Habibe Ayvaci

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We compared the safety and effectiveness of oxytocin, dinoprostone and misoprostol for cervical priming. A total of 218 patients were enrolled to receive between one and three treatments according to physicians’ options. The end points were: (1) vaginal delivery or Bishop score ≥8 at the end of 12 h, (2) vaginal delivery by 12 h or difference ≥4 between the(More)
We have investigated the presence of DNA damage in human mammary epithelial cells collected from healthy lactating mothers (age, 20-35 years) who were resident in the Istanbul area. Breast milk (10ml) was collected from 30 women between one and two weeks post-partum. Demographic information (parity, breast cancer, occupation, duration of residency in(More)
Cystic hygroma (CH) is a lymphatic malformation occurring different parts of fetal body, typically in the region of the fetal neck and axillary, abdominal wall, mediastinal, inguinal and retroperitoneal areas. CH has been associated with fetal aneuploidy, hydrops fetalis, structural malformations and intrauterine fetal death.A 24-year-old gravida 1, para 1(More)
A 32-year-old woman, gravida 4, para 2, was diagnosed with a benign right ovarian mucinous cystadenoma. It was diagnosed in the tenth week of pregnancy, measured 47 x 69 mm, and reached 190 x 152 mm at 23 weeks of gestation. Laparotomy was performed and the ovarian cystic mass was removed in the second trimester. The patient had postoperative tocolytic(More)
OBJECTIVE To assess whether the area under the curve of temporal estradiol measurements (AUCEM) during cycles of assisted reproductive technology (ART) can be used to predict failure of implantation and clinical pregnancy. METHODS In a prospective study, women aged 24-39years undergoing ART at a center in Turkey were enrolled between January and December(More)
OBJECTIVE In this study, we aimed to assess the acute alterations on some features of fetal heart rate (FHR) tracings in third trimester pregnancies. METHODS Data of FHR tracing records were obtained from 79 otherwise healthy pregnant women aged between 18 and 41. Among 79 women, 39 were nonsmokers while the remaining were chronic smokers (six or more(More)
It was aimed to investigate the effects of short-term maternal fasting on fetal biophysical profile (BPP) scores and obstetric doppler indices. Thirty healthy uncomplicated singleton pregnancy cases were enrolled into the study. Fasting decreased BPP reversibly, but not to a level below 8/10. AFI, umbilical and MCA impedances were unchanged while(More)
Leiomyomas are benign neoplasms that can develop wherever smooth muscle is present. Primary leiomyomas of the ovary originate from smooth muscle cells of ovarian tissue and are rare, solitary tumors. Approximately 70 cases have been reported. They usually present in premenopausal women. The present case is a report of left ovarian leiomyoma in a(More)
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