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Biography

Dr. Mehmet Turgut

Department of Neurosurgery

Adnan Menderes University, Turkey

Assistant Professor


Email: drmturgut@yahoo.com


Qualifications

2004 Ph.D., Ege University, Turkey

1984 M.D., Ege University, Turkey


Publications(Selected)

  1. Uyanikgil Y, Baka M, Yurtseven ME, Turgut M: The effect of experimental epilepsy induced by penicillin administration during pregnancy on nestin expression in the immature rat cerebellum. A light, electron microscopic, and immunohistochemical study. Childs Nerv Syst 20: 176-182, 2004.
  2. Turgut M: Cerebral dural sinus obstruction caused by parasagittal meningioma presenting as pseudotumor cerebri. Kuwait Medical Journal 36: 140-141, 2004.
  3. Baka M, Uyanikgil Y, Yurtseven M, Turgut M: Influence of penicillin-induced epileptic activity during pregnancy on postnatal hippocampal nestin expression in rats: light and electron microscopic observations. Childs Nerv Syst 20: 726-733, 2004.
  4. Turgut AT, Turgut M, Koşar U: Hydatidosis of the orbit in Turkey: results from review of the literature 1963-2001. Int Ophthalmol 25: 193-200, 2004.
  5. Turgut M, Uyanikgil Y, Baka M, Tunç AT, Yavaşoğlu A, Yurtseven ME, Kaplan S: Pinealectomy exaggerates and melatonin treatment suppresses neuroma formation of transected sciatic nerve in rats: gross morphological, histological and sterological analysis. J Pineal Res 38: 284-291, 2005.
  6. Turgut M, Uysal A, Pehlivan M, Öktem G, Yurtseven ME: Assessment of effects of pinealectomy and exogenous melatonin administration on rat sciatic nerve suture repair: an electrophysiological, electron microscopic, and immunohistochemical study. Acta Neurochir (Wien) 147: 67-77, 2005.
  7. Turgut M, Akyüz O, Özsunar Y, Kacar F: Sponge-induced granuloma (“gauzoma”) as a complication of posterior lumbar surgery – case report. Neurol Med Chir (Tokyo) 45: 213-215, 2005.
  8. Turgut M, Çullu E, Uysal A, Yurtseven ME, Alparaslan B: Chronic changes in cerebrospinal fluid pathways produced by subarachnoid kaolin injection and experimental spinal cord trauma in the rabbit: their relationship with the development of spinal deformity. An electron microscopic study and magnetic resonance imaging evaluation. Neurosurg Rev 28: 289-297, 2005.
  9. Uyanikgil Y, Turgut M, Ateş U, Baka M, Yurtseven ME: Beneficial effects of melatonin on morphological changes in postnatal cerebellar tissue owing to epileptiform activity during pregnancy in rats: light and immunohistochemical study. Dev Brain Res 159: 79-86, 2005.
  10. Turgut M, Kaplan S, Turgut AT, Aslan H, Güvenç T, Çullu E, Erdoğan S: Morphological, stereological and radiological changes in pinealectomized chicken cervical vertebrae. J Pineal Res 39: 392-399, 2005.
  11. Başaloğlu H, Turgut M, Taşer FA, Ceylan T, Başaloğlu HK, Ceylan AA: Morphometry of the sacrum for clinical use. Surg Radiol Anat 27: 467-471, 2005.
  12. Turgut M, Uyanikgil Y, Ateş U, Baka M, Yurtseven ME: Pinealectomy stimulates and exogenous melatonin inhibits harmful effects of epileptiform activity during pregnancy in the hippocampus of newborn rats: an immunohistochemical study. Childs Nerv Syst 22: 481-488, 2006.
  13. Turgut M, Yenisey Ç, Akyüz O, Özsunar Y, Erkuş M, Bıçakçı T: Correlation of serum trace elements and melatonin levels to radiological, biochemical and histological assessment of degeneration in patients with intervertebral disc herniation. Biol Trace Element Res 109: 123-132, 2006.
  14. Tunç AT, Turgut M, Aslan H, Şahin B, Yurtseven ME, Kaplan S: Neonatal pinealectomy induces Purkinje cell loss in the cerebellum of the chick: a sterological study. Dev Brain Res 1067: 95-102, 2006.
  15. Turgut M, Kaplan S, Metin K, Koca YB, Soylu E, Sahin B, Ateslier ZB, Basaloglu HK: Effects of constant lightness, darkness and parachlorophenylalanine treatment on tail regeneration in the lizard Ophisops elegans macrodactylus: macroscopic, biochemical and histological changes. Anat Histol Embryol 35: 155-161, 2006.
  16. Turgut M, Öktem G, Uslu S, Yurtseven ME, Aktuğ H, Uysal A: The effect of exogenous melatonin administration on trabecular width, ligament thickness and TGF-β1 expression of the degenerated intervertebral disc tissue in the rat. J Clin Neurosci 13: 357-363, 2006.
  17. Turgut M, Başaloğlu HK, Yenisey Ç, Özsunar Y: Surgical pinealectomy accelerates intervertebral disc degeneration process in the chicken. Eur Spine J 15: 605-612, 2006.
  18. Turgut M, Öktem G, Uysal A, Yurtseven ME: Immunohistochemical profile of transforming growth factor-beta1 and basic fibroblast growth factor in sciatic nerve anastomosis following pinealectomy and exogenous melatonin administration in rats. J Clin Neurosci 13: 753-758, 2006.
  19. Turgut M, Turgut AT, Kosar U: Spinal brucellosis: Turkish experience based on 452 cases published during the last century. Acta Neurochir (Wien) 148: 1033-1044, 2006.
  20. Aslan H, Songur A, Tunç AT, Özen OA, Bas O, Yağmurca M, Turgut M, Sarsılmaz M, Kaplan S: Effects of formaldehyde exposure on granule cell number and volume of dentate gyrus: a histopathological and stereological study. Brain Res 1122: 191-200, 2006.
  21. Turgut M, Yenisey Ç, Bozkurt M, Ergin FA, Bıçakçı T: Analysis of zinc and magnesium levels in pinealectomized chicks: roles on development of spinal deformity? Biol Trace Element Res 113: 67-76, 2006.
  22. Turgut M, Ak H, Özkara E: Filum terminale ependymoma with intratumoral and spinal subarachnoid hemorrhage. A case report. Surg Neurol 66: 646-647, 2006.
  23. Turgut M, Çullu E, Ulucan H: Incomplete Currarino syndrome: a case report and review of the literature. J Neurosurg (Pediatrics) 105: 504-507, 2006.
  24. Turgut M, Tunç AT, Aslan H, Yazıcı AC, Kaplan S: Effect of pinealectomy on the morphology of the chick cervical spinal cord: A stereological and histopathological study. Brain Res 1129: 166-173, 2007.
  25. Tunc AT, Aslan H, Turgut M, Ekici F, Odaci E, Kaplan S: Inhibitory effect of pinealectomy on the development of cerebellar granule cells in the chick: a stereological study. Brain Res 1138: 214-220, 2007.
  26. Sarsılmaz M, Kaplan S, Songur A, Colakoglu S, Aslan H, Tunc AT, Özen OA, Turgut M, Baş O: Effects of postnatal formaldehyde exposure on pyramidal cell number, volume of cell layer in hippocampus and hemisphere in the rat: a stereological study. Brain Res 1145: 157-167, 2007.
  27. Turgut M, Akyüz O: Symptomatic tension pneumocephalus: An unusual post-operative complication of posterior spinal surgery. J Clin Neurosci 14: 666-668, 2007.
  28. Turgut M, Akyüz O, Ünsal A: Occult intrasacral meningocele: case report and review of the literature. Zentralbl Neurochir 68: 34-37, 2007.
  29. Turgut M, Akyüz O, Kaçar F: Solitary cerebral metastasis from transitional cell carcinoma of the urinary tract. J Clin Neurosci 14: 1129-1132, 2007.
  30. Turgut M: Illustrations of neurosurgical techniques in early period of Otoman Empire by Şerefeddin Sabuncuoğlu. Acta Neurochir (Wien) 149: 1063-1069, 2007.
  31. Turgut M, Erdoğan S, Ergin K, Serter M: Melatonin ameliorates blood-brain barrier permeability, gluthatione, and nitric oxide levels in the choroid plexus of the infantile rats with kaolin-induced hydrocephalus. Brain Res 1175: 117-125, 2007.
  32. Uyanikgil Y, Baka M, Ates U, Turgut M, Yavasoglu A, Ulker S, Sozmen EY, Sezer E, Elmas C, Yurtseven ME. Neuroprotective effects of melatonin upon the offspring cerebellar cortex in the rat model of BCNU-induced cortical dysplasia. Brain Res 1160: 134-144, 2007.
  33. Turgut M: Early bone-setting procedures and epileptic seizure at the times of Alexander of Tralles. Childs Nerv Syst 24: 1-2, 2008.
  34. Turgut M, Döğer K: A case of diastematomyelia associated with hamartoma masquerading as meningocele in the newborn infant. Pediatr Neurosurg 44: 85-87, 2008.
  35. Turgut M, Özsunar Y, Öncü S, Akyüz O, Ertuğrul MB, Tekin C, Gültekin B, Sakarya S: Invasive fungal granuloma of the brain caused by Aspergillus fumigatus - case report and literature review. Surg Neurol 69: 169-174, 2008.