Fatma Tuncay Ozgünen

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The genetic background predisposing pregnant women to pre-eclampsia/eclampsia (PE/E) is still unknown. The aim of the current study was to investigate whether there is an association between the TNF-alpha-308 and 850 polymorphisms and PE or eclampsia. In this study, 40 cases of eclampsia, 113 cases of PE and 80 normotensive control cases were genotyped for(More)
An 18-year-old virgin, pubertal girl was treated for abnormal menses and dysmenorrhea. She had no history of trauma, sexual infection, or abuse. Occlusion of the introitus of the vagina had been first diagnosed 10 years earlier. The patient presented with fusion of the labia minora in the midline, posteriorly. Her physical examination, ultrasonographic(More)
OBJECTIVE We aimed to document the reasons of perinatal deaths in a large autopsy series performed in our institute, which is a reference center in the Çukurova region of Turkey. MATERIAL AND METHOD The study included 2150 autopsies performed between January 2000 and December 2012 at our institute. Diagnoses were categorized according to the detected(More)
AIMS To determine the potential use of a digoxin-immunoreactive substance in the prediction of preeclampsia, to study the relationship between serum levels of this substance and gestational age, and to evaluate the correlation between this substance and blood pressure findings in preeclamptic pregnancies. METHODS Serum digoxin-immunoreactive substance(More)
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