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OBJECTIVE 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. MATERIALS AND METHODS We recruited 66 premenopausal women, aged 26-55 years, who had sought care in the previous year for menorrhagia. All patients were(More)
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)
OBJECTIVE 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. DESIGN 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.(More)
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the indications, intraoperative diagnoses, and complication rates of both diagnostic and operative hysteroscopic procedures. MATERIALS AND METHODS Five thousand four hundred seventy-four (5474) hysteroscopic procedures performed in the department of gynecologic endoscopy unit between May 2005 and December 2012 were retrospectively(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)
Arsenic trioxide is used in clinical trials in the treatment of relapsed and resistant cases of acute promyelocytic leukemia. Adverse effects from arsenic in these studies have been multisystemic. Arsenic is known to cause corrected QT-interval prolongation and T-wave changes, but the potential for serious ventricular arrhythmias is less well understood.(More)
OBJECTIVE The aim of the study was to investigate whether the use of low molecular weight heparin (LMWH) improve live birth rates when compared with control group in patients with unexplained recurrent miscarriages (URM). METHODS In this prospective observational study 150 women with a history of two or more previous unexplained first trimester pregnancy(More)
OBJECTIVE The objective of our study is to evaluate the long-term results of laparoscopic bean vaginoplasty (LBV), which we previously described. MATERIALS AND METHODS From April 2002 to September 2013, 62 patients, who were diagnosed with Mayer-Rokitansky-Kuster-Hauser Syndrome and underwent LBV in Cukurova University School of Medicine Department of(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)
OBJECTIVE We wished to determine the relationship between preoperative serum CA 125 levels and the risk of metastatic disease, recurrent disease, and death in women with endometrial cancer. METHODS We reviewed the records of women with endometrial adenocarcinoma of all stages who underwent primary surgery. We abstracted multiple data variables, including(More)