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Swank Morgan L - - 2013
Approximately 2% of all pregnancies are ectopic; of these, 4% are interstitial or cervical. There exists no clear consensus as to whether surgical or medical management is superior. We present three cases of advanced nonfallopian tube ectopic pregnancies from 6 to 8 weeks of gestation. Our first two cases were ...
Boon Elles M J - - 2013
The goal to noninvasively detect fetal aneuploidies using circulating cell free fetal DNA in the maternal plasma seems to be achieved by the use of massively parallel sequencing (MPS). To date, different MPS approaches exist, all aiming to deliver reliable results in a cost effective manner. The most widely used ...
Teefey Patrick P University of South Florida, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, - - 2012
► Neuroendocrine carcinoma of the cervix is a rare and aggressive malignancy. ► A multimodality approach must be individualized when diagnosed during pregnancy. ► We report the use of a therapeutic cervical cone and adjuvant chemotherapy.
Sekaran Anuradha - - 2011
Granulocytic sarcoma also known as extramedullary myeloid sarcoma or chloroma is an uncommon manifestation of leukemia and presents as a deposit of leukemic cells outside the bone marrow. We report a case of a twenty-five-year-old pregnant woman who presented with progressive dysphagia and recurrent postprandial vomiting. Upper GI endoscopy had ...
Murad Aizuri A - - 2011
A young, previously well primigravida presented a few hours after a short labour with sudden onset chest pain, shortness of breath and odynophagia. She had subcutaneous emphysema but did not have significant cardiorespiratory compromise. She was found to have a spontaneous pneumomediastinum, likely secondary to raised intrathoracic pressure during labour. ...
Lamorde Mohammed - - 2010
Conflicting data exist regarding the effect of pregnancy on steady-state nevirapine pharmacokinetics (PK), although steady-state nevirapine concentrations during pregnancy have never been characterized in sub-Saharan Africa. This was a longitudinal intensive PK study in Ugandan pregnant women receiving nevirapine-based antiretroviral therapy. Participants underwent intensive 12-hour PK sampling during the second ...
Burrows Katherine - - 2013
This 24-year-old woman had incessant polymorphic ventricular tachycardia (PVT) during week 24 of her pregnancy and received over 200 implantable cardioverter-defibrillator discharges. She failed to respond to quinidine, magnesium, isoproterenol, amiodarone, esmolol, and cilostazol during her PVT storm, although her dramatic response to verapamil was consistent with the diagnosis of ...
Jensen Dennis - - 2011
We examined the impact of human pregnancy on breathlessness intensity at matched levels of ventilation (V˙E) during isoxic hyperoxic CO₂ rebreathing and incremental cycle exercise tests in 21 healthy women in the third trimester (TM₃) and again ∼5 months post-partum (PP). Pregnancy had no significant (P > 0.05) effect on ...
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Moderate caffeine consumption (less than 200 mg per day) does not appear to be a major contributing factor in miscarriage or preterm birth. The relationship of caffeine to growth restriction remains undetermined. A final conclusion cannot be made at this time as to whether there is a correlation between high ...
Czaller Ibolya - - 2010
The course of hereditary angioedema (HAE) and the efficacy and safety of human C1-INH concentrate were appraised during pregnancy and the postpartum period, in patients with HAE. Retrospective analysis of clinical data on 118 pregnancies (82 full-term and 36 abortions) in 41 female patients, extracted from the National HAE Registry, ...
Torelli Paola - - 2010
Headache is a common disorder in the general population. Among women, the primary headache form that is more heavily affected by the physiologic hormonal variations occurring through a woman's lifetime is migraine. Migraine without aura (MO) and migraine with aura (MA) show a different clinical pattern during pregnancy. MO improves ...
Bobrowski Renee A - - 2010
This section reviews anatomic and functional changes of the respiratory system during pregnancy. Pulmonary function during exercise in pregnancy and in the obese gravida, sleep-disordered breathing during pregnancy, and pulmonary changes in the pregnant woman living at altitude are discussed in detail. Assessment of pulmonary function and interpretation of the ...
Gürsoy M - - 2010
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVE: Matrix metalloproteinases (MMPs) and their regulators are connected to periodontal inflammation and destruction. However, the presence and role of the salivary MMPs in pregnancy-related gingivitis are not well known. Our longitudinal study aimed to monitor salivary proteinase levels and possible changes, and relate them to periodontal status ...
Castro-Rodriguez Jose A - - 2010
OBJECTIVE: To test the hypothesis that consuming Mediterranean diet and using olive oil for cooking/dressing salads during pregnancy might be associated with less wheezing during the first year of the offspring's life. METHODS: A study was conducted in 1,409 infants (mean age, 16.6 +/- 2.5 months) attending healthy infant clinics ...
Ansari Noureddin Nakhostin - - 2010
Low back pain (LBP) is a common and often disabling condition that deserves attention. Although LBP during pregnancy is a common clinical problem, only one study was found documenting prevalence of LBP during pregnancy in Iran. No investigation evaluated the diagnostic value of possible risk factors. The aims of the ...
Chen Yi-Hua - - 2010
PURPOSE: To assess the risks that maternal panic disorder (PD) during pregnancy contribute to adverse pregnancy outcomes, with the effects further specifically differentiated into mothers who experienced a panic attack during pregnancy and those who did not. METHOD: This study linked two nationwide population-based datasets: the birth certificate registry and ...
Babb Malaika - - 2010
My pregnant patients frequently ask about taking pain medications, sometimes for chronic conditions. What is known about the safety of using analgesics in therapeutic doses for acute or chronic pain during pregnancy? Commonly prescribed pain medications appear to be relatively safe to use during pregnancy. None of the analgesics has ...
Kovo Michal - - 2009
Idiopathic bilateral facial paralysis, although rare, seems to be more frequent during the last trimester of pregnancy and in the early puerperium. Unlike unilateral facial paralysis where the cause is mostly idiopathic, bilateral facial palsy is less often idiopathic, and various etiologies had been suggested.We present herein, an unusual case ...
Wells Sarah M - - 2010
Formed almost exclusively during development, arterial elastic fibers must function for the lifetime of the animal. We have observed dramatic structural and mechanical changes in aortic elastic tissue during gestational and postnatal development. Elastic tissue was isolated from bovine aortas: (i) during late pregnancy and (ii) in adults. Changes in ...
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In the absence of obstetric or medical complications, pregnant women can observe the same precautions for air travel as the general population and can fly safely. Pregnant women should be instructed to continuously use their seat belts while seated, as should all air travelers. Pregnant air travelers may take precautions ...
Lucas Sylvia - - 2009
Migraine is very common in women of reproductive age. With peak prevalence of migraine occurring during childbearing years, many women with migraine may knowingly or unknowingly use medication during pregnancy. Although migraine tends to improve during pregnancy, many women may still experience moderate to severe disabling headache and need pharmacologic ...
Contag Stephen A - - 2009
Migraine headaches have a female predominance with a peak in prevalence in the third and fourth decades of life. Women of reproductive age are liable to develop their first migraine while pregnant or exhibit changes in the character, frequency or severity of their headaches during pregnancy and the puerperium. The ...
Klamová Hana - - 2009
Here we report response to treatment of chronic myeloid leukemia (CML) of five pregnant women during and after pregnancy. CML was diagnosed during pregnancy in three patients. Pregnancy was confirmed during CML in two patients: in one in the 21st week of pregnancy while on imatinib, in another in the ...
Fu Qi - - 2009
Pregnancy is associated with dramatic alterations in maternal hemodynamics, which begin as early as 4 to 5 weeks of gestation. It has been proposed that these changes occur through autonomic control mechanisms, but the actual role of the autonomic nervous system in pregnancy is poorly understood. Here, we review what ...
Kovo Michal - - 2009
Idiopathic bilateral facial paralysis, although rare, seems to be more frequent during the last trimester of pregnancy and in the early puerperium. Unlike unilateral facial paralysis where the cause is mostly idiopathic, bilateral facial palsy is less often idiopathic, and various etiologies had been suggested.We present herein, an unusual case ...
Della Martina Monica - - 2010
PURPOSE: During pregnancy we can have changes of the calcium metabolism that can determine a loss of bone mass. Some studies used single-photon absorptiometry (SPA) or dual-energy X-ray absorptiometry, but these exams are inadvisable in pregnancy for the teratogenic effects on the fetus. We used quantitative ultrasonometry (QUS). The aim ...
Braakenburg Arthur M D - - 2009
PURPOSE: To evaluate the ocular characteristics of active ocular toxoplasmosis (OT) during pregnancy in nine female patients and to compare these attacks with those in the nonpregnant periods. METHODS: Retrospective analysis of active OT during pregnancy and the nonpregnant periods. Outcome measurements consisted of the duration of attacks, the size ...
Doyle S - - 2009
Malignancy presenting during pregnancy is rare. When it does, there are important considerations and challenges for the radiologist. The physiological changes of pregnancy may mask signs and symptoms of malignancy leading to delayed presentation. Endocrine and physiological changes during pregnancy can interact with tumour biology to alter the behaviour and ...
Tiel Groenestege Andreas T - - 2009
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE: It is unclear whether the risk of aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage (aSAH) is increased during pregnancy, labor, and the puerperium. We compared the risk of aSAH during this period with the risk outside this period. METHODS: We included women with aSAH between 18 and 42 years of age ...
Sabino Jennifer - - 2008
Back pain is ubiquitous in today's society and is particularly common during pregnancy. There are multiple factors contributing to these symptoms during pregnancy including pelvic changes as well as alterations to loading. Potential imaging modalities are limited during pregnancy due to the desire to limit ionizing radiation exposure to the ...
Saito T - - 2008
The emergence of fluoroquinolone-resistant gram-negative organisms has been demonstrated in patients given fluoroquinolone prophylaxis. To prevent increases in resistant bacteria, we restricted prophylactic use of fluoroquinolones. The spectrum and susceptibility patterns of isolates causing bloodstream infection (BSI) were assessed in patients receiving chemotherapy during periods of routine prophylaxis (period A: ...
Barbazetto Irene A - - 2007
Pregnancy can cause multiple physiologic and non-physiologic changes throughout the body; the eye is no exception. Ocular changes during pregnancy can be physiologic or pathologic, or these changes can be an effect of a pre-existing condition. While many of theses changes are reversible, some may lead to lasting visual impairment. ...
Pérez-Maldonado Adrián - - 2006
The skin mirrors the hormonal metabolic and physiologic changes that occur during pregnancy. The metabolic effects are manifested primarily in accentuation of two disorders, porphyria cutanea tarda and acrodermatitis enteropathica. The former may be exacerbated, not only during pregnancy, but also during the post-partum period and with the intake of ...
Jeng Jiann-Shing - - 2004
BACKGROUND: Pregnancy is a known risk factor for stroke, but relatively few studies have been conducted in Asian populations to document the risk. This study aimed to analyze the incidence and etiologies of stroke occurring during pregnancy and puerperium in Taiwanese women. METHODS: From 1984 to 2002, female patients 15 ...
Gallo M - - 2001
Many of my patients are now using herbal medicines; some even use them during pregnancy. As we enter the "cold and flu" season, many are inquiring about use of the herb echinacea to prevent these ailments. Is there any evidence to suggest that use of echinacea during pregnancy is safe? ...
Daehnert I - - 2001
BACKGROUND: Stroke during pregnancy and puerperium is a severe complication that causes high morbidity and mortality. A patent foramen ovale (PFO) allowing paradoxical embolism is one identified risk factor. CASE: A 25-year-old pregnant woman with PFO suffered from recurrent cerebral embolism. To prevent recurrent cerebral embolism during pregnancy, delivery, and ...
Rabinerson D - - 2000
During Ramadan, adult Muslims fast from dawn to dusk. We frequently encounter young pregnant Muslim women with hyperemesis gravidarum who fast during this holy month. We have investigated whether there is an association between the prolonged fasting during Ramadan and excessive vomiting during pregnancy. Possible psychologic and physiologic explanations are ...
Muzaffar F - - 1998
BACKGROUND: The endocrine, metabolic, and immunologic changes during pregnancy give rise to a number of physiologic cutaneous changes. OBJECTIVE: We evaluated 140 pregnant women to determine the pattern of pregnancy-induced physiologic skin changes in our community. RESULTS: The various changes observed include: increased pigmentation (90.7%), striae (77.1%), edema (48.5), melasma ...
Paul J A - - 1996
In this paper the combined effect on reactive hip joint moment due to changes in (1) segment mass, (2) trunk centre of mass, and (3) working posture during pregnancy was estimated, and the relative contributions of these three changes to the change in the moment were assessed. The situation studied ...
Gerrits P O - - 1992
The dimensional changes of liver sections during the course of processing with glycol methacrylate (GMA) or with ethanol are described. Tissue processing with ethanol served as a control. During prolonged processing steps (24 h each), linear shrinkage of tissue specimens dehydrated with GMA at room temperature was 13.2%. Subsequent infiltration ...
Tervahartiala B - - 1989
A case of a 25-year old female school teacher with pyogenic granulomas of the gingiva developing during her first pregnancy in the area of a congenital hemangioma is described. The recurrence of the pyogenic granulomas of the gingiva during the second pregnancy could be successfully prevented by scaling and root ...
Nath C R - - 1984
Decrease in arterial oxygen tension has been reported during hemodialysis.(1-3) The etiology of the hypoxemia has not been clearly demonstrated. Intravascular leukostasis,(1) pulmonary arterial microembolization,(3) and loss of CO(2) through the dialyzer are some of the explanations given for this abnormality.(2,4) Why a small percentage of hemodialysis patients develop profound, ...
Nakamura Y - - 1984
A study involving the determination of total fibrinogen and high molecular weight (HMW) fibrinogen was performed with the glycine precipitation method. Ninety patients in different trimesters of pregnancy and 37 non-pregnant controls participated in the study. Total fibrinogen was found to increase during pregnancy until delivery, after which it declined ...
Rogers M V - - 1983
The adjustments that couples make during pregnancy usually include changes in their sexual relationship. It is common for them to feel hesitant about expressing their true sexual concerns to each other or to their physician or midwife. Pent-up, unresolved anxiety can breed resentment, frustration and anger, all of which can ...
Fernandes-Costa F - - 1982
The levels of unsaturated serum transcobalamins (TC I, TC II, and TC III) of 193 women at various stages of pregnancy and the puerperium, and of 33 specimens of cord blood, have been measured. In addition, seven subjects were studied serially through pregnancy. The pattern of changes was similar in ...
Davison J M - - 1980
Serial changes in 24-hour creatinine clearance were determined in 10 healthy women during late pregnancy and after the puerperium. A decrease occurred in all subjects during the six weeks preceding delivery, so that mean values for the last three weeks of pregnancy did not differ from the non-pregnant mean. Possible ...
Burrow G N - - 1978
Standard intelligence tests were administered to twenty-eight children who had been exposed to PTU in utero and thirty-two non-exposed siblings. There was no significant difference in results between the two groups. The present study suggests that with careful attention, pregnant women with thyrotoxicosis can be treated with propylthiouracil without interfering ...
Lind T - - 1976
Oral glucose tolerance tests were performed during late pregnancy, on the second and fifth days of the puerperium and finally six weeks after delivery in a group of 12 healthy women. The glucose response showed no significant change from the pregnancy values on the second and fifth days of the ...
Rosenberg V - - 1975
Pancreatitis occurring in late pregnancy and in the puerperium has been documented as an entity unrelated to cholelithiasis or hyperlipidemia. Canine pancreatic exocrine function has been studied during pregnancy and the puerperium. Pancreatic secretion was evaluated in eight pregnant female mongrel dogs prepared with Thomas duodenal and gastric fistulae, during ...
Tzeng, Shiang-Jong.
Thesis (Ph.D.)--Northwestern University, 2000.
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