ISSN : 2146-3123
E-ISSN : 2146-3131

Editor-in-Chief

Zafer KOÇAK, MD

Department of Radiation Oncology, Trakya University School of Medicine, Edirne, Turkey

Editor-at-Large

Cem UZUN, MD

Department of Otolaryngology, Trakya University School of Medicine, Edirne, Turkey

Honorary Editor

Ahmet ULUGÖL, MD

Department of Pharmacology, Trakya University School of Medicine, Edirne, Turkey

Deputy Editors

Okan ÇALIYURT, MD

Department of Psychiatry, Trakya University School of Medicine, Edirne, Turkey

Mustafa İNAN, MD

Department of Pediatric Surgery, Trakya University School of Medicine, Edirne, Turkey

Ufuk USTA, MD

Department of Pathology, Trakya University School of Medicine, Edirne, Turkey

Ethics Editor

Berna ARDA, MD., PhD

Department of History of Medicine and Medical Ethics, Ankara University School of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey

Biostatistics Editor

Necdet SÜT, PhD

Department of Biostatistics and Informatics, Trakya University School of Medicine, Edirne, Turkey

Web Editor

Çetin Hakan KARADAĞ, MD

Department of Pharmacology, Trakya University School of Medicine, Edirne, Turkey

Associate Editors

Alper AKÇALI, MD

Department of Medical Microbiology, Çanakkale Onsekiz Mart University School of Medicine, Çanakkale, Turkey

Murat BİRTANE, MD

Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Trakya University School of Medicine, Edirne, Turkey

Taner K. ERDAĞ, MD

Department of Otolaryngology, Dokuz Eylül University School of Medicine, İzmir, Turkey

Özgür GÜNDÜZ, MD

Department of Pharmacology, Trakya University School of Medicine, Edirne, Turkey

Cumhur KILINÇER, MD., PhD

Department of Neurosurgery, Trakya University School of Medicine, Edirne, Turkey

Burcu TOKUÇ, MD., PhD

Department of Public Health, Trakya University School of Medicine, Edirne, Turkey

İsmail Barış TÜRKBEY, MD

Department of Radiology, National Canser Institute, NIH, Bethesda MD, USA

Yeşim Hülya UZ, MD

Department of Histology and Embryology, Trakya University School of Medicine,
Edirne, Turkey

Sedat ÜSTÜNDAĞ, MD

Department of Nephrology, Trakya University School of Medicine, Edirne, Turkey

Cafer ZORKUN, MD., PhD

Department of Cardiology, Division of CardioOncology, Trakya University School of Medicine, Edirne, Turkey

Editorial Board

Armağan ALTUN, MD., PhD

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

Asım ASLAN, MD

Department of Otolaryngology, Celal Bayar Universitys School of Medicine,
Manisa, Turkey

Dinçer AVLAN, MD

Department of Pediatric Surgery, Division of Pediatric Urology, Trakya University School of Medicine,
Edirne, Turkey

Pınar ÇELİK, MD

Department of Pulmonary Diseases, Celal Bayar University School of Medicine,
Manisa, Turkey

Mustafa ÇIKIRIKÇIOĞLU, MD., PhD., FETCS

Division of Cardiovascular Surgery, Department of Surgery, University
Hospitals of Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland

Cem ÇOPUROĞLU, MD

Department of Orthopedics, Trakya University School of Medicine, Edirne, Turkey

Meletios A. DIMOPOULOS, MD., PhD

Department of Clinical Therapeutics, Hematology/Oncology, University of Athens School of Medicine, Athens, Greece

Dragoslava DJERIC, MD., PhD

Department of Otology, University of Belgrade School of Medicine, Belgrade, Serbia

Zehra Nihal DOLGUN, MD

Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics, Trakya University School of Medicine, Edirne, Turkey

Rıdvan DURAN, MD

Department of Pediatrics, Trakya University School of Medicine, Edirne, Turkey

Hakan ERBAŞ, PhD., MSc

Department of Biochemistry, Trakya University School of Medicine, Edirne, Turkey

Marco FIORE, PhD

Department of Molecular Biology, Institute of Cellular Biology and Neurobiology, CNR, Rome, Italy

A. Serdar GÖZEN, MD

Department of Urology, SLK-Kliniken, University of Heidelberg, Heidelberg, Germany

Hande GÜÇLÜ, MD

Department of Ophthalmology, Trakya University School of Medicine, Edirne, Turkey

Hakan GÜRKAN MD., PhD

Diagnostics Center for Genetic Diseases, Trakya University School of Medicine, Edirne, Turkey

Osman Nuri HATİPOĞLU, MD

Department of Pulmonary Diseases, Trakya University School of Medicine, Edirne, Turkey

Marko HAWLINA, MD., PhD

Department of Ophthalmology, University of Ljubljana School of Medicine, Ljubljana, Slovenia

Irena HOCEVAR-BOLTEZAR, MD., PhD

Department of Foniatri and Audiology, University of Ljubljana School of Medicine, Ljubljana, Slovenia

Edin HUSARIC, MD., PhD

Department of Pediatric Surgery, University Clinical Center, Tuzla, Bosnia and Herzegovina

A. Cem İBİŞ, MD

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

Darko KASTELAN, MD., PhD

Department of Endocrinology, University of Zagreb School of Medicine, Zagreb, Croatia

Selma KORKMAZ, MD

Department of Dermatology, Trakya University School of Medicine, Edirne, Turkey

Shima MEHRABIAN, MD., PhD

Department of Neurology, University Hospital Alexandrovska, Sofia, Bulgaria

Pavle MIKLIC, MD

Department of Neurosurgery, University of Zagreb School of Medicine, Zagreb, Croatia

Burçin NALBANTOĞLU, MD

Department of Pediatrics, Namık Kemal University School of Medicine, Tekirdağ, Turkey

Dilek OĞUZ, MD

Department of Gastroenterology, Kırıkkale University School of Medicine, Kırıkkale, Turkey

Mevlüt PEHLİVAN, MD

Department of General Surgery, Düzce University School of Medicine, Düzce, Turkey

Atakan SEZER, MD

Department of General Surgery, Trakya University School of Medicine, Edirne, Turkey

Milan STANKOVIC, MD., PhD

Department of Otolaryngology, University of Nis School of Medicine, Nis, Serbia

Sevtap HEKİMOĞLU ŞAHİN, MD

Department of Anesthesiology and Reanimation, Trakya University School of Medicine, Edirne, Turkey

Abdülkadir TURGUT, MD

Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Dicle University School of Medicine, Diyarbakır, Turkey

Irena VELCHEVA, MD., PhD

Department of Neurology, Medical University, Sofia, Bulgaria

Stanislav YANEV, MD., PhD

Department of Pharmacology, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, Sofia, Bulgaria

Volkan YÜKSEL, MD

Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Trakya University School of Medicine, Edirne, Turkey

Editorial Advisory Board

Eyüp Sabri AKARSU, MD

Department of Pharmacology, Ankara University School of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey

Serhan ALKAN, MD

Department of Pathology, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA, USA

Christian APFEL, MD., PhD

Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Care, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, USA

Stavros J. BALOYANNIS, MD., PhD

Department of Neurology, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki School of Medicine, Thessaloniki, Greece

George N. CHALDAKOV, MD., PhD

Department of Cell Biology, Medical University of Varna, Varna, Bulgaria

Anthony H. DICKENSON, MD., PhD

Department of Pharmacology, University College London, London, UK

Dan M. FLISS, MD., PhD

Department of Maxillofacial and Skullbase Surgery, Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center, Tel Aviv, Israel

C. Michael GIBSON MD., MS

Interventional Cardiologist, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, United States

Ahmet GÜRAKAR, MD

Department of Hepatology, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA

Todor KANTARDJIEV, MD., PhD

Department of Parasitology and Microbiology, National Centre Infectious and Parasitic Diseases, Bulgaria

Fahrettin KELEŞTIMUR, MD

Department of Endocrinology, Erciyes University School of Medicine,Kayseri, Turkey

George KOLIOS, MD., PhD

Department of Pharmacology, Democritus University of Thrace School of Medicine, Alexandroupolis, Greece

Ana MARUSIC, MD., PhD

Department of Anatomy & Research in Biomedicine and Health, University of Split, Split, Croatia

Ranko MLADINA, MD., PhD

Department of Rhinology, University of Zagreb School of Medicine, Zagreb, Croatia

Eugene N. MYERS, MD., FACS, FRCS Edin (Hon)

Department of ORL, Head-Neck & Maxillofacial Surgery, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA, USA

Jean-Marc NABHOLTZ, MD., PhD

Clinical and Translational Research Division, Jean Perrin Comprehensive Cancer Centre, Clermont-Ferrand, France

Keiji OGUMA, MD., PhD

Department of Bacteriology, Okayama University School of Medicine, Okayama, Japan

Metin ÖZDEMİRLİ, MD

Professor of Pathology, MedStar Georgetown University Hospital Washington DC, United States

Juan A. TOVAR, MD

Department of Pediatric Surgery, La Paz University Hospital, Madrid, Spain

Mark D.WALTERS, MD., PhD

Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH, USA

Enver ZEREM, MD., MS, PhD

Department of Gastroenterology, University Clinical Center, Tuzla, Bosnia and Herzegovina