H Minkoff

Summary

Affiliation: Maimonides Medical Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Teaching ethics: when respect for autonomy and cultural sensitivity collide
    Howard Minkoff
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Maimonides Medical Center, SUNY Downstate, Brooklyn, NY Electronic address
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 210:298-301. 2014
  2. ncbi request reprint A reconsideration of home birth in the United States
    Howard Minkoff
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Maimonides Medical Center and Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology, SUNY Downstate, in Brooklyn, New York, USA
    J Clin Ethics 24:207-14. 2013
  3. doi request reprint When legislators play doctor: the ethics of mandatory preabortion ultrasound examinations
    Howard Minkoff
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Maimonides Medical Center, SUNY Downstate, New York, New York 11219, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 120:647-9. 2012
  4. doi request reprint Fear of litigation and cesarean section rates
    Howard Minkoff
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Maimonides Medical Center, Brooklyn, NY 11219, USA
    Semin Perinatol 36:390-4. 2012
  5. pmc Genital herpes evaluation by quantitative TaqMan PCR: correlating single detection and quantity of HSV-2 DNA in cervicovaginal lavage fluids with cross-sectional and longitudinal clinical data
    Bulbulgul Aumakhan
    Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Virol J 7:328. 2010
  6. ncbi request reprint Ethical dimensions of elective primary cesarean delivery
    Howard Minkoff
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Maimonides Medical Center, 967 48th Street, Brooklyn, NY 11219, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 103:387-92. 2004
  7. ncbi request reprint Relationship between smoking and human papillomavirus infections in HIV-infected and -uninfected women
    Howard Minkoff
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Maimonides Medical Center, Brooklyn, New York, USA
    J Infect Dis 189:1821-8. 2004
  8. pmc The relationship between cocaine use and human papillomavirus infections in HIV-seropositive and HIV-seronegative women
    Howard Minkoff
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Maimonides Medical Center and SUNY Downstate, NY 11219, USA
    Infect Dis Obstet Gynecol 2008:587082. 2008
  9. doi request reprint Genetic testing and breach of patient confidentiality: law, ethics, and pragmatics
    Howard Minkoff
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Maimonides Medical Center and State University of New York Downstate, Brooklyn, NY 11219, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 198:498.e1-4. 2008
  10. ncbi request reprint Melissa Rowland and the rights of pregnant women
    Howard Minkoff
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Maimonides Medical Center and State University of New York SUNY Downstate, Brooklyn, New York, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 104:1234-6. 2004

Research Grants

  1. Women's Interagency HIV Study (WIHS) III
    Howard Minkoff; Fiscal Year: 2007

Detail Information

Publications61

  1. ncbi request reprint Teaching ethics: when respect for autonomy and cultural sensitivity collide
    Howard Minkoff
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Maimonides Medical Center, SUNY Downstate, Brooklyn, NY Electronic address
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 210:298-301. 2014
    ..The question of whether physicians must always defer to patients' requests solely because they are couched in the language of cultural sensitivity is also addressed. ..
  2. ncbi request reprint A reconsideration of home birth in the United States
    Howard Minkoff
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Maimonides Medical Center and Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology, SUNY Downstate, in Brooklyn, New York, USA
    J Clin Ethics 24:207-14. 2013
    ....
  3. doi request reprint When legislators play doctor: the ethics of mandatory preabortion ultrasound examinations
    Howard Minkoff
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Maimonides Medical Center, SUNY Downstate, New York, New York 11219, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 120:647-9. 2012
    ..The timing, context, and way in which ultrasonography, or any medical test, is used and viewed should be decisions made between patient and provider, not decisions scripted by law...
  4. doi request reprint Fear of litigation and cesarean section rates
    Howard Minkoff
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Maimonides Medical Center, Brooklyn, NY 11219, USA
    Semin Perinatol 36:390-4. 2012
    ..Finally I will offer a brief discussion of how professional ethics should inform the actions that physicians take in these difficult circumstances...
  5. pmc Genital herpes evaluation by quantitative TaqMan PCR: correlating single detection and quantity of HSV-2 DNA in cervicovaginal lavage fluids with cross-sectional and longitudinal clinical data
    Bulbulgul Aumakhan
    Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Virol J 7:328. 2010
    ....
  6. ncbi request reprint Ethical dimensions of elective primary cesarean delivery
    Howard Minkoff
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Maimonides Medical Center, 967 48th Street, Brooklyn, NY 11219, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 103:387-92. 2004
    ..In such cases, implementing a woman's request is ethically permissible...
  7. ncbi request reprint Relationship between smoking and human papillomavirus infections in HIV-infected and -uninfected women
    Howard Minkoff
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Maimonides Medical Center, Brooklyn, New York, USA
    J Infect Dis 189:1821-8. 2004
    ..Among HIV-infected women, smoking is associated with a significantly higher prevalence and incidence of HPV infection. Smoking during HIV infection may alter the natural history of HPV infection and increase the risk of cervical disease...
  8. pmc The relationship between cocaine use and human papillomavirus infections in HIV-seropositive and HIV-seronegative women
    Howard Minkoff
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Maimonides Medical Center and SUNY Downstate, NY 11219, USA
    Infect Dis Obstet Gynecol 2008:587082. 2008
    ..Since both cocaine use and HPV infection are common among HIV-positive women, we sought to determine whether use of cocaine and/or crack influences the natural history of HPV among women with or at high risk of HIV...
  9. doi request reprint Genetic testing and breach of patient confidentiality: law, ethics, and pragmatics
    Howard Minkoff
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Maimonides Medical Center and State University of New York Downstate, Brooklyn, NY 11219, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 198:498.e1-4. 2008
    ..We will then consider the ethics of this issue and suggest an approach that physicians should take when confronting it...
  10. ncbi request reprint Melissa Rowland and the rights of pregnant women
    Howard Minkoff
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Maimonides Medical Center and State University of New York SUNY Downstate, Brooklyn, New York, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 104:1234-6. 2004
    ....
  11. ncbi request reprint Relationship of pregnancy to human papillomavirus among human immunodeficiency virus-infected women
    Howard Minkoff
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Maimonides Medical Center and SUNY Downstate, Brooklyn, New York, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 108:953-60. 2006
    ....
  12. ncbi request reprint The myth of the precious baby
    Howard L Minkoff
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Maimonides Medical Center, Brooklyn, New York 11219, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 106:607-9. 2005
    ..It is our contention that ultimately all women are best served if every pregnancy were treated as although it had preeminent value...
  13. ncbi request reprint The ethics of cesarean section by choice
    Howard Minkoff
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Maimonides Medical Center, SUNY Downstate, Brooklyn, NY 11219, USA
    Semin Perinatol 30:309-12. 2006
    ..If the data are in the realm of equipoise, even if not at the tipping point, discussing options, attempting to dissuade patients but ultimately acquiescing to their judgment would not be incompatible with obstetrical ethics...
  14. ncbi request reprint Obstetricians and the rights of pregnant women
    Howard Minkoff
    Maimonides Medical Center and SUNY Downstate, 967 48th Street, Brooklyn, NY 11219, USA
    Womens Health (Lond Engl) 3:315-9. 2007
    ..Finally, we will maintain that positing a choice between maternal and fetal interests is, in fact, creating a false choice, in as much as options are presented as being exclusive, when in fact that is not the case...
  15. ncbi request reprint The relationship of pregnancy to human immunodeficiency virus disease progression
    Howard Minkoff
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Maimonides Medical Center and SUNY Downstate, Brooklyn, New York 11219, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 189:552-9. 2003
    ..This study was undertaken to determine the effect of pregnancy on progression of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) disease...
  16. doi request reprint The immediately available physician standard
    Howard Minkoff
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Maimonides Medical Center, Brooklyn, NY 11219, USA
    Semin Perinatol 34:325-30. 2010
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  17. ncbi request reprint Human immunodeficiency virus and infertility services: the glass is half full
    Howard Minkoff
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Maimonides Medical Center, State University of New York Downstate, Brooklyn, New York, USA
    Fertil Steril 85:290-2; discussion 301. 2006
    ..Despite the willingness of some reproductive endocrinologists to provide services to them, a number of barriers to access still confront infertile HIV-infected individuals...
  18. doi request reprint Is there a doctor in the house? Standards of physician availability for laboring women
    Howard Minkoff
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Maimonides Medical Center, State University of New York Downstate, Brooklyn, New York, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 116:723-7. 2010
    ....
  19. pmc Influence of adherent and effective antiretroviral therapy use on human papillomavirus infection and squamous intraepithelial lesions in human immunodeficiency virus-positive women
    Howard Minkoff
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Maimonides Medical Center and State University of New York Downstate, Brooklyn, NY 11219, USA
    J Infect Dis 201:681-90. 2010
    ..Prior studies, however, did not consider patients' adherence to their regimens or HAART effectiveness (viral suppression)...
  20. ncbi request reprint Human immunodeficiency virus infection in pregnancy
    Howard Minkoff
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Maimonides Medical Center, Brooklyn, New York 11219, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 101:797-810. 2003
    ..None of the advantages cited above can be achieved unless all women have their HIV status determined as early in pregnancy as possible...
  21. doi request reprint Fetal monitoring bundle
    Howard Minkoff
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Maimonides Medical Center and SUNY Downstate, Brooklyn, New York 11219, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 114:1332-5. 2009
    ..This bundle is a key, but not sole, piece of the perinatal safety pie; perinatal safety is advanced through a multifaceted approach anchored in a culture that values and invests in safety...
  22. ncbi request reprint Maternal levels of plasma human immunodeficiency virus type 1 RNA and the risk of perinatal transmission. Women and Infants Transmission Study Group
    P M Garcia
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Northwestern University, Chicago, USA
    N Engl J Med 341:394-402. 1999
    ..We studied the relation of maternal plasma HIV-1 RNA levels to the risk of perinatal transmission and the timing of transmission...
  23. ncbi request reprint The effect of highly active antiretroviral therapy on cervical cytologic changes associated with oncogenic HPV among HIV-infected women
    H Minkoff
    Departments of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Maimonides Medical Center, New York, NY 11219, USA
    AIDS 15:2157-64. 2001
    ..As HPV disease is a common sex-specific manifestation of HIV disease this effect of HAART would be a major additional benefit from this modality of therapy...
  24. ncbi request reprint The relationship of pregnancy to the use of highly active antiretroviral therapy
    H Minkoff
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Maimonides Medical Center and State University of New York Health Sciences, Brooklyn 11219, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 184:1221-7. 2001
    ..Because of the increasingly frequent use of highly active antiretroviral therapy during pregnancy, ongoing efforts are needed to monitor any long-term effects of in utero exposure to multiple antiretroviral agents...
  25. ncbi request reprint HPV testing for triage of HIV-infected women with papanicolaou smears read as atypical squamous cells of uncertain significance
    L Stewart Massad
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Southern Illinois School of Medicine, Springfield, Illinois 62794, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 13:147-53. 2004
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  26. ncbi request reprint Pregnancy rates and predictors of conception, miscarriage and abortion in US women with HIV
    L Stewart Massad
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Southern Illinois University, Springfield, Illinois, 62794 9640, USA
    AIDS 18:281-6. 2004
    ..To determine frequency and outcomes of pregnancy in US women with HIV before and after introduction of highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART)...
  27. ncbi request reprint Outcomes after treatment of cervical intraepithelial neoplasia among women with HIV
    L Stewart Massad
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Southern Illinois University School of Medicine, Springfield, IL 62794 9640, USA
    J Low Genit Tract Dis 11:90-7. 2007
    ..To describe outcomes after treatment of cervical intraepithelial neoplasia (CIN) in women with HIV...
  28. ncbi request reprint Relationship between HIV viral load and Langerhans cells of the cervical epithelium
    Gabriel Levi
    Department of Pathology, Mount Sinai Medical School, New York, USA
    J Obstet Gynaecol Res 31:178-84. 2005
    ..To determine the relationship between the density of cervical mucosa Langerhans cells, cervical histology, and HIV viral load...
  29. pmc Association of cigarette smoking with HIV prognosis among women in the HAART era: a report from the women's interagency HIV study
    Joseph G Feldman
    SUNY Downstate Medical Center, 450 Clarkson Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11203, USA
    Am J Public Health 96:1060-5. 2006
    ..We assessed the association of cigarette smoking with the effectiveness of highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART) among low-income women...
  30. pmc Changes in sexual behavior among HIV-infected women after initiation of HAART
    Tracey E Wilson
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Community Health, State University of New York, Downstate Medical Center, Brooklyn, NY 11203, USA
    Am J Public Health 94:1141-6. 2004
    ..We assessed the association between initiation of highly active antiretroviral treatment (HAART) regimens and sexual risk behaviors among HIVinfected women...
  31. pmc Welfare reform and the perinatal health and health care use of Latino women in California, New York City, and Texas
    T Joyce
    Baruch College, City University of New York, and the National Bureau of Economic Research, New York, NY 10016 4309, USA
    Am J Public Health 91:1857-64. 2001
    ....
  32. ncbi request reprint C-reactive protein is an independent predictor of mortality in women with HIV-1 infection
    Joseph G Feldman
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Community Health, SUNY, Downstate Medical Center, 450 Clarkson Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11203, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 32:210-4. 2003
    ..4- to 13.6-fold depending on how CRP values were grouped. CRP may be a useful and inexpensive predictor of HIV disease mortality in women...
  33. doi request reprint Effect of clinical-decision support on documentation compliance in an electronic medical record
    Shoshana Haberman
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Maimonides Medical Center, Brooklyn, New York 11219, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 114:311-7. 2009
    ..To investigate the efficacy of enhancing an existing prompt system in our obstetric electronic medical record in regard to documentation of estimated fetal weights and indications for labor induction...
  34. ncbi request reprint Brief report: condom use consistency associated with beliefs regarding HIV disease transmission among women receiving HIV antiretroviral therapy
    T E Wilson
    State University of New York, Downstate Medical Center, Brooklyn, NY 11203, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 27:289-91. 2001
    ..Education regarding potential deleterious consequences of inconsistent condom use should be part of ongoing HIV care...
  35. ncbi request reprint The prognostic importance of changes in CD4+ cell count and HIV-1 RNA level in women after initiating highly active antiretroviral therapy
    Kathryn Anastos
    Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx, New York, USA
    Ann Intern Med 140:256-64. 2004
    ..The prognostic value of CD4+ cell counts and HIV-1 RNA levels attained after the initiation of highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART) compared with before the initiation of HAART has not been well defined...
  36. doi request reprint Prevalence and predictors of metabolic syndrome among HIV-infected and HIV-uninfected women in the Women's Interagency HIV Study
    Magdalena E Sobieszczyk
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, NY 10032, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 48:272-80. 2008
    ..To assess the prevalence of metabolic syndrome (MetSynd) among participants of the Women's Interagency HIV Study and to describe the association of MetSynd with HIV infection, antiretroviral therapies, and sociodemographic factors...
  37. ncbi request reprint Determinants of women's choice of obstetrician/gynecologist
    Michael Zuckerman
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Maimonides Medical Center, Brooklyn, New York, USA
    J Womens Health Gend Based Med 11:175-80. 2002
    ..It is unclear if this finding extends to obstetrician/gynecologists or how important gender is relative to other factors in choosing a provider. This study seeks to address these issues...
  38. ncbi request reprint Increased expression of CD23 (Fc(epsilon) receptor II) by peripheral blood monocytes of aids patients
    L S Miller
    Department of Pathology, State University of New York-Downstate Medical Center, Brooklyn, New York 11203, USA
    AIDS Res Hum Retroviruses 17:443-52. 2001
    ..Further, monocyte CD23 expression does not appear to be suppressed by the IL-10-enriched environment in AIDS...
  39. doi request reprint "Doctor, what would you do?"
    Howard Minkoff
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Maimonides Medical Center and The State University of New York Downstate, Brooklyn, New York, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 113:1137-9. 2009
    ..Although the facts (benefits and harms related to any given choice) are a necessary component of counseling, without discussion of values, they do not lead to a truly informed decision...
  40. ncbi request reprint Ethical considerations in elective cesarean delivery
    Geeta Sharma
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, New York 10021, USA
    Clin Obstet Gynecol 47:404-8. 2004
  41. pmc Biologic markers of ovarian reserve and reproductive aging: application in a cohort study of HIV infection in women
    David B Seifer
    Maimonides Medical Center, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Brooklyn, New York, USA
    Fertil Steril 88:1645-52. 2007
    ..To determine whether HIV infection influences early follicular MIS levels, an early marker of ovarian aging...
  42. ncbi request reprint Natural history of grade 1 cervical intraepithelial neoplasia in women with human immunodeficiency virus
    L Stewart Massad
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Southern Illinois University School of Medicine, Springfield, Illinois 62794 9640, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 104:1077-85. 2004
    ..We sought to estimate rates of progression and regression of grade 1 cervical intraepithelial neoplasia (CIN 1) among women with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)...
  43. ncbi request reprint Obstetricians, health attorneys, and court-ordered cesarean sections
    Terri Ann Samuels
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Maimonides Medical Center, Brooklyn, NY 11219, USA
    Womens Health Issues 17:107-14. 2007
    ..Despite court rulings suggesting that court-ordered cesarean sections should rarely be undertaken, they are performed. Our objective was to determine those characteristics of providers and patients that make their use more likely...
  44. pmc Live birth patterns among human immunodeficiency virus-infected women before and after the availability of highly active antiretroviral therapy
    Anjali Sharma
    Department of Infectious Diseases, State University of New York Downstate Medical Center, Brooklyn, NY 11203, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 196:541.e1-6. 2007
    ..The objective of the study was to investigate the relationship between human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection and childbearing before and after the availability of highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART)...
  45. pmc Variations in serum müllerian inhibiting substance between white, black, and Hispanic women
    David B Seifer
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Brooklyn, and Mount Sinai School of Medicine, Maimonides Medical Center, New York, New York 11228, USA
    Fertil Steril 92:1674-8. 2009
    ..To compare serum müllerian inhibiting substance (MIS) levels between white, black, and Hispanic women to determine whether ovarian aging occurs at a different time course for women of different racial groups...
  46. ncbi request reprint Elective primary cesarean delivery
    Howard Minkoff
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Maimonides Medical Center, Brooklyn, NY, USA
    N Engl J Med 348:946-50. 2003
  47. ncbi request reprint Vesicovaginal fistula associated with cytomegalovirus infection in an HIV-infected patient
    Awoniyi Awonuga
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Maimonides Medical Center, Brooklyn, NY, USA
    Gynecol Obstet Invest 63:143-5. 2007
    ..Cytomegalovirus (CMV) can cause multisystem disease in human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)-infected patients. An association with a vesicovaginal fistula has not previously been reported...
  48. doi request reprint Effect of bariatric surgery on peripheral blood lymphocyte subsets in women
    Zaher O Merhi
    Maimonides Medical Center, Brooklyn, New York, USA
    Surg Obes Relat Dis 5:165-71. 2009
    ..However, the effect of surgery on immune status is unclear. We investigated the relationship between surgical weight loss and peripheral blood lymphocyte percentages in women...
  49. ncbi request reprint Changes in cervical length and the risk of preterm labor
    Arjang Naim
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Maimonides Medical Center, Brooklyn, NY 11219, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 186:887-9. 2002
    ..The purpose of this study was to assess the value of cervical length change as a predictor of preterm labor...
  50. pmc Elevated NT-pro-BNP levels are associated with comorbidities among HIV-infected women
    Ather Mansoor
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, SUNY Downstate Medical Center, Brooklyn, NY 11203, USA
    AIDS Res Hum Retroviruses 25:997-1004. 2009
    ..These findings suggest that natriuretic peptide levels are a global marker of comorbidity in the setting of HIV infection...
  51. doi request reprint The California octuplets and the duties of reproductive endocrinologists
    Howard Minkoff
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Maimonides Medical Center and SUNY Downstate, Brooklyn, NY, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 201:15.e1-3. 2009
    ....
  52. ncbi request reprint Rapid HIV screening for women in labor
    Zaher Merhi
    Maimonides Medical Center, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, 967 48th Street, Brooklyn, NY 11219, USA
    Expert Rev Mol Diagn 5:673-9. 2005
    ....
  53. pmc Novel influenza H1N1 in pregnancy: a report of two cases
    Dmitry Fridman
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Maimonides Medical Center, Brooklyn, NY 11219, USA
    Infect Dis Obstet Gynecol 2009:514353. 2009
    ..Pregnant women are a high-risk group for morbidity and mortality from influenza. During the current pandemic of H1N1 influenza, few cases of H1N1 have been reported in pregnancy...
  54. doi request reprint Plasma brain-derived neurotrophic factor in women after bariatric surgery: a pilot study
    Zaher O Merhi
    Maimonides Medical Center, Brooklyn, New York, USA
    Fertil Steril 91:1544-8. 2009
    ..Brain-derived neurotrophic factor decreased significantly in all the participants and in the premenopausal group when looked at in isolation...
  55. doi request reprint Maternal-infant perinatal transmission of methicillin-resistant and methicillin-sensitive Staphylococcus aureus
    David M Pinter
    Department of Pediatrics, Maimonides Medical Center, Brooklyn, New York, USA
    Am J Perinatol 26:145-51. 2009
    ..In this population of term infants, most SA infections in the first 4 weeks of life appeared to result from colonization that occurred after discharge from the nursery...
  56. ncbi request reprint Challenging the strategy of maternal age-based prenatal genetic counseling
    Richard L Berkowitz
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Columbia University Medical Center, New York, NY, USA
    JAMA 295:1446-8. 2006
  57. ncbi request reprint Effects of human immunodeficiency virus on protracted amenorrhea and ovarian dysfunction
    Helen E Cejtin
    John H Stroger Hospital of Cook County, Chicago, Illinois 60626, and University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, California, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 108:1423-31. 2006
    ..To characterize ovarian failure and prolonged amenorrhea from other causes in women who are both human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) seropositive and seronegative...
  58. ncbi request reprint Effect of hormonal contraceptive use on plasma HIV-1-RNA levels among HIV-infected women
    Helen E Cejtin
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Cook County Hospital, Chicago, IL, USA
    AIDS 17:1702-4. 2003
    ..There did not appear to be an association between hormonal contraception use and HIV-1-RNA levels in our study. There was a small increase in CD4 cell counts among hormonal users of doubtful clinical significance...
  59. doi request reprint Interarm blood pressure differences in the women's interagency HIV study
    Jason Lazar
    Cardiovascular Medicine, State University of New York Downstate Medical Center, Brooklyn, New York 11203, USA
    AIDS Res Hum Retroviruses 24:695-700. 2008
    ..Systolic IABPD are related to cardiovascular risk factors but not to HIV-related factors. Bilateral BP determination is important to detect and manage hypertension as well as for accurate cardiovascular risk assessment...
  60. ncbi request reprint Six-month natural history of oral versus cervical human papillomavirus infection
    Carole Fakhry
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21231, USA
    Int J Cancer 121:143-50. 2007
    ..001). Our study not only demonstrates that it is feasible to study the natural history of oral HPV infection with oral rinse sampling, but also indicates that oral and cervical HPV natural history may differ...
  61. ncbi request reprint Prenatal and postpartum zidovudine adherence among pregnant women with HIV: results of a MEMS substudy from the Perinatal Guidelines Evaluation Project
    Jeannette R Ickovics
    Yale School of Medicine, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, New Haven, Connecticut 06226 8034, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 30:311-5. 2002
    ..0%), and declined significantly 3 weeks postpartum (mean = 34.1%) (p =.004). Clinical emphasis must be placed on enhancing adherence during and particularly after pregnancy when ZDV is continued for a mother's own care...

Research Grants2

  1. Women's Interagency HIV Study (WIHS) III
    Howard Minkoff; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Predictor variables will be cigarette smoking, genetic polymorphisms, albumin, prealbumin and CRP. Covariates will include CD4 cell count, HIV RNA, age at enrollment and antiretroviral therapy. ..