May 2021

Can new anthropometric indices be used as a marker for the presence of metabolic syndrome?

Nur Demirbas, Ruhusen Kutlu

Department of Family Medicine, Meram Medical Faculty, Necmettin Erbakan University, Konya, Turkey

DOI: 10.4328/ACAM.20303 Received: 2020-08-10 Accepted: 2020-09-10 Published Online: 2020-09-21 Printed: 2021-05-01 Ann Clin Anal Med 2021;12(5):474-478

Corresponding Author: Nur Demirbas, Department of Family Medicine, Meram Medical Faculty, Necmettin Erbakan University, 42080 Konya/Turkey.
E-mail: ndemirbas76@hotmail.com P: +90 332 2236926 F: + 90 332 2236181
Corresponding Author ORCID ID: https://orcid.org/000-0002-4038-9386

Evaluation of the knowledge level and attitude of physicians towards obstructive sleep apnea syndrome

Ayşe Sarıoğlu 1, Şamil Ecirli 2, Hayriye Şentürk 1, Selma Pekgör 1, Hülya Vatansev 3, Taha Tahir Bekçi 4

1 Department of Family Medicine, University of Health Science, Konya Training and Research Hospital, 2 Department of Internal Medicine, University of Health Science, Konya Training and Research Hospital, 3 Department of Chest Diseases, Meram Medical Faculty, Necmettin Erbakan University, 4 Department of Chest Diseases, University of Health Science, Konya Training and Research Hospital, Konya, Turkey

DOI: 10.4328/ACAM.20304 Received: 2020-08-11 Accepted: 2020-09-10 Published Online: 2020-09-21 Printed: 2021-05-01 Ann Clin Anal Med 2021;12(5):479-482

Corresponding Author: Selma Pekgör, University of Health Science, Konya Training and Research Hospital, Family Medicine Clinic, Konya, Turkey. E-mail: selmapekgor@outlook.com P: +90 3322210000/1803 Corresponding Author ORCID ID: https://orcid.org/0000-0001-9907-1842

Correlation of chest CT and RT-PCR testing in coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) in Turkey

Şenol Arslan 1, Orhan Delice 1, Mustafa Kahraman 2, Sibel İba Yılmaz 3, Mehtap Hülya Aslan 4

1 Department of Emergency Medicine, Erzurum Regional Training and Research Hospital, 2 Department of Radiology, Erzurum Regional Training and Research Hospital, 3 Department of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, Erzurum Regional Training and Research Hospital, 4 Department of Microbiology, Erzurum Regional Training and Research Hospital, Erzurum, Turkey

DOI: 10.4328/ACAM.20310 Received: 2020-08-15 Accepted: 2020-09-14 Published Online: 2020-09-24 Printed: 2021-05-01 Ann Clin Anal Med 2021;12(5):483-487

Corresponding Author: Şenol Arslan, Erzurum Regional Training and Research Hospital, Department of Emergency Medicine, Erzurum, Turkey. E-mail: drsenolarslan@gmail.com P: +90 530 4164134 F: +90 ( 442 ) 232 50 25 Corresponding Author ORCID ID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-6636-5307

Comparison of the endovascular therapy with drug-coated balloon and bypass surgery for Trans-Atlantic Inter-Society Consensus II C and D femoropopliteal lesions

Sedat Ozcan 1, Emced Khalil 2

1 Department of Cardiovascular Surgery , School of Medicine, Canakkale Onsekiz Mart University, Çanakkale, 2 Department of Cardiovascular Surgery , School of Medicine, Ordu University Education and Research Hospital, Ordu, Turkey

DOI: 10.4328/ACAM.20312 Received: 2020-08-19 Accepted: 2020-09-19 Published Online: 2020-09-27 Printed: 2021-05-01 Ann Clin Anal Med 2021;12(5):488-493

Corresponding Author: Emced Khalil, Ordu University Education and Research Hospital Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Ordu, Turkey. E-mail: emjedkhalil@gmail.com P: +90 5052401565 Corresponding Author ORCID ID: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-1050-2656

A rare cause of chronic back pain: Elastofibroma dorsi

Hacer Boztepe Yesilcay, Sencan Akdag

Department of Thoracic Surgery, University of Healty Sciences, Antalya Education and Research Hospital, Antalya, Turkey

DOI: 10.4328/ACAM.20313 Received: 2020-08-19 Accepted: 2020-10-06 Published Online: 2020-10-10 Printed: 2021-05-01 Ann Clin Anal Med 2021;12(5):494-497

Corresponding Author: Hacer Boztepe Yesilcay, Department of Thoracic Surgery, University of Healty Sciences , Antalya Education and Research Hospital, 07100, Antalya, Turkey. E-mail: drhacer83@hotmail.com P: +90 5062529990 Corresponding Author ORCID ID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-2150-7199

Rate of release in Turkish model cord blood banking: A single-center experience

Durmus Burgucu

Akdeniz University Teknokent Babylife Cord Blood Bank and Human Cell-Tissue Production Center, Antalya, Turkey

DOI: 10.4328/ACAM.20314 Received: 2020-08-20 Accepted: 2020-09-22 Published Online: 2020-09-27 Printed: 2021-05-01 Ann Clin Anal Med 2021;12(5):498-500

Corresponding Author: Durmuş Burgucu, Akdeniz University Teknokent Babylife Cord Blood Bank and Human Cell-Tissue Production Center, Akdeniz University, Campus, 07070, Antalya, Turkey. E-mail: dburgucu@akdeniz.edu.tr P: +90 242 226 16 80 F: +90 242 226 16 79 Corresponding Author ORCID ID: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-3980-982X

Comparison of obstetric and infectious results among Syrian pregnant women

Şerif Aksin 1, Numan Çim 2, Cengiz Andan 1, Şeyhmus Tunç 1, Mehmet Rıfat Göklü 1

1 Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, TC Ministry of Health, Health Sciences University, Gazi Yasargil Diyarbakır Training and Research Hospital, Diyarbakir, 2 Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology,Istanbul Bilim University Faculty of Medicine, Istanbul, Turkey

DOI: 10.4328/ACAM.20411 Received: 2020-11-24 Accepted: 2021-03-31 Published Online: 2021-04-16 Printed: 2021-05-01 Ann Clin Anal Med 2021;12(5):501-505

Corresponding Author: Şerif Aksin, TC Ministry of Health, Health Sciences University, Gazi Yaşargil Diyarbakır Training and Research Hospital, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Diyarbakir, Turkey. E-mail: serifaksin1@gmail.com P: +90 5052774937 Corresponding Author ORCID ID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-1301-2508

The relationship between nutritional status and heart rate variability in elderly patients

Hatice Tolunay 1, Ozge Kurmus 2, Suat Gormel 1, Serkan Asil 1, Salim Yasar 1, Erkan Yildirim 1, Yalcin Gokoglan 1, Hasan Kutsi Kabul 1

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

DOI: 10.4328/ACAM.20441 Received: 2020-12-16 Accepted: 2021-01-15 Published Online: 2021-01-26 Printed: 2021-05-01 Ann Clin Anal Med 2021;12(5):506-511

Corresponding Author: Hatice Tolunay, Gulhane Training and Research Hospital, Department of Cardiology, General Dr. Tevfik Sağlam Street, No: 1 Etlik, 06010, Ankara, Turkey. E-mail: drhaticearslan@gmail.com P: +90 5052563112 Corresponding Author ORCID ID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-9407-3395

Characteristics and outcomes of acute appendicitis cases during the COVID-19 pandemic

Murat Başer, Mehmet Kağan Katar

Department of General Surgery, Yozgat Bozok University, Faculty of Medicine, Yozgat, Turkey

DOI: 10.4328/ACAM.20483 Received: 2021-01-13 Accepted: 2021-02-15 Published Online: 2021-04-16 Printed: 2021-05-01 Ann Clin Anal Med 2021;12(5):512-516

Corresponding Author: Murat Başer, Yozgat Bozok University, Faculty of Medicine, General Surgery Department, Yozgat, 66100, Turkey. E-mail: muratbaser66@hotmail.com P: +90 505 759 17 22 F: +90 354 217 10 72 Corresponding Author ORCID ID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-3568-2713

Effect of red cell distribution width (RDW) on short-term mortality and morbidity in patients with acute coronary syndrome

Haydar Karahan

Department of Emergency Medicine, Ministry of Health Mardin Province Nusaybin State Hospital, Mardin, Turkey

DOI: 10.4328/ACAM.20540 Received: 2021-02-13 Accepted: 2021-04-09 Published Online: 2021-04-18 Printed: 2021-05-01 Ann Clin Anal Med 2021;12(5):517-521

Corresponding Author: Haydar Karahan, Department of Emergency Medicine, Ministry of Health Mardin Province Nusaybin State Hospital, Mardin, Turkey. E-mail: haydarkarahan@hotmail.com P: +90 532 135 87 36 Corresponding Author ORCID ID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-5114-5969

A glance at COVID-19 in Turkey with the concepts of health and poverty since Edwin Chadwick until today: Diyarbakir example

Mehmet Emin Kurt 1, Hıdır Sarı 2

1 Department of Healthcare Management, Dicle University Faculty of Economics and Administrative Sciences, 2 Department of Public Health, Dicle University, Faculty of Medicine, Diyarbakir, Turkey

DOI: 10.4328/ACAM.20555 Received: 2021-02-26 Accepted: 2021-04-16 Published Online: 2021-04-26 Printed: 2021-05-01 Ann Clin Anal Med 2021;12(5):522-526

Corresponding Author: Mehmet Emin Kurt, Department of Healthcare Management, Dicle University Faculty of Economics and Administrative Sciences, 21280, Diyarbakir, Turkey. E-mail: mekurt1@hotmail.com P: +90 5072273609 Corresponding Author ORCID ID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-7181-8681

Effects of methylprednisolone alone and combined with erythropoietin on the antioxidant system in rats with induced acute spinal cord injury

Osman Ersegun Batcik 1, Turgay Bilge 2, Yasemin Erdogan Doventas 3

1 Department of Neurosurgery, Recep Tayyip Erdogan University Medical Faculty, Rize, 2 Self-employed Neurosurgeon, Istanbul, 3 Department of Biochemistry, Health Sciences University, Haseki Training and Research Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey

DOI: 10.4328/ACAM.20580 Received: 2021-03-11 Accepted: 2021-03-29 Published Online: 2021-04-04 Printed: 2021-05-01 Ann Clin Anal Med 2021;12(5):527-531

Corresponding Author: Osman Ersegun Batcik, Recep Tayyip Erdogan University Medical Faculty, Department of Neurosurgery, 53200, Rize, Turkey. E-mail: osmanersegun@gmail.com P: +90 464 212 30 09 F: +90 464 212 30 15 Corresponding Author ORCID ID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-6095-3642

Knowledge and awareness level of mental health literacy among pediatricians

Şenay Kılınçel 1, Gürkan Muratdağı 2

1 Department of Child Development, Istanbul Gelişim University, Istanbul, 2 Department of Family Medicine, Sakarya University Medical Faculty, Sakarya, Turkey

DOI: 10.4328/ACAM.20590 Received: 2021-03-14 Accepted: 2021-04-01 Published Online: 2021-04-04 Printed: 2021-05-01 Ann Clin Anal Med 2021;12(5):532-536

Corresponding Author: Şenay Kılınçel, Istanbul Gelişim University, Department of Child Development, Istanbul, Turkey. E-mail: senaykilincel@gmail.com P: +90 505 825 74 05 Corresponding Author ORCID ID: https://orcid.org/0000-0001-5298-0264

Hematotoxicity, hepatotoxicity and nephrotoxicity in rabbits (Oryctolagus Cuniculus) after short term exposure to solvent (EGME)

Djabali Nacira 1, Matallah Saida 2

1 Department of Biology, 2 Department of Agronomy, Faculty of Natural and Life Sciences, Chadli Bendjedid University, El-Tarf, Algeria

DOI: 10.4328/ACAM.20599 Received: 2021-03-17 Accepted: 2021-04-06 Published Online: 2021-04-13 Printed: 2021-05-01 Ann Clin Anal Med 2021;12(5):537-541

Corresponding Author: Djabali Nacira, Laboratory for Research on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Pollution, Department Of Biology, Faculty Of Natural And Life Sciences, Chadli Bendjedid University, El-Tarf, Algeria. E-mail: naciradjabali7@gmail.com P: 00213671590135 Corresponding Author ORCID ID: https://orcid.org/0000-0001-7441-2516

Retrospective analysis of sequential bilateral hip fractures in elderly patients: A nested case-control study

Fevzi Birişik, Yücel Bilgin

Department of Orthopedics and Traumatology University of Health Sciences, Istanbul Education and Research Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey

DOI: 10.4328/ACAM.20613 Received: 2021-03-26 Accepted: 2021-04-11 Published Online: 2021-04-16 Printed: 2021-05-01 Ann Clin Anal Med 2021;12(5):542-546

Corresponding Author: Fevzi Birişik, University of Health Sciences, Istanbul Education and Research Hospital, Department of Orthopedics and Traumatology, Org. Abdurahman Nafiz Gürman Street, 34098, Fatih, Istanbul, Turkey. E-mail: dr.fevzibirisik@gmail.com P: +90 555 625 35 64 F: +90 212 459 62 30 Corresponding Author ORCID ID: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-3274-6096

The fungicide thiram induced hepatic and renal injuries in domestic pigeons (Columba livia domestica)

Souheila Slımanı 1, Sarra Sılını 2, Cherif Abednnour 2, Meryem Nassar 3

1 Departement of Biology, University of 20 Auguest 1955, Skikda, 2 Departement of Biology, Laboratoty of Animal Ecophysiology, University of Annaba, 3 Laboratory of Research in Biodiversity Interaction, Ecosystem and Biotechnology ‘LRIBEB’, University of 20 Auguest 1955, Skikda, Algeria

DOI: 10.4328/ACAM.20620 Received: 2021-03-30 Accepted: 2021-04-24 Published Online: 2021-04-27 Printed: 2021-05-01 Ann Clin Anal Med 2021;12(5):547-552

Corresponding Author: Souheila Slimani, Department of Biology, University of 20 Auguest 1955, El hadaiek, 21000, Skikda, Algeria.
E-mail: shsouheila@yahoo.fr P: 213 558783045 F: 213 38714568 Corresponding Author ORCID ID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-9991-7905

Does polycystic ovarian syndrome increase the risk of congenital anomalies in intracytoplasmic sperm injection cycles?

Arzu Yurci 1, Nur Dokuzeylul Gungor 2, Tugba Gurbuz 3

1 Gynecology Obstetrics & Reproductive Medicine, Memorial Kayseri Hospital IVF Center, Kayseri, 2 Gynecology Obstetrics & Reproductive Medicine, Bahcesehir University Goztepe Medical Park Hospital, Istanbul, 3 Gynecology and Obstetric Clinic, Medistate Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey

DOI: 10.4328/ACAM.20628 Received: 2021-03-30 Accepted: 2021-04-18 Published Online: 2021-04-26 Printed: 2021-05-01 Ann Clin Anal Med 2021;12(5):553-557

Corresponding Author: Arzu Yurci, Memorial Kayseri Hospital IVF Center, Gevher Nesibe Mahallesi Çiçek Sokak No: 10, Kayseri / TURKEY. E-mail: arzuyurci@yahoo.com / arzu.yurci@memorial.com.tr P: +90 5334247890 F: +90 3522221050 Corresponding Author ORCID ID: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-4808-9019

Carotid intima-media thickness and related factors in chronic kidney disease

Can Sevinc 1, Recep Demirci 2 

1 Department of Nephrology, Ataturk University Faculty of Medicine, Erzurum, 2 Department of Nephrology, Kanuni Sultan Süleyman Research and Training Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey

DOI: 10.4328/ACAM.20629 Received: 2021-03-31 Accepted: 2021-04-20 Published Online: 2021-04-30 Printed: 2021-05-01 Ann Clin Anal Med 2021;12(5):558-562

Corresponding Author: Can Sevinc, Ataturk University Faculty of Medicine, Department of Nephrology, Erzurum, Turkey. E-mail: can.sevinc@atauni.edu.tr P: +90 534 6157812 Corresponding Author ORCID ID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-4069-9181

The relationship between vitamin D deficiency and the frequency of Helicobacter Pylori and peptic ulcer in childhood

Mehmet Agin 1, Serap Tas 2

1 Department of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition, Van Education and Research Hospital, 2 Department of Pathology, Van Education and Research Hospital, Van, Turkey

DOI: 10.4328/ACAM.20630 Received: 2021-03-31 Accepted: 2021-04-21 Published Online: 2021-04-28 Printed: 2021-05-01 Ann Clin Anal Med 2021;12(5):563-566

Corresponding Author: Mehmet Agin, Department of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition, Van Education and Research Hospital, Van, Turkey. E-mail: drmehmet47@yahoo.com P: +90 506 8011083 F: +90 4322175600 Corresponding Author ORCID ID: https://orcid.org/0000-0001-6177-2635

Endovascular treatment experiences on complex aorto-iliac aneurysms

Tanıl Özer, Mustafa Akbulut, Mustafa Mert Ozgur, Mehmet Aksut, Mesut Şişmanoğlu, Kaan Kırali

Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Health Sciences University, Kartal Kosuyolu High Specialization Training and Research Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey

DOI: 10.4328/ACAM.20635 Received: 2021-04-05 Accepted: 2021-04-25 Published Online: 2021-04-30 Printed: 2021-05-01 Ann Clin Anal Med 2021;12(5):567-572

Corresponding Author: Tanıl Özer, Cardiovascular Surgery Department, Health Sciences University, Kartal Kosuyolu High Specialization Training and Research Hospital, Denizer Cad. Cevizli Kavşağı No: 2 Kartal, 34865 Istanbul, Turkey. E-mail: drtanilozer@gmail.com P: +90 2165001500 F: +902164596321 Corresponding Author ORCID ID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-2701-2058

Does infertility trigger fibromyalgia in women?

Nur Dokuzeylül Güngör 1, Arzu Yurci 2

1 Department of Obstetrics Gynecology and Reproductive Medicine, Medical Park Göztepe Hospital, Istanbul, 2 Department of Obstetrics Gynecology and Reproductive Medicine, Memorial Hospital, IVF Center, Kayseri, Turkey

DOI: 10.4328/ACAM.20638 Received: 2021-04-03 Accepted: 2021-04-18 Published Online: 2021-04-28 Printed: 2021-05-01 Ann Clin Anal Med 2021;12(5):573-576

Corresponding Author: Arzu Yurci, Department of Obstetrics Gynecology and Reproductive Medicine, Memorial Hospital, IVF Center, Gevher Nesibe Mahallesi Çiçek Sokak No 10, 38010, Kocasinan, Kayseri, Turkey. E-mail: arzuyurci@yahoo.com P: +90 5334247890 Corresponding Author ORCID ID: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-4808-9019

The relationship between inflammation and hematological parameters in chronic kidney disease

Recep Demirci 1, Kamuran Sanli 2, Can Sevinc 3

1 Department of Nephrology, Kanuni Sultan Süleyman Research and Training Hospital, Istanbul, 2 Department of Microbiology and Clinical Microbiology, Kanuni Sultan Süleyman Research and Training Hospital, Istanbul, 3 Department of Nephrology, Ataturk University Faculty of Medicine, Erzurum, Turkey

DOI: 10.4328/ACAM.20642 Received: 2021-04-06 Accepted: 2021-04-28 Published Online: 2021-04-30 Printed: 2021-05-01 Ann Clin Anal Med 2021;12(5):592-596

Corresponding Author: Can Sevinc, Ataturk University Faculty of Medicine, Department of Nephrology, Erzurum, Turkey. E-mail: can.sevinc@atauni.edu.tr P: +90 5346157812 Corresponding Author ORCID ID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-4069-9181

The evaluation of additional payments during COVID-19 in Turkey: A qualitative study

Mehmet Emin Kurt 1, Cuma Çakmak 1, İsmail Biçer 2

1 Department of Healthcare Management, Healthcare Management, Dicle University, Diyarbakır, 2 Healthcare Management Program, Çivril Atasay Kamer Vocational School, Pamukkale University, Denizli, Turkey

DOI: 10.4328/ACAM.20644 Received: 2021-04-06 Accepted: 2021-04-29 Published Online: 2021-04-30 Printed: 2021-05-01 Ann Clin Anal Med 2021;12(5):577-581

Corresponding Author: İsmail Biçer, Healthcare Management Program, Çivril Atasay Kamer Vocational School, Pamukkale University, Denizli, Turkey. E-mail: ismailbiceer@gmail.com P: +90 507 4165175 Corresponding Author ORCID ID: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-1878-0546

The evaluation of colon polyps and factors affecting malignancy of polyps

Rıfat Peksöz 1, Serkan Borazan 2, Esra Dişçi 3, Enes Ağırman 3

1 Department of General Surgery, Muş State Hospital, Muş, 2 Department of Gastroenterology, Muş State Hospital, Muş, 3 Department of General Surgery, Atatürk University Faculty of Medicine, Erzurum, Turkey

DOI: 10.4328/ACAM.20651 Received: 2021-04-10 Accepted: 2021-04-28 Published Online: 2021-04-30 Printed: 2021-05-01 Ann Clin Anal Med 2021;12(5):582-586

Corresponding Author: Rıfat Peksöz, Department of General Surgery, Muş State Hospital, 49100, Muş, Turkey. E-mail: rifat-peksoz@hotmail.com P: +90 5349214382 Corresponding Author ORCID ID: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-4658-5254

Sources used to obtain information and their impact on the mothers’ complementary feeding practices

Mehmet Semih Demirtas 1, Huseyin Erdal 2

1 Department of Pediatrics, Aksaray Education and Research Hospital, 2 Department of Medical Genetics, Aksaray University, Faculty of Medicine, Aksaray, Turkey

DOI: 10.4328/ACAM.20656 Received: 2021-04-13 Accepted: 2021-04-29 Published Online: 2021-04-30 Printed: 2021-05-01 Ann Clin Anal Med 2021;12(5):587-591

Corresponding Author: Mehmet Semih Demirtaş, Aksaray University Education and Research Hospital, Centre/ Aksaray. E-mail: md.semihdemirtas@gmail.com P: +90 382 520 10 20/8598 F: +90 382 520 10 20/8598 Corresponding Author ORCID ID: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-2965-1811