Igor Michalec

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OBJECTIVE To draw a comparison between spontaneous vaginal delivery and vacuum-assisted vaginal delivery in relation to the incidence and the type of levator ani avulsion in primiparas. DESIGN Retrospective observational study. SETTIMG: Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University Hospital of Ostrava. METHODOLOGY In the study, the primiparas who(More)
BACKGROUND Preterm prelabor rupture of membranes is frequently complicated/accompanied by infection and inflammation in the amniotic cavity. A point-of-care determination of amniotic fluid interleukin-6 has been shown to be a potentially clinically useful approach to assess inflammatory status of the amniotic cavity. Amniocentesis in preterm prelabor(More)
BACKGROUND The study aimed at finding a laboratory approach to detect endothelial damage in normal pregnancy as well as in pregnancy complicated by preeclampsia using selected markers of endothelial activation. MATERIALS A total of 403 healthy pregnant women without a history of deep vein thrombosis and/or hypertension were prospectively studied. From all(More)
OBJECTIVE To analyze the course and delivery outcomes of pregnancies complicated by HELLP syndrom and compare them to previously published data. DESIGN Retrospective cohort study. SUBJECT AND METHOD We analyzed pregnancy outcomes of 34 pregnancies complicated by HELLP syndrom of women who delivered at our hospital between years 2004 and 2009. SETTING(More)
OBJECTIVES To compare the effectivity and safety of second-trimester abortion induced by two different types of prostaglandins. TYPE OF STUDY Retrospective study. SETTING Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University Hospital Ostrava and Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University Hospital Olomouc. METHODS Retrospective analysis of 128(More)
OBJECTIVE To summarize available data concerning vacuumextraction and it's use in the Czech Republic. DESIGN Review article. METHODS Compilation of published data from scientific literature. CONCLUSION The rate of vacuumextraction use in the Czech Republic is one of the lowest in the world. Forceps is usually the preferred technique. The use of(More)
UNLABELLED This article is meant to be a complement to the new statement "Assisted vaginal delivery" of the Section of perinatal and fetomaternal medicine (SPFM) of the Czech Society of Gynecology and Obstetrics ČLS JEP, which is also published in this issue of Czech gynecology. The new statement has been formed as a synthesis of two previous separate(More)
OBJECTIVE We compared the incidence and type of levator ani avulsion diagnosed by translabial ultrasound evaluation in primiparous women six months after vacuum-assisted or spontaneous vaginal delivery. MATERIAL AND METHODS This retrospective observational study was performed between January 2011 and December 2013. Primiparous women six months after(More)
The aim of the study is to describe a case report of Lyell syndrome (toxic epidermal necrolysis) involving 63% of body surface which has been associated with antibiotic therapy of mild peurperal endometritis in woman 3 weeks postpartum. Lyell syndrome is a severe life-threatening condition developing due to idiosyncrazy (alergic reaction type IV), most(More)
OBJECTIVE The evaluation of the risk and protective factors for pelvic floor trauma in relation to vaginal delivery. DESIGN Review. SETTING Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University Hospital of Ostrava. METHODOLOGY AND RESULTS The aim was to provide a comprehensive survey of studies focused on risk factors for pelvic floor trauma following(More)
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