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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 ...
Yang Shaoping S Department of Primary Guidance, Wuhan Women and Children Health Care Center, Wuhan, Hubei Province, - - 2014
Most maternal deaths occur in developing countries and most maternal deaths are avoidable. China has made a great effort to reduce MMR by three quarters to meet the fifth Millennium Development Goal (MDG5). This retrospective study reviewed and analyzed maternal death data in Wuhan from 2001 to 2012. Joinpoint regression ...
Shi Wei W Center for Reproductive Medicine, Anhui Provincial Hospital Affiliated to Anhui Medical University, Hefei, - - 2014
The morphological assessment of oocytes is important for embryologists to identify and select MII oocytes in IVF/ICSI cycles. Dysmorphism of oocytes decreases viability and the developmental potential of oocytes as well as the clinical pregnancy rate. Several reports have suggested that oocytes with a dark zona pellucida (DZP) correlate with ...
Gallagher Kelly - - 2014
The purpose of this study was to explore the impact of body mass index (BMI) or pregnancy weight gain on the presence, site, and severity of genital tract trauma at childbirth in nulliparous women. The present study is a subanalysis of a prospective cohort of healthy nulliparous women recruited during ...
Lawani Osaheni Lucky OL Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology, Catholic Maternity Hospital, PMB 104, Moniaya, Ogoja, Cross-Rivers State, - - 2014
Objectives. The aim of this study was to evaluate the methods, indications, outcome of induced labor and its significance in obstetric practice in the study area. Methods. This was a retrospective study of cases of induced labor at the Catholic Maternity Hospital in Ogoja, Cross-River State, Nigeria, between January 1, ...
Choi Lynn L Department of Psychiatry, St Vincent's Hospital, College of Medicine, The Catholic University of Korea, Suwon, - - 2014
Women with bipolar disorder have a high risk for symptom exacerbation during pregnancy and the risk is elevated further when mood stabilizers are discontinued. This report describes a 31-year-old bipolar woman who discontinued medication before pregnancy but had to resume her pharmacotherapy due to manic episodes that recurred during the ...
Acién Pedro P Service of Obstetrics and Gynecology, San Juan University Hospital. - - 2014
To analyze reproductive performance in women with genital malformations and to determine whether pregnancy outcomes are influenced by the asrenal agenesis (URA). This was a retrospective study of 174 patients with genitourinary malformations, with available images for reevaluation and classification and a history ofpregnancies. The main outcome measure was the ...
Al-Kufaishi Asmaa A Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, West Middlesex University Hospital, London, - - 2014
A 29-year-old in vitro fertilisation patient presented at 33 weeks of gestation with abdominal pain. An abdominal ultrasound revealed a cystic lesion adjacent to the fundus. During caesarean section, a defect at the fundus was identified with herniation of the amniotic sac through this defect. There were no complications postoperatively ...
Kumar Suresh S Departments of Urology, Institute of Kidney Disease and Research Centre, Institute of Transplant Sciences (IKDRC-ITS), Ahmedabad, - - 2014
Twenty-eight-year-old female while undergoing a medical termination of pregnancy (MTP) encounter complete urethral loss and massive bladder curettage. After resuscitation, she developed continuous urinary leakage followed by progressive decline in urine output. Case is highlighted here because of the massive vesico-urethral trauma because of MTP, leading to permanent urinary diversion.
Zachariah Sanoop Koshy SK Department of General, Gastrointestinal & Laparoscopic Surgery, MOSC Medical College, Cochin, Kerala, - - 2014
Intestinal obstruction during pregnancy is an uncommon and serious non-obstetric surgical condition which may be associated with significant maternal and fetal mortality. Surgeons who are called upon to manage these patients are often confronted with a diagnostic and therapeutic challenge due to the rarity of the condition, overlapping symptomatology, concerns ...
Singh Deepti D International Institute for Population Sciences, Mumbai, - - 2014
Background & objectives: A substantial proportion of pregnant women in India are at the risk of serious obstetric complications and reliable information on obstetric morbidity is scanty, particularly in socio-economically disadvantaged society. We studied the association between the obstetric complications in women in their current pregnancy and adverse pregnancy outcomes ...
Murphy Deirdre J DJ Academic Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Coombe Women and Infants University Hospital and Trinity College Dublin, Dublin 8, Ireland. - - 2014
Most studies of alcohol consumption in pregnancy have looked at one time point only, often relying on recall. The aim of this longitudinal study was to determine whether alcohol consumption changes in early and late pregnancy and whether this affects perinatal outcomes. We performed a prospective cohort study, conducted from ...
Mestnik Natalia Cammarosano NC Federal University of São Paulo, Paulista School of Medicine, Department of Dermatology, São PauloSP, Brazil, Doctor Dermatologist - Specialising in Dermoscopy at the Department of Dermatology, Paulista School of Medicine - Federal University of São Paulo (EPM-UNIFESP) - São Paulo (SP), - - 2014
We describe a case of plantar interdigital cutaneous melanoma in a 22-year-old woman who reported changes in a pigmented lesion during pregnancy. Diagnosis was late and evolution unfavourable. The purpose of this report is to draw the attention of dermatologists to the need for careful regular examination of melanocytic lesions ...
Sharifi Noorieh N Cancer Research Center, Faculty of Medicine, Mashhad University of Medical Sciences, Mashhad, - - 2014
Many aspects of epidemiological and clinicopathological features of gestational trophoblastic disease (GTD), one of the important subject in gynecology oncology, needs to be defined so as to recommend the best approach and management toward it. In the present study, we evaluated 10-years incidence of throphoblastic diseases in north east of ...
Grasso Marco M Department of Urology, San Gerardo Hospital, University of Milano-Bicocca, Monza, - - 2014
Purpose: To study the effect of high grade varicocele treatment in infertile patients. Materials and Methods: Seventy-five patients were selected by the following criteria: infertility persisting for more than 1 year; abnormal semen parameters; no other infertility-related disease; no obvious causes of infertility in the subject's partner; basal eco-color Doppler ...
A Gulraze G Gulraze A, MRCOG, Perinatology Section, Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology, King Faisal Specialist Hospital & Research Centre, Riyadh, Saudi - - 2014
Background & Objectives : We report 17 years outcome of subsequent pregnancies of women with severe Mitral Stenosis (MS) who underwent Mitral Balloon Valvuloplasty (MBV) during pregnancy and the follow up of the children born of such pregnancies. Methods: Twenty three pregnant patients suffering from severe MS (NYHA-New York Heart ...
Castro Jorge Santos JS Centro Hospitalar de Vila Nova de Gaia, Vila Nova de Gaia, - - 2014
Pregnancy is a rare occurrence in patients suffering from spinal cord injury (SCI). Pregnancy in these patients presents unique challenges to obstetric care providers, who need to become familiar with the general principles of care in this setting. SCI alters the function of multiple organ systems and chronic medical conditions ...
Nash Zachary Z Department of Medicine, King's College London, London, - - 2014
We present a case of subglottic stenosis complicating pregnancy. The patient was born prematurely at 24 weeks gestation and required a twelve-month period of intubation. Airway trauma from prolonged intubation resulted in acquired subglottic stenosis. As an adult the patient had a longstanding audible stridor; however, was not breathless during ...
John Lopamudra B LB Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Mahatma Gandhi Medical College and Research Institute, Pondicherry, - - 2014
The art of forceps delivery though existing for centuries has earned a disreputation due to the possibility of poor maternal and fetal outcome. However, its safe use can reduce the rising cesarean section rates in the present times. This study is to see the outcome of its use in a ...
Iyoke Ca C Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Nigeria Teaching Hospital, Ituku-Ozalla, Enugu, - - 2014
A case report of a live birth following a term pregnancy located in a non-communicating rudimentary horn of a unicornuate uterus in a rural hospital in Nigeria is presented. A 32-year-old primiparous woman registered for antenatal care at a rural missionary hospital at 28 weeks gestation. She had intermittent unexplained ...
Zhang Mao-Mao MM Department of Plastic Surgery, Guangdong Women and Children's Hospital, Guangzhou Medical University, Guangzhou, - - 2014
Patient: Male, 4 months Final Diagnosis: Congenital arhynia Symptoms: Absence of the nose Medication: - Clinical Procedure: - Specialty: Pediatrics and Noenatology • Genetics. Congenital defects. Congenital nasal absence (arhinia) is an extremely rare malformation. Arhinia causes severe airway obstruction and poor feeding in the affected neonate. There is an ...
Aral I - - 2014
In the present study, the authors aim to investigate the effect of anxiety during late pregnancy periods and during labour on the duration of delivery in patients giving birth vaginally. In the study we included 50 nulliparous and 35 multiparous patients who were at or above the 28th gestational age ...
Zhao Q - - 2014
This study aims to investigate the clinical value of laparoscopic treatment on tubal infertility caused by tubal distortion. A total of 65 cases of patients with tubal infertility were divided into three groups based on tubal distortion degree, i.e., 21 cases had a minimum angle of tubal distortion < 45 ...
Krishnan Balasubramanian B Department of Dentistry, Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research, Pondicherry, Pondicherry, - - 2014
Oral health is affected by hormonal changes during pregnancy but is usually neglected by both the obstetrician and the patient during follow-up visits. Gingival enlargement is one of the most common oral lesions seen during pregnancy. Rarely, gingival enlargement can be very big, significantly affecting maternal nutrition and impairing haemodynamic ...
Morgan Kelly L KL College of Medicine, Swansea University, Swansea, United - - 2014
This study examines the effect of low daily physical activity levels and overweight/obesity in pregnancy on delivery and perinatal outcomes. A prospective cohort study combining manually collected postnatal notes with anonymised data linkage. A total of 466 women sampled from the Growing Up in Wales: Environments for Healthy Living study. ...
Domenici Lavinia L 0000-0002-7518-8250 Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Urologic Sciences, "Sapienza" University, Viale Del Policlinico 155, 00155 Rome, - - 2014
Myomectomy is rarely performed during an ongoing pregnancy because of fear of miscarriage and the risk of an uncontrolled haemorrhage necessitating a hysterectomy. In cases where myomectomy is undertaken, most are performed at the time of cesarean section or with a laparoscopic approach. We report a case of a successful ...
Moores Karen Louise KL Department of Maternity, Royal Shrewsbury Hospital, Shrewsbury, - - 2014
Uterine torsion is rare in pregnancy and the cause in most cases is unknown. It is associated with fetal compromise, with perinatal mortality reported to be around 12%. Our case describes an acute torsion, presenting in pregnancy with severe abdominal pain and vomiting with a viable 32-week gestation. Emergency caesarean ...
Fritz Rani B RB Wayne State University, Detroit, MI 48202, - - 2014
We report on a case of a patient with an early diagnosed cornual ectopic pregnancy following failed methotrexate treatment. The patient was subsequently taken to the operating room for a laparoscopic guided transcervical suction curettage of the cornual ectopic. The surgery was successful and the patient was followed up until ...
Singh Neeta N Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Ansari Nagar, New Delhi 110029, - - 2014
Cardiovascular emergencies especially aortic dissections are rare in pregnancy. We report a case of Stanford Type A aortic dissection at 33 weeks of pregnancy presenting in shock. Rapid multidisciplinary approach and special obstetric considerations led to a successful outcome in this case.
Yuan S-M SM Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, The First Hospital of Putian, Teaching Hospital, Fujian Medical University, Putian, Fujian Province, - - 2014
Background: Cardiac operations in pregnant patients are a challenge for physicians in multidisciplinary teams due to the complexity of the condition which affects both mother and baby. Management strategies vary on a case-by-case basis. Feto-neonatal and maternal outcomes after cardiopulmonary bypass (CPB) in pregnancy, especially long-term follow-up results, have not ...
Popescu C D - - 2014
Multiple sclerosis is one of the main reasons for invalidation of young adults of both sexes. The disease is more common in women than in men. The illness begins most frequently in patients between the ages of 20 and 40 years, which is also the most fertile period for women. ...
Hutchinson Fiona H FH Grantley Stable Neonatal Unit, Royal Brisbane and Women's Hospital, Brisbane, QLD 4029, Australia ; Department of Neonatology, Mater Mothers' Hospital, Brisbane, QLD 4101, - - 2014
Objectives. To determine, in women transferred antenatally for acute admission with high risk pregnancies, the numbers who deliver, the average time from transfer to delivery, and whether the reason for transfer influences the time-to-delivery. Methods. A retrospective analysis of time-to-delivery was performed in a population of women transferred to the ...
Ishii Hiro H Department of Urology, University Hospital of Southampton NHS Foundation Trust, SO16 6YD, Southampton, - - 2013
Ureteroscopic management of urolithiasis in pregnancy has been on the rise. Technological advancements such as the development of the semi-rigid or flexible ureteroscope, improvements in the design of baskets used for retrieval and the availability of laser have enabled atraumatic fragmentation of stones. We did a systematic review of literature ...
Tuo Giulia G Department of Pediatric Cardiology and Cardiac Surgery, Giannina Gaslini Institute, Genova, - - 2013
To describe the antenatal and neonatal echocardiographic morphology and flow pattern of the ductus arteriosus in patients with tetralogy of Fallot. We included patients with a prenatal diagnosis of tetralogy of Fallot between January 2006 and December 2012. Among the 52 fetuses with tetralogy of Fallot the severity of right ...
Ailes Elizabeth C EC National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), 1600 Clifton Road, MS E-86, Atlanta, GA, 30333, - - 2013
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention implemented the Pregnancy Flu Line (PFL) during the influenza A(H1N1)pdm09 (pH1N1) pandemic and continued operation through the 2010-2011 influenza season to collect reports of intensive care unit (ICU) admissions and deaths among pregnant women with influenza. The system documented the severe impact of ...
Floridia Marco M Department of Therapeutic Research and Medicines Evaluation, Istituto Superiore di Sanità, Viale Regina Elena 299, 00161 Rome, - - 2013
Atazanavir and lopinavir represent the main HIV protease inhibitors recommended in pregnancy, but comparative data in pregnant women are limited. Women from a national observational study, exposed in pregnancy to either atazanavir or lopinavir, were compared for glucose and lipid profiles, liver function tests, CD4 count, HIV RNA and main ...
Blake Erin A EA Division of Gynecologic Oncology, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Los Angeles County Medical Center, University of Southern California, USA; Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Colorado, Denver, CO, - - 2013
Sex-cord stromal tumors (SCSTs) are rare ovarian cancers and their behavior during pregnancy is not well understood. To evaluate the maternal and fetal outcomes of pregnancy complicated by ovarian SCST, a systematic literature search was conducted in PubMed/MEDLINE using entry key words "pregnancy" and each type of ovarian SCST ("sex ...
Facco Francesca L FL University of Pittsburgh, Magee Womens Hospital, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Pittsburgh, PA (U.S.A). Electronic address: - - 2013
To examine the relationship between sleep disordered breathing (SDB) and adverse pregnancy outcomes in a high-risk cohort STUDY DESIGN: This was a planned analysis of a prospective cohort designed to estimate the prevalence and trends of SDB in a high-risk pregnant women. We recruited women with a BMI ≥ 30 ...
Halaska M J MJ Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, 2nd Medical Faculty, Charles University in Prague, Czech Republic. Electronic address: - - 2013
To monitor fetal anemia during administration of chemotherapy to the fetus's mother. Between 2007 and 2012 six patients with malignancy diagnosed during pregnancy were included in our prospective study. For evaluation of fetal anemia, peak systolic velocimetry (PSV) of the middle cerebral artery is considered the best method. The patients ...
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