Figen Kir Şahin

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OBJECTIVE To simultaneously investigate the polysomnography (PSG) and nonstress test (NST) records of pregnant women with obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) to observe NST changes during maternal desaturation and determine maternal and fetal outcomes. METHODS A prospective observational study of pregnant women assessed by questionnaire for symptoms of OSA.(More)
OBJECTIVE The principal aim of this study was to assess the current prevalence rate of panic disorder (PD) in pregnant women during the third trimester of pregnancy. The second aim of the present study was to investigate the clinical characteristics of PD in pregnant and nonpregnant women. METHOD The study data were gathered from 512 consecutive women in(More)
OBJECTIVE To assess the attitudes of healthcare providers and the public in Turkey towards mode of delivery and cesarean delivery on demand. METHODS A written questionnaire was given to female healthcare providers and women from the general public, and their answers were analyzed. RESULTS A total of 329 female healthcare providers and 347 women from the(More)
OBJECTIVE To investigate the association between either depression or anxiety early in pregnancy, and nausea and vomiting, in a clinical sample. METHODS Anxiety and depression scores of 230 women were investigated by using the Hospital Anxiety and Depression Scale. Nausea and vomiting of pregnancy (NVP) were scored by using the Rhode's system. These(More)
OBJECTIVES The aims of the present study were to compare the distribution and accumulation of body fat in women with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) and healthy controls matched for age and body mass index (BMI), and to investigate the association between androgen levels, insulin resistance and fat distribution. MATERIALS AND METHODS Thirty-one PCOS(More)
OBJECTIVES Estrogen action in the brain influences many neurochemical processes. The aim of the study was to evaluate the acute effect of intranasal 17beta-estradiol on cerebral and cerebellar perfusion in postmenopausal women. METHODS The study group included 24 healthy postmenopausal women who had been in natural menopause for at least 1 year (mean age:(More)
AIM We investigated the effects of aprotinin on reperfusion injury in a controlled experimental rat torsion-detorsion model. METHODS Thirty-two female Sprague-Dawley rats were divided into four groups. Sham operation was performed in group I; in group II only ovarian torsion was performed. In group III, torsion-detorsion was performed, plus 3 mL/kg saline(More)
The aim of our study was to evaluate the platelet function in unexplained recurrent miscarriage and to investigate whether any hematologic changes detectable by simple complete blood count have a diagnostic value for the prediction of unexplained recurrent miscarriage. A prospective study based on the comparison of 74 patients with unexplained recurrent(More)
BACKGROUND The pneumoperitoneum (Pp) is associated with ischemia and reperfusion (I/R) injury and oxidative stress. Various ischemic-preconditioning (IP) methods were used to reduce ischemic injury in intra-abdominal organs. In this experimental, randomized, controlled trial with a blind assessment of the outcome, we evaluated the effects of a new IP(More)
Congenital brain tumors presenting in the first year of life account for 1.4-8.5% of all childhood brain tumors. Only 18% of congenital brain tumors are diagnosed before or at delivery. Primitive neuroectodermal tumor (PNET) is a highly malignant, small, blue-cell tumor which is characterized by early recurrence, metastasis, and high mortality. It makes up(More)