Mini Review

Applications to reduce the amount of excess cement for cement-retained implant supported prostheses: Mini review

<p>Cement-retained implant-supported restorations has been preferred by many clinicians due to its ease of production, low cost and similarity to dental supported restorations [1].&nbsp; In the literature, many complications caused by residual cement, ranging from acute severe bone resorpt...

Short Review

Levosimendan in sepsis  

<p>Levosimendan is a calcium sensitizer and its inotropic effect is mainly attributed to the troponin C of the myocardial fine filaments with calcium. Levosimendan also inhibits phosphodiesterase III. In contrast to inotropic effects, this does not increase calcium entry into the cell, which e...

Research Article

Evaluation of the efficacy of transcorneal electric stimulation therapy in retinitis pigmentosa patients with electrophysiological and structural tests

<h2>Abstract</h2> <p><strong>A Statement of Significance:</strong> This study shows that the effect of transcorneal electrical stimulation (TES) therapy as a stimulator device in retinitis pigmentosa (RP)patients with have a significant increase in visual acuity and ...

Opinion

Determination of calcium in the tooth structure by using flame emission spectrophotometer

<p>018Calcium is the most common element in the tooth&rsquo;s structure. In addition, calcium is one of the elements that are effective in maintaining dental health. As a result of calcium deficiency, the tooth becomes brittle and begins to rot. Calcium deficiency usually occurs in acidic ...

Review Article

8 Gy single dose radiotherapy for bone metastasis in COVID-19 pandemia period: Review

<h2>Abstract</h2> <p>Bone metastases in cancer patients are highly painful and decrease the quality of life for these group of population. Covid-19 pandemia is a global challenging issue that mostly affect the patients with immune suppression or having comorbid diseases older th...

Review Article

Our experience with single patch repair of complete atrioventricular septal defects

<h2>Abstract</h2> <p><strong>Background:</strong> Various surgical methods have been utilized in the management of complete atrioventricular septal defects (CAVSD). Early intervention and achievement of a competent left atrioventricular valve are the key factors for ...

Research Article

Conservative treatment versus invasive approach in elderly patients with myocardial infarction without ST-segment elevation

<p>Myocardial infarction without ST segment elevation is one of the most common causes of hospitalization of the elderly patient [1]. Coronarography followed by revascularization, is performed in the vast majority of cases of myocardial infarction without ST segment elevation, in the regions w...

Case Report

A remote cause of anuria in a child

<h2>Abstract</h2> <p>Acute renal injury is a rare complication of idiopathic nephrotic syndrome with mesPGN. Here we present a 2-year-old male patient with 4 days history of anuria, generalized edema and hypervolemia. Any evidence other than proteinuria and renal failure could n...

Review Article

Foam Sclerotherapy versus surgery in treatment of chronic venous disease

<h2>Abstract</h2> <p>Although the classical surgical treatment methods of chronic venous insufficiency are successful to relieve perfectly the cause (reflux) and result (varicose veins), the new ablation techniques such as endogenous laser ablation therapy (EVLT), radiofrequency...

Research Article

Laparoscopic anterior transgastric cystogastrostomy for the treatment of pancreatic pseudocysts

<h2>Abstract</h2> <p><strong>Introduction:</strong> Pancreatic pseudocysts (PPs) are mostly delayed complications of acute or chronic pancreatitis and trauma. Pancreatic pseudocysts are usually managed by supportive medical treatment without surgical procedure. All t...

Editorial

Palliative care approach to oncological patient – Main points

<h2>Dear Editor</h2> <p>According to the World Health Organization definition, palliative care is an approach aimed at increasing the quality of life of patients and their relatives by addressing physical, psychosocial and spiritual needs and treating conditions early, such as p...

Research Article

Mesoscopic irreversible thermodynamics of morphological evolution kinetics of helical conformation in bioproteins ‘DNA’ under the isothermal isobaric conditions

<h2>Abstract</h2> <p>The morphological evolution kinetics and instabilities of alpha helical peptide 3.613, which involves large amount of stored torsional elastic deformation energy (3-40 eV/molecule), is formulated by the variational method based on the connection between the ...

Review Article

Dapt Review

<h2>Abstract</h2> <p>Dual antiplatelet therapy (DAPT) combining aspirin and a P2Y12 receptor inhibitor has been consistently shown to reduce recurrent major adverse cardiovascular events (MACE) in patients with acute coronary syndrome (ACS) or undergoing percutaneous coronary in...

Case Report

Giant prolactinoma case with side effects due to cabergoline

<h2>Abstract</h2> <p>Dopamine agonists should usually be the first treatment for patients with prolactinomas of all sizes, because these drugs decrease serum prolactin concentrations and decrease the size of most lactotroph adenomas. Cabergoline is preferred first. When cabergol...

Case Report

Acrometastasis as first sign of adenocarcinoma of the lung

<h2>Abstract</h2> <p>Lung cancer is a major cause of morbidity and mortality worldwide. Metastasis can be seen in many organs in advanced-stage disease. Acral metastasis rate in cancer is quite low. However, because of the direct opening of the arterial circulation, the risk of ...

Letter to the Editor

Achievement of cure following allogeneic HSCT with Flu-Bu regimen in a patient with severe mycosis fungoides and Sezary Syndrome

<h2>Letter to Editor</h2> <p>Experience with allogeneic hematopoietic&nbsp;stem cell transplantation&nbsp;(HSCT) in mycosis fungoides/Sezary syndrome (MF/SS) is limited to a small number of case reports and case series [1,2]. The advantage of allogeneic HSCT has been ind...

Research Article

A pilot study on treatment of infantile cystinosis with mesenchymal stem cells

<h2>Abstract</h2> <p>Infantile cystinosis is a lysosomal storage disease leading to end stage kidney disease at early ages. There is no effective treatment and patients require long term dialysis or kidney transplant for survival. We present our experience on three affected chil...

Review Article

Microchimerism may be the cause of psychiatric disorders

<h2>Introduction</h2> <p>Microchimerism is a bidirectional exchange of fetal and maternal cells during pregnancy (Figure 1). Pregnancy is the most common and natural cause of chimerism, and bi-directional trafficking of hematopoietic cells occurs through the placenta. Therefore,...

Research Article

Haemostasis with suture-tourniquet technique following removal of large-bore venous sheaths for endovascular recanalization of acute thrombosis in native arteriovenous fistula

<h2>Abstract</h2> <p><strong>Purpose: </strong>To investigate the suture-tourniquet technique for haemostasis in patients with acute thrombosis of native arteriovenous fistula (AVF) whom underwent manual aspiration thrombectomy using large-bore venous sheaths and hig...

Research Article

Novel paclitaxel-coated balloon angioplasty via single retrograde popliteal access for challenging superficial femoral artery and iliac artery lesions?

<h2>Summary</h2> <p><strong>Objectives: </strong>We report our results regarding the use of BioPath&trade; paclitaxel-coated balloon catheters for superficial or distal external iliac artery revascularization via single retrograde popliteal access.</p> &...

Research Article

Novel paclitaxel-coated balloon angioplasty via single retrograde popliteal access for challenging superficial femoral artery and iliac artery lesions?

<h2>Summary</h2> <p><strong>Objectives:</strong> We report our results regarding the use of BioPath&trade; paclitaxel-coated balloon catheters for superficial or distal external iliac artery revascularization via single retrograde popliteal access.</p> &...

Case Report

Clinical, histopathological and surgical evaluations of persistent oropharyngeal membrane case in a calf

A male, 4 days old and 20 kg Simmental calf was evaluated for regurgitation and hyper salivation since birth. The mother became pregnant by artificial insemination and the pregnancy was the second of the mother. A membrane closed the pharynx and a diverticulum on dorsal of this membrane was se...

Research Article

P wave dispersion in patients with premenstrual dysphoric disorder

<h2>Abstract</h2> <p><strong>Background: </strong>Growing evidence has revealed that fear and anxiety related situations could affect cardiac parameters. P wave dispersion (Pd) is an important index. In the present study, we aimed to evaluate Pd values in patients wi...

Review Article

Alternative treatment methods in eyes with pseudophakic cystoid macular edema

<h2>Abstract</h2> <p>Cystoid macular edema is a common cause for unexplained painless vision loss after cataract surgery. Even the pathogenesis of pseudophakic cystoid macular edema (PCME) still remains undefined, it can most frequently occur in eyes with high vasoactive profile...

Research Article

The predictive value of the preoperative diagnostic tests in mature cystic teratomas of the ovary

<h2>Abstract</h2> <p><strong>Aim:</strong> The aim of this study was to determine the sensitivity of the tumor markers and diagnostic methods used in the preoperative period for dermoid cysts, the most common benign neoplasm of the ovary.</p> <p><st...

Case Report

Cranioplasty with preoperatively customized Polymethyl-methacrylate by using 3-Dimensional Printed Polyethylene Terephthalate Glycol Mold

<h2>Abstract</h2> <p>Cranioplasty is a reconstructive procedure for the repair of skull defects or deformities. Polymethylmethacrylate (PMMA) is a commonly used alloplastic material when autologous bone is unavailable.However, manual shaping of bone cement for frontal and orbita...

Research Article

Assessing the Neurocognitive function effects of ketamine in Cardiac Surgical patients

<h2>Abstract</h2> <p><strong>Background:</strong> Despite remarkable progress in surgical,cardiopulmonary bypass (CPB) and anesthetic tecniques, neurocognitive damage still remains an important cause of postoperative morbidity in cardiac surgery. The aetiology of neu...

Review Article

Current anesthesıa for Cesarean Sectıon

<h2>Abstract</h2> <p>The choice of anesthesia for cesarean section should depend on the urgency of the procedure, in addition to the condition of the mother and fetus. It is widely accepted that regional anesthesia for cesarean section is preferable to general anesthesia. Region...

Research Article

Primer Pairs for Rice (Oryza sativa L.) Bisulfite Sequencing Studies

<h2>Abstract</h2> <p>Many agriculturally important properties such as heterosis, inbreeding depression, phenotypic plasticity, and resistance for biotic and abiotic stresses are thought to be affected with epigenetic components.New discoveries related with epigenetics are likely...

Case Report

Novel Complication of Nusinersen Treatment: Hyponatremia

<h2>Abstract</h2> <p>There are variations in therapeutic regimens of different liver diseases. The accurate diagnosis ensNusinersen treatment is a novel therapy for spinal muscular atrophy (SMA) type 1; consequently, the adverse reactions of the therapy, have not been well known...

Case Report

Endocrine abnormalities in two siblings with Rothmund Thomson Syndrome

<h2>Abstract</h2> <p>Rothmund-Thomson syndrome is a rare autosomal recessive disorder characterized by poikiloderma (skin atrophy, telangiectasia, hyper- and hypopigmentation), congenital skeletal abnormalities, short stature, premature aging, and increased risk of malignant dis...

Research Article

Effects of KCl (rpm/Heat) on Bacterial Protease Production in E. coli, P. aeruginosa and E. faecalis

<h2>Abstract</h2> <p><strong>Background:</strong> Proteases are a group of enzymes that catalyze the cleavage of peptide bonds in proteins found in nature. Microbial protease constitutes one of the most important for industrial aplications. Proteases play a crucial r...

Research Article

Successful treatment of late-onset pulmonary hypertension after atrial septal defect operation with macitentan: Our center experience

<h2>Abstract</h2> <p><strong>Background</strong>: Macitentan signifi cantly improves pulmonary hemodynamics and survival in patients with primary pulmonary hypertension (PPH). Its beneficial effect, however, may be blunted due to the adverse impacts such as anemia an...

Review Article

Investigation of radiation attenuation parameters of some drugs used in Chemotherapy in Wide Energy Region

<h2>Abstract</h2> <p><strong>Objectives</strong>: The aim of this study is to compute the radiation attenuation parameters such as mass attenuation coeffi cient, linear attenuation coefficient, half value layer, mean free path, and effective atomic number for some se...

Editorial

Ocular changes and disorders associated with Obesity

<h2>Editorial</h2> <p>Obesity is a chronic and metabolic disease with a high increasing prevalence worldwide. It has multifactorial pathogenesis including genetic and behavioral factors [1-5]. Overweight and obesity have been defined and classified by the World Health Organizati...

Case Report

Low vision due to persistent Cloquet’s canal

<h2>Abstract</h2> <p>The Cloquet&rsquo;s canal (CC) is the remnant of the primary vitreous and it disappears in the intrauterine developmental period of an eye. Rarely it can persist in mature eyes and cause low visual acuity. We detected a persistent CC and low visual acuit...

Research Article

Effects of carazolol on electrocadiographic and trace element status in sheeps

<h2>Abstract</h2> <p>Carazolol is a non-specific &beta;-adrenargic reseptor blocking agent. It ıs structurally analogous to catecholamins, in that, when administered, it forms reversible bonds with &beta;-adrenergic, however, induce adrenergic effects, and it inhibits t...

Review Article

Treatment of Retinal Pigment Epithelial Detachment

<h2>Abstract</h2> <p>Anatomical separation of the retinal pigment epithelium from the Bruch membrane is defined as retinal pigment epithelial detachment (PED) andit is classified as drusenoid, serous, and vascularized. Vascularized PED is mostly associated with choroidal neovasc...

Opinion

Adrenal insufficiency in Bilateral Adrenal Metastasis implemented SBRT

<h2>Opinion</h2> <p>Today, there is a considerable increase in localizing adrenal bulks with the bringing radiologic diagnosis methods having high technology into use and improvement in diagnostic tests. Adrenal glands are vital tissues for the organism due to the hormones they ...

Mini Review

Which is the best? Palliative Radiation Therapy to Spleen or Splenectomy

<h2>Abstract</h2> <p>Spleen is one of the most important organ of the reticuloendothelial system and coordinates the immune response. Splenectomy is performed for hypersplenism, and staging of hematological malignancy. &nbsp;In conservatively followed patients, radiation the...

Letter to the Editor

Autologous grafts in radiotherapy received breast cancer patients

<h2>Letter to the Editor</h2> <p>German surgeon, Vincenz Czerny, transplanted a patient&rsquo;s own lipoma located in the hip to it&rsquo;s breast after gland excision due to mastitis in 1895. Dr. Vincenza reported that for at least a year he didnt observe any problem on...

Opinion

Place of beta-radiation in the etiology and treatment of cataract

<h2>Abstract</h2> <p>Among eye diseases, cataract is the most commonly encountered lens disease and the leading cause of reduced vision. Cataract caused by radiation develops due to neck &amp; head, central nervous system tumors, eye localized tumors and total body irradiati...

Case Report

The management of Irvine-Gass Syndrome in a patient using Inhaler Steroid

<h2>Abstract</h2> <p>Irvine-Gass syndrome, is one of the most common causes of painless decrease in vision following even uneventful cataract surgery. It usually responds well to medical therapy, but, there are no widely acceptedconsensus on the efficacy of various therapeutic o...

Case Report

A rare case: Congenital Megalourethra in prune belly syndrome

Introduction: Prune Belly syndrome is a disease characterized by abdominal muscle defect, bilateral cryptorchidsim and urinary system anomalies (reflux megaureter, hydronephrosis, etc.). Pulmonary, cardiac, and gastrointestinal anomalies may also be present. Management of thes...

Research Article

Effect of foot posture on foot-specific health-related quality of life

<h2>Abstract</h2> <p>The purpose of this study was to determine the relationship between Navicular drop (ND) and Hallux valgus (HV) angles and their effects on foot-specific health related quality of life. Sixty female patients with bilateral HV aged between 32-60 participated i...

Mini Review

Neuro-ophthalmological emergency disorders: A general view

<h2>Abstract</h2> <p>Neuro-ophthalmological emergency disorders usually occur with symptoms of visual loss, diplopia, ocular motility impairment and anisocoria. In this mini-review, we aim to take look the common neuro-ophthalmological emergency disorders. The delayed diagnosis ...

Review Article

Hyperthermia and Breast cancer: A short review

<h2>Abstract</h2> <p>The main goal of hyperthermia is to elevate the tumor temperature to kill tumor cells and improve local control. The usage of hyperthermia is combination with radiotherapy or chemotherapy. Hyperthermia is delivered in different types of cancers like breast c...

Case Report

Gastric Mucosal Calcinosis

<h2>Abstract</h2> <p>Gastric mucosal calcinosis is a very rare pathology of the gastric mucosa. It may develop secondary to several diseases but may also be idiopathic in some cases. In this case, gastric mucosal calcinosis was diagnosed with endoscopic biopsy performed for a pa...

Case Report

Cytomegalovirus pneumonia and Cryptogenic organizing pneumonia following pediatric stem cell transplantation for leukemia

<h2>Abstract</h2> <p><strong>Background:</strong> Knowledge of pulmonary complications (PCs) in children after hematopoetic stem cell transplantation (allo-HSCT) is limited; most data are from adult studies.</p> <p><strong>Case</strong>: We...

Case Report

The efficacy of complex Decongestive Physiotherapy in patients with Bilateral Primary Lower Extremity Lymphedema and Untreatable multiple health conditions: A Case Report

<h2>Abstract</h2> <p><strong>Background</strong>: Primary lymphedema occurs as a result of genetic abnormalities of the lymph system. Currently, complex decongestive therapy is accepted as the standard treatment of the lymphedema. In this case presentation, we descri...