Ali Gur

Summary

Affiliation: Dicle University
Country: Turkey

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Status of immune mediators in fibromyalgia
    Ali Gur
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Medical Faculty, Dicle University, Diyarbakir, Turkey
    Curr Pain Headache Rep 12:175-81. 2008
  2. pmc Cortisol and hypothalamic-pituitary-gonadal axis hormones in follicular-phase women with fibromyalgia and chronic fatigue syndrome and effect of depressive symptoms on these hormones
    Ali Gur
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, School of Medicine, Dicle University, Diyarbakir, Turkey
    Arthritis Res Ther 6:R232-8. 2004
  3. pmc The relationship between educational level and bone mineral density in postmenopausal women
    Ali Gur
    Medical Faculty, Dicle University, Diyarbakir, Turkey
    BMC Fam Pract 5:18. 2004
  4. ncbi request reprint Efficacy of 904 nm gallium arsenide low level laser therapy in the management of chronic myofascial pain in the neck: a double-blind and randomize-controlled trial
    Ali Gur
    Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, School of Medicine, Dicle University, Diyarbakir, Turkey
    Lasers Surg Med 35:229-35. 2004
  5. pmc Hypothalamic-pituitary-gonadal axis and cortisol in young women with primary fibromyalgia: the potential roles of depression, fatigue, and sleep disturbance in the occurrence of hypocortisolism
    A Gur
    Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Dicle University School of Medicine, 21280 Diyarbakir, Turkey
    Ann Rheum Dis 63:1504-6. 2004
  6. ncbi request reprint Comparison of zinc excretion and biochemical markers of bone remodelling in the assessment of the effects of alendronate and calcitonin on bone in postmenopausal osteoporosis
    Ali Gur
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Medical Faculty of Dicle University, Diyarbakir, Turkey
    Clin Biochem 38:66-72. 2005
  7. ncbi request reprint Characteristics of traumatic spinal cord injuries in south-eastern Anatolia, Turkey: a comparative approach to 10 years' experience
    Ali Gur
    Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Dicle University School of Medicine, Diyarbakir, Turkey
    Int J Rehabil Res 28:57-62. 2005
  8. pmc Bone mineral density and cytokine levels during interferon therapy in children with chronic hepatitis B: does interferon therapy prevent from osteoporosis?
    Ali Gur
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Medical Faculty, Dicle University, Diyarbakir, Turkey
    BMC Gastroenterol 5:30. 2005
  9. ncbi request reprint Physical therapy modalities in management of fibromyalgia
    Ali Gur
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Medical Faculty, Dicle University, 21280 Diyarbakir, Turkey
    Curr Pharm Des 12:29-35. 2006
  10. ncbi request reprint Complementary and alternative medical therapies in fibromyalgia
    Aysegul Jale Sarac
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Medical Faculty, Dicle University, 21280 Diyarbakir, Turkey
    Curr Pharm Des 12:47-57. 2006

Detail Information

Publications44

  1. ncbi request reprint Status of immune mediators in fibromyalgia
    Ali Gur
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Medical Faculty, Dicle University, Diyarbakir, Turkey
    Curr Pain Headache Rep 12:175-81. 2008
    ..Illumination of the pathophysiologic secrets of FM will result in more effective treatment regimens. We review the role of immune mediators in the pathophysiology of FM...
  2. pmc Cortisol and hypothalamic-pituitary-gonadal axis hormones in follicular-phase women with fibromyalgia and chronic fatigue syndrome and effect of depressive symptoms on these hormones
    Ali Gur
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, School of Medicine, Dicle University, Diyarbakir, Turkey
    Arthritis Res Ther 6:R232-8. 2004
    ..These parameters therefore must be taken into account in future investigations...
  3. pmc The relationship between educational level and bone mineral density in postmenopausal women
    Ali Gur
    Medical Faculty, Dicle University, Diyarbakir, Turkey
    BMC Fam Pract 5:18. 2004
    ..This study describes the influence of educational level on bone mineral density (BMD) and investigating the relationship between educational level and bone mineral density in postmenopausal women...
  4. ncbi request reprint Efficacy of 904 nm gallium arsenide low level laser therapy in the management of chronic myofascial pain in the neck: a double-blind and randomize-controlled trial
    Ali Gur
    Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, School of Medicine, Dicle University, Diyarbakir, Turkey
    Lasers Surg Med 35:229-35. 2004
    ....
  5. pmc Hypothalamic-pituitary-gonadal axis and cortisol in young women with primary fibromyalgia: the potential roles of depression, fatigue, and sleep disturbance in the occurrence of hypocortisolism
    A Gur
    Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Dicle University School of Medicine, 21280 Diyarbakir, Turkey
    Ann Rheum Dis 63:1504-6. 2004
    ....
  6. ncbi request reprint Comparison of zinc excretion and biochemical markers of bone remodelling in the assessment of the effects of alendronate and calcitonin on bone in postmenopausal osteoporosis
    Ali Gur
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Medical Faculty of Dicle University, Diyarbakir, Turkey
    Clin Biochem 38:66-72. 2005
    ..We also evaluated the effects of alendronate and calcitonin therapies on biochemical markers of bone remodeling and urinary zinc excretion over a 6-month period...
  7. ncbi request reprint Characteristics of traumatic spinal cord injuries in south-eastern Anatolia, Turkey: a comparative approach to 10 years' experience
    Ali Gur
    Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Dicle University School of Medicine, Diyarbakir, Turkey
    Int J Rehabil Res 28:57-62. 2005
    ..In addition, the present study suggests that demographic and epidemiological factors may affect the characteristics of SCI in a region-based population even in a 10-year period of time...
  8. pmc Bone mineral density and cytokine levels during interferon therapy in children with chronic hepatitis B: does interferon therapy prevent from osteoporosis?
    Ali Gur
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Medical Faculty, Dicle University, Diyarbakir, Turkey
    BMC Gastroenterol 5:30. 2005
    ..To the best of our knowledge, this is first study carried out about BMD and cytokine levels in pediatric patients with chronic hepatitis B treated with IFN-alpha...
  9. ncbi request reprint Physical therapy modalities in management of fibromyalgia
    Ali Gur
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Medical Faculty, Dicle University, 21280 Diyarbakir, Turkey
    Curr Pharm Des 12:29-35. 2006
    ..We will review some of the existing studies of physical therapy relevant in the treatment of FM and give some practical advice for their use...
  10. ncbi request reprint Complementary and alternative medical therapies in fibromyalgia
    Aysegul Jale Sarac
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Medical Faculty, Dicle University, 21280 Diyarbakir, Turkey
    Curr Pharm Des 12:47-57. 2006
    ..It would then be important to assess studies assessing cost-benefit analyses comparing conventional therapies and CAM...
  11. ncbi request reprint Arthropathy, quality of life, depression, and anxiety in Behcet's disease: relationship between arthritis and these factors
    Ali Gur
    Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, School of Medicine, Dicle University, Diyarbakir, Turkey
    Clin Rheumatol 25:524-31. 2006
    ..A multistep approach is required for these patients. We are of the opinion that this approach may also improve the QoL of these patients and prevent the activation of the disease...
  12. ncbi request reprint Central nervous system abnormalities in fibromyalgia and chronic fatigue syndrome: new concepts in treatment
    Ali Gur
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Medical Faculty, Dicle University, 21280 Diyarbakir, Turkey
    Curr Pharm Des 14:1274-94. 2008
    ..This chapter presents data demonstrating CFS, abnormal pain processing and autonomic nervous system (ANS) dysfunction in FM and CFS and concludes by reviewing the new concepts in treatments in CFS and FM...
  13. ncbi request reprint Efficacy of different therapy regimes of low-power laser in painful osteoarthritis of the knee: a double-blind and randomized-controlled trial
    Ali Gur
    Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, School of Medicine, Dicle University, Diyarbakir, Turkey
    Lasers Surg Med 33:330-8. 2003
    ....
  14. ncbi request reprint Cytokines and depression in cases with fibromyalgia
    Ali Gur
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, School of Medicine, Dicle University, Diyarbakir, Turkey
    J Rheumatol 29:358-61. 2002
    ..The etiology, however, has remained elusive. The aim of the present study was to examine the inflammatory response system in FM and to investigate the effect of depression level on serum cytokines...
  15. ncbi request reprint The effects of alendronate and calcitonin on cytokines in postmenopausal osteoporosis: a 6-month randomized and controlled study
    Ali Gur
    Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Dicle University School of Medicine, Diyarbakir, Turkey
    Yonsei Med J 44:99-109. 2003
    ..Nevertheless, further longitudinal studies are needed to identify the cytokines involved in the pathogenesis of postmenopausal osteoporosis and to evaluate the influence of different treatments on these cytokines...
  16. ncbi request reprint Complications of brucellosis in different age groups: a study of 283 cases in southeastern Anatolia of Turkey
    Ali Gur
    Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Dicle University Medical Faculty, Diyarbakir, Turkey
    Yonsei Med J 44:33-44. 2003
    ..In addition, primary health care physicians should be alerted regarding the clinical and laboratory findings of brucella complications...
  17. ncbi request reprint Efficacy of low power laser therapy in fibromyalgia: a single-blind, placebo-controlled trial
    A Gur
    Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, School of Medicine, Dicle University, Diyarbakir, Turkey
    Lasers Med Sci 17:57-61. 2002
    ....
  18. ncbi request reprint Effects of low power laser and low dose amitriptyline therapy on clinical symptoms and quality of life in fibromyalgia: a single-blind, placebo-controlled trial
    Ali Gur
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Dicle University School of Medicine, 21280 Diyarbakir, Turkey
    Rheumatol Int 22:188-93. 2002
    ..Additionally, the present study suggests that the Ga-As laser therapy can be used as a monotherapy or as a supplementary treatment to other therapeutic procedures in FM...
  19. ncbi request reprint Efficacy of low power laser therapy and exercise on pain and functions in chronic low back pain
    Ali Gur
    Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, School of Medicine, Dicle University, Diyarbakir, Turkey
    Lasers Surg Med 32:233-8. 2003
    ..The aim of this study was to determine whether low power laser therapy (Gallium-Arsenide) is useful or not for the therapy of chronic low back pain (LBP)...
  20. ncbi request reprint Regional cerebral blood flow and cytokines in young females with fibromyalgia
    A Gur
    Department of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation, School of Medicine, Dicle University, Diyarbakir, Turkey
    Clin Exp Rheumatol 20:753-60. 2002
    ..The other aim was to search whether the depression state has any effect on these two parameters...
  21. ncbi request reprint Possible pathogenetic role of new cytokines in postmenopausal osteoporosis and changes during calcitonin plus calcium therapy
    Ali Gur
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Dicle University School of Medicine, Diyarbakir, Turkey
    Rheumatol Int 22:194-8. 2002
    ..In addition, our study suggests that IL-10 and IL-6r may have an important role in normal-turnover osteoporosis, while IL-2, IL-8, and TNF-alpha may play an important role in high-turnover postmenopausal osteoporosis...
  22. ncbi request reprint The effect of calcitonin on biochemical markers and zinc excretion in postmenopausal osteoporosis
    Leyla Colpan
    Department of Biochemistry, Medical Faculty of Dicle University, Diyarbakir, Turkey
    Maturitas 51:246-53. 2005
    ..A double-blind, randomized, placebo-controlled trial was conducted in women with postmenopausal osteoporosis to evaluate effects on biochemical markers and urinary excretion of zinc (Zn) of calcitonin therapy...
  23. doi request reprint Relationship between psychological status and disease activity and quality of life in ankylosing spondylitis
    Ozlem Baysal
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Faculty of Medicine, Inonu University, 44315, Malatya, Turkey
    Rheumatol Int 31:795-800. 2011
    ..36) and ASQoL (OR=1.24) were independent risk factors for higher depression scores. The psychological status had close interaction with disease activity and quality of life in patients with AS...
  24. doi request reprint Discrimination ability of ASDAS estimating disease activity status in patients with ankylosing spondylitis
    Kemal Nas
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation PMR, Faculty of Medicine, Dicle University, Diyarbakir, Turkey
    Int J Rheum Dis 13:240-5. 2010
    ....
  25. ncbi request reprint Determination of osteoporosis risk factors using a multiple logistic regression model in postmenopausal Turkish women
    Zeki Akkus
    Department of Biostatistics, School of Medicine, Dicle University, Diyarbakir, Turkey
    Saudi Med J 26:1351-9. 2005
    ..To determine the risk factors of osteoporosis using a multiple binary logistic regression method and to assess the risk variables for osteoporosis, which is a major and growing health problem in many countries...
  26. doi request reprint Prevalence of atopic disorders in rheumatic diseases
    Saliha Karatay
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Medical Faculty, Ataturk University, 25240 Erzurum, Turkey
    Mod Rheumatol 23:351-6. 2013
    ..The aim of this study was to assess the point prevalences of hay fever, asthma, and atopic dermatitis in OA, RA, and AS, and to compare with healthy controls...
  27. pmc Hypothalamic-pituitary-gonadal axis hormones and cortisol in both menstrual phases of women with chronic fatigue syndrome and effect of depressive mood on these hormones
    Remzi Cevik
    Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, School of Medicine, Dicle University, Diyarbakir, Turkey
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 5:47. 2004
    ..We aimed to investigate abnormalities of hypothalamic-pituitary-gonadal (HPG) axis hormones and cortisol concentrations in premenopausal women with CFS and find out effects of depression rate on these hormones...
  28. ncbi request reprint The role of trace minerals in the pathogenesis of postmenopausal osteoporosis and a new effect of calcitonin
    Ali Gur
    Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Dicle University School of Medicine, Diyarbakir, Turkey
    J Bone Miner Metab 20:39-43. 2002
    ....
  29. doi request reprint Psychological status is associated with health related quality of life in patients with rheumatoid arthritis
    Kemal Nas
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Dicle University, Diyarbakir, Turkey
    J Back Musculoskelet Rehabil 24:95-100. 2011
    ....
  30. ncbi request reprint The results of rehabilitation on motor and functional improvement of the spinal tuberculosis
    Kemal Nas
    Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Dicle University School of Medicine, Diyarbakir, Turkey
    Joint Bone Spine 71:312-6. 2004
    ..To evaluate the result of rehabilitation on motor and functional improvement in spinal tuberculosis...
  31. pmc Reliability and efficacy of the new massage technique on the treatment in the patients with carpal tunnel syndrome
    Ercan Madenci
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Faculty of Medicine, Gaziantep University, Gaziantep, Turkey
    Rheumatol Int 32:3171-9. 2012
    ..As this new massage technique is easy for self-application, cheap, and practical, every patient with CTS can apply the massage to him/herself easily...
  32. ncbi request reprint Influence of number of pregnancies on bone mineral density in postmenopausal women of different age groups
    Ali Gur
    Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Medical Faculty, Dicle University, 21280 Diyarbakir, Turkey
    J Bone Miner Metab 21:234-41. 2003
    ..In addition, our study indicates that there is a significant correlation between the number of pregnancies and the spine, trochanter, and Ward's triangle BMD, but there is no correlation for the femur neck BMD...
  33. doi request reprint Expert opinion and key recommendations for the physical therapy and rehabilitation of patients with ankylosing spondylitis
    Salih Ozgocmen
    Division of Rheumatology, Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Gevher Nesibe Hospital, Erciyes University, School of Medicine, Kayseri, Turkey
    Int J Rheum Dis 15:229-38. 2012
    ..We aimed to develop recommendations for the physical therapy and rehabilitation of patients with AS based on the evidence and expertise...
  34. ncbi request reprint Musculoskeletal involvement of brucellosis in different age groups: a study of 195 cases
    Mehmet Faruk Geyik
    Department of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, Dicle University Medical Faculty, Diyarbakir, Turkey
    Swiss Med Wkly 132:98-105. 2002
    ..The aim of the present study was to determine the distribution and characteristics of arthritis in 195 patients with musculoskeletal involvement due to brucellosis in different age groups in the southeastern region of Turkey...
  35. ncbi request reprint The effects of long-term exposure to extremely low-frequency magnetic fields on bone formation in ovariectomized rats
    Mustafa S Celik
    Department of Biophysics, Medical Faculty of Dicle University, Diyarbakir, Turkey
    Bioelectromagnetics 33:543-9. 2012
    ..The results of the present study suggest that osteoporosis can be inhibited by ELF-MF stimulation treatments. It was also concluded that ELF-MF may be useful in the prevention of osteoporosis in ovariectomized rats...
  36. ncbi request reprint The relationship between physical impairment and disability during stroke rehabilitation: effect of cognitive status
    Kemal Nas
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, School of Medicine, Dicle University, 20280 Diyarbakir, Turkey
    Int J Rehabil Res 27:181-4. 2004
    ..It is possible that dependency in physical activities of daily living and walking after stroke are mostly affected by degree of motor impairment...
  37. ncbi request reprint Tuberculosis of the shoulder joint
    Ahmet Kapukaya
    Department of Orthopedics and Traumatology, School of Medicine, Dicle University, Diyarbakir, Turkey
    Joint Bone Spine 73:177-81. 2006
    ..Skeletal tuberculosis is less common than the pulmonary form. The involvement of the shoulder joint is infrequent. We report our experience treating tuberculosis of the shoulder in 11 patients...
  38. doi request reprint The relationship between clinical parameters and depression level in patients with myofascial pain syndrome
    Ozlem Altindag
    Harran University Faculty of Medicine, Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Sanliurfa, Turkey
    Pain Med 9:161-5. 2008
    ....
  39. ncbi request reprint The relation between tooth loss and bone mass in postmenopausal osteoporotic women in Turkey: a multicenter study
    Ali Gur
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Medical Faculty, Dicle University, 21280 Diyarbakir, Turkey
    J Bone Miner Metab 21:43-7. 2003
    ..Our findings indicated that improvement in lifestyle factors and nutritional strategies for the treatment and prevention of osteoporosis may have additional benefit in reducing tooth loss...
  40. ncbi request reprint Multifocal skeletal tuberculosis presenting as paraplegia: a case report
    Ali Gur
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Gaziantep University Research Hospital, Gaziantep, Turkey
    J Back Musculoskelet Rehabil 27:239-45. 2014
    ..Tuberculosis of the musculoskeletal system is not a common clinical condition; however, multifocal bone involvement is even rarer and difficult to recognize...
  41. doi request reprint Pattern of disease onset, diagnostic delay, and clinical features in juvenile onset and adult onset ankylosing spondylitis
    Salih Ozgocmen
    Division of Rheumatology, Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Gevher Nesibe Hospital, Erciyes University, School of Medicine, Kayseri, Turkey
    J Rheumatol 36:2830-3. 2009
    ..To assess the frequency of juvenile onset ankylosing spondylitis (JOAS) in Turkish patients with AS and to compare with adult onset AS (AOAS) in a cross-sectional study design...
  42. ncbi request reprint Spinal cord compression by primary amyloidoma of the spine
    Kemal Nas
    Department of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation, University of Dicle, Diyarbakir, Turkey
    Yonsei Med J 43:681-5. 2002
    ..In this report, we presented a case of solitary spine amyloidoma, its clinical and radiological findings and management, and a review of the literature on vertebral amyloidosis...
  43. ncbi request reprint Paraoxonase and arylesterase activities in fibromyalgia
    Ozlem Altindag
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Faculty of Medicine, Harran University, Sanliurfa, Turkey
    Redox Rep 12:134-8. 2007
    ..Patients with fibromyalgia might be prone to development of atherosclerosis with reduced paraoxonase and arylesterase activities...
  44. ncbi request reprint Treatment of central nervous system involvement associated with primary Sjögren's syndrome
    Salih Ozgocmen
    Division of Rheumatology, Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Firat University, Faculty of Medicine, Elazig, Turkey
    Curr Pharm Des 14:1270-3. 2008
    ..This article reviews the clinical approach to current therapy of CNS involvement in patients with primary SS...