Revista Brasileira de Ginecologia e ObstetrÃcia
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[Maternal mortality in a reference center in the Brazilian Southeast].
We conclude that, despite current advances in Obstetrics, infections and hypertensive disorders are still the predominant causes of maternal mortality. We observed an increase of clinical-surgical conditions and neoplasms as causes of death among women during pregnancy....
[Heart rate variability as a method of assessing the autonomic nervous system in polycystic ovary syndrome].
We will discuss the recent findings of the studies that investigated the HRV of women with PCOS, as well as noninvasive methods of analysis of autonomic control starting from basic indexes related to this methodology....
Frequency of fear of needles and impact of a multidisciplinary educational approach towards pregnant women with diabetes.
To evaluate the frequency of fear of needles and the impact of a multidisciplinary educational program in women with pre-gestational and gestational diabetes taking insulin during pregnancy. The short Diabetes Fear of Injecting and Self-testing Questionnaire (D-FISQ), composed by two subscales that...
[Impact of physical activity on quality of life in middle-aged women: a population based study].
We used three categories: sedentary, moderately active, and very active. Statistical analysis was performed using the Minitab software, version 16. The mean age of the subjects was 49.8 years-old (±8.1) and they were predominantly Caucasian (72.7%), married (61.6%), non-smokers (93.5%), and had High...
[Fetal heart disease and coping strategies].
We interviewed 50 women who had received a diagnosis of fetal heart disease. For data collection we used a semi-directed and Coping Strategy Inventory. The interview was conducted, on average, 22 days after the diagnosis. When asked how they felt about the baby, 56.0% reported concern and fragility,...
[Analysis of maternal and child health indicators: the parallel between Portugal and Brazil].
To analyze comparatively the conditions of birth in Portugal and Brazil from 1975 to 2007. Indicators of maternal and child health: rates of maternal death and neonatal mortality, cesarean rate and public spending on health were retrospectively collected from electronic databases of health informati...
[Associated factors of lymphedema in breast cancer patients].
to determine the prevalence of lymphedema and its associated factors in breast cancer patients. Two hundred and fifty women that had undergone more than six months of breast cancer treatment and were being treated at an oncology reference hospital in Juiz de Fora, Minas Gerais, Brazil. They were int...
[Effect of cigarette smoke exposure during pregnancy and lactation of rats and the offspring on the serum and morphometric parameters].
exposure to cigarette smoke provokes impairment of morphometric and serum parameters during pregnancy and lactation both in mothers and offspring, which is maintained during young adulthood....
[Fetal cardiac rhabdomyoma: analysis of five cases].
to analyze the differential diagnosis, follow-up and therapeutic approach in five cases of primary cardiac tumors diagnosed during the prenatal period. during the period from January 1997 to December 2008, 7989 pregnant women were submitted to morphological ultrasound due to the presence of risk fac...
[Clinicopathological predictor factors of axillary involvement in patients with metastatic breast cancer in the sentinel lymph node]
Among the clinical parameters studied, only tumor size was correlated with metastatic involvement in axillary lymph nodes. The size of the metastases and the number of positive SLN also directly increased the possibility of systemic recurrence. The different rates of recurrence indicate that the bio...