European MS Treatment Guidelines Released European MS Treatment Guidelines Released
The first real guidelines on the use of disease-modifying therapies cover the treatment of adults with MS or CIS, the monitoring of treatment response, the stopping and switching of treatment strategies, and treatment in special situation, such as pregnancy.Medscape Medical News
Individuals with a 47,XXY karyotype usually present with a male phenotype due to the additional Y chromosome. In this paper, we describe a 47,XXY female who was pregnant with a fetus of the same karyotype based on chromosome analysis of amniotic fluid cells. Further analysis of her Y chromosome indicated that the additional Y chromosome contains noSRYgene on the short arm but carries the azoospermia factor region on the long arm, including azoospermia factor a, b and c (AZFa, AZFb, AZFc). This region may influence her female phenotype. Fertile females with a 47,XXY karyotype and loss ofSRY are extremely rare. This paper is...
1) To determine the effects of aging on the pelvic floor in the absence of pregnancy and childbirth-related changes. 2) Test the hypothesis that aging leads to descent of the pelvic floor structures.
To illustrate technique for the planned total laparoscopic hysterectomy of a morbidly obese patient with a cesarean scar ectopic pregnancy.
To demonstrate a minimally invasive robot-assisted technique to resect a cesarean scar ectopic pregnancy also involving the cervix and subsequent metroplasty.
Cornual ectopic pregnancy (CEP) is a rare and makes up only 2-4% of ectopic pregnancies. This video describes a case of CEP that was successfully treated with a laparo-endoscopic single-site (LESS) wedge resection of the uterus.
To evaluate peri-operative clinical results as well as fertility and perinatal outcomes of women after laparoscopic cornual resection for interstitial pregnancy.
CONCLUSION: The considerations and suggestions of the pregnant women guided the nurses in the development of the groups, which became strategic spaces of care, acquisition of knowledge and establishment of trust relationships with the nurses, with a consequent impact on the quality of care. PMID: 30785543 [PubMed - in process]
Conclusions Focused efforts using email notification to obtain pregnancy status improved ascertainment in large sexually transmitted disease (STD) programs with minimal effort. Most but not all women with unknown pregnancy status were identified as not pregnant.
We used the US national survey data to examine sexual behavior by pregnancy status and found that, overall, pregnant women did not differ from nonpregnant women in penile-anal sex and associated condom use. Compared with nonpregnant women, pregnant women had lower or similar reports of other sexual behaviors.
Reversing an earlier decision, the World Health Organization (WHO) now recommends vaccinating pregnant and breastfeeding women against the Ebola virus.