January 2017

Chiari network: Association with other congenital heart diseases

Aim: The study was performed to assess the prevalence of Chiari's Network (CN) in a pediatric outpatient department population by using transthoracic echocardiography (TTE) and to determine its association with other cardiac anomalies. Material and Method: 2232 children who underwent cardiac examination and TTE at the pediatric cardiology outpatient department of our institution between April 2013 and April 2014 were…

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  • Recieved 04.05.2016
  • Accepted 10.06.2016
  • Published Online 10.06.2016
  • Printed 01.01.2017
  • DOI 10.4328/JCAM.4603
  • Author Hashem E. Khosroshahi, Esra Akyuz Ozkan
  • Identifier J Clin Anal Med. 2017;8(1):27-30
  • Index Page 27-30
  • How to Cite Hasim Husrevsahi, Esra Akyuz Ozkan. Chiari network: Association with other congenital heart diseases. J Clin Anal Med. 2017;8(1):27-30
  • Running Title Chiari Network in children
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Zinc: Does it have radioprotective effect on major salivary glands?

Aim: To evaluate the radioprotective effect of zinc on the major salivary glands with histopathological examination after high doses of radioiodine (131I). Material and Method: Sixteen Wistar albino rats were divided into two groups, eight animals in each group. Three mCi 131I was administrated to each rat in the 131I group (Group 1). Zinc was started via gastric gavage two…

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  • Recieved 12.07.2016
  • Accepted 25.07.2016
  • Published Online 25.07.2016
  • Printed 01.01.2017
  • DOI 10.4328/JCAM.4742
  • Author Murat Sadic, Hasan Ikbal Atilgan, Nihat Yumusak, Meliha Korkmaz, Gokhan Koca
  • Identifier J Clin Anal Med. 2017;8(1):78-82
  • Index Page 78-82
  • How to Cite Murat Sadic, Hasan Ikbal Atilgan, Nihat Yumusak, Meliha Korkmaz, Gokhan Koca. Zinc: Does it have radioprotective effect on major salivary glands?. J Clin Anal Med. 2017;8(1):78-82
  • Running Title Zinc for salivary gland radioprotection
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Comparison of preincisional and postincisional 0.25% levobupivacaine infiltration in thyroid surgery

Aim: The use of local anesthetics for pain management following neck surgery is not a well-studied field. Material and Method: Sixty patients scheduled for thyroid surgery were randomly allocated into two groups. Wound infiltration with 0.25% levobupivacaine was performed before the incision in Group 1 and at the end of surgery in Group 2. Pain scores and side effects were…

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  • Recieved 16.06.2016
  • Accepted 25.07.2016
  • Published Online 25.07.2016
  • Printed 01.01.2017
  • DOI 10.4328/JCAM.4707
  • Author Mursel Ekinci, Birzat Emre Golboyu, Ayse Nur Yeksan, Onur Dulgeroglu, Murat Aksun, Pinar Karaca Baysal
  • Identifier J Clin Anal Med. 2017;8(1):74-77
  • Index Page 74-77
  • How to Cite Mursel Ekinci, Birzat Emre Golboyu, Ayse Nur Yeksan, Onur Dulgeroglu, Murat Aksun, Pinar Karaca Baysal. Comparison of preincisional and postincisional 0.25% levobupivacaine infiltration in thyroid surgery. J Clin Anal Med. 2017;8(1):74-77
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Prevalence of smoking and risk factors among students at a university in Turkey

Aim: The aim of this study was to investigate smoking prevalence and related risk factors among students at the Health School and Physical Education & Sports School of a university in Central Turkey.Material and Methods: A cross-sectional study was conducted on total of 1082 students continuing their education at the school from October and December 2015. A multiple-item questionnaire was…

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  • Recieved 31.05.2016
  • Accepted 21.07.2016
  • Published Online 21.07.2016
  • Printed 01.01.2017
  • DOI 10.4328/JCAM.4631
  • Author Ulken Tunga Babaoglu, Sukran Simsek, Serhat Ozdenk, Gökçe Demir, Sibel Cevizci
  • Identifier J Clin Anal Med. 2017;8(1):68-73
  • Index Page 68-73
  • How to Cite Ulken Tunga Babaoglu, Sukran Simsek, Serhat Ozdenk, Gökçe Demir, Sibel Cevizci. Prevalence of smoking and risk factors among students at a university in Turkey. J Clin Anal Med. 2017;8(1):68-73
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Matrix metalloproteinases and oxidative stress in patients with AECOPD

Aim: The aim of this study was to determine the relationship between oxidative status, matrix metalloproteinase-9 (MMP-9), matrix metalloproteinase-2 (MMP-2) and tissue metallopeptidase inhibitor-1 (TIMP-1) in patients with acute exacerbation chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (AECOPD). Material and Method: The study included a total of 35 patients with acute exacerbated COPD and 35 healthy nonsmoker controls. We assessed the concentrations of…

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  • Recieved 24.06.2016
  • Accepted 20.07.2016
  • Published Online 20.07.2016
  • Printed 01.01.2017
  • DOI 10.4328/JCAM.4718
  • Author Halef Okan Dogan, Huseyin Aydin, Ozlem Demirpence, Fatma Mutlu Kukul Guven, Yusuf Kenan Tekin, Ali Sahin
  • Identifier J Clin Anal Med. 2017;8(1):64-67
  • Index Page 64-67
  • How to Cite Halef Okan Dogan, Huseyin Aydin, Ozlem Demirpence, Fatma Mutlu Kukul Guven, Yusuf Kenan Tekin, Ali Sahin. Matrix metalloproteinases and oxidative stress in patients with AECOPD. J Clin Anal Med. 2017;8(1):64-67
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The effectiveness of adjuvant hyperbaric oxygen therapy in adults who underwent hypospadias surgery

Aim: To evaluate the role of hyperbaric oxygen therapy (HBO2T) with buccal mucosal tube urethroplasty in adult patients with hypospadias. Material and Methods: Sixteen adult patients with hypospadias were included in our study. Patients with a short urethra and penile curvature were treated in two stages (orthoplasty buccal mucosal tube urethroplasty). Buccal mucosa was taken and prepared for tube urethroplasty…

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  • Recieved 15.06.2016
  • Accepted 17.07.2016
  • Published Online 17.07.2016
  • Printed 01.01.2017
  • DOI 10.4328/JCAM.4691
  • Author Onder Kara, Ercan Malkoc, Furkan Dursun, Mesut Mutluoglu, Zeki Aktas, Ali Memis, Hasan Soydan, Ferhat Ateş
  • Identifier J Clin Anal Med. 2017;8(1):60-63
  • Index Page 60-63
  • How to Cite Onder Kara, Ercan Malkoc, Furkan Dursun, Mesut Mutluoglu, Zeki Aktas, Ali Memis, Hasan Soydan, Ferhat Ateş. The effectiveness of adjuvant hyperbaric oxygen therapy in adults who underwent hypospadias surgery. J Clin Anal Med. 2017;8(1):60-63
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Biomechanical evaluation of the effect of intramedullary fibular graft in proximal humeral fractures

Aim: The aim of this study is to investigate the biomechanical effect of intramedullary fibular grafts in two-part proximal humeral fracture models. We also investigated two different positions of an intramedullary fibular graft in terms of fracture stability. Material and Method: A total of 21 two-part humeral neck fracture models were randomly separated into 3 groups. All fracture models were…

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  • Recieved 04.06.2016
  • Accepted 07.07.2016
  • Published Online 07.07.2016
  • Printed 01.01.2017
  • DOI 10.4328/JCAM.4684
  • Author Tugrul Bulut, Ulas Akgun, Bora Uzun, Atilla Citlak, Muhittin Sener
  • Identifier J Clin Anal Med. 2017;8(1):56-59
  • Index Page 56-59
  • How to Cite Tugrul Bulut, Ulas Akgun, Bora Uzun, Atilla Citlak, Muhittin Sener. Biomechanical evaluation of the effect of intramedullary fibular graft in proximal humeral fractures. J Clin Anal Med. 2017;8(1):56-59
  • Running Title The effect of fibular graft in proximal humeral fracture
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Factors effecting mortality on patients operated on due to gastric carcinoma

Aim: The purpose of the study is to investigate the results of data obtained from the records of patients who were operated due to gastric carcinoma in our hospital, to determine whether the evaluated variables have an effect on mortality. Material and Method: Demographic information (age, gender, contact information, hospital registration, and citizenship number), types of surgery performed (total/subtotal gastrectomy),…

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  • Recieved 15.06.2016
  • Accepted 11.07.2016
  • Published Online 11.07.2016
  • Printed 01.01.2017
  • DOI 10.4328/JCAM.4704
  • Author Tolga Dinc, Selami Ilgaz Kayilioglu, Mesut Tez, Faruk Coskun
  • Identifier J Clin Anal Med. 2017;8(1):52-55
  • Index Page 52-55
  • How to Cite Tolga Dinc, Selami Ilgaz Kayilioglu, Mesut Tez, Faruk Coskun. Factors effecting mortality on patients operated on due to gastric carcinoma. J Clin Anal Med. 2017;8(1):52-55
  • Running Title Mortality on patients with gastric carcinoma
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Academic motivations and academic self-efficacy of nursing students

Aim: Academic motivation and academic self-efficacy play important roles in the learning process. They increase academic achievement and the attainment of educational goals, thus providing opportunities in the training of qualified nurses. This study was conducted to determine nursing students%u2019 academic motivation and academic self-efficacy levels. Material and Method: This is a descriptive study. A total of 346 students who…

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  • Recieved 27.05.2016
  • Accepted 22.06.2016
  • Published Online 22.06.2016
  • Printed 01.01.2017
  • DOI 10.4328/JCAM.4654
  • Author Gamze Sarikoc, Emine Oksuz
  • Identifier J Clin Anal Med. 2017;8(1):47-51
  • Index Page 47-51
  • How to Cite Gamze Sarikoc, Emine Oksuz. Academic motivations and academic self-efficacy of nursing students. J Clin Anal Med. 2017;8(1):47-51
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Treatment and follow up outcomes of patients with peroneal nerve injury: A single center experience

Aim: Trap neuropathy is characterized by compression of the peripheral nerve into fibro osseous channels in trespassing areas of body segments. Peroneal nerve is the most frequently injured nerve in traumatic injuries of the lower extremities. In the present study, we investigated functional results of surgical treatment of patients with peroneal nerve injury who delayed visiting our clinics after the…

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  • Recieved 06.05.2016
  • Accepted 15.06.2016
  • Published Online 15.06.2016
  • Printed 01.01.2017
  • DOI 10.4328/JCAM.4610
  • Author Yasar Dagistan
  • Identifier J Clin Anal Med. 2017;8(1):44-46
  • Index Page 44-46
  • How to Cite Yasar Dagistan. Treatment and follow up outcomes of patients with peroneal nerve injury: A single center experience. J Clin Anal Med. 2017;8(1):44-46
  • Running Title Treatment of the patients with peroneal nerve injury
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Dyspepsia, irritable bowel syndrome and hematological parameters in recurrent aphthous stomatitis

Aim: The goal of this study was to investigate the relationship between gastrointestinal complaints (dyspepsia, irritable bowel syndrome) and hematological parameters among recurrent aphthous stomatitis (RAS) patients. Material and Method: Forty-four RAS patients with a diagnosis of recurrent oral ulcers in oral mucosa were included in this study. They answered a questionnaire concerning oral aphthous properties, dyspepsia problems, and irritable…

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  • Recieved 15.04.2016
  • Accepted 13.06.2016
  • Published Online 13.06.2016
  • Printed 01.01.2017
  • DOI 10.4328/JCAM.4556
  • Author Sevilay Kilic, Sibel Cevizci, Hacer Sen, Selda Isik, Fahri Gunes, Emine Binnetoglu, Meliha Merve Hız, Zerrin Ogretmen
  • Identifier J Clin Anal Med. 2017;8(1):40-43
  • Index Page 40-43
  • How to Cite Sevilay Kilic, Sibel Cevizci, Hacer Sen, Selda Isik, Fahri Gunes, Emine Binnetoglu, Meliha Merve Hız, Zerrin Ogretmen. Dyspepsia, irritable bowel syndrome and hematological parameters in recurrent aphthous stomatitis. J Clin Anal Med. 2017;8(1):40-43
  • Running Title Gastrointestinal complaints
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Evaluation of the contralateral ear in patients with chronic otitis media

Aim: To evaluate the contralateral ear of patients with chronic otitis media (COM) and compare the pathology of the operated ear with the condition of the opposite ear. Material and Methods: Patients with COM who had undergone tympanoplasty, tympanomastoidectomy, or radical mastoidectomy were analyzed retrospectively. The operated ears were evaluated for preoperative diagnoses, surgery types, the number of surgeries, intraoperative…

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  • Recieved 17.05.2016
  • Accepted 12.06.2016
  • Published Online 12.06.2016
  • Printed 01.01.2017
  • DOI 10.4328/JCAM.4615
  • Author Omer Bayir, Ahmet Uluat, Meltem Tulgar, Mehmet Eser Sancaktar, Ali Ozdek, Guleser Saylam, Emel Çadallı Tatar, Mehmet Hakan Korkmaz
  • Identifier J Clin Anal Med. 2017;8(1):36-39
  • Index Page 36-39
  • How to Cite Omer Bayir, Ahmet Uluat, Meltem Tulgar, Mehmet Eser Sancaktar, Ali Ozdek, Guleser Saylam, Emel Çadallı Tatar, Mehmet Hakan Korkmaz. Evaluation of the contralateral ear in patients with chronic otitis media. J Clin Anal Med. 2017;8(1):36-39
  • Running Title Contralateral ear
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Mid-term results of rotating hinged knee prosthesis

Aim: In surgeries on patients with advanced ligament instabilities or severe bone defects rotating hinged knee prostheses are one of a limited number of appropriate options. The objective of our study is to evaluate the mid-term functional results and complications of several surgeries using this form of prosthesis. Material and Method: The rotating hinged knee prosthesis (RHKP) was applied to…

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  • Recieved 20.05.2016
  • Accepted 06.06.2016
  • Published Online 06.06.2016
  • Printed 01.01.2017
  • DOI 10.4328/JCAM.4642
  • Author Abdul Fettah Buyuk, Deniz Kargin, Ismet Yalkin Camurcu, Hanifi Ucpunar, Bekir Eray Kilinc, Mehmet Akif Kaygusuz
  • Identifier J Clin Anal Med. 2017;8(1):31-35
  • Index Page 31-35
  • How to Cite Abdul Fettah Buyuk, Deniz Kargin, Ismet Yalkin Camurcu, Hanifi Ucpunar, Bekir Eray Kilinc, Mehmet Akif Kaygusuz. Mid-term results of rotating hinged knee prosthesis. J Clin Anal Med. 2017;8(1):31-35
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Adropin levels in polycystic ovary syndrome patients

Aim: Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is one of the most commonly observed endocrinopathies in women of reproductive age. Women with PCOS are said to have increased classic risk factors for cardiovascular disease, hypertension, dyslipidemia, diabetes, and obesity, in addition to non-classic risk factors such as an increase in C-reactive protein (CRP), homocysteine, and tumor necrosis factor-%u03B1. Adropin is a protein…

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  • Recieved 28.03.2016
  • Accepted 16.05.2016
  • Published Online 16.05.2016
  • Printed 01.01.2017
  • DOI 10.4328/JCAM.4508
  • Author Hacer Sen, Gokhan Erbag, Emine Binnetoglu, Mustafa Eroglu, Hakan Turkon, Sati Zeynep Tekin, Mehmet Asık
  • Identifier J Clin Anal Med. 2017;8(1):23-26
  • Index Page 23-26
  • How to Cite Hacer Sen, Gokhan Erbag, Emine Binnetoglu, Mustafa Eroglu, Hakan Turkon, Sati Zeynep Tekin, Mehmet Asık. Adropin levels in polycystic ovary syndrome patients. J Clin Anal Med. 2017;8(1):23-26
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Bone mineral density measurements of adult males in Mersin: Comparison of lumbar spine and femur

Aim: We aimed to compare lumbar and femoral neck bone mineral density (BMD) values of geriatric and non-geriatric adult male populations, to find the correlation and the rates of concordance-discordance between BMD values of these two anatomic regions within both age groups. Material and Method: Two hundred and forty men were recruited and divided into two groups, geriatric (n=126) and…

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  • Recieved 24.04.2016
  • Accepted 10.05.2016
  • Published Online 10.05.2016
  • Printed 01.01.2017
  • DOI 10.4328/JCAM.4578
  • Author Sevin Ayaz, Mehmet Ercument Dogen
  • Identifier J Clin Anal Med. 2017;8(1):19-22
  • Index Page 19-22
  • How to Cite Sevin Ayaz, Mehmet Ercument Dogen. Bone mineral density measurements of adult males in Mersin: Comparison of lumbar spine and femur. J Clin Anal Med. 2017;8(1):19-22
  • Running Title Comparison of lumbar/femoral BMD in men
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DTPA and MAG3 scintigraphy in acute renal allograft dysfunction: Comparison of diagnostic values

Aim: To compare scintigraphic renal function parameters according to the radiopharmaceuticals used in acute renal allograft dysfunction and to evaluate their value in early diagnosis. Material and Method: Renal scintigraphy, Doppler ultrasonography, and renal biopsy were conducted on 28 patients (20 males, 8 females; mean age 33 ? 2 years) with the diagnosis of acute renal dysfunction (ARD). Renal scintigraphy…

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  • Recieved 22.04.2016
  • Accepted 06.05.2016
  • Published Online 06.05.2016
  • Printed 01.01.2017
  • DOI 10.4328/JCAM.4572
  • Author Sevin Ayaz, Ayse Aktas, Gokhan Moray
  • Identifier J Clin Anal Med. 2017;8(1):14-18
  • Index Page 14-18
  • How to Cite Sevin Ayaz, Ayse Aktas, Gokhan Moray. DTPA and MAG3 scintigraphy in acute renal allograft dysfunction: Comparison of diagnostic values. J Clin Anal Med. 2017;8(1):14-18
  • Running Title DTPA/MAG3 scintigraphy in renal transplants
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Increased pathological worry levels in patients with alopecia areata

Aim: Alopecia Areata (AA) is a type of hair loss that has been considered to have associations with various psychiatric disorders. In this study, we aimed to compare pathological worry levels between patients with AA and healthy controls (HC). Material and Method: Sixty-three patients with AA and 90 HCs were included in the present study after applying inclusion and exclusion…

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  • Recieved 03.04.2016
  • Accepted 06.05.2016
  • Published Online 06.05.2016
  • Printed 01.01.2017
  • DOI 10.4328/JCAM.4527
  • Author Basak Sahin, Esra Akyol Soydas , Sevilay Oguz, Selda Isik, Hulya Ertekin
  • Identifier J Clin Anal Med. 2017;8(1):41548
  • Index Page 41548
  • How to Cite Basak Sahin, Esra Akyol Soydas , Sevilay Oguz, Selda Isik, Hulya Ertekin. Increased pathological worry levels in patients with alopecia areata. J Clin Anal Med. 2017;8(1):41548
  • Running Title Pathological worry alopecia areata
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Soluble urokinase plasminogen activator receptor (suPAR) in the diagnosis of pulmonary embolism

Aim: The goal of our study was to compare the suPAR levels between pulmonary embolism (PE) patients and healthy subjects and also to investigate the value of suPAR in the diagnosis of PE.Materials and Methods: Thirty patients diagnosed with acute PE using spiral computerized tomographic pulmonary angiography were included in the study. suPAR and D-dimer levels were measured at the…

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  • Recieved 15.04.2016
  • Accepted 27.04.2016
  • Published Online 27.04.2016
  • Printed 01.01.2017
  • DOI 10.4328/JCAM.4557
  • Author Nigar Dirican, Ayse Aynali, Munire Cakir, Sule Atalay, H. Ahmet Bircan, Onder Ozturk, Ahmet Akkaya
  • Identifier J Clin Anal Med. 2017;8(1):6-9
  • Index Page 6-9
  • How to Cite Nigar Dirican, Ayse Aynali, Munire Cakir, Sule Atalay, H. Ahmet Bircan, Onder Ozturk, Ahmet Akkaya. Soluble urokinase plasminogen activator receptor (suPAR) in the diagnosis of pulmonary embolism. J Clin Anal Med. 2017;8(1):43349
  • Running Title Pulmonary embolism and suPAR
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Demographic, clinical and genetic features of the patients with Familial Mediterranean Fever

Aim: This study aims to analyze the demographic, clinical and genetic features of the patients with familial Mediterranean fever (FMF). Material and Methods: A total of 150 patients (96 men and 54 women) with FMF were included to this study. Demographic characteristics, clinical findings, and genotypic features of the patients were statistically evaluated. Results: Percentages of male and female subjects…

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  • Recieved 04.04.2016
  • Accepted 26.04.2016
  • Published Online 26.04.2016
  • Printed 01.01.2017
  • DOI 10.4328/JCAM.4534
  • Author Anil Karakayali, Sukran Erten, Selcuk Akan, Alpaslan Altunoglu, Cahide Erzurum, Gulay Gulec Ceylan, Murat Suher
  • Identifier J Clin Anal Med. 2017;8(1):43221
  • Index Page 43221
  • How to Cite Anil Karakayali, Sukran Erten, Selcuk Akan, Alpaslan Altunoglu, Cahide Erzurum, Gulay Gulec Ceylan, Murat Suher. Demographic, clinical and genetic features of the patients with Familial Mediterranean Fever. J Clin Anal Med. 2017;8(1):43221
  • Running Title Features of the Familial Mediterranean Fever
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