Semih Tuğrul

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OBJECTIVES This study was undertaken to determine the incidence of asymptomatic bacteriuria (ASB) during pregnancy and its prevalance in the three trimesters. SUBJECTS AND METHODS One hundred and ten pregnant women in their first trimester attending the antenatal outpatient clinic with no urinary tract complaints were included in the study. After perineal(More)
Purpose : To investigate the impact of oxidative stress on pregnancy success by monitoring malondialdehyde levels in follicular fluid. Methods : Forty five couples were enrolled in this prospective study. Following long protocol of GnRH analogues and r-FSH treatment, oocyte retrieval and intracytoplasmic sperm injection were performed. Malondialdehyde(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)
Primary cancer of the vagina constitutes 1-2% of all malignant genital tract tumors in women. As one of the most complicated therapeutic problems in gynecological oncology, this disease had been deemed to be untreatable until the end of 1930s. Presently, as a result of technological improvements in radiotherapy and radical surgery, more favorable prognoses(More)
OBJECTIVE To investigate the importance of transvaginal color Doppler ultrasonography of uterine and intraovarian arteries in the clinical diagnosis of polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS). MATERIAL & METHOD This study was planned as a cohort, controlled, prospective study. A total of 80 participants (40 with PCOS and 40 as a control group) were enrolled in(More)
PURPOSE We assessed the effect of postpartum uterine curettage on maternal recovery time in severe preeclamptic patients. METHOD Fifty-six pregnant women with the diagnosis of severe preeclampsia in their third trimester were enrolled in the study. Uterine curettage was performed in the early postpartum period on 31 randomly selected patients and(More)
OBJECTIVE Our aim was to determine the duration of intrauterine device (IUD) use, reasons for discontinuation, and problems encountered during removal in patients who were admitted to our clinic for removal of IUD. MATERIALS AND METHODS We studied 321 cases of IUD removal with respect to duration of use, cause of removal, type of IUD used, and(More)
Iniencephaly is a rare but almost always lethal neural tube defect with the following cardinal features: occipital bone defect, partial or total absence of cervicothoracal vertebrae and fetal retroflexion. Iniencephaly is associated with malformations of the central nervous system, gastrointestinal and cardiovascular system. Prenatally diagnosed cases of(More)
Objective: To compare the effects of frequently used two different regimens of combined continuous hormone replacement therapy; 0.625 mg conjugated equine estrogen (CEE) + 2.5 mg medroxyprogesterone acetate (MPA) and 1 mg 17β estradiol (E2) + 0.5 mg norethindrone acetate (NETA), on endometrial histopathology and postmenopausal uterine bleeding. Materials(More)
OBJECTIVE To determine the clinical, endocrine, and metabolic effects of acarbose use in overweight and nonoverweight patients with polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS). DESIGN Prospective analysis. SETTING Gynecology and infertility clinic of a tertiary care medical center. PATIENT(S) Seventy-four patients with PCOS and 30 healthy women. (More)