Linda J Heffner
Affiliation: Massachusetts General Hospital
- Impact of labor induction, gestational age, and maternal age on cesarean delivery ratesLinda J Heffner
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
Obstet Gynecol 102:287-93. 2003..To quantify the impact of labor induction and maternal age on cesarean delivery rates in nulliparous and multiparous women between 36 and 42 weeks' gestation...
- Should older women have antepartum testing to prevent unexplained stillbirth?Ruth C Fretts
Harvard Medical Associates, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
Obstet Gynecol 104:56-64. 2004..We compared usual care (no antepartum testing or induction before 41 weeks), weekly testing at 37 weeks with induction after a positive test, and no testing with induction at 41 weeks...
- Prepregnancy body size, gestational weight gain, and risk of preterm birth in African-American womenLauren A Wise
Slone Epidemiology Center, Boston University, Boston, MA 02215, USA
Epidemiology 21:243-52. 2010..There is also uncertainty about optimal gestational weight gain among Black women...
- Perinatal outcome after preterm premature rupture of membranes with in situ cervical cerclageThomas F McElrath
Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Biology, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
Am J Obstet Gynecol 187:1147-52. 2002..This cohort study examines whether the presence of cerclage at the time of pPROM is associated with increased maternal or neonatal inflammatory morbidity...
- Central adiposity and other anthropometric factors in relation to risk of macrosomia in an African American populationSe Li
Slone Epidemiology Center at Boston University, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
Obesity (Silver Spring) 21:178-84. 2013....
- Advanced maternal age--how old is too old?Linda J Heffner
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, USA
N Engl J Med 351:1927-9. 2004
- Maternal outcomes associated with planned primary cesarean births compared with planned vaginal birthsEugene Declercq
Department of Maternal and Child Health, Department of Biostatistics, Data Coordinating Center, Boston University School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts 02118, USA
Obstet Gynecol 109:669-77. 2007..To compare the outcomes and costs associated with primary cesarean births with no labor (planned cesareans) to vaginal and cesarean births with labor (planned vaginal)...
- Persistent fetal occiput posterior position: obstetric outcomesSusan E Ponkey
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
Obstet Gynecol 101:915-20. 2003..In our population, the chances that a laboring woman with persistent occiput posterior position will have a spontaneous vaginal delivery are only 26% for nulliparas and 57% for multiparas...
- Association of epidural-related fever and noninfectious inflammation in term laborLaura E Riley
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
Obstet Gynecol 117:588-95. 2011..To investigate the role of infection and noninfectious inflammation in epidural analgesia-related fever...
- The downside of cesarean delivery: short- and long-term complicationsCarolyn Zelop
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Connecticut School of Medicine and St. Francis Healthcare, Storrs, USA
Clin Obstet Gynecol 47:386-93. 2004
- How much does parity matter?Linda J Heffner
Obstet Gynecol 106:444-5. 2005
- Uterine rupture among women with a prior cesarean deliveryLinda J Heffner
N Engl J Med 346:134-7. 2002