20,311 results match your criteria Abortion Complications


Maternal and Neonatal Outcomes of Adolescent Pregnancy.

J Gynecol Obstet Hum Reprod 2019 Feb 19. Epub 2019 Feb 19.

University of Health Sciences Tepecik Education and Research Hospital, İzmir, Turkey.

Objective: To examine the maternal and neonatal outcomes of adolescent pregnancies.

Methods: Deliveries that occurred in a high-volume tertiary center between January 2013 and December 2016 were retrospectively analyzed. We studied pregnant women who were under 19 years of age at the time at which they gave birth, and who underwent regular follow-up. Read More

View Article

Download full-text PDF

Source
http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jogoh.2019.02.011DOI Listing
February 2019

["Crystal" and Pregnancy - The Preliminary Results of a Retrospective Study on the Course of Pregnancy and Delivery of Women Consuming Methamphetamine].

Z Geburtshilfe Neonatol 2019 Feb 20. Epub 2019 Feb 20.

Klinik und Poliklinik für Frauenheilkunde und Geburtshilfe, Universitätsklinikum Carl Gustav Carus Dresden, Dresden.

Introduction: It can be observed that there is an increase in the methamphetamine (MA) consumption in Saxony (Federal Republic of Germany). There is so far no data available in German speaking countries about the risk of MA consumption in pregnancy or delivery.

Methods: The data from all pregnant women who were examined or delivered at the Clinic for Obstetrics and Gynaecology between 2010-2015 were retrospectively searched for MA consumption. Read More

View Article

Download full-text PDF

Source
http://dx.doi.org/10.1055/a-0831-3642DOI Listing
February 2019

Influence of forkhead box protein 3 polymorphisms (rs2232365, rs3761548) with the outcome of pregnancy: A meta-analysis.

J Cell Physiol 2019 Feb 19. Epub 2019 Feb 19.

Department of Immunology, School of Medicine, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz, Iran.

Dysfunction of regulatory T cells (Tregs) may contribute to certain immune-related pregnancy complications. Forkhead box protein 3 (FOXP3) is the key transcription factor of Treg. We performed a systematic review and meta-analysis to evaluate the possible association between FOXP3 polymorphisms -924A/G (rs2232365) and -3279C/A (rs3761548) and immune-related pregnancy complications. Read More

View Article

Download full-text PDF

Source
http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/jcp.28328DOI Listing
February 2019

"Confidence comes with frequent practice": health professionals' perceptions of using manual vacuum aspiration after a training program.

Reprod Health 2019 Feb 19;16(1):20. Epub 2019 Feb 19.

Department of Public Health and Nursing, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim, Norway.

Background: Malawi has one of the highest maternal mortality rates in the world, with unsafe abortion as a major contributor. Curettage is most frequently used as the surgical method for treating incomplete abortions, even though it is costly for an impoverished health system and the less expensive and safe manual vacuum aspiration (MVA) method is recommended.

Methods: The aim of this 2016-17 study is to explore health worker's perception of doing MVA 1 year after an educational intervention. Read More

View Article

Download full-text PDF

Source
http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12978-019-0683-zDOI Listing
February 2019

Early Surface Ablation on Aborted LASIK Flaps.

J Refract Surg 2019 Feb;35(2):121-125

Purpose: To report the outcomes of a series of 16 patients who had secondary surface ablation within 4 weeks of an aborted femtosecond laser-assisted in situ keratomileusis (FS-LASIK) procedure.

Methods: A retrospective chart review of electronic medical record data from 2011 to 2015 was performed to identify eyes of patients who had an aborted FS-LASIK procedure followed by secondary surface ablation (photorefractive keratectomy or laser epithelial keratomileusis) within 4 weeks of the primary procedure. Patients were required to have at least three postoperative visits to be included in the study. Read More

View Article

Download full-text PDF

Source
http://dx.doi.org/10.3928/1081597X-20190108-01DOI Listing
February 2019

Outcomes of Pregnancy in Women With Inflammatory Myositis: A Retrospective Cohort From India.

J Clin Rheumatol 2019 Feb 1. Epub 2019 Feb 1.

From the Department of Clinical Immunology, Sanjay Gandhi Postgraduate Institute of Medical Sciences, Lucknow, India.

Objectives: Idiopathic inflammatory myositis (IIM) commonly affects women in the childbearing age group. Both disease activity and immunosuppressants used may have adverse effects on fertility and outcomes of pregnancy. We explored these outcomes in a retrospective cohort of women with IIM. Read More

View Article

Download full-text PDF

Source
http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/RHU.0000000000000996DOI Listing
February 2019
3 Reads

Efficacy of second-trimester termination procedure; medical, mechanic, or combine?

Interv Med Appl Sci 2018 Sep;10(3):133-136

Faculty of Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Ankara University, Ankara, Turkey.

Objectives: During mid-trimester, it is necessary to terminate pregnancy due to some fetal anomalies and intrauterine death. Therefore, in this study, we aimed to compare abortion induction methods and combined use retrospectively.

Methods: About 112 out of 223 pregnant patients were included in the study. Read More

View Article

Download full-text PDF

Source
http://dx.doi.org/10.1556/1646.10.2018.25DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6343579PMC
September 2018

Evidence of reduced vertical transmission of Neospora caninum associated with higher IgG1 than IgG2 serum levels and presence of IFN-γ in non-aborting chronically infected cattle under natural condition.

Vet Immunol Immunopathol 2019 Feb 8;208:53-57. Epub 2019 Jan 8.

Consejo Nacional de Investigaciones Científicas y Tecnológicas, CONICET, Argentina; Instituto de Virología. Centro de Investigaciones en Ciencias Veterinarias y Agronómicas, Instituto Nacional de Tecnología Agropecuaria (INTA), Buenos Aires, Argentina. Electronic address:

Neospora caninum infection of cattle can be vertically transmitted, resulting in abortion or birth of infected calves. Vertical transmission occurs both in acutely or chronically infected cattle. There is little information on the immune response needed to prevent endogenous transplacental transmission, particularly from chronically infected cattle to their offspring in a natural environment. Read More

View Article

Download full-text PDF

Source
http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.vetimm.2019.01.001DOI Listing
February 2019
2 Reads

Attitudes and practices related to intrauterine devices for nulliparous women among Chinese health care providers.

Reprod Health 2019 Jan 31;16(1):10. Epub 2019 Jan 31.

NHC Key Lab. of Reproduction Regulation (Shanghai Institute of Planned Parenthood Research), Fudan University, Shanghai, 200237, China.

Background: Unintended pregnancy and induced abortion among young (unmarried or nulliparous) women have become serious social and health issues in China, which are thought to partly result from low use of long-acting reversible contraception, such as intrauterine devices (IUDs). Considering that providers may play an especially important role in increasing use of this particular method, we investigated Chinese health care providers' attitudes and practices regarding IUDs use for nulliparous women, and further examine the potential factors and reasons contributing to their attitudes and practices.

Methods: We recruited health care providers at two Chinese national academic conferences and surveyed them about knowledge of IUDs, willingness to recommend IUDs to nulliparous women, and their related practices. Read More

View Article

Download full-text PDF

Source
http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12978-019-0678-9DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6357508PMC
January 2019
1 Read

What contraception do women use after experiencing complications from abortion? an analysis of cohort records of 18,688 postabortion care clients in Tanzania.

BMC Womens Health 2019 Jan 28;19(1):22. Epub 2019 Jan 28.

Ministry of Health, Community Development, Gender, Elderly and Children (MOHCDGEC), PO Box 9083, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.

Background: The family planning component of postabortion care (PAC) is critical, as it helps women to prevent unintended pregnancies and reduce future incidence of life-threatening unsafe abortion. In Tanzania, PAC was recently decentralized from tertiary-level district hospitals to primary health care dispensaries in four regions of the country. This analysis describes interventions used to improve access to high quality PAC services during decentralization; examines results and factors that contribute to PAC clients' voluntary uptake of contraception; and develops recommendations for improving postabortion contraceptive services. Read More

View Article

Download full-text PDF

Source
http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12905-018-0687-9DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6350325PMC
January 2019
1 Read

Pregnancy outcomes after removal of osmotic dilators in patients who presented for second-trimester abortion.

Contraception 2019 Jan 25. Epub 2019 Jan 25.

Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Maryland, Baltimore, MD.

Objective: To report pregnancy outcomes and potentially related complications among thirteen patients who had osmotic dilators placed for second-trimester dilation and evacuation followed by subsequent removal with the intention to continue their pregnancies.

Study Design: We reviewed billing and scheduling data between 2005 and 2017 to identify the total number of women seen for D&E and to identify the individuals who had dilators placed without a subsequent scheduled dilation and evacuation. We then performed chart reviews to determine pregnancy outcomes. Read More

View Article

Download full-text PDF

Source
http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.contraception.2018.09.007DOI Listing
January 2019
2 Reads

The pregnancy outcomes of patients with rudimentary uterine horn: A 30-year experience.

PLoS One 2019 25;14(1):e0210788. Epub 2019 Jan 25.

Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Peking Union Medical College Hospital, Beijing, China.

Objectives: To evaluate the presentation, assessment, treatment, and pregnancy outcomes of 22 women with a rudimentary uterine horn.

Methods: We reviewed the data regarding the outcomes of patients with a rudimentary horn pregnancy (RHP) who were managed at Peking Union Medical College Hospital over the last 30 years. Twenty-two pregnant patients with a rudimentary horn have been treated at our institute over the last 30 years. Read More

View Article

Download full-text PDF

Source
http://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0210788PLOS
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6347212PMC
January 2019

Clinical analysis of uterine artery embolization combined with double balloon catheter plus curettage for patients with placenta previa who underwent pregnancy termination and suffered antenatal massive hemorrhage in the 2nd trimester: Three case reports.

Medicine (Baltimore) 2019 Jan;98(4):e14266

Department of Gynecology and Oncology, Maternal and Child Health Hospital of Hubei Province, Affiliated Hospital of Tongji Medical College, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Wuhan, China.

Rationale: It is very difficult to treat patients with placenta previa who underwent pregnancy termination and suffered antenatal massive hemorrhage in the 2nd trimester.

Patient Concerns: In this study, case 1 was with fetal malformation of 18-trisomy syndrome at gestation of 19 weeks + 2 days, case 2 was with fetal malformation of 18-trisomy syndrome at gestation of 22 weeks + 1 day, and case 3 was for intrauterine fetal death at gestation of 27 weeks. All the 3 cases were completely placenta previa. Read More

View Article

Download full-text PDF

Source
http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/MD.0000000000014266DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6358389PMC
January 2019
2 Reads

Pregnancy outcomes in women with kidney transplant: Metaanalysis and systematic review.

BMC Nephrol 2019 Jan 23;20(1):24. Epub 2019 Jan 23.

Division of Neonatology, Cincinnati Children's Hospital and Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH, USA.

Background: Reproductive function in women with end stage renal disease generally improves after kidney transplant. However, pregnancy remains challenging due to the risk of adverse clinical outcomes.

Methods: We searched PubMed/MEDLINE, Elsevier EMBASE, Scopus, BIOSIS Previews, ISI Science Citation Index Expanded, and the Cochrane Central Register of Controlled Trials from date of inception through August 2017 for studies reporting pregnancy with kidney transplant. Read More

View Article

Download full-text PDF

Source
http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12882-019-1213-5DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6345071PMC
January 2019
8 Reads

Multicenter study on midwifery students' attitudes towards abortion and it's place in their future practice - Comparison of respondents at early and late stages of the university education.

Nurse Educ Pract 2019 Jan 11;35:42-47. Epub 2019 Jan 11.

Department of Obstetrical and Gynecological Nursing, Medical University of Gdansk, 80-211, Gdansk, Debinki 7, Poland. Electronic address:

Evidence based midwifery education and practice are fundamental to assure high quality care of childbearing women, also with complications. In Poland, midwifery education includes aspects of participation in the abortion. A cross-sectional study was designed to describe the attitudes towards abortion at the beginning and at the end of students' university education. Read More

View Article

Download full-text PDF

Source
http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.nepr.2019.01.003DOI Listing
January 2019
1 Read

Partial protection induced by Salmonella based Brucella vaccine candidate in pregnant guinea pigs.

Vaccine 2019 Feb 17;37(7):899-902. Epub 2019 Jan 17.

College of Veterinary Medicine, Chonbuk National University, Iksan Campus, 570-752 Iksan, Republic of Korea. Electronic address:

Residual virulence is a major drawback in current Brucella vaccines. Live vaccines induce abortions in pregnant animals. Hence, a novel anti-Brucella vaccine was developed utilizing rough Salmonella delivering four Brucella antigens. Read More

View Article

Download full-text PDF

Source
http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.vaccine.2019.01.020DOI Listing
February 2019
3 Reads

Cardiomyopathies and Congenital Heart Disease in Pregnancy.

Geburtshilfe Frauenheilkd 2018 Dec 14;78(12):1256-1261. Epub 2018 Dec 14.

Klinik für Innere Medizin, Kardiologie, Angiologie und internistische Intensivmedizin, Klinikum der Philipps-Universität, Marburg, Germany.

Pregnancy-associated diseases of the cardiovascular system occur in up to 10% of all pregnancies and the incidence is increasing. Besides congenital heart disease or pre-existing cardiomyopathy in the mother, the clinical focus has moved especially to peripartum cardiomyopathy (PPCM) because of the condition's dramatic clinical course and the identification of the underlying mechanisms. This review article concentrates therefore on PPCM, which occurs either in the last month of pregnancy or in the first 6 months following delivery in women with previously healthy hearts. Read More

View Article

Download full-text PDF

Source
http://www.thieme-connect.de/DOI/DOI?10.1055/a-0774-8696
Publisher Site
http://dx.doi.org/10.1055/a-0774-8696DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6294643PMC
December 2018
4 Reads

Unilateral Uterine and Ovarian Arterial Ligations in a Case of Missed Abortion at 12 Weeks of Gestation with Undiagnosed Placenta Accreta.

Cureus 2018 Nov 8;10(11):e3562. Epub 2018 Nov 8.

Obstetrics & Gynecology, King Saud Hospital, Unizah, SAU.

Placenta accreta is abnormal placental attachment to the myometrium, and the incidence rate has risen with the increased use of Cesarean sections. First-trimester placenta accreta is a rare, potentially life-threatening condition due to the severe hemorrhage it may cause, necessitating a hysterectomy. We present a case of a 38-year-old woman with a history of two Cesarean section deliveries who developed severe bleeding during curetting due to undiagnosed placenta accreta. Read More

View Article

Download full-text PDF

Source
https://www.cureus.com/articles/15402-unilateral-uterine-and
Publisher Site
http://dx.doi.org/10.7759/cureus.3562DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6325025PMC
November 2018
5 Reads

Outcomes of self-induced late pregnancy termination in women presenting to a tertiary hospital in the Eastern Cape Province, South Africa.

S Afr Med J 2018 Oct 26;108(11):965-971. Epub 2018 Oct 26.

Walter Sisulu University and Eastern Cape Department of Health, East London, South Africa.

Background: Little is known about the outcomes of self-induced pregnancy termination after 24 weeks' gestation, as previous studies have concentrated on outcomes before 24 weeks.

Objectives: To investigate the gestational age, misoprostol dosage, source of information on misoprostol, reasons for termination and outcomes of self-induced pregnancy termination after 24 weeks' gestation.

Methods: A quantitative, retrospective case series observational research design was utilised. Read More

View Article

Download full-text PDF

Source
http://dx.doi.org/10.7196/SAMJ.2018.v108i11.12979DOI Listing
October 2018
4 Reads

Pathways to Abortion at a Tertiary Care Hospital: Examining Obesity and Delays.

Perspect Sex Reprod Health 2019 Jan 15. Epub 2019 Jan 15.

Professor, Corporal Michael J. Crezenz VA Center for Health Equity Research and Promotion, and Department of Medicine, The University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine, Philadelphia.

Context: Advancing gestational age can increase the cost of an abortion and is a significant risk factor for complications. While obesity is not associated with increased risks, anecdotal evidence suggests that obese women seeking services at freestanding abortion clinics are often referred for hospital-based care, which can lead to delays.

Methods: In 2016, a cross-sectional survey collected data on the experiences of 201 women who had obtained abortions at a hospital-based clinic in Philadelphia; rates of medical complications were determined from hospital records. Read More

View Article

Download full-text PDF

Source
http://dx.doi.org/10.1363/psrh.12086DOI Listing
January 2019
1 Read

Could second-trimester medical abortion be offered as a day service? Assessing the feasibility of a 1-day outpatient procedure using pooled data from six clinical studies.

Contraception 2019 Jan 10. Epub 2019 Jan 10.

Gynuity Health Projects, 220 East 42nd St., Suite 710, New York, NY 10017.

Objectives: Current service delivery models for second-trimester medical abortion typically include routine inpatient admission and overnight stays. To assess the feasibility of a day-service model, we evaluated outpatient administration of abortion medications and analyzed the proportion of clients who could avoid an overnight stay. We also examined additional key elements of medical abortion care to evaluate the practicality of this model. Read More

View Article

Download full-text PDF

Source
http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.contraception.2018.12.004DOI Listing
January 2019
2 Reads

Recent advances in improving the effectiveness and reducing the complications of abortion.

Authors:
Sharon Cameron

F1000Res 2018 2;7. Epub 2018 Dec 2.

Chalmers Centre, NHS Lothian & University of Edinburgh, 2a Chalmers Street, Edinburgh, EH3 9ES, UK.

When conducted in a legal setting and under safe conditions, abortion is an extremely effective and safe procedure. Tragically, almost half of all abortions that take place in the world are conducted under unsafe conditions, mostly in countries where abortion is illegal or highly restricted. These unsafe abortions are a major cause of maternal death and disability. Read More

View Article

Download full-text PDF

Source
https://f1000research.com/articles/7-1881/v1
Publisher Site
http://dx.doi.org/10.12688/f1000research.15441.1DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6281004PMC
December 2018
5 Reads

Retained Intrauterine Device (IUD): Triple Case Report and Review of the Literature.

Case Rep Obstet Gynecol 2018 5;2018:9362962. Epub 2018 Dec 5.

Maternal and Fetal Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Lincoln Medical and Mental Health Center, 234 East 149th Street, Bronx, New York 10451, USA.

Background: Throughout the world, intrauterine contraceptive devices (IUDs) are a frequently used, reversible, popular contraceptive method. They are usually placed without major complications. Uterine perforation is a rarely observed complication. Read More

View Article

Download full-text PDF

Source
https://www.hindawi.com/journals/criog/2018/9362962/
Publisher Site
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2018/9362962DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6304543PMC
December 2018
9 Reads

Laparoscopic ovariectomy in dogs in late gestation.

BMC Vet Res 2019 Jan 8;15(1):19. Epub 2019 Jan 8.

Dr Chariar's Pet Specialty Clinic, Thane, Maharashtra, 400607, India.

Background: Surgical sterilization of stray dogs is the most widely used technique to control stray dog population. Although ovariectomy is an effective technique for elective sterilization of female dogs, most stray dog population control programs generally utilize ovariohysterectomy for spaying female dogs. In the context of stray dog sterilization, laparoscopic ovariectomy has been utilized and reported to be cost-effective compared to programs utilizing open surgical approaches. Read More

View Article

Download full-text PDF

Source
http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12917-018-1770-zDOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6325880PMC
January 2019
4 Reads

Service provider perceptions of the trend in severity of symptoms and complications in women admitted following an incomplete abortion.

J Family Med Prim Care 2018 Nov-Dec;7(6):1521-1526

Department of Reproductive Health and Research, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland.

Background: Sri Lankan abortion law which dates back to the year 1883, and still unchanged, only allows a legal termination when the mother's life is in danger. Many studies undertaken in the country estimates that even in the light of such a backdrop, and with a high contraceptive prevalence rate, many women attempt an abortion when faced with an unwanted pregnancy. This study aims to describe the changes in abortion-related complications in the country over a period of time and explore the reasons for any changes in severity of symptoms among women hospitalized following an abortion based on the perceptions of healthcare service providers. Read More

View Article

Download full-text PDF

Source
http://www.jfmpc.com/text.asp?2018/7/6/1521/246474
Publisher Site
http://dx.doi.org/10.4103/jfmpc.jfmpc_188_18DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6293891PMC
January 2019
4 Reads

Obstetric and Neonatal Outcomes of Pregnant Indian Pilgrims: A three-year experience at the Indian Hajj Medical Mission.

Sultan Qaboos Univ Med J 2018 Aug 19;18(3):e355-e361. Epub 2018 Dec 19.

Department of Clinical Microbiology & Infectious Diseases, Army College of Medical Sciences & Base Hospital, New Delhi, India.

Objectives: The , an annual mass gathering of Muslim pilgrims, is known for its high morbidity and mortality rates. However, pregnant women sometimes participate in this pilgrimage, despite guidelines that discourage such an undertaking due to potential fetomaternal complications. This study aimed to evaluate fetomaternal outcomes among pregnant Indian pilgrims. Read More

View Article

Download full-text PDF

Source
http://dx.doi.org/10.18295/squmj.2018.18.03.015DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6307628PMC
August 2018
2 Reads

Trophoblast-derived hyaluronan promotes the regulatory phenotype of decidual macrophages.

Reproduction 2019 Feb;157(2):189-198

The Affiliated Suzhou Hospital of Nanjing Medical University/Suzhou Municipal Hospital, Suzhou, China.

There is delicate crosstalk between fetus-derived trophoblasts (Tros) and maternal cells during normal pregnancy. Dysfunctions in interaction are highly linked to some pregnancy complications, such as recurrent spontaneous abortion (RSA), pre-eclampsia and fetal growth restriction. Hyaluronan (HA), the most abundant component of extracellular matrix, has been reported to act as both a pro- and an anti-inflammatory molecule. Read More

View Article

Download full-text PDF

Source
https://rep.bioscientifica.com/view/journals/rep/157/2/REP-1
Publisher Site
http://dx.doi.org/10.1530/REP-18-0450DOI Listing
February 2019
10 Reads

Opinion and use of contraceptives among medical students of the University of Nigeria, Enugu campus.

Afr Health Sci 2018 Sep;18(3):637-644

Department of Community Medicine, College of medicine, University of Nigeria.

Background: Non-use or poor usage of any form of contraception increases the chances of unwanted pregnancies, abortion and sexually transmitted infections (STIs), including HIV/AIDS occurring with attendant problems. The knowledge of, and the appropriate use of contraceptives will reduce the prevalence of unwanted pregnancies and unsafe induced abortion as well as limit incidence of STIs and associated complications.

Objectives: Determination of the opinion and use of contraceptives; to examine the socio-demographics, knowledge and attitude towards contraception and contraceptive use among medical undergraduates in the University of Nigeria, Enugu campus. Read More

View Article

Download full-text PDF

Source
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v18i3.21DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6306995PMC
September 2018

Outcome of first trimester medical termination of pregnancy: definitions and management.

Eur J Contracept Reprod Health Care 2018 Dec 2;23(6):451-457. Epub 2019 Jan 2.

b Department of Women's and Children's Health, Division of Obstetrics and Gynaecology , Karolinska Institutet and Karolinska University Hospital , Stockholm , Sweden.

Objective: Medical termination of pregnancy (MToP, or medical abortion) is a highly effective method with a reported efficacy of 95-98%. However, different criteria are currently used to define success, and there are different recommendations for the treatment of what is considered a failure of MToP. This work was undertaken to develop a consensus around a set of well-defined MToP outcomes, as recommended by the Core Outcomes in Women's and Newborn Health initiative. Read More

View Article

Download full-text PDF

Source
http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/13625187.2018.1535058DOI Listing
December 2018
2 Reads

Safety and efficacy of Endoscopic Third Ventriculostomy in Diffuse Intrinsic Pontine Glioma related hydrocephalus: a Systematic Review.

World Neurosurg 2018 Dec 29. Epub 2018 Dec 29.

Neurosurgery, Università degli studi di Milano Bicocca, School of Medicine, Ospedale San Gerardo, Monza Italy. Electronic address:

Object: Diffuse Intrinsic Pontine Gliomas (DIPG) related hydrocephalus occurs as the result of tumor growth and Aqueduct obstruction. There is no consensus about the best surgical option, thus a review has been performed to clarify the rate of success, complications and possible issues of Endoscopic Third Ventriculostomy (ETV) in comparison to the other available techniques.

Methods: This systematic review followed the PRISMA (Preferred Reporting Items for Systematic Reviews and Meta-Analyses) statement and it was registered with the PROSPERO International Prospective Register of Systematic Reviews(CRD42018089001). Read More

View Article

Download full-text PDF

Source
http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.wneu.2018.12.096DOI Listing
December 2018

Trends in misoprostol use and abortion complications: A cross-sectional study from nine referral hospitals in Nigeria.

PLoS One 2018 31;13(12):e0209415. Epub 2018 Dec 31.

UNDP-UNFPA-UNICEF-WHO-World Bank Special Programme of Research, Development and Research Training in Human Reproduction (HRP), World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland.

Objective: The study aimed to assess the use of misoprostol and complications associated with abortions in referral hospitals in Nigeria, a country with restrictive abortion laws.

Methods: A cross-sectional study at nine referral hospitals in South-west Nigeria. Nine years' data were retrieved from medical records, including 699 induced abortions. Read More

View Article

Download full-text PDF

Source
http://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0209415PLOS
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6312220PMC
December 2018
18 Reads

Pregnancy outcomes in women with a history of immunoglobulin A vasculitis.

Rheumatology (Oxford) 2018 Dec 24. Epub 2018 Dec 24.

School of Population and Global Health, University of Western Australia, Perth, Western Australia, Australia.

Objectives: Case series suggest an increased risk of pregnancy complications in women with a history of IgA vasculitis (IgAV); however, no large quantitative studies have examined this possible association to date. We compared pregnancy rates and outcomes between female IgAV patients and controls and assessed flare risk of IgAV during pregnancy.

Methods: Using state-wide hospital morbidity data we compared rates for live birth, preterm birth, abortive outcome and gestational complications between female IgAV patients (International Classification of Diseases-9-Clinical Modification 287. Read More

View Article

Download full-text PDF

Source
http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/rheumatology/key408DOI Listing
December 2018
2 Reads

[Comparison of the etiological constitution of two and three or more recurrent miscarriage].

Zhonghua Fu Chan Ke Za Zhi 2018 Dec;53(12):855-859

Center for Reproductive Medicine, the First Affiliated Hospital of Sun Yat-sen University, Guangzhou 510080, China.

To compare the etiological constitution of recurrent miscarriage (RM) between patients with consecutive two and three or more miscarriages through combining the routine examination results and embryonic karyotype. Patients with a history of two or more consecutive clinical miscarriages (≤12 weeks of gestation) consulting in the RM clinic of the First Affiliated Hospital of Sun Yat-sen University from March 2011 to January 2016 were collected. Six hundred and ninety-six with detailed history recorded, routine clinical examinations of RM and at least once embryonic karyotype were ultimately enrolled in this study. Read More

View Article

Download full-text PDF

Source
http://dx.doi.org/10.3760/cma.j.issn.0529-567x.2018.12.010DOI Listing
December 2018
2 Reads

[Clinical characteristics and risk factors in pregnancy with severe community-acquired pneumonia].

Zhonghua Fu Chan Ke Za Zhi 2018 Dec;53(12):842-848

Department of Intensive Care Unit, Foshan Woman and Children Hospital, Southern Medical University, Foshan 528000, China.

To analyze clinical characteristics of severe community-acquired pneumonia during pregnancy and its outcomes, and to explore the relevant risk factors. From September 2012 to September 2017, 324 398 pregnancies admitted in 7 tertiary hospitals were included. Clinical data of 33 cases of pregnancies with severe community-acquired pneumonia (severe pneumonia group) and 214 cases of pregnancies with common community-acquired pneumonia (control group) were reviewed retrospectively, including the clinical information, manifestations, laboratory examinations and pregnancy outcomes. Read More

View Article

Download full-text PDF

Source
http://dx.doi.org/10.3760/cma.j.issn.0529-567x.2018.12.008DOI Listing
December 2018
4 Reads

Low Socioeconomic Status Leading to Unsafe Abortion-related Complications: A Third-world Country Dilemma.

Cureus 2018 Oct 16;10(10):e3458. Epub 2018 Oct 16.

Obstetrics and Gynecology, The Indus Hospital, Lahore, PAK.

Introduction An unsafe abortion is a persistent, preventable dilemma. It is a procedure where an unintended pregnancy is terminated either by untrained individuals, or in an environment not meeting medical standards, or both, as defined by the World Health Organization (WHO). It endangers women in developing countries, where abortion is restricted either by law and culture or legally permitted but not easily accessible. Read More

View Article

Download full-text PDF

Source
http://dx.doi.org/10.7759/cureus.3458DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6298628PMC
October 2018
1 Read

[Diagnosis and treatment of antiphospholipid antibody-related recurrent spontaneous abortion and analysis of therapeutic drugs and pregnancy outcome in 75 patients with antiphospholipid syndrome].

Beijing Da Xue Xue Bao Yi Xue Ban 2018 Dec;50(6):956-961

Department of Rheumatology and Immunology, Peking University Third Hospital, Beijing 100191, China.

Recurrent spontaneous abortion is one of the common complications in women of childbearing age during pregnancy. The immune factor accounts for a large proportion of many causes. Antiphospholipid antibody syndrome is the most common type of acquired thrombophilia disease. Read More

View Article

Download full-text PDF

Source
December 2018
1 Read

Successful preterm pregnancy in a rare variation of Herlyn-Werner-Wunderlich syndrome: a case report.

BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 2018 Dec 17;18(1):498. Epub 2018 Dec 17.

Department of Woman's and Child's Health, Obstetrics and Gynecological Unit, San Camillo-Forlanini Hospital, Circonvallazione Gianicolense 87, 00152, Rome, Italy.

Background: Herlyn-Werner-Wunderlich syndrome (HWWS) is an uncommon congenital anomaly of the female urogenital tract, characterised by uterus didelphys, obstructed hemivagina, and ipsilateral renal agenesis. We reported the difficult pregnancy course complicated by an extremely rare and unique case of this syndrome associated with ectrodactyly, a clinical combination never described in literature.

Case Presentation: A 28- year-old nulliparous woman previously diagnosed for HWWS associated with ectrodactyly of the right foot and with a history of abdominal left hemi-hysterectomy, ipsilateral salpingectomy, vaginal reconstruction when she was an adolescent. Read More

View Article

Download full-text PDF

Source
http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12884-018-2133-2DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6296152PMC
December 2018
3 Reads

A case control study of risk factors and neonatal outcomes of preterm birth.

Taiwan J Obstet Gynecol 2018 Dec;57(6):814-818

Clinical Medical College, Yangzhou University, Yangzho, 225001, Jiangsu, China; Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics, Northern Jiangsu People's Hospital, Yangzhou, 225001, Jiangsu, China. Electronic address:

Objective: The aim is to examine risk factors and neonatal outcomes of preterm birth and to provide basis in preventing preterm birth.

Materials And Methods: we carried out our study on 1328 term controls and 1328 preterm birth cases. By using multivariable logistic regression procedures we estimated odds ratio (OR) of potential preterm birth risk factors. Read More

View Article

Download full-text PDF

Source
https://linkinghub.elsevier.com/retrieve/pii/S10284559183023
Publisher Site
http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.tjog.2018.10.008DOI Listing
December 2018
19 Reads

Arterial ischemic stroke (AIS) in childhood: clinical report from a single control center.

Childs Nerv Syst 2019 Feb 12;35(2):283-293. Epub 2018 Dec 12.

Department of Pediatrics, AOU Policlinico-Vittorio Emanuele, University of Catania, via S. Sofia 78, 95123, Catania, Italy.

Introduction: Stroke is the clinical designation for a rapidly developing loss of brain function due to an interruption in the blood supply to all or part of the brain. It is the third cause of death in adults and one of the top 10 causes in pediatric age. The perinatal period of onset is the second only to adult age group in the incidence of stroke. Read More

View Article

Download full-text PDF

Source
http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00381-018-4017-1DOI Listing
February 2019
10 Reads

Application of the Andersen-Newman model of health care utilization to understand antenatal care use in Kersa District, Eastern Ethiopia.

PLoS One 2018 6;13(12):e0208729. Epub 2018 Dec 6.

Research Centre for Generational Health and Ageing, Faculty of Health and Medicine, University of Newcastle, Newcastle, NSW, Australia.

Background: In Ethiopia, the uptake of antenatal care services has been low. Moreover, there is less frequent and late attendance of antenatal care among women who attend. Using the Anderson-Newman model of health care utilization, this study identified factors that either facilitate or impede antenatal care utilization in Kersa district, Eastern Ethiopia. Read More

View Article

Download full-text PDF

Source
http://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0208729PLOS
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6283597PMC
December 2018
9 Reads

Comparison of The Therapeutic Effect of Syngeneic, Allogeneic, and Xenogeneic Adipose Tissue-Derived Mesenchymal Stem Cells on Abortion Rates in A Mouse Model.

Cell J 2019 Apr 18;21(1):92-98. Epub 2018 Nov 18.

Department of Immunology, Faculty of Medical Sciences, Tarbiat Modares University, Tehran, Iran. Electronic Address:

Objective: Mesenchymal stem cells (MSCs), due to their immunomodulatory functions, are an ideal candidate for the treatment of immune-related diseases. Recurrent spontaneous abortion (RSA) is one of the most common complications of pregnancy which in many cases is related to the immune system disorders. Our previous study has shown that the abortion rate was decreased following the syngeneic MSCs therapy in abortion-prone mice. Read More

View Article

Download full-text PDF

Source
http://celljournal.org/journal/article/abstract/5954
Publisher Site
http://dx.doi.org/10.22074/cellj.2019.5954DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6275426PMC
April 2019
12 Reads

Health systems' capacity to provide post-abortion care: a multicountry analysis using signal functions.

Lancet Glob Health 2019 Jan 29;7(1):e110-e118. Epub 2018 Nov 29.

Guttmacher Institute, New York, NY, USA.

Background: Abortion-related mortality is one of the main causes of maternal mortality worldwide. Laws often restrict the provision of safe abortion care, yet post-abortion care is a service that all countries have committed to provide to manage abortion complications. There is minimal evidence on the capacity of national health systems to provide post-abortion care. Read More

View Article

Download full-text PDF

Source
http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S2214-109X(18)30404-2DOI Listing
January 2019
7 Reads

Retrospective Biomolecular Investigation of Coxiella burnetii and Leptospira spp. DNA in Cases of Abortion, Stillbirth and Neonatal Mortality in Dogs and Cats.

Top Companion Anim Med 2018 Dec 20;33(4):122-125. Epub 2018 Aug 20.

Department of Veterinary Medicine, University of Perugia, Perugia, Italy.

Abortion and neonatal mortality are events that can occur in breeding bitches and queens. It has been reported that up to 55% and 33% of these cases remain without a known cause, respectively, in canine and feline pregnancies. Unusual abortigenic and potentially zoonotic agents, including Coxiella burnetii and Leptospira spp. Read More

View Article

Download full-text PDF

Source
https://linkinghub.elsevier.com/retrieve/pii/S19389736183005
Publisher Site
http://dx.doi.org/10.1053/j.tcam.2018.08.005DOI Listing
December 2018
7 Reads

Birth outcomes after inadvertent use of category X drugs contraindicated in pregnancy: Where is the real risk?

Turk J Pediatr 2018 ;60(3):298-305

Department of Pharmacology, Celal Bayar University, Manisa, Turkey.

Öztürk Z, Ölmez E, Gürpınar T, Vural K. Birth outcomes after inadvertent use of category X drugs contraindicated in pregnancy: Where is the real risk? Turk J Pediatr 2018; 60: 298-305. Drugs contraindicated in pregnancy are medicines that should be avoided by pregnant women, since they carry a concern for teratogenicity or there is no indication for their use during pregnancy. Read More

View Article

Download full-text PDF

Source
http://dx.doi.org/10.24953/turkjped.2018.03.010DOI Listing
January 2018
10 Reads

Effect of interventional embolization treatment for hydrosalpinx on the outcome of in vitro fertilization and embryo transfer.

Medicine (Baltimore) 2018 Nov;97(48):e13143

Department of Interventional Radiology, The Second Affiliated Hospital of Nantong University.

To explore the effect of interventional embolization treatment for hydrosalpinx on the outcome of in vitro fertilization and embryo transfer (IVF-ET).During the period from January 2013 to January 2015, a total of 129 patients with unilateral or bilateral hydrosalpinx were treated with IVF-ET and selected for retrospective analysis. Seventy-three patients (intervention group) with unilateral or bilateral hydrosalpinx were treated with fallopian tube embolization, which was followed by IVF-ET. Read More

View Article

Download full-text PDF

Source
http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/MD.0000000000013143DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6283206PMC
November 2018
10 Reads

Prevalence and determinants of antenatal depression among pregnant women in Ethiopia: a systematic review and meta-analysis.

BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 2018 Nov 29;18(1):462. Epub 2018 Nov 29.

Department of Biomedical Sciences, School of Medicine, Debre Markos University, Debre Markos, Ethiopia.

Background: Antenatal depression is more prevalent in low and middle income countries as compared to high income countries. It has now been documented as a global public health problem owing to its severity, chronic nature and recurrence as well as its negative influence on the general health of women and development of children. However, in Ethiopia, there are few studies with highly variable and inconsistent findings. Read More

View Article

Download full-text PDF

Source
http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12884-018-2101-xDOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6264030PMC
November 2018
3 Reads
2.190 Impact Factor

Regulation of Placental Extravillous Trophoblasts by the Maternal Uterine Environment.

Front Immunol 2018 13;9:2597. Epub 2018 Nov 13.

Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Medical University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria.

During placentation invasive extravillous trophoblasts (EVTs) migrate into the maternal uterus and modify its vessels. In particular, remodeling of the spiral arteries by EVTs is critical for adapting blood flow and nutrient transport to the developing fetus. Failures in this process have been noticed in different pregnancy complications such as preeclampsia, intrauterine growth restriction, stillbirth, or recurrent abortion. Read More

View Article

Download full-text PDF

Source
http://dx.doi.org/10.3389/fimmu.2018.02597DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6243063PMC
November 2018
2 Reads

Incidence of maternal near miss in the public health sector of Harare, Zimbabwe: a prospective descriptive study.

BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 2018 Nov 26;18(1):458. Epub 2018 Nov 26.

Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of Zimbabwe College of Health Sciences, Central Hospital, P O Box ST 14, Southerton, Harare, Zimbabwe.

Background: Maternal 'near miss' can be a proxy for maternal death and it describes women who nearly died due to obstetric complications. It measures life threatening pregnancy related complications and allows the assessment of the quality of obstetric care.

Methods: A prospective descriptive study was carried out from October 1 2016 to 31 December 2016, using the WHO criteria for maternal 'near miss' at the two tertiary public hospitals which receive referrals of all obstetric complications in Harare city, Zimbabwe. Read More

View Article

Download full-text PDF

Source
https://bmcpregnancychildbirth.biomedcentral.com/articles/10
Publisher Site
http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12884-018-2092-7DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6258171PMC
November 2018
13 Reads

Abortion Surveillance - United States, 2015.

MMWR Surveill Summ 2018 11 23;67(13):1-45. Epub 2018 Nov 23.

Division of Reproductive Health, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, CDC.

Problem/condition: Since 1969, CDC has conducted abortion surveillance to document the number and characteristics of women obtaining legal induced abortions in the United States.

Period Covered: 2015.

Description Of System: Each year, CDC requests abortion data from the central health agencies of 52 reporting areas (the 50 states, the District of Columbia, and New York City). Read More

View Article

Download full-text PDF

Source
http://dx.doi.org/10.15585/mmwr.ss6713a1DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6289084PMC
November 2018
14 Reads