Severe Acute Respiratory Infection with Influenza A (H1N1) During Pregnancy (Scientific Letters) (Report)

Severe Acute Respiratory Infection with Influenza A (H1N1) During Pregnancy (Scientific Letters) (Report)

To the Editor: Pregnant women are at high risk of severe acute respiratory infection if infected with the influenza A (H1N1) virus. On 14 August 2009 the first complicated H1N1 obstetric patient was admitted to the obstetric critical care unit (OCCU) at Tygerberg Hospital with respiratory distress. The clinical picture was that of bronchopneumonia, and […]

Sleep Disordered Breathing in Women of Childbearing Age & During Pregnancy (Report)

Sleep Disordered Breathing in Women of Childbearing Age & During Pregnancy (Report)

Sleep apnoea is a prevalent, yet often unrecognized condition that may have major adverse consequences for women in their childbearing years. By far the most common form of sleep apnoea is obstructive sleep apnoea (OSA), where repeated dynamic collapse of the upper airway during sleep leads to frequent, intermittent cessation of airflow despite ongoing respiratory […]

Medical Management of Pregnancy Complicated by Diabetes

Medical Management of Pregnancy Complicated by Diabetes

Pregnancy complicated by preexisting diabetes can be managed through expert protocols and patient partnerships. Based on the new American Diabetes Association recommendations, this revised edition widely expands on the fourth edition. Topics include: pre-pregnancy counseling, contraception, psychological impact, morning sickness, nutritional management, insulin, diagnostic testing and surveillance, gestational diabetes, neonatal care of infants, and postpartum […]

Primary Ovarian Ectopic Pregnancy (Clinical Report)

Primary Ovarian Ectopic Pregnancy (Clinical Report)

Byline: Senol Senturk and Mustafa Kara E-mail: [email protected] Almost 1-2% of the all pregnancies implants in the ectopic localization. The incidence of primary ovarian pregnancy is reported to be one in 7000 to 40000 pregnancies. We aimed to evaluate the diagnosis and treatment of this rare condition. A 32 years-old Caucasian woman, gravida 2, parity […]