Monthly Archives: March 2012

How soon should you try for a pregnancy after a miscarriage?

Women often ask how long they should wait after a miscarriage before starting to try to conceive again. In this study of ¬†over 30,000 women’s the likelihood of miscarriage was related to the time nterval between a women having a … Continue reading

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Prospective trial suggests serum progesterone can be used to select women with a pregnancy of unknown location who are at low risk of ectopic pregnancy and so need minimal follow up.

When a women has an ultrasound scan in early pregnancy, in a proportion of cases the examiner will be unable to visualise the pregnancy. This situation is classified as there being a “pregnancy of unknown location” or “PUL” for short. … Continue reading

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New criteria for the diagnosis of miscarriage published

Recently researchers at Imperial college published make a diagnosis of miscarriage the abstract form the journal ” ultrasound in obstetrics and gynecology”   Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol.¬†2011 Nov;38(5):497-502. doi: 10.1002/uog.10109. Epub 2011 Oct 13. Limitations of current definitions of miscarriage using … Continue reading

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Ultrasound in diagnosis of new and recurrent borderline ovarian tumors.

Ultrasound in diagnosis of new and recurrent borderline ovarian tumors. Fischerova D, Franchi D, Testa A, Valentin LI, Savelli L, Lissoni A, Fruscio R, Van Holsbeke C, De Jonge E, Vanhuffel S, Bourne T, Van Calster B, Amant F, Timmerman … Continue reading

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The influence of pre-pregnancy BMI and maternal weight gain in pregnancy on fetal size at 12 weeks: a cross sectional analysis.

The influence of pre-pregnancy BMI and maternal weight gain in pregnancy on fetal size at 12 weeks: a cross sectional analysis. Abdallah Y, Pexsters A, Luts J, Naji O, Guelinckx I, Devlieger R, Kirk E, Husicka R, Bottomley C, Lees … Continue reading

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Risk factors for tubal versus non-tubal ectopic pregnancies: a multicentre case series.

Risk factors for tubal versus non-tubal ectopic pregnancies: a multicentre case series. May-Miller HL, Bottomley C, Kirk E, Hayes K, Stalder C, Timmerman D, Bourne T. Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol. 2010 Oct;36(S1):7. Professor Tom BourneProfessor Tom Bourne is Adjunct Professor at … Continue reading

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