The 5th IVI International Congress: Reproductive Medicine and Beyond by ComtecMed 04-Apr-13 to 06-Apr-13 Seville , SPAIN (GYN - Contraception & Reproductive Health)
2013 AIUM Annual Convention by American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine 06-Apr-13 to 10-Apr-13 New York (New York Marriott Marquis Hotel) , NY USA (CME - Medical Education)
Manejo clínico y terapéutico de la esterilidad. Segundo curso online by Fundacio Dexeus Salud de la Mujer 09-Apr-13 to 31-May-13 online , SPAIN(gynecology)
Pediatric Nursing: Care of the Hospitalized Child by Continuing Education Inc. 10-Apr-13 to 13-Apr-13 Anaheim (Hyatt Regency Orange County) , CA USA (CME - Obstetrics, Gynecology & Women's Health)
Medicina fetal Curso-Taller. Curso de Nivel I y II de la SESEGO by Fundacio Dexeus Salud de la Mujer 15-Apr-13 to 17-Apr-13 Barcelona (Auditorio Salud de la Mujer Dexeus) , SPAIN (OB - Maternal Fetal Medicine)
Female Urology & Urogynecology Symposium (FUUS) by Quadrant HealthCom, Inc 18-Apr-13 to 20-Apr-13 Las Vegas (ARIA) , NV USA (CME - Obstetrics, Gynecology & Women's Health)
Female Urology and Urogynecology Symposium (FUUS) 2013 by Quadrant HealthCom, Inc 18-Apr-13 to 20-Apr-13 Las Vegas (ARIA) , NV USA (CME - Obstetrics, Gynecology & Women's Health)
Like many of my patients, my life revolves around information. Personally, I use the same technology as most of you to keep track of obligations and loved ones. Professionally, the Houston Fertility Center team uses technology and constant communication to manage our patients' treatment plans.
Here's a situation that illustrates how fantastic medical advances don't always translate to patients benefiting in the clinic. For that to happen, the science needs to be carried along a pipeline of practitioner communication, all the way to the patient.
I know what you're thinking: How can an issue like infertility teach us about customizing healthcare? And how can the assisted reproduction field help raise standards in women's healthcare? But it can, and it does… or it should.
To perform a systematic review and meta-analysis of obstetric and perinatal complications in singleton pregnancies after the transfer of frozen thawed and fresh embryos generated through IVF.|Systematic review.|Observational studies, comparing obstetric and perinatal outcomes in singleton pregnancies subsequent to frozen thawed ET versus fresh embryo transfer, were included from Medline, EMBASE, Cochrane Central Register of Clinical Trials, DARE, and CINAHL (1984-2012).|Women undergoing IVF/intracytoplasmic sperm injection (ICSI).|Two independent reviewers extracted data and assessed the methodological quality of the relevant studies using critical appraisal skills program scoring. Risk ratios and risk differences were calculated in Rev Man 5.1. Subgroup analysis was performed on matched cohort studies.|Antepartum hemorrhage, very preterm birth, preterm birth, small for gestational age, low birth weight, very low birth weight, cesarean section, congenital anomalies, perinatal mortality
All in vitrofertilization (IVF) programs and clinics should have a plan to protect fresh and cryopreserved human tissue (embryos, oocytes, sperm) and to provide for continuation of patient care in the event of an emergency or natural disaster. This document was reviewed and affirmed by the Practice Committee in 2011.
The Ethics Committee recommends development of evidence-based policies that are patient-centered for each in vitrofertilization (IVF) center. In most cases, the provision of futile therapies is not ethically justiable. For those treatments with very poor success rates, clinicians must be vigilant in their presentation of risks, benets, and alternatives. This document was reviewed in January 2012. This version replaces the previous version of this document, published in 2009.
To conduct a meta-analysis of studies assessing the effect of IVF and intracytoplasmic sperm injection (ICSI) on birth defects.|Meta-analysis.|Centers for reproductive care.|Patients treated by IVF and/or ICSI.|We identified all studies published by September 2011 with data related to birth defects in children conceived by IVF and/or ICSI compared with spontaneously conceived children, or birth defects in the children conceived by IVF compared with those by ICSI. Risk ratios from individual studies were pooled with the fixed and random effect models.|Risk of birth defects in children conceived by IVF and/or ICSI.|Of 925 studies reviewed for eligibility, 802 were excluded after screening titles and abstracts, 67 were excluded for duplicated data, data unavailable, or inappropriate control group, 56 were included in the final analysis. Among the 56 studies, 46 studies had data on birth defects in children conceived by IVF and/or ICSI (124,468) compared with spontaneously conceived
The objective of this article was to conduct a systematic review with meta-analysis of the trials of acupuncture during in vitrofertilization (IVF) or intracytoplasmic sperm injection (ICSI) treatment on the outcomes of clinical pregnancy, biochemical pregnancy, ongoing pregnancy, implantation rate, live birth, and miscarriage.|The search was conducted by using MEDLINE(), SCISEARCH, the Cochrane Menstrual Disorders and Subfertility Group trials register, AMED, Cumulative Index to Nursing and Allied Health Literature, EMBASE, Wanfang Database, China Academic Journal Electronic full text Database in China National Knowledge Infrastructure, Index to Chinese Periodical Literature, ISI Proceedings for conference abstracts, and ISRCTN Register and Meta-register for randomized controlled trials.|Study selection, quality appraisal, and data extraction were performed independently and in duplicate. The measures of treatment effect were the pooled relative risks (RR) of achieving clinical
Multi-Center, Randomized, Open-Label, Parallel Group Study of a Vaginal Micronized Progesterone Tablet ( Endometrin) Compared to Crinone 8 Vaginal Gel in Female Patients Undergoing In-VitroFertilization ( IVF).
Full Text View. Sibling Oocyte Study of Medium for In VitroFertilization/Intracytoplasmic Sperm Injection ( IVF/ICSI) With no Human Serum Albumine. ... In VitroFertilization. Infertility. Other: Medium with no human serum albumine added.
of in vitrofertilization ( IVF), to provide guidelines on the number of embryos to transfer in IVF-embryo transfer ( ET) in order to optimize healthy live births and minimize multiple pregnancies. ... Search terms included embryo transfer ( ET),
in the laboratory ( i.e., in vitrofertilization and related procedures). ... ART procedures include those infertility treatments in which both eggs and sperm are handled in the laboratory for the purpose of establishing a pregnancy ( i.e., in vitro
Morcellation of the Uterus is an oncologically flawed and dangerous practice. It is incredible that the gynecological community is accepting the practice as safe. For example, the incidence of occult leiomyosarcoma is 1/400 in women who undergo hysterectomy for presumed benign fibroid disease. Morcellation leads to conversion of an early stage, contained and potentially curable uterine cancers to a deadly stage 4 cancer; that is, sarcomatosis or carcinomatosis. Morcellation is virtually never part of the informed consent process. And even if it was, the incidence of occult uterine malignancy makes it a disastrous and unethical technique. Please refer to the following link to a petition to place an immediate moratorium on this terrible practice. It is your ethical responsibility to explore this issue and help stop it: https://www.change.o...ve-hysterectomy
Has anyone tried FetalGrowth app (App Store for iPhone/iPad) ? I'm interested in using a simple and handy tool to calculate fetal percentiles, and I came across this app, which seems it does the job (plots growth charts, as well). I haven't seen anything else, besides this app, so I was wondering if there are people who have already tried it.
’Scientists have somehow missed definitions of gender in human beings,” states Dr. Makarand Fulzele. Insights gained from years of practice as surgeon makes him wonder if indeed we have overlooked facts staring in our face. Nature has a tendency to hide many secrets but at the same time it provides enough clues to unravel its mysteries. Dr. Fulzele picks up loose threads from life to stitch together the theory that man is an extension of woman in his new book, “Man Is the Extension of Woman: Know the Ultimate Truth about Yourself” (published by iUniverse). Dr. Fulzele’s book explores similarities between men and women against the backdrop of their genetic differences, physical variations, and emotional and intellectual dissimilarities. Dr. Fulzele who is a successful surgeon further explains in his book: The main hypothesis I discuss in this book is that, if a woman lives long enough she will be converted into a man physically. A similar thing can also be stated about man. It is wrong to categorize humankind into two genders as it implicates that they are extremely dissimilar and physically opposite to each other. I try to prove that man and woman are just two different stages of one developmental process. And physically they are very similar. The ideas presented may sound unconventional but Dr. Fulzele implores readers to consider his point of view with an open mind. “Your world will not change if you do not agree with me. But if you agree with me, how does it change your world? If more people agree with you and me, how does it change our world? The possibilities are limitless.” About the Author Dr. Makarand Fulzele is a successful surgeon and medical superintendent of a government hospital in Mumbai. He enjoys tapping into hidden and mysterious regions of the human mind, where many strange thoughts occur and get ignored. He is also the author of “Rainbow,” a book similarly dedicated to the spirit of light.
Nasal Surgery is the most common approach of open rhinoplasty. It is performed through incisions on the inside of the nose, as well as a single 4 or 5 mm external incision on the undersurface of the narrow area between the two nostrils. It is a reliable procedure that can dramatically improve the appearance and balance of your face.To know more..
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Many thanks for your interest in the FetalGrowth app, it was a surprise for us to see the post Carlos has started, and those many follow-ups ! We would like to make some comments regarding our app:
Why Fetalgrowth app, in the first place? Most ultrasound equipments that compute fetal weight percentiles and most charts and calculators available on the internet rely on basic statistical models and have quite limited accuracy. This is fine for example in normal pregnancies where say, one chart gives you a figure of 40% ptile while another gives you, 60%. You 'll know you are dealing with a more or less normal fetal weight. But what happens when one calculator gives you 5% and another 25%? You will surely want to rely on a tool as accurate as possible to be certain you deal with a Small for Gestational Age case or not. In such cases Fetalgrowth will be of much help as it is an accurate tool using fully customized statistical models (you will need to input more info but calculation will be more reliable).
Customization is provided for several countries such as Spain, Sweden, Netherlands, Ireland, UK, USA, Australia, etc. If interested to include a model of your country and may provide us with pregnancies statistics for that country, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Just to make sure, we will detail a bit what is actually required to add a model for a new country. We need some data (nation-wide statistics) regarding pregnancies in that country. Namely, we need a list of singleton pregnancies and twins pregnancies with the following data (this is the minimum information required):
- Mother's age - Maternal Ethnicity - Maternal Parity - Maternal Height - Maternal Weight at booking - Gestation (weeks,days) - Baby's weight at birth - Fetus Gender
We need to know if the mother suffered certain conditions that could have affected fetal development and if the pregnancy was normal or not.
A minimum of 1000 singleton cases and at least 200 twins cases would be needed to design the statistial model of birthweight and based on this model implement the calculator and growth charts.
It must not have come as a surprise to professional billers and coders that the complexities around OBGYN are beginning to take a toll on OBGYN care providers’ finances. Understanding the complexities of OBGYN, any expert will admit, is not easy as there are various rules as well as exceptions together with multiple codes for a range of medical billing services and phases involved in OBGYN. http://www.medicalbi...x?ArticleId=429
CC is a 31 year old primigravida who was referred for ultrasound at a community hospital due to suspected cardiac anomalies noted on a screening sonogram at her doctor's office. Due to concern about a probable cardiac abnormality an amniocentesis was performed at the local hospital.
Single umbilical artery color doppler, transverse scan of urinary bladder shows single umbilical artery (left), transverse section of umbilical cord showing only two vessels: one vein and one artery (right).
How Physicians Can Manage Unexpected Free Time Jennifer Frank, MD, October 22, 2013 Whether you have an unexpected patient no-show, or two hours before bed, figuring out how to spend spurts of free time can be a work-life balance stressor.