Ayse Yasemin Karageyim Karsidag

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The aim of this study was to assess the preference of pregnant women for mode of delivery in an uncomplicated pregnancy and reasons of their choice, also to determine if maternal characteristics were predictors of maternal preference. Pregnant women applying to the antenatal clinic for a routine control visit were recruited. After verbal consents, a(More)
To estimate prevalence of malignancy and dysplasia in cervical polyps and to judge whether cervical polyps need to be removed routinely. Also to investigate if a cervical polyp is an indicator of endometrial pathology and to assess the necessity of performing dilatation and curettage (D&C). We retrospectively reviewed hospital records of 4,063 cervical(More)
AIM The aim of this study was to compare the effects of intrauterine-system-releasing 20 µg daily of levonorgestrel (LNG IUS) plus 1 mg 17 beta-estradiol daily, orally with combined oral pill containing 1 mg 17 beta-estradiol/2 mg drospirenone daily as hormone replacement therapy, on health-related quality of life (HRQoL) and climacteric symptoms in(More)
AIM To investigate the value of tetracycline sclerotherapy for management of recurrent or persisting non-neoplastic ovarian cysts in comparison to the aspiration without sclerotherapy. MATERIAL AND METHODS Ninety-six patients with proven non-neoplastic ovarian cysts were randomized into two groups. Group 1 patients underwent cyst aspiration together with(More)
OBJECTIVE To investigate the relationship between adverse pregnancy outcomes and unexplained elevations of second trimester maternal serum human chorionic gonadotropin (hCG), alpha fetoprotein (AFP) levels and uterine artery Doppler measurements. METHODS A total of 144 women between 16-20 weeks of gestation that applied to our clinic for triple test were(More)
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the effectiveness of bilateral hypogastric artery ligation (BHAL) according to the underlying cause and future fertility in these women. METHOD Fifty-eight women who underwent BHAL operation in our department between 1997 and 2008 were further divided into three subgroups in accordance with the underlying disease. Group 1: Severe(More)
Aim: In this study our aim was to predict the fetal lung maturity with bedside tests which do not not require special technology and to find out their routine applicability. Material and Methods: Fifty six patients were recruited into the study and samples were collected from patients that were delivered via cesarean or vaginal delivery for obstetric(More)
OBJECTIVE To compare the efficacy of vaginal versus sublingual misoprostol for second-trimester pregnancy termination, and to evaluate the effect on the blood flow of the uterine and umbilical arteries. METHODS Forty-nine patients were randomized to receive either 200 microg of vaginal misoprostol every 6 hours or 200 microg of misoprostol sublingually(More)
This study aimed to determine the effectiveness of short-term maintenance treatment with cabergoline and to find out minimum effective dosage of cabergoline during maintenance treatment for patients with microadenoma-related and idiopathic hyperprolactinemia. Cabergoline was administered orally at a dose of 0.5 mg twice per week to 164 de novo(More)
The purpose of the present study was to compare the current diagnostic clinical and laboratory approaches to women with vulvovaginal discharge complaint. The secondary outcomes were to determine the prevalence of infections in our setting and to look for the relation between vulvovaginal infections and predisposing factors if present. Premenopausal women(More)