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BACKGROUND The purpose of this study is to compare field-in-field radiotherapy (FIF) with conformal radiotherapy (CRT) in terms of dosimetric benefits for early stage endometrial cancer patients. MATERIALS AND METHODS Ten consecutive early stage endometrial cancer patients who underwent adjuvant external beam radiotherapy were included in the study. For(More)
OBJECTIVE In this study, we aimed to investigate the diagnostic accuracy of preoperative assessment and frozen-section analysis (FSA) in endometrial cancer by comparing postoperative histopathology. METHODS A total of 72 consecutive patients with endometrial cancer were included in this study. Comprehensive surgical staging was performed in all patients.(More)
During pregnancy, masses that are larger than 5 cm and appearing in the Doppler ultrasonography as having increased blood flow, echoes of heterogeneous density, and containing solid components are suspicious for malignancy; however, differential diagnosis of decidualized endometriomas should also be considered. The patient was an 8 weeks pregnant(More)
AIM To demonstrate adnexal masses detected during gestations in a 6-year period. METHODS A retrospective study of pregnancy with adnexal masses requiring surgery over a 6-year period at the Selcuk University Hospital, a tertiary referral center, between June 2000 and June 2006. RESULTS We detected 36 pregnancies with adnexal masses. The mean age of the(More)
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the effectiveness, safety, complications and outcome of pregnancy after myomectomy performed during pregnancy. MATERIAL AND METHODS Five pregnant women with myomas requiring operation because of severe abdominal pain were included in the series at the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Selçuk University Faculty of Medicine(More)
OBJECTIVE The aim of the present study was to evaluate serum concentrations of metastin in relation with hormonal and metabolic profile in patients with and without polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS). STUDY DESIGN The study was a clinical study. Eighty-three women with PCOS and 66 body mass index (BMI) matched controls were divided into two groups, based on(More)
OBJECTIVES The aim of this study was to evaluate the survival estimates, treatment outcomes, prognostic factors, and recurrence patterns of patients with surgical stage II endometrial cancer. METHODS Forty-eight stage II endometrial cancer patients treated between 1982 and 2000 were included. All the patients were subjected to the initial surgical staging(More)
OBJECTIVE We aimed to compare the diagnostic performance of transvaginal sonography (TVS), magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), and intraoperative frozen section in the assessment of myometrial invasion and to evaluate intratumoral blood flow in any myometrial invasion with transvaginal Color Doppler ultrasonography (TV-CDU). METHODS This prospective study(More)
OBJECTIVE The objectives of this study were to examine demographic and clinicopathologic characteristics and to determine the effects of primary surgery, surgical staging and the extensiveness of staging. METHODS In a retrospective Turkish multicenter study, 539 patients, from 14 institutions, with borderline ovarian tumors were investigated. Some of the(More)
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the 2 methods of cytologic screening to detect abnormalities of the cervical epithelium. METHODS This study with 3 groups of women was performed at Selcuk University Meram Medical School between January 2004 and March 2006. In one group (paired sample for specimen collection) women were screened with conventional cytology; in another(More)