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Published on BioPortfolio: 2018-06-19T02:41:11-0400
Current recommendations permit the ingestion of all clear fluids (water, apple juice, black coffee..) during labour. However, regarding food during labour, the recommendations vary. Britis...
The aim of the study is to assess the difference in gastric emptying using ultrasound of pregnant patients following a cup of tea with milk or a similar volume of water.
Anesthesia for emergency surgery is a situation at risk of pulmonary aspiration of gastric contents. It has been previously reported that bedside two-dimensional ultrasonography can be a u...
This study evaluates the effectiveness of ultrasound in term pregnant patients posted for elective lower segment cesarean sections and compared them with non pregnant females posted for el...
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 recurren...
Gastric cancer in pregnancy is an extremely rare entity. The incidence of gastric cancer is more in elderly patients and higher in the male population. Gastric cancer symptoms can be nausea, vomiting ...
Gastric ultrasound is emerging as a tool that can be used to assess gastric content and volume in patients with an unknown fasting history. This information can impact the choice of anesthetic techniq...
Pulmonary aspiration of gastric contents is associated with significant perioperative morbidity and mortality. Previous studies have investigated the validity, reliability, and possible clinical impac...
'Pregnancy of unknown location' is a non-diagnostic transvaginal ultrasound scan in early pregnancy. The scan may be non- diagnostic because the pregnancy is too small to identify, too difficult to id...
Proteins produced by organs of the mother or the PLACENTA during PREGNANCY. These proteins may be pregnancy-specific (present only during pregnancy) or pregnancy-associated (present during pregnancy or under other conditions such as hormone therapy or certain malignancies.)
Abnormal distention of the STOMACH due to accumulation of gastric contents that may reach 10 to 15 liters. Gastric dilatation may be the result of GASTRIC OUTLET OBSTRUCTION; ILEUS; GASTROPARESIS; or denervation.
Methods and procedures for the diagnosis of conditions related to pregnancy, labor, and the puerperium and of diseases of the female genitalia. It includes also demonstration of genital and pregnancy physiology.
Pathological processes of the female URINARY TRACT, the reproductive system (GENITALIA, FEMALE), and disorders related to PREGNANCY.
The use of ultrasound to guide minimally invasive surgical procedures such as needle ASPIRATION BIOPSY; DRAINAGE; etc. Its widest application is intravascular ultrasound imaging but it is useful also in urology and intra-abdominal conditions.