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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 ...
Oldereid Nan B NB Department of Gynaecology, Oslo University Hospital, 0424 Oslo, Norway;. Electronic address: - - 2014
The aim of this study was to describe pregnancy outcome in couples who had undergone ICSI using non-ejaculated sperm from men with non-obstructive azoospermia, obstructive azoospermia and aspermia compared with the outcome of ICSI with ejaculated sperm from men with severe oligozoospermia, treated during the same time period. This nationwide ...
Saad Antonio F AF Division of Maternal-Fetal Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, and the Division of Surgical Critical Care, Department of Anesthesiology, the University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, - - 2014
During pregnancy, management of refractory hypercalcemia secondary to a parathyroid adenoma must include prompt localization and excision of the mass, irrespective of gestational age. An 18-year-old woman at 23 weeks of gestation was found to have severe hypercalcemia secondary to primary hyperparathyroidism. She required aggressive intravenous hydration with the addition ...
Dray Danielle D Division of Maternal-Fetal Medicine, Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology, Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Women & Infants Hospital, Providence, Rhode - - 2014
Solid pseudopapillary pancreatic tumor is a rare tumor affecting young women. Case reports have presented pregnancy outcomes after pancreaticoduodenectomy (Whipple procedure) in pregnancy for this neoplasm. We report a case of a woman who underwent a preconception Whipple procedure for a solid pseudopapillary pancreatic tumor who experienced recurrent pancreatitis confined ...
Geijteman Eric C T EC Department of Medical Oncology, Erasmus MC Cancer Institute, and the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Erasmus University Medical Center, Rotterdam, the - - 2014
Cisplatin is considered safe to use during the second and third trimesters of pregnancy in patients with cancer. A 34-year-old pregnant woman was diagnosed with cervical cancer. She received five weekly dosages of cisplatin and paclitaxel, starting at 26 5/7 weeks of gestation. An elective cesarean delivery was performed at ...
McIntosh Jennifer J Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Oklahoma, Oklahoma City, - - 2014
Multiple myeloma is typically a disease found in older women and is a rare diagnosis in pregnancy. A 22-year-old woman, gravida 1 para 0, at 32 3/7 weeks of gestation presented with nausea, vomiting, and rib and back pain. She was hypertensive, anemic, thrombocytopenic, and in acute renal insufficiency, with ...
Kelly Jeannie C JC Departments of Obstetrics and Gynecology and Geographic Medicine and Infectious Diseases, Tufts Medical Center, and Tufts University, School of Medicine, Boston, - - 2014
Complications after drainage of Bartholin gland abscesses in pregnancy are rare. A 29-year-old primigravid at 35 weeks of gestation with dichorionic-diamniotic twins underwent Bartholin gland abscess drainage. Afterward, she reported shoulder pain and became febrile. Examination revealed maternal and fetal tachycardia with abdominal tenderness consistent with chorioamnionitis, and she underwent ...
Kovo Michal M Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology, Edith Wolfson Medical Center, Holon, Israel Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel - - 2014
To compare pregnancy outcome and placental pathology in pregnancies complicated by fetal growth restriction (FGR) with and without preeclampsia. Labor, fetal/neonatal outcome, and placental pathology parameters from neonates with a birth weight below the10th percentile (FGR), born between 24 and 42 weeks of gestation, were reviewed. Results were compared between ...
Lind Joanne M JM University of Western Sydney, School of Medicine, NSW, - - 2014
Cardiovascular disease (CVD) remains the major killer of women around the globe. Complications during pregnancy, including hypertensive disorders of pregnancy and gestational diabetes mellitus, are now recognized as risk factors for future CVD. Studies of diverse populations demonstrate the links between these complications of pregnancy and a woman's future risk ...
Falter T T Tanja Falter, Institute of Clinical Chemistry and Laboratory Medicine, University Medical Center of the Johannes Gutenberg University, Langenbeckstraße 1, 55131 Mainz, Germany, Tel. +49/(0)61 31/17 32 63, E-mail: - - 2014
We report on our patient (case 2) who experienced a first acute episode of thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura (TTP) at the age of 19 years during her first pregnancy in 1976 which ended in a spontaneous abortion in the 30th gestational week. Treatment with red blood cell concentrates was implemented and ...
Zeidler Cornelia C Hannover Medical School; - - 2014
Long-term Granulocyte-Colony Stimulating Factor treatment has been shown to be safe and effective in severe chronic neutropenia patients. However, data on the use during pregnancy are limited. To address this issue, we analyzed all pregnancies reported to the European Branch of the Severe Chronic Neutropenia International Registry since 1994. A ...
Floreani Annarosa A Department of Surgery, Oncology and Gastroenterology - DiSCOG, University of Padova, Via Giustiniani, 2, 35128, Padova, Italy, - - 2014
A very critical feature in women's health is the identification of risk factors for pregnancy and adverse fetal outcome. Primary biliary cirrhosis is an autoimmune disease of the liver that predominantly affects older women. However, the serologic onset of this disease appears to precede clinical manifestations by many years. The ...
Han Yong-Tao - - 2014
The impact of pregnancy on the clinical course of acute hepatitis B (AHB) is still largely unclear, mainly because most studies have not included matched controls. This study was conducted to investigate the clinical features and outcome of AHB in pregnancy using matched controls. Consecutive AHB inpatients who were admitted ...
Ngui Romano R Department of Parasitology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya, 50603, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia rohela@ummc.edu.my - - 2014
We report a rare and unusual case of invasive Enterobius vermicularis infection in a fallopian tube. The patient is a 23-year-old woman from Malaysia who presented with suprapubic pain and vaginal bleeding. A clinical diagnosis of ruptured right ovarian ectopic pregnancy was made. She underwent a laparotomy with a right ...
Jensen E T ET 1] National Institutes of Health, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences [2] Department of Epidemiology, Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, - - 2014
Objective:Experiments in animal models have shown a positive association between in utero exposure to pharmacologic sex hormones and offspring obesity. The developmental effects of such hormones on human obesity are unknown.Methods:Using data from a large, prospective pregnancy cohort study (n=19 652), with linkage to a national prescription registry, we evaluated the ...
Nor Azlin M I MI Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Faculty of Medicine, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia , Kuala Lumpur , - - 2014
Reduced fetal movement is a worrisome common complaint, not only for mothers but also for the attending medical personnel. The aim of this study was to analyse the pregnancy outcomes of women who presented primarily with reduced fetal movements (RFM). A retrospective study was performed based on patients' perception alone. ...
Weber Roland R Fetal Cardiac Program, Labatt Family Heart Center, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario, - - 2014
The purpose of this study was to determine the phenotypic presentation, causes, and outcome of fetal cardiomyopathy (CM) and to identify early predictors of outcome. Although prenatal diagnosis is possible, there is a paucity of information about fetal CM. This was a retrospective review of 61 consecutive fetal cases with ...
Iyoke C A CA Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of Nigeria Teaching Hospital, Enugu, - - 2014
Context: It has been suggested that women with early miscarriage or ectopic pregnancy are best cared for in dedicated units which offer rapid and definitive ultrasonographic and biochemical assessment at the initial review of the patient. Aims: To describe the current protocols for the assessment and treatment of women with ...
Procter Sandra B SB Kansas State University, Manhattan, - - 2014
It is the position of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics that women of childbearing age should adopt a lifestyle optimizing health and reducing risk of birth defects, suboptimal fetal development, and chronic health problems in both mother and child. Components leading to a healthy pregnancy outcome include healthy prepregnancy ...
Godara Suraj M - - 2014
Acute kidney injury (AKI) is one of the most challenging and serious complications of pregnancy. We present our experience on the clinical profile and outcome of 57 patients with pregnancy-related AKI, of a total of 580 patients with AKI seen during the study period. This is a prospective single-center study ...
Adams-Piper Emily E From the *Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Kaiser Permanente, Santa Clara; and †Division of Research, Kaiser Permanente, Oakland, - - 2014
The aim of this study is to assess the incidence, medical course, and outcomes of women who carried a pregnancy to delivery after the placement of a transvaginal mesh sling for treatment of stress urinary incontinence (SUI) in a closed health care system. We conducted a retrospective case series of ...
Sundaram Swathy S Department of Health Systems, Management, and Policy, Colorado School of Public Health, University of Colorado Denver, Aurora, Colorado. Electronic address: - - 2014
Postpartum depression (PPD) is common and associated with significant health outcomes and other consequences. Identifying persons at risk may improve screening and detection of PPD. This exploratory study sought to identify the morbidities that associate with 1) PPD symptoms and 2) PPD diagnosis. Data from the 2007 and 2008 Pregnancy ...
Sargın Oruç Ayla A Zekai Tahir Burak Women's Health Education and Research Hospital, Ankara, - - 2014
The aim of this study was to investigate the role of fasting and postprandial total bile acids (fTBA, ppTBA) in prediction of adverse perinatal outcomes in intrahepatic cholestasis of pregnancy (ICP). A total of 111 patients, 57 with ICP and 54 controls, were evaluated for preterm birth (PTB), meconium-stained amnion ...
Lindsay K L KL UCD Obstetrics and Gynaecology, School of Medicine and Medical Science, University College Dublin, National Maternity Hospital, Holles St., Dublin 2, Ireland. Electronic address: - - 2014
The aim of the study is to explore the dietary intakes of a prominent ethnic minority group of women from Sub-Saharan Africa during pregnancy, in order to identify nutritional issues of concern which may impact on pregnancy outcomes and whether different food based dietary guidelines may be required to meet ...
Barash Joshua H JH Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA, - - 2014
Ectopic pregnancy affects 1% to 2% of all pregnancies and is responsible for 9% of pregnancy-related deaths in the United States. When a pregnant patient presents with first-trimester bleeding or abdominal pain, physicians should consider ectopic pregnancy as a possible cause. The patient history, physical examination, and imaging with transvaginal ...
Khan Javed J Department of Pulmonary Medicine, King Fahd Armed Forced Hospital, Jeddah, Saudi - - 2014
Pregnancy in pulmonary hypertension (PH) is known to be associated with high morbidity and mortality. The physiological changes occur during normal pregnancy, such as increase blood volume and cardiac output (CO) may be detrimental in PH patients. Several practice guidelines advise against pregnancy and even recommend termination of pregnancy. Occasionally ...
Ghahiry Atta Allah AA Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, School of Medicine, Alzahra Hospital, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Isfahan, - - 2014
Small intrauterine lesions such as septum, adhesion, polyp, and submucous myoma may be of greater significance in causing implantation failure, poor reproductive performance and abnormal uterine bleeding. We studied effectiveness of therapeutic intervention through operative hysteroscopy in improvement of pregnancy outcome and cessation of abnormal uterine bleeding (AUB) in women ...
Headley Adrienne - - 2014
Cervical ectopic pregnancy is a rare occurrence but carries the risk of life-threatening maternal hemorrhage. A 35-year-old woman, gravida 4 para 2, presented to the Emergency Room with the complaint of pelvic cramping and vaginal spotting. Initial quantitative serum beta-hCG value was 79,506.7 mIU/mL. Obstetrical ultrasound demonstrated a single, live ...
Mukherjee Soma S Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, R. N. Cooper Municipal General Hospital, Vile Parle West, Mumbai, Maharashtra, - - 2014
Abruptio placentae (AP) which is a major cause of maternal morbidity and perinatal mortality globally is of serious concern in the developing world. We retrospectively analyzed the AP cases and evaluated its impact on fetal and maternal outcomes. The present study was undertaken from September 2007-August 2009 at a tertiary ...
Kim Chung-Hoon CH Division of Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, Asan Medical Center, Seoul, - - 2014
To evaluate the effect of progesterone supplementation during the luteal phase on pregnancy outcome in natural frozen-thawed embyo transfer (FTET) cycles. In this retrospective cohort study, 228 consecutive patients who underwent FTET cycles between January 2009 and September 2012 were included. One hundred forty-five patients received luteal progesterone support (P ...
Kim Mi Sun MS Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, St. Vincent's Hospital, The Catholic University of Korea College of Medicine, Suwon, - - 2014
Most cases of double uterus with obstructed hemivagina and ipsilateral renal agenesis were diagnosed at adolescents after menarche. This is the first reported case of complete septate uterus with obstructed hemivagina and ipsilateral renal agenesis in addition to ipsilateral agenesis of fallopian tube and ovary in which the diagnosis was ...
Heo Eun Jin EJ Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Samsung Medical Center, Sungkyunkwan University School of Medicine, Seoul, - - 2014
Nongestational ovarian choriocarcinoma is an exceedingly rare and highly aggressive tumor. Although early diagnosis and timely initiation of therapy is important, it is difficult in reproductive aged patients because of the frequent elevation of human chorionic gonadotropin. We report a primarily nongestational ovarian choriocarcinoma in a 12-year-old virgin female. Initial ...
Meenakshi-Sundaram S S Department of Neurology, Apollo Specialty Hospital, Madurai, Tamil Nadu, - - 2014
Guillain-Barre syndrome (GBS) rarely complicates pregnancy, but can be associated with high maternal and perinatal morbidity if not properly identified and treated. A high index of suspicion, supportive measures, access to intensive care unit and intravenous immunoglobulin (IVIG) therapy are cornerstones of management in GBS complicating pregnancy. Neurologists and Obstetricians ...
Seirafi M M Beaujon University Hospital Paris VII University, Clichy, France; Geneva University Hospital, Geneva, - - 2014
The safety of anti-tumour necrosis factor (TNF) agents during pregnancy is a major concern for child-bearing women and physicians. To assess the impact of anti-TNF therapy on adverse pregnancy and foetal outcomes in women with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). Pregnancies occurring during anti-TNF treatment or less than 3 months after its ...
Hecking C C Carola Hecking, Universitätsmedizin der Johannes-Gutenberg-Universität Mainz, Centrum für Thrombose und Hämostase, Langenbeckstraße 1, 55131 Mainz, Germany, Tel. +49/(0)61 31/17 41 73, Fax +49/(0)61 31/17 66 17, E-mail: - - 2014
This case report concerns a pregnant multipara (age: 27 years) in the 16th gestational week. She developed a sudden onset of paraesthesia in her left lower arm although injecting dalteparin 5000 IU once daily subcutaneously (s. c.) due to a heterozygous factor V Leiden mutation and a prior miscarriage in the ...
Korb D D Service de gynécologie obstétrique, Hôpital Robert Debré, Paris, France. Electronic address: - - 2014
To evaluate the obstetric results of trachelorraphy in the prevention of recurrent second trimester loss in cases of prior failed vaginal cerclage. Data were collected retrospectively and prospectively from medical records. The analysis examined data for 18 women who underwent trachelorraphy between 2004 and 2013 at a tertiary referral unit ...
Harper Lorie M LM The Maternal-Fetal Medicine Division, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Center for Women's Reproductive Health, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, - - 2014
Objective The objective of this study was to assess the impact of gestational weight gain outside the Institute of Medicine (IOM) recommendations after the diagnosis of gestational diabetes (GDM) on perinatal outcomes. Materials and Methods This was a retrospective cohort study. Women were classified as gestational weight gain (GWG) within, less than, ...
Gazolla Ana C AC Ginecology and Obstetrics, Hospital Materno Infantil Presidente Vargas (HMIPV), Porto Alegre, RS, - - 2014
Background: Limb-body wall defect is a rare condition characterized by a combination of large and complex defects of the ventral thorax and abdominal wall with craniofacial and limb anomalies. Methods: The aim of this study was to describe the experience of our fetal medicine service, a reference from Southern Brazil, ...
Elinav Hila H Department of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, Hadassah Hebrew University Medical Center, Ein Kerem, - - 2014
 Listeria monocytogenes (LM) is a foodborne pathogen, causing life threatening infections in elderly, immunocompromised and pregnant women. In pregnancy it may cause fetal loss or a preterm delivery, and the neonate is prone to neonatal sepsis and death.  We created a cohort of all LM cases during 10 years (1998-2007) ...
Giess Catherine S CS Department of Radiology, Brigham and Women's Hospital, 75 Francis Street, Boston, MA, - - 2014
Our purpose was to review needle aspiration of breast abscesses and identify factors associated with treatment by aspiration alone versus aspiration with surgical incision and drainage (I/D). This Institutional Review Board-approved, retrospective review of the breast ultrasound database from 2008 to 2010 identified 40 patients (41 abscesses) who underwent aspiration, ...
Hall Tania T Division of Maternal-Fetal Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Maine Medical Center, Portland, - - 2014
To compare maternal and neonatal outcomes of prenatally diagnosed versus undiagnosed cases of placenta accreta. This retrospective study included all pathology-proven placentas accreta/increta/percreta from a single tertiary center from January 1, 2005 to December 31, 2012. Outcomes were compared between prenatally diagnosed and undiagnosed cases. Thirty-six cases of abnormal implantations ...
Walker Jane R - - 2014
Studies from the United States and the United Kingdom have found that imprisoned women are less likely to experience poorer maternal and perinatal outcomes than other disadvantaged women. This population-based study used both community controls and women with a history of incarceration as a control group, to investigate whether imprisoned ...
Cox Daniel A DA Division of Cardiology, Department of Pediatrics, Medical College of Wisconsin/Children's Hospital of Wisconsin, 9000 W. Wisconsin Avenue, Milwaukee, WI, 53226, USA, - - 2014
Marfan syndrome is a disorder of connective tissue associated with progressive dilation of the aorta and potential risk for aortic dissection. Women with Marfan syndrome who are, or wish to become, pregnant represent a unique and challenging patient population due to a risk for accelerated aortic growth and aortic dissection ...
Liu Yupeng Y Peking University First Hospital, Beijing 100034, - - 2014
Objective: Combined methylmalonic aciduria (MMA) and homocystinuria, cblC type, is the most common MMA in Mainland China. Its clinical spectrum varies from severe neonatal-onset forms with brain injury and high mortality to milder forms with late onset. Timely diagnosis and adequate treatment greatly improve the prognosis. In the past 15years, ...
Levin Heather H Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Columbia University Medical Center, 622 W 168th St, PH-16, New York, - - 2014
Maternal cardiac disease complicates approximately 1-2% of all pregnancies in the United States. Just as during the antepartum period, in the immediate period surrounding delivery, obstetrical patients with cardiac disease (both congenital and acquired) will have specialized needs, tailored to the patient and her specific lesion. While the basic principles ...
Gruchy N N Laboratoire de cytogénétique prénatale, Service de Génétique, CHU Côte de Nacre, UFR de Médecine Caen, Caen cedex 9, - - 2014
The objectives of this study were to report pregnancy outcomes after prenatal diagnosis of Turner syndrome (TS) and to compare and assess termination of pregnancy (TOP) rates during two periods of time. The intervals selected were before and after 1997, when multidisciplinary centers for prenatal diagnosis (MCPDs) were established in ...
De Frène V V Department of Reproductive Medicine, Ghent University Hospital, De Pintelaan 185, B-9000 Ghent, Belgium - - 2014
Do overweight women with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) have a higher risk of perinatal complications than normal weight women with PCOS? Overweight women with PCOS with an ongoing singleton pregnancy have an increased risk of preterm birth as well as an increased risk of giving birth to a baby with ...
Chen Xiang-Feng - - 2014
Childhood inguinal herniorrhaphy is one common cause of seminal tract obstruction. Vasovasostomy (VV) can reconstruct seminal deferens and result in appearance of sperm and natural pregnancy in some patients. Secondary epididymal obstruction caused by a relatively long-term vasal obstruction is a common cause of lower patency compared with VV due ...
Lawson Gerald G Former Consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist, John Hunter Hospital, Newcastle, New South Wales, - - 2014
Birth data from developed countries indicates that the average paternal age is increasing. As the trend to older fatherhood has become established, concerns have been raised that this may be linked to adverse outcomes, such as pregnancy complications, congenital anomalies, and long-term health implications for the child. Since the sperm ...
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