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Walls M L ML Fertility Specialists of Western Australia, 25 Queenslea Drive, Claremont, Perth, WA 6010, Australia School of Women's and Infant's Health, University of Western Australia, King Edward Memorial Hospital, 374 Bagot Road, Subiaco, Perth, WA 6008, Australia - - 2014
Is in vitro maturation (IVM) as successful as standard in vitro fertilization (IVF) for the treatment of patients with polycystic ovaries (PCO) in terms of fresh, frozen and cumulative pregnancy outcomes? There was no difference in clinical pregnancy rates in fresh or frozen embryo transfer (FET) cycles between the two ...
Yang Xilin - - 2014
BackgroundThere are no randomised controlled trials to demonstrate whether lifestyle modifications can improve pregnancy outcomes of gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) diagnosed by the International Association of Diabetes and Pregnancy Study Group¿s (IADPSG) criteria. We tested the effectiveness of lifestyle modifications implemented in a 3-tier¿s shared care (SC) on pregnancy outcomes ...
Chernyshov Viktor P VP Laboratory of Immunology, Institute of Pediatrics, Obstetrics and Gynecology, National Academy of Medical Sciences of Ukraine, Kyiv, Ukraine. Electronic address: - - 2014
Immune markers that may predict IVF failure and successful implantation and pregnancy were studied. Favorable immune parameters were selected based on 90% of data of women who got pregnant and had uneventful pregnancy course and outcome in present IVF cycle. Immune phenotype and NK cell activity of peripheral blood of ...
Kim Min Kyung MK Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Kangbuk Samsung Hospital, Sungkyunkwan University School of Medicine, Seoul, - - 2014
To investigate the feasibility and safety of single port laparoscopic surgery (SP-LS) for ectopic pregnancy, irrespective of type of ectopic pregnancy and hemodynamic stability. A prospective case-control study of 106 women who underwent SP-LS or conventional LS for a suspected ectopic pregnancy was performed at a university teaching hospital from ...
Magtira Aromalyn A Department of Statistics, University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, - - 2014
The aim of this study is to determine whether psychiatric symptoms affect recurrence risk of hyperemesis gravidarum (HG). The study sample included 108 women with HG treated with i.v. fluids in their first pregnancy. Women were divided into two groups based on recurrence of HG in their second pregnancy. Participants ...
Sigala Julien J EA 4308 Gamétogenèse et qualité du gamète, Institut de Biologie de la Reproduction-Spermiologie-CECOS, Hôpital Jeanne de Flandre, Centre Hospitalier Régional et Universitaire, Lille, France. Electronic address: - - 2014
To evaluate the relationship between polycystic ovarian morphology (PCOM) and oocyte quality after controlled ovarian stimulation for intracytoplasmic sperm injection (ICSI). Prospective, comparative study with concurrently treated and age-matched controls. Academic IVF unit of the Lille University Hospital. A total of 194 women were prospectively included before their first IVF-ICSI ...
Tabatabaei Negar N School of Dietetics and Human Nutrition, McGill University, Ste-Anne-de-Bellevue, QC, - - 2014
The dose-response effect of maternal dietary cholecalciferol during pregnancy on maternal glucose tolerance is unknown. In addition, circulating osteocalcin is increased by 1,25-dihydroxyvitamin D [1,25(OH)2D] and may improve glucose homeostasis. This study was designed to test whether dietary cholecalciferol during pregnancy dose-dependently affects maternal glucose tolerance and maternal and neonatal glucose ...
Carrera-Chávez J M JM Unidad Académica de Medicina Veterinaria y Zootecnia, Universidad Autónoma de Zacatecas, Carretera Panamericana Zacatecas-Fresnillo Km 31.5, 98500 El Cordovel Enrique Estrada, Zacatecas, Mexico. Electronic address: - - 2014
This study evaluated whether the administration of 50 and 100mg bovine somatotropin (bST) at the start of synchronization and at the time of natural mating in ewes improves the ovulation rate, embryonic development and pregnancy rate of transferred embryos. Forty-eight donors were assigned to three treatments: the bST-100 treatment (n=15) ...
Ng Ernest Hung Yu EH Department of Obstetrics & Gynaecology, The University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam Road, Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, China - - 2014
Does atosiban (oxytocin/vasopressin V1A receptor antagonist), given around embryo transfer improve the live birth rate of women undergoing IVF treatment? The use of atosiban around embryo transfer did not improve the live birth rate in a general population of IVF patients. Uterine contractions in IVF cycles were significantly increased following ...
Murakami Masao M Kuramoto Women's Clinic, 1-1-19 Hakataeki-higashi, Hakata-ku, Fukuoka, 812-0013, Japan, - - 2014
To assess the efficacy of a novel, defined vitrification procedure using recombinant human albumin (rHA) for cryopreservation of human blastocysts. Retrospective study. Private IVF clinic. 1,496 patients received vitrified/warmed embryo transfer (ET). Surplus blastocysts, and blastocysts from patients undergoing elective embryo cryopreservation, were vitrified/warmed using Cryotop carriers in homemade solutions ...
Díaz-García César C Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Sahlgrenska Academy, University of Gothenburg, Göteborg, Sweden; Fertility Preservation Unit, Women's Health Area, La Fe University Hospital, University of Valencia, Valencia, Spain; Instituto de Investigaciones Sanitarias La Fe, Valencia, Spain. Electronic address: - - 2014
To investigate whether allogeneic uterine grafts in a rat model, with tacrolimus immunosuppression, can harbor pregnancies that result in offspring with normal postnatal growth. Experimental animal study. University hospital. Lewis rats as uterus donors and Piebald-Virol-Glaxo rats as recipients. Animals were allocated to one of the following three groups: allogeneic ...
Thame Minerva M MM Department of Child and Adolescent Health,University of the West - - 2014
During pregnancy, adult women with a normal BMI synthesise extra amino acids after an overnight fast by increasing body protein breakdown and decreasing amino acid oxidation. It is not known whether adolescent girls can make these adaptations during pregnancy. The present study aimed to measure and compare the protein, glutamine ...
Scully S S School of Veterinary Medicine, Belfield, Dublin, - - 2014
The aim was to characterize changes in the ultrasound characteristics of the CL and uterus in pregnant, inseminated nonpregnant, and cyclic beef heifers and to correlate findings with systemic progesterone (P4) concentrations with the intention of identifying possible markers for early identification of pregnancy. Heifers were randomly selected for artificial ...
Nordqvist Sarah S Department of Women's and Children's Health, Uppsala University, SE-751 85 Uppsala, Sweden. Electronic address: - - 2014
Genetic polymorphisms involved in angiogenesis, apoptosis and chemokine signalling are associated with varying ovarian response and oocyte quality. The protein, histidine-rich glycoprotein (HRG), is involved in these processes, but its effect on ovarian response in IVF has not been previously studied. A single nucleotide polymorphism (SNP) in the HRG gene ...
Radzinsky Viktor V Peoples' Friendship University of Russia, Department of Medicine, Miklukho-Maklaya 6, Moscow, 117198 United - - 2014
Abstract Objective: There has been an increasing trend for Ceasarean deliveries in twin pregnancies over the last decades; preferred mode of delivery is still unclear. The article presents the mode of twin delivery within intact amniotic sac. Methods: The intrapartum course in 70 matched twin pairs extracted by Caesarean section ...
Aboulghar Mohamed A MA Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Faculty of Medicine, Cairo University, Cairo, Egypt; The Egyptian IVF Center, Maadi, Cairo, Egypt. Electronic address: - - 2014
In this prospective randomized study, the effect of daily gonadotrophin-releasing hormone agonist (GnRHa) in the luteal phase on IVF and intracytoplasmic sperm injection (ICSI) outcomes was assessed. Women (n = 446) were counselled for IVF-ICSI, and randomized on the day of embryo transfer to group 1 (daily 0.1 mg subcutaneous GnRHa ...
Wang Xiao-Hong XH Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, 101st Hospital of PLA, Wuxi, 214044, - - 2014
To compare the therapeutic effects of metformin (Met) and laparoscopic ovarian drilling (LOD) in clomiphene and insulin-resistant patients with polycystic ovary syndrome (CIRPCOS). A total of 110 patients were randomly divided into two groups. One group was administered Met (n = 55), while the other group underwent LOD (n = 55). Rates of ovulation, ...
Hawkins M M Division of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, Department of Public Health, School of Public Health and Health Sciences, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, - - 2014
To pilot the feasibility of a prenatal lifestyle intervention to modify physical activity and diet among pregnant overweight and obese Hispanic women, with the aim of reducing risk factors for gestational diabetes mellitus. Women were randomized either to a lifestyle intervention (n=33, 48.5%), consisting of a culturally and linguistically modified, ...
Ekeroma Alec J AJ Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences, University of Auckland, Auckland, New - - 2014
Adopting the modified International Association of Diabetes and Pregnancy Study Groups (IADPSG) criteria for diagnosing gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) will increase the prevalence of GDM resulting in increased resource utilisation and an unknown effect on clinical outcomes. To determine the prevalence of GDM by the modified IADPSG criteria and compare ...
Shuai Zhenhong Z Shandong University of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Jinan, - - 2014
To evaluate the effect of transcutaneous electrical acupuncture point stimulation (TEAS) on endometrial HOXA10 protein expression and three-dimensional (3D) power Doppler ultrasound parameters as markers of endometrial receptivity in women undergoing frozen-thawed embryo transfer (FET). A total of 68 women undergoing FET were randomised to receive TEAS or mock TEAS ...
Yoshioka Waka W Kuma Hospital, Center for Excellence in Thyroid Care, Kobe 650-0011, - - 2014
Infertile women sometimes associated with subclinical hypothyroidism (SCH). The guidelines of the American Endocrine Society, and American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists and American Thyroid Association recommend treatment with thyroxine (T4) for patients with SCH who want to have children. We examined 69 female infertile patients with SCH and the effects ...
Khalil Asma A Department of Fetal Medicine, St George's University of London, - - 2014
Corin, an atrial natriuretic peptide-converting enzyme, has been found to promote trophoblast invasion and spiral artery remodeling. Elevated maternal plasma atrial natriuretic peptide (ANP) levels and reduced corin levels have been reported in pregnancies complicated by preeclampsia (PE). The aim of this study was to investigate longitudinal changes in maternal ...
Wu Yu - - 2014
The goal of this study was to assess the association between endometrial thickness on the chorionic gonadotropin (hCG) day and in vitro fertilization and embryo transfer (IVF-ET) outcome in normal responders after GnRH antagonist administration. A retrospective cohort study was performed in normal responders with GnRH antagonist administration from January ...
Jonsdottir Fjola F Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics, Roskilde University Hospital, - - 2014
Investigate the rate of internal podalic version followed by breech extraction for a second non-vertex twin with the first delivered vaginally, and compare neonatal outcome with emergency cesarean section. Design Cohort study. National Danish Registers. Twin pregnancies (1997-2012) with gestational age ≥34 weeks; first twin delivered vaginally, second by internal ...
Mariano Melise Oliveira MO Department of Psychobiology, Universidade Federal de São Paulo - UNIFESP, São Paulo, SP, - - 2014
Pregnant women have a 2-3 fold higher probability of developing restless legs syndrome (RLS - sleep-related movement disorders) than general population. This study aims to evaluate the behavior and locomotion of rats during pregnancy in order to verify if part of these animals exhibit some RLS-like features. We used 14 ...
Kuzmin A A Rostov Scientific Research Institute of Obstetrics and Pediatrics, Ministry of Health of the Russian Federation , Rostov-on-Don , - - 2014
Abstract Study objective: Tubal factor accounts for 25-30% of cases of female infertility. Laparoscopy "Gold Standard" for tubal evaluation. However, it is known that during the initial infection of the fallopian tube mucosal damage occurs, a condition which plays a decisive role in reproduction. In this prospective randomized study, 468 ...
Wong Lf L Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Utah, USA Intermountain Healthcare, USA - - 2014
Evidence from basic science studies supports a causative relationship between antiphospholipid antibodies (aPL) and recurrent early miscarriage (REM) (prior to 10 weeks of gestation). However, human studies have not consistently found a relationship between aPL and REM. Members of the Obstetric Task Force of the 14th International Congress on Antiphospholipid ...
Cosson E E Department of Endocrinology-Diabetology-Nutrition, CRNH-IdF, CINFO, Jean-Verdier Hospital, Paris 13 University, Sorbonne Paris Cité, AP-HP, Bondy, France; UMR U1143 Inserm/U1125 Inra/Cnam/Université Paris 13, Sorbonne Paris Cité, Bobigny, France. Electronic address: - - 2014
The International Association of Diabetes and Pregnancy Study Group (IADPSG) has proposed that blood glucose levels for the diagnosis of gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) be the values associated with a 1.75-fold increase in the risk of neonatal complications in the Hyperglycaemia and Adverse Pregnancy Outcomes (HAPO) study. However, this recommendation ...
Wei Yumei Y Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Peking Univesity First Hospital, Beijing 100034, - - 2014
The International Association of Diabetes and Pregnancy Study Group (IADPSG) recommended new diagnostic criteria for gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) after extensive analyses of the Hyperglycemia and Adverse Pregnancy Outcomes (HAPO) study. Unfortunately, there was no data from mainland of China in this study. We evaluated the feasibility of IADPSG criteria ...
Luo Xiao-Dong XD Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, the Second Affiliate Hospital, Chongqing University of Medical Science, Chongqing 400010, China. E-mail. - - 2014
To evaluate whether nutritional management intervention can prevent excessive weight gain during pregnancy and improve perinatal outcomes. This cross-sectional study included 276 pregnant women undergoing prenatal care between June 2010 and December 2011 at the Obstetrics and Gynecology Department of the Second Affiliate Hospital of the ChongQing University of Medical ...
Mariano Melise Oliveira MO Department of Psychobiology, Universidade Federal de São Paulo - UNIFESP, São Paulo, SP, - - 2014
Pregnant women have a 2-3 fold higher probability of developing restless legs syndrome (RLS - sleep-related movement disorders) than general population. This study aims to evaluate the behavior and locomotion of rats during pregnancy in order to verify if part of these animals exhibit some RLS-like features. We used 14 ...
Liu Lin L Reproductive Medical Center, Union Hospital, Tongji Medical College, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Wuhan, 430022, China, - - 2014
The influence of inner cell mass (ICM) and trophectoderm (TE) score on pregnancy outcomes in frozen-thawed blastocyst transfer cycles was analyzed. A retrospective analysis of 741 cycles of frozen-thawed blastosysts transfer was performed. All cycles were divided into four groups based on the number and morphological score of blastocysts: S-ICM ...
Akbarzade Marzieh M Community Based Psychiatric Care Research Center, Department of Midwifery, School of Nursing and Midwifery, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz, - - 2014
Fathers' cooperation has been less taken into account in the process of pregnancy. The present study aimed to investigate the effect of training the fathers regarding attachment skills on maternal-fetal attachment in primigravida women in 2013. This randomized controlled trial was performed on 150 qualified pregnant women's husbands. The intervention ...
Dahdouh Elias M EM PROCREA Clinics, Montreal QC; ART-PGD Centre, CHU Sainte-Justine, Montreal QC; Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Montreal, Montreal - - 2014
This study was performed to evaluate the efficacy of the flexible GnRH antagonist protocol in comparison with the long GnRH agonist protocol in elective single embryo transfer (eSET) practice. It was conducted in a publicly funded in vitro fertilization program. We performed a prospective cohort analysis of data from a ...
Saharkhiz Nasrin N Infertility and Reproductive Health Research Center (IRHRC), Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, - - 2014
Embryo transfer (ET) is one of the most important steps in assisted re- productive technology (ART) cycles and affected by many factors namely the depth of embryo deposition in uterus. In this study, the outcomes of intracytoplasmic sperm injec- tion (ICSI) cycles after blind embryo transfer and embryo transfer based ...
Foroozanfard Fatemeh F Gametogenesis Research Center, Kashan University of Medical Sciences, Kashan, - - 2014
To assess the efficacy of luteal phase support (LPS) using intravaginal progesterone (P) on pregnancy rate in Iranian women with polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS) who used a combination for ovulation induction consisting of letrozole or clomi- phene citrate (CC) and human menopausal gonadotropin (HMG). This was a randomized clinical trial ...
Sohrabvand Farnaz F Department of Infertility, Vali-e-Asr Hospital , Imam Khomeini Hospital Complex, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, - - 2014
One of the most important factors affecting success rates in assisted reproductive techniques (ART) besides the number of oocytes retrieved and high quality embryos derived from them is the technical aspects of embryo transfer. It seems that pretreatement with uterine relaxants can be helpful in preventing un- pleasant cramps which ...
Seervi Nandaram N Resident, Department of Obst. & Gynae., S.M.S. Medical College & Hospital, Jaipur, Rajasthan 302015, - - 2014
Nearly 20% of all confirmed pregnancies end in spontaneous abortion. Misoprostol's use in early pregnancy failure is varied and dose and route are not well established. The aim of this study was to compare the efficacy and the side effects of different regimes of misoprostol in causing expulsion of products ...
Eftekhar Maryam M Research and Clinical Center for Infertility, Shahid Sadoughi University of Medical Sciences, Yazd, - - 2014
Background: We often see patients with a thin endometrium in ART cycles, in spite of standard and adjuvant treatments. Improving endometrial growth in patients with a thin endometrium is very difficult. Without adequate endometrial thickness these patients, likely, would not have reached embryo transfer. Objective: We planned this study to ...
Ventura Camila V CV Department of Ophthalmology, Fundação Altino Ventura, Recife, PE, - - 2014
Purpose: To assess the sociodemographic profiles, teratogen exposures, and ocular congenital abnormalities in Brazilian patients with Möbius sequence. Method: Forty-four patients were recruited from the Brazilian Möbius Sequence Society. This cross-section comprised 41 patients (age, mean ± standard deviation, 9.0 ± 5.5 years) who fulfilled the inclusion criteria. The parent ...
Rivera Marcelino E ME The Department of Urology, Mayo Medical School, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, - - 2014
To assess the duration and total number of anesthetic exposures required for the treatment of urolithiasis during pregnancy, specifically comparing temporizing measures with active treatment because urolithiasis and its management may pose potential theoretical risks for the mother and fetus. We retrospectively reviewed patients with a confirmed diagnosis of urolithiasis during ...
López Regalado Ma Luisa ML U. Reproducción, UGC de Obstetricia y Ginecología, Hospital Universitario Virgen de las Nieves, Instituto de Investigación Biosanitaria de Granada, Granada, Spain, - - 2014
According to the latest ART report for Europe, about 13 % of pregnancies after frozen embryo transfer are multiple. Our objective was to analyse the impact on the multiple pregnancy rate of two eSFET (elective single frozen embryo transfers) versus a DFET (double frozen embryo transfer) in women aged under 38 years, ...
Mutlu Ilknur I aDepartment of Obstetrics & Gynecology, Gazi University Faculty of Medicine, Ankara bDepartment of Obstetrics & Gynecology, HRS Women Hospital, Ankara cDepartment of Obstetrics & Gynecology, Okmeydani Research and Training Hospital, Istanbul, - - 2014
This study investigates the effects of anticoagulant therapy on pregnancy outcomes in 204 patients with thrombophilia and previous poor obstetric outcomes. Patients with poor obstetric history (pre-eclampsia, intrauterine growth retardation, fetal death, placental abruption, recurrent pregnancy loss) and having hereditary thrombophilia were included in this study. Poor obstetric outcomes were ...
Restelli Liliana L Infertility Unit, Fondazione Istituto di Ricovero e Cura a Carattere Scientifico Ca' Granda, Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico, Via M. Fanti 6, 20122, Milan, - - 2014
To compare two embryo grouping strategies. Retrospective time-course analysis in two different centres. Two culture protocols were used at the zygote stage: "Random Group" in which zygotes were randomly grouped and "Definite Group" in which zygotes were grouped based on pronuclear pattern. Embryo culture was extended to blastocyst stage. Primary ...
Tian Yu-Cui YC Department of Gynecology, Beijing Obstetrics and Gynecology Hospital, Capital Medical University, Beijing, - - 2014
The aim of this study was to compare the feasibility, reliability, safety and pregnancy outcomes following transabdominal myomectomy (TAM) and laparoscopic myomectomy (LM) at Beijing Obstetrics and Gynecology Hospital. The study included two parts: between January 2005 and December 2010, data on 157 patients were retrospectively collected; and between January ...
Bazzano M M Department of Veterinary Sciences, University of Messina, Messina, - - 2014
Pregnancy represents a specific physiological status characterized by continuous adjustments that affect maternal metabolism of all nutrients. In the last trimester of pregnancy, mare's nutrient requirements greatly increase and most pregnancy-associated diseases are likely to occur. Therefore, we aimed to assess the metabolic profile of broodmares focusing on the last ...
Cimsit Canan C Department of Radiology, Marmara University Training and Research Hospital, Istanbul, Pendik, Turkey, - - 2014
The aim of this study is to determine if the Strain elastography (SE) of the placenta measured in the second trimester differs between normal pregnancies and pregnancies complicated by preeclampsia (PE). 219 singleton pregnancies who had routine anomaly scanning between the 20th and 23rd weeks of gestation were included in this ...
Duan Fu-Hua FH Center for Reproductive Medicine, Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics, Nanfang Hospital, Southern Medical University, Guangzhou, 510515, People's Republic of - - 2014
To determine whether Aβ40 levels in the follicular fluid (FF) of infertile women undergoing IVF demonstrate a relationship with IVF cycle parameters and outcome. FF Aβ40 levels were compared between patients achieving ongoing pregnancy and those with unsuccessful cycles. Clinical data such as ongoing pregnancy rate, implantation rate, number of ...
Czech-Szczapa Barbara B Department of Preventive Medicine, Poznan University of Medical Sciences (PUMS), ul.Smoluchowskiego 11, Poznan, - - 2014
Abstract Objective: The aim of the study was to assess disordered eating attitudes and other related factors in mothers of newborns requiring Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) admission compared to those of mothers who delivered healthy infants. Methods: An anonymous self-report study conducted among 199 mothers of newborns hospitalized in ...
Huang Bo B Reproductive Medicine Center, Tongji Hospital, Tongji Medicine College, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Wuhan, People's Republic of - - 2014
To analyze the incidence of ectopic pregnancy (EP) in fresh compared with frozen-thawed cycles. Retrospective cohort study. Teaching hospital in the People's Republic of China. 31,925 women undergoing in vitro fertilization-embryo transfer (IVF-ET) from January 2006 to December 2013. Fresh IVF-ET compared with frozen-thawed ET (FET). Incidence of EP with fresh IVF-ET ...
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