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To assess whether anti-mullerian hormone varies between women of different race/ethnic backgrounds
Introduction: Anti-Mullerian hormone, secreted by the granulosa cells in the ovary, is used as an estimate of ovarian reserve and to predict the ovarian response to ovarian stimulation during assisted conception treatments. ...
Impact of Telephone Reminders on Attendance Rate at Paediatric Clinics
Background: Non-attendance in clinics has major economic impact in the national health service. Literature review indicates that main reason for non-attendance is forgetfulness and reminders reduce the non-attendance rate ...
Eye pathologies in neonates
In the United Kingdom, newborn assessment incorporates a screening eye examination for any structural abnormalities, observation of neonate's visual behaviour and direct ophthalmoscopy examination looking for red reflex. ...
Ovarian cancer screening and mortality in the UK Collaborative Trial of Ovarian Cancer Screening (UKCTOCS): a randomised controlled trial.
BACKGROUND: Ovarian cancer has a poor prognosis, with just 40% of patients surviving 5 years. We designed this trial to establish the effect of early detection by screening on ovarian cancer mortality. METHODS: In this ...
Patent foramen ovale as a cause of platypnea orthodeoxia syndrome presenting in pregnancy: A case report and review of the literature
Background At 8 weeks into her third IVF pregnancy, a 40-yearold doctor presented to the Royal Derby Hospital with dyspnoea. Her breathing had worsened since the drainage of 5 litres of ascites from ovarian hyperstimulation ...
Effect of ethnicity on live birth rates after in vitro fertilisation/intracytoplasmic sperm injection treatment: analysis of UK national database.
OBJECTIVE: To evaluate the effect of ethnicity of women on the outcome of in vitro fertilisation (IVF) or intracytoplasmic sperm injection (ICSI) treatment. DESIGN: Observational cohort study. SETTING: UK National Database. ...
Prophylactic oral vitamin k in neonates
Exploring difficulties in child protection practice. A west midlands survey
Introduction Doctors and relevant professionals should have appropriate training to be able to protect vulnerable children. For best outcome, local policies need to be in place with optimisation of multiagency team support. ...
Early management of sepsis
The impact of excision of benign nonendometriotic ovarian cysts on ovarian reserve: a systematic review.
BACKGROUND: Benign nonendometriotic ovarian cysts are very common and often require surgical excision. However, there has been a growing concern over the possible damaging effect of this surgery on ovarian reserve. OBJECTIVE: ...