Aysin Bakkaloglu

Summary

Affiliation: Hacettepe University
Country: Turkey

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Influence of Serum Amyloid A (SAA1) and SAA2 gene polymorphisms on renal amyloidosis, and on SAA/C-reactive protein values in patients with familial mediterranean fever in the Turkish population
    Aysin Bakkaloglu
    Department of Pediatrics, Hacettepe University Faculty of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey
    J Rheumatol 31:1139-42. 2004
  2. ncbi request reprint Familial Mediterranean fever
    Aysin Bakkaloglu
    Department of Pediatrics, Pediatric Nephrology and Rheumatology Unit, Faculty of Medicine, Hacettepe University, Ankara 06100, Turkey
    Pediatr Nephrol 18:853-9. 2003
  3. doi request reprint Evaluation of intima media thickness of the common and internal carotid arteries with inflammatory markers in familial Mediterranean fever as possible predictors for atherosclerosis
    Yelda Bilginer
    Department of Pediatric Nephrology and Rheumatology, Hacettepe University Faculty of Medicine, 06100 Sihhiye, Ankara, Turkey
    Rheumatol Int 28:1211-6. 2008
  4. ncbi request reprint Mutations in the gene for familial Mediterranean fever: do they predispose to inflammation?
    Seza Ozen
    Department of Pediatrics, Hacettepe University, 06100 Ankara, Turkey
    J Rheumatol 30:2014-8. 2003
  5. ncbi request reprint Analysis of the modifying effects of SAA1, SAA2 and TNF-alpha gene polymorphisms on development of amyloidosis in FMF patients
    Engin Yilmaz
    Department of Medical Biology, Hacettepe University Faculty of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey
    Turk J Pediatr 45:198-202. 2003
  6. pmc Genetic basis of cystinosis in Turkish patients: a single-center experience
    Rezan Topaloglu
    Dept of Pediatric Nephrology, Hacettepe University Faculty of Medicine, Ankara 06100, Turkey
    Pediatr Nephrol 27:115-21. 2012
  7. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of the MEFV gene mutations in childhood polyarteritis nodosa
    Fatos Yalcinkaya
    Ankara University School of Medicine, Division of Pediatric Nephrology, Ankara, Turkey
    J Pediatr 151:675-8. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint Arg753Gln TLR-2 polymorphism in familial mediterranean fever: linking the environment to the phenotype in a monogenic inflammatory disease
    Seza Ozen
    Department of Pediatrics, Hacettepe University, Ankara, Turkey
    J Rheumatol 33:2498-500. 2006
  9. ncbi request reprint Carotid intima-media thickness in children and young adults with renal transplant: Internal carotid artery vs. common carotid artery
    Yelda Bilginer
    Department of Pediatric Nephrology, Hacettepe University Faculty of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey
    Pediatr Transplant 11:888-94. 2007
  10. pmc DGKE variants cause a glomerular microangiopathy that mimics membranoproliferative GN
    Fatih Ozaltin
    Department of Pediatric Nephrology, Hacettepe University Faculty of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey
    J Am Soc Nephrol 24:377-84. 2013

Detail Information

Publications68

  1. ncbi request reprint Influence of Serum Amyloid A (SAA1) and SAA2 gene polymorphisms on renal amyloidosis, and on SAA/C-reactive protein values in patients with familial mediterranean fever in the Turkish population
    Aysin Bakkaloglu
    Department of Pediatrics, Hacettepe University Faculty of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey
    J Rheumatol 31:1139-42. 2004
    ..To evaluate the effect of serum amyloid A (SAA) 1 and SAA2 gene polymorphisms on SAA levels and renal amyloidosis in Turkish patients with familial Mediterranean fever (FMF)...
  2. ncbi request reprint Familial Mediterranean fever
    Aysin Bakkaloglu
    Department of Pediatrics, Pediatric Nephrology and Rheumatology Unit, Faculty of Medicine, Hacettepe University, Ankara 06100, Turkey
    Pediatr Nephrol 18:853-9. 2003
    ..Colchicine treatment not only decreases the frequency and severity of attacks, but also prevents amyloidosis. Certain vasculitides, namely Henoch-Schonlein purpura and polyarteritis nodosa, are more frequent among FMF patients...
  3. doi request reprint Evaluation of intima media thickness of the common and internal carotid arteries with inflammatory markers in familial Mediterranean fever as possible predictors for atherosclerosis
    Yelda Bilginer
    Department of Pediatric Nephrology and Rheumatology, Hacettepe University Faculty of Medicine, 06100 Sihhiye, Ankara, Turkey
    Rheumatol Int 28:1211-6. 2008
    ..Further studies will enlighten whether these patients will be predisposed more to coronary artery disease...
  4. ncbi request reprint Mutations in the gene for familial Mediterranean fever: do they predispose to inflammation?
    Seza Ozen
    Department of Pediatrics, Hacettepe University, 06100 Ankara, Turkey
    J Rheumatol 30:2014-8. 2003
    ..We also prospectively evaluated 72 patients with childhood rheumatic diseases for the presence of MEFV mutations...
  5. ncbi request reprint Analysis of the modifying effects of SAA1, SAA2 and TNF-alpha gene polymorphisms on development of amyloidosis in FMF patients
    Engin Yilmaz
    Department of Medical Biology, Hacettepe University Faculty of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey
    Turk J Pediatr 45:198-202. 2003
    ..Determination of genotypes at SAA1 locus can play a key role in conferring genetic susceptibility and patient's prognosis to renal amyloidosis...
  6. pmc Genetic basis of cystinosis in Turkish patients: a single-center experience
    Rezan Topaloglu
    Dept of Pediatric Nephrology, Hacettepe University Faculty of Medicine, Ankara 06100, Turkey
    Pediatr Nephrol 27:115-21. 2012
    ..This study is the first molecular analysis of Turkish cystinosis patients and provides guidance for the molecular diagnosis of cystinosis in this population...
  7. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of the MEFV gene mutations in childhood polyarteritis nodosa
    Fatos Yalcinkaya
    Ankara University School of Medicine, Division of Pediatric Nephrology, Ankara, Turkey
    J Pediatr 151:675-8. 2007
    ....
  8. ncbi request reprint Arg753Gln TLR-2 polymorphism in familial mediterranean fever: linking the environment to the phenotype in a monogenic inflammatory disease
    Seza Ozen
    Department of Pediatrics, Hacettepe University, Ankara, Turkey
    J Rheumatol 33:2498-500. 2006
    ..Toll-like receptor (TLR-2) plays a critical role in linking the recognition of microbes to immune activation. We investigated whether the Arg753Gln TLR2 polymorphism affected the development of secondary amyloidosis in patients with FMF...
  9. ncbi request reprint Carotid intima-media thickness in children and young adults with renal transplant: Internal carotid artery vs. common carotid artery
    Yelda Bilginer
    Department of Pediatric Nephrology, Hacettepe University Faculty of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey
    Pediatr Transplant 11:888-94. 2007
    ..These changes can be detected by measuring CCA/ICA-IMT ultrasonographically. We suggest that early renal transplantation can potentially avoid long-term cardiovascular events in children with end stage kidney disease...
  10. pmc DGKE variants cause a glomerular microangiopathy that mimics membranoproliferative GN
    Fatih Ozaltin
    Department of Pediatric Nephrology, Hacettepe University Faculty of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey
    J Am Soc Nephrol 24:377-84. 2013
    ..Taken together, these results not only identify a genetic cause of a glomerular microangiopathy but also suggest that the phosphatidylinositol cycle, which requires DGKE, is critical to the normal function of podocytes...
  11. ncbi request reprint Apoptosis and proliferation in childhood acute proliferative glomerulonephritis
    Fatih Ozaltin
    Pediatric Nephrology, Department of Pediatrics, Hacettepe University Faculty of Medicine, 06100 Sihhiye, Ankara, Turkey
    Pediatr Nephrol 20:1572-7. 2005
    ..Further studies, however, are still needed to clarify the importance of these histopathological parameters...
  12. ncbi request reprint The significance of IgA class of antineutrophil cytoplasmic antibodies (ANCA) in childhood Henoch-Schönlein purpura
    Fatih Ozaltin
    Department of Pediatrics, Unit of Nephrology and Rheumatology, Hacettepe University Faculty of Medicine, Sihhiye, 06100, Ankara, Turkey
    Clin Rheumatol 23:426-9. 2004
    ..Positive IgA rheumatoid factor was present in only two patients with HSP. In conclusion, our results suggest that IgA ANCA may be useful to confirm the diagnosis of HSP in children...
  13. doi request reprint Right atrial thrombosis complicating renal transplantation in a child
    Yelda Bilginer
    Department of Pediatric Nephrology, Hacettepe Unviersity Faculty of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey
    Pediatr Transplant 12:251-5. 2008
    ..This report draws attention to the risks that could be associated with thrombosis in renal recipients with congenital or acquired thrombophilias and emphasizes the importance of identifying risk factors for thrombosis in these patients...
  14. doi request reprint Increased frequency of extremely skewed X chromosome inactivation in juvenile idiopathic arthritis
    Elif Uz
    Bilkent University, Faculty of Science and Institute of Materials Science and Nanotechnology, Ankara, Turkey
    Arthritis Rheum 60:3410-2. 2009
    ..This study was undertaken to extend the analysis to the pediatric age group and to determine the XCI profiles of patients with JIA...
  15. doi request reprint Decrease in the rate of secondary amyloidosis in Turkish children with FMF: are we doing better?
    Victoria Akse-Onal
    Department of Pediatrics, Hacettepe University, Ankara 06100, Turkey
    Eur J Pediatr 169:971-4. 2010
    ..However, we suggest that the improvement of infectious milieu may possibly have had a positive effect on the course of this monogenic disease, since inflammatory pathways related to innate immunity are deregulated...
  16. ncbi request reprint Cyclosporine drug monitoring with C0 and C2 concentrations in children with stable renal allograft function
    Mukaddes Kalyoncu
    Department of Pediatrics, Pediatric Nephrology Unit, Hacettepe University Faculty of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey
    Pediatr Transplant 10:168-71. 2006
    ..However, no correlation was found between C0 levels and any of the above parameters. In conclusion, our data suggest that C2 levels are correlated better with dose and serum creatinine level...
  17. doi request reprint Behçet disease: treatment of vascular involvement in children
    Seza Ozen
    Department of Pediatrics, Nephrology and Rheumatology Unit, Hacettepe University School of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey
    Eur J Pediatr 169:427-30. 2010
    ..In conclusion, features of vascular involvement should be carefully sought for in patients with Behçet disease. Effective management has enabled disease-free survival in the presented patients...
  18. ncbi request reprint Neuroendocrine immune system in familial Mediterranean fever
    Rezan Topaloglu
    Unit of Pediatric Nephrology and Rheumatology, Department of Pediatrics, Hacettepe University Faculty of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey
    Turk J Pediatr 52:588-93. 2010
    ....
  19. doi request reprint Preventing tuberculosis in children receiving anti-TNF treatment
    Nuray Aktay Ayaz
    Medical Faculty, Pediatric Rheumatology Unit, Acibadem University, Ankara, Turkey
    Clin Rheumatol 29:389-92. 2010
    ..An initial 1-2 months of INH treatment followed by chemoprophylaxis for 9 months is suggested for children with a TST of >10 mm...
  20. doi request reprint Risk factors in community-acquired urinary tract infections caused by ESBL-producing bacteria in children
    Rezan Topaloglu
    Department of Pediatric Nephrology, Hacettepe University Faculty of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey
    Pediatr Nephrol 25:919-25. 2010
    ..In conclusion, the recognition of risk factors for UTI, caused by ESBL(+) bacteria in children, may aid in the identification of high-risk cases and may enable proper management of these patients...
  21. ncbi request reprint Successful renal transplantation in a child with ANCA-associated microscopic polyangiitis
    Nesrin Besbas
    Department of Pediatric Nephrology, Hacettepe University Faculty of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey
    Pediatr Nephrol 18:696-9. 2003
    ..We describe here an unusual pediatric patient with MPO-ANCA-associated rapidly progressive glomerulonephritis (RPGN), emphasizing the management and outcome of the disease...
  22. doi request reprint Etiology and outcome of acute kidney injury in children
    Ali Duzova
    Department of Pediatrics, Pediatric Nephrology and Rheumatology Unit, Faculty of Medicine, Hacettepe University, Sihhiye, Ankara, 06100, Turkey
    Pediatr Nephrol 25:1453-61. 2010
    ..60), and metabolic acidosis (RR 7.64, 95% CI 2.90-20.15) in newborns and mechanical ventilation (RR 8.73, 95% CI 3.95-19.29), hypoxia (RR 5.35, 95% CI 2.26-12.67), and intrinsic AKI (RR 4.91, 95% CI 2.04-11.78) in children aged >1 month...
  23. ncbi request reprint The distribution of juvenile idiopathic arthritis in the eastern Mediterranean: results from the registry of the Turkish Paediatric Rheumatology Association
    Erkan Demirkaya
    Gulhane Military Medical Acedemy, School of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey
    Clin Exp Rheumatol 29:111-6. 2011
    ..To analyse the demographics, main clinical and laboratory features and subtype distribution of juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA) in an eastern Mediterranean country, based on a multicentre registry...
  24. ncbi request reprint Clinical course of primary focal segmental glomerulosclerosis (FSGS) in Turkish children: a report from the Turkish Pediatric Nephrology FSGS Study Group
    Nesrin Besbas
    Department of Pediatric Nephrology, Faculty of Medicine, Hacettepe University, Ankara, Turkey
    Turk J Pediatr 52:255-61. 2010
    ..Failure to achieve remission is a predictor of renal failure in children with primary FSGS. The use of immunosuppressive treatment in conjunction with prolonged steroid seems beneficial in primary FSGS in children...
  25. doi request reprint A new set of criteria for the diagnosis of familial Mediterranean fever in childhood
    Fatos Yalcinkaya
    Department of Pediatric Nephrology, Ankara University School of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey
    Rheumatology (Oxford) 48:395-8. 2009
    ..The aim of the present study is to validate the most widely used diagnostic 'Tel Hashomer' criteria in children and to establish a new set of criteria for use in childhood...
  26. doi request reprint Low cortisol levels in active juvenile idiopathic arthritis
    Yelda Bilginer
    Pediatric Nephrology and Rheumatology Unit, Faculty of Medicine, Hacettepe University, Sihhiye, Ankara, 06100, Turkey
    Clin Rheumatol 29:309-14. 2010
    ..Further studies are needed to clarify the consequences of the impaired hormone secretion in JIA...
  27. ncbi request reprint MEFV gene mutations in familial Mediterranean fever phenotype II patients with renal amyloidosis in childhood: a retrospective clinicopathological and molecular study
    Banu Balci
    Department of Medical Biology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Hacettepe, Ankara, Turkey
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 17:1921-3. 2002
    ..In this study, the mutations of the MEFV gene were analysed in a group of patients clinically recognized as phenotype II...
  28. ncbi request reprint Urinary glycosaminoglycans in the course of familial Mediterranean fever
    Esra Baskin
    Baskent University Hospital, Department of Paediatric Nephrology, 6 Cadde, 72 3 Bahcelievler, 06490, Ankara, Turkey
    Eur J Pediatr 162:305-8. 2003
    ..64 mg hexuronic acid/g creatinine (1.77-19.39) and 9.45 mg hexuronic acid/g creatinine (2.36-28.9), P<0.01)...
  29. ncbi request reprint Beneficial role of intravenous calcitriol on bone mineral density in children with severe secondary hyperparathyroidism
    Esra Baskin
    Department of Pediatric Nephrology, Baskent University, Ankara, Turkey
    Int Urol Nephrol 36:113-8. 2004
    ..In this prospective study, the effect of calcitriol therapy on bone mineral density and osteopenia in patients with severe secondary hyperparathyroidism has been investigated...
  30. doi request reprint Pseudopapilledema in a pediatric kidney transplant recipient
    Yelda Bilginer
    Department of Pediatric Nephrology, Hacettepe University School of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey
    Pediatr Transplant 14:E83-5. 2010
    ..He had no additional signs of increased intracranial pressure. Awareness of possible side effects in the follow-up of these patients may improve management of these children...
  31. doi request reprint Musculoskeletal sonography in juvenile systemic lupus erythematosus
    Erkan Demirkaya
    Hacettepe University Medical School, Ankara, Turkey
    Arthritis Rheum 61:58-60. 2009
    ..To demonstrate the role of sonography in depicting periarticular changes in juvenile systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) and to find out whether certain tendons in juvenile SLE patients were different from those of healthy controls...
  32. ncbi request reprint Eye involvement in children with primary focal segmental glomerulosclerosis
    Fatih Ozaltin
    Unit of Nephrology, Department of Pediatrics, Hacettepe University Faculty of Medicine, Sihhiye, 06100 Ankara, Turkey
    Pediatr Nephrol 23:421-7. 2008
    ..Ophthalmologic evaluation at the time of diagnosis might be beneficial to characterize further the spectrum of this possible association...
  33. ncbi request reprint Effect of early corticosteroid therapy on development of Henoch-Schönlein nephritis
    Umut S Bayrakci
    Department of Pediatric Nephrology, Hacettepe University Faculty of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey
    J Nephrol 20:406-9. 2007
    ..The aim of this study was to determine whether corticosteroid therapy was effective in preventing Henoch-Schönlein nephritis...
  34. ncbi request reprint Childhood vasculitides in Turkey: a nationwide survey
    Seza Ozen
    Department of Pediatrics, Faculty of Medicine, Hacettepe University, 06100 Ankara, Turkey
    Clin Rheumatol 26:196-200. 2007
    ..The aims of this study were to evaluate the characteristics of childhood vasculitides and to establish the first registry in Turkey, an eastern Mediterranean country with a white population...
  35. ncbi request reprint Anti-neutrophil cytoplasmic antibodies (ANCA) in serum and bronchoalveolar lavage fluids of cystic fibrosis patients and patients with idiopathic bronchiectasis
    Nazan Cobanoglu
    Unit of Pediatric Pulmonary Diseases, Department of Pediatrics, Hacettepe University Faculty of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey
    Turk J Pediatr 52:343-7. 2010
    ..aeruginosa infection in the airways of CF and IBR patients...
  36. ncbi request reprint Takayasu arteritis in children: preliminary experience with cyclophosphamide induction and corticosteroids followed by methotrexate
    Seza Ozen
    Department of Pediatrics, Pediatric Nephrology and Rheumatology Unit, Hacettepe University Faculty of Medicine, Ankara Turkey
    J Pediatr 150:72-6. 2007
    ..To review the results of our treatment protocol in the last 7 years...
  37. ncbi request reprint Central nervous system involvement in pediatric rheumatic diseases: current concepts in treatment
    Ali Duzova
    Department of Pediatrics, Pediatric Nephrology and Rheumatology Unit, Hacettepe University Faculty of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey
    Curr Pharm Des 14:1295-301. 2008
    ..High dose steroid and cyclophosphamide (oral or intravenous) are first choice drugs in the treatment; plasmapheresis, IVIG, thalidomide, and intratechal treatment may be valuable in treatment-resistant, and serious cases...
  38. ncbi request reprint Relationship of leptin and insulin-like growth factor I to nutritional status in hemodialyzed children
    Nesrin Besbas
    Unit of Pediatric Nephrology, Hacettepe University, Ankara, Turkey
    Pediatr Nephrol 18:1255-9. 2003
    ..In conclusion, the results of this study confirm the presence of high circulating plasma leptin levels, which may be one of the many factors involved in the pathogenesis of the malnutrition in children on hemodialysis...
  39. pmc Disruption of PTPRO causes childhood-onset nephrotic syndrome
    Fatih Ozaltin
    Pediatric Nephrology Unit, Department of Pediatrics, Hacettepe University Faculty of Medicine, Sihhiye, Ankara, Turkey
    Am J Hum Genet 89:139-47. 2011
    ..The present study introduces mutations in PTPRO as another cause of autosomal-recessive nephrotic syndrome...
  40. ncbi request reprint Questions. Microscopic polyarteritis nodosa (PAN)
    Mukaddes Kalyoncu
    Department of Pediatrics, Faculty of Medicine, Hacettepe University, 06100 Ankara, Turkey
    Pediatr Nephrol 18:962-5. 2003
  41. ncbi request reprint Abnormal circadian blood pressure regulation in children born preterm
    Umut Selda Bayrakci
    Division of Pediatric Nephrology, University Hospital for Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine, Hacettepe University, Ankara, Turkey
    J Pediatr 151:399-403. 2007
    ..To assess a possible relationship between prematurity and casual blood pressure (BP) by means of 24-hour ambulatory BP monitoring (ABPM)...
  42. ncbi request reprint Low serum apolipoprotein AI levels in amyloidosis related to familial Mediterranean fever
    Ismail Islek
    Department of Pediatrics, Ondokuz Mayis University, 55139 Samsun, Turkey
    Pediatr Nephrol 18:1005-8. 2003
    ..Apo AII/AI ratio results were essentially equal in all groups ( P>0.05). It is concluded that a decreased Apo AI serum level, but not Apo AII/AI ratio, is a useful, non-invasive test for the early diagnosis of FMF-A in children...
  43. ncbi request reprint Monocyte chemoattractant protein-1 and interleukin-8 levels in children with acute poststreptococcal glomerulonephritis
    Nesrin Besbas
    Department of Pediatric Nephrology, Faculty of Medicine, Hacettepe University, 06100 Sihhiye, Ankara, Turkey
    Pediatr Nephrol 19:864-8. 2004
    ..Our results emphasize the important role of locally produced chemokines in immune-mediated glomerular injury...
  44. doi request reprint Role of CXCR1 (CKR-1) in inflammation of experimental mesangioproliferative glomerulonephritis
    Fatih Ozaltin
    Department of Pediatrics, Hacettepe University Faculty of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey
    Ren Fail 35:380-5. 2013
    ..CXCR1 may contribute to inflammation in experimental mesangioproliferative glomerulonephritis. CsA may be beneficial by inhibiting CXCR1 expression and corresponding inflammation...
  45. ncbi request reprint Effects of pentoxifylline in adriamycin-induced renal disease in rats
    Yusuf Usta
    Department of Pediatrics, Faculty of Medicine, Hacettepe University, Sihhiye 06100, Ankara, Turkey
    Pediatr Nephrol 19:840-3. 2004
    ..PTX prevented the rise of serum TNF-alpha in ADR nephropathy rats and a decrease in proteinuria, urine nitrite, and apoptosis in the renal tissue. These findings suggest a beneficial anti-inflammatory effect of PTX...
  46. ncbi request reprint Toll-like receptors 2 and 4 cell surface expression reflects endotoxin tolerance in Henoch-Schönlein purpura
    Hande Canpinar
    Department of Basic Oncology, Institute of Oncology, Hacettepe University Faculty of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey
    Turk J Pediatr 52:22-7. 2010
    ..Further studies will clarify whether tolerance to microbial antigens may have a role in the pathogenesis and course of Henoch-Schönlein purpura...
  47. ncbi request reprint Th1 polarization in familial Mediterranean fever
    Ebru Aypar
    Department of Pediatrics, Hacettepe University, 06100 Ankara, Turkey
    J Rheumatol 30:2011-3. 2003
    ..The cytokine products of Th1 and Th2, interferon-g (IFN-g) and interleukin 4 (IL-4), respectively, were analyzed by intracellular cytokine staining and FACS analysis...
  48. ncbi request reprint Cytomegalovirus-related congenital nephrotic syndrome with diffuse mesangial sclerosis
    Nesrin Besbas
    Department of Pediatric Nephrology, Faculty of Medicine, Hacettepe University, Ankara, Turkey
    Pediatr Nephrol 21:740-2. 2006
    ..No recurrence of proteinuria was observed during the follow-up period of 14 months. These finding suggested a causal relationship between congenital nephrotic syndrome and cytomegalovirus infection...
  49. ncbi request reprint Juvenile polyarteritis: results of a multicenter survey of 110 children
    Seza Ozen
    Department of Pediatrics, Hacettepe University, Ankara, Turkey
    J Pediatr 145:517-22. 2004
    ..To characterize pediatric patients who had been diagnosed with polyarteritis nodosa (PAN) through necrotizing vasculitis of the small and mid-size arteries or those with characteristic findings on angiograms data were collected...
  50. ncbi request reprint Direct adsorption of lipoproteins from whole blood by direct adsorption of lipoprotein apheresis: first experience in two hypercholesterolemic children
    Umut Selda Bayrakci
    Department of Pediatric Nephrology, Faculty of Medicine, Hacettepe University, Ankara, Turkey
    Ther Apher Dial 9:469-72. 2005
    ..Based on this short-term evaluation we think that DALI might be safe and effective in children with homozygote familial hypercholesterolemia, however further evaluation of long-term effects is needed...
  51. ncbi request reprint Ceruloplasmin levels in antineutrophil cytoplasmic antibody-positive patients
    Esra Baskin
    Department of Pediatric Nephrology, Hacettepe University, Ankara, Turkey
    Pediatr Nephrol 17:917-9. 2002
    ..The correlation between ceruloplasmin and MPO levels supports their association. Further studies are necessary to elucidate whether genetic and/or functional alterations in ceruloplasmin are effective in the pathogenesis of vasculitis...
  52. ncbi request reprint Chronic peritoneal dialysis in Turkish children: a multicenter study
    Sevcan A Bakkaloglu
    Department of Pediatric Nephrology, Gazi University School of Medicine, Besevler, 06500, Ankara, Turkey
    Pediatr Nephrol 20:644-51. 2005
    ..We conclude that we must make a great effort to achieve better results and to change these undesirable events...
  53. doi request reprint Henoch-Schonlein purpura with high factor VIII levels and deep venous thrombosis: an association or coincidence?
    Rezan Topaloglu
    Department of Pediatric Nephrology and Rheumatology, Faculty of Medicine, Hacettepe University, Ankara, Turkey
    Rheumatol Int 28:935-7. 2008
    ..Factor VIII (FVIII) and homocystein levels were found to be high. This suggests that HSP itself may lead to a prothrombotic state and increase the risk of developing thrombosis in patients who have any risk factors...
  54. doi request reprint EULAR/PRINTO/PRES criteria for Henoch-Schönlein purpura, childhood polyarteritis nodosa, childhood Wegener granulomatosis and childhood Takayasu arteritis: Ankara 2008. Part II: Final classification criteria
    Seza Ozen
    Hacettepe University Children s Hospital, Department of Pediatric Nephrology and Rheumatology, Sihhiye, Ankara 06100, Turkey
    Ann Rheum Dis 69:798-806. 2010
    ..To validate the previously proposed classification criteria for Henoch-Schönlein purpura (HSP), childhood polyarteritis nodosa (c-PAN), c-Wegener granulomatosis (c-WG) and c-Takayasu arteritis (c-TA)...
  55. ncbi request reprint An unusual cause of acute renal failure: renal lymphoma
    Fatih Ozaltin
    Nephrology Unit, Department of Pediatrics, Faculty of Medicine, Hacettepe University, Ankara, Turkey
    Pediatr Nephrol 19:912-4. 2004
    ....
  56. ncbi request reprint Neuropsychiatric involvement in juvenile systemic lupus erythematosus
    Erkan Demirkaya
    Department of Pediatrics, Faculty of Medicine, Hacettepe University, Ankara, Turkey
    Turk J Pediatr 50:126-31. 2008
    ..The neuropsychiatric disorders do not always correlate with disease activity and these children need professional psychological evaluation...
  57. ncbi request reprint Plaque psoriasis induced after Kawasaki disease
    Sibel Ergin
    Department of Dermatology, Hacettepe University Faculty of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey
    Turk J Pediatr 51:375-7. 2009
    ..Herein, a case who developed psoriasis after Kawasaki disease is presented together with the related literature...
  58. ncbi request reprint Factors playing a role in the development of decreased bone mineral density in juvenile chronic arthritis
    Reyhan Celiker
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Faculty of Medicine, Hacettepe University, 06100 Sihhiye, Ankara, Turkey
    Rheumatol Int 23:127-9. 2003
    ..The aims of this study were to evaluate bone mineral density (BMD) in patients with juvenile chronic arthritis (JCA), compare them with healthy controls, and assess the effects of disease activity and corticosteroid treatment on BMD...
  59. pmc SIX2 and BMP4 mutations associate with anomalous kidney development
    Stefanie Weber
    Pediatric Nephrology, University Children s Hospital Heidelberg, Germany
    J Am Soc Nephrol 19:891-903. 2008
    ..Defects in these proteins could affect kidney development at multiple stages, leading to the congenital anomalies observed in patients with RHD...
  60. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of WT1 mutations in a large cohort of patients with steroid-resistant and steroid-sensitive nephrotic syndrome
    Rainer G Ruf
    Departments of Pediatrics and Human Genetics, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    Kidney Int 66:564-70. 2004
    ..Sporadic mutations in the Wilms' tumor suppressor gene WT1 have been found to be present in patients with SRNS in association with Wilms' tumor (WT) and urinary or genital malformations, as well as in patients with isolated SRNS...
  61. ncbi request reprint Familial Mediterranean fever (FMF) in Turkey: results of a nationwide multicenter study
    Mehmet Tunca
    Dokuz Eylul University School of Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, Izmir, Turkey
    Medicine (Baltimore) 84:1-11. 2005
    ..To our knowledge, this is the largest series of patients with FMF reported from 1 country. We describe the features of the disease in the Turkish population and show that amyloidosis is still a substantial problem...
  62. ncbi request reprint Improving outcomes from acute kidney injury: report of an initiative
    Arvind Bagga
    Pediatr Nephrol 22:1655-8. 2007
    ..The vital role of multi-disciplinary conferences for disseminating knowledge and clarifying issues in clinical practice was recognized...
  63. ncbi request reprint Positional cloning uncovers mutations in PLCE1 responsible for a nephrotic syndrome variant that may be reversible
    Bernward Hinkes
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109, USA
    Nat Genet 38:1397-405. 2006
    ..These findings, together with the zebrafish model of human nephrotic syndrome generated by plce1 knockdown, open new inroads into pathophysiology and treatment mechanisms of nephrotic syndrome...
  64. ncbi request reprint Patients with mutations in NPHS2 (podocin) do not respond to standard steroid treatment of nephrotic syndrome
    Rainer G Ruf
    Departments of Pediatrics and Human Genetics, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    J Am Soc Nephrol 15:722-32. 2004
    ....
  65. ncbi request reprint Helicobacter pylori infection in Turkish children with familial Mediterranean fever: is it a cause of persistent inflammation?
    Fatih Ozaltin
    Clin Rheumatol 23:186-7. 2004
  66. ncbi request reprint Reno-vascular hypertension in childhood: a nationwide survey
    Aysun K Bayazit
    Department of Paediatric Nephrology, School of Medicine, Cukurova University, 01330, Balcali, Adana, Turkey
    Pediatr Nephrol 22:1327-33. 2007
    ..The importance of vasculitic disease, especially Takayasu's arteritis, should not be underestimated in children with renovascular hypertension...
  67. ncbi request reprint Mutations in Uroplakin IIIA are a rare cause of renal hypodysplasia in humans
    Eva Maria Schönfelder
    Pediatric Nephrology, University Children s Hospital, Heidelberg, Germany
    Am J Kidney Dis 47:1004-12. 2006
    ..De novo UPIIIA mutations recently were identified in 4 of 17 patients with severe bilateral renal adysplasia...
  68. ncbi request reprint Is the CD14 C159T polymorphism effective in the development of secondary amyloidosis in Familial Mediterranean fever?
    Ozlem Keskin
    Pediatric Allergy and Asthma Unit, Hacettepe University School of Medicine, Hacettepe, 06100 Ankara, Turkey
    Rheumatol Int 27:691-4. 2007
    ..The effect of the genetic variations in the endotoxin signaling pathway under different environmental conditions such as high and low endotoxin exposure remain to be determined...