Original Article November 2019

The role of monoamine oxidases in diabetic nephropathy rat model

Aim: Diabetic nephropathy (DN) is a serious complication that can lead to renal failure in many diabetic patients. Although there are multiple mechanisms related to the pathogenesis of the disease, reactive oxygen species (ROS) play an important role in its etiology. It has been suggested that monoamine oxidases (MAOs) as an intracellularly important ROS source may cause nephropathy by contributing…

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  • Recieved 17.12.2018
  • Accepted 21.01.2019
  • Published Online 21.01.2019
  • Printed 01.11.2019
  • DOI 10.4328/ACAM.6126
  • Author Ezel Taşdemir, Abdurrahman Şermet
  • Identifier DOI: 10.4328/ACAM.6126
  • Index Page 736-41
  • How to Cite Ezel Taşdemir, Abdurrahman Şermet. The role of monoamine oxidases in diabetic nephropathy rat model. Ann Clin Anal Med 2019;10(6): 736-41
  • Running Title Diabetic nephropathy model
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Probiotic use in acute viral gastroenteritis: Is it really effective?

Aim: Acute diarrhea in childhood is the second most common cause of high morbidity and mortality and occurs mostly due to viral agents. The aim of this study is to determine the effect of probiotics on the severity and duration of the complaints of children aged between 2 and 5 years who were treated in our clinic with the diagnosis…

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  • Recieved 07.12.2018
  • Accepted 02.01.2019
  • Published Online 02.01.2019
  • Printed 01.11.2019
  • DOI 10.4328/ACAM.6110
  • Author Çiğdem El, Mehmet Emin Çelikkaya
  • Identifier DOI: 10.4328/ACAM.6110
  • Index Page 698-701
  • How to Cite Çiğdem El, Mehmet Emin Çelikkaya. Probiotic use in acute viral gastroenteritis: Is it really effective? Ann Clin Anal Med 2019;10(6): 698-701
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Preoperative visits versus midazolam premedication during spinal anesthesia for TURP

Aim: Patients undergoing surgery experience acute psychological distress in the preoperative period. In this study, we aimed to investigate whether preoperative informing without midazolam was as effective as midazolam premedication in adult male patients undergoing TURP under spinal anesthesia. Material and Method: The preliminary study was performed in 36 adults scheduled for transurethral prostate resection (TURP) under spinal anesthesia. Age…

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  • Recieved 03.12.2018
  • Accepted 25.12.2018
  • Published Online 27.12.2018
  • Printed 01.11.2019
  • DOI 10.4328/ACAM.6105
  • Author Ayse Mizrak
  • Identifier DOI: 10.4328/ACAM.6105
  • Index Page 688-92
  • How to Cite Ayse Mizrak. Preoperative visits versus midazolam premedication during spinal anesthesia for TURP. Ann Clin Anal Med 2019;10(6): 688-92
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Effect of pulsed electromagnetic field versus aerobic exercises on women with polycystic ovary syndrome: A single-blind randomized controlled trial

Aim: Polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS) produces symptoms in approximately 5% to 10% of women of reproductive age (12–45 years old). It is thought to be one of the leading causes of female infertility and the most frequent endocrine problem in women of reproductive age. This study was an attempt to compare the effect of pulsed electromagnetic field versus aerobic exercise…

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  • Recieved 29.11.2018
  • Accepted 14.01.2019
  • Published Online 16.01.2019
  • Printed 01.11.2019
  • DOI 10.4328/ACAM.6101
  • Author Marwa Esmael Hasanin Esmael, Gehan A Abdelsamea, Azza Barmoud Nashed
  • Identifier DOI: 10.4328/ACAM.6101
  • Index Page 676-81
  • How to Cite Marwa Esmael Hasanin Esmael, Gehan A Abdelsamea, Azza Barmoud Nashed. Effect of pulsed electromagnetic field versus aerobic exercises on women with polycystic ovary syndrome: A single-blind randomized controlled trial
  • Running Title Effect of electromagnetic field on polycystic ovary syndrome
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Eye complications after head trauma in children

Aim: In this study, we aimed to assess the importance and frequency of ocular complications of head trauma. Material and Method: This research paper presents a cross-sectional study of 77 children with head injury. The study was carried out at the University Hospital “Prof. Dr. Stoian Kirkovich”, Stara Zagora, Bulgaria, Department of Neurosurgery. Participants were recruited consecutively into the study…

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  • Recieved 01.12.2018
  • Accepted 21.01.2019
  • Published Online 22.01.2019
  • Printed 01.11.2019
  • DOI 10.4328/ACAM.6096
  • Author Kiril Slaveykov, KalinaTrifonova, Stefan Valkanov, Valentin Stoyanov
  • Identifier DOI: 10.4328/ACAM.6096
  • Index Page 671-5
  • How to Cite Kiril Slaveykov, KalinaTrifonova, Stefan Valkanov, Valentin Stoyanov. Eye complications after head trauma in children. Ann Clin Anal Med 2019;10(6): 671-5
  • Running Title Ophthalmological complications
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The importance of red cell distribution width on gastric cancer: A preliminary study

Aim: Red cell distribution width (RDW) is an elevated marker in several cancers like breast, colon, prostate and pancreatic cancer at the time of diagnosis. Gastric cancer (GC) is the fifth most common cancer and also the third leading cause of cancer deaths. We aimed to determine whether RDW values diagnosis in GC.Material and Method: This retrospective study included gastric…

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  • Recieved 13.11.2018
  • Accepted 13.12.2018
  • Published Online 21.12.2018
  • Printed 01.11.2019
  • DOI 10.4328/ACAM.6086
  • Author Dilek Erdem, Emre Erdem, Yasemin Turgut Kurt, Turgut Kacan, Bahiddin Yilmaz, Meral Gunaldi, Mahmut Buyuksimsek
  • Identifier DOI: 10.4328/ACAM.6086
  • Index Page 658-61
  • How to Cite Dilek Erdem, Emre Erdem, Yasemin Turgut Kurt, Turgut Kacan, Bahiddin Yilmaz, Meral Gunaldi, Mahmut Buyuksimsek. The importance of red cell distribution width on gastric cancer: A preliminary study. Ann Clin Anal Med 2019;10(6): 658-61
  • Running Title Value of red cell distribution in gastric cancer
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Knowledge and awareness about dental implant as an option for replacement of teeth: a survey among saudi adults

Aim: It is important to evaluate the level of knowledge among the laypersons towards dental implants because it allows patients to select the proper options for teeth replacement. The aim of this study was to evaluate the knowledge and awareness of dental implants among a group of the Saudi population. Material and Method: This was a cross-sectional survey conducted in…

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  • Recieved 13.11.2018
  • Accepted 10.12.2018
  • Published Online 24.12.2018
  • Printed 01.11.201
  • DOI 10.4328/ACAM.6085
  • Author Ali A Assiry, Hasna R Alshubrmi, Dalal H ALShammary, Hanan M AlFahhad, Amnah F ALShammary, Tayf N Alshammari
  • Identifier DOI: 10.4328/ACAM.6085
  • Index Page 652-7
  • How to Cite Ali A Assiry, Hasna R Alshubrmi, Dalal H ALShammary, Hanan M AlFahhad, Amnah F ALShammary, Tayf N Alshammari. Knowledge and awareness about dental implant as an option for replacement of teeth: a survey among saudi adults. Ann Clin Anal Med 2019;10(6): 652-7
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Risk factors of hypoparathyroidism after bilateral total thyroidectomy

Aim: Hypoparathyroidism (HPP) is a complication after thyroid surgery that is difficult-to-treat in the long term. Our aim was to assess the outcomes of patients undergoing bilateral total thyroidectomy for thyroid disorders and to determine the incidence and risk factors of transient or permanent HPP. Material and Method: The outcomes of patients who underwent bilateral total thyroidectomy were evaluated. The…

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  • Recieved 13.12.2018
  • Accepted 17.01.2019
  • Published Online 22.01.2019
  • Printed 01.11.2019
  • DOI 10.4328/ACAM.6124
  • Author Hüseyin Onur Aydın, Ebru Hatice Ayvazoğlu Soy, Gökhan Moray
  • Identifier DOI: 10.4328/ACAM.6124
  • Index Page 728-31
  • How to Cite Aydın HO, Ayvazoğlu Soy EH, Moray G. Risk factors of hypoparathyroidism after bilateral total thyroidectomy. Ann Clin Anal Med 2019;10(6): 728-31
  • Running Title Hypoparathyroidism after thyroidectomy
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Effect of physiotherapy on respiratory functions in patients with chronic neck pain

Aim: The aim of this study was to investigate the effects of physiotherapy methods applied for chronic neck pain treatment on pulmonary function, functional capacity, pain, and disability. Material and Method: This is a randomized controlled prospective study conducted in 84 patients with chronic neck pain. Patients were divided into 2 groups and physiotherapy was performed in 42 patients (10minutes…

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  • Recieved 13.12.2018
  • Accepted 17.01.2019
  • Published Online 22.01.2019
  • Printed 01.11.2019
  • DOI 10.4328/ACAM.6123
  • Author Tomris Duymaz
  • Identifier DOI: 10.4328/ACAM.6123
  • Index Page 724-7
  • How to Cite Duymaz T. Effect of physiotherapy on respiratory functions in patients with chronic neck pain. Ann Clin Anal Med 2019;10(6): 724-7
  • Running Title Physiotherapy on respiratory functions of neck pain
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The importance of extra care for parathyroid gland secure during total thyroidectomy

Aim: One of the most common complications after thyroid surgery is hypocalcemia. Hypocalcemia can be seen transiently or permanently. In this study, we aimed to reveal the factors affecting the development of hypocalcemia in patients who underwent total thyroidectomy. Material and Method: The files of the patients who underwent thyroidectomy between September 2009 and December 2014 were reviewed retrospectively. Patient…

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  • Recieved 11.12.2018
  • Accepted 05.01.2019
  • Published Online 14.01.2019
  • Printed 14.01.2019
  • DOI 10.4328/ACAM.6120
  • Author Ayetullah Temiz
  • Identifier DOI: 10.4328/ACAM.6120
  • Index Page 714-8
  • How to Cite Temiz A. The importance of extra care for parathyroid gland secure during total thyroidectomy. Ann Clin Anal Med 2019;10(6): 714-8
  • Running Title Parathyroid glands secure during total thyroidectomy
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Can the neutrophil/lymphocyte ratio be used to predict postoperative nausea and vomiting in children?

Aim: The most important and most frequent complications after adenoidectomy (AE) or adenotonsillectomy (ATE) procedures in children are postoperative nausea and vomiting (PONV), and pain (POP). However, the implication of preoperative inflammation in these complications is still not clear. This study aimed to investigate whether the neutrophil-to-lymphocyte ratio (NLR) and the platelet-to-lymphocyte ratio (PLR) measured prior to the surgery would…

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  • Recieved 31.12.2018
  • Accepted 20.01.2019
  • Published Online 21.01.2019
  • Printed 01.11.2019
  • DOI 10.4328/ACAM.6148
  • Author Sinan Yılmaz, Selda Şen
  • Identifier DOI: 10.4328/ACAM.6148
  • Index Page 756-60
  • How to Cite Yılmaz S, Şen S. Can the neutrophil/lymphocyte ratio be used to predict postoperative nausea and vomiting in children? Ann Clin Anal Med 2019;10(6): 756-60
  • Running Title Neutrophil/lymphocyte ratio be used to predict postoperative nausea and vomiting
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External validation of the thoracic revised cardiac risk index in patients undergoing lung resection for non-small-cell lung cancer

Aim: The Thoracic Revised Cardiac Risk Index (ThRCRI) is a cardiac risk stratification tool specific to patients undergoing thoracic surgery. However, its usage is not accepted in routine practice yet. In this study, we aimed to validate the reliability of ThRCRI for predicting cardiac complications in an independent cohort undergoing lung resections for non-small-cell lung cancer (NSCLC). Material and Method:…

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  • Recieved 19.12.2018
  • Accepted 17.01.2019
  • Published Online 21.01.2019
  • Printed 01.11.2019
  • DOI 10.4328/ACAM.6136
  • Author Ulas Kumbasar, Burcu Ancin, Jale Karakaya, Erkan Dikmen, Metin Demircin, Rıza Dogan
  • Identifier DOI: 10.4328/ACAM.6136
  • Index Page 752-5
  • How to Cite Kumbasar U, Ancin B, Karakaya J, Dikmen E, Demircin M, Dogan R. External validation of the thoracic revised cardiac risk index in patients undergoing lung resection for non-small-cell lung cancer. Ann Clin Anal Med 2019;10(6): 752-5
  • Running Title Cardiac risk index in lung resections
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E-learning: a tool for teaching, marking a new era in pathology: A study among the students in North

Aim: Teaching and learning are of vital significance in the development of communities. With the significant advancement in digital communication and technology, e-learning is emerging as an important technique for the process of teaching and learning. This study aimed to analyze the perception about the e-learning among the students at the faculty of medicine, Northern Border University, the Kingdom of…

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  • Recieved 10.12.2018
  • Accepted 08.01.2019
  • Published Online 14.01.2019
  • Printed 01.11.2019
  • DOI 10.4328/ACAM.6117
  • Author Anshoo Agarwal, Syed Sajid Hussain Shah
  • Identifier DOI: 10.4328/ACAM.6117
  • Index Page 702-6
  • How to Cite Agarwal A, Hussain Shah SS. E-learning: a tool for teaching, marking a new era in pathology: A study among the Students in North. Ann Clin Anal Med 2019;10(6): 702-6
  • Running Title E-learning in pathology
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Comparison of physical activity level with sleep quality in premenopausal and postmenopausal women

Aim: The aim of this study was to examine the individual and combined associations of physical activity and sleep in premenopausal and postmenopausal women. Material and Method: Two hundred and fifty premenopausal (mean age: 45.50 ± 2.10) and 250 postmenopausal (mean age: 60.27 ± 3.03) women were evaluated. We compared age, body mass index (BMI), education, marital status, menopause age,…

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  • Recieved 13.12.2018
  • Accepted 17.01.2019
  • Published Online 21.01.2019
  • Printed 01.11.2019
  • DOI 10.4328/ACAM.6125
  • Author Tomris Duymaz
  • Identifier DOI: 10.4328/ACAM.6125
  • Index Page 732-5
  • How to Cite Duymaz T. Comparison of physical activity level with sleep quality in premenopausal and postmenopausal women. Ann Clin Anal Med 2019;10(6): 732-5
  • Running Title Physical activity and sleep quality in menopause
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Efficiency of code blue in a tertiary care hospital: A lesson we learned

Aim: Code Blue (CB) is an emergency that requires appropriate sequential actions gained through training with organized teamwork. This research has been conducted to evaluate the efficacy, efficiency, and application results of code blue which is used in our hospital. Material and Method: CB was called between years 2014 and 2015 and 303 patients were examined retrospectively. Results: The mean…

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  • Recieved 08.11.2018
  • Accepted 14.01.2019
  • Published Online 14.01.2019
  • Printed 14.01.2019
  • DOI 10.4328/ACAM.6080
  • Author Saniye Goknil Calik, Mustafa Calik, Zumrut Ela Arslan Kasdogan, Ali Oflaz, Mustafa Dagli, Mehmet Kalender
  • Identifier DOI: 10.4328/ACAM.6080
  • Index Page -
  • How to Cite Calik SG, Calik M, Arslan Kasdogan ZE, Oflaz A, Dagli M, Kalender M. Efficiency of code blue in a tertiary care hospital: A lesson we learned. Ann Clin Anal Med 2019; DOI: 10.4328/ACAM.6080.
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The impact of imiquimod on radiation-induced lung injury: Results of an experimental study

Aim: Radiation-induced lung injury (RILI) is a major dose-limiting factor during thoracic irradiation. Imiquimod (Imq) is a heterocyclic amine that has been shown to be effective in diseases related to inflammation and fibrosis. In this study, we aimed to evaluate the impact of Imiquimod on RILI. Material and Method: The study included 60 adult female Wistar-Albino rats (250-300 g). Rats…

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  • Recieved 10.12.2018
  • Accepted 02.01.2019
  • Published Online 05.01.2019
  • Printed 01.11.2019
  • DOI 10.4328/ACAM.6118
  • Author Mustafa Calik, Güler Yavaş, Zeliha Esin Çelık, Çağdaş Yavaş, Saniye Goknil Calık, Mustafa Fevzi Sargon, Hidir Esme
  • Identifier DOI: 10.4328/ACAM.6118
  • Index Page 707-13
  • How to Cite Calik M, Yavaş G, Çelık ZE, Yavaş Ç, Calık SG, Sargon MF, Esme H. The impact of imiquimod on radiation-induced lung injury: Results of an experimental study. Ann Clin Anal Med 2019;10(6): 707-13
  • Running Title Imiquimod attenuates radiation lung injury
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Parents’ awareness and perception of children’s eye diseases in Arar City

Aim: In this study, we aimed to evaluate the parents’ awareness and perception of children’s eye diseases (CED) in Arar city of Northern Saudi Arabia. Material and Method: This descriptive cross-sectional, interview-based study included a stratified sample of total 1986 Saudi parents including 1030 (52%) females and 956 (48%) males. Their age ranged from 18 to 66 years with the…

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  • Recieved 18.12.2018
  • Accepted 08.01.2019
  • Published Online 14.01.2019
  • Printed 01.11.2019
  • DOI 10.4328/ACAM.6133
  • Author Mujeeb Ur Rehman Parrey
  • Identifier DOI: 10.4328/ACAM.6133
  • Index Page 746-51
  • How to Cite Rehman Parrey MU. Parents’ awareness and perception of children’s eye diseases in Arar City. Ann Clin Anal Med 2019;10(6): 746-51
  • Running Title Awareness of children’s eye diseases
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The prevalence and risk factors associated with snoring and obstructive sleep apnea in jazan region

Aim: In addition to sleep study, the self-administered questionnaires have been used to identify high- risk groups among the general population as they are more feasible than sleep studies. In the literature, the Berlin questionnaire was the most commonly used followed by Wisconsin sleep questionnaire, however, STOP and STOP-BANG questionnaires were recommended due to ease of use and higher methodological…

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  • Recieved 01.12.2018
  • Accepted 05.01.2019
  • Published Online 10.01.2019
  • Printed 10.01.2019
  • DOI 10.4328/ACAM.6104
  • Author Yasser Mossa Daghriri, Ali Nasser Jabbari, Amal Yahya Almalki, Salma Mohammed Alhassan, Nasser Mohammed Marran, Fahad Khairy Jerb, Hatim Saeed Alessa, Yasmeen Essa Ghillan, Alhussen Fahad Khawaji, Mohammad Ali Daghriri
  • Identifier DOI: 10.4328/ACAM.6104
  • Index Page 682-7
  • How to Cite Daghriri YM, Jabbari AN, Almalki AY, Alhassan SM, Marran NM, Jerb FK, Alessa HS, Ghillan YE, Khawaji AF, Daghriri MA. The prevalence and risk factors associated with snoring and obstructive sleep apnea in jazan region. Ann Clin Anal Med 2019;10(6): 682-7
  • Running Title Snoring and obstructive sleep apnea
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Prevalence and causes of visual impairment in Saudi children of Arar city

Aim: In this study, we aimed to determine the prevalence and main causes of visual impairment (VI) among Saudi children of Arar, the capital city of the Northern Border Region of Saudi Arabia. Material and Method: This population-based cross-sectional study was conducted on 410 Saudi children aged from 6 to 16 years. The examination included visual acuity (VA) testing, ocular…

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  • Recieved 04.12.2018
  • Accepted 27.12.2018
  • Published Online 28.12.2018
  • Printed 28.12.2018
  • DOI 10.4328/ACAM.6107
  • Author Mujeeb Ur Rehman Parrey
  • Identifier DOI: 10.4328/ACAM.6107
  • Index Page 693-7
  • How to Cite Parrey MUR. Prevalence and causes of visual impairment in Saudi children of Arar city. Ann Clin Anal Med 2019;10(6): 693-7
  • Running Title Visual impairment in Saudi children
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Plasma pentraxin-3 level in acute appendicitis

Aim: In recent years, it has been found that plasma levels of Pentraxin-3 (PTX3) are elevated in systemic inflammatory conditions. In this study, we aimed to demonstrate the diagnostic value of PTX3 in patients with Acute Appendicitis (AA). Material and Method: This study was carried out in the general surgery clinic of Erzurum Regional Training and Research Hospital between 1st…

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  • Recieved 16.11.2018
  • Accepted 15.12.2018
  • Published Online 21.12.2018
  • Printed 01.11.2019
  • DOI 10.4328/ACAM.6088
  • Author Ayetullah Temiz, Yavuz Albayrak, Konca Altınkaynak, Adem Aslan, Yılmaz Özdemir
  • Identifier DOI: 10.4328/ACAM.6088
  • Index Page 666-70
  • How to Cite Temiz A, Albayrak Y, Altınkaynak K, Aslan A, Özdemir Y. Plasma pentraxin-3 level in acute appendicitis. J Clin Anal Med 2019;10(6): 666-70
  • Running Title Pentraxin 3 levels in acute appendicitis
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