Latest Nuchal cord Stories

2011-06-20 23:54:12

A new study published in the international Nordic journal Acta Obstetricia et Gynecologica Scandinavica (AOGS) reveals that inducing labor in the weeks around term, or from week 39 to week 41, is not connected with higher rates of cesarean section compared with waiting for a later spontaneous or induced labor.

2010-05-14 13:27:28

Strength of association between umbilical cord pH and perinatal and long term outcomes: systematic review and meta-analysis.

2010-01-20 13:51:59

Current evidence suggests that using Doppler ultrasound in high-risk pregnancies to monitor a fetus' health may reduce caesarean sections and the number of babies who die, according to a new Cochrane Systematic Review.

2009-01-12 09:44:22

Research shows that repeat elective cesarean delivery performed before 39 weeks of gestation can have adverse effects on a baby's fetal lung development.

2007-03-18 03:00:13

By Tsirka, Aspasia; Korkontzelos, Ioannis; Diamantopoulos, Pantelis; Tsirkas, Panagiotis; Stefos, Theodoros Anterior abdominal wall defects expressed as three basic types (omphalocele, gastroschisis and body stalk complex) are in general diagnosed during the second trimester of pregnancy [1].

2007-03-18 03:00:12

By Raspollini, Maria Rosaria; Oliva, Esther; Roberts, Drucilla J Abstract The purpose of this article is to review the histopathologic findings in the placenta of women with a known thrombophilic mutation.

2006-08-10 16:02:17

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - To reduce the risk of illness and death, twins should be delivered before 40 weeks of gestation, but there is no added benefit in delivering them by 38 weeks of gestation, new research suggests.

Word of the Day
  • Growing in low tufty patches.
The word 'cespitose' comes from a Latin word meaning 'turf'.