May 2018

Investigation of thiol/disulfide homeostasis in familial mediterranean fever patients

Gokhan Cakirca 1, Muhammet Murat Celik 2, Huseyin Erdal 3, Salim Neselioglu 4, Ozcan Erel 4, Mustafa Kemal Basarali 5, Tuba Damar Cakirca 6

1 Department of Biochemistry, Sanliurfa Mehmet Akif Inan Training and Research Hospital, Sanliurfa, 2 Department of Internal Medicine, Mustafa Kemal University, Faculty of Medicine, Hatay, 3 Department of Molecular Biochemistry and Genetics, Mustafa Kemal University, Faculty of Medicine, Hatay, 4 Department of Biochemistry, Yildirim Beyazit University, Faculty of Medicine, Ankara, 5 Department of Biochemistry, Ankara Public Health Institution, Ankara, 6 Department of Infectious Diseases and Clinical Microbiology, Harran University, Faculty of Medicine, Sanliurfa, Turkey

DOI: 10.4328/JCAM.5789 Received: 26.02.2018 Accepted: 11.03.2018 Published Online: 13.03.2018 Printed: 01.05.2018 J Clin Anal Med 2018;9(3): 231-4

Corresponding Author: Gokhan Cakirca, Biochemistry Department, Sanliurfa Mehmet Akif Inan Training and Research Hospital, Sanliurfa, Turkey. T.: +90 4143186000 F.: +90 4143186707 E-Mail: cakirca.gokhan@gmail.com ORCID ID: 0000-0003-1526-5899

Neonatal septicemia in tertiary hospitals in Konya, Turkey

Nuriye Tarakcı 1, Murat Konak 2

1 Department of Neonatology, Dr. Faruk Sukan Women and Children’s Diseases Hospital, 2 Department of Neonatology, Selcuk University, Konya, Turkey

DOI: 10.4328/JCAM.5774 Received: 19.02.2018 Accepted: 04.03.2018 Published Online: 09.03.2018 Printed: 01.05.2018 J Clin Anal Med 2018;9(3): 187-91

Corresponding Author: Nuriye Tarakcı, Department of Neonatology, Dr. Faruk SukanWomen andChildren’s Diseases Hospital, 42060 Konya, Turkey. T.: +90 3322380931 F.: +90 3322376025 E-Mail: nuriyetarakci@hotmail.com ORCID ID: 0000-0003-2444-4724

Publication rate of abstracts presented in national congress of Turkish society of anesthesiology

Kutlu Hakan Erkal, Yucel Yuce

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

DOI: 10.4328/JCAM.5630 Received: 19.12.2017 Accepted: 19.01.2018 Published Online: 25.01.2018 Printed: 01.05.2018 J Clin Anal Med 2018;9(3): 195-9

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

Assessment of platelet reactivity after the anthracycline-based chemotherapy via mean platelet volume: Does it act on anthracycline-induced cardiotoxicity?

Gokmen Aktas 1, Tulay Kus 2, Emre Kuş 3, Murat Sucu 4, Handan Haydaroglu Sahin5, Mustafa Pehlivan 5,

1 Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Medical Oncology, Kahramanmaraş Sütçü İmam University, School of Medicine, Kahramanmaraş, 2 Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Medical Oncology, University of Gaziantep, Faculty of Medicine, Gaziantep Oncology Hospital, Gaziantep, 3 Department of Cardiology, Sehitkamil State Hospital, Gaziantep, 4 Department of Cardiology, University of Gaziantep, School of Medicine, Gaziantep, 5 Department of Hematology, University of Gaziantep, School of Medicine, Gaziantep, Turkey

DOI:10.4328/JCAM.5499 Received: 12.12.2017 Accepted: 23.01.2018 Published Online: 25.01.2018 Printed: 01.05.2018 J Clin Anal Med 2018;9(3): 183-6

Corresponding Author: Gokmen Aktas, Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Medical Oncology, Kahramanmaraş Sütçü İmam University, School of Medicine, Kahramanmaraş, Turkey. GSM: +905076969249 E-Mail: aktas_gokmen@hotmail.com

The effect of high volume adrenalin solution infiltration on blood loss in reduction mammaplasty

Erkan Orhan

Department of Plastic Surgery, Namik Kemal University, Tekirdağ, Turkey

DOI: 10.4328/JCAM.5641 Received: 25.12.2017 Accepted: 16.01.2018 Published Online: 17.01.2018 Printed: 01.05.2018 J Clin Anal Med 2018;9(3): 213-7

Corresponding Author: Erkan Orhan, Reşat Nuri Sok. No: 71/31 Y.Ayrancı, Çankaya, Ankara, 06510, Turkey. GSM: +905325004192 F.: +90 2822509900 E-Mail: eorhan@yahoo.com

Cecal diverticulitis mimicking acute appendicitis: Management and short-term results of surgery

Volkan Oter 1, Serdar Oter 2, Mehmet Tolga Kafadar 3

1 Department of Gastroenterological Surgery, Health Sciences University, Mehmet Akif İnan Training and Research Hospital Şanlıurfa, 2 Department of Gastroenterological Surgery, School of Medicine, Mersin Unıversity, Mersin, 3 Department of General Surgery, Health Sciences University, Mehmet Akif İnan Training and Research Hospital Şanlıurfa, Turkey

DOI: 10.4328/JCAM.5650 Received: 30.12.2017 Accepted: 10.01.2018 Published Online: 14.01.2018 Printed: 01.05.2018 J Clin Anal Med 2018;9(3): 222-5

Corresponding Author: Volkan Oter, Department of Gastroenterological Surgery, School of Medicine, Sakarya Unıversity, Serdivan, Sakarya, Türkiye. GSM: +905053366333 F.: +90 2642955032 E-Mail: otervolkan@gmail.com

Risk of sharp injuries and mucocutaneous exposures in healthcare workers: ongoing problem despite prevention programs

Zeliha Haytoglu 1, Ozlem Ozgur Gundeslioglu 2

1 Department of Pediatrics, 2 Department of Pediatrics, Division of Pediatric Infectious Disease, Cukurova University, Faculty of Medicine, Adana, Turkey

DOI: 10.4328/JCAM.5648 Received: 03.01.2018 Accepted: 10.01.2018 Published Online: 11.01.2018 Printed: 01.05.2018 J Clin Anal Med 2018;9(3): 218-21

Corresponding Author: Zeliha Haytoglu, Department of Pediatrics, Cukurova University, Faculty of Medicine, 01130, Adana, Turkey. GSM: +905052540485 E-Mail: zelihahayt@yahoo.com

Monoblock and twinblock mandibular advancement devices in the treatment of obstructive sleep apnea

Ignazio La Mantia 1, Calogero Grillo 1, Simone Narelli 2, Claudio Andaloro 3

1 Department of Medical Sciences, Surgical and Advanced Technologies, University of Catania, Catania, 2 Dental Unit, ASP Ragusa, Ragusa, 3 Ear Nose and Throat Unit, Santa Marta e Santa Venera Hospital, Acireale, Catania, Italy

DOI: 10.4328/JCAM.5659 Received: 02.01.2018 Accepted: 08.01.2018 Published Online: 10.01.2018 Printed: 01.05.2018 J Clin Anal Med 2018;9(3): 226-30

Corresponding Author: Claudio Andaloro, Ear Nose and Throat Unit, Santa Marta e Santa Venera Hospital, Via Caronia, 95024, Acireale, Catania, Italy. T.: +3909532610274 E-Mail: cla.anda@gmail.com

Cochlear implantation surgery experience of a tertiary clinic

Ahmet Mutlu 1, Mete Iseri 2, Merve Durgut 3, Murat Topdag 4, Selvet Erdogan 3, Murat Ozturk 3

1 Department of Otolaryngology, Uskudar State Hospital, Istanbul, 2 Private Practice, Kocaeli, 3 Department of Otolaryngology, Kocaeli University Faculty of Medicine, Kocaeli, 4 Department of Otolaryngology, Acibadem University Faculty of Medicine, Istanbul, Turkey

DOI: 10.4328/JCAM.5639 Received: 24.12.2017 Accepted: 05.01.2018 Published Online: 10.01.2018 Printed: 01.05.2018 J Clin Anal Med 2018;9(3): 209-12

Corresponding Author: Ahmet Mutlu, Barbaros Mahallesi, Veysi Pasa Sokak No:14, 34672, Uskudar, Istanbul, Turkey. GSM: +905355003650 F.: +902164747912 E-Mail: ahmutlu1988@gmail.com

Can eight weeks of stabilization exercise change the amount of knee flexion and anterior shear force?

Faraj Fatahi 1, Gholamali Ghasemi 1, Mohamadtaghi Karimi 2, Ramin Beyranvand 3

1 Department of Sports Injuries and Corrective Exercises, Faculty of Sport Sciences, University of Isfahan, Isfahan, 2 Department of Orthotics and Prosthetics, School of Rehabilitation Sciences, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz, 3 Department of Sports Injuries and Corrective Exercises, Faculty of Sport Sciences, Shahid Bahonar University of Kerman, Kerman, Iran

DOI: 10.4328/JCAM.5638 Received: 24.12.2017 Accepted: 05.01.2018 Published Online: 09.01.2018 Printed: 01.05.2018 J Clin Anal Med 2018;9(3): 203-8

Corresponding Author: Faraj Fatahi, Darvazeh Shiraz Square, University of Isfahan, Isfahan, Iran. T.: +989163188344 E-Mail: farajfatahi92@yahoo.com; faraj.shahamiri@yahoo.com

Evaluation of reasons for rejecting candidates for living donor liver transplantation

Ali Ozer 1, Hikmet Aktaş 2, Meltem Güner 3, Ercument Gurluler 1, Remzi Emiroglu 1

1 Organ Transplantation Department, Acibadem Atakent University Hospital, Istanbul, 2 Organ Transplantation Department, Acibadem Bursa Hospital, Bursa, 3 Anesthesiology Department, Acibadem Atakent University Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey

DOI: 10.4328/JCAM.5635 Received: 22.12.2017 Accepted: 05.01.2018 Published Online: 09.01.2018 Printed: 01.05.2018 J Clin Anal Med 2018;9(3): 200-2

Corresponding Author: Ali Özer, Acibadem Atakent University Hospital, Turgut Ozal Bulvarı, Halkalı, Küçükçekmece, Istanbul,Turkey. GSM: +905332122324

A comparison of serum alpha-1-antitrypsin and vitamin B12 levels in patients with vitamin B12 deficiency

Yılmaz Sezgin 1, Mehtap Kartal 2, Azize Dilek Güldal 2

1 Department of Family Medicine, University of Health Science, İstanbul Educational Research Hospital, İstanbul, 2 Department of Family Medicine, Dokuz Eylül University, İzmir, Turkey

DOI: 10.4328/JCAM.5629 Received: 19.12.2017 Accepted: 05.01.2018 Published Online: 08.01.2018 Printed: 01.05.2018 J Clin Anal Med 2018;9(3): 192-4

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

A hidden etiology in a case of recurrent carpal tunnel syndrome: Giant cell tumor of the tendon sheath

Galip Beltir 1, Şefik Murat Arıkan 1, Ömer Faruk Ateş 2, Füsun Ardıç Yükrük 3, Sadettin Dolar 4

1 From Department of Orthopaedics and Traumatology, Ankara Oncology Training and Research Hospital, Ankara, 2 From Department of Radiology, Ankara Atatürk Training and Research Hospital, Ankara, 3 From Department of Pathology, Ankara Oncology Training and Research Hospital, Ankara, 4 From Department of Internal Medicine, İzmir Ege Üniversity Hospital, İzmir, Turkey

DOI: 10.4328/JCAM.5721 Received: 24.01.2018 Accepted:23.02.2018 Published Online: 25.02.2018 Printed: 01.05.2018 J Clin Anal Med 2018;9(3): 260-3

Corresponding Author: Galip Beltir, Ankara Oncology Hospital, Ankara, Turkey. GSM: +905424045370 E-Mail: galipbeltir@hotmail.com ORCID ID: 0000-0003-0452-4541

If no suspection, then no diagnosis: A case report

Emin Kürşat Bulut 1, Ömer Faruk Ateş 2, Galip Beltir 1

1 Department of Orthopedics, Ankara Oncology Training and Research Hospital, 2 Department of Radiology, Ankara Atatürk Training and Research Hospital, Ankara, Turkey

DOI: 10.4328/JCAM.5713 Received: 19.01.2018 Accepted: 20.02.2018 Publihed Online: 22.02.2018 Printed: 01.05.2018 J Clin Anal Med 2018;9(3): 257-9

Corresponding Author: Galip Beltir, Ankara Oncology, Hospital, Ankara, Turkey. GSM: +905424045370 E-Mail: galipbeltir@hotmail.com

A very rare case of sphenoid lymphoma presenting as cavernous sinus syndrome

Taylan Gun 1, Aslan Guzel 2

1 ENT Department, Faculty of Medicine, Bahçeşehir University, Ankara Medical Park Hospital, Ankara, 2 Neurosurgery Department, Bahçeşehir University, Faculty of Medicine, Gaziantep Medical Park Hospital, Gaziantep, Turkey

DOI: 10.4328/JCAM.5669 Received: 23.01.2018 Accepted: 20.02.2018 Publihed Online: 22.02.2018 Printed: 01.05.2018 J Clin Anal Med 2018;9(3): 248-50

Corresponding Author: Taylan Gun, Ankara Medical Park Hospital Kentkoop Mah. 1868 Sok. No:15, Batıkent, Ankara, Turkey. Tel: +90 3126668000 GSM: +905323435019 F.: +90 3126668666 E-Mail: taylangun@gmail.com

A case of Fahr’s disease presenting with seizures

Cihan Bedel 1, Göker Coşkun 2

1 Emergency Medicine Department, Antalya Training And Research Hospital, Antalya, 2 Medicine Department, Süleyman Demirel University Faculty of Medicine Emergency, Isparta, Turkey

DOI: 10.4328/JCAM.5687 Received: 14.01.2018 Accepted: 14.02.2018 Publihed Online: 16.02.2018 Printed: 01.05.2018 J Clin Anal Med 2018;9(3): 251-3

Corresponding Author: Cihan Bedel, Acil Tıp ABD, Antalya Eğitim ve Araştırma Hastanesi, Antalya, Turkey. GSM: +905075641254 E-Mail: cihanbedel@hotmail.com

Lneonatal meningitis due to streptoccocus dysgalactiae subspecies equisimilis: a case report and literature review

Nuriye Tarakci 1, Fatma Hilal Yılmaz 1, Nazlı Dilay Gültekin 1, Hüseyin Altunhan 1, Rahmi Örs 2

1 Department of Neonatology, Meram Medical Faculty, Necmettin Erbakan University, 2 Medova Hospital, Konya, Turkey

DOI: 10.4328/JCAM.5697 Received: 17.01.2018 Accepted: 14.02.2018 Publihed Online: 16.02.2018 Printed: 01.05.2018 J Clin Anal Med 2018;9(3): 254-6

Corresponding Author: Nuriye Tarakci, Department of Neonatology, Meram Medical Faculty, Necmettin Erbakan University, Konya 42080, Turkey. T.: +90 3322236000 F.: +90 3322236585 E-Mail: nuriyetarakci@hotmail.com

A rare cause in the differential diagnosis of abdominal pain: stercoral colitis

Cihan Bedel 1, Ural Koç 2

1 Emergency Medicine Department, Antalya Training And Research Hospital, Antalya, 2 Radiology Department, Erzincan Mengücek Gazi Training and Research Hospital, Erzincan, Turkey

DOI: 10.4328/JCAM.5637 Received: 23.12.2017 Accepted: 10.01.2018 Publihed Online: 11.01.2018 Printed: 01.05.2018 J Clin Anal Med 2018;9(3): 245-7

Corresponding Author: Cihan Bedel, Antalya Training and Research Hospital, 07100, Muratpaşa, Antalya,Turkey. GSM: +905075641254 E-Mail: cihanbedel@hotmail.com

Bilateral cortical blindness after recurrent ischemic stroke

Murat Uysal 1, Serhat Karaman 2

1 Department of Anatomy, 2 Department of Emergency Medicine, Gaziosmanpasa University, Faculty of Medicine, Tokat, Turkey

DOI: 10.4328/JCAM.5516 Received: 18.12.2017 Accepted: 08.01.2018 Publihed Online: 10.01.2018 Printed: 01.05.2018 J Clin Anal Med 2018;9(3): 239-41

Corresponding Author: Serhat Karaman, Department of Emergency Medicine, Gaziosmanpasa University, Tokat, Turkey. T.: +90 3562149444 F.: +90 3562133179 E-Mail: drserhatkaraman@hotmail.com

Successful treatment with home care in a second-half twin pregnancy complicated with a too short cervix: a case report

Tahereh Zahedifard 1, Mohammad Zarei 2, Reza Nori 3

1 Department of Midwifery, Quchan Branch, Islamic Azad University, Quchan, Iran, 2 Nursing Department, Shirvan Center of Higher Health Education, North Khorasan University of Medical Sciences, Bojnurd, Iran, 3 Department of Nursing, Bojnurd Branch, Islamic Azad University, Bojnurd, Iran

DOI: 10.4328/JCAM.5634 Received: 22.12.2017 Accepted: 05.01.2018 Publihed Online: 07.01.2018 Printed: 01.05.2018 J Clin Anal Med 2018;9(3): 242-4

Corresponding Author: Mohammad Zarei, Nursing Department, Shirvan Center of Higher Health Education, North Khorasan University of Medical Sciences, Bojnurd, Iran. GSM: +989151811304 T./F.: +985836248988 E-Mail: m.zarei@nkums.ac.ir

A case of brainstem encephalitis treated with plasmapheresis

Nagehan Aslan 1, Didar Arslan 1, Dinçer Yıldızdaş 1, Emine Kocabaş 2, Özden Özgür Horoz 1, Özlem Hergüner 3, Derya Alabaz 2, Özlem Özgür Gündeşlioğlu 2

1 Çocuk Yoğun Bakım Bilim Dalı, 2 Çocuk Enfeksiyon Bilim Dalı, 3 Çocuk Nöroloji Bilim Dalı, Çukurova Üniversitesi Tıp Fakültesi, Adana, Türkiye

DOI: 10.4328/JCAM.5390 Received: 26.09.2017 Accepted: 27.11.2017 Publihed Online: 27.11.2017 Printed: 01.05.2018 J Clin Anal Med 2018;9(3): 235-8

Corresponding Author: Nagehan Aslan, Çocuk Yoğun Bakım Bilim Dalı, Çukurova Üniversitesi Tıp Fakültesi, Sarıçam, Adana, Türkiye. GSM: +905055499986 E-Mail: nagehan_aslan@hotmail.com