Dilek Durmus

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Publications

  1. doi request reprint Effects of a home-based exercise program on quality of life, fatigue, and depression in patients with ankylosing spondylitis
    Dilek Durmus
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Medical Faculty, Ondokuz Mayis University, Samsun, Turkey
    Rheumatol Int 29:673-7. 2009
  2. ncbi request reprint A randomized placebo-controlled clinical trial of phonophoresis for the treatment of chronic neck pain
    Dilek Durmus
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Medical Faculty, Ondokuz Mayis University, Samsun, Turkey
    Rheumatol Int 34:605-11. 2014
  3. doi request reprint Is phonophoresis effective in the treatment of chronic low back pain? A single-blind randomized controlled trial
    Dilek Durmus
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Medical Faculty, Ondokuz Mayis University, Samsun, Turkey
    Rheumatol Int 33:1737-44. 2013
  4. ncbi request reprint Assessment of the effect of glucosamine sulfate and exercise on knee cartilage using magnetic resonance imaging in patients with knee osteoarthritis: a randomized controlled clinical trial
    Dilek Durmus
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Medical Faculty, Ondokuz Mayis University, Samsun, Turkey
    J Back Musculoskelet Rehabil 25:275-84. 2012
  5. ncbi request reprint Effects of glucosamine sulfate and exercise therapy on serum leptin levels in patients with knee osteoarthritis: preliminary results of randomized controlled clinical trial
    Dilek Durmus
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Ondokuz Mayis University, Samsun, Turkey
    Rheumatol Int 33:593-9. 2013
  6. doi request reprint Are there work-related musculoskeletal problems among teachers in Samsun, Turkey?
    Dilek Durmus
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Medical Faculty, Ondokuz Mayis University, Samsun, Turkey
    J Back Musculoskelet Rehabil 25:5-12. 2012
  7. doi request reprint Effects of therapeutic ultrasound and electrical stimulation program on pain, trunk muscle strength, disability, walking performance, quality of life, and depression in patients with low back pain: a randomized-controlled trial
    Dilek Durmus
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Medical Faculty, Ondokuz Mayis University, Samsun, Turkey
    Rheumatol Int 30:901-10. 2010
  8. doi request reprint Effects of electrical stimulation program on trunk muscle strength, functional capacity, quality of life, and depression in the patients with low back pain: a randomized controlled trial
    Dilek Durmus
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Medical Faculty, Ondokuz Mayis University, Samsun, Turkey
    Rheumatol Int 29:947-54. 2009
  9. ncbi request reprint Effects of quadriceps electrical stimulation program on clinical parameters in the patients with knee osteoarthritis
    Dilek Durmus
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Medical Faculty, Ondokuz Mayis University, Samsun, Turkey
    Clin Rheumatol 26:674-8. 2007
  10. ncbi request reprint Effectiveness of microwave diathermy on pain, functional capacity, muscle strength, quality of life, and depression in patients with subacromial impingement syndrome: a randomized placebo-controlled clinical study
    Yesim Akyol
    Medical Faculty, Ondokuz Mayis University, Samsun, Turkey
    Rheumatol Int 32:3007-16. 2012

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  1. doi request reprint Effects of a home-based exercise program on quality of life, fatigue, and depression in patients with ankylosing spondylitis
    Dilek Durmus
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Medical Faculty, Ondokuz Mayis University, Samsun, Turkey
    Rheumatol Int 29:673-7. 2009
    ..Home-based exercise programs are very effective in improving QOL and reducing fatigue. Because of these advantages, HEP should be advised for the management program in AS in addition to medical treatments...
  2. ncbi request reprint A randomized placebo-controlled clinical trial of phonophoresis for the treatment of chronic neck pain
    Dilek Durmus
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Medical Faculty, Ondokuz Mayis University, Samsun, Turkey
    Rheumatol Int 34:605-11. 2014
    ..We observed that PP treatment was effective in the treatment for patients with CNP. A combination of PP with exercises can be used to obtain optimal clinical results. ..
  3. doi request reprint Is phonophoresis effective in the treatment of chronic low back pain? A single-blind randomized controlled trial
    Dilek Durmus
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Medical Faculty, Ondokuz Mayis University, Samsun, Turkey
    Rheumatol Int 33:1737-44. 2013
    ..The differences were statistically in group 3 compared with group 1 and 2. We observed that US and PP treatments were effective in the treatment of patients with CLBP but PP was not found to be superior over ultrasound therapy...
  4. ncbi request reprint Assessment of the effect of glucosamine sulfate and exercise on knee cartilage using magnetic resonance imaging in patients with knee osteoarthritis: a randomized controlled clinical trial
    Dilek Durmus
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Medical Faculty, Ondokuz Mayis University, Samsun, Turkey
    J Back Musculoskelet Rehabil 25:275-84. 2012
    ..This study is performed to investigate whether glocosamine sulfate and exercise could both delay joint structure degradation evaluated with magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) and improve symptoms in a short time period...
  5. ncbi request reprint Effects of glucosamine sulfate and exercise therapy on serum leptin levels in patients with knee osteoarthritis: preliminary results of randomized controlled clinical trial
    Dilek Durmus
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Ondokuz Mayis University, Samsun, Turkey
    Rheumatol Int 33:593-9. 2013
    ..Decreases in serum leptin may be one mechanism by which cartilage metabolism affects physical function and symptoms in OA patients...
  6. doi request reprint Are there work-related musculoskeletal problems among teachers in Samsun, Turkey?
    Dilek Durmus
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Medical Faculty, Ondokuz Mayis University, Samsun, Turkey
    J Back Musculoskelet Rehabil 25:5-12. 2012
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the prevalence of work-related musculoskeletal pain (WRMSP) and depression and the quality of life (QOL) among teachers in Samsun, Turkey...
  7. doi request reprint Effects of therapeutic ultrasound and electrical stimulation program on pain, trunk muscle strength, disability, walking performance, quality of life, and depression in patients with low back pain: a randomized-controlled trial
    Dilek Durmus
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Medical Faculty, Ondokuz Mayis University, Samsun, Turkey
    Rheumatol Int 30:901-10. 2010
    ..There was also no significant difference between the groups 1 and 2. We observed that US treatment and ES treatment were effective in improving pain, isometric extensor muscle strength, and QOL in patients with CLBP...
  8. doi request reprint Effects of electrical stimulation program on trunk muscle strength, functional capacity, quality of life, and depression in the patients with low back pain: a randomized controlled trial
    Dilek Durmus
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Medical Faculty, Ondokuz Mayis University, Samsun, Turkey
    Rheumatol Int 29:947-54. 2009
    ..In conclusion, we can say that ES therapy provides comfortable life functions by improving muscle strength, functional performance and QOL...
  9. ncbi request reprint Effects of quadriceps electrical stimulation program on clinical parameters in the patients with knee osteoarthritis
    Dilek Durmus
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Medical Faculty, Ondokuz Mayis University, Samsun, Turkey
    Clin Rheumatol 26:674-8. 2007
    ....
  10. ncbi request reprint Effectiveness of microwave diathermy on pain, functional capacity, muscle strength, quality of life, and depression in patients with subacromial impingement syndrome: a randomized placebo-controlled clinical study
    Yesim Akyol
    Medical Faculty, Ondokuz Mayis University, Samsun, Turkey
    Rheumatol Int 32:3007-16. 2012
    ..05). A 2,450-MHz MD regimen showed no beneficial effects in patients with SIS, so the superficial heat and exercise program, as it is efficient, may be preferable for the treatment of SIS, alone...
  11. doi request reprint Therapeutic ultrasound versus sham ultrasound for the management of patients with knee osteoarthritis: a randomized double-blind controlled clinical study
    Yasemin Ulus
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Medical Faculty, Ondokuz Mayis University, Samsun, Turkey
    Int J Rheum Dis 15:197-206. 2012
    ..The aim of this trial was to evaluate the short-term effectiveness of ultrasound (US) therapy on pain, physical function, ambulation activity, disability and psychological status in patients with knee OA...
  12. doi request reprint Effects of two exercise interventions on pulmonary functions in the patients with ankylosing spondylitis
    Dilek Durmus
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Medical Faculty, Ondokuz Mayis University, 55139 Kurupelit, Samsun, Turkey
    Joint Bone Spine 76:150-5. 2009
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the impact of two different home-based daily exercise programs on pulmonary functions in the patients with ankylosing spondylitis (AS)...
  13. ncbi request reprint Michigan Hand Outcomes Questionnaire in rheumatoid arthritis patients: relationship with disease activity, quality of life, and handgrip strength
    Dilek Durmus
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Medical Faculty, Ondokuz Mayis University, Samsun, Turkey
    J Back Musculoskelet Rehabil 26:467-73. 2013
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  14. doi request reprint Electrophysiological assessment of polyneuropathic involvement in rheumatoid arthritis: relationships among demographic, clinical and laboratory findings
    Ayse Oytun Bayrak
    Department of Neurology, Medical Faculty, Ondokuz Mayis University, Samsun, Turkey
    Neurol Res 32:711-4. 2010
    ..The aims of this study were to electrophysiologically evaluate polyneuropathy in rheumatoid arthritis (RA) patients and to examine the relationships among polyneuropathy and demographic, clinical and laboratory findings...
  15. ncbi request reprint Spondyloarthritis Research Consortium of Canada (SPARCC) enthesitis index in Turkish patients with ankylosing spondylitis: relationship with disease activity and quality of life
    Yeliz Zahiroglu
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Medical Faculty, Ondokuz Mayis University, Samsun, Turkey
    Int J Rheum Dis 17:173-80. 2014
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  16. doi request reprint Clinical significance of MEFV mutations in ankylosing spondylitis
    Dilek Durmus
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Medical Faculty, Ondokuz Mayis University, 55139 Samsun, Turkey
    Joint Bone Spine 76:260-4. 2009
    ..The aim of the present study was to investigate the prevalence of MEFV gene mutations in patients with ankylosing spondylitis (AS) and to assess the clinical significance of the MEFV gene mutations in AS...
  17. doi request reprint Reliability and validity of the Turkish version of the Falls Efficacy Scale International (FES-I) in community-dwelling older persons
    Yasemin Ulus
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Medical Faculty, Ondokuz Mayis University, Samsun, Turkey
    Arch Gerontol Geriatr 54:429-33. 2012
    ..It was found that the Turkish version of the FES-I was a reliable and valid measure of fear of falling in Turkish older people...
  18. ncbi request reprint Functional capacity, strength, and quality of life in children and youth with familial mediterranean Fever
    Gamze Alayli
    Medical Faculty, Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Drs Alayli, Durmus, Sen, Bilgici, and Kuru, Ondokuz Mayis University, Samsun, Turkey Medical Faculty, Department of Pediatric Nephrology Drs Ozkaya and Nalcacioglu, Ondokuz Mayis University, Samsun, Turkey
    Pediatr Phys Ther 26:347-52. 2014
    ..To examine functional capacity and muscle strength in children and youth with familial Mediterranean fever (FMF) as compared with controls, and to assess whether these factors influence quality of life (QOL) in FMF...
  19. doi request reprint Effect of cervical spondylosis on vertebral arterial flow and its association with vertigo
    Ilkay Koray Bayrak
    School of Medicine Department of Radiology, Ondokuz Mayis University, Samsun, Turkey
    Clin Rheumatol 28:59-64. 2009
    ..The severity of degeneration in disks and apophysis does not cause a considerable change in vertebral arterial flow, and also no significant finding on Doppler measurements were noted in patients with vertigo...
  20. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of hand functions in hemodialysis patients
    Berna Tander
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Ondokuz Mayis University School of Medicine, Samsun, Turkey
    Ren Fail 29:477-80. 2007
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  21. ncbi request reprint Acute myopathy in a patient with concomitant use of pravastatin and colchicine
    Gamze Alayli
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Medical Faculty, Ondokuz Mayis University, Samsun, Turkey
    Ann Pharmacother 39:1358-61. 2005
    ..To report a case of acute myopathy after concomitant use of colchicine and pravastatin...