Incidence of atrial fibrillation in pregnancy and clinical significance: A meta-analysis.

CONCLUSION: The overall estimated incidence of AF and recurrent AF during pregnancy is as high as 2.2% and 39.2%, respectively. AF during pregnancy may result in poor maternal and fetal outcomes. PMID: 31521944 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Advances in Medical Sciences - Category: Biomedical Science Authors: Tags: Adv Med Sci Source Type: research

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Source: The Journal of Minimally Invasive Gynecology - Category: OBGYN Authors: Tags: Virtual Poster Session 2: Laparoscopy (1:00 PM – 1:10 PM) 1:00 PM: STATION F Source Type: research
Transcervical radiofrequency ablation of uterine fibroids is an incisionless procedure to treat nonpedunculated uterine fibroids, including those that are not amenable to operative hysteroscopy. However, its safety and effectiveness regarding fertility and fecundity have not been established, including among women with infertility. This is a report of a pregnancy that occurred in a woman after transcervical radiofrequency (RF) ablation of uterine fibroids and assisted reproduction.
Source: The Journal of Minimally Invasive Gynecology - Category: OBGYN Authors: Tags: Virtual Poster Session 2: Laparoscopy (1:00 PM – 1:10 PM)1:00 PM: STATION E Source Type: research
Demonstrate the laparoscopic management of a giant cyst during second trimester pregnancy.
Source: The Journal of Minimally Invasive Gynecology - Category: OBGYN Authors: Tags: Virtual Poster Session 1: Laparoscopy (10:40 AM — 10:50 AM) 10:40 AM: STATION N Source Type: research
The study objective is to assess the safety and effectiveness of LESS for management of non-obstetric, gynecological disease processes in pregnant patients.
Source: The Journal of Minimally Invasive Gynecology - Category: OBGYN Authors: Tags: Virtual Poster Session 1: Laparoscopy (10:40 AM — 10:50 AM) 10:40 AM: STATION C Source Type: research
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Source: The Journal of Minimally Invasive Gynecology - Category: OBGYN Authors: Tags: Virtual Poster Session 1: Laparoscopy (10:30 AM — 10:40 AM) 10:30 AM: STATION S Source Type: research
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Source: The Journal of Minimally Invasive Gynecology - Category: OBGYN Authors: Tags: Virtual Poster Session 1: Laparoscopy (10:30 AM — 10:40 AM) 10:30 AM: STATION K Source Type: research
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