Original Article October 2012

The Surgical Results of Onlay Mesh Repair for Incisional Hernia

Aim: Incisional hernia after abdominal surgery is an important problem. We aimed to evaluate the longterm recurrence rate as well as surgical complications in patients operated with onlay mesh repair technique for incisional hernia. Material and Method: We studied a serial of 139 patients retrospectively, operated due to incisional hernia in between January 2001 to November 2009 in Vakif Gureba…

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  • Recieved 14.10.2011
  • Accepted 10.12.2011
  • Published Online 10.12.2011
  • Printed 01.10.2012
  • DOI 10.4328/JCAM.832
  • Author Bulent Kaya, Yalim Uctum, Cengiz Eris, Orhan Bat, Sedat Ziyade, Riza Kutanis
  • Identifier J Clin Anal Med. 2012;3(4):425-428
  • Index Page 425-428
  • How to Cite Bulent Kaya, Yalim Uctum, Cengiz Eris, Bat, Sedat Ziyade, Riza Kutanis. The Surgical Results of Onlay Mesh Repair for Incisional Hernia. J Clin Anal Med. 2012;3(4):425-428
  • Running Title Onlay Mesh Repair is Safe and Effective Technique
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Our 8 Years Experience on Penile Fractures: The Diagnosis and Treatment

Aim: The purpose of this study to present our experience with diagnosis and treatment management of penile fracture. Material and Method: Patients who were admitted our clinic with complaints of sudden penile swelling and pain during 8 years were screened. Clinical information of 30 patients aged between 16 and 45 retrospectively analyzed. The patients had applied to emergency room during…

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  • Recieved 22.10.2011
  • Accepted 02.12.2011
  • Published Online 02.12.2011
  • Printed 01.10.2012
  • DOI 10.4328/JCAM.837
  • Author Mustafa Gunes, Necip Pirincci, Ilhan Gecit, Kerem Taken, Kursat Cecen, Kadir Ceylan
  • Identifier J Clin Anal Med. 2012;3(4):429-431
  • Index Page 429-431
  • How to Cite Mustafa Gunes, Necip Pirincci, Ilhan Gecit, Taken, Kursat Cecen, Kadir Ceylan. Our 8 Years Experience on Penile Fractures: The Diagnosis and Treatment. J Clin Anal Med. 2012;3(4):429-431
  • Running Title Penil Fraktür
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Localisation of Aquaporin-1 In Diabetic Rat Retina and Ciliary Body

Aim: Aquaporins are membrane water channels that play critical roles in controlling the water contents of cells. Diabetic retinopathy is associated with alterations in aquaporin water channel expression. We aimed to investigate the distribution of aquaporin 1 in the nondiabetic and diabetic rat retina and ciliary body. Material and Method: Eyeballs from diabetic and nondiabetic rats were examined by immunohistochemistry.…

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  • Recieved 26.10.2011
  • Accepted 02.12.2011
  • Published Online 02.12.2011
  • Printed 01.10.2012
  • DOI 10.4328/JCAM.842
  • Author Sevil Cayli, Huseyin Ortak, Ufuk Tas, Erkan Sogut, Fatih Ekici, Duygu Cakil
  • Identifier J Clin Anal Med. 2012;3(4):438-441
  • Index Page 438-441
  • How to Cite Sevil Cayli, Huseyin Ortak, Ufuk Tas, Sogut, Fatih Ekici, Duygu Cakil. Localisation of Aquaporin-1 In Diabetic Rat Retina and Ciliary Body. J Clin Anal Med. 2012;3(4):438-441
  • Running Title In Diabetic Retina And Ciliary Body
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How Should Surgical Technique Be Chosen For Diaphragmatic Eventrations?

Aim: Diaphragmatic eventrations and paralysis in adulthood are among the rare conditions with unknown etiology. We evaluated 10 patients who were operated on because of diaphragmatic eventrations and dysfunctions between 2007 and 2010 in terms of clinical features and surgical options. Material and Method: Chest X-ray films, chest computed tomography and fluoroscopy, preoperative evaluation of patients was used. Respiratory function…

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  • Recieved 10.10.2011
  • Accepted 30.11.2011
  • Published Online 30.11.2011
  • Printed 01.10.2012
  • DOI 10.4328/JCAM.827
  • Author Erkan Akar
  • Identifier J Clin Anal Med. 2012;3(4):422-424
  • Index Page 422-424
  • How to Cite Erkan Akar. How Should Surgical Technique Be Chosen For Diaphragmatic Eventrations?. J Clin Anal Med. 2012;3(4):422-424
  • Running Title Diaphragmatic Eventrations
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Comparison of ATP-MgCl2 and Methylprednisolone in Experimentally Induced Spinal Cord Trauma

Aim: The aim of this study is to compare the preventive effects of methyl prednisolone sodium succinate (MPSS) and ATP-MgCl2 on secondary injury after spinal cord trauma by clinical, electrophysiological and histopathological examination. Material and Method: Thirty healthy male Wistar-Albino rats were used in the study. All rats were evaluated by inclined plane, toe-spread and tarlov tests. Before the operation,…

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  • Recieved 02.11.2011
  • Accepted 19.11.2011
  • Published Online 19.11.2011
  • Printed 01.10.2012
  • DOI 10.4328/JCAM.846
  • Author Yusuf Sinan Sirin, Hikmet Keles, Omer Besalti, Sevil Atalay Vural
  • Identifier J Clin Anal Med. 2012;3(4):442-447
  • Index Page 442-447
  • How to Cite Yusuf Sinan, Sirin, Hikmet Keles, Omer Besalti, Atalay, Vural, Orhan Yucel. Comparison of ATP-MgCl2 and Methylprednisolone in Experimentally Induced Spinal Cord Trauma. J Clin Anal Med. 2012;3(4):442-447
  • Running Title Experimentally Spinal Cord Trauma
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The Relationship between Standard Tube Agglutination Titers in Brucellosis And Biochemical and Hematologic Parameters

Aim: We aimed to investigate the correlation between standard tube agglutination titers over 1/160 and various biochemical and hematologic parameters in the sera of patients which were prediagnosed as brucellosis in the policlinics or the services of Tavsanli State Hospital. Material and Method: ALT, AST, CRP, erythrocyte sedimentation rate (ESR), leukocyte count, erythrocyte count and thrombocyte count were investigated in…

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  • Recieved 21.10.2011
  • Accepted 28.11.2011
  • Published Online 28.11.2011
  • Printed 01.10.2012
  • DOI 10.4328/JCAM.839
  • Author Agca Harun, Ertugay Gulin
  • Identifier J Clin Anal Med. 2012;3(4):432-434
  • Index Page 432-434
  • How to Cite Harun Agca, Gulin Ertugay. The Relationship between Standard Tube Agglutination Titers in Brucellosis And Biochemical and Hematologic Parameters. J Clin Anal Med. 2012;3(4):432-434
  • Running Title Brucella Diagnosis Tests
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Decompressive Craniectomy for Intractable Intracranial Hypertension

Aim: This retrospective study was established to analyse the effects of the decompressive craniectomy on patients with different causes of increased intracranial pressure. Material and Method: Nine patients at risk of developing malignant cerebral edema aged between 18 and 75 years were included in this study. Four patients suffered from severe traumatic brain injury, two patients from subarachnoid haemorrhage (SAH)…

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  • Recieved 11.10.2011
  • Accepted 22.11.2011
  • Published Online 22.11.2011
  • Printed 01.10.2012
  • DOI 10.4328/JCAM.676
  • Author Bulent Bakar, Mehmet Murat Sumer, Ismail Hakki Tekkok
  • Identifier J Clin Anal Med. 2012;3(4):383-387
  • Index Page 383-387
  • How to Cite Bulent Bakar, Mehmet Murat, Sumer, IOsmail Hakki, Tekkok, Ali Memis. Decompressive Craniectomy for Intractable Intracranial Hypertension. J Clin Anal Med. 2012;3(4):383-387
  • Running Title Craniectomy for Intracranial Hypertension
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Observed Changes in Some Biochemical Parameters After Magnetic Field Exposure to 1,5 Tesla

Aim: In daily life, individuals are exposed to electromagnetic contamination at different levels. Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) is a radiodiagnostic imaging technique using non-ionizing radiofrequency radiation. Considering possible adverse effects of magnetic fields may occur at long time, complications are difficult to determined earlier. Therefore, the effects of MRI on some biochemical parameters were evaluated before and after MRI. Material…

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  • Recieved 24.10.2011
  • Accepted 10.11.2011
  • Published Online 10.11.2011
  • Printed 01.10.2012
  • DOI 10.4328/JCAM.840
  • Author Turan Akdag, Ali Muhtar Tiftik, Levent Sariyildiz
  • Identifier J Clin Anal Med. 2012;3(4):435-437
  • Index Page 435-437
  • How to Cite Turan Akdag, Ali Muhtar, Tiftik, Levent Sariyildiz, Mehmet Akif, Altayli, Ahmet Un. Observed Changes in Some Biochemical Parameters After Magnetic Field Exposure to 1,5 Tesla. J Clin Anal Med. 2012;3(4):435-437
  • Running Title Magnetic Field Exposure
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Vertigo: is it Really a Neurological Emergency?

Aim: To asses the incidence of vertigo which occurs as a symptom of a neurological emergency. Material and Method: Emergency Room (ER) admissions with vertigo in a state hospital have been evaluated. Patients who have been consulted to a neurologist were included in the study. Demographical variables and the routine ER examination with cranial imagings of the necessary patients were…

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  • Recieved 30.09.2011
  • Accepted 19.11.2011
  • Published Online 19.11.2011
  • Printed 01.10.2012
  • DOI 10.4328/JCAM.819
  • Author Inan Beydilli, Ozgur Bilgin Topcuoglu, Ilhan Korkmaz, Fevzi Yilmaz, Sevki Hakan Eren, Murat Ayan
  • Identifier J Clin Anal Med. 2012;3(4):419-421
  • Index Page 419-421
  • How to Cite Inan Beydilli, Ozgur Bilgin, Topcuoglu, ilhan korkmaz, Yilmaz, Sevki Hakan Eren, Murat Ayan. Vertigo: is it Really a Neurological Emergency?. J Clin Anal Med. 2012;3(4):419-421
  • Running Title Vertigo Etiologies
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Comparison of the Techniques of the Microscopic Varicocelectomy and Inguinal Varicocelectomy

Aim: The aim is to compare the results of two different varicocelectomy techniques. Material and Method: Between July 2005 and February 2011; 68 patients who are of 84 varicocele whose ages were ranged from 15 to 39 (26.4±  6) and whom inguinal varicocelectomy or subinguinal microscopic varicocelectomy were performed due to the clinical varicocele were retrospectively evaluated. The complication rates;…

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  • Recieved 24.09.2011
  • Accepted 05.10.2011
  • Published Online 05.10.2011
  • Printed 01.10.2012
  • DOI 10.4328/JCAM.790
  • Author Necip Pirincci, Ilhan Gecit, Mustafa Gunes, Kerem Taken, Ozcan Canbey, Kadir Ceylan
  • Identifier J Clin Anal Med. 2012;3(4):409-411
  • Index Page 409-411
  • How to Cite Necip Pirincci, Ilhan Gecit, Mustafa Gunes, Taken, Ozcan Canbey, Kadir Ceylan. Comparison of the Techniques of the Microscopic Varicocelectomy and Inguinal Varicocelectomy. J Clin Anal Med. 2012;3(4):409-411
  • Running Title Varicocelectomy
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Validation of Turkish Version of Bristol Female Lower Urinary Tract Symptom Index

Aim: There are numerous questionnaires for evaluation of female incontinence. Bristol female lower urinary tract symptoms (BFLUTS) index evaluates the severity of incontinence and its impact on sexual function and quality of life. This study aimed to validate the Turkish version of BFLUTS index questionnaire. Material and Method: Fortynine female patients who applied to our outpatient clinic with incontinence were…

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  • Recieved 24.09.2011
  • Accepted 05.10.2011
  • Published Online 05.10.2011
  • Printed 01.10.2012
  • DOI 10.4328/JCAM.814
  • Author Cevdet Serkan Gokkaya, Cetin Volkan Oztekin, Omer Gokhan Doluoglu, Ozer Guzel, Veli Ersahin, Cuneyt Ozden, Ali Memis
  • Identifier J Clin Anal Med. 2012;3(4):415-418
  • Index Page 415-418
  • How to Cite Cevdet Serkan, Gokkaya, Cetin Volkan, Oztekin, Omer Gokhan, Doluoglu, Guzel, Veli Ersahin, Cuneyt Ozden. Validation of Turkish Version of Bristol Female Lower Urinary Tract Symptom Index. J Clin Anal Med. 2012;3(4):415-418
  • Running Title Bristol Female Lower Urinary Tract Symptom Index
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The Effect of GSM Mobile Phone Electromagnetic Field on Femur Fracture Healing in a Rat Model

Aim: Biological effects of electromagnetic field (EMF) and their consequences on human health have been the subject of much interest and research in recent years. The aim of this study was to investigate the effects of 900 MHz EMF on femur fracture healing in a rat model. Material and Method: After sixty male Sprague-Dawley rats were exposed to a closed…

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  • Recieved 19.08.2011
  • Accepted 28.09.2011
  • Published Online 28.09.2011
  • Printed 01.10.2012
  • DOI 10.4328/JCAM.777
  • Author Ali Murat Kalender, Ugur Goktas, Davut Ozbag, Cemil Erturk, Mehmet Akif Altay, Ahmet Un
  • Identifier J Clin Anal Med. 2012;3(4):388-392
  • Index Page 388-392
  • How to Cite Ali Murat, Kalender, Ugur Goktas, Davut Ozbag, Erturk, Mehmet Okumus, Savas Guner. The Effect of GSM Mobile Phone Electromagnetic Field on Femur Fracture Healing in a Rat Model. J Clin Anal Med. 2012;3(4):388-392
  • Running Title The Effect of Mobile Phone on Fracture Healing
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Carpal Tunnel Syndrome: In Which Ratio does Electroneuromyography Comfirm the Diagnosis?

Aim: Compression of the median nerve at the wrist is the most frequently observed entrapment neuropathy. The aim of our study was to investigate the accuracy of clinically diagnosed CTS by using electroneuromyography (ENMG). Material and Method: 500 patients who applied to our ENMG laboratory were investigated. 276 CTS(Carpal Tunnel Syndrome) prediagnosed patients were included in the study. Results: There…

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  • Recieved 14.09.2011
  • Accepted 15.09.2011
  • Published Online 15.09.2011
  • Printed 01.10.2012
  • DOI 10.4328/JCAM.801
  • Author Gokhan Evcili, Hakan Levent Gul, Omer Karadas, Ulku Turk Boru
  • Identifier J Clin Anal Med. 2012;3(4):412-414
  • Index Page 412-414
  • How to Cite Gokhan Evcili, Hakan Levent Gul, Omer Karadas, Turk Boru. Carpal Tunnel Syndrome: In Which Ratio does Electroneuromyography Comfirm the Diagnosis?. J Clin Anal Med. 2012;3(4):412-414
  • Running Title Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
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Our Cases of Sarcoidosis Diagnosed by Mediastinoscopy; Western Black Sea Experience

Aim: Sarcoidosis is a multisystemic disease, characterized by noncaseating granuloms, the aetilogy remains unknown. We have stated that sarcoidosis diagnosis used by mediastinoscopy and our patients evaluated by stage and clinical features. Material and Method: 38 cases with a diagnosis of sarcoidosis by mediastinoscopy in our clinics (University Hospitals of Western Black Sea) were retrospectively analyzed. Cases was staging according…

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  • Recieved 22.08.2011
  • Accepted 26.09.2011
  • Published Online 26.09.2011
  • Printed 01.10.2012
  • DOI 10.4328/JCAM.785
  • Author Ali Kilicgun, Sami Karapolat, Ozkan Saydam, Suat Gezer, Mertol Gokce
  • Identifier J Clin Anal Med. 2012;3(4):402-404
  • Index Page 402-404
  • How to Cite Ali Kilicgun, Sami Karapolat, Ozkan Saydam, Gezer, Mertol Gokce. Our Cases of Sarcoidosis Diagnosed by Mediastinoscopy; Western Black Sea Experience. J Clin Anal Med. 2012;3(4):402-404
  • Running Title Sarcoidosis
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Comparison of the Use of Prilocaine and Lidocaine Gel During The Cystoscopy

Aim: In this study, the difference of the activity between the prilocaine and lidocaine gel instillation into the urethra was investigated in order to reduce the patient?s pain and to increase the comfort of the procedure during the cystoscopy which was commonly used in the practice of urology. Material and Method: 134 patients who were decided to be performed the…

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  • Recieved 21.08.2011
  • Accepted 26.09.2011
  • Published Online 26.09.2011
  • Printed 01.10.2012
  • DOI 10.4328/JCAM.782
  • Author Ilhan Gecit, Erdal Benli, Ibrahim Keles, Servet Kavak, Necip Pirincci, Mustafa Gunes, Kadir Ceylan
  • Identifier J Clin Anal Med. 2012;3(4):398-401
  • Index Page 398-401
  • How to Cite Ilhan Gecit, Erdal Benli, Ibrahim Keles, Pirincci, Mustafa Gunes, Kadir Ceylan. Comparison of the Use of Prilocaine and Lidocaine Gel During The Cystoscopy. J Clin Anal Med. 2012;3(4):398-401
  • Running Title Comparison of the Use of Prilocaine and Lidocaine
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Effects of Nitric Oxide Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor Systems in Chick Embryo Cerebral Vasculogenesis and Angiogenesis

Aim: Studies have depicted that nitric oxide and vascular endothelial growth factor systems have important biological effects in the development of vasculogenesis and angiogenesis. Material and Method: In this study; specific pathogen free white Leghorin type fertilised eggs were used. Result: Three main subgroups were designed regarding time points of 48; 72 and 80 hours of incubation. In 48 hours…

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  • Recieved 18.08.2011
  • Accepted 21.09.2011
  • Published Online 21.09.2011
  • Printed 01.10.2012
  • DOI 10.4328/JCAM.778
  • Author Cuneyt Temiz, Mehmet Arslan, Murat Sayin, Seda Vatansever, Gulsen Giray, Ahmet Var
  • Identifier J Clin Anal Med. 2012;3(4):393-397
  • Index Page 393-397
  • How to Cite Cuneyt Temiz, Mehmet Arslan, Murat Sayin, Vatansever, Gulsen Giray, Ahmet Var. Effects of Nitric Oxide Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor Systems in Chick Embryo Cerebral Vasculogenesis and Angiogenesis. J Clin Anal Med. 2012;3(4):393-397
  • Running Title Effects of Nitric Oxide in Vasculogenesis and Angiogenesis
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Ender Nail Applications in Femoral Diaphysis Fractures

Aim: Although the femoral shaft fractures are treated conservatively for up to 6 years in children, surgical treatment should be considered in patients with femoral shaft fractures in school age or in those who have multiple long-bone fracture or organ injury. But it is a controversial issue which surgical treatment is ideal. Material and Method: Twenty-nine femoral fractures of 26…

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  • Recieved 23.08.2011
  • Accepted 28.08.2011
  • Published Online 28.08.2011
  • Printed 01.10.2012
  • DOI 10.4328/JCAM.787
  • Author Albert Cakar, Mehmet Fethi Ceylan, Savas Guner, Mehmet Ata Gokalp, Ali Dogan
  • Identifier J Clin Anal Med. 2012;3(4):405-408
  • Index Page 405-408
  • How to Cite Albert Cakar, Mehmet Fethi Ceylan, Savas Guner, Ata, Gokalp, Ali Dogan. Ender Nail Applications in Femoral Diaphysis Fractures. J Clin Anal Med. 2012;3(4):405-408
  • Running Title Ender Nail in Femoral Diaphysis Fracture
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