Ronald J Wapner

Summary

Affiliation: Columbia University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi Invasive prenatal diagnostic procedures 2005
    Mark I Evans
    Institute for Genetics, Mt Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY 10022, USA
    Semin Perinatol 29:215-8. 2005
  2. ncbi First trimester screening: the BUN study
    Ronald J Wapner
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Drexel University College of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA 19102, USA
    Semin Perinatol 29:236-9. 2005
  3. ncbi Single versus weekly courses of antenatal corticosteroids: evaluation of safety and efficacy
    Ronald J Wapner
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Drexel University College of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 195:633-42. 2006
  4. doi Integration of microarray technology into prenatal diagnosis: counselling issues generated during the NICHD clinical trial
    Ronald J Wapner
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, NY, USA
    Prenat Diagn 32:396-400. 2012
  5. pmc Antenatal corticosteroids for periviable birth
    Ronald J Wapner
    Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Columbia University Medical Center, 622 W 168th St, New York, NY 10032 Electronic address
    Semin Perinatol 37:410-3. 2013
  6. ncbi Invasive prenatal diagnostic techniques
    Ronald J Wapner
    Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Columbia University Medical Center, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Semin Perinatol 29:401-4. 2005
  7. doi Genetics of stillbirth
    Ronald J Wapner
    Obstetrics and Gynecology, Columbia University, Medical Center, New York, New York 10032, USA
    Clin Obstet Gynecol 53:628-34. 2010
  8. pmc The effect of plurality and obesity on betamethasone concentrations in women at risk for preterm delivery
    Cynthia Gyamfi
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Columbia University, New York, NY, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 203:219.e1-5. 2010
  9. pmc Risk of uterine rupture and placenta accreta with prior uterine surgery outside of the lower segment
    Cynthia Gyamfi-Bannerman
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Columbia University, New York, New York 10032, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 120:1332-7. 2012
  10. ncbi Midpregnancy genitourinary tract infection with Chlamydia trachomatis: association with subsequent preterm delivery in women with bacterial vaginosis and Trichomonas vaginalis
    William W Andrews
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Alabama, Birmingham, AL, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 194:493-500. 2006

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Publications102 found, 100 shown here

  1. ncbi Invasive prenatal diagnostic procedures 2005
    Mark I Evans
    Institute for Genetics, Mt Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY 10022, USA
    Semin Perinatol 29:215-8. 2005
    ..There is no increased risks of limb reduction defects following CVS at 10 weeks or greater, but there is an increase in Talipes from "Early Amniocentesis." In the first trimester CVS is the safer procedure...
  2. ncbi First trimester screening: the BUN study
    Ronald J Wapner
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Drexel University College of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA 19102, USA
    Semin Perinatol 29:236-9. 2005
    ..A "sequential contingency" screening approach using both first and second trimester values in some patients may provide the additional detection afforded by measuring second trimester analytes with a limited invasive procedure rate...
  3. ncbi Single versus weekly courses of antenatal corticosteroids: evaluation of safety and efficacy
    Ronald J Wapner
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Drexel University College of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 195:633-42. 2006
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine if weekly corticosteroids improve neonatal outcome without undue harm...
  4. doi Integration of microarray technology into prenatal diagnosis: counselling issues generated during the NICHD clinical trial
    Ronald J Wapner
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, NY, USA
    Prenat Diagn 32:396-400. 2012
    ..Of equal import is additional research into patient attitudes and desires, and a better understanding of the full phenotypic spectrum of copy number variants discovered in utero...
  5. pmc Antenatal corticosteroids for periviable birth
    Ronald J Wapner
    Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Columbia University Medical Center, 622 W 168th St, New York, NY 10032 Electronic address
    Semin Perinatol 37:410-3. 2013
    ..Based on this information, antenatal corticosteroids should be used in appropriate patients at high risk for preterm birth at 23-26 weeks of gestation. An advantageous outcome to treatment at 22 weeks is less certain. ..
  6. ncbi Invasive prenatal diagnostic techniques
    Ronald J Wapner
    Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Columbia University Medical Center, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Semin Perinatol 29:401-4. 2005
    ..When CVS procedures are performed after 10 weeks gestation, no increased risk of fetal anomalies has been demonstrated...
  7. doi Genetics of stillbirth
    Ronald J Wapner
    Obstetrics and Gynecology, Columbia University, Medical Center, New York, New York 10032, USA
    Clin Obstet Gynecol 53:628-34. 2010
    ..With new cytogenetic and molecular technologies additional genetic causes of stillbirth are likely to be described and will provide additional information for appropriate genetic counseling...
  8. pmc The effect of plurality and obesity on betamethasone concentrations in women at risk for preterm delivery
    Cynthia Gyamfi
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Columbia University, New York, NY, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 203:219.e1-5. 2010
    ..Twin data are less clear. Obesity and body mass index (BMI) also affect medication distribution volume. We evaluated whether maternal or neonatal cord betamethasone concentrations differed in twin gestations or obese patients...
  9. pmc Risk of uterine rupture and placenta accreta with prior uterine surgery outside of the lower segment
    Cynthia Gyamfi-Bannerman
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Columbia University, New York, New York 10032, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 120:1332-7. 2012
    ..Although theoretically at increased risk for placenta accreta, this risk has not been well-quantified. Our objective was to estimate and compare the risks of uterine rupture and placenta accreta in women with prior uterine surgery...
  10. ncbi Midpregnancy genitourinary tract infection with Chlamydia trachomatis: association with subsequent preterm delivery in women with bacterial vaginosis and Trichomonas vaginalis
    William W Andrews
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Alabama, Birmingham, AL, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 194:493-500. 2006
    ..The objective of the study was to estimate whether midpregnancy genitourinary tract infection with Chlamydia trachomatis is associated with an increased risk of subsequent preterm delivery...
  11. doi Influence of maternal asthma and asthma severity on newborn morphometry
    Julie S Moldenhauer
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan, USA
    J Asthma 47:145-9. 2010
    ..To determine if maternal asthma or asthma severity affects newborn morphometry...
  12. ncbi Association of obesity with pulmonary and nonpulmonary complications of pregnancy in asthmatic women
    Israel Hendler
    Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Hutzel Hospital Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan 48201, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 108:77-82. 2006
    ..To evaluate whether maternal obesity is associated with pulmonary and nonpulmonary pregnancy complications in asthmatic women...
  13. pmc The effect of active and passive household cigarette smoke exposure on pregnant women with asthma
    Roger B Newman
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Medical University of South Carolina, Ste 634, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    Chest 137:601-8. 2010
    ..The article was designed to estimate the effect of active and passive household cigarette smoke exposure on asthma severity and obstetric and neonatal outcomes in pregnant women with asthma...
  14. pmc Timing of elective repeat cesarean delivery at term and neonatal outcomes
    Alan T N Tita
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 619 19th St South, Birmingham, AL 35249, USA
    N Engl J Med 360:111-20. 2009
    ..We assessed associations between elective cesarean delivery at term (37 weeks of gestation or longer) but before 39 weeks of gestation and neonatal outcomes...
  15. ncbi The MFMU Cesarean Registry: impact of fetal size on trial of labor success for patients with previous cesarean for dystocia
    Alan M Peaceman
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 195:1127-31. 2006
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine the influence of change in infant birth weight between pregnancies on the outcome of a trial of labor for women whose first cesarean delivery was performed for dystocia...
  16. pmc Perinatal outcomes in Hispanic and non-Hispanic white women with mild gestational diabetes
    Erica K Berggren
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 120:1099-104. 2012
    ..To compare perinatal outcomes between self-identified Hispanic and non-Hispanic white women with mild gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) or glucose intolerance...
  17. pmc Maternal BMI, glucose tolerance, and adverse pregnancy outcomes
    Alison M Stuebe
    Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at University of North Carolina School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7516, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 207:62.e1-7. 2012
    ..The purpose of this study was to estimate the association of pregravid body mass index (BMI), independent of 3-hour oral glucose tolerance test (OGTT) results, with pregnancy outcome...
  18. ncbi Trial of labor or repeat cesarean delivery in women with morbid obesity and previous cesarean delivery
    Judith U Hibbard
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois 60612, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 108:125-33. 2006
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  19. pmc Pharmacogenomics of maternal tobacco use: metabolic gene polymorphisms and risk of adverse pregnancy outcomes
    Kjersti Aagaard-Tillery
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Utah School of Medicine, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 115:568-77. 2010
    ..To assess whether functional maternal or fetal genotypes along well-characterized metabolic pathways (ie, CYP1A1, GSTT1, and CYP2A6) may account for varying associations with adverse outcomes among pregnant women who smoke...
  20. ncbi Risk of uterine rupture with a trial of labor in women with multiple and single prior cesarean delivery
    Mark B Landon
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 108:12-20. 2006
    ..To determine whether the risk for uterine rupture is increased in women attempting vaginal birth after multiple cesarean deliveries...
  21. doi Maternal-Fetal Medicine Units Network cesarean registry: impact of shift change on cesarean complications
    Jennifer L Bailit
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 198:173.e1-5. 2008
    ..This study was undertaken to evaluate the effect of change of shift for physicians and nurses on complications associated with cesarean delivery...
  22. pmc Bone metabolism in fetuses of pregnant women exposed to single and multiple courses of corticosteroids
    Linda Fonseca
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, Houston, Texas, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 114:38-44. 2009
    ..To estimate the effect of single and recurrent doses of antenatal corticosteroids on fetal bone metabolism...
  23. ncbi The Maternal-Fetal Medicine Units Cesarean Registry: safety and efficacy of a trial of labor in preterm pregnancy after a prior cesarean delivery
    Celeste P Durnwald
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 195:1119-26. 2006
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  24. pmc Influenza-like illness in hospitalized pregnant and postpartum women during the 2009-2010 H1N1 pandemic
    Michael W Varner
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Utah Health Sciences Center, Salt Lake City, Utah 84132, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 118:593-600. 2011
    ..To estimate characteristics and outcomes of pregnant and immediately postpartum women hospitalized with influenza-like illness during the 2009-2010 influenza pandemic and the factors associated with more severe illness...
  25. pmc Effect of antenatal corticosteroids on respiratory morbidity in singletons after late-preterm birth
    Cynthia Gyamfi-Bannerman
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Columbia University, New York, New York 10032, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 119:555-9. 2012
    ..To evaluate whether neonates born to women who previously had received antenatal corticosteroids and then delivered a late-preterm-birth neonate had less respiratory morbidity compared with those not exposed to antenatal corticosteroids...
  26. pmc Vitamins C and E to prevent complications of pregnancy-associated hypertension
    James M Roberts
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, USA
    N Engl J Med 362:1282-91. 2010
    ..We assessed the effects of antioxidant supplementation with vitamins C and E, initiated early in pregnancy, on the risk of serious adverse maternal, fetal, and neonatal outcomes related to pregnancy-associated hypertension...
  27. pmc The frequency and complication rates of hysterectomy accompanying cesarean delivery
    Cynthia S Shellhaas
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Ohio State University, Columbus, 43210, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 114:224-9. 2009
    ..To estimate the frequency, indications, and complications of cesarean hysterectomy...
  28. ncbi Trial of labor after one previous cesarean delivery for multifetal gestation
    Michael W Varner
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Utah School of Medicine, Salt Lake City, Utah 84132, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 110:814-9. 2007
    ..To estimate success rates and risks with a trial of labor after one previous cesarean delivery for multifetal gestation compared with one previous cesarean delivery for a singleton pregnancy...
  29. ncbi The MFMU Cesarean Registry: uterine atony after primary cesarean delivery
    Dwight J Rouse
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Center for Research in Women s Health, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 193:1056-60. 2005
    ..The purpose of this study was to define independent risk factors for uterine atony after primary cesarean delivery, and to assess their overall association with atony in the study cohort...
  30. doi The impact of tobacco use on preterm premature rupture of the membranes
    Robert L Andres
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Utah School of Medicine, Salt Lake City, UT 84132, USA
    Am J Perinatol 30:185-90. 2013
    ..To determine if tobacco use increases the incidence of preterm premature rupture of the membranes (pPROM) or alters perinatal outcomes after pPROM...
  31. pmc A multicenter, randomized trial of treatment for mild gestational diabetes
    Mark B Landon
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Ohio State University, Columbus, USA
    N Engl J Med 361:1339-48. 2009
    ..It is uncertain whether treatment of mild gestational diabetes mellitus improves pregnancy outcomes...
  32. pmc Maternal insulin resistance and preeclampsia
    John C Hauth
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Alabama, Birmingham, School of Medicine, Birmingham, AL 35249 7333, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 204:327.e1-6. 2011
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine whether mid-trimester insulin resistance is associated with subsequent preeclampsia...
  33. doi Fetal male gender and the benefits of treatment of mild gestational diabetes mellitus
    Ray O Bahado-Singh
    Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Hutzel Women s Hospital, Detroit, MI 48201, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 206:422.e1-5. 2012
    ..We evaluated whether improvements in pregnancy outcomes after treatment of mild gestational diabetes mellitus differed in magnitude on the basis of fetal gender...
  34. pmc Comparison of transverse and vertical skin incision for emergency cesarean delivery
    Blair J Wylie
    Department of Obstetrics, Columbia University, New York, New York, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 115:1134-40. 2010
    ..To compare incision-to-delivery intervals and related maternal and neonatal outcomes by skin incision in primary and repeat emergent cesarean deliveries...
  35. pmc Does information available at admission for delivery improve prediction of vaginal birth after cesarean?
    William A Grobman
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Am J Perinatol 26:693-701. 2009
    ..A prediction model for VBAC success, which incorporates factors that can be ascertained only as the pregnancy progresses, adds to the predictive accuracy of a model that uses only factors available at a first prenatal visit...
  36. doi Omega-3 fatty acid supplementation to prevent recurrent preterm birth: a randomized controlled trial
    Margaret Harper
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Wake Forest University Health Sciences, Winston Salem, North Carolina27157, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 115:234-42. 2010
    ..To assess whether the addition of an omega-3 long-chain polyunsaturated fatty acid supplement would reduce preterm birth in women with at least one prior spontaneous preterm birth receiving 17alpha-hydroxyprogesterone caproate...
  37. pmc Failed operative vaginal delivery
    James M Alexander
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 114:1017-22. 2009
    ..To compare maternal and neonatal outcomes in women undergoing second-stage cesarean delivery after a trial of operative vaginal delivery with those in women undergoing second-stage cesarean delivery without such an attempt...
  38. pmc Family history of venous thromboembolism and identifying factor V Leiden carriers during pregnancy
    Amanda L Horton
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 115:521-5. 2010
    ..To estimate whether there is a correlation between family history of venous thromboembolism and factor V Leiden mutation carriage in gravid women without a personal history of venous thromboembolism...
  39. doi Relationship between 1-hour glucose challenge test results and perinatal outcomes
    Dana Figueroa
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 121:1241-7. 2013
    ..To estimate the relationship between 1-hour 50 g glucose challenge test values and perinatal outcomes...
  40. pmc Prediction of uterine rupture associated with attempted vaginal birth after cesarean delivery
    William A Grobman
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 199:30.e1-5. 2008
    ..The purpose of this study was to develop a model that predicts individual-specific risk of uterine rupture during an attempted vaginal birth after cesarean delivery...
  41. ncbi The MFMU Cesarean Registry: impact of time of day on cesarean complications
    Jennifer L Bailit
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 195:1132-7. 2006
    ..Studies suggest that sleep deprivation adversely affects performance. We hypothesized that cesarean delivery complications would be more frequent during the night shift (11 pm-7 am), and evaluated morbidities by delivery shift...
  42. pmc Association of fetal inflammation and coagulation pathway gene polymorphisms with neurodevelopmental delay at age 2 years
    Erin A S Clark
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, School of Medicine, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT 84132, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 203:83.e1-83.e10. 2010
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate the association between fetal inflammation and coagulation gene single-nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs) and neurodevelopmental delay at age 2 years...
  43. doi Gestational age-specific risks vs benefits of multicourse antenatal corticosteroids for preterm labor
    Laurie C Zephyrin
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, New York, NY Electronic address
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 209:330.e1-7. 2013
    ..The purpose of this study was to estimate a gestational age threshold at which the benefits of treatment with weekly courses of antenatal corticosteroids (ACS) during preterm labor outweigh the risks...
  44. pmc Change in mononuclear leukocyte responsiveness in midpregnancy and subsequent preterm birth
    Margaret Harper
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Wake Forest University Health Sciences, Winston Salem, North Carolina, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 121:805-11. 2013
    ..To estimate the associations of change in immune response with preterm delivery, omega-3 supplementation, and fish diet...
  45. pmc Bone metabolism in pregnant women exposed to single compared with multiple courses of corticosteroids
    Mary A Carroll
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Texas Houston, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 111:1352-8. 2008
    ..To compare markers of maternal bone metabolism between women who received a single compared with multiple courses of antenatal corticosteroids...
  46. pmc Perioperative antibiotic prophylaxis for nonlaboring cesarean delivery
    Mara J Dinsmoor
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 114:752-6. 2009
    ..To estimate the efficacy of antibiotic prophylaxis at the time of nonlaboring cesarean delivery in reducing postpartum infection-related complications...
  47. ncbi Long-term outcomes after repeat doses of antenatal corticosteroids
    Ronald J Wapner
    Columbia University, New York, USA
    N Engl J Med 357:1190-8. 2007
    ..We report long-term follow-up results of children enrolled in a randomized trial comparing single and repeat courses of antenatal corticosteroids...
  48. ncbi Decision-to-incision times and maternal and infant outcomes
    Steven L Bloom
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 108:6-11. 2006
    ....
  49. ncbi Maternal morbidity associated with multiple repeat cesarean deliveries
    Robert M Silver
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Utah School of Medicine, Salt Lake City, Utah 84132, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 107:1226-32. 2006
    ..Our objective was to estimate the magnitude of increased maternal morbidity associated with increasing number of cesarean deliveries...
  50. ncbi Sample bias among women with retained DNA samples for future genetic studies
    Kjersti Aagaard-Tillery
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Utah School of Medicine, Salt Lake City, Utah 84132, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 108:1115-20. 2006
    ..To evaluate whether women who agree to future use of their biologic specimens for genetic studies reflect the larger study population from which they are derived...
  51. ncbi Plasma CRH measurement at 16 to 20 weeks' gestation does not predict preterm delivery in women at high-risk for preterm delivery
    Baha Sibai
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Cincinnati School of Medicine, Cincinnati, OH 45267, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 193:1181-6. 2005
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine the utility of a single second-trimester plasma corticotropin-releasing hormone measurement as a marker for preterm delivery in women at high risk for preterm delivery...
  52. ncbi Spontaneous resolution of asymptomatic Chlamydia trachomatis in pregnancy
    Jeanne S Sheffield
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas, Texas 75390 9032, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 105:557-62. 2005
    ..We sought to estimate the rate of spontaneous resolution of asymptomatic Chlamydia trachomatis in pregnancy and to evaluate factors associated with its resolution...
  53. pmc Chromosomal microarray versus karyotyping for prenatal diagnosis
    Ronald J Wapner
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Columbia University Medical Center, New York, NY 10032, USA
    N Engl J Med 367:2175-84. 2012
    ..We aimed to evaluate the accuracy, efficacy, and incremental yield of chromosomal microarray analysis as compared with karyotyping for routine prenatal diagnosis...
  54. pmc Impact of smoking during pregnancy on functional coagulation testing
    Donna Dizon-Townson
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, USA
    Am J Perinatol 29:225-30. 2012
    ..None of the functional coagulation testing results was altered by maternal smoking during pregnancy. Smoking does not affect the aforementioned functional coagulation testing results during pregnancy...
  55. pmc Timing of elective repeat cesarean delivery at term and maternal perioperative outcomes
    Alan T N Tita
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL 35233, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 117:280-6. 2011
    ..We assessed whether delivery before 39 weeks is justifiable on the basis of decreased adverse maternal outcomes...
  56. pmc Repeated courses of antenatal corticosteroids: are there effects on the infant's auditory brainstem responses?
    Michael W Church
    Obstetrics and Gynecology, Wayne State University School of Medicine, Detroit, MI 48201, USA
    Neurotoxicol Teratol 32:605-10. 2010
    ..We concluded that our repeated antenatal corticosteroid treatments, in comparison to a single treatment, did not significantly benefit or harm the neonatal ABR despite significant effects on birth size...
  57. ncbi The relationship between maternal glycemia and perinatal outcome
    Mark B Landon
    Ohio State University College of Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Columbus, OH 43210, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 117:218-24. 2011
    ..To examine the relationship between varying degrees of maternal hyperglycemia and pregnancy outcomes...
  58. doi Antenatal corticosteroids in the management of preterm birth: are we back where we started?
    Clarissa Bonanno
    Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, 161 West 168th Street, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Obstet Gynecol Clin North Am 39:47-63. 2012
    ..Though a significant amount of data has accumulated on antenatal corticosteroids over the past 40 years, more information is still needed to refine the use of this therapy and improve outcomes for these at-risk patients...
  59. ncbi Prevention of recurrent preterm delivery by 17 alpha-hydroxyprogesterone caproate
    Paul J Meis
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Wake Forest University, Winston Salem, NC 27157, USA
    N Engl J Med 348:2379-85. 2003
    ..The results of several small trials have suggested that 17 alpha-hydroxyprogesterone caproate (17P) may reduce the risk of preterm delivery...
  60. pmc Cesarean delivery for the second twin
    James M Alexander
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas, 5323 Harry Hines Boulevard, Dallas, TX 75235 9032, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 112:748-52. 2008
    ..To examine maternal and infant outcomes after a vaginal delivery of twin A and a cesarean delivery of twin B, and to identify whether the second twin experienced increased short-term morbidity as part of a combined route of delivery...
  61. ncbi Complications of anesthesia for cesarean delivery
    Steven L Bloom
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas 75390 9032, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 106:281-7. 2005
    ....
  62. doi Evolving applications of microarray analysis in prenatal diagnosis
    Melissa S Savage
    Division of Reproductive Genetics, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Columbia University, New York, New York, USA
    Curr Opin Obstet Gynecol 23:103-8. 2011
    ..This article reviews the recent literature on array technology use in prenatal diagnosis...
  63. ncbi The Maternal-Fetal Medicine Units cesarean registry: chorioamnionitis at term and its duration-relationship to outcomes
    Dwight J Rouse
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Center for Research in Women s Health, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 35249 7333, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 191:211-6. 2004
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate the relationship between chorioamnionitis and its duration to adverse maternal, fetal, and neonatal outcomes...
  64. pmc Women's experiences receiving abnormal prenatal chromosomal microarray testing results
    Barbara A Bernhardt
    Department of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Genet Med 15:139-45. 2013
    ..We conducted a qualitative pilot study to explore the experiences of women receiving abnormal results from prenatal microarray testing performed in a research setting...
  65. ncbi Genetics and metabolic causes of stillbirth
    Ronald J Wapner
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, MCP Hahnemann University, Philadelphia, PA 19102, USA
    Semin Perinatol 26:70-4. 2002
    ..Advances in diagnosis will provide additional information for appropriate genetic counseling...
  66. ncbi Single versus repeat courses of antenatal steroids to improve neonatal outcomes: risks and benefits
    Clarissa Bonanno
    Maternal Fetal Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, New York 10032, USA
    Obstet Gynecol Surv 62:261-71. 2007
    ..Randomized controlled trials are needed to determine the optimal number of courses of antenatal steroids to reduce the frequency of neonatal respiratory distress syndrome (RDS) without adversely affecting other neonatal outcomes...
  67. doi Antenatal corticosteroid treatment: what's happened since Drs Liggins and Howie?
    Clarissa Bonanno
    Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Columbia University Medical Center, New York, NY, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 200:448-57. 2009
    ..Thus, antenatal corticosteroids may prove valuable in the late preterm period and before elective cesarean delivery at term...
  68. ncbi Clinical proceduress in prenatal diagnosis
    Barbara Eisenberg
    MCP Hahnemann University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    Best Pract Res Clin Obstet Gynaecol 16:611-27. 2002
    ..The laboratory analysis of both procedures is reliable. Chorionic villus sampling has a 1-2% incidence of confined placental mosaicism, requiring additional evaluation in some cases...
  69. pmc Antiphospholipid antibodies and pregnancy outcomes in women heterozygous for factor V Leiden
    Tracy Manuck
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Utah, 30N 1900E, Room 2B200, Salt Lake City, UT 84132, USA
    J Reprod Immunol 85:180-5. 2010
    ..Among FVL carriers, the presence of antiphospholipid antibodies does not appear to contribute to adverse pregnancy outcome...
  70. ncbi Randomized trial of inhaled beclomethasone dipropionate versus theophylline for moderate asthma during pregnancy
    Mitchell P Dombrowski
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Wayne State University, Detroit, Mich, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 190:737-44. 2004
    ..This study was undertaken to compare the efficacy of inhaled beclomethasone dipropionate to oral theophylline for the prevention of asthma exacerbation(s) requiring medical intervention...
  71. ncbi Standardization of methods reduces variability: explanation for historical discrepancies in biochemical screening
    Mark I Evans
    Institute for Genetics and Fetal Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, St Luke s Roosevelt Hospital Center, Columbia University, New York, NY 10019, USA
    Genet Test 7:81-3. 2003
    ..With national standardization of all parameters, the widely divergent results seen in the literature should narrow, and regional medians will no longer be necessary...
  72. ncbi Selective reduction
    Mark I Evans
    Institute for Genetics and Fetal Medicine, St Luke s Roosevelt Hospital Center, 1000 10th Avenue, Suite 11A 1, New York, NY 10019, USA
    Clin Perinatol 30:103-11. 2003
    ..Triplets and singletons do not do as well. We hope that MFPR will become obsolete as better control of ovulation agents and assisted reproductive technologies make multifetal pregnancies uncommon...
  73. ncbi Future directions
    Mark I Evans
    Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, St Luke s Roosevelt Hospital Center, 1000 10th Avenue, New York, NY 10019, USA
    Best Pract Res Clin Obstet Gynaecol 16:757-9. 2002
  74. ncbi Spontaneous abortions in couples declining multifetal pregnancy reduction
    Mark I Evans
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology and Human Genetics, MCP Hahnemann University, Philadelphia, PA 19102 1192, USA
    Fetal Diagn Ther 17:343-6. 2002
    ..Two patients delivering triplets had a loss of 1 fetus/neonate. These data suggest that the loss rates of nonreduced pregnancies may be higher than generally thought, making the improvements with MFPR even bigger than generally realized...
  75. ncbi Procedural risks versus theology: chorionic villus sampling for Orthodox Jews at less than 8 weeks' gestation
    Ronald J Wapner
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, MCP Hahnemann University, Philadelphia, PA 19102, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 186:1133-6. 2002
    ..This evaluation was performed to determine the feasibility and safety of performing chorionic villus sampling (CVS) at 7 to 8 weeks' gestation so that genetic results would be useful for these patients...
  76. doi Thyroid dysfunction in pregnancy: the basic science and clinical evidence surrounding the controversy in management
    Cynthia Gyamfi
    Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Columbia University Medical Center, New York, New York 10032, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 113:702-7. 2009
    ..We will review the basic science and clinical evidence for the neurodevelopmental effects of thyroid dysfunction in pregnancy...
  77. ncbi Sexual intercourse association with asymptomatic bacterial vaginosis and Trichomonas vaginalis treatment in relationship to preterm birth
    Vincenzo Berghella
    Jefferson Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 187:1277-82. 2002
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  78. ncbi Introduction and historical perspective
    Ronald J Wapner
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Drexel University College of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    Clin Obstet Gynecol 46:125-31. 2003
  79. ncbi Comparison of first and second trimester aneuploidy risk assessment
    Uma M Reddy
    Department of Health and Human Services, Pregnancy and Perinatology Branch, National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD 20892 7510, USA
    Clin Obstet Gynecol 50:442-53. 2007
    ....
  80. ncbi Pregnancy-associated plasma protein A, free beta-hCG, nuchal translucency, and risk of pregnancy loss
    Laura Goetzl
    Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 104:30-6. 2004
    ..To estimate the likelihood of clinical early and late pregnancy loss as a function of first-trimester maternal serum analytes and fetal nuchal translucency measurements...
  81. ncbi Nuchal fold and nasal bone: how should we use them in Down syndrome screening?
    Ronald J Wapner
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 199:213-4. 2008
  82. ncbi The National Institute of Child Health and Human Development Maternal-Fetal Medicine Units Network Beneficial Effects of Antenatal Repeated Steroids study: impact of repeated doses of antenatal corticosteroids on placental growth and histologic findings
    Joram Sawady
    Department of Pathology, Metro Health Medical Center, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 197:281.e1-8. 2007
    ..In utero exposure to repeated doses of antenatal corticosteroids (ACSs) has been shown to reduce fetal growth. Our goal was to evaluate whether weekly betamethasone (R-ACS) alters placental growth and histologic findings...
  83. ncbi Asthma morbidity during pregnancy can be predicted by severity classification
    Michael Schatz
    Department of Allergy, Kaiser Permanente, San Diego, CA 92111, USA
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 112:283-8. 2003
    ....
  84. ncbi The relationship of asthma medication use to perinatal outcomes
    Michael Schatz
    Allergy Department, Kaiser Permanente Medical Center, 7060 Clairemont Mesa Boulevard, San Diego, CA 92111, USA
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 113:1040-5. 2004
    ..Maternal asthma has been reported to increase the risk of preeclampsia, preterm deliveries, and lower-birth-weight infants, but the mechanisms of this effect are not defined...
  85. ncbi Asthma during pregnancy
    Mitchell P Dombrowski
    Departments of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan 48236, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 103:5-12. 2004
    ..The primary hypothesis was that moderate or severe asthmatics would have an increased incidence of delivery at <32 weeks of gestation compared with nonasthmatic controls...
  86. ncbi Training in chorionic villus sampling: limited experience for US fellows
    Thomas M Jenkins
    Divisions of Maternal Fetal Medicine, University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison, WI, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 191:1288-90. 2004
    ..This study was undertaken to assess training availability, methods, and plans for future practice of invasive procedures for maternal fetal medicine (MFM) fellows...
  87. ncbi Maternal and perinatal outcomes associated with a trial of labor after prior cesarean delivery
    Mark B Landon
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Ohio State University, College of Medicine and Public Health, Columbus 43210 1228, USA
    N Engl J Med 351:2581-9. 2004
    ..The absolute and relative risks associated with a trial of labor in women with a history of cesarean delivery, as compared with elective repeated cesarean delivery without labor, are uncertain...
  88. ncbi Is bacterial vaginosis a stronger risk factor for preterm birth when it is diagnosed earlier in gestation?
    Mark A Klebanoff
    National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, Bethesda, MD, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 192:470-7. 2005
    ..However, this contention is based on small numbers of women...
  89. pmc A randomized, controlled trial of magnesium sulfate for the prevention of cerebral palsy
    Dwight J Rouse
    University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, USA
    N Engl J Med 359:895-905. 2008
    ..Research suggests that fetal exposure to magnesium sulfate before preterm birth might reduce the risk of cerebral palsy...
  90. doi Labor outcomes with increasing number of prior vaginal births after cesarean delivery
    Brian M Mercer
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Case Western Reserve University MetroHealth Medical Center, Cleveland, Ohio 44109 1989, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 111:285-91. 2008
    ..To estimate the success rates and risks of an attempted vaginal birth after cesarean delivery (VBAC) according to the number of prior successful VBACs...
  91. ncbi Pregnancy outcomes for women with placenta previa in relation to the number of prior cesarean deliveries
    William A Grobman
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 110:1249-55. 2007
    ..To estimate the association between the number of prior cesarean deliveries and pregnancy outcomes among women with placenta previa...
  92. ncbi Infertility, assisted reproductive technology, and adverse pregnancy outcomes: executive summary of a National Institute of Child Health and Human Development workshop
    Uma M Reddy
    Pregnancy and Perinatology Branch, National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, Bethesda, Maryland 20892 7510, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 109:967-77. 2007
    ..Significant gaps in knowledge were identified, and the basic science and clinical and epidemiologic research required to address these gaps is outlined...
  93. ncbi Comparison of maternal and infant outcomes from primary cesarean delivery during the second compared with first stage of labor
    James M Alexander
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas 75235 9032, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 109:917-21. 2007
    ..To compare maternal and neonatal outcomes when primary cesarean delivery is performed in the second stage of labor compared with the first stage...
  94. ncbi Development of a nomogram for prediction of vaginal birth after cesarean delivery
    William A Grobman
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois 60611, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 109:806-12. 2007
    ..To develop a model based on factors available at the first prenatal visit that predicts chance of successful vaginal birth after cesarean delivery (VBAC) for individual patients who undergo a trial of labor...
  95. ncbi Outcomes of induction of labor after one prior cesarean
    William A Grobman
    Departments of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Northwestern University, 333 East Superior Street, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 109:262-9. 2007
    ..To compare pregnancy outcomes in women with one prior low-transverse cesarean delivery after induction of labor with pregnancy outcomes after spontaneous labor...
  96. ncbi Spirometry is related to perinatal outcomes in pregnant women with asthma
    Michael Schatz
    Department of Allergy, Kaiser Permanente, San Diego, CA, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 194:120-6. 2006
    ..The purpose of this study was to test the hypothesis that maternal asthma symptoms and pulmonary function are related to adverse perinatal outcomes...
  97. ncbi Progesterone for prevention of recurrent preterm birth: impact of gestational age at previous delivery
    Catherine Y Spong
    National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, Bethesda, MD, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 193:1127-31. 2005
    ..We hypothesized that treatment with 17-OHP caproate is more effective in prolonging pregnancy depending on the gestational age of the earliest previous preterm birth (20-27.9, 28-33.9 vs 34-36.9 weeks)...
  98. ncbi The MFMU Cesarean Registry: factors affecting the success of trial of labor after previous cesarean delivery
    Mark B Landon
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at The Ohio State University College of Medicine and Public Health, Columbus, OH 43210 1228, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 193:1016-23. 2005
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine which factors influence the likelihood of successful trial of labor (TOL) after 1 previous cesarean delivery (CD)...
  99. ncbi The relationship of the factor V Leiden mutation and pregnancy outcomes for mother and fetus
    Donna Dizon-Townson
    National Institute of Child Health and Human Development Maternal Fetal Medicine Units Network, Bethesda, Maryland, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 106:517-24. 2005
    ....
  100. ncbi Are weekly courses of antenatal steroids beneficial or dangerous?
    Thomas M Jenkins
    JAMA 287:187-8; author reply 189-90. 2002
  101. ncbi Late first-trimester placental disruption and subsequent gestational hypertension/preeclampsia
    Richard K Silver
    Evanston Hospital of Northwestern University Medical School, Evanston, Illinois 60201, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 105:587-92. 2005
    ..To evaluate the potential relationship between placental disruption in weeks 13 and 14 and the subsequent development of gestational hypertension or preeclampsia...