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Recurrent pregnancy loss is classically defined as the occurrence of three or more consecutive pregnancy loss. The American Society of Reproductive Medicine has recently redefined recurrent pregnancy loss as two or more pregnancy losses. A pregnancy loss is defined as a clinically-recognized pregnancy means that the pregnancy has been visualized on an ultrasound or that pregnancy tissue was identified after a pregnancy loss.
Spontaneous pregnancy loss is a surprisingly common occurrence. Whereas approximately 15% of all clinically recognized pregnancies result in spontaneous loss, there are many more pregnancies that fail prior to being clinically recognized. Only 30% of all conceptions result in a live birth.
Although no reliable published data have estimated the probability of finding an etiology for recurrent pregnancy loss in a population with 2 versus 3 or more miscarriages, the best available data suggest that the risk of miscarriage in subsequent pregnancies is 30% after 2 losses, compared with 33% after 3 losses among patients without a history of a live birth. This strongly suggests a role for evaluation after just 2 losses in patients with no prior live births. An earlier evaluation may be further indicated if fetal cardiac activity was identified prior to a loss .
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Progesterone Suppositories Vaginal, Dydrogesterone Oral Tablet, doppler ultrasound
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Female inability to conceive a child. The purpose of this prospective randomized, double-blinded, double dummy, two-arm cross-over study is to investigate the difference on histological, t...
In IVF/ICSI cycles, the progesterone levels induced by ovarian stimulation are low, therefore the luteal phase is supported by progesterone. The use of progestogens in IVF is associated wi...
The purpose of this study is to determine efficacy of vaginal and oral progesterone after tocolytic therapy in threatened preterm labor
A Study to Compare if 30mg/Day of Oral Dydrogesterone is as Tolerable and Safe as 600mg/Day of Intravaginal Capsules for Luteal Support in IVF Pregnancies. This Study Will be Conducted at Several Study Sites and Neither the Patient or the Doctor Know Whic
Female inability to conceive a child. The purpose of this randomized, two-arm and double-blind study is to demonstrate that the treatment of a daily dose of 3x10mg dydrogesterone orally i...
Preterm birth (PTB) is a major challenge to perinatal health. It is defined as delivery before 37 completed gestational weeks. It accounts for 75% of perinatal deaths and more than 50% of ...
Oral dydrogesterone has been used for luteal phase support on an empirical basis since the early days of in vitro fertilization (IVF) treatment. Systematic comparisons of oral dydrogesterone with vag...
Which progesterone vaginal pessary dose regimen induces adequate secretory transformation of the endometrium, in comparison with progesterone vaginal gel and placebo?
There has not been conclusive evidence in literature on the efficacy of progestogen in the treatment of threatened miscarriage, although some studies showed benefits. In our centre, threatened miscarr...
The aim of this study was to investigate whether the classification of a previous spontaneous preterm birth (sPTB) into; i) sPTB or ii) PPROM, impacts the efficacy of cervical pessary or vaginal proge...
In this study, we aimed to investigate the direct effects of steroid hormones on pregnant myometrial contraction.
Ultrasonography applying the Doppler effect, with frequency-shifted ultrasound reflections produced by moving targets (usually red blood cells) in the bloodstream along the ultrasound axis in direct proportion to the velocity of movement of the targets, to determine both direction and velocity of blood flow. (Stedman, 25th ed)
Ultrasonography applying the Doppler effect combined with real-time imaging. The real-time image is created by rapid movement of the ultrasound beam. A powerful advantage of this technique is the ability to estimate the velocity of flow from the Doppler shift frequency.
Echocardiography applying the Doppler effect, with velocity detection combined with range discrimination. Short bursts of ultrasound are transmitted at regular intervals and the echoes are demodulated as they return.
Ultrasonography applying the Doppler effect, with velocity detection combined with range discrimination. Short bursts of ultrasound are transmitted at regular intervals and the echoes are demodulated as they return.
A synthetic progestational hormone with no androgenic or estrogenic properties. Unlike many other progestational compounds, dydrogesterone produces no increase in temperature and does not inhibit OVULATION.
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