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Macklon Kirsten T KT The Fertility Clinic, University Hospital of Copenhagen, Rigshospitalet, Copenhagen, Denmark, - - 2014
To report another two successful pregnancies and deliveries resulting from autotransplanted cryopreserved ovarian tissue several years after the autotransplantation procedure took place. Further, to review the literature on the treatment history, number of live births and their outcome so far reported worldwide. Two women underwent fertility preservation with cryopreservation of ...
Zouboulis Christos C CC Departments of Dermatology, Venereology, Allergology and Immunology, Dessau Medical Center, Dessau, - - 2014
A 30-year-old woman presented with recurrent acne lesions and progressing male-pattern baldness. Furthermore, she reported amenorrhea, weight loss, mucosal xerosis and dyspareunia since discontinuation of hormonal contraception 6 months earlier in order to conceive. Acne tarda and androgenetic alopecia of female pattern were diagnosed. Hormonal and immunologic serological and ultrasound ...
Namazy Jennifer A JA Scripps Clinic, 7565 Mission Valley Rd Ste 200, San Diego, CA, 92108, USA, - - 2014
Chronic rhinitis is a common medical condition to affect pregnant women. Uncontrolled rhinitis during pregnancy may have a significant adverse effect on quality of life and may have an effect on coexisting asthma. This article reviews the most common causes of rhinitis to occur during pregnancy as well as treatment ...
Dalby Jessica J Department of Family Medicine, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, 1100 Delaplaine Court, Madison, WI 53715, USA. Electronic address: - - 2014
7% of US teen women became pregnant in 2008, totaling 750,000 pregnancies nationwide. For women ages 15 to 19, 82% of pregnancies are unintended. Adolescents have a disproportionate risk of medical complications in pregnancy. Furthermore, adolescent parents and their infants both tend to suffer poor psychosocial outcomes. Preventing unintended and ...
Berzan Ecaterina E Department of Nephrology, University Hospital Waterford, Dunmore Road, Waterford, - - 2014
Hypertension is the most common medical disorder encountered during pregnancy, occurring in about 6-8 % of pregnancies. Preeclampsia is a pregnancy-specific disorder that occurs after 20 weeks' gestation, characterized by hypertension and proteinuria. Preeclampsia can also occur superimposed upon chronic hypertension. Eclampsia is the convulsive form of preeclampsia, and affects 0.1 % of ...
Joya Xavier X Unitat de Recerca Infància i Entorn (URIE), Institut Hospital del Mar d'Investigacions Mèdiques (IMIM), Barcelona, Spain; Red de Salud Materno-Infantil y del Desarrollo (SAMID), Programa RETICS, Instituto Carlos III, Madrid, - - 2014
Ethanol is the most common human teratogen, and its consumption during pregnancy can produce a wide range of abnormalities in infants known as fetal alcohol spectrum disorder (FASD). The major characteristics of FASD can be divided into: (i) growth retardation, (ii) craniofacial abnormalities, and (iii) central nervous system (CNS) dysfunction. ...
Barrett Helen L HL School of Medicine, The University of Queensland, St Lucia , Queensland , Australia - - 2014
Pre-eclampsia continues to be a challenge - to understand the underlying pathogenesis and to prevent or treat in the clinical setting. One area of potential therapies opening up is treatment of maternal lipids and clinical trials are underway using statins in early pre-eclampsia. At present, most potential therapies to treat ...
Heller Hanna M - - 2014
Women in pregnancy and postpartum have an increased vulnerability to develop an affective disorder. Affective disorders in pregnancy are associated with an increased risk of prematurity, dysmaturity (foetal weight below the 10th percentile as determined by ultrasound) and the development of postpartum depressive disorder. Untreated affective disorders and their complications ...
Napier C C Institute of Genetic Medicine, Newcastle University and Endocrine Unit, Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals, - - 2014
Uncontrolled hyperthyroidism in pregnancy poses a risk to both mother and fetus, and the optimal treatment strategy in this setting remains elusive. Instigation of pharmacological therapy or an alternative intervention during pregnancy requires careful consideration, and the evidence that has underpinned our choice of anti-thyroid drug (ATD) has not been ...
Hill Jenny J Department of Clinical Sciences, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, Liverpool, United - - 2014
WHO recommends prompt diagnosis and quinine plus clindamycin for treatment of uncomplicated malaria in the first trimester and artemisinin-based combination therapies in subsequent trimesters. We undertook a systematic review of women's access to and healthcare provider adherence to WHO case management policy for malaria in pregnant women. We searched the ...
Kupka M S MS ESHRE Central Office, Meerstraat 60, Grimbergen B-1852, Belgium - - 2014
The 14th European IVF-monitoring (EIM) report presents the results of medically assisted reproduction treatments including assisted reproductive technology (ART) cycles and intrauterine insemination (IUI) cycles initiated in Europe during 2010: are there changes in the trends compared with previous years? Despite some fluctuations in the number of countries reporting, the ...
Cruppe L H LH Department of Animal Sciences, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH - - 2014
The objective of this study was to determine if the omission of GnRH at CIDR insertion would impact pregnancy rates to timed AI (TAI) in beef heifers enrolled in a 5-d CO-Synch + CIDR protocol that utilized 1 PGF2α dose given at CIDR removal. Yearling beef heifers in Ohio in ...
Ohannessian A A Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics, La Conception Hospital, 147 Boulevard Baille, Marseille 13005, - - 2014
Does previous methotrexate (MTX) treatment for ectopic pregnancy (EP) have an effect on ovarian response in women receiving fertility treatment? MTX treatment for EP does not seem to affect subsequent fertility treatment. MTX is commonly used to treat EPs that are diagnosed early. Previous studies have reported conflicting results about ...
Cucinella Gaspare G Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University Hospital 'Paolo Giaccone', Palermo, - - 2014
An electronic search concerning the surgical approach in cases of interstitial pregnancy from January 2000 to May 2013 has been carried out. Fifty three studies have been retrieved and included for statistical analysis. Conservative and radical surgical treatments in 354 cases of interstitial pregnancy are extensively described. Hemostatic techniques have ...
Köhne Martin M Graf Lehndorff-Institute for Equine Sciences, Brandenburg State Stud, Neustadt (Dosse), - - 2014
For prevention of early conceptus loss in the horse, treatment with progestins has become common practice. In cattle, treatment with human chorionic gonadotrophin (hCG) during the early postovulatory phase stimulates endogenous progesterone synthesis, which is an important factor for maintenance of early pregnancy via stimulation of endometrial function and conceptus ...
Legro Richard S RS The authors' affiliations are listed in the - - 2014
Clomiphene is the current first-line infertility treatment in women with the polycystic ovary syndrome, but aromatase inhibitors, including letrozole, might result in better pregnancy outcomes. In this double-blind, multicenter trial, we randomly assigned 750 women, in a 1:1 ratio, to receive letrozole or clomiphene for up to five treatment cycles, ...
Decroocq Justine J Unité Fonctionnelle d'Hématologie and Département d'Obstétrique et de Gynécologie, Hôpital Cochin, Assistance Publique Hôpitaux de Paris, and Université Paris Descartes, Faculté de Médecine Sorbonne Paris Cité, Paris, - - 2014
Primary immune thrombocytopenia is not a rare event during pregnancy, and it must be carefully managed to avoid hemorrhagic complications for the mother. After failure of first-line treatments, the teratogenicity and toxicity of other therapeutic agents limit the available options and treatment. We describe the cases of two pregnant patients ...
Kabiri Doron D Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Hadassah-Hebrew University Medical Center, Jerusalem, Israel. Electronic address: - - 2014
To estimate the association between conservative treatment for placenta accreta and subsequent pregnancy outcomes. In a retrospective study, data were analyzed on women who received conservative treatment for placenta accreta (removal of the placenta with uterine preservation) at a tertiary hospital in Jerusalem, Israel, between 1990 and 2000. Data were ...
Ozler Sibel S Zekai Tahir Burak Women's Health Education and Research Hospital, Talatpasa Street, 06230 Samanpazarı, Ankara, Turkey. Electronic address: - - 2014
About 2-5% of all pregnant women develop gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) during pregnancy and its prevalence has increased markedly within the last decade. GDM is a metabolic syndrome produced by various degrees of carbohydrate intolerance during pregnancy. Various risk factors such as obesity, genetics, environmental factors, and hypertension have been ...
Glezer Andrea A Neuroendocrine Unit, Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism Hospital das Clinicas, University of Sao Paulo Medical School, Sao Paulo, - - 2014
Hyperprolactinemia, frequently caused by a prolactinoma, is an important cause of infertility among young women. Dopamine agonists (DA) are the treatment of choice. Although cabergoline (CAB) is currently considered the gold standard DA, bromocriptine (BRC) remains the drug of choice for women desiring pregnancy, as it was proven to be ...
Mancari Rosanna R *Medical Gynecologic Oncology Division, European Institute of Oncology, Milan, Italy; †Academic Division of Gynaecology and Obstetrics, Mauriziano Hospital "Umberto I," University of Turin, Turin, Italy; ‡Fertility and Pregnancy Unit, Medical Gynecologic Oncology Division, European Institute of Oncology, Milan, Italy; §Breast Cancer Translational Research Laboratory J.C. Heuson, Institut Jules Bordet, Université Libre de Bruxelles, Brussels, Belgium; ∥Preventive Gynecology Division and ¶Pathology Division, European Institute of Oncology, Milan, Italy; **Academic Division of Gynaecology and Obstetrics, Mauriziano Hospital "Umberto I," University of Turin, Turin, Italy; and ††Medical Gynecologic Oncology Division, European Institute of Oncology, University of Milan-Bicocca, - - 2014
Diagnosis of ovarian mass during pregnancy is a rare event. Treatment of ovarian malignancies during pregnancy depends on histology, grade, stage, and gestational weeks. When possible, surgical excision is indicated, and sometimes, fertility-sparing surgery is recommended. Administration of systemic treatment before or after surgery is indicated as in nonpregnant women. ...
Mittal Leena L Department of Psychiatry, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, - - 2014
The treatment of opioid dependence during pregnancy has historically consisted of either medication-assisted withdrawal or maintenance treatment with methadone. Buprenorphine maintenance treatment is emerging as a treatment during pregnancy with distinct benefits for the neonate and the pregnant woman. Buprenorphine is effective in decreasing the risk of relapse in pregnant ...
Duran Alejandra A Endocrinology and Nutrition Department, Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Madrid, SpainFacultad de Medicina, Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Madrid, - - 2014
The use of the new International Association of Diabetes and Pregnancy Study Group criteria (IADPSGC) for the diagnosis of gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) results in an increased prevalence of GDM. Whether their introduction improves pregnancy outcomes has yet to be established. We sought to evaluate the cost-effectiveness of one-step IADPSGC ...
Feltrin C C Molecular and Developmental Biology Lab, University of Fortaleza, Fortaleza, CE, - - 2014
The presence of the zona pellucida has been perceived as a requirement for the oviductal transfer of cloned embryos at early stages of development while protecting the embryo from an immune system response. We hypothesized that steroid hormone therapy could reduce a potential cellular immune response after the transfer of ...
Jeffcoat Marjorie K MK School of Dental Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia. Electronic address: - - 2014
Treatment of periodontal (gum) disease may lessen the adverse consequences of some chronic systemic conditions. To estimate the effects of periodontal therapy on medical costs and hospitalizations among individuals with diagnosed type 2 diabetes (T2D); coronary artery disease (CAD); cerebral vascular disease (CVD); rheumatoid arthritis (RA); and pregnancy in a ...
van den Wijngaard Lotte L Center for Reproductive Medicine, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The - - 2014
Background: Gonadotrophin-releasing hormone (GnRH) antagonists reduce ovarian hyperstimulation syndrome (OHSS) at the price of a small reduction in effectiveness compared to GnRH agonists. The aim of this study was to investigate patients' preferences on effectiveness, safety and burden of GnRH analogs. Methods: A discrete choice experiment (DCE) and a trade-off ...
Lindenburg Irene T M IT Department of Obstetrics, Leiden University Medical Center, Leiden, The - - 2014
Fetal anemia is a serious complication in pregnancy and associated with perinatal mortality and morbidity. During 25 years of worldwide experience with intravascular intrauterine blood transfusion, a variety of indications have been described. Intrauterine transfusion (IUT) treatment is considered most successful for fetal anemia due to red cell alloimmunization. Moreover, ...
Wu Jun J University of South Carolina, 701 Grove Rd., Health Sciences Administration Bldg. (MIPH), Greenville, SC 29605. - - 2014
Pregnant women with depression face complicated treatment decisions, either because of the risk associated with not treating depression or because of the risks associated with antidepressant use. Approximately 1 in 5 women experience depressive symptoms during pregnancy. This information suggests that many women may take an antidepressant at some time ...
Kutuk Mehmet Serdar MS Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Erciyes University Faculty of Medicine, Kayseri, - - 2014
The aim of this study was to investigate the efficacy, and the safety of systemic multidose methotrexate (MTX) for the treatment of cesarean scar pregnancy (CSP). This retrospective cohort study was performed using records from the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Erciyes University, between 2010 and 2012. The data were ...
Robinson Andrew Y AY San Antonio Military Medical Center, 3551 Roger Brooke Drive, JBSA Fort Sam Houston, TX - - 2014
Botulinum toxin (btx) received U.S. Food and Drug Administration approval for migraine treatment in 2010 with a pregnancy category C. There are minimal reports of its usage in pregnancy with no adverse effects; however, there are no reported cases of usage in a known pregnancy for the successful treatment of ...
Triunfo S S Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology Catholic University of Sacred Heart, Rome, Italy - - - 2014
The estimated incidence of cancer diagnosed in pregnant women in developed societies is 1:1000 pregnancies. The most common cancers associated with pregnancy are gynecological, breast, hematological, and skin. A multidisciplinary care team is required. Various treatment modalities are used, including surgical intervention, chemotherapy and radiological. The management of the malignant ...
Leanza V V Department of Surgery, Obstetrics and Gynecology Catania University, Italy - - - 2014
Unexplained infertility affects 30% of infertile couples. Management depends on duration of infertility and age of female partner. Ovulation induction, together with intrauterine insemination, is commonly offered to couples with infertility of unknown origin. Intrauterine insemination gained its popularity because it is simple, non-invasive and cost-effective technique. The association with ...
Leanza V V Obstetric and Gynecology, Department Of Surgery, Catania University, Italy - - - 2014
Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is one of the most common causes of ovulatory infertility. It is an endocrine disorders characterized by a high level of male hormones (androgens) and frequent anovulatory cycles associated with multiple ovarian microcysts. The aim of this paper was to evaluate effects of a Clomiphene citrate ...
Corrêa Valeria Rita VR Faculdade de Medicina, Instituto Tocantinense Presidente Antonio Carlos, Araguaina, TO, - - 2014
This report describes the case of a patient with acute Chagas disease in Tocantins, Brazil, who was unaware of her pregnancy during benznidazole treatment. She presented with impaired cardiac function during the acute phase (pericarditis and incomplete right bundle-branch block) that resolved favorably after benznidazole therapy. Serological results also became ...
Orozco Esteban Mauricio EM Hospital Universitari Vall d'Hebron, Maternal Fetal Medicine, Passseig Vall d'Hebron 119, Maternity building 6th floor, Barcelona, 08005 - - 2014
Abstract Objective: To evaluate the diagnostic accuracy of different Beta-Human Chorionic Gonadotrophin (β-hCG) levels measurement, for predicting success of medical treatment in cases diagnosed as Tubal Ectopic Pregnancy (TEP) Design: Five-year prospective observational study Setting: Prenatal Diagnosis Unit, Vall d'Hebron University Hospital- Barcelona Patients: TEP cases fulfilling criteria for medical ...
Allen Brian D BD Allen Consulting, Inc., 2003 Springdale Court, Coralville, IA 52241, - - 2014
Multiple pregnancies are an undesirable complication of IVF and of ovulation induction and/or ovulation enhancement without IVF. Studies based on published population data and data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention indicate that savings from the mitigation of iatrogenic multiples would save money in the billions (10(9)) of ...
Campo Shelly S University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA, USA - - 2014
Little is known about barriers that Latinas in the United States face in preventing unintended pregnancies beyond those of language and cost. This study examined factors inhibiting contraceptive use among 18- to 30-year-old Latinas in the Midwest. Individual interviews (N = 31) were conducted in Spanish with Latinas residing across ...
Haghikia Aiden A Department of Neurology, St Josef-Hospital, Ruhr University Bochum, Bochum, - - 2014
IMPORTANCE Natalizumab reduces multiple sclerosis relapses very effectively; however, severe disease activity may return once natalizumab treatment is withdrawn, as recommended during pregnancy. Sometimes restarting natalizumab treatment may be the best option for the mother, but the consequences for the infant are unknown. Except for a few single case reports, ...
Ruiz Ramos Jesus J Pharmacy Department, HUP La Fe, Valencia, - - 2014
Ovarian carcinoma during pregnancy is a rare event that should be treated. In these cases, due to the lack of information available, doubts about the safety of mother and fetus are present. In this report, a 42-year-old woman who was diagnosed with a stage III ovarian carcinoma received six cycles ...
Horne A W AW MRC Centre for Reproductive Health, The Queen's Medical Research Institute, Edinburgh EH16 4TJ, - - 2014
Non-tubal ectopic pregnancies are a rare subgroup of ectopic pregnancies implanted at sites other than the Fallopian tube. Mortality from non-tubal ectopic pregnancies is higher compared with that for tubal ectopic pregnancies, and they are becoming more common, partly due to the rising incidence of Caesarean sections and use of ...
Bridges G A GA North Central Research and Outreach Center, University of Minnesota, Grand - - 2014
Several effective fixed-time AI (FTAI) protocols have been developed to facilitate AI in beef heifers that circumvent the need for estrus detection. Among these are the 5-day CO-Synch + controlled intravaginal progesterone insert (CIDR) (5dCO), PGF2α (PG) 6-day CIDR (PG-6dCIDR), and 14-day CIDR-PG (14dCIDR-PG) protocols. Although each of these protocols ...
Seifarth C C Department of General, Visceral and Vascular Surgery, Charité - Universitätsmedizin Berlin, Campus Benjamin Franklin, Hindenburgdamm 30, 12200, Berlin, Germany, - - 2014
Severe courses of Crohn's disease (CD) during pregnancy are rare. However, if occurring, the risk of miscarriage and low birth weight is increased. At present, only limited data is available on the treatment of CD during pregnancy. In particular, there are no standard guidelines for surgical therapy. Nevertheless, surgery is ...
Besag Frank M C FM SEPT: South Essex Partnership University NHS Foundation Trust, Bedford, UK, - - 2014
There is increasing recognition that ADHD is a common condition, not only in children and teenagers but also in adults. This has led to a rapid rise in the number of women of childbearing age who are being treated for this condition. Against the background of concerns about the use ...
Krashin Jamie W JW The Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology, Oregon Health & Science University, Portland, Oregon. Electronic address: - - 2014
Oregon and federal laws prohibit giving informed consent for permanent contraception when presenting for an abortion. The primary objective of this study was to estimate the number of unintended pregnancies associated with this barrier to obtaining concurrent tubal occlusion and abortion, compared with the current policy which limits women to ...
Watters Amber N AN Northwestern University, Chicago, - - 2014
To assess the success of methotrexate in treating ectopic pregnancy in a disadvantaged inner-city population. A retrospective chart review (n=81) was conducted on patients who received methotrexate for ectopic pregnancy at Cook County Hospital between January 2006 and December 2011. Data collected included demographics, relative contraindications to methotrexate, clinical presentation, ...
Wiseberg Max - - 2014
Spring and summer can bring misery to millions who suffer from allergic reactions to pollen. Hay fever can cause runny noses, streaming eyes and sore throats. Sadly, many treatments for this distressing condition are not recommended during pregnancy because of fears surrounding the effect on the unborn child. This article ...
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 ...
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