Leyla Mollamahmutoğlu

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BACKGROUND Postpartum depression (PPD) is moderate to severe depression in a woman after she has given birth. Findings from several well-designed studies reflect great variability in rates, from 10 to 22%, and also in risk factors for PPD. This variability may reflect geographical location. The incidence and risk factors for PPD among Turkish women are not(More)
AIM The present prospective study aims to investigate the serum concentrations of CA-125 in normal and preeclamptic pregnancies and thus to specify the clinical utility of this biochemical marker in prediction, diagnosis and follow up of preeclampsia. METHODS The present study reviews a total of 242 women with singleton pregnancy. These participants were(More)
OBJECTIVE To discuss the medical, social and legal characteristics of the child sexual abuse and to provide a perspective for gynecologists on this topic. METHODS A retrospective analysis was carried out of the medicolegal records of female children below the age of 18 referred to a tertiary teaching hospital and diagnosed as being exposed to sexual abuse(More)
Progesterone change in the late follicular phase affects pregnancy rates both agonist and antagonist protocols in normoresponders: a case-controlled study in ICSI cycles Abstract Objective: The aim of the presented study is to investigate the impact of progesterone change in the late follicular phase on the pregnancy rates of both agonist and antagonist(More)
OBJECTIVES To investigate factors associated with the response to ovarian stimulation in patients with polycystic ovary syndrome. Methods: The records of patients with polycystic ovary syndrome and infertility who underwent ovulation induction with clomiphene citrate were reviwed between January 2011 and December 2014 in Etlik Zübeyde Hanim Women's Health(More)
BACKGROUND Reactive oxygen species (ROS) are produced in many metabolic and physiologic processes. Antioxidative mechanisms remove these harmful species. Our aim was to assess whether serum total antioxidant capacity and total oxidant status altered during first trimester pregnancies with vaginal bleeding. MATERIALS AND METHODS In this cross-sectional(More)
This is a case presentation of a conjoined twin (cephalothoracopagus) pregnancy with anencaphaly and mirror-image cleft lip and palate, affecting the left side of one twin and the right side of the other twin. The pregnancy was terminated at 26 weeks. The case is discussed with information in the literature.
BACKGROUND Cutaneous lesions are commonly seen in the newborn period and exhibit inconsistency from the skin lesions of an adult. OBJECTIVE The present study was carried out with an aim to determine the frequency of physiologic and pathologic cutaneous findings in newborns. METHODS Typically, 1234 newborns were included in this study. A questionnaire(More)
BACKGROUND The intracytoplasmic sperm injection procedure ending with total fertilization failure is very distressfull event for both the clinician and the patient. OBJECTIVE The aim of this study was to identify independent factors which could be used to identify total fertilization failure before the day of intracytoplasmic sperm injection. MATERIALS(More)
BACKGROUND Prolonged GnRH-a administration in IVF cycles may have some advantages related to the treatment outcomes. OBJECTIVE In this study, we aimed to analyse the effect of prolonged gonadotropin releasing hormone agonist (GnRH-a) administration on controlled ovarian hyperstimulation outcomes of in vitro fertilization (IVF) patients. MATERIALS AND(More)