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Wallenius Marianne M National Service for Pregnancy and Rheumatic Disease, Dept. of Rheumatology, Trondheim University Hospital, Trondheim, Norway; Dept of Neuroscience, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim, - - 2014
Background: The risk of poor pregnancy outcomes including congenital malformations in offspring of men with inflammatory joint diseases (IJD) treated with disease modifying antirheumatic drugs (DMARDs) before conception is largely unknown. Objective: To examine outcomes of pregnancy in partners of male patients with IJD, one paternal group exposed and another ...
Christiansen Ob O Fertility Clinic 4071, Rigshospitalet, Copenhagen University Hospital, Copenhagen, Denmark; Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Aalborg University Hospital, Aalborg, - - 2014
To determine whether infusions with intravenous immunoglobulin (IVIg) during early pregnancy increase live birth rate in women with secondary recurrent miscarriage compared with placebo. A single-centre, randomised, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial. A tertiary centre for recurrent miscarriage in Copenhagen, Denmark. A group of 82 women with unexplained secondary recurrent miscarriage and ...
Shalom-Paz Einat E IVF Unit, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Faculty of Medicine, Hillel Yaffe Medical Center, Technion - Israel Institute of Technology , Hadera , - - 2014
Abstract Objective: Spermatozoal morphology was reported to effect fertilization, embryo quality and pregnancy results in spontaneous conception and ART. Intracytoplasmic morphologically selected sperm injection (IMSI) is an innovative, not invasive technique, which examines the sperm with no harm at a magnification of 6000 × in order to obtain optimal sperm to ...
Fernández-Shaw S S URH García del Real, Madrid, 28023, Spain, - - 2014
To determine if blastocyst transfer increases the ongoing and cumulative pregnancy rates, compared with day 3 embryo transfer, in women of all ages when at least 4 zygotes are obtained. Prospective study including patients undergoing a first IVF/ICSI treatment and assigned to cleavage stage (n = 46) or blastocyst (n = 58) embryo transfer. ...
Liu Xiaohua X Obstetrics Department, International Peace Maternity & Child Health Hospital, Shanghai Jiaotong University, Shanghai, - - 2014
To evaluate prevalence and pregnancy outcomes using the International Association of Diabetes and Pregnancy Study Groups (IADPSG) criteria and screening protocol vs. a standard two-step screening approach for gestational diabetes mellitus in Chinese twin pregnancies. A retrospective cohort study for pregnancies during 2007-2013 was performed in a tertiary hospital in ...
Fancsovits Peter P Division of Assisted Reproduction, First Department of Obstetrics and Gyneacology, Semmelweis University, Baross u. 27., 1088, Budapest, Hungary, - - 2014
This prospective randomized study reports the effect of hyaluronan-enriched embryo transfer media on the outcome of in vitro fertilization and embryo transfer (IVF-ET) treatments. A total of 581 IVF-ET cycles were included in this study. In the Hyaluronan (HA) group (n = 290), embryos were transferred from hyaluronan-enriched transfer medium. In Control ...
Zhang Zheng Z Department of Andrology, Drum tower Hospital, Nanjing University, #321 Zhong Shan Road, Nanjing, 210008, China, - - 2014
The purpose of this study was to carry out a meta-analysis for a comprehensive understanding and estimation of the association between sperm DNA Fragmentation Index (DFI) and pregnancy outcome after in vitro fertilization (IVF) or intracytoplasmic sperm injection (ICSI) treatment. Studies concerning the link of DFI with pregnancy outcome were ...
Velipaşaoğlu M M Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Faculty of Medicine, Eskişehir Osmangazi University , Eskişehir , - - 2014
We assessed the neural injury markers (NIMs) in maternal and umbilical blood in preterm deliveries with and without intrauterine growth restriction (IUGR), and relationship between NIMs and neonatal complications. Deliveries between 24 and 34 weeks' gestation with (study group) and without (control group) IUGR were included to the study. Three ...
Teitelbaum Lisa L Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, - - 2014
Non-invasive fetal RhD genotyping using cell-free fetal DNA (cffDNA) in the maternal blood allows targeted antenatal RhD prophylaxis in unsensitised RhD negative women. The purpose of this study was to determine the cost and benefit of this approach compared with routine antenatal RhD prophylaxis for all unsensitised RhD negative pregnant ...
Alsharnoubi Jehan J Medical Laser Department, National Institute of Laser Enhanced Sciences (NILES), Cairo University, Cairo, Egypt, - - 2014
Labor induction with traditional drugs is sometimes associated with fetal complications as fetal distress or death. The aim of this study was to evaluate the effect of labor induction by laser acupuncture on fetal well-being in post-term pregnancy. Nulliparous women at 40 weeks or greater were randomized to sham laser group ...
Asemi Z Z Research Center for Biochemistry and Nutrition in Metabolic Diseases, Kashan University of Medical Sciences, Kashan, I. R. - - 2014
Gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) has been recognized as a significant risk factor for unfavorable pregnancy outcomes. Prevalence of vitamin D deficiency is highly prevalent among women with GDM. This study was designed to assess the effect of vitamin D supplementation on pregnancy outcomes of pregnant women with GDM who were ...
Kolte A M AM Recurrent Pregnancy Loss Unit, Fertility Clinic 4071, University Hospital Copenhagen, Rigshospitalet, København Ø, Denmark - - 2014
Pregnancy loss prior to viability is common and research in the field is extensive. Unfortunately, terminology in the literature is inconsistent. The lack of consensus regarding nomenclature and classification of pregnancy loss prior to viability makes it difficult to compare study results from different centres. In our opinion, terminology and ...
Benzer Nilgün N Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Faculty of Medicine, Selçuk University, Konya, - - 2014
Intermittent assessment of renal artery flow velocity waveforms during the early stages of pregnancy may help in predicting changes in amniotic fluid dynamics. The current study sought to determine the relation of renal artery and umbilical artery flow velocity waveforms with normal pregnancies and pregnancies complicated by either polyhydramnios or ...
Roy Suchitra S Department of Nutritional Medicine, Interactive Research School for Health Affairs; Bharati Vidyapeeth University, Pune - - 2014
Abstract Objectives: Increased oxidative stress is known to be associated with pregnancy complications like preeclampsia (PE). We hypothesize that increased maternal oxidative stress may differentially affect/program the pregnancy outcome during early postnatal periods in male and female babies. Materials and methods: One hundred three healthy pregnant women (gestation ≥37 weeks) ...
Cn S S Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, St. Johns Medical College Hospital , Bengaluru , - - 2014
Objective. To compare the efficacy and safety of 50 mcg of sublingual misoprostol with 25 mcg of vaginal misoprostol for induction of labour at term. Method. Non blinded randomized prospective control study. 200 women with singleton term pregnancy, admitted for induction of labour, were randomized to receive either 25 mcg ...
Kivistö K K Department of Social Pediatrics, Hospital for Children and Adolescents, Helsinki University Central Hospital and University of Helsinki, Helsinki, - - 2014
Abstract Objective: Opioid exposure during pregnancy is a potential risk factor for the developing central nervous system of the fetus. We studied evoked responses in buprenorphine-exposed newborns who displayed neonatal abstinence syndrome (NAS) to elucidate the possible alterations in functioning of the somatosensory and auditory systems. Methods: We compared somatosensory ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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. Design: Retrospective study. Setting: Private IVF clinic. Patients: 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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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, ...
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 ...
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 ...
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