January 2020

The relationship between vitamin d level and disease activity in patients with rheumatoid arthritis

Gokhan Akdağ 1 , Şükran Erten 2 , Selçuk Akan 1 , Güniz Yanık Üstüner 1 , Orhan Küçükşahin 2 , Turan Hilmi Yeşil 2 , Bülent Yalçın 3 

1 Departments of Internal Medicine, 2 Rheumatology, 3 Medical Oncology, Yıldırım Beyazıt University Medical Faculty, Ankara, Turkey

DOI: 10.4328/JCAM.6081 Received: 13.11.2018 Accepted: 08.02.2019 Published Online: 11.02.2019 Printed: 01.01.2020 Ann Clin Anal Med 2020;11(1):10-14

Corresponding Author: Selçuk Akan, Instructor of Internal Medicine, 06800, Ankara, Turkey. T.: +90 3122912525 E-Mail: dr_selcukakan@hotmail.com

The essential predictors of recurrence in patients with hepatocellular carcinoma after liver transplantation

Ali Ozer

Departmen of Organ Transplantation, Acibadem Mehmet Ali Aydinlar University, Atakent Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey

DOI: 10.4328/JCAM.6128 Received: 01.08. 2019 Accepted: 18.08. 2019 Published Online: 18.08. 2019 Ann Clin Anal Med 2020;11(1):64-66

Corresponding Author: Ali Ozer, Acibadem Mehmet Ali Aydinlar University Atakent Hospital, Department of Organ Transplantation, Istanbul, Turkey. Email: e-mail:draliozerr@gmail.com GSM: +0905332122324 Corresponding Author ORCID ID: https://orcid.org/ 0000-0003-1825-6736

Analysis of 144 pediatric nosocomial candidaemia episodes over a four-year period

Emine Kocabas 1 , Ummuhan Cay 2 , Gulperi Timurtas Dayar 3 , Ceren Cetin 4 , Gulsah Seydaoglu 5 , Filiz Kibar 6

1 Department of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, Cukurova University, Adana,2 Department of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, Adana City Research and Training Hospital, Adana, 3 Department of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, Antalya Research and Training Hospital, Antalya, 4 Department of Pediatric Infectious Diseases Kocaeli Research and Training Hospital, Kocaeli, 5 Department of Biostatistics, Cukurova University, Adana,6 Department of Microbiology, Cukurova University, Adana, Turkey

DOI: 10.4328/JCAM.6090 Received: 20.11.2018 Accepted: 16.03.2019 Published Online: 27.03.2019 Printed: 01.01.2020 Ann Clin Anal Med 2020;11(1):15-19

Corresponding Author: Emine Kocabas, Department of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, Cukurova University, Adana, Turkey. E-Mail: kocabas.emine@gmail.com ORCID ID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-1470-9740

Management of eosinophilic granuloma localized in the pelvis and extremities

Recep Öztürk 1 , Şefik Murat Arıkan 2 , Emin Kürşat Bulut 2 , Galip Beltir 2 , Bedii Şafak Güngör 2

1 Department Of Orthopaedics And Traumatology, Polatlı Public Hospital, 2 Department Of Orthopaedics And Traumatology, Ankara Oncology Training and Research Hospital, Ankara, Turkey

DOI: 10.4328/ACAM.6007 Received: 19.08.2018 Accepted: 27.10.2018 Published Online: 01.11.2018 Printed: 01.01.2020 Ann Clin Anal Med 2020;11(1):6-9

Corresponding Author: Recep Öztürk, Polatlı Public Hospital, Ankara, Turkey. GSM: +905054634794 E-Mail: ozturk_recep@windowslive.com ORCID ID: https://orcid.org/ 0000-0002-6753-9321

Oxidative stress and DNA damage during cardiopulmonary bypass

Reşat Dikme 1 , Mustafa Göz 2 , Mehmet Salih Aydın 2 , Hakim Çelik 3 , Mahmut Padak 1 , Ömer Göç 1 , Abdullah Taşkın 4

1 Perfusion Techniques Program, Harran University Vocational School of Health Services, 2 Cardiovascular Surgery, Harran University Faculty of Medicine, 3 Physiology, Harran University Faculty of Medicine, 4 Nursing Department, Harran University Faculty of Health Sciences, Şanlıurfa, Turkey

DOI: 10.4328/ACAM.5883 Received: 17.04.2018 Accepted: 27.03.2019 Published Online: 27.03.2019 Printed: 01.01.2020 Ann Clin Anal Med 2020;11(1):1-5

Corresponding Author: Reşat Dikme, Harran University Yenişehir Campus Vocational School of Health Services, 63300, Haliliye, Şanlıurfa, Turkey. GSM: +905354587844 F.: +90 414 3183209 E-Mail: rdikme@harran.edu.tr ORCID ID: https://orcid.org/0000-0001-9157-7830

Urodynamic findings of multiple sclerosis patients at a single institution

Murat Akgül 1 , Cenk Yazıcı 1 , Arzu Malak 2 , Bengü Altunan 3 , Ersan Arda 4 , Nilda Turgut 3

1 Department of Urology, Tekirdağ Namık Kemal University, Faculty of Medicine, Tekirdağ, 2 School of Health, Tekirdağ Namık Kemal University, Tekirdağ, 3 Department of Neurology, Tekirdağ Namık Kemal University, Faculty of Medicine, Tekirdağ, 4 Department of Urology, Trakya University, Faculty of Medicine, Edirne, Turkey

DOI: 10.4328/ACAM.6097 Received: 01.02.2019 Accepted: 04.03.2019 Published Online: 05.03.2019 Printed: 01.01.2020 Ann Clin Anal Med 2020;11(1):20-23

Corresponding Author: Murat Akgül, Department of Urology, Tekirdağ Namık Kemal University, Faculty of Medicine, Tekirdağ, Turkey. GSM: +905053399602 E-Mail: drmuratakgul@gmail.com ORCID ID: https://orcid.org/0000-0001-6187-1940

Identifying the affecting factors in adolescents who attempt suicide

Burcu Calik 1 , Ayfer Acikgoz 2

1 Lecturer, Health Services Vocational School, Alanya Alaaddin Keykubat University, Alanya, 2 Department of Child Health and Disease Nursing, Eskisehir Osmangazi University, Faculty of Health Sciences, Eskisehir, Turkey

DOI: 10.4328/JCAM.6140 Received: 21.12.2018 Accepted: 02.03.2019 Published Online: 05.03.2019 Printed: 01.01.2020 Ann Clin Anal Med 2020;11(1):43-49

Corresponding Author:Ayfer Acikgoz, Department of Child Health and Disease Nursing, Faculty of Health Sciences, Meselik Campus, 26480, Eskisehir, Turkey. T.: +90 2222393750-1539 F.: +90 2222292695 GSM: +905352919374 E-Mail: ayferackgoz@gmail.com ORCID ID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-3803-9678

The process of how mothers with down’s syndrome children learn about the diagnosis: A qualitative research

Şaziye Senem Başgül 1 , Duygu Mutlu 2 , Yasemin Alanay 3 , Merih Toker 4

1 Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist, Hasan Kalyoncu University, Gaziantep, 2 Clinical Psycholog, Hasan Kalyoncu University, Gaziantep, 3 Child Genetics, Acibadem University, İstanbul, 4 Clinical Psycholog, Hasan Kalyoncu University, Gaziantep, Turkey

DOI: 10.4328/JCAM.6146 Received: 02.01.2019 Accepted: 17.02.2019 Published Online: 19.02.2019 Printed: 01.01.2020 Ann Clin Anal Med 2020;11(1):54-58

Corresponding Author: Şaziye Senem Başgül, Chil and Adolescent Psychiatrist, Hasan Kalyoncu University, Gaziantep, Turkey. GSM: +905324746004 E-Mail: ssenembasgul@gmail.com ORCID ID: https://orcid.org/ 0000-0002-5205-0275 

Prognostic factors in mechanically ventilated patients

Saniye Goknil Calık 1 , Mustafa Calik 2 , Basar Cander 3

1 Department of Emergency and First Aid, KTO Karatay University Vocational School of Health, 2 Department of Thoracic Surgery, Health Sciences University, Konya Training and Research Hospital, 3 Department of Emergency Medicine, Necmettin Erbakan University Meram Faculty of Medicine, Konya, Turkey

DOI: 10.4328/JCAM.6131 Received: 17.12.2018 Accepted: 08.02.2019 Published Online: 19.02.2019 Printed: 01.01.2020 Ann Clin Anal Med 2020;11(1):33-37

Corresponding Author: Mustafa Calik, Department of Thoracic Surgery, Health Sciences University, Konya Training and Research Hospital, 42090, Meram, Konya, Turkey. GSM: +905058584898 T.: +90 3323236709 F.: +90 3323236723 E-Mail: drmcalik@hotmail.com ORCID ID: https://orcid.org/0000-0001-9963-5724

Evaluation of acute stroke patients applying to a university emergency service in terms of risk factors

Suheyp Tuncay 1 , Ahmet Yilmaz 2 , Ömer Göcen 3 , Hamza Aslanhan 2 , Emre Dirican 4

1 Department of Family Medicine, Mardin Public Health Directorate, Mardin, 2 Department of Family Medicine, Dicle University Medical Faculty, Diyarbakir, 3 Çınar Family Health Center, Diyarbakir, 4 Department of Biostatistics, Mustafa Kemal University, Hatay, Turkey

DOI: 10.4328/ACAM.6149 Received: 31.12.2018 Accepted: 29.01.2019 Published Online: 08.02.2019 Printed: 01.01.2020 Ann Clin Anal Med 2020;11(1):59-63

Corresponding Author: Ahmet Yilmaz, Department of Family Physicians, Dicle University Medical Faculty, Diyarbakir, Turkey. T.: +90 41224888001 (4276) F.: +90 4122488004 E-Mail: dearahmetyilmaz@hotmail.com ORCID ID: https://orcid.org/ 0000-0002-2648-2824

Serum vitamin d levels in children with vitiligo

Vildan Manav 1 , Soysal Baş 2 , Gökhan Çakırca 3

1 Department of Dermatology, 2 Department of Plastic Aesthetic Reconstructive Surgery, 3 Department of Biochemistry, University of Health Sciences Mehmet Akif İnan Research and Training Hospital, Şanlıurfa, Turkey

DOI: 10.4328/ACAM.6141 Received: 25.12.2018 Accepted: 27.01.2019 Published Online: 29.01.2019 Printed: 01.01.2020 Ann Clin Anal Med 2020;11(1):50-53

Corresponding Author: Vildan Manav, Department of Dermatology, University of Health Sciences Mehmet Akif İnan Research and Training Hospital, Şanlıurfa, Turkey. GSM: +905334323524 E-Mail: drvildanmanav@gmail.com ORCID ID: https://orcid.org/ 0000-0002-0044-7414

Anxiety and cortisol levels during circumcision

Duygu Kara 1 , Erkan Cem Celik 1 , Yener Yesiltepe 2 , Fatih Ozdemir 3

1 Anesthesiology and Reanimation Unit, 2 Biochemistry Unit, 3 Urology Unit, Palandoken Government Hospital, Erzurum, Turkey

DOI: 10.4328/ACAM.6106 Received: 08.12.2018 Accepted: 25.01.2019 Published Online: 29.01.2019 Printed: 01.01.2020 Ann Clin Anal Med 2020;11(1):24-27

Corresponding Author: Duygu Kara, Anesthesiology and Reanimation Unit, Palandoken Government Hospital, Postal Zip Code: 06230, Erzurum, Turkey. GSM: +905069288141 T.: +90 4422325000 F.: +90 4422325000 E-Mail: drduygukara@yahoo.com ORCID ID: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-3325-2565

The factors affecting the distant recurrence in patients with non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) and our results

Ferdane Melike Duran, Süleyman Emre Akın, Mustafa Calik, Hidir Esme

Department of Thoracic Surgery, Health Sciences University, Konya Training and Research Hospital, Konya, Turkey

DOI: 10.4328/JCAM.6108 Received: 09.12.2018 Accepted: 24.01.2019 Published Online: 29.01.2019 Printed: 01.01.2020 Ann Clin Anal Med 2020;11(1):28-32

Corresponding Author: Mustafa Calik, Department of Thoracic Surgery, Health Sciences University, Konya Training and Research Hospital, PK: 42090 Meram, Konya, Turkey. T.: +90 3323236709 F.: +90 3323236723 E-Mail: drmcalik@hotmail.com ORCID ID: https://orcid.org/0000-0001-9963-5724

Quantitative GC-FID analysis of heroin for seized drugs

Bayram Yüksel 1,2

1 Department of Forensic and Investigative Science, West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV, USA 2 Giresun University, Espiye Vocational School, Giresun, Turkey

DOI: 10.4328/JCAM.6139 Received: 28.12.2018 Accepted: 26.01.2019 Published Online: 29.01.2019 Printed: 01.01.2020 Ann Clin Anal Med 2020;11(1):38-42

Corresponding Author: Bayram Yüksel, Department of Forensic and Investigative Science, West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV, USA. Giresun University, Espiye Vocational School, Giresun, Turkey. T.: +1-304-276-6820, +90-454-310-1430 E-Mail: bayramyuksel83@gmail.com, bayram.yuksel@mail.wvu.edu ORCID ID: https://orcid.org/0000-0001-7686-8648

Tuberculous meningitis: starting with unilateral ptosis: a case report

Ertan Karaçay 1 , Mustafa Öğüt 2 , Serhan Yıldırım 3 , Nihat Şengeze 4

1 Health Sciences University Antalya Training and Research Hospital, Antalya, 2 Gaziantep University Faculty of Medicine, Gaziantep, 3 Kocaeli University of Health Sciences Derince Education and Research Hospital, Kocaeli, 4 Süleyman Demirel University Faculty of Medicine, Isparta, Turkey

DOI: 10.4328/ACAM.5985 Received: 06.08.2018 Accepted: 08.02.2019 Publihed Online: 18.02.2019 Printed: 01.01.2020 Ann Clin Anal Med 2020;11(1):70-72

Corresponding Author: Ertan Karaçay, Sağlık Bilimleri Üniversitesi Antalya Eğitim ve Araştırma Hastanesi, Antalya, Türkiye. GSM: +905335671596 E-Mail: Ertan.karacay1@hotmail.com

Bilateral abducens nerve palsy during treatment of a pediatric brucellosis

Ummuhan Cay 1 , Emine Kocabas 2 , Ceren Cetin 3 , Gulperi Timurtas Dayar 4 , Gulen Gul Mert 5 , Filiz Kibar 6

1 Department of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, Adana City Research and Training Hospital, Adana, 2 Department of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, Cukurova University, Adana, 3 Department of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, Kocaeli Research and Training Hospital, Kocaeli, 4 Department of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, Antalya Research and Training Hospital, Antalya, 5 Department of Pediatric Neurology, Cukurova University, Adana, 6 Department of Microbiology, Cukurova University, Adana, Turkey

DOI: 10.4328/JCAM.6091 Received: 20.11.2018 Accepted: 21.03.2019 Publihed Online: 22.03.2019 Printed: 01.01.2020 Ann Clin Anal Med 2020;11(1):67-69

Corresponding Author: Ummuhan Cay, Department of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, Cukurova University, Adana, Turkey. GSM: +905054940831 E-Mail: ucay-1205@hotmail.com

The process of how mothers with down’s syndrome children learn about the diagnosis: A qualitative research

Şaziye Senem Başgül 1 , Duygu Mutlu 2 , Yasemin Alanay 3 , Merih Toker 4

1 Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist, Hasan Kalyoncu University, Gaziantep, 2 Clinical Psycholog, Hasan Kalyoncu University, Gaziantep, 3 Child Genetics, Acibadem University, İstanbul, 4 Clinical Psycholog, Hasan Kalyoncu University, Gaziantep, Turkey

DOI: 10.4328/JCAM.6146 Received: 02.01.2019 Accepted: 17.02.2019 Published Online: 19.02.2019 Printed: 01.01.2020 Ann Clin Anal Med 2020;11(1):54-58

Corresponding Author: Şaziye Senem Başgül, Chil and Adolescent Psychiatrist, Hasan Kalyoncu University, Gaziantep, Turkey. GSM: +905324746004 E-Mail: ssenembasgul@gmail.com ORCID ID: https://orcid.org/ 0000-0002-5205-0275

Acute occlusion of the right superficial femoral artery following endovascular stent grafting of the right common iliac artery

Görkem Yiğit, Hamdi Mehmet Özbek, Anıl Özen, Hakkı Zafer İşcan

Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Turkiye Yuksek Ihtisas Training and Research Hospital, Ankara, Turkey

DOI: 10.4328/ACAM.6145 Received: 28.12.2018 Accepted: 24.01.2019 Publihed Online: 05.02.2019 Printed: 01.01.2020 Ann Clin Anal Med 2020;11(1):73-76

Corresponding Author: Görkem Yiğit, Altınkuleler Sitesi, Altındağ Sakarya Mahallesi, Yönü Sokak, 06080 Ankara, Turkey. GSM: +905066777577 E-Mail: drgorkemyigit@gmail.com ORCID ID: https://orcid.org/ 0000-0002-9500-720X

Telocytes: history, character and importance in medicine

Etedal Abbas Huwait

Biology Department, Faculty of Science, King Abdulaziz University, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia

DOI: 10.4328/ACAM.6144 Received: 27.12.2018 Accepted: 30.01.2019 Published Online: 08.01.2019 Printed: 01.01.2020 Ann Clin Anal Med 2020;11(1):81-85

Corresponding Author: Etedal Abbas Huwait, Department of Biology, Faculty of Science, King Abdulaziz University, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. E-Mail: Dretedalahuwait@gmail.com, ehuwit@kau.edu.sa ORCID ID: https://orcid.org/ 0000-0002-8946-6071

A rare presentation of vena cava superior syndrome: ascending aorta dilatation

Yasemin Kaya 1 , Ali Aygün 2 , Sevda Önder 3 , Hilal Altaş 4 , İsmail Yıldız 5

1 Department of Internal Medicine, Ordu University Medical School, 2 Department of Emergency Medicine, Ordu University Medical School, 3 Department of Dermatology, Ordu University Medical School, 4 Department of Radiology, Ordu University Medical School, 5 Department of Intensive Care Unit, Ministry of Health and Ordu University Research Hospital, Ordu, Turkey

DOI: 10.4328/JCAM.5928 Received: 09.06.2018 Accepted: 26.06.2018 Publihed Online: 03.07.2018 Printed: 01.01.2020 Ann Clin Anal Med 2020; DOI: 10.4328/JCAM.5928

Corresponding Author: Yasemin Kaya, Department of Internal Medicine, Ordu University Medical School, 52000, Ordu, Turkey. T.: +90 4522252342 F.: +90 4522250190 E-Mail: ysmnkcmz@gmail.com ORCID ID: https://orcid.org 0000-0001-7360-8090