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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 ...
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 ...
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