C Louik

Summary

Affiliation: Boston University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint First-trimester use of selective serotonin-reuptake inhibitors and the risk of birth defects
    Carol Louik
    Slone Epidemiology Center at Boston University, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    N Engl J Med 356:2675-83. 2007
  2. ncbi request reprint Nausea and vomiting in pregnancy: maternal characteristics and risk factors
    Carol Louik
    Slone Epidemiology Centre, Boston University, MA 02115, USA
    Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol 20:270-8. 2006
  3. ncbi request reprint Use of a job-exposure matrix to assess occupational exposures in relation to birth defects
    C Louik
    Slone Epidemiology Unit, School of Public Health, Boston University School of Medicine, Brookline, Mass, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 42:693-703. 2000
  4. ncbi request reprint Erythromycin use during pregnancy in relation to pyloric stenosis
    Carol Louik
    Slone Epidemiology Unit, Boston University School of Medicine, Brookline, MA 02446, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 186:288-90. 2002
  5. ncbi request reprint Post-marketing surveillance using pharmacy-based cohorts: results of a pilot study
    Carol Louik
    Slone Epidemiology Center, Boston University, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf 14:289-95. 2005
  6. doi request reprint Use of oral contraceptives in pregnancy and major structural birth defects in offspring
    DOROTHY KIM WALLER
    The University of Texas, Houston Health Science Center, School of Public Health, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Epidemiology 21:232-9. 2010
  7. ncbi request reprint Epidemiologic analysis of maternal factors and amniotic band defects
    Martha M Werler
    Slone Epidemiology Center, Boston University School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    Birth Defects Res A Clin Mol Teratol 67:68-72. 2003
  8. pmc Use of herbal treatments in pregnancy
    Carol Louik
    Slone Epidemiology Center, Department of Family Medicine, Boston University, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 202:439.e1-439.e10. 2010
  9. ncbi request reprint Risk of gestational hypertension in relation to folic acid supplementation during pregnancy
    Sonia Hernandez-Diaz
    Slone Epidemiology Center, Boston University School of Public Health, MA 02215, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 156:806-12. 2002
  10. ncbi request reprint Asthma morbidity after the short-term use of ibuprofen in children
    Samuel M Lesko
    Slone Epidemiology Unit, School of Public Health, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    Pediatrics 109:E20. 2002

Detail Information

Publications22

  1. ncbi request reprint First-trimester use of selective serotonin-reuptake inhibitors and the risk of birth defects
    Carol Louik
    Slone Epidemiology Center at Boston University, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    N Engl J Med 356:2675-83. 2007
    ..The risk of birth defects after antenatal exposure to selective serotonin-reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) remains controversial...
  2. ncbi request reprint Nausea and vomiting in pregnancy: maternal characteristics and risk factors
    Carol Louik
    Slone Epidemiology Centre, Boston University, MA 02115, USA
    Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol 20:270-8. 2006
    ..Together with selected demographic characteristics that differentiate early- vs. late-onset NVP, these findings warrant further investigation...
  3. ncbi request reprint Use of a job-exposure matrix to assess occupational exposures in relation to birth defects
    C Louik
    Slone Epidemiology Unit, School of Public Health, Boston University School of Medicine, Brookline, Mass, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 42:693-703. 2000
    ..Application of the NIOSH JEM to the birth defects study database (and probably other databases as well) does not provide a useful means of assessing occupational exposures...
  4. ncbi request reprint Erythromycin use during pregnancy in relation to pyloric stenosis
    Carol Louik
    Slone Epidemiology Unit, Boston University School of Medicine, Brookline, MA 02446, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 186:288-90. 2002
    ....
  5. ncbi request reprint Post-marketing surveillance using pharmacy-based cohorts: results of a pilot study
    Carol Louik
    Slone Epidemiology Center, Boston University, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf 14:289-95. 2005
    ..To assess the feasibility of recruiting subjects for follow-up studies of drug exposures using pharmacy records but without involving dispensing pharmacists...
  6. doi request reprint Use of oral contraceptives in pregnancy and major structural birth defects in offspring
    DOROTHY KIM WALLER
    The University of Texas, Houston Health Science Center, School of Public Health, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Epidemiology 21:232-9. 2010
    ....
  7. ncbi request reprint Epidemiologic analysis of maternal factors and amniotic band defects
    Martha M Werler
    Slone Epidemiology Center, Boston University School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    Birth Defects Res A Clin Mol Teratol 67:68-72. 2003
    ..Little is known about risk factors for either ARS or BWC, except that maternal age has been shown to affect risk inversely...
  8. pmc Use of herbal treatments in pregnancy
    Carol Louik
    Slone Epidemiology Center, Department of Family Medicine, Boston University, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 202:439.e1-439.e10. 2010
    ..Interest in herbal treatments has increased without data on safety, efficacy, or rates of use in pregnancy. We examined antenatal herbal and natural product use among mothers of nonmalformed infants in 5 geographic centers...
  9. ncbi request reprint Risk of gestational hypertension in relation to folic acid supplementation during pregnancy
    Sonia Hernandez-Diaz
    Slone Epidemiology Center, Boston University School of Public Health, MA 02215, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 156:806-12. 2002
    ..55 (95% confidence interval: 0.39, 0.79). This finding suggests that folic acid-containing multivitamins may reduce the risk of gestational hypertension...
  10. ncbi request reprint Asthma morbidity after the short-term use of ibuprofen in children
    Samuel M Lesko
    Slone Epidemiology Unit, School of Public Health, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    Pediatrics 109:E20. 2002
    ..To test the hypothesis that short-term use of ibuprofen increases asthma morbidity in children...
  11. pmc Asthma in pregnancy and its pharmacologic treatment
    Carol Louik
    Slone Epidemiology Center at Boston University, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 105:110-7. 2010
    ..Asthma is among the most common serious medical problems in pregnancy, and its prevalence may be increasing. Management is problematic because asthma may harm the fetus, yet little is known about fetal risks of asthma medications...
  12. pmc Achieving a public health recommendation for preventing neural tube defects with folic acid
    M M Werler
    Slone Epidemiology Unit, Boston University School of Public Health, Boston, Mass, USA
    Am J Public Health 89:1637-40. 1999
    ..This study examined 3 approaches to achieving the public health recommendation that all women of child-bearing age ingest 0.40 mg of folic acid per day to reduce the occurrence of neural tube defects (NTDs)...
  13. ncbi request reprint Can folic acid protect against congenital heart defects in Down syndrome?
    Willemijn M Meijer
    Slone Epidemiology Center, Boston University, Boston, Massachusetts 02215 1201, USA
    Birth Defects Res A Clin Mol Teratol 76:714-7. 2006
    ..Our objectives were to investigate whether first-trimester FA use protects against heart anomalies among DS children...
  14. ncbi request reprint Trends and predictors of folic acid awareness and periconceptional use in pregnant women
    Lolkje T W de Jong-van den Berg
    Slone Epidemiology Center, Boston University School of Public Health, Boston, Mass, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 192:121-8. 2005
    ..The purpose of this study was to describe recent trends in folic acid awareness and use in the periconceptional period among pregnant women in relation to maternal sociodemographic and other relevant factors...
  15. pmc Antidepressant use during pregnancy and the risk of preterm delivery and fetal growth restriction
    Sengwee Toh
    Department of Population Medicine, Harvard Medical School Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Institute, 133 Brookline Ave 6th Floor, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    J Clin Psychopharmacol 29:555-60. 2009
    ..The associations between prenatal exposure to antidepressants and preterm delivery and fetal growth restriction are controversial and poorly understood. We studied the relation between antidepressant use and these outcomes...
  16. pmc Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor use and risk of gestational hypertension
    Sengwee Toh
    Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 166:320-8. 2009
    ..The purpose of this study was to assess the effects of treatment with selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) on the risks of gestational hypertension and preeclampsia...
  17. ncbi request reprint Risk factors for persistent pulmonary hypertension of the newborn
    Sonia Hernandez-Diaz
    Slone Epidemiology Center at Boston University, 1010 Commonwealth Ave, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Pediatrics 120:e272-82. 2007
    ..We performed a case-control study to determine possible antenatal and perinatal predictors of persistent pulmonary hypertension of the newborn...
  18. doi request reprint Periconceptional use of weight loss products including ephedra and the association with birth defects
    Rebecca H Bitsko
    Division of Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities, National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Birth Defects Res A Clin Mol Teratol 82:553-62. 2008
    ..This study assessed the association between periconceptional use of weight loss products and major structural birth defects...
  19. ncbi request reprint Prenatal prescription of macrolide antibiotics and infantile hypertrophic pyloric stenosis
    Carol Louik
    Obstet Gynecol 101:816; author reply 816-7. 2003
  20. ncbi request reprint Selective serotonin-reuptake inhibitors and risk of persistent pulmonary hypertension of the newborn
    Christina D Chambers
    Department of Pediatrics, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA 92103, USA
    N Engl J Med 354:579-87. 2006
    ..We performed a case-control study to assess whether PPHN is associated with exposure to SSRIs during late pregnancy...
  21. doi request reprint Maternal exposure to statins and risk for birth defects: a case-series approach
    Emily E Petersen
    National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Am J Med Genet A 146:2701-5. 2008
  22. ncbi request reprint Nutrient intakes in women and risks of anophthalmia and microphthalmia in their offspring
    Gary M Shaw
    March of Dimes Birth Defects Foundation, California Research Division, Oakland, California, USA
    Birth Defects Res A Clin Mol Teratol 79:708-13. 2007
    ..In this population-based case-control study we investigated whether periconceptional intakes of supplemental folic acid, dietary folate, vitamin A, and several other nutrients were associated with these eye defects...