Collection Details : Maternal-Fetal Medicine

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Infectious Diseases and Sexual Transmitted Diseases

  • Creator:   Maternal-Fetal Medicine
  • Updated:   5/19/2022
  • Contains:  17 items

CSOG MFM Committee Guideline: Management of Hepatitis B During Pregnancy and Prevention of Mother-to-Child Transmission of Hepatitis B Virus (2020)

Zhou, Yi-Hua; Hu, Yali; Liu, Xinghui; More

Maternal-Fetal Medicine. 3(1):7-17, January 2021.

Highlight: The 2020 Guideline: management of Hepatitis B during pregnancy and prevention of mother-to-child transmission of Hepatitis B virus

Human Coronavirus Infections and Pregnancy

Fan, Shangrong; Yan, Shaomei; Liu, Xiaoping; More

Maternal-Fetal Medicine. 3(1):53-65, January 2021.

Highlight: This review highlights the advances in pathogenesis, maternal-fetal outcome, maternal-fetal transmission, diagnosis and treatment in HCoV including severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus, Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus, and coronavirus disease 2019 in pregnancy.

Viral Infections During Pregnancy: The Big Challenge Threatening Maternal and Fetal Health

Yu, Wenzhe; Hu, Xiaoqian; Cao, Bin

Maternal-Fetal Medicine. 4(1):72-86, January 2022.

Highlight: This review summarize diverse aspects of the major viral infections relevant to pregnancy, including the characteristics of pathogenesis, related maternal-fetal complications, and the underlying molecular and cellular mechanisms of vertical transmission; and highlight the fundamental signatures of complex placental defense mechanisms, which will prepare us to fight the next emerging and re-emerging infectious disease in the pregnancy population.

Second and Third Trimester Fetal Death in the Setting of COVID-19: A California 2020 Case Series

Plotzker, Rosalyn E.; Sowunmi, Similoluwa; Eckert, Valorie; More

Maternal-Fetal Medicine. 4(2):127-129, April 2022.

Highlight: This case series uses public health surveillance, placental pathology, fetal autopsy, and a coroner report to characterize second- and third-trimester fetal deaths (FDs) in the setting of prenatal COVID-19.

Prevention of Perinatal Group B Streptococcus Infections

Fan, Shang-Rong; Tasneem, Umber; Liu, Xiao-Ping; More

Maternal-Fetal Medicine. 2(2):100-109, April 2020.

Highlight: This article aims to review the current GBS EOD burden in newborn infants, prevalence of maternal GBS colonization, antenatal screening for GBS, intrapartum antibiotic prophylaxis and the up-to-date knowledge.

New Concept and Management for Sepsis in Pregnancy and the Puerperium

Fan, Shang-Rong; Liu, Ping; Yan, Shao-Mei; More

Maternal-Fetal Medicine. 2(4):231-239, October 2020.

Highlight: To discuss the new definitions regarding sepsis and recommended diagnosis and management strategies of sepsis adapted to pregnant and postpartum women.

Challenges for Obstetricians and the Countermeasures of COVID-19 Epidemic

Zhao, Yin; Zou, Li; Dong, Ming-Hui; More

Maternal-Fetal Medicine. 2(2):68-71, April 2020.

Highlight: To share a case and provide some suggestions on how to screen, diagnose and treat pregnant women with 2019 coronavirus disease infection during the outbreak.

Follow-up Study on the Outcomes of Recovered Pregnant Women with a History of COVID-19 in the First and Second Trimesters: A Case Series from China

Zhao, Yin; Huang, Bangxing; Ma, Hui; More

Maternal-Fetal Medicine. 3(1):24-32, January 2021.

Highlight: To determine the pregnancy and neonatal outcomes of women who recovered from coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) that developed in early pregnancy

Application of the Modified Early Obstetric Warning System in Three Patients with Obstetric Sepsis Through a Telemedicine System

Escobar-Vidarte, María Fernanda; Suso, Juan Pablo; Echavarría, María Paula; More

Maternal-Fetal Medicine. 2(2):110-114, April 2020.

Highlight: To present cases of obstetric patients with clinical suspicion of sepsis initially admitted to a second level hospital assessed through telemedicine from a high complexity obstetric unit applying the early detection tool for risk stratification and guidance of clinical management before the transfer to a fourth level complexity center.

Intrauterine Blood Transfusion in an HCV and HIV Co-Infected Woman

Charison, Jodie C.; Schneider, Carol E.; Poliquin, Vanessa

Maternal-Fetal Medicine. 3(1):69-70, January 2021.

Highlight: To present a case of a pregnant woman co-infected with HCV and HIV that required an intrauterine blood transfusion during pregnancy for suspected fetal anemia.

Fear is the Path to the Dark Side: Unsafe Delivery, One of the Consequences of Fear of the SARS-CoV-2 Pandemic, A Case Report

Nieto-Calvache, Albaro José; Padilla, Iván; Tabares-Blanco, Mario Fernando; More

Maternal-Fetal Medicine. 3(4):292-294, October 2021.

Highlight: A case of a patient with adequate prenatal care and an institutional delivery plan who, due to the SARS-CoV-2 pandemic, chose to have a home delivery with unsafe conditions.