Original Article March 2018

Aortic stiffness index and diurnal variability (dipper/non-dipper) in hypertensive patients

Aim: Aortic stiffness is an independent predictor of primary coronary events in hypertensive patients. In this study, we aimed to evaluate how aortic elasticity parameters [aortic distensibility (AD), aortic stiffness index (ASI), aortic strain (AS)] is affected by the diurnal rhythm of the blood pressure in hypertensive and normotensive individuals without a known cardiovascular disease. Material and Method: In this…

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  • Recieved 30.11.2017
  • Accepted 05.01.2018
  • Published Online 07.01.2018
  • Printed 01.03.2018
  • DOI 10.4328/JCAM.5547
  • Author Turgay Aslan, Özge Kurmuş, Cemal Köseoğlu, Ahmet Göktuğ Ertem, Mehmet Erdoğan, Tolga Han Efe, Mehmet Bilge
  • Identifier J Clin Anal Med. 2018;9(2):128-132
  • Index Page 128-132
  • How to Cite Turgay Aslan, Özge Kurmuş, Cemal Köseoğlu, Ahmet Göktuğ Ertem, Mehmet Erdoğan, Tolga Han Efe, Mehmet Bilge. Aortic stiffness index and diurnal variability (dipper/non-dipper) in hypertensive patients. J Clin Anal Med. 2018;9(2):128-132
  • Running Title Aortic stiffness and hypertension
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Intraoperative ultrasound use in intracranial lesion surgery: An initial institution experience?

Aim: Intraoperative ultrasound imaging is used in brain tumor surgery to identify tumor remnants. In this study, we aimed to evaluate the resection successof the brain lesions in different nature using ultrasonography (USG) and to analyze the effects of USG. Material and Method: USG assisted surgical resectionwas performed in 23 patients who had a preliminary diagnosis of brain tumors in…

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  • Recieved 09.11.2017
  • Accepted 06.01.2018
  • Published Online 07.01.2018
  • Printed 01.03.2018
  • DOI 10.4328/JCAM.5498
  • Author Hasan Emre Aydın, İsmail Kaya, Nevin Aydın, Ceren Kızmazoğlu, Orhan Kalemci, Tayfun Aydın
  • Identifier J Clin Anal Med. 2018;9(2):121-124
  • Index Page 121-124
  • How to Cite Hasan Emre Aydın, İsmail Kaya, Nevin Aydın, Ceren Kızmazoğlu, Orhan Kalemci, Tayfun Aydın. Intraoperative ultrasound use in intracranial lesion surgery: An initial institution experience. J Clin Anal Med. 2018;9(2):121-124
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Efficacy of splint treatment or splint plus gabapentin treatment in idiopathic carpal tunnel syndrome

Aim: The aim of the present study was to evaluate the efficiency of gabapentin treatment combined with splint application in idiopathic carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) and to determine clinically and electroneurophysiologically if the combined treatment is

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  • Recieved 07.11.2017
  • Accepted 05.01.2018
  • Published Online 06.01.2018
  • Printed 01.03.2018
  • DOI 10.4328/JCAM.5483
  • Author Ozlem Mehmetoglu, Funda Tascioglu, Fulya Bakilan, Onur Armagan
  • Identifier J Clin Anal Med. 2018;9(2):116-120
  • Index Page 116-120
  • How to Cite Ozlem Mehmetoglu, Funda Tascioglu, Fulya Bakilan, Onur Armagan. Efficacy of splint treatment or splint plus gabapentin treatment in idiopathic carpal tunnel syndrome. J Clin Anal Med. 2018;9(2):116-120
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A single-center, cross-sectional prevalence of stress, anxiety, and depression in patients prior to elective coronary angiography

Aim: Coronary angiography is one of the definitive diagnostic tests for evaluating coronary artery disease. Patients undergoing this test suffer from psychological strains as well as life-threatening complications that cause many problems for patients. The aim of this study was to evaluate the level of stress, anxiety, and depression of patients prior to elective coronary angiography. Material and Method: This…

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  • Recieved 12.12.2017
  • Accepted 28.12.2017
  • Published Online 05.01.2018
  • Printed 01.03.2018
  • DOI 10.4328/JCAM.5616
  • Author Majid Najafi
  • Identifier J Clin Anal Med. 2018;9(2):143-146
  • Index Page 143-146
  • How to Cite Majid Najafi. A single-center, cross-sectional prevalence of stress, anxiety, and depression in patients prior to elective coronary angiography. J Clin Anal Med. 2018;9(2):143-146
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Why vaccination frequency is low in elderly patients?

Aim: The aim of the study is to investigate the frequency of vaccination in elderly outpatients, the reasons for not vaccinated despite vaccination recommendations and the related factors. Material and Method: The prospective study has done between June 2013- March 2015 and included patients who applied to outpatient clinic for the first time, regularly attending to the controls and having…

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  • Recieved 11.12.2017
  • Accepted 29.12.2017
  • Published Online 05.01.2018
  • Printed 01.03.2018
  • DOI 10.4328/JCAM.5611
  • Author Mehmet Yuruyen, Gizem Ayan, Filiz Demirdağ, Zehra Kara, Suna Avcı, Hakan Yavuzer, Alper Döventaş, Deniz Suna Erdinçler
  • Identifier J Clin Anal Med. 2018;9(2):138-142
  • Index Page 138-142
  • How to Cite Mehmet Yuruyen, Gizem Ayan, Filiz Demirdağ, Zehra Kara, Suna Avcı, Hakan Yavuzer, Alper Döventaş, Deniz Suna Erdinçler. Why vaccination frequency is low in elderly patients?. J Clin Anal Med. 2018;9(2):138-142
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PTEN, PAX2 and PINCH protein expression in normal endometrium, endometrial hyperplasia, and endometrioid adenocarcinomas

Aim: The purpose of this study was to investigate the role of PTEN, PAX2 and PINCH protein expressions in endometrial carcinogenesis. Material and Method: In this study 27 proliferative endometrium, 24 complex atypical hyperplasia, 10 complex hyperplasia without atypia, 30 simple hyperplasia without atypia, and 89 endometrioid type endometrial adenocarcinoma cases were enrolled. PTEN, PAX2 and PINCH antibodies were applied…

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  • Recieved 09.12.2017
  • Accepted 01.01.2018
  • Published Online 05.01.2018
  • Printed 01.03.2018
  • DOI 10.4328/JCAM.5606
  • Author Esra Karakuş, Özlem Erdem, Çağatay Taşkıran, Anıl Onan, Resul Karakuş
  • Identifier J Clin Anal Med. 2018;9(2):133-137
  • Index Page 133-137
  • How to Cite Esra Karakuş, Özlem Erdem, Çağatay Taşkıran, Anıl Onan, Resul Karakuş. PTEN, PAX2 and PINCH protein expression in normal endometrium, endometrial hyperplasia, and endometrioid adenocarcinomas. J Clin Anal Med. 2018;9(2):133-137
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Variations of coronary arteries in cadavers referred to Tehran forensic medicine organization

Aim: Coronary artery disease is the most common cause of death worldwide and is a major cause of hospitalization. The aim of this study was to determine variations in the coronary arteries for use in diagnosis and treatment. Material and Method: In this observational study, we evaluated the data on 1,001 cadavers referred to the Tehran Legal Medicine Organization during…

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  • Recieved 10.11.2018
  • Accepted 27.12.2017
  • Published Online 05.01.2018
  • Printed 01.03.2018
  • DOI 10.4328/JCAM.5502
  • Author Fares Najari, Zahra Sheikhveisi, Ideh Baradaran Kayal
  • Identifier J Clin Anal Med. 2018;9(2):125-127
  • Index Page 125-127
  • How to Cite Fares Najari, Zahra Sheikhveisi, Ideh Baradaran Kayal. Variations of coronary arteries in cadavers referred to Tehran forensic medicine organization. J Clin Anal Med. 2018;9(2):125-127
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Post-traumatic stress disorder following childbirth: a study of prevalence and related factors in Iranian women

Aim: Women who experience severe distress during the process of childbirth might develop Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) with feeling the danger of death or severe trauma for the mother or the infant. Considering the changes in the diagnostic criteria of traumatic birth from the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, fourth edition (DSM-IV) to DSM-V and the adverse consequences…

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  • Recieved 02.11.2017
  • Accepted 06.01.2018
  • Published Online 06.01.2018
  • Printed 01.03.2018
  • DOI 10.4328/JCAM.5464
  • Author Fatemeh Mokhtari, Roghaiyeh Nourizadeh, Fatemeh Ranjbar, Sevil Hakimi, Saeid Mousavi
  • Identifier J Clin Anal Med. 2018;9(2):111-115
  • Index Page 111-115
  • How to Cite Fatemeh Mokhtari, Roghaiyeh Nourizadeh, Fatemeh Ranjbar, Sevil Hakimi, Saeid Mousavi. Post-traumatic stress disorder following childbirth: a study of prevalence and related factors in iranian women. J Clin Anal Med. 2018;9(2):111-115
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Evaluation of maternal and fetal outcomes of adolescent pregnancy in Hakkari province

Aim: In this study, we aimed to compare and discuss maternal and fetal problems in adolescent and non-adolescent pregnancies encountered in the Hakkari State Hospital. Material and Method: We retrospectively evaluated 15-19 years old (55 patients) and 20-25 years old (55 patients) patients who gave birth between June 2016 and June 2017 in Hakkari State Hospital Obstetrics and Gynecology Clinic.…

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  • Recieved 08.11.2017
  • Accepted 19.12.2017
  • Published Online 30.12.2017
  • Printed 01.03.2018
  • DOI 10.4328/JCAM.5458
  • Author Onur Karaaslan
  • Identifier J Clin Anal Med. 2018;9(2):107-110
  • Index Page 107-110
  • How to Cite Onur Karaaslan. Evaluation of maternal and fetal outcomes of adolescent pregnancy in Hakkari province. J Clin Anal Med. 2018;9(2):107-110
  • Running Title Adolescant pregnancy in Hakkâri
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Analysis of cancer cases from Dicle University Hospital; ten years experience

Aim: Cancer is the most common mortality and morbidity reason in the world. In Turkey cancer prevalence is high, and the treatment is expensive. The most important step in preventing and treating cancer is an early diagnosis. We aimed to contribute to the literature by specifying the common cancer types and etiological factors present in Diyarbakir region. Material and Method:…

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  • Recieved 24.10.2017
  • Accepted 06.01.2018
  • Published Online 06.01.2018
  • Printed 01.03.2018
  • DOI 10.4328/JCAM.5450
  • Author Necmi Arslan, Ahmet Yilmaz, Ugur Firat, Mehmet Halis Tanriverdi
  • Identifier J Clin Anal Med. 2018;9(2):102-106
  • Index Page 102-106
  • How to Cite Necmi Arslan, Ahmet Yilmaz, Ugur Firat, Mehmet Halis Tanriverdi. Analysis of cancer cases from Dicle University Hospital; ten years experience. J Clin Anal Med. 2018;9(2):102-106
  • Running Title Analysis of cancer cases
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Sleep quality in elderly individuals and related factors

Aim:The aim of the present study is to evaluate sleep quality in the elderly living in Kirsehir city center and to identify related factors. Material and Method: Subjects of this descriptive study included elderly individuals registered in family health centers in Kirsehir city center. The sample included 700 elderly individuals selected using stratified sampling method. Data were collected via face-to-face…

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  • Recieved 25.08.2017 Accepted: Published Online:
  • Accepted 02.01.2018
  • Published Online 04.01.2018
  • Printed 01.03.2018
  • DOI 10.4328/JCAM.5317
  • Author Gokce Demir, Betul Ozen, Handan Zincir, Deniz Bulucu Boyuksoy
  • Identifier J Clin Anal Med. 2018;9(2):97-101
  • Index Page 97-101
  • How to Cite Gokce Demir, Betul Ozen, Handan Zincir, Deniz Bulucu Boyuksoy . Sleep quality in elderly individuals and related factors. J Clin Anal Med. 2018;9(2):97-101
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The outcomes of acetabular fractures treated surgically and factors affecting the result

Aim: The aim of this study was to evaluate the radiological and clinical outcomes of surgically treated acetabular fractures. Material and Method: A total of 30 patients with acetabular fracture who had presented to the Orthopedics and Traumatology Department of Yuzuncu Yil University Medical Faculty between January 2009 and December 2013 and undergoing surgery were included in the study. The…

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  • Recieved 03.06.2017
  • Accepted 21.12.2017
  • Published Online 30.12.2017
  • Printed 01.03.2018
  • DOI 10.4328/JCAM.5124
  • Author Necip Güven, Mehmet Ata Gökalp, Seyyid Şerif Ünsal, Tülin Türközü, Savaş Güner
  • Identifier J Clin Anal Med. 2018;9(2):93-96
  • Index Page 93-96
  • How to Cite Necip Güven, Mehmet Ata Gökalp, Seyyid Şerif Ünsal, Tülin Türközü, Savaş Güner. The outcomes of acetabular fractures treated surgically and factors affecting the result. J Clin Anal Med. 2018;9(2):93-96
  • Running Title The results of acetabular fractures
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