Feride Söylemez

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OBJECTIVE To address the possible risk factors, eventual pregnancy outcomes, and probable troubles in follow-ups of pregnancies complicated by an isolated single umbilical artery and to provide data on Turkish cases in such an aspect that ethnic divergences may have influence. MATERIAL AND METHODS A total of 16568 singleton pregnancies that were delivered(More)
Neural tube defects are important causes of infant mortality and childhood morbidity. We investigated the relationship between zinc, selenium, copper, and lead concentrations and neural-tube-defect occurrence in women with a second-trimester termination due to fetal-neural-tube defects (NTDs) in this case-control study. Fourteen pregnant women whose(More)
We described a fetus who is delivered at 32.weeks of gestation by elective cesarian because of the fetal anhydria and unilateral hydronephrosis.A breech coming,1950 gr, 44 cm a newborn was delivered with multiple malformations and postpartum he didn't cry and siyanosis was appeared. After first interventions the newborns respiration didn't start and(More)
Squamous cell carcinoma arising from a mature cystic teratoma of the ovary is a rare event representing only 1-2% of all mature cystic teratomas. Furthermore, the synchronous occurrence of a second malignancy in this setting is extremely rare. A 63-year-old woman presented with a pelvic mass which was diagnosed as a left ovarian mature cystic teratoma(More)
In this article, we report the results of a case control study carried out on 290 Turkish pregnant women at 5–24 wk of gestation to determine their zinc, folic acid, and vitamin B12 levels in relation to their nutritional and socioconomic status. The women were divided into two groups (n=145 each), depending on the stage of gestation. Group I consisted of(More)
OBJECTIVE Materno-fetal vitamin D deficiency (VDD) may occur in the early neonatal period. We aimed to evaluate the vitamin D (vitD) status and risk factors for VDD in healthy newborns and their mothers, and also in fertile women. METHODS Serum 25 hydroxyvitamin D3 (25(OH)D), calcium (Ca), phosphorus (P) and alkaline phosphatase (ALP) levels were measured(More)
As toluene is an organic solvent, its cytotoxic effect on the cell is known. Similarly, it has been demonstrated that many of the chemical agents that enter the body through smoking have cytotoxic and genotoxic effects on the cells. In this study, the effects of these two toxic agents, both separately and in combination, on leukocyte counts, lymphocyte(More)
OBJECTIVE Hyperemesis gravidarum (HEG) is intractable nausea and vomiting. The purpose of this study was to test the hypothesis that women with HEG have lower cholesterol and triglyceride levels, to find any role in the etiology of reduced risk of spontaneous abortion in hyperemetic patients. STUDY DESIGN The study group consisted of 39 women with normal(More)
Forty consecutive healthy pregnant women aged 17–38 yr who attended the antenatal clinic of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Ankara University in their first trimester participated in the study. The pregnant women were followed up longitudinally until the end of their pregnancy. Forty healthy age-matched nonpregnant women were used as a control(More)
BACKGROUND To evaluate the diagnostic value of the 3rd hour plasma glucose level in the 100 g oral glucose tolerance test (OGTT). METHODS Records of all pregnant patients with abnormal 50 g glucose challenge test (GCT) between January 2005 and December 2013 were reviewed (n=1963). The 100 g OGTT results were analyzed separately for both Carpenter &(More)