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Gamma Knife Treatment for Patients with Acoustic Neuroma: Bezmialem Vakif University Gamma Knife Unit Preliminary Results
Objective: Gamma knife is a stereotactic radiosurgical technique that focuses radiation on a specific target in the brain using 192 or 201 different Co60 sources. Because gamma knife is an effective and safe treatment, it ...
Protective Effects of Curcumin on Cadmium-Induced Renal Injury in Young and Aged Rats
Objective: We aimed to investigate the protective effects of curcumin (Cr) against cadmium (Cd) toxicity on the kidneys of both young and aged rats. Methods: Forty-eight young and aged female Spraque–Dawley rats were ...
Protective Effects of Silymarin against Cardiac Tissue Injury Caused By a High-dose Administration of Isotretinoin in Mice
Objective: We aimed to histopathologically and biochemically investigate the protective effects of silymarin (SLY) against cardiac injury induced by a high-dose isotretinoin (ISR) administration.
An Overwiev of the Neural Crest Cells and Tumor Metastasis
Neural crest cells (NCCs) derived from neuroectoderm are multipotential cells. NCCs leave the neuroepithelium and migrate to various tissues by epithelial-mesenchymal transition. In this areas NCCs differentiate to variety ...
Reliability and Validity of the Abbreviated Turkish Version of the Zarit Caregiver Burden Interview
Objective: Our aim was to validate the Turkish version of the 12 item form of the Zarit Caregiver Burden Interview (T-ZBI-12) as an instrument to measure the caregiver burden in caregivers of patients with dementia in ...
Laryngofissure Cordectomy-Evaluations of Positive Margins and Survival Rates
Objective: The primary aim of this study was to evaluate the results of early-stage glottic laryngeal cancer patients who underwent laryngofissure cordectomy. Results were analyzed in terms of positive margins and survival ...
Differences in the Prevalence of Giardia intestinalis as a Generalized Pruritus Etiologic Factor Between Geographic Regions in Turkey
Objective: Giardia intestinalis is a protozoan parasite of the gastrointestinal tract that is widely distributed worldwide. Patients with G. intestinalis are usually asymptomatic; however, the presence of the parasite may ...
Importance of Performing Radiotherapy and Chemotherapy in the Same Clinic and Bad Prognostic Factors for Small-cell Lung Cancer Patients
Objective: We evaluated different treatment results reported and showed the effect of treatment at single and multiple clinics for small-cell lung cancer (SCLC). We attempted to show a decreasing impact of chemotherapy ...
Radioembolization Treatment for Liver Cancer
Although curative treatment is surgery (resection/transplantation) and for small lesions ablative strategies, in primary liver carcinomas such as hepatocellular carcinoma and cholangiocellular carcinoma, palliative treatment ...
Esmolol Administration for the Treatment of Refractory Ventricular Fibrillation
Ventricular fibrillation (VF) after releasing an aortic cross clamp in patients undergoing open heart surgery procedures is not rare. Ischemiareperfusion injury after release of the aortic clamp, increased adrenergic tone, ...