Cyprus Journal of Medical Sciences

Editor
Sonuç Büyük
Department of Pathology, Dr. Burhan Nalbantoğlu State Hospital, Nicosia, Cyprus
[email protected] 

Associate Editors
Düriye Deren Oygar
Department of Nephrology, Dr. Burhan Nalbantoğlu State Hospital, Nicosia, Cyprus
[email protected]

Erol Dülger
Department of Opthalmology, Near East University Hospital, Nicosia, Cyprus
[email protected]

Hasan Mete İnançlı
Private Clinic of Otorhinolaryngology, Nicosia, Cyprus
[email protected]

Ozan Emiroğlu
Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Dr. Burhan Nalbantoğlu State Hospital, Nicosia, Cyprus
[email protected]

Ömer Taşargöl
Department of Anesthesiology and Reanimation, Dr. Burhan Nalbantoğlu State Hospital, Nicosia, Cyprus
[email protected]

Serap Soytaç İnançlı
Private Clinic of Endocrinology and Metabolic Diseases and Internal Medicine, Nicosia, Cyprus
[email protected] 

National Advisory Board
Ali Ulvi Önder
Department of Urology, Near East University School of Medicine, Nicosia, Cyprus

Amber Eker
Department of Neurology, Near East University School of Medicine, Nicosia, Cyprus

Ayşe Gökyiğit 
Department of Pharmaceutical Services of the Ministry of Health, Nicosia, Cyprus

Ayşe Ülgen
Department of Biostatisticsand Genetics, Eastern Mediterranean University School of Medicine, Famagusta, Cyprus

Beste Kamiloğlu
Department of Orthodontics, Near East University School of Dentistry, Nicosia, Cyprus

Bülent Haydar
Private Clinic of Maxillofascial Surgery, Nicosia, Cyprus

Cenk Conkbayır
Department of Cardiology, Near East University School of Medicine, Nicosia, Cyprus

Ender Volkan
Cyprus International University School of Pharmacy, Nicosia, Cyprus

Erdem Beyoğlu
Barış Mental and Neurological Disorders State Hospital, Nicosia, Cyprus

Fatma Deniz
Department of Dermatology, Girne Akçiçek State Hospital, Girne, Cyprus

Filiz Besim
Private Clinic of Maxillofascial Surgery, Nicosia, Cyprus

Gamze Mocan Kuzey
Department of Pathology and Cytology, Near East University School of Medicine, Nicosia, Cyprus

Gönül Küçük
Department of Pediatric Surgery, Dr.Burhan Nalbantoglu State Hospital, Nicosia, Cyprus

Gülsen Bozkurt
Private Clinic of Hematology, Nicosia, Cyprus

Gülten Sucu 
Department of Nursing, Eastern Mediterranean University School of Health Sciences, Famagusta, Cyprus

Hanife Erçal Ezgi
Department of Dermatology, Dr. Burhan Nalbantoğlu State Hospital, Nicosia, Cyprus

Hasan Besim
Department of General Surgery, Near East University School of Medicine, Nicosia, Cyprus

İdris Deniz
Department of Forensic Medicine, Dr. Burhan Nalbantoğlu State Hospital, Nicosia, Cyprus

İsmet Başar
Department of Urology, Dr. Burhan Nalbantoğlu State Hospital, Nicosia, Cyprus

Kenan Arifoğlu 
Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Dr. Burhan Nalbantoglu State Hospital, Nicosia, Cyprus

Kerem Teralı
Department of Medical Biochemistry, Near East University School of Medicine, Nicosia, Cyprus

Mehmet İnan 
Department of General Surgery, Private Magusa Medicine Center, Famagusta, Cyprus

Meltem Nalça
Department of Radiation Oncology, Near East University School of Medicine, Nicosia, Cyprus

Mümtaz Güran
Department of Medical Microbiology, Eastern Mediterranean University School Medicine, Famagusta, Cyprus

Murat Uncu
Department of Biochemistry, Near East University School of Medicine, Nicosia, Cyprus

Mustafa Kalfaoğlu 
Department of General Surgery, Magusa State Hospital, Famagusta, North Cyprus

Nahide Gökçora
Department of Nucleer Medicine, East Mediterranian University School of Medicine, Famagusta, Cyprus

Nerin N. Bahçeciler 
Department of Pediatrics, Near East University School of Medicine, Nicosia, Cyprus

Sevda Lafcı
Department of Anatomy,  Near East University School of Medicine, Nicosia, Cyprus

Sezgin Handan
Department of Nursing, Eastern Mediterranean University School of Health Sciences, Famagusta, Cyprus

Sibel Tozaki
Department of Dermatology, Dr. Burhan Nalbantoğlu State Hospital, Nicosia, Cyprus

Songül Acar Vaizoğlu
Department of Public Health, Near East University School of Medicine, Nicosia, Cyprus

Süha Akpınar
Department of Radiology, Near East University School of Medicine, Nicosia, Cyprus

Tarık İzbul
Department of General Surgery, Dr. Burhan Nalbantoğlu State Hospital, Nicosia, Cyprus

Tevfik Eker 
Department of General Surgery, Private Magusa Medicine Center, Famagusta, Cyprus

Tijen Ataçağ
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Near East University School of Medicine, Nicosia, Cyprus

Turgay Akalın
Private Clinic of Neurology, Nicosia, Cyprus

Ülvan Özad
Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Near East University School of Medicine, Nicosia, Cyprus

International Advisory Board
A.C. Joao Lima
Department of Radiology, Johns Hopkins Medicine, Baltimore, USA

Aliye Özenoğlu
Department of Nutrition and Dietetics, Ondokuz Mayıs University Samsun Health School , Samsun, Turkey

Alp Usubütün
Department of Pathology, Hacettepe University School of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey

Alper Sertçelik
Department of Cardiology, Sanko University School of Medicine, Gaziantep, Turkey

Ayla Ünsal
Department Of Nursing, Ahi Evran University School Of Health, Kırşehir, Turkey

Ayşe Nihal Demircan 
Department of Opthalmology, Çukurova University School of Medicine, Adana, Turkey

Aytekin Besim
Private Clinic of Radiology, Ankara, Turkey

Bengi Semerci 
Department of Psychiatrist, Institute of Bengi Semerci, İstanbul, Turkey

Barış Doğu Yıldız
Department of General Surgery, Ankara Numune Research and Training Hospital, Ankara, Turkey

Çağrı Büke 
Department of Enfectious Diseases and Clinical Microbiology, Yeditepe University School of Medicine, İstanbul, Turkey

Cem Ertan
Department of Emergency Medicine, Akdeniz University School of Medicine, Antalya, Turkey

Cem Terzi
Department of General Surgery, Dokuz Eylül University School of Medicine, İzmir, Turkey

Coşkun Yorulmaz 
Department of Forensic Medicine, İstanbul University Cerrahpaşa School of Medicine, İstanbul, Turkey

Dilek Kılıç 
Department of Enfectious Diseases, Kırıkkale University School of Medicine, Kırıkkale, Turkey

Dilek Yavuz
Department of Internal Medicine and Endocrinology Section, İstanbul University School of Medicine, İstanbul, Turkey

Ebru Yılmaz Yalçınkaya
Department of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation, Gaziosmanpaşa  Taksim Research and Training Hospital, İstanbul, Turkey

Elif Arı Bakır
Department of Nephrology, Kartal Dr. Lütfi Kırdar Training Hospital, İstanbul, Turkey

Egemen İdiman
Department of Neurology, Dokuz Eylül University School of Medicine, İzmir, Turkey

Emre Canda
Department of General Surgery, Dokuz Eylül University School of Medicine, İzmir, Turkey

Erkan Göksu 
Department of Emergency Medicine, Akdeniz University School of Medicine, Antalya, Turkey

Erol Baysal
Dubai Genetic and Thalassemia Center, Dubai Health Authority, Dubai, UAE

Fatih Köse
Department of Oncology, Başkent University School of Medicine, Adana Search and Practise Hospital, Adana, Turkey

Fazıl Tuncay Aki
Department of Urology, Head of Transplantation Unite, Hacettepe University School of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey

Funda Tuğcu
Department of Orthodontics, Ankara University School of Dentistry, Ankara, Turkey

Gökhan Berktuğ Bahadır
Department of Pediatric Surgery, Mersin University School of Medicine, Mersin, Turkey

Gülnur Göllü Bahadır
Department of Pediatric Surgery, Ankara University School of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey

Gökhan Nergizoğlu
Department of InternalMedicine-Nephrology, Ankara University School of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey

Gölge Acaroğlu
Private Clinic of Opthalmology, Ankara, Turkey

Hür Hassoy
Department of Public Health, Ege University School of Medicine, İzmir, Turkey

Hakan Altay
Department of Cardiology, Başkent University İstanbul Hospital, İstanbul, Turkey

Hüseyin Bakkaloğlu
Department of General Surgery, İstanbul University School of Medicine, İstanbul, Turkey

Hüseyin Mertsoylu 
Department of Oncology, Başkent University School of Medicine, Adana Search and Practise Hospital, Adana, Turkey

İlhami Kuru
Department of Orthopedics and Traumatology, Başkent University School of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey

Kemal Bakır
Department of Pathology, Gaziantep University School of Medicine, Gaziantep, Turkey

Kemal Dolay
Department of General Surgery, Bezmialem Vakif University, Bezmialem Hospital, İstanbul, Turkey

Kürşad Türksen
Samuel Lunenfeld Research Institute, Mount Sinai Hospital University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada

Lale Tokgözoğlu
Department of Cardiology, Hacettepe University School of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey

Levent Sennaroğlu
Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Hacettepe University School of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey

Mazhar Tokgözoğlu
Department of Orthopaedics and Traumatology, Hacettepe University School of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey

Melih Atahan Güven
Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics, Acıbadem University School of Medicine, İstanbul, Turkey

Mustafa Camgöz
Department of Life Sciences, Imperial Collage School of Natural Sciences, London, United Kingdom

Müfit Akyüz
Department of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation, Karabük University School of Medicine, Karabük, Turkey

Müslime Akbaba 
Department of Opthalmology, Acıbadem University School of Medicine, İstanbul, Turkey

Mustafa Sertaç Yazıcı
Department of Urology, Hacettepe University School of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey

Neval Duman
Department of Internal Medicine-Nephrology, Ankara University School of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey

Nihat Yavuz
Department of General Surgery, İstanbul University School of Medicine, İstanbul, Turkey

Nilgün Kapucuoğlu
Department of Pathology, Acıbadem University School of Medicine, İstanbul, Turkey

Nilüfer Rahmioğlu
Department of Genetics, University of Oxford School of Medicine, Oxford, United Kingdom

Nuray Başsüllü Kara
Department of Pathology, Acıbadem University School of Medicine, İstanbul, Turkey

Nuri Özgirgin
Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Bayındır Hospital, Ankara, Turkey

Orçun Şahin
Department of Orthopedics and Traumatology, Başkent University School of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey

Oytun Erbaş
Department of Experimental Medicine, The Scientific and Technological Research Council (TUBITAK-Martek) of Turkey, IL, USA

Özgür Deren
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Hacettepe University, Ankara, Turkey

Özgür Özyılkan
Department of Oncology, School of Medicine, Başkent University Adana Search and Practise Hospital, Adana, Turkey

Peyman Yalçın
Department of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation, Ankara University School of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey

Pınar Zeyneloğlu
Department of Anesthesiology and Reanimation, Başkent University, Ankara Hospital, Ankara, Turkey

Ralph Tufano
Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, Johns Hopkins Medicine, Baltimore, USA

Rahmi Kılıç
Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Kırıkkale University School of Medicine, Kırıkkale, Turkey

Salih Marangoz
Department of Orthopaedics and Traumatology, Acıbadem Mehmet Ali Aydınlar University School of Medicine, İstanbul, Turkey

Selçuk İnanlı
Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, Marmara University School of Medicine, İstanbul, Turkey

Serap Öztürkcan
Department of Dermatology, Celal Bayar University School of Medicine, Manisa, Turkey

Serkan Durdu
Department of CardiovascularSurgery, Cebeci Kardiac Center, Ankara University School of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey

Serkan Sertel
Department of Otorhinolaryngology, University of Heidelberg Neuenheimer Feld, Heidelberg, Germany 

Serpil Altındoğan
Department of Oral Maxillofascial Surgery, Ankara University School of Dentistry, Ankara, Turkey

Server Serdaroğlu
Department of Dermatology, İstanbul University Cerrahpaşa School of Medicine, İstanbul, Turkey

Şaziye Şahin
Department of Anesthesiology and Reanimation, Gazi University Dental School of Dentistry, Ankara, Turkey

Teslime Atlı
Department of Geriatrics, Ankara University School of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey

Tolga Karcı
Department of Orthopaedics and Traumatology, İzmir Şifa University İzmir, Turkey

Ufuk Ateş
Department of Pediatric Surgery, Ankara University School of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey

Vedat Göral
Department of Gastroenterology, İstanbul Medipol University School of Medicine, İstanbul, Turkey

Vural Fidan
Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Yunus Emre State Hospital, Eskişehir, Turkey

Yeşim Sağlıcan
Department of Pathology, Acıbadem University School of Medicine, İstanbul, Turkey                                                                     

Publisher
İbrahim KARA

Publication Director
Ali ŞAHİN

Editorial Development
Gizem KAYAN

Finance and Administration
Zeynep YAKIŞIRER ÜREN

Deputy Publication Director
Gökhan ÇİMEN

Publication Coordinators
Betül ÇİMEN
Özlem ÇAKMAK
Okan AYDOĞAN
İrem DELİÇAY
Arzu YILDIRIM

Project Coordinators
Sinem KOZ
Doğan ORUÇ

Graphics Department
Ünal ÖZER
Deniz DURAN
Beyzanur KARABULUT

ISSN2149-7893 EISSN 2536-507X
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