L Raio

Summary

Affiliation: University Hospital
Country: Switzerland

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint In-utero characterization of the blood flow in the Hyrtl anastomosis
    L Raio
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Berne Inselspital, Schanzeneckstrasse 1, Berne, Switzerland
    Placenta 22:597-601. 2001
  2. pmc Postpartal recurrent non-ST elevation myocardial infarction in essential thrombocythaemia: case report and review of the literature
    Spyridon Arampatzis
    Department of Nephrology Hypertension, University of Bern, Berne, Switzerland
    Thromb J 8:12. 2010
  3. ncbi request reprint [Shorter delivery time after induction with misoprostol]
    L Raio
    Universitätsfrauenklinik Bern Inselspital und Frauenklinik des Kantonsspitals Münsterlingen, Schweiz
    Z Geburtshilfe Neonatol 205:147-51. 2001
  4. ncbi request reprint Altered sonographic umbilical cord morphometry in early-onset preeclampsia
    Luigi Raio
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Berne Inselspital, Bern, Switzerland
    Obstet Gynecol 100:311-6. 2002
  5. ncbi request reprint Evidence of fetal C-reactive protein urinary excretion in early gestation
    Luigi Raio
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Berne Inselspital, Berne, Switzerland
    Obstet Gynecol 101:1062-3. 2003
  6. ncbi request reprint Perinatal outcome of fetuses with a birth weight greater than 4500 g: an analysis of 3356 cases
    Luigi Raio
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Berne Inselspital, Effingerstrasse 102, 3010 Berne, Switzerland
    Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol 109:160-5. 2003
  7. ncbi request reprint Ductus venosus blood flow velocity characteristics of fetuses with single umbilical artery
    L Raio
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Berne, Switzerland
    Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol 22:252-6. 2003
  8. ncbi request reprint Sonographic morphology and hyaluronan content of umbilical cords of healthy and Down syndrome fetuses in early gestation
    Luigi Raio
    Department of Experimental and Clinical Biomedical Science DSBSC, University of Insubria, Varese, Italy
    Early Hum Dev 77:1-12. 2004
  9. ncbi request reprint Hyaluronan content of Wharton's jelly in healthy and Down syndrome fetuses
    Luigi Raio
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Berne, Effingerstrasse 102, 3010 Berne, Switzerland
    Matrix Biol 24:166-74. 2005
  10. ncbi request reprint The thick heterogeneous (jellylike) placenta: a strong predictor of adverse pregnancy outcome
    Luigi Raio
    The Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Berne Inselspital, Switzerland
    Prenat Diagn 24:182-8. 2004

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  1. ncbi request reprint In-utero characterization of the blood flow in the Hyrtl anastomosis
    L Raio
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Berne Inselspital, Schanzeneckstrasse 1, Berne, Switzerland
    Placenta 22:597-601. 2001
    ..This supports the hypothesis that the Hyrtl anastomosis plays an important role when the placental territories supplied by the umbilical arteries are different in size...
  2. pmc Postpartal recurrent non-ST elevation myocardial infarction in essential thrombocythaemia: case report and review of the literature
    Spyridon Arampatzis
    Department of Nephrology Hypertension, University of Bern, Berne, Switzerland
    Thromb J 8:12. 2010
    ..In conclusion, with the continuing trend of childbearing at older ages, rare or unlikely conditions leading to severe events such as myocardial infarction must be considered in pregnant women...
  3. ncbi request reprint [Shorter delivery time after induction with misoprostol]
    L Raio
    Universitätsfrauenklinik Bern Inselspital und Frauenklinik des Kantonsspitals Münsterlingen, Schweiz
    Z Geburtshilfe Neonatol 205:147-51. 2001
    ..We undertook this study to investigate whether the activity of the two prostaglandins are different over time during the induction-to-delivery interval...
  4. ncbi request reprint Altered sonographic umbilical cord morphometry in early-onset preeclampsia
    Luigi Raio
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Berne Inselspital, Bern, Switzerland
    Obstet Gynecol 100:311-6. 2002
    ..To determine whether the sonographic morphometry of the umbilical cord components is different in preeclamptic compared with healthy pregnant women...
  5. ncbi request reprint Evidence of fetal C-reactive protein urinary excretion in early gestation
    Luigi Raio
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Berne Inselspital, Berne, Switzerland
    Obstet Gynecol 101:1062-3. 2003
    ..It remains unexplained whether amniotic fluid C-reactive protein is of fetal origin...
  6. ncbi request reprint Perinatal outcome of fetuses with a birth weight greater than 4500 g: an analysis of 3356 cases
    Luigi Raio
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Berne Inselspital, Effingerstrasse 102, 3010 Berne, Switzerland
    Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol 109:160-5. 2003
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  7. ncbi request reprint Ductus venosus blood flow velocity characteristics of fetuses with single umbilical artery
    L Raio
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Berne, Switzerland
    Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol 22:252-6. 2003
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate the ductus venosus blood flow profile in fetuses with single umbilical artery and to correlate it with the umbilical cord morphology...
  8. ncbi request reprint Sonographic morphology and hyaluronan content of umbilical cords of healthy and Down syndrome fetuses in early gestation
    Luigi Raio
    Department of Experimental and Clinical Biomedical Science DSBSC, University of Insubria, Varese, Italy
    Early Hum Dev 77:1-12. 2004
    ..To explore the sonographic vascular architecture and the hyaluronan amount and distribution of umbilical cords of healthy and trisomy 21 fetuses in early gestation...
  9. ncbi request reprint Hyaluronan content of Wharton's jelly in healthy and Down syndrome fetuses
    Luigi Raio
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Berne, Effingerstrasse 102, 3010 Berne, Switzerland
    Matrix Biol 24:166-74. 2005
    ..Therefore we can conclude that HA is more represented in DS UCs than in euploid UCs. A complex alteration of the HA metabolism characterized by an increased synthesis of lower weight HA molecules is a peculiarity of DS UCs...
  10. ncbi request reprint The thick heterogeneous (jellylike) placenta: a strong predictor of adverse pregnancy outcome
    Luigi Raio
    The Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Berne Inselspital, Switzerland
    Prenat Diagn 24:182-8. 2004
    ..To present a series of cases with a sonographic thick and heterogeneous placenta, and to review the literature...
  11. ncbi request reprint First-trimester umbilical cord diameter: a novel marker of fetal aneuploidy
    F Ghezzi
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Insubria, Varese, Italy
    Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol 19:235-9. 2002
    ..To compare the umbilical cord diameter at 10-14 weeks of gestation of chromosomally normal and abnormal fetuses...
  12. ncbi request reprint Large cross-sectional area of the umbilical cord as a predictor of fetal macrosomia
    A Cromi
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Insubria, Del Ponte Hospital, Varese, Italy
    Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol 30:861-6. 2007
    ..To determine whether a large cross-sectional area of the umbilical cord is a predictor of fetal macrosomia...
  13. ncbi request reprint Extra-amniotic Foley catheter and prostaglandin E(2) gel for cervical ripening at term gestation
    F Ghezzi
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Insubria, Viale Borri 57, 21100, Varese, Italy
    Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol 97:183-7. 2001
    ..This study evaluated the efficacy of intravaginal prostaglandin E(2) gel in comparison with that of a Foley catheter for cervical ripening and induction of labor...
  14. ncbi request reprint Umbilical vein blood flow in fetuses with normal and lean umbilical cord
    E Di Naro
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Bari, Bari, Italy
    Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol 17:224-8. 2001
    ..This could explain the increased incidence of intrapartum complications and fetal growth restriction among fetuses with a lean and/or hypocoiled cord...
  15. ncbi request reprint Single and multiple umbilical cord cysts in early gestation: two different entities
    F Ghezzi
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Insubria, Varese, Italy
    Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol 21:215-9. 2003
    ..To investigate the prevalence of single and multiple umbilical cord cysts in the first trimester and to assess whether there is a difference in the pregnancy outcome between them...
  16. ncbi request reprint First-trimester sonographic umbilical cord diameter and the growth of the human embryo
    F Ghezzi
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Insubria, Varese, Italy
    Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol 18:348-51. 2001
    ..CONCLUSION: The measurement of the umbilical cord diameter in the first trimester is correlated with the growth of the embryo and may be a marker for identifying a subset of fetuses at risk of spontaneous miscarriage and pre-eclampsia...
  17. ncbi request reprint Nomogram of Wharton's jelly as depicted in the sonographic cross section of the umbilical cord
    F Ghezzi
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Insubria, Viale Borri 57, 21100 Varese, Italy
    Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol 18:121-5. 2001
    ..To generate a nomogram for the sonographic measurement of Wharton's jelly area (WJA) during gestation and to investigate whether WJA is related to fetal biometric parameters...
  18. ncbi request reprint C-reactive protein production in term human placental tissue
    A Malek
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Berne, Inselspital, KKL G3 825, 3010 Berne, BE, Switzerland
    Placenta 27:619-25. 2006
    ..The present in vivo and in vitro studies were designed to investigate the production of CRP in human placental tissues...
  19. ncbi request reprint Umbilical cord morphology and pregnancy outcome
    E Di Naro
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Bari, Bari, Italy
    Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol 96:150-7. 2001
    ..Prenatal morphometric UC characteristics as well as arterial and venous blood flow parameters in normal and pathologic conditions will be discussed...
  20. doi request reprint Single umbilical artery in twin pregnancies
    J Klatt
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Neue Frauenklinik Luzern, Luzern, Switzerland
    Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol 39:505-9. 2012
    ..Our purpose was to evaluate the antenatal incidence of single umbilical artery (SUA) in twin pregnancies according to chorionicity and to assess its relationship with outcome...
  21. ncbi request reprint Two-trocar adnexal surgery: a "quasi" scarless operation
    F Ghezzi
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Insubria, Ospedale F Del Ponte, Piazza Biroldi 1, 21100 Varese, Italy
    Surg Endosc 18:825-8. 2004
    ..This study aimed to explore the feasibility and safety of two-port abdominal cavity entry for adnexal surgery...
  22. ncbi request reprint [The use of hormonal contraception in perimenopause is still a hazard?]
    M Buttarelli
    U O Ginecologia e Ostetricia A, Clinica Ostetrica e Ginecologica, Azienda Ospedaliera Ospedale di Circolo, Universita degli Studi dell Insubria, Varese, Italy
    Minerva Ginecol 53:421-9. 2001
    ..The aim of this review is to discuss lights and shadows of the use of hormonal contraception in perimenopause...
  23. doi request reprint Effects of female genital mutilation on birth outcomes in Switzerland
    S Wuest
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of Berne and Inselspital Berne, Berne, Switzerland
    BJOG 116:1204-9. 2009
    ..Our secondary aim was to determine whether women with FGM and non-mutilated women have different fetal and maternal outcomes...
  24. ncbi request reprint [Recommendations for the palliative care of dying neonates]
    E Cignacco
    Frauenklinik, Universitätsspital Insel Bern, Schweiz
    Z Geburtshilfe Neonatol 208:155-60. 2004
    ..In this article some recommendations for decision-making and standardization of palliative care for dying neonates are presented...
  25. doi request reprint [Complex umbilical cord vein pulsations in cases with twin-twin transfusion syndrome: prognostic implications]
    K Scheibner
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of Bern, Inselspital Switzerland, Bern, Schweiz
    Ultraschall Med 32:E157-61. 2011
    ..Umbilical vein pulsations (UV-P) are due to various etiologies. The aim of the present study was to investigate the incidence and type of UV-P in monochorionic twins with twin-twin transfusion syndrome (TTTS)...
  26. ncbi request reprint The Hayman technique: a simple method to treat postpartum haemorrhage
    F Ghezzi
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Insubria, Del Ponte Hospital, Varese, Italy
    BJOG 114:362-5. 2007
    ..The median follow-up time was 11 months (range 1-19). One woman conceived spontaneously 10 months after the procedure. Our results suggest that the Hayman suture is an effective and safe treatment for PPH...
  27. ncbi request reprint Vaginal extraction of pelvic masses following operative laparoscopy
    F Ghezzi
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Insubria H Ponte, Varese, Italy
    Surg Endosc 16:1691-6. 2002
    ..To investigate the clinical outcome of patients undergoing operative laparoscopy for a benign pelvic mass followed by vaginal extraction of the surgical specimen...
  28. doi request reprint First-trimester serum levels of soluble endoglin and soluble fms-like tyrosine kinase-1 as first-trimester markers for late-onset preeclampsia
    Marc U Baumann
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Inselspital, Bern University Hospital and University of Bern, Bern, Switzerland
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 199:266.e1-6. 2008
    ..The aim of this investigation was to assess soluble endoglin (sEng) and soluble fms-like tyrosine kinase-1 (sFlt1) as first-trimester serum markers to predict preeclampsia...
  29. ncbi request reprint Fetal thymic involution: a sonographic marker of the fetal inflammatory response syndrome
    Edoardo Di Naro
    Department of Obstetrics, University of Bari, Bari, Italy
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 194:153-9. 2006
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate whether there is a relationship between the sonographic fetal thymus size and the presence of an intrauterine infection in patients with preterm labor...
  30. ncbi request reprint Sonographic umbilical cord morphometry and coiling patterns in twin-twin transfusion syndrome
    Antonella Cromi
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Insubria Ospedale F Del Ponte, Varese, Italy
    Prenat Diagn 25:851-5. 2005
    ..The purpose of this study was to investigate the UC morphometry and UC coiling pattern at ultrasound in monochorionic twin pregnancies with TTTS...
  31. ncbi request reprint A woman with rheumatoid arthritis whose condition did not improve during pregnancy
    Monika Østensen
    Department of Rheumatology and Clinical Immunology and Allergology, University of Berne, Switzerland
    Nat Clin Pract Rheumatol 1:111-4; quiz 1 p. following 114. 2005
    ..She was treated with low-dose prednisone, sulfasalazine, nimesulide, and intra-articular corticosteroid injections. Oligohydramnios developed at gestational week 18...
  32. ncbi request reprint Idiopathic fetal intrauterine growth restriction: a possible inheritance pattern
    Fabio Ghezzi
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Insubria, Ospedale F Del Ponte, Piazza Biroldi, I 21100 Varese, Italy
    Prenat Diagn 23:259-64. 2003
    ..This study was conducted to assess if the delivery of a previous growth-retarded (IUGR) fetus increases the risk of having an IUGR fetus in subsequent pregnancies and to explore if a familial pattern of transmission is involved...
  33. ncbi request reprint MR imaging pelvimetry: a useful adjunct in the treatment of women at risk for dystocia?
    Stefan Sporri
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Bern, Inselspital, Effingerstrasse, 3010 Bern, Switzerland
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 179:137-44. 2002
    ..The objective of this study was to test the clinical value of MR imaging for diagnosing cephalopelvic disproportion and for predicting labor outcome in women at risk for dystocia...
  34. ncbi request reprint Longitudinal umbilical vein blood flow changes in normal and growth-retarded fetuses
    Edoardo Di Naro
    Departments of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Bari, Italy
    Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 81:527-33. 2002
    ..To explore whether the umbilical vein blood flow of growth-retarded fetuses with normal Doppler parameters changes over time differently to that of normally grown fetuses...
  35. ncbi request reprint C-reactive protein in vaginal fluid of patients with preterm premature rupture of membranes
    Edoardo Di Naro
    Departments of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Bari, Bari, Italy
    Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 82:1072-9. 2003
    ..To assess whether C-reactive protein (CRP) concentrations in cervical amniotic fluid reflect the condition of the intrauterine environment in patients with preterm premature rupture of membranes (PROM) before 35 weeks of gestation...
  36. ncbi request reprint Umbilical cord morphologic characteristics and umbilical artery Doppler parameters in intrauterine growth-restricted fetuses
    Luigi Raio
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Bern Inselspital, Bern, Switzerland
    J Ultrasound Med 22:1341-7. 2003
    ..To compare prenatal morphometric changes of umbilical cord components in intrauterine growth-restricted fetuses with and without abnormal umbilical artery Doppler parameters...
  37. ncbi request reprint Elevated amniotic fluid C-reactive protein at the time of genetic amniocentesis is a marker for preterm delivery
    Fabio Ghezzi
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Insubria, Circolo Hospital, Varese, Italy
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 186:268-73. 2002
    ..The objective of this study was to investigate whether the amniotic fluid C-reactive protein level at the time of genetic amniocentesis is a marker for spontaneous preterm delivery before 34 and 37 weeks of gestation...
  38. ncbi request reprint Novel placental and nonplacental serum markers in ectopic versus normal intrauterine pregnancy
    Michael D Mueller
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Bern, Bern, Switzerland
    Fertil Steril 81:1106-11. 2004
    ..To evaluate whether the serum concentrations of novel placental markers and nonplacental markers differ in ectopic pregnancy when compared with normal intrauterine pregnancy...
  39. ncbi request reprint Sonographic atypical vascular coiling of the umbilical cord
    Antonella Cromi
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Insubria F Del Ponte Hospital, Varese, Italy
    Prenat Diagn 25:1-6. 2005
    ..To investigate whether an atypical umbilical coiling pattern at prenatal sonography is associated with adverse pregnancy outcome...
  40. ncbi request reprint Sonographic umbilical vessel morphometry and perinatal outcome of fetuses with a lean umbilical cord
    Fabio Ghezzi
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Insubria Del Ponte Hospital, Piazza Biroldi 1, 21100 Varese, Italy
    J Clin Ultrasound 33:18-23. 2005
    ..This study was undertaken to assess whether changes in umbilical cord vessel morphometry are associated with an increased risk of adverse perinatal outcome among fetuses with a lean umbilical cord on sonography...
  41. ncbi request reprint 2,3,7,8-Tetrachlorodibenzo-p-dioxin increases glycodelin gene and protein expression in human endometrium
    Michael D Mueller
    Endometriosis Center, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Inselspital, University of Bern, Effingerstrasse 102, 3010 Bern, Switzerland
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 90:4809-15. 2005
    ..Glycodelin (GdA) is an immunosuppressive endometrial glycoprotein critical for embryonic implantation and pregnancy establishment...
  42. ncbi request reprint Bilateral intralobar pulmonary sequestration in a newborn, case report and review of the literature on bilateral pulmonary sequestrations
    Robert Stern
    Department of Surgical Pediatrics, University Hospital of Berne, Switzerland
    J Pediatr Surg 42:E19-23. 2007
    ..At the age of 7 months, the child underwent successful bilateral thoracotomy. In follow-up at the age of more than 1 year, no complications have occurred...
  43. doi request reprint Salt sensitivity of children with low birth weight
    Giacomo D Simonetti
    Department of Nephrology, Inselspital, Bern University Hospital, University of Bern, Berne, Switzerland
    Hypertension 52:625-30. 2008
    ..Whether the changes in renal growth are causative or are the consequence of the same abnormal "fetal programming" awaits clarification...
  44. ncbi request reprint Joel-Cohen or Pfannenstiel incision at cesarean delivery: does it make a difference?
    Massimo Franchi
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology University of Insubria, Varese, Italy
    Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 81:1040-6. 2002
    ..To evaluate whether the technique to open the abdomen might influence the operative time and the maternal and neonatal outcome...
  45. ncbi request reprint PAPP-A and osteoprotegerin, together with interleukin-8 and RANTES, are elevated in the peritoneal fluid of women with endometriosis
    Nick A Bersinger
    Endometriosis Centre, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of Berne, Switzerland
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 195:103-8. 2006
    ....