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Second hysterosalpingography in the evaluation of unilateral proximal tubal obstruction

Ramazan Ozyurt 1, Cemil Karakus 2

1 Istanbul IVF Center, 2 Vocational School of Health Services, Beykent University, Istanbul, Turkey

DOI: 10.4328/ACAM.20870 Received: 2021-09-22 Accepted: 2021-10-12 Published Online: 2021-10-19

Corresponding Author: Ramazan Ozyurt, Istanbul IVF Center, Istanbul, Turkey. E-mail: atasagun02@hotmail.com P: +90 532 748 34 90 Corresponding Author ORCID ID: https://orcid.org/0000-0001-6822-2222

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Comparison of dual-task performance in healthy geriatric individuals from different age groups

Yasemin Martin 1, Duygu Şahin 2, Filiz Altuğ 3, Hanifegül Taşkıran 4

1 Private Empathy Consulting Special Education and Rehabilitation Center, Denizli, 2 Division of Physiotherapy and Rehabilitation, Institute of Health Science, Hacettepe University, Istanbul, 3 School of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation, Pamukkale University, Denizli, 4 Division of Physiotherapy and Rehabilitation, Istanbul Aydin University, İstanbul, Turkey

DOI: 10.4328/ACAM.20868 Received: 2021-09-21 Accepted: 2021-10-21 Published Online: 2021-10-28

Corresponding Author: Duygu Şahin, Division of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation, Institute of Health Science, Hacettepe University, Ankara, Turkey. E-mail: fztduygusahin@gmail.com P: +90 553 524 40 74 Corresponding Author ORCID ID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-2914-7976

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Clinical and laboratory characteristics of COVID-19 cases at the pandemic hospital of an anatolian province

Burak Kurt 1, Onur Acar 2

1 Republic of Turkey Ministry of Health, General Directorate of Public Health, Ankara, 2 Agri Provincial Health Directorate, Agri, Turkey

DOI: 10.4328/ACAM.20873 Received: 2021-09-27 Accepted: 2021-10-27 Published Online: 2021-10-31

Corresponding Author: Burak Kurt, Republic of Turkey Ministry of Health, General Directorate of Public Health, Ankara, Turkey. E-mail: kurtburak@msn.com P: +90 533 661 05 33 Corresponding Author ORCID ID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-8185-2146

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COVID-19 infection in pregnancy: A single-center experience in Rize in the Eastern Black Sea Region

İlknur Esen Yıldız 1, İlkay Bahçeci 2, Unsal Bagın 1, Beril Gürlek 3, Ömer Faruk Duran 2, Uğur Kostakoğlu 1, Ayse Erturk 1

1 Department of Infectious Diseases, 2 Department of Medical Microbiology, 3 Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Faculty of Medicine, Recep Tayyip Erdogan University, Rize, Turkey

DOI: 10.4328/ACAM.20888 Received: 2021-10-08 Accepted: 2021-10-27 Published Online: 2021-11-03

Corresponding Author: İlkay Bahçeci, Department of Medical Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine, Recep Tayyip Erdogan University, Rize, Turkey. E-mail: mdilkaybahceci@gmail.com P: +90 505 713 18 65 Corresponding Author ORCID ID: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-3662-1629

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The effect of living areas on the mortality rates of the patients with hip fracture

Seçkin Özcan 1, Erdinç Genç 2, Abdurrahman Acar 3, Mustafa Fatih Daşçı 4

1 Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Yalova State Hospital, Yalova, 2 Department of Orthopedics, Bağcılar Education and Research Hospital, İstanbul, 3 Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Şırnak State Hospital, Şırnak, 4 Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Konya Cihanbeyli State Hospital, Konya, Turkey

DOI: 10.4328/ACAM.20883 Received: 2021-10-02 Accepted: 2021-11-04 Published Online: 2021-11-07

Corresponding Author: Seçkin Özcan, Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Yalova State Hospital, Yalova, Turkey. E-mail: seckinozcan1301@gmail.com P: +90 541 807 86 32 Corresponding Author ORCID ID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-9209-5865

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Effects of a fixed-time feeding method on physiological parameters in preterm infants

Mesut Dursun 1, 2, Duygu Gözen 3, Müjde Çalıkuşu İncekar 4, Alfiya Vehbioğlu 5, Habibe Türk 6

1 Division of Neonatology, Department of Pediatrics, Memorial Bahcelievler Hospital, Istanbul, 2 Faculty of Health Sciences, Istanbul Gelisim University, Istanbul, 3 Department of Pediatric Nursing, Florence Nightingale Faculty of Nursing, Istanbul University – Cerrahpasa, Istanbul, 4 Department of Pediatric Nursing, Faculty of Health Sciences, Yuksek Ihtisas University, Ankara, 5 Department of Pediatrics, Medical Faculty, Biruni University, Istanbul, 6 Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, Medical Faculty, Biruni University, Istanbul, Turkey

DOI: 10.4328/ACAM.20898 Received: 2021-10-12 Accepted: 2021-11-01 Published Online: 2021-11-07

Corresponding Author: Mesut Dursun, Merkez Mah. Yaren Sok. No: 6H/4, 34406, Kagithane, Istanbul, Turkey. E-mail: mesutdursun@outlook.com P: +90 532 395 20 54 Corresponding Author ORCID ID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-8461-0863

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Simple predictors of obstructive sleep apnea in obese patients

Hakan Silek 1, Fatma Ferda Kartufan 2, Arzu Gunturk 3, Aysegul Gormez 4

1 Department of Neurology, Faculty of Medicine, Yeditepe University, 2 Department of Anesthesia and Reanimation, Hospital of Medistanbul, 3 Department of Internal Medicine Faculty of Medicine, Yeditepe University, 4 Department of Radiolgy, Faculty of Medicine, Yeditepe University, İstanbul, Turkey

DOI: 10.4328/ACAM.20869 Received: 2021-09-21 Accepted: 2021-10-27 Published Online: 2021-11-08

Corresponding Author: Fatma Ferda Kartufan, Yunus Emre Mah. Lütfi Aykac Blv. No:80/G, 34260, Sultangazi, Istanbul, Turkey. E-mail: mdferdakartufan@gmail.com P: +90 850 474 47 47 Corresponding Author ORCID ID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-5592-2366

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Prevalence of Hepatitis B virus and Hepatitis C virus among prison inmates in Istanbul, Turkey

Ahmet Melih Şahin 1, Ahmet Rıza Şahin 2, Alper Gunduz 3, Ayse Aktemur 4, Nuray Uzun 3

1 Department of Infectious Diseases, Medical Faculty, Giresun University, Giresun, 2 Department of Infectious Diseases, Adana City Training and Research Hospital, Adana, 3 Department of Infectious Diseases, Istanbul Sisli Hamidiye Etfal Training and Research Hospital, Istanbul, 4 Department of Infectious Diseases, Kahramanmaras Necip Fazil City Hospital, Kahramanmaras, Turkey

DOI: 10.4328/ACAM.20892 Received: 2021-10-10 Accepted: 2021-11-03 Published Online: 2021-11-08

Corresponding Author: Ahmet Melih Şahin, Rektorluk Gaziler Mahallesi, Prof. Ahmet Taner Kislali Cd, 28200, Merkez, Giresun, Turkey. E-mail: ahmetmelihsahin44@hotmail.com P: +90 454 310 10 00 F: +90 454 310 11 19 Corresponding Author ORCID ID: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-3670-7801

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Collateral damage of the COVID-19 pandemic on lysosomal storage diseases: A single unit experience

Gonca Kılıç Yıldırım 1, Şengül Tosun Altınöz 2, Harun Olcay Sonkurt 3

1 Pediatric Nutrition and Metabolism Unit, Department of Pediatrics, Faculty of Medicine, Osmangazi University, 2 Department of Psychiatry, Private Practice, 3 Department of Psychiatry, Private Practice, Eskisehir, Turkey

DOI: 10.4328/ACAM.20893 Received: 2021-10-12 Accepted: 2021-11-01 Published Online: 2021-11-10

Corresponding Author: Harun Olcay Sonkurt, Sumer Mahallesi, Aksahin Sokak, Uydu Demirkent Sitesi, C Blok, Daire 8, Odunpazarı, Eskisehir, Turkey. E-mail: hosonkurt@gmail.com P: +90 542 803 05 26 Corresponding Author ORCID ID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-9772-2637

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Evaluation of a computer-based cognitive training program for early-stage Alzheimer’s disease

Büşra S. Arıca-Polat 1, Omer Karadas 2

1 Department of Neurology, Gulhane Training and Research Hospital, 2 Department of Neurology, Gulhane Medical School, Health Sciences University, Ankara, Turkey

DOI: 10.4328/ACAM.20902 Received: 2021-10-12 Accepted: 2021-11-02 Published Online: 2021-11-10

Corresponding Author: Busra S. Arıca-Polat, Gen. Tevfik Saglam Street, no:1, 06010, Etlik, Ankara, Turkey. E-mail: busrarica@yahoo.com P: +90 312 304 20 00 / +90 505 384 05 71 F: +90 312 304 27 00 Corresponding Author ORCID ID: https://orcid.org/0000-0001-9337-4041

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Comparison of the effects of ozone therapy and photobiomodulation on sciatic nerve injury in rats

Dilek Günay Canpolat 1, Türker Yücesoy 2, Halis Ali Çolpak 3, Özlem Tuğçe Çilingir-Kaya 4, Bircan Kolbaşı 5, Recep Saraymen 6, Habip Karatürk 6
Nükhet Kütük
2, Mehmet Canpolat 7

1 Department of Oral and Maxiloofasial Surgery, Anesthesiologist, Faculty of Dentistry, Erciyes University, Kayseri, 2 Department of Oral and Maxiloofasial Surgery, Faculty of Dentistry, Bezmialem Vakıf University, Istanbul, 3 Department of Oral and Maxiloofasial Surgery, Faculty of Dentistry, Alanya Alaaddin Keykubat University, Antalya, 4 Department of Histology and Embryology, Faculty of Medicine, Marmara University, Istanbul, 5 Department of Histology and Embryology, Faculty of Medicine, Medipol University, Istanbul, 6 Department of Biochemistry, Faculty of Medicine, Erciyes University, Kayseri, 7 Department of Pediatric Neurology, Faculty of Medicine, Erciyes University, Kayseri, Turkey

DOI: 10.4328/ACAM.20877 Received: 2021-09-29 Accepted: 2021-10-27 Published Online: 2021-11-13

Corresponding Author: Dilek Günay Canpolat, Erciyes University, Faculty of Dentistry, Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Kayseri, Turkey. E-mail: dgcanpolat@gmail.com P: +90 352 207 66 66 / +90 352 202 91 85 F: +90 352 438 06 57 Corresponding Author ORCID ID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-8985-6918

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Methylene blue ameliorates colonic injury in acetic acid-induced colitis model

Yusuf Tanrıkulu 1, Ceren Sen Tanrıkulu 2, Fahriye Kılınç 3, Murat Can 4, Furuzan Köktürk 4, Süleyman Kargın 1, Gökhan Yılmaz 5

1 Department of General Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, KTO Karatay University, Konya, 2 Department of Emergency Medicine, Health Sciences University, Konya Education and Research Hospital, Konya, 3 Department of Pathology, Faculty of Medicine, Necmettin Erbakan University, Konya, 4 Department of Biochemistry, Faculty of Medicine, Bulent Ecevit University, Zonguldak, 5 Department of General Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, Medipol University, Istanbul, Turkey

DOI: 10.4328/ACAM.20889 Received: 2021-10-09 Accepted: 2021-11-11 Published Online: 2021-11-13

Corresponding Author: Yusuf Tanrıkulu, Department of General Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, KTO Karatay University, 42020, Karatay, Konya, Turkey. E-mail: drtanrikulu@hotmail.com P: +90 505 657 97 09 Corresponding Author ORCID ID: https://orcid.org/0000-0001-8432-2119

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Efficacy of diode laser therapy on osseointegration of dental implants: A split-mouth clinical study

Suheyb Bilge 1, Seyma Bayındır 2, Ahmet E. Demirbas 1, Emrah Soylu 1

1 Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Faculty of Dentistry, Erciyes University, Kayseri, 2 Private Clinician, Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Kayseri, Turkey

DOI: 10.4328/ACAM.20900 Received: 2021-10-15 Accepted: 2021-11-09 Published Online: 2021-11-14

Corresponding Author: Suheyb Bilge, Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Faculty of Dentistry, Erciyes University, 38039, Kayseri, Turkey. E-mail: suheybbilge@hotmail.com P: +90 530 211 23 49 F: +90 352 438 06 57 Corresponding Author ORCID ID: https://orcid.org/0000-0001-9282-7344

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Assessment of risk factors for recurrence of febrile convulsion and subsequent epilepsy in children with febrile seizures

Cem Yenicesu 1, Capan Konca 2, Mehmet Tekin 1, Habib Almis 1, Ibrahim Hakan Bucak 1, Mehmet Turgut 1

1 Department of Pediatrics, 2 Division of Pediatric Intensive Care Unit of Department of Pediatrics, School of Medicine, Adiyaman University, Adiyaman, Turkey

DOI: 10.4328/ACAM.20905 Received: 2021-10-15 Accepted: 2021-11-06 Published Online: 2021-11-14

Corresponding Author: Capan Konca, Division of Pediatric Intensive Care Unit of Department of Pediatrics, School of Medicine, Adiyaman University, Adiyaman, Turkey. E-mail: dr.capan@hotmail.com P: +90 505 489 69 04 Fax: +90 416 225 26 60 Corresponding Author ORCID ID: https://orcid.org/0000-0001-8625-9045

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The predictive role of Troponin I levels for mortality in geriatric patients transferred to the intensive care unit for COVID-19 pneumonia

Öznur Demiroluk, Yıldız Yiğit, Süheyla Abitağaoğlu, Zeynep Bayhan Arı, Arzu Yıldırım Ar

Anesthesiology and Reanimation Department, University of Health Sciences, Fatih Sultan Mehmet Health Research and Application Center, Istanbul, Turkey

DOI: 10.4328/ACAM.20907 Received: 2021-10-15 Accepted: 2021-11-01 Published Online: 2021-11-14

Corresponding Author: Öznur Demiroluk, Anesthesiology and Reanimation Department, University of Health Sciences, Fatih Sultan Mehmet Health Research and Application Center, E-5 Highway, İçerenköy Street, 34752, Ataşehir, İstanbul, Turkey. E-mail: onrdemiroluk@hotmail.com P: +90 533 522 95 08 F: +90 216 575 04 06 Corresponding Author ORCID ID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-6427-5148

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Urinary excretion of heat-shock protein 70 in patients with familial mediterranean fever

Eren Yıldız 1, Arife Uslu Gökceoğlu 2, Nermin Dindar Badem 3, Bülent Alioğlu 4

1 Department of Pediatrics, University of Health Sciences, Ankara Training and Research Hospital, Ankara, 2 Department of Pediatric Nephrology, University of Health Sciences, Ankara Training and Research Hospital, Ankara, 3 Department of Medical Chemistry, Kırıkkale University Faculty of Medicine, Kırıkkale, 4 Department of Pediatric Hematology, University of Health Sciences, Ankara Training and Research Hospital, Ankara, Turkey

DOI: 10.4328/ACAM.20909 Received: 2021-10-19 Accepted: 2021-11-04 Published Online: 2021-11-14

Corresponding Author: Eren Yıldız, Department of Pediatrics, University of Health Sciences, Ankara Training and Research Hospital, Ulucanlar Street, No: 89, Altındağ, Ankara, Turkey. E-mail: eren70@gmail.com P: +90 312 595 32 68 / +90 530 141 46 84 Corresponding Author ORCID ID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-8056-5727

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Acute rheumatic fever: Presentation with early arthritis in adults

İsmail Dogan 1, Osman Nuri Koyun 2 , Hakan Apaydın 3

1 Department of Rheumatology and Internal Medicine, Medicine Faculty, Ankara Yıldırım Beyazıt University, Ankara, 2 Department of Internal Medicine, Medicine Faculty, Hitit University, Corum, 3 Rheumatology Clinic, Ankara City Hospital, Ankara, Turkey

DOI: 10.4328/ACAM.20919 Received: 2021-10-23 Accepted: 2021-11-09 Published Online: 2021-11-14

Corresponding Author: İsmail Doğan, Rheumatology Clinic, Ankara City Hospital, Bilkent, Çankaya, Ankara, Turkey. E-mail: dridogan@hotmail.com P: +90 505 477 01 36 Corresponding Author ORCID ID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-7603-9484

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Impact of mechanical endometrial injury on clinical pregnancy rates in women with clomiphene-resistant polycystic ovary syndrome

Suat Suphan Ersahin 1, Aynur Ersahin 2

1 Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Altınbas University, 2 Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, IVF-Center, Bahcesehir University, Medical School Istanbul, Turkey

DOI: 10.4328/ACAM.20910 Received: 2021-10-18 Accepted: 2021-11-09 Published Online: 2021-11-15

Corresponding Author: Suat Suphan Ersahin, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Altınbas University, Istanbul, Turkey. E-mail: suphanersahin@hotmail.com P: +90 533 341 75 66 Corresponding Author ORCID ID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-7180-7413

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Effect of isotretinoin use on hematological parameters and biochemical values

Yalçın Karagöz 1, Mustafa Tosun 2

1 Department of Health Management, Business Faculty, Düzce University, Düzce, 2 Department of Dermatology, Medicine Faculty, Sivas Cumhuriyet University, Sivas, Turkey

DOI: 10.4328/ACAM.20921 Received: 2021-10-26 Accepted: 2021-11-09 Published Online: 2021-11-15

Corresponding Author: Mustafa Tosun, Dermatology Department, School of Medicine, Sivas Cumhuriyet University, 58140, Sivas, Turkey. E-mail: mustafatosun@cumhuriyet.edu.tr P: +90 544 607 29 16 Corresponding Author ORCID ID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-6189-8016

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Platelet large cell ratio and immature granulocyte values in pelvic inflammatory disease

Nil Atakul, Berna Sermin Kılıc

Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics, Istanbul Training Research Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey

DOI: 10.4328/ACAM.20926 Received: 2021-10-29 Accepted: 2021-11-14 Published Online: 2021-11-17

Corresponding Author: Nil Atakul, Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics, Istanbul Teaching and Research Hospital, 34093, Istanbul, Turkey. E-mail: nil_atakul@yahoo.com P: +90 532 241 31 52 Corresponding Author ORCID ID: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-3874-8797

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Students’ perception of factors affecting learning

Muhammad Humayun 1, Ambreen Khalid 2, Asmara Syed 3, Ekramy Elmorsy 3, Iram Arshad 1, Syed Sajid Hussain Shah 3

1 Department Of Biochemistry, Central Park Medical College, Lahore, Pakistan, 2 Department Of Physiology, Shalamar Medical And Dental College, Lahore, Pakistan, 3 Department of Pathology, Faculty of Medicine, Northern Border University, Arar, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

DOI: 10.4328/ACAM.20916 Received: 2021-10-23 Accepted: 2021-11-12 Published Online: 2021-11-19

Corresponding Author: Muhammad Humayun, Department Of Biochemistry, Central Park Medical College, Lahore, Pakistan. E-mail: mrhumayundr@gmail.com P: +92 332 841 01 80 Corresponding Author ORCID ID: https://orcid.org/0000-0001-8128-6191

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Leukocyte albumin ratio as an early predictor of mortality in critical COVID-19 patients

Ayşegül Altıntop Geçkil 1, Erdal İn 1, Nurcan Kırıcı Berber 1, Umut Sabr i Kasapoğlu 2, Ercan Karabulut 3, Cengiz Özdemir 4

1 Department of Pulmonary Medicine, Malatya Turgut Ozal University Faculty of Medicine, Malatya, 2 Intensive Care Unit, Malatya Training and Research Hospital, Malatya, 3 Department of Medical Pharmacology, Ankara Yildirim Beyazit University Faculty of Medicine, Ankara, 4 Department of Chest Diseases, Istanbul Yedikule Chest Diseases and Thoracic Surgery Training and Research Hospital, İstanbul, Turkey

DOI: 10.4328/ACAM.20895 Received: 2021-10-10 Accepted: 2021-11-16 Published Online: 2021-11-21

Corresponding Author: Ayşegül Altıntop Geçkil, Department of Chest Disease. Malatya Turgut Ozal University Training and Research Hospital, 44090, Malatya, Turkey. E-mail: aysegul.altintop@gmail.com Corresponding Author ORCID ID: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-0348-3194

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Should echocardiography be performed in all acute ischemic stroke patients? Echocardiography in acute ischemic stroke

Ayse Caglar Sarilar 1, Mine Hayriye Sorgun 2, Anwar Rawandi 2, Muge Kuzu 2, Sabiha Tezcan 2, Sefer Rızayev 2, Inci Sule Ozer 2, Cagrı Ulukan 2, Volkan Yilmaz 2, Hafize Çotur 2, Canan Togay Isıkay 2, Busra Sumeyye Arica 3, Ozgur Ulas Ozcan 4, Cansin Tulunay Kaya 4

1 Department of Neurology, Erciyes University School of Medicine, Kayseri, 2 Department of Neurology, Ankara University School of Medicine, İbni Sina Hospital, Ankara, 3 Deparment of Neurology, Gulhane Training and Research Hospital, Ankara, 4 Department of Cardiology, Ankara University School of Medicine, İbni Sina Hospital, Ankara, Turkey

DOI: 10.4328/ACAM.20906 Received: 2021-10-18 Accepted: 2021-11-20 Published Online: 2021-12-02

Corresponding Author: Ayse Caglar Sarilar, Department of Neurology, Erciyes University School of Medicine, Kayseri, Turkey. E-mail: acaglarsarikaya@gmail.com P: +90 505 571 68 35 Corresponding Author ORCID ID: https://orcid.org/0000-0001-7818-1209

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Effects of adding midazolam to ketamine and fentanyl combination in a burn wound dressing in adults

Osman Esen 1, Canan Balcı 2

1 Department of Anesthesiology And Reanimation, Istinye University Vocational School of Health, Istanbul, 2 Department of Anesthesiology And Reanimation, Faculty of Medicine, Kütahya Health Sciences University, Kütahya, Turkey

DOI: 10.4328/ACAM.20920 Received: 2021-10-24 Accepted: 2021-11-24 Published Online: 2021-12-02

Corresponding Author: Osman Esen, Zümrütevler Mah. Handegül Sokak, No:98/16, Maltepe, İstanbul, Turkey. E-mail: drosmanesen@gmail.com P: +90 505 677 13 85 Fax: +90 216 457 38 00 Corresponding Author ORCID ID: https://orcid.org/0000-0001-6280-5064

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Chromatographic and hematological comparison of sickle cell carriers and hemoglobin D los angeles carriers

Süheyl Uçucu 1, Talha Karabıyık 2

1 Department of Medical Biochemistry, Muğla Public Health Care Laboratory, Muğla, 2 Department of Medical Biochemistry, Bursa City Hospital, Bursa, Turkey

DOI: 10.4328/ACAM.20914 Received: 2021-10-28 Accepted: 2021-12-06 Published Online: 2021-12-08

Corresponding Author: Süheyl Uçucu, Department of Medical Biochemistry, Muğla Public Health Care Laboratory, Muğla, Turkey. E-mail: suheyllucucu@gmail.com P: +90 555 306 28 74 Corresponding Author ORCID ID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-6320-2457

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Factors affecting outcome and morbidity in pulmonary hydatid cyst surgeries

Bulent Ozturk 1, Atilla Durkan 1, Tahir Sevval Eren 2, Muharrem Cakmak 3

1 Department of Thoracic Surgery Clinic, Gazi Yasargil Education and Research Hospital, Diyarbakir, 2 Department of Thoracic Surgery, Istanbul Medeniyet University of Medicine, Istanbul, 3 Department of Thoracic Surgery, Fırat University Faculty of Medicine, Elazig, Turkey

DOI: 10.4328/ACAM.20938 Received: 2021-11-05 Accepted: 2021-12-08 Published Online: 2021-12-09

Corresponding Author: Muharrem Cakmak, Department of Thoracic Surgery, Fırat University Faculty of Medicine, Elazig, Turkey. E-mail: drcakmak@gmail.com F: +90 424 233 35 55 Corresponding Author ORCID ID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-9504-2689

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To what extent are the appendicitis scoring systems effective in preventing negative appendectomy. Comparison of nine scoring systems

Baris Mantoglu 1, Emre Gonullu 1, Guner Cakmak 1, Mertcan Akcay 1, Merve Yigit 1, Guven Erdogrul 2, Kayhan Ozdemir 3, Fatih Altıntoprak 4

1 Department of General Surgery, Sakarya University Training and Research Hospital, Sakarya, 2 Department of General Surgery, Mersin City Training and Research Hospital, Mersin, 3 Department of General Surgery, Urgup State Hospital, Urgup, 4 Department of General Surgery, Sakarya University Faculty of Medicine, Sakarya, Turkey

DOI: 10.4328/ACAM.20932 Received: 2021-11-01 Accepted: 2021-12-06 Published Online: 2021-12-10

Corresponding Author: Baris Mantoglu, Department of General Surgery, Sakarya Training and Research Hospital, Sakarya, Turkey. E-mail: barismantoglu@gmail.com P: +90 505 815 93 79 Corresponding Author ORCID ID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-2161-3629

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Evaluation of factors affecting mortality in cardiac arrest patients in the emergency department: A 5-year study

Nezih Kavak 1, Cemil Kavalcı 2

1 Department of Emergency, Dışkapı Yıldırım Beyazıt Training and Research Hospital, University of Health Sciences, Ankara, 2 Department of Emergency, Antalya Training and Research Hospital, Antalya, Turkey

DOI: 10.4328/ACAM.20931 Received: 2021-11-01 Accepted: 2021-12-06 Published Online: 2021-12-11

Corresponding Author: Nezih Kavak, Department of Emergency, Dışkapı Yıldırım Beyazıt Training and Research Hospital, University of Health Sciences, Altındağ, 06110, Ankara, Turkey. E-mail: nezih_kavak@hotmail.com P: +90 532 255 11 79 / +90 312 596 20 00 F: +90 312 318 66 90 Corresponding Author ORCID ID: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-2751-0046

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Characteristics of patients with acute coronary syndrome in the COVID-19 pandemic

Emine Altuntas, Kanber Ocal Karabay, Songül Usalp, Bayram Bagırtan, Ali Bayraktar, Filiz Celebi, Behzat Ozdemir, Sükrü Cetin

Department of Cardiology, Sancaktepe Sehit Professor Ilhan Varank Education and Research Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey

DOI: 10.4328/ACAM.20894 Received: 2021-10-10 Accepted: 2021-11-02 Published Online: 2021-12-14

Corresponding Author: Emine Altuntas, Sancaktepe Sehit Professor Ilhan Varank Education and Research Hospital, Namık Kemal Street, No:7, Sarıgazi Emek, Istanbul, Turkey. E-mail: emine_altuntas@hotmail.com P: +90 216 606 33 00 F: +90 216 606 33 97 Corresponding Author ORCID ID: https://orcid.org/0000-0001-5887-5422

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Evaluation of knowledge, attitudes and behaviors about COVID-19 among cancer patients

Seher N. Kazaz, Atila Yıldırım

Department of Medical Oncology, Faculty of Medicine, Karadeniz Technical University, Trabzon, Turkey

DOI: 10.4328/ACAM.20940 Received: 2021-11-06 Accepted: 2021-12-06 Published Online: 2021-12-14

Corresponding Author: Atila Yildirim, Department of Medical Oncology, Faculty of Medicine, Karadeniz Technical University, 61080, Trabzon, Turkey. E-mail: dr_atila_yildirim@hotmail.com P: +90 543 477 33 42 Corresponding Author ORCID ID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-6067-5646

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Comparison of the short term outcomes between transobturator tape (TOT) and tension free vaginal tape (TVT) procedures in the treatment of urinary incontinence

Cengiz Andan

Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, TC Ministry of Health Health Sciences University, Gazi Yasargil Diyarbakır Training and Research Hospital, Diyarbakir, Turkey

DOI: 10.4328/ACAM.20936 Received: 2021-11-03 Accepted: 2021-12-12 Published Online: 2021-12-15

Corresponding Author: Cengiz Andan, Elazig Road, 10. Km, Üçkuyular Locality, 21070, Kayapınar, Diyarbakır, Turkey. E-mail: mdcengizandan@gmail.com P: +90 532 610 08 52 / +90 412 258 00 60 Corresponding Author ORCID ID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-6609-3284

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Is there a relationship between childhood traumatic experiences, somatoform dissociation, and subjective tinnitus?

Eser Sagaltici 1, Hasan Belli 1, Seyda Belli 2, Erman Senturk 1, Onur Okan Demirci 3

1 Department of Psychiatry, University of Health Sciences, Bagcilar Training and Research Hospital, 2 Department of Otorhinolaryngology, University of Health Sciences, Bagcilar Training and Research Hospital, 3 Deparment of Psychology, Istanbul Gelisim University, Istanbul, Turkey

DOI: 10.4328/ACAM.20942 Received: 2021-11-09 Accepted: 2021-12-12 Published Online: 2021-12-15

Corresponding Author: Eser Sagaltici, Mustafa Yaşar Caddesi Gençosman Mahallesi, Bagcilar Training and Research Hospital, 34165, İstanbul, Turkey. E-mail: dresersagaltici@yahoo.com P: +90 506 496 49 26 / +90 212 440 40 00 F: +90 212 562 69 22 Corresponding Author ORCID ID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-4217-2658

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Periostin expression upregulated in leiomyosarcoma

Sefik Gokce 1, Dilsad Herkiloglu 1, Ecmel Işık Kaygusuz 2, Ozge Cevik 3

1 Department of Obstetric and Gynecology, Yeni Yuzyıl University, Gaziosmanpasa Hospital, Istanbul, 2 Department of Pathology, Zeynep Kamil Training and Research Hospital, Istanbul, 3 Department of Biochemistry, School of Medicine, Aydin Adnan Menderes University, Aydin, Turkey

DOI: 10.4328/ACAM.20937 Received: 2021-11-03 Accepted: 2021-12-15 Published Online: 2021-12-18

Corresponding Author: Şefik Gökçe, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Yeni Yüzyıl University, Private Gaziosmanpaşa Hospital, Gaziosmanpasa, Istanbul, Turkey. E-mail: sefgokce@gmail.com P: +90 545 875 10 50 Corresponding Author ORCID ID: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-0939-4539

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Anxiety and depression in coronary artery bypass surgery patients: A prospective clinical study

Nihan Yeşilkaya, Çağrı Kandemir, Hasan İner, Börteçin Eygi, Orhan Gökalp, Yüksel Beşir, Levent Yılık, Ali Gürbüz

Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, Izmir Katip Celebi University, İzmir, Turkey

DOI: 10.4328/ACAM.20941 Received: 2021-11-08 Accepted: 2021-12-12 Published Online: 2021-21-18

Corresponding Author: Nihan Yeşilkaya, Clinic of Cardiovascular Surgery, İzmir Katip Çelebi University, Atatürk Training and Research Hospital, Basın Sitesi Mah., Karabağlar, 35650, İzmir, Turkey. E-mail: nihankarakas@gmail.com P: +90 539 643 46 47 F: +90 232 244 44 44 Corresponding Author ORCID ID: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-1756-0402

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Venous port catheter implantation for chemotherapy: Our experience in pediatric cases

Nevin Aydın 1, Gülseren Yılmaz 1, Osman Esen 2, Hayrünisa Kahraman Esen 3

1 Department of Anesthesiology and Reanimation, University of Health Sciences, Kanuni Sultan SüleymanTraining and Research Hospital, 2 Department of Anesthesiology and Reanimation, Vocational School of Health, İstinye University, 3 Department of Pediatric Surgery, University of Health Sciences, Fatih Sultan Mehmet Training and Research Hospital, İstanbul, Turkey

DOI: 10.4328/ACAM.20958 Received: 2021-11-19 Accepted: 2021-12-07 Published Online: 2021-12-18

Corresponding Author: Hayrünisa Kahraman Esen, Zümrütevler Mah., Handegül Sokak, No:98/16, Maltepe, İstanbul, Turkey. E-mail: nisakahraman@hotmail.com P: +90 505 713 68 23 Fax: +90 216 457 38 00 Corresponding Author ORCID ID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-3541-6546

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Effect of fluoroscopy in central vein catheterization in children

Nevin Aydın 1, Osman Esen 2, Gülseren Yılmaz 1

1 Department of Anesthesiology and Reanimation, University of Health Sciences, Kanuni Sultan Süleyman Training and Research Hospital, 2 Department of Anesthesiology and Reanimation, Vocational School Of Health, Istinye University, Istanbul, Turkey

DOI: 10.4328/ACAM.20944 Received: 2021-11-10 Accepted: 2021-12-14 Published Online: 2021-12-19

Corresponding Author: Osman Esen, Zümrütevler Mahallesi, Handegül Sokak, No:98/16, Maltepe, İstanbul, Turkey. E-mail: drosmanesen@gmail.com P: +90 505 677 13 85 F: +90 216 457 38 00 Corresponding Author ORCID ID: https://orcid.org/0000-0001-6280-5064

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Effects of the pathological characteristics on the presence of multicentric thyroid tumors in the contralateral lobe

Muhammet Pamukcu 1, Emine Demir 1, Mehmet Akif Aydin 2

1 Department of Otorhinolaryngology, 2 Department of General Surgery, Altinbas University, Bahcelievler, Medical Park Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey 

DOI: 10.4328/ACAM.20952 Received: 2021-11-15 Accepted: 2021-12-17 Published Online: 2021-12-20

Corresponding Author: Mehmet Akif Aydin, Department of General Surgery, Altinbas University, Bahcelievler Medical Park Hospital, 34160, Bahçelievler, Istanbul, Turkey. E-mail: mdmehmetakifaydin@gmail.com P: +90 212 484 14 84 Corresponding Author ORCID ID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-3324-1412

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Effectiveness of D-dimer, CRP, procalcitonin and white blood cell count in non-traumatic acute abdomen

Omer Yalkin 1, Fatih Altintoprak 1, Mustafa Yener Uzunoglu 1, Taner Kıvılcım 1, Ihsan Hakki Ciftci 2, Fehmi Celebi 1

1 Department of General Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, Sakarya University, 2 Department of Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine, Sakarya University, Sakarya, Turkey

DOI: 10.4328/ACAM.20966 Received: 2021-11-22 Accepted: 2021-12-22 Published Online: 2021-12-23

Corresponding Author: Omer Yalkin, Department of General Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, Sakarya University, Sakarya, 54100, Turkey. E-mail: mdomeryalkin@gmail.com P: +90 506 976 65 55 Corresponding Author ORCID ID: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-0311-5885

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The effect of prolonged immobilization on elbow range of motion in supracondylar humerus fractures treated with closed reduction and percutaneous pinning

Erdem Sahin 1, Ali İhsan Tuğrul 2, Musa Ergin 3, Fatih Durgut 4

1Department of Orthopaedics and Traumatology, University of Health Sciences, Erzurum Regional Training and Research Hospital, Erzurum,  2 Department of Orthopaedics and Traumatology, Konya Beyhekim Training and Research Hospital, Konya, 3 Department of Orthopaedics and Traumatology, Selcuk University, Konya, 4 Department of Orthopaedics and  Traumatology, Dicle University, Diyarbakır, Turkey

DOI: 10.4328/ACAM.20960 Received: 2021-11-20 Accepted: 2021-12-07 Published Online: 2021-12-25

Corresponding Author: Erdem Sahin, University of Health Sciences, Erzurum Regional Training and Research Hospital, 25240, Yakutiye, Erzurum, Turkey. E-mail: dr.erdemsahin@gmail.com P: +90 544 392 17 11 Corresponding Author ORCID ID: https://orcid.org/0000-0001-8333-0803

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Mental health, hopelessness and quality of life in patients with retinitis pigmentosa

Ömür Günday Toker 1, Erman Şentürk 1, Duygu Akbulut Sağaltıcı 2, Dilek Güven 3, Dilek Sarıkaya 4, Ömer Akil Özer 5

1 Department of Psychiatry, University of Health Sciences, Bagcilar Training and Research Hospital, 2 Department of Ophthalmology, University of Health Sciences, Bagcilar Training and Research Hospital, 3 Department of Ophthalmology, University of Health Sciences, Şişli Etfal Training and Research Hospital, 4 Department of Psychiatry, Faculty of Medicine, Üsküdar University, 5 Department of Psychiatry, University of Health Sciences, Şişli Etfal Training and Research Hospital, İstanbul, Turkey

DOI: 10.4328/ACAM.20943 Received: 2021-11-10 Accepted: 2021-12-21 Published Online: 2021-12-27

Corresponding Author: Erman Şentürk, Mustafa Yaşar Caddesi, Gençosman Mahallesi, No: 5/7, Bağcılar Training and Research Hospital, 34165, İstanbul, Turkey. E-mail: erman.senturk@hotmail.com P: +90 505 212 18 88 / +90 212 440 40 00 F: +90 212 562 69 22 Corresponding Author ORCID ID: https://orcid.org/0000-0001-9208-7905

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Hyperuricemia in psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis

Jinan Q. Mohammed 1, Abdulsatar J. Mathkhor 2

1 Department of Dermatology, 2 Department of Rheumatology, Basrah Teaching Hospital, Basrah, Iraq

DOI: 10.4328/ACAM.20965 Received: 2021-11-22 Accepted: 2021-12-23 Published Online: 2021-12-27

Corresponding Author: Jinan Q. Mohammed, Department of Dermatology, Basrah Teaching Hospital, Basrah, Iraq. E-mail: jinanbubsari@yahoo.com P: +964 780 111 70 39 Corresponding Author ORCID ID: https://orcid.org/0000-0001-9031-4975

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MicroRNA 7 downregulates alpha-synuclein expression: An in vivo study of an early intervention strategy

Fatma Y. Elnozahy 1, Hala M.Abouheif 1, Doaa Abdelmonsif 2-3, Seham Zakaria Nassar 1, Eman El Eter 1

1 Department of Medical Physiology, Faculty of Medicine, 2 Department of Medical Biochemistry, Faculty of Medicine, 3 Center of Excellence for Research In Regenerative Medicine And Application (CERRMA), Alexandria University, Alexandria, Egypt

DOI: 10.4328/ACAM.20975 Received: 2021-11-28 Accepted: 2021-12-29 Published Online: 2022-01-01

Corresponding Author: Fatma Yosry El Nozahy, Department of Physiology, Faculty Of Medicine, Dr. Fahmy Abdel Meguid Street, Mowssat Building El Shatby, Alexandria, 2156, Egypt. E-mail: fatma.yosry@ymail.com P: +20 100 207 08 80 Corresponding Author ORCID ID: https://orcid.org/0000-0001-8924-8376

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Impact of a supervised pulmonary rehabilitation program on postoperative dyspnea in patients undergoing cardiac surgery

Osman Esen 1, Hatice Dilek Özcanoğlu 2

1 Department of Anesthesiology and Reanimation, Vocational School of Health, İstinye University, 2 Department of Anesthesiology and Reanimation, University of Health Sciences, Mehmet Akif Ersoy Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery Training and Research Hospital, İstanbul, Turkey

DOI: 10.4328/ACAM.20969 Received: 2021-11-22 Accepted: 2021-12-22 Published Online: 2022-01-01

Corresponding Author: Osman Esen, Zümrütevler Mah., Handegül Sokak, No:98/16, Maltepe, İstanbul, Turkey. E-mail: drosmanesen@gmail.com P: +90 505 677 13 85 F: +90 216 457 38 00 Corresponding Author ORCID ID: https://orcid.org/0000-0001-6280-5064

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Single center experiences in merkel cell carcinoma and unprecedented presentation

Kayhan Ozdemir 1, Baris Mantoglu 2, Fatih Altintoprak 3, Enes Bas 2, Necattin Firat 3, Ebru Kayra 4, Emre Gonullu 2, Ali Muhtaroglu 5, Erhan Eroz 6

1 Department of General Surgery, Urgup State Hospital, Nevsehir, 2 Department of General Surgery, Sakarya University Training and Research Hospital, Sakarya, 3 Department of General Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, Sakarya University, Sakarya, 4 Department of Pathology, Sakarya University Training and Research Hospital, Sakarya, 5 Department of General Surgery, Igdir State Hospital, Igdir, 6 Department of General Surgery, Toyota State Hospital, Sakarya, Turkey

DOI: 10.4328/ACAM.20950 Received: 2021-11-15 Accepted: 2021-12-31 Published Online: 2022-01-03

Corresponding Author: Kayhan Ozdemir, Department of General Surgery, Urgup State Hospital, Nevsehir, Turkey. E-mail: drkayhan1@gmail.com P: +90 553 380 02 89 F: +90 264 888 40 01 Corresponding Author ORCID ID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-8041-198X

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Does the angle and position of the syndesmosis screw in the axial planaffect the reduction of syndesmosis?

Bekir Karagoz 1, Rıdvan Mete Oral 2, Hasan Bombacı 3

1 Department of Orthopaedics and Traumatology, Adiyaman University Training And Research Hospital, Adıyaman, 2 Department of Orthopaedics and Traumatology, Health Science University, Süreyyapasa Chest Diseases and Thoracic Surgery Training and Research Hospital, Istanbul, 3 Department of Orthopaedics and Traumatology, Health Science University, Haydarpasa Numune Training and Research Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey

DOI: 10.4328/ACAM.20977 Received: 2021-12-01 Accepted: 2022-01-03 Published Online: 2022-01-03

Corresponding Author: Bekir Karagoz, Altınsehir Mahallesi, 3017 Sokak, No:27, Daire No:7, Merkez, Adıyaman, Turkey. E-mail: drbkr71@gmail.com P: +90 545 646 89 14 Corresponding Author ORCID ID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-7447-452X

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Comparison of tap block and epidural block in gynecologic oncology surgeries

Nevin Aydın 1, Osman Esen 2, Hatice Ateş 1

1 Department of Anesthesiology and Reanimation, University of Health Sciences, Kanuni Sultan SüleymanTraining and Research Hospital, 2 Department of Anesthesiology and Reanimation, Vocational School of Health, Istinye University, Istanbul, Turkey

DOI: 10.4328/ACAM.20971 Received: 2021-11-24 Accepted: 2021-12-31 Published Online: 2022-01-07

Corresponding Author: Nevin Aydın, Department of Anaesthesiology and Reanimation, Istanbul Kanuni Sultan Suleyman Training and Research Hospital, Atakent Mah., Turgut Özal Cad., No:1, Küçükçekmece, İstanbul Turkey. E-mail: nevinaydin4334@gmail.com P: +90 212 404 15 00 F: +90 212 571 47 90 Corresponding Author ORCID ID: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-0189-5865

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The effects of midazolam and fentanyl on neonates in elective cesarean section

Asiye Özdemir 1, Abdullah Özdemir 2, Ahmet Şen 3, Nesrin Erciyes 4

1 Department of Anesthesiology and Intensive Care, Ministry of Health Education and Research Hospital, Rize, 2 Department of Anesthesiology, Faculty of Medicine, Recep Tayyip Erdogan University, Rize, 3 Department of Anesthesiology, Faculty of Medicine, Kanuni Training and Research Hospital, Health Sciences University, Trabzon, 4 Deparpment of Anesthesiolog, Faculty of Medicine, Karadeniz Technical University, Trabzon, Turkey

DOI: 10.4328/ACAM.20934 Received: 2021-11-02 Accepted: 2021-12-02 Published Online: 2022-01-10

Corresponding Author: Abdullah Özdemir, Department of Anesthesiology, Faculty of Medicine, Recep Tayyip Erdogan University, Rize, Turkey. E-mail: Abdullah.1565@gmail.com P: +90 505 217 41 67 Corresponding Author ORCID ID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-4778-9622

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Safety of interventional bronchoscopy in elderly patients

Melahat Uzel Şener, Ayperi Öztürk, Aydın Yılmaz

Department of Interventional Pulmonology, University of Health Sciences, Ankara Atatürk Chest Diseases and Thoracic Surgery Training and Research Hospital, Ankara, Turkey

DOI: 10.4328/ACAM.20947 Received: 2021-11-12 Accepted: 2022-01-11 Published Online: 2022-01-13

Corresponding Author: Melahat Uzel Şener, Department of Interventional Pulmonology, University of Health Sciences, Ankara Atatürk Chest Diseases and Thoracic Surgery Training and
Research Hospital, Ankara, Turkey. E-mail: melahatuzeldr@yahoo.com.tr P: +90 505 649 74 38 Corresponding Author ORCID ID: https://orcid.org/0000-0001-8309-9517

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Knowledge and clinical experiences of pediatric dentists and endodontists regarding regenerative endodontic procedures

Pınar Demir 1, Beril Demircan 1, Elçin Tekin Bulut 2, Neslihan Şimşek 2

1 Department of Pediatric Dentistry, 2 Department of Endodontics, Faculty of Dentistry, Inonu University, Malatya, Turkey

DOI: 10.4328/ACAM.20983 Received: 2021-12-03 Accepted: 2022-01-11 Published Online: 2022-01-17

Corresponding Author: Beril Demircan, Department of Pediatric Dentistry, Faculty of Dentistry, Inonu University, Malatya Elazığ Highway, 13. Km, 44280, Malatya, Turkey. E-mail: berildmrcn@gmail.com P: +90 422 341 01 06 / +90 530 874 22 14 F: +90 0422 341 11 07 Corresponding Author ORCID ID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-2865-7843

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Clinical effect of monocyte/high-density lipoprotein ratio on the prediction of bone metastases in patients with prostate cancer

Utku Dönem Gündoğdu 1, Fuzuli Tuğrul 2, Funda Karabağ Çoban 3

1 Department of Medical Oncology, Afyonkarahisar Park Hayat Private Hostipal, Afyonkarahisar, 2 Department of Radiation Oncology, Eskişehir City Hospital, Eskişehir, 3 Department of Molecular Biology and Genetics, Faculty of Science and Literature, Uşak University, Usak, Turkey

DOI: 10.4328/ACAM.20985 Received: 2021-12-03 Accepted: 2022-01-12 Published Online: 2022-01-19

Corresponding Author: Utku Dönem Gündoğdu, Department of Oncology, Private Parkhayat Hospital, 03200, Afyonkarahisar, Turkey. E-mail: dr.utkudonem@gmail.com P: +90 506 505 70 76 Corresponding Author ORCID ID: https://orcid.org/0000-002-3881-5075

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Turkish adaptation of the post-intensive care syndrome questionnaire: A validity and reliability study

 Özlem İbrahimoğlu 1, Sevinç Mersin 2, Eda Polat 3

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

DOI: 10.4328/ACAM.20980 Received: 2021-12-02 Accepted: 2022-01-19 Published Online: 2022-01-20

Corresponding Author: Özlem İbrahimoğlu, Sağlık Bilimleri Fakültesi, İstanbul Medeniyet Üniversitesi, Cevizli Yerleşkesi, 34685, İstanbul, Turkey. E-mail: oogutlu@gmail.com P: +90 0216 280 41 62 F: +90 228 214 13 82 Corresponding Author ORCID ID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-0925-0378

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Investigating thiol/disulfide homeostasis in acute migraine attack with aura

Bahriye Horasanli 1, Merve Aydin 2, Esra Sumlu 3, Zeynep Caliskan Sak 4, Aysun Ozsahin 5, Esra Firat Oguz 6, Ozcan Erel 6

1 Department of Neurology, Faculty of Medicine, KTO Karatay University, Konya, 2 Department of Medical Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine, KTO Karatay University, Konya,3 Department of Pharmacology, Faculty of Medicine, KTO Karatay University, Konya, 4 Department of Physiology, Faculty of Medicine, KTO Karatay University, Konya, 5 Department of Neurology, Konya City Hospital, Konya, 6 Department of Medical Biochemistry, Faculty of Medicine, Yildirim Beyazit University, Ankara, Turkey

DOI: 10.4328/ACAM.21011 Received: 2021-12-20 Accepted: 2022-01-20 Published Online: 2022-01-20

Corresponding Author: Bahriye Horasanli, Department of Neurology, Faculty of Medicine, KTO Karatay University, Konya, 42020, Turkey. E-mail: bahriye.horasanli@karatay.edu.tr P: +90 532 460 90 25 Corresponding Author ORCID ID: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-3142-1011

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Galanin-like peptide and leptin levels in polycystic ovary syndrome patients: A case-control study

Fehmi Unal 1, Osman Oğuz 2

1 Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, 2 Department of Biochemistry, Istanbul Training and Research Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey

DOI: 10.4328/ACAM.20988 Received: 2021-12-10 Accepted: 2022-01-19 Published Online: 2022-01-25

Corresponding Author: Fehmi Unal, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Istanbul Training and Research Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey. E-mail: unal.fehmi@gmail.com P: +90 533 770 43 96 Corresponding Author ORCID ID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-8182-2051

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Microsatellite instability (MSI) in endometrial cancer; frequency and prognostic significance

Alptekin Küçük 1, Hacer Demir 2, Cigdem Ozdemir 3, Ismail Beypinar 4, Meltem Baykara 2, Dagıstan Tolga Arıoz 5

1 Department of Internal Medicine, Afyon Health Sciences University School of Medicine, Afyonkarahisar, 2 Department of Internal Medicine and Medical Oncology, Afyon Health Sciences University School of Medicine, Afyonkarahisar, 3 Department of Pathology, Afyon Health Sciences University School of Medicine, Afyonkarahisar, 4 Department of Internal Medicine and Medical Oncology, Eskişehir City Hospital, Eskişehir, 5 Department of Gynecological Oncology, Afyon Health Sciences University School of Medicine, Afyonkarahisar, Turkey

DOI: 10.4328/ACAM.20995 Received: 2021-12-14 Accepted: 2022-01-17 Published Online: 2022-01-25

Corresponding Author: Hacer Demir, Department of Internal Medicine and Medical Oncology, Afyon Health Sciences University School of Medicine, Afyonkarahisar, Turkey. E-mail: drhacerdemir@gmail.com P: +90 505 504 40 11 Corresponding Author ORCID ID: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-1235-9363

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 Investigation of the effect of Covid-19 on upper extremity trauma

Hasan Atacan Tonak 1, Yener Aydin 2, Mustafa Icen 2, Bahadir Alimoglu 2, Haluk Ozcanli 2

1 Department of Physiotherapy and Rehabilitation, Faculty of Health Sciences, 2 Department of Orthopedics and Traumatology, Faculty of Medicine, Akdeniz University, Antalya, Turkey

DOI: 10.4328/ACAM.20999 Received: 2021-12-15 Accepted: 2022-01-18 Published Online: 2022-01-25

Corresponding Author: Hasan Atacan Tonak, Department of Physiotherapy and Rehabilitation, Faculty of Health Sciences, Akdeniz University, 07058, Campus, Antalya, Turkey. E-mail: atacantonak@hotmail.com P: +90 505 278 22 54 Corresponding Author ORCID ID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-3545-936X

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 Is it possible to evaluate the hypernatremia with ultrasonographic vena cava parameters?

Dilek Atik 1, Basar Cander 3, Emre Gokcen 2, Ramazan Unal 3, Cesareddin Dikmetas 3, Nuray Kılıc 2

1 Department of Emergency Medicine, Karamanoglu Mehmetbey University, Karaman, 2 Department of Emergency Medicine, Yozgat Bozok University, Yozgat, 3 Department of Emergency Medicine, Health Sciences University, Kanuni Sultan Suleyman Research and Training Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey

DOI: 10.4328/ACAM.21012 Received: 2021-12-20 Accepted: 2022-01-21 Published Online: 2022-01-25

Corresponding Author: Dilek Atik, Acil Tıp Ana Bilim Dali, Karamanoglu Mehmetbey Universitesi, İbrahim Öktem Cd., 70100, Karaman, Turkey. E-mail: dr.dilekgok82@hotmail.com P: +90 354 212 44 42 F: +90 354 217 10 72 Corresponding Author ORCID ID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-3270-8711

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Efficacy of shear wave elastography in malignity assessment of thyroid nodules with atypia of undetermined significance and comparison with TI-RADS

Fatma Durmaz 1, Mesut Özgökçe 1, Sercan Özkaçmaz 1, İlyas Dündar 1, Murat Alay 2, Cemil Göya 1, Mehmet Çetin Kotan 3

1 Department of Radiology, 2 Department of Endocrinology and Metabolism, 3 Department of General Surgery, School of Medicine, Van Yuzuncu Yıl University, Van, Turkey

DOI: 10.4328/ACAM.20949 Received: 2021-11-14 Accepted: 2021-12-16 Published Online: 2022-01-25

Corresponding Author: Fatma Durmaz, Department of Radiology, School of Medicine, Van Yuzuncu Yıl University, Van, Turkey. E-mail: dr.fatmadrmz@gmail.com P: +90 432 215 04 70 Corresponding Author ORCID ID: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-3089-7165

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Evaluation of corneal endothelial morphology in type 2 diabetes mellitus with specular microscopy

Murat Serkan Songur 1, Murat Akansel 1, Seray Aslan Bayhan 1, Tekin Yıldırım 2, Hasan Ali Bayhan 1

1 Deparment of Ophthalmology, 2 Deparment of Internal Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Yozgat Bozok University, Yozgat, Turkey

DOI: 10.4328/ACAM.21019 Received: 2021-12-23 Accepted: 2022-01-24 Published Online: 2022-01-25

Corresponding Author: Murat Serkan Songur, Deparment of Ophthalmology, Faculty of Medicine, Yozgat Bozok University, Çapanoğlu Mahellesi, Cemil Çiçek Caddesi, Yozgat, 66100, Turkey. E-mail: mssongur@yahoo.com P: +90 505 798 85 28 F: +90 354 217 10 72 Corresponding Author ORCID ID: https://orcid.org/0000-0001-6234-3680

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Association between NOS3 intron 4 VNTR variant and sports performance

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

1 Department of Coaching Education, Faculty of Sports Science, Ondokuz Mayıs University, Samsun, 2 Department of Medical Genetics, Faculty of Medicine, Hitit University, Çorum 3 Department of Genetics, Faculty of Veterinary, Ondokuz Mayıs University, Samsun, Turkey

DOI: 10.4328/ACAM.20987 Received: 2021-12-09 Accepted: 2022-01-19 Published Online: 2022-01-25

Corresponding Author: Şaban Ünver, Faculty of Sports Sciences, Kurupelit Campus, Ondokuz Mayıs University, Atakum, Samsun, Turkey. E-mail: saban.unver@omu.edu.tr P: +90 506 276 98 51 Corresponding Author ORCID ID: https://orcid.org/0000-0001-7378-596X

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Comparison of glucose concentration stability in serum and plasma tubes

Nilgun Isiksacan 1,2, Pinar Kasapoglu 1, Alev Kural 1, Zeynep Levent Cirakli 1, Munevver Mert 1, Yuksel Gulen Cicek 1, Sehide Baz 1, Duygu Teksoz 1, Sebnem Tekin Neijmann 1

1 Department of Biochemistry, University of Health Sciences, Bakirköy Dr. Sadi Konuk Training and Research Hospital, 2 Department of Immunology, University of Health Sciences, Istanbul, Turkey

DOI: 10.4328/ACAM.20887 Received: 2021-10-07 Accepted: 2022-01-17 Published Online: 2022-01-25

Corresponding Author: Nilgun Isiksacan, Bakirkoy Dr. Sadi Konuk Training and Research Hospital, Zuhuratbaba Mah., Tevfik Saglam Cad., No:11, 34180, Bakirkoy, Istanbul. E-mail: nisiksacan@gmail.com P: +90 532 494 49 95 Corresponding Author ORCID ID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-0230-6500

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The epidemiology of poisoning in emergency department in Turkey

Cüneyt Arıkan, Ejder Saylav Bora, Güner Yurtsever, Osman Sezer Çınaroğlu, Hüseyin Acar, Tutku Duman Şahan, Fatih Esad Topal

Department of Emergency Medicine, İzmir Katip Çelebi University, Atatürk Research And Training Hospital, İzmir, Turkey

DOI: 10.4328/ACAM.20917 Received: 2021-10-23 Accepted: 2021-11-11 Published Online: 2022-01-25

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

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Physiotherapy results of a patient with critical illness polyneuropathy due to COVID-19: A case report

Güzin Kara, Emre Baskan, Aziz Dengiz

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

DOI: 10.4328/ACAM.20811 Received: 2021-08-09 Accepted: 2021-09-15 Published Online: 2021-09-16

Corresponding Author: Güzin Kara, Department of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation, Pamukkale University, Kınıklı Campus, 20070, Denizli, Turkey. E-mail: guzin1196@yahoo.com / gkara@pau.edu.tr P: +90 258 296 42 85 Corresponding Author ORCID ID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-8893-5235

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A novel RYR1 sequence variant in central core disease: A case report

Askeri Türken

Department of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation, Gazi Yaşargil Training and Research Hospital, Diyarbakır, Turkey

DOI: 10.4328/ACAM.20875 Received: 2021-09-28 Accepted: 2021-10-27 Published Online: 2021-11-02

Corresponding Author: Askeri Türken, Gazi Yaşargil Training and Research Hospital, Division of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation, Diyarbakır, Turkey. E-mail: askeriturken@hotmail.com P: +90 532 776 12 40 / +90 412 258 00 60 F: +90 412 258 00 50 Corresponding Author ORCID ID: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-0638-8918

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A rare cause of severe ecchymosis: ‘Diamond-Gardner syndrome’

Hakan Kocoglu, Faruk Karandere, Emine Uzun, Dogancan Akyurek, Betul Erismis, Abdulbaki Kumbasar

Department of Internal Medicine, University of Health Sciences, Bakirkoy Dr. Sadi Konuk Education and Research Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey

DOI: 10.4328/ACAM.20891 Received: 2021-10-09 Accepted: 2021-11-02 Published Online: 2021-11-03

Corresponding Author: Betul Erismis, Zuhuratbaba Mah, Dr. Tevfik Sağlam Cd., No:11, 34147, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Health Sciences, Bakirkoy Dr. Sadi Konuk Education and Research Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey. E-mail: betul_erismis@yahoo.com Corresponding Author ORCID ID: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-2970-2076

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An unexpected circumstance; clozapine-induced amenorrhea: A case report

Aslı Kazğan 1, Sevler Yıldız 2

1 Department of Psychiatry, Ministry Of Health, Siverek State Hospital, Şanlıurfa, 2 Department of Psychiatry, Medical Faculty, University of Binali Yıldırım, Erzincan, Turkey

DOI: 10.4328/ACAM.20522 Received: 2021-02-05 Accepted: 2021-04-08 Published Online: 2021-11-15

Corresponding Author: Aslı Kazğan, Ministry Of Health, Siverek State Hospital, Department of Psychiatry, 63600 Şanlıurfa, Turkey. E-mail: dr.kazgan@hotmail.com P: +90 505 740 33 68 F: +90 414 553 31 95 Corresponding Author ORCID ID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-0312-0476

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Post-COVID-19 fibromyalgia syndrome: A report of two cases

Abdulsatar J. Mathkhor 1, Abdulnasser H. Abdullah 2, Amer S. Khudhairy 3

1 Department of Rheumatology, Basrah Teaching Hospital, 2 Department of Rheumatology, Alsader Teaching Hospital, 3 Department of Rheumatology, Alfayhaa Teaching Hospital, Basrah, Iraq

DOI: 10.4328/ACAM.20973 Received: 2021-11-25 Accepted: 2021-12-29 Published Online: 2022-01-05

Corresponding Author: Abdulsatar J. Mathkhor, Rheumatology unit in Basrah Teaching Hospital, Basrah. Iraq. E-mail: amathkhoor@yahoo.co.uk Corresponding Author ORCID ID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-3413-263X

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A rare complication of inguinal hernia surgery: Iliopsoas hematoma

Murat Kartal, Tolga Kalaycı

Department of General Surgery, Erzurum Regional Education and Research Hospital, Erzurum

DOI: 10.4328/ACAM.20758 Received: 2021-06-23 Accepted: 2021-08-19 Published Online: 2022-01-07

Corresponding Author: Murat Kartal, Erzurum Regional Education and Research Hospital, Erzurum, Turkey. E-mail: m.kartal2587@gmail.com P: +90 507 191 96 09 Corresponding Author ORCID ID: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-1396-5365

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A new technique waiting to improve in the diagnosis of breast cancer: Contrast-enhanced mammography

Deniz Esin Tekcan Şanlı 1, 2, Duzgun Yildirim 3

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

DOI: 10.4328/ACAM.20720 Received: 2021-05-31 Accepted: 2021-08-19 Published Online: 2021-09-24

Corresponding Author: Deniz Esin Tekcan Şanlı, Department of Medical Imaging Techniques, Vocational School of Health Services, Istanbul Rumeli University, Istanbul, Turkey. E-mail: tekcandenizesin@gmail.com P: +90 544 810 44 46 Corresponding Author ORCID ID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-6545-5757

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Different feeding methods for cleft lip and palate-a systematic review

Siraj DAA Khan 1, Ali Hussain Bin Mohammed Almansour 2, Abdullah Mehdi R. Al-Monajam 2, Rayed Saeed Ali Al Mahri 2, Meshari Salem Mahdi Al Mahri 2

1 Department of Pediatric Dentistry, 2 General Dental Practitioner, Faculty of Dentistry, Najran University, Najran, KSA

DOI: 10.4328/ACAM.20904 Received: 2021-10-12 Accepted: 2021-11-04 Published Online: 2021-11-10

Corresponding Author: Siraj DAA Khan, Faculty of Dentistry, Najran University, KSA. E-mail: sdkhan@nu.edu.sa P: +96 617 542 79 60 Corresponding Author ORCID ID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-7015-2232 2 General Dental Practitioner, Faculty of Dentistry, Najran University, Najran, KSA

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