Orhan Sezgin

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Affiliation: Mersin University
Country: Turkey

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Detection of point mutations on 23S rRNA of Helicobacter pylori and resistance to clarithromycin with PCR-RFLP in gastric biopsy specimens in Mersin, Turkey
    Orhan Sezgin
    Department of Gastroenterology, Mersin University School of Medicine, Mersin, Turkey
    Turk J Gastroenterol 19:163-7. 2008
  2. ncbi request reprint Bismuth-based therapies for the first step eradication of Helicobacter pylori
    Orhan Sezgin
    Department of Gastroenterology, Mersin University, School of Medicine, Mersin, Turkey
    Turk J Gastroenterol 17:90-3. 2006
  3. ncbi request reprint A pilot study evaluating sequential administration of a PPI-amoxicillin followed by a PPI-metronidazole-tetracycline in Turkey
    Orhan Sezgin
    Mersin University, School of Medicine, Department of Gastroenterology, Mersin, Turkey
    Helicobacter 12:629-32. 2007
  4. ncbi request reprint [Detection of Helicobacter pylori and antimicrobial resistance in gastric biopsy specimens]
    Umut Cağdaş
    Mersin University Faculty of Medicine, Department of Medical Microbiology, Mersin, Turkey
    Mikrobiyol Bul 46:398-409. 2012
  5. ncbi request reprint Comparison of ranitidine bismuth citrate, tetracycline and metronidazole with ranitidine bismuth citrate and azithromycin for the eradication of Helicobacter pylori in patients resistant to PPI based triple therapy
    Engin Altintas
    Department of Gastroenterology, Medical Faculty Hospital, Mersin University, Mersin, Turkey
    Turk J Gastroenterol 15:90-3. 2004
  6. ncbi request reprint Low efficacy rate of moxifloxacin-containing Helicobacter pylori eradication treatment: in an observational study in a Turkish population
    Orhan Sezgin
    Department of Gastroenterology, School of Medicine, Mersin University, Mersin, Turkey
    Helicobacter 12:518-22. 2007
  7. ncbi request reprint [Determination of hepatitis B virus genotypes in chronic hepatitis B patients in Mersin province, Turkey]
    Gurol Emekdas
    Mersin University Faculty of Medicine, Department of Medical Microbiology, Mersin, Turkey
    Mikrobiyol Bul 46:432-45. 2012
  8. doi request reprint Comparison of two different treatment protocols in Helicobacter pylori eradication
    Isilay Nadir
    Department of Gastroenterology, Sivas Numune Hospital, and Department of Gastroenterology, Cumhuriyet University, School of Medicine, Sivas, Turkey
    South Med J 104:102-5. 2011
  9. ncbi request reprint Intralesional steroid injection in benign esophageal strictures resistant to bougie dilation
    Engin Altintas
    Mersin University, School of Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology, Mersin, Turkey
    J Gastroenterol Hepatol 19:1388-91. 2004
  10. doi request reprint Ectopic opening of the common bile duct into various sites of the upper digestive tract: a case series
    Orhan Sezgin
    Gastroenterology Department, Mersin University Medical Faculty, Mersin, Turkey
    Gastrointest Endosc 72:198-203. 2010

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Publications32

  1. ncbi request reprint Detection of point mutations on 23S rRNA of Helicobacter pylori and resistance to clarithromycin with PCR-RFLP in gastric biopsy specimens in Mersin, Turkey
    Orhan Sezgin
    Department of Gastroenterology, Mersin University School of Medicine, Mersin, Turkey
    Turk J Gastroenterol 19:163-7. 2008
    ..It may be that Helicobacter pylori has become resistant to antibiotics. Therefore, we aimed to determine the rate of resistance to clarithromycin in the province of Mersin...
  2. ncbi request reprint Bismuth-based therapies for the first step eradication of Helicobacter pylori
    Orhan Sezgin
    Department of Gastroenterology, Mersin University, School of Medicine, Mersin, Turkey
    Turk J Gastroenterol 17:90-3. 2006
    ..pylori infection in Turkey. There is no effective eradication regimen for H. pylori in our country. We aimed to compare bismuth- based triple and quadruple treatments for eradication of H. pylori...
  3. ncbi request reprint A pilot study evaluating sequential administration of a PPI-amoxicillin followed by a PPI-metronidazole-tetracycline in Turkey
    Orhan Sezgin
    Mersin University, School of Medicine, Department of Gastroenterology, Mersin, Turkey
    Helicobacter 12:629-32. 2007
    ..pylori. Therefore, we aimed to confirm efficacy of a new therapy scheme in the first-line H. pylori eradication...
  4. ncbi request reprint [Detection of Helicobacter pylori and antimicrobial resistance in gastric biopsy specimens]
    Umut Cağdaş
    Mersin University Faculty of Medicine, Department of Medical Microbiology, Mersin, Turkey
    Mikrobiyol Bul 46:398-409. 2012
    ..In the case of treatment failure, culture should be performed for antibiotic susceptibility testing of the isolate...
  5. ncbi request reprint Comparison of ranitidine bismuth citrate, tetracycline and metronidazole with ranitidine bismuth citrate and azithromycin for the eradication of Helicobacter pylori in patients resistant to PPI based triple therapy
    Engin Altintas
    Department of Gastroenterology, Medical Faculty Hospital, Mersin University, Mersin, Turkey
    Turk J Gastroenterol 15:90-3. 2004
    ..We compared PPI, bismuth, tetracycline and metronidazole with ranitidine bismuth citrate, tetracycline and metronidazole in cases resistant to PPIs-based triple therapies...
  6. ncbi request reprint Low efficacy rate of moxifloxacin-containing Helicobacter pylori eradication treatment: in an observational study in a Turkish population
    Orhan Sezgin
    Department of Gastroenterology, School of Medicine, Mersin University, Mersin, Turkey
    Helicobacter 12:518-22. 2007
    ..It may be due to an increased resistance of H. pylori to antibiotics. Therefore, we aimed to investigate the effectiveness of a new second-generation fluoroquinolone, moxifloxacin-containing triple therapy in H. pylori eradication...
  7. ncbi request reprint [Determination of hepatitis B virus genotypes in chronic hepatitis B patients in Mersin province, Turkey]
    Gurol Emekdas
    Mersin University Faculty of Medicine, Department of Medical Microbiology, Mersin, Turkey
    Mikrobiyol Bul 46:432-45. 2012
    ....
  8. doi request reprint Comparison of two different treatment protocols in Helicobacter pylori eradication
    Isilay Nadir
    Department of Gastroenterology, Sivas Numune Hospital, and Department of Gastroenterology, Cumhuriyet University, School of Medicine, Sivas, Turkey
    South Med J 104:102-5. 2011
    ..The prevalence of Helicobacter pylori (H pylori) in Turkey is high and eradication rates are low. As a result, alternative treatment strategies are required...
  9. ncbi request reprint Intralesional steroid injection in benign esophageal strictures resistant to bougie dilation
    Engin Altintas
    Mersin University, School of Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology, Mersin, Turkey
    J Gastroenterol Hepatol 19:1388-91. 2004
    ..Some benign esophageal strictures are highly resistant to bougie dilation. The aim of this study was to determine whether intralesional steroid injection had additional benefit to Savary-Gilliard's bougie dilation therapy (SGBD)...
  10. doi request reprint Ectopic opening of the common bile duct into various sites of the upper digestive tract: a case series
    Orhan Sezgin
    Gastroenterology Department, Mersin University Medical Faculty, Mersin, Turkey
    Gastrointest Endosc 72:198-203. 2010
    ..Ectopic opening of the common bile duct (CBD) into the GI tract is an extremely rare congenital anomaly. The clinical implications and frequency of this anomaly are not clearly known...
  11. ncbi request reprint Effects of seasonal variations on acute upper gastrointestinal bleeding and its etiology
    Orhan Sezgin
    Department of Gastroenterology, Mersin University, School of Medicine, Mersin
    Turk J Gastroenterol 18:172-6. 2007
    ..The aim of this study was to determine the causes and risk factors of acute upper gastrointestinal bleeding, a frequently encountered medical emergency, and to determine any relation in its frequency according to month or season...
  12. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of celiac disease among dyspeptic patients: a community-based case-control study
    Engin Altintas
    Department of Gastroenterology, Mersin University, School of Medicine, Mersin, Turkey
    Turk J Gastroenterol 19:81-4. 2008
    ..To determine the relation between undiagnosed celiac disease and dyspepsia in the community...
  13. ncbi request reprint [Determination of hepatitis C virus genotype distribution in Mersin province, Turkey]
    Seda Tezcan
    Department of Medical Microbiology, Mersin University Faculty of Medicine, Mersin, Turkey
    Mikrobiyol Bul 47:332-8. 2013
    ..7% in our region. In addition, low rates of genotype 1a, 2b, 3a and 4a which were identified with low frequency in our country and newly introduced genotype 6 were also demonstrated...
  14. ncbi request reprint Maastricht II treatment scheme and efficacy of different proton pump inhibitors in eradicating Helicobacter pylori
    Engin Altintas
    Department of Gastroenterology, Mersin University, Faculty of Medicine, Turkey
    World J Gastroenterol 10:1656-8. 2004
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  15. ncbi request reprint Hepatic alveolar echinococcosis: clinical and radiologic features and endoscopic management
    Orhan Sezgin
    Division of Gastroenterology, Mersin University Medical Faculty, Mersin, Turkey
    J Clin Gastroenterol 39:160-7. 2005
    ..While benzimidazole derivatives are used for the control of disease, endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography is particularly effective in the biliary involvement, even in the late stage of disease...
  16. ncbi request reprint A case of Behçet's disease presenting with massive lower gastrointestinal bleeding
    Engin Altintas
    Department of Gastroenterology, Mersin University, School of Medicine, Mersin, Turkey
    Turk J Gastroenterol 20:57-61. 2009
    ..Here, we report a case of Behçet's disease presenting with lower gastrointestinal bleeding, mesenteric arterial thrombosis and duodenal perforation...
  17. ncbi request reprint Dydrogesterone-induced hepatitis and autoimmune hemolytic anemia
    Engin Altintas
    Division of Gastroenterology, School of Medicine, Mersin University, Mersin, Turkey
    Turk J Gastroenterol 15:49-52. 2004
    ..We describe a case of hepatitis and warm antibody hemolytic anemia due to dydrogesterone...
  18. ncbi request reprint Fasciola hepatica-induced acute pancreatitis: report of two cases and review of the literature
    Orhan Sezgin
    Department of Gastroenterology, Mersin University, School of Medicine, Mersin
    Turk J Gastroenterol 21:183-7. 2010
    ..A high index of suspicion, specific ultrasonographic findings and eosinophilia are very helpful in the diagnosis of the disease...
  19. ncbi request reprint S-adenosylhomocysteine hydrolase, S-adenosylmethionine, S-adenosylhomocysteine: correlations with ribavirin induced anemia
    Engin Altintas
    Division of Gastroenterology, School of Medicine, Mersin University, Zeytinli Bahce Cad Eski Otogar Yani, 33079 Mersin, Turkey
    Med Hypotheses 63:834-7. 2004
    ....
  20. pmc Acute upper gastrointestinal bleeding due to metastatic lung cancer: an unusual case
    Engin Altintas
    Mersin Universitesi Tip Fakultesi Hastanesi, Ic Hastaliklari A D 33079 Mersin, Turkey
    Yonsei Med J 47:276-7. 2006
    ..A 55-year-old man with known metastatic lung adenocancer exhibited epigastric pain, hematemesis, and melena. A bleeding, ulcerated gastric metastasis was found and treated with endoscopic therapy and omeprazole...
  21. ncbi request reprint Effects of terlipressin on systolic pulmonary artery pressure of patients with liver cirrhosis: an echocardiographic assessment
    Engin Altintas
    Mersin Universitesi Tip Fakultesi Hastanesi Ic Hastaliklari A D, 33079 Mersin, Turkiye
    World J Gastroenterol 10:2278-80. 2004
    ..Portopulmonary hypertension is a serious complication of chronic liver disease. Our aim was to search into the effect of terlipressin on systolic pulmonary artery pressure among cirrhotic patients...
  22. ncbi request reprint Sickle cell anemia connected with chronic intrahepatic cholestasis: a case report
    Engin Altintas
    Division of Gastroenterology, School of Medicine, Mersin University, Mersin, Turkey
    Turk J Gastroenterol 14:215-8. 2003
    ..The findings in this case suggest that therapeutic erythrocyte apheresis may benefit patients who have unusual complications of sickle cell disease, such as chronic intrahepatic cholestasis in the liver...
  23. ncbi request reprint Ectopic opening of the common bile duct into the stomach
    Orhan Sezgin
    Department of Gastroenterology, Mersin University, School of Medicine, Mersin
    Turk J Gastroenterol 21:163-7. 2010
    ....
  24. ncbi request reprint Alverine citrate plus simethicone reduces cecal intubation time in colonoscopy - a randomized study
    Engin Altintas
    Department of Gastroenterology, Mersin University, School of Medicine, Mersin, Turkey
    Turk J Gastroenterol 19:174-9. 2008
    ..The aim of this study was to determine the effects of alverine citrate plus simethicone on the cecal intubation time, colonic spasm and bowel cleanliness...
  25. ncbi request reprint Is there a relation between irritable Bowel syndrome and urinary stone disease?
    Erim Erdem
    Department of Urology, Mersin University, Faculty of Medicine, Mersin, Turkey
    Dig Dis Sci 50:605-8. 2005
    ..In the presence of gastrointestinal symptoms, a patient with a medical history of acute renal colic might be referred to a gastroenterologist...
  26. ncbi request reprint Safety of peginterferon alfa-2a (40KD) treatment in patients with chronic hepatitis B infection: an observational, multicenter, open label, non-interventional study in Turkish patients
    Nurdan Tozun
    Department of Gastroenterology, Acibadem University, Acibadem Kozyatagi Hospital, Kozyatagi, Istanbul, Turkey
    Turk J Gastroenterol 23:552-9. 2012
    ..Pegylated alfa interferon is the only immunomodulatory drug licensed for hepatitis B. We evaluated the safety and tolerability of peginterferon alfa-2a (40KD) in patients with chronic hepatitis B...
  27. ncbi request reprint Initial presentation of hepatocellular carcinoma as a subcutaneous mass on the anterior chest wall
    Engin Altintas
    Division of Gastroenterology, Mersin University, School of Medicine, Mersin, Turkey
    Dig Dis Sci 49:651-2. 2004
  28. ncbi request reprint An unusual cause for massive upper gastrointestinal bleeding in children: Dieulafoy's lesion
    Dincer Avlan
    Department of Pediatric Surgery, Mersin University, School of Medicine, Zeytinlibahce, Mersin, 33070, Turkey
    Pediatr Surg Int 21:417-8. 2005
    ..We report a case of massive upper gastrointestinal bleeding in a 3-year-old boy that originated from a Dieulafoy's lesion and was treated by epinephrine injection...
  29. ncbi request reprint Esophageal variceal ligation for acute variceal bleeding: results of three years' follow-up
    Engin Altintas
    Division of Gastroenterology, School of Medicine, Mersin University, Mersin, Turkey
    Turk J Gastroenterol 15:27-33. 2004
    ..However, the rebleeding course and long-term outcome of patients with esophageal variceal hemorrhage after ligation have been poorly defined. Therefore, we conducted a long-term follow-up study to delineate the outcome of ligation...
  30. ncbi request reprint Watermelon colon: is there an association with alcohol?
    Engin Altintas
    Department of Gastroenterology, Mersin University, School of Medicine, Mersin, Turkey
    Med Sci Monit 13:CS137-140. 2007
    ..Watermelon colon, or rectal vascular ectasia of the colon, is a very rare vascular lesion...
  31. ncbi request reprint Long-term red blood cell exchange can be used to successfully treat sickle cell intrahepatic cholestasis: a case report
    Naci Tiftik
    Department of Hematology, Mersin University Medical School, Mersin, Turkey
    J Clin Apher 19:17-9. 2004
  32. ncbi request reprint Hepatobiliary fascioliasis: clinical and radiologic features and endoscopic management
    Orhan Sezgin
    Mersin University Medical Faculty, Gastroenterology Department, Mersin, Turkey
    J Clin Gastroenterol 38:285-91. 2004
    ..The disease has 2 stages: hepatic stage and biliary stage. While several drugs are used during the hepatic stage, endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography is particularly effective in the biliary stage...