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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 ...
Schwartz Nadav N Maternal and Child Health Research Program, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology. Electronic address: - - 2014
To combine early, direct assessment of the placenta with indirect markers of placental development to identify pregnancies at greatest risk of delivering small-for-gestational age infants (SGA10). We prospectively collected 3D-ultrasound volume sets, uterine artery pulsatility index (UtAPI) and maternal serum of singleton pregnancies at 11-14 weeks. Placental volume (PV), quotient ...
Maged Ahmed M AM Obstetrics and Gynecology Department, Kasr Aini Hospital, Cairo University , Cairo , - - 2014
Abstract Objective: To determine the value of fetal Doppler indices named middle cerebral artery (MCA)-PI, umbilical artery (UA)-PI and MCA-PI/UA-PI ratio, and amniotic fluid volume assessment in pregnancies 280-294 d and their correlation with the mode of delivery and perinatal outcome. Study design: Prospective observational study conducted on 100 whose gestational ...
De Felice Kara M KM Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Mayo Clinic, 200 First Street SW, Rochester, MN 55905, - - 2014
Management of inflammatory bowel disease in women of reproductive age requires special attention. Even though fertility in women without previous pelvis surgery is similar to the general population, active disease at conception and during pregnancy can lead to unfavorable pregnancy and fetal outcomes. In general, most medications needed to treat ...
Shand Antonia W AW School of Women's and Children's Health, UNSW Medicine, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW, Australia; Department of Maternal-Fetal Medicine, Royal Hospital for Women, Randwick, NSW, Australia; Clinical and Population Perinatal Health Research, Kolling Institute of Medical Research, University of Sydney, St Leonards, NSW, - - 2014
Prediction of pre-eclampsia and adverse pregnancy outcomes with biomarkers has been proposed. AMH is an ovary-specific growth factor, used to predict ovarian reserve, which changes with age similar to the change in age-related fertility. The aim of the study was to determine whether AMH tested in the first trimester of ...
Rahangdale Lisa L *Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC; †Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD; ‡Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Texas Southwestern, Dallas, TX; §Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics, Emory University, Atlanta, GA; ‖Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX; ¶Department of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Women's Hospital, Baton Rouge, LA; #Department of Medicine, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL; **Departments of Family/Childhealth and Caregiving and Health Behavior, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL; ††Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC; ‡‡Department of Medicine, Boston Medical Center, Boston, MA; §§Department of Medicine, Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Providence, RI; ‖‖Department of Medicine, Emory University, Atlanta, GA; ¶¶Department of Pediatrics, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL; and ##Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences, University of California, San Francisco, - - 2014
The number of HIV-infected women giving birth in the United States is increasing. Research on pregnancy planning in HIV-infected women is limited. Between January 1 and December 30, 2012, pregnant women with a known HIV diagnosis before conception at 12 US urban medical centers completed a survey including the London ...
Mendizabal Manuel M Hepatology and Liver Transplant Unit, - - 2014
Severe liver dysfunction during pregnancy implies a serious risk for both mother and fetus, and represents a technical and ethical challenge for treating physicians. We report a case of a previously healthy 32-year old woman who was admitted to our hospital with idiopathic fulminant hepatic failure and underwent successful orthotopic ...
Ko Jennifer K Y JK MBMRCOG, Queen Mary Hospital, 102 Pokfulam Rd, 6/F, Professorial Block, Hong Kong. - - 2014
Objectives- The purpose of this study was to review the management and outcomes of all patients with pregnancy of unknown location who had serum human chorionic gonadotropin (hCG) levels greater than 1000 mIU/mL in our institution and to determine the likelihood of a subsequent normal intrauterine pregnancy at different hCG ...
Moschos Elysia E Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, 5323 Harry Hines Blvd, Dallas, TX 75390-9032 USA. - - 2014
Objectives- The purpose of this study was to review first-trimester transvaginal sonograms of patients with cervicoisthmic implantations and prior cesarean deliveries to determine whether sonographic biometric measurements can distinguish between abnormally adherent trophoblastic implantations and normally implanted pregnancies. Methods- Our database was reviewed from October 2006 through December 2011 for ...
Tan Sinan S Ankara Atatürk Education and Research Hospital, Department of Radiology, Ankara, Turkey, E-mail: - - 2014
The present study aimed to determine whether yolk sacs with abnormal sonographic appearance are associated with adverse perinatal outcomes in both early and late gestation. A total of 305 viable singleton pregnancies with gestational age of 6 to 9 weeks were prospectively evaluated with respect to perinatal outcomes and sonographic ...
de Steenwinkel Florentien D O FD Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, The - - 2014
Prednisone use and active disease are associated with reduced bone mineral density (BMD) in patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA). Either or both of these factors may be inevitable during pregnancy in women with RA, but it is unknown whether they variables influence the BMD of the offspring. This study was ...
Ma Kimberly K KK University of Washington, - - 2014
Pregnancy and reproductive outcomes have been associated with altered risk of some autoimmune diseases, including rheumatoid arthritis (RA). We sought to determine whether prior pregnancy resulting in a low birth weight (LBW) infant or preterm birth is associated with a risk of subsequent RA in the mother. We conducted an ...
Ng Susie W SW Department of Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology, University of California, San - - 2014
Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) is frequently diagnosed in women of childbearing age. Of paramount concern are questions about the effect of the disease on a woman's ability to conceive and carry the pregnancy safely to term, as well as the effect of the disease and its therapies on the health ...
Murphy Vanessa E VE Centre for Asthma and Respiratory Diseases, University of Newcastle and Hunter Medical Research Institute, Newcastle, NSW, Australia. 2 Dept of Allergy, Kaiser Permanente Medical Center, San Diego, CA, - - 2014
Asthma commonly occurs in pregnant females, and recent data have outlined the risks of adverse perinatal outcomes among this population. There is an increased risk of low birth weight and small for gestational age, particularly among females with moderate-to-severe asthma and exacerbations during pregnancy. There is also an increased risk ...
Gharesi-Fard Behrouz B Department of Immunology, School of Medicine, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz, Iran, e-mail: - - 2014
Background: Miscarriage is a common phenomenon complicating more than half of pregnancies. Recurrent Pregnancy Loss (RPL) is defined as three or more pregnancies lost before the twentieth week of gestation. It is believed that abnormality in maternal immune reaction to fetus and sharing of HLA antigens might be associated with ...
Abalos E E Centro Rosarino de Estudios Perinatales, Rosario, - - 2014
To assess the incidence of hypertensive disorders of pregnancy and related severe complications, identify other associated factors and compare maternal and perinatal outcomes in women with and without these conditions. Secondary analysis of the World Health Organization Multicountry Survey on Maternal and Newborn Health (WHOMCS) database. Cross-sectional study implemented at ...
Ganchimeg T T Department of Health Policy, National Center for Child Health and Development, Tokyo, - - 2014
To investigate the risk of adverse pregnancy outcomes among adolescents in 29 countries. Secondary analysis using facility-based cross-sectional data of the World Health Organization Multicountry Survey on Maternal and Newborn Health. Twenty-nine countries in Africa, Latin America, Asia and the Middle East. Women admitted for delivery in 359 health facilities ...
Bianchi Ann L AL College of Nursing, The University of Alabama, Huntsville, Huntsville, AL, - - 2014
Abuse during pregnancy is common and affects upwards of one in six pregnant women worldwide. The objective of this study is to describe the demographics, frequency, and severity of abuse, and the risk of murder for women who report abuse during pregnancy compared with women who do not report abuse. ...
Graham Lauren E LE Program at Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, NC, - - 2014
Two-thirds of reproductive-aged women in the United States are overweight or obese and at risk for numerous associated adverse pregnancy outcomes. This study examined whether the amount of weight gained during pregnancy modifies the prepregnancy body mass index (BMI)-cesarean delivery association. A total of 2,157 women aged 18-45 who participated ...
Kim Sung-Mee SM Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Keimyung University School of Medicine, Daegu, - - 2014
As the development of Doppler ultrasonography, many cases of uterine arteriovenous malformation (AVM) have beed diagnosed. But there is no case of cervical AVM in pregnant uterus. We present a 33-year-old pregnant woman who was diagnosed with AVM of the uterine cervix during the midtrimester. Color Doppler sonography and magnetic ...
Dahiya Pushpa P Pt BD Sharma Post Graduate Institute of Medical Sciences, Rohtak, - - 2014
The term fetus papyraceus is used to describe a mummified fetus associated with multiple gestations where one fetus dies and is flattened between the membranes of living fetus and uterine wall. Though the maternal and fetal complications in affected cases can be severe, we report of two cases of fetus ...
Sharbaf Fatemeh Rahimi - - 2014
The aim of this study was to evaluate the prognostic value of normal and indeterminate patterns of cardiotocography in admission test (AT) and pregnancy outcome. A prospective study enrolled 818 intrapartum singleton pregnancies with gestational age of >34 weeks, in the latent phase and with intact membrane. Cases were divided ...
Anjum Aneela A Department of Paediatrics, King Edward Medical University/Mayo Hospital, Lahore, - - 2014
Congenital hypothyroidism (CH) is one of the most common preventable causes of mental retardation in children and it occurs in approximately 1:2,000-1:4,000 newborns. The aim of this study is to determine the frequency of CH in neonates. This cross-sectional study was conducted in neonatal units of the Department of Pediatrics ...
Al Rowaily Mohammed A - - 2014
The study of the indications for cesarean section (CS) and its outcomes are useful for hospitals, clinicians, and researchers in determining strategies to lower the primary and repeat CS rate. The aim of this study was to identify the indications for CS and the incidence of adverse maternal/fetal outcomes in ...
Lehmann Pierre P Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Montreal, Montreal, QC, H3C 3J7, Canada, - - 2014
To evaluate the impact of serum AMH levels on stimulated IVF implantation and clinical pregnancy rates. • Design: Retrospective study with multivariate analysis. • Setting: Clinique ovo (Montreal University affiliated Center). • Patient(s): Six hundred and thirty seven patients undergoing a stimulated IVF protocol were included. Only non-polycystic ovary patients ...
Ozdamar Ozkan O Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, GATA Haydarpasa Training Hospital, Istanbul, 34668, - - 2014
To examine the relationship between the amniotic fluid MMP-9 and zinc levels during 16-19th gestational weeks and perinatal outcomes. One hundred and seventeen singleton pregnancies that underwent genetic amniocentesis from January 2005 through November 2009 were evaluated. Subjects were divided into two main groups: a control group (group 1) (n: ...
Roy Tammie K TK Genea, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. Electronic address: - - 2014
To compare pregnancy and neonatal outcomes after fresh and vitrified-warmed single-blastocyst transfers. Retrospective study. Private in vitro fertilization (IVF) clinic. 1,209 infertile patients who underwent a total of 1,157 fresh and 645 vitrified-warmed embryo transfers. Day-5 single-blastocyst transfers using fresh or vitrified-warmed (Cryotop method) grade I and grade II embryos. Fetal ...
Djoubairou B O BO Department of Neurosurgery, hôpital Ibn Sina, Mohammed V University-Souissi, Rabat-Sale, Morocco. Electronic address: - - 2014
Pre-eclampsia complicates approximately 5-8% of all pregnancies and may have adverse long-term effects on both mother and child. Chronic atraumatic subdural haematoma as a complication of severe pre-eclampsia, in the absence of clotting factor abnormalities, is a very rare condition. We present the case of a 30-year-old Moroccan woman who ...
Elstein Deborah D Gaucher Clinic, Shaare Zedek Medical Center, affiliated with the Hadassah Medical Center-Hebrew University Medical School, Jerusalem, - - 2014
Pregnancy and delivery are affected by and - in turn - impact signs and symptoms of Gaucher disease (GD). Prior to enzyme replacement therapy (ERT), the reported missed abortions rate was 25%, with worsening of anemia and thrombocytopenia, with increased frequency of post-partum hemorrhage, puerperal fever and bone crises during ...
Aydin Serdar S Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Istanbul Kanuni Sultan Suleyman Research and Teaching Hospital, İstanbul, - - 2014
Hemolysis, elevated liver enzymes and low platelet count (HELLP) syndrome, in its complete form, is associated with increased risk of maternal mortality and increased rate of serious obstetric complications, such as acute renal failure, hepatic failure, abruptio placentae, pulmonary edema, sepsis, hemorrhage and disseminated intravascular coagulopathy. To compare maternal and ...
Hidaka Nobuhiro N Department of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Osaka Medical Center and Research Institute for Maternal and Child Health, Izumi, - - 2014
Fetal borderline ventriculomegaly represents a frequent dilemma in perinatal management. The present study aimed to evaluate the clinical significance of fetal borderline ventriculomegaly in a low-risk Japanese population and to identify the risk factors for associated anomalies. Data of cases of fetal borderline ventriculomegaly detected at 26-28 weeks of gestation ...
Allegra Adolfo A Andros Day Surgery Clinic, Reproductive Medicine Unit, 90144 Palermo, Italy. Electronic address: - - 2014
To demonstrate that reduction of the cumulative dropout rate (CDR) improves the accuracy of the estimate of the cumulative pregnancy rate (CPR) in a set of four intrauterine insemination (IUI) cycles ("four-cycle program") and increases the total number of pregnancies obtained. Single-centre retrospective observational cohort study of couples who underwent ...
Matovelo Dismas - - 2014
Abdominal pregnancy is a rare condition which is usually missed during prenatal assessment particularly in settings lacking routine ultrasound surveillance. We report a case of abdominal pregnancy at 32 weeks, which is most likely to have been a tubal abortion with secondary implantation, leading to delivery of a healthy baby ...
Liu Y Y Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Sun Yat-sen Memorial Hospital, Sun Yat-sen University, Guangzhou, 510120, Guangdong, People's Republic of - - 2014
This study aimed at investigating the clinical characteristics of malignancies associated with pregnancy and to provide information for the development of suitable strategies of treating maternal malignancies. We conducted a retrospective analysis of 21 pregnant women with cancer who were admitted to our hospital between 2006 and 2012. The patients' ...
Neki Reiko R Department of Perinatology and Gynecology, National Cerebral and Cardiovascular Center, Suita, Osaka, Japan. Electronic address: - - 2014
Hereditary thrombophilias may associate with uteroplacental thrombosis leading to adverse pregnancy outcomes. The present study was conducted to reveal the frequency of the low-frequency thrombophilic protein S K196E mutation, as well as the frequency of very rare nonsynonymous mutations in protein S, protein C, and antithrombin genes, in patients with ...
Tararbit Karim - - 2014
Assisted reproductive techniques (ART) are associated with a higher risk of tetralogy of Fallot (TOF) and multiple pregnancies may be associated with a higher risk of congenital anomalies. We assessed the extent to which the association between ART and risk of TOF may be mediated by the higher risk of ...
Mar Nataliya N Department of Hematology/Oncology, University of Connecticut Health Center, 263 Farmington Ave, Farmington, CT, 06030, USA, - - 2014
We report a case of a 36-year old patient with prior history of thrombosis in a setting of antiphospholipid antibody syndrome (APS) as well as pregnancy-associated catastrophic antiphospholipid syndrome (CAPS), resulting in multi-organ infarction and pregnancy loss. The episode of CAPS occurred while she was receiving antepartum low-dose aspirin and ...
Papaleo Enrico E Centro Scienze Natalità, Obstetrics and Gynecology Unit, San Raffaele Scientific Institute, Via Olgettina 60, Milan, - - 2014
Modest increases of serum progesterone at human chorionic gonadotrophin (hCG) administration in controlled ovarian hyperstimulation (COH) cycles have been shown to have a negative impact on pregnancy outcomes. The aim of this study was to identify early predictors of progesterone elevation at hCG. Pregnancy outcome of 303 consecutive patients undergoing ...
Bastianelli Carlo C * Department of Gynaecology, Obstetrics, and Urology, Sapienza University , Rome , - - 2014
Objective Demand for second-trimester induced abortions (STIAs) increases in Italy. For these procedures, prostaglandins alone were used until 2010, when mifepristone became available. The present study compares the two modalities, and investigates the reasons for STIAs. Methods The records of all such procedures performed at the Department of Gynaecology, Obstetrics ...
Blockeel C C Centrum voor Reproductieve Geneeskunde, Universitair Ziekenhuis Brussel, Brussel, - - 2014
What is the impact on pregnancy rates when intrauterine insemination (IUI) is performed 1 or 2 days after the spontaneous LH rise? IUI 1 day after the spontaneous LH rise results in significantly higher clinical pregnancy rates compared with IUI performed 2 days after the LH rise. IUI is scheduled ...
Gulliver Pauline J PJ New Zealand Family Violence Clearinghouse, University of Auckland, Auckland, New - - 2014
We examined the immediate and long-term health outcomes of hospitalised pregnancy-related assault. A retrospective review of hospital records was conducted using data from the New Zealand Ministry of Health's National Minimum Data Set of hospital discharges. The hospital records of pregnant women admitted to a public hospital in New Zealand ...
Pool Michelle Sharon - - 2014
In pregnancy, violence can have serious health consequences that could affect both mother and child. In Ghana there are limited data on this subject. We sought to assess the relationship between physical violence during pregnancy and pregnancy outcomes (early pregnancy loss, perinatal mortality and neonatal mortality) in Ghana. The 2008 ...
Srebniak Malgorzata I MI Department of Clinical Genetics, Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, the - - 2014
We present a unique case where non-invasive and invasive prenatal diagnosis showed both abnormal, but discordant results. The patient with abnormal NIPT results indicating a 99% risk for monosomy X was referred to our center for genetic counseling and confirmatory studies. Cytogenetic analysis of uncultured mesenchymal core of chorionic villi ...
Ashrafi M M Department of Endocrinology and Female Infertility at Reproductive Biomedicine Research Centre, Royan Institute for Reproductive Biomedicine, ACECR, Tehran, Iran; Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Faculty of Medicine, Tehran University of Medical Science, Tehran, Iran. Electronic address: - - 2014
To compare the incidence of gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) between pregnancies conceived spontaneously and pregnancies conceived following assisted reproductive technology (ART). This cross-sectional study evaluated the medical records of 215 women who conceived spontaneously and 145 women who conceived following ART from September 2011 to October 2012. Exclusion criteria were: ...
Lu Qun Q Reproductive Medical Center, Peking University, People's Hospital, No. 11 Xizhimen South Street, Western District, Beijing, 100044, People's Republic of - - 2014
To investigate the association of basal testosterone (T) levels with the outcome of in vitro fertilization (IVF) in women with diminished ovarian reserve (DOR). Complete clinical data on the first 223 IVF cycles in women with DOR were retrospectively analyzed. The associations of basal follicle stimulating hormone, luteinizing hormone, estradiol, ...
Chai J J Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Queen Mary Hospital, The University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam, Hong - - 2014
OBJECTIVE. This study set out to compare the live birth rate, multiple pregnancy rate, and obstetric outcomes of elective single and double embryo transfers. DESIGN. Case series with internal comparisons. SETTING. University affiliated hospital, Hong Kong. PARTICIPANTS. Between October 2009 and December 2011, 206 women underwent their first in-vitro fertilisation ...
Fuglsang Jens J Obstetrics and Gynecology Department Y, Aarhus University Hospital, Aarhus, Denmark. Electronic address: - - 2014
To evaluate the reproductive prognosis after having a B-Lynch suture placed previously. Follow-up study based on patients' records. University hospital setting (level three; 4,800 deliveries per year). All patients registered to have had a B-Lynch suture placed from 2002 to 2012. None. Future pregnancies. Forty-four B-Lynch procedures were identified in 43 ...
Hladunewich Michelle A MA Department of Medicine, Division of Nephrology, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, - - 2014
Pregnancy is rare in women with ESRD and when it occurs, it is often accompanied by significant maternal and fetal morbidity and even mortality. Preliminary data from the Toronto Nocturnal Hemodialysis Program suggested that increased clearance of uremic toxins by intensified hemodialysis improves pregnancy outcomes, but small numbers and the ...
Grasso Angelica Anna Chiara AA Department of Urology, Fondazione IRCCS Ca' Granda, Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico, Milano - - - 2014
<p>O<sc>BJECTIVES</sc>: <italic>To assess the incidence and causes of renal stones in pregnant women, investigate the reliability and accuracy of diagnostic investigations and to consider the various therapeutic options available.</italic></p><p>M<sc>ETHODS</sc>: <italic>A review of the literature was conducted, searching for relevant papers on the physiology of urinary apparatus changes during pregnancy, as ...
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