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Carter Charelle M CM Medstar Washington Hospital Center, Washington, - - 2014
Ectopic pregnancies comprise approximately 1-2% of all pregnancies. Single-dose methotrexate is an acceptable treatment for nonruptured ectopic pregnancies. Less than one in five inner-city underserved patients comply with follow-up protocols after methotrexate. Alternative protocols with less follow-up visits are available but are not currently the standard of care secondary to ...
Mehra Suwan S St Louis University, St Louis, - - 2014
The objective of this study was to determine the rate of spontaneous version following preterm premature rupture of membranes (PPROM). This prospective observational study included 73 singleton gestations 23 5/7 to 33 5/7 weeks of gestation presenting with PPROM. All patients had ultrasound examination on admission for estimation of gestational ...
Koai Esther E Albert Einstein School of Medicine/Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx, - - 2014
The objective of this study was to evaluate the effect of placental location on maternal and gestational outcomes associated with placenta accreta. We conducted a retrospective analysis of all cases of pathologically proven placenta accreta with delivery after 20 weeks of gestation at our institution over the past 10 years. ...
Markham Margaret R MR Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, - - 2014
The objective of this study was to identify the incidence of gonorrhea and chlamydia in women presenting for intrauterine device (IUD) insertion in an academic community clinic and to evaluate the current "two-visit" practice for IUD insertion. A retrospective chart review was conducted from 2009 to 2010 at People's Community ...
Oud Lavi L Texas Tech University HSC, Odessa, - - 2014
There are no population-based data trending the association of pregnancy-associated severe sepsis with maternal hospital death. We studied the Texas Inpatient Public Use Data File, using International Classification of Diseases, 9th Revision, Clinical Modification codes to identify pregnancy-associated hospitalizations, pregnancy-associated severe sepsis, and common reported causes of maternal deaths, including ...
Madjunkova Svetlana S The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario, - - 2014
Nausea and vomiting of pregnancy is the most common condition during gestation. Over the last 30 years, there has not been a U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)-approved antiemetic for nausea and vomiting of pregnancy. The objective of this study was to provide information on the pattern of antiemetic use ...
Morosky Christopher M CM University of Connecticut School of Medicine, Farmington, - - 2014
Timing of repeat cesarean delivery after a prior classical or similarly unstable uterine incision is not well established. Most clinicians plan repeat cesarean delivery between 36 and 38 weeks of gestation. However, the current guidelines are based on computer-generated models. We performed a retrospective cohort study of all patients who ...
Suhag Anju A Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, - - 2014
To evaluate pregnancy outcomes of women with a history of ultrasound-indicated cerclage for a short cervix who in subsequent pregnancy either were followed by transvaginal ultrasound cervical length screening or received a history-indicated cerclage. Retrospective cohort study was performed from 1993 to 2012 involving women with an index singleton pregnancy ...
Kapfhamer Kristy A KA Froedtert & The Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, - - 2014
It is widely accepted that 75% of fetal heart rate tracings show sinusoidal patterns after butorphanol administration. We investigated whether this is true when sinusoidal patterns are defined using the 2008 National Institutes of Health guidelines. Case-control study of women who delivered at Froedtert Hospital between June 2010 and December ...
Stern Judy E JE Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth, Lebanon, New Hampshire. Electronic address: - - 2014
To compare length of gestation after assisted reproductive technology (ART) as calculated by three methods from the Society for Assisted Reproductive Technology Clinic Outcome Reporting System (SART CORS) and vital records (birth and fetal death) in the Massachusetts Pregnancy to Early Life Longitudinal Data System (PELL). Historical cohort study. Database ...
D ľalton Mary E ME Departments of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Columbia University Medical Center, New York, New York, California Pacific Medical Center, San Francisco, California, and University of North Carolina School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, North Carolina; and the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, Washington, - - 2014
Recognition of the need to reduce maternal mortality and morbidity in the United States has led to the creation of the National Partnership for Maternal Safety. This collaborative, broad-based initiative will begin with three priority bundles for the most common preventable causes of maternal death and severe morbidity: obstetric hemorrhage, ...
Ankumah Nana-Ama NA Maternal-Fetal Medicine Division, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology and the Center for Women's Reproductive Health, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, - - 2014
To evaluate whether blood pressure (BP) less than 140/90 mm Hg is associated with lower risk of adverse pregnancy outcomes in women with mild chronic hypertension. This was a secondary analysis of women with chronic hypertension diagnosed before 20 weeks of gestation (either BP 140/90 mm Hg or greater on ...
Duron Vincent D VD Fetal Treatment Program of New England, Providence, RI 02903, USA; Division of Pediatric Surgery, Hasbro Children's/Rhode Island Hospital, Providence, RI 02903, - - 2014
To review our experience with general anesthesia in endoscopic fetal surgery for twin-to-twin transfusion syndrome (TTTS), and to compare fetomaternal outcome before and after protocol implementation. Retrospective impact study. University-affiliated medical center. Data from 85 consecutive patients who underwent endoscopic laser ablation of placenta vessels for severe TTTS were studied. ...
Marques Pedro P Department of Endocrinology, Instituto Português de Oncologia de - - 2014
Objective: The use of metformin in pregnant women is still controversial, despite the increasing reports on metformin safety and effectiveness. We aimed to evaluate maternal and neonatal safety of metformin in gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM).Methods: We retrospectively reviewed clinical records of 186 pregnancies complicated with GDM surveilled at Hospital de ...
Shimizu Riha R 1 Department of Surgery, Saiseikai Utsunomiya Hospital, Tochigi, - - 2014
Abstract The ileosigmoid knot (ISK) is a rare cause of intestinal obstruction. ISK is a condition in which the ileum wraps around the base of the sigmoid colon and forms a knot, leading to high mortality with rapid progression to bowel gangrene. We herein report a rare case of ISK ...
Lee Si Won SW Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Cheil General Hospital and Women's Healthcare Center, Kwandong University College of Medicine, Seoul, - - 2014
This study reviewed clinical characteristics of fetal intra-abdominal umbilical vein (FIUV) varices that were detected during antenatal ultrasound examinations. Between January 2006 and January 2012, 121 cases of FIUV varices were detected and 7 cases were lost to follow-up. We retrospectively reviewed the medical records of 114 patients and neonates. ...
Seckin Berna - - 2014
To determine the impact of recombinant luteinizing hormone (rLH) combined with vaginal progesterone (P)for luteal supplementation on in vitro fertilization (IVF) pregnancy outcomes in high-responder patients undergoing long gonadotropin-releasing hormone (GnRH) agonist cycles. A total of 47 patients undergoing IVF cycles with the serum estradiol levels of > or = ...
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 ...
Herrera Tania T TT Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Maternal Fetal Medicine Center, Hospital Punta Pacifica, Affiliate of John Hopkins Medicine International, - - 2014
There is no published data on the association between serum biochemical and ultrasonographic markers and adverse pregnancy outcomes. Therefore, the aim of this study was to determine the factors associated with perinatal outcomes in singleton pregnancies using ultrasound and maternal serum markers during the first trimester in Panamanians. This was ...
Al-Mujaini Abdullah A Department of Ophthalmology, College of Medicine and Health Sciences, Sultan Qaboos University Hospital, Muscat, Sultanate of - - 2014
To highlight the similarity in onset, clinical course, and resolution of central serous chorioretinopathy in two eyes, in two consecutive pregnancies in the same patient. A case report. Snellen visual acuity, slit-lamp examination, and optical coherence tomography (OCT). A 31-year-old female had central serous chorioretinopathy with sub-retinal exudates in left ...
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 ...
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