Original Article September 2019

Comparison of Pre-Operative Difficulty and Postoperative Morbidity in Third Molar Extraction

Aim: The purpose of this study is to evaluate the preexisting factors that affect the surgical difficulty of third molar extractions and its relationship between postoperative morbidity. Materials and Methods: Fifty patients were enrolled in this study. The Pederson Difficulty Index (PDI) (angulation, ramus distance, depth) was used to evaluate the difficulty of third molar extractions as well as operation…

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  • Recieved 16.05.2019
  • Accepted 29.05.2019
  • Published Online 20.06.2019
  • Printed 01.09.2019
  • DOI 10.4328/ACAM.20026
  • Author Emrah Soylu, Hüseyin Akçay, Gülfeşan Çanakci, Osman A. Etöz, Alper Alkan
  • Identifier DOI: 10.4328/ACAM.20026
  • Index Page 544-8
  • How to Cite Emrah Soylu, Hüseyin Akçay, Gülfeşan Çanakci, Osman A. Etöz, Alper Alkan. Comparison of Pre-Operative Difficulty and Postoperative Morbidity in Third Molar Extraction. Ann Clin Anal Med 2019;10(5): 544-8
  • Running Title Difficulty Estimation of Third Molar Extraction
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Comparison of closed and open reduction in developmental hip dysplasia regarding leg inequality

Aim: The aim of our study is to identify and compare the characteristics of leg length discrepancy in unilateral developmental hip dysplasia patients treated with closed reduction and medial open reduction. Material and Method: Clinical and radiographic data of 108 patients with unilateral developmental hip dysplasia were evaluated retrospectively. Thus, 31 patients (42.5%) were included in closed reduction group (Group…

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  • Recieved 19.12.2018
  • Accepted 28.12.2018
  • Published Online 28.12.2018
  • Printed 01.09.2019
  • DOI 10.4328/ACAM.6135
  • Author Murat Gurger
  • Identifier DOI: 10.4328/ACAM.6135
  • Index Page 620-4
  • How to Cite Murat Gurger. Comparison of closed and open reduction in developmental hip dysplasia regarding leg inequality. Ann Clin Anal Med 2019;10(5): 620-4
  • Running Title Leg length discrepancy in developmental hip dysplasia
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Evaluation of parenting style in parenting approaches to addiction treatment centers from 2015 to 2016

Aim: Behavioral problems, depression and other psychological problems are associated with negligent childbirth. Due to the lack of studies in this area and the importance of this issue, we decided to assess parenting style in parenting approaches to addiction treatment centers from 2015 to 2016. Material and Method: This study was conducted in health centers of Neyshabur, Iran, during the…

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  • Recieved 26.11.2018
  • Accepted 27.01.2019
  • Published Online 29.01.2019
  • Printed 01.09.2019
  • DOI 10.4328/ACAM.6098
  • Author Zahra Kamali, Mahboobe Gholami, Minoo Tugraei, Fateme Abbassyan Dehkordi, Yeganeh Davari, Fateme Azizi
  • Identifier DOI: 10.4328/ACAM.6098 Received: Accepted: Published Online: Printed: 01.09.2019
  • Index Page 616-9
  • How to Cite Zahra Kamali, Mahboobe Gholami, Minoo Tugraei, Fateme Abbassyan Dehkordi, Yeganeh Davari, Fateme Azizi. Evaluation of parenting style in parenting approaches to addiction treatment centers from 2015 to 2016. Ann Clin Anal Med 2019;10(5): 616-9
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A significant cause of constipation and growth retardation: hirschsprung’s disease

Aim: In this study we aimed to draw attention to HD which may lead to mortal complications if early diagnosis and treatment are not provided for infants with gastrointestinal symptoms. Material and Method: In Mustafa Kemal University, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Pediatrics between September 2016 and March 2018 the data of the patients who were diagnosed with Hirschsprung’s disease…

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  • Recieved 04.11.2018
  • Accepted 05.12.2018
  • Published Online 21.12.2018
  • Printed 01.09.2019
  • DOI 10.4328/ACAM.6074
  • Author Çiğdem El, Mehmet Emin Çelikkaya, Ahmet Atıcı, Bülent Akçora
  • Identifier DOI: 10.4328/ACAM.6074
  • Index Page 606-10
  • How to Cite Çiğdem El, Mehmet Emin Çelikkaya, Ahmet Atıcı, Bülent Akçora. A significant cause of constipation and growth retardation: hirschsprung’s disease. Ann Clin Anal Med 2019;10(5): 606-10
  • Running Title Growth retardation and hirschsprung’s disease
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Effect of selected osteopathic lymphatic techniques on immune system in healthy subjects: A randomized control trial

Aim: This study was designed to investigate and compare the efficacy of selected osteopathic lymphatic techniques on the absolute CD4+ count in healthy subjects. Material and Method: Forty-five subjects (33 males and 12 female) with age ranged from 20 to 50 years old were included in the study. They were allocated to three groups; each group had 15 subjects. The…

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  • Recieved 09.10.2018
  • Accepted 16.11.2018
  • Published Online 18.11.2018
  • Printed 01.09.2019
  • DOI 10.4328/ACAM.6045
  • Author Ahmed Samir Ibrahim Abdelfattah, Neveen Abdel Latif Abdel Raoof, Samy Abdul-Sammad Nasef, Rania Reffat Ali, Rania Shafeek Swailm
  • Identifier DOI: 10.4328/ACAM.6045
  • Index Page 576-80
  • How to Cite Ahmed Samir Ibrahim Abdelfattah, Neveen Abdel Latif Abdel Raoof, Samy Abdul-Sammad Nasef, Rania Reffat Ali, Rania Shafeek Swailm. Effect of selected osteopathic lymphatic techniques on immune system in healthy subjects: A randomized control trial. Ann Clin Anal Med 2019;10(5): 576-80
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The effects of vildagliptin in liver functions in type 2 diabetic patients

Aim: In Type 2 diabetic patients, the prevalence of liver disease is high when compared with the general population. For this reason, the hepatic safety of anti-diabetes agent is important. However, there are uncertainties about the long-term efficiency and reliability of vildagliptin treatment. In this study, we have reviewed the findings obtained from the clinical use of vildagliptin and its…

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  • Recieved 06.08.2018
  • Accepted 18.10.2018
  • Published Online 30.10.2018
  • Printed 01.09.2019
  • DOI 10.4328/ACAM.5983
  • Author Feyzi Gokosmanoglu, Attila Onmez, Sibel Topkaya
  • Identifier DOI: 10.4328/ACAM.5983
  • Index Page 529-31
  • How to Cite Gokosmanoglu F, Onmez A, Topkaya S. The effects of vildagliptin in liver functions in type 2 diabetic patients. Ann Clin Anal Med 2019;10(5): 529-31
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Awareness and attitude about patient safety among health professionals in Arar, Saudi Arabia

Aim: This study was conducted to assess awareness and culture of health care workers about patient safety in healthcare facilities in Arar city. Material and Method: It is a structured questionnaire-based cross-section study. Four hundred and fifty questionnaire copies were randomly distributed to evaluate participants’ knowledge and awareness about patient safety. Results: Three hundred and eleven participants were enrolled in…

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  • Recieved 11.10.2018
  • Accepted 21.11.2018
  • Published Online 29.11.2018
  • Printed 01.09.2019
  • DOI 10.4328/ACAM.6049
  • Author Ekramy Elmorsy, Syed Sajid Hussain Shah
  • Identifier DOI: 10.4328/ACAM.6049
  • Index Page 586-92
  • How to Cite Elmorsy E, Hussain Shah SS. Awareness and attitude about patient safety among health professionals in Arar, Saudi Arabia. Ann Clin Anal Med 2019;10(5): 586-92
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The effect of static magnetic field on partial thickness burn wound healing

Aim: During the past decades, there has been a substantial and growing evidence that static magnetic fields (SMF) and pulsed electromagnetic fields (EMF) can both produce satisfying therapeutic effects on various disorders. There have been researches about the efficacy of SMF in wound healing. However, there is no any investigation about the efficacy of SMF in burn wound healing. In…

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  • Recieved 07.11.2018
  • Accepted 08.12.2018
  • Published Online 21.12.218
  • Printed 01.09.2019
  • DOI 10.4328/ACAM.6078
  • Author Ebru H. Ayvazoğlu Soy, Hüseyin Onur Aydın, Ayşen Terzi, Yahya Ekici, Gökhan Moray
  • Identifier DOI: 10.4328/ACAM.6078
  • Index Page 611-5
  • How to Cite Ayvazoğlu Soy EH, Aydın HO, Terzi A, Ekici Y, Moray G. The effect of static magnetic field on partial thickness burn wound healing. Ann Clin Anal Med 2019;10(5): 611-5
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Is Na+ channel blocker increase vincristine antitumor effect on neuroblastoma?

Aim: The aim of the current study is the evaluation of valproic acid and Vincristine combination on neuroblastoma cancer cells and to answer the question if valproic acid (VPA) increase Vincristine (VCR) antitumor effect on the neuroblastoma cancer line or not. Material and Method: The neuroblastoma cell line was grown in culture medium. The different dose of VCR (0.5, 1…

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  • Recieved 14.10.2018
  • Accepted 15.12.2018
  • Published Online 20.12.2018
  • Printed 20.12.2018
  • DOI DOI: 10.4328/JCAM.6050
  • Author Ali Taghizadehghalehjoughi, Yesim Yeni, Ahmet Hacimuftuoglu
  • Identifier DOI: 10.4328/JCAM.6050
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  • How to Cite Taghizadehghalehjoughi A, Yeni Y, Hacimuftuoglu A. Evaluation of valproic acid and vincristine combination effects on neuroblastoma cancer cells: in vitro study. J Clin Anal Med 2018; DOI: 10.4328/JCAM.6050.
  • Running Title Antitumor effect of valproic acid and vincristine
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Is a flap procedure necessary for every pilonidal sinus case?

Aim: Pilonidal sinus is a common disorder of the intergluteal sulcus with several options for treatment. This study aims to compare the primary closure method with the Limberg flap procedure regarding the recurrence rate and complications. Material and Method: The sample was made up of patients who were admitted to the General Surgery Department of the Adnan Menderes University Medical…

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  • Recieved 01.09.2018
  • Accepted 12.11.2018
  • Published Online 18.11.2018
  • Printed 01.09.2019
  • DOI 10.4328/ACAM.6012
  • Author Erdem Baris Carti
  • Identifier DOI: 10.4328/ACAM.6012
  • Index Page 541-3
  • How to Cite Carti EB. Is a flap procedure necessary for every pilonidal sinus case? Ann Clin Anal Med 2019;10(5): 541-3
  • Running Title Flap procedure in pilonidal sinus
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The thiol-disulfide balance in smokers and non-smokers

Aim: The impairment of thiol/disulfide balance plays a critical role in the development and/or progression of many diseases. This study aims to investigate the effects of smoking on dynamic thiol-disulfide balance as a marker of oxidative stress in healthy individuals. Material and Method: The study included 30 smoking and 30 non-smoking healthy individuals. The age, gender, body mass index (BMI)…

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  • Recieved 02.11.2018
  • Accepted 06.12.2018
  • Published Online 20.12.2018
  • Printed 01.09.2019
  • DOI DOI: 10.4328/ACAM.6069
  • Author Gokhan Cakirca, Tuba Damar Cakirca, Salim Neselioglu
  • Identifier DOI: 10.4328/ACAM.6069
  • Index Page 598-601
  • How to Cite Cakirca G, Cakirca TD, Neselioglu S. The thiol-disulfide balance in smokers and non-smokers. Ann Clin Anal Med 2019;10(5): 598-601
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Multidrug resistance-1 gene C3435T single nucleotide polymorphism in OSAS patients

Aim: Obstructive sleep apnea syndrome (OSAS) is characterized by decreased airflow (hypopnea) or complete interruption (apnea) and is characterized by airway narrowing, decreased oxyhemoglobin saturation, hypercapnia, and hyperventilation associated therewith. It is known that genetic factors play role in the pathogenesis of OSAS. Multi-drug resistant-1 (MDR-1) gene products have a role in the pathogenesis of several diseases related to oxidative…

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  • Recieved 02.11.2018
  • Accepted 24.11.2018
  • Published Online 03.12.2018
  • Printed 01.09.2019
  • DOI 10.4328/ACAM.6072
  • Author Ceylan Ayada, Ümran Toru Erbay, Ali Nihat Annakkaya
  • Identifier DOI: 10.4328/ACAM.6072
  • Index Page 602-5
  • How to Cite Ayada C, Erbay ÜT, Annakkaya AN. Multidrug resistance-1 gene C3435T single nucleotide polymorphism in OSAS patients. Ann Clin Anal Med 2019;10(5): 602-5
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The effect of adult tonsillectomy in chronic tonsillits on Neutrophil / Lymphocyte ratio (NLR), Platelet / Lymphocyte ratio (PLR) and Mean Platelet Volume (MPV)

Aim: The aim of this study is to investigate whether the preoperative and postoperative Neutrophil / Lymphocyte ratio (NLR), Platelet / Lymphocyte ratio (PLR) and Mean Platelet Volume (MPV) changes in patients operated for chronic tonsillitis and tonsil hypertrophy. Material and Method: The study included 90 individuals divided into 3 groups. The first group consisted of 30 adult patients who…

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  • Recieved 10.09.2018
  • Accepted 29.11.2018
  • Published Online 03.12.2018
  • Printed 01.09.2019
  • DOI 10.4328/ACAM.6016
  • Author Ceyhun Aksakal, Mehmet Şahin, Ahmet Burak Gürpınar
  • Identifier DOI: 10.4328/ACAM.6016
  • Index Page 549-52
  • How to Cite Aksakal C, Şahin M, Gürpınar AB. Neutrophil/lymphocyte ratio (NLR), platelet/ lymphocyte ratio (PLR) and mean platelet volume (MPV) for tonsil. Ann Clin Anal Med 2019;10(5): 549-52
  • Running Title Adult tonsillectomy
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Pathologic response prediction and neoadjuvant rectal score evaluation in patients with rectal cancer

Aim: In this study, we aimed to evaluate the factors of neoadjuvant chemoradiotherapy (nCRT) affecting the pathologic response in locally advanced rectal cancer. Material and Method: A total of 80 rectal cancer patients undergoing nCRT were included in the study to investigate clinical and pathological factors associated with tumor regression grade. Neoadjuvant rectal scoring (NAR) was calculated to predict overall…

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  • Recieved 10.10.2018
  • Accepted 22.11.2018
  • Published Online 27.11.2018
  • Printed 01.09.2019
  • DOI 10.4328/ACAM.6047
  • Author Evrim Duman, Şenay Yıldırım
  • Identifier DOI: 10.4328/ACAM.6047
  • Index Page 581-5
  • How to Cite Duman E, Yıldırım Ş. Pathologic response prediction and neoadjuvant rectal score evaluation in patients with rectal cancer. Ann Clin Anal Med 2019;10(5): 581-5
  • Running Title Rectal cancer
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The utility of echocardiographic right ventricular parameters in predicting response to cardiac resynchronization therapy in patients with heart failure: A proof of concept

Aim: Despite the guideline-based selection of patients, failure to respond to cardiac resynchronization therapy (CRT) remains common. We aimed to assess the utility of right ventricular (RV) echocardiographic parameters to predict response to CRT. Material and Method: A prospective study of 30 patients who were eligible for CRT. Echocardiographic RV parameters were assessed at baseline and 6 months post-CRT. CRT…

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  • Recieved 15.09.2018
  • Accepted 12.11.2018
  • Published Online 18.11.2018
  • Printed 01.09.2019
  • DOI 10.4328/JCAM.6022
  • Author Mokhtar Ibrahim, Hesham K Abdelaziz, Naga Venkata K Pothineni, Ramez Nairooz, Marwan Saad
  • Identifier DOI: 10.4328/JCAM.6022
  • Index Page 553-8
  • How to Cite Ibrahim M, Abdelaziz HK, Pothineni NV, Nairooz R, Saad M. The utility of echocardiographic right ventricular parameters in predicting response to cardiac resynchronization therapy in patients with heart failure: A proof of concept. Ann Clin Anal Med 2019;10(5): 553-8
  • Running Title RV function and CRT response
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Global priority critical pathogens-its prevalence and molecular epidemiology in Arar tertiary care hospital, Saudi Arabia

Aim: The aim of this study is to identify the global priority critical pathogens from various clinical specimens and confirming the presence of enzymes which are responsible for their resistance using Carba NP test and molecular methods. Material and Method: It is a prospective hospital-based study, performed during a period of one year. Data were collected from samples which were…

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  • Recieved 02.10.2018
  • Accepted 12.11.2018
  • Published Online 18.11.2018
  • Printed 01.09.2019
  • DOI 10.4328/JCAM.6036
  • Author Jayakumar Subramaniam, Mohamed Soliman, Jamith Basha Abdul Wahid, Khalid Mohammed Refaat, Sana Abdelkareem Alsadrah
  • Identifier DOI: 10.4328/JCAM.6036
  • Index Page 563-7
  • How to Cite Subramaniam J, Soliman M, Abdul Wahid JB, Refaat KM, Alsadrah SA. Global priority critical pathogens-its prevalence and molecular epidemiology in Arar tertiary care hospital, Saudi Arabia. Ann Clin Anal Med 2019;10(5): 563-7
  • Running Title Prevalence of global priority critical pathogens
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Determining the adaptation of patients to follow-up, medicine, and diet after total thyroidectomy

Aim: Thyroid nodules are a common condition. For this reason, surgeons have lots of operation in this area. There are basic rules that patients should follow after this surgery.In this study, it is aimed to determine the adaptation of patients to follow-up, medicine, and diet after a total thyroidectomy. Material and Method: This cross-sectional study was conducted on 108 patients…

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  • Recieved 07.10.2018
  • Accepted 12.11.2018
  • Published Online 18.11.2018
  • Printed 01.09.2019
  • DOI 10.4328/ACAM.6041
  • Author Samet Sayılan, Aylin Aydın Sayılan, Zeynep Temiz, Serpil Aközcan
  • Identifier DOI: 10.4328/ACAM.6041
  • Index Page 572-5
  • How to Cite Determining the adaptation of patients after total thyroidectomy
  • Running Title Sayılan S, Sayılan AA, Temiz Z, Aközcan S. Determining the adaptation of patients to follow-up, medicine, and diet after total thyroidectomy. Ann Clin Anal Med 2019;10(5): 572-5
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Histopathological spectrum of external ocular lesions

Aim: The aim of this study was to examine the materials of the patients who received biopsy for mass in the anatomical regions (medial, lateral, inferior, superior, eyebrow, and canthus) next to the eyelid and conjunctiva. Material and Methods: The frequency, clinical and histopathologic characteristics of these materials were determined. The data on 258 lesions in and around the eyes…

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  • Recieved 04.10.2018
  • Accepted 04.11.2018
  • Published Online 04.11.2018
  • Printed 01.09.2019
  • DOI 10.4328/ACAM.6037
  • Author Asuman Kilitci
  • Identifier DOI: 10.4328/ACAM.6037
  • Index Page 568-71
  • How to Cite Kilitci A. Histopathological spectrum of external ocular lesions. Ann Clin Anal Med 2019;10(5): 568-71
  • Running Title External ocular lesions
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Analysis of preanalytical errors by different autoanalyzer and sample types

Aim: In this study, it was aimed to determine the causes of preanalytical errors according to the different autoanalyzer and sample types. Material and Method: The rejected biological samples were analyzed in the laboratory information system of Mengucek Gazi Training and Research Hospital between January 1, 2017 and December 31, 2017. According to device types, reasons for rejection and rejection…

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  • Recieved 23.09.2018
  • Accepted 01.11.2018
  • Published Online 04.11.2018
  • Printed 01.09.2019
  • DOI 10.4328/JCAM.6029
  • Author Cuma Mertoglu
  • Identifier DOI: 10.4328/JCAM.6029
  • Index Page 559-62
  • How to Cite Mertoglu C. Analysis of preanalytical errors by different autoanalyzer and sample types. Ann Clin Anal Med 2019;10(5): 559-62
  • Running Title Analysis of preanalytical errors
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Pentraxin 3: a new biomarker for determining the probability of acute pulmonary embolism

Aim: Pentraxin 3 (Ptx3) is a new biomarker in inflammatory disorders and thromboembolic events. Several studies showed elevated levels of Ptx3 in acute coronary syndrome, infectious diseases, and malignancies. In our study, we aimed to evaluate the relationship between Well’s Score and Ptx 3 levels in Pulmonary embolism (PE) patients for determining the probability and severity of the disease. Material…

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  • Recieved 01.09.2018
  • Accepted 01.11.2018
  • Published Online 04.11.2018
  • Printed 04.11.2018
  • DOI DOI: 10.4328/JCAM.6011
  • Author Sadiye Yolcu, Levent Albayrak
  • Identifier DOI: 10.4328/JCAM.6011
  • Index Page -
  • How to Cite Yolcu S, Albayrak L. Pentraxin 3: a new biomarker for determining the probability of acute pulmonary embolism. J Clin Anal Med 2018; DOI: 10.4328/JCAM.6011.
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Giant subcutaneous fibrolipoma of the chest wall

Lipomas are the most common soft tissue lesions in the subcutaneous area and when composed with collagenous tissue they are named fibrolipomas; which are a rare subtype of fat containing soft tissue tumors. They may ocur in any part of the body where the fat tissue is located. This slow growing benign lesion can be treated by total excision. We…

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  • Recieved 24.08.2018
  • Accepted 15.10.2018
  • Published Online 15.10.2018
  • Printed 01.09.2019
  • DOI 10.4328/ACAM.6008
  • Author Cenk Balta
  • Identifier DOI: 10.4328/ACAM.6008
  • Index Page 628-30
  • How to Cite Balta C. Giant subcutaneous fibrolipoma of the chest wall. Ann Clin Anal Med 2019;10(5): 628-30
  • Running Title 25 cm fibrolipoma of the chest wall
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The risk factors of compensatory sweating in patients who have undergone one-stage bilateral single-port thoracoscopic sympathectomy for hyperhidrosis

Aim: Postoperative compensatory sweating is the most common recent complication ranging from 33% to 85%. Compensatory sweating is a concern and often precludes surgery as a definitive therapy. The aim of this study is to identify the risk factors for compensatory sweating on patients who have undergone one-stage bilateral single-port thoracoscopic sympathectomy for hyperhidrosis. Material and Method: From January 2011…

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  • Recieved 02.08.2018
  • Accepted 28.09.2018
  • Published Online 02.10.2018
  • Printed 01.09.2019
  • DOI 10.4328/ACAM.5991
  • Author Hıdır Esme, Ferdane Melike Duran
  • Identifier DOI: 10.4328/ACAM.5991
  • Index Page 532-6
  • How to Cite Esme H, Duran FM. The risk factors of compensatory sweating in patients who have undergone one-stage bilateral single-port thoracoscopic sympathectomy for hyperhidrosis. Ann Clin Anal Med 2019;10(5): 532-6
  • Running Title The risk factor of compensatory sweating
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