Collection Details : Maternal-Fetal Medicine

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  • Creator:   Maternal-Fetal Medicine
  • Updated:   11/2/2022
  • Contains:  15 items

CSOG MFM Committee Guideline: Clinical Management Guidelines for Acute Fatty Liver of Pregnancy in China (2021)

Li, Ping; Chen, Yaolong; Zhang, Weishe; More

Maternal-Fetal Medicine. 3(4):238-245, October 2021.

Highlight: The guideline development team identified the following nine clinical issues that clinicians were most concerned about, and developed recommendations for each of them: prenatal outpatient screening for AFLP, diagnosis, preoperative risk assessment, delivery modes and timing, anesthesia methods, perinatal complications, selecting AFLP patients for artificial liver treatment, prognostic assessment, and monitoring during treatment.

Metastatic Breast Neuroendocrine Cancer in Pregnancy: A Case of an Oncologic Emergency and a Review of Literature

De Luca, Caterina; Tosto, Valentina; Badr, Dominique A.; More

Maternal-Fetal Medicine. 2(4):248-252, October 2020.

Highlight: This article presents the case of a young patient at 28 weeks’ gestation admitted for severe diffuse back pain and neurologic deficit due to spinal cord compression at the level of C5 vertebra, and nerve root compression at the level of L5 vertebrae, which may be the first presented case of oncologic emergency during pregnancy due to a metastatic poorly differentiated breast carcinoma with neuroendocrine differentiation in the absence of a detectable primary focus of malignancy in the breast.

Catastrophic Antiphospholipid Antibody Syndrome: Clinical Presentation, Management, and Guidance for Future Pregnancy

Khangura, Raminder Kaur; Loza DO, Alexandra; Cooper, Shontreal; More

Maternal-Fetal Medicine. 1(1):53-58, July 2019.

Highlight: Diagnosis of CAPS requires a high index of suspicion. CAPS can often imitate other conditions in pregnancy such as HELLP syndrome. Recognition and prompt treatment is relevant to optimize maternal and fetal outcomes. The mainstay of treatment is steroids, IVIG, and anticoagulation.

Dubin-Johnson Syndrome in Pregnancy: Case Report and Literature Review

Ruan, Jie; Duan, Mei-Fan; Liu, Dong; More

Maternal-Fetal Medicine. 2(2):119-122, April 2020.

Highlight: This article reports a case of maternal Dubin-Johnson syndrome exacerbated by jaundice during pregnancy that nevertheless had favorable perinatal outcomes. This result is inconsistent with previous studies and, together with a review of relevant literature, suggests that Dubin-Johnson syndrome may be a benign condition in pregnancy in the presence of close monitoring and careful perinatal management.

Prenatal Phenotypical Discrepancy in Monozygotic Twins with Tuberous Sclerosis Complex

Xiong, Shiyi; Wu, Fengyu; Chen, Guangquan; More

Maternal-Fetal Medicine. 4(4):286-289, October 2022.

Highlight: A case of P-SAH during pregnancy that was successfully diagnosed with magnetic resonance angiography and resolved with conservative management.

Pulmonary Embolism in Pregnancy: Ultrasound-Assisted Catheter-Directed Thrombolytic Therapy for the Treatment of a Pulmonary Embolus—A Case Report

Baracy, Michael G. Jr; Olotu, Olumide; Marchese, Phillip; More

Maternal-Fetal Medicine. 4(3):229-232, July 2022.

Highlight: This article reports a case of a large pulmonary embolus with a saddle component that extended into the bilateral upper and lower lobes and into the secondary and tertiary pulmonary branches. The patient was successfully treated with bilateral ultrasound-assisted catheter-directed thrombolysis.

Sixty-seven Hours After Cesarean Successfully Redo Prosthetic Mitral Valve Leaflet Replacement at 29th Gestational Week: A Case Report and Literature Review

Wang, Yu-Guang; Xie, Bao-Dong; Sun, Jing-Xia

Maternal-Fetal Medicine. 2(4):253-256, October 2020.

Highlight: This article presents a case of stuck mechanical prosthetic mitral valve that underwent moderate hypothermic circulatory arrest valve replacement surgery in 67 hours after the cesarean section.

The Pregnancy Heart Team Approach for the Adult with Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy and Severe Left Ventricular Outflow Tract Obstruction

Huang, Sihong; Samuel, Bennett P.; Cordoba, Marcos; More

Maternal-Fetal Medicine. 3(1):71-74, January 2021.

Highlight: This article presents a 30-year-old woman with HCM to illustrate the benefits of multidisciplinary team management of severe left ventricular outflow tract obstruction (peak gradient >100 mmHg) for optimal maternal and fetal outcomes.

Tuberous Sclerosis Complex Secondary to the Presence of Fetal Cardiac Rhabdomyoma: A Case Report and Literature Review

Li, Hui-Fan; Wang, Dong; Li, Jun-Qi; More

Maternal-Fetal Medicine. 2(4):240-243, October 2020.

Highlight: This study retrospectively analyzed the clinical data of a neonate with TSC diagnosed with fetal cardiac rhabdomyomas and confirmed by amniocentesis prenatal diagnosis as gene testing TSC1 gene positively.

Antiphospholipid Antibody Syndrome: Pathogenesis, Diagnosis, and Management in Pregnancy

Khangura, Raminder Kaur; Cooper, Shontreal; Luo, Guo-Yang

Maternal-Fetal Medicine. 1(1):38-42, July 2019.

Highlight: This article reviews the pathogenesis, diagnosis, obstetric complications, and management in women with antiphospholipid antibody syndrome.

Perinatal Management and Outcomes of Pregnancy Following Sheehan Syndrome: A Case Report and Literature Review

Zhan, Yongchi; Xu, Tingting; Wang, Xiaodong

Maternal-Fetal Medicine. 3(3):213-220, July 2021.

Highlight: This case report is aimed to help clinical practitioners to make better decisions on the management of Sheehan syndrome or other type of hypopituitarism during pregnancy.

Pregnancy, Pancreatitis, and Hypoglycemia: Multi-modal Management in a Case with Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia-1 Syndrome

Aggarwal, Anshita; Dutta, Aditya; Bhadada, Sanjay K.; More

Maternal-Fetal Medicine. 3(3):221-224, July 2021.

Highlight: MEN-1 with pregnancy thus poses a diagnostic and therapeutic challenge and this case highlights the role of multimodal medical therapy for successful management.

Successful Antenatal Diagnosis and Management of a Rare Case of Congenital Fetal Choledochal Cyst

Lata, Indu; Mandelia, Ankur; Mandal, Kausik

Maternal-Fetal Medicine. 3(3):225-228, July 2021.

Highlight: This article report a case of antenatal diagnosis type I congenital choledochal cysts at 21 weeks, its follow up and successful postnatal management.