- [The prevalence of alternative herbal medicine and nutritional complementary product intake in patients admitted to out-patient cardiology departments]Esra Gucuk Ipek
Clinic of Cardiology, Polatlı State Hospital, Ankara, Turkey
Turk Kardiyol Dern Ars 41:218-24. 2013....
- Infections of implantable cardiac rhythm devices: predisposing factors and outcomeEsra Gucuk Ipek
Yuksek Ihtisas Hospital, Cardiology Clinic, Ankara, Turkey
Acta Cardiol 67:303-10. 2012..Infection is a serious complication of cardiac devices. We aimed to describe predisposing factors and outcome of permanent pacemaker (PPM) and implantable cardioverter/defibrillator (ICD) infections...
- Relationship between serum adiponectin levels and calcific aortic valve diseaseEsra Gucuk Ipek
Department of Cardiology, Yuksek Ihtisas Hospital, Ankara, Turkey
Kardiol Pol 71:241-6. 2013..Adiponectin, an adipose tissue derived cytokine, is known to have antiatherogenic and anti-inflammatory effects on endothelial cells and macrophages. Calcific aortic valve disease has a similar physiopathology to atherosclerosis...