M S Kramer

Summary

Affiliation: McGill University
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint The contribution of mild and moderate preterm birth to infant mortality. Fetal and Infant Health Study Group of the Canadian Perinatal Surveillance System
    M S Kramer
    1020 Pine Ave W, Montreal, Quebec, Canada H3A 1A2
    JAMA 284:843-9. 2000
  2. ncbi request reprint Pacifier use, early weaning, and cry/fuss behavior: a randomized controlled trial
    M S Kramer
    1020 Pine Ave W, Montreal, Quebec, Canada H3A 1A2
    JAMA 286:322-6. 2001
  3. ncbi request reprint Promotion of Breastfeeding Intervention Trial (PROBIT): a randomized trial in the Republic of Belarus
    M S Kramer
    Department of Pediatrics, McGill University Faculty of Medicine, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    JAMA 285:413-20. 2001
  4. ncbi request reprint A new and improved population-based Canadian reference for birth weight for gestational age
    M S Kramer
    Department of Pediatrics, McGill University Faculty of Medicine, Montreal, Canada
    Pediatrics 108:E35. 2001
  5. ncbi request reprint Secular trends in preterm birth: a hospital-based cohort study
    M S Kramer
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McGill University Faculty of Medicine and the Royal Victoria Hospital, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    JAMA 280:1849-54. 1998
  6. doi request reprint Customised birthweight percentiles: does adjusting for maternal characteristics matter?
    J A Hutcheon
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    BJOG 115:1397-404. 2008
  7. ncbi request reprint Does previous infection protect against atopic eczema and recurrent wheeze in infancy?
    M S Kramer
    Department of Pediatrics, McGill University Faculty of Medicine, Montreal, Canada
    Clin Exp Allergy 34:753-6. 2004
  8. doi request reprint Influence of ultrasound-to-delivery interval and maternal-fetal characteristics on validity of estimated fetal weight
    J M Cohen
    Department of Biostatistics, The Montreal Children s Hospital Research Institute, Montreal, QC, Canada
    Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol 35:434-41. 2010
  9. ncbi request reprint Socio-economic disparities in pregnancy outcome: why do the poor fare so poorly?
    M S Kramer
    Department of Pediatrics, McGill University, Canada
    Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol 14:194-210. 2000
  10. doi request reprint The rise in singleton preterm births in the USA: the impact of labour induction
    X Zhang
    Department of Pediatrics, McGill University Faculty of Medicine, Montreal, QC, Canada
    BJOG 119:1309-15. 2012

Detail Information

Publications27

  1. ncbi request reprint The contribution of mild and moderate preterm birth to infant mortality. Fetal and Infant Health Study Group of the Canadian Perinatal Surveillance System
    M S Kramer
    1020 Pine Ave W, Montreal, Quebec, Canada H3A 1A2
    JAMA 284:843-9. 2000
    ..However, infants born at 32 through 36 weeks are more common and their public health impact has not been well studied...
  2. ncbi request reprint Pacifier use, early weaning, and cry/fuss behavior: a randomized controlled trial
    M S Kramer
    1020 Pine Ave W, Montreal, Quebec, Canada H3A 1A2
    JAMA 286:322-6. 2001
    ..Observational studies have reported a strong association between pacifier use and early weaning, but such studies are unable to determine whether the association is causal...
  3. ncbi request reprint Promotion of Breastfeeding Intervention Trial (PROBIT): a randomized trial in the Republic of Belarus
    M S Kramer
    Department of Pediatrics, McGill University Faculty of Medicine, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    JAMA 285:413-20. 2001
    ..Potential sources of bias in such studies have led to doubts about the magnitude of these health benefits in industrialized countries...
  4. ncbi request reprint A new and improved population-based Canadian reference for birth weight for gestational age
    M S Kramer
    Department of Pediatrics, McGill University Faculty of Medicine, Montreal, Canada
    Pediatrics 108:E35. 2001
    ....
  5. ncbi request reprint Secular trends in preterm birth: a hospital-based cohort study
    M S Kramer
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McGill University Faculty of Medicine and the Royal Victoria Hospital, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    JAMA 280:1849-54. 1998
    ..Canada and the United States have reported a recent increase in the incidence of preterm birth, but the reasons for this increase are unknown...
  6. doi request reprint Customised birthweight percentiles: does adjusting for maternal characteristics matter?
    J A Hutcheon
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    BJOG 115:1397-404. 2008
    ....
  7. ncbi request reprint Does previous infection protect against atopic eczema and recurrent wheeze in infancy?
    M S Kramer
    Department of Pediatrics, McGill University Faculty of Medicine, Montreal, Canada
    Clin Exp Allergy 34:753-6. 2004
    ....
  8. doi request reprint Influence of ultrasound-to-delivery interval and maternal-fetal characteristics on validity of estimated fetal weight
    J M Cohen
    Department of Biostatistics, The Montreal Children s Hospital Research Institute, Montreal, QC, Canada
    Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol 35:434-41. 2010
    ....
  9. ncbi request reprint Socio-economic disparities in pregnancy outcome: why do the poor fare so poorly?
    M S Kramer
    Department of Pediatrics, McGill University, Canada
    Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol 14:194-210. 2000
    ....
  10. doi request reprint The rise in singleton preterm births in the USA: the impact of labour induction
    X Zhang
    Department of Pediatrics, McGill University Faculty of Medicine, Montreal, QC, Canada
    BJOG 119:1309-15. 2012
    ..To assess the extent to which increased rates of labour induction and caesarean section have contributed to the recent rise in preterm birth...
  11. doi request reprint Amniotic fluid embolism: incidence, risk factors, and impact on perinatal outcome
    M S Kramer
    Department of Pediatrics, McGill University Faculty of Medicine, Montreal, QC, Canada
    BJOG 119:874-9. 2012
    ..To extend our previous work on AFE in Canada by including stricter criteria for case identification and by examining risks for stillbirth, neonatal mortality and serious maternal and neonatal morbidity...
  12. ncbi request reprint The effect of prolonged and exclusive breast-feeding on dental caries in early school-age children. New evidence from a large randomized trial
    M S Kramer
    Department of Pediatrics, McGill University Faculty of Medicine, Montreal, Canada
    Caries Res 41:484-8. 2007
    ..Our results, based on the largest randomized trial ever conducted in the area of human lactation, provide no evidence of beneficial or harmful effects of prolonged and exclusive breast-feeding on dental caries at early school age...
  13. ncbi request reprint Detecting and eliminating erroneous gestational ages: a normal mixture model
    R W Platt
    Department of Pediatrics, McGill University, Montreal, Canada
    Stat Med 20:3491-503. 2001
    ..The new method gives the best birth weight distributions for gestational age and the most realistic gestational-age-specific mortality rates, while each of the other methods has at least one significant flaw...
  14. ncbi request reprint Postterm infants: too big or too small?
    F H McLean
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, McGill University Faculty of Medicine, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 164:619-24. 1991
    ..No evidence of postterm weight loss or lower weight for length could be demonstrated. Concern in postterm pregnancy should be for fetal macrosomia, not for intrauterine growth retardation...
  15. pmc Reduced birthweight in short or primiparous mothers: physiological or pathological?
    X Zhang
    Department of Pediatrics, McGill University, Faculty of Medicine, Montreal, QC, Canada
    BJOG 117:1248-54. 2010
    ..Maternal height and parity are among the characteristics widely assumed to be physiological. Our objective was to test that assumption by using an association with perinatal mortality as evidence of a pathological effect...
  16. doi request reprint The low prevalence of allergic disease in Eastern Europe: are risk factors consistent with the hygiene hypothesis?
    M S Kramer
    Department of Pediatrics, McGill University, Faculty of Medicine, Montreal, Canada
    Clin Exp Allergy 39:708-16. 2009
    ..The prevalence of allergic disease is known to be low in Eastern Europe...
  17. ncbi request reprint Role of the complete blood count in detecting occult focal bacterial infection in the young febrile child
    M S Kramer
    Department of Pediatrics, McGill University Faculty of Medicine, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    J Clin Epidemiol 46:349-57. 1993
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  18. ncbi request reprint The use of customised versus population-based birthweight standards in predicting perinatal mortality
    X Zhang
    Department of Pediatrics, McGill University Faculty of Medicine, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    BJOG 114:474-7. 2007
    ..The objective of this study was to critically examine potential artifacts and biases underlying the use of 'customised' standards of birthweight for gestational age (GA)...
  19. ncbi request reprint Maternal dietary antigen avoidance during pregnancy or lactation, or both, for preventing or treating atopic disease in the child
    M S Kramer
    McGill University, Faculty of Medicine, 1020 Pine Avenue West, Montreal, Quebec, Canada H3A 1A2
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev 3:CD000133. 2006
    ..Some breastfed infants with atopic eczema benefit from elimination of cow milk, egg, or other antigens from their mother's diet. Maternal dietary antigens are also known to cross the placenta...
  20. ncbi request reprint Aerobic exercise for women during pregnancy
    M S Kramer
    Faculty of Medicine, 1020 Pine Avenue West, Montreal, Quebec, Canada H3A 1A2
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev 3:CD000180. 2006
    ..Many pregnant women wish to engage in aerobic exercise during pregnancy but are concerned about possible adverse effects on the outcome of pregnancy...
  21. ncbi request reprint Aminorex, dexfenfluramine, and primary pulmonary hypertension
    M S Kramer
    Department of Pediatrics, McGill University Faculty of Medicine, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    J Clin Epidemiol 51:361-4. 1998
    ..This led to warnings of a repeat epidemic, especially after the introduction of dexfenfluramine on the North American market...
  22. ncbi request reprint Critical pediatric equipment availability in Canadian hospital emergency departments
    D McGillivray
    Departments of Pediatrics, Division of Emergency Medicine, Montreal Children s Hospital, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Ann Emerg Med 37:371-6. 2001
    ..The objectives of this study were to assess the availability of pediatric resuscitation equipment items in Canadian hospital EDs and to identify risk factors for the unavailability of these items...
  23. ncbi request reprint Maternal anthropometric risk factors for caesarean delivery before or after onset of labour
    A Sherrard
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    BJOG 114:1088-96. 2007
    ..To quantify the effects of pre-pregnancy body mass and gestational weight gain, above and beyond their known effects on birthweight, on the risk of primary and repeat caesarean delivery performed before or after the onset of labour...
  24. ncbi request reprint Socio-economic disparities in preterm birth: causal pathways and mechanisms
    M S Kramer
    Department of Pediatrics, McGill University, 1020 Pine Avenue West, Montreal, Quebec, Canada H3A 1A2
    Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol 15:104-23. 2001
    ..This improved understanding should help not only in developing strategies to reduce the disparities but also in suggesting preventive interventions applicable across the entire socio-economic spectrum...
  25. ncbi request reprint Postpartum weight loss and infant feeding
    L N Haiek
    Department of Epidemiology, McGill University Faculty of Medicine, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    J Am Board Fam Pract 14:85-94. 2001
    ..This information should be useful in counseling new or prospective mothers and in avoiding unrealistic expectations...
  26. pmc Preventing preterm birth: are we making any progress?
    M S Kramer
    Department of Pediatrics, McGill University Faculty of Medicine, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Yale J Biol Med 70:227-32. 1997
    ....
  27. ncbi request reprint Investigation of an increase in postpartum haemorrhage in Canada
    K S Joseph
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Canada
    BJOG 114:751-9. 2007
    ..To investigate the cause of a recent increase in hysterectomies for postpartum haemorrhage in Canada...