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Gomez Arango Luisa F LF School of Medicine, The University of Queensland, Butterfield Street, Herston, QLD, 4029, Australia, - - 2015
Complications of pregnancy are associated with adverse outcomes for mother and baby in the short and long term. The gut microbiome has been identified as a key factor for maintaining health outside of pregnancy and could contribute to pregnancy complications. In addition, the vaginal and the recently revealed placental microbiome ...
Mbalinda Scovia N - - 2014
Improved knowledge of obstetric danger signs, birth preparedness practices, and readiness for emergency complications are among the strategies aimed at both enhancing utilization of maternal health services and increasing access to skilled care during childbirth, particularly for women with obstetric complications. It is unclear whether knowledge of danger signs translates ...
Greer Ian A IA Faculty of Health & Life Sciences, University of Liverpool Foundation Building, Liverpool, - - 2014
Pregnancy is a physiological hypercoagulable state, preparing the mother for the hemostatic challenge of delivery. However, this is associated with an increased risk of venous thrombosis and placenta-mediated complications, which present major challenges for mother and fetus. Although these conditions are heterogeneous in their pathophysiology, hereditary and acquired thrombophilia has ...
Macchini Francesco F Neonatal Surgery Unit, Center of Perinatal Surgery, Department of Pediatric Surgery, IRCCS Ca' Granda Foundation, Maggiore Policlinico Hospital , Milan, Italy - - 2014
Abstract Fetal hydrothorax is associated with significant mortality. However, the development of fetal thoracoamniotic shunting has reduced the mortality rate. Fetal thoracoamniotic shunting can be characterized by significant complications, such as intrathoracic dislodgement of the catheter. The ideal management of dislodged catheters postnatally is not known. We report two newborns ...
Shirasuna Koumei K Division of Inflammation Research - - 2014
Abstract Despite the increasing commercial use of nanoparticles, little is known about their effects on placental inflammation and pregnancy complications. In this study, nanosilica (NS) particles upregulated the inflammasome component nucleotide-binding oligomerization domain-like receptor (NLR) family pyrin domain-containing 3 (NLRP3) and induced placental inflammation and reactive oxygen species (ROS) generation, ...
Schinkel Arend F L AF From the Department of Cardiology, Thoraxcenter, Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, The - - 2014
Pregnancy places a significant burden on the cardiovascular system and may lead to heart failure, arrhythmias, and, rarely, maternal mortality in women with pre-existent heart disease. The objective of this review was to provide an overview of maternal and fetal outcomes and complications of pregnancy in women with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy ...
Horst Sara S Vanderbilt University Medical Center, 1211 21st Avenue, South 220 Medical Arts Building, Nashville, TN 37232, - - 2014
Biologic therapies, including anti-tumor necrosis factor antibody therapy and anti-integrin antibodies, are currently approved for the treatment of and are increasingly being used in patients with moderate to severe inflammatory bowel disease, including Crohn disease and ulcerative colitis. Because patients who require these medications are often in their child-bearing years, ...
Funaba Yuki Y Yuki Funaba is an Assistant Professor, Division of Nursing Science, Midwifery and Maternal-Newborn Nursing, Hiroshima University, Hiroshima, Japan. The author can be reached via e-mail at funaba@hiroshima-u.ac.jp Kyoko Yokoo is a Professor Emeritus, Hiroshima University, Hiroshima, Japan. Mio Ozawa is a Lecturer, Hiroshima University, Hiroshima, Japan. Saori Fujimoto is a Lecturer, Hiroshima University, Hiroshima, Japan. Yuko Kido is a Staff Nurse, Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, Hiroshima Prefectural Hospital, Hiroshima, Japan. Rie Fukuhara is a Neonatologist, Hiroshima Prefectural Hospital, Hiroshima, - - 2014
To understand experiences of mothers who had a baby hospitalized in the NICU and then decided to have another pregnancy. We used a descriptive phenomenological approach to study 12 mothers in Japan who had a child hospitalized in the NICU and had a subsequent child. Data were collected by semistructured ...
Ali A A AA Faculty of Medicine, Kassala University , - - 2014
The aim of this study was to investigate the seasonal variation and hypertensive disorders of pregnancy in eastern Sudan, in the period between January 2008 and December 2010. The medical files of women attending at Kassala hospital, eastern Sudan with hypertension, with or without proteinuria were retrospectively retrieved. The data ...
Ozdemir D D Yildirim Beyazit Universitesi, Ataturk Egitim ve Arastirma Hastanesi ENDOTEM Poliklinigi, Ceyhun Atuf Kansu Cad. Đlhami Soysal Sokak, No.4, 06520, Balgat, Ankara, Turkey, - - 2014
Postpartum osteoporosis (PPO) is a rare disease associated with pregnancy and lactation period. Here, we report severe PPO and multiple vertebral compression fractures in two patients treated with enoxaparin-low-molecular-weight heparin (LMWH)-throughout their pregnancy. A 34-year-old woman who has delivered her second baby 3 months ago presented with severe low-back pain. She ...
Lao Terence T TT Department of Obstetrics & Gynaecology, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin, Hong Kong. Electronic address: - - 2014
There is cumulating evidence linking the occurrence of pregnancy complications, including miscarriage, stillbirth, hypertensive disorders of pregnancy, gestational diabetes mellitus, preterm birth, and fetal growth restriction, with increased future risk of type 2 diabetes mellitus, and hospitalization and death due to cardiovascular and cerebrovascular diseases. Such association is largely related ...
Tokmak Aytekin A Zekai Tahir Burak Women's Health Education and Research Hospital, Ankara, - - 2014
Abstract Background: Prediction of preeclampsia and adverse maternal and perinatal outcomes with biomarkers has been proposed previously. AMH is a growth factor which is primarily responsible of the regression of the mullerian duct, but also used to predict ovarian reserve and decreases with age similar to the fertility. Aim: To ...
Ouzounian Joseph G JG Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Division of Maternal-Fetal Medicine, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, - - 2014
Abstract Objective: To describe the association between maternal and fetal physical signs and symptoms (signs/symptoms) and childbirth outcomes in women with prior cesarean delivery (CD). Methods: Cases of uterine rupture at a single institution were reviewed to examine risk factors for experiencing signs/symptoms and poor childbirth outcomes. Results: Among 21,014 ...
Fine Sean S Sean Fine, Department of Internal Medicine, Warren Alpert School of Medicine Brown University, Providence, RI 02903, United - - 2014
To report the safety of continued use of endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP) during pregnancy at various maternal ages. A retrospective chart review of pregnant patients who underwent ERCP at a tertiary academic center was undertaken between 2002 and 2012. Pertinent past medical history and initial presenting laboratory data were collected. ...
González Irene I Hospital Juan Ramón Jiménez, Ronda Exterior Norte s/n 21005, Huelva, Spain, - - 2014
Bariatric surgery (BS) has become more frequent among women of child-bearing age. Data regarding the underlying maternal and perinatal risks are scarce. The objective of this nationwide study is to evaluate maternal and perinatal outcomes after BS. We performed a retrospective observational study of 168 pregnancies in 112 women who ...
Barroso Frederico Vitório Lopes FV Department of Obstetrics, Federal University of São Paulo (UNIFESP), São Paulo, SP, - - 2014
Abstract Objective: To evaluate the perinatal results from epileptic women using antiepileptic drugs during prenatal care. Methods: This was a retrospective longitudinal study assessing the perinatal results of women exposed to antiepileptic drugs during pregnancy, and we compared these results with those of pregnant women who were not exposed. The ...
Liu Youxia Y Renal Division, Peking University First Hospital Peking University Institute of Nephrology Key Laboratory of Renal Disease, Ministry of Health of China Key Laboratory of Chronic Kidney Disease Prevention and Treatment (Peking University), Ministry of Education, Beijing, - - 2014
The outcomes of pregnancy in immunoglobulin A nephropathy (IgAN) are uncertain. This study assessed the effects of pregnancy on kidney disease progression and risk factors for adverse pregnancy outcomes in IgAN. A matched-cohort study. Women with IgAN with at least one pregnancy, 1 year of follow-up, and kidney function and ...
Quattrocchi Tommasa T Department of Pediatrics, Gynecology, Microbiology and Biomedical Sciences, University of Messina, Messina, - - 2014
Objective: The aim of this study was to investigate whether low first-trimester PAPP-A levels are associated with an adverse pregnancy outcome. Materials and Methods: A retrospective case-control study was carried out using a Down's syndrome assays database over a 6-year period, between the 8th and 11th week of pregnancy. There ...
Han Nan N Obstetrics and Gynecology Department, Shenzhen People's Hospital , Shenzhen , China , - - 2014
Objective: Normal pregnancy is characterized by maternal hemodynamic adaptations of cardiovascular system and uterine artery. We aimed to investigate quantitatively the relationship between uterine artery Doppler (Ut AD) ultrasonography and finger photoplethysmography (PPG) in each of the three trimesters. Methods: Eighty normal pregnancy subjects were recruited from the nulliparous women ...
Morales-Roselló Jose J Servicio de Obstetricia, Hospital Universitario y Politécnico La Fe, Valencia, - - 2014
To determine whether small and appropriate for gestational age (SGA and AGA) term fetuses with low cerebroplacental ratios (CPR) have worse neonatal acid-base status than those with normal CPR. This was a retrospective study of 2927 term fetuses divided in groups according to birth weight (BW) centile and CPR multiple ...
Sciascia Savino S Graham Hughes Lupus Research Laboratory, Lupus Research Unit, The Rayne Institute, Division of Women's Health, King's College London, London, UK, Centro di Ricerche di Immunologia Clinica ed Immunopatologia e Documentazione su Malattie Rare (CMID), Università di Torino, Turin, Italy and Louise Coote Lupus Unit, Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust, St Thomas' Hospital, London, UK.Graham Hughes Lupus Research Laboratory, Lupus Research Unit, The Rayne Institute, Division of Women's Health, King's College London, London, UK, Centro di Ricerche di Immunologia Clinica ed Immunopatologia e Documentazione su Malattie Rare (CMID), Università di Torino, Turin, Italy and Louise Coote Lupus Unit, Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust, St Thomas' Hospital, London, - - 2014
The aim of this study was to evaluate the clinical relevance of the global APS score (GAPSS) in a cohort of primary APS patients. This study included 62 consecutive patients with primary APS. Data on clinical manifestations, conventional cardiovascular risk factors and aPL profile were collected. The GAPSS was calculated ...
Couto Arnaldo C AC aNational School of Public Health/FIOCRUZ bPediatric Hematology-Oncology Program/INCA, Rio de Janeiro, - - 2014
Childhood leukemia etiology, and mainly the interactions of genetic and environmental risk factors, remains largely unexplored. This national hospital-based case-control study was carried out in Brazil among children aged 0-23 months who were recruited at cancer and general hospitals in 13 states. Maternal medicine intake during pregnancy, including analgesic intake, ...
Chaemsaithong Piya P Perinatology Research Branch, Program for Perinatal Research and Obstetrics, Division of Intramural Research, Eunice Kennedy Shriver, National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, NIH, Bethesda, Maryland and Detroit, Michigan, - - 2014
Abstract Objective: Fetuin-A is a negative acute phase protein reactant and acts as a mediator for lipotoxicity, leading to insulin resistance. Intravascular inflammation and insulin resistance have been implicated in the mechanisms of disease responsible for preeclampsia (PE). Maternal plasma concentrations of fetuin-A at the time of diagnosis of preterm ...
López M M BCNatal - Barcelona Center of Maternal-Fetal and Neonatal Medicine (Hospital Clínic and Hospital Sant Joan de Déu), IDIBAPS, University of Barcelona, and Centre for Biomedical Research on Rare Diseases (CIBER-ER), C/Sabino de Arana, 1, 08028, Barcelona, Spain, - - 2014
The purpose of this investigation was to study the risk of intrauterine growth restriction in human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)-infected women and to describe the associated risk factors. A cohort study was performed among HIV-infected women who delivered in a single tertiary centre in Barcelona, Spain, from January 2006 to December ...
Eliason Sebastian - - 2014
Unintended pregnancies may carry serious consequences for women and their families, including the possibility of unsafe abortion, delayed prenatal care, poor maternal mental health and poor child health outcomes. Although between 1993 and 2008, unintended births decreased from 42% to 37% in Ghana, the rate of decline is low, whilst ...
Rueda de León Aguirre Alexandra A Departamento de Inmunología y Reumatología, Instituto Nacional de Ciencias Médicas y Nutrición Salvador Zubirán, México, D.F., - - 2014
Systemic sclerosis (SSc) is a connective tissue disease that usually affects women, with a male:female ratio of 1:4-10. It was thought that there was a prohibitive risk of fatal complications in the pregnancies of patients with SSc. It is now known that the majority of these women undergo a normal ...
Rani Jyotsna J Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Government Medical College and Hospital, Sector-32, Chandigarh, India, - - 2014
Cervical dilatation documented on partogram indicates expected rate of progress of labour and deviations from alert line indicates abnormal progress of labour. Its early detection and timely intervention can reduce fetomaternal morbidity. To study the role of partogram in the management of labouring mothers with high risk pregnancies at a ...
Jonas Corinne C Cliniques universitaires St Luc, Endocrinology , Avenue Hippocrate 10 , Bruxelles, Belgium , 1200 , 027645475 ; - - 2014
Abstract Background: Resistance to thyroid hormone (RTH) is a rare thyroid disorder characterized by elevated free thyroid hormones with non-suppressed TSH. Guidelines for the management of pregnancy in patients with RTH are not well defined. Chorionic villus biopsy is sometimes proposed to manage treatment based on the genotype of the ...
Baker Valerie L VL Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Stanford University School of Medicine, Palo Alto, CA, USA - - 2014
Is the ongoing pregnancy rate with a new aqueous formulation of subcutaneous progesterone (Prolutex(®)) non-inferior to vaginal progesterone (Endometrin(®)) when used for luteal phase support of in vitro fertilization? In the per-protocol (PP) population, the ongoing pregnancy rates per oocyte retrieval at 12 weeks of gestation were comparable between Prolutex ...
Abdul Sultan Alyshah A Division of Epidemiology and Public Health, City Hospital Campus, The University of Nottingham, Nottingham, - - 2014
OBJECTIVES:Evidence-based information about adverse birth outcomes and pregnancy complications is crucial when counseling women with celiac disease (CD); however, limited population-based data on such risks exist. We estimated these for pregnant women with CD diagnosed before and after delivery.METHODS:We included all singleton pregnancies between 1997 and 2012 using linked primary ...
Katon Jodie J 1 Health Services Research and Development (HSR&D) , Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Puget Sound Health Care System, Seattle, - - 2014
Abstract Objective: To determine the prevalence of gestational diabetes (GDM) and hypertensive disorders of pregnancy (HDP) among women Veterans using Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) maternity benefits previously deployed in service of Operation Enduring Freedom/Operation Iraqi Freedom/Operation New Dawn (OEF/OIF/OND), and whether pregnancy complications were associated with VA use following ...
Yang Zhaohua Z Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Zhongshan Hospital, Fudan University, Shanghai Institute of Cardiovascular Diseases, Shanghai, 200032, China, - - 2014
Acute aortic dissection occurring during pregnancy represents a lethal risk to both the mother and fetus. Management of parturient with acute aortic dissection is complex. We report our experience of two pregnancies with type A acute aortic dissection. One patient is a 31-year-old pregnant woman (33rd gestational week) with a ...
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, Cerrahpaşa 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 ...
Wang Mary M University of California, San Diego, CA, - - 2014
Pregnancy is considered late term from 41 weeks, 0 days' to 41 weeks, 6 days' gestation, and postterm at 42 weeks' gestation. Early dating of the pregnancy is important for accurately determining when a pregnancy is late- or postterm, and first-trimester ultrasonography should be performed if clinical dating is uncertain. ...
Elsetohy Khaled Ahmed Abdel Aziz KA Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics, Faculty of Medicine, Cairo University, Gaiza, Egypt, - - 2014
Implantation failure represents a major cause of stress to both clinician and patient undergoing ICSI cycle. Even minor uterine cavity abnormalities, such as endometrial polyps, small submucous myomas, adhesions, and septa are considered to have a negative impact on the chance to conceive through ICSI. This study aimed at assessing ...
Watanabe Tadashi T Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, NTT East Japan Tohoku Hospital, Sendai, - - 2014
The aim of this study was to evaluate the advantages of laparoscopic cornuotomy in treating interstitial pregnancy, and the effect of the procedure on reproductive outcomes. Thirteen patients were treated for interstitial pregnancy by laparoscopic cornuotomy with or without local methotrexate injection, between March 2000 and January 2012 at NTT ...
Testa Sophie S Hemostasis and Thrombosis Center, Clinical Pathology Department, AO Istituti Ospitalieri di Cremona, Viale Concordia 1, 26100, Cremona, Italy, - - 2014
Venous thromboembolism (VTE), i.e., deep vein thrombosis and pulmonary embolism, are among the main causes of morbidity and mortality in pregnancy with an estimated incidence of 1 per thousand women years. Recommendations on antithrombotic prophylaxis are weak. The aim of the "Pregnancy Health-care Program" (PHP) was to evaluate the individual ...
Sahin Sadik S Eurofertil IVF Center, Nuhkuyusu Cad., No: 96, 34662, Istanbul, Turkey, - - 2014
The aim of this study was to compare the incidence of ectopic pregnancy in GnRH agonist triggered IVF cycles with intensive luteal support versus hCG triggered IVF cycles. This study was conducted as a retrospective cohort analysis of women who underwent IVF treatment employing GnRH agonist or recombinant hCG (rhCG) ...
Salihu Hamisu M HM Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of South Florida, College of Public Health, Tampa, - - 2014
Objective The aim of this study is to describe national trends for opioid use among pregnancy-related hospitalizations from 1998 to 2009. Study Design Using the Nationwide Inpatient Sample, we identified hospital discharge records associated with the diagnoses codes for the use of opioids for all eligible pregnancy-related inpatient admissions between 1998 and ...
Zhang Qian Q Center for Reproductive Medicine, Shandong Provincial Hospital Affiliated to Shandong University, Jinan, 250021, - - 2014
To investigate whether intracavitary physiotherapy is superior to endometrial scratching in patients with recurrent implantation failure (RIF) after in vitro fertilization/intracytoplasmic sperm injection- embryo transfer (IVF/ICSI-ET) cycles. According to the inclusion criteria defined by our hospital, 63 patients with RIF were included in the retrospective study. 20 patients who received ...
Evans Jane A JA Department of Biochemistry and Medical Genetics, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba, - - 2014
The difficulty many birth defects registries have in identifying early pregnancy terminations can lead to significant underreporting of certain types of malformations. This study was designed to determine the potential benefit of using maternal ICD-9 codes relating to management of pregnancy due to fetal anomaly in surveillance of central nervous ...
Butts Samantha F SF Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Electronic address: - - 2014
To investigate the impact of intracytoplasmic sperm injection (ICSI) and assisted hatching (AH) on assisted reproductive technology (ART) outcomes in initial cycles with diminished ovarian reserve (DOR) as the primary diagnosis. Retrospective cohort study of cycles from the Society for Assisted Reproductive Technology (SART) Clinic Outcome Reporting System database. Not ...
Maignien Chloé C Department of Obstetrics, Hôpital Trousseau, Assistance Publique-Hôpitaux de Paris, Université Pierre et Marie Curie, Paris, - - 2014
To investigate the outcomes of a pregnancy after a second- or third-trimester intrauterine fetal death (IUFD). A prospective observational study was conducted at Trousseau Hospital (Paris, France) between 1996 and 2011. The first ongoing pregnancy in women who had had a previous IUFD was monitored. Management of their treatment was ...
Touhami Omar O Gynecologic Oncology Division, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de Québec L'Hôtel-Dieu de Québec, Laval University, Quebec City, QC, - - 2014
Uterine arteriovenous malformation (AVM) following gestational trophoblastic neoplasia (GTN) is a rare condition. It can be associated with chronic vaginal bleeding or life-threatening heavy bleeding, even after complete resolution of the tumor following chemotherapy. This analysis aimed to perform an extensive systematic review highlighting clinical symptoms, imaging, management and prognosis ...
Tugcu Ali Ulas AU Department of Pediatrics, Division of Neonatology, Baskent University Faculty of Medicine, Ankara Hospital, Ankara, Turkey. Electronic address: - - 2014
This study aims to determine the incidence, etiology, diagnostic criteria and early outcomes of prenatally diagnosed fetal ventriculomegaly (VM). Diagnostic criteria for the fetal VM was atrial diameter of lateral ventricle measuring ≥10 mm, independent from gestational age. Results of our patients from ultrasonography (USG), karyotyping, congenital infections, and associated abnormalities ...
Amin T T Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, St Mary's Hospital, London, - - 2014
Abstract Introduction: Acute pancreatitis is a recognised rare complication in pregnancy. The reported incidence varies between 3 to 7 in 10,000 pregnancies and is higher in the third trimester. The commonest causes in pregnancy include gallstones, alcohol and hypertriglyceridaemia. Non-gallstone pancreatitis is associated with more complications and poorer outcome with ...
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