• The diagnosis of cardiac disease in the fetus is mostly made with ultrasound but newer techniques are available. (medpagetoday.com)
  • That includes a detailed discussion of the fetal echocardiogram -- the main tool for evaluating fetal cardiac disease -- and reviews of other tests, including advanced ultrasound, fetal magnetic resonance imaging, and fetal magnetocardiography and electrocardiography. (medpagetoday.com)
  • They pointed out that "current fetal therapeutic strategies range from maternal administration of medication with transplacental transfer to the fetus [for arrhythmia management] to ultrasound or minimally invasive fetoscopic-guided techniques to invasive open uterine fetal surgery. (medpagetoday.com)
  • As the next step to clinical translation, we also demonstrated the feasibility of ultrasound-guided global AAV gene transfer to fetal macaque brains. (nih.gov)
  • The aim of this pictorial review is to describe the technical advances achieved through the application of 4-dimensional (4D) ultrasound using spatiotemporal image correlation (STIC) over conventional 2-dimensional ultrasound in the prenatal detection of congenital heart disease (CHD). (ovid.com)
  • Moreover, using 4D ultrasound, echolucent structures can be converted into solid voxels generating "digital casts" of the fetal heart that enhances the understanding of the great vessel relationships in the ventricular inflow and outflow tracts. (ovid.com)
  • Fetal and placental size and risk of hypertension in adult life. (scielo.br)
  • Studies in humans have shown that men and women whose birth weights were at the lower end of the normal range, who were thin or short at birth, or who were small in relation to placental size have increased rates of coronary heart disease. (bmj.com)
  • DENVER, CO--(Marketwired - Nov 9, 2016) - The Fetal Health Foundation (FHF) has named Dr. Deprest of the Katholieke Universiteit of Leuven (Belgium) and the University College of London Institute for Women's Health the recipient of the 2016 Brianna Marie Memorial Research Grant. (marketwired.com)
  • In India, as in the UK, coronary heart disease is associated with small size at birth, suggesting that its pathogenesis is influenced by events in utero. (nih.gov)
  • The funds awarded to Dr. Deprest's study will be used to target prevention of congenital diaphragmatic hernia (CDH), an anomaly that disturbs lung development during fetal life. (marketwired.com)
  • Ontogeny of antioxidant enzymes in the fetal lamb lung. (aaem.pl)
  • Intrauterine programming or Barker's Theory established a basis for population and experimental research, new possible causal factors of cardiovascular disease in adult life in addition to the well known genetic and environmental factors. (scielo.br)
  • New work by scientists at Carnegie Mellon University and Yale University has shown that it's possible to cure a genetic disorder in a fetal mouse. (labroots.com)
  • If we can go in and correct a genetic mutation early on, we could dramatically reduce the impact the mutation has on fetal development or even cure the condition,' said Danith Ly, professor of chemistry in Carnegie Mellon's Mellon College of Science. (labroots.com)
  • For inherited genetic diseases, fetal gene therapy offers the potential of prophylaxis against early, irreversible and lethal pathological change. (nih.gov)
  • Genetic counseling assesses the risk of passing an inheritable disease or birth defect to your baby. (uoflphysicians.com)
  • Sickle cell disease is a genetic red blood cell disorder that can result in blocking of the small blood vessels from sickle shaped red blood cells. (bioportfolio.com)
  • To continue studies on the two major neurological complications of sickle cell disease (SCD): namely, stroke and chronic encephalopathy. (bioportfolio.com)
  • To determine the efficacy of vorinostat when administered orally in inducing a 4% absolute increase or a 100% increase in fetal hemoglobin levels in subjects with severe sickle cell disease who have failed prior therapy. (clinicaltrials.gov)
  • To characterize the safety and tolerability of vorinostat in subjects with sickle cell disease. (clinicaltrials.gov)
  • With a summary of findings on the causes and progression of adult diseases at the phase of gametogenesis and embryo development, this book provides insights into the pathogenesis of disease and aids in the treatment and prevention of disease, meeting the requirement for improving the quality of the newborn population, and effectively preventing and curing major diseases at an early stage. (springer.com)
  • It appears, therefore, that the Zika virus invades the intrauterine cavity by crossing the trophoblasts, perhaps earlier in pregnancy and prior to the development of full trophoblast resistance, by entering through breaks in this outer layer, or by utilizing alternative pathways to access the fetal compartment. (mdedge.com)
  • Fetal Diseases diagnostic imaging https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D005315Q000000981. (kumc.edu)
  • Spatiotemporal image correlation is a volume imaging technique that simplifies fetal heart studies while providing more diagnostic information than is typically available from traditional 2-dimensional studies. (ovid.com)
  • Details of prevention and diagnostic measures, recommended treatments, discussions of special populations such as pregnant women and the HIV-positive, from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). (dmoztools.net)
  • This increased the likelihood of the baby rats having a low birth weight and increased their risk of developing diabetes and heart disease in later life, she said. (bio-medicine.org)
  • Regarding the study, which was funded by the U.K. Medical Research Council, Drake said, "It could help inform future research to find interventions that could prevent diseases such as diabetes and high blood pressure," Drake said. (bio-medicine.org)
  • As these presets include patient's age, weight, and stage in pregnancy, this is another development that will improve the accuracy of foetal testing, as well as saving considerable operator time. (mtbeurope.info)
  • This has led to the concept of fetal programming, suggesting that the environment experienced in the womb can affect development, resulting in an increased risk of later disease. (bio-medicine.org)
  • This new research showed that although birth weight is reduced in the offspring of male or female rats that were exposed to dexamethasone during fetal development, this effect was more pronounced in the offspring of male rats exposed to excess glucocorticoids during development in the womb. (bio-medicine.org)
  • International non-profit educational organization specializing in medically cited materials on fetal development, sexually transmitted diseases, and abortion. (dmoztools.net)
  • An additional consideration - one that is of utmost importance in the case of Zika - is whether viruses have any special affinity for particular fetal tissues. (mdedge.com)
  • People from India living overseas have high rates of coronary heart disease which are not explained by known coronary risk factors. (nih.gov)
  • Now in its third year of administering and awarding grants for fetal health research, FHF expanded its scope to include research projects from international centers and combined funds to allocate $50,000 to the grant recipient in order to increase the impact of the grant. (marketwired.com)
  • Based in Littleton, Colo., the Fetal Health Foundation administers the Brianna Marie Memorial Research Grant and is an international leader in supporting families and medical treatment centers dealing with intrauterine fetal syndromes. (marketwired.com)
  • The Doppler peak systolic velocity in the middle cerebral artery was 0.8 m/s, indicating severe fetal anemia. (hindawi.com)
  • Most severe complications can be avoided if the disease is detected early and treated appropriately. (bioportfolio.com)
  • In the fetal period, from nine weeks after conception onwards, there begins the phase of rapid growth that continues until after birth. (bmj.com)
  • The early epidemiological studies that pointed to the possible importance of programming in coronary heart disease were based on the simple strategy of examining men and women in middle and late life whose body measurements at birth were recorded. (bmj.com)
  • Small size at birth is a newly described risk factor for coronary heart disease, but associations between size at birth and the disease have not been examined in India. (nih.gov)
  • We related the prevalence of coronary heart disease, defined by standard criteria, to their birth size. (nih.gov)
  • Low birthweight, short birth length, and small head circumference at birth were associated with a raised prevalence of the disease. (nih.gov)
  • The highest prevalence of the disease (20%) was in people who weighted 5.5 lb (2.5 kg) or less at birth and whose mothers weighted less than 100 lb (45 kg) in pregnancy. (nih.gov)
  • Small size at birth is a newly described risk factor for coronary heart disease. (nih.gov)
  • Geographic areas with a high recent incidence of coronary heart disease match areas showing a high rate of infant mortality in the beginning of the twentieth century. (scielo.br)
  • Therefore, research was conducted to find a relationship between fetal under nutrition and future occurrence of hypertension or coronary heart disease in those adults. (scielo.br)
  • Realistic views of the fetal heart, with particular emphasis on myocardium and endocardium cushion, can be reached using novel lightening techniques. (ovid.com)
  • Fetal growth and coronary heart disease in south India. (nih.gov)
  • Coronary heart disease is predicted to become the commonest cause of death in india within 15 years People from India living overseas already have high rates of the disease that are not explained by known coronary risk factors. (nih.gov)
  • 25 (9%) men and 27 (11%) women had coronary heart disease. (nih.gov)
  • In India, coronary heart disease is predicted to become the most common cause of death within 15 years. (nih.gov)
  • Prevention of the rising epidemic of the disease in India may require improvements in the nutrition and health of young women. (nih.gov)
  • Achievement of international cooperation in the control of sexually transmitted diseases. (dmoztools.net)
  • The main feature of fetal growth is cell division. (bmj.com)
  • Despite the progress in neonatology, too many newborns die due to respiratory insufficiency and pulmonary hypertension, and many others suffer significant pulmonary disease," Deprest stated. (marketwired.com)
  • For instance, people viewing substances are generally most interested in viewing diseases that these substances have shown to have positive influences. (greenmedinfo.com)
  • The authors explore the connections between these diseases and epigenetic reprogramming, rapid cell differentiation and organ formation and environmental influences, including assisted reproductive technology and adverse intrauterine environments. (springer.com)