Geeta K Swamy

Summary

Affiliation: Duke University Medical Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Clinical utility of fetal fibronectin for predicting preterm birth
    Geeta K Swamy
    Department of Obstetrics, Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, North Carolina, USA
    J Reprod Med 50:851-6. 2005
  2. pmc Predictors of adverse events among pregnant smokers exposed in a nicotine replacement therapy trial
    Geeta K Swamy
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 201:354.e1-7. 2009
  3. doi request reprint Association of preterm birth with long-term survival, reproduction, and next-generation preterm birth
    Geeta K Swamy
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    JAMA 299:1429-36. 2008
  4. pmc Maternal vitamin D receptor genetic variation contributes to infant birthweight among black mothers
    Geeta K Swamy
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    Am J Med Genet A 155:1264-71. 2011
  5. pmc Active Mothers Postpartum (AMP): rationale, design, and baseline characteristics
    Truls Østbye
    Department of Community and Family Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 17:1567-75. 2008
  6. pmc Kids and adults now! Defeat Obesity (KAN-DO): rationale, design and baseline characteristics
    Truls Ostbye
    Department of Community and Family Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA
    Contemp Clin Trials 32:461-9. 2011
  7. pmc Parent-focused change to prevent obesity in preschoolers: results from the KAN-DO study
    Truls Østbye
    Department of Community and Family Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Prev Med 55:188-95. 2012
  8. pmc Adherence to nicotine replacement therapy among pregnant smokers
    Laura J Fish
    Department of Community and Family Medicine, Duke University Medical Center and Cancer Prevention, Detection, and Control Research Program, Duke Comprehensive Cancer Center, 2424 Erwin Road, Suite 602, Durham, NC 27705, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 11:514-8. 2009
  9. pmc Predictors of postpartum weight change among overweight and obese women: results from the Active Mothers Postpartum study
    Truls Østbye
    Department of Community and Family Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 21:215-22. 2012
  10. pmc Nicotine replacement and behavioral therapy for smoking cessation in pregnancy
    Kathryn I Pollak
    Cancer Prevention, Detection and Control Research Program, Comprehensive Cancer Center, Duke University Medical Center, 2424 Erwin Road, Durham, NC 27705, USA
    Am J Prev Med 33:297-305. 2007

Detail Information

Publications38

  1. ncbi request reprint Clinical utility of fetal fibronectin for predicting preterm birth
    Geeta K Swamy
    Department of Obstetrics, Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, North Carolina, USA
    J Reprod Med 50:851-6. 2005
    ..To determine if fetal fibronectin can be used in a clinical setting to predict preterm birth and guide clinical management...
  2. pmc Predictors of adverse events among pregnant smokers exposed in a nicotine replacement therapy trial
    Geeta K Swamy
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 201:354.e1-7. 2009
    ....
  3. doi request reprint Association of preterm birth with long-term survival, reproduction, and next-generation preterm birth
    Geeta K Swamy
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    JAMA 299:1429-36. 2008
    ..Preterm birth is a major cause of infant morbidity and mortality. Less is known about long-term health among persons born preterm...
  4. pmc Maternal vitamin D receptor genetic variation contributes to infant birthweight among black mothers
    Geeta K Swamy
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    Am J Med Genet A 155:1264-71. 2011
    ..Further research identifying the functionality of VDR gene polymorphisms in pregnant women will improve our understanding of the underlying mechanisms influencing birthweight...
  5. pmc Active Mothers Postpartum (AMP): rationale, design, and baseline characteristics
    Truls Østbye
    Department of Community and Family Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 17:1567-75. 2008
    ..This paper presents the design, rationale, and baseline participant characteristics of a randomized controlled intervention trial to enhance weight loss in postpartum women who entered pregnancy overweight or obese...
  6. pmc Kids and adults now! Defeat Obesity (KAN-DO): rationale, design and baseline characteristics
    Truls Ostbye
    Department of Community and Family Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA
    Contemp Clin Trials 32:461-9. 2011
    ..Thus interventions should target education and behavioral change in the parent, and positive, mutually reinforcing behaviors within the family...
  7. pmc Parent-focused change to prevent obesity in preschoolers: results from the KAN-DO study
    Truls Østbye
    Department of Community and Family Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Prev Med 55:188-95. 2012
    ..The outcomes include change from baseline in the child's diet, physical activity and weight, and in the mother's parenting behaviors, diet, physical activity, and weight...
  8. pmc Adherence to nicotine replacement therapy among pregnant smokers
    Laura J Fish
    Department of Community and Family Medicine, Duke University Medical Center and Cancer Prevention, Detection, and Control Research Program, Duke Comprehensive Cancer Center, 2424 Erwin Road, Suite 602, Durham, NC 27705, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 11:514-8. 2009
    ....
  9. pmc Predictors of postpartum weight change among overweight and obese women: results from the Active Mothers Postpartum study
    Truls Østbye
    Department of Community and Family Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 21:215-22. 2012
    ..The postpartum period may be critical for the development of midlife obesity. Identifying factors associated with postpartum weight change could aid in targeting women for healthy lifestyle interventions...
  10. pmc Nicotine replacement and behavioral therapy for smoking cessation in pregnancy
    Kathryn I Pollak
    Cancer Prevention, Detection and Control Research Program, Comprehensive Cancer Center, Duke University Medical Center, 2424 Erwin Road, Durham, NC 27705, USA
    Am J Prev Med 33:297-305. 2007
    ..This study examines whether adding nicotine replacement therapy (NRT) to cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) for pregnant smokers increases rates of smoking cessation...
  11. pmc Multiparity is associated with high motivation to change diet among overweight and obese postpartum women
    Lori A Bastian
    Department of Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27705, USA
    Womens Health Issues 20:133-8. 2010
    ..Pregnancy is associated with weight gain and obesity. The aim of this study was to identify the effect of parity and other factors on motivation to change diet to lose weight in a cohort of overweight and obese postpartum women...
  12. pmc Olfactory and gustatory sensory changes to tobacco smoke in pregnant smokers
    Pamela K Pletsch
    School of Nursing, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    Res Nurs Health 31:31-41. 2008
    ..Olfactory aversions were associated with women smoking less. Aversions to tobacco smoke are common among pregnant smokers, are associated with women smoking less, and could help explain pregnant women's smoking patterns...
  13. doi request reprint Gestational weight gain in consecutive pregnancies
    Jeanette R Chin
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Utah Health Sciences Center, Salt Lake City, UT, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 203:279.e1-6. 2010
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine the association between gestational weight gain (GWG) in a woman's first and second pregnancies...
  14. pmc Occurrence and correlates of postpartum depression in overweight and obese women: results from the active mothers postpartum (AMP) study
    Katrina M Krause
    Department of Community and Family Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Box 104006, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Matern Child Health J 13:832-8. 2009
    ..Obesity may be a risk factor for depression, and therefore, for PPD specifically. We examined the occurrence and risk factors for PPD in a sample of overweight and obese new mothers...
  15. pmc Maternal age, birth order, and race: differential effects on birthweight
    Geeta K Swamy
    Children s Environmental Health Initiative, Nicholas School of the Environment and Earth Sciences, Box 90328, Durham, NC 27708, USA
    J Epidemiol Community Health 66:136-42. 2012
    ..Studies examining the influence of maternal age and birth order on birthweight have not effectively disentangled the relative contributions of each factor to birthweight, especially as they may differ by race...
  16. ncbi request reprint Preterm premature rupture of membrane management--inpatient versus outpatient: a retrospective review
    Sarah C Ellestad
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    Am J Perinatol 25:69-73. 2008
    ..Given the susceptibility of these subjects to obstetric emergencies, patients with PPROM at a viable gestational age should be considered for management as inpatients in a tertiary-care facility...
  17. doi request reprint Maternal serum interleukin-6 levels predict impending funisitis in preterm premature rupture of membranes after completion of antibiotics
    Bernard J Canzoneri
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med 25:1329-32. 2012
    ..To determine if maternal serum interleukin-6 (IL-6) levels remain predictive of funisitis after completion of antibiotic administration in preterm premature rupture of membranes (PPROM)...
  18. doi request reprint Effect of breastfeeding on weight retention from one pregnancy to the next: results from the North Carolina WIC program
    Truls Østbye
    Department of Community and Family Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Prev Med 51:368-72. 2010
    ..Pregnancy-related weight retention can contribute to obesity, and breastfeeding may facilitate postpartum weight loss. We investigated the effect of breastfeeding on long-term postpartum weight retention...
  19. pmc Disparities in maternal hypertension and pregnancy outcomes: evidence from North Carolina, 1994-2003
    Marie Lynn Miranda
    Nicholas School of the Environment, Duke University, Durham, NC 27708, USA
    Public Health Rep 125:579-87. 2010
    ..In addition, we explored whether rates of poor birth outcomes, including low birthweight (LBW) and preterm birth (PTB), among hypertensive women differed by race...
  20. ncbi request reprint Challenges and solutions for recruiting pregnant smokers into a nicotine replacement therapy trial
    Kathryn I Pollak
    Duke Comprehensive Cancer Center, Cancer Prevention, Detection and Control Research Program, Department of Community and Family Medicine, Durham, NC 27705, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 8:547-54. 2006
    ..This paper discusses specific obstacles for recruitment and solutions. Knowing the potential pitfalls to recruiting pregnant women into these trials can lead to better studies and thus improved outcomes...
  21. pmc Contraceptive use by obese women 1 year postpartum
    Jeanette R Chin
    Center for Health Services Research in Primary Care, Durham Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Durham, NC 27705, USA
    Contraception 80:463-8. 2009
    ..Obese women have higher rates of pregnancy complications, making the prevention of unintended pregnancies in this group of particular importance...
  22. doi request reprint A Bayesian growth mixture model to examine maternal hypertension and birth outcomes
    Brian Neelon
    Children s Environmental Health Initiative, Nicholas School of the Environment, Duke University, Durham, NC 27708, USA
    Stat Med 30:2721-35. 2011
    ..We apply our model to a sample of 1027 women enrolled in the Healthy Pregnancy, Healthy Baby Study, a prospective cohort study of host, social, and environmental contributors to disparities in pregnancy outcomes...
  23. doi request reprint A pilot study testing SMS text delivered scheduled gradual reduction to pregnant smokers
    Kathryn I Pollak
    Cancer Prevention, Detection and Control Research Program, Duke Cancer Institute, Durham, NC
    Nicotine Tob Res 15:1773-6. 2013
    ..Most interventions to help pregnant smokers quit or reduce their smoking are not easily disseminable. Innovative and disseminable interventions are needed...
  24. pmc Smoking prevalence in early pregnancy: comparison of self-report and anonymous urine cotinine testing
    Geeta K Swamy
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med 24:86-90. 2011
    ..The objective of this study was to compare prevalence of smoking at prenatal intake by self-report with anonymous biochemical validation...
  25. ncbi request reprint Maternal serum cytokines in preterm premature rupture of membranes
    Amy P Murtha
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology and Center for Human Genetics, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 109:121-7. 2007
    ..To estimate whether maternal serum interleukin (IL)-6 or granulocyte colony-stimulating factor (G-CSF) obtained daily are elevated in women with preterm premature rupture of membranes who develop funisitis...
  26. doi request reprint Influenza vaccination of household contacts of newborns: a hospital-based strategy to increase vaccination rates
    Emmanuel B Walter
    Duke Clinical Vaccine Unit and Primary Care Research Consortium, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27704, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 31:1070-3. 2010
    ..7% were vaccinated through the program, as were 25.7% of fathers. A hospital-based program provided opportunities for vaccination of household contacts of newborns, thereby facilitating better adherence to national vaccination guidelines...
  27. doi request reprint Research on vaccines during pregnancy: reference values for vital signs and laboratory assessments
    Jeanne S Sheffield
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Division Maternal Fetal Medicine, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX 75390, USA
    Vaccine 31:4264-73. 2013
    ..A grading system for adverse events was then developed. ..
  28. ncbi request reprint Association of maternal IL-1 receptor antagonist intron 2 gene polymorphism and preterm birth
    Amy P Murtha
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 195:1249-53. 2006
    ..This study was undertaken to determine whether the interleukin-1 receptor antagonist (IL-1RN) variable number tandem repeat polymorphism is associated with preterm birth...
  29. doi request reprint Current methods of labor induction
    Geeta K Swamy
    Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Duke University, Durham, NC 27705, USA
    Semin Perinatol 36:348-52. 2012
    ..This article summarizes currently available methods for labor induction and cervical ripening, advantages and disadvantages of various methods, and the safety and effectiveness of each method based on well-conducted clinical trials...
  30. ncbi request reprint Spiritual needs of couples facing pregnancy termination because of fetal anomalies
    F Susan Cowchock
    Center for Spirituality, Theology and Health, Duke University Medical Center, North Carolina, USA
    J Pastoral Care Counsel 65:4.1-10. 2011
    ..They would welcome support from hospital chaplains, who could play a substantive and unique pastoral role in this clinical context...
  31. pmc Blood lead levels among pregnant women: historical versus contemporaneous exposures
    Marie Lynn Miranda
    Nicholas School of the Environment, Duke University, Durham, NC 27708, USA
    Int J Environ Res Public Health 7:1508-19. 2010
    ..This work emphasizes the importance of addressing sources of environmental lead exposure in the United States and internationally...
  32. ncbi request reprint Vaccine-preventable diseases in pregnancy
    Geeta K Swamy
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Duke University, Durham, NC, USA
    Am J Perinatol 30:89-97. 2013
    ..This article summarizes vaccine classification, specific vaccines recommended during pregnancy/postpartum, and barriers to maternal immunization...
  33. pmc Use of a thrombopoietin mimetic for chronic immune thrombocytopenic purpura in pregnancy
    Avinash S Patil
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 122:483-5. 2013
    ..Romiplostim, a thrombopoietin mimetic, is a novel therapeutic option for patients with chronic immune thrombocytopenic purpura. We report on the effects of romiplostim use throughout pregnancy...
  34. doi request reprint Cervical ripening with foley balloon plus fixed versus incremental low-dose oxytocin: a randomized controlled trial
    C Brennan Fitzpatrick
    Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med 25:1006-10. 2012
    ..To evaluate cervical ripening with foley balloon combined with a fixed vs. incremental low-dose oxytocin infusion...
  35. pmc Subfoveal fluid in healthy full-term newborns observed by handheld spectral-domain optical coherence tomography
    Michelle T Cabrera
    Department of Ophthalmology, Duke Eye Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    Am J Ophthalmol 153:167-75.e3. 2012
    ..To report retinal findings for healthy newborn infants imaged with handheld spectral-domain optical coherence tomography (SD OCT)...
  36. ncbi request reprint Acute myocardial infarction in pregnancy: a United States population-based study
    Andra H James
    Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Circulation 113:1564-71. 2006
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine the incidence, mortality, and risk factors for pregnancy-related acute myocardial infarction in the United States...
  37. doi request reprint Influence of timing of seasonal influenza vaccination on effectiveness and cost-effectiveness in pregnancy
    Evan R Myers
    Division of Clinical and Epidemiological Research, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 204:S128-40. 2011
    ..Efforts to increase vaccine rates should be concentrated early in the influenza season...
  38. pmc Active Mothers Postpartum: a randomized controlled weight-loss intervention trial
    Truls Østbye
    Department of Community and Family Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    Am J Prev Med 37:173-80. 2009
    ..Pregnancy may contribute to overweight and obesity...