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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 ...
Popa Alina Delia - - 2014
The aim of the study was to explore the anthropometric maternal characteristics and prenatal care as determinants of pregnancy weight gain. We conducted a cross-sectional study on a total of 400 pregnant women admitted to Cuza-Vodă Obstetrics and Gynecology Clinical Hospital, Iaşi. Information on demographic characteristics, number of prenatal visits, ...
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 ...
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 ...
Sreelakshmi U U Vydehi Institute of Medical Sciences and Research Centre, No. 82, EPIP Area, Whitefield, Bangalore, 560066 - - 2014
To study the incidence of septic abortion, reasons for that, sociodemographic profile, abortion providers, complications faced, and treatment given and its outcome. All the women with septic abortion admitted at Government Maternity Hospital, Tirupathi, over a period of 2 years 4 months duration from July 2007 to October 2009 were studied prospectively. ...
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 ...
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