January 2011

Factors Influencing Sputum Smear and Culture Positivity in the Diagnosis of Pulmonary Tuberculosis: How Many Specimens do We Need for Diagnosis?

Hüseyin Lakadamyalı 1, Hatice Lakadamyalı 2, Tarkan Ergün 2, Seref Ozkara 3

1 Department of Pulmonary Diseases, Baskent University, Alanya Teaching and Medical Research Center, Alanya, 2 Department of Radiology, Baskent University, Alanya Teaching and Medical Research Center, Alanya, 3 Department of Chest Diseases, Atatürk Chest Diseases and Chest Surgery Educational and Training Hospital, Ankara, Turkey

DOI: 10.4328/JCAM.210 Received: 19.02.2010 Accepted: 05.04.2010 Printed: 01.01.2011 J Clin Anal Med 2011;2(1):25-8

Corresponding Author: Hatice Lakadamyali, Baskent University, Alanya Teaching and Medical Research Center, Department of Radiology, 07400, Alanya, Turkey. Phone: +90-242-5112511 Fax: +90-242-5112350 E-mail: hlakadamyali@gmail.com

Outcomes of External Dacryocystorhinostomy and Effects of the Incision Type on Cosmetic and Functional Outcomes

Deniz Turgut Çoban 1, Ümit Beden 2, Barış Sönmez 2, Dilek Erkan 2

1 Göz Hastalıkları Bölümü, Gazi Devlet Hastanesi, 2 Göz Hastalıkları AD, Ondokuz Mayıs Üniversitesi, Samsun, Türkiye

DOI: 10.4328/JCAM.234 Received:22.03.2010 Accepted: 30.03.2010 Printed: 01.01.2011 J Clin Anal Med 2011;2(1):21-4

Corresponding Author: Deniz Turgut Çoban, Gazi Devlet Hastanesi, Göz Hastalıkları Bölümü, Samsun, Türkiye. GSM: 05066025562 E-mail: turgutcoban@yahoo.com

The Efect of Helicobacter Pylori Eradication on Atrophic Gastritis and Intestinal metaplasia

Güldem Kilciler, Zülfikar Polat, Ahmet Uygun, Murat Kantarcıoğlu, Mustafa Gülşen

Gülhane Military Medical Academy Department of Gastroenterology, Ankara, Turkiye

DOI: 10.4328/JCAM.191 Received: 23.01.2010 Accepted: 19.02.2010 Printed: 01.01.2011 J Clin Anal Med 2011;2(1):17-20

Corresponding Author: Güldem Kilciler, Department of Gastroenterology, Gülhane Military Medical Academy, Ankara, Turkiye. Phone:+903123041118 · E-mail: mkilciler@yahoo.com

Research of Effect of Acne Vulgaris on the Basal Metabolic Rate

Selçuk Özdoğan 1, Erkan Kaya 2, Mahmut Yazıcı 3, Muhammed Erdal 4

1 Dermatoloji Kliniği, 2 FTR Kliniği, 3 Endokrinoloji Kliniği, Etimesgut Asker Hastanesi Bursa Asker Hastanesi, 4 Aile Hekimliği Kliniği, Etimesgut Asker Hastanesi, Ankara, Türkiye

DOI: 10.4328/JCAM.163 Received: 07.01.2010 Accepted: 31.01.2010 Printed: 01.01.2011 J Clin Anal Med 2011;2(1):13-6

Corresponding Author: Muhammed Erdal, Etimesgut Asker Hastanesi Serpmeevler bulvarı, 06790, Etimesgut, Ankara, Türkiye. Phone: +903122983782 GSM: +90505 785 58 87 E-mail: muhammederdal@yahoo.com

Use of Chest Computed Tomography in Stable Patients with Blunt Thoracic Trauma: Clinical and Forensic Perspective

Makbule Ergin 1, İsmail Ergin 2, Koray Dural 3, Ali Yeginsu 1, Bige Sayın 4, Ünal Sakıncı 3, Nilgun Yıldırım 4, Dogan Dede 4

1 Department of Thoracic Surgery, Gaziosmanpasa University School of Medicine, Tokat, 2 Department of Radiology, Cevdet Aykan State Hospital, Tokat, 3 Department of Thoracic Surgery, Ankara Numune Education and Research Hospital, Ankara, 4 Department of Radiology, Ankara Numune Education and Research Hospital Ankara, Turkey

DOI: 10.4328/JCAM.78 Received: 28.09.2009 Accepted: 25.11.2009 Printed: 01.01.2011 J Clin Anal Med 2011;2(1):9-12

Corresponding Author: Makbule Ergin, Gaziosmanpasa Üniversitesi Tıp Fakultesi Göğüs Cerrahisi Anabilim Dalı. Cennet Mh. 60500, Tokat, Turkey. Fax: +90 356 2133179 E-mail: makbuleergin@yahoo.com

Hair Mesotherapy in Treatment of Alopecia

Selçuk Özdoğan 1, Muhammed Erdal 2, Feyman Duygu Oktar 1, Sevda Tan 1

1 Cildiye Kliniği, Estetik İnternational Estetik ve Cerrahi merkezi, Bursa Asker Hastanesi, 2 Etimesgut Asker Hastanesi, Ankara, Türkiye

DOI: 10.4328/JCAM.162 Received: 07.01.2010 Accepted: 31.01.2010 Printed: 01.01.2011 J Clin Anal Med 2011;2(1):5-8

Corresponding Author: Muhammed Erdal, Etimesgut Asker Hastanesi Serpmeevler bulvarı, 06790, Etimesgut, Ankara, Türkiye. Phone: +903122983782 GSM: +905057855887 E-mail: muhammederdal@yahoo.com

The Vacuum Bell for Treatment of Pectus Excavatum:an Effective Tool for Conservative Therapy

Frank-Martin Haecker

Department of Pediatric Surgery, University Children’s Hospital, Basel

DOI: 10.4328/JCAM.314 Received: 08.07.2010 Accepted: 14.07.2010 Printed: 01.01.2011 J Clin Anal Med 2011;2(1):1-4

Corresponding Author: Frank-Martin Haecker, Department of Pediatric Surgery, University Children’s Hospital, P.O. Box, CH 4005 Basel. Phone: +41/61/6855239; Fax: +41/61/6855011, E-mail: frankmartin.haecker@ukbb.ch

Association of Diastematomyelia and Klippel-Feil Syndrome: a Case Report

Recep Gayır, Ebru Umay, Ece Ünlü, Şehmuz Demir, Aytül Çakcı

Fizik Tedavi ve Rehabilitasyon Kliniği, S.B. Ankara Dışkapı Yıldırım Beyazıt Eğitim ve Araştırma Hastanesi, Ankara, Türkiye

DOI: 10.4328/JCAM.213 Received: 23.02.2010 Accepted: 16.03.2010 Printed: 01.01.2011 J Clin Anal Med 2011;2(1):40-2

Corresponding Author: Recep Gayır, S.B. Ankara Dışkapı Yıldırım Beyazıt E.A.H, Fizik Tedavi ve Rehabilitasyon Kliniği, 06100, Ankara, Türkiye. GSM: +905059169231 • E-mail: g-recep@hotmail.com

Squamous Cell Carcinoma Arising in Etiology of Chronic Pilonidal Sinus Disease: A Case Report

İbrahim Yetim, Ersan Semerci, Orhan Veli Özkan, İlhan Paltacı, Güvenç Diner

Genel Cerrahi AD, Mustafa Kemal Üniversitesi, Tayfur Ata Sökmen Tıp Fakültesi, Hatay, Turkiye

DOI: 10.4328/JCAM.183 Received: 18.01.2010 Accepted: 25.01.2010 Printed: 01.01.2011 J Clin Anal Med 2011;2(1):31-3

Corresponding Author: İbrahim Yetim, Mustafa Kemal Üniversitesi Tayfur Ata Sökmen Tıp Fakültesi Genel Cerrahi A.B.D, Serinyol, Hatay, Türkiye. Phone: +903262111900, +905325060009 E-mail: yetim54@gmail.com

Fatal Burn due to Solarium

Celalettin Sever

Plastik Cerrahi Servisi, GATA HEH. Kadıköy, İstanbul, Türkiye

DOI: 10.4328/JCAM.10.2.21 Received: 27.07.2009 Accepted: 15.03.2010 Publish Online: 01.04.2010

Corresponding Author: Celalettin Sever, GATA HEH. Plastik Cerrahi Servisi. Kadıköy, İstanbul, Türkiye. Phone: 05327181775 • E-mail: drcsever @ gmail.com

Delayed Encephalopathy Associated with Carbon Monoxide Intoxication

Hüseyin Aydın, Mürüvet Akın, Emel Boyraz, Murat Çolakkaya

Gülkent Devlet Hastanesi, Isparta, Türkiye

DOI: 10.4328/JCAM.195 Received: 28.01.2009 Accepted: 02.03.2010 Printed: 01.01.2011 J Clin Anal Med 2011;2(1):34-6

Corresponding Author: Mürüvet Akın, Gülkent Devlet Hastanesi Radyoloji Bölümü, İstiklal mahallesi Atatürk bulvarı No: 104, 32100, Isparta, Türkiye. Phone:+90246 2117500 E-mail: muruvetakin@yahoo.com

Unusual Burn as a Complication of Paraplegia Treatment Caused by an Electrotherapy Device

Celalettin Sever, Yalcın Kulahcı, Sinan Oksuz , Haluk Duman

Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery and Burn Unit Gülhane Military Medical Academy and Medical Faculty, Haydarpasa Training Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey

DOI: 10.4328/JCAM.161 Received: 07.01.2010 Accepted: 11.01.2010 Printed: 01.01.2011 J Clin Anal Med 2011;2(1):29-30

Corresponding Author: Celalettin Sever, GATA Haydarpaşa Eğitim Hastanesi, Plastik ve Rekonstrüktif Cerrahi Servisi, Selimiye Mah. Tıbbiye Cad. 34668 Kadıköy, İstanbul, Türkiye. E-mail: drcsever@gmail.com

Invasive Approaches to the Diagnosis of Pleural Effusion

Makbule Ergin 1, Kürşat Gürlek 1, Ali Yeginsu 1, İsmail Ergin 2

1 Gaziosmanpasa Üniversitesi Tıp Fakültesi, Göğüs Cerrahisi Anabilim Dalı, 2 Cevdet Aykan Devlet Hastanesi, Radyoloji Bölümü, Tokat, Türkiye

DOI: 10.4328/JCAM.199 Received: 01.02.2010 Accepted: 09.03.2010 Printed: 01.01.2011 J Clin Anal Med2011;2(1):43-6

Corresponding Author: Makbule Ergin, Gaziosmanpasa Üniversitesi Tip Fakültesi, Gogus Cerrahisi Anabilim Dalı.Cennet Mh. 60500, Tokat, Turkey. Fax: +90 356 2133179 · E-mail: makbuleergin@yahoo.com

A Case of Type I Aortic Dissection; Intravascular Fenestration Prior To Surgical Procedure

Mehmet Ali Şahin, Artan Jahollari, Harun Tatar

GATA Kalp Damar Cerrahi Kliniği, Etlik, Ankara, Türkiye

DOI: 10.4328/JCAM.222 Received: 05.03.2010 Accepted: 17.03.2010 Printed: 01.01.2011

Corresponding Author: Artan Jahollari, GATA Kalp Damar Cerrahi Kliniği, Etlik, Ankara, Türkiye. Phone: +90 312 304 52 43 E-mail: tani3183@yahoo.com