Supplement 4 2021

Increased insulin secretion suppresses cortisol levels, exacerbates inflammation and beta-cell dysfunction

Evin Kocatürk 1, Ezgi Kar 2, Zeynep Küskü Kiraz 1, İ. Özkan Alataş 1

1 Department of Medical Biochemistry, Faculty of Medicine, Eskişehir Osmangazi University, Eskişehir, 2 Department of Medical Biochemistry, Faculty of Medicine, Çanakkale Onsekiz Mart University, Çanakkale, Turkey

DOI: 10.4328/ACAM.20591 Received: 2021-03-15 Accepted: 2021-05-18 Published Online: 2021-06-17 Printed: 2021-09-15 Ann Clin Anal Med 2021;12(Suppl 4): S365-369

Corresponding Author: Ezgi Kar, Department of Medical Biochemistry, Faculty of Medicine, Çanakkale Onsekiz Mart University, 17020, Terzioğlu, Çanakkale, Turkey. E-mail: ezgikar@comu.edu.tr P: +90 5546189450 Corresponding Author ORCID ID: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-2134-4067

Thiol/Disulphide homeostasis in children with acute pyelonephritis and cystitis

Hatice S. Yalçın-Cömert 1, Elif Bahat-Özdoğan 2, Mustafa İmamoğlu 1, Rezzan Sümeli 3, Haluk Sarıhan 1, Mehmet A. Bildirici 4, Süleyman C. Karahan 5, Özcan Erel 6, Cemile Biçer 6

1 Department of Pediatric Surgery, Karadeniz Technical University, Faculty of Medicine, Trabzon, 2 Department of Pediatric Nephrology, Karadeniz Technical University, Faculty of Medicine, Trabzon, 3 Department of Pediatric Surgery, Kartal Dr. Lutfi Kırdar Education and Research Hospital, İstanbul, 4 Department of Medical Biochemistry, Doğu Beyazıt Hospital, Ağrı, 5 Department of Medical Biochemistry, Karadeniz Technical University, Faculty of Medicine, Trabzon, 6 Department of Medical Biochemistry, Ankara Yıldırım Beyazıt University, School of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey

DOI: 10.4328/ACAM.20593 Received: 2021-03-16 Accepted: 2021-05-12 Published Online: 2021-05-29 Printed: 2021-09-15 Ann Clin Anal Med 2021;12(Suppl 4): S370-373

Corresponding Author: Hatice Sonay Yalcin Comert, Karadeniz Technical University, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Pediatric Surgery, Trabzon, Turkey. E-mail: sonayyalcin@hotmail.com P: +90 5327419246 F: +90 462 3250518 Corresponding Author ORCID ID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-5281-4933

Impact of Covid-19 pandemic on eating habits of the Turkish population

Nazan Erenoğlu Son

Department Nutrition and Dietetic, Faculty of Health Sciences, Afyonkarahisar Health Sciences University / Department History of Medicine and Ethics, Faculty of Medicine, Afyonkarahisar Health Sciences University, Afyon, Turkey

DOI: 10.4328/ACAM.20594 Received: 2021-03-16 Accepted: 2021-05-29 Published Online: 2021-06-10 Printed: 2021-09-15 Ann Clin Anal Med 2021;12(Suppl 4): S374-378

Corresponding Author: Nazan Erenoğlu SON, Afyonkarahisar Health Sciences University, Faculty of Health Sciences, Head of Department Nutrition and Dietetic, Faculty of Medicine, Department History of Medicine and Ethics, Afyon, Turkey. E-mail: nazan.son@afsu.edu.tr, nazanson@gmail.com P: +90 505 4481441 Corresponding Author ORCID ID: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-3614-3604

Antiinflammatory and antioxidant activities of different hemostatics and pulp capping materials applied on rat teeth

Ayşegül Göze Saygın 1, Murat Ünal 2, Nazlı Ercan 3, Pınar Demir 4

1 Department of Prosthodontics, Sivas Cumhuriyet University, Faculty of Dentistry, Sivas, 2 Department of Pediatric Dentistry, Sivas Cumhuriyet University, Faculty of Dentistry, Sivas, 3 Department of Biochemistry, Sivas Cumhuriyet University, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Sivas, 4 Pediatric Dentistry, İnönü University, Faculty of Dentistry, Malatya, Turkey

DOI: 10.4328/ACAM.20595 Received: 2021-03-16 Accepted: 2021-06-01 Published Online: 2021-06-16 Printed: 2021-09-15 Ann Clin Anal Med 2021;12(Suppl 4): S379-384

Corresponding Author: Ayşegül Göze Saygin, Department of Prosthodontics, Sivas Cumhuriyet University, 58140, Turkey. E-mail: aysegulgoze@hotmail.com P: +90 507 706 97 60 Corresponding Author ORCID ID: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-2826-5011

Gender differences in 24-hour pH meter results for gastroesophageal reflux

Aydin Ulaş 1, Durdu Mehmet Kos 2

1 Department of Critical Care Medicine, University of Health Sciences, Bursa City Hospital, Bursa, 2 Department of Internal Medicine, Ankara Beytepe Murat Erdi Eker Hospital, Ankara, Turkey

DOI: 10.4328/ACAM.20597 Received: 2021-03-17 Accepted: 2021-05-18 Published Online: 2021-06-08 Printed: 2021-09-15 Ann Clin Anal Med 2021;12(Suppl 4): S385-389

Corresponding Author: Aydin Ulas, Department of Critical Care Medicine, University of Health Sciences, Bursa City Hospital, Dogankoy, 16110 Nilüfer, Bursa, Turkey. E-mail: draydinulas@yahoo.com P: +90 505 6800056 Corresponding Author ORCID ID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-8130-9901

Validation of the Turkish version of the obsession with Covid-19 scale (OCS)

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

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

DOI: 10.4328/ACAM.20598 Received: 2021-03-17 Accepted: 2021-06-02 Published Online: 2021-06-16 Printed: 2021-09-15 Ann Clin Anal Med 2021;12(Suppl 4): S390-394

Corresponding Author: İsmail Biçer, Healthcare Management Program, Çivril Atasay Kamer Vocational School, Pamukkale University, Kızılcasöğüt, Atatürk Cd., 20680, Çivril, Denizli, Turkey. E-mail: ismailbiceer@gmail.com P: +90 507 416 51 75 Corresponding Author ORCID ID: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-1878-0546

Evaluation of early and late percutaneous tracheostomy in geriatric patients in the intensive care unit

Eralp Çevikkalp

Department of Anaesthesiology and Reanimation, Private Medicabil Hospital, Bursa, Turkey

DOI: 10.4328/ACAM.20602 Received: 2021-03-18 Accepted: 2021-06-09 Published Online: 2021-06-19 Printed: 2021-09-15 Ann Clin Anal Med 2021;12(Suppl 4): S395-398

Corresponding Author: Eralp Çevikkalp, Department of Anaesthesiology and Reanimation, Private Medicabil Hospital, Bursa, Fethiye mahallesi Küre sokak no:1 Nilüfer\Bursa, Turkey. E-mail: eralpcevikkalp@hotmail.com P: +90 5054554875 Corresponding Author ORCID ID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-6027-624X

Knowledge and attitude towards contact lenses among female students of Northern Border University, Saudi Arabia

Mujeeb Ur Rehman Parrey 1, Farhan Khashim Alswailmi 2, Maram Khalf A Alenzi 3, Mariam ayiad J Alshammari 3, Deema Faleh Alanazi 3, Reema Faleh Alanazi 3

1 Department of Surgery, Faculty of Medicine; Northern Border University, Arar, 2 Department of Pharmacy Practice, College of Pharmacy, University of Hafr Al-Batin; Hafar Al Batin, 3 College of Medicine, Northern Border University, Arar, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

DOI: 10.4328/ACAM.20606 Received: 2021-03-19 Accepted: 2021-05-18 Published Online: 2021-06-06 Printed: 2021-09-15 Ann Clin Anal Med 2021;12(Suppl 4): S399-403

Corresponding Author: Mujeeb Ur Rehman Parrey, Department of Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, 1321, Northern Border University, Arar, KSA. E-mail: drparrey@gmail.com P: 00966504127126 Corresponding Author ORCID ID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-2731-5438

Factors affecting midwifery students’ perceptions of spiritual care: A cross-sectional study of the Eastern Region of Turkey

Evrim Çelebi 1, Hafize Öztürk Can 2

1 Department of Nursing, Fırat University Faculty of Health Sciences, Elazığ, 2 Department of Midwifery, Ege University Faculty of Health Sciences, Izmir, Turkey

DOI: 10.4328/ACAM.20612 Received: 2021-03-23 Accepted: 2021-07-05 Published Online: 2021-08-10 Printed: 2021-09-15 Ann Clin Anal Med 2021;12(Suppl 4): S404-409

Corresponding Author: Hafize Öztürk Can, Department of Midwifery, Ege University Faculty of Health Sciences, Izmir, Turkey. E-mail: hafizeztrk@gmail.com P: +90 (232) 311 83 00/8304 Corresponding Author ORCID ID: https://orcid.org/0000-0001-8213-3330

Retrospective evaluation of hematological parameters for the differentiation between non-st elevation myocardial infarction and unstable angina

Gökhan Yılmaz 1, Özkan Erarslan 2, Şeref Emre Atiş 3, Bahadır Çağlar 4, Ufuk Öner 1, Süha Serin 4, Oğuzhan Bol 1, Ziya Şimşek 5, Mustafa Erkan 1, Umut Şaşmaz 1, Murat Çelik 1

1 Department of Emergency Medicine, Kayseri City Hospital, Kayseri, 2 Department of Emergency Medicine, Cizre State Hospital, Şırnak, 3 Department of Emergency Medicine, Mersin City Hospital, Mersin, 4 Department of Emergency Medicine, Balıkesir University, Balıkesir, 5 Department of Cardiology, Kayseri City Hospital, Kayseri, Turkey

DOI: 10.4328/ACAM.20617 Received: 2021-04-01 Accepted: 2021-07-14 Published Online: 2021-08-01 Printed: 2021-09-15 Ann Clin Anal Med 2021;12(Suppl 4): S410-413

Corresponding Author: Özkan Erarslan, Cizre State Hospital, Department of Emergency Medicine, Şırnak, Turkey. E-mail: dr.ozkanerarslan@gmail.com P: +90 555 397 49 64 Corresponding Author ORCID ID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-4606-3467

Investigation of the frequency and relationship of fragmented QRS in patients with ischemic stroke

Mustafa Cam 1, Ümit Ali Malçok 2, Ercan Akşit 3, Özgül Ocak 1

1 Department of Neurology, 2 Department of Neurosurgery, 3 Department of Cardiology, Canakkale Onsekiz Mart University, Canakkale, Turkey

DOI: 10.4328/ACAM.20618 Received: 2021-03-29 Accepted: 2021-06-11 Published Online: 2021-07-13 Printed: 2021-09-15 Ann Clin Anal Med 2021;12(Suppl 4): S414-418

Corresponding Author: Mustafa Cam, Canakkale Onsekiz Mart University Department of Neurology, Barbaros Street, Terzioglu Campus, Canakkale, Turkey. E-mail: mustafacam20@hotmail.com P: +90 5066493267 Corresponding Author ORCID ID: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-3116-203X

Obstetric outcomes of ureteral catheterization during pregnancy, our clinical experience

Alev Esercan 1, Emre Ekmekci 1, Tuncer Bahceci 2

1 Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, 2 Department of Urology, Sanliurfa Education and Training Hospital, Sanliurfa, Turkey

DOI: 10.4328/ACAM.20621 Received: 2021-04-03 Accepted: 2021-07-10 Published Online: 2021-07-29 Printed: 2021-09-15 Ann Clin Anal Med 2021;12(Suppl 4): S419-422

Corresponding Author: Alev Esercan, Sanliurfa Education and Training Hospital, Obstetrics and Gynecology Department, Sanliurfa, Turkey. E-mail: alevesercan@gmail.com P: +90 5052634609 Corresponding Author ORCID ID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-6215-6532

The experience of an emergency intensive care unit during the COVID-19 pandemic: A retrospective cohort study

Guven Ramazan 1, Cander Basar 1, Genc Yavuz Burcu 2, Unal Ramazan 1, Ak Ertugrul 1, Fettahoglu Salih 1

1 Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Health Sciences, Kanuni Training and Research Hospital, 2 Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Health Sciences, Haydarpasa Numune Training and Research Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey

DOI: 10.4328/ACAM.20622 Received: 2021-03-29 Accepted: 2021-05-28 Published Online: 2021-06-12 Printed: 2021-09-15 Ann Clin Anal Med 2021;12(Suppl 4): S423-427

Corresponding Author: Ramazan Guven, University of Health Sciences, Kanuni Training and Research Hospital, Department of Emergency Medicine, Atakent Mh, Turgut Özal Bulvari No:46/1, 34303, Küçükçekmece, Istanbul, Turkey. E-mail: drramazanguven@gmail.com P: +90 5324935995 Corresponding Author ORCID ID: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-4129-8985

Healthcare personnels’ technostress and individual innovativeness levels: Digital hospital example

Zülfünaz Özer 1, Semanur Kumral Özçelik 2, Ayşe Nefise Bahçecik 1, Suna Ekmekçioğlu Uçar 3

1 Department of Nursing, Faculty of Health Sciences, Istanbul Sabahattin Zaim University, Istanbul, 2 Department of Nursing, Faculty of Health Sciences, Marmara University, Istanbul, 3 Institute of Science Internal Diseases Nursing, Istanbul Sabahattin Zaim University, Istanbul, Turkey

DOI: 10.4328/ACAM.20623 Received: 2021-03-29 Accepted: 2021-06-07 Published Online: 2021-06-18 Printed: 2021-09-15 Ann Clin Anal Med 2021;12(Suppl 4): S428-432

Corresponding Author: Zülfünaz Özer, Department of Nursing, Faculty of Health Sciences, Istanbul Sabahattin Zaim University, Istanbul, Turkey. E-mail: zulfinazozer@gmail.com P: +90 2126928978 F: +90 212 6938229 Corresponding Author ORCID ID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-2431-2346

Impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on endoscopic activity, gastric and colorectal cancer detection rate

Mecdi Gurhan Balci, Gizem Issin, Mahir Tayfur, Diren Vuslat Cagatay

Department of Pathology, Erzincan Binali Yıldırım University, Faculty of Medicine, Mengücek Gazi Training and Research Hospital, Erzincan, Turkey

DOI: 10.4328/ACAM.20624 Received: 2021-03-29 Accepted: 2021-07-06 Published Online: 2021-07-20 Printed: 2021-09-15 Ann Clin Anal Med 2021;12(Suppl 4): S433-436

Corresponding Author: Mecdi Gurhan Balci, Erzincan Binali Yıldırım University, Faculty of Medicine, Mengücek Gazi Training and Research Hospital, Department of Pathology. Erzincan, Turkey. E-mail: gurhanbalci@hotmail.com P: +90 5428022498 Corresponding Author ORCID ID: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-3713-3344

Diagnostic value of imaging methods in diagnosing acute appendicitis in comparison with leukocyte counts

Esra Dişçi 1, Rıfat Peksöz 2, Kamber Kaşali 3, Bahattin Bayar 2

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

DOI: 10.4328/ACAM.20626 Received: 2021-03-31 Accepted: 2021-06-02 Published Online: 2021-06-16 Printed: 2021-09-15 Ann Clin Anal Med 2021;12(Suppl 4): S437-441

Corresponding Author: Rıfat Peksöz, Department of General Surgery, Muş State Hospital, 49400, Muş, Turkey. E-mail: rifat-peksoz@hotmail.com P: +90 5349214382 Corresponding Author ORCID ID: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-4658-5254

The level of knowledge about menopause and attitudes towards menopause in women in the climacteric period

Jule Eric Horasanlı 1, Nur Demirbas 2

1 Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics, 2 Department of Family Medicine, Necmettin Erbakan Üniversity, Meram Faculty of Medicine, Konya, Turkey

DOI: 10.4328/ACAM.20632 Received: 2021-04-01 Accepted: 2021-06-02 Published Online: 2021-07-29 Printed: 2021-09-15 Ann Clin Anal Med 2021;12(Suppl 4): S442-446

Corresponding Author: Nur Demirbas, Necmettin Erbakan University, Meram Faculty of Medicine, Department of Family Medicine , Konya, Turkey. E-mail: ndemirbas76@hotmail.com P: +90 5053476672 Corresponding Author ORCID ID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-4038-9386

Correlation between Vitamin D deficiency and Pre-diabetes in Arar, Saudi Arabia

Jamal Alruwaili

Department of Medical Laboratory Technology, Faculty of Applied Medical Sciences, Northern Border University, Arar, Saudi Arabia

DOI: 10.4328/ACAM.20633 Received: 2021-04-03 Accepted: 2021-06-24 Published Online: 2021-07-25 Printed: 2021-09-15 Ann Clin Anal Med 2021;12(Suppl 4): S447-450

Corresponding Author: Jamal Alruwaili, Department of Medical Laboratory Technology, Faculty of Applied Medical Sciences, Northern Border University, Arar, 91431, Saudi Arabia. E-mail: jamalalruwaili786@gmail.com P: +966 55 136 5859 F: +966146620771 Corresponding Author ORCID ID: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-3189-3107

Comparing lateral or supine positions without using traction table in the treatment of per-trochanteric femur fractures

Esra Demirel 1, Kadri Yıldız 2

1 Orthopedia and Traumatology Clinic, Regional Research and Training Hospital, Erzurum, 2 Department of Orthopaedics and Traumatology, Kafkas University, School of Medicine, Kars, Turkey

DOI: 10.4328/ACAM.20636 Received: 2021-04-02 Accepted: 2021-07-27 Published Online: 2021-08-10 Printed: 2021-09-15 Ann Clin Anal Med 2021;12(Suppl 4): S451-455

Corresponding Author: Kadri YILDIZ, Assoc. Prof., Kafkas University Medical School Orthopeadia and Traumatology Department, 36000, Kars, Turkey. E-mail: drkadri1980@hotmail.com P: +90 538 545 0559 / +90 474 225 2106-7625 Corresponding Author ORCID ID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-8164-7687

Applicability of the modified Demirjian’s method for age estimation in a sample of Egyptian children using dental radiography

Abeer Abd Elmoneim Sheta 1, Nagwa Mostafa Enany 2, Naglaa Hassan Salama 1, Rania Abd Elmaguid Ahmed 1, Marwa Ismail Mohamed Haiba 1

1 Forensic Medicine and Clinical Toxicology Department, Faculty of Medicine, Alexandria University, 2 Orthodontics Faculty of Dentistry, University of Alexandria, Egypt

DOI: 10.4328/ACAM.20637 Received: 2021-04-05 Accepted: 2021-05-12 Published Online: 2021-06-27 Printed: 2021-09-15 Ann Clin Anal Med 2021;12(Suppl 4): S456-460

Corresponding Author: Marwa Ismail Mohamed Haiba, Assistant lecturer in Forensic Medicine and Clinical Toxicology Department, Faculty of Medicine, Alexandria University, Egypt. E-mail: marwaismailhaiba@gmail.com P: 01007507669 Corresponding Author ORCID ID: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-4829-1305

Evaluation of the clinical and laboratory characteristics of children diagnosed with celiac disease

Uğur Deveci 1, Ufuk Acar 2

1 Department of Child Health and Diseases, Pediatric Gastroenterology, Fırat University Medical Faculty Hospital, Elazığ, 2 Department of Public Health, Noncommunicable Diseases Unit, Şanlıurfa Provincial Health Directorate, Şanlıurfa, Turkey

DOI: 10.4328/ACAM.20641 Received: 2021-04-06 Accepted: 2021-06-09 Published Online:2021-06-24 Printed: 2021-09-15 Ann Clin Anal Med 2021;12(Suppl 4): S461-465

Corresponding Author: Ufuk Acar, Şanlıurfa Provincial Health Directorate, Non-Communicable Diseases Unit, Şanlıurfa, Turkey. E-mail: iksir1532@gmail.com P: +90 (506)5789879 Corresponding Author ORCID ID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-2663-8307

Investigation of the spatio-temporal gait parameters in individuals with hemiparesis: The effect of lateralization

Gulsum Tıkac, Filiz Altug, Ayse Unal

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

DOI: 10.4328/ACAM.20643 Received: 2021-04-06 Accepted: 2021-06-22 Published Online: 2021-07-15 Printed: 2021-09-15 Ann Clin Anal Med 2021;12(Suppl 4): S466-471

Corresponding Author: Gulsum Tikac, Pamukkale University School of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation, Department of Neurological Rehabilitation, Denizli, Turkey. E-mail: gtikac@pau.edu.tr P: +90 (258) 296 42 62 / (258) 296 44 94 Corresponding Author ORCID ID: https://orcid.org/0000-0001-7375-6747

Correlation of Copeptin with N-terminal pro-brain natriuretic peptide in predicting the severity and prognosis of acute pulmonary embolism

Özcan Yavaşi 1, Kamil Kayayurt 1, 2, Özlem Bilir 1, Gökhan Ersunan 1, Songül Özyurt 3, Aynur Kırbaş 4, Erhan Uğraş 1, 5

1 Department of Emergency Medicine, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan University, Rize, 2 Department of Emergency Medicine, Acıbadem University, School of Medicine, Istanbul, 3 Department of Chest Diaseases, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan University, Rize, 4 Private worker, Assoc. Prof. of Biochemistry, 5 Department of Emergency Medicine, Ordu University, Ordu, Turkey

DOI: 10.4328/ACAM.20645 Received: 2021-04-06 Accepted: 2021-06-02 Published Online: 2021-06-18 Printed: 2021-09-15 Ann Clin Anal Med 2021;12(Suppl 4): S472-477

Corresponding Author: Özcan Yavaşi, Department of Emergency Medicine, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan University, 53020, Rize/Turkey. E-mail: ozcanyavasi@yahoo.com.tr P: +90 (464) 2130491 Corresponding Author ORCID ID: https://orcid.org/0000-0001-8641-7031

Effectiveness of a clinical pilates program in women with chronic low back pain: A randomized controlled trial

Ozden Baskan 1, Ugur Cavlak 2, Emre Baskan 3

1 Physical therapist, İstanbul Rumeli University School of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation, Istanbul, 2 Physical therapist, Avrasya University School of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation, Trabzon, 3 Physical therapist, Pamukkale University School of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation, Denizli, Turkey

DOI: 10.4328/ACAM.20648 Received: 2021-04-13 Accepted: 2021-06-24 Published Online: 2021-07-20 Printed: 2021-09-15 Ann Clin Anal Med 2021;12(Suppl 4): S478-482

Corresponding Author: Ozden Baskan, Istanbul Rumeli University School of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation, Istanbul, Turkey. E-mail: ozden.baskan@rumeli.edu.tr P: +90 2128660101 Corresponding Author ORCID ID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-1549-4838

AIMS65 score and shock index in predicting mortality in patients with acute upper gastrointestinal bleeding

Fatih Doğanay 1, Erdal Yılmaz 2

1 Specialist of Emergency Medicine, Department of Emergency Medicine, Edremit State Hospital, Balıkesir, 2 Specialist of Emergency Medicine, Department of Emergency Medicine, Kartal Dr. Lütfi Kırdar City Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey

DOI: 10.4328/ACAM.20803 Received: 2021-07-28 Accepted: 2021-08-21 Published Online: 2021-08-23 Printed: 2021-09-15 Ann Clin Anal Med 2021;12(Suppl 4): S483-487

Corresponding Author: Fatih Doğanay, Cennet Ayağı Mahallesi, 781. Sokak No:7, 10300 Edremit, Balıkesir, Turkey. E-mail: drdoganay@gmail.com P: +90 535 600 2600 Corresponding Author ORCID ID: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-4720-787X

Comparison of eosinophilic cationic protein, adiponectin and leptin levels in patients with allergic rhinitis and local allergic rhinitis

Emel Atayık 1, Gokhan Aytekın 1, Oznur Abadoglu 2

1 Department of Allergy and Clinical Immunology, University of Health Science, Konya City Hospital, Konya, 2 Private Office of Pulmonary and Allergic Diseases, Istanbul, Turkey

DOI: 10.4328/ACAM.20627 Received: 2021-03-30 Accepted: 2021-08-14 Published Online: 2021-09-07 Printed: 2021-09-15 Ann Clin Anal Med 2021;12(Suppl 4): S488-493

Corresponding Author: Emel Atayık, Department of Allergy and Clinical Immunology, University of Health Science, Konya City Hospital, Konya, Turkey. E-mail: emelakinci@yahoo.com P: +90 545 300 31 97 Corresponding Author ORCID ID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-7011-7752

Persistent asymptomatic microscopic hematuria in childhood: A single-centered experience

Tülin Güngör 1, Evrim Kargın Çakıcı 1, Fatma Yazılıtaş 1, Deniz Karakaya 1, Evra Çelikkaya 1, Mehmet Bülbül 1, 2

1 Department of Pediatric Nephrology, 2 Department of Rheumatology, Dr. Sami Ulus Maternity and Child Health and Diseases Training and Research Hospital, Ankara, Turkey

DOI: 10.4328/ACAM.20764 Received: 2021-06-29 Accepted: 2021-08-19 Published Online: 2021-09-10 Printed: 2021-09-15 Ann Clin Anal Med 2021;12(Suppl 4): S494-497

Corresponding Author: Tülin Güngör, Department of Pediatric Nephrology, Dr. Sami Ulus Maternity and Child Health and Diseases Training and Research Hospital, Ankara, Turkey. E-mail: tulingungor84@gmail.com P: +90 505 521 49 50 Corresponding Author ORCID ID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-5881-1565

Is the symptom correctly interpreted by patients who apply to a neurology practice with the complaint of dizziness?

Hikmet Saçmacı 1, Gül Ferda Cengiz 2

1 Department of Neurology, 2 Department of psychiatry, Yozgat Bozok University, School of Medicine, Yozgat, Turkey

DOI: 10.4328/ACAM.20771 Received: 2021-07-01 Accepted: 2021-08-19 Published Online: 2021-09-13 Printed: 2021-09-15 Ann Clin Anal Med 2021;12(Suppl 4): S498-502

Corresponding Author: Hikmet Saçmacı, Department of Neurology, Yozgat Bozok University, School of Medicine, Yozgat, Turkey. E-mail: hsacmaci@hotmail.com P: +90 354 212 62 01 Corresponding Author ORCID ID: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-1480-0562

How did changes in medical education during the COVID-19 pandemic affect students’ learning and study approaches?

Zerrin Gamsızkan

Department of Family Medicine, Düzce University, Medical Faculty, Duzce, Turkey

DOI: 10.4328/ACAM.20772 Received: 2021-07-01 Accepted: 2021-08-19 Published Online: 2021-09-08 Printed: 2021-09-15 Ann Clin Anal Med 2021;12(Suppl 4): S503-507

Corresponding Author: Zerrin Gamsızkan, Department of Family Medicine, Düzce University, Medical Faculty, Duzce, Turkey. E-mail: zgamsizkan@yahoo.com P: +90 532 723 0232 Corresponding Author ORCID ID: https://orcid.org/0000-0001-8677-4004

The role of computed tomography hounsfield unit values in the differentiation of benign and malignant cavitary lung lesions

İlyas Dündar 1, Mesut Özgokçe 1, Fatma Durmaz1, Veysel Atilla Ayyıldız 2, Hanifi Yıldız 3, Ensar Türko 1, Cemil Göya 1

1 Department of Radiology, Faculty of Medicine, Van Yuzuncu Yil University, Van, 2 Department of Radiology, Faculty of Medicine, Suleyman Demirel University, Isparta, 3 Department of Chest Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Van Yuzuncu Yil University, Van, Turkey

DOI: 10.4328/ACAM.20783 Received: 2021-07-13 Accepted: 2021-08-20 Published Online: 2021-09-08 Printed: 2021-09-15 Ann Clin Anal Med 2021;12(Suppl 4): S508-512

Corresponding Author: İlyas Dündar, Department of Radiology, Van Yuzuncu Yil University, Faculty of Medicine, 65080, Campus, Tusba, Van, Turkey. E-mail: dundarilyas262@hotmail.com P: +90 432 215 04 70 F: +90 432 216 85 19 Corresponding Author ORCID ID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-1429-077X

Can immature granulocytes predict mortality in coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID‑19) infection in patients with chronic kidney disease?

Fatih Selvi, Cihan Bedel, Mustafa Korkut, Ökkeş Zortuk

Department of Emergency Medicine, Health Science University, Antalya Training and Research Hospital, Antalya, Turkey

DOI: 10.4328/ACAM.20719 Received: 2021‐05‐29 Accepted: 2021‐08‐19 Published Online: 2021‐09‐12 Printed: 2021‐09‐15 Ann Clin Anal Med 2021;12(Suppl 4): S513‐517

Corresponding Author: Cihan Bedel, Health Science University, Antalya Training And Research Hospital, Kazım Karabekir Street, postal zip code: 07100, Muratpaşa, Antalya, Turkey. E‐mail: cihanbedel@hotmail.com P: +90 507 564 12 54 F: +90 242 249 44 87 Corresponding Author ORCID ID: https://orcid.org/0000‐0002‐3823‐2929

Analysis of laboratory parameters in patients with COVID-19: Experiences from a pandemic hospital

Serdar Özdemir 1, Serkan Emre Eroğlu 1, Abdullah Algın 1, Hatice Şeyma Akça 1, Abuzer Özkan 1, Emin Pala 2, Mehtap Aydın 3, Gökhan Aksel 1

1 Department of Emergency Medicine, 2 Department of Family Medicine, 3 Department of Infectious Diseases and Clinical Microbiology, University of Health Sciences Umraniye Training and Research Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey

DOI: 10.4328/ACAM.20678 Received: 2021-04-29 Accepted: 2021-06-24 Published Online: 2021-07-21 Printed: 2021-09-15 Ann Clin Anal Med 2021;12(Suppl 4): S518-523

Corresponding Author: Serdar Özdemir, Department of Emergency Medicine, Health of Sciences University Umraniye Training and Research Hospital, Site Mahallesi, Adıvar Sokak, No:44 Daire:15 Ümraniye, Istanbul, Turkey. E-mail: dr.serdar55@hotmail.com P: +90(505) 2673292 Corresponding Author ORCID ID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-6186-6110

Our experiences in emergency surgery for proximal aortic diseases

Yılmaz Apaydın 1, Buket Özyaprak 1, Ayşe Neslihan Balkaya 1, Filiz Ata 1, Hakan Özkan 1, Canan Yılmaz 1, Nail Kahraman 2

1 Department of Anesthesiology and Reanimation, Bursa Yüksek Ihtisas Training and Research Hospital, Health Sciences University, 2 Department of Cardiovasculary Surgery, Bursa City Hospital, Health Sciences University, Bursa, Turkey

DOI: 10.4328/ACAM.20806 Received: 2021-08-04 Accepted: 2021-09-10 Published Online: 2021-09-14 Printed: 2021-09-15 Ann Clin Anal Med 2021;12(Suppl 4): S524-528

Corresponding Author: Yılmaz Apaydın, Department of Anesthesiology and Reanimation, Bursa Yüksek Ihtisas Training and Research Hospital, Health Sciences University, Bursa, Turkey. E-mail: dryilmaza@gmail.com P: +90 224 295 50 00 / +90 224 366 44 34 Corresponding Author ORCID ID: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-0583-8198

Relationships between NT-proBNP and novel biochemical parameters and increased cardiovascular risk in COVID-19

Ozgur Altinbas 1, Ayse Ozlem Mete 2, Seniz Demiryurek 3, Erhan Hafiz 4, Ahmet Saracaloglu 5, Abdullah Tuncay Demiryurek 5

1 Department of Operating Room Services, Gaziantep University, Vocational School of Health Services, 2 Department of Infectious Diseases, Gaziantep University, Medical Faculty, 3 Department of Physiology, Gaziantep University, Medical Faculty, 4 Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Gaziantep University, Medical Faculty, 5 Department of Medical Pharmacology, Gaziantep University, Medical Faculty, Gaziantep, Turkey

DOI: 10.4328/ACAM.20797 Received: 2021-07-27 Accepted: 2021-09-10 Published Online: 2021-09-14 Printed: 2021-09-15 Ann Clin Anal Med 2021;12(Suppl 4): S529-533

Corresponding Author: Ozgur Altinbas, Department of Operating Room Services, Gaziantep University, Vocational School of Health Services, Gaziantep, Turkey. E-mail: ozgur_altinbas@yahoo.com P: +90 505 657 05 77 Corresponding Author ORCID ID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-6819-2454