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Our journal is the official publication of Inonu University Medical Faculty and published uninterruptedly for 25 years. It was first published as the name of Inonu University Medical Journal and later as Journal of Turgut Ozal Medical Center. During its publication period, the journal accepted Turkish or English articles for publication.

Abstracting in an international index is just a paramount objective in the 25th year of the journal. Because of this goal, it was necessary to make a decision both in terms of journal name and publication language. It was important in this respect that the name of a general medical journal should be related to medicine again and it should be in English. For these reasons, the name of the journal was switched to Annals of Medical Research and its publication language is changed to in English. The logo of the journal was chosen as an apricot, which is the symbol of our city Malatya, the world capital of apricot. I hope the journal succeeds with its new name. Annals of Medical Research is It is published monthly.

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The association between neutrophil to lymphocyte ratio and contrast induced nephropathy in patients with ST segment elevation myocardial infarction (p. 1184-8)

The association between neutrophil to lymphocyte ratio and contrast induced nephropathy in patients with ST segment elevation myocardial infarction (p. 1184-8)

Azmi Lale1, Abdullah Bahadir Oz2, Alper Celal Akcan2, Erdogan Mutevelli Sozuer2, Turkmen Bahadir Arikan2, Mustafa Gok2
1Firat University, Faculty of Medicine, Department of General Surgery, Elazig, Turkey
2Erciyes University, Faculty of Medicine, Department of General Surgery, Kayseri, Turkey  

Abstract

Aim: The increase in the number of percutaneous coronary interventions(PCI) has also led to an increase in risk associated with intervention-including radiation injury, contrast-induced nephropathy (CIN), risk of stroke, and vascular complications. The development of CIN is an important clinical situation in patients undergoing PCI. In this study we aimed to investigate the association between inflammatory parameters and CIN development in patients with ST segment elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI).
Material and Methods: Patients who underwent coronary angiography with STEMI diagnosis between January 2015 and March 2018 were included in the study. Two groups were formed according to the CIN status and predictors of CIN were investigated.
Results: The average age of the patients is 58±12 years and 78.2% males. In multivariate analysis, NLR (OR: 0.92, 95% CI: 0.86-0.98 and p: 0,022) and Lesion length (OR: 0.88, 95% CI: 0.79-0.98 and p: 0,029)and were associated with CIN development.
Conclusions: In this study, we showed that lesion length and NLR were independent predictors of CIN and we proposed that inflammatory process could play key role in CIN development when compared to traditional risk factors.
Keywords: Neutrophil to lymphocyte ratio; coronary artery disease; contrast-induced nephropathy; propensity score matching. 

 

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Annals of Medical Research is the scientific official journal of the Inonu University Faculty of Medicine. It is published monthly. The essential aim of the Annals of Medical Research is to publish scientifically high quality clinical and experimental research articles on fields of medicine which can contribute to the literature data. In addition, review articles, case reports, editorials, letters to the editors and manuscripts on publication ethics and medical history, which can contribute to the education and practices of physicians and health sector professionals within the scope of the journal’s target audience and which can increase the level of scientific communication between the authors and readers, are included in the scope of the journal.

 

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