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  • Trimester
  • Angiotensin II (A-II) sensitivity was determined in 23 nonmedicated nulliparas in the third trimester of pregnancy, before and after a 7- to 10-day period of bed rest and a strongly sodium-restricted diet (maximal 20 mmol Na+/24 hr). (biomedsearch.com)
  • postpartum
  • Conclusions Pregnancy in MFS is associated with an increased risk of aortic dissection, both types A and B, particularly in the immediate postpartum period. (rti.org)
  • 670) Major puerperal infection (670.04) Endometritis, postpartum (671) Venous complications in pregnancy and the puerperium (671.44) Thrombophlebitis, postpartum (672) Pyrexia of unknown origin during the puerperium (673) Obstetrical pulmonary embolism (674) Other and unspecified complications of the puerperium, not elsewhere (675) Infections of the breast and nipple associated with childbirth (675.14) Abscess of breast, postpartum (675.94) Mastitis, lactating, unspec. (wikipedia.org)
  • pulmonary
  • We report a case of massive valve thrombosis with subsequent pulmonary edema after warfarin anticoagulation was changed to LMWH during pregnancy, and administered at too low a dose. (biomedsearch.com)
  • childbirth
  • The studies and reviews span analytic attempts to define the concept more strictly, descriptive efforts to measure and quantify new indicators (prevalence) of near-miss for different geographical regions etc. explanatory efforts of the leading cause for morbidity The World Health Organization defines a maternal near-miss case as "a woman who nearly died but survived a complication that occurred during pregnancy, childbirth or within 42 days of termination of pregnancy. (wikipedia.org)
  • BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth. (wikipedia.org)
  • By 2017, the world maternal mortality rate had declined 44% since 1990, but still every day 830 women die from pregnancy or childbirth related causes. (wikipedia.org)
  • UNFPA estimated that 289,000 women died of pregnancy or childbirth related causes in 2013. (wikipedia.org)
  • termination
  • After counseling, she underwent termination of pregnancy using misoprostol. (biomedsearch.com)
  • A multidisciplinary approach and consideration of termination of pregnancy may be required in management of such patients. (biomedsearch.com)
  • Maternal death or maternal mortality is defined by the World Health Organization (WHO) as "the death of a woman while pregnant or within 42 days of termination of pregnancy, irrespective of the duration and site of the pregnancy, from any cause related to or aggravated by the pregnancy or its management but not from accidental or incidental causes. (wikipedia.org)
  • Abnormalities
  • The higher rate in the group of pure 45,X monosomy is primarily due to a difference in the rate of aortic valve abnormalities and coarctation of the aorta, the two most common cardiovascular malformations. (wikipedia.org)
  • women
  • This brief tool to gather information on pregnancy-related risk factors for future cardiovascular disease can help clinicians identify women at increased risk," says Susan G. Kornstein, MD, Editor-in-Chief of Journal of Women's Health, Executive Director of the Virginia Commonwealth University Institute for Women's Health (Richmond, VA), and President of the Academy of Women's Health. (healthcanal.com)
  • Recent research suggests that women who develop complications with the. (bio-medicine.org)
  • None of the women had been diagnosed with cardiovascular disease before pregnancy. (bio-medicine.org)
  • Background The risk of aortic complications associated with pregnancy in women with Marfan syndrome (MFS) is not fully understood. (rti.org)
  • Methods and Results MFS women participating in the large National Registry of Genetically Triggered Thoracic Aortic Aneurysms and Cardiovascular Conditions (GenTAC) were evaluated. (rti.org)
  • Among 184 women with MFS in whom pregnancy information was available, 94 (51%) had a total of 227 pregnancies. (rti.org)
  • Among the women with pregnancies, 10 (10.6%) experienced a pregnancy‐related aortic complication (4 type A and 3 type B dissections, 1 coronary artery dissection, and 2 with significant [≥3 mm] aortic growth). (rti.org)
  • Six women were normotensive during the course of the pregnancy. (biomedsearch.com)
  • New Cardiovascular Risk Prediction Models Developed for Women ( Researchers have developed a more accur. (bio-medicine.org)
  • Researchers have developed a more accurate way to predict the risk of developing cardiovascular disease among women, according// to a study in the issue of JAMA. (bio-medicine.org)
  • The authors note that although understanding of cardiovascular disease has changed dramatically in the past half-century, the algorithms (predictive models) for women are largely unchanged from those recommended 40 years ago. (bio-medicine.org)
  • Paul M Ridker, M.D., M.P.H., from Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, and colleagues, developed and validated cardiovascular risk algorithms for women based on a large set of traditional and new risk factors. (bio-medicine.org)
  • In these analyses, large proportions of women with 10-year risk estimates of 5 percent to less than 10 percent or of 10 percent to less than 20 percent based on current ATP-III (Adult Treatment Panel III) risk scores were reclassified at either higher or lower risk of total cardiovascular disease when either of the new algorithms was used," the researchers found. (bio-medicine.org)
  • We developed, validated and demonstrated highly improved accuracy of two clinical algorithms for global cardiovascular risk prediction that reclassified 40 percent to 50 percent of women at intermediate risk into higher- or lower-risk categories," the authors write. (bio-medicine.org)
  • In such circumstances, women who wish to continue with a pregnancy require extra medical care, often from an interdisciplinary team. (wikipedia.org)
  • However, this risk is small overall and appears more significant in women who have had such complications in an earlier pregnancy. (wikipedia.org)
  • Infections
  • Examples include: Chickenpox Chlamydia Herpes simplex or Neonatal herpes simplex HIV Human T-lymphotropic virus Syphilis Infections in pregnancy also raise particular concerns about whether or not to use drugs in pregnancy (that is, antibiotics or antivirals) to treat them. (wikipedia.org)
  • Female
  • In pregnancy, changes in the levels of female sex hormones, such as estrogen, make a woman more likely to develop candidal vulvovaginitis. (wikipedia.org)
  • clinical
  • We used data from a prospectively assessed cohort with standardized clinical assessments in primary care (the Västerbotten Intervention Program) [ 16 , 17 ] in combination with population-based registries on pregnancy history, in-patient care, and cause of death. (springer.com)
  • A discussion of the symptoms and clinical presentation of stroke is provided and the current guideline for treatment of stroke in pregnancy. (biomedsearch.com)
  • anticoagulation
  • A complication in anticoagulation using low-molecular weight heparin in a patient with a mechanical valve prosthesis. (biomedsearch.com)
  • In individuals who require an artificial heart valve, consideration must be made for deterioration of the valve over time (for bioprosthetic valves) versus the risks of blood clotting in pregnancy with mechanical valves with the resultant need of drugs in pregnancy in the form of anticoagulation. (wikipedia.org)
  • delivery
  • When delivery becomes recommended depends on how severe the pre-eclampsia and how far along in pregnancy a person is. (wikipedia.org)
  • In an 2009 article on maternal morbidity, the authors said, that generally, there is a distinction between a direct maternal death that is the result of a complication of the pregnancy, delivery, or management of the two, and an indirect maternal death, that is a pregnancy-related death in a patient with a preexisting or newly developed health problem unrelated to pregnancy. (wikipedia.org)
  • Among
  • Among cases that are detected by routine amniocentesis or chorionic villus sampling, one study found that the prevalence of Turner syndrome among tested pregnancies was 5.58 and 13.3 times higher, respectively, than among live neonates in a similar population. (wikipedia.org)
  • common
  • However, because swelling is a common occurrence in pregnancy, its utility as a distinguishing factor in pre-eclampsia is not high. (wikipedia.org)
  • rubella
  • Certain cases may be due to infections during pregnancy such as rubella, use of certain medications or drugs such as alcohol or tobacco, parents being closely related, or poor nutritional status or obesity in the mother. (wikipedia.org)
  • Risk factors include preterm birth, being a twin, certain infections during pregnancy such as toxoplasmosis or rubella, exposure to methylmercury during pregnancy, a difficult delivery, and head trauma during the first few years of life, among others. (wikipedia.org)
  • congenital
  • Congenital heart defects are associated with an increased incidence of some other symptoms, together being called the VACTERL association: V - Vertebral anomalies A - Anal atresia C - Cardiovascular anomalies T - Tracheoesophageal fistula E - Esophageal atresia R - Renal (Kidney) and/or radial anomalies L - Limb defects Ventricular septal defect (VSD), atrial septal defects, and tetralogy of Fallot are the most common congenital heart defects seen in the VACTERL association. (wikipedia.org)
  • system
  • According to a study conducted in 2008 by the Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) that interviewed women in 26 states in the United States, approximately 13% of women reported smoking during the last 3 months of pregnancy. (wikipedia.org)
  • treatment
  • Treatment guidelines for major professional associations including the European Association for the Study of Diabetes, the European Society for Cardiology and the American Diabetes Association, now describe evidence for the cardiovascular benefits of metformin as equivocal. (wikipedia.org)
  • causes
  • Although this complication has a good prognosis (in Western countries), it causes stress as the premature child may have to stay in the hospital to gain health and strength to be able to sustain life on their own. (wikipedia.org)