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Caries vaccine: A narrative review

Streptococcus mutans is the microorganism that is responsible for dental caries. A vaccine targeted at this microorganism could be beneficial to prevent dental caries. Even after various researches, successful immunization against dental caries remains an object yet to be achieved. The aim of the present narrative review to discuss various aspects of the dental caries vaccine.

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  • Recieved 2020-11-30
  • Accepted 2021-01-12
  • Published Online 2021-01-23
  • DOI 10.4328/ACAM.20419
  • Author Siraj DAA Khan, Anwar Alhazmi, Yousef Almordef, Abdullah Almerdef, Mesfer Alshehri, Amjad AJ Maghfory
  • Identifier Corresponding Author ORCID ID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-7015-2232
  • How to Cite Siraj DAA Khan, Anwar Alhazmi, Yousef Almordef, Abdullah Almerdef, Mesfer Alshehri, Amjad AJ Maghfory. Caries vaccine: A narrative review. Ann Clin Anal Med 2021; DOI: 10.4328/ACAM.20419
  • Running Title Caries vaccine
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COVID-19 and the risk to health care workers: Is it possible to prevent nosocomial transmission?

Aim: Health employees are the key point in the struggle against the disease and in-hospital transmission during the 2019 coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic. Hospital contamination poses a serious risk for both healthcare personnel and social transmission. In our study, we aimed to evaluate the COVID-19 positivity and prevention strategies in healthcare personnel. Materials and Methods: The SARS-CoV-2 PCR results examined…

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  • Recieved 2020-10-05
  • Accepted 2021-01-14
  • Published Online 2021-01-23
  • DOI 10.4328/ACAM.20359
  • Author Arzu Altunçekiç Yıldırım, Celali Kurt, Ali Aygün, Yeliz Çetinkol, Şükran Kaygısız, Hakan Timur
  • Identifier Corresponding Author ORCID ID: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-1141-9838
  • How to Cite Arzu Altunçekiç Yıldırım, Celali Kurt, Ali Aygün, Yeliz Çetinkol, Şükran Kaygısız, Hakan Timur. COVID-19 and the risk to health care workers: Is it possible to prevent nosocomial transmission? Ann Clin Anal Med 2021; DOI: 10.4328/ACAM.20359
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Comparison of different anesthetic techniques used for geriatric patients who underwent TUR-P operation: A single-center experience

Aim: In this study, we aimed to investigate impacts that affect intensive care unit admission, mortality, and cost according to demographic and clinical parameters of patients, and different anesthetic techniques performed in patients who underwent TUR-P operation. Material and Methods: The data of 234 patients aged 60 years and older who underwent TUR-P operations were evaluated retrospectively. The patients were…

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  • Recieved 2020-11-27
  • Accepted 2021-01-12
  • Published Online 2021-01-22
  • DOI 10.4328/ACAM.20414
  • Author Ozge Gozcu, Elzem Sen, Haluk Sen, Omer Bayrak
  • Identifier Corresponding Author ORCID ID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-2608-0008
  • How to Cite Ozge Gozcu, Elzem Sen, Haluk Sen, Omer Bayrak. Comparison of different anesthetic techniques used for geriatric patients who underwent TUR-P operation: A single-center experience. Ann Clin Anal Med 2021; DOI: 10.4328/ACAM.20414
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Association of new coronavirus (COVID-19) with hand hygiene score

Aim: In this study, we aimed to investigate the interaction between the COVID-19 pandemic and hand hygiene. Material and Methods: This study was planned as a descriptive cross-sectional involving 856 people living in Turkey between March 22 and April 5, 2020. The difference-in-differences-type design was used to investigate the effect of COVID-19 disease on hand hygiene. Results: Accordingly, the participants’…

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  • Recieved 2020-11-24
  • Accepted 2020-12-26
  • Published Online 2021-01-19
  • DOI 10.4328/ACAM.20412
  • Author Haşim Çapar, Fadime Çınar
  • Identifier Corresponding Author ORCID ID: https://orcid.org/0000-0001-7056-7879
  • How to Cite Haşim Çapar, Fadime Çınar. Association of new coronavirus (COVID-19) with hand hygiene score. Ann Clin Anal Med 2021; DOI: 10.4328/ACAM.20412
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Is sternum fracture a concerning clinical situation?

Aim: In this study, it was aimed to investigate the demographic characteristics of the patients diagnosed with sternum fracture (SF) admitted to our hospital in the last year, the treatments applied, and the etiological factors causing SF. Material and Methods: Fifty-six patients diagnosed with SF as a result of blunt trauma were retrospectively analyzed. Only cases with blunt trauma and…

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  • Recieved 2020-12-31
  • Accepted 2021-01-14
  • Published Online 2021-01-19
  • DOI 10.4328/ACAM.20461
  • Author Özlem Güler, Fatoş Kozanlı
  • Identifier Corresponding Author ORCID ID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-1444-7730
  • How to Cite Özlem Güler, Fatoş Kozanlı. Is sternum fracture a concerning clinical situation? Ann Clin Anal Med 2021; DOI: 10.4328/ACAM.20461
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The accuracy of different generation intraocular lens power formulas in eyes with axial length less than 22 millimeter

Aim: In this study, we aimed to investigate the accurate formulas for eyes with axial length (AL) less than 22 millimeters among usually used six intraocular lens (IOL) calculation formulas. Material and Methods: This retrospective study included 137 eyes with short ALs below 22 mm of 122 patients who underwent phacoemulsification surgery with the same type of IOL implantation. The…

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  • Recieved 2020-11-29
  • Accepted 2021-01-06
  • Published Online 2021-01-18
  • DOI 10.4328/ACAM.20418
  • Author Aydin Yıldız, Sedat Arıkan
  • Identifier Corresponding Author ORCID ID: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-0396-5900
  • How to Cite Aydin Yıldız, Sedat Arıkan. The accuracy of different generation intraocular lens power formulas in eyes with axial length less than 22 millimeter. Ann Clin Anal Med 2021; DOI: 10.4328/ACAM.20418
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Determination of kidney stone prevalence in Sivas city center: A retrospective research

Aim: In this study, it was aimed to determine the prevalence of urinary stone disease (USD) in the center of Sivas based on data from patients who were diagnosed with USD at the urology clinic of the hospitals in Sivas center. Material and Methods: This is a retrospective study. The records of the patients who applied to the Urology Department…

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  • Recieved 2020-12-03
  • Accepted 2021-01-06
  • Published Online 2021-01-18
  • DOI 10.4328/ACAM.20422
  • Author Hüseyin Saygın, Ziynet Çınar, Abuzer Öztürk, Emre Kıraç, Ismail Emre Ergin, Arslan Fatih Velibeyoğlu, Esat Korgalı
  • Identifier Corresponding Author ORCID ID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-6875-0882
  • How to Cite Hüseyin Saygın, Ziynet Çınar, Abuzer Öztürk, Emre Kıraç, Ismail Emre Ergin, Arslan Fatih Velibeyoğlu, Esat Korgalı. Determination of kidney stone prevalence in Sivas city center: A retrospective research. Ann Clin Anal Med 2021; DOI: 10.4328/ACAM.20422
  • Running Title Frequency of urinary system stone disease in Sivas
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Augmentation of cerclage wire strength with a basic knot technique: A biomechanical study

Aim: Loosing of cerclage wire is a common problem in the fixation of fractures and alternative techniques are required to provide more strength cable systems. The aim of this study was to evaluate the benefit of an additional knot to the cable system to increase durability and strength of wire Material and Methods: Twelve artificial bone fragments were bisected thoroughly…

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  • Recieved 2020-12-26
  • Accepted 2021-01-11
  • Published Online 2021-01-15
  • DOI 10.4328/ACAM.20456
  • Author Ertuğrul Şahin, Ahmet Karakaşlı, Bora Uzun, Hasan Havıtçıoğlu
  • Identifier Corresponding Author ORCID ID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-8509-3570
  • How to Cite Ertuğrul Şahin, Ahmet Karakaşlı, Bora Uzun, Hasan Havıtçıoğlu. Augmentation of cerclage wire strength with a basic knot technique: A biomechanical study. Ann Clin Anal Med 2021; DOI: 10.4328/ACAM.20456
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Are preoperative hematologic parameters predictive of intraoperative bleeding in orthognathic surgery?

Aim: Orthognathic surgery is performed to correct dentofacial abnormalities and is generally known as a safe procedure with minimal bleeding. The purpose of this study was to evaluate whether the preoperative hematological parameters help predict intraoperative bleeding in orthognathic surgery. Material and Methods: This retrospective study was performed with patients who underwent orthognathic surgery. Patients records were evaluated in terms…

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  • Recieved 2020-11-24
  • Accepted 2021-01-06
  • Published Online 2021-01-15
  • DOI 10.4328/ACAM.20410
  • Author Dilek Günay Canpolat, Halis Ali Çolpak, Nukhet Kutuk, Alper Alkan
  • Identifier Corresponding Author ORCID ID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-8985-6918
  • How to Cite Dilek Günay Canpolat, Halis Ali Çolpak, Nukhet Kutuk, Alper Alkan. Are preoperative hematologic parameters predictive of intraoperative bleeding in orthognathic surgery? Ann Clin Anal Med 2021; DOI: 10.4328/ACAM.20410
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Oxidative stress in healthy individuals; circadian rhythm of thiol-disulfide balance

Aim: The dynamic thiol-disulfide balance plays a critical role in the healthy functioning of the organism. The most important role of this system is participation in the cell’s antioxidant defense. The hormone melatonin hormone has a circadian rhythm. It is not known whether the balance of thiol-disulfide shows secretion like melatonin throughout the day. This study examined the circadian rhythm…

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  • Recieved 2020-12-06
  • Accepted 2021-01-05
  • Published Online 2021-01-12
  • DOI 10.4328/ACAM.20430
  • Author Kader Zeybek Aydogan, Nuray Yilmaz Cakmak , Bulent Yalcin
  • Identifier Corresponding Author ORCID ID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-9331-9349
  • How to Cite Kader Zeybek Aydogan, Nuray Yilmaz Cakmak , Bulent Yalcin. Oxidative stress in healthy individuals; circadian rhythm of thiol-disulfide balance. Ann Clin Anal Med 2021; DOI: 10.4328/ACAM.20430
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Capecitabine suppresses seizure activity in rats with pentylenetetrazol-induced epilepsy

Aim: Capecitabine was developed as a pro-drug of 5-FU. Epilepsy is a common and often debilitating neurological disease that is characterized by recurrent spontaneous seizures arising from abnormal electrical activity in the brain. The mechanism of the excitatory properties of folates is uncertain, but there is some evidence that they may act by blocking or reversing GABA-mediated inhibition. Material and…

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  • Recieved 2020-11-16
  • Accepted 2020-12-20
  • Published Online 2021-01-11
  • DOI 10.4328/ACAM.20407
  • Author Ejder Saylav Bora, Halil Taşkaynatan, Mümin Alper Erdoğan, Özüm Atasoy, Oytun Erbaş
  • Identifier Corresponding Author ORCID ID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-2448-2337
  • How to Cite Ejder Saylav Bora, Halil Taşkaynatan, Mümin Alper Erdoğan, Özüm Atasoy, Oytun Erbaş. Capecitabine suppresses seizure activity in rats with pentylenetetrazol-induced epilepsy. Ann Clin Anal Med 2021; DOI: 10.4328/ACAM.20407
  • Running Title Effects of Capecitabine on seizures
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Capecitabine suppresses seizure activity in rats with pentylenetetrazol-induced epilepsy

Aim: Capecitabine was developed as a pro-drug of 5-FU. Epilepsy is a common and often debilitating neurological disease that is characterized by recurrent spontaneous seizures arising from abnormal electrical activity in the brain. The mechanism of the excitatory properties of folates is uncertain, but there is some evidence that they may act by blocking or reversing GABA-mediated inhibition. Material and…

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  • Recieved 2020-11-16
  • Accepted 2020-12-20
  • Published Online 2021-01-11
  • DOI 10.4328/ACAM.20407
  • Author Ejder Saylav Bora, Halil Taşkaynatan, Mümin Alper Erdoğan, Özüm Atasoy, Oytun Erbaş
  • Identifier Corresponding Author ORCID ID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-2448-2337
  • How to Cite Ejder Saylav Bora, Halil Taşkaynatan, Mümin Alper Erdoğan, Özüm Atasoy, Oytun Erbaş. Capecitabine suppresses seizure activity in rats with pentylenetetrazol-induced epilepsy. Ann Clin Anal Med 2021; DOI: 10.4328/ACAM.20407
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Antiepileptic activity of Essential Oil isolated from Commiphora Myrrha resin and its effect on brain GABA level

Aim: The present study was undertaken to investigate the antiepileptic activity of the essential oil of the Oleo-gum-resin obtained from Commiphora Myrrha (CM) resins. Material and Methods: The essential oil from Commiphora Myrrha (EOCM) was isolated using the Clevenger apparatus. The anticonvulsant effect was examined against pentylenetetrazole (PTZ), strychnine, and maximal-electroshock (MES)-induced acute convulsions in mice. Flumazenil and diazepam were…

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  • Recieved 2020-11-21
  • Accepted 2020-12-23
  • Published Online 2021-01-08
  • DOI 10.4328/ACAM.20409
  • Author Bader Alsuwayt, Vijay Chidrawar
  • Identifier Corresponding Author ORCID ID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-3435-7994
  • How to Cite Bader Alsuwayt, Vijay Chidrawar. Antiepileptic activity of Essential Oil isolated from Commiphora Myrrha resin and its effect on brain GABA level. Ann Clin Anal Med 2021; DOI: 10.4328/ACAM.20409
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The biomechanical comparison of screw fixation and cross pinning methods in salter harris type 2 distal femoral fractures using the finite element method

Aim: The most common type of distal femur physis fractures is Salter-Harris type 2 (SH type 2). These fractures have high complication rates and can cause a significant loss of function. Anatomical reduction is important in treatment. In this study, we aimed to compare two methods commonly used in SH type 2 fractures, cross pinning, and two parallel screw fixation…

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  • Recieved 2020-11-28
  • Accepted 2020-12-27
  • Published Online 2021-01-07
  • DOI 10.4328/ACAM.20415
  • Author Kerim Öner, Alaettin Özer, Ahmet Emre Paksoy
  • Identifier Corresponding Author ORCID ID: https://orcid.org/0000-0001-8415-1057
  • How to Cite Kerim Öner, Alaettin Özer, Ahmet Emre Paksoy. The biomechanical comparison of screw fixation and cross pinning methods in salter harris type 2 distal femoral fractures using the finite element method. Ann Clin Anal Med 2021; DOI: 10.4328/ACAM.20415
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Effect of precautionary and normalization steps on course of COVID-19 pandemic in Turkey

Aim: The COVID-19 pandemic began in China and has now spread across the whole world, and many countries such as Turkey are still fighting against this pandemic. The aim of this study was to investigate the impact of precautionary and normalization steps taken by the Turkish government on the number of confirmed cases, current cases, and deaths due to the…

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  • Recieved 2020-11-26
  • Accepted 2020-12-26
  • Published Online 2021-01-07
  • DOI 10.4328/ACAM.20413
  • Author Sedat Bostan, Gokhan Agac, Saime Şahinöz
  • Identifier Corresponding Author ORCID ID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-4753-4689
  • How to Cite Sedat Bostan, Gokhan Agac, Saime Şahinöz. Effect of precautionary and normalization steps on course of COVID-19 pandemic in Turkey. Ann Clin Anal Med 2021; DOI: 10.4328/ACAM.20413
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Renal leiomyosarcoma: A rare entity

Renal leiomyosarcoma is one of the rare tumors. It constitutes only 0.5% of all primary renal malignancies. It accounts for 50-60% of primary renal sarcomas. The majority of cases are adults, and their mean age is 58 years. Renal leiomyosarcomas originate from the renal capsule, pelvis renalis, calyces, and vascular smooth muscles. These tumors have a poor prognosis, and surgery…

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  • Recieved 2020-06-30
  • Accepted 2020-12-23
  • Published Online 2021-01-05
  • DOI 10.4328/ACAM.20263
  • Author Arzu Erdem Taşdemir, İpek Özer, Hatice Karaman
  • Identifier Corresponding Author ORCID ID: https://orcid.org/0000000251836663
  • How to Cite Arzu Erdem Taşdemir, İpek Özer, Hatice Karaman. Renal leiomyosarcoma: A rare entity. Ann Clin Anal Med 2021; DOI: 10.4328/ACAM.20263
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Determination of maternal lipid peroxidation and antioxidant activities in term and preterm birth in different weeks

Aim: It has been suggested that oxidative stress may be associated with various pregnancy complications, including preterm birth (PTB). However, the role of oxidative stress in preterm births and its effects on the pregnancy process are not conclusive. Material and Method: In this study, oxidative stress parameters were investigated in maternal blood samples who delivered at preterm and term. One…

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  • Recieved 2020-11-14
  • Accepted 2020-12-21
  • Published Online 2021-01-05
  • DOI 10.4328/ACAM.20402
  • Author Ayse Arslan, Kazım Uckan, Kasım Turan, Halit Demir, Canan Demir
  • Identifier Corresponding Author ORCID ID: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-3876-8376
  • How to Cite Ayse Arslan, Kazım Uckan, Kasım Turan, Halit Demir, Canan Demir. Determination of maternal lipid peroxidation and antioxidant activities in term and preterm birth in different weeks. Ann Clin Anal Med 2021; DOI: 10.4328/ACAM.20402
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Isoniazid treatment in children and comparison of tuberculin skin test values before and after treatment

Aim: In this study, it was aimed to evaluate the six-month isoniazid treatment and to compare Tuberculin Skin Test values before and after treatment in children with tuberculosis contact and latent tuberculosis infection. Material and Method: The study included children older than 1 month and younger than 18 years of age who were started on isoniazid prophylaxis. In the treatment…

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  • Recieved 2020-09-07
  • Accepted 2020-12-14
  • Published Online 2021-01-04
  • DOI 10.4328/ACAM.20334
  • Author Özlem Özgür Gündeşlioğlu, Gönül Tanır
  • Identifier Corresponding Author ORCID ID: https://orcid.org/000-0003-2202-7645
  • How to Cite Özlem Özgür Gündeşlioğlu, Gönül Tanır. Isoniazid treatment in children and comparison of tuberculin skin test values before and after treatment. Ann Clin Anal Med 2021; DOI: 10.4328/ACAM.20334
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Markers predicting critical illness and mortality in COVID-19 patients: A multi-centre retrospective study

Aim: In this study, we aimed to investigate early predictors of critical illness and mortality in patients with coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) based on clinical, biochemical, radiological, and epidemiological findings. Materials and Methods: This multi-center, retrospective study was conducted in three centers and included a total of 206 confirmed COVID-19 cases using reverse transcription-polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR). Data of survivors…

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  • Recieved 2020-11-15
  • Accepted 2020-12-13
  • Published Online 2021-01-03
  • DOI 10.4328/ACAM.20404
  • Author Tahsin Karaaslan, Cumali Karatoprak, Esra Karaaslan, Gulsah Sasak Kuzgun, Mehmet Gunduz, Abdusselam Sekerci, Banu Buyukaydin, Sabahat Alisir Ecder
  • Identifier Corresponding Author ORCID ID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-1529-1790
  • How to Cite Tahsin Karaaslan, Cumali Karatoprak, Esra Karaaslan, Gulsah Sasak Kuzgun, Mehmet Gunduz, Abdusselam Sekerci, Banu Buyukaydin, Sabahat Alisir Ecder. Markers predicting critical illness and mortality in COVID-19 patients: A multi-centre retrospective study. Ann Clin Anal Med 2021; DOI: 10.4328/ACAM.20404
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Thiol/Disulfide homeostasis in childhood chronic kidney disease

Aim: The pathogenesis of chronic kidney disease (CKD) remains unknown, but an imbalance between the oxidant and antioxidant defense systems may be a potent trigger of adverse effects in chronic kidney disease (CKD) patients. Measuring thiols in plasma offers an indirect marker of antioxidative defence. This study aimed to determine thiol/disulfide homeostasis as a new indicator of oxidant and antioxidant…

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  • Recieved 2020-11-12
  • Accepted 2020-12-13
  • Published Online 2021-01-01
  • DOI 10.4328/ACAM.20400
  • Author Fatma Yazılıtaş, Fatma Zehra Oztek Celebi, Sare Gülfem Özlü, Mehmet Bülbül, Evrim Kargın Çakıcı, Fehime Kara Eroğlu, Gökçe Can, Tülin Güngör, Özcan Erel, Murat Alışık, Özlem Aydoğ
  • Identifier Corresponding Author ORCID ID: https://orcid.org/0000-0001-6483-8978
  • How to Cite Fatma Yazılıtaş, Fatma Zehra Oztek Celebi, Sare Gülfem Özlü, Mehmet Bülbül, Evrim Kargın Çakıcı, Fehime Kara Eroğlu, Gökçe Can, Tülin Güngör, Özcan Erel, Murat Alışık, Özlem Aydoğ. Thiol/Disulfide homeostasis in childhood chronic kidney disease. Ann Clin Anal Med 2020; DOI: 10.4328/ACAM.20400
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Clinical reliability and cost analysis of using petroleum jelly creams versus water-based gels for urethral catheterization

Aim: Lubricants applied to the urethra prior to using the urethral catheter increase patient comfort and ease of operation. Different combinations of water-based lubricants are widely used in medicine. Combinations of fusidic acid and petroleum jelly creams and ointments are also used in the clinical routine for lubrication. In this study, we compared the use of a lidocaine gel (Cathejell®)…

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  • Recieved 2020-11-11
  • Accepted 2020-12-13
  • Published Online 2020-12-28
  • DOI 10.4328/ACAM.20397
  • Author Mehmet Caniklioğlu, Ünal Öztekin, Sercan Sarı, Volkan Selmi, Emin Gürtan, Levent Işıkay
  • Identifier Corresponding Author ORCID ID: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-2216-5677
  • How to Cite Mehmet Caniklioğlu, Ünal Öztekin, Sercan Sarı, Volkan Selmi, Emin Gürtan, Levent Işıkay. Clinical reliability and cost analysis of using petroleum jelly creams versus water-based gels for urethral catheterization. Ann Clin Anal Med 2020; DOI: 10.4328/ACAM.20397
  • Running Title Clinical reliability of urethral lubricants
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Giant prostatic urethral stones in a young patient

Giant prostatic urethral stones have been reported as a very rare entity, and the etiology of these stones is not clear. Here we report a case of a 44-year-old man with giant multiple prostatic urethral stones presented with voiding difficulty and recurrent urinary tract infections. A big stone in the right cavity was observed endoscopically, some of them protruding into…

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  • Recieved 2020-11-06
  • Accepted 2020-12-14
  • Published Online 2020-12-27
  • DOI 10.4328/ACAM.20394
  • Author Aydemir Asdemir, Esat Korgali, Huseyin Saygin, Tugba Yildiz Asdemir
  • Identifier Corresponding Author ORCID ID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-9141-6727
  • How to Cite Aydemir Asdemir, Esat Korgali, Huseyin Saygin, Tugba Yildiz Asdemir. Giant prostatic urethral stones in a young patient. Ann Clin Anal Med 2020; DOI: 10.4328/ACAM.20394
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COVID 19: A global health problem from the perspective of obstetricians

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  • Recieved 2020-11-16
  • Accepted 2020-12-14
  • Published Online 2020-12-23
  • DOI 10.4328/ACAM.20406
  • Author Harun Egemen Tolunay, Erol Nadi Varlı, Özgür Arat
  • Identifier Corresponding Author ORCID ID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-8922-4400
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Endoscopically detected multicentric squamous cell carcinoma of the esophagus; Case presentation and literature review

Esophageal cancer is the 8th most common cancer worldwide and the 6th most common cause of cancer-related deaths. In general, the majority of esophageal cancer cases are more common in underdeveloped regions and are more common in males than females. Esophageal squamous cell carcinoma (ESCC) tends to occur in the proximal and middle esophagus and is the dominant sub-type worldwide,…

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  • Recieved 2020-10-29
  • Accepted 2020-12-14
  • Published Online 2020-12-23
  • DOI 10.4328/ACAM.20387
  • Author Serkan Yalaki, Hüseyin Pülat, Oktay Karaköse, Serdar Şenol
  • Identifier Corresponding Author ORCID ID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-2429-3915
  • How to Cite Serkan Yalaki, Hüseyin Pülat, Oktay Karaköse, Serdar Şenol. Endoscopically detected multicentric squamous cell carcinoma of the esophagus; Case presentation and literature review. Ann Clin Anal Med 2020; DOI: 10.4328/ACAM.20387
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Misuse of inhaler devices and associated factors in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease patients

Aim: Inhaler device misuse is a common problem in the management of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD). In this study, we aimed to evaluate the incorrect use of inhaler devices and associated factors in patients with COPD. Material and Methods: A total of 75 patients with the diagnosis of COPD were randomized. Demographic characteristics, type of device used, satisfaction with…

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  • Recieved 2020-10-06
  • Accepted 2020-12-09
  • Published Online 2020-12-23
  • DOI 10.4328/ACAM.20354
  • Author Serhat Seker, Suat Konuk, Emine Ozsari, Tuncer Tug
  • Identifier Corresponding Author ORCID ID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-8240-4775
  • How to Cite Serhat Seker, Suat Konuk, Emine Ozsari, Tuncer Tug. Misuse of inhaler devices and associated factors in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease patients. Ann Clin Anal Med 2020; DOI: 10.4328/ACAM.20354
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Percutaneous cholecystostomy for management of acute cholecystitis in severely ill patients

Aim: In this study, we aimed to determine the therapeutic efficacy of percutaneous cholecystostomy (PC) in critically ill patients with an APACHE II score greater than or equal to 12 in the management of acute cholecystitis (AC) compared to conservative treatment. Material and Methods: Clinical data from January 2007 to June 2020 of 132 and 125 patients managed by PC…

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  • Recieved 2020-11-12
  • Accepted 2020-12-11
  • Published Online 2020-12-21
  • DOI 10.4328/ACAM.20399
  • Author Oğuzhan Özdemir, Volkan Kızılgöz, Türkhun Çetin, Doğan Gönüllü
  • Identifier Corresponding Author ORCID ID: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-3450-711X
  • How to Cite Oğuzhan Özdemir, Volkan Kızılgöz, Türkhun Çetin, Doğan Gönüllü. Percutaneous cholecystostomy for management of acute cholecystitis in severely ill patients. Ann Clin Anal Med 2020; DOI: 10.4328/ACAM.20399
  • Running Title Percutaneus cholecystostomy in acute cholecystitis
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Opinions and attitudes of the local people towards family planning: Nyala/Sudan example

Aim: Family planning (FP) is an application that enables individuals to avoid unplanned pregnancy, arrange the time between pregnancies, and have a baby anytime they want and the childless individuals to have a baby. The purpose of the study is to identify the opinions and attitudes of married male and females in the Nyala region in Sudan towards FP methods…

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  • Recieved 2020-11-10
  • Accepted 2020-12-09
  • Published Online 2020-12-20
  • DOI 10.4328/ACAM.20396
  • Author Metin Ocak, Elif Esra Özmen
  • Identifier Corresponding Author ORCID ID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-9978-0216
  • How to Cite Metin Ocak, Elif Esra Özmen. Opinions and attitudes of the local people towards family planning: Nyala/Sudan example. Ann Clin Anal Med 2020; DOI: 10.4328/ACAM.20396
  • Running Title Attitudes and behaviors of sudanese about family planning in Nyala region
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