S Songul Yalcin

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Affiliation: Hacettepe University
Country: Turkey

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Changes and determinants in under-five mortality rate in Turkey since 1988
    S Songul Yalcin
    Unit of Social Pediatrics, Department of Pediatrics, Hacettepe University Faculty of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey
    Cent Eur J Public Health 21:80-7. 2013
  2. ncbi request reprint A community-based iron supplementation program, "Iron-Like Turkey", and the following prevalence of anemia among infants aged 12-23 months
    S Songul Yalcin
    Department of Pediatrics, Hacettepe University Faculty of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey
    Turk J Pediatr 55:16-28. 2013
  3. doi request reprint Synergistic action of sodium selenite and N-acetylcysteine in acetaminophen-induced liver damage
    Ss Yalçin
    Department of Pediatrics, Faculty of Medicine, Hacettepe University, Ankara, Turkey
    Hum Exp Toxicol 27:425-9. 2008
  4. ncbi request reprint Serological response to influenza vaccine after hematopoetic stem cell transplantation
    S Songul Yalcin
    Unit of Social Pediatrics, Department of Pediatrics, Faculty of Medicine, Hacettepe University, Ankara, Turkey
    Ann Hematol 89:913-8. 2010
  5. doi request reprint Why are they having infant colic? A nested case-control study
    S Songul Yalcin
    Department of Pediatrics, Hacettepe University Medical School, Ankara, Turkey
    Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol 24:584-96. 2010
  6. ncbi request reprint Antihyperlipidemic agents cause a decrease in von Willebrand factor levels in pediatric patients with familial hyperlipidemia
    S Songul Yalcin
    Hacettepe University Faculty of Medicine Department ofPediatrics, 06100, Ankara, Turkey
    J Pediatr Endocrinol Metab 23:765-71. 2010
  7. doi request reprint Validity of using pallor to detect children with mild anemia
    Kadriye Yurdakok
    Institute of Child Health, Hacettepe University, Ankara, Turkey
    Pediatr Int 50:232-4. 2008
  8. doi request reprint Relationship of lower breastfeeding score and problems in infancy
    S Songul Yalcin
    Unit of Social Pediatrics, Department of Pediatrics, Hacettepe University Faculty of Medicine, Samanpazari 06100, Ankara, Turkey
    Breastfeed Med 6:205-8. 2011
  9. doi request reprint Naturally acquired hepatitis A antibodies after haematopoetic stem cell transplantation
    S S Yalçin
    Unit of Social Paediatrics, Department of Paediatrics, Faculty of Medicine, Hacettepe University, Ankara, Turkey
    Epidemiol Infect 139:683-7. 2011
  10. doi request reprint Zinc supplementation and TNF-α levels in vaccinated cardiac patients
    S Songul Yalcin
    Unit of Social Pediatrics, Department of Pediatrics, Faculty of Medicine, Hacettepe University, Ankara, Turkey
    J Trace Elem Med Biol 25:85-90. 2011

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Publications58

  1. ncbi request reprint Changes and determinants in under-five mortality rate in Turkey since 1988
    S Songul Yalcin
    Unit of Social Pediatrics, Department of Pediatrics, Hacettepe University Faculty of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey
    Cent Eur J Public Health 21:80-7. 2013
    ..The implementation of state and region specific action plans should be necessary to increase the chance of an access to the Continuum of Care for each mother and infant and to surpass MDG4...
  2. ncbi request reprint A community-based iron supplementation program, "Iron-Like Turkey", and the following prevalence of anemia among infants aged 12-23 months
    S Songul Yalcin
    Department of Pediatrics, Hacettepe University Faculty of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey
    Turk J Pediatr 55:16-28. 2013
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  3. doi request reprint Synergistic action of sodium selenite and N-acetylcysteine in acetaminophen-induced liver damage
    Ss Yalçin
    Department of Pediatrics, Faculty of Medicine, Hacettepe University, Ankara, Turkey
    Hum Exp Toxicol 27:425-9. 2008
    ..It is concluded that protection against AAP hepatotoxicity using a combination of Se and NAC is better than that found with either agent alone...
  4. ncbi request reprint Serological response to influenza vaccine after hematopoetic stem cell transplantation
    S Songul Yalcin
    Unit of Social Pediatrics, Department of Pediatrics, Faculty of Medicine, Hacettepe University, Ankara, Turkey
    Ann Hematol 89:913-8. 2010
    ..Adverse events were reported in 19.6% (n = 9/46) of the patients. In conclusion, the patients should be vaccinated as early as possible in the influenza season, before they are exposed to the virus...
  5. doi request reprint Why are they having infant colic? A nested case-control study
    S Songul Yalcin
    Department of Pediatrics, Hacettepe University Medical School, Ankara, Turkey
    Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol 24:584-96. 2010
    ....
  6. ncbi request reprint Antihyperlipidemic agents cause a decrease in von Willebrand factor levels in pediatric patients with familial hyperlipidemia
    S Songul Yalcin
    Hacettepe University Faculty of Medicine Department ofPediatrics, 06100, Ankara, Turkey
    J Pediatr Endocrinol Metab 23:765-71. 2010
    ....
  7. doi request reprint Validity of using pallor to detect children with mild anemia
    Kadriye Yurdakok
    Institute of Child Health, Hacettepe University, Ankara, Turkey
    Pediatr Int 50:232-4. 2008
    ..The aim of the present study was to study the validity and interobserver agreement of pallor examination in recognition of anemia in children under 2 years of age...
  8. doi request reprint Relationship of lower breastfeeding score and problems in infancy
    S Songul Yalcin
    Unit of Social Pediatrics, Department of Pediatrics, Hacettepe University Faculty of Medicine, Samanpazari 06100, Ankara, Turkey
    Breastfeed Med 6:205-8. 2011
    ..Mother's breastfeeding was evaluated and scored according to the World Health Organization/UNICEF B-R-E-A-S-T Feeding Observation Form...
  9. doi request reprint Naturally acquired hepatitis A antibodies after haematopoetic stem cell transplantation
    S S Yalçin
    Unit of Social Paediatrics, Department of Paediatrics, Faculty of Medicine, Hacettepe University, Ankara, Turkey
    Epidemiol Infect 139:683-7. 2011
    ..HAV-inactivated vaccine might be recommended later to older HSCT recipients in intermediate endemic regions...
  10. doi request reprint Zinc supplementation and TNF-α levels in vaccinated cardiac patients
    S Songul Yalcin
    Unit of Social Pediatrics, Department of Pediatrics, Faculty of Medicine, Hacettepe University, Ankara, Turkey
    J Trace Elem Med Biol 25:85-90. 2011
    ..To investigate whether zinc supplementation could affect serum tumor necrosis factor-alpha (TNF-α) levels in congenital and acquired cardiac patients attending for an influenza vaccine...
  11. doi request reprint Prophylactic use of acetaminophen in children vaccinated with diphtheria-tetanus-pertussis
    S Songul Yalcin
    Department of Pediatrics, Faculty of Medicine, Hacettepe University, Ankara, Turkey
    World J Pediatr 4:127-9. 2008
    ..The present randomized non-blind trial was conducted to clarify the effect of analgesics on febrile responses of booster diphtheria-tetanus-whole cell pertussis (DTP) vaccine in 15-20 months old infants...
  12. ncbi request reprint Factors that affect television viewing time in preschool and primary schoolchildren
    Siddika Songül Yalçin
    Institute of Child Health, Department of Social Pediatrics, Faculty of Education, Hacettepe University, Ankara, Turkey
    Pediatr Int 44:622-7. 2002
    ..Excessive viewing of television (TV) has been linked to aggressive behavior, violence and childhood obesity...
  13. doi request reprint The factors that affect milk-to-serum ratio for iron during early lactation
    Siddika Songül Yalçin
    Department of Pediatrics, Faculty of Medicine, Hacettepe University, Ankara, Turkey
    J Pediatr Hematol Oncol 31:85-90. 2009
    ..Milk iron content and milk-to-serum iron ratio of iron could be regulated by active transport in cooperation with maternal iron status...
  14. ncbi request reprint Outbreak of measles in medical students and determination of immune status to measles-mumps-rubella viruses
    Songül S Yalçin
    Hacettepe University Faculty of Medicine Department of Pediatrics, Social Pediatrics Unit and Pediatric Infectious Disease Unit, Ankara and Aventis Pasteur, Istanbul, Turkey
    Int J Adolesc Med Health 18:615-22. 2006
    ..We detected the unreliable historical screening and high seroprevalence of measles, mumps and rubella in prevaccine era for mumps and rubella and, safety of MMR vaccination in medical students in Turkey...
  15. ncbi request reprint Hand washing and adolescents. A study from seven schools in Konya, Turkey
    S Songul Yalcin
    Social Pediatric Unit, Department of Child Health and Disease, Hacettepe University Faculty of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey
    Int J Adolesc Med Health 16:371-6. 2004
    ..To increase compliance, problems should be solved and lessons about hand-washing and communicable disease should be given...
  16. ncbi request reprint A hypotonic infant with tachycardia and fever of unknown origin
    S Songul Yalcin
    Hacettepe University Faculty of Medicine, Department of Child Health and Diseases, Unit of Social Pediatrics, 06100 Ankara, Turkey
    J Pediatr Health Care 21:115-6, 136-8. 2007
  17. ncbi request reprint Right-sided Duane retraction syndrome associated with multiple malformations
    S Songul Yalcin
    Department of Pediatrics, Hacettepe University, Faculty of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey
    Pediatr Int 45:577-9. 2003
  18. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of the children with beta-thalassemia in terms of their self-concept, behavioral, and parental attitudes
    Siddika Songül Yalçn
    Hacettepe University Ihsan Dogramaci Children s Hospital, Ankara, Turkey
    J Pediatr Hematol Oncol 29:523-8. 2007
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  19. doi request reprint The factors that have a role in variability for temperature
    S S Yalçin
    Department of Pediatrics, Faculty of Medicine, Hacettepe University, Ankara, Turkey
    J Trop Pediatr 56:53-9. 2010
    ..Temperature recordings from different sites might change with ambient temperature and individual characteristics of children...
  20. ncbi request reprint Efficacy of daily and weekly iron supplementation on iron status in exclusively breast-fed infants
    Kadriye Yurdakok
    Department of Social Pediatrics, Institute of Child Health, Hacettepe University, Ankara, Turkey
    J Pediatr Hematol Oncol 26:284-8. 2004
    ..In conclusion, exclusively breast-fed infants with maternal IDA appeared to be at increased risk of developing IDA...
  21. ncbi request reprint Effect of glutamine supplementation on diarrhea, interleukin-8 and secretory immunoglobulin A in children with acute diarrhea
    S Songul Yalcin
    Department of Pediatrics, Faculty of Medicine, Hacettepe University, Ankara, Turkey
    J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 38:494-501. 2004
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  22. ncbi request reprint The influence of childhood BCG vaccination on tuberculin reactivity in adults with different risk factors
    S Songul Yalcin
    Section of Social Pediatrics, Department of Child Health, Hacettepe University Faculty of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey
    Trop Doct 35:26-8. 2005
  23. ncbi request reprint Comparison of acute bloody and watery diarrhea: a case control study
    Baris Kuskonmaz
    Department of Pediatrics, Social Pediatrics Unit, Hacettepe University Faculty of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey
    Turk J Pediatr 51:133-40. 2009
    ..The use of antibiotics should be evaluated in cases with bloody diarrhea. Further studies are necessary to detect changes in the pathogens responsible for bloody diarrhea in developing and developed countries...
  24. ncbi request reprint Does maternal iron supplementation during the lactation period affect iron status of exclusively breast-fed infants?
    Ali Baykan
    Social Pediatrics Unit, Department of Pediatrics, Hacettepe University Faculty of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey
    Turk J Pediatr 48:301-7. 2006
    ..This could be due to the relatively short duration of the follow-up period. A longer follow-up period is recommended to detect the effect of the maternal iron supplementation during lactation...
  25. ncbi request reprint Mercury exposure via breast-milk in infants from a suburban area of Ankara, Turkey
    Emel Orün
    Department of Pediatrics, Fatih University Faculty of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey
    Turk J Pediatr 54:136-43. 2012
    ..The Hg levels were higher in mothers who consumed viscera than in those who did not. Turkish women can still safely breastfeed their children, but Hg contamination in breast-milk should be monitored during the lactation period...
  26. ncbi request reprint The influence of the sexual stages of adolescent boys on the circumference of the arm, muscle area and skinfold measurements
    Orhan Derman
    Adolescent Unit, Department of Pediatrics, Hacettepe University, Faculty of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey
    Int J Adolesc Med Health 14:19-26. 2002
    ..Further studies are required to detect the effect of pubertal stage on arm anthropometry in different nutritional status including obesity and malnutrition...
  27. ncbi request reprint The validity of pallor as a clinical sign of anemia in cases with beta-thalassemia
    S Songul Yalcin
    Unit of Social Pediatrics, Department of Pediatrics, Hacettepe University Faculty of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey
    Turk J Pediatr 49:408-12. 2007
    ..Conjunctival pallor was more useful than buccal and palmar pallor in cases with high ferritin levels. Further studies are necessary to detect the validity of pallor in different underlying diseases with anemia...
  28. ncbi request reprint Seasonal and gender differences in hemoglobin value in infants at 5-7 months of age
    S Songul Yalcin
    Unit of Social Pediatrics, Department of Pediatrics, Hacettepe University Faculty of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey
    Turk J Pediatr 51:572-7. 2009
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  29. ncbi request reprint Zinc and copper concentrations in breastmilk at the second month of lactation
    Emel Orün
    Department of Pediatrics, Fatih University Hospital, Hacettepe University Faculty of Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, Unit of Social Pediatrics, Samanpazari 06100, Ankara, Turkey
    Indian Pediatr 49:133-5. 2012
    ..The concentrations had no effect on anthropometric measurements of infants at two months of age...
  30. ncbi request reprint Maternal and environmental determinants of breast-milk mercury concentrations
    S Songul Yalcin
    Department of Pediatrics, Hacettepe University, Faculty of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey
    Turk J Pediatr 52:1-9. 2010
    ..Preventive strategies for mercury exposure should include management of iron deficiency anemia, cessation of smoking exposure and proper nutrition during the pregnancy period...
  31. ncbi request reprint Effect of glutamine supplementation on lymphocyte subsets in children with acute diarrhea
    S Songul Yalcin
    Unit of Social Pediatrics, Department of Pediatrics, Hacettepe University Faculty of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey
    Turk J Pediatr 52:262-6. 2010
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  32. ncbi request reprint Measles, mumps, and rubella antibody status and response to immunization in children after therapy for acute lymphoblastic leukemia
    Selin Aytac
    Hematology Unit Hacettepe University Ihsan Doğramaci Children s Hospital, Hematology Unit, Ankara, Turkey
    Pediatr Hematol Oncol 27:333-43. 2010
    ..3% for mumps and 26.3% for rubella. Seroconversion rates after measles (55%) and mumps vaccination (57.1%) were still low. However, in the available cases, relatively adequate response to rubella vaccination (92.3%) was observed...
  33. ncbi request reprint Sensitivity and specificity of bloody diarrhea in shigella gastroenteritis
    Elif N Ozmert
    Social Pediatrics Unit, Department of Pediatrics, Ihsan Dogramac, Children s Hospital, Microbiology Laboratory, Hacettepe University, Ankara, Turkey
    Turk J Pediatr 52:488-90. 2010
    ..Sensitivity of bloody diarrhea in the diagnosis of shigella gastroenteritis was low in this center. New strategies and recommendations in the management of mild nonbloody cases are needed...
  34. ncbi request reprint Risk factors for hospitalization in children with acute diarrhea: a case control study
    S Songul Yalcin
    Social Pediatrics Unit, Department of Pediatrics, Hacettepe University Faculty of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey
    Turk J Pediatr 47:339-42. 2005
    ..Multi-center studies with a large number of cases should be done to clarify the possible risk factors for hospitalization in cases with acute diarrhea...
  35. ncbi request reprint Salmonella gastroenteritis in children (clinical characteristics and antibiotic susceptibility): comparison of the years 1995-2001 and 2002-2008
    Osman Tolga Ince
    Social Pediatrics Unit, Department of Pediatrics, Hacettepe University Faculty of Medicine, Turkey
    Turk J Pediatr 54:465-73. 2012
    ..While resistance to antimicrobial agents changes constantly, it is important to keep these strains under surveillance in order to formulate policies for the rational use of antimicrobial agents...
  36. ncbi request reprint Family and infant characteristics in relation to age at walking in Turkey
    S Songul Yalcin
    Social Pediatrics Unit, Department of Pediatrics, Hacettepe University Faculty of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey
    Turk J Pediatr 54:260-8. 2012
    ..In addition, counseling programs should be given to decrease the rate of parental consanguinity...
  37. ncbi request reprint Factors associated with breastfeeding initiation time in a Baby-Friendly Hospital
    Emel Orün
    Unit of Social Pediatrics, Department of Pediatrics, Hacettepe University Faculty of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey
    Turk J Pediatr 52:10-6. 2010
    ..We concluded that the prevention of premature birth, limitation of cesarean section indication, management of maternal anemia, regular and effective pregnancy follow-up visits are important for the early initiation of breastfeeding...
  38. ncbi request reprint Pretransplant nutritional habits and clinical outcome in children undergoing hematopoietic stem cell transplant
    Betul Tavil
    Pediatric Bone Marrow Transplantation Unit, Hacettepe University Faculty of Medicine, Ihsan Dogramaci Children s Hospital, 06100 Sihhiye, Ankara, Turkey
    Exp Clin Transplant 10:55-61. 2012
    ..This study sought to investigate the effects of pretransplant nutrient content, nutritional status, and nutritional habits on the clinical outcome of children undergoing hematopoietic stem cell transplant...
  39. ncbi request reprint Problematic eating behaviour in Turkish children aged 12-72 months: characteristics of mothers and children
    Emel Orün
    Department of Pediatrics, Fatih University Hospital, Ankara, Turkey
    Cent Eur J Public Health 20:257-61. 2012
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  40. doi request reprint Breast milk lead and cadmium levels from suburban areas of Ankara
    Emel Orün
    Department of Pediatrics, Fatih University Hospital, Ankara, Turkey
    Sci Total Environ 409:2467-72. 2011
    ..Breast milk monitoring programs should be conducted that have tested considerable numbers of women over time in view of the high levels of Pb in breast milk in this study...
  41. ncbi request reprint Serum zinc levels in children with acute gastroenteritis
    Akgun Olmez
    Division of Child Neurology, Department of Pediatrics, Hacettepe University Facutly of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey
    Pediatr Int 49:314-7. 2007
    ..The aim of the present study was to determine the serum zinc levels on admission and 7-10 days after clinical recovery from acute gastroenteritis of <8 days' duration...
  42. doi request reprint Feeding on one side or both sides in a breast-feeding session
    Meda Kondolot
    Social Pediatrics Unit, Department of Pediatrics, Erciyes University Faculty of Medicine, Kayseri, Turkey
    Pediatr Int 51:817-20. 2009
    ..The aim of the present study was to examine the effects of breast-feeding method (on only one or on two sides in a single feeding session) on growth, sleep duration and sucking period, and stool frequency...
  43. ncbi request reprint Hypophosphatemia and hypouricemia in pediatric allogeneic bone marrow transplant recipients
    Duygu Uckan
    Bone Marrow Transplantation Unit, Ihsan Dogramaci Children s Hospital, Hacettepe University, Ankara, Turkey
    Pediatr Transplant 7:98-101. 2003
    ..A significant correlation (p < 0.05) between platelet engraftment and P levels was also demonstrated. HP and HU seen in pediatric patients undergoing BMT reflects a combination of pathophysiologic mechanisms...
  44. ncbi request reprint A long-lasting hypotensive reaction associated with leukocyte-filtered platelet transfusion in a post-bone marrow transplant patient with underlying severe cardiomyopathy
    Duygu Uckan
    Hematology Section, Bone Marrow Transplant Unit, Faculty of Medicine, Hacettepe University, Ankara, Turkey
    Pediatr Hematol Oncol 20:531-3. 2003
  45. ncbi request reprint Shigella antibiotic resistance in central Turkey: comparison of the years 1987-1994 and 1995-2002
    Elif N Ozmert
    Hacettepe University Institute of Child Health, Department of Social Pediatrics, Ankara, Turkey
    J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 40:359-62. 2005
    ..The epidemiology and antibiotic susceptibility of Shigella species changes over time. Updated susceptibility knowledge is necessary for appropriate empirical antibiotic treatment...
  46. ncbi request reprint Hepatitis A seroprevalence among infants aged 12 months in Ankara
    Osman Tolga Ince
    Division of Social Pediatrics, Department of Pediatrics, Hacettepe University Faculty of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey
    Turk J Pediatr 53:114-6. 2011
    ..There is no recommendation for routine hepatitis A vaccination in Turkey. However, we need more seroprevalence studies in different age groups to decide the appropriate timing/age of vaccination...
  47. ncbi request reprint Initial white blood cell kinetics for assessment of individual response to the conditioning regimen in pediatric hematopoietic stem cell transplantation patients
    Baris Kuskonmaz
    Divisions of 1Pediatric Bone Marrow Transplantation, Hacettepe University Faculty of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey
    Turk J Pediatr 56:23-30. 2014
    ..The present preliminary study suggests that WBC kinetics may be used as a measure of initial hematological response to the conditioning regimen and perhaps in determining the degree of myeloablation. ..
  48. ncbi request reprint Is a 2 : 1 ratio of standard WHO ORS to plain water effective in the treatment of moderate dehydration
    Elif Ozmert
    Department of Social Pediatrics, Hacettepe University Institute of Child Health, Ankara, Turkey
    J Trop Pediatr 49:291-4. 2003
    ..14 per cent, p = 0.2). A regimen of two parts of WHO ORS and one part of plain water may be an alternative treatment for moderately dehydrated children with non-cholera diarrhea in areas where hypotonic ORS is not yet available...
  49. ncbi request reprint Modified oral rehydration therapy in a case with cystic fibrosis
    S Songul Yalcin
    Department of Pediatrics, Hacettepe University, Faculty of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey
    Turk J Pediatr 49:102-4. 2007
    ..With this oral rehydration treatment, her purging rate decreased, and serum sodium levels improved and remained stable. In cases with impossible intravenous route, one of these modified rehydration solutions could be given...
  50. ncbi request reprint Favorable outcome with allogeneic hematopoietic stem cell transplantation in pediatric acquired aplastic anemia patients
    Sule Unal
    Department of Pediatrics, Division of Pediatric Hematology, Hacettepe University Faculty of Medicine, Sihhiye, Ankara, Turkey
    Pediatr Transplant 11:788-91. 2007
    ..This may be attributed to the dose adjusted use of ATG according to individual transfusion history and gradual tapering of CsA and cessation at least nine months after allogeneic HSCT...
  51. ncbi request reprint Effect of total attending period on infection episode rate in a child-care center
    S Songul Yalcin
    Department of Child Health and Diseases, Hacettepe University, Ankara, Turkey
    Pediatr Int 46:555-60. 2004
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  52. ncbi request reprint The effect of vitamin D3 on CD34 progenitor cells in vitamin D deficiency rickets
    Sevgi Yetgin
    Unit of Pediatric Hematology, Department of Pediatrics, Hacettepe University, Faculty of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey
    Turk J Pediatr 46:164-6. 2004
    ..Our findings may also show a relation between vitamin D3 and its metabolites to bone marrow stem cells...
  53. ncbi request reprint Effect of pacifier use on exclusive and any breastfeeding: a meta-analysis
    Erdem Karabulut
    Department of Biostatistics, Hacettepe University Faculty of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey
    Turk J Pediatr 51:35-43. 2009
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  54. ncbi request reprint The importance of the measurement of the circumference of arm, arm muscle area and skinfold thickness during puberty
    Orhan Derman
    Adolescent Unit, Department of Pediatrics, Hacettepe University, Faculty of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey
    Int J Adolesc Med Health 14:193-7. 2002
    ..This short review will try to stress the importance of the measurement of the circumference of arm, arm muscle area and skinfold thickness during puberty and adolescence...
  55. ncbi request reprint Parvovirus B19 infection associated with severe aplastic anemia in an immunocompetent patient
    Sevgi Yetgin
    Department of Pediatric Hematology, Faculty of Medicine, Hacettepe University, 06100, Ankara, Turkey
    Pediatr Hematol Oncol 21:223-6. 2004
    ..The patient underwent bone marrow transplantation from her HLA-identical sibling resulting in complete recovery. PVB19 infection should be considered as one of the causes of aplastic anemia in patients without an underlying disease...
  56. ncbi request reprint Isolated testicular and bone relapse in children with acute myeloblastic leukemia and chronic graft versus host disease after allogeneic BMT
    Inci Yildirim
    Unit of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, Hacettepe University, Faculty of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey
    Turk J Pediatr 49:206-9. 2007
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  57. ncbi request reprint Changes in hepatitis B virus serology in bone marrow transplanted children
    Serhan Küpeli
    Department of Pediatrics, Hacettepe University School of Medicine, Ihsan Dogramaci Children s Hospital, Ankara 06100, Turkey
    Pediatr Transplant 6:406-10. 2002
    ..Our findings support the notion that having an anti-HBs positive donor is important for adoptive immunity transfer and for preventing HBV replication...
  58. ncbi request reprint Parvovirus B19 infection presenting as pre-B-cell acute lymphoblastic leukemia: a transient and progressive course in two children
    Sevgi Yetgin
    Hematology Unit, Department of Pediatrics, Faculty of Medicine, Hacettepe University, Ankara, Turkey
    J Pediatr Hematol Oncol 26:689-92. 2004
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