Jay D Iams

Summary

Affiliation: The Ohio State University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Primary, secondary, and tertiary interventions to reduce the morbidity and mortality of preterm birth
    Jay D Iams
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, USA
    Lancet 371:164-75. 2008
  2. pmc Cervical funneling: effect on gestational length and ultrasound-indicated cerclage in high-risk women
    Melissa S Mancuso
    Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Alabama, Birmingham, AL, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 203:259.e1-5. 2010
  3. ncbi request reprint The epidemiology of preterm birth
    Jay D Iams
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, The Ohio State University College of Medicine, 1654 Upham Drive, Columbus, OH 43210, USA
    Clin Perinatol 30:651-64. 2003
  4. pmc Population versus customized fetal growth norms and adverse outcomes in an intrapartum cohort
    Maged M Costantine
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas, USA
    Am J Perinatol 30:335-41. 2013
  5. pmc Does midtrimester cervical length ≥25 mm predict preterm birth in high-risk women?
    John Owen
    Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Alabama, Birmingham, AL, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 203:393.e1-5. 2010
  6. pmc Omega-3 fatty acid supplementation to prevent recurrent preterm birth: a randomized controlled trial
    Margaret Harper
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Wake Forest University Health Sciences, Winston Salem, North Carolina27157, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 115:234-42. 2010
  7. pmc 17-alpha-hydroxyprogesterone caproate for the prevention of preterm birth in women with prior preterm birth and a short cervical length
    Vincenzo Berghella
    Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Jefferson Medical College, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 202:351.e1-6. 2010
  8. pmc Gestational age at previous preterm birth does not affect cerclage efficacy
    Deborah A Wing
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of California, Irvine, Irvine, CA, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 203:377.e1-4. 2010
  9. pmc The impact of tobacco use on preterm premature rupture of the membranes
    Robert L Andres
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Utah School of Medicine, Salt Lake City, UT 84132, USA
    Am J Perinatol 30:185-90. 2013
  10. doi request reprint Suture type and ultrasound-indicated cerclage efficacy
    Vincenzo Berghella
    Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA 19107, USA
    J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med 25:2287-90. 2012

Detail Information

Publications56

  1. doi request reprint Primary, secondary, and tertiary interventions to reduce the morbidity and mortality of preterm birth
    Jay D Iams
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, USA
    Lancet 371:164-75. 2008
    ..Advances in primary and secondary care, following strategies used for other complex health problems, such as cervical cancer, will be needed to prevent prematurity-related illness in infants and children...
  2. pmc Cervical funneling: effect on gestational length and ultrasound-indicated cerclage in high-risk women
    Melissa S Mancuso
    Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Alabama, Birmingham, AL, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 203:259.e1-5. 2010
    ..The purpose of this study was to assess funnel type and pregnancy duration in women with previous spontaneous preterm birth and cervical length <25 mm...
  3. ncbi request reprint The epidemiology of preterm birth
    Jay D Iams
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, The Ohio State University College of Medicine, 1654 Upham Drive, Columbus, OH 43210, USA
    Clin Perinatol 30:651-64. 2003
    ..The epidemiologic characteristics of women who deliver their infants before term birth are clues to the cause of this most important obstetric problem...
  4. pmc Population versus customized fetal growth norms and adverse outcomes in an intrapartum cohort
    Maged M Costantine
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas, USA
    Am J Perinatol 30:335-41. 2013
    ..To compare population versus customized fetal growth norms in identifying neonates at risk for adverse outcomes (APO) associated with small for gestational age (SGA)...
  5. pmc Does midtrimester cervical length ≥25 mm predict preterm birth in high-risk women?
    John Owen
    Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Alabama, Birmingham, AL, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 203:393.e1-5. 2010
    ..We sought to assess pregnancy outcome along a continuum of cervical lengths (CLs) ≥25 mm...
  6. pmc Omega-3 fatty acid supplementation to prevent recurrent preterm birth: a randomized controlled trial
    Margaret Harper
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Wake Forest University Health Sciences, Winston Salem, North Carolina27157, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 115:234-42. 2010
    ..To assess whether the addition of an omega-3 long-chain polyunsaturated fatty acid supplement would reduce preterm birth in women with at least one prior spontaneous preterm birth receiving 17alpha-hydroxyprogesterone caproate...
  7. pmc 17-alpha-hydroxyprogesterone caproate for the prevention of preterm birth in women with prior preterm birth and a short cervical length
    Vincenzo Berghella
    Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Jefferson Medical College, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 202:351.e1-6. 2010
    ..We sought to evaluate 17-alpha-hydroxyprogesterone caproate (17P) for prevention of preterm birth (PTB) in women with prior spontaneous PTB (SPTB) and cervical length (CL) <25 mm...
  8. pmc Gestational age at previous preterm birth does not affect cerclage efficacy
    Deborah A Wing
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of California, Irvine, Irvine, CA, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 203:377.e1-4. 2010
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate the effect of earliest previous spontaneous preterm birth (SPTB) gestational age on cervical length, pregnancy duration, and ultrasound-indicated cerclage efficacy in a subsequent gestation...
  9. pmc The impact of tobacco use on preterm premature rupture of the membranes
    Robert L Andres
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Utah School of Medicine, Salt Lake City, UT 84132, USA
    Am J Perinatol 30:185-90. 2013
    ..To determine if tobacco use increases the incidence of preterm premature rupture of the membranes (pPROM) or alters perinatal outcomes after pPROM...
  10. doi request reprint Suture type and ultrasound-indicated cerclage efficacy
    Vincenzo Berghella
    Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA 19107, USA
    J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med 25:2287-90. 2012
    ..To assess whether type of suture material affects cerclage efficacy for preterm birth (PTB) prevention...
  11. pmc Change in mononuclear leukocyte responsiveness in midpregnancy and subsequent preterm birth
    Margaret Harper
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Wake Forest University Health Sciences, Winston Salem, North Carolina, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 121:805-11. 2013
    ..To estimate the associations of change in immune response with preterm delivery, omega-3 supplementation, and fish diet...
  12. pmc Stress-induced inflammatory responses in women: effects of race and pregnancy
    Lisa M Christian
    Department of Psychiatry, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, USA
    Psychosom Med 75:658-69. 2013
    ..Inflammation is a key biological pathway by which stress may affect birth outcomes. This study examined the effects of race and pregnancy on stress-induced inflammatory responses...
  13. pmc Cytokine gene polymorphisms and length of gestation
    Margaret Harper
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Wake Forest University Health Sciences, Winston Salem, North Carolina, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 117:125-30. 2011
    ..To estimate whether there is an association between length of gestation and gene polymorphisms that effect transcription of tumor necrosis factor-α (TNF-α), interleukin-6 (IL-6), or interleukin-1β (IL-1β)...
  14. doi request reprint The rate of cervical change and the phenotype of spontaneous preterm birth
    Jay D Iams
    Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, The Ohio State University College of Medicine, Columbus, OH, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 205:130.e1-6. 2011
    ..This classification does not include prior cervical change. We hypothesized that the rate of cervical shortening before preterm birth would not differ according to clinical presentation...
  15. pmc The effect of 17-alpha hydroxyprogesterone caproate on the risk of gestational diabetes in singleton or twin pregnancies
    Cynthia Gyamfi
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, NY, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 201:392.e1-5. 2009
    ..To compare the rates of gestational diabetes among women who received serial doses of 17-alpha hydroxyprogesterone caproate vs placebo...
  16. pmc Activity restriction among women with a short cervix
    William A Grobman
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 121:1181-6. 2013
    ..To estimate determinants of and outcomes associated with activity restriction among women with a short cervix...
  17. pmc Care for women with prior preterm birth
    Jay D Iams
    Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, The Ohio State University Medical Center, Columbus, OH
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 203:89-100. 2010
    ..Interventions including smoking cessation, eradication of asymptomatic bacteriuria, progestational agents, and cervical cerclage can reduce the risk of recurrent preterm birth when employed appropriately...
  18. pmc Association of fetal inflammation and coagulation pathway gene polymorphisms with neurodevelopmental delay at age 2 years
    Erin A S Clark
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, School of Medicine, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT 84132, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 203:83.e1-83.e10. 2010
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate the association between fetal inflammation and coagulation gene single-nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs) and neurodevelopmental delay at age 2 years...
  19. pmc Failed labor induction: toward an objective diagnosis
    Dwight J Rouse
    Brown University, Warren Alpert Medical School, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Providence, RI 02905, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 117:267-72. 2011
    ..To evaluate maternal and perinatal outcomes in women undergoing labor induction with an unfavorable cervix according to duration of oxytocin administration in the latent phase of labor after ruptured membranes...
  20. pmc Adherence to criteria for transvaginal ultrasound imaging and measurement of cervical length
    Jay D Iams
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Ohio State University, Columbus, OH
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 209:365.e1-5. 2013
    ..Adherence to published criteria for transvaginal imaging and measurement of cervical length is uncertain. We sought to assess adherence by evaluating images submitted to certify research sonographers for participation in a clinical trial...
  21. pmc Epstein-Barr virus reactivation during pregnancy and postpartum: effects of race and racial discrimination
    Lisa M Christian
    Department of Psychiatry, The Ohio State University Medical Center, Columbus, OH, USA
    Brain Behav Immun 26:1280-7. 2012
    ..This study examined associations of EBV virus capsid antigen immunoglobulin G (VCA IgG) with gestational stage, race, and racial discrimination in women during pregnancy and postpartum...
  22. ncbi request reprint A trial of 17 alpha-hydroxyprogesterone caproate to prevent prematurity in twins
    Dwight J Rouse
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Center for Women s Reproductive Health, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham 35249 7333, USA
    N Engl J Med 357:454-61. 2007
    ..In singleton gestations, 17 alpha-hydroxyprogesterone caproate (17P) has been shown to reduce the rate of recurrent preterm birth. This study was undertaken to evaluate whether 17P would reduce the rate of preterm birth in twin gestations...
  23. pmc First-trimester prediction of preeclampsia in nulliparous women at low risk
    Leslie Myatt
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology of the University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 119:1234-42. 2012
    ..To identify clinical characteristics and biochemical markers in first-trimester samples that would possibly predict the subsequent development of preeclampsia...
  24. pmc Second-stage labor duration in nulliparous women: relationship to maternal and perinatal outcomes
    Dwight J Rouse
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 201:357.e1-7. 2009
    ..The purpose of this study was to assess maternal and perinatal outcomes as a function of second-stage labor duration...
  25. pmc Depressive symptoms predict exaggerated inflammatory responses to an in vivo immune challenge among pregnant women
    Lisa M Christian
    Department of Psychiatry, The Ohio State University Medical Center, Columbus, Ohio 43210, USA
    Brain Behav Immun 24:49-53. 2010
    ..The current study was designed to test the hypothesis that depressive symptoms would predict an exaggerated proinflammatory response to an in vivo antigen challenge, influenza virus vaccination, among pregnant women...
  26. pmc Multicenter randomized trial of cerclage for preterm birth prevention in high-risk women with shortened midtrimester cervical length
    John Owen
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL 35249 7333, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 201:375.e1-8. 2009
    ..The objective of the study was to assess cerclage to prevent recurrent preterm birth in women with short cervix...
  27. doi request reprint Preterm birth rates in a prematurity prevention clinic after adoption of progestin prophylaxis
    Kara B Markham
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio
    Obstet Gynecol 123:34-9. 2014
    ..To evaluate whether progestin prophylaxis influenced the odds of recurrent spontaneous preterm birth among pregnant women with a previous preterm birth...
  28. pmc Is sonographic assessment of the cervix necessary and helpful?
    Joel D Larma
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, USA
    Clin Obstet Gynecol 55:324-35. 2012
    ....
  29. pmc Serum proinflammatory cytokine responses to influenza virus vaccine among women during pregnancy versus non-pregnancy
    Lisa M Christian
    Department of Psychiatry, The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center, Columbus, OH 43210, USA
    Am J Reprod Immunol 70:45-53. 2013
    ..This study aimed to comprehensively describe inflammatory responses to trivalent influenza virus vaccine (TIV) among pregnant women and determine whether responses differ compared to non-pregnancy...
  30. doi request reprint Nomenclature for pregnancy outcomes: time for a change
    Robert M Silver
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Utah School of Medicine, Salt Lake City, Utah 84132, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 118:1402-8. 2011
    ..In this article, we propose a more useful nomenclature for pregnancy loss and preterm births that is informative and is based on developmental periods in gestation and shared pathophysiology...
  31. pmc Proteomic identification of serum peptides predicting subsequent spontaneous preterm birth
    M Sean Esplin
    Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Utah Health Sciences Center, Salt Lake City, 84132, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 204:391.e1-8. 2011
    ..We sought to identify serum markers of subsequent spontaneous preterm birth (SPTB) in asymptomatic women prior to labor...
  32. doi request reprint Epidemiology and causes of preterm birth
    Robert L Goldenberg
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Drexel University College of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA 19102, USA
    Lancet 371:75-84. 2008
    ..A short cervical length and a raised cervical-vaginal fetal fibronectin concentration are the strongest predictors of spontaneous preterm birth...
  33. ncbi request reprint Cervical length measurement and cervical cerclage to prevent preterm birth
    Marvin Williams
    Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio 43210, USA
    Clin Obstet Gynecol 47:775-83; discussion 881-2. 2004
  34. pmc Inflammatory responses to trivalent influenza virus vaccine among pregnant women
    Lisa M Christian
    Department of Psychiatry, The Ohio State University Medical Center, Columbus, OH 43210, United States
    Vaccine 29:8982-7. 2011
    ..Given the clinical and empirical justifications, the current study examined the magnitude, time course, and variance in inflammatory responses following seasonal influenza virus vaccination among pregnant women...
  35. pmc The effect of treatment with 17 alpha-hydroxyprogesterone caproate on changes in cervical length over time
    Celeste P Durnwald
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, College of Medicine, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 201:410.e1-5. 2009
    ....
  36. doi request reprint Spontaneous late preterm births: what can be done to improve outcomes?
    Jay D Iams
    Ohio Perinatal Quality Collaborative, The Ohio State University Medical Center, Columbus, OH, USA
    Semin Perinatol 35:309-13. 2011
    ..This article summarizes the factors contributing to late spontaneous preterm birth and offers suggestions to improve care for these mothers and infants...
  37. ncbi request reprint A prospective masked observational study of uterine contraction frequency in twins
    Roger B Newman
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 195:1564-70. 2006
    ..This study was undertaken to compare uterine contraction frequency in twins versus singletons and to determine if contraction frequency can be an efficient predictor of spontaneous preterm birth in twin gestations...
  38. pmc Nuclear factor-kappa B localization and function within intrauterine tissues from term and preterm labor and cultured fetal membranes
    Sonali Vora
    Laboratory of Perinatal Research, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, College of Medicine, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, USA
    Reprod Biol Endocrinol 8:8. 2010
    ....
  39. ncbi request reprint The association of chronic endometritis with preterm birth
    Eric J Knudtson
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 196:337.e1-4. 2007
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine whether chronic endometritis (CE) that is diagnosed by endometrial biopsy is associated with preterm birth at <37 weeks of gestation...
  40. doi request reprint What we have here is a failure to communicate: obstacles to optimal care for preterm birth
    Jay D Iams
    Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, The Ohio State University Medical Center, Columbus, OH 43210 1267, USA
    Clin Perinatol 38:517-28. 2011
    ..This article asserts that miscommunication between the specialties, fostered by separate definitions, metrics, and outcomes, is an impediment to optimal care. Solutions are suggested for improving communication and outcomes...
  41. pmc Depressive symptoms are associated with elevated serum proinflammatory cytokines among pregnant women
    Lisa M Christian
    Department of Psychiatry, The Ohio State University Medical Center, 1670 Upham Drive, Columbus, OH 43210, USA
    Brain Behav Immun 23:750-4. 2009
    ..These data are consistent with the contention that depressive symptoms may contribute to negative perinatal outcomes via inflammatory pathways...
  42. ncbi request reprint The relationship between resolution of asymptomatic bacterial vaginosis and spontaneous preterm birth in fetal fibronectin-positive women
    Israel Hendler
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Wayne State University School of Medicine, Detroit, MI 48201, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 197:488.e1-5. 2007
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine the impact of persistent bacterial vaginosis (BV) on the occurrence of spontaneous preterm birth (SPB) in women who test positive for fetal fibronectin...
  43. doi request reprint Goals and strategies for prevention of preterm birth: an obstetric perspective
    Christopher T Lang
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, The Ohio State University College of Medicine, Columbus, OH 43210, USA
    Pediatr Clin North Am 56:537-63, Table of Contents. 2009
    ..This review from a prenatal perspective confirms those concerns and describes the risks and opportunities that may attend efforts to improve the health of fetuses, newborns, and infants. Fetal and live-born outcomes are included...
  44. ncbi request reprint Are women with recurrent spontaneous preterm births different from those without such history?
    Brian M Mercer
    Department of Reproductive Biology, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 194:1176-84; discussion 1184-5. 2006
    ....
  45. doi request reprint Metaanalysis vs large clinical trials: which should guide our management?
    Christina M Scifres
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Washington University in St Louis School of Medicine, St Louis, MO, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 200:484.e1-5. 2009
    ..We conclude that, when available, large randomized clinical trials should be used to guide clinical practice...
  46. ncbi request reprint Rates of recurrent preterm birth by obstetrical history and cervical length
    Celeste P Durnwald
    Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 193:1170-4. 2005
    ....
  47. ncbi request reprint Endometrial endotoxin, assisted reproductive technology, and preterm birth
    Jay D Iams
    Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio 43210 1228, USA
    Fertil Steril 82:793-4. 2004
    ..as an explanation for reduced fertility...
  48. ncbi request reprint Prediction and early detection of preterm labor
    Jay D Iams
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 101:402-12. 2003
    ..Current use of cervical length and fetal fibronectin in pregnancy is limited to situations where a negative result can avoid unnecessary interventions...
  49. ncbi request reprint Vaginal sonography and cervical incompetence
    John Owen
    Maternal Fetal Medicine Divisions, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 188:586-96. 2003
    ..We believe that women with a prior early spontaneous preterm birth and shortened midtrimester cervical length represent an ideal population for the conduct of a randomized trial of cerclage, which is currently underway...
  50. ncbi request reprint Plasma CRH measurement at 16 to 20 weeks' gestation does not predict preterm delivery in women at high-risk for preterm delivery
    Baha Sibai
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Cincinnati School of Medicine, Cincinnati, OH 45267, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 193:1181-6. 2005
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine the utility of a single second-trimester plasma corticotropin-releasing hormone measurement as a marker for preterm delivery in women at high risk for preterm delivery...
  51. ncbi request reprint Frequency of uterine contractions in asymptomatic pregnant women with or without a short cervix on transvaginal ultrasound scan
    Vincenzo Berghella
    Departments of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Jefferson Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 191:1253-6. 2004
    ....
  52. ncbi request reprint The Preterm Prediction Study: association between maternal body mass index and spontaneous and indicated preterm birth
    Israel Hendler
    National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, Maternal Fetal Medicine Units Network, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 192:882-6. 2005
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate the relationship between prepregnancy maternal body mass index and spontaneous preterm birth and indicated preterm birth...
  53. ncbi request reprint Progesterone for prevention of recurrent preterm birth: impact of gestational age at previous delivery
    Catherine Y Spong
    National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, Bethesda, MD, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 193:1127-31. 2005
    ..We hypothesized that treatment with 17-OHP caproate is more effective in prolonging pregnancy depending on the gestational age of the earliest previous preterm birth (20-27.9, 28-33.9 vs 34-36.9 weeks)...
  54. pmc A randomized, controlled trial of magnesium sulfate for the prevention of cerebral palsy
    Dwight J Rouse
    University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, USA
    N Engl J Med 359:895-905. 2008
    ..Research suggests that fetal exposure to magnesium sulfate before preterm birth might reduce the risk of cerebral palsy...
  55. doi request reprint Steering Committee of the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development's (NICHD) Maternal-Fetal Medicine Units Network
    Robert Goldenberg
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 199:e14-5. 2008
  56. ncbi request reprint Transdermal nitroglycerin for preterm labor
    Jay D Iams
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 196:4. 2007