Reply to Ozsoylu S., Idiopathic Thrombocytopenic Purpura (ITP) in Childhood (Author Reply) (Report)

Reply to Ozsoylu S., Idiopathic Thrombocytopenic Purpura (ITP) in Childhood (Author Reply) (Report)

To The Editor, I sincerely thank the reader for going through my article [1] and raising his doubts. In fact, this review was written basically for general pediatricians about the practical management of acute immune thrombocytopenic purpura in children keeping in view the recommendations of American Society of Hematology [ASH] [2]. So the purpose of […]

Fertility Preservation in Females with Malignant Disease-1: Causes, Clinical Needs and Indications/ Malignitesi Olan Kadinlarda Dogurganligin Korunmasi-1: Nedenler, Klinik Gereksinimler Ve Endikasyonlar (Report)

Fertility Preservation in Females with Malignant Disease-1: Causes, Clinical Needs and Indications/ Malignitesi Olan Kadinlarda Dogurganligin Korunmasi-1: Nedenler, Klinik Gereksinimler Ve Endikasyonlar (Report)

Introduction Cancer incidence is gradually increasing while deaths caused by malignant diseases decrease. When all female cancers are considered, despite an increase in the cancer incidence by 0.3% annually from 1987 to 1999, the death rates for all cancers combined decreased by 0.6% annually from 1992 to 1999 as a result of improvements in current […]

Teaching Social Behavior to Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders Using Social Stories[Tm]: Implications for School-Based Practice (Report)

Teaching Social Behavior to Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders Using Social Stories[Tm]: Implications for School-Based Practice (Report)

Introduction Autism spectrum disorders (ASD), which include autism, Asperger’s Syndrome (AS), and pervasive developmental disorder-not otherwise specified (PDD-NOS), are a group of disorders characterized by a host of difficulties with social interactions, communication, and repetitive behaviors or interests (American Psychiatric Association, 2000). Although currently defined by a triad of impairments, difficulties with social relationships and […]

Utility of Daily Catheter-Drawn Blood Cultures to Predict Catheter-Related Bacteremia in Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplanted Patients/Kateterden Gunluk Alinan Kan Kulturlerinin Hematopoietik Kok Hucre Nakli Yapilan Hastalarda Kateter Ile Iliskili Bakteriyemiyi Ongormedeki Yaran (Research Article) (Report)

Utility of Daily Catheter-Drawn Blood Cultures to Predict Catheter-Related Bacteremia in Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplanted Patients/Kateterden Gunluk Alinan Kan Kulturlerinin Hematopoietik Kok Hucre Nakli Yapilan Hastalarda Kateter Ile Iliskili Bakteriyemiyi Ongormedeki Yaran (Research Article) (Report)

Introduction Infectious complications constitute an important cause of morbidity and mortality in patients who undergo hematopoietic progenitor transplantation (HSCT). Bloodstream infections are among the most frequent bacterial infections in these patients, and central vascular catheters are a very common source of the bacteremia [1,2]. Catheter-related bacteremia (CRB) is an increasing-in-frequency and potentially life-threatening complication.

Some Hematological Parameters and the Prognostic Value of CD4, CD8 and Total Lymphocyte Counts and CD4/CD8 Cell Count Ratio in Healthy HIV Sero-Negative, Healthy HIV Sero-Positive and AIDS Subjects in Port Harcourt, Nigeria/Nijerya'da (Port Harcourt) Saglikli HIV Seronegatif, Saglikli HIV Seropozitif Ve AIDS Hastasi Olgularda CD4, CD8 Ve Toplam Lenfosit Sayimi Ve CD4/CD8 ... (Research Article) (Cluster of Differentiation) (Human Immunodeficiency Virus) (Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome) (Report)

Some Hematological Parameters and the Prognostic Value of CD4, CD8 and Total Lymphocyte Counts and CD4/CD8 Cell Count Ratio in Healthy HIV Sero-Negative, Healthy HIV Sero-Positive and AIDS Subjects in Port Harcourt, Nigeria/Nijerya’da (Port Harcourt) Saglikli HIV Seronegatif, Saglikli HIV Seropozitif Ve AIDS Hastasi Olgularda CD4, CD8 Ve Toplam Lenfosit Sayimi Ve CD4/CD8 … (Research Article) (Cluster of Differentiation) (Human Immunodeficiency Virus) (Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome) (Report)

Introduction Since its identification in 1981, human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection and the associated acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) remain a major health burden globally. Recent estimates indicate that over 35 million people are affected worldwide, with mortality counts of over 20 million [1]. About 70% of these deaths have occurred in sub-Saharan Africa [1], where […]

A Dermal Vascular Hamartoma in a Sun Conure (Aratinga Solstitialis) (Clinical Reports) (Clinical Report)

A Dermal Vascular Hamartoma in a Sun Conure (Aratinga Solstitialis) (Clinical Reports) (Clinical Report)

Abstract: A 19-month-old sun conure (Aratinga solstitialis) of undetermined sex was examined for feather picking of the cranial ventral thoracic region and a lump on the right shoulder. An irregular dermal mass present on the dorsal aspect of the bird’s right shoulder was surgically removed. On the basis of histopathologic, histochemical, and immunohistochemical examination, the […]

Stem Cells and Liver Disease (Report)

Stem Cells and Liver Disease (Report)

INTRODUCTION The global health burden from liver disease is immense with over 450 million individuals infected with viral hepatitis and hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) (1) Cirrhosis kills 27,000 Americans each year, and over 25 million Americans have liver-related diseases. The World Health Organization estimates that there are at least 21.3 million hepatitis C virus (HCV) carriers […]