Ziya Kalem

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To investigate the relationship between postmenopausal women’s sclerostin levels and bone density and the factors that may affect this relationship. 135 postmenopausal patients’ ages, BMIs, hormonal statuses, BMD values, and smoking, and consumption of coffee and dairy products were compared with their sclerostin levels. No statistical relationship was(More)
OBJECTIVE The aim of the present retrospective study was to evaluate intrauterine insemination (IUI) clinical experiences and to define the variables for predicting success. MATERIAL AND METHODS The present study was an observational trial performed in a private IVF center on subfertile couples who had applied for treatment between 2002 and 2012, in which(More)
AIM The aim of this study is to investigate the effect of metformin and/or OC added to the treatment of PCOS patients at our clinic on IVF outcome. MATERIALS AND METHODS This study is a retrospective study that assesses the data of PCOS patients who received IVF between 2005 and 2015 at a private IVF center. The study included 496 PCOS cases aged between(More)
The aim of this retrospective study was to investigate the factors affecting the rates of caesarean section in cases with premature rupture of membranes (PROM) in term pregnancies. Eighty-two term PROM patients who presented to Turgut Ozal University and Erzurum Nene Hatun Hospitals between 2012 and 2014 were included. The effects of demographics,(More)
The main purpose of this study is to evaluate the inflammatory response and oxidative stress together in the cases of recurrent pregnancy loss (RPL) and repeated implantation failure (RIF). This is a cross-sectional study conducted to compare infertile patients who have RIF and patients with RPL histories in terms of CCL2, TAS, TOS, and OSI. To this end,(More)
OBJECTIVE The aim of this study was to investigate age-related variations in the effect of body mass index (BMI) on in vitro fertilization (IVF) outcomes. MATERIAL AND METHODS This was a cohort study conducted by retrospectively investigating the IVF cycles of 653 polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) patients under the age of 40 years who were diagnosed based(More)
INTRODUCTION The aim of this study was to immunohistochemically investigate the presence and localization of ADAMTS 1, 4, 5, 8 and 9 in decidual and chorionic tissues in first trimester pregnancy losses. MATERIALS AND METHODS This study was conducted with early pregnancy failure decidual and chorionic tissue samples from 36 pregnant women in the first(More)
Frozen-thawed (FT) embryo transfer is a procedure used for the storage and transfer of excess embryos obtained during in vitro fertilization- intracytoplasmic sperm injection cycles. In recent years, improvements in laboratory conditions and limitations on the number of embryos to be transferred have led to a progressive increase in FT embryo transfer(More)
In the last 20 to 30 years, early diagnosis of pregnancy has markedly decreased ectopic pregnancy-related maternal mortality, and the necessity for surgical treatment. With modern approaches in the treatment of ectopic pregnancy, surgical therapy has been replaced by medical therapy and medical treatment by spontaneous follow-up in appropriate cases.(More)
OBJECTIVE The aim of this study is to investigate the possible correlation of hemogram parameters including neutrophil to lymphocyte ratio (NLR) and platelet to lymphocyte ratio (PLR) with birth weight and gestational week. MATERIALS AND METHODS This prospective study has been conducted with 783 patients. The maternal age, parity, gestational age, type of(More)