Cande Ananth

Summary

Affiliation: New Jersey
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi Epidemiologic approaches for studying recurrent pregnancy outcomes: challenges and implications for research
    Cande V Ananth
    Division of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences, UMDNJ Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, New Brunswick, NJ 08901 1977, USA
    Semin Perinatol 31:196-201. 2007
  2. ncbi Risk of infant mortality among twins in relation to placental abruption: contributions of preterm birth and restricted fetal growth
    Cande V Ananth
    Division of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, NJ 18907, USA
    Twin Res Hum Genet 8:524-31. 2005
  3. ncbi Trends in twin preterm birth subtypes in the United States, 1989 through 2000: impact on perinatal mortality
    Cande V Ananth
    Division of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, New Brunswick, NJ 08901 1977, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 193:1076-82. 2005
  4. ncbi Trends in preterm birth and perinatal mortality among singletons: United States, 1989 through 2000
    Cande V Ananth
    Division of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, UMDNJ Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, New Brunswick, New Jersey, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 105:1084-91. 2005
  5. ncbi Regression models for clustered binary responses: implications of ignoring the intracluster correlation in an analysis of perinatal mortality in twin gestations
    Cande V Ananth
    Section of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, New Brunswick, NJ 08901 1977, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 15:293-301. 2005
  6. ncbi Chronic hypertension and risk of placental abruption: is the association modified by ischemic placental disease?
    Cande V Ananth
    Division of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences, UMDNJ Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, New Brunswick, NJ 08901 1977, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 197:273.e1-7. 2007
  7. ncbi Placental abruption in the United States, 1979 through 2001: temporal trends and potential determinants
    Cande V Ananth
    Section of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital, New Brunswick, NJ 08901 1977, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 192:191-8. 2005
  8. ncbi Divergent trends in maternal cigarette smoking during pregnancy: United States 1990-99
    Cande V Ananth
    Section of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, New Brunkswick, NJ 08901 1977, USA
    Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol 19:19-26. 2005
  9. doi Trends in cesarean delivery at preterm gestation and association with perinatal mortality
    Cande V Ananth
    Division of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, New Brunswick, 08901 1977, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 204:505.e1-8. 2011
  10. pmc Stillbirths in the United States, 1981-2000: an age, period, and cohort analysis
    Cande V Ananth
    Division of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences, UMDNJ Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, New Brunswick, NJ 08901 1977, USA
    Am J Public Health 95:2213-7. 2005

Research Grants

  1. Epidemiologic Study of Placental Abruption
    Cande Ananth; Fiscal Year: 2002
  2. Epidemiologic Study of Placental Abruption
    Cande Ananth; Fiscal Year: 2003
  3. Epidemiologic Study of Placental Abruption
    Cande Ananth; Fiscal Year: 2004
  4. Epidemiologic Study of Placental Abruption
    Cande Ananth; Fiscal Year: 2005
  5. Epidemiologic Study of Placental Abruption
    Cande Ananth; Fiscal Year: 2006

Detail Information

Publications82

  1. ncbi Epidemiologic approaches for studying recurrent pregnancy outcomes: challenges and implications for research
    Cande V Ananth
    Division of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences, UMDNJ Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, New Brunswick, NJ 08901 1977, USA
    Semin Perinatol 31:196-201. 2007
    ..A review of available epidemiologic study designs is presented and the usefulness and applicability of each design for addressing specific etiologic questions as they relate to recurrence risks are contrasted...
  2. ncbi Risk of infant mortality among twins in relation to placental abruption: contributions of preterm birth and restricted fetal growth
    Cande V Ananth
    Division of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, NJ 18907, USA
    Twin Res Hum Genet 8:524-31. 2005
    ..The association between fetal growth and abruption is strongest among the severely growth-restricted babies, suggesting that the origins of placental abruption may develop in early pregnancy...
  3. ncbi Trends in twin preterm birth subtypes in the United States, 1989 through 2000: impact on perinatal mortality
    Cande V Ananth
    Division of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, New Brunswick, NJ 08901 1977, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 193:1076-82. 2005
    ..We further examined whether the changes in preterm birth subtypes were associated with trends in twin perinatal mortality...
  4. ncbi Trends in preterm birth and perinatal mortality among singletons: United States, 1989 through 2000
    Cande V Ananth
    Division of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, UMDNJ Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, New Brunswick, New Jersey, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 105:1084-91. 2005
    ..We examined trends in preterm birth among singletons following ruptured membranes, medical indications, and spontaneous preterm birth and evaluated the impact of these trends on perinatal mortality...
  5. ncbi Regression models for clustered binary responses: implications of ignoring the intracluster correlation in an analysis of perinatal mortality in twin gestations
    Cande V Ananth
    Section of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, New Brunswick, NJ 08901 1977, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 15:293-301. 2005
    ..This gives rise to correlated data, which must be taken into account during analysis to avoid erroneous statistical and biological inferences...
  6. ncbi Chronic hypertension and risk of placental abruption: is the association modified by ischemic placental disease?
    Cande V Ananth
    Division of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences, UMDNJ Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, New Brunswick, NJ 08901 1977, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 197:273.e1-7. 2007
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  7. ncbi Placental abruption in the United States, 1979 through 2001: temporal trends and potential determinants
    Cande V Ananth
    Section of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital, New Brunswick, NJ 08901 1977, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 192:191-8. 2005
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate temporal trends in abruption risk and to assess how much underlying changes in the clinical determinants may have affected these trends...
  8. ncbi Divergent trends in maternal cigarette smoking during pregnancy: United States 1990-99
    Cande V Ananth
    Section of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, New Brunkswick, NJ 08901 1977, USA
    Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol 19:19-26. 2005
    ..Such studies should not only consider cross-sectional trends, but also the divergent patterns by age and cohort among women of different race/ethnic groups and gravidity...
  9. doi Trends in cesarean delivery at preterm gestation and association with perinatal mortality
    Cande V Ananth
    Division of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, New Brunswick, 08901 1977, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 204:505.e1-8. 2011
    ..We sought to examine the extent to which a temporal increase in preterm cesarean delivery is associated with gestational age-specific changes in perinatal survival in preterm gestations...
  10. pmc Stillbirths in the United States, 1981-2000: an age, period, and cohort analysis
    Cande V Ananth
    Division of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences, UMDNJ Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, New Brunswick, NJ 08901 1977, USA
    Am J Public Health 95:2213-7. 2005
    ..We examined age, period, and cohort (APC) effects on temporal trends in stillbirths among Black and White women in the United States...
  11. ncbi Evidence of placental abruption as a chronic process: associations with vaginal bleeding early in pregnancy and placental lesions
    Cande V Ananth
    Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital, NJ 08901 1977, USA
    Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol 128:15-21. 2006
    ..Since enrolled pregnancies were managed without the biases created by modern perinatal surveillance and interventions, the natural history of disease in these data is ideal to study obstetrical complications such as placental abruption...
  12. pmc Polymorphisms in methionine synthase reductase and betaine-homocysteine S-methyltransferase genes: risk of placental abruption
    Cande V Ananth
    Division of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences, UMDNJ Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, New Brunswick, NJ 08901 1977, USA
    Mol Genet Metab 91:104-10. 2007
    ..We assessed whether polymorphisms in MTRR (66A-->G; I22M) and BHMT (742G-->A; R239Q) were associated with abruption. We further evaluated whether homocysteine levels differed between cases and controls for MTRR and BHMT genotypes...
  13. ncbi Epidemiology of preterm birth and its clinical subtypes
    Cande V Ananth
    Division of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, New Brunswick, NJ 08901 1977, USA
    J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med 19:773-82. 2006
    ..Further research is necessary in order to understand the mechanisms and etiology of preterm birth, thus leading to the possibility of effective preventive or therapeutic strategies...
  14. ncbi Maternal-fetal conditions necessitating a medical intervention resulting in preterm birth
    Cande V Ananth
    Division of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, New Brunswick, NJ 08901 1977, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 195:1557-63. 2006
    ..The objective of the study was to evaluate the extent to which maternal and fetal conditions necessitate medically indicated preterm birth...
  15. ncbi Influence of maternal smoking on placental abruption in successive pregnancies: a population-based prospective cohort study in Sweden
    Cande V Ananth
    Division of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, New Brunswick, NJ 08901, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 166:289-95. 2007
    ..The observation that the recurrence of abruption is substantially increased regardless of changes in smoking habits suggests that factors other than smoking may influence the recurrence of placental abruption...
  16. ncbi Recurrence of spontaneous versus medically indicated preterm birth
    Cande V Ananth
    Division of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Univeristy of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, New Brunswick, NJ 08901 1977, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 195:643-50. 2006
    ..We examined the recurrence of spontaneous and medically indicated preterm birth...
  17. ncbi Second international symposium on successive pregnancy outcomes: a decade of progress
    Cande V Ananth
    Division of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences, UMDNJ Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, New Brunswick, NJ 08901 1977, USA
    Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol 21:1-3. 2007
  18. ncbi Recurrence of ischemic placental disease
    Cande V Ananth
    Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences, UMDNJ Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, New Brunswick, New Jersey 08901 1977, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 110:128-33. 2007
    ..To test the hypothesis that the presence of preeclampsia, small for gestational age (SGA)-birth, and placental abruption in the first pregnancy confers increased risk in the second pregnancy...
  19. ncbi Placental abruption in term and preterm gestations: evidence for heterogeneity in clinical pathways
    Cande V Ananth
    Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital, New Brunswick 08901 1977, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 107:785-92. 2006
    ..To estimate the magnitude of associations of acute and chronic processes with abruption in preterm and term gestations...
  20. ncbi Modeling multivariate binary responses with multiple levels of nesting based on alternating logistic regressions: an application to caries aggregation
    C V Ananth
    Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, New Brunswick, NJ 08901, USA
    J Dent Res 83:776-81. 2004
    ..ALR is a convenient and useful regression technique for explicit modeling of the dependence structure, and may be applicable to other dental research problems involving clustered or nested responses...
  21. pmc Associations between 2 polymorphisms in the methylenetetrahydrofolate reductase gene and placental abruption
    Cande V Ananth
    Division of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences, UMDNJ Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, New Brunswick, NJ 08901 1977, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 197:385.e1-7. 2007
    ..Given the underlying thrombotic nature of abruption, we hypothesized that polymorphisms in the MTHFR gene are associated with abruption...
  22. ncbi Preterm premature rupture of membranes, intrauterine infection, and oligohydramnios: risk factors for placental abruption
    Cande V Ananth
    Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, New Brunswick, New Jersey, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 104:71-7. 2004
    ..To examine whether preterm premature rupture of membranes (PROM), intrauterine infection, and oligohydramnios are risk factors for placental abruption...
  23. pmc Reduced folate carrier 80A-->G polymorphism, plasma folate, and risk of placental abruption
    Cande V Ananth
    Division of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences, UMDNJ Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, 125 Paterson Street, New Brunswick, NJ 08901 1977, USA
    Hum Genet 124:137-45. 2008
    ..It is therefore not surprising that folate deficiency may be rare and that the RFC-1 c.80A-->G polymorphism is less biologically significant for placental abruption...
  24. doi A comparison of foetal and infant mortality in the United States and Canada
    Cande V Ananth
    Division of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences, UMDNJ Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, New Brunswick, New Jersey 08901 1977, USA
    Int J Epidemiol 38:480-9. 2009
    ..Infant mortality rates are higher in the United States than in Canada. We explored this difference by comparing gestational age distributions and gestational age-specific mortality rates in the two countries...
  25. doi Recurrence of fetal growth restriction in singleton and twin gestations
    Cande V Ananth
    Division of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences, UMDNJ Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, New Brunswick, New Jersey 08901 1977, USA
    J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med 22:654-61. 2009
    ..Although there is evidence of increased tendency of small for gestational age (SGA) births to recur, whether similar patterns of recurrence in twins among women that delivered a prior singleton SGA birth remains poorly studied...
  26. doi Distinguishing pathological from constitutional small for gestational age births in population-based studies
    Cande V Ananth
    Division of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences, UMDNJ Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, 125 Paterson Street, New Brunswick NJ 08901 1977, USA
    Early Hum Dev 85:653-8. 2009
    ..In contrast, since biologic variation in fetal size is not fully expressed in (early) preterm gestations, it is plausible that SGA in early preterm gestations would comprise a large proportion of growth restricted fetuses...
  27. doi Ischemic placental disease: maternal versus fetal clinical presentations by gestational age
    Cande V Ananth
    Division of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences, UMDNJ Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, New Brunswick, New Jersey 08901 1977, USA
    J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med 23:887-93. 2010
    ..Although the placenta is considered a fetal organ, these conditions can present clinically with either maternal or fetal manifestations, but their relationship to preterm births is largely unexplored...
  28. pmc Impact of pregnancy-induced hypertension on stillbirth and neonatal mortality
    Cande V Ananth
    Division of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences, UMDNJ Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, New Brunswick, NJ 08901 1977, USA
    Epidemiology 21:118-23. 2010
    ..We examined trends in stillbirth and neonatal mortality related to pregnancy-induced hypertension (PIH), and explored whether mortality varied by parity and maternal race...
  29. pmc The Normal anticoagulant system and risk of placental abruption: protein C, protein S and resistance to activated protein C
    Cande V Ananth
    Division of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, UMDNJ Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, New Brunswick, NJ 08901 1977, USA
    J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med 23:1377-83. 2010
    ..To examine the association between maternal thrombophilia associated with anticoagulation (proteins C and S and activated protein C resistance ratio, APCR) and risk of placental abruption...
  30. pmc Placental abruption and perinatal mortality with preterm delivery as a mediator: disentangling direct and indirect effects
    Cande V Ananth
    Division of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, 125 Paterson Street, New Brunswick, NJ 08901 1977, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 174:99-108. 2011
    ..Sensitivity analyses underscore that the qualitative conclusions of some mediated effects and substantial direct effects are reasonably robust to unmeasured confounding of a fairly considerable magnitude...
  31. doi Recurrence of preterm birth in twin pregnancies in the presence of a prior singleton preterm birth
    Cande V Ananth
    Division of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences, UMDNJ Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, New Brunswick, New Jersey 08901, USA
    J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med 21:289-95. 2008
    ..We examined recurrence of preterm birth in twin pregnancy in the presence of a previous singleton preterm pregnancy, and assessed if these recurrence risks differed for medically indicated and spontaneous preterm birth...
  32. ncbi Menstrual versus clinical estimate of gestational age dating in the United States: temporal trends and variability in indices of perinatal outcomes
    Cande V Ananth
    Division of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, New Brunswick, NJ 08901 1977, USA
    Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol 21:22-30. 2007
    ....
  33. doi Medically indicated preterm birth: recognizing the importance of the problem
    Cande V Ananth
    Division of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences, UMDNJ Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, New Brunswick, NJ 08901 1977, USA
    Clin Perinatol 35:53-67, viii. 2008
    ....
  34. ncbi Trends in twin neonatal mortality rates in the United States, 1989 through 1999: influence of birth registration and obstetric intervention
    Cande V Ananth
    Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, New Brunswick, NJ 08901 1977, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 190:1313-21. 2004
    ..We sought to evaluate the contributions of changes in birth registration, labor induction, and cesarean delivery on trends in twin neonatal mortality rates...
  35. ncbi Small-for-gestational-age births in the United States: an age-period-cohort analysis
    Cande V Ananth
    Section of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, New Jersey 08901 1977, USA
    Epidemiology 15:28-35. 2004
    ..Little is known as to how age, period, and birth cohort interact on trends in small births at term...
  36. ncbi Previous cesarean delivery and risks of placenta previa and placental abruption
    Darios Getahun
    Division of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, New Brunswick 08901 1977, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 107:771-8. 2006
    ..To examine the association between cesarean delivery and previa and abruption in subsequent pregnancies...
  37. ncbi Intrapartum fever at term: serum and histologic markers of inflammation
    John C Smulian
    Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey Robert Wood Johnson Medical School Saint Peter s University Hospital, New Brunswick, NJ, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 188:269-74. 2003
    ..Placentas were examined for histologic chorioamnionitis. Demographic and clinical data were collected and compared between cases and controls...
  38. ncbi Primary preeclampsia in the second pregnancy: effects of changes in prepregnancy body mass index between pregnancies
    Darios Getahun
    Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, New Brunswick, New Jersey, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 110:1319-25. 2007
    ..To examine the association between changes in prepregnancy body mass index (BMI) between a woman's first two pregnancies and incidence of preeclampsia in the second pregnancy...
  39. ncbi Birth weight discordancy and adverse perinatal outcomes among twin gestations in the United States: the effect of placental abruption
    Cande V Ananth
    Section of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School Saint Peter s University Hospital, New Brunswick, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 188:954-60. 2003
    ..We evaluated whether the relationship between birth weight discordancy of twins and stillbirth, neonatal deaths, and preterm births was modified by the presence of abruption...
  40. ncbi The impact of prenatal care on neonatal deaths in the presence and absence of antenatal high-risk conditions
    Anthony M Vintzileos
    Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey Robert Wood Johnson Medical School Saint Peter s University Hospital, New Brunswick, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 186:1011-6. 2002
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine the association between prenatal care in the United States and the neonatal death rate in the presence and absence of antenatal high-risk conditions...
  41. ncbi Placenta previa in singleton and twin births in the United States, 1989 through 1998: a comparison of risk factor profiles and associated conditions
    Cande V Ananth
    Section of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey Robert Wood Johnson Medical School Saint Peter s University Hospital, New Brunswick, NJ, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 188:275-81. 2003
    ..The purpose of this study was to compare risk factor profiles for placenta previa between singleton and twin live births...
  42. ncbi Fetal transcerebellar diameter measurement for prediction of gestational age in twins
    Martin R Chavez
    Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences, UMDNJ Robert Wood Johnson Medical School Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital, New Brunswick, NJ, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 195:1596-600. 2006
    ..We further evaluated whether the prediction of GA in twin gestations using the singleton TCD nomogram differs between monochorionic and dichorionic twins...
  43. ncbi The impact of prenatal care on preterm births among twin gestations in the United States, 1989-2000
    Anthony M Vintzileos
    Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital, New Brunswick, NJ, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 189:818-23. 2003
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine the association between prenatal care and preterm births among twin gestations in the presence and absence of high-risk pregnancy conditions...
  44. ncbi Is the association of maternal smoking and pregnancy-induced hypertension dependent on fetal growth?
    Morgan R Peltier
    Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences, University of Medicine and Dentistry New Jersey Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, New Brunswick, NJ 08901, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 196:532.e1-6. 2007
    ..The risk of pregnancy-induced hypertension (PIH) is decreased by smoking, but the mechanisms remain unclear. Our objective was to determine whether this association is dependent on decreased fetal growth...
  45. ncbi Perinatal mortality in first- and second-born twins in the United States
    Wendy Sheay
    Division of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, New Brunswick, New Jersey 08901, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 103:63-70. 2004
    ..To evaluate the prevailing mortality paradox that second-born twins are at higher risk of perinatal mortality than first-born twins...
  46. ncbi Histologic evidence of inflammation and risk of placental abruption
    Carl A Nath
    Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, New Brunswick, NJ 08901, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 197:319.e1-6. 2007
    ..The objective of the study was to determine whether placental abruption is associated with an increased incidence of histologic chorioamnionitis among singleton gestations and whether this association is dependent on its severity...
  47. ncbi The influence of mode of delivery on twin neonatal mortality in the US: variance by birth weight discordance
    Eftichia V Kontopoulos
    Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Roberto Wood Johnson University Hospital Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, New Brunswick, NJ, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 192:252-6. 2005
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine if neonatal mortality rates (NMR) based on birth weight discordance (BWD) differ based on mode of delivery...
  48. ncbi Changes in prepregnancy body mass index between the first and second pregnancies and risk of large-for-gestational-age birth
    Darios Getahun
    Division of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences, University of Medicine and Dentistry New Jersey Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, New Brunswick, NJ 08901 1977, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 196:530.e1-8. 2007
    ..The objective of our study was to determine whether changes in prepregnancy body mass index (BMI) between the first 2 pregnancies is associated with increased risk for large-for-gestational-age (LGA) birth in the second pregnancy...
  49. ncbi Fetal transcerebellar diameter measurement for prediction of gestational age at the extremes of fetal growth
    Martin R Chavez
    Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, 125 Paterson St, New Brunswick, NJ 08901 1977 USA
    J Ultrasound Med 26:1167-71; quiz 1173-4. 2007
    ....
  50. ncbi Primiparity: an 'intermediate' risk group for spontaneous and medically indicated preterm birth
    Cande V Ananth
    Division of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences, UMDNJ Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, New Brunswick, New Jersey 08901 1977, USA
    J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med 20:605-11. 2007
    ..Most women in their first pregnancy are at 'unknown' risk for preterm birth. We hypothesized that such women may be at an increased risk for preterm birth in comparison to those with a prior term birth...
  51. ncbi Acute and chronic respiratory diseases in pregnancy: associations with spontaneous premature rupture of membranes
    Darios Getahun
    Division of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences, UMDNJ Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, NJ 08901, USA
    J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med 20:669-75. 2007
    ..To examine whether acute and chronic respiratory diseases are associated with an increased risk of spontaneous premature rupture of the membranes (PROM)...
  52. ncbi Changes in prepregnancy body mass index between pregnancies and risk of primary cesarean delivery
    Darios Getahun
    Division of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, New Brunswick, NJ 08901 1977, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 197:376.e1-7. 2007
    ..The objective of the study was to examine whether the risk and indications for primary cesarean in the second pregnancy are influenced by changes in prepregnancy body mass index (BMI) between pregnancies...
  53. ncbi Risk factors for antepartum and intrapartum stillbirth: a population-based study
    Darios Getahun
    Division of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences, UMDNJ Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, New Brunswick, NJ 08901 1977, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 196:499-507. 2007
    ..Knowledge on timing of stillbirth specific risk factors may help clinicians in decreasing antepartum and intrapartum stillbirth risks through monitoring and timely intervention...
  54. ncbi Variations in cervical IL-10 and IL-8 concentrations throughout gestation in normal pregnancies
    Myriam Mondestin-Sorrentino
    Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, Jersey Shore University Medical Center, Neptune, NJ, USA
    Am J Reprod Immunol 57:482-7. 2007
    ..Data regarding cervical interleukin 18 (IL-8) and IL-10 concentrations during pregnancy is limited...
  55. ncbi Trends in fetal growth among singleton gestations in the United States and Canada, 1985 through 1998
    Cande V Ananth
    Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences, UMDNJ Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, New Brunswick 08901, USA
    Semin Perinatol 26:260-7. 2002
    ..These findings suggest that US and Canadian babies are getting bigger. The role of preterm obstetrical induction and preterm cesarean delivery are likely to have influenced these trends...
  56. ncbi The impact of prenatal care on postneonatal deaths in the presence and absence of antenatal high-risk conditions
    Anthony Vintzileos
    Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey Robert Wood Johnson Medical School St Peter s University Hospital, New Brunswick, NJ, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 187:1258-62. 2002
    ..This study was undertaken to determine the association, if any, between prenatal care and postneonatal death in the presence and absence of high-risk pregnancy conditions...
  57. ncbi Fetal deaths in the United States. Influence of high-risk conditions and implications for management
    John C Smulian
    Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Brunswick 08903, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 100:1183-9. 2002
    ..To estimate the effect of specific maternal-fetal high-risk conditions on the risk and timing of fetal death...
  58. pmc Small-for-gestational-age births among black and white women: temporal trends in the United States
    Cande V Ananth
    Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School Saint Peter s University Hospital, New Brunswick 08901 1977, USA
    Am J Public Health 93:577-9. 2003
  59. ncbi Prenatal care and black-white fetal death disparity in the United States: heterogeneity by high-risk conditions
    Anthony M Vintzileos
    Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, UMDNJ Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, St Peter s University Hospital, New Brunswick, New Jersey 08903 0591, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 99:483-9. 2002
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  60. ncbi Twin deliveries in the United States over three decades: an age-period-cohort analysis
    John C Smulian
    Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey Robert Wood Johnson Medical School Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital, New Brunswick, New Jersey 08901 1977, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 104:278-85. 2004
    ..Therefore, this study was designed to estimate the influences of maternal age, period (year) of delivery, and maternal-birth-year cohort on trends in rates of twin deliveries...
  61. ncbi Noninvasive ultrasound assessment of maternal vascular reactivity during pregnancy: a longitudinal study
    Wendy L Kinzler
    Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, New Brunswick, New Jersey 08901 177, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 104:362-6. 2004
    ..To estimate the pattern of maternal vascular reactivity in normal and high-risk pregnancies using postocclusion brachial artery diameter...
  62. ncbi Delayed interval delivery in twin pregnancies in the United States: Impact on perinatal mortality and morbidity
    Yinka Oyelese
    Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital, New Brunswick, NJ, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 192:439-44. 2005
    ..To estimate the incidence of delayed interval delivery in twin pregnancies in the United States and evaluate the impact of delayed delivery on perinatal outcomes...
  63. ncbi Is race a determinant of stillbirth recurrence?
    Puza P Sharma
    Department of Epidemiology, UMDNJ School of Public Health, Division of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, New Brunswick, NJ 08901, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 107:391-7. 2006
    ..It is also uncertain whether race is a determinant of stillbirth recurrence given that the risk of stillbirth varies across racial and ethnic populations...
  64. ncbi Temporal changes in rates of stillbirth, neonatal and infant mortality among triplet gestations in the United States
    Darios Getahun
    Division of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences, UMDNJ Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, New Brunswick, NJ 08901 1977, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 195:1506-11. 2006
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine temporal changes in stillbirth, neonatal and infant mortality rates among triplet births in the US, and to assess the contributions of triplet delivery at < 34 weeks to these changes...
  65. ncbi Acute and chronic respiratory diseases in pregnancy: associations with placental abruption
    Darios Getahun
    Division of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, UMDNJ Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, New Brunswick, NJ 08901 1977, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 195:1180-4. 2006
    ..This study was undertaken to examine the associations between maternal respiratory diseases and placental abruption...
  66. ncbi Adverse perinatal outcomes among interracial couples in the United States
    Darios Getahun
    Division of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, New Brunswick, 08901, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 106:81-8. 2005
    ..We examined the association between parental race and stillbirth and adverse perinatal and infant outcomes...
  67. doi Evaluating pelvic examination training: does faculty involvement make a difference? A randomized controlled trial
    Archana Pradhan
    Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences, UMDJ Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, New Brunswick, New Jersey 08901, USA
    Teach Learn Med 22:293-7. 2010
    ..The use of gynecological teaching associates to teach pelvic exam skills to medical students is an example of an education intervention that deserves thorough evaluation...
  68. ncbi Fetal and neonatal mortality among twin gestations in the United States: the role of intrapair birth weight discordance
    Kitaw Demissie
    Division of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Piscataway 08854, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 100:474-80. 2002
    ..To examine the association of intrapair birth weight discordance with fetal and neonatal mortality...
  69. ncbi Obstetrician preferences for prenatal strategies to reduce early-onset group B streptococcal infection in neonates: a population-based survey
    Anna Petrova
    Division of Neonatology, Department of Pediatrics, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, New Brunswick, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 187:709-14. 2002
    ..In light of a recent proposal to legislate group B streptococcal prevention strategies in New Jersey, this study examined obstetrician preferences and practices toward group B streptococcal prevention strategies in neonates...
  70. ncbi Parental age difference and adverse perinatal outcomes in the United States
    Wendy L Kinzler
    Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences, UMDNJ Robert Wood Johnson Medical School Saint Peter s University Hospital, New Brunswick, NJ 08903 0591, USA
    Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol 16:320-7. 2002
    ..This demonstrates that race and maternal age both contribute to the effects of parental age difference on adverse perinatal outcomes...
  71. ncbi Placental cord insertion and birth weight discordancy in twin gestations
    Maryellen L Hanley
    Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Services, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, St Peter s University Hospital, New Brunswick, New Jersey 08903 0591, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 99:477-82. 2002
    ..To evaluate whether abnormal umbilical cord insertion (UCI) into the placenta is a risk factor for birth weight discordancy in twin gestations...
  72. ncbi The influence of an audience response system on knowledge retention: an application to resident education
    Archana Pradhan
    Division of General Obstetrics and Gynecology, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences, UMDNJ Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, New Brunswick, NJ 08901 1977, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 193:1827-30. 2005
    ....
  73. ncbi Isolated choroid plexus cyst in low-risk women less than 35 years old
    Kafui Demasio
    Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, New Brunswick, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 187:1246-9. 2002
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine the incidence of trisomy 18 in women who are <35 years old and who have sonographically detected isolated choroid plexus cyst...
  74. ncbi Risk of stillbirth in relation to maternal haemoglobin concentration during pregnancy
    Kay M Tomashek
    Maternal and Infant Health Branch, Division of Reproductive Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 4770 Buford Hwy, NE, Atlanta, GA 30341 3717, USA
    Matern Child Nutr 2:19-28. 2006
    ..4; 95% CI: 1.02, 19.01). Moderate anaemia was not associated with stillbirths among black women. Further investigation regarding causal mechanisms for this association is warranted...
  75. ncbi Reconciling the high rates of preterm and postterm birth in the United States
    K S Joseph
    Perinatal Epidemiology Research Unit, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology and Pediatrics, Dalhousie University and the IWK Health Centre, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
    Obstet Gynecol 109:813-22. 2007
    ..We attempted to explain these differences based on differences in the method of gestational age estimation...
  76. ncbi A proportional hazards model with time-dependent covariates and time-varying effects for analysis of fetal and infant death
    Robert W Platt
    Department of Pediatrics, Faculty of Medicine, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Am J Epidemiol 160:199-206. 2004
    ..Modeling post-LMP mortality eliminates the crossover paradox for race and maternal smoking in a single statistical model...
  77. ncbi Infant mortality among singletons and twins in the United States during 2 decades: effects of maternal age
    Dawn P Misra
    Department of Health Behavior and Health Education, University of Michigan School of Public Health, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109, USA
    Pediatrics 110:1163-8. 2002
    ..The objective of this study was to characterize the relationship between maternal age and infant mortality in singleton and twin births in the United States...
  78. ncbi The impact of prenatal care in the United States on preterm births in the presence and absence of antenatal high-risk conditions
    Anthony M Vintzileos
    Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey Robert Wood Johnson Medical School St Peter s University Hospital, NewBrunswick, NJ, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 187:1254-7. 2002
    ..This study was undertaken to determine the association between prenatal care in the United States and preterm birth rate in the presence, as well as absence, of high-risk pregnancy conditions for African American and white women...
  79. ncbi US Black vs White disparities in foetal growth: physiological or pathological?
    Michael S Kramer
    Department of Pediatrics, McGill University Faculty of Medicine, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Int J Epidemiol 35:1187-95. 2006
    ..Birthweight for gestational age is lower in US Black infants than in US White infants. It is unknown, however, whether this difference is 'normal' (i.e. physiological) or reflects pathological foetal growth restriction...
  80. ncbi Characterizing risk profiles of infants who are delivered at late preterm gestations: does it matter?
    Cande V Ananth
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 199:329-31. 2008
  81. doi Gestational diabetes in the United States: temporal trends 1989 through 2004
    Darios Getahun
    Department of Research and Evaluation, Kaiser Permanente Southern California, Pasadena, CA 91101, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 198:525.e1-5. 2008
    ..The objective of the study was to characterize trends in gestational diabetes (GDM) by maternal age, race, and geographic region in the United States...

Research Grants5

  1. Epidemiologic Study of Placental Abruption
    Cande Ananth; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..It will also add substantial new evidence for associations of several genetic thrombophilias and abruption risk. ..
  2. Epidemiologic Study of Placental Abruption
    Cande Ananth; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..It will also add substantial new evidence for associations of several genetic thrombophilias and abruption risk. ..
  3. Epidemiologic Study of Placental Abruption
    Cande Ananth; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..It will also add substantial new evidence for associations of several genetic thrombophilias and abruption risk. ..
  4. Epidemiologic Study of Placental Abruption
    Cande Ananth; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..It will also add substantial new evidence for associations of several genetic thrombophilias and abruption risk. ..
  5. Epidemiologic Study of Placental Abruption
    Cande Ananth; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..It will also add substantial new evidence for associations of several genetic thrombophilias and abruption risk. ..