Health Canada says ultrasound no longer mandatory before Mifegymiso prescribed for abortion

An ultrasound is no longer automatically required before a woman is prescribed Mifegymiso to medically terminate a pregnancy, Health Canada says.
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BOSTON (CBS) — A new study from the University of Cambridge finds late pregnancy ultrasounds could prevent many emergency C-sections and even prevent some infant deaths. In 3-4% of pregnancies, babies fail to flip head down, leading to what’s called a breech presentation. Trying to deliver a baby feet or buttocks first can lead to serious complications for the baby, including death. But sometimes it’s not known that a baby is breech until delivery. At 36 weeks, it is still possible for a doctor to try to coax the baby head down by applying pressure to the abdomen, and if that doesn’t work, a routine...
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Dr James Rippey Ultrasound Case 090 A 30 year old woman presents with right iliac fossa pain. Quantitative BHCG is positive at 2500 IU. Her bladder is empty so you proceed to transvaginal ultrasound.
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Layla Cummins, of Bristol, visited her GP in January after feeling more bloated than normal. An ultrasound revealed a cyst on her ovary which was discovered to be 40cm in length when removed.
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Additional routine ultrasound could eliminate undiagnosed breech presentation and lower emergency caesarean sections Related items fromOnMedica Monitor women better to cut stillbirth rates Blood test identifies high-risk lupus pregnancies Low cord blood pH at birth raises risk of death Bereaved parents call for routine Strep B screening Step up efforts to curb smoking in pregnancy, government urged
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Around one in 25 woman have breech babies, and less than a tenth of these turn themselves around naturally. The new study was conducted by experts at Cambridge University.
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Performing ultrasound scans late in pregnancy helps women avoid undiagnosed...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: US body fat measure predicts obstetric complications Study explores link between prenatal ultrasound and autism Repeat fetal ultrasound screenings may be unnecessary Virtual reality takes prenatal imaging to new heights Ultrasound misses signs of early Zika infection
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Conclusions: Our model is more reliable and stable to assist doctors predict the SLN metastasis in breast cancer patients before operation. Introduction The incidence of breast cancer is the first in female malignant tumors, in which the highest incidence of breast cancer has been reported in Europe and the United States, however, in recent years, the incidence of breast cancer in China has annually increased (1, 2). Based on surgery as an important step in the treatment of breast cancer, in recent years, different individuals have never stopped exploration of a novel and optimum approach. Besides, NSABP-04, ASCOG-...
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Michael Grynberg1,2,3,4* and Julie Labrosse2 1AP-HP, Department of Reproductive Medicine &Fertility Preservation, Hôpital Antoine Béclère, Clamart, France 2AP-HP, Department of Reproductive Medicine &Fertility Preservation, Hôpital Jean Verdier, Bondy, France 3INSERM U1185, University Paris-Sud, Le Kremlin-Bicêtre, France 4INSERM U1133, University Paris Diderot, Paris, France The management of low prognosis patients in ART represents a challenge for reproductive specialists. Different profiles and biologic characteristics have been identified among these patients. Indeed...
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Conclusions: ‘Opt-in’ referrals in later pregnancy result in significant numbers of women who smoke indicating interest in smoking cessation support. Additional training and support is necessary to motivate reception staff to oversee self-referral pen-and-paper procedures effectively.
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CONCLUSIONS: At present, there is no high-quality evidence to support the routine use of hysteroscopy as a screening tool in the general population of subfertile women with a normal ultrasound or hysterosalpingogram in the basic fertility work-up for improving reproductive success rates.In women undergoing IVF, low-quality evidence, including all of the studies reporting these outcomes, suggests that performing a screening hysteroscopy before IVF may increase live birth and clinical pregnancy rates. However, pooled results from the only two trials with a low risk of bias did not show a benefit of screening hysteroscopy bef...
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