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Moffat Rebecca R Clinic of Gynecological Endocrinology and Reproductive Medicine, University Hospital, University of Basel, - - 2014
An increasing proportion of infertile women are subjected to hysteroscopy. The effect of hysteroscopy on the pregnancy rate in assisted reproduction has been demonstrated to be favorable, but cervical dilation in the course of hysteroscopy may have an adverse effect on pregnancy outcome. We sought to investigate the effect of ...
Kedem Alon A Infertility and IVF Unit, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Chaim Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, affiliated to the Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel. Electronic address: - - 2014
To examine whether patients with poor ovarian response (POR) during conventional IVF/intracytoplasmic sperm injection (ICSI) treatment cycle may benefit from a modified natural cycle (MNC)-IVF. Cohort historic study. Tertiary, university-affiliated medical center. One hundred eleven patients with POR, defined according to the Bologna criteria, who underwent a subsequent MNC-IVF within ...
Morin Scott S Obstetrics and Gynecology, NYU Langone Medical Center, 530 1st Ave Rm 9E2, New York, NY, 10016, USA, - - 2014
This multicentered retrospective study analyzed whether the quantity of euploid blastocysts in a given cohort after comprehensive chromosomal screening can be used to identify candidates for single embryo transfer. Blastocysts from 437 patients underwent trophectoderm biopsy followed by array comparative genomic hybridization. Embryos were then selected for single or double ...
You Ji Yeon JY Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Samsung Medical Center, Sungkyunkwan University School of Medicine, Seoul, - - 2014
Several predictive factors associated with adverse pregnancy outcomes in female renal recipients have been suggested. Our study aimed to determine the most important factor for prediction of adverse pregnancy outcomes in female renal recipients. We studied 41 pregnancies in 29 female renal recipients retrospectively. We reviewed pregnancy outcomes and possible ...
Uenaka Mizuki M Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Kobe University Graduate School of Medicine, Kobe, - - 2014
To determine the factors related to adverse pregnancy outcomes and neonatal thyroid dysfunction in pregnancies complicated by Graves' disease. Thirty-five pregnancies complicated by Graves' disease were divided into two groups: adverse pregnancy outcome (n=15) and no adverse pregnancy outcome (n=20). Adverse pregnancy outcomes included spontaneous abortion, stillbirth, premature delivery, fetal ...
Schwartzenburg Christopher J CJ University of Rochester Medical Center, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Rochester, NY, United States, - - 2014
Abstract Objective: We sought to explore the clinical variables associated with the loss of rubella immunity during pregnancy and to determine if these changes are linked to obstetrical complications. Methods: This is a case-control study in which women were identified whose rubella antibody titers were equivocal or non-immune and compared ...
Awofisayo A A Centre for Infectious Disease Surveillance and Control, Public Health England, - - 2014
SUMMARY Listeriosis is a rare but severe foodborne disease with low morbidity and high case-fatality rates. Pregnant women, unborn and newborn babies are among the high-risk groups for listeriosis. We examined listeriosis cases reported to the enhanced surveillance system in England and Wales from 1990 to 2010 to identify risk ...
Khalil Asma A Department of Fetal Medicine, Institute for Women's Health, University College London Hospitals, London, - - 2014
To investigate the longitudinal changes in maternal hemodynamics in pregnancies that develop preeclampsia (PE) and gestational hypertension (GH), following first trimester screening. This was a prospective longitudinal study in singleton pregnancies identified by screening at 11(+0) -13(+6)  weeks' gestation as being at high-risk for PE. Measurements of augmentation index (AIx), ...
Hassan M M Department of Nursing-Midwifery, Mahabad Branch, Islamic Azad University, Mahabad, Iran. Electronic address: - - 2014
To investigate the prevalence of intimate partner violence (IPV) against pregnant women and its relationship with adverse maternal outcomes, including preterm labour, abortion, caesarean section, antenatal hospitalization and vaginal bleeding, in the West Azerbaijan, Iran. Cross-sectional design. In total, 1300 pregnant women, aged 18-39 years, who were referred to hospitals ...
Tan T L TL Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, KK Women's and Children's Hospital , - - 2014
Early pregnancy complication remains a significant cause of maternal morbidity and mortality. Despite the paucity of evidence to support consultant-led early pregnancy unit over nurse- or sonographer-led services, hospitals have devoted scarce resources to appoint consultants to lead their early pregnancy units. We compared the management and outcomes of confirmed ...
Levron Yacov Y Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Sheba Medical Center, Tel-Hashomer, Sackler School of Medicine, Tel-Aviv University, - - 2014
To determine the prevalence of placental complications in patients conceived through donor versus autologous oocytes. A retrospective cohort study including two groups of patients who conceived through in vitro fertilization using: 1) donor oocyte (n=139) and 2) autologous oocyte (n=126). Only singleton gestations were included .The rate of placental complications ...
Islam Zaheena Z Section of Fetal and Maternal Medicine and Neonatal Health, Aga Khan University Hospital, Karachi, - - 2014
Abstract Objective: To determine the prognostic value of umbilical artery Doppler (UAD) with fetal growth restriction (FGR) and their perinatal outcomes. Methods: This was a retrospective cohort study of fetuses with growth ≤ 5(th) centile from 2001-2012. Pregnancy outcomes were compared according to UAD findings for 253 cases. Doppler findings ...
Amini Elaheh - - 2014
To assess the association of maternal hyperuricemia with adverse pregnancy outcome and neonatal metabolic, neurologic and respiratory disturbances in normotensive singleton pregnant women. This prospective multicentric cohort study was conducted on 404 normotensive singleton pregnant women who were admitted for delivery in Vali-Asr and Akbar-Abadi teaching hospitals of Tehran University ...
Yoost Jennie L JL Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Marshall University, Huntington, West Virginia; University of Louisville, School of Public Health and Information Sciences, Louisville, Kentucky. Electronic address: - - 2014
To evaluate a novel approach to adolescent pregnancy prevention through scheduled educational clinic visits, focusing to retain patients within the clinic system. This is a retrospective chart review conducted at the Center for Adolescent Pregnancy Prevention, a privately funded clinic located in an urban setting serving only adolescents and young ...
Fouelifack Florent Ymele - - 2014
Adolescent pregnancies are a growing public health problem in Cameroon. We sought to study the outcome of such pregnancies, in order to inform public health action. A cross-sectional analysis of 5997 deliveries which compared the outcome of deliveries in adolescent (10-19 years old) pregnant women registered at the Yaounde Central ...
Oken Emily E Obesity Prevention Program, Department of Population Medicine, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Institute, Boston, MA, USA, Department of Environmental Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA, Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA, Channing Laboratory, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, MA, USA, Connors Center for Women's Health and Gender Biology, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, MA, USA, Department of Environmental Health, Boston University School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA, Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA, Department of Pediatrics, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA, USA, Division of Newborn Medicine, Boston Children's Hospital, Boston, MA, USA, Department of Neonatology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA, USA, Department of Emergency Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA, USA, Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition, Boston Children's Hospital, Boston, MA, USA, Division of Endocrinology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA, USA and Division of Neonatology, Boston Medical Center and Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA, - - 2014
We established Project Viva to examine prenatal diet and other factors in relation to maternal and child health. We recruited pregnant women at their initial prenatal visit in eastern Massachusetts between 1999 and 2002. Exclusion criteria included multiple gestation, inability to answer questions in English, gestational age ≥22 weeks at ...
Guha S S Queen Charlottes and Chelsea Hospital, Imperial College, Du Cane Road, London W12 0HS, - - 2014
How does a protocol based on a single serum progesterone measurement perform as a triage tool in women with pregnancy of unknown location (PUL) in comparison to protocols based on serial hCG measurement? Triage based on the logistic regression model M4 (using initial hCG and hCG ratio (48 h/0 h)) ...
Hünseler C C Department of Neonatology and Pediatric Intensive Care, Children's Hospital, University of Cologne, - - 2014
to assess whether the incidence of angiotensin II-receptor type 1antagonist (AT1-anta-gonist) - or ACE-inhibitor induced cases of oligohydramnios sequence (OHS) in 2011 was reduced after intensive alerts as to the causal association between AT1-antagonist /ACE-inhibitor and OHS in the German medical literature.3 sources of information were used: A nationwide active ...
Verheecke Magali M Gynecologic Oncology, University Hospitals Leuven, Herestraat, 49, 3000 Leuven, Belgium; Division of Oncology, KULeuven, Herestraat, 49, 3000 Leuven, - - 2014
The concurrence of intracranial tumours with pregnancy is rare. The purpose of this study was to describe all reported patients registered in the international Cancer in Pregnancy registration study (CIP study; http://www.cancerinpregnancy.org), and to review the literature in order to obtain better insight into outcome and possibilities of treatment in ...
Bouthoorn Selma H SH The Generation R Study Group, Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, the Netherlands; Department of Public Health, Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, the Netherlands. Electronic address: - - 2014
To examine the association between socioeconomic position (SEP) and umbilical and uterine placental resistance indices in the second and third trimester, and to what extent this could be explained by lifestyle-related behaviors. Prospective cohort study. Rotterdam, the Netherlands. 7,033 pregnant women of mean age (± standard deviation) 29.9 (±5.2) years. ...
Pieper Petronella G PG Department of Cardiology, University Medical Centre Groningen, University of Groningen, PO Box 30.001, 9700 RB Groningen, The Netherlands. Electronic address: - - 2014
Pulmonary hypertension during pregnancy is associated with considerable risks of maternal mortality and morbidity. Our systematic review of the literature on the use of targeted treatments for pulmonary arterial hypertension during pregnancy indicates a considerable decrease of mortality since a previous review in 1998 (16% v 38%), and a further ...
Trønnes Håvard H Department of Global Public Health and Primary Care, University of Bergen, Bergen, Norway; Department of Pediatrics, Haukeland University Hospital, Bergen, - - 2014
To assess the risk of developing cerebral palsy in relation to pregnancy disorders and preterm birth. By linking the Medical Birth Registry of Norway to other national registries, we identified all live births in Norway from 1967 through to 2001. Risks of cerebral palsy (CP) after preterm delivery and pregnancy ...
Kessous Roy R Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Soroka University Medical Center, Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, - - 2014
To evaluate the role of umbilical artery (UA) peak systolic velocity (PSV) measurements in the prediction of perinatal outcome in fetuses with intrauterine growth restriction (IUGR). A prospective study was performed, including patients with a suspected diagnosis of IUGR. Exclusion criteria were multiple gestations, unreliable gestational age, and known fetal ...
Elassy Saeed M R SM Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Ain Shams University, Cairo, Egypt. Electronic address: - - 2014
Cardiac surgery during pregnancy is reserved for cases of failure of medical treatment due to its detrimental maternal and fetal effects. Between March 2003 and December 2012, 23 pregnant women with severe valve malfunction required open heart surgery. The mean age was 30.3 ± 4.9 years. Gestational age ranged from ...
U─čur Bilgin Aynur A Necmettin Erbakan University, Meram Medical School, Department of Hematology, 42080 Konya, Turkey. Electronic address: - - 2014
Thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura (TTP) is an uncommon, severe, potentially life-threatening disease characterized by microangiopathic hemolytic anemia, thrombocytopenia, altered mental status, fever, and renal abnormalities. It can be seen at any age or sex but affects women of childbearing age more commonly. Pregnancy is known as one of the most common ...
Leppänen Marja M Department of Health Sciences, Faculty of Sport and Health Sciences, University of Jyväskylä, Jyväskylä, Finland, - - 2014
The aim of this study was to examine the predictors of change in intensity-specific leisure-time physical activity (LTPA) during pregnancy, and the perceived support and barriers of LTPA in Finnish pregnant women at increased risk of gestational diabetes. The study population consisted of 399 pregnant women who participated in a ...
Cain Mary Ashley MA University of South Florida, Obstetrics and - - 2014
Abstract Postmortem evaluation following an in utero fetal demise is essential for determining cause of death and counseling regarding future pregnancies. Severe maceration and fetal size along with patient desires may limit the physician's ability to perform a complete autopsy. In the cases presented we demonstrate the utility of postmortem ...
Hjordt Hansen Maj V MV Department of Gynecology, Rigshospitalet University Hospital, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, - - 2014
To assess the reproductive long-term prognosis of women with and without endometriosis, explore changes over time, and quantify the contribution of artificial reproductive techniques. Cohort study. Denmark 1977-2009. Data retrieved from four national registries. Among 15-49 year old women during the period 1977-82, 24 667 were diagnosed with and 98 ...
Gibson Kelly S KS Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, MetroHealth Medical Center-Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH, United States. Electronic address: - - 2014
Elective induction of labor has been discouraged over concerns regarding increased complications. We evaluated the mode of delivery and maternal and neonatal morbidities in low risk patients whose labor was electively induced or expectantly managed at term. A retrospective cross-sectional study from 12 United States institutions (19 hospitals), 2002 through ...
Oron Galia G Department of Obstetrics and Gynecolgy, McGill Univeristy, Montreal, Quebec, Canada. Electronic address: - - 2014
To compare obstetric and perinatal outcomes of singletons born after extended embryo culture and a single blastocyst stage embryo versus a single cleavage stage embryo transfer. A retrospective cohort study of 1543 fresh single embryo transfer (SET) using non-donor oocytes in women ≤ 40 years old from December 2008 to ...
Bergamini Alice A Obstetrics and Gynecology Unit, San Raffaele Scientific Institute, Milan, - - 2014
Malignant degeneration of endometriosis in the inguinal region is rare, and has only been reported in six cases in the literature, none of which was detected during pregnancy. We present the first case of endometriosis-associated adenocarcinoma in the inguinal region in a 34-year-old woman who was 35 weeks' pregnant. The ...
Nykjaer Camilla C Nutritional Epidemiology Group, School of Food Science and Nutrition, University of Leeds, , Leeds, - - 2014
Evidence is conflicting regarding the relationship between low maternal alcohol consumption and birth outcomes. This paper aimed to investigate the association between alcohol intake before and during pregnancy with birth weight and gestational age and to examine the effect of timing of exposure. A prospective cohort in Leeds, UK, of ...
Parra-Saavedra Miguel M Department of Maternal-Fetal Medicine, Institute Clínic of Gynecology, Obstetrics and Neonatology (ICGON), Hospital Clinic-IDIBAPS, University of Barcelona and Centre for Biomedical Research on Rare Diseases (CIBER-ER), Barcelona, Spain; Maternal- Fetal Unit, CEDIFETAL, Centro de Diagnóstico de Ultrasonido e Imágenes, CEDIUL, Barranquilla, - - 2014
To elucidate the association between Doppler parameters and histological signs of placental underperfusion (PUP) in late-onset small-for-gestational age (SGA) babies. The umbilical and middle cerebral arteries, uterine arteries (UtA), and umbilical vein blood flow (UVBF) were evaluated within 7 days of delivery in a cohort of 95 SGA singleton fetuses ...
Kim Ja Hyeong JH Department of Pediatrics, Ulsan University Hospital, University of Ulsan Collage of Medicine, Ulsan, - - 2014
It is uncertain whether folate is risk or preventive factor for allergic and respiratory diseases. To determine the relationship between maternal or offspring folate status and subsequent development of allergic and respiratory diseases in early childhood. In total, 917 mother-child pairs from a prospective birth cohort in South Korea were ...
Yust-Katz Shlomit S Department of Neuro-Oncology, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas (S.Y.-K., J.F.d.G., M.D.A., C.A.C., M.R.G., T.S.A.); Department of Biostatistics, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas (D.L., J.W., Y.Y.); Department of Gynecologic Oncology and Reproductive Medicine, Division of Surgery, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas - - 2014
Improvements in brain tumor treatments have led to an increase in the number of young women with brain tumors who are now considering pregnancy. The aim of this study is to evaluate the influence of pregnancy on brain tumor biology. In this institutional review board-approved retrospective study, we searched the ...
Yildiz Funda - - 2014
The aim of this study was to determine the relationship between marital violence and distress level among women with a diagnosis of infertility. In this prospective randomized study, a total of 180 patients were included in the study. Amongst these, pertubation of the uterine cavity was carried out in 79 ...
Ashrafi Mahnaz M Department of Endocrinology and Female Infertility at Reproductive Biomedicine Research Center, Royan Institute for Reproductive Biomedicine, ACECR, Tehran, Iran ; Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Iran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, - - 2014
Our objective was to evaluate the effect of ovarian endometrioma on ovarian stimulation outcomes in in vitro fertilization cycles (IVF). In this prospective cohort study, we followed 103 patients who underwent intra-cytoplasmic sperm injection (ICSI) procedures over a 24-months period. The study group consisted of 47 infertile women with either ...
de Man Yael A YA aSt. Antonius Hospital, Nieuwegein bErasmus MC, University Medical Centre Rotterdam, Department of Rheumatology, Rotterdam, The - - 2014
Disease activity of rheumatoid arthritis (RA) can ameliorate spontaneously during pregnancy; however, adequate measurement of disease activity during pregnancy is a challenge, as is quantifying disease improvement during pregnancy and disease flare postpartum. Adverse pregnancy outcomes may be related to high disease activity during pregnancy, the full extent of which ...
Albright Catherine M CM Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Women and Infants Hospital, Brown University, Providence, RI, USA. Electronic address: - - 2014
To design an emergency department (ED) sepsis scoring system to identify risk of intensive care unit (ICU) admission in pregnant and postpartum women. The Sepsis in Obstetrics Score (S.O.S.) was created by modifying validated scoring systems in accordance with recognized physiologic changes of pregnancy. The S.O.S was applied to a ...
Kreitchmann R R Irmandade da Santa Casa de Misericórdia de Porto Alegre, Porto Alegre, Rio Grande do Sul, - - 2014
To examine maternal characteristics associated with adverse pregnancy outcomes among women infected with HIV. Prospective cohort study. Multiple sites in Latin America and the Caribbean. Women infected with HIV enrolled in the Perinatal (2002-2007) and the Longitudinal Study in Latin American Countries (LILAC; 2008-2012) studies of the Eunice Kennedy Shriver ...
Trutnovsky Gerda G Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Medical University of Graz, Graz, - - 2014
Objective: To evaluate the use of a new immunocytochemical dual-staining protocol, which allows for the detection of coexpression of the p16(INK4a) (p16) and Ki-67 biomarkers in prenatal care. It was hypothesized that dual-staining cytology may predict postpartum outcome in patients with abnormal cervical Papanicolaou (Pap) smears during pregnancy. Study Design: ...
Gordon Ct C Department of Pediatrics, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA, - - 2014
To characterise the obstetrical management and outcomes in a series of women with a history of Kawasaki disease (KD) in childhood. Retrospective case series. Tertiary healthcare setting in the USA. Women with a history of KD in childhood. Women completed a detailed health questionnaire and participated in research imaging studies ...
Kolte A M AM Recurrent Miscarriage Unit, Fertility Clinic 4071, University Hospital Copenhagen, Rigshospitalet, Blegdamsvej 9, DK-2100 København Ø, - - 2014
Are non-visualized pregnancy losses (biochemical pregnancy loss and failed pregnancy of unknown location combined) in the reproductive history of women with unexplained recurrent miscarriage (RM) negatively associated with the chance of live birth in a subsequent pregnancy? Non-visualized pregnancy losses contribute negatively to the chance for live birth: each non-visualized ...
Greenberg Tzlil T Department of Obstetrics and - - 2014
Abstract Objective: To compare pregnancy outcomes of two consecutive pregnancies in a cohort of women with recurrent pregnancy loss (RPL), in order to determine the long-term prognosis of women with RPL managed in a dedicated RPL clinic. Methods: A retrospective cohort study including 262 patients with two or more consecutive ...
Shahin Ahmed Y AY Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Women's Health Centre, Assiut University , Assiut , - - 2014
Abstract Background: Owing to their potential to act as estrogen receptor modulators and interfere with aromatase enzyme in animal studies, phytoestrogens (PE) may be useful as part of ovulation induction for polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS). Patients and methods: Patients <35 years, presenting with infertility and PCOS, were included and randomly ...
Haervig Katia Buch KB Section of Social Medicine, Department of Public Health, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen K, - - 2014
This study aimed to describe the trends in use of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorders (ADHD) medication during pregnancy in Denmark from 1999 to 2010, as well as to explore characteristics of women who use ADHD medication during pregnancy and whether exposure is associated with outcome of pregnancy. A linkage between ...
Mukhopadhyay A A Department of Haemato-Oncology, Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose Cancer Research Institute, 16 A Park Lane, Kolkata, 700016, India, - - 2014
Imatinib is a first-line therapy to treat chronic myeloid leukemia (CML) patients. We selected 22 CML cases of pregnancies and reported 9 accidental and 13 planned pregnancies that were on imatinib therapy. Willing female patients remaining in complete hematological, cytogenetic and major molecular responses for at least 2 years planned for ...
Ashwal Eran E Helen Schneider Hospital for Women, Rabin Medical Center, Petach Tikva; Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, - - 2014
Data regarding the association between isolated single umbilical artery (SUA) and pregnancy outcome are inconsistent and mainly address the risk of pregnancy complications. Thus, we aimed to focus on the association between of isolated SUA and labor and delivery. Case-control study of singleton pregnancies with isolated SUA (no known chromosomal/structural ...
Hassouna Ahmed A Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, Ain Shams University, Cairo, - - 2014
The continuation of warfarin throughout pregnancy in patients with a mechanical valve prosthesis is a valid anticoagulation regimen, provided that warfarin dose does not exceed 5 mg/day. Two decades after being introduced, the efficacy and safety of this regimen merit evaluation. We performed a systematic review for cases published between ...
Strouss Lisa - - 2014
The National Institutes of Health reported in 2007 that approximately 38% of United States adults have used at least one type of Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM). There are no studies available that assess general CAM use in US pregnant women.The objectives of our study were to determine the prevalence ...
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