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Chen Hua H Reproductive Medicine Center, The Second Affiliated Hospital of WenZhou Medical University , WenZhou , - - 2014
Abstract In ovarian stimulation, a 31-year-old woman with polycystic ovary syndrome was at the risk of developing ovarian hyperstimulation syndrome, follicle aspiration was performed, and eight immature oocytes were collected from follicle fluids. After 28 h in vitro culture, six of them reached MII and were vitrified. The patient failed to ...
Lian Fang F Integrative Medicine Research Centre of Reproduction and Heredity, the Affiliated Hospital of Shandong University of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Jinan, 250014, China, - - 2014
To observe the effects of Liuwei Dihuang Granule (, LDG) for tonifying Kidney (Shen) on the outcomes of in vitro fertilization pre-embryo transfer (IVF-ET) of infertility women with Kidneyyin deficiency syndrome and to explore its mechanism by detecting the proteome expression in the follicular fluid. Sixty-six infertility patients of Kidney-yin ...
Devlin Robert B RB Environmental Public Health Division, National Health and Environmental Effects Research Laboratory, US EPA, Research Triangle Park, NC - - 2014
Background: Many studies have reported associations between air pollution particles with an aerodynamic diameter less than 2.5 microns (fine PM) and adverse cardiovascular effects. However there is increased concern that so-called ultrafine PM which comprises the smallest fraction of fine PM (aerodynamic diameter less than 0.1 micron) may be disproportionately ...
Shah K N KN Department of Pharmacology, Institute of Pharmacy, Nirma University, Ahmedabad, Gujarat, - - 2014
Polycystic ovary syndrome is characterized by hyperandrogenemia, hyperinsulinemia and/or abnormal ovulation, which are the 3 main consequences of polycystic ovary syndrome. The occurrence of polycystic ovary syndrome is higher and 1 out of 45 women gets affected by this disorder. The pathophysiology of polycystic ovary syndrome is very unique, and ...
Erlinger Serge S Honorary Professor of Medicine, University of Paris 7, Paris, France. Electronic address: - - 2014
Inherited disorders of bilirubin metabolism might reduce bilirubin uptake by hepatocytes, bilirubin conjugation, or secretion of bilirubin into bile. Reductions in uptake could increase levels of unconjugated or conjugated bilirubin (Rotor syndrome). Defects in bilirubin conjugation could increase levels of unconjugated bilirubin-the effects can be benign and frequent (Gilbert syndrome) ...
Guler Ismail I Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology, Faculty of Medicine, Gazi University, 06500 Besevler, Ankara, Turkey, - - 2014
In this study, our objective was to evaluating the value of serum zinc levels as an etiologic and prognostic marker in patients with polycystic ovarian syndrome. We conducted a prospective study, including 53 women with polycystic ovarian syndrome and 33 healthy controls. We compared serum zinc levels, as well as ...
Lueth Erin T ET University of Colorado, Denver, - - 2014
McKusick Kaufman Syndrome (MKS), a rare genetic condition, presents in the neonatal period with a classic triad of postaxial polydactyly, congenital heart disease, and hydrometrocolpos. The diagnosis is typically clinical, based on the presence of polydactyly and hydrometrocolpos. We report the case of a 13-year-old female, who was diagnosed with ...
Kwon Su-Kyoung SK Division of Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Asan Medical Center, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, Seoul, - - 2014
To investigate the causes of amenorrhea in Korean women. Medical records from 1,212 women with amenorrhea who visited the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Asan Medical Center, between January 1989 and December 2011 were retrospectively reviewed. Amenorrhea was categorized as either primary or secondary. Primary amenorrhea was identified in 132 ...
Sasamoto Naoko - - 2014
Women with Turner's syndrome exhibit anovulation, and the majority do not spontaneously menstruate. We present an unusual case of endometrial adenocarcinoma developing in a Turner's syndrome patient who was exhibiting spontaneous menstruation while not receiving regular hormone therapy. The patient's karyotype from blood lymphocytes was a mosaic of 45,XO/ 46,XX. ...
Ramezani Tehrani Fahimeh - - 2014
We aimed to explore the effect of lactation on development of metabolic syndrome in a prospective population-based study. From among 4028 female participants of the Tehran Lipid and Glucose Study, aged 15–50 years, without metabolic syndrome at the initiation of the study, 925 women were randomly selected to fill out ...
Oguma Tomoko T Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Fuchu Hospital, Izumi, Osaka, - - 2014
Pseudo-Meigs' syndrome secondary to uterine leiomyoma is a rare entity. A 50-year-old Japanese woman presented with a 3-month history of shortness of breath. Chest X-ray and magnetic resonance imaging revealed massive right pleural effusion, ascites and a large subserosal uterine myoma. She underwent a total abdominal hysterectomy with bilateral salpingo-oophorectomy. ...
Chin Vivian V Division of Pediatric Endocrinology, Department of Pediatrics, Columbia University Medical Center, New York, New - - 2014
To describe gonadal dysfunction and evaluate polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) and its association with metabolic syndrome (MeS) among girls in a morbidly obese adolescent population. In a cross-sectional study of 174 girls, height, weight, waist circumference, Tanner stage, reproductive hormones, carbohydrate and lipid markers, drug use, and menstrual history were ...
Sukhudyan Biayna G BG "Arabkir" Medical Complex and Institute for Child and Adolescent Health, Chair of Pediatrics #1, Yerevan State Medical University, Yerevan, - - 2014
West syndrome is an age-dependent epileptic encephalopathy. Despite potential side effects, hormonal therapy remains the main treatment for West syndrome. Here, we report on 10 patients receiving steroid treatment who presented with unusual, mostly hyperkinetic, movements. Facial grimacing, repetitive mouth opening, adduction and abduction of upper and lower extremities, and ...
Floquet Anne A Institut Bergonié, département d'oncologie médicale, 229, cours de l'Argonne, 33076 Bordeaux cedex, - - 2014
Hereditary ovarian cancers account for 10% of all cases. Two major syndromes with dominant autosomal transmission are identified. The most common one is breast-ovarian cancer syndrome due to BRCA1 and BRCA2 genes mutations, and the Lynch syndrome with mutated MMR genes is the other. Alterations in homologous recombination specifically observed ...
Caserta Donatella D Department of Gynecological, Obstetrics and Urological Sciences, "Sapienza" University of Rome, Sant'Andrea Hospital , Rome , - - 2014
Abstract Metabolic syndrome is an increasing pathology in adults and in children, due to a parallel rise of obesity. Sedentary lifestyle, food habits, cultural influences and also a genetic predisposition can cause dyslipidemia, hypertension, abdominal obesity and insulin resistance which are the two main features of metabolic syndrome. Polycystic ovary ...
Papoutsis Dimitrios D Minimally Invasive Therapy Unit and Endoscopy Training Centre, University Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, The Royal Free Hospital, London, - - 2014
Aims: To present a study on severe Asherman's syndrome after open myomectomy and investigate the possible reasons for this outcome. Methods: This study involves a rare case of a 38-year-old nulliparous woman who underwent a relatively minor and straightforward open myomectomy in a university hospital setting, during which the uterine ...
Hurst Bradley S BS Division of Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, and Dickson Advanced Analytics, Carolinas Medical Center, Charlotte, North - - 2014
To determine how often women with Ehlers-Danlos syndrome experience obstetric and gynecologic issues both compared with the general population and within the three most common subtypes of Ehlers-Danlos syndrome. An anonymous, prospective, online questionnaire in English was posted to the Ehlers-Danlos National Foundation web site (http://ednf.org). Of the 1,769 of ...
Warner Ben B Guy's and St Thomas' Hospital, London, - - 2014
We present here a case of cannabinoid hyperemesis syndrome (CHS), which is an under-recognised disorder presenting in chronic abusers of cannabis typically as cyclical vomiting relieved by frequent hot baths. Increased awareness of CHS allows for earlier recognition by emergency departments, leading to prompter treatment and the prevention of future ...
Katulski K K Department of Gynecological Endocrinology - - 2014
Abstract Adrenal diseases in pregnant women are diagnosed relatively rarely. The main cause of hypercortisolemia during pregnancy is Cushing's syndrome related to adrenal adenoma. It is important to diagnose Cushing's syndrome in pregnant women because it can lead to significant maternal and foetal complications and morbidity. However, due to physiological ...
Piccin Andrea A Haematology Department, San Maurizio Regional Hospital , Bolzano, South Tyrol , Italy - - 2014
Abstract We report on the case of a young woman with a diagnosis of amyloidosis who developed severe portal and splenic venous thrombosis shortly after hormonal follicle stimulation therapy for oocyte preservation. The clinical implications are discussed.
Brzana Jessica J Department of Medicine, Division of Endocrinology, Portland, OR, - - 2014
To retrospectively review institutional records of female patients of reproductive age with Cushing's disease (CD) and determine if and how many had been previously diagnosed as having solely polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS). To determine whether clinical patterns might be useful in identifying appropriate candidates for hypercortisolism screening in women suspected ...
Barthelmess Erin K EK Reproductive Immunology and Molecular Biology Lab, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, West Virginia University School of Medicine, Health Sciences Center, Morgantown, WV - - 2014
Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is a widespread reproductive disorder that encompasses many associated health conditions and has an impact on various metabolic processes. PCOS is depicted by hyperandrogenism, polycystic ovaries, and anovulation. It increases the risk of insulin resistance (IR), type 2 diabetes, obesity, and cardiovascular disease. The etiology of ...
Roth Lauren W LW Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Colorado, Denver, Colorado 80045, USA. - - 2014
Blepharophimosis, ptosis, epicanthus inversus syndrome (BPES) type I is a rare disorder that causes a recognizable pattern of eye abnormalities and is associated with premature ovarian insufficiency. There is no data to guide the treatment of these patients when presenting with infertility. A 30-year-old, nulligravid woman with premature ovarian insufficiency ...
Cho S J SJ Institute for Digestive Research, Digestive Disease Center, Soonchunhyang University - - 2014
Pelvic congestion syndrome (PCS) presents with a non-cyclic pelvic pain lasting more than six months in duration in premenopausal women. Pelvic ultrasonography or computed tomography is usually the first imaging modality used to evaluate patients with suspected PCS. PCS is confirmed by visible congestion of the pelvic veins on selective ...
Walzem Rosemary L RL Poultry Science Department, Texas A&M University, College Station, - - 2014
Follicle wall rupture and ovum release, i.e., ovulation, has been described as a controlled inflammatory event. The process involves tissue remodeling achieved through leukocyte-mediated proteolysis. In birds, ovulation is the first step in the energy-intensive process of egg formation, yet hens that consume energy in excess of productive requirements experience ...
Namiki Takao T Department of Japanese-Oriental (Kampo) Medicine, Graduate School of Medicine, Chiba University, Chiba 260-8670, - - 2014
Keishibukuryogan (KBG; Guizhi-Fuling-Wan in Chinese) is one of the Kampo (Japanese traditional) medicines used to treat patients with climacteric syndrome. KBG can be used by patients who cannot undergo hormone replacement therapy due to a history of breast cancer. We evaluated whether cytosine-adenine (CA) repeat polymorphism of the estrogen receptor ...
Caserta D - - 2014
The standard treatment for complex atypical hyperplasia is hysterectomy and bilateral salpingo-oophorectomy. Although radical surgery offers high survival prospects, it also eliminates any chance of further fertility, thus in young nulliparous women who wish to preserve their childbearing potential, a conservative progestin therapy is preferable. The authors report a case ...
Gîngu Constantin C Center of Urologic Surgery, Dialysis and Renal Transplantation, "Fundeni" Clinical Institute, Bucharest, Romania; - - 2014
Introduction and Objectives: Testicular feminization is the syndrome when a male, genetically XY, because of various abnormalities of the X chromosome, is resistant to the actions of the androgen hormones, which in turn stops the forming of the male genitalia and gives a female phenotype. The androgen insensitivity syndrome occurs ...
Rashidi Homeira H Diabetes Research Center, Ahvaz Jundishapur University of Medical Sciences, Ahvaz, Iran. Electronic address: - - 2013
There are limited data on the prevalence of polycystic ovary syndrome at the community level: heterogeneity in diagnostic criteria and lack of universal agreement on definitions of each criterion for population-based studies complicate comparability of the existing literature. This study aimed to assess the impact of using three principal definitions ...
Chou Annie Y AY Division of Cardiology, Vancouver General Hospital, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, - - 2013
Takotsubo cardiomyopathy, cardiac syndrome X, and spontaneous coronary artery dissection are cardiovascular syndromes with a predilection for women. A complex interplay between neurohormonal factors, genetic influences, anatomic alterations, and other factors together affect cardiovascular function. Specifically, a high, variable, or deficient estrogen state leads to vasomotor instability with propensity toward ...
Reichman David E DE The Ronald O. Perelman and Claudia Cohen Center for Reproductive Medicine, Weill Cornell Medical Center, New York, New - - 2013
Congenital adrenal hyperplasia (CAH) is the most frequently encountered genetic steroid disorder affecting fertility. Steroid hormones play a crucial role in sexual development and reproductive function; patients with either 21- hydroxylase or 11β-hydroxylase deficiency thus face immense challenges to their fertility. Given the relevance of CAH in reproductive medicine as ...
Palioura E E Endocrine Unit, Third Department of Internal Medicine, Medical School University of Athens, Sotiria Hospital, Athens, - - 2013
Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is a complex and enigmatic syndrome of unknown origin and etiology enclosing a broad spectrum of phenotypic manifestations. PCOS pathophysiology combines reproductive and metabolic abnormalities into a heterogeneous disorder that has pervasive and devastating health consequences. Inquiring the generative roots of the syndrome, it has become ...
Lim Kyung Sil KS Maria Fertility Hospital, Seoul, - - 2013
Oocyte in vitro maturation (IVM) is an assisted reproductive technology in which oocytes are retrieved from the antral follicles of unstimulated or minimally stimulated ovaries. IVM of human oocytes has emerged as a promising procedure. This new technology has advantages over controlled ovarian stimulation such as reduction of costs, simplicity, ...
Song Seung-Hun SH Department of Urology, Fertility Center of CHA Gangnam Medical Center, CHA University, Seoul, - - 2013
Klinefelter syndrome is the most common genetic form of male hypogonadism, but the phenotype becomes evident only after puberty. It is characterized by infertility, small testes, sparse body and facial hair, increased body weight, gynecomastia, increased LH and FSH, and a low level of testosterone. Early recognition and treatment of ...
Pop D D University of Medicine & Pharmacy, Department of Internal Medicine; Rehabilitation Hospital,Discipline of Cardiology, Department of Internal Medicine, Cluj-Napoca, - - 2013
Background & objectives: Secretory phospholipase A 2 (sPLA 2 ), a member of the phospholipase A2 superfamily of enzymes that hydrolyses phospholipids, is a potentially useful plasma biomarker for atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease. Cardiovascular diseases are the leading cause of mortality in women. The purpose of this study was to investigate ...
Saha Pradip Kumar PK Assistant Professor, Department of Obstetrics & Gynaecology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research , Sector 12, Chandigarh, India - - 2013
Ovarian hyperstimulation syndrome (OHSS) is an iatrogenic complication of controlled ovarian stimulation. Although considered uncommon, the severe form is potentially fatal. Patient can present with varied clinical presentation like pain abdomen, abdominal distension or tachypnea. Diagnosis is made by careful history, examination and investigation. Treatment is conservative and supportive care. ...
Wozniakowska Ewa - - 2013
To present a rare anomaly consisting of uterus didelphys, longitudinal vaginal septum, obstructed hemivagina with pyocolpos, fistula to the open vaginal canal, and ipsilateral renal agenesis, referred as Herlyn-Werner-Wunderlich syndrome (HWWS). A 14-year-old girl with recurring purulent vaginal discharge lasting for a few months. Preoperative examination revealed one vaginal canal ...
Lopera Jorge - - 2013
In uterine fibroid embolization (UFE), knowledge of the potential ovarian-uterine anastomoses is important because they provide collateral blood flow that may result in the failure of the UFE or ovarian nontarget embolization. Uterine artery embolization is an alternative treatment of postpartum hemorrhage with 80% to 90% bleeding control and in ...
Lyster Rita L - - 2013
To describe a case where pharmacist prescribing of metformin therapy resulted in unexplained vaginal bleeding in a patient later diagnosed with complex endometrial hyperplasia. A 57-year-old woman with diagnoses of hypertension and dyslipidemia was assessed by a pharmacist with prescribing authorization for hypertension management. Cardiovascular risk assessment performed by the ...
Porto Ana Carolina Souza AC Ludwig-Maximilian University of Munich, Medical Department of Dermatology and Allergy, - - 2013
We present the case of a female patient with facial cutaneous lesions, a cobblestone-like pattern of the oral mucosa, and verruciform lesions on the hand since her youth. She reported a history of breast cancer, endometrial cancer, melanoma and multiple benign tumors and cysts. PTEN gene analysis was performed and ...
Alaraj Ali A College of Medicine, Qassim University, Saudi - - 2013
Isolated unilateral pleural effusion is uncommon presentation of ovarian hyperstimulation syndrome. The pathogenesis of this syndrome involves an increased permeability of ovarian capillaries and mesothelial vessels triggered by the release of vasoactive substances by the ovaries under human chorionic gonadotropin stimulation. Physicians should consider this potentially life-threatening diagnosis in all ...
Afşarlar Cağatay Evrim CE Departments of Dr. Sami Ulus Maternity, Children's Health and Diseases, Training and Research Hospital, Ankara, Turkey. - - 2013
Bruck syndrome is an extremely rare disorder featuring the unusual combination of skeletal changes resembling osteogenesis imperfecta with congenital contractures of large joints. Although the genotypic and phenotypic features of Bruck syndrome are heterogeneous, we report a baby girl having gastroschisis complicated with jejunal perforation in addition to bone fractures ...
Altuntas Nilgun - - 2013
Abstract Preterm ovarian hyperstimulation syndrome (POHS) is an uncommon disorder characterized by prematurity, hypogastric and upper leg swelling of various intensities, high serum estradiol and gonadotropin levels, and ovarian follicular cyst/cysts. In this paper, we present the first case of POHS presenting with vaginal bleeding. A female infant was born ...
Huddleston Heather Gibson - - 2013
Recent years have seen an acceleration of research on biomarkers of ovarian reserve, with most inquiries targeted toward what these markers tell us about fertility and the reproductive lifespan. However, in the patient with polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS), ovarian reserve markers may provide information about the condition itself. This review ...
Zhang Huiying - - 2013
Van Wyk and Grumbach syndrome is characterized by a long-standing history of hypothyroidism, high levels of thyroid-stimulating hormone, uni- or bilateral ovarian cysts, isosexual precocity and a delayed bone age. All of the features can be reversed with treatment of the underlying hypothyroidism. Here, we describe two cases of Van ...
Wang Yang - - 2013
The hot syndrome refers to any feverish conditions during a pathological development, a sub-health phenomenon, and is a potential risk for human health. The metabonomics study on the hot syndrome may provide insight into understanding of its pathology and play a role in the prevention and treatment of its related ...
Horn Michelle - - 2013
Polycystic ovary syndrome is the single most common endocrine abnormality of women of reproductive age and is a leading cause of female infertility. Common clinical features include hirsutism, various ovarian abnormalities, obesity, and insulin resistance. Expert consensus recommendations on diagnostic criteria vary, but the most recent focus on the presence ...
Deshmukh Palak P Department of Dermatology, Dr. D.Y. Patil Medical College and Hospital, Pimpri, Pune, Maharashtra, - - 2013
Reed's syndrome or familial myomatosis cutis et uteri, an autosomal dominant inherited condition with incomplete penetrance, is characterized by multiple cutaneous and uterine leiomyomas.[1] Uterine leiomyomas usually commence earlier compared to that in the general population and cutaneous leiomyomas may precede, follow or occur concurrently. Few patients may have associated ...
Vaddadi Suresh S Department of Medicine, GSL Medical College and Hospital, Rajahmundry, Andhra Pradesh, - - 2013
Turner's syndrome also called as Ullrich Turner's syndrome, is a disease of unclear pathogenesis characterized by complete or partial absence of one sex chromosome, with or without cell line mosaicism in a phenotypic female with short stature. Various anomalies result in a constellation of features, of which the most disturbing ...
Gizzo Salvatore - - 2013
Abstract The aim of this report was to define the best diagnostic and therapeutic approach when secondary amenorrhea is related to undiagnosed Asherman syndrome. We present a single case of secondary amenorrhea with a previous diagnosis of alterated hypothalamic-hypophysary regulation, with a component of ovarian function in probable reduction, which ...
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