P J Steer

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Affiliation: Imperial College
Country: UK

Publications

  1. pmc Gender gap in undergraduate experience and performance in obstetrics and gynaecology: analysis of clinical experience logs
    Jenny Higham
    Academic Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Faculty of Medicine, Imperial College, London W2 1NY
    BMJ 328:142-3. 2004
  2. ncbi request reprint The management of large and small for gestational age fetuses
    Philip Steer
    Division of Paediatrics, Obstetrics, and Gynecology, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Imperial College, London, UK
    Semin Perinatol 28:59-66. 2004
  3. pmc Maternal blood pressure in pregnancy, birth weight, and perinatal mortality in first births: prospective study
    Philip J Steer
    Academic Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Imperial College London, Faculty of Medicine, Chelsea and Westminster Hospital, London SW10 9NH
    BMJ 329:1312. 2004
  4. ncbi request reprint The epidemiology of preterm labor--a global perspective
    Philip Steer
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Faculty of Medicine, Imperial College London, UK
    J Perinat Med 33:273-6. 2005
  5. doi request reprint Surveillance during labour
    Philip J Steer
    Academic Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Imperial College Faculty of Medicine, Chelsea and Westminster Hospital, London, UK
    J Perinat Med 37:451-6. 2009
  6. ncbi request reprint Prematurity or immaturity?
    P J Steer
    Division of Surgery, Oncology, Reproductive Biology and Anaesthetics, Faculty of Medicine, Imperial College London, London, UK
    BJOG 113:136-8. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint Has electronic fetal heart rate monitoring made a difference
    Philip J Steer
    Division of Surgery, Oncology, Reproductive Medicine and Anaesthesia, Imperial College Faculty of Medicine, Chelsea and Westminster Hospital, 369 Fulham Road, London SW10 9NH, UK
    Semin Fetal Neonatal Med 13:2-7. 2008
  8. doi request reprint Myth: Group B streptococcal infection in pregnancy: comprehended and conquered
    P J Steer
    Division of Surgery and Oncology, Imperial College London, UK
    Semin Fetal Neonatal Med 16:254-8. 2011
  9. ncbi request reprint A longitudinal study of maternal plasma insulin-like growth factor binding protein-1 concentrations during normal pregnancy and pregnancies complicated by pre-eclampsia
    N Anim-Nyame
    Department of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Division of Paediatrics Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Chelsea and Westminster Hospital, London, SW10 9NH, UK
    Hum Reprod 15:2215-9. 2000
  10. ncbi request reprint Longitudinal analysis of maternal plasma leptin concentrations during normal pregnancy and pre-eclampsia
    N Anim-Nyame
    Department of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Division of Paediatrics, Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Imperial College School of Medicine, Chelsea and Westminster Hospital, London, UK
    Hum Reprod 15:2033-6. 2000

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Publications43

  1. pmc Gender gap in undergraduate experience and performance in obstetrics and gynaecology: analysis of clinical experience logs
    Jenny Higham
    Academic Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Faculty of Medicine, Imperial College, London W2 1NY
    BMJ 328:142-3. 2004
  2. ncbi request reprint The management of large and small for gestational age fetuses
    Philip Steer
    Division of Paediatrics, Obstetrics, and Gynecology, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Imperial College, London, UK
    Semin Perinatol 28:59-66. 2004
    ..Antenatal detection of both very small and very large babies is difficult and imprecise. Expectant management is therefore preferable unless there are very specific indications for emergency or operative delivery...
  3. pmc Maternal blood pressure in pregnancy, birth weight, and perinatal mortality in first births: prospective study
    Philip J Steer
    Academic Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Imperial College London, Faculty of Medicine, Chelsea and Westminster Hospital, London SW10 9NH
    BMJ 329:1312. 2004
    ..To investigate the relation of diastolic blood pressure in pregnancy with birth weight and perinatal mortality...
  4. ncbi request reprint The epidemiology of preterm labor--a global perspective
    Philip Steer
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Faculty of Medicine, Imperial College London, UK
    J Perinat Med 33:273-6. 2005
    ..Without this, medical intervention tends to increase the rate of preterm birth without corresponding improvement in outcomes...
  5. doi request reprint Surveillance during labour
    Philip J Steer
    Academic Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Imperial College Faculty of Medicine, Chelsea and Westminster Hospital, London, UK
    J Perinat Med 37:451-6. 2009
    ..It may be that as with aircraft navigation, the safest solution is to replace human judgement with the obstetric equivalent of automatic pilots...
  6. ncbi request reprint Prematurity or immaturity?
    P J Steer
    Division of Surgery, Oncology, Reproductive Biology and Anaesthetics, Faculty of Medicine, Imperial College London, London, UK
    BJOG 113:136-8. 2006
    ..Preterm black African babies have lower gestation-specific perinatal mortality than white European babies, while at term and beyond the reverse is true. Preterm birth may have evolved partly as a response to disproportion...
  7. ncbi request reprint Has electronic fetal heart rate monitoring made a difference
    Philip J Steer
    Division of Surgery, Oncology, Reproductive Medicine and Anaesthesia, Imperial College Faculty of Medicine, Chelsea and Westminster Hospital, 369 Fulham Road, London SW10 9NH, UK
    Semin Fetal Neonatal Med 13:2-7. 2008
    ..Computerised expert systems for the analysis of FHR patterns may be more successful at avoiding poor outcomes...
  8. doi request reprint Myth: Group B streptococcal infection in pregnancy: comprehended and conquered
    P J Steer
    Division of Surgery and Oncology, Imperial College London, UK
    Semin Fetal Neonatal Med 16:254-8. 2011
    ..There is no systematic screening in the UK, where the incidence continues to rise...
  9. ncbi request reprint A longitudinal study of maternal plasma insulin-like growth factor binding protein-1 concentrations during normal pregnancy and pregnancies complicated by pre-eclampsia
    N Anim-Nyame
    Department of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Division of Paediatrics Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Chelsea and Westminster Hospital, London, SW10 9NH, UK
    Hum Reprod 15:2215-9. 2000
    ..Thus, it is suggested that IGFBP-1-induced inhibition of IGF activity is unlikely to be responsible for the impaired trophoblast invasion observed in pre-eclampsia...
  10. ncbi request reprint Longitudinal analysis of maternal plasma leptin concentrations during normal pregnancy and pre-eclampsia
    N Anim-Nyame
    Department of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Division of Paediatrics, Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Imperial College School of Medicine, Chelsea and Westminster Hospital, London, UK
    Hum Reprod 15:2033-6. 2000
    ..This study confirms that plasma leptin concentrations are increased in established pre-eclampsia and reports for the first time that leptin concentrations are elevated before pre-eclampsia is clinically evident...
  11. ncbi request reprint A longitudinal study of resting peripheral blood flow in normal pregnancy and pregnancies complicated by chronic hypertension and pre-eclampsia
    N Anim-Nyame
    Department of Maternal and Fetal Medicine, Division of Paediatrics, Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Imperial College School of Medicine, Chelsea and Westminster Hospital, 369 Fulham Road, SW10 9NH, London, UK
    Cardiovasc Res 50:603-9. 2001
    ..Objectives: To investigate the hypothesis that reduced resting tissue blood flow precedes the clinical onset of pre-eclampsia in women at risk of the disease...
  12. ncbi request reprint Impaired retrograde transmission of vasodilatory signals via the endothelium in pre-eclampsia: a cause of reduced tissue blood flow?
    N Anim-Nyame
    Academic Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Faculty of Medicine, Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine, Chelsea and Westminster Hospital, 369 Fulham Road, London SW10 9NH, UK
    Clin Sci (Lond) 106:19-25. 2004
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  13. ncbi request reprint Resting peripheral blood flow in normal pregnancy and in pre-eclampsia
    N Anim-Nyame
    Department of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Division of Paediatrics, Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Imperial College School of Medicine, Chelsea and Westminster Hospital, 369 Fulham Road, London SW10 9NH, UK
    Clin Sci (Lond) 99:505-10. 2000
    ..We suggest that measurement of resting calf blood flow could give a non-invasive index of deterioration of nutritive blood flow to vital organs in pre-eclampsia...
  14. ncbi request reprint Biochemical markers of maternal bone turnover are elevated in pre-eclampsia
    N Anim-Nyame
    Department of Maternal-Fetal Medicine, Imperial College School of Medicine, Chelsea and Westminster Hospital, London, UK
    BJOG 108:258-62. 2001
    ..CONCLUSIONS: These data suggest that bone turnover is increased in established pre-eclampsia compared with normal pregnancy. Further studies are required to investigate whether this precedes the onset of the disease...
  15. ncbi request reprint Evidence of impaired microvascular function in pre-eclampsia: a non-invasive study
    N Anim-Nyame
    Department of Maternal and Fetal Medicine, Imperial College School of Medicine at Chelsea and Westminster Hospital, 369 Fulham Road, London SW10 9NH, U K
    Clin Sci (Lond) 104:405-12. 2003
    ..These data suggest that microvascular dysfunction occurs in pre-eclampsia, and that it is related to alterations in endothelial cell and neutrophil activation...
  16. doi request reprint Tetralogy of Fallot: maternal and neonatal outcomes
    E Gelson
    Academic Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Imperial College London, Chelsea and Westminster Hospital, London, UK
    BJOG 115:398-402. 2008
    ..000001, Wilcoxon rank sum test). All women whose babies were <10th centile weight for gestational age had moderate to severe pulmonary regurgitation...
  17. ncbi request reprint Insulin resistance and pre-eclampsia: a role for tumor necrosis factor-alpha?
    N Anim-Nyame
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Faculty of Medicine, Imperial College School of Science, Technology and Medicine, Chelsea and Westminster Hospital, London, UK
    Gynecol Endocrinol 18:117-23. 2004
    ..These data suggest that insulin resistance in pre-eclampsia precedes the clinical onset of the disease, but that it is not related to elevated levels of TNF-alpha...
  18. doi request reprint The effect of maternal characteristics and gestational diabetes on birthweight
    M Makgoba
    Academic Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Imperial College Faculty of Medicine, Chelsea and Westminster Hospital, London, UK
    BJOG 119:1091-7. 2012
    ..To examine the effect of maternal characteristics, including advancing maternal age, body mass index (BMI), racial origin and development of gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM), on birthweight and the interactions between these factors...
  19. ncbi request reprint Ethnicity and fetal heart rate variation
    O Ogueh
    Division of Paediatrics, Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Imperial College School of Medicine at Chelsea and Westminster Hospital, London, United Kingdom
    Obstet Gynecol 91:324-8. 1998
    ..To determine the effect of ethnicity on fetal heart rate (FHR) variation...
  20. doi request reprint The effect of exclusion of cases with unrecorded best estimate of gestational age on the estimates of preterm birth rate
    I Balchin
    University College London Institute for Women s Health, London, UK
    BJOG 116:1218-24. 2009
    ..To investigate the effect of excluding cases with unrecorded best estimate of gestational age at birth on pregnancy outcome reporting and to determine the reasons for unrecorded gestational age data...
  21. doi request reprint An analysis of the interrelationship between maternal age, body mass index and racial origin in the development of gestational diabetes mellitus
    M Makgoba
    Academic Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Imperial College Faculty of Medicine, Chelsea and Westminster Hospital, London, UK
    BJOG 119:276-82. 2012
    ..To examine the individual association between advancing maternal age, body mass index (BMI) and racial origin with the development of gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) and the interaction between these factors...
  22. ncbi request reprint The relationship between insulin and insulin-like growth factor binding protein-1 is modified by pre-eclampsia
    N Anim-Nyame
    Department of Maternal and Fetal Medicine, Division of Paediatrics, Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine, Chelsea and Westminster Hospital, 369 Fulham Road, London SW10 9NH, UK
    Gynecol Endocrinol 17:471-6. 2003
    ..These data suggest that whereas the inverse relationship between insulin and IGFBP-1 is maintained during normal pregnancy, this relationship is reversed in women who develop pre-eclampsia...
  23. ncbi request reprint Hemoglobin concentration in pregnancy and perinatal mortality: a London-based cohort study
    Mark P Little
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Imperial College London, Faculty of Medicine, St Mary s Campus, Norfolk Place, United Kingdom
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 193:220-6. 2005
    ..The objective of the study was to determine the association between maternal hemoglobin concentration during pregnancy and perinatal mortality...
  24. doi request reprint Pulmonary hypertension and pregnancy--a review of 12 pregnancies in nine women
    R A Curry
    Academic Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Faculty of Medicine, Imperial College London, Chelsea and Westminster NHS Foundation Trust, London, UK
    BJOG 119:752-61. 2012
    ..To report outcomes in a recent series of pregnancies in women with pulmonary hypertension (PH)...
  25. ncbi request reprint Seasonal patterns and preterm birth: a systematic review of the literature and an analysis in a London-based cohort
    S J Lee
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Infectious and Tropical Diseases, Infectious Disease Epidemiology Unit, London, UK
    BJOG 113:1280-8. 2006
    ..The objectives of this study included a systematic review of the countries in which a seasonal pattern of preterm birth has been reported and an analysis on the seasonal variability of preterm birth in a London-based cohort...
  26. ncbi request reprint Factors associated with fall in neonatal intubation rates in the United Kingdom--prospective study
    M P Little
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Imperial College Faculty of Medicine, St Mary s Campus, and Paediatric Department, St Mary s Hospital, London, UK
    BJOG 114:156-64. 2007
    ..To investigate the trend of neonatal resuscitation by intubation or mask ventilation over time and to assess its association with changes in prevalence of caesarean section and use of general anaesthesia in labour...
  27. ncbi request reprint Is bacterial vaginosis associated with cervical intraepithelial neoplasia?
    D C M Boyle
    Academic Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Imperial College School of Medicine, Chelsea and Westminster Hospital, London, UK
    Int J Gynecol Cancer 13:159-63. 2003
    ..We thus found that BV is not associated with CIN...
  28. doi request reprint Timing of planned cesarean delivery by racial group
    Imelda Balchin
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Elizabeth Garrett Anderson Institute for Women s Health, University College London, London, United Kingdom
    Obstet Gynecol 111:659-66. 2008
    ..To estimate the incidence of newborn respiratory distress syndrome (RDS) and transient tachypnea of the newborn (TTN) in relation to gestational age and planned cesarean delivery in white, South Asian, and black women...
  29. ncbi request reprint Race, prematurity and immaturity
    Imelda Balchin
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University College London Hospitals Trust, Elizabeth Garrett Anderson and Obstetric Hospital, London, UK
    Early Hum Dev 83:749-54. 2007
    ..These patterns remained significant even after adjusting for socioeconomic factors. This suggests that fetal maturity occurs earlier in gestation in Blacks and South Asians when compared to white European babies...
  30. ncbi request reprint The epidemiology of preterm labour--why have advances not equated to reduced incidence?
    P J Steer
    Division of Surgery, Oncology, Reproductive Biology and Anaesthetics, Faculty of Medicine, Imperial College London, London, UK
    BJOG 113:1-3. 2006
    ....
  31. ncbi request reprint Could a cervical occlusion suture be effective at improving perinatal outcome?
    M Noori
    Academic Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Faculty of Medicine, Imperial College London, Chelsea and Westminster Hospital, London, UK
    BJOG 114:532-6. 2007
    ..In this review, we examine the background of traditional cervical cerclage and introduce the concept of the occlusion suture and its potential benefit in reducing the risk of recurrent preterm prelabour rupture of membranes...
  32. ncbi request reprint Does endothelial cell activation occur with intrauterine growth restriction?
    M R Johnson
    Department of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Imperial College School of Medicine, Chelsea and Westminster Hospital, London, UK
    BJOG 109:836-9. 2002
    ....
  33. pmc Racial variation in the association between gestational age and perinatal mortality: prospective study
    Imelda Balchin
    Academic Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Imperial College Faculty of Medicine, Chelsea and Westminster Hospital, London SW10 9NH
    BMJ 334:833. 2007
    ....
  34. ncbi request reprint Maternal temperature monitoring during labor: concordance and variability among monitoring sites
    Sujoy Banerjee
    Academic Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, the Bagrit Centre for Bioengineering, Faculty of Medicine, Imperial College London, Chelsea and Westminster Hospital, 369 Fulham Road, London, United Kingdom
    Obstet Gynecol 103:287-93. 2004
    ..The purpose of this study was to ascertain the most reliable noninvasive method of temperature monitoring in labor that would best reflect changes in intrauterine temperature...
  35. doi request reprint Cardiac disease in pregnancy
    Ruth Curry
    Academic Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Imperial College London, Chelsea and Westminster Hospital, London SW10 9NH, UK
    Curr Opin Obstet Gynecol 21:508-13. 2009
    ..This review updates the reader on these important conditions...
  36. ncbi request reprint Are reported preterm birth rates reliable? An analysis of interhospital differences in the calculation of the weeks of gestation at delivery and preterm birth rate
    Imelda Balchin
    Academic Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Imperial College Faculty of Medicine, Chelsea and Westminster Hospital, London, UK
    BJOG 111:160-3. 2004
    ..Calculation of estimated gestational age varied between hospitals due to inconsistencies in 'rounding' and 'truncating' the weeks of gestation at delivery. This resulted in preterm birth misclassification rates of up to 10.1%...
  37. ncbi request reprint Cardiac disease in pregnancy
    Martin Lupton
    Department of Obstetrics Gynaecology, Chelsea and Westminster Hospital, London, UK
    Curr Opin Obstet Gynecol 14:137-43. 2002
    ..Care throughout pregnancy and in the puerperium should be multidisciplinary and include cardiologists, obstetricians and midwives with experience of such cases, preferably in a tertiary centre...
  38. doi request reprint Controversies in pregnancy and congenital heart disease
    Lorna Swan
    Department of Cardiology, Western Infirmary, Glasgow, UK
    Congenit Heart Dis 1:27-34. 2006
    ..This article highlights, through the use of case histories, some of these contentious areas, reflecting the different manifestations of congenital maternal cardiac disease and highlighting the limitations of our knowledge...
  39. pmc Pregnancy and congenital heart disease
    Anselm Uebing
    Adult Congenital Heart Disease Unit, Royal Brompton and Harefield NHS Trust and National Heart and Lung Institute at Imperial College, London SW3 6NP
    BMJ 332:401-6. 2006
  40. ncbi request reprint Low molecular weight heparin (tinzaparin) therapy for moderate risk thromboprophylaxis during pregnancy. A pharmacokinetic study
    Lucy A Norris
    Coagulation Research Laboratory, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Trinity Centre for Health Sciences, St James s Hospital, Dublin 8, Ireland
    Thromb Haemost 92:791-6. 2004
    ..Larger studies are required to determine whether an increased tinzaparin dose (75 IU/kg) would be more effective in the prevention of thrombosis during pregnancy than 50 IU/kg...
  41. ncbi request reprint Tinzaparin sodium for thrombosis treatment and prevention during pregnancy
    Mark P Smith
    Reference Centre for Haemostatic and Thrombotic Disorders, St Thomas Hospital, Dublin, Ireland
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 190:495-501. 2004
    ..This study was undertaken to assess the pharmacodynamic profile, safety, and efficacy of tinzaparin during pregnancy...
  42. ncbi request reprint A time-series analysis of any short-term effects of meteorological and air pollution factors on preterm births in London, UK
    Sue J Lee
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London WC1E 7HT, UK
    Environ Res 106:185-94. 2008
    ..This large study, covering 13 years, suggests that there is no association between preterm births and recent exposure to ambient air pollution or recent changes in the weather...
  43. pmc Giving steroids before elective caesarean section
    Philip J Steer
    BMJ 331:645-6. 2005