Publications by authors named "Mehmet Kocak"

100Publications

Structural and Functional Imaging in Glioma Management.

Neurosurgery 2021 Jan;88(2):211-221

Department of Neurosurgery, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois.

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January 2021

Differential Diagnosis of Ischemic Vertigo by Optical Coherence Tomography.

Eurasian J Med 2020 Oct;52(3):288-291

Department of Otolaryngology, Ataturk University School of Medicine, Erzurum, Turkey.

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October 2020

Functional outcomes after extracapsular dissection with partial facial nerve dissection for small and large parotid neoplasms.

Am J Otolaryngol 2021 Jan - Feb;42(1):102770. Epub 2020 Oct 22.

Department of Otorhinolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL, USA. Electronic address:

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October 2020

Serum prolidase activity in patients with cardiac syndrome X.

North Clin Istanb 2020 17;7(5):471-477. Epub 2020 Aug 17.

Department of Cardiology, Istanbul Medeniyet University Goztepe Training and Research Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey.

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August 2020

Imaging Evaluation of the Spinal Hardware: What Residents and Fellows Need to Know.

Curr Probl Diagn Radiol 2020 Sep 24. Epub 2020 Sep 24.

Division of Pediatric Radiology and Pediatric Neuroradiology, Russell H. Morgan Department of Radiology and Radiological Science, Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD. Electronic address:

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September 2020

Sociodemographic Characteristics Associated with Pretreatment Weight Change in a U.S. Military Behavioral Weight Loss Intervention.

Mil Behav Health 2020 12;8(3):327-332. Epub 2020 Apr 12.

Department of Preventive Medicine, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, 66 N Pauline Street Memphis, TN, USA, 38105.

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April 2020

Motion artifacts reduction in brain MRI by means of a deep residual network with densely connected multi-resolution blocks (DRN-DCMB).

Magn Reson Imaging 2020 09 16;71:69-79. Epub 2020 May 16.

Department of Diagnostic Radiology and Nuclear Medicine, Rush University Medical Center, 1653 W. Congress Pkwy, Chicago, IL 60612, USA. Electronic address:

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September 2020

A Rare Neurologic Disease that Mimics Cranial Hydatid Cyst: Leukoencephalopathy, Cerebral Calcifications, and Cysts.

J Craniofac Surg 2020 Jun;31(4):e398-e399

Department of Neurosurgery, Faculty of Medicine, Ataturk University, Erzurum, Turkey.

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June 2020

Letter to the editor regarding the article 'Frailty and skeletal muscle in older adults with cancer'.

J Geriatr Oncol 2020 Jul 6;11(6):1041. Epub 2020 Mar 6.

Necmettin Erbakan University, Medical Oncology Department, Konya, Turkey. Electronic address:

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July 2020

Is Neuregulin-4 a predictive marker of microvascular complications in type 2 diabetes mellitus?

Eur J Clin Invest 2020 Mar 15;50(3):e13206. Epub 2020 Feb 15.

Department of Internal Medicine, Abant Izzet Baysal University Hospital, Bolu, Turkey.

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March 2020

MEAN PLATELET VOLUME: AN OVERLOOKED HERALD OF MALIGNANT THYROID NODULES.

Acta Clin Croat 2019 Sep;58(3):417-420

Abant Izzet Baysal University Hospital, Department of Internal Medicine, Golkoy, Bolu, Turkey.

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September 2019

The characteristics of the patients in mass public shootings among coup attempt in Turkey: A single-center hospital response.

Ulus Travma Acil Cerrahi Derg 2020 Jan;26(1):67-73

Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, İstanbul Medeniyet University Faculty of Medicine, İstanbul-Turkey.

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January 2020

Cost-Effectiveness of a Weight Loss Intervention: An Adaptation of the Look AHEAD Lifestyle Intervention in the US Military.

Obesity (Silver Spring) 2020 01 26;28(1):89-96. Epub 2019 Nov 26.

Department of Preventive Medicine, The University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, Tennessee, USA.

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January 2020

Role of T1 mapping to evaluate brain aging in a healthy population.

Clin Imaging 2020 Jan 11;59(1):56-60. Epub 2019 Nov 11.

Mus State Hospital, Department of Radiology, 49000 Mus, Turkey.

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January 2020

Teaching NeuroImages: Spinal cord herniation after cervical corpectomy.

Neurology 2019 10;93(18):e1744

From the Department of Diagnostic Radiology and Nuclear Medicine, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL.

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October 2019

Neuregulin-4 is associated with plasma glucose and increased risk of type 2 diabetes mellitus.

Swiss Med Wkly 2019 10 27;149:w20139. Epub 2019 Oct 27.

Department of Internal Medicine, Abant Izzet Baysal University Hospital, Bolu, Turkey.

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October 2019

Prenatal Omega-3 and Omega-6 Polyunsaturated Fatty Acids and Childhood Atopic Dermatitis.

J Allergy Clin Immunol Pract 2020 03 15;8(3):937-944. Epub 2019 Oct 15.

Division of General Pediatrics, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, Tenn; Department of Pediatrics, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, Tenn. Electronic address:

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March 2020

Is Uric Acid elevation a random finding or a causative agent of diabetic nephropathy?

Rev Assoc Med Bras (1992) 2019 10;65(9):1155-1160. Epub 2019 Oct 10.

. Abant Izzet Baysal University Hospital, Department of Internal Medicine, Bolu, Turkey.

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October 2019

Acute Headache in the Emergency Setting.

Radiographics 2019 Oct;39(6):1739-1759

From the Department of Diagnostic Radiology and Nuclear Medicine, Rush University Medical Center, 1653 W Congress Pkwy, Chicago, IL 60612.

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October 2019

Iodine-125 Episcleral Plaque Brachytherapy for AJCC T4 Posterior Uveal Melanoma: Clinical Outcomes in 158 Patients.

Ocul Oncol Pathol 2019 Aug 10;5(5):340-349. Epub 2019 Jan 10.

Department of Ophthalmology, Hamilton Eye Institute, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, College of Medicine, Memphis, Tennessee, USA.

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August 2019

Neurosarcoidosis Presenting as Isolated Bilateral Cerebellopontine Angle Tumors: Case Report and Review of the Literature.

Ear Nose Throat J 2019 Sep;98(8):NP120-NP124

Department of Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL, USA.

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September 2019

NA3 glycan: a potential therapy for retinal pigment epithelial deficiency.

FEBS J 2019 12 29;286(24):4876-4888. Epub 2019 Jul 29.

Department of Ophthalmology, Hamilton Eye Institute, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, TN, USA.

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December 2019

Maternal childhood and lifetime traumatic life events and infant bronchiolitis.

Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol 2019 07 17;33(4):262-270. Epub 2019 Jun 17.

Division of General Pediatrics, Department of Pediatrics, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, Tennessee.

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July 2019

Viral prevalence, clinical profiles and comparison of severity scores for predicting the mortality of adults with severe acute respiratory infections

Turk J Med Sci 2019 06 18;49(3):862-871. Epub 2019 Jun 18.

Department of Emergency Medicine, Bakırköy Dr. Sadi Konuk Training and Research Hospital, University of Health Sciences, İstanbul, Turkey

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June 2019

Do the holidays impact weight and self-weighing behaviour among adults engaged in a behavioural weight loss intervention?

Obes Res Clin Pract 2019 Jul - Aug;13(4):395-397. Epub 2019 Jun 8.

Department of Preventive Medicine, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, 66 N Pauline Street Memphis, TN, 38105, USA.

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June 2020

Measurement Equivalence of E-Scale and In-Person Clinic Weights.

Obesity (Silver Spring) 2019 07 5;27(7):1107-1114. Epub 2019 Jun 5.

Department of Preventive Medicine, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, Tennessee, USA.

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July 2019

Neutrophil to lymphocyte ratio as an indicative of diabetic control level in type 2 diabetes mellitus.

Afr Health Sci 2019 Mar;19(1):1602-1606

Abant Izzet Baysal University Hospital, Department of Internal Medicine, Bolu, Turkey.

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March 2019

Seasonal fluctuations in weight and self-weighing behavior among adults in a behavioral weight loss intervention.

Eat Weight Disord 2020 Aug 15;25(4):921-928. Epub 2019 May 15.

Department of Preventive Medicine, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, 66 N Pauline Street, Memphis, TN, 38105, USA.

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August 2020

General characteristics of anemia in postmenopausal women and elderly men.

Aging Male 2019 Apr 4:1-5. Epub 2019 Apr 4.

a Department of Internal Medicine , Bolu Abant Izzet Baysal University Hospital , Bolu , Turkey.

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April 2019

Quantifying radiation therapy response using apparent diffusion coefficient (ADC) parametric mapping of pediatric diffuse intrinsic pontine glioma: a report from the pediatric brain tumor consortium.

J Neurooncol 2019 May 27;143(1):79-86. Epub 2019 Feb 27.

Department of Radiology, Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, 4401 Penn Avenue, Suite 2464, Pittsburgh, PA, 15201, USA.

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May 2019

Maternal metabolic factors during pregnancy predict early childhood growth trajectories and obesity risk: the CANDLE Study.

Int J Obes (Lond) 2019 10 31;43(10):1914-1922. Epub 2019 Jan 31.

Department of Preventive Medicine, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, TN, 38163, USA.

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October 2019

Gastric wall fat halo sign in patients without intestinal disease.

Clin Imaging 2019 Mar - Apr;54:31-36. Epub 2018 Nov 30.

Trabzon Kanuni Education and Research Hospital, Department of Radiology, 61080 Trabzon, Turkey.

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May 2019

Mean Platelet Volume to Lymphocyte Ratio as a Novel Marker for Diabetic Nephropathy.

J Coll Physicians Surg Pak 2018 Nov;28(11):844-847

Department of Internal Medicine, Abant Izzet Baysal (AIB) University Hospital, Bolu, Turkey.

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November 2018

Changes in the Perceptions of Self-weighing Across Time in a Behavioral Weight Loss Intervention.

Obesity (Silver Spring) 2018 10;26(10):1566-1575

Department of Preventive Medicine, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, Tennessee, USA.

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October 2018

Haemogram Parameters in Vitamin D Deficiency.

J Coll Physicians Surg Pak 2018 Oct;28(10):779-782

Department of Internal Medicine, Abant Izzet Baysal (AIB) University Hospital, Bolu, Turkey.

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October 2018

Comparing molecular quantification of herpes simplex virus (HSV) in cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) with quantitative structural and functional disease severity in patients with HSV encephalitis (HSVE): Implications for improved therapeutic approaches.

J Clin Virol 2018 10 18;107:29-37. Epub 2018 Aug 18.

LeBonheur Children's Hospital, 848 Adams Ave, Memphis, TN, 38103, United States; Department of Pediatrics, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, 50 North Dunlap, Room 461R, Memphis, TN, 38103, United States; Department of Microbiology, Immunology, and Biochemistry, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, 858 Madison Avenue, G01 Molecular Science Bldg, Memphis, TN, 38163, United States; Children's Foundation Research Institute, 50 North Dunlap, Room 401, Memphis, TN, 38105, United States. Electronic address:

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October 2018

Characteristics Associated With Participation in a Behavioral Weight Loss Randomized Control Trial in the U.S. Military.

Mil Med 2019 03;184(3-4):e120-e126

Department of Preventive Medicine, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, 66 N Pauline Street Memphis, TN.

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March 2019

An Application of the Bayesian Periodicity Test to Identify Diurnal Rhythm Genes in the Brain.

IEEE/ACM Trans Comput Biol Bioinform 2020 Jan-Feb;17(1):47-55. Epub 2018 Jul 25.

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January 2021

Intracerebral Abscess: An Uncommon Complication of Cystic Fibrosis.

J Emerg Med 2018 08 23;55(2):e47-e49. Epub 2018 Jun 23.

Division of Neuroradiology, Department of Radiology, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois.

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August 2018

Analysis of the Factors Related to the Blood Pressure Control in Hypertension.

J Coll Physicians Surg Pak 2018 Jun;28(6):423-426

Department of Internal Medicine, Abant Izzet Baysal University Hospital, Bolu, Turkey.

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June 2018

A Case of Sitagliptin-Induced Mild Acute Pancreatitis.

J Coll Physicians Surg Pak 2018 Apr;28(4):334

Department of Internal Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Abant Izzet Baysal (AIB) Universty, Bolu, Turkey.

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April 2018

No apparent benefit of preemptive sorafenib therapy in liver transplant recipients with advanced hepatocellular carcinoma on explant.

Clin Transplant 2018 05 19;32(5):e13246. Epub 2018 Apr 19.

Transplantation, Methodist University Hospital Transplant Institute/University of Tennessee Health Sciences Center, Memphis, TN, USA.

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May 2018

Identification of Stria Medullaris Fibers in the Massa Intermedia Using Diffusion Tensor Imaging.

World Neurosurg 2018 Apr 1;112:e497-e504. Epub 2018 Feb 1.

Department of Neurosurgery, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois, USA. Electronic address:

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April 2018

Imaging evaluation of trigeminal neuralgia.

J Istanb Univ Fac Dent 2017 2;51(3 Suppl 1):S62-S68. Epub 2017 Dec 2.

Department of Radiology, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL, USA.

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December 2017

The association of maternal prenatal vitamin D levels and child current wheeze.

Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 2018 Jan 20;120(1):98-99. Epub 2017 Nov 20.

Department of Pediatrics, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, Tennessee. Electronic address:

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January 2018

Could Red Cell Distribution Width be a Marker of Thyroid Cancer?

J Coll Physicians Surg Pak 2017 Sep;27(9):556-558

Department of Internal Medicine, Abant Izzet Baysal University Hospital, Bolu, Turkey.

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September 2017

Motivations for Weight Loss Among Active Duty Military Personnel.

Mil Med 2017 09;182(9):e1816-e1823

Department of Preventive Medicine, University of Tennessee Health Sciences, Center for Population Sciences, 66 Pauline, Memphis, TN 38105.

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September 2017

Regulatory T cell subsets in patients with medulloblastoma at diagnosis and during standard irradiation and chemotherapy (PBTC N-11).

Cancer Immunol Immunother 2017 Dec 20;66(12):1589-1595. Epub 2017 Aug 20.

The Preston A. Wells Center for Brain Tumor Therapy, McKnight Brain Institute, University of Florida, Room L1-183, Gainesville, FL, 32608, USA.

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December 2017

A 55-year-old female with leukoencephalopathy with cerebral calcifications and cysts: Case report and radiopathologic description.

Pathol Res Pract 2017 Nov 6;213(11):1440-1444. Epub 2017 Jul 6.

Rush University Medical Center, Department of Pathology, 1653 West Congress Parkway, 570 Jelke, Chicago, IL 60612, USA.

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November 2017

Antioxidant and Enzyme Inhibitory Activities of Extracts from Wild Mushroom Species from Turkey.

Int J Med Mushrooms 2017 ;19(4):327-336

Department of Analytical Chemistry, Faculty of Pharmacy, Suleyman Demirel University, Isparta, Turkey.

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February 2018

Long-term outcomes of early compared to late onset choledochocholedochal anastomotic strictures after orthotopic liver transplantation.

Clin Transplant 2017 07 11;31(7). Epub 2017 Jun 11.

Division of Transplantation, Methodist University Hospital Transplant Institute, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, TN, USA.

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July 2017

Risk for microbial keratitis: Comparative metaanalysis of contact lens wearers and post-laser in situ keratomileusis patients.

J Cataract Refract Surg 2017 01;43(1):67-73

From the Department of Ophthalmology (Masters, Waite), Hamilton Eye Institute, and the Department of Preventive Medicine (Kocak), University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, Tennessee, USA.

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January 2017

Incomplete Circle of Willis: A risk factor for mesial temporal sclerosis?

Epilepsy Res 2017 05 2;132:29-33. Epub 2017 Mar 2.

Rush University Medical Center, Department of Radiology & Nuclear Medicine, 1725 West Harrison Street, Suite 437, Chicago, IL 60612, USA. Electronic address:

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May 2017

Identification of the stria medullaris thalami using diffusion tensor imaging.

Neuroimage Clin 2016 26;12:852-857. Epub 2016 Oct 26.

Department of Neurosurgery, Rush University Medical Center, 1725 W. Harrison St, Suite 855, Chicago, IL 60612, United States.

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November 2017

Hydrocortisone treatment in early sepsis-associated acute respiratory distress syndrome: results of a randomized controlled trial.

Crit Care 2016 10 15;20(1):329. Epub 2016 Oct 15.

Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care, and Sleep Medicine, Department of Medicine, Memphis Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Memphis, TN, USA.

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October 2016

Examining the relationship between antihypertensive medication satisfaction and adherence in older patients.

Res Social Adm Pharm 2017 May - Jun;13(3):602-613. Epub 2016 Jul 9.

Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, College of Pharmacy, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, TN, USA.

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October 2017

Zosteriform Morphea Without History of Herpes Zoster Infection.

Arch Rheumatol 2016 Dec 1;31(4):390-392. Epub 2016 Aug 1.

Department of Pathology, Dışkapı Yıldırım Beyazıt Training and Research Hospital, Ankara, Turkey.

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December 2016

Chemical composition, antioxidant, and enzyme inhibitory activities of the essential oils of three species as well as their fatty acid compositions.

Food Sci Biotechnol 2016 30;25(3):687-693. Epub 2016 Jun 30.

3Faculty of Science and Literature, Department of Molecular Biology and Genetics, Kilis 7 Aralık University, Kilis, Turkey.

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June 2016

Mean apparent diffusion coefficient values in defining radiotherapy planning target volumes in glioblastoma.

Quant Imaging Med Surg 2015 Dec;5(6):835-45

1 Department of Radiology, H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute, Tampa, FL, USA ; 2 Department of Diagnostic Radiology, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL, USA ; 3 Department of Radiology, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, WI, USA.

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December 2015

Gestational Vitamin 25(OH)D Status as a Risk Factor for Receptive Language Development: A 24-Month, Longitudinal, Observational Study.

Nutrients 2015 Dec 2;7(12):9918-30. Epub 2015 Dec 2.

Division of Pediatric Endocrinology, Department of Pediatrics, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, 50 N. Dunlap Street, Memphis, TN 38103-2800, USA.

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December 2015

Exploring the factors that influence medication rating Web sites value to older adults: A cross-sectional study.

Geriatr Nurs 2016 Jan-Feb;37(1):36-43. Epub 2015 Nov 10.

Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, College of Pharmacy, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, TN, USA.

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February 2017

Apparent diffusion coefficient histogram metrics correlate with survival in diffuse intrinsic pontine glioma: a report from the Pediatric Brain Tumor Consortium.

Neuro Oncol 2016 05 20;18(5):725-34. Epub 2015 Oct 20.

Department of Radiology, Boston Children's Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts (T.Y.P., S.V., K.I.R.); Department of Radiology, Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (A.P.); Department of Diagnostic Imaging, St Jude Children's Research Hospital, Memphis, Tennessee (L.E.K.); Department of Biostatistics, St Jude Children's Research Hospital, Memphis, Tennessee (M.K., J.M.B.); Department of Neurosurgery, Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (I.F.P.); Neuro-Oncology Program, Cincinnati Children's Hospital, Cincinnati, Ohio (M.F.).

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May 2016

Recidivism in Liver Transplant Recipients With Alcoholic Liver Disease: Analysis of Demographic, Psychosocial, and Histology Features.

Exp Clin Transplant 2015 Oct;13(5):430-40

Department of Transplantation, Methodist University Hospital Transplant Institute/University of Tennessee Health Sciences Center, Memphis, TN, USA.

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October 2015

Bone morphology in 46 BXD recombinant inbred strains and femur-tibia correlation.

ScientificWorldJournal 2015 25;2015:728278. Epub 2015 Feb 25.

Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and Biomedical Engineering, Campbell Clinic, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, TN 38163, USA.

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April 2016