Ümit Görkem

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The aim of this study was to determine serum soluble CD163 levels in patients with polycystic ovary syndrome and its relation to clinical and metabolic parameters. Eighty-four women aged 18-45 years, 43 with polycystic ovary syndrome and 41 controls were recruited in this case-control study. Serum sCD163 levels of the groups were compared. Other metabolic,(More)
OBJECTIVE The study aimed to compare efficacy, safety, pain intensity and analgesic consumption in patients receiving either bilateral transversus abdominis plane (TAP) block or wound infiltration with bupivacaine after cesarean delivery (CD). MATERIAL AND METHODS A total of 216 parturient women undergoing CD under general anesthesia were randomly(More)
BACKGROUND/AIM Gestational transient thyrotoxicosis (GTT) is a transient, mild hyperthyroidism that occurs early in pregnancy and is due to human chorionic gonadotropin. There is no clear information about why only some pregnant women develop GTT. Previous papers stated that vitamin D plays a role in thyroid functions. We aimed to evaluate the relationship(More)
To cite this article: Nazlı Topfedaisi Özkan, Mustafa Erkan Sarı, Ümit Görkem, Hatice Bayramoğlu, Serap Akbay, Mehmet Mutlu Meydanlı & Tayfun Güngör (2017): Iatrogenic implantation of placental tissue after first trimester dilatation and curettage presenting as a uterine mass: A report of two cases, Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, DOI:(More)
The aim of this study was to investigate the effects of caffeic acid phenethyl ester (CAPE) as a prophylactic agent on ischemia/reperfusion (I/R) injury in the rat ovary. A total of 28 Wistar rats were divided into 4 equal groups: (I) sham, (II) ischemia, (III) ischemia + reperfusion, and (IV) IR + CAPE. In groups I and II, ovary torsion was not performed(More)
OBJECTIVE To investigate the association of maternal serum levels of chemerin, retinol binding protein-4 (RBP-4), and visfatin with gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM). MATERIAL AND METHODS 158 pregnant women were screened between 24 and 28 weeks of gestation. They were divided into two groups: GDM group (n=76) and control group (n=82). Maternal serum(More)
The aim of this study was to investigate the effect of negative life events on in-vitro-fertilization (IVF) outcome. Depression and negative life events were measured using Beck Depression Inventory (BDI) and List of Recent Events in 83 women attending the IVF clinic of a tertiary research and education hospital with the diagnosis of unexplained infertility(More)
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