Original Article November 2014

Effect of Paracetamol Pretreatment on Rocuronium-Induced Injection Pain: A Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled Comparison with Lidocaine

Aim: To compare the effect of intravenous paracetamol on rocuronium-induced injection pain with that of lidocaine. Material and Method: One hundred and eighty patients scheduled for elective surgery under general anesthesia were recruited to this prospective, randomized, double-blinded, placebo-controlled study. A 20-gauge cannula was inserted into a vein on the dorsum of the patient%u2019s left hand and lactated Ringers solution…

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  • Recieved 30.01.2013
  • Accepted 18.02.2013
  • Published Online 18.02.2013
  • Printed 01.11.2014
  • DOI 10.4328/JCAM.1632
  • Author Gulnaz Ates, Emine Arzu Kose, Goksen Oz, Alparslan Apan
  • Identifier J Clin Anal Med. 2014;5(6):507-510
  • Index Page 507-510
  • How to Cite Gulnaz Ates, Emine Arzu Kose, Goksen Oz, Alparslan Apan. Effect of Paracetamol Pretreatment on Rocuronium-Induced Injection Pain: A Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled Comparison with Lidocaine. J Clin Anal Med. 2014;5(6):507-510
  • Running Title Paracetamol and Rocuronium Injection Pain
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Evaluation of Facet Joint Arthrosis in Stenotic and Normal Lumbar Spines with MRI

Aim: To reveal the prevalence of lumbar facet joint arthrosis in normal and stenotic lumbar spines with magnetic resonance imaging. Material and Method: Study group consisted of 30 patients with complaints and findings of lower back pain, neurologic claudicatio and lumbar spinal stenosis detected at L3-4, L4-5 and/or L5-S1 with magnetic resonance imaging (cross section area of the dural sac…

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  • Recieved 15.01.2013
  • Accepted 13.02.2013
  • Published Online 13.02.2013
  • Printed 01.11.2014
  • DOI 10.4328/JCAM.1543
  • Author Ebru Ozan, Zehra Adibelli, Ozgur Oztekin, Ali Tosun, Reci Meseri
  • Identifier J Clin Anal Med. 2014;5(6):503-506
  • Index Page 503-506
  • How to Cite Ebru Ozan, Zehra Adibelli, Ozgur Oztekin, Ali Tosun, Reci Meseri. Evaluation of Facet Joint Arthrosis in Stenotic and Normal Lumbar Spines with MRI. J Clin Anal Med. 2014;5(6):503-506
  • Running Title Lumbar Spinal Stenosis and Facet Joint Arthrosis
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Multiple Analyses of the Factors Affecting the Utilization of Antenatal Care: A Middle Anatolia Sample

Aim: The aim of this study was to determine the adequate and quality antenatal care (ANC) and factors affecting. Material and Method: This cross-sectional study was performed in state (n=645) and private (n=143) hospitals. Data were gathered by a questionnaire applied by an interviewer. 788 women who had given singleton live birth and gave verbal consent to participate, were included…

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  • Recieved 20.01.2013
  • Accepted 06.02.2013
  • Published Online 06.02.2013
  • Printed 01.11.2014
  • DOI 10.4328/JCAM.1575
  • Author Mahmut Kilic
  • Identifier J Clin Anal Med. 2014;5(6):498-502
  • Index Page 498-502
  • How to Cite Mahmut Kilic. Multiple Analyses of the Factors Affecting the Utilization of Antenatal Care: A Middle Anatolia Sample. J Clin Anal Med. 2014;5(6):498-502
  • Running Title Antenatal Care
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Correlation Between Serum and Tissue Viral Load, Serology, and Liver Damage in Patients with Hepatitis B

Aim: In our study, correlation between serum alanine aminotransferase (ALT), histological activity index (HAI), HBeAg/antiHBe seroconversion and HBV-DNA levels in chronic hepatitisB (CHB) patients with higher ALT levels was investigated. Material and Method: Liver biopsy was performed on 31 untreated patients with CHB. Tissue HBV-DNA was measured from 19 samples from slides following histopathological examination and from the rest 12…

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  • Recieved 11.01.2013
  • Accepted 01.02.2013
  • Published Online 01.02.2013
  • Printed 01.11.2014
  • DOI 10.4328/JCAM.1534
  • Author Mesut Ortatatli, Ramazan Gumral, Ahmet Ozbek, Levent Kenar
  • Identifier J Clin Anal Med. 2014;5(6):494-497
  • Index Page 494-497
  • How to Cite Mesut Ortatatli, Ramazan Gumral, Ahmet Ozbek, Levent Kenar. Correlation Between Serum and Tissue Viral Load, Serology, and Liver Damage in Patients with Hepatitis B. J Clin Anal Med. 2014;5(6):494-497
  • Running Title Hepatitis B: Viral Load, Serology, Biopsy
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Total Laparoscopic Hysterectomy Compared with Abdominal Hysterectomy; Clinical Outcomes

Aim: The purpose of this study was to confirm the positive intraoperative and postoperative outcomes of total laparoscopic hysterectomy (TLH) and total abdominal hysterectomy (TAH). Material and Method: We presented surgical procedures performed at Namik Kemal University Faculty of Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology between September 2010 and December 2012, 47 patients who underwent TLH and 30 patients who…

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  • Recieved 03.01.2013
  • Accepted 01.02.2013
  • Published Online 01.02.2013
  • Printed 01.11.2014
  • DOI 10.4328/JCAM.1513
  • Author Cem Celik, Remzi Abali, Nicel Tasdemir, Erson Aksu, Hatice Caliskan, Didem Akkus
  • Identifier J Clin Anal Med. 2014;5(6):490-493
  • Index Page 490-493
  • How to Cite Cem Celik, Remzi Abali, Nicel Tasdemir, Erson Aksu, Hatice Caliskan, Didem Akkus. Total Laparoscopic Hysterectomy Compared with Abdominal Hysterectomy; Clinical Outcomes. J Clin Anal Med. 2014;5(6):490-493
  • Running Title Total Laparoscopic Hysterectomy Outcomes
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Hepatic Vein Doppler Waveform Changes in Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease with Hepatomegaly

Aim: Doppler Ultrasonography (DUS) has become an important diagnostic technique in the hepatic vasculature evaluation. Fatty infiltration of the liver can also change the Doppler findings -like cirrhosis- of hepatic veins. Diffuse fatty liver? (DFL) is the most common finding in liver with the method of ultrasonography. Most literature reports mention the effect of chronic liver disease with a small-size…

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  • Recieved 25.11.2012
  • Accepted 31.01.2013
  • Published Online 31.01.2013
  • Printed 01.11.2014
  • DOI 10.4328/JCAM.1423
  • Author Ozum Tuncyurek, Sule Akin, Sibel Taskend Aydin, Pars Tuncyurek, Hakan Erpek
  • Identifier J Clin Anal Med. 2014;5(6):486-489
  • Index Page 486-489
  • How to Cite Ozum Tuncyurek, Sule Akin, Sibel Taskend Aydin, Pars Tuncyurek, Hakan Erpek. Hepatic Vein Doppler Waveform Changes in Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease with Hepatomegaly. J Clin Anal Med. 2014;5(6):486-489
  • Running Title Liver Doppler Findings in Hepatomegaly
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Social Support from the Families of Female Stroke Survivors in Turkey

Aim: This study was conducted to determine the social support from the families perceived by women after stroke. Material and Method: The data were collected from 36 women with stroke using the Perceived Social Support Scale and a questionnaire determining the socio-demographic characteristics. For the analysis of data, percentages, t-test for independent samples, and one way ANOVA were used. Results:…

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  • Recieved 06.12.2012
  • Accepted 01.02.2013
  • Published Online 01.02.2013
  • Printed 01.11.2014
  • DOI 10.4328/JCAM.1454
  • Author Aysegul Koc
  • Identifier J Clin Anal Med. 2014;5(6):480-485
  • Index Page 480-485
  • How to Cite Aysegul Koc. Social Support from the Families of Female Stroke Survivors in Turkey. J Clin Anal Med. 2014;5(6):480-485
  • Running Title Social Support to Stroke
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Evaluation of Tablets Divisibility in Pharmacoeconomic Aspects

Aim: Divisibility and dose homogeneity in scored tablets which form a part of the drugs those are in tablet forms in Turkey and have an extensive implementation area in drug therapy have a high importance for patient compliance and safety. In this study, it is aimed to evaluate Turkeys pharmaceutical market about cost differences of dividing scored tablets which has…

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  • Recieved 09.08.2012
  • Accepted 22.01.2013
  • Published Online 22.01.2013
  • Printed 01.11.2014
  • DOI 10.4328/JCAM.1246
  • Author Omer Yemsen, Kandemir Canefe
  • Identifier J Clin Anal Med. 2014;5(6):475-479
  • Index Page 475-479
  • How to Cite Omer Yemsen, Kandemir Canefe. Evaluation of Tablets Divisibility in Pharmacoeconomic Aspects. J Clin Anal Med. 2014;5(6):475-479
  • Running Title Is it Cost-Saving to Divide Tablets?
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Mesh Plug Repair of Inguinal Hernia; Single Surgeon Experience

Aim: Mesh repair of inguinal hernia repairs are shown to be an effective and reliable method. In this study, a single surgeon%u2019s experience with plug-mesh method performs inguinal hernia repair have been reported. Material and Method: 587 patients with plug-mesh repair of inguinal hernia, preoperative age, body / mass index, comorbid disease were recorded in terms of form. All of…

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  • Recieved 10.12.2012
  • Accepted 21.01.2013
  • Published Online 21.01.2013
  • Printed 01.11.2014
  • DOI 10.4328/JCAM.1464
  • Author Ahmet Serdar Karaca
  • Identifier J Clin Anal Med. 2014;5(6):472-474
  • Index Page 472-474
  • How to Cite Ahmet Serdar Karaca. Mesh Plug Repair of Inguinal Hernia; Single Surgeon Experience. J Clin Anal Med. 2014;5(6):472-474
  • Running Title Mesh Plug Repair
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The Effect of Grape Seed Proanthocyanidin Extract (GSPE) on Urinary Sodium Excretion

Aim: While various hormones and mediators reduce the urinary excretion of Na, other mediators such as nitric oxide (NO) increase Na excretion. Grape seed proanthocyanidin extract (GSPE) is a molecule that has an antioxidant effect by increasing NO levels. Our study was intended to evaluate the effect of GSPE on Na excretion. Material and Method: Fourteen rats were divided into…

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  • Recieved 30.11.2012
  • Accepted 10.01.2013
  • Published Online 10.01.2013
  • Printed 01.11.2014
  • DOI 10.4328/JCAM.1433
  • Author Gulsum Ozkan, Sukru Ulusoy, Asım Örem, Mehmet Alkanat, Fulya Balaban Yücesan
  • Identifier J Clin Anal Med. 2014;5(6):469-471
  • Index Page 469-471
  • How to Cite Gulsum Ozkan, Sukru Ulusoy, Asım Örem, Mehmet Alkanat, Fulya Balaban Yücesan. The Effect of Grape Seed Proanthocyanidin Extract (GSPE) on Urinary Sodium Excretion. J Clin Anal Med. 2014;5(6):469-471
  • Running Title Grape Seed Proanthocyanidin Extract and Urinary Sodium
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Microorganisms Isolated from Various Clinical Samples of Intensive Care Unit Patients and their Antibiotic Susceptibilities

Aim: In this study,we aimed to evaluate the agents and their antibiotic sensitivity which is isolated from intensive care unit. Material and Method: Microorganisms were identified by conventional methods, antibiotic susceptibilities were determined by using Kirby-Bauer disk diffusion method and evaluated according to the Clinical and Laboratory Standards Institute (CLSI) recommendations. Results: Gram-negative isolates accounted for 57.9 % of all…

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  • Recieved 20.12.2012
  • Accepted 10.01.2013
  • Published Online 10.01.2013
  • Printed 01.11.2014
  • DOI 10.4328/JCAM.1485
  • Author Ayse Inci, Demirhan Güven, Remzi Atasoy
  • Identifier J Clin Anal Med. 2014;5(6):466-468
  • Index Page 466-468
  • How to Cite Ayse Inci, Demirhan Güven, Remzi Atasoy. Microorganisms Isolated from Various Clinical Samples of Intensive Care Unit Patients and their Antibiotic Susceptibilities. J Clin Anal Med. 2014;5(6):466-468
  • Running Title Intensive Care Unit Patients and Antibiotic Susceptibilities
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Evaluation of Event Related Potentials in Vitamin B12 Deficient Patients with Functional Cognitive Deterioration

Aim: This study was conducted to evaluate the influence of vitamin B-12 replacement therapy on event-related potentials (ERPs) and cognitive functions of the patients with vitamin B-12 deficiency. Material and Method: Patients were divided into three groups according to the serum vitamin B-12 levels of individuals. Sixteen patients with serum vitamin B-12 levels %u2264197 pg/ml and with complaints of cognitive…

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  • Recieved 25.10.2012
  • Accepted 08.01.2013
  • Published Online 08.01.2013
  • Printed 01.11.2014
  • DOI 10.4328/JCAM.1349
  • Author Burak Firtina, Omer Karadas, Ilker Huseyin Ipekdal, Serdar Firtina, Umit Hidir Ulas, Zeki Odabasi
  • Identifier J Clin Anal Med. 2014;5(6):461-465
  • Index Page 461-465
  • How to Cite Burak Firtina, Omer Karadas, Ilker Huseyin Ipekdal, Serdar Firtina, Umit Hidir Ulas, Zeki Odabasi. Evaluation of Event Related Potentials in Vitamin B12 Deficient Patients with Functional Cognitive Deterioration. J Clin Anal Med. 2014;5(6):461-465
  • Running Title Vitamin B12 and Event Related Potentials
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Autogenous Sapheonus Vein Graft Interposition in Arteriovenous Fistula Formation

Aim: Other techniques are required due to the negative influence of poor superficial venous system calibration (<1.5-2 mm) to the long term patency of the arteriovenous fistula which is documented via preoperative Doppler ultrasound examination. The postoperative outcome of 32 patients were compared prospectively whom autologous saphenous vein bridge graft was interposed between brachial artery/high brachial vein and radial artery/basilic…

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  • Recieved 19.12.2012
  • Accepted 03.01.2013
  • Published Online 03.01.2013
  • Printed 01.11.2014
  • DOI 10.4328/JCAM.1479
  • Author Alper Uzun, Adem Ilkay Diken, Adnan Yalcinkaya, Muhammet Onur Hanedan, Omer Faruk Cicek, Gokhan Lafci, Garip Altıntaş, Kerim Çağlı
  • Identifier J Clin Anal Med. 2014;5(6):457-460
  • Index Page 457-460
  • How to Cite Alper Uzun, Adem Ilkay Diken, Adnan Yalcinkaya, Muhammet Onur Hanedan, Omer Faruk Cicek, Gokhan Lafci, Garip Altıntaş, Kerim Çağlı. Autogenous Sapheonus Vein Graft Interposition in Arteriovenous Fistula Formation. J Clin Anal Med. 2014;5(6):457-460
  • Running Title Hemodialysis Vascular Access
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Reflux, Allergic Rhinitis, and Sleep Disorders with Asthma Control and Quality of Life

Aim: In this study we aimed to investigate the effect of comorbid diseases such as gastroesophageal reflux, allergic rhinitis, sleep disorders with asthma control test and asthma quality of life in Turkish asthma patients. Material and Method: Total of 50 patients who were followed with a diagnosis of asthma were enrolled in this study. During application, spirometric parameters, Reflux Symptom…

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  • Recieved 17.12.2012
  • Accepted 02.01.2013
  • Published Online 02.01.2013
  • Printed 01.11.2014
  • DOI 10.4328/JCAM.1478
  • Author Esat Hayat, Sermin Borekci, Bilun Gemicioglu
  • Identifier J Clin Anal Med. 2014;5(6):453-456
  • Index Page 453-456
  • How to Cite Esat Hayat, Sermin Borekci, Bilun Gemicioglu. Reflux, Allergic Rhinitis, and Sleep Disorders with Asthma Control and Quality of Life. J Clin Anal Med. 2014;5(6):453-456
  • Running Title Asthma and Comorbidities
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