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Makhadiyeva D D Central Manchester University Hospitals, St Mary's Hospital, Manchester, - - 2014
To audit a specialist antenatal clinic at St Mary's hospital in managing obstetric patients with renal disease and evaluate pregnancy outcomes in those patients against set standards. Data from patients with pre-existing renal disease managed in the clinic from January 2007 to December 2011 was included in the study. CKD ...
Ferrazzani Sergio S Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Catholic University of Sacred - - 2014
Massive post-partum hemorrhage (PPH) is an important cause of maternal death that occurs as a complication of delivery. We report a large case series to evaluate the efficacy of uterine balloon tamponade to treat PPH avoiding hysterectomy. This prospective study was conducted in two Italian hospitals (from December 2002 to ...
Shen Chunjuan C Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Union Hospital, Tongji Medical College, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Wuhan Hubei 430022, - - 2014
Advances in embryo culture technology and cryopreservation have led to a shift in in vitro fertilization (IVF) from early fresh or frozen-thawed cleavage embryo transfer to fresh or frozen-thawed blastocyst stage transfer. To compare the clinical outcomes of fresh embryo transfers and frozen-thawed embryo transfers. In this retrospective case control ...
Gencer Meryem M Çanakkale Onsekiz Mart Üniversitesi Tıp Fakültesi, Kadın Hastalıkları ve Doğum Bölümü, Çanakkale, Türkiye. - - 2014
In this study, we aimed to investigate Toxoplasma gondii seroprevalence and risk factors in pregnant women. A total of 196 patients, admitted to the clinic in the first trimester and with ongoing pregnancy follow-up of between May 2012 and January 2013, were included in the study. Toxoplasma IgG and IgM ...
Michaan Nadav - - 2014
A growing number of Eritrean and Sudanese refugees seek medical assistance in the labor and delivery ward of our facility. Providing treatment to this unique population is challenging since communication is limited and pregnancy follow-up is usually absent. To compare the perinatal outcome of refugees and Israeli parturients. The medical ...
Iskender Cantekin C Department of Perinatology, Dr Zekai Tahir Burak Research and Training Hospital, Ankara, - - 2014
Behçet's disease (BD) is a rare, chronic, multisystemic disease of unknown cause. BD is characterized by mucocutaneous, ocular, vascular and central nervous system manifestations and is also associated with thrombogenicity. In this retrospective analysis we investigated the relation between gestation and BD. This retrospective study consisted of 49 pregnancies in ...
Ismail L L Buckinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust, Aylesbury, - - 2014
Spontaneous adrenal haemorrhage is a very rare condition. To date there have been only 13 reported cases associated with pregnancy. A 29 year old para 2+5 presented at 38 weeks gestation with severe right loin pain. She had an otherwise uneventful pregnancy, and no significant medical history. Her observations were ...
Kulkarni Maitri M Assistant Professor, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Adichunchanagiri Institute of Medical Sciences , India - - 2014
Hypokalemic myopathy may range from numbness/weakness to complete paralysis. The aetiology may be congenital or acquired. It is characterized by acute muscular weakness with low levels of potassium (<3.5 meq/L). We present a case of 26-year-old multigravida at 36 weeks of gestation with gestational hypertension on treatment, who came with ...
Bolton Hl H Hinchingbrooke Hospital, Huntingdon, - - 2014
Rising caesarean section rates are frequently attributed to the medicalization of childbirth. Induction of labour (IOL) is a common obstetric intervention. NICE recommend IOL should be offered for post-dates pregnancy between 41(+0) and 42(+0) weeks gestation.(1) OBJECTIVES: To compare caesarean rates following IOL for post-dates pregnancy, with those delivering spontaneously ...
Lacey L L University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire, Coventry, - - 2014
Cardiac disease is now the leading cause of maternal death in the United Kingdom and the RCOG advises that all women with a history of cardiac disease should have a risk assessment in a joint multidisciplinary clinic with a clear plan for delivery being drawn up.(1) AIM: Does multidisciplinary team ...
Hodson K K Royal Victoria Infirmary, NUTH NHS Foundation Trust, Newcastle Upon Tyne, - - 2014
Haemophagoctic Lymphohistiocytosis (HLH) is a rare systemic haematological condition characterised by fever, cytopenia, liver dysfunction, hepatosplenomegaly and hyperferritinaemia. The very poor prognosis associated with HLH may be improved by early diagnosis and chemotherapy. There have been very few case reports of HLH in pregnancy. A 41-year-old woman was admitted at ...
Mervic Liljana L Chamber of Dermatovenereology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Ljubljana, Ljubljana, Slovenia. Corresponding author: - - 2014
Psoriasis is not uncommon in the reproductive years and therefore in pregnant patients. There are limited data about the impact of psoriasis on the course and prognosis of pregnancy and about the impact of pregnancy on the course of psoriasis. Usually the disease improves during pregnancy and patients experience worsening ...
Leanza V V Department of Surgery Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Catania, Catania, Italy - - - 2014
Among couples unable to conceive without any identifiable cause, 30% are defined as having unexplained infertility. Management depends on duration of infertility and age of female partner. In order to increase pregnancy rate, couples with infertility of unknown origin can undergo ovulation induction and intrauterine insemination. These techniques are able ...
Palmer Ce C Wirral University Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, Liverpool, - - 2014
: Obstetricians need to be aware of known complications related to bariatric surgeries and the diagnostic difficulties in pregnancy. We report a rare case of G2P1 28 year old with previous laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass surgery. She had an uncomplicated first pregnancy seven months post bariatric surgery following 44 kg ...
Rahimi-Sharbaf Fatemeh F Perinatalogy Devision, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Faculty of Medicine, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, - - 2014
Placenta accreta is considered a life-threatening condition and the main cause of maternal mortality. Prenatal diagnosis of placenta accreta usually is made by clinical presentation, imaging studies like ultrasound and MRI in the second and third trimester. To determine accuracy of ultrasound findings for placenta accreta in the first trimester ...
Raykova T T St Helier Hospital, Carshalton, - - 2014
This is a case presentation aiming to draw attention to the clinical suspicious of pheochromocytoma as a differential of severe hypertension in labour. Pheochromocytoma in a pregnant woman is extremely rare (1:54,000 pregnancies)(1) but life threatening condition. The signs and symptoms are variable, with hypertension being one of the most ...
Roberts Al A Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust/ University of Nottingham, Nottingham, - - 2014
: Abnormal proteinuria (a urinary protein creatinine ratio (PCR) >30 mg/mmol), combined with new onset hypertension in pregnancy, is the hallmark of pre-eclampsia. NICE guidelines(1) recommend that a urine dipstick test is performed at the 6-8 week postnatal check to ensure resolution but there is evidence to suggest that follow ...
Usman S S Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust, London, - - 2014
In the UK, 2.2 per 1000 women giving birth have HIV.(1) Routine antenatal screening and BHIVA guidelines(1) recommending multidisciplinary input have reduced mother-to-child HIV transmission (MTCT). Antiretroviral therapy (ART) is recommended to prevent MTCT and for maternal welfare. In those with a low viral load, vaginal delivery is safe.(1) However, ...
Chishima Fumihisa F Departments of Obstetrics and - - 2014
A 34-year-old, gravida 0 para 0 Japanese woman visited a regional hospital complaining of dysmenorrhea, hematuria during menstruation, and right inguinal pain. She had a history of dysmenorrhea and three prior rounds of in vitro fertilization with embryo transfer, which were all with transfers of cryopreserved-thawed single embryos in natural ...
Kapoor D D Department of Maternal Medicine, Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust, Nottingham, - - 2014
We observed that some women with glomerular collagen disorders (Alport's syndrome (AS) or thin basement membrane (TBM) disease) had particularly pronounced increase in proteinuria during pregnancy. Disease-specific pregnancy outcomes for women with AS/TBM are not well reported. The aim of the analysis is to test the hypothesis that these conditions ...
Scarr C C University Hospital of Wales, Cardiff, - - 2014
: Haemophilia A and B are bleeding disorders inherited in an X linked recessive manner. Female carriers of these conditions have a 50% chance of delivering an affected infant when pregnant with a male fetus. Current British Society of Haematology guidelines for the care of carrier women recommends third trimester ...
Levis Denise M DM Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Division of Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities, Atlanta, GA, USA. - - 2014
To explore women's knowledge, attitudes, and beliefs about adverse outcomes associated with smoking during pregnancy and which outcomes might motivate cessation; to explore reactions to graphic warnings depicting 2 adverse outcomes. Twelve focus groups were conducted with women of childbearing age who were current smokers. Participants had low to moderate ...
Lazarus John J Thyroid Research Group, Institute of Molecular Medicine, Cardiff University, University Hospital of Wales, Cardiff, Exeter, - - 2014
This guideline has been produced as the official statement of the European Thyroid Association guideline committee. Subclinical hypothyroidism (SCH) in pregnancy is defined as a thyroid-stimulating hormone (TSH) level above the pregnancy-related reference range with a normal serum thyroxine concentration. Isolated hypothyroxinaemia (defined as a thyroxine level below the 2.5th ...
Bentham Gl G St Michael's Hospital, Bristol, - - 2014
We aim to establish which measure of obesity is most useful in predicting mode of delivery. Obesity is a major risk factor for adverse events in pregnancy. 'Body mass index' (BMI) has been the widely accepted measure of obesity. However, 'waist to hip ratio' (WHR) is thought to better reflect ...
Bonney Ea E The Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust, Leeds, UK University of Leeds, Leeds, - - 2014
Around 11,000 infants are born < 33 weeks gestation annually in the UK. Cervical weakness is associated with midtrimester birth, and placement of a reinforcing suture is a strategy used to preserve or restore both cervical strength and length. McDonald's approach encircles the vaginal portion of the cervix, the Shirodkar ...
Naughton M M University of Sheffield, Sheffield, - - 2014
Obstetric cholestasis (OC) is an incompletely understood hepatobiliary disease that typically affects women in the third trimester of pregnancy. It is associated with increased morbidity and mortality for the fetus, including intrauterine fetal death (IUFD). However, the diagnosis is complex and requires exclusion of other pregnancy-related complications and the serological ...
Goh Ay A NHS Tayside, Dundee, - - 2014
To investigate maternal and perinatal outcomes for women with singleton pregnancies with polyhydramnios in Tayside. All women diagnosed with polyhydramnios (AFI ≥ 25 cm/deepest pool ≥ 8 cm) between 01/01/13-31/10/13 were included. All women had an ultrasound scan (USS) assessment of fetal anatomy and a random blood sugar assessment as ...
Munyame Cr C Royal Bournemouth and Christchurch Hospitals, Bournemouth, - - 2014
Peptic ulcer disease is relatively uncommon in pregnancy and the perperium. Vomiting on the other hand is a common symptom. We present a case of an acute abdomen which was secondary to a perforated Gastric ulcer in Pregnancy. A 40 year old para 2 (2 previous caesarean sections) booked under ...
Son Jung Bin JB Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Pusan National University School of Medicine, - - 2014
An appropriate endometrial condition and vascular supply are usually considered essential for implantation of an embryo. This study was performed to assess the role of endometrial and uterine vascularity status measurement in predicting pregnancy outcome during frozen-thawed embryo transfer cycles. A total of 70 infertile women were recruited with controlled ...
Nakasuji Takashi T Division of Reproductive Medicine, National Center for Child Health and - - 2014
The aim of this study was to assess the efficacy of assisted hatching (AH) in assisted reproductive technology (ART) treatment. In this retrospective observational study, the data of patients who were registered in the National ART Registry System of Japan between January and December 2010 were analyzed. The descriptive statistics ...
Cao Shasha S Department of Radiology, Peking University People's Hospital, Beijing 100044, - - 2014
Cesarean scar pregnancy (CSP) is a very rare but life-threatening entity and there is no optimal management strategy. Here we report a successfully conservative treatment of CSP. We retrospectively analyzed the clinical data of 54 women with CSP, who underwent uterine artery embolization between January 2007 and September 2012 at ...
Ng Kyb K Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Ealing Hospital, London, - - 2014
: The prevalence of maternal obesity has increased to 16-19% in the early 2000s; it is one of the most common risk factors for maternal and fetal morbidity and mortality. About 50% of women who died were obese as reported by the last two 'Saving Mothers' Lives Reports' in 2007(1) ...
Pickering M M Surrey and Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust, Redhill, - - 2014
Takayasu's arteritis is a chronic idiopathic arteritis affecting the aorta and its primary branches. The symptoms of the disease are varied and patients can present asymptomatically with impalpable pulses. The incidence of Takayasu's is higher in females than that of males, and the disease most commonly presents between ages 15 ...
Sun Shuiya S Department of Endocrinology, Sir Run Run Shaw Hospital, Zhejiang University School of Medicine, Hangzhou, Zhejiang, China; Jiaxing Maternity and Child Health Care Hospital, Jiaxing, Zhejiang, - - 2014
We investigated thyroid function and the impact of gestational transient thyrotoxicosis (GTT) on pregnancy outcome in patients with hyperemesis gravidarum (HG; n = 143) who were hospitalized for rehydration. Serum thyroid-stimulating hormone (TSH), free T3 (FT3), free T4 (FT4), thyroid globulin antibody (TgAb), thyroid peroxidase antibody (TPOAb) and hCG were measured after ...
Mone F F National Maternity Hospital, Dublin, Ireland Royal Maternity Hospital, Belfast, - - 2014
To determine if performing fetal growth scans once or twice in the third trimester of pregnancy has an impact on the stillbirth rate in low-risk pregnancies A retrospective observational study was performed in a tertiary centre. Data was collected using the computerised Northern Ireland Maternity System (NIMATs) on all births ...
Ridout Ae A Guys and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust, London, - - 2014
Sickle cell disease (SCD) and multiple pregnancies have both independently been associated with adverse pregnancy outcomes. Through our case series we observe the impact of multiple pregnancy on SCD morbidity, on which there is currently limited data. With multidisciplinary and protocol driven care, we identify a pathway, which could positively ...
Sheikh M M Gastroenterology, East Surrey Hospital, - - 2014
Combination of low dose thiopurine with allopurinol can improve the clinical efficacy and bypass some of the adverse reactions of thiopurine monotherapy. Thiopurines can be used safely during pregnancy but there is scarce data regarding allopurinol. We report twelve cases of safe use of thiopurine and allopurinol co-therapy to manage ...
Liu Xiaoli X Department of Obstetrics, Beijing Obstetrics and Gynecology Hospital, Capital Medical University, Beijing 100026, - - 2014
In the last few decades, there has been a delay in first-time pregnancies, and the average age of women at the time of delivery has increased in many countries. Advanced maternal age is associated with adverse pregnancy outcomes. This study aimed to determine the present trends and pregnancy outcomes related ...
Wood Sd S Nottingham University Hospitals, Nottingham, - - 2014
: Hypertensive disorders are one of the commonest disorders encountered during pregnancy and carry an increased risk for both mother and baby. A retrospective audit was carried out on the antenatal care of 30 women presenting to Nottingham City Hospital with pre-eclampsia or gestational hypertension from August 2013. Care was ...
Stoumpos Ss S Renal and Transplant Unit, Western Infirmary Glasgow, Glasgow, - - 2014
Fertility rapidly returns to women after successful kidney transplantation. The aim of this study was to collect information about pregnancy, delivery and renal outcomes among all kidney transplant recipients in our centre. Pregnant women with a kidney transplant were identified through our prospectively maintained electronic patient record and case-notes between ...
O'Kane M M Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells NHS Trust, Tunbridge Wells, - - 2014
: Echinococcosis, often referred to as hydatid disease, is caused by an infection with the tapeworm Echinococcus. Cystic hydatidosis is known to be a significant public health problem in certain regions, however the worldwide prevalence is underestimated and in the UK, hyadtidosis is uncommon. We present an unusual case of ...
Selvarajah Sl S Barts and the London, School of Medicine and Dentistry, London, - - 2014
Hyperemesis gravidarum (HG) is a severe form of nausea and vomiting seen in women during pregnancy and often results in hospital admission. A 33 year old Caucasian woman in her first pregnancy, presented at 13 weeks gestation with a 6 weeks history of significant vomiting and weight loss of 6 ...
Parker C C Gastroenterology, Royal Victoria Informary, Newcastle Upon Tyne, - - 2014
Following the publication of a consensus for management of IBD in pregnancy a service was set up in our institution (April 2013) to optimise the management of pregnant women with IBD. Its' aim is to enable multidisciplinary management of patients with a consultant gastroenterologist, consultant obstetrician, colorectal surgeon and IBD ...
Robb Ao A The Simpson Centre for Reproductive Health, The Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, - - 2014
Current risk assessment guidelines for pre-eclampsia are unable to reliably predict adverse outcomes and thus inform management. This study investigated the association and predictive value of urinary albumin: creatinine ratio (ACR) in pregnancy for adverse outcomes. Demographic, clinical and biochemical data were collected, retrospectively, for 914 pregnant women who had ...
Tran Duong Thuy DT Centre for Health Research, University of Western Sydney, New South - - 2014
Objective: Birth records and hospital admission records are valuable for research on maternal smoking, but individually are known to under-estimate smokers. This study investigated the extent to which combining data from these records enhances the identification of pregnant smokers, and whether this affects research findings such as estimates of maternal ...
Pickering M M Surrey and Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust, Redhill, - - 2014
Posterior reversible encephalopathy syndrome (PRES) is a neurotoxic state associated with unique magnetic resonance imaging (MRI). In pregnancy PRES is associated with pre eclampsia and eclampsia. Pre eclampsia and eclampsia induced PRES is managed by treating the cause. It is essential to treat PRES promptly in order to prevent permanent ...
Wong Sh Sh North Manchester General Hospital, Manchester, - - 2014
: Folate deficiency causes macrocytic anaemia and pancytopenia. In severe cases it may also be associated with neurological signs and symptoms such as memory loss and irritability. Poor nutrition, alcoholism or increased requirement state, such as in pregnancy and lactation are some of the causes for folate deficiency. Although folate ...
McPherson Kc K NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde, Glasgow, - - 2014
Preterm delivery is the leading cause for infant mortality and morbidity. Cervical incompetence is a recognised cause for both extreme prematurity and second trimester loss. Use of cervical sutures may reduce these risks. We present an assessment of cervical suture use in a busy regional centre. Women who had an ...
Cussen L L Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Cork University Maternity Hospital, Cork, - - 2014
Severe acute maternal morbidity (SAMM) describes life threatening obstetric complications, and is used as an adjunct to maternal death confidential enquiries. Admission to the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) is commonly used as a marker for SAMM. CUMH is the only maternity hospital of its size in Ireland co-located with a ...
Fathulla B B Royal Free Hospital, London, - - 2014
Interventions, including commencement of antiretroviral therapy (ARV), have decreased the rate of MTCT to less than 1%. This study looks at women who commenced ARV therapy during pregnancy as this group may be at high risk of MTCT. A retrospective cohort study of HIV-positive women commencing ARV during pregnancy at ...
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