July 2018

Elimination of clinical biochemistry laboratory tests through artificial intelligence programs to increase cost-effectiveness

Aim: The aim of the study was to evaluate the efficacy of software programs such as ALIN IQ, to prevent the regular practice of unnecessary testing in the preanalytical phase, which could save millions of dollars. Material and Method: This study was conducted using data obtained from certain tests using the ALIN IQ software developed by Abbott Core Laboratory. The…

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  • Recieved 19.03.2018
  • Accepted 03.04.2018
  • Published Online 04.04.2018
  • Printed 01.07.2018
  • DOI 10.4328/JCAM.5827
  • Author Ataman Gönel, İsmail Koyuncu
  • Identifier J Clin Anal Med 2018;9(4): 346-9
  • Index Page 346-9
  • How to Cite Ataman Gönel, İsmail Koyuncu . Elimination of clinical biochemistry laboratory tests through artificial intelligence programs to increase cost-effectiveness. J Clin Anal Med 2018;9(4): 346-9
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How to calculate levothyroxine dosage after total thyroidectomy in benign thyroid disease

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  • Recieved 02.03.2018
  • Accepted 17.03.2018
  • Published Online 27.03.2018
  • Printed 01.07.2018
  • DOI 10.4328/JCAM.5801
  • Author Lutfi Soylu, Oguz Ugur Aydin
  • Identifier J Clin Anal Med 2018;9(4): 337-41
  • Index Page 337-41
  • How to Cite Lutfi Soylu, Oguz Ugur Aydin. How to calculate levothyroxine dosage after total thyroidectomy in benign thyroid disease. J Clin Anal Med 2018;9(4): 337-41
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Association of inflammation markers with epicardial adipose tissue in drug naïve metabolic syndrome

The metabolic syndrome (MetS) or syndrome X is a serious health problem effecting an increasing number of person worldwide. In the present study, the aim was to investigate whether there is an association among epicardial adipose tissue thickness, insulin resistance, lymphocyte to monocyte ratio (LMR) and monocyte count-to-high density lipoprotein cholesterol ratio (MHR) levels in drug naïve patient with metabolic…

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  • Recieved 28.01.2018
  • Accepted 27.02.2018
  • Published Online 08.04.2018
  • Printed 01.07.2018
  • DOI 10.4328/JCAM.5734
  • Author Özgür Kırbaş
  • Identifier J Clin Anal Med 2018;9(4): 319-22
  • Index Page 319-22
  • How to Cite Özgür Kırbaş. Association of inflammation markers with epicardial adipose tissue in drug naïve metabolic syndrome J Clin Anal Med 2018;9(4): 319-22.
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Which site is least painful during intravenous cannulation?

Aim: The aim was to determine the least painful cannulation site in patients via the Visual Analogue Scale. Material and Method: Of 104 patients (53 women) admitted to the Emergency Department of Meram Medical School of Necmettin Erbakan University, 45 were cannulated through antecubital site, 33 by wrists and 26 via dorsal. No difference was detected between groups as to…

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  • Recieved 09.01.2018
  • Accepted 04.03.2018
  • Published Online 08.03.2018
  • Printed 01.07.2018
  • DOI 10.4328/JCAM.5661
  • Author Keziban Uçar Karabulut, Abdullah Sadik Girisgin
  • Identifier J Clin Anal Med 2018;9(4): 284-6
  • Index Page 284-6
  • How to Cite Karabulut KU, Girisgin AS. Which site is least painful during intravenous cannulation? J Clin Anal Med 2018;9(4): 284-6
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Are gastrointestinal stromal tumours really asymptomatic?

Aim: Gastrointestinal stromal tumours (GISTs) detected incidentally during abdominal surgical interventions or imaging may cause serious morbidity and mortality. We retrospectively investigated the histopathological diagnoses of GISTs made in our clinic and possible symptoms caused by the tumours prior to diagnosis. Material and Method: We retrospectively reviewed the files of patients who underwent surgery in the general surgery clinic of…

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  • Recieved 12.01.2018
  • Accepted 26.02.2018
  • Published Online 03.03.2018
  • Printed 01.07.2018
  • DOI 10.4328/JCAM.5681
  • Author Arif Emre, Mehmet Sertkaya
  • Identifier J Clin Anal Med 2018;9(4): 292-5
  • Index Page 292-5
  • How to Cite Emre A, Sertkaya M. Are Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumours Really Asymptomatic? J Clin Anal Med 2018;9(4): 292-5
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A tomographic evaluation of the tuffier line in patients with hip fracture

Aim: The aim of this study was to compare the vertebral level of the Tuffier line in patients with hip fracture with the level in a control group using computed tomography (CT) examination, and to determine whether or not the Tuffier line changed location according to age and gender. Material and Method: CT images were examined of 55 patients aged…

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  • Recieved 15.01.2018
  • Accepted 03.03.2018
  • Published Online 03.03.2018
  • Printed 01.07.2018
  • DOI 10.4328/JCAM.5689
  • Author Bora Bilal, Nursel Yurttutan, Ökkeş Bilal, Gözen Öksüz, Aykut Urfalıoğlu
  • Identifier J Clin Anal Med 2018;9(4): 296-9
  • Index Page 296-9
  • How to Cite Bilal B, Yurttutan N, Bilal Ö, Öksüz G, Urfalıoğlu A. A tomographic evaluation of the tuffier line used as a landmark in patients with hip fracture. J Clin Anal Med 2018;9(4): 296-9
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Surgical management of thyroid follicular neoplasms: A retrospective analysis of 128 patients

Aim: The most appropriate surgical management of follicular neoplasm/suspicious for follicular neoplasm (FN) lesions is still controversial. The aim of the study is to analyze the outcomes of surgical procedures in the treatment of FN patients. Material and Method: We retrospectively evaluated 128 patients, surgically treated after an FN diagnosis. Total thyroidectomy (TT) or hemithyroidectomy (HT) was performed according to…

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  • Recieved 17.01.2018
  • Accepted 04.03.2018
  • Published Online 08.03.2018
  • Printed 01.07.2018
  • DOI 10.4328/JCAM.5693
  • Author Oğuz Uğur Aydın, Lütfi Soylu
  • Identifier J Clin Anal Med 2018;9(4): 300-3
  • Index Page 300-3
  • How to Cite Aydın OU, Soylu L. Surgical management of thyroid follicular neoplasms: A retrospective analysis of 128 patients. J Clin Anal Med 2018;9(4): 300-3
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Effectiveness of the mulligan mobilization technique in mechanical neck pain

Aim: The aim of this study was to investigate the effectiveness of Mulligan Mobilization technique in participants with mechanical neck pain. Material and Method: A total of 40 participants (35 female, 5 male) aged between 25 to 50 years were included the study. Participants were randomly divided into two groups as Mulligan Mobilization group and control group. The participants in…

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  • Recieved 22.01.2018
  • Accepted 26.02.2018
  • Published Online 03.03.2018
  • Printed 01.07.2018
  • DOI 10.4328/JCAM.5715
  • Author Tomris Duymaz, Nesrin Yagcı
  • Identifier J Clin Anal Med 2018;9(4): 304-9
  • Index Page 304-9
  • How to Cite Tomris Duymaz, Nesrin Yagcı. Effectiveness of the mulligan mobilization technique in mechanical neck pain. J Clin Anal Med 2018;9(4): 304-9
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Decreased circulating levels of il-22 in newly diagnosed metabolic syndrome patients

Aim: Metabolic syndrome (MetS) is characterized by abdominal obesity, dyslipidemia, low-grade inflammation, insulin resistance, and hypertension that can lead to diabetes and cardiovascular disease. IL-22 is a member of the IL-10 cytokine family that has been shown to prevent or reverse obesity-induced glucose intolerance and insulin resistance; it also affects mucosal barrier maintenance and the prevention of endotoxemia and chronic…

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  • Recieved 30.01.2018
  • Accepted 03.03.2018
  • Published Online 03.03.2018
  • Printed 01.07.2018
  • DOI 10.4328/JCAM.5725
  • Author Hakki Yilmaz
  • Identifier J Clin Anal Med 2018;9(4): 310-4
  • Index Page 310-4
  • How to Cite Yilmaz H. Decreased circulating levels of il-22 in newly diagnosed metabolic syndrome patients. J Clin Anal Med 2018;9(4): 310-4
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Burnout level of nurses working in a hospital

Aim: This descriptive study was performed to determine burnout level of nurses working at Ümraniye Training and Research Hospital, Pediatrics Clinic. Material and Method: Data were collected from 104 nurses who work in the pediatrics clinic using a sociodemographic form and the;Maslach Burnout Inventory. Results: According to the analysis of the sociodemographic properties of the participating nurses, 75% were female;…

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  • Recieved 26.01.2018
  • Accepted 04.03.2018
  • Published Online 08.03.2018
  • Printed 01.07.2018
  • DOI 10.4328/JCAM.5726
  • Author Seher Erdoğan, Emel İnan
  • Identifier J Clin Anal Med 2018;9(4): 315-8
  • Index Page 315-8
  • How to Cite Erdoğan S, İnan E. Burnout level of nurses working in a hospital. J Clin Anal Med 2018;9(4): 315-8
  • Running Title Burnout syndrome
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Anesthesia management for ALS and WPW

Epidural anesthesia can provide anesthesia and analgesia for unilateral or bilateral lower extremity surgery and is associated with a low complication rate. We present our epidural anaesthetic management of a patient with both Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) and Wolff-Parkinson-White (WPW) syndrome after intertrochanteric femur fracture surgery. It should be kept in mind that the choice of correct anaesthetic method in…

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  • Recieved 01.02.2018
  • Accepted 03.03.2018
  • Published Online 03.03.2018
  • Printed 01.07.2018
  • DOI 10.4328/JCAM.5745
  • Author Bahadır Cıftcı, Mursel Ekıncı, Muhammet Ahmet Karakaya, Emine Uzunoglu, Emine Arzu Kose
  • Identifier J Clin Anal Med 2018;9(4): 353-5
  • Index Page 353-5
  • How to Cite Cıftcı B, Ekıncı M, Karakaya MA, Uzunoglu E, Kose EA. Epidural anesthesia for a patient with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis and wolff-parkinson-white syndrome. J Clin Anal Med 2018;9(4): 353-5
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Neglected monteggia fracture-dislocations in children

Aim: Presently, there are few large-scale studies and no clear consensus on the type of osteotomy or ligamentoplasty to be performed in neglected Monteggia fractures-dislocations cases. The goal of this study was to report the results from neglected Monteggia fractures and dislocations. Material and Method: Thirteen children and adolescents with neglected Monteggia fractures and dislocations were treated between 2009 and…

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  • Recieved 06.02.2018
  • Accepted 04.03.2018
  • Published Online 07.03.2018
  • Printed 01.07.2018
  • DOI 10.4328/JCAM.5754
  • Author Ramazan Atiç, Azad Yıldırım, Şehmus Yiğit, Abdulkadir Aydın
  • Identifier J Clin Anal Med 2018;9(4): 323-8
  • Index Page 323-8
  • How to Cite Atiç R, Yıldırım A, Yiğit Ş, Aydın A. Neglected monteggia fracture-dislocations in children. J Clin Anal Med 2018;9(4): 323-8
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Sedation in pediatric magnetic resonance imaging: a ten-year experience

Aim: We aimed to evaluate anesthesia practice for pediatric magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) according to the age groups and discuss the anesthetic management of the patients. We investigated the hospital sheets of all children who underwent MRI under anesthesia retrospectively. Material and Method: We divided the total of 5720 patients included in the study into two groups as Group S:…

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  • Recieved 08.02.2018
  • Accepted 03.03.2018
  • Published Online 03.03.2018
  • Printed 01.07.2018
  • DOI 10.4328/JCAM.5762
  • Author Yucel Yuce, Kutlu Hakan Erkal
  • Identifier J Clin Anal Med 2018;9(4): 333-6
  • Index Page 333-6
  • How to Cite Yucel Yuce, Kutlu Hakan Erkal. Procedural sedation practice in children undergoing pediatric magnetic resonance imaging: a ten-year experience. J Clin Anal Med 2018;9(4): 333-6
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Comments on early-term elective laparoscopic resection after endoscopic detorsion in cases with sigmoid colonic volvulus

I read the article titled ‘Early-term elective laparoscopic resection after endoscopic detorsion in cases with sigmoid colonic volvulus’ by Gok et al. [1], who reported electively treated 8 cases with sigmoid volvulus (SV). I congratulate the authors for their interesting study, and I want to discuss the criteria for patient determination, waiting period and surgical method in elective surgery in…

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  • Recieved 15.02.2018
  • Accepted 23.02.2018
  • Published Online 26.02.2018
  • Printed 01.07.2018
  • DOI 10.4328/JCAM.5768
  • Author Sabri Selcuk Atamanalp
  • Identifier 10.4328/JCAM.5768
  • How to Cite Sabri Selcuk Atamanalp. Comments on early-term elective laparoscopic resection after endoscopic detorsion in cases with sigmoid colonic volvulus. 2018, DOI:10.4328/JCAM.5768
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Effect of sugammadex and neostigmine on tracheal muscle: In vitro study

Aim: There are limited numbers of in vitro organ studies both neostigmine and, sugammadex. Up to date, we can reach no study in the literature comparing advantages and disadvantages of two agents in vitro. The study, we aimed to compare and demonstrate in vitro effects of neostigmine and sugammadex in rat trachea with basal and supramaximal tonus. Material and Method:…

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  • Recieved 17.03.2018
  • Accepted 27.03.2018
  • Published Online 27.03.2018
  • Printed 01.07.2018
  • DOI 10.4328/JCAM.5823
  • Author Varlik K. Erel, Ali Onur Erdem
  • Identifier J Clin Anal Med 2018;9(4): 342-5
  • Index Page 342-5
  • How to Cite Erel VK, Erdem AO. Effect of sugammadex and neostigmine on tracheal muscle: In vitro study. J Clin Anal Med 2018;9(4): 342-5
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Incidences of irritable bowel syndrome and its subtypes in patients with polycystic ovary syndrome

Aim: We aimed to compare the prevalence of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) and its subtypes in patients with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) and healthy women. Material and Method: Fifty-four patients who referred to Endocrinology, Gynecology, and Internal Medicine outpatient clinics of %u2026 University, Medical Faculty, and 53 healthy women were enrolled this study between September 2015 and March 2016. The…

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  • Recieved 06.02.2018
  • Accepted 23.02.2018
  • Published Online 25.02.2018
  • Printed 01.07.2018
  • DOI 10.4328/JCAM.5755
  • Author Huseyin Dursun, Hacer Uyanikoglu, Ahmet Uyanikoglu, Tevfik Sabuncu
  • Identifier J Clin Anal Med 2018;9(4): 329-32
  • Index Page 329-32
  • How to Cite Huseyin Dursun, Hacer Uyanikoglu, Ahmet Uyanikoglu, Tevfik Sabuncu. Incidences of irritable bowel syndrome and its subtypes in patients with polycystic ovary syndrome. J Clin Anal Med 2018;9(4): 329-32
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Biventricular thrombi and pulmonary embolism in a young woman with peripartum cardiomyopathy

Postpartum cardiomyopathy (PPCM) is a rare form of left ventricular (LV) systolic dysfunction of unknown etiology that occurs in previously healthy women in the final month of pregnancy or postpartum. It is characterized by LV systolic dysfunction and congestive heart failure and is associated with thromboembolic events and LV thrombus. Here we presented a postpartum cardiomyopathy patient with biventricular thrombosis…

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  • Recieved 02.02.2018
  • Accepted 23.02.2018
  • Published Online 25.02.2018
  • Printed 01.07.2018
  • DOI 10.4328/JCAM.5749
  • Author Hakan Gunes
  • Identifier J Clin Anal Med 2018;9(4): 356-8
  • Index Page 356-8
  • How to Cite Hakan GUNES, Murat Kerkutluoglu. Biventricular thrombi and pulmonary embolism in a young woman with peripartum cardiomyopathy. J Clin Anal Med 2018;9(4): 356-8
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Gastric adenomyoma determined incidentally during sleeve gastrectomy: A case report

Gastric adenomyoma is a rare benign tumor, characterized by gland-like structures embedded within a smooth muscle stroma. We report the case of a 26-year-old woman with a body mass index (BMI) of 51 kg/m2 who was not having any metabolic diseases was prepared for obesity surgery. No pathologies were detected in the abdominal ultrasound or upper gastrointestinal system endoscopy taken…

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  • Recieved 29.01.2018
  • Accepted 23.02.2018
  • Published Online 25.02.2018
  • Printed 01.07.2018
  • DOI 10.4328/JCAM.5740
  • Author Recep Bedir, Rukiye Yilmaz, Suleyman Kalcan, Oguzhan Ozdemir
  • Identifier J Clin Anal Med 2018;9(4): 350-2
  • Index Page 350-2
  • How to Cite Recep Bedir, Rukiye Yilmaz, Suleyman Kalcan, Oguzhan Ozdemir. Gastric adenomyoma determined incidentally during sleeve gastrectomy: A case report. J Clin Anal Med 2018;9(4): 350-2
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Retrospective evaluation of poisonings in a pediatric intensive care unit: 4 years of experience

Aim: We defined clinical characteristics of patients admitted to the pediatric intensive care unit (PICU) with a diagnosis of poisoning. Material and Method: The study was designed as a retrospective, uni-center, cross-sectional study. All patients who were admitted to the PICU for poisoning by a chemical substance between December 2012 and June 2017 were included in the study. We recorded…

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  • Recieved 04.01.2018
  • Accepted 14.02.2018
  • Published Online 16.02.2018
  • Printed 01.07.2018
  • DOI 10.4328/JCAM.5660
  • Author Ayse Betul Ergul, Yasemin Altuner Torun
  • Identifier J Clin Anal Med 2018;9(4): 278-83
  • Index Page 278-83
  • How to Cite A Ayse Betul Ergul, Yasemin Altuner Torun. Retrospective evaluation of poisonings in a pediatric intensive care unit: 4 years of experience. J Clin Anal Med 2018;9(4): 278-83
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Anti-inflammatory efficiency of erythropoietin in sciatic nerve damage

Aim: Peripheral nerve injuries are the major health problem in the world. Several neurotrophic agents have been evaluated for their efficacy in nerve injury. We aimed to compare the effects of erythropoietin (EPO), known to have neuroprotective, neuroregenerative and anti-inflammatory properties like gabapentin, on the sciatic nerve in experimental crush injury to the sciatic nerve in rats. Material and Method:…

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  • Recieved 10.01.2018
  • Accepted 31.01.2018
  • Published Online 02.02.2018
  • Printed 01.07.2018
  • DOI 10.4328/JCAM.5673
  • Author Hasan Emre Aydin, Ismail Kaya, Hulya Ozen, Ceren Kizmazoglu, Inan Uzunoglu
  • Identifier J Clin Anal Med 2018;9(4): 287-91
  • Index Page 287-91
  • How to Cite Hasan Emre, Aydin, Ismail Kaya, Hulya Ozen, Ceren Kizmazoglu, Inan Uzunoglu. Anti-inflammatory efficiency of erythropoietin in sciatic nerve damage. J Clin Anal Med 2018;9(4): 287-91
  • Running Title The effects of EPO on sciatic nerve
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Urine iodine deficiency in pregnant women living in Sivas

Aim: The study aimed to assess the iodine status and maternal thyroid function in the pregnant women in Sivas that is a city in central Turkey. Material and Method: One hundred-ninety-three pregnant women in their second trimester who attended the hospital for routine antenatal care were included this study. Morning spot urine samples were collected in deiodized test tubes from…

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  • Recieved 06.12.2017
  • Accepted 25.01.2018
  • Published Online 25.01.2018
  • Printed 01.07.2018
  • DOI 10.4328/JCAM.5579
  • Author Halef Okan Dogan, Ozgur Karakaya, Kubra Dogan, Savaş Karakus, Seyma Nur Yildiz
  • Identifier J Clin Anal Med 2018;9(4): 269-72
  • Index Page 269-72
  • How to Cite Halef Okan Dogan, Ozgur Karakaya, Kubra Dogan, Savaş Karakus, Seyma Nur Yildiz. Urine iodine deficiency in pregnant women living in Sivas. J Clin Anal Med 2018;9(4): 269-72
  • Running Title Urinary iodine status in Sivas
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Effect of PPAR-y agonists on macrophage activation in type2 diabetes mellitus

Aim: Recently, it has been proposed that inflammation triggered by macrophages as the pathogenic mechanism linked to the development of obesity-related insulin resistance.?Peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor-%u03B3 (PPAR-%u03B3) agonists which increase the insulin receptor sensitivity, might improve glycemic control by enhancing insulin sensitivity and ameliorate the impaired lipid profile. In this study, we assessed the effect of rosiglitazone (PPAR-%u03B3 agonist) on the…

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  • Recieved 19.12.2107
  • Accepted 19.01.2018
  • Published Online 25.01.2018
  • Printed 01.07.2018
  • DOI 10.4328/JCAM.5622
  • Author Bülent Sözmen, Emel Yiğit Karakaş, Füsun Topçugil, Nazif Altıner, Eser Y Sözmen
  • Identifier J Clin Anal Med 2018;9(4): 273-7
  • Index Page 273-7
  • How to Cite Bülent Sözmen, Emel Yiğit Karakaş, Füsun Topçugil, Nazif Altıner, Eser Y. Sözmen . Effect of PPAR-y agonists on macrophage activation in type2 diabetes mellitus. J Clin Anal Med 2018;9(4): 273-7
  • Running Title Effect of (PPAR-γ) agonists on macrophage activation
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Investigation of sella turcica morphometry in empty sella syndrome

Aim: Sella turcica is a saddle-like depression on the middle cranial fossa and on the upper surface of the sphenoid bone. It is a bone structure closely related to the pituitary gland and have anatomical and clinical importance. Empty sella syndrome is large or deformed radiologic image of sella turcica which has been partially or completely filled with cerebrospinal fluid.…

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  • Recieved 12.01.2018
  • Accepted 20.01.2018
  • Published Online 25.01.2018
  • Printed 01.07.2018
  • DOI 10.4328/JCAM.5566
  • Author Ozan Turamanlar, Çiğdem Özer Gökaslan, Mehmet Gazi Boyacı, Erdal Horata, Merve Soysal, Ayşe Demirci, Mehmet Yasir Deniz
  • Identifier J Clin Anal Med 2018;9(4): 265-8
  • Index Page 265-8
  • How to Cite Ozan Turamanlar, Çiğdem Özer Gökaslan, Mehmet Gazi Boyacı, Erdal Horata, Merve Soysal, Ayşe Demirci, Mehmet Yasir Deniz . Investigation of sella turcica morphometry in empty sella syndrome. J Clin Anal Med 2018;9(4): 265-8
  • Running Title Empty sella turcica morphometry
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