Fionnuala Mc Auliffe

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Affiliation: University College Dublin
Country: Ireland

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Rhombencephalosynapsis: prenatal imaging and autopsy findings
    F McAuliffe
    University College Dublin School of Medicine and Medical Science, Obstetrics and Gynaecology, National Maternity Hospital, Dublin, Ireland
    Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol 31:542-8. 2008
  2. pmc Study protocol: differential effects of diet and physical activity based interventions in pregnancy on maternal and fetal outcomes--individual patient data (IPD) meta-analysis and health economic evaluation
    Anneloes E Ruifrok
    School of Health and Population Sciences, College of Medical and Dental Sciences, University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham B15 2TT, UK
    Syst Rev 3:131. 2014
  3. pmc Fetal growth restriction and the risk of perinatal mortality-case studies from the multicentre PORTO study
    Julia Unterscheider
    Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland, Dublin, Ireland
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 14:63. 2014
  4. pmc Perspectives on weight gain and lifestyle practices during pregnancy among women with a history of macrosomia: a qualitative study in the Republic of Ireland
    Emily Heery
    School of Public Health, Physiotherapy and Population Science, University College Dublin, Dublin, Ireland
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 13:202. 2013
  5. pmc Maternal low glycaemic index diet, fat intake and postprandial glucose influences neonatal adiposity--secondary analysis from the ROLO study
    Mary K Horan
    UCD Obstetrics and Gynaecology, School of Medicine and Medical Science, University College Dublin, National Maternity Hospital, Dublin 2, Ireland
    Nutr J 13:78. 2014
  6. pmc Maternal and fetal placental growth hormone and IGF axis in type 1 diabetic pregnancy
    Mary F Higgins
    UCD Obstetrics and Gynaecology, School of Medicine and Medical Science, University College Dublin, National Maternity Hospital, Dublin, Ireland
    PLoS ONE 7:e29164. 2012
  7. pmc Low glycaemic index diet in pregnancy to prevent macrosomia (ROLO study): randomised control trial
    Jennifer M Walsh
    UCD Obstetrics and Gynaecology, School of Medicine and Medical Science, University College Dublin, National Maternity Hospital, Dublin, Ireland
    BMJ 345:e5605. 2012
  8. pmc The influence of a low glycemic index dietary intervention on maternal dietary intake, glycemic index and gestational weight gain during pregnancy: a randomized controlled trial
    Ciara A McGowan
    UCD Obstetrics and Gynaecology, School of Medicine and Medical Science, University College Dublin, National Materntiy Hospital, Dublin 2, Ireland
    Nutr J 12:140. 2013
  9. ncbi request reprint Ultrasound detection of fetal anomalies in conjunction with first-trimester nuchal translucency screening: a feasibility study
    Fionnuala M McAuliffe
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Mount Sinai Hospital, University of Toronto, Canada
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 193:1260-5. 2005
  10. ncbi request reprint Cardiac diverticulum with pericardial effusion: report of two new cases treated by in-utero pericardiocentesis and a review of the literature
    F M McAuliffe
    National Maternity Hospital, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University College Dublin, Dublin, Ireland
    Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol 25:401-4. 2005

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  1. doi request reprint Rhombencephalosynapsis: prenatal imaging and autopsy findings
    F McAuliffe
    University College Dublin School of Medicine and Medical Science, Obstetrics and Gynaecology, National Maternity Hospital, Dublin, Ireland
    Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol 31:542-8. 2008
    ..Rhombencephalosynapsis is associated with significant developmental delay, seizures and involuntary head movements. We report four cases, with correlation of prenatal and postnatal imaging and autopsy findings...
  2. pmc Study protocol: differential effects of diet and physical activity based interventions in pregnancy on maternal and fetal outcomes--individual patient data (IPD) meta-analysis and health economic evaluation
    Anneloes E Ruifrok
    School of Health and Population Sciences, College of Medical and Dental Sciences, University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham B15 2TT, UK
    Syst Rev 3:131. 2014
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  3. pmc Fetal growth restriction and the risk of perinatal mortality-case studies from the multicentre PORTO study
    Julia Unterscheider
    Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland, Dublin, Ireland
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 14:63. 2014
    ..Antenatal detection rates of fetal growth failure are low, and these pregnancies carry a high risk of perinatal death...
  4. pmc Perspectives on weight gain and lifestyle practices during pregnancy among women with a history of macrosomia: a qualitative study in the Republic of Ireland
    Emily Heery
    School of Public Health, Physiotherapy and Population Science, University College Dublin, Dublin, Ireland
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 13:202. 2013
    ..This study aimed to explore views about weight gain and lifestyle practices during pregnancy among women with a history of macrosomia...
  5. pmc Maternal low glycaemic index diet, fat intake and postprandial glucose influences neonatal adiposity--secondary analysis from the ROLO study
    Mary K Horan
    UCD Obstetrics and Gynaecology, School of Medicine and Medical Science, University College Dublin, National Maternity Hospital, Dublin 2, Ireland
    Nutr J 13:78. 2014
    ..The aim of this study was to examine the association between maternal dietary macronutrient intake and lifestyle throughout pregnancy and neonatal weight and adiposity...
  6. pmc Maternal and fetal placental growth hormone and IGF axis in type 1 diabetic pregnancy
    Mary F Higgins
    UCD Obstetrics and Gynaecology, School of Medicine and Medical Science, University College Dublin, National Maternity Hospital, Dublin, Ireland
    PLoS ONE 7:e29164. 2012
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate PGH, IGF-I and IGFBP3 in non-diabetic (ND) compared to Type 1 Diabetic (T1DM) pregnancies...
  7. pmc Low glycaemic index diet in pregnancy to prevent macrosomia (ROLO study): randomised control trial
    Jennifer M Walsh
    UCD Obstetrics and Gynaecology, School of Medicine and Medical Science, University College Dublin, National Maternity Hospital, Dublin, Ireland
    BMJ 345:e5605. 2012
    ..To determine if a low glycaemic index diet in pregnancy could reduce the incidence of macrosomia in an at risk group...
  8. pmc The influence of a low glycemic index dietary intervention on maternal dietary intake, glycemic index and gestational weight gain during pregnancy: a randomized controlled trial
    Ciara A McGowan
    UCD Obstetrics and Gynaecology, School of Medicine and Medical Science, University College Dublin, National Materntiy Hospital, Dublin 2, Ireland
    Nutr J 12:140. 2013
    ..We assessed the impact of a low GI dietary intervention on maternal GI, nutritional intake and gestational weight gain (GWG) during pregnancy. Compliance and acceptability of the low GI diet was also examined...
  9. ncbi request reprint Ultrasound detection of fetal anomalies in conjunction with first-trimester nuchal translucency screening: a feasibility study
    Fionnuala M McAuliffe
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Mount Sinai Hospital, University of Toronto, Canada
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 193:1260-5. 2005
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine the effectiveness of a fetal anatomy survey in conjunction with first-trimester nuchal translucency (NT) screening ultrasound in an unselected pregnant population performed by sonographers...
  10. ncbi request reprint Cardiac diverticulum with pericardial effusion: report of two new cases treated by in-utero pericardiocentesis and a review of the literature
    F M McAuliffe
    National Maternity Hospital, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University College Dublin, Dublin, Ireland
    Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol 25:401-4. 2005
    ..The pericardial effusion did not recur in either case. Given the otherwise favorable prognosis for this lesion, and the excellent response in these cases, prenatal pericardiocentesis should be considered in similar cases...
  11. doi request reprint Effect of pregestational diabetes mellitus on fetal cardiac function and structure
    Noirin E Russell
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, National Maternity Hospital, Dublin, Ireland
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 199:312.e1-7. 2008
    ..The aim of this study was to assess the interrelation between cardiac functional and structural changes in fetuses of mothers with pregestational diabetes mellitus...
  12. doi request reprint Placental cord insertion and birthweight discordance in twin pregnancies: results of the national prospective ESPRiT Study
    Etaoin M Kent
    Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland, Dublin, Ireland
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 205:376.e1-7. 2011
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate the impact of noncentral placental cord insertion on birthweight discordance in twins...
  13. doi request reprint Prediction of safe and successful vaginal twin birth
    Fionnuala M Breathnach
    Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland, Dublin, Ireland
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 205:237.e1-7. 2011
    ..The objective of the study was to establish predictors of vaginal twin birth and evaluate perinatal morbidity according to mode of delivery...
  14. doi request reprint Antenatal suspicion of ischemic placental disease and coexistence of maternal and fetal placental disease: analysis of over 500 cases
    Sharon M Cooley
    Fetal Medicine Center, National Maternity Hospital, Dublin, Ireland
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 205:576.e1-6. 2011
    ..To investigate the antenatal suspicion of placental disease and the coexistence of maternal and fetal placental ischemic disease...
  15. ncbi request reprint Fetal cardiac defects and increased nuchal translucency thickness: a prospective study
    Fionnuala M McAuliffe
    Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics, University Colllege Dublin, National Maternity Hospital, Dublin 7, Ireland
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 191:1486-90. 2004
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine prospectively the association between increased nuchal translucency thickness and major cardiac defects in chromosomally normal fetuses...
  16. ncbi request reprint Early fetal echocardiography--a reliable prenatal diagnosis tool
    Fionnuala M McAuliffe
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Mount Sinai Hospital, University of Toronto, Canada
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 193:1253-9. 2005
    ..This study was undertaken to evaluate the feasibility and to report the detection rate of cardiac anomalies with fetal echocardiography before 16 weeks' gestation...
  17. ncbi request reprint First-trimester fetal cardiac function
    Noirin E Russell
    Fetal Medicine Center, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University College of Dublin, Dublin, Ireland
    J Ultrasound Med 27:379-83. 2008
    ..The purpose of this study was to establish normal values for fetal heart function in the first trimester...
  18. ncbi request reprint Outcome after prenatal diagnosis of tricuspid atresia: a multicenter experience
    Rachel M Wald
    The Hospital for Sick Children, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Am Heart J 153:772-8. 2007
    ..The outcome of prenatally diagnosed tricuspid atresia (TA) is undefined. We sought to characterize clinical and echocardiographic features of fetal TA and to determine factors associated with mortality...
  19. ncbi request reprint A review of maternal and fetal growth factors in diabetic pregnancy
    Mary Higgins
    University College Dublin School of Medicine and Medical Science, Obstetrics and Gynaecology, National Materntity Hospital, Dublin 2, Ireland
    Curr Diabetes Rev 6:116-25. 2010
    ..It is now evident that control of fetal growth, in normal as well as diabetic pregnancies, is far more complex than previously thought...
  20. doi request reprint Teenage pregnancy in type 1 diabetes mellitus
    David Carmody
    Dublin Diabetes in Pregnancy Service, Mater Misericordiae University Hospital, National Maternity Hospital, Coombe Women s Hospital and Rotunda Hospitals, Dublin, Ireland
    Pediatr Diabetes 11:111-5. 2010
    ..This group also appear to be more insulin resistant than older women in early pregnancy. Our data would suggest that teenagers with type 1 diabetes mellitus may constitute a high-risk group for adverse pregnancy outcomes...
  21. doi request reprint Poor agreement between operators on grading of the placenta
    M Moran
    UCD School of Medicine and Medical Science, National Maternity Hospital, Dublin, Ireland
    J Obstet Gynaecol 31:24-8. 2011
    ..The need for new methods to assess placental health is required and work is ongoing to develop 2D and 3D software-based methods...
  22. pmc A randomised control trial of low glycaemic index carbohydrate diet versus no dietary intervention in the prevention of recurrence of macrosomia
    Jennifer Walsh
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University College Dublin National Maternity Hospital, Dublin, Ireland
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 10:16. 2010
    ..Fetal macrosomia recurs in a second pregnancy in one third of women, and maternal weight influences this recurrence risk 3...
  23. doi request reprint Fetal anterior abdominal wall thickness in diabetic pregnancy
    Mary F Higgins
    National Maternity Hospital, University College Dublin, Dublin, Ireland
    Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol 140:43-7. 2008
    ..The purpose of this study was to investigate whether third trimester fetal anterior abdominal wall (AAW) thickness in diabetic pregnancy reflects glycaemic control and predicts macrosomia...
  24. doi request reprint Cardiomyopathy and cardiomegaly in stillborn infants of diabetic mothers
    Noirin E Russell
    University College Dublin, School of Medicine and Medical Science, Obstetrics and Gynaecology, National Maternity Hospital, Holles Street, Dublin 2, Ireland
    Pediatr Dev Pathol 11:10-4. 2008
    ..05) in the diabetes mellitus group. Cardiomegaly is a common finding in stillborn infants of mothers with diabetes mellitus and may contribute to the risk of fetal death in these pregnancies...
  25. doi request reprint Imaging and assessment of placental function
    Mary Moran
    School of Medicine and Medical Science, University College Dublin, Dublin, Ireland
    J Clin Ultrasound 39:390-8. 2011
    ..The article highlights the need for further research into three-dimensional ultrasound and alternative methods of placental evaluation if progress is to be made in optimizing placental function assessment...
  26. doi request reprint Obstetric management of hepatitis C-positive mothers: analysis of vertical transmission in 559 mother-infant pairs
    Moya B McMenamin
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, National Maternity Hospital, University College Dublin School of Medicine and Medical Science, Dublin, Ireland
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 199:315.e1-5. 2008
    ..The objective of the study was to determine vertical transmission rates of hepatitis C in 2 tertiary level maternity units...
  27. doi request reprint The association of maternal and fetal glucose homeostasis with fetal adiposity and birthweight
    Jennifer M Walsh
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, School of Medicine and Medical Science, University College Dublin, Dublin, Ireland
    Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol 159:338-41. 2011
    ..To examine the association between maternal and fetal glucose levels and fetal adiposity and infant birthweight...
  28. doi request reprint Severe maternal morbidity for 2004-2005 in the three Dublin maternity hospitals
    Cliona M Murphy
    Rotunda Hospital, Dublin, Ireland
    Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol 143:34-7. 2009
    ..To assess the prevalence and causes of severe maternal morbidity in Dublin over a two year period from 2004 to 2005...
  29. doi request reprint Definition of intertwin birth weight discordance
    Fionnuala M Breathnach
    Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland, UCD School of Medicine and Medical Science, University College Dublin, Ireland
    Obstet Gynecol 118:94-103. 2011
    ..To establish the level of birth weight discordance at which perinatal morbidity increases in monochorionic and dichorionic twin pregnancy...
  30. doi request reprint Clinical associations with a placental diagnosis of delayed villous maturation: a retrospective study
    Mary Higgins
    School of Medicine and Medical Science, University College Dublin, National Maternity Hospital, Dublin, Ireland
    Pediatr Dev Pathol 14:273-9. 2011
    ..5 [95% confidence interval 0.99-6.3]), and prenatal or intrapartum intrauterine death (8.6% vs 0%, P < 0.05). Delayed villous maturation is associated with both gestational and pregestational diabetes mellitus and with perinatal death...
  31. doi request reprint The influence of maternal glycaemia and dietary glycaemic index on pregnancy outcome in healthy mothers
    Ciara A McGowan
    UCD Obstetrics and Gynaecology, School of Medicine and Medical Science, National Maternity Hospital, University College Dublin, Holles Street, Dublin 2, Republic of Ireland
    Br J Nutr 104:153-9. 2010
    ..Pregnancy is a physiological condition where the GI may be of particular relevance as glucose is the primary fuel for fetal growth...