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Kacerovsky Marian M Biomedical Research Center, University Hospital Hradec Kralove, Czech Republic; Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Charles University in Prague, Faculty of Medicine Hradec Kralove, University Hospital Hradec Kralove, Czech Republic. Electronic address: - - 2014
To determine the diagnostic indices and predictive values by bedside assessment of amniotic fluid interleukin-6 concentration in the identification of microbial invasion of the amniotic cavity (MIAC) and/or histologic chorioamnionitis in patients with preterm prelabor rupture of membranes. One hundred twenty-four women with singleton pregnancies were included in this study. ...
Wang Wei W Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology,Navy General Hospital of PLA, Beijing 100048, - - 2014
ABNORMALITIES during pregnancy are regarded as pathological pregnancy. Early detection of anomalies is urgent to take measures as soon as possible to prevent serious pregnancy complications. Procoagulant-anticoagulant imbalance is often the pathological basis of many pathological pregnancy conditions, leading to a hypercoagulable state. We compared the thromboelastographic parameters between pathological ...
Wu Gengxiang - - 2014
To optimize the cutoff level for serum beta human chorionic gonadotropin (beta-hCG) determination on day 12 after embryo transfer (ET). This was a retrospective data analysis. beta-hCG values on day 12 after ET of 1,057 clinical pregnancies undergoing in vitro fertilization were analyzed. Receiver operating characteristic curves and optimal cutoff ...
Nuri Bodakci Mehmet M 1Department of Urology, University of Dicle, 2Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics, University of Dicle, 3Department of Radiology, Diyarbakir Obstetrics and Gynecology and Children Diseases Hospital, 4Department of Radiology, Diyarbakir Education and Research Hospital, Diyarbakir, - - 2014
Aim To evaluate the role of doppler ultrasonographorin managing hydronephrosis during pregnancy. Methods The study included 27 pregnant patients with unilateral symptomatic persistent hydronephrosis (group 1) and 38 pregnant patients with physiological hydronephrosis of pregnancy (group 2). All pregnant patients underwent Doppler Ultrasonography to determine the Resistive Index (RI) and ...
Alves Júlio Augusto Gurgel JA Department of Public Health, State University of Ceará, Fortaleza, Ceará, - - 2014
The aim of this study was to establish normative data for ophthalmic artery Doppler variables in the first trimester of normal pregnancy. Maternal ophthalmic artery Doppler signals were recorded in 409 singleton pregnancies at 11-14 weeks' gestation, in mothers presenting consecutively for routine antenatal care. Pulsatility and resistance indices (PI, ...
van Veelen G A GA Department of Reproductive Medicine and Gynecology, University Medical Center, Utrecht, - - 2014
To describe changes in the absolute values of levator hiatal dimensions and in the contractility and distensibility of hiatal dimensions during pelvic floor contraction and Valsalva maneuver using three/four-dimensional (3D/4D) transperineal ultrasound in women during and after their first pregnancy. 280 nulliparous pregnant women underwent ultrasound examination at 12 weeks' gestation, ...
Atiba Adeniran S AS Department of Chemical Pathology, Ekiti State University Teaching Hospital, Ado-Ekiti, Ekiti State, - - 2014
Despite the volume of knowledge and daily reports on pre-eclampsia, its pathogenesis is still yet to be ascertained. Oxidative stress (oxidant (free radical) in excess of antioxidant) injury is one of the recently suggested pathogenetic mechanisms. This study, however, was designed to determine second and third trimesters of plasma malondialdehyde ...
Goynumer G - - 2014
To determine the distribution of cerebral lateral ventricular atrium width (LVAW) as established according to gestational weeks, and calculate the criterion value of LVAW that differentiates normal fetuses from abnormal fetuses. A total of 832 patients meeting the study's criteria were included in the control group. An additional 43 fetuses ...
Fuchs Tomasz - - 2013
Abstract Aim: To evaluate values and variability of T/QRS ratios between 28 and 42 weeks' gestation in term and post-term pregnancies using non-invasive methods with electrodes placed over the maternal abdomen. Methods: Fetal electrocardiograms were recorded from 657 women with singleton pregnancies. Recorded signals were analyzed by KOMPOREL software from ...
Thanasuan Sornlada S Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Faculty of Medicine Siriraj Hospital, Mahidol University, Bangkok, - - 2013
To establish population-specific nomograms of fetal aortic isthmus (AoI) Doppler indices in the period of 24 - 38 weeks' gestation. This was a cross-sectional study of 240 Asian singleton pregnant women at 24 to 38 completed weeks' gestation. Fetal AoI blood flow was evaluated by Doppler study with automatic calculation of ...
Ombelet Willem W Genk Institute for Fertility Technology, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Genk, Belgium; Faculty of Medicine and Life Sciences, Hasselt University, Martelarenlaan 42, Hasselt, Belgium. Electronic address: - - 2013
Many variables may influence success rates after intrauterine insemination (IUI), including sperm quality in the native and washed semen sample. A literature search was performed to investigate the threshold levels of sperm parameters above which IUI pregnancy outcome is significantly improved and/or the cut-off values reaching substantial discriminative performance in ...
Berlit Sebastian - - 2013
Aim: To generate reference values for bioelectrical impedance analysis (BIA) in a German collective of healthy pregnant women. A total of 90 women with a singleton gestation from 23+0 to 40+6 weeks of pregnancy were enrolled from April 2012 until May 2013. Each week of gestation was represented by the ...
Saylık Metin - - 2013
Aim: To investigate whether, intraocular pressure (IOP) is affected when there is a second fetus in the uterus during pregnancy. Materials and Methods: Eighty eyes of 40 twin pregnancies (TwPs), 80 eyes of 40 singleton pregnancies (SiPs) and 80 eyes of 40 non-pregnant females (NoPs) were included in the study. ...
de Araújo Lígia Fp - - 2013
Intrauterine insemination (IUI) is widely used to treat infertility, and its adequate indication is important to obtain good pregnancy rates. To assess which couples could benefit from IUI, this study aimed to evaluate whether sperm motility using a discontinuous gradient of different densities and incubation in CO2 in normospermic individuals ...
Mekjarasnapha Manasicha - - 2013
Objectives- The purpose of this study was to establish reference ranges for septum primum excursion and the septum primum excursion index. Methods- Normal singleton pregnancies with certain dates from 14 to 40 weeks' gestation were enrolled to acquire spatiotemporal image correlation volume data sets. The stored data sets were subsequently ...
Sanlorenzo O - - 2013
Aim: The aim of this paper was to evaluate the lower uterine segment (LUS) thickness through transvaginal sonography in late preterm and full term pregnancies with a single previous Cesarean section, to correlate the obtained LUS measurements with intraoperative observations, and to identify a predictive cut-off value in order to ...
Abu-Rustum Reem S - - 2013
Objectives- The purpose of this study was to establish reference values for the length, area, and circumference of the right and left fetal choroid plexus at 11 to 13 weeks with respect to the fetal biparietal diameter and to compare the right to the left side. Methods- We conducted a ...
Stahmann F - - 2013
Early pregnancy detection is a measure of considerable economic relevance for dairy cattle breeders, and analysis of pregnancy-associated glycoprotein (PAG) values in blood is one of the methods implemented in practice. Starting from d 30 postconception, cows are considered to be pregnant at PAG levels of 2.0 ng of PAG/mL ...
Hamade Haya - - 2013
The proportion of mothers who exclusively breastfeed their babies up to 6 months remains low. Determinants of breastfeeding practices have been largely documented in high-income countries. Little evidence exists on possible predictors of breastfeeding behaviors in the Middle East. Our aim was to assess the prevalence of breastfeeding in Beirut ...
Singh Neeta N Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, - - 2013
This study was performed to assess the prognostic value of serum beta human chorionic gonadotropin (βhCG), measured on day 14 post embryo transfer (ET) for predicting multiple gestation and pregnancy wastage in women undergoing in vitro fertilization ET (IVF-ET). This retrospective study was performed between May 2009 and November 2012. ...
Bassiouny Yasmin Ahmed - - 2013
Abstract Objective: To compare the incidence of congenital anomalies by ultrasound in intracytoplasmic sperm injection (ICSI) pregnancies and in spontaneous pregnancies with correlation to the neonatal outcome. Methods: This is a prospective comparative study carried out in Kasr Al Aini hospital Cairo University from January 2010 to December 2012 comparing ...
Yamada Takashi - - 2013
INTRODUCTION: The differences in the d-dimer rise between women with singleton and multifetal pregnancies have not been studied extensively. MATERIALS AND METHODS: d-Dimer levels were determined in 1089 blood specimens from 1089 women in various stages of pregnancy, including 977 and 112 women with singleton and multifetal pregnancies, respectively. None ...
Tan Albert Chao - - 2013
BACKGROUND: Variations in racial haemoglobin had been previously described in multiple studies locally and abroad. This study was conducted to quantify the differences in haemoglobin of booking primigravidae amongst the three major races in Malaysia at the antenatal clinic of University Malaya Medical Centre, Kuala Lumpur. FINDINGS: One year prospective ...
Kore Shailesh S Obstetrics & Gynecology, L.T.M. Medical College, Sion, Mumbai, 400022 - - 2013
The aim of this study was to determine the effects of period of gestation and position of fetal neck on nuchal translucency measurement. Nuchal translucency was measured in the mid-sagittal plane, with the fetal neck in the flexed, neutral, and extended positions in 100 pregnant women between 11 and 13(+6) weeks. ...
Goitein Orly - - 2013
PURPOSE: To define the normal T2* values of liver in the third trimester of pregnancy in normal fetuses. MATERIALS AND METHODS: Multi-echo gradient echo T2* sequence was applied to the fetal abdomen in the axial plane in women undergoing a fetal MRI (1.5 Tesla [T], MRI system). A region of ...
Ferdousi M A - - 2013
This cross sectional study was carried out on 60 pregnant Bangladeshi women in the department of Radiology and Imaging, BIRDEM for measurement of Pulsatility Index (PI) of umbilical artery of their fetuses by duplex colour Doppler sonography during 2nd and 3rd trimester of pregnancies. Considering total 2nd and 3rd trimesters ...
Musilova Ivana - - 2013
PURPOSE.: To determine whether the measurement of the transverse diameter of the fetal thymus is of value in the identification of either histologic chorioamnionitis or funisitis in pregnancies complicated by preterm prelabor rupture of membranes (PPROM). METHODS.: The transverse diameter of the fetal thymus was measured in 216 fetuses from ...
Mathai Betty M BM Department of Radiology, CMC & Hospital, Ludhiana, Punjab - - 2013
The aim was to study the correlation of placental thickness, measured at the level of the umbilical cord insertion, with the ultrasonographic gestational age in normal and IUGR pregnancies in the late second and third trimester. A total of 498 patients were observed for correlation of the placental thickness with ...
Khalil Asma - - 2013
OBJECTIVE: Studies have suggested that biparietal diameter (BPD), measured at 11-13 weeks' gestation, is reduced in open spina bifida. The aims of this study were to ascertain the reported association between reduced BPD in the first trimester and open spina bifida, and to investigate its predictive value in a single ...
Kim Moon-Kyung - - 2013
Abstract Aim: To define a better cut-off value of the renal pelvis anteroposterior diameter (RPAPD) to predict persistent or progressive pyelectasis during pregnancy. Methods: We retrospectively reviewed 8873 women whose fetal RPAPD was measured. Midtrimester pyelectasis was defined as a RPAPD of ≥4 mm. Persistent/progressive pyelectasis was defined as a ...
Bagga Rashmi - - 2013
A 27-year-old fouth gravida patient with previous two partial molar pregnancies and one missed abortion underwent a suction evacuation for partial molar pregnancy at 9 weeks of gestation. She was followed up with serum HCG values. Though the HCG level reduced from a pre-evacuation value of 1 40 223-31 157 ...
Connolly Annamarie - - 2013
: To reevaluate both discriminatory and threshold levels associated with visualization of gestational sacs, yolk sacs, and fetal poles in patients presenting with vaginal bleeding, pain, or vaginal bleeding and pain in the first trimester of pregnancy using current ultrasonographic technology. : We reviewed the records of patients with first-trimester ...
Markovic V Mandic - - 2013
The purpose of this investigation was to evaluate changes in maternal renal arterial blood flow during pregnancy. The study included 40 non-pregnant, 200 pregnant, and 30 women after delivery. The authors measured pulsatility index (Pi) and resistance index (Ri) in the right and left renal arteries in the hilus. The ...
Ehlers Vicky - - 2013
During pregnancy hormonal changes may increase the risk for developing gingivitis. The aim of this study was to evaluate the signs of gingival inflammation and the enzyme activity of matrix metalloproteinase-8 (aMMP-8) in the gingival crevicular fluid of pregnant women. After approval by the ethics commission, a total of 40 ...
Fuchs Florent - - 2013
Measurement of intra-abdominal pressure (IAP) is an important parameter in the surveillance of intensive care unit patients. Standard values of IAP during pregnancy have not been well defined. The aim of this study was to assess IAP values in pregnant women before and after cesarean delivery. This prospective study, carried ...
Daponte Alexandros - - 2013
Activin A as a predictor of pregnancy failure has been the focus of heated debate, but the value of a combined activin A and follistatin (FS) measurement in serum to predict pregnancy failure has not been reported yet. We assessed whether a single serum measurement of the two physiological antagonists ...
Adeyekun Ademola A AA Department of Radiology, University of Benin Teaching Hospital, Benin City, - - 2013
Fetal weight (FW) estimation in late pregnancy is an important guide in obstetric care. Amniotic fluid protects the fetus against traumatic and infective insults. There possibly exists a relationship between FW and amniotic fluid index (AFI) that can be estimated by ultrasonography. Two hundred and fifty-eight low-risk pregnancies were prospectively ...
Celik Ebru E Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, İnönü University Faculty of Medicine, Malatya, - - 2013
To evaluate percentage changes in serum beta-human chorionic gonadotropin (β-hCG) values between days 0-1, 0-4 and 0-7 as an indicator of methotrexate therapy success in extra-uterine pregnancies. Women with ectopic pregnancy treated with single-dose methotrexate therapy between January 2011 and August 2012 were assessed. Recorded data were reviewed electronically from ...
Ropacka-Lesiak Mariola - - 2012
to analyze the changes in the width of selected veins in the lower limbs during pregnancy and puerperium, with or without venous insufficiency (VI) diagnosed at the first trimester the group of 100 pregnant was divided into two subgroups with or without VI. The examination was performed, namely between 11-14th, ...
Ngu Siew-Fei - - 2012
A 36-year-old, gravida 7 para 2, presented at 5 weeks of amenorrhoea for vaginal bleeding and abdominal pain. She had two previous tubal ectopic pregnancies managed 11 and 12 years previously by medical therapy and laparoscopic salpingectomy, respectively, two cesarean deliveries and two surgical abortions. Abdominal and pelvic examination was ...
Yousefzadeh Gholamreza - - 2012
Pregnant women with previous gestational diabetes mellitus are at increased risk of progressive carotid artery disorders. The current study evaluated carotid intima-media thickness (IMT) in pregnant women with gestational diabetes at two time points of mid-term and full-term pregnancy to determine whether gestational diabetes mellitus causes increased IMT. This cross-sectional ...
Khosrowbeygi Ali - - 2012
AIM: The aims of the present study were to assess the correlation between homocysteine and adiponectin and the homocysteine-to-adiponectin ratio in pre-eclampsia compared with normal pregnant women. MATERIALS AND METHODS: The study population consisted of 30 women with pre-eclampsia and 30 normal pregnant women. Serum levels of total adiponectin and ...
Hasegawa Junichi - - 2012
AIM: To establish reference values for the nuchal translucency (NT) thickness in Japanese fetuses. MATERIAL AND METHODS: Ultrasonographic measurements of the crown-rump length (CRL) and NT were performed from 11 to 13 + 6 weeks of gestation in consecutive Japanese fetuses examined during prenatal visits between February 2011 and January 2012. The ...
Tharwat M - - 2012
This study was designed to establish the reference range for the cardiac biomarkers cardiac troponin I (cTnI) and creatine kinase myocardial band (CK-MB) in nonpregnant and pregnant goats, goats with normal birth, goats with prolonged birth associated with dystocia, and goats with pregnancy toxemia. Fifty-seven does, categorized into three groups ...
Kristoffersen Ann-Helen - - 2012
BACKGROUND: Within-subject biological variation and reference change value (RCV) are difficult to calculate for an analyte with a changing concentration. The aim of this study was to develop a model to examine if it was possible to transform an analyte with a time-dependent change in concentration into a 'steady-state' situation ...
Hızlı Deniz - - 2012
Abstract Aims: The present study aimed to provide normal reference ranges for decidual thickness measured ultrasonographically in healthy first-trimester pregnancies and to evaluate whether there was a relationship between decidual thickness and serum progesterone levels. Methods: Decidual thickness of 173 women with a healthy gestation between 6+0 and 9+6 weeks ...
Grubbs Brendan H - - 2012
Abstract Objective: To determine the relationship between the change in middle cerebral artery peak systolic velocity (MCA-PSV) and the change in fetal Hemoglobin (Hb) immediately following intrauterine transfusion (IUT). Materials and Methods: Study data included all IUTs performed for suspected fetal anemia from 2007-2011. Results: Sixty-eight IUTs were performed for ...
Martins W P WP Departamento de Ginecologia e Obstetrícia da Faculdade de Medicina de Ribeirão Preto, Universidade de São Paulo (FMRP-USP), Ribeirão Preto, Brazil. - - 2012
To evaluate the intra- and interobserver reliability of assessment of three-dimensional power Doppler (3D-PD) indices from single spherical samples of the placenta. Women with singleton pregnancies at 24-40 weeks' gestation were included. Three scans were independently performed by two observers; Observer 1 performed the first and third scan, intercalated by ...
Ebeigbe J A - - 2012
Objective: Pregnancy results in a lot of hormonal changes in the body and the eyes are no exception. These ocular changes could be physiologic, pathologic or a modification of a pre-existing condition. The aim of this study was to determine physiologic ocular changes that are associated with pregnancy in healthy ...
Leung Alice A Center for Molecular Fetal Therapy, Division of Pediatric General, Thoracic and Fetal Surgery, Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Cincinnati, Ohio, - - 2012
The mid-gestation fetus is capable of regenerative healing with wound healing indistinguishable from surrounding skin. This review aims to evaluate the current knowledge of how the mid-gestation fetus heals without scar and the implications of these findings in efforts to recapitulate the fetal regenerative phenotype in the postnatal environment. It ...
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