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December, 2017 Vol. 6 No. 4 p614–792

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Med-Science. Year: 2017, Volume: 6, Issue: 4

Original Researches

Antimicrobial activity and antioxidant potential of the methanolic leaf extracts of three cultivars of date palm trees (Phoenix dactylifera) from Saudi Arabia
Emad Mohamed Abdallah; Khalid Musa; Kamal Qureshi; Alaa Sadeek
Med-Science. 2017; 6(4): 614-9
» Abstract » PDF Fulltext» doi: 10.5455/medscience.2017.06.8621


Medication adherence of patients with chronic diseases: a study in the Black Sea region of Turkey
Kursad Yapar
Med-Science. 2017; 6(4): 620-4
» Abstract » PDF Fulltext» doi: 10.5455/medscience.2017.06.8622


The reasons for regimen shift among people living with HIV/AIDS in Asella Referral Hospital
Belay Kasu; Gemechu Zeleke; Fanta Gashe
Med-Science. 2017; 6(4): 625-8
» Abstract » PDF Fulltext» doi: 10.5455/medscience.2017.06.8623


Investigation of the protective and treatment effects of vinpocetine in myocardial infarctional with isoprotenol in rats
Taner Guven; Mehmet Ediz Sarihan; Hakan Parlakpinar; Nigar Vardi; Kevser Tanbek
Med-Science. 2017; 6(4): 629-34
» Abstract » PDF Fulltext» doi: 10.5455/medscience.2017.06.8624


The evaluation of efficacy of three different ultrasonography methods for verification of gastric tube placement in intensive care unit patients
Funda Gok
Med-Science. 2017; 6(4): 635-9
» Abstract » PDF Fulltext» doi: 10.5455/medscience.2017.06.8627


Is there a relation between the changes in circulating lymphocyte counts due to neoadjuvant chemoradiotherapy and intratumoral lymphocytic response and tumor regression grade in locally advanced rectal cancers?
Necdet Fatih Yasar; Bartu Badak; Alaattin Ozen; Deniz Arik; Funda Canaz; Bulent Yildiz; Mehmet Kayhan; Ugur Bilge; Setenay Oner; Durmus Etiz
Med-Science. 2017; 6(4): 640-2
» Abstract » PDF Fulltext» doi: 10.5455/medscience.2017.06.8631


The relation between cervical and thoracal disc herniations and multiple sclerosis plaques: a retrospective review
Ozgul Ocak; Mustafa Cetiner; Yasar Zorlu; Ufuk Sener; Murat Uygur
Med-Science. 2017; 6(4): 643-5
» Abstract » PDF Fulltext» doi: 10.5455/medscience.2017.06.8632


Polypharmacy and associated factors in people living in a nursing home in Kayseri Turkey
Semsinnur Gocer; Osman Gunay; Tuncay Polat; Rabiye Ozlem Ulutabanca; Zehra Incedal Sonkaya
Med-Science. 2017; 6(4): 646-52
» Abstract » PDF Fulltext» doi: 10.5455/medscience.2016.06.8633


Beneficial effects of melatonin on acetylsalicylic acid induced liver damage in rats
M. Ediz Sarihan; Hakan Parlakpinar; Alaattin Polat; Nigar Vardi; Onural Ozhan; Ahmet Acet
Med-Science. 2017; 6(4): 653-8
» Abstract » PDF Fulltext» doi: 10.5455/medscience.2017.06.8628


Family functioning is related to health behaviors in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus
Ricardo Gutierrez-Mata; Silvia Maynez-Ocón; Rene Gameros-Gardea; Alma Arriaga-Gonzalez; Eliseo López-Hernandez
Med-Science. 2017; 6(4): 659-62
» Abstract » PDF Fulltext» doi: 10.5455/medscience.2017.06.8635


Effect of taping techniques on pain and grip strength in patients with lateral epicondylitis
Khaled Z. Fouda; Ibrahim M. Dewir
Med-Science. 2017; 6(4): 663-7
» Abstract » PDF Fulltext» doi: 10.5455/medscience.2017.06.8636


Assessment of sympathetic skin response to acne vulgaris
Aysegul Polat; Selma Korkmaz; Hatice Kose Ozlece
Med-Science. 2017; 6(4): 668-70
» Abstract » PDF Fulltext» doi: 10.5455/medscience.2017.06.8637


The views of nurses working at palliative care centers about palliative care and the influence of education on their knowledge level
Metin Dincer; Nazan Torun
Med-Science. 2017; 6(4): 671-7
» Abstract » PDF Fulltext» doi: 10.5455/medscience.2017.06.8638


Characteristics and injury severity score of childhood injuries at Emergency Department of Suez Canal University Hospital
Sobhy Ahmed Sobhy; Hesham Fathey El-Sayed; Lamiaa El-Sayed Fialaa; Monira Taha Ismail; Hussein Aamer Awaad
Med-Science. 2017; 6(4): 678-84
» Abstract » PDF Fulltext» doi: 10.5455/medscience.2017.06.8640


Sonographic measurement of palatine tonsil volume in children and comparison with actual volume
Mehmet Ozturk; Tayyar Kilinc
Med-Science. 2017; 6(4): 685-8
» Abstract » PDF Fulltext» doi: 10.5455/medscience.2017.06.8641


Evaluation of drug adherence in patients with non-valvular atrial fibrillation according to geographic regions of Turkey: an analysis from NOAC-TR study
Volkan Emren; Mehdi Zoghi; Gonul Aciksari; Abdullah Aslan; Baris Celebi; Murat Bilgin; Oktay Senoz; Ilgin Karaca; Abdurrahman Akyuz; Salih Kilic; Sinan Inci
Med-Science. 2017; 6(4): 689-95
» Abstract » PDF Fulltext» doi: 10.5455/medscience.2017.06.8642


Comparison of hemodynamic response for intubation and propofol pain caused by lidocaine administration with infusion and tourniquet
Mohammed Deniz; Mustafa Muhlis Alparslan; Koray Ak; Aysel Altan
Med-Science. 2017; 6(4): 696-9
» Abstract » PDF Fulltext» doi: 10.5455/medscience.2017.06.8643


Factors affecting psychosocial adjustments to illness of active tuberculosis patients
Semsinnur Gocer; Osman Gunay; Rabiye Ozlem Ulutabanca; Zehra Incedal Sonkaya
Med-Science. 2017; 6(4): 700-5
» Abstract » PDF Fulltext» doi: 10.5455/medscience.2017.06.8644


Investigation of HBV DNA in HBsAg positive patients
Nihal Secil Bati; Mehmet Sait Tekerekoglu; Yucel Duman
Med-Science. 2017; 6(4): 706-9
» Abstract » PDF Fulltext» doi: 10.5455/medscience.2017.06.8646


Assessment of postural conditions of children at early adolescence period
Fadime Ustuner Top; Dilek Konuk Sener
Med-Science. 2017; 6(4): 710-6
» Abstract » PDF Fulltext» doi: 10.5455/medscience.2017.06.8647


Considerations on pathophysiology of primary dysmenorrhea under the light of alterations in complete blood count parameters
Serkan Bodur; Mine Kanat Pektas; Vuslat Lale Bakir; Mehmet Ferdi Kinci; Ibrahim Alanbay; Ozgur Dundar
Med-Science. 2017; 6(4): 717-20
» Abstract » PDF Fulltext» doi: 10.5455/medscience.2017.06.8648


The frequency of spinal stenosis in patients who underwent total knee arthroplasty
Fatih Duygun; Cengiz Aldemir
Med-Science. 2017; 6(4): 721-3
» Abstract » PDF Fulltext» doi: 10.5455/medscience.2017.06.8677


Evaluate the efficacy of Simvastatin and Fluvastatin in patients with hypercholesterolemia and their effect on liver functions
Hassan A. H. Ali; Ahmed A H Ali; Mohamed E.A. Abdelrahim; Mohamed A. Abu-saif
Med-Science. 2017; 6(4): 724-8
» Abstract » PDF Fulltext» doi: 10.5455/medscience.2017.06.8649


The frequency of De Quarvain Tenosynovitis, Trigger Finger and Dupuytren Contracture accompanying Idiopathic Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Cengiz Aldemir; Fatih Duygun
Med-Science. 2017; 6(4): 729-32
» Abstract »PDF Fulltext» doi: 10.5455/medscience.2017.06.8678


Little negligence leading to irreparable harm: thinner burns
Kemal Arslan; Arif Atay; Tamer Sekmenli; Metin Gunduz; Osman Dogru; Ilhan Ciftci
Med-Science. 2017; 6(4): 733-6
» Abstract » PDF Fulltext» doi: 10.5455/medscience.2017.06.8650


Minimally invasive plate osteosynthesiswith the application of a superior anatomic locking plate; is it a suitable treatment approach for AO-OTA Type B clavicular midshaft fractures?
Suleyman Semih Dedeoglu
Med-Science. 2017; 6(4): 737-42
» Abstract » PDF Fulltext» doi: 10.5455/medscience.2017.06.8652


The importance of curettage in cases of sexual violence
Osman Celbis; Turgay Bork; Abdullah Karaer; Ozlem Ozel Ozcanli; Esra Porgali Zayman
Med-Science. 2017; 6(4): 743-5
» Abstract » PDF Fulltext» doi: 10.5455/medscience.2017.06.8653


The effect of preoperative anxiety on the incidence of perioperative bronchospasm: a prospective observational study
Ozlem Kocaturk; Eylem Oguz
Med-Science. 2017; 6(4): 746-9
» Abstract » PDF Fulltext» doi: 10.5455/medscience.2017.06.8654


Littler heterodigital neurovascular island flap applied to tissue defects of the distal thumb
Fatih Duygun; Cengiz Aldemir
Med-Science. 2017; 6(4): 750-2
» Abstract » PDF Fulltext» doi: 10.5455/medscience.2017.06.8679


Questioning the use of tourniquets in carpal tunnel surgery and determining ideal level
Cengiz Aldemir; Fatih Duygun
Med-Science. 2017; 6(4): 753-5
» Abstract » PDF Fulltext» doi: 10.5455/medscience.2017.06.8680


The possible relationship between epistaxis and protein Z plasma levels
Turan Turhan; Esin Calci; Aydin Acar; Saltuk Bugra Kilinc; Ayse Secil; Kayali Dinc; Suleyman Boynuegri; Zeynel Ozturk
Med-Science. 2017; 6(4): 756-9
» Abstract » PDF Fulltext» doi: 10.5455/medscience.2017.06.8661

Case Reports

Chronic abuse of the three brothers and negligence up to the level of cachexia – case report
Fatmagul Aslan; Zehra Zerrin Erkol; Serdar Timur; Hakan Bulut
Med-Science. 2017; 6(4): 760-3
» Abstract » PDF Fulltext» doi: 10.5455/medscience.2017.06.8651


A case of hypothermia with significant Osborn Wave: a forgotten electrocardiographic finding
Vahit Demir; Huseyin Ede; Samet Yilmaz; Siho Hidayet; Yasar Turan; Ali Riza Erbay
Med-Science. 2017; 6(4): 764-6
» Abstract » PDF Fulltext» doi: 10.5455/medscience.2017.06.8656


Idiopathic talipes equinovarus with preaxial polydactyly of the foot: a case report
Ali Tufan Pehlivan; Suleyman Semih Dedeoglu; Yunus Imren
Med-Science. 2017; 6(4): 767-70
» Abstract » PDF Fulltext» doi: 10.5455/medscience.2017.06.8657


Primary cutaneous anaplastic large cell lymphoma initially clinically considered to be pyoderma gangrenosum
Serpil Sener; Nihal Altunisik; Gulbahar Sarac
Med-Science. 2017; 6(4): 771-3
» Abstract » PDF Fulltext» doi: 10.5455/medscience.2017.06.8665


Surgical approach to retinal detachment with primary congenital glaucoma
Ali Olgun; Dilek Guven; Eyup Duzgun; Selam Yekta Sendul; Hakan Kacar
Med-Science. 2017; 6(4): 774-6
» Abstract » PDF Fulltext» doi: 10.5455/medscience.2017.06.8673


A case of myocardial infarction together with acute appendicitis in Emergency Clinic of Turgut Ozal Medical Center
Mehmet Ediz Sarihan; Sukru Gurbuz; Ali Gur
Med-Science. 2017; 6(4): 777-9
» Abstract » PDF Fulltext» doi: 10.5455/medscience.2017.06.8675


Atrial fibrillation with Wolff–Parkinson-White syndrome: A case report
Abdulmecit Afsin; Kasim Turgut
Med-Science. 2017; 6(4): 780-2
» Abstract » PDF Fulltext» doi: 10.5455/medscience.2017.06.8676


Review Articles



Risk Factors contributing to Methylation Shifts in BRCA1 and associated genes in African Americans with Triple Negative Breast Cancer
Anson Marsh; Sathees Chandra
Med-Science. 2017; 6(4): 787-92
» Abstract » PDF Fulltext» doi: 10.5455/medscience.2017.06.8645


Letter to Editor

Containment of the health care associated infections by adhering to hand hygiene practices
Saurabh RamBihariLal Shrivastava; Prateek Saurabh Shrivastava; Jegadeesh Ramasamy
Med-Science. 2017; 6(4): 783-4
» Abstract » PDF Fulltext» doi: 10.5455/medscience.2017.06.8667


A comment on “General anesthesia management in carotid endarterectomy surgery: a single center experience”
Ali Sait Kavakli
Med-Science. 2017; 6(4): 785-6
» Abstract » PDF Fulltext» doi: 10.5455/medscience.2017.06.8672