Fevzi Altuntas

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Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Kikuchi-Fujimoto disease: a rare but important cause of fever and lymphadenopathy in pregnant women
    Fevzi Altuntas
    Department of Hematology Oncology, Erciyes University, Faculty of Medicine, Dedeman Oncology Hospital, Kayseri, Turkey
    Am J Hematol 81:118-20. 2006
  2. ncbi request reprint Therapeutic plasma exchange for the treatment of thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura: a retrospective multicenter study
    Fevzi Altuntas
    Erciyes University, Department of Hematology and Hemapheresis Unit, 38039 Kayseri, Turkey
    Transfus Apher Sci 36:57-67. 2007
  3. ncbi request reprint Intravenous gamma globulin is effective as an urgent treatment in Brucella-induced severe thrombocytopenic purpura
    Fevzi Altuntas
    Department of Hematology, Erciyes University, Faculty of Medicine, Kayseri, Turkey
    Am J Hematol 80:204-6. 2005
  4. pmc Catheter-related bacteremia due to Kocuria rosea in a patient undergoing peripheral blood stem cell transplantation
    Fevzi Altuntas
    Department of Hematology Oncology and BMT Unit, Faculty of Medicine, Erciyes University, Kayseri, Turkey
    BMC Infect Dis 4:62. 2004
  5. ncbi request reprint Severe thrombotic microangiopathy associated with brucellosis: successful treatment with plasmapheresis
    Fevzi Altuntas
    Erciyes University, Faculty of Medicine, Dedeman Hematology Oncology Hospital and Department of Hematology Oncology, Kayseri, Turkey
    Clin Appl Thromb Hemost 11:105-8. 2005
  6. ncbi request reprint Prognostic significance of Fas (CD95/APO-1) positivity in patients with primary nodal diffuse large B-cell lymphoma
    Bulent Eser
    Department of Hematology Oncology, Erciyes University School of Medicine, M K Dedeman Oncology Hospital, Kayseri, Turkey
    Am J Hematol 81:307-14. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint A multicenter retrospective study defining the clinical and hematological manifestations of brucellosis and pancytopenia in a large series: Hematological malignancies, the unusual cause of pancytopenia in patients with brucellosis
    Ismail Sari
    Department of Hematology, Faculty of Medicine, Pamukkale University, Denizli, Turkey
    Am J Hematol 83:334-9. 2008
  8. ncbi request reprint The role of plasma exchange in HELLP syndrome
    Bulent Eser
    Department of Hematology, Erciyes University School of Medicine, Kayseri, Turkey
    Clin Appl Thromb Hemost 11:211-7. 2005
  9. ncbi request reprint Disturbance of pro-oxidative/antioxidative balance in allogeneic peripheral blood stem cell transplantation
    Ismail Sari
    Department of Hematology, Pamukkale University Faculty of Medicine, TR 20070, Denizli, Turkey
    Ann Clin Lab Sci 38:120-5. 2008
  10. pmc Clinicopathologic characteristics and therapeutic outcomes of primary gastrointestinal non-Hodgkin's lymphomas in central Anatolia, in Turkey
    Bulent Eser
    Department of Hematology Oncology, Erciyes University School of Medicine, 38039 Kayseri, Turkey
    Yonsei Med J 47:22-33. 2006

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  1. ncbi request reprint Kikuchi-Fujimoto disease: a rare but important cause of fever and lymphadenopathy in pregnant women
    Fevzi Altuntas
    Department of Hematology Oncology, Erciyes University, Faculty of Medicine, Dedeman Oncology Hospital, Kayseri, Turkey
    Am J Hematol 81:118-20. 2006
    ..The patient carried the fetus to full term with no apparent adverse effect. Our experience showed that steroid therapy may be used effectively to control KFD-related symptoms after the first 16 weeks without terminating the pregnancy...
  2. ncbi request reprint Therapeutic plasma exchange for the treatment of thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura: a retrospective multicenter study
    Fevzi Altuntas
    Erciyes University, Department of Hematology and Hemapheresis Unit, 38039 Kayseri, Turkey
    Transfus Apher Sci 36:57-67. 2007
    ..Thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura (TTP) is a rare disease that is fatal if it is not treated. Therapeutic plasma exchange (TPE) has resulted in excellent remission and survival rates in TTP patients...
  3. ncbi request reprint Intravenous gamma globulin is effective as an urgent treatment in Brucella-induced severe thrombocytopenic purpura
    Fevzi Altuntas
    Department of Hematology, Erciyes University, Faculty of Medicine, Kayseri, Turkey
    Am J Hematol 80:204-6. 2005
    ..For cases of Brucella-induced thrombocytopenic purpura, IVIg may be administered as an urgent therapy until the microbial therapy takes effect...
  4. pmc Catheter-related bacteremia due to Kocuria rosea in a patient undergoing peripheral blood stem cell transplantation
    Fevzi Altuntas
    Department of Hematology Oncology and BMT Unit, Faculty of Medicine, Erciyes University, Kayseri, Turkey
    BMC Infect Dis 4:62. 2004
    ..In addition, strains identified as Micrococcus spp. have been reported recently in infections associated with indwelling intravenous lines, continuous ambulatory peritoneal dialysis fluids, ventricular shunts and prosthetic valves...
  5. ncbi request reprint Severe thrombotic microangiopathy associated with brucellosis: successful treatment with plasmapheresis
    Fevzi Altuntas
    Erciyes University, Faculty of Medicine, Dedeman Hematology Oncology Hospital and Department of Hematology Oncology, Kayseri, Turkey
    Clin Appl Thromb Hemost 11:105-8. 2005
    ..For cases with infection-induced thrombotic microangiopathy, short-term plasmapheresis may be applied as an urgent therapy in addition to antimicrobial therapy...
  6. ncbi request reprint Prognostic significance of Fas (CD95/APO-1) positivity in patients with primary nodal diffuse large B-cell lymphoma
    Bulent Eser
    Department of Hematology Oncology, Erciyes University School of Medicine, M K Dedeman Oncology Hospital, Kayseri, Turkey
    Am J Hematol 81:307-14. 2006
    ..Immunohistochemical Fas positivity was a favorable prognostic factor for complete remission and overall and progression-free survival in primary nodal diffuse large B-cell lymphoma...
  7. ncbi request reprint A multicenter retrospective study defining the clinical and hematological manifestations of brucellosis and pancytopenia in a large series: Hematological malignancies, the unusual cause of pancytopenia in patients with brucellosis
    Ismail Sari
    Department of Hematology, Faculty of Medicine, Pamukkale University, Denizli, Turkey
    Am J Hematol 83:334-9. 2008
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  8. ncbi request reprint The role of plasma exchange in HELLP syndrome
    Bulent Eser
    Department of Hematology, Erciyes University School of Medicine, Kayseri, Turkey
    Clin Appl Thromb Hemost 11:211-7. 2005
    ..This study showed that postpartum early plasma exchange therapy improves treatment outcomes in patients with severe HELLP syndrome...
  9. ncbi request reprint Disturbance of pro-oxidative/antioxidative balance in allogeneic peripheral blood stem cell transplantation
    Ismail Sari
    Department of Hematology, Pamukkale University Faculty of Medicine, TR 20070, Denizli, Turkey
    Ann Clin Lab Sci 38:120-5. 2008
    ..This study documents a significant disturbance of pro-oxidative/antioxidative balance in the plasma of patients undergoing allogeneic HSCT regardless of the intensity of the conditioning regimen...
  10. pmc Clinicopathologic characteristics and therapeutic outcomes of primary gastrointestinal non-Hodgkin's lymphomas in central Anatolia, in Turkey
    Bulent Eser
    Department of Hematology Oncology, Erciyes University School of Medicine, 38039 Kayseri, Turkey
    Yonsei Med J 47:22-33. 2006
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  11. doi request reprint Expression of WT1 gene in multiple myeloma patients at diagnosis: is WT1 gene expression a useful marker in multiple myeloma?
    Cetin Saatci
    Department of Medical Genetics, Erciyes University, Kayseri, Turkey
    Hematology 15:39-42. 2010
    ..On this basis WT1 expression analyses is unlikely to be a useful genetic marker for routine clinical use in multiple myeloma patients at diagnosis...
  12. ncbi request reprint The effect of budesonide mouthwash on oral chronic graft versus host disease
    Ismail Sari
    Department of Hematology, Faculty of Medicine, M K Dedeman Oncology Hospital, Erciyes University, Cappadoccia Transplant Center, Kayseri, Turkey
    Am J Hematol 82:349-56. 2007
    ..091). No major systemic side effects and oral candidiasis were observed in two groups of patients. We concluded that topical budesonide might be added to systemic therapy to obtain better response rates in patients with oral cGHVD...
  13. pmc Acute lymphoblastic leukemia associated with brucellosis in two patients with fever and pancytopenia
    Bulent Eser
    Department of Hematology Oncology, Dedeman Oncology Hospital, Erciyes University School of Medicine, 38039, Kayseri, Turkey
    Yonsei Med J 47:741-4. 2006
    ..The first patient is in complete remission; the other recovered from the brucellosis, but later died due to a leukemic relapse...
  14. ncbi request reprint An unusual case of acute brucellosis presenting with Coombs-positive autoimmune hemolytic anemia
    Ismail Sari
    Department of Hematology, Faculty of Medicine, Pamukkale University, Denizi, Turkey
    Intern Med 47:1043-5. 2008
    ..Therefore, the differential diagnosis of Coombs-positive autoimmune hemolytic anemia should include brucellosis, especially in areas where the disease is endemic...
  15. doi request reprint Therapeutic plasma exchange in patients with neurologic diseases: retrospective multicenter study
    Leylagul Kaynar
    Erciyes Medical School, Department of Hematology and Apheresis Unit, 38039 Kayseri, Turkey
    Transfus Apher Sci 38:109-15. 2008
    ..Mild and manageable complications such as hypotension and hypocalcemia were also observed. TPE may be preferable for controlling symptoms of neuroimmunological disorders in early stage of the disease, especially with GBS...
  16. doi request reprint Therapeutic plasma exchange in patients with thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura: a retrospective multicenter study
    Serdal Korkmaz
    Cumhuriyet University, Department of Hematology, Sivas, Turkey
    Transfus Apher Sci 48:353-8. 2013
    ..Daily sessions of therapeutic plasma exchange (TPE) remain the basis of management of TTP. Also, TTP is a rare disease that is fatal if it is not treated. TPE has resulted in excellent remission and survival rates in TTP patients...
  17. ncbi request reprint Overexpression of cyclooxygenase-2 in multiple myeloma: association with reduced survival
    Mustafa Cetin
    Erciyes University, Faculty of Medicine, Dedeman Hospital, Department of Hematology Oncology, Kayseri, Turkey
    Am J Hematol 80:169-73. 2005
    ..Potent, specific COX-2 inhibitors showing evident antiangiogenic and antitumor effects on cancers could provide new therapeutic strategies in the treatment of MM...
  18. ncbi request reprint Comparison of the Fenwal Amicus and Fresenius Com.Tec cell separators for autologous peripheral blood progenitor cell collection
    Fevzi Altuntas
    Erciyes Medical School, Department of Hematology and Apheresis Unit, Kayseri 38039, Turkey
    Transfus Apher Sci 36:159-67. 2007
    ..028). In conclusion, both instruments collected PBPCs efficiently. However, Amicus has the advantage of lower PLT contamination in the product, and less decrease in PB platelet count with lower product volume in autologous setting...
  19. ncbi request reprint The effects of fresh frozen plasma on cholinesterase levels and outcomes in patients with organophosphate poisoning
    Muhammet Guven
    Department of Intensive Care, Faculty of Medicine, Erciyes University Medical School, 38039, Kayseri, Turkey
    J Toxicol Clin Toxicol 42:617-23. 2004
    ..The aim of this study is to determine the effects of fresh frozen plasma, as a source of cholinesterase, on butyrylcholinesterase (BuChE; plasma or pseudo cholinesterase) levels and outcomes in patients with organophosphate poisoning...
  20. ncbi request reprint Investigation of anti-Toxoplasma gondii antibodies in patients with neoplasia
    Suleyman Yazar
    Department of Parasitology, Erciyes University Medical Faculty, 38039 Kayseri, Turkey
    J Med Microbiol 53:1183-6. 2004
    ..5 %) patients and in one (0.9 %) control. A high percentage of positivity for Toxoplasma antibodies in patients with neoplasia was detected. Therefore, parasitological surveys of this patient group should be periodically performed...
  21. ncbi request reprint Laparoscopic versus open splenectomy in the management of benign and malign hematologic diseases: a ten-year single-center experience
    Can Kucuk
    Department of General Surgery, Erciyes University School of Medicine, Kayseri, Turkey
    J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A 15:135-9. 2005
    ..The aim of this study was to compare two cohorts of patients with similar characteristics, who underwent LS and OS in a single university teaching center...
  22. ncbi request reprint Antiphospholipid syndrome associated with malignant mesothelioma presenting with superior vena cava thrombosis: a case report
    Metin Ozkan
    Erciyes University Medical Faculty, Department of Hematology and Oncology, Kayseri, Turkey
    Clin Appl Thromb Hemost 10:393-6. 2004
    ..According to the clinical findings, and laboratory and pathologic examination, the patient was found to have disseminated venous thrombosis and antiphospholipid syndrome, which is treatment-resistant autoimmune paraneoplastic syndrome...
  23. ncbi request reprint Presurgical plasma exchange is ineffective in correcting amyloid associated factor X deficiency
    Brad Barker
    Department of Pathology, University of Texas Southwestern Medical School, Dallas, TX 75390 9073, USA
    J Clin Apher 19:208-10. 2004
    ..5 volume PE with fresh frozen plasma (FFP), his post-exchange FX was only 5%, indicating rapid adsorption of FX to amyloid fibrils. He was managed successfully with FEIBA during surgery...
  24. doi request reprint Higher optical density of an antigen assay predicts thrombosis in patients with heparin-induced thrombocytopenia
    Fevzi Altuntas
    Department of Pathology, The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX 75390 9073, USA
    Eur J Haematol 80:429-35. 2008
    ..To correlate optical density and percent inhibition of a two-step heparin-induced thrombocytopenia (HIT) antigen assay with thrombosis; the assay utilizes reaction inhibition characteristics of a high heparin concentration...
  25. ncbi request reprint Blood bank issues associated with red cell exchanges in sickle cell disease
    Ravindra Sarode
    Department of Pathology, University of Texas Southwestern Medical School at Dallas, Texas 75390, USA
    J Clin Apher 21:271-3. 2006
    ..This requires a concerted effort between the apheresis unit, the local blood bank, and the central blood supplier...
  26. ncbi request reprint Prognostic role of serum vascular endothelial growth factor, basic fibroblast growth factor and nitric oxide in patients with colorectal carcinoma
    Hakan Akbulut
    Department of Medical Oncology, Ibni Sina Hospital, Ankara University Faculty of Medicine, Sihhiye, Ankara 06100, Turkey
    Cytokine 20:184-90. 2002
    ..032, Cox regression analysis). In conclusion, serum VEGF and NO levels have prognostic role in patients with CRC and the new angiogenesis index using the serum levels of the factors seem to be useful...