July 2017

DERIVATION AND VALIDATION OF A PROGNOSTIC MODEL FOR WORKERS DISABLED BY DEPRESSION

Nigar Sekercioglu 1, Shaun Shaikh 2, Gordon H. Guyatt 3, Jason W. Busse 1, 4, 5

1 Department of Health Research Methods, Evidence, and Impact, McMaster University, 2 Department of Economics, McMaster University, 3 Department of Medicine, McMaster University, 4 Department of Anesthesia, McMaster University, 5 The Michael G. DeGroote Institute for Pain Research and Care, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada.

DOI: 10.4328/JCAM.4969 Received: 05.03.2017 Accepted: 16.03.2017 Printed: 01.07.2017 J Clin Anal Med 2017;8(4): 351-6

Corresponding Author: Nigar Sekercioglu, Department of Health Research Methods, Evidence, and Impact, McMaster University,1280 Main Street West, Hamilton, Ontario, L8S 4K1, Canada. E-Mail: nigars2003@yahoo.com

PROCALCITONIN AND MALONDIALDEHYDE AS MARKERS OF INFLAMMATION IN HEMODIALYSIS PATIENTS

Nigar Sekercioglu 1, Huriye Balci 2, Meltem Pekpak 1

1 Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Nephrology, University of Istanbul, Cerrahpasa Faculty of Medicine, 2 Central Research Laboratory, University of Istanbul, Cerrahpasa Faculty of Medicine, İstanbul, Turkey

DOI: 10.4328/JCAM.4899 Received: 29.12.2016 Accepted: 24.01.2017 Printed: 01.07.2017 J Clin Anal Med 2017;8(4): 346-50

Corresponding Author: Nigar Sekercioglu, 310-Dundas Street, London, Ontario, Canada. T.: 647-678-4225 E-Mail: nigars2003@yahoo.com

ANALYSIS OF MATERNAL AND NEONATAL OUTCOMES IN DIFFERENT TYPES OF PLACENTA PREVIA AND IN PREVIA-ACCRETA COEXISTENCE

Alev Özer, Hilal Sakallı, Bülent Köstü, Şakir Aydoğdu

Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Kahramanmaraş Sütçü İmam University Hospital, Kahramanmaras, Turkey

DOI: 10.4328/JCAM.4859 Received: 08.11.2016 Accepted: 01.01.2017 Printed: 01.07.2017 J Clin Anal Med 2017;8(4): 341-5

Corresponding Author: Alev Özer, Kahramanmaraş Sütçü İmam Üniversite Hastanesi, Kahramanmaraş, Türkiye. T.: +90 3442803434 F.: +90 3443113005 E-Mail: serdarztb78@gmail.com

PROGNOSTIC FACTORS FOR 6-YEAR SURVIVAL RATES OF PATIENTS WITH COPD

Bulent Yilmaz 1, Sulhattin Arslan 2, Kursat Epozturk 3, Ibrahim Akkurt 4

1 Sivas Numune Public Hospital, Sivas, 2 Department of Chest Diseases, Cumhuriyet University, Faculty of Medicine, Sivas, 3 Department of Chest Diseases and Allergy, Kartal Training and Research Hospital, İstanbul, 4 Department of Chest Diseases, Special Akkay Hospital, Ankara, Turkey

DOI: 10.4328/JCAM.4846 Received: 27.10.2016 Accepted: 01.01.2017 Printed: 01.07.2017 J Clin Anal Med 2017;8(4): 336-40

Corresponding Author: Sulhattin Arslan, Cumhuriyet Universitesi Hastanesi, 58140, Sivas, Turkey. T.: +90 3462581000 E-Mail: sulhattinaslan@mynet.com

ASSESSMENT OF FACTORS AFFECTING ENGRAFTMENT AFTER AUTOLOGOUS STEM CELL TRANSPLANTATION

Fatma Dogruel 1, Cigdem Pala Ozturk 2, Murat Albayrak 2, Leylagul Kaynar 3, Serdar Sıvgın 3, Bulent Eser 3, Ali Unal 3, Mustafa Cetin 3

1 Department of Internal Medicine, Erciyes University, Faculty of Dentistry, Kayseri, 2 Diskapi Yildirim and Beyazit Training Research Hospital, Ankara, 3 Department of Hematology, Erciyes University, Faculty of Medicine, Kayseri, Türkiye

DOI: 10.4328/JCAM.4813 Received: 26.09.2016 Accepted: 01.01.2017 Printed: 01.07.2017 J Clin Anal Med 2017;8(4): 332-5

Corresponding Author: Fatma Dogruel, Department of Internal Medicine, Erciyes University Faculty of Dentistry, Kayseri, Turkey. T.: +90 3522076666-29183 F.: +90 3524380657 E-Mail: fdogruel@gmail.com

EXPECTATIONS THAT PATIENTS HAVE OF NURSES REGARDING PAIN MANAGEMENT DURING THE POST-OPERATIVE PERIOD AND INTERVENTIONS OF NURSES FOR PATIENTS IN PAIN

Tuba Yılmazer 1,Naile Bilgili 2

1 Yildirim Beyazit University, Faculty of Health Sciences, 2 Department of Nursing, Gazi University, Faculty of Nursing, Ankara, Turkey

DOI: 10.4328/JCAM.4768 Received: 27.07.2016 Accepted: 01.01.2016 Printed: 01.07.2017 J Clin Anal Med 2017;8(4): 327-31

Corresponding Author: Tuba Yılmazer, Department of Nursing, Yildirim Beyazit University, Faculty of Health Sciences, 06800 Ankara, Turkey. T.: +903123241555 F.: +90 3123241505 E-Mail: tubayldrm_87@hotmail.com

CORRELATION BETWEEN FINE NEEDLE ASPIRATION BIOPSY AND HISTOPATOLOGICAL FINDINGS IN THE DIAGNOSIS OF PAROTID TUMORS

Fatih Özdoğan, Halil Erdem Özel

KBB Kliniği, Kocaeli Derince Eğitim ve Araştırma Hastanesi, Kocaeli, Türkiye

DOI: 10.4328/JCAM.4886 Received: 12.12.2016 Accepted: 27.12.2016 Printed: 01.07.2017 J Clin Anal Med 2017;8(4): 324-6

Corresponding Author: Fatih Özdoğan, KBB Kliniği, Kocaeli Derince Eğitim ve Araştırma Hastanesi,Kocaeli, Türkiye. T.: +90 2623178000 F.: +90 2623178595 E-Mail: ozdogan.fatih@gmail.com

THE DEVELOPMENT OF A UNIVERSALLY CONSERVED M2E AND HEMAGGLUTININ PEPTIDE-BASED ELISA METHOD AGAINST INFLUENZA A

Yasemin Budama-Kılınc 1, Rabia Cakır-Koc 1, Selim Badur 2

1 Department of Bioengineering, Yildiz Technical University, Faculty of Chemical and Metallurgical Engineering, 2 Department of Microbiology, Virology and Immunology Unit, Istanbul University, Istanbul Medicine Faculty, Istanbul, Turkey

DOI: 10.4328/JCAM.4883 Received: 08.12.2016 Accepted: 27.12.2016 Printed: 01.07.2017 J Clin Anal Med 2017;8(4): 320-3

Corresponding Author: Yasemin Budama Kılınç, Biyomühendislik Bölümü, Kimya Metalurji Fakültesi, Yıldız Teknik Üniversitesi, A-122, Davutpaşa Kampüsü, 34220, Esenler, İstanbul, Türkiye. T.: +90 2123834647 E-Mail: yaseminbudama@gmail.com

INTER-OBSERVER AND INTRA-OBSERVER RELIABILITY OF ROCKWOOD CLASSIFICATION AMONG ORTHOPEDIC RESIDENTS

Emre Bilgin¹, Ali Turgut¹, Mert Kumbaracı¹, Gökhan İlyas², Önder Kalenderer¹

1 Department of Orthopaedics and Traumatology, Health Science University Tepecik Training and Research Hospital, İzmir, 2 Department of Orthopaedics and Traumatology, Tavşanlı Doç.Dr. Mustafa Kalemli State Hospital, Kütahya, Turkey

DOI: 10.4328/JCAM.4876 Received: 30.11.2016 Accepted: 27.12.2016 Printed: 01.07.2017 J Clin Anal Med 2017;8(4): 315-9

Corresponding Author: Emre Bilgin, Ortopedi ve Travmatoloji Kliniği, Tepecik Eğitim ve Araştırma Hastanesi, Konak, İzmir, Turkey. T.: +90 2324696969-1415 E-Mail: dremrebilgin@hotmail.com

COULD PLATELET INDICES HAVE PREDICTIVE VALUE IN HENOCH-SCHÖNLEIN PURPURA?

Celebi Kocaoglu 1, Ahmet Ozel 2

1 Department of Pediatric Intensive Care, 2 Department of Pediatric Nephrology, Konya Education and Research Hospital, Meram, Konya, Turkey

DOI: 10.4328/JCAM.4874 Received: 30.11.2016 Accepted: 21.12.2016 Printed: 01.07.2017 J Clin Anal Med 2017;8(4): 311-4

Corresponding Author: Celebi Kocaoglu, Department of Pediatric Intensive Care, Konya Education and Research Hospital 42090 Meram, Konya, Turkey. T.: +90 3323236709 F.: +90 3323236723 E-Mail: celebikocaoglu@hotmail.com

994 CASES OF FERGUSON HEMORRHOIDECTOMY: 10-YEARS’ EXPERIENCE OF A SINGLE SURGEON

Ahmet Serdar Karaca

Department of Cancer Republic of Turkey Ministry of Health, Ankara, Turkey

DOI: 10.4328/JCAM.4867 Received: 19.11.2016 Accepted: 21.12.2016 Printed: 01.07.2017 J Clin Anal Med 2017;8(4): 307-10

Corresponding Author: Ahmet Serdar Karaca, Department of Cancer Republic of Turkey Ministry of Health, Ankara, Turkey. T.: +90 3125656096 GSM: +905055414474 E-Mail: karacaahmetserdar@gmail.com

DETERMINATION OF HUMAN PAPILLOMA VIRUSES DNA AND GENOTYPES IN GENITAL SAMPLES WITH PCR

Alev Çetin Duran 1, Begüm Nalça Erdin 2, Ayça Arzu Sayıner 3

1 Temel İmmünoloji Bilim Dalı, Çukurova Üniversitesi Tıp Fakültesi Tıbbi Mikrobiyoloji ABD., Adana, 2 Tıbbi Mikrobiyoloji Bölümü, İstanbul Tuzla Devlet Hastanesi, İstanbul, 3 Tıbbi Mikrobiyoloji ABD. Dokuz Eylül Üniversitesi Tıp Fakültesi,İzmir, Türkiye

DOI: 10.4328/JCAM.4881 Received: 03.12.2016 Accepted: 20.12.2016 Printed: 01.07.2017 J Clin Anal Med 2017;8(4): 302-6

Corresponding Author: Alev Çetin Duran, Temel İmmünoloji Bilim Dalı, Çukurova Üniversitesi Tıp Fakültesi Tıbbi Mikrobiyoloji ABD. Adana, Türkiye. T.: +90 3223383480 E-Mail: alevctndrn@gmail.com

PLATELET-TO-LYMPHOCYTE RATIO IN DIAGNOSIS OF ACUTE COMPLICATED APPENDICITIS IN CHILDHOOD

Mervan Bekdas 1, Hulya Ozturk 2

1 Department of Pediatrics, Abant Izzet Baysal University Faculty of Medicine, 2 Department of Pediatric Surgery, Abant Izzet Baysal University Faculty of Medicine, Bolu, Turkey

DOI: 10.4328/JCAM.4873 Received: 27.11.2016 Accepted: 20.12.2016 Printed: 01.07.2017 J Clin Anal Med 2017;8(4): 299-301

Corresponding Author: Mervan Bekdas, Department of Pediatrics, Abant Izzet Baysal University Faculty of Medicine, Bolu, Turkey. E-Mail: merbek14@yahoo.com

PULMONARY EMBOLISM: CARDIOVASCULAR AND PARENCHYMAL CHANGES

Aykut Recep Aktas 1, Eda Senocak 1, Meltem Cetın 1, Sevda Yılmaz 2, Ahmet Orhan Celık 3, Hakan Demırtas 3, Ayse Umul 4, Mehmet Callıoğlu 1

1 Dept. of Radiology, Süleyman Demirel University Faculty of Medicine, Isparta, 2 Dept. of Radiology, Kırıkkale University Faculty of Medicine, Kırıkkale, 3 Vocational School of Health Services, Süleyman Demirel University, Isparta, 4 Vocational School of Health Services, SüleymanDemirel University, Isparta, Turkey

DOI: 10.4328/JCAM.4888 Received: 15.12.2016 Accepted: 20.12.2016 Printed: 01.07.2017 J Clin Anal Med 2017;8(4): 293-8

Corresponding Author: Sevda Yilmaz, Dept. of Radiology, Kırıkkale University Faculty of Medicine, Kırıkkale, Turkey. T.: +90 3183335000/5166 F.: +90 3182240786 GSM: +905337709761 E-Mail: sevyil2003@yahoo.com

CORRELATION OF THE FREQUENCY OF CHILDHOOD TRAUMA WITH DEPRESSION AND ANXIETY IN MIDWIFERY STUDENTS

Betül Battaloğlu İnanç

Family Medicine Department, Faculty of Medicine, Muğla Sıtkı Koçman University, Muğla, Turkey

DOI: 10.4328/JCAM.4882 Received: 04.12.2016 Accepted: 18.12.2016 Printed: 01.07.2017 J Clin Anal Med 2017;8(4): 288-92

Corresponding Author: Betül Battaloğlu İnanç, Family Medicine Department, Faculty of Medicine, Muğla Sıtkı Koçman University, Muğla, Turkey. T.: +90 2522141326-28/5195 F.: +90 2522111345 E-Mail: betulbattaloglu@mu.edu.tr

EFFECT OF YEARLY SEASONAL CHANGES AND METEOROLOGICAL PARAMETERS ON THE SEVERITY OF PULMONARY THROMBOEMBOLISM

Özlem Erçen Diken 1, Aydın Çiledağ 2, Uğur Gönüllü 2, Adem İlkay Diken 3

1 Department of Chest Diseases, Hitit University School of Medicine, Çorum, 2 Department of Chest Diseases, Ankara University School of Medicine, Ankara, 3 Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Hitit University School of Medicine, Çorum, Turkey

DOI: 10.4328/JCAM.4866 Received: 18.11.2016 Accepted: 08.12.2016 Printed: 01.07.2017 J Clin Anal Med 2017;8(4): 284-7

Corresponding Author: Adem İlkay Diken, Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Hitit University, Çorum, Turkey. T.: +90 3642230300 F.: +90 3642230323 E-Mail: ademilkay@gmail.com

COMPARISON OF NEUTROPHIL/LYMPHOCYTE RATIO AND TROMBOCYTE/LYMPHOCYTE RATIO VALUES BETWEEN TONSILLECTOMY AND A CONTROL GROUP

Mehmet Ali Yorulmaz 1, Mustafa Tüz 1, Hasan Yasan 1, Erdoğan Okur 1, Mehmet Emre Sivrice 2

1 Department of Oto-Rhino-LaryngologyandHead&NeckSurgery, Faculty of Medicine, S.Demirel University, Isparta, 2 Department of Otorinolaringology, Tavsanlı Docent Doktor Mustafa Kalemli State Hospital, Kutahya, Turkey

DOI: 10.4328/JCAM.4862 Received: 09.11.2016 Accepted: 12.12.2016 Printed: 01.07.2017 J Clin Anal Med 2017;8(4): 280-3

Corresponding Author: Mehmet Emre Sivrice, Department of Otorinolaringology, Tavsanlı Docent Doktor Mustafa Kalemli State Hospital, 43300, Kutahya, Turkey. GSM: +905447724319 F.: +90 2746151425 E-Mail: emresivrice@gmail.com

THE COMPARISON OF VITAMIN D LEVELS OF HEALTHY AND GESTATIONAL DIABETIC PREGNANT WOMEN

Selma Pekgor 1, Mustafa Basaran 2, Fatma Goksin Cihan 3, Ahmet Pekgor 4

1 Department of Family Medicine, Konya Training and Research Hospital, University of Health Sciences, 2 Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics, Konya Training and Research Hospital, University of Health Sciences, 3 Department of Family Medicine, Meram Medical School of Necmettin Erbakan University, 4 Department of Statistics, Faculty of Science, Necmettin Erbakan University, Konya, Turkey

DOI: 10.4328/JCAM.4852 Received: 06.11.2016 Accepted: 12.12.2016 Printed: 01.07.2017 J Clin Anal Med 2017;8(4): 275-9

Corresponding Author: Selma Pekgor, Department of Family Medicine, Konya Education Research Hospital, Konya, Turkey. T.: +90 3322210000 F.: +90 3323236723 E-Mail: selmapekgor@outlook.com

EVALUATION OF SERUM LEVELS OF OSTEOPONTIN AND BONE SIALOPROTEIN IN FEMALE PATIENTS WITH TENDINOPATHY

Serdar Hıra¹, Cuneyt Tamam², Ugur Demırpek³, Mehmet Gem⁴

¹Department of Clinical Biochemistry, Tatvan State Hospital, Bitlis, ²Department of Orthopedics and Traumatology, Tatvan State Hospital, Bitlis, ³Department of Clinical Microbiology, Tatvan State Hospital, Bitlis, ⁴Department of Orthopedics and Traumatology, Faculty of Medicine, Dicle University, Diyarbakır, Turkey

DOI: 10.4328/JCAM.4854 Received: 03.11.2016 Accepted: 07.12.2016 Printed: 01.07.2017 J Clin Anal Med 2017;8(4): 271-4

Corresponding Author: Serdar Hira, Department of Biochemistry, Tatvan State Hospital, 13200, Bitlis, Turkey. GSM: +905358532347 E-Mail: serdarhiramd@gmail.com

ANALYSIS OF RISK FACTORS PREDICTING SURGERY IN CASES WITH TUBO-OVARIAN ABSCESS

Bülent Köstü, Alev Özer

Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Kahramanmaras Sutcu Imam University, School of Medicine, Kahramanmaraş, Turkey

DOI: 10.4328/JCAM.4853 Received: 03.11.2016 Accepted: 30.11.2016 Printed: 01.07.2017 J Clin Anal Med 2017;8(4): 267-70

Corresponding Author: Alev Özer, Kahramanmaras Sutcu Imam Universitesi, Tıp Fakültesi, Avsar Kampusu, Merkez, Kahramanmaras, Turkey. T.: +90 3442803434 F.: +90 3442803409 E-Mail: serdarztb78@gmail.com

SUBCLINICAL CAROTID ATHEROSCLEROSIS AND VITAMIN D IN PATIENTS WITH ANKYLOSING SPONDYLITIS

Ayşe Aydemir Ekim 1, Emel Gönüllü 2, Hatice Hamarat 3, Dilek Serin Kaya 1, Alper Yurdasiper 4, Ahmet Musmul 5

1 Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Zübeyde Hanım Campus, Eskişehir Public Hospital, 2 Department of Rheumatology, Eskişehir Public Hospital, 3 Department of Internal Medicine, Eskişehir Public Hospital, 4 Department of Radiology, Eskişehir Public Hospital, 5 Department of Biostatistics and Medical Informatics, Faculty of Medicine, Osmangazi University, Eskişehir, Turkey

DOI: 10.4328/JCAM.4840 Received: 17.10.2016 Accepted: 26.11.2016 Printed: 01.07.2017 J Clin Anal Med 2017;8(4): 261-6

Corresponding Author: Ayşe Aydemir Ekim, Eskişehir Public Hospital, Zübeyde Hanım Campus, Eskişehir, Turkey. T.: +90 2222242000 GSM: +905355604225 F.: +90 2222500149 E-Mail: drayseekim@yahoo.com.tr

THE EFFECTS OF INTERFERON β-1b ON DEPRESSION, ANXIETY, AND QUALITY OF LIFE IN MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS

Semih Giray 1, Ceyhun Can 2, Yarkın Özenli 2

1 Department of Neurology, Gaziantep University, School of Medicine, Gaziantep, 2 Department of Psychiatry, Adana Numune Training and Research Hospital, Adana, Turkey

DOI: 10.4328/JCAM.4832 Received: 08.11.2016 Accepted: 28.11.2016 Printed: 01.07.2017 J Clin Anal Med 2017;8(4): 257-60

Corresponding Author: Ceyhun Can, ANEAH Seyhan Araştırma ve Uygulama Merkezi, Kurttepe Mah. Süleyman Demirel Bulvarı, 01170, Çukurova, Adana, Türkiye. GSM: +905058989099 F.: +90 3223550315 E-Mail: ceyhuncan26@gmail.com

PHYSIOLOGICAL UPTAKE OF 18F-FLUORODEOXYGLUCOSE IN PET/CT IMAGING: A FREQUENT DIAGNOSTIC PITFALL

Sevin Ayaz 1, Harika Topal Önal 2

1 Department of Medical Imaging Techniques, Toros University, Vocational School; Department of Nuclear Medicine, Ministry of Health, Mersin City Hospital, 2 Department of Medical Imaging Techniques, Toros University, Vocational School, Mersin, Turkey

DOI: 10.4328/JCAM.4945 Received: 05.02.2017 Accepted: 19.02.2017 Printed: 01.07.2017 J Clin Anal Med 2017;8(4): 357-9

Corresponding Author: Sevin Ayaz, Toros University, Vocational School, Department of Medical Imaging Techniques, Yenişehir, 33140, Mersin, Turkey. GSM: +905377639443 F.: +90 3243253301 E-Mail: sevinayaz@yahoo.com