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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 ...
Patti F F Department G.F. Ingrassia-section of Neurosciences, University of Catania, Catania, - - 2014
Cyclophosphamide (Cyc) can induce ovarian failure and can have teratogenic effect. Few case reports of successful pregnancies after Cyc treatment in women with autoimmune diseases and malignancies have been described. To date, there are no data about Cyc effect on pregnancy outcomes in MS patients. To describe pregnancy outcomes in ...
Asıcıoglu O O Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Şişli Etfal Training and Research Hospital , İstanbul , - - 2014
In this retrospective study, we investigated patient characteristics and fetal and maternal outcomes of placenta praevia and accreta at two tertiary hospitals in Istanbul. A total of 364 pregnancies complicated by placenta praevia with (n = 46) and without (n = 318) placenta accreta managed between January 2005 and December ...
Trudell Amanda S AS Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, - - 2014
Timing of delivery for the early preterm small for gestational age (SGA) fetus remains unknown. Our aim was to estimate the risk of stillbirth in the early preterm SGA fetus compared to the risk of neonatal death. We performed a retrospective cohort study of singleton pregnancies undergoing second trimester anatomy ...
Fievet Lucile L Department of Pediatric Surgery, Timone and North Children's Hospital, Aix-Marseille University and Assistance Publique-Hôpitaux de Marseille, Marseille, France. Electronic address: - - 2014
To describe the diagnostic criteria and outcome of fetal megacystis according to the gestational age at diagnosis. A 7-year retrospective study was carried out from 2004 to 2011, including cases of megacystis referred to 2 prenatal fetal medicine units. The following data were collected and analyzed: maternal age, term at ...
Skurtveit S S Division of Epidemiology, Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Oslo, Norway; Norwegian Centre for Addiction Research, University of Oslo, Oslo, - - 2014
To examine the association between maternal use of selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRI) in pregnancy and language competence in their children at age three taking into account maternal symptoms of anxiety and depression. Population-based prospective pregnancy cohort study. The Norwegian Mother and Child Cohort Study; recruited pregnant women from 1999 ...
Kollmann M M Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Medical University of - - 2014
Purpose: To determine causes of polyhydramnios and the respective perinatal outcome. Materials and Methods: We retrospectively analyzed cases with polyhydramnios at the Medical University Graz, Austria from 2003 - 2011. Inclusion criteria were single deepest pocket ≥ 8 cm, amniotic fluid index ≥ 25 cm, each of the latter parameters > 95th percentile or subjective impression. Etiologies, ...
Haber Jessica S JS Departments of Neurological - - 2014
Cavernous sinus cavernous hemangiomas in pregnancy are extremely rare lesions. The precise management of these lesions remains unknown. The authors present a case of a cavernous hemangioma in pregnancy, centered within the cavernous sinus that underwent postpartum involution without surgical intervention. A 34-year-old pregnant patient (gravida 1, para 0) presented ...
Abu-Zeitone Abeer A University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, New York. Electronic address: - - 2014
In prior clinical studies of patients with long QT syndrome (LQTS), pregnancy was associated with fewer cardiac events (CEs) compared to before or after pregnancy. In recent animal studies involving rabbits with LQTS mutations, progesterone had favorable effects on CEs compared to estrogen. The effect of oral contraceptive therapy with ...
Asvold B O BO Department of Public Health, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Postboks 8905, N-7491 Trondheim, - - 2014
Are low serum concentrations of human chorionic gonadotrophin (hCG) in very early pregnancy associated with pre-eclampsia risk? Low hCG concentrations in very early pregnancy are associated with increased risk of severe pre-eclampsia. Low maternal serum concentrations of hCG early in pregnancy may indicate impaired proliferation or invasion of trophoblast cells, ...
Galyean A A Long Beach Memorial Medical Center Long Beach, CA and Kaiser Permanente, Anaheim, - - 2014
The decision of whether to retain or remove a previously placed cervical cerclage in women who subsequently rupture fetal membranes in a premature gestation is controversial and all studies to date are retrospective. We performed a multicenter randomized controlled trial of removal vs. retention of cerclage in these patients to ...
Al-Shukri Maryam M Departments of Obstetrics & Gynaecology, Sultan Qaboos University - - 2014
The aim of this study was to describe the fetal and maternal outcomes of triplet gestation and to report on the maternal characteristics of those pregnancies in a tertiary care centre in Oman. A retrospective study was undertaken of all triplet pregnancies delivered at Sultan Qaboos University Hospital, Muscat, Oman, ...
Althaf Mm M 1Department of Medicine, Section of Nephrology, King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Center, Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi - - 2014
Many patients with established end-stage renal disease on maintenance dialysis as a result of lupus nephritis are young females in their reproductive years. We report two such patients dialyzed with on-line hemodiafiltration who developed reactivation of lupus disease activity only when they conceived after initial systemic lupus erythematosus burnout. We ...
Nassr Ahmed Abobakr - - 2014
Abstract Objective: This study aims to evaluate cardiac function in fetuses with intrauterine growth restriction (IUGR) compared with healthy fetuses, using the left modified myocardial performance index (MPI) and the association between MPI and perinatal outcome. Methods: Pregnant women between 34 and 39 weeks of gestation, who met the criteria ...
Feig Denice S DS Department of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, - - 2014
OBJECTIVEWomen with diabetes in pregnancy have high rates of pregnancy complications. Our aims were to explore trends in the incidence of diabetes in pregnancy and examine whether the risk of serious perinatal outcomes has changed.RESEARCH DESIGN AND METHODSWe performed a population-based cohort study of 1,109,605 women who delivered in Ontario, ...
Shah Kushal J KJ Department of Neurosurgery, University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, Kansas, United - - 2014
Objective Large vestibular schwannomas rarely present in pregnant women. Diagnosis and management of these tumors during pregnancy present a therapeutic challenge. Methods A 20-year-old primigravida woman at 26 weeks' gestation was transferred to our facility with gait imbalance, left facial weakness, left ear hearing loss, and recent nausea and vomiting. Magnetic resonance ...
Sarah-Jane L A M LA Centre for Fetal Care, Queen Charlotte's and Chelsea Hospital, Du Cane Road, London, UK, W12 - - 2014
To assess the influence of different characteristics of fibroids on pregnancy outcome. We identified women with fibroids ≥4 cm in size on ultrasonography at the dating scan between January 2002 and December 2012. The size (4-7cm, 7-10cm, >10cm), number (multiple/single), location (lower uterus/body of uterus) and type (intramural, combination of ...
Linna Milla S MS Hjelt Institute, Department of Public Health, University of Helsinki, Finland. Electronic address: - - 2014
To study pregnancy, obstetric, and perinatal health outcomes and complications in women with lifetime eating disorders. Female patients (n=2 257) treated at the Eating Disorder Clinic of Helsinki University Central Hospital during 1995-2010 were compared with unexposed women retrieved from the population (n=9028). Register-based information on pregnancy, obstetric, and perinatal ...
Hashmi Mahreen - - 2014
Obstetricians are familiar with postural headaches in their postpartum patients following spinal or epidural anaesthesia. The rare occurrence in the antepartum patient without inciting event, may pose a diagnostic and treatment dilemma with resultant prolongation of disabling headaches in affected patients.Awareness of this condition, if accurately diagnosed, may allow for ...
Takeda Akihiro A Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Gifu Prefectural Tajimi Hospital, Tajimi, Gifu, - - 2014
To report our experience with pregnancy outcomes after emergent laparoscopic surgery for acute adnexal disorders at less than 10 weeks of gestation when surgical intervention could be more invasive to intrauterine pregnancy. Gasless multiport laparoscopic surgery or transumbilical laparoendoscopic single-site surgery was performed with securing of the surgical view by the ...
Baba Yosuke Y Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Jichi Medical University, 3311-1, Shimotsuke, Tochigi, 329-0498, - - 2014
Uterine artery pseudoaneurysm (UAP) is considered a rare disorder after traumatic delivery or traumatic pregnancy termination such as cesarean section or dilatation and curettage, initially manifesting as genital hemorrhage. Our clinical impression contradicts these three assumptions; after traumatic delivery/termination, hemorrhage, and its rarity. Thus, we attempted to clarify these three ...
Yoshimatsu Jun J Department of Perinatology and Gynecology, National Cerebral and Cardiovascular Center, Osaka, - - 2014
The aim of this study was to analyze the causes and outcomes for intracerebral hemorrhage (ICH) occurring during pregnancy and postnatally. A nationwide study of pregnancy-related ICH in Japan was performed. We contacted 1582 facilities to identify women with ICH in pregnancy or postnatally between 1 January 2006 and 31 ...
Nakagawa Koji K Division of Reproductive Medicine, Sugiyama Clinic, Tokyo, - - 2014
To determine the efficacy of prostaglandin administration during the proliferative phase in order to improve pregnancy rates following frozen embryo transfer during a hormone replacement cycle (HRC). From September 2010 through March 2012, patients (n = 135) were recruited who had undergone oocyte retrieval during a stimulation cycle with clomiphene and had ...
Gollop N D ND The Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital , Colney Lane, - - 2014
The prevalence of obesity during pregnancy is rising. Elevated BMI is a significant risk factor for adverse maternal and fetal outcomes, including primary postpartum haemorrhage (PPH). Addressing the issues surrounding obesity in pregnancy presents many biological, social and psychological challenges. BMI is an easily measured and modifiable anthropometrical risk factor ...
Bouhout Ismail I Department of Cardiac Surgery, Montreal Heart Institute, Université de Montréal, Montreal, Québec, - - 2014
The aim of this study was to assess pregnancy-related cardiac, maternal, and fetal outcomes in women who underwent aortic valve replacement (AVR). From 1978-2011, 67 women < 40 years of age underwent 74 isolated AVRs (52 mechanical prostheses and 22 bioprostheses). All patients were prospectively followed at our dedicated valve ...
Marcellin Louis L Maternité Port-Royal, Groupe hospitalier Cochin, Broca, Hôtel-Dieu, Assistance Publique-Hôpitaux de Paris, Paris, France ; DHU Risques et Grossesse, Université Paris Descartes, Paris, - - 2014
Objective We report an uneventful conservative approach of an advanced abdominal pregnancy discovered at 22 weeks of gestation. Study Design This study is a case report. Results Attempting to extend gestation of an advanced abdominal pregnancy is not a common strategy and is widely questioned. According to the couple's request, the management consisted ...
Frates Mary C MC Department of Radiology, Brigham and Women's Hospital Harvard Medical School, 75 Francis St, Boston, MA 02115 USA. - - 2014
Objectives To determine whether the distribution of transvaginal sonographic findings of ectopic pregnancy has changed since the studies done 20 years ago and to explore the correlation of tubal rupture with transvaginal sonographic findings and human chorionic gonadotropin (hCG) levels. Methods Patients with ectopic pregnancy who underwent transvaginal sonography before ...
Wood S Lindsay SL Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Arizona, 1501 N. Campbell Ave, Tucson, AZ 85724 USA. - - 2014
Objectives To determine whether a borderline amniotic fluid index (AFI) in the third trimester is associated with an increased rate of cesarean delivery for fetal intolerance of labor, meconium-stained amniotic fluid, and intrauterine growth restriction, among other adverse perinatal outcomes. Methods Patients with a diagnosis of a borderline AFI between ...
De Diego Raül R Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Sant Joan de Déu Hospital, Passeig Sant Joan de Déu 2, 08950 Esplugues, Barcelona, Spain. - - 2014
Objectives- To compare cervical volumes and vascularization indices using 3-dimensional power Doppler sonography among singleton pregnancies with threatened preterm labor and an asymptomatic short cervix. Methods- Three hundred asymptomatic healthy pregnant women between 24 and 34.6 gestational weeks were prospectively scanned for cervical length. If cervical length was short, defined ...
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