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OBJECTIVE To determine the effect of uterine fundal pressure on shortening the second stage of labor and on the fetal outcome. DESIGN Randomized controlled trial. SETTING Teaching and research hospital. SAMPLE One hundred ninety-seven women between 37 and 42 gestational weeks with singleton cephalic presentation admitted to the delivery unit. (More)
The aim of the present study was to measure the treatment of menorrhagia and health-related quality of life (QoL) in Levonorgestrel-releasing intrauterine system (LNG-IUS) in Turkish women. We recruited 66 premenopausal women, aged 26–55 years, who had sought care in the previous year for menorrhagia. All patients were asked to complete a visual analog(More)
  • Murat Api
  • 2015
In the recent article [1], Hatem Abu Hashim contributed to the promotion of surgical management for polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS). As the author emphasized the predictors of failure of laparoscopic ovarian drilling (LOD) far more than the predictors of success, the title of the article ‘‘Predictors of success of laparoscopic ovarian drilling...’’ does(More)
OBJECTIVE To assess cardiac function by means of the modified myocardial performance index (Mod-MPI) in fetuses of pre-eclamptic mothers without intrauterine growth restriction and to compare this with values from normal controls. METHODS A cross-sectional study was conducted including a total of 72 fetuses at between 26 and 40 weeks' gestation. Forty(More)
The use of complementary and alternative medicines (CAM) among women with gynecologic cancer is becoming increasingly popular. Therefore, it is important to gain insight into the prevalence and factors related to the use of CAM. The aim of this study was to assess the use of CAM in women with gynecologic cancer. This is a descriptive cross-sectional study.(More)
We described a fetus who is delivered at 32.weeks of gestation by elective cesarian because of the fetal anhydria and unilateral hydronephrosis.A breech coming,1950 gr, 44 cm a newborn was delivered with multiple malformations and postpartum he didn't cry and siyanosis was appeared. After first interventions the newborns respiration didn't start and(More)
The aim of the study was to evaluate the interobserver variability of modified Ferriman–Gallwey (mFG) hirsutism scores on each body area in a Turkish population. A cross-sectional study of simultaneous mFG scoring design was used. Observers did not make any interview with the subjects and were masked to the previous score results. Analyses included(More)
  • Murat Api
  • 2009
BACKGROUND Surgical therapy with laparoscopic ovarian 'drilling' (LOD) may avoid or reduce the need for gonadotrophins or may facilitate their use. However, the procedure, though effective, can be traumatic on the ovaries, which may cause postoperative adhesions and/or diminished ovarian reserve (DOR). OBJECTIVE To review the available literature, whether(More)
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVE Patients with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) treated with gonadotrophins often have a polyfollicular response and are exposed to the risks of ovarian hyperstimulation syndrome (OHSS) and multiple pregnancy. The aim of the present study was to evaluate the efficacy of laparoscopic ovarian drilling (LOD) on the endocrinologic,(More)