What Is New in Maternal Heart Disease?: Best Articles From the Past Year.


:This month we focus on current research in maternal heart disease. Dr. Metz discusses four recent publications, which are concluded with a "bottom-line" that is the take-home message. A complete reference for each can be found on on this page along with direct links to abstracts.


Obstet Gynecol


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  • Maternal tryptophan and kynurenine pathway metabolites and risk of preeclampsia.

    abstract:OBJECTIVE:To estimate the association of maternal plasma concentrations of tryptophan and six kynurenine pathway metabolites with the risk of preeclampsia. METHODS:The study was based on a subsample of 2,936 pregnant women who delivered singleton neonates in the Norwegian Mother and Child Cohort Study in 2002-2003. Ma...

    journal_title:Obstetrics and gynecology

    pub_type: 杂志文章


    authors: Nilsen RM,Bjørke-Monsen AL,Midttun O,Nygård O,Pedersen ER,Ulvik A,Magnus P,Gjessing HK,Vollset SE,Ueland PM

    更新日期:2012-06-01 00:00:00

  • Tranexamic acid treatment for heavy menstrual bleeding: a randomized controlled trial.

    abstract:OBJECTIVE:To assess the efficacy and safety of an oral formulation of tranexamic acid for the treatment of heavy menstrual bleeding. METHODS:Adult women with heavy menstrual bleeding (mean menstrual blood loss 80 mL or more per cycle) were enrolled in a double-blind, placebo-controlled study. After two pretreatment me...

    journal_title:Obstetrics and gynecology

    pub_type: 杂志文章,多中心研究,随机对照试验


    authors: Lukes AS,Moore KA,Muse KN,Gersten JK,Hecht BR,Edlund M,Richter HE,Eder SE,Attia GR,Patrick DL,Rubin A,Shangold GA

    更新日期:2010-10-01 00:00:00

  • Alternating weekly chemotherapy with etoposide-methotrexate-dactinomycin/cyclophosphamide-vincristine for high-risk gestational trophoblastic disease.

    abstract:OBJECTIVE:To evaluate the response rate and toxicity of alternating weekly therapy with etoposide-methotrexate-dactinomycin/cyclophosphamide-vincristine for women with high-risk gestational trophoblastic disease. METHODS:Twenty-two women with gestational trophoblastic disease received 126 cycles of the study regimen. ...

    journal_title:Obstetrics and gynecology

    pub_type: 杂志文章


    authors: Soper JT,Evans AC,Clarke-Pearson DL,Berchuck A,Rodriguez G,Hammond CB

    更新日期:1994-01-01 00:00:00

  • Preeclampsia: is induction of labor more successful?

    abstract:OBJECTIVE:To test the hypothesis that preeclamptic women are more readily inducible than are nonpreeclamptic women, regardless of cervical condition. METHODS:One hundred eighty-three preeclamptic women and 461 nonpreeclamptic women requiring labor induction were studied prospectively. Patients were categorized by Bish...

    journal_title:Obstetrics and gynecology

    pub_type: 临床试验,杂志文章


    authors: Xenakis EM,Piper JM,Field N,Conway D,Langer O

    更新日期:1997-04-01 00:00:00

  • Lidocaine spray compared with submucosal injection for reducing pain during loop electrosurgical excision procedure: a randomized controlled trial.

    abstract:OBJECTIVE:To examine the effectiveness of lidocaine spray compared with conventional lidocaine submucosal injection during a loop electrosurgical excision procedure (LEEP). METHODS:Women undergoing LEEP for any degrees of cervical intraepithelial neoplasia were invited to participate. The participants were randomly as...

    journal_title:Obstetrics and gynecology

    pub_type: 杂志文章,随机对照试验


    authors: Vanichtantikul A,Charoenkwan K

    更新日期:2013-09-01 00:00:00

  • Diabetic pregnancy associated with increased epidermal growth factor in cord serum at term.

    abstract:OBJECTIVE:Epidermal growth factor is a ubiquitous mitogen that also possesses insulin-like properties. Fetal mal-growth is associated with altered epidermal growth factor levels. Maternal diabetes is frequently complicated by macrosomia, but the effect of maternal diabetes on fetal epidermal growth factor levels is not...

    journal_title:Obstetrics and gynecology

    pub_type: 杂志文章


    authors: Loukovaara M,Leinonen P,Teramo K,Andersson S,Alfthan H,Stenman UH

    更新日期:2004-02-01 00:00:00

  • Autoantibodies associated with endometriosis: can their detection predict presence of the disease?

    abstract::To evaluate the usefulness of autoantibody detection as a nonoperative method of diagnosing endometriosis, we tested 221 sera from 215 patients from the infertility, gynecology, and gynecologic oncology services by an indirect immunofluorescence assay using monolayer cultures of an endometrial carcinoma cell line. The...

    journal_title:Obstetrics and gynecology

    pub_type: 杂志文章


    authors: Wild RA,Hirisave V,Podczaski ES,Coulam C,Shivers CA,Satyaswaroop PG

    更新日期:1991-06-01 00:00:00

  • Intrapartum uterine rupture and dehiscence in patients with prior lower uterine segment vertical and transverse incisions.

    abstract:OBJECTIVE:To determine whether gravidas with prior low vertical uterine incision(s) are at a higher risk for uterine rupture during a trial of labor after cesarean delivery than women with prior low transverse uterine incision(s). METHODS:The medical records of women undergoing a trial of labor after prior cesarean de...

    journal_title:Obstetrics and gynecology

    pub_type: 杂志文章


    authors: Shipp TD,Zelop CM,Repke JT,Cohen A,Caughey AB,Lieberman E

    更新日期:1999-11-01 00:00:00

  • The effect of chorioamnionitis on the developmental outcome of preterm infants at one year.

    abstract::This report investigates the effect of chorioamnionitis on infant mental and psychomotor development at one year through the prospective study of 698 preterm pregnancies complicated by premature rupture of membranes and managed expectantly without antenatal corticosteroids or tocolytic agents. Ninety-two mothers (13%)...

    journal_title:Obstetrics and gynecology

    pub_type: 杂志文章


    authors: Morales WJ

    更新日期:1987-08-01 00:00:00

  • Ophthalmic artery velocimetry in normotensive and preeclamptic women with or without photophobia.

    abstract:OBJECTIVE:To compare ophthalmic arterial velocimetry in normotensive and preeclamptic gravidas with and without photophobia. METHODS:Ophthalmic arteries were studied by color-flow Doppler ultrasonography in 118 normotensive pregnant women, 20 gravidas with preeclampsia and no visual symptoms, and 11 with preeclampsia,...

    journal_title:Obstetrics and gynecology

    pub_type: 杂志文章


    authors: Ohno Y,Kawai M,Wakahara Y,Kitagawa T,Kakihara M,Arii Y

    更新日期:1999-09-01 00:00:00

  • Cushing's syndrome complicating pregnancy. A case report.

    abstract::A case of a rare association between pregnancy and the development of Cushing's syndrome is discussed. A 29-year-old woman developed Cushing's syndrome, characterized by hypokalemia, a high level of urinary 17-hydroxycorticoids not suppressed by dexamethasone therapy, a high level of plasma 11-hydroxycorticoids which...

    journal_title:Obstetrics and gynecology

    pub_type: 杂志文章


    authors: Wieland RG,Shaffer MB Jr,Glove RP

    更新日期:1971-12-01 00:00:00

  • Customized Pessary Fabrication Using Three-Dimensional Printing Technology.

    abstract:BACKGROUND:Pessaries are a treatment option for pelvic organ prolapse, stress urinary incontinence (SUI), and cervical incompetence. An effective pessary is comfortable, corrects the presenting problem, does not cause adverse effects, and is easy to remove. Discomfort and poor fit limit the usefulness of pessaries for ...

    journal_title:Obstetrics and gynecology

    pub_type: 杂志文章


    authors: Barsky M,Kelley R,Bhora FY,Hardart A

    更新日期:2018-03-01 00:00:00

  • Uterine rupture after uterine artery embolization for symptomatic leiomyomas.

    abstract:BACKGROUND:There are few data regarding safety of pregnancy after uterine artery embolization. However, numerous women desire future fertility after this procedure. Uterine rupture without a history of cesarean delivery or uterine scarring is an exceedingly rare complication in pregnancy. CASE:We report a case of uter...

    journal_title:Obstetrics and gynecology

    pub_type: 杂志文章


    authors: Yeaton-Massey A,Loring M,Chetty S,Druzin M

    更新日期:2014-02-01 00:00:00

  • Lynch syndrome in women less than 50 years of age with endometrial cancer.

    abstract:OBJECTIVE:To estimate the frequency of mismatch repair deficiencies associated with hereditary nonpolyposis colorectal cancer, or Lynch syndrome, in women less than age 50 with endometrial cancer. METHODS:Consecutive patients less than age 50 diagnosed with endometrial adenocarcinoma were identified. Available patholo...

    journal_title:Obstetrics and gynecology

    pub_type: 杂志文章


    authors: Matthews KS,Estes JM,Conner MG,Manne U,Whitworth JM,Huh WK,Alvarez RD,Straughn JM Jr,Barnes MN,Rocconi RP

    更新日期:2008-05-01 00:00:00

  • Extent of surgery for pelvic inflammatory disease in relation to duration of intrauterine device use.

    abstract::The risk of a first episode of pelvic inflammatory disease resulting in extensive surgery was examined in relation to duration of intrauterine device (IUD) use in a case-control study. Extensive surgery for pelvic inflammatory disease was defined as hysterectomy or bilateral adenexal surgery, with pelvic inflammatory ...

    journal_title:Obstetrics and gynecology

    pub_type: 杂志文章


    authors: Stadel BV,Schlesselman S

    更新日期:1984-02-01 00:00:00

  • Conservative management of a bleeding renal angiomyolipoma in pregnancy.

    abstract:BACKGROUND:Bleeding angiomyolipomas in pregnancy are rare but may be devastating and potentially fatal. In previous cases, most of these lesions have been managed with urgent nephrectomy or embolization. Only one other case report describes treating these lesions through conservative management and vaginal delivery. C...

    journal_title:Obstetrics and gynecology

    pub_type: 杂志文章


    authors: Storm DW,Mowad JJ

    更新日期:2006-02-01 00:00:00

  • Procedure-related miscarriages and Down syndrome-affected births: implications for prenatal testing based on women's preferences.

    abstract:OBJECTIVE:To determine how pregnant women of varying ages, races, ethnicities, and socioeconomic backgrounds value procedure-related miscarriage and Down-syndrome-affected birth. METHODS:We studied cross-sectionally 534 sociodemographically diverse pregnant women who sought care at obstetric clinics and practices thro...

    journal_title:Obstetrics and gynecology

    pub_type: 杂志文章


    authors: Kuppermann M,Nease RF,Learman LA,Gates E,Blumberg B,Washington AE

    更新日期:2000-10-01 00:00:00

  • Gynecologic Care in Women With Down Syndrome: Findings From a National Registry.

    abstract:OBJECTIVE:To estimate receipt of recommended gynecologic care, including cancer screening and menstrual care, among women with Down syndrome in the United States. METHODS:We conducted a retrospective cohort study of women participating in DS-Connect, the National Institute of Health's registry of women with Down syndr...

    journal_title:Obstetrics and gynecology

    pub_type: 杂志文章


    authors: Smith AJB,Applebaum J,Tanner EJ,Capone GT

    更新日期:2020-09-01 00:00:00

  • Determinants of maternal sex steroids during the first half of pregnancy.

    abstract:OBJECTIVE:To examine the associations of maternal and child characteristics with early pregnancy maternal concentrations of testosterone, androstenedione, progesterone, 17-hydroxyprogesterone, and estradiol (E2). METHODS:We analyzed these hormones among 1,343 women with singleton pregnancies who donated serum samples ...

    journal_title:Obstetrics and gynecology

    pub_type: 杂志文章


    authors: Toriola AT,Vääräsmäki M,Lehtinen M,Zeleniuch-Jacquotte A,Lundin E,Rodgers KG,Lakso HA,Chen T,Schock H,Hallmans G,Pukkala E,Toniolo P,Grankvist K,Surcel HM,Lukanova A

    更新日期:2011-11-01 00:00:00

  • Legionnaire disease complicating pregnancy.

    abstract::Although pneumonia complicating pregnancy remains an unusual occurrence, it can have serious consequences for both the mother and fetus. Although Streptococcus pneumoniae remains the most common bacterial pathogen, recent epidemics have emphasized the importance of considering Legionella pneumophila as the etiologic a...

    journal_title:Obstetrics and gynecology

    pub_type: 杂志文章


    authors: Soper DE,Melone PJ,Conover WB

    更新日期:1986-03-01 00:00:00

  • Using videography to teach retropubic space anatomy and surgical technique.

    abstract::This report describes an innovative use of videography in teaching retropubic space anatomy and surgery. After the standard abdominal incision has been made, the second surgical assistant places a gynecologic laparoscope, fitted with an endoscopic camera, into the retropubic space and guides the laparoscope documentin...

    journal_title:Obstetrics and gynecology

    pub_type: 杂志文章


    authors: Shull B

    更新日期:1991-04-01 00:00:00

  • Risk factors for fever in labor.

    abstract:OBJECTIVE:To identify risk factors for fever in labor. METHODS:A retrospective case-control study was conducted. Maternal sublingual temperature was measured every 2-4 hours during labor in 3109 of 3860 consecutive term parturients presenting from September 1992 through December 1993. Women who had fever (at least one...

    journal_title:Obstetrics and gynecology

    pub_type: 杂志文章


    authors: Herbst A,Wølner-Hanssen P,Ingemarsson I

    更新日期:1995-11-01 00:00:00

  • Neonatal outcomes with placenta previa.

    abstract:OBJECTIVE:To identify neonatal complications associated with placenta previa. METHODS:This was a population-based, retrospective cohort study involving all singleton deliveries in Nova Scotia from 1988 to 1995. The study group consisted of all completed singleton pregnancies complicated by placenta previa; all other s...

    journal_title:Obstetrics and gynecology

    pub_type: 杂志文章


    authors: Crane JM,van den Hof MC,Dodds L,Armson BA,Liston R

    更新日期:1999-04-01 00:00:00

  • New instrumentation and technique for laparoscopic carbon dioxide laser operations: a preliminary report.

    abstract::Laparoscopic surgery, the accepted procedure for several indications, still has some limitations, mainly due to the risk of uncontrollable bleeding and damage to the surrounding tissues that may result from the procedure. With the advent of the surgical carbon dioxide laser apparatus and its advantage in producing a b...

    journal_title:Obstetrics and gynecology

    pub_type: 杂志文章


    authors: Tadir Y,Kaplan I,Zuckerman Z,Edelstein T,Ovadia J

    更新日期:1984-04-01 00:00:00

  • Active and passive cigarette smoking and the risk of cervical neoplasia.

    abstract:OBJECTIVE:Evidence links active cigarette smoking to cervical neoplasia, but much less is known about the role of passive smoking. Using a prospective cohort design, we examined personal cigarette smoking and household passive smoke exposure in relation to the risk of cervical neoplasia. METHODS:Cohorts were establish...

    journal_title:Obstetrics and gynecology

    pub_type: 杂志文章


    authors: Trimble CL,Genkinger JM,Burke AE,Hoffman SC,Helzlsouer KJ,Diener-West M,Comstock GW,Alberg AJ

    更新日期:2005-01-01 00:00:00

  • Individualized treatment of stage I carcinoma of the vulva.

    abstract::A series of 117 patients with stage I squamous cell carcinoma of the vulva was followed for 3 to 21 years. Twenty recurrences (17.1%) were found, 12 in the vulva or vagina, 7 in the groin, and 1 in a patient who developed distant metastases. Invasion of tumor cells in lymph or blood vessels was found in operative spec...

    journal_title:Obstetrics and gynecology

    pub_type: 杂志文章


    authors: Iversen T,Abeler V,Aalders J

    更新日期:1981-01-01 00:00:00

  • A clinical and microbiologic analysis of risk factors for puerperal endometritis.

    abstract::Predictors of postpartum endometritis were identified in 607 asymptomatic, laboring women. One hundred (16.5%) developed postpartum endometritis. Multivariate analysis using stepwise logistic regression identified cesarean delivery (relative risk 12.8; P less than .0001) as the dominant overall predictor. In patients ...

    journal_title:Obstetrics and gynecology

    pub_type: 杂志文章


    authors: Newton ER,Prihoda TJ,Gibbs RS

    更新日期:1990-03-01 00:00:00

  • Fitsari 'dan Duniya. An African (Hausa) praise song about vesicovaginal fistulas.

    abstract::The vesicovaginal fistula from prolonged obstructed labor is a condition that is no longer seen in the affluent, industrialized world, yet it continues to exist in epidemic proportions in sub-Saharan Africa, where several million women are estimated to suffer from this condition. The unremitting urinary incontinence t...

    journal_title:Obstetrics and gynecology

    pub_type: 杂志文章


    authors: Wall LL

    更新日期:2002-12-01 00:00:00

  • Endogenous creatinine clearance during pregnancy. Part I. Methodologic considerations.

    abstract::The effect of noncreatinine chromogens on the endogenous creatinine clearance (ECC) during pregnancy was investigated. It was found that these chromogens measured as plasma "creatinine" cause a significant reduction in the ECC value. This fact should be considered when the ECC value is used to evaluate renal function ...

    journal_title:Obstetrics and gynecology

    pub_type: 杂志文章


    authors: Abdul-Karim RW,Harris JE,Beydoun SN,Cuenca VG

    更新日期:1976-08-01 00:00:00

  • Epidemiologic characteristics of women with idiopathic recurrent vulvovaginal candidiasis.

    abstract:OBJECTIVE:To evaluate risk factors related to anamnestic variables, sexual behavior, feminine hygiene habits, and microbiologic findings in women with idiopathic recurrent vulvovaginal candidiasis. METHODS:We conducted a multivariate observational study comparing sociodemographic, anamnestic, clinical, and microbiolog...

    journal_title:Obstetrics and gynecology

    pub_type: 杂志文章


    authors: Spinillo A,Pizzoli G,Colonna L,Nicola S,De Seta F,Guaschino S

    更新日期:1993-05-01 00:00:00