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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 ...
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 ...
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