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BACKGROUND We aimed to determine if preprocedural anxiety levels had a significant association with procedure-related pain in women undergoing office hysteroscopy (OH) and also to assess the effect of various clinical factors on pain perception in these women. METHODS There were 148 women undergoing OH enrolled in this observational study. Before(More)
OBJECTIVE To assess the obstetrics risk factors for postpartum urinary retention after vaginal delivery. MATERIAL AND METHODS Of 234 women with a vaginal delivery, 19 (8.1%) women who had postpartum urinary retention were cases, and 215 (91.9%) women who did not were controls. Postpartum urinary retention was defined as the presence of postvoid residual(More)
OBJECTIVE To determine the effects of different intra-abdominal pressure values on visceral pain following gynecologic laparoscopic surgery in the Trendelenburg position. STUDY DESIGN This randomized, controlled prospective trial was conducted at a tertiary education hospital and included 150 patients who underwent gynecologic laparoscopy with different(More)
BACKGROUND Prediction of preeclampsia and adverse maternal and perinatal outcomes with biomarkers has been proposed previously. Anti-mullerian hormone (AMH) is a growth factor, which is primarily responsible of the regression of the mullerian duct, but also used to predict ovarian reserve and decreases with age similar to the fertility. AIM To evaluate(More)
The aim of this study was to assess the effects of home-based Kegel exercises in women with stress and mixed urinary incontinence. A total of 90 women with urodynamically proven urinary stress (SUI) and mixed (MUI) incontinence awaiting anti-incontinence surgery were recruited in the urogynaecology clinic of Ankara Zekai Tahir Burak Women's Health Research(More)
BACKGROUND The purpose of this study was to establish a fetal birth weight curve for gestational age for patients who presented to our tertiary referral hospital. The curve can be used for epidemiological analysis and also to develop Turkey's first national nomogram. METHODS A total of 68,255 live singleton pregnancies delivered during the study period in(More)
PURPOSE The objective of this study was to assess the predictive role of the neutrophil/lymphocyte ratio (NLR) for invasion of gestational trophoblastic disease (GTD). MATERIALS AND METHODS A retrospective analysis was conducted on 127 women who were managed at our clinic for GTD. Of all patients, 8 showed invasion according to histological examination.(More)
OBJECTIVES To identify risk factors for mesh erosion in women undergoing vaginal sling procedures for urinary incontinence with synthetic meshes, and to estimate the incidence of mesh erosion after these procedures. STUDY DESIGN Retrospective study of women who underwent vaginal sling procedures between January 2007 and January 2013. In total, 1439(More)
PURPOSE To compare the diagnostic accuracy of the neutrophil/lymphocyte ratio (NLR) with the platelet/lymphocyte ratio (PLR) in predicting malignancy of pelvic masses which are pre-operatively malignant suspicious. MATERIALS AND METHODS In this retrospective study we evaluated the clinical features of patients with ovarian masses which had pre-operatively(More)
OBJECTIVE To investigate a possible correlation between maternal plasma homocysteine (HC) concentrations and intrauterine growth retardation (IUGR). METHODS The patients were divided into the IUGR group and controls. The IUGR group consisted of 40 women and their newborns with birth weight <the 10th percentile for gestational age, whereas 45 infants with(More)