March 2019

Cardiothoracic area ratio for evaluation of ejection fraction in patients

Serhat Karaman

Department of Emergency Medicine, Gaziosmanpasa University, Faculty of Medicine, Tokat, Turkey

DOI: 10.4328/JCAM.6116 Received: 24.12.2018 Accepted: 07.01.2019 Published Online: 14.01.2019 Printed: 01.03.2019 J Clin Anal Med 2019;10(2): 188-92

Corresponding Author: Serhat Karaman, Department of Emergency Medicine, Gaziosmanpasa University, Faculty of Medicine, 60100, Tokat, Turkey. T.: +90 3562149444 F.: +90 3562133179 E-Mail: drserhatkaraman@hotmail.com ORCID ID: 0000-0003-4554-1364

The review of neuroimaging findings of 139 patients with idiopathic intracranial hypertension: A clinical retrospective experience

Eda Çoban, Ayhan Köksal, Dilek Ataklı, Aysun Soysal

Neurology Department, Neurosurgery and Psychiatry, Bakırköy Education and Training Hospital of Neurology, İstanbul, Turkey

DOI: 10.4328/JCAM.6066 Received: 30.10.2018 Accepted: 05.12.2018 Published Online: 06.12.2018 Printed: 01.03.2019 J Clin Anal Med 2019;10(2): 239-42

Corresponding Author: Eda Çoban, Neurology Department, Neurosurgery and Psychiatry, Bakırköy Education and Training Hospital of Neurology, İstanbul, Turkey. GSM: +905054834377 E-Mail: eda_coban@yahoo.com ORCID ID: 0000 0001 5894 7318

Antibiotic resistance profiles of endotracheal aspirates in intensive care unit patients

Özlem Koca

Mikrobiyoloji Laboratuvarı, Atatürk Devlet Hastanesi, Antalya, Türkiye

DOI: 10.4328/JCAM.6095 Received: 24.11.2018 Accepted: 01.12.2018 Published Online: 03.12.2018 Printed: 01.03.2019 J Clin Anal Med 2019;10(2): 243-6

Corresponding Author: Özlem Koca, Mikrobiyoloji Laboratuvarı, Atatürk Devlet Hastanesi, Antalya, Türkiye. GSM: +905422702656 E-Mail: drozlemkoca@gmail.com ORCID ID: 0000-0002-7167-7794

 Electromagnetic field versus diclofenac drugs on primary dysmenorrhea: A single-blind randomized controlled trial

Ghada Ebrahim El Refaye 1, Afaf Mohamed Botla 1, Hossam Al-Din Hussein 2, Hamada Ahmed Hamada 3, Amir N. Wadee 4

1 Department of Physical Therapy for Women’s Health, Faculty of Physical therapy, Cairo University, 2 Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Faculty of Medicine, Al-Azhar University, 3 Department of Biomechanics, Faculty of Physical Therapy, Cairo University, 4 Department of Basic Science for Physical Therapy, Faculty of Physical Therapy, Cairo University, Egypt.

DOI: 10.4328/JCAM.5890 Received: 25.04.2018 Accepted: 07.05.2018 Published Online: 15.05.2018 Printed: 01.03.2019 J Clin Anal Med 2019;10(2): 202-6

Corresponding Author: Hamada Ahmed, Lecturer of Biomechanics, Faculty of Physical Therapy, Cairo University, Cairo, Egypt. T.: 00201117893697 E-Mail: Hamada.Ahmed@pt.cu.edu.eg ORCID ID: 0000-0002-6661-3948

Neutrophil-to-lymphocyte ratio and red cell distribution width: potential inflammatory markers for sudden sensorineural hearing loss

Ayse Secil Kayalı Dinc, Melih Cayonu, Suleyman Boynuegri, Melih M. Sahin, Adil Eryilmaz

Department of Otorhinolaryngology and Head Neck Surgery, Ankara Numune Training and Research Hospital, Ankara, Turkey

DOI: 10.4328/JCAM.6077 Received: 06.11.2018 Accepted: 21.11.2018 Published Online: 21.11.2018 Printed: 01.03.2019 J Clin Anal Med 2019;10(2): 235-8

Corresponding Author: Melih Cayonu, Department of Otorhinolaryngology and Head Neck Surgery, Ankara Numune Training and Research Hospital, 06230, Ankara, Turkey. T.: +90 3125084000 GSM: +905053467771 E-Mail: melihcayonu@yahoo.com ORCID ID: 0000-0001-5542-1898

The effect of vitamin d levels on the mood disorders of the operating room and intensive care unit staff

Ali Altınbaş 1, Nilay Taş 2, Zübeyir Cebeci 2, Murat Cihan 3, Ebru Çanakçı 2, Tevfik Noyan 4

1 Department of Anesthesiology and Reanimation, Ministry of Health – Ordu University Training and Research Hospital, 2 Department of Anesthesiology and Reanimation, Faculty of Medicine, Ordu University, 3 Department of Biochemistry, Ministry of Health – Ordu University Training and Research Hospital, 4 Department of Biochemistry, Faculty of Medicine, Ordu University, Ordu, Turkey.

DOI: 10.4328/JCAM.6076 Received: 06.11.2018 Accepted: 18.11.2018 Published Online: 19.11.2018 Printed: 01.03.2019 J Clin Anal Med 2019;10(2): 156-61

Corresponding Author: Ali Altinbaş, SB-ODU Eğitim ve Araştırma Hastanesi Kat: 3, Altinordu, Ordu, Türkiye. GSM: +905078102606 F.: +90 4522250190 E-Mail: ali.altinbas@hotmail.com ORCID ID: 0000-0002-0193-6965

Bun/creatinine ratio and the inferior vena cavacollapsibility index in ventilator associated pneumonia

Ahmet Karatas 1, Ebru Canakci 2, Ismail Yildiz 3

1 Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Nephrology, 2 Department of Anesthesiology and Reanimation, 3 Clinic of Intensive Care Medicine, Training and Research Hospital, Ordu University, School of Medicine, Ordu, Turkey.

DOI: 10.4328/JCAM.6062 Received: 23.10.2018 Accepted: 06.11.2018 Published Online: 08.11.2018 Printed: 01.03.2019 J Clin Anal Med 2019;10(2): 145-50

Corresponding Author: Ahmet Karatas, Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Nephrology Training and Research Hospital, Ordu University, School of Medicine, Ordu, Turkey. GSM: +905325790772 F.: +90 4522250190 E-Mail: karatas55@hotmail.com ORCID ID: 0000-0001-9095-6054

Can the clinician trust blood gas for serum electrolyte levels?

Karatas Ahmet 1, Canakci Ebru 2

1 Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Nephrology, 2 Department of Anesthesiology and Reanimation,Training and Research Hospital, Ordu University, School of Medicine, Ordu, Turkey.

DOI: 10.4328/JCAM.6063 Received: 25.10.2018 Accepted: 06.11.2018 Published Online: 08.11.2018 Printed: 01.03.2019 J Clin Anal Med 2019;10(2): 151-5

Corresponding Author: Ahmet Karatas, Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Nephrology Training and Research Hospital, Ordu University, School of Medicine, Ordu, Turkey. Gsm: +905325790772 Fax: +90 4522250190 E-Mail: karatas55@hotmail.com ORCID ID: 0000-0001-9095-6054

Resisted exercises for modulation of intraocular pressure in patients with primary open-angle glaucoma: A randomized clinical trial

Zizi Mohamed Ibrahim 1,2, Ismail Elbeltagi 3

1 Department of Physical Therapy for Burn and Plastic Surgery, Faculty of Physical Therapy, Cairo University, Egypt, 2 Rehabilitation Sciences Department, College of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, Princess Nourah bint Abdulrahman University, Saudi Arabia, Riyadh, 3 Physical Therapist, Aga Hospital, Dakahlia, Egypt.

DOI: 10.4328/JCAM.6061 Received: 22.10.2018 Accepted: 01.11.2018 Published Online: 04.11.2018 Printed: 01.03.2019 J Clin Anal Med 2019;10(2): 225-9

Corresponding Author: Zizi Mohamed Ibrahim Ali, Department of Physical Therapy for Burn and Plastic Surgery, Faculty of Physical Therapy, Cairo University, Egypt. Rehabilitation Sciences Department, College of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, Princess Nourah bint Abdulrahman University, Saudi Arabia-Riyadh. T.: 002010061650768 E-Mail :Zizikahla@yahoo.com ORCID ID: 0000-0001-6309-3484

Concordance between clinical and histopathological diagnoses of biopsied oral cavity lesions

Ahmet Altan, Sefa Çolak, Nihat Akbulut

Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Faculty of Dentistry, Gaziosmanpaşa University, Tokat, Turkey.

DOI: 10.4328/JCAM.6053 Received: 18.10.2018 Accepted: 04.11.2018 Published Online: 04.11.2018 Printed: 01.03.2019 J Clin Anal Med 2019;10(2): 220-4

Corresponding Author: Ahmet Altan, Gaziosmanpasa University, Faculty of Dentistry, Ali Sevki Erek Yerleskesi, Tokat, Turkey. GSM: +905057013189 F.: +90 356212 4225 E-Mail: dt.ahmetaltan@gmail.com ORCID ID: 0000-0003-2041-6364

The learning curve in minimally invasive cardiac surgery procedures: a single surgeon experience

Kenan Abdurrahman Kara

Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Yeditepe Univesity Hospital, Ataşehir, Istanbul, Turkey

DOI: 10.4328/JCAM.6043 Received: 06.10.2018 Accepted: 20.10.2018 Published Online: 23.10.2018 Printed: 01.03.2019 J Clin Anal Med 2019;10(2): 142-4

Corresponding Author: Kenan Abdurrahman Kara, Yeditepe University Hospital Cardiovascular Surgery Department, Ataşehir, İstanbul, Turkey. GSM: +905300655225 F.: +90 2164693796 E-Mail: kenankaradoc@gmail.com ORCID ID: 0000-0003-1295-7689

Epidural analgesia for labor pain: what has changed in the last 1 year? Literature review and clinical results our experience in labor analgesia

Gultekin Ahmet, Canakci Ebru

Department of Anesthesiology and Reanimation, Training and Research Hospital, Maternity and Children Hospital Annexe Building, Ordu University, School of Medicine, Ordu, Turkey.

DOI: 10.4328/JCAM.6033 Received: 28.09.2018 Accepted: 13.10.2018 Published Online: 15.10.2018 Printed: 01.03.2019 J Clin Anal Med 2019;10(2): 135-41

Corresponding Author: Ebru Canakci, Department of Anaesthesia and Reanimation, Ordu University, School of Medicine, Education and Researh Hospital, Bucak Town, Ibn-i Sina Street 52200, Ordu, Turkey. GSM: + 905322651687 F.: +90 4522250190 E-Mail:canakciebru@gmail.com ORCID ID: 0000-0003-2093-9229

Multislice computed tomography evaluation of lateral orbital wall and sphenoid trigone in Turkey

Hatice Kaplanoglu, Baki Hekimoglu

Department of Radiology, Diskapi Yildirim Beyazit Research and Training Hospital, Ankara, Turkiye.

DOI: 10.4328/JCAM.5881 Received: 08.06.2018 Accepted: 25.06.2018 Published Online: 02.07.2018 Printed: 01.03.2019 J Clin Anal Med 2019;10(2): 193-7

Corresponding Author: Hatice Kaplanoglu, Department of Radiology, Diskapi Yildirim Beyazit Training and Research Hospital, TR-06100 Ankara, Turkiye. T.: +90 3125084443 F.: +90 31231866 E-Mail: hatice.altnkaynak@yahoo.com.tr ORCID ID: 0000-0003-1874-8167

The most effective type of feedback for rehabilitation in different types of impairment of upper limb function in patients with chronic stroke

Walaa M Ragab

Neurology Department, Faculty of Physical Therapy, Cairo University, Egypt.

DOI: 10.4328/JCAM.5894 Received: 01.05.2018 Accepted: 05.06.2018 Published Online: 05.06.2018 Printed: 01.03.2019 J Clin Anal Med 2019;10(2): 211-4

Corresponding Author: Walaa M Ragab, Neurology Department, Faculty of Physical Therapy, Cairo University, Egypt. E-Mail: Ragab_walla@yahoo.com

Lead among children with autism in Iraq. Is it a potential factor?

Zainab M. Alawad 1, Suhair M. Al-Jobouri 2, Ali Yakub Majid 3

1 Physiology Department, College of Medicine, Baghdad University, Bab Al Muadam, 2 Community Medicine Department, College of Medicine, Baghdad University, Bab Al Muadam, 3 Consultant Physician, Poisoning Consultation Center, Medical City, Baghdad, Iraq.

DOI: 10.4328/JCAM.5908 Received: 21.05.2018 Accepted: 04.06.2018 Published Online: 10.06.2018 Printed: 01.03.2019 J Clin Anal Med 2019;10(2): 215-9

Corresponding Author:Zainab M. Alawad, Physiology Department, College of Medicine, Baghdad University, Bab Al Muadam, P.O.Box: 61023, Mail code: 12114, Baghdad, Iraq. T.: 009647707873114 E-Mail: z_m_ch@yahoo.com, ORCID ID: 0000-0001-8559-4191

The effects of nifedipine and glyceryl trinitrate on anorectal muscle contractions: an “in vitro” study

Ali Onur Erdem, Sezen Ozkisacik, Mustafa Harun Gursoy, Mesut Yazici

Department of Pediatric Surgery, Adnan Menderes University, Aydın, Turkey.

DOI: 10.4328/JCAM.5893 Received: 30.04.2018 Accepted: 09.06.2018 Published Online: 10.06.2018 Printed: 01.03.2019 J Clin Anal Med 2019;10(2): 207-10

Corresponding Author: Ali Onur Erdem, Department of Pediatric Surgery, Adnan Menderes University, Aydin, Turkey. GSM: +905053882174 E-Mail: aoerdem@adu.edu.tr ORCID ID: 0000-0002-9584-4200

An evaluation of the effect of a change in paranasal sinus volumes on the formation of nasal polyposis and mastoid aeration

Nagihan Bilal 1, Nursel Yurttutan 2, Betul Kizildag2, Selman Sarica 1, Saime Sağıroglu 3, Adem Doganer 3, Israfil Orhan 1

1 Department of Otorhinolaryngology, 2 Department of Radiology, 3 Department of Biostatistics and Medical Informatics, Faculty of Medicine, Kahramanmaras Sutcu Imam University, Kahramanmaras, Turkey.

DOI: 10.4328/JCAM.5871 Received: 11.04.2018 Accepted: 21.05.2018 Published Online: 22.05.2018 Printed: 01.03.2019 J Clin Anal Med 2019;10(2): 177-82

Corresponding Author: Nagihan Bilal, Haydar Bey Mah. 32120. Sok. Beytepe Sitesi 4. Blok No:13 Kahramanmaras, Turkey. GSM: +905052513618 F.: +90 3443004068 E-Mail: nagihanyazan@gmail.com ORCID ID: 0000-0002-2850-3481

Transient dyslipidemia in childhood brucellosis

Soner Sertan Kara 1, Burcu Volkan 2, Atilla Cayir 3

1 Department of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, 2 Department of Pediatric Gastroenterology, 3 Department of Pediatric Endocrinology, Erzurum Regional Training and Research Hospital, Erzurum, Türkiye.

DOI: 10.4328/JCAM.5870 Received: 11.04.2018 Accepted: 05.05.2018 Published Online: 08.05.2018 Printed: 01.03.2019 J Clin Anal Med 2019;10(2): 173-6

Corresponding Author: Soner Sertan Kara, Department of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, Erzurum Regional Training and Research Hospital, Palandoken, Erzurum, 25280, Turkey. T.: +90 4422325449 GSM: +905352577885 F.: +90 4422325025 E-Mail: drsoner@yahoo.com ORCID ID: 0000-0002-8129-6063

Beyond the febrile seizure: Pay attention to the periodic fever

 Haytoglu Z 1, Herguner MO 2

1 Department of Pediatrics, 2 Department of Pediatrics, Division of Pediatric Neurology,Cukurova University, Faculty of Medicine, Adana, Turkey.

DOI: 10.4328/JCAM.5872 Received: 12.04.2018 Accepted: 05.05.2018 Published Online: 08.05.2018 Printed: 01.03.2019 J Clin Anal Med 2019;10(2): 183-7

Corresponding Author: Zeliha Haytoglu, Department of Pediatrics, Cukurova University, Faculty of Medicine, Adana, Turkey. GSM: +905052540485 E-Mail: zelihahayt@yahoo.com ORCID ID: 0000-0002-8371-5137

Microbiological assessment of intraocular lenses beyond their expiration dates

Yüksel Totan 1, Mehmet Serdar Dervişoğulları 2, Hatice Uludağ Altun 3, Tuba Meral 3

1 Maya Eye Center Ankara, 2 Department of Ophthalmology, Başkent University Adana Clinic and Research Center, Adana, 3 Department of Medical Microbiology, Turgut Ozal University, Ankara, Turkey.

DOI: 10.4328/JCAM.5851 Received: 02.04.2018 Accepted: 08.05.2018 Published Online: 14.05.2018 Printed: 01.03.2019 J Clin Anal Med 2019;10(2): 162-5

Corresponding Author: Mehmet Serdar Dervisogullari, Ophthalmology Department, Başkent University, Adana, Turkey. T.: +90 322216767 F.: +90 31222635858 GSM: +905327720616 E-Mail: serdarderv@hotmail.com ORCID ID: 0000-0003-2006-2906

Evaluation of hemoglobinopathy carrier rates in Bilecik hemoglobinopathy diagnosis centre

Saadet Celik 1, Rıfat Bulbul 2

1 Department of Medical Biochemistry, Bilecik Public Health Laboratory, Bilecik, 2 Department of Microbiology, Konya Beyhekim Hospital, Konya, Turkey.

DOI: 10.4328/JCAM.5862 Received: 09.04.2018 Accepted: 08.05.2018 Published Online: 15.05.2018 Printed: 01.03.2019 J Clin Anal Med 2019;10(2): 170-2

Corresponding Author: Saadet Celik, Medical Biochemistry, Bilecik Public Health Laboratory, Bilecik, Turkey. GSM: +905300668034 E-Mail: saa

Comparison of serum lipid parameters and serum vitamin B12 levels

Yılmaz Sezgin 1, Sinan Becel 2

1 Department of Family Medicine, University of Health Science, İstanbul Educational Research Hospital, 2 Department of Emergency Medicine, Bahçelievler State Hospital, İstanbul, Turkey.

DOI: 10.4328/JCAM.5882 Received: 17.04.2018 Accepted: 07.05.2018 Published Online: 08.05.2018 Printed: 01.03.2019 J Clin Anal Med 2019;10(2): 198-201

Corresponding Author: Yılmaz Sezgin, Department of Family Medicine, University of Health Science, İstanbul Educational Research Hospital, Fatih, 34098, İstanbul, Turkey. GSM: +905383425644 E-Mail: drysezgin@gmail.com ORCID ID: 0000-0002-3626-0264

Acute care of elderly inmates: A vulnerable patient population in emergency department from Turkey

Murat Doğan İşcanlı 1, Bedriye Müge Sönmez 1, Fevzi Yılmaz 2

1 Department of Emergency Medicine, Ankara Numune Education and Research Hospital, Ankara, 2 Department of Emergency Medicine, Antalya Numune Education and Research Hospital, Antalya, Turkey.

DOI: 10.4328/JCAM.5866 Received: 13.04.2018 Accepted: 01.05.2018 Published Online: 03.05.2018 Printed: 01.03.2019 J Clin Anal Med 2019;10(2): 230-4

Corresponding Author: Murat Doğan İşcanlı, Ankara Numune Training and Research Hospital, 06100, Altındağ, Ankara, Turkey. GSM: +905065641980 E-Mail: mdiscanli@gmail.com

Evaluation of thiol/disulfide homeostasis in patients with acne vulgaris

Gülhan Gürel 1, Müjgan Karadöl 2, Ceylan Bal 3, Betül Özbek İpteç 4, Emine Çölgeçen 1

1 Department of Dermatology, Bozok University School of Medicine, Yozgat, 2 Department of Biochemistry, Bozok University School of Medicine, Yozgat, 3 Yıldırım Beyazıt Medical Faculty, Department of Biochemistry, Ankara, 4 Ankara Ataturk Training and Research Hospital, Ankara, Turkey.

DOI: 10.4328/JCAM.5852 Received: 02.04.2018 Accepted: 02.05.2018 Published Online: 03.05.2018 Printed: 01.03.2019 J Clin Anal Med 2019;10(2): 166-9

Corresponding Author: Gülhan Gürel, Department of Dermatology, Medical Faculty, Bozok University, 66200 Yozgat, Turkey. T.: +90 3542127060 F.: +90 3542177150 E-Mail: gulhanozturkgurel@hotmail.com ORCID ID: 0000-0001-5716-8750

A case report of peripartum cardiomyopathy with a review of literature

Çiğdem Kunt İşgüder 1, Mine Kanat Pektaş 2, Nurşah Başol 3

1 Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, School of Medicine Istanbul, Istanbul University, Istanbul, 2 Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Afyon Kocatepe University Hospital, Afyonkarahisar, 3 Department of Emergency Medicine, School of Medicine, Gaziosmanpaşa University, Tokat, Turkey.

DOI: 10.4328/JCAM.5864 Received: 10.04.2018 Accepted: 08.05.2018 Publihed Online: 15.05.2018 Printed: 01.03.2019 J Clin Anal Med 2019;10(2): 253-6

Corresponding Author: Çiğdem Kunt İşgüder, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Istanbul University Istanbul Medical Faculty, 34093, İstanbul, Turkey. F.: +90 2124142150 GSM: +905055717946 E-Mail: cidos_55@hotmail.com ORCID ID: 0000-0000-0420-1913

Successful laparoscopic management of adnexal torsion in a third trimester pregnant woman: a case report

Hacer Uyanikoglu, Erdal Sak, Adnan Incebiyik, Nese Hilali

Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Harran University Medical Faculty, Sanliurfa, Turkey.

DOI: 10.4328/JCAM.5861 Received: 09.04.2018 Accepted: 21.05.2018 Publihed Online: 22.05.2018 Printed: 01.03.2019 J Clin Anal Med 2019;10(2): 250-2

Corresponding Author: Hacer Uyanikoglu, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Harran University, School of Medicine, 63100, Sanliurfa, Turkey. T.: +90 4143183097 F.: +90 4143183190 E-Mail: huoglu@hotmail.com ORCID ID: 0000-0003-0316-4900

A case of spontaneouspneumomediastinum with unknown etiology

Timuçin Alar 1, Ahmet Sami Bayram 2, İsmail Ertuğrul Gedik 1

1 Thoracic Surgery Department, Çanakkale Onsekiz Mart University Medical Faculty, Çanakkale, 2 Thoracic Surgery Department, Uludağ University Medical Faculty, Bursa, Turkey.

DOI: 10.4328/JCAM.5896 Received: 10.05.2018 Accepted: 31.05.2018 Publihed Online: 05.06.2018 Printed: 01.03.2019 J Clin Anal Med 2019;10(2): 257-9

Corresponding Author: Timuçin Alar, Thoracic Surgery Department, Çanakkale Onsekiz Mart University Medical Faculty, Çanakkale, Turkey. E-Mail: timalar@yahoo.com ORCID ID: 0000-0002-4719-002X

Heterotopic ossification on the elbow in a hemiplegic patient: A case report

Elif Balevi Batur

Dr.Arazi Medical Center, Konya, Turkey.

DOI: 10.4328/JCAM.5854 Received: 06.04.2018 Accepted: 02.05.2018 Publihed Online: 03.05.2018 Printed: 01.03.2019 J Clin Anal Med 2019;10(2): 247-9

Corresponding Author: Elif Balevi Batur, Dr.Arazi Medical Center, 42060, Konya, Turkey. GSM: +905386440903 F.: +90 3323538731 E-Mail: elifbalevi@hotmail.com ORCID ID: 0000-0001-8886-1144