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Waterpipe smoking among university students: Prevalence and association with mental health, risky health behaviors and psychosocial factors

Aim: Waterpipe contributes significantly to the tobacco epidemic, especially among youth. The aim of this study is to investigate the prevalence of waterpipe smoking and its association with mental health, risky health behaviours and psychosocial factors in university students. Materials and Methods: An online survey was applied to students of Çanakkale Onsekiz Mart University. In total, 4430 (15.49%) of 28582…

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  • Recieved 2020-09-09
  • Accepted 2020-10-15
  • Published Online 2020-10-20
  • DOI 10.4328/ACAM.20338
  • Author Mehmet Göktuğ Kılınçarslan, Erkan Melih Şahin, Demet Güleç-Öyekçin
  • Identifier Corresponding Author ORCID ID: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-1520-8464
  • How to Cite Mehmet Göktuğ Kılınçarslan, Erkan Melih Şahin, Demet Güleç-Öyekçin. Waterpipe smoking among university students: Prevalence and association with mental health, risky health behaviors and psychosocial factors. Ann Clin Anal Med 2020; DOI: 10.4328/ACAM.20338
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Evaluation of knowledge, attitude and awareness of medical faculty students about human papilloma virus

Aim: In this study, we aimed to evaluate the knowledge levels and awareness of medical students about the diagnosis, transmission routes and prevention methods of Human Papilloma Virus (HPV), which is very common worldwide. Materials and Methods: This cross-sectional study was carried out on 4th grade medical faculty students in the 2019-2020 academic year. A brief socio-demographic information form, an…

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  • Recieved 2020-09-09
  • Accepted 2020-10-09
  • Published Online 2020-10-20
  • DOI 10.4328/ACAM.20341
  • Author Jule Eriç Horasanlı, Nur Demirbaş
  • Identifier Corresponding Author ORCID ID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-8238-7126
  • How to Cite Jule Eriç Horasanlı, Nur Demirbaş. Evaluation of knowledge, attitude and awareness of medical faculty students about human papilloma virus. Ann Clin Anal Med 2020; DOI: 10.4328/ACAM.20341
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Can ‘HFNC’ be applied safely in COVID-19 patients in the ICU?

The new Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) affecting the whole world caused a massive pandemic. The most obvious effects of the virus are seen in the lungs, and Mechanical ventilation therapy is the main treatment approach in the intensive care unit. However, the management of each patient who was intubated was not successful, and it was observed that some of these patients…

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  • Recieved 2020-09-04
  • Accepted 2020-10-06
  • Published Online 2020-10-18
  • DOI 10.4328/ACAM.20332
  • Author Murat Aksun, Ahmet Salih Tüzen, Ozan Sanlı, Nurdan Süzen, Sevinç Güven, Nagihan Karahan
  • Identifier Corresponding Author ORCID ID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-8308-3045
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Factors affecting fear of breast cancer recurrence in a developing country

Aim: The survival and treatment outcomes of breast cancer patients have improved dramatically in the last decades. In this study, we aimed to study Fear of cancer recurrence (FOCR) in breast cancer. Material and Method: This is a descriptive correlational study on 313 non-metastatic breast cancer patients. The questionnaire consisted of a demographic checklist and a short form of fear…

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  • Recieved 2020-08-26
  • Accepted 2020-10-16
  • Published Online 2020-10-18
  • DOI 10.4328/ACAM.20320
  • Author Noha Yehia Ibrahim, Soha Mohamed Talima, Dalia Omar Darwish
  • Identifier Corresponding Author ORCID ID: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-3291-0036
  • How to Cite Noha Yehia Ibrahim, Soha Mohamed Talima, Dalia Omar Darwish. Factors affecting fear of breast cancer recurrence in a developing country. Ann Clin Anal Med 2020; DOI: 10.4328/ACAM.20320
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Clinical, laboratory features and minimal residual disease levels in childhood acute lymphoblastic leukemia at Hue Central Hospital, Viet Nam

Aim: Acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) is the most common malignant disease in children. Minimal residual disease (MRD) levels after induction phase predict outcome and may select patients for therapy intensification. In this study, we aimed to analyze the clinical presentations, laboratory features, especially the MRD levels in childhood acute lymphoblastic leukemia patients Material and Methods: It was a prospective study…

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  • Recieved 2020-08-31
  • Accepted 2020-10-02
  • Published Online 2020-10-17
  • DOI 10.4328/ACAM.20328
  • Author Nguyen Thi Kim Hoa, Phan Hung Viet, Tran Kiem Hao, Bui Binh Bao Son
  • Identifier Corresponding Author ORCID ID: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-2525-4368
  • How to Cite Nguyen Thi Kim Hoa, Phan Hung Viet, Tran Kiem Hao, Bui Binh Bao Son. Clinical, laboratory features and minimal residual disease levels in childhood acute lymphoblastic leukemia at Hue Central Hospital, Viet Nam. Ann Clin Anal Med 2020; DOI: 10.4328/ACAM.20328
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Prognostic significance of systemic inflammatory markers in laryngeal squamous cell carcinoma

Aim: The aim of this study is to reveal the relationship between neutrophil-lymphocyte ratio (NLR), Mean platelet volume (MPV), Platelet- lymphocyte ratio (PLR), MPV-platelet ratio (MPVPR) and systemic inflammatory index (SII) levels in laryngeal Squamous cell carcinoma. Material and Methods: One hundred twenty patients diagnosed with larynx cancer between 2014 and 2019 were evaluated retrospectively. In addition, 30 patients without…

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  • Recieved 2020-08-28
  • Accepted 2020-10-15
  • Published Online 2020-10-17
  • DOI 10.4328/ACAM.20321
  • Author Orhan Tunç, Burhanettin Gönüldaş, Berkay Güzel, Muzaffer Kanlıkama
  • Identifier Corresponding Author ORCID ID: https://orcid.org/0000-0001-7764-1138
  • How to Cite Orhan Tunç, Burhanettin Gönüldaş, Berkay Güzel, Muzaffer Kanlıkama. Prognostic significance of systemic inflammatory markers in laryngeal squamous cell carcinoma. Ann Clin Anal Med 2020; DOI: 10.4328/ACAM.20321
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Prognostic value of platelet mass index in pulmonary emboli in the emergency department

Aim: Pulmonary embolism is one of the common causes of pulmonary emergencies that are encountered frequently in the emergency department, the diagnosis of which can be extended or skipped. It is approximately one-third of the causes of death in the emergency room. A missed diagnosis increases mortality rates fivefold. Many scoring systems can be used in diagnosis but it may…

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  • Recieved 2020-08-11
  • Accepted 2020-09-30
  • Published Online 2020-10-13
  • DOI 10.4328/ACAM.20305
  • Author Hüseyin Uzunosmanoğlu, Şeref Kerem Çorbacıoğlu, Tuba Şafak, Seda Dağar, Emine Emektar, Yunsur Çevik
  • Identifier Corresponding Author ORCID ID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-4370-1283
  • How to Cite Hüseyin Uzunosmanoğlu, Şeref Kerem Çorbacıoğlu, Tuba Şafak, Seda Dağar, Emine Emektar, Yunsur Çevik. Prognostic value of platelet mass index in pulmonary emboli in the emergency department. Ann Clin Anal Med 2020; DOI: 10.4328/ACAM.20305
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Protein kinase-coding genes as novel diagnostic and prognostic biomarkers for pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma

Aim: This study aims to identify the prognostic and diagnostic significance of protein kinase-coding genes in pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma (PDAC), products of which constitute one of the main classes of drug targets in cancer treatment. Material and Methods: Whole-genome gene expression data from seven PDAC cohorts (GSE62452, GSE15471, GSE62165, GSE18670, GSE19280, GSE41368, GSE71989) were included in the integrative transcriptomic analysis…

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  • Recieved 2020-09-21
  • Accepted 2020-10-09
  • Published Online 2020-10-13
  • DOI 10.4328/ACAM.20351
  • Author Sevcan Atay
  • Identifier Corresponding Author ORCID ID: https://orcid.org/0000-0001-9297-7246
  • How to Cite Sevcan Atay. Protein kinase-coding genes as novel diagnostic and prognostic biomarkers for pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma. Ann Clin Anal Med 2020; DOI: 10.4328/ACAM.20351
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Preferred career choice of medical students at a medical university in Vietnam

Aim: This research identifies the ratio of medical specializations among categories of career groups and analyses the differences between urban and suburban student backgrounds at a medical school in Ho Chi Minh City, South Vietnam. Material and Method: A cross-sectional questionnaire survey was conducted at the beginning of 2019. Data and information collection for this study involved current (2019) medical…

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  • Recieved 2020-08-22
  • Accepted 2020-09-22
  • Published Online 2020-10-10
  • DOI 10.4328/ACAM.20317
  • Author Nhat Ngo Minh
  • Identifier Corresponding Author ORCID ID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-5060-1301
  • How to Cite Nhat Ngo Minh. Preferred career choice of medical students at a medical university in Vietnam. Ann Clin Anal Med 2020; DOI: 10.4328/ACAM.20317
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A rare cause of chronic back pain: Elastofibroma dorsi

Aim: In this study, we aimed to retrospectively evaluate the symptoms, functions, and outcomes of patients who underwent surgery in our clinic for the diagnosis of Elastofibroma dorsi between 2007 and 2019. Material and Methods: A total of 19 patients operated on in our clinic for the diagnosis of Elastofibroma dorsi (ED) were evaluated in respect of demographic characteristics such…

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  • Recieved 2020-08-19
  • Accepted 2020-10-06
  • Published Online 2020-10-10
  • DOI 10.4328/ACAM.20313
  • Author Hacer Boztepe Yesilcay, Sencan Akdag
  • Identifier Corresponding Author ORCID ID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-2150-7199
  • How to Cite Hacer Boztepe Yesilcay, Sencan Akdag. A rare cause of chronic back pain: Elastofibroma dorsi. Ann Clin Anal Med 2020; DOI: 10.4328/ACAM.20313
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The assessment of deep learning computer vision algorithms for the diagnosis of prostatic adenocarcinoma

Aim: In this study, we aimed to evaluate the effectiveness of artificial intelligence for the histopathological diagnosis of prostatic adenocarcinoma by analyzing the digitized pathology slides. Materials and Methods: After the approval of the research project by the Ethics Committee of the University of Lahore - Islamabad Campus, a total of eight hundred and two (802) images were obtained from…

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  • Recieved 2020-08-28
  • Accepted 2020-09-30
  • Published Online 2020-10-08
  • DOI 10.4328/ACAM.20322
  • Author Syed Usama Khalid Bukhari, Ubeer Mehtab, Syed Shahzad Hussain, Asmara Syed, Syed Umar Armaghan, Syed Sajid Hussain Shah
  • Identifier Corresponding Author ORCID ID: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-1581-8609
  • How to Cite Syed Usama Khalid Bukhari, Ubeer Mehtab, Syed Shahzad Hussain, Asmara Syed, Syed Umar Armaghan, Syed Sajid Hussain Shah. The assessment of deep learning computer vision algorithms for the diagnosis of prostatic adenocarcinoma. Ann Clin Anal Med 2020; DOI: 10.4328/ACAM.20322
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Feasibility of laparoscopic approach in malignant and benign adrenal lesions

Aim: The approach to adrenal lesions is still controversial, especially concerning the potentially malignant masses. This study aims to present the results of laparoscopic adrenalectomy of a tertiary referral center, and the laparoscopic management strategy of both benign and malignant lesions. Materials and Methods: This retrospective study conducted in a single tertiary referral center was designed to evaluate the laparoscopic…

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  • Recieved 2020-09-14
  • Accepted 2020-09-30
  • Published Online 2020-10-05
  • DOI 10.4328/ACAM.20333
  • Author Emin Daldal, Hasan Dagmura
  • Identifier Corresponding Author ORCID ID: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-2289-5514
  • How to Cite Emin Daldal, Hasan Dagmura. Feasibility of laparoscopic approach in malignant and benign adrenal lesions. Ann Clin Anal Med 2020; DOI: 10.4328/ACAM.20333
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Mid-term and short-term efficacy of percutaneous pharmacomechanical thrombectomy in deep venous thrombosis

Aim: In this study, we aimed to evaluate the success and clinical results of the Mantis XP pharmacomechanical thrombectomy catheter in 64 patients. We evaluated the efficacy and results of pharmacomechanical thrombectomy treatment in acute and subacute deep vein thrombosis. Material and Methods: Sixty-four patients with acute or subacute deep vein thrombosis of lower extremities underwent a single-session pharmacomechanical thrombectomy…

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  • Recieved 2020-08-24
  • Accepted 2020-09-24
  • Published Online 2020-10-05
  • DOI 10.4328/ACAM.20318
  • Author Ali Cemal Düzgün, Ekin İlkeli
  • Identifier Corresponding Author ORCID ID: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-0302-4721
  • How to Cite Ali Cemal Düzgün, Ekin İlkeli. Mid-term and short-term efficacy of percutaneous pharmacomechanical thrombectomy in deep venous thrombosis. Ann Clin Anal Med 2020; DOI: 10.4328/ACAM.20318
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The relationship between hope in healthcare employees and social support and coping ability during the outbreak process

Aim: In this study, it was aimed to examine the relationship between the concept of hope that is present in healthcare professionals during the COVID-19 pandemic process and the possible relationship between perceived social support and coping ability. Material and Method: Sociodemographic and Clinical Data Form, State-Trait Anxiety Inventory (STAI), Trait Hope Scale (THS), Multi-Dimensional Perceived Social Support Scale (MDPSSS),…

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  • Recieved 2020-07-28
  • Accepted 2020-09-04
  • Published Online 2020-09-28
  • DOI 10.4328/ACAM.20292
  • Author Aslı Kazgan, Sevler Yıldız, Osman Kurt
  • Identifier Corresponding Author ORCID ID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-0312-0476
  • How to Cite Aslı Kazgan, Sevler Yıldız, Osman Kurt. The relationship between hope in healthcare employees and social support and coping ability during the outbreak process. Ann Clin Anal Med 2020; DOI: 10.4328/ACAM.20292
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Ultrasonography in emergency service, evaluation of central venous catheterization

Aim: In this study, we aimed to compare patients who underwent anatomic landmarks guided or ultrasound (USG) guided central venous catheterization (CVC) in terms of success rates and complications. Material and Methods: A total of 220 patients were included in the study. Patients were divided into two groups as follows: Group U consisted of patients who underwent USG guided CVC…

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  • Recieved 2020-08-21
  • Accepted 2020-09-24
  • Published Online 2020-09-28
  • DOI 10.4328/ACAM.20316
  • Author Dilay Satılmış, Oya Güven, Burcu Genc Yavuz, Mehmet Özgür Erdoğan, Şahin Çolak
  • Identifier Corresponding Author ORCID ID: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-3765-2208
  • How to Cite Dilay Satılmış, Oya Güven, Burcu Genc Yavuz, Mehmet Özgür Erdoğan, Şahin Çolak. Ultrasonography in emergency service, evaluation of central venous catheterization. Ann Clin Anal Med 2020; DOI: 10.4328/ACAM.20316
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Rate of release in Turkish model cord blood banking: A single-center experience

Aim: Cord blood has been successfully used since 1988 as a source of hematopoietic stem cells. Freezing and storing cord blood at −196°C and allowing it to be used when needed are the basis for cord blood banking applications. There are more than 100 banks in the world and 10 in Turkey. While the release rates of different centers in…

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  • Recieved 2020-08-20
  • Accepted 2020-09-22
  • Published Online 2020-09-27
  • DOI 10.4328/ACAM.20314
  • Author Durmus Burgucu
  • Identifier Corresponding Author ORCID ID: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-3980-982X
  • How to Cite Durmus Burgucu. Rate of release in Turkish model cord blood banking: A single-center experience. Ann Clin Anal Med 2020; DOI: 10.4328/ACAM.20314
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Comparison of the endovascular therapy with drug-coated balloon and bypass surgery for Trans-Atlantic Inter-Society Consensus II C and D femoropopliteal lesions

Aim: The optimal revascularization strategy with the greatest durability and the lowest morbidity in femoropopliteal artery occlusions still remains debated. This study aimed to compare 2-year follow up after endovascular therapy (EVT) and femoropopliteal bypass in subjects with TASC II C and D femoropopliteal artery occlusions. Material and Methods: This study included 92 patients with extensive (TASC II C and…

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  • Recieved 2020-08-19
  • Accepted 2020-09-19
  • Published Online 2020-09-27
  • DOI 10.4328/ACAM.20312
  • Author Sedat Ozcan, Emjed Khalil
  • Identifier Corresponding Author ORCID ID: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-1050-2656
  • How to Cite Sedat Ozcan, Emjed Khalil. Comparison of the endovascular therapy with drug-coated balloon and bypass surgery for Trans-Atlantic Inter-Society Consensus II C and D femoropopliteal lesions. Ann Clin Anal Med 2020; DOI:10.4328/ACAM.20312
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Correlation of chest CT and RT-PCR testing in coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) in Turkey

Aim: Chest CT plays an important role in the treatment and diagnosis of COVID-19. It is important to remember that patients with RT-PCR test positive for COVID-19 infection may have normal chest CT. Material and Methods: This study included patients who underwent RT-PCR and chest CT tests, as well as patients with suspected and confirmed COVID-19 positive cases according to…

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  • Recieved 2020-08-15
  • Accepted 2020-09-14
  • Published Online 2020-09-24
  • DOI 10.4328/ACAM.20310
  • Author Şenol Arslan, Orhan Delice, Mustafa Kahraman, Sibel İba Yılmaz, Mehtap Hülya Aslan
  • Identifier Corresponding Author ORCID ID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-6636-5307
  • How to Cite Şenol Arslan, Orhan Delice, Mustafa Kahraman, Sibel İba Yılmaz, Mehtap Hülya Aslan. Correlation of chest CT and RT-PCR testing in coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) in Turkey. Ann Clin Anal Med 2020; DOI: 10.4328/ACAM.20310
  • Running Title Performance of thorax CT in COVID-19 patients
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Evaluation of the knowledge level and attitude of physicians towards obstructive sleep apnea syndrome

Aim: The knowledge level and approach of physicians in Turkey to obstructive sleep apnea syndrome (OSAS) is unknown. The aim of this study is to evaluate the knowledge level and attitudes of physicians from various branches to OSAS. Materials and Methods: In this cross-sectional analytical study, Obstructive Sleep Apnea Knowledge and Attitude (OSAKA) questionnaire was performed in order to measure…

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  • Recieved 2020-08-11
  • Accepted 2020-09-10
  • Published Online 2020-09-21
  • DOI 10.4328/ACAM.20304
  • Author Ayşe Sarıoğlu, Şamil Ecirli, Hayriye Şentürk, Selma Pekgör, Hülya Vatansev, Taha Tahir Bekçi
  • Identifier Corresponding Author ORCID ID: https://orcid.org/0000-0001-9907-1842
  • How to Cite Ayşe Sarıoğlu, Şamil Ecirli, Hayriye Şentürk, Selma Pekgör, Hülya Vatansev, Taha Tahir Bekçi. Evaluation of the knowledge level and attitude of physicians towards obstructive sleep apnea syndrome. Ann Clin Anal Med 2020; DOI: 10.4328/ACAM.20304
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Can new anthropometric indices be used as a marker for the presence of metabolic syndrome?

Aim: Since traditional anthropometric measurements such as waist circumference (WC) and body mass index (BMI) can not adequately demonstrate muscle, fat mass, and body fat distribution, new indices have been developed taking into account the shape of the body. In this study, we aimed to investigate whether new anthropometric indices such as Rohrer Index (RI), Body Shape Index (BSI), and…

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  • Recieved 2020-08-10
  • Accepted 2020-09-10
  • Published Online 2020-09-21
  • DOI 10.4328/ACAM.20303
  • Author Nur Demirbas, Ruhusen Kutlu
  • Identifier Corresponding Author ORCID ID: https://orcid.org/000-0002-4038-9386
  • How to Cite Nur Demirbas, Ruhusen Kutlu. Can new anthropometric indices be used as a marker for the presence of metabolic syndrome? Ann Clin Anal Med 2020; DOI: 10.4328/ACAM.20303
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Complete blood count parameters in the antepartum diagnosis of placental invasion anomalies

Aim: Complete blood count (CBC) parameters are used to assess subclinical inflammation in various malignancies and autoimmune diseases. The abnormal trophoblastic invasion in placenta previa, similar to uncontrolled tumor cell growth, occurs with acute and chronic inflammation. Accordingly, this study aimed to evaluate the clinical utility of CBC parameters for the antepartum diagnosis of placental invasion anomalies. Materials and Methods:…

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  • Recieved 2020-08-20
  • Accepted 2020-09-16
  • Published Online 2020-09-20
  • DOI 10.4328/ACAM.20315
  • Author Gülten Özgen, Levent Özgen
  • Identifier Corresponding Author ORCID ID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-7888-7583
  • How to Cite Gülten Özgen, Levent Özgen. Complete blood count parameters in the antepartum diagnosis of placental invasion anomalies. Ann Clin Anal Med 2020; DOI: 10.4328/ACAM.20315
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Cardiac panel evaluation of usak state hospital stat laboratory

Aim: In this study, we aimed to determine clinical usefulness and advantages of ordering tests that include total creatine kinase (CK), creatine kinase myocardial band (CK-MB, enzymatic), troponin I, myoglobin, and CK-MB (mass) in stat laboratory of our hospital with an assessment according to patients diagnoses in Usak region. Materials and Methods: Four hundred thirty-eight patients presenting to Usak State…

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  • Recieved 2020-08-04
  • Accepted 2020-09-04
  • Published Online 2020-09-20
  • DOI 10.4328/ACAM.20300
  • Author Arzu Akagac Etem, Abdurrahman Yılmaz
  • Identifier Corresponding Author ORCID ID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-5849-0642
  • How to Cite Arzu Akagac Etem, Abdurrahman Yılmaz. Cardiac panel evaluation of usak state hospital stat laboratory. Ann Clin Anal Med 2020; DOI: 10.4328/ACAM.20300
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Assessment of irisin levels in patients with bipolar depression and unipolar depression

Aim: Irisin is a myokine and adipokine which has neural effects such as playing a role in neural proliferation. There are studies in the literature reporting that irisin could be associated with neurodegenerative processes. Therefore, in this study, we aimed to evaluate the irisin levels in patients with bipolar depression and major depressive disorder. Materials and Methods: Thirty patients with…

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  • Recieved 2020-07-16
  • Accepted 2020-09-14
  • Published Online 2020-09-17
  • DOI 10.4328/ACAM.20283
  • Author Gamze Erzin, Rabia Nazik Yüksel, Miraç Barış Usta, Canan Topçuoğlu, Sibel Örsel
  • Identifier Corresponding Author ORCID ID: https://orcid.org/0000-0001-8002-5053
  • How to Cite Gamze Erzin, Rabia Nazik Yüksel, Miraç Barış Usta, Canan Topçuoğlu, Sibel Örsel. Assessment of irisin levels in patients with bipolar depression and unipolar depression. Ann Clin Anal Med 2020; DOI: 10.4328/ACAM.20283
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Intramuscular spindle cell lipoma of the thigh: A report of a rare tumor in an extremely rare localization

Spindle cell lipoma (SCL) is a benign adipocytic tumor that typically occurs on the neck/upper back and is located in the dermis or subcutis. This case report highlights the intramuscular SCLs clinical presentation, imaging, histomorphologic, and immunohistochemical features. Intramuscular SCL is a very rare condition and, because of its unusual features, it can be misdiagnosed as liposarcoma. The exclusion of…

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  • Recieved 2020-08-07
  • Accepted 2020-09-07
  • Published Online 2020-09-14
  • DOI 10.4328/ACAM.20302
  • Author Safak Sayar, Gizem Issin, Ismail Yilmaz
  • Identifier Corresponding Author ORCID ID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-3688-2768
  • How to Cite Safak Sayar, Gizem Issin, Ismail Yilmaz. Intramuscular spindle cell lipoma of the thigh: A report of a rare tumor in an extremely rare localization. Ann Clin Anal Med 2020; DOI: 10.4328/ACAM.20302
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Comparison of the video-assisted thoracoscopic surgical techniques in primary spontan pneumothorax

Aim: Video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery (VATS) is the gold standard for surgical treatment of primary spontaneous pneumothorax (PSP). This study aimed to analyze VATS techniques for PSP. Material and Methods: In this study, 285 patients who underwent VATS for PSP were included. Patients were divided into three groups as follows: (group WR+PA; n=87) wedge resection + pleural abrasion, (group WR+PP; n=118)…

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  • Recieved 2020-07-29
  • Accepted 2020-08-28
  • Published Online 2020-09-13
  • DOI 10.4328/ACAM.20299
  • Author Mustafa Vayvada, Serkan Bayram, Mine Demir, Cagatay Tezel, Volkan Baysungur, Irfan Yalçinkaya
  • Identifier Corresponding Author ORCID ID: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-3204-7498
  • How to Cite Mustafa Vayvada, Serkan Bayram, Mine Demir, Cagatay Tezel, Volkan Baysungur, Irfan Yalçinkaya. Comparison of the video-assisted thoracoscopic surgical techniques in primary spontan pneumothorax. Ann Clin Anal Med 2020; DOI: 10.4328/ACAM.20299
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Surgically treated fractures of the acetabulum; clinical and radiological results of eighty-three patients

Aim: The aim of our study was to examine the clinical outcomes and radiological results of acetabular fractures that were followed up and treated in our clinic. Materials and Methods: The age, gender, accompanying injuries, fracture mechanisms, Judet-Letournel fracture classification, surgical incision and complications of patients admitted to our clinic with acetabular fracture were recorded. Patients with open fractures of…

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  • Recieved 2020-07-27
  • Accepted 2020-08-25
  • Published Online 2020-09-10
  • DOI 10.4328/ACAM.20293
  • Author Ahmet Mert, Burçin Karslı
  • Identifier Corresponding Author ORCID ID: https://orcid.org/0000-0001-5111-2051
  • How to Cite Ahmet Mert, Burçin Karslı. Surgically treated fractures of the acetabulum; clinical and radiological results of eighty-three patients. Ann Clin Anal Med 2020; DOI: 10.4328/ACAM.20293
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Diet restriction is not mandatory with sodium picosulphate/magnesium citrate based bowel preparation

Aim: This study aimed to investigate whether a 3-day diet restriction before colonoscopy is necessary as part of a bowel preparation regimen. Material and Methods: This retrospective trial was conducted as a single-blinded study at a tertiary hospital. Overall, 60 adult patients who used sodium picosulphate with magnesium citrate regimen for bowel preparation were divided into two groups (Group 1:…

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  • Recieved 2020-07-27
  • Accepted 2020-09-04
  • Published Online 2020-09-10
  • DOI 10.4328/ACAM.20294
  • Author Süleyman Kargın, Nisa Çetin Kargın
  • Identifier Corresponding Author ORCID ID: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-4597-8654
  • How to Cite Süleyman Kargın, Nisa Çetin Kargın. Diet restriction is not mandatory with sodium picosulphate/magnesium citrate based bowel preparation. Ann Clin Anal Med 2020; DOI: 10.4328/ACAM.20294
  • Running Title Diet is not mandatory in bowel preparation
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