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)
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)
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)
Objectives. Hospital fear and avoidance of the routine hospital obstetrical interventions cause some women with low-risk pregnancies to spend most of the active labor period at home, and subsequently they present to the hospital for delivery. Our aim was to analyze the maternal and neonatal outcomes of pregnancies with a planned hospital birth, yet spending… (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)
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)
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.