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Vargas Roberto - - 2014
To review and update the subsequent reproductive outcomes in patients with complete, partial, and recurrent hydatidiform moles, as well as gestational trophoblastic neoplasia (GTN) at the New England Trophoblastic Disease Center. Patients with complete and partial hydatidiform mole, recurrent hydatidiform mole, and GTN were identified from the Donald P. Goldstein, ...
Williams Jennet - - 2014
To examine the effects of early pregnancy (< 12 months following chemotherapy) on a recent cohort of women treated with modern therapies for gestational trophoblastic neoplasia (GTN). The Charing Cross GTN database was screened between 1998-2012 to identify 1,204 patients treated with either single-agent (61.9%) or multiagent (38.1%) chemotherapy. A ...
Zhang Qian - - 2014
To investigate whether serum human chorionic gonadotropin (hCG) levels measured 17 days after oocyte retrieval can predict final clinical pregnancy outcomes in in vitro fertilization/intracytoplasmic sperm injection embryo transfer cycles. Serum hCG levels 17 days after oocyte retrieval and the subsequent clinical pregnancy outcomes in patients with positive serum hCG ...
Lavi Noa N Department of Hematology & Bone Marrow Transplantation, Rambam Health Care Campus, Haifa, - - 2014
Hematological malignancies during pregnancy are rare, which results in the absence of large prospective studies. The diagnosis is often delayed due to the symptom similarity to those of pregnancy and the recommendation to avoid imaging studies during gestation. Management of hematological malignancies during pregnancy poses challenges both to the patient ...
Dars Saira S Saira Dars, MS Obstetrics & Gynaecology, Department of Obstetrics & Gynaecology, Liaquat University Hospital, Hyderabad, Sindh, - - 2014
To assess the maternal morbidity and perinatal outcome in pre-term pre mature rupture of membranes between 24 to 37 weeks gestation. This observational study was carried out in Gynaecology & Obstetrics Unit - I, at University Hospital Hyderabad, from October 2010 to October 2011. It included one hundred patients admitted ...
Osunde Od O Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, University of Calabar Teaching Hospital, Calabar, - - 2014
Ludwig's angina is a rapidly spreading cellulitis that may produce upper airway obstruction often leading to death. The present paper reviews the management of Ludwig's angina in the third trimester of pregnancy. The inherent dangers to the mother and her unborn child are highlighted. The case files of pregnant patients ...
Ikeako Lc L Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Anambra State University Teaching Hospital, Amaku, Awka, Anambra, - - 2014
Unsafe abortion accounts for a greater proportion of maternal deaths, yet it is often not adequately considered in discussions around reducing maternal mortality. The aim of this study is to determine the pattern of unsafe abortion and the extent to which unsafe abortion contributes to maternal morbidity and mortality in ...
Rezaie Kahkhaie Kolsoum K Zabol Medicinal Plants Research Center, Zabol University of Medical Sciences (ZBUMS), Zabol, IR - - 2014
Oligohydramnious is threatening condition to fetal health for which some treatment are available and some are under evaluation. Oligohydramnious, is associated with increased pregnancy complication, congenital anomalies and perinatal mortality. There is an inverse relationship between the amniotic fluid index (AFI) and the adverse perinatal outcome. Oligo hydramnlious is clinical ...
Ceylan N N Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Zekai Tahir Burak Women's Health Education and Research Hospital , - - 2014
The aim of study was to evaluate placental protein-13 (PP-13) and pregnancy-associated plasma protein-A (PAPP-A) in 1st trimester maternal serum, for predicting pre-eclampsia. A prospective case-control study included 30 pre-eclampsia patients and 90 control pregnant women. Pre-eclampsia patients were divided into two subgroups: early- and late-onset (9 vs 21), and ...
Parker Margaret G - - 2014
To evaluate the association between prepregnancy body mass index (BMI) is associated with early vs. late and medically-induced vs. spontaneous preterm birth (PTB) subtypes. Using data from the Boston Birth Cohort, we examined associations of prepregnancy BMI with 189 early (<34 completed weeks) and 277 late (34-36 completed weeks) medically-induced ...
Rose Hannah L HL Department of Haematology, Austin Health, Studley Road, Heidelberg, VIC, 3084, - - 2014
There is a significantly increased risk of pregnancy complications in women with anti-phospholipid syndrome (APS). The risk is further heightened in those with previous arterial or venous thromboembolism and so-called 'triple positivity' for anti-phospholipid antibodies (i.e., when lupus anticoagulant, and anti-cardiolipin (aCL) and anti-β2 glycoprotein-I (anti-β2Gp-I) antibodies are all detected). ...
Takami Mio M Perinatal Center for Maternity and Neonate, Yokohama City University Medical Center, - - 2014
To evaluate pregnancy outcomes in women with uterine anomalies by applying a method for diagnosing and classifying congenital uterine malformations. Retrospective study. Tertiary care center. Ninety-four women with uterine anomalies who delivered after 22 gestational weeks. Excluding the 14 women with a history of surgery and 7 with one endometrial ...
Phillips Amy M AM Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, Arkansas, - - 2014
Delivery of a macrosomic fetus can be linked with significant maternal and perinatal morbidity. Detection of the macrosomic fetus prior to delivery could have a significant impact on reducing that morbidity. The purpose of this study was to determine the likelihood of detection of macrosomia at the time of labour ...
López María Jesús MJ Clinica EUGIN, Barcelona 08029, - - 2014
How long is the individualized training and the stability of competence for the embryo transfer (ET) technique? The embryo transfer technique is easy-to-learn, hardly unlearned, and training should be individualized by monitoring with learning curve-cumulative summation (LC-CUSUM) curves. Like many medical procedures, embryo transfer is an operator-dependent technique. Individualized or ...
Bertrand Gérald G Platelet Immunology Department, Institut National de la Transfusion Sanguine, Paris, - - 2014
Fetal and neonatal alloimmune thrombocytopenia (FNAIT) is a potentially devastating disease, seen in one in 800 to 1000 neonates. FNAIT is the most common cause of early-onset isolated severe neonatal thrombocytopenia in maternity wards. The complication of this disorder most to be feared is intracranial hemorrhage, leading to death or ...
de Wilde M A MA Department of Reproductive Medicine and Gynaecology, Division of Woman and Baby, University Medical Centre Utrecht, Utrecht, Heidelberglaan 100, Utrecht 3584 CX, The - - 2014
Can we develop an adequate preconception prediction model to identify those women with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) who have an increased risk of developing gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) during subsequent pregnancy? The risk of developing GDM in women with PCOS can be adequately predicted prior to conception by a prediction ...
Yi Yang Y Department of Gynaecology and Obstetrics,Peking Fengtai Maternal and Child's Hosiptal,Beijing - - 2014
Objective To evaluate the clinical role of dilation and curettage(DC)in the diagnosis of ectopic pregnancy(EP).Methods We retrospectively reviewed the clinical data of 108 patients with pregnancy of unknown location who underwent a DC with an abnormal rise in β-human chorionic gonadotropin(β-HCG) level and without visible intrauterine pregnancy(IUP)on transvaginal ultrasound and ...
Muwazi Louis - - 2014
Literature reports have indicated an increase in research evidence suggesting association between periodontal disease and the risk of pre-term birth (PTB) and low birth weight (LBW). Periodontal diseases in Uganda have been documented as a public health problem, but their association to adverse pregnancy outcomes is unknown. This study was ...
Irez T T Department of Embryology, Yeni Yuzyil University, Istanbul, - - 2014
The main purpose of this prospective study is to examine possible influences of abnormalities of sperm nuclear condensation and chromatin decondensation with sodium dodecyl sulphate (SDS)-EDTA on outcomes of intrauterine insemination (IUI) or intracytoplasmic sperm injection (ICSI) cycles. Semen samples from 122 IUI and 236 ICSI cycles were evaluated. Before ...
Hillemeier Marianne M MM Department of Health Policy and Administration, The Pennsylvania State University, 504S Ford Building, University Park, PA, 16802, USA, - - 2014
Care coordination services that link pregnant women to health-promoting resources, avoid duplication of effort, and improve communication between families and providers have been endorsed as a strategy for reducing disparities in adverse pregnancy outcomes, however empirical evidence regarding the effects of these services is contradictory and incomplete. This study investigates ...
Dietz Patricia P Division of Reproductive Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA, - - 2014
To assess the validity of self-reported maternal and infant health indicators reported by mothers an average of 4 months after delivery. Three validity measures-sensitivity, specificity and positive predictive value (PPV)-were calculated for pregnancy history, pregnancy complications, health care utilization, and infant health indicators self-reported on the Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System ...
Valent Francesca F Planning and Programming Area, Central Health Directorate, Friuli Venezia Giulia Region , Udine , Italy - - 2014
Abstract Objective: To investigate the prescriptions of systemic antibiotics in a population of pregnant women in Italy, to identify socio-demographic factors associated with increased risk of being prescribed potentially unsafe medications, to compare prescriptions before and during pregnancy and to identify the prescribing General Practitioners (GPs). Methods: A retrospective study ...
Esakoff Tania F TF Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Los Angeles, - - 2014
Abstract Introduction: Velamentous cord insertion (VCI) can be identified on prenatal ultrasound with an incidence of around 1%. We set out to examine the association between VCI and perinatal outcomes. Methods: This was a retrospective cohort study of 482,812 pregnancies using the California vital statistics birth cohort dataset linked with ...
Gariepy Aileen M AM Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences, Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06510, USA. Electronic address: - - 2014
To compare the expected probability of pregnancy after hysteroscopic versus laparoscopic sterilization based on available data using decision analysis. We developed an evidence-based Markov model to estimate the probability of pregnancy over 10 years after three different female sterilization procedures: hysteroscopic, laparoscopic silicone rubber band application and laparoscopic bipolar coagulation. ...
Baron Joel J Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Faculty of Health Sciences, Soroka University Medical Center, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Beer-Sheva, Israel. Electronic address: - - 2014
To determine whether women with a previous uterine scar dehiscence are at increased risk of adverse perinatal outcomes in the following delivery. A retrospective cohort study was conducted of all subsequent singleton cesarean deliveries performed at the Soroka University Medical Center, Beer-Sheva, Israel, between January 1, 1988, and December 31, ...
Deepa Janga J Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Whipps Cross University Hospital, Barts Health London, United Kingdom. Electronic address: - - 2014
The aim of our study is to identify factors that influence the woman's perception of satisfaction during the process of treatment for this potentially life threatening condition. To evaluate the patient characteristics and factors surrounding the diagnosis and subsequent management of women with ectopic pregnancy and the influence of these ...
Noris Patrizia P IRCCS Policlinico San Matteo, - - 2014
Pregnancy in women with inherited thrombocytopenias is a major matter of concern as both the mothers and the newborns are potentially at risk of bleeding. However, medical management of this condition cannot be based on evidence because of the lack of consistent information in the literature. To advance knowledge on ...
Karp Igor I Centre de recherche du Centre hospitalier de l'Université de Montréal, (CRCHUM), Montréal, Québec, Canada; Département de médecine sociale et préventive, Université de Montréal, Montréal, Québec, Canada. Electronic address: - - 2014
The purpose was to examine the impact of pregnancy on the rates of relapses, progression to irreversible disability, and transition to secondary progressive multiple sclerosis (SPMS) in patients with relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis (RRMS). We retrospectively followed two subcohorts of women with RRMS: pregnant (n = 254) and nonpregnant (n = 423). We obtained data ...
Kacerovsky Marian M Biomedical Research Center, University Hospital Hradec Kralove, Czech - - 2014
Abstract Objective: To determine the vaginal fluid interleukin (IL)-6 and IL-8 concentrations in pregnancies complicated by preterm prelabor rupture of membranes and their correlation to microbial invasion of the amniotic cavity (MIAC) as well as histological chorioamnionitis (HCA) Methods: Sixty-eight women with singleton pregnancies were included in this study. Vaginal ...
Broe A A Clinical Pharmacology, Institute of Public Health, University of Southern Denmark, Odense, - - 2014
The aim of this study was to describe the use of antibiotics in a national population-based cohort of pregnant Danish women between 2000 and 2010. Register-based, population-wide, cohort study. Denmark, from 2000 to 2010. All pregnancies among Danish residents during the period 2000-2010 were included for analysis. Data were obtained ...
Durnea C M CM The Irish Centre for Fetal and Neonatal Translational Research (INFANT) and Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University College Cork, Cork, Ireland, - - 2014
Little is known about the natural history of pelvic floor dysfunction (PFD). We investigated the association between prepregnancy and postnatal PFD in premenopausal primiparous women and the associated effect of mode of delivery. A prospective cohort study, nested within the parent Screening for Pregnancy Endpoints (SCOPE) study, was performed in ...
Papillon-Smith J J Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Jewish General Hospital, McGill University, Montreal, QC, - - 2014
To evaluate whether socioeconomic variables influence the management and outcomes of ectopic pregnancies. A retrospective cohort study DESIGN: Classification: Canadian Task Force Classification II-2 SETTING: Hospitals in the United States participating in the Health Care Cost and Utilization Project PATIENT: 35 535 women with a primary discharge diagnose of ectopic ...
Liu Xing-Ju XJ From the Department of Neurosurgery, Beijing Tiantan Hospital (X.-j.-L., S.W., Y.-l.Z., M.T., D.Z., R.W., Y.C., X.Y., S.K., J.-Z.Z.), and Department of Neurosurgery, Beijing Chao-Yang Hospital (P.G.), Capital Medical University, Beijing, China; and Department of Neurosurgery (M.T.), Institute of Neurological Science, Glasgow, - - 2014
To determine whether the risk of arteriovenous malformation (AVM) rupture is increased during pregnancy and puerperium. Participants included 979 female patients with intracranial AVM admitted to Beijing Tiantan Hospital between 1960 and 2010. Two neurosurgery residents reviewed medical records for each case. Of them, 393 patients with ruptured AVM between ...
Aracic Nada - - 2014
Abstract Objective: To assess the impact of low molecular weight heparin (LMWH) treatment in 50 pregnancies of women with inherited thrombophilia and adverse pregnancy outcome (APO) in previous untreated pregnancies. The impact of "Conventional" (FVL,PT,AT,PC,PS) and "Novel" (MTHFR, PAI-1,ACE) thrombophilias on APO was investigated. Methods: The primary outcomes (PO) were: ...
Ashwal Eran E Helen Schneider Hospital for Women, Rabin Medical Center, Petach - - 2014
Abstract Objective: As conflicting data exist concerning the safety of induction of labor (IoL) in women with previous single lower segment cesarean section (CS), we aimed to assess pregnancy outcome following IoL in such patient population. Methods: All singleton pregnancies with previous single CS which underwent IoL during 2008-2012 were ...
Wonkam Ambroise A 1 Division of Human Genetics, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Cape Town , Cape Town, South Africa - - 2014
Abstract Sickle cell disease (SCD) is a debilitating illness that affects the life expectancy of patients. It is possible to test for SCD before birth, to allow for reproductive options to parents. However, under Cameroonian Law, voluntary abortion is a criminal offense and medical abortion is permitted only "…if it ...
Ohlow Marc-Alexander MA Department of Cardiology, Zentralklinik Bad Berka, Bad Berka, - - 2014
Congenital left ventricular aneurysm (LVA) and diverticulum (LVD) are rare cardiac anomalies. We aimed to analyse the characteristics and long-term outcome of antenatal diagnosed LVA/LVD patients. We performed a systematic review of the literature to identify and analyse patients diagnosed antenatally with LVA/LVD. 26 fetuses with antenatal diagnosis of LVA ...
Ghidini Alessandro A Perinatal Diagnostic Center, Inova Alexandria Hospital, Alexandria, VA, - - 2014
Different proportions of cases of preterm and severe preeclampsia, placental abruption, fetal growth restriction (FGR), and fetal death share a common causal pathway of abnormal placental implantation. Documentation of an association between risk of such adverse pregnancy outcomes (APO) and inherited thrombophilias prompted initial studies to evaluate the benefit of ...
Tanaka Tomohito T Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, National Hospital Organization Osaka Minami Medical Center, Kawachinagano, Japan; Osaka Medical College, Takatsuki, - - 2014
To examine the associations between the pre-pregnancy body mass index (BMI) and gestational weight gain (GWG) with pregnancy outcomes in Japanese women. The medical records of 1883 Japanese women who delivered singleton infants from January 2010 to January 2013 at Osaka-Minami Medical Center were retrospectively reviewed. We use the BMI ...
Balık Gülşah G Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan University School of Medicine, İslampaşa Mah. Şehitler Caddesi No: 74, 53100, Rize, Turkey, - - 2014
Hand and wrist complaints can decrease the quality of life of pregnant women, which can occur or aggravate during pregnancy and advance to chronic state if left untreated. The purpose of this study was to describe hand and wrist complaints in relation to pregnancy and assess their significance in pregnancy. ...
Yiu Z Z N ZZ The Dermatology Centre, Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust, University of Manchester, Manchester Academic Health Science Centre, M6 8HD, Manchester, - - 2014
The effects of biologic therapies for psoriasis on pregnancy outcomes, lactation and male fertility and mutagenicity are common concerns in the clinical setting. There is relatively little evidence to guide clinician and patient. Here, we review the safety profile of the commonly used biologic therapies for psoriasis in individuals of ...
Seckin Kerem D KD Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics, Bingol Solhan Government Hospital, Bingol, Turkey. Electronic address: - - 2014
To investigate the effects of long-lasting maternal fasting on fetal biometry, amniotic fluid volume, fetal Doppler parameters, and neonatal outcomes. The present study, conducted at Solhan State Hospital, Bingol, Turkey, between July and August 2013 recruited 82 healthy and otherwise normal pregnant women with a gestational age of 29weeks or ...
Tabb Karen Margaret KM a School of Social Work , University of Illinois , Urbana , IL , - - 2014
Objectives Tobacco use during pregnancy is a global health concern. To date the majority of research originates in developed countries, thus we have a need to better understand factors related to maternal health in developing countries. We examine the prevalence and correlates of smoking by ethnicity in a sample of ...
Abood Ali A A Abood, Faculty of Medicine, Aarhus University, Aarhus, 8000, - - 2014
To study pregnancy and pregnancy outcomes in women with primary hyperparathyroidism and controls. Register based retrospective cohort study of women aged 16-44 years with a diagnosis of primary hyperparathyroidism, and age- and gender matched non-exposed controls in Denmark. The patients and controls were identified using the Danish National Hospital Discharge ...
Okusanya Bo B Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, College of Medicine, University of Lagos, Idi-Araba, Lagos, - - 2014
Abstract Objective: History-indicated cervical cerclage insertion is required when factors in a woman's history could predispose to spontaneous miscarriage or preterm birth. This retrospective study determined the pregnancy outcome after insertion of history-indicated cervical cerclage for at least one previous mid-trimester spontaneous abortion over a ten year period in a ...
Barzilay Eran E Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Chaim Sheba Medical Center, 52621, Tel-Hashomer, Israel. Affiliated to the Sackler School of Medicine, Tel-Aviv University, Tel-Aviv, - - 2014
Abstract Objective The aim of this study was to describe our experience with Amniotic band syndrome (ABS), define specific sonographic characteristics and common features. Methods Patients diagnosed with ABS underwent detailed ultrasound evaluation at the time of diagnosis and during follow-up. Their ultrasound examinations and medical records concerning the current ...
Tran Dt D Centre for Health Research, University of Western Sydney, Penrith, NSW, - - 2014
To investigate changes in tobacco smoking in two consecutive pregnancies and factors associated with the change. Population-based cohort study. New South Wales, Australia, 2000-10. A total of 183 385 women having first and second singleton pregnancies. Descriptive and multivariable logistic regression analyses of perinatal data linked to hospital admission data. Proportion ...
Doruk M M Zekai Tahir Burak Women's Health Education and Research Hospital , Ankara , - - 2014
We investigated adiponectin levels in women with gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) and normal glucose tolerance (NGT) at 24-28 gestational weeks. Fasting serum adiponectin, glucose and glycated haemoglobin (HbA1c) were determined in 88 pregnant women, 44 with GDM and 44 with NGT. Pre-pregnancy and current body mass indices (BMI), weight gain ...
Fauque Patricia P Laboratoire de Biologie de la Reproduction, Hôpital de Dijon, Université de Bourgogne, Dijon, France. Electronic address: - - 2014
To determine the impact of the time interval from the end of sperm preparation (TSP) to intrauterine insemination (IUI) on the outcome. Prospective multicentre cohort study. Seven French centers (assisted reproduction group in northeastern France, four academic centers, and three clinics). Eight hundred sixty-two IUI cycles (709 patients) managed by ...
Liu Yi Y Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics, The Second Affiliated Hospital of Wenzhou Medical University, Wenzhou, - - 2014
Objective: The aim of this study was to investigate the influence on fertility and pregnancy outcome in cervical intraepithelial neoplasia (CIN) patients after a loop electrosurgical excision procedure (LEEP) or cold-knife conization (CKC). Methods: 269 patients with CIN-II-III who wanted to conceive were prospectively enrolled in this randomized clinical trial ...
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