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The WHO Maternal Near-Miss Approach and the Maternal Severity Index Model (MSI): Tools for Assessing the Management of Severe Maternal Morbidity
Objectives To validate the WHO maternal near-miss criteria and develop a benchmark tool for severe maternal morbidity assessments. Methods In a multicenter cross-sectional study implemented in 27Expand
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Effect of pelvic floor muscle training on labour and newborn outcomes: a randomized controlled trial.
BACKGROUND The use of the pelvic floor muscle training for urinary incontinence treatment is well established but little is known about its effects in labor and newborn outcomes. OBJECTIVES ToExpand
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Visceral leishmaniasis (kala-azar) and pregnancy.
OBJECTIVE: The aim of the present review was to close the gap in the approach to pregnant women with visceral leishmaniasis (kala-azar) by providing up-to-date information to obstetricians aboutExpand
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HLA-G polymorphisms in women with squamous intraepithelial lesions harboring human papillomavirus
Human papillomavirus (HPV) infection is etiologically associated with low- (LSIL) and high-grade squamous intraepithelial lesions (HSIL) and with cervical cancer. The progression or regression of theExpand
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Antiretroviral therapy during pregnancy and early neonatal life: consequences for HIV-exposed, uninfected children.
Women have emerged as the fastest growing human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infected population worldwide, mainly because of the increasing occurrence of heterosexual transmission. Most infectedExpand
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Perineal trauma after vaginal delivery in healthy pregnant women.
CONTEXT AND OBJECTIVE Despite all the medical care provided during delivery labor, perineal injury is still prevalent and may lead to diverse pelvic floor disorders. The aim here was to investigateExpand
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[Urinary tract infection in pregnancy].
Several factors cause urinary tract infection (UTI) to be a relevant complication of the gestational period, aggravating both the maternal and perinatal prognosis. For many years, pregnancy has beenExpand
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Infecção urinária na gravidez: análise dos métodos para diagnóstico e do tratamento
Purpose: to assess the diagnostic and therapeutic aspects and the complications of symptomatic urinary tract infections (UTI) during pregnancy of patients who were hospitalized. Methods: a total ofExpand
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Effect of Antiretroviral Therapy Including Lopinavir/Ritonavir or Efavirenz on Etonogestrel-Releasing Implant Pharmacokinetics in HIV-Positive Women
Objective:Data on the interaction between the etonogestrel (ENG) implant and antiretroviral therapy are lacking. We evaluated the effect of 2 highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART) regimens (1Expand
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Transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation (TENS) reduces pain and postpones the need for pharmacological analgesia during labour: a randomised trial.
QUESTIONS In the active phase of the first stage of labour, does transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation (TENS) relieve pain or change its location? Does TENS delay the request for neuraxialExpand
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