HYPERTENSION IN PREGNANCY
- Induction has little to offer women close to term with prematurely ruptured membranes. Tonks, Alison // BMJ: British Medical Journal (Overseas & Retired Doctors Edition;5/5/2012, Vol. 344 Issue 7855, p13
The article reports a study by researchers from the Netherlands, which concluded that obstetricians managing women with premature rupture of membranes close to term can induce labor or wait as induction has little to offer women close to term with prematurely ruptured membranes.
- Placental morphometrical and histopathology changes in the different clinical presentations of Hypertensive Syndromes in Pregnancy. Corr#x00EA;a, Rosana R. M.; Gilio, Daniel B.; Cavellani, Camila L.; Paschoini, Marina C.; Oliveira, Fl�via A.; Peres, Lu�s C.; Reis, Marlene A.; Teixeira, Vicente P. A.; Castro, Eumenia C. C. // Archives of Gynecology & Obstetrics;Mar2008, Vol. 277 Issue 3, p201
Even though there are clinical studies emphasizing the diagnosis and the perinatal intercurrent diseases of the Hypertensive Syndromes in Pregnancy, few of these studies establish the clinical forms of the specific hypertensive syndromes with the associated morphological placental alterations....
- Not pre-eclampsia. Saeed, Saad A. M.; deGiovanni, Joseph V.; Dean, Sandra // Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine;Jul2001, Vol. 94 Issue 7, p351
The article discusses the medical case of a 16-year-old woman who sustained hypertension during her pregnancy. Base on the clinical examinations conducted, hypertension was caused by coarctation of the aorta, which is an unusual cause, hence, the commonest cause of hypertension in pregnancy is...
- A comparison of orally administered misoprostol and membrane sweeping for labour induction in uncomplicated singleton post-term pregnancies. Adeniji, A. O.; Akinola, S. E. // South African Journal of Obstetrics & Gynaecology;Jan2013, Vol. 19 Issue 1, p4
Objectives. This study assessed the efficacy of the two outpatient processes of single-dose 50 Î¼g oral misoprostol (OM) and membrane sweeping (MS) on the outcome of labour induction and the possibility of reducing the need for hospital admission for cervical ripening/labour induction in...
- Healthy Babies Are Worth the Wait Campaign. // GENESIS;5/6/2011, Vol. 8, p1
The article discusses a decision which several hospitals in Oregon have made to stop allowing elective induction and cesarean surgeries prior to 39 weeks of pregnancy beginning in September of 2011 and a campaign from the March of Dimes to raise awareness about fetal development during pregnancy.
- Fear of Childbirth, Trait Anxiety and Quality Sleep in Pregnancy and Birth Outcomes in Nulliparous Woman. Alipour, Zahra; Lamyian, Minoo; Hajizadeh, Ebrahim // Iranian Journal of Obstetrics, Gynecology & Infertility;Dec2012, Vol. 15 Issue 28, p34
Introduction: Anxiety and fear of childbirth in the last trimester of pregnancy, possibly is associated with complications of obstetrics, negative experiences and increased cesarean delivery. This study was aimed to study about relationship between anxiety, fear of childbirth and quality of...
- A Multivariate Analysis of Risk Factors for Preeclampsia. Eskenazi, Brenda; Fenster, Laura; Sidney, Stephen // JAMA: Journal of the American Medical Association;7/10/91, Vol. 266 Issue 2, p237
Focuses on a study which determined the risk factors for preeclampsia that could be observed early in pregnancy. Methods; Results of the study; Conclusion.
- Periodic urinary protein creatinine ratio for predicting significant proteinuria in preeclampsia in different alternatives: time effectiveness analysis. Wiwanitkit, Viroj // Archives of Gynecology & Obstetrics;May2010, Vol. 281 Issue 3, p571
Preeclampsia is a big problem in obstetrics. The diagnosis relies mainly on the detection of both hypertension and proteinuria. The gold standard for the determination of proteinuria is 24 h urinary protein creatinine ratio; however, this approach is inconvenient and it is a considerable time...
- Delivering the baby of the diabetic mother. Brudenell, J. M. // Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine;Mar1978, Vol. 71 Issue 3, p207
The article presents the ideal way of spontaneous and normal delivery of a diabetic mother. The diabetic labor presents major difficulties including premature induction, occurrence of fetal distress and other obstetric problems encountered during labor. Complicating factors other than maternal...