June 2021

A prospective medico-legal study of physical and sexual child abuse in Alexandria governorate, Egypt

Zahraa K. Sobh 1, Heba M. Menessi 2

1 Department of Forensic Medicine and Clinical Toxicology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Alexandria, 2 Violence Against Women and Children Unit in the Medicolegal Department of Ministry of Justice at Alexandria, Ministry of Justice, Egypt

DOI: 10.4328/ACAM.20353 Received: 2020-09-24 Accepted: 2020-10-29 Published Online: 2020-11-10 Printed: 2021-06-01 Ann Clin Anal Med 2021;12(6):592-597

Corresponding Author: Zahraa K. Sobh, Forensic Medicine and Clinical Toxicology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Alexandria, Champollion street, Al Attarin, Alexandria, Egypt. E-mail: z_khalifa2017@yahoo.com / zahraa.sobh@alexmed.edu.eg P: +2 01020744739 Corresponding Author ORCID ID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-7836-9639

Misuse of inhaler devices and associated factors in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease patients

Serhat Seker, Suat Konuk, Emine Ozsari, Tuncer Tug

Department of Chest diseases, Bolu Abant İzzet Baysal University, Bolu, Turkey

DOI: 10.4328/ACAM.20354 Received: 2020-10-06 Accepted: 2020-12-09 Published Online: 2020-12-23 Printed: 2021-06-01 Ann Clin Anal Med 2021;12(6):598-602

Corresponding Author: Suat Konuk, Department of Chest Diseases, Bolu Abant Izzet Baysal University, Bolu 14030, Turkey. E-mail: suatkonukk@windowslive.com P: +90 507 3410126 Corresponding Author ORCID ID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-8240-4775

Evaluation of vitamin D levels in pregnant women with familial mediterranean fever (FMF)

Harun Egemen Tolunay 1, Korkut Dağlar 2, Kudret Erkenekli 2, Dilek Şahin 1, Aykan Yücel 1

1 Etlik Zübeyde Hanım Maternity and Women’s Health Teaching and Research Hospital, 2 Dr. Zekai Tahir Burak Women’s Health Research and Education Hospital, Ankara, Turkey

DOI: 10.4328/ACAM.20356 Received: 2020-09-27 Accepted: 2020-10-26 Published Online: 2020-11-12 Printed: 2021-06-01 Ann Clin Anal Med 2021;12(6):603-606

Corresponding Author: Harun Egemen Tolunay, Etlik Zübeyde Hanım Maternity and Women’s Health Teaching and Research Hospital, Ankara, Turkey. E-mail: harunegementolunay@gmail.com P: +90 5557736303 F: +90 3125674019 Corresponding Author ORCID ID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-8922-4400

Reliability of the measurements of cross-sectional area and diameter of semitendinosus and gracilis tendons using 1.5 T magnetic resonance imaging

Volkan Kızılgöz 1, Ragıp Gökhan Ulusoy 2, Oğuzhan Özdemir 1

1 Department of Radiology, Kafkas University, Faculty of Medicine, 2 Department of Orthopaedics, Kafkas University, Faculty of Medicine, Kars, Turkey

DOI: 10.4328/ACAM.20357 Received: 2020-09-30 Accepted: 2020-10-29 Published Online: 2020-11-11 Printed: 2021-06-01 Ann Clin Anal Med 2021;12(6):607-611

Corresponding Author: Volkan Kızılgöz, Kafkas University, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Radiology, Kars, Turkey. E-mail: volkankizilgoz@gmail.com P: +90 5057994013 Corresponding Author ORCID ID: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-3450-711X

COVID-19 and the risk to health care workers: Is it possible to prevent nosocomial transmission?

Arzu Altunçekiç Yıldırım 1, Celali Kurt 1, Ali Aygün 2, Yeliz Çetinkol 3, Şükran Kaygısız 4, Hakan Timur 5

1 Department of Infectious Diseases and Clinical Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine, 2 Department of Emergency Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, 3 Department of Medical Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine, 4 Department of Neurology, Faculty of Medicine, 5 Department of Obstetrics & Gynaecology, Faculty of Medicine, Ordu University, Ordu, Turkey

DOI: 10.4328/ACAM.20359 Received: 2020-10-05 Accepted: 2021-01-14 Published Online: 2021-01-23 Printed: 2021-06-01 Ann Clin Anal Med 2021;12(6):612-616

Corresponding Author: Arzu Altunçekiç Yıldırım, Department of Infectious Diseases and Clinical Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine, Ordu University, 52200, Ordu, Turkey. E-mail: arzaltu@gmail.com P: +90 452 225 01 86 GSM: +90 505 3745836 F: +90 452 225 01 90 Corresponding Author ORCID ID: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-1141-9838

Comparison of the clinical and radiological results of posterior cruciate ligament-retaining and posterior cruciate ligament-stabilized knee arthroplasties

Sezgin Bahadır Tekin 1, Mehmet Ömer Arpacıoğlu 2

1 Department of Orthopedics, Dr. Ersin Arslan Education and Research Hospital, 2 Department ofOrthopedics, Gaziantep University/Retired, Gaziantep, Turkey

DOI: 10.4328/ACAM.20360 Received: 2020-10-02 Accepted: 2020-11-01 Published Online: 2020-11-15 Printed: 2021-06-01 Ann Clin Anal Med 2021;12(6):617-620

Corresponding Author: Sezgin Bahadır Tekin,Department of Orthopedics, Dr. Ersin Arslan Education and Research Hospital, Gaziantep, Turkey. E-mail: sezgintekin1988@hotmail.com P: +90 5317916686 Corresponding Author ORCID ID: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-4740-9949

Can the novel inflammatory markers be used in the prediction of Gestational Diabetes Mellitus or to strengthen the screening test?

Deniz Simsek, Yasin Altekin

Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Bursa Yuksek Ihtisas Training and Research Hospital, University of Health Sciences, Bursa, Turkey

DOI: 10.4328/ACAM.20362 Received: 2020-10-04 Accepted: 2020-11-03 Published Online: 2020-11-15 Printed: 2021-06-01 Ann Clin Anal Med 2021;12(6):621-625

Corresponding Author: Deniz Simsek, Mimar Sinan Mah. Emniyet Cad. Polis Okulu Karşısı Yıldırım, Bursa, Turkey. E-mail: drdenizsimsek@gmail.com P: +90 224 294 40 00 – 4037 F: +90 224 366 69 25 Corresponding Author ORCID ID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-0975-9457

Evaluation of  “white code” notifications at the training and research hospital between 2015 and 2019

Mustafa Çalık 1, Melike Mercan Başpınar 2, Serpil Soyudoğru 1

1 Department of Emergency Medicine University Of Health Sciences Gaziosmanpasa Training And Research Hospital, 2 Department of Family Medicine University Of Health Sciences Gaziosmanpasa Training And Research Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey

DOI: 10.4328/ACAM.20364 Received: 2020-10-06 Accepted: 2020-11-07 Published Online: 2020-11-20 Printed: 2021-06-01 Ann Clin Anal Med 2021;12(6):626-632

Corresponding Author: Mustafa Çalık, Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Health Sciences, Gaziosmanpaşa Training and Research Hospital, Osmanbey Street, 621 Street, 34255, Gaziosmanpaşa, İstanbul, Turkey. E-mail: drmustafacalik@yahoo.com P: +90 2129453000 Corresponding Author ORCID ID: http://orcid.org/0000-0002-3184-2943

The effect of bilateral and unilateral knee arthroplasty under regional anesthesia on ischaemia-modified albumin and thiol/disulphide homeostasis

Seyda Efsun Ozgunay 1, Sermin Eminoglu 1, Nazan Cevik 2, Yasemin Ustundag 3, Mehmet Gamli 1, Zeynep Tabur 4, Umran Karaca 1, Derya Karasu 1, Canan Yilmaz 1, Ozcan Erel 5

1 Department of Anesthesiology and Reanimation, University of Health Sciences, Bursa Yuksek Ihtisas Training and Research Hospital, Bursa, 2 Department of Orthopedics and Traumatology, University of Health Sciences, Bursa Yuksek Ihtisas Training and Research Hospital, Bursa, 3 Department of Medical Biochemistry, University of Health Sciences, Bursa Yuksek Ihtisas Training and Research Hospital, Bursa, 4 Department of Anesthesiology and Reanimation, Bursa City Hospital, Bursa, 5 Department of Medical Biochemistry Laboratory, University of Health Sciences Ankara Yıldırım Beyazıt Research and Education Hospital, Ankara, Turkey

DOI: 10.4328/ACAM.20365 Received: 2020-10-06 Accepted: 2020-11-04 Published Online: 2021-02-09 Printed: 2021-06-01 Ann Clin Anal Med 2021;12(6):633-637

Corresponding Author: Seyda Efsun Ozgunay, Department of Anesthesiology and Reanimation, Bursa Yuksek Ihtisas Training and Education Hospital, Mimar Sinan Street Yildirim, 16290, Bursa, Turkey. E-mail: seyda-efsun@hotmail.com P: +90 5359723603 Corresponding Author ORCID ID: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-1501-9292

Investigation of the effect of smoking on depression and stress in healthcare workers during a pandemic

Öztürk Taşkın, Ufuk Demir, Veysel Garani Soylu

Department of Intensive Care Unıt, Kastamonu Training and Research Hospital, Kastamonu, Turkey

DOI: 10.4328/ACAM.20367 Received: 2020-10-09 Accepted: 2020-11-14 Published Online: 2020-11-25 Printed: 2021-06-01 Ann Clin Anal Med 2021;12(6):638-641

Corresponding Author: Öztürk Taşkın, Kastamonu Training and Research Hospital Intensive Care Unıt, Centrum, 37150, Kastamonu, Turkey. E-mail: drozturk275@hotmail.com P: +90 5076424188 Corresponding Author ORCID ID: https://orcid.org/0000-0001-7328-9579

Effectiveness of aflibercept treatment after dexamethasone in macular edema caused by branch retinal vein occlusion: Case series

Tayfun Şahin

Department of Ophthalmology, Hitit University Medicine Faculty, Corum, Turkey

DOI: 10.4328/ACAM.20371 Received: 2020-10-11 Accepted: 2020-11-18 Published Online: 2020-11-26 Printed: 2021-06-01 Ann Clin Anal Med 2021;12(6):642-646

Corresponding Author: Tayfun Şahin, Hitit University Medicine Faculty, Department Of Ophthalmology, 019030 Corum, Turkey. E-mail: drtayfunsahin82@gmail.com P: +90 506 328 4338 F: +90 364 713 0101 Corresponding Author ORCID ID: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-2319-0807

Investigation of the effect of surgical menopause on physical, psychosocial and cognitive functions in women

Rabia Oz 1, Nesrin Yagcı 2

1 Fizyo Vital Physical Therapy and Wellness Counseling Center, 2 Pamukkale University School of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation, Denizli, Turkey

DOI: 10.4328/ACAM.20372 Received: 2020-10-12 Accepted: 2020-11-26 Published Online: 2020-12-07 Printed: 2021-06-01 Ann Clin Anal Med 2021;12(6):647-652

Corresponding Author: Nesrin Yagci, Pamukkale University, School of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation, Kinikli Campus, 20100 Denizli, Turkey. E-mail: nesrinyagci@yahoo.com P: +90 258 2964266 F: +90 258 2964494 Corresponding Author ORCID ID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-5669-4932

Results of surgical treatment with proximal femur nail in adult femur pertrochanteric fractures

Emre Ergen 1, Mustafa Karakaplan 1, Bünyamin Arı 2, Okan Aslantürk 3, Özgür Yılmaz 3, Erkay Nacar 4

1 Department of Orthopaedics and Traumatology, Inonu University Medical School, Malatya, 2 Department of Orthopaedics and Traumatology, Ankara Yenimahalle Training and Research Hospital, Ankara, 3 Department of Orthopaedics and Traumatology, Malatya Training and Research Hospital, Malatya, 4 Department of Public Health, Karabuk Provincial Directorate of Health, Karabük, Turkey

DOI: 10.4328/ACAM.20373 Received: 2020-10-15 Accepted: 2020-11-14 Published Online: 2020-11-24 Printed: 2021-06-01 Ann Clin Anal Med 2021;12(6):653-657

Corresponding Author: Emre Ergen, Inonu University Medical School, Orthopaedics and Traumatology Department, Malatya, Turkey. E-mail: emreergen99@hotmail.com P: +90 537 764 71 68 Corresponding Author ORCID ID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-6452-2401

Investigation of factors affecting musculoskeletal pain and quality of life in university students

Fatih Tekin, Feride Yarar

School of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation, Pamukkale University, Denizli, Turkey

DOI: 10.4328/ACAM.20374 Received: 2020-10-15 Accepted: 2020-11-14 Published Online: 2020-11-26 Printed: 2021-06-01 Ann Clin Anal Med 2021;12(6):658-662

Corresponding Author: Fatih Tekin, Pamukkale University, School Of Physical Therapy And Rehabilitation, Denizli, Turkey. E-mail: fzt.ftekin@hotmail.com P: +90 258 296 4264 Corresponding Author ORCID ID: https://orcid.org/0000-0001-7829-7957

The effects of intravitreally injected dexamethasone implant and anti-VEGF on macular edema due to retinal vein occlusion

Aydin Yıldız, Sedat Arıkan

Department of Ophthalmology, Onsekiz Mart University, Canakkale, Turkey

DOI: 10.4328/ACAM.20378 Received: 2020-10-23 Accepted: 2020-11-23 Published Online: 2020-12-01 Printed: 2021-06-01 Ann Clin Anal Med 2021;12(6):663-666

Corresponding Author: Aydin Yildiz, Department of Ophthalmology, School of Medicine, Canakkale Onsekiz Mart University, Barbaros Street, 17100, Canakkale, Turkey. E-mail: sedatozcan78@gmail.com P: +90 533 559 5252 Corresponding Author ORCID ID: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-0396-5900

Imatinib Mesylate induces apoptosis in chronic myeloid leukemia cells by triggering nitric oxide production

Aynur Karadağ Gürel 1, Tülin Özkan 2, Buket Altınok Güneş 3, Asuman Sunguroğlu 2, Fügen Aktan 4

1 Department of Medical Biology, School of Medicine, Usak University, Usak, 2 Department of Medical Biology, School of Medicine, Ankara University, Ankara, 3 Medical Laboratory Techniques, Vocational School of Health Services, Ankara University, Ankara, 4 Department of Biochemistry, Faculty of Pharmacy, Ankara University, Ankara, Turkey

DOI: 10.4328/ACAM.20379 Received: 2020-11-02 Accepted: 2020-11-30 Published Online: 2020-12-12 Printed: 2021-06-01 Ann Clin Anal Med 2021;12(6):667-671

Corresponding Author: Aynur Karadağ Gürel, Usak University, Faculty of Medicine Dean’s Office 4th Floor, 64200, Usak, Turkey. E-mail: aynur.karadag@usak.edu.tr P: +90 276 221 21 21-6240 GSM: +90 5326821113 F:+90 276 221 22 34 Corresponding Author ORCID ID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-5499-5168

Evaluation of the effect of COVID-19 disease on ventricular density using computer tomography

Pinar Gundogan Bozdag 1, Gulden Eser Karlıdag 2

1 Clinic of Radiology, Fethi Sekin City Hospital, 2 Clinic of Infectious Diseases and Clinical Microbiology, University of Health Sciences, Fethi Sekin City Hospital, Elazig, Turkey

DOI: 10.4328/ACAM.20381 Received: 2020-10-24 Accepted: 2020-11-23 Published Online: 2020-12-03 Printed: 2021-06-01 Ann Clin Anal Med 2021;12(6):672-675

Corresponding Author: Pınar Gundogan Bozdag, Fethi Sekin City Hospital, Clinic of Radiology, Elazig,Turkey. E-mail: Pbozdag23@gmail.com P: +90 532 137 7622 Corresponding Author ORCID ID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-7303-5832

Reasons for transition to open surgery in laparoscopic cholecystectomy

Mustafa Şentürk, Murat Çakır, Mehmet Biçer, Mehmet Aykut Yıldırım

Department of General Surgery, Necmettin Erbakan University Meram faculty of medicine, Konya, Turkey

DOI: 10.4328/ACAM.20382 Received: 2020-10-24 Accepted: 2020-11-25 Published Online: 2020-12-07 Printed: 2021-06-01 Ann Clin Anal Med 2021;12(6):676-679

Corresponding Author: Mustafa Şentürk, Department of General Surgery, Necmettin Erbakan University Meram Medicine Faculty, Konya, Turkey. E-mail: m-sntrk@hotmail.com P: +90 5362029499 Corresponding Author ORCID ID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-3230-1743

The effect of body composition on prognosis in critically ill COVID-19 patients

Ismail Beypinar 1, Murat Bayav 2, Anil Ucan 3, Serdar Efe 4

1 Department of Medical Oncology, Eskişehir City Hospital, 2 Department of Radiology, Eskişehir City Hospital, 3 Department of Internal Medicine, Eskişehir City Hospital, 4 Department of Intensive Care, Eskişehir City Hospital, Eskişehir, Turkey

DOI: 10.4328/ACAM.20383 Received: 2020-10-25 Accepted: 2020-11-24 Published Online: 2020-12-05 Printed: 2021-06-01 Ann Clin Anal Med 2021;12(6):680-684

Corresponding Author: Murat Bayav, Eskişehir City Hospital, Department of Radiology, Eskişehir, 26080, Turkey. E-mail: muratbayav@hotmail.com P: +90 5356171747 Corresponding Author ORCID ID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-8210-4182

Angiogenic factors and evaluation of vascular status in preeclampsia

Şerif Aksin 1, Numan Çim 2, Hanım Güler Şahin 3, Deniz Balsak 4

1 Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Siirt University Faculty of Medicine, Siirt, 2 Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Istanbul Bilim University Faculty of Medicine, Istanbul, 3 Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Yuzuncu Yıl University Faculty of Medicine, Van, 4 Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Batı Hospital, Diyarbakır, Turkey

DOI: 10.4328/ACAM.20577 Received: 2021-03-09 Accepted: 2021-05-12 Published Online:2021-05-27 Printed: 2021-06-01 Ann Clin Anal Med 2021;12(6):685-689

Corresponding Author: Şerif Aksin, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Siirt University Faculty of Medicine, Siirt, Turkey. E-mail: serifaksin1@gmail.com P: +90 5052774937 Corresponding Author ORCID ID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-1301-2508

Beta-catenin or Pax 2. Which one is more useful in endometrial cancer?

Devrim Kahraman

Department of Pathology, TOBB Economics and Technology University School Of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey

DOI: 10.4328/ACAM.20691 Received: 2021-05-05 Accepted: 2021-05-27 Published Online: 2021-05-31 Printed: 2021-06-01 Ann Clin Anal Med 2021;12(6):690-693

Corresponding Author: Devrim Kahraman, TOBB economics and technology university school of medicine, Department of Pathology, TOBB Hospital Ankara Yasam caddesi no:5 pk:06510 Söğutozu/Ankara, Turkey. E-mail: dr.devrimsonmez@gmail.com P: +90 5055250295 Corresponding Author ORCID ID: https://orcid.org/0000-0001-9858-9252

The association between dietary protein intake and depression among university students

Gokce Cakmak Kafadar, Selma Fırat, Suheyla Tekın, Selin Esen

Department of Nutrition and Dietetics, Kırklareli University School of Health, Kırklareli, Turkey

DOI: 10.4328/ACAM.20704 Received: 2021-05-12 Accepted: 2021-05-24 Published Online: 2021-06-02 Printed: 2021-06-01 Ann Clin Anal Med 2021;12(6):694-698

Corresponding Author: Gokce Cakmak Kafadar, Kırklareli University School of Health, Department of Nutrition and Dietetics, 39060, Kırklareli / Turkey. E-mail: gokceckmk@gmail.com P: +90 288-214-55-47 F: +90 288- 214-70-86 Corresponding Author ORCID ID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-0364-1546

Comparison of the clinical results of closed intramedullary nailing in femoral shaft fractures between 1997-1999 and 2015-2019

Bedrettin Akar, Mucahid Osman Yücel

Department of Orthopedics and Traumatology, Sakarya Yenikent State Hospital, Kocaeli, Turkey

DOI: 10.4328/ACAM.20712 Received: 2021-05-22 Accepted: 2021-05-27 Published Online: 2021-06-02 Printed: 2021-06-01 Ann Clin Anal Med 2021;12(6):699-703

Corresponding Author: Bedrettin Akar, Department of Orthopedics and Traumatology, Sakarya Yenikent State Hospital, 41000, Yenidoğan, İzmit Kocaeli, Turkey. E-mail: drbedrettin@gmail.com P: +90 532 2089652 Corresponding Author ORCID ID: https://orcid.org/0000-0001-7461-1777

Spontaneous extensor pollicis longus (EPL) tendon rupture after ironing

Serdar Karaman 1, Muhammed Köroğlu 2, Zeynep Maraş Özdemir 3, Kadir Ertem 1

1 Department of Orthopedics and Traumatology, Medicine Faculty of İnönü University, Malatya, 2 Kilis State Hospital, Kilis, 3 Department of Radiology, Medicine Faculty of İnönü University, Malatya, Turkey

DOI: 10.4328/ACAM.20386 Received: 2020-10-29 Accepted: 2020-12-01 Published Online: 2020-12-11 Printed: 2021-06-01 Ann Clin Anal Med 2021;12(6):704-707

Corresponding Author: Serdar Karaman, Department of Orthopedics and Traumatology, Medicine Faculty of İnönü University, 44280, Battalgazi, Malatya, Turkey. E-mail: drserdarkaraman@gmail.com P: +90 5373040091 Corresponding Author ORCID ID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-5546-3649

Endoscopically detected multicentric squamous cell carcinoma of the esophagus; Case presentation and literature review

Serkan Yalaki 1, Hüseyin Pülat 2, Oktay Karaköse 3, Serdar Şenol 4

1 Department of Gastroenterology, Mersin City Training and Research Hospital Mersin, 2 Department of Surgical Oncology, Mersin City Training and Research Hospital Mersin, 3 Department of Surgical Oncology, Samsun Training and Research Hospital Samsun, 4 Department of Gastroenterological Surgery, Samsun Training and Research Hospital Samsun, Turkey

DOI: 10.4328/ACAM.20387 Received: 2020-10-29 Accepted: 2020-12-14 Published Online: 2020-12-23 Printed: 2021-06-01 Ann Clin Anal Med 2021;12(6):708-710

Corresponding Author: Oktay Karaköse, Surgical Oncology Department of Samsun Training and Research Hospital Samsun, Turkey. E-mail: oktaykarakose@gmail.com P: +90 5065348909 Corresponding Author ORCID ID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-2429-3915