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Madani Yasser - - 2008
Ectopic pregnancy is still the most common cause of maternal deaths in the first trimester. Here we report a case of a 29-year-old pregnant woman who presented with a 2-week history of lower abdominal pain and vaginal bleeding. She was initially diagnosed as having had a complete miscarriage. On the ...
Gilleard Wendy - - 2008
There are anatomical changes during pregnancy due to the increased and altered mass distribution in the trunk that could lead to changes in gait. There is little research, however, regarding adaptations in trunk motion with pregnancy. In this paper, we investigated the application of two pattern recognition techniques: support vector ...
Iwama Hidenori - - 2008
The numbers of ectopic pregnancies have increased because of the popularization of assisted reproductive techniques. However, the retroperitoneal space is an exceptional location for ectopic pregnancy because the entrance to the retroperitoneal space is unknown. A woman 31 years of age who had received bilateral salpingectomy because of a right ...
de Vries Sjoerd J - - 2007
Here we present version 2.0 of HADDOCK, which incorporates considerable improvements and new features. HADDOCK is now able to model not only protein-protein complexes but also other kinds of biomolecular complexes and multi-component (N > 2) systems. In the absence of any experimental and/or predicted information to drive the docking, ...
Gurel Safiye - - 2007
This review addresses the use of sonography in the evaluation of patients suspected of having ectopic pregnancy. The use of transvaginal and transabdominal sonography and the role of Doppler imaging in the early diagnosis of ectopic pregnancy are discussed. Various sonographic findings and pitfalls of ectopic pregnancy are analyzed, with ...
Levine Deborah - - 2007
The differential diagnosis in a pregnant patient who presents with pain and bleeding in the first trimester includes normal early pregnancy, spontaneous abortion, molar pregnancy, and ectopic pregnancy. Knowledge of the sonographic appearance of these entities is helpful at arriving at the correct diagnosis. When no intrauterine pregnancy is visualized, ...
Refaat Bassem - - 2008
CONTEXT: Ectopic pregnancy is a major cause of maternal morbidity and mortality with increasing incidence worldwide. OBJECTIVE: We investigated whether epithelia from Fallopian tubes (FTs) bearing an ectopic pregnancy differ from normal tubes in expression of TGF-beta family and related proteins and their receptors. METHODOLOGY: Because it is not possible ...
Guler Ozkan - - 2008
OBJECTIVE: The principal aim of this study was to assess the current prevalence rate of panic disorder (PD) in pregnant women during the third trimester of pregnancy. The second aim of the present study was to investigate the clinical characteristics of PD in pregnant and nonpregnant women. METHOD: The study ...
Lautmann K - - 2009
Although spontaneous simultaneous intrauterine and ectopic pregnancy was an extremely rare event in the past, it is increasingly being diagnosed since the rate of assisted reproduction technique (ART) gestations increased. Due to the serious consequences, delayed diagnosis should be prevented in order to salvage the viable intrauterine fetus and avoid ...
Adler S N - - 2007
Capsule endoscopy has opened the small bowel for direct inspection. However, the diagnostic sensitivity of capsule endoscopy is not 100 %. We have observed that forward orientation and backward orientation of the camera in the small bowel provide different information on pathological findings. Double-head capsule endoscopy may offer the answer ...
Cheong Ying - - 2007
Ectopic pregnancy is a common clinical problem, but there appears to be much controversy surrounding the surgical management of its occurence. This paper reviews the available evidence on the management of ectopic pregnancy. The discussion focuses initially around the choice of medical versus surgical treatment. Next, the question is addressed ...
Bakken Inger Johanne - - 2007
BACKGROUND: Recent studies show divergent results concerning the risk of ectopic pregnancy following Chlamydia trachomatis (CT) infection. GOAL: Our goal was to investigate future reproductive health outcomes (births and ectopic pregnancies) among women tested for CT. METHODS: Our cohort consisted of 20,762 women born during 1970-1984 who were tested for ...
Tamai Ken - - 2007
Ectopic pregnancy (EP), in which a fertilized ovum implants outside the uterine cavity, is the leading cause of pregnancy-related death in the first trimester. EP is usually suspected by a positive pregnancy test and an empty uterus on transvaginal sonography (TVS). Although TVS is the initial modality of choice, it ...
Di Spiezio Sardo Attilio - - 2008
OBJECTIVE: To provide a survey of various gynecological conditions causing chronic pelvic pain (CPP) that might be diagnosed by hysteroscopy. DESIGN: Review article. SETTING: Departments of obstetrics and gynecology and pathophysiology of human reproduction at a university in Italy. PATIENT(S): Women affected by CPP. INTERVENTION(S): Hysteroscopy. MAIN OUTCOME MEASURE(S): Effectiveness ...
Alataş Erkan - - 2008
Ovarian pregnancy is a rarely seen form of ectopic pregnancies. We present a 34-year-old women who had a diagnosis of ovarian ectopic pregnancy based on clinical and laboratory findings. Laparoscopic surgery was performed for conservative management of the case. Risk factors are outlined and vaginal douching as a possible cause ...
Kirk Emma - - 2007
BACKGROUND: To determine the effectiveness of an initial transvaginal ultrasound scan (TVS) in the detection of ectopic pregnancy in consecutive women attending an early pregnancy unit (EPU). METHODS: This was a prospective observational study. Unselected women attending a dedicated EPU underwent a TVS. Women were classified as having an intrauterine ...
Mukul Liberato V - - 2007
Ectopic pregnancy continues to be one of the most common gynecologic emergencies and is the leading cause of pregnancy-related first-trimester death in the United States. The rate of ectopic pregnancy continues to rise because of increases in the incidences of its risk factors. However, improved modalities of early diagnosis and ...
Smith Cassandra - - 2007
OBJECTIVE: To determine whether women with an adverse obstetric history are at greater risk of ectopic pregnancy. STUDY DESIGN: A retrospective, case-control study was conducted on ectopic (case) and intrauterine (control) pregnancies at New York Methodist Hospital between January 2000 and April 2004. There were 67 patients in each group, ...
Joosoph J - - 2007
The reported incidence of ectopic pregnancy after bilateral salpingectomies is very low. We present a 31-year-old woman, who had an ectopic pregnancy after bilateral salpingectomies for previous ectopic pregnancies. A high index of suspicion for pregnancy is prudent to avoid missing an ectopic pregnancy despite a history of bilateral salpingectomies. ...
Ose L - - 2007
The objective of this study was to compare the efficacy and safety profile of ezetimibe/simvastatin (EZE/SIMVA) tablet and SIMVA monotherapy. This was an extension study of a randomised, double-blind, placebo-controlled study in patients with primary hypercholesterolaemia. Protocol-compliant patients who completed the 12-week base study were eligible to enter a randomised, ...
Rosenzweig Jaime - - 2009
The evaluation of first trimester vaginal bleeding or pelvic pain is an important task for the emergency physician. The early identification of an ectopic pregnancy can help prevent significant morbidity and mortality for patients seeking emergency care. The increased use of bedside sonography by the emergency physician in the evaluation ...
Nama Vivek - - 2007
Although the case fatality rate for ectopic pregnancies has decreased to 0.08% in industrialized countries, it still represents 3.8% of maternal mortality in the United States alone. In developing countries, the case fatality rate varies from 3% to 27%. Laparoscopic management of tubal pregnancies is now the standard form of ...
Adhikari Srikar - - 2007
OBJECTIVES: The objective of this study was to describe diagnosis and management of ectopic pregnancy using bedside transvaginal ultrasound (US) in an established emergency US program. METHODS: This was a retrospective study on patients presenting over a 2-year period performed at a level I urban academic emergency department (ED). The ...
Sheikh Hamid H - - 2007
BACKGROUND: The simulated presence of intrauterine and extrauterine pregnancies is a rare condition. Diagnosis is difficult, accomplished on grounds of strong suspicion (as in assisted reproductive treatment cases), on the presence of predisposing factors (pathology of salpinx) or as a coincidental finding in the emergency room when a patient presents ...
De Los Ríos José F - - 2007
Bilateral simultaneous ectopic pregnancy is a very rare clinical condition. Two different subsets of patients can be distinguished: women presenting with the disease as a result of spontaneous conception and those with the condition after undergoing assisted reproduction procedures. This article reviews and analyzes 42 cases of bilateral ectopic pregnancies ...
Rotas Michael - - 2007
INTRODUCTION: Gestational choriocarcinoma associated with ectopic pregnancy is an extremely rare event. We report a case of a choriocarcinoma arising from a cornual pregnancy. CASE: The patient is a 35-year-old G8 P2052 who was referred to our department due to failure of treatment for a suspected ectopic pregnancy. The patient ...
Moore Chris - - 2007
BACKGROUND: Ectopic pregnancies are frequently present in women who present to the emergency department with pregnancy and abdominal pain or bleeding, a subset of whom may require operative intervention. OBJECTIVES: To prospectively determine if emergency physician (EP)-performed transabdominal pelvic ultrasonography (US) with determination of free abdominal fluid in the hepatorenal ...
Majhi Arup Kumar - - 2007
Ectopic pregnancy is the most life threatening emergency in pregnancy. Increase in incidence and impairment in fertility are now the real concerns. The aim of this study was to estimate the epidemiological, diagnostic and therapeutic aspects of ectopic pregnancy with a view to suggest action to improve the prognosis. This ...
Press Gregory M - - 2007
We present a case of heterotopic pregnancy rapidly diagnosed by an emergency physician. To the best of our knowledge, this is the first report of an emergency physician using bedside ultrasound to diagnose an ectopic pregnancy present simultaneously with an intrauterine pregnancy. Other unique features of this case include the ...
Cebrià Francesc - - 2007
Several families of evolutionarily conserved axon guidance cues orchestrate the precise wiring of the nervous system during embryonic development. The remarkable plasticity of freshwater planarians provides the opportunity to study these molecules in the context of neural regeneration and maintenance. Here we characterize a homologue of the Slit family of ...
Blazar Andrew S - - 2007
OBJECTIVE: To describe an unusual case of heterotopic pregnancy. DESIGN: Case report. SETTING: Division of Reproductive Medicine and Infertility, Women & Infants' Hospital of Rhode Island, Brown Medical School. Providence, Rhode Island. PATIENT(S): A woman with an unusual heterotopic pregnancy who had had prior bilateral salpingectomies, but delivered a healthy ...
Bhatt Shweta - - 2007
Ectopic pregnancy is a high-risk condition that occurs in 1.9% of reported pregnancies. Although the clinical triad of pain, bleeding, and amenorrhea is considered very specific for an ectopic pregnancy, ultrasound plays important role in detecting the exact location of the ectopic pregnancy and also in providing guidance for minimally ...
Al-Sunaidi Mohammed - - 2007
Ectopic pregnancy is a life threatening condition and is a major event in a woman's reproductive life. We report herein an unusual case of repeated ectopic pregnancy even after the excision of both fallopian tubes with a deleterious consequences and a near miss. This case teaches us a lesson not ...
Huang Xi - - 2007
Holoprosencephaly (HPE) is the most common developmental anomaly of the human forebrain, and in its severe form, the cerebral hemispheres fail to completely separate into two distinct halves. Although disruption of ventral forebrain induction is thought to underlie most HPE cases, a subset of HPE patients exhibits preferential dysgenesis of ...
Dunphy Jillian L - - 2007
BRAG2 is a guanine nucleotide exchange factor for the GTPase Arf6 that cycles between the cytoplasm and nucleus in a CRM1/exportin1-dependent manner. Despite its presence in the nucleus, nuclear functions have not previously been described. Here, we show that depletion of endogenous BRAG2 by RNAi leads to an increased number ...
L. Ekwaro, P.M. Kizza, ...
Acute massive lower gastrointestinal bleeding, when it occurs, may present a diagnostic and treatment challenge to the surgeon. We report a case an ectopic pregnancy that eroded the colon and presented with severe rectal bleeding. The paper discusses the differential diagnoses, management and outcome of massive lower gastrointestinal bleeding.
Turkington Richard C - - 2007
Three sets of diagnostic criteria for polycythaemia vera (PV); the Polycythaemia Vera Study Group (PVSG) criteria (1975), the British Committee for Standards in Haematology (BCSH) criteria (1996) and the World Health Organisation (WHO) criteria (2001) have been described. We compared the ability of each set of criteria to accurately diagnose ...
Alsunaidi Mohammed - - 2007
OBJECTIVE: To assess the ectopic pregnancy risk among women who conceived with assisted reproductive technology (ART) procedures. METHODS: We performed a retrospective analysis of pregnancies as a result of ART procedure at McGill University Health Center, Quebec, Canada for the period from 1997 to 2006. RESULTS: The ectopic pregnancy rate ...
Albertson R Craig - - 2007
Significant progress has been made toward understanding the role of fgf8 in directing early embryonic patterning of the pharyngeal skeleton. Considerably less is known about the role this growth factor plays in the coordinated development, growth, and remodeling of the craniofacial skeleton beyond embryonic stages. To better understand the contributions ...
Molinaro Thomas A - - 2007
The majority of ectopic pregnancies are located within the fallopian tube. Nevertheless, pregnancies have been reported to implant in the cervix, ovary, interstitial tubal segment, and at various intra-abdominal sites. The diagnosis and treatment of these unusual implantation sites presents both diagnostic and therapeutic dilemmas. The majority of data regarding ...
Pretorius Dolores H - - 2007
OBJECTIVE: The purpose of this study was to assess the impact of 3-/4-dimensional ultrasonography (3D/4DUS) on parental impressions of their fetus using preexamination and postexamination parental drawings. METHODS: One hundred one parents (32 male and 69 female) were asked to draw pictures of their fetus immediately before and after undergoing ...
Condous George S - - 2007
The diagnosis of tubal ectopic pregnancy should be based upon the positive visualization of an adnexal mass using transvaginal ultrasound rather than the absence of an intrauterine gestational sac. Ultrasound diagnosis earlier in the natural history of the condition has meant that more conservative treatment options can be considered and ...
Cholkeri-Singh Aarathi - - 2007
OBJECTIVE: To present a case report of a spontaneous, heterotopic, triplet conception of a patient without any risk factors. DESIGN: Case report. SETTING: Community hospital in Park Ridge, Illinois. PATIENT(S): One patient, 30-year-old multigravida, sent to the emergency room for evaluation of right lower quadrant pain after confirmed identification of ...
Bjartling Carina - - 2007
OBJECTIVES: The role of persistent chlamydial infection of the Fallopian tubes in ectopic pregnancy is still unresolved. Therefore, we examined tissue of the Fallopian tubes from patients with ectopic pregnancy for the presence of Chlamydia trachomatis. In addition, other markers of C. trachomatis infection implicated in the pathogenesis of tubal ...
Tupković Emir - - 2007
An examination of neurophysiologic features of median nerve in third trimester of regularly controlled normal risk pregnancies is performed at the Department of Neurophysiology of Primary Health Centre in Tuzla during January / April 2006. Examined group consisted of 40 young females in third trimester of pregnancy, and average age ...
Amole, OO; Department of ...
Objective: To determine the prevalence rate, the major forms of ectopic pregnancy and to correct some of the inadequacies in filling of the laboratory forms. Materials and Methods: Relevant data on 91 ectopic pregnancy specimens received at the Lagos State University Teaching Hospital (LASUTH), Ikeja between May 1 2001 and ...
Lau Gilbert - - 2007
A 32-year-old female underwent laparoscopic salpingectomy of an ectopic (third) pregnancy under general anaesthesia, at approximately six weeks' amenorrhoea. She developed severe respiratory distress after extubation and died on the second postoperative day. It appears that she had a history of a mild, persistent productive cough for a period of ...
Hollegaard Stine - - 2007
BACKGROUND: Potential associations between current or previous C. trachomatis infections (general IgG and serovars) and spontaneous preterm birth (PTB) were examined and associations between C. trachomatis infections and previous fertility problems were explored. PATIENTS AND METHODS: At week 17, Chlamydia antigen, Chlamydia IgG, Chlamydia complex B, C and GF levels ...
Albers Kathryn - - 2007
Research done in the past few decades on ectopic pregnancies has shed light on numerous factors that predispose women to developing such pregnancies. With the incidence References: of ectopic pregnancy as high as it is and the consequences as devastating as they are, these factors cannot be ignored. Women must ...
Stevens Elizabeth - - 2007
Ectopic pregnancy and ovarian torsion are 2 of the most common causes of acute abdominal pain in early pregnancy. The following article will discuss the physiology and pathophysiology, evaluation, diagnosis, clinical management options, and nursing considerations for ovarian torsion and ectopic pregnancy. Both conditions require timely diagnosis to prevent mortality ...
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