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Pregnancy

Sperm Selection Technology in ART.

Jul 15, 2021

Intracytoplasmic sperm injection (ICSI) is a commonly used in vitro fertilization technique. Selection of sperm for injection is currently done using subjective assessment of morphology, which may not...

Genetic parameters and genetic trends for reproductive traits in Egyptian buffalo.

Jul 12, 2021

Reproductive traits are important for farm profitability because failure to reproduce is the primary reason for culling animals. Study objectives were to estimate genetic parameters and evaluate the t...

Environmental metal exposure and growth to 10 years of age in a longitudinal mother-child cohort in rural Bangladesh.

Jul 12, 2021

Early-life exposure to arsenic (As), cadmium (Cd), and lead (Pb) has been linked to smaller birth and early childhood anthropometry, but little is known beyond the first years in life.To evaluate the ...

Correlation between plasmatic progesterone, endometrial receptivity genetic assay and implantation rates in frozen-thawed transferred euploid embryos. A multivariate analysis.

Jul 08, 2021

To ascertain the predictive value of different parameters to determine endometrial receptivity among assisted reproduction treatments in which single embryo transfer of frozen-thawed euploid blastocys...

APPLAUSE: Automatic Prediction of PLAcental health via U-net Segmentation and statistical Evaluation.

Jul 08, 2021

Artificial-intelligence population-based automated quantification of placental maturation and health from a rapid functional Magnetic Resonance scan. The placenta plays a crucial role for any successf...

The relationship between fasting plasma glucose in the first trimester of pregnancy and the incidence of gestational diabetes in Iran.

Jul 08, 2021

This study aimed to investigate the relationship between fasting plasma glucose in the first trimester of pregnancy and the incidence of gestational diabetes.This descriptive-analytical study was cond...

Evaluation of vertical transmission of SARS-CoV-2 in utero: Nine pregnant women and their newborns.

Jul 05, 2021

Severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2), mainly transmitted by droplets and close contact, has caused a pandemic worldwide as of March 2020. According to the current case reports ...

What is the role of glycemic control in the development of preeclampsia among women with type 1 diabetes?

Jul 05, 2021

To investigate the role of glycemic control in development of preeclampsia (PE) in women with type 1 diabetes mellitus (T1DM).An observational case-control study comparing 244 women with type 1 diabet...

Intrauterine Growth Retardation in Pregnant Women with Long QT Syndrome Treated with Beta-Receptor Blockers.

Jul 01, 2021

Pregnant women with inherited long QT syndrome (iLQTS) are at an increased risk for preterm delivery and intrauterine growth retardation (IUGR) due to their underlying disease. Additionally, they are ...

Outcome of TRAP Sequence Treated in the First Trimester - A Ten-Year Single-Center Experience.

Jul 01, 2021

 To evaluate the outcome of first trimester intervention by intrafetal laser (IFL) in pregnancies complicated by twin reversed arterial perfusion (TRAP). For a 10-year study period, all patients w...

Placental Angiogenesis in Mammals: A Review of the Regulatory Effects of Signaling Pathways and Functional Nutrients.

Jun 28, 2021

Normal placental development and proper angiogenesis are essential for fetal growth during pregnancy. Angiogenesis involves the regulatory action of many angiogenic factors and a series of signal tran...

Severe Maternal Morbidity and Mortality During Delivery Hospitalization of Class I, II, III, and Super Obese Women.

Jun 24, 2021

Previous studies show that obesity predisposes patients to higher risks of adverse pregnancy outcomes. Data on the relationship between increasing degrees of obesity and risks of severe maternal morbi...

COVID-19 and the surge of child marriages: A phenomenon in Nusa Tenggara Barat, Indonesia07.

Jun 24, 2021

Worldwide, there has been a massive increase in child marriages following the COVID-19 crisis. In Indonesia, too, this figure has risen with Indonesia ranked amongst ten countries with the highest rat...

Is Lupus Anticoagulant a Significant Feature of COVID-19? A Critical Appraisal of the Literature.

Jun 17, 2021

The term "lupus anticoagulant (LA)" identifies a form of antiphospholipid antibodies (aPLs) causing prolongation of clotting tests in a phospholipid concentration-dependent manner. LA is one of the la...

Anti-Xa Monitoring of Low-Molecular-Weight Heparin during Pregnancy: A Systematic Review.

Jun 17, 2021

Low-molecular-weight heparin (LMWH) is commonly used for preventing or treating venous thromboembolic disease (VTE) during pregnancy. The physiological changes in maternal metabolism have led to discu...

SARS-CoV-2 infection during pregnancy and pregnancy-related conditions: Concerns, challenges, management and mitigation strategies-a narrative review.

Jun 14, 2021

The ongoing coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic, caused by severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2), is a global public health problem. The SARS-CoV-2 triggers hyper-activ...

Fetal double outlet right ventricle without heterotaxy syndrome: diagnostic spectrum, associated extracardiac pathology and clinical outcomes.

Jun 14, 2021

To document the clinical spectrum and outcomes of fetal DORV without heterotaxy in a recent diagnostic era.Prenatal cases of DORV consecutively diagnosed from 2007-2018 were retrospectively identified...

The outcome of intra-cytoplasmic sperm injection (ICSI): do the sperm concentration and motility matter?

Jun 14, 2021

The male-factor subfertility was reported to be 30% globally; thus, the intracytoplasmic sperm injection (ICSI) procedure was implemented to improve the overall fertilization (IVF) rates. Nevertheles...

Performance of a targeted cell-free DNA prenatal test for 22q11.2 deletions in a large clinical cohort.

Jun 07, 2021

22q11.2 microdeletions are more common than trisomies 18 and 13 combined, but no routine approach to prenatal screening has been established. This study evaluates the clinical sensitivity and specific...

Quality control of ultrasonography markers for Down's syndrome screening: a retrospective study by the laboratory.

Jun 07, 2021

Quality control of ultrasonography markers is necessary to ensure greater efficacy of prenatal aneuploidy screening. The aim of this study was to assess the quality of the crown-rump length (CRL) and ...