Cantekin Iskender

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INTRODUCTION In this study, we aimed to investigate the relationship between neutrophil-to-lymphocyte ratio (NLR) and total bile acid (TBA) concentration in pregnant women with intrahepatic cholestasis of pregnancy (ICP). MATERIALS AND METHODS Fasting and postprandial TBA, NLR, and aminotransferase (AST/ALT) levels in the blood samples of 65 pregnant(More)
OBJECTIVE The objective of this study was to evaluate the serum levels of tumor markers in patients with ovarian mature cystic teratomas. METHOD Retrospective study of 215 patients operated at Zekai Tahir Burak Women Health Education and Research Hospital between January 2001 and October 2006 was performed. RESULTS The median age was 36 years (range(More)
OBJECTIVE We aimed to investigate P wave characteristics in pregnant women with and without intrahepatic cholestasis of pregnancy (ICP). METHODS In this case-control study, including 59 pregnant women with intrahepatic cholestasis and 28 with healthy uncomplicated pregnancies, electrocardiographic maximum (Pmax) and minimum (Pmin) P-wave durations and(More)
AIM Familial Mediterranean fever (FMF) is an autosomal recessive condition characterized by periodic attacks of fever, aseptic serositis and synovitis. In this study, we investigated maternal and neonatal outcomes in pregnant patients with FMF. METHODS This retrospective study consisted of 46 pregnant patients with FMF who attended the perinatology clinic(More)
INTRODUCTION The aim of this study was to evaluate the criteria of endometrial thickness to detect retained products of conception following first trimester spontaneous abortion or elective pregnancy termination. METHODS This was a retrospective study on 116 patients who underwent uterine re-evacuation with a diagnosis of retained products of conception(More)
INTRODUCTION Inguinal hernias commonly occur during infancy. They are approximately six times more common in males than in females. They are one of the most common surgical conditions in childhood. About 5-20% of inguinal hernias have the ovary or fallopian tube in the hernia sac. Surgical interventions during childhood may cause damage. Unawareness of this(More)
BACKGROUND The aim of this study was to define treatment modalities in tubo-ovarian abscesses (TOA) using a scoring system. As there is no scoring system for TAO there is still a controversy on the management. In our opinion, as there is no evidence based TAO management strategy, a scoring system is needed in the management of these patients. For this(More)
OBJECTIVE To investigate the differences in steroid receptor expression patterns between glandular and stromal portions in endometrial polyps among premenopausal and postmenopausal patients and the relationship between the receptor expression in endometrial polyps and clinical parameters. MATERIALS AND METHODS A total of 25 postmenopausal and 25(More)
AIM Our aim in this study was to examine the risk factors associated with gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) in women who did not have GDM during a previous pregnancy. MATERIALS AND METHODS In this retrospective cohort study, we reviewed the charts of all pregnant women who delivered two pregnancies between January 2000 and June 2010. Group 1 consisted(More)
BACKGROUND Triple X syndrome is a relatively common sex chromosomal aneuploidy with an estimated incidence of one in every 1000 female births. There is considerable diversity in phenotypes among patients with triple X syndrome. Triple X syndrome has been shown to have associated abnormalities, with genitourinary malformations being the most consistent.(More)