Howard Minkoff

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Publications

  1. doi request reprint "Doctor, what would you do?"
    Howard Minkoff
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Maimonides Medical Center and The State University of New York Downstate, Brooklyn, New York, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 113:1137-9. 2009
  2. pmc Association of cigarette smoking with HIV prognosis among women in the HAART era: a report from the women's interagency HIV study
    Joseph G Feldman
    SUNY Downstate Medical Center, 450 Clarkson Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11203, USA
    Am J Public Health 96:1060-5. 2006
  3. ncbi request reprint Relationship between HIV viral load and Langerhans cells of the cervical epithelium
    Gabriel Levi
    Department of Pathology, Mount Sinai Medical School, New York, USA
    J Obstet Gynaecol Res 31:178-84. 2005
  4. ncbi request reprint Relationship of pregnancy to human papillomavirus among human immunodeficiency virus-infected women
    Howard Minkoff
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Maimonides Medical Center and SUNY Downstate, Brooklyn, New York, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 108:953-60. 2006
  5. pmc Variations in serum müllerian inhibiting substance between white, black, and Hispanic women
    David B Seifer
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Brooklyn, and Mount Sinai School of Medicine, Maimonides Medical Center, New York, New York 11228, USA
    Fertil Steril 92:1674-8. 2009
  6. ncbi request reprint Relationship between smoking and human papillomavirus infections in HIV-infected and -uninfected women
    Howard Minkoff
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Maimonides Medical Center, Brooklyn, New York, USA
    J Infect Dis 189:1821-8. 2004
  7. ncbi request reprint A reconsideration of home birth in the United States
    Howard Minkoff
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Maimonides Medical Center and Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology, SUNY Downstate, in Brooklyn, New York, USA
    J Clin Ethics 24:207-14. 2013
  8. doi request reprint Effect of bariatric surgery on peripheral blood lymphocyte subsets in women
    Zaher O Merhi
    Maimonides Medical Center, Brooklyn, New York, USA
    Surg Obes Relat Dis 5:165-71. 2009
  9. pmc Influence of adherent and effective antiretroviral therapy use on human papillomavirus infection and squamous intraepithelial lesions in human immunodeficiency virus-positive women
    Howard Minkoff
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Maimonides Medical Center and State University of New York Downstate, Brooklyn, NY 11219, USA
    J Infect Dis 201:681-90. 2010
  10. pmc Live birth patterns among human immunodeficiency virus-infected women before and after the availability of highly active antiretroviral therapy
    Anjali Sharma
    Department of Infectious Diseases, State University of New York Downstate Medical Center, Brooklyn, NY 11203, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 196:541.e1-6. 2007

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Publications51

  1. doi request reprint "Doctor, what would you do?"
    Howard Minkoff
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Maimonides Medical Center and The State University of New York Downstate, Brooklyn, New York, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 113:1137-9. 2009
    ..Although the facts (benefits and harms related to any given choice) are a necessary component of counseling, without discussion of values, they do not lead to a truly informed decision...
  2. pmc Association of cigarette smoking with HIV prognosis among women in the HAART era: a report from the women's interagency HIV study
    Joseph G Feldman
    SUNY Downstate Medical Center, 450 Clarkson Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11203, USA
    Am J Public Health 96:1060-5. 2006
    ..We assessed the association of cigarette smoking with the effectiveness of highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART) among low-income women...
  3. ncbi request reprint Relationship between HIV viral load and Langerhans cells of the cervical epithelium
    Gabriel Levi
    Department of Pathology, Mount Sinai Medical School, New York, USA
    J Obstet Gynaecol Res 31:178-84. 2005
    ..To determine the relationship between the density of cervical mucosa Langerhans cells, cervical histology, and HIV viral load...
  4. ncbi request reprint Relationship of pregnancy to human papillomavirus among human immunodeficiency virus-infected women
    Howard Minkoff
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Maimonides Medical Center and SUNY Downstate, Brooklyn, New York, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 108:953-60. 2006
    ....
  5. pmc Variations in serum müllerian inhibiting substance between white, black, and Hispanic women
    David B Seifer
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Brooklyn, and Mount Sinai School of Medicine, Maimonides Medical Center, New York, New York 11228, USA
    Fertil Steril 92:1674-8. 2009
    ..To compare serum müllerian inhibiting substance (MIS) levels between white, black, and Hispanic women to determine whether ovarian aging occurs at a different time course for women of different racial groups...
  6. ncbi request reprint Relationship between smoking and human papillomavirus infections in HIV-infected and -uninfected women
    Howard Minkoff
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Maimonides Medical Center, Brooklyn, New York, USA
    J Infect Dis 189:1821-8. 2004
    ..Among HIV-infected women, smoking is associated with a significantly higher prevalence and incidence of HPV infection. Smoking during HIV infection may alter the natural history of HPV infection and increase the risk of cervical disease...
  7. ncbi request reprint A reconsideration of home birth in the United States
    Howard Minkoff
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Maimonides Medical Center and Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology, SUNY Downstate, in Brooklyn, New York, USA
    J Clin Ethics 24:207-14. 2013
    ....
  8. doi request reprint Effect of bariatric surgery on peripheral blood lymphocyte subsets in women
    Zaher O Merhi
    Maimonides Medical Center, Brooklyn, New York, USA
    Surg Obes Relat Dis 5:165-71. 2009
    ..However, the effect of surgery on immune status is unclear. We investigated the relationship between surgical weight loss and peripheral blood lymphocyte percentages in women...
  9. pmc Influence of adherent and effective antiretroviral therapy use on human papillomavirus infection and squamous intraepithelial lesions in human immunodeficiency virus-positive women
    Howard Minkoff
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Maimonides Medical Center and State University of New York Downstate, Brooklyn, NY 11219, USA
    J Infect Dis 201:681-90. 2010
    ..Prior studies, however, did not consider patients' adherence to their regimens or HAART effectiveness (viral suppression)...
  10. pmc Live birth patterns among human immunodeficiency virus-infected women before and after the availability of highly active antiretroviral therapy
    Anjali Sharma
    Department of Infectious Diseases, State University of New York Downstate Medical Center, Brooklyn, NY 11203, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 196:541.e1-6. 2007
    ..The objective of the study was to investigate the relationship between human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection and childbearing before and after the availability of highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART)...
  11. doi request reprint Plasma brain-derived neurotrophic factor in women after bariatric surgery: a pilot study
    Zaher O Merhi
    Maimonides Medical Center, Brooklyn, New York, USA
    Fertil Steril 91:1544-8. 2009
    ..Brain-derived neurotrophic factor decreased significantly in all the participants and in the premenopausal group when looked at in isolation...
  12. pmc Changes in sexual behavior among HIV-infected women after initiation of HAART
    Tracey E Wilson
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Community Health, State University of New York, Downstate Medical Center, Brooklyn, NY 11203, USA
    Am J Public Health 94:1141-6. 2004
    ..We assessed the association between initiation of highly active antiretroviral treatment (HAART) regimens and sexual risk behaviors among HIVinfected women...
  13. ncbi request reprint Obstetricians, health attorneys, and court-ordered cesarean sections
    Terri Ann Samuels
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Maimonides Medical Center, Brooklyn, NY 11219, USA
    Womens Health Issues 17:107-14. 2007
    ..Despite court rulings suggesting that court-ordered cesarean sections should rarely be undertaken, they are performed. Our objective was to determine those characteristics of providers and patients that make their use more likely...
  14. pmc Biologic markers of ovarian reserve and reproductive aging: application in a cohort study of HIV infection in women
    David B Seifer
    Maimonides Medical Center, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Brooklyn, New York, USA
    Fertil Steril 88:1645-52. 2007
    ..To determine whether HIV infection influences early follicular MIS levels, an early marker of ovarian aging...
  15. doi request reprint Common clinical conditions - age, low BMI, ritonavir use, mild renal impairment - affect tenofovir pharmacokinetics in a large cohort of HIV-infected women
    Sanjiv M Baxi
    aDepartment of Medicine bDepartment of Clinical Pharmacy cDepartment of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of California San Francisco UCSF, San Francisco, California dDepartment of Medicine, SUNY Downstate Medical Center, Brooklyn, New York eDepartment of Bioengineering and Therapeutic Sciences, University of California San Francisco UCSF, San Francisco, California fDepartment of Medicine, Albert Einstein University, Bronx, New York gDepartment of Medicine, Stroger Hospital and Rush University, Chicago, Illinois hDepartment of Medicine, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland iDepartment of Medicine, Georgetown University Medical Center, Washington DC jSection of General Internal Medicine, San Francisco Veterans Affairs Medical Center, San Francisco, California, USA
    AIDS 28:59-66. 2014
    ..Tenofovir is used commonly in HIV treatment and prevention settings, but factors that correlate with tenofovir exposure in real-world settings are unknown...
  16. ncbi request reprint The ethics of cesarean section by choice
    Howard Minkoff
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Maimonides Medical Center, SUNY Downstate, Brooklyn, NY 11219, USA
    Semin Perinatol 30:309-12. 2006
    ..If the data are in the realm of equipoise, even if not at the tipping point, discussing options, attempting to dissuade patients but ultimately acquiescing to their judgment would not be incompatible with obstetrical ethics...
  17. ncbi request reprint Relationship of bariatric surgery to Müllerian-inhibiting substance levels
    Zaher O Merhi
    Maimonides Medical Center, 967 48th Street, Brooklyn, New York 11219, USA
    Fertil Steril 90:221-4. 2008
  18. ncbi request reprint The prognostic importance of changes in CD4+ cell count and HIV-1 RNA level in women after initiating highly active antiretroviral therapy
    Kathryn Anastos
    Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx, New York, USA
    Ann Intern Med 140:256-64. 2004
    ..The prognostic value of CD4+ cell counts and HIV-1 RNA levels attained after the initiation of highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART) compared with before the initiation of HAART has not been well defined...
  19. doi request reprint Effect of clinical-decision support on documentation compliance in an electronic medical record
    Shoshana Haberman
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Maimonides Medical Center, Brooklyn, New York 11219, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 114:311-7. 2009
    ..To investigate the efficacy of enhancing an existing prompt system in our obstetric electronic medical record in regard to documentation of estimated fetal weights and indications for labor induction...
  20. pmc Elevated NT-pro-BNP levels are associated with comorbidities among HIV-infected women
    Ather Mansoor
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, SUNY Downstate Medical Center, Brooklyn, NY 11203, USA
    AIDS Res Hum Retroviruses 25:997-1004. 2009
    ..These findings suggest that natriuretic peptide levels are a global marker of comorbidity in the setting of HIV infection...
  21. doi request reprint Prevalence and predictors of metabolic syndrome among HIV-infected and HIV-uninfected women in the Women's Interagency HIV Study
    Magdalena E Sobieszczyk
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, NY 10032, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 48:272-80. 2008
    ..To assess the prevalence of metabolic syndrome (MetSynd) among participants of the Women's Interagency HIV Study and to describe the association of MetSynd with HIV infection, antiretroviral therapies, and sociodemographic factors...
  22. ncbi request reprint Vesicovaginal fistula associated with cytomegalovirus infection in an HIV-infected patient
    Awoniyi Awonuga
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Maimonides Medical Center, Brooklyn, NY, USA
    Gynecol Obstet Invest 63:143-5. 2007
    ..Cytomegalovirus (CMV) can cause multisystem disease in human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)-infected patients. An association with a vesicovaginal fistula has not previously been reported...
  23. ncbi request reprint The relationship of pregnancy to human immunodeficiency virus disease progression
    Howard Minkoff
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Maimonides Medical Center and SUNY Downstate, Brooklyn, New York 11219, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 189:552-9. 2003
    ..This study was undertaken to determine the effect of pregnancy on progression of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) disease...
  24. doi request reprint Is there a doctor in the house? Standards of physician availability for laboring women
    Howard Minkoff
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Maimonides Medical Center, State University of New York Downstate, Brooklyn, New York, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 116:723-7. 2010
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  25. doi request reprint Anthropometric measures and cognition in middle-aged HIV-infected and uninfected women. The Women's Interagency HIV Study
    Deborah R Gustafson
    Department of Neurology, State University of New York Downstate Medical Center, Box 1213 450 Clarkson Ave, Brooklyn, NY, 11203, USA
    J Neurovirol 19:574-85. 2013
    ..In this era of antiretroviral therapies, restoration of health evidenced as higher BMI due to effective antiretroviral therapies, may improve cognitive function in middle-aged HIV-infected women. ..
  26. doi request reprint When legislators play doctor: the ethics of mandatory preabortion ultrasound examinations
    Howard Minkoff
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Maimonides Medical Center, SUNY Downstate, New York, New York 11219, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 120:647-9. 2012
    ..The timing, context, and way in which ultrasonography, or any medical test, is used and viewed should be decisions made between patient and provider, not decisions scripted by law...
  27. ncbi request reprint Ethical dimensions of elective primary cesarean delivery
    Howard Minkoff
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Maimonides Medical Center, 967 48th Street, Brooklyn, NY 11219, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 103:387-92. 2004
    ..In such cases, implementing a woman's request is ethically permissible...
  28. ncbi request reprint Ethical considerations in elective cesarean delivery
    Geeta Sharma
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, New York 10021, USA
    Clin Obstet Gynecol 47:404-8. 2004
  29. doi request reprint Genetic testing and breach of patient confidentiality: law, ethics, and pragmatics
    Howard Minkoff
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Maimonides Medical Center and State University of New York Downstate, Brooklyn, NY 11219, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 198:498.e1-4. 2008
    ..We will then consider the ethics of this issue and suggest an approach that physicians should take when confronting it...
  30. doi request reprint The immediately available physician standard
    Howard Minkoff
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Maimonides Medical Center, Brooklyn, NY 11219, USA
    Semin Perinatol 34:325-30. 2010
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  31. doi request reprint The California octuplets and the duties of reproductive endocrinologists
    Howard Minkoff
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Maimonides Medical Center and SUNY Downstate, Brooklyn, NY, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 201:15.e1-3. 2009
    ....
  32. ncbi request reprint Depressive symptoms in the immediate postpartum period among Hispanic women in three U.S. cities
    Wen Hung Kuo
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Community Health, State University of New York Downstate Medical Center, Brooklyn, New York, USA
    J Immigr Health 6:145-53. 2004
    ..It was found that depressive symptoms are common among Hispanic parturients. Pregnant Hispanic women should be carefully monitored for signs of depression and appropriate preventive measures are needed...
  33. pmc Changes in plasma müllerian-inhibiting substance and brain-derived neurotrophic factor after chemotherapy in premenopausal women
    Muhammad Faisal Aslam
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Maimonides Medical Center, Brooklyn, New York 11219, USA
    Fertil Steril 95:1790-3. 2011
    ..Unlike MIS, BDNF levels were not reduced after chemotherapy...
  34. doi request reprint Fear of litigation and cesarean section rates
    Howard Minkoff
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Maimonides Medical Center, Brooklyn, NY 11219, USA
    Semin Perinatol 36:390-4. 2012
    ..Finally I will offer a brief discussion of how professional ethics should inform the actions that physicians take in these difficult circumstances...
  35. doi request reprint Predictors of H1N1 vaccination in pregnancy
    Dmitry Fridman
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Maimonides Medical Center, Brooklyn, NY, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 204:S124-7. 2011
    ....
  36. ncbi request reprint Determinants of women's choice of obstetrician/gynecologist
    Michael Zuckerman
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Maimonides Medical Center, Brooklyn, New York, USA
    J Womens Health Gend Based Med 11:175-80. 2002
    ..It is unclear if this finding extends to obstetrician/gynecologists or how important gender is relative to other factors in choosing a provider. This study seeks to address these issues...
  37. ncbi request reprint C-reactive protein is an independent predictor of mortality in women with HIV-1 infection
    Joseph G Feldman
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Community Health, SUNY, Downstate Medical Center, 450 Clarkson Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11203, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 32:210-4. 2003
    ..4- to 13.6-fold depending on how CRP values were grouped. CRP may be a useful and inexpensive predictor of HIV disease mortality in women...
  38. ncbi request reprint Comparison of serum and plasma measurements of Müllerian inhibiting substance
    Zaher O Merhi
    Maimonides Medical Center, Brooklyn, New York 11219, USA
    Fertil Steril 89:1836-7. 2008
    ..Levels of MIS were measured with an ELISA kit, and plasma levels were studied in parallel to serum samples. A 98.5% correlation was found between serum and plasma MIS values...
  39. pmc The Relationship between Tests of Neurocognition and Performance on a Laparoscopic Simulator
    Oumar Kuzbari
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Maimonides Medical Center, 4802 Tenth Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11219, USA
    Minim Invasive Surg 2010:486174. 2010
    ..Conclusion. Laparoscopic performance may be related to measures of frontal lobe function. Neurocognitive tests may predict motor skills abilities and performance on laparoscopic simulator...
  40. doi request reprint Ovarian hyperstimulation syndrome after a molar pregnancy evacuation
    Ranjana Arora
    Maimonides Medical Center, Brooklyn, New York, USA
    Fertil Steril 90:1197.e5-7. 2008
    ..To increase awareness of the development of ovarian hyperstimulation syndrome (OHSS) days after a molar pregnancy evacuation...
  41. ncbi request reprint Melissa Rowland and the rights of pregnant women
    Howard Minkoff
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Maimonides Medical Center and State University of New York SUNY Downstate, Brooklyn, New York, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 104:1234-6. 2004
    ....
  42. ncbi request reprint Rapid HIV screening for women in labor
    Zaher Merhi
    Maimonides Medical Center, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, 967 48th Street, Brooklyn, NY 11219, USA
    Expert Rev Mol Diagn 5:673-9. 2005
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  43. pmc Immunogenicity of an inactivated monovalent 2009 influenza A (H1N1) vaccine in patients who have cancer
    Yiqing Xu
    Division of Hematology and Oncology, Department of Internal Medicine, Maimonides Medical Center, 6300 8 Avenue, Brooklyn, New York 11220, USA
    Oncologist 17:125-34. 2012
    ..This study aimed to evaluate the immune response of cancer patients to the 2009 influenza A (H1N1) vaccine...
  44. ncbi request reprint Changes in cervical length and the risk of preterm labor
    Arjang Naim
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Maimonides Medical Center, Brooklyn, NY 11219, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 186:887-9. 2002
    ..The purpose of this study was to assess the value of cervical length change as a predictor of preterm labor...
  45. ncbi request reprint Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus necrotizing pneumonia arising from an infected episiotomy site
    Michael Rotas
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Maimonides Medical Center, Brooklyn, New York 11219, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 109:533-6. 2007
    ..We report a case of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) sepsis and pneumonia in a postpartum patient...
  46. ncbi request reprint Human immunodeficiency virus and infertility services: the glass is half full
    Howard Minkoff
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Maimonides Medical Center, State University of New York Downstate, Brooklyn, New York, USA
    Fertil Steril 85:290-2; discussion 301. 2006
    ..Despite the willingness of some reproductive endocrinologists to provide services to them, a number of barriers to access still confront infertile HIV-infected individuals...
  47. ncbi request reprint Challenging the strategy of maternal age-based prenatal genetic counseling
    Richard L Berkowitz
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Columbia University Medical Center, New York, NY, USA
    JAMA 295:1446-8. 2006
  48. doi request reprint Maternal-infant perinatal transmission of methicillin-resistant and methicillin-sensitive Staphylococcus aureus
    David M Pinter
    Department of Pediatrics, Maimonides Medical Center, Brooklyn, New York, USA
    Am J Perinatol 26:145-51. 2009
    ..In this population of term infants, most SA infections in the first 4 weeks of life appeared to result from colonization that occurred after discharge from the nursery...
  49. ncbi request reprint Human immunodeficiency virus infection in pregnancy
    Howard Minkoff
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Maimonides Medical Center, Brooklyn, New York 11219, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 101:797-810. 2003
    ..None of the advantages cited above can be achieved unless all women have their HIV status determined as early in pregnancy as possible...
  50. pmc Novel influenza H1N1 in pregnancy: a report of two cases
    Dmitry Fridman
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Maimonides Medical Center, Brooklyn, NY 11219, USA
    Infect Dis Obstet Gynecol 2009:514353. 2009
    ..Pregnant women are a high-risk group for morbidity and mortality from influenza. During the current pandemic of H1N1 influenza, few cases of H1N1 have been reported in pregnancy...
  51. ncbi request reprint Obstetricians and the rights of pregnant women
    Howard Minkoff
    Maimonides Medical Center and SUNY Downstate, 967 48th Street, Brooklyn, NY 11219, USA
    Womens Health (Lond Engl) 3:315-9. 2007
    ..Finally, we will maintain that positing a choice between maternal and fetal interests is, in fact, creating a false choice, in as much as options are presented as being exclusive, when in fact that is not the case...