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Association between housing characteristics and population health

Bouchriti Youssef 1, Kabbachi Belkacem 1, Achbani Abderrahmane 2, Elghazali Oumaima 3, Kharbach Ahmed 4, Ait Haddou Mohamed 1, Gougueni Hicham 1, Ezaidi Sarrah 1

1 Department of Earth Sciences, Geosciences and Environment Group, Faculty of Sciences, Ibn Zohr University, Agadir, 2 Department of Biology, Laboratory of Cell Biology and Molecular Genetics, Faculty of Sciences, Ibn Zohr University, Agadir, 3 Faculty of Letters and Human Sciences, Doctoral program: Language, Culture, and Society, Mohammed V University, Rabat, 4 Laboratory of Biostatistics, Clinical Research and Epidemiology (LBRCE), Faculty of Medicine and Pharmacy of Rabat, Mohammed V University of Rabat, Morocco

DOI: 10.4328/ACAM.20528 Received: 2021-02-07 Accepted: 2021-03-23 Published Online: 2021-04-06

Corresponding Author: Youssef Bouchriti, Geosciences and Environment Group, Department of Earth Sciences, Faculty of Sciences, Ibn Zohr University, PO Box 8106 Dakhla Street, 80000, Agadir, Morocco. E-mail: bouchriti.y.ege@gmail.com P: +21269781490 Corresponding Author ORCID ID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-8566-1451

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Development of healthcare employee satisfaction scale: Reliability and validity study

Fatma Kantaş Yılmaz 1, Ahmet Uğur Kevenk 2

1 Department of Health Management, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Health Sciences Turkey, Istanbul, 2 Department of Health Management, Faculty of Health Sciences, Bilgi University, Istanbul, Turkey

DOI: 10.4328/ACAM.20465 Received: 2021-02-06 Accepted: 2021-03-21 Published Online: 2021-04-08

Corresponding Author: Fatma Kantaş Yılmaz, University of Health Sciences Turkey, Haydarpaşa Campus, Tıbbiye Street No:38 34668 Uskudar, Istanbul, Turkey. E-mail: fatmakantas.yilmaz@sbu.edu.tr P: +90 216 418 96 16 / +90 216 346 36 36 Corresponding Author ORCID ID: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-0512-382X

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Effect of COVID-19 pandemic on the treatment process and adherence to treatment of the patients receiving allergen-specific immunotherapy

Emel Atayık, Gokhan Aytekın

Department of Allergy and Clinical Immunology, University of Health Science, Konya City Hospital, Konya, Turkey

DOI: 10.4328/ACAM.20515 Received: 2021-02-01 Accepted: 2021-03-26 Published Online: 2021-04-08

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

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Real-time 3D transesophageal echocardiography for the assessment of secundum atrial septal defects in children

Pelin Kosger 1, Ayse Sülü 1, Tugcem Akin 2, Hikmet Kiztanir 1, Birsen Ucar 1

1 Department of Pediatric Cardiology, Eskisehir Osmangazi University, Faculty of Medicine, 2 Pediatric Cardiology Clinic, Eskisehir State Hospital, Eskisehir, Turkey

DOI: 10.4328/ACAM.20533 Received: 2021-02-09 Accepted: 2021-04-01 Published Online: 2021-04-11

Corresponding Author: Pelin Kosger, Eskisehir Osmangazi University, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Pediatric Cardiology, Eskisehir, Turkey. E-mail: pelinkosger@gmail.com P: +90 222 2392979 / 05054758304 Corresponding Author ORCID ID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-3926-9002

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Circadian clock gene variants may affect circadian fluctuations of anaerobic performance

Tülin Atan 1, Şaban Ünver 1, Ayşe Feyda Nursal 2, Serbülent Yiğit 3, Akın Tekcan 4

1 University of Ondokuz Mayıs, Faculty of Sports Sciences, Samsun, 2 Department of Medical Genetics, University of Hitit, Faculty of Medicine, Çorum, 3 Department of Genetics, University of Ondokuz Mayıs, Faculty of Veterinary, Samsun, 4 Department of Medical Biology, University of Amasya, Faculty of Medicine, Amasya, Turkey

DOI: 10.4328/ACAM.20514 Received: 2021-01-31 Accepted: 2021-03-30 Published Online: 2021-04-12

Corresponding Author: Tülin Atan, Ondokuz Mayıs University, Faculty of Sports Sciences Kurupelit Campus, Atakum/Samsun/Turkey. E-mail: takman@omu.edu.tr P: +90 505 483 40 48 Corresponding Author ORCID ID: https://orcid.org/0000-0001-5660-8910

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Is it possible that antidepressants protect against COVID-19?

Ejder Saylav Bora 1, Cüneyt Arıkan 1, Güner Yurtsever 1, Hüseyin Acar 1, Dursun Hakan Delibaş 2, Fatih Esad Topal 1

1 Department of Emergency Medicine, Izmir Katip Çelebi University Atatürk Training and Research Hospital, 2 Department of Psychiatry İzmir Bozyaka Training and Research Hospital, Izmir, Turkey

DOI: 10.4328/ACAM.20549 Received: 2021-02-24 Accepted: 2021-04-01 Published Online: 2021-04-12

Corresponding Author: Ejder Saylav Bora, Department of Emergency Medicine, Izmir Katip Çelebi University Atatürk Training and Research Hospital, Izmir, Turkey. E-mail: ejdersaylav@gmail.com P: +90 (532) 450 78 55 Corresponding Author ORCID ID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-2448-2337

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Salivary gustin and hyperemesis gravidarum

Nermin Kosus 1, Aydin Kosus 1, Muzeyyen Uyanık 2

1 Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Self employed, Ankara, 2 Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Medicana Bursa Hospital, Bursa, Turkey

DOI: 10.4328/ACAM.20526 Received: 2021-02-08 Accepted: 2021-04-08 Published Online: 2021-04-21

Corresponding Author: Muzeyyen Uyanık, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Medicana Hospital, Bursa, Turkey. E-mail: drmuzeyyenuyanik@gmail.com P: +90 5438090882 Corresponding Author ORCID ID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-2032-178X

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A bibliometric analysis of the 50 most cited articles on Parkinson’s disease

Özgül Ocak

Department of Neurology, Çanakkale Onsekiz Mart University, Faculty of Medicine, Çanakkale, Turkey

DOI: 10.4328/ACAM.20545 Received: 2021-02-19 Accepted: 2021-04-13 Published Online: 2021-04-21

Corresponding Author: Özgül Ocak, Department of Neurology, Çanakkale Onsekiz Mart University, Çanakkale, Turkey. E-mail: dr_ozgul@hotmail.com P: +90 5058320631 Corresponding Author ORCID ID: https://orcid.org/0000-0001-8276-0174

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Factors predicting outcome after surgeries for cervical spondylotic myelopathy: A prospective study in Egypt

Sonia Elbhrawy 1, Ashraf Abdo 1, Hesham ElSaghir 2, Yasmine A. Ashram 3, Jaidaa Mekky 1

1 Department of Neurology, 2 Department of Orthopedic Surgery and Traumatology, Spine Unit, 3 Department of Physiology, Faculty of Medicine, Alexandria University, Alexandria, Egypt

DOI: 10.4328/ACAM.20537 Received: 2021-02-12 Accepted: 2021-04-12 Published Online: 2021-04-23

Corresponding Author: Sonia Elbhrawy, Department of neurology, faculty of medicine, Alexandria University, Champlion St., El-Azareeta, Alexandria, Egypt. E-mail: soniaelbhrawy250@gmail.com / sonia.elbhrawi@alexmed.edu.eg P: +201025520675 Corresponding Author ORCID ID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-6446-722X

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Molecular docking study reveals naringenin and hesperetin from desert truffles as promising potential inhibitors for coronavirus (COVID-19)

Ghassab M. Al-Mazaideh 1, Farhan K Al-Swailmi 2, Mujeeb Ur Rehman Parrey 3

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

DOI: 10.4328/ACAM.20546 Received: 2021-02-20 Accepted: 2021-04-13 Published Online: 2021-04-26

Corresponding Author: Ghassab M. Al-Mazaideh, Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry, College of Pharmacy, University of Hafr Al-Batin Hafr Al-Batin, Saudi Arabia. E-mail: gmazaideh@uhb.edu.sa P: +966556753883 Corresponding Author ORCID ID: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-4494-4284

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Tissue oxidant, antioxidant and TNF-alpha levels in ureteropelvic junction obstructions

Ilyas Yagmur 1, Fatih Firdolas 2, Necip Pirincci 2

1 Department of Urology, Viranşehir State Hospital, Şanliurfa, 2 Department of Urology, Faculty of Medicine, Fırat University, Elazığ, Turkey

DOI: 10.4328/ACAM.20530 Received: 2021-02-08 Accepted: 2021-04-05 Published Online: 2021-04-27

Corresponding Author: Nilufer Aygun Bilecik, Department of Urology, Viranşehir State Hospital, Şanliurfa, Turkey. E-mail: ilyasyagmur@windowslive.com P: +90 537 065 7829 Corresponding Author ORCID ID: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-3163-6557

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Constipation associated with Parkinson’s disease in Morocco. A report on the clinical experience in Morocco

Abderrahmane Achbani 1, Youssef Bouchriti 2, Mohamed Boukrim 3, Hasnaa Sine 4

1 Department of Biology, Laboratory of Cell Biology and Molecular Genetics, Faculty of Sciences, University Ibn Zohr, Agadir, 2 Department of Geology, Geoscience and Environment Team, Faculty of Science, University Ibn Zohr Agadir, 3 Laboratory of Biostatistics, Clinical Research and Epidemiology, Faculty of Medicine and Pharmacy, Mohammed V University, Rabat, 4 Medical Biology, Human and Experimental Pathology and Environment, Faculty of Medicine and Pharmacy of Rabat, MOHAMED V University of Rabat, Rabat, Morocco

DOI: 10.4328/ACAM.20523 Received: 2021-02-05 Accepted: 2021-04-18 Published Online: 2021-05-03

Corresponding Author: Abderrahmane Achbani, Department of Biology, Faculty of Sciences, University Ibn Zohr, P.B 8106 Dakhla Agadir, Morocco E-mail: abderrahmane.achbani@edu.uiz.ac.ma P: +212-528220957 F: +212-528220100 Corresponding Author ORCID ID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-4262-2399

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Vitamin D deficiency in individuals applying to physical therapy outpatient clinic

Nilufer Aygun Bilecik 1, Zeynep Kilic 2

1 Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Adana City Hospital, Adana, 2 Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Ankara City Hospital, Ankara, Turkey

DOI: 10.4328/ACAM.20524 Received: 2021-02-06 Accepted: 2021-04-01 Published Online: 2021-05-03

Corresponding Author: Nilufer Aygun Bilecik, Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Adana City Hospital, Adana, Turkey. E-mail: drnilaygun@gmail.com P: +905323562611 Corresponding Author ORCID ID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-5113-2287

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The evaluation of the newly defined CHA2DS2-VASc-HSF score in the severity of coronary artery disease and short-term prognosis

Sara Cetin Sanlialp 1, Gokay Nar 2

1 Department of Cardiology, Servergazi State Hospital, 2 Department of Cardiology, Faculty of Medicine, Pamukkale University, Denizli, Turkey

DOI: 10.4328/ACAM.20575 Received: 2021-03-08 Accepted: 2021-04-21 Published Online: 2021-05-03

Corresponding Author: Sara Cetin Sanlialp, Servergazi State Hospital, Department of Cardiology, Bereketler No: 1, 20000, Merkezefendi, Denizli, Turkey. E-mail: saracetin@hotmail.com.tr P: +90 5468574067 Corresponding Author ORCID ID: https://orcid.org/0000-0001-9328-9197

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Endoscopic ultrasound versus computed tomography for preoperative evaluation of primary ampullary tumors

Yusuf Uzum 1, Hakan Camyar 2, Ugur Bayram Korkmaz 1, Zeynep Zehra Gumus 1, Emrah Alper 3

1 Department of Internal Medicine, Katip Celebi University, Ataturk Training and Research Hospital, Izmir, 2 Department of Gastroenterology, Katip Celebi University, Ataturk Training and Research Hospital, Izmir, 3 Department of Gastroenterology, Koc University Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey

DOI: 10.4328/ACAM.20550 Received: 2021-02-24 Accepted: 2021-04-17 Published Online: 2021-05-04

Corresponding Author: Yusuf Uzum, Department of Internal Medicine, Katip Celebi University, Ataturk Training and Research Hospital, Izmir, Turkey. E-mail: yusufuzum@gmail.com P: +902322444444 , +905366658786 Corresponding Author ORCID ID: https://orcid.org/0000-0001-5027-1827

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Evaluation of children with disabilities: BMI indicators and difficulties experienced by parents

Yakup Çağ 1, Esra Tunalı 2, Cafer Ataş 3, Ahmet Lütfullah Orhan 4, Mustafa Tunalı 5, Buğra Özen 6

1 Department of Pediatrics, University of Health Sciences, Kartal Dr. Lütfi Kırdar Training and Research Hospital, 2 Department of Orthodontics, University of Health Sciences, Faculty of Dentistry, 3 Department of Pediatric Dentistry, University of Health Sciences, Faculty of Dentistry, 4 Department of Cardiology, University of Health Sciences, Dr. Siyami Ersek Chest and Vascular Surgery Training and Research Hospital, 5 Department of Periodontology, Çanakkale Onsekiz Mart University, Faculty of Dentistry, 6 Department of Pediatric Dentistry, Altınbas University, Faculty of Dentistry, Istanbul, Turkey

DOI: 10.4328/ACAM.20543 Received: 2021-02-26 Accepted: 2021-04-27 Published Online: 2021-05-05

Corresponding Author: Yakup Çağ, Department of Pediatrics, University of Health Sciences, Kartal Dr. Lütfi Kırdar City Hospital, Kartal/Istanbul, Turkey. E-mail: yakupcag@hotmail.com P: +90 216 4413900 Corresponding Author ORCID ID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-3855-7280

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Does muscle strength decrease on the unaffected side in stroke patients?

Aziz Dengiz, Emre Baskan

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

DOI: 10.4328/ACAM.20559 Received: 2021-03-02 Accepted: 2021-04-24 Published Online: 2021-05-05

Corresponding Author: Emre Baskan, School of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation, Pamukkale University, 20100, Denizli, Turkey. E-mail: ebaskan@pau.edu.tr P: +90 258 296 42 99/ 009 Corresponding Author ORCID ID: https://orcid.org/0000-0001-7069-0658

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Quality of life of families and mothers of children with cerebral palsy, with or without epilepsy

Hamza Sucuoglu 1, 2

1 Istanbul Gelisim University, School of Health Sciences, 2 Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Private Nisa Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey

DOI: 10.4328/ACAM.20585 Received: 2021-03-13 Accepted: 2021-04-28 Published Online: 2021-05-08

Corresponding Author: Hamza Sucuoglu, Istanbul Gelisim University, School of Health Sciences, Cihangir quarter Şehit Jandarma Komando Er Hakan Öner Street. No:1, Postcode:34310, Avcılar, Istanbul, Turkey. E-mail: hamzasucuoglu@gmail.com.tr P: +90 5056297688 F: +902124227401 Corresponding Author ORCID ID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-8539-1834

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Field study for determining the effect of COVID-19 on healthcare workers

Nesibe Sultan Çınaroğlu 1, Kenan Öztorun 2, Mustafa Kaçmaz 3, Zeynep Yılmaz Öztorun 4

1 Department of Surgical Disease Nursing, Niğde Zübeyde Hanım Health School, 2 Department of Urology, Niğde Ömer Halisdemir University Faculty of Medicine, 3 Department of Anesthesiology, Niğde Ömer Halisdemir University Faculty of Medicine, 4 Department of Pediatrics, Niğde Ömer Halisdemir University Faculty of Medicine, Niğde, Turkey

DOI: 10.4328/ACAM.20512 Received: 2021-02-28 Accepted: 2021-04-30 Published Online: 2021-05-12

Corresponding Author: Kenan Öztorun, İnönü Mah. Haşmetli Sk Hande Sitesi No:31 51200 Merkez/Niğde, Turkey. E-mail: kenanoztorun@gmail.com P: +90533 4392443 Corresponding Author ORCID ID: https://orcid.org/0000-0001-9994-3479

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Anesthesia management in pediatric patients with and without congenital anomaly: A retrospective study

Gamze Küçükosman 1, Bengü Gülhan Aydın 1, Necla Gülçek 1, Duygu Tatlı 2, Hilal Ayoglu 1

1 Department of Anesthesiology and Reanimation, Zonguldak Bülent Ecevit University Faculty of Medicine, 2 Department of Pediatric Surgery, Zonguldak Bülent Ecevit University Faculty of Medicine Zonguldak, Turkey

DOI: 10.4328/ACAM.20535 Received: 2021-02-11 Accepted: 2021-05-03 Published Online: 2021-05-12

Corresponding Author: Gamze Küçükosman, Department of Anesthesiology and Reanimation, Faculty of Medicine, Bülent Ecevit University, Zonguldak, Turkey. E-mail: gamzebeu@gmail.com P: +90 532 566 25 71 F:+903722612768 Corresponding Author ORCID ID: https://orcid.org/0000-0001-5224-0258

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QTc interval and electrocardiographic findings of COVID-19 patients

Mehmet Oguzhan Ay 1, Nalan Kozaci 2, Ozlem Oymak Ay 3, Halil Kaya 1, Mehtap Bulut 1, Melih Yuksel 1, Ebru Adali 1, Enad Kenan 1, Ebru Cetin 1

1 Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Health Sciences, Bursa Yuksek Ihtisas Training and Research Hospital, Bursa, 2 Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Alanya Alaaddin Keykubat, Training and Research Hospital, Antalya, 3 Department of Otolaryngology, University of Health Sciences, Bursa City Hospital, Bursa, Turkey

DOI: 10.4328/ACAM.20574 Received: 2021-03-08 Accepted: 2021-05-05 Published Online: 2021-05-15

Corresponding Author: Mehmet Oguzhan Ay, University of Health Sciences, Bursa Yuksek Ihtisas Training and Research Hospital, Department of Emergency Medicine, 16290, Bursa, Turkey. E-mail: droguzhan2006@mynet.com P: +90 5053893239 Corresponding Author ORCID ID: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-1061-5327

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Can C-reactive protein-to-albumin ratio be a predictor of short-term mortality in community-acquired pneumonia?

Serdar Özdemir, Hatice Şeyma Akça, Abdullah Algın, Serkan Emre Eroğlu

Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Health Sciences Umraniye Training and Research Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey

DOI: 10.4328/ACAM.20576 Received: 2021-03-08 Accepted: 2021-05-06 Published Online: 2021-05-15

Corresponding Author: Serdar Özdemir, Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Health Sciences Umraniye Training and Research Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey. E-mail: dr.serdar55@hotmail.com P: +90 (505) 2673292 Corresponding Author ORCID ID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-6186-6110

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Association between peripheral perfusion index and five vital signs in patients admitted to the emergency department

Banu Arslan 1, Gulcim Saracoglu 2, Hakan Topacoglu 3

1 Department of Emergency Medicine, Basaksehir Cam ve Sakura City Hospital, Istanbul, 2 Department of Emergency Medicine, Mugla Research and Training Hospital, Muğla, 3 Department of Emergency Medicine, Duzce University, Duzce, Turkey

DOI: 10.4328/ACAM.20547 Received: 2021-02-21 Accepted: 2021-05-12 Published Online: 2021-05-17

Corresponding Author: Banu Arslan, Department of Emergency Medicine, Basaksehir Cam ve Sakura City Hospital, 34480, Istanbul, Turkey. E-mail: dr.banuarslan@gmail.com P: +90 (212) 9096000 Corresponding Author ORCID ID: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-0982-5351

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Transdiscal screw fixation in L5-S1 spondylolysis: A biomechanical study

Murat Aydin 1, Tugrul Bulut 2, Mustafa Guden 3, Nuri Erel 4

1 Department of Neurosurgery, Hand and Microsurgery, Orthopaedics and Traumatology (EMOT) Hospital, 2 Department of Orthopaedics and Traumatology, Izmir Katip Celebi University, Ataturk Training and Research Hospital, 3 Department of Mechanical Engineering, Izmir Institute of Technology, 4 Department of Orthopaedics and Traumatology, Hand and Microsurgery, Orthopaedics and Traumatology (EMOT) Hospital, Izmir, Turkey

DOI: 10.4328/ACAM.20586 Received: 2021-03-14 Accepted: 2021-05-08 Published Online: 2021-05-24

Corresponding Author: Tugrul Bulut, Izmir Katip Celebi University, Ataturk Training and Research Hospital, Department of Orthopaedics and Traumatology, Basin Sitesi, 35360 Izmir/Turkey. E-mail: drtugrulbulut@yahoo.com P: +90 505 259 56 94 F: +90 232 243 15 30 Corresponding Author ORCID ID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-7075-0873

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The role of circulating miR-200 family members in differentiating prostate cancer from benign prostatic hyperplasia

Semanur Özseven 1, Kuyaş Hekimler Öztürk 2, Alper Özorak 3

1 Department of Bioengineering, Science Institute, 2 Department of Medical Genetics, Faculty of Medicine, 3 Department of Urology, Faculty of Medicine, Süleyman Demirel University, Isparta, Turkey

DOI: 10.4328/ACAM.20562 Received: 2021-03-01 Accepted: 2021-05-12 Published Online: 2021-05-25

Corresponding Author: Kuyaş Hekimler Öztürk, Süleyman Demirel University, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Medical Genetics, Isparta, Turkey. E-mail: kuyasozturk@sdu.edu.tr P: +90 246 211 2759 F: +90 246 237 1165Corresponding Author ORCID ID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-7075-8875

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Modified constraint-induced movement therapy versus mirror therapy on affected hand functions in hemiparetic children

Mohamed E. Madbouly 1, Khaled A. Olama 2, T.E.I.Omar 3, Mahmoud S. El Fakharany 4, 5

1 Master Physical Therapy, Cairo University, 2 Department of Physical Therapy for Pediatrics, Faculty of Physical Therapy, Cairo University, 3 Department of Pediatrics and Pediatric Neurology, Faculty of Medicine, Alexandria University, 4 Department of Physical Therapy for Pediatrics, Faculty of Physical Therapy, Cairo University, 5 Faculty of Physical Therapy, ELNAHDA University, Egypt

DOI: 10.4328/ACAM.20505 Received: 2021-01-26 Accepted: 2021-03-10 Published Online: 2021-05-28

Corresponding Author: Mahmoud S. El Fakharany, Department of Physical Therapy for Pediatrics, Faculty of Physical Therapy, Cairo University, 11816, Egypt. E-mail: Mahmoud.samier@pt.cu.edu.eg P: 01067904792 Corresponding Author ORCID ID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-3943-4469

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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 

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

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The comparison of narrow and regular platform dental implants placed in posterior regions: A retrospective, longitudinal study

Berceste Güler 1, Banu Çukurluöz Bayındır 2

1 Department of Periodontology, Kütahya Health Sciences University, Faculty of Dentistry, Kütahya, 2 Department of Prosthetic Rehabilitation, Kütahya Health Sciences University, Faculty of Dentistry, Kütahya, Turkey

DOI: 10.4328/ACAM.20556 Received: 2021-02-27 Accepted: 2021-05-18 Published Online: 2021-06-06

Corresponding Author: Berceste Güler, Kütahya Health Sciences University, Faculty of Dentistry, Department of Periodontology, Kütahya, Turkey. E-mail: berceste43@gmail.com P: +90 (274) 265 20 31 F: +90 (274) 265 20 13 Corresponding Author ORCID ID: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-2440-6884

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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

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

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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

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

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Methicillin resistance of S. aureus bloodstream infections: The data of 15 years

Fatma Zehra Oztek Celebi 1, Asuman Samli 2, Husniye Yucel 1, Saliha Senel 1

1 Department of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, University of Health Sciences, Dr. Sami Ulus Obstetrics and Gynecology and Pediatrics Training and Research Hospital, 2 Department of Microbiology, University of Health Sciences, Dr. Sami Ulus Obstetrics and Gynecology and Pediatrics Training and Research Hospital, Ankara, Turkey

DOI: 10.4328/ACAM.20568 Received: 2021-03-04 Accepted: 2021-05-22 Published Online: 2021-06-10

Corresponding Author: Fatma Zehra OztekCelebi, Department of Pediatrics, Universith of Health Sciences, Dr. Sami Ulus Maternity and Children’s Health and Diseases Training and Research Hospital, Babür Caddesi No:44, Altındağ, Ankara, Turkey. E-mail: z_oztek@yahoo.com P: +90 312 3056198 Corresponding Author ORCID ID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-2203-5904

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The Turkish adaptation of the emergency medical services resilience scale

Hulya Saray Kilic 1, Sevinc Mersin 1, Ozlem Ibrahimoglu 2, Burcu Ozkan 3

1 Department of Nursing, Bilecik Seyh Edebali University, Health Sciences Faculty, Bilecik, 2 Department of Nursing, Istanbul Medeniyet University, Health Sciences Faculty, Istanbul, 3 Department of Nursing, Istanbul Kent, Health Sciences Faculty, Istanbul University, Istanbul, Turkey

DOI: 10.4328/ACAM.20589 Received: 2021-03-14 Accepted: 2021-05-22 Published Online:2021-06-10

Corresponding Author: Hulya Saray Kilic, Faculty Member, Bilecik Seyh Edebali University, Health Sciences Faculty, Nursing Department, 11210, Bilecik/TURKEY. E-mail: h.saraykilic@gmail.com P: +90 530 558 11 51 / +90 228 214 17 93 Corresponding Author ORCID ID: https://orcid.org/0000-0001-8165-2577

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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

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

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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 HospitalIstanbul, Turkey

DOI: 10.4328/ACAM.20622 Received: 2021-03-29 Accepted: 2021-05-28 Published Online: 2021-06-12

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

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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

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

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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

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

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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

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

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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

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

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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

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

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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

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

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Brief emergency department patient satisfaction scale (BEPSS): Turkish validity and reliability study

Hüseyin Acar 1, Kadriye Acar 2, Pınar Yeşim Akyol 1, Fatih Esad Topal 1, Adnan Yamanoğlu 1, Adem Çakır 3

1 Department of Emergency Medicine, Izmir Katip Çelebi University Atatürk Training and Research Hospital, İzmir, 2 Operating room,Izmir Katip Çelebi University, Atatürk Training and Research Hospital, İzmir, 3 Department of Emergency Medicine, Başakşehir Çam and Sakura City Hospital, İstanbul, Turkey

DOI: 10.4328/ACAM.20587 Received: 2021-03-14 Accepted: 2021-06-07 Published Online: 2021-06-19

Corresponding Author: Hüseyin Acar, Department of Emergency Medicine, Izmir Katip Çelebi University Atatürk Training and Research Hospital, İzmir, TURKEY. E-mail: dracar@hotmail.com P: +90 (532) 500 90 29 Corresponding Author ORCID ID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-1905-7133

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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

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

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The role of magnetic resonance in the staging of Klatskin tumors

Levent Soydan 1, Mehmet Torun 2, Kamil Canpolat 1, Turgay Oner 1, Umut Kına 2, Ismail Ege Subasi 3

1 Department of Radiology, Haydarpasa Numune Training and Research Hospital, 2 Department of General Surgery, Haydarpasa Numune Training and Research Hospital, 3 Department of Gastroenterology, Istanbul Kartal Kosuyolu High Speciality Educational and Research Hospital Istanbul, Turkey

DOI: 10.4328/ACAM.20542 Received: 2021-02-15 Accepted: 2021-04-01 Published Online: 2021-06-21

Corresponding Author: Levent Soydan, Haydarpasa Numune Training and Research Hospital, Selimiye, Tıbbiye street, No:23, 34668 Uskudar/Istanbul, Turkey. E-mail: levent.soydan@gmail.com P: +90 5333956490 Corresponding Author ORCID ID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-8958-5118

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The utility of computed tomography and transfontanelle ultrasonography in various intracranial lesions in the newborns and infants

Mehmet Ercüment Döğen 1, Ümit Yaşar Ayaz 1, Ö. Meriç Tüzün 2, Hasan Ali Durmaz 2, Baki Hekimoğlu 2

1 Department of Radiology, Mersin City Training and Research Hospital, Mersin, 2 Department of Radiology, Dışkapı Yıldırım Beyazıt Training and Research Hospital, Ankara, Turkey

DOI: 10.4328/ACAM.20588 Received: 2021-03-14 Accepted: 2021-05-12 Published Online: 2021-06-21

Corresponding Author: Mehmet Ercüment Döğen, Mersin City Training and Research Hospital, Department of Radiology, Mersin, Turkey. E-mail: ercumentdogen@yahoo.com P: +90 324 2251000 GSM: +90 506 5341161 F: +90 324 2251017Corresponding Author ORCID ID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-5414-2771

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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

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

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Clinicopathological factors breast cancer recurrence and the effect of molecular subtypes

Şeref Dokcu, Mehmet Ali Çaparlar

Department of Oncological Surgery, Ankara University Faculty of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey

DOI: 10.4328/ACAM.20664 Received: 2021-04-19 Accepted: 2021-06-07 Published Online: 2021-06-26

Corresponding Author: Şeref Dokcu, General surgery specialist and surgical oncology research assistant, Surgical oncology department, Ankara University Faculty of Medicine, Cebeci Research and Application Hospital Balkiraz, Cebeci, No:6, 06620 Çankaya/Ankara , Turkey. E-mail: serefdokcu@hotmail.com P: +90 5334434333 Corresponding Author ORCID ID: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-1807-8108

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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

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

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Associated factors of medication non-adherence for tuberculosis in Moroccan patients

Sanaa El Bahlaouı 1, Meryeme El Marını 1, Mounir Ouzır 1, 2

1 Higher Institute of Nursing Professions and Health Techniques, ISPITS Beni Mellal, Regional Hospital Center, Beni Mellal, 2 Department of Biology, Faculty of Science, University Mohammed V, Rabat, Morocco

DOI: 10.4328/ACAM.20661 Received: 2021-04-17 Accepted: 2021-06-18 Published Online: 2021-06-29

Corresponding Author: Mounir Ouzir, Group of Research in Physiology and Physiopathology, Department of Biology, Faculty of Science, University Mohammed V, Rabat, Morocco & Higher Institute of Nursing Professions and Health Techniques, ISPITS Beni Mellal, Regional Hospital Center – DCHIRA District – Beni Mellal Morocco. E-mail: m.ouzir@gmail.com P: 00212668541237 Corresponding Author ORCID ID: https://orcid.org/0000-0001-6835-9755

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Pain catastrophizing in patients with primary dysmenorrhea: Its relationship with temperament traits and impulsivity

Hatice Harmancı 1, Jule Eriç Horasanlı 2

1 Department of Psychology, Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities, KTO Karatay University, 2 Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics, Faculty of Medicine, Necmettin Erbakan University, Konya, Turkey

DOI: 10.4328/ACAM.20669 Received: 2021-04-26 Accepted: 2021-06-17 Published Online: 2021-07-02

Corresponding Author: Hatice HARMANCI, KTO Karatay University, Psychology Department, C Block, 42020/ Karatay / KONYA / TURKEY.E-mail: hatice.harmanci@karatay.edu.tr P: +90 505 355 8194 Corresponding Author ORCID ID: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-4064-5391

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Alteration of butyrylcholinesterase level in cholelithiasis patients after laparoscopic cholecystectomy: Do butyrylcholinesterase levels affect lipid metabolism?

Durmuş Ayan 1, Hacı Bolat 2, Esma Özmen 3, İsmail Sarı 3

1 Department of Medical Biochemisrty, Niğde Ömer Halisdemir University Research and Training Hospital, 2 Department of General Surgery, Niğde Ömer Halisdemir University Research and Training Hospital, 3 Department of Medical Biochemisrty Niğde Ömer Halisdemir University, Faculy of Medicine, Niğde, Turkey

DOI: 10.4328/ACAM.20655 Received: 2021-04-13 Accepted: 2021-06-20 Published Online: 2021-07-10

Corresponding Author: Durmuş Ayan, Nigde Research and Training Hospital, Medical Biochemistry Department, 5100, Niğde/Turkey. E-mail: durmusayan@hotmail.com P: +90 5536338185 Corresponding Author ORCID ID: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-2615-8474

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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

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

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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

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

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Retrospective evaluation of chest computed tomography findings of the patients diagnosed with COVID-19

Alev Gunaldi, Esra Ummuhan Mermi Yetis

Department of Radiology, University of Maltepe, Faculty of Medicine, Istanbul, Turkey

DOI: 10.4328/ACAM.20663 Received: 2021-04-19 Accepted: 2021-06-29 Published Online: 2021-07-16

Corresponding Author: Alev Gunaldi, University of Maltepe, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Radiology, Bağlarbaşı Mahallesi, Sakızağacı Sk. No:3, 34844 Maltepe, Istanbul, Turkey. E-mail: mdalevgunaldi@gmail.com P: +90 850 811 02 51 F: +90 216 399 00 60 Corresponding Author ORCID ID: https://orcid.org/0000-0001-6612-1735

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Diagnostic agreement of pediatricians and radiologists on chest x-rays in pediatric emergency department

Nilüfer Aylanç 1, Fatih Battal 2, Yusuf Güzel 2, Koray Öz 1

1 Department of Radiology, 2 Department of Pediatrics, Çanakkale Onsekiz Mart University, Faculty of Medicine, Çanakkale, Turkey

DOI: 10.4328/ACAM.20690 Received: 2021-05-05 Accepted: 2021-07-01 Published Online: 2021-07-17

Corresponding Author: Nilüfer Aylanç, Çanakkale 18 Mart University, School of Medicine, Department of Radiology, 17100 Çanakkale, Turkey. E-mail: niluferaylanc@gmail.com P: +90 286 218 00 18 GSM: +90 5058569606 F: +90 286 218 37 38 Corresponding Author ORCID ID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-5889-9763

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Correlation of SOX2 expression with clinicopathologic parameters in larynx squamous cell carcinoma

Elif Gökçe Devecioglu 1, Seyhan Hasçiçek  2, Nazlı Sena Şeker 1, Nurullah Seyhun 3, Fevziye Kabukcuoglu 2

1 Department of Pathology, Gazi Yasargil Research&Training Hospital, Diyarbakır, 2 Department of Pathology, Sisli Hamidiye Etfal Research&Training Hospital, Istanbul, 3 Department of Otorhinolaryngology and Head & Neck Surgery, Şişli Hamidiye Eftal Research&Training Hospital, İstanbul, Turkey

DOI: 10.4328/ACAM.20538 Received: 2021-02-13 Accepted: 2021-06-11 Published Online: 2021-07-20

Corresponding Author: Elif Gökçe Devecioğlu, Department of Pathology, Gazi Yasargil Research&Training Hospital,Talaytepe, Üçkuyular District Elazığ Road, Over 10.Km, 21010 Kayapınar / Diyarbakır /Turkey. E-mail: elif_doglu@hotmail.com P: +90 5058609458 F: +90 4122580060 Corresponding Author ORCID ID: https://orcid.org/0000-0001-6705-3068

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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

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

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Assessment of the shape and dimensions of sella turcica using cone-beam computed tomography

Ceren Özeren Keşkek 1, Emre Aytuğar 2

1 Oral and Maxillofacial Radiologist, Izmir Training Dental Hospital, 2 Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology, Faculty of Dentistry, Izmir Katip Celebi University, Izmir, Turkey

DOI: 10.4328/ACAM.20680 Received: 2021-04-30 Accepted: 2021-06-28 Published Online: 2021-07-20

Corresponding Author: Ceren Özeren Keşkek, Izmir Training Dental Hospital, Fevzipasa Boulevard, Akinci district, No.172/2, Konak, Izmir, Turkey. E-mail: cerenozeren35@gmail.com P: +902324418181 F: +902324893548 Corresponding Author ORCID ID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-1758-0852

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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

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

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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

Corresponding Author: Serdar Özdemir, Department of Emergency Medicine, Health of Sciences University Umraniye Training and Research Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey. E-mail: dr.serdar55@hotmail.com P: +90(505) 2673292 Corresponding Author ORCID ID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-6186-6110

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Atherogenic indexes versus hematologic inflammatory indexes: What is the most useful predictor of coronary slow flow?

Ferhat Dindas 1, Emin Koyun 2, Idris Bugra Cerik 2, Anıl Sahin 3, Celal Kilit 1, Mustafa Dogdus 1

1 Department of Cardiology, Usak University, Training and Research Hospital, Usak, 2 Department of Cardiology, Sivas Cumhuriyet University, Faculty of Medicine, Sivas, 3 Department of Cardiology, Antalya Training and Research Hospital, Antalya, Turkey

DOI: 10.4328/ACAM.20766 Received: 2021-06-30 Accepted: 2021-07-17 Published Online: 2021-07-24

Corresponding Author: Ferhat Dindas, Usak Training and Research Hospital, Department of Cardiology, Usak City Center, 64200, Usak, Turkey. E-mail: frhtys@hotmail.com P: +90 506875 67 00 Corresponding Author ORCID ID: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-0053-9594

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Effect of Helicobacter Pylori on iron deficiency anemia

Mehmet Agin 1, Yusuf Kayar 2

1 Department of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition, 2 Department of Gastroenterology, Van Education and Research Hospital, Van, Turkey

DOI: 10.4328/ACAM.20760 Received: 2021-06-26 Accepted: 2021-07-13 Published Online: 2021-07-24

Corresponding Author: Mehmet Agin, Department of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition, Van Education and Research Hospital, Van, Turkey. E-mail: drmehmet47@yahoo.com P: +90 506-801-1083 Corresponding Author ORCID ID: https://orcid.org/0000-0001-6177-2635

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Effect of less affected grip strength training on grip strength in both hands in unilateral cerebral palsy

Aya T’Allah Y. Kandeel, Asma O. sayed, Mohamed I. Elassal

Department of Pediatric, Faculty of Physical Therapy, Cairo University, Cairo, Egypt

DOI: 10.4328/ACAM.20711 Received: 2021-05-21 Accepted: 2021-07-09 Published Online: 2021-07-24

Corresponding Author: Aya T’Allah Yasser Kandeel, Department of Pediatric, Faculty of Physical Therapy, Cairo University, 48 Sakr Kourish Buildings, El Maadi, Cairo, Egypt. E-mail: drayayasser92@gmail.com P: +20 01116177812 Corresponding Author ORCID ID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-4893-6030

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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

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

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Giant Sister Mary Joseph nodule in gastric carcinoma

Ergin Erginöz 1, Ahmet N. Şanlı 1, Deniz E. Şanlı 2, Server S. Uludağ 1

1 Department of General Surgery, Istanbul University, Cerrahpasa School of Medicine, Istanbul, 2 Department of Radiology, Acibadem Kozyatagi Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey

DOI: 10.4328/ACAM.20525 Received: 2021-02-06 Accepted: 2021-03-28 Published Online: 2021-04-09

Corresponding Author: Ergin Erginoz, General surgery resident, Istanbul University, Cerrahpasa School of Medicine. Cerrahpaşa street, No:34/E Fatih, Istanbul, Turkey. E-mail: eerginoz@ku.edu.tr P: +90 5368799771 Corresponding Author ORCID ID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-8349-3298

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Intravenous thrombolytic treatment of a patient who had a stroke after COVID-19

Mustafa Cam, Ozgul Ocak

Department of Neurology, Canakkale Onsekiz Mart University, Canakkale, Turkey

DOI: 10.4328/ACAM.20527 Received: 2021-02-09 Accepted: 2021-04-05 Published Online: 2021-04-13

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

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Peripheral intravenous Ceftriaxone administration can cause upper extremity deep vein thrombosis in patients with heart failure

Adnan Yamanoglu 1, Zeynep Karakaya 1, Nalan Gokce Celebi Yamanoglu 2, Pınar Yeşim Akyol 1, Fatih Esad Topal 1

1 Department of Emergency Medicine, Izmir Katip Celebi University, Ataturk Training and Research Hospital, 2 Department of Emergency Medicine, Izmir Bozyaka Training and Research Hospital, Izmir, Turkey

DOI: 10.4328/ACAM.20509 Received: 2021-01-28 Accepted: 2021-03-10 Published Online: 2021-04-16

Corresponding Author: Pınar Yeşim Akyol, Izmir Katip Celebi University, Ataturk Training and Research Hospital, Department of Emergency Medicine, Basın Sitesi, Izmir, 35360, Turkey. E-mail: yesimakyol@gmail.com P: +90 (232) 243 43 43 / +90 (232) 244 44 44 GSM: +90 505 357 29 41 F: +90 (232) 243 15 30 Corresponding Author ORCID ID: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-2477-1443

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Lung cancer and Lambert-Eaton syndrome concealed by COVID-19

Selçuk Akan 1, Baran Balca 2

1 Department of Internal Medicine, Ankara City Hospital, Ankara, 2 Department of Chest Disease, Marmara University Faculty of Medicine, Istanbul, Turkey

DOI: 10.4328/ACAM.20563 Received: 2021-03-01 Accepted: 2021-04-30 Published Online: 2021-05-08

Corresponding Author: Selçuk Akan, Ankara City Hospital, Internal Medicine department, Bilkent, Ankara, Turkey. E-mail: dr_selcukakan@hotmail.com P: +90 546 4745678 Corresponding Author ORCID ID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-5053-6896

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Asymmetric ocular manifestations in a premature infant with Candidemia

Ayşegül Arman 1, İkbal Seza Petriçli 2, Caner Kara 2, Ayşen Sumru Kavurt 3

1 Department of Ophthalmology, Bilkent City Hospital, 2 Department of Ophthalmology, Etlik Zübeyde Hanim Women’s Health Education and Research Hospital, 3 Department of Neonatology, Etlik Zübeyde Hanim Women’s Health Education and Research Hospital, Ankara, Turkey

DOI: 10.4328/ACAM.20569 Received: 2021-03-08 Accepted: 2021-04-17 Published Online: 2021-05-11

Corresponding Author: Caner Kara, Etlik Zübeyde Hanim Women’s Health Education and Research Hospital, Department of Ophthalmology, Yeni Etlik Caddesi No: 55, 06010, Etlik, Keçiören, Ankara, Turkey. E-mail: canerkara@hotmail.com P: +90 (312) 567-4679 F: +90 (312) 322-0184 Corresponding Author ORCID ID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-3628-547X

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Incarcerated Morgagni hernia in an elderly patient: A case report

Deniz Ocal

Department of Gastroenterology Surgery, Erzurum City Hospital, Erzurum, Turkey

DOI: 10.4328/ACAM.20539 Received: 2021-02-13 Accepted: 2021-05-12 Published Online: 2021-05-17

Corresponding Author: Deniz Ocal, Department of Gastroenterology Surgery, Erzurum City Hospital, Çat yolu street. No:2, 25240, Erzurum, Turkey. E-mail: drdenizocal@hotmail.com P: +90 505 297 33 30 Corresponding Author ORCID ID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-8084-8866

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Current concepts in physiotherapy and rehabilitation protocol for arthrogryposis multiplex congenita: An unusual case report

Elisa Calisgan 1, Betül Akyol 2

1 Department of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation, Faculty of Health Science, Kahramanmaras Sutcu Imam University, Kahramanmaras, 2 Department of Physical Education and Sports, Faculty of Sport Science, Inonu University, Malatya, Turkey

DOI: 10.4328/ACAM.20596 Received: 2021-03-17 Accepted: 2021-05-24 Published Online: 2021-06-10

Corresponding Author: Elisa Calisgan, Department of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation, Faculty of Health Science, Kahramanmaras Sutcu Imam University, Kahramanmaras, Turkey E-mail: elisa.calisgan@inonu.edu.tr P: +90 5342462471 Corresponding Author ORCID ID: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-4710-9540

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Accessory cervical rib in palpable supraclavicular mass

Ahmet N. Şanlı 1, Deniz E.T. Şanlı 2, 3, Ergin Erginöz 1

1 Department of General Surgery, Istanbul University Cerrahpasa, Cerrahpasa School of Medicine, 2 Department of Medical Imaging Techniques, Vocational School of Health Services, Istanbul Rumeli University, 3 Department of Radiology, Acibadem Kozyatagi Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey

DOI: 10.4328/ACAM.20659 Received: 2021-04-16 Accepted: 2021-06-08 Published Online: 2021-06-24

Corresponding Author: Ahmet Necati Şanlı, Medical Doctor, General surgery resident, Istanbul University Cerrahpasa – Cerrahpasa School of Medicine. Cerrahpaşa Mah. Kocamustafapaşa Cad. No:34/E Fatih/Istanbul/Turkey. E-mail: ahmetnecatisanli@gmail.com P: +90 5419239727 Corresponding Author ORCID ID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-1483-8176

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Pancreatic hydatid cyst located distally: A case report

Deniz Öçal 1, Tolga Kalaycı 2

1 Department of Gastroenterology Surgery, 2 Department of General Surgery, Erzurum Regional Education and Research Hospital, Erzurum, Turkey

DOI: 10.4328/ACAM.20631 Received: 2021-04-01 Accepted: 2021-06-22 Published Online: 2021-07-15

Corresponding Author: Deniz Öçal, Department of Gastroenterology Surgery, Erzurum Regional Education and Research Hospital, Erzurum, Turkey. E-mail: drdenizocal@hotmail.com P: +90 505 297 33 30 Corresponding Author ORCID ID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-8084-8866

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A case of metastatic pancreatic tumor prepared for surgery by applying therapeutic plasmapheresis due to hyperthyroidism

Deniz Öçal 1, Tolga Kalaycı 2

1 Department of Gastroenterology Surgery, 2 Department of General Surgery, Erzurum Regional Education and Research Hospital, Erzurum, Turkey

DOI: 10.4328/ACAM.20634 Received: 2021-04-01 Accepted: 2021-06-22 Published Online: 2021-07-15

Corresponding Author: Deniz Öçal, Department of Gastroenterology Surgery, Erzurum Regional Education and Research Hospital, Erzurum, Turkey. E-mail: drdenizocal@hotmail.com P: +90 505 297 33 30 Corresponding Author ORCID ID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-8084-8866

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Relationship between COVID-19 and HDL dysfunction

Esin Eren 1, 2, Esra Akıdan 1, Mehmet Tugrul 1, Necat Yilmaz 1

1 Department of Clinical Biochemistry and LC/MS-MS Laboratory, Antalya Training and Research Hospital, 2 Department of Clinical Biochemistry, Bilim University Health Science, Antalya, Turkey

DOI: 10.4328/ACAM.20497 Received: 2021-01-21 Accepted: 2021-03-28 Published Online: 2021-04-11

Corresponding Author: Necat Yilmaz, SBU-AEAH–LC-MS/MS Toxicology Laboratory, Kazim Karabekir street, Muratpasa, Antalya, Turkey. E-mail: necatyilmaz@hotmail.com P: +90 5053578305 Corresponding Author ORCID ID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-3865-9156

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COVID-19 epidemiology and laboratory findings

Abdullah Sivrikaya 1, Fatma Zehra Erbayram 2, Esma Menevse 1

1 Department of Medical Biochemistry, Medicine Faculty, Selcuk University, 2 Department of Medical Biochemistry, Medicine Faculty, KTO Karatay University, Konya, Turkey

DOI: 10.4328/ACAM.20614 Received: 2021-03-26 Accepted: 2021-06-23 Published Online: 2021-07-20

Corresponding Author: Fatma Zehra Erbayram, KTO karatay University Medicine Faculty, Department of Medical Biochemistry, Akabe Mah. Alaaddin Kap Cad. No:130 42020 Karatay/ Konya/Turkey. E-mail: fatma.zehra.erbayram@karatay.edu.tr P: +90 5074110638 Corresponding Author ORCID ID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-9305-4782

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