Prof. Dr. Selahattin Kumru


WHAT IS POLYHYDRAMNIOS (INCREASED AMNIOTIC FLUID)? Polyhydramnios or hydramnios means an increase in the amount of amniotic fluid. This condition leads to pregnancy complications in 1-2% of cases. Amniotic fluid is one of the most important components of the gestational sac in which the baby is located. This fluid plays a big role in ultrasound …


Fetal Cystoscopy

Obstruction of the lower parts of the urinary system of the fetus in the womb is observed with a probability approximately equal to one case per 5,000-10,000 infants. This disease, which is more common in male infants, manifests itself as urethral atresia, urethral obstruction, or most often as a posterior urethral valve (PUV). The inability …

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Methods of fetal surgery

Fetal surgeries are conducted to solve health problems of the fetus. The reason for this is that in some cases, the absence of any intervention can lead to the deterioration of the fetus health. Blood transfusion to the fetus in the womb This procedure is performed in situations of blood incompatibility or fetal anemia and …

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Coronavirus can be transmitted to the baby in the womb!

The head of the branch of the Turkish Association of Gynecology and Obstetrics in Antalya, as well as a specialist in gynecology and obstetrics and perinatology, Professor Dr. Selahattin Kumru, said that there is very little data on pregnancy problems caused by the coronavirus epidemic. Although some research has been devoted to this topic in …

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Multiple Pregnancy

The presence of more than one fetus in the uterus (womb) is called “multiple pregnancy”. As a rule, most often it is twins, and less often triplets, fours, or even more. Multiple pregnancies are initially defined as high-risk pregnancies. These risks can have adverse consequences for both the mother and the fetus. For the mother, …

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Fetal DNA (extracellular DNA) in maternal blood

The method described in the literature as fetal DNA, extracellular DNA, or non-invasive prenatal diagnosis from maternal blood is currently one of the most advanced in medical science. During normal pregnancy, some cells belonging to the fetus (the unborn child in the womb) enter the mother’s bloodstream. These cells have also been shown to remain …

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