Alper Sevinc

Summary

Affiliation: Gaziantep University
Country: Turkey

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Should diabetic patients treated long-term with sulfonylureas be switched to nateglinide?
    Alper Sevinc
    Gaziantep University School of Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, Gaziantep, Turkey
    Arch Intern Med 163:1741. 2003
  2. pmc Hypothyroidism masquerading as depression: the role of noncompliance
    Alper Sevinc
    Gaziantep University, School of Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, Sahinbey Medical Center, Gaziantep, Turkey
    J Natl Med Assoc 96:379-82. 2004
  3. ncbi request reprint Intravenous gammaglobulin-induced chronic renal failure in a patient with multiple myeloma
    Alper Sevinc
    Department of Medical Oncology, School of Medicine, Gaziantep University, Gaziantep Oncology Hospital, Gaziantep 27310, Turkey
    Med Oncol 24:357-9. 2007
  4. pmc Unusual course of infective endocarditis: acute renal failure progressing to chronic renal failure
    Alper Sevinc
    Department of Internal Medicine, School of Medicine, Sahinbey Medical Center, Gaziantep University, Turkey
    J Natl Med Assoc 98:651-4. 2006
  5. pmc Web of science: a unique method of cited reference searching
    Alper Sevinc
    Gaziantep University, School of Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, Sahinbey Medical Center, Gaziantep TR 27310, Turkey
    J Natl Med Assoc 96:980-3. 2004
  6. ncbi request reprint Granulocytic sarcoma of the colon and leukemic infiltration of the liver in a patient presenting with hematochezia and jaundice
    Alper Sevinc
    Department of Medical Oncology, Gaziantep University, School of Medicine Sahinbey Medical Center, Gaziantep TR 27310, Turkey
    Digestion 69:262-5. 2004
  7. ncbi request reprint An interesting cause of pulmonary emboli: acute carbon monoxide poisoning
    Alper Sevinc
    Gaziantep University, School of Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, Sahinbey Medical Center, Gaziantep, Turkey
    Clin Appl Thromb Hemost 11:353-7. 2005
  8. pmc Thrombocytopenia in brucellosis: case report and literature review
    Alper Sevinc
    Division of Medical Oncology, Gaziantep University, Schools of Medicine, Sahinbey Medical Center, Gaziantep, Turkey
    J Natl Med Assoc 97:290-3. 2005
  9. pmc The utility of lactate dehydrogenase isoenzyme pattern in the diagnostic evaluation of malignant and nonmalignant ascites
    Alper Sevinc
    Gaziantep University, School of Medicine, Department of Medical Oncology, Sahinbey Medical Center, Gaziantep, Turkey
    J Natl Med Assoc 97:79-84. 2005
  10. ncbi request reprint Thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura and bone marrow necrosis as the initial presentation of lung cancer
    Alper Sevinc
    Department of Medical Oncology, Gaziantep University, School of Medicine, Gaziantep Oncology Hospital, Gaziantep, TR 27310, Turkey
    Clin Appl Thromb Hemost 13:449-52. 2007

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Publications88

  1. ncbi request reprint Should diabetic patients treated long-term with sulfonylureas be switched to nateglinide?
    Alper Sevinc
    Gaziantep University School of Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, Gaziantep, Turkey
    Arch Intern Med 163:1741. 2003
  2. pmc Hypothyroidism masquerading as depression: the role of noncompliance
    Alper Sevinc
    Gaziantep University, School of Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, Sahinbey Medical Center, Gaziantep, Turkey
    J Natl Med Assoc 96:379-82. 2004
    ..However, increasing the dosage of thyroid supplement resulted in a hyperthyroid state. The role of depression on noncompliance is also discussed...
  3. ncbi request reprint Intravenous gammaglobulin-induced chronic renal failure in a patient with multiple myeloma
    Alper Sevinc
    Department of Medical Oncology, School of Medicine, Gaziantep University, Gaziantep Oncology Hospital, Gaziantep 27310, Turkey
    Med Oncol 24:357-9. 2007
    ..We would therefore recommend the cautious use of IVIG in patients with normal renal function or with pre-existing renal disease. Renal function should also be assessed both prior to and after application of IVIG...
  4. pmc Unusual course of infective endocarditis: acute renal failure progressing to chronic renal failure
    Alper Sevinc
    Department of Internal Medicine, School of Medicine, Sahinbey Medical Center, Gaziantep University, Turkey
    J Natl Med Assoc 98:651-4. 2006
    ..Although treated with antibiotics combined with surgery, renal functions were deteriorated and progressed to chronic renal failure...
  5. pmc Web of science: a unique method of cited reference searching
    Alper Sevinc
    Gaziantep University, School of Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, Sahinbey Medical Center, Gaziantep TR 27310, Turkey
    J Natl Med Assoc 96:980-3. 2004
    ..Parameters and practical applications evaluating journal and article citation characteristics available through the Science Citation Index are summarized...
  6. ncbi request reprint Granulocytic sarcoma of the colon and leukemic infiltration of the liver in a patient presenting with hematochezia and jaundice
    Alper Sevinc
    Department of Medical Oncology, Gaziantep University, School of Medicine Sahinbey Medical Center, Gaziantep TR 27310, Turkey
    Digestion 69:262-5. 2004
    ..It should be kept in mind that hematochezia may be due to colonic involvement of GS besides thrombocytopenia which is usually encountered in patients with AML...
  7. ncbi request reprint An interesting cause of pulmonary emboli: acute carbon monoxide poisoning
    Alper Sevinc
    Gaziantep University, School of Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, Sahinbey Medical Center, Gaziantep, Turkey
    Clin Appl Thromb Hemost 11:353-7. 2005
    ..In conclusion, the presence of pulmonary emboli should be sought in patients with carbon monoxide poisoning...
  8. pmc Thrombocytopenia in brucellosis: case report and literature review
    Alper Sevinc
    Division of Medical Oncology, Gaziantep University, Schools of Medicine, Sahinbey Medical Center, Gaziantep, Turkey
    J Natl Med Assoc 97:290-3. 2005
    ..Immunemediated thrombocytopenia is also a clinically important mechanism that can be encountered during brucellosis...
  9. pmc The utility of lactate dehydrogenase isoenzyme pattern in the diagnostic evaluation of malignant and nonmalignant ascites
    Alper Sevinc
    Gaziantep University, School of Medicine, Department of Medical Oncology, Sahinbey Medical Center, Gaziantep, Turkey
    J Natl Med Assoc 97:79-84. 2005
    ..Serum LDH isoenzymes may be useful in differential diagnosis of ascites etiology since tissue damage releases isoenzymes contained therein, leading to a change in their pattern...
  10. ncbi request reprint Thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura and bone marrow necrosis as the initial presentation of lung cancer
    Alper Sevinc
    Department of Medical Oncology, Gaziantep University, School of Medicine, Gaziantep Oncology Hospital, Gaziantep, TR 27310, Turkey
    Clin Appl Thromb Hemost 13:449-52. 2007
    ..The occurrence of TTP with BMN associated with lung cancer has not been reported in the English literature. First described is a patient with the rare association of TTP and BMN displayed as the first manifestations of a lung cancer...
  11. ncbi request reprint The knocked-out erythrocyte sedimentation rate: periodontal abscess
    Alper Sevinc
    Gaziantep University, School of Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Medical Oncology, Gaziantep Oncology Hospital, Gaziantep, Turkey
    Clin Lab 54:15-8. 2008
    ..Infection of dental origin may be responsible for a number of cases in unresolved elevated ESR and fever etiology. Dental sepsis is the one of the potential causes of persistent fever that can escape detection...
  12. ncbi request reprint Allergic granulomatosis and angiitis in the absence of asthma and blood eosinophilia: a rare presentation of limited Churg-Strauss syndrome
    Alper Sevinc
    Department of Internal Medicine, Gaziantep University School of Medicine, Sahinbey Medical Center, Gaziantep 27310, Turkey
    Rheumatol Int 24:301-4. 2004
    ..Histopathological examination of the open lung biopsy revealed granulomatous infiltration with histiocytes and eosinophilic leukocytes. This extremely rare variant of CSS is discussed...
  13. doi request reprint Activity of nilotinib (AMN-107) alone in advanced gastrointestinal stromal tumors progressing on imatinib and sunitinib. Case report
    Alper Sevinc
    Department of Medical Oncology, School of Medicine, Gaziantep University, and Gaziantep Oncology Hospital, Gaziantep, Turkey
    Chemotherapy 55:132-6. 2009
    ..Nilotinib is an option for patients with advanced GISTs progressing on both imatinib and sunitinib...
  14. doi request reprint 'Time is a GIFT in GIST'--the medical and paramedical perspective of a case with metastatic gastrointestinal stromal tumor
    Alper Sevinc
    Gaziantep University, School of Medicine, Department of Medical Oncology, Gaziantep Oncology Hospital, Gaziantep, Turkey
    Chemotherapy 55:11-4. 2009
    ..According to a recent study, median time to progression was 24 months, and overall survival was 57 months, reaching 5 years with imatinib. Conclusion: time is a GIFT in GIST...
  15. ncbi request reprint Extramedullary myeloid leukemia mimicking lepromatous leprosy
    Alper Sevinc
    Gaziantep University, Medical Faculty, Department of Medical Oncology, Gaziantep Oncology Hospital, Gaziantep, TR 27310, Turkey
    J Natl Med Assoc 100:1036-8. 2008
    ..We present a 29-year-old female who was admitted to hospital for lesions that appeared on the face, lips and nose, mimicking lepromatous leprosy. It should be kept in mind that granulocytic sarcoma may mimick lepromatous leprosy...
  16. ncbi request reprint How to interpret serum CA 125 levels in patients with serosal involvement? A clinical dilemma
    Alper Sevinc
    Department of Medical Oncology, Sahinbey Medical Center, Gaziantep University School of Medicine, Gaziantep, Turkey
    Oncology 65:1-6. 2003
    ..A secondary interpretation is needed in case of elevated CA 125 levels whenever serosal (peritoneal, pleural, or pericardial) fluid is present...
  17. ncbi request reprint The diagnosis of C-kit negative GIST by PDGFRA staining: clinical, pathological, and nuclear medicine perspective
    Alper Sevinc
    Department of Medical Oncology, Gaziantep Oncology Hospital, Gaziantep, Turkey
    Onkologie 30:645-8. 2007
    ..This is of great importance, since the use of imatinib mesylate has led to a dramatic improvement in survival rates of GIST patients besides improved quality of life...
  18. doi request reprint Docetaxel combined with oral etoposide as second-line treatment for advanced gastric carcinoma after failure of platinum- and fluoropyrimidine-based regimens
    Ramazan Yildiz
    Department of Medical Oncology, Gazi University Medical School, Ankara, Turkey
    J Oncol Pharm Pract 16:173-8. 2010
    ..In the present study, we determined the efficacy and the safety of docetaxel and oral etoposide as second-line combination chemotherapy after failure of commonly used combination regimens in AGC...
  19. doi request reprint UFT plus oral folinic acid with alternating oral and intravenous vinorelbine in patients with metastatic breast cancer previously treated with anthracyclines and taxanes
    Ugur Coskun
    Department of Medical Oncology, Gazi University Medical School, Ankara, Turkey
    Onkologie 32:562-6. 2009
    ..We retrospectively evaluated the activity and toxicity of uracil/tegafur (UFT) plus oral folinic acid in combination with vinorelbine (alternating intravenous (IV) on day 1 and oral on day 8) in patients with metastatic breast cancer...
  20. ncbi request reprint Cyclooxygenase-2 expression in gastrointestinal stromal tumours
    Alper Sevinc
    Department of Medical Oncology, Medical Faculty, Gaziantep Oncology Hospital, Gaziantep University, Gaziantep, Turkey
    Asian Pac J Cancer Prev 11:849-53. 2010
    ..While it is well known that cyclooxygenase-2 (COX-2) expression is increased in colorectal adenoma and carcinoma, there is only limited information on its status in stromal tumours...
  21. doi request reprint Survivin expression and its potential clinical significance in gastrointestinal stromal sarcoma
    Meltem Baykara
    Gazi University Medical Faculty, Department of Medical Oncology, Ankara, Turkey
    Int Immunopharmacol 11:2227-31. 2011
    ..We believe that additional studies are warranted to determine the clinical significance of survivin expression as a prognostic or predictive marker in patients with GIST...
  22. doi request reprint Efficacy and toxicity of Trastuzumab and Paclitaxel plus Capecitabine in the first-line treatment of HER2-positive metastatic breast cancer
    Onder Tonyali
    Division of Medical Oncology, Department of Internal Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Gazi University, 06500, Besevler, Ankara, Turkey
    J Cancer Res Clin Oncol 139:981-6. 2013
    ..This retrospective study evaluated the efficacy and toxicity of trastuzumab and paclitaxel plus capecitabine in the first-line therapy for patients with HER2-positive MBC...
  23. ncbi request reprint Efficacy and toxicity of gemcitabine plus docetaxel combination as a second line therapy for patients with advanced stage soft tissue sarcoma
    Ali Osman Kaya
    Department of Medical Oncology, Bakirkoy Dr Sadi Konuk Training and Research Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey
    Asian Pac J Cancer Prev 13:463-7. 2012
    ..To assess the safety and efficacy of a gemcitabine plus docetaxel regimen as a second line therapy for patients with advanced soft tissue sarcoma (STS) resistant to doxorubicin and ifosfamide-based therapy...
  24. doi request reprint Complete remission of platinium refractory ovarian cancer with second line tegafur with uracil monotherapy: a case report
    Celalettin Camci
    Department of Medical Oncology, Gaziantep Oncology Hospital, School of Medicine, Gaziantep University, Gaziantep, Turkey
    Cancer Chemother Pharmacol 63:745-8. 2009
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  25. ncbi request reprint Cisplatin plus docetaxel combination in the first-line treatment of metastatic non-small cell lung cancer
    Ali Osman Kaya
    Gazi University Faculty of Medicine, Department of Medical Oncology, Ankara, Turkey
    Tumori 96:400-4. 2010
    ..To evaluate activity and toxicity of cisplatin plus docetaxel combination in the first-line treatment of chemotherapy-naive patients with metastatic non-small cell lung cancer...
  26. doi request reprint Possible anti-metastatic effect of iloprost in a patient with systemic sclerosis with lung cancer: a case study
    Yavuz Pehlivan
    School of Medicine, Department of Rheumatologyn, Sahinbey Medical Center, Gaziantep University, TR 27310, Gaziantep, Turkey
    Rheumatol Int 32:1437-41. 2012
    ..These two mortal complications were both treated successfully with inhaled iloprost until her death due to gastrointestinal complications of SSc...
  27. ncbi request reprint Gemcitabine plus paclitaxel as second-line chemotherapy in patients with advanced non-small cell lung cancer
    Meltem Baykara
    Department of Medical Oncology, Sakarya University Training and Research Hospital, Sakarya, Turkey
    Asian Pac J Cancer Prev 13:5119-24. 2012
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  28. ncbi request reprint Irinotecan as a second-line monotherapy for small cell lung cancer
    Alper Sevinc
    Department of Medical Oncology, Medical Faculty, Gaziantep University, Gaziantep, Turkey
    Asian Pac J Cancer Prev 12:1055-9. 2011
    ..The present study was designed to investigate the efficacy of irinotecan monotherapy as a second-line treatment for small cell lung cancers (SCLCs)...
  29. ncbi request reprint Efficacy and toxicity of gemcitabine and pegylated liposomal Doxorubicin in recurrent platinum-resistant/refractory epithelial ovarian cancer
    Aziz Karaoglu
    Department of Medical Oncology, Firat University, Elazig, Turkey
    Asian Pac J Cancer Prev 10:63-6. 2009
    ..In this study, we evaluated the efficacy and tolerability of the combination of gemcitabine and pegylated liposomal doxorubicin (PLD) in patients with platinum resistant/refractory ovarian cancer...
  30. ncbi request reprint Efficacy of sunitinib in Turkish patients with gastrointestinal stromal tumors; retrospective multicenter experience
    Umut Kefeli
    Department of Medical Oncology, Dr Lutfi Kirdar Kartal Education and Research Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey
    Hepatogastroenterology 60:647-52. 2013
    ..Sunitinib is a multi-targeted thyrosine kinase receptor inhibitor used in patients with advanced gastrointestinal stromal tumours (GISTs). We evaluated the efficacy and tolerability of sunitinib therapy in Turkish patients with GISTs...
  31. doi request reprint Bevacizumab plus irinotecan in recurrent or progressive malign glioma: a multicenter study of the Anatolian Society of Medical Oncology (ASMO)
    Umut Demirci
    Department of Medical Oncology, Ataturk Training and Research Hospital, Bilkent, Ankara 0906800, Turkey
    J Cancer Res Clin Oncol 139:829-35. 2013
    ..We evaluated our multicenter retrospective experience for patients with recurrent MG administering bevacizumab and irinotecan in combination therapy...
  32. doi request reprint Results of adjuvant FOLFOX regimens in stage III colorectal cancer patients: retrospective analysis of 667 patients
    Dogan Uncu
    Department of Medical Oncology, Ankara Numune Education and Research Hospital, Ankara, Turkey
    Oncology 84:240-5. 2013
    ..The aim of this study was to assess the use of 5-fluorouracil (5-FU), leucovorin and oxaliplatin (FOLFOX) regimens in clinical practice according to their efficacy and toxicity...
  33. doi request reprint Paclitaxel plus doxorubicin chemotherapy as second-line therapy in patients with advanced urothelial carcinoma pretreated with platinum plus gemcitabine chemotherapy
    Ali O Kaya
    Department of Medical Oncology, Bakirkoy Dr Sadi Konuk Training and Research Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey
    Onkologie 35:576-80. 2012
    ..We retrospectively evaluated the efficacy and toxicity of paclitaxel plus doxorubicin as a second-line treatment in patients with urothelial carcinoma, who had not responded to a prior platinum plus gemcitabine combination...
  34. doi request reprint Widespread metastases in small cell carcinoma of the prostate on FDG PET/CT
    Mustafa Yilmaz
    Department of Nuclear Medicine, University of Gaziantep School of Medicine, Gaziantep, Turkey
    Clin Nucl Med 34:598-600. 2009
    ..Serum prostate-specific antigen level was within normal limits. Although FDG PET is not a helpful imaging method for evaluating prostatic adenocarcinoma, it may be useful in staging of small cell carcinoma of the prostate...
  35. doi request reprint Intrapleural hyperthermic perfusion chemotherapy in subjects with metastatic pleural malignancies
    Ahmet Feridun Isik
    Gaziantep University, Medical School, Thoracic Surgery Department, Universite Bulvari, Sehitkamil Gaziantep, Turkey
    Respir Med 107:762-7. 2013
    ..Intrapleural Hyperthermic perfusion chemotherapy (HIPEC) looks promising approach for these patients. We aimed to investigate whether cytoreductive surgery followed by HIPEC provides any survival benefit in cases with metastatic MPEs...
  36. doi request reprint Evaluation of the effect of cryotherapy in preventing oral mucositis associated with chemotherapy - a randomized controlled trial
    Nilgün Katrancı
    Gaziantep Blood Center, Gaziantep, TR 27310, Turkey
    Eur J Oncol Nurs 16:339-44. 2012
    ..The goal of this study was to assess the effect of oral cryotherapy on the development of oral mucositis related to infusion of 5-fluorouracil (5-FU) with leucovorin...
  37. ncbi request reprint Synchronous Hodgkin's disease and gastric adenocarcinoma
    Gazi Comez
    Department of Internal Medicine, Sahinbey Medical Center, Gaziantep, Turkey
    Oncology 73:422-5. 2007
    ..Hodgkin's lymphoma is a lymphoproliferative disease arising from lymphoid tissue which is characterized by Reed-Sternberg cells. Synchronous occurrence of these two malignancies has not been reported in the English literature so far...
  38. ncbi request reprint Esophagus cancer and IgA deficiency in a patient with Dubowitz syndrome: a case report
    Ibrahim Halil Turkbeyler
    Gaziantep University Faculty of Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, Gaziantep, Turkey
    Tokai J Exp Clin Med 36:29-30. 2011
    ..However, Esophagus cancer has not been reported among the malignant tumors. Herein, we reported a patient with Dubowitz syndrome, IgA deficiency and Esophagus cancer...
  39. doi request reprint Lapatinib plus capecitabine for brain metastases in patients with human epidermal growth factor receptor 2-positive advanced breast cancer: a review of the Anatolian Society of Medical Oncology (ASMO) experience
    Bulent Cetin
    Department of Medical Oncology, Gazi University Faculty of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey
    Onkologie 35:740-5. 2012
    ..We investigated the clinical outcome of patients with brain metastases (BMs) from human epidermal growth factor receptor 2-positive (HER2+) metastatic breast cancer (MBC) treated with lapatinib and capecitabine (LC)...
  40. doi request reprint Leech therapy for symptomatic relief of cancer pain
    Mehmet Emin Kalender
    Department of Medical Oncology, Gaziantep University, Gaziantep, Turkey
    Pain Med 11:443-5. 2010
    ..Most patients with advanced stage cancer report moderate to severe pain. The leech (Hirudo medicinalis) is commonly used in traditional medicine for relief of localized pain...
  41. ncbi request reprint Complement and immunoglobulin levels in serum and ascitic fluid of patients with spontaneous bacterial peritonitis, malignant ascites, and tuberculous peritonitis
    Bulent Yildirim
    Department of Internal Medicine, Inonu University School of Medicine and Turgut Ozal Medical Center, Malatya, Turkey
    South Med J 95:1158-62. 2002
    ..We determined complement and immunoglobulin levels in ascitic fluid and serum of 47 patients with spontaneous bacterial peritonitis, malignant ascites, or tuberculous ascites...
  42. doi request reprint Concomitant chemoradiotherapy with cisplatin and docetaxel followed by surgery and consolidation chemotherapy in patients with unresectable locally advanced non-small cell lung cancer
    Ali Osman Kaya
    Department of Medical Oncology, Gazi University Faculty of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey
    Med Oncol 27:152-7. 2010
    ..To evaluate preoperative concomitant chemoradiation using cisplatin plus docetaxel followed by consolidation chemotherapy in patients with unresectable locally advanced non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC)...
  43. ncbi request reprint Leptin levels in the differential diagnosis between benign and malignant ascites
    Mehmet Buyukberber
    Department of Gastroenterology, Gaziantep University, School of Medicine, 27310 Gaziantep, Turkey
    World J Gastroenterol 13:398-402. 2007
    ..To evaluate the role of leptin levels in the differential diagnosis of ascites...
  44. ncbi request reprint Effect of sunitinib on metastatic gastrointestinal stromal tumor in patients with neurofibromatosis type 1: a case report
    M Emin Kalender
    Gaziantep University, School of Medicine, Department of Medical Oncology, Gaziantep Oncology Hospital, TR 27310 Gaziantep, Turkey
    World J Gastroenterol 13:2629-32. 2007
    ..The metastatic lesions in the liver and omentum were decreased in size after four courses, suggesting that sunitinib is also an effective treatment modality for metastatic GIST in NF patients...
  45. ncbi request reprint Clinical and pathologic features of patients with rare ovarian tumors: multi-center review of 167 patients by the anatolian society of medical oncology
    Ahmet Bilici
    Department of Medical Oncology, Medical Faculty, Istanbul Medipol University, Istanbul, Turkey E mail
    Asian Pac J Cancer Prev 14:6493-9. 2013
    ..Due to the rarity of these tumors, determination of relevant prognostic factors as a group may help as a guide for more appropriate adjuvant or recurrent therapies for ROTs. ..
  46. doi request reprint Detection of complete response to imatinib mesylate (Glivec/Gleevec) with 18F-FDG PET/CT for low-grade endometrial stromal sarcoma
    Mehmet Emin Kalender
    Department of Medical Oncology, Medical Faculty, Gaziantep University, Gaziantep Oncology Hospital, Gaziantep, Turkey
    Cancer Chemother Pharmacol 63:555-9. 2009
    ..Complete metabolic response was detected. FDG PET, a sensitive method for tumor response evaluation on the basis of tumor metabolism changes, is useful for the evaluation of imatinib treatment in low-grade ESS...
  47. ncbi request reprint Cyclooxygenase-2 expression is not a marker of poor survival in lung cancer
    H Mehmet Turk
    Department of Medical Oncology, Faculty of Medicine, Gaziantep University, Gaziantep, Turkey
    Asian Pac J Cancer Prev 13:315-8. 2012
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate the relationship between COX-2 expression and clinical and pathological parameters in early and advanced stage lung cancer patients...
  48. doi request reprint Peripheral blood guanylyl cyclase c (GCC) expressions are associated with prognostic parameters and response to therapy in colorectal cancer patients
    Celalettin Camci
    Department of Medical Oncology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Gaziantep, Gaziantep Oncology Hospital, 27310, Gaziantep, Turkey
    Tumour Biol 32:1265-70. 2011
    ..Monitoring the peripheral blood GCC expressions may allow employing different treatment options to metastatic CRC patients...
  49. ncbi request reprint An interesting cause of esophageal ulcer etiology: Multiple myeloma of IgG kappa subtype
    Yavuz Pehlivan
    Gaziantep University, School of Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, Sahinbey Medical Center, Gaziantep, TR 27310, Turkey
    World J Gastroenterol 12:2305-7. 2006
    ..Esophageal involvement of multiple myeloma should be kept in mind in patients presenting with dysphagia...
  50. ncbi request reprint Non-Hodgkin lymphoma with high adenosine deaminase levels mimicking peritoneal tuberculosis: an unusual presentation
    Mehmet Buyukberber
    Department of Gastroenterology, School of Medicine, Sahinbey Medical Center, Gaziantep, TR 27310, Turkey
    Leuk Lymphoma 47:565-8. 2006
    ..Therefore, non-Hodgkin lymphoma should be kept in mind in the differential diagnosis in patients with high ascitic fluid ADA levels and in non-responders to anti-tuberculosis treatment...
  51. ncbi request reprint Co-existence of gastrointestinal stromal tumors with other primary neoplasms
    Alper Sevinc
    Department of Medical Oncology, Gaziantep University, Gaziantep Oncology Hospital, Gaziantep, Turkey
    Hepatogastroenterology 58:824-30. 2011
    ..Here, we present a series of 32 patients diagnosed with a primary neoplasm in addition to GIST, from six different institutions in Turkey...
  52. ncbi request reprint Association between the Thr431Asn polymorphism of the ROCK2 gene and risk of developing metastases of breast cancer
    Mehmet E Kalender
    Department of Medical Oncology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Gaziantep, Gaziantep, Turkey
    Oncol Res 18:583-91. 2010
    ..5% in metastatic patients) in metastatic groups (p = 0.036). Our results demonstrate that Thr431Asn polymorphism of the ROCK2 gene could be a risk factor for the metastases of the breast cancer, and may help in predicting the prognosis...
  53. doi request reprint FDG uptake in abdominal mesh implant on FDG PET/CT
    Mustafa Yilmaz
    Department of Nuclear Medicine, Division of Medical Oncology, University of Gaziantep School of Medicine, Gaziantep, Turkey
    Clin Nucl Med 33:351-2. 2008
    ..PET/CT fusion image demonstrated that the finding was due to the dual mesh implant in the anterior abdominal wall most likely representing a foreign body reaction...
  54. ncbi request reprint Metachronous non-Hodgkin's lymphoma in a patient with localized prostate cancer
    Mehmet E Kalender
    School of Medicine, Department of Medical Oncology, Gaziantep Oncology Hospital, Gaziantep University, Gaziantep, Turkey
    Med Oncol 24:466-8. 2007
    ..A higher frequency of second malignancies is observed in patients with prostate cancer. We report a case of indolent non-Hodgkin's lymphoma diagnosed 2 years after prostate carcinoma...
  55. ncbi request reprint Gastric and prostate adenocarcinoma in a patient with metastatic gastrointestinal stromal tumor
    M Emin Kalender
    Department of Medical Oncology, Gaziantep Oncology Hospital, Gaziantep, Turkey
    Onkologie 30:568-70. 2007
    ..The most frequently encountered second malignancies in patients with prostate adenocarcinoma include carcinomas of the bladder, stomach, and colon, followed by cutaneous and hematolymphoid malignancies...
  56. ncbi request reprint Early detection of response to imatinib therapy for gastrointestinal stromal tumor by using 18F-FDG-positron emission tomography and computed tomography imaging
    Sabri Zincirkeser
    Department of Medical Oncology, Gaziantep Oncology Hospital, Gaziantep TR 27310, Turkey
    World J Gastroenterol 13:2261-2. 2007
    ..However, metabolic activity was inhibited. 18F-FDG-PET is a valuable method for the detection of response to one-month imatinib treatment in patients with gastrointestinal stromal tumors...
  57. ncbi request reprint Serum CA 125 levels in patients with chronic heart failure and accompanying pleural fluid
    H Mehmet Turk
    Department of Medical Oncology, School of Medicine, Gaziantep University, Gaziantep, Turkey
    Tumour Biol 24:172-5. 2003
    ..Invasive procedures to define the etiology of elevated serum CA 125 levels may be unnecessary in this patient group...
  58. ncbi request reprint Markers of bone turnover in patients with lung cancer
    Faysal Dane
    Department of Medical Oncology, School of Medicine, Marmara University, Istanbul, Turkey
    J Natl Med Assoc 100:425-8. 2008
    ..Thus, we aimed to determine the clinical usefulness of bone turnover markers in the assessment of bone metastases in patients with lung cancer...
  59. doi request reprint Multicentric study on malignant pleural mesothelioma in Turkey: clinicopathologic and survival characteristics of 282 patients
    Emin Tamer Elkiran
    Department of Medical Oncology, Faculty of Medicine, Inonu University, Malatya, Turkey
    Med Oncol 29:3147-54. 2012
    ..Survival rates in patients who received combining platinum analogues with pemetrexed or gemcitabine as front-line chemotherapy were found similar...
  60. doi request reprint Another cause of pancytopenia in a patient receiving temozolomide
    Yavuz Pehlivan
    Department of Internal Medicine, School of Medicine, Gaziantep University, Sahinbey Medical Center, Gaziantep, Turkey
    Med Princ Pract 20:377-9. 2011
    ..To report pancytopenia caused by temozolomide, a second-generation alkylating agent...
  61. ncbi request reprint Anastrozole-associated sclerosing glomerulonephritis in a patient with breast cancer
    M Emin Kalender
    Department of Medical Oncology, Medical Faculty, Gaziantep University, and Gaziantep Oncology Hospital, Gaziantep, Turkey
    Oncology 73:415-8. 2007
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  62. doi request reprint A case of metachronous triple primary urogenital cancer: urinary bladder, prostate, and renal cancer
    Cemile Arikan-Sengul
    Department of Internal Medicine, Sahinbey Medical Center, Gaziantep University, School of Medicine, Gaziantep, Turkey
    Onkologie 32:122-4. 2009
    ..Multiple primary malignant tumors are rarely seen. Tobacco is one of the factors in their etiology. We report the case of a heavy smoker with metachronous triple primary cancer occurring in the prostate, kidney and urinary bladder...
  63. ncbi request reprint Gastrocolic fistula secondary to gastric diffuse large B-cell lymphoma in a patient with pulmonary tuberculosis
    Mehmet Buyukberber
    Department of Gastroenterology, School of Medicine, Gaziantep Oncology Hospital, Gaziantep, Turkey
    J Natl Med Assoc 101:81-3. 2009
    ..In the literature, the present case represents the first report of a gastrocolic fistula due to gastric lymphoma in a patient with tuberculosis at its initial presentation...
  64. ncbi request reprint Intralobar pulmonary sequestration in a patient with non-Hodgkin's lymphoma: a cause of confusion
    H Mehmet Turk
    Department of Medical Oncology, Gaziantep University, School of Medicine, Gaziantep, Turkey
    Am J Hematol 75:89-91. 2004
    ..The lesion was defined as pulmonary sequestration, and basal segmentectomy was performed. After proper and sufficient chemotherapy, histopathological diagnosis of any persisting masses should be confirmed prior to overtreatment decision...
  65. pmc Cervico-mediastinal tuberculous lymphadenitis presenting as prolonged fever of unknown origin
    Yasar Bayindir
    Inonu University, School of Medicine, Department of Infectious Diseases and Clinical Microbiology, Turgut Ozal Medical Center, Malatya, Turkey
    J Natl Med Assoc 96:682-5. 2004
    ....
  66. ncbi request reprint Long-term survival in metastatic malignant melanoma: ipilimumab followed by vemurafenib in a patient with brain metastasis
    Ozan Balakan
    Department of Medical Oncology, School of Medicine, Gaziantep University, Turkey
    Intern Med 51:2819-23. 2012
    ..The unusually long survival observed in the present case indicates the sequential effectiveness of radiotherapy, chemotherapy, ipilimumab, stereotactic radiosurgery and vemurafenib...
  67. doi request reprint Relationship between hopelessness, loneliness, and perceived social support from family in Turkish patients with cancer
    Seda Pehlivan
    Department of Nursing, School of Health, Gaziantep University, Gaziantep TR 27310, Turkey
    Support Care Cancer 20:733-9. 2012
    ..Perceived social support may facilitate coping with illness. The aim of this study was to investigate the relationship between hopelessness, loneliness, and perceived social support from family in Turkish patients with cancer...
  68. pmc Renal failure in a patient with autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease and coexisting dermato-polymyositis: first report in the literature
    Funda Bahceci
    Inonu University, School of Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, Malatya, Turkey
    J Natl Med Assoc 96:844-6. 2004
    ..Prednisone treatment with hemodialysis improved the situation. This is the first report renal failure in a patient with autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease and dermato-polymyositis...
  69. ncbi request reprint Gemcitabine combined with uracil-tegafur in patients with advanced pancreatic cancer
    Ugur Coskun
    Department of Medical Oncology, Gazi University Medical School, Besevler, Ankara 06500, Turkey
    J Natl Med Assoc 101:761-4. 2009
    ..Most common toxicities were of hematologic and gastrointestinal nature. In conclusion, this regimen was well tolerated and seemed to have a moderate activity in the palliative treatment of advanced pancreatic carcinoma...
  70. ncbi request reprint Female adnexal tumor of probable Wolffian origin diagnosed during the staging evaluation of extranodal diffuse large B-cell lymphoma
    Mehmet Karaca
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, School of Medicine, Gaziantep University, Sahinbey Medical Center, Gaziantep, TR 27310, Turkey
    Leuk Lymphoma 46:929-33. 2005
    ..According to our knowledge, this is the first case of FATPWO coexisting with extranodal diffuse large B-cell lymphoma in the English-language literature...
  71. ncbi request reprint Surgical treatment of a giant primary cardiac angiosarcoma
    Maruf Sanli
    Gaziantep University, School of Medicine, Department of Thoracic Surgery, Gaziantep, Turkey
    Acta Medica (Hradec Kralove) 51:237-9. 2008
    ..The optimal therapy for cardiac angiosarcoma is still controversial, but combined treatment including surgical resection should be considered...
  72. pmc An unusual case of aplastic anemia caused by temozolomide
    Gazi Comez
    Department of Internal Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Gaziantep, 27310 Gaziantep, Turkey
    Case Report Med 2010:975039. 2010
    ..A bone marrow aspiration and biopsy showed hypocellularity with very few erythroid and myeloid cells, consistent with aplastic anemia. In the English literature, aplastic anemia due to temozolomide is extremely rare...
  73. pmc Prevention of oral mucositis due to 5-fluorouracil treatment with oral cryotherapy
    Mustafa Baydar
    Inonu University, School of Medicine, Department of Hematology, Turgut Ozal Medical Center, Malatya, Turkey
    J Natl Med Assoc 97:1161-4. 2005
    ..One of the most common and important side effects of 5-fluorouracil (5-FU) is mucositis with ulcerations in the oral cavity. We investigated the effects of local cryotherapy on mucositis incidence administrated durng 5-FU treatment...
  74. ncbi request reprint Mediastinal testicular tumor compressing the left atrium in a young male presenting initially with symptoms of left heart failure
    Yavuz Pehlivan
    Department of Internal Medicine, Sahinbey Medical Center, Gaziantep University, School of Medicine, Gaziantep, Turkey
    Intern Med 48:169-71. 2009
    ..To our knowledge, the present case is the first reported case of mediastinal metastatic testis non-seminomatous germ cell tumor causing symptoms of left heart failure by externally compressing the left atrium...
  75. ncbi request reprint Upper and lower gastrointestinal endoscopical investigation in elderly patients with iron deficiency anaemia
    Ramazan Sari
    Inonu University, School of Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, Turgut Ozal Medical Center, Malatya, Turkey
    Haematologia (Budap) 31:327-32. 2002
    ..In 12 (12.7%) patients in the study group, malignancies were detected. In elderly patients with iron deficiency anaemia, the aetiology should be highlighted before giving iron supplementation...
  76. ncbi request reprint Gallbladder contractility in patients with cirrhotic versus malignant ascites
    Ramazan Sari
    Department of Internal Medicine, Inonu University, School of Medicine, Turgut Ozal Medical Center, TR 44069 Malatya, Turkey
    J Clin Ultrasound 30:477-80. 2002
    ....
  77. pmc Life-threatening hyponatremia due to cessation of L-thyroxine
    Ramazan Sari
    Akdeniz University, School of Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Endocrinology, Antalya, TR 07070, Turkey
    J Natl Med Assoc 95:991-4. 2003
    ..1 mg). In conclusion, it should be kept in mind that life-threatening hyponatremia may occur in patients with total thyroidectomy-induced hypothyroidism; L-thyroxine should be immediately started if stopped for any reason...
  78. doi request reprint The use of complementary therapies in cancer patients: a questionnaire-based descriptive survey from southeastern Turkey
    Ozlem Ucan
    Department of Nursing, School of Health, School of Medicine, Gaziantep Oncology Hospital, Gaziantep University, Gaziantep, Turkey
    Am J Clin Oncol 31:589-94. 2008
    ..The demographic characteristics associated with the use of CT are sought in patients undergoing or following conventional treatment...
  79. ncbi request reprint Complete heart block in a patient with Wegener's granulomatosis in remission--a case report
    Gultekin Suleymenlar
    Mediterranean University, School of Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, Antalya, Turkey
    Angiology 53:337-40. 2002
    ..On the ninth day of treatment, normal sinus rhythm was achieved. In conclusion, cardiac rhythm abnormalities should always be kept in mind both in the diagnosis and follow-up of Wegener's granulomatosis...
  80. ncbi request reprint Bismuth subcitrate nephrotoxicity. A reversible cause of acute oliguric renal failure
    Metin Sarikaya
    Inonu University, School of Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Nephrology, Turgut Ozal Medical Center, Malatya, Turkey
    Nephron 90:501-2. 2002
    ..5 g). The patient was managed with hemodialysis started a week after ingestion. Bismuth subcitrate nephrotoxicity should be considered in the differential diagnosis of acute renal failure...
  81. ncbi request reprint A multicenter retrospective study defining the clinical and hematological manifestations of brucellosis and pancytopenia in a large series: Hematological malignancies, the unusual cause of pancytopenia in patients with brucellosis
    Ismail Sari
    Department of Hematology, Faculty of Medicine, Pamukkale University, Denizli, Turkey
    Am J Hematol 83:334-9. 2008
    ....
  82. ncbi request reprint Benign causes of increased serum CA-125 concentration
    Alper Sevinc
    Lancet Oncol 8:1054-5. 2007
  83. doi request reprint Isolated bone marrow natural killer cell lymphoma with central nervous system involvement mimicking a cerebral infarct
    Ibrahim Adaletli
    Istanbul University, Cerrahpasa Medical Faculty, Department of Radiology, Istanbul, Turkey
    Onkologie 31:115-7. 2008
    ..We describe the case of an isolated bone marrow natural killer (NK) cell lymphoma with central nervous system (CNS) involvement mimicking a cerebral infarct. CNS involvement in isolated bone marrow lymphoma has not been reported previously...
  84. ncbi request reprint Treatment of localized lymphoma
    Mustafa Adli
    N Engl J Med 352:2449-51; author reply 2449-51. 2005
  85. ncbi request reprint Manipulating impact factor: an unethical issue or an Editor's choice?
    Alper Sevinc
    Swiss Med Wkly 134:410. 2004
  86. pmc Obtaining journal reprints: the 'dos' and 'don'ts'
    Alper Sevinc
    J Natl Med Assoc 94:934-6. 2002
    ..These and many other reasons account for the increasing number of reprints requested by researchers, and in medicine, by practicing clinicians...
  87. ncbi request reprint Cyclo-oxygenase 2 expression in laryngeal squamous cell carcinoma and its clinical correlates
    Yildirim A Bayazit
    Department of Otolaryngology, Faculty of Medicine, Gazi University, Ankara, Turkey
    ORL J Otorhinolaryngol Relat Spec 66:65-9. 2004
    ..To assess the significance of cyclo-oxygenase 2 (COX-2) in laryngeal squamous cell carcinoma (LSCC)...
  88. pmc Multilingual approach to "Web of Science"
    Alper Sevinc
    J Natl Med Assoc 97:116-7. 2005