Gillian A. Ryan
National University of Ireland, Galway
Internal medicineObstetricsEndocrinologyParity (mathematics)Randomized controlled trialFetusIn vitroOxytocinVentriculomegalyCaesarean sectionErgometrineVaginal deliveryPregnancyPopulationUterine contractilityMode of deliveryVaginal birthHuman myometriumThird trimesterCesarean deliveryContractilityFamily medicineTerm (time)MedicineCohort
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#1Gillian A. RyanH-Index: 3
#2Nikhil C. Purandare (National University of Ireland, Galway)
Last. C. N. PurandareH-Index: 6
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Pelvic organ prolapse (POP) is a very common condition which can greatly impact a woman’s quality of life. Treatment options are individualized and typically involve a combination of physiotherapy, pessary insertion and surgical treatments. It is well known that nulliparous prolapse in India constitutes 1.5–2% of genital prolapse, while the incidence is even higher (5–8%) for young women who have delivered one or two children, thus making it one of the highest rates in the world. This has necess...
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#1Gillian A. Ryan (National University of Ireland, Galway)H-Index: 3
#2Sarah M. Nicholson (National University of Ireland, Galway)H-Index: 2
Last. John J. Morrison (National University of Ireland, Galway)H-Index: 43
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Objective It is well established that women with a previous vaginal delivery have higher success rates in relation to vaginal birth after cesarean than those without. The aim of this study was to examine the effect of past mode of delivery on contractile parameters of human myometrium in vitro. Study Design Myometrial strips were excised from 64 women at cesarean delivery (CD) and recordings of spontaneous contractile activity analyzed and compared across three clinical groups: (1) women with no...
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#1Simran A. Ganeriwal (RCSI: Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland)
#2Gillian A. RyanH-Index: 3
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Abstract Cesarean section (CS) is one of the most commonly performed surgical operations in the world and has resulted in improved maternal and neonatal morbidity and mortality rates internationally. However, concerns have been raised regarding the ever increasing CS rates to what has been described as ‘epidemic’ proportions. Global CS rates have increased from 6.7% in 1990 to 19.1% in 2014. However, there is a vast variation in the CS rates between countries with CS rates of 44.3% reported acro...
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#1Gillian A. RyanH-Index: 3
#2Nikhil C. Purandare (University Hospital Galway)H-Index: 1
Last. C. N. PurandareH-Index: 6
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The data pertaining to the COVID-19 pandemic has been rapidly evolving since the first confirmed case in December 2019. This review article presents a comprehensive analysis of the current data in relation to COVID-19 and its effect on pregnant women, including symptoms, disease severity and the risk of vertical transmission. We also review the recommended management of pregnant women with suspected or confirmed COVID-19 and the various pharmacological agents that are being investigated and may ...
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#1Gillian A. Ryan (NUI: National University of Ireland)H-Index: 3
#2Kate C.O. DohertyH-Index: 1
Last. John J. Morrison (NUI: National University of Ireland)H-Index: 43
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Objective To assess the views of women after a first caesarean section (CS) on their birth experience, preference for future mode of birth and willingness to participate in a randomised controlled trial on mode of birth in a future pregnancy. Design Questionnaire survey. Setting Two tertiary maternity centres Ireland, Galway University Hospital, Galwayand the National Maternity Hospital, Dublin. Participants Women with one previous CS. Methods Eligible women consented to participate, and postal ...
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