Original Article July 2012

Retrospective Evaluation of Patients with Morgagni Hernia

Aim: Morgagni hernia develops due to the defect in Larrey's space. Intestine and ometum passes to thorax and lead to respiratory problems. Herein, we present our patients who had pulmonary symptoms and diagnosed as Morgagni hernia with clinical, radiologic and operative methods. Material and Method: Data of four patients who were diagnosed as Morgagni hernia in our clinic between 2005…

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  • Recieved 10.08.2011
  • Accepted 28.08.2011
  • Published Online 28.08.2011
  • Printed 01.07.2012
  • DOI 10.4328/JCAM.776
  • Author Erkan Akar
  • Identifier J Clin Anal Med. 2012;3(3):331-333
  • Index Page 331-333
  • How to Cite Erkan Akar. Retrospective Evaluation of Patients with Morgagni Hernia. J Clin Anal Med. 2012;3(3):331-333
  • Running Title Morgagni Hernia
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The Cereal Pollen Sensitivity and Effect of the Asthma Clinics in Sanliurfa

Aim: Our aim in this study was to detect the kinds of cereal that cause cereal pollens sensitivity, and to investigate the effects of cereal pollen sensitivity on the asthma clinic. Material and Method: In this study 140 cases from Sanliurfa with asthma (83 women, 57 men, with the mean age of 26.3-7.9 year) and sensitivity against cereal pollen demonstrated…

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  • Recieved 08.08.2011
  • Accepted 17.08.2011
  • Published Online 17.08.2011
  • Printed 01.07.2012
  • DOI 10.4328/JCAM.773
  • Author Erkan Ceylan
  • Identifier J Clin Anal Med. 2012;3(3):328-330
  • Index Page 328-330
  • How to Cite Erkan Ceylan. The Cereal Pollen Sensitivity and Effect of the Asthma Clinics in Sanliurfa. J Clin Anal Med. 2012;3(3):328-330
  • Running Title Pollen Sensitivity and Effect of the Asthma
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Our Ender Nailing Applications In Pediatric Tibial Shaft Fractures

Aim: Although tibial shaft fractures in children are mostly treated conservatively. Surgical treatment should be considered in patients in school age with the tibial shaft fracture or with multiple long-bone fracture or who have organ injury. The patients treated their tibia shaft fractures with Ender nail are presented in this article. Material ans Method: Two tibia Ender nails been 3.5…

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  • Recieved 03.08.2011
  • Accepted 15.08.2011
  • Published Online 15.08.2011
  • Printed 01.07.2012
  • DOI 10.4328/JCAM.767
  • Author Albert Cakar, Mehmet Fethi Ceylan, Savas Guner, Mehmet Ata, Gokalp, Ali Dogan
  • Identifier J Clin Anal Med. 2012;3(3):325-327
  • Index Page 325-327
  • How to Cite Albert Cakar, Mehmet Fethi, Ceylan, savas guner, Ata, Gokalp, Ali Dogan. Our Ender Nailing Applications In Pediatric Tibial Shaft Fractures. J Clin Anal Med. 2012;3(3):325-327
  • Running Title Ender Nailing In Pediatric Tibial Fracture
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Analysis of Assumed Violence Exposed Pediatric Cases

Aim: Violence against children is among one of the major problems encountered in family health practice. In this study, we aimed to analyze the demographic features of children who what exposed to violence and the types of violence exposed. Material and Method: Records of children who have administered to Hatay Child Police Department among 2005-2008 withcomplaint of violence exposure have…

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  • Recieved 24.07.2011
  • Accepted 19.08.2011
  • Published Online 19.08.2011
  • Printed 01.07.2012
  • DOI 10.4328/JCAM.759
  • Author Vefik Arica, Murat Tutanc, Secil Arica, Mustafa Ari, Ebru Turhan, Cem Zeren, Mustafa Arslan
  • Identifier J Clin Anal Med. 2012;3(3):316-319
  • Index Page 316-319
  • How to Cite Vefik Arica, Murat Tutanc, Secil Gunher, Arica, Ari, Ebru Turhan, Cem Zeren. Analysis of Assumed Violence Exposed Pediatric Cases. J Clin Anal Med. 2012;3(3):316-319
  • Running Title Aggrieved Children
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How did General Surgery Department of a Training Hospital Change in Ten Years?

Aim: To investigate the changes in a training hospital's surgical patient profile in ten years. To delineate the effects of the transfer of Social Security Institution Hospitals to the Ministry of Health on this process. Material and Method: Ten-year apart, two-year periods were selected and all elective and emergency cases were retrospectively searched. In between periods, the hospital was transferred…

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  • Recieved 03.08.2011
  • Accepted 12.08.2011
  • Published Online 12.08.2011
  • Printed 01.07.2012
  • DOI 10.4328/JCAM.765
  • Author Zafer Ergul, Melih Akinci, Celil Ugurlu, Oskay Kaya, Hakan Kulacoglu, Ismet Baran
  • Identifier J Clin Anal Med. 2012;3(3):320-324
  • Index Page 320-324
  • How to Cite Zafer Ergul, Melih Akinci, Celil Ugurlu, Kaya, Hakan Kulacoglu, Ismet Baran. How did General Surgery Department of a Training Hospital Change in Ten Years?. J Clin Anal Med. 2012;3(3):320-324
  • Running Title Changes in Surgery Department
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Investigation of Thyroid Metabolism Diseases in Kutahya Region

Aim: The study was performed on the sera sent for other diagnostic purposes like thyroid function tests (thyroid-stimulating hormone, total triiodothyronine and total thyroxin) to the Laboratory of Kutahya Hifzisihha Institute. Material and Method: Patients visiting 13 health care centers province and districts of Kutahya province were included in this study. The study popula-tion consisted of 320 patients. Serum levels…

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  • Recieved 12.07.2011
  • Accepted 12.08.2011
  • Published Online 12.08.2011
  • Printed 01.07.2012
  • DOI 10.4328/JCAM.749
  • Author Mehmet Yakar, Zuhal Yildirim, Yusuf Ozay, M. Kasım Cayci, Hayri Dayioglu
  • Identifier J Clin Anal Med. 2012;3(3):311-315
  • Index Page 311-315
  • How to Cite Mehmet Yakar, Zuhal Yildirim, Yusuf Ozay, Cayci, Hayri Dayioglu. Investigation of Thyroid Metabolism Diseases in Kutahya Region. J Clin Anal Med. 2012;3(3):311-315
  • Running Title Thyroid
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Multidisciplinary Evaluation of Noncardiac Chest Pain

Aim: We aimed the report the reasons, clinical evaluation, and treatment op-tions of noncardiac chest pain. Material and Method: A total 40 noncardiac chest pain patients had been evaluated and treated. They were applied with angina like chest pain to cardiac clinic firstly, the patients were evaluated with myocard perfusion scintigraphy or coronary angiography, and then all of the patients…

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  • Recieved 03.06.2011
  • Accepted 11.08.2011
  • Published Online 11.08.2011
  • Printed 01.07.2012
  • DOI 10.4328/JCAM.709
  • Author Rasih Yazkan, Serdar Han
  • Identifier J Clin Anal Med. 2012;3(3):296-299
  • Index Page 296-299
  • How to Cite Rasih Yazkan, Serdar Han. Multidisciplinary Evaluation of Noncardiac Chest Pain. J Clin Anal Med. 2012;3(3):296-299
  • Running Title Noncardiac Chest Pain
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Using of Herbal Product in Patients

Aim: This study has been conducted to determine of outpatients' level of knowledge and perspectives with herbal products therapy (phytotherapy) and herbal products. Material and Method: Present study is designed with the participation of the outpatients coming to a family practice clinic in Ankara between July 2008 and April 2009. This study is a type of descriptive study. In this…

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  • Recieved 08.06.2011
  • Accepted 26.07.2011
  • Published Online 26.07.2011
  • Printed 01.07.2012
  • DOI 10.4328/JCAM.717
  • Author Zerrin Gamsizkan, Alev Yucel , Murat Kartal
  • Identifier J Clin Anal Med. 2012;3(3):300-302
  • Index Page 300-302
  • How to Cite Zerrin Gamsizkan, Alev Yucel , Murat Kartal . Using of Herbal Product in Patients. J Clin Anal Med. 2012;3(3):300-302
  • Running Title Using of Herbal Product
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Geriatric Depression and Associated Risk Factors: The Level of Depression Symptom at Elderly Living in Nursing Home

Aim: With aging; psychological illnesses like depression can be seen as well as physical illnesses. This research was made to determine the levels of depressive symptoms and to examine risk factors contributing to the development of depressive symptoms in the geriatric population living in nursing homes. Material and Method: In this descriptive study, 251 people aged over 60 were conducted…

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  • Recieved 15.06.2011
  • Accepted 12.07.2011
  • Published Online 12.07.2011
  • Printed 01.07.2012
  • DOI 10.4328/JCAM.725
  • Author Hakan Levent Gul, Gokhan Evcili, Omer Karadas, Elif Sultan Gul
  • Identifier J Clin Anal Med. 2012;3(3):308-310
  • Index Page 308-310
  • How to Cite Hakan Levent Gul, Gokhan Evcili, Omer Karadas, Gul. Geriatric Depression and Associated Risk Factors: The Level of Depression Symptom at Elderly Living in Nursing Home. J Clin Anal Med. 2012;3(3):308-310
  • Running Title Depression at Nursing Home
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Divalproex Sodium and Topiramate for Migraine Prophylaxis

Aim: To compare the efficacy, safety of topiramate and extended-release divalproex sodium in migraine prophylaxis. Material and Method: Study groups consisted of 22 patients with chronic migraine, randomly administered 1000 mg extended-release divalproex sodium (first group), 21 patients given 100 mg topiramate (second group).Study was 28-week randomized, prospective trial including 4-week baseline, 4-week titration, 20-week maintenance phase. Primary efficacy measure…

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  • Recieved 14.06.2011
  • Accepted 15.07.2011
  • Published Online 15.07.2011
  • Printed 01.07.2012
  • DOI 10.4328/JCAM.724
  • Author Yildiz Degirmenci, Erkan Taner Karagoz, Handan Isin Ozisik Karaman
  • Identifier J Clin Anal Med. 2012;3(3):303-307
  • Index Page 303-307
  • How to Cite Yildiz Degirmenci, Erkan Taner, Karagoz, Handan Isin Ozisik Karaman, Nihan Alkis, Osman Manavoglu. Divalproex Sodium and Topiramate for Migraine Prophylaxis. J Clin Anal Med. 2012;3(3):303-307
  • Running Title Antiepileptic Drugs Used in Migraine Prophylaxis
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Role of Thyroidectomy In Early Diagnosis And Treatment Of Thyroid Cancer

Aim: The aim of this article is to investigate 21% incidence of thyroid car-cinoma in our series. Material and Method: This is a retrospective clinical study. The patients operated for goiter in our clinic between 2009 and 2010 years were investigated . Features of the nodules in operated thyroid cancer patients were discussed. Results: The biggest nodules were benign in…

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  • Recieved 05.05.2011
  • Accepted 17.07.2011
  • Published Online 17.07.2011
  • Printed 01.07.2012
  • DOI 10.4328/JCAM.692
  • Author Fuat Ipekci, Omer Engin, Oguzhan Inan, Akyildiz
  • Identifier J Clin Anal Med. 2012;3(3):283-285
  • Index Page 283-285
  • How to Cite Fuat Ipekci, Omer Engin, Oguzhan Inan, Akyildiz. Role of Thyroidectomy In Early Diagnosis And Treatment Of Thyroid Cancer. J Clin Anal Med. 2012;3(3):283-285
  • Running Title Thyroid Cancer
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Our Direct Laryngoscopy Results: 3 Years Follow up

Aim: To evaluate the pathological and clinical results of the 126 patients who had endoscopic direct laryngoscopy for laryngeal pathology. Material nd Method: In this study, endoscopic direct laryngoscopy were applied to 126 laryngeal pathology patients between March 2007 and June 2010. The pathological results were reviewed retrospectively. Results: The age of the patients range from 21 to 63 (mean:…

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  • Recieved 12.05.2011
  • Accepted 01.07.2011
  • Published Online 01.07.2011
  • Printed 01.07.2012
  • DOI 10.4328/JCAM.694
  • Author Mahmut Ozkiris, Cemil Mutlu
  • Identifier J Clin Anal Med. 2012;3(3):286-288
  • Index Page 286-288
  • How to Cite Mahmut Ozkiris, Cemil Mutlu. Our Direct Laryngoscopy Results: 3 Years Follow up. J Clin Anal Med. 2012;3(3):286-288
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Paclitaxel and Carboplatin in Elderly Patients with Advanced Non-small Cell Lung Cancer

Aim: In this study, the safety and tolerability of paclitaxel and carboplatin (PC) regimen in elderly patients with advanced non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) was investigated. Material and Method: Elderly patients (ages ≥70 years) who received PC for stage III (n=11) or IV (n=34) NSCLC were evaluated retrospectively. Results: There were 43 males and 2 females, with a median age…

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  • Recieved 30.05.2011
  • Accepted 22.06.2011
  • Published Online 22.06.2011
  • Printed 01.07.2012
  • DOI 10.4328/JCAM.705
  • Author Ozkan Kanat, Erdem Cubukcu, Sinem Cubukcu, Mustafa Canhoroz, Savas Aksoy, Oya Karadag, Nihan Alkıs
  • Identifier J Clin Anal Med. 2012;3(3):293-295
  • Index Page 293-295
  • How to Cite Ozkan Kanat, Erdem Cubukcu, Sinem Cubukcu, Canhoroz, Savas Aksoy, Oya Karadag, Sinan Kocaturk. Paclitaxel and Carboplatin in Elderly Patients with Advanced Non-small Cell Lung Cancer. J Clin Anal Med. 2012;3(3):293-295
  • Running Title Chemotherapy in Elderly Lung Cancer Patients
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Our Histopathological Results in Intranasal Masses; 6 Years Retrospective Study

Aim: The aim of this study was to present pathologic and clinical data and to evaluate distribution of intranasal masses in our clinic. Material and Method: The study was carried out by retrospective analysis of medical records of patients whom incisional or excisional biopsies were taken between 2005 and 2010 in Ear-Nose-Throat Department of University.Results: The data of total 266…

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  • Recieved 29.05.2011
  • Accepted 21.06.2011
  • Published Online 21.06.2011
  • Printed 01.07.2012
  • DOI 10.4328/JCAM.702
  • Author Orhan Kemal Kahveci, Abidin Duran, Murat Cem Miman
  • Identifier J Clin Anal Med. 2012;3(3):289-292
  • Index Page 289-292
  • How to Cite Orhan Kemal, Kahveci, Abidin Duran, Murat Cem, Miman, Tibet Erdogru. Our Histopathological Results in Intranasal Masses; 6 Years Retrospective Study. J Clin Anal Med. 2012;3(3):289-292
  • Running Title Pathology of Intranasal Masses
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The Resistance of E.coli in Child Patients in Bingol Region

Aim: In this study, it has been aimed to put forward the resistance of the antibiotic in urinary infections caused by E.coli. Material and Method: The samples of the urine culture sent from 1412 patients who referred to Bingol State Hospital with the suspicion of urinary tract infection between 2007-2011 were retrospectively analyzed. Those who have recently used the antibiotic…

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  • Recieved 19.04.2011
  • Accepted 20.05.2011
  • Published Online 20.05.2011
  • Printed 01.07.2012
  • DOI 10.4328/JCAM.679
  • Author Ilhan Gecit, Erdal Benli, Ali Beytur, Ibrahim Keles, Ali Korulmaz
  • Identifier J Clin Anal Med. 2012;3(3):271-273
  • Index Page 271-273
  • How to Cite Ilhan Gecit, Erdal Benli, Ali Beytur, Keles, Ali Korulmaz. The Resistance of E.coli in Child Patients in Bingol Region. J Clin Anal Med. 2012;3(3):271-273
  • Running Title The Resistance of Escherichia Coli
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Interestingly Foreign Bodies in Esophageal and Bronchial System: Analysis of 9 Cases

Aim: Foreign body aspiration and ingestion foreign body is usually seen in childhood but can occur at any age. When the diagnosis of foreign bodies are delayed, this may lead important complications. Complet or partial obstruction of the main bronchial system produces different findings . Death may occur if emergency treatment is not given. The nine interesting foreign body aspiration…

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  • Recieved 20.04.2011
  • Accepted 16.05.2011
  • Published Online 16.05.2011
  • Printed 01.07.2012
  • DOI 10.4328/JCAM.682
  • Author Fuat Sayir, Ufuk Cobanoglu, Bunyamin Sertogullarindan
  • Identifier J Clin Anal Med. 2012;3(3):278-282
  • Index Page 278-282
  • How to Cite Fuat Sayir, Ufuk Cobanoglu, Bunyamin Sertogullarindan. Interestingly Foreign Bodies in Esophageal and Bronchial System: Analysis of 9 Cases. J Clin Anal Med. 2012;3(3):278-282
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Evaluation of the Burn Patients Presenting to Emergency Clinic of a Education Hospital

Aim: Burn is a significant cause of morbidity and mortality in all age groups. Its treatment requires a multidisciplinary approach. In this study we aimed to evaluate burn cases and discuss the relevant literature. Material and Method: 449 burn patients presenting to the Emergency Clinic in January 2008-2009 were retrospectively evaluated accompanied by the literature. Results: Most of the burns…

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  • Recieved 14.04.2011
  • Accepted 12.05.2011
  • Published Online 12.05.2011
  • Printed 01.07.2012
  • DOI 10.4328/JCAM.673
  • Author Enver Ilhan, Onur Dal, Savas Yakan, Fevzi Cengiz
  • Identifier J Clin Anal Med. 2012;3(3):268-270
  • Index Page 268-270
  • How to Cite Enver Ilhan, Onur Dal, Savas Yakan, Cengiz. Evaluation of the Burn Patients Presenting to Emergency Clinic of a Education Hospital. J Clin Anal Med. 2012;3(3):268-270
  • Running Title Evaluation of the Burn Patients
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Is High Modified Mallampati Score A Risk Factor for Arterial Hypertension?

Aim: Various studies have shown that one of these predisposing risk factors, namely the anatomical narrowness of the upper airway, is linked to insulin resistance, atherosclerosis, obesity, and HT related diseases. This study investigates the possible relation between HT and the Modified Mallampati Score (MMS) which is linked to the anatomical narrowness of the upper airway at the oropharynx level.…

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  • Recieved 29.03.2011
  • Accepted 08.05.2011
  • Published Online 08.05.2011
  • Printed 01.07.2012
  • DOI 10.4328/JCAM.660
  • Author Guclu Kaan Beriat, Aycan Fahri Erkan, Cem Dogan, Berkay Ekici, Aslihan Alhan, Hasan Fehmi Tore, Sinan Kocaturk
  • Identifier J Clin Anal Med. 2012;3(3):263-267
  • Index Page 263-267
  • How to Cite Guclu Kaan, Beriat, Aycan Fahri, Erkan, Cem Dogan, Ekici, Aslihan Alhan, Hasan Fehmi, Tore. Is High Modified Mallampati Score A Risk Factor for Arterial Hypertension?. J Clin Anal Med. 2012;3(3):263-267
  • Running Title Modified Mallampati Score and Arterial Hypertension
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The Effect of Rofecoxib / Doxazosin Treatment for Chronic Prostatitis/Chronic Pelvic Pain Syndrome in Men

Aim: Chronic prostatitis/Chronic pelvic pain syndrome (CP/CPPS) is a chronic disease with an unknown etiology and characterize with urinary sensibility, pelvic and genitoperineal pain. No effective treatment regime is described in the literature. In this present study, the efficacy of selective cyclooxygenase type-II (COX-II) inhibitor (rofecoxib), a-1 blocker (doxazosin) and their combination treatments were evaluated. Material and Method: Sixty-eight patients…

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  • Recieved 20.04.2011
  • Accepted 04.05.2011
  • Published Online 04.05.2011
  • Printed 01.07.2012
  • DOI 10.4328/JCAM.680
  • Author Mutlu Ates, Mustafa Karalar, Bunyamin Yildirim, Fatih Pektas, Cemil Ay, Mehmet Baykara, Tibet Erdoğru
  • Identifier J Clin Anal Med. 2012;3(3):274-277
  • Index Page 274-277
  • How to Cite Mutlu Ates, Mustafa Karalar, Bunyamin Yildirim, Pektas, Cemil Ay, Mehmet Baykara. The Effect of Rofecoxib / Doxazosin Treatment for Chronic Prostatitis/Chronic Pelvic Pain Syndrome in Men. J Clin Anal Med. 2012;3(3):274-277
  • Running Title COX-II Inhibitors and Alpha Blockers at Chronic Prostatitis
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