Obstetrics and Gynaecology Cases - ReviewsISSN: 2377-9004


 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2377-9004/1410093

Breus Mole: A Placental Anomaly in a Patient Undergoing a Dilation and Evacuation

Navdeesh Reiners, Victor Sai, Nagesh Ragavendra, Aparna Sridhar and Angela Chen

Article Type: Case Report | First Published: August 06, 2016

A 22-year-old woman presented at 21+1 weeks for dilation and evacuation. Sonographic features were consistent with a Breus mole. Intraoperatively, traction and massage were used to deliver the placenta; the patient quickly achieved hemostasis. Final pathology showed a fibrin lined intervillous cystic structure compatible with a Breus mole....

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2377-9004/1410092

Termination of Pregnancy for an 11q Terminal Deletion Incidentally Diagnosed Prenatally; Jacobsen Syndrome Penetrance and Ethical Dilemmas

Sofia F Makrydima, Eftihios Trakakis, Athanasios Minkoff and Nikolaos Papantoniou

Article Type: Case Report | First Published: July 05, 2016

The currently noted boost of de novo microdeletions has been partly attributed to the relevant increase of mean paternal age at the time of first child acquisition. The simultaneous widespread implementation of molecular techniques for prenatal karyotyping has revealed distinct deletion aberrations of uncertain clinical significance. Recent research has failed to confirm the intrinsic correlation between implicated genome fragment and extent of phenotypic abnormality....

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2377-9004/1410091

Clinical Observation of 84 Days Delayed Delivery of the Second Fetus in Twin Pregnancy

Julia E Dobrokhotova, Oleg V Makarov, Pavel V Kozlov and Pavel A Kuznetsov

Article Type: Case Report | First Published: July 04, 2016

Perinatal morbidity and mortality in preterm labor is significantly higher than in on-term delivery. The share of preterm infants accounts for approximately 70% of all cases of early neonatal mortality. One of the most important independent risk factors for preterm birth is multiple pregnancy. The risk of delivery before 30, 32 and 34 weeks in twin pregnancy is about 4%, 8% and 16%, respectively. In general, the frequency of preterm labor with twins is 6 times higher than in singleton pregnancie...

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2377-9004/1410090

The Use of Advanced Reproductive Technologies while Breastfeeding: A Role for in Vitro Maturation

Catherine S Rose and Bruce I Rose

Article Type: Case Report | First Published: July 01, 2016

Breastfeeding provides significant health benefits for both the mother and child. There is a decreased risk of ovarian and breast cancer, the development of diabetes, and myocardial infarction for women who breastfed their child. The risk decreases even more significantly if the mother is exclusively breastfeeding without supplementation of formula and the longer the mom and baby choose to breastfeed. For the child, breastfeeding decreases the risk of childhood leukemia, childhood obesity, asthm...

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