Can Tekin Iskender

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AIM To assess maternal and perinatal complications associated with mild gestational hyperglycemia (MGH). MATERIAL AND METHODS This retrospective study was conducted in the perinatology division of Zekai Tahir Burak Women's Hospital between January and June 2009. Four hundred and eighty one patients with MGH and 212 patients with pre-gestational diabetes(More)
Joubert syndrome (JBTS) is an autosomal recessive disorder characterized by intellectual disability, hypotonia, ataxia, tachypnea/apnea, and abnormal eye movements. A pathognomonic midbrain-hindbrain malformation seen on cranial magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), which consists of hypoplasia of the midline cerebellar vermis that resembles the cross-section(More)
AIM Our aim was to investigate serum clusterin levels in preeclampsia and to determine whether any changes in clusterin levels are useful in distinguishing the presence of concomitant intrauterine growth restriction (IUGR) and in predicting adverse pregnancy outcomes. METHODS A prospective case-control study was carried out which included 86 pregnant(More)
OBJECTIVE To determine whether myomectomy during cesarean delivery is safe and feasible among pregnant women with leiomyomas. METHODS In a retrospective study, data were reviewed from pregnant women with uterine leiomyomas who delivered by cesarean at a center in Turkey between May 1, 2007, and April 30, 2014. Women were divided into two groups: cesarean(More)
OBJECTIVE To assess the perinatal outcomes in pregnant women with maternal hypoglycemia following a second trimester oral glucose challenge test (GCT). MATERIALS AND METHODS This retrospective case control study consisted of 2091 pregnant women with hypoglycemia (glucose levels >88 mg/dL 1 h following a 50 g GCT in the second trimester of pregnancy) and a(More)
We aimed to evaluate the diagnostic accuracy of serum D-dimer levels in pregnant women with adnexal torsion (AT). The pregnant women with ovarian cysts who suffered from pelvic pain were divided into two groups; the first group consisted of the cases with surgically proven as AT (n = 17) and the second group consisted of the cases whose pain were resolved(More)
Address for Correspondence: Can Tekin İskender, Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics, Faculty of Medicine, Başkent University, Seyhan 01200 Adana, Turkey Phone: +90 322 233 32 15 e.mail: c_iskender@yahoo.com ©Copyright 2011 by the Turkish-German Gynecological Education and Research Foundation Available online at www.jtgga.org doi:10.5152/jtgga.2011.75(More)
OBJECTIVE To present a new technique of virginity-preserving operative hysteroscopy in the treatment of intrauterine pathologies. MATERIALS AND METHODS The details of operative hysteroscopy in which the hymenal orifice was left intact to preserve virginity are presented. The technique briefly involved the following steps: holding the cervix with a(More)
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