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Yazici Esra E Department of Psychiatry , Medical Faculty, Sakarya University Training and Research Hospital , Turkey - - 2014
Abstract Aim: There are many studies on the mood disorders that occur during pregnancy, but no studies that question how affective temperaments, which are the antecedents of the mood disorders, are influenced by pregnancy. This study aims to examine the affective temperaments in women without any psychiatric diagnoses during the ...
Hernández-Martínez Antonio A Obstetrics Unit, Gerencia de Atención Integrada de Alcazar de San Juan, Ciudad Real, Spain, C/Gerona 25, Tomelloso, 13700, Ciudad Real, Spain, - - 2014
To assess the main neonatal morbidity results in relation to induced labour indications. Historical groups from a total of 3,817 deliveries over a three year period (2009, 2010 and 2011) in "Mancha-Centro" Hospital (Alcázar de San Juan) formed the study group. All programmed and non-avoidable caesarean sections and pregnancies under ...
Hutcheon Jennifer A JA From the Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada (JAH), and the Departments of Epidemiology and Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences, Graduate School of Public Health and School of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA - - 2014
Current approaches for establishing public health guidelines on the recommended range of weight gain in pregnancy are subjective and nonsystematic.OBJECTIVE : In this article, we outline how decision-making on gestational weight-gain guidelines could be aided by quantitative approaches used in noninferiority trials.DESIGN: We reviewed the theoretical application of noninferiority margins ...
Kitai Toshihiro T Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Osaka General Medical Center, 3-1-56 Bandaihigashi, Sumiyoshi-ku, Osaka, 558-0056, - - 2014
To assess and compare maternal and neonatal outcomes of pregnancy with or without mental disorders. We performed a retrospective cohort study of births at our institution from January 2009 to December 2011, which included all live singleton births during these 3 years. Women emergently transferred to our institution in the middle ...
Wang Yanlin Y 1] Prenatal Diagnosis Center, International Peace Maternity and Child Health Hospital, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Shanghai, China [2] Key Laboratory of Molecular Medicine, Ministry of Education, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Institutes of Biomedical Sciences, Shanghai Medical College, Fudan University, Shanghai, - - 2014
Semiconductor high-throughput sequencing, represented by Ion Torrent PGM/Proton, proves to be feasible in the noninvasive prenatal diagnosis of fetal aneuploidies. It is commendable that, with less data and relevant cost also, an accurate result can be achieved owing to the high sensitivity and specificity of such kind of technology. We ...
Cakmak Bulent B Gaziosmanpasa University School of Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Tokat, - - 2014
Abstract Objective: To assess postural balance in females with pregnancies complicated by hyperemesis gravidarum (HG). Methods: In this observational study, postural balance during the first trimester was measured using the Biodex Balance System (BBS) in 41 pregnant females (20 females with pregnancies complicated by HG and 21 healthy controls). The ...
Ewodo Symphorien S Université de Douala, Faculté de médecine et des sciences pharmaceutiques, Cameroun, Hôpital général de Douala, - - 2014
The multimeric glycoprotein Von Willebrand factor (vWF), is produced by vascular endothelium and platelet. If some constitutionals deficiencies leading to hemorrhagic syndrome have been explored in the literature, increased production of vWF observed during cellular distress and pregnancy have not been explored in our milieu. The aim of this study ...
Parra-Saavedra Miguel M Department of Maternal-Fetal Medicine, Institute Clínic of Gynecology, Obstetrics and Neonatology (ICGON), Hospital Clinic-IDIBAPS, University of Barcelona and Centre for Biomedical Research on Rare Diseases (CIBER-ER), Barcelona, Spain; Maternal-Fetal Unit, CEDIFETAL, Centro de Diagnóstico de Ultrasonido e Imágenes, CEDIUL, Barranquilla, - - 2014
To investigate whether signs of placental underperfusion (PUP), defined as any maternal and/or fetal vascular pathology, confer a higher risk of neonatal morbidity in late-onset small for gestational age (SGA) fetuses with normal umbilical artery Doppler. A cohort of 126 SGA singleton fetuses with normal umbilical artery Doppler delivered after ...
Pereira Susana S Harris Birthright Research Centre of Fetal Medicine, King's College Hospital, London, - - 2014
To examine the potential value of pre-induction cervical length, cervical elastography and angle of progression (AOP) in the prediction of successful vaginal delivery and the induction-to-delivery interval. This was a prospective study in 99 women with singleton pregnancy attending for pre-induction ultrasound assessment at 35-42 weeks' gestation. Cervical length, elastographic ...
Baken Leonie L Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Division of Obstetrics and Prenatal Medicine, Erasmus MC, University Medical Centre Rotterdam, The - - 2014
While second and third-trimester reference curves for human foetal hand-growth allows for identification several genetic syndromes, little is known about first-trimester hand-growth. We investigated first-trimester hand-growth in euploid and aneuploid foetuses. Between 9-12 weeks gestational age (GA), wrist width, hand width, hand length, and hand index were measured in three-dimensional ...
Prior Tomas T Centre for Fetal Care, Queen Charlotte's and Chelsea Hospital, and the Institute for Reproductive and Developmental Biology, Imperial College London, London, United Kingdom; and the Mater Research Institute-University of Queensland, South Brisbane, Queensland, - - 2014
The majority of intrapartum fetal hypoxia occurs in uncomplicated pregnancies. Current intrapartum monitoring techniques have not resulted in a reduction in the incidence of cerebral palsy in term neonates. We report the development of a composite risk score to allow risk stratification of normal pregnancies before labor. Six hundred one ...
Capponi Sarah S Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, - - 2014
Paternal support is related to positive pregnancy outcomes. We explored the relationship between paternal involvement and maternal smoking and alcohol consumption during pregnancy. This was an institutional review board-approved cross-sectional study. Pregnant women between the ages of 18 and 44 years old and their partners were surveyed in the outpatient ...
Koren Gideon G The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario, - - 2014
Nausea and vomiting of pregnancy affect up to 90% of all pregnancies. Diclectin and Diclegis (delayed-release 10 mg doxylamine-10 mg pyridoxine combination) is the only antiemetic approved in the United States and Canada for nausea and vomiting of pregnancy at a maximum dose of 4 tablets per day. However, some ...
Advolodkina Polina P SUNY Downstate Medical Center, Brooklyn, - - 2014
Proteinuria and blood pressure (BP) are essential features of preeclampsia. Few studies have characterized their effects on fetal outcomes. The objective of this study was to identify if proteinuria and BP affect fetal weight and Apgar scores. A population-based cross-sectional study was conducted of all of preeclamptic mothers who delivered ...
Mortazavi Forough F School of Nursing and Midwifery, Sabzevar University of Medical Sciences, Sabzevar, IR - - 2014
One of the elements of the broadening focus of health care beyond its traditional and restricted concept has been the increasing adoption quality of life approach to health care research and practice. To investigate the QOL of women in the third trimester of pregnancy and at 8 weeks postpartum and ...
Sheikhi Abdolkarim A Department of Immunology, Dezful University of Medical Sciences , Dezful , Iran - - 2014
Abstract Background: Pre-eclampsia, a hypertensive disorder of pregnancy is the main cause of fetal and maternal morbidity and mortality. Growing evidences suggest that placental oxidative stress involves in the pathogenesis of pre-eclampsia. The HSP70 is a novel marker of oxidative stress which binds with high avidity to LOX-1. The aim ...
Høyer B B BB Danish Ramazzini Centre, Department of Occupational Medicine, Aarhus University Hospital, Aarhus C, - - 2014
Objective:To investigate the association between maternal pregnancy and estimated postnatal serum concentrations of the organochlorines 2,2',4,4',5,5'-hexachlorobiphenyl (CB-153) and 1,1-dichloro-2,2-bis(p-chlorophenyl)ethylene (p,p'-DDE) and body mass index (BMI) z-scores in five to nine-year-old children.Methods:Maternal sera from the INUENDO birth cohort (2002-2004) comprising mother-child pairs (N=1109) from Greenland, Warsaw (Poland) and Kharkiv (Ukraine) were ...
Roemer V M VM Institute of feto-maternal medicine, Detmold, - - 2014
Using the naked eye evaluation of fetal heart rate (fhr) patterns remains difficult and is not complete. Computer-aided analysis of the fhr offers the opportunity to analyze fhr patterns completely and to detect all changes due to hypoxia and acidosis. It was the goal of this study to analyze the ...
Ahmed Magdy R MR Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Faculty of Medicine, Suez Canal University, Ismailia, - - 2014
The aim of this study was to assess the prevalence of female sexual dysfunction (FSD) during pregnancy in a sample of women from Egypt. This prospective cohort study was conducted among pregnant women who presented to the Obstetrics Outpatient Clinic - Suez Canal University Hospital for routine antenatal care between ...
Johannessen Hh H Department of Physiotherapy, Østfold Hospital Trust, Fredrikstad, Norway; Department of Public Health and General Practice, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim, - - 2014
To evaluate the association between different types of anal incontinence (AI) and Quality of Life (QoL) in late pregnancy. Cross-sectional study. Two maternity units in Norway 2009-2010. Primiparae aged 18 or over. Participants answered questions about AI during the last 4 weeks of pregnancy on the St. Mark's score and impact ...
Gapp-Born Elodie E Department of obstetrics and gynaecology, Strasbourg University Teaching Hospital, - - 2014
Quintero staging provides an incomplete evaluation of twin-to-twin transfusion syndrome (TTTS) because it doesn't include cardiovascular parameters. The principal aim of this study is to evaluate the prognostic value of the Children's Hospital Of Philadelphia score (CHOP) and modified myocardic performance index (MPI), described by Hernandez-Andrade et al., on the ...
Dweik Diána D Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Szeged, - - 2014
To assess birth preferences in a sample of Hungarian pregnant women and identify determinants of ambivalence or clear choices for cesarean section throughout pregnancy. Design Follow-up two-point questionnaire survey. University department of obstetrics and gynecology in Hungary. 413 women with low-risk, singleton pregnancies where there was no awareness of medical ...
Inanir Ahmet A Gaziosmanpasa University School of Medicine, Department of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation, 60100 Tokat, Turkey. Electronic address: - - 2014
The hormonal, anatomical and physiological states change during pregnancy. Due to these alterations, pregnant women are at increased risk of falling throughout this period. The aim of this study is to evaluate postural equilibrium and risk of falls during pregnancy by comparing dynamic postural stability between pregnant and non-pregnant control ...
von Ruesten Anne - - 2014
Pregnancy is a major life event for women and often connected with changes in diet and lifestyle and natural gestational weight gain. However, excessive weight gain during pregnancy may lead to postpartum weight retention and add to the burden of increasing obesity prevalence. Therefore, it is of interest to examine ...
Cakmak Bulent B Gaziosmanpasa University School of Medicine Obstetrics and Gynecology. Electronic address: - - 2014
The purpose of this study was to evaluate the effect of maternity support belts (MSB) on postural balance during pregnancy. Prospective, observational cohort study. Outpatient visits at a university hospital, obstetrics and gynecology clinic. A total of 90 pregnant women (the first, second and third trimester of pregnancy; 30 pregnant ...
Napolitano R R Nuffield Department of Obstetrics & Gynaecology, University of Oxford, Oxford, - - 2014
Fetal crown-rump length (CRL) measurement by ultrasound in the first trimester is the standard method for pregnancy dating; however, a multitude of CRL equations to estimate gestational age (GA) are reported in the literature. To evaluate the methodological quality used in studies reporting CRL equations to estimate GA using a ...
Niclasen Janni J Department of Psychology, University of Copenhagen, Øster Farimagsgade 2A, 1353, Copenhagen K, Denmark, - - 2014
The purpose of this study was to investigate associations of maternal binge drinking in early and late pregnancy with child behavioural and emotional development at age seven. It was hypothesised that late exposure is associated with more negative outcomes than early exposure. Differences were expected on the continuous outcome measures, ...
Berger D S DS Montefiore's Institute for Reproductive Medicine and Health, 141 South Central Ave, Suite 201, Hartsdale, NY, 10530, - - 2014
The association between pronuclear (PN) scoring of embryos from assisted reproductive technology (ART) and clinical pregnancy remains controversial. We hypothesized that embryos with PNs scored on the day of fertilization check offer better embryo selection on day 3 and higher CPR compared to non-PN scored embryos. Patients (19-46 years) undergoing IVF/ICSI ...
Erez Offer O Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Soroka University Medical Center, School of Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, - - 2014
The objectives of this study were: 1) To determine the component needed to generate a validated DIC score during pregnancy. 2) To validate such scoring system in the identification of patients with clinical diagnosis of DIC. This is a population based retrospective study, including all women who gave birth at ...
Mortazavi Forough F 0000-0001-8190-0569 Department of Midwifery, Faculty of Nursing and Midwifery, Sabzevar University of Medical Sciences, Sabzevar 9613873136, - - 2014
Objectives. This study was conducted to determine whether maternal quality of life (QOL) and breastfeeding difficulties influence the continuation of exclusive breastfeeding (EBF). Methods. In a survey, 358 consecutive pregnant women filled out a quality of life questionnaire in the third trimester of pregnancy and the breastfeeding experience scale at ...
Bogdanovic Gordana - - 2014
The objective of the study was to examine whether cardiotocography can (CTG) predict asphyxia of the embryo, manifested as hypoxic-ischemic encephalopathy (HIE), and to what extent one can rely on CTG record. Retrospective research was carried out at the Clinic for Gynecology and Obstetrics UKC Tuzla and medical documentation from ...
Zou Shi-En SE Department of Gynecology, Obstetrics and Gynecology Hospital of Fudan University Shanghai 200090, - - 2014
The aim of the present study was to assess the objectivity and accuracy of a new system to evaluate pregnancy prognosis in tubal factor infertility (TFI) patients. Retrospective study in 469 TFI patients were pre- and postoperatively scored using the new system as mild, moderate or severe TFI, based on ...
Berglind D D Department of Public Health Sciences, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, - - 2013
What is already known about this subject Large maternal gestational weight gain (GWG) is associated with increased birth weight and increased risk of obesity in offspring later in life. Pregnancies after bariatric surgery are associated with lower birth weight and lower risk of metabolic pregnancy complications compared with pre-surgery pregnancies. ...
Wang Wenjun - - 2013
Endometriosis is a common disease. The most widely used staging system of endometriosis is the revised American Fertility Society classification (r-AFS classification) which has limited predictive ability for pregnancy after surgery. The endometriosis fertility index (EFI) is used to predict fecundity after endometriosis surgery. This diagnostic accuracy study was designed ...
Päkkilä Fanni F Departments of Obstetrics and Gynecology (F.P., A.-L.H., M.V., E.S.) and Clinical Chemistry (A.R.), and Clinic of Child Psychiatry (I.M.), University of Oulu and Oulu University Hospital, 90029 OYS, Oulu, Finland; Institute of Health Sciences (F.P., M.-R.J.), University of Oulu, 90220 Oulu, Finland; Department of Children, Young People, and Families (F.P., A.P., H.-M.S., A.B., M.-R.J.), National Institute for Health and Welfare, 00271 Helsinki, Finland; Epidemiology Branch (T.M.), Division of Intramural Population Health Research, Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland 20892; and Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics (M.-R.J.), Imperial College London, London SW7 2AZ, United - - 2014
Context: Maternal hypothyroidism during pregnancy is associated with adverse neuropsychological development in the offspring. Objective: The objective of the study was to evaluate the effect of maternal thyroid dysfunction during pregnancy on a child's attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) symptoms. Design, Settings, and Participants: The prospective, population-based Northern Finland Birth Cohort 1986 ...
Turner John Jd - - 2013
Background:The recreational drug MDMA (3,4-methylenedioxymethamphetamine) or 'Ecstasy' is associated with heightened psychiatric distress and feelings of depression. The Drugs and Infancy Study (DAISY) monitored the psychiatric symptom profiles of mothers who used Ecstasy/MDMA while pregnant, and followed them over the first year post-partum.Methods:We compared 28 young women whom took MDMA ...
Best Candace - - 2013
In time, microbicides may provide women with dual prevention against pregnancy and STDs. Although several microbicide dimensions have been evaluated, little is known about women's preferences for contraceptive microbicides and correlates of these preferences. Acceptability of a hypothetical contraceptive microbicide cream or jelly was examined among a -clinic-based sample of ...
Hinkle Stefanie N - - 2013
Nulliparity is associated with lower birthweight, but few studies have examined how within-mother changes in risk factors impact this association. We used longitudinal electronic medical record data from a hospital-based cohort of consecutive singleton live births from 2002-2010 in Utah. To reduce bias from unobserved pregnancies, primary analyses were limited ...
Chen W - - 2013
This study was to investigate the efficiency and safety of vaginal Propess as a methodology for cervical ripening and labour induction in full-term pregnant patients. Women at term with a Bishop's score of < 6 and without any contraindications, such as vaginal delivery, prostaglandin and oxytocin in induction of labour, ...
Gallo Dahiana Marcela - - 2013
Objectives: To determine maternal characteristics affecting uterine artery pulsatility index (PI) in normal pregnancies at 20-24 weeks' gestation and examine in pregnancies with preeclampsia (PE) the relation between uterine artery PI multiple of the median (MoM) and severity of disease. Methods: Uterine artery PI was measured at 20-24 weeks in ...
Geisinger Maria L - - 2013
Pregnant women demonstrate increases in gingivitis despite similar plaque levels to non-pregnant counterparts. To evaluate an intensive protocol aimed at reducing gingivitis in pregnant women and provide pilot data for large-scale randomized controlled trials investigating oral hygiene measures to reduce pregnancy gingivitis and alter maternity outcomes. 120 participants between 16-24 ...
Lawrence Gabriella M - - 2013
Studies demonstrate associations between changes in obesity-related phenotypes and cardiovascular risk. While maternal pre-pregnancy BMI (mppBMI) and gestational weight gain (GWG) may be associated with adult offspring adiposity, no study has examined associations with obesity changes. Objectives: We examined associations of mppBMI and GWG with longitudinal change in offspring's BMI ...
Rowe Heather J - - 2013
To describe self-reported maternal-fetal emotional attachment in adolescent women over the course of pregnancy, compare it with adult pregnant women, and identify risk factors for poor attachment. A prospective cohort study. Young mothers' clinics in 2 public hospitals in metropolitan Melbourne, Australia PARTICIPANTS: English-speaking young women aged 20 years and ...
Attanasio Laura - - 2013
Background:Postpartum employment is associated with non-initiation and early cessation of breastfeeding, but less is known about the relationship between prenatal employment and breastfeeding intentions and behaviors.Objective:This study aimed to estimate the relationship between prenatal employment status, a strong predictor of postpartum return to work, and breastfeeding intentions and behaviors.Methods:Using data ...
Coker Elise L - - 2013
Pregnancy produces significant changes in a woman's body weight and shape. This study examines changes in body mass index (BMI) and Quality of Life related to Eating Disorders (QOLED) prior to, during and after pregnancy in both women with and without eating disorders. Prospective study. Royal North Shore Hospital, Northshore ...
Luo Guangju - - 2013
Abstract Numerous studies have addressed the significance of marginal and membranous umbilical cord (UC) insertion. Recent reports suggest that eccentrically inserted UC may also be important. We conducted a case control study to assess the potential relevance of peripheral insertion of UC (PIUC), defined as <3cm from the nearest margin. ...
Costa Verbenia N - - 2013
To examine the correlation of cardiac B-type natriuretic peptide (BNP) concentrations in umbilical cord blood at birth with fetal Doppler parameters and pH at birth. Prospective cross-sectional study with the following inclusion criteria: women with a singleton pregnancy, placental insufficiency characterized by increased pulsatility index (PI) of the umbilical artery ...
Bahadori Fatemeh - - 2013
Induction of labor is conducted in special fetal or maternal conditions. Labor is induced in about 20% of women. The AIM of this study was realizing the relationship between some factors including cervical ripening and also response to induction so we could predict the induction outcome better. The present prospective ...
Lee Tsung-Hsien - - 2013
This study aimed to clarify the usefulness of blastocyst scores and female age as embryo competence markers for embryo transfer in in vitro fertilization (IVF) cycles. A total of 352 IVF cycles were investigated. The relevance of blastocyst scores and female age to pregnancy outcome was assessed by logistic regression analysis. ...
Saberi Farzaneh F Department of Midwifery, Faculty of Nursing and Midwifery, Kashan University of Medical Sciences, Kashan, IR - - 2013
Nausea and vomiting of pregnancy (NVP) is the most common medical condition of pregnancy, affecting up to 85% of expecting mothers. NVP can have serious adverse effects on the quality of a woman's life, social, and domestic functioning, and her general well-being. Therefore, it is very important to treat this ...
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