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Rajapaksa-Hewageegana Neelamani - - 2014
BackgroundIn common with other countries, teenage pregnancy is attracting policy attention in Sri Lanka because of the risks it poses to maternal and infant health and social and economic well-being. This study aimed to increase understanding of the context of teenage pregnancy, by (1) describing the socio-economic and demographic characteristics ...
Reed Michael L ML Center for Reproductive Medicine of New Mexico, 201 Cedar Street SE, Suite S1-20, Albuquerque, NM, 87106, USA, - - 2014
To evaluate the transition from a proven slow-cooling cryopreservation method to a commercial large-volume vitrification system for human blastocysts. Retrospective analysis of de-identified laboratory and clinical data from January 2012 to present date for all frozen embryo replacement (FET) cycles was undertaken. Cryopreservation of trophectoderm-biopsied or non-biopsied blastocysts utilized during ...
Kingsbury Ann M AM The University of Queensland, School of Population Health, Herston, Queensland 4006, Australia. Electronic address: - - 2014
With evidence of offspring harms and concern for younger women's drinking behaviours, this study uses a hospital cohort to trend the use and changes in women's reported alcohol consumption. To examine (i) the trend of women's reported alcohol consumption over time, (ii) whether any increases in the frequency of alcohol ...
Monteith Charles W CW Chapel Hill Tubal Reversal Center, Raleigh, and the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of North Carolina School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, North - - 2014
To evaluate the effectiveness of hysteroscopic sterilization reversal by assessing pregnancy rates and identifying surgical complications. All patients at a single center undergoing elective reversal of hysteroscopic sterilization for fertility were followed from January 2009 to May 2014. Eligible patients met prespecified criteria for outpatient surgery. Patients underwent outpatient reversal ...
Light Alexis D AD Washington Hospital Center Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Washington, DC; the Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences, University of California, San Francisco, and the University of California, San Francisco Center of Excellence for Transgender Health, San Francisco, - - 2014
To conduct a cross-sectional study of transgender men who had been pregnant and delivered after transitioning from female-to-male gender to help guide practice and further investigation. We administered a web-based survey from March to December 2013 to inquire about demographics, hormone use, fertility, pregnancy experience, and birth outcomes. Participants were ...
Hoelker M M Institute of Animal Science, Animal Breeding and Husbandry Group, University of Bonn, Bonn, - - 2014
The in vitro production (IVP) of bovine embryos is a well-established technique that has been available for nearly 20 years. However, there remain major differences between IVP-derived blastocysts and their in vivo-derived counterparts. Many studies have pointed out that most of these differences are due to the in vitro developmental ...
Arruda R P RP Laboratory of Semen Biotechnology and Andrology, Department of Animal Reproduction, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine and Animal Science, University of São Paulo, São Paulo, - - 2014
In horses, a rapid involution of the uterus occurs right after parturition, allowing the reestablishment of a favourable uterine environment for embryo development. However, limited evidence is found regarding the vascular events during puerperal period in mares. We aimed to evaluate the morphological (size of uterus and uterine fluid content) ...
Reichenbach M M Bayern-Genetik GmbH, Grub, Bavaria, - - 2014
The aim of the present study was to develop a reliable method to simultaneously split and biopsy valuable bovine embryos for a complete genomic evaluation (gender, polledness, and hereditary abnormalities) and to estimate the breeding value of progeny for traits of economic importance immediately after embryo recovery. A total of ...
Uliani R C RC Department of Animal Reproduction and Veterinary Radiology, São Paulo State University - UNESP, Botucatu, - - 2014
The Mini-horse is a new equine breed that is on the rise in Brazil. These are animals with a maximum adult height of 98cm for females and 93cm for males, with a well-proportioned body. Those animals are easily handled by children and require small spaces with low maintenance costs. The ...
Aurich C C Centre for Artificial Insemination and Embryo Transfer, Vetmeduni Vienna, Vienna, - - 2014
Although the horse is a seasonal breeding species, a considerable number of mares continues to cycle throughout autumn and winter. This allows for embryo collection outside the breeding season. However, slower equine embryo growth during the non-breeding season has been hypothesised. Because in this species, smaller embryo size (<0.3mm diameter) ...
Pope C E CE Audubon Center for Research of Endangered Species, New Orleans, LA, - - 2014
In the first successful transfer of cat embryos (Theriogenology 11, 51-62), the uterus was accessed by midventral laparotomy. That surgical approach was the most widely used method for transferring cat embryos for more than two decades. Then, 10 to 15 years ago pregnancies were reported after early cleavage stage embryos ...
Vivanco-Mackie H W HW Vivanco International SAC, Lima, - - 2014
The objective of the study was to determine the embryo survival up to calving of fresh and cryopreserved (frozen and vitrified) alpaca embryos transferred into alpaca recipients by nonsurgical transcervical embryo transfer and by surgical laparoscopically aided embryo transfer. For this report we have compiled the information from 127 embryo ...
Reinhard M M Department of Neurology, University of Freiburg, Freiburg, - - 2014
Hormonal and mechanical factors might increase the risk for cervical artery dissection (CAD) during pregnancy and the puerperium. There is uncertainty how to counsel women with a previous CAD regarding the risk of CAD recurrence during pregnancy and the puerperium. In an observational study of four stroke centers, all women ...
Saso Srdjan S Division of Surgery and Cancer, Institute of Reproductive and Developmental Biology, Imperial College London, Hammersmith Hospital Campus, London, - - 2014
The treatment of early stage cervical malignancy in a pregnant patient remains a challenge. We report the successful application of a vaginal radical trachelectomy (VRT) during pregnancy to treat a patient diagnosed with early stage cervical cancer and subsequently review the published work. A 22-year-old female diagnosed at the gestational ...
Revaux Aurélie A Service de gynécologie-obstétrique, Université Paris 13, Sorbonne Paris Cité, Assistance Publique-Hôpitaux de Paris, Hôpital Jean Verdier, 93140, Bondy, - - 2014
Chronic intervillositis of unknown etiology (CIUE) is characterized by an intervillous infiltrate of mononuclear cells and a high recurrence rate of adverse obstetrical outcomes. The aim was to describe obstetrical history in patients with at least one event characterized by CIUE, and the possible impact of systematic investigation of an ...
Iezzoni Lisa I LI Mongan Institute for Health Policy, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA; Department of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Boston, - - 2014
Little is known about how functional impairments might affect the pregnancies of women with mobility disability. We aimed to explore complications that arise during pregnancy specifically related to physical functional impairments of women with significant mobility disabilities. Qualitative descriptive analysis. Telephone interviews with women from 17 USA states. 22 women ...
Lebwohl Benjamin B Celiac Disease Center, Department of Medicine, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, New York, USA; Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, - - 2014
Studies have associated undiagnosed celiac disease with adverse outcomes of pregnancy. We investigated the association between persistent villous atrophy and outcomes of pregnancy in women with celiac disease. We collected data on 337 women with celiac disease who gave birth (to 460 infants) within 5 years of a follow-up biopsy, ...
Cavkaytar Sabri S Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Ankara Zekai Tahir Burak Woman's Health Research and Education Hospital, Gurpinar sokak. No: 4/8 Cebeci, Ankara, Turkey, - - 2014
To evaluate the continence status and to reveal the optimal delivery mode of women who had an infant after application of a midurethral sling to treat stress urinary incontinence. Between January 2007 and January 2013, 12 women who delivered an infant after application of a midurethral sling were detected and ...
Benli Ali Ramazan AR Department of Family Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Karabuk University, Karabuk, - - 2015
The aims of this retrospective study were to evaluate the maternal and prenatal outcomes between 35 years and older pregnancies and younger pregnancies, and the effects of the age of pregnancy, mother and newborn. Pregnant women who gave birth in Vakif Gureba Training and Research Hospital, Clinic of Obstetrics and ...
Brahmbhatt Heena H Department of Population, Family and Reproductive Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland. Electronic address: - - 2014
The impact of pregnancy on the health and livelihood of adolescents aged 15-19 years is substantial. This study explored sociodemographic, behavioral, and environmental-level factors associated with adolescent pregnancy across five urban disadvantaged settings. The Well-Being of Adolescents in Vulnerable Environments study used respondent-driven sampling (RDS) to recruit males and females ...
Werhmeister F C FC Post-Graduate Program in Epidemiology,Federal University of - - 2014
Previous studies have suggested an association between maternal smoking during pregnancy and asthma symptoms such as wheezing during childhood. However, few have evaluated this association in adolescence, especially in populations with high prevalence of wheezing as in Brazil. Using the 1993 Pelotas birth cohort, a longitudinal study set in southern ...
Aweeka Ft F University of California, San Francisco, CA, - - 2014
Pregnancy results in physiological changes altering the pharmacokinetics of drugs metabolized by cytochrome P450 3A4 (CYP3A4). The urinary ratio of 6-β hydroxycortisol to cortisol (6βHF : F) is a marker of CYP3A4 induction. We sought to evaluate its change in antiretroviral (ARV)-treated HIV-1-infected women and to relate this change to ARV pharmacokinetics. ...
Derraik José G B JG Liggins Institute, University of Auckland, Auckland, New - - 2014
We aimed to assess the effects of maternal pre-pregnancy BMI on insulin sensitivity, metabolism, and blood pressure in the offspring. We studied 70 prepubertal children aged 8.9±1.9 years (range 4-11 years), born 38-40 weeks gestation, and appropriate-for-gestational-age birth weight. Maternal pre-pregnancy body mass index (MPP BMI) was calculated from self-reported ...
Snarski E E Department of Hematology, Oncology and Internal Diseases, Medical University of Warsaw, Warsaw, - - 2014
Autologous haematopoietic SCT (AHSCT) is increasingly used to control severe and refractory autoimmune diseases (AD). Many patients are women of reproductive age with a potential desire for children. We present a multicentre retrospective analysis of pregnancy and childbirth in patients who underwent AHSCT for AD. The databases of the European ...
Alborzi Saeed S Head of the Gynecologic Endoscopy Division, Laparascopy Research Center, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, School of Medicine, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz, - - 2014
To report the outcomes of laparoscopic metroplasty in bicornuate and didelphic uteri. This observational study includes 26 women with double uterine cavities (22 bicornuate and 4 didelphic uteri) with history of recurrent pregnancy loss undergoing laparoscopic metroplasty, second-look laparoscopy and hysteroscopy between 2008 and 2013 in University and Private hospital ...
Gałązka Iwona I Sub-Faculty of Women's Health, Medical University of Silesia, Katowice, - - 2014
The physiological changes during each trimester of pregnancy have a significant impact on women's sexual behavior. The aim of the work was to assess changes in the sexual function during pregnancy. The prospective study encompassed 520 pregnant women aged between 18 and 45, of whom 168 were qualified for the ...
Valera-Gran Desirée D Consorcio de Investigación Biomédica de Epidemiología y Salud Pública, Madrid, Spain2Department of Public Health, History of Science, and Gynecology, Miguel Hernández University, Sant Joan d'Alacant Campus, Sant Joan d'Alacant, - - 2014
Folate intake during pregnancy has been associated with improved neuropsychological development in children, although the effects of high dosages of folic acid (FA) supplements are unclear. To examine the association between the use of high dosages of FA supplements during pregnancy and child neuropsychological development after the first year of ...
Weissgerber Tracey L TL Division of Nephrology and Hypertension, Mayo Clinic, 200 First Street SW, RO-HA-06-675B-5, Rochester, MN, 55905, USA, - - 2014
Endothelial dysfunction is a key feature of preeclampsia and may contribute to increased cardiovascular disease risk years after pregnancy. Flow-mediated dilation (FMD) is a non-invasive endothelial function test that predicts cardiovascular event risk. New protocols allow researchers to measure three components of the FMD response: FMD, low flow-mediated constriction, and ...
Martinez M F MF AgResearch Invermay Agricultural Centre, Dunedin 9013, New Zealand - - 2014
Experiments were designed to investigate the effect of different doses and timing of an eCG treatment given during GnRH-based synchronization protocols on follicular dynamics and fertility in cattle. In Exp. 1, Angus heifers (n = 50) received a 7-d Ovsynch + progesterone protocol (on d 0, GnRH and progesterone insert ...
Nisand Israel I Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology, 1 av. Molière 67098 Strasbourg, France. Electronic address: - - 2014
Medical termination of pregnancy (MToP) has become more frequently used, and specific recommendations have been issued by the French Authorities regarding protocols. The aim of this prospective, multicenter, longitudinal observational study was to record actual practices and to describe efficacy and safety of drugs used for MToP in real-life conditions ...
Kong Tae-Wook TW Gynecologic Cancer Center, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Ajou University School of Medicine, Suwon, - - 2014
Cervical cancer is one of the most common malignancy diagnosed during pregnancy. The experience of the use of neoadjuvant chemotherapy (NACT) with paclitaxel plus cisplatin during pregnancy is limited. Three pregnant women with International Federation of Gynecology and Obstetrics (FIGO) stage IB cervical cancer received NACT with paclitaxel plus cisplatin ...
Young Christopher M CM Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of California , Irvine, CA , USA - - 2014
Objective: Review the latency period after betamethasone (BMZ) for pregnancies complicated by hypertensive disorders of pregnancy (HDP). Study design: A retrospective chart review of patients that received BMZ for the reduction of preterm morbidity for HDP. Patients were grouped by gestational age of administration of BMZ and type of hypertensive ...
Katulski Krzysztof K Department of Gynecological Endocrinology, Poznan University of Medical Sciences , Poznan , Poland - - 2014
Abstract Infertility is a widely disputed problem affecting patients suffering from polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS). As a serious dysfunction, it frequently occurs in PCOS patients. It is, therefore, important to devote more attention to pregnancy in PCOS sufferers. According to various data, the risk of miscarriage in PCOS women is ...
Tadakawa Mari M Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Tohoku University Graduate School of Medicine, Sendai, - - 2014
The aim of this study was to investigate the long-term fertility prognosis after B-Lynch sutures for post-partum hemorrhage (PPH). A retrospective observational study was conducted on patients who underwent B-Lynch sutures in our hospital between 2005 and 2010. Patient data was collected from hospital records. Information regarding subsequent pregnancies and ...
Mazzon Ivano I 'Arbor Vitae' Centre, Clinica Nuova Villa Claudia, Rome, - - 2014
Diffuse uterine leiomyomatosis (DUL) is a rare clinical entity with important reproductive consequences. To date, only four pregnancies have been reported after hysteroscopic myomectomy. Here we describe the case of a 28-year-old infertile woman with diffuse uterine leiomyomatosis, who presented infertility and metrorrhagia lasting for 2 years. A countless number ...
Oza-Frank Reena R Center for Perinatal Research, Research Institute at Nationwide Children's Hospital, Columbus, OH; Department of Pediatrics, College of Medicine, The Ohio State University, Columbus, - - 2014
The purpose of this study was to examine the associations between receipt of specific preconception care messages before pregnancy and maternal behaviors before and during pregnancy. Data were from the Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System 2009-2010. Only women who reported receiving general preconception care were asked questions about specific health ...
Alizadeh H H Department of Medicine, Division of Haematology-Oncology, Kaposi Mór Teaching Hospital in affiliation with Pécs University, Kaposvár, Hungary; Department of Oncology, Tawam Hospital in affiliation with Johns Hopkins Medicine, AlAin, United Arab Emirates; Department of Haematology, Mercy University Hospital, Cork, Ireland. Electronic address: - - 2014
The aim of this work was to report on the outcome of pregnancy in patients with chronic myeloid leukaemia who were on tyrosine kinase inhibitor treatment. We report the result of 22 pregnancies in 14 patients (9 female and 5 male) who conceived or their partner conceived while being on ...
Dolan Paul P Department of Social Policy, London School of Economics & Political Science, - - 2014
Despite the best of intentions, we often act at the last minute when we are faced with a deadline. A recent recommendation by the English National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) to make In Vitro Fertilisation (IVF) available to women up to 42 years of age instead of ...
Sriprasert Intira I Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Faculty of Medicine, Chiang Mai University, Chiang Mai, - - 2014
To assess pregnancy intention and the associated risks among young pregnant women. In a descriptive study, pregnant women aged 15-24 years were recruited at a prenatal clinic in Chiang Mai University Hospital, Thailand, between March 1, 2012, and February 28, 2013. Participants were interviewed by trained interviewers using a standardized ...
Vasquez Daniela N DN Intensive Care Unit, Sanatorio Anchorena, Capital Federal, - - 2014
Abstract Objective: To describe characteristics, outcomes and clinical presentations for hypertensive disease of pregnancy (HDP) in patients admitted to 3 ICUs in Argentina. Methods: Case-series multicenter study. Results: There were 184 patients with HDP. Mean age 26±8; 90% did not present comorbidity; APACHEII 9[6-14]; SOFA24 2[1-4]; ICU-LOS 3[2-6] days and ...
Vukusic Sandra S Service de Neurologie A and Fondation Eugène Devic EDMUS contre la Sclérose en Plaques, Hôpital Neurologique Pierre Wertheimer, Hospices Civils de Lyon, Lyon, France/Centre des Neurosciences de Lyon, INSERM 1028 et CNRS UMR5292, Equipe Neuro-oncologie et Neuro-inflammation, Lyon, France/Université de Lyon, Lyon, France/Université Lyon 1, Lyon, France - - 2014
Our aim was to evaluate the impact of early redosing of natalizumab after delivery on the risk of post-partum relapses in six women with very active multiple sclerosis (MS). We undertook a retrospective analysis of data collected prospectively in the Lyon MS Cohort. The annualized relapse rate (ARR) in the ...
Groopman John D JD Department of Environmental Health Sciences, Department of International Health, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore MD 21205, USA; Center for Human Nutrition, Department of International Health, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore MD 21205, USA. Electronic address: - - 2014
Aflatoxin B1 is a potent carcinogen, occurring from mold growth that contaminates staple grains in hot, humid environments. In this investigation, aflatoxin B1-lysine albumin biomarkers were measured by mass spectrometry in rural South Asian women, during the first and third trimester of pregnancy, and their children at birth and at ...
Iavazzo C C IASO Maternity Hospital, 38 Seizani Str., Nea Ionia, 14231, Athens, Greece, - - 2014
Cervical cancer recurrence in episiotomy scars after vaginal deliveries is a rather rare event. We present a review of the current literature data on the field. A systematic search was performed in PubMed and Scopus. 10 case reports and 3 case series with total 18 patients were included. The mean ...
Lindberg Laura L Guttmacher Institute, New York, NY, USA, - - 2014
Better understanding of the impact of unintended childbearing on infant and early childhood health is needed for public health practice and policy. Data from the 2004-2008 Oklahoma Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System survey and The Oklahoma Toddler Survey 2006-2010 were used to examine associations between a four category measure of ...
Wallstrom Tove T Department of Clinical Science and Education, Section of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Karolinska Institute, Soder Hospital, - - 2014
Abstract Objective: The pain threshold in humans rises during late pregnancy, and the woman becomes less sensitive to stress. The aim of this study was to investigate whether monitoring the sympathetic nervous system response to stimuli by skin conductance activity might be a useful predictor of spontaneous onset of labor ...
Skröder Helena M HM Unit of Metals and Health, Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Box 210, SE-171 77, Stockholm, - - 2014
Selenium deficiency has been shown to affect the neurological development in animals, but human research in this area is scarce. We aimed to assess the impact of selenium status during pregnancy on child development at 1.5 years of age. This prospective cohort study was nested into a food and micronutrient ...
Tsai Yi-Yi YY Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, National Taiwan University Hospital and College of Medicine, Taipei, - - 2014
We report a live birth after single embryo transfer derived from autologous cryopreserved oocytes of a patient with myelodysplastic syndrome who had undergone allogenic peripheral blood stem cell transplantation (PBSCT). In 2006, a 24-year-old female diagnosed with myelodysplastic syndrome was referred for fertility preservation before she underwent PBSCT. After controlled ...
Vermey Belinda G BG IVF Australia, 1/225 Maroubra Road, Maroubra, Sydney, NSW 2035, Australia; School of Women's and Children's Health, University of New South Wales, High Street, Kensington, Sydney, NSW 2052, Australia. Electronic address: - - 2014
In human sperm head, birefringence can be seen under polarized light resulting from highly ordered structures within the acrosome and nucleus. Selecting sperm with partial head birefringence improves success of clinical pregnancies in patients with severe male factor infertility. The aim of this study was to establish a range of ...
Pivarnik J M JM Department of Kinesiology, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI, USA - - - 2014
We evaluated relationships between mothers' physical activity (PA) during pregnancy and child blood pressure, aerobic fitness, and birth weight. Anthropometrics, systolic (SBP) and diastolic (DBP) blood pressures, and aerobic fitness were measured on 20 mother/child pairs, 8-10 years postpartum. Pregnancy PA (kJ/kg.wk) was calculated from historical recall. Women were classified ...
Ma L-K LK Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Peking Union Medical College Hospital, Peking Union Medical College, Beijing, China. - - 2014
Radical vaginal trachelectomy (VRT) is widely prescribed as a surgical procedure to treat early-stage cervical cancer while preserving fertility. However, the ideal obstetric standard of care for patients who have undergone VRT has not yet been established. Aim of this rerport is to analyze pregnancy outcomes and optimal obstetric management ...
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