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Role of hematological parameters in the selection of acute appendicitis treatment

Aim: The aim of this study was to compare hematological parameters of patients hospitalized and undertaken operative and non-operative antibiotherapy due to acute appendicitis (AA) in the emergency unit, and to investigate its effect on decision-making for the treatment. Materials and Methods: Files of the patients hospitalized in the emergency unit due to AA within two years were obtained from…

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  • Recieved 2019-12-24
  • Accepted 2020-01-14
  • Published Online 2020-01-23
  • DOI 10.4328/ACAM.20097
  • Author Mehmet Cagri Goktekın, Mustafa Yılmaz, Ahmet Bozdag
  • Identifier Corresponding Author ORCID ID: https://orcid.org/0000-0001-7911-8965
  • How to Cite Mehmet Cagri Goktekın, Mustafa Yılmaz, Ahmet Bozdag. Role of hematological parameters in the selection of acute appendicitis treatment. Ann Clin Anal Med 2019; DOI: 10.4328/ACAM.20097
  • Running Title Comparison of hematological parameters of patients with acute appendicitis
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Determination of cancer antigen-125 level and its association with preeclampsia among Sudanese women

Aim: Cancer antigen 125 (CA-125) is suggested to correlate with preeclampsia. This study aimed to determine the association between CA-125 and preeclampsia in Sudan. Materials and Methods: The study included 40 normotensive women (Control group), and 40 women with preeclampsia, further subdivided into a mild group (n = 23), and severe group (n = 17). Venous blood was taken from…

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  • Recieved 2019-12-02
  • Accepted 2020-01-21
  • Published Online 2020-01-23
  • DOI 10.4328/ACAM.20081
  • Author Amal Alaagib Karrar, Amna O.M.Elzein, Husham O.Elzein
  • Identifier Corresponding Author ORCID ID: https://orcid.org/0000-0001-8517-0348
  • How to Cite Amal Alaagib Karrar, Amna O.M.Elzein, Husham O.Elzein. Determination of cancer antigen-125 level and its association with preeclampsia among Sudanese women. Ann Clin Anal Med 2019; DOI: 10.4328/ACAM.20081
  • Running Title Determination of Cancer antigen-125 level and its association with preeclampsia among Sudanese women
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Approach to angry patients and anger expression styles of emergency medical services professionals

Aim: The aim of this study is to determine the anger and anger expression styles of the emergency medical services (EMS) professionals, to determine whether they see themselves as adequate when working with angry patients or patient relatives, and contribute to the field. Materials and Methods: The sample of the study consisted of 564 people working in Ankara EMS. Demographic…

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  • Recieved 2019-12-11
  • Accepted 2020-01-13
  • Published Online 2020-01-22
  • DOI 10.4328/ACAM.20089
  • Author İshak Şan, Birgül Özkan, Günseli Uzunhasanoğlu
  • Identifier Corresponding Author ORCID ID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-9658-9010
  • How to Cite İshak Şan, Birgül Özkan, Günseli Uzunhasanoğlu. Approach to Angry Patients and Anger Expression Styles of Emergency Medical Services Professionals. Ann Clin Anal Med 2019; DOI: 10.4328/ACAM.20089
  • Running Title Anger and anger expression styles of EMS workers
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Posterior segment eye diseases: prevalence, pattern, and attribution to visual impairment among adult saudi population

To the editor: We read with interest a recent publication in your journal titled “Posterior segment eye diseases: prevalence, pattern, and attribution to visual impairment among adult Saudi population” in the July (2019) edition of your journal [1]. We commend this worthy work and wish to congratulate the authors on the vast study conducted on a very understudied population. However,…

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  • Recieved 2019-12-21
  • Accepted 2020-01-14
  • Published Online 2020-01-22
  • DOI 10.4328/ACAM.20095
  • Author Joyce N Mbekeani, Maaly Abdel Halim Fattah
  • Identifier Corresponding Author ORCID ID: https://orcid.org/ 0000-0002-8801-4110
  • Running Title Neurogenic optic atrophy
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The effect of working time in cold conditions on pain and fibromyalgia syndrome symptoms

Aim: This study aimed to investigate the effect of working time on cold and fibromialgia syndrome symptoms. Material and Methods: The study included 568 individuals with a mean age of 36.9 years. Visual analog scale (VAS), The Revised Fibromyalgia Impact Questionnaire (FIQR) and 2016 Revisions to the 2010/2011 fibromyalgia diagnostic criteria were used for evaluation. The groups were formed as…

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  • Recieved 2019-08-27
  • Accepted 2019-12-13
  • Published Online 2020-01-22
  • DOI 10.4328/ACAM.20054
  • Author Yasin Devran Altuntaş, Tamer Çankaya, Ramazan Kurul, Muhammet Fatih Uysal, Elif Duygu, Gökhan Mehmet Karatay, Fatma Asena Karatay, Barış Alkan
  • Identifier Corresponding Author ORCID ID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-1863-9385
  • How to Cite Yasin Devran Altuntaş, Tamer Çankaya, Ramazan Kurul, Muhammet Fatih Uysal, Elif Duygu, Gökhan Mehmet Karatay, Fatma Asena Karatay, Barış Alkan. The Effect of Working Time in Cold Conditions on Pain And Fibromyalgia Syndrome Symptoms. Ann Clin Anal Med 2019; DOI: 10.4328/ACAM.20054
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Relationship Between Mannose-Binding Lectin and Febrile Neutropenia in Acute Leukemia Patients

Aim: Mannose-binding lectin (MBL) is an important component of the natural immune system. Its low levels have been linked to increased frequency of opportunistic infections. This study aimed to determine the association of serum MBL levels and duration of febrile neutropenia (FN) after cytotoxic chemotherapy in patients with acute leukemia. Material and Methods: Seventy patients aged 15-75 years with acute…

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  • Recieved 2019-12-11
  • Accepted 2020-01-12
  • Published Online 2020-01-20
  • DOI 10.4328/ACAM.20088
  • Author Selcuk Akan, Sule Mine Bakanay, Yusuf Bilen, MD Baran Balcan, Fuat Erdem
  • Identifier Corresponding Author ORCID ID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-5053-6896
  • How to Cite Selcuk Akan, Sule Mine Bakanay, Yusuf Bilen, MD Baran Balcan, Fuat Erdem. Relationship between mannose-binding lectin and febrile neutropenia in acute leukemia patients. Ann Clin Anal Med 2019; DOI: 10.4328/ACAM.20088
  • Running Title Relationship between mannose-binding lectin and febrile neutropenia
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Investigation of Lifestyle Behaviors of Women with and without Stress Urinary Incontinence

Aim: The aim of this study was to compare the lifestyle behaviors of women with and without stress urinary incontinence (SUI), and to investigate the effects of lifestyle behaviors on SUI. Materials and Methods: The study included 30 women who were diagnosed with SUI, 25-50 years old, who agreed to participate in the study voluntarily and 30 healthy women who…

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  • Recieved 2019-12-06
  • Accepted 2020-01-15
  • Published Online 2020-01-20
  • DOI 10.4328/ACAM. 20086
  • Author Gizem Galioğlu Çiftçioğlu, Ayşe Nur Tunalı, Müberra Tanrıverdi
  • Identifier Corresponding Author ORCID ID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-7770-9718
  • How to Cite Gizem Galioğlu Çiftçioğlu, Ayşe Nur Tunalı, Müberra Tanrıverdi. Investigation of Lifestyle Behaviors of Women with and without Stress Urinary Incontinence. Ann Clin Anal Med 2019; DOI: 10.4328/ACAM. 20086
  • Running Title Lifestyle behaviors of women with stress urinary incontinence
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A Description of Bone Density of Osteoporosis Patients with Femoral Neck Fracture

Aim: In this study, we aimed to describe clinical traits and bone density of osteoporosis patients with femoral proximal fractures on the Vietnamese elderly. Materials and Methods: This cross-sectional descriptive study included 152 patients over 65-year-olds with femoral neck fracture treated. Results: Male/female ratio was 0.88, average age was 77.25 ± 8.64 years. Common clinical symptoms were pain or irritation…

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  • Recieved 2020-01-03
  • Accepted 2020-01-17
  • Published Online 2020-01-20
  • DOI 10.4328/ACAM.20104
  • Author Quang-Tri Le, Thanh-Hoang Nguyen
  • Identifier Corresponding Author ORCID ID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-2777-0828
  • How to Cite Thanh-Hoang Nguyen, Quang-Tri Le. A Description of Bone Density of Osteoporosis Patients with Femoral Neck Fracture. Ann Clin Anal Med 2019; DOI: 10.4328/ACAM.20104
  • Running Title Bone Density of Osteoporosis Patients with Femoral Neck Fracture
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The V position versus sitting position in craniotomy cases

Aim: In this study, the researchers aimed to investigate satisfaction of anesthetists with the alternative V position compared to the sitting position in neuroanesthesia, as well as the number of VAE and complications and hemodynamics changes, and compare these results to clinical impact and side effect rates obtained in other studies in the literature still using the sitting position. Material…

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  • Recieved 2019-10-30
  • Accepted 2020-01-08
  • Published Online 2020-01-20
  • DOI 10.4328/ACAM.20069
  • Author Ayşe Mızrak Arslan, Elzem Sen, Merve Esra Kara, Berna Kaya Uğur
  • Identifier Corresponding Author ORCID ID: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-0044-363X
  • How to Cite Ayşe Mızrak Arslan, Elzem Sen, Merve Esra Kara, Berna Kaya Uğur. The V position versus sitting position in craniotomy cases. Ann Clin Anal Med 2019; DOI: 10.4328/ACAM.20069
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Serum levels of apolipoprotein E in colorectal cancer patients and its relationship with the diagnosis of the disease

Aim: The reprogramming of energy metabolism is one of the emerging hallmarks of cancer. Lipid metabolism plays a critical role in the pathogenesis of many diseases including cancer. Colorectal cancer (CRC) is one of the most aggressive tumors and death-related cancers worldwide. Apolipoprotein E (ApoE) is widely involved in the metabolism of many lipids including cholesterol and chylomicron. Therefore, this…

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  • Recieved 2019-12-14
  • Accepted 2020-01-07
  • Published Online 2020-01-20
  • DOI 10.4328/ACAM.20092
  • Author Marwah A. Al-Sahafi, Ayat B. Al-Ghafari, Huda A. Al Doghaither, Ulfat M. Omar, Atlal M. Abusanad, Shadi S. Khayyat, Ekramy M. Elmorsy, Hanaa M. Tashkandi.
  • Identifier Corresponding Author ORCID ID: https://orcid.org/ 0000-0001-9156-4263
  • How to Cite Marwah A. Al-Sahafi, Ayat B. Al-Ghafari, Huda A. Al Doghaither, Ulfat M. Omar, Atlal M. Abusanad, Shadi S. Khayyat, Ekramy M. Elmorsy, Hanaa M. Tashkandi. .Serum levels of apolipoprotein E in colorectal cancer patients and its relationship with the diagnosis of the disease. Ann Clin Anal Med 2019; DOI:10.4328/ACAM.20092
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Assessment of Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) Arthroscopic Reconstruction Using Gracilis and Semitendinosus Tendon Autograft

Aim: The purpose of this study is to examine the clinical features and MRI of ACL rupture and evaluate the results of ACL arthroscopic reconstruction using gracilis and semitendinosus tendon autograft. Materials and Methods: This prospective study included 64 patients with ACL rupture getting ACL arthroscopic reconstruction using gracilis and semitendinosus tendon autograft at 7A Military Hospital (Ho Chi Minh…

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  • Recieved 2019-12-30
  • Accepted 2020-01-09
  • Published Online 2020-01-10
  • DOI 10.4328/ACAM.20101
  • Author Thanh-Hoang Nguyen, Quang-Tri Le
  • Identifier Corresponding Author ORCID ID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-2777-0828
  • How to Cite Thanh-Hoang Nguyen, Quang-Tri Le. Assessment of Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) Arthroscopic Reconstruction Using Gracilis and Semitendinosus Tendon Autograft. Ann Clin Anal Med 2019;DOI: 10.4328/ACAM.20101
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Granulomatosis with Polyangiitis that Presented wıth Hearing Loss: A Case Report

Wegener’s Granulomatosis is an ANCA-associated necrotizing vasculitis characterized by moderate-sized vascular involvement and often affects renal and pulmonary functions. The disease can appear in systemic and localized forms. The patients usually apply with weakness, fever, weight loss, artrhalgia, rhinosinusitis, cough and dyspnea, urinary abnormalities with or without renal failure, neurological abnormalities, these symptoms can all be seen in ANCA associated…

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  • Recieved 2019-12-16
  • Accepted 2020-01-05
  • Published Online 2020-01-08
  • DOI 10.4328/ACAM.20093
  • Author Berkan Karabuğa, Emin Gemcioğlu, Nuran Süngü, Salih Başer
  • Identifier Corresponding Author ORCID ID: https://orcid.org/0000-0001-9751-8452
  • How to Cite Berkan Karabuğa, Emin Gemcioğlu, Nuran Süngü, Salih Başer. Granulomatosis with Polyangiitis that Presented wıth Hearing Loss: A Case Report. Ann Clin Anal Med 2019; DOI: 10.4328/ACAM.20093
  • Running Title Wegener’s Granulomatosis With Hearing Loss
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Magnesium Sulfate and Acute Migraine: A Randomized Clinical Trial

Aim: In the current study we have aimed to evaluate the magnesium sulfate, as an adjuvant treatment, in managing acute migraine. Further knowledge of the migraine pathology elucidates the role of magnesium in the treatment of the disease. Materials and Methods: Patients with migraine referred to Ahvaz Golestan Hospital emergency department were included in this randomized clinical trial. Patients’ characteristics…

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  • Recieved 2019-11-07
  • Accepted 2020-01-05
  • Published Online 2020-01-08
  • DOI 10.4328/ACAM.20072
  • Author Hassan Motamed, Javad Mozafari, Samaneh Porozan, Mojtaba Sasani
  • Identifier Corresponding Author ORCID ID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-8903-7138
  • How to Cite Hassan Motamed, Javad Mozafari, Samaneh Porozan, Mojtaba Sasani. Magnesium Sulfate and Acute Migraine: A Randomized Clinical Trial. Ann Clin Anal Med 2019; DOI: 10.4328/ACAM.20072
  • Running Title Metoclopramide in managing acute migraine
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An Investigation of the Effect of Antioxidant on Biochemical Parameters in ELF-EMF Exposure

Aim: The purpose of our study was to investigate the effect of electromagnetic fields originating from high voltage lines and antioxidant on serum biochemical values of Wistar albino male rats. Material and Methods: A total of 48 rats were included in the study and 3 groups were formed in two different time periods (26/52 days) as follows: Group 1- High…

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  • Recieved 2019-11-20
  • Accepted 2019-12-10
  • Published Online 2019-12-30
  • DOI 10.4328/ACAM.20076
  • Author Mehmet Cihan Yavaş, Mehmet Zülküf Akdağ, Mustafa Salih Çelik, Özkan Görgülü
  • Identifier Corresponding Author ORCID ID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-2923-050X
  • How to Cite Mehmet Cihan Yavaş, Mehmet Zülküf Akdağ, Mustafa Salih Çelik, Özkan Görgülü. An Investigation of the Effect of Antioxidant on Biochemical Parameters in ELF-EMF Exposure. Ann Clin Anal Med 2019; DOI: 10.4328/ACAM.20076
  • Running Title The effect of ELF-EMF on biochemical parameters
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Sepsis-Related Mortality with SOFA and qSOFA in Emergency Department Patients

Aim: Prediction of sepsis-related mortality in the emergency department (ED) is important. In this study, we aimed to assess the predictive power of the newly defined scoring systems in sepsis-related mortality and reduce it in the ED. Materials and Methods: A prospective cohort study was conducted on a sample of patients who presented to the ED with sepsis. Patients aged…

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  • Recieved 2019-11-23
  • Accepted 2019-12-23
  • Published Online 2019-12-28
  • DOI 10.4328/ACAM.20079
  • Author Bedriye Müge Sönmez, Aysel Kocagül Çelikbaş
  • Identifier Corresponding Author ORCID ID: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-3970-8922
  • How to Cite Bedriye Müge Sönmez, Aysel Kocagül Çelikbaş. Sepsis-Related Mortality with SOFA and qSOFA in Emergency Department Patients. Ann Clin Anal Med 2019; DOI: 10.4328/ACAM.20079
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Antibiotic resistance rates in Enterococcus spp. in Turkey; a meta-analysis research

Aim: Inappropriate use of antibiotics cause resistance to vancomycin (VAN) and other antibiotics, and infections with resistant enterococci have high mortality. The aim of this study is to reveal the resistance rate of enterococci in Turkey to VAN and the other antibiotics at antibiotic stewardship program by meta-analysis of the studies from various regions in Turkey. Material and Methods: The…

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  • Recieved 24.07.2019
  • Accepted 20.08.2019
  • Published Online 04.09.2019
  • Printed 2020-06-01
  • DOI 10.4328/ACAM.20047
  • Author Riza Aytac Cetinkaya, Ercan Yenilmez, Lutfiye Mulazimoglu
  • Identifier Corresponding Author ORCID ID: https://orcid.org/ 0000-0002-5676-9527
  • How to Cite Riza Aytac Cetinkaya, Ercan Yenilmez, Lutfiye Mulazimoglu. Antibiotic resistance rates in Enterococcus spp. in Turkey; a meta-analysis research.
  • Running Title Meta-analysis of resistance in enterococci in Turkey
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Postoperative analgesic efficacy of ketamine added to bupivacaine in ultrasound guided transversus abdominis plane block for laparoscopic cholecystectomy

Aim: The aim of this study was to evaluate the efficacy of bupivacaine versus bupivacaine plus ketamine provided by Transversus Abdominis Plane (TAP) block for postoperative pain after elective laparoscopic cholecystectomy. Material and Method: A total of 120 patients were included in the study. The patients in Group B (n=60) received ultrasonography-guided bilateral subcostal TAP block with 20 ml of…

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  • Recieved 22.01.2019
  • Accepted 21.02.2019
  • Published Online 28.02.2019
  • Printed 01.07.2019
  • DOI 10.4328/ACAM.6183
  • Author Demet Ozer, Derya Karasu, Canan Yilmaz, Seyda Efsun Ozgunay, Zeynep Tabur, Mine Akoz, Gulsen Korfali
  • Identifier DOI: 10.4328/ACAM.6183
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  • How to Cite Ann Clin Anal Med 2019; DOI:10.4328/ACAM.6183
  • Running Title Transversus abdominis plane block
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The factors affecting on adverse gestational outcome in obese patients having gestational diabetes treated via diet and/or insulin regimens

Aim: In this study, we aimed to examine the factors affecting on adverse gestational outcome, in gestational diabetes (GDM) patients, who were grouped as obese and normal- weight, having only-diet, or insulin treatments. Material and Method: The study included 373 patients, treated with diet or insulin. These patients were sub-grouped as obese and non- obese, and examined retrospectively. The variables…

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  • Recieved 25.12.2018
  • Accepted 07.02.2019
  • Published Online 11.02.2019
  • Printed 11.02.2019
  • DOI 10.4328/ACAM.6143
  • Author Sibel Ozler, Efser Oztas, Basak Gumus Guler, Mesut Alcı, Ali Turhan Caglar, Nuri Danısman
  • Identifier DOI: 10.4328/ACAM.6143
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  • How to Cite Ozler S, Oztas E, Guler BG, Alcı M, Caglar AT, Danısman N. The factors affecting on adverse gestational outcome in obese patients having gestational diabetes treated via diet and/or insulin regimens. Ann Clin Anal Med 2019; DOI: 10.4328/ ACAM.6143.
  • Running Title Adverse gestational outcome in obese GDM patients
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