Search Results
Results 101 - 150 of 1289
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 >
Hayes Rachel M - - 2012
The purpose of this study was to describe antidepressant medication use patterns during pregnancy and pregnancy outcomes. We evaluated a cohort of 228,876 singleton pregnancies that were covered by Tennessee Medicaid, 1995-2007. Of 23,280 pregnant women with antidepressant prescriptions before pregnancy, 75% of them filled none in the second or ...
Staat Barton C - - 2012
The aim of this study was to determine relative contributions of transplacental flux vs. fetal production for inositol and mannose in normal term pregnancies. Seven term uncomplicated pregnancies undergoing cesarean section were infused with (13)C- and (2)H-labeled isotopes of glucose, inositol, and mannose until a steady state was achieved. Maternal ...
Qu Fan F Women's Hospital, School of Medicine, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, Zhejiang, - - 2012
The objective of this article was to conduct a systematic review with meta-analysis of the trials of acupuncture during in vitro fertilization (IVF) or intracytoplasmic sperm injection (ICSI) treatment on the outcomes of clinical pregnancy, biochemical pregnancy, ongoing pregnancy, implantation rate, live birth, and miscarriage. The search was conducted by ...
Tarim Ebru - - 2012
Aim: Our aim in this study was to examine the risk factors associated with gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) in women who did not have GDM during a previous pregnancy. Materials and methods: In this retrospective cohort study, we reviewed the charts of all pregnant women who delivered two pregnancies between ...
Chatzi L - - 2012
BACKGROUND/AIMS: Maternal personality may increase vulnerability to stress, which could lead to an unfavourable intrauterine environment to the fetus. We sought to investigate the impact of maternal personality traits on adverse birth outcomes such as preterm birth, and fetal growth restriction in the mother-child cohort study (RHEA Study) in Crete, ...
Severi Filiberto M - - 2012
BACKGROUND: This study investigates the possible relationship between ultrasound estimated fetal weight (EFW) at third trimester and the risk of preterm birth following spontaneous preterm labor in otherwise uncomplicated pregnancies. METHODS: We performed a nested case-control study including 281 cases of spontaneous preterm labor with preterm delivery in the third ...
Tocce Kristina M - - 2012
The purpose of this study was to determine contraceptive continuation and repeat pregnancy rates in adolescents who are offered immediate postpartum etonogestrel implant (IPI) insertion. Participants in an adolescent prenatal-postnatal program were enrolled in a prospective observational study of IPI insertion (IPI group, 171) vs other methods (control group, 225). ...
Walker M G - - 2012
OBJECTIVES: Since pregnancies with a male fetus have higher perinatal complications attributed to placental dysfunction, including severe pre-eclampsia and intrauterine growth restriction, the objective of our study was to formally evaluate placental pathology for a placental origin of these sex-specific differences. DESIGN: Retrospective study at Mount Sinai Hospital in Toronto, ...
Krakauer Yonit - - 2012
OBJECTIVE: To investigate factors associated with latent syphilis and pregnancy outcome among women with latent syphilis. METHODS: A retrospective population-based study was conducted to compare all pregnancies among women with and without latent syphilis at Soroka University Medical Center, Be'er-Sheva, Israel, between 1988 and 2010. Stratified analysis using a multiple ...
Vihinen Pia - - 2012
Background. The influence of pregnancy on survival in melanoma has been a controversial issue. Objective. In this retrospective study we investigated whether pregnancy (overall or temporally melanoma-related) has any effect on melanoma progression or patient outcome. Methods. Patient data were collected from Turku University Hospital records concerning all women in ...
Sukur Yavuz Emre - - 2012
OBJECTIVE: To identify patient and cycle parameters that relate to spontaneous reduction in multiple pregnancies following in vitro fertilization (IVF) and embryo transfer (ET). STUDY DESIGN: A retrospective cohort study was conducted in an academic infertility center. All IVF cycles between January 2007 and June 2008 were evaluated and 69 ...
Aboulghar Mona M - - 2012
The aim of this study was to evaluate the effect of vaginal natural progesterone on the prevention of preterm birth in IVF/intracytoplasmic sperm injection (ICSI) pregnancies. A single-centre prospective placebo-controlled randomized study was performed. A total of 313 IVF/ICSI pregnant patients were randomized into two groups for either treatment with ...
Chen Kuo-Hu - - 2012
This prospective cohort study aims to clarify the role of preterm placental calcification in high-risk (i.e., hypertension, diabetes, placenta previa or severe anemia) pregnant women as a predictor of poor uteroplacental blood flow (absent or reverse end-diastolic velocity [AREDV]) and adverse pregnancy outcome. Monthly ultrasound was performed starting at 28 ...
Tuuli Methodius G - - 2012
: Uterine synechiae have generally been considered benign findings in pregnancy. We used a large perinatal database to test the hypothesis that uterine synechiae are associated with pregnancy complications. : We performed a retrospective cohort study of women with singleton pregnancies presenting for routine ultrasonographic examinations at 17-22 weeks from ...
Singh Renu - - 2012
The international standard decision-to-delivery interval (DDI) for emergency Caesarean sections (CSs) is ≤30 minutes but there is little evidence to support this recommendation. The aim of this study was to evaluate DDI for emergency CS and its relationship to perinatal outcome. We undertook a prospective observational study of consecutive cases ...
Benaglia Laura - - 2012
BACKGROUNDThere is a growing consensus that ovarian endometriomas should not be systematically removed in women selected for IVF. However, some recent evidence suggested that the presence of these cysts may negatively affect the course of pregnancy.METHODSWe set up a multicenter retrospective cohort study, including two infertility units. We analyzed data ...
King Jennifer R - - 2012
Abstract Objective: To determine the composite risk of maternal and neonatal morbidity in pregnancies with suspected fetal macrosomia. Methods: In a retrospective study of laboring women delivering singleton, term neonates, we defined 3 groups of patients by estimated fetal weight (EFW) in grams, using ultrasound: (1) <4000, (2) 4000-4499, and ...
Pelucchi Claudio - - 2012
BACKGROUND: The study of probiotics to prevent allergic conditions has yielded conflicting results in children. We undertook a meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials to investigate whether probiotic use during pregnancy and early life decreases the incidence of atopic dermatitis and immunoglobulin E (IgE)-associated atopic dermatitis in infants and young children. ...
Papadopoulou Eleni - - 2012
PURPOSE: We examined whether high doses of folic acid and iron supplementation in early-to-mid pregnancy affect the risk of preterm birth, low birth weight, and small for gestational age neonates, in the mother-child cohort in Crete, Greece (Rhea study). METHODS: We included 1,279 women with singleton pregnancies with complete data ...
Yeniel A Ozgur - - 2012
AIM: To examine the association between placenta previa and adverse perinatal outcomes such as low birth weight, preterm delivery, stillbirth and fetal growth restriction (FGR). METHODS: This retrospective cohort study includes 12,034 delivered pregnant women who were recruited for the study between 2004 and 2010 in Ege University Hospital. Data ...
Thomas Sanjeev V - - 2012
We aimed to characterize the seizure pattern during pregnancy in a large cohort of women with epilepsy (WWE) and identify possible predictors of seizure relapse during pregnancy. We recorded the antiepileptic drug (AED) use and seizure frequency for WWE during the prepregnancy month and pregnancy. The seizure profile was correlated ...
El Marroun Hanan - - 2012
CONTEXT: Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) are frequently prescribed to pregnant women, but knowledge about their unintended effects on child health is scarce. OBJECTIVE: To examine the effects of maternal SSRI use during pregnancy on fetal growth and birth outcomes. DESIGN: The study was embedded in the Generation R Study, ...
Leung Vivian W Y - - 2012
To derive summary estimates of observed pregnancy rates in women who used the Yuzpe or levonorgestrel emergency contraceptive regimen and identify the various ways in which data related to regimen effectiveness were reported, to discuss the limitations of the effectiveness estimates as they are currently reported, and to propose alternative ...
Kim Hyung Joon - - 2012
OBJECTIVE: To establish prognostic data regarding fetal hydronephrosis using the anteroposterior diameter (APD) and the need for interventional surgery in the Korean population. METHODS: A total of 187 children with an APD of ≥4 mm on obstetric ultrasound scans at any gestational age were retrospectively reviewed. The affected renal units ...
Lesko Jennifer - - 2012
: To estimate the rates of pregnancy outcomes of women after bariatric surgery relative to women in a control groups. : The study was a chart review. Presurgery and prepregnancy body mass index (BMI) were calculated for 70 patients who had undergone bariatric surgery and who had a subsequent singleton ...
Gordon Adrienne - - 2012
: To estimate the risk of stillbirth in a second pregnancy when previous stillbirth, preterm, and small-for-gestational age (SGA) births occurred in the previous pregnancy. : This was a population-based cohort study in New South Wales Australia from 2002 to 2006. Singleton births in a first pregnancy were linked to ...
Farkash Evelina - - 2012
OBJECTIVE: To test the incidence and sonographic parameters of pyelonephritis during pregnancy, and to examine risk factors and pregnancy outcomes of women with acute antepartum pyelonephritis. STUDY DESIGN: A retrospective population-based study comparing all singleton pregnancies of patients with and without acute antepartum pyelonephritis was performed. Patients lacking prenatal care ...
Khashan Ali S - - 2012
BACKGROUND & AIMS: Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is the most commonly diagnosed gastrointestinal condition and is most prevalent in women of reproductive age. We investigated the effects of IBS on risk for adverse outcomes from pregnancy. METHODS: We conducted a cohort study using the UK General Practice Research Database. The ...
Nordeng Hedvig - - 2012
ABSTRACT: Results of previous studies on the safety of antidepressants during pregnancy have been conflicting. The primary objective of this study was to investigate whether first-trimester exposure to antidepressants, specifically selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs), was associated with increased risk of congenital malformations. The secondary objective was to examine the ...
Mawhinney E - - 2012
BACKGROUND: Use of valproate in pregnancy, especially in doses over 1000mg a day, is known to be associated with a higher risk for major congenital malformations compared with other antiepileptic drugs. We sought to investigate whether the increased risk could be minimised by using controlled release or divided daily doses ...
Nørgaard Lone N - - 2012
Objective. To describe the incidence of placenta previa and to assess neonatal morbidity and mortality in pregnancies with placenta previa after adjustment for previous cesarean section, smoking, multiparity, maternal age and in-vitro fertilization. Design. National cohort study. Setting. Danish national IVF-, birth- and patient registers. Population. All pregnancies in Denmark ...
Jou Hei-Jen - - 2012
OBJECTIVE: To investigate risk factors for blood transfusion in pregnancy. METHODS: In a population-based study, data from all women with singleton pregnancies (n=225 304) admitted for delivery in Taiwanese hospitals in 2002 were obtained from the National Health Insurance claims database. To identify risk factors for blood transfusion, a logistic ...
Deshpande Neha A - - 2012
Approximately 14,000 women of reproductive age in the US are currently living after liver transplantation (LT), and another 500 undergo LT each year. Although LT improves reproductive function in women with advanced liver disease, the associated pregnancy outcomes and maternal-fetal risks have not been quantified in a broad manner. To ...
Ribeiro Renata Lopes - - 2012
Abstract Objectives: To identify potential associations between fetal surveillance tests and acidosis at birth in pregnancies with abnormal but positive end-diastolic velocity in the umbilical artery. Methods: A prospective case-control study [group 1: pH < 7.2; group 2: pH ≥ 7.2] including 46 fetuses with abnormal but positive end-diastolic velocity ...
Takacs Peter P Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine, Miami, USA. - - 2012
To measure and compare placental mRNA expression in the maternal circulation among women with intrauterine and ectopic pregnancies. Plasma was collected from patients in early pregnancy at risk of ectopic pregnancy. Clinical information was prospectively collected and entered into a dedicated database. mRNA was isolated from maternal plasma and quantitative ...
Khalid S - - 2012
Please cite this paper as: Khalid S, Dimitriou E, Conroy R, Paraskevaides E, Kyrgiou M, Harrity C, Arbyn M, Prendiville W. The thickness and volume of LLETZ specimens can predict the relative risk of pregnancy-related morbidity. BJOG 2012; DOI: 10.1111/j.1471-0528.2011.03252.x. Objective  The aim of this study was to determine if ...
Raatikainen Kaisa - - 2012
BACKGROUNDAdverse obstetric outcomes in pregnancies achieved through assisted reproductive technology (ART) could either be due to the technology or to the underlying subfertility or to both. To address this issue, we compared the pregnancy outcomes of singletons conceived naturally after a long time to pregnancy (TTP) with those of ART ...
Vendittelli Françoise - - 2012
OBJECTIVES: To determine whether prenatal identification of macrosomia (≥4000g) reduces neonatal complications and maternal perineal lesions during delivery. STUDY DESIGN: This historical cohort study (n=14,684 from the National perinatal database of the Audipog Association, France) included women with cephalic singleton term pregnancies. Among the babies born with macrosomia, we compared ...
Rytter Dorte - - 2012
Studies in experimental animals and human subjects have suggested that intake of n-3 fatty acids in early life can affect cardiovascular risk factors in adult life. Therefore, the aim of the present study was to investigate the effect of fish oil (FO) supplementation during the third trimester of pregnancy on ...
Buck Louis Germaine M - - 2012
The effect of heavy metals at environmentally relevant concentrations on couple fecundity has received limited study despite ubiquitous exposure. In 2005-2009, couples (n=501) desiring pregnancy and discontinuing contraception were recruited and asked to complete interviews and to provide blood specimens for the quantification of cadmium (μg L(-1)), lead (μg dL(-1)) ...
Dias Tiran - - 2012
Background: Monochorionic (MC) pregnancies are routinely delivered electively at various late preterm gestations with the aim of avoiding stillbirth at term. The aim of this study is to evaluate the prospective risk of late stillbirth in a large regional cohort of twin pregnancies of known chorionicity. Methods: A retrospective study ...
Erichsen Rune - - 2012
Proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) are increasingly used in reflux disease treatment also among pregnant women. Hypospadias prevalence is increasing and the birth defect is diagnosed in 0.3%-0.8% of male births, but the association with maternal PPI use during pregnancy is virtually unknown. Therefore, we decided to estimate the hypospadias risk ...
Palomaki Glenn E GE Division of Medical Screening and Special Testing, Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Women & Infants Hospital, Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island, - - 2012
To determine whether maternal plasma cell-free DNA sequencing can effectively identify trisomy 18 and 13. Sixty-two pregnancies with trisomy 18 and 12 with trisomy 13 were selected from a cohort of 4,664 pregnancies along with matched euploid controls (including 212 additional Down syndrome and matched controls already reported), and their ...
Santos Fabiano - - 2012
Antidepressant use during the gestational period remains a controversial issue. The objective of this study was to appraise the quality of the available clinical practice guidelines (CPGs) that includes recommendations for antidepressant use during pregnancy. We systematically searched for documents published between January 2000 and September 2010 in MEDLINE / ...
Roberfroid Dominique - - 2012
Prenatal multiple micronutrients (UNIMMAP) improve fetal growth only moderately compared to iron and folic acid alone (IFA). Whether this is due to insufficient amounts of UNIMMAP or to IFA being in reality an active control is unknown. We assessed the association between cumulative micronutrient intake (CMI) and fetal growth by ...
Corrado F - - 2012
To determine the institutional pregnancy complications rate associated with genetic amniocentesis and ascertain whether procedural variables or pre-existing factors may determine an increased risk of having a procedural-related fetal loss, we retrospectively evaluated all the consecutive amniocentesis, with known pregnancy outcome (n = 2990), performed between January 2001 and December ...
Lee Anna J - - 2012
Objectives- We sought to determine the normal sonographically measured placental thickness in millimeters at the second-trimester scan (18 weeks to 22 weeks 6 days) and determine whether the measurement should be adjusted for gestational age and the placental site. Methods- We conducted a cross-sectional observational pilot study involving 114 consecutive ...
Schulz Anna Carina - - 2012
BACKGROUND: Isolated esophageal atresia (EA) is a rare congenital malformation whose etiology remains largely unknown. Nine twin pairs with EA were identified from our clinical service, prompting the performance of a systematic review of the literature and the first reported twin study of isolated EA. METHODS: A total of 330 ...
Pandya Pranav - - 2012
Objective: To investigate whether measurement of maternal serum placental growth factor (PLGF) can improve the performance of first-trimester combined screening for trisomy-21 by fetal nuchal translucency (NT) thickness and serum free β-human chorionic gonadotropin (β-hCG) and PAPP-A. Methods: In singleton pregnancies attending for routine care, serum PLGF, free β-hCG and ...
Santos Fabiano - - 2012
Antidepressant use during the gestational period remains a controversial issue. The objective of this study was to appraise the quality of the available clinical practice guidelines (CPGs) that includes recommendations for antidepressant use during pregnancy. We systematically searched for documents published between January 2000 and September 2010 in MEDLINE / ...
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 >