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Nuri Bodakci Mehmet M 1Department of Urology, University of Dicle, 2Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics, University of Dicle, 3Department of Radiology, University of Dicle, 4Department of Radiology, Diyarbakir Education and Research Hospital, Diyarbakır Hospital, 5Department of Radiology, Diyarbakir Obstetrics and Gynecology and Children Diseases Hospital; Diyarbakır, - - 2014
Volume 11, no. 1, p. 165-169, 2014. Page 165: author's affiliation should appear as shown above.
Shorten Allison A Yale University School of Nursing, USA. Electronic address: - - 2014
To help identify the optimal timing for provision of pregnancy decision-aids, this paper examines temporal patterns in women's preference for mode of birth after previous cesarean, prior to a decision-aid intervention. Pregnant women (n=212) with one prior cesarean responded to surveys regarding their preference for elective repeat cesarean delivery (ERCD) ...
Goenee Maaike S MS Research Centre for Sexuality, Rutgers WPF, Utrecht - - 2014
In the Netherlands, termination of pregnancy is legal under well-defined conditions. Before undergoing the procedure, women have to observe a 5-day 'reflection period'. The official start of this period has to be established by a medical doctor, most frequently the GP. To provide insight into the elements of counselling by ...
Dragoman Monica V MV Einstein College of Medicine, Montefiore Medical Center, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology & Women's Health, 1695 Eastchester Road, Bronx, NY 10461, USA. Electronic address: - - 2014
The introduction of the birth control pill as an effective, coitally-independent method of contraception was a public health milestone of the last century. Over time, combined oral contraception (COC) formulations and pill-taking regimens have evolved with improved safety and tolerability while maintaining contraceptive efficacy. In addition to protection against pregnancy, ...
Gomez-Scott Jessica J a Department of Human Development and Family Studies, University of Missouri , Columbia , - - 2014
In the USA, most pregnancies occurring to teenage women are unplanned, making both the decisions regarding their resolution and the consequences of those decisions important topics of inquiry. Substantial debate surrounds the potential consequences for young women of either carrying an unintended pregnancy to term or voluntarily terminating it. The ...
Takacs Z F ZF Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Saarland, Kirrbergerstr. 1, 66421, Homburg/Saar, Germany, - - 2014
Fetal intestinal volvulus is a rare but serious finding with a high risk of potential life threatening fetal complications. Delay in diagnosis or treatment can increase mortality and morbidity. We report a case of mild fetal bowel dilatation at 30 weeks of gestation and intestinal volvulus presented by the 'whirl-sign', ...
Massey Janice M - - 2014
Purpose of Review: Myasthenia gravis (MG) is an acquired autoimmune disorder characterized by fluctuating ocular, limb, or oropharyngeal muscle weakness due to an antibody-mediated attack at the neuromuscular junction. The female incidence of MG peaks in the third decade during the childbearing years. A number of exacerbating factors may worsen ...
Gatter Mary M Planned Parenthood Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California; Advancing New Standards in Reproductive Health, Bixby Center for Global Reproductive Health, and the Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology & Reproductive Science, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, - - 2014
Ultrasound scanning is a routine part of preprocedure abortion care, and many health care providers offer patients the opportunity to view their ultrasound images. It has been speculated that ultrasound viewing will dissuade women from having an abortion. We examine whether viewing the image is associated with choosing to continue ...
Bell Emily R ER CAMHS, Lincolnshire Partnership NHS Foundation Trust, Lincoln, - - 2013
To explore teenagers' views of the future in relation to their choices to continue or terminate pregnancy. Despite recent decreases in the numbers of teenage pregnancies, across the world, the teenage pregnancy rate remains high. Consideration of views of the future (future orientation) appears to play an important part in ...
Denny Elaine - - 2013
to gain insight into the experiences and perspectives of pregnant women diagnosed antenatally with fetal lower urinary tract obstruction (LUTO) participating in an interventional fetal medicine randomised controlled trial (RCT). a qualitative study using semi-structured interviews. Interviews were analysed using Riessman's narrative analysis. fetal medicine clinics within the United Kingdom ...
Mantovani Nadia - - 2013
this paper addresses the experiences of a group of young black teenage mothers looked after by the State, most of whom were also either migrants or asylum seekers. The paper explores the experience of discovery of pregnancy, attempts to seek professional help and the eventual decision to continue with the ...
Costescu Dustin J - - 2013
Objective: The role of partners in the abortion experience is complex and poorly understood. We sought to examine how women and their partners navigate the pregnancy decision-making process. Methods: Thirty couples presenting for abortion completed questionnaires exploring experiences leading to the abortion. Participants were sequestered from their partners during completion ...
Erlik Uri U Ultrasound Unit in Obstetrics and Gynecology, Lis Maternity Hospital, Tel Aviv Medical Center, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, - - 2013
Fetal head progression during labor is difficult to assess. Digital examination has been shown to be an inaccurate method. Utilizing the ultrasound technology in the delivery room can standardize the way we assess head progression. Intrapartum ultrasound is applicable, for the assessment of the progression of labor and assists the ...
Srebnik Naama N Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Shaare Zedek Medical Center, the Hebrew University, Jerusalem 91031, - - 2013
Do clinicians manage pregnancies conceived by assisted reproductive technologies (ART) differently from spontaneous pregnancies? Clinicians' decisions about prenatal testing during pregnancy depend, at least partially, on the method of conception. Research thus far has shown that patients' decisions regarding prenatal screening are different in ART pregnancies compared with spontaneous ones, ...
Meredith Fiona M - - 2013
Acne vulgaris is a common condition in adolescence and also for many women of childbearing age. The management of acne in pregnancy is complicated by the lack of clinical studies and pharmacokinetic data in this patient population and safety concerns regarding retinoid use in pregnancy. Of primary concern to both ...
Mintziori Gesthimani - - 2013
During the last decades, couples in Europe have been delaying parenthood, mainly due to socio-demographic factors that include increased rates of university education and employment in women and poorer financial status. The aim of this position statement is to provide and critically appraise evidence on the impact of late parenthood, ...
Lee Seung Mi - - 2013
To determine the influence of pregnancy-related knowledge and the risk perception on reproductive decision making in women with epilepsy. We enrolled women with epilepsy, who were of reproductive age and were considering having children in the future. A questionnaire was used to assess the level of pregnancy-related knowledge, perception of ...
Lee Louise - - 2013
Introduction: This study sought to increase understanding of women's thoughts and feelings about decision making and the experience of subsequent pregnancy following stillbirth (intrauterine death after 24 weeks' gestation). Methods: Eleven women were interviewed, 8 of whom were pregnant at the time of the interview. Modified grounded theory was used ...
Sereno Sara - - 2013
This study's objective was to evaluate the role of psychological adjustment in the decision-making process to have an abortion and explore individual variables that might influence this decision. In this cross-sectional study, we sequentially enrolled 150 women who made the decision to voluntarily terminate a pregnancy in Maternity Dr. Alfredo ...
Brondino Natascia - - 2013
Abstract Objective: Decision-making during prenatal diagnosis has not been extensively studied. We aimed to determine psychological correlates and level of decisional conflict following prenatal diagnosis. Method: A total of 159 pregnant women were consecutively enrolled. All participants completed three questionnaires (the Hospital Anxiety and Depression scale, the Berlin Social Support ...
Hurford Emily - - 2013
In order to provide the best genetic counseling possible for women who learn of a diagnosis of Down syndrome prenatally, we sought to assess the timing of the decision to continue a pregnancy and the satisfaction these women had with learning this information. Fifty-six mothers of children with Down syndrome ...
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: The neonatal risks of late preterm (34 0/7-36 6/7 weeks of gestation) and early-term (37 0/7-38 6/7 weeks of gestation) births are well established. However, there are a number of maternal, fetal, and placental complications in which either a late-preterm or early-term delivery is warranted. The timing of delivery ...
Ogilvie Caroline Mackie - - 2013
The avoidance of twin or higher-order multiple pregnancies is in the best interest of families, medical practitioners and health services, given the health hazards and costs associated with higher-order multiples. This commentary explores the background to and ideas in the paper by Legendre et al. in this issue, which makes ...
Asplin Nina - - 2013
The aims of the study were to explore factors influencing the decision to continue or terminate pregnancy due to detection of fetal malformation following ultrasound examination, to elucidate the need for more information or other routines to facilitate the decision-making process and to assess satisfaction with the decision made. Descriptive ...
Peleg David - - 2013
A woman with a viable intrauterine 12 week pregnancy and an intra-abdominal levonorgestrel-releasing intrauterine device (IUD) had the device successfully removed under local anesthesia. The pregnancy continued without complication. The decision to remove an intra-abdominal levonorgestrel-releasing IUD during pregnancy remains controversial.
Tarney Christopher M - - 2013
: Uterine rupture of an unscarred uterus is a rare complication in a quadruplet pregnancy. : A 30-year-old woman, gravida 4 para 0030, with a quadruplet pregnancy and no previous uterine surgeries presented with moderate vaginal bleeding at 32 4/7 weeks of gestation. Fetal testing was reassuring, and the cervix ...
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ABSTRACT:: Fertility treatments have contributed significantly to the increase in multifetal pregnancies. The first approach to the problem of multifetal pregnancies should be prevention, and strategies to limit multifetal pregnancies, especially high-order multifetal pregnancies, should be practiced by all physicians who treat women for infertility. Incorporating the ethical frameworks presented ...
Gawron Lori M - - 2012
BACKGROUND: Over 3% of pregnancies are complicated by a fetal abnormality, of which, approximately 80% are terminated. Despite early screening options, women often present at the cusp of legal limits for termination. STUDY DESIGN: A qualitative study was conducted with women terminating pregnancies for fetal abnormalities. Semi-structured interviews explored reasons ...
Cameron Sharon T - - 2012
INTRODUCTION: In order to better identify those women requesting abortion who are not certain of their decision and would like more detailed discussion, we piloted use of a self-completed validated questionnaire containing the London Measure of Unintended Pregnancy (LMUP) amongst women requesting an abortion at a hospital clinic in Scotland. ...
Maccarthy Sarah - - 2012
Despite the growing number of women living with and affected by HIV, there is still insufficient attention to their pregnancy-related needs, rights, decisions and desires in research, policy and programs. We carried out a review of the literature to ascertain the current state of knowledge and highlight areas requiring further ...
Gupta Tulika - - 2012
The detection of foetal urinary abnormalities in the antenatal period will help in an adequate post natal management and it will also have a bearing on the decision of the termination of the pregnancy. The purpose of the present study was to detect urinary anomalies in the antenatal period by ...
Hou Susan - - 2012
The combination of kidney disease and pregnancy has long been recognized as a high-risk situation. When renal disease is recognized for the first time during pregnancy, it presents unique problems for both the obstetric and the renal teams. Particularly difficult can be distinguishing preeclampsia from preexisting kidney disease in women ...
Little Sahoko H - - 2012
Quantitative β-hCG measurements and transvaginal ultrasound findings interpreted in light of a β-hCG "cutoff" can reliably guide clinical decisions.
Cockayne Rebecca - - 2012
Prenatal counselling can be helpful to parents in making a decision with regard to continuation of the pregnancy or to help prepare for the birth and the future life of a child with Spina bifida. We aimed to assess the effectiveness of our specialist neuro counselling sessions and to highlight ...
Moran M - - 2012
Objective Placental calcification is associated with an increased risk of perinatal morbidity and mortality. The subjectivity of current ultrasound methods of assessment of placental calcification indicate that a more objective method is required. The aim of this study was to correlate the percentage of calcification defined by the clinician using ...
Schankath Adrian C - - 2012
To evaluate the spectrum of diagnostic findings in hysterosalpingography (HSG) examinations performed at our institution between 2006-2010 and their prognostic significance for treatment decisions and fertility outcomes. Patients were filtered from our PACS. Pathological HSG studies were re-evaluated. Indications for referral, technical success and diagnostic findings were analysed. Pathological findings ...
Eleftheriades Makarios - - 2012
Abstract Objective: To evaluate prospectively the efficacy to screen for congenital heart defects (CHD) during the first trimester nuchal translucency (NT) ultrasound examination by assessing the four chambers' view of fetal heart. Methods: Pregnancies that were examined prospectively by ultrasound in the first trimester (11th - 14th week), the second ...
Tan Sinan - - 2012
Today, ultrasound is the main diagnostic tool in the prenatal detection of congenital abnormalities. Therefore, ultrasound examination should be offered to all pregnant women. A detailed sonographic examination of the fetus is usually performed between 18 and 22 weeks of pregnancy. The accurate recognition of normal fetal anatomy is very ...
Tatum Carrie - - 2012
Adolescents in Latin America and the Caribbean confront difficult decisions when faced with unwanted pregnancies, especially given the region's legal restrictions on and widespread cultural opposition to abortion. Little research has been conducted on pregnancy decisionmaking among young people in this region. This study examines the role of peers, partners, ...
Krüger Stephanie - - 2012
Many women with psychiatric disorders want to become mothers and only a minority seek advise prior to becoming pregnant. In those women, in whom pregnancy can be planned, the decision, if a medication is required for stabilisation and which one to choose if this is the case, is easier to ...
Lothian Judith A - - 2012
In this column, the author explores current understandings of risk and safety in pregnancy and childbirth. An emphasis on risk management places the provider and hospital in control of women's decisions related to pregnancy and birth and may make pregnancy and birth less safe for mothers and babies. Accepting that ...
Baer Alan N - - 2011
Systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) disproportionately affects women in their reproductive age years. Pregnancy in this systemic autoimmune disease has long been associated with poor obstetric outcomes. However, the frequency of pregnancy loss in lupus has dropped to a level commensurate with that of the general US population. The outcomes of ...
CostaPinto L - - 2012
Females with systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) have higher prevalence of human papillomavirus (HPV) infection, which can lead to the development of warts. Herein we report the first case of giant disseminated condylomatosis (GDC) in a SLE female on mycophenolate mofetil (MMF). The patient, a 33-year-old, Black female, was diagnosed with ...
Varghese Stephy - - 2011
Systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) is the most common autoimmune disease affecting women of reproductive age and is associated with poor maternal and fetal outcomes. CD4(+)CD25(+) Treg cells are a subset of T lymphocytes with potent immunosuppressive activity that play crucial roles in controlling immunological self tolerance. Evidence suggests that they ...
Bramham Kate - - 2011
OBJECTIVE: To compare rates and predictors of pregnancy complications in mothers with systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) with and without previous nephritis (PN). METHODS: Retrospective analysis of 107 pregnancies in 83 women with SLE diagnosed prepregnancy. RESULTS: Mothers with PN had higher rates of preterm delivery (< 37/40, 30% vs 11%, ...
Geipel A - - 2011
To construct reference ranges of uterine artery Doppler parameters against gestation in twin pregnancies and to present charts of the pulsatility index (PI) and resistance index (RI) for clinical use. This was an observational study of the uterine circulation in 557 women with dichorionic twin pregnancies at 17-38 weeks' gestation. ...
Mandelbrot Laurent - - 2011
OBJECTIVE: To study the impact on the neonate of maternal antiretroviral therapy with atazanavir (ATV). STUDY DESIGN: An observational study of 22 HIV-infected women receiving, for clinical indications, antiretroviral therapy with ATV 300mg and ritonavir 100mg during pregnancy and their 23 HIV infants (including a twin pair). RESULTS: Mothers had ...
Shamim S - - 2011
During normal pregnancy there is an increase in the maternal blood volume leading to portal hypertension with some changes in liver functions. However, in an apparently healthy woman without known liver cirrhosis or other advanced liver disease, severe oesophageal varices with along with repeated variceal bleeding during pregnancy is rare. ...
Siriano Liliane da Rocha Lda - - 2011
One hundred fifty-two Trypanosoma cruzi seropositive women were submitted to a single hemoculture; 101 were pregnant, and 51 were not pregnant. Seven tubes from each individual were harvested with liver infusion tryptose (LIT) medium and observed monthly until the fifth month. Hemocultures were positive in 50% (76 of 152) of ...
Dekker Ruth R - - 2011
OBJECTIVE: To assess maternal death and severe maternal morbidity from acute fatty liver of pregnancy (AFLP) in the Netherlands. STUDY DESIGN: A retrospective study of all cases of maternal mortality in the Netherlands between 1983 and 2006 and all cases of severe maternal morbidity in the Netherlands between 2004 and ...
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