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The aims of this study were to determine the prevalence of work-related musculoskeletal disorders amongst practitioners of obstetric and gynaecology ultrasound worldwide, and to establish relevant aetiological factors. A questionnaire survey was conducted amongst the participants at the 2010 ISUOG world congress held in Prague, Czech Republic. All pain(More)
Growing teratoma syndrome is an increase of tumor size containing only a mature teratoma component, during or after chemotherapy for germ cell tumors. Mature teratomatous elements are chemoresistant and have to be resected surgically. We describe three patients with malignant immature teratoma treated with chemotherapy and surgical resection. All three had(More)
BACKGROUND Preterm preeclampsia is an important cause of maternal and perinatal death and complications. It is uncertain whether the intake of low-dose aspirin during pregnancy reduces the risk of preterm preeclampsia. METHODS In this multicenter, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial, we randomly assigned 1776 women with singleton pregnancies who were(More)
BACKGROUND Non-Hodgkin lymphoma usually presents with lymphadenopathy, fever, night sweats, and weight loss. Postmenopausal vaginal bleeding is a cardinal symptom of carcinoma of the endometrium or cervix but not one of non-Hodgkin lymphoma. Clinical awareness of this unusual mode of presentation is important. CASE We report a case of non-Hodgkin lymphoma(More)
associated with higher maternal co-morbidities and obstetric complication rates, the 2013 Scientific Impact paper raised the question of whether clinicians should offer routine induction of labour between 39 and 40 weeks gestation to older mothers. The paper also cited that epidemiological studies indicate older mothers >40 years had a late stillbirth risk(More)
A 28-year-old primigravid woman presented with swelling of her fingers and headache at 32 weeks’ gestation. Her blood pressure was 160/90 mmHg without any proteinuria. Her pregnancy had been uncomplicated prior to that and her booking blood pressure (BP) was 120/70 mmHg. Her serum urate and alanine transaminase (ALT) were normal with a marginally low(More)
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