Relationship between the von Willebrand Factor Plasma Concentration and Ultrasonographic Doppler Findings in Pregnancies Complicated by Hypertensive Disorders: A Pilot Study

Conclusion: Our results may confirm the arrangement and severity of endothelial damage in preeclamptic patients and may have identified those patients with a significantly higher risk of developing cardiovascular disease.Gynecol Obstet Invest
Source: Gynecologic and Obstetric Investigation - Category: OBGYN Source Type: research

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Source: The American Journal of Nursing - Category: Nursing Tags: Am J Nurs Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 24 January 2020Source: The American Journal of SurgeryAuthor(s): Jason M. Bowie, Richard Y. Calvo, Vishal Bansal, Lyndsey E. Wessels, William J. Butler, C. Beth Sise, Jennifer G. Shaw, Michael J. SiseAbstractBackgroundComplicated gallstone disease (CGD) is a common condition requiring intervention during pregnancy to avert adverse birth outcomes (ABO).MethodsCohort study using the California OSHPD 2007–2014 database. Records of pregnant patients were analyzed for gallbladder calculus within four months of delivery. Biliary system interventions were evaluated as the primary exposure....
Source: The American Journal of Surgery - Category: Surgery Source Type: research
ConclusionsThis is the largest series to date reporting>30-day follow-up for patients undergoing venous ablation procedures while receiving anticoagulation and the longest follow-up reported of any series. Durability, safety, and efficacy of vein ablation in patients receiving anticoagulation are comparable to those in control patients. Anticoagulation should not be considered a contraindication to endothermal ablation of the GSV or SSV for symptomatic venous reflux.
Source: Journal of Vascular Surgery: Venous and Lymphatic Disorders - Category: Surgery Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 24 January 2020Source: Seminars in Ultrasound, CT and MRIAuthor(s): Supreeta Arya, Saugata Sen, Reena Engineer, Avanish Saklani, Tarun PandeyAbstractHigh-resolution phased array external MRI is the first investigation of choice in rectal cancer for local staging, both in the primary and restaging situations. Use of MRI helps differentiate between those with good prognosis, which can be offered upfront surgery and the poor prognostic cases where treatment intensification is needed. MRI identified poor prognostic factors are threatened or involved mesorectal fascia, T3 tumors with> 5mm e...
Source: Seminars in Ultrasound, CT and MRI - Category: Radiology Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 24 January 2020Source: Journal of Vascular and Interventional RadiologyAuthor(s): Yumei Yang, Yanfang Zhang, Yumin Wu, Jibing Chen, Bing Liang, Quanhong Chen, Qiuyu Wang, Jialing Lyu, Yong Li, Feng Mu, Duanming DuAbstractPurposeTo evaluate the efficacy and safety of percutaneous argon-helium cryoablation (CA) for hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) abutting the diaphragm (
Source: Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology - Category: Radiology Source Type: research
Semin Thromb Hemost DOI: 10.1055/s-0039-3400258Primary hemostasis, similar to other systems in the adjusting and transitioning neonate, undergoes developmental adaptations in the first days of life. Although platelets of neonates do not differ quantitatively compared with those of adults, they functionally present with major differences, thus supporting the theory of a “hypofunctional” phenotype that is counterbalanced by high hematocrit and more potent von Willebrand factor multimers. No clinical effect of bleeding tendency has hence been established so far for healthy term neonates. However, discrepancies in ...
Source: Seminars in Thrombosis and Hemostasis - Category: Hematology Authors: Tags: Review Article Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 16 August 2019Source: Saudi Journal of Biological SciencesAuthor(s): Yaohan Wang, Xinyu Zhang, Yaqi Han, Fei Yan, Rui WuAbstractObjectiveTo investigate the effects of combined medication of nifedipine and magnesium sulfate on the blood pressure, pregnancy-associated plasma protein A (PAPP-A), vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF), nitric oxide (NO), homocysteine (Hcy) and von Willebrand factor (vWF) in gestational hypertension patients.MethodsA total of 220 gestational hypertension patients were enrolled as the subjects, and divided into two groups randomly, i.e. the observation group...
Source: Saudi Journal of Biological Sciences - Category: Biology Source Type: research
Background: Von Willebrand disease (VWD) is the single most common congenital bleeding disorder, affecting 1% of the population and characterized by deficient and/or defective von Willebrand factor (VWF). Among women with VWD, reproductive tract bleeding is common, with up to 80% developing postpartum hemorrhage (PPH), defined as 24-hr blood loss ≥500 cc after vaginal delivery, or ≥1,000 cc after cesarean delivery. Despite current guidelines suggesting 50 IU/kg plasma-derived VWF (pdVWF) at delivery if VWF:RCo is less than 0.50 IU/ml at the 8thmonth of gestation, PPH occurs even when that level has normalized, and, m...
Source: Blood - Category: Hematology Authors: Tags: 322. Disorders of Coagulation or Fibrinolysis: Poster II Source Type: research
ConclusionThe number of both CECs and CEPCs as well as the vWf blood plasma concentration depends on the type of hypertension complicating the pregnancy.
Source: American Journal of Reproductive Immunology - Category: Allergy & Immunology Authors: Tags: ORIGINAL ARTICLE Source Type: research
Conclusions: Short-term wearing of particulate-filtering respirators may produce cardiovascular benefits by improving autonomic nervous function and reducing BP. Citation: Shi J, Lin Z, Chen R, Wang C, Yang C, Cai J, Lin J, Xu X, Ross JA, Zhao Z, Kan H. 2017. Cardiovascular benefits of wearing particulate-filtering respirators: a randomized crossover trial. Environ Health Perspect 125:175–180; Address correspondence to H. Kan, Department of Environmental Health, School of Public Health, Fudan University, P.O. Box 249, 130 Dong-An Rd., Shanghai 200032, China. Telephone: 86 (21) 5423 7...
Source: EHP Research - Category: Environmental Health Authors: Tags: Research Articles February 2017 Source Type: research
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