Anne Roggensack

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OBJECTIVES To describe the etiology of vasa previa and the risk factors and associated condition, to identify the various clinical presentations of vasa previa, to describe the ultrasound tools used in its diagnosis, and to describe the management of vasa previa. OUTCOMES Reduction of perinatal mortality, short-term neonatal morbidity, long-term infant(More)
OBJECTIVE To introduce new information on the use of progesterone to prevent premature labour and to provide guidance to obstetrical caregivers who counsel women on the merits of this choice OPTIONS This discussion is limited to progesterone therapy for prevention of preterm labour (PTL) in women at increased risk of PTL. EVIDENCE A search of both(More)
Spontaneous septostomy in a monochorionic diamniotic twin pregnancy is a rare phenomenon. We present a case of monochorionic diamniotic twin pregnancy with an intact dividing membrane seen in the 1st half of the pregnancy. At 26 weeks, when she was assessed for preterm contractions, the dividing membrane was not documented, which suggested spontaneous(More)
T he transport of pregnant women at high risk for problems to a facility that can provide the required obstetric and neonatal care is recognized as an essential component of modern perinatal care. Outcomes for the newborn are improved if women are transported antenatally, especially for those preterm infants who are born at less than 30 weeks' gestation. 1(More)
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