Mehmet Akif Topcuoglu

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Publications

  1. doi request reprint Transcranial Doppler ultrasound in neurovascular diseases: diagnostic and therapeutic aspects
    M Akif Topcuoglu
    Hacettepe University Hospitals, Department of Neurology, Neurosonology Laboratory, Neurological Intensive Care Unit, Ankara, Turkey
    J Neurochem 123:39-51. 2012
  2. doi request reprint Advances in transcranial Doppler clinical applications
    Mehmet Akif Topcuoglu
    Hacettepe University Hospitals, Department of Neurology, Neurological Intensive Care Unit, 06100, Sihhiye, Ankara, Turkey 90 312 3051806 90 312 3093451
    Expert Opin Med Diagn 4:343-58. 2010
  3. ncbi request reprint Effects of common medications on cerebral vasospasm after subarachnoid haemorrhage
    Mehmet Akif Topcuoglu
    Akdeniz University Hospitals, Neurology Department, Antalya, 07059, Turkey
    Expert Opin Drug Saf 5:57-65. 2006
  4. ncbi request reprint Prognostic value of magnetic resonance imaging in post-resuscitation encephalopathy
    Mehmet Akif Topcuoglu
    Department of Neurology, Hacettepe University Hospitals, Ankara, Turkey
    Intern Med 48:1635-45. 2009
  5. doi request reprint Elevated admission blood pressure and acute ischemic lesions in spontaneous intracerebral hemorrhage
    Ethem Murat Arsava
    Department of Neurology, Faculty of Medicine, Hacettepe University, Ankara, Turkey
    J Stroke Cerebrovasc Dis 22:250-4. 2013
  6. doi request reprint Plasma 3-nitrotyrosine estimates the reperfusion-induced cerebrovascular stress, whereas matrix metalloproteinases mainly reflect plasma activity: a study in patients treated with thrombolysis or endovascular recanalization
    Demet Funda Bas
    Department of Neurology, Hacettepe University, Ankara, Turkey
    J Neurochem 123:138-47. 2012
  7. doi request reprint The detrimental effect of aging on leptomeningeal collaterals in ischemic stroke
    Ethem Murat Arsava
    Department of Neurology, Faculty of Medicine, Hacettepe University, Ankara, Turkey Electronic address
    J Stroke Cerebrovasc Dis 23:421-6. 2014
  8. doi request reprint Impact of Window Setting Optimization on Accuracy of Computed Tomography and Computed Tomography Angiography Source Image-based Alberta Stroke Program Early Computed Tomography Score
    Ethem Murat Arsava
    Department of Neurology, Hacettepe University Faculty of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey Electronic address
    J Stroke Cerebrovasc Dis 23:12-6. 2014
  9. doi request reprint De-novo thrombolysis for recurrent stroke in a patient with prior history of thrombolysis
    Ethem Murat Arsava
    Department of Neurology, Hacettepe University, Faculty of Medicine, Sihhiye, Ankara, Turkey
    Blood Coagul Fibrinolysis 21:605-7. 2010
  10. ncbi request reprint Antiepileptic treatment for anti-NMDA receptor encephalitis: the need for video-EEG monitoring
    Nese Dericioglu
    Department of Neurology, Hacettepe University, Ankara, Turkey
    Epileptic Disord 15:166-70. 2013

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Publications21

  1. doi request reprint Transcranial Doppler ultrasound in neurovascular diseases: diagnostic and therapeutic aspects
    M Akif Topcuoglu
    Hacettepe University Hospitals, Department of Neurology, Neurosonology Laboratory, Neurological Intensive Care Unit, Ankara, Turkey
    J Neurochem 123:39-51. 2012
    ..The aim of this study is to give an overview of current usage of the different ultrasound modalities in different neurovascular diseases...
  2. doi request reprint Advances in transcranial Doppler clinical applications
    Mehmet Akif Topcuoglu
    Hacettepe University Hospitals, Department of Neurology, Neurological Intensive Care Unit, 06100, Sihhiye, Ankara, Turkey 90 312 3051806 90 312 3093451
    Expert Opin Med Diagn 4:343-58. 2010
    ..A non-invasive neurosonology-guided treatment of various diseases could be possible in the near future. The first and foremost step in gaining mastery in this very fruitful field is beginning to use it...
  3. ncbi request reprint Effects of common medications on cerebral vasospasm after subarachnoid haemorrhage
    Mehmet Akif Topcuoglu
    Akdeniz University Hospitals, Neurology Department, Antalya, 07059, Turkey
    Expert Opin Drug Saf 5:57-65. 2006
    ..Recognition of these pharmacological effects is important because medications that can worsen or alleviate vasospasm are frequently administered to SAH patients to treat coincident medical problems...
  4. ncbi request reprint Prognostic value of magnetic resonance imaging in post-resuscitation encephalopathy
    Mehmet Akif Topcuoglu
    Department of Neurology, Hacettepe University Hospitals, Ankara, Turkey
    Intern Med 48:1635-45. 2009
    ..Early laboratory indicators of poor prognosis (vegetative state/death) are not sensitive enough...
  5. doi request reprint Elevated admission blood pressure and acute ischemic lesions in spontaneous intracerebral hemorrhage
    Ethem Murat Arsava
    Department of Neurology, Faculty of Medicine, Hacettepe University, Ankara, Turkey
    J Stroke Cerebrovasc Dis 22:250-4. 2013
    ....
  6. doi request reprint Plasma 3-nitrotyrosine estimates the reperfusion-induced cerebrovascular stress, whereas matrix metalloproteinases mainly reflect plasma activity: a study in patients treated with thrombolysis or endovascular recanalization
    Demet Funda Bas
    Department of Neurology, Hacettepe University, Ankara, Turkey
    J Neurochem 123:138-47. 2012
    ..The changes in 3-NT levels may therefore be useful to monitor oxygen/nitrogen radical formation during reperfusion with serial measurements...
  7. doi request reprint The detrimental effect of aging on leptomeningeal collaterals in ischemic stroke
    Ethem Murat Arsava
    Department of Neurology, Faculty of Medicine, Hacettepe University, Ankara, Turkey Electronic address
    J Stroke Cerebrovasc Dis 23:421-6. 2014
    ..In this study, we sought to identify whether these observations could be translated to humans and, therefore, analyzed the effect of patient age on extent of leptomeningeal collaterals in patients with ischemic stroke...
  8. doi request reprint Impact of Window Setting Optimization on Accuracy of Computed Tomography and Computed Tomography Angiography Source Image-based Alberta Stroke Program Early Computed Tomography Score
    Ethem Murat Arsava
    Department of Neurology, Hacettepe University Faculty of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey Electronic address
    J Stroke Cerebrovasc Dis 23:12-6. 2014
    ..01). Our data indicate that the accuracy of ASPECTS is improved with optimized window display settings. This improvement is irrespective of experience or specialty of the rater performing the assessment. ..
  9. doi request reprint De-novo thrombolysis for recurrent stroke in a patient with prior history of thrombolysis
    Ethem Murat Arsava
    Department of Neurology, Hacettepe University, Faculty of Medicine, Sihhiye, Ankara, Turkey
    Blood Coagul Fibrinolysis 21:605-7. 2010
    ..This study, although reflecting experience from a single case, highlights that repeated administration of iv-tPA is well tolerated in stroke patients with late recurrences and previous history of thrombolysis...
  10. ncbi request reprint Antiepileptic treatment for anti-NMDA receptor encephalitis: the need for video-EEG monitoring
    Nese Dericioglu
    Department of Neurology, Hacettepe University, Ankara, Turkey
    Epileptic Disord 15:166-70. 2013
    ..Physicians should be cautious in interpreting abnormal movements and autonomic signs in such patients and video-EEG monitoring is advised when status epilepticus is suspected. [Published with video sequences]. ..
  11. doi request reprint An unusual central nervous system involvement in rheumatoid arthritis: combination of pachymeningitis and cerebral vasculitis
    Asli Kurne
    Department of Neurology, Hacettepe University Hospitals, Ankara, Turkey
    Rheumatol Int 29:1349-53. 2009
    ..This complication can be diagnosed in the presence of suggestive angiographic and CSF findings. The condition may be steroid resistant, and needs to be treated more aggressively...
  12. ncbi request reprint Linear measures of temporal lobe atrophy on brain magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) but not visual rating of white matter changes can help discrimination of mild cognitive impairment (MCI) and Alzheimer's disease (AD)
    Esen Saka
    Department of Neurology, Faculty of Medicine, Hacettepe University, 06100 Ankara, Turkey
    Arch Gerontol Geriatr 44:141-51. 2007
    ..The results indicate that measurement of IUD is a clinically useful test in discrimination of AD and MCI patients with WML(s) on brain MRI. However, severity of these lesions is not useful for distinctions...
  13. doi request reprint Previous antiplatelet use is associated with hematoma expansion in patients with spontaneous intracerebral hemorrhage
    Ozlem Kayim Yildiz
    Department of Neurology, Hacettepe University Faculty of Medicine, Sihhiye, Ankara, Turkey
    J Stroke Cerebrovasc Dis 21:760-6. 2012
    ..In this study, our aim was to determine the effects of previous antiplatelet therapy on admission hematoma volume and hematoma expansion in patients with spontaneous ICH...
  14. pmc Antiplatelet resistance in stroke
    Mehmet Akif Topcuoglu
    Hacettepe University Hospitals, Department of Neurology, Ankara, Turkey
    Expert Rev Neurother 11:251-63. 2011
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  15. ncbi request reprint Hyponatremic encephalopathy after excessive water ingestion prior to pelvic ultrasound: neuroimaging findings
    Gul Yalcin-Cakmakli
    Department of Neurology, Faculty of Medicine, Hacettepe University, Ankara, Turkey
    Intern Med 49:1807-11. 2010
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  16. pmc Paradoxical air microembolism induces cerebral bioelectrical abnormalities and occasionally headache in patent foramen ovale patients with migraine
    Eser Basak Sevgi
    Department of Neurology, Faculty of Medicine, Hacettepe University, Ankara, Turkey
    J Am Heart Assoc 1:e001735. 2012
    ..It is likely that cerebral embolism in patients with right-to-left shunt induces bioelectrical abnormalities to initiate MA under some conditions...
  17. ncbi request reprint Atypical reversible posterior leukoencephalopathy syndrome in thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura
    Demet Funda Bas
    Department of Neurology, Hacettepe University Hospitals, Ankara, Turkey
    Intern Med 47:1931-4. 2008
    ..TTP-associated endothelial injury can play a major role as the inciting mechanism for the development of RPLS...
  18. ncbi request reprint Central neurogenic hyperventilation in anti-NMDA receptor encephalitis
    Atay Vural
    Department of Neurology, Hacettepe University Hospitals, Turkey
    Intern Med 51:2789-92. 2012
    ..Supportive and disease-specific treatments, including oopherectomy, plasmapheresis and intravenous immunoglobulin, provided excellent recovery. These observations suggest that NMDA receptors may play a role in the pathophysiology of CNH...
  19. ncbi request reprint Spinal cord infarction in congenital afibrinogenemia: a case report and review of the literature
    Demet Funda Bas
    Department of Neurology, Hacettepe University Hospitals, Ankara, Turkey
    J Stroke Cerebrovasc Dis 18:298-303. 2009
    ..Along with other reports, diagnostic and therapeutic aspects of this paradoxical situation were discussed in the particular setting of acute spinal cord ischemia...
  20. doi request reprint Right internal carotid artery occlusion during intravenous thrombolysis for left middle cerebral artery occlusion
    Gul Yalcin-Cakmakli
    Hacettepe University, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Neurology, Ankara, Turkey
    J Stroke Cerebrovasc Dis 18:74-7. 2009
    ..Arterial occlusion due to intraplaque hemorrhage and de novo thrombosis caused by thrombin-mediated platelet aggregation are also discussed as potential mechanisms of arterial occlusion...
  21. ncbi request reprint Evoked potentials in children with Wilson's disease
    Meral Topcu
    Department of Pediatric Neurology, Hacettepe University Hospitals, Ankara, Turkey
    Brain Dev 24:276-80. 2002
    ..In early stages of WD, EP recordings may, therefore, be used to help decide on treatment initiation and treatment efficacy evaluation. Moreover, EP recordings can readily be added to family screening studies...