Mine Karagülle


Affiliation: Istanbul University
Country: Turkey


  1. Karagülle M, Karagülle M. Effectiveness of balneotherapy and spa therapy for the treatment of chronic low back pain: a review on latest evidence. Clin Rheumatol. 2015;34:207-14 pubmed publisher
    ..Better quality RCTs (well designed, conducted, and reported) are needed testing short- and long-term effects for relieving chronic back pain and proving broader beneficial effects. ..
  2. Karagülle M, Kardeş S, Karagülle O, Disci R, Avci A, Durak I, et al. Effect of spa therapy with saline balneotherapy on oxidant/antioxidant status in patients with rheumatoid arthritis: a single-blind randomized controlled trial. Int J Biometeorol. 2017;61:169-180 pubmed publisher
  3. Kardeş S, Karagülle M, Geçmen İ, Adıgüzel T, Yücesoy H, Karagülle M. Outpatient balneological treatment of osteoarthritis in older persons : A retrospective study. Z Gerontol Geriatr. 2018;: pubmed publisher
    ..Future randomized controlled studies are needed to confirm these results. ..
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    Karagülle M, Kardeş S, Dişçi R, Gürdal H, Karagülle M. Spa therapy for elderly: a retrospective study of 239 older patients with osteoarthritis. Int J Biometeorol. 2016;60:1481-1491 pubmed
    ..To confirm the results of this preliminary study, there is a need of a randomized controlled clinical study comparing spa therapy with usual care in the elderly population with osteoarthritis. ..
  5. Karagülle M, Kardeş S, Karagülle M. Long-term efficacy of spa therapy in patients with rheumatoid arthritis. Rheumatol Int. 2018;38:353-362 pubmed publisher
    ..Further studies with a larger sample size are needed for the confirmation of the study results. ..
  6. Karagülle M, Kardeş S, Karagülle M. Real-life effectiveness of spa therapy in rheumatic and musculoskeletal diseases: a retrospective study of 819 patients. Int J Biometeorol. 2017;61:1945-1956 pubmed publisher
    ..The study results suggest that real-life spa therapy may be effective in a variety of rheumatic and musculoskeletal diseases by improving pain and function. ..
  7. Karagülle M, Kardeş S, Disci R, Karagülle M. Spa therapy adjunct to pharmacotherapy is beneficial in rheumatoid arthritis: a crossover randomized controlled trial. Int J Biometeorol. 2018;62:195-205 pubmed publisher
    ..These beneficial effects may last for 6 months. ..