Eylül GÜN, MD

Eylul Gun graduated from Aydin Adnan Menderes University Faculty of Medicine and completed her residency in the field of Surgical Pathology in Izmir Katip Celebi University Ataturk Training and Research Hospital in Turkey. She has presented her studies as a bursary awardee many times in the international congresses of the European Society of Pathology. She is a Diplomate of the Royal College of Pathologists, UK. She is interested in gynecological and urological pathology and has been doing research on these subjects. 

Is the information on Facebook groups about endometriosis accurate?

The use of social media platforms has been increasing day by day. The coronavirus pandemic has attributed to this immensely. Facebook pages and groups are among the most commonly used platforms to share knowledge, seek emotional support, and learn. While there is no control of the posts whatsoever, scientists have been investigating the posted content’s accuracy on many levels. As endometriosis is a chronic disease that affects millions of women worldwide, it’s natural that there are a lot of support…

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What causes distress in women with endometriosis?

Endometriosis is a disease that affects a woman’s life from many different aspects; emotionally, sexually, and physiologically. With the burden of the distress caused by the disease, most women suffer from anxiety and depression. This results in lower self-esteem and poorer body image. The link between endometriosis and physiological distress symptoms is unclear. In order to address and simplify this confusion, Geller et al. from Tel-Aviv, Israel aimed to identify the physiological distress symptoms and mechanisms that are responsible and…

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Migraine, endometriosis and plasma "Calcitonin Gene-Related Peptide"

Calcitonin gene-related peptide (CGRP) is a neurotransmitter that takes part in migraine and is now thought to have a role in endometriosis. The role of CGRP is well known in migraine, it is released from neurons during acute attacks and some findings indicate it also plays a role in the pain in endometriosis. Migraine and endometriosis are frequently seen together, however the role of CGRP during the menstrual period where both of these diseases present with pain has not been studied…

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The genomic linkage between ovarian cancer and endometriosis

Endometriosis has been proven to be the precursor of ovarian clear cell and endometrioid carcinomas, however, it is not well understood why and how endometriosis goes into malignant transformation.  To address this issue, in their review article, Dr. Yachida and colleagues from Niigata University in Japan have shed some light on the molecular mechanisms responsible for the development of ovarian cancer in endometriosis patients which was recently published in "Cancers".  The genes that play a crucial role in the chromatin…

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The Communication Gap Between Specialists for Endometriosis Diagnosis and Management

An approach to help the different specialties which work as a team but lack sufficient communication in endometriosis management build better communication was proposed by Leonardi et al. from Australia and Canada in their opinion article which was published in April 2021 issue of "Ultrasound in Obstetrics & Gynecology". The communication between the imaging experts and the surgeons has become very important as advanced endometriosis cases have increased. To be able to provide accurate non-invasive diagnostic results is important in…

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