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Lee Eun Ju EJ Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Korea University Medical Center, Korea University College of Medicine, Seoul, - - 2014
Lymphoma, especially non-Hodgkin's lymphoma is extremely rare in pregnancy. A 24-year-old pregnant woman was diagnosed with diffuse large B-cell lymphoma (DLBCL), a subgroup of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma, at 24 weeks' gestation, and was treated with rituximab, cyclophosphamide, doxorubicin, vincristine, and prednisone (R-CHOP) chemotherapy. After 4 cycles of R-CHOP, she delivered a ...
Kapil Umesh U 1 Department of Human Nutrition, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Ansari Nagar, New Delhi - 110029, - - 2014
Iodine is an essential micronutrient needed for the production of thyroid hormones. Pregnant mothers who are deficient in iodine provide less iodine to the fetal thyroid. This results in low production of thyroid hormones by the fetal thyroid, thereby leading to compromised mental and physical development of the fetus. The ...
Stanek Jerzy J Division of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, University of Cincinnati Medical Center, - - 2014
As the patterns and frequency of maternal and clinical conditions and outcomes and gross and histological placental features and lesions vary with gestational age at delivery, we aimed to study the impact of these changes on the placental diagnosis, hoping to uncover potential novel clusters of gestational age-associated clinical and ...
Houssaini Ghita Sqalli GS Rheumatology department, CHU Hassan II, Fez, - - 2014
Pregnancy complicated by Non Hodgkin lymphoma (NHL) is rare, about 100 cases have been reported. We will describe the case of a multifocal bone lymphoma revealed by a left hyperalgetic and deficient cruralgia in a female in the second trimester of pregnancy.
Stanek Jerzy - - 2013
Abstract Aim: To study the relation of retention of dead fetus resulting in its maceration and gestational age at delivery to placental diagnosis. Methods: Some 75 clinicoplacental phenotypes have been retrospectively analyzed in 520 consecutive stillbirths, 329 macerated and 191 nonmacerated, and at three gestational age interval cohorts (330 second ...
Chong Shanley - - 2013
Late antenatal care and smoking during pregnancy are two important factors that are amenable to intervention. Despite the adverse health impacts of smoking during pregnancy and the health benefits of early first antenatal visit on both the mother and the unborn child, substantial proportions of women still smoke during pregnancy ...
Morales-Prieto Diana M - - 2013
MicroRNAs (miRNAs) are expressed in the placenta and can be detected in maternal plasma. An increasing number of studies have been published on the cellular origin, distribution and function of miRNAs in pregnancy. Specific miRNA profiles have been described for the placenta, maternal plasma and several pregnancy disorders. It has ...
Galjaard S - - 2013
OBJECTIVE: Excessive weight gain during pregnancy has an important influence on fetal growth and on weight development in future generations. DESIGN AND METHODS: We performed a prospective cohort study of 325 obese and non-obese Caucasian women with naturally conceived, singleton pregnancies. They were followed up until delivery for maternal weight ...
Shalev Hanna - - 2012
OBJECTIVE: The epsilon gamma delta beta (εγδβ) thalassemias are rare sporadic disorders caused by deletion of the β-globin gene cluster. The main clinical feature is marked prenatal and neonatal anemia that resolves spontaneously within a few months. Reports originating mainly from Europe have so far identified 30 such deletions The ...
Mellado M - - 2012
The aim of this study was to determine, using multiple logistic models, factors affecting pregnancy per AI (P/AI) following fixed-time artificial insemination (FTAI) in repeat breeders cows (RBC) treated with rbST throughout lactation. 498 RBC received a CIDR device and 100μg of GnRH on day 0. CIDR removal and PGF(2α) ...
Forro A - - 2012
The objective of this study was to evaluate the effects of different Ovsynch protocols combined with progesterone (P4) supplementation after artificial insemination (AI) of Holstein-Friesian cows. Cows were randomly synchronized at 52 to 63 d after parturition with either the classical Ovsynch protocol (GnRH on d 0, PGF(2α) on d ...
Palacín I - - 2012
Field results of 18,328 cervical artificial inseminations (AI) with cooled semen in Rasa Aragonesa meat sheep under field conditions in north-eastern Spain AI were analyzed. Logistic regression procedures were used including fertility at AI as the dependent variable (measured by lambing, 0 or 1) and year, month of AI, farm, ...
Ribeiro E S - - 2012
The objectives were to compare the effects of 2 methods of presynchronization and 2 lengths of proestrus on fertility of grazing dairy cows subjected to a 5-d timed artificial insemination (AI) protocol at initiation of breeding season. Lactating dairy cows (n=1,754) from 3 seasonal grazing farms were blocked within farm ...
Parr M H - - 2012
Pregnancy per insemination is a major determinant of reproductive efficiency in cattle and is affected by concentrations of progesterone (P4) during early pregnancy. The relationship between pregnancy per artificial insemination (P/AI) and early luteal concentrations of P4, and repeatability of concentrations of P4 was examined on d 4, 5, 6, ...
Denicol A C - - 2012
Objectives were to determine the effect of progesterone (P4) concentration on fertility of lactating dairy cows induced to ovulate follicles of the first follicular wave. Lactating dairy cows (n=989) at 38±3d postpartum were balanced by parity and body condition score and randomly assigned to 3 treatments: first follicular wave (FFW), ...
Lima F S - - 2012
The objectives were to determine the effects of one or three timed artificial insemination (AI) before natural service (NS) in lactating dairy cows not observed for detection of estrus on hazard of pregnancy, days nonpregnant, and 21-days cycle pregnancy rate. A total of 1050 lactating Holstein cows were subjected to ...
Misso Marie L - - 2012
BACKGROUNDThe effectiveness of aromatase inhibitors (AIs) in the treatment of anovulatory polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) remains unclear. The objective was to determine whether AIs are effective in improving fertility outcomes in women with PCOS.METHODSDatabases were searched until July 2011. Inclusion criteria were women with PCOS, who are infertile, receiving any ...
Celi Pietro - - 2012
This study was designed to evaluate whether the outcome of artificial insemination (AI) was affected by the metabolic and oxidative status of dairy cows. Seventy-nine inseminations in 40 cows, were classified, on the basis of blood progesterone (P4) and pregnancy-associated glycoprotein (PAG) concentrations and clinical confirmation of pregnancy into, three ...
Uchoa Daniel Couto - - 2012
The objective was to determine the effect of powdered coconut water extender (ACP-106c) on the proportion of female puppies born. Twenty French Bulldog bitches were subjected to natural mating (NM) and, during the subsequent two estrus periods, were bred by intravaginal artificial insemination (AI), using chilled semen (from the same ...
Kasimanickam R - - 2012
The objective was to determine whether timed artificial insemination (TAI) 56 h after removal of a Controlled Internal Drug Release (CIDR, 1.38 g of progesterone) insert would improve AI pregnancy rate in beef heifers compared to TAI 72 h after CIDR insert removal in a 5-days CO-Synch + CIDR protocol. ...
Quinn Kristen H - - 2011
We sought to determine the effectiveness of continuous fetal monitoring in monoamniotic twins and assess the percentage of successful monitoring across gestation. This was a single-center retrospective cohort analysis of monoamniotic twins. Each subject's entire electronic fetal heart tracing was reviewed. The primary outcome measure was the percentage of time ...
Ishii K - - 2011
The aim of this study was to evaluate the use of ultrasound assessment to predict risk of mortality in expectantly managed monochorionic twin fetuses with selective intrauterine growth restriction (sIUGR). This was a retrospective study of 101 monochorionic twin pregnancies diagnosed with sIUGR before 26 weeks of gestation. All patients ...
Dias T - - 2011
To determine the accuracy of dating twin pregnancies, of between 16 and 26 weeks' gestation, using singleton head circumference (HC) formulae. This was a retrospective study of 269 singleton and 119 twin non-anomalous pregnancies conceived by in-vitro fertilization (IVF) with a known embryo transfer date. Fetal ultrasound biometry data for ...
Van Mieghem T - - 2011
The aim of this study was to identify predictors of twin-to-twin transfusion syndrome (TTTS) and selective intrauterine growth restriction (sIUGR) in monochorionic diamniotic (MCDA) twin pregnancies with moderate amniotic fluid discordance (mAFD). Monochorionic twins with mAFD (n = 45; gestational age, 15-29 weeks) were assessed for extent of fluid discordance, ...
Weber Martin A - - 2010
Twin pregnancy is associated with a high risk of congenital malformations. This review covers the risk of such anomalies in both dizygotic and monozygotic twin pregnancies, and discusses current insights into the associations relating to zygosity, chorionicity and genetic factors. The pathological basis of specific malformations unique to the monochorionic ...
Derbent Aysel - - 2011
To investigate the outcomes of singleton and twin pregnancies that were complicated by spontaneous preterm labor and received nifedipine tocolysis. We identified the following subjects from a computerized, hospital database: 58 singleton and 32 twin pregnancies that were between 24 and 34 weeks of gestation, admitted for spontaneous preterm labor ...
Fratelli Nicola - - 2011
Ultrasonographic features of the underlying hemodynamic changes in twin-twin transfusion syndrome (TTTS) may be present at the first trimester scan. To investigate the value of intertwin discordance in nuchal translucency (NT) thickness and crown-rump length (CRL) to predict TTTS and other adverse outcomes. Cohort study. One hundred and thirty-five unselected ...
Satake Yumiko - - 2010
Middle cerebral artery-peak systolic velocity (MCA-PSV) has been reported to predict fetal anemia with similar accuracy as amniotic ΔOD450 assay. Alloimmunized dizygotic twin pregnancy allows us to compare anemic and non-anemic twins in the same intrauterine environment. We herein present a case of Rh (E)-incompatible dizygotic twin pregnancy, where MCA-PSV ...
Corsello Giovanni - - 2010
In last years, owing to the widespread availability of assisted-reproduction technology, multiple pregnancy rates in Western countries have increased. In twin pregnancies, an increased rate of gestational complications, intrauterine growth restriction (IUGR), preterm birth and severe perinatal conditions is present. These complications are more frequent in monozygotic twins compared to ...
Korpraphong Suksan - - 2010
OBJECTIVE: To study perinatal outcomes of pregnancies complicated by twin-twin transfusion syndrome (TTTS), which were treated with the authors' intervention modalities. Maternal outcomes of these populations were also explored. MATERIAL AND METHOD: All pregnancies diagnosed TTTS that delivered in King Chulalongkorn Memorial Hospital between January 2000 and November 2009 were ...
Gedikbasi Ali - - 2010
The objective of this study was to evaluate the impact of one abnormal fetus in a twin pregnancy, to compare impact of chorionicity and clinical outcome of intervention and expectant management. Thirty-seven dichorionic (DC) twins and 18 monochorionic (MC) twins complicated with one malformed fetus were evaluated for gestational age, ...
Morris R K - - 2010
  To evaluate the effects of operator experience on perinatal outcome in a single centre.   Prospective consecutive cohort study.   Regional tertiary referral Fetal Medicine Centre in the UK.   Pregnant women with monochorionic twin pregnancies complicated by severe twin-to-twin transfusion syndrome (TTTS) (at ≤26 completed weeks of gestatiuon) ...
Fareeduddin Rizwana - - 2010
The purpose of this study was to determine the association between discordant crown-rump length (CRL) measurements in structurally normal euploid dichorionic twins and adverse pregnancy outcomes. This retrospective cohort study included women with dichorionic twins who underwent chorionic villus sampling and delivered in our facility from January 2000 to September ...
Valergakis G E - - 2010
This simulation study investigated the farm-level economic benefits of a genetic improvement scheme using artificial insemination (AI) with fresh ram semen in dairy sheep of the Chios breed in Greece. Data were collected from 67 farms associated with the Chios Sheep Breeders' Cooperative 'Macedonia', describing the percentage of ewes that ...
Dudenhausen J W - - 2010
To assess neonatal outcome and delivery mode in dichorionic twin delivery at term with a cephalic-presenting first twin. A retrospective cohort study of 308 twin deliveries after 37 completed weeks of gestation with a cephalic-presenting first twin undertaken in one perinatal center with active management of second twin delivery. The ...
Chalouhi G E - - 2010
Monochorionic twins are subjected to specific complications which originate in either imbalance or abnormality of the single placenta serving two twins. This unequal placental sharing can cause complications including twin-twin transfusion syndrome (TTTS), twin anemia-polycythemia sequence (TAPS), selective intrauterine growth restriction or twin reversed arterial perfusion sequence (TRAP). Monochorionicity also ...
Joó József Gábor - - 2011
The incidence of central nervous system malformations is higher among twins. Our aim was to summarize information about these malformations in twin pregnancies. Based on a sample originating from the biggest genetic centre in Hungary between January 1990 and December 2008, we examined the data of 42 twin pregnancies associated ...
Kacerovsky Marian - - 2010
We report a case of a 26-year-old woman, gravida 2, para 1, with a dichorionic diamniotic twin pregnancy at 33 weeks of gestation with a 1-day history of mild vaginal bleeding and irregular uterine activity. Ultrasonography showed 18 x 15 x 3-cm-sized complex hypoechoic mass located in the dividing intertwin ...
Gamez F - - 2010
The main objective of this study was to determine whether fetal thymic measurements could be obtained in twins, with a secondary goal to determine whether thymic measurements from uncomplicated singleton and twin pregnancies are comparable. The transverse diameter and perimeter of the fetal thymus were measured prospectively in 678 singleton ...
Tchirikov Michael - - 2010
The management of monochorionic (MC) twin pregnancies varies in different medical centers. This paper compares screening methods to predict the complications of the MC twin pregnancy and different treatment methods. We performed a literature search without language restriction in Cochrane library and PubMed (1970-2009). Case series and cohort screening studies, ...
Murakoshi T - - 2010
The exact determination of amnionicity is a major issue for the clinical management of monochorionic twin pregnancies, due to the high risk of perinatal mortality and morbidity in monochorionic monoamniotic (MCMA) twins. Counting the number of yolk sacs is believed to be a good indicator of amnionicity in the early ...
Dias T - - 2010
The objective of this study was to determine the association of crown-rump length (CRL) discrepancy in monochorionic and dichorionic twins with subsequent pregnancy outcomes. A retrospective analytical study was performed among 660 twin pregnancies over 12 years in one fetal medicine tertiary referral center in the United Kingdom. A literature ...
Smith Nicole A - - 2010
OBJECTIVE: Women with twin pregnancies may have higher rates of isolated proteinuria than do those with singletons. We compared protein-to-creatinine (P:C) ratios longitudinally through gestation in uncomplicated twin and singleton pregnancies. STUDY DESIGN: P:C ratios were compared at 3 times points in 102 (51 twins, 51 singletons) healthy gravid patients ...
Valsky Dan V - - 2010
Selective intrauterine growth restriction (sIUGR) in monochorionic twins is associated with a substantial increase in perinatal mortality and morbidity for both twins. Clinical evolution depends on the combination of the effects of placental insufficiency in the IUGR twin with inter-twin blood transfer through placental anastomoses. Classification of sIUGR into types ...
Asemota Obehi A - - 2010
BACKGROUND: Retained viable intrauterine pregnancy is an infrequent complication of vacuum aspiration. We report a case of a retained single intrauterine pregnancy after an elective vacuum aspiration of a dichorionic-diamniotic twin gestation. CASE: A patient presented to the emergency department reporting vaginal spotting, breast engorgement, and lower abdominal cramping for ...
Klein Katharina - - 2010
To evaluate the influence of gestational diabetes mellitus on weight discrepancy in twin pregnancies. 200 twin pregnancies were included in the study. 157 nondiabetic pregnant women with twin gestations and 43 twin pregnancies with gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) with viable fetuses born after 24 weeks of gestation were enrolled. Influence ...
Bishop Donald K - - 2010
BACKGROUND: It has been accepted practice to use yolk-sac number to predict amnionicity in twin pairs. Two yolk sacs in a single chorionic sac were thought to confirm diamniotic pregnancy, and a single yolk sac with two fetal poles was thought to indicate monoamniotic twins. Thus, basic ultrasonography could confirm ...
Palmer Kirsten - - 2010
Twins achieved through in-vitro fertilisation often undergo a viability ultrasound at 6-9 weeks of gestation. The presence of inter-twin crown-rump length discordance at this stage is not an uncommon finding; however the clinical significance of this is unknown. We analyzed 218 dichorionic twin pregnancies, producing two live fetuses > 24 ...
Yang X - - 2010
To review the perinatal outcome of monochorionic twin pregnancies treated by fetoscopic laser coagulation for twin-twin transfusion syndrome. Retrospective study. A university teaching hospital in Hong Kong. Thirty consecutive cases of fetoscopic laser coagulation of placental anastomoses for twin-twin transfusion syndrome performed in a single centre. Operative complications and perinatal ...
Yoshizato Toshiyuki - - 2010
To describe the longitudinal changes in canal length at 16-35 weeks' gestation in cases of twin pregnancy with preterm labor and delivery. We studied 22 cases of twin pregnancy that were delivered at < 36 weeks and/or that underwent preterm labor requiring tocolysis. We also studied 44 cases of twin ...
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