Original Article July 2019

Conversion rate of prediabetes to diabetes in long-term followed patients

Aim: We aimed to determine the transition rate of the prediabetic state to Type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) in the subjects for whom pharmaceutical intervention therapy was used. Method and Material: In this context, we analyzed the records of 39 prediabetic subjects who we had followed-up at approximately 3-month intervals for a mean duration of 8.77 years. The primary pharmaceutical…

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  • Recieved 19.03.2018
  • Accepted 10.04.2018
  • Published Online 18.03.2019
  • Printed 01.07.2019
  • DOI 10.4328/ACAM.5830
  • Author Salih Eker
  • Identifier DOI:10.4328/ACAM.5830
  • Index Page 421-425
  • How to Cite Salih Eker. Conversion rate of prediabetes to diabetes in long-term followed patients. Ann Clin Anal Med 2019;10(4): 421-5
  • Running Title Conversion rate of prediabetes
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CHA2DS2-VASc score is a predictor of angiographic high thrombus burden in patients with ST-Segment elevation myocardial infarction

Aim: High thrombus burden is an important indicator of complications that may occur in STEMI patients undergoing percutaneous coronary intervention. The CHA2DS2-VASc score is known as the score which is closely related to thrombosis. In this study, we aimed to investigate the association between CHA2DS2-VASc score and angiographic thrombus burden in patients with STEMI who underwent pPCI. Material and Method:…

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  • Recieved 08.06.2018
  • Accepted 21.07.2018
  • Published Online 29.07.2018
  • Printed 01.07.2019
  • DOI 10.4328/ACAM.5927
  • Author Adil Bayramoğlu, Osman Bektaş
  • Identifier DOI: 10.4328/ACAM.5927
  • Index Page 426-430
  • How to Cite Adil Bayramoğlu, Osman Bektaş. CHA2DS2-VASc score is a predictor of angiographic high thrombus burden in patients with ST-Segment elevation myocardial infarction. Ann Clin Anal Med 2019;10(4): 426-30
  • Running Title CHA2DS2-VASc score and high thrombus burden
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Assessment of thyroid functions in patients with opioid use disorder

Aim: In recent years, there has been an increase in substance use prevalence. Endocrine and metabolic changes are known in substance use disorders. There are limited studies evaluating opioid effects on thyroid hormones. Studies about effects of addictive substances on the body indicate that opioid use affects thyroid functions via the hypothalamic-hypophyseal axis. In this study, we aimed to compare…

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  • Recieved 06.03.2019
  • Accepted 16.03.2019
  • Published Online 18.03.2019
  • Printed 01.07.2019
  • DOI 10.4328/ACAM.6223
  • Author Gülçin Elboğa, Lütfiye Şimşek, Muhammet Sancaktar, Şengül Şahin, Abdurrahman Altındağ
  • Identifier DOI: 10.4328/ACAM.6223
  • Index Page 449-452
  • How to Cite Elboğa G, Şimşek L, Sancaktar M, Şahin Ş, Altındağ A. Assessment of thyroid functions in patients with opioid use disorder. Ann Clin Anal Med 2019;10(4):449-52
  • Running Title Thyroid functions in opioid use disorder
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Determination of cut-off values and sensitivities of tests for the diagnosis of subclinical cushing’s syndrome in functional investigation of adrenal incidentalomas

Aim: The aim of our study was to determine the sensitivities of tests used in the diagnosis of subclinical Cushing’s syndrome (SCS) in patients with adrenal incidentalomas using clinical findings and other biochemical parameters. Material and Method: One hundred and twenty-nine patients with adrenal incidentalomas who were followed up by our endocrinology clinic were included in the study. Patients were…

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  • Recieved 06.08.2018
  • Accepted 18.10.2018
  • Published Online 01.11.2018
  • Printed 01.07.2019
  • DOI 10.4328/ACAM.5988
  • Author Abdurrahim Yıldırım, Feyzi Gokosmanoglu, Attila Onmez
  • Identifier DOI: 10.4328/ACAM.5988
  • Index Page 417-420
  • How to Cite Yıldırım A, Gokosmanoglu F, Onmez A. Determination of cut-off values and sensitivities of tests for the diagnosis of subclinical cushing’s syndrome in functional investigation of adrenal incidentalomas. Ann Clin Anal Med 2019;10(4):417-20
  • Running Title Tests for cushing in adrenal incidentalomas
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A survey of current practice of difficult airway management and equipment in pediatric anesthesia

Aim: Airway management is one of the key areas of pediatric anesthesia practice. In this study, we aimed to investigate the availability of equipment for difficult airways in pediatric anesthesia and to increase the awareness on the subject among anesthesiologists. Material and Method: The survey was carried out using the forms.google.com. Our questionnaire was forwarded to the members on the…

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  • Recieved 14.01.2019
  • Accepted 04.02.2019
  • Published Online 11.02.2019
  • Printed 01.07.2019
  • DOI 10.4328/ACAM.6160
  • Author Derya Karasu, Canan Yilmaz, Seyda E. Ozgunay, Umran Karaca
  • Identifier DOI: 10.4328/ACAM.6160
  • Index Page 445-448
  • How to Cite Karasu D, Yilmaz C, Ozgunay SE, Karaca U. A survey of current practice of difficult airway management and equipment in pediatric anesthesia. Ann Clin Anal Med 2019;10(4):445-8
  • Running Title Difficult airway in pediatric anesthesia
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Posterior segment eye diseases: prevalence, pattern, and attribution to visual impairment among adult saudi population

Aim: In this study, we aimed to investigate the prevalence and pattern of posterior segment eye disease (PSEDs) and their attribution to visual impairment (VI) in Saudi adults of Arar city, Saudi Arabia. Material and Method: Prevalence and pattern of PSEDs were studied through ophthalmological evaluation including B-scan ultrasonography on 956 participants from Arar city. Results: The prevalence of PSEDs…

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  • Recieved 17.11.2018
  • Accepted 10.12.2018
  • Published Online 14.12.2018
  • Printed 01.07.2019
  • DOI 10.4328/ACAM.6089
  • Author Ekramy Elmorsy, Mujeeb Ur Rehman Parrey
  • Identifier DOI: 10.4328/ACAM.6089
  • Index Page 505-509
  • How to Cite Elmorsy E, Rehman Parrey MU. Posterior segment eye diseases: prevalence, pattern, and attribution to visual impairment among adult saudi population. Ann Clin Anal Med 2019;10(4):505-9
  • Running Title Posterior segment eyed diseases in Saudi adults
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A case-control study addressing the association between elevated body mass index and risk of multiple sclerosis

Aim: Obesity is an important risk factor of multiple sclerosis particularly in younger age. Many studies reported an association between elevated body mass index (BMI) and development of MS especially in teenagers and adolescents. As obesity is a major health problem in Saudi Arabia, an elevated risk of multiple sclerosis is expected. This study aimed to evaluate the association between…

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  • Recieved 22.10.2018
  • Accepted 05.12.2018
  • Published Online 10.12.2018
  • Printed 01.07.2019
  • DOI 10.4328/ACAM.6060
  • Author Azzam Khalid A Laskar
  • Identifier DOI: 10.4328/ACAM.6060
  • Index Page 501-504
  • How to Cite Laskar AK. A case-control study addressing the association between elevated body mass index and risk of multiple sclerosis. Ann Clin Anal Med 2019;10(4): 501-4
  • Running Title Body mass index and multiple sclerosis
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The neutrophil-lymphocyte ratio and platelet-lymphocyte ratio acute rheumatic fever in children with cardiac involvement

Aim: In this study, we aimed to contribute to a better understanding of ARF pathophysiology by taking advantage of the NLR and PLR indices, which are considered as SIR markers and to evaluate whether these parameters are related to the carditis degree. Material and Method: Patients who applied to the pediatric cardiology clinic between 2013 and 2016 and were provided…

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  • Recieved 09.07.2018
  • Accepted 11.12.2018
  • Published Online 20.12.2018
  • Printed 01.07.2019
  • DOI 10.4328/ACAM.5960
  • Author Hatice Buyukoflaz, Derya Arslan
  • Identifier DOI: 10.4328/ACAM.5960
  • Index Page 441-444
  • How to Cite Buyukoflaz H, Arslan D. The neutrophil-lymphocyte ratio and platelet-lymphocyte ratio acute rheumatic fever in children with cardiac involvement. Ann Clin Anal Med 2019;10(4): 441-4
  • Running Title A new index in acute rheumatic fever?
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Evaluation of perioperative results of total laparoscopic hysterectomy cases: a tertiary referral center experience

Aim: The aim of this study is to evaluate the patient characteristics, operative indications and postoperative results of total laparoscopic hysterectomy (TLH) cases performed due to benign conditions in our hospital which is a tertiary referral center and to analyze the complications. Material and Method: Our study was conducted retrospectively with 530 patients who had been hospitalized for TLH for…

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  • Recieved 03.08.2018
  • Accepted 05.09.2018
  • Published Online 17.09.2018
  • Printed 01.07.2019
  • DOI 10.4328/ACAM.5987
  • Author Hüseyin Kıyak, Pınar Kadiroğulları, Kerem Doğa Seckin
  • Identifier DOI: 10.4328/ACAM.5987
  • Index Page 475-478
  • How to Cite Kıyak H, Kadiroğulları P, Seckin KD. Evaluation of perioperative results of total laparoscopic hysterectomy cases: a tertiary referral center experience. AnnClinAnalMed2019;10(4):475-8
  • Running Title Total laparoscopic hysterectomy results
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Physical therapy protocol for obese adolescent girls with polycystic ovarian syndrome: a within-subject design

Aim: In this study, we aimed to explore the effect of a suggested physical therapy protocol on the anthropometric parameters and hormonal profile of obese adolescent girls with polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS). Material and Method: Twenty obese adolescent girls with PCOS participated in this study. Their ages ranged from 14 to 18 years and their body mass index (BMI) ranged…

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  • Recieved 22.09.2018
  • Accepted 15.11.2018
  • Published Online 18.11.2018
  • Printed 01.07.2019
  • DOI 10.4328/ACAM.6027
  • Author Haidy N. Ashem, Gehan A. Abdelsamea, Doaa A. Osman, Hamada A. Hamada, Hamada El-Sayed Ayoub, Gaber S. Soliman
  • Identifier DOI: 10.4328/ACAM.6027
  • Index Page 496-500
  • How to Cite Ashem HN, Abdelsamea GA, Osman DA, Hamada HA, Ayoub HES, Soliman GS. Physical therapy protocol for obese adolescent girls with polycystic ovarian syndrome: a within-subject design. Ann Clin Anal Med 2019;10(4): 496-500
  • Running Title Physical therapy protocol for obese adolescent girls with polycystic ovarian syndrome
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Use of the TI-RADS scoring system in the evaluation of thyroid nodules

Aim: Thyroid ultrasonography-guided fine needle aspiration is known to be a cost-effective, safe diagnostic method for evaluating thyroid nodules but it is an invasive procedure. Various sonographic criteria have been proposed to estimate the risk of malignancy in thyroid nodules. TI-RADS (Thyroid Image Reporting and Data System) is one of these scoring systems. In this study, it was aimed to…

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  • Recieved 24.07.2018
  • Accepted 13.09.2018
  • Published Online 17.09.2018
  • Printed 01.07.2019
  • DOI 10.4328/ACAM.5981
  • Author Feyzi Gökosmanoğlu, Erkan Aksoy, Yasemin Kaya
  • Identifier DOI: 10.4328/ACAM.5981
  • Index Page 466-469
  • How to Cite Gökosmanoğlu F, Aksoy E, Kaya Y. Use of the TI-RADS scoring system in the evaluation of thyroid nodules. Ann Clin Anal Med 2019;10(4): 466-9
  • Running Title TI-RADS in the evaluation of thyroid nodules
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Should there be an upper age limit for breast cancer screening?

Aim: Breast cancer screening age is between 40-69 years in women of our country. The purpose of this study is to examine the effect of breast cancer screening on tumor diameter and surgical technique for women at or above the screening age interval. Material and Method: The data of 133 female patients aged 40 and above who underwent surgery due…

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  • Recieved 07.07.2018
  • Accepted 27.09.2018
  • Published Online 02.10.2018
  • Printed 01.07.2019
  • DOI 10.4328/ACAM.5965
  • Author Hamza Cinar, Cagri Akalin, Murat Karakahya
  • Identifier DOI: 10.4328/ACAM.5965
  • Index Page 458-461
  • How to Cite Cinar H, Akalin C, Karakahya M. Should there be an upper age limit for breast cancer screening? Ann Clin Anal Med 2019;10(4): 458-61
  • Running Title Upper age limit for breast cancer screening
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Polyneuropathy disease forecast in the type 2 diabetes mellitus patients using data mining based approach

Aim: The aim of this research was to predict the availability of polyneuropathy disease of the type 2 diabetes mellitus patient through data mining algorithms. Material and Method: The dataset was obtained from the Bilecik Public Hospital and the instance number is 2907. Models were created with two different classification data mining algorithms. The data set includes Gender, Glycated Haemoglobin…

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  • Recieved 08.08.2018
  • Accepted 07.09.2018
  • Published Online 17.09.2018
  • Printed 01.07.2019
  • DOI 10.4328/ACAM.6000
  • Author Nur Kuban Torun, Umman Tuğba Şimşek Gürsoy, Saadet Kader, M. Burak Oztop
  • Identifier DOI: 10.4328/ACAM.6000
  • Index Page 485-490
  • How to Cite Torun NK, Şimşek Gürsoy UT, Kader S, Oztop MB. Polyneuropathy disease forecast in the type 2 diabetes mellitus patients using data mining based approach. Ann Clin Anal Med 2019;10(4): 485-90
  • Running Title Polyneuropathy disease forecast using data mining based approach
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Prognostic importance of plasma heparin binding protein in the diagnosis of acute appendicitis

Aim: In recent years, it has been found that plasma levels of Heparin Binding Protein (HBP) are elevated in systemic inflammatory conditions. In this study, we aimed to demonstrate the diagnostic value of HBP in patients with acute appendicitis (AA). Material and Method: Sixty patients with acute appendicitis and 27 healthy subjects were included in the study. Plasma HBP levels…

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  • Recieved 16.08.2018
  • Accepted 25.09.2018
  • Published Online 26.09.2018
  • Printed 01.07.2019
  • DOI 10.4328/ACAM.6004
  • Author Ayetullah Temiz, Konca Altınkaynak, Yavuz Albayrak, Yılmaz Özdemir, Saime Özbek Şebin, Ceren Şen Tanrıkulu
  • Identifier DOI: 10.4328/ACAM.6004
  • Index Page 491-495
  • How to Cite Temiz A, Altınkaynak K, Albayrak Y, Özdemir Y, Şebin SÖ, Tanrıkulu CŞ. Prognostic importance of plasma heparin binding protein in the diagnosis of acute appendicitis. Ann Clin Anal Med 2019;10(4): 491-5
  • Running Title Heparin binding protein in the diagnosis acute appendicitis
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Vitamin D status and association with disease activity and quality of life in patients with rheumatoid arthritis

Aim: The aim of this study is to determine the vitamin D level in patients with RA (Rheumatoid Arthritis) and association with clinic and laboratory parameters and quality of life. Material and Method: Out of 111 patients with RA and 107 healthy controls who were admitted to Ahi Evran University Training and Research Hospital were included in this study. Patients…

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  • Recieved 15.07.2018
  • Accepted 28.08.2018
  • Published Online 05.09.2018
  • Printed 01.07.2019
  • DOI 10.4328/ACAM.5967
  • Author Senem Şaş, Fatmanur Aybala Koçak, Emine Eda Kurt, Hatice Rana Erdem, Figen Tuncay
  • Identifier DOI: 10.4328/ACAM.5967
  • Index Page 462-465
  • How to Cite Şaş S, Koçak FA, Kurt EE, Erdem HR, Tuncay F. Vitamin D status and association with disease activity and quality of life in patients with rheumatoid arthritis. Ann Clin Anal Med 2019;10(4): 462-5.
  • Running Title Vitamin D in rheumatoid arthritis
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ASTYM versus massage in the treatment of chronic exertional anterior compartment syndrome of the lower leg: a randomized controlled trial

Aim: Chronic exertional anterior compartment syndrome (ant-CECS) is a major cause of lower leg pain. Surgical fasciotomy is still the main treatment given with high success rate. Thorough physical therapy attempts as a non-operative treatment depends on manual therapy, modalities, and proper orthotic wear. Hence, there is a paucity of literature that compares the effects of two manual techniques on…

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  • Recieved 04.08.2018
  • Accepted 02.09.2018
  • Published Online 05.09.2018
  • Printed 01.07.2019
  • DOI 10.4328/ACAM.5986
  • Author Ibrahim Mohammed Ragab, Olfat Ibrahim Ali, Hamada Ahmed Hamada, Rafik Radwan, Dalia Mosaad
  • Identifier DOI: 10.4328/ACAM.5986
  • Index Page 470-474
  • How to Cite Ragab IM, Ali OI, Hamada HA, Radwan R, Mosaad D. ASTYM versus massage in the treatment of chronic exertional anterior compartment syndrome of the lower leg: a randomized controlled trial. Ann Clin Anal Med 2019;10(4): 470-4
  • Running Title STYM versus massage in the treatment of chronic exertional anterior compartment syndrome
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Relationship between glomerular filtration rate with uric acid and neutrophil to lymphocyte ratioin diabetic patients

Aim: In this study we aimed to investigate the relationship between uric acid (UA) and neutrophil-lymphocyte ratio (NLO) with glomerular filtration rate (GFR) in diabetic patients. Material and Method: 355 diabetic patients were included in this study. Patients with gout, liver fatigue, coronary artery disease, heart failure, cancer disease, polycythemia, hypothyroidism, sarcoidosis, obesity, rheumatic diseases and active infection were excluded…

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  • Recieved 27.06.2018
  • Accepted 17.08.2018
  • Published Online 27.08.2018
  • Printed 01.07.2019
  • DOI 10.4328/ACAM.5953
  • Author Yasemin Kaya, Ahmet Karataş, İlhan İrende
  • Identifier DOI: 10.4328/ACAM.5953
  • Index Page 436-440
  • How to Cite Kaya Y, Karataş A, İrende İ. Relationship between glomerular filtration rate with uric acid and neutrophil to lymphocyte ratioin diabetic patients. Ann Clin Anal Med 2019;10(4):436-40
  • Running Title Glomerular filtration rate with uric acid and neutrophil to lymphocyte ratio in diabetic patients
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Comparison of the intraocular pressure measurements with the tono-pen and the goldman applanation tonometer and the effect of central corneal thickness on measurements

Aim: Incorrect values of applanation tonometers according to varying corneal thickness were investigated many times. In this study, we aimed to compare intraocular pressure (IOP) measurements of the Tono-Pen and Goldman applanation tonometer (GAT) in eyes with normal corneas of various thicknesses. Material and Method: IOP was measured with Tono-Pen and GAT respectively in 255 patients’ eyes with normal corneas.…

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  • Recieved 04.08.2018
  • Accepted 14.09.2018
  • Published Online 17.09.2018
  • Printed 01.07.2019
  • DOI 10.4328/ACAM.5996
  • Author Mehmet Serdar Dervişoğulları, Cengiz Akarsu, Ahmet Ergin
  • Identifier DOI: 10.4328/ACAM.5996
  • Index Page 479-484
  • How to Cite Dervişoğulları MS, Akarsu C, Ergin A. Comparison of the intraocular pressure measurements with the tono-pen and the goldman applanation tonometer and the effect of central corneal thickness on measurements. Ann Clin Anal Med 2019;10(4): 479-84
  • Running Title IOP with tonopen and goldman tonometers
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Comparison of the effects of levetiracetam and valproic acid on neural tube defect formation in the chick embryo: an experimental study

Aim: The aim of this study is to compare the dosage-related effects of levetiracetam and valproic acid on neural tube defect formation in chick embryos, when applied as monotherapy and in combination. Material and Method: A total of 360 fertilized pathogens-free white-Leghorn eggs were used in the study. The eggs were allowed to incubate for 72 hours. Total of six…

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  • Recieved 07.07.2018
  • Accepted 08.08.2018
  • Published Online 05.09.2018
  • Printed 01.07.2019
  • DOI 10.4328/ACAM.5964
  • Author Ziya Asan, Mediha Eser, Taner Tanrıverdı, Cihan Isler, Faruk Alkan, Pamir Erdıncler
  • Identifier DOI: 10.4328/ACAM.5964
  • Index Page 453-457
  • How to Cite Asan Z, Eser M, Tanrıverdı T, Isler C, Alkan F, Erdıncler P. Comparison of the effects of levetiracetam and valproic acid on neural tube defect formation in the chick embryo: an experimental study. Ann Clin Anal Med 2019;10(4): 453-7
  • Running Title Neural tube defect effects of levetiracetam and valproic acid
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Prognosis of the decompressive craniectomy for stroke according to preoperative computed tomography

Aim: The aim of this study was to investigate the preoperative clinic and radiologic signs which affect the prognosis after decompressive craniectomy for stroke. Material and Method: We retrospectively analyzed the demographic and radiological images of patients who underwent decompressive craniectomy for internal carotid artery (ICA) and middle cerebral artery (MCA) strokes. Seventeen patients analyzed retrospectively between January 2012 and…

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  • Recieved 27.06.2018
  • Accepted 25.07.2018
  • Published Online 29.07.2018
  • Printed 29.07.2018
  • DOI DOI: 10.4328/ACAM.5951
  • Author Gonul Guvenc, Ceren Kızmazoglu, Inan Uzunoglu
  • Identifier DOI: 10.4328/ACAM.5951
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  • How to Cite Guvenc G, Kızmazoglu C, Uzunoglu I. Prognosis of the decompressive craniectomy for stroke according to preoperative computed tomography. Ann Clin Anal Med 2019;10(4): 431-5
  • Running Title Decompressive craniectomy for stroke
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