Original Article January 2011

Factors Influencing Sputum Smear and Culture Positivity in the Diagnosis of Pulmonary Tuberculosis: How Many Specimens Do We Need for Diagnosis?

Aim: The aim of the present study is to determine the number of specimens needed to diagnose tuberculosis basing on microbiological data and to investigate the relationship between microbiological results radiologic changes and comorbid conditions.Material and Methods: A total of 140 male cases were included study. At least three tuberculosis icroscopic exams and cultures, erect posterio-anterior and lateral chest adiographs…

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  • Recieved 19.02.2010
  • Accepted 05.04.2010
  • Published Online 05.04.2010
  • Printed 01.01.2011
  • DOI 10.4328/JCAM.210
  • Author Huseyin Lakadamyali, Hatice Lakadamyali, Tarkan Ergun, Seref Ozkara
  • Identifier J Clin Anal Med. 2011;2(1):25-28
  • Index Page 25-28
  • How to Cite Huseyin Lakadamyali, Hatice Lakadamyali, Tarkan Ergun, Ozkara, Nilgun Yildirim, Dogan Dede. Factors Influencing Sputum Smear and Culture Positivity in the Diagnosis of Pulmonary Tuberculosis: How Many Specimens Do We Need for Diagnosis?. J Clin Anal Med. 2011;2(1):25-28
  • Running Title Pulmonary Tuberculosis: How Many Specimens Need For Diagnosis?
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Outcomes of External Dacryocystorhinostomy and Effects of the Incision Type on Cosmetic and Functional Outcomes

Aim: Evaluation of external dacryocystorhinostomy surgery in patients with nasolacrimal canal obstruction and the effects of the incision type on the functional and esthetic outcomes. Material and Methods: Outcomes of 49 patients who underwent external dacryocystorhinostomy and bicanalicular silicon tube intubation(when necessary) for nasolacrimal canal obstruction between 2004 and 2008 were evaluated retrospectively. The effects of oblique incision, used between…

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  • Recieved 22.03.2010
  • Accepted 30.03.2010
  • Published Online 30.03.2010
  • Printed 01.01.2011
  • DOI 10.4328/JCAM.234
  • Author Deniz Turgut Coban, Umit Beden, Baris Sonmez, Erkan
  • Identifier J Clin Anal Med. 2011;2(1):21-24
  • Index Page 21-24
  • How to Cite Deniz Turgut Coban, Umit Beden, Baris Sonmez, Erkan. Outcomes of External Dacryocystorhinostomy and Effects of the Incision Type on Cosmetic and Functional Outcomes. J Clin Anal Med. 2011;2(1):21-24
  • Running Title External Dacryocystorhinostomy
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The Efect of Helicobacter Pylori Eradication on Atrophic Gastritis and Intestinal metaplasia

Aim: The aim of this prospective study was to evaluate whether helicobacter pylori eradication could improve gastric atropy or intestinal metaplasia. Material and Method: Forty-two pylori infected patients were evaluated for the status of atrophic gastritis and intestinal metaplasia. Two biopsy specimens from antrum and two biopsy specimens from corpus were taken before and 6 months after the helicobacter pylori…

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  • Recieved 23.01.2010
  • Accepted 19.02.2010
  • Published Online 19.02.2010
  • Printed 01.01.2011
  • DOI 10.4328/JCAM.191
  • Author Guldem Kilciler, Zulfikar Polat, Ahmet Uygun, Murat Kantarcioglu, Mustafa Gulsen
  • Identifier J Clin Anal Med. 2011;2(1):17-20
  • Index Page 17-20
  • How to Cite Guldem Kilciler, Zulfikar Polat, Ahmet Uygun, Kantarcioglu, Mustafa Gulsen. The Efect of Helicobacter Pylori Eradication on Atrophic Gastritis and Intestinal metaplasia. J Clin Anal Med. 2011;2(1):17-20
  • Running Title Helicobacter Eradication
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Research of Effect of Acne Vulgaris on The Basal Metabolic Rate

Aim: To determine the relation between basal metobolic rate and acne vulgaris in the teenage population.Material and Methods: We studied basal metabolic rate in 106 boarding school boys, all 14 years old (53 with acne, 53 without acne) .BMR measurement is done from 8 points, 4 extremities and body with bioimpedance device In Body 230. Results; In the group with…

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  • Recieved 07.01.2010
  • Accepted 31.01.2010
  • Published Online 31.01.2010
  • Printed 01.01.2011
  • DOI 10.4328/JCAM.163
  • Author Selcuk Ozdogan, Mahmut Yazici, Muhammed Erdal, Erkan Kaya
  • Identifier J Clin Anal Med. 2011;2(1):13-16
  • Index Page 13-16
  • How to Cite Selcuk Ozdogan, Mahmut Yazici, Muhammed Erdal. Research of Effect of Acne Vulgaris on The Basal Metabolic Rate. J Clin Anal Med. 2011;2(1):13-16
  • Running Title Basal Metabolic Rate And Acne Vulgaris
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Use of Chest Computed Tomography in Stable Patients with Blunt Thoracic Trauma: Clinical and Forensic Perspective

Aim: The aim of this study was to investigate the medical and forensic importance of thorax computed tomography in stable patients with blunt chest trauma. Material and Methods: Fifty patients with blunt chest injury were retrospectively evaluated with chest radiography and thorax computed tomography in the first 24 hours after trauma. Patient demographics, thoracic lesions, management options, and forensic assessment…

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  • Recieved 28.09.2009
  • Accepted 25.11.2009
  • Published Online 25.11.2009
  • Printed 01.01.2011
  • DOI 10.4328/JCAM.78
  • Author Makbule Ergin, Ismail Ergin, Koray Dural, Ali Yeginsu, Bige Sayin, Unal Sakinci, Nilgun Yıldırım, Dogan Dede
  • Identifier J Clin Anal Med. 2011;2(1):43443
  • Index Page 43443
  • How to Cite Makbule Ergin, Ismail Ergin, Koray Dural, Yeginsu, Bige Sayin, Unal Sakinci. Use of Chest Computed Tomography in Stable Patients with Blunt Thoracic Trauma: Clinical and Forensic Perspective. J Clin Anal Med. 2011;2(1):43443
  • Running Title Computed Tomography in Stable Thorax Trauma
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Hair Mesotherapy in Treatment of Alopecia

Aim: Hair mesotherapy, as broadly defined, represents a variety of minimally invasive techniques in which medications are directly injected into the scalp in order to improve alopecia. There are few clinical studies evaluating the efficacy and safety of mesotherapy in any form.

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  • Recieved 07.01.2010
  • Accepted 31.01.2010
  • Published Online 31.01.2010
  • Printed 01.01.2011
  • DOI 10.4328/JCAM.162
  • Author Selcuk Ozdogan, Muhammed Erdal, Feyman Duygu Oktar
  • Identifier J Clin Anal Med. 2011;2(1):43317
  • Index Page 43317
  • How to Cite Selcuk Ozdogan, Muhammed Erdal, Feyman Duygu Oktar. Hair Mesotherapy in Treatment of Alopecia. J Clin Anal Med. 2011;2(1):43317
  • Running Title Mezoterapi ve Alopesi
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The Vacuum Bell for Treatment of Pectus Excavatum: an Effective Tool for Conservative Therapy

Aim: Pectus Excavatum (PE) is the most common chest wall malformation, and one of the most frequent major congenital anomalies. Surgical repair of PE in childhood is a well-established procedure. Previously used operative techniques to correct PE were largely based on the Ravitch technique. Today, the minimally invasive repair (MIRPE) by Nuss is well established. Conservative treatment with the vacuum…

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  • Recieved 08.07.2010
  • Accepted 14.07.2010
  • Published Online 14.07.2010
  • Printed 01.01.2011
  • DOI 10.4328/JCAM.314
  • Author Frank - Martin Haecker
  • Identifier J Clin Anal Med. 2011;2(1):43191
  • Index Page 43191
  • How to Cite Frank Martin, Haecker. The Vacuum Bell for Treatment of Pectus Excavatum: an Effective Tool for Conservative Therapy. J Clin Anal Med. 2011;2(1):43191
  • Running Title The Vacuum Bell for Treatment of Pectus Excavatum
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