- The platelet count/mean corpuscular hemoglobin ratio distinguishes combined iron and vitamin B12 deficiency from uncomplicated iron deficiencyCengiz Beyan
Department of Hematology, Gulhane Military Medical Academy, 06010 Etlik Ankara, Turkey
Int J Hematol 81:301-3. 2005..The cutoff value of >12.00, with a 74.6% sensitivity and a 41.9% specificity, appears to be the most convenient value for screening. We advise measuring the levels of cobalamin in patients with IDA associated with a high PLT/MCH ratio...
- Gluteal abscesses caused by Brucella speciesEsin Beyan
Department of Internal Medicine, Ankara Numune Education and Research Hospital, Ankara, Turkey
Intern Med 47:171-2. 2008..The patient was treated successfully with abscess drainage and a 6-week course of oral doxycycline and rifampicin. Brucellosis should be kept in mind in the diagnosis of gluteal abscess, especially in endemic areas...
- Post-gastrectomy anemia: evaluation of 72 cases with post-gastrectomy anemiaCengiz Beyan
Department of Hematology, Gulhane Military Medical Academy, Ankara, Turkey
Hematology 12:81-4. 2007..In conclusion, gastrectomized patients should be followed for anemia and treated appropriately based on the cause of anemia...