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Korabecna Marie M Institute of Biology and Medical Genetics, First Faculty of Medicine , Prague , Czech Republic - - 2014
Abstract Apoptosis of tissues of fetal origin is thought to be one of the main sources of cell-free fetal DNA (cffDNA) in maternal circulation, impaired apoptosis is also involved in the mechanisms contributing to recurrent spontaneous miscarriages (RSM) associated with antiphospholipid syndrome (APS). The APS increases the risk for preeclampsia ...
Roy K K KK Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) , New Delhi , - - 2014
A retrospective analysis of 11 pregnancies complicated by isolated fetal congenital complete heart block (CCHB) in anti-SSA/Ro antibody positive women was carried out at a tertiary hospital in India to study the perinatal outcome. The mean gestational age at the time of detection of fetal CCHB was 24.5 ± 3.1weeks. ...
Brouwer Jenny J Department of Rheumatology, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center Rotterdam, Rotterdam, The Netherlands Division of Reproductive Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center Rotterdam, Rotterdam, The - - 2014
Many female rheumatoid arthritis (RA) patients attempting to conceive have a time to pregnancy (TTP) of >12 months. During this period RA often cannot be treated optimally. We sought to identify clinical factors associated with prolonged TTP in female RA patients. In a nationwide prospective cohort study on pregnancy in RA ...
Talebi Chahvar Solmas S Centre for Reproductive Medicine, Barts Health NHS Trust, West Smithfield, London EC1A 7BE, England, United Kingdom; Department Clinical Sciences, Università Politecnica delle Marche, Via F.Corridoni 11, 60123 Ancona, Italy. Electronic address: - - 2014
This study compared the effect on blastocyst development and clinical outcome of coasting in women at increased risk of moderate-severe ovarian hyperstimulation syndrome (OHSS; n = 389) with a control group matched for age and basal FSH that did not undergo coasting (n = 386) in IVF/intracytoplasmic sperm injection (ICSI) cycles. The main outcome ...
Haas Jigal J Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Chaim Sheba Medical Center, Tel-Hashomer, Ramat Gan, Israel. Electronic address: - - 2014
Ovarian hyperstimulation syndrome (OHSS) is a serious and potentially life-threatening complication of fertility treatment. This study evaluated pregnancy outcomes of women hospitalized for severe OHSS. A case-control study was performed of 125 women who were hospitalized due to severe OHSS compared with a control group, consisting of 156 women matched ...
Dempsey Mark M Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland and the Rotunda Hospital - - 2014
Abstract Objective: We sought to determine subsequent pregnancy outcomes in a cohort of women with a history of unexplained RM who were not receiving medical treatment. Study Design: This was a prospective cohort study, of women with a history of three unexplained consecutive first trimester losses, who were recruited and ...
Neuman Gal G 1Division of Clinical Pharmacology & Toxicology, Department of Pediatrics, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario, Canada and The University of Toronto 2Motherisk Program, Research Institute, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario, - - 2014
We describe the case of a 41 year-old woman, planning a pregnancy, who had a spontaneous abortion and subsequently was found to have high blood mercury levels. The source of high mercury was in her diet that contained fish as her main source of protein. Serial measurements of mercury in ...
Fernandez H H AP-HP, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Hôpital Bicêtre, 78 rue du Général Leclerc, Le Kremlin Bicêtre, 94270, France; CESP-INSERM U1018, 82 rue du Général Leclerc, Le Kremlin Bicêtre, 94276, France; Université Paris Sud, 63 rue Gabriel Péri, Le Kremlin Bicêtre, 94270, France. Electronic address: - - 2014
To compare the rates of pregnancy among women who underwent Essure(®) hysteroscopic sterilization versus tubal ligation in France between 2006 and 2010. Retrospective cohort study. Hospital care in France (nationwide). Anonymised database of all hospital discharge summaries in France. Recruitment was based on procedure codes in the national database of ...
Lepais L L Centre de Pathologique Nord, Hôpital de la Croix-Rousse, 103 Grande Rue de la Croix-Rousse, 69317 Lyon Cedex 04, - - 2014
to test the hypothesis that placental fetal thrombotic vasculopathy (FTV) is associated with obstetric complications and predisposes the child to unfavorable outcomes. 54 placentas with FTV lesions and 100 placentas without FTV lesions were collected over a 5-year period at the Croix-Rousse Pathology Department. Clinical findings including maternal, fetal, neonatal ...
Sharp Andrew N AN Department of Women and Children's Health Research, University Department, Liverpool Women's Hospital, Crown Street, Liverpool, L8 7SS, - - 2014
There has been an increasing drive over the last 2 decades to push the detection of women at risk of adverse pregnancy outcomes into the first trimester. This has led to a plethora of techniques, risk assessments and biomarkers, both fascinating and bewildering in its breadth. Despite the vast amount ...
Shuai H-L HL Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, the First Affiliated Hospital of Jinan University, Guangzhou, - - 2014
The method of choice for assisted reproductive technology treatment in vitro fertilisation (IVF) or intracytoplasmic sperm injection (ICSI) is usually based on the evaluation of male infertility factors. Decisions for couples with moderate oligoasthenozoospermia (OA) are often empirical because uniform treatment criteria are lacking. This study aimed to evaluate the ...
Poskus T T Centre of Abdominal Surgery, Vilnius University, Vilnius, - - 2014
To identify the incidence and risk factors of haemorrhoids and fissures during pregnancy and after childbirth. Prospective observational cohort study. University hospital and outpatient clinics in Lithuania. A total of 280 pregnant women followed up until 1 month after delivery. Women were examined four times through pregnancy and after delivery; those ...
Tsafrir Ziv - - 2014
Abstract Objective: To evaluate whether medical personnel differ from the general population in obstetrical and perinatal outcomes. Materials and methods: The participants comprised 46 physicians and 116 nurses employed at one medical center who gave birth in its maternity hospital. General medical and obstetrical data on their latest ("index") pregnancy ...
Worley Michael J MJ Jr *Division of Gynecologic Oncology, Brigham and Women's Hospital; †New England Trophoblastic Disease Center, Donald P. Goldstein, MD, Trophoblastic Tumor Registry; ‡Dana Farber Cancer Institute/Harvard Cancer Center; §Harvard Medical School; and ∥Brigham and Women's Hospital/Massachusetts General Hospital Integrated Residency Program in Obstetrics and Gynecology, Boston, - - 2014
The aim of this study is to identify factors associated with gestational trophoblastic neoplasia (GTN) after partial molar pregnancy. We retrospectively evaluated clinical data from 111 patients with a partial molar pregnancy between 1995 and 2010. A total of 111 patients with a partial molar pregnancy were available for analysis. ...
Mudd Lanay M LM Department of Kinesiology, Michigan State University, East Lansing, - - 2014
We sought to evaluate the effects of maternal leisure-time physical activity (LTPA) during pregnancy and current child LTPA on child weight status. Women with term pregnancies in the Pregnancy Outcomes and Community Health Study (1998-2004) were followed-up. A race-stratified subset of participants (cohort A) received extensive follow-up efforts leading to ...
Iago Pinal-Fernandez PF Systemic Autoimmune Diseases Unit, Department of Internal Medicine, Vall d׳Hebron University Hospital, Barcelona, Spain. Electronic address: - - 2014
Idiopathic inflammatory myopathies (IIM) are systemic diseases, characterized by the presence of an inflammatory muscle infiltrate. Although more frequent in women, its relationship with pregnancy has not been extensively studied. Our goal was to analyze the interaction between pregnancy and myositis in a cohort of IIM women from a single ...
Oron Galia G Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, McGill University, Montreal, QC, - - 2014
Does the quality of a single transferred embryo have an effect on the pregnancy outcome? After adjusting for confounding maternal variables, poor embryo quality was not associated with adverse obstetric or perinatal outcome in this small pilot study. Embryo quality is a major predictor of the success of in vitro ...
Gerner Gwendolyn G a Department of Neurology and Developmental Medicine , Kennedy Krieger Institute , Baltimore , MD , - - 2014
Pregnancy complications elevate risk of associated adverse medical, socioenvironmental, and behavioral outcomes in children. These are likely to have a substantial impact on neuropsychological functioning and mental health across the child's lifespan. Thus, an understanding of the complex relationships between pregnancy complications and neuropsychological outcomes is critical for both practitioners ...
Wan Hei Lok Tiffany HL Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, The University of Hong Kong, Queen Mary Hospital, Hong - - 2014
Abstract Objective: This retrospective cohort study evaluated the obstetric outcomes in women with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) and isolated polycystic ovaries (PCO) undergoing in-vitro fertilisation (IVF) treatment. Methods: We studied 104 women with PCOS, 184 with PCO and 576 age-matched controls undergoing the first IVF treatment cycle between 2002 and ...
Sharvit Merav M Department of OBGYN, Meir Medical Center, Sackler School of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, - - 2014
Postpartum readmission after initial hospitalization for delivery can be diminished if better understood. The aim of this study was to determine the risk factors and indications for maternal re-hospitalization after delivery, in order to identify preventable factors. This was a case control study based on retrospective cohort of patients who ...
Domján Zsolt Z Department of Urology, Péterfy Sándor Hospital, Péterfy Sándor Str. 8-20, Budapest, 1074, Hungary, - - 2014
To demonstrate the beneficial results of hand-assisted laparoscopic tumor nephrectomy in pregnancy and to emphasize the proper timing of such surgery for its crucial importance attempting to avoid fatal cancer-related outcomes as a result of late interventions of aggressive tumors. A report of a 32-year-old woman with a 61 × 41 mm chromophobe ...
Reilly Christopher R CR University of Central Florida College of Medicine, Orlando, FL, USA, - - 2014
Literature is scarce regarding the use of clopidogrel during pregnancy and the potential hazard to maternal and fetal health. We report a 33-year-old female, who presented to our clinic at 40 weeks gestation with a history of multiple prior ischemic strokes and transient ischemic attacks. The patient was placed on clopidogrel ...
Garmi Gali G Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Emek Medical Center, 18101, Afula, - - 2014
To investigate pregnancy outcome after minor trauma and to identify risk factors at admission that may predict adverse pregnancy outcome. A retrospective study held between January-2005 and December-2011. Pregnant women at 23 weeks or more, who were admitted due to minor trauma, were included. A standard protocol was applied: physical examination, ...
Liu Li-Li LL Zhongshan Hospital, Medical College of Xiamen University, Xiamen, 361004, - - 2014
Background. The prozone phenomenon is known to be associated with high antibody titers; other associations, such as host-factors, have not been elucidated. Methods. A retrospective analysis was conducted to evaluate the incidence of the prozone phenomenon of the syphilis rapid plasma reagin (RPR) test among 46,856 clinical samples, between June 2010 and ...
Salazar-Vega Jorge L JL aCentro de Investigaciones Endocrinológicas Dr César Bergadá, Hospital de Niños R. Gutiérrez bDivisión de Endocrinología del Hospital de Clínicas José de San Martín. Universidad de Buenos Aires, Buenos Aires, - - 2014
The objective of this study is to present the clinical findings and outcome of a large cohort of pregnant women with pheochromocytoma (PHEO) with the aim to contribute to the better recognition, detection and management of pregnancy-related PHEO in the population of pregnant patients with hypertension. This is a longitudinal ...
Flood Karen K Obstetrics & Gynecology, Rotunda Hospital, Dublin, Ireland. Electronic address: - - 2014
The aim of the Prospective Observational Trial to Optimize Pediatric Health in IUGR (PORTO) Study was to evaluate the optimal management of fetuses with estimated fetal weight (EFW) <10(th) centile. The objective of this secondary analysis was to describe the role of the cerebroplacental ratio (CPR) in the prediction of ...
Sullivan-Pyke Chantae S CS Division of Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Columbia University Medical Center , New York , - - 2014
Abstract Presented is the case report of a patient noted to have gross distortion of the internal cervical canal during her attempt at embryo transfer following an in vitro fertilization with intracytoplasmic sperm injection (IVF-ICSI) procedure. Multiple attempts at cervical dilation were unsuccessful and the patient was ultimately treated by ...
Shi Yuhua - - 2014
Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) patients are at increased risk of pregnancy complications, which may impair pregnancy outcome. Transfer of fresh embryos after superovulation may lead to abnormal implantation and placentation and further increase risk for pregnancy loss and complications. Some preliminary data suggest that elective embryo cryopreservation followed by frozen-thawed ...
Ostensen Monika M National Center for Pregnancy and Rheumatic disease, Department of Rheumatology, University Hospital of Trondheim, Trondheim, - - 2014
The purpose of this study is to encourage discussion of reproduction issues in all patients of fertile age in order to prevent unplanned and ill-timed pregnancies in patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA). Counselling patients who desire children requires consideration of relevant reproductive health issues, including fertility, interaction of pregnancy and ...
Zhang Jie J aDepartment of Epidemiology bDivision of Clinical Immunology and Rheumatology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama, - - 2014
The purpose of this review is to critically evaluate the strengths and limitations of different data sources for pregnancy-related research in patients with rheumatic diseases. We describe challenges in studying adverse pregnancy outcomes in the setting of observational research, with a particular focus on the studies of maternal drug exposures. ...
Okeke T C TC Departments of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of Nigeria Teaching Hospital, Enugu, - - 2014
Background: Falls during pregnancy are major public health issues and a common cause of maternal injury during pregnancy. There is paucity of data on prevalence and risk factors of falls during pregnancy in African population including Nigeria. Objective: To determine the prevalence and risk factors associated with falls during pregnancy ...
Wu H - - 2014
Thrombotic microangiopathy (TMA) is a rare, but potentially lethal condition requiring rapid recognition, diagnosis and initiation of therapy. Here, we present two cases of women with hemolytic anemia, thrombocytopenia and acute kidney injury shortly after surgical termination of pregnancy. Histological examination of their kidneys revealed endothelial cell swelling and luminal ...
Nishida Ryutaro R Center for Perinatal Medicine, Hokkaido University Hospital, Sapporo, - - 2014
There has been only one case to date of pregnancy outcome after fundal transverse cesarean section (FTC). We report a pregnancy established after FTC. The FTC was performed at gestational week (GW) 24 in this patient's first pregnancy, but the uterus was preserved. Magnetic resonance imaging studies performed four times ...
Hossain Semonti K SK Tufts University School of Medicine, Cambridge, - - 2014
According to the World Bank, Haiti has a maternal mortality ratio of 350 per 100,000 births and an infant mortality rate of 53 per 1,000 births. The objective of this study was to evaluate acceptance of maternity waiting homes as a strategy to decrease maternal mortality in Milot, Haiti. A ...
Ngai Ivan I Montefiore Medical Center-Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, - - 2014
The objective of this study was to compare the outcome of pregnancy in women diagnosed with gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) before 24 weeks of gestation with those diagnosed after 24 weeks of gestation. The records of women with a GDM were reviewed over a 5-year period. All women are routinely ...
Kim J Jo JJ NorthShore University HealthSystem & University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine, Evanston, - - 2014
Suicide is a leading cause of maternal mortality in the developed world, accounting for 10% of maternal deaths. We examined the relationship between suicidal ideation during pregnancy and after delivery in a large cohort of consecutively screened women to identify maternal demographic characteristics and obstetric outcomes that correlate with this ...
Landy Helain H Georgetown University Hospital, Washington, - - 2014
Systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) is an autoimmune disorder typically affecting women of childbearing age, making it important to understand how underlying disease and treatments affect pregnancy outcomes. Belimumab, a biologic, received regulatory approval in 2011. Given that the agent has been used for a short time, there is little information ...
Ramzan Amin A AA Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, - - 2014
The optimal gestational age for delivery of fetuses diagnosed with gastroschisis is unknown. We compared outcomes in fetuses electively delivered at 37 weeks of gestation with those who were delivered 38 weeks of gestation or greater. A retrospective chart review was conducted of all patients who had fetuses diagnosed with ...
Warsheski Stephanie S Queens Hospital Center, Queens, - - 2014
High maternal prepregnancy body mass index (BMI) has been linked to adverse maternal and neonatal outcomes. Many patients enter prenatal care late and their prepregnancy health status and pregnancy-related weight gain is not available. We examined effects of maternal third-trimester BMI on maternal and neonatal outcomes. Retrospective cohort study of ...
Zaki Mary N MN University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, - - 2014
We aimed to evaluate the perinatal outcomes associated with induction of labor using an intracervical ripening bulb in trial of labor after cesarean delivery (TOLAC). Retrospective cohort study of women undergoing a TOLAC between 2002 and 2012. Women requiring induction of labor for a TOLAC who had either an intracervical ...
Anyikam Adanna L AL University of California-San Diego, San Diego, - - 2014
The objective of this study was to determine pregnancy-related outcomes associated with circumvallate placenta identified on ultrasonography among women referred to a large tertiary fetal diagnostic center. A nested case-control analysis was conducted among referrals to the University of California-San Diego Fetal Care and Genetics Center between January 2003 and ...
Aksel Sarp S Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, - - 2014
Dilation and evacuation for intrauterine fetal demise has been associated with higher rates of morbidity and mortality compared with dilation and evacuation for abortion. To date, this risk has not been well studied, and no clear recommendations exist for perioperative management. This study examines the complication rates after dilation and ...
Zutshi Priyanka P St Luke's University Hospital, Bethlehem, - - 2014
Nearly half of the pregnancies in the United States are unintended. Several studies have found predictors of unintended pregnancies including contraception use; however, none has addressed modifiable risk factors in a specific population. This study assessed the risk factors for subsequent pregnancy rates within 18 months of a delivery from ...
Umezurike Chisara C CC Nigerian Christian Hospital, Aba, Abia, - - 2014
Myomectomy during cesarean delivery is usually avoided because of the risk of intractable hemorrhage. This study was undertaken to compare the efficacy and safety of cesarean myomectomy with a control group with uterine fibroids who had cesarean delivery without myomectomy. A prospective clinical trial of cesarean myomectomy compared with cesarean ...
Ali Nyima S NS Pennsylvania Hospital, Philadelphia, - - 2014
The prevalence of obesity among women of reproductive age is increasing. Excess gestational weight gain is associated with increased short- and long-term maternal and neonatal morbidity and mortality. We sought to examine associations between pre-pregnancy body mass index (BMI) and self-suggested gestational weight gain and to identify barriers to achieving ...
Papp Melissa Murphy MM Oakwood Hospital and Medical Center, Dearborn, - - 2014
Globesity is recognized by the World Health Organization as a pandemic issue. Obesity is considered the second leading cause of preventable death in the United States. Michigan is considered the fifth fattest state in the country. Ongoing observational study involving pregnant women with body mass index equal or above 50 ...
Parikh Reshma R UMass Memorial Medical Center, Worcester, - - 2014
The number of reproductive-aged women undergoing bariatric surgery is increasing. Most patients have rapid weight loss in the first year or 2 after bariatric surgery, which increases their chance of pregnancy. Weight loss decreases hypertension and diabetes but increases nutritional deficiencies, anemia, and postoperative complications. This study aims to understand ...
Fong Alex A University of California, Irvine, Orange, - - 2014
The objective of this study was to describe the characteristics of patients who delivered in California in 2009 and had pregnancies resulting from assisted reproductive technology (ART) compared with non-ART pregnancies. A descriptive study was performed on 551 patients who underwent ART and subsequently delivered in California. Deliveries involving ART ...
Barbadora-Froelich Stephanie S Crozer-Chester Medical Center, Upland, - - 2014
Pregnant patients seen at our resident clinic who describe their last menstrual period as being "certain" do not routinely undergo a dating ultrasound scan. We ask the question: Do pregnant patients with a "certain" last menstrual period require an ultrasound scan for dating? We conducted a retrospective observational study. We ...
Sheibani Lili L University of California, Irvine, Orange, - - 2014
Fetal death from intrahepatic cholestasis of pregnancy can be a sudden event and is not reliably predicted by findings on fetal heart rate tracing. Our objective is to assess whether there are differences in antenatal testing and delivery outcomes between patients with severe compared with mild intrahepatic cholestasis of pregnancy. ...
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