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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 ...
Uenaka Mizuki M Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Kobe University Graduate School of Medicine, Kobe, - - 2014
To determine the factors related to adverse pregnancy outcomes and neonatal thyroid dysfunction in pregnancies complicated by Graves' disease. Thirty-five pregnancies complicated by Graves' disease were divided into two groups: adverse pregnancy outcome (n=15) and no adverse pregnancy outcome (n=20). Adverse pregnancy outcomes included spontaneous abortion, stillbirth, premature delivery, fetal ...
Ozgur Kemal K Antalya IVF, Halide Edip Cd. No:7, Kanal Mh., Antalya 07080, - - 2014
This study investigated the use of hysteroscopic Essure device placement for the treatment of hydrosalpinx-related infertility in patients with laparoscopic contraindications and compared their pregnancy outcomes following assisted conception treatment with those of patients having had laparoscopic tubal ligation. A total of 102 infertile patients were diagnosed with unilateral or ...
Schwartzenburg Christopher J CJ University of Rochester Medical Center, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Rochester, NY, United States, - - 2014
Abstract Objective: We sought to explore the clinical variables associated with the loss of rubella immunity during pregnancy and to determine if these changes are linked to obstetrical complications. Methods: This is a case-control study in which women were identified whose rubella antibody titers were equivocal or non-immune and compared ...
Awofisayo A A Centre for Infectious Disease Surveillance and Control, Public Health England, - - 2014
SUMMARY Listeriosis is a rare but severe foodborne disease with low morbidity and high case-fatality rates. Pregnant women, unborn and newborn babies are among the high-risk groups for listeriosis. We examined listeriosis cases reported to the enhanced surveillance system in England and Wales from 1990 to 2010 to identify risk ...
Khalil Asma A Department of Fetal Medicine, Institute for Women's Health, University College London Hospitals, London, - - 2014
To investigate the longitudinal changes in maternal hemodynamics in pregnancies that develop preeclampsia (PE) and gestational hypertension (GH), following first trimester screening. This was a prospective longitudinal study in singleton pregnancies identified by screening at 11(+0) -13(+6)  weeks' gestation as being at high-risk for PE. Measurements of augmentation index (AIx), ...
Hassan M M Department of Nursing-Midwifery, Mahabad Branch, Islamic Azad University, Mahabad, Iran. Electronic address: - - 2014
To investigate the prevalence of intimate partner violence (IPV) against pregnant women and its relationship with adverse maternal outcomes, including preterm labour, abortion, caesarean section, antenatal hospitalization and vaginal bleeding, in the West Azerbaijan, Iran. Cross-sectional design. In total, 1300 pregnant women, aged 18-39 years, who were referred to hospitals ...
Tan T L TL Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, KK Women's and Children's Hospital , - - 2014
Early pregnancy complication remains a significant cause of maternal morbidity and mortality. Despite the paucity of evidence to support consultant-led early pregnancy unit over nurse- or sonographer-led services, hospitals have devoted scarce resources to appoint consultants to lead their early pregnancy units. We compared the management and outcomes of confirmed ...
Levron Yacov Y Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Sheba Medical Center, Tel-Hashomer, Sackler School of Medicine, Tel-Aviv University, - - 2014
To determine the prevalence of placental complications in patients conceived through donor versus autologous oocytes. A retrospective cohort study including two groups of patients who conceived through in vitro fertilization using: 1) donor oocyte (n=139) and 2) autologous oocyte (n=126). Only singleton gestations were included .The rate of placental complications ...
Islam Zaheena Z Section of Fetal and Maternal Medicine and Neonatal Health, Aga Khan University Hospital, Karachi, - - 2014
Abstract Objective: To determine the prognostic value of umbilical artery Doppler (UAD) with fetal growth restriction (FGR) and their perinatal outcomes. Methods: This was a retrospective cohort study of fetuses with growth ≤ 5(th) centile from 2001-2012. Pregnancy outcomes were compared according to UAD findings for 253 cases. Doppler findings ...
Yoost Jennie L JL Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Marshall University, Huntington, West Virginia; University of Louisville, School of Public Health and Information Sciences, Louisville, Kentucky. Electronic address: - - 2014
To evaluate a novel approach to adolescent pregnancy prevention through scheduled educational clinic visits, focusing to retain patients within the clinic system. This is a retrospective chart review conducted at the Center for Adolescent Pregnancy Prevention, a privately funded clinic located in an urban setting serving only adolescents and young ...
Amini Elaheh - - 2014
To assess the association of maternal hyperuricemia with adverse pregnancy outcome and neonatal metabolic, neurologic and respiratory disturbances in normotensive singleton pregnant women. This prospective multicentric cohort study was conducted on 404 normotensive singleton pregnant women who were admitted for delivery in Vali-Asr and Akbar-Abadi teaching hospitals of Tehran University ...
Fouelifack Florent Ymele - - 2014
Adolescent pregnancies are a growing public health problem in Cameroon. We sought to study the outcome of such pregnancies, in order to inform public health action. A cross-sectional analysis of 5997 deliveries which compared the outcome of deliveries in adolescent (10-19 years old) pregnant women registered at the Yaounde Central ...
Oken Emily E Obesity Prevention Program, Department of Population Medicine, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Institute, Boston, MA, USA, Department of Environmental Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA, Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA, Channing Laboratory, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, MA, USA, Connors Center for Women's Health and Gender Biology, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, MA, USA, Department of Environmental Health, Boston University School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA, Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA, Department of Pediatrics, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA, USA, Division of Newborn Medicine, Boston Children's Hospital, Boston, MA, USA, Department of Neonatology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA, USA, Department of Emergency Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA, USA, Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition, Boston Children's Hospital, Boston, MA, USA, Division of Endocrinology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA, USA and Division of Neonatology, Boston Medical Center and Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA, - - 2014
We established Project Viva to examine prenatal diet and other factors in relation to maternal and child health. We recruited pregnant women at their initial prenatal visit in eastern Massachusetts between 1999 and 2002. Exclusion criteria included multiple gestation, inability to answer questions in English, gestational age ≥22 weeks at ...
Taylor Tyl H TH Reproductive Endocrinology Associates of Charlotte, 1524 E. Morehead St., Charlotte, NC 28207, USA; University of Kent, Department of Biosciences, Canterbury CT2 7NJ, United - - 2014
Trophectoderm biopsy with comprehensive chromosome screening (CCS) has been shown to increase implantation and pregnancy rates. Some patients desire CCS on previously cryopreserved blastocysts, resulting in blastocysts that are thawed/warmed, biopsied, vitrified and then warmed again. The effect of two cryopreservation procedures and two thawing/warming procedures on outcomes has not ...
Guha S S Queen Charlottes and Chelsea Hospital, Imperial College, Du Cane Road, London W12 0HS, - - 2014
How does a protocol based on a single serum progesterone measurement perform as a triage tool in women with pregnancy of unknown location (PUL) in comparison to protocols based on serial hCG measurement? Triage based on the logistic regression model M4 (using initial hCG and hCG ratio (48 h/0 h)) ...
Hünseler C C Department of Neonatology and Pediatric Intensive Care, Children's Hospital, University of Cologne, - - 2014
to assess whether the incidence of angiotensin II-receptor type 1antagonist (AT1-anta-gonist) - or ACE-inhibitor induced cases of oligohydramnios sequence (OHS) in 2011 was reduced after intensive alerts as to the causal association between AT1-antagonist /ACE-inhibitor and OHS in the German medical literature.3 sources of information were used: A nationwide active ...
Verheecke Magali M Gynecologic Oncology, University Hospitals Leuven, Herestraat, 49, 3000 Leuven, Belgium; Division of Oncology, KULeuven, Herestraat, 49, 3000 Leuven, - - 2014
The concurrence of intracranial tumours with pregnancy is rare. The purpose of this study was to describe all reported patients registered in the international Cancer in Pregnancy registration study (CIP study; http://www.cancerinpregnancy.org), and to review the literature in order to obtain better insight into outcome and possibilities of treatment in ...
Bouthoorn Selma H SH The Generation R Study Group, Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, the Netherlands; Department of Public Health, Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, the Netherlands. Electronic address: - - 2014
To examine the association between socioeconomic position (SEP) and umbilical and uterine placental resistance indices in the second and third trimester, and to what extent this could be explained by lifestyle-related behaviors. Prospective cohort study. Rotterdam, the Netherlands. 7,033 pregnant women of mean age (± standard deviation) 29.9 (±5.2) years. ...
Pieper Petronella G PG Department of Cardiology, University Medical Centre Groningen, University of Groningen, PO Box 30.001, 9700 RB Groningen, The Netherlands. Electronic address: - - 2014
Pulmonary hypertension during pregnancy is associated with considerable risks of maternal mortality and morbidity. Our systematic review of the literature on the use of targeted treatments for pulmonary arterial hypertension during pregnancy indicates a considerable decrease of mortality since a previous review in 1998 (16% v 38%), and a further ...
Trønnes Håvard H Department of Global Public Health and Primary Care, University of Bergen, Bergen, Norway; Department of Pediatrics, Haukeland University Hospital, Bergen, - - 2014
To assess the risk of developing cerebral palsy in relation to pregnancy disorders and preterm birth. By linking the Medical Birth Registry of Norway to other national registries, we identified all live births in Norway from 1967 through to 2001. Risks of cerebral palsy (CP) after preterm delivery and pregnancy ...
Kessous Roy R Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Soroka University Medical Center, Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, - - 2014
To evaluate the role of umbilical artery (UA) peak systolic velocity (PSV) measurements in the prediction of perinatal outcome in fetuses with intrauterine growth restriction (IUGR). A prospective study was performed, including patients with a suspected diagnosis of IUGR. Exclusion criteria were multiple gestations, unreliable gestational age, and known fetal ...
Elassy Saeed M R SM Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Ain Shams University, Cairo, Egypt. Electronic address: - - 2014
Cardiac surgery during pregnancy is reserved for cases of failure of medical treatment due to its detrimental maternal and fetal effects. Between March 2003 and December 2012, 23 pregnant women with severe valve malfunction required open heart surgery. The mean age was 30.3 ± 4.9 years. Gestational age ranged from ...
U─čur Bilgin Aynur A Necmettin Erbakan University, Meram Medical School, Department of Hematology, 42080 Konya, Turkey. Electronic address: - - 2014
Thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura (TTP) is an uncommon, severe, potentially life-threatening disease characterized by microangiopathic hemolytic anemia, thrombocytopenia, altered mental status, fever, and renal abnormalities. It can be seen at any age or sex but affects women of childbearing age more commonly. Pregnancy is known as one of the most common ...
Tanaka Yusuke Y Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine, Suita, Osaka, - - 2014
Objective The objective of this report is to describe a rare case of interstitial pregnancy ultimately resulting in a viable infant coexistent with massive perivillous fibrin deposition (MPFD). Study Design This study is a case report and literature review. Results A 35-year-old female patient underwent cesarean section at 32 weeks of gestation due ...
Obara Mikitaka M Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology, HIRAKA General Hospital, Yokote City, Akita, - - 2014
Objective Cases of prolapsed myoma in which pregnancy was carried to full term or near term after vaginal myomectomy are very rare. Previously, only two such cases have been reported. In addition, both those patients had a pedunculated leiomyoma, which could be treated by twisting or clamping. Here, we report a ...
Leppänen Marja M Department of Health Sciences, Faculty of Sport and Health Sciences, University of Jyväskylä, Jyväskylä, Finland, - - 2014
The aim of this study was to examine the predictors of change in intensity-specific leisure-time physical activity (LTPA) during pregnancy, and the perceived support and barriers of LTPA in Finnish pregnant women at increased risk of gestational diabetes. The study population consisted of 399 pregnant women who participated in a ...
Cain Mary Ashley MA University of South Florida, Obstetrics and - - 2014
Abstract Postmortem evaluation following an in utero fetal demise is essential for determining cause of death and counseling regarding future pregnancies. Severe maceration and fetal size along with patient desires may limit the physician's ability to perform a complete autopsy. In the cases presented we demonstrate the utility of postmortem ...
Hjordt Hansen Maj V MV Department of Gynecology, Rigshospitalet University Hospital, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, - - 2014
To assess the reproductive long-term prognosis of women with and without endometriosis, explore changes over time, and quantify the contribution of artificial reproductive techniques. Cohort study. Denmark 1977-2009. Data retrieved from four national registries. Among 15-49 year old women during the period 1977-82, 24 667 were diagnosed with and 98 ...
Gibson Kelly S KS Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, MetroHealth Medical Center-Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH, United States. Electronic address: - - 2014
Elective induction of labor has been discouraged over concerns regarding increased complications. We evaluated the mode of delivery and maternal and neonatal morbidities in low risk patients whose labor was electively induced or expectantly managed at term. A retrospective cross-sectional study from 12 United States institutions (19 hospitals), 2002 through ...
Oron Galia G Department of Obstetrics and Gynecolgy, McGill Univeristy, Montreal, Quebec, Canada. Electronic address: - - 2014
To compare obstetric and perinatal outcomes of singletons born after extended embryo culture and a single blastocyst stage embryo versus a single cleavage stage embryo transfer. A retrospective cohort study of 1543 fresh single embryo transfer (SET) using non-donor oocytes in women ≤ 40 years old from December 2008 to ...
Bergamini Alice A Obstetrics and Gynecology Unit, San Raffaele Scientific Institute, Milan, - - 2014
Malignant degeneration of endometriosis in the inguinal region is rare, and has only been reported in six cases in the literature, none of which was detected during pregnancy. We present the first case of endometriosis-associated adenocarcinoma in the inguinal region in a 34-year-old woman who was 35 weeks' pregnant. The ...
Parra-Saavedra Miguel M Department of Maternal-Fetal Medicine, Institute Clínic of Gynecology, Obstetrics and Neonatology (ICGON), Hospital Clinic-IDIBAPS, University of Barcelona and Centre for Biomedical Research on Rare Diseases (CIBER-ER), Barcelona, Spain; Maternal- Fetal Unit, CEDIFETAL, Centro de Diagnóstico de Ultrasonido e Imágenes, CEDIUL, Barranquilla, - - 2014
To elucidate the association between Doppler parameters and histological signs of placental underperfusion (PUP) in late-onset small-for-gestational age (SGA) babies. The umbilical and middle cerebral arteries, uterine arteries (UtA), and umbilical vein blood flow (UVBF) were evaluated within 7 days of delivery in a cohort of 95 SGA singleton fetuses ...
Kim Ja Hyeong JH Department of Pediatrics, Ulsan University Hospital, University of Ulsan Collage of Medicine, Ulsan, - - 2014
It is uncertain whether folate is risk or preventive factor for allergic and respiratory diseases. To determine the relationship between maternal or offspring folate status and subsequent development of allergic and respiratory diseases in early childhood. In total, 917 mother-child pairs from a prospective birth cohort in South Korea were ...
Nykjaer Camilla C Nutritional Epidemiology Group, School of Food Science and Nutrition, University of Leeds, , Leeds, - - 2014
Evidence is conflicting regarding the relationship between low maternal alcohol consumption and birth outcomes. This paper aimed to investigate the association between alcohol intake before and during pregnancy with birth weight and gestational age and to examine the effect of timing of exposure. A prospective cohort in Leeds, UK, of ...
Yust-Katz Shlomit S Department of Neuro-Oncology, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas (S.Y.-K., J.F.d.G., M.D.A., C.A.C., M.R.G., T.S.A.); Department of Biostatistics, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas (D.L., J.W., Y.Y.); Department of Gynecologic Oncology and Reproductive Medicine, Division of Surgery, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas - - 2014
Improvements in brain tumor treatments have led to an increase in the number of young women with brain tumors who are now considering pregnancy. The aim of this study is to evaluate the influence of pregnancy on brain tumor biology. In this institutional review board-approved retrospective study, we searched the ...
Yildiz Funda - - 2014
The aim of this study was to determine the relationship between marital violence and distress level among women with a diagnosis of infertility. In this prospective randomized study, a total of 180 patients were included in the study. Amongst these, pertubation of the uterine cavity was carried out in 79 ...
Ashrafi Mahnaz M Department of Endocrinology and Female Infertility at Reproductive Biomedicine Research Center, Royan Institute for Reproductive Biomedicine, ACECR, Tehran, Iran ; Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Iran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, - - 2014
Our objective was to evaluate the effect of ovarian endometrioma on ovarian stimulation outcomes in in vitro fertilization cycles (IVF). In this prospective cohort study, we followed 103 patients who underwent intra-cytoplasmic sperm injection (ICSI) procedures over a 24-months period. The study group consisted of 47 infertile women with either ...
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