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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, ...
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 ...
Heller Howard T HT Department of Radiology, Brigham and Women's Hospital, 75 Francis St, Boston, MA 02115 USA. - - 2014
Objectives The purpose of this study was to determine how often a low-lying placenta, defined as a placenta ending within 2 cm of the internal cervical os but not covering it, diagnosed sonographically in the second trimester resolves before delivery. Methods After Institutional Review Board approval was obtained, 1416 pregnancies ...
Hilfiker-Kleiner Denise D Department of Cardiology and Angiology, Medical School Hannover, Carl Neuberg Strasse 1, 30625 Hannover, - - 2014
Cardiovascular diseases are a major cause of complications in pregnancy worldwide, and the number of patients who develop cardiac problems during pregnancy is increasing. Peripartum cardiomyopathy (PPCM) is a potentially life-threatening heart disease that emerges towards the end of pregnancy or in the first months postpartum, in previously healthy women. ...
Tennfjord M K MK Department of Sports Medicine, Norwegian School of Sport Sciences, PO Box 4014, Ullevål stadion, 0806, Oslo, Norway, - - 2014
There is limited knowledge on dyspareunia during pregnancy and postpartum and the role of the pelvic floor muscles (PFM) in women with dyspareunia. Aims of the study were to investigate the presence of dyspareunia before and during pregnancy and postpartum, and to compare vaginal resting pressure (VRP), PFM strength, and ...
Gandhi Animesh C AC Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Dr R. N. Cooper Municipal General Hospital and Oshiwara Municipal Maternity Home, Mumbai, - - 2014
Pregnancy in a fibroid uterus is not rare. However cervical fibroid is rare in pregnancy and has unique management challenges. We report a case of cervical fibroid in a Gravida2 Para1 patient that was found incidentally in a routine ultrasound in the second trimester. The fibroid grew in pregnancy till ...
Liu Zheng Z Department of Child, Adolescent and Women's Health, School of Public Health, Peking University, Beijing 100191, - - 2014
Gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) is a common complication during pregnancy, and gestational weight gain is one of the major and modifiable risk factors. This study aims to estimate the relationship between the rate of gestational weight gain before diagnosis of GDM and the subsequent risk of GDM. A case-control study ...
Roberts Devender D Liverpool Women's NHS Foundation Trust, Liverpool, - - 2014
Fetal survival is severely compromised when the amniotic membrane ruptures between 16 and 24 weeks of pregnancy. Reduced amniotic fluid levels are associated with poor lung development, whereas adequate levels lead to better perinatal outcomes. Restoring amniotic fluid by means of ultrasound-guided amnioinfusion (AI) may be of benefit in improving ...
Fox Nathan S NS Maternal Fetal Medicine Associates, PLLC, and the Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Science, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, and Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, New - - 2014
To report obstetric outcomes in a series of women with prior uterine rupture or prior uterine dehiscence managed with a standardized protocol. Series of patients delivered by a single maternal-fetal medicine practice from 2005 to 2013 with a history of uterine rupture or uterine dehiscence. Uterine rupture was defined as ...
van de Mheen Lidewij L VU University Medical Center, the - - 2014
Objective: To develop a multivariable prognostic model for the risk of preterm delivery in women with multiple pregnancy that includes cervical length measurement at 16 to 21 weeks' gestation and other variables. Methods: We used data from a previous randomized trial. We assessed the association between maternal and pregnancy characteristics ...
Viardot-Foucault Veronique V Department of Reproductive Medicine, KK Women's and Children's Hospital, - - 2014
Introduction: Superovulation-intrauterine insemination (SO-IUI) is the most common assisted reproductive technique (ART) in the world, with good evidence of efficacy and cost-effectiveness. However, parameters affecting its success have not been consistently reported. So in this study, we aim at determining the parameters influencing the success rate of SO-IUI. Materials and ...
Machado Júnior L C LC Department of Preventive Medicine University of São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil - - - 2014
Aim of the study was analyzing the association between mode of delivery and neonatal mortality/ morbidity in term pregnancy. Cohort study with births of liveborn normally formed fetuses from single term pregnancies in a public teaching hospital in São Paulo, Brazil, from January 2003 to March 2004 (total of 1471 ...
Adams Tracy T Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Division of Maternal-Fetal Medicine, Winthrop-University Hospital, 259 First St, Mineola, NY - - 2014
Ischemic placental disease can have long-term maternal health implications. In this article, we discuss the three conditions of ischemic placental disease (preeclampsia, fetal growth restriction, and abruption placenta) and its associated long-term maternal morbidity. Retrospective observational studies comparing pregnancies complicated by ischemic placental disease to uncomplicated pregnancies suggest an increased ...
Asemi Zatollah Z Research Center for Biochemistry and Nutrition in Metabolic Diseases, Kashan University of Medical Sciences, Kashan, I.R. - - 2014
Increased requirement and decreased dietary intakes of micronutrients during pregnancy might affect maternal health and pregnancy outcomes. This study was aimed to examine the effects of two types of multiple micronutrient supplementations on pregnancy outcomes in Kashan, Iran. In a randomized single-blind controlled clinical trial, 104 primigravid singleton pregnant women ...
Rodrigues Driéli Pacheco DP Ribeirao Preto School of Nursing, University of São Paulo, Ribeirão Preto, SP, Brazil, - - 2014
This observational, descriptive and analytic study aimed to identify the prevalence of IPV cases among pregnant women and classify them according to the type and frequency; identify the obstetric and neonatal results and their associations with the intimate partner violence (IPV) occurrence in the current pregnancy. It was developed with ...
Samutchaikij Thitinant - - 2014
To develop normal reference of cervical blood perfusion in pregnancy by using 3D power Doppler-derived FMBV at 16 to 24 weeks gestation. The present prospective cohort study recruited the normal singleton pregnant women at 16 to 24 weeks gestation who had antenatal care and midtrimester ultrasound screening at Ramathibodi Hospital ...
Nameirakpam Shantajit S Post Graduate Trainee, Department of Surgery, Regional Institute of Medical Sciences ImphaL, India - - 2014
Small intestine ischaemia caused by volvulus is difficult to diagnose during pregnancy, as the signs and symptoms may be masked by pregnancy. An early diagnosis and a prompt surgical intervention is necessary, as morbidity and mortality of this disorder are significant. We are presenting a case of a 35-year-old pregnant ...
Arab Kholoud K Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Jewish General Hospital, McGill University, Montreal, - - 2014
Abstract Objective: To measure the incidence and outcomes of pregnancies in renal transplant (RT) patients and to identify risk factors of adverse pregnancy outcomes. Methods: We conducted a population-based retrospective cohort study using the United States Nationwide Inpatient Sample from 2003-2010. The incidence of pregnancies in women with RT was ...
Jørgensen Kristian Tore KT Department of Epidemiology Research, Statens Serum Institut, Department of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Bispebjerg Hospital and Department of Rheumatology, Rigshospitalet, Copenhagen University Hospital, Copenhagen, - - 2014
Objective. This study assessed the suggested association between pregnancy-associated hypertensive disorders, hyperemesis and subsequent risk of RA using a cohort with information about pre-pregnancy health.Methods. Self-reported information on pre-pregnancy health, pregnancy course, gestational hypertension, pre-eclampsia and hyperemesis was available from 55 752 pregnant women included in the Danish National Birth ...
Rodriguez Ma Angeles MA Fetal Medicine Service, Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Medicine Department, Institut Universitari Quirón-Dexeus, Barcelona, - - 2014
The aim of this study was to evaluate the ultrasound (US)/autopsy concordance in elective termination of pregnancies (TOP) due to fetal causes. We performed a retrospective evaluation of elective TOP from 2004-2012. Inclusion criteria were: gestational age at termination <24 weeks, fetal pathology and availability of US/autopsy data. Based on the ...
Karabul Nesrin N Villa Metabolica, Centre for Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine, Langenbeckstr. 2, 55131 Mainz, - - 2014
The obstetric risk in patients with Pompe disease (glycogen storage disease type II), a mainly skeletal muscle disorder, is unknown. The clinical course and the outcome of pregnancy, and the effect of pregnancy on disease manifestations or clinical signs and symptoms in Pompe disease were analyzed retrospectively using a questionnaire. ...
Goldman Randi H RH Vincent Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Massachusetts General Hospital Fertility Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts. Electronic address: - - 2014
To use patient-specific and cycle-specific characteristics to predict clinical pregnancy, multiple pregnancy, and spontaneous abortion rates after gonadotropin ovulation induction (OI)/IUI. Retrospective chart review. Academic fertility center. A total of 1,438 women who underwent 3,375 gonadotropin OI/IUI cycles. Individual and cycle-specific characteristics were evaluated to determine predictors of the rates ...
Bodiguel E E Hôpital européen Georges-Pompidou, AP-HP, 20, rue Leblanc, 75015 Paris, France; Service de neurologie, centre hospitalier Sainte-Anne, 1, rue Cabanis, 75014 Paris, France; Faculté de médecine, université Paris Descartes, Sorbonne Paris Cité, 12, rue de l'École de Médecine, 75270 Paris cedex 06, France. Electronic address: - - 2014
The question of pregnancy in patients with multiple sclerosis is regularly raised due to the prevalence of the disease in middle age women. The multiple sclerosis think tank (Groupe de Réflexion sur la Sclérose en Plaques [GRESEP]) decided to develop recommendations on this issue, with consideration to both the impact ...
Vilallonga Ramón R Unidad de Cirugía Endocrina, Bariátrica y Metabólica, European Center of Excellence (EAC-BS), Hospital Universitari Vall d'Hebron, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Barcelona, España; Servicio de Cirugía General, Hospital Universitari Vall d'Hebron, Barcelona, - - 2014
Acute pancreatitis is a common cause of acute abdomen in pregnant women. The purpose of this study was to determine the frequency at our institution and its management and outcomes. A retrospective analysis of a database of cases presented in 7 consecutive years at a tertiary center was performed. Between ...
Soeda Shu - - 2014
Uterine arteriovenous malformation (AVM) is generally associated with uterine trauma such as dilatation and curettage, therapeutic abortion, uterine surgery and uterine malignant tumors(1)). Uterine artery embolization (UAE) is performed on patients with uterine AVM who have desire for future pregnancy(2)). Some successful pregnancies were reported after UAE for uterine AVM(5,6)), ...
Jabiry-Zieniewicz Z Z 1st Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Medical University of - - 2014
Abstract Material: From 2000 to 2012 seven pregnant were admitted. None had Ltx, the varicose have been in the 1st stage. Each of them has been consulted by the obstetrician, transplant surgeon and anesthetist. The patient condition during pregnancy, labor and postpartum period was analyzed.Results: Pregnancy in 5 cases proceeded ...
Roman Amanda A Hofstra North Shore-LIJ School of Medicine, Division of Maternal-Fetal Medicine, Manhasset, NY, - - 2014
To determine the association of maternal serum analytes in pregnancies complicated by intrauterine growth restriction (IUGR) stratified by umbilical artery (UA) Doppler vs. pregnancies with appropriately grown for gestational age (AGA) and its potential use as screening model. Retrospective cohort evaluating first and second trimester maternal serum aneuploidy screening markers ...
Kacerovsky Marian M Biomedical Research Center, University Hospital Hradec Kralove, Czech - - 2014
Abstract Objective: To determine the cervical fluid interleukin (IL)-6 and IL-8 levels in pregnancies complicated by preterm prelabor rupture of membranes (PPROM) and the association of these interleukins with microbial invasion of the amniotic cavity (MIAC) and histological chorioamnionitis (HCA). Methods: Sixty women with singleton pregnancies were included in this ...
Levron Jacob J IVF Unit, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Ramat Gan, Israel, Affiliated to Sackler School of Medicine, Tel Aviv University , Tel Aviv , Israel - - 2014
Abstract Introduction: There are two most popular protocols for Frozen Embryo Transfer: the natural and the E2&P4 replacement cycles. There is still a controversy whether one is superior over the other. Purpose: To compare the outcome in patient groups undergoing FET following these protocols. Methods: About 1235 FET cycles were ...
Grande Maribel M Department of Maternal-Fetal Medicine, Institute Gynecology, Obstetrics and Neonatology, Hospital Clínic Barcelona, Barcelona, Catalonia, - - 2014
Can antral follicle count (AFC) measured during pregnancy be used as a marker of ovarian age to assess the background risk of fetal aneuploidy? AFC was lower than expected according to maternal chronological age in trisomic pregnancies; therefore ovarian age could potentially reflect a more precise background risk of fetal ...
van Hagen Iris M IM Department of Cardiology, Thoraxcenter, Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, The - - 2014
In addition to the haemodynamic changes in pregnancy, hormones also induce changes in the aortic wall. Women with diseases like Marfan syndrome, Ehlers-Danlo syndrome, or other aortic abnormalities, have an increased risk of complications during pregnancy. Counselling and risk assessment before pregnancy is mandatory for all women with known aortic ...
Adisso Sosthène S Hubert Koutoukou Maga National Teaching Hospital, Cotonou, - - 2014
Improving the care of women who have undergone a spontaneous or induced abortion is an important step in reducing abortion-related morbidity and mortality. Both the International Federation of Gynecology and Obstetrics (FIGO) and the World Health Organization recommend the use of manual vacuum aspiration (MVA) and misoprostol rather than sharp ...
Moffat Rebecca R Clinic of Gynecological Endocrinology and Reproductive Medicine, University Hospital, University of Basel, - - 2014
An increasing proportion of infertile women are subjected to hysteroscopy. The effect of hysteroscopy on the pregnancy rate in assisted reproduction has been demonstrated to be favorable, but cervical dilation in the course of hysteroscopy may have an adverse effect on pregnancy outcome. We sought to investigate the effect of ...
Kedem Alon A Infertility and IVF Unit, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Chaim Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, affiliated to the Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel. Electronic address: - - 2014
To examine whether patients with poor ovarian response (POR) during conventional IVF/intracytoplasmic sperm injection (ICSI) treatment cycle may benefit from a modified natural cycle (MNC)-IVF. Cohort historic study. Tertiary, university-affiliated medical center. One hundred eleven patients with POR, defined according to the Bologna criteria, who underwent a subsequent MNC-IVF within ...
Morin Scott S Obstetrics and Gynecology, NYU Langone Medical Center, 530 1st Ave Rm 9E2, New York, NY, 10016, USA, - - 2014
This multicentered retrospective study analyzed whether the quantity of euploid blastocysts in a given cohort after comprehensive chromosomal screening can be used to identify candidates for single embryo transfer. Blastocysts from 437 patients underwent trophectoderm biopsy followed by array comparative genomic hybridization. Embryos were then selected for single or double ...
You Ji Yeon JY Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Samsung Medical Center, Sungkyunkwan University School of Medicine, Seoul, - - 2014
Several predictive factors associated with adverse pregnancy outcomes in female renal recipients have been suggested. Our study aimed to determine the most important factor for prediction of adverse pregnancy outcomes in female renal recipients. We studied 41 pregnancies in 29 female renal recipients retrospectively. We reviewed pregnancy outcomes and possible ...
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