Review Article July 2014

Prevention and Treatment of Bacterial Endophthalmitis after Cataract Surgery

Postoperative endophthalmitis is a rare but devastating complication of cataract surgery, and requires rapid and effective treatment when it is diagnosed. Today, although improved sterilization conditions and antibiotic prophylaxis reduce the incidence of endophthalmitis, the amount of endophthalmitis hasn%u2019t decreased due to the increasing number of intraocular surgery. The most essential rule for fight with endophthalmitis is to prevent. From…

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  • Recieved 14.01.2013
  • Accepted 06.02.2013
  • Published Online 06.02.2013
  • Printed 01.07.2014
  • DOI 10.4328/JCAM.1539
  • Author Lokman Aslan
  • Identifier J Clin Anal Med. 2014;5(4):353-357
  • Index Page 353-357
  • How to Cite Lokman Aslan. Prevention and Treatment of Bacterial Endophthalmitis after Cataract Surgery. J Clin Anal Med. 2014;5(4):353-357
  • Running Title Postoperatve Endophthalmitis
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Statin as an Anti-Inflammatory Agent in Sepsis

Statins, inhibitors of HMG-CoA reductase, have been used for decrease morbidity and mortality not only in cardiovascular disease, but also in important infectious disease like pneumonia and sepsis recently through the anti-inflammatory pleiotropic effects. But it is stil not clear that how statins accomplish these effects. They affect the complex inflammatory cascade mostly regarded as not related to lowering LDL…

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  • Recieved 12.01.2013
  • Accepted 01.02.2013
  • Published Online 01.02.2013
  • Printed 01.07.2014
  • DOI 10.4328/JCAM.1535
  • Author Zekeriya Arslan, Mustafa Aparci, Murat Unlu
  • Identifier J Clin Anal Med. 2014;5(4):347-352
  • Index Page 347-352
  • How to Cite Zekeriya Arslan, Mustafa Aparci, Murat Unlu. Statin as an Anti-Inflammatory Agent in Sepsis. J Clin Anal Med. 2014;5(4):347-352
  • Running Title Statin and Sepsis
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Are Statins Reliable Drugs as Mentioned? Indications and Risks for Statins

The 3-hydroxy-3-methylglutaryl coenzyme A (HMG-CoA) reductase inhibitors (statins) are potent inhibitors of cholesterol biosynthesis and they are widely used to lower serum cholesterol levels in the prevention of cardiovascular diseases. In addition, statins exert a number of beneficial effects on vascular function beyond their cholesterol lowering effects. These so-called pleiotropic effects include improvement of endothelial function, antioxidant properties, stabilization of…

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  • Recieved 24.12.2012
  • Accepted 21.01.2013
  • Published Online 21.01.2013
  • Printed 01.07.2014
  • DOI 10.4328/JCAM.1488
  • Author Irmak Ferah, Umit Avsar, Abdulmecit Albayrak
  • Identifier J Clin Anal Med. 2014;5(4):341-346
  • Index Page 341-346
  • How to Cite Irmak Ferah, Umit Avsar, Abdulmecit Albayrak. Are Statins Reliable Drugs as Mentioned? Indications and Risks for Statins. J Clin Anal Med. 2014;5(4):341-346
  • Running Title Indications and Risks for Statins
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