R B Gherman

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Publications

  1. ncbi Incidence, clinical characteristics, and timing of objectively diagnosed venous thromboembolism during pregnancy
    R B Gherman
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Southern California School of Medicine, Los Angeles, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 94:730-4. 1999
  2. ncbi Brachial plexus injury: a 23-year experience from a tertiary center
    Suneet P Chauhan
    Spartanburg Regional Medical Center, SC, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 192:1795-800; discussion 1800-2. 2005
  3. ncbi Shoulder dystocia without versus with brachial plexus injury: a case-control study
    Suneet P Chauhan
    Aurora Health Care, West Allis, WI 53227, USA
    J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med 20:313-7. 2007
  4. ncbi Ballantyne syndrome: is placental ischemia the etiology?
    R B Gherman
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Portsmouth Naval Hospital, Virginia 23708 2197, USA
    J Matern Fetal Med 7:227-9. 1998
  5. ncbi Shoulder dystocia: prevention and management
    Robert B Gherman
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Washington Adventist Hospital, 7600 Carrou Avenue, 3rd Floor, Takoma Park, MD 20912, USA
    Obstet Gynecol Clin North Am 32:297-305, x. 2005
  6. ncbi Shoulder dystocia: an evidence-based evaluation of the obstetric nightmare
    Robert B Gherman
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Portsmouth Naval Hospital, Portsmouth, Virginia, USA
    Clin Obstet Gynecol 45:345-62. 2002
  7. ncbi Oral misoprostol vs. intravaginal prostaglandin E2 for preinduction cervical ripening. A randomized trial
    R B Gherman
    Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Portsmouth Naval Hospital, 620 John Paul Jones Circle, Portsmouth, VA 23708, USA
    J Reprod Med 46:641-6. 2001
  8. ncbi Uterine rupture associated with vaginal birth after cesarean section: a complication of intravaginal misoprostol?
    R B Gherman
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Naval Medical Center, Portsmouth, VA 23708 2197, USA
    Gynecol Obstet Invest 50:212-3. 2000
  9. ncbi Low-dose methotrexate treatment for interstitial pregnancy. A case report
    R B Gherman
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Naval Medical Center Portsmouth, Virginia, USA
    J Reprod Med 45:142-4. 2000
  10. ncbi Obstetric implications of activated protein C resistance and factor V Leiden mutation
    R B Gherman
    Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Portsmouth Naval Hospital, Virginia 23708 2197, USA
    Obstet Gynecol Surv 55:117-22. 2000

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  1. ncbi Incidence, clinical characteristics, and timing of objectively diagnosed venous thromboembolism during pregnancy
    R B Gherman
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Southern California School of Medicine, Los Angeles, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 94:730-4. 1999
    ..To estimate the incidence, timing, and associated clinical characteristics of objectively diagnosed pregnancy-associated venous thromboembolism...
  2. ncbi Brachial plexus injury: a 23-year experience from a tertiary center
    Suneet P Chauhan
    Spartanburg Regional Medical Center, SC, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 192:1795-800; discussion 1800-2. 2005
    ..The purpose of this study was to analyze the data on brachial plexus injury and its relationship with shoulder dystocia from a tertiary center for a 23-year period...
  3. ncbi Shoulder dystocia without versus with brachial plexus injury: a case-control study
    Suneet P Chauhan
    Aurora Health Care, West Allis, WI 53227, USA
    J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med 20:313-7. 2007
    ..To delineate factors that differentiate shoulder dystocia with and without brachial plexus injury (BPI)...
  4. ncbi Ballantyne syndrome: is placental ischemia the etiology?
    R B Gherman
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Portsmouth Naval Hospital, Virginia 23708 2197, USA
    J Matern Fetal Med 7:227-9. 1998
    ..Underlying placental ischemia, reflected by a hyperproliferative trophoblast, increased hCG secretion, and increased placental resistance may account for the maternal findings of Ballantyne syndrome...
  5. ncbi Shoulder dystocia: prevention and management
    Robert B Gherman
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Washington Adventist Hospital, 7600 Carrou Avenue, 3rd Floor, Takoma Park, MD 20912, USA
    Obstet Gynecol Clin North Am 32:297-305, x. 2005
    ..Shoulder dystocia continues to represent an immense area of clinical interest because it typically occurs without prediction. All patients in labor should be considered at risk for the development of shoulder dystocia...
  6. ncbi Shoulder dystocia: an evidence-based evaluation of the obstetric nightmare
    Robert B Gherman
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Portsmouth Naval Hospital, Portsmouth, Virginia, USA
    Clin Obstet Gynecol 45:345-62. 2002
  7. ncbi Oral misoprostol vs. intravaginal prostaglandin E2 for preinduction cervical ripening. A randomized trial
    R B Gherman
    Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Portsmouth Naval Hospital, 620 John Paul Jones Circle, Portsmouth, VA 23708, USA
    J Reprod Med 46:641-6. 2001
    ..To compare orally administered misoprostol with intravaginal prostaglandin E2 for cervical ripening and labor induction...
  8. ncbi Uterine rupture associated with vaginal birth after cesarean section: a complication of intravaginal misoprostol?
    R B Gherman
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Naval Medical Center, Portsmouth, VA 23708 2197, USA
    Gynecol Obstet Invest 50:212-3. 2000
    ..We report a patient with two prior low transverse uterine incisions who experienced uterine rupture after having received a single 25-microg intravaginal dose of misoprostol...
  9. ncbi Low-dose methotrexate treatment for interstitial pregnancy. A case report
    R B Gherman
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Naval Medical Center Portsmouth, Virginia, USA
    J Reprod Med 45:142-4. 2000
    ..Only a small number of case reports have described medical treatment of interstitial ectopic pregnancies. Almost all of the reported patients were treated with repeated high doses (1 mg/kg) of methotrexate...
  10. ncbi Obstetric implications of activated protein C resistance and factor V Leiden mutation
    R B Gherman
    Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Portsmouth Naval Hospital, Virginia 23708 2197, USA
    Obstet Gynecol Surv 55:117-22. 2000
    ..Recent studies have also pointed to evidence of an association between APCR/factor V Leiden mutation and hypertensive disorders of pregnancy, first and second trimester miscarriage, placental infarction, and placental abruption...
  11. ncbi Shoulder dystocia
    R B Gherman
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Portsmouth Naval Hospital, VA 23708 2197, USA
    Curr Opin Obstet Gynecol 10:459-63. 1998
    ..Reports have also questioned the traditional thinking that brachial plexus injury is caused by application of excessive lateral traction to the fetal head. Rather, in-utero forces may underlie a significant portion of these injuries...
  12. ncbi Postpartum hemolytic-uremic syndrome associated with lupus anticoagulant. A case report
    R B Gherman
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Portsmouth Naval Hospital, Virginia 23708 2197, USA
    J Reprod Med 44:471-4. 1999
    ..Hemolytic uremic syndrome is a rare thrombotic microangiopathy characterized by acute renal failure, thrombocytopenia and hemolysis. The underlying abnormality is currently thought to involve enothelial injury within the microcirculation...
  13. ncbi Successful pregnancy outcome in a woman with a gain-of-function mutation of the calcium-sensing receptor. A case report
    R B Gherman
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Naval Medical Center, Portsmouth, Virginia, USA
    J Reprod Med 44:745-7. 1999
    ..Gain-of-function mutations of the calcium-sensing receptor gene have recently been identified as a cause of familial hypercalciuric hypocalcemia. There have been no earlier reported cases of pregnancy among patients with this disorder...
  14. ncbi Intractable hyperemesis gravidarum, transient hyperthyroidism and intrauterine growth restriction associated with hyperreactio luteinalis. A case report
    Robert B Gherman
    Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, National Naval Medical Center, Bethesda Naval Hospital, Bethesda, Maryland, USA
    J Reprod Med 48:553-6. 2003
    ..It is usually discovered incidentally at the time of ultrasound, cesarean section or postpartum tubal ligation with the majority of cases asymptomatic...
  15. ncbi Serum tryptase analysis in a woman with amniotic fluid embolism. A case report
    S C Farrar
    Division of Maternal/Fetal Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Naval Medical Center Portsmouth, Portsmouth, Virginia, USA
    J Reprod Med 46:926-8. 2001
    ..7 ng/mL (normal, < 1). CONCLUSION: An elevated serum tryptase level, in conjunction with our patient's clinical history, adds further supporting evidence to the concept of AFE as an anaphylactoid syndrome of pregnancy...
  16. ncbi Shoulder dystocia: are historic risk factors reliable predictors?
    Joseph G Ouzounian
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Kaiser Permanente Medical Center, Baldwin Park, CA 91706, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 192:1933-5; discussion 1935-8. 2005
    ..Our purpose was to determine the rate of associated risk factors for shoulder dystocia from a large cohort of patients delivered within our Southern California perinatal program...
  17. ncbi A comparison of shoulder dystocia-associated transient and permanent brachial plexus palsies
    Robert B Gherman
    Department of Ob Gyn, Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, National Naval Medical Center, Bethesda, Maryland, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 102:544-8. 2003
    ..To estimate differences between shoulder dystocia-associated transient and permanent brachial plexus palsies...
  18. ncbi Spiral fracture of the radius: an unusual case of shoulder dystocia-associated morbidity
    Kay Ann Thompson
    Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, National Naval Medical Center, Bethesda, Maryland 20889, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 102:36-8. 2003
    ..The most common neonatal complications associated with shoulder dystocia include transient brachial plexus palsy, clavicular fracture, and humeral fracture. Fracture of the fetal radius has not been previously reported...
  19. ncbi Simulation laboratories for training in obstetrics and gynecology
    Christian R Macedonia
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda, Maryland 20814, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 102:388-92. 2003
    ..We hope this commentary will stimulate interest in the field, lead to validation studies, and improve training in and the practice of obstetrics and gynecology...
  20. ncbi Conservative management of extra-adrenal pheochromocytoma during pregnancy
    Caela Miller
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, National Naval Medical Center, Bethesda, Maryland 20889, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 105:1185-8. 2005
    ..Extra-adrenal pheochromocytomas are catecholamine-secreting tumors that arise from chromaffin cells of the paraganglion sympathetic system. All of the previously reported cases have described surgical resection during the antepartum period...
  21. ncbi Labor with abnormal presentation and position
    Michael L Stitely
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, West Virginia University School of Medicine, 1 Medical Center Drive, PO Box 9186, Morgantown, WV 26506 9186, USA
    Obstet Gynecol Clin North Am 32:165-79. 2005
    ..As with any position or presentation, an obstetrician should not hesitate to abandon any rotational or operative vaginal procedure and proceed to cesarean delivery if rotation or descent does not occur with relative ease...
  22. ncbi A guest editorial: new insights to shoulder dystocia and brachial plexus palsy
    Robert B Gherman
    Obstet Gynecol Surv 58:1-2. 2003
  23. ncbi Successful pregnancy outcome in a lung transplant recipient with tacrolimus immunosuppression. A case report
    Stephen J Kruszka
    Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Naval Medical Center Portsmouth, 620 John Paul Jones Circle, Portsmouth, VA 23708, USA
    J Reprod Med 47:60-2. 2002
    ..The use of tacrolimus (FK506, PROGRAF) in pregnant lung transplant recipients has been very rarely reported...
  24. ncbi Shoulder dystocia: the unpreventable obstetric emergency with empiric management guidelines
    Robert B Gherman
    Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Prince George s Hospital Center, Cheverly, MD, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 195:657-72. 2006
    ..answer the following questions: (1) Is shoulder dystocia predictable? (2) Can shoulder dystocia be prevented? (3) When shoulder dystocia does occur, what maneuvers should be performed? and (4) What are the sequelae of shoulder dystocia?..
  25. ncbi Modified Zavanelli maneuver for the alleviation of shoulder dystocia
    Craig M Zelig
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, United States Naval Hospital Guam, United States Territory, Guam, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 100:1112-4. 2002
    ..Previously reported cases involving the Zavanelli maneuver have described cephalic replacement followed by immediate cesarean delivery...