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To investigate risk factors and pregnancy outcome of patients with placenta previa. A population-based study comparing all singleton pregnancies of women with and without placenta previa was conducted. Stratified analysis using multiple logistic regression models was performed to control for confounders. During the study period, there were 185,476(More)
OBJECTIVE To investigate whether a diagnosis of gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) is a risk factor for subsequent long-term cardiovascular morbidity. DESIGN A population-based study. SETTING Soroka University Medical Center, a tertiary centre in the southern region of Israel. PATIENTS A cohort of women with and without a diagnosis of GDM who(More)
OBJECTIVE To investigate whether severe and recurrent pre-eclampsia increase the risk for long-term maternal atherosclerotic disease. STUDY DESIGN A population-based study compared the incidence of long-term atherosclerotic morbidity in a cohort of women who delivered in the years 1988-2012. The exposure variable was pre-eclampsia. Mean follow-up duration(More)
CONTEXT Gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) was found to be an independent risk factor for recurrent long-term type 2 diabetes mellitus, cardiovascular morbidity, and vascular endothelial dysfunction. However, data on the link between GDM and future risk for long-term maternal renal disease are limited. OBJECTIVE The purpose of this study was to(More)
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the impact of local lidocaine incision-site injection in patients undergoing cesarean deliveries (CD), on post operative pain and analgesic requirements. STUDY DESIGN In this prospective, double-blinded, placebo-controlled study, patients undergoing elective CD were randomly assigned to receive 1% lidocaine solution or placebo to the(More)
OBJECTIVE The purpose of this study was to investigate whether a history of preterm delivery (PTD) poses a risk for subsequent maternal long-term cardiovascular morbidity. STUDY DESIGN A population-based study compared the incidence of cardiovascular morbidity in a cohort of women who delivered preterm (<37 weeks' gestation) and those who gave birth at(More)
We report 2 cases of a rare sonographic appearance of duodenal atresia. The first was associated with severe hydramnios and a small, centrally located stomach. After birth due to recurrent pneumonia, bronchoscopy revealed a type 4 laryngotracheoesophageal cleft. The second case had an enlarged stomach without dilatation of the duodenum or hydramnios. After(More)
BACKGROUND To investigate the risk for subsequent cardiovascular events in women having placental abruption during a follow-up period of more than 10 years. METHODS A population-based study of the incidence of cardiovascular events in women who had placental abruption with women without placental abruption during 1988-99 and with follow-up until 2010.(More)
OBJECTIVE To investigate risk factors and pregnancy outcome of patients with placental abruption. METHODS A population-based study comparing all pregnancies of women with and without placental abruption was conducted. Stratified analysis using multiple logistic regression models was performed to control for confounders. RESULTS During the study period(More)