Tasneem Gul

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BACKGROUND An examination of the alterations in Fibroblast Growth Factor-1 (FGF-1) expression in a group of repeated implantation failure after in vitro fertilization (IVF) patients, when compared to fertile patients. PATIENTS AND METHODS Study group consisted of 24 patients with repeated implantation failure and 29 fertile control patients. Endometrial(More)
This study investigated the severity of hirsutism and its correlation with serum total testosterone (tT) levels in 87 patients with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) and 85 healthy control subjects from the south-eastern region of Turkey. A wide range of variability exists in both hirsutism and modified Ferriman-Gallwey (mFG) scores. Similar mFG scores and(More)
OBJECTIVE The aim of the present study was to evaluate the levels of serum androgens and prostate-specific antigen (PSA) levels in patients with endometriosis. MATERIALS AND METHODS Patients with Stage III/IV (advanced stage) endometriosis were compared to controls with respect to basal serum levels of total testosterone (T), free testosterone (fT),(More)
PURPOSE Blood cells play a major role in homeostasis and inflammation. Primary dysmenorrhea (PD) involves the production of prostaglandins and leukotrienes, which cause inflammation in uterine tissue. Aim of this study was to investigate whether there is a relation between complete blood count parameters and PD during the menstrual cycle. MATERIALS AND(More)
The aim of present study was to evaluate the iodine/iodide status in biological samples (serum and urine) of 172 male hypothyroid patients (HPs) and their supplemental effects on thyroid hormones. For comparison purpose, non-goitrous subjects (n= 220) of same age group and socioeconomic status were also studied. A simple and rapid iodide-ion selective(More)
OBJECTIVE Platelet count (PC) is higher in chronic inflammatory diseases. The aim of this study was to evaluate the PC in patients with severe pelvic endometriosis. MATERIALS AND METHODS Patients with advanced stage pelvic endometriosis were retrospectively evaluated in a tertiary center between January 2009 and December 2011. Patients with pelvic(More)
OBJECTIVE The purpose of this study was to present data on clinical and operational management and postoperative outcomes of pregnancies complicated by adnexal torsion (AT). MATERIALS AND METHODS Twenty-four pregnant women who presented to the present clinic between January 2007 to December 2013 and were intraoperatively diagnosed with AT were included in(More)
BACKGROUND The aim of this study was to evaluate risk factors associated with maternal mortality in patients with eclampsia. METHODS The probable risk factors of maternal mortality including maternal age, length of hospital stay, gestational age, systolic and diastolic blood pressures; hematocrit, hemoglobin, platelet count, levels of alanine(More)
Tubo-ovarian abscess (TOA), a serious complication of pelvic inflammatory disease, unites the fallopian tube and ovary and, is rarely observed in sexually inactive adolescent girls. A pelvic mass, supposedly originating from the ovary, was detected in a 13-year-old sexually inactive girl suffering from abdominal pain and menstrual disorder. Pelvic(More)
PURPOSE OF INVESTIGATION To investigate the roles of adipokines, free fatty acid (FFA), and oxidative stress in obese and non-obese preeclamptic patients. MATERIALS AND METHODS Gestational age-matched obese preeclamptic (n=32), non-obese preeclamptic (n=32), and non-obese normotensive healthy (n=32) pregnant women were included in the study. Serum(More)