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gynecology and obstetrics

In this study, we have investigated the association between osteoporosis and estrogen receptor 1 (ER1) 397 T>C, and calcitonin receptor (CALCR) 1340 T>C polymorphisms. Genomic DNA was obtained from 104 persons (52 osteoporotic and 52 healthy controls). Genomic...

["Genetics","Gynecology and Obstetrics"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.191v1

Glioblastoma multiforme is a grade IV astrocytoma arising de novo or progressing from lower grade II and III gliomas. Currently the etiology of glioma and prediction of disease progression are unknown. Recent epidemiological studies have suggested that hormonal...

["Clinical Trials","Gynecology and Obstetrics","Neurology","Oncology","Translational Medicine"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.134v1

Involuntary movement during and after neuraxial anesthesia, such as spinal and epidural anesthesia, is rarely observed. In this report, we describe a case of myoclonus-like involuntary movement of the upper extremities in a patient undergoing a planned repeat cesarean...

["Anaesthesiology and Pain Management","Gynecology and Obstetrics","Neurology"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.101v1

Objectives. Marijuana is the most commonly used illicit drug during pregnancy. Due to high lipophilicity, cannabinoids can easily penetrate physiological barriers like the human placenta and jeopardize the developing fetus. We evaluated the impact of cannabidiol...

["Gynecology and Obstetrics","Pharmacology"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.153

Aim. There is no consensus about the normal fetal heart rate. Current international guidelines recommend for the normal fetal heart rate (FHR) baseline different ranges of 110 to 150 beats per minute (bpm) or 110 to 160 bpm. We started with a precise definition...

["Bioinformatics","Evidence Based Medicine","Gynecology and Obstetrics","Statistics"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.82

Objectives. Diabetes mellitus (DM) and hypothyroidism are each associated with increased rate of pregnancy complications. However, their combined morbidity during gestation is poorly studied. Therefore, the aims of this study were to determine the prevalence of...

["Diabetes and Endocrinology","Gynecology and Obstetrics"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.52

Background. Caesarean birth rates in North America continue to rise, in the absence of benefit for mothers and babies. One reason may be that hospitalized labouring women spend most of their labours in recumbent or semi-recumbent positions. Although hands-and-knees...

["Clinical Trials","Gynecology and Obstetrics","Nursing"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.25

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