Evrim Bostancı

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BACKGROUND Preeclampsia (PE) is a multisystemic disorder characterized by hypertension and proteinuria that is specific to pregnancy and associated with maternal and fetal morbidity-mortality. AIM To assess right heart structure and function in PE by echocardiography using conventional and tissue Doppler techniques. METHODS In total, 67 women with(More)
OBJECTIVES The objective of the study was to evaluate the association of maternal plasma levels of 25-hydroxyvitamin D (25(OH)D) at late second and third trimester and the risk of pre-eclampsia. METHODS In this prospective cohort study, maternal plasma 25(OH)D levels were measured at late second and third trimester in 77 women who later developed(More)
Trocar site hernia is a rare complication of laparoscopic surgery. It mainly occurs at 10-mm and larger port sites. Only a few cases of herniation through 5-mm port sites were reported in the literature, but none of them occured through Spigelian fascia. We reported an unusual presentation of an incarcerated Spigelian hernia through 5-mm lateral port site,(More)
PURPOSE We assessed whether early amniotomy, after ripening with a dinoprostone insert, reduces the duration of labor or increases the rate of delivery within the following 24 h. METHODS A prospective randomized controlled study was conducted on 200 consenting, term pregnant women at the Zeynep Kamil Maternity and Children's Training and Research(More)
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