Chunfang Qiu

Summary

Affiliation: Swedish Medical Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi Mitochondrial DNA copy number and oxidative DNA damage in placental tissues from gestational diabetes and control pregnancies: a pilot study
    Chunfang Qiu
    Center for Perinatal Studies, Swedish Medical Center, Seattle Washington 98104, USA
    Clin Lab 59:655-60. 2013
  2. pmc Early pregnancy urinary biomarkers of fatty acid and carbohydrate metabolism in pregnancies complicated by gestational diabetes
    Chunfang Qiu
    Center for Perinatal Studies, Swedish Medical Center, Seattle, WA, USA Electronic address
    Diabetes Res Clin Pract 104:393-400. 2014
  3. pmc Sleep duration and plasma leptin concentrations in early pregnancy among lean and overweight/obese women: a cross sectional study
    Chunfang Qiu
    Center for Perinatal Studies, Swedish Medical Center, 1124 Columbia Street, Suite 750, Seattle, WA 98104, USA
    BMC Res Notes 7:20. 2014
  4. pmc Agreement of self-reported physician diagnosis of migraine with international classification of headache disorders-II migraine diagnostic criteria in a cross-sectional study of pregnant women
    Chunfang Qiu
    Center for Perinatal Studies, Swedish Medical Center, 1124 Columbia Street, Suite 750, Seattle, WA 98104, USA
    BMC Womens Health 13:50. 2013
  5. pmc Maternal serum heme-oxygenase-1 (HO-1) concentrations in early pregnancy and subsequent risk of gestational diabetes mellitus
    Chunfang Qiu
    Center for Perinatal Studies, Swedish Medical Center, Seattle, Washington, USA
    PLoS ONE 7:e48060. 2012
  6. pmc Short sleep duration, complaints of vital exhaustion and perceived stress are prevalent among pregnant women with mood and anxiety disorders
    Chunfang Qiu
    Center for Perinatal Studies, Swedish Medical Center, 1124 Columbia Street, Suite 750, Seattle, Washington, USA
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 12:104. 2012
  7. pmc Risk of placental abruption in relation to migraines and headaches
    Sixto E Sanchez
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Hospital Nacional Dos de Mayo, and Universidad San Martin de Porres, Lima, Peru
    BMC Womens Health 10:30. 2010
  8. pmc Telomere length, pre-eclampsia, and gestational diabetes
    Emily W Harville
    Department of Epidemiology, Tulane School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, New Orleans, LA, USA
    BMC Res Notes 3:113. 2010
  9. pmc Associations of depression and depressive symptoms with preeclampsia: results from a Peruvian case-control study
    Chunfang Qiu
    Center for Perinatal Studies, Swedish Medical Center, 1124 Columbia Street, Suite 750, Seattle, WA 98104, USA
    BMC Womens Health 7:15. 2007
  10. doi Dietary fiber intake in early pregnancy and risk of subsequent preeclampsia
    Chunfang Qiu
    Center for Perinatal Studies, Swedish Medical Center, Seattle, Washington, USA
    Am J Hypertens 21:903-9. 2008

Detail Information

Publications61

  1. ncbi Mitochondrial DNA copy number and oxidative DNA damage in placental tissues from gestational diabetes and control pregnancies: a pilot study
    Chunfang Qiu
    Center for Perinatal Studies, Swedish Medical Center, Seattle Washington 98104, USA
    Clin Lab 59:655-60. 2013
    ..Abnormal placental mitochondrial function resulting from reactive oxygen species may also be an important precedent of adverse perinatal outcomes...
  2. pmc Early pregnancy urinary biomarkers of fatty acid and carbohydrate metabolism in pregnancies complicated by gestational diabetes
    Chunfang Qiu
    Center for Perinatal Studies, Swedish Medical Center, Seattle, WA, USA Electronic address
    Diabetes Res Clin Pract 104:393-400. 2014
    ..Alterations in organic acid biomarkers from fatty acid and carbohydrate metabolism have been documented in type 2 diabetes patients. However, their association with gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) is largely unknown...
  3. pmc Sleep duration and plasma leptin concentrations in early pregnancy among lean and overweight/obese women: a cross sectional study
    Chunfang Qiu
    Center for Perinatal Studies, Swedish Medical Center, 1124 Columbia Street, Suite 750, Seattle, WA 98104, USA
    BMC Res Notes 7:20. 2014
    ..Given inconsistent reports linking short sleep duration with leptin, and absence of studies among pregnant women, we examined the association of maternal sleep duration with plasma leptin in early pregnancy...
  4. pmc Agreement of self-reported physician diagnosis of migraine with international classification of headache disorders-II migraine diagnostic criteria in a cross-sectional study of pregnant women
    Chunfang Qiu
    Center for Perinatal Studies, Swedish Medical Center, 1124 Columbia Street, Suite 750, Seattle, WA 98104, USA
    BMC Womens Health 13:50. 2013
    ..We investigated agreement of self-report of physician-diagnosed migraine with the diagnostic criteria promoted by the International Classification of Headache Disorders, 2nd edition (ICHD-II)...
  5. pmc Maternal serum heme-oxygenase-1 (HO-1) concentrations in early pregnancy and subsequent risk of gestational diabetes mellitus
    Chunfang Qiu
    Center for Perinatal Studies, Swedish Medical Center, Seattle, Washington, USA
    PLoS ONE 7:e48060. 2012
    ..However, no study has examined the association between HO-1 concentrations and gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM)...
  6. pmc Short sleep duration, complaints of vital exhaustion and perceived stress are prevalent among pregnant women with mood and anxiety disorders
    Chunfang Qiu
    Center for Perinatal Studies, Swedish Medical Center, 1124 Columbia Street, Suite 750, Seattle, Washington, USA
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 12:104. 2012
    ..Psychiatric disorders have been associated with sleep disorders in men and non-pregnant women, but little is known about sleep complaints and disorders among pregnant women with psychiatric disorders...
  7. pmc Risk of placental abruption in relation to migraines and headaches
    Sixto E Sanchez
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Hospital Nacional Dos de Mayo, and Universidad San Martin de Porres, Lima, Peru
    BMC Womens Health 10:30. 2010
    ..We assessed risk of placental abruption in relation to maternal history of migraine before and during pregnancy in Peruvian women...
  8. pmc Telomere length, pre-eclampsia, and gestational diabetes
    Emily W Harville
    Department of Epidemiology, Tulane School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, New Orleans, LA, USA
    BMC Res Notes 3:113. 2010
    ..Telomere length is a marker of cumulative damage to the cell, and has been associated with cardiovascular disease, hypertension, and diabetes...
  9. pmc Associations of depression and depressive symptoms with preeclampsia: results from a Peruvian case-control study
    Chunfang Qiu
    Center for Perinatal Studies, Swedish Medical Center, 1124 Columbia Street, Suite 750, Seattle, WA 98104, USA
    BMC Womens Health 7:15. 2007
    ..We examined the relation between depression/depressive symptoms and preeclampsia risk among Peruvian women...
  10. doi Dietary fiber intake in early pregnancy and risk of subsequent preeclampsia
    Chunfang Qiu
    Center for Perinatal Studies, Swedish Medical Center, Seattle, Washington, USA
    Am J Hypertens 21:903-9. 2008
    ..We also evaluated cross-sectional associations of maternal early pregnancy plasma lipid and lipoprotein concentrations with fiber intake...
  11. doi Preeclampsia risk in relation to maternal mood and anxiety disorders diagnosed before or during early pregnancy
    Chunfang Qiu
    Center for Perinatal Studies, Swedish Medical Center, Seattle, Washington, USA
    Am J Hypertens 22:397-402. 2009
    ..We examined the risk of preeclampsia in relation to maternal medical history of mood and anxiety disorders...
  12. pmc Gestational diabetes mellitus in relation to maternal dietary heme iron and nonheme iron intake
    Chunfang Qiu
    Center for Perinatal Studies, Swedish Medical Center, Seattle, Washington, USA
    Diabetes Care 34:1564-9. 2011
    ..We investigated associations of maternal preconceptional and early pregnancy heme and nonheme iron intake with subsequent GDM risk...
  13. pmc Glucose intolerance and gestational diabetes risk in relation to sleep duration and snoring during pregnancy: a pilot study
    Chunfang Qiu
    Center for Perinatal Studies, Swedish Medical Center, Seattle, Washington, USA
    BMC Womens Health 10:17. 2010
    ..Little, however, is known about the consequences of insufficient sleep and poor sleep quality during pregnancy on glucose tolerance and gestational diabetes...
  14. ncbi Association of gestational diabetes mellitus and low-density lipoprotein (LDL) particle size
    C Qiu
    Swedish Medical Center Center for Perinatal Studies, Seattle, USA
    Physiol Res 56:571-8. 2007
    ..The OR of GDM risk was 1.8 (95 % CI: 0.9-3.3) for every 10-A reduction in LDL particle size. Large prospective studies are needed to evaluate the association between smaller LDL particle size in early pregnancy with subsequent GDM risk...
  15. pmc Risk of gestational diabetes mellitus in relation to maternal egg and cholesterol intake
    Chunfang Qiu
    Center for Perinatal Studies, Swedish Medical Center, 1124 Columbia Street, Suite 750, Seattle, WA 98104, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 173:649-58. 2011
    ..65 (95% CI: 1.48, 4.72), and the odds of GDM increased with increasing cholesterol intake (P for trend=0.021). In conclusion, high egg and cholesterol intakes before and during pregnancy are associated with increased risk of GDM...
  16. pmc Oxidative DNA damage in early pregnancy and risk of gestational diabetes mellitus: A pilot study
    Chunfang Qiu
    Center for Perinatal Studies, Swedish Medical Center, Seattle, Washington, USA
    Clin Biochem 44:804-8. 2011
    ..To examine the association of maternal early pregnancy oxidative stress with risk of gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM)...
  17. ncbi A prospective study of maternal serum C-reactive protein (CRP) concentrations and risk of gestational diabetes mellitus
    Chunfang Qiu
    Center for Perinatal Studies, Swedish Medical Center, Seattle, WA 98122, USA
    Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol 18:377-84. 2004
    ..7-fold increased risk of GDM [95% CI 1.6, 8.7] as compared with women with CRP < 5.3 mg/L. Systemic inflammation is associated with an increased risk of GDM, and the association is independent of maternal prepregnancy adiposity...
  18. ncbi Erythrocyte omega-3 and omega-6 polyunsaturated fatty acids and preeclampsia risk in Peruvian women
    Chunfang Qiu
    Center for Perinatal Studies, Swedish Medical Center, 747 Broadway Suite 4 North, Seattle, WA 98122, USA
    Arch Gynecol Obstet 274:97-103. 2006
    ..This case-control study was conducted in Lima, Peru, from June 1997 through January 1998 to assess whether alteration in maternal erythrocyte omega-3 (n-3) and omega-6 (n-6) fatty acids was associated with increased risk of preeclampsia...
  19. ncbi Family history of hypertension and type 2 diabetes in relation to preeclampsia risk
    Chunfang Qiu
    Center for Perinatal Studies, Swedish Medical Center, 747 Broadway, Suite 449 North Seattle, Wash 98122, USA
    Hypertension 41:408-13. 2003
    ..6 to 6.2). Our results are consistent with the thesis that family history of hypertension and diabetes reflects genetic and behavioral factors whereby women may be predisposed to an increased preeclampsia risk...
  20. ncbi Maternal plasma concentrations of IGF-1, IGFBP-1, and C-peptide in early pregnancy and subsequent risk of gestational diabetes mellitus
    Chunfang Qiu
    Center for Perinatal Studies, Swedish Medical Center, Seattle, WA 98122, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 193:1691-7. 2005
    ..We examined the association between circulating concentrations of IGF-1, IGFBP-1 in early pregnancy and development of gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM)...
  21. ncbi Increased maternal plasma leptin in early pregnancy and risk of gestational diabetes mellitus
    Chunfang Qiu
    Center for Perinatal Studies, Swedish Medical Center, 747 Broadway Suite 4 North, Seattle WA 98122, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 103:519-25. 2004
    ..We examined the association between plasma leptin concentration and GDM risk...
  22. ncbi A prospective study of maternal serum C-reactive protein concentrations and risk of preeclampsia
    Chunfang Qiu
    Center for Perinatal Studies, Swedish Medical Center, 747 Broadway, Suite 449 North, Seattle, WA 98122, USA
    Am J Hypertens 17:154-60. 2004
    ..We measured C-reactive protein (CRP), a clinical marker of systemic inflammation, in maternal serum collected at 13 weeks gestation on average, to determine whether elevations precede the clinical manifestation of preeclampsia...
  23. ncbi Oxidized low-density lipoprotein (Oxidized LDL) and the risk of preeclampsia
    C Qiu
    Center for Perinatal Studies, Swedish Medical Center, 1124 Columbia Street, Suite 750, Seattle, WA 98104, USA
    Physiol Res 55:491-500. 2006
    ..0-32.2). Our results confirm the role of oxidative stress in the pathogenesis of preeclampsia. Prospective studies are needed to determine if elevated oxidized LDL concentrations can predict the occurrence of preeclampsia...
  24. doi The prevalence and correlates of habitual snoring during pregnancy
    Ihunnaya O Frederick
    Center for Perinatal Studies, Swedish Medical Center, 1124 Columbia Street, Suite 750, Seattle, WA 98104, USA
    Sleep Breath 17:541-7. 2013
    ..Little, however, is known about the determinants of habitual snoring among pregnant women. We sought to assess its prevalence and to identify maternal characteristics associated with habitual snoring during pregnancy...
  25. ncbi Elevated soluble vascular cell adhesion molecule-1, elevated Homocyst(e)inemia, and hypertriglyceridemia in relation to preeclampsia risk
    Surab Vadachkoria
    Center for Perinatal Studies Swedish Medical Center, Seattle, Washington, USA
    Am J Hypertens 19:235-42. 2006
    ..We also evaluated the relationship in the presence and absence of maternal hypertriglyceridemia and hyperhomocystein(e)mia...
  26. ncbi Hepatic lipase gene polymorphism, pre-pregnancy overweight status and risk of preeclampsia among Peruvian women
    Daniel A Enquobahrie
    Center for Perinatal Studies, Swedish Medical Center, Seattle, WA, USA
    Gynecol Endocrinol 21:211-7. 2005
    ..In this study, we found that LIPC -514TT genotype and overweight status, when occurring together, were associated with a 3-fold increase in risk of preeclampsia among Peruvian women...
  27. ncbi A prospective study of early-pregnancy plasma malondialdehyde concentration and risk of preeclampsia
    Carole B Rudra
    Center for Perinatal Studies, Swedish Medical Center, Seattle, WA 98122, USA
    Clin Biochem 39:722-6. 2006
    ..Preeclampsia is associated with elevated plasma malondialdehyde concentration, but prospective data are scarce. We examined the relation between early-pregnancy plasma malondialdehyde and subsequent preeclampsia risk...
  28. pmc Associations of early pregnancy sleep duration with trimester-specific blood pressures and hypertensive disorders in pregnancy
    Michelle A Williams
    Center for Perinatal Studies, Swedish Medical Center, Seattle, WA, USA
    Sleep 33:1363-71. 2010
    ..We evaluated the influence of maternal self-reported habitual sleep duration during early pregnancy on blood pressure (BP) levels and risk of hypertensive disorders of pregnancy...
  29. pmc Migraine-asthma comorbidity and risk of hypertensive disorders of pregnancy
    Stefanie Czerwinski
    Multidisciplinary International Research Training Program, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
    J Pregnancy 2012:858097. 2012
    ..To evaluate the association of migraine and asthma and to estimate the risk of hypertensive disorders of pregnancy in relation to maternal comorbid migraine and asthma...
  30. pmc Maternal erythrocyte omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acids, and plasma lipid concentrations, are associated with habitual dietary fish consumption in early pregnancy
    Michelle A Williams
    Center for Perinatal Studies, Swedish Medical Center, Seattle, WA 98122, USA
    Clin Biochem 39:1063-70. 2006
    ..We investigated the relationship between selected maternal erythrocyte omega-3 and omega-6 polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFA) and plasma lipids in early pregnancy and reported habitual fish consumption during the periconceptional period...
  31. pmc Sleep duration, vital exhaustion and perceived stress among pregnant migraineurs and non-migraineurs
    Michelle A Williams
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, USA
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 10:72. 2010
    ..Migraine has been associated with sleep disorders in men and non-pregnant women, but little is known about sleep complaints among pregnant migraineurs...
  32. pmc Maternal birthweight is associated with subsequent risk of vitamin D deficiency in early pregnancy
    Jonathan Y Huang
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
    Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol 27:472-80. 2013
    ..However, the relationship between maternal birthweight and subsequent vitamin D concentrations in early pregnancy is largely unknown...
  33. ncbi Adipocytokine expression in placentas from pre-eclamptic and chronic hypertensive patients
    Margaret Meller
    Center for Perinatal Studies, Swedish Medical Center, Seattle, Washington 98122, USA
    Gynecol Endocrinol 22:267-73. 2006
    ..Adiponectin receptors remain unstudied in placentas obtained from hypertensive patients...
  34. pmc Association of retinol binding protein 4 with risk of gestational diabetes
    Dejene F Abetew
    Center for Perinatal Studies, Swedish Medical Center, Seattle, WA, United States
    Diabetes Res Clin Pract 99:48-53. 2013
    ..We investigated association of maternal retinol binding protein 4 (RBP4) with risk of gestational diabetes (GDM)...
  35. ncbi Hyperhomocyst(e)inemia and elevated soluble vascular cell adhesion molecule-1 concentrations are associated with an increased risk of preeclampsia
    Surab Vadachkoria
    Center for Perinatal Studies, Swedish Medical Center, Seattle, WA 98122, USA
    Gynecol Obstet Invest 58:133-9. 2004
    ..Larger, prospective studies are needed to confirm these findings and to determine the extent to which elevated tHcy and sVCAM-1 together in early pregnancy are predictive of preeclampsia risk...
  36. ncbi Familial aggregation of type 2 diabetes and chronic hypertension in women with gestational diabetes mellitus
    Michelle A Williams
    Center for Perinatal Studies, Swedish Medical Center, 747 Broadway, Seattle, WA 98122, USA
    J Reprod Med 48:955-62. 2003
    ..To perform a case-control study to assess the extent to which women with a positive parental history of type 2 diabetes and/or chronic hypertension experienced an increased risk of developing gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM)...
  37. pmc Body mass index and adult weight gain among reproductive age women with migraine
    Michelle Vo
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA
    Headache 51:559-69. 2011
    ..To evaluate the cross-sectional relationship between migraine and pregravid obesity; and to assess the risk of adult weight gain among women with history of a pediatric diagnosis of migraine...
  38. pmc Risk of preterm delivery and hypertensive disorders of pregnancy in relation to maternal co-morbid mood and migraine disorders during pregnancy
    Swee May Cripe
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195 7236, USA
    Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol 25:116-23. 2011
    ..Pregnant women with a history of migraine may benefit from screening for depression during prenatal care and vigilant monitoring, especially for women with co-morbid mood and migraine disorders...
  39. pmc Habitual snoring and asthma comorbidity among pregnant women
    Michelle A Williams
    Center for Perinatal Studies, Swedish Medical Center, Seattle, WA, USA
    J Asthma 48:91-7. 2011
    ..This comorbidity has not been evaluated among pregnant women. We assessed the habitual snoring-asthma relationship among pregnant women...
  40. doi Age at menarche, menstrual cycle characteristics and risk of gestational diabetes
    Michal Dishi
    Center for Perinatal Studies, Swedish Medical Center, Seattle, WA, USA
    Diabetes Res Clin Pract 93:437-42. 2011
    ..We examined associations of age at menarche and menstrual cycle characteristics with gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) risk...
  41. pmc Global maternal early pregnancy peripheral blood mRNA and miRNA expression profiles according to plasma 25-hydroxyvitamin D concentrations
    Daniel A Enquobahrie
    Center for Perinatal Studies, Swedish Medical Center, Seattle, WA 98104, USA
    J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med 24:1002-12. 2011
    ..We investigated associations of early pregnancy maternal vitamin D concentrations with differential gene expression and post-transcription regulation...
  42. pmc Risk of preterm delivery and other adverse perinatal outcomes in relation to maternal use of psychotropic medications during pregnancy
    Ronit Calderon-Margalit
    Cardiovascular Health Research Unit, Department of Epidemiology, University of Washington School of Public Health and Community Medicine, Seattle, WA 98101, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 201:579.e1-8. 2009
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine the association of maternal psychotropic medication use during pregnancy with preterm delivery and other adverse perinatal outcomes...
  43. ncbi Transforming growth factor-beta1 (TGF-beta1) in plasma is associated with preeclampsia risk in Peruvian women with systemic inflammation
    Martin Muy-Rivera
    Center for Perinatal Studies, Swedish Medical Center, Seattle, Washington 98122, USA
    Am J Hypertens 17:334-8. 2004
    ..In a case-control study of 100 preeclamptics and 100 controls, we assessed plasma transforming growth factor-beta1 (TGF-beta1) concentrations in relation to preeclampsia risk among Peruvian women with and without systemic inflammation...
  44. ncbi Plasma adiponectin concentrations in early pregnancy and subsequent risk of gestational diabetes mellitus
    Michelle A Williams
    Center for Perinatal Studies, Swedish Medical Center, Seattle, Washington 98122, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 89:2306-11. 2004
    ..Our findings extend the literature to include GDM. Studies designed to examine the effect of dietary and pharmacological mediators of adiponectin concentrations in pregnant and nonpregnant subjects are warranted...
  45. pmc Lifetime prevalence and correlates of migraine among women in a pacific northwest pregnancy cohort study
    Ihunnaya O Frederick
    Center for Perinatal Studies, Swedish Medical Center, Seattle, WA, USA
    Headache 54:675-85. 2014
    ..Migraine is a common neurological disorder, ranked among the world's leading causes of years lived with disability by the World Health Organization. The burden of migraine is highest in women of reproductive age...
  46. pmc Associations of asthma with body mass index and adult weight change among reproductive age women
    Neway Gessesse Fida
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
    J Asthma 48:701-6. 2011
    ..To evaluate the cross-sectional relationship between asthma and pre-gravid body mass index (BMI), and to assess the risk of adult weight change among women with history of asthma diagnosed in childhood or adulthood, respectively...
  47. ncbi Early pregnancy lipid concentrations and the risk of gestational diabetes mellitus
    Daniel A Enquobahrie
    Center for Perinatal Studies, Swedish Medical Center, 747 Broadway, Suite 4 North, Seattle, WA 98122, USA
    Diabetes Res Clin Pract 70:134-42. 2005
    ..e., total cholesterol, high-density lipoprotein, and low-density lipoprotein) were not evident. Larger prospective studies are needed to confirm our findings and to identify modifiable determinants of pregnancy-associated dyslipidemia...
  48. pmc Early pregnancy peripheral blood gene expression and risk of preterm delivery: a nested case control study
    Daniel A Enquobahrie
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 9:56. 2009
    ..Pathophysiologic processes that may lead to PTD start early in pregnancy. We investigated early pregnancy peripheral blood global gene expression and PTD risk...
  49. pmc Plasma granulysin concentrations and preeclampsia risk
    Chunfang Qiu
    Center for Perinatal Studies, Swedish Medical Center, Seattle, WA 98104, USA
    Clin Biochem 39:1016-21. 2006
    ..Granulysin, a novel biomarker of overall cellular immunity, is secreted by natural killer cells and cytotoxic T lymphocytes, which are associated with graft-host-rejection. Plasma granulysin was elevated in Japanese preeclamptic women...
  50. ncbi Maternal plasma transforming growth factor-beta1 concentrations in preeclamptic and normotensive pregnant Zimbabwean women
    Daniel A Enquobahrie
    Center for Perinatal Studies, Swedish Medical Center, Seattle, and Department of Epidemiology, Cardiovascular Health Research Unit, University of Washington School of Public Health and Community Medicine, Seattle 98122, USA
    J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med 17:343-8. 2005
    ..We evaluated the relationship in the context of maternal systemic inflammation using plasma tumor necrosis factor-a soluble receptor p55 (sTNFp55) as a marker...
  51. ncbi Coffee consumption and the risk of gestational diabetes mellitus
    Kathryn L Adeney
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Washington School of Public Health and Community Medicine, Seattle, Washington, USA
    Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 86:161-6. 2007
    ..Coffee consumption has been associated with a decreased risk of type 2 diabetes mellitus. We examined the relationship between coffee consumption and the risk of gestational diabetes mellitus [GDM]...
  52. doi Iron deficiency anemia, cigarette smoking and risk of abruptio placentae
    Dodie L Arnold
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, USA
    J Obstet Gynaecol Res 35:446-52. 2009
    ..The present study assesses the iron deficiency anemia-abruptio placentae association in pregnant women from the Pacific Northwest...
  53. ncbi Changes in placental adipocytokine gene expression associated with gestational diabetes mellitus
    M Meller
    Center for Perinatal Studies, Swedish Medical Center, 747 Broadway, Seattle, WA 98122, USA
    Physiol Res 55:501-12. 2006
    ..Changes seen in the ligand, but not the receptor, of the leptin pathway in GDM-complicated pregnancies may also apply to the adiponectin pathway, as the ADIPOR1 and 2 mRNAs do not change with GDM diagnosis...
  54. pmc A case-control study of maternal blood mitochondrial DNA copy number and preeclampsia risk
    Chunfang Qiu
    Center for Perinatal Studies, Swedish Medical Center Seattle Washington, USA
    Int J Mol Epidemiol Genet 3:237-44. 2012
    ..86 (95%CI 1.00-3.48). Our findings suggest that maternal mitochondrial dysfunction may contribute to the pathogenesis of preeclampsia. However, replication in prospective studies is needed to further investigate this relationship...
  55. ncbi Maternal plasma VEGF, sVEGF-R1, and PlGF concentrations in preeclamptic and normotensive pregnant Zimbabwean women
    M Muy-Rivera
    Center for Perinatal Studies, Swedish Medical Center, 747 Broadway Suite 4 North, Seattle, WA 98122, USA
    Physiol Res 54:611-22. 2005
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  56. ncbi Risk factors of abruptio placentae among Peruvian women
    Sixto E Sanchez
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Hospital Nacional Dos de Mayo, Lima, Peru
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 194:225-30. 2006
    ..We examined the relation of maternal sociodemographic, medical, and behavioral characteristics with risk of abruptio placentae in Peruvian women...
  57. ncbi Intimate partner violence (IPV) and preeclampsia among Peruvian women
    Sixto E Sanchez
    Health Direction V Lima City, Jr Antonio Raymondi 220, La Victoria, Lima, Peru
    Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol 137:50-5. 2008
    ..We assessed the relation between IPV and risk of preeclampsia among Peruvian women...
  58. ncbi A case-control study of oxidized low density lipoproteins and preeclampsia risk
    Sixto E Sanchez
    Dos de Mayo Hospital, Lima, Peru
    Gynecol Endocrinol 21:193-9. 2005
    ..6-fold increased preeclampsia risk (95% CI 2.0-45.6). Elevated Ox-LDL, particularly in conjunction with elevated TG, appears to be a risk factor of preeclampsia...
  59. doi Headaches and migraines are associated with an increased risk of preeclampsia in Peruvian women
    Sixto E Sanchez
    Health Direction V Lima City Jr Antonio Raymondi 220, La Victoria, Lima, Peru
    Am J Hypertens 21:360-4. 2008
    ..We assessed the risk for preeclampsia in relation to the maternal history of migraine before and during pregnancy in Peruvian women...
  60. doi Cystatin C and preeclampsia: a case control study
    Nora Franceschini
    Department of Epidemiology, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27514 3628, USA
    Ren Fail 30:89-95. 2008
    ..Increased plasma levels of cystatin C were independently associated with preeclampsia. Further studies are required to assess the role of cystatin C levels in preeclampsia severity and maternal and fetal outcomes...
  61. pmc Maternal serum C-reactive protein concentrations in early pregnancy and subsequent risk of preterm delivery
    Vitool Lohsoonthorn
    Department of Preventive and Social Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand
    Clin Biochem 40:330-5. 2007
    ..To examine the relation between maternal early pregnancy serum C-reactive protein (CRP) and preterm delivery (PTD)...