Ahmet Ursavas

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Publications

  1. pmc Ghrelin, leptin, adiponectin, and resistin levels in sleep apnea syndrome: Role of obesity
    Ahmet Ursavas
    Department of Pulmonary Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Uludag, Bursa, Turkey
    Ann Thorac Med 5:161-5. 2010
  2. pmc Association between self reported snoring, STOP questionnaire and postoperative pulmonary complications in patients submitted to ortophaedic surgery
    Ahmet Ursavas
    Pulmonary Medicine Department, School of Medicine, University of Uludag, Bursa, Turkey
    Multidiscip Respir Med 8:3. 2013
  3. pmc Can clinical factors be determinants of bone metastases in non-small cell lung cancer?
    Ahmet Ursavas
    Department of Pulmonary Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Uludag, Bursa, Turkey
    Ann Thorac Med 2:9-13. 2007
  4. doi request reprint Immune thrombocytopenia associated with pulmonary tuberculosis
    Ahmet Ursavas
    Department of Pulmonary Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Uludag, Bursa, Turkey
    J Infect Chemother 16:42-4. 2010
  5. ncbi request reprint Sleep breathing disorders in pregnancy
    Ahmet Ursavas
    Department of Chest Diseases, Faculty of Medicine, Uludag University, Bursa, Turkey
    Tuberk Toraks 57:237-43. 2009
  6. ncbi request reprint Upregulating substance P levels to treat obstructive sleep apnea
    Ahmet Ursavas
    Uludag Universitesi Tip Fakultesi, Gogüs Hastaliklari ve Tüberküloz AD 16059 Görükle, Bursa, Turkey
    Expert Opin Ther Targets 12:583-8. 2008
  7. doi request reprint Low-grade urinary albumin excretion in normotensive/non-diabetic obstructive sleep apnea patients
    Ahmet Ursavas
    Department of Pulmonary Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Uludag, Bursa, Turkey
    Sleep Breath 12:217-22. 2008
  8. doi request reprint Association between serum neopterin, obesity and daytime sleepiness in patients with obstructive sleep apnea
    Ahmet Ursavas
    Pulmonary Medicine Department, School of Medicine, University of Uludag, Bursa, Turkey
    Respir Med 102:1193-7. 2008
  9. ncbi request reprint Relief from sleep apnea after radiation and chemotherapy
    Ahmet Ursavas
    Department of Pulmonary Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Uludag, Bursa, Turkey
    Clin Lung Cancer 8:502-3. 2007
  10. ncbi request reprint Self-reported snoring, maternal obesity and neck circumference as risk factors for pregnancy-induced hypertension and preeclampsia
    Ahmet Ursavas
    Department of Pulmonary Medicine, University of Uludag School of Medicine, Bursa, Turkey
    Respiration 76:33-9. 2008

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  1. pmc Ghrelin, leptin, adiponectin, and resistin levels in sleep apnea syndrome: Role of obesity
    Ahmet Ursavas
    Department of Pulmonary Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Uludag, Bursa, Turkey
    Ann Thorac Med 5:161-5. 2010
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate the relationship among plasma leptin, ghrelin, adiponectin, resistin levels, and obstructive sleep apnea syndrome (OSAS)...
  2. pmc Association between self reported snoring, STOP questionnaire and postoperative pulmonary complications in patients submitted to ortophaedic surgery
    Ahmet Ursavas
    Pulmonary Medicine Department, School of Medicine, University of Uludag, Bursa, Turkey
    Multidiscip Respir Med 8:3. 2013
    ..Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) may increase perioperative complications. The aim of this study was to determine the relationship among postoperative pulmonary complication, snoring and STOP questionnaire in patients with ortophaedic surgery...
  3. pmc Can clinical factors be determinants of bone metastases in non-small cell lung cancer?
    Ahmet Ursavas
    Department of Pulmonary Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Uludag, Bursa, Turkey
    Ann Thorac Med 2:9-13. 2007
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate the correlations among symptoms, laboratory findings of bone metastasis and whole body bone scanning (WBBS) and the frequency of occurrence of bone metastases..
  4. doi request reprint Immune thrombocytopenia associated with pulmonary tuberculosis
    Ahmet Ursavas
    Department of Pulmonary Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Uludag, Bursa, Turkey
    J Infect Chemother 16:42-4. 2010
    ..Antituberculosis therapy was started, together with prednisolone, 0.5 mg/kg per day, from the day of admission. He was treated successfully with the steroid and antituberculous drugs...
  5. ncbi request reprint Sleep breathing disorders in pregnancy
    Ahmet Ursavas
    Department of Chest Diseases, Faculty of Medicine, Uludag University, Bursa, Turkey
    Tuberk Toraks 57:237-43. 2009
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  6. ncbi request reprint Upregulating substance P levels to treat obstructive sleep apnea
    Ahmet Ursavas
    Uludag Universitesi Tip Fakultesi, Gogüs Hastaliklari ve Tüberküloz AD 16059 Görükle, Bursa, Turkey
    Expert Opin Ther Targets 12:583-8. 2008
    ..Substance P levels are found to be significantly lowered in patients with OSAS...
  7. doi request reprint Low-grade urinary albumin excretion in normotensive/non-diabetic obstructive sleep apnea patients
    Ahmet Ursavas
    Department of Pulmonary Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Uludag, Bursa, Turkey
    Sleep Breath 12:217-22. 2008
    ..Low-grade UAE may be a marker for subclinical vascular damage that predisposes OSAS patients to future cardiovascular disease...
  8. doi request reprint Association between serum neopterin, obesity and daytime sleepiness in patients with obstructive sleep apnea
    Ahmet Ursavas
    Pulmonary Medicine Department, School of Medicine, University of Uludag, Bursa, Turkey
    Respir Med 102:1193-7. 2008
    ..Neopterin (NP) is a monocyte/macrophage activation marker produced by macrophages in response to interferon-gamma secreted by activated T-lymphocytes. This study examines the association between NP, obesity and OSA...
  9. ncbi request reprint Relief from sleep apnea after radiation and chemotherapy
    Ahmet Ursavas
    Department of Pulmonary Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Uludag, Bursa, Turkey
    Clin Lung Cancer 8:502-3. 2007
    ..6 per hour. In conclusion, there is a relationship between obstructive sleep apnea and SVCS...
  10. ncbi request reprint Self-reported snoring, maternal obesity and neck circumference as risk factors for pregnancy-induced hypertension and preeclampsia
    Ahmet Ursavas
    Department of Pulmonary Medicine, University of Uludag School of Medicine, Bursa, Turkey
    Respiration 76:33-9. 2008
    ..It is possible that occult disordered breathing during sleep may be a risk factor for the development of pregnancy-induced hypertension (PIH) and preeclampsia...
  11. ncbi request reprint Low level of IGF-1 in obesity may be related to obstructive sleep apnea syndrome
    Ahmet Ursavas
    Department of Pulmonary Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Uludag, Bursa, Turkey
    Lung 185:309-14. 2007
    ..Our findings demonstrated that there was a significant negative correlation between IGF-1 and Ln AHI and that OSAS reduced the circulating levels of IGF-1...
  12. ncbi request reprint Breast and osteoarticular tuberculosis in a male patient
    Ahmet Ursavas
    Department of Pulmonary Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Uludag, Bursa, Turkey
    Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis 58:477-9. 2007
    ..Histopathologic examination revealed caseous granulomatous infection in the right hip synovial tissue. He was treated successfully with only antituberculous drugs...
  13. ncbi request reprint Relationship between serum substance P levels and daytime sleepiness in obstructive sleep apnea syndrome
    Ahmet Ursavas
    Department of Pulmonary Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Uludag, 16059 Gorukle Bursa, Turkey
    Chest 131:1400-5. 2007
    ..We hypothesized that intermittent hypoxia might influence serum substance P levels, and that this effect might in turn contribute in excessive daytime sleepiness (EDS) in patients with obstructive sleep apnea syndrome (OSAS)...
  14. ncbi request reprint Circulating ICAM-1 and VCAM-1 levels in patients with obstructive sleep apnea syndrome
    Ahmet Ursavas
    Department of Pulmonary Medicine and Tuberculosis, Immunology Unit, Medical Faculty, Uludag University, Bursa, Turkey
    Respiration 74:525-32. 2007
    ..Obstructive sleep apnea syndrome (OSAS)-induced hypoxic stress modulates circulating inflammatory mediators causing accelerated atherogenesis...
  15. ncbi request reprint [Homocysteine levels in patients with obstructive sleep apnea syndrome]
    Zekiye Yavuz
    Department of Chest Diseases, Faculty of Medicine, Uludag University, Bursa, Turkey
    Tuberk Toraks 56:37-42. 2008
    ..We conclude that homocysteine may be an important factor for development of cardiovascular disease in patients with OSAS...
  16. ncbi request reprint [The evaluation to relationship between serum vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF) level, metastases and other tumor markers in patients with lung cancer]
    Dursun Ali Sağlam
    Department of Chest Diseases, Faculty of Medicine, Uludag University, Bursa, Turkey
    Tuberk Toraks 56:50-5. 2008
    ..In addition, there were no correlation between serum VEGF level and other tumor markers (NSE, CYFRA 21-1, CEA, CA125, LDH)...
  17. ncbi request reprint The reliability of SleepStrip as a screening test in obstructive sleep apnea syndrome
    Omer Afsin Ozmen
    Departments of Otorhinolaryngology, Medicine Faculty of Uludag University, Bursa, Turkey
    Kulak Burun Bogaz Ihtis Derg 21:15-9. 2011
    ..This study aims to assess the reliability of SleepStrip as a screening test in obstructive sleep apnea syndrome (OSAS)...
  18. ncbi request reprint Primary pulmonary amyloidosis associated with multiple myeloma
    Ercument Ege
    Department of Chest Disease, Faculty of Medicine, Uludag University, Bursa, Turkey
    Tuberk Toraks 54:65-70. 2006
    ..We report herein a case with multiple myeloma presenting diffuse interstitial infiltration, in which pulmonary AL type amyloidosis was diagnosed through transbronchial lung biopsy...
  19. doi request reprint The efficacy of nasal surgery in obstructive sleep apnea syndrome: a prospective clinical study
    Mansur Sufioğlu
    Department of Otolaryngology, Uludag University Medical School, Bursa, Turkey
    Eur Arch Otorhinolaryngol 269:487-94. 2012
    ..062). Nasal pathologies should be treated in all patients with OSAS, particularly those undergoing CPAP treatment. However, patients should be counseled that favorable results might not be achieved after nasal surgery...
  20. ncbi request reprint An analysis of patients diagnosed with pulmonary embolism in terms of clinical and meteorological data
    Ilker Ercan
    Department of Biostatistics, Uludag University Medical School, Gorukle 16059, Bursa, Turkey
    Saudi Med J 27:555-7. 2006
  21. doi request reprint sFas levels increase in response to cisplatin-based chemotherapy in lung cancer patients
    Engin Ulukaya
    Medical Biochemistry Department, Medical School of Uludag University, Bursa, Turkey
    Cell Biochem Funct 28:565-70. 2010
    ..However, cisplatin-based chemotherapy may not be effective via neither the Fas/FasL system nor survivin pathway. Indeed, larger sample size is required for further evaluation...
  22. doi request reprint Comparative evaluation of galactomannan optical density indices and culture results in bronchoscopic specimens obtained from neutropenic and non-neutropenic patients
    Harun Agca
    Department of Medical Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine, Uludag University, Bursa, Turkey
    Mycoses 57:169-75. 2014
    ..We suggest that the Aspergillus galactomannan test, which uses bronchoscopic material, leads to an earlier diagnosis and if the OD index is found ≥1, fungal growth can be expected. ..
  23. doi request reprint Fatal breakthrough infection with Fusarium andiyazi: new multi-resistant aetiological agent cross-reacting with Aspergillus galactomannan enzyme immunoassay
    Nesrin Kebabcı
    Faculty of Medicine, Department of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, Uludag University, Bursa, Turkey
    Mycoses 57:249-55. 2014
    ..A detailed morphological study confirmed the identification of F. andiyazi, which had previously only been reported as a plant pathogen affecting various food crops. ..
  24. ncbi request reprint An unusual way of tracheal stoma cleaning could end up with foreign body aspiration in a laryngectomized patient
    Esra Uzaslan
    Department of Chest Diseases, Faculty of Medicine, Uludag University, Bursa, Turkey
    Tuberk Toraks 53:62-5. 2005
    ..This case suggests that the physicians and otolaryngologists should educate their laryngectomized patients about stomal care and discuss any potential life-threatening situation they might encounter...
  25. pmc Relationship between disease severity and D-dimer levels measured with two different methods in pulmonary embolism patients
    Funda Coskun
    Pulmonology Department, School of Medicine, Uludag University, Bursa, Turkey
    Multidiscip Respir Med 5:168-72. 2010
    ..Pulmonary embolism patients whose D-dimer levels are higher (especially higher than 6.6 mg/L) should be considered as possibly having massive embolism. Diagnostic procedures and management can be planned according to this finding...
  26. doi request reprint Pulmonary alveolar microlithiasis in a textile worker
    Elif Ulker Akyildiz
    Department of Pathology, Uludag University School of Medicine, Bursa, Turkey
    Ann Thorac Surg 88:e22-4. 2009
    ..Pulmonary alveolar microlithiasis most frequently appears in Turkey, followed by Italy. We present the case of a 29-year-old female textile worker found to have widespread micronodules after a routine pulmonary roentgenogram...
  27. ncbi request reprint The involvement of IL-10, IL-6, IFN-gamma, TNF-alpha and TGF-beta gene polymorphisms among Turkish lung cancer patients
    Mukaddes Colakogullari
    Biochemistry Department, Faculty of Medicine, Uludag University, Bursa, Turkey
    Cell Biochem Funct 26:283-90. 2008
    ..014). These results suggest that IL-10, TNF-alpha and TGF-beta1 gene polymorphisms may affect host susceptibility to lung cancer and the outcome of the patients...
  28. ncbi request reprint [The Pneumocystis jirovecii colonization in bronchoalveolar lavage (BAL) and bronchial washing and the comparison of methods which are used in diagnosis]
    Ahmet Ozmen
    Department of Chest Diseases, Faculty of Medicine, Uludag University, Bursa, Turkey
    Tuberk Toraks 61:303-11. 2013
    ..Which belong to the patients in the clinics, and out patient clinic of the bronchoscopy material were evaluated...
  29. doi request reprint Obstructive sleep apnea causes oxidative damage to plasma lipids and proteins and decreases adiponectin levels
    Ebru Vatansever
    Department of Biochemistry, Uludag University, Bursa, Turkey
    Sleep Breath 15:275-82. 2011
    ....
  30. doi request reprint Continuous positive airway pressure therapy improves arterial elasticity in patients with obstructive sleep apnea
    Salih Eryilmaz
    Department of Cardiology, Uludag University Medical School, Bursa, Turkey
    Respir Med 104:1571-6. 2010
    ..The aim of our study was to investigate whether continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) therapy may improve arterial elasticity in subjects with OSA...
  31. pmc Invasive pulmonary aspergillosis: role of early diagnosis and surgical treatment in patients with acute leukemia
    Ridvan Ali
    Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Hematology, Uludag University School of Medicine, Bursa, Turkey
    Ann Clin Microbiol Antimicrob 5:17. 2006
    ..However, prompt and effective treatment of IPA is crucial because most patients will need subsequent chemotherapy for underlying hematologic disease as soon as possible...