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Turkish Journal of Medical Sciences

The Turkish Journal of Medical Sciences is an international, bi-monthly, peer-reviewed, open-access journal by the Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey (TUBITAK) - Turkish Academic Network and Information Center (ULAKBIM). Turk J Med Sci is devoted to all fields of medicine and related health sciences. The journal is published in February, April, June, August, October, and December. The journal has been indexed in PMC since 2019 and included in SCI-E since 2009.

ISSN: 1300-0144

EISSN: 1303-6165

Journal Metrics

Impact Factor (2022) 2.3

5-Year Impact Factor 1.7

The Turkish Journal of Medical Sciences is pleased to announce its support to the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (UN SDGs); the journal explicitly concentrates on good health and well-being.

Current Issue: Volume 54, Number 1 (2024)

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Articles

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Tracking the footsteps of Burkholderia mallei: determination of the molecular differences and potential resistance genes
Dilek DÜLGER, Seda EKİCİ, Mehmet DEMİRCİ, Akın YİĞİN, and Orkun BABACAN
Pages 16-25

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Leaky gut and inflammatory biomarkers in a medication overuse headache model in male rats
Doğa VURALLI, Hale Gök DAĞIDIR, Elif ABBASOĞLU TOPA, and Hayrunnisa Bolay BELEN
Pages 33-41

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Evaluation of eye and serum findings in different waters in rabbits by drowning and submersion modeling
Aziz YILMAZ, Erdem HÖSÜKLER, Abdulgani KAYMAZ, Ahmet Yücel ÜÇGÜL, and Zehra Zerrin ERKOL
Pages 42-51

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Effect of humic acid on oxidative stress and neuroprotection in traumatic spinal cord injury: an experimental study
Burak KINALI, Nail ÖZDEMİR, Ali KARADAĞ, Özge KAYA KORKMAZ, Ayşe Gülden DİNİZ, and Fatma Demet ARSLAN
Pages 52-58

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Effects of glutamine and omega-3 fatty acids on intestinal neomucosa formation on colon serosa in rats
Mehmet KÖSTEK, Uygar DEMİR, Ramazan UÇAK, Burak Yasin AVCI, Aydın ÜNAL, Osman Bilgin GÜLÇİÇEK, Ozan ÇALIŞKAN, Bülent ÇİTGEZ, Erdinç SERİN, Sıtkı Gürkan YETKİN, Mehmet MİHMANLI, and Mehmet ULUDAĞ
Pages 59-68

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Evaluation of baseline F-18 FDG positron emission tomography in the diagnosis and assessment of giant cell arteritis
Burak İNCE, Emine Göknur IŞIK, Zeynep Gözde ÖZKAN, Yasemin YALÇINKAYA, Bahar Artım ESEN, Ahmet GÜL, and Murat İNANÇ
Pages 69-75

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Clinical characteristics and disease course before and after SARS-CoV-2 infection in a large cohort of systemic sclerosis patients
Aslıhan Avanoğlu GÜLER, Büşra ÖZÇİMEN, Mesude Seda AYDOĞDU, Alper SARI, Aliyeva NUMUNE, Nazife Tüzün ERSAN, Seda ÇOLAK, Hazan KARADENİZ, İbrahim VASİ, Hamit KÜÇÜK, Yasemin YALÇINKAYA, Abdulsamet ERDEN, Mehmet KAYAALP, Mehmet Akif ÖZTÜRK, Berna GÖKER, Ahmet OMMA, Sedat YILMAZ, Süleyman Serdar KOCA, Murat İNANÇ, Ali AKDOĞAN, and Abdurrahman TUFAN
Pages 76-85

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A retrospective study on the clinical and molecular outcomes of calpainopathy in a Turkish patient cohort
İzem Olcay ŞAHİN, Emine KARATAŞ, Mikail DEMİR, Büşra TAN, Hüseyin PER, Yusuf ÖZKUL, and Munis DÜNDAR
Pages 86-98

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The effects of on-pump and off-pump coronary artery bypass surgery on oxidative stress and cerebral oxygenation: a prospective observational study
Ökkeş Hakan MİNİKSAR, Sameh ALAGHA, Ferit ÇİÇEKÇİOĞLU, Mehtap HONCA, and Ayşe Yeşim GÖÇMEN
Pages 99-114

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Does the pleth variability index have any predictive value for intraoperative respiratory problems in bariatric surgery?
Esra ÖZAYAR, Mehmet ŞAHAP, Handan GÜLEÇ, Aysun KURTAY, Adem SELVİ, Hakan BULUŞ, and Özlem ARI
Pages 115-120

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The effect of erector spinae plane block on postoperative extubation time and laboratory parameters in open heart surgery: A retrospective study
Feyza ÇALIŞIR, Yavuz ORAK, Ömer Faruk BORAN, Metin EGE, Mehmet Emin KARABEKİROĞLU, Hilal BİRADLI, and Adem DOĞANER
Pages 121-127

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Reliability and validity of new isokinetic strength assessment for rotator cuff muscles in a muscle architecture-based position
Çağlar SOYLU, Mustafa Ertuğrul YAŞA, Pervin DEMİR, Ahmet Mustafa ADA, Tüzün FIRAT, and Necmiye Ün YILDIRIM
Pages 136-147

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Acute responses of strength-related gene expressions to maximum strength and force sense acuity
Muammer ALTUN, Erdal BALCAN, Sevinç BATIR, Mehmet Hilmi GÖKMEN, Şule ÖZGÜNEŞ, and Zübeyde ÖZTEL
Pages 148-156

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Rehabilitation therapy versus drug-only therapy in patients with multiple sclerosis
Florin Mihai MARCU, Doriana CIOBANU, Ioan Cosmin BOCA, Elena SIRBU, Paul Alexandru DEME, Nicolae Catalin HRENIUC, and Dorina IANC
Pages 157-164

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The effect of video-assisted training on upper extremity problems and functions after rotator cuff repair: a randomized controlled trial
Canan KANAT, Gülay Altun UĞRAŞ, Recep ÜNAL, Servet Can DÖNMEZ, Bahar TAŞDELEN, and Fehmi Volkan ÖZTUNA
Pages 165-174

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The relationship between trunk control, spinal posture, and spinal mobility in patients with multiple sclerosis: a cross-sectional study
Taşkın ÖZKAN, Nezehat Özgül ÜNLÜER, Mustafa Ertuğrul YAŞA, Buse KORKMAZ, and Gönül VURAL
Pages 175-184

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Urologists’ opinion on treating asymptomatic stones: Would we treat ourselves as we treat our patients? Survey from European Association of Urology, Young AcademicUrologists, Endourology and Urolithiasis working party
Tarık Emre ŞENER, Thomas TAILLY, Yılören TANIDIR, Etienne Xavier KELLER, Amelia PIETROPAOLO, Juan Gomez RIVAS, Zeeshan HAMEED, Vincent De CONINCK, Tzevat TEFİK, Kemal SARICA, Ali Serdar GÖZEN, Andreas SKOLARIKOS, Olivier TRAXER, Christian SEITZ, and Bhaskar SOMANI
Pages 185-193

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Diurnal rhythm of urinary aquaporin-2 in children with primary monosymptomatic nocturnal enuresis
Nehal ABDELHAMID, Mohamed A. ABD ALMAWLA, Aliaa A. WAHBY, Mervat ISMAIL, Hani Abdelsalam ELMIKATY, Hanan M. HAMED, Ingy ASHMAWY, Bataul Mohamed ABDELRAOAF, Enas Mokhtar ABDELHAMID, and Hassan M. SALAM
Pages 194-203

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Evaluation of the aquaporin molecules characterization in the sperm cells of men from different aged
Fikret GEVREK, Osman Serden GENCEL, Selim GÖRGÜN, Mikail KARA, and Muzaffer KATAR
Pages 204-212

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Comparison of the clinical efficacy of ultrasound-guided GON blockade using low and high concentrations of bupivacaine in chronic migraine
Ümit Murat PARPUCU, Onur KÜÇÜK, Fatih SAĞ, Suna Akın TAKMAZ, Barış KIRAN, İsmail Eren DURMUŞ, Yılmaz KARADUMAN, and Semih AYDEMİR
Pages 213-219

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The effect of parity, breastfeeding history, and duration on clinical and pathological characteristics of breast cancer patients
Naziye AK, Zeynep TUZ, Esra AYDIN, Ferhat FERHATOĞLU, Murat SARI, Nail PAKSOY, İzzet DOĞAN, Anıl YILDIZ, Rian DİŞÇİ, and Pınar Mualla SAİP
Pages 229-238

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Dynamic contrast-enhanced mammography and breast MRI in the diagnosis of breast cancer and detection of tumor size
Muhammed TEKİNHATUN, Nuran SABİR, Ergun ERDEM, Sevda YILMAZ, and Furkan UFUK
Pages 249-261

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Predicting difficult airway in morbidly obese patients using ultrasound
Sevim AKIN, Mustafa YILDIRIM, Hakan ARTAŞ, and Esef BOLAT
Pages 262-274

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Risk factors of congenital nomalies of the kidney and urinary tract (CAKUT): Exposureto mobile phones during pregnancy
Kübra ÇELEĞEN, Esra ÖZGÜL, Zeynep YEŞİLDAĞ, Erdem Yusuf ÇAMIRCI, Mehmet ÇELEĞEN, and Ayşegül BÜKÜLMEZ
Pages 291-300

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Predictive values of Mallampati score, tonsillar size, and BMI z-score in the presence and severity of obstructive sleep apnea in pediatric population
Ayşe KAÇAR BAYRAM, Ahu PAKETÇİ, Melek Nur ŞAHBAZ, Sevde DAŞDELEN, and Serkan Bilge KOCA
Pages 301-308

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Elderly and aged asthma have different characteristics: results of a multicenter study
EBRU DAMADOĞLU, Özge Öztürk AKTAŞ, Bilun GEMİCİOĞLU, Nafiye YILMAZ, Fulşen BOZKUŞ, Vehbi AYHAN, Ayşe Füsun KALPAKLIOĞLU, Ferda Öner ERKEKOL, Yavuz HAVLUCU, Fuat EREL, Ömür AYDIN, Aydanur EKİCİ, Ayşe BAÇÇIOĞLU, Serap Argun BARIŞ, Gözde Köycü BUHARİ, Berrin CEYHAN, Özlem GÖKSEL, Mehmet KÖSE, Adile Berna DURSUN, Füsun YILDIZ, Arzu YORGANCIOĞLU, Sacide Rana IŞIK, Dane EDİGER, İpek Kıvılcım OĞUZÜLGEN, Ahmet Uğur DEMİR, Gül KARAKAYA, and Ali Fuat KALYONCU
Pages 309-315

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Evaluation of accompanying allergic disease in children with proven drug allergies
Şule Büyük YAYTOKGİL, Kezban İpek DEMİR, Özge Yılmaz TOPAL, Azize Pınar METBULUT, İlknur Külhaş ÇELİK, Müge TOYRAN, Ersoy CİVELEK, and Emine DİBEK MISIRLIOĞLU
Pages 316-323

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Evaluation of bone health in terms of osteoporosis in adult patients with neuromuscular disease
Özgür Zeliha KARAAHMET, Eda GÜRÇAY, Yasemin Tombak YILDIZKAN, Damla CANKURTARAN, Zeynep Tuba BAHTİYARCA, and Ebru UMAY
Pages 324-329

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Minipuberty period of children with atopic dermatitis compared to healthy children
Serkan Bilge KOCA, Hatice Eke GÜNGÖR, and Murat CANSEVER
Pages 330-337

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Psychometric properties of t e Canadian occupational performance measure in older individuals
Onur ALTUNTAŞ, Medine Nur Özata DEĞERLİ, Ege TEMİZKAN, and Gamze EKİCİ
Pages 338-347

Editors

Editor-in-Chief
Prof. Orhan KÜÇÜKŞAHİN
Ankara Yıldırım Beyazıt University

Associate Editors-in-Chief
Prof. Dr. Kürşat ALTINBAŞ
Selçuk University, Türkiye
Prof. Dr. Mustafa ŞAHİN
Ankara University, Türkiye
Prof. Dr. Zehra Sema ÖZKAN
Kırıkkale University, Türkiye
Prof. Berna TERZİOĞLU BEBİTOĞLU
Marmara University, Türkiye
Prof. Şule Mine BAKANAY ÖZTÜRK
Ankara Yıldırım Beyazıt University, Türkiye
Prof. Tuğba Ensari
Ankara Yıldırım Beyazıt University, Türkiye
Assoc. Prof. İzzet BİNGÖL
Health Science University, Türkiye

Editorial Board