M Kanbay

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Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Relation between serum thyroid hormone and 'nondipper' circadian blood pressure variability
    Mehmet Kanbay
    Department of Internal Medicine, Section of Nephrology, Fatih University School of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey or
    Kidney Blood Press Res 30:416-20. 2007
  2. ncbi request reprint Helicobacter pylori seroprevalence in patients with coronary artery disease
    Mehmet Kanbay
    Department of Internal Medicine, Baskent University Faculty of Medicine, 35 Sokak, 81 5, Bahcelievler, 06490 Ankara, Turkey
    Dig Dis Sci 50:2071-4. 2005
  3. ncbi request reprint Response to peginterferon treatment in hepatitis C virus-associated splenic lymphoma with villous lymphocytes
    Mehmet Kanbay
    Am J Hematol 81:304-5. 2006
  4. ncbi request reprint H. pylori: a major risk factor for 'non-dipper' circadian variability profile in blood pressure?
    Mehmet Kanbay
    Med Hypotheses 69:463-4. 2007
  5. ncbi request reprint Effect of treatment of hyperuricemia with allopurinol on blood pressure, creatinine clearence, and proteinuria in patients with normal renal functions
    Mehmet Kanbay
    35 Sokak, 81 5, Bahcelievler, Ankara, 06490, Turkey
    Int Urol Nephrol 39:1227-33. 2007
  6. doi request reprint Dietary potassium: a key mediator of the cardiovascular response to dietary sodium chloride
    Mehmet Kanbay
    Division of Nephrology, Department of Medicine, Istanbul Medeniyet University School of Medicine, Istanbul, Turkey Electronic address
    J Am Soc Hypertens 7:395-400. 2013
  7. doi request reprint The role of uric acid in the pathogenesis of human cardiovascular disease
    Mehmet Kanbay
    Department of Medicine, Division of Nephrology, Medeniyet University School of Medicine, Kadikoy, Istanbul, Turkey
    Heart 99:759-66. 2013
  8. doi request reprint Serum uric acid independently predicts cardiovascular events in advanced nephropathy
    Mehmet Kanbay
    Department of Nephrology, Gulhane School of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey
    Am J Nephrol 36:324-31. 2012
  9. doi request reprint Serum calcitonin and endothelial dysfunction in chronic kidney disease: a novel risk factor?
    Mehmet Kanbay
    Department of Medicine, Division of Nephrology, Kayseri Training and Research Hospital, Alparslan Mahallesi, Umit sokak, No 25 14, Melikgazi, Kayseri, Turkey
    Int Urol Nephrol 45:151-6. 2013
  10. doi request reprint Association of serum calcitonin with coronary artery disease in individuals with and without chronic kidney disease
    Mehmet Kanbay
    Department of Medicine, Division of Nephrology, Fatih University School of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey
    Int Urol Nephrol 44:1169-75. 2012

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Publications90

  1. ncbi request reprint Relation between serum thyroid hormone and 'nondipper' circadian blood pressure variability
    Mehmet Kanbay
    Department of Internal Medicine, Section of Nephrology, Fatih University School of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey or
    Kidney Blood Press Res 30:416-20. 2007
    ..Further studies are warranted to confirm this relationship and to elucidate the pathogenetic mechanisms of this relationship...
  2. ncbi request reprint Helicobacter pylori seroprevalence in patients with coronary artery disease
    Mehmet Kanbay
    Department of Internal Medicine, Baskent University Faculty of Medicine, 35 Sokak, 81 5, Bahcelievler, 06490 Ankara, Turkey
    Dig Dis Sci 50:2071-4. 2005
    ..The main conclusion of this study is that H. pylori infection is not a risk factor for developing CAD. Further studies should be undertaken to confirm our results...
  3. ncbi request reprint Response to peginterferon treatment in hepatitis C virus-associated splenic lymphoma with villous lymphocytes
    Mehmet Kanbay
    Am J Hematol 81:304-5. 2006
  4. ncbi request reprint H. pylori: a major risk factor for 'non-dipper' circadian variability profile in blood pressure?
    Mehmet Kanbay
    Med Hypotheses 69:463-4. 2007
  5. ncbi request reprint Effect of treatment of hyperuricemia with allopurinol on blood pressure, creatinine clearence, and proteinuria in patients with normal renal functions
    Mehmet Kanbay
    35 Sokak, 81 5, Bahcelievler, Ankara, 06490, Turkey
    Int Urol Nephrol 39:1227-33. 2007
    ..We therefore conducted a prospective study to investigate the benefits of allopurinol treatment in hyperuricemic patients with normal renal function...
  6. doi request reprint Dietary potassium: a key mediator of the cardiovascular response to dietary sodium chloride
    Mehmet Kanbay
    Division of Nephrology, Department of Medicine, Istanbul Medeniyet University School of Medicine, Istanbul, Turkey Electronic address
    J Am Soc Hypertens 7:395-400. 2013
    ..In the absence of chronic kidney disease, the combined evidence suggests that a diet rich in potassium content serves a vasculoprotective function, particularly in the setting of salt-sensitive hypertension and prehypertension. ..
  7. doi request reprint The role of uric acid in the pathogenesis of human cardiovascular disease
    Mehmet Kanbay
    Department of Medicine, Division of Nephrology, Medeniyet University School of Medicine, Kadikoy, Istanbul, Turkey
    Heart 99:759-66. 2013
    ..More studies need to be performed on the pathophysiology and clinical consequences of hyperuricaemia in cardiovascular disease...
  8. doi request reprint Serum uric acid independently predicts cardiovascular events in advanced nephropathy
    Mehmet Kanbay
    Department of Nephrology, Gulhane School of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey
    Am J Nephrol 36:324-31. 2012
    ..We therefore evaluated uric acid as a risk factor for CV disease in subjects presenting to nephrologists with CKD who were not on medications known to alter endothelial function...
  9. doi request reprint Serum calcitonin and endothelial dysfunction in chronic kidney disease: a novel risk factor?
    Mehmet Kanbay
    Department of Medicine, Division of Nephrology, Kayseri Training and Research Hospital, Alparslan Mahallesi, Umit sokak, No 25 14, Melikgazi, Kayseri, Turkey
    Int Urol Nephrol 45:151-6. 2013
    ..Endothelial dysfunction (ED) is highly prevalent in patients with CKD. The relationship between ED and calcitonin has not been demonstrated before in CKD patients...
  10. doi request reprint Association of serum calcitonin with coronary artery disease in individuals with and without chronic kidney disease
    Mehmet Kanbay
    Department of Medicine, Division of Nephrology, Fatih University School of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey
    Int Urol Nephrol 44:1169-75. 2012
    ..The potential role of calcitonin, another hormonal regulator of mineral and bone metabolism, has not been studied in detail...
  11. doi request reprint Erythropoiesis stimulatory agent- resistant anemia in dialysis patients: review of causes and management
    Mehmet Kanbay
    Department of Medicine, Section of Nephrology, Fatih University School of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey
    Blood Purif 29:1-12. 2010
    ..The aim of the present review is to provide an update of the recent literature on causes and possible management of ESA-resistant anemia in CKD patients...
  12. ncbi request reprint Comparison of effects of darbepoetin alfa and epoetin alfa on serum endothelin level and blood pressure
    Mehmet Kanbay
    Department of Nephrology, Fatih University School of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey
    Adv Ther 24:346-52. 2007
    ..Administration of darbepoetin alfa increased blood pressure in patients on HD in a way that was positively correlated with enhanced ET-1 release; a similar correlation was noted with epoetin alfa...
  13. pmc Uric acid and pentraxin-3 levels are independently associated with coronary artery disease risk in patients with stage 2 and 3 kidney disease
    Mehmet Kanbay
    Division of Nephrology, Department of Medicine, Fatih University School of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey
    Am J Nephrol 33:325-31. 2011
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  14. ncbi request reprint Recurrent acute pancreatitis probably secondary to lisinopril
    Mehmet Kanbay
    Department of Internal Medicine, Baskent University Faculty of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey
    South Med J 99:1388-9. 2006
    ..However, to our knowledge, there is no published data regarding recurrent pancreatitis secondary to lisinopril. Herein, we report the case of a 54-year-old man who developed recurrent acute pancreatitis after starting lisinopril...
  15. ncbi request reprint Effect of dialysis type on serum lipids, apolipoproteins, and lipoproteins
    Mehmet Kanbay
    Department of Nephrology, Fatih University, Faculty of Medicine, Turkey
    Ren Fail 28:567-71. 2006
    ..The aim of this study was to determine the effect of dialysis type on serum lipid levels...
  16. ncbi request reprint Is hepatitis C virus positivity a contributing factor to occult hepatitis B virus infection in hemodialysis patients?
    Mehmet Kanbay
    Department of Internal Medicine, Baskent University Faculty of Medicine, 35 Sokak, 81 5, Bahcelievler, 06490, Ankara, Turkey
    Dig Dis Sci 51:1962-6. 2006
    ..05). HCV positivity is not a contributing factor to occult HBV infection in hemodialysis patients. None of the parameters tested help to distinguish patients with occult HBV infection from those who are HBV DNA negative...
  17. doi request reprint Acute tubular necrosis and pre-renal acute kidney injury: utility of urine microscopy in their evaluation- a systematic review
    Mehmet Kanbay
    Section of Nephrology, Department of Medicine, Fatih University School of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey
    Int Urol Nephrol 42:425-33. 2010
    ..More often, tests such as fractional excretion of sodium (FeNa) and fractional excretion of urea (FeUrea) are used to differentiate these two causes of acute kidney injury...
  18. doi request reprint Magnesium in chronic kidney disease: challenges and opportunities
    Mehmet Kanbay
    Department of Internal Medicine, Section of Nephrology, Fatih University School of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey
    Blood Purif 29:280-92. 2010
    ..The purpose of this review was to critically review the current literature examining the effects of plasma Mg levels on cardiovascular disease and parathyroid hormone homeostasis in ESRD, and renal transplant patients...
  19. pmc A randomized study of allopurinol on endothelial function and estimated glomular filtration rate in asymptomatic hyperuricemic subjects with normal renal function
    Mehmet Kanbay
    Alparslan Mahallesi, Umit sokak, No 25 14, Melikgazi, Kayseri, Turkey
    Clin J Am Soc Nephrol 6:1887-94. 2011
    ..We hypothesized that lowering uric acid in subjects with asymptomatic hyperuricemia with allopurinol might improve endothelial dysfunction, BP, estimated GFR (eGFR), and inflammatory markers...
  20. doi request reprint Ambulatory blood pressure monitoring: from old concepts to novel insights
    Mehmet Kanbay
    Department of Medicine, Division of Nephrology, Kayseri Training and Research Hospital, Kayseri, Turkey
    Int Urol Nephrol 44:173-82. 2012
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  21. doi request reprint Sudden cardiac death in patients with chronic kidney disease: prevention is the sine qua non
    Mehmet Kanbay
    Division of Nephrology, Department of Medicine, Kayseri Training and Research Hospital, Kayseri, Turkey
    Kidney Blood Press Res 34:269-76. 2011
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  22. doi request reprint Uric acid as a cardiometabolic risk factor: to be or not to be
    Mehmet Kanbay
    Department of Medicine, Division of Nephrology, Kayseri Training and Research Hospital, Kayseri, Turkey
    Contrib Nephrol 171:62-7. 2011
    ..In the current review, we will analyze the role of cardiometabolic disorders related to UA and briefly explain the pathogenetic mechanisms behind these relationships...
  23. pmc Serum uric acid level and endothelial dysfunction in patients with nondiabetic chronic kidney disease
    Mehmet Kanbay
    Division of Nephrology, Gulhane School of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey
    Am J Nephrol 33:298-304. 2011
    ..We hypothesized that endothelial dysfunction in subjects with CKD would correlate with uric acid levels...
  24. ncbi request reprint Microvascular disease and its role in the brain and cardiovascular system: a potential role for uric acid as a cardiorenal toxin
    Mehmet Kanbay
    Correspondence and offprint requests to Mehmet Kanbay E mail
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 26:430-7. 2011
    ..Paradoxically, agents that only stimulate nitric oxide, such as oestrogens, may increase the risk of poor outcomes if microvascular disease is not reversed...
  25. doi request reprint Sudden death in hemodialysis: an update
    Mehmet Kanbay
    Department of Internal Medicine, Section of Nephrology, Fatih University School of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey
    Blood Purif 30:135-45. 2010
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  26. pmc Fibroblast growth factor 23 and fetuin A are independent predictors for the coronary artery disease extent in mild chronic kidney disease
    Mehmet Kanbay
    Department of Internal Medicine, Section of Nephrology, Fatih University School of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey
    Clin J Am Soc Nephrol 5:1780-6. 2010
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  27. pmc Involvement of the esophagus in a patient with pemphigus vulgaris who was on immunosuppressive therapy
    Mehmet Kanbay
    Department of Internal Medicine, Baskent University Faculty of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey
    J Natl Med Assoc 98:1369-70. 2006
    ..This case highlights that esophageal involvement of PV might be resistant to immunosuppressive therapy other than steroids...
  28. ncbi request reprint Helicobacter pylori infection as a possible risk factor for respiratory system disease: a review of the literature
    Mehmet Kanbay
    Department of Internal Medicine, Fatih University School of Medicine, 35 Sokak 81 5 Emek, 06490 Ankara, Turkey
    Respir Med 101:203-9. 2007
    ..The aim of this review was to analyze the possible association between HP and respiratory disease and provide a critical review of the relevant literature...
  29. ncbi request reprint Rhesus positivity and low high-density lipoprotein cholesterol: a new link?
    Mehmet Kanbay
    Department of Internal Medicine, Department of Cardiology, Baskent University Faculty of Medicine, 35 Sokak, 81 5, Bahcelievler, Ankara 06490, Turkey
    Asian Cardiovasc Thorac Ann 14:119-22. 2006
    ..These results indicate a significant association between rhesus positivity and low levels of high-density lipoprotein cholesterol in patients with multivessel coronary artery disease...
  30. ncbi request reprint Acute pancreatitis associated with combined lisinopril and atorvastatin therapy
    Mehmet Kanbay
    Department of Internal Medicine, Baskent University Faculty of Medicine, Fevzi Cakmak Caddesi, Bahcelievler, Ankara, Turkey
    Dig Dis 23:92-4. 2005
    ..After cessation of the drugs, his physical condition improved and the amylase level decreased. To our knowledge, pancreatitis induced by a combination of atorvastatin together with lisinopril has never been reported in the literature...
  31. ncbi request reprint Helicobacter pylori seroprevalence in patients with chronic bronchitis
    Mehmet Kanbay
    Faculty of Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, Baskent University, Ankara, Turkey
    Respir Med 99:1213-6. 2005
    ..pylori. This study was designed to determine the H. pylori seroprevalence in patients with and without chronic bronchitis...
  32. ncbi request reprint Does eradication of Helicobacter pylori infection help normalize serum lipid and CRP levels?
    Mehmet Kanbay
    Department of Internal Medicine, Baskent University Faculty of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey
    Dig Dis Sci 50:1228-31. 2005
    ..05). We conclude that H. pylori infection may affect lipid metabolism in a way that could increase the risk of atherosclerosis. Thus H. pylori infection is an independent risk factor for coronary artery disease...
  33. ncbi request reprint The relationship of ABO blood group, age, gender, smoking, and Helicobacter pylori infection
    Mehmet Kanbay
    Department of Internal Medicine, Baskent University Faculty of Medicine, Fevzi Cakmak Caddesi, 10 Sokak, No 45, Bahcelievler, 06490, Ankara, Turkey
    Dig Dis Sci 50:1214-7. 2005
    ..pylori infection compared with patients in other blood groups (P < 0.05). The results of this study demonstrate that H. pylori infection can be related to ABO blood group, age, gender, and smoking...
  34. ncbi request reprint Trauma induced thyroid storm complicated by multiple organ failure
    Mehmet Kanbay
    Department of Internal Medicine, Baskent University Faculty of Medicine, Bahcelievler 06490, Ankara, Turkey
    Chin Med J (Engl) 118:963-5. 2005
  35. ncbi request reprint Statin therapy helps to control blood pressure levels in hypertensive dyslipidemic patients
    Mehmet Kanbay
    Department of Internal Medicine, Baskent University Faculty of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey
    Ren Fail 27:297-303. 2005
    ..This study was conducted to investigate the possible effect of atorvastatin on blood pressure (BP) in a group of hypertensive and dyslipidemic patients...
  36. ncbi request reprint Spontaneous aortocaval fistula presenting with acute liver and renal failure: a case report
    Mehmet Kanbay
    Department of Internal Medicine, Baskent University Faculty of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey
    Turk J Gastroenterol 15:169-72. 2004
    ..Surgical repair of aortocaval fistula is now standardized repair of the fistula. We report herein a case of spontaneous aortocaval fistula, which presented with liver and renal failure...
  37. ncbi request reprint Hepatic lymphoma metastasis presenting with severe acute liver failure: a rare case
    Mehmet Kanbay
    Department of Internal Medicine, Medical School, Baskent University, Ankara, Turkey
    Turk J Gastroenterol 15:94-6. 2004
    ..A high index of suspicion is required for the diagnosis. We emphasize the importance of obtaining tissue sample in all patients with suspicious lesion in any organ to avoid missing the rare but curable pathologies...
  38. ncbi request reprint Effects of immunosuppressive drugs on serum lipid levels in renal transplant recipients
    M Kanbay
    Department of Internal Medicine, Baskent University Faculty of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey
    Transplant Proc 38:502-5. 2006
    ..Hyperlipidemia is an important metabolic disorder that is common among renal transplant recipients. This study investigated the possible effects of transplantation and immunosuppressive drugs on lipid profiles in this patient group...
  39. pmc Acute pancreatitis due to ramipril therapy
    M Kanbay
    Department of Internal Medicine, Baskent University Faculty of Medicine, 35 Sokak, 81 5 Bahcelievler, 06490 Ankara, Turkey
    Postgrad Med J 80:617-8. 2004
    ..This was his third episode of acute pancreatitis since ramipril was started in 2000. To the authors' knowledge ramipril induced pancreatitis has not previously been reported...
  40. ncbi request reprint Influence of cyclosporine and tacrolimus on serum uric acid levels in stable kidney transplant recipients
    M Kanbay
    Department of Internal Medicine, Baskent University Faculty of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey
    Transplant Proc 37:3119-20. 2005
    ..There was no alteration in serum uric acid levels after the change of treatment (P > .05). These findings indicate that, compared with CsA, tacrolimus offers no advantage for serum uric acid levels in renal transplant recipients...
  41. ncbi request reprint Relationship of posttransplantation erythrocytosis to hypercalcemia in renal transplant recipients
    A Akcay
    Department of Nephrology, Baskent University Faculty of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey
    Transplant Proc 37:3103-5. 2005
    ..0001). There were no differences in other laboratory and demographic data between the patients with and without PTE (P > .05). These findings suggest that hypercalcemia may lead to increased PTE in renal transplant recipients...
  42. ncbi request reprint Relation between serum calcium, phosphate, parathyroid hormone and 'nondipper' circadian blood pressure variability profile in patients with normal renal function
    Mehmet Kanbay
    Department of Internal Medicine, Section of Nephrology, Fatih University Faculty of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey
    Am J Nephrol 27:516-21. 2007
    ....
  43. ncbi request reprint Effect of peritoneal dialysis solution type on serum lipid levels in end-stage renal disease
    M Kanbay
    Fatih University Medical School, Department of Nephrology, Ankara, Turkey
    Ren Fail 29:309-13. 2007
    ..No significant difference in serum lipid parameters was found between groups A, B, and C. These results demonstrate the lack of the effect of amino acid or icodextrin-based peritoneal solutions on dyslipidemia of CAPD patients...
  44. ncbi request reprint Causes of anemia in renal transplant recipients
    S Karakus
    Division of Hematology, Baskent University Hospital, Ankara, Turkey
    Transplant Proc 36:164-5. 2004
    ..008). Folate and vitamin B(12) deficiency were the major causes of nutritional anemia; oral or parenteral supplementation with these vitamins is likely to cure the anemia in the majority of cases...
  45. doi request reprint Dyspepsia in Turkish patients on continuous ambulatory peritoneal dialysis
    Mustafa Altay
    Department of Nephrology, Ankara Research and Training Hospital, Ankara, Turkey
    Int Urol Nephrol 40:211-7. 2008
    ..The aims of this study are to assess the prevalence of dyspepsia, Helicobacter pylori, and the association between dyspeptic symptoms and diabetes...
  46. doi request reprint Causes and mechanisms of nondipping hypertension
    Mehmet Kanbay
    Department of Internal Medicine, Section of Nephrology, Fatih University School of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey
    Clin Exp Hypertens 30:585-97. 2008
    ..This paper will attempt to address to clarify the underlying basis for nondipping and the specific associations with various disease states...
  47. doi request reprint The effects of L-carnitine therapy on respiratory function tests in chronic hemodialysis patients
    Nuket Bavbek
    Fatih University Medical School, Department of Nephrology, Ankara, Turkey
    Ren Fail 32:157-61. 2010
    ..This study was performed to investigate the chronic effects of L-carnitine treatment on respiratory functions in adults receiving chronic hemodialysis therapy...
  48. ncbi request reprint Association of obesity with inflammation in occult chronic kidney disease
    Nuket Bavbek
    Department of Nephrology, Fatih University Medical School, Ankara Turkey
    J Nephrol 21:761-7. 2008
    ..In this study we aimed to test the hypothesis that obesity is associated with risk for CKD and whether this risk is associated with serum C-reactive protein (CRP) levels in an apparently healthy obese population...
  49. ncbi request reprint Role of Helicobacter pylori in pathogenesis of upper respiratory system diseases
    Hanifi Kurtaran
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Fatih University Faculty of Medicine, Turkey
    J Natl Med Assoc 100:1224-30. 2008
    ..But still, the exact mechanism remains unclear...
  50. pmc Cefuroxime-induced lupus
    Ebru Uz
    Department of Nephrology, Fatih University Medical School, Ankara, Turkey
    J Natl Med Assoc 99:1066-7. 2007
    ..We present herein the first case of DILE induced by cefuroxime. Although this is the first report of cefuroxime-induced DILE, we should be aware of this occurrence...
  51. ncbi request reprint Circadian rhythm of blood pressure in patients with benign prostatic hyperplasia
    Faruk Turgut
    Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Nephrology, Fatih University, Ankara, Turkey
    Scand J Urol Nephrol 42:47-52. 2008
    ..Therefore, nocturia may have an impact on the circadian rhythm of blood pressure (BP). The association between nocturia and the circadian rhythm of BP was investigated in this study...
  52. ncbi request reprint Statin treatment for dyslipidemia in chronic kidney disease and renal transplantation: a review of the evidence
    Mehmet Kanbay
    Department of Internal Medicine, Section of Nephrology, Fatih University School of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey
    J Nephrol 22:598-609. 2009
    ..Post transplant there is some definite CV benefit, albeit in a patient cohort selected to be at reduced CV risk by virtue of being eligible for organ transplant. The results from the AURORA and SHARP studies are awaited anxiously...
  53. doi request reprint Magnesium supplementation helps to improve carotid intima media thickness in patients on hemodialysis
    Faruk Turgut
    Department of Internal Medicine, Section of Nephrology, Fatih University School of Medicine, Hosdere cad no 145, Y Ayranci, 06540, Ankara, Turkey
    Int Urol Nephrol 40:1075-82. 2008
    ..We tested the hypotheses that magnesium supplementation helps to improve carotid intima media thickness (IMT) in HD patients...
  54. ncbi request reprint Distribution of HCV genotypes in patients with end-stage renal disease according to type of dialysis treatment
    Haldun Selcuk
    Department of Gastroenterology, Baskent University School of Medicine, 35 Sokak 81 5 Emek, Ankara 06490, Turkey
    Dig Dis Sci 51:1420-5. 2006
    ..We conclude that HCV seropositivity may differ between different types of dialysis treatments, although viral load and genotypes may be similar in persons with end-stage renal disease and those without...
  55. ncbi request reprint A forgotten but important risk factor for infective endocarditis in patients with prosthetic valve: pedicure
    Faruk Turgut
    Department of Internal Medicine, Fatih University School of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey
    Scand J Infect Dis 39:274-6. 2007
    ..Even aggressive therapy was ineffective. To our knowledge, we report the first case of infective endocarditis secondary to pedicure in the literature...
  56. ncbi request reprint Surgery for hyperthyroidism in Down syndrome: case report
    Mustafa Sahin
    Baskent University, Department of Endocrinology and Metabolism, 5th Street, Bahcelievler, Ankara Turkey
    Mt Sinai J Med 73:784-6. 2006
    ..We also review the literature on the treatment options for hyperthyroidism with DS. We conclude that the role of surgery in the treatment of hyperthyroid patients with DS has yet to be defined...
  57. ncbi request reprint Total colonic polyp diameter: a marker for the risk of malignancy?
    Haldun Selcuk
    Department of Gastroenterology, Baskent University School of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey
    Hepatogastroenterology 55:936-9. 2008
    ..In this study, the relationship between the sum of the diameters of the total number of colonic polyps and poor histopathologic characteristics was examined...
  58. doi request reprint Nigella sativa oil for prevention of chronic cyclosporine nephrotoxicity: an experimental model
    Ebru Uz
    Department of Nephrology, Fatih University Medical School, Ankara, Turkey
    Am J Nephrol 28:517-22. 2008
    ..In conclusion, our study demonstrated for the first time that NSO protects kidney tissue against oxygen free radicals, preventing renal dysfunction and morphological abnormalities associated with chronic CsA administration...
  59. doi request reprint Peri-aortic fat tissue and malnutrition-inflammation-atherosclerosis/calcification syndrome in end-stage renal disease patients
    K Turkmen
    Division of Nephrology, Meram School of Medicine, Necmettin Erbakan University, Konya, Turkey
    Int Urol Nephrol 45:857-67. 2013
    ..We aimed to investigate the relationship between PFT, MIAC syndrome and thoracic aortic calcification (TAC) in ESRD patients...
  60. ncbi request reprint The effect of alendronate, risedronate, and raloxifene on renal functions, based on the Cockcroft and Gault method, in postmenopausal women
    Burcu Yanik
    School of Medicine, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Fatih University, Ankara, Turkey
    Ren Fail 29:471-6. 2007
    ..We aimed to assess the risk of renal toxicity associated with oral alendronate, risedronate, and raloxifene in the treatment of osteoporosis, prospectively...
  61. doi request reprint Effects of erytropoietin treatment and hemodialysis on the serum endothelin level and intraocular pressure of hemodialysis patients
    Remzi Karadag
    Department of Ophthalmology, Medical School, Fatih University, 06550 Ankara, Turkey
    Int Ophthalmol 29:385-8. 2009
    ..The aim of this study is to evaluate the effect of erythropoietin and hemodialysis (HD) on serum Endotheli-1 (ET-1) and intraocular pressure (IOP) levels in HD patients...
  62. ncbi request reprint Factors prognostic of survival in patients awaiting liver transplantation for end-stage liver disease
    Haldun Selcuk
    Department of Gastroenterology, Baskent University School of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey
    Dig Dis Sci 52:3217-23. 2007
    ....
  63. pmc Ocular pulse amplitude and retrobulbar blood flow change in dipper and non-dipper individuals
    R Karadag
    Yuzuncu Yil University, Medical School, Department of Ophthalmology, Van, Turkey
    Eye (Lond) 25:762-6. 2011
    ..To evaluate ocular pulse amplitude (OPA), IOP values, and hemodynamic changes in the ophthalmic artery, central retinal artery, and short posterior ciliary artery in dipper and non-dipper patients...
  64. ncbi request reprint Kaposi sarcoma secondary to pulmonary tuberculosis: a rare case
    Zuhal Mujgan Guler
    Department of Pulmonary Medicine, Ataturk Chest Disease and Chest Surgery Hospital, Ankara, Turkey
    South Med J 98:933-4. 2005
    ..The patient remained disease-free after a follow-up period of 20 months. Patients with Kaposi sarcoma should be monitored for coexisting diseases such as tuberculosis...
  65. doi request reprint Phosphate - the silent stealthy cardiorenal culprit in all stages of chronic kidney disease: a systematic review
    Mehmet Kanbay
    Department of Internal Medicine, Section of Nephrology, Fatih University School of Medicine, Istanbul, Turkey
    Blood Purif 27:220-30. 2009
    ....
  66. ncbi request reprint Bilateral renal artery embolization in a case with severe proteinuria secondary to amyloidosis in a hemodialysis patient
    Faruk Turgut
    Department of Nephrology, Fatih University School of Medicine, Emek 06490, Ankara, Turkey
    Amyloid 14:157-8. 2007
    ..We submit a case with severe proteinuria and hypoalbuminemia, and end-stage renal disease secondary to bronchiectasis-related amyloidosis. Bilateral embolization of the renal arteries was performed to prevent loss of albumin...
  67. ncbi request reprint Incidence and etiology of thrombocytosis in an adult Turkish population
    Timucin Aydogan
    Department of Internal Medicine, Fatih University Faculty of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey
    Platelets 17:328-31. 2006
    ..Secondary thrombocytosis is a common finding and mostly secondary to infection. Primary thrombocytosis has a higher risk for thromboembolic events than does secondary thrombocytosis...
  68. ncbi request reprint T-wave depletion and bradycardia possibly secondary to acute pancreatitis: review of the literature
    Cansel Turkay
    Department of Gastroenterology, Fatih University, School of Medicine, Ankara
    Turk J Gastroenterol 20:295-7. 2009
    ..201-Tl myocardial perfusion scintigraphy revealed no evidence of significant coronary artery disease...
  69. ncbi request reprint Effect of angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibition on experimental hepatic fibrogenesis
    Cansel Turkay
    Department of Gastroenterology, Faculty of Medicine, Fatih University, Ankara, Turkey
    Dig Dis Sci 53:789-93. 2008
    ..These results suggest that enalapril reduces the liver tissue TGF-beta1 and has an ameliorating effect on the fibrosis markers TGF-beta1 and MMP-2...
  70. ncbi request reprint Helicobacter pylori stool antigen assay in hyperemesis gravidarum: a risk factor for hyperemesis gravidarum or not?
    Sirin Aytac
    Department of Gastroenterology, Guven Hospital, Ankara, Turkey
    Dig Dis Sci 52:2840-3. 2007
    ..To test the hypothesis that Helicobacter pylori (H. pylori) infection may cause hyperemesis gravidarum (HG)...
  71. pmc Route of nutrition has no effect on the development of infectious complications
    Haldun Selcuk
    Department of Gastroenterology, Baskent University School of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey
    J Natl Med Assoc 98:1963-6. 2006
    ..We aimed to determine the relationship between the route of nutrition and the risk of developing infectious complications in severely ill patients on nutritional support in an intensive care unit...
  72. ncbi request reprint Isolated idiopathic ovarian vein thrombosis: a rare case
    Erkan Yildirim
    Department of Internal Radiology, Baskent University Faculty of Medicine, Fevzi Cakmak Caddesi, Bahcelievler, Ankara, Turkey
    Int Urogynecol J Pelvic Floor Dysfunct 16:308-10. 2005
    ..This case of idiopathic ovarian vein thrombosis underlines the importance of including this condition in the list of differential diagnoses for abdominal pain...
  73. ncbi request reprint Comparison of incidence of peritonitis between peritoneal dialysis solution types
    Murat Duranay
    Department of Nephrology, Ankara Research and Training Hospital, Ankara, Turkey
    Nephron Clin Pract 106:c57-60. 2007
    ..The aim of the present study was to compare the incidence of peritonitis among PD solutions in PD patients treated either with Nutrineal or with Extraneal or with conventional glucose solutions...
  74. pmc A case of bilateral psoas abscesses and lumbar osteomyelitis due to recurrent salmonella infection
    Mustafa Altay
    Department of Nephrology, Ankara Education and Research Hospital, Turkey
    J Natl Med Assoc 98:1855-6. 2006
    ..Here, we report a case of salmonellosis presenting with bilateral multiple psoas abscesses and lumbar osteomyelitis, which resolved completely following medical treatment and percutoneous drainage of abscess...
  75. ncbi request reprint Portal vein thrombosis due to hyperhomocysteinemia caused by vitamin B-12 deficiency
    Mehmet Kanbay
    Deparment of Internal Medicine, Baskent University Faculty of Medicine, Solak Emek, Ankara, Turkey
    Dig Dis Sci 50:2362-3. 2005
  76. doi request reprint Sodium bicarbonate for the prevention of contrast-induced nephropathy: a meta-analysis of 17 randomized trials
    Mehmet Kanbay
    Department of Internal Medicine, Section of Nephrology, Fatih University School of Medicine, Gokkusagi Mahallesi, Cevizlidere Cankaya, Ankara, Turkey
    Int Urol Nephrol 41:617-27. 2009
    ..Contrast-induced nephropathy (CIN) is a common cause of acute kidney injury. Several preventive therapies for this injury have been tested; however, there is still no consensus on the optimal protocol...
  77. ncbi request reprint Probrain natriuretic peptide for assessment of efficacy in heart failure treatment
    Adem Ozkara
    Department of Family Medicine, Fatih University, School of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey
    Adv Ther 24:1233-9. 2007
    ..Results suggest that spironolactone decreases plasma NT-proBNP concentrations, and that the measurement of plasma NT-proBNP levels may be helpful in assessing therapeutic efficacy in patients who are treated for heart failure...
  78. doi request reprint Current perspectives on familial Mediterranean fever
    Galip Guz
    Department of Internal Medicine Nephrology, Gazi University Faculty of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey
    Curr Opin Infect Dis 22:309-15. 2009
    ..This review focuses on recent studies that have led us to more fully understand FMF pathogenesis...
  79. ncbi request reprint An occult risk factor for proteinuria: Helicobacter pylori infection
    Mehmet Kanbay
    Med Hypotheses 69:709-10. 2007
  80. ncbi request reprint Hyponatremia due to an additive effect of carbamazepine and clarithromycin
    Mehmet Kanbay
    South Med J 100:222. 2007
  81. doi request reprint Recovery of kidney function after acute kidney injury in the elderly: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Roland Schmitt
    Department of Nephrology, Hannover Medical School, Hannover, Germany
    Am J Kidney Dis 52:262-71. 2008
    ..The prevalence of elderly individuals continues to increase over time, as does the incidence of acute kidney injury (AKI). However, it is not known whether age is an important prognostic predictor for renal recovery after an episode of AKI...
  82. doi request reprint Secondary hyperparathyroidism is associated with higher mortality in men with moderate to severe chronic kidney disease
    Mehmet Kanbay
    Kidney Int 74:967-8; author reply 968. 2008
  83. ncbi request reprint Non-Hodgkin's lymphoma presenting with granulomatous hepatitis and hemophagocytosis
    Mehmet Kanbay
    Leuk Lymphoma 47:767-9. 2006
  84. ncbi request reprint Acute renal failure and hepatotoxicity associated with roxithromycin
    Ali Akcay
    Ann Pharmacother 38:721-2. 2004
  85. ncbi request reprint Neutropenia due to clopidogrel in a patient with end-stage renal disease
    Ali Akcay
    Ann Pharmacother 38:1538-9. 2004
  86. ncbi request reprint Fatal hyperphosphatemia secondary to a phosphosoda bowel preparation in a geriatric patient with normal renal function
    Timucin Aydogan
    J Clin Gastroenterol 40:177. 2006
  87. ncbi request reprint Primary renal lymphoma associated with hepatitis C virus infection
    Arif Kaya
    Leuk Lymphoma 47:1976-8. 2006
  88. ncbi request reprint Liver dysfunction after a gluten-free diet in a patient with celiac disease: a new link?
    Haldun Selcuk
    Dig Dis Sci 51:213-4. 2006
  89. ncbi request reprint Helicobacter pylori: a major risk factor for endothelial dysfunction?
    Mehmet Kanbay
    Med Hypotheses 69:227-8. 2007
  90. ncbi request reprint Dysphagia caused by cervical osteophytes: a rare case
    Mehmet Kanbay
    J Am Geriatr Soc 54:1147-8. 2006