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AIMS The aim of this study was to estimate the incidence, indications, risk factors, complications, and maternal morbidity and mortality associated with obstetric hysterectomy performed at the Zeynep Kamil Gynecologic and Pediatric Training and Research Hospital between January 2000 and January 2008. MATERIAL & METHODS A retrospective study of patients(More)
AIM The purpose of this study investigated the relationship between early pregnancy plasma lipid concentrations and risk of pre-eclampsia. MATERIAL AND METHODS In a prospective cohort study, maternal blood samples were collected between 10-20 weeks of gestation. From the cohort, we selected 30 women who developed pre-eclampsia and 320 who remained(More)
BACKGROUND So far, many studies investigated factors that affect pregnancy rates after intrauterine insemination (IUI). Various investigators have not agreed on the nature and ranking of these criteria. OBJECTIVE The aim of this study was to assess the predictive factors for pregnancy rate after controlled ovarian hyperstimulation (COH)/ IUI. MATERIALS(More)
OBJECTIVES To validate the Turkish-translated versions of the Endometriosis Health Profile 5 (EHP-5) for use in patients with laparoscopically proven endometriosis. STUDY DESIGN This case control study was conducted in a tertiary referral teaching institution between April and June 2014. Fifty-eight patients with surgically proven endometriosis were(More)
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the success rate of the Bakri balloon in the event of uncontrollable hemorrhage due to placenta previa. STUDY DESIGN We evaluated 25 patients who were treated with the Bakri balloon who had severe postpartum hemorrhage with placenta previa and failed medical treatment with uterotonic agents. RESULTS The Bakri balloon was inserted(More)
To compare maternal and neonatal outcomes of the vaginal delivery versus cesarean delivery for the breech presentation. We reviewed the maternal and neonatal charts of all singleton breech deliveries of <1,000, 1,000–1,500, 1,501–2,500, 2,501–4,000, and >4,000 g delivered between 2000 and 2006 at our institution. The study population consisted of 1,537(More)
OBJECTIVE Iniencephaly is a rare neural tube defectwith consisting of a defect in the occipital bone,spina bifida of many vertebrae, and retroflexion of the head on the spine. In majorty of cases it is a le-\thal condition. METHODS We present the first case of iniencephalywith large bronchogenic cyst diagnosed prenatally. RESULTS At 19 week's gestation(More)
BACKGROUND Young maternal age is variously defined in studies of its effect on obstetrics and perinatal outcomes. Also, pregnancy has been reported as the leading cause of death in adolescent girls in low- and middle-income countries. AIMS The aim of the study was to evaluate whether young maternal age was associated with an increased risk of obstetrics(More)
Objective: To present a prenatally diagnosed case of interhemispheric arachnoid cyst associated with lumbosacral meningomyelocele and discussion of management for this case. Case: A 26-year-old gravida 1, para 0 patient was referred to our unit at 24 weeks gestation. A detailed ultrasound scan revealed a 21x21 mm interhemispheric arachnoid cyst and(More)
The objective of this study was to assess the effect of thyroid dysfunction and autoimmunity in early pregnancy on adverse pregnancy and neonatal outcome. 497 pregnant women between 10 and 12 gestational age were invited who were attending for their first antenatal visit and asked to perform blood tests for thyroid function and antithyroid peroxidase(More)