Catherine Y Spong

Summary

Affiliation: National Institutes of Health
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Timing of indicated late-preterm and early-term birth
    Catherine Y Spong
    Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, Bethesda, Maryland 20892, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 118:323-33. 2011
  2. doi request reprint Disparities in perinatal medicine: preterm birth, stillbirth, and infant mortality
    Catherine Y Spong
    Pregnancy and Perinatology Branch, Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland 20892, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 117:948-55. 2011
  3. pmc Protection against prenatal alcohol-induced damage
    Catherine Y Spong
    Pregnancy and Perinatology Branch, The National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, USA
    PLoS Med 3:e196. 2006
  4. ncbi request reprint Prediction and prevention of recurrent spontaneous preterm birth
    Catherine Y Spong
    Pregnancy and Perinatology Branch, National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, National Institutes of Health, 6100 Executive Boulevard, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 110:405-15. 2007
  5. ncbi request reprint Risk of uterine rupture and adverse perinatal outcome at term after cesarean delivery
    Catherine Y Spong
    National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, Bethesda, Maryland, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 110:801-7. 2007
  6. doi request reprint Reversal of alcohol-induced learning deficits in the young adult in a model of fetal alcohol syndrome
    Maddalena Incerti
    Unit on Perinatal and Developmental Neurobiology, Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland 20892 0925, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 115:350-6. 2010
  7. pmc Progesterone receptor polymorphisms and clinical response to 17-alpha-hydroxyprogesterone caproate
    Tracy A Manuck
    Eunice Kennedy Shriver NICHD Maternal Fetal Medicine Units Network, Bethesda, MD, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 205:135.e1-9. 2011
  8. doi request reprint Prenatal NAP+SAL prevents developmental delay in a mouse model of Down syndrome through effects on N-methyl-D-aspartic acid and gamma-aminobutyric acid receptors
    Joy Vink
    Unit on Perinatal and Developmental Neurobiology, National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 200:524.e1-4. 2009
  9. ncbi request reprint Postnatal inflammatory rat model for cerebral palsy: too different from humans
    Robin Roberson
    Unit on Perinatal and Developmental Neurobiology, National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 195:1038-44. 2006
  10. pmc Prevention of developmental delays in a Down syndrome mouse model
    Laura Toso
    Unit on Perinatal and Developmental Neurobiology, Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child and Human Development, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland 20852, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 112:1242-51. 2008

Detail Information

Publications83

  1. pmc Timing of indicated late-preterm and early-term birth
    Catherine Y Spong
    Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, Bethesda, Maryland 20892, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 118:323-33. 2011
    ..Based on available data and expert opinion, optimal timing for delivery for specific conditions was determined by consensus...
  2. doi request reprint Disparities in perinatal medicine: preterm birth, stillbirth, and infant mortality
    Catherine Y Spong
    Pregnancy and Perinatology Branch, Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland 20892, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 117:948-55. 2011
    ....
  3. pmc Protection against prenatal alcohol-induced damage
    Catherine Y Spong
    Pregnancy and Perinatology Branch, The National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, USA
    PLoS Med 3:e196. 2006
  4. ncbi request reprint Prediction and prevention of recurrent spontaneous preterm birth
    Catherine Y Spong
    Pregnancy and Perinatology Branch, National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, National Institutes of Health, 6100 Executive Boulevard, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 110:405-15. 2007
    ..Results from the ongoing trials of cerclage as an interventional therapy and omega-3 fatty acid supplementation as a preventive therapy will provide additional knowledge for the optimal management of these high-risk women...
  5. ncbi request reprint Risk of uterine rupture and adverse perinatal outcome at term after cesarean delivery
    Catherine Y Spong
    National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, Bethesda, Maryland, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 110:801-7. 2007
    ....
  6. doi request reprint Reversal of alcohol-induced learning deficits in the young adult in a model of fetal alcohol syndrome
    Maddalena Incerti
    Unit on Perinatal and Developmental Neurobiology, Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland 20892 0925, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 115:350-6. 2010
    ....
  7. pmc Progesterone receptor polymorphisms and clinical response to 17-alpha-hydroxyprogesterone caproate
    Tracy A Manuck
    Eunice Kennedy Shriver NICHD Maternal Fetal Medicine Units Network, Bethesda, MD, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 205:135.e1-9. 2011
    ..We hypothesized that single nucleotide polymorphisms in the human progesterone receptor (PGR) affect response to 17-OHPC in the prevention of recurrent PTB...
  8. doi request reprint Prenatal NAP+SAL prevents developmental delay in a mouse model of Down syndrome through effects on N-methyl-D-aspartic acid and gamma-aminobutyric acid receptors
    Joy Vink
    Unit on Perinatal and Developmental Neurobiology, National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 200:524.e1-4. 2009
    ..We investigated whether this finding involves N-methyl-D-aspartic acid and gamma-aminobutyric acid (GABA) receptor subunits...
  9. ncbi request reprint Postnatal inflammatory rat model for cerebral palsy: too different from humans
    Robin Roberson
    Unit on Perinatal and Developmental Neurobiology, National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 195:1038-44. 2006
    ..We studied a postnatal CP model to evaluate injury that would correlate with presence of Pre-OL in human pregnancy...
  10. pmc Prevention of developmental delays in a Down syndrome mouse model
    Laura Toso
    Unit on Perinatal and Developmental Neurobiology, Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child and Human Development, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland 20852, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 112:1242-51. 2008
    ....
  11. doi request reprint Treatment with neuropeptides attenuates c-fos expression in a mouse model of fetal alcohol syndrome
    Maddalena Incerti
    Unit on Perinatal and Developmental Neurobiology, Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, National Institute of Health, Bethesda, Maryland 20892 0925, USA
    Am J Perinatol 27:743-8. 2010
    ..There was no difference in C-FOS expression in the cortex. Adult treatment with NAP + SAL restored the down-regulation of C-FOS expression in hippocampus attenuating the alcohol-induced alteration of the stress-signal pathway...
  12. pmc Prenatal treatment prevents learning deficit in Down syndrome model
    Maddalena Incerti
    Unit on Perinatal and Developmental Neurobiology, National Institute of Child and Human Development, Bethesda, Maryland, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 7:e50724. 2012
    ..These findings highlight a possibility for the prevention of sequelae in Down syndrome and suggest a potential pregnancy intervention that may improve outcome...
  13. ncbi request reprint Prevention of alcohol-induced learning deficits in fetal alcohol syndrome mediated through NMDA and GABA receptors
    Laura Toso
    Unit on Perinatal and Developmental Neurobiology, National Institute of Child and Human Development, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD 20892 0925, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 194:681-6. 2006
    ..Vasoactive intestinal peptide (VIP)-related peptides prevented the learning deficit in the offspring in a model for fetal alcohol syndrome. We evaluated whether the mechanism of the peptide protection included NR2B, NR2A, and GABAAalpha5...
  14. ncbi request reprint Inflammatory-mediated model of cerebral palsy with developmental sequelae
    Laura Toso
    Unit on Perinatal and Developmental Neurobiology, National Institute of Child and Human Development National Institute of Health, Bethesda, MD 20892 0925, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 193:933-41. 2005
    ..Our objective was to develop an inflammatory model for CP based on chronic lipopolysaccharide (LPS) exposure with a recognizable phenotype in offspring...
  15. ncbi request reprint Learning enhancement with neuropeptides
    Laura Toso
    Unit on Perinatal and Developmental Neurobiology, National Institute of Child Health and Development, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 194:1153-8; discussion 1158-9. 2006
    ..The current studies were undertaken to evaluate whether these peptides could enhance performance in a learning and memory paradigm when administered either prenatally or to aged mice...
  16. doi request reprint Prevention of the alcohol-induced changes in brain-derived neurotrophic factor expression using neuroprotective peptides in a model of fetal alcohol syndrome
    Maddalena Incerti
    Unit on Perinatal and Developmental Neurobiology, Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, National Institute of Health, Bethesda, MD, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 202:457.e1-4. 2010
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  17. ncbi request reprint Prenatal alcohol exposure alters GABA(A)alpha5 expression: a mechanism of alcohol-induced learning dysfunction
    Laura Toso
    Unit on Perinatal and Developmental Neurobiology, National Institute of Child and Human Development, National Institute of Health, Bethesda, MD 20892 0925, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 195:522-7. 2006
    ..We were interested to evaluate alcohol's effect on GABA(A)alpha5 expression to further understand alcohol-induced learning dysfunction...
  18. ncbi request reprint Neuroprotective peptides prevent some alcohol-induced alteration in gamma-aminobutyric acid A-beta3, which plays a role in cleft lip and palate and learning in fetal alcohol syndrome
    Laura Toso
    Unit on Perinatal and Developmental Neurobiology, National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 196:259.e1-5. 2007
    ..The gamma-aminobutyric acid A (GABA) receptor subunit GABAbeta3 plays a critical role for nervous system and palate development. Our objective was to determine whether the neuropeptides prevented alcohol-induced damage through GABAbeta3...
  19. pmc Understanding the mechanism of learning enhancement: NMDA and GABA receptor expression
    Laura Toso
    Unit on Perinatal and Developmental Neurobiology, National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 197:267.e1-4. 2007
    ..Our objective was to test whether NMDA and GABA receptors contribute to the learning enhancement that is induced by the peptides after adult administration...
  20. ncbi request reprint Novel peptides prevent alcohol-induced spatial learning deficits and proinflammatory cytokine release in a mouse model of fetal alcohol syndrome
    Joy Vink
    Unit on Perinatal and Developmental Neurobiology, National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 193:825-9. 2005
    ....
  21. pmc Absence of mitochondrial progesterone receptor polymorphisms in women with spontaneous preterm birth
    Tracy A Manuck
    Eunice Kennedy Shriver NICHD MFMU Network, Bethesda, MD, USA
    Reprod Sci 17:913-6. 2010
    ....
  22. doi request reprint Neuroprotective peptides influence cytokine and chemokine alterations in a model of fetal alcohol syndrome
    Robin Roberson
    Unit on Perinatal and Developmental Neurobiology, Division of Intramural Research, Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 207:499.e1-5. 2012
    ..We evaluated a panel of cytokines and chemokines to determine whether NAP plus SAL work through a cytokine/chemokine-mediated pathway in preventing these alterations...
  23. ncbi request reprint N-methyl-D-aspartate subunit expression during mouse development altered by in utero alcohol exposure
    Laura Toso
    NICHD, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD 20892 0925, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 193:1534-9. 2005
    ..To understand the mechanism of learning deficits in FAS, we evaluated NR2B and NR2A expression in embryonic and adult mice...
  24. ncbi request reprint Progesterone for prevention of recurrent preterm birth: impact of gestational age at previous delivery
    Catherine Y Spong
    National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, Bethesda, MD, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 193:1127-31. 2005
    ..We hypothesized that treatment with 17-OHP caproate is more effective in prolonging pregnancy depending on the gestational age of the earliest previous preterm birth (20-27.9, 28-33.9 vs 34-36.9 weeks)...
  25. pmc Altered expression of KIF17, a kinesin motor protein associated with NR2B trafficking, may mediate learning deficits in a Down syndrome mouse model
    Robin Roberson
    Unit on Perinatal and Developmental Neurobiology, National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD 20895, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 198:313.e1-4. 2008
    ..Down regulation of KIF17 reflects up-regulation of less plastic NR2A subunit. We evaluated NR2B, NR2A, and KIF17 in Ts65Dn and control mice...
  26. pmc Alterations in phosphorylated cyclic adenosine monophosphate response element of binding protein activity: a pathway for fetal alcohol syndrome-related neurotoxicity
    Robin Roberson
    Unit on Perinatal and Developmental Neurobiology, National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD 20895, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 200:193.e1-5. 2009
    ..In adult (FAS) mice, we measured phosphorylated cyclic adenosine monophosphate response element of binding protein (pCREB) staining in hippocampal subregions to evaluate a possible mechanism underlying FAS learning deficits...
  27. doi request reprint Prevention of learning deficit in a Down syndrome model
    Maddalena Incerti
    From the Unit on Perinatal and Developmental Neurobiology, Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, National Institute of Health, Bethesda, MD 20892 0925, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 117:354-61. 2011
    ..To evaluate whether peptides given to adult mice with Down syndrome prevent learning deficits, and to delineate the mechanisms behind the protective effect...
  28. ncbi request reprint Protective peptides that are orally active and mechanistically nonchiral
    Douglas E Brenneman
    Section of Developmental and Molecular Pharmacology, Laboratory of Developmental Neurobiology, National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, USA
    J Pharmacol Exp Ther 309:1190-7. 2004
    ..These studies suggest therapeutic potential for the combined administration of neuroprotective peptides that can act through a mechanism independent of chiral recognition...
  29. doi request reprint Cytokine and chemokine alterations in Down syndrome
    Robin Roberson
    Unit on Perinatal and Developmental Neurobiology, Division of Intramural Research, Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    Am J Perinatol 29:705-8. 2012
    ..The objective of this study was to evaluate if cytokines and chemokines in the hippocampus and cerebellum are altered in this model...
  30. pmc We don't know what we don't study: the case for research on medication effects in pregnancy
    Melissa A Parisi
    Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Branch, Center for Developmental Biology and Perinatal Medicine, Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, 6100 Executive Boulevard, Bethesda, MD 20892 7510, USA
    Am J Med Genet C Semin Med Genet 157:247-50. 2011
    ..Although this is a start, there is a critical need for further research on medications used during pregnancy, especially their effects on both the mother and her developing child...
  31. doi request reprint Pregnancy in women with physical disabilities
    Caroline Signore
    Pregnancy and Perinatology Branch, Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, National Institutes of Health, United States Department of Health and Human Services, Bethesda, Maryland 20892, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 117:935-47. 2011
    ..Many questions remain unanswered. Establishment of a systematic and comprehensive registry of pregnancy course and outcomes among women with physical disabilities is of high priority for addressing persistent gaps in knowledge...
  32. ncbi request reprint Complex array of cytokines released by vasoactive intestinal peptide
    Douglas E Brenneman
    Laboratory of Developmental Neurobiology, National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD, USA
    Neuropeptides 37:111-9. 2003
    ..In summary, subnanomolar concentrations of VIP released a complex array of cytokines from astrocytes that may contribute to the mitogenic and neurotrophic properties of this neuropeptide in the central nervous system...
  33. doi request reprint What is new in maternal-fetal medicine?: best articles from the past year
    Catherine Y Spong
    Pregnancy and Perinatology Branch, Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland 20892, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 119:168-70. 2012
    ..Spong discusses six recent publications, and each is concluded with a "bottom line" that is the take-home message. The complete reference for each can be found in Box 1 on this page, along with direct links to the abstracts...
  34. ncbi request reprint No phenotype associated with established lipopolysaccharide model for cerebral palsy
    Sarah H Poggi
    Unit on Perinatal and Developmental Neurobiology, National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 192:727-33. 2005
    ..To evaluate whether this histologic end point is associated with a CP phenotype, we reproduced a lipopolysaccharide (LPS) model for PVL, 1 and evaluated developmental, behavioral, and motor outcomes...
  35. ncbi request reprint Vasoactive intestinal peptide mRNA and immunoreactivity are decreased in fetal alcohol syndrome model
    Catherine Y Spong
    Section on Developmental and Molecular Pharmacology, Laboratory of Developmental Neurobiology, NICHD, NIH, Building 49, Room 5A 38, MSC 4480, 9000 Rockville Pike, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    Regul Pept 108:143-7. 2002
    ..This alcohol-induced loss of a recognized regulator of embryonic growth and differentiation may contribute to the sequelae of toxicity observed in fetal alcohol syndrome...
  36. doi request reprint Pregnancy outcomes in women with thyroid peroxidase antibodies
    Mina Abbassi-Ghanavati
    From the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas and the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, Bethesda, Maryland
    Obstet Gynecol 116:381-6. 2010
    ....
  37. ncbi request reprint The relationship of the factor V Leiden mutation and pregnancy outcomes for mother and fetus
    Donna Dizon-Townson
    National Institute of Child Health and Human Development Maternal Fetal Medicine Units Network, Bethesda, Maryland, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 106:517-24. 2005
    ....
  38. pmc Antenatal testing-a reevaluation: executive summary of a Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development workshop
    Caroline Signore
    Pregnancy and Perinatology Branch, Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, National Institutes of Health, United States Department of Health and Human Services, Bethesda, Maryland 20892, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 113:687-701. 2009
    ..Finally, a synthesis of recommendations for further research compiled from three breakout workgroups is presented...
  39. ncbi request reprint Differential expression of c-fos in a mouse model of fetal alcohol syndrome
    Sarah H Poggi
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Georgetown University Hospital, Washington, DC, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 189:786-9. 2003
    ..Our objective was to identify signal transduction pathways expressed in a model of FAS and to quantify expression of c-fos, a gene in the stress signal pathway...
  40. ncbi request reprint The role of activity-dependent neuroprotective protein in a mouse model of fetal alcohol syndrome
    Sarah H Poggi
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Georgetown University Hospital, Washington, DC, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 189:790-3. 2003
    ..Our objective was to characterize ADNP in this model to relate this protein to the mechanisms of damage and peptide neuroprotection...
  41. ncbi request reprint A neuroprotective peptide antagonizes fetal alcohol exposure-compromised brain growth
    Feng C Zhou
    Indiana University School of Medicine, Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology and Program in Medical Neurobiology, and IUPUI, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA
    J Mol Neurosci 24:189-99. 2004
    ....
  42. doi request reprint Previous preterm cesarean delivery and risk of subsequent uterine rupture
    Anthony C Sciscione
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Christiana Care Health System, Newark, Delaware 19713, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 111:648-53. 2008
    ..To determine if women with a history of a previous preterm cesarean delivery experienced an increased risk of subsequent uterine rupture compared with women who had a previous nonclassic term cesarean delivery...
  43. ncbi request reprint Risk of uterine rupture with a trial of labor in women with multiple and single prior cesarean delivery
    Mark B Landon
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 108:12-20. 2006
    ..To determine whether the risk for uterine rupture is increased in women attempting vaginal birth after multiple cesarean deliveries...
  44. ncbi request reprint Maternal and perinatal outcomes associated with a trial of labor after prior cesarean delivery
    Mark B Landon
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Ohio State University, College of Medicine and Public Health, Columbus 43210 1228, USA
    N Engl J Med 351:2581-9. 2004
    ..The absolute and relative risks associated with a trial of labor in women with a history of cesarean delivery, as compared with elective repeated cesarean delivery without labor, are uncertain...
  45. ncbi request reprint Association of obesity with pulmonary and nonpulmonary complications of pregnancy in asthmatic women
    Israel Hendler
    Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Hutzel Hospital Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan 48201, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 108:77-82. 2006
    ..To evaluate whether maternal obesity is associated with pulmonary and nonpulmonary pregnancy complications in asthmatic women...
  46. ncbi request reprint Lecithin/sphingomyelin ratio and lamellar body count. What values predict the presence of phosphatidylglycerol?
    Sarah H Poggi
    Departments of Obstetrics and Gynecology and of Pharmacology, Georgetown University Hospital, Washington, D C, USA
    J Reprod Med 48:330-4. 2003
    ..To assess which values of the lecithin/sphingomyelin (L/S) ratio and lamellar body count (LBC) optimally correspond to the presence of phosphatidylglycerol (PG)...
  47. doi request reprint Maternal-Fetal Medicine Units Network cesarean registry: impact of shift change on cesarean complications
    Jennifer L Bailit
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 198:173.e1-5. 2008
    ..This study was undertaken to evaluate the effect of change of shift for physicians and nurses on complications associated with cesarean delivery...
  48. doi request reprint Labor outcomes with increasing number of prior vaginal births after cesarean delivery
    Brian M Mercer
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Case Western Reserve University MetroHealth Medical Center, Cleveland, Ohio 44109 1989, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 111:285-91. 2008
    ..To estimate the success rates and risks of an attempted vaginal birth after cesarean delivery (VBAC) according to the number of prior successful VBACs...
  49. ncbi request reprint Cesarean delivery on maternal request: obstetrician-gynecologists' knowledge, perception, and practice patterns
    Barbara A Bettes
    Department of Research, The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, Washington, DC 20024, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 109:57-66. 2007
    ..To examine obstetrician-gynecologists' knowledge, opinions, and practice patterns related to cesarean delivery on maternal request...
  50. pmc A randomized, controlled trial of magnesium sulfate for the prevention of cerebral palsy
    Dwight J Rouse
    University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, USA
    N Engl J Med 359:895-905. 2008
    ..Research suggests that fetal exposure to magnesium sulfate before preterm birth might reduce the risk of cerebral palsy...
  51. pmc Prediction of uterine rupture associated with attempted vaginal birth after cesarean delivery
    William A Grobman
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 199:30.e1-5. 2008
    ..The purpose of this study was to develop a model that predicts individual-specific risk of uterine rupture during an attempted vaginal birth after cesarean delivery...
  52. ncbi request reprint Peptide antagonists of ethanol inhibition of l1-mediated cell-cell adhesion
    Michael F Wilkemeyer
    Department of Neurology, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    J Pharmacol Exp Ther 303:110-6. 2002
    ..These findings support the hypothesis that ethanol inhibition of L1 adhesion contributes to ethanol teratogenesis...
  53. pmc Cesarean delivery for the second twin
    James M Alexander
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas, 5323 Harry Hines Boulevard, Dallas, TX 75235 9032, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 112:748-52. 2008
    ..To examine maternal and infant outcomes after a vaginal delivery of twin A and a cesarean delivery of twin B, and to identify whether the second twin experienced increased short-term morbidity as part of a combined route of delivery...
  54. ncbi request reprint Recent developments in preventing recurrent preterm birth
    Catherine Y Spong
    Obstet Gynecol 101:1153-4. 2003
  55. ncbi request reprint Prevention of recurrent preterm delivery by 17 alpha-hydroxyprogesterone caproate
    Paul J Meis
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Wake Forest University, Winston Salem, NC 27157, USA
    N Engl J Med 348:2379-85. 2003
    ..The results of several small trials have suggested that 17 alpha-hydroxyprogesterone caproate (17P) may reduce the risk of preterm delivery...
  56. ncbi request reprint Differential expression of embryonic and maternal activity-dependent neuroprotective protein during mouse development
    Sarah H Poggi
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, 3PHC, Georgetown University Hospital, 3800 Reservoir Road, Washington, DC, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 187:973-6. 2002
    ..The objective of this study was to characterize ADNP in mouse embryonic tissues throughout development...
  57. ncbi request reprint Pregnancy outcomes for women with placenta previa in relation to the number of prior cesarean deliveries
    William A Grobman
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 110:1249-55. 2007
    ..To estimate the association between the number of prior cesarean deliveries and pregnancy outcomes among women with placenta previa...
  58. ncbi request reprint The National Institute of Child Health and Human Development Maternal-Fetal Medicine Units Network Beneficial Effects of Antenatal Repeated Steroids study: impact of repeated doses of antenatal corticosteroids on placental growth and histologic findings
    Joram Sawady
    Department of Pathology, Metro Health Medical Center, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 197:281.e1-8. 2007
    ..In utero exposure to repeated doses of antenatal corticosteroids (ACSs) has been shown to reduce fetal growth. Our goal was to evaluate whether weekly betamethasone (R-ACS) alters placental growth and histologic findings...
  59. ncbi request reprint Trial of labor or repeat cesarean delivery in women with morbid obesity and previous cesarean delivery
    Judith U Hibbard
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois 60612, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 108:125-33. 2006
    ....
  60. ncbi request reprint Does air travel affect pregnancy outcome?
    Mala Freeman
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Georgetown University Medical Center, 3800 Reservoir Road N W, Washington, D C 20007, USA
    Arch Gynecol Obstet 269:274-7. 2004
    ..Statistical analysis included Student's t-test, Mann-Whitney U test, chi square, Fisher's exact test where appropriate, and linear and logistic regression analysis, with p<0.05 considered significant...
  61. ncbi request reprint Decision-to-incision times and maternal and infant outcomes
    Steven L Bloom
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 108:6-11. 2006
    ....
  62. ncbi request reprint Maternal morbidity associated with multiple repeat cesarean deliveries
    Robert M Silver
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Utah School of Medicine, Salt Lake City, Utah 84132, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 107:1226-32. 2006
    ..Our objective was to estimate the magnitude of increased maternal morbidity associated with increasing number of cesarean deliveries...
  63. ncbi request reprint 2004 where do we go from here?--Summary of working group discussions on thyroid function and gestational outcomes
    Joseph G Hollowell
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Kansas Medical Center, Lawrence, KS 66049, USA
    Thyroid 15:72-6. 2005
    ..The group then identified research needs and gaps. The results of these discussions are outlined in the paper with recommended research strategies and public health action...
  64. ncbi request reprint Risk of third-trimester amniocentesis: a case-control study
    Jonathan G Hodor
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Georgetown University Hospital, 3800 Reservoir Road NW, 3PHC, Washington, DC 20007, USA
    Am J Perinatol 23:177-80. 2006
    ..Amniocentesis in the third trimester is not associated with increased risk of urgent delivery, placental abruption, PROM, Apgar score at 5 minutes < 7, or perinatal death within 48 hours of the procedure...
  65. ncbi request reprint Are women with recurrent spontaneous preterm births different from those without such history?
    Brian M Mercer
    Department of Reproductive Biology, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 194:1176-84; discussion 1184-5. 2006
    ....
  66. ncbi request reprint The Maternal-Fetal Medicine Unit cesarean registry: trial of labor with a twin gestation
    Michael W Varner
    Department of Obstetrics, University of Utah, Salt Lake City 84132, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 193:135-40. 2005
    ..The purpose of this study was to identify the success rates and risks in women with a twin pregnancy who attempt a trial of labor after cesarean delivery...
  67. ncbi request reprint Complications of anesthesia for cesarean delivery
    Steven L Bloom
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas 75390 9032, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 106:281-7. 2005
    ....
  68. ncbi request reprint The MFMU Cesarean Registry: uterine atony after primary cesarean delivery
    Dwight J Rouse
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Center for Research in Women s Health, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 193:1056-60. 2005
    ..The purpose of this study was to define independent risk factors for uterine atony after primary cesarean delivery, and to assess their overall association with atony in the study cohort...
  69. ncbi request reprint The MFMU Cesarean Registry: factors affecting the success of trial of labor after previous cesarean delivery
    Mark B Landon
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at The Ohio State University College of Medicine and Public Health, Columbus, OH 43210 1228, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 193:1016-23. 2005
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine which factors influence the likelihood of successful trial of labor (TOL) after 1 previous cesarean delivery (CD)...
  70. ncbi request reprint Single versus weekly courses of antenatal corticosteroids: evaluation of safety and efficacy
    Ronald J Wapner
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Drexel University College of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 195:633-42. 2006
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine if weekly corticosteroids improve neonatal outcome without undue harm...
  71. ncbi request reprint The MFMU Cesarean Registry: impact of time of day on cesarean complications
    Jennifer L Bailit
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 195:1132-7. 2006
    ..Studies suggest that sleep deprivation adversely affects performance. We hypothesized that cesarean delivery complications would be more frequent during the night shift (11 pm-7 am), and evaluated morbidities by delivery shift...
  72. ncbi request reprint Role of lamellar body count for the prediction of neonatal respiratory distress syndrome in non-diabetic pregnant women
    Alessandro Ghidini
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Georgetown University Hospital, 3PHC 3800 Reservoir Road, N W, Washington, DC 20007, USA
    Arch Gynecol Obstet 271:325-8. 2005
    ..Lamellar body count is a new and fast technique to establish the presence of fetal lung maturity. We have assessed the predictive ability of lamellar body count for neonatal respiratory distress syndrome (RDS) in a non-diabetic population...
  73. ncbi request reprint Fetal growth after preterm premature rupture of membranes: is it related to amniotic fluid volume?
    Shad H Deering
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Georgetown University Hospital, Washington, DC, USA
    J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med 20:397-400. 2007
    ..It is unknown whether impairment of fetal growth is mediated through external compression from decreased amniotic fluid volume or (an)other mechanism(s)...
  74. ncbi request reprint A trial of 17 alpha-hydroxyprogesterone caproate to prevent prematurity in twins
    Dwight J Rouse
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Center for Women s Reproductive Health, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham 35249 7333, USA
    N Engl J Med 357:454-61. 2007
    ..In singleton gestations, 17 alpha-hydroxyprogesterone caproate (17P) has been shown to reduce the rate of recurrent preterm birth. This study was undertaken to evaluate whether 17P would reduce the rate of preterm birth in twin gestations...
  75. ncbi request reprint The Maternal-Fetal Medicine Units cesarean registry: chorioamnionitis at term and its duration-relationship to outcomes
    Dwight J Rouse
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Center for Research in Women s Health, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 35249 7333, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 191:211-6. 2004
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate the relationship between chorioamnionitis and its duration to adverse maternal, fetal, and neonatal outcomes...
  76. ncbi request reprint Perioperative morbidity and mortality among human immunodeficiency virus infected women undergoing cesarean delivery
    Judette Louis
    Wayne State University, Detroit, MI, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 110:385-90. 2007
    ..To determine whether human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)-infected women have a higher rate of postcesarean morbidity and mortality compared with women without HIV infection...
  77. ncbi request reprint Perinatal significance of isolated maternal hypothyroxinemia identified in the first half of pregnancy
    Brian M Casey
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas 75390 9032, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 109:1129-35. 2007
    ..To establish pregnancy-specific free thyroxine thresholds and to assess perinatal effects associated with isolated maternal hypothyroxinemia identified in the first half of pregnancy...
  78. ncbi request reprint Comparison of maternal and infant outcomes from primary cesarean delivery during the second compared with first stage of labor
    James M Alexander
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas 75235 9032, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 109:917-21. 2007
    ..To compare maternal and neonatal outcomes when primary cesarean delivery is performed in the second stage of labor compared with the first stage...
  79. ncbi request reprint Fetal pulse oximetry and cesarean delivery
    Steven L Bloom
    University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX 75390, USA
    N Engl J Med 355:2195-202. 2006
    ..Knowledge of fetal oxygen saturation, as an adjunct to electronic fetal monitoring, may be associated with a significant change in the rate of cesarean deliveries or the infant's condition at birth...
  80. ncbi request reprint Blood transfusion and cesarean delivery
    Dwight J Rouse
    Department of Obstetrics, The University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama 35249 7333, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 108:891-7. 2006
    ..To evaluate risks for intraoperative or postoperative packed red blood cell transfusion in women who underwent cesarean delivery...
  81. ncbi request reprint The Maternal-Fetal Medicine Units Cesarean Registry: safety and efficacy of a trial of labor in preterm pregnancy after a prior cesarean delivery
    Celeste P Durnwald
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 195:1119-26. 2006
    ....
  82. ncbi request reprint Amniotic fluid index and birth weight: is there a relationship in diabetics with poor glycemic control?
    Joy Y Vink
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Georgetown University Hospital, Washington, DC 20007, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 195:848-50. 2006
    ..This study was undertaken to evaluate if the previously demonstrated relationship between macrosomia (> 4000 g) and polyhydramnios (> 25 cm) is linear across birth weights (BW) in diabetic patients with poor glycemic control...
  83. ncbi request reprint Antenatal magnesium treatment and neonatal illness severity as measured by the Score for Neonatal Acute Physiology (SNAP)
    Shad H Deering
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Georgetown University Hospital, Washington, DC, USA
    J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med 17:151-5. 2005
    ..To determine if antepartum administration of magnesium sulfate affects the Score for Neonatal Acute Physiology (SNAP)...