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See detailAIP (abnormally invasive placenta) – from a retained placenta to destruction of the uterine wall
Langhoff-Roos, Jens; CHANTRAINE, Frédéric ULg; Geirrson, Reynir

in Acta Obstetricia et Gynecologica Scandinavica (2013), 92(4), 367-8

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See detailIFPA Meeting 2012 Workshop Report III: trophoblast deportation, gestational trophoblastic disease, placental insufficiency and fetal growth restriction, trophoblast over-invasion and accreta-related pathologies, placental thrombosis and fibrinolysis.
Al-Khan, A.; Bulmer, J. N.; CHANTRAINE, Frédéric ULg et al

in Placenta (2013), 34 Suppl

Workshops are an important part of the IFPA annual meeting as they allow for discussion of specialized topics. At IFPA meeting 2012 there were twelve themed workshops, five of which are summarized in this ... [more ▼]

Workshops are an important part of the IFPA annual meeting as they allow for discussion of specialized topics. At IFPA meeting 2012 there were twelve themed workshops, five of which are summarized in this report. These workshops related to various aspects of placental biology but collectively covered areas of clinical research and pregnancy disorders: 1) trophoblast deportation; 2) gestational trophoblastic disease; 3) placental insufficiency and fetal growth restriction; 4) trophoblast overinvasion and accreta-related pathologies; 5) placental thrombosis and fibrinolysis. [less ▲]

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See detailPrenatal diagnosis of abnormally invasive placenta reduces maternal peripartum hemorrhage and morbidity.
CHANTRAINE, Frédéric ULg; Braun, Thorsten; Gonser, Markus et al

in Acta obstetricia et gynecologica Scandinavica (2013), 92(4), 439-44

OBJECTIVE: Abnormally invasive placenta (AIP) poses diagnostic and therapeutic challenges. We analyzed clinical cases with confirmed placenta increta or percreta. DESIGN: Retrospective case series ... [more ▼]

OBJECTIVE: Abnormally invasive placenta (AIP) poses diagnostic and therapeutic challenges. We analyzed clinical cases with confirmed placenta increta or percreta. DESIGN: Retrospective case series. SETTING: Multicenter study. POPULATION: Pregnant women with AIP. METHODS: Chart review. MAIN OUTCOME MEASURES: Prenatal detection rates, treatment choices, morbidity, mortality and short-term outcome. RESULTS: Sixty-six cases were analyzed. All women and all but three fetuses survived; 57/64 women (89%) had previous uterine surgery. In 26 women (39%) the diagnosis was not known before delivery (Group 1), in the remaining 40 (61%) diagnosis had been made between 14 and 37 weeks of gestation (Group 2). Placenta previa was present in 36 women (54%). In Groups 1 and 2, 50% (13/26) and 62% (25/40) of the women required hysterectomy, respectively. In Group 1 (unknown at the time of delivery) 69% (9/13) required (emergency) hysterectomy for severe hemorrhage in the immediate peripartum period compared with only 12% (3/25) in Group 2 (p = 0.0004). Mass transfusions were more frequently required in Group 1 (46%, 12/26 vs. 20%, 8/40; p = 0.025). In 18/40 women (45%) from Group 2 the placenta was intentionally left in situ; secondary hysterectomies and infections were equally frequent (18%) among these differently treated women. Overall, postpartum infections occurred in 11% and 20% of women in Groups 1 and 2, respectively. CONCLUSIONS: AIP was known before delivery in more than half of the cases. Unknown AIP led to significantly more emergency hysterectomies and mass transfusions during or immediately after delivery. Prenatal diagnosis of AIP reduces morbidity. Future studies should also address the selection criteria for cases appropriate for leaving the placenta in situ. [less ▲]

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See detailAbnormally invasive placenta--AIP. Awareness and pro-active management is necessary.
CHANTRAINE, Frédéric ULg; Langhoff-Roos, Jens

in Acta obstetricia et gynecologica Scandinavica (2013), 92(4), 369-71

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See detailQuantification of fetal head direction and descent.
Tutschek, B.; Braun, T.; CHANTRAINE, Frédéric ULg et al

in Ultrasound in obstetrics & gynecology : the official journal of the International Society of Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynecology (2013), 41(1), 99-100

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See detailLE CAS CLINIQUE DU MOIS Le syndrome miroir : à propos d’un cas
Touhami, O.; CHANTRAINE, Frédéric ULg; DELBECQUE, Katty ULg et al

in Revue Médicale de Liège (2013), 68(9), 440-443

Mirror syndrome is a rare entity describing the association of foetal hydrops and maternal symptoms as general oedema and excessive weight gain mimicking preec- lampsia. We report the case of a patient ... [more ▼]

Mirror syndrome is a rare entity describing the association of foetal hydrops and maternal symptoms as general oedema and excessive weight gain mimicking preec- lampsia. We report the case of a patient who developed symptoms of oedema, weight gain, headache and biological hemodilution associated with foetal hydrops due to a com- plex congenital heart defect. This symptomatology spontane- ously resolved after foetal expulsion. Mirror or Ballantyne’s syndrome needs to be identified on time and well differenti- ated from preeclampsia. Its consequences may involve the maternal and foetal prognosis. [less ▲]

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See detailLe cas clinique du mois. L'adenomyose.
JASON, Maxime; DECHENNE, Valérie ULg; CHANTRAINE, Frédéric ULg et al

in Revue Médicale de Liège (2013), 68(4), 160-2

Adenomyosis is a medical benign condition of the endometrium-myometrium interface that is histopathologically characterized by the presence of ectopic tissue (endometrial glands and stroma) in myometrium ... [more ▼]

Adenomyosis is a medical benign condition of the endometrium-myometrium interface that is histopathologically characterized by the presence of ectopic tissue (endometrial glands and stroma) in myometrium. The diagnosis is complicated by the low specificity of its symptoms and the frequent associations with others gynaecologic pathologies. Consequently, paraclinic investigations are essential to make the diagnosis. [less ▲]

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See detailAssuétudes et grossesse: comment détruire un projet de naissance
Emonts, Patrick ULg; MASSON, Véronique ULg; CHANTRAINE, Frédéric ULg et al

in Revue Médicale de Liège (2013), 68(5-6), 239-244

Les femmes enceintes sont conscientes que toute forme d’addiction durant leur grossesse peut être préjudiciable à leur enfant. Pourtant, de nombreuses gestantes continuent de fumer, de boire de l’alcool ... [more ▼]

Les femmes enceintes sont conscientes que toute forme d’addiction durant leur grossesse peut être préjudiciable à leur enfant. Pourtant, de nombreuses gestantes continuent de fumer, de boire de l’alcool, de consommer des drogues illicites ou d’absorber des médicaments, car ces dépendances sont particulièrement tenaces. Le quatuor de tête en termes de préjudice fœtal est composé du tabac, de l’alcool, de la cocaïne et de l’ecstasy. La période de grossesse est le meilleur moment pour mettre fin à ces addictions. Aussi, est-il indispensable de sensibiliser le grand public, les pouvoirs politiques ainsi que les médecins sur le fait que les assuétudes durant la grossesse représentent une inégalité de santé et d’espérance de vie importante pour l’enfant à naître. [less ▲]

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See detailHysteroscopic resection of abnormally invasive placenta residuals.
Nisolle, Michelle ULg; DELBECQUE, Katty ULg; PERRIER d'HAUTERIVE, Sophie ULg et al

in Acta Obstetricia et Gynecologica Scandinavica (2013), 92(4), 451-6

OBJECTIVE: To present our experience in hysteroscopic removal of abnormally invasive placenta (AIP) residuals using bipolar energy. DESIGN: Case series. SETTING: University hospital. POPULATION: Sixteen ... [more ▼]

OBJECTIVE: To present our experience in hysteroscopic removal of abnormally invasive placenta (AIP) residuals using bipolar energy. DESIGN: Case series. SETTING: University hospital. POPULATION: Sixteen patients with AIP residuals after 17 pregnancies. METHODS: Cases were identified by ultrasound, treated with hysteroscopic bipolar electrosurgery and oral contraceptives, and followed up by ultrasound or hysteroscopy. Nine subsequent pregnancies were described. MAIN OUTCOME MEASURES AND RESULTS: Complete removal of AIP residuals was achieved by hysteroscopic bipolar electrosurgery in all cases except one. No peroperative complications occurred. AIP residual recurred in one patient after a subsequent pregnancy and was successfully treated using the same procedure. CONCLUSIONS: AIP residual is a rare condition. Management by hysteroscopic resection using bipolar energy is save and feasible. [less ▲]

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See detailExpression et localisation spatio-temporelle de KISS1 et de son récepteur KISSR dans le placenta normal et pathologique.
VALDES SOCIN, Hernan Gonzalo ULg; Munaut, Carine ULg; CHAVEZ, Viviana ULg et al

Poster (2012, October)

Objectif : Etudier l’expression de KISS1 (métastatine) et de son récepteur KISS1R lors de la grossesse normale et pathologique. Matériels et méthodes : Nous avons étudié la localisation de KISS1 et KISS1R ... [more ▼]

Objectif : Etudier l’expression de KISS1 (métastatine) et de son récepteur KISS1R lors de la grossesse normale et pathologique. Matériels et méthodes : Nous avons étudié la localisation de KISS1 et KISS1R par immunohistochimie dans des placentas normaux (1 er et 3 ème trimestre). Par RT-PCR quantitative, nous avons évalué le niveau d’expression des ARNm dans les placentas et les lits placentaires correspondants. Les niveaux d’expression de ARNm ont été comparés entre les grossesses normales (GN, n=13) et les grossesses spathologiques Prééclampsiques -PE-, n=17 et retard de croissance intrautérine -RCIU-, n=9). Résultats : Au premier trimestre des GN, KISS1 est majoritairement localisé dans les syncitiotrophoblastes, alors que KISS1R est détecté dans le mesenchyme villositaire. Au cours du troisième trimestre, KISS1 est uniquement localisé dans le syncitiotrophoblaste au contact avec la décidue et dans le mésenchyme villositaire et KISS1R est détecté dans le trophoblaste extra-villeux ainsi que dans quelques cellules de la décidue. Les analyses par RT-PCR mettent en évidence une expression plus importante des ARNm de KISS1 (p<0,001) et de KISS1R (p=0.039) dans les placentas (GN,PE et RCIU) par rapport aux lits placentaires correspondants. Les niveaux d’expression de KISS1 et KISS1R ne sont pas, cependant, significativement modulés dans les grossesses pathologiques. Conclusions : Par immunohistochimie, nos résultats indiquent une expression spatiotemporelle différente pour KISS1 et KISS1R entre le 1 er et 3 ème trimestre des grossesses normales. Nous n’avons pas mis en évidence de modulation de l’expression des ARNm dans les grossesses pathologiques. [less ▲]

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See detailTeaching and learning normal gynecological ultrasonography using simple virtual reality objects: a proposal for a standardized approach
Tutschek, Boris; CHANTRAINE, Frédéric ULg; Tercanli, Sevgi

in Ultrasound in Obstetrics & Gynecology (2012), 39

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See detailDifferential expression of Vegfr-2 and its soluble form in preeclampsia.
Munaut, Carine ULg; LORQUET, Sophie ULg; Pequeux, Christel ULg et al

in PLoS ONE (2012), 7(3), 33475

Background: Several studies have suggested that the main features of preeclampsia (PE) are consequences of endothelial dysfunction related to excess circulating anti-angiogenic factors, most notably ... [more ▼]

Background: Several studies have suggested that the main features of preeclampsia (PE) are consequences of endothelial dysfunction related to excess circulating anti-angiogenic factors, most notably, soluble sVEGFR-1 (also known as sFlt-1) and soluble endoglin (sEng), as well as to decreased PlGF. Recently, soluble VEGF type 2 receptor (sVEGFR-2) has emerged as a crucial regulator of lymphangiogenesis. To date, however, there is a paucity of information on the changes of VEGFR-2 that occur during the clinical onset of PE. Therefore, the aim of our study was to characterize the plasma levels of VEGFR-2 in PE patients and to perform VEGFR-2 immunolocalization in placenta. METHODOLOGY/PRINCIPAL FINDINGS: By ELISA, we observed that the VEGFR-2 plasma levels were reduced during PE compared with normal gestational age matched pregnancies, whereas the VEGFR-1 and Eng plasma levels were increased. The dramatic drop in the VEGFR-1 levels shortly after delivery confirmed its placental origin. In contrast, the plasma levels of Eng and VEGFR-2 decreased only moderately during the early postpartum period. An RT-PCR analysis showed that the relative levels of VEGFR-1, sVEGFR-1 and Eng mRNA were increased in the placentas of women with severe PE. The relative levels of VEGFR-2 mRNA as well as expressing cells, were similar in both groups. We also made the novel finding that a recently described alternatively spliced VEGFR-2 mRNA variant was present at lower relative levels in the preeclamptic placentas. CONCLUSIONS/SIGNIFICANCE: Our results indicate that the plasma levels of anti-angiogenic factors, particularly VEGFR-1 and VEGFR-2, behave in different ways after delivery. The rapid decrease in plasma VEGFR-1 levels appears to be a consequence of the delivery of the placenta. The persistent circulating levels of VEGFR-2 suggest a maternal endothelial origin of this peptide. The decreased VEGFR-2 plasma levels in preeclamptic women may serve as a marker of endothelial dysfunction. [less ▲]

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See detailIndividual decisions in placenta increta and percreta: a case series.
CHANTRAINE, Frédéric ULg; NISOLLE, Michelle ULg; PETIT, Philippe ULg et al

in Journal of Perinatal Medicine (2012), 40(3), 265-70

Abstract Objective: Placenta increta or percreta is an uncommon pathology, sometimes associated with high maternal morbidity. Its prevalence increases proportionally to the number of cesarean sections ... [more ▼]

Abstract Objective: Placenta increta or percreta is an uncommon pathology, sometimes associated with high maternal morbidity. Its prevalence increases proportionally to the number of cesarean sections. This study analyzed the changes of our management strategy to devise treatment guidelines for this uncommon disorder. Materials and methodology: Between 2005 and 2011, 10 cases of placenta increta or percreta were managed at our university hospital maternity department. Results: Among the 10 cases, seven were diagnosed prenatally. Two patients were diagnosed early, at 14 and 17 weeks of gestational age, and their pregnancies were terminated. Five had hysterectomies during the intrapartum period, and despite attempted conservative treatment for the two others, hysterectomy proved necessary 2 months postpartum because of intrauterine infections. Seven of the 10 women had hysterectomies. Conclusion: Prenatal diagnosis of placenta increta or percreta is essential to plan the delivery in a competent tertiary care center. The decision to perform a cesarean hysterectomy or leave the placenta in situ for spontaneous delivery is based on the extent of infiltration, the patient's hemodynamic status, and her desire to remain fertile. The high-risk of infection and severe hemorrhage must not be overlooked should conservative treatment be chosen. This situation requires prolonged close monitoring. [less ▲]

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See detailAbnormal vascular architecture at the placental-maternal interface in placenta increta
CHANTRAINE, Frédéric ULg; Blacher, Silvia ULg; Berndt, Sarah et al

in American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology (2012), 207(3), 1881-9

Objective The objective of the study was to characterize the vascular architecture at the placental-maternal interface in pregnancies complicated by placenta increta and normal pregnancies. Study Design ... [more ▼]

Objective The objective of the study was to characterize the vascular architecture at the placental-maternal interface in pregnancies complicated by placenta increta and normal pregnancies. Study Design Vessel numbers and cross-section area density and spatial and area distributions in 13 placenta-increta placental beds were compared with 9 normal placental beds using computer-assisted image analysis of whole-slide CD31 immunolabeled sections. Results The total areas occupied by vessels in normal and placenta-increta placental beds were comparable, but vessels were significantly sparser and larger in the latter. Moreover, placenta-increta–vessel distributions (area and distance from the placental–myometrial junction) were more heterogeneous. Conclusion Size and spatial organization of the placenta-increta vascular architecture at the placental-maternal interface differed from normal and might partially explain the severe hemorrhage observed during placenta-increta deliveries. [less ▲]

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See detailA study of progress of labour using intrapartum translabial ultrasound, assessing head station, direction, and angle of descent
Tutschek, Boris; Braun, Thorsten; CHANTRAINE, Frédéric ULg et al

in BJOG : An International Journal of Obstetrics & Gynaecology (2011), 118(1), 62-69

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See detailLe cas clinique du mois. Hydrocephalie liee a i'X: a spropos d'un cas en medecine foetale.
Syrios, K.; Delbecoue, K.; GAILLEZ, Stephanie ULg et al

in Revue Médicale de Liège (2011), 66(3), 126-9

X-linked hydrocephaly (Li Syndrome) is a rare cause of hydrocephaly. It is, however, the most common genetic form of congenital hydrocephaly and consists of the association of hydrocephaly, mental ... [more ▼]

X-linked hydrocephaly (Li Syndrome) is a rare cause of hydrocephaly. It is, however, the most common genetic form of congenital hydrocephaly and consists of the association of hydrocephaly, mental retardation, leg spasticity and adducted thumbs. The phenotype is variable. A mutation of the LICAM gene is known to be the aetiology of the syndrome. We present an antenatal case managed in our department. [less ▲]

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See detailAnalgésie épidurale obstétricale et pseudoxanthome élastique : à propos d’un cas
Clanet, Matthieu; CHANTRAINE, Frédéric ULg; DEWANDRE, Pierre-Yves ULg et al

in Annales Françaises d'Anesthésie et de Réanimation (2011), 30(9), 685-7

Pseudoxanthoma elasticum is a rare inherited disorder of the elastic tissue characterised by multisystem manifestations. Skin, eyes, gastro-intestinal system and cardiovascular system are the major ... [more ▼]

Pseudoxanthoma elasticum is a rare inherited disorder of the elastic tissue characterised by multisystem manifestations. Skin, eyes, gastro-intestinal system and cardiovascular system are the major affected systems. We describe the anaesthetic management of a parturient affected by this disease. [less ▲]

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See detailThiamine Status in Humans and Content of Phosphorylated Thiamine Derivatives in Biopsies and Cultured Cells
Gangolf, Marjorie ULg; Czerniecki, Jan; Radermecker, Marc ULg et al

in PLoS ONE (2010), 5(10), 13616

Background Thiamine (vitamin B1) is an essential molecule for all life forms because thiamine diphosphate (ThDP) is an indispensable cofactor for oxidative energy metabolism. The less abundant thiamine ... [more ▼]

Background Thiamine (vitamin B1) is an essential molecule for all life forms because thiamine diphosphate (ThDP) is an indispensable cofactor for oxidative energy metabolism. The less abundant thiamine monophosphate (ThMP), thiamine triphosphate (ThTP) and adenosine thiamine triphosphate (AThTP), present in many organisms, may have still unidentified physiological functions. Diseases linked to thiamine deficiency (polyneuritis, Wernicke-Korsakoff syndrome) remain frequent among alcohol abusers and other risk populations. This is the first comprehensive study on the distribution of thiamine derivatives in human biopsies, body fluids and cell lines. Methodology and Principal Findings Thiamine derivatives were determined by HPLC. In human tissues, the total thiamine content is lower than in other animal species. ThDP is the major thiamine compound and tissue levels decrease at high age. In semen, ThDP content correlates with the concentration of spermatozoa but not with their motility. The proportion of ThTP is higher in humans than in rodents, probably because of a lower 25-kDa ThTPase activity. The expression and activity of this enzyme seems to correlate with the degree of cell differentiation. ThTP was present in nearly all brain and muscle samples and in ~60% of other tissue samples, in particular fetal tissue and cultured cells. A low ([ThTP]+[ThMP])/([Thiamine]+[ThMP]) ratio was found in cardiovascular tissues of patients with cardiac insufficiency. AThTP was detected only sporadically in adult tissues but was found more consistently in fetal tissues and cell lines. Conclusions and Significance The high sensitivity of humans to thiamine deficiency is probably linked to low circulating thiamine concentrations and low ThDP tissue contents. ThTP levels are relatively high in many human tissues, as a result of low expression of the 25-kDa ThTPase. Another novel finding is the presence of ThTP and AThTP in poorly differentiated fast-growing cells, suggesting a hitherto unsuspected link between these compounds and cell division or differentiation. [less ▲]

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See detailMaternal plasma soluble endoglin at 11-13 weeks's gestation in pre-eclampsia
Foidart, Jean-Michel ULg; Munaut, Carine ULg; Chantraine, Frédéric ULg et al

in Ultrasound in Obstetrics & Gynecology (2010), 35(6), 680-7

Objectives: To examine the performance of screening for preeclampsia (PE) by a combination of maternal factors, soluble endoglin (sEng), pregnancy associated plasma protein A (PAPP-A), placental growth ... [more ▼]

Objectives: To examine the performance of screening for preeclampsia (PE) by a combination of maternal factors, soluble endoglin (sEng), pregnancy associated plasma protein A (PAPP-A), placental growth factor (PlGF) and uterine artery lowest pulsatibility index (L-PI) at 11-13 weeks of gestation. Methods: Uterine artery L-PI, sEng, PAPP-A and PlGF were measured at 11-13 weeks in 90 singleton pregnancies that subsequently developed PE, including 30 that required delivery before 34 weeks (early-PE) and 60 with late-PE, and 180 unaffected controls. Screening performance for PE by maternal factors, sEng, PAPP-A, PlGF and uterine artery L-PI and their combinations was determined. Results: In early-PE, compared to controls, plasma sEng and uterine L-PI were significantly increased and serum PAPP-A and PlGF were decreased. In late-PE, compared to controls, serum PlGF was decreased and uterine L-PI was increased but plasma sEng and serum PAPP-A were not significantly different. In screening for early-PE, the detection rate at a 10% false positive rate was 46.7% for sEng alone and 96.3% for a combination of maternal factors, sEng, PlGF and uterine artery L-PI. Conclusions: Effective screening for early-PE can be provided by a combination of maternal factors, sEng, PlGF and uterine artery L-PI at 11-13 weeks. [less ▲]

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See detailUltrasound assessment of the intima and media layers on the carotid arteries in peri- and postmenopausal women
Chantraine, Frédéric ULg; Tutschek, B.; Coudoux, Elodie ULg et al

in European Journal of Ultrasound (2010), 31(S 01), 906

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