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Huang T T Division of Women's Health, Department of Medicine, Connors Center for Women's Health and Gender Biology, Brigham and Women's Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA; Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, - - 2014
To examine the association of pre-pregnancy BMI and postpartum weight retention with postpartum HbA1c levels in women with Type 1 diabetes. We longitudinally evaluated 136 women with Type 1 diabetes who received prenatal and postpartum care through the Joslin Diabetes Center's Diabetes and Pregnancy Program between 2004 and 2009. Weight, ...
Starikov R R Washington Hospital Center, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, 106 Irving Street Suite 108, Washington, DC 20010, USA; Women and Infants Hospital of Rhode Island, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, 101 Dudley Street 3rd Floor, Providence, RI 02905, - - 2014
The aim of this study is to compare placental pathology and related clinical parameters between gravidas with type 1 and type 2 pregestational diabetes. This is a retrospective cohort study of women with singleton gestations and pregestational diabetes who delivered at Women and Infants Hospital from 2003 to 2011. Pathology ...
Peters Nina C J NC Erasmus MC, University Medical Center Rotterdam, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Division of Obstetrics and Prenatal Medicine, Rotterdam, The Netherlands. Electronic address: - - 2014
To investigate the relation between prenatal ultrasound measurements of viscero-abdominal disproportion and the expected type of postnatal surgical closure of an omphalocele. Retrospectively, 24 fetuses diagnosed with an isolated omphalocele in the 2nd trimester of pregnancy were selected (period 2003-2013). An image of the axial plane of the abdomen at ...
Goynumer G G Medeniyet University Goztepe Education and Research Hospital, Istanbul, - - 2014
To determine the distribution of fetal nasal bone length (NBL) according to gestational age during the second trimester of pregnancy in a Turkish population. Fetal NBL and other routine biometric measurements were evaluated retrospectively in 2327 fetuses between 15 and 24 weeks of gestation. The measurements were obtained via transabdominal ...
Timar Bogdan B Department III - Functional Sciences, "Victor Babes", University of Medicine and Pharmacy, Timisoara, - - 2014
Type 1 diabetes mellitus in pregnant women is associated with an increased risk of congenital malformations, obstetric complications, neonatal morbidity, and mortality. Our aim was to evaluate which factors from the first trimester of pregnancy have a significant impact on the pregnancy outcomes of women with type 1 diabetes. We ...
Munro M G - - 2013
To identify factors that might contribute to pregnancies reported following hysteroscopic sterilization worldwide. Retrospective review of commercial data compiled from the MAUDE database, medical literature and manufacturer reports received during commercial distribution of hysteroscopic sterilization micro-inserts from 2001 through 2010. From 2001 through 2010, 497,305 hysteroscopic sterilization kits were distributed ...
Klein Fernanda Homem de Mello de Souza - - 2013
Pigmentary demarcation lines are physiologically abrupt transition lines from areas of deeper pigmentation to less pigmented areas. They are most often seen in African and Japanese individuals and rarely observed in Caucasians. There are eight types of pigmentary demarcation lines. The one described here, type B, is restricted to women ...
Raymond Stephen H - - 2013
BACKGROUND: There is an impression of poor management of pregnancy sickness in Australia, specifically an apparent total reliance on metoclopramide, as a first-line choice. AIMS: To determine what management options are commonly used in by distributing a survey to Fellows and Diplomates of RANZCOG. METHODS: A web-based survey questionnaire distributed ...
Fan Rong R Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Indiana University School of Medicine, Riley Hospital for Children at IU Health, 705 Riley Hospital Dr, Suite 2536, Indianapolis, IN 46202-5200, USA. - - 2013
The placenta morphology from an XYY pregnancy abortus has not been reported in the medical literature. This case report consists of the first detailed documentation. The reported case is also highly unusual because the mother had two prior pregnancies with fetuses being confirmed to have Zellweger syndrome and one prior ...
Okafor C I - - 2012
Puerperal Haematomas are not very common and Supralevator haematomas following normal vaginal deliveries are quite rare. We report a case of supralevator haematoma following a normal spontaneous vertex delivery, necessitating laparotomy. A 29 year old multiparous woman who had a normal pregnancy and normal labour, developed a large supralevetor haematoma. ...
Richman Katherine - - 2012
Registries from North America, Australia and Europe are rich sources of clinical data on pregnancy after kidney transplantation. Single-center reports of pregnancy outcomes are limited by small sample sizes but not by the potential reporting bias that can impact registry data. Despite the differences in data pools, the obstetric and ...
Chantraine Frédéric - - 2012
The objective of the study was to characterize the vascular architecture at the placental-maternal interface in pregnancies complicated by placenta increta and normal pregnancies. Vessel numbers and cross-section area density and spatial and area distributions in 13 placenta-increta placental beds were compared with 9 normal placental beds using computer-assisted image ...
Brown Robert S - - 2012
BACKGROUND & AIMS: Fetal safety of antiviral therapies is important given the long-term treatment of women with chronic hepatitis B (CHB) infection who may become pregnant. We analyzed neonatal safety data from the Antiretroviral Pregnancy Registry (APR), the largest safety database in pregnancy for antivirals used for HIV and CHB. ...
Norman H D - - 2012
Frequency of abortions recorded through Dairy Herd Improvement (DHI) testing was summarized for cows with lactations completed from 2001 through 2009. For 8.5million DHI lactations of cows that had recorded breeding dates and were >151d pregnant at lactation termination, the frequency of recorded abortions was 1.31%. Effects of year, herd-year, ...
Goudar Shivaprasad S SS Department of Medical Education, Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College, Belgaum, - - 2012
To implement a vital statistics registry system to register pregnant women and document birth outcomes in the Global Network for Women's and Children's Health Research sites in Asia, Africa, and Latin America. The Global Network sites began a prospective population-based pregnancy registry to identify all pregnant women and record pregnancy ...
Goossens V - - 2012
The 11th report of the European Society of Human Reproduction and Embryology Preimplantation Genetic Diagnosis Consortium is presented, documenting cycles collected for the calendar year 2008 and follow-up of the pregnancies and babies born until October 2009 which resulted from these cycles. Since the beginning of the data collections, there ...
Slodki Maciej - - 2012
OBJECTIVE: We describe the National Registry for Fetal Cardiac Pathology, a program under the Polish Ministry of Health aimed at improving the prenatal diagnosis, care, and management of congenital heart disease (CHD). METHODS: An online database was created to prospectively record diagnosis, prenatal care, delivery, follow-up, and still images and ...
Alijotas-Reig J - - 2012
Background: Obstetric morbidity (OM) is a common feature of antiphospholipid syndrome (OAPS). Women having OAPS-only and women with OM related to antiphospholipid antibodies (aPL) but not fulfilling APS classification criteria (OMAPS), may show similar patterns. Aim: The aim of this research was to collect records of OAPS and OMAPS cases ...
Hakverd─▒ Sibel - - 2012
Objective: The aim of this study was to present the incidence of fetal anomalies in our region of Hatay, Turkey in order to determine the efficiency of prenatal diagnosis through fetal autopsy, and to compare our statistical data with other national and international studies. Material and Method: This study was ...
Sozou Peter D - - 2012
An important problem in reproductive medicine is deciding when people who have failed to become pregnant without medical assistance should begin investigation and treatment. This study describes a computational approach to determining what can be deduced about a couple's future chances of pregnancy from the number of menstrual cycles over ...
Moro Camila Fernandes - - 2011
Remodeling and relaxation of the mouse pubic symphysis (PS) are central events in parturition. The mouse PS remodels in a hormone-controlled process that involves the modification of the fibrocartilage into an interpubic ligament (IpL), followed by its relaxation prior to parturition. It is recognized that nitric oxide synthase (NOS) and ...
Kwan W Y WY Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Princess Margaret Hospital, Laichikok, Hong Kong. - - 2011
To compare early and late presentations of fetal haemoglobin Bart's disease in the Kowloon West Cluster in Hong Kong, and to find reasons for the re-emergence of late presentations. Case series with internal comparisons. Two tertiary obstetric units in Hong Kong. All cases with confirmed diagnosis of fetal haemoglobin Bart's ...
Phadke Shubha R - - 2011
OBJECTIVE: The objective of this article was to ascertain the opinion of lay persons and medical practitioners in India regarding late termination of pregnancies (LTOP) for fetal abnormalities. METHODS: One hundred and fifty lay persons and 120 medical practitioners were given separate questionnaires and asked their opinions regarding LTOP for ...
Auger Nathalie - - 2011
OBJECTIVES: We evaluated late pregnancy abortions from 1981 to 2006 in Québec, Canada. METHODS: We extracted late abortions from the stillbirth mortality file, and calculated yearly rates per 100,000 pregnancies, including mean gestational age, birth weight, maternal age and education. RESULTS: There were 14.4 late abortions per 100,000 overall pregnancies ...
Farina Antonio - - 2011
OBJECTIVE: Prospective assignment at 11 + 0 to 13 + 6 weeks of risk for late pre-eclampsia (PE) using eight logistic regression-based statistical models. METHODS: Five hundred and fifty-four pregnancies. Uterine artery pulsatility index, parity, body mass index, mean arterial pressure, pregnancy-associated plasma protein-A, free β-human chorionic gonadotrophin and maternal age, were combined to obtain ...
van der Knoop Bloeme J - - 2011
Abstract Objective: Termination of pregnancy (TOP) for medical reasons is regularly performed using misoprostol. Presence of placental remnants, followed by curettage, frequently complicate the procedure. Aim of this analysis is to audit our current policy for medical termination in late first and second trimester, looking at the management of third ...
Bloomfield Frank H - - 2011
Many aspects of postnatal development are influenced by events before birth, including cognitive and language development. An adverse intrauterine environment, for example secondary to poor maternal nutritional status, multiple pregnancy, or late preterm birth, is associated with increased risks of delayed or impaired childhood development and altered physiology in adulthood ...
Galan Henry L - - 2011
Intrauterine growth restriction (IUGR) is commonly defined as an estimated fetal weight of less than the 10th percentile. While 70% of these are small for normal reasons and not at risk, 30% are pathologically small at risk for numerous complications including fetal death. In the late preterm IUGR fetus (>34 ...
de Castro J - - 2011
Insulin resistance is a characteristic of late pregnancy, and adipose tissue is one of the tissues that most actively contributes to the reduced maternal insulin sensitivity. There is evidence that pregnancy is a condition of moderate inflammation, although the physiological role of this low-grade inflammation remains unclear. The present study ...
Hashiloni-Dolev Yael - - 2011
BACKGROUNDAs in many advanced societies, the age at first birth and the rate of post-menopausal pregnancies in Israel are constantly increasing. Since Israeli university students are the most likely population to postpone parenthood, this study aims at evaluating their awareness of: (i) women's age-related fertility decline; (ii) age-dependent success rates ...
Joseph Ks - - 2011
Please cite this paper as: Joseph K. The natural history of pregnancy: diseases of early and late gestation. BJOG 2011; DOI: 10.1111/j.1471-0528.2011.03128.x. Objective  To identify the disease processes underlying the increasing rate of gestational age-specific perinatal mortality observed under the fetuses-at-risk model. Design  Retrospective cohort study. Setting  USA and Nova ...
Stacey Tomasina - - 2011
  Maternal perception of decreased fetal movements has been associated with adverse pregnancy outcomes, including stillbirth. Little is known about other aspects of perceived fetal activity. The objective of this study was to explore the relationship between maternal perception of fetal activity and late stillbirth (≥28 wk gestation) risk.   ...
Tomari Hiroyuki - - 2011
To investigate the relationship between meiotic spindle characteristics in human oocytes and the timing of the first zygotic cleavage after intracytoplasmic sperm injection (ICSI). Zygotes that had cleaved to two-cell stage by 27 h post-ICSI were classified as early cleaving and the remainder as late cleaving. Meiotic spindle parameters previously ...
Chescheir Nancy - - 2011
The balance of maternal, fetal, and neonatal risks of continued pregnancy versus iatrogenic delivery must be based on best evidence. Although avoiding elective deliveries prior to 39 weeks is well established to improve neonatal outcomes, several "soft" conditions are commonly considered to require delivery prior to 39 weeks. Review of ...
Carr David J - - 2011
Our aim was to identify which ultrasound parameters can be most accurately measured and best predict ovine fetal weight in late gestation. Singleton pregnancies were established using embryo transfer in 32 adolescent ewes, which were subsequently overnourished to produce fetuses of variable size (1720-6260 g). Ultrasound measurements at 126-133 days ...
Spong Catherine Y - - 2011
The growing public health awareness of prematurity and its complications has prompted careful evaluation of the timing of deliveries by clinicians and hospitals. Preterm birth is associated with significant morbidity and mortality, and affects more than half a million births in the United States each year. In some situations, however, ...
Weedin John W - - 2011
There is a paucity of data characterizing infertile men with maturation arrest. We hypothesized that men with early stage maturation arrest could be clinically distinguished from men with late maturation arrest and would have worse reproductive outcomes. We retrospectively reviewed the records of all patients with nonobstructive azoospermia and cryptozoospermia ...
Raymond Dahlia D University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA, USA. - - 2011
Preeclampsia is a leading cause of pregnancy-related morbidity and mortality in the United States. In the past 30 years, a large amount of research has been performed to investigate the pathogenesis and pathophysiology of preeclampsia, ways to treat preeclampsia, markers that can be used to predict preeclampsia, and associations with ...
Harmon Kristin A - - 2011
We sought to define 24-h glycemia in normal-weight and obese pregnant women using continuous glucose monitoring (CGM) while they consumed a habitual and controlled diet both early and late in pregnancy. Glycemia was prospectively measured in early (15.7 ± 2.0 weeks' gestation) and late (27.7 ± 1.7 weeks' gestation) pregnancy ...
Lazar David A - - 2011
Most fetal lung masses present by mid gestation, grow during the canalicular phase of lung development (18-26 weeks of gestation), and plateau in growth or shrink after 26 weeks of gestation. We describe the unique case of a fetal lung mass presenting at 37 weeks of gestation with hydrops and ...
Sharland Eleanor E Discipline of General Practice, School of Primary, Aboriginal and Rural Health Care, University of Western Australia, Perth, Australia. - - 2011
Folic acid supplementation has an established role in early pregnancy for preventing neural tube defects. However, there is controversy over a possible link between late pregnancy folic acid supplementation and childhood asthma. To review the evidence exploring the association between maternal folate exposure in pregnancy and childhood asthma or wheeze. ...
Check J H - - 2011
To evaluate the importance in the modern era of either too thin or too thick of an endometrium in the late proliferative phase on success following embryo transfer. Pregnancy rates following fresh embryo transfer in cycles using controlled ovarian hyperstimulation and following donor egg or frozen embryo transfers using artificial ...
Shah V - - 2011
The aim of this study was to describe our experience of imaging following hysteroscopic sterilisation with the Essure (Conceptus Inc., Mountain View, San Carlos, CA) microinsert, and to underline the importance of a carefully performed follow-up hysterosalpingogram (HSG) in the management of these patients. 18 women underwent the procedure and ...
Nkwabong E - - 2011
Instrumental deliveries are believed to be associated with increased maternal and, especially, fetal morbidity and mortality. Hence, it is less practiced in many developing countries. The aim of this retrospective study, conducted between 1 January 2007 and 31 December 2008, was to assess the prevalence, indications, neonatal wellbeing and maternal ...
Deutsch Aaron - - 2011
Objective. To determine if cesarean delivery is associated with improved survival and morbidity in the breech fetus at the threshold of viability. Study design. The Missouri maternally linked cohort data files covering the period 1989 through 2005 were utilized for analysis. All pregnancies with singleton fetuses in the breech presentation delivered between ...
Feola Andrew A Musculoskeletal Research Center, Department of Bioengineering, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, - - 2011
Remodeling of vaginal extracellular matrix and smooth muscle likely plays a critical role in reducing the risk of maternal injury during vaginal delivery by altering the mechanical properties to increase distension and reduce stress. Long-Evans rats were divided into five groups to examine the passive mechanical and active contractile properties ...
Caroci Adriana de Souza Ade - - 2010
To compare the measurements of women's pelvic floor musculature strength (PFMS) during pregnancy and postpartum period. Pregnancy and childbirth can have an influence on the muscles and pelvic floor and can cause morbidities of women's genito-urinary tract. A prospective cohort study. There were included 226 primigravidae women, attended by community ...
Rueangchainikhom Wibool - - 2010
BACKGROUND: At term, about 3-5% of the presentations are breech. Vaginal breech deliveries are associated with increased maternal and fetal morbidity and mortality, but delivery by cesarean section in an emergency does not eliminate all maternal and perinatal morbidity. The use of external cephalic version can produce considerable cost savings ...
Powless Cecelia A - - 2010
OBJECTIVE: To review clinical experience at our institution on postural tachycardia syndrome (POTS) complicating pregnancy. METHODS: In a retrospective review, we identified nine pregnancies in seven patients with POTS syndrome at our institution. RESULTS: Patients who did not require treatment for POTS before conception were less likely to have an ...
Kohorst Frauke - - 2010
The popularity of the TVT procedure for treating stress urinary incontinence has led to more women of childbearing age undergoing this surgery. Therefore the incidence of pregnancy after TVT procedure is likely to increase. We present a review of the current literature and we report the case of a 26-year-old ...
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