Patients at risk for NSF might be safe with certain GBCAs

Could certain gadolinium-based contrast agents (GBCAs) be safe for patients...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Gadolinium MRI scans most common early in pregnancy Is gadolinium deposition disease really a disease? Research road map drives inquiry into gadolinium's effects Safety issues linger over gadolinium-based contrast agents Norris lawsuit puts personal face on gadolinium debate
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ConclusionsA prior CD was associated with a decreased chance of live birth and an increased risk of early miscarriage in frozen ‐thawed embryo transfer cycles.
Source: Acta Obstetricia et Gynecologica Scandinavica - Category: OBGYN Authors: Tags: ORIGINAL RESEARCH ARTICLE Source Type: research
AbstractDespite a global pandemic, reports on pregnant women with Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID ‐19) are few so far, testing strategies vary substantially and management guidelines are not uniform.
Source: Acta Obstetricia et Gynecologica Scandinavica - Category: OBGYN Authors: Tags: LETTER TO EDITOR Source Type: research
ConclusionsQuantitative fetal fibronectin measured from 22 to 27+6 weeks of gestation accurately predicts spontaneous preterm birth at
Source: Acta Obstetricia et Gynecologica Scandinavica - Category: OBGYN Authors: Tags: ORIGINAL RESEARCH ARTICLE Source Type: research
ConclusionsUse of balloon catheter in women with term PROM appears safe and was not associated with increased maternal or neonatal infectious morbidity.
Source: Acta Obstetricia et Gynecologica Scandinavica - Category: OBGYN Authors: Tags: ORIGINAL RESEARCH ARTICLE Source Type: research
CONCLUSIONS: The scoring system was easy to use. A score of ≥1 could be used to counsel women who have a high likelihood of viable pregnancy beyond the first trimester. PMID: 32245913 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Hong Kong Med J - Category: General Medicine Authors: Tags: Hong Kong Med J Source Type: research
Summary Since the thalidomide scandal in the 1960's use of drugs in pregnancy has often been associated with great uncertainty, it can affect both the mother and the fetus. However, the concern may mistakenly lead to nonharmful drugs being attributed teratogenic effects. The drug use during pregnancy and the safety of the most commonly used drugs are in the following being discussed. Furthermore, a practical guide to risk assessment and considerations when initiating a drug treatment is presented.
Source: Adverse Drug Reaction Bulletin - Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Tags: Invited Review Article Source Type: research
ConclusionsWomen with chronic hypertension have increased serum endothelin in the first trimester of pregnancy and those who develop superimposed preeclampsia have higher levels of VCAM. None of the inflammatory mediators performed well in the first trimester in the prediction of preeclampsia.
Source: Acta Obstetricia et Gynecologica Scandinavica - Category: OBGYN Authors: Tags: ORIGINAL RESEARCH ARTICLE Source Type: research
AbstractWe read with great interest the article byhttps://obgyn.onlinelibrary.wiley.com/action/doSearch?ContribAuthorStored=Sauvegrain,+PriscilleSauvegrain et al. entitled “Understanding high rates of stillbirth and neonatal death in a disadvantaged, high ‐migrant district in France: a perinatal audit”.1 This well ‐designed study confirmed again that maternal overweight/obesity increases perinatal mortality. We would like to address some points that merit further attention. The intrauterine environment can affect the long‐term health of the offspring has been widely accepted. Maternal high pre‐pregnancy...
Source: Acta Obstetricia et Gynecologica Scandinavica - Category: OBGYN Authors: Tags: LETTER TO EDITOR Source Type: research
ConclusionsAmong women with HELLP syndrome in first pregnancy the occurrence of adverse pregnancy outcomes was substantially reduced in the second pregnancy. However, compared with unaffected women, they were still at greater risk of pregnancy complications.
Source: Acta Obstetricia et Gynecologica Scandinavica - Category: OBGYN Authors: Tags: ORIGINAL RESEARCH ARTICLE Source Type: research
Many ASHA members are calling with questions, as almost all types of service delivery are changing during the COVID-19 pandemic. Donna Euben, ASHA’s ethics director, along with our practices teams, pulled together some of the most frequently asked ethics-related questions during this unprecedented time. Read her answers to these questions, which also include links to numerous resources. Plan for providing uninterrupted services.  I’m an audiologist at an outpatient/inpatient hospital clinic. Am I at risk of client abandonment if I refuse to treat patients to minimize my exposure to the virus that causes C...
Source: American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) Press Releases - Category: Speech-Language Pathology Authors: Tags: Academia & Research Audiology Health Care Private Practice Schools Slider Speech-Language Pathology COVID-19 Professional Development Technology Telepractice Source Type: blogs
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