July 2018

Elimination of clinical biochemistry laboratory tests through artificial intelligence programs to increase cost-effectiveness

Ataman Gönel, İsmail Koyuncu

Dept. of Medical Biochemistry, Faculty of Medicine, Harran University, Şanlıurfa, Turkey

DOI: 10.4328/JCAM.5827 Received: 19.03.2018 Accepted: 03.04.2018 Published Online: 04.04.2018 Printed: 01.07.2018 J Clin Anal Med 2018;9(4): 346-9

Corresponding Author: Ataman Gönel, Department of Medical Biochemistry, Harran University, Faculty of Medicine, Şanlıurfa, Türkiye. T.: +90 4143183209 F.: +90 4143183208 E-Mail: atamangonel@gmail.com ORCID ID: 0000-0001-7200-1537

How to calculate levothyroxine dosage after total thyroidectomy

Lutfi Soylu, Oguz Ugur Aydin

Departments of General Surgery, Ankara Guven Hospital, Ankara, Turkey

DOI: 10.4328/JCAM.5801 Received: 02.03.2018 Accepted: 17.03.2018 Published Online: 27.03.2018 Printed: 01.07.2018 J Clin Anal Med 2018;9(4): 337-41

Corresponding Author: Lutfi Soylu, Department of General Surgery, Ankara Guven Hospital, Simsek Sokak, No:29, 06540, Kavaklidere, Ankara, Turkey. GSM: +90 3124572473 E-Mail: lutfisoylu@hotmail.com ORCID ID: 0000-0002-1122-2851

Association of inflammation markers with epicardial adipose tissue in drug naive metabolic syndrome

Özgür Kırbaş

Yüksek İhtisas Üniversitesi, Kardiyoloji Anabilim Dalı, Ankara, Türkiye

DOI: 10.4328/JCAM.5734 Received: 28.01.2018 Accepted: 27.02.2018 Published Online: 08.04.2018 Printed: 01.07.2018 J Clin Anal Med 2018;9(4): 319-22

Corresponding Author: Özgür Kırbaş, Department of Cardiology, Yüksek İhtisas University, Ankara, Turkey. GSM: +905336423162 E-Mail: omerardakirbas@gmail.com

Which site is least painful during intravenous cannulation?

Keziban Uçar Karabulut 1, Abdullah Sadik Girisgin 2

1 Department of Emergency Medicine Baskent University Faculty of Medicine, Ankara, 2 Department of Emergency Medicine Necmettin Erbakan University Meram Medical Faculty, Konya, Turkey

DOI: 10.4328/JCAM.5661 Received: 09.01.2018 Accepted: 04.03.2018 Published Online: 08.03.2018 Printed: 01.07.2018 J Clin Anal Med 2018;9(4): 284-6

Corresponding Author: Keziban Ucar Karabulut, Baskent Universitesi Konya Hospital, Selcuklu, Konya, 42080 Turkey. T.:+90 3322570606 F.: +90 3322570637 E-Mail: dr_kezi@hotmail.com

Are gastrointestinal stromal tumours really asymptomatic?

Arif Emre 1, Mehmet Sertkaya 2

1 Department of General Surgery, Kahramanmaraş Sütçü İmam University School of Medicine, Kahramanmaraş, 2 Department of General Surgery, Viranşehir State Hospital, Şanlıurfa, Turkey

DOI: 10.4328/JCAM.5681 Received: 12.01.2018 Accepted: 26.02.2018 Published Online: 03.03.2018 Printed: 01.07.2018 J Clin Anal Med 2018;9(4): 292-5

Corresponding Author: Arif Emre, Department of General Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, Kahramanmaras Sutcu Imam University, Kahramanmaraş, Turkey. GSM: +905063432431 F.: +90 3443003409 E-Mail: dr.arifemre@gmail.com ORCID ID: 0000-0002-6313-9742

A tomographic evaluation of the tuffier line in patients with hip fracture

Bora Bilal 1, Nursel Yurttutan 2, Ökkeş Bilal 3, Gözen Öksüz 1, Aykut Urfalıoğlu 1

1 Department of Anaesthesiology, 2 Department of Radiology, 3 Department of Orthopedia, Faculty of Medicine, Kahramanmaras Sutcu Imam University, Kahramanmaras, Turkey

DOI: 10.4328/JCAM.5689 Received: 15.01.2018 Accepted: 03.03.2018 Published Online: 03.03.2018 Printed: 01.07.2018 J Clin Anal Med 2018;9(4): 296-9

Corresponding Author: Bora Bilal, Kahramanmaras Sutcu Imam University Faculty of Medicine, Kahramanmaras, Turkey. T.: +90 3443003245 F.: +90 3443004045 E-Mail: bilalbora@yahoo.com ORCID ID: 0000-0003-3884-8042

Surgical management of thyroid follicular neoplasms: A retrospective analysis of 128 patients

Oğuz Uğur Aydın, Lütfi Soylu

Department of General Surgery, Ankara Güven Hospital, Ankara, Turkey

DOI: 10.4328/JCAM.5693 Received: 17.01.2018 Accepted: 04.03.2018 Published Online: 08.03.2018 Printed: 01.07.2018 J Clin Anal Med 2018;9(4): 300-3

Corresponding Author: Oğuz Uğur Aydin, Department of General Surgery, Güven Hospital, Ankara, Turkey. T.: +90 3124572481 F.: +90 3124572879 E-Mail: oguzuguraydin71@gmail.com ORCID ID: 0000-0002-4458-9158

Effectiveness of the mulligan mobilization technique in mechanical neck pain

Tomris Duymaz 1, Nesrin Yagcı 2

1 Department of Physiotherapy and Rehabilitation, Istanbul Bilim University School of Health, İstanbul, 2 Department of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation, Pamukkale University, Denizli, Turkey

DOI: 10.4328/JCAM.5715 Received: 22.01.2018 Accepted: 26.02.2018 Published Online: 03.03.2018 Printed: 01.07.2018 J Clin Anal Med 2018;9(4): 304-9

Corresponding Author: Tomris DUYMAZ, Istanbul Bilgi University, Faculty of Health Sciences, Physiotherapy and Rehabilitation, Istanbul, Turkey. GSM: +905446302676 E-Mail: fzt_tomrisduymaz@yahoo.com ORCID ID: 0000-0003-0917-2098

Decreased circulating levels of il-22 in newly diagnosed metabolic syndrome patients

Hakki Yilmaz

Department of Internal Medicine, Section of Nephrology, Dr. Abdurrahman Yurtaslan Ankara Oncology Training and Research Hospital, Health Science University, Ankara, Turkey

DOI: 10.4328/JCAM.5725 Received: 30.01.2018 Accepted: 03.03.2018 Published Online: 03.03.2018 Printed: 01.07.2018 J Clin Anal Med 2018;9(4): 310-4

Corresponding Author: Hakki Yilmaz, Department of Internal Medicine, Section of Nephrology, Dr. Abdurrahman Yurtaslan Ankara Oncology Training and Research Hospital, Health Science University, Ankara, Turkey. T.: +90 3123360909 F.: +90 3123340352 ORCID ID: 0000-0001-5861-1865

Burnout level of nurses working in a hospital

Seher Erdoğan 1, Emel İnan 2

1 Çocuk Yoğun Bakım Uzmanı, 2 Çocuk Yoğun Bakım Ünitesi Sorumlu Hemşiresi,Sağlık Bilimleri Üniversitesi, Ümraniye Eğitim ve Araştırma Hastanesi, Çocuk Yoğun Bakım Ünitesi, İstanbul, Türkiye

DOI: 10.4328/JCAM.5726 Received: 26.01.2018 Accepted: 04.03.2018 Published Online: 08.03.2018 Printed: 01.07.2018 J Clin Anal Med 2018;9(4): 315-8

Corresponding Author: Seher Erdoğan, Umraniye Research and Training Hospital, Adem Yavuz Cad. No:1, 34764, Ümraniye, İstanbul, Türkiye. GSM: +905326678370 E-Mail:seher70@gmail.com ORCID ID: 0000-0002-3393-3363

Neglected monteggia fracture-dislocations in children

Ramazan Atiç 1, Azad Yıldırım 2, Şehmus Yiğit 3, Abdulkadir Aydın 1

1 Department of Orthopaedics and Traumatology, Dicle University Medical Faculty, Diyarbakir, 2 Department of Orthopaedics and Traumatology, Private Muş Healing Hospital, Muş, 3 Department of Orthopaedics and Traumatology, Private Sultan Healing Hospital, Diyarbakır, Turkey

DOI: 10.4328/JCAM.5754 Received: 06.02.2018 Accepted: 04.03.2018 Published Online: 07.03.2018 Printed: 01.07.2018 J Clin Anal Med 2018;9(4): 323-8

Corresponding Author: Ramazan Atic, Dicle University Medical Faculty, 21280, Diyarbakir, Turkey. T.: +905321728629 F.: +90 4122488440 E-Mail: ramazanatic@gmail.com ORCID ID: 0000-0002-7814-822X

Sedation in pediatric magnetic resonance imaging: a ten-year experience

Yucel Yuce, Kutlu Hakan Erkal

Anaesthesiology and Reanimation Department, University of Health Sciences Kartal Dr. Lutfi Kirdar Education and Research Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey

DOI: 10.4328/JCAM.5762 Received: 08.02.2018 Accepted: 03.03.2018 Published Online: 03.03.2018 Printed: 01.07.2018 J Clin Anal Med 2018;9(4): 333-6

Corresponding Author: Yucel Yuce, Anaesthesiology and Reanimation Department, University of Health Sciences Kartal Dr. Lutfi Kirdar Education and Research Hospital, Kartal, Istanbul, Turkey. T.: +90 2164583000 F.: +90 21635200 E-Mail: dryyuce@gmail.com ORCID ID: 0000-0003-0396-1248

Incidences of irritable bowel syndrome and its subtypes in patients with polycystic ovary syndrome

Huseyin Dursun 1, Hacer Uyanıkoglu 2, Ahmet Uyanıkoglu 3, Tevfik Sabuncu 4

1 Department of Internal Medicine, 2 Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology, 3 Department of Gastroenterology, 4 Department of Endocrinology, Harran University Medical Faculty, Şanlıurfa, Turkey

DOI: 10.4328/JCAM.5755 Received: 06.02.2018 Accepted: 23.02.2018 Published Online: 25.02.2018 Printed: 01.07.2018 J Clin Anal Med 2018;9(4): 329-32

Corresponding Author: Hacer Uyanikoglu, Gynecology Department of Harran University, Medical Faculty, Sanliurfa, Turkey. GSM: +905423455513 F.: +90 4143183192 E-Mail: huoglu@hotmail.com ORCID ID: 0000-0003-0316-4900

Retrospective evaluation of poisonings in a pediatric intensive care unit: 4 years of experience

Ayse Betul Ergul 1, Yasemin Altuner Torun 2

1 Department of Pediatric Intensive Care Unit, University of Health Sciences, Kayseri Training and Research Hospital, 2 Department of Pediatric Hematology, University of Health Sciences, Kayseri Training and Research Hospital, Kayseri, Turkey

DOI: 10.4328/JCAM.5660 Received: 04.01.2018 Accepted: 14.02.2018 Published Online: 16.02.2018 Printed: 01.07.2018 J Clin Anal Med 2018;9(4): 278-83

Corresponding Author: Ayse Betul Ergul, Department of Pediatrics, Kayseri Training and Research Hospital, Emel Mehmet Tarman Children Hospital, Erkilet, 38030, Kayseri, Turkey. T.: +90 3523512243 (7287) F.: +90 3523512244 GSM: +905343308531 E-Mail address: abergul@hotmail.com ORCID ID: 0000-0003-1088-5845

Urine iodine deficiency in pregnant women living in Sivas

Halef Okan Doğan 1, Özgür Karakaya 2, Kübra Doğan 3, Savaş Karakuş 4, Şeyma Nur Yıldız 1

1 Department of Biochemistry, Faculty of Medicine, Cumhuriyet University, 2 Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Sivas Numune Hospital, 3 Department of Biochemistry, Sivas Numune Hospital, 4 Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Faculty of Medicine, Cumhuriyet University, Sivas, Turkey

DOI: 10.4328/JCAM.5579 Received: 06.12.2017 Accepted: 25.01.2018 Published Online: 25.01.2018 Printed: 01.07.2018 J Clin Anal Med 2018;9(4): 269-72

Corresponding Author: Halef Okan Doğan, Department of Biochemistry, Faculty of Medicine, Cumhuriyet University, Sivas, Turkey. ORCID ID: 0000-0001-8738-0760 E-Mail: halefokan@gmail.com

Effect of PPAR-γ agonists on macrophage activation in type2 diabetes mellitus

Bülent Sözmen 1, Emel Yiğit Karakaş 2, Füsun Topçugil 2, Nazif Altıner 2, Eser Y. Sözmen 3

1 Dept. of Internal Medicine, Medical Park Hospital, Ankara, 2 Dept. of Internal Medicine, Atatürk Research and Training Hospital, Ankara, 3 Dept. of Medical Biochemistry, Faculty of Medicine, Ege University, İzmir, Turkey

DOI: 10.4328/JCAM.5622 Received: 19.12.2107 Accepted: 19.01.2018 Published Online: 25.01.2018 Printed: 01.07.2018 J Clin Anal Med 2018;9(4): 273-7

Corresponding Author: Eser Yıldırım Sözmen, Ege University, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Medical Biochemistry, Bornova, İzmir, Türkiye. T.: +90 2323904098 F.: +90 2323904030 E-Mail: eser.sozmen@ege.edu.tr

Investigation of sella turcica morphometry in empty sella syndrome

Ozan Turamanlar 1, Çiğdem Özer Gökaslan 2, Mehmet Gazi Boyacı 3, Erdal Horata 4, Merve Soysal 5, Ayşe Demirci 5, Mehmet Yasir Deniz 5

1 Deparment of Anatomy, Faculty of Medicine, 2 Deparment of Radiology, Faculty of Medicine, 3 Deparment of Neurosurgery, Faculty of Medicine, 4 Orthopedic Prosthetic Orthosis, Atatürk Health Services Vocational School, 5 Faculty of Medicine, Afyon Kocatepe University, Afyonkarahisar, Turkey

DOI: 10.4328/JCAM.5566 Recieved: 12.01.2018 Accepted: 20.01.2018 Published Online: 25.01.2018 Printed: 01.07.2018

Corresponding Author: Erdal Horata, Afyon Kocatepe Üniversitesi, Atatürk Sağlık Hizmetleri Meslek Yüksekokulu, 03200 Afyonkarahisar, Türkiye. GSM: +905056092631 F.: +90 2722120935 E-Mail: erdalhorata@gmail.com

Anesthesia management for ALS and WPW

Bahadır Cıftcı, Mursel Ekıncı, Muhammet Ahmet Karakaya, Emine Uzunoglu, Emine Arzu Kose

Department of Anesthesiology and Reanimation, İstanbul Medipol University, Faculty of Medicine, İstanbul, Turkey

DOI: 10.4328/JCAM.5745 Received: 01.02.2018 Accepted: 03.03.2018 Publihed Online: 03.03.2018 Printed: 01.07.2018 J Clin Anal Med 2018;9(4): 353-5

Corresponding Author: Bahadır Çiftçi, Department of Anesthesiology and Reanimation, İstanbul Medipol University, Faculty of Medicine, İstanbul, Turkey. T.: +90 2124767000 F.: +90 2124607962 E-Mail: baha_cftci@hotmail.com ORCID ID: 0000-0002-3245-6614

Biventricular thrombi and pulmonary embolism in a young woman with peripartum cardiomyopathy

Hakan Gunes

Department of Cardiology Kahramanmaras Sutcu Imam University School of Medicine, Kahramanmaras, Turkey

DOI: 10.4328/JCAM.5749 Received: 02.02.2018 Accepted: 23.02.2018 Publihed Online: 25.02.2018 Printed: 01.07.2018 J Clin Anal Med 2018;9(4): 356-8

Corresponding Author: Hakan Güneş, Department of Cardiology, Kahramanmaras Sutcu Imam University School of Medicine, Kahramanmaras, Turkey. T.: +90 3443003376 F.: +90 3443003409 E-Mail: drhakangunes83@hotmail.com

Gastric adenomyoma determined incidentally during sleeve gastrectomy: A case report

Recep Bedir 1, Rukiye Yılmaz 1, Süleyman Kalcan 2, Oğuzhan Özdemir 3

1 Department of Pathology, 2 Department of General Surgery, 3 Department of Radiology, Recep Tayyip Erdogan University, Medical Faculty, Rize, Turkey

DOI: 10.4328/JCAM.5740 Received: 29.01.2018 Accepted: 23.02.2018 Publihed Online: 25.02.2018

Corresponding Author: Recep Bedir, Department of Pathology, Recep Tayyip Erdogan University of Medical Faculty, Rize, Turkey. GSM: +905057331695 T.: +90 4642130491 E-Mail: bedirrecep@gmail.com ORCID ID: 0000-0001-8247-3781

Effect of sugammadex and neostigmine on tracheal muscle: In vitro study

Varlik K. Erel 1, Ali Onur Erdem 2

1 Department of Anesthesiology, 2 Department of Pediatric Surgery, Adnan Menderes University, School of Medicine, Aydin, Turkey

DOI: 10.4328/JCAM.5823 Received: 17.03.2018 Accepted: 27.03.2018 Published Online: 27.03.2018 Printed: 01.07.2018 J Clin Anal Med 2018;9(4): 342-5

Corresponding Author: Varlik K. Erel, Department of Anesthesiology and Reanimation, Adnan Menderes University, Schoolof Medicine, Aydin, 09100, Turkey. T.: +90 256218185 GSM: +905324439202 E-Mail: varlik.erel@gmail.com ORCID ID: 0000-0002-0539-661X

Anti-inflammatory efficiency of erythropoietin in sciatic nerve damage

Hasan Emre Aydın 1,2, Ismail Kaya 1, Hülya Ozen 3, Ceren Kızmazoğlu 4, İnan Uzunoğlu 5

1 Department of Neurosurgery, Dumlupınar University, Medical Faculty, Kutahya, 2 Department of Pharmacology, Osmangazi University, Medical Faculty, Eskisehir, 3 Department of Biostatstics, Osmangazi University, Medical Faculty, Eskisehir, 4 Department of Neurosurgery, Dokuz Eylül University, Medical Faculty, Izmir, 5 Department of Neurosurgery, Katip Çelebi University, Medical Faculty, Izmir, Turkey

DOI: 10.4328/JCAM.5673 Received: 10.01.2018 Accepted: 31.01.2018 Published Online: 02.02.2018 Printed: 01.07.2018 J Clin Anal Med 2018;9(4): 287-91

Corresponding Author: İsmail Kaya, Department of Neurosurgery, Dumlupınar University, Medical Faculty, Kutahya, Turkey. T.: +90 2742652031 GSM: +90506728279 E-Mail: dr.ikaya85@gmail.com ORCID ID: 0000-0002-5117-8066

Comments on early-term elective laparoscopic resection after endoscopic detorsion in cases with sigmoid colonic volvulus

Sabri Selcuk Atamanalp

Department of General Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, Ataturk University, Erzurum, Turkey

DOI: 10.4328/JCAM.5768 Received: 15.02.2018 Accepted: 23.02.2018 Publihed Online: 26.02.2018 Printed: 01.07.2018

Corresponding Author: Sabri Selcuk Atamanalp, Department of General Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, Ataturk University, 25040, Erzurum, Turkey. T.: +904423447560 F.: +904423446528 E-Mail: ssa@atauni.edu.tr ORCID ID: 0000-0003-2561-6461