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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 ...
Casillas Alejandra - - 2013
Unintended pregnancies reflect an unmet need for family planning, and are part of health disparities. Using the only database to inquire about pregnancy intention among women in Switzerland, this study examined the relationship between immigrant documentation and unintended pregnancy (UP). Among pregnant women presenting to a Swiss hospital, we compared ...
Guzowski G - - 2013
Invasive ultrasound management of a 6-week live cervical pregnancy in a 26-year old primipara is described. The patient was given methotrexate three times at seven-day intervals with no effect. Then 15% KCl was administered intra-amniotically via the transvaginal and transcervical route under ultrasound guidance. The procedure was successful, causing fetal ...
Keltz Martin D - - 2013
There are no prior studies that assess the non-in vitro fertilization (IVF) pregnancy rates in chlamydia serology-positive versus serology-negative women. Therefore, we wanted to determine whether a positive Chlamydia trachomatis immunoglobulin G serology result predicts reduced clinical pregnancy rates without IVF. A prospective observational study was performed at a university-affiliated ...
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: In the past, the period from 3 weeks before until 2 weeks after the estimated date of delivery was considered "term," with the expectation that neonatal outcomes from deliveries in this interval were uniform and good. Increasingly, however, research has shown that neonatal outcomes, especially respiratory morbidity, vary depending ...
Nickens Myrna Alexander - - 2013
Cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of death generally and the most common cause of death during pregnancy in industrialized countries. Improvement in early diagnosis and treatment of congenital heart disease has increased the number of women with such conditions reaching reproductive age. The growing prevalence of diabetes, hypertension, obesity, ...
Chaveeva P - - 2013
Objective: To compare the outcome of trichorionic triplet (TCT) and dichorionic triplet (DCT) pregnancies managed expectantly and those with embryo reduction (ER) at 10-14 weeks to twins or singletons. Methods: This was a retrospective study of triplet pregnancies with 3 live fetuses managed expectantly or by ER. Data were combined ...
Ampt Amanda J - - 2013
Aim: To assess reporting characteristics of commonly dichotomised pregnancy outcomes (e.g. preterm/term birth); and to investigate whether behaviours (e.g. smoking), medical conditions (e.g. diabetes) or interventions (e.g. induction) were reported differently by pregnancy outcomes. Methods: Further analysis of a previous validation study was undertaken, in which 1680 perinatal records were ...
Little Sahoko H - - 2013
Introduction: The declining number of family physicians providing pregnancy care is of concern because they are an important source of pregnancy care in underserved communities. Innovative approaches might reinforce family physician participation in pregnancy care for the underserved. Since group prenatal visits have been shown to improve patient education, support, ...
Shanbhogue Alampady K P - - 2013
Pregnancy predisposes women to a wide array of obstetric and gynecological complications which are often complex, challenging and sometimes life-threatening. While some of these are unique to pregnancy, a few that occur in nonpregnant women are more common during pregnancy. Imaging plays a crucial role in the diagnosis and management ...
Liao C - - 2013
The aim of this study is to assess the initial indications, frequency and termination rates of pregnancies with sex chromosome aneuploidies (SCAs), at a mainland Chinese hospital. A total of 56 cases (0.9%) with SCAs were identified in 6,515 pregnancies referred for fetal karyotyping. Turner syndrome was the most commonly ...
Gottheil Stephanie - - 2013
Background: Endometrioid ovarian carcinoma is rarely diagnosed during pregnancy and is generally asymptomatic. We present a case of endometrioid ovarian carcinoma during pregnancy that presented with acute rupture, and discuss options for management. Case: A primigravid woman presented at 26 weeks' gestation with severe abdominal pain. At laparotomy, an adnexal ...
Brusco G F - - 2013
Nuclear and cytoplasmic competence of human oocyte is critical for future competence of the embryo upon which ultimately depends the outcome of an ART (Assisted Reproductive Technology) treatment. Follicular microenvironment in which the oocyte develops is crucial, and this must be taken into account particularly with the use of hormonal ...
Tanase Yasuhito - - 2013
A 32-year-old gravid 1, parity 0 woman was referred to our hospital with suspicion of ectopic pregnancy 31 days after her previous menstrual period. She had a 5-month history of secondary infertility reported increasing lower abdominal pain. Her serum human chronic gonadotropin level was 8160 mIU/mL. Her medical history was significant ...
Costa Ana A Departamento de Obstetrícia, Ginecologia e Medicina da Reprodução. Hospital de Santa Maria (Centro Hospitalar Lisboa Norte). Lisboa. - - 2013
Introduction: To analyze the cesarean section rate evolution in a tertiary hospital and the main indications for cesarean section. Material and Methods: A retrospective study was conducted at a major academic hospital and included 5 751 women who had a cesarean section from 2005 to 2011. The rates of overall, ...
Kureshee Nargis Ibrahim NI MD Pharmacology Final Year - - 2013
Background: Careful consideration of the benefit to the mother and risk to the foetus, is required, while prescribing drugs during pregnancy. Objectives: To assess the pattern of drug utilization during pregnancy and to explore the knowledge, attitude and awareness on drug use by the antenatal mother in a tertiary care ...
Chang Ikjin I Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Samsung Medical Center, Sungkyunkwan University School of Medicine, Seoul, - - 2013
We report a case of Cushing syndrome secondary to adrenal adenoma presenting with hypertension and oligohydramnios during pregnancy. The tumor was confirmed by magnetic resonance imaging at 28 week 3 day weeks of pregnancy and was removed surgically at 29 week 1 day weeks of gestation. After surgery, hypertension subsided ...
Kim Myo Sun MS Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Seoul National University Hospital, Seoul, - - 2013
To compare the pregnancy-related complications after laparoscopic and laparotomic uterine myomectomy. A retrospective study of 415 women who received laparoscopic (n = 340) or laparotomic (n = 75) resection of uterine leiomyomas in one center. The mean follow-up period was 26.5 months in laparoscopic group and 23.9 months in laparotomic ...
Wozniak SÅ‚awomir S Department of Gynecology, Medical University of Lublin, Poland. - - 2013
A pregnancy located within a cesarean scar is the rarest form of ectopic pregnancy. We present a case of a 34-year-old woman with a history of one cesarean section (gravida 2, para 1) admitted to the hospital at 9 weeks of gestation due to vaginal bleeding, initially diagnosed as a ...
Akin Ibrahim I MH Aegean Maternity, Teaching and Training Hospital, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Izmir, - - 2013
To investigate the relationship between fetal renal artery Doppler results and pregnancy outcomes in patients with idiopathic abnormal amniotic fluid indices. A total of 110 patients without signs of fetal distress were included in the study: 31 idiopathic oligohydramnios and 29 idiopathic polyhydramnios pregnancies (study group) and 50 normal pregnancies ...
Behnamfar Fariba F Fariba Behnamfar, Associate Professor, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Isfahan, - - 2013
Background and Objective: Miscarriage is a common complication of early pregnancy with medical and psychological consequences. Dilation and Curettage are considered as two standard caring ways for early pregnancy failure. Alternatively misoprostol has been used as a single agent for termination of early pregnancy. Aim of the present study was ...
Headley Adrienne J AJ Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Saint Peter's University Hospital, New Brunswick, NJ 08901, USA. - - 2013
Heterotopic pregnancy, or simultaneous intrauterine and extrauterine pregnancy, occurs rarely. Consequently, clinicians might not always consider a diagnosis of heterotopic pregnancy. Transvaginal ultrasound or other imaging modalities cannot be completely relied upon to exclude heterotopic pregnancy from the differential diagnosis of pregnant patients with abdominal pain. A 32-year-old woman, G5 ...
Giglio James A JA School of Dentistry, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA, - - 2013
Pregnancy is a unique time in a woman's life, accompanied by a variety of physiologic, anatomic and hormonal changes that can affect how oral health care is provided. However, these patients are not medically compromised and should not be denied dental treatment simply because they are pregnant. This article discusses ...
Kim Miseon - - 2013
We have performed 36 vaginal radical trachelectomies (RTs) for patients with early invasive uterine cervical cancer and experienced 10 deliveries. Pregnancy after RT has far higher risks of prematurity and complications such as preterm premature rupture of the membrane (pPROM) and chorioamnionitis. We report the significance of transabdominal cerclage in ...
Silberstein Tali - - 2013
Abstract Objective: To investigate pregnancy outcome in patient who conceived by assisted reproductive techniques. Methods: A retrospective population based study was conducted, comparing obstetrical complications and neonatal outcomes of singleton pregnancies conceived by in vitro fertilization (IVF; n=1,296) and ovulation induction (n=1,988) as compared to singleton pregnancies conceived spontaneously (n=172,288). ...
Son Ga Hyun - - 2013
Aims: To investigate risk factors for cesarean section (CS) following labor induction in nulliparas with an unfavorable cervix at or beyond 41 weeks of gestation. Methods: In this retrospective cohort study, a total of 276 nulliparas with an unfavorable cervix (Bishop score ≤6) who underwent labor induction for prolonged pregnancies ...
Mekaru Keiko - - 2013
Increased incidence of preterm birth, pregnancy-induced hypertension (PIH) and small-for-gestational-age (SGA) babies have been reported in women with endometriosis, but the study populations included women in whom a definitive diagnosis was not attainable, and women who conceived via in vitro fertilization/embryo transfer (IVF/ET), which, in itself, is a risk factor ...
Deighan M M Department of Anaesthetics, National Maternity Hospital, Dublin, Ireland. Electronic address: - - 2013
Cystic fibrosis affects 1 in 1600-2500 live births and is inherited in an autosomal recessive manner. It primarily involves the respiratory, gastrointestinal and reproductive tracts, with impaired clearance of, and obstruction by, increasingly viscous secretions. Severe respiratory disease, diabetes and gastro-oesophageal reflux may result. Improvements in medical management and survival ...
Maslova Ekaterina - - 2013
Past studies suggest that maternal vitamin D intake during pregnancy may protect against child wheeze but studies on asthma are limited. Our objective was to examine the relation between intake of vitamin D in mid-pregnancy and child asthma and allergic rhinitis at 18 months and 7 years. We examined data ...
Abbouda Alessandro - - 2013
Abstract Introduction: Thyroid ophthalmopathy is a complication most commonly associated with Grave's disease. The disease course ranges from mild to severe, with severe cases resulting in major visual impairment. Methods: A complete ophthalmic examination in a 35-year-old secundigravida to 14 weeks of gestation presented to the hospital for a routine ...
Levine Lisa D - - 2013
Although the rate of inductions continues to rise, there is a paucity of data investigating subsequent pregnancy outcomes after induction. Our objective was to compare term inductions to term spontaneous labor and evaluate the rate of subsequent spontaneous preterm birth (sPTB). A retrospective cohort study of women with 2 consecutive ...
Musleh Camelia - - 2013
A 16-year-old right-handed boy presented for consultation for recent development of seizures. He is the product of a normal pregnancy and delivery without a history of developmental delay, head trauma, or family history of epilepsy. A year and a half prior to our consultation, the patient noted that his hand ...
Turgal Mert - - 2013
Abstract Familial Mediterranean fever (FMF) is an autosomal recessive disease affecting mainly patients of the Mediterranean basin and its major complication is the development of renal AA amyloidosis. On the other hand pregnancy with amyloidosis is not common; nevertheless, amyloidosis will complicate pregnancies also with the underlying disease and may ...
Veersema Sebastiaan - - 2013
To evaluate the obstetrical outcomes of intended and unintended pregnancies after Essure(®) hysteroscopic sterilization. Retrospective review of all pregnancies reported with Essure(®)in situ in the Netherlands . Pregnancies included those that were unintentional (resulting from lack of protocol adherence and/or misread confirmation tests) and those that were intentional (resulting from ...
Shin Dayeon - - 2013
The gestational weight gain (GWG) guidelines of the Institute of Medicine (IOM) aim to optimize birth outcomes and reduce pregnancy complications. The GWG guidelines are set based on the prepregnancy weight status and optimal weight gain at different trimesters of pregnancy. Dietary references intakes (DRIs) of the IOM are set ...
Oberg Anna Sara AS Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA; Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, - - 2013
Although a history of postpartum hemorrhage (PPH) is a recognized risk factor for PPH in subsequent pregnancies, little is known about how the risk accumulates over multiple pregnancies, how recurrence varies by PPH subtype, and whether recurrence can be explained by chronic maternal conditions. Risks of PPH were assessed according ...
Guo Lei - - 2013
To study the influence of post-thawed culture (2-4 h and 20-24 h) on the outcome of frozen-thawed embryo transfer (FET) cycle. In this retrospective study, a total of 1,353 patients were undergoing the FET treatment at the reproductive medical center between June 2010 and July 2012. 3,398 frozen-thawed embryos were divided in ...
Amel Ivan Erli E Associate Professor, Department of Pathology, Sri Manakula Vinyagar Medical College Hospital , Pondicherry - 605107, India - - 2013
Background and Aim: Anaemia occurring during pregnancy is an important public health problem in developing countries. In India, anaemia is one of the most common causes of maternal death, accounting for 20% of total maternal deaths. This study was conducted with the aim of evaluating anaemia among booked antenatal mothers ...
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