Tansu Ulukavak Ciftci

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Affiliation: Gazi University
Country: Turkey

Publications

  1. pmc Consequences of hypoxia-reoxygenation phenomena in patients with obstructive sleep apnea syndrome
    Tansu Ulukavak Ciftci
    Sleep Disorders Center, Gazi University Faculty of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey
    Ann Saudi Med 31:14-8. 2011
  2. ncbi request reprint [Comparison of three clinical prediction rules among patients with suspected pulmonary embolism]
    Tansu Ulukavak Ciftci
    Department of Chest Diseases, Faculty of Medicine, Gazi University, Ankara, Turkey
    Tuberk Toraks 53:252-8. 2005
  3. ncbi request reprint The relationship between serum cytokine levels with obesity and obstructive sleep apnea syndrome
    Tansu Ulukavak Ciftci
    Gazi University, Faculty of Medicine, Sleep Disorders Center, Ankara, Turkey
    Cytokine 28:87-91. 2004
  4. ncbi request reprint Apnea-hypopnea indexes calculated using different hypopnea definitions and their relation to major symptoms
    Tansu Ulukavak Ciftci
    Department of Pulmonary Diseases, Faculty of Medicine, Gazi University, Ankara, Turkey
    Sleep Breath 8:141-6. 2004
  5. ncbi request reprint Effect of nasal continuous positive airway pressure in uncontrolled nocturnal asthmatic patients with obstructive sleep apnea syndrome
    Tansu Ulukavak Ciftci
    Department of Pulmonary Disease, Faculty of Medicine, Gazi University, Ankara
    Respir Med 99:529-34. 2005
  6. ncbi request reprint Leptin and ghrelin levels in patients with obstructive sleep apnea syndrome
    Tansu Ulukavak Ciftci
    Sleep Disorders Center, Faculty of Medicine, Gazi University, Ankara, Turkey
    Respiration 72:395-401. 2005
  7. doi request reprint Comparison of serum adiponectin and tumor necrosis factor-alpha levels between patients with and without obstructive sleep apnea syndrome
    Asiye Kanbay
    Department of Pulmonary Medicine, Gazi University School of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey
    Respiration 76:324-30. 2008
  8. doi request reprint Role of nitric oxide synthase gene intron 4 and exon 7 polymorphisms in obstructive sleep apnea syndrome
    Yildirim A Bayazit
    Department of Otolaryngology, Faculty of Medicine, Gazi University, Besevler, Ankara, Turkey
    Eur Arch Otorhinolaryngol 266:449-54. 2009
  9. ncbi request reprint Elevated C-reactive protein levels and increased cardiovascular risk in patients with obstructive sleep apnea syndrome
    Oguz Kokturk
    Sleep Disorders Center, Faculty of Medicine, Gazi University, Ankara, Turkey
    Int Heart J 46:801-9. 2005
  10. doi request reprint The relationship between high-sensitivity C-reactive protein levels and the severity of obstructive sleep apnea
    Selma Firat Guven
    Sleep Disorders Center, Atatürk Chest Diseases, Thoracic Surgery Training and Research Hospital, Ankara, Turkey
    Sleep Breath 16:217-21. 2012

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Publications18

  1. pmc Consequences of hypoxia-reoxygenation phenomena in patients with obstructive sleep apnea syndrome
    Tansu Ulukavak Ciftci
    Sleep Disorders Center, Gazi University Faculty of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey
    Ann Saudi Med 31:14-8. 2011
    ..We hypothesize that this hypoxia-reoxygenation phenomena may affect the generation of vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF), erythropoietin (EPO), endothelin-1 (ENDO-1), and inducible nitric oxide synthase (iNOS)...
  2. ncbi request reprint [Comparison of three clinical prediction rules among patients with suspected pulmonary embolism]
    Tansu Ulukavak Ciftci
    Department of Chest Diseases, Faculty of Medicine, Gazi University, Ankara, Turkey
    Tuberk Toraks 53:252-8. 2005
    ..64 for the GR (p= 0.04), and 0.7 for the MR (p= 0.005). In conclusion, the present study indicates that clinical assessment is a fundamental step in the diagnostic work-up of PE. The Wells' method performs better than other two methods...
  3. ncbi request reprint The relationship between serum cytokine levels with obesity and obstructive sleep apnea syndrome
    Tansu Ulukavak Ciftci
    Gazi University, Faculty of Medicine, Sleep Disorders Center, Ankara, Turkey
    Cytokine 28:87-91. 2004
    ..According to these results, the link between cardiovascular morbidity and OSAS may be explained by the coexistence of other cardiovascular risk factors such as circulating IL-6 and TNF-alpha levels...
  4. ncbi request reprint Apnea-hypopnea indexes calculated using different hypopnea definitions and their relation to major symptoms
    Tansu Ulukavak Ciftci
    Department of Pulmonary Diseases, Faculty of Medicine, Gazi University, Ankara, Turkey
    Sleep Breath 8:141-6. 2004
    ..In the scope of both the determination of daytime sleepiness and the verification of "clinical OSAS" diagnosis, the value AHI (AASM) = 5 had the highest sensitivity (100%) and specificity (94%)...
  5. ncbi request reprint Effect of nasal continuous positive airway pressure in uncontrolled nocturnal asthmatic patients with obstructive sleep apnea syndrome
    Tansu Ulukavak Ciftci
    Department of Pulmonary Disease, Faculty of Medicine, Gazi University, Ankara
    Respir Med 99:529-34. 2005
    ..05) after CPAP treatment. In conclusion, in some patients with nocturnal asthma, OSAS may be responsible disease for nocturnal symptoms. In this condition, CPAP improves nocturnal symptoms without amelioration in PFT abnormalities...
  6. ncbi request reprint Leptin and ghrelin levels in patients with obstructive sleep apnea syndrome
    Tansu Ulukavak Ciftci
    Sleep Disorders Center, Faculty of Medicine, Gazi University, Ankara, Turkey
    Respiration 72:395-401. 2005
    ..More recently, ghrelin, a hormone that also influences appetite and energy homeostasis, has been discovered...
  7. doi request reprint Comparison of serum adiponectin and tumor necrosis factor-alpha levels between patients with and without obstructive sleep apnea syndrome
    Asiye Kanbay
    Department of Pulmonary Medicine, Gazi University School of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey
    Respiration 76:324-30. 2008
    ..The obstructive sleep apnea syndrome (OSAS) is closely associated with cardiovascular and metabolic disorders...
  8. doi request reprint Role of nitric oxide synthase gene intron 4 and exon 7 polymorphisms in obstructive sleep apnea syndrome
    Yildirim A Bayazit
    Department of Otolaryngology, Faculty of Medicine, Gazi University, Besevler, Ankara, Turkey
    Eur Arch Otorhinolaryngol 266:449-54. 2009
    ..05). The eNOS4 polymorphism of NOS gene is not associated with OSAS. However, eNOS296 polymorphism of NOS gene is associated with occurrence of OSAS, but not with severity of OSAS...
  9. ncbi request reprint Elevated C-reactive protein levels and increased cardiovascular risk in patients with obstructive sleep apnea syndrome
    Oguz Kokturk
    Sleep Disorders Center, Faculty of Medicine, Gazi University, Ankara, Turkey
    Int Heart J 46:801-9. 2005
    ..According to these results, the link between cardiovascular morbidity and OSAS may be explained by the coexistence of other cardiovascular risk factors such as circulating CRP levels...
  10. doi request reprint The relationship between high-sensitivity C-reactive protein levels and the severity of obstructive sleep apnea
    Selma Firat Guven
    Sleep Disorders Center, Atatürk Chest Diseases, Thoracic Surgery Training and Research Hospital, Ankara, Turkey
    Sleep Breath 16:217-21. 2012
    ..The purpose of this work was to evaluate the relationship between hs-CRP levels and the severity of OSA in newly diagnosed OSA patients...
  11. doi request reprint Vascular endothelial growth factor and carotid intima-media thickness in patients with Behçet's disease
    Mehmet Akif Ozturk
    Department of Rheumatology, Gazi University School of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey
    Clin Rheumatol 27:961-6. 2008
    ..On the other hand, the significant correlation between carotid IMT and serum VEGF levels in the whole group suggests that association between VEGF levels and carotid IMT warrants further investigation with larger sample sizes...
  12. ncbi request reprint Relationship between sleep complaints and proinflammatory cytokines in haemodialysis patients
    Yasemin Erten
    Section of Nephrology, Department of Internal Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Gazi University, Ankara, Turkey
    Nephrology (Carlton) 10:330-5. 2005
    ..We aimed to investigate the relationship between sleep-related complaints and inflammatory cytokines in haemodialysis (HD) patients, and also the effects of HD on sleep patterns and cytokine levels...
  13. ncbi request reprint Insulin receptor substrate gene polymorphism is associated with obstructive sleep apnea syndrome in men
    Yildirim A Bayazit
    Department of Otolaryngology, Faculty of Medicine, Gazi University, Besevler, Ankara, Turkey
    Laryngoscope 116:1962-5. 2006
    ..The objective of this study was to assess significance of insulin receptor substrate (IRS) -1 gene polymorphism (Gly972Arg) at codon 972 in obstructive sleep apnea syndrome (OSAS)...
  14. ncbi request reprint Serum homocysteine levels and cardiovascular morbidity in obstructive sleep apnea syndrome
    Oguz Kokturk
    Faculty of Medicine, Department of Pulmonary Disease, Gazi University, Besevler, Ankara, Turkey
    Respir Med 100:536-41. 2006
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  15. ncbi request reprint Comparison of right ventricular functions by tissue Doppler imaging in patients with obstructive sleep apnea syndrome with or without hypertension
    Yusuf Tavil
    Department of Cardiology, Gazi University Medical School, Erzurum m Gul s 5 23, Cebeci, Ankara, Turkey
    Int J Cardiovasc Imaging 23:469-77. 2007
    ..To evaluate the right ventricular function in patients with obstructive sleep apnea syndrome (OSAS) independent from systemic hypertension (HT) and to determine the association between OSAS severity and right ventricular dysfunction...
  16. ncbi request reprint [Central sleep apnea syndrome]
    Oguz Kokturk
    Gazi University Faculty of Medicine, Pulmonary Diseases, Ankara, Turkey
    Tuberk Toraks 51:349-60. 2003
    ..Non-hypercapnic CSAS can be a primary disorder or can occur secondary to high altitude, other medical illnesses such as congestive heart failure and central nervous system disease...
  17. ncbi request reprint [Obesity-hypoventilation syndrome]
    Oguz Kokturk
    Gazi University Faculty of Medicine, Pulmonary Diseases, Ankara, Turkey
    Tuberk Toraks 51:107-16. 2003
  18. ncbi request reprint Association of serotonin transporter gene polymorphism with obstructive sleep apnea syndrome
    Metin Ylmaz
    Department of Otolaryngology, Faculty of Medicine, Gazi University, Besevler, Ankara, Turkey
    Laryngoscope 115:832-6. 2005
    ..Polymorphism of the serotonin transporter gene (STG) leads to alterations in serotonin level and may be important in OSAS. In this study, we aimed to assess the role of STG polymorphism in OSAS...