Maria Dolores Gomez Roig

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Perinatal maternal smoking exposure (PMSE) is one of the major environmental risk factors encountered by the fetus. PMSE is usually associated with adverse pregnancy outcomes that may manifest at different stages of life. Nevertheless, fetal growth restriction is the most common smoking-induced side effect. PMSE induces changes in the maternal multiple(More)
PURPOSE OF INVESTIGATION To describe the surgical management and diagnoses of mature ovarian teratomas and ovarian strumas in the present centre. MATERIALS AND METHODS Descriptive retrospective analysis of cases of mature ovarian teratoma at the present university-associated hospital over ten years. RESULTS The mean age was 29 years and in 17 patients(More)
OBJECTIVE The aim of this study was to compare the diagnostic performance of the IOTA simple rules for classifying adnexal masses when used in two centers with different ovarian cancer prevalence. STUDY DESIGN A prospective study was performed between June 2012 and December 2013 at two different centers with different ovarian cancer prevalence. Center A(More)
BACKGROUND Evidence indicates that advanced maternal age is associated with adverse obstetric and perinatal outcomes. The purpose of this study was to evaluate pregnancy outcomes in women of advanced maternal age (≥40years). METHODS Using a prospective study design, data were collected by the Department of Obstetrics at the San Joan de Deu Hospital of(More)
BACKGROUND Prenatal heavy metals exposure has shown a negative impact on birth weight. However, their influence on different clinical forms of fetal smallness was never assessed. OBJECTIVES To investigate whether there is a differential association between heavy metals exposure and fetal smallness subclassification into intrauterine growth restriction(More)
Introduction The adaptive changes of the foetal heart in intrauterine growth restriction can persist postnatally. Data regarding its consequences for early circulatory adaptation to extrauterine life are scarce. The aim of this study was to assess cardiac morphometry and function in newborns with late-onset intrauterine growth restriction to test the(More)
AIM The purpose of this study was to determine differences in lifestyle and dietary habits between pregnant women with small for gestational age (SGA) fetuses and those appropriate for gestational age (AGA). METHODS This cross-sectional, prospective study was conducted over 14 months and included 46 mothers with SGA and 81 with AGA fetuses. Fetal growth(More)
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