Aytekin Altintaş

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Stage, tumor grade and histological subtype determine the clinical behavior in ovarian tumors. Some additional factors are related to tumor cell biology and are the useful predictors for identifying the patients with poor prognosis. The aim of this study is to evaluate the prognostic significance of survivin, Ki-67 and Topoisomerase IIα (TOPO IIα) in(More)
This study includes 110 patients treated surgically for stage I squamous cell carcinoma of the cervix. The prognostic significances of mitotic activity, stromal inflammatory and eosinophilic reactions were studied. The 5-year survival rate varied from 75.0% to 93.3% and pelvic lymph node metastases (PLNM) varied from 23.0% to 31.2% according to degree of(More)
OBJECTIVE To analyze the results of fertility-sparing treatment of early-stage endometrial cancer (EC) in patients treated at Turkish gynecologic oncology centers, and to present a review of the literature. METHODS Thirteen healthcare centers in Turkey were contacted to determine if they were eligible to participate in the study. Centers that were(More)
PURPOSE To evaluate patients with vaginal lesions in gestational trophoblastic disease and determine prognostic and therapeutic implications applicable to management. METHODS Twelve patients among 75 cases of gestational trophoblastic neoplasia were analyzed retrospectively between 1990 and 1997. Vaginal metastases were documented by physical examination(More)
OBJECTIVE To emphasize the importance of frozen section diagnosis in the treatment of ovarian carcinoma and to remind physicians that it may mimic ovarian carcinoma and occur in women without intrauterine contraceptive devices (IUDs). METHODS Three cases operated on in Adana University Hospital between the year 2001-2003 with the diagnosis of ovarian(More)
Primary extragenital leiomyosarcoma is rarely found in pelvic localization. A 33-year-old multiparous woman who had recurrent low-grade leiomyosarcoma presented with the complaints of dyspareunia, pelvic pain and gait disturbance. Her past medical history revealed she had been subjected to maximal excision of a paravaginal mass by using vaginal and(More)
OBJECTIVE Uterine sarcomas (US) are rare, malignant, and aggressive tumors of the uterus. In this study the authors aimed to evalu- ate retrospectively the clinical and pathologic features and to investigate the prognostic factors of the U.S. patients who were treated in their department in the last 20 years. MATERIALS AND METHODS The archive files,(More)
Placental site trophoblastic tumor (PSTT) is a rare form of the gestational trophoblastic disease (GTD). Seventy four cases have been reported in the English literature up to now. Based on all this data, the death rate is 20% in PSTT. There are many unknown aspect of PSTT on the principles of diagnosis and on the management as well. In this paper, all of(More)
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the clinicopathologic characteristics, methods for preoperative evaluation, prognostic factors, and overall survival of nongenital ovarian metastases (NGOM). MATERIAL AND METHODS Forty-eight patients with NGOM followed between January 2001 and January 2009 in Cukurova University Department of Gynecologic Oncology were included in the(More)