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Hyperemesis gravidarum: a current review.
Review of the literature supports that hyperemesis gravidarum is a multifactorial disease in which pregnancy-induced hormonal changes associated with concurrent gastrointestinal dysmotility and possible Helicobacter pylori infection function as contributing factors.
Hyperemesis Gravidarum: A Review of Recent Literature
Hyperemesis gravidarum carries a significant burden on maternal health and US health care and meta-analyses of further research studies regarding pathogenesis as well as therapeutic options are likely to benefit.
Celiac Disease: Fertility and Pregnancy
It appears that improvement of celiac disease, as reflected by restoration of small bowel mucosa associated with implementation of a gluten-free diet, may decrease miscarriage rates, improve fetal nutritional support and overall perinatal outcome.
Gaucher Disease in the Neonate: A Distinct Gaucher Phenotype Is Analogous to a Mouse Model Created by Targeted Disruption of the Glucocerebrosidase Gene
This transgenetic mouse model of Gaucher disease has helped to appreciate a distinct Gaucher phenotype, and potentially, as this technology is applied to create other animal models of metabolic diseases, it may enable the recognition of other, as yet unappreciated presentations of inherited disorders.
The Preterm Labor Syndrome
The evidence is reviewed that preterm labor is a pathologic condition caused by multiple etiologies, and hence should be considered a syndrome: the Preterm Labor Syndrome.
Angiogenesis during implantation, and placental and early embryonic development.
A review of current data pertaining to angiogenesis of pregnancy, with specific emphasis on implantation and placental and embryonic development in both normal physiology processes and various pathological conditions is presented.
Pseudomyxoma Peritonei: A Review of Current Literature
A MEDLINE search of the English-language literature from 1966 to June 2000 was performed, utilizing the key words pseudomyxoma peritonei to suggest the appendix as the organ of primary origin of this disease.