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....
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...
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...