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Assessment of health-related quality of life in Turkish patients with facial prostheses
Background: Facial prostheses are intended to provide a non-operative rehabilitation for patients with acquired facial defects. By improving aesthetics and quality of life (QOL), this treatment involves reintegration of ...
Electrocardiographic P-wave characteristics in patients with psoriasis vulgaris
Purpose. Psoriasis vulgaris is one of the most common skin disorders. Patients with psoriasis carry an excessive risk of atrial fibrillation (AF). The differences between the maximum (Pmax) and the minimum (Pmin) P-wave ...
A 4-year clinical evaluation of direct composite build-ups for space closure after orthodontic treatment
To evaluate the medium-term clinical performance of direct composite build-ups for diastema closures and teeth recontouring using a nano and a nanohybrid composite in combination with three- or two-step etch-and-rinse ...
The efficacy of a hemostatic agent in anticoagulant drug-induced rat bleeding model
Background: Bleeding is a major problem in warfarin pretreated patients who need emergency surgical procedures. APH is a hemostatic agent with ultra-hydrophilic and particulate properties. This study aimed to evaluate the ...
Validation of the Turkish version of the Liverpool Oral Rehabilitation Questionnaire version 3 (LORQv3) in prosthetically rehabilitated patients with head and neck cancer
Background: The Liverpool Oral Rehabilitation Questionnaire version 3 (LORQv3) is a measure assessing the impact of oral rehabilitation on patients- health-related quality of life (HRQOL). The aims of the study were to ...
A Remarkable Age-Related Increase in SIRT1 Protein Expression against Oxidative Stress in Elderly: SIRT1 Gene Variants and Longevity in Human
Aging is defined as the accumulation of progressive organ dysfunction. Controlling the rate of aging by clarifying the complex pathways has a significant clinical importance. Nowadays, sirtuins have become famous molecules ...
Evaluation of Auditory Pathways Using DTI in Patients Treated with Gamma Knife Radiosurgery for Acoustic Neuroma: A Preliminary Report
Purpose We aimed to evaluate the change in bilateral auditory pathways using diffusion tensor imaging (DTI) after gamma knife radiosurgery (GKR) and to determine the relationship between the radiosurgical treatment variables ...
Complete seizure freedom is possible in patients with MTLE-HS after surgery in spite of extratemporal electro-clinical features
Purpose: The aim was to identify the common typical and atypical ictal semiologic and EEG features of patients with mesial temporal lobe epilepsy and hippocampal sclerosis who became seizure-free postoperatively.
Incidence and factors associated with complications of sutured and sutureless cataract surgery following pars plana vitrectomy at a tertiary referral centre in Turkey
Aims To evaluate the incidence of and factors contributing to intraoperative and postoperative complications of eyes with previous pars plana vitrectomy (PPV) undergoing phacoemulsification and intraocular lens (IOL) ...
Microperimetric Changes After Photodynamic Therapy for Central Serous Chorioretinopathy
PURPOSE: To evaluate the effect of half-dose verteporfin photodynamic therapy (PDT) on macular function in cases of central serous chorioretinopathy (CSC).