Hakan Erenel

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PURPOSE To compare diagnostic accuracy and adequacy of pipelle endometrial biopsy with dilatation and curettage. METHODS From October 2007 to November 2009, 673 patients were evaluated with pipelle endometrium biopsy, D&C and hysterectomy in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Istanbul University Cerrahpasa Medical Faculty. 478 patients underwent(More)
PURPOSE To study the diagnostic accuracies of serum human epididymis protein 4 (HE-4) levels, virtual organ computer-aided analysis (VOCAL) parameters and endometrial volume in endometrial cancer cases. MATERIALS AND METHODS One hundred and seven patients (37 with endometrial cancer and 70 with benign endometrial pathology) were included in this study.(More)
We present a case of parasitic myoma complaining of abdominal pain, constipation, dyspareunia and dysmenorrhea 4 years after laparoscopic myomectomy. We performed laparoscopic myomectomy for multiple parasitic myomas. Three myomas were very firmly attached to bowel and mesentery. Parasitic myoma after laparoscopic surgery is very rare condition there are(More)
The aim of this study was to evaluate the incidence of associated structural anomalies and the outcome of fetuses with ventriculomegaly. We retrospectively collected 102 cases of antenatally diagnosed ventriculomegaly examined between 2000 and 2008. Ventricular width measurements were 10-12 mm, 12.1-14.9 mm and ≥ 15 mm in 24.5%, 20.6% and 54.9% of the(More)
OBJECTIVES Our aim was to determine the predictive values of serum levels of several growth factors in ovarian cancer, including soluble c-erbB-2 oncoprotein, insulin-like growth factor-1 (IGF-1) and vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF). BACKGROUND Previous studies have shown that growth factors play an important role in carcinogenesis. METHODS Two(More)
The aim of this review is to summarize the cases of parasitic myomas after laparoscopic surgery. A literature search was performed using the PubMed database for the period of January 1997 to December 2014. We used the following keywords: "laparoscopic hysterectomy," "laparoscopic myomectomy," "morcellation," "parasitic fibroids," "parasitic myomas," and(More)
The aim of this study was to evaluate the risk factors for recurrence of borderline ovarian tumours. This study investigated 127 women who were finally diagnosed with borderline epithelial ovarian tumours. Most of them were diagnosed in stage I (83.4%). With a median follow-up of 81.8 months (range: 14-205), the median time to recurrence was 22.4 months(More)
OBJECTIVE The aim of this study was to investigate rates of expression of PTEN (phosphatase and tensin homolog deleted on chromosome 10) and β-catenin and their relationship with clinicopathological and prognostic factors in endometrioid type endometrial cancer (EC). METHODS AND MATERIALS PTEN and β-catenin expressions of 59 operated patients with EC(More)
PURPOSE To evaluate the surgical outcomes of abdominal radical trachelectomy(ART) and the efficacy of transrectal ultrasonography in determining the upper end of cervical incision during this operation. MATERIALS AND METHODS ART was performed in five patients with early-stage cervical cancer in the present clinic. In the first three patients, uterine(More)
We aimed to investigate the clinical importance of serum procalcitonin (PCT) levels in the diagnosis of tubo-ovarian abscess (TOA). Patients diagnosed with pelvic inflammatory disease (PID; n = 36) and patients diagnosed with TOA (n = 42) were included in the study. Sociodemographic characteristics, laboratory and clinical parameters were compared between(More)