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Zhang H - - 2012
The establishment of equine pregnancy is a unique and long process during which a series of physical and possibly biochemical interactions are required between the conceptus and uterus. In this study, we investigated the expression pattern of inhibin/activin subunits in the uterus during early pregnancy. The uteri from four adult ...
Börzsönyi Balázs - - 2012
Abstract Objective: In this study, we assessed Bcl-2 and Bax gene expression patterns in human placental samples from intrauterine growth restriction (IUGR) pregnancies using normal pregnancy as control. Methods: We compared Bcl-2 and Bax gene expression in placental samples from all IUGR pregnancies treated in our clinic between January 1, ...
Yatsenko Svetlana A - - 2012
We performed karyotype and aCGH analyses on 177 prenatal samples, including 162 (92%) samples from fetuses with sonographic anomalies. Overall 12 fetuses (6.8%) had abnormal karyotype and 42 (23.7%) fetuses had abnormal microarray results: 20 (11.3%) with pathogenic copy number variations (CNVs), 16 with CNVs of uncertain clinical significance, four ...
Stachowiak Ewa K - - 2012
OBJECTIVES: Female rat neonates reared on a high carbohydrate (HC) milk formula developed chronic hyperinsulinemia and adult-onset obesity (HC phenotype). Furthermore, we have shown that fetal development in the HC intrauterine environment (maternal obesity complicated with hyperinsulinemia, hyperleptinemia, and increased levels of proinflammatory markers) resulted in increased levels of serum ...
Demendi Csaba - - 2012
OBJECTIVE: During pregnancy, 11β-hydroxysteroid dehydrogenase 2 (11β-HSD2) is involved in the development of the placental barrier, and its main function is to protect the fetus from the effects of the physiological increase of maternal glucocorticoids. We compared human placental gene expression patterns of 11β-HSD2 from pregnancies that ended with preterm ...
Pooh Ritsuko K - - 2012
Fetal imaging technology has been advancing remarkably and prenatal detection and diagnoses have been moved forward from the second and third trimesters to the first trimester. Structural abnormalities detected by fetal imaging often lead to prenatal diagnoses of genetic disorders. However, there are still dilemmas in fetal diagnoses in normal ...
Can Murat - - 2012
Preeclampsia is a multisystem disorder that can manifest clinically with hypertension and proteinuria. Previous studies reported the presence of placental PSA in normal pregnancy but no study has been done in preeclampsia. The aim of this study was to investigate PSA content in preeclampsia. Preeclampsia was diagnosed according to the ...
de Sá Barreto Enoch Quinderé - - 2012
Objectives- The purpose of this study was to establish the reference range for fetal heart volume from 3-dimensional (3D) sonography using the extended imaging virtual organ computer-aided analysis method. Methods- The fetal heart volume was measured in 303 normal singleton pregnancies at gestational ages of 20 to 34 weeks using ...
Read Phillip J - - 2012
BACKGROUND: HAART dramatically reduces HIV mother to child transmission allowing vaginal delivery if the viral load (VL) is low. This study provides data for the optimum timing of short term HAART in pregnancy. METHODS: Retrospective multicentre cohort study of pregnant women commencing HAART in London and Brighton, United Kingdom. Demographics, ...
Lubusky Marek - - 2012
BACKGROUND: The objective was to determine the incidence and volume of fetomaternal hemorrhage (FMH) in normal vaginal delivery and in delivery by cesarean section. Determination of these variables would enable optimalization of guidelines for D alloimmunization prophylaxis. STUDY DESIGN AND METHODS: In a prospective cohort study, a total of 3457 ...
Filges Isabel - - 2012
To describe the diagnostic performance of array comparative genomic hybridization (aCGH) as a potential first line diagnostic method in first trimester high risk pregnancies. In a retrospective study we performed aCGH using a targeted array BAC platform (Constitutional Chip® 4.0, PerkinElmer, Turku Finland, median resolution 600 kB) and the Affymetrix ...
Uusküla Liis - - 2012
Despite the importance of placenta in mediating rapid physiological changes in pregnancy, data on temporal dynamics of placental gene expression are limited. We completed the first transcriptome profiling of human placental gene expression dynamics (GeneChips, Affymetrix®; ~47,000 transcripts) from early to mid-gestation (n = 10; gestational weeks 5-18) and report ...
Qiao Chong C Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Shengjing Hospital, China Medical University, Shenyang, Liaoning, China. - - 2012
Preeclampsia (PE) is a heterogeneous syndrome affecting 2% to 8% of all pregnancies and is the world's leading cause of fetal and maternal morbidity and mortality. In many cases of PE, shallow trophoblast invasion results in inappropriate maternal spiral artery remodeling and impaired placental function. Multiple genes have been implicated ...
Stensheim Hanne - - 2011
Despite fertility-preserving initiatives, postcancer reproduction is expected to be lower than in the general population. Using data from the Cancer Registry and the Medical Birth Registry of Norway, postcancer pregnancy rates were analyzed in 27,556 survivors, and compared with those from a matched comparison group ("controls") from the general population. ...
Hasegawa Toru - - 2010
Since ovarian cancer during pregnancy is rare, the decisions regarding pregnancy discontinuation or fertility preservation are often difficult. We report three ovarian cancer cases detected at early, mid and late pregnancy periods in which both babies and mothers were saved. In particular, case 2 is the first reported instance of ...
Levin Ishai - - 2011
Many cases of ectopic pregnancy will spontaneously resolve, so that "watchful waiting" and β-hCG follow-up will separate true viable ectopic pregnancies from spontaneously resolving ectopic pregnancies. Withholding methotrexate in patients with spontaneously resolving ectopic pregnancies and administering it in only true viable ectopic pregnancies will no doubt decrease published success ...
Takeda Akihiro - - 2011
To report our initial experience with isobaric (gasless) transumbilical laparoendoscopic single-site (LESS) surgery using a wound retractor for the management of ectopic pregnancy. Twelve consecutive cases of ectopic pregnancy were managed by isobaric LESS surgery with the subcutaneous abdominal wall-lift method. In each case, a wound retractor was used as ...
Odejinmi Funlayo - - 2010
In this regional UK study across seven hospitals, we examined the potential barriers to undertaking a laparoscopic approach to the surgical management of ectopic pregnancies. Across the region 84% of surgically managed ectopic pregnancies were undertaken laparoscopically, although out of hours operating resulted in a higher rate of laparotomies. Trainees ...
Stein John C - - 2010
Ectopic pregnancy is a common concern in emergency departments (EDs) and remains the leading cause of first-trimester mortality. Pelvic ultrasonography by emergency physicians has been investigated as a diagnostic test for ectopic pregnancy. We present a meta-analysis of the use of emergency physician ultrasonography in the evaluation of patients at ...
Werlin Lawrence - - 2010
The coexistence of a cystadenoma with an ectopic pregnancy in the same fallopian tube is extremely rare. A 30-year-old gravid woman exhibited increasing human chorionic gonadotropin concentrations. Intramuscular methotrexate therapy was administered and ectopic precautions were taken. The patient eventually underwent diagnostic laparoscopy. After pathologic review, an ectopic pregnancy and ...
Okohue J E - - 2010
ectopic pregnancy is one of the recognised complications of in vitro fertilisation (IVF) and embryo transfer. to review cases of ectopic pregnancy following IVF at a fertility unit, with the aim of raising awareness towards its increased incidence and pattern of presentation. case records of patients who had ectopic pregnancy ...
Glass Tracy - - 2010
Intramural pregnancies are a rare form of ectopic pregnancy located within the myometrium separate from the endometrial cavity. In an effort to prevent potential complications, diagnosis should be made early when more conservative approaches can be performed to preserve reproductive potential. The diagnosis of ectopic pregnancies can be successfully accomplished ...
Milićević Srboljub - - 2010
Implantation in the interstitial part of the oviduct is frequently associated with severe fetal and maternal morbidity. We present a patient with primary interstitial and secondary retroperitoneal ectopic pregnancy. The suspicion of an ectopic pregnancy was raised after an ultrasound examination during the 18th week of pregnancy. An almost complete ...
Yalcinkaya Tamer M - - 2010
To evaluate the use of a technique consisting of culdocentesis followed by saline solution-enhanced pelvic ultrasonography in cases suspect for ectopic pregnancy in which an accurate diagnosis could not be made using routine transvaginal ultrasound. Retrospective clinical study (Canadian Task Force classification III). Academic medical center. Twenty patients with an ...
van Mello N M - - 2010
There is an ongoing debate whether tubal ectopic pregnancy should be treated by salpingotomy or salpingectomy. It is unknown which treatment women prefer in view of the potentially better fertility outcome but disadvantages of salpingotomy. This study investigated women surgically treated for tubal ectopic pregnancy and subfertile women desiring pregnancy ...
Bugatto Fernando - - 2010
Heterotopic triplets hardly take place, but nowadays the extended use of assisted reproductive technologies is increasing the ectopic pregnancies rate and subsequently the heterotopic pregnancies, leading to a potentially dangerous condition for the woman and the intrauterine pregnancy. Fourteen cases previously reported in the literature of patients presenting an intrauterine ...
Banz Constanze - - 2010
The present study analyzed the epidemiology and outcome of ectopic pregnancy during a 9-year period on a total of 473 women. Our follow-up shows that laparoscopic salpingostomy, performed in 84.9% of the patients, is a safe and effective treatment for ectopic pregnancy.
Mondal Santosh Kumar - - 2010
A rare coexistence of an adenofibroma and ectopic pregnancy in the left fallopian tube is reported. Adenofibroma is a rare benign neoplasm of the fallopian tube, and the fallopian tube is the most common site of ectopic pregnancies. However, coexistence of such rare tumor and ectopic pregnancy is extremely rare. ...
Persson Jan - - 2010
Retroperitoneal ectopic pregnancies are extremely rare and a diagnostic and therapeutic challenge as an early diagnosis is difficult and all treatments entail a risk for severe bleeding. We present a case of a live completely retroperitoneal ectopic pregnancy in the right obturator fossa. Following 3D color Doppler vaginal ultrasonography to ...
Ash Adam - - 2010
This is a case report of an eccentrically located intrauterine pregnancy initially diagnosed as an interstitial ectopic pregnancy. Although interstitial ectopic pregnancy represents a well-known pitfall in first-trimester sonography, the common error is to misidentify the ectopic pregnancy as intrauterine, not the reverse. Such an error is potentially catastrophic because ...
Obrzut Bogdan - - 2010
To present a rare case of spontaneous ectopic pregnancy in a non-communicating heterotopic fallopian tube associated with unicornuate uterus without a rudimentary horn. Case report. Setting: Tertiary referral obstetrics and gynecology center. Patient: A 36-year-old woman in her fourth pregnancy (para 1, abortus 2) presented at 5th gestational week with ...
Bhatti Khurram A - - 2010
The coexistence of intrauterine and ectopic pregnancy (heterotopic pregnancy) occurs in 1/30,000 of spontaneous pregnancies, 1/900 in Clomiphene citrate induced pregnancies and rises to 1% in assisted reproduction. It is a life-threatening condition with diagnostic and therapeutic complexities. There is strong association between infertility and ectopic pregnancy. Risk factors for ...
Harada Miyuki - - 2010
Preoperative diagnosis of chronic ectopic pregnancy is often difficult because of the high incidence of negative results on pregnancy tests as a consequence of the very small amount of live villi, subtle symptoms, and the poor specificity of ultrasonographic patterns. A 45-year-old woman was referred to our department for evaluation ...
Yan C M - - 2010
The laparoscopic management of three rare types of ectopic pregnancy, including rudimentary horn pregnancy, caesarean scar pregnancy, and interstitial pregnancy is described. All were managed with little morbidity. When the appropriate facilities and skills are available, laparoscopic surgery is the surgical treatment of choice for the various types of ectopic ...
Tasha Ilir - - 2010
To describe the prevalence of gestational trophoblastic disease in ectopic pregnancy. Medical records of 105 patients from January 2007 to October 2009. We excluded of the study 5 cases (one case where the answer of the biopsy was not clear; 4 others with diagnosis of adhnexial mass where the pregnancy ...
Leyder M - - 2010
Myometrial pregnancy represents a rare subtype of ectopic pregnancy. A history of uterine artery embolization (UAE) because of symptomatic uterine fibroids, and assisted reproductive treatment may predispose to this unusual implantation site. A 40-year-old woman with a history of uterine fibroids underwent a transfer of two embryos after intracytoplasmic sperm ...
Hoover Karen W - - 2010
OBJECTIVE: To estimate trends in the rates of diagnosis and treatment of ectopic pregnancy in the United States. METHODS: We analyzed data from a large administrative claims database of more than 200 U.S. commercial health plans, and estimated time trends in the rate and incidence of ectopic pregnancy among girls ...
Bansal Savita - - 2010
OBJECTIVE: To determine whether ectopic pregnancy should be suspected in young women with abdominal pain even after hysterectomy. DESIGN: Case report. SETTING: The patient presenting with abdominal pain in the emergency department was referred to a tertiary care center. PATIENT(S): A young woman who had had a subtotal hysterectomy 3 ...
Segal S - - 2010
Ectopic pregnancy (EP) is a high-risk medical condition with an incidence of 1.9% in reported pregnancies, and has proven to be the most common cause of pregnancy-related deaths in the first trimester. The clinical symptoms can mimic non-EP conditions, thus creating a challenge for developing diagnostic criteria and new diagnostic ...
De Rosnay P - - 2010
Our clinical impression is that the incidence of ectopic pregnancy in West Hertfordshire in the UK has been steadily rising to almost 'epidemic' proportions. On the basis of our clinical suspicion, a retrospective study was performed looking at the ectopic pregnancy rates in the region from 1993 to 2007. All ...
Jaspan David - - 2010
Fewer than 1 in 5 patients comply with the established follow-up protocol to treat presumed ectopic pregnancy medically in an urban clinic population. Institutions should consider tracking their patient compliance with follow-up to determine the efficacy of their treatment decisions.
Obeidat B - - 2010
To evaluate and compare the current approach to the management of ectopic pregnancy between the main two civil hospitals in the north of Jordan. A retrospective study. A retrospective review was made of the records of all patients with confirmed ectopic pregnancy admitted to Princess Badea Teaching Hospital (PBTH), and ...
Walid M Sami - - 2010
Cornual (interstitial) ectopic pregnancy is an uncommon variant of ectopic pregnancy which often poses a diagnostic and therapeutic challenge with a significant risk of rupturing and bleeding. We present a ruptured right cornual pregnancy and explain how to deal with such a case laparoscopically.
Günel Tuba T Istanbul University, Faculty of Science, Department of Molecular Biology and Genetics, Istanbul, - - 2010
Hemolytic disease of the newborn (HDN) is a clinic phenomenon which occurs during pregnancy due to the Rhesus (Rh) D alloimmunization between a Rh (-) pregnant woman, who has become sensitive to RhD antigens, and her Rh (+) fetus. As a result of the attack of maternal RhD antibodies on ...
Shin Byung Seok - - 2010
Ectopic pregnancy is a potentially life-threatening condition. Detection of ectopic pregnancy on CT images is rare. In this case, we describe the CT findings of interstitial pregnancy both before and after rupture. If CT images demonstrate the presence of a strong enhancing ring-like mass in the pelvis, ectopic pregnancy should ...
Elito Julio J - - 2010
PROBLEM: In ectopic pregnancy, increased levels of vascular endothelial growth factor are present. The aims of this study were to determine the association between -634C/G, -460T/C, and +936C/T vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF) polymorphisms and ectopic pregnancy, and to determine whether serum levels of VEGF were affected by genetic factors. ...
Wedderburn C J CJ Centre for Reproductive Biology, The University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh EH16 4TJ, - - 2010
The diagnosis of ectopic pregnancy in women presenting in early pregnancy is often protracted, relying on costly investigations that are psychologically burdensome to the patient. The aim of this study was to evaluate the financial costs to the health services in Scotland of the current methods used to diagnose and ...
Halil Sait - - 2010
OBJECTIVE: Our objective was to report transpositioning an ectopic ovary, successfully using the assisted reproduction technique (ART), with the outcome of retrieving an oocyte from the transpositioned ovary during ART. CASE REPORT: The couple, presenting with a history of 2 years of secondary infertility, was admitted to our hospital. Two ...
Martinez Jorge - - 2009
Spontaneous bilateral ectopic pregnancy is the rarest form of ectopic pregnancy. A 31-year-old patient with spontaneous bilateral tubal pregnancy was admitted after light vaginal bleeding, 42 days after her last menstruation. Ultrasonography showed a bilateral tubal ectopic pregnancy. A bilateral laparoscopic salpingectomy was performed without complication and the pathology report ...
Tunde-Byass Modupe - - 2009
OBJECTIVE: To determine the value of North York Hospital's Early Pregnancy Assessment Clinic (EPAC) in the management of early pregnancy complications and its effect on the number of emergency room (ER) visits. METHODS: The EPAC was opened in August 2005 at North York General Hospital. The number of patients being ...
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