Sertaç Batioğlu

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AIM To identify the risk factors for ectopic pregnancy. METHODS We conducted a prospective case-control study for the role of several risk factors in the occurrence of ectopic pregnancy in Turkey. A total of 225 cases and 375 controls were compared for sociodemographic characteristics, cigarette smoking, obstetric, gynaecological, surgical histories, the(More)
This report aimed to examine the effects of atosiban on pregnancy outcome after IVF-embryo transfer. A prospective, randomized, placebo-controlled clinical study was performed. A total of 180 women undergoing intracytoplasmic sperm injection who had top-quality embryos were randomly allocated into treatment and control groups. All the patients had(More)
Our aim was to evaluate the optimal treatment strategy addressing cardiovascular risk in obese and nonobese patients with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS). We planned a prospectıve randomized clinical study. Normoandrogenemic and oligoamenorrheic women with PCOS and impaired glucose tolerance (n = 96) were enrolled in the study. Six months of treatment with(More)
This report describes a woman with cornual pregnancy, documented by ultrasonography and laparoscopy, who was successfully treated with two doses of methotrexate under laparoscopic and ultrasonographic guidance. The serum beta human chorionic gonadotropin level was 20,000 mIU/ml and increased to 43,800 mIU/ml after the first methotrexate injection and to(More)
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the reproductive outcomes of patients with a uterine septum and otherwise unexplained infertility who underwent hysteroscopic metroplasty, and to compare them with those of patients with the same diagnosis who did not have hysteroscopic metroplasty. METHODS The present retrospective study included 127 patients with diagnosis of a(More)
BACKGROUND Phosphorylated insulin-like growth factor binding protein-1 (phIGFBP-1) is secreted by decidual cells and leaks into cervical secretions when fetal membranes detach from decidua. Our aim was to assess whether detection of phIGFBP-1 in cervical secretions by a rapid bed-side test could be used to predict preterm delivery in patients with regular(More)
OBJECTIVE To compare the efficacy of methods for second trimester pregnancy termination. METHODS A prospective randomized study of women undergoing pregnancy termination between 14 and 28 weeks gestation. Three hundred and forty patients with poor cervical condition (Bishop score < or = 4) in whom one of five termination methods were used were assessed:(More)
The aim of the study was to evaluate the effect of office hysteroscopy (OH) on pregnancy rate in patients undergoing IVF. A total of 1258 patients attending an IVF clinic with normal hysteroscopic findings were enrolled. The impact of timing of OH before embryo transfer on pregnancy rate was investigated. The women were evaluated in three groups: group 1,(More)
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the effect of two different laparoscopic methods on ovarian reserve as determined by antral follicle count (AFC) and ovarian volume in patients with bilateral endometriomas. DESIGN Randomized prospective study. SETTING Tertiary education and research hospital. PATIENT(S) Forty-eight patients with bilateral endometriomas. (More)
Endometrial polyp (measuring <2 cm) was diagnosed by transvaginal ultrasonography performed on days 7 and 9 of the cycle in six patients who underwent IVF. These six patients were treated by hysteroscopic polypectomy preceding oocyte retrieval under general anaesthesia after informed consent was obtained. The cause of infertility was male factor in three(More)