Original Article July 2014

Role of Macrophage Microaggregation in the Diagnosis of Inflammatory Colitis

Aim: Recent studies have advocated that the presence of macrophage microaggregations (MMA) may be a criterion in the diagnosis of Crohn’s colitis (CC). In our study we aimed to investigate the role of MMA to differentiate ulcerative colitis (UC) and (CC). Material and Method: We analyzed the role of MMA in 29 patients with UC, 26 patients with CC and…

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  • Recieved 20.09.2012
  • Accepted 03.12.2012
  • Published Online 03.12.2012
  • Printed 01.07.2014
  • DOI 10.4328/JCAM.1302
  • Author Alpaslan Altunoglu, Candan Tuncer, Sukran Erten, Ayse Kalkanci, Bilge Tunc, Nuket Uzum, Fahri Yakaryılmaz, Ayse Dursun, Sefa Güliter
  • Identifier J Clin Anal Med. 2014;5(4):307-311
  • Index Page 307-311
  • How to Cite Alpaslan Altunoglu, Candan Tuncer, Sukran Erten, Ayse Kalkanci, Bilge Tunc, Nuket Uzum, Fahri Yakaryılmaz, Ayse Dursun, Sefa Güliter. Role of Macrophage Microaggregation in the Diagnosis of Inflammatory Colitis. J Clin Anal Med. 2014;5(4):307-311
  • Running Title Inflammatory Bowel Disease and Macrophages
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Effect of Antral Follicle Count on in Vitro Fertilization Outcome

Aim: The aim of this study is to evaluate the effects of number and size of antral follicles on ovarian reserve and subsequently in vitro fertilization (IVF) outcome. Material and Method: 44 patients treated with IVF in the Infertility Clinic of Zeynep Kamil Women?s and Children Disease Education and Research Hospital (Istanbul, Turkey) were prospectively included in this study. On…

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  • Recieved 07.11.2012
  • Accepted 07.12.2012
  • Published Online 07.12.2012
  • Printed 01.07.2014
  • DOI 10.4328/JCAM.1378
  • Author Bahar Baykal, Cem Celik, Ercan Bastu, Tayfun Kutlu, Pinar Batu, Remzi Abali, Sadiye Eren
  • Identifier J Clin Anal Med. 2014;5(4):324-327
  • Index Page 324-327
  • How to Cite Bahar Baykal, Cem Celik, Ercan Bastu, Tayfun Kutlu, Pinar Batu, Remzi Abali, Sadiye Eren. Effect of Antral Follicle Count on in Vitro Fertilization Outcome. J Clin Anal Med. 2014;5(4):324-327
  • Running Title Antral Follicles in IVF
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The Evaluation of the Distribution and Antimcrobial Susceptibility Profile of the Strains Isolated at Anesthesiology Intensive Care Unit

Aim: Hospital infections are important uptodate health problems because of high mortality and increased cost. The increment in antimicrobial resistance is progressing though new antimicrobial agents are arising. This leads to an increase in hospital infections and difficulty in treatment. In our study we aimed to evaluate the antimicrobial susceptibility of the strains isolated at Anesthesiology Intensive Care Unit. Material…

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  • Recieved 30.10.2012
  • Accepted 08.12.2012
  • Published Online 08.12.2012
  • Printed 01.07.2014
  • DOI 10.4328/JCAM.1352
  • Author Gulfem Ece, Tayfun Adanir
  • Identifier J Clin Anal Med. 2014;5(4):320-323
  • Index Page 320-323
  • How to Cite Gulfem Ece, Tayfun Adanir. The Evaluation of the Distribution and Antimcrobial Susceptibility Profile of the Strains Isolated at Anesthesiology Intensive Care Unit. J Clin Anal Med. 2014;5(4):320-323
  • Running Title Distribution and Susceptibility of ICU Isolates
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The Effect of Successful Right Coronary Angioplasty on Early Term Right Ventricular Functions

Aim: We aimed to investigate the effect of elective percutan transluminal coronary angioplasty on right ventricular systolic functions using isovolumetric acceleration time in patients with isolated proximal right coronary artery (RCA) lesions and compare this method with other echocardiographic methods. Material and Method: 33 patients (29 men and 4 women) were selected among patients whose angiographies had been performed for…

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  • Recieved 08.10.2012
  • Accepted 05.12.2012
  • Published Online 05.12.2012
  • Printed 01.07.2014
  • DOI 10.4328/JCAM.1322
  • Author Ender Ozal, Kemal Karaagac, Gulsah Tayyareci, Zeynel Abidin Yetgin
  • Identifier J Clin Anal Med. 2014;5(4):316-319
  • Index Page 316-319
  • How to Cite Ender Ozal, Kemal Karaagac, Gulsah Tayyareci, Zeynel Abidin Yetgin. The Effect of Successful Right Coronary Angioplasty on Early Term Right Ventricular Functions. J Clin Anal Med. 2014;5(4):316-319
  • Running Title Right Coronary Angioplasty and Right Ventricular Functions
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Does Bolus Isotonic Saline Infusion Prevents Rats from Contrast Induced-Nephropathy?

Aim: Contrast-induced nephropathy (CIN) is defined as acute impairment in renal functions following the use of contrast agents. We aimed to search the effect of ?IV bolus infusion of isotonic sodium cloride? on the development of CIN in an experimental rats model. Material and Method: In our study, 28 Wistar albino female rats were seperated into four groups with seven…

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  • Recieved 06.11.2012
  • Accepted 03.12.2012
  • Published Online 03.12.2012
  • Printed 01.07.2014
  • DOI 10.4328/JCAM.1376
  • Author Birdal Gullupinar, Sedat Yanturali, Nese Colak Oray, Aydın Sarihan, Hakan Topacoglu
  • Identifier J Clin Anal Med. 2014;5(4):312-315
  • Index Page 312-315
  • How to Cite Birdal Gullupinar, Sedat Yanturali, Nese Colak Oray, Aydın Sarihan, Hakan Topacoglu. Does Bolus Isotonic Saline Infusion Prevents Rats from Contrast Induced-Nephropathy?. J Clin Anal Med. 2014;5(4):312-315
  • Running Title The Efficacy of Bolus Normal Saline to Prevent Contrast Induced-Nephropathy
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Efficacy of Sunitinib in Patients with Imatinib-Resistant Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumors

Aim: In this study, the efficacy of sunitinib in patients with imatinib-resistant gastrointestinal stromal tumors (GISTs) was investigated. Material and Method: A total of 11 imatinib-resistant GIST patients who have sufficient information about their medical treatment and outcome were retrospectively analyzed. Results: Partial response was observed in only two patients, and five patients achieved stable disease. Progression free survival and…

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  • Recieved 06.11.2012
  • Accepted 30.11.2012
  • Published Online 30.11.2012
  • Printed 01.07.2014
  • DOI 10.4328/JCAM.1375
  • Author Sinem Cubukcu, Ozkan Kanat, Erdem Cubukcu, Ömer Fatih Olmez, Mustafa Canhoroz, Nilufer Avci, Mustafa Hartavi, Adem Deligönül, Serdar Seyhan, Aylin Ayyıldız, Unal Taşdemir, Osman Manavoglu
  • Identifier J Clin Anal Med. 2014;5(4):304-306
  • Index Page 304-306
  • How to Cite Sinem Cubukcu, Ozkan Kanat, Erdem Cubukcu, Ömer Fatih Olmez, Mustafa Canhoroz, Nilufer Avci, Mustafa Hartavi, Adem Deligönül, Serdar Seyhan, Aylin Ayyıldız, Unal Taşdemir, Osman Manavoglu. Efficacy of Sunitinib in Patients with Imatinib-Resistant Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumors. J Clin Anal Med. 2014;5(4):304-306
  • Running Title Treatment Sunitinib in Patients with Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumors
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Factors Influencing the Duration of Fluoroscopy in Percutaneous Nephrolithotomy

Aim: Percutaneous nephrolithotomy (PCNL) is established in urology practice with routine use of fluoroscopic guidance. Aim of this study is investigating factors which influence duration of fluoroscopy in percutaneous nephrolithotomy. Material and Method: Factors influencing duration of fluoroscopy were evaluated on 199 patients who were underwent percutaneous nephrolithotomy in Turkiye Yuksek Ihtisas Hospital between January 2008 and May 2011. An…

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  • Recieved 05.10.2012
  • Accepted 26.11.2012
  • Published Online 26.11.2012
  • Printed 01.07.2014
  • DOI 10.4328/JCAM.1318
  • Author Alper Gok, Zeki Ender Gunes, Serdar Kilic, Bahri Gok, Ahmet Hamdi Yazicioglu
  • Identifier J Clin Anal Med. 2014;5(4):300-303
  • Index Page 300-303
  • How to Cite Alper Gok, Zeki Ender Gunes, Serdar Kilic, Bahri Gok, Ahmet Hamdi Yazicioglu. Factors Influencing the Duration of Fluoroscopy in Percutaneous Nephrolithotomy. J Clin Anal Med. 2014;5(4):300-303
  • Running Title Duration of Fluoroscopy in Percutaneous Nephrolithotomy
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Long Term Follow Up, Treatment and Prognosis of Acute Transverse Myelitis Patients In Childhood

Aim: To overview the medical history, clinical signs, imaging studies, laboratory data and treatment effectiveness in children with acute idiopathic transverse myelitis. Material and Method: Eight patients under the age of 15 years who presented acute transverse myelitis were included in the study by using the criteria of the Transverse Myelitis Consortium Working Group (2002). Chart analysis, clinical evaluation, imaging…

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  • Recieved 24.10.2012
  • Accepted 19.11.2012
  • Published Online 19.11.2012
  • Printed 01.07.2014
  • DOI 10.4328/JCAM.1347
  • Author Mehmet Canpolat, Hakan Gumus, Huseyin Per, Hatice Gamze Poyrazoglu, Ali Yikilmaz, Abdulhakim Coskun, Sefer Kumandas
  • Identifier J Clin Anal Med. 2014;5(4):294-299
  • Index Page 294-299
  • How to Cite Mehmet Canpolat, Hakan Gumus, Huseyin Per, Hatice Gamze Poyrazoglu, Ali Yikilmaz, Abdulhakim Coskun, Sefer Kumandas. Long Term Follow Up, Treatment and Prognosis of Acute Transverse Myelitis Patients In Childhood. J Clin Anal Med. 2014;5(4):294-299
  • Running Title Acute Transverse Myelitis in Childhood
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Prechannel Entrapment of the Ulnary Nerve by an Intermuscular Arcade: The Importance of Ultrasonographic Neurography in the Demonstrating of Compression Site

Aim: Ultrasonographic neurography is a described method in the cases with peripheral nerve injury and entrapment. The usual entrapment of the peripheral nerves had been described previously.? Material and Method: In this report it was presented the unusual entrapment of the ulnar nerve and the neurographic findings in an illustrative case. The case was admitted to our neurosurgery department with…

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  • Recieved 25.10.2012
  • Accepted 19.11.2012
  • Published Online 19.11.2012
  • Printed 01.07.2014
  • DOI 10.4328/JCAM.1354
  • Author Cengiz Cokluk, Enis Kuruoglu, Abdullah Hilmi Marangoz, Keramettin Aydin
  • Identifier J Clin Anal Med. 2014;5(4):291-293
  • Index Page 291-293
  • How to Cite Cengiz Cokluk, Enis Kuruoglu, Abdullah Hilmi Marangoz, Keramettin Aydin. Prechannel Entrapment of the Ulnary Nerve by an Intermuscular Arcade: The Importance of Ultrasonographic Neurography in the Demonstrating of Compression Site. J Clin Anal Med. 2014;5(4):291-293
  • Running Title Ultrasonographic Neurography for Ulnary Nerve Entrapment
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The Neuroendoscopic Assisted Microsurgical Evacuation of Chronic Subdural Hematomas

Aim: The primary objective of this study was to emphasize the importance of using neuro-endoscope in the microsurgical evacuating of chronic subdural hematomas with the placement of bur hole(s). Material and Method: The illustrative case was a 67 years old male with one week history of headache. Obtained computed tomography of the head showed the presence of the left frontoparietal…

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  • Recieved 25.10.2012
  • Accepted 19.11.2012
  • Published Online 19.11.2012
  • Printed 01.07.2014
  • DOI 10.4328/JCAM.1353
  • Author Cengiz Cokluk, Enis Kuruoglu, Abdullah Hilmi Marangoz, Kerameddin Aydin
  • Identifier J Clin Anal Med. 2014;5(4):287-290
  • Index Page 287-290
  • How to Cite Cengiz Cokluk, Enis Kuruoglu, Abdullah Hilmi Marangoz, Kerameddin Aydin. The Neuroendoscopic Assisted Microsurgical Evacuation of Chronic Subdural Hematomas. J Clin Anal Med. 2014;5(4):287-290
  • Running Title Neuroendoscopic Microsurgery for Subdural Hematomas
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Surgical Treatment of Internal Carotid Bifurcation and Pericallosal Artery Aneurysms with Unilatera

Aim: Aneurysms are one of the primary reasons of subarachnoid hemorrhage. The most common aneurysms are the solitary aneurysms. In the same time multiple aneurysms may be seen. Material and Method: Fifty five years old woman who underwent one month ago because of ruptured left internal carotid artery aneurysm was admitted to hospital for surgical treatment of incidental left internal…

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  • Recieved 25.10.2012
  • Accepted 19.11.2012
  • Published Online 19.11.2012
  • Printed 01.07.2014
  • DOI 10.4328/JCAM.1351
  • Author Cengiz Cokluk, Enis Kuruoglu, Abdullah Hilmi Marangoz, Kerameddin Aydin
  • Identifier J Clin Anal Med. 2014;5(4):283-286
  • Index Page 283-286
  • How to Cite Cengiz Cokluk, Enis Kuruoglu, Abdullah Hilmi Marangoz, Kerameddin Aydin. Surgical Treatment of Internal Carotid Bifurcation and Pericallosal Artery Aneurysms with Unilatera. J Clin Anal Med. 2014;5(4):283-286
  • Running Title Frontopterional Incision for Aneurysms
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Is There Any Difference on Gastroscopic Findings Between Hemodialysis and Peritoneal Dialysis Patients?

Aim: The aim of this study is to compare retrospectively gastroscopic findings of asymptomatic patients undergoing hemodialysis and peritoneal dialysis. Material and Method: Gastroscopic data of 101 patients with chronic renal failure waiting kidney transplantation were evaluated in the current study. Of the 101 patients, 77 were undergoing hemodialysis and 24 were undergoing peritoneal dialysis. H. pylori status in patients…

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  • Recieved 31.10.2012
  • Accepted 17.11.2012
  • Published Online 17.11.2012
  • Printed 01.07.2014
  • DOI 10.4328/JCAM.1357
  • Author Gulsum Ozkan, Sukru Ulusoy, Mehmet Arslan, Kubra Kaynar, Sami Fidan, Bulent Yildiz, Safiye Tuba Kaplan
  • Identifier J Clin Anal Med. 2014;5(4):280-282
  • Index Page 280-282
  • How to Cite Gulsum Ozkan, Sukru Ulusoy, Mehmet Arslan, Kubra Kaynar, Sami Fidan, Bulent Yildiz, Safiye Tuba Kaplan. Is There Any Difference on Gastroscopic Findings Between Hemodialysis and Peritoneal Dialysis Patients?. J Clin Anal Med. 2014;5(4):280-282
  • Running Title Gastroscopic Findings and Dialysis
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Evaluation of Patients with Gastrectomy for Malignity of Anastomosis Line

Aim: We aimed at evaluating the Histopathological examination results of biopsies obtained from the anastomosis line of patients with previous gastrectomy in terms of malignancy. Material and Method: The endoscopic findings and the biopsy records obtained from the anastomosis line of 23 patients with gastrectomy history for whom upper gastrointestinal system (GIS) endoscopy was performed at the General Surgery Clinic,…

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  • Recieved 25.09.2012
  • Accepted 08.11.2012
  • Published Online 08.11.2012
  • Printed 01.07.2014
  • DOI 10.4328/JCAM.1305
  • Author Mehmet Ali Eryilmaz, Serden Ay, Nergis Aksoy, Ahmet Okus, Baris Sevinc, Recep Demirgul, Ömer Karahan
  • Identifier J Clin Anal Med. 2014;5(4):276-279
  • Index Page 276-279
  • How to Cite Mehmet Ali Eryilmaz, Serden Ay, Nergis Aksoy, Ahmet Okus, Baris Sevinc, Recep Demirgul, Ömer Karahan. Evaluation of Patients with Gastrectomy for Malignity of Anastomosis Line. J Clin Anal Med. 2014;5(4):276-279
  • Running Title Gastrectomy for Malignity of Anastomosis Line
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Is the Grade of Vesicoureteral Reflux Related with Detrusor Overactivity?

Aim: The videourodynamic study outcomes in patients with vesicoureteral reflux were retrospectively reviewed. The aim of this study is to evaluate the relationship between the idiopathic detrusor overactivity and the grade of vesicoureteral reflux. Material and Method: We reviewed retrospectively the videourodynamic traces of 71 vesicoureteral reflux patients without neuropathic conditions. Patients were divided into two groups: Patients without concomitant…

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  • Recieved 09.10.2012
  • Accepted 04.11.2012
  • Published Online 04.11.2012
  • Printed 01.07.2014
  • DOI 10.4328/JCAM.1328
  • Author Ferhat Kilinc
  • Identifier J Clin Anal Med. 2014;5(4):273-275
  • Index Page 273-275
  • How to Cite Ferhat Kilinc. Is the Grade of Vesicoureteral Reflux Related with Detrusor Overactivity?. J Clin Anal Med. 2014;5(4):273-275
  • Running Title VUR Grade vs Detrusor Overactivity
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