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Manandhar B L BL Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Tribhuvan University Teaching Hospital, - - 2013
Background: Sudden fetal demise, perinatal morbidity and mortality are still some of the major obstetrical challenges. Reduced fetal movements may have some bearing to fetal asphyxia and death, so timely detection of such condition and measures taken can prevent such mishaps. Methods: A descriptive prospective study was conducted at Tribhuvan ...
Easterling Thomas - - 2013
Soluble fms-like tyrosine kinase-1 (sFLT-1) is a potent anti-angiogenic growth factor that has been found to be markedly elevated in preeclampsia. In healthy pregnancy, serum sFLT-1concentrations are 50 fold higher than in the non-pregnant state. The functional significance of this physiologic elevation in serum sFLT-1 in normal pregnancy is unknown. ...
Kotze Dirk D Jones Institute, Norfolk, - - 2013
To determine whether the presence of soluble human leukocyte antigen G (sHLA-G) affects implantation and pregnancy outcomes in vitro. A multicenter retrospective study. Six certified in vitro fertilization (IVF) units. Embryos obtained from 2,040 patients from six different IVF clinics. Soluble HLA-G determination on day-2 embryos after intracytoplasmic sperm injection, ...
Joutsiniemi Titta - - 2013
To test the efficacy and safety of ursodeoxycholic acid (UDCA) in the treatment of patients with intrahepatic cholestasis of pregnancy (ICP). In the randomized (double-blind, placebo-controlled) study 20 pregnant women with ICP received (random allocation of) either 450 mg/day UDCA or placebo for 14 days during the third trimester of pregnancy. The ...
Spaich Saskia - - 2013
Many factors affect women's satisfaction with the experience of childbirth. Some of these are known, but most have not been fully evaluated. The influence of the mode of delivery is unclear. This study investigated the extent to which satisfaction with childbirth depends on the mode of delivery, and evaluated factors ...
Taşkın Elif Aylin - - 2013
To investigate the interrelation between serum E2 level on hCG day, score of transferred embryos and pregnancy achievement. Records of 350 women aged 18-40 years who underwent ovarian hyperstimulation in fresh cycles down regulated either with GnRH agonist (n = 70) or GnRH antagonist (n = 280) followed by oocyte pick-up, ICSI and embryo transfer ...
Matsuda Yoshio - - 2013
To determine the major predictive factors for fetal acidemia in placental abruption. A retrospective review of pregnancies with placental abruption was performed using a logistic regression model. Fetal acidemia was defined as a pH of less than 7.0 in umbilical artery. The severe abruption score, which was derived from a ...
Sacks Samantha - - 2013
Background: The Internet has become an important source of information about pregnancy and about health related concerns in general. This study assessed the quality of information available on the Internet for the common problem of nausea and vomiting of pregnancy (NVP). Method: We used three search terms, "nausea and vomiting ...
Patil Nivedita S - - 2013
Objectives: To evaluate the perinatal outcome with the abnormal umbilical cord coiling index. Study Design: This prospective study was carried out in the department of OBG at Adichunchangiri Institute of Medical Sciences, B.G.Nagara, Mandya, Karnataka, India from January 2008 to August 2010. 200 patients who were in active labour with ...
Bildircin Fatma Devran - - 2013
Abstract Objective: The aim of this study was to compare perinatal outcomes between adolescent and adult pregnancies. Material and Methods: In 527 adolescent and 1334 adult pregnant women who delivered at Ondokuz Mayis University Obstetrics and Gynecology Department between 2006-2013, perinatal outcomes were retrospectively compared in terms of including spontaneous ...
Yazdi Britta - - 2013
To evaluate whether the measurement of the frontal space improves first trimester combined aneuploidy screening. Retrospective study including 2D images of the nuchal translucency measurement of 300 euploid and 133 trisomic fetuses that were seen at the prenatal department at the University of Tübingen/Germany. For the frontal space measurement, a ...
Alvik Astrid - - 2013
Fetal binge alcohol exposure has been associated with neurobehavioral and cognitive symptoms. This study explored whether binge drinking mainly before recognition of pregnancy predicted high symptom scores on the Strengths and Difficulties Questionnaire (SDQ) in 5.5-year-old children. In a population-based, longitudinal study representative of pregnant women in Oslo, Norway, questionnaires ...
Nomura Roseli Mieko Yamamoto - - 2013
To study the Doppler velocimetry of the fetal middle cerebral artery in pregnancies complicated by placental insufficiency, and to verify its role in the prognosis of neonatal survival. This was a prospective study of 93 pregnant women with diagnosis of placental insufficiency detected before the 34(th) week of pregnancy. Placental ...
Mousavi Seyed Abbas - - 2013
Cesarean rates in recent decades have been increasing and a number of studies have shown that cesarean increases maternal morbidities. The aim of this study is to compare the quality of life after cesarean and vaginal delivery. This prospective study was carried out on 356 pregnant women visiting urban health ...
Chaabane Kais - - 2013
Background: The search for an acute fetal distress during labor remains one of the objectives of obstetrical surveillance. aim: To find a relationship between different aspects of fetal heart rate (FHR) occurring during labor, Apgar score at first minute and the pH blood at birth. methods: A prospective study which ...
Miettola Satu - - 2013
Preterm birth at very low birth weight (VLBW; <1500 g) is associated with cardiometabolic risk factors and reduced bone mineral density (BMD) in the adult offspring. Preeclampsia is a frequent cause of preterm birth and is also associated with cardiometabolic risk factors in the offspring. Whether it is associated with ...
Predojević Maja - - 2013
Abstract Objective: In order to more accurately assess fetal neurological status in five fetuses with severe intrauterine growth restriction (IUGR), combined assessment of their hemodynamics and motor activity was undertaken in this study. Methods: Hemodynamic changes in the placental and fetal cerebral vessels were evaluated using the umbilical artery resistance ...
Schechter Michael S MS Virginia Commonwealth University and Children's Hospital of Richmond at VCU, Richmond, Virginia 23298-0315, USA. - - 2013
Studies of pregnancy in cystic fibrosis (CF) have shown no short-term harmful effects, but there are no long-term studies on the impact of motherhood. This study sought to evaluate longer-term physiologic and functional outcomes in women with CF reporting a pregnancy, with the intent of assessing how the demands of ...
Corbacioglu Esmer Aytul - - 2013
AIM: The objective of this study was to assess the changes in female sexual function during pregnancy and to identify associated factors among Turkish population using a validated questionnaire. Furthermore, we aimed to examine Turkish pregnant women's beliefs regarding sexual activity and describe their source of information about sexuality during ...
Leibovitz Zvi - - 2013
OBJECTIVES: The size of the posterior fossa (PF) is a significant parameter in diagnosing PF malformations. In this study nomograms of PF dimensions in normal foetuses, assessed in the median plane in the second and third trimesters, were constructed. Fetuses diagnosed with PF abnormalities were studied concerning the created tables ...
Beta Jarosław - - 2013
The aim of the study was to investigate the value of the Bishop score and ultrasound examination of the cervix in predicting the success of labor induction with the use of the Foley catheter determined by the mode of delivery Foley catheter induction of labor was performed in 135 pregnancies ...
Soufizadeh Nasrin - - 2013
The main purpose of physiologic delivery is to rely on mother's body for childbirth. In physiologic delivery method pregnant women attend delivery preparation classes and they learn how to overcome fear and pain. This study compares delivery outcomes among women who participated in physiologic delivery with those who had undergone ...
Jukic Anne Marie Z AM Epidemiology Branch, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, Durham, NC 27709, USA. - - 2013
In rodents, physical activity during pregnancy has been associated with improved learning and memory in the offspring. We used data from the Avon Longitudinal Study of Parents and Children (born in 1991-92) to investigate maternal physical activity during pregnancy and offspring language development. At 18 weeks of gestation, women reported ...
Traisrisilp Kuntharee - - 2013
Objective: To construct reference ranges of fetal ductus arteriosus (DA) derived by volume datasets of cardio-spatiotemporal image correlation (cardio-STIC). Methods: Cardio-STIC volume datasets were acquired from low-risk singleton pregnancies with a reliable gestational age from 14 to 40 weeks. In offline analysis with 4D View version 9, fetal DA was ...
Kelly Y - - 2013
OBJECTIVE: To assess whether light drinking in pregnancy is linked to unfavourable developmental outcomes in children. DESIGN: Prospective population-based cohort. SETTING: UK. POPULATION: Ten thousand five hundred and thirty-four 7-year-olds. METHODS: Quasi-experimental using propensity score matching (PSM) to compare children born to light (up to 2 units per week) and non-drinkers. ...
Casas Maribel - - 2013
BACKGROUND: Maternal pre-pregnancy obesity may be associated with impaired infant neuropsychological development; however, there are few studies and it is unclear if reported associations are due to intrauterine mechanisms. METHODS: We assessed whether maternal pre-pregnancy overweight and obesity were associated with cognitive and psychomotor development scores (mean 100 ± 15) ...
Saha Sumona - - 2013
To improve multi-disciplinary care in pregnancy, a gastrointesintal (GI) disorders in pregnancy clinic was created. Patient and referring provider satisfaction with this service was assessed. The first 100 patients and their referring providers were surveyed. Survey scores >3 on a 5-point Likert scale were considered favorable. Descriptive statistics were calculated ...
Mitra J K - - 2013
Hypotension during cesarean section under spinal anesthesia remains a frequent scenario in obstetric practice. A number of factors play a role in altering the incidence and severity of hypotension. Counteracting aortocaval compression does not significantly prevent hypotension in most singleton pregnancies. Intravenous crystalloid pre-hydration is not very efficient. Thus, the ...
Walker Melissa G MG Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Mount Sinai Hospital, University of Toronto, Toronto - - 2013
The objective of this study was to determine whether a web-based education strategy could improve maternal knowledge of placental complications of pregnancy and reduce maternal anxiety in high risk-pregnancies. Prospective study in the Placenta Clinic at Mount Sinai Hospital, Toronto, Ontario. Maternal demographics and Internet usage were recorded at the ...
Steenweg-de Graaff Jolien - - 2013
BACKGROUND & AIMS: Maternal nutritional factors during pregnancy have been linked to foetal brain development and subsequent offspring behaviour. Less is known about associations between maternal dietary patterns and offspring behaviour. METHODS: Within a population-based cohort, we assessed maternal diet using a food frequency questionnaire. Three dietary patterns were derived ...
Uzun Işıl - - 2013
Abstract Objectives: To find an effective way to predict cesarean section (CS) before induction of labor. Methods: Nulliparous women at ≥41 weeks of pregnancy were enrolled in study. Bishop score, cervical length, posterior cervical angle, quantification of the cervical stromal echogenity by tissue histograms and opening of the internal cervical ...
Hutcheon Jennifer A JA Department of Obstetrics & Gynaecology, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada. - - 2013
To establish the unbiased relation between maternal weight gain in pregnancy and perinatal health, a classification for maternal weight gain is needed that is uncorrelated with gestational age. The goal of this study was to create a weight-gain-for-gestational-age percentile and z score chart to describe the mean, SD, and selected ...
Tomassetti C - - 2013
STUDY QUESTION: Can the ability of the endometriosis fertility index (EFI) to predict non-assisted reproductive technology (ART) pregnancy after endometriosis surgery be confirmed by an external validation study? SUMMARY ANSWER: The significant relationship between the EFI score and the time to non-ART pregnancy observed in our study represents an external ...
Minamiguchi Sachiko - - 2013
Systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) and pregnancy-induced hypertension (PIH) are related to premature delivery and intrauterine growth restriction (IUGR), and share histological findings of the placenta. Association with complement dysregulation has been reported in pregnancy for both disorders. The purpose of this study was to investigate the utility of C4d immunohistochemistry ...
Tenyi Tamas - - 2013
We report on a case of a patient with schizophrenia who was taking 700 mg extended release quetiapine fumarate during her entire pregnancy to prevent relapse. At week 41 she gave birth to a healthy boy. The newborn's weight was 3410 gramms, his height was 49 cm, his Apgar score ...
Strøm-Roum Ellen M - - 2013
OBJECTIVES: To study the association of maternal diabetes mellitus with placental weight, birthweight and placental to birthweight ratio. DESIGN: Population-based study. SETTING: Medical Birth Registry of Norway. POPULATION: All singleton births in Norway during 1999-2008 (n= 536 997). METHODS: We compared the distribution of placental weight z-scores and placental to ...
Jensen Hans Mørch - - 2013
BACKGROUND: Use of antidepressants during pregnancy has been associated with a low Apgar score in infants but a contribution from the underlying depressive disorder might influence this association. AIMS: To estimate the effects of maternal depression and use of antidepressants during pregnancy on low Apgar scores (<7) 5 min after ...
Rondó P H C - - 2013
Background/objective:To assess the relationship between maternal stress and distress in pregnancy and 5-8 years postpartum and child nutritional status.Subjects/methods:Longitudinal cohort study carried out in Jundiai city, Southeast Brazil, involving 409 women followed throughout pregnancy to 5-8 years postpartum, and respective children. Measures of stress and distress were obtained three times ...
Gage Suzanne H SH Centre for Causal Analyses in Translational Epidemiology, School of Social and Community Medicine, Bristol, United Kingdom. - - 2013
An association of gestational weight gain (GWG) with offspring cognition has been postulated. We used data from the Avon Longitudinal Study of Parents and Children, a United Kingdom prospective cohort (1990 through the present) with a median of 10 maternal weight measurements in pregnancy. These were used to allocate participants ...
Taal H Rob - - 2013
BACKGROUND: Maternal psychological distress during pregnancy might lead to higher fetal cortisol exposure, which subsequently leads to fetal cardiovascular developmental adaptations and cardiovascular dysfunction in later life. AIMS: We examined whether maternal and paternal psychological distress was associated with the cardiovascular outcome measurements in school age children. STUDY DESIGN AND ...
Williams Fiona L R - - 2013
Context:Relatively little is known in euthyroid populations about the changes in maternal thyroid hormones during pregnancy, the nature of the relationship to cord thyroid hormone levels, and subsequent infant neurodevelopment.Objectives:The aim of the study was to describe the relationship between maternal and cord thyroid hormone parameters and to describe their ...
Abele Harald - - 2013
OBJECTIVE: To examine whether the cavum septi pellucidi (CSP) is larger in second and third trimester fetuses with chromosomal abnormalities than in euploid fetuses. METHODS: Retrospective study utilizing stored 2D images of second and third trimester fetuses between 18 and 40 week' gestation from the Department of prenatal medicine at ...
Julvez Jordi - - 2013
BACKGROUND:: The fetus depends on maternal thyroid hormones during pregnancy for normal brain development. Little is known about the effects of subclinical hypothyroidism and mild hypothyroxinemia during pregnancy on neurodevelopment of the child. METHODS:: We evaluated a population-based birth cohort in Spain. A total of 1761 children and their mothers ...
Emmatty Rishi - - 2013
Gingival changes in pregnancy have been attributed to changes in the subgingival biofilm related to hormonal variations. To evaluate the subgingival plaque microflora in pregnant and nonpregnant women to determine if pregnancy induces any alterations in the subgingival plaque and to associate these changes with changes in periodontal status. Thirty ...
Kurjak Asim - - 2013
Abstract Aims: The primary aim of this study was to compare circulatory changes in the fetal brain under certain pathological conditions with alterations in fetal behavior. Patients and methods: A prospective longitudinal cohort study on fetal behavior of fetuses from singleton pregnancies between the 28th and 38th gestational week in ...
Ehrenthal Deborah B - - 2013
: To examine the independent contribution of risk factors developing during pregnancy to subsequent risk of obesity in young children. : We conducted a historical cohort study using data from electronic medical records of mothers and their 3,302 singleton offspring born between 2004 and 2007 at a community-based obstetric facility ...
Turner Kathy - - 2013
The role of stress in reproduction, particularly during treatment for infertility, has been of considerable interest; however, few studies have objectively measured stress and anxiety over the course of the IVF cycle or compared the experience of first-time and repeat patients. This prospective cohort pilot study enrolled 44 women undergoing ...
Check J H - - 2013
To determine if the additional burden of low percentage motility reduces the chance that sperm with low hypoosmotic swelling (HOS) test scores will achieve a pregnancy following in vitro fertilization (IVF) with intracytoplasmic sperm injections (ICSI). Couples undergoing IVF-embryo transfer (ET) and ICSI for low HOS tests (< 50%) were ...
Alati Rosa - - 2013
The impact of low-to-moderate levels of alcohol consumption during pregnancy on child cognitive outcomes has been of recent concern. This study has tested the hypothesis that low-to-moderate maternal alcohol use in pregnancy is associated with lower school test scores at age 11 in the offspring via intrauterine mechanisms. We used ...
Tubman A - - 2013
To determine the confounding effect, if any, of poor motility of sperm that are already compromised by an abnormal hypo-osmotic swelling (HOS) test on pregnancy outcome following in vitro fertilization-embryo transfer (IVF-ET) and intracytoplasmic sperm injection (ICSI). Clinical and live-delivered pregnancy and implantation rates were retrospectively evaluated in first cycles ...
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