J Owen

Summary

Affiliation: University of Alabama at Birmingham
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Can shortened midtrimester cervical length predict very early spontaneous preterm birth?
    John Owen
    University of Alabama at Birmingham, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 191:298-303. 2004
  2. doi request reprint Cervical cerclage for the prevention of preterm birth
    John Owen
    Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Alabama, Birmingham, Birmingham, AL 35233, USA
    Obstet Gynecol Clin North Am 39:25-33. 2012
  3. ncbi request reprint Mid-trimester endovaginal sonography in women at high risk for spontaneous preterm birth
    J Owen
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 619 19th St S, OHB 458, Birmingham, AL 35249 7333, USA
    JAMA 286:1340-8. 2001
  4. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of the cervix by ultrasound for the prediction of preterm birth
    John Owen
    The Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, The University of Alabama at Birmingham, 619, 19th Street South OHB 458, Birmingham, AL 35249, USA
    Clin Perinatol 30:735-55. 2003
  5. ncbi request reprint What we have learned about cervical ultrasound
    John Owen
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Maternal Fetal Medicine Division, The University of Alabama at Birmingham, AL, USA
    Semin Perinatol 27:194-203. 2003
  6. doi request reprint Association between body mass index and pregnancy outcome in a randomized trial of cerclage for short cervix
    C K Farinelli
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of California, Irvine, CA 92869, USA
    Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol 40:669-73. 2012
  7. pmc Timing of mid-trimester cervical length shortening in high-risk women
    J M Szychowski
    University of Alabama at Birmingham, Department of Biostatistics, Birmingham, Alabama 35249 7333, USA
    Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol 33:70-5. 2009
  8. ncbi request reprint The effectiveness and costs of elective cesarean delivery for fetal macrosomia diagnosed by ultrasound
    D J Rouse
    Center for Obstetric Research, Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 35233 7333, USA
    JAMA 276:1480-6. 1996
  9. ncbi request reprint Comparison of two oxytocin regimens to prevent uterine atony at cesarean delivery: a randomized controlled trial
    M B Munn
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, The University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 98:386-90. 2001
  10. doi request reprint High-dose oxytocin is not associated with maternal temperature elevation: a retrospective cohort study of mid-trimester pregnancy with intrauterine fetal demise
    M A Frölich
    Department of Anesthesiology and Center for the Development of Functional Imaging CDFI, University of Alabama, Birmingham, AL 35080, USA
    Int J Obstet Anesth 20:30-3. 2011

Research Grants

  1. Vaginal Ultrasound Cerclage Trial
    John Owen; Fiscal Year: 2007
  2. Midcareer Award in Patient-Oriented Research
    John Owen; Fiscal Year: 2007

Collaborators

Detail Information

Publications33

  1. ncbi request reprint Can shortened midtrimester cervical length predict very early spontaneous preterm birth?
    John Owen
    University of Alabama at Birmingham, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 191:298-303. 2004
    ..The study was undertaken to test the hypothesis that shortened midtrimester cervical length is more predictive of early (<26 weeks) than later (26-34 weeks) spontaneous preterm birth...
  2. doi request reprint Cervical cerclage for the prevention of preterm birth
    John Owen
    Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Alabama, Birmingham, Birmingham, AL 35233, USA
    Obstet Gynecol Clin North Am 39:25-33. 2012
    ..1). Although cerclage benefit increases as the cervix shortens to less than 25 mm, it is appropriate to offer cerclage to women with shortened cervical length of less than 25 mm, and particularly those with a coexistent U-shaped funnel...
  3. ncbi request reprint Mid-trimester endovaginal sonography in women at high risk for spontaneous preterm birth
    J Owen
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 619 19th St S, OHB 458, Birmingham, AL 35249 7333, USA
    JAMA 286:1340-8. 2001
    ..Although shortened cervical length has been consistently associated with spontaneous preterm birth, it is not known when in gestation this risk factor becomes apparent...
  4. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of the cervix by ultrasound for the prediction of preterm birth
    John Owen
    The Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, The University of Alabama at Birmingham, 619, 19th Street South OHB 458, Birmingham, AL 35249, USA
    Clin Perinatol 30:735-55. 2003
    ..In summary, the clinical usefulness of these observations will be realized only through further investigation into the pathophysiology of spontaneous preterm birth and through controlled, clinical-intervention trials...
  5. ncbi request reprint What we have learned about cervical ultrasound
    John Owen
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Maternal Fetal Medicine Division, The University of Alabama at Birmingham, AL, USA
    Semin Perinatol 27:194-203. 2003
    ....
  6. doi request reprint Association between body mass index and pregnancy outcome in a randomized trial of cerclage for short cervix
    C K Farinelli
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of California, Irvine, CA 92869, USA
    Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol 40:669-73. 2012
    ..To evaluate whether increasing body mass index (BMI) alters the efficacy of ultrasound-directed cerclage in women with a history of preterm birth...
  7. pmc Timing of mid-trimester cervical length shortening in high-risk women
    J M Szychowski
    University of Alabama at Birmingham, Department of Biostatistics, Birmingham, Alabama 35249 7333, USA
    Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol 33:70-5. 2009
    ..To examine the natural history of cervical length shortening in women who had experienced at least one prior spontaneous preterm birth at between 17+0 and 33+6 weeks' gestation...
  8. ncbi request reprint The effectiveness and costs of elective cesarean delivery for fetal macrosomia diagnosed by ultrasound
    D J Rouse
    Center for Obstetric Research, Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 35233 7333, USA
    JAMA 276:1480-6. 1996
    ..To quantitate the potential effectiveness and monetary costs of a policy of elective cesarean delivery for fetal macrosomia diagnosed by ultrasound...
  9. ncbi request reprint Comparison of two oxytocin regimens to prevent uterine atony at cesarean delivery: a randomized controlled trial
    M B Munn
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, The University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 98:386-90. 2001
    ..To determine if high-dose oxytocin reduces the need for additional uterotonic agents at cesarean...
  10. doi request reprint High-dose oxytocin is not associated with maternal temperature elevation: a retrospective cohort study of mid-trimester pregnancy with intrauterine fetal demise
    M A Frölich
    Department of Anesthesiology and Center for the Development of Functional Imaging CDFI, University of Alabama, Birmingham, AL 35080, USA
    Int J Obstet Anesth 20:30-3. 2011
    ..In this retrospective cohort study, we evaluated whether intravenous oxytocin has a fever-inducing effect. Oxytocin augments secretion of prostaglandins E(2) and F(2α) which are inflammatory mediators known to elevate body temperature...
  11. ncbi request reprint Ultrasound findings and multiple marker screening in trisomy 18
    C G Brumfield
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, The University of Alabama at Birmingham, 35233 7333, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 95:51-4. 2000
    ..To compare detection of trisomy 18 in the second trimester by ultrasound and multiple-marker testing...
  12. ncbi request reprint Active phase labor arrest: revisiting the 2-hour minimum
    D J Rouse
    Center for Research in Women s Health, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama 35249 7333, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 98:550-4. 2001
    ..To generate contemporary uterine activity and labor progress data for oxytocin-augmented labor, and assess whether 2 hours of active phase labor arrest with at least 200 Montevideo units justifies cesarean delivery...
  13. ncbi request reprint Randomized trial of single-dose versus multiple-dose cefotetan for the postpartum treatment of intrapartum chorioamnionitis
    S J Chapman
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Alabama at Birmingham 35233 7333, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 177:831-4. 1997
    ..Our purpose was to determine whether a single postpartum dose of a cephalosporin would effectively treat women with intrapartum chorioamnionitis and decrease the length of hospitalization...
  14. ncbi request reprint Can prenatal ultrasound findings predict ambulatory status in fetuses with open spina bifida?
    J R Biggio
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine and Reproductive Genetics, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 35249 7333, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 185:1016-20. 2001
    ..To determine whether prenatal sonographic findings in fetuses with open spina bifida can predict ambulatory potential and the need for postnatal shunt placement...
  15. ncbi request reprint Laminaria versus extra-amniotic saline solution infusion for cervical ripening in second-trimester labor inductions
    B B Hogg
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 35249-7333, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 184:1145-8. 2001
    ....
  16. pmc High-dose vaginal misoprostol versus concentrated oxytocin plus low-dose vaginal misoprostol for midtrimester labor induction: a randomized trial
    Francis S Nuthalapaty
    Center for Research in Women s Health, Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Department of Obstetrics Gynecology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 193:1065-70. 2005
    ..This study was undertaken to compare the efficacy and side effects of a high-dose vaginal misoprostol regimen to concentrated intravenous oxytocin plus low-dose vaginal misoprostol for midtrimester labor induction...
  17. ncbi request reprint Number and gestational age of prior preterm births does not modify the predictive value of a short cervix
    Nicole P Yost
    University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 191:241-6. 2004
    ....
  18. ncbi request reprint Natural history of cervical funneling in women at high risk for spontaneous preterm birth
    Vincenzo Berghella
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Jefferson Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19107, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 109:863-9. 2007
    ..To estimate the natural history of funneling in the second trimester by transvaginal ultrasonograms and whether funneling increases the risk of spontaneous birth...
  19. ncbi request reprint Fetal open spina bifida: a natural history of disease progression in utero
    Joseph R Biggio
    University of Alabama at Birmingham, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine and Reproductive Genetics, Birmingham, Alabama 35249 7333, USA
    Prenat Diagn 24:287-9. 2004
    ..To determine the natural history of the prenatal development of ventriculomegaly and talipes in fetuses with open spina bifida...
  20. doi request reprint Decreasing incidence of postcesarean endometritis with extended-spectrum antibiotic prophylaxis
    Alan T N Tita
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, and Infection Control Unit, UAB Hospital, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 111:51-6. 2008
    ..To describe the effect of an extended-spectrum prophylactic antibiotic regimen on postcesarean endometritis...
  21. ncbi request reprint Second-trimester cervical sonography: features other than cervical length to predict spontaneous preterm birth
    Nicole P Yost
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, 5323 Harry Hines Boulevard, Dallas, TX 75390 9032, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 103:457-62. 2004
    ..To estimate whether cervical and lower uterine segment characteristics other than cervical length and funneling predict recurrent preterm birth...
  22. ncbi request reprint Vaginal misoprostol versus concentrated oxytocin and vaginal PGE2 for second-trimester labor induction
    Patrick S Ramsey
    Center for Research in Women s Health, Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Department of Obstetrics Gynecology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama 35249 7333, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 104:138-45. 2004
    ..To compare the efficacy, side effects, and complications of high-dose vaginal misoprostol with concentrated intravenous oxytocin plus low-dose vaginal prostaglandin (PGE(2)) for second-trimester labor induction...
  23. doi request reprint Impact of extended-spectrum antibiotic prophylaxis on incidence of postcesarean surgical wound infection
    Alan T N Tita
    Center for Women s Reproductive Health, Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Medicine, Birmingham, AL, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 199:303.e1-3. 2008
    ..We assessed the impact of an extended-spectrum antibiotic prophylaxis regimen (azithromycin in addition to recommended narrow-spectrum cephalosporin) on postcesarean incisional wound infection...
  24. ncbi request reprint Effect of coitus on recurrent preterm birth
    Nicole P Yost
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 107:793-7. 2006
    ..To estimate the impact of sexual behavior on the risk of recurrent spontaneous preterm birth at less than 37 weeks of gestation...
  25. ncbi request reprint Link between ADAMTS-13 and troponin levels?
    David C Sane
    Crit Care Med 36:2959-60; author reply 2960-1. 2008
  26. ncbi request reprint A randomized trial of intrapartum analgesia in women with severe preeclampsia
    Barbara B Head
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama 35249 7333, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 99:452-7. 2002
    ..To estimate whether the cesarean delivery rate differs between women with severe preeclampsia who receive intrapartum epidural analgesia versus patient-controlled intravenous opioid analgesia...
  27. ncbi request reprint An outcomes analysis of five prenatal screening strategies for trisomy 21 in women younger than 35 years
    Joseph R Biggio
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine and Reproductive Genetics, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Ala, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 190:721-9. 2004
    ..This study was undertaken to examine the cost-effectiveness and procedural-related losses associated with 5 prenatal screening strategies for fetal aneuploidy in women under 35 years old...
  28. ncbi request reprint Quinine-induced disseminated intravascular coagulation: case report and review of the literature
    Mark T Knower
    Section on Pulmonary and Critical Care, Ochsner Clinic North Shore, 804 Heavens Drive, Suite 105, Mandeville, LA 70471, USA
    Intensive Care Med 29:1007-11. 2003
    ..To describe the clinical course of quinine-induced disseminated intravascular coagulation (DIC) and review all previous cases reported in the medical literature...
  29. ncbi request reprint Inappropriate use of positive predictive value in describing the rapid collagen binding assay for von Willebrand factor cleaving protease
    Mary Ann Knovich
    Thromb Haemost 89:768-9. 2003
  30. 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...
  31. ncbi request reprint Effect of generalist preceptor specialty in a third-year clerkship on career choice
    John D Gazewood
    University of Virginia Health System, Charlottesville, VA 22908, USA
    Fam Med 34:673-7. 2002
    ..This study determined if the specialty of an assigned generalist preceptor during a third-year ambulatory clerkship affected medical students' choice of a generalist career...
  32. ncbi request reprint Factor V Leiden, hormone replacement therapy, and risk of venous thromboembolic events in women with coronary disease
    David M Herrington
    Department of Internal Medicine, Sections on Cardiology, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC 27157 1040, USA
    Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol 22:1012-7. 2002
    ..If factor V Leiden genotyping becomes less expensive, it could be cost effective to screen for the presence of the mutation before instituting HRT in women with coronary disease...
  33. ncbi request reprint The association of maternal weight with cesarean risk, labor duration, and cervical dilation rate during labor induction
    Francis S Nuthalapaty
    Center for Research in Women s Health, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 619 19th Street South, OHB 451, Birmingham, AL 35249 7333, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 103:452-6. 2004
    ..To assess the relationship among maternal weight and cesarean delivery, cervical dilation rate, and labor duration...

Research Grants2

  1. Vaginal Ultrasound Cerclage Trial
    John Owen; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..correlate these markers with the success of failure of cerclage B. further define possible mechanisms of early spontaneous preterm birth. ..
  2. Midcareer Award in Patient-Oriented Research
    John Owen; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..abstract_text> ..