Bahar Yuksel, MD

Bahar Yuksel graduated from Istanbul University Istanbul Medical School at the top of the class of 2010. She completed her residency in Istanbul Medical School Obstetrics and Gynecology Department by the top score Residency Board Exam. Between 2016 and 2017 she studied at Stanford School of Medicine and did research about ovarian physiology.  Her projects were funded by The Scientific And Technological Research Council Of Turkey several times. Her main interests are endometriosis and ovarian physiology. Now she has her practice in Istanbul as an Ob&Gyn , member of Turkish Endometriosis and Adenomyosis Society and works for Endofoundation of America as Research Associate.

Mental stress promotes mice endometriosis

Endometriosis is a disease for which pathogenesis and progression are not fully understood. Inflammation is one of the key candidates that might be related to the creation or progression of endometriosis. In the study conducted by Kawakita et al from Japan, the relation of mental stress on endometriosis distribution and the inflammatory reaction was examined. The authors created a mouse model and exposed one group to mental stress, and checked the presence of stress by daily controlled serum cortisol levels.…

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Reproductive capacity and recurrence rate after surgery for Stage III/IV endometriosis 

If gaining fertility back is the main goal, the surgical removal of endometriosis lesions is globally recognized as first-line therapy. Even though, pre- and postoperative hormone therapy leads to a significant decrease in the spread of the disease measured with the revised ASRM scores it is not an option for fertility preservation. In the study conducted in Hannover Medical School, the authors aimed to establish postoperative recurrence and pregnancy rates in patients after surgical resection of moderate and severe endometriosis lesions (rASRM stage…

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