Aykut Ozdemir

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AIMS The purpose of this study was to investigate the potential roles of pathological variables in the prediction of nodal metastasis in women with endometrioid endometrial cancer (EC). MATERIALS AND METHODS Women who underwent surgery for endometrioid EC between 1995 and 2012 were retrospectively reviewed. Those who underwent prior neoadjuvant(More)
OBJECTIVES To evaluate the efficacy and safety of moxifloxacin versus ofloxacin plus metronidazole in patients with uncomplicated pelvic inflammatory disease (uPID; defined as PID symptoms and signs, but no complications such as septicemia, perihepatitis, and tubo-ovarian abscess) in Turkey. STUDY DESIGN This was a multicenter, prospective, randomized,(More)
The purpose of this multicenter case–control study was to compare the demographic and clinical characteristics of patients with mucinous adenocarcinoma of the endometrium (MAE) and endometrioid endometrial carcinoma (EEC). A retrospective review of two cancer registry databases in Turkey was conducted to identify patients diagnosed with MAE between January(More)
OBJECTIVE Our purpose was to find out and compare perinatal outcomes in pregnancies complicated by severe preeclampsia-eclampsia with and without HELLP syndrome. METHODS Clinical and laboratory findings, and perinatal-neonatal outcomes of all pregnants with severe preeclampsia, eclampsia and HELLP have been prospectively recorded. Results were compared by(More)
To identify prognostic predictors and spread patterns in adult ovarian granulosa cell tumors (OGCTs). Available retrospective data of 108 OGCT patients managed at three centers between January 1, 1991 and December 31, 2010 were abstracted and analyzed. Stage distributions at diagnosis for stage I, II and III OGCT were 84.3, 5.4, and 9.3 %, respectively.(More)
OBJECTIVE To determine whether the neutrophil:lymphocyte ratio (NLR) and platelet:lymphocyte ratio (PLR) before complete surgical staging provide information on lymph node metastasis in vulvar squamous cell carcinoma (SCC). STUDY DESIGN All patients with vulvar SCC who underwent complete surgical staging at two institutions between 1 January 2005 and 31(More)
OBJECTIVE To investigate whether gum chewing affects the return of bowel function after complete staging surgery for gynecologic malignancies. METHODS A total of 149 patients undergoing abdominal complete surgical staging for various gynecological cancers were randomized into a gum-chewing group (n=74) or a control group (n=75). The patients chewed(More)
OBJECTIVES This study was designed to determine the prevalence of and risk factors for low back pain (LBP) in a sample of Turkish population among adults living in the Afyon region, Turkey. METHODS A field screening investigation was performed in a total of 75 areas including the city center, 18 districts, and 57 associated small municipalities. Adequate(More)
PURPOSE The purpose of this study was to compare the outcomes of interval debulking surgery after neoadjuvant chemotherapy (NAC/IDS) with primary debulking surgery (PDS) in patients diagnosed with advanced epithelial ovarian cancer (EOC). METHODS A total of 292 patients with IIIC and IV disease stages, who were treated with either NAC/IDS or PDS between(More)
AIMS To evaluate the demographic, laboratory, clinical and imaging findings, surgical procedures and complications in women with final pathology results of pelvic tuberculosis (PT), pelvic echinococcosis (PE) or pelvic actinomycosis (PA) following exploratory surgery for suspicion of ovarian cancer. METHODS Among 492 operations from January 2005 through(More)