Dwight Rouse

Summary

Affiliation: University of Alabama at Birmingham
Country: USA

Publications

  1. 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
  2. ncbi request reprint The Maternal-Fetal Medicine Units cesarean registry: chorioamnionitis at term and its duration-relationship to outcomes
    Dwight J Rouse
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Center for Research in Women s Health, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 35249 7333, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 191:211-6. 2004
  3. ncbi request reprint Blood transfusion and cesarean delivery
    Dwight J Rouse
    Department of Obstetrics, The University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama 35249 7333, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 108:891-7. 2006
  4. 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
  5. ncbi request reprint Intrapartum chlorhexidine vaginal irrigation and chorioamnion and placental microbial colonization
    D J Rouse
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Center for Research in Women s Health, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL, USA
    Int J Gynaecol Obstet 83:165-9. 2003
  6. 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
  7. doi request reprint Magnesium sulfate for the prevention of cerebral palsy
    Dwight J Rouse
    Center for Women s Reproductive Health, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL 35249, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 200:610-2. 2009
  8. ncbi request reprint Potential cost-effectiveness of nutrition interventions to prevent adverse pregnancy outcomes in the developing world
    Dwight J Rouse
    Center for Research in Women s Health, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL 35249, USA
    J Nutr 133:1640S-1644S. 2003
  9. ncbi request reprint Data monitoring and safety committees and their operations
    Dwight J Rouse
    Center for Research in Women s Health, Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL 35249 7333, USA
    Obstet Gynecol Surv 58:329-36. 2003
  10. 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

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Publications74

  1. 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...
  2. ncbi request reprint The Maternal-Fetal Medicine Units cesarean registry: chorioamnionitis at term and its duration-relationship to outcomes
    Dwight J Rouse
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Center for Research in Women s Health, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 35249 7333, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 191:211-6. 2004
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate the relationship between chorioamnionitis and its duration to adverse maternal, fetal, and neonatal outcomes...
  3. ncbi request reprint Blood transfusion and cesarean delivery
    Dwight J Rouse
    Department of Obstetrics, The University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama 35249 7333, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 108:891-7. 2006
    ..To evaluate risks for intraoperative or postoperative packed red blood cell transfusion in women who underwent cesarean delivery...
  4. 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...
  5. ncbi request reprint Intrapartum chlorhexidine vaginal irrigation and chorioamnion and placental microbial colonization
    D J Rouse
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Center for Research in Women s Health, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL, USA
    Int J Gynaecol Obstet 83:165-9. 2003
    ..To determine whether intrapartum chlorhexidine vaginal irrigation reduces microbial colonization of the chorioamnion or placenta...
  6. 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...
  7. doi request reprint Magnesium sulfate for the prevention of cerebral palsy
    Dwight J Rouse
    Center for Women s Reproductive Health, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL 35249, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 200:610-2. 2009
    ..In the United States, the use of MgSO(4) for fetal neuroprotection has the potential to prevent 1000 cases of handicapping cerebral palsy annually...
  8. ncbi request reprint Potential cost-effectiveness of nutrition interventions to prevent adverse pregnancy outcomes in the developing world
    Dwight J Rouse
    Center for Research in Women s Health, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL 35249, USA
    J Nutr 133:1640S-1644S. 2003
    ..If such trials establish effectiveness, credible cost-effectiveness analyses can then be performed...
  9. ncbi request reprint Data monitoring and safety committees and their operations
    Dwight J Rouse
    Center for Research in Women s Health, Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL 35249 7333, USA
    Obstet Gynecol Surv 58:329-36. 2003
    ..In this review, an overview of the important and evolving role of data monitoring and safety committees is provided...
  10. 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...
  11. ncbi request reprint Survival of triplets who are born to teen mothers in the United States
    Monica R Alexander
    Department of Maternal and Child Health, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 1665 University Blvd, Room 320, Birmingham, AL 35294, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 191:2097-102. 2004
    ....
  12. doi request reprint Determinants of stillbirth in Zambia
    Elizabeth M Stringer
    University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Medicine, Birmingham, Alabama, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 117:1151-9. 2011
    ..The objective of this study was to estimate the rates and determinants of stillbirth in an urban African obstetric population...
  13. ncbi request reprint Use of vaginally administered chlorhexidine during labor to improve pregnancy outcomes
    Robert L Goldenberg
    Center for Research in Women s Health, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama 35233 1602, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 107:1139-46. 2006
    ..Our objective was to determine the potential for chlorhexidine used as a vaginal and neonatal wash to reduce adverse outcomes of pregnancy, especially in developing countries...
  14. doi request reprint 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...
  15. doi request reprint Fetal anomalies in obese women: the contribution of diabetes
    Joseph R Biggio
    University of Alabama at Birmingham Center for Women s Reproductive Health, Birmingham, Alabama, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 115:290-6. 2010
    ..To examine temporal changes in maternal weight and the association with major structural anomalies and other factors, such as diabetes, in our primary obstetric population...
  16. ncbi request reprint Two decades of the safe motherhood initiative: time for another wooden spoon award?
    Alan T N Tita
    Center for Women s Reproductive Health and Maternal Fetal Medicine Division, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama 35233, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 110:972-6. 2007
    ....
  17. ncbi request reprint What is a failed labor induction?
    Monique G Lin
    Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Department of Obstetrics Gynecology, Center for Research in Women s Health, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama, USA
    Clin Obstet Gynecol 49:585-93. 2006
    ..Labor duration, cervical dilation, and uterine activity necessary to attain the active phase are reviewed. A practical definition of failed induction of labor is suggested...
  18. pmc Emerging concepts in antibiotic prophylaxis for cesarean delivery: a systematic review
    Alan T N Tita
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama 35233, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 113:675-82. 2009
    ..To review the current status of antibiotic prophylaxis for cesarean delivery, emerging strategies to enhance the effectiveness of antibiotic prophylaxis in reducing postcesarean infection, and the implications of the emerging practices...
  19. doi request reprint Cesarean delivery for abnormal labor
    Melissa S Mancuso
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Center for Women s Reproductive Health, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 619 19th Street South, Old Hillman Building Room 446, Birmingham, AL 35249 7333, USA
    Clin Perinatol 35:479-90, ix. 2008
    ..Cesarean delivery in the second stage should be avoided for at least 4 hours if there is progressive fetal descent...
  20. pmc Higher maternal gestational glucose concentration is associated with lower offspring insulin sensitivity and altered beta-cell function
    Nikki C Bush
    Department of Nutrition Sciences, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama 35294, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 96:E803-9. 2011
    ..However, studies examining the effects of maternal glucose concentration on measures of insulin sensitivity and β-cell response in prepubertal children are limited...
  21. ncbi request reprint Antenatal herpes serologic screening: an appraisal of the evidence
    Alan T N Tita
    Center for Research in Women s Health, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama 35233, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 108:1247-53. 2006
    ..We undertook this review to assess the appropriateness of such screening, making relevant comparisons to established antenatal human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) and hepatitis B virus (HBV) screening programs...
  22. pmc Maternal glucose concentration during pregnancy predicts fat and lean mass of prepubertal offspring
    Paula C Chandler-Laney
    Department of Nutrition Sciences, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama, USA
    Diabetes Care 34:741-5. 2011
    ..A secondary goal was to examine whether the association between maternal glucose and children's body fat was independent of energy intake, energy expenditure, or physical activity...
  23. ncbi request reprint Perinatal and maternal outcomes in women with sickle or hemoglobin C trait
    Alan T N Tita
    Center for Women s Reproductive Health and Maternal Fetal Medicine Division, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama 35233, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 110:1113-9. 2007
    ..There is a paucity of studies of outcomes in carriers of hemoglobin C. We examined the prevalence of hemoglobin C and S carrier status (Hb AC and Hb AS, respectively) and their effect on pregnancy outcomes...
  24. pmc Perioperative antibiotic prophylaxis for nonlaboring cesarean delivery
    Mara J Dinsmoor
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 114:752-6. 2009
    ..To estimate the efficacy of antibiotic prophylaxis at the time of nonlaboring cesarean delivery in reducing postpartum infection-related complications...
  25. ncbi request reprint Potentially preventable excess mortality among higher-order multiples
    Hamisu M Salihu
    Department of Maternal and Child Health, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama 35294, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 102:679-84. 2003
    ..To estimate the level of potentially preventable excess mortality achievable by avoiding the creation of higher-order multiple gestation with assisted reproductive technologies...
  26. pmc Effect of nevirapine toxicity on choice of perinatal HIV prevention strategies
    Jeffrey S A Stringer
    Center for Research in Women s Health, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL, USA
    Am J Public Health 92:365-6. 2002
    ..This study evaluated the validity of concerns about the toxicity of nevirapine (NVP) that have delayed its implementation as a perinatal HIV prevention strategy...
  27. ncbi request reprint Placenta previa: neonatal death after live births in the United States
    Hamisu M Salihu
    Department of Maternal and Child Health, School of Public Health, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 320 Ryals Building, 1665 University Boulevard, Birmingham, AL 35294 0022, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 188:1305-9. 2003
    ..The purpose of this study was to describe neonatal mortality rates among live births that were complicated by placenta previa in the United States...
  28. ncbi request reprint Nevirapine to prevent mother-to-child transmission of HIV-1 among women of unknown serostatus
    Jeffrey S A Stringer
    Schools of Medicine and Public Health, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama, USA
    Lancet 362:1850-3. 2003
  29. ncbi request reprint Clinical practice. Genital herpes
    David W Kimberlin
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL 35233, USA
    N Engl J Med 350:1970-7. 2004
  30. ncbi request reprint The association of parity with mortality outcomes among triplets
    Hamisu M Salihu
    Department of Maternal and Child Health, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 190:784-9. 2004
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate the association of parity with stillbirth and neonatal and infant death among triplets...
  31. ncbi request reprint The impact of obesity on obstetrical practice and outcome
    Francis S Nuthalapaty
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Center for Research in Women s Health, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama 35249 7333, USA
    Clin Obstet Gynecol 47:898-913; discussion 980-1. 2004
  32. ncbi request reprint Therapies administered to mothers at risk for preterm birth and neurodevelopmental outcome in their infants
    Patrick S Ramsey
    Center for Research in Women s Health, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology 458 Old Hillman Building, 619 19th Street South, Birmingham, AL 35249 7333, USA
    Clin Perinatol 29:725-43. 2002
    ..Thus, it is incumbent upon ongoing and future interventional studies to consider long-term outcome assessment as a critical component of the overall evaluation of efficacy of obstetric therapies...
  33. ncbi request reprint Perinatal mortality associated with abruptio placenta in singletons and multiples
    Hamisu M Salihu
    Department of Maternal and Child Health, University of Alabama at Birmingham 35294, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 193:198-203. 2005
    ..This study was undertaken to investigate the association among plurality (number of fetuses per pregnancy), abruptio placenta, and perinatal mortality...
  34. ncbi request reprint Subcutaneous tissue reapproximation, alone or in combination with drain, in obese women undergoing cesarean delivery
    Patrick S Ramsey
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Center for Research in Women s Health, University of Alabama at Birmingham, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 105:967-73. 2005
    ..To compare the efficacy of subcutaneous suture reapproximation alone with suture plus subcutaneous drain for the prevention of wound complications in obese women undergoing cesarean delivery...
  35. ncbi request reprint Screening for gestational diabetes mellitus in the subsequent pregnancy: is it worthwhile?
    George C Lu
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Center for Research in Women s Health, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 187:918-21. 2002
    ....
  36. ncbi request reprint Maternal morbidity associated with multiple repeat cesarean deliveries
    Robert M Silver
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Utah School of Medicine, Salt Lake City, Utah 84132, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 107:1226-32. 2006
    ..Our objective was to estimate the magnitude of increased maternal morbidity associated with increasing number of cesarean deliveries...
  37. pmc The effect of maternal body mass index on neonatal outcome in women receiving a single course of antenatal corticosteroids
    Jason N Hashima
    Department of Obstetrics, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, OR, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 202:263.e1-5. 2010
    ..The aim of this study was to determine the effect of maternal body mass index on the incidence of neonatal prematurity morbidities in those who receive corticosteroids...
  38. 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...
  39. pmc A multicenter, randomized trial of treatment for mild gestational diabetes
    Mark B Landon
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Ohio State University, Columbus, USA
    N Engl J Med 361:1339-48. 2009
    ..It is uncertain whether treatment of mild gestational diabetes mellitus improves pregnancy outcomes...
  40. pmc Comparison of transverse and vertical skin incision for emergency cesarean delivery
    Blair J Wylie
    Department of Obstetrics, Columbia University, New York, New York, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 115:1134-40. 2010
    ..To compare incision-to-delivery intervals and related maternal and neonatal outcomes by skin incision in primary and repeat emergent cesarean deliveries...
  41. ncbi request reprint The MFMU Cesarean Registry: impact of fetal size on trial of labor success for patients with previous cesarean for dystocia
    Alan M Peaceman
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 195:1127-31. 2006
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine the influence of change in infant birth weight between pregnancies on the outcome of a trial of labor for women whose first cesarean delivery was performed for dystocia...
  42. doi request reprint Antiretroviral therapy in antenatal care to increase treatment initiation in HIV-infected pregnant women: a stepped-wedge evaluation
    William P Killam
    Department of Ob Gyn, University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Medicine, Birmingham, Alabama 35294 0024, USA
    AIDS 24:85-91. 2010
    ..Adjusted odds ratios (AORs) and confidence intervals (CIs) for enrollment and initiation proportions were estimated through a logistic regression model accounting for clinical site cluster and time effects...
  43. ncbi request reprint The MFMU Cesarean Registry: uterine atony after primary cesarean delivery
    Dwight J Rouse
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Center for Research in Women s Health, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 193:1056-60. 2005
    ..The purpose of this study was to define independent risk factors for uterine atony after primary cesarean delivery, and to assess their overall association with atony in the study cohort...
  44. ncbi request reprint Trial of labor after one previous cesarean delivery for multifetal gestation
    Michael W Varner
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Utah School of Medicine, Salt Lake City, Utah 84132, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 110:814-9. 2007
    ..To estimate success rates and risks with a trial of labor after one previous cesarean delivery for multifetal gestation compared with one previous cesarean delivery for a singleton pregnancy...
  45. ncbi request reprint The Maternal-Fetal Medicine Units Cesarean Registry: safety and efficacy of a trial of labor in preterm pregnancy after a prior cesarean delivery
    Celeste P Durnwald
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 195:1119-26. 2006
    ....
  46. ncbi request reprint Single versus weekly courses of antenatal corticosteroids: evaluation of safety and efficacy
    Ronald J Wapner
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Drexel University College of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 195:633-42. 2006
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine if weekly corticosteroids improve neonatal outcome without undue harm...
  47. 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...
  48. 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...
  49. pmc The effect of active and passive household cigarette smoke exposure on pregnant women with asthma
    Roger B Newman
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Medical University of South Carolina, Ste 634, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    Chest 137:601-8. 2010
    ..The article was designed to estimate the effect of active and passive household cigarette smoke exposure on asthma severity and obstetric and neonatal outcomes in pregnant women with asthma...
  50. ncbi request reprint The MFMU Cesarean Registry: impact of time of day on cesarean complications
    Jennifer L Bailit
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 195:1132-7. 2006
    ..Studies suggest that sleep deprivation adversely affects performance. We hypothesized that cesarean delivery complications would be more frequent during the night shift (11 pm-7 am), and evaluated morbidities by delivery shift...
  51. doi request reprint Influence of maternal asthma and asthma severity on newborn morphometry
    Julie S Moldenhauer
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan, USA
    J Asthma 47:145-9. 2010
    ..To determine if maternal asthma or asthma severity affects newborn morphometry...
  52. ncbi request reprint Clinical trial of chlorhexidine vaginal irrigation to prevent peripartal infection in nulliparous women
    Dwight J Rouse
    Department of Center for Research in Women s Health, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 189:166-70. 2003
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine whether intrapartum chlorhexidine vaginal irrigations prevent peripartal infection in nulliparous women at >or=32 weeks of gestation...
  53. ncbi request reprint Complications of anesthesia for cesarean delivery
    Steven L Bloom
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas 75390 9032, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 106:281-7. 2005
    ....
  54. doi request reprint Maternal-Fetal Medicine Units Network cesarean registry: impact of shift change on cesarean complications
    Jennifer L Bailit
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 198:173.e1-5. 2008
    ..This study was undertaken to evaluate the effect of change of shift for physicians and nurses on complications associated with cesarean delivery...
  55. ncbi request reprint Pelvic umbrella pack for refractory obstetric hemorrhage secondary to posterior uterine rupture
    Rebecca J Howard
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama 35249, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 100:1061-3. 2002
    ..Pelvic hemorrhage continues to be a serious complication of pregnancy and can lead to significant maternal morbidity. The pelvic umbrella pack is a useful alternative to control pelvic bleeding when standard measures fail...
  56. ncbi request reprint Trial of labor in women with transverse vaginal septa
    Elizabeth N Blanton
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama 35249 7333, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 101:1110-2. 2003
    ..Transverse vaginal septa are rare anomalies that may be first diagnosed during pregnancy. Management options including elective cesarean delivery, incision before labor, and a trial of labor have been proposed...
  57. 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...
  58. pmc Bone metabolism in pregnant women exposed to single compared with multiple courses of corticosteroids
    Mary A Carroll
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Texas Houston, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 111:1352-8. 2008
    ..To compare markers of maternal bone metabolism between women who received a single compared with multiple courses of antenatal corticosteroids...
  59. doi request reprint Progesterone for preterm birth prevention: an evolving intervention
    Alan Thevenet N Tita
    Center for Women s Reproductive Health, Maternal Fetal Medicine Division, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 200:219-24. 2009
    ..In some women, progesterone reduces the risk of PTB. Further study is required to identify appropriate candidates and optimal formulations...
  60. ncbi request reprint Cesarean delivery and risk of herpes simplex virus infection
    Dwight J Rouse
    JAMA 289:2208; author reply 2208-9. 2003
  61. ncbi request reprint Spirometry is related to perinatal outcomes in pregnant women with asthma
    Michael Schatz
    Department of Allergy, Kaiser Permanente, San Diego, CA, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 194:120-6. 2006
    ..The purpose of this study was to test the hypothesis that maternal asthma symptoms and pulmonary function are related to adverse perinatal outcomes...
  62. ncbi request reprint What we have learned about conducting randomized controlled trials in the NICHD MFMU network
    Elizabeth A Thom
    The George Washington University, Washington, DC, USA
    Semin Perinatol 27:253-60. 2003
    ..Changes that the Network group made to their organization and methodology as a result of these issues are described, together with their application to some of the other trials proposed and conducted by the group...
  63. doi request reprint Previous preterm cesarean delivery and risk of subsequent uterine rupture
    Anthony C Sciscione
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Christiana Care Health System, Newark, Delaware 19713, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 111:648-53. 2008
    ..To determine if women with a history of a previous preterm cesarean delivery experienced an increased risk of subsequent uterine rupture compared with women who had a previous nonclassic term cesarean delivery...
  64. ncbi request reprint The National Institute of Child Health and Human Development Maternal-Fetal Medicine Units Network Beneficial Effects of Antenatal Repeated Steroids study: impact of repeated doses of antenatal corticosteroids on placental growth and histologic findings
    Joram Sawady
    Department of Pathology, Metro Health Medical Center, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 197:281.e1-8. 2007
    ..In utero exposure to repeated doses of antenatal corticosteroids (ACSs) has been shown to reduce fetal growth. Our goal was to evaluate whether weekly betamethasone (R-ACS) alters placental growth and histologic findings...
  65. 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...
  66. ncbi request reprint Perioperative morbidity and mortality among human immunodeficiency virus infected women undergoing cesarean delivery
    Judette Louis
    Wayne State University, Detroit, MI, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 110:385-90. 2007
    ..To determine whether human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)-infected women have a higher rate of postcesarean morbidity and mortality compared with women without HIV infection...
  67. ncbi request reprint Risk of uterine rupture and adverse perinatal outcome at term after cesarean delivery
    Catherine Y Spong
    National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, Bethesda, Maryland, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 110:801-7. 2007
    ....
  68. ncbi request reprint Outcomes of induction of labor after one prior cesarean
    William A Grobman
    Departments of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Northwestern University, 333 East Superior Street, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 109:262-9. 2007
    ..To compare pregnancy outcomes in women with one prior low-transverse cesarean delivery after induction of labor with pregnancy outcomes after spontaneous labor...
  69. ncbi request reprint Pregnancy outcomes for women with placenta previa in relation to the number of prior cesarean deliveries
    William A Grobman
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 110:1249-55. 2007
    ..To estimate the association between the number of prior cesarean deliveries and pregnancy outcomes among women with placenta previa...
  70. doi request reprint Labor outcomes with increasing number of prior vaginal births after cesarean delivery
    Brian M Mercer
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Case Western Reserve University MetroHealth Medical Center, Cleveland, Ohio 44109 1989, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 111:285-91. 2008
    ..To estimate the success rates and risks of an attempted vaginal birth after cesarean delivery (VBAC) according to the number of prior successful VBACs...
  71. ncbi request reprint Development of a nomogram for prediction of vaginal birth after cesarean delivery
    William A Grobman
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois 60611, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 109:806-12. 2007
    ..To develop a model based on factors available at the first prenatal visit that predicts chance of successful vaginal birth after cesarean delivery (VBAC) for individual patients who undergo a trial of labor...
  72. ncbi request reprint Fetal pulse oximetry and cesarean delivery
    Steven L Bloom
    University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX 75390, USA
    N Engl J Med 355:2195-202. 2006
    ..Knowledge of fetal oxygen saturation, as an adjunct to electronic fetal monitoring, may be associated with a significant change in the rate of cesarean deliveries or the infant's condition at birth...
  73. ncbi request reprint Long-term outcomes after repeat doses of antenatal corticosteroids
    Ronald J Wapner
    Columbia University, New York, USA
    N Engl J Med 357:1190-8. 2007
    ..We report long-term follow-up results of children enrolled in a randomized trial comparing single and repeat courses of antenatal corticosteroids...
  74. ncbi request reprint Association between use of antenatal magnesium sulfate in preterm labor and adverse health outcomes in infants
    Dwight J Rouse
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 188:295. 2003

Research Grants8

  1. CHLORHEXIDINE IRRIGATION TO PREVENT INFECTION
    Dwight Rouse; Fiscal Year: 2001
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  2. MIDCAREER AWARD IN PATIENT ORIENTED OBSTETRIC RESEARCH
    Dwight Rouse; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..Finally, the effectiveness of an intervention (how it would perform under conditions of actual clinical practice) is an attribute that, in many situations, is as important as its efficacy (how it performs under ideal conditions). ..
  3. NICHD Maternal Fetal Medicine Units Network
    Dwight Rouse; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..We believe that we remain well positioned for competitive renewal as an NICHD MFMU Network center for the next five years. ..