Mulazim Yildirim

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OBJECTIVE To determine whether polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is related to leptin dysregulation. DESIGN Prospective study. SETTING Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology in a university hospital. PATIENT(S) Fifty patients with PCOS (33 nonobese and 17 obese) and 32 control women (19 nonobese and 13 obese) were included in the study. (More)
The aim of this study was to examine the echocardiographic profiles of patients with polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS). Serum concentrations of follicle stimulating hormone, luteinizing hormone, androstenedione, free testosterone, prolactin, DHEA-SO(4) and 17-OH-progesterone, lipid profile (high and low density lipoproteins, triglyceride and total(More)
The effectiveness of hormone replacement therapy (HRT) and alendronate, alone and in combination, was evaluated in 120 postmenopausal patients with osteoporosis with bone mineral density (BMD) measurements at least 2 SD below the mean value for young premenopausal subjects. They had no contra-indications to HRT or alendronate use and were randomized to(More)
A case of adenomatoid tumor of the uterus in a 34-year-old patient, who had received a renal transplant and was undergoing immunosuppresive therapy is presented. At surgery, there were a total of eight nodular intramural and subserous masses thought to be leiomyoma nodules, and tumor excision was unusually, hardly performed because the nodules were strictly(More)
OBJECTIVE The transvaginal sacrospinous ligament fixation technique was used as part of the vaginal repair procedure for marked uterovaginal prolapse, and in the treatment of vault prolapse. METHOD Out of the 26 women treated with sacrospinous ligament suspension of the vaginal vault, 23 had marked uterovaginal prolapse and three had vault prolapse(More)
OBJECTIVES This study was performed to evaluate the different surgical treatment alternatives for urinary stress incontinence and their clinical results. METHODS Of the patients who visited our clinic between January 1989 and June 1994 complaining of urinary stress incontinence, 408 were found to have genuine stress incontinence (GSI) after undergoing(More)
OBJECTIVES To analyse temporal bone erosion sites (including scutum, labyrinth, facial canal, mastoid tegmen, posterior fossa dural plate and sigmoid sinus plate) in patients with chronic suppurative otitis media (CSOM). METHODOLOGY Retrospective case review in a tertiary referral centre. Medical records were reviewed from 905 patients (121 complicated;(More)
OBJECTIVE To investigate the effect of intranasal estrogen replacement therapy administered to postmenopausal women alone or in combination with progesterone on markers of cardiovascular risk. METHODS The study was conducted with 44 voluntary postmenopausal women. In group I (n = 15), the patients were treated with only intranasal estradiol (300 μg/day(More)
OBJECTIVE To determine the effects of ovarian wedge resection by minilaparotomy in infertile patients with polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS). STUDY DESIGN One hundred and thirty-four anovulatory patients with PCOS, who were previously treated with clomiphene citrate and gonadotropins and did not conceive were operated via minilaparotomy with(More)