March 2018

Aortic stiffness index and diurnal variability (dipper/non-dipper) in hypertensive patients

Turgay Aslan 1, Özge Kurmuş 1, Cemal Köseoğlu 2, Ahmet Göktuğ Ertem 2, Mehmet Erdoğan 2, Tolga Han Efe 2, Mehmet Bilge 2

1 Department of Cardiology, Ufuk University Faculty of Medicine, 2 Department of Cardiology, Ankara Atatürk Training and Research Hospital, Ankara, Turkey

DOI: 10.4328/JCAM.5547 Received: 30.11.2017 Accepted: 05.01.2018 Published Online: 07.01.2018 Printed: 01.03.2018 J Clin Anal Med 2018;9(2): 128-32

Corresponding Author: Turgay Aslan, Department of Cardiology, Ufuk University Faculty of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey. GSM: +905064742819 E-Mail: ttaslan3@hotmail.com

Intraoperative ultrasound use in intracranial lesion surgery: An initial institution experience

Hasan Emre Aydın 1, İsmail Kaya 1, Nevin Aydın 2, Ceren Kızmazoğlu 4, Orhan Kalemci 3, Tayfun Aydın 4

1 Department of Neurosurgery, Dumlupınar University, Medical Faculty, Kutahya, 2 Department of Radiological, Dumlupınar Univesity, Medical Faculty, Kutahya, 3 Department of Neurosurgery, Dokuz Eylül University, Medical Faculty, Izmir, 4 Department of Anesthesia and Reanimation, Dumlupınar University, Medical Faculty, Kutahya, Turkey

DOI: 10.4328/JCAM.5498 Received: 09.11.2017 Accepted: 06.01.2018 Published Online: 07.01.2018 Printed: 01.03.2018 J Clin Anal Med 2018;9(2): 121-4

Corresponding Author: İsmail Kaya, Department of Neurosurgery, Dumlupınar University, Medical Faculty, Kutahya, Turkey. T.: +90 2742652031 GSM: +905067282279 E-Mail: dr.ikaya85@gmail.com

Efficacy of splint treatment or splint plus gabapentin treatment in idiopathic carpal tunnel syndrome

Ozlem Mehmetoglu 1, Funda Tascioglu 2, Fulya Bakilan 3, Onur Armagan 2

1 Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Clinic, Bursa Medical Park Hospital, Bursa, 2 Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Department, Eskisehir Osmangazi University, Eskişehir, 3 Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Clinic, Eskisehir State Hospital, Eskişehir, Turkey

DOI: 10.4328/JCAM.5483 Received: 07.11.2017 Accepted: 05.01.2018 Published Online: 06.01.2018 Printed: 01.03.2018 J Clin Anal Med 2018;9(2): 116-20

Corresponding Author: Fulya Bakilan, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Clinic, Eskisehir State Hospital, Eskişehir, Turkey. GSM: +905057737335 E-Mail: fulyabakilan@gmail.com

A single-center, cross-sectional prevalence of stress, anxiety, and depression in patients prior to elective coronary angiography

Majid Najafi Kalyani

School of Nursing and Midwifery, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz, Iran

DOI: 10.4328/JCAM.5616 Received: 12.12.2017 Accepted: 28.12.2017 Published Online: 05.01.2018 Printed: 01.03.2018 J Clin Anal Med 2018;9(2): 143-6

Corresponding Author: Majid Najafi Kalyani, School of Nursing and Midwifery, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz, Iran. T.: +987136474254 E-Mail: majidnajafi5@yahoo.com

Why is vaccination frequency low in elderly patients?

Mehmet Yürüyen 1, Gizem Ayan 2, Filiz Demirdağ 3, Zehra Kara 2, Suna Avcı 2, Hakan Yavuzer 2, Alper Döventaş 2, Deniz Suna Erdinçler 2

1 Department of Internal Medicine, Palliative Care Clinic, Health Sciences University, Bakırkoy Dr Sadi Konuk Education and Research Hospital, 2 Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Geriatrics, Istanbul University, Cerrahpasa School of Medicine, 3 Department of Internal Medicine, Istanbul Medeniyet University, Goztepe Education and Research Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey

DOI: 10.4328/JCAM.5611 Received: 11.12.2017 Accepted: 29.12.2017 Published Online: 05.01.2018 Printed: 01.03.2018 J Clin Anal Med 2018;9(2): 138-42

Corresponding Author: Mehmet Yürüyen, Department of Internal Medicine, Palliative Care Clinic, Health Sciences University, Bakırkoy Dr Sadi Konuk Education and Research Hospital, Bakırkoy, Istanbul, Turkey. T.: +90 2124147171 E-Mail: drwalker@mynet.com.tr

PTEN, PAX2 and PINCH protein expression in normal endometrium, endometrial hyperplasia, and endometrioid adenocarcinomas

Esra Karakuş 1, Özlem Erdem 2, Çağatay Taşkıran 3, Anıl Onan 4, Resul Karakuş 5

1 Pathology Department, Ankara Children’s Hematology and Oncology Research and Training Hospital, 2 Department of Pathology, Gazi University Faculty of Medicine, 3 Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, VKV American Hospital, 4 Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Gazi University Faculty of Medicine, 5 Department of Immunology, Gazi University Faculty of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey

DOI: 10.4328/JCAM.5606 Received: 09.12.2017 Accepted: 01.01.2018 Published Online: 05.01.2018 Printed: 01.03.2018 J Clin Anal Med 2018;9(2): 133-7

Corresponding Author: Esra Karakuş, Pathology Department, Ankara Child Diseases Hematology and Oncology Education and Research Hospital, Ankara, Turkey. GSM: +905071636748 T.: +90 3123472330 E-Mail: esrakaraku@gmail.com

Variations of coronary arteries in cadavers referred to Tehran forensic medicine organization

Fares Najari 1, Zahra Sheikhveisi 2, Ideh Baradaran Kayal 1

1 Department of Forensic Medicine, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences-Tehran, 2 Legal Medicine Organization of Alborz, Karaj, Iran

DOI: 10.4328/JCAM.5502 Received: 10.11.2018 Accepted: 27.12.2017 Published Online: 05.01.2018 Printed: 01.03.2018 J Clin Anal Med 2018;9(2): 125-7

Corresponding Author: Fares Najari, Assistant Professor of Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences-Tehran, Iran. T.: 09123195140 F.: 02122719014 E-Mail: fares.hospital@yahoo.com

Post-traumatic stress disorder following childbirth: a study of prevalence and related factors in iranian women

Fatemeh Mokhtari 1, Roghaiyeh Nourizadeh 2, Fatemeh Ranjbar 3, Sevil Hakimi 4, Saeid Mousavi 5

1 MSc Student in Midwifery, Faculty of Nursing and Midwifery, 2 PhD in Reproductive Health, Assistant Professor, Faculty of Nursing and Midwifery, 3 Professor of Psychiatry, Research Center of Psychiatric and Behavioral Sciences, 4 PhD in Reproductive Health, Assistant Professor, Faculty of Nursing and Midwifery, 5 PhD in Biostatistics, Assistant Professor, Tabriz University of Medical Sciences, Tabriz, Iran

DOI: 10.4328/JCAM.5464 Received: 02.11.2017 Accepted: 06.01.2018 Published Online: 06.01.2018 Printed: 01.03.2018 J Clin Anal Med 2018;9(2): 111-5

Corresponding Author: Roghaiyeh Nourizadeh, PhD in Reproductive Health, Assistant Professor, Faculty of Nursing and Midwifery, Tabriz University of Medical Sciences, Tabriz, Iran. T.: 00989144131729 E-Mail: rnourizadeh@gmail.com

Evaluation of maternal and fetal outcomes of adolescent pregnancy in Hakkari province

Onur Karaaslan

Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Hakkari State Hospital, Hakkari, Turkey

DOI: 10.4328/JCAM.5458 Received: 08.11.2017 Accepted: 19.12.2017 Published Online: 30.12.2017 Printed: 01.03.2018 J Clin Anal Med 2018;9(2): 107-10

Corresponding Author: Onur Karaaslan, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Hakkari State Hospital, Hakkari, Turkey. GSM: +905438345363 E-Mail: onurkaraaslan62@gmail.com

Analysis of cancer cases from Dicle University Hospital; ten years’ experience

Necmi Arslan 1, Ahmet Yilmaz 2, Ugur Firat 3, Mehmet Halis Tanriverdi 4

1 Private Istanbul Health Services, Istanbul, 2 Department of Family Medicine, Dicle University Medical Faculty, Diyarbakir, 3 Cukurova Pathology Laboratory, Adana, 4 Diyarlife Hospital, Diyarbakır, Turkey

DOI: 10.4328/JCAM.5450 Received: 24.10.2017 Accepted: 06.01.2018 Published Online: 06.01.2018 Printed: 01.03.2018 J Clin Anal Med 2018;9(2): 102-6

Corresponding Author: Ahmet Yilmaz, Department of Family Medicine, Dicle University Medical Faculty, Diyarbakir, Turkey. T.: +90 41224888001 (4276) F.: +90 4122488004 E-Mail: dearahmetyilmaz@hotmail.com

Sleep quality in elderly individuals and related factors

Gökçe Demir 1, Betül Özen 2, Handan Zincir 2, G.Deniz Bulucu-Böyüksoy 1

1 Nursing Department, Ahi Evran University Health School, Kırşehir, 2 Nursing Department, Erciyes University Faculty of Health Sciences Public Health, Kayseri, Turkey

DOI: 10.4328/JCAM.5317 Received: 25.08.2017 Accepted: 02.01.2018 Published Online: 04.01.2018 Printed: 01.03.2018 J Clin Anal Med 2018;9(2): 97-101

Corresponding Author: Gökçe Demir, Nursing Department, Ahi Evran University Health School, Kırşehir, Turkey. T.: +90 3862805322 F.: +90 3862805326 E-Mail: gokce_4068@hotmail.com

The outcomes of acetabular fractures treated surgically and factors affecting the result

Necip Güven 1, Mehmet Ata Gökalp 2, Seyyid Şerif Ünsal 2, Tülin Türközü 1, Savaş Güner 2

1 Van Training and Research Hospital, 2 Department of Trauma and Orthopedic Surgery, Medical School of Yüzüncü Yil University, Van, Turkey

DOI: 10.4328/JCAM.5124 Received: 03.06.2017 Accepted: 21.12.2017 Published Online: 30.12.2017 Printed: 01.03.2018 J Clin Anal Med 2018;9(2): 93-6

Corresponding Author: Mehmet Ata Gökalp, Department of Orthopedics and Traumatology, Yüzüncü Yıl University, Medical Faculty, Van, Turkey. T.: +905055037613 E-Mail: doktorata@hotmail.com

A case of brucellosis presenting with mastoiditis and hearing loss

Yeşim Alpay 1, Arzu İrvem 2, Haşmet Yazıcı 3

1 Department of Infectious Disease and Clinical Microbiology, Balıkesir University School of Medicine, Balıkesir, 2 Department of Microbiology and Clinical Microbiology, Umraniye Training and Research Hospital, İstanbul, 3 Department of Ear-Nose-Throat Diseases, Balıkesir University School of Medicine, Balıkesir, Turkey

DOI: 10.4328/JCAM.5584 Received: 17.12.2017 Accepted: 05.01.2018 Publihed Online: 07.01.2018 Printed: 01.03.2018 J Clin Anal Med 2018;9(2): 174-6

Corresponding Author: Yeşim Alpay, Department of Infectious Disease and Clinical Microbiology, Balıkesir University School of Medicine, Balıkesir, Turkey. T.: +90 2666121319/4533 F.: +90 2666121010 E-Mail: yesim.alpay@hotmail.com

Giant epidermal cyst of the upperarm: A rare case report

Ömer Cengiz

Department of Orthopedics and Traumatology, Mus State Hospital, Mus, Turkey

DOI: 10.4328/JCAM.5523 Received: 19.11.2017 Accepted: 02.01.2018 Publihed Online: 03.01.2018 Printed: 01.03.2018 J Clin Anal Med 2018;9(2): 171-3

Corresponding Author: Ömer Cengiz, Ortopedi ve Travmatoloji Servisi, Muş Devlet Hastanesi, 49100, Muş, Türkiye. GSM: +905323866493 E-Mail: dr.omercengiz@gmail.com

Multipl skeletal muscle metastases from renal cell carcinoma after radical nephrectomy

Çağatay Zengin, Mesut Tahta, Tuğrul Bulut, Cem Özcan

Ortopedi ve Travmatoloji Kliniği, Atatürk E.A.H, Katip Çelebi Üniversitesi, İzmir, Türkiye

DOI: 10.4328/JCAM.5459 Received: 30.10.2017 Accepted: 02.01.2018 Publihed Online: 03.01.2018 Printed: 01.03.2018 J Clin Anal Med 2018;9(2): 161-3

Corresponding Author: Eyüp Çağatay Zengin, Ortopedi ve Travmatoloji Kliniği, Atatürk E.A.H, Katip Çelebi Üniversitesi, İzmir, Türkiye. GSM: +905052522836 E-Mail: zengincagatay@hotmail.com

Schwartz-jampel syndrome; case report

Mehmet Balal, Turgay Demir, Filiz Koc

Department of Neurology, Cukurova University, Faculty of Medicine, Adana, Turkey

DOI: 10.4328/JCAM.5515 Received: 15.11.2017 Accepted: 29.12.2017 Publihed Online: 03.01.2018 Printed: 01.03.2018 J Clin Anal Med 2018;9(2): 168-70

Corresponding Author: Mehmet Balal, Department of Neurology, Cukurova University, Faculty of Medicine, 01330, Adana, Turkey. GSM: +905055446949 E-Mail: memet_balal@hotmail.com

Monophasic synovial sarcoma of pancreas

Yousef Roosta 1, Mortaza Raeisi 1, Kawsar Tarvirdizade 2

1 Hematology and Medical Oncology Research Center, 2 Medicine Faculty, Tabriz University of Medical Science, Tabriz, Iran

DOI: 10.4328/JCAM.5396 Received: 13.11.2017 Accepted: 27.12.2017 Publihed Online: 30.12.2017 Printed: 01.03.2018 J Clin Anal Med 2018;9(2): 153-4

Corresponding Author: Kawsar Tarvirdizade, General Practitioner M.D, Medicine Faculty, Tabriz University of Medical Science, Tabriz, Iran. E-Mail: kowsar.tarvirdi91@gmail.com

Hyperandrogenism in postmenopausal woman: Is surgery reasonable for diagnosis and treatment?

Meltem Tekelioğlu¹ , Suat Karataş¹ , Tayfur Çift² , Gülşan Baydu³ , Seyhan Özakkoyunlu Hasçiçek³ , Ayşe Ender Yumru¹

¹Gynecology and Obstetrics Department, Şişli Hamidiye Etfal Training and Research Hospital, Istanbul, ²Bursa Yüksek Ihtisas Training and Research Hospital, Bursa, ³Pathology Department, Şişli Hamidiye Etfal Training and Research Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey

DOI: 10.4328/JCAM.5493 Received: 08.11.2017 Accepted: 01.12.2017 Publihed Online: 05.12.2017 Printed: 01.03.2018 J Clin Anal Med 2018;9(2): 164-7

Corresponding Author: Tayfur Çift, Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics, Bursa Yüksek İhtisas Training and Research Hospital, 16140, Bursa, Turkey. T.: +905325521928 E-Mail: tayfur_cift@yahoo.com

A case of pulmonary hydatid cyst, Nonspesific history and atypical chest graphics

Orhan Ayan, Ahmet Yilmaz

Department of Family Medicine, Dicle University Medical Faculty, Diyarbakir, Turkey

DOI: 10.4328/JCAM.5449 Received: 24.10.2017 Accepted: 27.11.2017 Publihed Online: 27.11.2017 Printed: 01.03.2018 J Clin Anal Med 2018;9(2): 158-60

Corresponding Author: Ahmet Yilmaz, Department of Family Physicians, Dicle University Medical Faculty, 21280, Diyarbakir, Turkey. T.: +90 4122488 8001/4276 F.: +90 4122488004 E-Mail: dearahmetyilmaz@hotmail.com

Green urine appearance in a patient with refractory status epilepticus due to propofol infusion

Turgay Demir, Kezban Aslan, Mehmet Balal, Sebnem Bicakci, Hacer Bozdemir

Department of Neurology, Cukurova University, Faculty of Medicine, Adana, Turkey

DOI: 10.4328/JCAM.5327 Received: 14.10.2017 Accepted: 16.10.2017 Publihed Online: 16.11.2017 Printed: 01.03.2018 J Clin Anal Med 2018;9(2): 150-2

Corresponding Author: Turgay Demir, Department of Neurology, Cukurova University, Faculty of Medicine, Adana, 01330, Turkey. GSM: +905064004722 E-Mail: tdemir@cu.edu.tr

An unusual transoral penetrating injury by scissors in a child and principles of management

Ayfer Özdemir 1, Erkan Orhan 2

1 Private Clinic, Uşak, 2 Department of Plastic Surgery, Namik Kemal University, Tekirdag, Turkey

DOI: 10.4328/JCAM.5437 Received: 14.10.2017 Accepted: 13.11.2017 Publihed Online: 13.11.2017 Printed: 01.03.2018 J Clin Anal Med 2018;9(2): 155-7

Corresponding Author: Erkan Orhan, Reşat Nuri Sok. 71/31 Y.Ayrancı, Çankaya, Ankara, 06510, Turkey. GSM: +905325004192 F.: +90 2822509950 E-Mail: eorhan@yahoo.com

Fracture of the fibular sesamoid bone of the metatarsophalangeal joint of the big toe

Ahmet İmerci, Nevres Hürriyet Aydoğan

Department of Orthopaedics and Traumatology, Mugla Sitki Kocman University, Faculty of Medicine, Mugla, Turkey

DOI: 10.4328/JCAM.5200 Received: 04.07.2017 Accepted: 08.11.17 Publihed Online: 10.11.2017 Printed: 01.03.2018 J Clin Anal Med 2018;9(2): 147-9

Corresponding Author: Ahmet Imerci, Department of Orthopaedics and Traumatology, Mugla Sitki Kocman University, Faculty of Medicine, Mugla, Turkey. GSM: +90 5068935276 F.: +90 2522111345 E-Mail: ahmetimerci@hotmail.com

Cyber bullying and its effects on the adolescent and youth health: A huge problem behind tiny keys

Mustafa Tözün, Asya Banu Babaoglu

Department of Public Health, Izmir Katip Celebi University Medical Faculty, Balatcik Campus, Cigli, Izmir, Turkey

DOI: 10.4328/JCAM.5426 Received: 23.10.2017 Accepted: 27.11.2017 Published Online: 27.11.2017 Printed: 01.03.2018 J Clin Anal Med 2018;9(2): 177-82

Corresponding Author: Asya B. Babaoglu, Department of Public Health, Izmir Katip Celebi University, Faculty of Medicine, 35620 Cigli, Izmir, Turkey. T.: +90 2323293535/5842 GSM: +905325263814 E-Mail: asyabanu.babaoglu@ikc.edu.tr, asyabanu@yahoo.com