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Craig LaTasha B - - 2014
To compare the clinical pregnancy rates in women who underwent fresh embryo transfer (ET) with and without one acupuncture session before and after the transfer using a modified Paulus protocol. The prospective, physician-blinded study randomized 113 women to either no intervention (n = 56) or acupuncture performed off-site (n = ...
Hosni Mohamed Maged MM Clinical Lecturer, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Ain Shams University, Cairo, - - 2014
Cervical pregnancy is a rare variety of ectopic pregnancy. The etiology is obscure. Its diagnosis may be difficult, and its management has enormously changed during the last 10 years. Unfortunately, the most effective, fertility-sparing treatment is still unclear until now. The aim of this study was to explore the safety ...
Jin-Jin Li L Department of Obstetric and Gynecology,PUMC Hospital,CAMS and PUMC,Beijing - - 2014
Cesarean scar pregnancy is an uncommon ectopic gestation. Without timely and proper management,it may cause major bleeding,uterine rupture,and other life-threatening complications. The causes of this condition remain unclear,and no standardized management has been available,although some medical and surgical treatment modalities have been suggested. The main treatment objectives include preventing massive ...
Torrealday Saioa S Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Womack Army Medical Center, Fort Bragg, North Carolina, - - 2014
With the recent advancements in reproductive medicine, many infertile couples now have the opportunity to conceive their own biological children. Although some medication protocols, such as clomiphene citrate, have been utilized for decades, other treatment modalities have evolved over the recent years. It therefore becomes imperative to assess the outcomes ...
Yamaguchi Munekage M Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Faculty of Life Sciences, Kumamoto University, 1-1-1 Honjo, Chuo-Ku, Kumamoto-City, Kumamoto 860-8556, Japan. Electronic address: - - 2014
Cesarean scar pregnancy (CSP) is an extremely rare type of ectopic pregnancy. There is still no consensus on the appropriate treatment method for this abnormal pregnancy, and little data are available on the risk of subsequent pregnancies. The aim of the present study was to investigate the efficacy of local ...
Mamopoulos Apostolos A Assistant professor in Obstetrics-Gynecology, 3rd Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki, Greece. Electronic address: - - 2014
Sacral neuromodulation with implanted device is used in patients suffering from urinary retention and malfunctioning overactive bladder where conservative treatment is not sufficient. The knowledge of its effect on pregnancy is not known. This article presents the case of a 34 year-old pregnant woman with implanted device and its use ...
Vélez M P MP Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Division of Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility, University of Montreal, Montreal, - - 2014
What was the clinical and economic impact of universal coverage of IVF in Quebec, Canada, during the first calendar year of implementation of the public IVF programme? Universal coverage of IVF increased access to IVF treatment, decreased the multiple pregnancy rate and decreased the cost per live birth, despite increased ...
Persaud Navindra N Department of Family and Community Medicine, St. Michael's Hospital, Toronto ON; Keenan Research Centre of the Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute, St Michael's Hospital, Toronto ON; Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto - - 2014
Doxylamine-pyridoxine is the first-line agent for the treatment of nausea and vomiting of pregnancy (NVP) according to Canadian guidelines, and this combination is commonly prescribed to pregnant women. There is limited evidence that doxylamine-pyridoxine is more effective than pyridoxine alone. There is stronger support for the safety of pyridoxine monotherapy ...
Sijanović Siniša S Cathedra for Gynaecology and Obstetrics, JJ. Strossmeyer University School of Medicine Osijek, - - 2014
Cervical pregnancy is rare and dangerous form of ectopic pregnancy which can be treated surgically or conservatively. Methotrexate is reasonable conservative option with high efficiency and acceptable level of side effects. Aim of this paper is to present possible treatment option in case of methotrexate failure, still keeping the postulates ...
Hoopmann M M Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of Tübingen, - - 2014
Termination of pregnancy after the first trimester is generally carried out by medical induction. Question: The aim of this study is to investigate the effect of mifepristone before administration of the prostaglandin derivative on induction time. Material and Methods: We analysed 333 medically indicated terminations after the first trimester under ...
Kimber-Trojnar Zaneta - - 2014
The clinical recognition and adequate treatment of women with hyperglycemia during pregnancy is important in order to minimize neonatal complications associated with gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM). The traditional management of women with GDM in whom diet therapy fails involves subcutaneous insulin administration. However, insulin therapy has several disadvantages. It is ...
Cohen Aviad A Department of Gynecology, Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center, Affiliated to the Sackler School of Medicine, Tel Aviv - - 2014
To determine the success rates of methotrexate in progressing ectopic pregnancies and to correlate them with β-hCG levels. This retrospective cohort study carried out in a tertiary university-affiliated medical center included women diagnosed with ectopic pregnancies between January 2001 and June 2013. . Daily β-hCG follow-up was performed to determine ...
Burton Cassandra C Ramsay Healthcare (SA) Mental Health Services, 33 Park Tce, Gilberton, SA, 5081, Australia, - - 2014
It is important to explore potential safe treatment options for the ongoing treatment of women's depression during pregnancy. One promising treatment is repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation (rTMS). We report on the case of a woman who became pregnant while receiving regular maintenance rTMS combined with pharmacotherapy treatment for major depressive ...
Hassid Benjamin B Division of Gastroenterology, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, California, - - 2014
Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) often affects women in their peak reproductive years, and therapy is often continued during pregnancy to maintain stable disease activity. Therapeutic options have expanded over the last 2 decades with the advent of new biologic options. It is, therefore, important for the gastroenterologists and other clinicians ...
Liu Liu L Center of Reproductive Medicine, Sir Run Run Shaw Hospital, School of Medicine, Zhejiang University, PR China; Department of Obstetric & Gynecology, Prince of Wales Hospital, The Chinese University of Hong Kong. Electronic address: - - 2014
To investigate if patients with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) who conceived via IVF treatment had a higher miscarriage rate than non-PCOS subjects after controlling for several important confounding variables relating to pregnancy loss. A retrospective, observational, cohort study including a consecutive series of 564 embryo transfer cycles from PCOS patients ...
Han Leo L Division of Family Planning, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus. Electronic address: - - 2014
To determine cost-effectiveness of a hypothetical state-funded program offering immediate postpartum implant (IPI) insertion for adolescent mothers. Participants in an adolescent prenatal-postnatal program were enrolled in a prospective observational study of IPI insertion (IPI group, n=171) versus standard contraceptive initiation (comparison group, n=225). Implant discontinuation, repeat pregnancies and pregnancy outcomes ...
Jeon I K IK Department of Dermatology, Gangnam Severance Hospital, Cutaneous Biology Research Institute, Yonsei University College of Medicine, Seoul, - - 2014
Pruritic urticarial papules and plaques of pregnancy (PUPPP), also known as polymorphic eruption of pregnancy, is a common and benign but exceedingly uncomfortable dermatosis of pregnancy. Investigation of new treatment options has been limited by patient concerns about the negative fetal effects of medication. To assess the efficacy of intramuscular ...
Holt R I G RI Human Development and Health Academic Unit, Faculty of Medicine, University of Southampton, Southampton, - - 2014
While insulin has been the treatment of choice when lifestyle measures do not maintain glycaemic control during pregnancy, recent studies have suggested that certain oral hypoglycaemic agents may be safe and acceptable alternatives. With the exception of metformin and glibenclamide (glyburide), there are insufficient data to recommend treatment with any ...
Capmas Perrine P Service de Gynécologie Obstétrique, Hôpital Bicêtre, GHU Sud (AP-HP), Le Kremlin Bicêtre, France; Inserm, Centre of Research in Epidemiology and Population Health (CESP), Le Kremlin Bicêtre, France; Faculty of Medicine, University of Paris Sud, Le Kremlin Bicêtre, France. Electronic address: - - 2014
Over the past 20 years, a substantial body of research has accumulated about ectopic pregnancy, especially about its epidemiology, risk factors, and diagnosis. Nonetheless, the care of women with these pregnancies remains a topic of debate, and no consensus or guidelines exist to clarify the optimal treatment choices. This review revisits ...
Kim Kidong K Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Seoul National University Bundang Hospital, Seongnam, - - 2014
To estimate the failure rate of medical treatment and to identify variables associated with treatment failure in patients with tubal pregnancy and an initial serum level of human chorionic gonadotropin (HCG) over 10,000 IU/L. The inclusion criteria were tubal pregnancy diagnosed using ultrasonography, primary treatment of intramuscular methotrexate injection at ...
Babaei Amir Hossein AH Student Research Committee, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz, - - 2014
Nausea and vomiting are the common symptoms of early pregnancy. Without treatment, vomiting can complicate the pregnancy, so it must be reduced. Wide varieties of treatment have been used for nausea and vomiting in pregnancy. This study compared the effectiveness of vitamin B6 and dimenhydrinate for gestational nausea and vomiting. ...
Sadati Maryam Sadat MS Department of Dermatology, Molecular Dermatology Research Center, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz, Iran. - - 2014
There is no recommendation for the treatment of herpes zoster neuralgia in pregnancy, as it even sometimes needs administration of strong opioids. Main observation: Here, we report a pregnant woman with severe zoster neuralgia who responded favorably to acetaminophen. Due to the drug's safe profile and good efficacy, acetaminophen can ...
Elzeiny Hossam H Reproductive Services, Royal Women's Hospital, Carlton, Victoria, Australia; Melbourne IVF, East Melbourne, Victoria, - - 2014
The cause of infertility is unexplained or poorly explained in 30-40% of couples undergoing standard investigations, and treatment ranges from expectant management to IUI and IVF. The aim of this study was to compare the clinical pregnancy rates and costs of intra-uterine insemination (IUI) and in vitro fertilisation (IVF) in ...
Kemp Matthew W MW School of Women's and Infants' Health, The University of Western Australia, Perth, Western Australia, Australia. Electronic address: - - 2014
Ureaplasma spp. are the most commonly isolated microorganisms in association with preterm birth. Maternal erythromycin administration is a standard treatment for preterm prelabour rupture of membranes. There is little evidence of its effectiveness in eradicating Ureaplasma spp. from the intra-uterine cavity and fetus. We used a sheep model of intrauterine ...
Elston Marianne S MS Department of Endocrinology, Waikato Hospital, Hamilton, New Zealand; Waikato Clinical School, University of Auckland, Hamilton, New - - 2014
Women requiring thyroid hormone replacement after definitive therapy (surgery or radioiodine) for Graves' disease who later conceive require an early increase in levothyroxine dose and monitoring of thyroid hormone levels throughout pregnancy. In addition, as TSH receptor antibodies (TRAb) can cross the placenta and affect the fetus, measurement of these ...
Madjunkova Svetlana S The Motherisk Program, Division of Clinical Pharmacology/Toxicology, Department of Pediatrics, The Hospital for Sick Children and University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada, - - 2014
Nausea and vomiting of pregnancy (NVP) affects up to 85 % of all pregnancies. Effective treatment can greatly improve a woman's quality of life, reduce the risk for maternal and fetal complications, and reduce healthcare costs. Unfortunately, many women receive either no pharmacological treatment or are recommended therapies for which fetal ...
Zangmo Rinchen R Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, - - 2014
The purpose of this study was to evaluate the role of dehydroepiandrosterone (DHEA) on the number and quality of oocytes and embryos in poor responders undergoing IVF cycles. A total of 50 patients with a history of poor ovarian response in the previous cycle(s) were enrolled in a prospective cohort ...
Yoshihara Ai A From the Ito Hospital, Tokyo, - - 2014
The incidence of postpartum thyrotoxicosis (PT) in Graves disease (GD) patients treated with antithyroid drugs (ATDs) is higher than in the general population, but the incidence of PT among GD patients who had been treated with radioiodine (RI) or by subtotal thyroidectomy before their pregnancy is not well known. We ...
Brown Catherine M CM Division of Nephrology and Hypertension, Department of Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, 200 First Street SW, Rochester, MN, 55905, - - 2014
Hypertensive disorders represent major causes of pregnancy-related maternal mortality worldwide. Similar to the non-pregnant population, hypertension is the most common medical disorder encountered during pregnancy and is estimated to occur in about 6-8 % of pregnancies. A recent report highlighted hypertensive disorders as one of the major causes of pregnancy-related maternal ...
Fagius J J Department of Neuroscience/Neurology, Uppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden; Department of Neurology, University Hospital, Uppsala, - - 2014
Treatment of multiple sclerosis (MS) with natalizumab during pregnancy is not recommended due to potential risks for the foetus. Despite strong advice accidental pregnancies occur. A 32-year old woman with MS since the age of 26 was treated with natalizumab since January 2008. Treatment was stopped April 2011 due to ...
Gilbert Audrey - - 2014
Abstract Objective: Acute pancreatitis is a rare condition in pregnancy. The aim of this study is to compare associated conditions, treatments and complications of pancreatitis in pregnant and age-matched non-pregnant controls. Methods: We carried out a population-based retrospective cohort study using the Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project Nationwide Inpatient Sample ...
Takeshima Kazumi K Division of Reproductive Medicine, National Center for Child Health and Development, 2-10-1 Okura, Setagaya-ku, Tokyo, Japan, - - 2014
This study aimed to evaluate the efficacy, safety, and trends in assisted reproductive technology (ART) in Japan. Data pertaining to treatment cycles, pregnancy rate, live birth rate, age distribution, single embryo transfer rate, and multiple pregnancy rate were analyzed for patients registered in the national ART registry system of Japan ...
de Jesús Guilherme R GR Department of Obstetrics, Faculdade de Ciências Médicas, Universidade do Estado do Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, - - 2014
Women with persistently circulating antiphospholipid antibodies (aPL) have a higher incidence of recurrent abortions, fetal losses, pre-eclampsia, and placental insufficiency. Current treatment of patients with antiphospholipid syndrome (APS) during pregnancy with heparin and aspirin can act by preventing clot formation and improving live birth rates, but other obstetric morbidities remain ...
Kutuk M S MS Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Faculty of Medicine , Erciyes University , - - 2014
The aim of this study was to analyse low molecular weight heparin (LMWH) use during pregnancy in terms of patient evaluation, treatment indication and social and financial costs. This was a retrospective analysis of patients using LMWH in their pregnancies. A total of 147 women were included in the study. ...
Digre Kathleen B - - 2014
Purpose of Review: This review discusses evaluation and treatment of neuro-ophthalmic disorders in the pregnant patient.Recent Findings: Any neuro-ophthalmic abnormality seen in nonpregnant women can be seen in pregnant women. Pregnancy-specific complications (preeclampsia and eclampsia) cause visual symptoms and can affect the entire visual axis.Summary: Appropriate evaluation and examination is ...
van der Houwen Lisette E E LE Division of Reproductive Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, VU University Medical Center, PO Box 7057, 1007MB Amsterdam, The Netherlands. Electronic address: - - 2014
Performing intrauterine insemination (IUI) in moderate-to-severe endometriosis patients is not implemented in international guidelines, as only limited data exist on treatment efficacy and safety. This retrospective study examined the efficacy and safety of two IUI treatment strategies performed between January 2007 and July 2012 in moderate-to-severe endometriosis patients. Eight (40.0%) ...
Abu-Heija Adel A Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology, College of Medicine & Health Sciences, Sultan Qaboos University, Muscat, Oman, E-mail: - - 2014
The association between thrombophilia and recurrent pregnancy loss (RPL) has become an undisputed fact. Thorombophilia creates a hypercoaguable state which leads to arterial and/or venous thrombosis at the site of implantation or in the placental blood vessels. Anticoagulants are an effective treatment against RPL in women with acquired thrombophilia due ...
Mardešič Tonko T Institut Pronatal, Prague, Czech Republic. Electronic address: - - 2014
To evaluate whether a short follicular phase of ovarian stimulation compromises the chance of pregnancy, subjects from a double-blind, randomized trial treated with a single dose of corifollitropin alfa (n=756) or daily recombinant FSH (n=750) were categorized as early responders if three follicles ⩾17mm were reached and human chorionic gonadotrophin ...
Bord Ilia I Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Barzilai Medical Center , Ashkelon , Israel - - 2014
Abstract Aims: To examine whether misoprostol treatment for first trimester missed abortion affects future fertility. Patients and methods: In a historical prospective approach, we analyzed our database for patients treated with misoprostol. All eligible patients underwent an interview according to a questionnaire, which includes their demographic characteristics, obstetric, gynecologic and ...
Grimm Donata D Department of Gynecology and Gynecologic Oncology, University Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf, Hamburg, - - 2014
Epithelial ovarian cancer (EOC) in pregnancy is a rare situation. Due to its low incidence with a consecutive lack of clinical trials many questions regarding indication of different treatment approaches are unanswered. This article discusses the current literature to elaborate recommendations for the management of EOC during pregnancy. A literature ...
Gieling Elise T ET Emotion & Cognition Group, Department of Farm Animal Health, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University Utrecht, Utrecht, The - - 2014
Low-birth-weight (LBW) children are born with several risk factors for disease, morbidity and neonatal mortality, even if carried to term. Placental insufficiency leading to hypoxemia and reduced nutritional supply is the main cause for LBW. Brain damage and poor neurological outcome can be the consequence. LBW after being carried to ...
Amant Frédéric F *Department of Oncology, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven and Gynecologic Oncology, University Hospitals Leuven, Belgium; †Gynecologic Oncology, 2nd Medical Faculty, Charles University, Prague, Czech Republic; ‡Neonatal Intensive Care, Department of Clinical Sciences and Community Health, Fondazione IRCCS Ca' Granda Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico, Milan, Italy; §Radiotherapy and Clinical Oncology, Vejle Hospital, Vejle, Denmark; ∥Gynecological Oncology, Center for Gynecological Oncology Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands; ¶Obstetrics, University Hospitals Leuven, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium; #Medical Oncology, Cochin Teaching Hospital, Paris Descartes University, Paris, France; **Obstetrics and Gynecology, Ospedale San Gerardo, Monza, Italy; ††Gynecologic Surgery, Institute de Cancérologie Gustave Roussy, Villejuif, France; ‡‡Maternal Fetal Medicine Unit, Mt Sinai Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada; §§Obstetrics and Gynecology, Clinical Center of Serbia, Faculty of Medicine, University of Belgrade, Belgrade, Serbia; ∥∥Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics, Hôpital Trousseau, Assistance-Publique Hôpitaux de Paris, Université Pierre et Marie Curie, Paris, France; ¶¶Radiation Oncology, University Hospitals Leuven, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium; ##Medical Oncology, Radboudziekenhuis, Nijmegen, The Netherlands; ***Department of Hematology and Bone Marrow Transplantation, Rambam Health Care Campus, Haifa, Israel; and †††Clinical Pharmacology and Toxicology, Motherisk Program, Hospital for Sick Children, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, - - 2014
This study aimed to provide timely and effective guidance for pregnant women and health care providers to optimize maternal treatment and fetal protection and to promote effective management of the mother, fetus, and neonate when administering potentially teratogenic medications. New insights and more experience were gained since the first consensus ...
Pivonello Rosario R Section of Endocrinology, Department of Clinical Medicine and Surgery, "Federico II" University, Naples, Italy, - - 2014
Pregnancy is becoming a relatively common event in patients with pituitary tumors (PT), due to the increasing availability of medical treatments, which control pituitary diseases associated with the development of PT. However, the presence of PT and its treatment may be a disturbing factor for pregnancy, and pregnancy significantly influences ...
Sugiyama Takashi T Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Tohoku University Graduate School of Medicine, Sendai, Miyagi 980-8574, Japan. Electronic address: - - 2014
To determine whether treating mild gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) is associated with improvement of pregnancy outcomes in Japan. In a multi-institutional retrospective study, we examined pregnant women meeting the criteria for mild GDM (i.e., only one abnormal value [OAV] for 75-g OGTT; fasting glucose ≥100mg/dL, 1-h postprandial glucose ≥180mg/dL, and ...
Dong Dexin D Department of Urology, Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences, Peking Union Medical College - - 2014
Abstract Objective To investigate the diagnosis and treatment of pheochromocytoma during pregnancy. Material and Methods The data of 4 cases of pheochromocytoma was analyzed retrospectively. Their ages were 41, 28, 32, and 30 years old, and t he four patients were at 32 week , 12 week , 14 week ...
Dong Xiyuan X Reproductive Medicine Center, Tongji Hospital, Tongji Medicine College, Huazhong University of Science and Technology Wuhan 430030, - - 2014
The impact of surgical treatment for endometrioma prior to assisted reproductive treatment (ART) on pregnancy outcomes remains controversy. The aim of this study is to investigate whether surgery provides benefits in subsequent ART outcomes. We retrospectively analyzed the data of 292 patients who underwent their first attempted IVF/ICSI treatment at ...
Sopracordevole Francesco F Department of Gynecologic Oncology, Centro di Riferimento Oncologico-National Cancer Institute, 33081 Aviano, Pordenone, - - 2014
Microinvasive adenocarcinoma (MIAC) of the uterine cervix is rare in pregnancy. Published data on conservative treatment of MIAC both in pregnant and nonpregnant women are scarce. A conservatively treated case of MIAC in a 13-week-pregnant woman after a diagnosis of atypical glandular cells (AGC) on pap smear at the 6th ...
Chian Ri-Cheng RC Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, McGill University, Royal Victoria Hospital, Women's Pavilion F3, 687 Pine Avenue West, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, H3A 1A1, - - 2014
Meiotic progression in the oocyte is defined as oocyte maturation from reinitiation of the first meiotic division from the germinal vesicle (GV) stage to the metaphase-II (M-II) stage (Fig. 1), (Cha and Chian, Hum Reprod Update 4:103-120, 1998). Priming with FSH or HCG prior to immature oocyte retrieval improves oocyte ...
Mangino F P - - 2014
Cervical pregnancy (CP) is a life-threatening condition that represents less than one percent of all ectopic pregnancies. Transvaginal sonography (TVS) is the gold standard for an accurate diagnosis. For hemodinamically stable women the available treatments involve a medical therapy, alone or in combination with interventional measures (hysteroscopy, angiographic embolization or ...
van de Mheen Lidewij L Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology, Onze Lieve Vrouwe Gasthuis, Amsterdam, The - - 2014
We present a normotensive, pregnant woman with severe haemolytic anaemia in the third trimester of pregnancy. Owing to normal platelet count diagnoses other than HELLP syndrome were considered and investigated. The patient was treated with nitrofurantoin 3 weeks before presentation and she turned out to have a deficiency of glucose-6-phosphate ...
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