Filiz Akyuz

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Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Anticoagulant therapy and Budd-Chiari syndrome: is it successful?
    Filiz Akyuz
    Department of Gastroenterohepatology, Istanbul Faculty of Medicine, Istanbul University, Istanbul, Turkey
    Hepatogastroenterology 58:900-3. 2011
  2. ncbi request reprint Intrahepatic and peripheral T-cell responses in genotype 1b hepatitis C virus-infected patients with persistently normal and elevated aminotransferase levels
    Filiz Akyuz
    Department of Gastroenterohepatology, Istanbul University, Istanbul, Turkey
    World J Gastroenterol 11:7188-91. 2005
  3. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of malignancy risk and endoscopic follow up in achalasia: case report
    Filiz Akyuz
    Department of Gastroenterohepatology, Istanbul University, Istanbul Medical Faculty, Istanbul, Turkey
    Turk J Gastroenterol 17:46-9. 2006
  4. ncbi request reprint The role of thrombopoietin and spleen volume in thrombocytopenia of patients with noncirrhotic and cirrhotic portal hypertension
    Filiz Akyuz
    Departments of Gastroenterohepatology, Istanbul University, Istanbul Faculty of Medicine, Istanbul
    Turk J Gastroenterol 18:95-9. 2007
  5. ncbi request reprint Lamivudine monotherapy and lamivudine plus interferon alpha combination therapy in HBeAg negative chronic hepatitis B not responding to previous interferon alpha monotherapy
    Filiz Akyuz
    1 Department of Gastroenterohepatology, Istanbul University, Istanbul Medical Faculty
    Acta Gastroenterol Belg 70:20-4. 2007
  6. ncbi request reprint The quality of life in hemodialysis patients with chronic hepatitis C virus infection
    Filiz Akyuz
    Department of Gastroenterohepatology, Istanbul University, School of Medicine, Istanbul
    Turk J Gastroenterol 20:243-6. 2009
  7. doi request reprint Is portal hypertensive enteropathy an important additional cause of blood loss in portal hypertensive patients?
    Filiz Akyuz
    Istanbul Medical Faculty, Department of Gastroenterology, Capa Istanbul, Turkey
    Scand J Gastroenterol 45:1497-502. 2010
  8. ncbi request reprint Long-term results of interferon alpha monotherapy in patients with HBeAg-negative chronic hepatitis B
    Sabahattin Kaymakoglu
    Department of Gastroenterohepatology, Istanbul Medical Faculty, Istanbul University, Capa 34390, Istanbul, Turkey
    Dig Dis Sci 52:727-31. 2007
  9. ncbi request reprint What is the reason of elevated alanine aminotransferase level in HBeAg negative patients with low viremia: NAFLD or chronic hepatitis?
    Kadir Demir
    Department of Gastroenterohepatology, Istanbul University, Turkey
    Ann Hepatol 6:92-6. 2007
  10. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and clinical significance of SEN-H virus in chronic hepatitis B, C and delta infections in Turkey
    Yilmaz Cakaloglu
    Department of Gastroenterohepatology, Istanbul Medical Faculty, Istanbul, Turkey
    Turk J Gastroenterol 19:104-8. 2008

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Publications49

  1. ncbi request reprint Anticoagulant therapy and Budd-Chiari syndrome: is it successful?
    Filiz Akyuz
    Department of Gastroenterohepatology, Istanbul Faculty of Medicine, Istanbul University, Istanbul, Turkey
    Hepatogastroenterology 58:900-3. 2011
    ..Anticoagulant therapy is an accepted treatment for Budd-Chiari syndrome (BCS). However, the natural course of untreated patients is unclear. We aimed to evaluate the efficacy of anticoagulant therapy on survival in BCS...
  2. ncbi request reprint Intrahepatic and peripheral T-cell responses in genotype 1b hepatitis C virus-infected patients with persistently normal and elevated aminotransferase levels
    Filiz Akyuz
    Department of Gastroenterohepatology, Istanbul University, Istanbul, Turkey
    World J Gastroenterol 11:7188-91. 2005
    ..To evaluate whether the cytokine responses in liver and serum differ in chronic hepatitis C patients with normal and high alanine aminotransferase (ALT) levels...
  3. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of malignancy risk and endoscopic follow up in achalasia: case report
    Filiz Akyuz
    Department of Gastroenterohepatology, Istanbul University, Istanbul Medical Faculty, Istanbul, Turkey
    Turk J Gastroenterol 17:46-9. 2006
    ..Cancer risk continues after surgical operation in achalasia, like in this case. In conclusion, endoscopic follow up is necessary for these patients even after surgical treatment...
  4. ncbi request reprint The role of thrombopoietin and spleen volume in thrombocytopenia of patients with noncirrhotic and cirrhotic portal hypertension
    Filiz Akyuz
    Departments of Gastroenterohepatology, Istanbul University, Istanbul Faculty of Medicine, Istanbul
    Turk J Gastroenterol 18:95-9. 2007
    ..To determine the role of thrombopoietin and spleen volume in thrombocytopenia diagnosed in cirrhotic and noncirrhotic portal hypertensive patients...
  5. ncbi request reprint Lamivudine monotherapy and lamivudine plus interferon alpha combination therapy in HBeAg negative chronic hepatitis B not responding to previous interferon alpha monotherapy
    Filiz Akyuz
    1 Department of Gastroenterohepatology, Istanbul University, Istanbul Medical Faculty
    Acta Gastroenterol Belg 70:20-4. 2007
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  6. ncbi request reprint The quality of life in hemodialysis patients with chronic hepatitis C virus infection
    Filiz Akyuz
    Department of Gastroenterohepatology, Istanbul University, School of Medicine, Istanbul
    Turk J Gastroenterol 20:243-6. 2009
    ..We aimed to determine the quality of life in treated and untreated hemodialysis patients with chronic hepatitis C virus infection...
  7. doi request reprint Is portal hypertensive enteropathy an important additional cause of blood loss in portal hypertensive patients?
    Filiz Akyuz
    Istanbul Medical Faculty, Department of Gastroenterology, Capa Istanbul, Turkey
    Scand J Gastroenterol 45:1497-502. 2010
    ..However, the clinical impact of these changes is unknown. In this study, we aimed to determine the additional cause of blood loss in portal hypertensive patients...
  8. ncbi request reprint Long-term results of interferon alpha monotherapy in patients with HBeAg-negative chronic hepatitis B
    Sabahattin Kaymakoglu
    Department of Gastroenterohepatology, Istanbul Medical Faculty, Istanbul University, Capa 34390, Istanbul, Turkey
    Dig Dis Sci 52:727-31. 2007
    ..Nearly half of the patients with HBeAg-negative chronic hepatitis B responds to IFN-alpha at the end of therapy. Despite the high recurrence rates, response continues in about one third of patients after a mean of 59.5 months...
  9. ncbi request reprint What is the reason of elevated alanine aminotransferase level in HBeAg negative patients with low viremia: NAFLD or chronic hepatitis?
    Kadir Demir
    Department of Gastroenterohepatology, Istanbul University, Turkey
    Ann Hepatol 6:92-6. 2007
    ..We aimed to evaluate the causes of elevated ALT levels in patients who are negative for hepatitis B e antigen (HBeAg) and HBV DNA (by hybridization) for at least 6 months...
  10. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and clinical significance of SEN-H virus in chronic hepatitis B, C and delta infections in Turkey
    Yilmaz Cakaloglu
    Department of Gastroenterohepatology, Istanbul Medical Faculty, Istanbul, Turkey
    Turk J Gastroenterol 19:104-8. 2008
    ..We aimed to determine the prevalence and clinical significance of SEN viruses- H in patients with chronic hepatitis C, B and delta in Turkey...
  11. ncbi request reprint Occult HBV infection and YMDD variants in hemodialysis patients with chronic HCV infection
    Fatih Besisik
    Department of Internal Medicine, Hepatology Division, Istanbul University, Istanbul Medical Faculty, Capa, 34390 Istanbul, Turkey
    J Hepatol 38:506-10. 2003
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  12. doi request reprint Prevalence and virological features of occult hepatitis B virus infection in female sex workers who work uncontrolled in Turkey
    Binnur Pinarbasi
    Department of Gastroenterohepatology, Istanbul Medical Faculty, Istanbul University, Istanbul, Turkey
    Liver Int 29:227-30. 2009
    ..There is little information about the prevalence of occult hepatitis B virus infection (OHBVI). We have investigated the prevalence and virological features of OHBVI among female sex workers (FSWs) in Istanbul...
  13. doi request reprint Intestinal metaplasia in portal hypertensive gastropathy: a frequent pathology
    Duygu Ibrisim
    Department of Gastroenterohepatology, Istanbul Medical Faculty, Istanbul University, Istanbul, Turkey
    Eur J Gastroenterol Hepatol 20:874-80. 2008
    ..To compare the frequency of intestinal metaplasia (IM) in patients with portal hypertensive gastropathy (PHG) to the control group with functional dyspepsia...
  14. doi request reprint Are acquired hepatocerebral degeneration and hepatic myelopathy reversible?
    Binnur Pinarbasi
    Department of Gastroenterohepatology, Medical Faculty, Istanbul University, Istanbul, Turkey
    J Clin Gastroenterol 43:176-81. 2009
    ..Acquired hepatocerebral degeneration (AHD) and hepatic myelopathy (HM) are rare complications of chronic liver disease and are usually resistant to medical therapy...
  15. ncbi request reprint Etiological factors of duodenal and gastric ulcers
    Ahmet Uyanikoglu
    Istanbul University, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Gastroenterohepatology, Istanbul, Turkey
    Turk J Gastroenterol 23:99-103. 2012
    ..We aimed to determine the etiology of patients with duodenal and gastric ulcers...
  16. ncbi request reprint Pneumatic balloon dilatation in primary achalasia: the long-term follow-up results
    Gungor Boztas
    Department of Internal Medicine, Gastroenterology Division, Istanbul Medical Faculty, Istanbul University, Istanbul, Turkey
    Hepatogastroenterology 52:475-80. 2005
    ..Pneumatic dilatation is a safe and most effective treatment for achalasia. We analyzed the long-term results of pneumatic dilatation in primary achalasia by objective and subjective findings...
  17. ncbi request reprint Treatment of hepatic hydrothorax with terlipressin in a cirrhotic patient
    Duygu Ibrisim
    Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Gastroenterohepatology, Istanbul University, Istanbul Medical Faculty, Capa, TR 34390 Istanbul, Turkey
    Scand J Gastroenterol 41:862-5. 2006
    ..In our case, terlipressin, known to be beneficial in hepatorenal syndrome, was also effective in the treatment of hepatic hydrothorax probably by similar mechanisms. This is the first case in the literature...
  18. ncbi request reprint Terlipressin and albumin combination treatment in hepatorenal syndrome
    Ahmet Danalioglu
    Istanbul University, Istanbul Medical Faculty, Gastroenterohepatology Department, Turkey
    Hepatogastroenterology 50:ccciii-cccv. 2003
    ..Promising results have been shown with terlipressin and albumin treatment. The aim of this retrospective study was to evaluate our patients with HRS and the effects of combined therapy of terlipressin and albumin on survival...
  19. doi request reprint Electron microscopic findings in non-alcoholic fatty liver disease: is there a difference between hepatosteatosis and steatohepatitis?
    Emel Ahishali
    Department of Gastroenterohepatology, Istanbul Faculty of Medicine, Istanbul University, Istanbul, Turkey
    J Gastroenterol Hepatol 25:619-26. 2010
    ..This study was designed to comparatively evaluate electron microscopic features of non-alcoholic fatty liver (NAFL) and non-alcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH)...
  20. ncbi request reprint Ulcerative colitis: analyses of 116 cases (do extraintestinal manifestations effect the time to catch remission?)
    Sadakat Ozdil
    Istanbul University, Istanbul Medical Faculty, Department of Gastroenterohepatology, Turkey
    Hepatogastroenterology 51:768-70. 2004
    ..Evaluation of clinical, demographic and epidemiologic features of ulcerative colitis and therapy response of these patients...
  21. doi request reprint Effect of proton pump inhibitor (PPI) treatment in obstructive sleep apnea syndrome: an esophageal impedance-pHmetry study
    Fatih Ermis
    Department of Gastroenterology, Istanbul University, Istanbul, Turkey
    Hepatogastroenterology 58:1566-73. 2011
    ..We first evaluated the role of reflux in OSAS with simultaneous polysomnography and impedance-pHmetry and then investigated whether the effect of proton pump inhibitor (PPI) treatment changes in these parameters...
  22. ncbi request reprint The effects of rosiglitazone, metformin, and diet with exercise in nonalcoholic fatty liver disease
    Filiz Akyuz
    Department of Gastroenterohepatology Istanbul University, Istanbul Faculty of Medicine, Istanbul, Turkey
    Dig Dis Sci 52:2359-67. 2007
    ..Diet with exercise seems to be superior to metformin and rosiglitazone. Decreasing treatment response at month 12 compared to month 6 may be due to fluctuations of ALT levels. Treatment response should be evaluated histologically...
  23. doi request reprint Efficacy of pegylated interferon-α treatment for 24 months in chronic delta hepatitis and predictors of response
    Cetin Karaca
    Department of Gastroenterohepatology, Istanbul Faculty of Medicine, Istanbul University, Istanbul, Turkey
    Antivir Ther 18:561-6. 2013
    ..To determine the efficacy of pegylated interferon-α (PEG-IFN-α) therapy for 24 months in chronic delta hepatitis (CDH)...
  24. ncbi request reprint Tumor mimicking hepatic echinococcus alveolaris with portal vein thrombosis
    Fatih Ermi
    Department of Gastroenterohepatology, Istanbul University, Istanbul Faculty of Medicine
    Intern Med 46:1675-6. 2007
  25. doi request reprint Association of the MEFV gene variations with inflammatory bowel disease in Turkey
    Filiz Akyuz
    Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Gastroenterohepatology, Istanbul University, Istanbul, Turkey
    J Clin Gastroenterol 47:e23-7. 2013
    ..We herein aimed to investigate the role of familial Mediterranean fever-associated MEFV variations in IBD patients as additional regional-specific risk factor...
  26. doi request reprint Decreased prohepcidin levels in patients with HBV-related liver disease: relation with ferritin levels
    Oya Yonal
    Department of Gastroenterohepatology, Istanbul Faculty of Medicine, Istanbul University, Istanbul, Turkey
    Dig Dis Sci 55:3548-51. 2010
    ..We investigated whether serum prohepcidin is related to iron overload and perenchymal dysfuction in HBV-related liver disease...
  27. doi request reprint A new agent for tumour necrosis factor-alpha inhibition: In vitro effects of dipyridamole in Crohn's disease
    Sule Poturoglu
    Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Gastroenterohepatology Istanbul University, Istanbul, Turkey
    Scand J Clin Lab Invest 69:696-702. 2009
    ..Our study aims to investigate the in vitro effects of dipyridamole (DP) on the TNF-alpha and interleukin-10 (IL-10) production in the intestinal mononuclear cells of CD patients...
  28. ncbi request reprint Liver abscess as a rare complication of Crohn's disease: a case report
    Cetin Karaca
    Department of Gastroenterohepatology, Istanbul Medical Faculty, Istanbul University, Istanbul, Turkey
    Turk J Gastroenterol 15:45-8. 2004
    ..The radiological methods are very useful in diagnosis and treatment of liver abscess. In this paper, we present a patient with pyogenic liver abscess which developed in the course of Crohn's disease...
  29. doi request reprint Second-line levofloxacin-based triple therapy's efficiency for Helicobacter pylori eradication in patients with peptic ulcer
    Fatih Ermis
    Department of Gastroenterology, Istanbul Medical Faculty, Istanbul University, Istanbul, Turkey
    South Med J 104:579-83. 2011
    ..pylori eradication therapy in a country with a high rate of infection...
  30. ncbi request reprint A rare cause of hemosuccus pancreaticus: primary splenic artery aneurysm ruptured into pancreatic serous cystadenoma
    Binnur Pinarbasi
    Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Gastroenterohepatology, Istanbul Faculty of Medicine, Istanbul University, Istanbul, Turkey
    Turk J Gastroenterol 19:57-63. 2008
    ..This is an interesting case diagnosed with multidisciplinary approaches...
  31. ncbi request reprint HFE gene mutation, chronic liver disease, and iron overload In Turkey
    Oya Yonal
    Department of Gastroenterohepatology, Istanbul Medical Faculty, Istanbul University, Istanbul, Turkey
    Dig Dis Sci 52:3298-302. 2007
    ..004). We conclude that C282Y mutation is very rare in Turkey. Iron overload is not related to H63D mutation but is positively correlated with biochemical activity and Child-Pugh score in chronic liver diseases...
  32. ncbi request reprint Definition of C282Y mutation in a hereditary hemochromatosis family from Turkey
    Oya Yonal
    Department of Gastroenterohepatology, Istanbul Medical Faculty, Istanbul
    Turk J Gastroenterol 18:53-7. 2007
    ..This is the first family in Turkey in which the C282Y mutation has been detected...
  33. ncbi request reprint Response to hepatitis B vaccination in patients with celiac disease
    Emel Ahishali
    Department of Gastroenterohepatology, Istanbul Faculty of Medicine, Istanbul University, Capa, Istanbul, Turkey
    Dig Dis Sci 53:2156-9. 2008
    ..Responsiveness to HBV vaccination was observed in 17 (68%) CD patients and all (100%) control subjects (P = 0.006). In conclusion, CD should also be sought in unresponders to HBV vaccine who are not immunosuppressed...
  34. ncbi request reprint Measurement of the coronary flow velocity reserve in patients with non-alcoholic fatty liver disease
    Binnur Pinarbasi
    Istanbul University Istanbul Medical Faculty, Department of Gastroenterohepatology, Istanbul, Turkey
    Turk J Gastroenterol 23:720-6. 2012
    ..This study was designed to evaluate the carotid intima-media thickness and myocardial microvascular circulation in patients with non-alcoholic fatty liver disease...
  35. pmc Efficacy of tenofovir in patients with Lamivudine failure is not different from that in nucleoside/nucleotide analogue-naive patients with chronic hepatitis B
    Bulent Baran
    Department of Gastroenterohepatology, Istanbul University, Istanbul Faculty of Medicine, Capa, Istanbul, Turkey
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother 57:1790-6. 2013
    ..The similar cumulative CVR rates during the follow-up show that TDF has comparable efficacy in lamivudine-experienced and NA-naïve patients, and the presence of resistance mutations did not alter the response rates...
  36. ncbi request reprint Utility of esophageal manometry and pH-metry in gastroesophageal reflux disease before surgery
    Filiz Akyuz
    Department of Gastroenterohepatology, Istanbul University, Istanbul School of Medicine, Istanbul
    Turk J Gastroenterol 20:261-5. 2009
    ..However, misdiagnosis can be responsible for postoperative problems. We aimed to evaluate the necessities of manometry and pH-metry before fundoplication in order to prevent possible complications after surgery...
  37. ncbi request reprint Rapidly progressive HCV cirrhosis in a hypogammaglobulinemic patient
    Fatih Ermis
    Department of Gastroenterohepatology, Istanbul University, Istanbul Faculty of Medicine
    Intern Med 47:415-7. 2008
    ....
  38. pmc Does Cholecystectomy Increase the Esophageal Alkaline Reflux? Evaluation by Impedance-pH Technique
    Ahmet Uyanikoglu
    Department of Gastroenterology, Harran University Faculty of Medicine, Sanliurfa, Turkey
    J Neurogastroenterol Motil 18:187-93. 2012
    ..The aim of this study is to investigate the reflux patterns in patients with galbladder stone and the change of reflux patterns after cholecystectomy in such patients...
  39. pmc Congenital portal vein aneurysm associated with peliosis hepatis and intestinal lymphangiectasia
    Zeynel Mungan
    Department of Gastroenterohepatology, Istanbul Medical Faculty, Istanbul University, Millet Cad 34390 Capa, Istanbul, Turkey
    Gastroenterol Res Pract 2009:479264. 2009
    ..Best of our knowledge, there is no such a case reported previously with the association of PVA, PH and IL. Therefore, we propose PVAPHIL syndrome to define this novel association...
  40. ncbi request reprint A case of Aeromonas hydrophila enteritis in the course of ulcerative colitis
    Emel Ahishali
    Istanbul Medical Faculty, Department of Gastroenterohepatology, Turkey
    Eur J Intern Med 18:430-1. 2007
    ..Clinical improvement was observed upon oral ciprofloxacin treatment. No clinical or laboratory activation of ulcerative colitis was detected during this infection...
  41. ncbi request reprint Route selection for double balloon enteroscopy in patients with obscure gastrointestinal bleeding: experience from a single center
    Umit Akyuz
    Department of Gastroenterology, Yeditepe University School of Medicine, Istanbul, Turkey
    Turk J Gastroenterol 23:670-5. 2012
    ....
  42. ncbi request reprint Hydatid cysts: three different stages on the same image
    Fatih Ermis
    Department of Gastroenterohepatology, Istanbul University, Istanbul Faculty of Medicine, Turkey
    Intern Med 46:1673. 2007
  43. doi request reprint Wireless endoscopy capsule remaining safely for a long time
    Zeynel Mungan
    Department of Gastroenterohepatology, Istanbul Medical Faculty, Istanbul University, Istanbul, Turkey
    Dig Dis Sci 53:1422-3. 2008
  44. ncbi request reprint Familial visceral myopathy with pseudo-obstruction, megaduodenum, Barrett's esophagus, and cardiac abnormalities
    Zeynel Mungan
    Division of Gastroenterology, Department of Internal Medicine, Istanbul Medical Faculty, Istanbul University, Istanbul, Turkey
    Am J Gastroenterol 98:2556-60. 2003
    ..Three siblings from this family with visceral myopathy, in which the parents were consanguineous, had megaduodenum, long-segment Barrett's esophagus, and different cardiac abnormalities...
  45. ncbi request reprint Postprandial platelet-poor plasma 5-hydroxytryptamine concentrations during diarrhea and constipation periods of alternatingtype irritable bowel syndrome patients
    Fatma Sen
    Department of Internal Medicine, Istanbul University Faculty of Medicine, Istanbul, Turkey
    Turk J Gastroenterol 22:270-8. 2011
    ..Results of the two periods were compared with each other as well as with the results of the controls...
  46. ncbi request reprint Factor V leiden is a risk factor for myocardial infarction in young Turkish men
    Gultekin F Hobikoglu
    Department of Cardiology, Siyami Ersek Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery Center, Istanbul Turkey
    Acta Cardiol 59:594-7. 2004
    ..The relationship between this genetic abnormality and myocardial infarction is still unresolved. The aim of this study was to investigate whether factor V Leiden is a risk factor for myocardial infarction in young Turkish men or not...
  47. pmc Massive ascites as the initial manifestation of mantle cell lymphoma: a challenge for the gastroenterologist
    Ipek Yonal
    Division of Hematology, Department of Internal Medicine, Istanbul University Medical Faculty, Istanbul, Turkey
    Case Rep Gastroenterol 6:803-9. 2012
    ..Herein, we describe the case of primary mantle cell lymphoma in a 75-year-old man presenting with abdominal fullness and weight loss, suggesting a gastrointestinal pathology...
  48. ncbi request reprint An asymptomatic huge hepatocellular carcinoma with intra-atrial tumor thrombus in a patient with chronic hepatitis B viral infection
    Kadir Demir
    Department of Gastroenterohepatology, Istanbul Faculty of Medicine, Istanbul University, Istanbul, Turkey
    Turk J Gastroenterol 17:203-5. 2006
    ..Here, we present an asymptomatic precirrhotic patient with hepatocellular carcinoma and intra-atrial tumor thrombus...
  49. pmc Food impaction in older age: Think about an eosinophilic esophagitis
    Umit Akyuz
    Umit Akyüz, Department of Gastroenterology, Yeditepe University, 34752 Kozyatagi Istanbul, Turkey
    World J Gastrointest Endosc 5:79-80. 2013
    ..Here, we reported a case presented with food impaction at advanced age. As a conclusion, eosinophilic esophagitis is a rare entity that must be remembered in advance aged patients presenting with food impaction...