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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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
Gizzo Salvatore S Department of Woman and Child Health, University of Padua , Padova , Italy - - 2014
Abstract In vitro fertilization (IVF) cycles generate abnormalities in luteal-phase sex steroid concentrations and this represent an important limiting factor to achieve a good pregnancy rate. Although there are evidences about the usefulness of luteal phase support (LPS) after IVF cycles, no consensus exist about the best dose and way ...
Yin Huiqun H Reproductive Medicine Center , 105th Hospital of PLA, Hefei , - - 2014
Abstract The aim of this study was to evaluate the influence of in vitro fertilization (IVF) versus intracytoplasmic sperm injection (ICSI), fertilization mode embryonic morphology at day 3, and female age on blastocyst development, on the clinical outcomes of pregnancy after blastocyst transfer. A total of 471 cycles were retrospectively ...
Kirkegaard K K Centre for Preimplantation Genetic Diagnosis/The Fertility Clinic, Aarhus University Hospital, Brendstrupgaardsvej 100, Aarhus N 8200, Denmark Present address: Department of Clinical Biochemistry, Aarhus University Hospital, Aarhus, Denmark - - 2014
Does the metabolomic profile, obtained with nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR), of spent culture media from human embryos correlate with reproductive potential in a cohort of good prognosis patients? In a large cohort of single transferred blastocysts from a homogeneous group of good prognosis patients, we find a high degree of ...
Quinquin Marine M Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Fertility Center, Archet 2 University Hospital, Nice, France. Electronic address: - - 2014
To compare the continuation of in vitro fertilization (IVF) with the conversion to intrauterine insemination (IUI) in cases of suboptimal ovarian response in Bologna-criteria poor responders. Retrospective and multicenter comparative study. Three academic fertility centers and a fertility private clinic. Analysis of 7,176 initiated IVF cycles from January 2010 to January ...
Lipsky Leah M LM Health Behavior Branch, Division of Intramural Public Health Research, Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, Bethesda, Maryland, - - 2014
Excessive gestational weight gain may lead to long-term increases in maternal body weight and associated health risks. The purpose of this study was to examine the relationship between maternal body weight and weight-related self-efficacy from early pregnancy to 2 years post-partum. Women with live, singleton term infants from a population-based ...
Alpay-Kanitez Nilufer N Istanbul University, Istanbul Medical Faculty, Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Rheumatology, Istanbul, Turkey. - - 2014
Takayasu arteritis is a chronic large-vessel vasculitis in young women of reproductive age. We aimed to obtain information on pregnancy in TA retrospectively. Takayasu arteritis patients with history of pregnancy were included in this study. The evaluations included physical findings, serum C-reactive protein, erythrocyte sedimentation rate as well as history ...
Banks Nicole N Section on Human Biochemical Genetics, Medical Genetics Branch, National Human Genome Research Institute, National Institutes of Health, 10 Center Drive, Building 10, Room 10C103CA, Bethesda, Maryland, 20892-1851, - - 2014
Autosomal recessive polycystic kidney disease (ARPKD) is the most common childhood-onset ciliopathy. As treatments improve, more women are reaching reproductive age, but little is known about ARPKD and pregnancy. In our ongoing study on ARPKD and other ciliopathies, 12 females over 18 years of age were identified and systematically evaluated. Six ...
Diago Almela Vicente Jose VJ Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology. Hospital Universitario y Politécnico La Fe. Bulevar Sur s/n, 46026, Valencia, - - 2014
Abstract Objective: To determine if absence of subclinical intraamniotic inflammation improves the prognosis of rescue cerclage in cases of bulging membranes. Methods: cohort study with all women with bulging membranes admitted into our hospital between 2009 and 2013. Patients underwent amniocentesis to quantify amniotic glucose, leukocytes, IL-6 and leukocyte esterase ...
Riska Brit Solvor BS Faculty of Medicine, University of Oslo, P.O. 1078, Blindern, 0316, Oslo, Norway, - - 2014
The study aimed to describe the dispensing of benzodiazepines and benzodiazepine-related drugs (z-hypnotics) to pregnant women and to study the characteristics of these women and the extent of co-medication. A population-based cohort study was conducted based on the linkage of nationwide registries: the Medical Birth Registry of Norway and the ...
Urquiza María Fernanda MF Halitus, Instituto Médico, Capital Federal, Buenos Aires, Argentina, - - 2014
To report a birth of a healthy girl after long-term oocyte cryopreservation by slow cooling in sodium depleted medium. Clinical application. University Affiliated, Private IVF center. A 38-year-old woman received embryos from IVF by intracytoplasmic sperm injection (ICSI) with her own oocytes that were cryopreserved by slow freezing in a ...
Isobe Naoki N Graduate School of Biosphere Science, Hiroshima University, Hiroshima 739-8528, - - 2014
The aim of the present study was to examine the effect of the somatic cell count (SCC) in milk on reproductive performance, such as pregnancy status in the prepartum period and ovarian function in the postpartum period, in dairy cows. Blood samples were collected every week from one month prepartum ...
Ziller V V Department of Gynecological Endocrinology, Reproductive Medicine and Osteoporosis, Philipps University of Marburg, Marburg, - - 2014
The aim of this study was to assess the time from the first subfertility diagnosis to pregnancy (TTP) and to elucidate factors influencing TTP for patients in German gynecological practices comprising a representative sample and provide a realistic picture of the current situation in Germany. The study collective included all ...
Fragoso Yara Dadalti YD Universidade Metropolitana de Santos, Department of Neurology, Medical Faculty UNIMES , Rua da Constituicao 374, CEP 11015-470, Santos SP , Brazil +55 13 32263400 ; - - 2014
Introduction: Multiple sclerosis (MS) is a disease that mainly affects young adults who are of reproductive age. MS can lead to severe disability and is associated with worse prognosis in untreated patients. Although MS is not negatively affected by pregnancy itself, it may be a high-risk decision to leave a ...
DaVanzo Julie J Senior economist, RAND, Santa Monica, CA, USA, - - 2014
Menstrual regulation (MR), a relatively safe form of pregnancy termination, is legal in Bangladesh during the early stages of pregnancy. However, little is known about the factors associated with whether women who terminate pregnancies choose this method or a less-safe one. Data from the Matlab Demographic Surveillance System on 122,691 ...
Okmen Firat - - 2014
To determine whether there exists a relationship between age and side dominance of tubal ectopic pregnancies. One hundred twenty patients were retrospectively analyzed. The sides of the tubal ectopic pregnancies were recorded on the basis of laparoscopy or laparotomy findings. Five age groups were created: 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, and ...
Sapra K J KJ Division of Intramural Population Health Research, Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, 6100 Executive Blvd., Room 7B05, Rockville, MD 20852, USA - - 2014
Is time to pregnancy (TTP) similar across successive pregnancy attempts among women experiencing pregnancy loss? TTP after a loss may be longer compared with TTP before a loss. Two pregnancy cohort studies have reported that TTP is similar across pregnancy attempts in fertile women. However, this has not been investigated ...
Pados George G Centre for Endoscopic Surgery "Diavalkaniko" Hospital, Thessaloniki, Greece; "Papageorgiou" Hospital, 1st Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology, Aristotle University, Thessaloniki, Greece. Electronic address: - - 2014
To present the reproductive and obstetric outcome after laparoscopic excision of functional, non-communicating broadly attached rudimentary horn. As a part of a retrospective study performed over the past 21 years to determine the reproductive and obstetric outcome after laparoscopic treatment for symptomatic non-communicating rudimentary horn, we identified seven women who ...
De Genna Natacha M NM University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry, Pittsburgh, PA, USA - - 2014
Teenage mothers are more likely to use drugs, and their children are more likely to use substances and become pregnant during adolescence. Teenage mothers' substance use may play a role in the intergenerational risk for adolescent pregnancy. Pregnant adolescents (12-18 years) were seen during pregnancy and postnatal years 6, 10, ...
Roulo Rebecca M RM Department of Environmental Health Science, University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia, - - 2014
Listeria monocytogenes is a foodborne pathogen that can result in adverse pregnancy outcomes such as stillbirth or premature delivery. The Mongolian gerbil was recently proposed as the most appropriate small animal model of listeriosis due to its susceptibility to the same invasion pathways as humans. The objective of this study ...
Grooten Ij I Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Academic Medical Centre, Amsterdam, The Netherlands; Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Bioinformatics, Academic Medical Centre, Amsterdam, The - - 2014
To investigate the consequences of weight loss in pregnancy on pregnancy outcomes and cardiometabolic profile in childhood. Prospective birth cohort (ABCD study). Between 2003 and 2004, all pregnant women in Amsterdam were approached for study participation. 7818 pregnant women were included, of which 3165 consented to having their children examined ...
Vilela Ana Amélia Freitas AA Nutritional Epidemiology Observatory, Department of Social and Applied Nutrition, and Graduate Program in Nutrition, Institute of Nutrition Josué de Castro, Rio de Janeiro Federal University, Rio de Janeiro, - - 2014
Dietary patterns before pregnancy may be associated with depressive symptomatology during pregnancy. The aim of this study was to identify dietary patterns before pregnancy and to examine the association between these dietary patterns and depressive symptoms during pregnancy. A prospective cohort of 248 healthy pregnant women were followed at 5-13, ...
Audebert Alain A Institut Robert B. Greenblatt, Bordeaux, - - 2014
To evaluate the success rate of laparoscopic neosalpingostomy and the factors affecting the results in terms of intrauterine pregnancy (IUP), delivery (DEL), and ectopic pregnancy (EP). Retrospective analysis of prospectively recorded data. Private practice. A total of 434 consecutive infertile patients from 21 to 42 years old with a follow-up of ...
Lurie Samuel S Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Edith Wolfson Medical Center, Holon, - - 2014
Aims: To establish leukocyte count and differential percentiles in healthy singleton term laboring women during spontaneous normal vaginal labor following an uncomplicated pregnancy. Methods: An analysis of the records of all women (n = 762) who delivered at our delivery ward during a 2-month period was performed. After exclusion for ...
Matorras Roberto R Human Reproduction Unit, Cruces University Hospital, University of the Basque Country, Plaza de Cruces s/n Baracaldo (Vizcaya), 48903 Vizcaya, - - 2014
In this retrospective study, the efficiency of carrying out rescue intrauterine insemination (IUI) in low-responder patients undergoing IVF when no oocytes were retrieved after follicular aspiration and when HCG timing was adequate was analysed. A historical control group was used. Over 13 years, women undergoing IVF with failure to obtain ...
Phillips Elizabeth A EA Department of Urology, Boston Medical Center, Boston, MA. Electronic address: - - 2014
Increases in pregnancy complication rates and use of assisted reproductive technology (ART) have been demonstrated in female urologists and orthopaedic surgeons when compared with the general US population. To determine if childbearing differences exist across specialties, we evaluated female surgeons in all fields, particularly with regard to fertility. An anonymous, ...
Cornelius Amajuoyi C - - 2014
Ectopic pregnancy remains a leading cause of maternal morbidity and mortality in the first trimester of pregnancy in developing countries. To determine the incidence, pattern of presentation and management of ectopic pregnancies at Federal Medical Centre (FMC) Owerri. This was a retrospective descriptive study of all cases of ectopic gestations ...
Oliveira Sheyla Costa de SC Departamento de Enfermagem, Centro de Ciências da Saúde, Universidade Federal de Pernambuco, Recife, PE, - - 2014
to describe the validation process of an educational booklet for healthy eating in pregnancy using local and regional food. methodological study, developed in three steps: construction of the educational booklet, validation of the educational material by judges, and by pregnant women. The validation process was conducted by 22 judges and ...
Smith Megan V MV Department of Psychiatry, Yale School of Medicine, 300 George Street, 9th floor, New Haven, CT, 06511, USA, - - 2014
A 2012 committee opinion from the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists highlights the considerable increase in opioid addiction in recent years, yet little is known about clinical correlates of prescribed opioids among pregnant women. This study examines clinical and demographic factors associated with the use of opioid analgesics in ...
Nippita Siripanth S Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, - - 2014
Health care providers may restrict intrauterine device (IUD) insertion until menstruation occurs secondary to device labeling. We describe pregnancy and bleeding patterns when IUD insertions occur at any time in the menstrual cycle. We enrolled women initiating the copper T380A or levonorgestrel intrauterine system after pregnancy test regardless of cycle ...
Grant Jeanolivia J Commonwealth Healthcare Corporation, Saipan, Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana - - 2014
Betel quid chewing is very common among the native Pacific Islanders living in the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands and is the fourth most common habit in the world after tobacco, alcohol, and caffeine. Despite its widespread use, there are no studies regarding the effects of betel quid use ...
Laliberté François - - 2014
Up to 50% of pregnancies are unintended in the United States, and the healthcare costs associated with pregnancy are the most expensive among hospitalized conditions. The current study aims to assess Medicaid spending on various methods of contraception and on pregnancy care including unintended pregnancies. We analyzed Medicaid health claims ...
Crişan-Vida Mihaela M University Politehnica Timişoara, Romania/Department Automation and Applied - - 2014
A healthy lifestyle for a mother and monitoring both mother and fetus activities are crucial factors for a normal pregnancy without hazardous conditions. This paper proposes a cloud computing solution and a mobile application which collect data from the sensors to be used in Obstetrics-Gynecology Department. This application monitors the ...
Vlassoff Michael M Guttmacher Institute, New York, - - 2014
(1) In 2013, an estimated 40% of pregnancies in Cameroon were unintended. (2) More than six in 10 women who want to avoid pregnancy either do not practice contraception or use a relatively ineffective traditional method. These women can be said to have an unmet need for modern contraception. (3) ...
Hellwig Kerstin K Department of Neurology, St. Josef Hospital, Ruhr University Bochum, Bochum, - - 2014
The incidence of multiple sclerosis (MS) is increasing, particularly in young women (20-40 years). In line, experience in the management of pregnancies and use of disease-modifying therapy (DMT) in women with MS is accumulating. Fertility is generally not affected in MS. If assisted reproduction techniques (ART) are required, unsuccessful procedures ...
Thompson John M D JM Department of Paediatrics, The University of Auckland, Auckland, New - - 2014
Our aim was to replicate and extend the recently found association between acetaminophen use during pregnancy and ADHD symptoms in school-age children. Participants were members of the Auckland Birthweight Collaborative Study, a longitudinal study of 871 infants of European descent sampled disproportionately for small for gestational age. Drug use during ...
Menuba Ifeanyi E IE Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of Nigeria Teaching Hospital, Ituku Ozalla Enugu, Enugu State, - - 2014
Infertility is highly prevalent in Nigeria and most infertile couples in southeast Nigeria are offered conventional forms of treatment, which consist mainly of ovulation induction and tubal surgery, due to limited availability and high cost of endoscopic and assisted reproductive technologies like laparoscopy and in vitro fertilization. The aim of ...
Howard Brandon B Teva Global Medical Affairs, Frazer, PA 19355, - - 2013
To evaluate pregnancy complication rates and related charges in users of 84/7, 21/7 and 24/4 combined oral contraceptives (COCs). Data were obtained from the i3 InVision Data Mart™ retrospective claims database. Subjects were aged 15-40 years, first prescribed a COC between 1/1/2006 and 4/1/2011 and continuously insured for ≥1 year. ...
Turok David K DK Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT 84132, USA. Electronic address: - - 2013
We investigated the 1-year pregnancy rates for emergency contraception (EC) users who selected the copper T380 intrauterine device (IUD) or oral levonorgestrel (LNG) for EC. This prospective study followed women for 1 year after choosing either the copper T380 IUD or oral LNG for EC. The study was powered to ...
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