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PURPOSE To investigate serum high sensitivity C-reactive protein (hs-CRP) levels and endothelial function in pregnancies complicated by pre-eclampsia and to clarify their relationship with uterine artery Doppler velocimetry. METHODS A cross-sectional study was carried out in 70 pregnant women (35 patients with pre-eclampsia and 35 age-matched normotensive(More)
BACKGROUND Eclampsia is rare in molar pregnancy. Sudden cortical blindness in eclampsia is an uncommon but very dramatic experience for the patient. Because of its rarity, blindness associated with eclampsia may pose a significant problem for the obstetrician. CASE REPORT We describe cortical blindness and posterior reversible encephalopathy syndrome(More)
OBJECTIVE To investigate blood flow velocity in the ovarian stromal artery and uterine artery in women with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) and to correlate these velocities with clinical and biochemical parameters. METHODS A prospective study was carried out in 55 patients with PCOS and 42 age-matched women who did not have PCOS. Clinical, biochemical,(More)
INTRODUCTION We present a case of a 13-week abdominal pregnancy evaluated with ultrasound and magnetic resonance imaging. CASE PRESENTATION A 34-year-old woman, (gravida 2, para 1) suffering from lower abdominal pain and slight vaginal bleeding was transferred to our hospital. A transabdominal ultrasound and magnetic resonance imaging were performed. The(More)
OBJECTIVE The aim of this study was to compare the results of virtual bronchoscopy (VB) images in defining tracheobronchial pathologies with those of fiber-optic bronchoscopy (FOB) in patients with clinical indication for bronchoscopy. METHODS Twenty-two patients with bronchoscopy indication were evaluated with FOB and VB. The VB results were evaluated(More)
Cranial diabetes insipidus (DI) due to postpartum haemorrhage is an extremely rare clinical event. We describe herein isolated posterior pituitary insufficiency in a 26-year-old woman who had undergone subtotal hysterectomy for severe postpartum haemorrhage because of uterine rupture. The patient experienced polyuria within 6 h postoperatively. DI was(More)
BACKGROUND To report a case of severe ovarian hyperstimulation syndrome (OHSS) with right pleural effusion following controlled ovarian hyperstimulation. CASE PRESENTATION A 24-year-old woman had severe OHSS as a complication of gonadotropin stimulation. The clinical picture showed enlarged ovaries, massive ascites, pleural effusion, abdominal pain, and(More)
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