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Curry Ra R Department of Maternal and Fetal Medicine, Institute for Women's Health, University College London, London, UK; Academic Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Faculty of Medicine, Imperial College London, Chelsea and Westminster NHS Foundation Trust, London, - - 2014
To report outcomes in a recent series of pregnancies in women with Marfan syndrome (MFS). Retrospective case note review. Tertiary referral unit (Chelsea and Westminster and Royal Brompton Hospitals). Twenty-nine pregnancies in 21 women with MFS between 1995 and 2010. Multidisciplinary review of case records. Maternal and neonatal mortality and ...
Sarberg Maria - - 2014
The incidence of snoring and sleepiness is known to increase during pregnancy, and this might impact maternal health and obstetric outcome. However, the association between snoring and sleepiness during pregnancy is not fully understood. This study was aimed at investigating the development of snoring during pregnancy and prospectively assessing if ...
Yan Lei L Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Center for Reproductive Medicine, Shandong Provincial Hospital Affiliated to Shandong University, Jinan, People's Republic of China; National Research Center for Assisted Reproductive Technology and Reproductive Genetics, Jinan, People's Republic of China; The Key Laboratory for Reproductive Endocrinology of Ministry of Education, Jinan, People's Republic of China; Shandong Provincial Key Laboratory of Reproductive Medicine, Jinan, People's Republic of - - 2014
To investigate the effect of fibroids that do not distort the endometrial cavity on IVF/intracytoplasmic sperm injection (ICSI) outcomes and to identify certain fibroid subgroups that may be deleterious to fertility outcomes. Retrospective cohort study. University-based reproductive medicine center. A total of 10,268 patients undergoing IVF/ICSI between 2009 and 2011 ...
Peart Erica E Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina, - - 2014
This review synthesizes new data from the studies published between 2011 and 2013, with particular focus on the different information gleaned by various study types. Population-based cohorts have demonstrated that women with systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) have fewer live births and more pregnancy complications, but can have successful live births ...
Yeaton-Massey Amanda A Stanford University Hospital and Clinics, Lucile Packard Children's Hospital at Stanford, and the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford - - 2014
There are few data regarding safety of pregnancy after uterine artery embolization. However, numerous women desire future fertility after this procedure. Uterine rupture without a history of cesarean delivery or uterine scarring is an exceedingly rare complication in pregnancy. We report a case of uterine rupture in a primigravid woman ...
Klaska Caitlyn C Wayne State University School of Medicine and the Division of Maternal-Fetal Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Wayne State University School of Medicine, Detroit, - - 2014
Multiminicore disease is a congenital myopathy characterized by muscle weakness and respiratory impairment. Predilection for the development of malignant hyperthermia has been reported in select patients. Little is known about pregnancy outcomes, although patients with other neuromuscular disorders may experience a postpartum decline. We report a case of pregnancy associated ...
Ozgu-Erdinc A Seval AS Zekai Tahir Burak Women Health Care, Education and Research Hospital, Ankara, Turkey. Electronic address: - - 2014
This study aimed to compare the outcome of pregnancies with retained or removed intrauterine devices (IUDs) and the effect of IUD location on pregnancy outcome. In a retrospective cohort study, we searched 27,578 records of women who had CuT380 IUD inserted, and 144 pregnancies with IUD were analyzed. IUDs were ...
Zucchini Stefano S Dipartimento di Ostetricia e Ginecologia, Ospedale S. Maria della Scaletta, Imola, Bologna - - 2014
Several surgical and/or medical emergencies/urgencies may occur in gynecologic patients and in pregnant women during the first trimester. Particularly, ectopic pregnancies, ruptured or hemorrhagic ovarian cysts, ovarian or adnexal torsions, threatened or inevitable miscarriages, phlogistic gynecological disorders, complications involving the uterine fibroids, endometriosis, and spontaneous uterine rupture are possible acute ...
Amouzegar A A Endocrine Research Center, Research Institute for Endocrine Sciences, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, - - 2014
Background:Iodine as a micronutrient is mandatory for thyroid hormone production and inadequate iodine intakes during pregnancy may result in varying degrees of hypothyroidism affecting pregnancy outcomes adversely. The aim of this study was to evaluate nutritional status and its effects on thyroid function in pregnant women during all trimesters of ...
Mei-Dan Elad E Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology, Hillel Yaffe Medical Center, Hadera, - - 2014
Abstract Objective: To compare the efficacy of two mechanical devices for cervical ripening: double versus single balloon catheters, both with extra-amniotic saline infusion (EASI). Methods: Women at term with a singleton pregnancy presenting for labor induction were assigned to receive the double balloon catheter (with EASI) or the single balloon ...
Yang Rui R Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Reproductive Medical Center, Peking University Third Hospital, No. 49, North Huayuan Road, Haidian District, Beijing, 100191, China, - - 2014
To study the consistency of hysteroscopy findings and histological chronic endometritis (CE) in recurrent implantation failure (RIF) cases, and to compare their values in indicating antibiotic treatment. Sixty RIF cases (January 2009-January 2010) and 202 consecutive RIF cases (May 2010-April 2012) in Peking University Third Hospital reproductive medical center were ...
Jiang Yang Y Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, College of Public Health, The University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, Oklahoma City, OK, United - - 2014
Pregnancy may precipitate acute episodes of thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura (TTP), but pregnancy outcomes in women who have recovered from acquired TTP are not well documented. We analyzed pregnancy outcomes following recovery from TTP associated with acquired, severe ADAMTS13 deficiency (ADAMTS13 activity <10%) in women enrolled in the Oklahoma TTP-HUS (hemolytic-uremic ...
Romero Nieto María Inmaculada MI Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, "Reina Sofía" University Hospital , Córdoba , Spain - - 2014
Abstract Objective: To determine the effect of vaginal progesterone as luteal support on pregnancy outcomes in infertile patients who undergo ovulation induction with gonadotropins and intrauterine insemination (IUI). Design: Prospective randomized trial. Setting: Tertiary referral center. Patient(s): About 398 patients with primary infertility were treated during 893 ovarian stimulation and ...
Levron Jacob J Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, IVF Unit, The Chaim Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Ramat Gan, Israel; affiliated to Sackler School of Medicine, Tel Aviv University , Tel Aviv , - - 2014
Abstract Objective: To compare the outcome of vitrification versus slow freezing cryopreservation for cleavage stage day 2-3 embryos. Design: A retrospective observational study. Setting: All thawed embryos assisted reproduction cycles between January 2010 and December 2012 at a single IVF laboratory of a Tertiary Medical Center. Patients: Five hundred and ...
Shindo Hisakazu H Kuma Hospital, Surgery, 8-2-35 Shimoyamate-Dori, Chuo-Ku, Kobe, Japan, 650-0011, 81-78-371-3721, 81-78-371-3645 ; - - 2014
Background: Papillary thyroid cancer occasionally occurs in women of childbearing age. As papillary microcarcinoma (PMC) rarely grows or becomes clinically apparent, observation without surgery is an appropriate strategy for patients with low-risk PMC. Human chorionic gonadotropin possesses weak thyroid-stimulating activity. The aim of this study was to assess the effect ...
Correa Paula J PJ Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Faculty of Medicine, Universidad de los Andes, Santiago, - - 2014
Gestational diabetes (GD), defined as carbohydrate intolerance with onset or first recognition during pregnancy, has a prevalence of 7% and is a growing problem worldwide. Infants born to mothers with GD are more likely to be large for gestational age, incur traumatic birth injury, require a stay in the intensive ...
Morris Rachael R Divisions of Maternal-Fetal Medicine and Biostatistics, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Mississippi Medical Center, Jackson, Mississippi. The Division of Maternal-Fetal Medicine in the Department of OBGYN at the University of Mississippi Medical Center funded this - - 2014
To establish normative impedance cardiography values for the second half of pregnancy and up to 48 hours postpartum after either vaginal or cesarean delivery. A single-center prospective observational institutional review board-approved study of normotensive women (n=168) using thoracic impedance cardiography performed at specific times during gestation. Antepartum testing was performed ...
Besseau-Ayasse J J Cytogenetics Laboratory, Poissy St Germain Hospital, Poissy, - - 2014
The 22q11.2 deletion (del22q11.2) is one of the most common microdeletions. We performed a collaborative, retrospective analysis in France of prenatal diagnoses and outcomes of fetuses carrying the del22q11.2. A total of 272 fetuses were included. Data on prenatal diagnosis, ultrasound findings, pathological features, outcomes and inheritance were analyzed. The ...
Tan Susanne S S Tan, Department of Endocrinology and Metabolism and Division of Laboratory Research, University of Duisburg-Essen, Essen, - - 2014
Autoimmune thyroid disease (AITD) has been associated with adverse pregnancy outcomes in subfertile women with spontaneous and assisted reproductive technology induced pregnancies. The underlying pathophysiology is still elusive and an association with thyroid dysfunction or other infertility causes is discussed. However, whether thyroid autoimmunity (TAI) per se has a negative ...
Gisladottir Agnes A Center of Public Health Sciences, University of Iceland, Reykjavik, - - 2014
To determine whether women exposed to sexual violence in adolescence or adulthood are at increased risk of adverse maternal characteristics during subsequent pregnancies. Register-based cohort study. Iceland. We identified 586 women who attended a Rape Trauma Service (RTS) between 1993 and 2008 and all subsequent births of these women up ...
Wu Keliang K Center for Reproductive Medicine, Provincial Hospital Affiliated to Shandong University, National Research Center for Assisted Reproductive Technology and Reproductive Genetics, China The Key laboratory for Reproductive Endocrinology of Ministry of Education, Shandong Provincial Key Laboratory of Reproductive Medicine, 324 Jingwu Road, Jinan, 250021, - - 2014
To compare the clinical outcomes after day 3 embryo transfer, day 5 single blastocyst transfer (SBT) and frozen-thawed embryo transfer (FET) in high responder patients (>15 retrieved oocytes) undergoing IVF/ICSI treatment. A retrospective analysis of three embryo transfer strategies for the high responder patients in IVF/ICSI cycles. The 1041 high ...
Ramoz Leda L LL Temple University School of Pharmacy, Philadelphia, - - 2014
The rapid development and increased availability of novel pharmacologic therapies and pharmaceutical products has amplified the potential for drug exposure during pregnancy. Many drugs are beneficial for disease state management during pregnancy and provide significant fetal and maternal health benefits. However, a paucity of safety data combined with the imprecision ...
Koskas Martin M Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Bichat University Hospital, Paris, France; Paris Diderot University, Paris, France; Unité Mixte de Recherche S938, Université Pierre et Marie Curie, Paris, France; Equipe d'accueil 7285, Université de Versailles Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines, Montigny-le-Bretonneux, France. Electronic address: - - 2014
To evaluate the various possible prognostic factors on the fertility-sparing management of atypical hyperplasia and endometrial cancer; to generate survival curves to estimate remission and recurrence rates according to time. Systematic review and meta-analysis. Registration number: CRD42013004557. University hospital. Patients who underwent fertility-sparing management for atypical hyperplasia and endometrial cancer. ...
Iacobelli Silvia S Neonatology and NICU, La Réunion University Hospital, Saint Pierre, France; Centre d'Etudes Périnatales de l'Océan Indien, CHU La Réunion, Saint Pierre, France. Electronic address: - - 2014
To evaluate longitudinal care needs and health service access among mother-infant pairs after adolescent pregnancy. In a case-control study, data were analyzed from primiparous adolescent and adult mother-infant pairs who delivered at Reunion Island University Hospital, France, between January 2004 and December 2006, and were followed-up from maternity discharge until ...
Aguin Eduardo E Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA. Electronic address: - - 2014
To evaluate whether amniotic fluid markers can aid the decision of whether to retain or remove a cervical cerclage after preterm premature rupture of membranes (PPROM). A retrospective cohort study included pregnancies involving PPROM after diagnostic amniocentesis and cerclage placement. Cerclage was retained for more than 12hours after PPROM in ...
Darling Anne Marie AM Department of Global Health and Population, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, USA. Electronic address: - - 2014
To evaluate maternal glucose levels during pregnancy as a predictor of adverse perinatal outcomes in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. Random blood glucose measurements were analyzed from 3383 pregnant women enrolled in a randomized trial to assess the impact of multivitamins on pregnancy outcomes in Dar es Salaam between August 2001 ...
Kieler Helle - - 2014
The objective of this review is to describe the possibilities to assess drugs used in pregnancy by means of the Nordic health registers. The Nordic countries comprise five countries: Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden and have a total population of 25 million. All five countries have in their national ...
Jarlenski Marian P - - 2014
The "Unborn Child" (UC) option provides state Medicaid/Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP) programs with a new strategy to extend prenatal coverage to low-income women who would otherwise have difficulty enrolling in or would be ineligible for Medicaid. To examine the association of the UC option with the probability of enrollment ...
Alonso-Gonzalez Rafael R Royal Brompton Hospital, Sydney Street, London, SW3 6NP, - - 2014
Maternal cardiac disease is a very significant cause of both maternal morbidity and mortality in westernized countries. An effective treatment program must tackle all of the contributing components, including those due to public health issues, poorly coordinated healthcare systems and inadequate medical education. Even with optimal care, many of these ...
Reddy B V Ramesh BV Department of Periodontology, Narayana Dental College and Hospital , Nellore, Andhra Pradesh , - - 2014
Recent studies have shown periodontal diseases (gum diseases) as risk factors for adverse pregnancy outcomes, such as prematurity and low birth weight. Objectives of the present study were to determine the effect of non-surgical periodontal therapy on pregnancy outcomes in women with periodontitis and to detect IgM and IgG status ...
Tan R M R RM Department of Neonatology, Khoo Teck Puat-National University Children's Medical Institute, National University Hospital, National University Health System, - - 2014
We report a neonate who presented antenatally with fetal ascites and fetal anemia. The cause of this remained uncertain until 2 weeks later when bowel dilatation was noted on antenatal ultrasound. Clinical signs of intestinal obstruction became evident after delivery, and ileal atresia was found at laparotomy, which was resected ...
Jacquemyn Yves Y Department of Obstetrics, UZA, Edegem, - - 2014
A pregnant woman presented at the emergency department with severe nausea and vomiting at 20 weeks of gestational age; she was known with gastric banding. Advanced imaging studies were avoided of fear to harm the fetus. The patient continued to vomit and at 23 weeks intrauterine fetal death was noted. ...
Stridsklev Solhild S Dept. of Obstetrics and - - 2014
Context: Metformin is used to reduce pregnancy complications in women with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS), although it is not approved for this indication and solid evidence is lacking. Mid-pregnancy Doppler ultrasound is one of the best methods for prediction of adverse pregnancy outcome. Objective: To investigate 1) if metformin treatment ...
Okun Nanette N Toronto - - 2014
Objective: To review the effect of assisted human reproduction (AHR) on perinatal outcomes, to identify areas requiring further research with regard to birth outcomes and AHR, and to provide guidelines to optimize obstetrical management and counselling of prospective Canadian parents. Outcomes: This document compares perinatal outcomes of different types of ...
Al-Ibrahim Ali A Maternal Disease in Pregnancy Program, Mount Sinai Hospital, University of Toronto, Toronto - - 2014
Objectives: To review the fetal and maternal outcomes of women with a diagnosis of gastrointestinal (GI) cancer before or during pregnancy. Methods: We conducted a retrospective cohort study of pregnant women referred to a single tertiary care centre with a current or previous diagnosis of GI malignancy. Maternal, obstetric, and ...
Macdonald Frank F Department of Surgery, Dalhousie University, Halifax, - - 2014
Solid-pseudopapillary neoplasms (SPNs) of the exocrine pancreas are rare, accounting for only 2% of pancreatic tumours. These tumours predominantly affect women during the second and third decades of life. They frequently present with vague symptoms and can pose a diagnostic challenge. Surgical resection remains the treatment of choice that can ...
Guedes-Martins L L 1] Departamento de Biologia Experimental, Faculdade de Medicina da Universidade do Porto, 4200-319 Porto, Portugal [2] IBMC-Instituto de Biologia Molecular e Celular, 4150-180 Porto, Portugal [3] Centro Hospitalar do Porto EPE, Departamento da Mulher e da Medicina Reprodutiva, Largo Prof. Abel Salazar, 4099-001 Porto, - - 2014
The objective of this work was to compare Doppler flows pulsatility index (PI) and resistance indexes (RI) of uterine and internal iliac arteries during pregnancy in low risk women and in those with stage-1 essential hypertension. From January 2010 and December 2012, a longitudinal and prospective study was carried out ...
Sibai Baha M BM Division of Maternal-Fetal Medicine, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences, the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, Houston, - - 2014
Pregnancies complicated by diabetic ketoacidosis are associated with increased rates of perinatal morbidity and mortality. A high index of suspicion is required, because diabetic ketoacidosis onset in pregnancy can be insidious, usually at lower glucose levels, and often progresses more rapidly as compared with nonpregnancy. Morbidity and mortality can be ...
Hession Paul P University Hospital Galway, Galway, - - 2014
Two women suffering from primary hyperparathyroidism in pregnancy are presented. Patient 1 with a history of four miscarriages, an ectopic pregnancy and a sixth pregnancy complicated by severe early onset preeclampsia. She was found to have high serum Ca(2+) levels after delivery and parathyroid adenoma was diagnosed by ultrasound. A ...
Kriebs Jan M JM Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences, University of Maryland, - - 2014
The rapidly increasing rates of obesity among women of childbearing age, not only in the United States but also across the globe, contribute to increased risks during pregnancy and childbirth. Overweight and obesity are quantified by body mass index (BMI) for clinical purposes. In 2010, 31.9% of US women aged ...
Ong Xiaohui X Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, KK Women's and Children's Hospital, Singapore, - - 2014
A 30-year-old woman, gravida 3 para 1, presented at 5 weeks of amenorrhoea with vaginal spotting and mild abdominal pain. A transvaginal scan confirmed a caesarean scar pregnancy (CSP). Serum hCG level at presentation was 4357. She declined treatment initially, but eventually underwent laparoscopic-guided suction curettage and excision of CSP. ...
Ramakrishnan Usha U Hubert Department of Global Health, Rollins School of Public Health, and Nutrition & Health Sciences Program, Graduate Division of Biological & Biomedical Sciences, Emory University, Atlanta, GA, - - 2014
Maternal undernutrition affects a large proportion of women in many developing countries, but has received little attention as an important determinant of poor maternal, newborn, and child health (MNCH) outcomes such as intrauterine growth restriction, preterm birth (PTB), and maternal and infant morbidity and mortality. We recently evaluated the scientific ...
Margoles H R HR Department of Nephrology, Washington Hospital Center, Washington, DC. Electronic address: - - 2014
Pregnancy after kidney transplantation is becoming more common as more patients of childbearing age are undergoing successful transplantation. There is limited evidence on the safety and efficacy of mammalian target of rapamycin inhibitors during pregnancy, which are considered Category C. We will review the use of this class of medications ...
Mathot Vanja V Onze Lieve Vrouwe Gasthuis, Amsterdam, The - - 2014
A 13 weeks pregnant 24-year-old patient with a history of Graves' disease presented with progressive dyspnoea existing for 4-6 weeks. Blood tests showed severe thyrotoxicosis and transthoracic echocardiography suggested severe pulmonary hypertension (PH) which was thought to be secondary to thyrotoxicosis. PH secondary to thyrotoxicosis is often reversible and may ...
Gat Itai - - 2014
One of the suggest strategy for patients with repeated implantation failure (RIF) is zygote intrafallopian transfer (ZIFT). However, no data exist regarding to the issue of when and under which circumstances should ZIFT be offered to patients with RIF? We therefore aimed to examine whether repeated implantation failure (RIF) patients ...
Giudici Valentina V Department of Paediatrics, Hospital Luigi Sacco, Via GB Grassi 74, 20157 Milan, - - 2014
Lots has been written on use of SSRI during pregnancy and possible short and long term negative outcomes on neonates. the literature so far has described a various field of peripartum illness related to SSRI exposure during foetal life, such as increased incidence of low birth weight, respiratory distress, persistent ...
Afrakhteh Maryam M Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology; Tajrish Hospital; Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences - Tehran, - - 2014
The aim of this longitudinal study was to investigate the value of uterine artery Doppler sonography during the second and third trimesters in the prediction of adverse pregnancy outcome in low-risk women. From July 2011 to August 2012, a total of 205 singleton pregnant women presenting at our antenatal clinic ...
Tola Esra Nur EN Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Faculty of Medicine, Suleyman Demirel University, Isparta, - - 2014
Spontaneous uterine rupture is a life-threatening obstetrical emergency carrying a high risk for the mother and the fetus. Spontaneous uterine rupture in early pregnancy is very rare complication and it occurs usually in scarred uterus. Uterine anomalies are one of the reasons for spontaneous unscarred uterine rupture in early pregnancy. ...
Ugwu Emmanuel O EO Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of Nigeria Teaching Hospital, Ituku/Ozalla, Enugu, - - 2014
Expected date of delivery (EDD) is estimated from the last menstrual period (LMP) or ultrasound scan. Conflicts between these estimates especially on the part of the physician and his/her patient could pose a challenge to prevention of prolonged pregnancy. The objective of this study was to determine the perception and ...
Lim Pei Shan PS Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, UKM Medical Centre, - - 2014
Purpose. To determine the maternal and fetal outcomes of successful external cephalic version (ECV) as well as factors predicting vaginal birth. Methods. The ECV data over a period of three years at Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia Medical Centre (UKMMC) between 1 September 2008 and 30 September 2010 was reviewed. Sixty-seven patients ...
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