July 2016

How Does Folic Acid Supplementation Affect Serum Folate Concentrations in Pregnant Turkish Women?

Aim: To determine the effect of the use of folic acid supplementation on serum folate levels in Turkish pregnant women. Material and Method: Clinical records of a total of 397 patients were retrospectively examined. The patients were recruited into 2 groups based on folic acid supplementation. Group 1 included 294 women who did not take any folic acid tablets before…

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  • Recieved 11.02.2016
  • Accepted 25.03.2016
  • Published Online 25.03.2016
  • Printed 01.07.2016
  • DOI 10.4328/JCAM.4391
  • Author Alev Ozer, Serdar Ozer, Mine Kanat Pektas, Bulent Kostu, Onder Ercan
  • Identifier J Clin Anal Med. 2016;7(4):538-541
  • Index Page 538-541
  • How to Cite Alev Ozer, Serdar Ozer, Mine Kanat Pektas, Bulent Kostu, Onder Ercan. How Does Folic Acid Supplementation Affect Serum Folate Concentrations in Pregnant Turkish Women?. J Clin Anal Med. 2016;7(4):538-541
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A Review of the Association Between Coronary Artery Disease and Infection

Atherosclerotic involvement of the coronary arteries and its association with various inflammatory processes such as chronic inflammation-repair cascades have long been considered. There has been a growing body of evidence regarding the role of certain inflammatory pathways in the development of atherosclerosis in humans. The causal relationship between infection and coronary artery disease has drawn less attention. A number of…

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  • Recieved 28.12.2015
  • Accepted 24.03.2016
  • Published Online 24.03.2016
  • Printed 01.07.2016
  • DOI 10.4328/JCAM.4252
  • Author Alper Onk, Umit Kahraman, Eray Aksoy
  • Identifier J Clin Anal Med. 2016;7(4):581-584
  • Index Page 581-584
  • How to Cite Alper Onk, Umit Kahraman, Eray Aksoy. A Review of the Association Between Coronary Artery Disease and Infection. J Clin Anal Med. 2016;7(4):581-584
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Symptomatic Second-Degree Atrioventricular Block Due to Thalidomide

Due to its anti-inflammatory, anti-angiogenic, and immunomodulatory effects, thalidomide is increasingly used in the treatment of various diseases. Previous studies have demonstrated that thalidomide may cause sinusal bradycardia. Thalidomide-associated complete atrioventricular block has been reported in only a single case, but there is no case of second-degree atrioventricular block associated with thalidomide in the literature. Here, we present the case…

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  • Recieved 04.03.2016
  • Accepted 24.03.2016
  • Published Online 24.03.2016
  • Printed 01.07.2016
  • DOI 10.4328/JCAM.4462
  • Author Hakki Kaya, Recep Kurt
  • Identifier J Clin Anal Med. 2016;7(4):573-574
  • Index Page 573-574
  • How to Cite Hakki Kaya, Recep Kurt. Symptomatic Second-Degree Atrioventricular Block Due to Thalidomide. J Clin Anal Med. 2016;7(4):573-574
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Modular Tumor Resection Prosthesis in Osteosarcoma Treatment

Aim: The aim of the study is to evaluate the cases who underwent tumor resection prosthesis due to osteosarcoma. Material and Method: 14 cases who underwent tumor resection prosthesis due to osteosarcoma in our clinic between 2000 and 2012 and who had sufficient follow-ups were evaluated. The cases were examined in terms of gender, age, direction, tumor location, follow-up time,…

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  • Recieved 27.02.2016
  • Accepted 23.03.2016
  • Published Online 23.03.2016
  • Printed 01.07.2016
  • DOI 10.4328/JCAM.4441
  • Author Alper Cirakli, Hicabi Sezgin, Hasan Gocer, Nevzat Dabak
  • Identifier J Clin Anal Med. 2016;7(4):533-537
  • Index Page 533-537
  • How to Cite Alper Cirakli, Hicabi Sezgin, Hasan Gocer, Nevzat Dabak. Modular Tumor Resection Prosthesis in Osteosarcoma Treatment. J Clin Anal Med. 2016;7(4):533-537
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The Influence of an Interdisciplinary Diabetic Foot Team on the Outcome of Patients with Diabetic Foot

Aim: Management of diabetic foot infection (DFI) is challenging; a multidisciplinary approach has been shown to reduce amputation rates. There is limited information on the effect of having an interdisciplinary diabetic foot team (IDT) on patient load and outcomes at infectious disease departments. We aim to investigate the effect of the IDT approach on patient characteristics, the length of hospitalization,…

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  • Recieved 07.03.2016
  • Accepted 19.03.2016
  • Published Online 19.03.2016
  • Printed 01.07.2016
  • DOI 10.4328/JCAM.4473
  • Author Omer Coskun, Gunalp Uzun, Ahmet Karakas, Duran Tok, Gamze Cebi, Yavuz Cekli, Şenol Yıldız, Bülent Ahmet Beşirbellioğlu
  • Identifier J Clin Anal Med. 2016;7(4):529-532
  • Index Page 529-532
  • How to Cite Omer Coskun, Gunalp Uzun, Ahmet Karakas, Duran Tok, Gamze Cebi, Yavuz Cekli, Şenol Yıldız, Bülent Ahmet Beşirbellioğlu. The Influence of an Interdisciplinary Diabetic Foot Team on the Outcome of Patients with Diabetic Foot. J Clin Anal Med. 2016;7(4):529-532
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The Effect of Corticosteroids on Urinary Calcium Excretion: A Pilot Study

Aim: Corticosteroids are the main drugs in the treatment of nephrotic syndrome and bronchial hyperreactivity and can be used for long periods in high doses. From clinical use and experiments, systemic corticosteroids are known to cause hypercalciuria. In this study we aim to determine the effect of corticosteroids on urinary calcium excretion and to assess related parameters in children with…

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  • Recieved 02.03.2016
  • Accepted 22.03.2016
  • Published Online 22.03.2016
  • Printed 01.07.2016
  • DOI 10.4328/JCAM.4457
  • Author Semra Soylu Gungor, Ferah Sonmez, Dilek Yilmaz
  • Identifier J Clin Anal Med. 2016;7(4):524-528
  • Index Page 524-528
  • How to Cite Semra Soylu Gungor, Ferah Sonmez, Dilek Yilmaz. The Effect of Corticosteroids on Urinary Calcium Excretion: A Pilot Study. J Clin Anal Med. 2016;7(4):524-528
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Relationship Between Metabolic Syndrome and Prostate Cancer

Aim: Metabolic syndrome has gained increased attention in the last century after researchers identified its important role in cardiovascular mortality and morbidity in developed countries. Despite limited research into the relationship between metabolic syndrome and prostate cancer (PCa), the precise relationship has not been elucidated due to lack of research into the specific factors associated with PCa. To fill this…

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  • Recieved 29.02.2016
  • Accepted 16.03.2016
  • Published Online 16.03.2016
  • Printed 01.07.2016
  • DOI 10.4328/JCAM.4445
  • Author Serkan Bas, Mustafa Yuksel, Serdar Yilmaz, Soner Yalcinkaya, Ekrem Islamoglu, Husnu Tokgoz, Tumay Ipekçi, Murat Savas
  • Identifier J Clin Anal Med. 2016;7(4):520-523
  • Index Page 520-523
  • How to Cite Serkan Bas, Mustafa Yuksel, Serdar Yilmaz, Soner Yalcinkaya, Ekrem Islamoglu, Husnu Tokgoz, Tumay Ipekçi, Murat Savas. Relationship Between Metabolic Syndrome and Prostate Cancer. J Clin Anal Med. 2016;7(4):520-523
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Burns Caused by Sitting on Corrosive Material

Esophageal burns because of corrosive material intake are seen in childhood. So-metimes chemical burns are seen as a result of contact of corrosive material with skin. Our case is a two-year-old boy child’s genital region burns as a result of si-ting on corrosive material. This is the first case of genital burns because of corro-sive material contact in the literature.

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  • Recieved 01.03.2016
  • Accepted 16.03.2016
  • Published Online 16.03.2016
  • Printed 01.07.2016
  • DOI 10.4328/JCAM.4450
  • Author Alev Suzen, Betul Battaloglu Inanc
  • Identifier J Clin Anal Med. 2016;7(4):570-572
  • Index Page 570-572
  • How to Cite Alev Suzen, Betul Battaloglu Inanc. Burns Caused by Sitting on Corrosive Material. J Clin Anal Med. 2016;7(4):570-572
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Is Procidentia a Distinct Disease? Comparison of Risk Factors

Aim: Total prolapse%u2014in other words, procidentia%u2014refers to the complete eversion of the total length of the vagina. Age, pregnancy, delivery, previous pelvic surgery, and conditions that increase intra-abdominal pressure, such as chronic pulmonary disease, constipation, and obesity are risk factors for pelvic organ prolapse. This study aims to assess the incidence of anterior, posterior, apical, and total prolapse and to…

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  • Recieved 29.02.2016
  • Accepted 15.03.2016
  • Published Online 15.03.2016
  • Printed 01.07.2016
  • DOI 10.4328/JCAM.4444
  • Author Serdar Aydin, Gokhan Kilic, Ayse Filiz Gokmen Karasu, Ramazan Dansuk
  • Identifier J Clin Anal Med. 2016;7(4):515-519
  • Index Page 515-519
  • How to Cite Serdar Aydin, Gokhan Kilic, Ayse Filiz Gokmen Karasu, Ramazan Dansuk. Is Procidentia a Distinct Disease? Comparison of Risk Factors. J Clin Anal Med. 2016;7(4):515-519
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Effect of Body Mass Index in Patients Administered Epidural Steroid Injection for Back Pain

Aim: The aim is to investigate the efficacy of epidural steroid injection applied for lumbar discopathy pain to obese and non-obese patients with continuing complaints of back pain, despite the application of medical treatment and physical therapy. Material and Method: The study included 119 patients aged 31-73 years who presented at the Algology Clinic with complaints of back and leg…

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  • Recieved 19.02.2016
  • Accepted 15.03.2016
  • Published Online 15.03.2016
  • Printed 01.07.2016
  • DOI 10.4328/JCAM.4417
  • Author Pinar Karaca Baysal, Ozgur Baysal, Atakan Erkilinc, Mustafa Emre Gurcu, Birzat Emre Golboyu, Mursel Ekinci, Tülay Orki
  • Identifier J Clin Anal Med. 2016;7(4):510-514
  • Index Page 510-514
  • How to Cite Pinar Karaca Baysal, Ozgur Baysal, Atakan Erkilinc, Mustafa Emre Gurcu, Birzat Emre Golboyu, Mursel Ekinci, Tülay Orki. Effect of Body Mass Index in Patients Administered Epidural Steroid Injection for Back Pain. J Clin Anal Med. 2016;7(4):510-514
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An Evaluation of Hysterosalpingography Results in Infertile Females

Aim: To evaluate the diagnostic findings of hysterosalpingography (HSG) examinations of infertile females. Material and Method: A retrospective examination was made of all the records of HSG procedure applied in a university infertility clinic between January and December 2015. The diagnostic findings were analysed in those evaluated as abnormal HSG. Results: The records were examined of 610 HSG procedures applied…

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  • Recieved 18.02.2016
  • Accepted 15.03.2016
  • Published Online 15.03.2016
  • Printed 01.07.2016
  • DOI 10.4328/JCAM.4403
  • Author Alev Ozer, Onder Ercan, Bulent Kostu, Murat Bakacak, Hakan Kiran, Ferhat Aslan, Hilal Sakallı
  • Identifier J Clin Anal Med. 2016;7(4):505-509
  • Index Page 505-509
  • How to Cite Alev Ozer, Onder Ercan, Bulent Kostu, Murat Bakacak, Hakan Kiran, Ferhat Aslan, Hilal Sakallı. An Evaluation of Hysterosalpingography Results in Infertile Females. J Clin Anal Med. 2016;7(4):505-509
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A Rare Cause of Abdominal Pain: Primary Epiploic Appendagitis (PEA)

Primary epiploic appendagitis (PEA) is a rare disease caused by torsion or spontaneous thrombosis of the central vein that drains epiploic appendages (EA). Primary Epiploic Appendagitis (PEA) is an ischemic infarction. Although PEA is a self-limiting disease and does not require surgical intervention in most cases, it may mimic diseases that require surgical intervention or aggressive medical therapy, such as…

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  • Recieved 24.02.2016
  • Accepted 15.03.2016
  • Published Online 15.03.2016
  • Printed 01.07.2016
  • DOI 10.4328/JCAM.4436
  • Author Gulbanu Erkan, Cem Gezen, Sabriye Sennur Bilgin
  • Identifier J Clin Anal Med. 2016;7(4):567-569
  • Index Page 567-569
  • How to Cite Gulbanu Erkan, Cem Gezen, Sabriye Sennur Bilgin. A Rare Cause of Abdominal Pain: Primary Epiploic Appendagitis (PEA). J Clin Anal Med. 2016;7(4):567-569
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Postmenopausal Vaginal Endometriotic Cyst: A Case Report

A seventy-three-year-old patient%u2019s vaginal examination revealed a semi-mobile cystic structure visualised at the middle third portion of the posterior vaginal wall. The cyst was excised and the cyst wall was sent for pathological examination. The histopathological examination of the cyst with CD10 staining and tests for nuclear estrogen receptor positivity and nuclear progesteron receptor positivity revealed that the cyst wall…

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  • Recieved 15.02.2016
  • Accepted 14.03.2016
  • Published Online 14.03.2016
  • Printed 01.07.2016
  • DOI 10.4328/JCAM.4401
  • Author Esengul Turkyilmaz, Aysegul Cinkaya, Elcin Islek Secen, Serra Kayacetin, Ayse Filiz Yavuz Avsar
  • Identifier J Clin Anal Med. 2016;7(4):563-566
  • Index Page 563-566
  • How to Cite Esengul Turkyilmaz, Aysegul Cinkaya, Elcin Islek Secen, Serra Kayacetin, Ayse Filiz Yavuz Avsar. Postmenopausal Vaginal Endometriotic Cyst: A Case Report. J Clin Anal Med. 2016;7(4):563-566
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Clarithromycine-Induced Ventricular Tachycardia in a Geriatric Patient Using Multiple Drugs

Long QT syndrome is a cardiac repolarization disorder, which can be either idiopathic or congenital, and cause sudden cardiac death. The iatrogenic form is generally associated with drugs or electrolyte imbalance. Although prolonged QT interval is frequently seen due to antiarrhythmic agents, it can also be seen with antibiotics or anti-epileptics. Adverse drug interaction can manifest in several clinicopathological forms…

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  • Recieved 15.02.2016
  • Accepted 15.03.2016
  • Published Online 15.03.2016
  • Printed 01.07.2016
  • DOI 10.4328/JCAM.4400
  • Author Gulsah Karaoren, Senay Goksu Tomruk, Omer Torun Sahin, Sinem Kayalar, Nurten Bakan
  • Identifier J Clin Anal Med. 2016;7(4):560-562
  • Index Page 560-562
  • How to Cite Gulsah Karaoren, Senay Goksu Tomruk, Omer Torun Sahin, Sinem Kayalar, Nurten Bakan. Clarithromycine-Induced Ventricular Tachycardia in a Geriatric Patient Using Multiple Drugs. J Clin Anal Med. 2016;7(4):560-562
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Evaluation of Inflammatory Related Markers in Gestational Diabetes Mellitus

Aim: Subclinical inflammation has been suggested as an important factor in the pathophysiology of gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM). Measuring the neutrophil-to-lymphocyte ratio (NLR) and lymphocyte-to-monocyte ratio (LMR) may be a simple and inexpensive method for assessing inflammatory status. The aim of this study is to evaluate the NLR and LMR and other commonly used inflammatory markers in women with GDM…

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  • Recieved 23.02.2016
  • Accepted 09.03.2016
  • Published Online 09.03.2016
  • Printed 01.07.2016
  • DOI 10.4328/JCAM.4429
  • Author Ayse Kirbas, Korkut Daglar, Nuri Danisman
  • Identifier J Clin Anal Med. 2016;7(4):501-504
  • Index Page 501-504
  • How to Cite Ayse Kirbas, Korkut Daglar, Nuri Danisman. Evaluation of Inflammatory Related Markers in Gestational Diabetes Mellitus. J Clin Anal Med. 2016;7(4):501-504
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The Rare Isolated Solitary Muscle Metastasis of Breast Carcinoma Confirmed by 18F-FDG PET/CT

Muscle metastasis of breast carcinoma is a rare condition. It often coexists with other organ metastases. A mass in the left sternocleidomastoid muscle was detected 1 year after diagnosis in a 51-year-old patient with locally advanced invasive ductal breast carcinoma. Although biopsy from this lesion was applied two times, the malignancy was not found. However, the patient had clinically-suspected metastasis.…

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  • Recieved 06.01.2016
  • Accepted 09.03.2016
  • Published Online 09.03.2016
  • Printed 01.07.2016
  • DOI 10.4328/JCAM.4023
  • Author Aynur Ozen, Eylem Bastug, Bulent Askaroglu, Özgül Ekmekcioglu, Tulay Kacar Guveli
  • Identifier J Clin Anal Med. 2016;7(4):557-559
  • Index Page 557-559
  • How to Cite Aynur Ozen, Eylem Bastug, Bulent Askaroglu, Özgül Ekmekcioglu, Tulay Kacar Guveli. The Rare Isolated Solitary Muscle Metastasis of Breast Carcinoma Confirmed by 18F-FDG PET/CT. J Clin Anal Med. 2016;7(4):557-559
  • Running Title Solitary muscle metastasis of breast cancer
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Evaluation of Irisin Levels and Epicardial Fat Thickness in Metabolic Syndrome

Aim: Metabolic syndrome (MetS) is characterized by a combination of several cardiovascular risk factors, including central obesity, hyperlipidaemia, hypertension, and insulin resistance. It has been reported that visceral abdominal and epicardial fat tissues have the same ontogenic origin and produce many proinflammatory and proatherogenic cytokines. Irisin is a newly-discovered myokine that plays an important role in metabolic disorders such as…

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  • Recieved 28.02.2016
  • Accepted 08.03.2016
  • Published Online 08.03.2016
  • Printed 01.07.2016
  • DOI 10.4328/JCAM.4443
  • Author Ozgur Kirbas, Ahmet Goktug Ertem, Cagri Yayla, Mehmet Kadri Akboga, Ayse Kirbas, Ozcan Ozeke
  • Identifier J Clin Anal Med. 2016;7(4):497-500
  • Index Page 497-500
  • How to Cite Ozgur Kirbas, Ahmet Goktug Ertem, Cagri Yayla, Mehmet Kadri Akboga, Ayse Kirbas, Ozcan Ozeke. Evaluation of Irisin Levels and Epicardial Fat Thickness in Metabolic Syndrome. J Clin Anal Med. 2016;7(4):497-500
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Drug Expenditures of a Tertiary Hospital in Turkey: Before and After

Aim: The budget allocated to health is increasing every year. Pharmaco-economic research focuses on the costs and benefits of drug therapy. All conditions affecting costs should be evaluated; minimum cost and maximum effect must be targeted. In this study we aim to analyze the effects of the opening of a new tertiary health center on the costs of treatment and…

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  • Recieved 17.01.2016
  • Accepted 08.02.2016
  • Published Online 08.02.2016
  • Printed 01.07.2016
  • DOI 10.4328/JCAM.4310
  • Author Ibrahim Hakan Bucak, Habip Almis, Mehmet Bulbul, Muammer Ozgur Cevik, Mehmet Turgut
  • Identifier J Clin Anal Med. 2016;7(4):494-496
  • Index Page 494-496
  • How to Cite Ibrahim Hakan Bucak, Habip Almis, Mehmet Bulbul, Muammer Ozgur Cevik, Mehmet Turgut. Drug Expenditures of a Tertiary Hospital in Turkey: Before and After. J Clin Anal Med. 2016;7(4):494-496
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Topical Use of Olopatadine and Cyclosporine a in Treatment of Vernal Keratoconjunctivitis

Aim: To compare the efficacy and safety of Olopatadine hydrochloride (0.1%) with Cyclosporine A ophthalmic solution (0.05%) in treating the signs and symptoms of VKC. Material and Method: Twenty-five patients with VKC were included in a prospective study. One eye of each patient was treated with Olopatadine while the other eye was treated with Cyclosporine A. Subjective symptoms of the…

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  • Recieved 02.01.2016
  • Accepted 03.02.2016
  • Published Online 03.02.2016
  • Printed 01.07.2016
  • DOI 10.4328/JCAM.4261
  • Author Knatova Zaure, Kantarci Feride Aylin , Akata Fikret , Vieru Eugeniu
  • Identifier J Clin Anal Med. 2016;7(4):488-493
  • Index Page 488-493
  • How to Cite Knatova Zaure, Kantarci Feride Aylin , Akata Fikret , Vieru Eugeniu. Topical Use of Olopatadine and Cyclosporine a in Treatment of Vernal Keratoconjunctivitis. J Clin Anal Med. 2016;7(4):488-493
  • Running Title The treatment of vernal keratoconjunctivitis
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Osteoporosis and Vitamin D Deficiency in Patients with Sickle Cell Disease

Aim: Bone disorders such as osteopenia or osteoporosis are the most common clinical manifestations seen in sickle cell disease (SCD) with a high of morbidity. There are many reasons, including vitamin D deficiency for the appearance of bone problems. In the present study we aimed to evaluate osteopathy in patients with SCD using bone mineral densitometry (BMD) and biochemical indices.…

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  • Recieved 12.01.2016
  • Accepted 02.02.2016
  • Published Online 02.02.2016
  • Printed 01.07.2016
  • DOI 10.4328/JCAM.4289
  • Author Zeynep Tugba Ozdemir, Esra Akyuz Ozkan, Ayse Oguzhan Akkoca, Meral Ekim, Elif Borekci, Tekin Yildirim, Adem Yaşar
  • Identifier J Clin Anal Med. 2016;7(4):483-487
  • Index Page 483-487
  • How to Cite Zeynep Tugba Ozdemir, Esra Akyuz Ozkan, Ayse Oguzhan Akkoca, Meral Ekim, Elif Borekci, Tekin Yildirim, Adem Yaşar. Osteoporosis and Vitamin D Deficiency in Patients with Sickle Cell Disease. J Clin Anal Med. 2016;7(4):483-487
  • Running Title Osteoporosis in sickle cell anemia
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The Clinicopathological Factors Associated with Multicentricity in Papillary Thyroid Cancer

Aim: Multicentricity is a frequent feature of papillary thyroid cancer, and is generally associated with advanced stage, increased risk of regional and distant metastasis. In this study, we aimed to determine the associated clinicopathological factors on multicentricity in papillary thyroid cancer. Material and Method: One hundred and thirty patients with papillary thyroid cancer were included in this retrospective study. The…

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  • Recieved 31.12.2015
  • Accepted 27.01.2016
  • Published Online 27.01.2016
  • Printed 01.07.2016
  • DOI 10.4328/JCAM.4256
  • Author Murat Ozgur Kilic, Celal Ismail Bilgic, Cenap Dener, Duygu Icen
  • Identifier J Clin Anal Med. 2016;7(4):479-482
  • Index Page 479-482
  • How to Cite Murat Ozgur Kilic, Celal Ismail Bilgic, Cenap Dener, Duygu Icen. The Clinicopathological Factors Associated with Multicentricity in Papillary Thyroid Cancer. J Clin Anal Med. 2016;7(4):479-482
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A Rare Clinical Condition: Erasmus Syndrome

Systemic sclerosis (SS) is a systemic autoimmune disease progressing with fibrosis of the skin and internal organs, the cause of which cannot be precisely explained. The disease is known to be associated with environmental factors. In particular, exposure to silica powders is believed to have a part in the pathogenesis of the disease by the triggering of a number of…

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  • Recieved 06.01.2016
  • Accepted 25.01.2016
  • Published Online 25.01.2016
  • Printed 01.07.2016
  • DOI 10.4328/JCAM.4271
  • Author Yunus Ugan, Atalay Dogru, Mehmet Sahin, Sevket Ercan Tunc
  • Identifier J Clin Anal Med. 2016;7(4):554-556
  • Index Page 554-556
  • How to Cite Yunus Ugan, Atalay Dogru, Mehmet Sahin, Sevket Ercan Tunc. A Rare Clinical Condition: Erasmus Syndrome. J Clin Anal Med. 2016;7(4):554-556
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The Effect of IL-4 Gene Polymorphism in Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Aim: Carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) is a neurological disorder characterized by paresthesia and pain in the hands due to lesions and %u2044or dysfunction of the median nerve at the wrist. The exact pathogenesis of CTS is not clear. Genetic factors may play a role in CTS susceptibility. Biochemical mediators such as cytokines may have a role in carpal tunnel mediated…

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  • Recieved 05.01.2016
  • Accepted 25.01.2016
  • Published Online 25.01.2016
  • Printed 01.07.2016
  • DOI 10.4328/JCAM.4269
  • Author Akin Tekcan, Betul Cevik, Ahmet Inanir, Serbulent Yigit
  • Identifier J Clin Anal Med. 2016;7(4):475-478
  • Index Page 475-478
  • How to Cite Akin Tekcan, Betul Cevik, Ahmet Inanir, Serbulent Yigit. The Effect of IL-4 Gene Polymorphism in Carpal Tunnel Syndrome. J Clin Anal Med. 2016;7(4):475-478
  • Running Title IL-4 gene polymorphism in CTS
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Evaluation of Forty-Nine Patients with Abdominal Tuberculosis

Aim: Abdominal tuberculosis is an uncommon form of extrapulmonary infection. In this study, we aimed to highlight the nonspecific clinical presentations and diagnostic difficulties of abdominal tuberculosis. Material and Method: Clinical features, diagnostic methods, and the therapeutic outcomes of 49 patients diagnosed as abdominal tuberculosis between 2003 and 2014 were retrospectively analyzed. Results: The patients were classified into four subgroups…

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  • Recieved 06.01.2016
  • Accepted 20.01.2016
  • Published Online 20.01.2016
  • Printed 01.07.2016
  • DOI 10.4328/JCAM.4274
  • Author Murat Ozgur Kilic, Cemile Saglam
  • Identifier J Clin Anal Med. 2016;7(4):470-474
  • Index Page 470-474
  • How to Cite Murat Ozgur Kilic, Cemile Saglam. Evaluation of Forty-Nine Patients with Abdominal Tuberculosis. J Clin Anal Med. 2016;7(4):470-474
  • Running Title Forty-nine cases of abdominal tuberculosis
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Our Experience with 67 Cases of Percutaneous Transforaminal Endoscopic Lumbar Discectomy

Aim: Minimally invasive interventions have become increasingly popular with the developments in technology and surgical tools. In this article, we present our experience with 67 cases of percutaneous transforaminal endoscopic lumbar discectomy. Material and Method: A total of 67 cases that underwent endoscopic surgery for foraminal and extraforaminal disc hernia between 2004 and 2010 were retrospectively examined. Results: The mean…

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  • Recieved 06.12.2015
  • Accepted 11.01.2016
  • Published Online 11.01.2016
  • Printed 01.07.2016
  • DOI 10.4328/JCAM.4155
  • Author Mehmat Haluk Ozer, Guven Citak, Muhammet Bahadir Yilmaz, Ümit Kocaman, Hakan Yilmaz
  • Identifier J Clin Anal Med. 2016;7(4):466-469
  • Index Page 466-469
  • How to Cite Mehmat Haluk Ozer, Guven Citak, Muhammet Bahadir Yilmaz, Ümit Kocaman, Hakan Yilmaz. Our Experience with 67 Cases of Percutaneous Transforaminal Endoscopic Lumbar Discectomy. J Clin Anal Med. 2016;7(4):466-469
  • Running Title Endoscopic lumbar discectomy
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Case Report: Pregnancy Associated Uterine Prolapse

Uterine prolapse that appears for the first time during pregnancy is a rarely encountered clinical entity, complicating 1 in 10000 to 1 in 15000 deliveries. A 30-year-old, gravida 3, para 2 woman with a 35-week-old pregnancy who was admitted to the study center was diagnosed with stage III C uterine prolapse according to the Pelvic Organ Prolapse Quantification System. Bed…

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  • Recieved 22.12.2015
  • Accepted 06.01.2016
  • Published Online 06.01.2016
  • Printed 01.07.2016
  • DOI 10.4328/JCAM.4239
  • Author Alev Ozer, Mehmet Albayrak, Mine Kanat Pektas
  • Identifier J Clin Anal Med. 2016;7(4):551-553
  • Index Page 551-553
  • How to Cite Alev Ozer, Mehmet Albayrak, Mine Kanat Pektas. Case Report: Pregnancy Associated Uterine Prolapse. J Clin Anal Med. 2016;7(4):551-553
  • Running Title Pregnancy associated uterine prolapse
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The Approaches Taken by Family Physicians in Turkey Regarding Prostate Patients and Prostate Specific Antigen

Aim: This survey study questioned family physicians about their approaches to lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS) and about the clinical application of total and free prostate-specific antigens (tPSA and fPSA). Material and Method: The survey link was prepared online and sent to an email group for family physicians. The survey had 14 questions, none of which identified the respondents, concerning…

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  • Recieved 29.11.2015
  • Accepted 30.12.2015
  • Published Online 30.12.2015
  • Printed 01.07.2016
  • DOI 10.4328/JCAM.4156
  • Author Alpaslan Akbas, Murat Tekin, Levent Verim, Murat Tolga Gulpinar, Eyup Burak Sancak, Yusuf Haydar Ertekin, Aysegul Uludag, Berkan Resorlu
  • Identifier J Clin Anal Med. 2016;7(4):462-465
  • Index Page 462-465
  • How to Cite Alpaslan Akbas, Murat Tekin, Levent Verim, Murat Tolga Gulpinar, Eyup Burak Sancak, Yusuf Haydar Ertekin, Aysegul Uludag, Berkan Resorlu. The Approaches Taken by Family Physicians in Turkey Regarding Prostate Patients and Prostate Specific Antigen. J Clin Anal Med. 2016;7(4):462-465
  • Running Title Prostate and the family physicians
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