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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, ...
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. ...
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 ...
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 ...
Nishida Ryutaro R Center for Perinatal Medicine, Hokkaido University Hospital, Sapporo, - - 2014
There has been only one case to date of pregnancy outcome after fundal transverse cesarean section (FTC). We report a pregnancy established after FTC. The FTC was performed at gestational week (GW) 24 in this patient's first pregnancy, but the uterus was preserved. Magnetic resonance imaging studies performed four times ...
Warsheski Stephanie S Queens Hospital Center, Queens, - - 2014
High maternal prepregnancy body mass index (BMI) has been linked to adverse maternal and neonatal outcomes. Many patients enter prenatal care late and their prepregnancy health status and pregnancy-related weight gain is not available. We examined effects of maternal third-trimester BMI on maternal and neonatal outcomes. Retrospective cohort study of ...
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 ...
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 = ...
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 ...
Barbadora-Froelich Stephanie S Crozer-Chester Medical Center, Upland, - - 2014
Pregnant patients seen at our resident clinic who describe their last menstrual period as being "certain" do not routinely undergo a dating ultrasound scan. We ask the question: Do pregnant patients with a "certain" last menstrual period require an ultrasound scan for dating? We conducted a retrospective observational study. We ...
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 ...
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 ...
Ostensen Monika M National Center for Pregnancy and Rheumatic disease, Department of Rheumatology, University Hospital of Trondheim, Trondheim, - - 2014
The purpose of this study is to encourage discussion of reproduction issues in all patients of fertile age in order to prevent unplanned and ill-timed pregnancies in patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA). Counselling patients who desire children requires consideration of relevant reproductive health issues, including fertility, interaction of pregnancy and ...
Kim J Jo JJ NorthShore University HealthSystem & University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine, Evanston, - - 2014
Suicide is a leading cause of maternal mortality in the developed world, accounting for 10% of maternal deaths. We examined the relationship between suicidal ideation during pregnancy and after delivery in a large cohort of consecutively screened women to identify maternal demographic characteristics and obstetric outcomes that correlate with this ...
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 ...
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 ...
Ngai Ivan I Montefiore Medical Center-Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, - - 2014
The objective of this study was to compare the outcome of pregnancy in women diagnosed with gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) before 24 weeks of gestation with those diagnosed after 24 weeks of gestation. The records of women with a GDM were reviewed over a 5-year period. All women are routinely ...
Anyikam Adanna L AL University of California-San Diego, San Diego, - - 2014
The objective of this study was to determine pregnancy-related outcomes associated with circumvallate placenta identified on ultrasonography among women referred to a large tertiary fetal diagnostic center. A nested case-control analysis was conducted among referrals to the University of California-San Diego Fetal Care and Genetics Center between January 2003 and ...
Zutshi Priyanka P St Luke's University Hospital, Bethlehem, - - 2014
Nearly half of the pregnancies in the United States are unintended. Several studies have found predictors of unintended pregnancies including contraception use; however, none has addressed modifiable risk factors in a specific population. This study assessed the risk factors for subsequent pregnancy rates within 18 months of a delivery from ...
Zaki Mary N MN University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, - - 2014
We aimed to evaluate the perinatal outcomes associated with induction of labor using an intracervical ripening bulb in trial of labor after cesarean delivery (TOLAC). Retrospective cohort study of women undergoing a TOLAC between 2002 and 2012. Women requiring induction of labor for a TOLAC who had either an intracervical ...
Umezurike Chisara C CC Nigerian Christian Hospital, Aba, Abia, - - 2014
Myomectomy during cesarean delivery is usually avoided because of the risk of intractable hemorrhage. This study was undertaken to compare the efficacy and safety of cesarean myomectomy with a control group with uterine fibroids who had cesarean delivery without myomectomy. A prospective clinical trial of cesarean myomectomy compared with cesarean ...
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 ...
Zhang Jie J aDepartment of Epidemiology bDivision of Clinical Immunology and Rheumatology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama, - - 2014
The purpose of this review is to critically evaluate the strengths and limitations of different data sources for pregnancy-related research in patients with rheumatic diseases. We describe challenges in studying adverse pregnancy outcomes in the setting of observational research, with a particular focus on the studies of maternal drug exposures. ...
Okeke T C TC Departments of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of Nigeria Teaching Hospital, Enugu, - - 2014
Background: Falls during pregnancy are major public health issues and a common cause of maternal injury during pregnancy. There is paucity of data on prevalence and risk factors of falls during pregnancy in African population including Nigeria. Objective: To determine the prevalence and risk factors associated with falls during pregnancy ...
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 ...
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. ...
Parikh Reshma R UMass Memorial Medical Center, Worcester, - - 2014
The number of reproductive-aged women undergoing bariatric surgery is increasing. Most patients have rapid weight loss in the first year or 2 after bariatric surgery, which increases their chance of pregnancy. Weight loss decreases hypertension and diabetes but increases nutritional deficiencies, anemia, and postoperative complications. This study aims to understand ...
Hossain Semonti K SK Tufts University School of Medicine, Cambridge, - - 2014
According to the World Bank, Haiti has a maternal mortality ratio of 350 per 100,000 births and an infant mortality rate of 53 per 1,000 births. The objective of this study was to evaluate acceptance of maternity waiting homes as a strategy to decrease maternal mortality in Milot, Haiti. 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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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). ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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, ...
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 ...
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. ...
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 ...
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