Cantekin Iskender

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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)
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. This was a retrospective study on 116 patients who underwent uterine re-evacuation with a diagnosis of retained products of conception based on clinical and(More)
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 damage can(More)
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)
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)
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)
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)
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. A total of 25 postmenopausal and 25 premenopausal patients with solitary(More)
PURPOSE To describe the risk factors and labor characteristics of Clavicular fracture (CF) and brachial plexus injury (BPI); and compare antenatal and labor characteristics and prognosis of obstetrical BPI associated with shoulder dystocia with obstetrical BPI not associated with shoulder dystocia. METHODS This retrospective study consisted of women who(More)
Isolated torsion of the fallopian tube without ovarian involvement and associated pathology is a rare event. We report an 18-year-old single female who presented with acute lower abdominal pain during menstruation after a minor trauma of the pelvis. It was diagnosed as isolated torsion of normal right tube during laparatomy due to herniation of the tube(More)