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Turkish Journal of Medical Sciences

Volume 52, Number 4 (2022)

Articles

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Remdesivir treatment for patients with moderate to severe COVID-19
İMRAN HASANOĞLU, HATİCE RAHMET GÜNER, İLHAMİ ÇELİK, FİKRET KANAT, AYŞE BATIREL, GÜLÇİN TELLİ DİZMAN, ESMA ERYILMAZ EREN, DİLEK YILDIZ SEVGİ, İLKAY BOZKURT, KADRİYE KART YAŞAR, SEVTAP ŞENOĞLU, ESRA KAZAK, RIDVAN KARAALİ, AYSEL KOCAGÜL ÇELİKBAŞ, and HÜSNÜ PULLUKÇU
Pages 880-887

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The role of CD8+ regulatory T cells and B cell subsets in patients with COVID-19
HÜLYA UÇARYILMAZ, DİLEK ERGÜN, HÜSAMETTİN VATANSEV, HANDE KÖKSAL, ONUR URAL, UĞUR ARSLAN, and HASİBE ARTAÇ
Pages 888-898

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COVID-19 course in granulomatosis with polyangiitis: single center experience with review of the literature
BERKAN ARMAĞAN, MEHMET AKİF EKSİN, SERDAR CAN GÜVEN, BAHAR ÖZDEMİR, PINAR AKYÜZ DAĞLI, ORHAN KÜÇÜKŞAHİN, AHMET OMMA, and ABDULSAMET ERDEN
Pages 899-909

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Presentation characteristics and clinical outcome of patients with giant cell arteritis followed by a single center
MERT ÖZTAŞ, HAMİT ÖZGÜL, EMİRE SEYAHİ, and SERDAL UĞURLU
Pages 917-925

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Determination of cardiovascular risk in 192,711 underweight and normal weight workers
BÁRBARA ALTISENCH JANÉ, JOSÉ IGNACIO RAMÍREZ MANENT, SEBASTIANA ARROYO BOTE, PERE RIUTORD SBERT, HILDA MARÍA GONZÁLEZ SAN MIGUEL, and ANGEL ARTURO LOPEZ GONZALEZ
Pages 926-933

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The neurodevelopmental profile of healthy children with premature anterior fontanel closure
MELTEM DİREK, KHATUNA MAKHAROBLIDZE, BURÇİN GÖNÜLLÜ POLAT, ASENA AYÇA ÖZDEMİR, and ÇETİN OKUYAZ
Pages 934-941

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Comparison of intraoperative biliary anastomosis stenting technique in living-donor liver transplantation: Review of 41 patients
RAMAZAN DÖNMEZ, ŞENER BALAS, UFUK UTKU GÖKTUĞ, ERTAN EMEK, and YAMAN TOKAT
Pages 942-947

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Investigation of cochlear microphonics recorded with different stimulus types
ÖZGECAN GÜNEŞER, AYŞE ARZU YİĞİT, ASUMAN ALNIAÇIK, KÜRŞAT YANARATEŞ, and EDA ÇAKMAK
Pages 958-964

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Structural changes in the side branches and the circle of Willis following the use of flow-diverting stents
HASAN BİLEN ONAN, UMUR ANIL PEHLİVAN, SİNAN SÖZÜTOK, SEVGÜL KÖSE, and EROL AKGÜL
Pages 965-974

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Nucleolus assessment in invasive breast carcinoma, an objective parameter for histological grading
SEDA DUMAN ÖZTÜRK, ÇİĞDEM ÖZTÜRK, OĞUZHAN OKCU, BAYRAM ŞEN, and RECEP BEDİR
Pages 975-983

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The role of vitamin D-synthesizing enzyme CYP27B1 in systemic lupus erythematosus
MAN LUO, JING LIU, YESHUANG YUAN, YONG CHEN, and GUOHUA YUAN
Pages 984-989

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Association of thiol/disulphide homeostasis with Bethesda classification of thyroid nodules and thyroid cancer
MUHAMMET CÜNEYT BİLGİNER, ABBAS ALİ TAM, SEVGÜL FAKI, BAĞDAGÜL YÜKSEL GÜLER, ÖZCAN EREL, İBRAHİM KILINÇ, DİDEM ÖZDEMİR, OYA TOPALOĞLU, REYHAN ERSOY, and BEKİR ÇAKIR
Pages 990-996

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Use of ultrasonography in confirming the malposition of the i-gel in pediatric patients: a prospective observational study
FARUK ÇİÇEKCİ, MEHMET SELÇUK ULUER, MEHMET SARGIN, EMİNE ASLANLAR, İNCİ KARA, and MUSLU KAZIM KÖREZ
Pages 997-1005

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New parameters on prediction of severity of transient tachypnea of the newborn
YUSUF ÇELİK, DİLEK KAHVECİOĞLU, İBRAHİM ECE, FATİH ATİK, ASLIHAN KÖSE ÇETİNKAYA, and MEDİNE AYŞİN TAŞAR
Pages 1006-1012

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Prognostic factors of perioperative FLOT regimen in operable gastric and gastroesophageal junction tumors: real-life data (Turkish Oncology Group)
CİHAN EROL, ABDULLAH SAKİN, TUĞBA BAŞOĞLU TÜYLÜ, ERCAN ÖZDEN, DEVRİM ÇABUK, MUTLU DOĞAN, ÖMÜR BERNA ÇAKMAK ÖKSÜZOĞLU, HASAN ÇAĞRI YILDIRIM, İREM ÖNER, MELEK KARAKURT ERYILMAZ, ÖZGECAN DÜLGAR, DİNÇER AYDIN, NESLİHAN ÖZYURT, MİRAÇ ÖZEN, and İLHAN HACIBEKİROĞLU
Pages 1022-1032

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Evaluation of subclinical cardiovascular disease by carotid intima media thickness, epicardial adipose tissue thickness, serum endocan, and nesfatin-1 levels in patients with primary hyperparathyroidism
MUHAMMET KOCABAŞ, YAKUP ALSANCAK, MUSTAFA CAN, İLKER ÇORDAN, HATİCE ÇALIŞKAN BURGUCU, MELİA KARAKÖSE, FATMA HÜMEYRA YERLİKAYA, MUSTAFA KULAKSIZOĞLU, and FERİDUN KARAKURT
Pages 1033-1040

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Blood neurofilament light chain and thrombospondin-1 levels of patients with autism spectrum disorder
CEM PAKETÇİ, ÇAĞATAY ERMİŞ, ALİRIZA ŞİŞMAN, SEMRA HIZ, BURAK BAYKARA, and ULUÇ YİŞ
Pages 1041-1049

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The correlation of serum sPD-1 and sPD-L1 levels with clinical, pathological characteristics and lymph node metastasis in nonsmall cell lung cancer patients
BURCU ANCIN, MESUT MELİH ÖZERCAN, YİĞİT YILMAZ, SERKAN UYSAL, ULAŞ KUMBASAR, ZEYNEP SARIBAŞ, ERKAN DİKMEN, RIZA DOĞAN, and METİN DEMİRCİN
Pages 1050-1057

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Could lysosomal acid lipase enzyme activity be used for clinical follow-up in cryptogenic cirrhosis?
ENGİN KÖSE, ELÇİN ÇAĞATAY, TUTKU YARAŞ MERCAN, PELİN TEKE KISA, SEMİNAY GÜLER, ZÜMRÜT ARSLAN GÜLTEN, MESUT AKARSU, YAVUZ OKTAY, HÜLYA AYAR KAYALI, and NUR ARSLAN
Pages 1075-1084

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Are disease-related symptoms important to predicting developing diabetes from prediabetes?
SİBEL ENGİN, TOLGA AKKAN, MURAT DAĞDEVİREN, TİJEN ŞENGEZER, and MUSTAFA ALTAY
Pages 1093-1102

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CHA2DS2-VASc score as a prognostic indicator in patients with atrial fibrillation undergoing coronary stenting
JIAN-YONG ZHENG, DONG-TAO LI, YI-GANG QIU, YI-XIONG HUANG, ZHENG-MING XU, LI ZHAO, YU CHEN, YI CAO, YI-DA TANG, CHENG-JUN GUO, ZHI-MIN MA, YONG-QUAN WU, YAN JIAO, and TIAN-CHANG LI
Pages 1103-1110

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Optimal screw positioning in cervical pedicles to avoid complications
KEREM ATALAR, ZAFER KUTAY COŞKUN, and AHMET MEMDUH KAYMAZ
Pages 1118-1129

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Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease phenotypes in Turkey: the COPET study-a national, multicenter cross-sectional observational study
ESRA YAZAR, BURCU ARPINAR YİĞİTBAŞ, CAN ÖZTÜRK, MUKADDER ÇALIKOĞLU, GAZİ GÜLBAŞ, MUZAFFER ONUR TURAN, HÜLYA DOĞAN ŞAHİN, NURHAN SARIOĞLU, NEVİN TACİ HOCA, FULSEN BOZKUŞ, SEDA TURAL ÖNÜR, NİHAL ARZU MİRİCİ, NALAN OGAN, NİLGÜN YILMAZ DEMİRCİ, and BURCU YORMAZ
Pages 1130-1138

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The clinical and demographical characteristics of Turkish pediatric lymphedema patients: a multicenter study
PINAR BORMAN, AYŞEGÜL BALCAN, SİBEL EYİGÖR, EVRİM COŞKUN, FİKRİYE FİGEN AYHAN, BURCU DUYUR ÇAKIT, SEÇİL VURAL, MELTEM VURAL, ESRA DENİZ PAPATYA ÇAKIR, DENİZ NAZİRE ÇAĞDAŞ AYVAZ, AYŞEGÜL YAMAN, AYŞE BEYHAN LALE CERRAHOĞLU, and SEVİL CEYHAN DOĞAN
Pages 1139-1147

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Stable and exacerbation period serum cytokine and periostin levels of the five distinct phenotypes of severe asthma
MURAT TÜRK, İNSU YILMAZ, SELMA GÖKAHMETOĞLU, and AYŞE NEDRET KOÇ
Pages 1148-1159

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Evaluation of cardiovascular changes in patients with gastric wall fat halo sign
ALİ KÜPELİ, ESER BULUT, EDHEM ÜNVER, and GÜRKAN DANIŞAN
Pages 1169-1176

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Surgical outcomes of extraskeletal myxoid chondrosarcoma
COŞKUN ULUCAKÖY, İSMAİL BURAK ATALAY, ALİEKBER YAPAR, AHMET YİĞİT KAPTAN, İZZET BİNGÖL, MEHMET DOĞAN, and MEHMET FATİH EKŞİOĞLU
Pages 1183-1189

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A single-center experience of magnetic resonance imaging findings of fetal sacrococcygeal teratomas
MESUDE TOSUN, İSA ÇAM, HANDE USLU, YASEMİN DOĞAN, and YONCA ANIK
Pages 1190-1196

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Evaluation of the relationship between vitamin D level and adropin, IL-1ß, IL-6, and oxidative status in women
MEHMET ZORLU, ABDÜSSELAM ŞEKERCİ, MUHAMMED TUNÇ, ERAY METİN GÜLER, BEDİA GÜLEN, CUMALİ KARATOPRAK, MUHARREM KISKAÇ, and MUSTAFA ÇAKIRCA
Pages 1197-1206

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The reliability and validity of the Turkish version of the multiple sclerosis impact scale-29
FATİH ÖZDEN, MEHMET ÖZKESKİN, and AYŞE NUR YÜCEYAR
Pages 1216-1222

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Venom immunotherapy and difficulties encountered before and during immunotherapy: Double sensitization, systemic reactions, treatment with omalizumab, and high dose VIT
GÜLDEN PAÇACI ÇETİN, İNSU YILMAZ, MURAT TÜRK, BAHAR ARSLAN, and SAKİNE NAZİK BAHÇECİOĞLU
Pages 1223-1234

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Amount of reoperation following surgical repair of nonsyndromic craniosynostosis at a single center
DUYGU BAYKAL, RABİA NUR BALÇIN, and MEVLÜT ÖZGÜR TAŞKAPILIOĞLU
Pages 1235-1240

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The clinical, pathological, and genetic characteristics of lipid storage myopathy in northern China
JINGZHE HAN, SHAN LU, XUEQIN SONG, GUANG JI, YANAN XIE, and Hongran WU
Pages 1256-1265

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Cerebrospinal fluid level of neurofilament light chain is associated with increased disease activity in neuro-Behçet's disease
ZERRİN KARAASLAN, ELİF ŞANLI, ÖZLEM TİMİRCİ KAHRAMAN, VUSLAT YILMAZ, ECE AKBAYIR, GİZEM KORAL, SEMA İÇÖZ, TUNCAY GÜNDÜZ, CEM İSMAİL KÜÇÜKALİ, MURAT KÜRTÜNCÜ, and ERDEM TÜZÜN
Pages 1266-1273

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Comparison of two different minimally invasive techniques used in bladder stone surgery for preschool-aged children
İSMAİL YAĞMUR, MEHMET DEMİR, BÜLENT KATI, EYYUP SABRİ PELİT, ESER ÖRDEK, and HALİL ÇİFTÇİ
Pages 1274-1280

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Examination of diaphragm thickness, mobility and thickening fraction in individuals with COPD of different severity
CEYHUN TOPCUOĞLU, EYLEM TÜTÜN YÜMİN, MUSTAFA HIZAL, and SUAT KONUK
Pages 1288-1298

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Hand-assisted laparoscopic donor nephrectomy: 1864 cases in 15 years of experience
BİLAL GÜNAYDIN, TAHA UÇAR, EMRE ARPALI, BAŞAK AKYOLLU, SERKAN AKINCI, CİHAN KARATAŞ, KENAN ÖZTORUN, and BURAK KOÇAK
Pages 1322-1328

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Analysis of the relationship between tuberculosis-related mortality and nitrous oxide emission levels in the world with the environmental Kuznets curve method
ŞERİFE TORUN, KADİR YILMAZ, ŞEVKET ÖZKAYA, ŞEBNEM YOSUNKAYA, and MÜŞERREF ŞULE AKÇAY
Pages 1329-1335

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Efficacy of transcranial magnetic stimulation in treatment-resistant depression
KEMAL AKPINAR, NALAN KALKAN OĞUZHANOĞLU, and TUĞÇE TOKER UĞURLU
Pages 1344-1354

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EGFR blocker lapatinib inhibits the synthesis of matrix metalloproteinases from synovial fibroblasts
DEMET YALÇIN KEHRİBAR, HAKAN EMMUNGİL, NEŞE BAŞAK TÜRKMEN, OSMAN ÇİFTÇİ, EMİNE ŞALVA, and METİN ÖZGEN
Pages 1355-1361

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Evaluation of toxic effects of dapagliflozin on reproductive system in diabetic rats
BAHAR KARACA, TUĞÇE BORAN, AYÇA KARAGÖZ KÖROĞLU, FERİHA ERCAN, and GÜL ÖZHAN
Pages 1362-1370

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Interrupted processing of paired somatosensory stimuli in short interstimulus intervals: role of thalamo-cortical oscillations
NERMİN TEPE, HÜRREM EVREN BORAN, SALİH GEDUK, ERGİN DİLEKÖZ, İLKAY ULUSOY, and HAYRUNNİSA BOLAY BELEN
Pages 1371-1377

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Effects of different scar types on flap viability in a skin flap model: an experimental study
CEYHUN UZUN, CAN İLKER DEMİR, EMRAH KAĞAN YAŞAR, MEHDİ ASADOV, MURAT ŞAHİN ALAGÖZ, ESRA CİVRİZ, and ÇİĞDEM VURAL
Pages 1389-1399

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Future pandemics: how can we be ready?
ZEYNEP TÜRE YÜCE and EMİNE ALP MEŞE
Pages 1400-1403

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Low-dose valacyclovir use with preemptive monitoring in kidney transplant recipients with intermediate cytomegalovirus infection risk
ARZU VELİOĞLU, SELMA ALAGÖZ, DİLEK BARUTÇU ATAŞ, İZZET HAKKI ARIKAN, EBRU AŞICIOĞLU, MEHMET BURAK AKSU, NURHAN SEYAHİ, and ZÜBEYDE SERHAN TUĞLULAR
Pages 1404-1407

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Erector spinae plane block in chronic pain: a retrospective study
HANZADE AYBÜKE ÜNAL ARTIK, TÜRKAN GÜLPINAR, ADEM HALİS, and NALAN ÇELEBİ
Pages 1408-1410

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Fragmented QRS formation in nonhypertensive acromegaly patients
MUHAMMET DURAL, GÖKNUR YORULMAZ, KADİR UĞUR MERT, and SELDA MURAT
Pages 1413-1414

Editors

Editor-in-Chief
Prof. Dr. Murat KEKİLLİ
Gazi University

Associate Editors-in-Chief
Prof. Dr. Selim ARICI
Ondokuz Mayis University
Prof. Dr. Kürşat ALTINBAŞ
Selçuk University
Prof. Dr. Zehra Sema ÖZKAN
Kırıkkale University
Doç. Dr. Alpaslan TANOĞLU
University of Health Sciences

Editorial Board