Osman Aşicioğlu

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OBJECTIVES To evaluate the efficacy and safety of moxifloxacin versus ofloxacin plus metronidazole in patients with uncomplicated pelvic inflammatory disease (uPID; defined as PID symptoms and signs, but no complications such as septicemia, perihepatitis, and tubo-ovarian abscess) in Turkey. STUDY DESIGN This was a multicenter, prospective, randomized,(More)
OBJECTIVE To investigate the clinical and laboratory parameters, treatments, and complications of patient with tubo-ovarian abscess (TOA). METHODS Data for 296 patients diagnosed with TOA (clinically and sonographically) between January 2005 and December 2012 were retrospectively reviewed at 3 tertiary referral hospitals in Turkey. Patients were compared(More)
PURPOSE To evaluate the accuracy of dilatation and curettage (D&C) and Pipelle biopsy for the diagnosis of endometrial pathologies and determine whether the amount of endometrial tissue obtained using these techniques is sufficient for further histopathology of hysterectomy specimens. MATERIALS AND METHODS Patients undergoing hysterectomy for various(More)
Summary The purpose of this study was to compare the safety and success rates of single- and two-dose methotrexate (MTX) protocols for the treatment of unruptured tubal ectopic pregnancy. This retrospective study included 87 patients with ectopic pregnancy who were treated with MTX therapy (single-dose protocol: 46 patients; two-dose protocol: 41 patients).(More)
OBJECTIVE The purpose of the present study was to determine whether the vaginal preparation with povidone-iodine prior to caesarean delivery decreased the incidence of postpartum endometritis. METHODS The present study was a prospective randomized controlled trial in which subjects received a vaginal preparation with povidone-iodine solution immediately(More)
OBJECTIVE The aim of this study is to assess the effect of placental drainage during active management of the third stage of labor on reducing both blood loss and the length of the third stage. STUDY DESIGN This prospective randomized controlled trial included 485 patients who underwent vaginal delivery in two tertiary hospital. Subjects were randomly(More)
INTRODUCTION Appropriate cervical dilatation and effacement are essential for the progression of labor. With the active management of labor, number of cesarean deliveries reduces and the duration of labor shortens. Cervical dilatation can be facilitated by mechanical, pharmacological and non-pharmacologic methods. Cervix is richly supplied by autonomic(More)
OBJECTIVE To estimate the accuracy of frozen pathological analysis in patients preoperatively diagnosed with endometrial atypical complex hyperplasia (ACH) and to develop a model predicting the probability of the presence of endometrial carcinoma in ACH. METHODS Patients (n = 128) who underwent total hysterectomies because of diagnoses of ACH were(More)
OBJECTIVE We aimed to determine whether the risks of adverse outcomes were greater in women who had pregnancies ending in stillbirth than in those with no previous history of stillbirth. METHODS This retrospective cohort study included all women who had undergone their first and second deliveries at Bakirkoy Women's and Children's Education and Research(More)
This study determined the rate, risk factors, management and outcome of bladder injury during caesarean section and suggests ways to improve the quality of care and reduce maternal morbidity and mortality. During the study period, there were 76 bladder injuries in 56,799 caesarean deliveries for an overall incidence of 0.13%. Women with a bladder injury(More)