Diabetic ketoacidosis in pregnancy

Christos Kalantzis, Kalliopi Pappa



Diabetic ketoacidosis in pregnancy is a rare but potential life-threatening condition for the mother and the fetus. Although predictably DKP is more common in patients with type 1 diabetes, it has been reported too in those with type 2 diabetes as well as gestational diabetes. Diabetic ketoacidosis usually occurs in the second and third trimesters because of insulin resistance. Prompt recognition and aggressive treatment …

Case Report

Successful outcome birth in full term pregnancy velamentous insertion of the umbilical cord – vasa previa

Thanasas K. I , Papavasileiou S

Disclosure of incident on our successful outcome childbirth in term pregnancy velamentous insertion of the umbilical cord – vasa previa. Pregnant firstborn with free individuals and obstetrical history covering the 39th week of pregnancy is introduced in Maternity Clinic of our with symptomatology of automatic start birth. Sudden and to thoroughly grade vaginal hemorrhage found immediately after technical rupture of fetal membranes …

Case Report

Abdominal wall endometriosis after cesarean section

Thanasas K. I, Papavasileiou S

The abdominal wall is the most common position locating endometriosis. The presentation of the event concerning the occurrence of endometriosis in scar of laparotomy after cesarean section. A patient, four years after cesarean section performed with Pfannestiel, came to our outpatient clinic with abdominal pain primary located in the left end of the surgical scar. Based on history and clinical findings was the suspected endometriosis …

Case Report

Office hysteroscopy for the diagnosis of endometrial cancer – An interesting case report

Daniilidis Angelos, Panteleris Nikolaos, Stamkopoulou Anthoula, Carcea Fausto, Kogeorgos Stylianos, Besharat Alexander, Asimakopoulos Efstratios

Introduction: Postmenopausal bleeding (PMB) is defined as bleeding from the genital track one year after the cessation of menses. About 1 in 10 women with postmenopausal bleeding will be diagnosed with malignancy. Case presentation: A 62 year old female patient who presented to the gynecological clinic with two incidents of vaginal bleeding in the last 60 days. The gynecological examination …

Liver diseases in pregnancy

Grammatikakis J, Evaggelinakis N, Kassanos D

Acute viral hepatitis is the most common cause of jaundice in pregnancy. Chronic hepatitis B or D infections may be transmitted to the neonate. However, hepatitis B virus transmission is effectively prevented with perinatal hepatitis B vaccination and prophylaxis with hepatitis B immune globulin. Cholelithiasis occurs in 6% of pregnancies. Complications can be safely treated …