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Negri Luciano - - 2013
Abstract Objective: To determine whether intracytoplasmic sperm injection (ICSI) outcome with testicular sperm is superior to that of ejaculated sperm in men with incomplete necrozoospermia, defined as sperm viability ≥5 to ≤45%. Study design: Retrospective study at a Reproductive Medicine Center of a tertiary referral hospital. A total of 231 ...
Woolner A - - 2013
To determine whether termination of pregnancy (TOP), including the method used or gestational age at termination, affects future obstetric and perinatal outcomes. Register-based cohort. Aberdeen Maternity Hospital, Scotland, UK. From the Aberdeen Maternity and Neonatal Databank (AMND) we identified 3186 women who had terminated their first pregnancy and then had ...
Kuang Yanping - - 2013
To explore the feasibility of luteal-phase ovarian stimulation using hMG and letrozole in terms of ovarian response and pregnancy outcome using frozen-thawed embryo transfer. A prospective cohort study. Academic tertiary-care medical center. Two hundred forty-two female patients undergoing IVF/intracytoplasmic sperm injection (ICSI) treatment. Ovarian stimulation was initiated with hMG 225 ...
Hoffmann C - - 2013
We report the medical management of a 32-year-old primigravida, after she was found to have a combined factor V (FV) and factor VIII (FVIII) deficiency during pregnancy. A routine coagulation profile performed during the 6th month of pregnancy showed a prolonged activated partial thromboplastin time (aPTT) of 78seconds, giving a ...
James Daphne J - - 2013
Because of the ionizing radiation used in diagnostic nuclear medicine procedures, it is recommended that all female patients of childbearing age be questioned about their pregnancy status before the procedure begins. Several patient groups have been identified as potentially difficult to question: teenagers, unconscious or sedated patients, patients with language ...
Unal Ozlem - - 2013
Maternal lysinuric protein intolerance (LPI) is associated with increased risk of anemia, toxemia, and retarded growth in fetus during pregnancy, and bleeding complications during delivery. There has been limited number of reports about pregnancy and outcomes of lactation in LPI. Here we present pregnancy and lactation outcomes in a Turkish ...
Parikh Laura - - 2013
Abstract Objective: To examine the timing of elective delivery and neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) utilization of electively delivered infants from 2008-2011. Methods: Analysis included 42,290 women with singleton gestation enrolled in a pregnancy education program, reporting uncomplicated pregnancies with elective labor induction (ELI) (n=27,677) or scheduled cesarean delivery (SCD) ...
Begum Shehanaaz - - 2013
Use of antiepileptic drugs (AEDs) in pregnant women with epilepsy (WWE) is associated with an increased risk of major congenital malformations (MCM). Previous studies have suggested that WWE who had a malformation in their index pregnancy were at an increased risk of recurrence in future pregnancies. We aimed to assess ...
Malik Ayesha - - 2013
Wilson's disease is a rare, autosomal recessive inherited disorder characterized by impaired liver metabolism of copper leading to decreased biliary excretion and incorporation of ceruloplasmin levels mainly in the liver and brain. Untreated Wilson's disease has been shown to cause subfertility and even in cases where pregnancy occurs, it often ...
Martell-Claros Nieves - - 2013
To determine if the clinical or biochemical markers used in pregnancy can be applied as early predictors of gestational hypertension. Prospective cohort study. Population: 315 pregnant women referred from the Prenatal Diagnosis Unit between weeks 10-13 of pregnancy and followed up to the childbirth. Biomarkers were measured in serum specimens ...
Lederman Regina P - - 2013
To examine ways that women's experience of hospitalization with bed rest to prevent preterm birth impacts prenatal maternal development. Interviews based on the Interview Schedules for Dimensions of Maternal Development in Psychosocial Adaptation to Pregnancy were conducted at a hospital in the southwestern United States with a convenience sample of ...
Liu Haiyan - - 2013
To evaluate the natural history and outcome of pregnancies in patients with placental chorioangioma. A total of 16 placentas with a histologic diagnosis of chorioangioma were identified, and the natural history and outcome of pregnancy were evaluated. This study was approved by the Institutional Ethics Committees of our unit, and ...
Wendt Kim - - 2013
Complications in early pregnancy, such as threatened or actual miscarriage is a common occurrence resulting in many women presenting to the emergency department (ED). Early pregnancy service delivery models described in the literature vary in terms of approach, setting and outcomes. Our objective was to determine outcomes of women who ...
Michalik Anna - - 2013
Abstract Objective: To identify demographic and clinical variables differentiating pregnant Polish women who decided to terminate the pregnancy in the case of lethal fetal malformation from those who preferred to continue the pregnancy in such a situation. Study Design: Cross-sectional study. Results: The group of women who decided to abort ...
Martínez-Zamora Maria Á - - 2013
Normal pregnancy is associated with extensive changes in hemostasis such that the procoagulant effect becomes dominant. The evolutionary advantage of this hypercoagulability may be to counteract the inherent instability associated with hemochorial placentation, which is unique to human beings. However, overall, there is a four- to 10-fold increased thrombotic risk ...
Aris Aziz - - 2013
Abstract The aim of this study was to provide a temporal-spatial reference of adverse pregnancy outcomes (APO) and examine whether endometriosis promotes APO in the same population. Among the 31 068 women who had a pregnancy between 1997 and 2008 in Eastern Townships of Canada, 6749 (21.7%) had APO. These APO ...
Abe Kanako - - 2013
To investigate whether planning of pregnancy in women with epilepsy affects seizure control during pregnancy and to compare the maternal and neonatal outcomes in planned and unplanned pregnancies. This was a retrospective cohort study of 153 pregnant women with epilepsy who were treated at the University of Tsukuba Hospital and ...
Doherty L F LF Yale University Fertility Center, Dept. Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences, Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, CT, United - - 2013
The objective of this retrospective analysis was to assess whether the outcomes of fresh blastocyst transfer cycles are predictive of the chances for pregnancy and live birth in subsequent frozen blastocyst transfer cycles using sibling embryos from the same retrieval. Clinical pregnancy rate (CPR) and live birth rate (LBR) per ...
Gómez-Arriaga P I - - 2013
to evaluate the performance of the mean pulsatility index of uterine arteries (mPI-UtA) and the automated measurement of sFlt/PlGF ratio for the prognostic assessment of both maternal and perinatal outcomes, and the time-to-delivery interval in early-onset (≤34+0 weeks) preeclampsia (PE) cases attempting expectant management. 51 singleton pregnancies with early-onset PE ...
de Bree Eelco - - 2013
Desmoid tumours are rare mesenchymal tumours, often locally invasive and characteristically associated with a high local recurrence rate after resection. A potential aetiological role for female hormones is indicated. Pregnancy-associated desmoid tumours are almost exclusively located in the abdominal wall. An essential issue is how to counsel women who have ...
Crovetto Francesca - - 2013
Stroke is a life-threatening condition whose frequency is increased during pregnancy, in particular in the two first weeks of the puerperium. Pre-eclampsia/eclampsia is a disorder that enhances this risk. The purpose of this review is to summarize existing data regarding the association, diagnosis as well as management for stroke in ...
He Yue - - 2013
 To investigate the relationship between cervical intraepithelial neoplasia (CIN) and high-risk human papilloma virus (HR-HPV) during pregnancy and postpartum in China. In this prospective case-control study, 168 pregnant women with CIN and cervicitis were diagnosed by colposcopic cervical biopsy. All the cases underwent hybrid capture assay version II (HCII) to ...
Harlev A - - 2013
Objective: The purpose of this study was to evaluate the association between AFI and adverse perinatal outcome, and whether a critical cutoff can be defined. Methods: A retrospective cohort study was conducted. Included were patients that were admitted to the ultrasound unit of the tertiary medical center between the years ...
Hawkins Leah K - - 2013
Abstract Objective: To evaluate how absolute uterine length changes as a result of pregnancy. Methods: Longitudinal repeated-measures study of all women presenting to a university-affiliated clinic for uterine sounding prior to in vitro fertilization (IVF) who went on to deliver at term and return for repeat measurement from 2002-2012. Change ...
Kayatas Semra - - 2013
The objective of this study was to review our experience with ectopic pregnancy management and to evaluate major predictive factors for failure of conservative linear salpingostomy. Seven hundred and ninety-seven cases that were treated for ectopic pregnancy in our clinic between October 2005 and September 2011 were analyzed retrospectively for ...
Parra-Saavedra M - - 2013
To describe placental pathological findings in late-onset small-for-gestational age (SGA) births for which Doppler signs of placental insufficiency are lacking. A series of placentas were evaluated from singleton pregnancies of SGA births (birth weight below the 10th percentile) delivered after 34 weeks with normal umbilical artery Doppler (pulsatility index below ...
Raffi Francesca - - 2013
To determine the long-term impact of different types of endometrioma surgery on reproductive performance and on age of menopause. This was a longitudinal observational cohort study of 68 women with previous endometrioma surgery and 68 age- and weight-matched healthy controls. All participants' hospital records were reviewed and each woman completed ...
Fiore Marco M *Department of Surgery, Fondazione IRCCS Istituto Nazionale dei Tumori, Milan, Italy †Department of Surgery, Institut Gustave Roussy, Villejuif, France ‡Division of General Surgery, Mount Sinai Hospital; Department of Surgical Oncology, Princess Margaret Hospital; and Department of Surgery, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada §Department of Surgery, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA ¶Department of Medical Oncology, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA ‖Department of Medical Oncology, Institut Gustave Roussy, Villejuif, France **Department of Medical Oncology, Fondazione IRCCS Istituto Nazionale dei Tumori, Milan, - - 2013
Many women who present with desmoid-type fibromatosis (DF) have had a recent pregnancy. Long-term data about disease behavior during and after pregnancy are lacking. To investigate the possible relationship between DF and pregnancy. A cohort of women with DF and pregnancy was identified from 4 sarcoma centers. Four groups were ...
Lo Jamie O - - 2013
Abstract Background: New onset minimal change disease (MCD) is rare in pregnancy with the potential for serious complications including acute kidney injury (AKI). Case: A case of MCD was diagnosed at 19 weeks gestation by renal biopsy. Within one month of starting steroids, the patient experienced normalization of renal function ...
Hawkins Leah K - - 2013
Abstract Objective: Evaluate the association of a small third-trimester abdominal circumference (AC <10(th) percentile) in the setting of a normal estimated fetal weight (EFW ≥10(th) percentile) with gestational age at delivery, indication for delivery and neonatal outcomes. Methods: Retrospective cohort study at an academic hospital of women with singleton pregnancy ...
Hughes Stella E - - 2013
Several studies have shown that pregnancy reduces multiple sclerosis (MS) relapses, which increase in the early postpartum period. Postpartum relapse risk has been predicted by pre-pregnancy disease activity in some studies. To re-examine effect of pregnancy on relapses using the large international MSBase Registry, examining predictors of early postpartum relapse. ...
Dwarkanath Pratibha - - 2013
Folic acid supplementation in those with a low vitamin B-12 intake or status may have adverse effects. These effects are unknown with regard to birth outcome in pregnant Indian women who are routinely supplemented with high doses of folic acid. The objective was to examine the association of unbalanced vitamin ...
Pagani Giorgio - - 2013
To evaluate the association between second trimester uterine artery Doppler pulsatility index (PI) with reduced fetal movements (RFM) and adverse pregnancy outcome at term. This was a retrospective cohort study of all singleton pregnancies referred for routine antenatal care at a fetal medicine unit over the last 5 years. Uterine ...
van der Houwen Lisette E E - - 2013
Long-term pituitary down-regulation with a gonadotrophin-releasing hormone (GnRH) agonist for 3-6months prior to IVF/intracytoplasmic sperm injection (ICSI) improves clinical pregnancy rates in endometriosis patients. However, some discussion about this treatment strategy still exists. This retrospective study from a tertiary-care university hospital examined the efficacy and safety of IVF/ICSI with and ...
Peled Yoav - - 2013
Abstract Objective: To assess pregnancy outcome among women with hyperemesis gravidarum (HEG) with and without total parenteral nutrition (TPN) support. Study Design: A retrospective study of all pregnant women with singleton pregnancies who were hospitalized due to HEG between 1997 and 2011. Pregnancy outcome was compared with a control group ...
Bateman Brian T - - 2013
To develop and validate a maternal comorbidity index to predict severe maternal morbidity, defined as the occurrence of acute maternal end-organ injury, or mortality. Data were derived from the Medicaid Analytic eXtract for the years 2000-2007. The primary outcome was defined as the occurrence of maternal end-organ injury or death ...
Bogaerts Annick - - 2013
To examine the association between interpregnancy weight change and the risk for adverse maternal and neonatal outcomes. All live-born singleton births delivered at 21-42 weeks of gestation in women who had their first two consecutive births between 2009 and 2011 in Flanders (the northern part of Belgium) and who were ...
Størdal Ketil - - 2013
The aim was to study whether maternal use of iron supplements during pregnancy was associated with the risk for celiac disease in the offspring. In the prospective Norwegian Mother and Child cohort study (MoBa), cases of celiac disease were identified by questionnaires and linkage to the Norwegian Patient Register (NPR). ...
Otsuki Katsufumi - - 2013
Lactoferrin (LF) is one of the prebiotics present in the human body. A 38-year-old multiparous woman with poor obstetrical histories, three consecutive preterm premature rupture of membrane at the 19th, 23rd and 25th week of pregnancy, was referred to our hospital. She was diagnosed as having refractory vaginitis. Although estriol ...
Borja de Mozota Daphné - - 2013
Myoma is the most common benign tumor in women of childbearing age, with a high frequency in Afro-Caribbean than in other women. Depending on their number, size and location, myomas are suspected to be a cause of infertility. Conservative treatment by myomectomy is possible for symptomatic patients wishing to preserve ...
Wing Deborah Ann - - 2013
To describe the incidence of acute pyelonephritis in pregnancy, and to assess its association with perinatal outcomes in an integrated healthcare system. A retrospective cohort study was performed using medical records on 546,092 singleton pregnancies delivered in all Kaiser Permanente Southern California hospitals from 1993 through 2010. These medical records ...
Fong Alex - - 2013
To assess the clinical and demographic differences in patients with pre-gestational diabetes mellitus (PGDM) compared to those with gestational diabetes (GDM). Using the 2001-2007 California Health Discharge Database, we identified 22,331 cases of PGDM and 147,097 cases of GDM via ICD-9-CM codes after excluding cases which were missing race or ...
Combier Evelyne - - 2013
Maternity unit closures in France have increased travel time for pregnant women in rural areas. We assessed the impact of travel time to the closest unit on perinatal outcomes and care in Burgundy using multilevel analyses of data on deliveries from 2000 to 2009. A travel time of 30min or ...
Majumdar Gaurav - - 2013
Sperm quality plays an important role in determining embryo development and intracytoplasmic sperm injection (ICSI) outcome. Selection of competent sperm based on its ability to bind to hyaluronic acid (HA) has been suggested as one of the methods to assess sperm quality. The aim of the present study was to ...
Enaruna N O - - 2013
Objective: Magnesium level is known to decline during pregnancy. A suggested role for magnesium deficiency in conditions like pre-eclampsia and pre-term birth has prompted studies with conflicting evidence. The primary objective of this study was to determine the prevalence of hypomagnesemia in pregnancy, while the secondary objectives attempted to define ...
Chung Jun Chul - - 2013
Despite the initial absolute or relative contraindication of laparoscopic surgery during pregnancy, in the last decade, laparoscopic appendectomy (LA) has been performed in pregnant women. But few studies compare the outcomes of LA compared with open appendectomy (OA). We investigated clinical outcomes to evaluate the safety and efficacy of LA ...
Lees C - - 2013
Few data exist for counseling and perinatal management of women after an antenatal diagnosis of early-onset fetal growth restriction. Yet, the consequences of preterm delivery and its attendant morbidity for both mother and baby are far reaching. The objective of this study was to describe perinatal morbidity and mortality following ...
Farina A - - 2013
Aim: The study aims to calculate the probability of a successful vaginal delivery in post-term low-risk women by using a set of predictors (maternal, fetal, and ultrasonographic) according to the number of dinoprostone gel applications. Methods: This was an observational study of a cohort of 174 low-risk post-term singleton pregnancies. ...
Yasmeen Tahira - - 2013
Objective: To assess the maternal morbidity and mortality and fetal outcome with hepatitis E (HEV) in pregnancy. Study Design: Cross-sectional study. Place and Duration of Study: Liaquat National Hospital, Karachi, from May 2008 to April 2010. Methodology: Thirty patients admitted at Gynae Ward with serologically proven HEV in pregnancy were ...
Fukuda Mamiko - - 2013
Background/Aims: To compare the perinatal outcomes after laparoscopic myomectomy (LM) versus abdominal myomectomy (AM). Methods: The medical records of 105 Japanese females who delivered after myomectomy from 2004 to 2012 at Osaka Medical College were reviewed retrospectively. Results: Of the 105 females who delivered after myomectomy, 48 had undergone LM ...
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