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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 ...
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 ...
Wyskida Magdalena M Zakład Patofizjologii Katedry Patofizjologii Wydziału Lekarskiego Śląskiego Uniwersytetu Medycznego w - - 2014
Pheochromocytoma occurs with a frequency estimated at 2-7 per 100 000 pregnant women. Unrecognized, and thus untreated pheochromocytoma is associated with very high (40-50%) maternal and fetal mortality. Pheochromocytoma occurs sporadically or as a family trait. Its presence should be suspected in women with paroxysmal or established hypertension, especially before ...
Adhikari Emily H EH 0000-0002-4060-2685 Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, 5323 Harry Hines Boulevard, Dallas, TX 75390-9032, - - 2014
Background. A rare but morbid form of extrapulmonary tuberculosis (TB), genitourinary TB is an important cause of obstructive uropathy and is likely underdiagnosed in pregnancy. Case. A 30-year-old primigravida undergoing treatment for active pulmonary TB presented with anuria at 13-14-weeks gestation. Bilateral ureteral strictures above the level of the ureterovesicular ...
Parilla Barbara V BV The Division of Maternal-Fetal Medicine, Advocate Lutheran General Hospital, Park Ridge, IL 60068, USA ; Parkside Center, 1875 W. Dempster Street, Suite 325, Park Ridge, IL 60068, - - 2014
Background. Fetal tachycardia may result from the transplacental passage of thyroid stimulating immunoglobulins in a patient with hypothyroidism secondary to ablation of Graves' disease. Case. A 32-year-old woman, gravida 4, para 2, and abortus 1, with hypothyroidism and a history of Graves' disease, presented at 23 6/7 weeks of gestation ...
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Using aspirin, heparin, or both in women with unexplained recurrent miscarriage could be useful, because this problem might be initiated by thrombosis in decidual vessels. To investigate the association between thrombophilia and unexplained recurrent miscarriage and to evaluate the efficacy of anticoagulant treatment. In this quasi experimental, we enrolled 520 ...
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 ...
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 ...
Le Hoa H HH Department of Pharmacoeconomics and Pharmacoepidemiology, University of Groningen, Groningen, the - - 2014
Unintended pregnancy (UP) is an unmet medical need with consequences worldwide. We evaluate the costs of UP based on pregnancies in Brazil from for the year 2010. The consequences of UP were evaluated using decision analysis based on pregnancy rates and outcomes as miscarriage, induced abortion, and live birth, which ...
Respaud R R EA 6306, IMT, Laboratoire de Chimie Organique, Faculté de Pharmacie, Université de Tours, 31 Avenue Monge, 37200 Tours, France ; Pharmacie, CHRU de Tours, 2 Boulevard Tonnellé, 37044 Tours Cedex 9, - - 2014
Background. Ectopic pregnancy (EP) is a significant cause of morbidity and mortality during the first trimester of pregnancy. Small unruptured tubal pregnancies can be treated medically with a single dose of methotrexate (MTX). Objective. The aim of this study was to evaluate the stability of a 25 mg/mL solution of MTX ...
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 ...
Brecht Mary-Lynn ML Integrated Substance Abuse Programs, Department of Biobehavioral Sciences, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles, California, USA. ; School of Nursing, University of California, Los Angeles, California, - - 2014
To better understand substance use disorder treatment needs of pregnant and parenting women who use methamphetamine (MA), this paper describes pregnancy histories and fetal losses for women who were treated for MA use (N = 153) with reference to a national sample, and describes their drug use, sexual risk behaviors, ...
Nuangchamnong Nina N Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, Iowa, IA, - - 2014
Nausea and vomiting in pregnancy (NVP) is common and often undertreated, in part due to fears of adverse effects of medications on the fetus during early pregnancy. In April 2013, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved doxylamine succinate 10 mg and pyridoxine hydrochloride (a vitamin B6 analog) 10 ...
Campanati Renato Gomes RG Division of Colorectal Surgery, Alfa Institute of Gastroenterology, Hospital das Clínicas, School of Medicine, Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais, Avenida Alfredo Balena 110, 30130-100 Belo Horizonte, MG, - - 2014
Pseudomyxoma peritonei is usually a benign tumor that is slightly more common in women. However, it requires aggressive surgical treatment and chemotherapy, often compromising future reproductive function. This report presents a case of pregnancy in a 35-year-old woman who underwent cytoreductive surgery and hyperthermic intraperitoneal chemotherapy for treatment of pseudomyxoma ...
Gándara Esteban E Thrombosis Program, Division of Hematology, Department of Medicine, University of Ottawa-The Ottawa Hospital, Ottawa, Canada ; Clinical Epidemiology Unit, Ottawa Health Research Institute, Ottawa, Canada ; Ottawa Hospital-Ottawa Hospital Research Institute, General Campus-Centre for Practice Changing Research, 501 Smyth Road, Rm L2269e, Ottawa ONT K1H 8 L6, - - 2014
Low-molecular-weight heparin (LMWH) is frequently recommended for the treatment of pregnancy associated venous thromboembolism (PAVTE). Given that prior reports have suggested a wide variation in dosing of LMWH in pregnancy and the use of anti-Xa monitoring in pregnancy, the principal aim of this survey was to assess current practices for ...
Mara Michal M Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, General Faculty Hospital and First Medical Faculty of Charles University, Prague, Czech - - 2014
Uterine artery embolization (UAE) is a minimally invasive procedure with large symptomatic potential in treatment of women with uterine leiomyomas. Due to specificities of this method and possible complications the appropriate indication is crucial. Patient' symptoms, age, plans for pregnancy, and surgical and reproductive history play a major role in ...
Monleón Javier J Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, La Fe University Hospital, Bulevar Sur s/n, 46026 Valencia, - - 2014
This case report presents a clinical pregnancy after ulipristal acetate (UA) to decrease uterine fibroid size. A 37-year-old patient, gravida 1, abortus 1, with uterine fibroids was treated with 5 mg of UA daily for 13 weeks starting eight months after a multiple laparotomic myomectomy. Fibroid shrinkage and restoration of the ...
Papaleo Enrico E Centro Scienze della Natalità, Gynecological-Obstetrics Department, San Raffaele Hospital, Vita-Salute San Raffaele, Milan, - - 2014
Hypogonadotropic hypogonadal women are characterized by ovarian functionality deficiency, caused by low concentrations of follicle-stimulating hormone (FSH) and luteinizing hormone (LH). To recover reproduction functionality, recommended therapies for ovarian induction involve injections of FSH and LH medications. Since important differences exist between recombinant and urinary gonadotropin therapies in terms of ...
Margulis Andrea V AV Department of Epidemiology I (DEPI I), Office of Surveillance and Epidemiology (OSE), Center for Drug Evaluation and Research (CDER), US Food and Drug Administration, 10903 New Hampshire Avenue, Building #22, Silver Spring, MD, 20993, - - 2013
Although antidepressant and antipsychotic utilization by gestational trimester has been described, longitudinal prescription patterns within pregnancies have received less attention. All mothers in the Clinical Practice Research Datalink's Mother Baby Link enrolled from 6 months before pregnancy to 3 months after delivery, with delivery date between 01/1989 and 12/2010 were included (n = 421,645). ...
Yilmaz Gul R GR 1 Infectious Diseases and Clinical Microbiology Department, Ankara Ataturk Training and Research Hospital , Ankara, Turkey - - 2013
Abstract Limited knowledge is available regarding tularemia in pregnancy. A total of seven tularemia cases in pregnant women have been published in the literature. This report presents three new cases. Two of these cases improved without any treatment. The third case was treated with gentamicin. All three pregnancies reached full ...
Mistry Hema - - 2013
In contrast to other pregnancy complications the economic impact of stillbirth is poorly understood. We aimed to carry out a preliminary exploration of the healthcare costs of stillbirth from the time of pregnancy loss and the period afterwards; also to explore and include the impact of a previous stillbirth on ...
Van den Berg M M J MM Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Center for Reproductive Medicine, Academic Medical Center, H4-205, PO Box 22660, Amsterdam 1100 DD, The - - 2014
A recurrent miscarriage clinic offers specialist investigation and treatment of women with recurrent first- and second-trimester miscarriages. Consultant-led clinics provide a dedicated and focused service to couples who have experienced at least two prior miscarriages. The best treatment strategy for couples with recurrent miscarriage is to discuss a treatment plan ...
Silva E S M ES Faculdade de Medicina Veterinária e Zootecnia, UNESP - Univ. Estadual Paulista, Departamento de Reprodução Animal e Radiologia Veterinária, Botucatu, São Paulo, Brazil. Electronic address: - - 2013
The present study evaluated the effect of altrenogest treatment during 70 or 120 days of gestation on pregnancy maintenance in non-cyclic recipient mares and correlated the hormonal interruption findings with number, supplementary corpora lutea (SCL) formation period, and plasma progesterone (P4). Twenty five mares were used as recipients during anestrus, ...
Shiber Linda L MetroHealth Medical Center, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Cleveland, Ohio, USA. Electronic address: - - 2013
Abstract OBJECTIVE: Determine the clinical utility and cost of repeating syphilis testing in the third trimester of pregnancy in a high-risk urban population. A retrospective cohort analysis was performed for patients delivering between January 1993 and December 2009 with at least one VDRL sent during pregnancy. Chart review was performed ...
Luan Li L Dermatology Department, 1st Affiliated Hospital of Dalian Medical University, Dalian, - - 2013
Generalized pustular psoriasis of pregnancy (GPPP) is a rare and severe variant of pustular psoriasis. It has been called the most dangerous and life-threatening dermatosis in pregnant woman. To explore the treatment of GPPP, we conducted a retrospective study of two cases of GPPP in our clinic and other related ...
Ornoy Asher - - 2013
There has been an increase in the use of selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) during pregnancy. However, in the last 10 years, in spite of a vast literature regarding use in pregnancy there seems to be some confusion as to the possible risk of these drugs, especially related to cardiovascular ...
Bozic Antic Ivana - - 2013
Abstract Introduction: Although numerous studies indicated a link between antithyroid antibodies and recurrent spontaneous abortions (RSA), consensus on the treatment of this condition is still lacking. Case report: We present a case of a 35-year-old pregnant woman (gestation week 4) with primary hypothyroidism, total alopecia, high level of positive antithyroid ...
Safdarian Leila L Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology, Shariati Hospital, Tehran University of Medical Sciences,Tehran, - - 2013
To evaluate the plasma creatine phosphokinase (CPK) level after a single injection of methotrexate (MTX) as a predictor of treatment success in ectopic pregnancy (EP). In this prospective study, seventy nine women older than 18 years treated with methotrexate for ectopic pregnancy were evaluated for CPK and β-subunit of human ...
Hamza A A Gynäkologie und Geburtshilfe, Universitätsklinikum des Saarlandes, - - 2013
Polyhydramnios is defined as a pathological increase of amniotic fluid volume in pregnancy and is associated with increased perinatal morbidity and mortality. Common causes of polyhydramnios include gestational diabetes, fetal anomalies with disturbed fetal swallowing of amniotic fluid, fetal infections and other, rarer causes. The diagnosis is obtained by ultrasound. ...
Wu Hong-Ming HM Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Center for Reproductive Medicine, Taipei Medical University Hospital, Taipei Medical University, Taipei, - - 2013
This study investigated the occurrence of peritoneal fluid in women undergoing intrauterine insemination (IUI) and its correlation with the stage of pelvic endometriosis and its influence on pregnancy outcomes. A retrospective case-control design was used to recruit 272 infertile women with pelvic endometriosis. The treatment protocol consisted of controlled ovarian ...
Diaz F A - - 2013
The cryopreservation of equine expanded blastocysts (>300μm) has been largely unsuccessful primarily due to the low permeability of the embryo to cryoprotectants. This low permeability has been attributed to the acellular glycoprotein capsule that develops when an embryo approaches approximately 300μm in diameter. Mechanical alternatives may provide a means to ...
Swanson W F - - 2013
Laparoscopic oviductal AI (LO-AI) with low numbers of freshly collected or frozen-thawed spermatozoa has resulted in high pregnancy success (50-70%) in domestic cats. However, proper timing of AI depends on identifying anestrual, non-luteal queens before exogenous gonadotropin injection, confounding AI scheduling and limiting applicability with felids housed at distant institutions. ...
van Rumste Minouche M E MM Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Catharina Medical Center, Michelangelolaan 2, 5623EJ Eindhoven, The Netherlands; Centre for Reproductive Medicine, Academic Medical Centre, Amsterdam, The Netherlands. Electronic address: - - 2013
Couples with unexplained subfertility are often treated with intrauterine insemination (IUI) with ovarian stimulation, which carries the risk of multiple pregnancies. An explorative randomized controlled trial was performed comparing one cycle of IVF with elective single-embryo transfer (eSET) versus three cycles of IUI-ovarian stimulation in couples with unexplained subfertility and ...
Seelbach-Goebel B B Krankenhaus der Barmherzigen Brüder - Klinik St. Hedwig, Lehrstuhl für Frauenheilkunde und Geburtshilfe der Universität Regensburg, - - 2013
In Germany almost 10 % of children are born before the end of 37th week of gestation. In at least one quarter of these cases, ascending infection of the vagina plays a causative role, particularly during the early weeks of gestation. If, in addition to the decidua, the amniotic membrane, amniotic ...
Pope C E - - 2013
Fishing cats (Prionailurus viverrinus) are small (6-15kg) spotted cats from dispersed areas of Southeast Asia found mostly in wetland habitats. They are classified by the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) as endangered, with a decreasing population, due to habitat loss and degradation. Few studies have been done on ...
Grimbizis Grigoris F - - 2013
To review systematically the literature on uterus-sparing surgical treatment options for adenomyosis. Systematic literature review. Tertiary academic center. Women with histologically proven adenomyosis treated with uterus-sparing surgical techniques. Conservative uterine-sparing surgery for adenomyosis classified as (1) complete excision of adenomyosis, (2) cytoreductive surgery or incomplete removal of the lesion, or ...
Shalom-Paz Einat - - 2013
Abstract Objective: To evaluate pregnancy-related leading follicles during ovulation induction and superovulation with clomiphene citrate (CC) or gonadotropin. Design: Retrospective cohort. Patients: Five hundred and forty-two women who underwent a total of 615 treatment cycles with CC or gonadotropin. Intervention: We evaluated the effects of CC and gonadotropin on the ...
Pell Christopher - - 2013
In endemic regions of sub-Saharan Africa, malaria during pregnancy (MiP) is a major preventable cause of maternal and infant morbidity and mortality. Current recommended MiP prevention and control includes intermittent preventive treatment (IPTp), distribution of insecticide-treated bed nets (ITNs) and appropriate case management. This article explores the social and cultural ...
Lemos Elkin V EV Philadelphia College of Pharmacy, University of the Sciences in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA; Global Health Outcomes, Merck & Co, Inc., West Point, - - 2013
The purpose of this study was to document cost that is associated with multiple births vs singleton births in the United States. This was a retrospective cohort study that used a claims database. Women 19-45 years old with live-born infants from 2005-2010 were identified. Infant deliveries were identified by International ...
Barrion Maria - - 2013
: Schistosomiasis is a parasitic infection that causes significant morbidity and mortality, especially in pregnant women originating from developing countries. Prompt diagnosis and treatment can improve pregnancy and infant outcomes. Currently, there are no formal guidelines for treatment in this population, which makes schistosomiasis in pregnancy a challenge to treat.
Voormolen Daphne N - - 2013
Objective: Diabetic pregnancies carry a high risk for both mother and child, especially when glycemic control is poor. A novel technique that aims to improve glycemic control is the continuous glucose monitor (CGM). This tool is already in use to improve pregnancy outcome. This review presents the available evidence on ...
Damiani Gianluca Raffaello GR Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Bari, Policlinico of Bari, Bari, Italy. - - 2013
Incarceration of the fallopian tube is a rare condition. Symptoms are often misleading, making proper diagnosis difficult because of nonspecific clinical presentations. We report a case of cornual pregnancy occurring 7 months after the treatment of an incarcerated fallopian tube. We believe that the abnormal cornual implantation of the gestational ...
Yavangi Mahnaz M Infertility and Reproductive Health Research Center, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran, and Department of Gynecology, Hamedan University of Medical Sciences, Hamedan, - - 2013
This study was conducted to determine the total expenditure and out of pocket payment on pregnancy complications in Tehran, the capital of Iran. A cross-sectional study conducted on 1172 patients who admitted in two general teaching referral Hospitals in Tehran. In this study, we calculated total and out of pocket ...
Lux Michael P - - 2013
Debate is currently taking place over minimum case numbers for the care of premature infants and neonates in Germany. As a result of the Federal Joint Committee (Gemeinsamer Bundesauschuss, G-BA) guidelines for the quality of structures, processes, and results, requiring high levels of staffing resources, Level I perinatal centers are ...
Scantlebury Dawn C DC Division of Cardiovascular Diseases, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, USA, - - 2013
Hypertensive pregnancy disorders (HPD) are important causes of maternal and fetal morbidity and mortality worldwide. In addition, a history of HPD has been associated with an increased risk for maternal cardiovascular disease later in life, possibly because of irreversible vascular and metabolic changes that persist beyond the affected pregnancies. Therefore, ...
Reminick Alison - - 2013
Depression is a common illness during pregnancy, yet it often goes undetected and/or untreated. Untreated depression during pregnancy has been associated with increased rates of adverse maternal, obstetrical and fetal outcomes; consequently, it is crucial to manage these women effectively and adequately during this vulnerable time of their lives. The ...
Cicinelli Ettore - - 2013
Recurrent miscarriage (RM) is defined as 3 or more miscarriages before 20 weeks' pregnancy. In recent years, interest has been focused on chronic endometritis (CE), a subtle inflammation thought to be associated with RM. We aimed to evaluate the relationships between CE and RM. The records of 360 women with ...
Dallaqua Bruna - - 2013
Azadirachta indica A. Juss, popularly known as neem, presents medicinal and insecticide properties. However, the repercussions of the neem maternal treatment on fetal development should be investigated. At evaluating the effects of Azadirachta indica (neem) on the frequency of congenital malformations in fetuses from rats. Pregnant rats were randomly distributed ...
Huynh Lynn - - 2013
The cost of pregnancy is increasing over time despite the decline in pregnancy rates. To fully elucidate and evaluate the cost drivers of pregnancy in the US for payers, a systematic review was conducted to understand the main cost components and primary factors that contribute to the direct costs of ...
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