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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. ...
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. ...
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 ...
Ades Alex A Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Royal Women's Hospital, Melbourne, Vic., - - 2013
Cervical cerclage has been used as a treatment for cervical insufficiency for over 60 years. Transabdominal cerclage is indicated for cervical insufficiency not amenable to a transvaginal procedure, or following previous failed vaginal cerclage. A laparoscopic approach to abdominal cerclage offers the potential to reduce the morbidity associated with laparotomy. To ...
Wallenius Marianne M National Service for Pregnancy and Rheumatic Diseases, Dept. of Rheumatology, Trondheim University Hospital, Trondheim, Norway; Dept. of Neuroscience, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim, - - 2013
To examine associations between rheumatoid arthritis (RA) and pregnancy outcomes in first and subsequent births. Cohort study. Study based on data registered in the Medical Birth Registry of Norway from the period 1.12.1998 to 31.12.2009. Singleton births in women recorded with RA (n = 1496) and reference deliveries from the ...
Setti Amanda Souza AS Instituto Sapientiae-Centro de Estudos e Pesquisa em Reprodução Humana Assistida, Rua Vieira Maciel, 62, São Paulo, SP, Brazil, Zip: - - 2013
To investigate if there is a correlation between the prevalence of sperm with large nuclear vacuoles (LNV) and intracytoplasmic sperm injection (ICSI) outcomes. Two hundred male patients undergoing ICSI had their sperm morphology evaluated through motile sperm organelle morphology examination (MSOME) and the percentage of LNV sperm was recorded and ...
Bonacker J J University of Rostock, 18051, Rostock, Germany, - - 2013
Pregnancy-associated osteoporosis is a rare condition, which imposes multiple symptoms in the musculoskeletal system. Common complaints announced by patients are severe pain in the lower back, hips and the joints of the lower extremities with a reduced and less mobility status in general. Most of the patients' problems occur in ...
Ensing S S Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Academic Medical Centre, Amsterdam, - - 2013
To investigate trends in prenatal diagnosis and termination of pregnancy rates in cases of fetal cleft lip with or without cleft palate (CL±P), before and after the introduction of the 20 weeks anomaly scan in 2007 in the Netherlands. To assess the accuracy of the 20 weeks scan for the diagnosis of ...
Mosimann Beatrice B Harris Birthright Research Centre for Fetal Medicine, King's College Hospital, Denmark Hill, London, SE5 - - 2013
The aims of our study were to document outcome following prenatal diagnosis of VSD, particularly associated anomalies and the requirement for surgical closure of the defect. In the period 2002 to end 2011, all cases of prenatal diagnosis of a ventricular septal defect (VSD) made by fetal cardiologists at a ...
Ducarme G G Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Centre Hospitalier Departemental, La Roche sur Yon, - - 2013
This article aims to draw together recent thinking on pregnancy and acute pancreatitis (AP), with a particular emphasis on pregnancy complications, birth outcomes and management of AP during pregnancy contingent on the etiology. AP during pregnancy is a rare but severe disease with a high maternal-fetal mortality, which has recently ...
Takahashi Hironori H Department of Obstetrics, Perinatal Center - - 2013
Objective: To find a risk factor for "uncomplicated" preeclampsia (PE) comparing blood biochemical parameters between women with uncomplicated PE and healthy pregnant women in each trimester of pregnancy. Methods: A retrospective study was performed on 83 cases of uncomplicated PE, selected from 434 patients with PE, disregarding subjects with other ...
Mathiesen Jonathan M JM Center of Fetal Medicine and Pregnancy, Copenhagen University Hospital, Rigshospitalet, Denmark; Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences, University of Copenhagen, - - 2013
To assess the relationship between fetal femur diaphysis length (FL) below the 5th percentile at the second trimester scan and pregnancy outcome, in a population where more than 90 % of women attend first trimester screening. Retrospective study of all Danish singleton pregnancies with a 17-22 week malformation scan between 1 ...
Flower Anika - - 2013
Pre-pregnancy health and care are important for the health of the future generations. Smoking during pregnancy has been well-researched and there is clear evidence of harm. But there has been little research on the health impact of planning for pregnancy. This study aims to investigate the independent effects of pregnancy ...
Currie Lisa M LM Departments of Obstetrics and Gynaecology and Pediatrics, IWK Health Centre, Dalhousie University, 5980 University Ave., PO Box 9700, Halifax, NS, B3K 6R8, - - 2013
Some evidence, but not enough to be conclusive, suggests that physical activity in pregnancy reduces the risk of perinatal complications. Our objective was to examine if physical activity in the year before pregnancy and in the first half of pregnancy is associated with maternal and neonatal outcomes. Associations between physical ...
Moses Robert G RG Illawarra Shoalhaven Local Health District Wollongong, Wollongong, Australia (RGM, SAC, EGQ, JMC, and MM); the School of Health Sciences, University of Wollongong, Wollongong, Australia (LCT); the Department of Statistics, Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia (PP); and the Boden Institute of Obesity, Nutrition, Exercise and Eating Disorders and School of Molecular Bioscience, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia - - 2013
Eating carbohydrate foods with a high glycemic index (GI) has been postulated to result in fetoplacental overgrowth and higher infant body fat. A diet with a low glycemic index (LGI) has been shown to reduce birth percentiles and the ponderal index (PI). We investigated whether offering LGI dietary advice at ...
Aksoy Hüseyin H Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Kayseri Military Hospital, Kayseri, - - 2013
Patients with impaired 50 g oral glucose challenge test (OGCT) have not been investigated for fetal anterior abdominal wall thickness (AAWT) till now. We aimed to investigate patients with impaired 50 g OGCT, but not gestational diabetes and match them with healthy uneventful pregnant participants for AAWT, estimated fetal weight (EFW), fetal ...
Ma Kimberly K KK Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Washington, Seattle, - - 2013
Objective: Pregnancy and reproductive outcomes have been associated with altered risk of some autoimmune diseases including rheumatoid arthritis (RA). We sought to determine whether prior pregnancy resulting in a low birthweight (LBW) infant or preterm birth (PTB) is associated with risk of subsequent RA in the mother. Methods: We conducted ...
Boghossian Nansi S NS Division of Intramural Population Health Research, Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda - - 2013
Pregnancies complicated by gestational (GDM) or preexisting diabetes mellitus (DM) are at high risk for adverse newborn outcomes. Whether GDM history, recurrence, or transition to DM modifies such risks is unknown. Medical record data on 62,013 repeat singleton pregnancies were collected retrospectively from women who delivered at least twice in ...
Fazal Muhammad W - - 2013
Allopurinol is a frequently prescribed drug. In inflammatory bowel disease patients who shunt thiopurine metabolism towards more toxic and less desirable pathways, allopurinol is proving to be an effective add on therapy with good resultant disease control and less treatment side effects. As many such patients are young, the potential ...
Secher A L AL Centre for Pregnant Women with Diabetes, Rigshospitalet; Department of Endocrinology, Rigshospitalet; Faculty of Health Sciences, University of - - 2013
Among women who have had severe hypoglycaemia the year before pregnancy, 70% with Type 1 diabetes also experience this complication in pregnancy, and particularly in the first half of pregnancy. We evaluated whether the routine use of real-time continuous glucose monitoring from early pregnancy onwards could prevent severe hypoglycaemia in ...
Chuan Sandy S San Diego Fertility Center, San Diego, - - 2013
To determine whether serum hyperglycosylated human chorionic gonadotropin (hhCG) measured as early as 9 days after egg retrieval can predict ongoing pregnancies after in vitro fertilization and fresh embryo transfer (IVF-ET). Cohort SETTING: Academic assisted reproduction center. Consecutive patients undergoing IVF-ET INTERVENTION(S): Serum hhCG and hCG levels measured 9 (D9) and ...
Nayak Shweta S Magee-Women's Hospital, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania; Magee-Women's Research Institute, Pittsburgh, - - 2013
To evaluate the distribution of P levels on the day of oocyte retrieval as it relates to pregnancy outcome in an antagonist protocol, which may be at higher risk for elevated P levels. Prospective cohort study. Academic IVF center. One hundred eighty-six women undergoing controlled ovarian hyperstimulation with an antagonist ...
Colberg Sheri R SR Sheri R Colberg, Human Movement Sciences Department, Old Dominion University, Norfolk, VA 23529, United - - 2013
Gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) is the most prevalent metabolic disorder during pregnancy. Women diagnosed with GDM have a substantially greater risk of developing type 2 diabetes within 5-10 years after delivery, and the risk is increased by excess body weight. Uncontrolled hyperglycemia during pregnancy is potentially harmful to both mother ...
Muganyizi Projestine S - - 2013
Timing, spacing and limiting of pregnancy are key outcomes of family planning (FP) whose role in promoting health of mothers and babies is evidence based. Despite the evidence, recent studies in Tanzania have reported a trend towards child birth in older age, non-adherence to standard inter-pregnancy spacing, and preference of ...
Lledo Belén - - 2013
Investigate whether R72P on p53 gene polymorphism has a higher prevalence among women with a history of recurrent implantation failure (RIF) and pregnancy loss (RPL) and its influence in their IVF cycle outcome. p53 polymorphism R72P has been studied in 181 women. The control group included 83 oocyte donors. In ...
Brady Paula P Vincent Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Massachusetts General Hospital/Harvard Medical School, Boston, - - 2013
To describe a standardized protocol for the assessment of asymptomatic patients with pregnancies of unknown location (PUL) after IVF. Retrospective cohort study. University-based infertility clinic. Women undergoing fresh IVF/intracytoplasmic sperm injection (ICSI) cycles between 2005 and 2011. Endometrial sampling using Karman suction cannula in patients with PUL and abnormal β-hCG trend ...
Duthie Elizabeth A - - 2013
In 2009 the Institute of Medicine updated its guidelines for weight gain during pregnancy, in part because women of childbearing age now weigh more pre-pregnancy and tend to gain more weight during pregnancy than women did when the previous set of guidelines were released in 1990. Women who begin pregnancy ...
Barton John R JR Department of Obstetrics/Gynecology, Baptist Health Lexington, Lexington, - - 2013
Objective The aim of the study was to examine pregnancy outcomes of healthy nulliparous women aged ≥ 40 years at delivery. Study Design The study included 53,480 nulliparous women aged 20 to 29 or ≥ 40 years delivering singleton infants, enrolled in a pregnancy risk assessment program between July 1, 2006, and August 1, 2011. Women ...
Laughon S Katherine SK Epidemiology Branch, Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, National Institutes of Health, Rockville, Md., - - 2013
Background/Aims: We sought to investigate the association between preconception serum lipids and their daily rate of change in relation to length of gestation. Methods: In a cohort of 70 women, 61 (87%) became pregnant, resulting in 48 (69%) live births. Serum lipid measurements (in milligrams per deciliter) included total cholesterol, ...
Sirichotiyakul Supatra - - 2013
To evaluate efficacy of the first trimester sonomarkers (11-14 weeks) in predicting Hb Bart's disease among fetuses at risk MATERIALS AND METHODS: Prospective analysis was conducted on pregnancies at risk of fetal Hb Bart's disease at 11-14 weeks of gestation. Sonographic markers including cardiothoracic ratio (CT) ratio, middle cerebral artery peak systolic ...
Heitmann Kristine - - 2013
Cranberry is one of the most commonly used herbs during pregnancy. The herb has been used traditionally against urinary tract infections. No studies are found that specifically address the risk of malformations after use of cranberry during pregnancy. The aim of the study was to investigate the safety of cranberry ...
Trivedi Palak J - - 2013
Up to 25% of patients diagnosed with primary biliary cirrhosis (PBC) are of childbearing age. However, little is known about disease course during pregnancy. We performed a retrospective analysis of women with PBC during pregnancy using a representative large cohort of patients attending the Liver Center at Toronto Western hospital ...
Taha Elmuntasir - - 2013
In today's life trauma is a common and important complication of pregnancy and remains one of the major contributors to maternal and fetal morbidity and mortality. The authors reported a case of 4 years old child with hemiplegic spastic cerebral palsy and permanent left eye damage due to antenatal trauma. ...
Del Borgo Cosmo - - 2013
Pyomyoma is a life-threatening complication of uterine leiomyoma. It may occur in post- menopausal women, during pregnancy and in the postpartum period. Fever may be the only manifestation during the early stages of the disease. We detail the first reported case of postpartum pyomyoma-related sepsis due to Sphingomonas paucimobilis, a ...
Coleman-Cowger Victoria H - - 2013
To assess current obstetrician-gynecologist (ob-gyn) practice patterns related to the management of and barriers to smoking cessation during pregnancy and postpartum. A smoking cessation questionnaire was mailed to 1024 American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists Fellows in 2012. χ analyses were used to assess for categorical differences between groups, Pearson ...
Colleselli Valeria - - 2013
To evaluate the efficacy of a combined protocol of mifepristone and misoprostol in the management of early pregnancy failure (EPF) and the average time to expulsion of tissue and rate of side effects. Retrospective chart review of all consecutive women treated with primary medical management for EPF at our institution ...
Litta Pietro - - 2013
Abstract The objective of this longitudinal retrospective study was to evaluate the influence of submucosal myomas on pregnancy outcome in infertile patients after resectoscopic myomectomy. One-hundred and four women with at least a 1-year-long history of infertility and the presence of submucosal myomas as the only cause of infertility were ...
Ke Raymond W RW Assisted Reproduction, Fertility Associates of Memphis, 80 Humphreys Center, Suite 307, Memphis, TN 38120, USA. Electronic address: - - 2014
Common endocrinopathies are a frequent contributor to spontaneous and recurrent miscarriage. Although the diagnostic criteria for luteal phase defect (LPD) is still controversial, treatment of patients with both recurrent pregnancy loss and LPD using progestogen in early pregnancy seems beneficial. For patients who are hypothyroid, thyroid hormone replacement therapy along ...
McNamee Kelly M KM Department of Obstetrics, Liverpool Women's Hospital, Crown Street, Liverpool L8 7SS, UK. Electronic address: - - 2014
Mid-trimester pregnancy loss (MTL) occurs between 12 and 24 weeks' gestation. The true incidence of this pregnancy complication is unknown, because research into MTL in isolation is scarce, although the estimated incidence has been noted to be 2% to 3% of pregnancies. A comprehensive preconceptual screening protocol is recommended, because the ...
Tereza Ulmannova - - 2013
Abstract Objective Diabetes in pregnancy is associated with increased risks of maternal as well as foetal complications. Methods Retrospective data on 96 women and 96 their newborns were anonymously statistically analysed to assess pregnancies of T1D women managed in our hospital in past nine years. The outcomes of the neonates ...
Kumar Sailesh - - 2013
To assess the efficacy, complication rates and outcomes for complex monochorionic pregnancies undergoing selective fetal reduction using radiofrequency ablation (RFA). In this prospective observational study, one hundred consecutive cases of selective fetal reduction using RFA were analysed. All cases were managed at the Centre for Fetal Care at Queen Charlotte's ...
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