Jm Thorp

Summary

Affiliation: University of North Carolina
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Vitamin D status and recurrent preterm birth: a nested case-control study in high-risk women
    J M Thorp
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of North Carolina School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7570, USA
    BJOG 119:1617-23. 2012
  2. ncbi request reprint Central hemodynamic effects of an oxytocin receptor antagonist (atosiban) in the isolated, perfused rat heart
    J M Thorp
    Department of Ob Gyn, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill 27599 7570, USA
    J Soc Gynecol Investig 6:186-7. 1999
  3. ncbi request reprint Hormone replacement therapy in postmenopausal women: utilization of health care resources by new users
    J M Thorp
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of North Carolina School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 185:318-26. 2001
  4. pmc O', Evidence-based medicine--where is your effectiveness?
    Jm Thorp
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    BJOG 114:1-2. 2007
  5. doi request reprint Utilization of anti-RhD in the emergency department after blunt trauma
    John M Thorp
    Maternal and Child Health, UNC Schools of Medicine and Public Health, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599 7570, USA
    Obstet Gynecol Surv 63:112-5. 2008
  6. ncbi request reprint Risk score for antenatal bacterial vaginosis: BV PIN points
    Lisa M Pastore
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27517 9212, USA
    J Perinatol 22:125-32. 2002
  7. ncbi request reprint Multivitamin use and the risk of preterm birth
    Anjel Vahratian
    Department of Maternal and Child Health, School of Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 160:886-92. 2004
  8. ncbi request reprint The epidemiology of threatened preterm labor: a prospective cohort study
    Melissa L McPheeters
    Departments of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Epidemiology, and Medicine, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 192:1325-9; discussion 1329-30. 2005
  9. 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
  10. ncbi request reprint Predictors of vaginal bleeding during the first two trimesters of pregnancy
    Juan Yang
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol 19:276-83. 2005

Detail Information

Publications74

  1. pmc Vitamin D status and recurrent preterm birth: a nested case-control study in high-risk women
    J M Thorp
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of North Carolina School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7570, USA
    BJOG 119:1617-23. 2012
    ..To determine whether vitamin D status is associated with recurrent preterm birth, and any interactions between vitamin D levels and fish consumption...
  2. ncbi request reprint Central hemodynamic effects of an oxytocin receptor antagonist (atosiban) in the isolated, perfused rat heart
    J M Thorp
    Department of Ob Gyn, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill 27599 7570, USA
    J Soc Gynecol Investig 6:186-7. 1999
    ..This is in contrast to other tocolytic agents, which have profound hemodynamic effects. We conducted this study to determine the cardiac effect of atosiban in the isolated, perfused rat heart model...
  3. ncbi request reprint Hormone replacement therapy in postmenopausal women: utilization of health care resources by new users
    J M Thorp
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of North Carolina School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 185:318-26. 2001
    ..To determine health care resource use by new postmenopausal users of hormone replacement therapy...
  4. pmc O', Evidence-based medicine--where is your effectiveness?
    Jm Thorp
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    BJOG 114:1-2. 2007
  5. doi request reprint Utilization of anti-RhD in the emergency department after blunt trauma
    John M Thorp
    Maternal and Child Health, UNC Schools of Medicine and Public Health, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599 7570, USA
    Obstet Gynecol Surv 63:112-5. 2008
    ..This article reminds caregivers of the risk of rhesus sensitization following blunt trauma, in order that they can administer anti-RhD appropriately and hemolytic disease of the fetus or newborn can be prevented...
  6. ncbi request reprint Risk score for antenatal bacterial vaginosis: BV PIN points
    Lisa M Pastore
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27517 9212, USA
    J Perinatol 22:125-32. 2002
    ..Develop a clinical risk score to screen for antenatal bacterial vaginosis (BV), irrespective of symptoms...
  7. ncbi request reprint Multivitamin use and the risk of preterm birth
    Anjel Vahratian
    Department of Maternal and Child Health, School of Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 160:886-92. 2004
    ..These results suggest that, compared with nonusers, women who take multivitamin supplements prior to conception may have a reduced risk of preterm birth, but further studies are needed with a larger sample of preconceptional users...
  8. ncbi request reprint The epidemiology of threatened preterm labor: a prospective cohort study
    Melissa L McPheeters
    Departments of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Epidemiology, and Medicine, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 192:1325-9; discussion 1329-30. 2005
    ..The purpose of this study was to describe the occurrence, timing, and outcomes of hospital-based diagnoses of preterm labor...
  9. 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...
  10. ncbi request reprint Predictors of vaginal bleeding during the first two trimesters of pregnancy
    Juan Yang
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol 19:276-83. 2005
    ..The combination of prior spontaneous and induced abortion showed a dose-response association with the occurrence of vaginal bleeding during pregnancy...
  11. pmc Vitamins C and E to prevent complications of pregnancy-associated hypertension
    James M Roberts
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, USA
    N Engl J Med 362:1282-91. 2010
    ..We assessed the effects of antioxidant supplementation with vitamins C and E, initiated early in pregnancy, on the risk of serious adverse maternal, fetal, and neonatal outcomes related to pregnancy-associated hypertension...
  12. pmc Risk factors for uteroplacental vascular compromise and inflammation
    Arthur M Baker
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of North Carolina School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7516, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 199:256.e1-9. 2008
    ..The purpose of this study was to identify potentially modifiable risk factors of placental injury that reflect maternal uteroplacental vascular compromise (UPVC) and acute and chronic placental inflammation...
  13. ncbi request reprint Maternal urine albumin excretion and pregnancy outcome
    Nora Franceschini
    Department of Medicine, School of Medicine, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7155, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 45:1010-8. 2005
    ..The relationship between increased urine albumin excretion (albuminuria), a marker of endothelial dysfunction, and preterm birth has not been fully evaluated...
  14. ncbi request reprint Probability samples of area births versus clinic populations for reproductive epidemiology studies
    David A Savitz
    Carolina Population Center, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol 19:315-22. 2005
    ..6) vs. clinic women (1.1), whereas other predictors were similar. Patterns may differ across groups for many reasons, including self-selection of clinics and varying clinical practices...
  15. ncbi request reprint The use of non-nutritive sucking to decrease the physiologic pain response during neonatal circumcision: a randomized controlled trial
    Mary M T South
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of North Carolina Hospitals, Chapel Hill, NC 27514, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 193:537-42; discussion 542-3. 2005
    ..The purpose of this research was to study the effects on the physiologic pain response of the neonate during circumcision with the use of a gloved human finger...
  16. ncbi request reprint Attitudes toward participation in a pregnancy and child cohort study
    Julie L Daniels
    Department of Epidemiology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 27599 7435, USA
    Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol 20:260-6. 2006
    ..This survey confirmed that once women are enrolled, they tend to be willing to complete most components of an intensive study, suggesting that initial efforts for recruitment are most important...
  17. pmc Diagnosis of bacterial vaginosis from self-obtained vaginal swabs
    Robert A Strauss
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, School of Medicine, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    Infect Dis Obstet Gynecol 13:31-5. 2005
    ..To determine the concordance between vaginal fluid Gram stains and pH obtained at speculum exam with similar stains and pH prepared from self-obtained vaginal swabs...
  18. pmc Preconception care between pregnancies: the content of internatal care
    Michael C Lu
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, California 90095 1772, USA
    Matern Child Health J 10:S107-22. 2006
    ..The primary aim of this paper is to start a dialogue on the content of internatal care...
  19. ncbi request reprint A randomized controlled trial of acupuncture for initiation of labor in nulliparous women
    Terry C Harper
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of North Carolina, NC, USA
    J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med 19:465-70. 2006
    ..To evaluate the utility of outpatient acupuncture for labor stimulation...
  20. pmc Alteration in vaginal microflora, douching prior to pregnancy, and preterm birth
    John M Thorp
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, School of Medicine, The University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7516
    Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol 22:530-7. 2008
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  21. ncbi request reprint Impact of abnormal results of outpatient fetal heart rate monitoring on maternal intervention in labor
    Georgine M Lamvu
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 101 Manning Drive, CB 7570 MacNider Building, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7508, USA
    J Reprod Med 51:689-93. 2006
    ..To conduct a retrospective, cohort study to determine the impact of abnormal outpatient fetal heart rate (FHR) testing on maternal interventions in labor, including labor induction, operative vaginal delivery and unplanned cesarean section...
  22. ncbi request reprint Should spontaneous and medically indicated preterm births be separated for studying aetiology?
    David A Savitz
    Carolina Population Center, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7435, USA
    Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol 19:97-105. 2005
    ..Given the complexity of the aetiological pathways, both aggregation and disaggregation are well justified and should be included in studies of the causes of preterm birth...
  23. ncbi request reprint Reducing the caesarean delivery risk in elective inductions of labour: a decision analysis
    Jennifer L Bailit
    Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Department of Ob Gyn, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7516, USA
    Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol 16:90-96. 2002
    ..We conclude that spontaneous labour has the highest vaginal delivery rates. An fFN test in a nulliparous woman may help to raise her likelihood of a vaginal delivery in an elective induction...
  24. ncbi request reprint Vigorous leisure activity and pregnancy outcome
    Kelly R Evenson
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, NC 27514, USA
    Epidemiology 13:653-9. 2002
    ..Because vigorous leisure activity may affect timing of delivery, this study examined association between vigorous leisure activity and birth outcomes...
  25. ncbi request reprint The association between impaired glucose tolerance and birth weight among black and white women in central North Carolina
    Tina M Saldana
    Department of Nutrition, School of Public Health, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27516 3997, USA
    Diabetes Care 26:656-61. 2003
    ..This study examines the relationship of glucose intolerance during pregnancy to birth weight among black and white participants of the Pregnancy, Infection, and Nutrition Study...
  26. ncbi request reprint Indicators of cocaine exposure and preterm birth
    David A Savitz
    Carolina Population Center, School of Public Health, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599 7400, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 99:458-65. 2002
    ..To identify predictors of cocaine exposure during pregnancy, using hair and urine assays and self-report, and the association with preterm birth...
  27. ncbi request reprint Poverty, education, race, and pregnancy outcome
    David A Savitz
    Carolina Population Center, Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599 7435, USA
    Ethn Dis 14:322-9. 2004
    ..7, 95% CI: 1.1, 2.7). Socioeconomic indicators appear to have complex joint effect patterns among racial subgroups, perhaps because the material and psychological implications of education and income status differ between groups...
  28. ncbi request reprint Long-term physical and psychological health consequences of induced abortion: review of the evidence
    John M Thorp
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599, USA
    Obstet Gynecol Surv 58:67-79. 2003
    ..Although it remains uncertain whether elective abortion increases subsequent breast cancer, it is clear that a decision to abort and delay pregnancy culminates in a loss of protection with the net effect being an increased risk...
  29. ncbi request reprint Second trimester folate status and preterm birth
    Anna Maria Siega-Riz
    Carolina Population Center, CB 8120 University Square, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27516 3997, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 191:1851-7. 2004
    ..The purpose of this study was to show that maternal folate status during pregnancy may be related to preterm birth...
  30. ncbi request reprint Comparison of pregnancy dating by last menstrual period, ultrasound scanning, and their combination
    David A Savitz
    Carolina Population Center, The Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 27599, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 187:1660-6. 2002
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate the accuracy of algorithms for the assignment of gestational age with the use of the last menstrual period and early ultrasound information...
  31. pmc Timing of elective repeat cesarean delivery at term and neonatal outcomes
    Alan T N Tita
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 619 19th St South, Birmingham, AL 35249, USA
    N Engl J Med 360:111-20. 2009
    ..We assessed associations between elective cesarean delivery at term (37 weeks of gestation or longer) but before 39 weeks of gestation and neonatal outcomes...
  32. ncbi request reprint Bacterial vaginosis, vaginal fluid neutrophil defensins, and preterm birth
    Rukmini B Balu
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599 7400, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 101:862-8. 2003
    ..To examine the association between bacterial vaginosis, vaginal fluid neutrophil defensins, and preterm birth...
  33. ncbi request reprint Prospective validation of a perinatal bacterial vaginosis screening risk score
    Lisa M Pastore
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, School of Medicine, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA 22908 0712, USA
    J Perinatol 24:735-42. 2004
    ..Prospectively validate an antenatal bacterial vaginosis (BV) risk score at two public health department obstetrics clinics...
  34. pmc Stress questionnaires and stress biomarkers during pregnancy
    Emily W Harville
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 18:1425-33. 2009
    ..Although these hormones have been interpreted as biomarkers of stress, it is unclear whether psychosocial measures are empirically associated with biomarkers of stress in pregnant women...
  35. ncbi request reprint Factors that influence the timing of spontaneous labor at term
    Kelly A Fogleman
    University of North Carolina School of Medicine, NC, USA
    J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med 20:813-7. 2007
    ..This study examines whether sociodemographic factors known to increase the risk of pre-term birth also affect the length of term gestations...
  36. 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...
  37. ncbi request reprint Bacterial vaginosis and vaginal fluid defensins during pregnancy
    Rukmini B Balu
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 187:1267-71. 2002
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine the association between Gram stain findings of vaginal fluid and the concentration of vaginal fluid neutrophil defensins...
  38. 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...
  39. ncbi request reprint Plasma CRH measurement at 16 to 20 weeks' gestation does not predict preterm delivery in women at high-risk for preterm delivery
    Baha Sibai
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Cincinnati School of Medicine, Cincinnati, OH 45267, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 193:1181-6. 2005
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine the utility of a single second-trimester plasma corticotropin-releasing hormone measurement as a marker for preterm delivery in women at high risk for preterm delivery...
  40. ncbi request reprint Use of progesterone to prevent preterm birth at a tertiary care center
    Jennifer L Bailit
    Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, MetroHealth Medical Center, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio 44109, USA
    J Reprod Med 52:280-4. 2007
    ..To assess the prescription patterns of progesterone for the prevention of preterm birth in a tertiary center...
  41. ncbi request reprint Patterns of salivary cortisol secretion in pregnancy and implications for assessment protocols
    Emily W Harville
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7435, USA
    Biol Psychol 74:85-91. 2007
    ..82 to 0.88). Standardizing the clinic measurement to a single time of day did not substantially improve correlations with mean AUC. Correlations with measures of reported stress were also not strong...
  42. 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...
  43. ncbi request reprint Prevention of recurrent preterm delivery by 17 alpha-hydroxyprogesterone caproate
    Paul J Meis
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Wake Forest University, Winston Salem, NC 27157, USA
    N Engl J Med 348:2379-85. 2003
    ..The results of several small trials have suggested that 17 alpha-hydroxyprogesterone caproate (17P) may reduce the risk of preterm delivery...
  44. ncbi request reprint Vitamin C intake and the risk of preterm delivery
    Anna Maria Siega-Riz
    Department of Nutrition, School of Public Health, the Carolina Population Center, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 189:519-25. 2003
    ..Ascorbic acid deficiency may lead to premature rupture of the membranes...
  45. ncbi request reprint Trial of labor or repeat cesarean delivery in women with morbid obesity and previous cesarean delivery
    Judith U Hibbard
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois 60612, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 108:125-33. 2006
    ....
  46. ncbi request reprint Long-term physical and psychological health consequences of induced abortion: a review of the evidence
    John M Thorp
    University of North Carolina School of Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    Linacre Q 72:44-69. 2005
  47. ncbi request reprint Antibiotic therapy for the treatment of preterm labor: a review of the evidence
    John M Thorp
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of North Carolina School of Medicine, Chapel Hill 27599 7570, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 186:587-92. 2002
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate the evidence regarding antibiotics for the treatment of preterm labor...
  48. 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...
  49. 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...
  50. 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...
  51. ncbi request reprint Vaginal bleeding during pregnancy and preterm birth
    Juan Yang
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 160:118-25. 2004
    ....
  52. pmc Cervicoisthmic cerclage: transabdominal vs transvaginal approach
    Marili U Witt
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7570, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 201:105.e1-4. 2009
    ..We sought to compare the outcomes of cervicoisthmic (CI) cerclage using traditional transabdominal (TA) approach vs the lesser used transvaginal (TV) approach...
  53. 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
    ....
  54. ncbi request reprint Risk of uterine rupture with a trial of labor in women with multiple and single prior cesarean delivery
    Mark B Landon
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 108:12-20. 2006
    ..To determine whether the risk for uterine rupture is increased in women attempting vaginal birth after multiple cesarean deliveries...
  55. pmc Does information available at admission for delivery improve prediction of vaginal birth after cesarean?
    William A Grobman
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Am J Perinatol 26:693-701. 2009
    ..A prediction model for VBAC success, which incorporates factors that can be ascertained only as the pregnancy progresses, adds to the predictive accuracy of a model that uses only factors available at a first prenatal visit...
  56. 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...
  57. 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...
  58. 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...
  59. ncbi request reprint Measures of placental growth in relation to birth weight and gestational age
    Carolyn M Salafia
    Department of Epidemiology, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, NY
    Am J Epidemiol 162:991-8. 2005
    ....
  60. 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...
  61. 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...
  62. doi request reprint Prevalence of low sexual desire and hypoactive sexual desire disorder in a nationally representative sample of US women
    Suzanne L West
    RTI International, 3040 Cornwallis Rd, PO Box 12194, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709 2194, USA
    Arch Intern Med 168:1441-9. 2008
    ..We sought to estimate the prevalence of low sexual desire and hypoactive sexual desire disorder (HSDD) in US women, focusing on their menopausal status...
  63. ncbi request reprint The MFMU Cesarean Registry: factors affecting the success of trial of labor after previous cesarean delivery
    Mark B Landon
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at The Ohio State University College of Medicine and Public Health, Columbus, OH 43210 1228, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 193:1016-23. 2005
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine which factors influence the likelihood of successful trial of labor (TOL) after 1 previous cesarean delivery (CD)...
  64. 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...
  65. ncbi request reprint The effect of early epidural versus early intravenous analgesia use on labor progression: a natural experiment
    Anjel Vahratian
    Division of Epidemiology, Statistics and Prevention Research, National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, Bethesda, MD, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 191:259-65. 2004
    ..The purpose of this study was to compare the effect of early epidural with the use of early intravenous analgesia on labor progression...
  66. ncbi request reprint The Maternal-Fetal Medicine Unit cesarean registry: trial of labor with a twin gestation
    Michael W Varner
    Department of Obstetrics, University of Utah, Salt Lake City 84132, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 193:135-40. 2005
    ..The purpose of this study was to identify the success rates and risks in women with a twin pregnancy who attempt a trial of labor after cesarean delivery...
  67. ncbi request reprint Progesterone for prevention of recurrent preterm birth: impact of gestational age at previous delivery
    Catherine Y Spong
    National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, Bethesda, MD, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 193:1127-31. 2005
    ..We hypothesized that treatment with 17-OHP caproate is more effective in prolonging pregnancy depending on the gestational age of the earliest previous preterm birth (20-27.9, 28-33.9 vs 34-36.9 weeks)...
  68. 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...
  69. 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...
  70. ncbi request reprint Maternal and perinatal outcomes associated with a trial of labor after prior cesarean delivery
    Mark B Landon
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Ohio State University, College of Medicine and Public Health, Columbus 43210 1228, USA
    N Engl J Med 351:2581-9. 2004
    ..The absolute and relative risks associated with a trial of labor in women with a history of cesarean delivery, as compared with elective repeated cesarean delivery without labor, are uncertain...
  71. ncbi request reprint Drinking water arsenic exposure and blood pressure in healthy women of reproductive age in Inner Mongolia, China
    Richard K Kwok
    RTI International, PO Box 12194, 3040 Cornwallis Rd, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709 2194, USA
    Toxicol Appl Pharmacol 222:337-43. 2007
    ..If our study results are confirmed in other populations, the potential burden of cardiovascular disease attributable to drinking water arsenic is significant...
  72. 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...
  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 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
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Research Grants12

  1. Community Maternal & Child Health-Eastern North Carolina
    John Thorp; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Ultimately, we present a process for a reasonably paced, systematic development of a full-scale community-partnered multi-level research project. ..
  2. NICHD Maternal Fetal Medicine Units Network
    John Thorp; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ....
  3. Community Child Health Network, Eastern North Carolina
    John Thorp; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Eastern NC community partners have participated fully in the research planning and will have crucial roles to play in the initiation, conduct, and analyses, of this cohort study ..
  4. Placental Vascular Compromise and Preterm Delivery
    John Thorp; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ....