James F X Egan

Summary

Affiliation: Saint Francis Hospital and Medical Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint The role of ultrasound in screening for fetal Down syndrome
    James F X Egan
    Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Saint Francis Hospital and Medical Center, 114 Woodland Street, Hartford, CT 06105, USA
    Curr Womens Health Rep 2:52-8. 2002
  2. ncbi request reprint The genetic sonogram in second trimester down syndrome screening
    James F X Egan
    Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Saint Francis Hospital and Medical Center, Hartford, Connecticut 06105, USA
    Clin Obstet Gynecol 46:897-908. 2003
  3. ncbi request reprint Down syndrome screening in the United States in 2001 and 2007: a survey of maternal-fetal medicine specialists
    Yu Ming Victor Fang
    Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Connecticut School of Medicine, Farmington, CT, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 201:97.e1-5. 2009
  4. ncbi request reprint Variation of fetal nasal bone length in second-trimester fetuses according to race and ethnicity
    Carolyn M Zelop
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Saint Francis Hospital and Medical Center, 114 Woodland St, Hartford, CT 06105 USA
    J Ultrasound Med 24:1487-9. 2005
  5. ncbi request reprint Frequency of echogenic intracardiac focus by race/ethnicity in euploid fetuses
    Adam F Borgida
    Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Hartford Hospital, Hartford, CT 06102, USA
    J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med 18:65-6. 2005
  6. ncbi request reprint Absent or shortened nasal bone length and the detection of Down Syndrome in second-trimester fetuses
    Elisa A Gianferrari
    Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Connecticut Health Center, 114 Woodland Street, Farmington, CT 06105, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 109:371-5. 2007
  7. ncbi request reprint Combined sonographic and biochemical markers for Down syndrome screening
    Michael G Pinette
    Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Maine Medical Center, Portland, Maine, USA
    J Ultrasound Med 22:1185-90. 2003
  8. doi request reprint The role of second-trimester serum screening in the post-first-trimester screening era
    Alireza A Shamshirsaz
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, University of Connecticut Health Center, 263 Farmington Avenue, Farmington, CT 06030 2947, USA
    Clin Lab Med 30:667-76. 2010
  9. ncbi request reprint Down syndrome births in the United States from 1989 to 2001
    James F X Egan
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 191:1044-8. 2004
  10. doi request reprint Distortions of sex ratios at birth in the United States; evidence for prenatal gender selection
    James F X Egan
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, CT 06030, USA
    Prenat Diagn 31:560-5. 2011

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Publications33

  1. ncbi request reprint The role of ultrasound in screening for fetal Down syndrome
    James F X Egan
    Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Saint Francis Hospital and Medical Center, 114 Woodland Street, Hartford, CT 06105, USA
    Curr Womens Health Rep 2:52-8. 2002
    ..Ultrasound enhances the efficacy of either age or age and the serum screen for the antenatal detection of Down syndrome...
  2. ncbi request reprint The genetic sonogram in second trimester down syndrome screening
    James F X Egan
    Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Saint Francis Hospital and Medical Center, Hartford, Connecticut 06105, USA
    Clin Obstet Gynecol 46:897-908. 2003
  3. ncbi request reprint Down syndrome screening in the United States in 2001 and 2007: a survey of maternal-fetal medicine specialists
    Yu Ming Victor Fang
    Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Connecticut School of Medicine, Farmington, CT, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 201:97.e1-5. 2009
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine changes in screening and performance of invasive diagnostic procedures for Down syndrome between 2001 and 2007...
  4. ncbi request reprint Variation of fetal nasal bone length in second-trimester fetuses according to race and ethnicity
    Carolyn M Zelop
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Saint Francis Hospital and Medical Center, 114 Woodland St, Hartford, CT 06105 USA
    J Ultrasound Med 24:1487-9. 2005
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine the influence of race and ethnicity on the expected nasal bone length (NBL) based on biparietal diameter (BPD) measured in second-trimester fetuses...
  5. ncbi request reprint Frequency of echogenic intracardiac focus by race/ethnicity in euploid fetuses
    Adam F Borgida
    Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Hartford Hospital, Hartford, CT 06102, USA
    J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med 18:65-6. 2005
    ..To determine the frequency of echogenic intracardiac focus (EIF) by race/ethnicity...
  6. ncbi request reprint Absent or shortened nasal bone length and the detection of Down Syndrome in second-trimester fetuses
    Elisa A Gianferrari
    Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Connecticut Health Center, 114 Woodland Street, Farmington, CT 06105, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 109:371-5. 2007
    ..To estimate the accuracy of evaluating nasal bone length, expressed as multiples of the median (MoM), for the detection of Down syndrome in second- trimester fetuses...
  7. ncbi request reprint Combined sonographic and biochemical markers for Down syndrome screening
    Michael G Pinette
    Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Maine Medical Center, Portland, Maine, USA
    J Ultrasound Med 22:1185-90. 2003
    ..To evaluate the efficacy of fetal nuchal fold thickness and proximal long bone biometric measurements in modifying Down syndrome serum screening risk in a population of women referred for second-trimester sonography...
  8. doi request reprint The role of second-trimester serum screening in the post-first-trimester screening era
    Alireza A Shamshirsaz
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, University of Connecticut Health Center, 263 Farmington Avenue, Farmington, CT 06030 2947, USA
    Clin Lab Med 30:667-76. 2010
    ..However, the most efficacious protocols are based on the combination of first- and second-trimester tests. In this article the advantages and best strategies in providing these sequential screening protocols are discussed...
  9. ncbi request reprint Down syndrome births in the United States from 1989 to 2001
    James F X Egan
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 191:1044-8. 2004
    ..We investigated the observed and expected Down syndrome livebirths in the US from 1989 to 2001...
  10. doi request reprint Distortions of sex ratios at birth in the United States; evidence for prenatal gender selection
    James F X Egan
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, CT 06030, USA
    Prenat Diagn 31:560-5. 2011
    ..The normal male to female livebirth sex ratio ranges from 1.03 to 1.07. Higher ratios in China, India and Korea reflect prenatal sex selection. We reviewed sex ratios for US births to investigate potential prenatal sex selection...
  11. ncbi request reprint Use of the genetic sonogram in the United States in 2001 and 2007
    Yu Ming Victor Fang
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Connecticut School of Medicine, Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Hartford Hospital, Hartford, CT 06106 USA
    J Ultrasound Med 27:1543-8. 2008
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  12. doi request reprint Demographic differences in Down syndrome livebirths in the US from 1989 to 2006
    James F X Egan
    Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, CT 06030, USA
    Prenat Diagn 31:389-94. 2011
    ..To explore demographic differences in Down syndrome livebirths in the United States...
  13. doi request reprint Insulin glargine compared with Neutral Protamine Hagedorn insulin in the treatment of pregnant diabetics
    Yu Ming Victor Fang
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Connecticut School of Medicine, Farmington, Connecticut, USA
    J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med 22:249-53. 2009
    ..To compare maternal and neonatal outcomes of pregestational and gestational diabetics treated with insulin glargine versus Neutral Protamine Hagedorn (NPH) insulin...
  14. doi request reprint Determining a cutoff for fetal lung maturity with lamellar body count testing
    Mary Beth Janicki
    Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Saint Francis Hospital and Medical Center, Hartford, Connecticut 06105, USA
    J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med 22:419-22. 2009
    ..A lamellar body count (LBC) >or= 50,000/microl is suggested to document fetal lung maturity (FLM). We sought to determine the LBC threshold for FLM with the Cell-dyn 4000 hematology analyser...
  15. ncbi request reprint Use of the mitral valve-tricuspid valve distance as a marker of fetal endocardial cushion defects
    Alan D Bolnick
    Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics, Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, University of Connecticut School of Medicine, Farmington, CT, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 191:1483-5. 2004
    ..The purpose of this study was to compare the mitral valve-tricuspid valve distance in second-trimester fetuses with normal cardiac anatomy versus those fetuses with endocardial cushion defects...
  16. ncbi request reprint Multiple gestations: the importance of ultrasound
    James F X Egan
    Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Connecticut Health Center, 263 Farmington Avenue, Farmington, CT 06030, USA
    Obstet Gynecol Clin North Am 31:141-58. 2004
    ..The availability of high-resolution ultrasound has significantly im-proved the management of multiple gestations...
  17. ncbi request reprint A comparison of reasons for choosing obstetrician/gynecologist subspecialty training
    Yu Ming Victor Fang
    University of Connecticut School of Medicine, Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Department of Ob Gyn, USA
    Conn Med 73:165-70. 2009
    ..The recent increase in the number of fellowship applicants is most likely due to a complex interplay of multiple factors...
  18. ncbi request reprint Down syndrome screening using race-specific femur length
    Adam F Borgida
    Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Connecticut School of Medicine, Farmington, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 189:977-9. 2003
    ..The study was undertaken to evaluate the influence of maternal race on fetal femur length when screening for Down syndrome...
  19. ncbi request reprint Antenatal Down syndrome screening in the United States in 2001: a survey of maternal-fetal medicine specialists
    James F X Egan
    Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Department of Obstetrics, St Francis Hospital and Medical Center, Hartford, Conn, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 187:1230-4. 2002
    ..Our objectives were to determine patterns of antenatal Down syndrome screening and risk adjustment by maternal-fetal medicine specialists in the United States in 2001...
  20. ncbi request reprint The relationship between utilization of prenatal care and Down syndrome live births
    Bruce A Morris
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, University of Connecticut School of Medicine, Farmington, CT 06030 2946, USA
    J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med 20:307-11. 2007
    ..This study evaluated whether utilization of prenatal care, as measured by the Kessner index, affects the number of Down syndrome live births...
  21. ncbi request reprint Characteristics of nulliparous women who would consider cesarean delivery on maternal request
    Megan O Schimpf
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Division of Urogynecology, Hartford Hospital University of Connecticut, Hartford, Connecticut, USA
    Conn Med 75:207-18. 2011
    ..To identify factors that influence nulliparous women to choose cesarean delivery on maternal request (CDMR)...
  22. doi request reprint Prevalence of the human papillomavirus in an inner-city indigent population with previously normal Pap tests
    Joelene Werden
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Hartford Hospital, Hartford, CT 06102, USA
    J Low Genit Tract Dis 12:287-92. 2008
    ..To determine the prevalence of human papillomavirus (HPV) in our inner-city indigent population (clinic population) of women with previously normal Pap tests and to identify any associated risk factors...
  23. ncbi request reprint Reported experiences with prenatal care: is there a difference in patient satisfaction based on racial and ethnic background?
    Amy M Johnson
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Hartford Hospital, University of Connecticut School of Medcine, USA
    Conn Med 76:581-4. 2012
    ..001) and language (24.9% clinic vs 4.9% private, P = 0.004). Race andlanguagewere morelikelyto influence clinic patients' perceptions of the prenatal care received as compared to those seeking care in private practices...
  24. ncbi request reprint The influence of body mass index on pregnancy outcomes
    Jenna E Fiala
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, St Francis Hospital and Medical Center, Hartford, Connecticut, USA
    Conn Med 70:21-3. 2006
    ..To determine antenatal complications, mode of delivery, and birth outcomes for Saint Francis Hospital and Medical Center and Burgdorf Obstetric clinic patient population based on their body mass index (BMI)...
  25. doi request reprint Expected performance of second trimester maternal serum testing followed by a 'genetic sonogram' in screening of fetal Down syndrome
    Peter A Benn
    Division of Human Genetics, Department of Genetics and Developmental Biology, University of Connecticut Health Center, 263 Farmington Avenue, Farmington, CT, USA
    Prenat Diagn 28:230-5. 2008
    ..To assess the efficacy of screening for fetal Down syndrome through the sequential provision of second trimester maternal serum tests and fetal ultrasound (the 'genetic sonogram')...
  26. ncbi request reprint Combined second-trimester biochemical and ultrasound screening for Down syndrome
    Peter A Benn
    Division of Human Genetics, Department of Pediatrics, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington 06030, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 100:1168-76. 2002
    ..To evaluate the efficacy of a Down syndrome screening protocol that combines second-trimester maternal serum analytes and the continuous ultrasound measures of nuchal fold thickness and proximal long bone length...
  27. ncbi request reprint Changes in the utilization of prenatal diagnosis
    Peter A Benn
    Division of Human Genetics, Department of Genetics and Developmental Biology, University of Connecticut Health Center, 263 Farmington Avenue, Farmington, CT 06030 6140, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 103:1255-60. 2004
    ..To measure the overall effectiveness in actual clinical practice, we analyzed the tests performed by a single cytogenetics laboratory...
  28. ncbi request reprint Trends in the use of second trimester maternal serum screening from 1991 to 2003
    Peter A Benn
    Division of Human Genetics, Department of Genetics and Developmental Biology, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, Connecticut 06030, USA
    Genet Med 7:328-31. 2005
    ..To identify trends in the utilization of second trimester maternal serum screening, follow-up amniocenteses, and the detection of Down syndrome-affected pregnancies between 1991 and 2003...
  29. ncbi request reprint Second trimester prenatal ultrasound and screening for Down syndrome
    Peter A Benn
    Prenat Diagn 27:884. 2007
  30. ncbi request reprint Variation of fetal humeral length in second-trimester fetuses according to race and ethnicity
    Carolyn M Zelop
    University of Connecticut Health Center, St Francis Hospital and Medical Center, Farmington, Connecticut, USA
    J Ultrasound Med 22:691-3. 2003
    ..To determine the influence of race and ethnicity on the expected humeral length based on biparietal diameter measured in second-trimester fetuses...
  31. ncbi request reprint Incorporation of inhibin-A in second-trimester screening for Down syndrome
    Peter A Benn
    Division of Human Genetics, Department of Pediatrics, University of Connecticut Health Center, 263 Farmington Avenue, Farmington, CT 06030 6140, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 101:451-4. 2003
    ..To evaluate the efficacy of the second-trimester quadruple test (maternal serum alpha-fetoprotein, unconjugated estriol, human chorionic gonadotropin, and inhibin-A) in prenatal screening for Down syndrome...
  32. ncbi request reprint Stepwise sequential screening for fetal aneuploidy
    Peter A Benn
    Division of Human Genetics, Department of Genetics and Developmental Biology, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, CT, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 197:312.e1-5. 2007
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate stepwise sequential screening for fetal aneuploidy...
  33. ncbi request reprint Reproducibility of risk figures in 2nd-trimester maternal serum screening for down syndrome: comparison of 2 laboratories
    Peter A Benn
    Division of Human Genetics, Department of Genetics and Developmental Biology, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, CT 06030 6140, USA
    Clin Chem 52:2087-94. 2006
    ..Analytical error affects 2nd-trimester maternal serum screening for Down syndrome risk estimation. We analyzed the between-laboratory reproducibility of risk estimates from 2 laboratories...