ren Nutr 21:219-25. 2011
    ..Patients with metabolic syndrome (MetSyn) have increased iPTH levels than normal subjects. We hypothesized that patients with type 2 diabetes and MetSyn might have higher iPTH levels as compared with those without MetSyn...
  54. doi request reprint Acinetobacter co-infection and coagulase-negative Staphylococcus: case report and literature review
    Rengin Elsurer
    Department of Nephrology, Zonguldak Ataturk State Hospital, Zonguldak, Turkey
    Ren Fail 32:515-7. 2010
    ..We review the literature about Acinetobacter peritonitis and current treatment protocols...
  55. doi request reprint Serum fibroblast growth factor-23 (FGF-23) levels are independently associated with left ventricular mass and myocardial performance index in maintenance haemodialysis patients
    Alper Kirkpantur
    Nephrology, Ministry of Health, Diskapi Training and Research Hospital, Ankara, Turkey
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 26:1346-54. 2011
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  56. ncbi request reprint Acute tubulointerstitial nephritis and acute leukemia: report of 2 cases
    Rengin Elsurer
    Department of Nephrology, Baskent University Hospital, Ankara, Turkey
    J Nephrol 19:521-4. 2006
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  57. ncbi request reprint The impact of inflammatory factors associated with primary arteriovenous failure
    Baris Afsar
    Konya Numune State Hospital, Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Nephrology, Konya Turkey
    Int J Artif Organs 36:710-6. 2013
    ..Thus, the current study aimed to investigate the specific relationship between primary AVF failure and differential WBC counts.
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  58. doi request reprint Is the pretreatment neutrophil to lymphocyte ratio an important prognostic parameter in patients with metastatic renal cell carcinoma?
    Bulent Cetin
    Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Medical Oncology, Gazi University Faculty of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey
    Clin Genitourin Cancer 11:141-8. 2013
    ..The NLR, an index of systemic inflammation, is associated with outcome in several cancer types. To study the association of pretreatment NLR with PFS and overall survival (OS) of patients treated with VEGF-targeted therapy...
  59. ncbi request reprint Relationship between elevated morning blood pressure surge, uric Acid, and cardiovascular outcomes in hypertensive patients
    Osman Turak
    Department of Cardiology, Turkiye Yuksek Ihtisas Education and Research Hospital, Ankara, Turkey
    J Clin Hypertens (Greenwich) 16:530-5. 2014
    ..Patients in the highest quartile stratified by elevated MBPS and serum uric acid level had a 3.55 odds of major CVE compared with patients in the lowest quartile. Serum uric acid is associated with MBPS and development of new CVEs. ..
  60. ncbi request reprint Gastric carcinoid tumour: occurrence in a systemic lupus erythematosus patient with end-stage renal disease
    Alper C Usluogullari
    Lupus 16:537-8. 2007
  61. ncbi request reprint Does Helicobacter pylori play a role in nocturnal non-dipping?
    Baris Afsar
    Med Hypotheses 69:1382-3. 2007