Search Results
Results 351 - 400 of 2459
< 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 >
Surapaneni Tarakeswari T Head, Obstetric Medicine, Fernandez Hospital , Hyderabad, - - 2013
Background: Pre-eclampsia (PE) is the commonest type of pregnancy induced hypertension and it affects nearly 5% of pregnant women. Besides short term morbidity and mortality that are associated with pregnancy, PE is associated with long term morbidity in women. There is a lack of information on the risk of recurrence ...
Juras Josip J University of Zagreb, University Hospital Centre Zagreb, School of Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Zagreb, Croatia. - - 2013
A pregnant woman with inherited thrombophilia (factor II mutation--20210A) had two late pregnancy losses. The first pregnancy was not well documented, but the second pregnancy was complicated by fetal thrombophilia and umbilical artery thrombosis, proven after fetal death. During the third pregnancy enoxaparine was introduced in the therapy and early ...
Omokanye L O LO Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology,University of Ilorin Teaching Hospital, - - 2013
This is to study the incidence, predisposing factors, clinical presentation and management of ectopic pregnancy that presented over a four year period. This is a retrospective study of 98 ectopic pregnancies managed at the gynaecological unit of University of Ilorin Teaching Hospital, Ilorin from 1st January 2004 to 31st December ...
Hosseini Reihaneh R Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Arash Women's Hospital, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, - - 2013
Background: Ectopic pregnancy is one of the main problems in women in reproductive age that needs special attention and appropriate strategy should be managed. In some cases expectant management seems good strategy without any medicine or surgery and their possible side effects. But are the outcomes always the same? Which ...
Der E M EM Department Of Pathology, Korle-Bu Teaching Hospital, P. O. Box 77, Accra, - - 2013
Data on maternal mortality varies by region and data source. Accurate local-level data are essential to appreciate its burden. This study uses autopsy results to assess maternal mortality causes in southern Ghana. Autopsy log books of the Department of Pathology, Korle-Bu Teaching Hospital Mortuary were reviewed from 2004 through 2008 ...
Zegarac Zana - - 2013
Wilson's disease is a rare autosomal recessive disorder of copper metabolism. It causes cirrhosis of the liver, consequently followed by disorder of the menstrual cycle and infertility. Successful decopperizing may lead to restoration of the ovulatory cycle and enable pregnancy. Increased copper levels may cause preeclampsia, intrauterine growth restriction and ...
Kiyohara Marina Y - - 2013
Objective: To evaluate the fetal omphalocele diameter/abdominal circumference ratio (OD/AC) as a predictor of adverse perinatal outcome. Methods: Analysis involving 47 singleton pregnancies with fetal omphalocele, normal karyotype and absence of other major abnormalities. The OD/AC ratio was determined antenatally by ultrasound and the best cutoff for the prediction of ...
Ayyavoo Ahila - - 2013
Nausea and vomiting of pregnancy is a very common occurrence, but the reported incidence of hyperemesis gravidarum (a more severe form of vomiting in pregnancy) is much lower, estimated to vary from 0.3 to 3.6%. Studies have shown that nausea and vomiting of pregnancy is associated with improved fetal outcomes, ...
M L Randi - - 2013
Although Philadelphia-negative myeloproliferative neoplasms (MPNs) occur typically in middle to advanced age, any age group may be affected, posing a challenge for their management during pregnancy when they occur in young females. There is a high incidence of thromboembolic events and pregnancy complications in patients with myeloproliferative neoplasms, and a ...
Masturzo Bianca - - 2013
Abstract Objective: to reduce the operative delivery rate in the prolonged second stage of labor (PSSL) through intrapartum sonography. Methods: 62 women - with uncomplicated pregnancies at term, fetus in cephalic presentation and occipitoanterior position, in PSSL - had already undergone epidural anesthesia and oxytocin infusion. Transperineal Ultrasound was performed ...
Milojkovic Dragana - - 2013
Leukemia in pregnancy remains a challenging therapeutic prospect. The prevalence is low at approximately 1 in 10,000 pregnancies, and as a result data are limited to small retrospective series and case reports, rendering evidence-based recommendations for management strategies difficult. The management of the leukemias in pregnancy requires close collaboration with ...
Martínez Francisca - - 2013
Abstract We describe a series of in vitro fertilisation (IVF) long protocol cycles presenting a risk of ovarian hyperstimulation syndrome (OHSS) which were rescued with an antagonist at a university-based tertiary-care fertility centre. Nineteen IVF patients presenting a risk of OHSS during treatment with long protocol, between 2009 and November ...
Janiak Elizabeth E Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA; Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Biology, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, MA, USA. Electronic address: - - 2013
Later second-trimester abortion (gestational age ≥19 weeks) is higher risk, more expensive and more difficult to access than abortion earlier in pregnancy. We sought to enumerate barriers to care described by women seeking abortion in the latter half of the second trimester. We also assessed the accuracy of later second-trimester ...
Chen Yuan - - 2013
Increasing evidence indicates that closed vitrification has been successfully used in the cryopreservation of human oocytes and embryos. Little information is available regarding the neonatal outcome of closed blastocysts vitrification. The aim of this study was to evaluate the effectiveness and safety of blastocyst vitrification using a high-security closed vitrification ...
Brocklehurst Peter - - 2013
The CORONIS Trial was a 2x2x2x2x2 non-regular, fractional, factorial trial of five pairs of alternative caesarean section surgical techniques on a range of short-term outcomes, the primary outcome being a composite of maternal death or infectious morbidity. The consequences of different surgical techniques on longer term outcomes have not been ...
Roberts Devender - - 2013
Fetal survival is severely compromised when the membranes rupture between 16 and 24 weeks of pregnancy. Reduced amniotic fluid volume is associated with poor lung development whereas adequate volume leads to better perinatal outcomes. Restoring amniotic fluid by means of ultrasound guided amnioinfusion may be of benefit in improving perinatal ...
Hammoud Ghassan M - - 2013
Pregnancy in patients with advanced liver disease is uncommon as most women with decompensated cirrhosis are infertile and have high rate of anovulation. However, if gestation ensued; it is very challenging and carries high risks for both the mother and the baby such as higher rates of spontaneous abortion, prematurity, ...
Katayama Hiromichi - - 2013
Renal cell carcinoma (RCC) during pregnancy is rare, and the treatment of this condition requires appropriate steps to treat both the patient and the fetus. To the best of our knowledge, this is the first report to describe a case of RCC with tumor thrombus in the inferior vena cava ...
Schott Sarah - - 2013
The 2012 "4 countries meeting" of the French, Dutch, British and German Societies of Gynaecology and Obstetrics (CNGOF, NVOG, RCOG, DGGG) was dedicated to the topic "Low-risk pregnancy and normal delivery". The objective was to compare how each country organises prenatal care and normal delivery. The discussion is outlined in ...
Schneuer Francisco J - - 2013
Low serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D [25(OH)D] concentrations during pregnancy have been associated with adverse pregnancy outcomes in a few studies but not in other studies. We assessed the serum 25(OH)D concentration at 10-14 wk pregnancy and its association with adverse pregnancy outcomes and examined the predictive accuracy. In this nested case-control ...
Hill Micah J - - 2013
To assess ovarian reserve after methotrexate treatment for ectopic pregnancy or pregnancy of unknown location after assisted reproductive technology (ART). Retrospective cohort study. Large ART practice. Women receiving methotrexate or surgery after ART. None. Follicle-stimulating hormone (FSH), antral follicle count (AFC), and oocyte yield compared between women treated with methotrexate ...
Iqbal Javaid - - 2013
ABSTRACT Treatment of chronic myeloid leukemia (CML) is challenging in patients who want to conceive. We followed 809 patients of CML treated with imatinib mesylate (IM). We observed outcomes in 90 pregnancies from 61 patients (females = 21, males = 40) who conceived while on IM. Information was obtained on ...
de Steenwinkel Florentien D O - - 2013
Background Prednisone use and rheumatoid arthritis (RA) disease activity are associated with a lower bone mineral density (BMD) of the patients. Both can be inevitable in pregnant women with RA, but it is unknown if these variables influence the BMD of their offspring. Objectives To investigate whether medication or disease ...
Grassetto Alberto - - 2013
Haemoperitoneum due to ruptured extrauterine pregnancy is a complication that may occur in the first trimester of pregnancy, but massive haemorrhage with severe shock is rare. When severe bleeding does occur, timely diagnosis and rapid haemostatic treatment are vital. We present the case of a 37-year-old woman with severe bleeding ...
Murphy H R - - 2013
We can all agree that maternal hyperglycaemia, below the threshold of overt diabetes, is associated with adverse pregnancy outcomes. The key finding from the landmark Hyperglycaemia and Adverse Pregnancy Outcome (HAPO) study was that there is a continuous linear relationship between maternal hyperglycaemia and increased frequency of delivery by Caesarean ...
Gupta Simi - - 2013
Abstract Objective: The objective was to determine if the rate of abnormal biochemical markers is different in pregnancies conceived by donor oocyte versus those conceived by autologous oocytes. Methods: This is a retrospective cohort study of patients who underwent risk assessment for aneuploidy. Pregnancies conceived by egg donation were matched ...
Regalado Ellen S - - 2013
Mutations in ACTA2 predispose to thoracic aortic aneurysms and dissection as well as coronary artery and cerebrovascular disease. Here we examined the risk of aortic dissections, stroke and myocardial infarct with pregnancy in women with ACTA2 mutations. Of the 53 women who had a total of 137 pregnancies, eight had ...
Johnston R - - 2013
Unrecognized vasa previa carries a significant risk of fetal mortality. Advances in ultrasound have improved detection of vasa previa and led to a dramatic reduction in fetal morbidity and mortality. However, current management strategies require prolonged hospitalized surveillance, preterm delivery prior to the onset of labor or rupture of membranes, ...
Desai N - - 2013
To determine whether there were differences in first trimester serum analytes between cases of placenta previa with and without accreta. Cases of placenta previa in which the patient had first trimester aneuploidy screening were identified. PAPP-A and free Beta hCG (fbhCG) MoMs were compared to those with an accreta. Accreta ...
Shang M - - 2013
Objective:To evaluate the International Association of Diabetes and Pregnancy Study Groups (IADPSG) criteria versus the American Diabetes Association (ADA) criteria for diagnosing gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) in China.Study Design:Overall, 3083 women with a singleton pregnancy underwent a 75-g, 2-h oral glucose tolerance test between 24 and 28 weeks of pregnancy, ...
Rodríguez-Mañero Moisés - - 2013
Little is known about the risks and outcomes of pregnancy in women with Brugada syndrome. We therefore evaluated pregnancy outcomes and the influence of pregnancy in patients with Brugada syndrome. A retrospective analysis was performed in all pregnant women with Brugada syndrome. We included 104 women with a total of ...
Umazume Takeshi - - 2013
The risk of abortion is known to be high in women with essential thrombocythemia (ET). However, a few studies have focused on the risk of stillbirth among fetuses reaching gestational age compatible with life. Review of medical charts of pregnant women with ET who received cares at a single center ...
Xu Jiajun - - 2013
To monitor weight gain during pregnancy and assess its relation with perinatal health outcomes, both unconditional (cross-sectional) and conditional (longitudinal) standards of maternal weight are needed. This study aimed to develop and validate unconditional and conditional maternal weight standards for use in Malawi, Africa. Longitudinal data were drawn from an ...
Lenhard M James - - 2013
Abstract Pregnancies affected by type 1 diabetes (T1D) carry a major risk for poor fetal, neonatal, and maternal outcomes. Achieving normoglycemia while minimizing the risk of hypoglycemia is a major goal in the management of T1D as this can greatly reduce the risk of complications. However, maintaining optimal glucose levels ...
Takahashi Jun C - - 2013
Pregnancy-associated hemorrhagic stroke is considered a serious complication. Although coagulopathy, pregnancy-induced hypertension, eclampsia, and other systemic complications have been emphasized, pre-existing cerebrovascular diseases (CVDs) have not been fully analyzed. To clarify the role of these vascular lesions more in detail, the Japan Neurosurgical Society conducted a nationwide survey on all ...
Alfirevic Zarko - - 2013
Abnormal blood flow patterns in fetal circulation detected by Doppler ultrasound may indicate poor fetal prognosis. It is also possible false positive Doppler ultrasound findings could encourage inappropriate early delivery. The objective of this review was to assess the effects of Doppler ultrasound used to assess fetal well-being in high-risk ...
Decleer Wim - - 2013
To analyze the incidence of ectopic pregnancies (EPs) in fresh and frozen/thawed cycles. A retrospective cohort study on the incidence of EPs in all fresh IVF cycles from January 2002 until December 2012. This was compared with the incidence of tubal pregnancies in patients undergoing transfer of frozen/thawed embryos during ...
Peng Jing - - 2013
Can microsurgical vasoepididymostomy (MVE) be used to treat azoospermia in men with epididymal obstruction who have had a prior attempt at sperm retrieval with ICSI and failed to achieve a pregnancy? MVE is an effective treatment for epididymal obstruction. MVE is an effective treatment for non-vasectomized patients with epididymal obstruction. ...
Shields Beverley M - - 2013
Context:Increasing numbers of women are being treated with l-thyroxine in pregnancy for mild thyroid dysfunction because of its association with impaired neuropsychological development in their offspring and other adverse obstetric outcomes. However, there are limited data to indicate whether treatment should be continued outside of pregnancy.Objectives:We aimed to determine whether ...
Hackney D N - - 2013
Spontaneous preterm birth (SPTB) is the common endpoint of different underlying etiologies, including chorion-decidual bleeding and inflammation. However, specific histologic findings from a prior pregnancy do not always inform clinical management in subsequent pregnancies secondary to few prior studies having evaluated the relationship between prior pregnancy pathology and subsequent outcomes ...
Schneuer Francisco J - - 2013
To assess Ang-1, Ang-2 and the Ang-1/Ang-2 ratio levels in the first trimester of pregnancy, their association with adverse pregnancy outcomes; and their predictive accuracy. This cohort study measured serum Ang-1 and Ang-2 levels in 4,785 women with singleton pregnancies attending first trimester screening in New South Wales, Australia. Multivariate ...
Cai Qianfang - - 2013
To identify the independent predictors of live birth following IVF, and to assess the role of cohort-specific parameters, including antral follicle count (AFC), the number of oocytes retrieved, the total number of embryos, and the total number of good-quality embryos, in fresh IVF cycles. A retrospective cohort study of 2,525 ...
Wu Yu-Mei - - 2013
To evaluate the clinical management of cervical intraepithelial neoplasia (CIN) and cervical microinvasive squamous cell carcinoma in pregnant and postpartum women. This prospective study enrolled 27,230 pregnant women undergoing routine gestational examinations between August 1, 2007 and July 31, 2010 in the Beijing Obstetrics and Gynecology Hospital, Capital Medical University. ...
Kudesia Rashmi - - 2013
This study evaluated fertility and oncologic outcomes in women with complex atypical hyperplasia (CAH) or non-myoinvasive grade 1 endometrioid endometrial carcinoma (EM) who desired fertility-sparing therapy. The retrospective cohort study included women < 45 years of age with CAH or EM who desired fertility-sparing treatment at our institution. Only patients ...
Bouvier Sylvie - - 2013
The incidence of pregnancy outcomes for women with the purely obstetric form of antiphospholipid syndrome (APS) treated with prophylactic low-molecular weight heparin LMWH plus low-dose aspirin LDA has not been documented. We observed women without a history of thrombosis, who had experienced three consecutive spontaneous abortions before the 10th week ...
Bouvier Sylvie - - 2013
The incidence of pregnancy outcomes in women with constitutive thrombophilia is uncertain. We observed women with no history of thrombotic events (non-thrombotic), who had experienced three consecutive spontaneous abortions before the 10th week of gestation or one fetal death at or beyond the 10th week of gestation. We compared the ...
Grober Ethan D - - 2013
To analyze the vasectomy reversal (VR) outcomes specifically among patients with vasal obstructive intervals (VOIs) of >10 years. The VOI has been shown to be a significant predictor of outcome after VR. Although no strict cutoff exists, couples have frequently been discouraged from considering a VR strictly according to the ...
Savchev Stefan - - 2013
Objective: The terms early- and late-onset fetal growth restriction (FGR) are commonly used to distinguish two phenotypes characterized by differences in onset, fetoplacental Doppler, association with preeclampsia (PE) and severity. We evaluated the optimal gestational age (GA) cut-off maximizing differences among these two forms. Patients and Methods: A cohort of ...
Mamun Abdullah A - - 2013
To examine the association between the mode of delivery and the risk of offspring obesity by age 21 years using a large community-based birth cohort study in Australia. We followed-up a subsample of 2,625 offspring for whom we had measured physical assessments, including height and weight at 21 years and ...
Männistö Jaana J Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University Hospital of Oulu, Oulu, Finland. Electronic address: - - 2013
The objective was to compare the risks of preterm birth, low birth weight, small for gestational age (SGA) infants and placental complications in subsequent pregnancy after second vs. first trimester medical termination of pregnancy (MTOP) in primigravid women. A total of 88,522 women who underwent termination of pregnancy during 2000-2009 ...
< 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 >