Affiliation: University of North Carolina
- The oral conditions and pregnancy study: periodontal status of a cohort of pregnant womenSusan Lieff
University of North Carolina, Department of Dental Ecology and Center for Oral and Systemic Diseases, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
J Periodontol 75:116-26. 2004..Our objective was to describe the oral health of pregnant women, to determine oral health changes during pregnancy, and to determine factors associated with maternal periodontal health or disease...
- Maternal serum C-reactive protein concentration early in pregnancy and subsequent pregnancy lossKim A Boggess
Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599, USA
Am J Perinatol 22:299-304. 2005..Future study should be directed at determining the role of maternal inflammation during early pregnancy development and placentation...
- Progressive periodontal disease and risk of very preterm deliverySteven Offenbacher
Department of Periodontology, Center for Oral and Systemic Diseases, University of North Carolina School of Dentistry, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599 7455, USA
Obstet Gynecol 107:29-36. 2006..The goal was to estimate whether maternal periodontal disease was predictive of preterm (less than 37 weeks) or very preterm (less than 32 weeks) births...
- Pulmonary hypertension in sickle cell diseaseKenneth I Ataga
Department of Medicine, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA
Am J Med 117:665-9. 2004..We sought to determine the prevalence of pulmonary hypertension in adult patients with sickle cell disease and to identify factors associated with this life-threatening complication...
- UGT1A1 promoter polymorphisms and the development of hyperbilirubinemia and gallbladder disease in children with sickle cell anemiaShannon L Carpenter
Division of Hematology Oncology, Department of Pediatrics, University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio, Texas 78207, USA
Am J Hematol 83:800-3. 2008..UGT1A1 genotyping should be considered as a screening tool for predicting children most likely to develop gallbladder disease at a young age...