» [Correspondence] Adverse pregnancy outcomes: biological essentialism versus embodied biology
28/05/22 00:00 from The Lancet
We welcome Jennifer Jardine and colleagues’ Article1 documenting the ethnic inequities in adverse pregnancy outcomes, and their recommendations for systemic changes to address these inequities. However, we strongly caution against theori...
» Association of SARS-CoV-2 Infection During Pregnancy With Maternal and Perinatal Outcomes
24/05/22 00:00 from JAMA Current Issue
This observational study assesses the association of SARS-CoV-2 infection during pregnancy with risk of adverse maternal outcomes and preterm birth among a population-level Canadian cohort.
» Pulmonary hypertension in pregnancy and its effects on the fetus
21/04/22 00:00 from Seminars in Fetal & Neonatal Medicine
Pulmonary hypertension (PH) is an important and potentially lethal diagnosis for pregnant patients. Although pregnancy is usually contraindicated in this condition and there is no standard algorithm for the treatment of pregnant patients...
» Hemodynamic management of the micropreemie: When inotropes are not enough
31/03/22 00:00 from Seminars in Fetal & Neonatal Medicine
Managing perfusion in the micropreemie is challenging and should be guided by the patho-physiology, gestational and postnatal age of the baby, perinatal history, and the persistence of fetal shunts. The assessment should incorporate beds...
» The influence of maternal levels of vitamin D and adiponectin on offspring's health
31/03/22 00:00 from Pediatrics & Neonatology
From the very beginning of life, biological events in the intrauterine environment influence the developing child, its growth, maturation and adaptation. The aim of this study was to assess the impact of maternal vitamin D and adiponecti...
25/03/22 00:00 from Seminars in Fetal & Neonatal Medicine
As the Guest Editor for the Regenerative Medicine issue for the Seminars in Fetal Neonatal Medicine, I have tried to encompass the latest concepts and progress in this area as it pertains to fetal and neonatal medicine. Towards that goal...
» Ruptured omphalocele with ischemic bowels
23/03/22 00:00 from Pediatrics & Neonatology
A term male newborn was diagnosed with omphalocele prenatally by ultrasound, revealing a bowel herniation covered with membrane (Fig. 1). Due to decreased fetal heartbeat, an emergent cesarean section was performed. Preoperative sonograp...
» Translational insights into mechanisms and preventive strategies after renal injury in neonates
07/05/21 00:00 from Seminars in Fetal & Neonatal Medicine
Adverse perinatal circumstances can cause acute kidney injury (AKI) and contribute to chronic kidney disease (CKD). Accumulating evidence indicate that a wide spectrum of perinatal conditions interferes with normal kidney development and...
» The neonatal liver: Normal development and response to injury and disease
12/03/21 00:00 from Seminars in Fetal & Neonatal Medicine
The liver emerges from the ventral foregut endoderm around 3 weeks in human and 1 week in mice after fertilization. The fetal liver works as a hematopoietic organ and then develops functions required for performing various metabolic reac...
» Maternal High-Fat Diet Modifies the Immature Hippocampus Vulnerability to Perinatal Asphyxia in Rats
22/08/18 10:24 from NEO : Last 10 articles
Background: High-fat diet (HFD) is a detrimental habit with harmful systemic consequences, including low-grade, long-lasting inflammation. During pregnancy, HFD can induce developmental changes. Moreover, HFD-related maternal obesity mig...