Association of Thrace Universities 1st International Health Sciences Congress., Edirne, Turkey, 23 - 25 November 2017, pp.278
The purpose of this study is to investigate whether there is a fetal impact on pregnant women who are exposed to radiofrequency radiation (RFR) with different periods originating from cell phones in postnatal umblical cord blood. In this study conducted on 149 pregnant women and infants, participants are divided into four groups in terms of their daily usage of cell phone; non-users of cell phone (n: 37), 2-15 minutes (n: 39), 15-60 minutes (n: 37) and participants using cell phone for more than 60 minutes (n: 36). The obtained data showed that levels of AST, ALT, LDH, CK, CKMB, CRP, procalcitonin, troponin T, uric acid and lactate are higher for ones who are exposed to RFRs for more than 60 minutes but by contrast with this, their thromocyte count and MPV value are lower. The results of the study revealed that long-term RFR exposure may cause some changes in the fetal period.