Ozgur Pirgon

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Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Importance of epicardial adipose tissue thickness measurement in obese adolescents, its relationship with carotid intima-media thickness, and echocardiographic findings
    M Boyraz
    Department of Pediatric Endocrinology and Diabetes, Fatih University, Faculty of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey
    Eur Rev Med Pharmacol Sci 17:3309-17. 2013
  2. pmc Relationship between aspartate aminotransferase-to-platelet ratio index and carotid intima-media thickness in obese adolescents with non-alcoholic fatty liver disease
    Ahmet Sert
    Suleyman Demirel University, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Pediatric Endocrinology and Diabetes, Isparta, Turkey E mail
    J Clin Res Pediatr Endocrinol 5:182-8. 2013
  3. pmc Association between insulin resistance and oxidative stress parameters in obese adolescents with non-alcoholic fatty liver disease
    Ozgur Pirgon
    Department of Pediatric Endocrinology, GATA Medical Faculty, Istanbul, Turkey
    J Clin Res Pediatr Endocrinol 5:33-9. 2013
  4. pmc Vanishing testes: a literature review
    Ozgur Pirgon
    Suleyman Demirel University Faculty of Medicine, Department of Pediatric Endocrinology and Diabetes, Isparta, Turkey
    J Clin Res Pediatr Endocrinol 4:116-20. 2012
  5. doi request reprint IGF-I and visfatin levels in retinopathy of prematurity
    Ferhat Cekmez
    Division of Neonatology, Department of Pediatrics, Gulhane Military Medical Academy, Ankara, Turkey
    J Pediatr Ophthalmol Strabismus 49:120-4. 2012
  6. doi request reprint Insulin detemir improves glycemic control and reduces hypoglycemia in children with type 1 diabetes: findings from the Turkish cohort of the PREDICTIVE observational study
    Selim Kurtoglu
    Department of Pediatric Endocrinology, Erciyes University Medical Faculty, Kayseri, Turkey
    Pediatr Diabetes 10:401-7. 2009
  7. doi request reprint Vaspin and its correlation with insulin sensitivity indices in obese children
    Selami Suleymanoglu
    Department of Pediatrics, GATA Medical Faculty, Istanbul, Turkey
    Diabetes Res Clin Pract 84:325-8. 2009
  8. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of adipocytokines in obese children with insulin resistance
    Mehmet Emre Tascilar
    Department Pediatrics, Gulhane Military Medical Academy, Ankara, Turkey
    Turk J Pediatr 53:269-73. 2011
  9. doi request reprint Correlation between cord blood apelin and IGF-1 levels in retinopathy of prematurity
    Ferhat Cekmez
    GATA Medical Faculty, Department of Pediatrics, Division of Neonatology, Ankara, Turkey
    Biomark Med 6:821-5. 2012
  10. doi request reprint Importance of the liver ultrasound scores in pubertal obese children with nonalcoholic fatty liver disease
    Mustafa Akcam
    Department of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition, S Demirel University, Faculty of Medicine, Isparta, Turkey
    Clin Imaging 37:504-8. 2013

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Publications48

  1. ncbi request reprint Importance of epicardial adipose tissue thickness measurement in obese adolescents, its relationship with carotid intima-media thickness, and echocardiographic findings
    M Boyraz
    Department of Pediatric Endocrinology and Diabetes, Fatih University, Faculty of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey
    Eur Rev Med Pharmacol Sci 17:3309-17. 2013
    ....
  2. pmc Relationship between aspartate aminotransferase-to-platelet ratio index and carotid intima-media thickness in obese adolescents with non-alcoholic fatty liver disease
    Ahmet Sert
    Suleyman Demirel University, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Pediatric Endocrinology and Diabetes, Isparta, Turkey E mail
    J Clin Res Pediatr Endocrinol 5:182-8. 2013
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate the association between aspartate aminotransferase-to-platelet ratio index (APRI) and carotid intima-media thickness (IMT) in obese adolescents with NAFLD...
  3. pmc Association between insulin resistance and oxidative stress parameters in obese adolescents with non-alcoholic fatty liver disease
    Ozgur Pirgon
    Department of Pediatric Endocrinology, GATA Medical Faculty, Istanbul, Turkey
    J Clin Res Pediatr Endocrinol 5:33-9. 2013
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate the associations of oxidative stress with insulin resistance and metabolic risk factors in obese adolescents with NAFLD...
  4. pmc Vanishing testes: a literature review
    Ozgur Pirgon
    Suleyman Demirel University Faculty of Medicine, Department of Pediatric Endocrinology and Diabetes, Isparta, Turkey
    J Clin Res Pediatr Endocrinol 4:116-20. 2012
    ..However, no case series has reported germinal dysplasia or intratubular germ cell neoplasia in any of the specimens taken from these patients...
  5. doi request reprint IGF-I and visfatin levels in retinopathy of prematurity
    Ferhat Cekmez
    Division of Neonatology, Department of Pediatrics, Gulhane Military Medical Academy, Ankara, Turkey
    J Pediatr Ophthalmol Strabismus 49:120-4. 2012
    ..The authors hypothesized that circulating visfatin concentrations in preterm infants might be linked with retinopathy of prematurity (ROP)-like insulin-like growth factor I (IGF-I) levels...
  6. doi request reprint Insulin detemir improves glycemic control and reduces hypoglycemia in children with type 1 diabetes: findings from the Turkish cohort of the PREDICTIVE observational study
    Selim Kurtoglu
    Department of Pediatric Endocrinology, Erciyes University Medical Faculty, Kayseri, Turkey
    Pediatr Diabetes 10:401-7. 2009
    ..It has shown consistently improved tolerability in comparison to neutral protamine Hagedorn (NPH) insulin in adult cohorts, but there are relatively few publications involving pediatric cohorts...
  7. doi request reprint Vaspin and its correlation with insulin sensitivity indices in obese children
    Selami Suleymanoglu
    Department of Pediatrics, GATA Medical Faculty, Istanbul, Turkey
    Diabetes Res Clin Pract 84:325-8. 2009
    ..The aim of this study was to assess the vaspin and adiponectin concentrations on markers of insulin sensitivity and obesity in pubertal obese children and adolescents...
  8. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of adipocytokines in obese children with insulin resistance
    Mehmet Emre Tascilar
    Department Pediatrics, Gulhane Military Medical Academy, Ankara, Turkey
    Turk J Pediatr 53:269-73. 2011
    ..Based on the findings of this study, visfatin and adiponectin levels can be used as specific markers for insulin sensitivity...
  9. doi request reprint Correlation between cord blood apelin and IGF-1 levels in retinopathy of prematurity
    Ferhat Cekmez
    GATA Medical Faculty, Department of Pediatrics, Division of Neonatology, Ankara, Turkey
    Biomark Med 6:821-5. 2012
    ..We hypothesized that circulating apelin concentrations in preterm babies might be linked with retinopathy of prematurity (ROP), similar to IGF-1 levels...
  10. doi request reprint Importance of the liver ultrasound scores in pubertal obese children with nonalcoholic fatty liver disease
    Mustafa Akcam
    Department of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition, S Demirel University, Faculty of Medicine, Isparta, Turkey
    Clin Imaging 37:504-8. 2013
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  11. pmc Prevalence of metabolic syndrome in obese children and adolescents using three different criteria and evaluation of risk factors
    Ozlem Sangun
    Department of Pediatrics, Division of Pediatric Endocrinology, Faculty of Medicine, Suleyman Demirel University, Isparta, Turkey
    J Clin Res Pediatr Endocrinol 3:70-6. 2011
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  12. doi request reprint Apelin, vaspin, visfatin and adiponectin in large for gestational age infants with insulin resistance
    Ferhat Cekmez
    Department of Pediatrics, Division of Neonatology, GATA Medical Faculty, Ankara, Turkey
    Cytokine 56:387-91. 2011
    ..To investigate the relation of circulating four adipokines (apelin, vaspin, visfatin, adiponectin) with markers of insulin sensitivity in large for gestational age (LGA) infants...
  13. doi request reprint Evaluation of new adipocytokines and insulin resistance in adolescents with polycystic ovary syndrome
    Ferhat Cekmez
    Department of Pediatrics, GATA Medical Faculty, Ankara, Turkey
    Eur Cytokine Netw 22:32-7. 2011
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate the relationship between four circulating adipocytokines (apelin, vaspin, visfatin, adiponectin) and markers of insulin sensitivity, in the context of polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) in adolescents...
  14. ncbi request reprint Arterial wall thickening and stiffening in children and adolescents with type 1 diabetes
    Mehmet Emre Atabek
    Department of Pediatric Endocrinology and Diabetes, School of Medicine, Selcuk University, Konya, Turkey
    Diabetes Res Clin Pract 74:33-40. 2006
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  15. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of metabolic syndrome in obese Turkish children and adolescents
    Mehmet Emre Atabek
    Department of Pediatric Endocrinology and Diabetes, Selcuk University, School of Medicine, Konya, Turkey
    Diabetes Res Clin Pract 72:315-21. 2006
    ..The aim of our study was to assess the prevalence of metabolic syndrome and the other metabolic features in obese children...
  16. doi request reprint uPAR, IL-33, and ST2 values as a predictor of subclinical chorioamnionitis in preterm premature rupture of membranes
    Yasemin Cekmez
    1 Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Sami Ulus Medical and Research Hospital, Ankara, Turkey
    J Interferon Cytokine Res 33:778-82. 2013
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  17. ncbi request reprint Assessment of insulin sensitivity from measurements in fasting state and during an oral glucose tolerance test in obese children
    Mehmet Emre Atabek
    Department of Pediatric Endocrinology and Diabetes, Faculty ofMedicine, Selcuk University, Konya, Turkey
    J Pediatr Endocrinol Metab 20:187-95. 2007
    ..Few previous studies have examined the validity of the fasting glucose-to-insulin ratio (FGIR), homeostasis model assessment of insulin resistance (HOMA-IR) and quantitative insulin-sensitivity check index (QUICKI) in pediatric populations...
  18. ncbi request reprint Evidence for association between insulin resistance and premature carotid atherosclerosis in childhood obesity
    Mehmet Emre Atabek
    Selcuk University, Faculty of Medicine, 42080 Konya, Turkey
    Pediatr Res 61:345-9. 2007
    ..7% (beta = -0.58, p < 0.001). We concluded that insulin resistance is an independent risk factor for increased carotid artery IMT in obese children...
  19. pmc Atherogenic lipid profile and systolic blood pressure are associated with carotid artery intima-media thickness in children with Turner syndrome
    Ozgur Pirgon
    Department of Pediatric Endocrinology, GATA Medical Faculty, Istanbul, Turkey
    J Clin Res Pediatr Endocrinol 1:62-71. 2008
    ..To determine whether there are risk factors for atherosclerosis in children with TS, we compared cIMT, anthropometric and metabolic parameters between children with TS and healthy controls...
  20. doi request reprint Low 25-hydroxyvitamin D level and adiponectin is associated with insulin sensitivity in large gestational age infants
    Ferhat Cekmez
    Department of Pediatrics, Division of Neonatology, GATA Medical Faculty, 34090 Istanbul, Turkey
    Cytokine 59:156-8. 2012
    ..To investigate the relationship between adipokines (visfatin, adiponectin) and 25-hydroxyvitamin D (25(OH)D), and markers of insulin sensitivity in large for gestational age (LGA) infants...
  21. ncbi request reprint Some effect of metformin on insulin resistance in an infant with leprechaunism
    Mehmet Emre Atabek
    Department of Pediatric Endocrinology and Diabetes, Faculty of Medicine, Selcuk University, Konya, Turkey
    J Pediatr Endocrinol Metab 19:1257-61. 2006
    ..His phenotypic and laboratory features were consistent with a diagnosis of leprechaunism. We observed some effect of treatment with metformin but not with insulin glargine...
  22. doi request reprint New adipocytokines (vaspin, apelin, visfatin, adiponectin) levels in children treated with valproic acid
    Cihan Meral
    Department of Pediatrics, GATA Medical Faculty, Istanbul
    Eur Cytokine Netw 22:118-22. 2011
    ..To investigate the relationship between the newly discovered adipocytokines and increasing body weight (paralleled by increased insulin resistance), and antiepileptic drug therapy with valproic acid (VPA)...
  23. ncbi request reprint Metabolic syndrome manifestations in an adolescent with acrodysostosis
    Mehmet Emre Atabek
    Department of Pediatric Endocrinology and Diabetes, Faculty of Medicine, Selcuk University, Konya, Turkey
    J Pediatr Endocrinol Metab 20:739-41. 2007
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  24. doi request reprint Therapeutic effect of metformin and vitamin E versus prescriptive diet in obese adolescents with fatty liver
    Mustafa Akcam
    Department of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition, S Demirel University, Faculty of Medicine, Isparta, Turkey
    Int J Vitam Nutr Res 81:398-406. 2011
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  25. ncbi request reprint Use of metformin in obese adolescents with hyperinsulinemia: a 6-month, randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled clinical trial
    Mehmet Emre Atabek
    Department of Pediatric Endocrinology and Diabetes, Faculty of Medicine, Selcuk University, Konya, Turkey
    J Pediatr Endocrinol Metab 21:339-48. 2008
    ..To determine whether metformin treatment for 6 months is effective in reducing body weight and hyperinsulinemia and also ameliorating insulin sensitivity indices in obese adolescents with hyperinsulinemia...
  26. pmc Pneumococcal serotypes recovered from health children and their possible association with risk factor in istanbul, Turkey
    Ferhat Cekmez
    Department of Pediatrics, GATA Medical Faculty, Istanbul, Turkey
    Int J Biomed Sci 5:101-4. 2009
    ..No penicillin-resistant S. pneumoniae were obtained. CONCLUSION: after conjugated vaccine we have seen benefits of vaccine in especially colonization rate and penicillin-resistance...
  27. pmc Ghrelin levels and postnatal growth in healthy infants 0-3 months of age
    Kürşad Fidancı
    Department of Pediatrics, GATA Medical Faculty, Istanbul, Turkey
    J Clin Res Pediatr Endocrinol 2:34-8. 2010
    ..The effect of ghrelin on growth of the newborn has long been argued, but not fully clarified. In this study, we aimed to investigate the relationship between ghrelin levels and growth parameters in the first 3 months of life...
  28. ncbi request reprint Mayer-Rokitansky-Kuster-Hauser syndrome presenting as premature thelarche in a young child
    Mehmet Emre Atabek
    Department of Pediatrics, Division of Pediatric Endocrinology, Faculty of Medicine, Selcuk University, Konya, Turkey
    Pediatr Int 49:533-5. 2007
  29. doi request reprint The relationship between serum visfatin, adiponectin, and insulin sensitivity markers in neonates after birth
    Cihan Meral
    Department of Pediatrics, GATA Medical Faculty, Istanbul, Turkey
    J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med 24:166-70. 2011
    ..Sixty parturients giving birth to 20 term AGA singleton infants, 20 term singleton SGA infants, and 20 term singleton LGA infants were included into the study...
  30. ncbi request reprint Protective effect of pentoxifylline on growth plate in neonatal rats following long-term phototherapy
    Mehmet Emre Atabek
    Department of Pediatric Endocrinology, School of Medicine, Selcuk University, 42080 Konya, Turkey
    Pediatr Res 62:163-6. 2007
    ..001). The pentoxifylline was found here to have some potential to reduce the effects of phototherapy on growth plate in neonatal rats at a relatively low dose...
  31. ncbi request reprint Relation of in utero lead exposure with insulin-like growth factor-I levels and neonatal anthropometric parameters
    Mehmet Emre Atabek
    Department of Pediatric Endocrinology, Faculty of Medicine, Selcuk University, 42080 Konya, Turkey
    Int J Hyg Environ Health 210:91-5. 2007
    ..Significant relationship was found between birth weight and lead burden in newborns. Whether serum lead level predicts the development of failure to thrive in these children remains to be determined in follow-up studies...
  32. pmc Diabetic ketoacidosis precipitated by henoch-schonlein purpura
    Ilhan Asya Tanju
    Department of Pediatrics, GATA Haydarpasa Medical Faculty, Istanbul, Turkey
    Int J Biomed Sci 5:189-91. 2009
    ..Therapy with intravenous insulin resulted in resolution of the diabetic ketoacidosis and resolved the petechial rash of both legs...
  33. ncbi request reprint Treatment with human chorionic gonadotropin induces left ventricular mass in cryptorchid boys
    Ozgur Pirgon
    Department of Pediatric Endocrinology, Konya Research Hospital, Konya, Turkey
    J Pediatr Endocrinol Metab 22:449-54. 2009
    ..To examine the effects of human chorionic gonadotropin therapy on left ventricular mass index in boys with cryptorchidism. Cryptorchidism is the most frequent anomaly of male genitalia...
  34. ncbi request reprint Hypokalemic rhabdomyolysis in a child with 11-hydroxylase deficiency
    Mehmet Emre Atabek
    Department of Pediatric Endocrinology, Faculty of Medicine, Selcuk University, Turkey
    J Pediatr Endocrinol Metab 21:93-6. 2008
    ..Hypokalemia-induced rhabdomyolysis should be carefully followed...
  35. doi request reprint Proadrenomedullin and serum amyloid A as a predictor of subclinical chorioamnionitis in preterm premature rupture of membranes
    Yasemin Cekmez
    1 Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Sami Ulus Medical and Research Hospital, Ankara, Turkey
    J Interferon Cytokine Res 33:694-9. 2013
    ..We suggest using pro-ADM and serum AA biomarkers for detecting the histological chorioamnionitis at an earlier stage in PPROM without any clinical signs. ..
  36. ncbi request reprint Pituitary-adrenal axis suppression due to topical steroid administration in an infant
    Mehmet Emre Atabek
    Department of Pediatrics, Division of Pediatric Endocrinology, Faculty of Medicine, Selcuk University, Konya, Turkey
    Pediatr Int 49:242-4. 2007
  37. doi request reprint Diabetic ketoacidosis, thyroiditis and alopecia areata in a child with Down syndrome
    Ozgur Pirgon
    Department of Pediatric Endocrinology, Konya Research and Training Hospital, Turkey
    Indian J Pediatr 76:1263-4. 2009
    ..This was the first report of a child with Down syndrome showing type 1 diabetes combined with alopecia areata and autoimmune thyroid disease...
  38. pmc Cord plasma concentrations of visfatin, adiponectin and insulin in healthy term neonates: positive correlation with birthweight
    Ferhat Cekmez
    Department of Pediatrics, GATA Medical Faculty, Istanbul, Turkey
    Int J Biomed Sci 5:257-60. 2009
    ..The aims of this study were to examine the relationships between adiponectin, insulin, visfatin and weight at birth in healthy term infants...
  39. pmc Idiopathic gingival hyperplasia
    Ferhat Cekmez
    Department of Pediatrics, GATA Medical Faculty, Istanbul, Turkey
    Int J Biomed Sci 5:198-200. 2009
    ..Treatment is not required in all cases of idiopathic gingival hyperplasia. Surgical excision is indicated if mechanical problems exist. Recurrence has not been reported...
  40. doi request reprint Genital prolapse in a newborn following resection of sacrococcygeal teratoma
    Ozgur Pirgon
    Department of Pediatric Endocrinology, Konya Research Hospital, Konya, Turkey
    J Pediatr Adolesc Gynecol 22:e96-8. 2009
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  41. pmc Metabolic syndrome features presenting in early childhood in Alström syndrome: a case report
    Ozgur Pirgon
    Department of Pediatric Endocrinology, GATA Medical Faculty, Istanbul, Turkey
    J Clin Res Pediatr Endocrinol 1:278-80. 2009
    ..In this paper, we report a patient who had the proposed diagnostic criteria for Alström syndrome associated with metabolic syndrome starting at age 7, a relatively early age...
  42. ncbi request reprint A case of Perlman syndrome presenting with hemorrhagic hemangioma
    Ozgur Pirgon
    Department of Pediatric Endocrinology, School of Medicine, Selcuk University, Konya, Turkey
    J Pediatr Hematol Oncol 28:531-3. 2006
    ..We report a male infant who exhibits typical features of Perlman syndrome with an unusual presentation. In this report, it is emphasized that hemangioma in neonatal period may be an unusual finding in Perlman syndrome...
  43. ncbi request reprint Psoriasis following growth hormone therapy in a child
    Ozgur Pirgon
    Faculty of Medicine, Department of Pediatric Endocrinology, Selcuk University, Konya, Turkey
    Ann Pharmacother 41:157-60. 2007
    ..To report a case of psoriasis that developed following growth hormone treatment...
  44. ncbi request reprint Extensive brown tumors caused by parathyroid adenoma in an adolescent patient
    Mehmet Emre Atabek
    Department of Pediatrics, Division of Pediatric Endocrinology, Faculty of Medicine, Selcuk University, Konya, Turkey
    Eur J Pediatr 167:117-9. 2008
    ..She had a large tumor associated with marked elevation in the parathyroid hormone and serum calcium levels. Skeletal manifestations were also atypical for benign primary hyperparathyroidism, with widespread brown tumors in the patient...
  45. ncbi request reprint Infantile systemic hyalinosis with early thyroid dysfunction
    Ozgur Pirgon
    Department of Pediatric Endocrinology, School of Medicine, Selcuk University, Konya, Turkey
    J Pediatr Endocrinol Metab 20:833-6. 2007
    ..We present an 18 month-old girl with infantile systemic hyalinosis and hypothyroidism. Newly diagnosed children with infantile systemic hyalinosis should have thyroid studies as a routine part of diagnostic work-up...
  46. ncbi request reprint Serum magnesium concentrations in type 1 diabetic patients: relation to early atherosclerosis
    Mehmet Emre Atabek
    Department of Pediatrics, Division of Pediatric Endocrinology and Diabetes, Selcuk University, Faculty of Medicine, Cocuk Sagligi ve Hastaliklari, 42080 Konya, Turkey
    Diabetes Res Clin Pract 72:42-7. 2006
    ..Mg did not emerge as independent correlates for mean DWS in both girls and boys. Serum magnesium levels in children and adolescent patients with type 1 diabetes are associated with early atherosclerosis...
  47. ncbi request reprint Unusual cardiac features in cholestatic hepatitis A in an adolescent: improvement with corticosteroid treatment
    Mehmet Emre Atabek
    Department of Pediatrics, Faculty of Medicine, Selcuk University, Konya, Turkey
    J Infect 54:e91-3. 2007
    ..The patient is the first pediatric case of hepatitis A with a combination of hypotension, persistent bradycardia and progressive cholestasis...
  48. ncbi request reprint 46,XX maleness and 46,XX 21-hydroxylase deficiency in dizygotic twins: association or coincidence?
    Mehmet Emre Atabek
    Department of Pediatric Endocrinology and Diabetes, Faculty of Medicine, Selcuk University, Konya, Turkey
    J Pediatr Endocrinol Metab 20:743-5. 2007
    ..Association of congenital adrenal hyperplasia (46,XX 21-hydroxylase deficiency) and 46,XX maleness in twins has not been previously reported...