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Shang M M Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Beijing Friendship Hospital, Capital Medical University , Xuanwu District, Beijing , P. R. - - 2014
The aim of this study was to compare pregnancy outcomes of Chinese women diagnosed with gestational hyperglycaemia by the well-established American Diabetes Association (ADA) criteria, with those women meeting the newer criteria established by International Association of Diabetes and Pregnancy Study Groups (IADPSG). The study subjects consisted of 6,201 pregnant ...
Al Wattar B H BH Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Heart of England NHS Foundation Trust, Heartlands - - 2014
Ultrasound scan (USS) is an important tool for assessing and diagnosing early pregnancy and gynaecological emergencies. Providing an ultrasound scanning service at all hours would enable and ease prompt diagnosis and appropriate management. It would also help hospitals in reducing costs secondary to unnecessary admissions due to lack of ultrasound ...
Watts Jared C JC King Edward Memorial Hospital, Perth, Western Australia, - - 2014
To determine current hospital practices and the opinions of senior health professionals working in Western Australian (WA) hospitals performing gynaecological procedures regarding pre-operative pregnancy testing. Anonymous questionnaire survey sent to all WA public and private hospitals' senior clinical staff (38 units where gynaecological surgery was performed in WA). Sixty-one senior ...
Wasswa Esau Wangi - - 2014
Umbilical cord prolapse is an obstetric complication associated with high perinatal morbidity and mortality. A few interventions may improve fetal outcome. In developed countries these have advanced to giving intrauterine fetal resuscitation. Conditions in low resource settings do not allow for some of these advanced techniques. Putting the mother in ...
Sultana Rashida R Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Sir Ganga Ram Hospital, - - 2014
Objective: To determine fetomaternal outcome in pregnant women with acute hepatitis E in terms of pregnancy outcome and perinatal mortality. Study Design: Case series. Place and Duration of Study: Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Sir Ganga Ram Hospital, Lahore, from July 2012 to March 2013. Methodology: Serum samples of 38 ...
Wang Lin-Lin LL Centre for Reproductive Medicine, Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics, Nanfang Hospital, Southern Medical University, Guangzhou, 510515, China, - - 2014
This study examined the misdiagnosis and delayed diagnosis factors for ectopic pregnancy (EP) and heterotopic pregnancy (HP) after in vitro fertilization and embryo transfer (IVF-ET) in an attempt to reduce the diagnostic error. Clinical data of patients who underwent IVF-ET treatment and had clinical pregnancy from 12463 cycles were retrospectively ...
Kamibayashi Daigaku D Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Faculty of Medical Sciences, University of Fukui, Matsuoka, - - 2014
Dear Editor, We read with interest the article by Muračević et al. regarding the effect of alpha-methyldopa on umbilical artery Doppler findings in pregnant women with hypertensive disorders (1). The authors described that there were no changes in fetal umbilical artery Doppler velocimetry in singleton pregnant women with hypertensive disorders ...
Derderian S Christopher SC Fetal Treatment Center, the University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143-0570, USA; Department of Surgery, the University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143-0570, - - 2014
Amniotic band syndrome (ABS) is an uncommon complication of pregnancy that can result in fetal demise. We present our experience with fetoscopic amniotic band release. Five patients underwent fetoscopic amniotic band release for preoperatively diagnosed ABS involving at least one extremity. Four of five patients were found to have involvement ...
Gat Itai - - 2014
Homozygous carriers of factor V Leiden (FVL) have an up to 80-fold increased risk of venous thrombosis, but the risk of obstetric complications in FVL homozygosity is unclear. To compare obstetric and thromboembolic complications among factor V Leiden (FVL) homozygous and heterozygous carriers treated with prophylactic dose anticoagulation during pregnancy. ...
Koe Suan-Li Liana - - 2014
We report the case of a 33-year-old primigravida who presented at 37 weeks of gestation with symptoms suggestive of acute fatty liver of pregnancy, but was later diagnosed with leptospirosis (i.e. Weil’s disease or syndrome) on serological testing. Cardiotocography showed fetal distress, and an emergency Caesarean section was performed. A ...
Gundabattula S R SR Department of Gynaecology, Fernandez Hospital , Hyderabad , - - 2014
Pre-and post-septal resection reproductive outcomes were compared in women with infertility and prior pregnancy losses operated on for uterine septum from 2003 to 2010. The major indications for surgery were primary infertility (n = 41, 33.1%), secondary infertility (n = 21, 16.9%) and prior pregnancy losses (n = 52, 41.9%). ...
Zhao P P Department of Obstetrics, Women's Hospital, Zhejiang University School of Medicine , Hangzhou, Zhejiang Province , - - 2014
This study aims to compare uterine activity in intrahepatic cholestasis of pregnancy (ICP) patients vs normal pregnancies, and to determine the relevance of ICP and excessive uterine activity. A total of 59 patients with ICP and 89 with normal pregnancies were selected. Liver function, total bile acids and uterine activity ...
Kamat S S Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, JIPMER , Puducherry , - - 2014
The aim of our study was to compare the efficacy and safety of nifedipine and progesterone for maintenance tocolysis after arrested preterm labour, in prolonging pregnancy and preventing recurrence of preterm labour. This study was a randomised comparative study conducted on 110 pregnant women with arrested preterm labour, randomised to ...
Seal S L SL Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, R.G. Kar Medical College, Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research , Kolkata, West Bengal , - - 2014
A caesarean section at full dilatation (CSFD) can be technically demanding and has consistent association with increased intraoperative trauma. There is evidence that the incidence of caesarean sections at full dilation is on the rise. We report on a prospective study of 50 women undergoing CSFD using a fetal pillow ...
Chibber R R Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Faculty of Medicine, Kuwait University , - - 2014
The objective of this retrospective analysis was to evaluate maternal, fetal and neonatal outcomes in primi-adolescent pregnancies in Kuwait. Case records of primigravidae under 29 years of age, attending the antenatal clinic at our tertiary hospital, between January 2002 and December 2010, were analysed. The study group (up to 19 ...
Reichman David E DE The Ronald O. Perelman and Claudia Cohen Center for Reproductive Medicine, Weill Cornell Medical Center, New York, New - - 2014
To determine the predictive attributes of antimüllerian hormone (AMH) in terms of oocyte yield, cycle cancellation, and pregnancy outcomes. Retrospective cohort. Academic center. All patients initiating IVF at the Weill-Cornell Ronald O. Perelman and Claudia Cohen Center for Reproductive Medicine from April 2010 through January 2013. In vitro fertilization without preimplantation genetic ...
Castilla-Puentes Ruby R Janssen Research & Development, LLC, NJ, USA. Electronic address: - - 2014
To evaluate fetal or neonatal outcomes (with a focus on major congenital anomalies) with use of topiramate monotherapy and to examine whether differences occurred in the reporting and patterns of these outcomes for pregnant women with and without epilepsy. Spontaneous, postmarketing reports involving women who used topiramate monotherapy during pregnancy ...
Kubo Shoji S Department of Hepato-Biliary-Pancreatic Surgery, Osaka City University Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka, - - 2014
A national survey of pregnancy outcomes after living donor liver transplantation was performed in Japan. Thirty-eight pregnancies in 30 recipients resulted in 31 live births (25 recipients), 3 artificial abortions in the first trimester (3 recipients), 1 spontaneous abortion (1 recipient), and 3 fetal deaths (3 recipients). During 35 pregnancies ...
Bennett Wendy L WL Division of General Internal Medicine, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, 2024 E. Monument St, Suite 2-616, Baltimore, MD, 21205, USA, - - 2014
Because pregnancy complications, including gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) and hypertensive disorders in pregnancy, are risk factors for diabetes and cardiovascular disease, post-delivery follow-up is recommended. To determine predictors of post-delivery primary and obstetric care utilization in women with and without medical complications. Five-year retrospective cohort study using commercial and Medicaid ...
Sugita Genki G Faculty of Medical Sciences, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Fukui, 23-3 Matsuoka-Shimoaizuki, Eiheiji-cho, Yoshida-Gun, 910-1193, Fukui, - - 2014
In patients with fructose-1,6-bisphosphatase (FBPase) deficiency, maternal and fetal neurodevelopmental abnormalities can be induced by severe hypoglycemia and lactic acidosis, which is triggered by pregnancy. The patient was a 24-year-old and primipara. Via pre-pregnancy education and management including self-monitoring of blood glucose and prompt medical intervention with glucose infusions, she ...
Tardy-Guidollet Véronique V Laboratoire d'Endocrinologie Moléculaire et Maladies Rares (V.T-G., R.M., Y.M.), Centre de Biologie et de Pathologie Est, HCL, 69677 Bron, France; Département de Génétique (JM.C), Laboratoire Cerba, 95066 Cergy Pontoise, France; Département d'Endocrinologie, Diabétologie, et Métabolismes Pédiatriques (M.D.), Hôpital Mère-Enfant, HCL, 69677 Bron, France; Unité d'Endocrinologie pédiatrique (C.B-M), Centre Hospitalier de Bicêtre, 94275 Le Kremlin-Bicêtre, AP-HP, Paris, France; Unité de Génétique Clinique (C. B), Hôpital Robert Debré, AP-HP, 75019 Paris, France; Laboratoire d'Explorations Fonctionnelles (M.H), Hôpital Trousseau, AP-HP, 75012 Paris, France; Unité d'Endocrinologie et Gynécologie Obstétrique (F.L), Pôle Femme-Mère-Couple, Hôpital Paule de Viguier, 31059 Toulouse, France; Département de Génétique (N.P), Hôpital Timone, AP-HM, 13385 Marseille, France; Département de Génétique (S.O), Hôpital Sud, 35203 Rennes, France; Département de Génétique (A.G), CHU Angers, 49033 Angers, - - 2014
Context: Prenatal dexamethasone (DEX) treatment is proposed since 1984 to prevent genital virilization in girls with Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia (CAH). DEX is effective in CAH females if initiated before the sixth week of gestation but its safety in children treated in utero remains controversial regarding cognitive functions. Objective: To avoid ...
Wang Wenjun W W Wang, Reproductive medicine centre, Department of Obs. & Gyn., Sun Yat-Sen Memorial HospitalSun Yat-Sen University, guangzhou, 510120, - - 2014
Our previous study demonstrated that granulosa cells(GCs) have the potential to proliferate and that the telomerase activity(TA) of GCs may predict the clinical outcomes of in vitro fertilisation(IVF). However, there have always been different opinions regarding the significance of TA and telomere length(TL). Thus, the current study compared the effects ...
Liu Xing-Ju XJ Department of Neurosurgery, Beijing Tiantan Hospital, Capital Medical University, Beijing, - - 2014
To determine the incidence of hemorrhage among women with moyamoya disease (MMD) during pregnancy and puerperium. Data were assessed from patients with MMD who were referred to Beijing Tiantan Hospital between January 1985 and December 2012. Women aged 18-40years with known parturient status were included. Annual hemorrhage rates were calculated ...
Jung Ji Hye JH Department of Internal Medicine, Eulji General Hospital, Seoul, - - 2014
Recent advances in dialysis and a multidisciplinary approach to pregnant patients with advanced chronic kidney disease provide a better outcome. A 38-yr-old female with autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease (ADPKD) became pregnant. She was undergoing hemodialysis (HD) and her kidneys were massively enlarged, posing a risk of intrauterine fetal growth ...
Weber-Schoendorfer Corinna - - 2014
Objective: High-dose methotrexate (MTX) exposure in pregnancy is associated with the MTX embryopathy. There is uncertainty about the teratogenic potential of rheumatologic doses of MTX. Methods: Pregnancy outcome of women on MTX (≤30mg/week) either in the post-conception period or within 12 weeks before conception was evaluated in a prospective observational ...
Bayoglu Tekin Yeşim Y Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, School of Medicine, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan University, İslampaşa Mah, 53200, Rize, Turkey, - - 2014
To present the outcomes of four cases of cesarean scar pregnancy treated with suction curettage. Four patients were ultrasonographically diagnosed with cesarean scar pregnancies treated with suction curettage in a tertiary care center. Serum β-human chorionic gonadotropin levels ranged between 1,681 and 15,573 mU/mL, gestational sac diameter measured from 10 to ...
Cervera R R Departament of Autoimmune Diseases, Hospital Clínic, Institut d'Investigacions Biomèdiques August Pi i Sunyer (IDIBAPS), Barcelona, Catalonia, - - 2014
To assess the prevalence of the main causes of morbi-mortality in the antiphospholipid syndrome (APS) during a 10-year-follow-up period and to compare the frequency of early manifestations with those that appeared later. In 1999, we started an observational study of 1000 APS patients from 13 European countries. All had medical ...
Tanaka Hiroaki H Department of Perinatology, National Cerebral and Cardiovascular - - 2014
Background: Consensus has not been reached about the anticoagulant therapy to be used during pregnancy after mechanical valve replacement. Warfarin is a fetal toxicant, so we retrospectively examined anticoagulant therapy using unfractionated heparin. Methods and Results: Pregnancy after mechanical valve replacement occurred in 25 cases between 1983 and 2011. Targeted therapy using ...
Aggarawal Neelam N Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, - - 2014
Background: Data comparing pregnancy outcome in hyperthyroid women with euthyroid women are scarce. Hence, this study was carried out to assess the maternal and fetal outcome in pregnant women with hyperthyroidism to ascertain the effect of disease on pregnancy. Methodology: This retrospective study was conducted over a period of 28 ...
Chen Ying-Han YH Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Shengjing Hospital of China Medical University, Shenyang, - - 2014
From January 2010 through March 2013, 32 women with a cesarean scar ectopic pregnancy underwent a totally extraperitoneal transvaginal hysterotomy. All surgeries were uneventful without intraoperative or major postoperative complications. The mean operative time was 26.6 ± 8.5 minutes and mean blood loss was 81.5 ± 34.7 ml. The mean ...
Wang Mingyi M Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, General Hospital of the People's Liberation Army, Chengdu Military Region, People's Republic of - - 2014
To evaluate outcomes relative to systemic methotrexate (MTX) treatment alone or systemic MTX combined with ultrasound-guided local injection of potassium chloride (KCl) or MTX for women with live tubal ectopic pregnancies. Case-control study (Canadian Task Force classification II-2). Departments of Obstetrics and Gynecology of Xijing Hospital, Fourth Military Medical University, ...
Graziano Angela A Department of Morphology Surgery and Experimental Medicine, Section of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of Ferrara, Ferrara, - - 2014
We report a case of recurrent left adnexal torsion in a pregnancy complicated by ovarian hyperstimulation syndrome (OHSS). The patient underwent laparoscopic surgery twice, the first time her enlarged left adnex was relocated, then salpingo-oophoropexy was performed. Adnexa were conserved successfully and the patient delivered a healthy baby.
Goto Shinobu S Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Nagoya City University, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, 1 Kawasumi, Mizuho, Nagoya, Aichi, 467-8601, - - 2014
In a previous study, we reported that the cathepsin-cystatin system caused endometrial dysfunction in early pregnancy. Here, we investigated the existence and contribution of cathepsin E in early pregnancy in patients with recurrent miscarriage (RM). The effect of cathepsin deficiency on fertility and female reproductive organs were also analysed in ...
Periyanayagam Usha U Department of Emergency Medicine, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, 676 North St Clair, Suite 650, Chicago, IL 60611, - - 2014
Traumatic injuries during pregnancy are the leading cause of nonobstetric maternal mortality. We aimed to determine hospital charges for trauma activations during pregnancy. We used the Illinois State Trauma Registry data from 1999 to 2003. Using STATA for bivariate and regression analyses, we compared total hospital costs for women more ...
Lam Sarah-Jane SJ Centre for Fetal Care, Queen Charlotte's and Chelsea Hospital, Du Cane Road, London, United Kingdom, W12 - - 2014
To assess the outcome of 360 cases of fetal ventriculomegaly in a tertiary referral center. Cases of fetal ventriculomegaly between June 1993 and December 2011 were identified from the departmental fetal database. The fetal medicine reports and obstetric notes were reviewed to ascertain the antenatal progression of the ventriculomegaly as ...
Ogbuanu Ikechukwu U IU Global Immunization Division, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, United - - 2014
Background. Previous studies of maternal, fetal, and neonatal complications of measles during pregnancy suggest the possibility of increased risk for morbidity and mortality. In 2009-2011, a nationwide laboratory-confirmed measles outbreak occurred in Namibia, with 38% of reported cases among adults. This outbreak provided an opportunity to describe clinical features of measles ...
Wallace Jacqueline M - - 2014
The inter-pregnancy period is considered a teachable moment when women are receptive to weight- management guidance aimed at optimising pregnancy outcome in subsequent pregnancies. In population based studies inter-pregnancy weight change is associated with several adverse pregnancy outcomes but the impact on placental size is unknown. The association between inter-pregnancy ...
Gleicher Norbert N The Center for Human Reproduction, New York, NY 10021, United States; Foundation for Reproductive Medicine, New York, NY 10021, United States. Electronic address: - - 2014
Some of the most dangerous and costly complications of human pregnancy, including premature labor and preeclampsia/eclampsia, have remained unexplained. While not noted by the authors of a recently published study of three distinct groups of patients with thyroid disease, their data may offer new insights into the interplay between thyroid ...
Rodger Marc A MA Ottawa Hospital Research Institute, Division of Hematology, The Ottawa Hospital, Department of Medicine, The University of - - 2014
Case control studies suggest that genetic thrombophilias increase the risk of placenta-mediated pregnancy complications (pregnancy loss, small for gestational age (SGA), preeclampsia, and/or placental abruption). Cohort studies have not supported this association but were underpowered to detect small effects. To determine if factor V Leiden (FVL) or the prothrombin gene ...
Aviram Amir A Helen Schneider Hospital for Women, Rabin Medical Center, Petah Tikva, - - 2014
To compare approval rates of late termination of pregnancy (LTOP) requests before and after a policy change in Israel in late 2007. In a retrospective study, LTOP requests and board decisions from 2002-2007 (group 1) were compared with those from 2007-2012 (group 2) at 3 university-affiliated medical centers in Israel. ...
Daskalakis George G First Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Athens Medical School, Alexandra Maternity Hospital, Athens, Greece. Electronic address: - - 2014
To determine whether the risk of hypertensive complications differs among low-risk women who undergo prenatal diagnosis via chorionic villus sampling (CVS) and amniocentesis. In a retrospective study, data were analyzed from women who underwent prenatal diagnosis by CVS or amniocentesis at Alexandra Maternity Hospital, Athens, Greece, between 1998 and 2011. ...
Shah Monisha K MK Department of Global Community Health and Behavioral Sciences, Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, New Orleans, Louisiana; Department of Pediatrics, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, - - 2014
Reducing poor birth outcomes are national and state priorities. At the national level participation in home visiting services has gained momentum with the recent appropriation of federal funds for states to implement evidence-based maternal and child health home visiting programs. The effects of having a home visit are unknown at ...
Gui Juan - - 2014
The purposes of this study were to explore whether the maternal-fetal outcomes differed among various types of hyperglycemia during pregnancy and whether the values of glycemic screening in the middle phase of pregnancy could predict maternal-fetal outcomes. A retrospective study was conducted to study the incidence of maternal-fetal outcomes in ...
Park Hee Jin - - 2014
Our primary objective was to establish a cutoff value for the soluble fms-like tyrosine kinase 1(sFlt-1)/placental growth factor (PlGF) ratio measured using the Elecsys assay to predict late-onset preeclampsia in low-risk pregnancies. Our secondary objective was to evaluate the ability of combination models using Elecsys data, second trimester uterine artery ...
Adeniyi Jacob Olusegun JO Women's Hospital, Obstetrics and Gynaecology, 2 Riccarton Avenue, Christchurch, 8011 New - - 2014
Abstract Autosomal dominant hypocalcaemic hypercalciuric neprocalcinosis is an extremely rare clinical condition caused by an activating mutation of calcium sensing receptor. Patients presenting with this condition are generally asymptomatic of hypocalcaemia inspite of significant lower serum calcium levels. Attempts at administering vitamin D to correct their hypocalcaemia tend to result ...
Odibo A O AO Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Ultrasound and Genetic and Fetal Care Center, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO, - - 2014
Objective:We investigated the relationship between placental pathological findings in pregnancies with adverse pregnancy outcomes and first-trimester serum analytes and uterine artery Doppler results.Study design:This is a secondary analysis of a prospective study of first-trimester screening for adverse pregnancy outcomes, including preterm birth (PTB (delivery<37 weeks)), pre-eclampsia (PE), gestational hypertension, and ...
Sunsaneevithayakul Prasert P Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Faculty of Medicine Siriraj Hospital, Bangkok, - - 2014
The aim of this study was to evaluate the effects of gestational weight gain on pregnancy outcomes in pregnant Thai women with different pre-pregnancy body mass indexes (BMI). A retrospective study was carried out by reviewing 5200 medical records of pregnant women who delivered at the Department of Obstetrics and ...
Alberico Salvatore - - 2014
It is crucial to identify in large population samples the most important determinants of excessive fetal growth. The aim of the study was to evaluate the independent role of pre-pregnancy body mass index (BMI), gestational weight gain and gestational diabetes on the risk of macrosomia. A prospective study collected data ...
Schleussner Ekkehard - - 2014
Abstract Intrauterine growth restriction (IUGR) and preeclampsia (PE) are associated with impaired placentation. Patients who are at risk of developing both these disorders can be identified by abnormal uterine artery Doppler at mid-trimester pregnancy. Nitric oxide (NO)-donors like pentaerithrityl-tetranitrate (PETN) reduce the impedance in the uteroplacental vessels and possess protecting ...
Ercan Cihangir Mutlu CM Gülhane Military Medicine Faculty, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Ankara, Turkey. Electronic address: - - 2014
To present our in vitro fertilization outcomes after implementation of the Turkish government policy limiting the number of transferred embryos to one, in women under the age of 35, and two, in women over age 35; and to demonstrate the feasibility of this policy. We retrospectively reviewed the records of ...
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