Mehmet Kanbay

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Affiliation: Fatih University
Country: Turkey

Publications

  1. 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
  2. doi request reprint Arterial stiffness in dialysis patients: where are we now?
    Mehmet Kanbay
    Department of Internal Medicine, Section of Nephrology, Fatih University School of Medicine, Gokkusagi Mahallesi 16 Cadde, No 16 21, Cevizlidere Cankaya, Ankara, Turkey
    Int Urol Nephrol 42:741-52. 2010
  3. 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
  4. ncbi 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
  5. ncbi 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
  6. 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
  7. doi request reprint Serum gamma-glutamyltransferase levels are inversely related to endothelial function in chronic kidney disease
    Mahmut Ilker Yilmaz
    Department of Nephrology, Gulhane School of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey
    Int Urol Nephrol 45:1071-8. 2013
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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

Detail Information

Publications74

  1. 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...
  2. doi request reprint Arterial stiffness in dialysis patients: where are we now?
    Mehmet Kanbay
    Department of Internal Medicine, Section of Nephrology, Fatih University School of Medicine, Gokkusagi Mahallesi 16 Cadde, No 16 21, Cevizlidere Cankaya, Ankara, Turkey
    Int Urol Nephrol 42:741-52. 2010
    ..This review deals briefly with the definition of arterial stiffness, methods of measuring arterial stiffness and pathophysiology of arterial stiffness, and factors related with arterial stiffness...
  3. 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
    ....
  4. ncbi 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...
  5. ncbi 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
    ....
  6. 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...
  7. doi request reprint Serum gamma-glutamyltransferase levels are inversely related to endothelial function in chronic kidney disease
    Mahmut Ilker Yilmaz
    Department of Nephrology, Gulhane School of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey
    Int Urol Nephrol 45:1071-8. 2013
    ..Endothelial dysfunction is a prodromal feature of atherogenesis. Since oxidative stress is highly present in uremia and causally linked to endothelial dysfunction, we hypothesized that GGT may be a factor implicated in this process...
  8. 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...
  9. 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
    ....
  10. 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
    ....
  11. 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...
  12. 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...
  13. doi request reprint Elevated serum uric acid predicts angiographic impaired reperfusion and 1-year mortality in ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction patients undergoing percutaneous coronary intervention
    Nurcan Basar
    Department of Cardiology, Yuksek Ihtisas Education and Research Hospital, Ankara, Turkey
    J Investig Med 59:931-7. 2011
    ....
  14. 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...
  15. 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...
  16. doi request reprint Serum uric acid, inflammation, and nondipping circadian pattern in essential hypertension
    Osman Turak
    Department of Cardiology, Turkiye Yuksek Ihtisas Education and Research Hospital, Ankara, Turkey
    J Clin Hypertens (Greenwich) 15:7-13. 2013
    ..28; 95% confidence interval, 1.33-3.94; P=.003). Serum UA is strongly and independently associated with the nondipper circadian pattern in essential hypertension...
  17. 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...
  18. 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...
  19. 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...
  20. ncbi request reprint Relationship between serum magnesium levels and cardiovascular events in chronic kidney disease patients
    Mehmet Kanbay
    Department of Nephrology, Gulhane School of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey
    Am J Nephrol 36:228-37. 2012
    ....
  21. 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...
  22. 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...
  23. doi request reprint Renal anemia of inflammation: the name is self-explanatory
    Mahmut Ilker Yilmaz
    Division of Nephrology, Department of Medicine at Gulhane School of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey
    Blood Purif 32:220-5. 2011
    ..With the advent of erythropoietin-stimulating agents (ESAs), considerable improvement has been achieved in the management of anemia. However, some patients show a reduced response to ESAs...
  24. 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...
  25. doi request reprint Uric acid in hypertension and renal disease: the chicken or the egg?
    Mehmet Kanbay
    Department of Medicine, Division of Nephrology, Gulhane School of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey
    Blood Purif 30:288-95. 2010
    ..We also discuss recent clinical evidence suggesting a causal role of uric acid in these disease states...
  26. 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...
  27. doi request reprint Bone morphogenic protein-7 serum level decreases significantly in patients with contrast-induced nephropathy
    Murat Duranay
    Department of Internal Medicine, Section of Nephrology, Ankara Training and Research Hospital, Ankara, Turkey
    Int Urol Nephrol 43:807-12. 2011
    ..With this background in mind, we studied changes in serum BMP-7 in a group of patients with chronic kidney disease and contrast-induced nephropathy...
  28. 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...
  29. pmc Uric acid level and erectile dysfunction in patients with coronary artery disease
    Yalcin Solak
    Nephrology Unit, Department of Internal Medicine, Karaman State Hospital, Karaman, Turkey
    J Sex Med 11:165-72. 2014
    ..Uric acid is also associated with endothelial dysfunction, oxidative stress, and CVD, raising the hypothesis that an increased serum uric acid might predict ED in patients who are at risk for coronary artery disease (CAD)...
  30. doi request reprint Electrocardiographic P-wave characteristics in patients with end-stage renal disease: P-index and interatrial block
    Yalcin Solak
    Division of Nephrology, Department of Internal Medicine, Meram School of Medicine, Selcuk University, Meram, Konya, Turkey
    Int Urol Nephrol 45:511-7. 2013
    ..P index (Pi) and interatrial block (IAB) as novel parameters may more accurately predict AF and have not been previously investigated in ESRD patients. We aimed to evaluate these novel ECG parameters in ESRD patients...
  31. 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...
  32. 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...
  33. 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...
  34. 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...
  35. 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...
  36. 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...
  37. 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...
  38. 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...
  39. doi request reprint Lower fetuin-A predicts angiographic impaired reperfusion and mortality in ST-elevation myocardial infarction
    Nurcan Basar
    Department of Cardiology, Yuksek Ihtisas Education and Research Hospital, Ankara, Turkey
    J Investig Med 59:816-22. 2011
    ....
  40. 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
    ....
  41. 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...
  42. doi request reprint Isotretinoin: is there any arrhythmic effect?
    Yusuf Selcoki
    Department of Cardiology, Fatih University, School of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey
    Int J Dermatol 47:195-7. 2008
    ..None of the patients had supraventricular tachycardia or atrial arrhythmia. Conclusion In this study, 6 months of isotretinoin therapy significantly improved acne and did not cause any cardiac adverse effects at a dose of 0.8 mg/kg/day...
  43. 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...
  44. 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...
  45. 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...
  46. doi request reprint Pregabalin versus gabapentin in the treatment of neuropathic pruritus in maintenance haemodialysis patients: a prospective, crossover study
    Yalcin Solak
    Division of Nephrology, Department of Internal Medicine, Meram School of Medicine, Konya University, Meram, Konya, Turkey
    Nephrology (Carlton) 17:710-7. 2012
    ..Therefore, we aimed to investigate the effects of gabapentin and pregabalin on uraemic pruritus along with neuropathic pain in patients receiving haemodialysis...
  47. doi request reprint Findings of biopsy-proven chronicity and end-stage renal failure associated with oral sodium phosphate solution
    Mustafa Cakar
    Department of Internal Medicine, Gulhane School of Medicine, Gulhane Military Medical Academy, Ankara, Turkey
    Ren Fail 34:499-501. 2012
    ..Kidney injury may lead to chronicity and end-stage renal disease. Here we present, with renal biopsy findings, an elderly patient suffering from end-stage renal failure due to OSP solution...
  48. 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...
  49. pmc Tuberculous epididymitis presenting with Addison's disease: a rare case
    Zuhal Mujgan Guler
    Ataturk Chest Disease and Chest Surgery Hospital, Ankara, Turkey
    J Natl Med Assoc 98:1175-6. 2006
    ..A high index of suspicion is required for diagnosis...
  50. doi request reprint Nebivolol improves renal function in patients who underwent angioplasty due to renal artery stenosis: a pilot study
    Murat Duranay
    Department of Nephrology, Ankara Educational and Research Hospital, Ankara, Turkey
    Nephron Clin Pract 114:c213-7. 2010
    ..These pilot data support a full-fledged clinical trial, testing whether nebivolol may be beneficial in the post-revascularization phase in patients with RAS...
  51. 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...
  52. 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...
  53. 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...
  54. 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
    ....
  55. 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...
  56. ncbi request reprint Allopurinol as a kidney-protective, cardioprotective, and antihypertensive agent: hype or reality?
    Mehmet Kanbay
    Division of Nephrology, Department of Medicine, Istanbul Medeniyet University School of Medicine, Istanbul, Turkey
    Blood Purif 37:172-8. 2014
    ..2014 S. Karger AG, Basel. ..
  57. doi request reprint Low serum pancreatic enzyme levels predict mortality and are associated with malnutrition-inflammation-atherosclerosis syndrome in patients with chronic kidney disease
    Abdullah Ozkok
    Department of Nephrology, Istanbul Medeniyet University, Goztepe Training and Research Hospital, Kadikoy, Istanbul, Turkey
    Int Urol Nephrol 45:477-84. 2013
    ..We aimed to investigate the relationships of serum pancreatic enzyme levels with PEW, inflammation, and mortality in CKD patients...
  58. 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...
  59. 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...
  60. 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
  61. ncbi request reprint Effects of allopurinol on endothelial dysfunction: a meta-analysis
    Mehmet Kanbay
    Department of Medicine, Division of Nephrology, Istanbul Medeniyet University School of Medicine, Istanbul, Turkey
    Am J Nephrol 39:348-56. 2014
    ..We conducted a meta-analysis to investigate the effect of allopurinol on both endothelial-dependent and -independent vasodilatation...
  62. pmc Mechanisms and consequences of salt sensitivity and dietary salt intake
    Mehmet Kanbay
    Division of Nephrology, Department of Internal Medicine, Fatih University School of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey
    Curr Opin Nephrol Hypertens 20:37-43. 2011
    ..Investigation into the underlying mechanisms of salt sensitivity has made important advances in recent years. This review examines in particular the effects of sodium and potassium on vascular function...
  63. 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...
  64. 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...
  65. ncbi 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...
  66. 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)...
  67. 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...
  68. ncbi request reprint Kikuchi Fujimoto disease secondary to Entamoeba histolytica: case report
    Timucin Aydogan
    Department of Internal Medicine, Fatih University School of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey
    J Infect 53:e171-3. 2006
    ..We could not find any previous study or case report about a probable role for E. histolytica. Amebiasis can be a triggering factor in KFD or alternatively it is possible that its occurrence is coincidental...
  69. 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...
  70. 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...
  71. 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...
  72. 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
  73. 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
  74. 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...