Gulengul Nadirgil Koken

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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 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)
BACKGROUND Hysterosalpingography (HSG) is the most commonly used method for evaluating the anatomy and patency of the uterine cavity and fallopian tubes, and is an important tool in the evaluation of infertility. The most frequent side effect is the pain associated with the procedure. OBJECTIVES To evaluate four analgesic methods to determine the most(More)
PURPOSE Most of the studies about course of panic disorder (PD) after childbirth have a retrospective nature. The aim of the current study was to examine prospectively the clinical course of 13 pregnant women with a diagnosis of PD across pregnancy and the early postpartum period. METHOD The diagnosis of PD was determined by means of the Structured(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)
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)
OBJECTIVE The present study aims to determine the efficiency and reliability of transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation (TENS) in the management of pain related with uterine contractions after vaginal delivery and the pain related with both abdominal incision uterine contractions after cesarean section. METHODS A hundred healthy women who underwent(More)
To evaluate the efficacy of transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation (TENS) for decreasing pain related with office endometrial biopsy. In this prospective study, 65 women undergoing office endometrial biopsy were randomly allocated to receive 550 mg oral naproxen sodium plus active TENS (Group I, n = 33) or 550 mg oral naproxen sodium plus placebo TENS(More)
INTRODUCTION The aim of this study was to investigate the clinical relevance of dipper status in women with preeclampsia by comparing arterial stiffness index (SI) values, and dipper and nondipper status. METHODS A total of 60 pregnant women in their third trimester were enrolled in the study. SI values were measured using a digital photoplethysmographic(More)