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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 ...
Cheng Na - - 2013
Abstract Objective: To describe 32 cases of acute fatty liver of pregnancy (AFLP) and identify the potential clinical predictors of maternal and fetal outcomes in South China. Methods: Thirty-two cases of AFLP previously treated in the First Affiliated Hospital of Nanchang University in the past ten years were enrolled in ...
Block-Abraham Dana M - - 2013
Objective: To evaluate the impact of prior preeclampsia on first trimester assessment in subsequent pregnancy. Methods: A total of 1283 parous patients were prospectively enrolled at 9-14 weeks of gestation. Maternal biophysical characteristics, ultrasound parameters and placental analytes were compared between women with and without prior preeclampsia. Results: There is ...
Ruiz-Quiñonez Gabriela - - 2013
Objectives: To compare maturity of placentas from women with hypertensive disorders with those from normotensive pregnancies and to determine the relationship between placental maturity (PM) and the diagnosis of small-for-gestational-age (SGA) in the newborns. Materials and methods: We examined placental stained specimens from women with normotensive pregnancies (n = 100), diagnosis of ...
Bhide Amarnath - - 2013
Objective: To explore if blood pressure (BP) readings over 24 h is a useful addition to uterine artery Doppler to screen for hypertensive disorders. Methods: In a prospective observational study, we invited nulliparous women with abnormal and normal uterine artery Doppler but normal BP at the time of their routine anomaly ...
Iacovella Carlotta C Fetal Medicine Unit, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology,Biomedical Sciences Division, St George's University of London, London, - - 2013
To evaluate the association between the fetal hemodynamic changes seen in vascular tumors of fetal or placental origin and risk of adverse pregnancy outcome. All cases of placental chorioangioma, sacrococcygeal teratoma and pulmonary sequestration during a 10 year were included. Ultrasound data, pregnancy and long-term neurodevelopmental outcomes were assessed in ...
Anuwutnavin Sanitra S Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Faculty of Medicine Siriraj Hospital, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand. Electronic address: - - 2013
To determine the short-term outcomes of second-trimester genetic amniocentesis at Siriraj Hospital, Bangkok, Thailand. In a retrospective descriptive study, data were assessed from women with a singleton pregnancy who underwent genetic amniocentesis between 16 and 21 gestational weeks at the Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, ...
Shaban M M - - 2013
We conducted a cross-sectional descriptive study to evaluate the impact of body mass index (BMI) on maternal medical disorders, progress of labour, mode of delivery and neonatal outcome in Cairo University hospital between September 2012 and March 2013. A total of 574 parturients were divided into two groups: group A ...
Meisel Jane L - - 2013
Breast cancer diagnosed during pregnancy poses unique challenges. Application of standard treatment algorithms is limited by lack of level I evidence from randomized trials. This study describes contemporary multidisciplinary treatment of pregnancy-associated breast cancer (PABC) in an academic setting and explores early maternal and fetal outcomes. A search of the ...
Chang Laura Y - - 2013
The hormonal, physiologic, and anatomic changes of pregnancy have a number of significant anesthetic implications, including the potential for difficulties and failures in tracheal intubation. The American Society of Anesthesiology closed claims database in the 1970s observed that maternal deaths were involved in 30% of all obstetrics claims, most stemming ...
Waller Sarah A - - 2013
Midtrimester fetal anatomic surveys by ultrasound are a standard obstetrical practice. As technology has improved, anatomic surveys are increasingly performed at earlier gestational ages. Ultrasound's ability to detect anomalies may be limited before 20 weeks, thereby increasing the likelihood of an incomplete survey. We sought to determine factors contributing to ...
Shwarzman Polina - - 2013
Objectives- To evaluate the association between third-trimester abnormal uterine artery Doppler findings and pregnancy outcomes. Methods- A prospective study was designed, including 198 consecutive singleton pregnancies between 27 and 41 weeks' gestation. In the study population, 144 had normal uterine artery Doppler waveforms, 37 had unilateral pathologic waveforms, and 17 ...
Chien Edward K - - 2013
The periviable period is associated with a rapid improvement in both mortality and morbidity with increasing gestational age. Therapies that can prolong gestation have the potential for markedly improving outcome compared to later in pregnancy. The therapies commonly prescribed in order to prolong gestation include bed rest, tocolysis, progesterone, and ...
Maple-Brown Louise J - - 2013
Diabetes in pregnancy carries an increased risk of adverse pregnancy outcomes for both the mother and foetus, but it also provides an excellent early opportunity for intervention in the life course for both mother and baby. In the context of the escalating epidemic of chronic diseases among Indigenous Australians, it ...
Mandi Dipak D Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Midnapore Medical College and Hospital, Paschim Midnapore, West Bengal, - - 2013
A 22-year-old patient with 9 months of amenorrhea and a huge abdominal swelling was admitted to our institution with an ultrasonography report of a multiloculated cystic space-occupying lesion, almost taking up the whole abdomen (probably of ovarian origin), along with a single live intrauterine fetus. She delivered vaginally a boy ...
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