Leyla Mollamahmutoǧlu

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Thrombocytosis has been reported in a variety of solid tumors, including certain gynecologic cancers such as endometrial, vulvar, and cervical cancers. The present study aims to determine the incidence of thrombocytosis in women with epithelial ovarian tumors and to evaluate its association with clinical and pathologic prognostic factors. Between January(More)
Cavernous hemangiomas of the cervix are extremely rare, benign lesions. To date, fewer than 50 cases have been reported. Here reported is a case of cavernous hemangioma of the cervix in a 53-year-old patient with the complaint of postcoital spotting. Most of these lesions are asymptomatic incidental findings, but sometimes, they may cause abnormal vaginal(More)
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the effect of dehydroepiandrosterone (DHEA) supplementation on ovarian reserve by measuring markers such as antral follicle count, serum anti-Müllerian hormone (AMH) and inhibin B in patients with diminished ovarian reserve. STUDY DESIGN This prospective study was undertaken at Dr. Zekai Tahir Burak Women's Health Research and(More)
OBJECTIVE To compare the diagnostic accuracy and acceptability of transvaginal sonography (TVS), saline infusion sonography (SIS), and office hysteroscopy (OHS) for detecting intracavitary abnormalities in women with or without abnormal uterine bleeding (AUB). DESIGN Prospective double-blind study. SETTING Zekai Tahir Burak Women's Health Education and(More)
Hormonal contraceptive pills containing 750 microgram levonorgestrel are the most commonly used postcoital contraceptive method because of their high efficacy and fewer side effects. Emergency contraceptive pills containing levonorgestrel present their effects by several mechanisms, including delayed tubal transport of the ovum. A delay of tubal(More)
OBJECTIVE The aim of this study was to compare the efficacy and safety of a prostaglandin E(2) (PGE(2)) vaginal insert with those of oxytocin for labor induction. The present study also examined whether its use reduces the rate of cesarean delivery in term pregnancies with premature rupture of membranes (PROM) and low Bishop scores. MATERIALS AND METHODS(More)
To determine the incidence, indications, risk factors and complications of peripartum hysterectomy in a tertiary teaching hospital. The medical records of 73 patients who had undergone emergency peripartum hysterectomy between 2003 and 2008 were reviewed retrospectively. Maternal characteristics and characteristics of the present pregnancy and delivery,(More)
The aim of the study is to assess the diagnostic accuracy, findings and feasibility of office-based diagnostic hysteroscopy in an IVF population. A total of 2500 consecutive infertile patients were enrolled prospectively prior to IVF treatment. Diagnostic hysteroscopy was performed on each subject in an office setting in the study IVF centre. A total of(More)
The aim of this randomized prospective study was to compare efficacy and side effects of saline moistened misoprostol with dry misoprostol, administered 800 μg intravaginally every 6 h up to a maximum of 3 doses in 24 h for second trimester pregnancy termination. A total of 81 women seeking termination of second trimester pregnancy (55 fetal death, 17 fetal(More)