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The evaluation of cystatin C, IL-Iß, and TNF-? levels in total saliva and gingival crevicular fluid from 11- to 16-year-old children

Ülker A.E. | Tulunoglu Ö. | Özmeric N. | Can M. | Demirtas S.

Makale | 2008 | Journal of Periodontology79 ( 5 ) , pp.854 - 860

Background: The aim of this study was to evaluate the levels of cystatin C, interleukin-1ß (IL-1ß), and tumor necrosis factor-alpha (TNF-?) in the total saliva and gingival crevicular fluid (GCF) of periodontally healthy children (PHC) and children with gingivitis (CG) who were between 11 and 16 years old. Methods: The study was carried out with 10 PHC and 25 CG. Unstimulated total saliva and GCF samples were obtained. Clinical parameters, including probing depth (PD), clinical attachment loss (CAL), plaque index (PI), gingival index (GI), and gingival bleeding index (GBI), were assessed. GCF samples were collected from four maxilla . . .ry upper incisors. After sampling, biochemical analyses were performed using latex particle-enhanced turbidimetric immunoassay for cystatin C and enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay for IL-1ß and TNF-?. The multivariate analysis of variance test was used for statistical evaluation. Results: In total saliva, cystatin C and TNF-? levels were higher in PHC, and IL-1ß levels were higher in CG, but the differences were not statistically significant. In GCF, cystatin C levels were higher in PHC (P >0.05), whereas TNF-? and IL-1ß levels were higher in CG (P >0.05). In the CG group, there were positive correlations between the GCF cystatin C level and the PI of the sampled site (r = 0.488; Daha fazlası Daha az

Evaluation of effects of ischaemia on the albumin cobalt binding (ACB) assay in patients exposed to trauma

Can M. | Demirtas S. | Polat O. | Yildiz A.

Makale | 2006 | Emergency Medicine Journal23 ( 7 ) , pp.537 - 539

Background: In the emergency department (ED), the diagnosis of acute myocardial ischaemia is very difficult because of the absence of a rapid, reliable diagnostic test. The albumin cobalt binding (ACB) assay is a good candidate as a marker for for detection of myocardial ischaemia, as it is an easy and rapid test. To date, however, the way in which alterations in metal binding sites of human serum albumin depend on ischaemic events has not been reported in detail. Methods: We studied 92 patients admitted to the ED within 1 hour after exposure to trauma. Trauma patients divided into two groups according to their Injury Severity Score . . . (ISS): group 1 comprised mildly injured patients who had ISS trauma score 15 (n=32). The blood specimens of 30 healthy volunteers were studied as a control group. Results: Group 2 showed significantly increased ACB levels (0.63 (0.18) absorbance units (ABSU)) compared with group 1 (0.54 (0.14) ABSU) ( Daha fazlası Daha az

Garlic supplemented diet attenuates gentamicin nephrotoxicity in rats

Seckiner I. | Bayrak O. | Can M. | Gorkem Mungan A. | Aydin Mungan N.

Makale | 2014 | International Braz J Urol40 ( 4 ) , pp.562 - 567

Purpose: To demonstrate the effect of a 4% pulverized garlic supplemented diet on the nephrotoxicity induced by gentamicin in rats. Materials and Methods: Twenty four healthy male Wistar rats, weighing between 220 - 260grams, were divided into three groups. The rats were randomly assigned to either the gentamicin injection without garlic supplementation group (Group I, n = 8), gentamicin injection with garlic supplementation group (Group II, n = 8), and control group (Group III, n = 8). Urine from the rats was collected and the volume (mL), microalbumin (mg/L), creatinine (mg/dL), Na (mmol/L), K (mmol/L), Cl (mmol/L), P (mg/dL), N-a . . .cetyl glucosamine (NAG) (U/L) and pH values were measured. Then urea (mg/dL), creatinine (mg/dL), total protein (g/dL) and cystatin (mg/L) values were measured for the blood samples obtained from tail veins. Results: The median NAG value for the control group (52.050 U/L) was similar to value for Group II (56.400 U/L), which received gentamicin and the garlic diet. However, the median NAG value for Group I (77.030 U/L), which received gentamicin without garlic supplementation, was determined to be statistically significantly higher (p = 0.010) than the value for the control group. In addition, the mean cystatin value for Group II (1.360 U/L) was found to be statistically significantly lower than the value for the Group I (2.240 U/L) (p = 0.015). Conclusions: In this study we showed the effect of 4% pulverized garlic supplemented diet for preventing nephrotoxicity induced by gentamicin in rats by using as parameters NAG in urine samples and cystatin C in serum samples Daha fazlası Daha az

Anti-inflammatory efficiency of Ankaferd blood stopper in experimental distal colitis model

Koçak E. | Akbal E. | Tas A. | Köklü S. | Karaca G. | Can M. | Kösem B.

Makale | 2013 | Saudi Journal of Gastroenterology19 ( 3 ) , pp.126 - 130

Background/Aim: Ankaferd blood stopper (ABS) is a herbal extract that enhances mucosal healing. In this study, we aimed to investigate the efficiency of ABS in the treatment of experimental distal colitis. Materials and Methods: Twenty one male albino rats were divided into three groups: Sham control (Group 1), colitis induced by acetic acid and treated with saline (Group 2), colitis induced by acetic acid and treated with ABS (Group 3). At end of the 7 th day of induction, all the rats were lightly anesthetized with intramuscular ketamine (8 mg/kg) and thereafter laparotomy and total colectomy were performed. The distal colon segme . . .nt was assessed macroscopically and microscopically. In addition malondialdehyde (MDA), superoxide dismutase (SOD) and nitric oxide (NO) levels of the colonic tissue and changes in body weight were measured. Results: The MDA and NO levels of the colonic tissues and weight loss were significantly higher in Group 2 compared to Group 1 and Group 3. Microscopic and macroscopic damage scores were significantly higher in Group 2 and Group 3 than Group 1 (P: 0.001, P: 0.004, respectively). Although the microscopic and macroscopic damage scores in Group 3 were slightly lower than Group 2, the difference was not statistically significant. The SOD levels of the colonic tissues were not different between the three groups. Conclusion: Weight alterations and high-levels of the colonic tissue MDA and NO suggested that ABS might have anti-inflammatory effects on experimental distal colitis. However, this suggestion was not supported by histopathological findings Daha fazlası Daha az

The effect of montelukast on soluble interleukin-2 receptor and tumor necrosis factor ? in pediatric asthma

Can M. | Yüksel B. | Demirtaş S. | Tomaç N.

Makale | 2006 | Allergy and Asthma Proceedings27 ( 4 ) , pp.383 - 386

Proinflammatory cytokines such as tumor necrosis factor (TNF) a and soluble interleukin 2 receptor (sIL-2R) are very important mediators in induction of inflammatory response in lung. The aim of this study was to investigate anti-inflammatory response of cysteinyl leukotriene receptor antagonist montelukast on macrophage and T-cell activation by sIL-2R and TNF-? in mild atopic asthmatic children. Fifteen children with mild-to-moderate atopic asthma and 15 nonatopic children as control, enrolled in the study. Asthmatic children were treated with montelukast, 5-mg tablets, for 1 month. Lung function test forced expiratory volume in 1 . . .second (FEV1) was performed before and after treatment. Serum TNF-?, sIL-2R, and eosinophil cationic protein levels were determined in the control group and in asthmatic children before and after treatment. The mean eosinophil cationic protein value was significantly decreased (33.2 ± 14.8 and 22.2 ± 12.1; p < 0.05) and FEV1 was significantly increased (86.9 ± 20.9 and 102.1 ± 12.7; p < 0.05) after 1 month treatment with montelukast. The mean serum IL-2R levels were significantly higher in the before treatment group than in the after treatment group (1061.9 ± 491 and 794 ± 230.9; p < 0.05) or in control subjects (581.1 ± 123; p < 0.01). The mean serum TNF-? level was higher in the before treatment group than in the after treatment group and control group (7.30 ± 3.93, 5.20 ± 1.46, and 4.95 ± 2.27; p < 0.05). There was a significant correlation between TNF-? and sIL-2R in patients before montelukast treatment (r = 0.674; p < 0.01). This study indicates that montelukast improves clinical parameters and shows anti-inflammatory response by decreasing serum sIL-2R and TNF-? levels. Copyright © 2006, OceanSide Publications, Inc., U.S.A Daha fazlası Daha az

Selenium, copper, zinc, iron levels and mortality in patients with sepsis and systemic inflammatory response syndrome in Western Black Sea Region, Turkey

Ayoglu H. | Sezer Ü. | Akin M. | Okyay D. | Ayoglu F. | Can M. | Kücükosman G.

Makale | 2016 | Journal of the Pakistan Medical Association66 ( 4 ) , pp.447 - 452

Objective: To evaluate the changing levels of selenium, copper, zinc and iron in patients with sepsis and systemic inflammatory response syndrome and their influence on mortality. Methods: The prospective study was conducted at a tertiary care university hospital in Zonguldak city in the western Black Sea region of Turkey from January 2012 to December 2013, and comprised patients with sepsis and systemic inflammatory response syndrome. Blood samples were taken on 1st, 3rd, 5th and 7th days to measure serum selenium, copper, zinc and iron levels. Patients' demographic data, presence of additional diseases and mortality were recorded. . . . Results: Of the 57 patients, 28(49.1%) were female and 29(50.9%) were male, with an overall mean age of 60.3±19.4 years, mean height of 166.1±11.4cm, mean weight of 76.5±17.5kg. Copper and zinc levels were in the normal range, while selenium and iron levels were lower than the limit values at all measuring periods. There was no significant difference between first and other days in accordance with element levels (p>0.05). Baseline copper levels in patients with malignancy were lower than patients without malignancy ( Daha fazlası Daha az

Ischemia modified albumin and plasma oxidative stress markers in Alzheimer's disease

Can M. | Varlibas F. | Guven B. | Akhan O. | Yuksel G.A.

Makale | 2013 | European Neurology69 ( 6 ) , pp.377 - 380

Objectives: The objective of this study was to determine ischemia modified albumin (IMA) and oxidant status in Alzheimer's disease (AD). Therefore, we evaluated the IMA and oxidant status by measuring serum uric acid, albumin and gamma-glutamyltransferase (GGT) in AD. Methods: The plasma albumin, uric acid, GGT and IMA levels were measured by spectrophotometric methods in 32 AD patients and 32 healthy controls. The Mini Mental Status Examination and Clinical Dementia Rating Scale were used to evaluate the cognitive functions of AD patients. Results: AD patients had significantly higher IMA levels as compared to those of the controls . . . respectively. Uric acid concentrations were significantly decreased and GGT values were significantly increased in AD when compared with control group. Albumin levels of the patients were also compared and no significant difference was detected. Conclusion: Oxidative stress and IMA levels rise in AD. However, large prospective studies are required to understand the mechanisms leading to increased IMA levels during AD, whether preceded or not by AD. © 2013 S. Karger AG, Basel Daha fazlası Daha az

Neuroprotective effects of Quercetin on radiation-induced brain injury in rats

Kale A. | Pişkin O. | Baş Y. | Aydln B.G. | Can M. | Elmas Ö. | Büyükuysal Ç.

Makale | 2018 | Journal of Radiation Research59 ( 4 ) , pp.404 - 410

Extensive research has been focused on radiation-induced brain injury. Animal and human studies have shown that flavonoids have remarkable toxicological profiles. This study aims to investigate the neuroprotective effects of quercetin in an experimental radiation-induced brain injury. A total of 32 adult male Wistar-Albino rats were randomly divided into four groups (control, quercetin, radiation, and radiation+quercetin groups, with eight rats in each group). Doses (50 mg/kg) of quercetin were administered to the animals in the quercetin and radiation+quercetin groups; radiation and radiation+quercetin groups were exposed to a dose . . . of 20 Gy to the cranium region. Tissue samples, and biochemical levels of tissue injury markers in the four groups were compared. In all measured parameters of oxidative stress, administration of quercetin significantly demonstrated favorable effects. Both plasma and tissue levels of malondialdehyde and total antioxidant status significantly changed in favor of antioxidant activity. Histopathological evaluation of the tissues also demonstrated a significant decrease in cellular degeneration and infiltration parameters after quercetin administration. Quercetin demonstrated significant neuroprotection after radiation-induced brain injury. Further studies of neurological outcomes under different experimental settings are required in order to achieve conclusive results. ©The Author(s) 2018. Published by Oxford University Press on behalf of The Japan Radiation Research Society and Japanese Society for Radiation Oncology Daha fazlası Daha az

Serum prolidase activity in psoriasis patients

Guven B. | Can M. | Genc M. | Koca R.

Makale | 2013 | Archives of Dermatological Research305 ( 6 ) , pp.473 - 476

This study aimed to evaluate serum prolidase activity and the effects of gender, body mass index (BMI), disease severity and duration, and therapy type on prolidase activity in patients with psoriatic as well as the relationship between serum NO·and prolidase levels in these patients. The study included 29 clinically documented plaque patients with psoriasis and 24 healthy volunteers. Data such as age, sex, BMI, duration and severity of disease, and type of therapy were assessed. NO·levels were determined by the Griess reaction. Serum prolidase assay is based on a colorimetric determination of proline by Chinard's reagent. We did no . . .t determine any difference in serum NO·levels of psoriatic patients when compared to controls. Serum prolidase levels in psoriasis patients were significantly higher than those in controls. There was no significant difference in prolidase activity between male and female. No statistically significant correlations were found between serum prolidase levels and BMI, PASI and disease duration. When compared between topical treatment group and systemic treatment group, there was no significant difference in serum prolidase activity. In conclusion, patients with psoriasis exhibit higher serum prolidase activity independent of gender, BMI, disease severity or duration, type of treatments or NO·level. However, further studies are needed to verify these findings as well as altered collagen synthesis in patients with psoriasis. © 2013 Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg Daha fazlası Daha az

Influence of intraperitoneal volume on QT dispersion in patients with continuous ambulatory peritoneal dialysis: Acute cardiac impact of peritoneal dialysis

Kocak G. | Azak A. | Huddam B. | Yalcin F. | Güven B. | Can M. | Duranay M.

Makale | 2011 | Renal Failure33 ( 6 ) , pp.568 - 571

Aim: The leading cause of mortality in dialysis patients is cardiovascular complications, including ventricular arrhythmias and sudden cardiac death. QT dispersion (QTd), a simple noninvasive arrhythmogenic marker, is used to assess homogeneity of cardiac repolarization. It was also significantly prolonged in continuous ambulatory peritoneal dialysis (CAPD) patients. The acute cardiac effect of increased abdominal pressure due to infused dialysate during CAPD is not clear yet. In this study we aimed to evaluate corrected QTd (cQTd) and cardiac injury markers such as plasma pro-brain natriuretic peptide (proBNP) and troponin I (TnI) . . .in CAPD patients before and after an infusion of peritoneal dialysate fluid. Methods: Thirty subjects (16 women, 14 men; mean age, 40.21 ± 12.34 years) enrolled in our study. QTd, cQTd, maximum QT (QTmax), maximum corrected QT (cQTmax), minimum QT (QTmin), and minimum corrected QT (cQTmin) intervals were measured from standard 12-lead electrocardiography. Results: We found that cQTmax, cQTmin, and cQTd were not changed from baseline measurement after infusion of dialysate in CAPD patients (460 ± 49 vs. 460 ± 38, p = 0.9; 410 ± 36 vs. 410 ± 41, p = 0.8; 470 ± 30 vs. 460 ± 25, p = 0.7, respectively). There were no statistically significant differences between before and after peritoneal dialysate according to the levels of proBNP and TnI (155.64 ± 76.41 vs. 208.30 ± 118.46, p = 0.2; 0.008 ± 0.007 vs. 0.01 ± 0.011; p = 0.4, respectively). Conclusion: In conclusion, we did not find any significant effect of peritoneal dialysate fluid infusion volume on QTd and cardiac injury markers in patients with chronic renal failure receiving CAPD therapy, which is thought to be a safer modality of dialysis. © 2011 Informa Healthcare USA, Inc Daha fazlası Daha az

Lipid peroxidation and homocysteine levels in Behçet's disease

Mungan A.G. | Can M. | Açikgöz S. | Eştürk E. | Altinyazar C.

Makale | 2006 | Clinical Chemistry and Laboratory Medicine44 ( 9 ) , pp.1115 - 1118

Background: The aim of this study was to investigate serum paraoxonase (PON1) activity in relation to homocysteine, malondialdehyde (MDA) and lipid parameters in active and inactive Behçet's disease (BD). Methods: A total of 46 consecutive BD patients and 25 healthy control subjects were included in the present study. Results: Serum PON1 activity in both active and inactive BD was significantly lower compared with healthy subjects (p

Diagnostic value of serum ghrelin levels in prostate cancer

Mungan N.A. | Eminferzane S. | Mungan A.G. | Yesilli C. | Seckiner I. | Can M. | Ayoglu F.

Makale | 2008 | Urologia Internationalis80 ( 3 ) , pp.245 - 248

Purpose: Expression of recently identified growth hormone-releasing peptide, ghrelin, and its receptor has been demonstrated in prostate cancer (PCA) cell lines. It was also shown that ghrelin has increased cell proliferation in vitro when added to PCA cell lines. The aim of this study was to evaluate the diagnostic value of serum ghrelin levels in detection of PCA. Material and Method: 30 patients with PCA and 50 patients with benign prostate hyperplasia (BPH) were enrolled in the study. The serum ghrelin levels of PCA and BPH patients were compared. The correlations between ghrelin and age groups, body mass index, total prostate-s . . .pecific antigen (PSA) levels, free/total PSA ratio, Gleason score, and prostate volume were also studied. Results: There were no statistically significant differences between the two groups and parameters mentioned above in terms of serum ghrelin levels (p > 0.05). Conclusion: Although ghrelin has been shown to induce PCA cell proliferation by in vitro studies, its role in the diagnosis of PCA was not demonstrated in our clinical study. Insufficient secretion of ghrelin into serum or the effect of other sources of ghrelin to serum ghrelin levels could be responsible for this discrepancy. Copyright © 2008 S. Karger AG Daha fazlası Daha az

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