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The aim of this study was to evaluate the clinical characteristics, peri- and post-operative outcomes, and clinical effectiveness of the Manchester–Fothergill (MF) procedure for uterine descensus as a uterine-sparing surgery. In this study, 49 patients underwent the MF procedure as a uterine-sparing surgery for uterine descensus during 2008–2012 in the(More)
Thyroid gland infection, although rare, may be a life threatening disease. Thyroid abscess, arising from acute suppurative thyroiditis (AST), is a rare clinic condition depending on widespread use of antibiotics. Infection may involve one or both lobes and abscess formation may not be apparent until late stage of the progress of illness. Thyroid left lobe(More)
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the success rate of Bakri balloon tamponade (BBT) for managing postpartum hemorrhage (PPH), intractable to conservative medical treatment, as a fertility sparing intervention. MATERIALS AND METHODS We evaluated 47 women treated with BBT who had severe postpartum hemorrhage and uncontrollable bleeding due to failed treatment with(More)
OBJECTIVE To report a case of osseous metaplasia of the cervix and endometrium as a cause of secondary infertility. DESIGN Case report. SETTING Istanbul Bakirkoy Women and Children Teaching and Research Hospital. PATIENT(S) A 31-year-old patient with secondary infertility owing to osseous metaplasia of the endometrium and cervix in whom uterine(More)
To compare the effectiveness of the Pfannenstiel–Kerr method (PKM) or modified Misgav-Ladach method (MMLM) in previous cesarean sections (C/Ss). Hundred and fifteen gravidas were included with previous one C/S, using either a PKM or MMLM. Demographic characteristics, operative outcomes, surgical complications, and neonatal outcomes were compared in two(More)
Introduction. Uterine leiomyoma is the most common benign pathology in women and lipoleiomyoma is an extremely rare and specific type of leiomyoma. Here, we report an unusual case of giant pedunculated subserous lipoleiomyoma misdiagnosed preoperatively as leiomyosarcoma. Case. A 45-year-old woman admitted to our gynecology outpatient clinic for complaints(More)
Introduction. Vulvar cyst in adolescent girls is very uncommon. Epidermoid cyst can be seen in many sites including face, trunk, and extremities but its occurrence in vulva is uncommon. This is the first case of epidermoid cyst of vulva reported in an adolescent girl. Case. A 17-year-old, adolescent girl admitted to our gynecology outpatient clinic with a(More)
PURPOSE To compare maternal liver elasticity scores by Acoustic Radiation Force Impulse (ARFI) elastosonography in healthy and preeclamptic pregnancies and its association with the severity of the disease. MATERIALS AND METHODS Forty-two healthy, 33 mild, 33 severe preeclamptic and 28 pregnant women with Hemolysis, Elevated Liver enzymes and Low Platelets(More)
PURPOSE To investigate the maternal serum thiol/disulfide homeostasis in pregnancies complicated by idiopathic intrauterine growth restriction (IUGR) and to compare the results with healthy pregnancies. MATERIALS AND METHODS This descriptive cohort study included 55 pregnant women complicated by idiopathic IUGR and 57 similar gestational aged healthy(More)