Cumali Efe

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Publications

  1. ncbi Autoimmune liver disease in patients with systemic lupus erythematosus: a retrospective analysis of 147 cases
    Cumali Efe
    Department of Internal Medicine, Ankara Numune Research and Education Hospital, Ankara, Turkey
    Scand J Gastroenterol 46:732-7. 2011
  2. ncbi Low serum vitamin D levels are associated with severe histological features and poor response to therapy in patients with autoimmune hepatitis
    Cumali Efe
    Department of Gastroenterology, Hacettepe University, Ankara, Turkey
    Dig Dis Sci 59:3035-42. 2014
  3. ncbi Pregnancy in women with primary biliary cirrhosis
    Cumali Efe
    Department of Gastroenterology, Hacettepe University, Ankara, Turkey Electronic address
    Autoimmun Rev 13:931-5. 2014
  4. ncbi Diagnostic difficulties, therapeutic strategies, and performance of scoring systems in patients with autoimmune hepatitis and concurrent hepatitis B/C
    Cumali Efe
    Department of Gastroenterology, Hacettepe University, Ankara, Turkey
    Scand J Gastroenterol 48:504-8. 2013
  5. ncbi Drug induced autoimmune hepatitis and TNF-α blocking agents: is there a real relationship?
    Cumali Efe
    Hacettepe University, Department of Gastroenterology, Turkey
    Autoimmun Rev 12:337-9. 2013
  6. ncbi Antibodies to soluble liver antigen in patients with various liver diseases: a multicentre study
    Cumali Efe
    Department of Gastroenterology, Numune Research and Education Hospital, Ankara, Turkey
    Liver Int 33:190-6. 2013
  7. ncbi Autoimmune hepatitis in the postpartum period
    Cumali Efe
    Department of Gastroenterology, Numune Research and Education Hospital, Yazgan sokak 21 12 Cebeci, Ankara, Turkey
    Clin Res Hepatol Gastroenterol 36:391-3. 2012
  8. ncbi Autoimmune hepatitis/primary biliary cirrhosis overlap syndrome and associated extrahepatic autoimmune diseases
    Cumali Efe
    Department of Gastroenterology, Numune Research and Education Hospital, Ankara, Turkey
    Eur J Gastroenterol Hepatol 24:531-4. 2012
  9. ncbi Liver biopsy is a superior diagnostic method in some patients showing the typical laboratory features of autoimmune hepatitis
    Cumali Efe
    Department of Gastroenterology, Hacettepe University Faculty of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey
    Clin Res Hepatol Gastroenterol 36:185-8. 2012
  10. ncbi Liver fibrosis may reduce the efficacy of budesonide in the treatment of autoimmune hepatitis and overlap syndrome
    Cumali Efe
    Department of Gastroenterology, Hacettepe University Faculty of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey
    Autoimmun Rev 11:330-4. 2012

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Publications23

  1. ncbi Autoimmune liver disease in patients with systemic lupus erythematosus: a retrospective analysis of 147 cases
    Cumali Efe
    Department of Internal Medicine, Ankara Numune Research and Education Hospital, Ankara, Turkey
    Scand J Gastroenterol 46:732-7. 2011
    ..We also evaluated the accuracy of diagnostic criteria and scoring systems for AILD in SLE...
  2. ncbi Low serum vitamin D levels are associated with severe histological features and poor response to therapy in patients with autoimmune hepatitis
    Cumali Efe
    Department of Gastroenterology, Hacettepe University, Ankara, Turkey
    Dig Dis Sci 59:3035-42. 2014
    ..However, its influence on autoimmune hepatitis (AIH) has not been investigated. We evaluated the association of serum 25(OH)D levels with clinical, biochemical and histological features and response to therapy in AIH...
  3. ncbi Pregnancy in women with primary biliary cirrhosis
    Cumali Efe
    Department of Gastroenterology, Hacettepe University, Ankara, Turkey Electronic address
    Autoimmun Rev 13:931-5. 2014
    ..Data on maternal and fetal outcome is limited. We aimed to investigate the impact of pregnancy and childbirth on the disease course and possible effects of PBC on fetal outcome...
  4. ncbi Diagnostic difficulties, therapeutic strategies, and performance of scoring systems in patients with autoimmune hepatitis and concurrent hepatitis B/C
    Cumali Efe
    Department of Gastroenterology, Hacettepe University, Ankara, Turkey
    Scand J Gastroenterol 48:504-8. 2013
    ..To date, only a few case-based studies have described this association...
  5. ncbi Drug induced autoimmune hepatitis and TNF-α blocking agents: is there a real relationship?
    Cumali Efe
    Hacettepe University, Department of Gastroenterology, Turkey
    Autoimmun Rev 12:337-9. 2013
    ..Taking into account the advances in the field of hepatology, this review summarizes the general characteristics of anti-TNF-α induced liver injury and autoimmune hepatitis...
  6. ncbi Antibodies to soluble liver antigen in patients with various liver diseases: a multicentre study
    Cumali Efe
    Department of Gastroenterology, Numune Research and Education Hospital, Ankara, Turkey
    Liver Int 33:190-6. 2013
    ..To retrospectively assess the estimated prevalence, sensitivity, specificity and clinical significance of anti-SLA in AIH and various liver diseases...
  7. ncbi Autoimmune hepatitis in the postpartum period
    Cumali Efe
    Department of Gastroenterology, Numune Research and Education Hospital, Yazgan sokak 21 12 Cebeci, Ankara, Turkey
    Clin Res Hepatol Gastroenterol 36:391-3. 2012
    ..Autoimmune hepatitis (AIH) presenting primarily in the postpartum period has rarely been reported...
  8. ncbi Autoimmune hepatitis/primary biliary cirrhosis overlap syndrome and associated extrahepatic autoimmune diseases
    Cumali Efe
    Department of Gastroenterology, Numune Research and Education Hospital, Ankara, Turkey
    Eur J Gastroenterol Hepatol 24:531-4. 2012
    ..To assess the prevalence of concurrent extrahepatic autoimmune diseases in patients with autoimmune hepatitis (AIH)/primary biliary cirrhosis (PBC) overlap syndrome and applicability of the 'mosaic of autoimmunity' in these patients...
  9. ncbi Liver biopsy is a superior diagnostic method in some patients showing the typical laboratory features of autoimmune hepatitis
    Cumali Efe
    Department of Gastroenterology, Hacettepe University Faculty of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey
    Clin Res Hepatol Gastroenterol 36:185-8. 2012
    ..To investigate whether liver diseases other than autoimmune hepatitis (AIH) can present with the typical features of AIH, and to determine the impact of liver biopsy for differentiating AIH from these conditions...
  10. ncbi Liver fibrosis may reduce the efficacy of budesonide in the treatment of autoimmune hepatitis and overlap syndrome
    Cumali Efe
    Department of Gastroenterology, Hacettepe University Faculty of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey
    Autoimmun Rev 11:330-4. 2012
    ..The aim of the present study was to assess the efficacy and tolerability of budesonide as an alternative first line treatment option for autoimmune hepatitis (AIH) and the overlap syndrome...
  11. ncbi A rare complication of Brucella infection: myocarditis and heart failure
    Cumali Efe
    Department of Internal Medicine, Numune Education and Training Hospital
    Intern Med 48:1773-4. 2009
    ..Brucella myocarditis and development of heart failure is a very rare complication of brucellosis. We present a patient with new onset heart failure due to brucella myocarditis treated with favorable antibiotic therapy...
  12. ncbi Factors associated with response to therapy and outcome of patients with primary biliary cirrhosis with features of autoimmune hepatitis
    Ersan Ozaslan
    Department of Gastroenterology, Numune Research and Education Hospital, Ankara, Turkey
    Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol 12:863-9. 2014
    ..Little is known about the factors associated with initial response to therapy or outcome. We performed a retrospective analysis of treatment strategies and factors associated with outcomes of patients with PBC-AIH...
  13. ncbi Mean platelet volume is increased in chronic hepatitis C patients with advanced fibrosis
    Tugrul Purnak
    Department of Gastroenterology, Ankara Numune Education and Research Hospital, Ankara, Turkey
    Clin Res Hepatol Gastroenterol 37:41-6. 2013
    ..The goal of the present study was to evaluate whether MPV would be useful in predicting liver histologic severity in CHC...
  14. ncbi Recent insights into the relationship between inflammatory liver diseases and atherosclerosis
    Tugrul Purnak
    Department of Gastroenterology, Ankara Numune Education and Research Hospital, Ankara, Turkey
    J Investig Med 59:904-11. 2011
    ..In this review, the most commonly encountered inflammatory liver diseases and their effects on atherosclerosis are discussed...
  15. ncbi Sequential presentation of primary biliary cirrhosis and autoimmune hepatitis
    Cumali Efe
    aDepartment of Gastroenterology, Hacettepe University bDepartment of Gastroenterology, Numune Research and Education Hospital, Ankara, Turkey cDepartment of Hepato Gastroenterology, CHU Reims, Reims dDepartment of Hepatology, Besancon, France eDepartment of Clinical Medicine, Alma Mater Studiorum, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy fDivision of Liver Diseases, The Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York, New York, USA gDepartment of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Karolinska Institutet, Karolinska University Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden
    Eur J Gastroenterol Hepatol 26:532-7. 2014
    ..Available studies have focused on the simultaneous form, whereas there is limited information on sequential PBC-AIH. We carried out a retrospective study of patients who sequentially developed PBC-AIH overlap syndrome...
  16. ncbi Late autoimmune hepatitis after hepatitis C therapy
    Cumali Efe
    aDepartment of Gastroenterology, Hacettepe University bDepartment of Gastroenterology, Numune Research and Education Hospital, Ankara, Turkey cDepartment of Hepato Gastroenterology, CHU Reims, Reims, France dDepartment of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Karolinska Institutet, Karolinska University Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden
    Eur J Gastroenterol Hepatol 25:1308-11. 2013
    ..Reports on AIH during long-term follow-up after IFN treatment are scarce...
  17. ncbi The involvement of nitric oxide in the physiopathology of hepatoportal sclerosis
    Tugrul Purnak
    MD, Department of Gastroenterology Ankara Numune Education and Research Hospital, Ankara, Turkey
    Clin Biochem 45:1450-4. 2012
    ..Although there is no data in literature that depicts the role of NO in HPS pathogenesis, this study was conducted in order to evaluate the potential role of NO in patients with HPS...
  18. ncbi Therapy response and outcome of overlap syndromes: autoimmune hepatitis and primary biliary cirrhosis compared to autoimmune hepatitis and autoimmune cholangitis
    Ersan Ozaslan
    Numune Education and Research Hospital, Department of Gastroenterology, Ankara, Turkey
    Hepatogastroenterology 57:441-6. 2010
    ..We have assessed two different overlap syndrome groups in patients with AIH-PBC and AIH-AIC, with respect to therapy response and outcome...
  19. ncbi Serum angiotensin-converting enzyme level as a marker of fibrosis in patients with chronic hepatitis B
    Tugrul Purnak
    Department of Gastroenterology, Ankara Numune Education and Research Hospital, Ankara, Turkey
    J Renin Angiotensin Aldosterone Syst 13:244-9. 2012
    ..Moreover the association between liver fibrosis and serum ACE levels was also investigated...
  20. ncbi The evaluation of bone mineral density in patients with nonalcoholic fatty liver disease
    Tugrul Purnak
    Department of Gastroenterology, Ankara Numune Education and Research Hospital, Talatpasa Bulvari, Samanpazari, 06100, Ankara, Turkey
    Wien Klin Wochenschr 124:526-31. 2012
    ..Inflammation is a known risk factor for low bone mass in the body. The primary goal of the present study was to evaluate the association between bone mineral density and liver function in patients with NASH...
  21. pmc Mean platelet volume could be a promising biomarker to monitor dietary compliance in celiac disease
    Tugrul Purnak
    Department of Gastroenterology, Ankara Numune Education and Research Hospital, Samanpazari, Sihhiye Ankara, Turkey
    Ups J Med Sci 116:208-11. 2011
    ..The elimination of gluten from the diet is the main therapeutic approach and usually leads to clinical and laboratory improvement. There are no ideal markers that objectively assess dietary compliance in CD patients...
  22. ncbi The comparison of two different 5.5 fr sphincterotomes for selective cannulation of the common bile duct: a prospective, randomized study
    Ersan Ozaslan
    Department of Gastroenterology, Ankara Numune Education and Research Hospital, Çukurambar Mah 1429 Cad 24 2, Cankaya, Ankara, Turkey
    Dig Dis Sci 59:3078-84. 2014
    ..There are scarce data regarding the impact of sphincterotome design on cannulation success. We aimed to compare two different 5.5 Fr standard sphincterotomes to determine initial cannulation success...