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We described a fetus who is delivered at 32.weeks of gestation by elective cesarian because of the fetal anhydria and unilateral hydronephrosis.A breech coming,1950 gr, 44 cm a newborn was delivered with multiple malformations and postpartum he didn't cry and siyanosis was appeared. After first interventions the newborns respiration didn't start and(More)
Reconstruction of large skin defects of extremities necessitates wide and flat donor sites. The abdominal region, being a potential donor area, is not suitable due to its concave and relaxed structure. Aiming to create a concave and tense surface, pneumoperitoneum was performed in two selected cases with extensive skin defects of the lower extremities due(More)
The present study aims to compare anti-Mullerian hormone (AMH) with other ovarian reserve markers and to find a cut-off value of AMH for predicting ovarian response towards controlled ovarian hyperstimulation in an in vitro fertilization (IVF) program. A prospective analysis was performed in 180 patients undergoing their first IVF trial, which is being(More)
The aim of this study was to evaluate morphological and volumetric changes in the uterus during the first eight days postpartum in a sample of 229 patients using ultrasonography. Both pregnancies and postpartum were physiological in all the women examined. Fifty patients underwent cesarean section. A sectorial 3.5 MHz probe was used to measure the(More)
Anemia is defined by a decrease in hemoglobin concentration, with a consequent decrease in hematocrit. It is the most common medical disorder in pregnancy. The 2 most common causes of anemia are iron deficiency and acute blood loss at delivery [1]. Depending on the severity of the blood loss, anemic postpartum patients can be at increased risk for morbidity(More)
RATIONALE Constipation is a problem frequently encountered during pregnancy as is excessive weight gain. Treatments of common use to control constipation are endowed with some drawbacks and they are not active in controlling weight increase. A preparation of lactulose and glucomannan in previous studies proved very effective and well tolerated in patients(More)
Three study groups of pregnant CD1 albino mice were inoculated intraperitoneally with Plasmodium berghei on the 6th (Group I), 13th (Group II) and 18th (Group III) day of gestation. Two control Groups were included, one of non pregnant mice (Group IV) and the other of pregnant non inoculated mice. Group IV was inoculated in the same day of group I. All mice(More)
AIMS The study aimed to highlight any differences between the sequelae of episiorrhaphy performed using the Blair-Donatti and Guilmen-Pontonnier techniques. METHODS A total of 202 pregnant women were recruited in the Obstetrics Ward of Codogno Civic Hospital in 1994 and 1995. Subjects were randomly divided into two groups matched for socioeconomic status,(More)
Hydronephrosis is a common pathology during pregnancy and according to some authors affects between 80 and 90% of women in the third trimester. The right side is most frequently affected. Moreover, there appears to be no relation between parity and hydronephrosis or between previous infections of the urinary tract and hydronephrosis; however its presence,(More)