Technique allows dolphin pregnancy exams to mirror those in humans

(National Marine Mammal Foundation) In a groundbreaking study just published in Veterinary Radiology&Ultrasound, scientists have developed a new ultrasound technique for evaluating dolphin fetuses at all stages of gestation.
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Conclusion: Accurate dating of pregnancy and systematic follow-up integrating radiology imaging and obstetrics care for appropriate risk-based management of pregnant women can significantly improve perinatal statistics of India.
Source: Indian Journal of Radiology and Imaging - Category: Radiology Authors: Source Type: research
Conclusion: HIFU showed a safe and effective profile as a therapeutic management option for patients with adenomyosis. In comparison with LE, HIFU treatment achieved better postoperative reproductive outcomes. HIFU treatment should be encouraged and implemented in clinical practice. PMID: 32208771 [PubMed - in process]
Source: International Journal of Hyperthermia - Category: Internal Medicine Tags: Int J Hyperthermia Source Type: research
AJP Rep 2020; 10: e113-e117 DOI: 10.1055/s-0040-1709186Detailed clinical and pathological features of placental mesenchymal dysplasia (PMD) complicated by preeclampsia (PE) are unknown. A 39-year-old nulliparous woman was referred at 19 weeks gestation. Ultrasound examination identified a fetus with severe growth restriction (−2.8 SD) and a markedly thickened placenta with many cystic structures suggestive of PMD. At 21 weeks, the patient developed severe hypertension (180/95 mm Hg) with marked proteinuria and an elevated serum soluble fms-like tyrosine-kinase-1 (sFlt-1) level (47,000 pg/L). The pregnancy was ...
Source: American Journal of Perinatology Reports - Category: Perinatology & Neonatology Authors: Tags: Case Report Source Type: research
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Source: Journal of Maternal-Fetal and Neonatal Medicine - Category: Perinatology & Neonatology Authors: Source Type: research
A study conducted by researchers in China shows the characteristics of COVID-19...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: CDC accelerates effective date of COVID-19 code Doctors in Italy, Spain using ultrasound for COVID-19 CT details effect of COVID-19 on pregnant women Seattle: COVID-19 patients compromised by comorbidities CT depicts how COVID-19 abnormalities change over time
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Doctors in Italy and Spain are using ultrasound to help with diagnosis, treatment,...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: CT details effect of COVID-19 on pregnant women Seattle: COVID-19 patients compromised by comorbidities AI differentiates COVID-19 from other pneumonia CT depicts how COVID-19 abnormalities change over time Ultrasound can be used for patients with COVID-19
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AbstractPurposeThe aim of this study is to assess the effect of the endometrial thickness and embryo quality on the implantation potential in natural cycle IVF (NC-IVF).MethodsA retrospective single-center study was performed on 552 single embryo transfers after NC-IVF. The ‘quality' of the embryos was evaluated trough the number and regularity of blastomeres, degree of fragmentation, and nuclear content of cells. Endometrial thickness was measured in millimeters with transvaginal ultrasound on the day of hCG application.ResultsOur findings showed a statistically significant difference in successful implantation unti...
Source: Archives of Gynecology and Obstetrics - Category: OBGYN Source Type: research
ConclusionsThe FMF angle is smaller in second and third trimester fetuses with open spina bifida. However, the difference is not large enough to implement this marker in current screening programs.
Source: Archives of Gynecology and Obstetrics - Category: OBGYN Source Type: research
This article is protected by copyright. All rights reserved. PMID: 32207208 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: The Ultrasound Review of Obstetrics and Gynecology - Category: Radiology Authors: Tags: Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol Source Type: research
CONCLUSIONS: The fetal cerebral vascular response to MH varies based on underlying CHD diagnosis, suggesting that cardiovascular physiology may influence autoregulatory capacities of the fetal brain. Further studies are needed to determine clinical implications of these findings on long-term neurodevelopment in these at-risk children. This article is protected by copyright. All rights reserved. PMID: 32202689 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: The Ultrasound Review of Obstetrics and Gynecology - Category: Radiology Authors: Tags: Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol Source Type: research
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