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Paradisi Roberto R Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology and Reproductive Biology, Alma Mater Studiorum University of Bologna, Bologna, - - 2014
To evaluate the reproductive outcomes and surgical techniques of the hysteroscopic metroplasty in women with septate uterus and recurrent abortions or primary unexplained infertility. Septate uterus is the most frequent congenital uterine anomaly caused by inadequate resorption of the Müllerian ducts. Hysteroscopic metroplasty has replaced the traditional laparotomy approach because ...
Coco L L Institute of Obstetric and Gynecologic Pathology Policlinico-Vittorio Emanuele University Hospital Catania, Italy - - - 2014
Today, 88% of pregnancies has a physiological course during which just basic care, while in 12% of cases there is a high-risk pregnancy that requires additional assistance and specific. The approach that should be used is that of supervision in all pregnant women considering their potential to have a normal ...
Sahmay S S Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology Division Of Reproductive Endocrinology,IVF-ET Unit, Cerrahpa┼ča Medical School, Istanbul University, Istanbul, Turkey - - - 2014
The aim of this study was to compare human menopausal gonadotropins with recombinant follicle stimulating hormone-follitropin alpha following a long down-regulation protocol in intra cytoplasmic sperm injection cycles in our clinic, and to review the outcomes in the light of preceding studies. This was a retrospective study. Among a total ...
Smok Dorothy A DA Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Columbia University Medical Center, 622 West 168th St, PH-16, New York, NY 10032. Electronic address: - - 2014
Up to half of all aortic dissections and ruptures in women younger than 40 years are associated with pregnancy. In pregnancy, women with aortic disease such as arteritis and aortitis are at significant risk of aneurysmal formation and dissection with potential for catastrophic outcomes. Pregnancy places predisposed women at an ...
Mayo Thomas Wm TW a Southern Methodist University/Dedman School of - - 2014
When a Texas hospital continued ventilator support for a pregnant patient who met the neurological criteria for the determination of death, it acted against the wishes of the patient's husband and other family members. The hospital stated that its treatment decision was required under the Texas Advance Directives Act, in ...
Mugo Nelly R NR Department of Global Health, University of Washington, Seattle2Centre for Clinical Research Kenya Medical Research Institute, Nairobi, Kenya3Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Kenyatta National Hospital, Nairobi, - - 2014
Antiretroviral preexposure prophylaxis (PrEP), using tenofovir disoproxil fumarate (TDF) and combination emtricitabine/tenofovir disoproxil fumarate (FTC+TDF), is efficacious for prevention of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) acquisition. PrEP could reduce periconception HIV risk, but the effect on pregnancy outcomes is not well defined. To assess pregnancy incidence and outcomes among women using ...
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Women who become pregnant using donated eggs are three times more likely to develop pregnancy-induced hypertension than routine IVF patients, and four times as likely to develop pre-eclampsia, suggests a study in France.
Linduska Nina N Department of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, Medical University Vienna, Vienna, - - 2014
Abstract Objective Placental anomalies visualized at midgestation by MRI are shown to be related to pregnancy outcome. We performed a prospective cohort study to investigate the influence of placental pathologies diagnosed with fetal MRI on long-term neurodevelopmental outcome. Methods In our hospital-based, cross-sectional study, all fetal MRI examinations of pregnancies ...
Hanley Gillian E - - 2014
Psychiatric disorders are equally common during pregnancy as among non-pregnant women, and many of these conditions are treated with psychotropic medicines. Relatively little is known about patterns of use of many these agents during pregnancy, and specifically of how rates may have shifted during the last decade. We aimed to ...
Fuchs Florent F Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology. CHU Sainte Justine, Université de Montréal, Montréal, QC, - - 2014
Abstract Objective: To evaluate the impact of amniotic fluid 'sludge' (AFS) on the risk of preterm delivery, and to describe the effect of antibiotic treatment in that situation. Methods: Case-control study including singleton pregnancies with or without AFS, between 15-32 weeks of gestation. Factors associated with preterm delivery before 32 ...
Wozniak Slawomir - - 2014
Despite the efforts to decrease the rate of preterm birth, preterm delivery is still the main cause of neonatal morbidity and mortality. Identifying patients threatened with preterm delivery remains one of the main obstetric challenges. The aim of this study was to estimate the potential value of elastographic evaluation of ...
Tomasik Pawel P 1st Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Medical University of Warsaw, - - 2014
Patients with infertility commonly undergo various diagnostic and therapeutic procedures that may affect the future course of the pregnancy. In this presented case a female patient with infertility has been subjected to laparoscopic myomectomy and chromoscopy of the fallopian tubes, as it turned out later, 4 days after spontaneous conception. ...
Klungsøyr Kari K Medical Birth Registry of Norway, Division of Epidemiology, Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Bergen, Norway; Department of Global Public Health and Primary Care, University of Bergen, Bergen, - - 2014
The Norwegian Mother and Child Cohort Study (MoBa), a prospective population-based pregnancy cohort, is a valuable database for studying causes of pre-eclampsia. Pre-eclampsia data in MoBa come from the Medical Birth Registry of Norway (MBRN); thus, we wanted to study the validity of MBRN pre-eclampsia registration for MoBa women. We ...
Kessler J J Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Haukeland University Hospital, Bergen, Norway; Department of Clinical Science, Research Group for Pregnancy, Fetal Development and Birth, University of Bergen, Bergen, - - 2014
To determine the electrocardiographic performance and neonatal outcome of pregnancies with breech presentation and planned vaginal delivery monitored with ST-waveform analysis (STAN). Prospective observational study. University hospital, Norway; 2004-2008. Singleton pregnancies with a gestational age above 35 + 6 weeks, breech presentation, selected for vaginal delivery and monitored with STAN. Common clinical guidelines ...
Harville Emily W EW Department of Epidemiology, Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, New Orleans, Louisiana, - - 2014
To examine the relationship between personality, pregnancy and birth outcomes in adolescents. Personality has been shown to be a strong predictor of many health outcomes. Adolescents who become pregnant have worse birth outcomes than adults. Cross-sectional study using data from the National Longitudinal Study of Adolescent Health (baseline, 1994-1995; follow-up, ...
Brouwers Laura L Department of Obstetrics, University Medical Center Utrecht, Utrecht, the Netherlands. Electronic address: - - 2014
The primary aim of this study was to investigate the correlation between pregnancy outcome and bile acid (BA) levels in pregnancies affected by intrahepatic cholestasis of pregnancy (ICP). In addition, correlations between maternal and fetal BA levels were explored. Retrospective study including women with pruritus and BA levels ≥10μmol/L, between ...
Greenop Kathryn R KR Telethon Kids Institute, University of Western Australia, PO Box 855, West Perth, WA, 6872, - - 2014
The causes of childhood brain tumors (CBT) are largely unknown, but gestational diet may influence this risk. The aim of this analysis was to investigate whether maternal coffee or tea consumption during pregnancy was associated with the risk of CBT. The Australian Study of the Causes of Childhood Brain Tumours ...
Balci Ali A Department of Cardiology, Isala, Zwolle, The Netherlands Department of Cardiology, University Medical Centre Groningen, University of Groningen, Groningen, The - - 2014
Adequate prepregnancy prediction of maternal cardiovascular and offspring risk is important for counselling and management of pregnancy in women with congenital heart disease (CHD). Therefore we performed a study to identify the optimal assessment strategy for estimating the risk of pregnancy in women with CHD. In this prospective study, we ...
Janzarik Wibke G WG From the Departments of Neurology (W.G.J., R.E., E.E., C.W., M.R.), Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine (W.G.J.), and Obstetrics and Gynecology (S.M., B.G., H.P.), University of Freiburg, Freiburg, Germany; and Department of Statistics, University of Ulm, Ulm, Germany - - 2014
This study investigated whether a short testing of neurovascular coupling during midterm pregnancy could identify women at risk for subsequent preeclampsia. Transcranial Doppler sonography of the posterior cerebral artery during a brief visual stimulation was analyzed in 68 women at midterm pregnancy, the primary clinical end point was preeclampsia. Women ...
Kissin Dmitry M DM Division of Reproductive Health, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia; Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics, School of Medicine, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia. Electronic address: - - 2014
To assess trends and outcomes of assisted hatching among assisted reproductive technology (ART) cycles. Retrospective cohort analysis using National ART Surveillance System (NASS) data. U.S. fertility centers reporting to NASS. Fresh autologous noncanceled ART cycles conducted from 2000-2010. None. Implantation, clinical pregnancy, live-birth, miscarriage, multiple gestation. Assisted hatching use statistically ...
Mekinian Arsène A Université Paris 13 , Bondy, France; AP-HP, Service de médecine interne, Hôpital Jean Verdier, Bondy , France - - 2014
Abstract Introduction: In this prospective multicenter study, we aimed to describe (1) the outcome of pregnancy in the case of previous chronic histiocytic intervillositis (CHI), (2) the immunological findings and associated diseases, (3) the treatments, and (4) the factors associated with pregnancy loss. Methods: We prospectively included all patients with ...
Ciancimino Leonarda L Department of Pediatric, Gynecological, Microbiological and Biomedical Sciences, A.O.U. "G. Martino", University of Messina, Via C. Valeria 1, 98125, Messina, - - 2014
To evaluate maternal-fetal outcomes in women of advanced maternal age (AMA; >35 years old) and women of physiological maternal age as controls (C; <35 years old). Single-center, retrospective case-control analysis, from January 1 to December 31, 2013. For each group, we evaluated obstetric history, number of twin pregnancies, delivery mode, incidence of ...
Kamphuis Ei E Centre for Reproductive Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Academic Medical Centre, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, the - - 2014
To assess by proof of principle whether the individual risk for preterm birth (PTB) should be incorporated into the embryo transfer policy in in vitro fertilisation (IVF). A theoretical decision analysis. A decision tree was built to compare the consequences of different chances of PTB on the outcome of single embryo ...
de Ravello Lori L Division of Reproductive Health, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 4770 Buford Highway NE MS F-74, Atlanta, GA, 30341, USA, - - 2014
To examine rates of ectopic pregnancy (EP) among American Indian and Alaska Native (AI/AN) women aged 15-44 years seeking care at Indian Health Service (IHS), Tribal, and urban Indian health facilities during 2002-2009. We used 2002-2009 inpatient and outpatient data from the IHS National Patient Information Reporting System to identify EP-associated ...
Pitkanen S S Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Oulu University Hospital , Oulu , - - 2014
A prospective study was conducted to determine the outcome of pregnancies with 1st trimester nuchal translucency measurement of ≥ 6.5 mm. The risk of fetal abnormalities increases with enlarging nuchal translucency being around 45% with a measurement of ≥ 6.5 mm. A total of 27,144 voluntary women with singleton pregnancies ...
Jeong Eun Ha EH Departments of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Seoul National University College of Medicine, Seoul National University Bundang Hospital, Seongnam, - - 2014
To examine the potential clinical and sonographic parameters at mid-trimester that predict the risk of intrapartum cesarean delivery at term among low-risk nulliparas. This prospective study recruited nulliparas with singleton low-risk pregnancies at 20.0-24.0 weeks. Sonographic measurement of the cervical length and fetal biometry was performed. The data collected at ...
Zhu Haiyan H Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Sir Run Run Show Hospital, College of Medicine, Zhejiang University, 3# East Qing Chun Road, Hangzhou, 310016, - - 2014
The study was designed to evaluate the relationship between serum progesterone (P4) response after hCG administration and the number of oocytes retrieved and the embryo quality in fresh IVF cycles. We conducted a retrospective cohort study of women aged 24-43 years who underwent first fresh IVF cycle from 2011 to 2013 ...
Overcash Rachael T RT Department of Reproductive Medicine, University of California San Diego, San Diego, - - 2014
Over one third of reproductive age women are obese, and this marked prevalence is impacting pregnancy. Obese women face many challenges from preconception to postpartum. They are at increased risk for both maternal and fetal complications including gestational diabetes, hypertension, preeclampsia, congenital anomalies, stillbirth, fetal macrosomia, cesarean delivery, venous thromboembolism, ...
Wang Mei-Hung MH Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, China Medical University Hospital , Taichung , - - 2014
Anti-Müllerian hormone (AMH) level has been found to be a useful marker of ovarian reserve, and a predictor of poor and hyper-responses in patients undergoing controlled ovarian stimulation (COS). The study aimed to determine the association of serum AMH level with achieving pregnancy in patients undergoing COS with intrauterine insemination. ...
Ruffatti A A Amelia Ruffatti, Reumatologia, Policlinico Universitario, Via Giustiniani, 2 - 35128 Padova, Italy, Tel.: +039 049 8212192, Fax: +039 049 8212191, E-mail: - - 2014
Previous thrombosis, diagnosis of systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) and triple antiphospholipid (aPL) antibody positivity have recently been found to be independent factors associated to pregnancy failure during conventional therapy in women with antiphospholipid syndrome (APS). This study aimed to assess the effect of various treatment strategies on pregnancy outcomes in ...
Cavalcante Marcelo Borges MB Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics, University of Fortaleza (UNIFOR), Fortaleza-CE, - - 2014
Abstract Objective: To assess the perinatal outcomes and risk factors for further pregnancy loss in patients with recurrent miscarriage treated with lymphocyte immunotherapy. Methods: We performed a retrospective observational study of women with a history of two or more consecutive miscarriages who underwent lymphocyte immunotherapy. All patients had undergone investigation ...
Ludvigsson Jonas F JF Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institutet, Box 281, 171 77, Stockholm, Sweden, - - 2014
Several autoimmune disorders have been linked to adverse pregnancy outcome. IgA deficiency shares many autoimmune traits, but its association with pregnancy outcome is unknown. Prospective population-based cohort study in Sweden of 613 mothers with IgA deficiency (IgA levels < .07 g/L) diagnosed in 1980-2010 in six university hospitals. In 1973-2010, these women delivered ...
Harville Emily W EW Tulane School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine , New Orleans , LA - - 2014
Abstract Pregnancy conditions such as gestational diabetes (GDM) and macrosomia lead to an increased risk of diabetes and cardiovascular disease in the offspring, perpetuating a cycle of poor health. We hypothesized that (1) pre-pregnancy indicators of metabolism would be associated with GDM and birthweight; and (2) the lipid accumulation product ...
Tokunaka Mayumi M Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Showa University School of Medicine, Tokyo, - - 2014
Abstract Objective: To clarify which types of cervical polyp removed during the first and second trimester are associated with the risk of spontaneous abortion and preterm delivery. Methods: Pregnant females who underwent attempted polypectomy of cervical polyps during pregnancy and delivered singleton infants between 2005 and 2011 were evaluated. The ...
Freeman Marlene P MP From the *Harvard Medical School, and †Harvard School of Public Health, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, - - 2014
Premature birth is associated with infant morbidity and mortality. Women with psychiatric disorders represent an at-risk population for premature delivery and other obstetrical complications. The primary aim of this study was to assess the association between omega-3 fatty acid use and length of gestation. Data from the National Pregnancy Registry ...
Saad Antonio F AF Division of Maternal-Fetal Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, and the Division of Surgical Critical Care, Department of Anesthesiology, the University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, - - 2014
During pregnancy, management of refractory hypercalcemia secondary to a parathyroid adenoma must include prompt localization and excision of the mass, irrespective of gestational age. An 18-year-old woman at 23 weeks of gestation was found to have severe hypercalcemia secondary to primary hyperparathyroidism. She required aggressive intravenous hydration with the addition ...
Dray Danielle D Division of Maternal-Fetal Medicine, Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology, Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Women & Infants Hospital, Providence, Rhode - - 2014
Solid pseudopapillary pancreatic tumor is a rare tumor affecting young women. Case reports have presented pregnancy outcomes after pancreaticoduodenectomy (Whipple procedure) in pregnancy for this neoplasm. We report a case of a woman who underwent a preconception Whipple procedure for a solid pseudopapillary pancreatic tumor who experienced recurrent pancreatitis confined ...
Geijteman Eric C T EC Department of Medical Oncology, Erasmus MC Cancer Institute, and the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Erasmus University Medical Center, Rotterdam, the - - 2014
Cisplatin is considered safe to use during the second and third trimesters of pregnancy in patients with cancer. A 34-year-old pregnant woman was diagnosed with cervical cancer. She received five weekly dosages of cisplatin and paclitaxel, starting at 26 5/7 weeks of gestation. An elective cesarean delivery was performed at ...
McIntosh Jennifer J Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Oklahoma, Oklahoma City, - - 2014
Multiple myeloma is typically a disease found in older women and is a rare diagnosis in pregnancy. A 22-year-old woman, gravida 1 para 0, at 32 3/7 weeks of gestation presented with nausea, vomiting, and rib and back pain. She was hypertensive, anemic, thrombocytopenic, and in acute renal insufficiency, with ...
Kelly Jeannie C JC Departments of Obstetrics and Gynecology and Geographic Medicine and Infectious Diseases, Tufts Medical Center, and Tufts University, School of Medicine, Boston, - - 2014
Complications after drainage of Bartholin gland abscesses in pregnancy are rare. A 29-year-old primigravid at 35 weeks of gestation with dichorionic-diamniotic twins underwent Bartholin gland abscess drainage. Afterward, she reported shoulder pain and became febrile. Examination revealed maternal and fetal tachycardia with abdominal tenderness consistent with chorioamnionitis, and she underwent ...
Kovo Michal M Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology, Edith Wolfson Medical Center, Holon, Israel Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel - - 2014
To compare pregnancy outcome and placental pathology in pregnancies complicated by fetal growth restriction (FGR) with and without preeclampsia. Labor, fetal/neonatal outcome, and placental pathology parameters from neonates with a birth weight below the10th percentile (FGR), born between 24 and 42 weeks of gestation, were reviewed. Results were compared between ...
Lind Joanne M JM University of Western Sydney, School of Medicine, NSW, - - 2014
Cardiovascular disease (CVD) remains the major killer of women around the globe. Complications during pregnancy, including hypertensive disorders of pregnancy and gestational diabetes mellitus, are now recognized as risk factors for future CVD. Studies of diverse populations demonstrate the links between these complications of pregnancy and a woman's future risk ...
Falter T T Tanja Falter, Institute of Clinical Chemistry and Laboratory Medicine, University Medical Center of the Johannes Gutenberg University, Langenbeckstraße 1, 55131 Mainz, Germany, Tel. +49/(0)61 31/17 32 63, E-mail: - - 2014
We report on our patient (case 2) who experienced a first acute episode of thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura (TTP) at the age of 19 years during her first pregnancy in 1976 which ended in a spontaneous abortion in the 30th gestational week. Treatment with red blood cell concentrates was implemented and ...
Zeidler Cornelia C Hannover Medical School; - - 2014
Long-term Granulocyte-Colony Stimulating Factor treatment has been shown to be safe and effective in severe chronic neutropenia patients. However, data on the use during pregnancy are limited. To address this issue, we analyzed all pregnancies reported to the European Branch of the Severe Chronic Neutropenia International Registry since 1994. A ...
Floreani Annarosa A Department of Surgery, Oncology and Gastroenterology - DiSCOG, University of Padova, Via Giustiniani, 2, 35128, Padova, Italy, - - 2014
A very critical feature in women's health is the identification of risk factors for pregnancy and adverse fetal outcome. Primary biliary cirrhosis is an autoimmune disease of the liver that predominantly affects older women. However, the serologic onset of this disease appears to precede clinical manifestations by many years. The ...
Han Yong-Tao - - 2014
The impact of pregnancy on the clinical course of acute hepatitis B (AHB) is still largely unclear, mainly because most studies have not included matched controls. This study was conducted to investigate the clinical features and outcome of AHB in pregnancy using matched controls. Consecutive AHB inpatients who were admitted ...
Ngui Romano R Department of Parasitology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya, 50603, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia rohela@ummc.edu.my - - 2014
We report a rare and unusual case of invasive Enterobius vermicularis infection in a fallopian tube. The patient is a 23-year-old woman from Malaysia who presented with suprapubic pain and vaginal bleeding. A clinical diagnosis of ruptured right ovarian ectopic pregnancy was made. She underwent a laparotomy with a right ...
Jensen E T ET 1] National Institutes of Health, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences [2] Department of Epidemiology, Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, - - 2014
Objective:Experiments in animal models have shown a positive association between in utero exposure to pharmacologic sex hormones and offspring obesity. The developmental effects of such hormones on human obesity are unknown.Methods:Using data from a large, prospective pregnancy cohort study (n=19 652), with linkage to a national prescription registry, we evaluated the ...
Nor Azlin M I MI Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Faculty of Medicine, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia , Kuala Lumpur , - - 2014
Reduced fetal movement is a worrisome common complaint, not only for mothers but also for the attending medical personnel. The aim of this study was to analyse the pregnancy outcomes of women who presented primarily with reduced fetal movements (RFM). A retrospective study was performed based on patients' perception alone. ...
Weber Roland R Fetal Cardiac Program, Labatt Family Heart Center, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario, - - 2014
The purpose of this study was to determine the phenotypic presentation, causes, and outcome of fetal cardiomyopathy (CM) and to identify early predictors of outcome. Although prenatal diagnosis is possible, there is a paucity of information about fetal CM. This was a retrospective review of 61 consecutive fetal cases with ...
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