Hüsnü Alptekin

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PURPOSE To determine the predictability of gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) during the first trimester using the degree of insulin resistance and anthropometric measurements and to assign the risk of developing GDM by weight gained during pregnancy (WGDP). METHODS A total of 250 singleton pregnancies at 7-12 gestational weeks were studied. Body mass(More)
BACKGROUND Retroperitoneal tumors (RTs) develop insidiously and are generally seen as large masses, and 50% of RTs are larger than 20 cm at the time of diagnosis. In this article, we share our experience of 5 years of surgical management of RTs. METHODS We evaluated 28 RT cases operated on in three education hospitals in Turkey from January 2008 onwards,(More)
The aim of this study was to compare partial cystectomy and internal drainage of the cyst cavity with cystojejunostomy for the surgical treatment of giant hepatic hydatid cysts. Patients who underwent any type of surgical treatment between March 2009 and May 2013 for giant hepatic hydatid cysts were retrospectively evaluated. The data collected included(More)
We present a patient with persistent bilateral megalocystic ovaries following in vitro fertilization which was detected during cesarean section. A 24 year-old primigravida presented to our clinic at the 36(th) week of a twin pregnancy with labour pain and cervical dilatation. On ultrasound examination, 2 masses of 90×60 and 60×70 mm were seen in the right(More)
There is a continuous search for the safest abdominal entry technique, considering the recent progressions in laparoscopic surgery. In this study, we wanted to share a novel technique that we have identified for safe laparoscopic entry in obese patients. A total of 2936 laparoscopic operations were performed in general surgery, urology, and gynecology(More)
Background: The laparoscopic approach for the treatment of hepatic hydatid cysts is increasingly gaining importance. The aim of this study was to report a series of 27 patients with hepatic hydatid cyst managed with laparoscopic partial cystectomy. Methods: A retrospective review of patients treated at a university clinic for hepatic hyd from March 2010 to(More)
Maternal smoking is known to have adverse effects on the foetus. This study aimed to evaluate the effects of maternal smoking during pregnancy on arterial blood flow velocities in the foetal-placental-maternal circulation, and the pathophysiological relationship with placental and foetal birth weight. A total of 148 singleton pregnancies in 59 smokers and(More)
Gallbladder paraganglioma is a very rare tumor, and only a few cases have been reported. Most of these cases were asymptomatic and found incidentally during operation. Our case involved a 57-year-old female patient complaining of intermittent right upper quadrant pain. Preoperative imaging demonstrated a mass in the neck of the gallbladder. Laparoscopic(More)
OBJECTIVE The objective of this study was to evaluate patients who underwent laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass and laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy in terms of weight loss, metabolic parameters, and postoperative complications. MATERIAL AND METHODS Data on patients who underwent laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass and laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy(More)