Mehmet Yilmazer

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OBJECTIVE To determine oxidative stress by the level of protein carbonyls and total antioxidant status (TAOS), and whether oxidative stress is associated with increased risk of cardiovascular disease in women with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS). DESIGN Controlled clinical study. SETTING University hospital. PATIENT(S) Thirty women with PCOS and 31(More)
OBJECTIVE To simultaneously investigate the polysomnography (PSG) and nonstress test (NST) records of pregnant women with obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) to observe NST changes during maternal desaturation and determine maternal and fetal outcomes. METHODS A prospective observational study of pregnant women assessed by questionnaire for symptoms of OSA.(More)
AIM To investigate the relationship between Helicobacter pylori infection and severe hyperemesis gravidarum (H. Gravidarum) by using Helicobacter pylori Stool Antigen (HpSA) and other serologic test results. METHODS Twenty-seven pregnant women with H. Gravidarum and 97 asymptomatic pregnant women of matching gestational age without gastric problems were(More)
OBJECTIVE To compare the efficacy of cabergoline (Cb2) and meloxicam in curbing vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF) expression and preventing ovarian hyperstimulation syndrome (OHSS). DESIGN Randomized controlled, animal study. SETTING Academic facility. SAMPLE We used a total of 50 immature Wistar female rats randomly to create an experimental(More)
OBJECTIVE To investigate the association between either depression or anxiety early in pregnancy, and nausea and vomiting, in a clinical sample. METHODS Anxiety and depression scores of 230 women were investigated by using the Hospital Anxiety and Depression Scale. Nausea and vomiting of pregnancy (NVP) were scored by using the Rhode's system. These(More)
OBJECTIVE To investigate short-term and long-term effects of combined hormone replacement therapy (HRT) on C-reactive protein (CRP) and fibrinogen plasma concentrations in healthy postmenopausal women. METHODS In this cross-sectional study 241 healthy postmenopausal women were enrolled. A total of 81 women were receiving the following treatments for 3(More)
BACKGROUND Recently published data suggest that hormone replacement therapy (HRT) may increase cardiovascular risk during the early months of therapy. Activation of the immune system is known to be involved in several types of cardiovascular disease. In this cross-sectional study, serum C3, C4, IgG and IgM levels were evaluated in healthy post-menopausal(More)
AIM The present study aims to determine whether mean platelet volume (MPV) specified in late first trimester of pregnancy can be used to predict pre-eclampsia and intrauterine growth restriction (IUGR). METHODS This study prospectively reviews 200 healthy women with 11-14-week-old pregnancies. RESULTS Average pregnancy-associated plasma protein-A(More)
BACKGROUND Hysterosalpingography (HSG) is the most commonly used method for evaluating the anatomy and patency of the uterine cavity and fallopian tubes, and is an important tool in the evaluation of infertility. The most frequent side effect is the pain associated with the procedure. OBJECTIVES To evaluate four analgesic methods to determine the most(More)
BACKGROUND This study was designed to investigate the effects of inhaled anesthetic agents on respiratory mechanics with low flow anesthesia in laparoscopic abdominal surgery. Two inhaled anesthetics, desflurane and sevoflurane, have a lower solubility in blood and tissues than all previous volatile anesthetics, and have become the preferred volatile(More)