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Oztekin, Osman - - 2011
Introduction: Group B streptococci cause sepsis and other infections in newborns very early in life (early-onset sepsis) and also later (late-onset sepsis) in the newborn period.
Celik, Yalcin - - 2011
Introduction: Nonketotic hyperglycinemia is an autosomal recessive disorder of glycine metabolism caused by a defect in the the glycine cleavage system.
Paksu, Muhammet - - 2011
Severe symptomatic hypertension which is also called hypertensive crisis is an acute elevation in blood pressure to a level that has the potential to cause end-organ damage. Although not common in childhood, it is a life-threatening medical emergency. Hypertensive crises are classically distinguished into hypertensive urgency and hypertensive emergency depending ...
Azik, Fatih - - 2011
The prevalence of fatal hemolytic transfusion reactions (HTRs) is approximately 1:200000 per unit. Acute HTRs occur during or within 24 h after administration of a blood product. Transfusion of incompatible red blood cells (RBCs), and, more rarely, of a large volume of incompatible plasma usually are the causative agents. Delayed ...
Eren, Erdal - - 2011
Introduction: Osteogenesis imperfecta (OI) is a genetic disorder resulting in increased bone fragility due to defective collagen synthesis. Biphosfonates have been used in children with OI. Herein, we aimed to present clinical and laboratory features of the patients with OI and to evaluate response to biphosphonate therapy.
Inceboz, Tonay - - 2011
Introduction: The purpose of this study was to investigate the cases with a tick bite in Moris Sinasi Children's Hospital between January 2007 and December 2010. We aimed to retrospectively determine the types of the tick, distribution of the cases according to months and years and personal characteristics of the ...
Berk, Erhan - - 2011
Introduction: The febrile convulsion (FC) occurs in neurologically normal children aged between six months and five years and it is defined as convulsions occurred during fever and in the absence of central nervous system (CNS) infection, electrolyte imbalance, diseases affecting directly CNS, and history of afebrile convulsion. The aims of ...
Savaser, Sevim - - 2011
Introduction: The aim of this study was to determine the sociodemographic characteristics of children with constipation, the causes of constipations in these children and the common practices of the parents to solve the problem of constipation.
Dallar, Yildiz - - 2010
Introduction: Child abuse and neglect is a very important problem in our country as it also is in the world. There is a high possibility of child abuse by mothers who suffer depression after birth. Here, a newborn that was physically abused by a mother diagnosed with depression after birth ...
Aslan, Eyup - - 2010
Introduction: Alkaptonuria is a disease caused by deficiency of homogentisate 1-2 dioxygenase, which is associated with thyrosine metabolism in the liver. Deficiency of this enzyme is caused by mutation in homogentisic acid oxidase gene. This is a rare otosomal recessive disease. The most prominent symptom in childhood is darkening of ...
Yildiz, Meral - - 2010
Son yillarda yenidogan yogun bakim unitelerinin yayginlasmasi ve yenidogan bakimindaki gelismelere paralel olarak tum dunyada premature retinopati insidansinda bir artis izlenmektedir. Bu durum taranmasi gereken prematur bebek sayisini ve tedavi edilmesi gereken goz sayisini arttirmaktadir. Bu derlemedeki amacimiz premature retinopati tedavisindeki guncel yenilikleri degerlendirmektir. Tedavi alaninda lazer ve kriyoterapiye alternatif ...
Akcan, A. - - 2010
Family of natriuretic peptides (NP), consists of eight or more peptides associated with each other. These are, atrial natriuretic peptide (ANP) prohormone consisting of 126 amino acids; brain natriuretic peptide (BNP) prohormone consisting of 108 amino acids; C-type natriuretic peptide (CNP) prohormone consisting of 126 amino acids. Although recently identified, ...
Karacan, Mehmet - - 2010
Introduction: The aim of this study was to assess the frequency of undiagnosed congenital and acquired heart diseases among school-aged children.
Ozkan, Hilal - - 2010
Introduction: The aim of this study was to evaluate the characteristic features and both early and late term prognosis of premature infants who were followed-up with NEC in the neonatal intensive care unit.
Demir, Korcan - - 2010
Introduction: In this study, it was aimed to assess the frequency and associated factors of diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA) at diagnosis in patients with newly diagnosed type 1 diabetes who were admitted to pediatric endocrinology clinics in tertiary referral hospitals in Izmir and Manisa provinces.
Babaoglu, Kadir - - 2010
Introduction: Mucopolysaccharidoses (MPS) are an important group of lysosamal storage diseases. Commonly reported cardiac involvements are mitral leaflet thickening and accompanying prolapsus, regurgitation and rarely stenosis. In this study, it was aimed to evaluate cardiac in involvements in patients with MPS.
Cakir, Seher - - 2010
Introduction: There are a plenty of factors influencing glycemic control in children with type 1 diabetes mellitus (DM). The aim of this study was to determine the factors influencing metabolic control in children with type 1 DM.
Gokalp, Gokhan - - 2010
Introduction: Robinow syndrome is characterized by dwarfism demonstrating short-limbed extremities, vertebral malsegmentation/malformation (hemivertebra), costal dysplasia, genital hypoplasia, and fetal facial appearance (wide and prominent forehead, hypertelorism, small and wide nose, molar hypoplasia, and retrognathia). It is a rare genetic disease which may present with either mild autosomal dominant form or ...
Sen, Tolga - - 2010
Introduction: Brucellozis is still a common infectious disease in our country and sometimes it may be presented with uncommon clinical manifestations.
Tarim, Omer - - 2010
Growth hormone deficiency is the most promising entity in terms of response to therapy among the treatable causes of growth retardation. It may be due to genetic or acquired causes. It may be isolated or a part of multiple hormone deficiencies. Diagnostic criteria and therefore treatment indications are still disputed. ...
Kaya, Eser - - 2010
Child abuse and neglect are detrimental to a child's health, physical and psychosocial development and result from inappropriate behavior or inattention on the part of those responsible for the child's care and protection. Child abuse/neglect is a serious public problem encompassing medical, ethical and legal aspects. Imaging methods play an ...
Abaci, Ayhan - - 2010
Introduction: To determine the relation of serum magnesium level with metabolic and clinical parameters in obese children.
Parlak, Adem - - 2010
Introduction: In this study, the effectiveness and safety of topiramate treatment in children with chronic daily headache were investigated.
Cetinkaya, Merih - - 2010
Introduction: The aim of this study was to evaluate the neonates with Rh hemolytic disease according to the severity of hemolytic disease (slight, moderate and severe) and the presence of intrauterine transfusion (IUT) for necessity of postnatal exchange transfusion or phototherapy application and severity of neonatal anemia.
Gunduz, Kamer - - 2009
Introduction: Ichtyosiform dermatoses are a group of hereditary disorders characterized by excessive scaling on the skin. Lamellar ichtyosis is an autosomal recessive disorder. The clinical findings are seen at birth and become widespread and prominent in time; gray-brown scales are seen all over the body. Emollients and keratolytics containing salicylic ...
Kucuktasci, Kazim - - 2009
Introduction: Pseudohypoaldosteronism is a disease which occurs as a result of peripheral resistance to aldosterone and is characterised by salt wasting.
Zengin, Aysel - - 2009
PFAPA syndrome is a chronic disease of unknown etiology characterized by sudden onset of high fever, aphthous stomatitis, pharyngitis and cervical lymphadenopathy. This syndrome, which usually observes under 5 years of age and common in boys, has a benign course and with no long-term sequelae. Although clinical findings are clear ...
Apak, Selcuk - - 2009
Corpus Callosum (CC) is located in the middle part of the brain. Although it's presence known since centuries, some functions still could not be well understood. Structure of CC is somewhat different from other parts of brain and easily be affected from several factors during pre and post natal period. ...
Turkkan, Alpaslan - - 2009
In this review, the relationship between very low frequency electromagnetic fields, originating from high voltage powerlines, and childhood leukemia was evaluated. Electromagnetic fields have biological effects. Whole populations are effected by different levels of electromagnetic fields but children are more sensible. In urban areas high voltage powerlines are the main ...
Erdemir, Gulin - - 2009
Introduction: Gastroesophageal reflux disease is named when gastroesophageal reflux becomes symptomatic, influences the life comfort, and results in morbidity. In this study, we aimed to evaluate the patients admitted with GER-associated symptoms with demographic characteristics, 24-hour esophageal pH monitorization results, and responses to different treatment protocols.
Ozdemir, Ozlem - - 2009
Introduction: The aim of this study was to evaluate the efficacy and adverse effects of topiramate add on therapy in children with intractable epilepsy.
Kirkpinar, Ayhan - - 2009
Introduction: Studies on lung functions at the long term follow-up of pleural empyema treatment in children are limited. The aim of this study was to evaluate the long term pulmonary function test results in childhood empyema cases treated with antibiotic (AB) or AB+tube thoracostomy (TT) or AB+TT+fibrinolytics (FT).
Sevinir, Betul - - 2009
Introduction: The aim of this study is to evaluate admissonal clinical and laboratory characteristics of pediatric non-Hodgkin lymphoma (NHL) patients who are treated in our department.
Sen, Tolga - - 2009
Introduction: The aim of this study was to investigate the effect of glycemic control on plasma ghrelin levels and serum IGF-1 levels in girls with type 1 diabetes.
Karacan, Mehmet - - 2009
Colchicine is a drug that has been used primarily in several diseases. Colchicine poisoning is an infrequent but potentially life-threatening problem characterized by multiorgan involvement. We present seven children with colchicine poisoning. Their ages ranged between 1 and 9 years. In six children, the amount of colchicine consumed was between ...
Kamber, Kadri - - 2009
Selective IgA deficiency (sIgAD), using 5 mg/dl of serum IgA as the upper limit for diagnosis and concomitant lack of secretory IgA, is the most common form of primary immunodeficiency. The pathogenesis of IgA deficiency is not known, although abnormalities in Ig class switching and the cytokines involved in isotype ...
Canbulat, Nejla - - 2009
Enuresis is an important health problem in our country like all over the world and its frequency is 20.6-23.1 % for boys, and 8.7-18.2% for girls. Although it is known for many years that enuresis has organic causes and psychological factors play a role, it has been thought that factors ...
Kilic, Mehtap - - 2009
Adverse drug reactions are common, but only 15% are immunologically mediated. As drug use continues to increase, the incidence of drug allergy will also continue to rise. Drug allergies have a significant impact on clinical practice, drug development and public health. One of the significant consequences of allergic drug reactions ...
Ozdemir, Ozlem - - 2009
Aim: The aim of this prospective study was to evaluate the clinical characteristics; physical findings, cardiological, hematological and neurological problems; treatment approaches; and the prognosis of children with breath holding spells.
Yildiz, Meral - - 2009
Aim: This study aimed to evaluate the anatomical and the refractive outcomes in cases that underwent laser photocoagulation (LP) for retinopathy of prematurity (ROP).
Donmez, Osman - - 2009
Aim: The aim of this study was to investigate the etiological factors, clinical progression and management of acute renal failure (ARF) in hospitalized children.
Akcan, A. - - 2009
Aim: The aim of this study was to compare the mean platelet volumes (MPV) in babies of preeclamptic and normal pregnant women and to investigate the correlation between thrombocytopenia and MPV in the babies of preeclamptic mothers.
Alp, Hayrullah - - 2009
Aim: This study was conducted to identify the duration of breastfeeding and the factors effecting this in mothers admitted to a state hospital.
Kislal, Fatih - - 2009
Multiple pterygium syndrome (MPS) is characterized by abnormal facial appearance and skin folds on antecubital, cervical, popliteal, neck and interdigital areas and flexor contractures of joints. It is also known as pterygum colli syndrome, Escobar syndrome or pterygium syndrome. This case report describes an infant with MPS born as a ...
Ozdemir, Ozlem - - 2009
Aim: Febrile neutropenia is the major cause of mortality and morbidity in cancer patients. For this reason, early diagnosis of severe infections and appropriate antimicrobial therapy are very important. The aim of this study was to investigate the difference between C-reactive protein (CRP) and procalcitonin in determining the sepsis and ...
Vurucu, Sebahattin - - 2009
Wilson's disease is an inherited autosomal recessive, degenerative disorder characterized by copper accumulation in the organs and tissues such as liver, brain, kidney, cornea, and placenta due to deficiency of copper excretion from the body by bile. Clinical findings varies according to involved organs. The diagnosis is based on increased ...
Sen, Tolga - - 2009
Long standing hypothyroidism without therapy leads to myopathy which is associated with proximal muscle weakness, fatigue, exertional pain, pseudohypertrophy due to myoedema, diminished deep tendon resexes, and stiffness in muscles. Kocher-Debre-Semelaigne syndrome is a specific, rare form of hypothyroid myopathy, which causes hypertrophy of muscles. In this article, we emphasized ...
Dinler, Gonul - - 2009
Malnutrition is a common event in children with cancer. Both cancer and its therapies contribute to malnutrition in different proportion. Malnutrition predisposes the child to increased morbidity, poorer outcome and reduction in quality of life. To prevent and/or treat malnutrition, children with cancer need to be evaluated their nutritional status ...
Akdis, Mubeccel - - 2009
Genetic predisposition and environmental instructions tune thresholds for activation, effector functions and life span of T cells, other inflammatory cells and resident tissue cells. Defects in apoptosis and peripheral tolerance in T cells define different allergic phenotypes. High IFN-[gamma]-producing activated allergen-specific T cells predominantly undergo apoptosis in the circulation, skewing ...
Ormeci, Ahmet - - 2009
Aim: The second dose of measles vaccination has been performed since 1998 in Turkey. As a result of measles vaccination campaign in schools (MVCS) between September to October 2003, the children vaccinated once or twice before campaign would be vaccinated once more. We planned to investigate the immunity provided by ...
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