DOROTHY KIM WALLER

Summary

Affiliation: Texas Medical Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Use of oral contraceptives in pregnancy and major structural birth defects in offspring
    DOROTHY KIM WALLER
    The University of Texas, Houston Health Science Center, School of Public Health, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Epidemiology 21:232-9. 2010
  2. ncbi request reprint Prepregnancy obesity as a risk factor for structural birth defects
    D Kim Waller
    School of Public Health, The University of Texas at Houston, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 161:745-50. 2007
  3. doi request reprint The population-based prevalence of achondroplasia and thanatophoric dysplasia in selected regions of the US
    D K Waller
    Houston Health Science Center, The University of Texas, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Am J Med Genet A 146:2385-9. 2008
  4. ncbi request reprint Association between prepregnancy maternal body mass index and the risk of having an infant with a congenital diaphragmatic hernia
    D Kim Waller
    School of Public Health, University of Texas Houston Health Science Center, Houston, Texas 77225, USA
    Birth Defects Res A Clin Mol Teratol 67:73-6. 2003
  5. doi request reprint Maternal fever during early pregnancy and the risk of oral clefts
    S Shahrukh Hashmi
    The University of Texas Medical School at Houston, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Birth Defects Res A Clin Mol Teratol 88:186-94. 2010
  6. doi request reprint Is maternal parity an independent risk factor for birth defects?
    Hao T Duong
    The University of Texas, Houston Health Science Center, School of Public Health, USA
    Birth Defects Res A Clin Mol Teratol 94:230-6. 2012
  7. ncbi request reprint Relationship between maternal obesity and adverse pregnancy outcomes
    D Kim Waller
    School of Public Health, University of Texas Health Science Center, Houston, Texas, USA
    Nestle Nutr Workshop Ser Pediatr Program 55:197-207; discussion 207-11. 2005
  8. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of nonsyndromic oral clefts in Texas: 1995-1999
    Syed Shahrukh Hashmi
    University of Texas Health Sciences Center, Houston School of Public Health, Houston, Texas, USA
    Am J Med Genet A 134:368-72. 2005
  9. doi request reprint The association between use of spermicides or male condoms and major structural birth defects
    M Shayne Gallaway
    School of Public Health, The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Contraception 80:422-9. 2009
  10. ncbi request reprint Maternal obesity, gestational diabetes, and central nervous system birth defects
    James L Anderson
    The University of Texas, Houston Health Science Center, School of Public Health, Houston, Texas, USA
    Epidemiology 16:87-92. 2005

Research Grants

  1. Prenatal Ultrasound And Birth Defects
    DOROTHY WALLER; Fiscal Year: 2007

Detail Information

Publications12

  1. doi request reprint Use of oral contraceptives in pregnancy and major structural birth defects in offspring
    DOROTHY KIM WALLER
    The University of Texas, Houston Health Science Center, School of Public Health, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Epidemiology 21:232-9. 2010
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  2. ncbi request reprint Prepregnancy obesity as a risk factor for structural birth defects
    D Kim Waller
    School of Public Health, The University of Texas at Houston, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 161:745-50. 2007
    ..To describe the relation between maternal obesity, overweight and underweight status, and 16 categories of structural birth defects...
  3. doi request reprint The population-based prevalence of achondroplasia and thanatophoric dysplasia in selected regions of the US
    D K Waller
    Houston Health Science Center, The University of Texas, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Am J Med Genet A 146:2385-9. 2008
    ..Birth defects monitoring programs may be a good source of ascertainment for population-based studies of achondroplasia and thanatophoric dysplasia, provided that diagnoses are confirmed by review of medical records...
  4. ncbi request reprint Association between prepregnancy maternal body mass index and the risk of having an infant with a congenital diaphragmatic hernia
    D Kim Waller
    School of Public Health, University of Texas Houston Health Science Center, Houston, Texas 77225, USA
    Birth Defects Res A Clin Mol Teratol 67:73-6. 2003
    ..The objective of the current study was to examine the association between maternal body mass index and the risk of a CDH-affected offspring based on a larger number of cases of CDH...
  5. doi request reprint Maternal fever during early pregnancy and the risk of oral clefts
    S Shahrukh Hashmi
    The University of Texas Medical School at Houston, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Birth Defects Res A Clin Mol Teratol 88:186-94. 2010
    ..This finding suggests that adequate control of fever may diminish the deleterious effects of fever in cases of oral cleft...
  6. doi request reprint Is maternal parity an independent risk factor for birth defects?
    Hao T Duong
    The University of Texas, Houston Health Science Center, School of Public Health, USA
    Birth Defects Res A Clin Mol Teratol 94:230-6. 2012
    ..We investigated the relation between levels of parity and a range of birth defects, adjusting each defect group for the same covariates...
  7. ncbi request reprint Relationship between maternal obesity and adverse pregnancy outcomes
    D Kim Waller
    School of Public Health, University of Texas Health Science Center, Houston, Texas, USA
    Nestle Nutr Workshop Ser Pediatr Program 55:197-207; discussion 207-11. 2005
  8. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of nonsyndromic oral clefts in Texas: 1995-1999
    Syed Shahrukh Hashmi
    University of Texas Health Sciences Center, Houston School of Public Health, Houston, Texas, USA
    Am J Med Genet A 134:368-72. 2005
    ..Overall, it appears that folic acid fortification has had very little or no effect on the prevalence of oral clefts in infants born in Texas...
  9. doi request reprint The association between use of spermicides or male condoms and major structural birth defects
    M Shayne Gallaway
    School of Public Health, The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Contraception 80:422-9. 2009
    ..Women may become pregnant while using contraceptives. Commonly used contraceptives containing spermicides may or may not be associated with an increased occurrence of structural birth defects...
  10. ncbi request reprint Maternal obesity, gestational diabetes, and central nervous system birth defects
    James L Anderson
    The University of Texas, Houston Health Science Center, School of Public Health, Houston, Texas, USA
    Epidemiology 16:87-92. 2005
    ..Our objective was to evaluate whether gestational diabetes influenced the association of prepregnancy maternal obesity and risks for CNS birth defects...
  11. doi request reprint Polytomous logistic regression as a tool for exploring heterogeneity across birth defect subtypes: an example using anencephaly and spina bifida
    Philip J Lupo
    Division of Epidemiology and Disease Control, University of Texas School of Public Health, Houston, Texas, USA
    Birth Defects Res A Clin Mol Teratol 88:701-5. 2010
    ..Although the validity of using composite phenotypes has been questioned, formal evaluations of the underlying assumption of effect homogeneity across component phenotypes have not been conducted...
  12. doi request reprint Prevalence of infantile hypertrophic pyloric stenosis in Texas, 1999-2002
    Jing Wang
    The University of Texas, Houston Health Science Center, School of Public Health, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Birth Defects Res A Clin Mol Teratol 82:763-7. 2008
    ..This descriptive study of IHPS focuses on the effect of maternal nativity, maternal Hispanic ethnicity, subtypes of maternal Asian ethnicity, and the timing of the infant's surgery, that is, pyloromyotomy...

Research Grants2

  1. Prenatal Ultrasound And Birth Defects
    DOROTHY WALLER; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Estimates of sensitivity and specificity will be calculated for each of 38 different categories of malformations. ..