Gus Dekker


Affiliation: University of Adelaide
Country: Australia


  1. Andraweera P, Roberts C, Leemaqz S, McCowan L, Myers J, Kenny L, et al. The duration of sexual relationship and its effects on adverse pregnancy outcomes. J Reprod Immunol. 2018;128:16-22 pubmed publisher
    ..A short duration of sexual relationship is more common among women who deliver SGA infants with features of placental insufficiency as indicated by abnormal uterine artery Doppler. ..
  2. Dekker G, Robillard P, Roberts C. The etiology of preeclampsia: the role of the father. J Reprod Immunol. 2011;89:126-32 pubmed publisher
    ..Several large cohort studies, including the large international SCOPE consortium, have identified paternal SNPs with strong associations with preeclampsia. ..
  3. van der Graaf A, Zeeman G, Groen H, Roberts C, Dekker G. Non-invasive assessment of maternal hemodynamics in early pregnancy. Pregnancy Hypertens. 2013;3:261-9 pubmed publisher
    ..Obtaining a comprehensive hemodynamic profile using these modalities may offer insight in maternal (mal)adaptation to pregnancy. Future work needs to be done relating such measures to pregnancy outcome. ..
  4. Verburg P, Dekker G, Tucker G, Scheil W, Erwich J, Roberts C. Seasonality of hypertensive disorders of pregnancy - A South Australian population study. Pregnancy Hypertens. 2018;12:118-123 pubmed publisher
    ..Nutrient intake, in particular vitamin D, sunlight exposure and physical activity may affect maternal, fetal and placental adaptation to pregnancy and are potential contributors to the seasonal variation of HDP. ..
  5. Dekker G, Lee S, North R, McCowan L, Simpson N, Roberts C. Risk factors for preterm birth in an international prospective cohort of nulliparous women. PLoS ONE. 2012;7:e39154 pubmed publisher
    ..The dissimilarity of risk factors for SPTB-IM compared with SPTB-PPROM indicates different pathophysiological pathways underlie these distinct phenotypes. ACTRN12607000551493. ..
  6. Leemaqz S, Dekker G, McCowan L, Kenny L, Myers J, Simpson N, et al. Maternal marijuana use has independent effects on risk for spontaneous preterm birth but not other common late pregnancy complications. Reprod Toxicol. 2016;62:77-86 pubmed publisher
    ..44 (95% CI 2.44-12.11)]. Our data indicate that increasing use of marijuana among young women of reproductive age is a major public health concern. ..
  7. Dekker G, Chan A, Luke C, Priest K, Riley M, Halliday J, et al. Risk of uterine rupture in Australian women attempting vaginal birth after one prior caesarean section: a retrospective population-based cohort study. BJOG. 2010;117:1358-65 pubmed publisher
    ..This study aimed to estimate these risks as well as that associated with oxytocin use...