D B Nelson

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Affiliation: University of Pennsylvania
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Violence does not influence early pregnancy loss
    Deborah B Nelson
    Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104 6021, USA
    Fertil Steril 80:1205-11. 2003
  2. ncbi request reprint Self-collected versus provider-collected vaginal swabs for the diagnosis of bacterial vaginosis: an assessment of validity and reliability
    Deborah B Nelson
    Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, 921 Blockley Hall, 423 Guardian Drive, Philadelphia, PA 19104 6021, USA
    J Clin Epidemiol 56:862-6. 2003
  3. ncbi request reprint The effect of depressive symptoms and optimism on the risk of spontaneous abortion among innercity women
    Deborah B Nelson
    Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 12:569-76. 2003
  4. ncbi request reprint Tubal ligation does not affect hormonal changes during the early menopausal transition
    Deborah B Nelson
    Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA 19104 6021, USA
    Contraception 71:104-10. 2005
  5. ncbi request reprint Bacterial vaginosis in pregnancy: current findings and future directions
    Deborah B Nelson
    Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Epidemiol Rev 24:102-8. 2002
  6. ncbi request reprint Does stress influence early pregnancy loss?
    Deborah B Nelson
    Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 13:223-9. 2003
  7. ncbi request reprint Sex hormones, hemostasis and early pregnancy loss
    D B Nelson
    Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Pennsylvania, 922 Blockley Hall, 423 Guardian Drive, Philadelphia PA 19104 6021, USA
    Arch Gynecol Obstet 267:7-10. 2002
  8. ncbi request reprint Predicting participation in prospective studies of ovarian aging
    Deborah B Nelson
    Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, USA
    Menopause 11:543-8. 2004
  9. doi request reprint Placental infection with human papillomavirus is associated with spontaneous preterm delivery
    L M Gomez
    Center for Research on Reproduction and Women s Health, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, 2000 Courtyard Building, 3400 Spruce Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Hum Reprod 23:709-15. 2008
  10. ncbi request reprint Follicular phase hormone levels and menstrual bleeding status in the approach to menopause
    E W Freeman
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Pennsylvania, School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Fertil Steril 83:383-92. 2005

Detail Information

Publications35

  1. ncbi request reprint Violence does not influence early pregnancy loss
    Deborah B Nelson
    Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104 6021, USA
    Fertil Steril 80:1205-11. 2003
    ..To examine the relationship between physical violence, controlling behavior, and spontaneous abortion (SAB)...
  2. ncbi request reprint Self-collected versus provider-collected vaginal swabs for the diagnosis of bacterial vaginosis: an assessment of validity and reliability
    Deborah B Nelson
    Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, 921 Blockley Hall, 423 Guardian Drive, Philadelphia, PA 19104 6021, USA
    J Clin Epidemiol 56:862-6. 2003
    ..These study results support the use of self-collected vaginal swabs for diagnosing BV and document the reliability of BV assessment among pregnant women...
  3. ncbi request reprint The effect of depressive symptoms and optimism on the risk of spontaneous abortion among innercity women
    Deborah B Nelson
    Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 12:569-76. 2003
    ..Prior studies have documented that emotional stress can affect immune and endocrine function, which may in turn influence fertilization, implantation, embryogenesis, and successful fetal growth...
  4. ncbi request reprint Tubal ligation does not affect hormonal changes during the early menopausal transition
    Deborah B Nelson
    Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA 19104 6021, USA
    Contraception 71:104-10. 2005
    ..To determine if women with a bilateral tubal ligation (BTL) were more likely to experience hormonal changes indicative of the transition to menopause or an increase in menopausal symptoms compared to women without a BTL...
  5. ncbi request reprint Bacterial vaginosis in pregnancy: current findings and future directions
    Deborah B Nelson
    Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Epidemiol Rev 24:102-8. 2002
  6. ncbi request reprint Does stress influence early pregnancy loss?
    Deborah B Nelson
    Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 13:223-9. 2003
    ..The purpose of this study is to examine the relationship between stress, cortisol level and the risk for spontaneous abortion and determine the influence of stress on health-related behaviors...
  7. ncbi request reprint Sex hormones, hemostasis and early pregnancy loss
    D B Nelson
    Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Pennsylvania, 922 Blockley Hall, 423 Guardian Drive, Philadelphia PA 19104 6021, USA
    Arch Gynecol Obstet 267:7-10. 2002
    ..This study was designed to determine the association between coagulation factors and spontaneous abortion adjusting for sex steroids and to examine the influence of sex hormones on coagulation factors early in pregnancy...
  8. ncbi request reprint Predicting participation in prospective studies of ovarian aging
    Deborah B Nelson
    Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, USA
    Menopause 11:543-8. 2004
    ....
  9. doi request reprint Placental infection with human papillomavirus is associated with spontaneous preterm delivery
    L M Gomez
    Center for Research on Reproduction and Women s Health, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, 2000 Courtyard Building, 3400 Spruce Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Hum Reprod 23:709-15. 2008
    ..We sought to determine if human papillomavirus (HPV) infection of extravillous trophoblast cells reduces cell invasion and if placental infection is associated with adverse reproductive outcomes attributed to placental dysfunction...
  10. ncbi request reprint Follicular phase hormone levels and menstrual bleeding status in the approach to menopause
    E W Freeman
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Pennsylvania, School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Fertil Steril 83:383-92. 2005
    ....
  11. ncbi request reprint Adverse reproductive outcomes in urban women with adeno-associated virus-2 infections in early pregnancy
    F Arechavaleta-Velasco
    Center for Research on Reproduction and Women s Health, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Hum Reprod 23:29-36. 2008
    ..Here, we sought to determine if maternal AAV-2 infection early in pregnancy preceded adverse outcomes resulting from placental dysfunction...
  12. pmc Vaginal symptoms and bacterial vaginosis (BV): how useful is self-report? Development of a screening tool for predicting BV status
    D B Nelson
    Department of Public Health and Ob Gyn, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA 19122, USA
    Epidemiol Infect 135:1369-75. 2007
    ..669. This three-item prediction rule may be useful in identifying high- risk pregnant women in need of BV screening and, given the high specificity, accurately identify the group of BV-negative pregnant women...
  13. ncbi request reprint Influence of hemostatic factors on spontaneous abortion
    D B Nelson
    Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 19104-6021, USA
    Am J Perinatol 18:195-201. 2001
    ..4) and women with factor VII antigen levels below 94% of normal had a threefold increased risk of spontaneous abortion normal (OR = 3.3, 95% CI: 1.2-8.5). Similar mean levels of APC-SR, protein S, and PAP were found in the two groups...
  14. ncbi request reprint Pregnancy and obesity: a review and agenda for future research
    David B Sarwer
    Department of Psychiatry, Weight and Eating Disorders Program, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 15:720-33. 2006
    ..The paper concludes with an agenda for future research examining the relationship between obesity and pregnancy...
  15. ncbi request reprint Associations of hormones and menopausal status with depressed mood in women with no history of depression
    Ellen W Freeman
    Department of Obstetrics Gynecology, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, 19104, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 63:375-82. 2006
    ..Whether depressed mood reported in the transition to menopause by women with no history of depression is associated with menopausal status and changes in reproductive hormones is controversial and lacks scientific information...
  16. pmc First trimester bacterial vaginosis, individual microorganism levels, and risk of second trimester pregnancy loss among urban women
    Deborah B Nelson
    Department of Public Health and Obstetrics Gynecology, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA 19122, USA
    Fertil Steril 88:1396-403. 2007
    ..To examine the role of first trimester bacterial vaginosis (BV) and level of BV-associated microorganisms, diagnosed using the Nugent gram stain criteria and the risk of second trimester pregnancy loss among urban women...
  17. ncbi request reprint Characteristics and pregnancy outcomes of pregnant women asymptomatic for bacterial vaginosis
    Deborah B Nelson
    Department of Public Health College of Health Professions, Temple University, 1700 North Broad Street, Room 304F, Philadelphia, PA 19122, USA
    Matern Child Health J 12:216-22. 2008
    ..For this study, 1916 pregnant women who were 12 weeks' gestation or less were enrolled. Interviewers facilitated vaginal swab collection for BV assessment, and completed the baseline questionnaire. BV was identified by Gram stain...
  18. ncbi request reprint Symptoms associated with menopausal transition and reproductive hormones in midlife women
    Ellen W Freeman
    Departments of Obstetrics Gynecology, Psychiatry, University of Pennsylvania, 3701 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 110:230-40. 2007
    ....
  19. ncbi request reprint Association of physical activity with reproductive hormones: the Penn Ovarian Aging Study
    Kathryn H Schmitz
    Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, 423 Guardian Drive, 921 Blockley Hall, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 16:2042-7. 2007
    ..Few studies have examined associations of physical activity on hormone levels. None have examined the potential effect of the menopausal transition on the associations between physical activity and reproductive hormone levels...
  20. ncbi request reprint Effect of physical activity on menopausal symptoms among urban women
    Deborah B Nelson
    Department of Public Health, College of Health Professions, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA 19122, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 40:50-8. 2008
    ..To determine whether physical activity, measured by expended kilocalories per week (kcal.wk), decreases the risk of menopausal symptoms among African American and Caucasian women...
  21. ncbi request reprint Maternal complications with vaginal birth after cesarean delivery: a multicenter study
    George A Macones
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Leonard Davis Institute for Health Economics, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 193:1656-62. 2005
    ..This study was undertaken to determine incidence and risk factors for uterine rupture in women attempting vaginal birth after cesarean delivery (VBAC) in a wide range of hospital settings...
  22. ncbi request reprint Safety and efficacy of vaginal birth after cesarean attempts at or beyond 40 weeks of gestation
    Kara M Coassolo
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 106:700-6. 2005
    ..Logistic regression analyses were performed to assess the relationship between delivery beyond the EDD and VBAC failure or complication rate...
  23. ncbi request reprint Hormones and menopausal status as predictors of depression in women in transition to menopause
    Ellen W Freeman
    Departments of Obstetrics Gynecology, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Mudd Suite, 3701 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104 5509, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 61:62-70. 2004
    ..Associations between depressed mood and hormonal changes during transition to menopause are controversial. To our knowledge, there has been no prospective study of these associations in women commencing when they are premenopausal...
  24. ncbi request reprint Predictors of decreased libido in women during the late reproductive years
    Clarisa R Gracia
    Department of Obstetrics Gynecology, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Menopause 11:144-50. 2004
    ..To identify risk factors for decreased libido among women in the late reproductive years...
  25. ncbi request reprint Defining menopause status: creation of a new definition to identify the early changes of the menopausal transition
    Clarisa R Gracia
    Department of Obstetrics Gynecology, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Menopause 12:128-35. 2005
    ..The objective of this study was to determine which definition captures the earliest hormonal changes in the menopausal transition...
  26. ncbi request reprint Predictors of chronic pelvic pain in an urban population of women with symptoms and signs of pelvic inflammatory disease
    Catherine L Haggerty
    University of Pittsburgh, Department of Epidemiology, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15261, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 32:293-9. 2005
    ..The objective of this study was to assess the risk profile for chronic pelvic pain (CPP) after pelvic inflammatory disease (PID)...
  27. ncbi request reprint A cost-effectiveness analysis of prenatal screening strategies for Down syndrome
    Anthony O Odibo
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 106:562-8. 2005
    ..To evaluate which Down syndrome screening strategy is the most cost-effective...
  28. ncbi request reprint The relationship between obesity and race on inhibin B during the menopause transition
    Clarisa R Gracia
    Department of Obstetrics Gynecology, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Menopause 12:559-66. 2005
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine the relationship among inhibin B levels, body mass index (BMI), and race during the menopause transition...
  29. ncbi request reprint Vaginal birth after cesarean (VBAC) attempt in twin pregnancies: is it safe?
    Alison Cahill
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 193:1050-5. 2005
    ..The purpose of this study was to compare the rate of vaginal birth after cesarean (VBAC) attempt, VBAC failure, and major maternal adverse outcomes in women with a previous cesarean with twin or singleton pregnancies...
  30. ncbi request reprint Weight gain among women in the late reproductive years
    Mary D Sammel
    Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, 423 Guardian Drive, 605 Blockly Hall, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Fam Pract 20:401-9. 2003
    ..Given the impact of obesity on mortality and morbidity in women, we evaluated correlates of weight gain in women ages 35-47 years...
  31. ncbi request reprint Minimal change glomerulopathy in pregnancy
    Deborah B Nelson
    Pensacola Junior College, Pensacola, FL, USA
    Nephrol Nurs J 30:45-50, 55-6, 122. 2003
    ..Treatments, nursing interventions, and a case study are presented. Pregnancy outcomes are illustrated when a reciprocating kidney disease state exists...
  32. pmc Do short-term markers of treatment efficacy predict long-term sequelae of pelvic inflammatory disease?
    Gail M Trautmann
    University of Pittsburgh School of Public Health, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 198:30.e1-7. 2008
    ....
  33. pmc Condom use and the risk of recurrent pelvic inflammatory disease, chronic pelvic pain, or infertility following an episode of pelvic inflammatory disease
    Roberta B Ness
    University of Pittsburgh, Graduate School of Public Health, 130 DeSoto St, A530 Crabtree Hall, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    Am J Public Health 94:1327-9. 2004
    ..Consistent condom use (about 60% of encounters) at baseline also reduced these risks, after adjustment for confounders, by 30% to 60%. Self-reported persistent and consistent condom use was associated with lower rates of PID sequelae...
  34. ncbi request reprint Identifying pregnant women experiencing domestic violence in an urban emergency department
    Elizabeth M Datner
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, USA
    J Interpers Violence 22:124-35. 2007
    ..6%). These results identify a set of predictors that may be helpful in identifying pregnant women who are experiencing current domestic violence...
  35. ncbi request reprint Chlamydia antibodies, chlamydia heat shock protein, and adverse sequelae after pelvic inflammatory disease: the PID Evaluation and Clinical Health (PEACH) Study
    Roberta B Ness
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 35:129-35. 2008
    ..Among women with pelvic inflammatory disease (PID), we assessed the associations among antibodies to Chlamydia trachomatis elementary bodies (EB), antibodies to chlamydia heat shock protein (Chsp60), rates of pregnancy, and PID recurrence...