Original Article September 2014

Cisplatin Plus Etoposide in the Adjuvant Treatment of Patients with Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer

Aim: In this study, the efficacy and safety of cisplatin and etoposide (PE) combination in the adjuvant treatment of patients with resected non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) was investigated. Material and Method: We retrospectively evaluated the medical charts of patients receiving adjuvant treatment for NSCLC at our center. Results: Forty-five patients were evaluated. The disease-free survival was 10 (1-114) months…

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  • Recieved 11.12.2012
  • Accepted 02.01.2013
  • Published Online 02.01.2013
  • Printed 01.09.2014
  • DOI 10.4328/JCAM.1469
  • Author Erdem Cubukcu, Mustafa Canhoroz, Ömer Fatih Olmez, Özkan Kanat, Ender Kurt, Muharrem Erol
  • Identifier J Clin Anal Med. 2014;5(5):414-416
  • Index Page 414-416
  • How to Cite Erdem Cubukcu, Mustafa Canhoroz, Ömer Fatih Olmez, Özkan Kanat, Ender Kurt, Muharrem Erol. Cisplatin Plus Etoposide in the Adjuvant Treatment of Patients with Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer. J Clin Anal Med. 2014;5(5):414-416
  • Running Title Adjuvant Chemotherapy for NSLC
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Evaluation of 30 patients with gynecomastia surgically treated

Aim: Gynecomastia is the benign enlargement of the male breast. Surgery is the most effective treatment. To date, many different methods have been defined. The patients admitted to our hospital with the diagnosis of gynecomastia were retrospectively reviewed in our study. We aimed to present our surgical techniques, results, complications, and patients? satisfactions. Material and Method: Thirty patients were operated…

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  • Recieved 08.12.2012
  • Accepted 31.12.2012
  • Published Online 31.12.2012
  • Printed 01.09.2014
  • DOI 10.4328/JCAM.1456
  • Author Nurettin Yiyit, Akin Yildizhan, Fatih Hikmet Candas, Rauf Gorur, Turgut Isitmangil
  • Identifier J Clin Anal Med. 2014;5(5):409-413
  • Index Page 409-413
  • How to Cite Nurettin Yiyit, Akin Yildizhan, Fatih Hikmet Candas, Rauf Gorur, Turgut Isitmangil. Evaluation of 30 patients with gynecomastia surgically treated. J Clin Anal Med. 2014;5(5):409-413
  • Running Title Surgery of Gynecomastia
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Ovarian Volume in Turkish Women with Normal and Polycystic Ovaries

Aim: We aimed to investigate possibility of different ovarian volume threshold and to study diagnostic thresholds for polycystic ovary in Turkish women, since the literature on this subject is very limited. Material and Method: Clinical study carried out Namik Kemal University School of Medicine, Tekirdag, Turkey.This case-control study included 132 patients with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS), diagnosed according to Rotterdam…

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  • Recieved 10.12.2012
  • Accepted 31.12.2012
  • Published Online 31.12.2012
  • Printed 01.09.2014
  • DOI 10.4328/JCAM.1465
  • Author Cem Celik, Remzi Abali, Burcin Nalbantoglu, Nicel Tasdemir, Ercan Bastu, Mehmet Firat Mutlu
  • Identifier J Clin Anal Med. 2014;5(5):406-408
  • Index Page 406-408
  • How to Cite Cem Celik, Remzi Abali, Burcin Nalbantoglu, Nicel Tasdemir, Ercan Bastu, Mehmet Firat Mutlu. Ovarian Volume in Turkish Women with Normal and Polycystic Ovaries. J Clin Anal Med. 2014;5(5):406-408
  • Running Title Ovarian Volume in PCOS
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Comparison of %6 Hydroxyethyl Starch and %4 Gelatine Solutions in Major Orthopedic Surgery

Aim: Volume replacement is important for maintenance of body functions.To achieve this goal, colloids and crystalloids can be preferred. In our study we aimed to compare the effects of HES, gelatine solutions on coagulation and renal functions in patients undergoing elective major orthopedic surgery. Material and Method: ASA I-II, 55-80years old, fifty patients scheduled under spinal anesthesia. Patients were divided…

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  • Recieved 19.11.2012
  • Accepted 21.12.2012
  • Published Online 21.12.2012
  • Printed 01.09.2014
  • DOI 10.4328/JCAM.1411
  • Author Yonca Yanli, Mehtap Ozdemir, Nuran Akinci Ozturk, Özkan Bozkurt, Nurten Bakan
  • Identifier J Clin Anal Med. 2014;5(5):401-405
  • Index Page 401-405
  • How to Cite Yonca Yanli, Mehtap Ozdemir, Nuran Akinci Ozturk, Özkan Bozkurt, Nurten Bakan. Comparison of %6 Hydroxyethyl Starch and %4 Gelatine Solutions in Major Orthopedic Surgery. J Clin Anal Med. 2014;5(5):401-405
  • Running Title Comparison of %6 Hydroxyethyl Starch and %4Gelatine Solutions
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Do Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms Suggestive of Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia Affect Sexual Functions?

Aim: To evaluate the possible effect of lower urinary tract symptoms on sexual functions. Material and Method: 219 patients were included in this study. Of the 177 patients completed the study. All the patients filled Turkish validated form of IPSS and ICS-sex questionnaire. The patients were grouped due to the symptom scores, quality of life scores, age, etc. Results: The…

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  • Recieved 08.11.2012
  • Accepted 20.12.2012
  • Published Online 20.12.2012
  • Printed 01.09.2014
  • DOI 10.4328/JCAM.1382
  • Author Müslüm Ahmet Tunckiran
  • Identifier J Clin Anal Med. 2014;5(5):397-400
  • Index Page 397-400
  • How to Cite Muslum Ahmet Tunckiran. Do Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms Suggestive of Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia Affect Sexual Functions?. J Clin Anal Med. 2014;5(5):397-400
  • Running Title Do LUTS Affect Sexual Functions?
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Knowledge Level and Attitude of Health Care Workers About HIV/AIDS

Aim: In this study,it was aimed to investigate the level of knowledge and attitudes of healty care workers about HIV/AIDS. Material and Method: Data on knowledge and attitude of health care workers about HIV/AIDS was collected with a questionnaire. Results:This research was carried out on 230 health care workers (36 doctors, 194 nurses) to investigate their knowledge and attidudes on…

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  • Recieved 04.12.2012
  • Accepted 18.12.2012
  • Published Online 18.12.2012
  • Printed 01.09.2014
  • DOI 10.4328/JCAM.1437
  • Author Ayse Inci
  • Identifier J Clin Anal Med. 2014;5(5):394-396
  • Index Page 394-396
  • How to Cite Ayse Inci. Knowledge Level and Attitude of Health Care Workers About HIV/AIDS. J Clin Anal Med. 2014;5(5):394-396
  • Running Title Knowledge Level and Attitude About HIV/AIDS
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The Comparison of Depression and Anxiety Levels in Patients with Acute Coronary Syndrome

Aim: In this study we aimed to compare depression and anxiety levels of patients admitted for acute coronary syndrome (ACS) with patients followed for stable coronary artery disease in outpatient clinics and control group without coronary artery disease. Material and Method: Study population was composed of 300 patients. Firstly all patients underwent standardized mini mental test and patients whose test…

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  • Recieved 04.12.2012
  • Accepted 15.12.2012
  • Published Online 15.12.2012
  • Printed 01.09.2014
  • DOI 10.4328/JCAM.1443
  • Author Dilek Yesilbursa, Ali Aydinlar, Kemal Karaagac, Hakan Ucar, Yusuf Akturk, Zeynel Abidin Yetgin
  • Identifier J Clin Anal Med. 2014;5(5):390-393
  • Index Page 390-393
  • How to Cite Dilek Yesilbursa, Ali Aydinlar, Kemal Karaagac, Hakan Ucar, Yusuf Akturk, Zeynel Abidin Yetgin. The Comparison of Depression and Anxiety Levels in Patients with Acute Coronary Syndrome. J Clin Anal Med. 2014;5(5):390-393
  • Running Title Depression and Anxiety Levels in Acute Coronary Syndrome
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Mens Perspectives on Family Planning and Their Knowledge on Reproductive Health

Aim: Many training programs for females about contraception have been developed. In this study, we aimed to investigate the perspectives of males on contraception and their knowledge on reproductive health. Material and Method: Husbands of pregnant women who presented in our obstetric clinic were invited to complete a questionnaire. Results: A total of 178 men answered our questionnaire. Among their…

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  • Recieved 14.11.2012
  • Accepted 12.12.2012
  • Published Online 12.12.2012
  • Printed 01.09.2014
  • DOI 10.4328/JCAM.1393
  • Author Ayse Nur Cakir Gungor, Aysegul Uludag, Servet Hacivelioglu, Meryem Gencer, Polat Ors, Kaya Yucesoy, Ahmet Uysal, Emine Cosar
  • Identifier J Clin Anal Med. 2014;5(5):386-389
  • Index Page 386-389
  • How to Cite Ayse Nur Cakir Gungor, Aysegul Uludag, Servet Hacivelioglu, Meryem Gencer, Polat Ors, Kaya Yucesoy, Ahmet Uysal, Emine Cosar. Mens Perspectives on Family Planning and Their Knowledge on Reproductive Health. J Clin Anal Med. 2014;5(5):386-389
  • Running Title Men and Contraception
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A Five Year Mortality Analysis in a Chest Disease Hospital Located in East Blacksea Region

Aim: Respiratory system diseases are common causes of the mortality in all age groups. This investigation was performed retrospectively to detect reasons for the death among the adult patients hospitalized in a hospital of chest disease. Material and Method: This study included all the patients hospitalized and died from any respiratory disease during five years from January 2004 to January…

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  • Recieved 26.11.2012
  • Accepted 12.12.2012
  • Published Online 12.12.2012
  • Printed 01.09.2014
  • DOI 10.4328/JCAM.1427
  • Author Halit Cinarka, Hulya Kilic Yilmaz, Yelda Yazici, Servet Kayhan, Aziz Gumus
  • Identifier J Clin Anal Med. 2014;5(5):381-385
  • Index Page 381-385
  • How to Cite Halit Cinarka, Hulya Kilic Yilmaz, Yelda Yazici, Servet Kayhan, Aziz Gumus. A Five Year Mortality Analysis in a Chest Disease Hospital Located in East Blacksea Region. J Clin Anal Med. 2014;5(5):381-385
  • Running Title Mortality Analysis
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Enigmatic Traces Determined on Radical Perineal Prostatectomy Specimens: An Anatomohistological Study

Aim: An anatomohistological evaluation of tissue found on specimens of radical perineal prostatectomy which could influence oncological and functional outcome. Material and Method: A certain surgeon?s batch of 41 RPP (Radical perineal prostatectomy) specimens were evaluated. The RPP specimens were dissected from apex to basis. The following slices were dissected: 1 from the Apex, 2 from the center of the…

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  • Recieved 19.11.2012
  • Accepted 12.12.2012
  • Published Online 12.12.2012
  • Printed 01.09.2014
  • DOI 10.4328/JCAM.1404
  • Author Oktay Akca, Savas Yalcin, Rahim Horuz, Mustafa Boz, Alper Kafkasli, Cihangir Cetinel, Cemal Goktas, Çağlarım Çakır, Selami Albayrak
  • Identifier J Clin Anal Med. 2014;5(5):377-380
  • Index Page 377-380
  • How to Cite Oktay Akca, Savas Yalcin, Rahim Horuz, Mustafa Boz, Alper Kafkasli, Cihangir Cetinel, Cemal Goktas, Çağlarım Çakır, Selami Albayrak. Enigmatic Traces Determined on Radical Perineal Prostatectomy Specimens: An Anatomohistological Study. J Clin Anal Med. 2014;5(5):377-380
  • Running Title Histology of Surgical Margin of the Radical Perineal Prostatectomy
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Preculture Antiseptic Cleaning in Women Patients; is it a Myth or a Scientific Fact?

Aim: Urine culture is one of the most common labaratory test in urology clinics. Contamination of urine cultures is a challenging problem that causes extra efforts for both clinical and economical aspects. Perineal antiseptic cleaning was thought to be an effective method to reduce contamination rates. In this prospective study, we tried to evaluate if antiseptic usage during perineal cleaning…

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  • Recieved 08.11.2012
  • Accepted 12.12.2012
  • Published Online 12.12.2012
  • Printed 01.09.2014
  • DOI 10.4328/JCAM.1385
  • Author Cenk Murat Yazici, Dumrul Gulen, Cagri Dogan, Ayse Demet Kaya, Ercan Malkoc
  • Identifier J Clin Anal Med. 2014;5(5):374-376
  • Index Page 374-376
  • How to Cite Cenk Murat Yazici, Dumrul Gulen, Cagri Dogan, Ayse Demet Kaya, Ercan Malkoc. Preculture Antiseptic Cleaning in Women Patients; is it a Myth or a Scientific Fact?. J Clin Anal Med. 2014;5(5):374-376
  • Running Title Effect of Antiseptic Cleaning in Urine Culture
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Perioperative Intracameral Cocktail Combination Vs Topical Treatment in Cataract Surgery

Aim: To compare intracameral drug mixture cocktail with postoperative conventional topical antibiotic-steroid following phacoemulsification. Material and Method: This retrospective study comprised 60 eyes of 60 patients having phacoemulsification under topical anesthesia. The cocktail comprised of vancomycin, ceftazidime, diclofenac, dexamethasone, triamcinolone acetonide and balanced salt solution. Best corrected visual acuity and? intraocular pressure were measured preoperatively and at 1, 4, 8,…

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  • Recieved 12.11.2012
  • Accepted 11.12.2012
  • Published Online 11.12.2012
  • Printed 01.09.2014
  • DOI 10.4328/JCAM.1395
  • Author Harun Cakmak, Tolga Kocaturk, Volkan Dayanir, Sema Oruc Dundar , Erkin Kir
  • Identifier J Clin Anal Med. 2014;5(5):369-373
  • Index Page 369-373
  • How to Cite Harun Cakmak, Tolga Kocaturk, Volkan Dayanir, Sema Oruc Dundar , Erkin Kir. Perioperative Intracameral Cocktail Combination Vs Topical Treatment in Cataract Surgery. J Clin Anal Med. 2014;5(5):369-373
  • Running Title Cocktail Combination in Cataract Surgery
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How Compatible is Clinical Diagnosis with Electrophysiology?

Aim: The objective of this study was to investigate the correlation of the clinical diagnosis of patients referred to the electroneuromyography laboratory with the electrophysiological diagnosis. Material and Method: Eight hundred eighty two patients? were enrolled in the study. Their ages, genders, the clinic that referred the patient, the clinical diagnosis, and the electrophysiological results were registered retrospectively and the…

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  • Recieved 19.11.2012
  • Accepted 11.12.2012
  • Published Online 11.12.2012
  • Printed 01.09.2014
  • DOI 10.4328/JCAM.1409
  • Author Yakup Turkel, Ufuk Sandikci, Didem Er, Tuba Yazici, Ayse Oytun Bayrak, Hande Y. Turker
  • Identifier J Clin Anal Med. 2014;5(5):366-368
  • Index Page 366-368
  • How to Cite Yakup Turkel, Ufuk Sandikci, Didem Er, Tuba Yazici, Ayse Oytun Bayrak, Hande Y. Turker. How Compatible is Clinical Diagnosis with Electrophysiology?. J Clin Anal Med. 2014;5(5):366-368
  • Running Title Clinical Diagnosis and Electrophysilogy
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Sexual Dysfunction in Women with Chronic Renal Failure: Assessment with the Female Sexual Function Index

Aim: In this study, we aimed to investigate whether there was a difference in sexual dysfunction between female chronic renal failure (CRF) patients not on renal replacement therapy (group 1) and female patients on peritoneal dialysis for end-stage renal disease (ESRD) (group 2) and those on hemodialysis for ESRD (group 3). Material and Method: This study included 81 married women:…

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  • Recieved 20.11.2012
  • Accepted 11.12.2012
  • Published Online 11.12.2012
  • Printed 01.09.2014
  • DOI 10.4328/JCAM.1413
  • Author Sezgin Guvel, Aysegul Zumrutdal
  • Identifier J Clin Anal Med. 2014;5(5):363-365
  • Index Page 363-365
  • How to Cite Sezgin Guvel, Aysegul Zumrutdal. Sexual Dysfunction in Women with Chronic Renal Failure: Assessment with the Female Sexual Function Index. J Clin Anal Med. 2014;5(5):363-365
  • Running Title Chronic Renal Failure and FSFI
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