Gerard H A Visser

Summary

Affiliation: University Medical Center Utrecht
Country: The Netherlands

Publications

  1. pmc Effect of malaria in pregnancy on foetal cortical brain development: a longitudinal observational study
    Marcus J Rijken
    Shoklo Malaria Research Unit, PO Box 46, Mae Sot, Tak 63110, Thailand
    Malar J 11:222. 2012
  2. pmc Evaluation of splanchnic oximetry, Doppler flow velocimetry in the superior mesenteric artery and feeding tolerance in very low birth weight IUGR and non-IUGR infants receiving bolus versus continuous enteral nutrition
    Valentina Bozzetti
    Department of Neonatal Intensive Care, MBBM Foundation, San Gerardo Hospital, Via Pergolesi 33, 20900 Monza, Italy
    BMC Pediatr 12:106. 2012
  3. doi request reprint Is the evidence strong enough to change the diagnostic criteria for gestational diabetes now?
    Gerard H A Visser
    Department of Obstetrics, University Medical Center, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 208:260-4. 2013
  4. pmc A randomised clinical trial on cardiotocography plus fetal blood sampling versus cardiotocography plus ST-analysis of the fetal electrocardiogram (STAN) for intrapartum monitoring
    Michelle E M H Westerhuis
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University Medical Center Utrecht, The Netherlands
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 7:13. 2007
  5. pmc Depression during pregnancy: views on antidepressant use and information sources of general practitioners and pharmacists
    Tessa Ververs
    Department of Perinatology and Gynaecology, University Medical Center Utrecht, PO Box 85500, 3508 GA Utrecht, The Netherlands
    BMC Health Serv Res 9:119. 2009
  6. doi request reprint Fetal behavioral teratology
    Gerard H A Visser
    Department of Obstetrics, University Medical Center, Lundlaan 6, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med 23:14-6. 2010
  7. doi request reprint New Dutch reference curves for birthweight by gestational age
    Gerard H A Visser
    Dept of Obstetrics, University Medical Center, Lundlaan 6, 3584 EA Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Early Hum Dev 85:737-44. 2009
  8. doi request reprint Neonatal dexamethasone treatment for chronic lung disease of prematurity alters the hypothalamus-pituitary-adrenal axis and immune system activity at school age
    Rosa Karemaker
    Department of Neonatology, University Medical Center Utrecht, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Pediatrics 121:e870-8. 2008
  9. doi request reprint Identification of cases with adverse neonatal outcome monitored by cardiotocography versus ST analysis: secondary analysis of a randomized trial
    Michelle E M H Westerhuis
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University Medical Center Utrecht, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 91:830-7. 2012
  10. doi request reprint Lactate to creatinine ratio in amniotic fluid: a pilot study
    Helen L Torrance
    Perinatal Center, University Medical Center, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med 26:728-30. 2013

Detail Information

Publications87

  1. pmc Effect of malaria in pregnancy on foetal cortical brain development: a longitudinal observational study
    Marcus J Rijken
    Shoklo Malaria Research Unit, PO Box 46, Mae Sot, Tak 63110, Thailand
    Malar J 11:222. 2012
    ..The aim of this study was to examine the effects of malaria on foetal cortex development by three-dimensional ultrasound...
  2. pmc Evaluation of splanchnic oximetry, Doppler flow velocimetry in the superior mesenteric artery and feeding tolerance in very low birth weight IUGR and non-IUGR infants receiving bolus versus continuous enteral nutrition
    Valentina Bozzetti
    Department of Neonatal Intensive Care, MBBM Foundation, San Gerardo Hospital, Via Pergolesi 33, 20900 Monza, Italy
    BMC Pediatr 12:106. 2012
    ..In literature there is no consensus regarding the impact of enteral feeding on intestinal blood flow and hence regarding the best regimen and the best rate of delivering the enteral nutrition...
  3. doi request reprint Is the evidence strong enough to change the diagnostic criteria for gestational diabetes now?
    Gerard H A Visser
    Department of Obstetrics, University Medical Center, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 208:260-4. 2013
    ..In this clinical opinion, the pros and cons will be discussed...
  4. pmc A randomised clinical trial on cardiotocography plus fetal blood sampling versus cardiotocography plus ST-analysis of the fetal electrocardiogram (STAN) for intrapartum monitoring
    Michelle E M H Westerhuis
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University Medical Center Utrecht, The Netherlands
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 7:13. 2007
    ..However, in both trials FBS was still performed in the ST-analysis arm, and it is therefore still unknown if the observed results were indeed due to the ST-analysis or to the use of FBS in combination with ST-analysis...
  5. pmc Depression during pregnancy: views on antidepressant use and information sources of general practitioners and pharmacists
    Tessa Ververs
    Department of Perinatology and Gynaecology, University Medical Center Utrecht, PO Box 85500, 3508 GA Utrecht, The Netherlands
    BMC Health Serv Res 9:119. 2009
    ..In this study, we investigated information sources used by general practitioners (GPs) and pharmacists and their common practices...
  6. doi request reprint Fetal behavioral teratology
    Gerard H A Visser
    Department of Obstetrics, University Medical Center, Lundlaan 6, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med 23:14-6. 2010
    ....
  7. doi request reprint New Dutch reference curves for birthweight by gestational age
    Gerard H A Visser
    Dept of Obstetrics, University Medical Center, Lundlaan 6, 3584 EA Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Early Hum Dev 85:737-44. 2009
    ..To construct new Dutch reference curves for birthweight by parity, sex and ethnic background...
  8. doi request reprint Neonatal dexamethasone treatment for chronic lung disease of prematurity alters the hypothalamus-pituitary-adrenal axis and immune system activity at school age
    Rosa Karemaker
    Department of Neonatology, University Medical Center Utrecht, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Pediatrics 121:e870-8. 2008
    ..To compare long-term effects of neonatal treatment with dexamethasone or hydrocortisone for chronic lung disease of prematurity on the hypothalamus-pituitary-adrenal axis and the immune response in children at school age...
  9. doi request reprint Identification of cases with adverse neonatal outcome monitored by cardiotocography versus ST analysis: secondary analysis of a randomized trial
    Michelle E M H Westerhuis
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University Medical Center Utrecht, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 91:830-7. 2012
    ..To evaluate whether correct adherence to clinical guidelines might have led to prevention of cases with adverse neonatal outcome...
  10. doi request reprint Lactate to creatinine ratio in amniotic fluid: a pilot study
    Helen L Torrance
    Perinatal Center, University Medical Center, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med 26:728-30. 2013
    ..54, p = 0.001) and the subgroups. Correlation was strongest in a preterm intrauterine growth restricted subgroup (n = 7, R = 0.83, p = 0.02). The L:C ratio is more accurate in estimating fetal lacticaemia than AF lactate...
  11. ncbi request reprint The umbilical coiling index in complicated pregnancy
    Monique W M de Laat
    Department of Obstetrics, University Medical Center KE 04 123 1, P O Box 85090, 3508 AB Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol 130:66-72. 2007
    ..To evaluate umbilical cord coiling in pregnancies with adverse outcome...
  12. ncbi request reprint The natural course of monochorionic and dichorionic twin pregnancies: a historical cohort
    Karien E A Hack
    Department of Obstetrics, Wilhelmina Children s Hospital, University Medical Centre Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Twin Res Hum Genet 9:450-5. 2006
    ..Mortality did not differ in deliveries after 31 weeks of gestation, which is in contrast to recent data. Apparently, modern obstetrics is more effective in reducing mortality in DC twins...
  13. pmc Risk factors for childhood overweight in offspring of type 1 diabetic women with adequate glycemic control during pregnancy: Nationwide follow-up study in the Netherlands
    Maarten Rijpert
    Division of Woman and Baby, University Medical Center Utrecht, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Diabetes Care 32:2099-104. 2009
    ..2%), and we related their outcome to perinatal factors, including macrosomia (birth weight >90th percentile)...
  14. doi request reprint Advanced glycation end products, measured as skin autofluorescence, during normal pregnancy and pregnancy complicated by diabetes mellitus
    Wendela L de Ranitz-Greven
    Department of Internal Medicine, University Medical Center Utrecht, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Diabetes Technol Ther 14:1134-9. 2012
    ..Furthermore, the relation between SAF levels and adverse pregnancy outcomes was investigated...
  15. doi request reprint Oxidative stress and proinflammatory cytokine levels are increased in premature neonates of preeclamptic mothers with HELLP syndrome
    Helen L Torrance
    Perinatal Center, Wilhelmina Children s Hospital, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Neonatology 94:138-42. 2008
    ..RDS and HELLP syndrome have been associated with oxidative stress and inflammatory processes...
  16. ncbi request reprint Respiratory outcome in preterm small for gestational age fetuses with or without abnormal umbilical artery Doppler and/or maternal hypertension
    Helen L Torrance
    Perinatal Center, Wilhelmina Children s Hospital, University Medical Center Utrecht, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med 20:613-21. 2007
    ..To study respiratory outcome in preterm small for gestational age (SGA) fetuses with or without signs of intrauterine growth restriction due to placental insufficiency, and with or without maternal hypertension...
  17. ncbi request reprint Effectiveness of electronic fetal monitoring with additional ST analysis in vertex singleton pregnancies at >36 weeks of gestation: an individual participant data metaanalysis
    Ewoud Schuit
    Julius Centre for Health Sciences and Primary Care, University Medical Centre Utrecht, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 208:187.e1-187.e13. 2013
    ....
  18. doi request reprint The effects of the tocolytics atosiban and nifedipine on fetal movements, heart rate and blood flow
    Roel De Heus
    Department of Woman and Baby, University Medical Centre Utrecht, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med 22:485-90. 2009
    ..The oxytocin receptor antagonist atosiban and the calcium antagonist nifedipine appear to be effective in postponing delivery. However, information is lacking on their possible effects on the fetal biophysical profile...
  19. ncbi request reprint Hypercoiling of the umbilical cord and placental maturation defect: associated pathology?
    Monique W M de Laat
    Department of Obstetrics, University Medical Center Utrecht, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Pediatr Dev Pathol 10:293-9. 2007
    ..We confirmed associations between fetal death and both a maturation defect and hypercoiling and found an association between histological indication of fetal hypoxia/ischemia and a placental maturation defect...
  20. ncbi request reprint Differential effects of betamethasone on the fetus between morning and afternoon recordings
    Roel De Heus
    Department of Perinatology and Gynecology, University Medical Centre, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med 21:549-54. 2008
    ..Therefore monitoring during the morning could circumvent the suppressive effects of betamethasone...
  21. ncbi request reprint Does maternal prenatal stress adversely affect the child's learning and memory at age six?
    Barbara M Gutteling
    Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Utrecht University Medical Center and the Rudolf Magnus Institute of Neuroscience, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    J Abnorm Child Psychol 34:789-98. 2006
    ..No associations were found between prenatal maternal cortisol and the offspring's learning and memory...
  22. pmc Risk of complications of pregnancy in women with type 1 diabetes: nationwide prospective study in the Netherlands
    Inge M Evers
    Department of Obstetrics, University Medical Center Utrecht, PO Box 85090, 3508 AB, Utrecht, Netherlands
    BMJ 328:915. 2004
    ..To investigate maternal, perinatal, and neonatal outcomes of pregnancies in women with type 1 diabetes in the Netherlands...
  23. doi request reprint Is antenatal steroid treatment effective in preterm IUGR fetuses?
    Helen L Torrance
    Perinatal Center, Wilhelmina Children s Hospital, University Medical Centre Utrecht, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 88:1068-73. 2009
    ..A randomized controlled trial should be performed to confirm prior results and answer further questions regarding antenatal steroid treatment of these fetuses...
  24. ncbi request reprint Umbilical coiling index in normal and complicated pregnancies
    Monique W M de Laat
    Departments of Obstetrics, Julius Center for Health Sciences, University Medical Center Utrecht, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Obstet Gynecol 107:1049-55. 2006
    ..To estimate the relation between undercoiling and overcoiling of the umbilical cord and adverse pregnancy outcome...
  25. doi request reprint Predictive value of the baseline T-QRS ratio of the fetal electrocardiogram in intrapartum fetal monitoring: a prospective cohort study
    Jeroen H Becker
    Department of Obstetrics, University Medical Center Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 91:189-97. 2012
    ..To evaluate the added value of the baseline T/QRS ratio to other known risk factors in predicting adverse outcome and interventions for suspected fetal distress...
  26. ncbi request reprint Transient non-autoimmune fetal heart block
    Johannes M P J Breur
    Department of Obstetrics, Wilhelmina Children s Hospital U MC, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Fetal Diagn Ther 20:81-5. 2005
    ..This is the first report of 4 cases with a transient fetal heart block in structurally normal hearts without maternal autoantibodies...
  27. ncbi request reprint Comparison of vaginal and transabdominal collection of amniotic fluid for fetal lung maturity tests
    Lia D E Wijnberger
    Department of Obstetrics, Leiden University Medical Center, Leiden, The Netherlands
    J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med 23:613-6. 2010
    ..Our objective was to compare the prognostic capacity of the L/S ratio and the LBC in the prediction of RDS from amniotic fluid that was obtained either transabdominally or vaginally...
  28. pmc Antenatal allopurinol for reduction of birth asphyxia induced brain damage (ALLO-Trial); a randomized double blind placebo controlled multicenter study
    Joepe J Kaandorp
    Perinatal Center, University Medical Center, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 10:8. 2010
    ..In case of suspected intra-uterine hypoxia, both animal and human studies suggest that maternal administration of allopurinol immediately prior to delivery reduces hypoxic-ischaemic encephalopathy...
  29. ncbi request reprint Neurological outcome in isolated congenital heart block and hydrops fetalis
    Johannes M P J Breur
    Department of Obstetrics, Wilhelmina Children s Hospital University Medical Center, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Fetal Diagn Ther 22:457-61. 2007
    ..We reviewed our experience with this condition to determine the neurodevelopmental outcome of prenatally diagnosed cases with isolated HB complicated by hydrops fetalis...
  30. ncbi request reprint Isolated congenital atrioventricular block diagnosed in utero: natural history and outcome
    Johannes M P J Breur
    Department of Obstetrics, University Medical Center, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med 21:469-76. 2008
    ..We describe the natural history and outcome of 24 infants with isolated CAVB diagnosed in utero, review the literature, and assess the risk factors that could predict outcome...
  31. ncbi request reprint Obstetric management and outcome of pregnancy in women with a history of caesarean section in the Netherlands
    Anneke Kwee
    University Medical Center Utrecht, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Room Number KE 04 123 1, Lundlaan 6, 3584 EA Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol 132:171-6. 2007
    ..To determine mode of delivery and occurrence of uterine rupture in women with a previous caesarean section (CS) in the Netherlands...
  32. ncbi request reprint Uterine rupture and its complications in the Netherlands: a prospective study
    Anneke Kwee
    University Medical Centre Utrecht, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol 128:257-61. 2006
    ..To determine maternal and perinatal morbidity and mortality after uterine rupture in the Netherlands...
  33. ncbi request reprint Comparison of single and repeated antenatal corticosteroid therapy to prevent neonatal death and morbidity in the preterm infant
    Lia D E Wijnberger
    Department of Obstetrics, University Medical Center Utrecht, KJ02 507 0, Wilhelmina Children s Hospital, P O Box 85090, 3508 AB Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Early Hum Dev 67:29-36. 2002
    ..However, the benefits of this policy as compared to single-course administration have not been proven...
  34. ncbi request reprint Risk indicators predictive for severe hypoglycemia during the first trimester of type 1 diabetic pregnancy
    Inge M Evers
    Department of Obstetrics, Utrecht University, University Medical Center, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Diabetes Care 25:554-9. 2002
    ....
  35. pmc Antenatal allopurinol reduces hippocampal brain damage after acute birth asphyxia in late gestation fetal sheep
    Joepe J Kaandorp
    1Perinatal Center, University Medical Center, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Reprod Sci 21:251-9. 2014
    ..Maternal treatment with allopurinol offers potential neuroprotection to the fetal brain in the clinical management of perinatal asphyxia. ..
  36. pmc Maternal characteristics, mean arterial pressure and serum markers in early prediction of preeclampsia
    Sylwia Kuc
    Department of Obstetrics, Wilhelmina Children s Hospital, University Medical Centre Utrecht, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    PLoS ONE 8:e63546. 2013
    ....
  37. pmc Effects of antenatal glucocorticoid therapy on hippocampal histology of preterm infants
    Deodata Tijsseling
    Perinatal Center, University Medical Center, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    PLoS ONE 7:e33369. 2012
    ..To investigate if antenatal glucocorticoid treatment has an effect on hippocampal histology of the human preterm newborn...
  38. ncbi request reprint The umbilical coiling index, a review of the literature
    Monique W M de Laat
    Department of Obstetrics, University Medical Center, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med 17:93-100. 2005
    ..In the future ultrasonographic evaluation of the umbilical cord and the UCI may become an integral part of fetal assessment in high-risk pregnancies...
  39. doi request reprint ST analysis of the fetal electrocardiogram in intrapartum fetal monitoring: a meta-analysis
    Jeroen H Becker
    Departments of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University Medical Center Utrecht, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Obstet Gynecol 119:145-54. 2012
    ..To compare the effects of ST-waveform analysis in combination with cardiotocography with conventional cardiotocography for intrapartum fetal monitoring...
  40. pmc Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors affect neurobehavioral development in the human fetus
    Eduard J H Mulder
    Department of Perinatology and Gynecology, Wilhelmina Children s Hospital, University Medical Centre, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Neuropsychopharmacology 36:1961-71. 2011
    ..A first-choice SSRI type was not apparent. Bodily activity at high rate during non-REM sleep in SSRI-exposed fetuses is an abnormal phenomenon, but its significance for postnatal development is unclear...
  41. doi request reprint Intrapartum epidural analgesia and ST analysis of the fetal electrocardiogram
    Jeroen H Becker
    Department of Perinatology and Gynecology, University Medical Center Utrecht, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 90:1364-70. 2011
    ..To evaluate the influence of intrapartum epidural analgesia on the occurrence of ST events of the fetal ECG...
  42. ncbi request reprint Occurrence of ST-changes recorded with the STAN S21-monitor during normal and abnormal fetal heart rate patterns during labour
    Anneke Kwee
    University Medical Centre Utrecht, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol 135:28-34. 2007
    ..To determine the frequency of ST-changes in the fetal electrocardiogram (ECG) both during normal and abnormal fetal heart (FHR) traces and to study relations with characteristics of pregnancy and delivery...
  43. ncbi request reprint [Intrapartum foetal monitoring: from stethoscope to ST analysis of the ECG]
    Michelle E M H Westerhuis
    Universitair Medisch Centrum Utrecht, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Ned Tijdschr Geneeskd 153:B259. 2009
    ..A disadvantage of application of the STAN method is that it is based on visual interpretation of the CTG, with large inter- and intraobserver variability. In spite of this shortcoming the method may be promising...
  44. ncbi request reprint Risk factors for cardiovascular disease in women with a history of pregnancy complicated by preeclampsia or intrauterine growth restriction
    Gwendolyn T R Manten
    Department of Perinatology and Gynecology, University Medical Center, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Hypertens Pregnancy 26:39-50. 2007
    ..We determined the presence of traditional and novel risk factors for cardiovascular disease in these women...
  45. ncbi request reprint Validation of the Continuous Glucose Monitoring System (CGMS) by the use of two CGMS simultaneously in pregnant women with type 1 diabetes mellitus
    Anneloes Kerssen
    Department of Perinatology and Gynaecology, University Medical Centre Utrecht, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Diabetes Technol Ther 7:699-706; discussion 707-9. 2005
    ..This study was aimed at evaluating the accuracy of the CGMS in pregnant women with type 1 diabetes...
  46. doi request reprint Advanced glycation end products, measured as skin autofluorescence, at diagnosis in gestational diabetes mellitus compared with normal pregnancy
    Wendela L de Ranitz-Greven
    Department of Internal Medicine, University Medical Center Utrecht, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Diabetes Technol Ther 14:43-9. 2012
    ..Therefore we compared SAF at diagnosis in GDM patients with normal pregnancy. If SAF is elevated in GDM, future research could focus on the possible use of the AGE-Reader as a screening method for GDM...
  47. ncbi request reprint Spontaneous tachysystole as sign of serious perinatal conditions
    Sanne M Strasser
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University Medical Centre Utrecht, Lundlaan 6, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med 23:736-41. 2010
    ..Tachysystole, with a pseudo-sinusoidal FHR pattern, may be a sign of a critical perinatal condition and recognition may be of vital importance...
  48. ncbi request reprint Differences in behavioral outcome and motor development at school age after neonatal treatment for chronic lung disease with dexamethasone versus hydrocortisone
    Rosa Karemaker
    Department of Neonatology, Wilhelmina Children s Hospital, University Medical Center, Utrecht, 3508 AB Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Pediatr Res 60:745-50. 2006
    ..Neuromotor development was poorer in DEX than the BMETH and REF groups. The HC group did not differ from REF and BMETH groups. We suggest that neonatal HC may be a "safer" alternative for DEX for the treatment of CLD...
  49. pmc The association between intrauterine inflammation and spontaneous vaginal delivery at term: a cross-sectional study
    Michiel L Houben
    Department of Pediatrics, Wilhelmina Children s Hospital, Utrecht University Medical Center, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    PLoS ONE 4:e6572. 2009
    ..The role of intrauterine inflammation, although implicated in preterm birth, is not yet established in human term labor. We hypothesized that intrauterine inflammation at term is associated with spontaneous onset of labor...
  50. doi request reprint High concentrations of amniotic fluid proinflammatory cytokines in healthy neonates are associated with low risk of respiratory syncytial virus bronchiolitis
    Michiel L Houben
    Department of Pediatrics, Julius Center for Health Sciences and Primary Care, University Medical Center Utrecht, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 31:931-4. 2012
    ..Mechanisms underlying RSV bronchiolitis in healthy term infants are largely unknown. Sterile intraamniotic inflammation and chorioamnionitis have been associated with increased lung volume and compliance...
  51. ncbi request reprint The Roach muscle bundle and umbilical cord coiling
    Monique W M de Laat
    Department of Obstetrics, University Medical Center, 3508 AB Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Early Hum Dev 83:571-4. 2007
    ..To determine if presence of the Roach muscle, a small muscle bundle lying just beside the umbilical artery, contributes to umbilical cord coiling...
  52. doi request reprint First trimester neurosonoembryology with automated follicle tracking: preliminary findings
    Lourens Pistorius
    Division of Perinatology and Gynaecology, Department of Obstetrics, Wilhelmina Childrens Hospital KE 04 123 1, University Medical Centre, PO Box 85090, Utrecht 3508 AB, The Netherlands
    J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med 22:949-51. 2009
    ....
  53. ncbi request reprint Emergency peripartum hysterectomy: A prospective study in The Netherlands
    Anneke Kwee
    University Medical Centre Utrecht, Location WKZ, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Kwee, Gynaecologist, Room Number KE 04 123 1, Lundlaan 6, 3584 EA Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol 124:187-92. 2006
    ..To determine the incidence, indication, association with caesarean section (CS) and outcome of emergency peripartum hysterectomy (EPH) in The Netherlands...
  54. doi request reprint Cerebrospinal fluid leakage, an uncommon complication of fetal blood sampling: a case report and review of the literature
    Timme P Schaap
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Diakonessenhuis Utrecht, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Obstet Gynecol Surv 66:42-6. 2011
    ..In conclusion, complications of FBS are rare but can be serious. Excessive fetal bleeding is most frequently reported and often associated with an underlying coagulopathy in the neonate...
  55. pmc Antenatal glucocorticoid treatment affects hippocampal development in mice
    Cornelle W Noorlander
    Brain Center Rudolf Magnus, Department of Neuroscience and Pharmacology, University Medical Center Utrecht, Utrecht, the Netherlands Department of Obstetrics, University Medical Center Utrecht, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    PLoS ONE 9:e85671. 2014
    ..This latter long-term and negative effect of antenatal dexamethasone treatment on the number of proliferative cells in the hippocampus may have important implications for hippocampal network function. ..
  56. ncbi request reprint The effects of intrapartum hypoxia on the fetal QT interval
    Martijn A Oudijk
    Department of Obstetrics, University Medical Center Utrecht, The Netherlands
    BJOG 111:656-60. 2004
    ..We hypothesised that the intrapartum fetal QT interval may provide additional information on the condition of the fetus, as it is known that the QT interval reacts to situations of stress and exercise...
  57. doi request reprint Intrapartum fever at term: diagnostic markers to individualize the risk of fetal infection: a review
    Annemieke C C Evers
    Department of Obstetrics, University Medical Center Utrecht, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Obstet Gynecol Surv 67:187-200. 2012
    ..Amniotic fluid and umbilical cord values of IL-6 and IL-8 levels are likely candidates for such a prediction model...
  58. ncbi request reprint Lipoprotein (a) in pregnancy: a critical review of the literature
    Gwendolyn T R Manten
    Department of Perinatology and Gynecology, University Medical Center, P O Box 85090, KE 04 156 1, 3508 AB Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol 122:13-21. 2005
    ....
  59. ncbi request reprint The effects of prenatal stress on temperament and problem behavior of 27-month-old toddlers
    Barbara M Gutteling
    Dept of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Utrecht University Medical Center and the Rudolf Magnus Institute of Neuroscience, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Eur Child Adolesc Psychiatry 14:41-51. 2005
    ..To examine, in a prospective study, the influence of prenatal stress on infant temperament and problem behavior...
  60. ncbi request reprint Maternal body mass index does not affect performance of fetal electrocardiography
    E Margo Graatsma
    Division of Perinatology and Gynecology, University Medical Center Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Am J Perinatol 27:573-7. 2010
    ..4, 98.9, and 100%, respectively. BMI has no clinically significant influence on recording quality of FHR monitored with fECG. It can therefore be considered a good method for monitoring the fetal condition in pregnancies of obese women...
  61. ncbi request reprint Maternal allopurinol during fetal hypoxia lowers cord blood levels of the brain injury marker S-100B
    Helen L Torrance
    Perinatal Center, University Medical Center Wilhelmina Children s Hospital, Utrecht, Netherlands
    Pediatrics 124:350-7. 2009
    ..Fetal hypoxia is an important determinant of neonatal encephalopathy caused by birth asphyxia, in which hypoxia-induced free radical formation plays an important role...
  62. pmc Adverse drug reactions to tocolytic treatment for preterm labour: prospective cohort study
    Roel De Heus
    Department of Perinatology and Gynaecology, University Medical Centre Utrecht, KJ 02 507 0 PO Box 85090, Utrecht, Netherlands
    BMJ 338:b744. 2009
    ..To evaluate the incidence of serious maternal complications after the use of various tocolytic drugs for the treatment of preterm labour in routine clinical situations...
  63. ncbi request reprint Methods of sonographic cervical length measurement in pregnancy: a review of the literature
    Madelon Meijer-Hoogeveen
    Division of Perinatology and Gynecology, University Medical Center Utrecht, The Netherlands
    J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med 19:755-62. 2006
    ..We compared the different techniques and investigated factors that influence visualization of the cervix. The data in this overview may be used to establish guidelines in clinical practice...
  64. doi request reprint Insulin during pregnancy, labour and delivery
    Harold W de Valk
    Dept of Internal Medicine, University Medical Centre Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Best Pract Res Clin Obstet Gynaecol 25:65-76. 2011
    ..After delivery, glycaemic control must be relaxed to prevent hypoglycaemia, especially in women who breastfeed...
  65. doi request reprint Cardiovascular follow-up at school age after perinatal glucocorticoid exposure in prematurely born children: perinatal glucocorticoid therapy and cardiovascular follow-up
    Willem B de Vries
    Department of Neonatology, Room KE 04 123 1, Wilhelmina Children s Hospital, University Medical Center Utrecht, PO Box 85090, 3508 AB Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 162:738-44. 2008
    ..To study whether antenatal or neonatal glucocorticoid therapy to reduce the incidence and severity of chronic lung disease in preterm infants is associated with long-term adverse cardiac effects and hypertension...
  66. ncbi request reprint Cardiotocography plus ST analysis of fetal electrocardiogram compared with cardiotocography only for intrapartum monitoring: a randomized controlled trial
    Michelle E M H Westerhuis
    University Medical Center Utrecht, 3508 AB Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Obstet Gynecol 115:1173-80. 2010
    ..To estimate the effectiveness of intrapartum fetal monitoring by cardiotocography plus ST analysis using a strict protocol for performance of fetal blood sampling...
  67. pmc Metabolomics profiling for identification of novel potential markers in early prediction of preeclampsia
    Sylwia Kuc
    Department of Obstetrics, Wilhelmina Children s Hospital, University Medical Centre Utrecht UMCU, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    PLoS ONE 9:e98540. 2014
    ..The second aim of this study was to examine the predictive performance of the selected metabolites for both early onset [EO-PE] and late onset PE [LO-PE]...
  68. pmc Modulation of serotonin transporter function during fetal development causes dilated heart cardiomyopathy and lifelong behavioral abnormalities
    Cornelle W Noorlander
    Rudolf Magnus Institute of Neuroscience, Department of Neuroscience and Pharmacology, University Medical Center Utrecht, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    PLoS ONE 3:e2782. 2008
    ..The possible effects are the product of placental transfer efficiency, time of administration and dose of the respective SSRI...
  69. ncbi request reprint The role of lipoprotein (a) in pregnancies complicated by pre-eclampsia
    G T R Manten
    Department of Perinatology and Gynaecology, F05 829, University Medical Center, PO Box 85090, 3508 AB Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Med Hypotheses 64:162-9. 2005
    ..The pathophysiologic changes associated with cardiovascular disease may also be responsible for the increased incidence of pre-eclampsia in these women...
  70. doi request reprint Gestational diabetes mellitus diagnosed by screening or symptoms: does it matter?
    Nurah M Hammoud
    University Medical Center Utrecht, Division Woman and Baby, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med 26:103-5. 2013
    ..g. accelerated fetal growth or hydramnios) (diagnosis-group)...
  71. ncbi request reprint Effects of antenatal betamethasone administration on fetal heart rate and behavior in twin pregnancy
    Eduard J H Mulder
    Department of Perinatology and Gynecology, Wilhelmina Children s Hospital, Lundlaan 6, 3584 EA, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Pediatr Res 56:35-9. 2004
    ..This provides evidence that the achieved betamethasone levels are high enough to reach the compartment of either twin member...
  72. ncbi request reprint Early neonatal antioxidant capacity after preexisting impaired placental function
    Lia D E Wijnberger
    Department of Obstetrics, Wilhelmina Children s Hospital Utrecht, University Medical Center Utrecht, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Early Hum Dev 71:111-6. 2003
    ..Their FRAP values were lower and the incidence of oxidative stress-related diseases was significantly higher in these infants...
  73. pmc Fetal urine production in late pregnancy
    Robert H Stigter
    Department of Perinatology and Gynecology, Wilhelmina Children s Hospital, University Medical Centre Utrecht, Lundlaan 6, 3584 EA Utrecht, The Netherlands
    ISRN Obstet Gynecol 2011:345431. 2011
    ..Conclusion. HFUPR falls before and in relation to the time of onset of labor rather than in relation to gestational age...
  74. ncbi request reprint Dynamic cervical length changes: preliminary observations from 30-minute transvaginal ultrasound recordings
    Madelon Meijer-Hoogeveen
    Division of Perinatology and Gynecology, University Medical Center Utrecht, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med 20:481-6. 2007
    ..The purpose of this study was to visualize and quantify dynamic changes in the cervix and to study factors influencing cervical length...
  75. doi request reprint Fetal neuroimaging: ultrasound, MRI, or both?
    Lourens R Pistorius
    University Medical Centre Utrecht, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Obstet Gynecol Surv 63:733-45. 2008
    ..Local conditions and expertise obviously influence the accuracy of both modalities. Both ultrasound and MRI should be performed to the highest possible standard, and the final diagnosis should be made in a multidisciplinary setting...
  76. ncbi request reprint The Continuous Glucose Monitoring System during pregnancy of women with type 1 diabetes mellitus: accuracy assessment
    Anneloes Kerssen
    Department of Perinatology, University Medical Centre, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Diabetes Technol Ther 6:645-51. 2004
    ..It was the aim of this study to determine whether the CGMS accurately reflects glucose levels in pregnant women with type 1 diabetes mellitus...
  77. doi request reprint A validation of electrohysterography for uterine activity monitoring during labour
    Benoit C Jacod
    Department of Obstetrics, University Medical Centre, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med 23:17-22. 2010
    ..Validation of electrohysterography (EHG) as a method for uterine activity monitoring during labour by comparing with intra-uterine pressure catheter (IUPC) recordings...
  78. ncbi request reprint Treatment of fetal tachycardia with sotalol: transplacental pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics
    Martijn A Oudijk
    Department of Obstetrics, University Medical Center Utrecht, The Netherlands
    J Am Coll Cardiol 42:765-70. 2003
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate the pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics of sotalol in the treatment of fetal tachycardia...
  79. ncbi request reprint Severe umbilical cord acidemia and neurological outcome in preterm and full-term neonates
    Selma W Lavrijsen
    Division of Perinatology and Gynecology, Wilhelmina Children s Hospital, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Biol Neonate 88:27-34. 2005
    ..Severe intrauterine hypoxia-ischemia and acidemia may lead to a disturbed neurodevelopment...
  80. ncbi request reprint Caesarean section on request: a survey in The Netherlands
    Anneke Kwee
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University Medical Centre Utrecht, WKZ, KE 04 123 1, Lundlaan 6, 3584 EA Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol 113:186-90. 2004
    ..To determine the opinion of Dutch gynaecologists and registrars on caesarean section (CS) on request...
  81. ncbi request reprint Maternal decision to terminate pregnancy in case of Down syndrome
    Marijke J Korenromp
    Department of Perinatology and Gynecology, University Medical Center, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 196:149.e1-11. 2007
    ..This study explores decisional processes regarding termination of pregnancy because of Down syndrome and aims to identify possibilities for improving counseling...
  82. doi request reprint Evaluation of 7 serum biomarkers and uterine artery Doppler ultrasound for first-trimester prediction of preeclampsia: a systematic review
    Sylwia Kuc
    Department of Obstetrics, Wilhelmina Children s Hospital, University Medical Center Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Obstet Gynecol Surv 66:225-39. 2011
    ....
  83. doi request reprint Transient severe fetal heart rate abnormalities in a pregnancy complicated by thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura
    Sanne M Strasser
    Departments of Obstetrics and Gynecology, and Hematology, University Medical Centre Utrecht, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Obstet Gynecol 111:517-21. 2008
    ..Thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura is a rare disease. However, in pregnant women it occurs more frequently. Thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura may be a severe condition for both mother and fetus...
  84. ncbi request reprint Maternal hypoglycemia during pregnancy in type 1 diabetes: maternal and fetal consequences
    Edith W M T ter Braak
    Department of Internal Medicine and Endocrinology, University Medical Center, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Diabetes Metab Res Rev 18:96-105. 2002
    ..Efforts must be made to avoid low BG, i.e. <3.9 mmol/l, when tightening glycemic control...
  85. doi request reprint Effect of cytochrome P450 2D6 genotype on maternal paroxetine plasma concentrations during pregnancy
    F F Tessa Ververs
    Department of Clinical Pharmacy, Division of Laboratory and Clinical Pharmacy, University Medical Center Utrecht, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Clin Pharmacokinet 48:677-83. 2009
    ..We examined the changes of maternal paroxetine concentrations during pregnancy in relation to cytochrome P450 (CYP) 2D6 genotype...
  86. ncbi request reprint Drug treatment of fetal tachycardias
    Martijn A Oudijk
    Department of Obstetrics, University Medical Center, Utrecht 3508 AB, 3584 EA, The Netherlands
    Paediatr Drugs 4:49-63. 2002
    ..5 to 1 mg/day IV, or flecainide 200 to 400 mg/day orally is proposed. Initiating direct fetal therapy may follow failure of transplacental therapy...
  87. ncbi request reprint Expression in the placenta of neuronal markers for perinatal brain damage
    Lia D E Wijnberger
    Department of Obstetrics, University Medical Center Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Pediatr Res 51:492-6. 2002
    ..We conclude that S-100 a and b and NSE are not suitable markers for neonatal brain damage. Brain-restricted proteins such as glial fibrillary acidic protein and B-50 seem more promising...