September 2017

Penile size in term infants

Aim: The objective of the study was to determine normal penile length and diameter in newborn infants and determine the relationship between penile anthropometry and neonatal anthropometric values. Material and Method: This cross-sectional study was conducted on male newborn infants deliv- ered from November 2013 to May 2014. Birth weeks, body weights, height lengths, and head diameters of the children…

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  • Recieved 12.01.2017
  • Accepted 28.02.2017
  • Published Online 28.02.2017
  • Printed 01.09.2017
  • DOI 10.4328/JCAM.4918
  • Author Nazile Erturk, Alkim Oden Akman, Necip Omer Kandemir
  • Identifier J Clin Anal Med. 2017;8(5):444-447
  • Index Page 444-447
  • How to Cite Nazile Erturk, Alkim Oden Akman, Necip Omer Kandemir. Penile size in term infants. J Clin Anal Med. 2017;8(5):444-447
  • Running Title Penile Length of Turkish Newborns
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A retrospective analysis of newborns operated due to midline spinal closure defect: A single center experience

Aim: This study aimed to retrospectively investigate the newborns who were operated due to midline spinal closure defect. Material and Method: 62 newborns who were operated in our clinic between 2007-2014 were evaluated in this study. Accompanying cranial and spinal pathologies were examined by imaging methods. The timing (during first 3 days, after first 3 days) and the method (primary,…

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  • Recieved 06.02.2017
  • Accepted 20.02.2017
  • Published Online 20.02.2017
  • Printed 01.09.2017
  • DOI 10.4328/JCAM.4946
  • Author Zuhtu Ozbek, Emre Ozkara, Murat Vural
  • Identifier J Clin Anal Med. 2017;8(5):440-443
  • Index Page 440-443
  • How to Cite Zuhtu Ozbek, Emre Ozkara, Murat Vural. A retrospective analysis of newborns operated due to midline spinal closure defect: A single center experience. J Clin Anal Med. 2017;8(5):440-443
  • Running Title Spinal midline closure defects
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Evaluation of patients with suspected influenza in the 2016 winter season

Influenza, caused by influenza viruses, has a wide range from a mild form of spontaneously regressing disease table to a severe disease table showing a fatal pandemic course. In this study, we aimed to analyse the clinical and laboratory characteristics of patients who applied to Sivas Numune Hospital in the winter season of 2016 with the influenza-suspect and for whom…

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  • Recieved 27.01.2017
  • Accepted 20.02.2017
  • Published Online 20.02.2017
  • Printed 01.09.2017
  • DOI 10.4328/JCAM.4935
  • Author Tugba Yanik Yalcin, Dilara Yildirim, Mesut Parlak, Merdan Mustafa Ozcan
  • Identifier J Clin Anal Med. 2017;8(5):436-439
  • Index Page 436-439
  • How to Cite Tugba Yanik Yalcin, Dilara Yildirim, Mesut Parlak, Merdan Mustafa Ozcan. Evaluation of patients with suspected influenza in the 2016 winter season. J Clin Anal Med. 2017;8(5):436-439
  • Running Title Evaluation of the patients with suspected influenza
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Low quality of life and its associated risk factors in parents of children with cerebral palsy in the northwest of Iran: a case control study

Aim: Parenting a child with cerebral palsy (CP) presents multiple challenges. In this study we aim to compare the quality of life in parents of children with CP and parents of healthy children and its correlations with possible risk factors. Material and Method: Sixty-four parents of children with CP and 64 parents of healthy children matched for age and gender…

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  • Recieved 01.02.2017
  • Accepted 16.02.2017
  • Published Online 16.02.2017
  • Printed 01.09.2017
  • DOI 10.4328/JCAM.4939
  • Author Mahnaz Hejazi Shirmard, Mahideh Seyyedi, Vahideh Toopchizadeh, Morteza Ghojazadeh
  • Identifier J Clin Anal Med. 2017;8(5):431-435
  • Index Page 431-435
  • How to Cite Mahnaz Hejazi Shirmard, Mahideh Seyyedi, Vahideh Toopchizadeh, Morteza Ghojazadeh. Low quality of life and its associated risk factors in parents of children with cerebral palsy in the northwest of Iran: a case control study. J Clin Anal Med. 2017;8(5):431-435
  • Running Title Quality of life in parents of CP children
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How should be the education before the urological laparoscopic surgery?

Aim: In our study we aimed to evaluate the efficiency and the safety of the first laparoscopic surgical procedures of a surgeon, completed under the observation of surgeons with laparoscopic experience, following experience with training boxes and animals. Material and Method: After the laparoscopic education of the single surgeon (A.A.) in this study, the data of 21 laparoscopic surgical procedures…

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  • Recieved 03.02.2017
  • Accepted 13.02.2017
  • Published Online 13.02.2017
  • Printed 01.09.2017
  • DOI 10.4328/JCAM.4941
  • Author Adem Altunkol, Deniz Abat, Mehmet Eflatun Deniz, Zafer Gokhan Gurbuz
  • Identifier J Clin Anal Med. 2017;8(5):428-430
  • Index Page 428-430
  • How to Cite Adem Altunkol, Deniz Abat, Mehmet Eflatun Deniz, Zafer Gokhan Gurbuz. How should be the education before the urological laparoscopic surgery?. J Clin Anal Med. 2017;8(5):428-430
  • Running Title Laparoscopic urological surgery training
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Hepatitis C seropositivity and distribution of HCV genotypes

Aim: Hepatitis C virus (HCV) is an important public health problem. Chronic hepatitis C can lead to severe liver damage (cirrhosis), liver cancer and liver failure. Our study aimed to detect HCV seropositivity in patients presenting to Umraniye Training and Research Hospital by investigating their anti-HCV test results retrospectively and to determine the distribution of genotypes in those patients for…

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  • Recieved 23.01.2017
  • Accepted 10.02.2017
  • Published Online 10.02.2017
  • Printed 01.09.2017
  • DOI 10.4328/JCAM.4926
  • Author Arzu Irvem, Kamil Ozdil, Ayten Kadanali, Gul Karagoz
  • Identifier J Clin Anal Med. 2017;8(5):425-427
  • Index Page 425-427
  • How to Cite Arzu Irvem, Kamil Ozdil, Ayten Kadanali, Gul Karagoz. Hepatitis C seropositivity and distribution of HCV genotypes. J Clin Anal Med. 2017;8(5):425-427
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Comparison of penile prosthesis methods: Which is more successful?

Aim: To compare patient and partner satisfaction rates after implantation of malleable and two piece inflatable penile protheses in the treatment of erectile dysfunction. Material and Method: The modified Erectile Dysfunction Inventory of Treatment Satisfaction (EDITS) questionnaire was administered six months after implantation of penile prostheses in 65 patients. 40 patients with malleable (Promedon-Tube) prostheses and 25 patients with two-…

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  • Recieved 18.01.2017
  • Accepted 12.02.2017
  • Published Online 12.02.2017
  • Printed 01.09.2017
  • DOI 10.4328/JCAM.4922
  • Author Selcuk Esengen, Ismail Nalbant, Ufuk Ozturk, Can Tuygun, Serkan Yidiz, Musa Ekici, Muhammed Abdurrahim İmamoğlu
  • Identifier J Clin Anal Med. 2017;8(5):421-424
  • Index Page 421-424
  • How to Cite Selcuk Esengen, Ismail Nalbant, Ufuk Ozturk, Can Tuygun, Serkan Yidiz, Musa Ekici, Muhammed Abdurrahim İmamoğlu. Comparison of penile prosthesis methods: Which is more successful?. J Clin Anal Med. 2017;8(5):421-424
  • Running Title Comparison of penile prosthesis methods
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Frequency and affecting factors of premenstrual syndrome among Turkish female university students

Aim: Premenstrual syndrome (PMS) refers to physical, cognitive, affective, and behavioral symptoms that occur cyclically during the luteal phase of the menstrual cycle and resolve quickly at or within a few days of the onset of menstruation. Material and Method: This cross-sectional study was conducted among 403 female students attending education and training in Necmettin Erbakan University (NEU) Meram Medical…

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  • Recieved 11.01.2017
  • Accepted 08.02.2017
  • Published Online 08.02.2017
  • Printed 01.09.2017
  • DOI 10.4328/JCAM.4910
  • Author Ruhusen Kutlu, Nur Demirbas, Fatma Dagistan
  • Identifier J Clin Anal Med. 2017;8(5):416-420
  • Index Page 416-420
  • How to Cite Ruhusen Kutlu, Nur Demirbas, Fatma Dagistan. Frequency and affecting factors of premenstrual syndrome among Turkish female university students. J Clin Anal Med. 2017;8(5):416-420
  • Running Title Frequency of Premenstrual syndrome
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Effect of gum chewing and coffee consumption on intestinal motility in caesarean sections

Aim: The time to first postoperative flatulence and defaecation are two of the main factors that determine caesarean patient comfort and morbidity. In this study, the effect of postoperative gum chewing and decaffeinated coffee consumption on intestinal motility was tested in full-term caesarean sections without complication with a prospective, randomised controlled trial. Material and Method: 100 women who underwent caesarean…

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  • Recieved 03.01.2017
  • Accepted 07.02.2017
  • Published Online 07.02.2017
  • Printed 01.09.2017
  • DOI 10.4328/JCAM.4901
  • Author Abdullah Goymen, Yavuz Simsek, Sukran Esra Ozkaplan, Halil Ibrahim Ozdurak, Yasam Kemal Akpak, Altug Semiz, Serkan Oral
  • Identifier J Clin Anal Med. 2017;8(5):411-415
  • Index Page 411-415
  • How to Cite Abdullah Goymen, Yavuz Simsek, Sukran Esra Ozkaplan, Halil Ibrahim Ozdurak, Yasam Kemal Akpak, Altug Semiz, Serkan Oral. Effect of gum chewing and coffee consumption on intestinal motility in caesarean sections. J Clin Anal Med. 2017;8(5):411-415
  • Running Title Intestinal motility after caesarean section
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Early stage results in the treatment of intra-articular calcaneus fractures and the factors affecting complication rates

Aim: To evaluate the results of plate osteosynthesis in intra-articular calca- neus fractures and to de ne methods to be followed to reduce complication rates. Material and Method: The study included 45 calcaneus fractures of 43 patients treated at our centre between 2010-2013. The patients were 36 males and 7 females with a mean age of 40.6 years. Plate osteosynthesis…

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  • Recieved 11.01.2017
  • Accepted 31.01.2017
  • Published Online 31.01.2017
  • Printed 01.09.2017
  • DOI 10.4328/JCAM.4917
  • Author Umit Tuhanioglu, Hasan Ulas Ogur, Alper Gultekin, Hakan Cicek, Fırat Seyfettinoglu, Osman Cillioglu
  • Identifier J Clin Anal Med. 2017;8(5):406-410
  • Index Page 406-410
  • How to Cite Umit Tuhanioglu, Hasan Ulas Ogur, Alper Gultekin, Hakan Cicek, Fırat Seyfettinoglu, Osman Cillioglu. Early stage results in the treatment of intra-articular calcaneus fractures and the factors affecting complication rates. J Clin Anal Med. 2017;8(5):406-410
  • Running Title Treatment of intra-articular calcaneus fractures
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Outcomes related to the body mass index and injury period following meniscial repair

Aim: Our study was to assess the outcome of meniscal repair surgery with anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction, focusing in particular on meniscal healing. Material and Method: We analyzed whether the time elapsed between the injury and the surgery a ected the activity scores as measured by the Tegner Activity Scale, Modi ed Lysholm Knee Scoring, and Barrett criteria. Similarly, we…

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  • Recieved 13.01.2017
  • Accepted 29.01.2017
  • Published Online 29.01.2017
  • Printed 01.09.2017
  • DOI 10.4328/JCAM.4920
  • Author Osman Tugrul Eren, Bekir Eray Kilinc, Yunus Oc, Abdulkadir Sari, Hasan Basri Sezer
  • Identifier J Clin Anal Med. 2017;8(5):401-405
  • Index Page 401-405
  • How to Cite Osman Tugrul Eren, Bekir Eray Kilinc, Yunus Oc, Abdulkadir Sari, Hasan Basri Sezer. Outcomes related to the body mass index and injury period following meniscial repair. J Clin Anal Med. 2017;8(5):401-405
  • Running Title Meniscus repair
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Effect of local Puerarin administration on xenograft

Aim: The purpose of this study was to investigate the healing potential of local puerarin administration on xenograft in cranial bone defect treatment in rats. Material and Method: A critical-size defect of 5-mm diameter was created in the calvarium of twenty-four rats. The animals were divided into three groups: group C (passive control), group XBG (treated with Bio-Oss), and group…

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  • Recieved 12.01.2017
  • Accepted 29.01.2017
  • Published Online 29.01.2017
  • Printed 01.09.2017
  • DOI 10.4328/JCAM.4914
  • Author Akif Turer, Cigdem Coşkun Turer, Mehmet Emin Onger
  • Identifier J Clin Anal Med. 2017;8(5):396-400
  • Index Page 396-400
  • How to Cite Akif Turer, Cigdem Coşkun Turer, Mehmet Emin Onger. Effect of local Puerarin administration on xenograft. J Clin Anal Med. 2017;8(5):396-400
  • Running Title Effect of puerarin on ossification
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Long-term effects of pulsed radiofrequency application in patients with chronic knee osteoarthritis

Aim: Knee osteoarthritis (OA) is the most important reason for knee pain in middle- and advanced- aged patients. In the treatment of OA, pulsed radiofrequency (PRF) has been used as an alternative treatment modality. In this study, we aimed to evaluate long-term results of PFR on the clinical and functional states of the patients with knee OA who received intra-articular…

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  • Recieved 28.01.2017
  • Accepted 28.01.2017
  • Published Online 28.01.2017
  • Printed 01.09.2017
  • DOI 10.4328/JCAM.4916
  • Author Ozlem Karatas, Elif Aysen Gokmen , Nilufer Balci
  • Identifier J Clin Anal Med. 2017;8(5):392-395
  • Index Page 392-395
  • How to Cite Ozlem Karatas, Elif Aysen Gokmen , Nilufer Balci. Long-term effects of pulsed radiofrequency application in patients with chronic knee osteoarthritis. J Clin Anal Med. 2017;8(5):392-395
  • Running Title Pulsed radiofrequency application in patients with chronic knee osteoarthritis
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Is alexithymia associated with high disease activity in rheumatoid arthritis?

Aim: To investigate the association between alexithymia and disease activity in patients with rheumatoid arthritis. Material and Method: A total of 97 female patients diagnosed with RA were enrolled in the study. First, the patients were classified into two groups as alexithymics and non-alexithymics according to the Toronto Alexithymia Scale-20 (TAS-20) threshold score of 61. Subsequently, non-alexithymic patients were divided…

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  • Recieved 04.01.2017
  • Accepted 28.01.2017
  • Published Online 28.01.2017
  • Printed 01.09.2017
  • DOI 10.4328/JCAM.4900
  • Author Seniz Akcay Yalbuzdag , Ilker Sengul, Dursun Hakan Delibas, Taciser Kaya, Altinay Goksel Karatepe
  • Identifier J Clin Anal Med. 2017;8(5):387-391
  • Index Page 387-391
  • How to Cite Seniz Akcay Yalbuzdag , Ilker Sengul, Dursun Hakan Delibas, Taciser Kaya, Altinay Goksel Karatepe. Is alexithymia associated with high disease activity in rheumatoid arthritis?. J Clin Anal Med. 2017;8(5):387-391
  • Running Title Alexithymia and rheumatoid arthritis
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Efficiency of helmet and protective clothing use on outcomes of patients with motorcycle accidents

Aim: Motor vehicle accidents are a growing public health problem, particularly in developing countries. In this study, we aimed to clarify the role of helmet and protective clothing in prevention from injuries to the head, trunk, and extremities in motorcycle accidents. Material and Method: Patients over 18 years old of both genders who were admitted to the Emergency Department (ED)…

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  • Recieved 24.11.2016
  • Accepted 26.01.2017
  • Published Online 26.01.2017
  • Printed 01.09.2017
  • DOI 10.4328/JCAM.4872
  • Author Mehmet Oguzhan Ay, Ali Kemal Erenler, Cem Kocak, Ahmet Baydin
  • Identifier J Clin Anal Med. 2017;8(5):383-386
  • Index Page 383-386
  • How to Cite Mehmet Oguzhan Ay, Ali Kemal Erenler, Cem Kocak, Ahmet Baydin. Efficiency of helmet and protective clothing use on outcomes of patients with motorcycle accidents. J Clin Anal Med. 2017;8(5):383-386
  • Running Title Helmet and protective clothing use in motorcycle accidents
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COPD prevalence in Sirnak city center

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) is currently a major health problem worldwide. Although the rate of mortality due to other diseases has decreased in past years, the prevalence and mortality rate of COPD are continuously rising. The present study was carried out to estimate COPD prevalence in Sirnak city center, Turkey. A total of 1000 individuals aged 30 years and…

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  • Recieved 30.12.2016
  • Accepted 11.01.2017
  • Published Online 11.01.2017
  • Printed 01.09.2017
  • DOI 10.4328/JCAM.4895
  • Author Suat Konuk, Hikmet Coban
  • Identifier J Clin Anal Med. 2017;8(5):379-382
  • Index Page 379-382
  • How to Cite Suat Konuk, Hikmet Coban. COPD prevalence in Sirnak city center. J Clin Anal Med. 2017;8(5):379-382
  • Running Title Sirnak city and COPD
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Evaluation of platelet parameters in children with primary Epstein-Barr virus infection

Aim: Epstein-Barr virus (EBV) is a subgroup of the human herpesvirus family that causes lifelong infection and several types of cancer. Primary infection of EBV is asymptomatic or associated with nonspecific, mild symptoms in children. The aim of this study was to evaluate whether the platelet parameters, platelet-to-lymphocyte ratio (PLR), and neutrophil-to-lymphocyte ratio (NLR) were affected by the inflammatory process…

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  • Recieved 21.12.2016
  • Accepted 11.01.2017
  • Published Online 11.01.2017
  • Printed 01.09.2017
  • DOI 10.4328/JCAM.4892
  • Author Habib Almis, Ibrahim Hakan Bucak, Mehmet Turgut
  • Identifier J Clin Anal Med. 2017;8(5):375-378
  • Index Page 375-378
  • How to Cite Habib Almis, Ibrahim Hakan Bucak, Mehmet Turgut. Evaluation of platelet parameters in children with primary Epstein-Barr virus infection. J Clin Anal Med. 2017;8(5):375-378
  • Running Title Platelet parameters in Epstein-Barr virus infection
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The effect of an informative leaflet on preoperative anxiety and patients knowledge of anesthesia and anxiety

Aim: Anesthesiology is a medical specialty that is not well understood by the general public. Although in developed countries 60-90% of patients know that an “anesthesiologist” is a medical doctor, this ratio is only about 50% in developing countries. The aim of this survey is to assess if a simple and readable leaflet can improve patients’ knowledge of anesthesia and…

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  • Recieved 07.12.2017
  • Accepted 01.01.2017
  • Published Online 01.01.2017
  • Printed 01.09.2017
  • DOI 10.4328/JCAM.4875
  • Author Ali Ihsan Uysal, Basak Altiparmak, Ozcan Guner
  • Identifier J Clin Anal Med. 2017;8(5):370-374
  • Index Page 370-374
  • How to Cite Ali Ihsan Uysal, Basak Altiparmak, Ozcan Guner. The effect of an informative leaflet on preoperative anxiety and patients knowledge of anesthesia and anxiety. J Clin Anal Med. 2017;8(5):370-374
  • Running Title The effect of an informative leaflet
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Spermiogram test results of patients presenting to our IVF center due to infertility

Aim: The aim of this study was to evaluate the semen samples of patients who had presented to our andrology laboratory for spermiogram analysis, according to the WHO 2010 criteria. Material and Method: Spermiogram tests of 10,153 patients who had presented to our andrology laboratory between January 2010 and December 2015 were retrospectively analyzed. The cases were classified as normozoospermia,…

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  • Recieved 21.12.2016
  • Accepted 08.01.2017
  • Published Online 08.01.2017
  • Printed 01.09.2017
  • DOI 10.4328/JCAM.4891
  • Author Zeynep Ozturk Inal, Hasan Ali Inal, Emine Aksoy, Hasan Kucukkendirci
  • Identifier J Clin Anal Med. 2017;8(5):365-369
  • Index Page 365-369
  • How to Cite Zeynep Ozturk Inal, Hasan Ali Inal, Emine Aksoy, Hasan Kucukkendirci. Spermiogram test results of patients presenting to our IVF center due to infertility. J Clin Anal Med. 2017;8(5):365-369
  • Running Title Male infertility is increasing
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The effect of hormone replacement therapy on postmenopausal sternoclavicular joint arthritis

Aim: To investigate the effect of hormone replacement therapy on the treatment of postmenopausal sternoclavicular joint (SCJ) arthritis. Material and Method: This cross-sectional study included postmenopausal female patients who presented with complaints of pain and swelling in the SCJ at the Orthopaedics Polyclinic of Karabuk University Training and Research Hospital between September 2014 and September 2016. After the imaging and…

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  • Recieved 14.12.2016
  • Accepted 03.04.2017
  • Published Online 03.04.2017
  • Printed 01.09.2017
  • DOI 10.4328/JCAM.4887
  • Author Sibel Mutlu, Tansel Mutlu, Ali Ramazan Benli, Didem Sunay
  • Identifier J Clin Anal Med. 2017;8(5):361-364
  • Index Page 361-364
  • How to Cite Sibel Mutlu, Tansel Mutlu, Ali Ramazan Benli, Didem Sunay. The effect of hormone replacement therapy on postmenopausal sternoclavicular joint arthritis. J Clin Anal Med. 2017;8(5):361-364
  • Running Title Hormone replacement on arthritis
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