Ayhan Coşkun

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OBJECTIVE To compare the use of an aromatase inhibitor (letrozole) with the use of clomiphene citrate (CC). DESIGN Prospective randomized study. SETTING An infertility clinic in a university hospital. PATIENT(S) Seventy-four consecutive infertile patients with polycystic ovary syndrome were recruited. Thirty-eight patients were randomized to the(More)
It has been shown that the trace elements and lipids play role in the growth, development and maintenance of bones. We aimed to investigate serum selenium (Se), zinc (Zn), copper (Cu) and lipid (total cholesterol, triglyceride (TG), high density lipoprotein-cholesterol, low-density lipoprotein–cholesterol) levels in postmenopausal women with osteoporosis,(More)
PROJECT The aim of the study was to investigate the serum reference range for Selenium (Se), Zinc (Zn) and Copper (Cu) levels in women of 10-14 (group I) and 16-20 (group II) weeks of gestation and compare them with those in non-pregnant healthy women and healthy men. PROCEDURE This cross-sectional study was performed in 351 pregnant women [group I (n:(More)
Introduction. Although pyogenic granulomas (PG) are common and benign vascular proliferations of the skin and mucous membranes, they are relatively rare on the vulva. Case Presentation. A 57-year-old G7P7 postmenopausal woman presented with a 3-year history of a foul smell and bleeding lesions in the genital region. A gynecologic examination revealed(More)
OBJECTIVE To assess the levels and clinical significance of high sensitive(hs)-CRP (C-reactive protein), IL-6(interleukin-6), TNF-alpha(tumor necrosis factor-alpha), homocysteine, folic acid and vitamin B12 in normotensive healthy pregnant women, mild and severe preeclamptic patients, and to evaluate the correlations between these markers and the severity(More)
OBJECTIVE(S) To evaluate a modified Ferriman-Gallwey (mFG) scoring system and serum total testosterone (tT) and dehydroepiandrosterone sulfate (DHEAS) levels, in women with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) and in control subjects. STUDY DESIGN Women with any gynecological problem who presented to the Kahramanmaras Sutcuimam University Medical Faculty(More)
OBJECTIVE The aim of the present study was to evaluate the hypothesis that preeclampsia is associated with increased systemic inflammatory responses of Th1-type as well as decreased Th2-type responses compared with normal pregnancy. We also sought to determine whether there was a correlation between these markers with severity of preeclampsia and fetal(More)
The aim of the study was to investigate the association between serum selenium levels in patients with gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) and glucose intolerants and compare them with those of glucose-tolerant pregnant women. This cross-sectional study was prospectively performed in a total of 178 pregnant women undergoing a 50-g oral glucose tolerance(More)
OBJECTIVE(S) To evaluate selenium (Se) levels in serum and their relation with hyperandrogenism and insulin resistance (IR) in women with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) and in control subjects. STUDY DESIGN Women with any gynecological problem who presented to the Kahramanmaras Sutcuimam University Medical Faculty Gynecology and Obstetric Outpatient(More)
OBJECTIVE To investigate the relationship between Helicobacter pylori infection and hyperemesis gravidarum (HG) during early pregnancy by using serologic and stool antigen tests in developing South Anatolia region of Turkey. MATERIALS AND METHODS A prospective cross-sectional study was performed on 40 pregnant women with HG and 40 asymptomatic controls(More)