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Moatti Zoe Z Specialist Registrar Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Whipps Cross University Hospital, Whipps Cross Road, London E11 1NR, United Kingdom. Electronic address: - - 2014
Stroke, defined as a focal or global disturbance of cerebral function lasting over 24h resulting from disruption of its blood supply, is a devastating event for a pregnant woman. This can result in long-term disability or death, and impact on her family and unborn child. In addition to pre-existing patient ...
Weissmann-Brenner Alina A Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, The Chaim Sheba Medical Center, Tel HaShomer, - - 2014
Abstract Objective: To examine the outcomes of pregnancy and newborn following an event of maternal medical compromise during pregnancy. Methods: A Retrospective study was performed on all patients hospitalized following an event of medical compromise during pregnancy. Medical compromise was divided to acute or chronic bleeding, major or complicated operations, ...
Wei Yu-Mei YM Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology - - 2014
Abstract Objective: To evaluate pregnancy outcomes in women with gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) diagnosed by the IADPSG criteria at 24-28 weeks of gestation but with fasting plasma glucose (FPG) less than 4.4 mmol/L. Research design and methods: A retrospective study was conducted. Medical records of 25 674 pregnant women attending the Peking ...
de Oliveira Cássio Vieira CV Cássio Vieira de Oliveira, Alecsandro Moreira, Julio P Baima, Leticia de C Franzoni, Talles B Lima, Fabio da S Yamashiro, Ligia Y Sassaki, Carlos Antonio Caramori, Fernando G Romeiro, Giovanni F Silva, Department of Internal Medicine, Gastroenterology Division, Botucatu Medical School, São Paulo State University-UNESP, Botucatu, São Paulo 01049-010, - - 2014
Acute fatty liver of pregnancy is a rare disease that affects women in the third trimester of pregnancy. Although infrequent, the disease can cause maternal mortality. The diagnosis is not always clear until the pregnancy is terminated, and significant complications, such as acute pancreatitis, can occur. Pancreatic involvement typically only ...
Braga Daniela Paes de Almeida Ferreira DP Fertility-Centro de Fertilização Assistida,4545 Av. Brigadeiro Luis,São Paulo - - 2014
Summary The aim of the present study was to determine the chance of pregnancy and the risk of multiple pregnancies taking into account the number and quality of transferred embryos in patients >36 years old or ≤36 years old. For this study, 1497 patients undergoing intra-cytoplasmic sperm injection (ICSI) cycles ...
Song Taejong T Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, CHA Gangnam Medical Center, CHA University , Seoul, Republic of - - 2014
Abstract Background: To present our initial experience with laparoscopic salpingotomy using the Floseal™ (Baxter International Corp., Deerfield, IL) hemostatic matrix for tubal pregnancy and to evaluate the efficacy and tubal patency after salpingotomy. Materials and Methods: A prospective study was conducted on 20 consecutive patients with tubal pregnancy undergoing laparoscopic ...
Gawade Prasad L PL Department of Epidemiology and Cancer Control, St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, Memphis, - - 2014
To evaluate associations between prepregnancy lifestyle factors, psychological distress and adverse pregnancy outcomes among female survivors of childhood cancer. We examined pregnancies of 1,192 female participants from the Childhood Cancer Survivor Study. Generalized linear models, adjusted for age at diagnosis, age at pregnancy, parity, and education were used to calculate ...
O'Dwyer Vicky V Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland. Electronic address: - - 2014
To determine the cause of adverse perinatal outcome in fetal growth restriction(FGR) where umbilical artery Doppler(UA) was normal, as identified from the Prospective Observational Trial to Optimize Pediatric Health(PORTO). We compared cases of adverse outcome where UA Doppler was normal and abnormal. The PORTO study was a national multicenter study ...
Sanhal C Y CY Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Faculty of Medicine, Akdeniz University, Antalya, - - 2014
It has been reported that, compared with simple increased nuchal translucency, fetal cases with septated cystic hygroma (CH) are more likely to face perinatal handicaps. However, pediatric outcomes and proper prenatal counseling for this anomaly have not yet been truly defined. We performed this study to determine pregnancy and pediatric ...
Yu Fan F Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Guangzhou Medical University Affiliated Women and Children hospital, Guangzhou, - - 2014
Context: Clinical evidences on the consequential effects of continuous glucose monitoring (CGM ) on pregnancy outcomes in women with GDM are scarcely available. Objective: To evaluate the effectiveness of CGM on maternal glycemic control and pregnancy outcomes in patients with GDM. Patients: 340 Chinese pregnant women with GDM were allocated ...
Stokholm Jakob J Copenhagen Prospective Studies on Asthma in Childhood, Health Sciences, University of Copenhagen, Gentofte, Denmark; The Danish Pediatric Asthma Center, Copenhagen University Hospital, Gentofte, Denmark; Department of Pediatrics, Naestved Hospital, Naestved, - - 2014
Maternal use of antibiotics during pregnancy has been associated with the development of asthmatic disorders in the offspring. The human microbiome has been suggested to act as an intermediary in this process. To provide clarification on this theory, we studied the temporal relation between maternal use of antibiotics and the ...
Rodger Marc A MA Thrombosis Program, Division of Hematology, Department of Medicine, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, ON, Canada; Ottawa Hospital Research Institute, Ottawa, ON, Canada. Electronic address: - - 2014
Thrombophilias are common disorders that increase the risk of pregnancy-associated venous thromboembolism and pregnancy loss and can also increase the risk of placenta-mediated pregnancy complications (severe pre-eclampsia, small-for-gestational-age infants, and placental abruption). We postulated that antepartum dalteparin would reduce these complications in pregnant women with thrombophilia. In this open-label randomised ...
Al-Riyami Nihal N Department of Obstetrics & Gynaecology, Sultan Qaboos University - - 2014
Pregnancy in women with homozygous beta thalassaemia (HBT) carries a high risk to both the mother and fetus. The aim of this study was to investigate pregnancy outcomes among this group at a single tertiary centre. This retrospective descriptive study was conducted between January 2006 and December 2012 on all ...
Adu-Bonsaffoh Kwame K Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Korle Bu Teaching Hospital, Accra, Ghana; Department of Physiology, University of Ghana Medical School, Accra, Ghana. Electronic address: - - 2014
To determine maternal outcomes of hypertensive disorders in pregnancy at Korle Bu Teaching Hospital (KBTH) in Accra, Ghana. A cross-sectional study was conducted between January 1 and February 28, 2013. All women delivering at KBTH whose pregnancies were complicated by hypertensive disorders were identified. A structured questionnaire was administered, and ...
D'Souza R R Departments of Obstetrics & Gynaecology, Mount Sinai Hospital, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, - - 2014
Heparin is often prescribed during pregnancy with the intention of improving perinatal outcomes on the basis that it exerts an anticoagulant action in the inter-villous space. Accumulating in-vitro and in-vivo evidence indicates that heparin's beneficial effects in pregnancy may result from 'non-anticoagulant' effects including the promotion of angiogenesis. To study ...
Linduska Nina N Department of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, Medical University Vienna, Vienna, - - 2014
Abstract Objective Placental anomalies visualized at midgestation by MRI are shown to be related to pregnancy outcome. We performed a prospective cohort study to investigate the influence of placental pathologies diagnosed with fetal MRI on long-term neurodevelopmental outcome. Methods In our hospital-based, cross-sectional study, all fetal MRI examinations of pregnancies ...
Cobo Ana A Instituto Valenciano de Infertilidad, Universidad de Valencia, Valencia, Spain. Electronic address: - - 2014
To assess outcomes after oocyte vitrification on obstetric and perinatal outcomes compared with those achieved with fresh oocytes. Retrospective cohort study. Private university-affiliated IVF center. Children born after use of vitrified oocytes (1,027 from 804 pregnancies) and fresh oocytes (1,224 from 996 pregnancies). Singleton and multiples pregnancies from own and ...
Takeuchi Masumi - - 2014
Previous studies have investigated the impact of occupational risk factors on health outcomes among physicians. However, few studies have investigated the effects on pregnancy outcomes among physicians. In this study, we examined the association between working hours during pregnancy and pregnancy complications among physicians. A cross-sectional study was based on ...
Hanley Gillian E - - 2014
Psychiatric disorders are equally common during pregnancy as among non-pregnant women, and many of these conditions are treated with psychotropic medicines. Relatively little is known about patterns of use of many these agents during pregnancy, and specifically of how rates may have shifted during the last decade. We aimed to ...
Fuchs Florent F Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology. CHU Sainte Justine, Université de Montréal, Montréal, QC, - - 2014
Abstract Objective: To evaluate the impact of amniotic fluid 'sludge' (AFS) on the risk of preterm delivery, and to describe the effect of antibiotic treatment in that situation. Methods: Case-control study including singleton pregnancies with or without AFS, between 15-32 weeks of gestation. Factors associated with preterm delivery before 32 ...
Wozniak Slawomir - - 2014
Despite the efforts to decrease the rate of preterm birth, preterm delivery is still the main cause of neonatal morbidity and mortality. Identifying patients threatened with preterm delivery remains one of the main obstetric challenges. The aim of this study was to estimate the potential value of elastographic evaluation of ...
Cury Didia Bismara DB Didia Bismara Cury, Center of Inflammatory Bowel Disease, Federal University of São Paulo, Sao Paulo, SP 040023-062, - - 2014
Inflammatory bowel disease affects a substantial number of women in their reproductive years. Pregnancy presents a number of challenges for clinicians and patients; the health of the baby needs to be balanced with the need to maintain remission in the mother. Historically, treatments for Crohn's disease (CD) were often discontinued ...
Tomasik Pawel P 1st Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Medical University of Warsaw, - - 2014
Patients with infertility commonly undergo various diagnostic and therapeutic procedures that may affect the future course of the pregnancy. In this presented case a female patient with infertility has been subjected to laparoscopic myomectomy and chromoscopy of the fallopian tubes, as it turned out later, 4 days after spontaneous conception. ...
Klungsøyr Kari K Medical Birth Registry of Norway, Division of Epidemiology, Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Bergen, Norway; Department of Global Public Health and Primary Care, University of Bergen, Bergen, - - 2014
The Norwegian Mother and Child Cohort Study (MoBa), a prospective population-based pregnancy cohort, is a valuable database for studying causes of pre-eclampsia. Pre-eclampsia data in MoBa come from the Medical Birth Registry of Norway (MBRN); thus, we wanted to study the validity of MBRN pre-eclampsia registration for MoBa women. We ...
Kessler J J Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Haukeland University Hospital, Bergen, Norway; Department of Clinical Science, Research Group for Pregnancy, Fetal Development and Birth, University of Bergen, Bergen, - - 2014
To determine the electrocardiographic performance and neonatal outcome of pregnancies with breech presentation and planned vaginal delivery monitored with ST-waveform analysis (STAN). Prospective observational study. University hospital, Norway; 2004-2008. Singleton pregnancies with a gestational age above 35 + 6 weeks, breech presentation, selected for vaginal delivery and monitored with STAN. Common clinical guidelines ...
Harville Emily W EW Department of Epidemiology, Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, New Orleans, Louisiana, - - 2014
To examine the relationship between personality, pregnancy and birth outcomes in adolescents. Personality has been shown to be a strong predictor of many health outcomes. Adolescents who become pregnant have worse birth outcomes than adults. Cross-sectional study using data from the National Longitudinal Study of Adolescent Health (baseline, 1994-1995; follow-up, ...
Brouwers Laura L Department of Obstetrics, University Medical Center Utrecht, Utrecht, the Netherlands. Electronic address: - - 2014
The primary aim of this study was to investigate the correlation between pregnancy outcome and bile acid (BA) levels in pregnancies affected by intrahepatic cholestasis of pregnancy (ICP). In addition, correlations between maternal and fetal BA levels were explored. Retrospective study including women with pruritus and BA levels ≥10μmol/L, between ...
Greenop Kathryn R KR Telethon Kids Institute, University of Western Australia, PO Box 855, West Perth, WA, 6872, - - 2014
The causes of childhood brain tumors (CBT) are largely unknown, but gestational diet may influence this risk. The aim of this analysis was to investigate whether maternal coffee or tea consumption during pregnancy was associated with the risk of CBT. The Australian Study of the Causes of Childhood Brain Tumours ...
Balci Ali A Department of Cardiology, Isala, Zwolle, The Netherlands Department of Cardiology, University Medical Centre Groningen, University of Groningen, Groningen, The - - 2014
Adequate prepregnancy prediction of maternal cardiovascular and offspring risk is important for counselling and management of pregnancy in women with congenital heart disease (CHD). Therefore we performed a study to identify the optimal assessment strategy for estimating the risk of pregnancy in women with CHD. In this prospective study, we ...
Janzarik Wibke G WG From the Departments of Neurology (W.G.J., R.E., E.E., C.W., M.R.), Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine (W.G.J.), and Obstetrics and Gynecology (S.M., B.G., H.P.), University of Freiburg, Freiburg, Germany; and Department of Statistics, University of Ulm, Ulm, Germany - - 2014
This study investigated whether a short testing of neurovascular coupling during midterm pregnancy could identify women at risk for subsequent preeclampsia. Transcranial Doppler sonography of the posterior cerebral artery during a brief visual stimulation was analyzed in 68 women at midterm pregnancy, the primary clinical end point was preeclampsia. Women ...
Kissin Dmitry M DM Division of Reproductive Health, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia; Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics, School of Medicine, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia. Electronic address: - - 2014
To assess trends and outcomes of assisted hatching among assisted reproductive technology (ART) cycles. Retrospective cohort analysis using National ART Surveillance System (NASS) data. U.S. fertility centers reporting to NASS. Fresh autologous noncanceled ART cycles conducted from 2000-2010. None. Implantation, clinical pregnancy, live-birth, miscarriage, multiple gestation. Assisted hatching use statistically ...
Mekinian Arsène A Université Paris 13 , Bondy, France; AP-HP, Service de médecine interne, Hôpital Jean Verdier, Bondy , France - - 2014
Abstract Introduction: In this prospective multicenter study, we aimed to describe (1) the outcome of pregnancy in the case of previous chronic histiocytic intervillositis (CHI), (2) the immunological findings and associated diseases, (3) the treatments, and (4) the factors associated with pregnancy loss. Methods: We prospectively included all patients with ...
Ciancimino Leonarda L Department of Pediatric, Gynecological, Microbiological and Biomedical Sciences, A.O.U. "G. Martino", University of Messina, Via C. Valeria 1, 98125, Messina, - - 2014
To evaluate maternal-fetal outcomes in women of advanced maternal age (AMA; >35 years old) and women of physiological maternal age as controls (C; <35 years old). Single-center, retrospective case-control analysis, from January 1 to December 31, 2013. For each group, we evaluated obstetric history, number of twin pregnancies, delivery mode, incidence of ...
Kamphuis Ei E Centre for Reproductive Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Academic Medical Centre, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, the - - 2014
To assess by proof of principle whether the individual risk for preterm birth (PTB) should be incorporated into the embryo transfer policy in in vitro fertilisation (IVF). A theoretical decision analysis. A decision tree was built to compare the consequences of different chances of PTB on the outcome of single embryo ...
de Ravello Lori L Division of Reproductive Health, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 4770 Buford Highway NE MS F-74, Atlanta, GA, 30341, USA, - - 2014
To examine rates of ectopic pregnancy (EP) among American Indian and Alaska Native (AI/AN) women aged 15-44 years seeking care at Indian Health Service (IHS), Tribal, and urban Indian health facilities during 2002-2009. We used 2002-2009 inpatient and outpatient data from the IHS National Patient Information Reporting System to identify EP-associated ...
Pitkanen S S Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Oulu University Hospital , Oulu , - - 2014
A prospective study was conducted to determine the outcome of pregnancies with 1st trimester nuchal translucency measurement of ≥ 6.5 mm. The risk of fetal abnormalities increases with enlarging nuchal translucency being around 45% with a measurement of ≥ 6.5 mm. A total of 27,144 voluntary women with singleton pregnancies ...
Jeong Eun Ha EH Departments of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Seoul National University College of Medicine, Seoul National University Bundang Hospital, Seongnam, - - 2014
To examine the potential clinical and sonographic parameters at mid-trimester that predict the risk of intrapartum cesarean delivery at term among low-risk nulliparas. This prospective study recruited nulliparas with singleton low-risk pregnancies at 20.0-24.0 weeks. Sonographic measurement of the cervical length and fetal biometry was performed. The data collected at ...
Avivi Irit I Department of Hematology and Bone Marrow Transplantation, Rambam Health Care Campus, Haifa, Israel; Bruce Rappaport Faculty of Medicine, Technion, Haifa, Israel. Electronic address: - - 2014
Hodgkin lymphoma (HL) and non-Hodgkin lymphoma (NHL) often present with systemic symptoms such as fatigue, shortness of breath and night sweats, mimicking pregnancy-related features which may result in delayed disease diagnosis. Furthermore, the wish to avoid investigational imaging, aiming to protect the fetus from radiation exposure, may lead to a ...
Zhu Haiyan H Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Sir Run Run Show Hospital, College of Medicine, Zhejiang University, 3# East Qing Chun Road, Hangzhou, 310016, - - 2014
The study was designed to evaluate the relationship between serum progesterone (P4) response after hCG administration and the number of oocytes retrieved and the embryo quality in fresh IVF cycles. We conducted a retrospective cohort study of women aged 24-43 years who underwent first fresh IVF cycle from 2011 to 2013 ...
Overcash Rachael T RT Department of Reproductive Medicine, University of California San Diego, San Diego, - - 2014
Over one third of reproductive age women are obese, and this marked prevalence is impacting pregnancy. Obese women face many challenges from preconception to postpartum. They are at increased risk for both maternal and fetal complications including gestational diabetes, hypertension, preeclampsia, congenital anomalies, stillbirth, fetal macrosomia, cesarean delivery, venous thromboembolism, ...
Cossette Benoit B Faculty of Pharmacy, Université de Montréal, Montréal H3C 3J7, Canada; Pharmacy Department, Centre hospitalier universitaire de Sherbrooke, Sherbrooke J1H 5N4, - - 2014
Asthma exacerbations are common during pregnancy with a prevalence as high as 51.9% among women with severe asthma. To compare the treatment of asthma exacerbations in an acute-care setting during and outside of pregnancy. We formed a cohort of women who sought medical care for an asthma exacerbation at a ...
Schwartz N N Maternal and Child Health Research Program, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, United States. Electronic address: - - 2014
We sought to determine if early placental size, as measured by 3-dimensional ultrasonography, is associated with an increased risk of delivering a macrosomic or large-for-gestational age (LGA) infant. We prospectively collected 3-dimensional ultrasound volume sets of singleton pregnancies at 11-14 weeks and 18-24 weeks. Birth weights were collected from the ...
Frontera Jennifer A JA Cerebrovascular Center of the Neurological Institute, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio. Electronic address: - - 2014
Neurocritical care complications of pregnancy and puerperum such as preeclampsia/eclampsia, hemolysis, elevated liver enzymes, low platelets syndrome, thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura, seizures, ischemic and hemorrhagic stroke, postpartum angiopathy, cerebral sinus thrombosis, amniotic fluid emboli, choriocarcinoma, and acute fatty liver of pregnancy are rare but can be devastating. These conditions can present ...
Wang Mei-Hung MH Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, China Medical University Hospital , Taichung , - - 2014
Anti-Müllerian hormone (AMH) level has been found to be a useful marker of ovarian reserve, and a predictor of poor and hyper-responses in patients undergoing controlled ovarian stimulation (COS). The study aimed to determine the association of serum AMH level with achieving pregnancy in patients undergoing COS with intrauterine insemination. ...
Ruffatti A A Amelia Ruffatti, Reumatologia, Policlinico Universitario, Via Giustiniani, 2 - 35128 Padova, Italy, Tel.: +039 049 8212192, Fax: +039 049 8212191, E-mail: - - 2014
Previous thrombosis, diagnosis of systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) and triple antiphospholipid (aPL) antibody positivity have recently been found to be independent factors associated to pregnancy failure during conventional therapy in women with antiphospholipid syndrome (APS). This study aimed to assess the effect of various treatment strategies on pregnancy outcomes in ...
Cavalcante Marcelo Borges MB Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics, University of Fortaleza (UNIFOR), Fortaleza-CE, - - 2014
Abstract Objective: To assess the perinatal outcomes and risk factors for further pregnancy loss in patients with recurrent miscarriage treated with lymphocyte immunotherapy. Methods: We performed a retrospective observational study of women with a history of two or more consecutive miscarriages who underwent lymphocyte immunotherapy. All patients had undergone investigation ...
Ludvigsson Jonas F JF Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institutet, Box 281, 171 77, Stockholm, Sweden, - - 2014
Several autoimmune disorders have been linked to adverse pregnancy outcome. IgA deficiency shares many autoimmune traits, but its association with pregnancy outcome is unknown. Prospective population-based cohort study in Sweden of 613 mothers with IgA deficiency (IgA levels < .07 g/L) diagnosed in 1980-2010 in six university hospitals. In 1973-2010, these women delivered ...
Harville Emily W EW Tulane School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine , New Orleans , LA - - 2014
Abstract Pregnancy conditions such as gestational diabetes (GDM) and macrosomia lead to an increased risk of diabetes and cardiovascular disease in the offspring, perpetuating a cycle of poor health. We hypothesized that (1) pre-pregnancy indicators of metabolism would be associated with GDM and birthweight; and (2) the lipid accumulation product ...
Tokunaka Mayumi M Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Showa University School of Medicine, Tokyo, - - 2014
Abstract Objective: To clarify which types of cervical polyp removed during the first and second trimester are associated with the risk of spontaneous abortion and preterm delivery. Methods: Pregnant females who underwent attempted polypectomy of cervical polyps during pregnancy and delivered singleton infants between 2005 and 2011 were evaluated. The ...
Freeman Marlene P MP From the *Harvard Medical School, and †Harvard School of Public Health, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, - - 2014
Premature birth is associated with infant morbidity and mortality. Women with psychiatric disorders represent an at-risk population for premature delivery and other obstetrical complications. The primary aim of this study was to assess the association between omega-3 fatty acid use and length of gestation. Data from the National Pregnancy Registry ...
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