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Assessment of the orbital structures using computed tomography in healthy adults.

Niger J Clin Pract 2021 Apr;24(4):561-568

Department of Ophthalmology, Buyukcekmece State Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey.

Objectives: In this study, we retrospectively evaluated the orbital and ocular dimensions using computed tomography (CT) scans in healthy adults.

Materials And Methods: This retrospective study included 302 Turkish adult individuals aged 20-76 years (158 males and 144 females), who underwent paranasal sinus or craniofacial CT due to headache or suspicion of sinusitis, but abnormal orbital or cranial CT findings were not detected. Linear and volumetric measurements of the orbital structures were performed in the sagittal, coronal, and axial planes on CT slices. Read More

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Prevalence of hypercementosis and frequency of possible etiological factors in a Turkish subpopulation.

Niger J Clin Pract 2021 Apr;24(4):483-488

Department of Statistics, Faculty of Science, Sivas Cumhuriyet University, Sivas, Turkey.

Objective: The aim of this study was to investigate the prevalence and types of hypercementosis and the frequency of possible etiological factors in a large sample of Turkish central Anatolian population.

Subjects And Methods: A cross-sectional study was performed using panoramic radiographs of 1176 randomly selected adult patients with an age range of 18-96 years, who presented to the Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology of the Faculty of Dentistry, Cumhuriyet University (Sivas, Turkey) for dental care. Patients were questioned about the presence of systemic diseases. Read More

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Validity and reliability of the Turkish version of brief diabetic foot ulceration risk checklist.

North Clin Istanb 2021 12;8(2):130-138. Epub 2021 Mar 12.

Department of Anesthesia and Reanimation, Health Sciences University Sultan Abdulhamid Han Training and Research Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey.

Objective: This study aims to determine the validity and reliability of the Turkish translation of brief diabetic foot ulceration risk checklist (BDURC).

Methods: This methodological study was conducted at the diabetes clinic of a state hospital in Istanbul, Turkey. The data were collected with the BDURC developed by Zhou et al. Read More

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Human papillomavirus type 13: Genome amplification and characterization data.

Data Brief 2021 Apr 15;35:106955. Epub 2021 Mar 15.

Universidad Autónoma de Yucatan, Centro de Investigaciones Regionales, Dr. Hideyo Noguchi, Laboratorio de Virología, Merida, Yucatan, Mexico.

As for 2020 only two complete genomes of Human papillomavirus type 13 (HPV13) are publicly available in GenBank database. In addition, reports of partial sequences of genetic regions are very limited. Therefore, genomic research that contributes to knowledge of viral components involved in HPV13 pathogenesis, and molecular mechanisms associated to multifocal epithelial hyperplasia (MEH) disease are urged. Read More

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Humic + Fulvic acid mitigated Cd adverse effects on plant growth, physiology and biochemical properties of garden cress.

Sci Rep 2021 Apr 13;11(1):8040. Epub 2021 Apr 13.

Department of Agricultural Trade and Management, Yeditepe University, 34755, Istanbul, Turkey.

Cadmium (Cd) is a toxic and very mobile heavy metal that can be adsorbed and uptaken by plants in large quantities without any visible sign. Therefore, stabilization of Cd before uptake is crucial to the conservation of biodiversity and food safety. Owing to the high number of carboxyl and phenolic hydroxyl groups in their structure, humic substances form strong bonds with heavy metals which makes them perfect stabilizing agents. Read More

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International Validation of the Turkish Inappropriate Medication Use in the Elderly (TIME) Criteria Set: A Delphi Panel Study.

Drugs Aging 2021 Apr 13. Epub 2021 Apr 13.

Section of Geriatrics, Department of Internal Medicine and Paediatrics, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium.

Objective: Explicit screening tools and implicit evaluation methods have been developed to assist healthcare professionals in the management of pharmacotherapy in older adults. As prescribing habits and locally available medications vary considerably between countries, guides tailored to the needs of specific regions may be required. We aimed to report the results of the international Delphi validation study for the Turkish Inappropriate Medication use in the Elderly (TIME) criteria set, which aims to detect inappropriate prescribing in older adults in Eastern Europe. Read More

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Cross-cultural adaptation and validation of the Turkish version of the Musculoskeletal Tumor Society scoring system in patients with musculoskeletal tumors.

Acta Orthop Traumatol Turc 2021 Mar;55(2):141-146

Department of Orthopedics and Traumatology, Koç University, School of Medicine, İstanbul, Turkey.

Objective: This study aimed to translate and cross-culturally adapt the musculoskeletal tumor society (MSTS) scoring system into Turkish and to determine the reliability and validity of the translated version for the functional evaluation of patients with musculoskeletal tumors.

Methods: A total of 36 patients (16 women, 20 men; mean age=36.6; age range=13-75 years) who underwent limb-salvage surgery owing to benign aggressive or malignant musculoskeletal tumors were included in the study. Read More

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Professor Yücel Tümer, MD; a legend, mentor in children's orthopaedics in Turkey.

Acta Orthop Traumatol Turc 2021 Mar;55(2):85-86

Past President of Turkish Society of Children's Orthopaedics (2008-2010).

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Turk Kardiyol Dern Ars 2021 Apr;49(3):250

Archives Of The Turkish Society Of Cardiology Editorial Office.

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Effect of atrial fibrillation on quality of life (AFEQT) questionnaire: A Turkish validity and reliability study.

Turk Kardiyol Dern Ars 2021 Apr;49(3):223-232

Department of Medical Nursing, Aydın Adnan Menderes University School of Nursing, Aydın, Turkey.

Objective: This study aimed to determine the validity and reliability of the atrial fibrillation effect on quality of life (AFEQT) questionnaire and evaluate the quality of life of patients with atrial fibrillation (AF).

Methods: This was a methodological study that included 204 patients with AF over the age of 18 who participated voluntarily in the study. Data were collected using a structured questionnaire, the AFEQT questionnaire, and the University of Toronto atrial fibrillation severity scale (AFSS). Read More

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Hyperkalemia in chronic heart failure with renal dysfunction or diabetes mellitus: Results from the TREAT HF study.

Turk Kardiyol Dern Ars 2021 Apr;49(3):198-205

Dokuz Eylül Üniversitesi Tıp Fakültesi, Kardiyoloji Anabilim Dalı, İzmir, Türkiye.

Objective: Chronic kidney disease (CKD) and diabetes mellitus (DM) are common comorbidities in heart failure (HF). Patients with HF are at a high risk of hyperkalemia, and are therefore undertreated with respect to disease-modifying therapies. The Turkish Research Team-Heart Failure (TREAT HF) data were analyzed for the evaluation of hyperkalemia in real-life clinical practice in HF patients with CKD or DM. Read More

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Faux-Pas Recognition Test: A Turkish adaptation study and a proposal of a standardized short version.

Appl Neuropsychol Adult 2021 Apr 13:1-9. Epub 2021 Apr 13.

Faculty of Medicine, Department of Neurology, Behavioral Neurology and Movement Disorders Unit, Neuropsychology Laboratory, Istanbul University, Istanbul, Turkey.

Faux Pas Recognition Test (FPRT) is one of the most commonly used tools to assess the theory of mind (ToM) and a valid and reliable screening of this social cognitive function in both clinical and research settings is essential. We aimed to evaluate the psychometric properties of the FPRT on a healthy Turkish sample and to develop a shorter form with adequate psychometric properties to provide an easier application for the tester by shortening the test's duration of administration. Four hundred sixteen healthy individuals completed the Turkish version of the FPRT. Read More

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Synthesis, antimicrobial activity, density functional modelling and molecular docking with COVID-19 main protease studies of benzoxazole derivative: 2-(p-chloro-benzyl)-5-[3-(4-ethly-1-piperazynl) propionamido]-benzoxazole.

J Mol Struct 2021 Apr 8:130413. Epub 2021 Apr 8.

Department of Pharmaceutical Microbiology, Faculty of Pharmacy, Trakya University TR-22030 Edirne, Turkey.

This study contains synthesis, antimicrobial activity, density functional modelling and molecular docking studies of benzoxazole derivative: 2-(p-chloro-benzyl)-5-[3-(4-ethly-1-piperazynl) propionamido]-benzoxazole. The synthetic procedure of investigated compound is given in detail. The newly synthesized benzoxazole compound and standard drugs were evaluated for their antimicrobial activity against some Gram-positive, Gram-negative bacteria and fungus and their drug-resistant isolates. Read More

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Social and ethnic disparities in stillbirth and infant death in Denmark, 2005-2016.

Sci Rep 2021 Apr 12;11(1):8001. Epub 2021 Apr 12.

Section of Epidemiology, Department of Public Health, University of Copenhagen, Øster Farimagsgade 5, Postbox 2099, 1014, Copenhagen K, Denmark.

Ethnic disparity in stillbirth and infant death has been demonstrated in Europe. As the relation between migration and health change over time, this population based register study investigated the recent figures and explored if potential differences could be explained by the well-known educational and income inequalities in stillbirth and infant death using a novel approach. Stillbirth and infant mortality varied considerably according to country of origin, with only immigrants from China, Norway, and Poland having an overall lower risk than Danish women. Read More

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Associations between Gilbert's syndrome and personality characteristics.

Trends Psychiatry Psychother 2021 Apr 2. Epub 2021 Apr 2.

Department of Gastroenterology, Sultan Abdulhamid Han Training and Research Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey.

Objective: Gilbert's syndrome (GS) is a benign genetic disorder that is characterized by intermittent mild jaundice in which the liver doesn't process bilirubin properly. The aim of this study was to determine whether GS patients have a different personality structure and if there are associations between properties of temperament and character and total bilirubin levels.

Methods: A total of 1665 young male individuals aged from 19 to 30 who were admitted for occupational examinations were included in this study. Read More

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Prognostic evidence of LEF1 isoforms in childhood acute lymphoblastic leukemia.

Int J Lab Hematol 2021 Apr 12. Epub 2021 Apr 12.

Department of Genetics, Aziz Sancar Institute of Experimental Medicine, Istanbul University, Istanbul, Turkey.

Introduction: The lymphoid enhancer factor 1 (LEF1) is a DNA-binding transcription factor that functions in the Wnt signaling pathway. Increased LEF1 activity is associated with progression of several types of cancer including leukemia. Here, we investigated LEF1 isoform expression and genomic variations in acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL). Read More

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Comparison of the psychosocial impact of acne in adolescents and adults; body satisfaction, self-esteem and quality of life.

J Cosmet Dermatol 2021 Apr 12. Epub 2021 Apr 12.

Clinic of Dermatology, Adıyaman University Training and Research Hospital, Adıyaman, Turkey.

Background: Dermatological diseases, including acne vulgaris, have significant psychosocial effects on patients.

Aims: To compare body satisfaction, self-esteem, and quality of life (QoL) in adolescents and adults with acne.

Methods: A total of 192 acne patients (132 female, 60 male; aged 19. Read More

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Pancreaticobiliary maljunction in Turkish patients: a multicenter case series.

Surg Endosc 2021 Apr 12. Epub 2021 Apr 12.

Department of Gastroenterology, Turkiye Yuksek Ihtisas Hospital, Ankara, Turkey.

Background And Aims: Pancreaticobiliary maljunction (PBM) is a malformation in which the pancreatic and bile ducts join outside the duodenal wall. It is associated with various biliary and pancreatic diseases. In addition, patients with PBM carry a substantial lifetime risk of developing biliary or gallbladder carcinoma. Read More

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Depression, Anxiety, and Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Following Orthopedic War Injuries.

Cureus 2021 Mar 9;13(3):e13792. Epub 2021 Mar 9.

Orthopedics and Traumatology, Izmir University of Economics Medicalpark Hospital, Izmir, TUR.

Introduction There are ongoing wars worldwide, during which significant numbers of people are injured. Several studies have indicated that high rates of depression and anxiety are seen in war-injured patients. Methods Eighty-one male patients treated between November 2019 and January 2021 far from home in a Turkish hospital due to war injuries that happened in the Libyan Civil War were investigated. Read More

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Selective Bilateral Vestibular Neuropathy in a Turkish CMT1B Family With a Novel Mutation.

Neurol Clin Pract 2021 Apr;11(2):e129-e134

Department of Neurology (GA, RTA, İŞŞ) and Department of Neurosciences (GA, KK), Institute of Health Sciences, Department of Medical Genetics (E. Bora, AK, AÜ), Dokuz Eylül University, İzmir, Turkey; Department of Neurology (MB), Mardin State Hospital, Mardin, Turkey; Department of Molecular Biology and Genetics (E. Battaloğlu), Boğaziçi University, İstanbul, Turkey; Hearing, Speech and Balance Unit (GK), Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Dokuz Eylül University, İzmir, Turkey; and Department of Neurology (GMH), Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, University of Sydney, Australia.

Purpose Of Review: To report the findings in 12 members over 3 generations of a family with dominantly inherited Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease (CMT1B) due to a novel mutation, who all had moderately severe selective impairment of vestibular function with normal hearing. Methods used were video head impulse testing of the function of all 6 semicircular canals, Romberg test on foam, nerve conduction studies, and whole exome and Sanger sequencing.

Recent Findings: All affected patients had a demyelinating neuropathy and a novel mutation: c. Read More

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White-Sutton syndrome with hot water epilepsy and coexistence of SHOX gene variations.

Acta Neurol Belg 2021 Apr 10. Epub 2021 Apr 10.

Department of Medical Genetics, Duzce University Medical Faculty, Duzce, Turkey.

The purpose of this study is to reveal the effect on the clinical phenotype of variants detected at family examination of a case of combined pogo transposable element derived with zinc finger domain (POGZ) gene, tubulin folding cofactor E (TBCE) gene, and short stature homeobox (SHOX) gene variation. A Turkish non-consanguineous family consisting of five members was investigated. Whole exome sequence analysis and chromosomal microarray analysis (CMA) were performed for a 2-year-old male patient (the proband) with global developmental delay, hypotonia, dysmorphia, and hot water epilepsy. Read More

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Resolution of sclerotic lesions of dysosteosclerosis due to biallelic SLC29A3 variant in a Turkish girl.

Am J Med Genet A 2021 Apr 10. Epub 2021 Apr 10.

Department of Pediatric Genetics, Cerrahpasa Medical School, Istanbul University-Cerrahpasa, Istanbul, Turkey.

Dysosteosclerosis is a group of sclerosing bone dysplasia characterized by short stature, increased bone fragility, osteosclerosis, and platyspondyly. It is a genetically heterogeneous disorder caused by biallelic mutations in the SLC29A3, TNFRSF11A, TCIRG1, and CSF1R genes. To date, four dysosteosclerosis patients with SLC29A3 mutations have been reported. Read More

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Knowledge, preventive behaviors and risk perception of the COVID-19 pandemic: A cross-sectional study in Turkish health care workers.

PLoS One 2021 9;16(4):e0250017. Epub 2021 Apr 9.

Private Gynecologic Oncology Clinic, Ankara, Turkey.

The coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) outbreak spread to over 100 countries with a total of 100,000 cases during the first week of March 2020. Health care workers, as those on the frontline of the COVID-19 pandemic, are more susceptible to infection. Inadequate related knowledge and preventive behaviors among health care workers might lead to delayed treatment and result in the rapid spread of the infection. Read More

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Mindfulness Among Medical Oncology Doctors and Its Relation With Burnout: Turkish Oncology Group (TOG) Study.

JCO Oncol Pract 2021 Apr 9:OP2001037. Epub 2021 Apr 9.

Department of Medical Oncology, Namık Kemal University, Tekirdağ, Turkey.

Purpose: Medical oncology physicians have been identified as one of the main risk groups for the development of burnout. Mindfulness as being aware of the moment nonjudgmentally seems to be a protective factor against burnout. We aimed to reveal mindfulness levels among medical oncology doctors and the potential impact of mindfulness on burnout syndrome. Read More

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Arsenic speciation in rice samples for trace level determination by high performance liquid chromatography-inductively coupled plasma-mass spectrometry.

Food Chem 2021 Mar 26;356:129706. Epub 2021 Mar 26.

Yıldız Technical University, Department of Chemistry, 34349 İstanbul, Turkey; Turkish Academy of Sciences (TÜBA), Piyade Sokak No.: 27, Çankaya, 06690 Ankara, Turkey. Electronic address:

Six arsenic species, namely arsenite (AsIII), arsenate (AsV), monomethylarsonic acid (MMA), dimethylarsinic acid (DMA), arsenobetaine (AsB) and arsenocholine (AsC) were speciated using a combination of high-performance liquid chromatography and inductively coupled plasma mass spectrometry (HPLC-ICP-MS). Under optimum chromatographic conditions, six arsenic species were well separated, and the performance of the combined system (HPLC-ICP-MS) for the species was determined. The limits of detection were calculated in the range of 0. Read More

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Validity and reliability of Turkish version of Beliefs About Third-Hand Smoke Scale: BATHS-T.

Cent Eur J Public Health 2021 03;29(1):56-61

Family Medicine Department, Meram Medical Faculty, Necmettin Erbakan University, Konya, Turkey.

Objective: Exposure to third-hand smoke (THS) poses health risk, especially for children. THS is mostly ignored in Turkey. The aim of this study is to adapt the Beliefs about Third-Hand Smoke (BATHS) scale to Turkish. Read More

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Workplace Age Discrimination and Affecting Factors in Turkey: A Validation Study.

Exp Aging Res 2021 Apr 8:1-15. Epub 2021 Apr 8.

Department of Social Work, Faculty of Health Sciences, Ankara University, Ankara, Turkey.

: This study was undertaken to adapt Workplace Age Discrimination Scale (WADS) to Turkish. : The sample of the study was composed of 465 volunteered women and men (18+ years) who had an active working life. Corrected item total correlation and Cronbach's alpha internal consistency coefficient were calculated for reliability of WADS. Read More

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Classroom Predictors of National Belonging: The Role of Interethnic Contact and Teachers' and Classmates' Diversity Norms.

J Youth Adolesc 2021 Apr 7. Epub 2021 Apr 7.

Department of Interdisciplinary Social Science, Utrecht University, Padualaan 14, 3584CH, Utrecht, The Netherlands.

Schools can be important for the development of national belonging in students with immigrant backgrounds. Following Contact Theory and prior research on diversity norms, this cross-sectional survey study examined if intergroup contact and perceived diversity norms of teachers and classmates predicted national belonging in ethnic minority (i.e. Read More

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Needs of family members of patients admitted to a university hospital critical care unit, Izmir Turkey: comparison of nurse and family perceptions.

PeerJ 2021 25;9:e11125. Epub 2021 Mar 25.

Public Health, Ege University, Bornova, Izmir, Turkey.

Purpose: This study aims to compare the perceptions of nurses and families on the needs of the relatives of the patients in Intensive Care Unit (ICU).

Methods: This cross-sectional study was conducted in the ICU of a university hospital. The study comprised 213 critical care patients' relatives and 54 nurses working in the same ICU. Read More

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Uveitis related factors in patients with spondyloarthritis; TReasure real life results: Uveitis related factors in patients with spondyloarthritis.

Am J Ophthalmol 2021 Apr 4. Epub 2021 Apr 4.

Division of Rheumatology, Department of Internal Medicine, Eskisehir Osmangazi University, Medical Faculty, Eskisehir, Turkey.

Purpose: Spondylarthritis (SpA) is a group of diseases with overlapping skeletal and extra-articular features. Acute anterior uveitis (AAU) is the most common extra-articular manifestation of SpA. The relation between AAU and SpA is well defined in the current literature. Read More

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