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Reproduction Capacity

  1. Pregnancy Category B. It is not known whether REMICADE can cause fetal harm when administered to a pregnant woman or can affect reproduction capacity.
  2. It is not known whether REMICADE can cause fetal harm when administered to a pregnant woman or can affect reproduction capacity.

Fetal Thyrotoxicosis

  1. A high TSI value is most likely to be associated with fetal thyrotoxicosis.
  2. Fetal thyrotoxicosis is suggested when the fetal heart rate is faster than 160 bpm.
  3. Fetal thyrotoxicosis can be treated satisfactorily by appropriate manipulation of the maternal dose of anti-thyroid drug and careful fetal monitoring. (Web site)

Fetal Stages

  1. She also focuses on the formation of the embryo, with some discussion of the larval and fetal stages and little about adults.
  2. Further, all of the modern baleen-bearing mysticetes have teeth in the early fetal stages of their development.

Fetal Stage

  1. The fetal stage, marked by increased growth and full development of the organ systems, climaxes in birth (see pregnancy, parturition). (Web site)
  2. The formation of bone during the fetal stage of development occurs by two methods: intramembranous and endochondral ossification. (Web site)
  3. Although all of the organ systems were formed during embryonic development, they continue to develop and grow during the fetal stage. (Web site)

Fetal Heart

  1. A comparison among normal and failing adult heart, fetal heart, and adult and fetal skeletal muscle. (Web site)
  2. An ultrasound transducer placed on the mother's abdomen conducts the sounds of the fetal heart to a computer.
  3. The skeletal isoforms present in the fetal heart are replaced by cTnI and cTnT late during fetal development. (Web site)

Fetal Red Blood Cells

  1. Therefore, the biochemical basis for the oxygen-affinity difference between maternal and fetal red blood cells in this rattlesnake appears to be unique. (Web site)
  2. Maternal antibodies can cross the placenta and destroy fetal red blood cells. (Web site)

Fetal Deaths

  1. Some of these cases were pregnant women in whom thrombosis led to maternal and fetal deaths.
  2. Parvovirus b19 infection in fetal deaths. (Web site)
  3. Fetal deaths are increased when mumps infection occurs during the first trimester.

Fetal Death

  1. A fetal tachycardic heart is at risk for developing low cardiac output, hydrops and ultimately fetal death or significant neurological morbidity. (Web site)
  2. B19 infection in utero can result in fetal death, hydrops fetalis, or congenital anemia.
  3. However, severe fetal PVB19 infection may be associated with hydrops fetalis and fetal death caused by myocarditis.

Fetal Heartbeat

  1. The heartbeat of the pregnant woman must be detected before the fetal heartbeat can be displayed. (Web site)
  2. In the end, fetal dopplers and fetal heartbeat monitors act much like traditional stethoscopes that allow you to listen to a heartbeat. (Web site)
  3. Even though you can not hear the fetal heartbeat until week 9 or 10, ultrasound is able to see a beating heart much sooner. (Web site)

Fetal Heart Rate Monitoring

  1. Using a fetoscope (a type of stethoscope) to listen to the fetal heart beat is the most basic type of fetal heart rate monitoring.
  2. Fetal heart rate monitoring is one way to check the well-being of your baby during labor.

Fetal Growth

  1. Fetal growth in early pregnancy and risk of delivering low birth weight infant: prospective cohort study.
  2. As there are a huge number of cells dying by apoptosis during fetal growth, so iodine is of importance to the fetal development.
  3. Fetal heart rate monitoring is especially helpful for high-risk pregnancy conditions such as diabetes, high blood pressure, and problems with fetal growth.

Fetal Alcohol Syndrome

  1. Fetal alcohol syndrome or FAS is a disorder of permanent birth defects that occurs in the offspring of women who drink alcohol during pregnancy.
  2. Additionally, in pregnant women, it causes fetal alcohol syndrome.
  3. Fetal alcohol syndrome is one of the leading causes of mental retardation, and is directly attributed to drinking during pregnancy.

Adult Life

  1. Fetal and childhood growth and hypertension in adult life.

Fetal Life

  1. Biliary atresia is most likely caused by an event occurring during fetal life or around the time of birth.
  2. The fetal form of biliary atresia arises during fetal life and is present at birth.
  3. The expression is present in the spinal cord at 8 weeks of fetal life throughout postnatal and adult life.


  1. Therefore, red blood cell NTP concentrations alone cannot account for the oxygen-affinity difference between fetal and maternal red blood cells.
  2. Fetal arrhythmias may occur in approximately half of the patients and account for the death in this disorder.


  1. Fetal and maternal outcomes improve when thyroid function returns to normal.
  2. Fisher DA 1997 Fetal thyroid function: diagnosis and management of fetal thyroid disorders. (Web site)
  3. The association between low birthweight and schizophrenia is partly a function of reduced fetal growth.


  1. Because some problems might be related to the vascular access, some authors have investigated alternative approaches to the fetal heart. (Web site)


  1. The threat arises from the possibility that the mother's antibodies will attack the fetal red blood cells. (Web site)


  1. In guinea pigs, lubiprostone has been shown to have the potential to cause fetal loss. (Web site)
  2. However, alone they cannot develop into a fetal or adult animal because they lack the potential to contribute to extraembryonic tissue, such as the placenta.


  1. Recent data demonstrate an improved postnatal outcome for CHD when a prenatal diagnosis via fetal echocardiography is made (17,18). (Web site)
  2. However, a fetal echocardiogram is a very detailed evaluation of your baby's heart by a specialist in fetal echocardiography.
  3. Evaluation of fetal arrhythmias by echocardiography. (Web site)

Fetal Abnormalities

  1. Contraindications Zonisamide may cause fetal abnormalities, so use of zonisamide is not advised during pregnancy. (Web site)
  2. Furthermore, the risk of fetal abnormalities does not appear to increase in the pregnancies of PBC women.


  1. Pregnant women should be sure to inform their health care provider of this condition, as some of the medications for warts may cause fetal abnormalities. (Web site)
  2. Fetal abnormalities and death have been reported in animals, however, there are no studies in pregnant women. (Web site)
  3. Temazepam belongs to the Pregnancy Category X of the FDA, and as such it is known to cause serious birth defects and fetal abnormalities. (Web site)


  1. Severe and prolonged fetal heart bradycardia has been reported following fetal exposure to Nubain. (Web site)


  1. The risk of fetal thyrotoxicosis is about 1% of all pregnancies in women with Graves disease, and if untreated, fetal mortality may be as high as 24%. (Web site)
  2. If left untreated or undiagnosed, fetal arrhythmias can become exacerbated or develop into long-standing problems. (Web site)


  1. Women of childbearing potential should be advised to avoid becoming pregnant as busulfan may cause fetal harm.


  1. It has been shown that fluoride crosses the placenta of rats, but only 0.01% of the amount administered is incorporated in fetal tissue. (Web site)


  1. Systemic infection by BPV and MVC appears likely, and there are indications that fetal infection leading to fetal death may occur (23 - 26). (Web site)


  1. Malrotation of the bowel during fetal development can predispose to a volvulus.


  1. Women who have a negative TRAb and do not require ATD have a very low risk of fetal or neonatal thyroid dysfunction. (Web site)
  2. Pregnant women with positive TSI results or those taking an ATD should be monitored for fetal thyroid dysfunction.


  1. Intrahepatic cholestasis of pregnancy occurs in 1 in 500 to 1000 pregnancies and is associated with an increased risk of premature delivery and fetal death. (Web site)
  2. Spontaneous abortion and stillbirth are known to occur and a higher risk of fetal mortality is associated with the use of warfarin. (Web site)
  3. Maternal hypothyroidism in early pregnancy is associated with fetal or neonatal neurologic deficiency.

Hydrops Fetalis

  1. B19 infection in pregnancy can lead to hydrops fetalis and fetal loss. (Web site)
  2. Human parvovirus B19 infections are common in the general population, and infection during pregnancy may cause hydrops fetalis and fetal death.
  3. Human parvoviruses cause transient aplastic crisis, acute arthritis, erythema infectiosum, hydrops fetalis, spontaneous abortion, and fetal death.

High Levels

  1. High levels of hemoglobin, hematocrit, and ferritin are associated with an increased risk of fetal growth restriction, preterm delivery, and preeclampsia. (Web site)


  1. Cretinism is an extreme form of neurological damage from fetal hypothyroidism. (Web site)
  2. Fetal goitre can develop as a result of fetal thyrotoxicosis or fetal hypothyroidism and in severe cases can obstruct labour. (Web site)
  3. Antithyroid drugs have the ability to cross the placenta and cause fetal goitre or hypothyroidism.


  1. Factors that lower the odds for survival include fetal or maternal abnormalities, nutritional deficiencies, environmental stresses or infectious causes. (Web site)
  2. The reason for this abnormality is that ears in fetal life are much lower than those on an adult.

Heart Rate

  1. Fetal heart rate typically varies between 80 and 250 heartbeats per minute, and accelerates with movement in a normal, healthy fetus. (Web site)
  2. A health care provider may listen to the fetal heart rate by means of a hand-held Doppler device, which uses ultrasound to amplify the heart beat.
  3. Because the fetal heart rate and uterine contractions are recorded at the same time, these results can be examined together and compared.


  1. Because during birth, the fetal develops the thoracic and sacrum in the same position we are in now. (Web site)
  2. The primary curves (thoracic and sacral curvatures) form during fetal development.
  3. The thoracic and pelvic curves are termed primary curves, because they alone are present during fetal life. (Web site)

Blood Cells

  1. Hydroxyurea increases the amount of fetal hemoglobin in blood cells, which interferes with the sickling process and makes RBCs less sticky. (Web site)

Bone Marrow

  1. Stromal cells -Non-blood cells derived from blood organs, such as bone marrow or fetal liver, which are capable of supporting growth of blood cells in vitro.
  2. During fetal development, since bones and thus the bone marrow, develop later, the liver functions as the main haematopoetic organ. (Web site)


  1. At birth, the newborn's blood is composed of about 70 percent fetal hemoglobin.
  2. White and gray matter development in human fetal, newborn and pediatric brains. (Web site)


  1. While IGF-2 may be primarily fetal in action it is also essential for development and function of organs such as the brain, liver and kidney. (Web site)
  2. Experimental infection will, however, cause damage to multiple organs if infection occurs during fetal development or shortly after birth (78, 475, 541).
  3. Ultrasound shows evidence of fetal hydrops, such as swollen tissues and organs.

Pituitary Gland

  1. A craniopharyngioma arises from abnormal development of the pituitary gland during fetal (in the womb) development.


  1. Using a stethoscope, the listener can hear normal and abnormal respiratory, cardiac, pleural, arterial, venous, uterine, fetal and intestinal sounds. (Web site)


  1. Procedure for detecting certain defects or conditions by listening for normal and abnormal heart, breath, bowel, fetal, and other sounds in the body.
  2. The Allen Economy Fetal Stethoscope is a special stethoscope designed for listening to fetal heart tones.
  3. We recommend this unit for childbirth educators, mothers and non-professionals looking for an economical method of listening to fetal heart tones.


  1. Although uncommon (2-5% of cases of Graves' disease in pregnancy), high levels of maternal TSI's, have been known to cause fetal or neonatal hyperthyroidism.
  2. Cases of amniotic fluid embolism, which resulted in maternal and fetal death, have been reported with use of misoprostol during pregnancy. (Web site)
  3. In cases where fetal thyrotoxicosis is diagnosed, monitoring of fetal growth and fetal goitre by ultrasound is imperative. (Web site)


  1. This paper presents a hypothesis that fetal exposure to corticosteroids is an independent risk factor for the development of asthma in childhood.
  2. As a person grows from fetal life through childhood, puberty, and finishes growth as a young adult, the bones of the skeleton change in size and shape.

Fetal Heart Rate

  1. Technically, listening to the fetal heart rate with a fetoscope, a special type of stethoscope is also fetoscopy. (Web site)
  2. Some variability of fetal heart rate is expected, as the heart rate increases with fetal activity and slows with fetal rest. (Web site)
  3. Adverse fetal effects of Nubain include fetal bradycardia (slowing of the fetal heart rate) and fetal arrhythmias (abnormal fetal heart rate). (Web site)


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