Monthly Archives: February 2019

Maternal and neonatal outcomes among scheduled versus unscheduled deliveries in women with prenatally diagnosed, pathologically proven placenta accreta

Abstract Objective: To evaluate maternal and neonatal outcomes among scheduled versus unscheduled deliveries in cases of prenatally diagnosed, pathologically proven placenta accreta. Study design: Retrospective cohort of placenta accreta cases delivered in five University of California hospitals. Results: Of 151 … Continue reading

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Continuous glucose monitoring as a screening tool for neonatal hypoglycemia in infants of diabetic mothers

Abstract Objective: To assess the plausibility of using the continuous glucose monitoring as a sole source of data for the screening of the neonatal hypoglycemia. Study design: Infants of mothers with diabetes were screened for neonatal hypoglycemia (less than 2.5 mmol/l … Continue reading

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Neonatal acute liver failure due to enteroviruses: a 14 years single NICU experience

Abstract Background: Neonatal acute liver failure (ALF) is a severe condition with a mortality rate up to 70%. Human enterovirus (HEV) infections are associated with serious diseases in newborns, including myocarditis, meningoencephalitis and, more rarely, ALF with a fulminant course. … Continue reading

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Obstetrical and neonatal outcomes of pregnancies complicated by endometriosis

Abstract Objective: Endometriosis is defined as the presence of endometrial-like tissue outside the uterus, associated with pelvic pain and subfertility, affecting 0.6–10% of the general female population. The association between endometriosis and obstetrical outcomes is not well established. We aimed … Continue reading

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