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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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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. ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 - - 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.
Scantlebury Dawn C - - 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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
Cade Thomas J - - 2013
For select women with early endometrial cancer, particularly nulliparous women, nonsurgical options may be considered. There is increasing experience using progestogens, but little is known about the long-term outcomes and safety of such treatment. To present the cancer and pregnancy outcomes of women with greater than five years follow-up after ...
Cooper David S DS Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA. Electronic address: - - 2013
Changes in thyroid hormone concentrations that are characteristic of hyperthyroidism must be distinguished from physiological changes in thyroid hormone economy that occur in pregnancy, especially in the first trimester. Approximately one to two cases of gestational hyperthyroidism occur per 1000 pregnancies. Identification of hyperthyroidism in a pregnant woman is important ...
Kochi Keiko - - 2013
Various conservative treatments for cervical pregnancy have been reported. However, unlike tubal ectopic pregnancy, the treatment of cervical pregnancy has not been well established. For patients who desire fertility preservation, treatment with methotrexate chemotherapy carries a high success rate for preservation of the uterus. When methotrexate is injected i.v. or ...
Matsushita K - - 2013
We report pregnancy with the delivery of a healthy child by TESE-ICSI 7 years after bilateral adult orchidopexy. A 29-year-old patient presented with infertility and previous bilateral cryptorchidism, but no surgical treatment had ever been performed. His partner had been assessed by a gynaecologist, and no contributing female factors were detected. ...
Licciardone John C - - 2013
Back pain during pregnancy may be associated with deficits in physical functioning and disability. Research indicates that osteopathic manual treatment (OMT) slows the deterioration of back-specific functioning during pregnancy. To measure the treatment effects of OMT in preventing progressive back-specific dysfunction during the third trimester of pregnancy using criteria established ...
Quartarone G - - 2013
The prevalence of gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) symptoms in pregnancy is very high, up to 80%, with a maximum peak during the third trimester. Together with lifestyle modifications, antacids and antisecretive agents, such as proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) and histamine H2receptor antagonists (H2RAs), are commonly prescribed in non-pregnant, adult population. ...
Stokholm J - - 2013
Antibiotics may induce alterations in the commensal microbiota of the birth canal in pregnant women. Therefore, we studied the effect from antibiotic administration during pregnancy on the commensal vaginal bacterial colonization at gestational week 36. 668 pregnant women from the novel unselected Copenhagen Prospective Studies on Asthma in Childhood (COPSAC2010 ...
Zhang Shun S National Center for Primary Care at Morehouse School of Medicine, 720 Westview Drive, NCPC Room 307, Atlanta, GA, 30310, USA, - - 2013
To explore racial-ethnic disparities in adverse pregnancy outcomes among Medicaid recipients, and to estimate excess Medicaid costs associated with the disparities. Cross-sectional study of adverse pregnancy outcomes and Medicaid payments using data from Medicaid Analytic eXtract files on all Medicaid enrollees in fourteen southern states. Compared to other racial and ...
Nordeng Hedvig - - 2013
Despite the widespread use of medicinal plants in Mali, knowledge about how traditional practitioners (TPs) treat pregnant and lactating women is lacking.Aim of the studyThe aim of this study was to investigate how traditional practitioners in Mali treat common diseases and ailments during pregnancy. Data was collected through structured interviews ...
Lopriore Enrico - - 2013
Neonatal hemochromatosis (NH), is a rare disorder but the most common cause of acute liver failure in neonates. NH is characterized by severe hepatic injury and iron overload and is associated with high perinatal mortality and morbidity rates. NH is often preceded by oligohydramnios and intrauterine growth restriction, suggesting an ...
Yang Jinying - - 2013
The aims of this study were to examine the effects of nicotine treatment on the length of gestation, fetal outcome and effects on cervical ripening and uterine contractility during pregnancy in rats. Pregnant rats were treated with various concentrations of nicotine (0.25, 0.5, 1, 2 mg/kg/d, s.c.). Delivery times and ...
Shan Nan - - 2013
The aim of this study was to retrospectively investigate unusual ectopic pregnancies (EP) and compare them with fallopian ones. A total of 1000 cases of ectopic pregnancies were analyzed, including 65 unusual cases. We discussed distribution, incidence, risk factors, examinations, treatments and prognoses. Ovarian pregnancy was associated with placement of ...
Sousa M - - 2013
Summary Human oocyte dysmorphisms attain a large proportion of retrieved oocytes from assisted reproductive technology (ART) treatment cycles. Extracytoplasmic defects involve abnormal morphology of the zona pellucida (ZP), perivitelline space and first polar body. The aim of the present study was to describe a novel dysmorphism affecting the ZP, indented ...
Selinger C P - - 2013
Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) often occurs in women of childbearing age and requires complex treatment decision. IBD can have profound influences on fertility, the course of a pregnancy, child birth and lactation. Many women with IBD remain voluntarily childless and patient knowledge of pregnancy related issues is generally poor, which ...
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The U.S. Food and Drug Administration advises against the use of magnesium sulfate injections for more than 5-7 days to stop preterm labor in pregnant women. Based on this, the drug classification was changed from Category A to Category D, and the labeling was changed to include this new warning ...
Elito Júnior Julio - - 2013
Cesarean scar pregnancy is a rare form of ectopic pregnancy. It is associated with many complications, including a high risk of massive bleeding and hysterectomy under unfavorable conditions. Conservative treatment with systemic methotrexate (MTX) has been used preferentially with the aim of allowing the patient to have a reproductive future. ...
Chaudhary Vidhi - - 2013
Cervical ectopic pregnancy is a rare form of ectopic pregnancy. Treatment of this clinical condition is controversial. Previously, hysterectomy was the mainstay of treatment, but in the recent past various conservative management approaches have been applied to preserve fertility. We report 2 such cases in which conservative approach was implemented. ...
Ji Yong Il YI Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Haeundae Paik Hospital, Inje University College of Medicine, Busan, - - 2013
Gynecologic malignancy during pregnancy is a stressful problem. For the diagnosis and treatment of malignancy during pregnancy, a multidisciplinary approach is needed. Patients should be advised about the benefits and risk of treatment. When selecting a treatment for malignancy during pregnancy, the physiologic changes that occur with the pregnancy should ...
Vanes Neil K - - 2013
To examine the clinical management of and placentas from pregnant women with hypothyroidism and obstetric history of recurrent stillbirth in order to identify possible etiologic mechanisms. Two cases involving 26-year-old women with hypothyroidism and history of recurrent stillbirth are reported. Placentas from all of the women's pregnancies were compared in ...
Vaughan Owen R - - 2013
Synthetic glucocorticoids, like dexamethasone (dex), restrict growth of the fetus and program its adult physiology, in part by altering placental phenotype. The route and timing of dex administration determine the fetal and adult outcomes but whether these factors affect placental phenotype remains unknown. This study compared placental morphology, amino acid ...
Borrero Sonya - - 2013
Medicaid sterilization policy, which includes a mandatory 30-day waiting period between consent and the sterilization procedure, poses significant logistical barriers for many women who desire publicly funded sterilization. Our goal was to estimate the number of unintended pregnancies and the associated costs resulting from unfulfilled sterilization requests due to Medicaid ...
Mizutani Shigehiko - - 2013
Introduction: Evidence elucidating the pathophysiology and pharmacology of conventional drugs, β-2 stimulants and magnesium sulfate, on safety and effectiveness for preeclampsia and preterm labor are rarely found. Both compounds pass through the placental barrier and could exert their adverse effects on the fetus. Exposure to these agents could be problematic ...
Lermann Johannes - - 2013
Ectopic pregnancy is an acute, potentially life-threatening condition. The aim of this study was to compare the results of surgery and methotrexate treatment in women with ectopic pregnancy, along with a review of the literature. 164 women with ectopic pregnancy, treated from 2000 to 2008 at the university gynecology department, ...
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