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PURPOSE 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. METHODS In this study, 49 patients underwent the MF procedure as a uterine-sparing surgery for uterine descensus during(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)
AIM To compare the effectiveness of the Pfannenstiel-Kerr method (PKM) or modified Misgav-Ladach method (MMLM) in previous cesarean sections (C/Ss). METHODS 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(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)
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)
Intrahepatic cholestasis of pregnancy (ICP) is a pregnancy-specific liver disorder characterized by maternal pruritus and impaired liver function. The objective of the study was to evaluate maternal liver elasticity by acoustic radiation force impulse (ARFI) elastosonography in ICP and to compare it with that in healthy pregnant women. This descriptive,(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)
BACKGROUND Hemoglobin A1c(HgA1c) is a marker of poor gylcemic control and elevation HgA1c is associated with increased risk of many cancers. We aimed to determine the HgA1c levels in endometrial cancer cases and any relationship with stage and grade of disease. MATERIALS AND METHODS A retrospective data review was performed between June 2011 and October(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)
AIMS Maternal red blood cell alloimmunization is an important cause of fetal morbidity and mortality in the perinatal period, despite well-organized prophylaxis programs. The objective of the study was to evaluate placental elasticity by using Acoustic Radiation Force Impulse (ARFI) in Rhesus (Rh) alloimmunized pregnant women with hydropic and nonhydropic(More)