Banu Bilezikci

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Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Hepatocyte growth factor in patients with three different stages of chronic liver disease including hepatocellular carcinoma, cirrhosis and chronic hepatitis: an immunohistochemical study
    B Bilezikci
    Baskent University Faculty of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey
    Can J Gastroenterol 15:159-65. 2001
  2. ncbi request reprint Frequency of recipient-derived chimerism and relationship with acute rejection and HLA tissue typing in transplanted livers
    B Bilezikci
    Department of Pathology, Baskent University Faculty of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey
    Transplant Proc 38:598-601. 2006
  3. ncbi request reprint Hepatic stellate cells in biopsies from liver allografts with acute rejection
    B Bilezikci
    Department of Pathology, Baskent University, Faculty of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey
    Transplant Proc 38:589-93. 2006
  4. ncbi request reprint Expression of hepatocyte growth factor in chronic hepatitis: effect of hemodialysis
    Banu Bilezikci
    Baskent University, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Pathology, Ankara, Turkey
    Ren Fail 28:557-60. 2006
  5. doi request reprint Relevant histopathologic findings that distinguish acute cellular rejection from cholangitis in hepatic allograft biopsy specimens
    B Bilezikci
    Department of Pathology, Baskent University School of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey
    Transplant Proc 40:248-50. 2008
  6. ncbi request reprint Hepatocyte growth factor in hepatic allograft biopsies: an immunohistochemical study
    B Bilezikci
    Department of Pathology 12, Baskent University Faculty of Medicine, Sok 7 2, 06490 Bahcelievler, Ankara, Turkey
    Transplant Proc 35:3022-3. 2003
  7. ncbi request reprint Relationship of intercellular adhesion molecule-3 and hepatocyte growth factor with amyloidosis A in chronic renal-failure patients
    Banu Bilezikci
    Department of Pathology, Baskent University Faculty of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey
    Med Sci Monit 10:CR25-8. 2004
  8. doi request reprint Hepatic parenchymal changes and histologic eosinophilia as predictors of subsequent acute liver allograft rejection
    Beyhan Demirhan
    Department of Pathology, Baskent University School of Medicine, Bahcelievler, Ankara, Turkey
    Liver Transpl 14:214-9. 2008
  9. doi request reprint Liver transplantation for hepatocellular carcinoma in children
    Sinasi Sevmis
    Department of General Surgery and Transplantation, Baskent University Faculty of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey
    Pediatr Transplant 12:52-6. 2008
  10. ncbi request reprint Total colonic polyp diameter: a marker for the risk of malignancy?
    Haldun Selcuk
    Department of Gastroenterology, Baskent University School of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey
    Hepatogastroenterology 55:936-9. 2008

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Publications55

  1. ncbi request reprint Hepatocyte growth factor in patients with three different stages of chronic liver disease including hepatocellular carcinoma, cirrhosis and chronic hepatitis: an immunohistochemical study
    B Bilezikci
    Baskent University Faculty of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey
    Can J Gastroenterol 15:159-65. 2001
    ..The presence and density of this factor in patients with three different stages of liver disease were investigated, with the aim of assessing its prognostic significance...
  2. ncbi request reprint Frequency of recipient-derived chimerism and relationship with acute rejection and HLA tissue typing in transplanted livers
    B Bilezikci
    Department of Pathology, Baskent University Faculty of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey
    Transplant Proc 38:598-601. 2006
    ..We sought to determine the extent and time course of recipient-derived chimerism after transplantation and the relationship with acute rejection episodes (ARE) and HLA typing in hepatic allograft patients...
  3. ncbi request reprint Hepatic stellate cells in biopsies from liver allografts with acute rejection
    B Bilezikci
    Department of Pathology, Baskent University, Faculty of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey
    Transplant Proc 38:589-93. 2006
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  4. ncbi request reprint Expression of hepatocyte growth factor in chronic hepatitis: effect of hemodialysis
    Banu Bilezikci
    Baskent University, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Pathology, Ankara, Turkey
    Ren Fail 28:557-60. 2006
    ..The aim of this study was to determine the presence and density of HGF in liver tissue and the source of this factor in HD patient with CH...
  5. doi request reprint Relevant histopathologic findings that distinguish acute cellular rejection from cholangitis in hepatic allograft biopsy specimens
    B Bilezikci
    Department of Pathology, Baskent University School of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey
    Transplant Proc 40:248-50. 2008
    ..The purpose of the present study was to evaluate the histopathologic features of ACR versus cholangitis...
  6. ncbi request reprint Hepatocyte growth factor in hepatic allograft biopsies: an immunohistochemical study
    B Bilezikci
    Department of Pathology 12, Baskent University Faculty of Medicine, Sok 7 2, 06490 Bahcelievler, Ankara, Turkey
    Transplant Proc 35:3022-3. 2003
    ..We assessed the presence and density of HGF in hepatic allograft biopsy specimens compared with those from a control group of healthy patients...
  7. ncbi request reprint Relationship of intercellular adhesion molecule-3 and hepatocyte growth factor with amyloidosis A in chronic renal-failure patients
    Banu Bilezikci
    Department of Pathology, Baskent University Faculty of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey
    Med Sci Monit 10:CR25-8. 2004
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate immunohistochemically whether these substances are associated with amyloidosis A in this patient group...
  8. doi request reprint Hepatic parenchymal changes and histologic eosinophilia as predictors of subsequent acute liver allograft rejection
    Beyhan Demirhan
    Department of Pathology, Baskent University School of Medicine, Bahcelievler, Ankara, Turkey
    Liver Transpl 14:214-9. 2008
    ..05). Patients with pericentral inflammation, centrilobular necrosis, and marked portal eosinophilia during an initial episode of acute rejection may be more likely to develop subsequent episodes of ACR...
  9. doi request reprint Liver transplantation for hepatocellular carcinoma in children
    Sinasi Sevmis
    Department of General Surgery and Transplantation, Baskent University Faculty of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey
    Pediatr Transplant 12:52-6. 2008
    ..During follow-up of patients with chronic liver disease, serial AFP screening and combined radiologic imaging studies should be mandatory...
  10. ncbi request reprint Total colonic polyp diameter: a marker for the risk of malignancy?
    Haldun Selcuk
    Department of Gastroenterology, Baskent University School of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey
    Hepatogastroenterology 55:936-9. 2008
    ..In this study, the relationship between the sum of the diameters of the total number of colonic polyps and poor histopathologic characteristics was examined...
  11. doi request reprint Value of an individual liver biopsy in the preoperative evaluation of apparently healthy potential liver donors
    Nurten Savas
    Department of Gastroenterology, Baskent University, Ankara, Turkey
    Liver Transpl 14:541-6. 2008
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  12. ncbi request reprint Long-term results of incidental hepatocellular carcinoma after liver transplant
    Sema Aktas
    Department of General Surgery, Baskent University Faculty of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey
    Exp Clin Transplant 9:187-90. 2011
    ..The incidence of detecting hepatocellular carcinoma in a removed recipient liver after a liver transplant is not rare. Here, we sought to evaluate incidental hepatocellular carcinoma at our center...
  13. ncbi request reprint Effect of living donor liver transplantation on outcome of children with inherited liver disease and hepatocellular carcinoma
    Figen Ozcay
    Department of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition, Baskent University Faculty of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey
    Clin Transplant 20:776-82. 2006
    ..Physicians in charge of treating children with heritable liver disease should screen them periodically for the development of hepatocellular carcinoma. Liver transplantation may offer these children better survival rates...
  14. ncbi request reprint Ocular surface changes in keratoconjunctivitis sicca with silicone punctum plug occlusion
    Dilek Dursun
    Department of Ophthalmology, Baskent University School of Medicine, 06490 Bahcelievler, Ankara, Turkey
    Curr Eye Res 26:263-9. 2003
    ..To evaluate histopathologic and clinical response to silicone plug insertion in dry eye patients...
  15. ncbi request reprint Lack of influence of cyclooxygenese-2 expression in hepatocellular carcinomas on patient survival
    Yesim Yildirim
    Department of Medical Oncology, Faculty of Medicine, Baskent University, Fevzi Cakmak Caddesi 12 Sokak 7 5 TR 06490 Bahcelievler, Ankara, Turkey
    Asian Pac J Cancer Prev 9:295-8. 2008
    ..Although COX-2 expression appears to be independent of disease's characteristics', treatments that target this system appear to be feasible in the management of HCC...
  16. ncbi request reprint Expanded criteria for hepatocellular carcinoma and liver transplantation
    Mehmet Haberal
    Department of General Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, Baskent University, Ankara, Turkey
    Int Surg 92:110-5. 2007
    ..There has been only one tumor recurrence that was 4 months after liver transplantation. Liver transplantation provides long patient and disease-free survival, even in patients with HCC that exceeds the Milan criteria...
  17. ncbi request reprint Malignancy risk of small polyps and related factors
    Hakan Unal
    Department of Gastroenterology, Baskent University, 10 Sok No 45, Bahcelievler, Ankara, 06450, Turkey
    Dig Dis Sci 52:2796-9. 2007
    ..In male patients over 60 years of age, the rate of high-risk histology was higher in small polyps than in diminutive polyps...
  18. doi request reprint Value of the Likert dyspepsia scale in differentiation of functional and organic dyspepsia in children
    Oguz Canan
    Division of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition, Baskent University, Gazipasa District, 1 Street, No 37, Seyhan, Adana, Turkey
    J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 52:392-8. 2011
    ..According to our dyspeptic patients' answers to dyspepsia questionnaire, we aimed to define the symptom scores directing organic dyspepsia (OD) before upper gastrointestinal endoscopy...
  19. ncbi request reprint Hepatitis A super infection as a cause of liver failure in a child with Wilson's disease
    Figen Ozcay
    Department of Pediatrics, Baskent University, Faculty of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey
    Turk J Pediatr 49:199-202. 2007
    ..We also emphasize the importance of prevention measures of hepatitis A infection in patients with chronic liver disease...
  20. ncbi request reprint Acute appendicitis after diaphragmatic hernia after pediatric liver transplant
    Sema Aktas
    Department of General Surgery, Baskent University Faculty of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey
    Exp Clin Transplant 9:63-7. 2011
    ..After repositioning the intestine in the abdomen, a chest tube was placed, and the defect repaired with interrupted polypropylene sutures. The patient recovered after surgery without untoward sequelae...
  21. ncbi request reprint Hepatocellular carcinoma in Wilson's disease: a rare association in childhood
    Nurten Savas
    Department of Gastroenterology, Baskent University Faculty of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey
    Pediatr Transplant 10:639-43. 2006
    ..We present a 12-yr-old boy with Wilson's disease in whom hepatocellular carcinoma was incidentally diagnosed in the pathologic specimen examined after liver transplantation...
  22. ncbi request reprint Successful treatment of hepatitis B-associated leukocytoclastic vasculitis with lamivudine treatment in a child patient
    Ozge Surmali Onay
    Department of Pediatric Nephrology, Baskent University Faculty of Medicine, 6 Cadde, No 72 3, 06490 Bahcelievler, Ankara, Turkey
    Rheumatol Int 27:869-72. 2007
    ..However, there are no data in the literature for children. Herein, we report a child with leukocytoclastic vasculitis due to chronic HBI who was successfully treated with lamivudine...
  23. doi request reprint Determination of HER-2/Neu status in hepatocellular carcinoma cases
    Aysegül Bacaksiz
    Department of Medical Biology and Genetics, Baskent University Faculty of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey
    Genet Test 12:211-4. 2008
    ..We conclude that although HER-2/Neu amplification is not the primary mechanism in the development of liver tumors, it might play a role in one of the steps of multistage carcinogenesis...
  24. ncbi request reprint Methylenetetrahydrofolate reductase C677T mutation and nonalcoholic fatty liver disease
    Ender Serin
    Department of Gastroenterology, Baskent University Faculty of Medicine, Adana, Turkey
    Dig Dis Sci 52:1183-6. 2007
    ..4% [CT, 46.4; TT, 0%]; OR, 0.65; 95% CI, 0.22-1.96). According to this study, the MTHFR C677T mutation does not seem to be a risk factor for the progression of NAFL to NASH...
  25. ncbi request reprint Diagnosis of Helicobacter pylori infection and determination of clarithromycin resistance by fluorescence in situ hybridization from formalin-fixed, paraffin-embedded gastric biopsy specimens
    Fusun Can
    Department of Microbioogy, Baskent University School of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey
    Can J Microbiol 51:569-73. 2005
    ..The diagnosis of H. pylori infection and the determination of clarithromycin resistance in formalin-fixed, paraffin-embedded specimens using FISH is promising because it provides a rapid, reliable, and culture-independent diagnosis...
  26. doi request reprint Ciliary body toxicity of subconjunctival suramin compared with mitomycin-C in the rabbit eye: determining the toxic concentration
    Altug Cetinkaya
    Department of Ophthalmology, Baskent University, Ankara, Turkey
    Ophthalmic Res 41:91-7. 2009
    ..To evaluate the safety of suramin compared with mitomycin-C (MMC) as an adjunctive agent in trabeculectomy by determining its ciliary body toxicity at predetermined effective dosages in rabbit eyes...
  27. ncbi request reprint Scleritis associated with sarcoidosis
    Dilek Dursun
    Department of Ophthalmology, Baskent University Medical School, Ankara, Turkey
    Ocul Immunol Inflamm 12:143-8. 2004
    ..To review scleritis cases associated with sarcoidosis and to evaluate clinical features, medical treatment, and clinical course...
  28. ncbi request reprint Immunohistochemical analysis of lymphocyte subpopulations in cyclosporin A-induced gingival overgrowth
    Sule Bulut
    Department of Periodontology, Baskent University Faculty of Dentistry, Ankara, Turkey
    J Periodontol 73:892-9. 2002
    ..A second aim was to correlate cell numbers with clinical findings...
  29. ncbi request reprint Adenovirus infection as possible cause of acute liver failure in a healthy child: a case report
    Ferda Ozbay Hosnut
    Departments of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition, Baskent University Faculty of Medicine, Ankara
    Turk J Gastroenterol 19:281-3. 2008
    ..We report herein a case of fatal fulminant hepatitis possibly caused by adenovirus infection. Although rare, adenovirus infection should be considered in the differential diagnosis of acute liver failure in immunocompetent children...
  30. doi request reprint Pap smear findings in chronic renal failure patients compared with the normal population according to Bethesda 2001
    Asuman Nihan Haberal
    Department of Pathology, Baskent University Medical School, Ankara, Turkey
    Diagn Cytopathol 36:776-9. 2008
    ..Shift in flora suggestive of bacterial vaginosis and atrophy in patients aged younger than 50 years might be the natural effects of uremia, and they appear not to be dependent on the length of the hemodialysis period...
  31. ncbi request reprint Globular amyloid deposits in the wall of the gastrointestinal tract: report of six cases
    Beyhan Demirhan
    Baskent University, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Pathology, Ankara, Turkey
    Amyloid 9:42-6. 2002
    ..The pathogenesis and significance of this finding are not clear, and will require further study...
  32. pmc Frontal mucocele with an accompanying orbital abscess mimicking a fronto-orbital mucocele: case report
    Erdinc Aydin
    Baskent University Faculty of Medicine, Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Ankara, Turkey
    BMC Ear Nose Throat Disord 6:6. 2006
    ..They are caused by obstruction of sinus ostium. Mucoceles exert pressure on the bony boundaries and due to the proximity to the brain and orbit extension to these areas are common...
  33. ncbi request reprint A very rare consequence of steroid therapy: ileal perforation in a patient with familial mediterranean fever
    A Ebru Sakallioglu
    Department of Pediatric Surgery, Baskent University Faculty of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey
    J Pediatr Surg 39:1724-5. 2004
    ..Intestinal wall changes that occur in chronic FMF may promote the harmful effects of steroids. Here we present an unexpected complication, ileal perforation, in an 8-year-old boy who was taking prednisolone for FMF-related arthritis...
  34. ncbi request reprint Unusual presentation of IgA nephropathy in childhood: a case report
    Nurcan Cengiz
    Department of Pediatric Nephrology, Baskent University Faculty of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey
    Ren Fail 27:795-9. 2005
    ..Renal biopsy findings were consistent with IgA nephropathy. The patient's condition was a rare clinical manifestation of IgA nephropathy...
  35. doi request reprint Immunohistochemical FHIT expression still exists in early lesions of basal cell carcinoma
    Halil Kiyici
    Baskent University, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Pathology, Turkey
    Pathol Res Pract 206:445-9. 2010
    ..The results were unexpected, since FHIT expression has been reported to be lost in an above mentioned study [11]. We concluded that FHIT expression remains to be positive, at least in early lesions of BCC...
  36. ncbi request reprint Cows milk protein enteropathy and granulomatous duodenitis in a newborn
    Ozlem Y Ozbek
    Faculty of Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, Baskent University, Ankara, Turkey
    J Paediatr Child Health 43:494-6. 2007
    ..Her clinical and pathological findings responded well to cow's milk elimination. We suggest that food allergies should be considered in differential diagnosis of patients with chronic diarrhoea and failure to thrive...
  37. doi request reprint Methylation profile analysis of DNA repair genes in hepatocellular carcinoma with MS-MLPA
    Ozge Ozer
    Department of Medical Genetics, Pathology, and General Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, Baskent University, Ankara, Turkey
    Diagn Mol Pathol 22:222-7. 2013
    ..Despite being a robust and relatively inexpensive method, the methylation-specific-multiplex ligated probe amplification assay could be more extensively applied with improvements in the currently intricate data analysis component. ..
  38. doi request reprint Injectable tissue-engineered cartilage using commercially available fibrin glue
    Ozcan Cakmak
    Acibadem University Faculty of Medicine Otolaryngology Department, Ankara, Turkey
    Laryngoscope 123:2986-92. 2013
    ..To achieve injectable tissue-engineered cartilage using a commercially available fibrin sealant, and to determine the most suitable fibrin glue concentration, cartilage source, and cultured chondrocyte concentration...
  39. doi request reprint Serrated polyps of the colon: how reproducible is their classification?
    Arzu Ensari
    Department of Pathology, Ankara University Medical School, Sihhiye, Ankara, Turkey
    Virchows Arch 461:495-504. 2012
    ..977 for HP, 0.912 for SSA/P, and 0.845 for TSA (p < 0.001). The diagnostic reproducibility of SPs improves when strictly defined, standardized diagnostic criteria adopted by consensus are applied...
  40. ncbi request reprint Smoking associated with damage to the lipid layer of the ocular surface
    Dilek Dursun Altinors
    Department of Ophthalmology, School of Medicine, Baskent University, Ankara, Turkey
    Am J Ophthalmol 141:1016-1021. 2006
    ..To evaluate the effects of smoking on ocular surface...
  41. ncbi request reprint Management of infracentimetric thyroid nodules with respect to ultrasonographic features
    Reha Butros
    Department of Radiology, Faculty of Medicine, Baskent University, Ankara, Turkey
    Eur Radiol 17:1358-64. 2007
    ..With respect to the high benign nature of the micronodules (94%), the number of interventional procedures should be lowered by making assessments based on a combination of US features including lymphadenopathy...
  42. ncbi request reprint Primary squamous cell carcinoma of the stomach: a case report
    Yesim Yildirim
    Department of Medical Oncology, Baskent University Faculty of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey
    Tumori 91:440-2. 2005
    ..No recurrence has been detected during follow-up. The patient has been healthy with no sign of the disease for three years...
  43. ncbi request reprint Gastroesophageal reflux disease in chronic renal failure patients with upper GI symptoms: multivariate analysis of pathogenetic factors
    Ayhan Hilmi Cekin
    Department of Gastroenterology, Baskent University School of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey
    Am J Gastroenterol 97:1352-6. 2002
    ..We aimed to assess the prevalence of gastroesophageal reflux disease and also to identify possible pathogenetic factors in the development of reflux in symptomatic end-stage renal disease patients...
  44. ncbi request reprint The role of human herpesvirus-6, Epstein–Barr virus and cytomegalovirus infections in the etiopathogenesis of different types of cutaneous drug reactions
    Deren Ozcan
    Department of Dermatology, Baskent University Faculty of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey
    Int J Dermatol 49:1250-4. 2010
    ..However, whether those viruses have a role in the development of cutaneous drug reactions (CDRs) other than DIHS is not known...
  45. ncbi request reprint Ménétrier's disease and severe gastric ulcers associated with cytomegalovirus infection in an immunocompetent child: a case report
    Oguz Canan
    Department of Pediatrics, Baskent University Faculty of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey
    Turk J Pediatr 50:291-5. 2008
    ..However, cytomegalovirus infection can be detected in non-immunocompromised children. We discuss the possible role of cytomegalovirus infection in both Menetrier's disease and severe gastric ulcers in an immunocompetent child...
  46. ncbi request reprint Malakoplakia in nasal vestibule
    Guzin Akkuzu
    Otorhinolaryngology Department, Baskent University, Ankara, Turkey
    Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 135:636-7. 2006
  47. pmc Peritoneal washing cytology in an adult granulosa cell tumor: A case report and review of literature
    Alev O Atilgan
    Department of Pathology, Baskent University, School of Medicine, Bahcelievler, Turkey
    J Cytol 30:74-7. 2013
    ..Here, we describe a case of AGCT with the emphasis on cytologic features observed in specimens obtained from peritoneal washing fluid...
  48. ncbi request reprint Unusual MDCT and sonography findings in fulminant hepatic failure resulting from hepatitis A infection
    Banu Cakir
    Department of Radiology, Baskent University Faculty of Medicine, Fevzi cakmak cad 10 sok, No 45 Bahçelievler, Ankara 06490, Turkey
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 185:1033-5. 2005
  49. doi request reprint An alternative method of using an interpositional silicone sheet in tissue expansion
    Huseyin Borman
    Department of Plastic, Reconstructive, and Esthetic Surgery, Baskent University Faculty of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey
    J Craniofac Surg 20:905-8. 2009
    ..In our opinion, placing a silicone sheet between the expander and the tissue above it seems to be beneficial. This may reduce the incidence of complications, especially the expander extrusion in this model...
  50. ncbi request reprint [Dermatofibroma accompanied by perforating dermatosis in the auricle: a case report]
    Erdinc Aydin
    Department of Otolaryngology, Medicine Faculty of Başkent University Ankara Hospital, Ankara, Turkey
    Kulak Burun Bogaz Ihtis Derg 15:83-6. 2005
    ..No recurrence was detected during her follow-up. Our literature search did not yield any reported case of dermatofibroma accompanied by perforating dermatosis...
  51. ncbi request reprint Suramin modulates wound healing of rabbit conjunctiva after trabeculectomy: comparison with mitomycin C
    Ahmet Akman
    Department of Ophthalmology, Baskent University Faculty of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey
    Curr Eye Res 26:37-43. 2003
    ..To investigate and compare the effects of suramin and mitomycin C on conjunctival wound healing after trabeculectomy in a rabbit model...
  52. ncbi request reprint Comparison of suture and nasal packing in rabbit noses
    Erkhan Genç
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology and Pathology, Baskent University, Ankara, Turkey
    Laryngoscope 114:639-45. 2004
    ..The study aimed to detect the changes in adult rabbit nasal septal tissues after application of nasal pack or trans-septal suture as performed during septoplasty...
  53. ncbi request reprint Hodgkin's disease in an elderly patient with B-cell chronic lymphocytic leukemia
    Dilsen Colak
    Baskent University Faculty of Medicine Department of Medical Oncology and FNx01Pathology, Ankara, Turkey
    Indian J Cancer 42:158-60. 2005
    ..CLL patients are also at a significantly increased risk of developing a second malignant neoplasm later in life. One of the most common of these is HD. Herein, we report a case of HD in an elderly man with a history of B-cell CLL...
  54. ncbi request reprint Invasive Candida albicans infection mimicking leukemia in a neonate
    Servet Ozkiraz
    Department of Neonatalogy, Baskent University Faculty of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey
    J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med 20:555-7. 2007
    ..Some infections, viral in particular, can mimic clinical signs and/or laboratory findings of congenital leukemia. This is the first documented case of candidemia resembling leukemia...
  55. ncbi request reprint Effects of ketamine on serum and tracheobronchial aspirate interleukin-6 levels in infants undergoing cardiac surgery
    Pinar Zeyneloglu
    Department of Anesthesiology, Baskent University Faculty of Medicine, Ankara, Turkry
    J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth 19:329-33. 2005
    ..In the present study, the authors aimed to compare the effects of ketamine anesthesia and isoflurane anesthesia with respect to serum and tracheobronchial aspirate (TBA) IL-6 levels in infants undergoing CPB for cardiac surgery...