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OBJECTIVE To evaluate the detection of pregnancy hypertensive disorders by integrating maternal history, serum biomarkers and uterine artery Doppler in the first trimester. METHODS We prospectively recruited 2118 women that underwent an 11-13 weeks aneuploidy screening. We gathered information on maternal history, uterine artery Doppler and serum(More)
AIM Aim of the present study was to quantify the intensity of vulvovaginal symptoms before and after treatment with high molecular weight hyaluronic acid (HA), to test the tolerability and safety of the product, to evaluate the effect on the quality of life and the compliance to the treatment. METHODS This was a double-blind randomized placebo-controlled(More)
OBJECTIVE To understand if ultrasound biometric evaluation at 30-32 weeks of gestation is a valuable screening tool for the detection of small-for-gestational-age (SGA) and large-for-gestational-age (LGA) infants at birth in a low risk population. STUDY DESIGN We enrolled 1848 pregnant women with singleton pregnancy undergoing routine fetal biometry. We(More)
PURPOSE To report a case of Essure microinsert abdominal migration and literature review. METHODS A 41-year-old woman was counseled to undergo Essure sterilization. The procedure was hampered by the presence of endometrial cavity adhesions, obscuring left tubal ostium. By using microscissors the adhesions were progressively lysed. Since the procedure had(More)
The main sequelae of endometriosis are represented by infertility and chronic pelvic pain. Chronic pelvic pain causes disability and distress with a very high economic impact. In the last decades, an impressive amount of pharmacological agents have been tested for the treatment of endometriosis-associated pelvic pain. However, only a few of these have been(More)
BACKGROUND Cervical pregnancy (CP) is a life-threatening condition that represents less than one percent of all ectopic pregnancies. Transvaginal sonography (TVS) is the gold standard for an accurate diagnosis. For hemodinamically stable women the available treatments involve a medical therapy, alone or in combination with interventional measures(More)
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