Mustafa Yildiz

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Publications

  1. pmc Arterial distensibility in chronic inflammatory rheumatic disorders
    Mustafa Yildiz
    Department of Cardiology, Kartal Kosuyolu Yuksek Ihtisas Educational and Research Hospital Kosuyolu Heart Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey
    Open Cardiovasc Med J 4:83-8. 2010
  2. doi request reprint Acute effects of cardiac resynchronization therapy on arterial distensibility and serum norepinephrine levels in advanced heart failure
    Mustafa Yildiz
    Internal Medicine Specialist and Physiologist, Bayar Cad Gülbahar Sok Emniyet Sitesi D6, Kozyatagi, Istanbul
    Cardiol J 20:304-9. 2013
  3. doi request reprint The effects of serum potassium and magnesium levels in a patient with Gitelman's syndrome on the timing of ventricular wall motion and the pattern of ventricular strain and torsion
    Mustafa Yildiz
    Department of Cardiology, Kartal Kosuyolu Yuksek Ihtisas Educational and Research Hospital, IIstanbul, Turkey
    Echocardiography 30:E47-50. 2013
  4. doi request reprint Effectiveness of low-dose prolonged infusion of tissue plasminogen activator in a nonagenarian patient with acute pulmonary embolism and main pulmonary artery thrombus
    Mustafa Yildiz
    Department of Cardiology, Kartal Kosuyolu Yuksek Ihtisas Educational and Research Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey
    Blood Coagul Fibrinolysis 24:95-6. 2013
  5. ncbi request reprint Impairment of arterial distensibility in premenopausal women with systemic lupus erythematosus
    Mustafa Yildiz
    Cardiology and Internal Medicine Plc, Educational, Training and Research Centre, Sakarya University School of Health, Bayar Cad, Gülbahar Sok, Emniyet Sitesi No 11 A Blok A Kapisi Daire 6, Kozyatag i, Istanbul, Turkey
    Kardiol Pol 66:1194-9; discussion 1200-1. 2008
  6. ncbi request reprint Assessment of arterial distensibility in patients with cardiac syndrome X
    Mustafa Yildiz
    Department of Cardiology, School of Medicine, Trakya University, Edirne, Turkey
    Angiology 58:458-62. 2007
  7. ncbi request reprint Increased pulse wave velocity and shortened pulse wave propagation time in young patients with rheumatoid arthritis
    Mustafa Yildiz
    Department of Cardiology, School of Medicine, Baskent University, Konya, Turkey
    Can J Cardiol 20:1097-100. 2004
  8. doi request reprint Assessment of resting electrocardiogram, P wave dispersion and duration in different genders applying for registration to the School of Physical Education and Sports - results of a single centre Turkish Trial with 2093 healthy subjects
    Mustafa Yildiz
    Department of Cardiology, Kartal Kosuyolu Yuksek Ihtisas Educational and Research Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey
    Cardiol Young 21:545-50. 2011
  9. ncbi request reprint Arterial distensibility in Wegener's granulomatosis: a carotid-femoral pulse wave velocity study
    Mustafa Yildiz
    Sakarya University School of Health, Sakarya, and Department of Internal Medicine, Dr Lütfi Kirdar Kartal Educational and Research Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey
    Anadolu Kardiyol Derg 7:281-5. 2007
  10. doi request reprint Assessment of P-wave dispersion on 12-lead electrocardiography in students who exercise regularly
    Mustafa Yildiz
    Sakarya University School of Health, Sakarya, Turkey
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 31:580-3. 2008

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Publications89

  1. pmc Arterial distensibility in chronic inflammatory rheumatic disorders
    Mustafa Yildiz
    Department of Cardiology, Kartal Kosuyolu Yuksek Ihtisas Educational and Research Hospital Kosuyolu Heart Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey
    Open Cardiovasc Med J 4:83-8. 2010
    ..In this review, the issue of arterial stiffness in RA, SLE, as well as WG, psoriasis, FMF, BD, sarcoidosis, systemic sclerosis (SS) and Takayasu's arteritis (TA) is overviewed...
  2. doi request reprint Acute effects of cardiac resynchronization therapy on arterial distensibility and serum norepinephrine levels in advanced heart failure
    Mustafa Yildiz
    Internal Medicine Specialist and Physiologist, Bayar Cad Gülbahar Sok Emniyet Sitesi D6, Kozyatagi, Istanbul
    Cardiol J 20:304-9. 2013
    ....
  3. doi request reprint The effects of serum potassium and magnesium levels in a patient with Gitelman's syndrome on the timing of ventricular wall motion and the pattern of ventricular strain and torsion
    Mustafa Yildiz
    Department of Cardiology, Kartal Kosuyolu Yuksek Ihtisas Educational and Research Hospital, IIstanbul, Turkey
    Echocardiography 30:E47-50. 2013
    ..However, decreased left ventricular apical 4-chamber peak systolic longitudinal strain, left ventricle global peak systolic strain, and global torsion values increased after potassium chloride and magnesium replacement therapy...
  4. doi request reprint Effectiveness of low-dose prolonged infusion of tissue plasminogen activator in a nonagenarian patient with acute pulmonary embolism and main pulmonary artery thrombus
    Mustafa Yildiz
    Department of Cardiology, Kartal Kosuyolu Yuksek Ihtisas Educational and Research Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey
    Blood Coagul Fibrinolysis 24:95-6. 2013
    ....
  5. ncbi request reprint Impairment of arterial distensibility in premenopausal women with systemic lupus erythematosus
    Mustafa Yildiz
    Cardiology and Internal Medicine Plc, Educational, Training and Research Centre, Sakarya University School of Health, Bayar Cad, Gülbahar Sok, Emniyet Sitesi No 11 A Blok A Kapisi Daire 6, Kozyatag i, Istanbul, Turkey
    Kardiol Pol 66:1194-9; discussion 1200-1. 2008
    ..Pulse wave velocity (PWV) is an index of arterial stiffness and a marker of cardiovascular events. This study aimed to investigate arterial distensibility using carotid-femoral (aortic) PWV measurements in premenopausal women with SLE...
  6. ncbi request reprint Assessment of arterial distensibility in patients with cardiac syndrome X
    Mustafa Yildiz
    Department of Cardiology, School of Medicine, Trakya University, Edirne, Turkey
    Angiology 58:458-62. 2007
    ..Measurements of carotid-femoral pulse wave velocity may provide a simple and noninvasive technique to identify patients at increased risk of vascular disease...
  7. ncbi request reprint Increased pulse wave velocity and shortened pulse wave propagation time in young patients with rheumatoid arthritis
    Mustafa Yildiz
    Department of Cardiology, School of Medicine, Baskent University, Konya, Turkey
    Can J Cardiol 20:1097-100. 2004
    ..Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is a systemic immune and inflammatory disease associated with excess cardiovascular morbidity and mortality. Pulse wave velocity (PWV) is an index of arterial stiffness and a marker of cardiovascular events...
  8. doi request reprint Assessment of resting electrocardiogram, P wave dispersion and duration in different genders applying for registration to the School of Physical Education and Sports - results of a single centre Turkish Trial with 2093 healthy subjects
    Mustafa Yildiz
    Department of Cardiology, Kartal Kosuyolu Yuksek Ihtisas Educational and Research Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey
    Cardiol Young 21:545-50. 2011
    ..The primary end point of this study was to investigate P wave dispersion, and P wave durations and related factors in different genders applying for registration to the School of Physical Education and Sports...
  9. ncbi request reprint Arterial distensibility in Wegener's granulomatosis: a carotid-femoral pulse wave velocity study
    Mustafa Yildiz
    Sakarya University School of Health, Sakarya, and Department of Internal Medicine, Dr Lütfi Kirdar Kartal Educational and Research Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey
    Anadolu Kardiyol Derg 7:281-5. 2007
    ..The purpose of this study was to test the hypothesis; that chronic inflammation may impair vascular function and lead to an increase of arterial pulse wave velocity (PWV) in patients with Wegener's granulomatosis (WG)...
  10. doi request reprint Assessment of P-wave dispersion on 12-lead electrocardiography in students who exercise regularly
    Mustafa Yildiz
    Sakarya University School of Health, Sakarya, Turkey
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 31:580-3. 2008
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate P-wave dispersion in students who apply for registration to School of Physical Education and Sports...
  11. ncbi request reprint The value of real-time three-dimensional transesophageal echocardiography in the assessment of paravalvular leak origin following prosthetic mitral valve replacement
    Mustafa Yildiz
    Department of Cardiology, Kartal Kosuyolu Heart and Research Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey
    Turk Kardiyol Dern Ars 37:371-7. 2009
    ..In this study, we investigated the role of real-time three-dimensional transesophageal echocardiography (RT-3D TEE) in detecting the origin and size of PVL occurring after prosthetic MVR...
  12. pmc The carotid-femoral (aortic) pulse wave velocity as a marker of arterial stiffness in familial Mediterranean fever
    Mustafa Yildiz
    Sakarya University School of Health, Sakarya, Turkey
    Can J Cardiol 22:1127-31. 2006
    ..The purpose of the present study was to test the hypothesis that chronic inflammation impairs vascular function and leads to an arterial pulse wave velocity (PWV) increase in patients with familial Mediterranean fever (FMF)...
  13. doi request reprint Assessment of the effects of physiological release of melatonin on arterial distensibility and blood pressure
    Mustafa Yildiz
    Department of Cardiology, Kartal Kosuyolu Yuksek Ihtisas Educational and Research Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey
    Cardiol Young 19:198-203. 2009
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  14. doi request reprint Assessment of low-density lipoprotein oxidation, paraoxonase activity, and arterial distensibility in epileptic children who were treated with anti-epileptic drugs
    Mustafa Yildiz
    Department of Physiology, Istanbul University, Turkey
    Cardiol Young 20:547-54. 2010
    ..The association with carotid-femoral pulse wave velocity and current biochemical parameters had been searched for assessing the effects of anti-epileptic drugs on the vascular system...
  15. doi request reprint Real-time three-dimensional transesophageal echocardiography in the assessment of mechanical prosthetic mitral valve ring thrombosis
    Mehmet Ozkan
    Department of Cardiology, Kosuyolu Kartal Heart Training and Research Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey
    Am J Cardiol 112:977-83. 2013
    ..Thrombosis was confirmed surgically and histopathologically in 12 patients (7%). In conclusion, real-time 3D TEE can detect prosthetic mitral ring thrombosis that could be missed on 2D TEE and cause thromboembolic events. ..
  16. doi request reprint Comparison of different TEE-guided thrombolytic regimens for prosthetic valve thrombosis: the TROIA trial
    Mehmet Ozkan
    Department of Cardiology, Kosuyolu Kartal Heart Training and Research Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey
    JACC Cardiovasc Imaging 6:206-16. 2013
    ..The aim of this prospective study was to identify the most effective and safest regimen among different thrombolytic treatment strategies...
  17. doi request reprint Thrombolytic therapy for the treatment of prosthetic heart valve thrombosis in pregnancy with low-dose, slow infusion of tissue-type plasminogen activator
    Mehmet Ozkan
    Department of Cardiology, Kosuyolu Kartal Heart Training and Research Hospital, Denizer Caddesi, Cevizli Kavsagı, No 2, 34846, Istanbul, Turkey
    Circulation 128:532-40. 2013
    ..The aim of this study is to evaluate the safety and efficacy of low-dose (25 mg), slow infusion (6 hours) of tissue-type plasminogen activator for the treatment of prosthetic valve thrombosis in pregnant women...
  18. doi request reprint Acute ST-elevation inferior myocardial infarction in a patient with a non-obstructive mechanical mitral valve thrombosis
    Ahmet Cagri Aykan
    Department of Cardiology, Kosuyolu Kartal Heart Training and Educational Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey
    Cardiovasc J Afr 23:e7-8. 2012
    ..It presented as coronary embolism and resulted in acute ST-elevation inferior myocardial infarction...
  19. doi request reprint Effect of levosimendan and predictors of recovery in patients with peripartum cardiomyopathy, a randomized clinical trial
    Murat Biteker
    Department of Cardiology, Haydarpasa Numune Education and Research Hospital, Bankalar Caddesi, Horoz Apt, 4 5, Cevizli Kartal, Istanbul, Turkey
    Clin Res Cardiol 100:571-7. 2011
    ..The authors sought to evaluate the effect of levosimendan therapy and to determine the predictors of clinical outcome in patients with PPCM...
  20. ncbi request reprint Right ventricular function in patients with acute anterior myocardial infarction: tissue Doppler echocardiographic approach
    Osman Akdemir
    Trakya University, School of Medicine, Cardiology Department, Edirne, Turkey
    Acta Cardiol 57:399-405. 2002
    ..Our purpose was to investigate the right ventricular (RV) performance of patients with a first acute anterior myocardial infarction (AAMI) by using pulsed wave Doppler tissue (PWDT) samplings of tricuspid annulus and RV free wall...
  21. ncbi request reprint Arterial distensibility as determined by carotid-femoral pulse wave velocity in patients with Behçet's disease
    Turhan Kurum
    Department of Cardiology, School of Medicine, Trakya University, Edirne, Turkey
    Clin Rheumatol 24:134-8. 2005
    ..05). The carotid-femoral PWV, an index of arterial stiffness and a marker of atherosclerosis, is not increased in patients with BD compared with control subjects...
  22. doi request reprint Allergic myocardial infarction in childhood: Kounis syndrome
    Murat Biteker
    Cardiology Department, Kosuyolu Heart and Research Hospital, Cevizli, Kartal, Istanbul, Turkey
    Eur J Pediatr 169:27-9. 2010
    ..Kounis Syndrome was first described by Kounis as "allergic angina syndrome" progressing to "allergic myocardial infarction". This report describes the first children in the literature presented with Kounis syndrome...
  23. ncbi request reprint P-wave dispersion and P-wave duration in children with stable asthma bronchiale
    Oya Yucel
    Department of Pediatrics, Sakarya University, Sakarya, Turkey
    Anadolu Kardiyol Derg 9:118-22. 2009
    ..P-wave dispersion is associated with inhomogeneous and discontinuous propagation of sinus impulses. The aim of this present study was to investigate the impact of P-wave dispersion in children with stable asthma...
  24. ncbi request reprint Specific tissue Doppler predictors of preserved systolic and diastolic left ventricular function after an acute anterior myocardial infarction
    Osman Akdemir
    Department of Cardiology, School of Medicine, Trakya University, Edime, Turkey
    Jpn Heart J 44:347-55. 2003
    ..The parameters derived from TDE profiles of inferior and anterior mitral annulus comers provide valuable information to predict preserved global left ventricular function during the early period of AAMI...
  25. ncbi request reprint Aortic properties and atrial electrophysiology in the young and old football players
    Hakan Hasdemir
    Department of Cardiology, Dr Siyami Ersek Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery Training and Research Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey
    Rev Assoc Med Bras 57:280-5. 2011
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  26. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of the effect of trimetazidine on Tc-99m methoxyisobutyl isonitrile gated scintigraphy in patients with coronary artery ectasia
    Berna Okudan
    Department of Nuclear Medicine, School of Medicine, Suleyman Demirel University, Istanbul, Turkey
    Saudi Med J 26:1573-8. 2005
    ..The aim of this study is to evaluate the effect of trimetazidine (TMZ) on ischemic left ventricular function by rest-stress Tc-99m methoxyisobutyl isonitrile (Tc-99m MIBI) myocardial scintigraphy in symptomatic patients with CAE...
  27. ncbi request reprint Successful treatment of renal artery thromboembolism with low-dose prolonged infusion of tissue-typed plasminogen activator in a patient with mitral mechanical heart valve thrombosis under the guidance of multimodality imaging
    Ahmet C Aykan
    Department of Cardiology, Ahi Evren Chest and Cardiovascular Surgery Education and Research Hospital, Trabzon, Turkey
    Blood Coagul Fibrinolysis 23:663-5. 2012
    ..This case has demonstrated that low-dose prolonged infusion of tissue-typed plasminogen activator may be effective and well tolerated in the treatment of renal embolism...
  28. doi request reprint Multimodality imaging of the mitral paravalvular abscess cavity with left ventriculo-atrial fistula
    Mustafa Ozan Gürsoy
    Department of Cardiology, Kosuyolu Kartal Heart Training and Research Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey
    Heart Lung Circ 21:284-6. 2012
    ..This is the first case in the literature of a mechanical prosthetic mitral valve complicated by a left ventriculo-atrial fistula formation in a healed abscess cavity that is demonstrated with RT-3D TEE, cardiac MRI and MSCT...
  29. doi request reprint Evaluation of pulse wave velocity in systemic lupus erythematosus, rheumatoid arthritis and Behçet's disease
    Gonenc Kocabay
    Kartal Kosuyolu Heart and Education Hospital, Department of Cardiology, Cevizli, Kartal, Istanbul 34846, Turkey
    J Cardiol 59:72-7. 2012
    ..Pulse wave velocity is inversely proportional to arterial dilatation capacity. Decreased dilatation capacity leads to a reduction in arterial blood pressure and flow dynamics and impairment in coronary perfusion...
  30. doi request reprint Diagnosis of the prosthetic heart valve pannus formation with real-time three-dimensional transoesophageal echocardiography
    Mehmet Ozkan
    Department of Cardiology, Kosuyolu Kartal Heart Training and Research Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey
    Eur J Echocardiogr 11:E17. 2010
    ..We present real-time 3D-TEE imaging in a patient with mechanical mitral PHVO, clearly demonstrating pannus overgrowth...
  31. doi request reprint Depicting of a cleft mitral valve by real time three-dimensional transesophageal echocardiography
    Mehmet Ozkan
    Department of Cardiology, Kosuyolu Kartal Heart Education and Research Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey
    Echocardiography 27:356-8. 2010
    ..This new technique may be a useful supplement to two-dimensional and three-dimensional transthoracic echocardiography in the assessment of this pathology...
  32. doi request reprint Unreported cardiac arrhythmias in aluminium worker
    Mustafa Yildiz
    Kartal Kosuyolu Yuksek Ihtisas Heart Education and Research Hospital, Department of Cardiology, Kartal, Istanbul, Turkey
    J Forensic Leg Med 20:760-2. 2013
    ..To our knowledge, this is the first report in chronic poisoning. ..
  33. ncbi request reprint Effect of obesity on coronary collateral vessel development in patients with coronary artery disease
    Ersan Tatli
    Department of Cardiology, School of Medicine, Trakya University, Edirne, Turkey
    Angiology 56:657-61. 2005
    ..6). Although it has been shown that coronary collateral vessel development was affected negatively in obese patients with coronary artery disease, no statistical significance was identified...
  34. doi request reprint A rare case of spontaneous rectus sheath haematoma in a patient with mechanical prosthetic aortic and mitral valves
    Ahmet Aykan
    Department of Cardiology, Kartal Kosuyolu Heart Education and Research Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey
    Cardiovasc J Afr 23:e14-5. 2012
    ..Herein we report on a case of spontaneous RSH in a patient with prosthetic mitral and aortic valves and a history of prosthetic valve thrombosis. He was successfully managed medically...
  35. doi request reprint Complete atrioventricular block associated with non-penetrating cardiac trauma in a 40-year-old man
    Ahmet C Aykan
    Department of Cardiology, Kartal Kosuyolu Heart Education and Research Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey
    J Emerg Med 44:e41-3. 2013
    ..Transient conduction and rhythm problems, right ventricular dysfunction, or pulmonary embolism may occur after chest trauma, but these complications almost always occur early in the post-operative period...
  36. doi request reprint Two adult cases of anomalous left coronary artery from the pulmonary artery
    Ahmet Cagri Aykan
    Department of Cardiology, Kartal Kosuyolu Heart and Research Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey
    Turk Kardiyol Dern Ars 40:48-51. 2012
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  37. doi request reprint Simulation of Eisenmenger syndrome with ventricular septal defect using equivalent electronic system
    Mehmet Korürek
    Department of Biomedical Engineering, Faculty of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Istanbul Technical University, Istanbul, Turkey
    Cardiol Young 22:301-6. 2012
    ..In this study, we aim to investigate the simulation of the cardiovascular system using an electronic circuit model under normal and pathological conditions, especially the Eisenmenger syndrome...
  38. ncbi request reprint Effect of electromagnetic field induced by radio frequency waves at 900 to 1800 MHz on bone mineral density of iliac bone wings
    Tolga Atay
    Department of Orthopedics, School of Medicine, Suleyman Demirel University, Isparta, Turkey
    J Craniofac Surg 20:1556-60. 2009
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  39. ncbi request reprint Acute effect of DDD versus VVI pacing on arterial distensibility
    Armagan Altun
    Department of Cardiology, Trakya University School of Medicine, Edirne, Turkey
    Cardiology 102:89-92. 2004
    ..We evaluated the acute effect of two frequently used pacing modes (DDD vs. VVI) on arterial distensibility using PWV...
  40. doi request reprint An alternative approach for mitral paravalvular leak with Dacron patch curtaining under the guidance of real-time 3-dimensional transesophageal echocardiography
    Mehmet Ozkan
    Department of Cardiology, Kosuyolu Kartal Heart Training and Research Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey
    Cardiology 119:34-7. 2011
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate real-time 3-dimensional transesophageal echocardiography (RT-3D TEE) in the assessment of mitral paravalvular leakage curtaining surgery with a Dacron patch...
  41. ncbi request reprint Different findings in Tc-99m MDP bone scintigraphy of patients with sickle cell disease: report of three cases
    Sevim S Cerci
    Department of Nuclear Medicine, School of Medicine, Suleyman Demirel University, Modernevler 3103 sok No 16, Isparta, Turkey
    Ann Nucl Med 21:311-4. 2007
    ..We present here the different osseous and extraosseous abnormalities noted on bone scintigraphies of three patients with sickle cell anemia...
  42. doi request reprint Severe tricuspid regurgitation and atrioventicular block caused by blunt thoracic trauma in an elderly woman
    Hakan Hasdemir
    Department of Cardiology, Siyami Ersek Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery Center, Training and Research Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey
    J Emerg Med 43:445-7. 2012
    ..Symptomatic cardiac injury after blunt chest trauma is relatively rare, and valvular injury is even more rare. The valves most commonly affected are tricuspid. Automobile accidents are mostly responsible for this type of injury...
  43. ncbi request reprint Acute inferior myocardial infarction due to cannabis smoking in a young man
    Gonenc Kocabay
    Kartal Kosuyolu Heart Education and Research Hospital, Department of Cardiology, Istanbul, Turkey
    J Cardiovasc Med (Hagerstown) 10:669-70. 2009
    ..The present report is of a young male patient who was affected by acute inferior MI half an hour after cannabis smoking...
  44. ncbi request reprint Irbesartan has a masking effect on dipyridamole stress induced myocardial perfusion defects
    Gulay Durmus Altun
    Trakya University, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Nuclear Medicine, Edirne, Turkey
    Nucl Med Commun 25:195-9. 2004
    ..Our aim was to assess the effect of irbesartan administration on the diagnostic yield of 99mTc sestamibi single photon emission computed tomography (SPECT) in patients with coronary artery disease (CAD) after dipyridamole stress...
  45. ncbi request reprint Influence of electromagnetic fields and protective effect of CAPE on bone mineral density in rats
    Mustafa Yildiz
    Department of Nuclear Medicine, Suleyman Demirel University, School of Medicine, Isparta, Turkey
    Arch Med Res 37:818-21. 2006
    ..The aim of this work is to evaluate the effects of the radiation emitted by mobile phones on bone mineral density (BMD). The effects of caffeic acid phenethyl ester (CAPE) on the radiation-induced changes were also investigated...
  46. ncbi request reprint Detection of alveolar epithelial injury by 99mTC-DTPA radioaerosol inhalation lung scan following blunt chest trauma
    Berna Okudan
    Department of Nuclear Medicine, Ankara Numune Research and Training Hospital, Turkey
    Ann Nucl Med 18:573-7. 2004
    ..This increase in the epithelial permeability of the lung appears to be an early manifestation of lung disease that may lead to efficient therapy in the early phase...
  47. ncbi request reprint [The prevalence of metabolic syndrome and related factors in patients with schizophrenia]
    Cem Cerit
    Haydarpaşa Numune Eğitim ve Araştirma Hastanesi Psikiyatri Kl, Istanbul
    Turk Psikiyatri Derg 19:124-32. 2008
    ..The aim of this study was to examine the prevalence of metabolic syndrome (MS) and related factors in patients with schizophrenia at an outpatient clinic...
  48. ncbi request reprint Effect of homocysteine on bone mineral density of rats
    Feray Soyupek
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Suleyman Demirel University School of Medicine, Isparta 32260, Turkey
    Biol Trace Elem Res 118:255-9. 2007
    ..001). This led us to conclude that increased levels of Hcy are associated with risk of decreased BMD...
  49. ncbi request reprint [Susceptibility to atherosclerosis in patients with psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis as determined by carotid-femoral (aortic) pulse-wave velocity measurement]
    Mehmet Soy
    Department of Internal Medicine Rheumatology, Abant Izzet Baysal University Faculty of Medicine, Bolu, Turkey
    Rev Esp Cardiol 62:96-9. 2009
    ....
  50. ncbi request reprint [Demographic and clinical characteristics in schizophrenia: a multi center cross-sectional case record study]
    Mustafa Yildiz
    Kocaeli University Tip Fak, Psikiyatri, Kocaeli
    Turk Psikiyatri Derg 21:213-24. 2010
    ..The aim of the present study is to assess the relationship between demographic characteristics and suicide attempts, physically aggressive behavior, substance abuse, repeated hospitalizations, and continuous illness course ...
  51. ncbi request reprint [Relatives' knowledge and opinions about schizophrenia]
    Mustafa Yildiz
    Kocaeli Univ Faculty of Medicine, Kocaeli, Turkey
    Turk Psikiyatri Derg 21:105-13. 2010
    ....
  52. ncbi request reprint Is metabolic syndrome related with coronary artery disease severity and complexity: An observational study about IDF and AHA/NHLBI metabolic syndrome definitions
    Ahmet Cagri Aykan
    Department of Cardiology, Ahi Evren Chest Cardiovascular Surgery Education and Research Hospital, Trabzon, Turkey
    Cardiol J 21:245-51. 2014
    ....
  53. pmc Analysis of mortality in low-risk patients undergoing coronary artery bypass grafting
    Canturk Cakalagaoglu
    Cardiovascular Surgery Clinic, Kartal Kosuyolu Research and Training Hospital, Kartal, Istanbul, Turkey
    Cardiovasc J Afr 24:247-50. 2013
    ..The aims of this study were to determine the early mortality rate in low-risk coronary artery bypass graft (CABG) patients and examine the causes of death, to identify problems that could be avoided in future surgeries...
  54. doi request reprint Infective endocarditis, thoracic aortitis, and mycotic aneurysm formation complicating balloon angioplasty of aortic coarctation
    Ahmet Cagri Aykan
    Department of Cardiology, Ahi Evren Chest and Cardiovascular Surgery Education and Research Hospital, Trabzon, Turkey
    Cardiol Young 23:138-40. 2013
    ..Here we present a case of percutaneously treated aortic coarctation complicated with infective endocarditis of the aortic valve, thoracic aortitis, and thoracic mycotic aneurysm...
  55. ncbi request reprint Hyperosmolar hyperglycaemic nonketotic coma associated with acute myocardial infarction: report of three cases
    Mustafa Yildiz
    Trakya University, School of Medicine, Cardiology Department, Edirne, Turkey
    Acta Cardiol 57:271-4. 2002
    ..This article presents three patients with this association and aimed to discuss the clinical course and treatment strategies of this rare condition...
  56. ncbi request reprint Sinus arrest due to sertraline
    Gonenc Kocabay
    Kartal Kosuyolu Heart Education and Research Hospital, Department of Cardiology, Istanbul, Turkey
    Clin Cardiol 33:E114-5. 2010
    ..In this case report, a patient was presented who had adverse reactions such as nausea, dizziness, insomnia under citalopram treatment, and after his drug was changed to sertraline, developed sinus arrest on the fourth day of treatment...
  57. ncbi request reprint The effect of pregnancy and lactation on bone mineral density in fluoride-exposed rats
    Mustafa Yildiz
    Department of Nuclear Medicine, School of Medicine, Suleyman Demirel University, Isparta, Turkey
    Toxicol Ind Health 22:217-22. 2006
    ..05) in both groups. This study shows that pregnancy has no effect on bone, but lactation has a decreasing effect on BMD in fluoride-exposed rats...
  58. doi request reprint Correlation between BMD and bone scintigraphy in patients with prostate cancer
    Hakki Perk
    Department of Urology, School of Medicine, Suleyman, Demirel University, Isparta, Turkey
    Urol Oncol 26:250-3. 2008
    ..We aimed to evaluate total body bone mineral density and regional bone mineral density in patients with prostate cancer with and without metastases, and to compare them with bone scintigraphy...
  59. ncbi request reprint [Static and dynamic plantar pressure measurements in adolescents]
    Hakan Tuna
    Department of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation, Medicine Faculty of Trakya University, Edirne, Turkey
    Acta Orthop Traumatol Turc 38:200-5. 2004
    ..This study was designed to determine normal values of pedobarography during standing and walking in adolescents in our country and to investigate correlations between demographic data and pedobarographic values...
  60. ncbi request reprint Comments on Point:Counterpoint: Sympathetic activity does/does not influence cerebral blood flow
    Mustafa Yildiz
    Department of Cardiology, Internal Medicine and Physiology, Kartal Kouyolu Yüksek Ihtisas Educational and Research Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey
    J Appl Physiol 105:1371. 2008
  61. ncbi request reprint Absence of pulmonary uptake of Tc-99m methylenediphosphonate in alveolar microlithiasis
    Unal Sahin
    Department of Lung Disease, School of Medicine, Südeyman Demirel University, Isparta, Turkey
    Ann Nucl Med 18:695-8. 2004
    ..Familial occurrence was not observed. Chest roentgenogram, pulmonary function, and clinical status of the patient have remained stable for 41 months. Radiological and clinical follow-up of the disease continues...
  62. ncbi request reprint Relationship between bone scintigraphy and tumor markers in patients with breast cancer
    Mustafa Yildiz
    Department of Nuclear Medicine, Suleyman Demirel University, School of Medicine, Isparta, Turkey
    Ann Nucl Med 18:501-5. 2004
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  63. ncbi request reprint Soft tissue density variations in thalassemia major: a possible pitfall in lumbar bone mineral density measurements by dual-energy X-ray absorptiometry
    Mustafa Yildiz
    School of Medicine, Department of Nuclear Medicine, Suleyman Demirel University, 32100 Isparta, Turkey
    Pediatr Hematol Oncol 22:723-6. 2005
    ..The BMD of the L(3) vertebra was 0.3669 g/cm(2) (0.30 SD as compared with young adults). It is important to interpret the images visually in order to obtain true values of BMD, and preclude invalid BMD measurements...
  64. pmc Giant left main coronary artery aneurysm
    Mehmet Ozkan
    Department of Cardiology, Camlica Omür Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey
    Can J Cardiol 23:743. 2007
  65. doi request reprint Aluminium-induced ventricular tachycardia
    Mustafa Yildiz
    Kartal Kosuyolu Heart and Research Hospital, Department of Cardiology, Cevizli, Kartal, Istanbul, Turkey
    Am J Emerg Med 30:262.e1-2. 2012
    ..Although there are several reports about ventricular tachycardia in case of acute poisoning, there is no report about chronic poisoning. In this report, we presented a 20-year-old man who had recurrent ventricular tachycardia...
  66. ncbi request reprint Metabolic syndrome with different antipsychotics: a multicentre cross-sectional study
    Cem Cerit
    Haydarpas a Numune Training and Research Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey
    Psychopharmacol Bull 43:22-36. 2010
    ..users have higher MS prevalence? 3) Do patients on antipsychotic polytherapy have higher rates of MS than patients on antipsychotic monotherapy? 4) Which metabolic parameters are considerably disturbed on which antipsychotic users?..
  67. ncbi request reprint Effects of menopause on bone mineral density in women with endemic fluorosis
    Mustafa Yildiz
    Department of Nuclear Medicine, Suleyman Demirel University, School of Medicine, Isparta, Turkey
    Clin Nucl Med 28:308-11. 2003
    ..The effects of menopause on bone mineral density (BMD) in women with endemic fluorosis were investigated...
  68. ncbi request reprint The factors associated with asymptomatic carriage of Helicobacter pylori in children and their mothers living in three socio-economic settings
    Oya Yucel
    Medical Faculty, Sakarya University, Sakarya, Turkey
    Jpn J Infect Dis 62:120-4. 2009
    ..pylori infection. The best way to decrease the prevalence of H. pylori infection in children is to educate women about how to protect themselves and their offspring from H. pylori infection...
  69. doi request reprint Simulation of normal cardiovascular system and severe aortic stenosis using equivalent electronic model
    Mehmet Korürek
    Faculty of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Istanbul Technical University, Istanbul, Turkey
    Anadolu Kardiyol Derg 10:471-8. 2010
    ..In this study, we aim to investigate the simulation of the cardiovascular system using an electronic circuit model under normal and especially severe aortic valve stenosis conditions...
  70. ncbi request reprint The value of serum tau protein for the diagnosis of intracranial injury in minor head trauma
    Cemil Kavalci
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Firat University Faculty of Medicine, Elazig, Turkey
    Am J Emerg Med 25:391-5. 2007
    ..In the present study, it was aimed to investigate the value of serum tau protein levels in diagnosing intracranial pathologies in minor head trauma...
  71. ncbi request reprint [An Experience of a Clubhouse run by Families and Volunteers for Schizophrenia Rehabilitation]
    Mustafa Yildiz
    Kocaeli U Tip Fak, Psikiyatri AD, Kocaeli
    Turk Psikiyatri Derg 14:281-7. 2003
    ..To test the efficacy of a non-governmental psychosocial rehabilitation program (Psychosocial Rehabilitation Clubhouse), which was developed by the authors and thought to be easy to put into practice for patients with schizophrenia...
  72. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of joints using Tc 99m-MDP bone scintigraphy in patients with familial Mediterranean fever: should bone scans be used for diagnosis and follow-up?
    Mustafa Yildiz
    Department of Nuclear Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Suleyman Demirel University, Istiklal Mah Güven Cad 38 8, Isparta, Turkey
    Rheumatol Int 26:220-3. 2006
    ..Thus, we recommend that bone scintigraphy can be used in patients with FMF to determine the presence of arthritis, especially in sacroiliac joints, even asymptomatic...
  73. ncbi request reprint Psychological consequences of the 1999 earthquake in Turkey
    Umit Tural
    Department of Psychiatry, Medical School of Kocaeli University, Derince Izmit, Turkey
    J Trauma Stress 17:451-9. 2004
    ....
  74. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of the effects of toluene inhalation on alveolar epithelial permeability by 99mTc-DTPA inhalation scintigraphy in automobile painters
    Sevim Sureyya Cerci
    Department of Nuclear Medicine, Suleyman Demirel University, Isparta, Turkey
    Nucl Med Commun 29:45-52. 2008
    ..The main component of paint thinner used in industry is toluene diisocyanate (TDI) which can cause occupational asthma in 5-10% of exposed workers...
  75. ncbi request reprint Does music exposure during chemotherapy improve quality of life in early breast cancer patients? A pilot study
    Hakan Bozcuk
    Akdeniz University Medical Faculty, Dept of Medical Oncology, Antalya, Turkey
    Med Sci Monit 12:CR200-5. 2006
    ..Adjuvant chemotherapy is associated with poor quality of life (qol) in breast cancer patients. We tested the effect of listening to music during chemotherapy on quality of life in these patients...
  76. ncbi request reprint Management of a patient with active rheumatoid arthritis and suspected tuberculosis causing effusive-constrictive pericarditis
    Mustafa Yildiz
    Int J Cardiol 89:115-8. 2003
    ....
  77. ncbi request reprint [General practitioners' attitudes towards psychotic disorders and their treatment in the primary health care system]
    Mustafa Yildiz
    Kocaeli U Tip Fak, Psikiyatri A D, Kocaeli
    Turk Psikiyatri Derg 14:106-15. 2003
    ..To assess general practitioners' attitudes and behavior towards psychotic disorders, antipsychotic drug prescriptions, and patients with psychosis in primary health care settings...
  78. ncbi request reprint Thyroid hemiagenesis
    Mustafa Yildiz
    Suleyman Demirel University, Medical School, Nuclear Medicine Department, Isparta, Turkey
    J Adolesc Health 33:291-2. 2003
  79. ncbi request reprint Accurate diagnosis of acute abdomen in FMF and acute appendicitis patients: how can we use procalcitonin?
    Bunyamin Kisacik
    Division of Rheumatology, Department of Internal Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Hacettepe University, Ankara, Turkey
    Clin Rheumatol 26:2059-62. 2007
    ..001). Our results suggest that PCT could be a useful test in the differentiation of abdominal FMF attacks from acute appendicitis, though it should not supplant more conventional investigations...
  80. ncbi request reprint [Language problems]
    Mustafa Yildiz
    Turk Psikiyatri Derg 14:327-8. 2003
  81. ncbi request reprint The usefulness of Tc-99m-MDP bone scintigraphy in detection of articular involvement of Behçet's disease
    Mehmet Sahin
    Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Rheumatology, Suleyman Demirel University, Faculty of Medicine, Isparta, Turkey
    Ann Nucl Med 20:649-53. 2006
    ..Bone scintigraphy is sensitive in the diagnosis of joint involvement allowing earlier diagnosis and showing the presence of articular involvement, especially in SI joints...
  82. doi request reprint Hypoxia is/is not the optimal means of reducing pulmonary blood flow in the preoperative single ventricle heart
    Mustafa Yildiz
    J Appl Physiol 104:1840; author reply 1843. 2008
  83. ncbi request reprint Osteosclerosis due to endemic fluorosis
    Mehmet Numan Tamer
    Suleyman Demirel University Medical School, Endocrinology and Metabolism Department, Isparta, Turkey
    Sci Total Environ 373:43-8. 2007
    ..6+/-4.4). In conclusion we believe that approximately one third of the osteosclerosis in our region was due to endemic skeletal fluorosis and obesity may enhance this osteosclerotic type bone changes in endemic fluorosis...
  84. ncbi request reprint Factors related to truth-telling practice of physicians treating patients with cancer in Turkey
    Mustafa Ozdogan
    Department of Medical Oncology, Akdeniz University School of Medicine, Antalya, Turkey
    J Palliat Med 9:1114-9. 2006
    ..Although many studies have indicated that a large majority of physicians, especially from Western countries, tell the truth about diagnosis and prognosis, little is known about attitudes of physicians in Turkey toward truth-telling...
  85. ncbi request reprint Effect of rivastigmine on regional cerebral blood flow in Alzheimer's disease
    Sevim Sureyya Cerci
    Department of Nuclear Medicine, Suleyman Demirel University, School of Medicine at Isparta, Turkey
    Adv Ther 24:611-21. 2007
    ..These findings suggest the need for additional, larger studies to investigate the effects of acetylcholinesterase inhibitors on regional cerebral blood flow...
  86. ncbi request reprint Bone mineral density in response to two different regimes in rickets
    Mustafa Akcam
    Hepatology and Nutrition Faculty of Medicine, Akdeniz University, Antalya, Turkey
    Indian Pediatr 43:423-7. 2006
    ..005 in Group 1 and P = 0.047 in Group 2). The increments of BMD were statistically similar between Group 1 and 2 (P = 0.096). The present study suggests that these two different treatment regimens bring about similar healing in BMD...
  87. ncbi request reprint Effects of swimming training and free mobilization on bone mineral densities of rats with the immobilization-induced osteopenia
    Hilmi Karatosun
    Department of Sports Medicine, Suleyman Demirel University Faculty of Medicine, Isparta, Turkey
    Saudi Med J 27:312-6. 2006
    ..To investigate the possible effects of regular swimming exercise on bone mineral density (BMD) compared with free activity after cast immobilization of rats...
  88. ncbi request reprint Commentary on Viewpoint: Is left ventricular volume during diastasis the real equilibrium volume, and what is its relationship to diastolic suction?
    Mustafa Yildiz
    J Appl Physiol 105:1018; author reply 1019. 2008