W A Grobman

Summary

Affiliation: Northwestern University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Shoulder dystocia: Simulation and a team-centered protocol
    William A Grobman
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL Center for Healthcare Studies, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL Electronic address
    Semin Perinatol 38:205-9. 2014
  2. doi request reprint Shoulder dystocia
    William Grobman
    Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Obstet Gynecol Clin North Am 40:59-67. 2013
  3. doi request reprint Predictors of induction success
    William A Grobman
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Semin Perinatol 36:344-7. 2012
  4. doi request reprint Obstetric patient safety: an overview
    William A Grobman
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Am J Perinatol 29:3-6. 2012
  5. 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
  6. ncbi request reprint Elective induction: When? Ever?
    William A Grobman
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Northwestern University Medical School, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Clin Obstet Gynecol 50:537-46. 2007
  7. ncbi request reprint Development of a nomogram for prediction of vaginal birth after cesarean delivery
    William A Grobman
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois 60611, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 109:806-12. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint Factors associated with the length of the latent phase during labor induction
    William A Grobman
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Northwestern University Medical School, 333 East Superior Street, Suite 410, Chicago, IL 60611, United States
    Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol 132:163-6. 2007
  9. ncbi request reprint Are the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality obstetric trauma indicators valid measures of hospital safety?
    William A Grobman
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 195:868-74. 2006
  10. 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

Detail Information

Publications78

  1. ncbi request reprint Shoulder dystocia: Simulation and a team-centered protocol
    William A Grobman
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL Center for Healthcare Studies, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL Electronic address
    Semin Perinatol 38:205-9. 2014
    ..There is also some evidence, albeit limited, that such techniques may be used to improve shoulder dystocia outcomes. ..
  2. doi request reprint Shoulder dystocia
    William Grobman
    Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Obstet Gynecol Clin North Am 40:59-67. 2013
    ..Consequently, optimal management of shoulder dystocia requires appropriate management at the time it occurs. Multiple investigators have attempted to enhance care of shoulder dystocia by utilizing protocols and simulation training...
  3. doi request reprint Predictors of induction success
    William A Grobman
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Semin Perinatol 36:344-7. 2012
    ..This review summarizes the data that link elective labor induction and cesarean delivery, as well as the factors (or lack thereof) that may be used to better understand which women who are induced ultimately have a vaginal delivery...
  4. doi request reprint Obstetric patient safety: an overview
    William A Grobman
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Am J Perinatol 29:3-6. 2012
    ....
  5. 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...
  6. ncbi request reprint Elective induction: When? Ever?
    William A Grobman
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Northwestern University Medical School, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Clin Obstet Gynecol 50:537-46. 2007
    ..This article will assess whether elective inductions are associated with changes in pregnancy outcomes, and evaluate how these associations are influenced by parity and cervical ripeness...
  7. ncbi request reprint Development of a nomogram for prediction of vaginal birth after cesarean delivery
    William A Grobman
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois 60611, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 109:806-12. 2007
    ..To develop a model based on factors available at the first prenatal visit that predicts chance of successful vaginal birth after cesarean delivery (VBAC) for individual patients who undergo a trial of labor...
  8. ncbi request reprint Factors associated with the length of the latent phase during labor induction
    William A Grobman
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Northwestern University Medical School, 333 East Superior Street, Suite 410, Chicago, IL 60611, United States
    Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol 132:163-6. 2007
    ..To evaluate the factors that are associated with the length of the latent phase during labor induction in nulliparous women...
  9. ncbi request reprint Are the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality obstetric trauma indicators valid measures of hospital safety?
    William A Grobman
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 195:868-74. 2006
    ....
  10. 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...
  11. doi request reprint Predicting outcome after emergent cerclage using classification tree analysis
    William A Grobman
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Feinberg Medical School, Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Am J Perinatol 25:443-8. 2008
    ..CTA can be used to construct a predictive model for outcome after emergent cerclage that may be informative for both patients and physicians...
  12. doi request reprint The association between chorionic villus sampling and preeclampsia
    William A Grobman
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL, USA
    Prenat Diagn 29:800-3. 2009
    ..To determine whether an association exists between prenatal diagnostic procedures and preeclampsia...
  13. pmc Does information available at admission for delivery improve prediction of vaginal birth after cesarean?
    William A Grobman
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Am J Perinatol 26:693-701. 2009
    ..A prediction model for VBAC success, which incorporates factors that can be ascertained only as the pregnancy progresses, adds to the predictive accuracy of a model that uses only factors available at a first prenatal visit...
  14. pmc Providing advice to parents for women at acutely high risk of periviable delivery
    William A Grobman
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Northwestern University Medical School, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 115:904-9. 2010
    ..To better understand preferred approaches that health care professionals could use when caring for parents who are at risk of giving birth to an extremely premature infant...
  15. doi request reprint Rates and prediction of successful vaginal birth after cesarean
    William A Grobman
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Northwestern University Medical School, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Semin Perinatol 34:244-8. 2010
    ..This review summarizes the different characteristics that have been prominently associated with successful VBAC as well as the different attempts that have been made to develop accurate prediction models for successful VBAC...
  16. doi request reprint Perspectives on communication in labor and delivery: a focus group analysis
    W A Grobman
    Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    J Perinatol 31:240-5. 2011
    ..The objective of this study was to elicit and explore perceptions of barriers to optimal communication among clinicians on a labor and delivery unit, and to use this information to select and design approaches to improve communication...
  17. doi request reprint Development and implementation of a team-centered shoulder dystocia protocol
    William A Grobman
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL, USA
    Simul Healthc 5:199-203. 2010
    ..To develop and evaluate a team-centered shoulder dystocia protocol...
  18. ncbi request reprint Decision analysis in obstetrics and gynecology
    William A Grobman
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Northwestern University Medical School, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Obstet Gynecol Surv 61:602-7. 2006
    ..This review will detail the circumstances under which decision analysis is most appropriate to use and the conceptual approach to the development of a decision model...
  19. ncbi request reprint The association of echogenic fetal lungs with trisomy 21
    William A Grobman
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Section of Maternal Fetal Medicine and Reproductive Genetics, Northwestern University Medical School, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Prenat Diagn 25:225-8. 2005
    ..To evaluate the association between echogenic appearing lungs on ultrasonographic examination of the fetus and aneuploidy...
  20. ncbi request reprint Preference assessment of prenatal diagnosis for Down syndrome: is 35 years a rational cutoff?
    W A Grobman
    Sections of Maternal Fetal Medicine and Reproductive Genetics, Northwestern University Medical School Institute for Social Research and Health Policy Studies, Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Prenat Diagn 22:1195-200. 2002
    ..To compare the perceptions of miscarriage and birth of a child with Down syndrome among pregnant women and to evaluate the implications of these preferences for the traditional 35-year old maternal age risk boundary...
  21. ncbi request reprint Patient perceptions of multiple gestations: an assessment of knowledge and risk aversion
    W A Grobman
    Sections of Maternal Fetal Medicine and Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Northwestern University Medical School, Chicago, IL, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 185:920-4. 2001
    ..To determine whether knowledge of the increased risk of certain pregnancy complications affects a woman's desire to achieve a multifetal gestation...
  22. pmc The change in the rate of vaginal birth after caesarean section
    William A Grobman
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Northwestern University, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol 25:37-43. 2011
    ....
  23. doi request reprint Outcomes associated with introduction of a shoulder dystocia protocol
    William A Grobman
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern Medical School, Chicago, IL, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 205:513-7. 2011
    ..001), and brachial plexus palsy that was diagnosed at delivery (10.1% to 4.0% to 2.6%; P = .03) and at neonatal discharge (7.6% to 3.0% to 1.3%; P = .04) declined...
  24. doi request reprint Validation of the prediction model for success of vaginal birth after cesarean delivery
    Maged M Costantine
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 114:1029-33. 2009
    ..To validate a previously developed vaginal birth after cesarean (VBAC) prediction model using a patient cohort different than that from which it was derived...
  25. ncbi request reprint Indomethacin tocolysis and intraventricular hemorrhage
    R D Suarez
    Section of Maternal-Fetal Medicine and the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Northwestern Memorial Hospital and Evanston Hospital, Northwestern University Medical School, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 97:921-5. 2001
    ..0, 95% confidence interval 0.8, 4.8), was not significantly associated with intraventricular hemorrhage. CONCLUSION: Indomethacin tocolysis is not associated with an increased risk of intraventricular hemorrhage...
  26. ncbi request reprint Infertility patients and their partners: differences in the desire for twin gestations
    S K Kalra
    Section of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Northwestern University Medical School, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 102:152-5. 2003
    ..To explore how the individuals within an infertile couple differ from one another in their attitudes toward the conception of twin gestations...
  27. ncbi request reprint Risk factors for cesarean delivery in twin gestations near term
    W A Grobman
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Northwestern Memorial Hospital, Northwestern University Medical School, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 92:940-4. 1998
    ..We evaluated the risk factors associated with cesarean delivery in laboring twin gestations at least 36 completed weeks...
  28. ncbi request reprint Health literacy and patient understanding of screening tests for aneuploidy and neural tube defects
    Regina N Cho
    Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Chicago, IL, USA
    Prenat Diagn 27:463-7. 2007
    ..To determine if health literacy is associated with patient understanding of prenatal screening tests for fetal aneuploidy and neural tube defects...
  29. ncbi request reprint Indomethacin tocolysis and risk of necrotizing enterocolitis
    B V Parilla
    Section of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Northwestern University Medical School, Northwestern Memorial Hospital, Chicago, IL, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 96:120-3. 2000
    ..To investigate the possible association of indomethacin tocolysis with neonatal necrotizing enterocolitis...
  30. ncbi request reprint Does fetal fibronectin use in the diagnosis of preterm labor affect physician behavior and health care costs? A randomized trial
    W A Grobman
    Section of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Northwestern University Medical School and the Institute for Social Research and Health Policy Studies, Chicago, IL, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 191:235-40. 2004
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine whether a knowledge of fetal fibronectin results affects patient treatment and health care costs...
  31. ncbi request reprint Factors associated with success of emergent second-trimester cerclage
    Mary Faith C Terkildsen
    Sections of Maternal Fetal Medicine and Pediatrics, Northwestern University Medical School, Northwestern University, 333 East Superior Street, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 101:565-9. 2003
    ..To assess the factors associated with delivery greater than or equal to 28 weeks' gestation after placement of an emergent cerclage in women with singleton gestations...
  32. ncbi request reprint Routine hepatitis C virus screening in pregnancy: a cost-effectiveness analysis
    Beth A Plunkett
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 192:1153-61. 2005
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine whether routine hepatitis C virus screening in pregnancy is cost-effective...
  33. ncbi request reprint Cost-effectiveness of elective cesarean delivery after one prior low transverse cesarean
    W A Grobman
    Section of Maternal Fetal Medicine and Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Northwestern Memorial Hospital, Northwestern University Medical School, Chicago, Illinois 60640, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 95:745-51. 2000
    ..This analysis was undertaken to better understand the costs and health consequences of a trial of labor after cesarean when compared with a policy of routine elective repeat cesarean delivery...
  34. ncbi request reprint Mid-trimester dilation and evacuation with laminaria does not increase the risk for severe subsequent pregnancy complications
    J E Jackson
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL, USA
    Int J Gynaecol Obstet 96:12-5. 2007
    ..To evaluate subsequent pregnancy outcomes in women with a previous mid-trimester (12-24 weeks) pregnancy termination by dilation and evacuation (D&E) as compared to women without a previous D&E...
  35. doi request reprint Racial disparities in term induction of labor rates in Illinois
    Karna Murthy
    Department of Pediatrics, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois 60614, USA
    Med Care 46:900-4. 2008
    ..To determine whether the increase in the rate of labor induction at term is significantly different among women of different races...
  36. doi request reprint Sleep disturbances in pregnancy
    Francesca L Facco
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology and Department of Neurology, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 115:77-83. 2010
    ..To estimate the prevalence and patterns of sleep disturbances during pregnancy among healthy nulliparous women...
  37. pmc Can a prediction model for vaginal birth after cesarean also predict the probability of morbidity related to a trial of labor?
    William A Grobman
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Northwestern University, Chicago, IL, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 200:56.e1-6. 2009
    ..The objective of the study was to determine whether a model for predicting vaginal birth after cesarean (VBAC) can also predict the probabilty of morbidity associated with a trial of labor (TOL)...
  38. doi request reprint Are women who have had a preterm singleton delivery at increased risk of preterm birth in a subsequent twin pregnancy?
    Francesca L Facco
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Am J Perinatol 25:657-9. 2008
    ..3, 95% confidence interval 1.3 to 8.7). We concluded that preterm birth of a singleton is associated with an increased risk of preterm delivery in a subsequent twin gestation...
  39. pmc Self-reported short sleep duration and frequent snoring in pregnancy: impact on glucose metabolism
    Francesca L Facco
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 203:142.e1-5. 2010
    ..We sought to evaluate the impact of short sleep duration (SSD) and frequent snoring (FS) on glucose metabolism during pregnancy...
  40. doi request reprint Obstetricians' rising liability insurance premiums and inductions at late preterm gestations
    Karna Murthy
    Department of Pediatrics, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Med Care 47:425-30. 2009
    ..To estimate the association between professional liability insurance premiums for obstetricians and late preterm induction (LPI) rates...
  41. ncbi request reprint The interval between a single course of antenatal steroids and delivery and its association with neonatal outcomes
    Alan M Peaceman
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 193:1165-9. 2005
    ..This study was undertaken to determine whether the benefits of a single course of antenatal steroid treatment for neonatal respiratory morbidity diminish beyond 7 days...
  42. ncbi request reprint Are women who have had a preterm twin delivery at greater risk of preterm birth in a subsequent singleton pregnancy?
    Francesca L Facco
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 197:253.e1-3. 2007
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine whether preterm birth of twins is associated with an increased risk of preterm birth in a subsequent singleton pregnancy...
  43. ncbi request reprint Association between rising professional liability insurance premiums and primary cesarean delivery rates
    Karna Murthy
    Department of Pediatrics, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 110:1264-9. 2007
    ..To estimate the association between changes in Illinois professional liability premiums for obstetrician-gynecologists and singleton primary cesarean delivery rates...
  44. ncbi request reprint Induction of labor after one prior cesarean: predictors of vaginal delivery
    Julie Grinstead
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 103:534-8. 2004
    ..To estimate the characteristics most associated with vaginal birth in patients undergoing induction of labor after 1 prior cesarean delivery...
  45. doi request reprint Effectiveness of timing strategies for delivery of individuals with placenta previa and accreta
    Barrett K Robinson
    Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Prentice Women s Hospital, Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois 60611, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 116:835-42. 2010
    ..To compare strategies for the timing of delivery in individuals with placenta previa and ultrasonographic evidence of placenta accreta, and to determine the optimal gestational age at which to deliver individuals...
  46. ncbi request reprint Management of the second stage of labor in nulliparas with continuous epidural analgesia
    Beth A Plunkett
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 102:109-14. 2003
    ..To determine if waiting for a strong urge to push in nulliparas with continuous low-concentration epidural analgesia shortens the pushing duration in the second stage...
  47. doi request reprint Effectiveness of timing strategies for delivery of individuals with vasa previa
    Barrett K Robinson
    Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Prentice Women s Hospital, Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 117:542-9. 2011
    ..To compare strategies for the timing of delivery in patients with ultrasonographic evidence of vasa previa...
  48. ncbi request reprint Chronic stress and low birth weight neonates in a low-income population of women
    Ann E Bryant Borders
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, 333 E Superior Street, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 109:331-8. 2007
    ..To estimate whether there is an association between chronic psychosocial stress and low birth weight neonates in low-income women...
  49. ncbi request reprint Factors that influence the acceptability of collecting in-home finger stick blood samples in an urban, low-income population
    Ann E Bryant Borders
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine and Institute for Healthcare Studies in the Feinberg School of Medicine at Northwestern University, USA
    J Health Care Poor Underserved 18:100-15. 2007
    ..To examine the acceptability of non-medical, community-based interviewers obtaining blood samples during in-home interviews from low-income study participants...
  50. pmc The relationship between self-report and biomarkers of stress in low-income reproductive-age women
    Ann E B Borders
    Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 203:577.e1-8. 2010
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine whether there is an association between self-reported and biologic measures of stress in low-income, reproductive-age women...
  51. ncbi request reprint Neurodevelopmental outcome of very low birth weight infants after multiple courses of antenatal corticosteroids
    Praveen Kumar
    Departments of Pediatrics and Maternal Fetal Medicine, Northwestern University Medical School, Chicago, Illinois 60611, USA
    J Soc Gynecol Investig 11:483-7. 2004
    ..To determine if two or more courses of antenatal corticosteroids are associated with neurodevelopmental impairment...
  52. ncbi request reprint The thrombogenic effect of an inflammatory cytokine on trophoblasts from women with preeclampsia
    Hau C Kwaan
    Division of Hematology Oncology, Department of Medicine, Northwestern University Feinberg, School of Medicine, 333 E Huron St, Room 805, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 191:2142-7. 2004
    ..This study was undertaken to investigate whether the increased thrombogenic potential of cytotrophoblastic cells of women with preeclampsia can be accounted for by increased rates of apoptosis...
  53. doi request reprint A qualitative analysis of parturients' perspectives on neuraxial labor analgesia
    P Toledo
    Department of Anesthesiology, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL, USA
    Int J Obstet Anesth 22:119-23. 2013
    ..The objectives of this study were to understand parturients' concerns about neuraxial analgesia, and the reasons for not anticipating the use of neuraxial analgesia using qualitative methodology...
  54. ncbi request reprint Serum insulin, insulin-like growth factor-I, and insulin-like growth factor binding protein-1 in women who develop preeclampsia
    W A Grobman
    Sections of Maternal Fetal Medicine and Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility, Northwestern University Medical School, Northwestern Memorial Hospital, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 97:521-6. 2001
    ....
  55. ncbi request reprint When has an induction failed?
    Charla E Simon
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Northwestern University Medical School, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 105:705-9. 2005
    ..To evaluate the length of the latent phase that, during labor inductions in nulliparous women, is associated with significantly decreased chance of vaginal delivery and increased risk of maternal and neonatal morbidity...
  56. ncbi request reprint Outcomes of induction of labor after one prior cesarean
    William A Grobman
    Departments of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Northwestern University, 333 East Superior Street, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 109:262-9. 2007
    ..To compare pregnancy outcomes in women with one prior low-transverse cesarean delivery after induction of labor with pregnancy outcomes after spontaneous labor...
  57. ncbi request reprint Isolated low second-trimester maternal serum beta-human chorionic gonadotropin is not associated with adverse pregnancy outcome
    Loraine K Endres
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Northwestern University, Chicago, Ill, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 189:755-7. 2003
    ..We investigated whether low human chorionic gonadotropin from maternal serum screening is associated with adverse pregnancy outcome...
  58. doi request reprint Elective induction compared with expectant management in nulliparous women with a favorable cervix
    Sarah S Osmundson
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 116:601-5. 2010
    ..To compare outcomes of labor between nulliparous women with a favorable cervix who underwent either elective labor induction or expectant management beyond 39 weeks of gestation...
  59. doi request reprint Obstetric morbidity associated with amniotic sheets
    L D Nelson
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol 36:324-7. 2010
    ..The objective of this study was to determine whether amniotic sheets are associated with an increase in obstetric and neonatal morbidity...
  60. ncbi request reprint Comparison of active phase labor between triplet, twin, and singleton gestations
    R K Silver
    Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Evanston and Prentice Womens Hospitals, Northwestern University Medical School, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    J Soc Gynecol Investig 7:297-300. 2000
    ..To characterize the active phase of labor in triplet pregnancies and compare it with gestational age-matched twins and singletons...
  61. ncbi request reprint Rupture of the preterm uterus in the nonlaboring woman: a report of 3 cases
    Laura Baecher
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Northwestern University Medical School, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    J Reprod Med 51:205-8. 2006
    ..Uterine rupture in a laboring patient is a well-known pregnancy complication. There is a paucity of information regarding uterine rupture at a preterm gestational age in a nonlaboring patient...
  62. doi request reprint The cost-effectiveness of universal screening in pregnancy for subclinical hypothyroidism
    Stephen F Thung
    Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 200:267.e1-7. 2009
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine whether routine screening for subclinical hypothyroidism during pregnancy would be cost-effective...
  63. ncbi request reprint Management of thromboprophylaxis during pregnancy among specialists in maternal-fetal medicine
    Holly L Casele
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Evanston Northwestern Healthcare, Evanston, Illinois, USA
    J Reprod Med 52:1085-9. 2007
    ..To evaluate practice patterns among maternal-fetal medicine physicians with regard to thromboprophylaxis in pregnancy...
  64. doi request reprint A randomized controlled trial of the effect of combined spinal-epidural analgesia on the success of external cephalic version for breech presentation
    J T Sullivan
    Departments of Anesthesiology and Obstetrics and Gynecology, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, 251 E Huron Street, F5 704, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Int J Obstet Anesth 18:328-34. 2009
    ..We hypothesized that combined spinal-epidural (CSE) analgesia would increase the success of ECV when compared with systemic opioid analgesia...
  65. ncbi request reprint Methods of clinical prediction
    William A Grobman
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Northwestern University Medical School, Chicago, IL, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 194:888-94. 2006
    ..The principles of these types of methods, as well as their advantages and disadvantages will be presented...
  66. ncbi request reprint The association of crown-rump length discordance in twin gestations with adverse perinatal outcomes
    Judy Tai
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 197:369.e1-4. 2007
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate the association between the crown-rump length (CRL) difference in twin gestations and adverse pregnancy outcome...
  67. ncbi request reprint The effect of short-term indomethacin therapy on amniotic fluid volume
    Julie C Sandruck
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Northwestern University Medical School, Chicago, Ill, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 192:1443-5. 2005
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine the effect of short-term (48 hour) indomethacin therapy on amniotic fluid volume...
  68. ncbi request reprint Three-dimensional fast acquisition with sonographically based volume computer-aided analysis for imaging of the fetal heart at 18 to 22 weeks' gestation
    Leeber Cohen
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL 60611 USA
    J Ultrasound Med 29:751-7. 2010
    ....
  69. ncbi request reprint The cost effectiveness of empiric intravenous immunoglobulin for the antepartum treatment of fetal and neonatal alloimmune thrombocytopenia
    Stephen F Thung
    Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Northwestern University Medical School, Chicago, IL, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 193:1094-9. 2005
    ..The purpose of this study was to compare the cost effectiveness of empiric intravenous immunoglobulin (IVIG) with that of fetal blood sampling-indicated treatment for the antepartum care of fetal and neonatal alloimmune thrombocytopenia...
  70. ncbi request reprint Cost-effectiveness of thromboprophylaxis with intermittent pneumatic compression at cesarean delivery
    Holly Casele
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Section of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Northwestern University Medical School, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 108:535-40. 2006
    ..To evaluate the cost-effectiveness of thromboprophylaxis at cesarean delivery with intermittent pneumatic compression...
  71. ncbi request reprint Cost-effectiveness of dilation and evacuation versus the induction of labor for second-trimester pregnancy termination
    Allison A Cowett
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 194:768-73. 2006
    ..The purpose of this study was to compare the cost-effectiveness of dilation and evacuation versus misoprostol induction of labor for second-trimester termination...
  72. ncbi request reprint Elective cesarean delivery to prevent perinatal transmission of hepatitis C virus: a cost-effectiveness analysis
    Beth A Plunkett
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Ill, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 191:998-1003. 2004
    ..This study was undertaken to determine whether elective cesarean delivery to avert perinatal hepatitis C virus (HCV) transmission is cost-effective...
  73. doi request reprint The effect of live and web-based education on the accuracy of blood-loss estimation in simulated obstetric scenarios
    Paloma Toledo
    Department of Anesthesiology, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 202:400.e1-5. 2010
    ..The objective of this study was to evaluate the impact of a didactic training program on the accuracy of the estimation of blood loss and to compare the effectiveness of training provided by a web-based vs live session...
  74. ncbi request reprint Satisfactory visualization rates of standard cardiac views at 18 to 22 weeks' gestation using spatiotemporal image correlation
    Leeber Cohen
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Division of Ultrasound, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, 675 N Saint Clair, Suite 14 200, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    J Ultrasound Med 28:1645-50. 2009
    ....
  75. ncbi request reprint Suspicion and treatment of the macrosomic fetus: a review
    Suneet P Chauhan
    Spartanburg Regional Medical Center, Spartanburg, SC, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 193:332-46. 2005
    ..To review the prevalence of and our ability to identify macrosomic (birthweight >4000 g) fetuses. Additionally, based on the current evidence, propose an algorithm for treatment of suspected macrosomia...
  76. ncbi request reprint Antenatal herpes serologic screening: an appraisal of the evidence
    Alan T N Tita
    Center for Research in Women s Health, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama 35233, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 108:1247-53. 2006
    ..We undertook this review to assess the appropriateness of such screening, making relevant comparisons to established antenatal human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) and hepatitis B virus (HBV) screening programs...
  77. ncbi request reprint In vitro fertilization (IVF) versus gonadotropins followed by IVF as treatment for primary infertility: a cost-based decision analysis
    Suleena Kansal-Kalra
    Department of Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility, Hospital of University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    Fertil Steril 84:600-4. 2005
    ..To compare the economic consequences of proceeding directly to IVF to those of proceeding with gonadotropins followed by IVF in patients <35 years of age with unexplained infertility...
  78. ncbi request reprint Patient safety in obstetrics and gynecology: the call to arms
    William A Grobman
    Obstet Gynecol 108:1058-9. 2006