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Peleg David D Departments of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Ziv Medical Center, Bar-Ilan University Medical School, Zefat, - - 2014
Objective Because of the known complications of fetal macrosomia, our hospital's policy has been to discuss the risks of shoulder dystocia and cesarean section (CS) in mothers with a sonographic estimated fetal weight (SEFW) ≥ 4,000 g at term. The present study was performed to determine the effect of this policy on CS rates ...
Holman N N National Cardiovascular Intelligence Network, Public Health England, York; Institute of Cardiovascular and Medical Sciences, University of Glasgow, - - 2014
To explore the additional risk of stillbirths and to quantify that risk according to gestational age among women with diabetes. Data on pregnancies ending in 2007 and 2008 in women with pre-gestational diabetes in three English regional audits were identified. A prospective audit collected data on all pregnancies delivering between ...
Roy K K KK Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) , New Delhi , - - 2014
A retrospective analysis of 11 pregnancies complicated by isolated fetal congenital complete heart block (CCHB) in anti-SSA/Ro antibody positive women was carried out at a tertiary hospital in India to study the perinatal outcome. The mean gestational age at the time of detection of fetal CCHB was 24.5 ± 3.1weeks. ...
Haas Jigal J Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Chaim Sheba Medical Center, Tel-Hashomer, Ramat Gan, Israel. Electronic address: - - 2014
Ovarian hyperstimulation syndrome (OHSS) is a serious and potentially life-threatening complication of fertility treatment. This study evaluated pregnancy outcomes of women hospitalized for severe OHSS. A case-control study was performed of 125 women who were hospitalized due to severe OHSS compared with a control group, consisting of 156 women matched ...
Brouwer Jenny J Department of Rheumatology, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center Rotterdam, Rotterdam, The Netherlands Division of Reproductive Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center Rotterdam, Rotterdam, The - - 2014
Many female rheumatoid arthritis (RA) patients attempting to conceive have a time to pregnancy (TTP) of >12 months. During this period RA often cannot be treated optimally. We sought to identify clinical factors associated with prolonged TTP in female RA patients. In a nationwide prospective cohort study on pregnancy in RA ...
Korabecna Marie M Institute of Biology and Medical Genetics, First Faculty of Medicine , Prague , Czech Republic - - 2014
Abstract Apoptosis of tissues of fetal origin is thought to be one of the main sources of cell-free fetal DNA (cffDNA) in maternal circulation, impaired apoptosis is also involved in the mechanisms contributing to recurrent spontaneous miscarriages (RSM) associated with antiphospholipid syndrome (APS). The APS increases the risk for preeclampsia ...
Talebi Chahvar Solmas S Centre for Reproductive Medicine, Barts Health NHS Trust, West Smithfield, London EC1A 7BE, England, United Kingdom; Department Clinical Sciences, Università Politecnica delle Marche, Via F.Corridoni 11, 60123 Ancona, Italy. Electronic address: - - 2014
This study compared the effect on blastocyst development and clinical outcome of coasting in women at increased risk of moderate-severe ovarian hyperstimulation syndrome (OHSS; n = 389) with a control group matched for age and basal FSH that did not undergo coasting (n = 386) in IVF/intracytoplasmic sperm injection (ICSI) cycles. The main outcome ...
Neuman Gal G 1Division of Clinical Pharmacology & Toxicology, Department of Pediatrics, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario, Canada and The University of Toronto 2Motherisk Program, Research Institute, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario, - - 2014
We describe the case of a 41 year-old woman, planning a pregnancy, who had a spontaneous abortion and subsequently was found to have high blood mercury levels. The source of high mercury was in her diet that contained fish as her main source of protein. Serial measurements of mercury in ...
Fernandez H H AP-HP, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Hôpital Bicêtre, 78 rue du Général Leclerc, Le Kremlin Bicêtre, 94270, France; CESP-INSERM U1018, 82 rue du Général Leclerc, Le Kremlin Bicêtre, 94276, France; Université Paris Sud, 63 rue Gabriel Péri, Le Kremlin Bicêtre, 94270, France. Electronic address: - - 2014
To compare the rates of pregnancy among women who underwent Essure(®) hysteroscopic sterilization versus tubal ligation in France between 2006 and 2010. Retrospective cohort study. Hospital care in France (nationwide). Anonymised database of all hospital discharge summaries in France. Recruitment was based on procedure codes in the national database of ...
Dempsey Mark M Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland and the Rotunda Hospital - - 2014
Abstract Objective: We sought to determine subsequent pregnancy outcomes in a cohort of women with a history of unexplained RM who were not receiving medical treatment. Study Design: This was a prospective cohort study, of women with a history of three unexplained consecutive first trimester losses, who were recruited and ...
Lepais L L Centre de Pathologique Nord, Hôpital de la Croix-Rousse, 103 Grande Rue de la Croix-Rousse, 69317 Lyon Cedex 04, - - 2014
to test the hypothesis that placental fetal thrombotic vasculopathy (FTV) is associated with obstetric complications and predisposes the child to unfavorable outcomes. 54 placentas with FTV lesions and 100 placentas without FTV lesions were collected over a 5-year period at the Croix-Rousse Pathology Department. Clinical findings including maternal, fetal, neonatal ...
Poskus T T Centre of Abdominal Surgery, Vilnius University, Vilnius, - - 2014
To identify the incidence and risk factors of haemorrhoids and fissures during pregnancy and after childbirth. Prospective observational cohort study. University hospital and outpatient clinics in Lithuania. A total of 280 pregnant women followed up until 1 month after delivery. Women were examined four times through pregnancy and after delivery; those ...
Iago Pinal-Fernandez PF Systemic Autoimmune Diseases Unit, Department of Internal Medicine, Vall d׳Hebron University Hospital, Barcelona, Spain. Electronic address: - - 2014
Idiopathic inflammatory myopathies (IIM) are systemic diseases, characterized by the presence of an inflammatory muscle infiltrate. Although more frequent in women, its relationship with pregnancy has not been extensively studied. Our goal was to analyze the interaction between pregnancy and myositis in a cohort of IIM women from a single ...
Shuai H-L HL Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, the First Affiliated Hospital of Jinan University, Guangzhou, - - 2014
The method of choice for assisted reproductive technology treatment in vitro fertilisation (IVF) or intracytoplasmic sperm injection (ICSI) is usually based on the evaluation of male infertility factors. Decisions for couples with moderate oligoasthenozoospermia (OA) are often empirical because uniform treatment criteria are lacking. This study aimed to evaluate the ...
Mudd Lanay M LM Department of Kinesiology, Michigan State University, East Lansing, - - 2014
We sought to evaluate the effects of maternal leisure-time physical activity (LTPA) during pregnancy and current child LTPA on child weight status. Women with term pregnancies in the Pregnancy Outcomes and Community Health Study (1998-2004) were followed-up. A race-stratified subset of participants (cohort A) received extensive follow-up efforts leading to ...
Tsafrir Ziv - - 2014
Abstract Objective: To evaluate whether medical personnel differ from the general population in obstetrical and perinatal outcomes. Materials and methods: The participants comprised 46 physicians and 116 nurses employed at one medical center who gave birth in its maternity hospital. General medical and obstetrical data on their latest ("index") pregnancy ...
Sharp Andrew N AN Department of Women and Children's Health Research, University Department, Liverpool Women's Hospital, Crown Street, Liverpool, L8 7SS, - - 2014
There has been an increasing drive over the last 2 decades to push the detection of women at risk of adverse pregnancy outcomes into the first trimester. This has led to a plethora of techniques, risk assessments and biomarkers, both fascinating and bewildering in its breadth. Despite the vast amount ...
Worley Michael J MJ Jr *Division of Gynecologic Oncology, Brigham and Women's Hospital; †New England Trophoblastic Disease Center, Donald P. Goldstein, MD, Trophoblastic Tumor Registry; ‡Dana Farber Cancer Institute/Harvard Cancer Center; §Harvard Medical School; and ∥Brigham and Women's Hospital/Massachusetts General Hospital Integrated Residency Program in Obstetrics and Gynecology, Boston, - - 2014
The aim of this study is to identify factors associated with gestational trophoblastic neoplasia (GTN) after partial molar pregnancy. We retrospectively evaluated clinical data from 111 patients with a partial molar pregnancy between 1995 and 2010. A total of 111 patients with a partial molar pregnancy were available for analysis. ...
Oron Galia G Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, McGill University, Montreal, QC, - - 2014
Does the quality of a single transferred embryo have an effect on the pregnancy outcome? After adjusting for confounding maternal variables, poor embryo quality was not associated with adverse obstetric or perinatal outcome in this small pilot study. Embryo quality is a major predictor of the success of in vitro ...
Sharvit Merav M Department of OBGYN, Meir Medical Center, Sackler School of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, - - 2014
Postpartum readmission after initial hospitalization for delivery can be diminished if better understood. The aim of this study was to determine the risk factors and indications for maternal re-hospitalization after delivery, in order to identify preventable factors. This was a case control study based on retrospective cohort of patients who ...
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A review of the evidence on the complications of pregnancy in women with chronic hypertension has revealed the magnitude of the risks of chronic hypertension for pregnancy outcomes.
Domján Zsolt Z Department of Urology, Péterfy Sándor Hospital, Péterfy Sándor Str. 8-20, Budapest, 1074, Hungary, - - 2014
To demonstrate the beneficial results of hand-assisted laparoscopic tumor nephrectomy in pregnancy and to emphasize the proper timing of such surgery for its crucial importance attempting to avoid fatal cancer-related outcomes as a result of late interventions of aggressive tumors. A report of a 32-year-old woman with a 61 × 41 mm chromophobe ...
Wan Hei Lok Tiffany HL Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, The University of Hong Kong, Queen Mary Hospital, Hong - - 2014
Abstract Objective: This retrospective cohort study evaluated the obstetric outcomes in women with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) and isolated polycystic ovaries (PCO) undergoing in-vitro fertilisation (IVF) treatment. Methods: We studied 104 women with PCOS, 184 with PCO and 576 age-matched controls undergoing the first IVF treatment cycle between 2002 and ...
Gerner Gwendolyn G a Department of Neurology and Developmental Medicine , Kennedy Krieger Institute , Baltimore , MD , - - 2014
Pregnancy complications elevate risk of associated adverse medical, socioenvironmental, and behavioral outcomes in children. These are likely to have a substantial impact on neuropsychological functioning and mental health across the child's lifespan. Thus, an understanding of the complex relationships between pregnancy complications and neuropsychological outcomes is critical for both practitioners ...
Flood Karen K Obstetrics & Gynecology, Rotunda Hospital, Dublin, Ireland. Electronic address: - - 2014
The aim of the Prospective Observational Trial to Optimize Pediatric Health in IUGR (PORTO) Study was to evaluate the optimal management of fetuses with estimated fetal weight (EFW) <10(th) centile. The objective of this secondary analysis was to describe the role of the cerebroplacental ratio (CPR) in the prediction of ...
Salazar-Vega Jorge L JL aCentro de Investigaciones Endocrinológicas Dr César Bergadá, Hospital de Niños R. Gutiérrez bDivisión de Endocrinología del Hospital de Clínicas José de San Martín. Universidad de Buenos Aires, Buenos Aires, - - 2014
The objective of this study is to present the clinical findings and outcome of a large cohort of pregnant women with pheochromocytoma (PHEO) with the aim to contribute to the better recognition, detection and management of pregnancy-related PHEO in the population of pregnant patients with hypertension. This is a longitudinal ...
Liu Li-Li LL Zhongshan Hospital, Medical College of Xiamen University, Xiamen, 361004, - - 2014
Background. The prozone phenomenon is known to be associated with high antibody titers; other associations, such as host-factors, have not been elucidated. Methods. A retrospective analysis was conducted to evaluate the incidence of the prozone phenomenon of the syphilis rapid plasma reagin (RPR) test among 46,856 clinical samples, between June 2010 and ...
Reilly Christopher R CR University of Central Florida College of Medicine, Orlando, FL, USA, - - 2014
Literature is scarce regarding the use of clopidogrel during pregnancy and the potential hazard to maternal and fetal health. We report a 33-year-old female, who presented to our clinic at 40 weeks gestation with a history of multiple prior ischemic strokes and transient ischemic attacks. The patient was placed on clopidogrel ...
Garmi Gali G Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Emek Medical Center, 18101, Afula, - - 2014
To investigate pregnancy outcome after minor trauma and to identify risk factors at admission that may predict adverse pregnancy outcome. A retrospective study held between January-2005 and December-2011. Pregnant women at 23 weeks or more, who were admitted due to minor trauma, were included. A standard protocol was applied: physical examination, ...
Sullivan-Pyke Chantae S CS Division of Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Columbia University Medical Center , New York , - - 2014
Abstract Presented is the case report of a patient noted to have gross distortion of the internal cervical canal during her attempt at embryo transfer following an in vitro fertilization with intracytoplasmic sperm injection (IVF-ICSI) procedure. Multiple attempts at cervical dilation were unsuccessful and the patient was ultimately treated by ...
Shi Yuhua - - 2014
Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) patients are at increased risk of pregnancy complications, which may impair pregnancy outcome. Transfer of fresh embryos after superovulation may lead to abnormal implantation and placentation and further increase risk for pregnancy loss and complications. Some preliminary data suggest that elective embryo cryopreservation followed by frozen-thawed ...
Wu H - - 2014
Thrombotic microangiopathy (TMA) is a rare, but potentially lethal condition requiring rapid recognition, diagnosis and initiation of therapy. Here, we present two cases of women with hemolytic anemia, thrombocytopenia and acute kidney injury shortly after surgical termination of pregnancy. Histological examination of their kidneys revealed endothelial cell swelling and luminal ...
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 ...
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 ...
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, ...
Ali Nyima S NS Pennsylvania Hospital, Philadelphia, - - 2014
The prevalence of obesity among women of reproductive age is increasing. Excess gestational weight gain is associated with increased short- and long-term maternal and neonatal morbidity and mortality. We sought to examine associations between pre-pregnancy body mass index (BMI) and self-suggested gestational weight gain and to identify barriers to achieving ...
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. ...
Landy Helain H Georgetown University Hospital, Washington, - - 2014
Systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) is an autoimmune disorder typically affecting women of childbearing age, making it important to understand how underlying disease and treatments affect pregnancy outcomes. Belimumab, a biologic, received regulatory approval in 2011. Given that the agent has been used for a short time, there is little information ...
Ramzan Amin A AA Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, - - 2014
The optimal gestational age for delivery of fetuses diagnosed with gastroschisis is unknown. We compared outcomes in fetuses electively delivered at 37 weeks of gestation with those who were delivered 38 weeks of gestation or greater. A retrospective chart review was conducted of all patients who had fetuses diagnosed with ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
Sheibani Lili L University of California, Irvine, Orange, - - 2014
Fetal death from intrahepatic cholestasis of pregnancy can be a sudden event and is not reliably predicted by findings on fetal heart rate tracing. Our objective is to assess whether there are differences in antenatal testing and delivery outcomes between patients with severe compared with mild intrahepatic cholestasis of pregnancy. ...
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 ...
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 ...
Aksel Sarp S Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, - - 2014
Dilation and evacuation for intrauterine fetal demise has been associated with higher rates of morbidity and mortality compared with dilation and evacuation for abortion. To date, this risk has not been well studied, and no clear recommendations exist for perioperative management. This study examines the complication rates after dilation and ...
Papp Melissa Murphy MM Oakwood Hospital and Medical Center, Dearborn, - - 2014
Globesity is recognized by the World Health Organization as a pandemic issue. Obesity is considered the second leading cause of preventable death in the United States. Michigan is considered the fifth fattest state in the country. Ongoing observational study involving pregnant women with body mass index equal or above 50 ...
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 ...
Patton Elizabeth W EW Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholars, University of Michigan/Department of Veteran's Affairs, Ann Arbor, - - 2014
Acute and chronic leukemia affect one in 75,000-100,000 pregnancies and frequently requires immediate treatment on diagnosis. Based on the scant evidence available, both leukemia and its treatment can have detrimental effects on maternal-fetal health in pregnancy, and pregnant women with leukemia may opt for pregnancy termination or experience a fetal ...
Fong Alex A University of California, Irvine, Orange, - - 2014
The objective of this study was to describe the characteristics of patients who delivered in California in 2009 and had pregnancies resulting from assisted reproductive technology (ART) compared with non-ART pregnancies. A descriptive study was performed on 551 patients who underwent ART and subsequently delivered in California. Deliveries involving ART ...
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