Mehmet Ekici

Summary

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Risk factors and correlates of snoring and observed apnea
    Mehmet Ekici
    Department of Pulmonary Medicine, Kirikkale University, Faculty of Medicine, Kirikkale, Turkey
    Sleep Med 9:290-6. 2008
  2. ncbi request reprint Differences in quality of life in rural and urban populations
    Omer Oguzturk
    Department of Psychiatry, Kirikkale UniversityFaculty of Medicine, Turkey
    Clin Invest Med 31:E346-50. 2008
  3. ncbi request reprint Treatment characteristics in elderly asthmatics
    M Ekici
    Department of Pulmonary Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Kirikkale University, Kirikkale, Turkey
    Int J Clin Pract 62:729-34. 2008
  4. ncbi request reprint Chronic airway diseases in adult life and childhood infections
    Mehmet Ekici
    Department of Pulmonary Medicine, Kirikkale University Faculty of Medicine, Kirikkale, Turkey
    Respiration 75:55-9. 2008
  5. ncbi request reprint Perception of dyspnea during exacerbation and histamine-related bronchoconstriction in patients with asthma
    Mehmet Ekici
    Kirikkale University Faculty of Medicine, Department of Pulmonary Medicine, Turkey
    Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 96:707-12. 2006
  6. ncbi request reprint Psychological status and quality of life in elderly patients with asthma
    Omer Oguzturk
    Departments of Psychiatry, Chest Diseases, and Thoracic Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, Kirikkale University
    Psychosomatics 46:41-6. 2005
  7. pmc Attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder in adults with sleep apnea
    Omer Oguzturk
    Department of Psychiatry Diseases, Kirikkale University Faculty of Medicine, Kirikkale, Turkey
    J Clin Psychol Med Settings 20:234-9. 2013
  8. doi request reprint Prevalence of self-reported asthma in urban and rural areas of Turkey
    Aydanur Ekici
    Department of Pulmonary Medicine, Kirikkale University Faculty of Medicine, Kirikkale, Turkey
    J Asthma 49:522-6. 2012
  9. ncbi request reprint Association of asthma-related symptoms with snoring and apnea and effect on health-related quality of life
    Aydanur Ekici
    Department of Pulmonary Medicine, Kirikkale University Faculty of Medicine, Turkey
    Chest 128:3358-63. 2005
  10. ncbi request reprint Perception of bronchoconstriction in obstructive pulmonary diseases (disease-specific dyspnoea)
    Aydanur Ekici
    Department of Pulmonary Medicine, Kirikkale University Faculty of Medicine, 71100 Kirikkale, Turkey
    Clin Sci (Lond) 105:181-5. 2003

Collaborators

  • Sevda Yilmaz
  • Kemal Ornek
  • Nuray Bayar Muluk
  • Murat Kara
  • Osman Kursat Arikan
  • Aydanur Ekici
  • Emel Bulcun
  • Omer Oguzturk
  • Turkan Kara
  • Erol Senturk
  • Ercan Kurtipek
  • Mesut Arslan
  • Pinar Kocyigit
  • Aytul Cakmak
  • Ucler Kisa
  • Tülay Karakoç
  • Dilay Cimen
  • Meral Saygun
  • Ahmet Iteginli
  • Ozden Ciftçi Cirpar
  • A Fusun Kalpaklioglu
  • Ahmet Ergin
  • Hatice Keles
  • Ayse Fusun Kalpaklioglu
  • Dilay Ahat Cimen
  • Işıl Karaboğa
  • Gökhan Tireli
  • Volkan Altinkaya
  • Ali Karlidag
  • Erdal Unlu
  • Tevfik Pinar
  • Nurper Erberk Ozen
  • Serhat Yüksel
  • Ersel Dag
  • Selda Hızel Bülbül
  • Mustafa Kazkayasi
  • Filiz Datli Tahran
  • Filiz Aslan
  • Fulya Yalçinkaya
  • Reyhan Güllü
  • Ayse Baccioglu Kavut
  • Muge Tunckol
  • Zeliha Apaydin
  • Selma Demir
  • Ahmet Akin
  • Yasemin Karadeniz
  • Füsun Kalpaklioğlu
  • A Kemal Erdemoglu

Detail Information

Publications33

  1. ncbi request reprint Risk factors and correlates of snoring and observed apnea
    Mehmet Ekici
    Department of Pulmonary Medicine, Kirikkale University, Faculty of Medicine, Kirikkale, Turkey
    Sleep Med 9:290-6. 2008
    ..Risk factors and correlates of snoring and observed apnea in the population are not well known. This study aimed to assess risk factors and correlates of snoring and observed apnea...
  2. ncbi request reprint Differences in quality of life in rural and urban populations
    Omer Oguzturk
    Department of Psychiatry, Kirikkale UniversityFaculty of Medicine, Turkey
    Clin Invest Med 31:E346-50. 2008
    ..To examine the predictors of health related, quality of life in rural and urban populations...
  3. ncbi request reprint Treatment characteristics in elderly asthmatics
    M Ekici
    Department of Pulmonary Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Kirikkale University, Kirikkale, Turkey
    Int J Clin Pract 62:729-34. 2008
    ..In addition, similar exacerbation severity in elderly asthmatics was perceived more intense than younger asthmatics...
  4. ncbi request reprint Chronic airway diseases in adult life and childhood infections
    Mehmet Ekici
    Department of Pulmonary Medicine, Kirikkale University Faculty of Medicine, Kirikkale, Turkey
    Respiration 75:55-9. 2008
    ..Respiratory disorders in childhood may predispose to pulmonary disease in late adult life...
  5. ncbi request reprint Perception of dyspnea during exacerbation and histamine-related bronchoconstriction in patients with asthma
    Mehmet Ekici
    Kirikkale University Faculty of Medicine, Department of Pulmonary Medicine, Turkey
    Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 96:707-12. 2006
    ..Numerous studies have been performed concerning the perception of dyspnea during changes in airway caliber provoked in the laboratory setting, but studies of asthma exacerbation are scarce...
  6. ncbi request reprint Psychological status and quality of life in elderly patients with asthma
    Omer Oguzturk
    Departments of Psychiatry, Chest Diseases, and Thoracic Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, Kirikkale University
    Psychosomatics 46:41-6. 2005
    ..In elderly patients with long-standing asthma, disease severity significantly impairs quality of life. Impaired quality of life in these patients may be partly related to psychological status indicators...
  7. pmc Attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder in adults with sleep apnea
    Omer Oguzturk
    Department of Psychiatry Diseases, Kirikkale University Faculty of Medicine, Kirikkale, Turkey
    J Clin Psychol Med Settings 20:234-9. 2013
    ..Thus, in our sample ADHD was not a frequent illness in adult patients with OSA. However, in patients with OSA and ADHD higher levels of anxiety and daytime sleepiness and poorer quality of life was found...
  8. doi request reprint Prevalence of self-reported asthma in urban and rural areas of Turkey
    Aydanur Ekici
    Department of Pulmonary Medicine, Kirikkale University Faculty of Medicine, Kirikkale, Turkey
    J Asthma 49:522-6. 2012
    ..In this study we examined the effects of risk factors on the prevalence of asthma in adults living in rural and urban areas using data from a representative sample...
  9. ncbi request reprint Association of asthma-related symptoms with snoring and apnea and effect on health-related quality of life
    Aydanur Ekici
    Department of Pulmonary Medicine, Kirikkale University Faculty of Medicine, Turkey
    Chest 128:3358-63. 2005
    ..This study aimed to investigate the association of asthma-related symptoms with snoring and apnea, and to assess their effects on health-related quality of life (HRQL)...
  10. ncbi request reprint Perception of bronchoconstriction in obstructive pulmonary diseases (disease-specific dyspnoea)
    Aydanur Ekici
    Department of Pulmonary Medicine, Kirikkale University Faculty of Medicine, 71100 Kirikkale, Turkey
    Clin Sci (Lond) 105:181-5. 2003
    ..The present study indicates that perception of histamine-induced bronchoconstriction is lower in patients with bronchiectasis and chronic bronchitis than in asthmatic patients, and that sex partially contributes to this difference...
  11. ncbi request reprint Negative mood and quality of life in patients with asthma
    Aydanur Ekici
    Department of Pulmonary Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Kirikkale University, Kirikkale
    Qual Life Res 15:49-56. 2006
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  12. ncbi request reprint Respiratory findings in gun factory workers exposed to solvents
    Aytul Cakmak
    Department of Public Health, Medical Faculty, Kirikkale University, Turkey
    Respir Med 98:52-6. 2004
    ..Gun factory workers are exposed to many solvents (toluene, acetone, butanol, xylene, benzene, trichloroethylene). We investigated whether chronic exposure to solvents had adverse effect on respiratory system...
  13. doi request reprint Allergic and nonallergic rhinitis: the threat for obstructive sleep apnea
    A Fusun Kalpaklioglu
    Department of Pulmonary Diseases, Kirikkale University, Faculty of Medicine, Kirikkale, Turkey
    Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 103:20-5. 2009
    ..Although allergic rhinitis (AR) is accepted as a risk factor for obstructive sleep apnea syndrome (OSAS), the role of nonallergic rhinitis (NAR) is unknown...
  14. ncbi request reprint Evaluation and impact of chronic cough: comparison of specific vs generic quality-of-life questionnaires
    Ayse Fusun Kalpaklioglu
    Department of Allergy, Kirikkale University Faculty of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey
    Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 94:581-5. 2005
    ..Chronic cough is a common condition that has a significant impact on health-related quality of life (HRQoL)...
  15. doi request reprint Personality profiles in patients with obstructive sleep apnea
    Aydanur Ekici
    Department of Pulmonary Diseases, Kirikkale University Faculty of Medicine, Kirikkale, Turkey
    Sleep Breath 17:305-10. 2013
    ..The Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory (MMPI) responses between snorers and obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) may be different. Thus, we compared the MMPI responses between snorers and OSA...
  16. ncbi request reprint Obstructive airway diseases in women exposed to biomass smoke
    Aydanur Ekici
    Faculty of Medicine, Department of Chest Diseases, Kirikkale University, Kirikkale 07100, Turkey
    Environ Res 99:93-8. 2005
    ..The presence of acute symptoms during cooking in women in rural areas should signal to general practitioners the possibility of CAD...
  17. doi request reprint Microalbuminuria in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
    Emel Bulcun
    Department of Pulmonary Medicine, University of Kirikkale, Faculty of Medicine, Kirikkale, Turkey
    COPD 10:186-92. 2013
    ..Microalbuminuria is an important risk factor for cardiovascular diseases. Microalbuminuria may be seen due to hypoxemia in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)...
  18. doi request reprint Affect status and perception of exacerbation in patients with asthma
    Aydanur Ekici
    Department of Pulmonary Diseases, Kirikkale University Faculty of Medicine, Kirikkale, Turkey
    Allergy Asthma Proc 31:106-10. 2010
    ..Thus, the emotional factors should be taken into account in the treatment of dyspnea at exacerbation...
  19. doi request reprint State and trait anxiety levels of adolescents in a changing society, Kirikkale city, Turkey
    Omer Oguzturk
    Department of Psychiatry, Kirikkale University Medical School, Kirikkale, Turkey
    J Clin Psychol Med Settings 19:235-41. 2012
    ..In Kirikkale, a city faced with substantial changes in cultural and traditional norms, adolescents could be expected to be under stress and appear to be responding to stress with anxiety...
  20. doi request reprint Factors Associated With Quality of Life in Subjects With Stable COPD
    Aydanur Ekici
    Department of Pulmonary Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Kirikkale University, Kirikkale, Turkey
    Respir Care 60:1585-91. 2015
    ..The purpose of this study was to assess the impact of bronchiectasis, anxiety and depression, and parameters of disease severity on health-related quality of life (HRQOL) in subjects with COPD...
  21. ncbi request reprint Bronchial hyperresponsiveness in patients with obstructive sleep apnea syndrome
    Emel Bulcun
    Department of Chest Diseases, Faculty of Medicine, Kirikkale University, Kirikkale, Turkey
    Tuberk Toraks 61:221-6. 2013
    ..The relationship between obstructive sleep apnea syndrome (OSAS) and bronchial hyperresponsiveness (BHR) is not well known. In this study, we investigated the association between BHR and disease severity in patients with OSAS...
  22. ncbi request reprint Effects of long-term low-level solvent exposure on cognitive function
    Meral Saygun
    Departmentof Public Health, Faculty of Medicine, Kirikkale University, Kirikkale, Turkey
    Clin Invest Med 35:E190-205. 2012
    ..The effects of long-term low-level exposures to solvents on cognitive function were investigated...
  23. ncbi request reprint Quality of life and metabolic disorders in patients with obstructive sleep apnea
    Emel Bulcun
    Department of Pulmonary Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Kirikkale, Kirikkale, Turkey
    Clin Invest Med 35:E105-13. 2012
    ..In this observational study, we examined the factors determining QoL in patients with obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) and nonapneic snoring subjects...
  24. doi request reprint Microalbuminuria in obstructive sleep apnea syndrome
    Emel Bulcun
    Department of Pulmonary Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Kirikkale, 71100, Kirikkale, Turkey
    Sleep Breath 19:1191-7. 2015
    ..In this study, we investigated the prevalence and relationship of microalbuminuria with clinical and physiological parameters in patients with OSAS...
  25. doi request reprint Quality of Life and Bronchial Hyper-Responsiveness in Subjects With Bronchiectasis: Validation of the Seattle Obstructive Lung Disease Questionnaire in Bronchiectasis
    Emel Bulcun
    Department of Pulmonary Diseases, Faculty of Medicine, Kirikkale University, Kirikkale, Turkey
    Respir Care 60:1616-23. 2015
    ..In addition, we aimed to compare the quality of life of subjects with bronchiectasis and bronchial hyper-responsiveness with that of those without to identify the effective factors...
  26. ncbi request reprint Effects of septoplasty on pulmonary function tests in patients with nasal septal deviation
    Emel Bulcun
    Department of Pulmonary Medicine, University of Kirikkale, Faculty of Medicine, Kirikkale, Turkey
    J Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 39:196-202. 2010
    ..To investigate the effects of septoplasty on pulmonary function tests (PFTs) and bronchial hyperresponsiveness (BHR) in patients who had no previous pulmonary diseases...
  27. ncbi request reprint Effect of azithromycin on the severity of bronchial hyperresponsiveness in patients with mild asthma
    Aydanur Ekici
    Department of Chest Diseases, Faculty of Medicine, Kirikkale University, Turkey
    J Asthma 39:181-5. 2002
    ..These results suggested that eight weeks of intermittent, low-dose administration of azithromycin in patients with mild asthma might reduce the severity of bronchial hyperresponsiveness...
  28. pmc Assessment of patients' preferences regarding the characteristics associated with the treatment of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
    Emel Bulcun
    Department of Pulmonary Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Kirikkale, Kirikkale, Turkey
    Int J Chron Obstruct Pulmon Dis 9:363-8. 2014
    ..Here, we evaluate the preferred characteristics associated with the treatment of patients with COPD...
  29. ncbi request reprint Endobronchial lipomatous hamartoma: CT and MR imaging features (2004:5b)
    Sevda Yilmaz
    Department of Radiology, School of Medicine, Kirikkale University, Turkey
    Eur Radiol 14:1521-4. 2004
  30. doi request reprint Effects of timolol and latanoprost on respiratory and cardiovascular status in elderly patients with glaucoma
    Ahmet Ergin
    Department of Ophthalmology, Kirikkale University, School of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey
    J Ocul Pharmacol Ther 25:463-6. 2009
    ..To investigate the respiratory and cardiovascular effects of switching therapy from topical timolol 0.5% to latanoprost 0.005% in elderly patients with glaucoma...
  31. ncbi request reprint State-Trait Anxiety Inventory (STAI) assessment of mothers with language delayed children
    Ozden Ciftçi Cirpar
    Private Hospital, ENT Department, Kirikkale, Turkey
    Clin Invest Med 33:E30-5. 2010
    ..In this study, we evaluated the continuous and state anxiety levels of mothers with children with language delay...
  32. ncbi request reprint Occupational noise-induced tinnitus: does it affect workers' quality of life?
    Nuray Bayar Muluk
    ENT Department, Faculty of Medicine, Kirikkale University, Kirikkale, Turkey
    J Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 37:65-71. 2008
    ..This prospective study aimed to investigate the quality of life of workers in a steel factory...
  33. ncbi request reprint Does subjective tinnitus cause sexual disturbance?
    Nuray Bayar Muluk
    Otolaryngology Department, Kirikkale University, Kirikkale, Turkey
    J Otolaryngol 36:77-82. 2007
    ..Tinnitus can cause psychological problems, which can affect sexual performance. The aim of this study was to investigate sexual disturbance related to the psychological problems of patients with subjective tinnitus...