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Turkish Journal of Medical Sciences

Volume 53, Number 5 (2023)

Articles

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Current developments in surface electromyography
VEYSEL ALCAN and MURAT ZİNNUROĞLU
Pages 1019-1031

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Tripartite motif protein 6 promotes hepatocellular carcinoma progression via multiple pathways
Yifeng Zhang, Lin YUAN, SHANSHAN CUI, and SONG WU
Pages 1032-1044

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Levetiracetam ameliorates epileptogenesis by modulating the adenosinergic pathway in a kindling model of epilepsy in mice
MUHAMMAD JAMAL, MUHAMMAD AZAM, SALMAN ALI KHAN, ZAHEER UL-HAQ, and SHABANA USMAN SIMJEE
Pages 1045-1057

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Thrombotic risk assessment in antiphospholipid syndrome: do noncriteria antibodies contribute?
ÖMER ULUDAĞ, SUZAN ÇINAR, THOMAS MCDONNELL, ERHAN ÇENE, YASEMİN YALÇINKAYA, AHMET GÜL, MURAT İNANÇ, and BAHAR ARTIM ESEN
Pages 1067-1074

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CD39 expression on immune cells predicts methotrexate response in rheumatoid arthritis patients
BARIŞ BORAL, İBRAHİM TUNCER, FİLİZ KİBAR, SALİH ÇETİNER, SUADE ÖZLEM BADAK, EMRAH SALMAN, EMRAH KOÇ, EREN ERKEN, and AKGÜN YAMAN
Pages 1075-1083

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Should valgus-impacted proximal humerus fractures necessarily be operated on? Radiological versus functional results
MUHLİK AKYÜREK, EMRE KORAMAN, YUSUF İYETİN, and MEHMET AKAN
Pages 1094-1104

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Clinical characteristics and predictors for recurrence in chronic nonbacterial osteomyelitis: a retrospective multicenter analysis
KADİR ULU, RANA İŞGÜDER, ŞERİFE GÜL KARADAĞ, ESRA BAĞLAN, GÜLŞAH KAVRUL KAYAALP, GÜLÇİN OTAR YENER, KÜBRA ÖZTÜRK, HAFİZE EMİNE SÖNMEZ, SEMANUR ÖZDEL, FERHAT DEMİR, BALAHAN MAKAY, ŞEVKET ERBİL ÜNSAL, BETÜL SÖZERİ, NURAY AKTAY AYAZ, and MUSTAFA ÇAKAN
Pages 1105-1111

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The effect of natural surfactants on the development of postoperative intraabdominal adhesion
AHMET GÖKHAN GÜLER, ALİ ERDAL KARAKAYA, AHMET BURAK DOĞAN, ABDULKADİR YASİR BAHAR, and SADIK YURTTUTAN
Pages 1112-1119

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Rasch analysis, reliability, and validity of the Turkish version of the Lumbar Spine Instability Questionnaire
ERKAN EROL, UMUT APAYDIN, RAMAZAN YILDIZ, AYŞE YILDIZ, SİNEM ERTURAN, DERYA GÖKMEN, ÖZLEM AKKOYUN SERT, BAYRAM SÖNMEZ ÜNÜVAR, HASAN GERÇEK, and BÜLENT ELBASAN
Pages 1120-1126

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Curcumin promotes skin wound healing by activating Nrf2 signaling pathways and inducing apoptosis in mice
JUNLI WU, Li DENG, LING YIN, ZHIRONG MAO, and XIAOQING GAO
Pages 1127-1135

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Awareness and acceptability of monkeypox vaccine in men who have sex with men
ARDA KARAPINAR, DAMLA AKDAĞ, and AYŞE DENİZ GÖKENGİN
Pages 1136-1143

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Validity and reliability study of the quality of recovery scale in Turkish
ÜMMÜHAN KILIÇ, DİLEK KIYMAZ, ESRA SARAÇOĞLU, and BAHADIR YAZICIOĞLU
Pages 1144-1154

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Dietary Inflammatory Index score and its association with body mass index, body fat percentage, body fat mass, and lipid profile in patients with multiple sclerosis
SEDA KAYA, ZEYNEP UZDİL, NİTİN SHİVAPPA, JAMES R. HEBERT, PINAR SÖKÜLMEZ KAYA, and MURAT TERZİ
Pages 1155-1165

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Effects of progressive functional ankle exercises in spastic cerebral palsy, plantarflexors versus dorsiflexors: a randomized trial
MELEK VOLKAN YAZICI, GAMZE ÇOBANOĞLU, GÖKHAN YAZICI, and BÜLENT ELBASAN
Pages 1166-1177

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Impact of 24-week dapagliflozin treatment on body weight, body composition, and cardiac risk indicators of patients with type-2 diabetes mellitus
PINAR AKHANLI, SEMA HEPŞEN, İSMAİL EMRE ARSLAN, HAKAN DÜĞER, HAYRİ BOSTAN, MUHAMMED KIZILGÜL, BEKİR UÇAN, and ERMAN ÇAKAL
Pages 1178-1184

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Clinical and laboratory features in health care volunteers with inactivated SARS-CoV-2 vaccination
ZHIJIE LI, YAFANG WAN, LANLAN XU, WENJIA ZHANG, YU ZHANG, and PU LIAO
Pages 1185-1193

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Pathobiological alterations affecting the distinct clinical courses of pediatric versus adult COVID-19 syndrome
EMRAH ŞENEL, SEYHAN TÜRK, ÜMİT YAVUZ MALKAN, MUSTAFA ÇAĞRI PEKER, CAN TÜRK, HATİCE RAHMET GÜNER, GÜLBERK UÇAR, SEVAL İZDEŞ, BİRCAN KAYAASLAN, GÜLSÜM İCLAL BAYHAN, SERHAT EMEKSİZ, İMRAN HASANOĞLU, ŞERİFE GÖKBULUT BEKTAŞ, ŞEYMA BÜTÜN TÜRK, and SERHAN ÖZCAN
Pages 1194-1204

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Alterations in B and NK cells highly correlate with disease severity in children with COVID-19
EZGİ TOPYILDIZ, NESLİHAN KARACA, RAZİYE BURCU TAŞKIN, AYŞE AYGÜN, ZÜMRÜT ŞAHBUDAK BAL, EYLEM ULAŞ SAZ, NURİ ZAFER KURUGÖL, NECİL KÜTÜKÇÜLER, and GÜZİDE AKSU
Pages 1205-1213

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Which sequence should be used in the thorax magnetic resonance imaging of COVID-19: a comparative study
AYŞE ŞULE ATEŞ, BURAK YAĞDIRAN, ONUR TAYDAŞ, and ÖMER FARUK ATEŞ
Pages 1214-1223

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Novel parameters for predicting fluid responsiveness during the mini fluid challenge and ability of the cardiac power index: an observational cohort study
TANER ABDULLAH, HÜRÜ CEREN GÖKDUMAN, İŞBARA ALP ENİŞTE, AYŞE GÜLŞAH ATASEVER, ACHMET ALI, and FUNDA GÜMÜŞ ÖZCAN
Pages 1224-1233

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Investigating the physiological role of S199A and S199D mutants of PHF6 protein in T-cell acute lymphoblastic leukemia
GÖKÇE ERDOĞAN, OSMAN NİDAİ ÖZEŞ, OSMAN ALPHAN KÜPESİZ, and ŞÜKRAN BURÇAK YOLDAŞ
Pages 1234-1243

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Recurrence of lumbar disk herniation after microdiscectomy: a two-center retrospective analysis of 1214 cases and identification of risk factors
BÜLENT GÜLENSOY, EBRU GÜZEL, MÜGE KUZU KUMCU, HÜSEYİN KARASU, SERKAN ŞİMŞEK, and ASLAN GÜZEL
Pages 1254-1261

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Cupressus arizonica: an emerging aeroallergen for East Mediterranean children
HİLAL ÜNSAL, ÜMİT MURAT ŞAHİNER, ÖZGE UYSAL SOYER, and BÜLENT ENİS ŞEKEREL
Pages 1262-1270

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Serum amylase on postoperative day one is a strong predictor of pancreatic fistula after pancreaticoduodenectomy: a retrospective cohort
OĞUZHAN ÖZŞAY, MEHMET CAN AYDIN, SALİH CAN ÇELİK, KAĞAN KARABULUT, and SAİM SAVAŞ YÜRÜKER
Pages 1271-1280

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Effects of vitrification solution supplemented with platelet-rich plasma in rat ovarian tissue cryopreservation
AYLİN GÖKHAN, TÜRKER ÇAVUŞOĞLU, KUBİLAY DOĞAN KILIÇ, CANSIN ŞİRİN, CANBERK TOMRUK, GÜRKAN YİĞİTTÜRK, OYTUN ERBAŞ, ESER SÖZMEN, and MERAL BAKA
Pages 1281-1292

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Evaluation of diaphragm functions with diaphragm ultrasound and pulmonary function tests in individuals with Friedreich?s ataxia
NUR ALEYNA YETKİN, MEHMET FATİH YETKİN, BURCU BARAN KETENCİOĞLU, FATMA SEMA OYMAK, İNCİ GÜLMEZ, İNSU YILMAZ, and NURİ TUTAR
Pages 1301-1311

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Evaluation of syringin?s neuroprotective effect in a model of neonatal hypoxic-ischemic brain injury
EZGİ YANGIN ERGON, ASLI ÇELİK, AYŞE GÜLDEN DİNİZ ÜNLÜ, RÜYA ÇOLAK, SENEM ALKAN ÖZDEMİR, ŞEBNEM ÇALKAVUR, and OSMAN YILMAZ
Pages 1312-1320

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Body mass index does not affect response of rituximab in patients with rheumatoid arthritis: results from the TURKBİO registry
AHMET KARATAŞ, RABİA PİŞKİN SAĞIR, SÜLEYMAN SERDAR KOCA, HÜSEYİN EDİZ DALKILIÇ, GERÇEK CAN, YAVUZ PEHLİVAN, AYTEN YAZICI, GÜZİDE NEVSUN İNANÇ, AYŞE ÇEFLE, ZEYNEP ERTÜRK, SERVET AKAR, SONER ŞENEL, AHMET MERİH BİRLİK, NURULLAH AKKOÇ, and FATOŞ ÖNEN
Pages 1321-1329

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Comparison of craniotomy and limited membranectomy with conventional techniques in the treatment of chronic subdural hematoma
MEHMET EMİN AKYÜZ, MEHMET HAKAN ŞAHİN, and MEHMET KÜRŞAT KARADAĞ
Pages 1330-1338

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Developmental characteristics of Williams-Beuren syndrome and evaluation of adaptive behavioral skills
ŞENAY GÜVEN BAYSAL, FEYZULLAH NECATİ ARSLAN, MEHMET AKİF BÜYÜKAVCI, FATMA HİLAL YAĞIN, CEMAL EKİCİ, ZEYNEP ESENER, and DERYA DOĞAN
Pages 1348-1357

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Adjustable bone plate: from bench to operating room
GAZİ HURİ, ERDİ ÖZDEMİR, ÖMER SUNKAR BİÇER, PINAR HURİ, SAİT POLAT, TUĞÇE SAPMAZ, and MAHMUT NEDİM DORAL
Pages 1379-1386

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Dynamic thiol-disulfide homeostasis as an oxidative stress marker in ankylosing spondylitis and undifferentiated spondyloarthropathy
CEMALEDDİN ÖZTÜRK, ŞÜKRAN ERTEN, MURAT ALIŞIK, İSMAİL DOĞAN, GÜNİZ YANIK ÜSTÜNER, SALİM NEŞELİOĞLU, and ÖZCAN EREL
Pages 1387-1394

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Recurrent lower urinary tract infections: more than an infection for older women
SENCER GANİDAĞLI, ERCÜMENT ÖZTÜRK, and ZEYNEL ABİDİN ÖZTÜRK
Pages 1395-1403

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Evaluation of vitamin D levels and biochemical markers in infants diagnosed with laryngomalacia
NAGİHAN BİLAL, ÖMER FARUK ÇINAR, SEVCAN İPEK, MUHAMMED SEYİTHANOĞLU, ADEM DOĞANER, and MUHAMMED GAZİ YILDIZ
Pages 1404-1411

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The importance of length and area estimate for forensic medicine without using a measurement tool
AHMET TURLA, HÜSEYİN KARA, NİLAY CANKURT AYAR, BERNA AYDIN, FULYA ZEYNEP LEVENT, and OĞUZHAN KÜLBAZ
Pages 1421-1427

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Mirror neuron activity depending on the content and stage of the observed action: a TMS study
H. EVREN BORAN, HASAN KILINÇ, and BÜLENT CENGİZ
Pages 1428-1437

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Clinical parameters of laminoplasty and laminectomy with fusion in the treatment of cervical spondylosis and analysis of postoperative sagittal balance
MEHMET YİĞİT AKGÜN, ÖZKAN ATEŞ, MEHMET ALİ TEPEBAŞILI, CANER GÜNERBÜYÜK, and ALİ FAHİR ÖZER
Pages 1458-1464

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Correlation of metal ions with specific brain region volumes in neurodegenerative diseases
İSMET MURAT MELEK, BERNA KUŞ, ZÜLAL KAPTAN, and EMİNE PETEKKAYA
Pages 1465-1475

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Acetone extracts of Berberis vulgaris and Cornus mas L. induce apoptosis in MCF-7 breast cancer cells
BURCU USLU, MUSTAFA YAMAN, TUBA ÖZDEMİR SANCI, MUSTAFA GÜNGÖRMÜŞ, ÇAĞLA ZÜBEYDE KÖPRÜ, and FATMA ESRA GÜNEŞ
Pages 1476-1488

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Evaluation of chronic pruritus and associated skin findings in patients with diabetes mellitus
FATMA AVCI MERDİN, AHMET TAHA AYDEMİR, FATMA NUR KORKMAZ, FATMA TUĞÇE ŞAH ÜNAL, ASENA GÖKÇAY CANPOLAT, AYŞE ÖKTEM, ÖZGÜR DEMİR, MUSTAFA ŞAHİN, RIFAT EMRAL, MURAT FAİK ERDOĞAN, SEVİM GÜLLÜ, AYDIN VEDİA GEDİK, PELİN KOÇYİĞİT, and DEMET ÇORAPÇIOĞLU
Pages 1489-1497

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Serum myosin-binding protein c levels: a new marker for exclusion of preterm birth?
ELİF YILDIZ, FATMA KETENCİ GENCER, BURCU TİMUR, and HAKAN TİMUR
Pages 1498-1504

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A retrospective study: Can dual ART mitigate the risk of potential drug-drug interactions among PLWH under stable ART?
AHMET ÇAĞKAN İNKAYA, FATMA NİSA BALLI, EMRE KARA, SALİH KUTAY DEMİRKAN, and SERHAT ÜNAL
Pages 1505-1511

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Postauricular linear basal cell carcinomas related to medical mask cords: a possible association
BENGÜ NİSA AKAY, DİLAN KIZILIRMAK, and AYLIN HEPER
Pages 1523-1525

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