September 2018

+45T>G single nucleotide polymorphism of adiponectin gene: Is it a factor in childhood obesity?

Tuba Kasap 1, Ömer Ateş 2, Samet Özer 1, Ali Gül 1, Resul Yılmaz 1, Ergün Sönmezgöz 1, Osman Demir 3, Emel Ensari 2

1 Department of Pediatrics, 2 Department of Medical Biology, 3 Department of Biostatistics, Gaziosmanpaşa University Hospital, Tokat, Turkey

DOI: 10.4328/JCAM.5735 Received: 02.02.2018 Accepted: 11.03.2018 Published Online: 13.03.2018 Printed: 01.09.2018 J Clin Anal Med 2018;9(5): 376-80

Corresponding Author: Tuba Kasap, Department of Pediatrics, Gaziosmanpaşa University School of Medicine, Tokat, Turkey. E-Mail: tubaserdar06@hotmail.com ORCID ID: orcid.org/0030-0033-0366-5249

Healthcare staff’s attitude on hand hygiene and exposure to contaminated materials

Yeşim Alpay

Department of Infectious Disease and Clinical Microbiology, Balıkesir University School of Medicine, Balıkesir, Turkey

DOI: 10.4328/JCAM.5781 Received: 21.02.2018 Accepted: 10.03.2018 Published Online: 13.03.2018 Printed: 01.09.2018 J Clin Anal Med 2018;9(5): 416-20

Corresponding Author: Yeşim Alpay, Department of Infectious Disease and Clinical Microbiology, Balıkesir University School of Medicine, Balıkesir, Turkey. T.: +90 2666121010/4533 E-Mail: yesim.alpay@hotmail.com ORCID ID: 0000-0003-2298-7531

Prognostic value of soluble factors of angiogenesis and adhesion processes in head and neck squamous cell carcinomas

Taylan Gün 1, Aykut İkinciogullari 2, Osman Fatih Boztepe 3, Serdar Ensari 4, Huseyin Dere 5

1 Bahcesehir University Faculty of Medicine, Ankara Medical Park Hospital, Ankara, 2 Ankara Numune Training and Research Hospital, Ankara, 3 ENT Specialist at Antalya Medical Park Hospital, Antalya, 4 Karabük University Faculty of Medicine, Karabük, 5 Yıldırım Beyazıt University Faculty of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey

DOI: 10.4328/JCAM.5788 Received: 26.02.2018 Accepted: 12.03.2018 Published Online: 28.03.2018 Printed: 01.09.2018 J Clin Anal Med 2018;9(5): 421-4

Corresponding Author: Taylan Gün, Ankara Medical Park Hastanesi, Kentkoop Mah. 1868 Sok. No: 15, Yenimahalle, Ankara, Turkey.GSM: +905323435019 F.: +90 2122273477 E-Mail: taylangun@gmail.com

Assessment of auditory brainstem responses in hypothyroidism and hyperthyroidism

Elif Karalı 1, Ender Güçlü 2

1 Kulak Burun Boğaz Departmanı, Zonguldak Ereğli Devlet Hastanesi, Zonguldak, 2 Medipol Üniversitesi Hastanesi, Istanbul, Turkey

DOI: 10.4328/JCAM.5780 Received: 20.02.2018 Accepted: 12.03.2018 Published Online: 28.03.2018 Printed: 01.09.2018 J Clin Anal Med 2018;9(5): 411-5

Corresponding Author: Elif Karalı, Kulak Burun Boğaz Departmanı, Zonguldak Ereğli Devlet Hastanesi, Ereğli, Zonguldak, Turkey. GSM: +905055780193 E-Mail: elifkarali8181@gmail.com ORCID ID: 0000-0002-8164-4056

Quality of life and psychiatric disorders before and one year after liver transplantation

Ceyhun Can 1, Can Cimilli 2, Yarkın Özenli 1, Gül Ergör 3, Elif Onur Aysevener 2, Tarkan Ünek 4, İbrahim Astarcıoğlu 4

1 Department of Psychiatry, Adana City Hospital, Adana, 2 Department of Psychiatry, Dokuz Eylul University, Faculty of Medicine, İzmir, 3 Department of Public Health, Dokuz Eylul University, Faculty of Medicine, İzmir, 4 Department of General Surgery, Dokuz Eylul University, Faculty of Medicine, İzmir, Turkey

DOI: 10.4328/JCAM.5770 Received: 20.02.2018 Accepted: 15.03.2018 Published Online: 28.03.2018 Printed: 01.09.2018 J Clin Anal Med 2018;9(5): 396-401

Corresponding Author: Ceyhun Can, Department of Psychiatry, Adana City Hospital, 01370, Yüreğir, Adana, Turkey. GSM: +905058989099 E-Mail: ceyhuncan26@gmail.com ORCID ID: 0000-0002-8572-431X

Procalcitonin, c-reactive protein, leukocyte, mean platelet volume levels in bloodstream infections

Arzu İrvem 1, Sebahat Aksaray 2

1 Department of Microbiology, Umraniye Research and Training Hospital, 2 Department of Microbiology, Haydarpaşa Research and Training Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey

DOI: 10.4328/JCAM.5766 Received: 13.02.2018 Accepted: 21.03.2018 Published Online: 28.03.2018 Printed: 01.09.2018 J Clin Anal Med 2018;9(5): 391-5

Corresponding Author: Arzu İrvem, Department of Microbiology, Umraniye Research and Training Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey. GSM: +905323025705 E-Mail: arzuirvem93@gmail.com ORCID ID: 0000-0003-1307-4538

Relationship of neutrophil-to-lymphocyte ratio with presence and severity of pneumonia

Yasemin Kaya 1, Nilay Taş 2, Ebru Çanakçı 2, Zübeyir Cebeci 2, Muhammet Özbilen 3, Havva Keskin 4, Berna Botan Yıldırım 5

1 Department of Internal Medicine, Ordu University Medical School, Ordu, 2 Department of Anesthesiology and Reanimation, Ordu University Medical School, Ordu, 3 Department of Internal Medicine, Ministry of Health and Ordu Univesrty Education and Research Hospital, Ordu, 4 Department of Internal Medicine, Medeniyet University Medical School, Istanbul, 5Department of Chest Diseases, Ordu University Medical School, Ordu, Turkey

DOI: 10.4328/JCAM.5817 Received: 12.03.2018 Accepted: 30.03.2018 Published Online: 04.04.2018 Printed: 01.09.2018 J Clin Anal Med 2018;9(5): 452-7

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: 0000-0001-7360-8090

Impact of resistive exercise versus aerobic exercise on bone mineral density in post-menopausal women

Engy Mohamed El Nahas 1, Heba Mohamed Embaby 2, Amir Arabi Gabr 3, Hamada Ahmed Hamada 4, Saud Mashi Alrawaili 5

1,2 Department of Physical Therapy for Woman’s Health, Faculty of Physical Therapy, Cairo University, Cairo, Egypt, 3 Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Faculty of Medicine, Cairo University, Egypt, 4 Department of biomechanics, Faculty of physical therapy, Cairo University, Egypt, 5 Department of Physical Therapy and Health rehabilitation, College of Applied Medical Sciences, Prince Sattam, Bin Abdulaziz University, KSA.

DOI: 10.4328/JCAM.5814 Received: 10.03.2018 Accepted: 30.03.2018 Published Online: 04.04.2018 Printed: 01.09.2018 J Clin Anal Med 2018;9(5): 442-6

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

Comparison of liquid-based cytology cervical smears with histopathological findings

Seyhan Özakkoyunlu Hasçiçek¹, Tuba Oğuzsoy², Kamile Gülçin Eken¹, Fevziye Kabukçuoğlu¹

1 Department of Pathology, University of Health Sciences Sisli Hamidiye Etfal Training and Research Hospital, 2 Department of Pathology, Faculty of Medicine, Marmara University, İstanbul, Turkey

DOI: 10.4328/JCAM.5763 Received: 22.02.2018 Accepted: 28.03.2018 Published Online: 04.04.2018 Printed: 01.09.2018 J Clin Anal Med 2018;9(5): 359-62

Corresponding Author: Seyhan Özakkoyunlu Hasçiçek, Department of Pathology, University of Health Sciences Sisli Hamidiye Etfal Training and Research Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey. GSM: +905370223868 E-Mail address: Shascicek@gmail.com ORCID ID: 0000-0002-3243-8811

The evaluation of thyroid function tests in patients presenting to the family medicine clinics

Yılmaz Sezgin 1, Ali Emre Akgün 2

1 Department of Family Medicine, Univercity of Health Science, İstanbul Educational Research Hospital, İstanbul, 2 Department of Generally Surgery, Minister of Health, Sürmene State Hospital, Trabzon, Turkey

DOI: 10.4328/JCAM.5812 Received: 10.03.2018 Accepted: 30.03.2018 Published Online: 02.04.2018 Printed: 01.09.2018 J Clin Anal Med 2018;9(5): 439-41

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

Rapid and sensitive determination of carnitine profiling by tandem mass spectrometry can be a diagnostic marker of paroxysmal atrial fibrillation

Ismail Koyuncu, Ataman Gonel

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

DOI: 10.4328/JCAM.5815 Received: 13.03.2018 Accepted: 29.03.2018 Published Online: 02.04.2018 Printed: 01.09.2018 J Clin Anal Med 2018;9(5): 447-51

Corresponding Author: İsmail Koyuncu, Harran University, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Medical Biochemistry, Şanlıurfa, Türkiye. T.: +90 414 3183209 F.: +90 4143183208 E-Mail: ismailkoyuncu1@gmail.com ORCID ID: 0000-0002-9469-4757

Linear fractures of the cranium: follow-up and management results of 442 cases

Ziya Asan 1, Haci Mehmet Calıskan 2, Yahya Sahın2, Canan Sahın 2, Fatih Durna 3

1 Department of Neurosurgery. Faculty of Medicine. Ahi Evran University, 2 Department of Emergency Medicine. Faculty of Medicine. Ahi Evran University, 3 Department of Neurosurgery. Ahi Evran University Training and Reseaarch Hospital, Kirsehir, Turkey

DOI: 10.4328/JCAM.5792 Received: 25.02.2018 Accepted: 29.03.2018 Published Online: 02.04.2018 Printed: 01.09.2018 J Clin Anal Med 2018;9(5): 425-9

Corresponding Author: Ziya Asan, Ahi Evran Universitesi Egitim ve Arastirma Hastanesi Beyin ve Sinir Cerrahisi Klinigi, 40100, Kırsehir, Turkey. GSM: +905336502641 E-Mail :ziyaasan@gmail.com ORCID ID: 0000-0001-8468-9156

Prognostic value of hematological parameters

Songul Ozyurt 1, Yasin Yildiz 2, Ugur kostakoglu 3, Aysegul Copur-Cicek 4, İlknur Esen Yildiz 3, Ayse Erturk 3

1 Department of Chest Disease, 2 Department of Infectious Disease and Clinical Microbiology, 3 Department of Pediatric Disease, 4 Department of Medical Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan University, Rize, Turkey

DOI: 10.4328/JCAM.5719 Received: 24.01.2018 Accepted: 10.03.2018 Published Online: 13.03.2018 Printed: 01.09.2018 J Clin Anal Med 2018;9(5): 363-8

Corresponding Author: Ayse Erturk, Department of Infectious Disease and Clinical Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan University, Rize, Turkey. T.: +90 4642130491 E-Mail: ayseace25@gmail.com ORCID ID: 0000-0001-6413-9165

Prevalence and characteristics of CAAs in the black sea region

Osman Kayapinar 1, Ahmet Egemen Sayin 2, Adnan Kaya 1, Cem Ozde 1, Muhammed Keskin 3

1 Cardiology, Duzce University Medical School, Duzce, 2 Cardiology, Nusaybin State Hospital, Mardin, 3 Cardiology, Sultan Abulhamid Han Training Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey

DOI: 10.4328/JCAM.5731 Received: 26.01.2018 Accepted: 04.03.2018 Published Online: 08.03.2018 Printed: 01.09.2018 J Clin Anal Med 2018;9(5): 369-75

Corresponding Author: Adnan Kaya, Department of Cardiology, Duzce University School of Medicine, İstanbul, Turkey.GSM: +905324009765 E-Mail: adnankaya@ymail.com ORCID ID: 0000-0002-9225-8353

Modified mini-incision surgery for carpal tunnel syndrome: Results of 131 interventions

Ziya Asan

Department of Neurosurgery, Faculty of Medicine, Ahi Evran University, Kirsehir, Turkey

DOI: 10.4328/JCAM.5751 Received: 03.02.2018 Accepted: 05.03.2018 Published Online: 09.03.2018 Printed: 01.09.2018 J Clin Anal Med 2018;9(5): 381-5

Corresponding Author: Ziya Asan, Department of Neurosurgery. Faculty of Medicine. Ahi Evran University, 40100, Kirsehir, Turkey. GSM: +905336502641 F.: +90 3862803917 E-Mail: ziyaasan@gmail.com ORCID ID: 0000-0001-8468-9156

The predictive role of computed tomography on respiratory complications following coronary artery bypass surgery

Özlem Erçen Diken 1, Adem İlkay Diken 2, Adnan Yalçınkaya 2, Sertan Özyalçın2, Muhammed Onur Hanedan 3

1 Department of Chest Diseases, Hitit University Faculty of Medicine, Çorum, 2 Department of Cardiovascular Surgery Hitit University Faculty of Medicine, Çorum, 3 Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, University of Health Sciences Faculty of Medicine, Ahi Evren Research and Training Hospital, Trabzon, Turkey

DOI: 10.4328/JCAM.5775 Received: 19.02.2018 Accepted: 05.03.2018 Published Online: 11.03.2018 Printed: 01.09.2018 J Clin Anal Med 2018;9(5): 402-6

Corresponding Author: Özlem Erçen Diken, Department of Chest Diseases, Hitit University, Çorum, Turkey. T.: +90 3642230300 F.: +90 3642230323 E-Mail: oercen@hotmail.com ORCID ID: 0000-0001-8388-9500

Streptococcal carriage in children with cervical lymphadenopathy

Saime Sagiroglu 1, Adem Doganer 2, Selman Sarıca 1, Nagihan Bilal 1, Israfil Orhan 1, Murat Aral 3, Sevinc Ozden 4

1 Department of Otorhinolaringology, Faculty of Medicine, Kahramanmaras Sutcu Imam University, 2 Department of Biostatistics and Medical Informatics, Faculty of Medicine, Kahramanmaras Sutcu Imam University, 3 Department of Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine, Kahramanmaras Sutcu Imam University, 4 Department of Microbiology, Necip Fazıl Sehir State Hospital, Kahramanmaras, Turkey

DOI: 10.4328/JCAM.5794 Received: 27.02.2018 Accepted: 21.03.2018 Published Online: 28.03.2018

Corresponding Author: Saime Sagiroglu, Department of Otorhinolaringology, Faculty of Medicine, Kahramanmaras Sutcu Imam University, Kahramanmaras, Turkey. T.: +90 3443003335 F.: +90 3442212371 E-Mail: ssguzelsoy@hotmail.com ORCID ID: 0000 0003 2608 7274

Factors affecting response rates after thymectomy for myasthenia gravis

Fazlı Yanık, Yekta A. Karamustafaoglu, Yener Yoruk

Department of Thoracic Surgery, School of Medicine, Trakya University, Edirne, Turkey

DOI: 10.4328/JCAM.5811 Received: 09.03.2018 Accepted: 27.03.2018 Published Online: 27.03.2018 Printed: 01.09.2018 J Clin Anal Med 2018;9(5): 434-8

Corresponding Author: Fazlı Yanık, Trakya Tip Fakultesi, Gogus Cerrahisi AD. 22030, Edirne, Turkey. T.F.: +90 2842355936 E-Mail: fazliyanik@hotmail.com ORCID ID: 0000-0002-8931-5329

The role of semen parameters in pregnancy of women having intrauterine insemination

Nilgun Turhan 1, Muzeyyen Uyanık 2, Aydin Kosus 3, Nermin Kosus 3, Aslıhan Pekel 4, Ergun Uyanık 5

1 Bayındır Hospital, Obs&Gyn, İstanbul, 2 Medicana Hospital, Obs&Gyn, Bursa, 3 Self Employed, Obs&Gyn, Ankara, 4 Medical Park Hospital, Embriology, Ankara, 5Bursa Yuksek Ihtisas Training and Research Hospital, Obs&Gyn, Bursa, Turkey

DOI: 10.4328/JCAM.5778 Received: 20.02.2018 Accepted: 27.03.2018 Published Online: 28.03.2018 Printed: 01.09.2018 J Clin Anal Med 2018;9(5): 407-10

Corresponding Author: Muzeyyen Uyanık, Department of Obs&Gyn. Medicana Hospital, Bursa, Turkey. E-Mail: drmuzeyyenuyanik@gmail.com ORCID ID: 0000-0002-2032-178X

Pulse wave doppler changes after axillary block using different local anesthetic volumes

Varlik K. Erel, Pelin Dilsiz Eker

Department of Anesthesiology and Reanimation Medical Faculty, Adnan Menderes University, Aydin, Turkey

DOI: 10.4328/JCAM.5819 Received: 14.03.2018 Accepted: 27.03.2018 Published Online: 27.03.2018 Printed: 01.09.2018 J Clin Anal Med 2018;9(5): 458-62

Corresponding Author: Varlik K. Erel, Department of Anesthesiology and Reanimation, Adnan Menderes University, School of Medicine, Aydin, Turkey. E-Mail: varlik.erel@gmail.com ORCID ID: 0000-0002-0539-661X

Evaluation of Thoracic Trauma in the Emergency Department

Mehmet Reşit Öncü 1, Ufuk Çobanoğlu 2

1 Department of Emergency Medicine, 2 Department of Thoracic Surgery, Yuzuncu Yil University, Faculty of Medicine, Van, Turkey

DOI: 10.4328/JCAM.5753 Received: 05.02.2018 Accepted: 05.03.2018 Published Online: 11.03.2018 Printed: 01.09.2018 J Clin Anal Med 2018;9(5): 386-90

Corresponding Author: Ufuk Çobanoğlu, Department of Thoracic Surgery, Yuzuncu Yil University, Faculty of Medicine, Van, Turkey. T.: +90 4322140475 F.: +90 4322168352 E-Mail: drucobanoglu@hotmail.com ORCID ID: 0000-0001-7043-0418

Deep vein thrombosis after sodium hyaluronate injection to knee joint: a case report

Özgür Altınbaş, Hakan Çomaklı

Kalp Damar Cerrahisi Kliniği, Eğitim Araştırma Hastahanesi, Meram, Konya, Türkiye

DOI: 10.4328/JCAM.5831 Received: 20.03.2018 Accepted: 29.03.2018 Publihed Online: 02.04.2018 Printed: 01.09.2018 J Clin Anal Med 2018;9(5): 466-8

Corresponding Author: Özgür Altınbaş, Kalp Damar Cerrahisi Kliniği, Eğitim Araştırma Hastahanesi, Meram, Konya, Turkey. T.: +90 3322212034 GSM: +905056570577 E-Mail: ozgur_altinbas@yahoo.com, ozgur_altinbas@yahoo.com ORCID ID: 0000-0002-6819-2454

Endoscopic extirpation of a fork after three days; Case report and review of the literature

Fevzi Cengiz, Salih Can Celik, Gulden Balli, Nihan Acar, Erdinc Kamer, Mehmet Haciyanli

General Surgery, Izmir Katip Celebi University Ataturk Training and Research Hospital, İzmir, Turkey

DOI: 10.4328/JCAM.5790 Received: 26.02.2018 Accepted: 20.03.2018 Publihed Online: 21.03.2018 Printed: 01.09.2018 J Clin Anal Med 2018;9(5): 463-5

Corresponding Author: Fevzi Cengiz, Department of Surgery, Izmir Katip Celebi University Ataturk Training and Research Hospital, Izmir, 35360, Turkey. T.: +90 2322444444 F.: +90 2322614444 E-Mail: drfevzi@gmail.com ORCID ID: 0000-0002-1614-5568