1. Only Frailty? What About Other Factors Affecting Cognition?

    Journal of the American Geriatrics Society 63(6):1281 (2015) PMID 26096424

  2. Gestational Hypertension and Preeclampsia in Living Kidney Donors

    New England Journal of Medicine 372(15):1468 (2015) PMID 25853753

    To the Editor: Garg et al. (Jan. 8 issue)1 report an increased risk of preeclampsia and gestational hypertension among living kidney donors but do not note whether there was an increased risk of gestational diabetes, although such a risk has been reported.2 Since donors may be more awa...
  3. Gestational hypertension and preeclampsia in living kidney donors.

    New England Journal of Medicine 372(15):1468 (2015) PMID 25853754

    To the Editor: Garg et al. (Jan. 8 issue)(1) report an increased risk of preeclampsia and gestational hypertension among living kidney donors but do not note whether there was an increased risk of gestational diabetes, although such a risk has been reported.(2) Since donors may be more aware of ...
  4. Influence of antimuscarinic therapy on cognitive functions and quality of life in geriatric patients treated for overactive bladder.

    Aging and Mental Health 19(3):217 (2015) PMID 25555041

    Incidences of overactive bladder (OAB) and cognitive dysfunction increase with aging. Treatment of OAB with antimuscarinic agents may result in cognitive decline, especially in patients with Alzheimer's disease (AD). The aim of this study is to evaluate the effect of antimuscarinic treatment on ...
  5. Influence of antimuscarinic therapy on cognitive functions and quality of life in geriatric patients treated for overactive bladder.

    Aging and Mental Health 19(3):217 (2015) PMID 25555041

    Incidences of overactive bladder (OAB) and cognitive dysfunction increase with aging. Treatment of OAB with antimuscarinic agents may result in cognitive decline, especially in patients with Alzheimer's disease (AD). The aim of this study is to evaluate the effect of antimuscarinic treatment on ...
  6. Estimating radiation therapy toxicity and tolerability with comprehensive assessment parameters in geriatric cancer patients.

    Asian Pacific journal of cancer prevention : APJCP 16(5):1965 (2015) PMID 25773795

    Cancer prevalance and incidence is increasing with aging of populations and age is a critical factor in decision-making for anti-cancer treatment. However it is believed that chronological age is not enough to guide management in elderly cancer patients. Multidisciplinary evaluation and comprehe...
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  7. Influence of antimuscarinic therapy on cognitive functions and quality of life in geriatric patients treated for overactive bladder.

    Aging and Mental Health 19(3):217 (2015) PMID 25555041

    Incidences of overactive bladder (OAB) and cognitive dysfunction increase with aging. Treatment of OAB with antimuscarinic agents may result in cognitive decline, especially in patients with Alzheimer's disease (AD). The aim of this study is to evaluate the effect of antimuscarinic treatment on ...
  8. Geriatrics education is associated with positive attitudes toward older people in internal medicine residents: a multicenter study.

    Archives of Gerontology and Geriatrics 60(2):307 (2015) PMID 25532778

    The number of older people is growing fast in Turkey. In this context, internal medicine residents and specialists contact older people more frequently. Thus, healthcare providers' knowledge and attitudes toward older people is becoming more important. Studies that specifically investigate inter...
  9. Functional disability in Alzheimer disease: a validation study of the Turkish version of the disability assessment for dementia scale.

    Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry and Neurology 27(4):237 (2014) PMID 24763071

    This study aimed to determine the reliability and validity of the Turkish version of Disability Assessment for Dementia (DAD) scale in the Turkish elderly population with Alzheimer disease (AD). The DAD scale was administered to the primary caregivers of 157 patients (age 77.7 ± 6.8 years) with ...
  10. Functional disability in Alzheimer disease: a validation study of the Turkish version of the disability assessment for dementia scale.

    Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry and Neurology 27(4):237 (2014) PMID 24763071

    This study aimed to determine the reliability and validity of the Turkish version of Disability Assessment for Dementia (DAD) scale in the Turkish elderly population with Alzheimer disease (AD). The DAD scale was administered to the primary caregivers of 157 patients (age 77.7 ± 6.8 years) with ...
  11. Functional disability in Alzheimer disease: a validation study of the Turkish version of the disability assessment for dementia scale.

    Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry and Neurology 27(4):237 (2014) PMID 24763071

    This study aimed to determine the reliability and validity of the Turkish version of Disability Assessment for Dementia (DAD) scale in the Turkish elderly population with Alzheimer disease (AD). The DAD scale was administered to the primary caregivers of 157 patients (age 77.7 ± 6.8 years) with ...
  12. Functional disability in Alzheimer disease: a validation study of the Turkish version of the disability assessment for dementia scale.

    Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry and Neurology 27(4):237 (2014) PMID 24763071

    This study aimed to determine the reliability and validity of the Turkish version of Disability Assessment for Dementia (DAD) scale in the Turkish elderly population with Alzheimer disease (AD). The DAD scale was administered to the primary caregivers of 157 patients (age 77.7 ± 6.8 years) with ...
  13. Kaposi's Sarcoma in a Geriatric Patient Following Low Dose Steroid Therapy for Polymyalgia Rheumatica

    European Geriatric Medicine 6(2) (2014)

    Immunosuppression associated Kaposi's sarcoma (KS) is a rare condition and generally consists of using long term immunosuppressive therapy. KS seen after using low doses corticosteroid therapies has been reported two cases before. Herein, we report third case of KS developed in a geria...
  14. Nurses' and physicians' perceptions of older people and attitudes towards older people: Ageism in a hospital in Turkey.

    Contemporary Nurse 48(1):88 (2014) PMID 25410199

    Abstract Nurses and physicians provide health care for a growing number of older people as a result of the rapid increase in the life expectancies of older people. Health professionals' negative attitudes towards older people affect the quality of health care offered to these individuals. The sa...
  15. Nurses' and physicians' perceptions of older people and attitudes towards older people: Ageism in a hospital in Turkey.

    Contemporary Nurse 48(1):88 (2014) PMID 25410199

    Abstract Nurses and physicians provide health care for a growing number of older people as a result of the rapid increase in the life expectancies of older people. Health professionals' negative attitudes towards older people affect the quality of health care offered to these individuals. The sa...
  16. Does therapy for an overactive bladder have an effect on cognitive function?

    Alzheimer's & Dementia 9(4):P737 (2013)

  17. Does therapy for an overactive bladder have an effect on cognitive function?

    Alzheimer's & Dementia 9(4):P737 (2013)

  18. Altered levels of homocysteine and serum natural antioxidants links oxidative damage to Alzheimer's disease.

    Journal of Alzheimer's Disease 33(4):1051 (2013) PMID 23109556

    Increasing evidence supports the theory that oxidative stress plays an important role in the pathogenesis of Alzheimer's disease (AD). Homocysteine (Hcy), uric acid (UA), bilirubin, and albumin are simple laboratory parameters that are related to oxidative stress. In this study we compared serum...
  19. Altered levels of homocysteine and serum natural antioxidants links oxidative damage to Alzheimer's disease.

    Journal of Alzheimer's Disease 33(4):1051 (2013) PMID 23109556

    Increasing evidence supports the theory that oxidative stress plays an important role in the pathogenesis of Alzheimer's disease (AD). Homocysteine (Hcy), uric acid (UA), bilirubin, and albumin are simple laboratory parameters that are related to oxidative stress. In this study we compared serum...
  20. The association between homocysteine (hcy) and serum natural antioxidants in elderly bone mineral densitometry (BMD)

    Archives of Gerontology and Geriatrics 55(3):739 (2012) PMID 22682423

    Previous studies showed oxidative stress had an important impact on osteoclastic and osteoblastic functions. Oxidative stress or low levels of antioxidants are supposed to reduce BMD and cause osteoporosis. hcy, gamma glutamyltransferase (GGT), uric acid, albumin and total bilirubin ar...