James M Alexander

Summary

Affiliation: University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Hypertensive emergencies of pregnancy
    James M Alexander
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX 75390 9032, USA
    Obstet Gynecol Clin North Am 40:89-101. 2013
  2. doi request reprint Intrapartum hemorrhage
    James M Alexander
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX 75390 9032, USA
    Obstet Gynecol Clin North Am 40:15-26. 2013
  3. ncbi request reprint Fetal injury associated with cesarean delivery
    James M Alexander
    Department of Obstetrics at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas 75235 9032, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 108:885-90. 2006
  4. pmc Failed operative vaginal delivery
    James M Alexander
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 114:1017-22. 2009
  5. pmc Cesarean delivery for the second twin
    James M Alexander
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas, 5323 Harry Hines Boulevard, Dallas, TX 75235 9032, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 112:748-52. 2008
  6. doi request reprint Whole blood in the management of hypovolemia due to obstetric hemorrhage
    James M Alexander
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas 75235 9032, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 113:1320-6. 2009
  7. ncbi request reprint Epidural analgesia lengthens the Friedman active phase of labor
    James M Alexander
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas, 75390 9032, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 100:46-50. 2002
  8. ncbi request reprint Comparison of maternal and infant outcomes from primary cesarean delivery during the second compared with first stage of labor
    James M Alexander
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas 75235 9032, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 109:917-21. 2007
  9. doi request reprint An analysis of second-stage labor beyond 3 hours in nulliparous women
    April T Bleich
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas, Dallas, TX 75390 9032, USA
    Am J Perinatol 29:717-22. 2012
  10. ncbi request reprint Inhibin-A and superimposed preeclampsia in women with chronic hypertension
    Gerda G Zeeman
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 101:232-6. 2003

Detail Information

Publications40

  1. doi request reprint Hypertensive emergencies of pregnancy
    James M Alexander
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX 75390 9032, USA
    Obstet Gynecol Clin North Am 40:89-101. 2013
    ..Immediate stabilization of the mother including the use of intervenous antihypertensives is required and often delivery is indicated. With appropriate management, maternal and fetal outcomes can be excellent...
  2. doi request reprint Intrapartum hemorrhage
    James M Alexander
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX 75390 9032, USA
    Obstet Gynecol Clin North Am 40:15-26. 2013
    ..Prompt recognition of blood loss, identification of the source of the hemorrhage, volume resuscitation, including red blood cells and blood products when required, will result in excellent maternal outcomes...
  3. ncbi request reprint Fetal injury associated with cesarean delivery
    James M Alexander
    Department of Obstetrics at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas 75235 9032, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 108:885-90. 2006
    ..To describe the incidence and type of fetal injury identified in women undergoing cesarean delivery...
  4. pmc Failed operative vaginal delivery
    James M Alexander
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 114:1017-22. 2009
    ..To compare maternal and neonatal outcomes in women undergoing second-stage cesarean delivery after a trial of operative vaginal delivery with those in women undergoing second-stage cesarean delivery without such an attempt...
  5. pmc Cesarean delivery for the second twin
    James M Alexander
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas, 5323 Harry Hines Boulevard, Dallas, TX 75235 9032, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 112:748-52. 2008
    ..To examine maternal and infant outcomes after a vaginal delivery of twin A and a cesarean delivery of twin B, and to identify whether the second twin experienced increased short-term morbidity as part of a combined route of delivery...
  6. doi request reprint Whole blood in the management of hypovolemia due to obstetric hemorrhage
    James M Alexander
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas 75235 9032, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 113:1320-6. 2009
    ..To study the use of blood products including whole blood, for the management of obstetric hemorrhage requiring transfusion...
  7. ncbi request reprint Epidural analgesia lengthens the Friedman active phase of labor
    James M Alexander
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas, 75390 9032, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 100:46-50. 2002
    ..To estimate the effect of epidural analgesia on the Friedman labor curve...
  8. ncbi request reprint Comparison of maternal and infant outcomes from primary cesarean delivery during the second compared with first stage of labor
    James M Alexander
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas 75235 9032, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 109:917-21. 2007
    ..To compare maternal and neonatal outcomes when primary cesarean delivery is performed in the second stage of labor compared with the first stage...
  9. doi request reprint An analysis of second-stage labor beyond 3 hours in nulliparous women
    April T Bleich
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas, Dallas, TX 75390 9032, USA
    Am J Perinatol 29:717-22. 2012
    ..To analyze outcomes after second-stage labor beyond 3 hours and determine if prolonged second stages were intentional...
  10. ncbi request reprint Inhibin-A and superimposed preeclampsia in women with chronic hypertension
    Gerda G Zeeman
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 101:232-6. 2003
    ..To determine if maternal serum inhibin-A can be used as a marker for subsequent development of superimposed preeclampsia in women with chronic hypertension...
  11. ncbi request reprint Cesarean delivery: a randomized trial of epidural analgesia versus intravenous meperidine analgesia during labor in nulliparous women
    Shiv K Sharma
    Department of Anesthesiology and Pain Management, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas 75390 9068, USA
    Anesthesiology 96:546-51. 2002
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  12. doi request reprint Neonatal effects of magnesium sulfate given to the mother
    Mina Abbassi-Ghanavati
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas 75390 9032, USA
    Am J Perinatol 29:795-9. 2012
    ..Although adverse effects and toxicity of magnesium in pregnant women are well known, the fetal-neonatal effects of magnesium are less clear. The objective of this study was to evaluate the effects of magnesium on the newborn infant...
  13. doi request reprint Defining uterine tachysystole: how much is too much?
    Robert D Stewart
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX 75390 9032, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 207:290.e1-6. 2012
    ..We sought to determine if uterine tachysystole, ≥ 6 contractions per 10 minutes, within the first 4 hours of labor induction, is associated with adverse infant outcomes...
  14. doi request reprint Calculated blood loss in severe obstetric hemorrhage and its relation to body mass index
    Jennifer S Hernandez
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, 75235 9032, USA
    Am J Perinatol 29:557-60. 2012
    ..To evaluate total calculated blood loss at the time of severe obstetric hemorrhage...
  15. ncbi request reprint Determining cervical ripeness and labor outcome: the efficacy of magnetic resonance T2 relaxation times
    Jason A Pates
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas, 323 Harry Hines Boulevard, Dallas, TX 75235, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 109:326-30. 2007
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  16. doi request reprint Oral misoprostol for labor augmentation: a randomized controlled trial
    April T Bleich
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas 75390 9032, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 118:1255-60. 2011
    ..To estimate the efficacy of oral misoprostol for labor augmentation...
  17. ncbi request reprint A comparison of the effects of epidural and meperidine analgesia during labor on fetal heart rate
    James B Hill
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas 75390 9032, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 102:333-7. 2003
    ..To estimate the effects of initiation of epidural analgesia on fetal heart rate (FHR) patterns compared with intravenous meperidine analgesia...
  18. ncbi request reprint The significance of antiphospholipid antibodies in pregnant women with chronic hypertension
    Gerda G Zeeman
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas, Dallas, Texas, USA
    Am J Perinatol 21:275-9. 2004
    ..The significance of such antibodies in this particular group of patients can only be resolved with a large multicenter study...
  19. ncbi request reprint Ruptured membranes at term: randomized, double-blind trial of oral misoprostol for labor induction
    Julie Y Lo
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas, Dallas, Texas 75235 9032, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 101:685-9. 2003
    ..To determine if oral misoprostol can replace oxytocin for labor stimulation in women with ruptured membranes at term and without evidence of labor...
  20. doi request reprint Effect of maternal body mass index on serum magnesium levels given for seizure prophylaxis
    Carmen M Tudela
    University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Dallas, Texas 75390 9032, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 121:314-20. 2013
    ..To estimate the effect of body mass index (BMI) on magnesium levels for eclampsia prophylaxis...
  21. pmc A randomized trial of birthing with and without stirrups
    Marlene M Corton
    Division of Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 207:133.e1-5. 2012
    ..The objective of the study was to determine whether bed delivery without stirrups reduces the incidence of perineal lacerations compared with delivery in stirrups...
  22. ncbi request reprint Magnetic resonance imaging pelvimetry and the prediction of labor dystocia
    Michael V Zaretsky
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas, 5323 Harry Hines Boulevard, Dallas, TX 75235 9032, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 106:919-26. 2005
    ..To study whether magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) pelvimetry has the ability to identify those women who require cesarean delivery for labor dystocia...
  23. ncbi request reprint Homocysteine plasma concentration levels for the prediction of preeclampsia in women with chronic hypertension
    Gerda G Zeeman
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 189:574-6. 2003
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate prospectively midtrimester homocysteine concentration levels for the prediction of superimposed preeclampsia in women with chronic hypertension...
  24. doi request reprint A dose-finding study of oral misoprostol for labor augmentation
    Kathryn S Villano
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 204:560.e1-5. 2011
    ..We designed a dose-finding trial of oral misoprostol administered for labor augmentation...
  25. ncbi request reprint Selective magnesium sulfate prophylaxis for the prevention of eclampsia in women with gestational hypertension
    James M Alexander
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas 75235 9032, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 108:826-32. 2006
    ..To describe the incidence of eclampsia in women with mild gestational hypertension when only women with severe gestational hypertension are given magnesium sulfate prophylaxis...
  26. doi request reprint Ultrasonographic cervical length and risk of hemorrhage in pregnancies with placenta previa
    Irene A Stafford
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 116:595-600. 2010
    ..To estimate the relationship between cervical length and hemorrhage leading to preterm delivery in women with placenta previa...
  27. doi request reprint Effects of magnesium sulfate on preterm fetal cerebral blood flow using Doppler analysis: a randomized controlled trial
    Diane M Twickler
    University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Departments of Radiology and Obstetrics and Gynecology, Dallas, Texas 75235 9032, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 115:21-5. 2010
    ..To estimate the effects of maternal administration of magnesium sulfate on the fetal middle cerebral artery using Doppler...
  28. ncbi request reprint Transfer of inflammatory cytokines across the placenta
    Michael V Zaretsky
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, 5323 Harry Hines Boulevard, Dallas, TX 75390 9032, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 103:546-50. 2004
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine whether the placental transfer of interleukin (IL)-1alpha, IL-6, and tumor necrosis factor-alpha (TNF-alpha) occurs...
  29. ncbi request reprint Timing of birth after spontaneous onset of labor
    Peggy J Mancuso
    College of Nursing, Texas Woman s University and the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, UT Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 103:653-6. 2004
    ..To describe naturally occurring birth patterns in low-risk women with singleton gestations and spontaneous onset of labor at term...
  30. ncbi request reprint Inhibin-A levels and severity of hypertensive disorders due to pregnancy
    Gerda G Zeeman
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas, 75390 9032, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 100:140-4. 2002
    ..To evaluate the use of 3rd trimester inhibin-A levels as an adjunct to assess severity of hypertensive disorders due to pregnancy in women evaluated for preeclampsia...
  31. ncbi request reprint Risk of hepatitis B transmission in breast-fed infants of chronic hepatitis B carriers
    James B Hill
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas, 75235 9032, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 99:1049-52. 2002
    ..To measure the rate of hepatitis B (HBV) transmission from chronic HBV carriers to breast-fed infants after immunoprophylaxis...
  32. ncbi request reprint Appearance of the levator ani muscle in pregnancy as assessed by 3-D MRI
    Muriel K Boreham
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 193:2159-64. 2005
    ..The purpose of this study was to describe levator ani (LA) anatomy in postterm nulliparas using 3-dimensional (3-D) magnetic resonance (MR)...
  33. doi request reprint Urine screening for Chlamydia trachomatis during pregnancy
    Scott W Roberts
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas 75235 9032, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 117:883-5. 2011
    ..To compare the rates of Chlamydia trachomatis detection using urine and cervical secretions from pregnant women at our institution...
  34. ncbi request reprint Epidural analgesia for labor pain and its relationship to fever
    James M Alexander
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas, 5323 Harry Hines Boulevard, Dallas, TX 75390 9032, USA
    Clin Perinatol 32:777-87. 2005
    ..Thus it seems unreasonable to avoid labor epidurals due to the risk of fever. Epidural analgesia remains one of the most effective forms of pain relief in labor and is a reasonable option for most women...
  35. pmc The c-Myc-Regulated MicroRNA-17~92 (miR-17~92) and miR-106a~363 Clusters Target hCYP19A1 and hGCM1 To Inhibit Human Trophoblast Differentiation
    Premlata Kumar
    Departments of Biochemistry
    Mol Cell Biol 33:1782-96. 2013
    ....
  36. doi request reprint Seizures and intracranial hemorrhage
    Karen L Wilson
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX 75390, USA
    Obstet Gynecol Clin North Am 40:103-20. 2013
    ..This article also highlights some challenging management issues from the obstetrician's perspective...
  37. doi request reprint Placenta accreta, increta, and percreta
    Alison C Wortman
    Department of Maternal Fetal Medicine, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX 75390, USA
    Obstet Gynecol Clin North Am 40:137-54. 2013
    ..Referral to a tertiary care center and the use of a multidisciplinary care team is recommended...
  38. ncbi request reprint Umbilical vein interleukin-6 levels correlate with the severity of placental inflammation and gestational age
    Beverly Barton Rogers
    Department of Pathology, The University of Texas Southwestern Medical School, Dallas, TX, USA
    Hum Pathol 33:335-40. 2002
    ..In conclusion, umbilical venous IL6 levels correlate with the severity of acute placental inflammation, with greater IL6 elevations in term infants compared to preterm infants until the inflammation becomes severe...
  39. ncbi request reprint Oxytocin preparation stability in several common obstetric intravenous solutions
    John W Gard
    Pharmacy Services Parkland Health and Hospital Systems and the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas 75235, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 186:496-8. 2002
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine the stability of oxytocin in lactated Ringer's solution and lactated Ringer's-dextrose 5% solution over a 24-hour period at 25 degrees C and over a 7-day period at 5 degrees C...
  40. 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...