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Pre-eclampsia and Eclampsia

Pre-eclampsia and eclampsia are different stages of the same condition. Pre-eclampsia can result in eclampsia at any time. Eclampsia is immediately life-threatening and often symptomatic.   Pre-eclampsia is a condition characterised by increased blood pressure, proteinuria and often oedema during pregnancy. It is typically asymptomatic, and occurs after 20 weeks, although it rarely presents before 32 weeks – but when it does, it is associated with a worse prognosis.  
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Dystocia

This means difficulty during labour. It occurs in about 1% of deliveries. Breech presentation can cause dystocia.   Aetiology Diabetes mellitus Fetal macrosomia -  - often caused by maternal diabetes Maternal obesity  
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Ectopic Pregnancy

 Definition Implantation of conceptious outside uterine cavity When Women in reproductive age present with pelvic pain and positive pregnancy test à Ectopic pregnancy until proven otherwise   Incidence 20:1000 pregnancies Increasing from 11:1000 pregnancies  
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Retroverted Uterus

The normal position of the uterus is anteverted. In this position, the uterus is concave on the side of the bladder, and bends round to sit just above and behind the bladder.   In a retroverted uterus, the uterus instead bends ‘backwards’ so that the concave side is posterior. About 20-30% of women have a retroverted uterus.   Clinical features  
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Chromosomal Abnormalities

Chromosomal Abnormalities Chromosomal abnormalities are a very common cause of spontaneous miscarriage. Most commonly a child with a chromosomal abnormality will not survive to birth. However, there are many cases where the child will survive, although often they have severe disability in life. The normal rate of miscarriage in the general population is 15%. Miscarriage does not become statistically significant unless one particular woman has >3 instances.  
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Normal Uterine Contractions During Delivery with Fetal Monitoring Strip

Labor and Delivery - Normal Uterine Contractions with Fetal Monitoring Strip. Depicts a relaxed uterus and dilated cervix followed by a contracted uterus. The third image shows a relaxed uterus. The fourth image shows the uterus contracting, and squeezing the baby toward the birth canal. The fifth and sixth illustrations picture a fetal monitor and its printout, graph with contractions and recovery periods.  
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Volume 3, Chapter 58. Fetal Circulation

Julian T. Parer, MD, PhD Professor, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences, University of California, San Francisco, School of Medicine; Associate Staff, Cardiovascular Research Institute, San Francisco, California (Vol 3, Chap 58)  
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Development of Male vs. Female Genitalia (USMLE Tutorial)

http://www.usmlesuccess.net A look at the way by which males and females develop their genitalia while in utero - very high-yield USMLE material. Grab your F...  
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In brief

Doctor denies charge of female genital mutilation: The first doctor in the United Kingdom to be charged with female genital mutilation will plead not guilty when he appears at Southwark Crown Court on 2 May, lawyers have said. Dhanuson Dharmasena, a registrar in obstetrics and gynaecology at the Whittington Hospital in north London, is alleged to have repaired the genital mutilation that had previously been carried out, and Hasan Mohamed, who is not a doctor, is charged with encouraging the doctor and aiding and abetting the offence.1  
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Smoking bans are linked to reduction in preterm births and childhood asthma, says study

Rates of preterm births and paediatric hospital admissions for asthma fell by 10% within a year of smoke-free legislation taking effect, says a systematic review and meta-analysis on the issue.1  
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High caesarean section figures in Northern Ireland questioned - BBC News

Stormont's spending watchdog questions whether the high number of caesarean sections in Northern Ireland's hospitals is to save time rather than money.  
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Maternal deaths falling worldwide, says WHO - BBC News

Maternal deaths have fallen worldwide, dropping by 45% since 1990, according to new figures.  
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Instant Anatomy - Abdomen - Areas/Organs - Genital tract - Vagina - relations

Instant anatomy is a specialised web site for you to learn all about human anatomy of the body with diagrams, podcasts and revision questions  
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Instant Anatomy - Abdomen - Areas/Organs - Genital tract - Vagina - general

Instant anatomy is a specialised web site for you to learn all about human anatomy of the body with diagrams, podcasts and revision questions  
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Premature Birth: An Under-recognized Problem

http://www.einstein.yu.edu - Dr. Judy Aschner discusses the high rate of premature births in the U.S. and how being born late-preterm and early-term—previous...  
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Uterus

Uterus by Dr. Fabian  
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Ob/Gyn - Ca Endometrium

The online lecture series for medical students. On demand streaming video lectures. www.mdcrack.tv Owner: MD CRACK  
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Collecting data on female genital mutilation

Female genital mutilation is defined by the World Health Organization as “all procedures that involve partial or total removal of the external female genitalia or other injury to the female genitalia for non-medical reasons.” A horrendous form of child abuse, in its most extreme form (type 3) it involves removing the clitoris and labia and narrowing the vaginal introitus. More than 100 million women worldwide are affected.  
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Premature labour: blood test gives hope of screening - BBC News

Scientists have developed a blood test which can predict whether women having early contractions will go on to give birth too soon.  
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Surgeon who removed ovary by mistake is allowed to continue practising

A registrar who removed a healthy ovary from a pregnant woman with appendicitis instead of her appendix has been allowed to continue practising, after a Medical Practitioners Tribunal Service panel decided that he was “not a danger to the public.”  
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