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Al-Sweih Noora - - 2004
OBJECTIVES: This study investigated the vaginal colonization rate of Streptococcus agalactiae (group B streptococci, GBS) in an antenatal population in a maternity hospital. SUBJECTS AND METHODS: Anal, vaginal and combined anal and vaginal specimens were obtained from 110 pregnant women (mean age 30.7 +/- 5.5 years) at 35-37 weeks of ...
Murta E F C - - 2004
The purpose of this retrospective study was to determine the regression rate and management of low-grade squamous intraepithelial lesions (LSIL) in pregnancy. Seventy-four women with cytological findings of LSIL were analysed during the pregnant-puerperal period (until 12 months postpartum). Age, parity, cytological and colposcopic findings, route of delivery, and postpartum ...
Sartori J P - - 2004
In this study, 91 primiparous women were selected, with a period of post-delivery variable from 45 to 60 days. These patients were divided according to the type of delivery into three groups: I--consisting of 32 patients who had vaginal delivery; II--comprised 29 patients who were subjected to forceps; III--formed by ...
Valenzuela Richard G - - 2004
The purpose of the current study was to determine the effect periacetabular osteotomy has on sexual activity, pregnancy, and childbirth. Eighty-eight female patients who had periacetabular osteotomy were asked to complete a questionnaire concerning the presence of hip pain and changes in the frequency, positions, and satisfaction of sexual activity ...
Hofmeyr G J - - 2004
Breech presentation places a fetus at increased risk. The outcome for the baby is improved by planned caesarean section compared with planned vaginal delivery. External cephalic version attempts to reduce the chances of breech presentation at birth, but is not always successful. Tocolytic drugs to relax the uterus as well ...
Hellsten Charlotte - - 2003
OBJECTIVE: To provide local data on term breech delivery for future guidance. STUDY DESIGN: Retrospective, 'intended-mode-of-delivery' analysis of 711 antenatally uncomplicated singleton breech deliveries at >or=37 weeks: 445 (63%) planned for vaginal delivery (VD) (no fetal growth restriction, fetal weight 2000-4000 g, adequate pelvic size, maternal consent) and 266 for ...
Behzato─člu Kemal - - 2003
BACKGROUND: Primary vaginal sarcoma constitutes about 2% of all malignant vaginal lesions, with leiomyosarcoma being the most common in adult women. To our knowledge, this is the first case of vaginal leiomyosarcoma occurring during pregnancy. CASE: A 21-year-old woman, at 39 weeks of gestation, presented with a pedunculated vaginal mass. ...
Goldman Ran D - - 2003
A patient in my clinic, who is 10 weeks into her first pregnancy and is a known carrier of hemophilia B, is considering the advantages and disadvantages of antenatal tests and is especially worried about a vaginal delivery thatmight cause bleeding. How should I manage her pregnancy? Many female carriers ...
Donders Gilbert G G - - 2003
OBJECTIVE: The purpose of this study was to determine whether the vaginal cytokine concentration varies during the course of uncomplicated pregnancy. STUDY DESIGN: Prenatal visits of healthy women to University Hospital Gasthuisberg, Leuven, Belgium were considered. Cytokine levels in vaginal washings from 30 unselected healthy women with uncomplicated pregnancies were ...
Sah Shyam Kishore - - 2003
Prolapse of vagina is one of the important maternal abnormalities during pregnancy in cattle and buffaloes. A field investigation was carried out on 26 Murrah graded buffaloes to study clinical characteristics of vaginal prolapse in buffaloes in Nepal. Fifty-seven percent of the 26 buffaloes with vaginal prolapse were either heifers ...
Habek Dubravko - - 2003
AIM: The aim of this study was to assess the value of acupuncture (AP) in the conversion of fetal breech presentation into vertex presentation. PATIENTS AND METHODS: A randomized prospective controlled clinical study included 67 pregnant women with fetal breech presentation: 34 women with singleton pregnancies treated with manual AP ...
Ferreira C R - - 2003
OBJECTIVE: Investigate effectiveness, safety and endometrial pattern after QS. METHOD: This study began in March 1999 and ended March 18, 2003; 128 women received transcervical insertions of quinacrine. Follow-up visits with ultrasound were scheduled at 1, 3, 6, 12-month intervals. RESULTS: Two pregnancies occurred, one at 25 months, the other ...
Yamana Tetsuo - - 2003
Although mucosal plication for rectal prolapse, known as the Gant-Miwa procedure, is described in some English textbooks, it has been infrequently performed in the West. However, this procedure has been used and developed in conjunction with anal encircling in Japan since the 1960s and is still considered to play a ...
Uchil Dhiraj - - 2003
Subgaleal hemorrhage is a rare condition of the neonate often associated with instrumental delivery. It is a potentially fatal condition that is often underreported and underdiagnosed. The vacuum extractor is being advocated as the instrument of first choice for assisted vaginal delivery, but appears to be associated with an increased ...
Robson Stephen - - 2003
Recent analyses of the published data suggest that the risks of elective Caesarean delivery in an uncomplicated pregnancy may not outweigh the benefits of vaginal birth by as much as has been supposed. Indeed, this balance may be so close that the place of elective Caesarean delivery of a term ...
Raheem M - - 2003
The RCOG Clinical Audit Unit has defined two auditable standards in women labouring with a previous caesarean section (LSCS). We found documentation of a discussion in 98% of patient notes on issues relating to delivery, including a trial of vaginal delivery. Excluding patients declining a trial of vaginal delivery, the ...
Harville E W - - 2003
INTRODUCTION: Little is known about the occurrence and patterns of vaginal bleeding during the earliest stages of pregnancy. We explore this in a prospective study of early pregnancy. METHODS: A total of 221 healthy women kept daily diaries and provided daily urine samples while trying to become pregnant. Of these, ...
Usta Ihab M - - 2003
BACKGROUND: The purpose of this study was to compare delivery mode and neonatal outcome in breech pregnancies diagnosed antepartum (Dx group) with those diagnosed on admission for delivery or intrapartum (No-Dx group). METHODS: During an 11-year period, breech pregnancies >/=34 weeks' gestation with a live nonanomalous fetus were reviewed. The ...
Bhide Amarnath - - 2003
OBJECTIVES: To correlate transvaginal ultrasound findings with mode of delivery in cases of placenta praevia. DESIGN: Cohort study. SETTING: A London Teaching Hospital. METHODS: Retrospective review of all cases of placenta praevia diagnosed by transvaginal ultrasound between February 1997 and March 2002. MAIN OUTCOME MEASURES: Likelihood of vaginal delivery and ...
Webert Kathryn E - - 2003
Numerous studies have examined the outcomes of infants born to mothers with idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura (ITP). Fewer studies have discussed the morbidity of obstetric patients with ITP. We describe a retrospective study of 92 women with ITP during 119 pregnancies over an 11-year period. Most women had thrombocytopenia during pregnancy. ...
Dietz H P - - 2003
OBJECTIVE: To study the effect of child birth on pelvic organ mobility in a prospective observational study. METHODS: A total of 200 women were recruited early in their first ongoing pregnancy and examined by translabial ultrasound in the first/early second trimester, the late third trimester, and 2-5 months postpartum. Peripartal ...
Callahan David B - - 2003
BACKGROUND: Treating symptomatic bacterial vaginosis (BV) early in pregnancy may decrease preterm birth (PTB). Understanding how physicians manage BV is important for the development of interventions. GOAL: The goal was to determine the extent of knowledge and behaviors of physicians related to the diagnosis, treatment, and medical effects of BV ...
Phipps Hala - - 2003
AIM: To assess current obstetric practice in the management of singleton breech pregnancies in Australia and New Zealand. METHODOLOGY: Survey mailed to all members and fellows of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Obstetrics and Gynaecology. RESULTS: Of 1284 surveyed, 956 (74%) responded of whom 696 (73%) were ...
Mayor P - - 2003
In the present study, we examined certain features of the functional anatomy of the female genital tract of the wild brush-tailed porcupine (Atherurus africanus) to obtain data on the reproductive biology of this African forest rodent. Two consecutive experiments were performed. The aim of the first was to establish macroscopic ...
Al-Kadri Hanan - - 2003
BACKGROUND: To identify the risk factors for failed instrumental vaginal delivery, and to compare maternal and neonatal morbidity associated with failed individual and sequential instruments used. DESIGN: A retrospective case-control study. METHODS: From January 1995 to June 2001, there were 39 508 live births at >37 weeks' gestation of which ...
Wijma Jacobus - - 2003
OBJECTIVE: To assess the incidence of urinary incontinence in pregnancy and after spontaneous vaginal delivery and its relation with changes in the static and dynamic function of the pelvic floor. DESIGN: The second part of a prospective longitudinal study. SETTING: University Hospital Groningen and Martini Hospital Groningen, the Netherlands. POPULATION: ...
Sule S T - - 2003
OBJECTIVES: To establish the epidemiological variables associated with episiotomies and their puerperal complications at Ahmadu Bello University Teaching Hospital Zaria, in order to institute appropriate management including preventive measures. DESIGN: A prospective cohort study. SETTING: Ahmadu cello University Teaching Hospital, Zaria, Nigeria. METHODS: A cohort of all consecutive patients that ...
Tanksale V S - - 2003
OBJECTIVES: Low participation rates for gynaecological examination and low reliability of clinical reporting of gynaecological examination findings are problems in community studies of gynaecological morbidity in India. This pilot study aimed to describe the reliability of a new examination protocol for recording the findings of gynaecological examination and the reliability ...
Odlind Viveca - - 2003
INTRODUCTION: The aim of this report is to present descriptive data from the Swedish Medical Birth Register (MBR) reflecting trends in obstetric and neonatal practices over three decades. MATERIAL: Since 1973 the MBR at the Swedish National Board of Health and Welfare receives information on all pregnancies in Sweden--around 95,000 ...
Aggarwal A - - 2003
Four hundred high vaginal swabs were taken from patients attending gynaecology and obstetrics department of Govt. medical college, Amritsar. The patients were divided into four groups i.e. women in pregnancy (Group I), in labour/post partum (Group II), with abnormal vaginal discharge or bacterial vaginosis (Group III) and asymptomatic women as ...
Phupong Vorapong - - 2003
BACKGROUND: Pubic symphysis separation is an uncommon complication of pregnancy. It can occur during the antepartum, intrapartum and postpartum period. CASE: A 29-year-old woman, gravida 2, para 1, at 39 weeks' pregnancy, experienced regular labor pain and suprapubic pain for 3 hours. Her clinical presentation and physical examination led to ...
Kruger Janine - - 2003
OBJECTIVE.: To determine whether liquid-based cytology improves Pap smear adequacy, as defined by the presence of endocervical cells, compared with conventional cytology during pregnancy. MATERIALS AND METHODS.: A randomized pilot study was conducted between May 2001 and May 2002. Patients presenting for their first prenatal visit were randomized to receive ...
Krebs Lone - - 2003
OBJECTIVE: To compare the maternal complications of elective cesarean delivery for breech at term with those after vaginal or emergency cesarean delivery. METHODS: We conducted a population-based, retrospective cohort study of 15441 primiparas who delivered singleton breech at term. Information was obtained from the Danish Medical Birth Register, the Register ...
Wax Joseph R - - 2003
Ileal pouch anal anastomosis is the surgical treatment of choice for ulcerative colitis, offering intestinal continuity and fecal continence. IPAA does not seem to affect menstrual function or gynecologic symptoms. Overall sexual satisfaction may be improved with surgery, although ability to experience orgasm and coital frequency remain essentially unchanged. However, ...
Hauth John C - - 2003
OBJECTIVE: The study was undertaken to identify early pregnancy vaginal markers predictive of subsequent preterm birth. STUDY DESIGN: In a multicenter Bacterial Vaginosis (BV) Trial, 21,554 women were screened with a vaginal pH and of these, two populations were studied. These included 12,041 who had a pregnancy outcome in the ...
Sass Nelson - - 2003
Leriche syndrome is a thrombotic obliteration of the bifurcation of the aorta, a rare condition that usually affects older men as a result of atherosclerosis. Women of childbearing age rarely need a vascular prosthesis (as a result of Leriche syndrome or other conditions) and there is no literature on an ...
Bates Catharine D - - 2003
Vaginally administered nitric oxide donors such as isosorbide mononitrate have been used to ripen the uterine cervix in pregnancy. The pharmacokinetics of isosorbide mononitrate following vaginal administration are unknown. Serum levels of isosorbide mononitrate were determined at baseline and 60, 180 and 360 minutes after vaginal administration of 20 or ...
Sobande A A - - 2003
OBJECTIVE: To compare the pregnancy outcome in women with singleton breech presentation at term delivered by caesarean section (CS) and vaginal breech delivery. DESIGN: A retrospective study. SETTING: Abha Maternity hospital, Saudi Arabia. MATERIAL AND METHODS: 573 women with singleton breech presentation at term who delivered between January 1994 and ...
Skupski Daniel W - - 2003
We performed a retrospective study of all patients referred for external cephalic version (ECV) at > or = 36 weeks gestation from 1993 to 2000. Exclusion criteria included ominous fetal heart rate changes, complete or multiple loops of nuchal umbilical cord, extension of the fetal head, oligohydramnios and poorly controlled ...
Cauci Sabina - - 2003
A nested case-control study of low birth weight and preterm delivery was performed with singleton women. Immunoglobulin A (IgA) against the Gardnerella vaginalis hemolysin (anti-Gvh IgA) and sialidase and prolidase activities were determined in vaginal fluid at 17 weeks of gestation. Sialidase positivity and bacterial vaginosis with high prolidase activity ...
Al-Kouatly Huda B - - 2003
We report the management of a fetus with breech presentation and double nuchal cord in a mother desiring external cephalic version (ECV). The patient was a 26-year-old woman, gravida 1, para 0, with an unremarkable prenatal course, who was found to have a breech presentation at 34 weeks 1 day. ...
Eckert Linda O - - 2003
OBJECTIVE: The aim of this study was investigate the impact of vaginal flora and vaginal inflammation on conception and early pregnancy loss following in-vitro fertilization (IVF). METHODS: We enrolled 91 women who were undergoing IVF. At embryo transfer (ET), all of the women had quantitative vaginal culture, ET catheter-tip culture, ...
Devendra K - - 2002
BACKGROUND: The aim of this study was to assess the efficacy and safety of external cephalic version (ECV) when its use was introduced in the routine management of breech presentation and transverse lie after 36 weeks by obstetricians with limited prior experience with the procedure. The influence of various factors ...
Agrawal B M - - 2002
Lactobacilli (Doederlein's bacilli) are the most important predominant protective agents of the vaginal microbial ecosystem and alteration in vaginal pH directly speculates the concentration of lactobacilli. Currently, recognition of anaerobic lactobacilli (non-H2O2 producing lactobacilli) had further raised its significance. Therefore, the present study was aimed to explore the role of ...
Steed H L - - 2002
BACKGROUND: Squamous cell carcinoma of the vagina in pregnancy is rare. CASE: A 28-year-old primigravida with antepartum bleeding at 20 weeks' gestation was diagnosed with squamous cell carcinoma after biopsy of a vaginal mass. The histology revealed an invasive grade 3 squamous cell carcinoma of large-cell, nonkeratinizing type. The patient ...
Sze Eddie H M - - 2002
OBJECTIVE: To compare 1) the occurrence of pelvic organ prolapse after vaginal and cesarean delivery, and 2) the susceptibility of black and white women to developing prolapse during childbirth. METHODS: Ninety-four nulliparous women were evaluated for pelvic organ prolapse at their 36-week antepartum and 6-week postpartum visits using the International ...
Dietz H P - - 2002
OBJECTIVE: Hypermobility of the bladder base is a predictor of stress urinary incontinence (SUI) in the female and at least partly due to pregnancy and vaginal childbirth. The purpose of this study was to quantify the effect of vaginal parity and birthweight on anterior compartment relaxation. DESIGN: Retrospective observational study. ...
Culligan Patrick - - 2002
BACKGROUND: Rupture of the symphysis pubis during vaginal delivery is a rare but debilitating complication. Factors contributing to rupture are poorly defined. CASE: A healthy primigravida suffered a rupture of her symphysis pubis during an otherwise uncomplicated vaginal delivery. She experienced significant pain and difficulty walking for 6 months after ...
Howard Rebecca J - - 2002
BACKGROUND: Pelvic hemorrhage continues to be a serious complication of pregnancy and can lead to significant maternal morbidity. The pelvic umbrella pack is a useful alternative to control pelvic bleeding when standard measures fail. CASE: A patient with a previous low transverse cesarean delivery presented in active labor at term. ...
Hutton Eileen K - - 2002
OBJECTIVES: (1) To understand how external cephalic version (ECV) is used in the management of breech pregnancies; (2) to determine if Canadian practitioners have changed their recommendations regarding the mode of breech delivery since becoming aware of the findings of the Term Breech Trial; and (3) to establish a baseline ...
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