Ateş Karateke

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Letrozole was compared with clomiphene citrate (CC) as a first-line treatment for ovulation induction in women with polycystic ovaries (PCOs). A total of 106 women with primary infertility and a diagnosis of PCOs were randomized to receive either 100 mg CC (n = 55) or 2.5 mg letrozole (n = 51) daily for 5 days. Human chorionic gonadotrophin (hCG) at a dose(More)
AIM To validate the Turkish versions of the IIQ-7 and UDI-6 for use in Turkish-speaking populations. METHODS After establishing the test-retest reliability and internal consistency in a pilot study, 302 patients were enrolled in the study and general and subscale scores of the questionnaires were calculated. All participants underwent an urodynamic(More)
BACKGROUND Recently, mid-urethral slings have been commonly used in treatment of patients with stress urinary incontinence (SUI). AIMS To investigate tension-free vaginal tape (TVT) and tension-free obturator tape (TVT-O) for surgical treatment of SUI for cure rates (primary endpoint), complications and factors influencing cure rate (secondary endpoints).(More)
OBJECTIVE To validate the Turkish translated version of the prolapse quality of life questionnaire (P-QOL). STUDY DESIGN After establishing the test-retest reliability and internal consistency in a pilot study, 310 patients were enrolled in the study and general and subscale scores of the questionnaires were calculated. All participants underwent the(More)
The purpose of this study was to evaluate whether the prophylactic administration of vaginal progesterone would reduce the preterm birth rate in high-risk population including singleton and twin pregnancies. This was a randomized, double blind, placebo-controlled study that included 150 high-risk pregnancies. Risk groups included prior spontaneous preterm(More)
STUDY OBJECTIVE To estimate the short-term effects of a minimally invasive single vaginal incision technique without passing through the abdomen or groin (ContaSure Needleless System) on the quality of life in women with incontinence. DESIGN Prospective cohort study (Canadian Task Force classification II-2). SETTING Tertiary referral urogynecology(More)
Aberrant methylation of gene promoter regions is one of the mechanisms for inactivation of tumor suppressor genes in human malignancies. In this study, the methylation pattern of 24 tumor suppressor genes was analyzed in 75 samples of ovarian cancer using the methylation-specific multiplex ligation-dependent probe amplification (MS-MLPA) assay. Of the 24(More)
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the effects of early pelvic floor muscle training after vaginal delivery on sexual function. DESIGN Prospective randomized study. SETTINGS Urogynecology clinic of a tertiary medical center in Istanbul, Turkey. POPULATION Total of 75 primiparous women. METHODS Pelvic floor-muscle strength was assessed during rest and straining(More)
A 40-year-old woman with mucoepidermoid variant of adenosquamous carcinoma arising in dermoid cyst in left ovary is presented. The patient was staged as IC. Total abdominal hysterectomy, bilateral salpingo-oophorectomy, omentectomy, and pelvic and para-aortic lymph node sampling were carried out. The disease recurred in postoperative 12th month. To our best(More)
Liposarcoma of uterus is a very rare neoplasm encountered generally in the sixth or seventh decade of life. We reported the eighth case of uterine liposarcoma with extension to broad ligament in a 23-year-old woman who presented with pelvic pain, dysuria, and rapidly enlarging pelvic mass. During laparotomy, the mass was detected to be originated from the(More)