Browsing by Author "Unal, Murat"
Authors:Ozturk, Levent; Unal, Murat; Tamer, Lülüfer; Celikoglu, Firuz
Publisher and Date:(Amer Medical Assoc., 2003)Objective: To examine whether circulating leptin levels correlate with the severity of disease in patients with obstructive sleep apnea. Design: Prospective nonrandomized study. Setting: Referral sleep laboratory for patients with sleep-disordered breathing and biochemistry laboratory. Patients: Thirty-two subjects (mean+/-SD age 47+/-12 years) who were referred for suspected sleep apnea underwent an overnight sleep study and fasting morning venous blood sampling. Patients were divided into 3 ...
The seroprevalence of Helicobacter pylori infection in patients with obstructive sleep apnoea: a preliminary study Authors:Unal, Murat; Ozturk, Levent; Ozturk, Cagatay; Kabal, A.
Publisher and Date:(Blackwell Publishing Ltd, 2003)We investigated the seroprevalence of Helicobacter pylori in patients with obstructive sleep apnoea. A prospective clinical study consisting of 19 patients aged 23-72 years with confirmed obstructive sleep apnoea by overnight polysomnography and 36 control subjects aged 25-61 years with no history of obstructive sleep apnoea and gastroesophageal reflux complaints was conducted. Titres of serum H. pylori IgG antibody were assayed by a serum enzyme-linked immunoabsorbant assay. The difference between ...