Susceptibility of larvae of wireworms (Agriotes spp.) (Coleoptera: Elateridae) to some Turkish isolates of entomopathogenic nematodes in the laboratory and field conditions
Publication date: Available online 27 May 2020Source: Biological ControlAuthor(s): Ayşegül Öğretmen, Ebubekir Yüksel, Ramazan Canhilal (Source: Biological Control)
Source: Biological Control - May 28, 2020 Category: Biology Source Type: research

Turkish version of the Pregnancy ‐related Anxiety Scale: A psychometric study
AbstractPurposeTo adapt the Pregnancy ‐related Anxiety Scale (PrAS) into Turkish and evaluate its psychometric properties.Design and methodsThis cross ‐sectional study comprised of 400 pregnant women. The PrAS was translated using the methods of translation, back‐translation, consensus meetings, and a trial of potential users. Then, its psychometric properties were evaluated by exploratory factor analysis and confirmatory factor analysis.FindingsThe PrAS consists of 33 items. Following the exploratory factor analysis, the two items in the scale were discarded because factor loads were less than 0.50, therefore, the n...
Source: Perspectives in Psychiatric Care - May 27, 2020 Category: Psychiatry Authors: Gonul Kurt, Hamide Arslan Tags: ORIGINAL ARTICLE Source Type: research

Maternal killer-cell immunoglobulin-like receptors and paternal human leukocyte antigen ligands in recurrent pregnancy loss cases in Turkey.
Conclusion: Our data from a Turkish population suggest that male HLA-C2 homozygosity may play an important role in RPL. Additionally, an incidental match between male HLA-C2 and female HLA-C1 ligand KIR receptors might perturb the balance between activatory and inhibitory KIR-ligand interactions during pregnancy in couples affected by RPL. The roles of orphan KIR2DL5 and orphan KIR2DS3 in RPL remain obscure. PMID: 32450627 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher] (Source: Clinical and Experimental Reproductive Medicine)
Source: Clinical and Experimental Reproductive Medicine - May 26, 2020 Category: Reproduction Medicine Tags: Clin Exp Reprod Med Source Type: research

Addendum to: Mutual influences in the development of pathology and medicine in Austria and Turkey
(Source: Wiener Medizinische Wochenschrift)
Source: Wiener Medizinische Wochenschrift - May 26, 2020 Category: General Medicine Source Type: research

An assessment of Turkish adults' knowledge levels about their salt and sugar consumption, and their attitudes toward protecting children from excessive salt and sugar consumption
The study aimed to assess adults' knowledge levels about salt and sugar consumption and their attitudes toward protecting children from excessive consumption of them. (Source: Journal of Pediatric Nursing)
Source: Journal of Pediatric Nursing - May 26, 2020 Category: Nursing Authors: Isa Celik, Murat Bektas Source Type: research

The effect of diabetes education and short message service reminders on metabolic control and disease management in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus
Type 2 diabetes mellitus (DM) by its ever-increasing prevalence, is a real serious public health problem for Turkey and all over the world [1,2]. Patients with DM, the number of whom is increasing day by day, need to have sufficient knowledge and skills about diabetes management in order to live their lives healthily and comfortably. For these reasons, it is recommended that diabetes education to be a cornerstone of diabetes treatment; however, fewer than half of patients with diabetes have access to diabetes education programs [1]. (Source: Primary Care Diabetes)
Source: Primary Care Diabetes - May 26, 2020 Category: Primary Care Authors: T ürkan Akyol Güner, Gülhan Coşansu Tags: Original research Source Type: research

Organic chemical characterization of size segregated particulate matter samples collected from a thermal power plant area.
Abstract Kütahya city, a thermal power plant (TPPs) affected region of Turkey, has serious air quality problems like similar industrial regions of the world due to the emissions from three closely-located coal-fired TPPs, residential coal combustion along with the contribution of several industrial stacks. The organic chemical speciation of ambient size-segregated particulate matter (PM) was investigated during two seasons at two sites with different pollution characteristics (urban and rural). The ambient PM was collected using a high volume cascade impactor, with 6 stages: PM>10.2, PM10.2-4.2, PM4.2-2.1,...
Source: Environmental Pollution - May 25, 2020 Category: Environmental Health Authors: Ari PE, Ari A, Dumanoğlu Y, Odabasi M, Gaga EO Tags: Environ Pollut Source Type: research

The current status of medical physicist certification program in Iran, compared to Turkey, China, Japan, UK, and USA
(Source: Australasian Physical and Engineering Sciences in Medicine)
Source: Australasian Physical and Engineering Sciences in Medicine - May 25, 2020 Category: Biomedical Engineering Source Type: research

Incidence and risk factors for hepatic sinusoidal obstruction syndrome after allogeneic hematopoietic stem cell transplantation: a retrospective multicenter study of Turkish Hematology Research and Education Group (ThREG)
Hepatic sinusoidal obstruction syndrome (HSOS) is a potentially life-threatening complication of allogeneic hematopoietic stem cell transplantation (allo-HSCT). We retrospectively evaluated the incidence, risk factors, treatment and survival for HSOS after allo-HSCT in Turkey. We also reported our experience of defibrotide (DF) for HSOS prophylaxis in high-risk (HR) patients. Across Turkey, 1153 patients from 10 centers were enrolled in the study. We evaluated the medical records of patients who were treated with allo-SCT between January 2012 and December 2015. (Source: Transfusion and Apheresis Science)
Source: Transfusion and Apheresis Science - May 25, 2020 Category: Hematology Authors: Nur Soyer, Mehmet Gunduz, Emre Tekgunduz, Burak Deveci, Hakan Ozdogu, Handan Haydaroglu Sahin, Esra Ermis Turak, Mufide Okay, Irfan Kuku, Ipek Yonal Hindilerden, Pervin Topcuoglu, Fevzi Altuntas, Ihsan Karadogan, Mustafa Pehlivan, Ali Unal, Hakan Goker, M Source Type: research

CrVI and Trace Element Contaminated Groundwater Systems Connected with Ophiolitic Rocks.
Abstract The level and distribution of chromium (as total chromium and CrVI) and other trace elements were investigated from surface and groundwater samples collected over three periods (n = 155) from Mersin (Turkey) in terms of their origins and potential health risk. The maximum total chromium is 41 µg/L and some of the samples have CrVI contents above 5 µg/L, which is the maximum permissible level of CrVI under Italian regulations. The dominant water facies are Ca-HCO3 and Mg-HCO3 types based on the Piper diagram. The Ca-HCO3 type waters originate mainly from interaction with...
Source: Bulletin of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology - May 25, 2020 Category: Environmental Health Authors: Hatipoglu-Bagci Z, Bayari CS Tags: Bull Environ Contam Toxicol Source Type: research

The state of ethics education at medical schools in Turkey: taking stock and looking forward
Ethics teaching is globally considered an essential part of medical education fostering professionalism. It does not only provide knowledge for good clinical conduct, but also trains medical students as virtuo... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - May 24, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Mustafa Volkan Kavas, Yesim Isil Ulman, Figen Demir, Fatih Artvinli, Melike Şahiner, Meral Demirören, Gamze Şenyürek, Işıl Pakiş and Nadi Bakırcı Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Hospitalization costs associated with diabetic foot ulcers treated by a multidisciplinary team in clinical practice. A retrospective study from southern Turkey.
CONCLUSION: The study revealed that the cost of DFU could show variability in relation to countries' level of development. We highlighted similar studies in other countries; the major factors of total expenses were length of hospitalisation, medication prescription and use of surgery. KEY WORDS: Costs, Diabetic foot, Multidisciplinary team. PMID: 32434962 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher] (Source: Annali Italiani di Chirurgia)
Source: Annali Italiani di Chirurgia - May 23, 2020 Category: Surgery Tags: Ann Ital Chir Source Type: research

Improvement in quality of life and pain scores after laparoscopic management of deep endometriosis: a retrospective cohort study
AbstractPurposeThis is a retrospective cohort study that evaluates the postoperative pain findings of a consecutive series of laparoscopic surgeries for deep endometriosis (DE).MethodsThis multi-center retrospective cohort study was carried out in university hospitals (Istanbul, Turkey). Sixty-five patients diagnosed through bimanual gynecologic examination, gynecologic ultrasound or magnetic resonance imaging-confirmed endometrioma and DE together; who underwent a laparoscopic surgery between 2013 and 2019 by a team of gynecologists, colorectal surgeons, and a urologist were retrospectively evaluated. The data were collec...
Source: Archives of Gynecology and Obstetrics - May 23, 2020 Category: OBGYN Source Type: research

Genotyping and reassortment analysis of highly pathogenic avian influenza viruses H5N8 and H5N2 from Egypt reveals successive annual replacement of genotypes.
Abstract Highly pathogenic (HP) H5N1, clade 2.2.1, and low pathogenic avian influenza (LPAI) H9N2 viruses, G1-B lineage, are endemic in poultry in Egypt and have co-circulated for almost a decade. Surprisingly, no inter-subtypic reassortment events have been reported from the field during that time. After the introduction of HPAIV H5N8, clade 2.3.4.4b, in Egyptian poultry in 2016, suddenly HP H5N2 reassortants with H9N2 viruses emerged. The current analyses focussed on studying 32 duck flocks, 4 broiler chicken flocks, and 1 turkey flock, suffering from respiratory manifestations with moderate to high mortality re...
Source: Infection, Genetics and Evolution - May 23, 2020 Category: Genetics & Stem Cells Authors: Hassan KE, Saad N, Abozeid HH, Shany S, El-Kady MF, Arafa A, El-Sawah AAA, Pfaff F, Hafez HM, Beer M, Harder T Tags: Infect Genet Evol Source Type: research

Academic productivity and obstacles encountered during residency training: A survey among residents in orthopedics and traumatology programs in Turkey.
This study aimed to investigate the academic productivity of and the obstacles encountered by orthopedic residents in Turkey. METHODS: Overall, 220 orthopedic specialists who were registered in the Ministry of Health and had started orthopedic residency between 2009 and 2010 were invited to participate in a survey through e-mail. The survey comprised a total of 19 questions to evaluate the academic works conducted and obstacles encountered during residency. Academic work was defined as an article published in the peer-reviewed journals as well as an oral or poster presentation at a national or international congress. ...
Source: Acta Orthopaedica et Traumatologica Turcica - May 22, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Demirtaş A, Karadeniz H, Akman YE, Duymuş TM, Çarkcı E, Azboy İ Tags: Acta Orthop Traumatol Turc Source Type: research

MRI in the evaluation of the azoospermic male.
CONCLUSION: Scrotal MRI is a very effective tool for the evaluation of azoospermic men and may provide important information facilitating interventional treatment of infertility. PMID: 32441653 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher] (Source: Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology : The Turkish Society of Radiology)
Source: Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology : The Turkish Society of Radiology - May 22, 2020 Category: Radiology Authors: Regent B, Skrobisz K, Kozak O, Matuszewski M, Studniarek M Tags: Diagn Interv Radiol Source Type: research

Safety and role of chest CT in COVID-19 patients.
PMID: 32441652 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher] (Source: Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology : The Turkish Society of Radiology)
Source: Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology : The Turkish Society of Radiology - May 22, 2020 Category: Radiology Authors: Scialpi M, Piscioli I, Scalera GB, Piane E Tags: Diagn Interv Radiol Source Type: research

Early-onset progressive encephalopathy associated with NAXE gene variants: a case report of a Turkish child
(Source: Acta Neurologica Belgica)
Source: Acta Neurologica Belgica - May 21, 2020 Category: Neurology Source Type: research

IJERPH, Vol. 17, Pages 3608: A New Decision Model Approach for Health Technology Assessment and A Case Study for Dialysis Alternatives in Turkey
Conclusions: Peritoneal dialysis is found to be the best choice under the given circumstances, despite its higher costs to society. As an integrated decision-making model for HTA, MCDA4HTA supports both evidence-based decision policy and the transparent commitment of multi-disciplinary stakeholders. (Source: International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health)
Source: International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health - May 21, 2020 Category: Environmental Health Authors: Öztürk Tozan Vayvay Tags: Article Source Type: research

Investigation of the relationship between maternal attachment and breastfeeding self-efficacy and affecting factors in Turkish sample
This research aimed to investigate the factors affecting the perception of mothers about breastfeeding self-efficacy and their maternal attachment between the fourth and eighth postnatal weeks and their relation. (Source: Journal of Pediatric Nursing)
Source: Journal of Pediatric Nursing - May 21, 2020 Category: Nursing Authors: S üreyya Gümüşsoy, Nigar Ardıç Çelik, Özlem Güner, Didem Kıratlı, Şenay Ünsal Atan, Oya Kavlak Source Type: research

A Revised And Expanded Version Of The Turkish Childhood Trauma Questionnaire (CTQ-33): Overprotection-Overcontrol As Additional Factor
. (Source: Journal of Trauma and Dissociation)
Source: Journal of Trauma and Dissociation - May 21, 2020 Category: Psychiatry Authors: Vedat Şar I şıl Necef Tuba Mutluer Parmis Fatih Tu ğba Türk-Kurtça Source Type: research

Midwifery students' reactions to ethical dilemmas encountered in outpatient clinics.
CONCLUSION: This study has shown that while students respected women's choice, they also expressed great ambivalence in some situations when personal values conflict with dominant societal beliefs and professional ethics. A focus on ethics education to include human rights is suggested as a means to enable students to explore their own social-value judgements, and as a means to limit the possible development of ethical confusion and moral distress. PMID: 32436429 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher] (Source: Nursing Ethics)
Source: Nursing Ethics - May 21, 2020 Category: Nursing Authors: Ejder Apay S, Gürol A, Gür EY, Church S Tags: Nurs Ethics Source Type: research

CT findings of COVID-19 in follow-up: comparison between progression and recovery.
CONCLUSION: As COVID-19 progressed, round GGOs tended to evolve into patchy GGOs, consolidation increased, and pleural effusion could be occasionally observed. As COVID-19 resolved, the crazy-paving pattern and air bronchogram significantly decreased. PMID: 32436847 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher] (Source: Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology : The Turkish Society of Radiology)
Source: Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology : The Turkish Society of Radiology - May 21, 2020 Category: Radiology Authors: Guan CS, Wei LG, Xie RM, Lv ZDORBDHCMUBC, Yan S, Zhang ZX, Chen BD Tags: Diagn Interv Radiol Source Type: research

Rare CT feature in a COVID-19 patient: cavitation.
PMID: 32436846 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher] (Source: Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology : The Turkish Society of Radiology)
Source: Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology : The Turkish Society of Radiology - May 21, 2020 Category: Radiology Authors: Xu Z, Pan A, Zhou H Tags: Diagn Interv Radiol Source Type: research

A review on the use of artificial intelligence for medical imaging of the lungs of patients with coronavirus disease 2019.
In this study, we reviewed the AI for diagnostic imaging of COVID-19 pneumonia. PubMed, arXiv, medRxiv, and Google scholar were used to search for AI studies. There were 15 studies of COVID-19 that used AI for medical imaging. Of these, 11 studies used AI for computed tomography (CT) and 4 used AI for chest radiography. Eight studies presented independent test data, 5 used disclosed data, and 4 disclosed the AI source codes. The number of datasets ranged from 106 to 5941, with sensitivities ranging from 0.67-1.00 and specificities ranging from 0.81-1.00 for prediction of COVID-19 pneumonia. Four studies with independent te...
Source: Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology : The Turkish Society of Radiology - May 21, 2020 Category: Radiology Authors: Ito R, Iwano S, Naganawa S Tags: Diagn Interv Radiol Source Type: research

MinIP technique may be helpful in diagnosing COVID-19.
PMID: 32436844 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher] (Source: Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology : The Turkish Society of Radiology)
Source: Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology : The Turkish Society of Radiology - May 21, 2020 Category: Radiology Authors: Savaş R Tags: Diagn Interv Radiol Source Type: research

Nusinersen injections in adults and children with spinal muscular atrophy: a single-center experience.
CONCLUSION: With the introduction of nusinersen treatment, neurologists and radiologists play an important role in treatment of SMA patients and therefore should be familiar with different techniques and complications of drug administration. Using good technique, it is possible to have very low complication rates even in this complex patient population, and various image-guided procedures can be a safe alternative to surgical approach, even in the most difficult cases. PMID: 32436843 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher] (Source: Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology : The Turkish Society of Radiology)
Source: Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology : The Turkish Society of Radiology - May 21, 2020 Category: Radiology Authors: Özütemiz C, Karachunski P, R Nascene D Tags: Diagn Interv Radiol Source Type: research

Distribution of Trace Metals in Street Dusts and Tree Leaves and Their Source Identification in a Mid-Populated Anatolian City.
Abstract Sivas is a central Anatolian city in Turkey with mid-population. Due to its geographical structure high air pollution episodes can be observed in the atmosphere of Sivas. A study with city wide sampling campaign can help to identify the possible sources. Therefore, we aimed to investigate the multi-elemental and multi-point analysis of trace metals in street dusts and tree leaves in Sivas. In the street dusts, Ca concentration was > 10%. Fe, Cl, and K contribution was 2.5%, 1.75%, and 1.1%, respectively. The average S and Ti concentrations were between 1 and 10 mg/g, I, Mn, Sr, Cr, V...
Source: Bulletin of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology - May 21, 2020 Category: Environmental Health Authors: Nuhoglu Y, Yazıcı M, Nuhoglu C, Kuzu SL, Osmanlıoğlu AE, Kam E Tags: Bull Environ Contam Toxicol Source Type: research

Pediatric case of persistent hiccups associated with hypertrophic olivary degeneration.
CONCLUSION: We highlight a pediatric case of unilateral HOD, which presented with persistent hiccups. Awareness of clinical and radiological findings of HOD is important to avoid misinterpretation as a mass lesion, an ischemic event, or a demyelinating disease and provide adequate management. PMID: 32419431 [PubMed - in process] (Source: The Turkish Journal of Pediatrics)
Source: The Turkish Journal of Pediatrics - May 20, 2020 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Arıcan P, Öztekin Ö, Çavuşoğlu D, Yılmaz SB, Ersen A, Dündar NO, Gençpınar P Tags: Turk J Pediatr Source Type: research

Persistence of right umbilical vein: a singular case.
CONCLUSIONS: The association of E-PRUV draining into the inferior vena cava with shunt through paraumbilical veins, could have preserved offspring by severe cardiac overload, positively affecting prognosis. PMID: 32419430 [PubMed - in process] (Source: The Turkish Journal of Pediatrics)
Source: The Turkish Journal of Pediatrics - May 20, 2020 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Pinna G, De-Carolis MP, Lanzone A, Sordo GD, Botta A, Carolis S Tags: Turk J Pediatr Source Type: research

Maternal and fetal tuberous sclerosis complex: a case report questioning clinical approach.
CONCLUSION: We would like to bring to the attention of clinicians this entity and to emphasize that maternal and fetal TSC can adversely affect maternal and fetal health, and deserves close follow up. Our recommendation is that if cardiac rhabdomyoma/cortical tuber/renal angiomyolipoma are present in prenatal ultrasonography, the parents should be evaluated for TSC. PMID: 32419429 [PubMed - in process] (Source: The Turkish Journal of Pediatrics)
Source: The Turkish Journal of Pediatrics - May 20, 2020 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Onay ÖS, Sağlık AÇ, Köşger P, Saraçoğlu ZN, Toprak U, Uçar B, Tekin AN Tags: Turk J Pediatr Source Type: research

A rare case of syndromic severe congenital neutropenia: JAGN1 mutation.
CONCLUSION: The causes of multisystemic features of mutations in JAGN1 gene remain unknown. JAGN1 mutations must be considered in patients with severe congenital neutropenia especially with facial dismorphism even in the absence of systemic manifestations. PMID: 32419428 [PubMed - in process] (Source: The Turkish Journal of Pediatrics)
Source: The Turkish Journal of Pediatrics - May 20, 2020 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Çipe FE, Aydoğmuş Ç, Baskın K, Keskindemirci G, Garncarz W, Boztuğ K Tags: Turk J Pediatr Source Type: research

Acute necrotizing encephalopathy with organic psychosis: a pediatric case report.
CONCLUSION: Thalamic damage occurs during the Enteroviruses-associated acute necrotizing encephalopathy and it can be related psychiatric sympthoms. Clinicians should be aware of uncommon presentations of ANE, and patients with thalamic damage should be followed for neuropsychiatric manifestations. Early recognition and appropriate treatment of ANE is important to obtain favorable outcomes. PMID: 32419427 [PubMed - in process] (Source: The Turkish Journal of Pediatrics)
Source: The Turkish Journal of Pediatrics - May 20, 2020 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Orgun LT, Arhan E, Aydın K, Torun YT, Güney E, Serdaroğlu A Tags: Turk J Pediatr Source Type: research

Kawasaki disease presented with status epilepticus and diffusion MRI abnormalities in the subcortical white matter.
CONCLUSION: It is necessary to consider AESD as the differential diagnosis of prolonged seizure in infants with KD. Brain MRI led to early diagnosis and intervention in our patient. The neurological prognosis of our patient was relatively good, but the prognosis of KD with AESD is unknown. To clarify this, further case accumulation is warranted. PMID: 32419426 [PubMed - in process] (Source: The Turkish Journal of Pediatrics)
Source: The Turkish Journal of Pediatrics - May 20, 2020 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Keino D, Koto Y, Inuo C Tags: Turk J Pediatr Source Type: research

Wernicke`s encephalopathy manifesting with diplopia after ileojejunostomy: report of a pediatric case with Hirschsprung disease.
CONCLUSION: Although WE is rare in children it can be prevented by early diagnosis and treatment and oculomotor findings such as diplopia can be a warning sign. PMID: 32419425 [PubMed - in process] (Source: The Turkish Journal of Pediatrics)
Source: The Turkish Journal of Pediatrics - May 20, 2020 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Dilber B, Kamaşak T, Eyüboğlu İ, Kola M, Uysal AT, Saruhan H, Yalçın S, Sağ E, Cansu A Tags: Turk J Pediatr Source Type: research

Mild encephalopathy with reversible splenial lesion associated with echovirus 6 infection: a case report and review of the literature.
CONCLUSION: MERS has an overall good prognosis independently from the treatment approach; this is confirmed by our case - one of the first reported with an Echovirus 6-related encephalopathy. PMID: 32419424 [PubMed - in process] (Source: The Turkish Journal of Pediatrics)
Source: The Turkish Journal of Pediatrics - May 20, 2020 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Masiello E, Gatto A, Lazzaresc I, Rigante D, Mariotti P, Valentini P Tags: Turk J Pediatr Source Type: research

Congenital afibrinogenemia in a 4-year-old girl complicated with acute lymphoblastic leukemia.
CONCLUSION: This case aims to highlight therapeutic approaches for the management of afibrinogenemia patients with acute leukemia. PMID: 32419423 [PubMed - in process] (Source: The Turkish Journal of Pediatrics)
Source: The Turkish Journal of Pediatrics - May 20, 2020 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Özcan A, Samur B, Akyol Ş, Erdoğmuş NA, Patıroğlu T, Karakükçü M, Ünal E Tags: Turk J Pediatr Source Type: research

Children with lymphoma presenting with hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis.
CONCLUSION: In our patients, malignancy directed therapy was sufficient to treat HLH symptoms both at presentation and at recurrence in the second patient. PMID: 32419422 [PubMed - in process] (Source: The Turkish Journal of Pediatrics)
Source: The Turkish Journal of Pediatrics - May 20, 2020 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Aksu T, Bayhan T, Gülhan B, Çakmakcı S, Oğuz AS, Yaralı N, Özbek NY, İlhan İ Tags: Turk J Pediatr Source Type: research

Clinical and laboratory awareness for an under recognized pathogen in newborn meningitis: Mycoplasma Hominis: a case report.
CONCLUSION: M. hominis was accepted as the causative agent of meningitis in this case report. PMID: 32419421 [PubMed - in process] (Source: The Turkish Journal of Pediatrics)
Source: The Turkish Journal of Pediatrics - May 20, 2020 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Kersin SG, Bozan T, Özdemir H, Bilgen HS, Söyletir G, Memişoğlu A, Özek E Tags: Turk J Pediatr Source Type: research

Tetanus; a forgotten infection disease: a report of two cases.
CONCLUSION: With the development of vaccination programs, this disease with high morbidity and mortality can be prevented. PMID: 32419420 [PubMed - in process] (Source: The Turkish Journal of Pediatrics)
Source: The Turkish Journal of Pediatrics - May 20, 2020 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Barlas ÜK, Kıhtır HS, Yeşilbaş O, Petmezci MT, Akçay N, Petmezci E, Hatipoğlu N, Şevketoğlu E Tags: Turk J Pediatr Source Type: research

The corrected QT interval prolongation in adolescents with cardiac iron overload β-thalassemia major.
CONCLUSION: Cardiac iron overload is associated with QTc prolongation in adolescents. QTc interval of 449 ms could be considered as a cut-off point of cardiac iron overload. PMID: 32419419 [PubMed - in process] (Source: The Turkish Journal of Pediatrics)
Source: The Turkish Journal of Pediatrics - May 20, 2020 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Advani N, Advani N, Andriastuti M Tags: Turk J Pediatr Source Type: research

Ambulatory arterial stiffness index is increased in obese children.
Bilge I Abstract BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: One way to measure arterial stiffness is the ambulatory arterial stiffness index (AASI), which is the relationship between diastolic and systolic ambulatory blood pressure (BP) over 24-hours. METHODS: We studied the difference in AASI between obese and lean children. AASI was calculated from 24- hour ambulatory blood pressure monitoring in 53 obese children (33 girls) and compared with age-matched 42 healthy subjects (20 girls). Hypertension was defined according to the criteria of the American Heart Association. To evaluate inflammation, the blood level of high-sen...
Source: The Turkish Journal of Pediatrics - May 20, 2020 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Taşdemir M, Erginöz E, Gayret ÖB, Bilge I Tags: Turk J Pediatr Source Type: research

Outcomes and prognostic factors for pediatric cancer patients admitted to an intensive care unit in a university hospital.
Abstract BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: The aim of this study was to investigate the factors predicting Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU) mortality and the outcomes in cancer patients admitted to PICU. METHODS: We conducted a retrospective study in 48 consecutive cancer patients admitted to the PICU between January 1, 2015 and January 1, 2018. A total of 48 patients (21 males and 27 females) were enrolled in this study. RESULTS: The median age was 77 (33,5-149) months. The median duration of PICU stay was 5 (2-9) days. Patients were classified according to their stage of disease. Ten (20.8%) patients were...
Source: The Turkish Journal of Pediatrics - May 20, 2020 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Dursun A, Dursun A, Akyıldız BN Tags: Turk J Pediatr Source Type: research

Clinically isolated syndrome and multiple sclerosis in children: a single center study.
This study was conducted to determine the differences in clinical and radiological features at the first demyelinating event in children with clinically isolated syndrome (CIS) and multiple sclerosis (MS). METHODS: This was a single center retrospective cohort study of the children with CIS followed-up at Istanbul University Faculty of Medicine, Department of Pediatric Neurology, between 2010 and 2018. Children with CIS who were assessed at 3, 6, 12 and 24 months following their first identified demyelinating event were included. Demographic data, mode of presentation and the presence of the oligoclonal band in the ce...
Source: The Turkish Journal of Pediatrics - May 20, 2020 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Bektaş G, Özkan MU, Yıldız EP, Uzunhan TA, Sencer S, Aydınlı N, Çalışkan M, Özmen M Tags: Turk J Pediatr Source Type: research

Aortic balloon valvuloplasty and mid-term results in newborns: a single center experience.
l K Abstract BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: Aortic balloon valvuloplasty (ABV) has become the first-line treatment for critical aortic valve stenosis in infants. We aimed to evaluate the short- and mid-term results of patients who underwent ABV during neonatal period, the factors affecting the success and complications of the procedure. METHODS: We retrospectively examined 65 patients who underwent ABV during the neonatal period between 1998 and 2017. All hospital records including cardiac catheterization reports, echocardiographic information, and angiographic views were reviewed. RESULTS: Forty five (69.2%...
Source: The Turkish Journal of Pediatrics - May 20, 2020 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Varan B, Yakut K, Erdoğan İ, Özkan M, Tokel K Tags: Turk J Pediatr Source Type: research

Does magnetic resonance imaging increase core body temperature in children? Results of the administration of propofol and ketofol: a randomized clinical study.
CONCLUSION: Temperature monitoring is not necessary for every patient being imaged. However, temperature changes should be closely monitored in high-risk patients. PMID: 32419414 [PubMed - in process] (Source: The Turkish Journal of Pediatrics)
Source: The Turkish Journal of Pediatrics - May 20, 2020 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Beyoğlu ÇA, Kendigelen P, Beyoğlu İ, Altındaş F, Kuruoğlu S, Kaya G Tags: Turk J Pediatr Source Type: research

Clinical manifestation and outcomes of children with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy in Kosovo.
CONCLUSION: The results of our study show that similar to many centers, the etiology of HCM is often uncertain. In the absence of etiology, treatment aimed at the cause is either impossible or, at best, empirical. PMID: 32419413 [PubMed - in process] (Source: The Turkish Journal of Pediatrics)
Source: The Turkish Journal of Pediatrics - May 20, 2020 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Bejiqi RA, Retkoceri R, Zeka N, Vuçiterna A, Mustafa A, Maloku A, Bejiqi R Tags: Turk J Pediatr Source Type: research

Increased potassium excretion in children with monosymptomatic nocturnal enuresis: could it be related to Kir 4.1- KCNJ10 gene polymorphism?
ml;l N, Kul S, Tınaztepe K Abstract BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: There are controversial results in the literature regarding urinary electrolytes, especially potassium, in enuretic children. KCNJ10 channel protein, a member of the Kir 4.1 family is expressed in renal distal tubules and has an important function in renal ion transport. We investigated whether KCNJ10 gene polymorphisms are associated with clinical and laboratory findings of a group of Turkish children with monosymptomatic primary nocturnal enuresis (MNE). METHOD: Ninety-seven MNE children and 100 healthy controls were tested for three single nuc...
Source: The Turkish Journal of Pediatrics - May 20, 2020 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Balat A, Parlak M, Balcı SO, Göğebakan B, Büyükçelik M, Çöl N, Kul S, Tınaztepe K Tags: Turk J Pediatr Source Type: research

Osteoarticular involvement of brucellosis in pediatric patients: clinical and laboratory characteristics.
CONCLUSIONS: Osteoarticular involvement was detected in nearly one of every four childhood brucellosis patients in our study. Brucellosis should be considered as a pre-diagnosis in children with osteoarticular complaints, especially in regions where the disease is endemic. PMID: 32419411 [PubMed - in process] (Source: The Turkish Journal of Pediatrics)
Source: The Turkish Journal of Pediatrics - May 20, 2020 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Çiftdoğan DY, Aslan S Tags: Turk J Pediatr Source Type: research

Performance of SNAPPE-II score in neonatal sepsis: an experience from a tertiary care center.
CONCLUSIONS: At a cut-off value of ≥20 in presence of sepsis, SNAPPE-II score offers acceptable indices to predict mortality outcome. Prediction of outcome by SNAPPE-II score is not affected by positive or negative blood culture sepsis. PMID: 32419410 [PubMed - in process] (Source: The Turkish Journal of Pediatrics)
Source: The Turkish Journal of Pediatrics - May 20, 2020 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Samanta M, Biswas C, Pal NK, Sarkar S, Goswami A, Hazra A, Bhowmik A, Sabui TK Tags: Turk J Pediatr Source Type: research