F A Chervenak

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Affiliation: Cornell University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Ethical issues in the management of pregnancies complicated by fetal anomalies
    Frank A Chervenak
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, The New York Presbyterian Hospital, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, 525 East 68th Street J130, New York, NY 10025, USA
    Obstet Gynecol Surv 58:473-83. 2003
  2. ncbi request reprint Ethical issues in periviable birth
    Frank A Chervenak
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, 525 East 68th St J130, New York, NY 10065 Electronic address
    Semin Perinatol 37:422-5. 2013
  3. doi request reprint Ethical challenges in the management of multiple pregnancies: the professional responsibility model of perinatal ethics
    Frank A Chervenak
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Weill Medical College of Cornell University New York, New York, NY, USA
    J Perinat Med 41:61-4. 2013
  4. doi request reprint The professional responsibility model of obstetric ethics and caesarean delivery
    Frank A Chervenak
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, USA
    Best Pract Res Clin Obstet Gynaecol 27:153-64. 2013
  5. doi request reprint The professional responsibility model of physician leadership
    Frank A Chervenak
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, NY, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 208:97-101. 2013
  6. doi request reprint Ethical dimensions of fetal neurology
    Frank A Chervenak
    New York Presbyterian Hospital Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, NY 10065, USA
    Semin Fetal Neonatal Med 17:252-5. 2012
  7. doi request reprint Ethical dimensions of non-aggressive fetal management
    Frank A Chervenak
    Weill Cornell Medical College, New York Presbyterian Hospital, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, New York, NY 10065, USA
    Semin Fetal Neonatal Med 13:316-9. 2008
  8. ncbi request reprint An ethical framework for identifying, preventing, and managing conflicts confronting leaders of academic health centers
    Frank A Chervenak
    New York Presbyterian Hospital, New York Weill Cornell Medical Center, 525 East 68th Street, J 130, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Acad Med 79:1056-61. 2004
  9. ncbi request reprint The Groningen Protocol: is it necessary? Is it scientific? Is it ethical?
    Frank A Chervenak
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, New York Presbyterian Hospital Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, USA
    J Perinat Med 37:199-205. 2009
  10. doi request reprint An ethical justification and policy for making commitments during computerized residency application processes: The US matching program as a laboratory for needed reform
    Frank A Chervenak
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, NY, USA
    Adv Health Sci Educ Theory Pract 16:427-33. 2011

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Publications98

  1. ncbi request reprint Ethical issues in the management of pregnancies complicated by fetal anomalies
    Frank A Chervenak
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, The New York Presbyterian Hospital, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, 525 East 68th Street J130, New York, NY 10025, USA
    Obstet Gynecol Surv 58:473-83. 2003
    ....
  2. ncbi request reprint Ethical issues in periviable birth
    Frank A Chervenak
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, 525 East 68th St J130, New York, NY 10065 Electronic address
    Semin Perinatol 37:422-5. 2013
    ..Guidance is also provided for counseling pregnant women about participation in clinical trials and in innovative intervention for fetal benefit. Non-directive counseling should be strictly followed for both. ..
  3. doi request reprint Ethical challenges in the management of multiple pregnancies: the professional responsibility model of perinatal ethics
    Frank A Chervenak
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Weill Medical College of Cornell University New York, New York, NY, USA
    J Perinat Med 41:61-4. 2013
    ..The professional responsibility model of perinatal ethics creates a practical framework to guide the clinical judgment of perinatologists and the informed process about the clinical management of multiple pregnancies...
  4. doi request reprint The professional responsibility model of obstetric ethics and caesarean delivery
    Frank A Chervenak
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, USA
    Best Pract Res Clin Obstet Gynaecol 27:153-64. 2013
    ..The obstetrician should recommend against trial of labour after caesarean delivery for women with a previous classical incision...
  5. doi request reprint The professional responsibility model of physician leadership
    Frank A Chervenak
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, NY, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 208:97-101. 2013
    ..The professional responsibility model guides physician leaders by proving an explicit "tool kit" to complement managerial skills...
  6. doi request reprint Ethical dimensions of fetal neurology
    Frank A Chervenak
    New York Presbyterian Hospital Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, NY 10065, USA
    Semin Fetal Neonatal Med 17:252-5. 2012
    ..These management options include aggressive management, induced abortion, termination of pregnancy during the third trimester, non-aggressive obstetric management, and cephalocentesis...
  7. doi request reprint Ethical dimensions of non-aggressive fetal management
    Frank A Chervenak
    Weill Cornell Medical College, New York Presbyterian Hospital, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, New York, NY 10065, USA
    Semin Fetal Neonatal Med 13:316-9. 2008
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  8. ncbi request reprint An ethical framework for identifying, preventing, and managing conflicts confronting leaders of academic health centers
    Frank A Chervenak
    New York Presbyterian Hospital, New York Weill Cornell Medical Center, 525 East 68th Street, J 130, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Acad Med 79:1056-61. 2004
    ....
  9. ncbi request reprint The Groningen Protocol: is it necessary? Is it scientific? Is it ethical?
    Frank A Chervenak
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, New York Presbyterian Hospital Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, USA
    J Perinat Med 37:199-205. 2009
    ..To explore whether the Groningen Protocol is clinically necessary, scientific, and ethically justified...
  10. doi request reprint An ethical justification and policy for making commitments during computerized residency application processes: The US matching program as a laboratory for needed reform
    Frank A Chervenak
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, NY, USA
    Adv Health Sci Educ Theory Pract 16:427-33. 2011
    ..Computerized residency matching systems in other countries should consider the NRMP a laboratory and develop policies about making commitments that promote professionalism in the residency application process...
  11. ncbi request reprint An ethical critique of boutique fetal imaging:a case for the medicalization of fetal imaging
    Frank A Chervenak
    Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 192:31-3. 2005
    ..We argue for the medicalization of fetal imaging and that boutique fetal imaging is unjustified ethically...
  12. ncbi request reprint The diagnosis and management of progressive dysfunction of health care organizations
    Frank A Chervenak
    The New York Presbyterian Hospital, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York 10021, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 105:882-7. 2005
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  13. doi request reprint Enhancing patient autonomy with risk assessment and invasive diagnosis: an ethical solution to a clinical challenge
    Frank A Chervenak
    Department of Obstetrics, NYPH Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 199:19.e1-4. 2008
    ..Autonomy-enhancing strategies for the evaluation of pregnancy provide the basis for solving the ethical challenge that is presented by the wide variety of evaluation techniques...
  14. ncbi request reprint The identification, management, and prevention of conflict with faculty and fellows: A practical ethical guide for department chairs and division chiefs
    Frank A Chervenak
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, NY, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 197:572.e1-5. 2007
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  15. ncbi request reprint Is ethically justified nepotism in hiring and admissions in academic health centers an oxymoron?
    Frank A Chervenak
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, NY, USA
    Physician Exec 33:42-5. 2007
  16. ncbi request reprint Implementation of first-trimester risk assessment for trisomy 21: ethical considerations
    Frank A Chervenak
    Weill Medical College of Cornell University, The New York Presbyterian Hospital, NY 10021, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 192:1777-81. 2005
    ..We conclude that ethics is an essential dimension of implementation of first-trimester risk assessment for trisomy 21...
  17. ncbi request reprint Further evidence for first-trimester risk assessment as an autonomy-enhancing strategy
    Frank A Chervenak
    Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, NY, USA
    Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol 27:355. 2006
  18. ncbi request reprint An ethically justified, clinically comprehensive approach to peri-viability: gynaecological, obstetric, perinatal and neonatal dimensions
    F A Chervenak
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, NYPH Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, New York 10021, USA
    J Obstet Gynaecol 27:3-7. 2007
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  19. ncbi request reprint Ethics and growing legal crisis in medicine
    Frank A Chervenak
    The New York Presbyterian Hospital, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, 525 East 68th Street, J 130, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Croat Med J 46:724-7. 2005
    ..Fiduciary responsibility and professional virtues should guide practicing physicians and physician leaders in creating best-practice models to improve organizational culture and influence health policy...
  20. ncbi request reprint Medical legal issues in obstetric ultrasound
    Frank A Chervenak
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Joan and Sanford I Weill Medical College of Cornell University, The New York Presbyterian Hospital, 525 East 68th Street, Box 122, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Clin Perinatol 34:299-308, vi. 2007
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  21. ncbi request reprint Ethics of maternal-fetal surgery
    Frank A Chervenak
    New York Presbyterian Hospital, 525 East 68th Street J130, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Semin Fetal Neonatal Med 12:426-31. 2007
    ..The ethical framework is illustrated by the example of fetal surgery for spina bifida...
  22. ncbi request reprint Clinical implications of the ethics of informed consent for first-trimester risk assessment for trisomy 21
    Frank A Chervenak
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Semin Perinatol 29:277-9. 2005
    ..We identify the clinical implications of the ethics of informed consent for risk assessment for trisomy 21...
  23. ncbi request reprint Responding professionally to the liability crisis in obstetrics and gynecology
    Frank A Chervenak
    Weill Medical College of Cornell University, The New York Presbyterian Hospital, 525 East 68th Street, J 130, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Clin Perinatol 34:503-8. 2007
    ..The authors' analysis and proposals are based on previous work...
  24. ncbi request reprint Ethics, a neglected dimension of power relationships of physician leaders
    Frank A Chervenak
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Weill Medical College of Cornell University New York, NY 10021, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 195:651-6. 2006
    ..The ethical dimensions of these power relationships have not been examined previously...
  25. ncbi request reprint Responsibly managing the medical school--teaching hospital power relationship
    Frank A Chervenak
    The New York Presbyterian Hospital, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, 525 East 68 Street, Box 122, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Acad Med 80:690-3. 2005
    ....
  26. ncbi request reprint Ethical issues in fetal surgery research
    Frank A Chervenak
    Department of Obstetrics and Eynecology, The New York Presbyterian Hospital, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, 525 East 68th Street, J 130, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Best Pract Res Clin Anaesthesiol 18:221-30. 2004
    ..We demonstrate the applicability of this framework to fetal surgery research for spina bifida, a common fetal anomaly...
  27. ncbi request reprint Ethics of fetal surgery
    Frank A Chervenak
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, New York Weill Cornell Medical Center, New York Presbyterian Hospital, New York, NY 10065, USA
    Clin Perinatol 36:237-46, vii-viii. 2009
    ..The comprehensive approach to the ethics of fetal surgery is applied to the example of in utero surgical management of spina bifida...
  28. ncbi request reprint Ethics is an essential dimension of first-trimester risk assessment for trisomy 21
    Frank A Chervenak
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Weill Medical College of Cor nell University, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Semin Ultrasound CT MR 29:132-5. 2008
    ..We then argue that routinely withholding the results of first-trimester risk assessment is ethically unjustified. The ethics of informed consent is an essential dimension of first-trimester risk assessment for trisomy 21...
  29. ncbi request reprint Neglected ethical dimensions of the professional liability crisis
    Frank A Chervenak
    The New York Presbyterian Hospital, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 190:1198-200. 2004
    ..An organizational culture that is shaped by these 4 professional virtues should be used by physicians and physician leaders to create ethical best-practice models...
  30. doi request reprint An ethical framework for the informed consent process for trial of labor after cesarean delivery
    Frank A Chervenak
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, New York Presbyterian Hospital Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, NY 10065, USA
    Clin Perinatol 38:227-31. 2011
    ..TOLAC after two previous low transverse incisions may be offered provided that the informed consent process presents the uncertainties of the evidence...
  31. doi request reprint Ethical issues in perinatal genetics
    Frank A Chervenak
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, New York Weill Cornell Medical Center, New York, New York, USA
    Semin Fetal Neonatal Med 16:70-3. 2011
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  32. doi request reprint Ethics: an essential dimension of soliciting philanthropic gifts from donors
    Frank A Chervenak
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, New York Weill Cornell Medical Center, New York, NY, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 203:540.e1-4. 2010
    ..The prevention of abuse of vulnerable donors and of distortions of the physician-patient relationship is emphasized. Ethics is an essential component of the responsible solicitation of philanthropic support from donors...
  33. doi request reprint Ethics of research in perinatal medicine
    Frank A Chervenak
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, NY 10065, USA
    Semin Perinatol 33:391-6. 2009
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  34. ncbi request reprint The Cornell University experience
    Frank A Chervenak
    The New York Presbyterian Hospital, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Fetal Diagn Ther 18:217-22. 2003
    ..Related topics, including obstetrics and gynecology, clinical medicine, managed care, and the ethical dimensions of medical leadership, are also briefly described...
  35. ncbi request reprint The perils of the imperfect expectation of the perfect baby
    Frank A Chervenak
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, NY 1006510065, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 203:101.e1-5. 2010
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  36. doi request reprint Ethical considerations in first-trimester Down syndrome risk assessment
    Frank A Chervenak
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, New York, USA
    Curr Opin Obstet Gynecol 22:135-8. 2010
    ..Ethics is an essential dimension of understanding this relevance and applicability. This paper addresses the ethical dimensions of first-trimester risk assessment for trisomy 21...
  37. doi request reprint Women and children first: transforming a historic defining moment into a contemporary ethical imperative
    Frank A Chervenak
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, NY, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 201:351.e1-5. 2009
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  38. ncbi request reprint Ethical considerations in newer reproductive technologies
    Frank A Chervenak
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Semin Perinatol 27:427-34. 2003
    ..We then apply this framework to an important current clinical issue: the number of embryos to be transferred during in vitro fertilization; in addition to an emerging research issue: gene transfer research on in vitro embryos...
  39. ncbi request reprint A clinically comprehensive ethical framework for offering and recommending cancer treatment before and during pregnancy
    Frank A Chervenak
    The New York Presbyterian Hospital, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, 525 East 68th Street, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Cancer 100:215-22. 2004
  40. ncbi request reprint Ethics of research and the pregnant patient
    Frank A Chervenak
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, New York Presbyterian Hospital, 525 East 68th Street J130, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Curr Womens Health Rep 3:505-9. 2003
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  41. ncbi request reprint Common ethical dilemmas encountered in the management of HIV-infected women and newborns
    F A Chervenak
    New York Hospital, Cornell Medical Center, New York 10021, USA
    Clin Obstet Gynecol 39:411-9. 1996
    ..The ethical principle of respect for autonomy shapes the counseling process about termination of pregnancy, contraception, and advance directives...
  42. ncbi request reprint Clinical use of first-trimester aneuploidy screening in a United States population can replicate data from clinical trials
    Sriram C Perni
    Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 194:127-30. 2006
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  43. ncbi request reprint The clinical significance of fetal echogenic bowel
    H B Al-Kouatly
    Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, New York Presbyterian Hospital Weill Medical College of Cornell University, NY 10021, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 185:1035-8. 2001
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine the incidence of cystic fibrosis, aneuploidy, and intrauterine infection with toxoplasmosis and cytomegalovirus in second-trimester fetuses with the sonographic finding of echogenic bowel...
  44. ncbi request reprint Professional responsibility and individual conscience: protecting the informed consent process from impermissible bias
    Frank A Chervenak
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, New York Presbyterian Hospital, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, NY, USA
    J Clin Ethics 19:24-5. 2008
  45. ncbi request reprint Ethics and fetal research
    Sidney Callahan
    St John s University, New York, USA
    Med Ethics (Burlingt Mass) 10:10-1. 2003
  46. ncbi request reprint Evidence-based obstetric ethics and informed decision-making by pregnant women about invasive diagnosis after first-trimester assessment of risk for trisomy 21
    Kypros H Nicolaides
    Harris Birthright Research Centre for Fetal Medicine, King s College Hospital, London, UK
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 193:322-6. 2005
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine the ability of pregnant women to incorporate sophisticated screening information about risk assessment into their decisions about invasive testing in an appropriate way...
  47. ncbi request reprint Physicians and hospital managers as cofiduciaries of patients: rhetoric or reality?
    Frank A Chervenak
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, USA
    J Healthc Manag 48:172-9; discussion 180. 2003
    ..As a preventive ethics response to strategic ambiguity, physicians and managers should be role models of transparency by being explicit in their communications...
  48. ncbi request reprint First-trimester screening for aneuploidy with fetal nuchal translucency in a United States population
    S T Chasen
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York 10021, USA
    Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol 22:149-51. 2003
    ..To examine the detection rate of chromosomal abnormalities using a combination of nuchal translucency (NT) and maternal age in a United States population...
  49. ncbi request reprint A comprehensive ethical framework for fetal research and its application to fetal surgery for spina bifida
    Frank A Chervenak
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York Presbyterian Hospital, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 187:10-4. 2002
    ..We apply this framework to clinical investigations of fetal surgery for spina bifida...
  50. ncbi request reprint The fetus as a patient: an essential concept for the ethics of perinatal medicine
    Frank A Chervenak
    The New York Presbyterian Hospital, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, New York 10021, USA
    Am J Perinatol 20:399-404. 2003
    ..To this end we describe the essential concept of the fetus as a patient, based on two core ethical principles, beneficence and respect for autonomy. We explore the implications of this concept for perinatal medicine...
  51. ncbi request reprint Dilemmas of cooperation for physician leaders
    Frank A Chervenak
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York City, NY, USA
    Physician Exec 33:46-50. 2007
  52. ncbi request reprint Why the Groningen Protocol should be rejected
    Frank A Chervenak
    Weill Medical College of Cornell University New York Presbyterian Hospital, USA
    Hastings Cent Rep 36:30-3. 2006
  53. ncbi request reprint Decision-making about caesarean delivery
    R B Kalish
    Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Cornell University, New York City, NY 10021, USA
    Lancet 367:883-5. 2006
  54. ncbi request reprint The moral foundation of medical leadership: the professional virtues of the physician as fiduciary of the patient
    F A Chervenak
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, New York Presbyterian Hospital, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 184:875-9; discussion 879-80. 2001
    ..Physician-leaders bear major responsibility to shape organizational cultures that support the fiduciary professionalism of physicians...
  55. ncbi request reprint Antenatal umbilical coiling index and Doppler flow characteristics
    M Predanic
    Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol 28:699-703. 2006
    ..To evaluate whether a relationship exists between the antenatal umbilical coiling index (UCI) and umbilical cord Doppler flow characteristics...
  56. pmc Ethical dimensions of the number of embryos to be transferred in in vitro fertilization
    F A Chervenak
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, New York Presbyterian Hospital, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, New York 10021, USA
    J Assist Reprod Genet 18:583-7. 2001
    ..CONCLUSION: The number of embryos to be transferred in IVF should mainly be a function of the pregnant women's informed decision. Limiting the number of transferred embryos to two in all cases is not ethically justified at this time...
  57. ncbi request reprint Factors associated with fetal demise in fetal echogenic bowel
    H B Al-Kouatly
    Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, New York Presbyterian Hospital Weill Medical College of Cornell University, NY 10021, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 185:1039-43. 2001
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine risk factors associated with intrauterine fetal demise in fetuses with unexplained echogenic bowel that is diagnosed in the second trimester...
  58. ncbi request reprint Outcomes of dichorionic triplet pregnancies
    Stephen T Chasen
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, NY, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 186:765-7. 2002
    ..The objective of this study was to describe outcomes in a series of dichorionic triplet pregnancies...
  59. ncbi request reprint An ethically justified practical approach to offering, recommending, performing, and referring for induced abortion and feticide
    Frank A Chervenak
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Weill Cornell Medical Center, New York, NY, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 201:560.e1-6. 2009
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  60. ncbi request reprint First- and second-trimester ultrasound assessment of gestational age
    Robin B Kalish
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 191:975-8. 2004
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate and compare the accuracy of first- and second-trimester ultrasound assessment of fetal age...
  61. ncbi request reprint An ethical framework for fetal research
    Frank A Chervenak
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, New York Presbyterian Hospital, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, NY, USA
    Med Ethics (Burlingt Mass) 10:1-2. 2003
  62. ncbi request reprint Patient preference regarding first-trimester aneuploidy risk assessment
    Geeta Sharma
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, NY, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 193:1429-36. 2005
    ..We assessed patient views regarding disclosure of first-trimester Down syndrome risk assessment results compared with withholding results until a single, more accurate second-trimester screening result is available...
  63. doi request reprint Patient choice cesarean delivery: ethical issues
    Robin B Kalish
    Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, New York 10065, USA
    Curr Opin Obstet Gynecol 20:116-9. 2008
    ..with good professional medial practice? Second, how should physicians respond to or counsel patients who request patient choice cesarean delivery? Third, should patient choice cesarean delivery be routinely offered to all pregnant women?..
  64. ncbi request reprint The ethics of direct and indirect referral for termination of pregnancy
    Frank A Chervenak
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, NY, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 199:232.e1-3. 2008
    ..Direct referral for termination of pregnancy is not ethically required but is permissible. Conscience-based objections to direct referral for termination of pregnancy have merit; conscience-based objections to indirect referral do not...
  65. ncbi request reprint A critical analysis of the concept and discourse of 'unborn child'
    Laurence B McCullough
    Center for Medical Ethics and Health Policy, Baylor College of Medicine MS420, One Baylor Plaza, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Am J Bioeth 8:34-9. 2008
    ..We conclude that the ethical concept of the fetus as a patient should replace the discourse of "unborn child" when that phrase is used normatively...
  66. ncbi request reprint A comprehensive ethical framework for responsibly designing and conducting pharmacologic research that involves pregnant women
    Laurence B McCullough
    Center for Medical Ethics and Health Policy, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 193:901-7. 2005
    ..We present and defend ethically justified guidelines for pharmacologic research that involves pregnant women...
  67. ncbi request reprint Preventive ethics for including women of childbearing potential in clinical trials
    Laurence B McCullough
    Center for Medical Ethics and Health Policy, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 194:1221-7. 2006
    ..We present a preventive ethics approach for including women of childbearing potential in clinical trials...
  68. ncbi request reprint The role of cephalocentesis in modern obstetrics
    S T Chasen
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, New York Presbyterian Hospital-Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, NY, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 185:734-6. 2001
    ..RESULTS: All 3 fetuses were stillborn. Two delivered vaginally, and one delivered abdominally with a lower uterine incision. CONCLUSIONS: A reappraisal of the proper role of cephalocentesis in modern obstetrics is offered...
  69. ncbi request reprint First trimester prediction of growth discordance in twin gestations
    Robin B Kalish
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, NY, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 189:706-9. 2003
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine whether first trimester ultrasound scanning can identify twin gestations that are at risk for subsequent growth discordance...
  70. ncbi request reprint The baby or the bathwater: which one should be discarded?
    Amos Grunebaum
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, New York Presbyterian Hospital, New York 10021, USA
    J Perinat Med 32:306-7. 2004
  71. ncbi request reprint Fetal aneuploidy and umbilical cord thickness measured between 14 and 23 weeks' gestational age
    Mladen Predanic
    Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, 525 E 68th St, Suite M 704, New York, NY 10021, USA
    J Ultrasound Med 23:1177-83; quiz 1185. 2004
    ..To evaluate and compare umbilical cord thickness of aneuploid fetuses with umbilical cord diameter nomograms generated from euploid fetuses between 14 and 23 weeks' gestational age...
  72. ncbi request reprint Dilation and evacuation at >or=20 weeks: comparison of operative techniques
    Stephen T Chasen
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, NY, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 190:1180-3. 2004
    ..Subsequent pregnancies at our hospital were identified, and obstetric outcomes were recorded. Categorical data were compared with Fisher exact test and chi(2) analysis. Continuous data were compared with Mann-Whitney U test...
  73. ncbi request reprint Ethical considerations of early (first vs. second trimester) risk assessment disclosure for trisomy 21 and patient choice in screening versus diagnostic testing
    Geeta Sharma
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Am J Med Genet C Semin Med Genet 145:99-104. 2007
    ..Appropriate counseling is required to allow for individual choice regarding timing of disclosure...
  74. ncbi request reprint Ethical dimensions of periviability
    Daniel W Skupski
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Weill Cornell Medical Center, New York, NY 10021, USA
    J Perinat Med 38:579-83. 2010
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  75. ncbi request reprint Impact of midtrimester dilation and evacuation on subsequent pregnancy outcome
    Robin B Kalish
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, New York Weill Cornell Medical Center, 525 E 68th Street, Room J 130, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 187:882-5. 2002
    ..This study was undertaken to evaluate the impact of second-trimester dilation and evacuation (D&E) on subsequent pregnancy outcome...
  76. doi request reprint Improving obstetric estimation of outcomes of extremely premature neonates: an evolving challenge
    Daniel W Skupski
    Obstetrics and Gynecology, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, The New York Hospital Queens, Flushing, NY 11355, USA
    J Perinat Med 38:19-22. 2010
    ..Because one might be tempted to use this algorithm with obstetric patients, we tested its clinical applicability...
  77. ncbi request reprint Is nuchal translucency screening associated with different rates of invasive testing in an older obstetric population?
    Stephen T Chasen
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, NY, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 190:769-74. 2004
    ..Our objective was to assess the impact of nuchal translucency screening for aneuploidy on chorionic villus sampling and amniocentesis rates in an older obstetric population...
  78. ncbi request reprint Does a "vanishing twin" affect first-trimester biochemistry in Down syndrome risk assessment?
    Stephen T Chasen
    Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, NY, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 195:236-9. 2006
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate the impact of spontaneous reduction in multifetal pregnancy on first-trimester maternal serum biochemistry...
  79. ncbi request reprint Ultrasound evaluation of abnormal umbilical cord coiling in second trimester of gestation in association with adverse pregnancy outcome
    Mladen Predanic
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Weill College of Cornell University, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 193:387-94. 2005
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate the antenatal umbilical cord coiling index obtained during the fetal anatomic survey in the second trimester as a predictor of adverse pregnancy outcome...
  80. ncbi request reprint A sonographic assessment of different patterns of placenta previa "migration" in the third trimester of pregnancy
    Mladen Predanic
    Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, NY 10021, USA
    J Ultrasound Med 24:773-80. 2005
    ..The purpose of this study was to compare the rates and patterns of placental "migration" with the mode of fetal and placental delivery and the incidence of peripartum complications...
  81. ncbi request reprint Fetal growth assessment and neonatal birth weight in fetuses with an isolated single umbilical artery
    Mladen Predanic
    Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, New York, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 105:1093-7. 2005
    ..To evaluate interval fetal growth and compare the incidence of small-for-gestational age (SGA) newborns between fetuses with an isolated single umbilical artery and those with a 3-vessel umbilical cord...
  82. ncbi request reprint Cervical cerclage: a review of the evidence
    Nathan S Fox
    Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, New York, USA
    Obstet Gynecol Surv 63:58-65. 2008
    ....
  83. ncbi request reprint Changes in fetal presentation in twin pregnancies
    Stephen T Chasen
    Weill Medical College of Cornell University, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, New York, NY 10021, USA
    J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med 17:45-8. 2005
    ..The aim of the study was to describe the occurrence of spontaneous version in twins in the third trimester, as well as the correlation between antepartum and birth presentation...
  84. ncbi request reprint An ethically justified decision-making pathway for the management of pregnancies complicated by twin-to-twin transfusion syndrome
    Daniel Skupski
    Obstetrics and Gynecology, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, NY, USA
    Fetal Diagn Ther 22:339-42. 2007
    ..To present an ethically justified decision-making pathway to use in the evaluation and treatment of pregnant women whose fetuses have twin-to-twin transfusion syndrome (TTTS)...
  85. ncbi request reprint Gestational age at abortion: the impact of first-trimester risk assessment for aneuploidy
    Stephen T Chasen
    Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, NY, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 195:839-42. 2006
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine the impact of first-trimester risk assessment on gestational age at abortion for abnormal fetal karyotype...
  86. doi request reprint Ethical considerations in umbilical cord blood banking
    Nathan S Fox
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, New York 10021, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 111:178-82. 2008
    ....
  87. ncbi request reprint Professionalism and justice: ethical management guidelines for leaders of academic medical centers
    Frank A Chervenak
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, New York Presbyterian Hospital, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, New York 10021, USA
    Acad Med 77:45-7. 2002
    ..For example, all faculty should be made accountable not only for maximizing the good of the organization's professionalism but also for fostering financial viability...
  88. ncbi request reprint Umbilical cord blood collection: do patients really understand?
    Nathan S Fox
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, NY 10021, USA
    J Perinat Med 35:314-21. 2007
    ..Some patients also have the option to donate the cord blood to a public bank for anyone to use. We evaluated patient understanding about cord blood banking in a cohort of patients with access to both options...
  89. ncbi request reprint Correlation between rare chromosomal abnormalities and prenatal ultrasound findings
    Huda B Al-Kouatly
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, New York Hospital Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, New York 10021, USA
    Am J Med Genet 107:197-200. 2002
    ..Even with normal ultrasound findings, abnormalities may be present. These data may assist in counseling patients when testing reveals such chromosomal abnormalities...
  90. ncbi request reprint Obstetric outcomes after surgical abortion at > or = 20 weeks' gestation
    Stephen T Chasen
    Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 193:1161-4. 2005
    ..The purpose of this study was to describe obstetric outcomes after surgical abortion at > or = 20 weeks, and to identify risk factors for subsequent spontaneous preterm birth...
  91. ncbi request reprint First-trimester risk assessment for trisomies 21 and 18 in twin pregnancy
    Stephen T Chasen
    Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, NY, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 197:374.e1-3. 2007
    ..Our objective was to describe performance of first-trimester combined risk assessment in twin pregnancies...
  92. ncbi request reprint Basic versus detailed sonography: what do we miss?
    Stephen T Chasen
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, 525 E 68th St, Room J130, New York, NY 10021 USA
    J Ultrasound Med 28:1015-8. 2009
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate the impact of restrictive versus routine use of "detailed" second-trimester sonography...
  93. ncbi request reprint Assessment of umbilical cord coiling during the routine fetal sonographic anatomic survey in the second trimester
    Mladen Predanic
    Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, 525 E 68th St, Suite M 704, New York, NY 10021, USA
    J Ultrasound Med 24:185-91; quiz 192-3. 2005
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate the sonographic accuracy to determine the umbilical coiling index (UCI) during the routine fetal anatomic survey in the second trimester...
  94. ncbi request reprint Scientific and religious controversies about the beginning of human life: the relevance of the ethical concept of the fetus as a patient
    Asim Kurjak
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Medical School, University of Zagreb, Sveti Duh Hospital, Zagreb, Croatia
    J Perinat Med 35:376-83. 2007
    ..It is philosophically sound, respectful of all religious traditions and the personal convictions of patients and physicians alike, and clinically applicable...
  95. doi request reprint Intrauterine restriction (IUGR)
    Giampaolo Mandruzzato
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Istituto per l Infanzia, Burlo Garofolo, Trieste, Italy
    J Perinat Med 36:277-81. 2008
    ..Careful monitoring of the IUGR fetus during labor is crucial as the IUGR fetus can quickly decompensate once uterine contractions have started...
  96. ncbi request reprint Intraobserver and interobserver reproducibility of fetal biometry
    S C Perni
    Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol 24:654-8. 2004
    ..To assess the intra- and interobserver reproducibility of ultrasound measurements of fetal biometric parameters...
  97. ncbi request reprint The relationship of maternal erythrocyte oxygen transport parameters to intrauterine growth retardation
    E G Brown
    Department of Pediatrics, Mt Sinai Medical Center, New York, New York
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 162:223-9. 1990
    ..Moreover, the 2,3-diphosphoglycerate/hemoglobin molar ratio is the principal regulator of hemoglobin oxygen affinity...
  98. ncbi request reprint Correlation between prenatal and neonatal birth order in twin pregnancy
    S T Chasen
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Am J Perinatol 18:151-4. 2001
    ..In dichorionic twin pregnancies, birth order is established early in gestation in >90% of cases regardless of route of delivery...