Tugrul Purnak

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Publications

  1. doi request reprint 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
  2. ncbi request reprint 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
  3. doi request reprint 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
  4. doi request reprint 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
  5. doi request reprint Upper gastrointestinal bleeding in a patient with defective hemostasis successfully treated with ankaferd blood stopper
    Tugrul Purnak
    Numune Education and Research Hospital, Department of Gastroenterology, Ankara, Turkey
    Phytother Res 25:312-3. 2011
  6. 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
  7. doi request reprint Mean platelet volume as an indicator of disease severity in patients with acute pancreatitis
    Yavuz Beyazit
    Department of Gastroenterology, Turkiye Yuksek Ihtisas Education and Research Hospital, Sihhiye, 06100, Ankara, Turkey
    Clin Res Hepatol Gastroenterol 36:162-8. 2012
  8. doi request reprint Can red cell distribution width help to discriminate benign from malignant biliary obstruction? A retrospective single center analysis
    Yavuz Beyazit
    Department of Gastroenterology, Turkiye Yuksek Ihtisas Training and Research Hospital, Ankara, Turkey
    Hepatogastroenterology 59:1469-73. 2012
  9. doi request reprint Serum adenosine deaminase activity as a predictor of disease severity in ulcerative colitis
    Yavuz Beyazit
    Department of Gastroenterology, Turkiye Yuksek Ihtisas Training and Research Hospital, Ankara, Turkey
    J Crohns Colitis 6:102-7. 2012
  10. doi request reprint Serum nitric oxide levels in patients with benign and malignant biliary disease: a prospective single center study
    Yavuz Beyazit
    Department of Gastroenterology, Turkiye Yuksek Ihtisas Education and Research Hospital, Ankara, Turkey
    J Clin Gastroenterol 47:258-63. 2013

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Publications31

  1. doi request reprint 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...
  2. ncbi request reprint 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...
  3. doi request reprint 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...
  4. doi request reprint 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...
  5. doi request reprint Upper gastrointestinal bleeding in a patient with defective hemostasis successfully treated with ankaferd blood stopper
    Tugrul Purnak
    Numune Education and Research Hospital, Department of Gastroenterology, Ankara, Turkey
    Phytother Res 25:312-3. 2011
    ..Here we report a challenging upper GI bleeding case with a low platelet count and defective hemostasis treated endoscopically with ABS as an adjunctive drug. Copyright © 2010 John Wiley & Sons, Ltd...
  6. 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...
  7. doi request reprint Mean platelet volume as an indicator of disease severity in patients with acute pancreatitis
    Yavuz Beyazit
    Department of Gastroenterology, Turkiye Yuksek Ihtisas Education and Research Hospital, Sihhiye, 06100, Ankara, Turkey
    Clin Res Hepatol Gastroenterol 36:162-8. 2012
    ..Additionally possible relationship of MPV with clinical and radiologic parameters in conjunction with other inflammatory markers during AP was also investigated...
  8. doi request reprint Can red cell distribution width help to discriminate benign from malignant biliary obstruction? A retrospective single center analysis
    Yavuz Beyazit
    Department of Gastroenterology, Turkiye Yuksek Ihtisas Training and Research Hospital, Ankara, Turkey
    Hepatogastroenterology 59:1469-73. 2012
    ..The aim of this study is to evaluate the usefulness of red cell distribution width (RDW) in differentiating benign and malignant causes of obstructive jaundice...
  9. doi request reprint Serum adenosine deaminase activity as a predictor of disease severity in ulcerative colitis
    Yavuz Beyazit
    Department of Gastroenterology, Turkiye Yuksek Ihtisas Training and Research Hospital, Ankara, Turkey
    J Crohns Colitis 6:102-7. 2012
    ..Although ADA has been shown to increase in several inflammatory conditions, there are no literature data indicating an alteration in UC...
  10. doi request reprint Serum nitric oxide levels in patients with benign and malignant biliary disease: a prospective single center study
    Yavuz Beyazit
    Department of Gastroenterology, Turkiye Yuksek Ihtisas Education and Research Hospital, Ankara, Turkey
    J Clin Gastroenterol 47:258-63. 2013
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  11. doi request reprint 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...
  12. doi request reprint 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...
  13. doi request reprint 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...
  14. doi request reprint Elevated levels of circulating angiotensin converting enzyme in patients with hepatoportal sclerosis
    Yavuz Beyazit
    Department of Gastroenterology, Turkiye Yuksek Ihtisas Education and Research Hospital, Sihhiye, 06100, Ankara, Turkey
    Dig Dis Sci 56:2160-5. 2011
    ..The aim of the present study was to investigate the possible role of the ACE in the context of RAS in HPS pathogenesis...
  15. doi request reprint Increased ACE in extrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma as a clue for activated RAS in biliary neoplasms
    Yavuz Beyazit
    Department of Gastroenterology, Turkiye Yuksek Ihtisas Education and Research Hospital, Sihhiye, 06100 Ankara, Turkey
    Clin Res Hepatol Gastroenterol 35:644-9. 2011
    ..In the present study, we aimed to analyze the relationship between the levels of circulating angiotensin converting enzyme (ACE), an important molecule of the renin-angiotensin system (RAS), and biliary disorders...
  16. doi request reprint 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...
  17. doi request reprint 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...
  18. doi request reprint 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...
  19. pmc A new candidate as a hemostatic agent for difficult situations during variceal bleeding: Ankaferd blood stopper
    Ersan Ozaslan
    Department of Gastroenterology, Numune Education and Research Hospital, Ankara, Turkey
    Saudi J Gastroenterol 17:145-8. 2011
    ..ABS seems to be effective in cases of variceal bleeding as a bridge to therapy. Its major advantages are the ease of use and lack of side-effects...
  20. doi request reprint Topical application of ankaferd hemostat in a patient with gastroduodenal amyloidosis complicated with gastrointestinal bleeding
    Yavuz Beyazit
    aDepartment of Gastroenterology, Turkiye Yuksek Ihtisas Training and Research Hospital bDepartment of Gastroenterology, Ankara Education and Research Hospital cDepartment of Gastroenterology, Ankara Numune Education and Research Hospital dDepartment of Pathology, Turkiye Yuksek Ihtisas Training and Research Hospital, Ankara, Turkey
    Blood Coagul Fibrinolysis 24:762-5. 2013
    ..Herein we would like to report a 77-year-old man who had massive bleeding from a gastric ulcer complicating primary gastroduodenal amyloidosis, in whom topical ABS was successfully applied. ..
  21. doi request reprint 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...
  22. doi request reprint Long-term efficacy and safety of lamivudine, entecavir, and tenofovir for treatment of hepatitis B virus-related cirrhosis
    Seyfettin Koklu
    Department of Gastroenterology, Hacettepe University School of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey
    Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol 11:88-94. 2013
    ..We investigated the long-term safety and efficacy of these antiviral drugs in patients with chronic hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection, with compensated or decompensated cirrhosis, and compared results with those from lamivudine...
  23. doi request reprint [Evaluation of treatment results among patients with acute gastrointestinal bleeding due to Dieulafoy's lesion admitted to the emergency department]
    Yavuz Beyazit
    Department of Gastroenterology, Turkiye Yuksek Ihtisas Training and Research Hospital, Ankara, Turkey
    Ulus Travma Acil Cerrahi Derg 19:133-9. 2013
    ..In the present study, we aimed to review the clinical experience with DL in our center, primarily focusing on clinical features and endoscopic therapeutic preferences according to clinical outcomes...
  24. ncbi request reprint Alterations in the 'local umbilical cord blood renin-angiotensin system' during pre-eclampsia
    Kadir Acar
    Department of Hematology, Zekai Tahir Burak Women s Health and Research Hospital, Ankara, Turkey
    Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 86:1193-9. 2007
    ..The aim of this study is to search alterations of the local umbilical cord RAS during pre-eclampsia...
  25. ncbi request reprint 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...
  26. doi request reprint 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...
  27. doi request reprint A comparison of Jurkat cell-reactive anti-T lymphocyte globulin and fetal anti-thymocyte globulin preparations in the treatment of aplastic anemia
    Songul Serefhanoglu
    Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Hematology, Hacettepe University Hospital, Ankara, Turkey
    Med Princ Pract 20:341-4. 2011
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate the success rate and effects on survival of different anti-thymocyte globulin (ATG) preparations in patients diagnosed with aplastic anemia...
  28. pmc Local bone marrow Renin-Angiotensin system and atherosclerosis
    Yavuz Beyazit
    Department of Gastroenterology, Turkiye Yuksek Ihtisas Teaching and Research Hospital, 06100 Ankara, Turkey
    Cardiol Res Pract 2011:714515. 2010
    ..The aim of this paper is to review the function of local BM RAS in the pathogenesis of atherosclerosis...
  29. doi request reprint Liver disease and malnutrition
    Tugrul Purnak
    Department of Gastroenterology, Ankara Numune Education and Research Hospital, Ankara, Turkey
    Best Pract Res Clin Gastroenterol 27:619-29. 2013
    ..This review includes a comprehensive analysis of methods to identify malnutrition in patients with chronic liver diseases as well as the extent and impact of the malnutrition problem in selected patient populations. ..
  30. doi request reprint The impact of sphincterotome design on selective cannulation of the common bile duct
    Ersan Ozaslan
    Department of Gastroenterology, Ankara Numune Education and Research Hospital, Ankara, Turkey
    J Gastroenterol Hepatol 28:1573-7. 2013
    ..There is a paucity of data regarding the impact of sphincterotome design on cannulation success...
  31. doi request reprint Bleeding due to slippage of elastic band during variceal ligation: successful use of Ankaferd blood stopper
    Ersan Ozaslan
    Department of Gastroenterology, Numune Education and Research Hospital, Ankara, Turkey
    Indian J Gastroenterol 29:166-8. 2010
    ..The major advantages of ABS appear to be ease of use and lack of side effect...