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Celik Fatih - - 2012
Vaginal cavernous hemangioma is a considerably rare condition during pregnancy. There has only been one reported case to date. A multiparous, 24-year-old woman in the 32nd week of pregnancy was admitted with a mass prolapsed from the vagina, which had suddenly increased in size over the previous few days. A ...
Lee Kyung Ju - - 2012
During pregnancy spontaneous rupture of the dividing membrane of monochorionic diamniotic twins is extremely rare and difficult to diagnose prenatally. We report a case of pseudo-monoamniotic twins derived from monochorionic diamniotic twin gestation. A 37-year-old woman pregnant with monochorionic diamniotic twins initially confirmed by the first trimester ultrasonography, was suspected ...
Balasch Juan - - 2012
PURPOSE OF REVIEW: The proportion of women who are intentionally delaying pregnancy beyond the age of 35 years has increased greatly in the past few decades because of the clash between the optimal biological period for women to have children with obtaining additional education and building a career. This article ...
McAllister N - - 2012
OBJECTIVES: Needle phobia in pregnancy poses a problem as women may refuse medical care because of their fear. The present study investigates the impact of needle phobia on the antenatal and intrapartum care of needle phobic women and reports on the pregnancy and neonatal outcomes. STUDY DESIGN: A retrospective cohort ...
Eagles J M - - 2012
BACKGROUND: When women have a history of anorexia nervosa (AN), the advice given about becoming pregnant, and about the management of pregnancies, has usually been cautious. This study compared the pregnancy outcomes of women with and without a history of AN.MethodWomen with a confirmed diagnosis of AN who had presented ...
Nilsen Per - - 2012
Objectives. To compare an earlier Swedish antenatal care counseling routine concerning alcohol consumption with an expanded model in terms of effectiveness in achieving abstinence in pregnancy. A further objective was to assess the women's perceptions of the alcohol counseling. Design. Cohort study. Setting. Antenatal care center in a provincial Swedish ...
Fauconnier A - - 2012
To study whether post-partum dyspareunia one year after a delivery is associated with characteristics of delivery: perineal trauma, obstetric interventions and women's experience. A self-administered questionnaire on post-partum sexual function was mailed in May 2002 to all consecutive women who gave birth to a live-born term infant in a maternity ...
Sarberg Maria - - 2012
Objective. To study development of restless legs syndrome (RLS) during and after pregnancy, and whether RLS is related to snoring or other pregnancy-related symptoms. Design. Prospective study. Setting. Antenatal care clinics in the catchment area of Linköping university hospital, Sweden. Population. Five hundred consecutively recruited pregnant women. Methods. Sleep disturbances, ...
Odutola Aderonke A Faculty of Infectious and Tropical Diseases, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel St., London WC1E 7HT, UK. - - 2012
Information on pregnancy rates and factors associated with pregnancy and contraceptive use is important for clinical trials in women in sub-Saharan Africa where withdrawal of investigational products may be required in the event of pregnancy with a consequent effect on sample size and trial power. A prospective cohort analysis of ...
De Santo Luca S - - 2012
This pilot prospective observational study aimed to evaluate the maternal and fetal outcomes of pregnancies under low-dose oral anticoagulation therapy after aortic mechanical replacement. Need for valve replacement is still an issue for young women with native valve disease who are planning on future pregnancy. Choice of replacement device is ...
Carty David M - - 2012
OBJECTIVE:: Circulating biomarkers of endothelial dysfunction and inflammation are elevated in late pregnancy in women with preeclampsia. We examined plasma levels of inflammatory cytokines and adhesion molecules in early pregnancy, to assess their ability to predict preeclampsia. METHODS:: In a prospective longitudinal study, 2600 women with singleton pregnancies and no ...
Amon Sabine - - 2012
This study aims to evaluate the psychosocial factors of neonaticide, especially the circumstances before delivery, the relationships of the pregnant women, and their social environment awareness of women's pregnancy. This nationwide study was register-based, comprising all known neonaticides in Austria and Finland between 1995 and 2005. Cases (n = 28) ...
Okanishi Natsuko - - 2012
Objective. Pregnant women often report complaints due to physiological and postural changes. Postural changes during pregnancy may cause low back pain and pelvic girdle pain. This study aimed to compare the characteristics of postural changes in pregnant and non-pregnant women. Design. Case-control prospective study. Setting. Pregnancy care center. Population. Fifteen ...
Ying Ying - - 2012
To investigate the impact of anti-nuclear antibodies (ANAs) on the outcome of in vitro fertilization-embryo transfer (IVF-ET), 66 (96 cycles) infertile women positive for anti-nuclear antibodies (ANA+ group), and 233(285 cycles) infertile women negative for ANAs (ANA- group) were enrolled. The clinical characteristics and IVF outcome were compared between the ...
Callesen Nicoline F - - 2012
To evaluate the insulin requirements in women with type 1 diabetes during twin pregnancy compared with singleton pregnancy. At 8, 14, 21, 27, and 33 gestational weeks, insulin requirements and HbA(1c) were compared between 15 twin pregnant women from 2000 to 2011 and 108 singleton pregnant women from 2004 to ...
Scribano Philip V - - 2012
To determine the prevalence of intimate partner violence (IPV) before, during and after pregnancy in a national sample of women enrolled in the Nurse Family Partnership (NFP); and, to determine correlates of IPV exposure. Clients enrolled in the NFP between 2002 and 2005 were selected. Data were extracted from NFP ...
Liao Yin-Tzu - - 2012
Abstract Objectives: This study is the first to detect the radial pulses of the three diagnosis positions (inch, bar, and cubit) in both wrists (six positions) by pulse spectrum analysis. The purpose of this study was to identify the difference among pulses of the six positions at three stages of ...
Sun Yijuan - - 2012
To analyze the clinical outcomes of frozen embryo transfer (FET) cycles when two or three multicellular embryos were transferred in Chinese women. A retrospective study was conducted to analyze 980 FET cycles performed between January 2007 and October 2010. Two (785 cycles) or three (195 cycles) multicellular embryos were transferred. ...
Holmes V A - - 2012
Aims:  To determine if an educational DVD increases knowledge and changes attitudes of women with diabetes towards preconception care. Methods:  Ninety-seven women with diabetes (Type 1, n = 89; Type 2, n = 8), aged 18-40 years, completed a pre-DVD and post-DVD intervention study by postal questionnaire. Beliefs and attitudes associated with preventing an unplanned ...
Saadeh Frances B - - 2012
To examine residential mobility (i.e., moving) during pregnancy and in the first year of an infant's life using a large, prospective birth cohort in Rhode Island. Participants were recruited from Women and Infants Hospital of Rhode Island between January 5, 2009 and March 19, 2009. Residential histories were collected from ...
Devine Kit S - - 2012
: A review of current guidelines on the diagnosis and management of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. The first of a two-part article. OVERVIEW: Despite the availability of effective contraceptive methods, unintended pregnancy continues to be a significant health problem for women throughout the world. The reasons for unplanned pregnancy include ...
Yan Jian - - 2012
BACKGROUND: In 1998 choline Adequate Intakes of 425 and 450 mg/d were established for nonpregnant and pregnant women, respectively. However, to our knowledge, no dose-response studies have been conducted to evaluate the effects of pregnancy or maternal choline intake on biomarkers of choline metabolism. OBJECTIVE: We sought to quantify the ...
Tropeano Giovanna - - 2012
Uterine artery embolization (UAE) is still regarded by most gynaecologists as contraindicated for women with symptomatic fibroids and otherwise unexplained infertility. For such patients, myomectomy is the usual option. We performed UAE as treatment of menorrhagia in an infertile woman with multiple subserosal and intramural fibroids who had previously failed ...
Efe Yasemin Kozluca - - 2012
To determine concurrent changes in corneal thickness, intraocular pressure (IOP), and corneal topography measurements during normal pregnancy. Prospective cohort study. We studied 50 eyes from 25 healthy women whose ages ranged from 21 to 35 years and who were first seen during the 10th week of pregnancy. Measurements included IOP ...
Kottmel Andrea - - 2012
OBJECTIVE: The rising rate of cesarean sections (CS), especially those on maternal request, is an important obstetric care issue. The aim of this two-point cross-sectional study was to evaluate the prevalence of CS and their indications. METHODS: We performed a retrospective chart review of the indications of all CS performed ...
Laughon S Katherine - - 2012
The objective of the study was to examine differences in labor patterns in a modern cohort compared with the 1960s in the United States. Data from pregnancies at term, in spontaneous labor, with cephalic, singleton fetuses were compared between the Collaborative Perinatal Project (CPP, n = 39,491 delivering 1959-1966) and ...
Timor-Tritsch Ilan E IE Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, New York University School of Medicine, New York, NY 10016, USA. - - 2012
This review concentrates on 2 consequences of cesarean deliveries that may occur in a subsequent pregnancy. They are the pathologically adherent placenta and the cesarean scar pregnancy. We explored their clinical and diagnostic as well as therapeutic similarities. We reviewed the literature concerning the occurrence of early placenta accreta and ...
Ma Ping - - 2012
Ethnic minorities living in the US have lower utilization and access to prenatal care, resulting in an increased risk of adverse pregnancy outcomes. The present study examines utilization of prenatal care, perceived pregnancy related health, and perceived risk of adverse pregnancy outcomes among Arab women living in the USA cross-sectional ...
Gentile Salvatore - - 2012
Untreated bipolar disorder during pregnancy leads to detrimental repercussions on the mother-infant pair's health. Despite different drugs having been proposed as mood stabilizers, lithium remains the first-choice agent for preventing mood changes. Analyzing up-to-date information on the reproductive safety of lithium and providing practice guidelines to optimize its use during ...
Morissens Marielle - - 2012
AimWomen with congenital heart disease are often considered to be restricted in their obstetrical life and even their marital life. Our single-centre study aimed to determine the real-life situation of these women with regard to successful family life and any pregnancy complications they may experience. METHODS: From our database of ...
González-Quintero Victor H - - 2012
Objective To determine if current recommendations for weight gain in twin pregnancies according to maternal prepregnancy body mass index (PPBMI) influence perinatal outcomes.Methods We identified women with twins enrolled in a maternity risk screening and education program with initial screening and prenatal care initiated at <20 weeks and delivery at ...
Daumer Martin - - 2012
In the first half of the 20th century, some women with multiple sclerosis (MS) were advised by their neurologist not to become pregnant, or even to have a therapeutic abortion if they did.(1) However, now it is widely accepted that relapse rate is reduced during pregnancy, at least in the ...
Bourre B - - 2012
OBJECTIVE:The purpose of our study was to assess the influence of pregnancy on the course of neuromyelitis optica (NMO) and the impact of epidural analgesia and breastfeeding on its activity in the postpartum period. METHODS:We performed a retrospective study of patients with NMO diagnosed according to Wingerchuk criteria. We noted ...
Draper E S ES Department of Health Sciences, University of Leicester, Leicester, UK. - - 2012
To review all late terminations of pregnancy, between 22(+0) and 26(+6) weeks of gestation, collected as part of the EPICure2 study. Prospective cohort study. All National Health Service (NHS) hospitals providing perinatal services for extremely preterm infants. All births between 22(+0) and 26(+6) weeks of gestation in England during 2006. ...
Curry Ra - - 2012
Please cite this paper as: Curry R, Fletcher C, Gelson E, Gatzoulis M, Woolnough M, Richards N, Swan L, Steer P, Johnson M. Pulmonary hypertension and pregnancy-a review of 12 pregnancies in nine women. BJOG 2012; DOI: 10.1111/j.1471-0528.2012.03295.x. Objective  To report outcomes in a recent series of pregnancies in women ...
Hartge David Rafael - - 2012
OBJECTIVES: We analyse the prenatal detection and pregnancy outcome of twin reversed arterial perfusion syndrome (TRAP-sequence) in monochorionic twin pregnancies. METHODS: We included all cases in which the prenatal diagnosis of a TRAP-sequence had been established and reviewed the prenatal, obstetrical, and pathological records of the acardiac twin as well ...
Badgery-Parker Tim - - 2012
To assess the frequency and outcomes of preterm hospital admissions during pregnancy, with a focus on transfers to higher levels of care. Population-based cohort study using linked population data. Women who were admitted to hospital in weeks 20-36 of pregnancy (preterm) and gave birth to a liveborn singleton infant in New ...
Al Habashneh Rola - - 2012
In this study we used receiver-operating characteristic (ROC) analysis to comparatively evaluate maternal periodontal parameters to predict preterm (PB) delivery and low birth weight (LBW) delivery among Jordanian women. A total of 277 pregnant women (20 weeks of gestation or less) had periodontal examination at baseline and followed up until delivery. ...
Benachi Alexandra - - 2012
OBJECTIVES: Fetal rhesus D (RhD) status determination using circulating cell-free fetal DNA from maternal plasma or serum is now recognized in Europe as a reliable and useful tool. A few countries are presently using this test in their management policy of rhesus D negative patients. The objective of this study ...
Hu I-Jan - - 2012
The purpose of this study was to evaluate the nationwide stillbirth rate and explore the potential risk factors associated with stillbirths. Data from vital registrations during the time period from January 1, 2001 through to December 31, 2004 in Taiwan were used. Stillbirth was defined as fetal death with more ...
Kruchkovich Jenya - - 2012
OBJECTIVE: To evaluate the ability of Creatine phosphokinase (CPK) levels and CPK-MB proportion to differentiate between extra and intrauterine of very early gestations with unknown location. MATERIALS AND METHODS: The study is case-control. CPK levels and CPK-MB proportion in 51 women with extrauterine pregnancies were compared to those in 28 ...
Madarshahian Farah - - 2012
Despite widespread cultural vilification, lactation-pregnancy overlap remains common. Its actual adverse effects remain uncertain. This study compared rates of success in reaching full-term delivery and newborn birth weights between two groups of multiparous pregnant women: those who breast-fed during pregnancy and those who did not. This was a comparative study ...
Zimmer Etan Z - - 2012
Objective- The purpose of this study was to describe a series of cases of transient changes in the female fetal external genitalia. Methods- In our practice area, most pregnant women usually undergo a detailed sonographic survey of all fetal organs, including the external genitalia in early and mid pregnancy. Results- ...
Bedoya-Ronga Alvaro - - 2012
Caesarean section (CS) rates have steadily risen from 10% of all deliveries in the 1980s to a current figure of around 23.8%. Approximately 75% of CS are emergency procedures and only 25% are elective planned deliveries. When deciding whether to offer CS, it is important to consider the psychological implications ...
Santolaya Joaquin - - 2012
Twin gestations are fascinating and are also high-risk pregnancies. They account for approximately 3% of all pregnancies in the United States. Major obstetrical complications associated with twin pregnancies include hypertensive disorders of pregnancy, gestational diabetes, and preterm delivery. In addition, the death rate for twins and the rate of severe ...
Cole Laurence A - - 2012
Considerable evidence indicates that one third of early pregnancy failures, spontaneous abortions and biochemical pregnancies, are due to chromosomal abnormalities, and two thirds are due to inappropriate implantation. These findings led us to investigate the role of hyperglycosylated hCG, an important pregnancy implantation signal, in pregnancy failures. We used urinary ...
Redwood Tracey - - 2012
This article illustrates a methodological approach, which actively engaged 14 to 19 year olds in the research process. This two phase study explored the attitudes and behaviours of young people towards teenage pregnancy in Northamptonshire, UK. The first phase involved training young mothers to lead six focus groups with three ...
Saastad Eli - - 2012
  Background:  Fetal movement counting may improve timely identification of decreased fetal activity and thereby contribute to prevent adverse pregnancy outcomes, but it may also contribute to maternal concern. This study aimed to test whether fetal movement counting increased maternal concern. Methods:  In a multicenter, controlled trial 1,013 women with ...
Hatton Rachael - - 2012
There are a growing number of women with congenital heart disease reaching adulthood and contemplating and/or undergoing pregnancy. However, pregnancy imposes hemodynamic stress on the heart and this can result in maternal, fetal and neonatal complications. Most women with congenital heart disease do well during pregnancy, but some women with ...
Shrim Alon - - 2012
Objective: To review the existing data regarding varicella zoster virus infection (chickenpox) in pregnancy, interventions to reduce maternal complications and fetal infection, and antepartum and peripartum management. Methods: The maternal and fetal outcomes in varicella zoster infection were reviewed, as well as the benefit of the different treatment modalities in ...
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